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  • Page 1 User's Manual KIRA series...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents Chapter 1 TOSHIBA Legal, Regulatory and Safety Copyright, Disclaimer and Trademarks ..........1-1 Regulatory Information ................. 1-2 Video Standard Notice ................1-3 OpenSSL Toolkit License Issues ............1-4 FreeType License Issues ..............1-6 ENERGY STAR® Program ..............1-10 Disposing of the computer and the computer's batteries ....
  • Page 3 TOSHIBA Password Utility ..............5-6 TOSHIBA System Settings ..............5-9 USB Charge ..................5-10 Sleep and Music .................. 5-12 TOSHIBA Media Player by sMedio TrueLink+ ........5-13 TOSHIBA PC Health Monitor .............. 5-15 TOSHIBA Setup Utility ................ 5-16 System Recovery ................5-16...
  • Page 4: Chapter 1 Toshiba Legal, Regulatory And Safety

    TOSHIBA computers. Copyright, Disclaimer and Trademarks Copyright © 2013 by TOSHIBA Corporation. All rights reserved. Under the copyright laws, 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 5: Regulatory Information

    ® The Bluetooth word mark and logos are registered trademarks owned by Bluetooth SIG, Inc. and any use of such marks by Toshiba Corporation and its affiliates is under license. The terms HDMI and HDMI High-Definition Multimedia Interface, and the HDMI Logo are trademarks or registered trademarks of HDMI Licensing LLC in the United States and other countries.
  • Page 6: Video Standard Notice

    EMC (Electromagnetic Compatibility) and safety standards. However, TOSHIBA cannot guarantee that this product still observes these EMC standards if options or cables not produced by TOSHIBA are connected or implemented. In this case the persons who have connected/implemented those options/cables have to provide assurance that the system (PC plus options/cables) still fulfils the required standards.
  • Page 7: Openssl Toolkit License Issues

  • Page 9: Freetype License Issues

    Redistributions in binary form must reproduce the above copyright notice, this list of conditions and the following disclaimer in the documentation and/or other materials provided with the distribution. All advertising materials mentioning features or use of this software must display the following acknowledgement: "This product includes cryptographic software written by Eric Young ("...
  • Page 10 The FreeType Project is distributed in several archive packages; some of them may contain, in addition to the FreeType font engine, various tools and contributions which rely on, or relate to, the FreeType Project. This license applies to all files found in such packages, and which do not fall under their own explicit license.
  • Page 11 This license applies to all files distributed in the original FreeType Project, including all source code, binaries and documentation, unless otherwise stated in the file in its original, unmodified form as distributed in the original archive. If you are unsure whether or not a particular file is covered by this license, you must contact us to verify this.
  • Page 12 We suggest, but do not require, that you use one or more of the following phrases to refer to this software in your documentation or advertising materials: `FreeType Project', `FreeType Engine', `FreeType library', or `FreeType Distribution'. As you have not signed this license, you are not required to accept it. However, as the FreeType Project is copyrighted material, only this license, or another one contracted with the authors, grants you the right to use, distribute, and modify it.
  • Page 13: Energy Star Program

    ENERGY STAR logo on the computer and the following information applies. TOSHIBA is a partner in the ENERGY STAR Program and has designed this computer to meet the latest ENERGY STAR guidelines for energy efficiency. Your computer...
  • Page 14 Provide adequate ventilation Always make sure your computer and AC adaptor have adequate ventilation and are protected from overheating when the power is turned on or when an AC adaptor is connected to a power outlet (even if your computer is in Sleep Mode). In this condition, observe the following: Never cover your computer or AC adaptor with any object.
  • Page 15: Cleaning The Computer

    Heat injury Avoid prolonged physical contact with the computer. If the computer is used for long periods, its surface can become very warm. While the temperature will not feel hot to the touch, if you maintain physical contact with the computer for a long time, for example if you rest the computer on your lap or if you keep your hands on the palm rest, your skin might suffer a low-heat injury.
  • Page 16: Safety Icons

    Make sure all disk/disc activity has ended before moving the computer. Turn off (shut down) the computer. Disconnect the AC adaptor and all peripherals before moving the computer. Close the display panel. Do not pick up the computer by its display panel. Before carrying your computer, shut it down, disconnect the AC adaptor and allow it to cool down - a failure to follow this instruction may result in minor heat injury.
  • Page 17 Please read. A note is a hint or advice that helps you make best use of your equipment. User's Manual 1-14...
  • Page 18: Chapter 2 Getting Started

    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. Equipment checklist Carefully unpack your computer, taking care to save the box and packaging materials for future use.
  • Page 19: Using Your Computer For The First Time

    Right-click Click the right Touch Pad control button once. Right click the mouse once. Press and hold on the touch screen (only for touch screen models). Double-click Tap the Touch Pad or click the left Touch Pad control button twice. Left click the mouse twice.
  • Page 20: Connecting The Ac Adaptor

    DC power and reduces the voltage supplied to this computer. Always use the TOSHIBA AC adaptor that was included with your computer, or use AC adaptors specified by TOSHIBA to avoid any risk of fire or other damage to the computer. Use of an incompatible AC adaptor could cause fire or damage to the computer possibly resulting in serious injury.
  • Page 21 Always use or purchase power cables that comply with the legal voltage, frequency specifications and requirements in the country of use. Failure to do so could result in a fire or electric shock, possibly resulting in serious injury. The supplied power cord conforms to safety rules and regulations in the region the computer is bought and may not be used outside this region.
  • Page 22: Opening The Display

    Connect the AC adaptor’s DC output plug to the DC IN 19V jack on your computer. Figure 2-3 Connecting the DC output plug to the computer 1. DC IN 19V jack 2. DC output plug Plug the power cord into a live wall outlet - the DC IN/Battery indicator should glow.
  • Page 23: Turning On The Power

    Do not close the display panel with pens or any other objects left in between the display panel and the keyboard. When opening or closing the display panel, place one hand on the palm rest to hold the computer in place and use the other hand to slowly open or close the display panel (Do not use excessive force when opening or closing the display panel).
  • Page 24: Getting To Know Windows

    When it is displayed, be sure to read the License Terms carefully. Getting to know Windows For detailed information on what is new and how to operate Windows, please refer to the Windows Help and Support. Start screen The Start screen is the launching pad for everything you can do in the Windows operating system, providing new and easy ways to access everything from your favorite apps and Web sites to your contacts and other important information.
  • Page 25: Turning Off The Power

    Typical Start screen tiles are the Desktop tile and Mail tile, as well as tiles representing all other applications downloaded to your system. Windows Store Although many applications will be pre-installed or built-in to your computer, you will also have the ability to download many other applications at the click of your mouse.
  • Page 26: Restarting The Computer

    Do not turn the computer or peripheral devices back on immediately - wait a short period to avoid any potential damage. Restarting the computer Certain conditions require that you reset the computer, for example if: You change certain computer settings. If you need to restart the computer, there are two ways this can be achieved: In the Settings charm, click Power and then select Restart.
  • Page 27: Executing Sleep Mode

    Please note that keyboard keys can only be used if the Wake- up on Keyboard option is enabled within the TOSHIBA System Settings. If the computer enters Sleep Mode while a network application is active, the application might not be restored when the computer is next turned on and the system returns from Sleep Mode.
  • Page 28: Hibernation Mode

    Hibernation Mode The Hibernation Mode feature saves the contents of memory to the Solid State Drive when the computer is turned off so that, the next time it is turned on, the previous state is restored. Please note that the Hibernation Mode feature does not save the status of any peripheral devices connected to the computer.
  • Page 29 Automatic Hibernation Mode The computer can be configured to enter Hibernation Mode automatically when you press the power button or close the lid. In order to define these settings, you can follow the steps as described below: Click Power Options and then click Choose what the power button does or Choose what closing the lid does.
  • Page 30: Chapter 3 The Grand Tour

    Chapter 3 The Grand Tour This chapter identifies the various components of the computer - it is recommended that you become familiar with each before you operate the computer. Legal Footnote (Non-applicable Icons) For more information regarding Non-applicable Icons, please refer to the Legal Footnotes section.
  • Page 31: Right Side

    DC IN 19V jack The AC adaptor connects to this jack in order to power the computer and charge its internal batteries. Please note that you should only use the model of AC adaptor supplied with the computer at the time of purchase - using the wrong AC adaptor can cause damage to the computer.
  • Page 32: Back

    Memory media slot This slot lets you insert an SD™/SDHC™/ SDXC™ memory card, miniSD™/microSD™ Card, and MultiMediaCard™. Refer to the Memory media section for more information. Keep foreign metal objects, such as screws, staples and paper clips, out of the Memory media slot. Foreign metal objects can create a short circuit, which can cause damage and fire, possibly resulting in serious injury.
  • Page 33: Underside

    Underside The following figure shows the underside of the computer. You should ensure that the display is closed before the computer is turned over to avoid causing any damage. Figure 3-5 The underside of the computer 1. Stereo speakers 2. Cooling vents Stereo speakers The speakers emit sound generated by your software as well as audio alarms, such as low...
  • Page 34 Figure 3-6 The front of the computer with the display panel open Figure 3-7 The front of the computer with the display panel open 1. Microphone 8. Keyboard 2. Web Camera LED 9. Wireless communication indicator 3. Web Camera 10. Power button 4.
  • Page 35 Wireless Depending on the configuration of your communication computer, one or all of the antennas listed below antennas are built-in: Wireless LAN Wireless LAN/Bluetooth Legal Footnote (Wireless LAN) For more information regarding Wireless LAN, please refer to the Legal Footnotes section.
  • Page 36: Internal Hardware Components

    Do not put any magnetic objects close to this switch as they may cause the computer to automatically enter Hibernation Mode and shut down even if the Panel Power Off feature is disabled. Display hinge The display hinge allows the display panel to be positioned at a variety of easy-to-view angles.
  • Page 37 The capacity of the Solid State Drive varies depending on the model. To check which type of SSD is included in your model, open the TOSHIBA PC Health Monitor by clicking Desktop -> Desktop Assist -> Support & Recovery -> PC Health Monitor, and then click PC Information.
  • Page 38: Intel Display Power Saving Technology

    Legal Footnote (Solid State Drive (SSD) Capacity) For more information regarding Solid State Drive (SSD) Capacity, please refer to the Legal Footnotes section. RTC battery The internal RTC battery backs up the Real Time Clock (RTC) and calendar. Video RAM The memory in a computer's graphics adaptor, used to store the image displayed on a bitmap display.
  • Page 39: Intel Rapid Start Technology

    You can use BIOS Setup to enable/disable the function and change the specified time setting from Sleep Mode to Hibernation Mode. Launch the BIOS setup utility. Please refer to TOSHIBA Setup Utility section for further information. Select Advanced. Enable/Disable Intel(R) Rapid Start Technology function.
  • Page 40: Intel Smart Connect Technology

    ® When Intel Rapid Start Technology is enabled, switching from Sleep Mode to Hibernation Mode consumes power. When you carry your computer aboard on an aircraft or in places where electronic devices are regulated or controlled, always power off your computer. ®...
  • Page 41: Monitoring Of Power Conditions

    ® Please make sure that Intel Smart Connect Technology is disabled prior to using other wakeup functions. ® Please note that the computer case temperature may rise when Intel Smart Connect Technology is enabled. Monitoring of power conditions Power conditions The computer's operating capability and battery charge status are affected by different power conditions, including whether an AC adaptor is connected and what the charge level is for that battery.
  • Page 42: Power Indicator

    DC IN/Battery indicator Check the DC IN/Battery indicator to determine the status of the battery pack and the power status with the AC adaptor connected. The following indicator conditions should be noted: Flashing amber The battery charge is low. The AC adaptor must be connected in order to recharge the battery.
  • Page 43: Chapter 4 Operating Basics

    Chapter 4 Operating Basics This chapter describes the basic operations of your computer, highlights the precautions that should be taken when using it. Using the Touch Screen Some models are equipped with a touch screen. You can use your finger to manipulate icons, buttons, menu items, the onscreen keyboard, and other items on the touch screen.
  • Page 44: Using The Touch Pad

    Swipe Quickly move your finger in from the edge of the screen, without pausing when you first touch it. Swipe from the left edge: shows your recently opened apps, and so on. Swipe from the right edge: opens or closes the charms (Search, Share, Start, Devices, Settings).
  • Page 45: The Keyboard

    Swipe Quickly move your finger in from the edge of the Touch Pad, without pausing when you first touch Swipe from the left edge: shows your recently opened apps. Swipe from the right edge: opens or closes the charms (Search, Share, Start, Devices, Settings). Swipe from the top edge: opens or closes the app command bar.
  • Page 46: Function Key

    Figure 4-1 CAPS LOCK indicator 1. CAPS LOCK indicator CAPS LOCK This indicator glows green when letter keys are locked into their uppercase format. Function Key The function keys (F1 ~ F12) are the twelve keys at the top of your keyboard.
  • Page 47: Windows Special Keys

    Some functions will show the toast notification at the edges of the screen. Those toast notifications are disabled at factory default. You can enable them in the TOSHIBA Function Key application. To access it, click Desktop -> Desktop Assist -> Tools & Utilities ->...
  • Page 48: Battery

    Troubleshooting for further information. The computer's RTC battery is rechargeable 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. The RTC battery does not charge while the computer is turned off even if the AC adaptor is attached.
  • Page 49: Charging The Batteries

    Charge the battery pack only in an ambient temperature between 5 and 35 degrees Celsius. Otherwise, the electrolyte solution might leak, battery pack performance might deteriorate and the battery life might be shortened. Charging the batteries When the power in the battery pack becomes low, the DC IN/Battery indicator will flash amber to indicate that only a few minutes of battery power remain.
  • Page 50: Monitoring Battery Capacity

    The DC IN/Battery indicator may show a rapid decrease in battery operating time when you try to charge a battery under the following conditions: The battery has not been used for a long time. The battery has completely discharged and been left in the computer for a long time.
  • Page 51: Extending Battery Life

    Where you store your programs and data. Whether you close the display panel when you are not using the keyboard - closing the display saves power. The environmental temperature - operating time decreases at low temperatures. System Sleep Mode System Hibernation Mode Display power off period Whether you enable Sleep Mode, which can conserve battery power if you are frequently turning the computer off and on.
  • Page 52: Memory Media

    5. Charge the battery pack until the DC IN/Battery indicator glows white. Memory media The computer is equipped with a memory media slot that can accommodate some kinds of memory media with various memory capacities so that you can easily transfer data from devices, such as digital cameras and Personal Digital Assistants.
  • Page 53: Media Care

    The SDXC memory card logo is ( The maximum capacity of SD memory cards is 2GB. The maximum capacity of SDHC memory cards is 32GB. The maximum capacity of SDXC memory cards is 128GB. Memory media format New media cards are formatted according to specific standards. If you wish to reformat a media card, be sure to do so with a device that uses media cards.
  • Page 54: Inserting A Memory Media

    About the write-protect The memory media cards have a function for protect. SD Card (SD memory card, SDHC memory card and SDXC memory card) Set the write-protect switch to the lock position, if you do not want to record data. Inserting a memory media The following instructions apply to all types of supported media devices.
  • Page 55: Hdmi Device

    Press the memory media gently to ensure a firm connection is made. Be careful not to press too hard to avoid damaging the media card. The memory media is partially extended beyond the slot. Figure 4-5 Inserting a memory media (2) Removing a memory media The following instructions apply to all types of supported media devices.
  • Page 56: Connecting An Hdmi Device

    Connecting an HDMI device Plug one end of the HDMI cable into the HDMI in port of the HDMI display device. Plug the other end of the HDMI cable into the HDMI out port on your computer. Figure 4-6 Connecting the HDMI out port 1.
  • Page 57: Optional Toshiba Accessories

    For reference, the following list details some of the items that are available from your reseller or TOSHIBA dealer: Universal AC Adaptor If you frequently use your computer at more than...
  • Page 58: Microphone Level

    To adjust the volume level of speakers or headphones, move the Speakers slider. To adjust the volume level of an application that you are using, move the slider for the corresponding application. Microphone Level Follow the steps below to change the microphone recording level. Right click on the speaker icon on the Taskbar, and select Recording devices from the sub menu.
  • Page 59: Video Mode

    Advanced audio rendering to match 2D and 3D video content for enveloping surround sound Accurate placement of audio cues for immersive surround sound from any PC speaker configuration laptop / desktop speakers or headphones Broad sweet spot with elevated sound image Maximum volume output delivering maximum volume without creating clipping or distortion Dialog enhancement for clear and intelligible vocals...
  • Page 60: Chapter 5 Utilities And Advanced Usage

    README.TXT file (if applicable). TOSHIBA Desktop TOSHIBA Desktop Assist is a graphical user Assist interface that provides access to specific tools, TOSHIBA utilities and applications that make the use and configuration of the computer easier.
  • Page 61 Correction and Sharpness on video playbacks. To access this utility, click Desktop -> Desktop Assist -> Tools & Utilities -> Display Utility. For details on TOSHIBA Display Utility, see the help file. TOSHIBA Password This utility allows you to set a password in order Utility to restrict access to the computer.
  • Page 62 To access this utility, click Desktop -> Desktop Assist -> Tools & Utilities -> eco Utility. For details on TOSHIBA eco utility, see the help file. TOSHIBA Media This software is a multimedia player which can Player by sMedio be used to play back video, music and photo.
  • Page 63 To access the setup files of the drivers/utilities, type Applications from the Start screen, and then click Applications and Drivers from the list that appears. TOSHIBA Media Player by sMedio TrueLink+ application is not included in the setup files above but can be downloaded from Windows Store. User's Manual...
  • Page 64: Special Features

    Special features The following features are either unique to TOSHIBA computers or are advanced features which make the computer more convenient to use. Access each function using the following procedures. To access the Power Options, click Desktop -> Desktop Assist ->...
  • Page 65: Toshiba Password Utility

    In this instance all unsaved data in memory will be lost. TOSHIBA Password Utility The TOSHIBA Password Utility provides two levels of password security: User and Supervisor. User's Manual...
  • Page 66: User Password

    Apply or OK. When the computer is started, this text will be displayed together with the prompt asking you to enter a password. You can launch TOSHIBA Setup Utility to set, change or delete the HDD Password or HDD Master Password. Please refer to TOSHIBA Setup Utility section for further information.
  • Page 67: Supervisor Password

    If you forget your HDD User Password, TOSHIBA will NOT be able to assist you, and your HDD will be rendered COMPLETELY and PERMANENTLY INOPERABLE. TOSHIBA will NOT be held responsible for any loss of any data, any loss of use or access to your HDD, or for any other losses to you or any other person or organization that result from the loss of access to your HDD.
  • Page 68: Toshiba System Settings

    To run TOSHIBA System Settings, click Desktop -> Desktop Assist -> Tools & Utilities -> System Settings. The TOSHIBA System Settings window contains a number of tabs to allow specific functions of the computer to be configured. In addition there are also three buttons: OK, Cancel and Apply.
  • Page 69: Usb Charge

    The settings or options explained here may vary depending on the model you purchased. After you changed the settings, a dialog box may appear to prompt you that the changes will take effect after the computer is restarted. Make sure to restart your computer immediately to apply these changes.
  • Page 70 External devices connected to the USB bus power (DC5V) function that interfaces with the power ON/OFF of the computer may always be in an operational state. When there is a current overflow of the external devices connected to the compatible ports, USB bus power (DC5V) supply may be stopped for safety reasons.
  • Page 71: System On Cdp Charge

    Disable features when Specifies the lower limit of remaining battery life the battery level by moving the slider bar. If the remaining battery reaches life falls below the setting, the Sleep and Charge function will be stopped. This setting is only available when the Function under Battery Mode is enabled.
  • Page 72: Toshiba Media Player By Smedio Truelink

    This setting is only available when the Function under Battery Mode is enabled. TOSHIBA Media Player by sMedio TrueLink+ Please be aware of the following limitations when you use the TOSHIBA Media Player by sMedio TrueLink+: Notes on use This software is a multimedia player which can be used to play back video, music and photo.
  • Page 73: Online Help

    The features and operations about TOSHIBA Media Player are explained in the TOSHIBA Media Player Online help. Use the following procedure to open TOSHIBA Media Player Online help: When TOSHIBA Media Player is running, click Help of the Settings charm. User's Manual 5-14...
  • Page 74: Toshiba Pc Health Monitor

    You may disable the TOSHIBA PC Health Monitor at any time by uninstalling the software via Uninstall a program in the Control Panel.
  • Page 75: Toshiba Setup Utility

    Follow the instructions displayed on screen in the message. TOSHIBA Setup Utility TOSHIBA Setup Utility is a BIOS setup utility that provides you a menu- based user interface so that you can easily view and change BIOS settings.
  • Page 76 Do not use power-saving features. Do not write to the media when the virus check software is running. Wait for it to finish, then disable virus detection programs including any software that checks files automatically in the background. Do not use utilities, including those intended to enhance HDD/SSD access speed.
  • Page 77 Desktop -> Desktop Assist -> Tool & Utilities -> System Settings -> Boot Options.) Please make sure to use the default Boot Mode option in TOSHIBA Setup Utility before restoring. 1. In the Settings charm, click Power and then select Restart.
  • Page 78 Restoring the pre-installed software from the Recovery Solid State Drive A portion of the total Solid State Drive space is configured as a hidden recovery partition. This partition stores files which can be used to restore pre-installed software in the event of a problem. If you subsequently set up your Solid State Drive again, do not change, delete or add partitions in a manner other than specified in the manual, otherwise you may find that space for the required software is not...
  • Page 79: Troubleshooting

    In reality many problems can be solved simply, but a few may require help from TOSHIBA Support - if you find you need to consult others, be prepared to describe the problem in as much detail as possible.
  • Page 80: Analyzing The Problem

    Always try to make detailed notes of your observations and keep them in a permanent error log - this will help you to describe your problems to TOSHIBA Support. In addition, if a problem recurs, the log you have made will help to identify the problem faster.
  • Page 81: If Something Goes Wrong

    Before using a peripheral device or application software that is not an authorized TOSHIBA part or product, make sure the device or software can be used with your computer. Use of incompatible devices may cause injury or may damage your computer.
  • Page 82: Hardware And System Checklist

    The computer will not load advanced options during startup By holding down one of the following keys during startup, your computer will load advanced options as shown below. Advanced option TOSHIBA Setup Utility Boot menu 0 (zero) Recovery options If your computer starts to load the Operating System instead of desired advanced options, follow the steps below: In the Settings charm, click Power and then select Restart.
  • Page 83: Overheating Power Down

    If the computer has reached room temperature and it still does not start, or if it starts but shuts down quickly, contact TOSHIBA Support. AC power If you have trouble turning on the computer with the AC adaptor connected you should check the status of the DC IN/Battery indicator.
  • Page 84: Real Time Clock

    The charge in the Real Time Clock (RTC) battery and system date/ has run out - you will need to set the date and time time are lost. in the TOSHIBA Setup Utility by using the following steps: In the Settings charm, click Power and then select Restart.
  • Page 85: Pointing Device

    Check to ensure the file is not corrupted. If you are still unable to resolve the problem, contact TOSHIBA Support. Pointing device If you are using a USB mouse, you should also refer to both the mouse section and the documentation supplied with your mouse.
  • Page 86: Touch Pad

    Touch Pad is either To access it, click Desktop -> Desktop Assist -> too sensitive or not Control Panel -> Hardware and Sound -> sensitive enough. Mouse. If you are still unable to resolve the problem, contact TOSHIBA Support. User's Manual...
  • Page 87: Usb Mouse

    If you are still unable to resolve the problem, contact TOSHIBA Support. USB device In addition to the information in this section, please also refer to the documentation supplied with your USB device.
  • Page 88 Sleep and Charge Enable the Sleep and Charge function in the function. TOSHIBA System Settings. When there is a current overflow of the external device connected to the compatible port, USB bus power (DC5V) supply may be stopped for safety reasons.
  • Page 89: Sound System

    - please refer to Sound System and Video mode for further information. Volume cannot be adjusted during Windows start up or shut down. If you are still unable to resolve the problem, contact TOSHIBA Support. User's Manual 6-11...
  • Page 90: External Monitor

    Display error occurs Check that the cable connecting the external monitor to the computer is firmly attached. Replace the cable with another one. If you are still unable to resolve the problem, contact TOSHIBA Support. User's Manual 6-12...
  • Page 91: Wireless Lan

    TOSHIBA Support. 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 so it is important that you investigate other sources of assistance first.
  • Page 92 TOSHIBA technical support If you are still unable to solve the problem and suspect that it is hardware related, visit TOSHIBA technical support website worldwide/. User's Manual 6-14...
  • Page 93: Appendix Specifications

    Chapter 7 Appendix Specifications This section summarizes the computer’s technical specifications. Physical Dimensions Physical Dimensions shown below do not include parts that extend beyond the main body. The physical dimensions may vary depending on the model you purchased. Size 316 (w) x 207 (d) x 17.9/19.8 (h) millimeters (not including parts that extend beyond the main body).
  • Page 94: Ac Power Cord And Connectors

    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: Wire size: Minimum 0.75 mm...
  • Page 95: Information For Wireless Devices

    United Kingdom UL approved BS approved Australia Europe AS approved Approved by the appropriate agency Canada China CSA approved CCC approved Information for Wireless Devices Wireless Technology Interoperability The Wireless LAN is compatible with other LAN systems Direct Sequence Spread Spectrum (DSSS) /Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiplexing (OFDM) radio technology, and is compliant to: The IEEE 802.11 Standard on Wireless LANs (Revision a/b/g/n or b/g/ n), as defined and approved by the Institute of Electrical and...
  • Page 96: Wireless Devices And Your Health

    If you should experience any such problem, immediately turn off either one of your Bluetooth or Wireless LAN. Please visit, if you have any questions about using Wireless LAN or Bluetooth Module. In Europe visit Wireless Devices and your health Wireless products, like other radio devices, emit radio frequency electromagnetic energy.
  • Page 97: Card Specifications

    TOSHIBA is not liable for the loss of data due to eavesdropping or illegal access through the wireless LAN and the damage thereof. Card Specifications...
  • Page 98: Bluetooth Wireless Technology

    Radio Frequency Band 5GHz (5150-5850 MHz) (Revision a and n) Band 2.4GHz (2400-2483.5 MHz) (Revision b/g and n) The range of the wireless signal is related to the transmit rate of the wireless communication. Communications at lower transmit range may travel larger distances.
  • Page 99: Radio Links

    Radio links You can easily establish links between two or more devices, with these links being maintained even if the devices are not within a line-of-sight of each other. Radio Regulatory Information The Wireless device must be installed and used in strict accordance with the manufacturer’s instructions as described in the user documentation that comes with the product.
  • Page 100 Russian Limited e.i.r.p 100mW. Permitted to use Federation: only for indoor applications, closed industrial and warehouse areas, and on board aircraft. Permitted to use for local networks of aircraft crew service communications on board aircraft in area of the airport and at all stages of flight.
  • Page 101: Device Authorization

    This equipment is approved to the radio standard by the countries/regions in the following table. If you use this equipment in the countries/regions which are not listed in the table below, please contact TOSHIBA Support. As of September 2013 Austria...
  • Page 102: Legal Footnotes

    (41°F to 86°F) or >25°C (77°F) at high altitude (all temperature references are approximate and may vary depending on the specific computer model - contact TOSHIBA support for details). CPU performance may also vary from specifications due to design configuration.
  • Page 103: Battery Life

    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 104: Glossary

    Over a period of time, and depending on the usage of the computer, the brightness of the LCD screen will deteriorate. This is an intrinsic characteristic of LCD technology. Maximum brightness is only available when operating in AC power mode. Screen will dim when the computer is operated on battery power and you may not be able to increase the brightness of the screen.
  • Page 105 bps: bits per second Compact Disc CD-ROM: Compact Disc Read-only Memory CD-RW: Compact Disc-rewritable CMOS: Complementary Metal-oxide Semiconductor CPU: Central Processing Unit Direct Current DDR: Double Data Rate DIMM: Dual Inline Memory Module DVD: Digital Versatile Disc DVD-R: Digital Versatile Disc-recordable DVD-RAM: Digital Versatile Disc-random Access Memory DVD-R DL:...
  • Page 106 LED: Light Emitting Diode megabyte MBps: megabytes per second MMC: Multi Media Card OCR: Optical Character Recognition (Reader) Personal Computer PCI: Peripheral Component Interconnect PCMCIA: Personal Computer Memory Card International Association RAM: Random Access Memory RGB: Red, Green, and Blue RFI: Radio Frequency Interference ROM:...
  • Page 107: Index

    Index Touch Pad 6-8 AC adaptor additional 4-15 connecting 2-3 Equipment checklist 2-1 DC IN 19V jack 3-2 External monitor problems 6-12 ASCII characters 4-5 Battery Graphics Processing Unit 3-9 extending life 4-9 monitoring capacity 4-8 real time clock 3-9, 4-6 save mode 5-5 Hard disk drive types 4-6...
  • Page 108 Sleep Mode 2-9 problems 6-11 turning off 2-8 turning on 2-6 Problems AC power 6-5 TOSHIBA Desktop Assist 5-1 Analyzing the problem 6-2 Battery 6-5 Touch Pad 3-7, 4-2, 6-8 Dual Pointing device 6-7 External monitor 6-12 Touch Screen 4-1...
  • Page 109 Video mode 4-17 Video RAM 3-9 Web Camera 3-5 Wireless communication indicator 3-7 User's Manual Index-3...

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