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Toshiba Satellite A200 Series User Manual

Toshiba Satellite A200 Series User Manual

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  • Page 1 Satellite A200/Satellite Pro A200 TOSHIBA Satellite A200/ Satellite Pro A200 Series User's Manual...
  • Page 2 © 2007 by TOSHIBA Corporation. All rights reserved. Under copyright law, this manual cannot be reproduced in any form without the prior written permission of TOSHIBA. No patent liability is assumed, with respect to the use of the information contained herein.
  • Page 3: When Using Your Computer

    AC adapter while it is inside a carrying case. Use only the AC adapter and batteries that are approved for use with this computer. Use of another type of battery or AC adapter may risk fire or explosion. Satellite A200/Satellite Pro A200...
  • Page 4 Before you clean your computer, turn if off, unplug it from its power source, and remove the battery. Handle components with care. Hold a component such as a memory module by its edges, not its pins. Satellite A200/Satellite Pro A200...
  • Page 5: Fcc Information

    Use only the battery pack that came with the computer or an optional battery pack. Use of the wrong battery could damage your computer. TOSHIBA assumes no liability for any damage in such case. FCC information FCC notice "Declaration of Conformity Information"...
  • Page 6 Only peripherals complying with the FCC class B limits may be attached to this equipment. Operation with non-compliant peripherals or peripherals not recommended by TOSHIBA is likely to result in interference to radio and TV reception. Shielded cables must be used between the external devices and the computer's or expansion unit's external monitor port, parallel port, USB port and microphone jack.
  • Page 7 Regulation of the Canadian Department of Communications. Note that Canadian Department of Communications (DOC) regulations provide, that changes or modifications not expressly approved by TOSHIBA Corporation could void your authority to operate this equipment. This Class B digital apparatus meets all requirements of the Canadian Interference-Causing Equipment Regulations.
  • Page 8 In other countries, the drive is certified to comply with the requirement pursant to IEC 825 and EN60825 on class 1 laser product. This computer is equipped with one of the optical drive in the following list according to the model. viii Satellite A200/Satellite Pro A200...
  • Page 9 To prevent direct exposure to the laser beam, do not try to open the enclosure. Location of the required label SERIAL NO. MANUFACTURED: COMPLIES WITH FDA RADIATION PERFORMANCE STANDARDS, 21 CFR SUBCHAPTER J. CLASS 1 LASER PRODUCT LASER KLASSE 1 PIONEER CORPORATION 4-1, MEGURO 1-CHOME MEGURO-KU, TOKYO, 153-8654 Satellite A200/Satellite Pro A200...
  • Page 10 Location of the required label SERIAL NO. MANUFACTURED: COMPLIES WITH FDA RADIATION PERFORMANCE STANDARDS, 21 CFR SUBCHAPTER J. CLASS 1 LASER PRODUCT LASER KLASSE 1 TOSHIBA Samsung Storage Technology Korea Corporation 416, Maetan-3Dong, Yeongtong-Gu, Suwon City, Gyeonggi-Do, 443-742, Korea Satellite A200/Satellite Pro A200...
  • Page 11 Location of the required label SERIAL NO. MANUFACTURED: COMPLIES WITH FDA RADIATION PERFORMANCE STANDARDS, 21 CFR SUBCHAPTER J. CLASS 1 LASER PRODUCT LASER KLASSE 1 Hitachi-LG Data Storage, Inc. 22-23, Kaigan 3-chome, Minato-ku, Yokyo, 108-0022 Japan Satellite A200/Satellite Pro A200...
  • Page 12 Location of the required label SERIAL NO. MANUFACTURED: COMPLIES WITH FDA RADIATION PERFORMANCE STANDARDS, 21 CFR SUBCHAPTER J. CLASS 1 LASER PRODUCT LASER KLASSE 1 Panasonic Communications Co., Ltd. 1-62, 4-Chome Minoshima, Hakata-Ku Fukuoka, Japan Satellite A200/Satellite Pro A200...
  • Page 13 To prevent direct exposure to the laser beam, do not try to open the enclosure. Location of the required label SERIAL NO. MANUFACTURED: COMPLIES WITH FDA RADIATION PERFORMANCE STANDARDS, 21 CFR SUBCHAPTER J. CLASS 1 LASER PRODUCT LASER KLASSE 1 TEAC CORPORATION 3-7-3 NAKA-CHO, MUSASHINO-SHI TOKYO, JAPAN Satellite A200/Satellite Pro A200 xiii...
  • Page 14 To prevent direct exposure to the laser beam, do not try to open the enclosure. Location of the required label SERIAL NO. MANUFACTURED: COMPLIES WITH FDA RADIATION PERFORMANCE STANDARDS, 21 CFR SUBCHAPTER J. CLASS 1 LASER PRODUCT LASER KLASSE 1 TOSHIBA CORPORATION 1-1-1, SHIBAURA, MINATO-KU, TOKYO 105-8001, JAPAN Satellite A200/Satellite Pro A200...
  • Page 15 To prevent direct exposure to the laser beam, do not try to open the enclosure. Location of the required label SERIAL NO. MANUFACTURED: COMPLIES WITH FDA RADIATION PERFORMANCE STANDARDS, 21 CFR SUBCHAPTER J. CLASS 1 LASER PRODUCT LASER KLASSE 1 TOSHIBA CORPORATION 1-1-1, SHIBAURA, MINATO-KU, TOKYO 105-8001, JAPAN Satellite A200/Satellite Pro A200...
  • Page 16 VAROITUS. Suojakoteloa si saa avata. Laite sisältää laserdiodin, joka lähetää näkymätöntä silmilie vaarallista lasersäteilyä. CAUTION: USE OF CONTROLS OR ADJUSTMENTS OR PERFORMANCE OF PROCEDURES OTHER THAN THOSE SPECIFIED IN THE OWNER'S MANUAL MAY RESULT IN HAZARDOUS RADIATION EXPOSURE. Satellite A200/Satellite Pro A200...
  • Page 17 The hookflash (timed break register recall) function is subject to separate national type approvals. It has not been tested for conformity to national type regulations, and no guarantee of successful operation of that specific function on specific national networks can be given. Satellite A200/Satellite Pro A200 xvii...
  • Page 18: Region Selection

    Connection to party lines service is subject to state tariffs. If you have any questions about your telephone line, such as how many pieces of equipment you can connect to it, the telephone company will provide this information upon request. xviii Satellite A200/Satellite Pro A200...
  • Page 19: Telephone Company Procedures

    When you are notified, you will be given the opportunity to correct the problem and informed of your right to file a complaint with the FCC. In the event repairs are ever needed on your modem, they should be performed by TOSHIBA Corporation or an authorized representative of TOSHIBA Corporation. Disconnection...
  • Page 20 Ringer Equivalence Numbers of all the devices does not exceed 5. 3. The standard connecting arrangement (telephone jack type) for this equipment is jack type(s): USOC RJ11C. The IC registration number of the modem is shown below. Canada: 4005B-DELPHI Satellite A200/Satellite Pro A200...
  • Page 21 Consequently, there would be no permit in force for this equipment and the Telecoms Act 1991 prescribes a penalty of $12,000 for the connection of non-permitted equipment. Satellite A200/Satellite Pro A200...
  • Page 22 3 or 4. This ensures: (a) a person calling your modem will hear a short burst of ringing before the modem answers. This confirms that the call has been successfully switched through the network. xxii Satellite A200/Satellite Pro A200...
  • Page 23: General Conditions

    $337.50 is payable where an assessment is based on reports against non-Telecom New Zealand Specifications. $112.50 is charged for each variation when submitted at the same time as the original. An invoice for $NZ1237.50 will be sent under separate cover. Satellite A200/Satellite Pro A200 xxiii...
  • Page 24: Important Notice

    General Precautions TOSHIBA computers are designed to optimize safety, minimize strain and withstand the rigors of portability. However, certain precautions should be observed to further reduce the risk of personal injury or damage to the computer.
  • Page 25: Instruction Manual For Safety And Comfort

    Instruction Manual for Safety and Comfort All important information on the safe and proper use of this computer is described in the enclosed Instruction Manual for Safety and Comfort. Be sure to read it before using the computer. Satellite A200/Satellite Pro A200...
  • Page 26 Satellite A200/Satellite Pro A200...
  • Page 27: Table Of Contents

    Special features ........1-10 TOSHIBA Value Added Package ......1-12 Utilities and Applications .
  • Page 28 Using optical disc drives ......4-19 TOSHIBA Disc Creator....... . 4-23 Media Care.
  • Page 29 Replacing the battery pack ......7-10 TOSHIBA Password Utility......7-13 Power-up modes .
  • Page 30 Hardware and system checklist......10-3 TOSHIBA support ........10-19 Chapter 11 Disclaimers CPU .
  • Page 31 This manual tells how to set up and begin using your Satellite A200/Satellite Pro A200 Series computer. It also provides detailed information on configuring your computer, basic operations and care, using optional devices and troubleshooting.
  • Page 32: Preface

    Manual contents This manual has ten chapters, three appendixes and a glossary. Chapter 1, Satellite A200/Satellite Pro A200 Series Features, is an overview of the computer's special features, utilities, and options. Chapter 2, The Grand Tour, identifies the components of the computer and briefly explains how they function.
  • Page 33: Conventions

    Display Names of windows or icons or text generated by the computer that appears on its display screen is presented in the type face you see to the left. Satellite A200/Satellite Pro A200 Series xxxiii...
  • Page 34: Equipment Checklist

    Carefully unpack your computer. Save the box and packing materials for future use. Check to make sure you have all the following items: Hardware Satellite A200/Satellite Pro A200 Series Series Portable Personal Computer Universal AC Adapter and Power Cord USB Floppy Disk Drive (provided with some models)
  • Page 35 The system may not function properly if you use drivers that are not pre-installed or distributed by TOSHIBA. SD Memory Card Format Utility and other SD functions are packaged into TOSHIBA SD Memory Utilities. When uninstalling the SD utilities, click Start Control Panel Uninstall a program, and select TOSHIBA SD Memory Utilities.
  • Page 36 Preface xxxvi Satellite A200/Satellite Pro A200 Series...
  • Page 37: Features

    Basic features are described in a separate pamphlet. Some of the features described in this manual may not function properly if you use an operating system that was not pre-installed by TOSHIBA. Features Please visit your region's web site for the configuration details of the model...
  • Page 38 Satellite A200/Satellite Pro A200 Series Features Chipset ® Mobile Intel GM965/PM965/GL960 Express Chipset Realtek High Definition Audio Codec ALC268 TEXAS INSTRUMENTS CardReader & 1394a Controller PCI8402 Realtek 10M/100M/1Gbps LAN Controller RTL8111B, 10M/100M LAN Controller RTL8101E (Depending on the model you purchased)
  • Page 39 Satellite A200/Satellite Pro A200 Series Features Power Battery Pack 3-cell Lithium Ion smart battery pack with 10.8V*2000mAh* 6-cell Lithium Ion smart battery pack with 10.8V*4000mAh 9-cell Lithium Ion smart battery pack with 10.8V*6000mAh Approximately 12 hours or longer charging time...
  • Page 40 Satellite A200/Satellite Pro A200 Series Features TouchPad/Dual Mode Pad A TouchPad/Dual Mode Pad and control buttons in the palm rest enable control of the on-screen pointer. The Dual Mode Pad is a TouchPad that provides normal touchpad features in its default mode and switches to a DualMode interface when the upper right corner of the TouchPad is tapped.
  • Page 41 Satellite A200/Satellite Pro A200 Series Features Disclaimer (HDD Drive Capacity) For more information on the Disclaimer regarding HDD Drive Capacity, please refer to the Disclaimers section in Chapter 11. Some models are equipped with a full-size DVD DVD Super Multi drive supporting ±...
  • Page 42 Satellite A200/Satellite Pro A200 Series Features HD DVD-ROM drive HD DVD-ROM reads HD DVD-ROMs at maximum 1x speed DVD-ROMs at maximum 8x speed and CD-ROMs at maximum 24x speed. It writes CD- Rs at up to 16x speed, CD-RWs at up to 10x...
  • Page 43 Satellite A200/Satellite Pro A200 Series Features HD DVD-R drive HD DVD-R reads HD DVD-ROMs at maximum 1x speed HD DVD-Rs at maximum 1x speed DVD- ROMs at maximum 8x speed and CD-ROMs at maximum 24x speed. It writes CD-Rs at up to 16x...
  • Page 44 Satellite A200/Satellite Pro A200 Series Features Ports (depending on configuration) External monitor 15-pin analog VGA port supports VESA DDC2B compatible functions. Universal Serial Bus The computer has four Universal Serial Bus (USB) ports that comply with the USB 2.0 standard, which enables data transfer speeds more than 40 times faster than USB 1.1 (which this computer...
  • Page 45 Satellite A200/Satellite Pro A200 Series Features Communications (depending on configuration) Modem An internal modem provides capability for data and fax communication. It supports the V.90 or V.92 standards depending on the region and provides a modem jack for connection to a telephone line.
  • Page 46: Special Features

    Satellite A200/Satellite Pro A200 Series Features Special features The following features are either unique to TOSHIBA computers or are advanced features, which make the computer more convenient to use. TOSHIBA Value Key combinations that let you quickly modify the system configuration directly from the keyboard Added Package without running a system configuration program.
  • Page 47 Satellite A200/Satellite Pro A200 Series Features Low Battery When battery power is exhausted to the point that Automatic computer operation cannot be continued, the Hibernation system automatically enters Hibernation Mode and shuts itself down. You can specify the setting in the Power Options.
  • Page 48: Toshiba Value Added Package

    Hot key function TOSHIBA utility launcher function When you start or resume your computer, the TOSHIBA Flash Cards may take a moment to become available and may display several times before completely activating. The hot key functions will be available once the TOSHIBA Cards are completely active.
  • Page 49: Utilities And Applications

    DVD Video titles. Make sure to connect the computer’s AC adaptor when playing a DVD Video. Power-saving features may interfere with smooth playback. TOSHIBA ConfigFree ConfigFree is a suite of utilities to allow easy control of communication devices and network connections. ConfigFree also allows you to find...
  • Page 50 Satellite A200/Satellite Pro A200 Series Features CD/DVD Drive This utility allows you to configure the read speed Acoustic Silencer of CD drive. You can either configure Normal Mode, which operates the drive at its maximum speed for quick data access, or Quiet Mode, whcih runs at single speed for CD audio and which can lessen operational noise.
  • Page 51: Options

    The following options are available: Memory Modules Two memory module can be installed in this computer. Use only PC5300* compatible DDRII memory modules. See your TOSHIBA dealer for details. * The availability of DDRII is dependent on the model you purchased. Battery Pack An additional battery pack can be purchased from your TOSHIBA dealer.
  • Page 52 Satellite A200/Satellite Pro A200 Series Features 1-16 Satellite A200/Satellite Pro A200...
  • Page 53: Chapter 2 The Grand Tour

    Satellite A200/Satellite Pro A200 Chapter 2 The Grand Tour This chapter identifies the various components of your computer. Become familiar with each component before you operate the computer. Certain types of notebook chassis are designed to accommodate all possible configurations for an entire product series. Your selected model...
  • Page 54 Indicates whether the Wireless devices is active Communication or not. LED* (The availability of this function depends on the model you purchased.) Infrared Reception Receives infrared signals from various Window* peripherals. (The availability of this function depends on the model you purchased.) Satellite A200/Satellite Pro A200...
  • Page 55: Right Side

    The right side of the computer Univesal Serial Bus The Universal Serial Bus (USB 2.0 and 1.1 (USB) Ports compatible) port enables USB-equipped devices such as keyboards, mice, hard drives, scanners, and printers to be connected to the computer. Satellite A200/Satellite Pro A200...
  • Page 56: Left Side

    ARDBUS ENTS HDMI V1.2 PORT* TV O i.LINK (IEEE1394a) P LAN J NIVERSAL ERIAL (USB) P ORTS * The availability of this feature is dependent on the model you purchased. The left side of the computer Satellite A200/Satellite Pro A200...
  • Page 57 (IEEE1394a) This port allows you to connect an external Port* device, such as a digital video camera, for high- speed data transfer. (The availability of this function depends on the model you purchased.) Satellite A200/Satellite Pro A200...
  • Page 58: Underside

    Hard Disk Drives store data, files and programs. (The availability of this function depends on the model you purchased.) Fan Vent The fan vent helps prevent the CPU from overheating. To prevent possible overheating of the CPU, never block the fan vents. Satellite A200/Satellite Pro A200...
  • Page 59: Front With The Display Open

    UTTON 13. W LED* AMERA OWER NTERNET UTTON 14. W AMERA CD/ DVD 15. M BUTTON ICROPHONE * The availability of this feature is dependent on the model you purchased. The front with the display open Satellite A200/Satellite Pro A200...
  • Page 60 Pressing this button will launch an application program that allows for watching CD/DVD. An application that is launched differs by a model: Windows Media Player/DVD Video Player. (The availability of this function depends on the model you purchased.) Satellite A200/Satellite Pro A200...
  • Page 61 (The availability of this function depends on the model you purchased.) Web Camera Power Web Camera Power LED indicates Web Camera LED* is working or not. (The availability of this function depends on the model you purchased.) Satellite A200/Satellite Pro A200...
  • Page 62: Keyboard Indicators

    Chapter 6, The Keyboard. The Caps Lock LED lights when you press the Caps Lock CAPS Caps Lock key. When this light is on, pressing a LOCK letter key on the keyboard produces an uppercase (capital) letter. 2-10 Satellite A200/Satellite Pro A200...
  • Page 63: Optical Disc Drive

    Writable discs This section describes the types of writable discs. Check the specifications for your drive to for the type of discs it can write. Use TOSHIBA Disc Creator to write compact discs. Refer to Chapter 4, Operating Basics. CD-R discs can be written only once. The recorded data cannot be erased or changed.
  • Page 64 4 speed (maximum) DVD-RAM write 3 speed (maximum) CD read 24 speed (maximum) CD-R write 16 speed (maximum) CD-RW write 10 speed (maximum, ultra-speed media) DVD+R (DL) write 2.4 speed (maximum) DVD-R(DL) write 2 speed (maximum) 2-12 Satellite A200/Satellite Pro A200...
  • Page 65 100 to 240 volts and to a frequency of either 50 or 60 hertz, enabling you to use the computer in almost any country/region. To recharge the battery, simply connect the AC adapter to a power source and the computer. See Chapter 7, Power and Power-Up Modes, for details. Satellite A200/Satellite Pro A200 2-13...
  • Page 66 The Grand Tour The AC adapter Use of the wrong adapter could damage your computer. TOSHIBA assumes no liability for any damage in such case. The output rating for the computer is 19 volts DC. Please use only the AC Adapter supplied with the computer or an AC adapter certified by TOSHIBA.
  • Page 67: Chapter 3 Getting Started

    Satellite A200/Satellite Pro A200 Chapter 3 Getting Started This chapter provides basic information to get you started using your computer. It covers the following topics: Be sure also to read Instruction Manual for Safety & Comfort. This guide, which is included with the computer, explains product liability.
  • Page 68: Connecting The Ac Adapter

    100 to 240 volts and 50 or 60 hertz. For details on using the AC adapter to charge the battery pack, refer to Chapter 7, Power and Power-Up Modes. Use of the wrong adapter could damage your computer. TOSHIBA assumes no liability for any damage in such case. The output rating for the computer is 19 volts DC.
  • Page 69: Opening The Display

    1. If a USB floppy disk drive is connected, make sure the drive is empty - if a disk is in the drive, press the eject button to remove it. 2. Open the display panel. 3. Press the computer's power button and then release it. Turning on the power Satellite A200/Satellite Pro A200...
  • Page 70: Starting Up For The First Time

    ) and select Shut Down from the menu. 4. Turn off any peripheral devices connected to your computer. Do not turn the computer or peripheral devices back on immediately - wait a short period to avoid and peripheral damage. Satellite A200/Satellite Pro A200...
  • Page 71: Sleep Mode

    Saves power by shutting down the system when the computer receives no input or hardware access for the time period set by the System Sleep Mode feature. Allows the use of the panel power off feature. Satellite A200/Satellite Pro A200...
  • Page 72: Hibernation Mode

    Data will be lost if you remove the battery or disconnect the AC adaptor before the save is completed. Wait for the Hard Disk Drive indicator to go out. Do not install or remove a memory module while the computer is in Hibernation Mode. Data will be lost. Satellite A200/Satellite Pro A200...
  • Page 73: Starting Hibernation Mode

    After you turn off the computer, and the content of memory has been saved to the hard disk drive, turn off the power to any peripheral devices. Do not turn the computer or devices back on immediately. Wait a moment to let all capacitors fully discharge. Satellite A200/Satellite Pro A200...
  • Page 74: Restarting The Computer

    3. The Advanced Boot Options menu will be displayed. Use the arrow keys to select Repair Your Computer and press Enter. 4. Follow the on-screen instructions. The Windows Vista™ Complete PC Backup feature can be used on Windows Vista™ Business Edition and Ultimate Edition. Satellite A200/Satellite Pro A200...
  • Page 75: Restoring The Pre-Installed Software From The Product

    2. Switch on the computer and, when the In Touch with Tomorrow TOSHIBA prompt appears, press the F12 key to display the Boot Menu. For 2HDD Model, If HDD1 is first, go to step 3. If HDD1 is not first, do as follows: Select <Enter Setup>...
  • Page 76: Create An Optical Recovery Discs

    If your optical disc drive can only write to CD's, select 'CD' as the 'Disc Set' within the Recovery Disc Creator application otherwise, if your optical disc drive can write either CD's or DVD's, select the appropriate format based around the type of media you wish to create. 3-10 Satellite A200/Satellite Pro A200...
  • Page 77: Restoring The Pre-Installed Software From The Recovery Hard Disk Drive

    1. Turn off your computer. 2. While holding down 0 (zero) key on the keyboard, turn on your computer. 3. A menu will be displayed from which you should follow the on-screen instructions. Satellite A200/Satellite Pro A200 3-11...
  • Page 78: Restoring The Pre-Installed Software From Your

    When removing pre-installed drivers / utilities or when installing, you can setup the respective drivers / utilities from the following folder. C: \TOSAPINS\*** When Installing TOSHIBA SD Memory Card Format or other SD utilities, select TOSHIBA SD Memory Utilities from C:\TOSAPINS\. 3-12...
  • Page 79: Chapter 4 Operating Basics

    Satellite A200/Satellite Pro A200 Chapter 4 Operating Basics This chapter gives information on basic operations including using the TouchPad/Dual Mode Pad, optical disc drives, the internal modem, LAN and wireless LAN. It also provides tips on caring for your computer and on heat dispersal.
  • Page 80: Dual Mode Pad Button Function (Dual Mode Pad Is Provided With Some Models)

    PPLICATION UTTONS Dual Mode Pad Button Switch button To switch between Cursor Mode and Button Mode. When you switch to Button Mode, the pad blinks blue. Volume Increases or decreases the volume of speaker and headphone. Satellite A200/Satellite Pro A200...
  • Page 81: Using The Fingerprint

    Files and folders can be encrypted/decrypted and third party access to them prevented. Disable the password-protected screen-saver when returning from power-saving mode such as Sleep Mode. Power-on Security and Single Sign-On feature. To "swipe" refers to the action of reading a FingerPrint using the FingerPrint sensor. Satellite A200/Satellite Pro A200...
  • Page 82: How The Swipe The Finger

    Please be aware of the following considerations when using the FingerPrint sensor. A failure to follow these guidelines might result in damage to the sensor, sensor failure, FingerPrint recognition problems or a lower FingerPrint recognition success rate. Satellite A200/Satellite Pro A200...
  • Page 83 Saved FingerPrint Data is stored in special non-volatile memory inside the FingerPrint sensor. Therefore, if you give the computer to someone else, or dispose of it in any way, the following process is recommended to delete your FingerPrint information: Satellite A200/Satellite Pro A200...
  • Page 84: Points To Note About The Fingerprint Utility Software

    Toshiba does not guarantee that the FingerPrint sensor will recognize the enrolled user or accurately screen out unauthorized users at all times. Toshiba is not liable for any failure or damage that might arise out of the use of this FingerPrint recognition software or utility.
  • Page 85: Set Up Procedure

    8. At Advanced Security screen, select whether you wish tto enable the security function, and then click Next. 9. At Finalization screen, click Finish - this will complete the FingerPrint registration process. Satellite A200/Satellite Pro A200...
  • Page 86: Window Logon Via Fingerprint Authentication

    Using this process will switch the password input screen across to the keyboard based entry screen. You must ensure that you use the TOSHIBA Password Utility to register a User Password before using the FingerPrint Power-on Security and its extended function to allow FingerPrint to be used to access the computer when it is turned on.
  • Page 87: How To Enable Fingerprint Power-On Security Settings

    Password and Windows Logon password before using the FingerPrint Power-on Security and this FingerPrint Single Sign On Feature. Please use TOSHIBA Password Utility to register your User/BIOS Password. If Windows Logon is not the default for your system, see Manual to register your Windows Logon password.
  • Page 88: Using The Web Camera

    TOSHIBA does not guarantee that the FingerPrint utility technology will be completely secure or error-free or it will be accurately screen out unauthorized users at all times. TOSHIBA is not liable for any failure or damage that might arise out of the use of the FingerPrint software.
  • Page 89: Using The Software

    Choose images to be displayed on the capture screen. Properties Choose from the Options tab to flip, zoom, flicker rate, night mode and backlight compensation; in the Image tab change the colour settings; in the profile tab change the lighting conditions. Satellite A200/Satellite Pro A200 4-11...
  • Page 90: Using The Internal Modem

    There may be a remote risk of electric shock from lightning. 3. Do not use the telephone to report a gas leak in the vicinity of the leak. 4. Use only the power cord indicated in this manual. 4-12 Satellite A200/Satellite Pro A200...
  • Page 91: Properties Menu

    1. Open the Modem Region Select application. It is located on the Programs menu at TOSHIBA > Networking. Do not use the Country/Region Select function in the Modem setup utility in the Control Panel if the function is available. If you change the Country/ Region in the Control Panel, the change may not take effect.
  • Page 92: Modem Selection

    Do not connect the modem to a digital telephone line. A digital line will damage the modem. 1. Plug one end of the modular cable into the modem jack. 2. Plug the other end of the modular cable into a telephone jack. 4-14 Satellite A200/Satellite Pro A200...
  • Page 93: Lan

    If you are using Ethernet LAN (10 Mbps, 10BASE-T), you can connect using either a CAT5 or a CAT3 cable. If you are using 100BASE-TX Fast Ethernet or 1000BASE-T Gigabit Ethernet, you must connect using a CAT5 cable. Satellite A200/Satellite Pro A200 4-15...
  • Page 94: Wireless Lan

    Wake-up on Wireless LAN is supported on certain Wireless LAN model from Sleep/Hibernate mode in AC adapter mode. (Depending on the model you purchased.) Frequency Channel Selection (2.4 GHz or 5 GHz) Roaming over multiple channels Card Power Management Wired Equivalent Privacy (WEP) data encryption 4-16 Satellite A200/Satellite Pro A200...
  • Page 95: Bluetooth Wireless Technology

    Internet is an open invitation for outsiders to abuse your ISP account and privileges. 2. TOSHIBA is not liable for the eavesdropping on your data due to the use of the wireless LAN connection and any damage that may occur thereof.
  • Page 96: Product Support

    ® ® This Bluetooth Stack is based on Bluetooth Version 1.1/1.2/2.0+EDR specification. TOSHIBA cannot confirm compatibility between any PC products and/or other electronic devices that use Bluetooth™ other than TOSHIBA mobile PCs. ® Release Notes related to the Bluetooth Stack for Windows by TOSHIBA 1.
  • Page 97: Using Optical Disc Drives

    CDs. Loading optical disc media To load a disc, follow the steps below. 1. Turn on the power. 2. a. Press the eject button to open the drawer slightly. JECT BUTTON Pressing the eject button Satellite A200/Satellite Pro A200 4-19...
  • Page 98 Manual release with the eject hole 3. Grasp the drawer gently and pull until it is fully open. Pulling the drawer open 4-20 Satellite A200/Satellite Pro A200...
  • Page 99 6. Push the center of the drawer to close it. Press gently until it locks in place. If the disc is not seated properly when the drawer is closed, it might be damaged. Also, the drawer might not open fully when you press the eject button. Closing the drive drawer Satellite A200/Satellite Pro A200 4-21...
  • Page 100: Removing Compact Discs

    Click “Button support” white card. 2. "Button Support" white card fully appears. After double click this card, the dialog for changing button function is displayed. 3. Change function of Buttons. 4-22 Satellite A200/Satellite Pro A200...
  • Page 101: Toshiba Disc Creator

    Note the following limitations when you use TOSHIBA Disc Ceator: DVD-Video cannot be created using TOSHIBA Disc Ceator DVD-Audio cannot be created using TOSHIBA Disc Ceator You cannot use the TOSHIBA Disc Ceator "Audio CD” function to record music to the DVD-R/-RW or DVD+R/+RW media. Satellite A200/Satellite Pro A200...
  • Page 102: Data Verification

    +RW to CD-R/RW using TOSHIBA Disc Ceator TOSHIBA Disc Ceator cannot record in packet format. You might not be able to use the Disc Backup function of TOSHIBA Disc Ceator to backup a DVD-R/-RW or DVD+R/+RW disc that was made with other software on a different DVD-R/-RW or DVD+R/+RW recorder.
  • Page 103: Media Care

    5. Do not eat, smoke, or use erasers near your discs. Foreign particles inside the disk's jacket can damage the magnetic surface. 6. Magnetic energy can destroy data on discs. Keep your discs away from speakers, radios, television sets and other sources of magnetic fields. Satellite A200/Satellite Pro A200 4-25...
  • Page 104: Tv-Out & Hdmi

    On the Display Settings window, the two displays can be positioned horizontally, vertically or in any diagonal configuration you wish, as shown below. 4-26 Satellite A200/Satellite Pro A200...
  • Page 105: Cleaning The Computer

    Close the display. Do not pick up the computer by its display panel or back (where the interface ports are located). Close all port covers. Disconnect the AC adapter if it is connected. Use the carrying case when transporting the computer. Satellite A200/Satellite Pro A200 4-27...
  • Page 106 Operating Basics 4-28 Satellite A200/Satellite Pro A200...
  • Page 107: Summary

    Satellite A200/Satellite Pro A200 Chapter 5 About the HD DVD This chapter describes the features, use of HD DVD and HD DVD Media. HD DVD is provided with some models. Summary HD DVD allows users to enjoy video, concerts and other packaged content by taking advantage of its large amount of storage space and high-quality audio and video.
  • Page 108 HD DVD-Video: For video playback. Used to store movies and other video. HD DVD-ROM: Read-only media. HD DVD-R: A recordable media which can be written to only once. HD DVD (Twin format disc): Has both HD DVD and DVD recordable layers. Satellite A200/Satellite Pro A200...
  • Page 109: Using Toshiba Hd Dvd Player To Enjoy Hd Dvds

    HD DVD Playback Restrictions HD DVD-ROM drive and HD DVD-R drive allow users to enjoy the strong visuals of HD DVD-Video. "TOSHIBA HD DVD PLAYER" software is provided for playback of HD DVD- Video. Important information on use HD DVD Playback HD DVD is a new standard which makes use of new technologies.
  • Page 110 "Windows Media Player" and other commercially available software cannot be used for HD DVD Video playback. HD DVD Video playback may take several moments to begin. When playing an HD DVD (Twin format disc), run it from the "TOSHIBA HD DVD Launcher Menu". When Using Frame dropping, audio skipping or out of synch audio and video may occur during playback of some HD DVD Video titles.
  • Page 111 PLAYER" is running. Display Devices & Audio "TOSHIBA HD DVD PLAYER" will only run when "Colors" is set to "Highest (32 bit)". The "Colors" setting can be adjusted on the "Monitor" tab in the "Display Settings". To open the Display Settings, click Start ->...
  • Page 112: Using Toshiba Hd Dvd Player

    Print Screen functions are disabled even when running other applications besides "TOSHIBA HD DVD PLAYER" and when "TOSHIBA HD DVD PLAYER" is minimized. Please close the "TOSHIBA HD DVD PLAYER" to use the Print Screen function. Carry out the installation/uninstallation of the "TOSHIBA HD DVD PLAYER"...
  • Page 113: Operating Toshiba Hd Dvd Player

    Application selection screen 2. Touch the CD/DVD panel on the Front operation panel. Or select Start -> All Programs -> TOSHIBA HD DVD PLAYER to start "TOSHIBA HD DVD PLAYER". The TOSHIBA DVD PLAYER can also be started from the Media Center top menu.
  • Page 114 DVD PLAYER playback of HD DVD-Video discs. Click the Display Control window Area to display the Control window when it is hidden. Please refer to the following "TOSHIBA HD DVD PLAYER Control window" section for more information. Satellite A200/Satellite Pro A200...
  • Page 115: Open Toshiba Hd Dvd Player Help

    About the HD DVD Open TOSHIBA HD DVD PLAYER HELP TOSHIBA HD DVD PLAYER features and instructions are also explained in detail in "TOSHIBA HD DVD PLAYER Help". Use the following procedure to open "TOSHIBA HD DVD PLAYER Help". 1. Click the "Help" button ( ) in the Display Area.
  • Page 116 Play Fast Slow Fast Stop Forward Motion Rewind TOSHIBA HD DVD PLAYER Control window (2) Eject Opens the disc tray. Previous Chapter Jumps to the previous chapter. Next Chapter Jumps to the next chapter. One-touch Rewinds by a specified amount of time and Replay continues playback from that position.
  • Page 117 Sound Return Menu Title/Chapter Drive Repeat Search Specification TOSHIBA HD DVD PLAYER Control window (3) Subtitle Switches between available subtitles. Sound Switches between audio tracks for titles which have more than 1 audio track. Angle Switches between angles for multi-angle compatible titles.
  • Page 118: Using The Computer In Place Of An Hd Dvd Player

    About the HD DVD Using the Computer in place of an HD DVD Player Videos played using "TOSHIBA HD DVD PLAYER" included with the computer can be displayed on a television equipped with an HDMI input port. HD DVD-Video can only be displayed on the computer's display panel or on a television connected to the HDMI out port.
  • Page 119: Hd Dvd-R Disc Writing Software

    HD DVD-R discs. Ulead DVD MovieFactory can be used to write files in video format. TOSHIBA Disc Creator can be used to write data. Refer to the manuals or help files included with the software for detailed usage instructions.
  • Page 120: Writing Cds/Dvds On A Dvd Super Multi Drive Or

    The following is an HD DVD-Video display compatibility list. O: The display of TOSHIBA HD DVD PLAYER is possible. X: The display of TOSHIBA HD DVD PLAYER is impossible. When using TOSHIBA HD DVD...
  • Page 121: Before Writing Or Rewriting

    Based on TOSHIBA's limited compatibility testing, we suggest the following manufacturers of CD-R/RW and DVD-R/+R/-RW/+RW/-RAM media. However, in no event does TOSHIBA guarantee the operation, quality or performance of any disc. Disc quality can affect write or rewrite success rates.
  • Page 122 Be sure to connect the universal AC adapter before you write or rewrite. Before you enter Sleep/Hibernation Mode, be sure to finish DVD-RAM writing. Writing is finished if you can eject DVD-RAM media. 5-16 Satellite A200/Satellite Pro A200...
  • Page 123: When Writing Or Rewriting

    Write from the computer's hard disk drive to the CD. Do not try to write from shared devices such as a LAN server or any other network device. Writing with software other than TOSHIBA Disc Creator or Ulead DVD ®...
  • Page 124: Writing Cds/Dvds/Hd Dvds On A Hd Dvd-R Drive

    Set printable surface for underside. 2. Click Start All Programs DVD MovieFactory for TOSHIBA Ulead DVD MovieFactory for TOSHIBA Launcher to launch DVD MovieFactory. 3. Click Print Disc Label Label Printing. Ulead Label@Onece is started. 4. Click the General tab.
  • Page 125 Based on TOSHIBA's limited compatibility testing, we suggest the following manufacturers of CD-R/RW, DVD-R/+R/-RW/+RW/-RAM and HD DVD-R media. However, in no event does TOSHIBA guarantee the operation, quality or performance of any disc. Disc quality can affect write or rewrite success rates.
  • Page 126 DVD-RAM Driver Software. When multiple drives that can write data to discs are connected, be careful not to write to the wrong drive. Be sure to connect the universal AC adapter before you write or rewrite. 5-20 Satellite A200/Satellite Pro A200...
  • Page 127 Write from the computer's hard disk drive to the CD. Do not try to write from shared devices such as a LAN server or any other network device. Writing with software other than TOSHIBA Disc Creator or Ulead DVD ®...
  • Page 128: How To Learn More About Ulead Dvd Moviefactory

    DV-Camcorder: 1. Click Start All Programs DVD MovieFactory for TOSHIBA Ulead DVD MovieFactory for TOSHIBA Launcher to launch DVD MovieFactory. 2. Insert a DVD-RW or DVD+RW disc in Burner. 3. Click Video Disc Burn Video to Disc to launch Direct Recording dialog box, choose DVD-Video/+VR to invoke Straight Capture to Disc Page.
  • Page 129 DVD-R/+R/-RW/-RAM discs. When playing your recorded disc on your computer, please use the DVD Video Player. If you use an over-used rewritable disc, the full formatting might be locked. Please use a brand new disc. Satellite A200/Satellite Pro A200 5-23...
  • Page 130 About the HD DVD 5-24 Satellite A200/Satellite Pro A200...
  • Page 131: Chapter 6 The Keyboard

    Satellite A200/Satellite Pro A200 Chapter 6 The Keyboard The computer's keyboard layouts are compatible with a 104/105-key enhanced keyboard. By pressing some keys in combination, all the 104/ 105-key keyboard functions can be executed on the computer. The number of keys on your keyboard depends on which country/region's keyboard layout your computer is configured with.
  • Page 132: F1 ... F12 Function Keys

    Soft keys: Fn key combinations The Fn (function) is unique to TOSHIBA computers and is used in combination with other keys to form soft keys. Soft keys are key combinations that enable, disable or configure specific features.
  • Page 133: Hotkeys

    Fn + Space the these hot keys, the resolution will change depending on the specification of the LCD display panel-with a WXGA system. You can change the resolution between 800 x 600 pixels and 1024x768/1280x800 pixels. Satellite A200/Satellite Pro A200...
  • Page 134: Windows Special Keys

    Press Fn + F10 again to turn off the overlay. Numeric mode To turn on the Numeric mode, press Fn + F11 (Numeric mode indicator lights). Now try numeric data entry using the keys below. Press Fn + F11 again to turn off the overlay. Satellite A200/Satellite Pro A200...
  • Page 135 If the Numeric mode indicator lights, you can use the overlay for numeric entry. If the Arrow mode indicator lights, you can use it for cursor and page control. 3. Release Fn to return to normal keyboard operation. Satellite A200/Satellite Pro A200...
  • Page 136: Generating Ascii Characters

    3. Release Alt, and the ASCII character appears on the display screen. With the overlay off: 1. Hold Alt + Fn. 2. Using the overlay keys, type the ASCII code. 3. Release Alt + Fn, and the ASCII character appears on the display screen. Satellite A200/Satellite Pro A200...
  • Page 137: Chapter 7 Power And Power-Up Modes

    Satellite A200/Satellite Pro A200 Chapter 7 Power and Power-Up Modes The computer's power resources include the AC adapter and internal batteries. This chapter gives details on making the most effective use of these resources including charging and changing batteries, tips for saving battery power, and power up modes.
  • Page 138 Hibernation or shuts down exhausted (depending on the TOSHIBA Power Saver setting) No battery • No operation installed • LED: Battery off DC IN off * The LED is dependent on the model you purchased. Satellite A200/Satellite Pro A200...
  • Page 139: Power Indicators

    Button (depending the model you purchased) and in the front of the computer. Blinking Amber Indicates power is being supplied to the computer while the computer is in Sleep mode. No light Under any other conditions, the indicator does not light. Satellite A200/Satellite Pro A200...
  • Page 140: Battery Types

    Press <F1> to resume, <F2> to Setup. The computer's RTC battery is a lithium battery and should be replaced only by your dealer or by a TOSHIBA service representative. The battery can explode if not properly replaced, used, handled or disposed of. Dispose of the battery as required by local ordinances or regulations.
  • Page 141: Care And Use Of The Battery Pack

    3. Set correct time and date. If you still see the error message after performing the above actions, please contact your TOSHIBA service representative. Care and use of the battery pack The battery pack is a vital component of portable computing. Taking proper care of it will help ensure longer operating time on battery power as well as a longer life for your battery pack.
  • Page 142 Never use the computer again until it has been checked by a TOSHIBA service provider. It might generate smoke or fire, or the battery pack might rupture.
  • Page 143: Charging The Batteries

    The Battery indicator glows amber when the battery is being charged. Use only the computer connected to an AC power source to charge the battery pack. Do not attempt to charge the battery pack with any other charger. Satellite A200/Satellite Pro A200...
  • Page 144: Battery Charging Notice

    2. Plug in the AC adapter. 3. Charge the battery until the Battery indicator glows blue (depending the model you purchased). Repeat these steps two or three times until the battery recovers normal capacity. Satellite A200/Satellite Pro A200...
  • Page 145: Monitoring Battery Capacity

    Closing the display when you are not using the keyboard saves power. Operating time decreases at low temperatures. The condition of the battery terminals. Make sure the battery terminals stay clean by wiping them with a clean dry cloth before installing the battery pack. Satellite A200/Satellite Pro A200...
  • Page 146: Replacing The Battery Pack

    1. Save your work. 2. Turn the computer's power off. Make sure the Power indicator is off. 3. Remove all cables connected to the computer. 4. Turn the computer upside down. 7-10 Satellite A200/Satellite Pro A200...
  • Page 147 Power and Power-Up Modes 5. Unlock the Battery Pack Lock. Removing the battery pack-1 6. Slide the battery pack latch to the left, then pull the battery out of the battery bay. Removing the battery pack-2 Satellite A200/Satellite Pro A200 7-11...
  • Page 148: Installing The Battery Pack

    3. Hold the battery pack so that the label faces down and the connectors on the battery face the connectors on the computer. 4. Gently slide the battery into the battery bay until the latch clicks into place. Installing the battery pack 7-12 Satellite A200/Satellite Pro A200...
  • Page 149: Toshiba Password Utility

    Power and Power-Up Modes TOSHIBA Password Utility The TOSHIBA Supervisor Password Utility provides two levels of password security: User and Supervisor. Passwords set in TOSHIBA Supervisor Password Utility are different from ® the Windows login password. User Password To start the utility, point to or click the following items:...
  • Page 150: Power-Up Modes

    This feature automatically turns off the system in Sleep or Hibernation mode if the computer is not used for a set duration. Refer to Special features, in Chapter 1, Satellite A200/Satellite Pro A200 Series Features for an explanation of how to set the duration.
  • Page 151: Chapter 8 Hw Setup

    Satellite A200/Satellite Pro A200 Chapter 8 HW Setup This chapter explains how to use the TOSHIBA HW Setup utility to configure your computer. TOSHIBA HW Setup lets you configure settings for various hardware devices through a number of tabs titled General, Password, Display, Boot Priority, Keyboard, CPU, LAN, and USB.
  • Page 152 CPU operation is automatically switched when necessary (Default). Always Low CPU power consumption and clock speed automatic switching function is disabled. The CPU always runs at low power consumption and low speed. Satellite A200/Satellite Pro A200...
  • Page 153: Boot Priority

    USB, you can still use a USB mouse, keyboard, and floppy disk drive by setting the Legacy USB Support option to enable. Enabled Enables Legacy USB Support. Disabled Disables Legacy USB Support. The Enables Legacy USB Support is default. Satellite A200/Satellite Pro A200...
  • Page 154 Do not install or remove an optional memory module while Wake-up on LAN is enabled. Built-in LAN This feature enables or disables the Built-in LAN. Enabled Enables Built-in LAN function (Default). Disabled Disables Built-in LAN function. Satellite A200/Satellite Pro A200...
  • Page 155: Chapter 9 Optional Devices

    Optional Devices Optional devices can expand the computer's capabilities and its versatility. This chapter describes connection or installation of the following types of devices, which are available from your TOSHIBA dealer: Cards/Memory Express Card Support 54/34 Express Card SD (Secure Digital) / SDHC (Secure Digital High Capacity) /...
  • Page 156: Express Card

    2. Press gently to ensure a firm connection. Installing an Express Card After installing the card, refer to the card's documentation and check the configuration in Windows to make sure it is appropriate for your card. Satellite A200/Satellite Pro A200...
  • Page 157: Sd/Sdhc/Mmc/Ms/Ms Pro/Xd Memory Cards

    Personal Digital Assistants, which use flash-memory. Card Type Capacities up to 2GB SDHC up to 1GB up to 128MB, 256MB (128MB x 2, selectable) MS Pro up to 2GB up to 2GB Satellite A200/Satellite Pro A200...
  • Page 158: Installing A Memory Card

    The multiple digital media card slot only accepts one type of card at a time. Do not attempt to install more than one card as you risk damaging either the cards themselves or the computer. Satellite A200/Satellite Pro A200...
  • Page 159: Removing A Memory Card

    Do not try to force the card into the slot. 4. Do not leave a memory card partially inserted in the slot. Press the memory card until you hear it click into place. 5. Do not twist or bend memory cards. Satellite A200/Satellite Pro A200...
  • Page 160: Memory Expansion

    CAUTION: If you want to upgrade system memory, you should only use certified modules. Ask your vendor or check the TOSHIBA web site for a list of approved memory products. Insert the two memory modules of the same specifications and capacity into Slot A (Upper) and Slot B (Bottom) respectively.
  • Page 161 6. Fit the module's connectors into the computer's connectors at about a 45 degree angle and press the module carefully to ensure a firm connection. Do not touch the connectors on the memory module or on the computer. Debris on the connectors may cause memory access problems. Satellite A200/Satellite Pro A200...
  • Page 162 If only one card is installed, use the slot A. If you use the computer for a long time, the memory modules will become hot. In this case, let the memory modules cool to room temperature before you replace them. Satellite A200/Satellite Pro A200...
  • Page 163: Additional Battery Pack

    See Chapter 7, Power and Power-Up Modes. Additional AC adapter If you frequently carry the computer to different sites such as your home and office, having an AC adapter at each location reduces the weight and bulk of your load. Satellite A200/Satellite Pro A200...
  • Page 164: External Monitor

    You can use the hotkeys Fn + F5 or use the TV-Out button to change the display device. Refer to Chapter 6, The Keyboard. If a television is connected to the computer, set the TV type in Display Properties. Follow the steps below, based on the configuration of your computer: 9-10 Satellite A200/Satellite Pro A200...
  • Page 165 1. Click Start >Control Panel >Appearance and Personalization> Personalization. 2. Choose Display Settings. 3. Click the Advanced Setting button. The Generic PnP Monitor and ® Intel GM965/GL960 Express Chipset Family dialogue box opens. 4. Click the Graphics Properties button. Satellite A200/Satellite Pro A200 9-11...
  • Page 166 For ATI Mobility Radeon HD2400/HD2600* 1. Click Start > Control Panel > Personalization. 2. Choose Display Settings to change resolution and colors. 3. Click Start and All Programs. 4. Click Catalyst Control Center 5. Select CCC. 9-12 Satellite A200/Satellite Pro A200...
  • Page 167: Hdmi

    2. Click Catalyst Control Center. 3. Select CCC. 4. If you find Catalyst Control Center - Basic View, select Advanced then click next. 5. At Catalyst Control Center windows, select Displays Manager from left select panel. Satellite A200/Satellite Pro A200 9-13...
  • Page 168: Connecting The Hdmi Out Port

    To view video on the HDMI device, be sure to configure the following settings otherwise you may find that nothing is displayed. End user refer page 8-9 and Appendix B-5, for more detail, to out put HDMI device. 9-14 Satellite A200/Satellite Pro A200...
  • Page 169: Settings For Audio On Hdmi

    Sound directly. 3. In Sound window, select Digital Output Device (HDMI) then click Set Default once. Selecting Audio HDMI output Please follow above steps to change back to speakers after you plug out HDMI connector. Satellite A200/Satellite Pro A200 9-15...
  • Page 170: Remote Controller

    Pause Access indictor Play Power Stop Record Fast Forward Rewind Skip Replay Start Back More Info Arrows Mute Volume + Channel/Page Volume - Live TV Guide DVD Menu Recorded TV Numbers Clear Enter Remote Cotroller 9-16 Satellite A200/Satellite Pro A200...
  • Page 171 ENTER Key. if watching TV in full screen mode, pressing OK switches back to the previous viewed channel. Press again to toggle back. It acts the same way as a Jump button on some TV remote controls. Satellite A200/Satellite Pro A200 9-17...
  • Page 172: Using The Remote Controller

    This computer includes a remote control unit, which allows you to control some of your computers from distant location. The Remote Controller is designed specially for this computer. Some application programs may not support remote control functions. 9-18 Satellite A200/Satellite Pro A200...
  • Page 173 When the infrared receiver window or the infrared emission part of the Remote Controller is dirty. When other computers which use an infrared remote controller are used near to your computer. When a low battery condition is present. Satellite A200/Satellite Pro A200 9-19...
  • Page 174: Installing/Removing Batteries

    Type of battery that can be used for the Remote Controller When batteries shipped with the Remote Controller are discharged, replace them with commercially available AA manganese batteries or AA alkaline batteries. Other types or battery should not be used. 9-20 Satellite A200/Satellite Pro A200...
  • Page 175: Installing The Batteries

    2. Insert the batteries in place. Be sure to place the batteries with their polarities (+ and -) in the correct position. Batteries Inserting the batteries 3. Close the battery cover. Close the cover securely until it clicks. Satellite A200/Satellite Pro A200 9-21...
  • Page 176: Replacing The Batteries

    2. Replace the batteries. Be sure to place the batteries with their polarities (+ and -) in the correct position. Batteries Removing the batteries 3. Close the battery cover. Close the cover securely until it clicks. 9-22 Satellite A200/Satellite Pro A200...
  • Page 177: I.link (Ieee1394A)

    1. Click the Safely Remove Hardware icon on the Task Bar. 2. Point to i.LINK (IEEE1394a) device and click. 3. Disconnect the cable from the computer then from the i.LINK device. Refer also to the documentation that came with your i.LINK device. Satellite A200/Satellite Pro A200 9-23...
  • Page 178: Security Lock

    Attach one end of a cable to the desk and the other end to the security lock slot on the right side of the computer. Security lock 9-24 Satellite A200/Satellite Pro A200...
  • Page 179: Chapter 10 Troubleshooting

    Satellite A200/Satellite Pro A200 Chapter 10 Troubleshooting TOSHIBA designed the computer for durability. However, should problems occur, following the procedures in this chapter can help to determine the cause. All readers should become familiar with this chapter. Knowing what might go wrong can help prevent problems from occurring.
  • Page 180: Preliminary Checklist

    Do you hear any beeps? How many? Are they long or short? Are they high pitched or low? Is the computer making any unusual noises? Write down what you hear. Record your observations so you can describe them to your dealer. 10-2 Satellite A200/Satellite Pro A200...
  • Page 181: Hardware And System Checklist

    DVD Super Multi drive supporting double layer disc recording Hard disk drive Password HD DVD drive supporting disc recording i.LINK (IEEE1394a) Wireless LAN Disk drive Monitor Real Time Clock Sound system Fingerprint Sensor Pointing Device HDMI Satellite A200/Satellite Pro A200 10-3...
  • Page 182: Self Test

    If any of the following conditions are present, the self test failed: The computer stops and does not proceed to display information or messages except the TOSHIBA logo. Random characters appear on the screen, and the system does not function normally.
  • Page 183: Overheating Power Down

    Check the condition of the cord and terminals. If the cord is frayed or damaged, replace it. If the terminals are soiled, wipe them with cotton or a clean cloth. If the AC adapter still does not power the computer, contact your dealer. Satellite A200/Satellite Pro A200 10-5...
  • Page 184 If you do not think the battery is at the end of its operating life, see your dealer. Battery doesn't power Check the power consumption settings in the the computer as long as Power Options. Consider using a power saving expected. mode. 10-6 Satellite A200/Satellite Pro A200...
  • Page 185: Lcd Panel

    Or, turn the power off and back on to clear instant security . Problems above remain Refer to your software's documentation to unresolved or other determine if the software is causing the difficulty. problems occur. Contact your dealer if the problems continue. Satellite A200/Satellite Pro A200 10-7...
  • Page 186: Hard Disk Drive

    Make sure the device's power is turned on. Reinstall the drivers. Open the Windows Control Panel and double-click the Add New Hardware icon. Follow the on-screen directions. Restart Windows. If problems persist, contact your dealer. 10-8 Satellite A200/Satellite Pro A200...
  • Page 187 Check your monitor specification. It might not panning mode support the selected resolution and refresh rate. The resolution on the monitor might go into panning mode when wide screen resolution is selected. Refer to Appendix B, Display Modes. Satellite A200/Satellite Pro A200 10-9...
  • Page 188: Sound System

    1. Open the Control Panel, select the Mouse icon and press Enter. 2. Click the Pointer Options tab. 3. Set the speed as instructed and click OK. If problems persist, contact your dealer. 10-10 Satellite A200/Satellite Pro A200...
  • Page 189: Usb Mouse

    USB ports on the computer and the USB device. Make sure the USB device drivers are properly installed. Refer to your Windows documentation for information on checking the drivers. If problems persist, contact your dealer. Satellite A200/Satellite Pro A200 10-11...
  • Page 190: Tv Output Signal

    Media Player is either playing a selection or finished playing a selection. Close Windows Media Player before you select Sleep/ Hibernation. If problems persist, contact your dealer. Memory expansion Refer also to Chapter 9, Optional Devices, for information on installing memory modules. 10-12 Satellite A200/Satellite Pro A200...
  • Page 191 Try lengthening this time interval. A CONNECT display is Check the error control setting in your quickly replaced by NO communications application. CARRIER Satellite A200/Satellite Pro A200 10-13...
  • Page 192 Remove any foreign object. Check whether the disc is dirty. If it is, wipe it with a clean cloth dipped in water or a neutral cleaner. See the Media care section in Chapter 4 for details on cleaning. 10-14 Satellite A200/Satellite Pro A200...
  • Page 193 DVD Super Multi drive. Cannot write correctly If you have trouble writing, make sure you are observing the following precautions: Use only media recommended by TOSHIBA. Do not use the mouse or keyboard during writing. Use only the software supplied with the computer for recording.
  • Page 194 DVD to ensure that it matches that on the HD DVD-ROM drive. For reference, region codes are listed in the Optical disc drives section in Chapter 2, The Grand Tour in the Online manual. 10-16 Satellite A200/Satellite Pro A200...
  • Page 195: Disk Drive

    Procedure Cannot write correctly If you have trouble writing, make sure you are observing the following precautions: Use only media recommended by TOSHIBA. Do not use the mouse or keyboard during writing. Use only the software supplied with the computer for recording.
  • Page 196: Fingerprint Sensor

    1. Make sure you have enroll finger in windows Fingerprint Power on account. Security does not work 2. Set the User Password by using TOSHIBA Password Utility and restart the system. 3. Make sure place a checkmark in Replace the power-on and hard drive passwords with the fingerprint reader on the Protector Suite QL setting.
  • Page 197: Toshiba Support

    Troubleshooting TOSHIBA support If you require any additional help using your computer or if you are having problems operating the computer, you may need to contact TOSHIBA for additional technical assistance. Before you call Some problems you experience may be related to software or the operating system, it is important to investigate other sources of assistance first.
  • Page 198: Where To Write

    Troubleshooting Where to write If you are still unable to solve the problem and suspect that it is hardware related, write to TOSHIBA at the nearest location listed below: Outside of Europe In Europe Australia Germany & Austria TOSHIBA (Australia) Pty, Ltd.
  • Page 199: Chapter 11 Disclaimers

    For optimum performance, use your computer product only under recommended conditions. Read additional restrictions in your product documentation. Contact Toshiba technical service and support, refer to Fingerprint Sensor section in Chapter 10 Troubleshooting for more information. User’s Manual...
  • Page 200: Memory (Main System)

    Published battery life numbers are achieved on select models and configurations tested by Toshiba at the time of publication. Recharge time varies depending on usage. Battery may not charge while computer is consuming full power.
  • Page 201: Hdd Drive Capacity

    Therefore, please be aware that your selected model may not have all the features and specifications corresponding to all of the icons or switches shown on the notebook chassis. Satellite A200/Satellite Pro A200 11-3...
  • Page 202: Copy Protection

    LCD Brightness and Eye Strain Your LCD display has a brightness approaching that of a TV device. We recommend that you adjust the brightness of your LCD to a comfortable level to prevent possible strain on your eyes. 11-4 Satellite A200/Satellite Pro A200...
  • Page 203: Specifications

    Satellite A200/Satellite Pro A200 Appendix A Specifications This appendix summarizes the computer's technical specifications. Dimensions 362mm (W) x 267.8mm (D) x 39.3mm (H. Max.) 267.8mm 39.3mm User’s Manual...
  • Page 204: Environmental Requirements

    Network control unit (NCU) Type of NCU Telephone line (analog only) Type of line Type of dialling Pulse Tone Control command AT commands EIA-578 commands Monitor function Computer's speaker Communication specifications Communication Data: Full duplex System Fax: Half duplex Satellite A200/Satellite Pro A200...
  • Page 205 Speed 300/1200/2400/4800/7200/9600/12000/14400/ 16800/19200/21600/24000/26400/28800/ 31200/ 33600 bps Data reception only with V.90/V.92 28000/29333/30666/32000/33333/34666/ 36000/37333/38666/40000/41333/42666/ 44000/45333/46666/48000/49333/50666/ 52000/53333/54666/ 56000 bps Fax: 2400/4800/7200/9600/12000/14400 bps Error correcting MNP class 4 and ITU-T V.42 Data compression MNP class 5 and ITU-T V.42bis Satellite A200/Satellite Pro A200...
  • Page 206 Specifications Satellite A200/Satellite Pro A200...
  • Page 207: Display Modes

    Satellite A200/Satellite Pro A200 Appendix B Display Modes This appendix contains a table listing all the display modes when the display is set to an external monitor. If you are running some applications (for example a 3D application or video playback and so on), you may see some disturbance, flickering or frame dropping on your screen.
  • Page 208: Displaying Movies On A Tv Or Crt

    For Intel 1. Click Start >Control Panel >Appearance and Personalization> Personalization. 2. Choose Display Settings. 3. Click the Advanced Setting button. The Generic PnP Monitor and ® Intel GM965/GL960 Express Chipset Family dialogue box opens. Satellite A200/Satellite Pro A200...
  • Page 209 Display Modes 4. Click the Graphics Properties button. 5. In the subsequent dialogue box, click Display Devices and then set up your television and notebook displays. Satellite A200/Satellite Pro A200...
  • Page 210 3. Click Start and All Programs. 4. Click Catalyst Control Center 5. Select CCC. 6. In Catalyst Control Center window, setup your television or CRT and Notebook displays *The availability of this feature is dependent on the model you purchased. Satellite A200/Satellite Pro A200...
  • Page 211 6. Drag HDMI monitor icon to “Main:” then select Swap Devices. 7. After system applying the display mode to HDMI, click Force then select Desktop area to select the HDMI mode. * The availability of this feature is dependent on the model you purchased. Satellite A200/Satellite Pro A200...
  • Page 212 Display Modes Satellite A200/Satellite Pro A200...
  • Page 213: Ac Power Cord And Connectors

    Satellite A200/Satellite Pro A200 Appendix C AC Power Cord and Connectors The power cord's AC input plug must be compatible with the various international AC power outlets and the cord must meet the standards for the country/region in which it is used. All cords must meet the following specifications: Minimum 1.7 meters...
  • Page 214 The following illustrations show the plug shapes for the U. S. A. and Canada, the United Kingdom, Australia and Europe. United Kingdom UL approved BS approved Australia Europe AS approved Approved by the appropriate agency Canada China CSA approved CCC approved Satellite A200/Satellite Pro A200...
  • Page 215 Satellite A200/Satellite Pro A200 Glossary The terms in this glossary cover topics related to this manual. Alternate naming is included for reference. Abbreviations AC: alternating current AGP: accelerated graphics port BIOS: basic input output system CD-ROM: Compact Disc-Read Only Memory...
  • Page 216 The next time the CPU needs that same data, it looks for it in the cache memory rather than the main memory, which saves time. The computer has two cache levels. Level one is incorporated into the processor and level two resides in external memory. Glossary-2 Satellite A200/Satellite Pro A200...
  • Page 217 CRT: Cathode Ray Tube. A vacuum tube in which beams projected on a fluorescent screen-producing luminous spots. An example is the television set. cursor: A small, blinking rectangle or line that indicates the current position on the display screen. Satellite A200/Satellite Pro A200 Glossary-3...
  • Page 218 The keys labeled F1 through F12 that tell the computer to perform certain functions. Glossary-4 Satellite A200/Satellite Pro A200...
  • Page 219 K: Taken from the Greek word kilo, meaning 1000; often used as equivalent to 1024, or 2 raised to the 10th power. See also byte and kilobyte. KB: See kilobyte. Satellite A200/Satellite Pro A200 Glossary-5...
  • Page 220 The results of a computer operation. Output commonly indicates data. 1) printed on paper, 2) displayed at a terminal, 3) sent through the serial port of internal modem, or 4) stored on some magnetic media. Glossary-6 Satellite A200/Satellite Pro A200...
  • Page 221 A disk that has been formatted with an operating system. For MS-DOS the operating system is contained in two hidden files and the COMMAND.COM file. You can boot a computer using a system disk. Also called an operating system disk. Satellite A200/Satellite Pro A200 Glossary-7...
  • Page 222 TFT display: A liquid crystal display (LCD) made from an array of liquid crystal cells using active-matrix technology with thin film transistor (TFT) to drive each cell. TouchPad/Dual Mode Pad: A pointing device integrated into the TOSHIBA computer palm rest. Universal Serial Bus: This serial interface lets you communicate with several devices connected in a chain to a single port on the computer.

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