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    User Manual...

  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

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

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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

    Failure to follow instructions marked with upgrade. this symbol, may cause personal injury Warning Note that the computer environment referred in the User and or fatality. Manual may not be the same as your own environment. Failure to follow instructions marked with •...

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    This is because BIOS or a video adapter uses a portion of memory or claims it for further use. Please use your computer with the original factory OS. If you install an OS other than the factory OS, data may be deleted or the (E.g.

  • Page 6: Safety Precautions

    Chapter 1. Getting Started For your security and to prevent damage, please read the Do not install the computer on a slant or a following safety instructions carefully. place prone to vibrations, or avoid using the computer in that location for a long time.

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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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    Use an authorized battery and AC adapter Do not close the LCD panel and put the only. computer into your bag to move it when it is Please use an authorized battery and adapter still turned on. approved by Samsung Electronics.

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    If water or chemicals enter the computer, this If liquid leaks out of the product(or battery) may cause fire or electric shock.

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    If this is not the case, ask for assistance from vehicle. the service center or an authorized engineer for the upgrade. There is a danger of a fire hazard. The computer may overheat and also present opportunity to Be sure to upgrade only the parts specified thieves.

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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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    Damage to a component within the computer may cause electric shock or fire. 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.

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    There is a danger of electric shock or fire. Failure to do so, may cause damage to the product. Do not use your computer and AC-Adapter on your lap or soft surfaces. If the computer temperature increases, there is a danger of...

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    Check CDs for cracks and damage prior to use. If the computer emits smoke, or there is a burning smell, It may damage the disc and cause disorder of device and injury of disconnect the power plug from the wall outlet and contact user.

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    The device may be damaged or you may be injured. The battery will be preserved at its best condition. Take care not to throw or drop a computer part or device. Do not operate or watch the computer while driving a This may cause injury or damage to the product.

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    The data may be lost when an external impact is applied to the disk while disassembling or assembling the computer. • The data may be lost when the computer is turned off or reset Cautions on Preventing Data Loss by a power failure while the hard disk drive is operating.

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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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    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. Auto Adapter DC Plug...

  • Page 20: Proper Posture During Computer Use

    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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    • Do not press the keyboard, touchpad or mouse with excessive force. • If you wear glasses, clean them before using the computer. • It is recommended connecting an external keyboard and • When entering contents printed on a paper into the computer, mouse when using the computer for long periods of time.

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    Illumination • Do not use the computer in dark locations. The illumination level for computer use must be as bright so for reading a book. Check your • Indirect illumination is recommended. Use a curtain to prevent volume! reflection on the LCD screen.

  • Page 23: Overview

    Charms > Start > Camera. depending on the model. Camera operating This indicates the camera operating • The actual color and appearance of the computer may indicator status. differ from the pictures used in this guide. 3 LCD The screen images are displayed here.

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    AC adapter. This sensor detects the ambient illumination of the PC. If the ambient illumination becomes low, Illumination the backlight of the computer will turn on Sensor automatically. (Optional) If the ambient illumination becomes high, the backlight of the computer will turn off...

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    Overview Chapter 1. Getting Started Right View Multi Card Slot A card slot supports multi cards. (Optional) 2 Microphone You can use the built-in microphone. A port used to connect a monitor, TV or projector supporting a 15pin D-SUB interface. 3 Monitor Port You can connect a VGA adapter (optional).

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    Connect the Ethernet cable to this port. • Using the Chargeable USB function when the computer is 4 Wired LAN Port You can use wired LAN by using the running on battery power reduces the battery usage time.

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    Overview Chapter 1. Getting Started Bottom View This hole is to cut the power supply to the battery. Insert and press one end of an unfolded paper clip into the hole it to cut the power to the battery. For more information, refer to About Battery Emergency the function to cut the power supply Hole...

  • Page 28: Turning The Computer On And Off

    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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    • Touchpad/mouse: Drag the mouse pointer to the top- or the bottom-right corner of the screen. Click Settings > Power > Shut down. If you want to power off your computer when you are logged out, unlock the screen and click Power > Shut down.

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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...

  • Page 31: Chapter 2. Using Windows

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

  • Page 32: What Is Microsoft Windows

    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. To learn how to use the operating system, check out Windows Help and Support, and Help+Tips.

  • Page 33: Screen At A Glance

    Settings. Desktop Switches to Desktop mode. When you turn on the computer, the Start screen is displayed, which allows you to use the applications (Application, App, The Apps screen appears where a tile-based hereafter referred to as an App) at the same location.

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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 35: Using The Charms

    The Charms allows you to quickly configure the device(s) Search connected to your computer, search for App(s)/file(s), and use the sharing function, etc. Share Share different types of files with others through email Share communications.

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    Screen You can adjust the screen brightness. Brightness You can set the interval at which an Notice App sends notices. You can turn off your computer or Power select the Power Options. Language Select a preferred language. Change PC settings...

  • Page 37: 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 42: 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 43: Chapter 3. Using The Computer

    Connecting an External Display Device Adjusting the Volume LCD Brightness Control Wired Network Wireless Network (Optional) Using the TPM Security Device (Optional) Using the Multimedia App (Optional) Using Apps With a Samsung Smartphone (Optional) Samsung Software Update Diagnosing the Computer Status and Troubleshooting 82...

  • Page 44: 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.

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    (Optional) Silent Mode Reduces the Fan noise so that users can use the computer without hearing noise. Turns all wireless network devices on or off. Airplane Mode (Only for models with a wireless network device.)

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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 the hot keys do not work properly, you have to install the...

  • Page 47: Touchpad

    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.

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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. Press the right touchpad button once. The corresponding pop-up The Touchpad Gesture function may not be provided and the menu appears.

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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.

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    Turning the touchpad off automatically If you want to use the mouse only without using the touchpad, When a USB mouse is connected to the computer, the computer you can turn the touchpad off. can turn the touchpad off automatically.

  • Page 51: External-type Cd Drive (odd, To Be Purchased)

    External-type CD drive Chapter 3. (ODD, To be purchased) Using the computer This computer supports an external USB CD-ROM drive (can be Connecting the CD Drive additionally purchased). Connect the CD drive to the USB port. Check if the interface type of the external CD-ROM drive is a USB type.

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    • To eject a CD when the CD drive does not work or the computer is off, place the end of a paper clip ( ) into the Emergency Hole until the CD tray is ejected.

  • Page 53: Multi Card Slot (optional)

    Inserting such memory cards directly into the multi-card slot without using a specified adapter may damage the computer. • The computer may not recognize the device depending on the status of the specified adapter. • The data transfer rate may differ depending on the...

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    Multi Card Slot Chapter 3. (Optional) Using the computer To remove a memory card Insert a memory card into the multi-card slot in the correct direction. Remove the card while holding the tip of the card. Alternatively, push the tip of the card in and then remove it once it The following message appears on the top right.

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    If you format a memory the card before using it. card on the computer and then insert the memory into the digital device, you may need to format the memory card Formatting a card deletes all data saved on the card. If the again in the digital device.

  • Page 56: Connecting An External Display Device

    Connect an external monitor, TV, or projector that supports the movie. D-SUB interface to display the image on a wider screen. The computer supports two types of ports: D-SUB monitor port You can give better presentations by connecting the computer to and micro HDMI port.

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    Connecting an External Display Device Chapter 3. Using the computer Connect the power cord of the connected monitor, TV or Alternatively, to set up dual view: projector and turn the power on. Open the Display Settings window in the Control Panel, select Monitor 2 and select the Expand to fit to this monitor checkbox to set dual view.

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    Screen. (Optional) Select a desired monitor mode. By connecting the computer to a TV with a HDMI port, you can enjoy both a high visual quality and a high sound quality. PC screen only After connecting a TV through HDMI, you have to configure the The contents are only displayed on the PC screen and sound.

  • Page 59: 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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    The software programs provider may vary, depending on your computer model. • In addition, some pictures may differ from actual product depending on the computer model and software version. Right-click over the Volume in the taskbar on the Desktop and click Play Device.

  • Page 61: Lcd Brightness Control

    : This is the default picture mode. The screen brightness is automatically set to the brightest level when AC power is connected and the brightness is automatically set dimmer when the computer runs on battery power to extend the battery use time.

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    LCD Brightness Control Chapter 3. Using the computer Saving battery power consumption • Decreases the LCD brightness when the computer is running on battery power to save battery power consumption. LCD bad pixels principle of computer • Samsung observes the specifications regarding strict quality and reliability of LCD.

  • Page 63: Wired Network

    Windows 8, some of the content and the figures of the descriptions may differ depending on the operating system. Since the procedures for other Windows operating systems are similar, use the computer referring to these descriptions. •...

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    Wired Network Chapter 3. Using the computer Select Ethenet and click the right button of the touch pad Select Internet Protocol Version 4(TCP/IPv4) from the list and select Properties. of Network Components and click Properties. The LAN Device name may differ depending on your computer’s Network Device.

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    Right-click on the Wired Ethernet Connection and select Properties. Click Configure > Power Management tab. Select Allow this device to wake the computer, then click OK. Restart the system. - If the system wakes up from Sleep mode even though there is no received signal, use the system after disabling the <Wake On LAN>...

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    Sleep/hibernation mode, a message appears informing you of a connection to a 10Mbps/100Mbps wired LAN. This happens because when the computer exits standby/hibernate mode, restoring the network takes about 3 seconds. When the network is restored, it operates at 100Mbps/1Gbps.

  • Page 67: Wireless Network (optional)

    • The descriptions below are for computer models with a Wireless LAN card or device. A Wireless LAN device is optional. The pictures in this manual may differ from the actual product depending on your wireless LAN device model.

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    Wireless Network Chapter 3. (Optional) Using the computer Click Connect. Connecting to a Wireless LAN If a network key is set for the AP, enter the network key and If there is an AP, you can connect to the Internet via the AP using then click OK.

  • Page 69: Using The Tpm Security Device (optional)

    Using the TPM Security Device Chapter 3. (Optional) Using the computer A TPM (Trusted Platform Module) security device is a security Setting Up the TPM solution that protects your personal information by saving the user authentication data on the TPM chip installed on the To use the TPM function, you have to complete the following computer.

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    Using the computer Restart the computer. Initializing the TPM chip When the Samsung logo screen appears, press the F2 key When you use the TPM function for the first time or you want to repeatedly. register the user again, you have to initialize the TPM chip.

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    Aptio Setup Utility - Copy (C) 2012 American Megatrends, Inc. Select Exit to save the changes. Select Exit to save the changes. The computer automatically restarts. Initialization of the TPM When the computer restarts automatically and the Samsung chip has been completed.

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    The system starts to reboot. After a moment, the SW Update program automatically runs. - If your computer does not boot up or if System Software does not display in the Recovery program, use Method 2 Connect to the network.

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    Using the TPM Security Device Chapter 3. (Optional) Using the computer Select a Security Platform Feature and set a basic user Registering the TPM program password. Right-click the icon on the taskbar. Complete the registration according to the instructions. Run the Security Platform Management item with the admin authority.

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    Using the TPM Security Device Chapter 3. (Optional) Using the computer If the Confirm Attribute Changes window appears, select Using the TPM program the range to apply the encryption to and click OK. (This dialog box only appears when the folder is encrypted.) For more information about using the TPM program, refer to the online help for the program.

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    Using the TPM Security Device Chapter 3. (Optional) Using the computer Decrypting an encrypted folder (file) You will be able to confirm that the color of the folder (file) name in the encrypted folder has been changed to green. Right-click over an encrypted folder (file) and select Decrypt from the pop-up window.

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    Using the TPM Security Device Chapter 3. (Optional) Using the computer When the virtual drive (PSD) does not appear When the virtual drive (PSD) is not loaded You can only use the virtual drive (PSD) when you have selected To use the virtual drive (PSD), the virtual drive (PSD) should be the Personal Secure Drive (PSD) option during the program loaded first.

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    Using the TPM Security Device Chapter 3. (Optional) Using the computer Deleting the virtual drive When you have to register again (to erase the authentication information on the TPM chip) If a virtual drive has been created, you have to delete the virtual...

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    Using the TPM Security Device Chapter 3. (Optional) Using the computer Deleting the existing authentication information saved on the TPM chip. On the desktop, select the Charms menu > Settings > Control Panel > Programs > Uninstall a program >...

  • Page 79: Using The Multimedia App (optional)

    S PhotoStudio preference. Select a photo to edit. S Player+ Play music or video clips stored on the computer. Select an editing mode from the lower-right bar. The content of the top-left bar differs depending on the selected editing mode.

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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 81: Using Apps With A Samsung Smartphone (optional)

    For more information, refer to the Help section of this application. HomeSync Lite You can use the computer as Cloud storage to save the uploaded files from Samsung mobile devices. Specify a shared folder and get instant access to the content of the folder on the move.

  • Page 82: 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 83: 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).

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

  • Page 85: 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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    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 87: Setting A Boot Password

    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. authorized users only and protect data and files saved on the computer.

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    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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    HDD Password Frozen message appears when entering The password is deactivated. the BIOS Setup and then selecting Security > HDD Password, press the Power button to turn the computer For some models the password is only canceled if the on again.

  • Page 90: 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 91: Battery

    When charging is complete, the Charge LED turns green. • Before using the computer for the first time, make sure to connect the AC adapter and charge the battery completely. Status Charge LED •...

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    Taskbar to confirm the remaining battery charge. Viewing the current battery charge when the computer is turned off Connect or disconnect the AC adapter from the computer to view the current battery charge when the computer is turned off.

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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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    Aptio Setup Utility - Copy (C) 2012 American Megatrends, Inc. computer. The Battery Calibration function is activated and the battery Turn the computer back on, and press the F2 key to enter the is forcefully discharged. To stop the operation, press the Setup screen.

  • Page 95: Chapter 5. Troubleshooting

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

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    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. Alternatively, you can back up your computer so •...

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    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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    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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    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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    To copy the external storage disk When you replace a storage device such as the HDD, SSD, etc. (hereafter referred to as a hard disk) built into your computer, you can move your existing data to the new storage device easily and safely.

  • Page 101: Recovering/backing Up The Computer (optional)

    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. Connect the external storage device, and then select a drive to save to.

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    Follow the onscreen instructions to proceed with the Computer Recovery Function in Windows 8 recovery process. If a problem occurs with your computer, the recovery program If the recovery is complete, you can use your computer allows you to restore your computer to the default settings.

  • Page 103: Reinstalling Windows (optional)

    [Reinstalling when installation in the Select Update window, the latest updates Windows does not start]. are installed and Step 4 follows. At this time, the computer must be connected to the Internet. • Some pictures may differ from actual product.

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    The Windows installation continues. installation (e.g. C:\ Windows.old, etc.). The computer will restart 3 times during the installation. Upgrade • If the Press any key to boot from CD or DVD... message Select this option to Upgrade Windows while maintaining appears after a restart, do not press any button.

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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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    A • Touchpad/mouse: to a data image. It is required to recover your computer and is embedded in the computer's hard disk. However, this is - Click Charms > Settings > Power > Shut down.

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    Desktop > Settings > Control Panel. instead of Start. You can configure your computer in the same way as existing Windows systems. How can I uninstall the driver? Active X does not run in Internet Explorer on the Start screen.

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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 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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    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. set the Fast BIOS Mode item in the Advanced menu in the BIOS Setup to Disabled before using this feature.

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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 TCO Certified (for corresponding models only) Product Specifications Glossary...

  • Page 112: Important Safety Information

    Ensure that the fan vents on the bottom of the casing are clear Always follow these instructions to help guard against at all times. Do not place the computer on a soft surface, doing personal injury and damage to your system.

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    • Some products have a replaceable CMOS battery on the 3. If any smell of burning or smoke is detected from the computer system board. There is a danger of explosion if the CMOS battery is replaced incorrectly. Replace the battery with the the unit should be switched off and battery removed.

  • Page 114: 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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    The power cord set (wall plug, cable and AC adapter plug) you of an EN 60 320/IEC 320 Standard Sheet C7 (or C5) connector, received with your computer meets the requirements for use in for mating with appliance inlet on the computer.

  • Page 116: 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.”...

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    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...

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    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.

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    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.

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    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)

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    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 125

    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 126

    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 127

    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 128: Weee Symbol Information

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

  • Page 129: 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 130: Tco Certified (for Corresponding Models Only)

    The product you have just purchased carries the levels TCO Certified label. This means that your computer is designed, manufactured and tested according to some of the strictest performance Environment– Designed for the Planet and environmental criteria in the world. That makes for a high •...

  • Page 131: Product Specifications

    • The system specifications are subject to change without Storage Device notice. • The Storage device capacity of a computer in which Graphics Intel HD Graphics (Internal) Recovery is installed, is represented as smaller than the Temperature: -5~40°C for storage, product specification.

  • Page 132

    Registered Trademarks ENERGY STAR® Partner As an ENERGY STAR® Partner, SAMSUNG has Samsung is a registered trademark of Samsung Co., Ltd. determined that this product meets the ENERGY STAR® Intel, Core™ i5/i7 are registered trademarks of the Intel guidelines for energy efficiency.

  • Page 133: Glossary

    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.

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    There are Passive Matrix and Active Matrix LCD types. This A power mode that saves all data in memory to the hard disk and computer uses the Active Matrix type LCD called a TFT LCD. Since turns the CPU and hard disk off. When canceling Hibernation Mode,...

  • Page 135

    This is a new SD card specification that can theoretically implement a memory capacity up to 2TB. For high capacity implementation, apply the exFAT specifications. Server In general, a server refers to a computer that provides shared resources for network users.

  • Page 136

    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.

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