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  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Contents Chapter 1. Getting Started Using Apps With a Samsung Smartphone (Optional) Chapter 1. Getting Started Samsung Software Update Diagnosing the Computer Status and Troubleshooting Before You Start Using the Security Slot Safety Precautions Proper Posture During Computer Use Chapter 4. Settings and Upgrade...

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    Chapter 1. Getting Started Before You Start Safety Precautions Proper Posture During Computer Use Overview Turning the Computer On and Off...

  • Page 4: Before You Start

    Before You Start Chapter 1. Getting Started Before reading the User Manual, first check the following Safety Precaution Notations information. Icon Notation Description • Optional items, some devices and software referred to in the User Manual may not be provided and/or changed by Failure to follow instructions marked with upgrade.

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    1KB=1,024 Bytes, and therefore the capacity representation of the HDD in Windows is smaller than the Samsung Electronics shall not be liable for any data loss. Please actual capacity due to the difference in capacity calculation.

  • Page 6: 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.

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    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.

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    AC adapter. contact the service center. If the cord is damaged, there is a danger of If the notebook computer has an external electric shock or fire. type (removable) battery, separate the battery also.

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    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.

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    There is a danger of an explosion or fire. If the notebook computer has an external type (removable) battery, separate the To use the computer safely, replace a dead battery also.

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    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...

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    If a heavy object is pressed against the notebook computer, a white spot or stain may appear on the LCD. Therefore, take care not to apply any pressure to the notebook.

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    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.

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    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.

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    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.

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    The product might be damaged or users may trip over the cables. Upgrade Related For long periods of not using the notebook computer, discharge the battery and preserve as it is detached. Take care when touching the product or parts.

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    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. •...

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    Safety Precautions Chapter 1. Getting Started When Using the AC Power Plug Using the Power Supply in an Airplane Connect the power plug pins perpendicular into the center of the Since the power outlet type differs depending on the type of power outlet.

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    Safety Precautions Chapter 1. Getting Started When Using the Auto Adapter When a cigar socket is provided, you have to use the auto adapter (optional). Insert the cigar plug of the auto adapter into the cigar socket and connect the DC plug of the auto adapter to the power input port of the computer.

  • Page 20: 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 •...

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    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. •...

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    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 23: Overview

    Overview Chapter 1. Getting Started Front View The pictures used for the cover and the main body in the User Camera operating This indicates the camera operating status. Manual are those of the representative model of each series. indicator Therefore the colors and appearance of the pictures may Using this camera, you can take still differ from the actual appearance of the product depending pictures and record video.

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    Overview Chapter 1. Getting Started Power LED Right View Memory card slot Insert a memory card into the slot. • Turns blue while the computer is turned on. You can connect USB devices to the USB 2 USB 2.0 Port port such as a keyboard/mouse, digital •...

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    Overview Chapter 1. Getting Started Left View A jack to connect the AC adapter that 1 DC Jack supplies power to the computer. 2 Wired LAN Port Connect the Ethernet cable to this port. A port used to connect a monitor, TV 3 Monitor Port or projector supporting a 15pin D-SUB interface.

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    Overview Chapter 1. Getting Started About the chargeable USB port • Use the USB charging port to easily charge a tablet PC or other devices. Open the Settings application and select Power Management > USB Charging > High Capacity Charging Mode > ON. •...

  • 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. Lift the LCD panel up. Follow the activation procedures according to the instructions on the screen to use the computer.

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    Turning the Computer On and Off Chapter 1. Getting Started On the desk top Turning the computer off • Touchpad/mouse: Right-click the Start button on the • Since the procedures to turn the computer off may differ bottom-left corner. depending on the installed operating system, please turn the computer off according to the procedures for the purchased operating system.

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    Turning the Computer On and Off Chapter 1. Getting Started Unlocking the screen To unlock the lock screen, do one of the following: • Touchpad/Mouse: Click the lock screen. • Keyboard: Press any key. If the account has a password, enter the password to log in after unlocking the screen.

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    Chapter 2. Using Windows What is Microsoft Windows? Screen At a Glance Using the Charms Using Apps Windows Hot Key Function...

  • Page 31: What Is Microsoft Windows

    What is Microsoft Windows? Chapter 2. Using Windows Microsoft Windows is an operating system that is required for Viewing Help+Tips operating a computer. On the Start screen, select Help+Tips. To use your computer optimally, you need to know how to use it properly.

  • Page 32: Screen At A Glance

    Screen At a Glance Chapter 2. Using Windows Windows provides both the new Start screen mode and the Start Screen Refers to the default Start screen of Windows. Desktop mode of the existing OS. Refers to the apps that are currently installed. User Account This refers to the currently used user account.

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    Screen At a Glance Chapter 2. Using Windows Desktop This refers to the menu that allows you to Charms use functions such as Search, Share, Start, This provides similar functions to those provided by the desktop Device and Settings. in prior Windows 8 versions. Move to the Start screen.

  • Page 34: Using The Charms

    Using the Charms Chapter 2. Using Windows The Charms is a new type of menu that combines the Start menu Search Search with the Control Panel of existing Windows. Perform the keyword search to produce an integrated Search Search list of search results covering apps, files and web pages. The Charms allows you to quickly configure the device(s) Search connected to your computer, search for App(s)/file(s), and use the...

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    Using the Charms Chapter 2. Using Windows 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 Volume...

  • Page 36: Using Apps

    Using Apps Chapter 2. Using Windows 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 provides basic Apps for frequently performed tasks.

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    Using Apps Chapter 2. Using Windows Using split screens Adding/Removing an App to/from the Start Screen Move to the Apps screen. Select the Apps in the Start screen. • Touchpad/mouse: Click the icon in the bottom-left Touchpad/mouse: Move the mouse pointer to the top corner of the Start screen.

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    Using Apps Chapter 2. Using Windows To play the photo or movie Camera App at a Glance Use the OS-provided camera app to take photos or make movies ► To play the Camera-taken photos instantly and edit them to your preference. •...

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    Do not take photos or make video recording in areas prohibiting those actions. • Do not take photos or make video recording that may infringe on privacy or confidentiality. Samsung cannot solve errors occuring with other apps installed from the Windows Store. Contact customer support for the app directly.

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    Using Apps Chapter 2. Using Windows Configuring your Microsoft Account A Microsoft Account allows you to synchronize your settings with other device(s) running Windows online allowing you to share file(s) or settings. You should register a Microsoft Account to download or purchase App(s) from the Store.

  • Page 41: Windows Hot Key Function

    Windows Hot Key Function Chapter 2. Using Windows You can use the following convenient hot keys in Windows. Function Hot Keys Function Description Displaying the Start Screen Windows Key Switches to Start mode. Displaying the Desktop Windows Key + D Switches to Desktop mode.

  • Page 42: Chapter 3. Using The Computer

    Adjusting the Volume LCD Brightness Control Wired LAN Wireless LAN (Optional) TPM security solution (Optional) Using the Multimedia App (Optional) Using Apps With a Samsung Smartphone (Optional) Samsung Software Update Diagnosing the Computer Status and Troubleshooting 76 Using the Security Slot...

  • Page 43: Keyboard

    Keyboard Chapter 3. Using the computer Shortcut key functions and procedures are discussed in the following sections. • The keyboard image may differ from the actual keyboard. • The keyboard may differ depending on your country. The following mainly describes the shortcut keys. Shortcut Keys While pressing and holding the Fn key, press a shorcut keys.

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    Using the computer Shortcut Keys Name Function Settings The Samsung software control program, the Settings, is launched. Screen Brightness Controls the screen brightness. Control Switches the screen output to the LCD or external monitor when an external monitor (or TV) is LCD/External Monitor connected to the computer.

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    Keyboard Chapter 3. Using the computer Other Function Keys (Optional) • Performs the right-click mouse function (touchpad). Fn Lock key, you can use the hot key functions • If you press the without pressing the Fn key. • If you press the Num Lock key, you can use the numeric keys.

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    Touchpad Chapter 3. Using the computer Click Function The touchpad provides the same function as a mouse and the left and right buttons of the touchpad plays the role of the left and Place a finger on the touchpad and click on an item once. right buttons of a mouse.

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    Touchpad Chapter 3. Using the computer Right Button Function The Gesture Function of the Touchpad (Optional) This corresponds to clicking the right mouse button. To right-click an item, tap the touchpad with two fingers or press The Touchpad Gesture function may not be provided and the the right touchpad button.

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    Touchpad Chapter 3. Using the computer The Scroll Function Charms Menu Activating Function This function is the same as the scroll area of the Touchpad. If you place your finger on the right edge of the touch pad and drag your finger toward the center, the Charms menu appears. If you place two fingers over the Touchpad and move them up, down, left or right, the screen is scrolled up, down, left or right accordingly.

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    Touchpad Chapter 3. Using the computer Touchpad On/Off Function Locking with shortcut keys To set the mouse-only environment, simply lock the touchpad. To lock the touchpad function, press the keys. Alternatively, press the key and then press the key to turn the touchpad function off.

  • Page 50: Memory Card

    Memory card Chapter 3. Using the computer Use a memory card to transfer data to other digital devices, such • Some memory cards may not be fully compatible with the as digital cameras. computer. Using an incompatible card may damage the computer or Memory cards are sold separately.

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    Memory card Chapter 3. Using the computer If a pop-up message appears, choose an action. Inserting a memory card Select Open folder to view files. If a dummy card is inserted in the memory card slot, remove Save, move, or delete data on the memory card. Insert a memory card into the memory card slot in the The memory card folder opens only on the desktop.

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    Memory card Chapter 3. Using the computer Formatting a memory card • To use a memory card to exchange data with a digital device, such as a digital camera, formatting the data with Format the memory card to remove all data or before using it for the digital device is recommended.

  • Page 53: Connecting An External Display Device (optional)

    Connecting an External Display Device Chapter 3. (Optional) Using the computer If you connect an external display device such as a monitor, TV, About the connection cable projector, etc., you can view the picture on the wider screen of the external device when you give a presentation or watch a video or Users should additionally purchase the necessary connection movie.

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    Connecting an External Display Device Chapter 3. (Optional) Using the computer Select Charms menu > Devices > Projector > Second Connecting to the monitor port Screen. Connect an external monitor, TV, or projector that supports the Select a desired monitor mode. D-SUB interface to display the image on a wider screen.

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    Connecting an External Display Device Chapter 3. (Optional) Using the computer Select Charms menu > Devices > Projector > Second Connecting through the HDMI port (Optional) Screen. By connecting the computer to a TV with a HDMI port, you can Select a desired monitor mode.

  • Page 56: Adjusting The Volume

    Adjusting the Volume Chapter 3. Using the computer You can adjust the volume using the keyboard and the volume Using the Sound Recorder control program. The procedures to record sound using the Windows Recorder are described below. Adjusting the Volume using the Keyboard Connect a microphone to the Ear-set Jack or Headset Jack.

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    Adjusting the Volume Chapter 3. Using the computer Dolby Digital Plus Use Dolby Digital Plus to optimize your audio experience. This feature enhances sound elements by analyzing and adjusting sound levels automatically. This feature may not be available depending on the model and operating system.

  • Page 58: Lcd Brightness Control

    LCD Brightness Control Chapter 3. Using the computer Click the Charms menu > Settings > Screen Switching the picture mode Adjustment icon You can switch the picture mode to your preferred viewing pleasure, such as optimizing the display for movies or electronic Adjust the brightness with the screen brightness control bar.

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    A large number of bad pixels can cause problems in appearance, but a small number of pixels doesn’t affect the computer performance. Therefore Samsung observes and manages the following dot principles: - Bright dot : 2 or less - Black dot : 4 or less...

  • Page 60: Wired Lan

    Wired LAN Chapter 3. Using the computer To access the Internet at home, set up an account with an Internet Connecting to a Wired LAN service provider (ISP). To purchase Internet service and a modem, contact a local ISP. Connect the LAN cable to the wired LAN port. •...

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    Wired LAN Chapter 3. Using the computer Right-click Ethernet and select Properties. Configure the IP settings. The LAN device name may differ depending on the • When using DHCP, select Obtain an IP address computer’s network device. automatically. • When not using DHCP, contact the network administrator Select Internet Protocol Version 4 (TCP/IPv4) from the list for the IP address.

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    Wired LAN Chapter 3. Using the computer Wake on LAN (WOL) feature • When connected to a 100Mbps/1Gbps wired LAN , a message appears informing the user of connection to Activate the system remotely from sleep mode when a signal, a 10Mbps/100Mbps wired LAN when the computer such as a ping or magic packet command, is received via a wired wakes from sleep mode.

  • Page 63: Wireless Lan (optional)

    Wireless LAN 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 •...

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    Wireless LAN 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 65: Tpm Security Solution (optional)

    To use the TPM security solution, initialize the TPM chip in the BIOS Setup, initialize the TPM solution, and then register a user. Before the Samsung logo (Samsung ATIV) appears, press the To use the TPM function, complete the following steps.

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    Select All Software. The computer restarts. Select TPM Host SW > Install. Before the Samsung logo (Samsung ATIV) appears, press the F2 key several times. Aptio Setup Utility - Copy (C) 2012 American Megatrends, Inc. If the system software media is supplied with the product, install the application by using the system software media.

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    TPM security solution Chapter 3. (Optional) Using the computer Step 3: Registering a user • As recommended by the initialization wizard, backup your emergency recovery file to an external storage device to Register a user according to the procedures below. use the TPM more safely.

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    TPM security solution Chapter 3. (Optional) Using the computer • The virtual drive is in the following location. Encrypting folders and files Encrypt folders and files with the Encrypting Files System (EFS). EFS is available for the following operating systems: •...

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    TPM security solution Chapter 3. (Optional) Using the computer Select the files or folders to encrypt and select OK. The color of the encrypted folder or name of the encrypted file changes to green. The dialog box shown below appears only when the folder is encrypted.

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    TPM security solution Chapter 3. (Optional) Using the computer If the virtual drive (PSD) is not loaded Using the virtual drive (Personal Secure Drive) To use the virtual drive (PSD), the virtual drive (PSD) should be The virtual drive is a space to save and manage confidential data. loaded first.

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    TPM security solution Chapter 3. (Optional) Using the computer Select I want to permanently delete my Personal Secure Registering a new user to the security solution Drive without saving an unencrypted copy of its contents > Next. To register an existing user, delete the existing authentication information saved on the TPM chip, and then clear the TPM chip.

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    TPM security solution Chapter 3. (Optional) Using the computer Step 3: Configuring the security solution (TPM) On the taskbar, select File Explorer To use the TPM security solution, see Configuring the security Select View > Options > View > Hidden files and folders. solution.

  • Page 73: Using The Multimedia App (optional)

    Using the Multimedia App Chapter 3. (Optional) Using the computer S PhotoStudio and S Player+ enables you to take photos and make Using the PhotoStudio app videos and edit them to your preference. On the Start screen, select S PhotoStudio. Edit photos that you took or selected to your S PhotoStudio preference.

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    Using the Multimedia App Chapter 3. (Optional) Using the computer Using the S Player+ app To play another video while playing the current video file 1. Right-click on the screen, or swipe inward from the top A variety of file types including multimedia formats are available edge.

  • Page 75: Using Apps With A Samsung Smartphone (optional)

    Samsung Link You can use Samsung Kies to sync multimedia files and Samsung Link enables the user to use the computer as cloud documents between the computer and mobile devices, or storage and access it via a Samsung mobile device. Set folders...

  • Page 76: 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 77: 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 Support Center is activated and starts diagnosing your troubleshooting guide, supports diagnosing the system and has a computer. FAQ for frequently occurring problem(s).

  • Page 78: 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.

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    Chapter 4. Settings and Upgrade BIOS Setup Setting a Boot Password Changing the Boot Priority Battery...

  • Page 80: Chapter 4. Settings And Upgrade

    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.

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    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 82: 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.

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    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.

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    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 Select on the password to be deactivated. from another computer.

  • Page 85: 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 86: Battery

    Battery Chapter 4. Settings and Upgrade Please refer to the following instructions when running the computer on battery power without connecting the AC power. This computer is equipped with an internal battery. The location of the Precautions internal battery • Users cannot remove or replace the internal battery.

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    Battery Chapter 4. Settings and Upgrade Battery Usage Time Information Measuring the Remaining Battery Charge A battery is an expendable supply, so when using it over a long You can view the battery charge status by completing the time, the capacity/battery life is shortened. If the battery life is following procedures.

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    Battery Chapter 4. Settings and Upgrade Using the power management program Extending the Battery Usage Time This program helps you use the battery more efficiently Decreasing the LCD Brightness and supports the power mode optimized for the operating environment. Click the Charms menu > Settings >...

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    Battery Chapter 4. Settings and Upgrade Using the Battery Calibration Function Select Advanced > Smart Battery Calibration. When charging/discharging the battery repeatedly for a short time only, the battery usage time may be reduced by the difference between the actual battery charge and the remaining charge display.

  • Page 90: Chapter 5. Troubleshooting

    Chapter 5. Troubleshooting Recovering/Backing up the Computer (Optional) Reinstalling Windows (Optional) Q&A...

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    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.

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    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.

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    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.

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    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.

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    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 96: 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.

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    You can remove all items in your PC and Remove…. reinstall Windows again. You should back up the files in the following folders before using the PC Recovery function since these files are not kept. \Windows, \Program files, \Program files(x86), \ProgramData, OEM Folder (ex) c:\samsung), \User\<user name>\AppData...

  • Page 98: Reinstalling Windows (optional)

    Reinstalling Windows may delete data (files and programs) saved on the hard disk drive. This screen may not be displayed depending on the OS • Make sure to backup all important data. Samsung version. Electronics shall not be held liable for any loss of data.

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    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. • This screen may not be displayed depending on the OS version.

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    Drive D includes an area to save the backup image used by After a while, the Options windows such as Language, Time, Samsung Recovery Solution. Installing Windows to drive C is Keyboard, etc. appear. Confirm the settings and click the recommended.

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    Windows is smaller than the actual capacity. The capacity representation in Windows may be smaller Samsung computers have an additional partition to recover than the actual capacity because some programs occupy a computers or save backup files. (Only for models with the certain area of the HDD outside of Windows.

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    Q&A Chapter 5. Troubleshooting Windows Related What is a recovery image? I cannot find the computer's Shut down button. This refers to the computer status (including operating system, specific driver(s), software(s), etc.) which is converted A • Touchpad/mouse: to a data image. It is required to recover your computer and is embedded in the computer's hard disk.

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    Q&A Chapter 5. Troubleshooting Since I'm familiar with Windows 7, I would like the How can I change the screen settings, environment Desktop screen to appear as it does in Windows 7. settings, color, and so on? Click Charms > Settings > Change PC Settings > PC and To display the desktop at the start as in Windows 7, do the following.

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    HDMI port does not fit the screen. PC, you need to change the BIOS settings first. Go to the Graphics Control Panel to adjust the screen For more information, visit http://www.samsung.com and settings. go to Customer Support > Troubleshooting. Search for Windows 8 or Windows 8.1, and look through the list of...

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    Q&A Chapter 5. Troubleshooting Sound Related Others I cannot hear any sound from the TV after connecting You can configure your computer in the same way as via the HDMI port. existing Windows systems. 1. Right-click over the taskbar on the Desktop and click Play If you want to start your computer in DOS via a USB device, Device.

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    Chapter 6. Appendix Important Safety Information Replacement Parts and Accessories Regulatory Compliance Statements WEEE Symbol Information Samsung Packaging Take-Back Program Product Specifications Glossary...

  • Page 107: 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 •...

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    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 109: Replacement Parts And Accessories

    Class 1M laser radiation when operating part is open. non-removable rechargeable batteries in the garbage. Do not view directly with optical instruments. Contact the Samsung Helpline for information on how to dispose • Class 3B invisible laser radiation when open.

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    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 111: 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...

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    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.

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    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.

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    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 115

    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...

  • Page 116

    Regulatory Compliance Statements Chapter 6. Appendix (If fitted with 2.4G band or 5G band) Canada Low power, Radio LAN type devices (radio frequency (RF) wireless communication devices), operating in the 2.4GHz/5GHz Band, may Unintentional Emitter per ICES-003 be present (embedded) in your notebook system. This section is only applicable if these devices are present.

  • Page 117

    Regulatory Compliance Statements Chapter 6. Appendix Operation of this device is subject to the following two conditions: Brazil (1) This device may not cause harmful interference, and (2) this device must accept any interference received, including Este produto esta homologado pela ANATEL, de acordo com interference that may cause undesired operation of the device.

  • Page 118

    European Radio Approval Information European Union (for products fitted with EU-approved radio devices) This Product is a Notebook computer; low power, Radio LAN type European Union CE Marking and Compliance Notices devices (radio frequency (RF) wireless communication devices), Products intended for sale within the European Union are marked operating in the 2.4GHz/5GHz band, may be present (embedded)

  • Page 119

    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 120

    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 121

    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 122

    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 123

    Regulatory Compliance Statements Chapter 6. Appendix Limiting exposure to radio frequency (RF) fields RF Exposure For individuals concerned about limiting their exposure to General Statement on RF energy RF fields, the World Health Organisation (WHO) provides the following advice: Your Notebook PC contains a transmitter and a receiver. When it is ON, it receives and transmits RF energy.

  • Page 124: Weee Symbol Information

    To find the nearest recycling location, go to our website: For more information on safe disposal and recycling visit our www.samsung.com/recyclingdirect Or call, (877) 278-0799 website www.samsung.com/in or contact our Helpline numbers - For battery recycling go to call2recycle.org; or call 1-877-723-1297 18002668282, 180030008282.

  • Page 125: 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 126: 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 CPU (Optional) Intel® Core™ i3 / i5 / i7 Processor components may be provided depending on the computer model.

  • Page 127

    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® Intel, Core™ i3 / i5 / i7 are registered trademarks of the Intel guidelines for energy efficiency.

  • Page 128: 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 129

    Glossary Chapter 6. Appendix DVD (Digital Versatile Disk) IEEE802.XX DVD was developed to replace CD (compact disk). Although the This is a set fo specifications developed by the 802 committee of shape and size of the disc are the same as that of a CD, the capacity IEEE for the LAN connection method called XX.

  • Page 130

    Glossary Chapter 6. Appendix Network Protocol A group of computers and devices, such as printers and scanners, A protocol is a set of rules used by computers to communicate with connected by a communications link. A network can be either each other across a network.

  • Page 131

    Glossary Chapter 6. Appendix Share USB (Universal Serial Bus) This refers to setting a resource of a computer such as a folder or This refers to a serial interface standard developed to replace the printer so that other users can also use it. conventional interface standards such as Serial and PS/2.

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