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  • Page 1 User Manual...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Contents Chapter 1 Getting Started Using the Multimedia App (Optional) Chapter 1. Getting Started Using Apps With a Samsung Smartphone (Optional) Samsung Software Update Before You Start Diagnosing the Computer Status and Troubleshooting Safety Precautions Using the Security Slot Proper Posture During Computer Use Overview Chapter 4.
  • Page 3 Chapter 1. Getting Started Before You Start Safety Precautions Proper Posture During Computer Use Overview Turning the Computer On and Off...
  • Page 4: Chapter 1. Getting Started

    Before You Start Chapter 1 Getting Started Before reading the User Manual, first check the following Using the software information. From the Start Screen, right-click any area and select All • Optional items, some devices and software referred to in apps in the bottom right corner.
  • Page 5 Samsung Electronics shall not be liable for any data loss. Please take care to avoid losing any important data and backup your data to prevent any such data loss.
  • Page 6 Before You Start Chapter 1 Getting Started About Memory Capacity Representation About the Product Capacity Representation Standard The memory capacity reported in Windows is less than the actual capacity of memory. About the capacity representation of the storage This is because BIOS or a video adapter uses a portion of memory or claims it for further use.
  • Page 7: Safety Precautions

    Since this is commonly applied to Samsung Computers, This increases the risk that a malfunction or some pictures may differ from actual products.
  • Page 8 Safety Precautions Chapter 1 Getting Started Warning If the power cord or power outlet makes a noise, disconnect the power cord from the Failure to follow instructions marked with this symbol may wall outlet and contact a service center. cause personal injury and even fatality. There is a danger of electric shock or fire hazard.
  • Page 9 Safety Precautions Chapter 1 Getting Started Warning AC Adapter Usage Precautions Failure to follow instructions marked with this symbol may cause personal injury and even fatality. Connect the power cord to the AC adapter firmly. Connect the power cord to an outlet or Otherwise, there is a danger of fire due to an multiple power plug (extended cable) with incomplete contact.
  • Page 10 Please use an authorized battery and adapter still turned on. approved by Samsung Electronics. If you put the computer into your bag without Unauthorized batteries and adapters may not turning it off, the computer may overheat and meet the proper safety requirements and may there is a danger of fire.
  • Page 11 Safety Precautions Chapter 1 Getting Started Warning Usage Related Failure to follow instructions marked with this symbol may cause personal injury and even fatality. Disconnect all cables connected to the computer before cleaning it. If your notebook is external & removable battery Never heat the product(or battery) or put type, remove the external battery.
  • Page 12 Safety Precautions Chapter 1 Getting Started Warning Upgrade Related Failure to follow instructions marked with this symbol may cause personal injury and even fatality. Be sure to upgrade the computer by yourself only if you have sufficient knowledge and ability. Avoid direct sunlight when the computer is in an air-tight location such as inside a If this is not the case, ask for assistance from...
  • Page 13 Safety Precautions Chapter 1 Getting Started Warning Security and Movement Related Failure to follow instructions marked with this symbol may cause personal injury and even fatality. Follow the instructions for the relevant location (e.g. airplane, hospital, etc.) when using a wireless communication device Before upgrading the computer, be sure (wireless LAN, Bluetooth, etc.).
  • Page 14 This may cause an injury, fire or explosion. When using the computer with it lying on its side, place it so Use only a battery authorized by Samsung Electronics. that the vents face upwards. Failure to do so may cause an explosion.
  • Page 15 This may cause personal injury or loss of data. Authorized Samsung Repair Centers will carry out safety checks after a repair. Using a repaired product without testing it for Do not touch the antenna with electricity facility such as the safety may cause an electric shock or fire.
  • Page 16 Safety Precautions Chapter 1 Getting Started Caution Do not place your face close to the Optical Disk Drive tray when it is operating. Failure to follow instructions marked with this symbol may There is a danger of injury due to an abrupt ejection. cause slight injury or damage to the product.
  • Page 17 Never disassemble or repair the product by yourself. There is a danger of electric shock or fire. To connect a device that is not manufactured or authorized by Samsung Electronics, enquire at your service center before connecting the device. There is a danger of damaging the product.
  • Page 18 Safety Precautions Chapter 1 Getting Started Caution Causes that may damage the data of a hard disk drive and the hard disk drive itself. Failure to follow instructions marked with this symbol may cause slight injury or damage to the product. •...
  • Page 19: Proper Posture During Computer Use

    Proper Posture During Computer Use Chapter 1 Getting Started Maintaining a proper posture during computer use is very • Do not use the computer while you are lying down, but only important to prevent physical harm. while you are sitting down. The following instructions are about maintaining a proper posture •...
  • Page 20 Proper Posture During Computer Use Chapter 1 Getting Started Eye Position Hand Position Keep the monitor or LCD away from your eyes by at least Keep your arm at a right angle as shown by the figure. 50cm. • Keep the line from your elbow to your hand straight. •...
  • Page 21 Proper Posture During Computer Use Chapter 1 Getting Started Volume Control (Headphones and Speakers) Use Time (Break Time) Check your volume first to listen to music. • Take a break for 10 minutes or more after a 50-minute period when working for more than one hour. Illumination •...
  • Page 22: Overview

    Overview Chapter 1 Getting Started Front View Camera operating This indicates the camera operating indicator status. • The pictures used for the cover and the main body in the Using this camera, you can take still User Manual are those of the representative model of each pictures and record video.
  • Page 23 Overview Chapter 1 Getting Started Caution when using the touch buttons Touch buttons (for corresponding models only) • You can only use the touch buttons when the computer is If you touch the sensor, the touch button works. turned on. •...
  • Page 24 Overview Chapter 1 Getting Started Right View Left View 1 Power Button Turns the computer on and off. 1 Multi Card Slot A card slot supports multi cards.
  • Page 25 Overview Chapter 1 Getting Started Rear View 1 Microphone You can use the built-in microphone. Ear-set / headset This is the jack for connecting an ear-set Jack or headset. This port is used as a USB port or chargeable USB port. Using a chargeable USB port, you can USB Port access or charge a USB device.
  • Page 26 Overview Chapter 1 Getting Started Connect the Ethernet cable to this port. Wired LAN Port A jack to connect the AC adapter that supplies power to the computer. DC Jack The appearance and size of the jack may differ depending on the model. You can watch TV by connecting the antenna cable.
  • Page 27: Turning The Computer On And Off

    Turning the Computer On and Off Chapter 1 Getting Started Turning the computer on About Windows Activation Connect the AC adapter. When you turn the computer on for the first time, the Windows activation screen appears. Follow the activation procedures according to the instructions on the screen to use the computer.
  • Page 28 Turning the Computer On and Off Chapter 1 Getting Started Turning the computer off • Since the procedures to turn the computer off may differ depending on the installed operating system, please turn the computer off according to the procedures for the purchased operating system.
  • Page 29: Windows Hot Key Function

    Chapter 2. Using Windows 8 What is Microsoft Windows 8? Screen At a Glance Using the Charms Using Apps Windows Hot Key Function Using a Touch Screen (Touch screen models only) 38...
  • Page 30: Chapter 2. Using Windows 8

    What is Microsoft Windows 8? Chapter 2 Using Windows 8 Microsoft Windows 8 (hereafter referred to as Windows) is an operating system that is required for operating a computer. Searching To use your computer optimally, you need to know how to use it for Help properly.
  • Page 31: Screen At A Glance

    Screen At a Glance Chapter 2 Using Windows 8 Windows 8 provides both the new Start screen mode and the Refers to the default Start screen of Desktop mode of the existing OS. 1 Start Screen Windows 8. Refers to the apps that are currently 2 App installed.
  • Page 32 Screen At a Glance Chapter 2 Using Windows 8 Desktop This provides similar functions to those provided by the Desktop Displaying Documents and Files in prior Windows versions. Click Windows Explorer in the taskbar on the Desktop search for documents and files. Desktop Refers to the Desktop.
  • Page 33: Using The Charms

    Using the Charms Chapter 2 Using Windows 8 The Charms is a new type of menu that combines the Start menu If you want to search for a program or file in the App(s)/ with the Control Panel of existing Windows. Settings/File(s), simply enter a keyword in the Search The Charms allows you to quickly configure the device(s) charm and start Search.
  • Page 34 Using the Charms Chapter 2 Using Windows 8 Changing the Settings Frequently used Windows menus are collected. Icon Name Function Description Click the Charms > Settings. You can connect to a wireless network. Wireless Select a wireless network to connect Network Adjusting the You can adjust the volume or mute the...
  • Page 35: Using Apps

    Using Apps Chapter 2 Using Windows 8 An App refers to an application program (hereafter referred to as Using Apps an App). In a larger sense, it refers to all the software programs installed on the operating system. Displaying Currently Running App(s) Windows 8 provides basic Apps for frequently performed tasks.
  • Page 36 Using Apps Chapter 2 Using Windows 8 Running Two Apps at the Same Time Adding/Removing an App to/from the Start Screen Click Start screen > right-click your mouse button. Select the Apps in the Start screen. Click All Apps at the bottom of the screen to display all the Apps that are currently installed.
  • Page 37 Run the Charms and click Settings > Change PC Settings. Click Users > Your account > Switch to a Microsoft account. Register your account through the following relevant procedures. Samsung cannot solve errors occuring with other apps installed from the Windows Store. Contact customer support for the app directly.
  • Page 38: Windows Hot Key Function

    Windows Hot Key Function Chapter 2 Using Windows 8 You can use the following convenient hot keys in Windows 8. Function Hot Keys Function Description Displaying the Windows Key Switches to Start mode. Start Screen Displaying the Switches to Desktop Windows Key + D Desktop mode.
  • Page 39: Using A Touch Screen (Touch Screen Models Only)

    Using a Touch Screen Chapter 2 (Touch screen models only) Using Windows 8 A touch screens allows you to use your computer without a keyboard or mouse. The touch screen instructions also describe the functions which can be activated via the touch screen. •...
  • Page 40: Using A Touch Screen (Touch Screen Models Only)

    Using a Touch Screen Chapter 2 (Touch screen models only) Using Windows 8 Touch Operation Function Description Dragging from the left edge Displays the last run App. toward the center Dragging from the bottom edge upward or from the top edge Displays the options for the currently running application.
  • Page 41 Using a Touch Screen Chapter 2 (Touch screen models only) Using Windows 8 Touch Operation Function Description Rotating with more than 2 fingers Rotates the selected target. Spreading 2 fingers widely or Zooms in or out of the target. bringing them towards each other Provides the same function as right-clicking your mouse button.
  • Page 42 Using a Touch Screen Chapter 2 (Touch screen models only) Using Windows 8 Calibrating the Screen When the Calibration window appears, press the + mark by following the onscreen instructions. If you are using the touch screen for the first time or the pointer is not aiming correctly and the accuracy has declined, calibrate your screen.
  • Page 43 Using a Touch Screen Chapter 2 (Touch screen models only) Using Windows 8 On the Desktop, press the at the right of the taskbar to Entering Characters display the Tablet PC Input Panel. You can enter characters using the keyboard and the Tablet PC Input Panel.
  • Page 44 Using a Touch Screen Chapter 2 (Touch screen models only) Using Windows 8 Entering characters using the Touch keyboard Entering characters in Handwriting Mode The Touch keyboard has the standard keyboard layout which You can enter characters by writing them in the Handwriting allows you to select keys to enter characters.
  • Page 45 Using a Touch Screen Chapter 2 (Touch screen models only) Using Windows 8 Note for Using the Touch Screen • Be careful not to damage the edges of the touch screen. If the edges of the touch screen are damaged, the touch screen •...
  • Page 46: Chapter 3. Using The Computer

    Using the TV (Optional) Using the Remote Control (Optional) Using the TPM Security Device (Optional) Using the Multimedia App (Optional) Using Apps With a Samsung Smartphone (Optional) Samsung Software Update Diagnosing the Computer Status and Troubleshooting 93 Using the Security Slot...
  • Page 47: Using A Wireless Keyboard/Mouse (Optional)

    Using a wireless keyboard/mouse Chapter 3. (Optional) Using the computer Insert the wireless signal receiver into the USB port at the The wireless keyboard and mouse are optional and the appearance and the color of the provided keyboard and mouse back of the computer.
  • Page 48 Using a wireless keyboard/mouse Chapter 3. (Optional) Using the computer Insert the batteries and then close the battery cover. Wireless keyboard Locate the battery cover at the bottom back of the keyboard. Use your fingers to push the cover up. •...
  • Page 49 Using a wireless keyboard/mouse Chapter 3. (Optional) Using the computer Battery replacement LED This indicates when it is time to replace the battery. If the LED blinks, replace the batteries. Windows Key Directional keys Moves the cursor up, down, left or right. In Windows 8, the Start screen appears.
  • Page 50 Using a wireless keyboard/mouse Chapter 3. (Optional) Using the computer Shortcut Keys Press both the Fn key and hot key at the same time. Alternatively, press the Fn Lock key as well as a hot key to use the hot key functions more easily. ►...
  • Page 51 Using a wireless keyboard/mouse Chapter 3. (Optional) Using the computer Shortcut keys Function Description Play the previous file Play/Pause Play the media file Stop Play the next file Search Share These menu keys are available only on Windows 8. Each menu item will be activated as appropriate. Device Setup Mute...
  • Page 52 Using a wireless keyboard/mouse Chapter 3. (Optional) Using the computer Click function Wireless keyboard Briefly press the left mouse button once. If you click this mouse button once, the corresponding program is Wheel button selected. Moves the pointer up and down. Double-click function Right button Left button...
  • Page 53 Using a wireless keyboard/mouse Chapter 3. (Optional) Using the computer Within 30 seconds of reconnecting the receiver, press and If the wireless keyboard does not work hold the CONNECT button for 1 seconds near the receiver. ► Check if it is out of battery. For the keyboard, check if the battery low indicator the top right blinks.
  • Page 54 Using a wireless keyboard/mouse Chapter 3. (Optional) Using the computer Disconnect and then reconnect the wireless signal receiver to If the wireless mouse does not work the main body. ► When the power switch at the bottom of the mouse is in the OFF position, the mouse does not work.
  • Page 55: Using Hand Gestures (Optional)

    Using hand gestures Chapter 3. (Optional) Using the computer The Hand Gesture window appears on the right side of the You can turn the pages on the screen, and run and exit programs using hand gestures in front of the computer screen. In addition, screen.
  • Page 56: Using Hand Gestures (Optional)

    Using hand gestures Chapter 3. (Optional) Using the computer Tips If you place your hand in front of the camera, your hand is recognized when the palm-shaped icon appears on the • This function only works when a hand icon appears on the screen.
  • Page 57 Using hand gestures Chapter 3. (Optional) Using the computer Try to run a function referring to the figure of the gesture below. Gestures Hand Motions Operating descriptions Move to the Move the palm to the left / Previous screen / Next screen Left or Right Move the palm to the right Fist...
  • Page 58: Multi Card Slot (Optional)

    Multi Card Slot Chapter 3. (Optional) Using the computer Using the multi-card slot, you can read and write data on various Using the card types of memory cards. When you insert a memory card, make sure to insert the memory Insert a memory card into the multi-card slot in the correct card in the correct direction.
  • Page 59 Multi Card Slot Chapter 3. (Optional) Using the computer The following message appears on the top right. Click to Memory Card Naming open the folder and click View Files. The following table shows the full names of memory cards for each abbreviation. Abbreviation Memory Card’s Name Secure Digital...
  • Page 60 Multi Card Slot Chapter 3. (Optional) Using the computer To format a memory card • To share a memory card with a digital device such as digital camera, it is recommended to format the memory card When using the memory card for the first time, you must format in the digital device before use.
  • Page 61: Using The Product As A Monitor (Optional)

    Using the product as a monitor Chapter 3. (Optional) Using the computer The LCD screen of this product can be used as a monitor using the You can only use monitor mode by connecting the Digital Digital Video/Audio Input Port (HDMI-IN). Video/Audio Input Port (HDMI-IN).
  • Page 62: Adjusting The Volume

    Adjusting the Volume Chapter 3. Using the computer You can control the volume with the volume control program. Using the Sound Recorder Using the touch button The procedures to record sound using the Windows Recorder are described below. Tap the touch button to control the volume.
  • Page 63 Adjusting the Volume Chapter 3. Using the computer Using SoundAlive (Optional) The SoundAlive function enables you to experience more stereophonic sound using stereo speakers. • SoundAlive is only supported in Windows 8. • The software programs provider may vary, depending on your computer model.
  • Page 64: Switching The Picture Mode

    • Movie: Switch to this mode when the ambient lighting is dark Therefore Samsung observes and manages the following dot or when watching movies. principles: • Low-contrast scene: This will make a darker scene brighter for - Bright dot : 2 or less distinction.
  • Page 65: Wired Network

    Wired Network Chapter 3. Using the computer A wired network is a network environment used for a company Click Charms menu on the Desktop > Settings > network or broadband internet connection at home. Control Panel > Network and Internet > Network and Sharing Center and click on Change adapter settings in •...
  • Page 66 Wired Network Chapter 3. Using the computer Select Internet Protocol Version 4(TCP/IPv4) from the list Configure the IP settings. of Network Components and click Properties. When using DHCP, select Obtain an IP address automatically. To use a static IP address, select Use the following IP address, and set the IP address manually.
  • Page 67 Wired Network Chapter 3. Using the computer - <Wake On LAN> feature may not work while using Hybrid Using the WOL (Wake On LAN) function power saving feature. Hybrid sleep mode can be disabled <Wake On LAN> is a function that activates the system from Sleep from Power Options under Control Panel.
  • Page 68: Wireless Network (Optional)

    Wireless Network Chapter 3. (Optional) Using the computer A wireless network (Wireless LAN) environment is a network • The screen figures and terms may differ depending on the environment that enables communication between multiple model. computers at home or a small-size office through wireless LAN •...
  • Page 69 Wireless Network Chapter 3. (Optional) Using the computer Click Connect. Connecting to a Wireless LAN If a network key is set for the AP, enter the network key and If there is an AP, you can connect to the Internet via the AP using then click OK.
  • Page 70: Using The Tv (Optional)

    Using the TV Chapter 3. (Optional) Using the computer Products embedded with a TV tuner card (Optional) can use the Configuring the TV TV function. After connecting to the antenna, you can watch TV by using the • The screenshots and terms used in the user manual may corresponding TV program.
  • Page 71 Using the TV Chapter 3. (Optional) Using the computer When the channel scanning screen appears, click Scan. Note on Configuration • The setup procedures may differ depending on the current type of your TV service. • You should set the product to the region and postal code where your computer is currently installed.
  • Page 72 Using the TV Chapter 3. (Optional) Using the computer TV Program Menu You can watch a currently broadcast TV Live TV program. Click the Home icon on the upper area of the screen to display the main screen. Recorded TV You can watch a recorded TV program.
  • Page 73: Watching Tv

    Using the TV Chapter 3. (Optional) Using the computer Move your mouse to display the control bar as follows. Then Watching TV select a function. Start the TV program (ArcSoft TV). Select Digital TV or Analog TV Select Live TV from the menu. The TV broadcast is displayed immediately.
  • Page 74 Using the TV Chapter 3. (Optional) Using the computer Creating a recording schedule Recording TV You can record a TV program on your computer. Click Home > Settings > Schedule > Add. Recording the current program Set your program and the reservation time. Move your mouse over the currently viewed screen.
  • Page 75 Using the TV Chapter 3. (Optional) Using the computer Playing a recorded program • Even when the computer is in power-saving (sleep) mode, if the recording reservation time is reached, the Click Home > Recorded TV. TV automatically wakes up from power-saving mode and performs the reserved recording.
  • Page 76: Using The Remote Control (Optional)

    Using the Remote Control Chapter 3. (Optional) Using the computer Installing the batteries You can use the TV functions with the remote control. You can run the Live TV program from the desktop. Open the cover at the bottom of the remote control and insert the Check the functions of each button.
  • Page 77 Using the Remote Control Chapter 3. (Optional) Using the computer Release standby mode (reactivate Windows 8) Sleep Mode or turn on the computer Launches Internet Explorer This button is not supported on some computers. Mute Volume Controls Channel Controls Play Controls Stop Record TV or Spacebar function (optional): You...
  • Page 78: Using The Tpm Security Device (Optional)

    Using the TPM Security Device Chapter 3. (Optional) Using the computer A TPM (Trusted Platform Module) security device is a security Setting Up the TPM solution that protects your personal information by saving the user authentication data on the TPM chip installed on the To use the TPM function, you have to complete the following computer.
  • Page 79 Aptio Setup Utility - Copy (C) 2012 American Megatrends, Inc. Set the TPM Device item to Enabled and set the Change TPM Status to Clear. Restart the computer. When the Samsung logo screen appears, press the F2 key repeatedly. TPM Device Enabled...
  • Page 80 Press the F10 key to save the changes. The computer When the computer restarts automatically and the Samsung logo screen appears, press the F2 key repeatedly. automatically restarts. Initialization of the TPM chip has been completed.
  • Page 81 Using the TPM Security Device Chapter 3. (Optional) Using the computer Method 2 Installing the TPM program You can install the TPM program as follows. Install the program Turn the computer on and immediately press the F4 key according to the procedures below. several times.
  • Page 82 Using the TPM Security Device Chapter 3. (Optional) Using the computer Select a Security Platform Feature and set a basic user Registering the TPM program password. From the Start Screen, right-click any area and select All apps Complete the registration according to the instructions. in the bottom right corner.
  • Page 83 Using the TPM Security Device Chapter 3. (Optional) Using the computer If the Confirm Attribute Changes window appears, select Using the TPM program the range to apply the encryption to and click OK. (This dialog box only appears when the folder is encrypted.) For more information about using the TPM program, refer to the online help for the program.
  • Page 84 Using the TPM Security Device Chapter 3. (Optional) Using the computer Opening an encrypted folder (file) In the user authentication window, enter the Basic user password you entered when registering the user and click Double-click an encrypted folder (file). If the user authentication window appears, enter the basic user password you entered when registering the user and click OK.
  • Page 85 Using the TPM Security Device Chapter 3. (Optional) Using the computer Using the virtual drive (Personal Secure Drive: PSD) When the virtual drive (PSD) is not loaded The virtual drive (PSD) is a virtual space to save and manage To use the virtual drive (PSD), the virtual drive (PSD) should be confidential data.
  • Page 86 Using the TPM Security Device Chapter 3. (Optional) Using the computer Deleting the virtual drive When you have to register again (to erase the authentication information on the TPM chip) If a virtual drive has been created, you have to delete the virtual drive before deleting the existing authentication information To register a user again, you need to delete the existing saved on the TPM chip.
  • Page 87 Using the TPM Security Device Chapter 3. (Optional) Using the computer Deleting the existing authentication information saved on the TPM chip. On the desktop, select the Charms menu > Settings > Control Panel > Programs > Uninstall a program > Infineon TPM Professional Package.
  • Page 88: Using The Multimedia App (Optional)

    Using the Multimedia App Chapter 3. (Optional) Using the computer You can enjoy photo, video and music files with the S Camera+, S • Depending on the version of the program, some functions PhotoStudio and S Player+ apps. may not be provided or different functions may be provided.
  • Page 89 Using the Multimedia App Chapter 3. (Optional) Using the computer To take a picture, slide the camera mode bar into the Photo Using the S Camera+ app position. To make a video recording, slide the camera mode bar to the On the Start screen, select S Camera+.
  • Page 90 Using the Multimedia App Chapter 3. (Optional) Using the computer Using the PhotoStudio app When done, save the image as a different name. On the Start screen, select S PhotoStudio. Select a photo to edit. Select an editing mode from the lower-right bar. The content of the top-left bar differs depending on the selected editing mode.
  • Page 91 Using the Multimedia App Chapter 3. (Optional) Using the computer Using the S Player+ app On the Start screen, select S Player+. From the menu bar, click Open > Open File..., and then select a file to play.
  • Page 92: Using Apps With A Samsung Smartphone (Optional)

    Samsung mobile devices, or share files between Samsung Kies them. Select one from the following two options: You can use Samsung Kies to sync multimedia files and documents • Keyboard/Mouse Sharing : You can use the computer’s between the computer and mobile devices, or upgrade the keyboard or mouse on mobile devices.
  • Page 93: Samsung Software Update

    Chapter 3. Using the computer The SW Update program runs. SW Update is a software program that searches for Samsung software programs and drivers installed when you purchased the Select the items that you want to update before proceeding computer and helps you update any drivers or programs.
  • Page 94: Diagnosing The Computer Status And Troubleshooting

    Diagnosing the Computer Status and Troubleshooting Chapter 3. Using the computer The Support Center program, which is Samsung’s computer’s Searching for troubleshooting guide, supports diagnosing the system and has a computer’s problems FAQ for frequently occurring problem(s). Diagnosing Computer and...
  • Page 95: Using The Security Slot

    Using the Security Slot Chapter 3. Using the computer You can secure the computer by connecting a lock and cable to the Security Slot. To use this feature, you have to purchase the lock and cable additionally. To use the lock and cable, refer to the product manual.
  • Page 96: Chapter 4. Settings And Upgrade

    Chapter 4. Settings and Upgrade BIOS Setup Setting a Boot Password Changing the Boot Priority...
  • Page 97: Bios Setup

    BIOS Setup Chapter 4. Settings and Upgrade The BIOS Setup enables you to configure your computer hardware Entering the BIOS Setup according to your needs. Turn the computer on. • Use the BIOS setup to define a boot password, change the Immediately press the F2 key several times.
  • Page 98 BIOS Setup Chapter 4. Settings and Upgrade The BIOS Setup Screen Setup Menu Description This is a description about the basic The BIOS Setup menus and items may differ depending on SysInfo specifications of the computer. your computer model. Using this menu, you can configure the major Advanced Setup Menu chipsets and additional functions.
  • Page 99: Setting A Boot Password

    Setting a Boot Password Chapter 4. Settings and Upgrade If you set a password, you have to enter the password when you Setting a Supervisor Password turn the computer on or enter the BIOS Setup. If you set a Supervisor Password, you need to enter the password By configuring a password, you can restrict system access to when you turn the computer on or enter the BIOS Setup.
  • Page 100 Setting a Boot Password Chapter 4. Settings and Upgrade Enter a password, press <Enter>, re-enter the password for Setting a User Password confirmation, and press <Enter> again. Using the User Password, you can turn the computer on but you The password can be up to 8 alphanumeric characters. cannot change the major settings of the BIOS Setup because you Special characters are not allowed.
  • Page 101 Setting a Boot Password Chapter 4. Settings and Upgrade Setting up a Hard Disk Drive Password (Optional) Deactivating the Password If you set a password for a hard disk drive, it cannot be accessed Press <Enter> on the password to be deactivated. For from another computer.
  • Page 102: Changing The Boot Priority

    Changing the Boot Priority Chapter 4. Settings and Upgrade Set the Boot Device Priority > Boot Option #1 item on the The computer is configured so that it boots from the HDD with priority, by default. right screen to USB device. This section will show you how to change the setting so that the computer boots from a USB device.
  • Page 103: Chapter 5. Troubleshooting

    Chapter 5. Troubleshooting Recovering/Backing up the Computer (Optional) 103 Reinstalling Windows (Optional) Q&A...
  • Page 104 Recovering/Backing up the Computer Chapter 5. (Optional) Troubleshooting If a problem occurs with your computer, Recovery (recovery Recovery • may not be provided or may be a different program) allows you to easily restore your computer to the default version depending on the model. (factory) settings.
  • Page 105 Recovering/Backing up the Computer Chapter 5. (Optional) Troubleshooting If the initial menu screen appears, click Recover. Recovering Select a recovery point and click Recover. You can restore the computer settings to the factory default settings if the computer fails to boot up, or if you encounter a If you set the User Data Maintenance to ON, the computer is serious problem with the computer.
  • Page 106 Recovering/Backing up the Computer Chapter 5. (Optional) Troubleshooting Click Backup in the Recovery Home screen. Recovering after a Backup Select the drive to save and click Backup. You can recover your computer after you have backed up your computer to a separate drive or external storage device. You cannot select a DVD drive.
  • Page 107 Recovering/Backing up the Computer Chapter 5. (Optional) Troubleshooting Recovering The recover is performed based on the screen instructions. You can use your computer after the recover is completed. You can recover your computer using the backup from the above process. If the backup image is saved to an external storage device, connect the device.
  • Page 108: To Copy External Storage Disk

    Select an option in Disk recovery Point and click Disk copy. If you cannot open the cover at the bottom of the computer, contact the Samsung Service Center to request assistance. In this case, you may be charged for the relevant service.
  • Page 109: Recovering/Backing Up The Computer (Optional)

    Recovering/Backing up the Computer Chapter 5. (Optional) Troubleshooting Export Disk Image Function If you frequently recover your computer to the default (factory) settings, you can conveniently recover your computer after exporting the default (factory) status disk image to an external storage device.
  • Page 110 For models where the SSD is less than 64GB, use the Windows You can restore required Samsung software programs System Restore function instead of the Recovery program. through All Apps >...
  • Page 111: Reinstalling Windows (Optional)

    If the User Agreement screen appears, select I accept the • Make sure to backup all important data. Samsung license terms and then click Next. Electronics shall not be held liable for any loss of data.
  • Page 112 If you click Upgrade, the procedures from Step 6 continue Drive D includes an area to save the backup image used by sequentially. Samsung Recovery Solution. Installing Windows to drive C is recommended. • For Windows 7/8, this screen may not appear depending When previous Windows installation files are in the selected on the version.
  • Page 113 Next button. Drive D includes an area to save the backup image used by Samsung Recovery Solution. Installing Windows to drive C is After a while, the Options windows such as Language, Time, recommended.
  • Page 114 What is a Recovery Area? The size of Recovery varies by models because of the different size of applied programs. Samsung computers have an additional partition to recover computers or save backup files. (Only for models with the What is a recovery image? Recovery.)
  • Page 115 Q&A Chapter 5. Troubleshooting Windows 8 Related Since I'm familiar with Windows 7, I would like the I cannot find the Start button on the Desktop. Desktop screen to appear as it does in Windows 7. Currently, there is no way to set the Desktop to appear by There's no Start button in Windows 8.
  • Page 116 PC, you need to change the BIOS settings first. Personalization. You can set the OS settings such as the screen design, etc. For more information, visit http://www.samsung.com and go to Customer Support > Troubleshooting. Search for To configure your computer in detail, click the Charms Windows 8 and look through the list of search results for the menu in Desktop >...
  • Page 117 Chapter 6. Appendix Important Safety Information Replacement Parts and Accessories Regulatory Compliance Statements WEEE Symbol Information Samsung Packaging Take-Back Program Product Specifications Glossary Index...
  • Page 118: Important Safety Information

    Important Safety Information Chapter 6 Appendix • If your computer has a voltage selector switch, make sure that Safety Instructions the switch is in the proper position for your area. Your system is designed and tested to meet the latest standards •...
  • Page 119 Important Safety Information Chapter 6 Appendix Care During Use The Instruction On Safety Operation of NotePC • Do not walk on the power cord or allow anything to rest on it. 1. When installing and operating devices please refer to safety requirements in the user manual.
  • Page 120: Replacement Parts And Accessories

    • Class 1M laser radiation when operating part is open. Contact the Samsung Helpline for information on how to dispose Do not view directly with optical instruments. of batteries that you cannot use or recharge any longer.
  • Page 121 Replacement Parts and Accessories Chapter 6 Appendix General Requirements Connect and Disconnect the AC adapter The requirements listed below are applicable to all countries: The socket-outlet shall be installed near the equipment and shall be easily accessible. • All power cord sets must be approved by an acceptable Do not unplug the power cord by pulling the cable only.
  • Page 122: Regulatory Compliance Statements

    Regulatory Compliance Statements Chapter 6 Appendix Wireless Guidance • Radio frequency wireless communication can interfere with equipment on commercial aircraft. Current aviation (If fitted with 2.4G band or 5G band) regulations require wireless devices to be turned off while traveling in an airplane. Low power, Radio LAN type devices (radio frequency (RF) wireless 802.11ABGN (also known as wireless Ethernet or Wifi) and communication devices), operating in the 2.4GHz/5GHz Band, may...
  • Page 123 Regulatory Compliance Statements Chapter 6 Appendix United States of America • Wireless devices are not user serviceable. Do not modify them in any way. Modification to a wireless device will void the authorization to use it. Please contact manufacturer for USA and Canada Safety Requirements and Notices service.
  • Page 124 Regulatory Compliance Statements Chapter 6 Appendix Unintentional Emitter per FCC Part 15 Use On Aircraft Caution This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is Regulations of the FCC and FAA prohibit airborne operation of radio-frequency wireless devices because their signals subject to the following two conditions:(1) this device may not could interfere with critical aircraft instruments.
  • Page 125 Regulatory Compliance Statements Chapter 6 Appendix If necessary, the user should consult the dealer or an experienced This device is restricted to indoor use due to its operation in the radio/television technician for additional suggestions. The user 5.15 to 5.25 GHz frequency range. FCC requires this product to be may find the following booklet helpful: “Something About used indoors for the frequency range 5.15 to 5.25 GHz to reduce Interference.”...
  • Page 126 For body worn operation, this model has been tested and meets Electronics Engineers (IEEE). In both cases, the recommendations the FCC RF exposure guidelines when used with Samsung were developed by scientific and engineering experts drawn from accessory designated for this product. Non-compliance with the...
  • Page 127 Regulatory Compliance Statements Chapter 6 Appendix The term “IC” before the equipment certification number only Canada signifies that the Industry Canada technical specifications were met. To reduce potential radio interference to other users, the antenna type and its gain should be so chosen that the equivalent Unintentional Emitter per ICES-003 isotropically radiated power (EIRP) is not more than that required This digital apparatus does not exceed the Class B limits for radio...
  • Page 128 Regulatory Compliance Statements Chapter 6 Appendix range. Industry Canada requires this product to be used indoors (Si l’appareil est équipé d’une bande 2,4 G ou 5 G) for the frequency range of 5.15 GHz to 5.25 GHz to reduce the Des dispositifs de basse puissance, de type radio LAN potential for harmful interference to co-channel mobile satellite (périphériques de communication sans fil par radiofréquence...
  • Page 129 Regulatory Compliance Statements Chapter 6 Appendix La sortie de puissance du dispositif sans fil (ou des dispositifs) qui Brazil peut être intégré dans votre système est bien inférieure aux limites d’exposition de RF établies par Industrie Canada. Este produto esta homologado pela ANATEL, de acordo com os procedimentos regulamentados pela Resolucao 242/2000, e Son utilisation est soumise aux deux conditions suivantes : 1) ce atende aos requisitos tecnicos aplicados.
  • Page 130 Regulatory Compliance Statements Chapter 6 Appendix European Directives European Radio Approval Information (for products fitted with EU-approved radio devices) This Information Technology Equipment has been tested and found to comply with the following European directives: This Product is a Notebook computer; low power, Radio LAN type devices (radio frequency (RF) wireless communication devices), •...
  • Page 131 Notebook PC in Übereinstimmung mit den dalla direttiva 1999/5/CE. Deutsch grundlegenden Anforderungen und den [German] Ar šo Samsung deklarē, ka Notebook PC atbilst übrigen einschlägigen Bestimmungen der Latviski Direktīvas 1999/5/EK būtiskajām prasībām un Richtlinie 1999/5/EG befindet. [Latvian] citiem ar to saistītajiem noteikumiem.
  • Page 132 Regulatory Compliance Statements Chapter 6 Appendix Alulírott, Samsung nyilatkozom, hogy a Hér með lýsir Samsung yfir því að Notebook PC Íslenska Magyar Notebook PC megfelel a vonatkozó alapvetõ er í samræmi við grunnkröfur og aðrar kröfur, [Icelandic] [Hungarian] követelményeknek és az 1999/5/EC irányelv sem gerðar eru í...
  • Page 133 Samsung Electronics Vietnam Co., Ltd. Yen Phong 1, I.P Yen Trung Commune, Yen Phong Dist., Bac Ninh Province, Vietnam For the web or the phone number of Samsung Service Centre, see the Warranty or contact the retailer where you purchased your product.
  • Page 134 Regulatory Compliance Statements Chapter 6 Appendix The European variant is intended for use throughout the European RTC CAUTION Economic Area. However, authorization for use is further restricted in particular countries or regions within countries, as follows: CAUTION : Danger of explosion if battery is incorrectly replaced. Replace only with the same or equivalent type recommended General by the manufacturer.
  • Page 135: Weee Symbol Information

    Dispose unwanted electronics through an approved recycler. For more information on safe disposal and recycling visit our To find the nearest recycling location, go to our website: website www.samsung.com/in or contact our Helpline numbers - www.samsung.com/recyclingdirect Or call, (877) 278-0799 18002668282, 180030008282.
  • Page 136: Samsung Packaging Take-Back Program

    Samsung Packaging Take-Back Program Chapter 6 Appendix In partnering with select recyclers, Samsung offers packaging take-back at no cost to you. Simply call the following number for the locations nearest you. CRT Processing, LLC (877) 278-0799 Kathy Severson – Logistics contact Dispose unwanted electronics through an approved recycler.
  • Page 137: Product Specifications

    Product Specifications Chapter 6 Appendix The system specifications may differ depending on the derived models. For detailed system specifications, refer to the product catalogue. • Optional components may not be provided or different AMD A4 / A6 APU components may be provided depending on the computer (Optional) model.
  • Page 138 Registered Trademarks ENERGY STAR® Partner As an ENERGY STAR® Partner, SAMSUNG has Samsung is a registered trademark of Samsung Co., Ltd. determined that this product meets the ENERGY STAR® Microsoft, MS-DOS, and Windows are registered trademarks of the guidelines for energy efficiency.
  • Page 139: Glossary

    Glossary Chapter 6 Appendix The Glossary lists the terminologies used in this User Manual. For terminologies other than these, look in Windows Help. Backup DHCP (Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol) A way to save the current data to restore it later if necessary. This refers to automatically allocating IP addresses to the users on A backup is a way to restore computer data when the data or the network by the network administrators.
  • Page 140 Glossary Chapter 6 Appendix DVD (Digital Versatile Disk) Icon DVD was developed to replace CD (compact disk). Although the This refers to a small image that represents a file that users can use. shape and size of the disc are the same as that of a CD, the capacity IEEE802.XX of a DVD is at least 4.7GB while the capacity of a CD is 600MB.
  • Page 141 Glossary Chapter 6 Appendix Network PCMCIA( Personal Computer Memory Card International Association) card A group of computers and devices, such as printers and scanners, connected by a communications link. A network can be either This is an extended card slot specification for mobile computers small or large and can be connected permanently through cables such as a notebook computer.
  • Page 142 Glossary Chapter 6 Appendix SDXC (Secure Digital eXtended Capacity) TCP/IPv4 SDXC provides a higher capacity and speed than the SDHC This is a 4 byte (32 bit) address system separated into each byte specification. This is a new SD card specification that can (8 bits) by a dot and each byte is represented as a decimal number.
  • Page 143: Index

    Index Chapter 6 Appendix Overview Touch button BIOS Setup Password User Password Booting Priority Product Specifications Volume Control Click Recovery Wired Network Double-Click Safety Precautions Wireless Network Drag Scroll Supervisor Password Support Center SW Update Multi Card Slot...