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Toshiba 1000-S157 User Manual

Toshiba 1000-S157 User Manual (246 pages)

1000-S157 User's Guide  
Brand: Toshiba | Category: Laptop | Size: 3.73 MB
Table of contents
Fcc Notice3................................................................................................................................................................
Type Of Service4................................................................................................................................................................
Telephone Company Procedures4................................................................................................................................................................
If Problems Arise5................................................................................................................................................................
Fax Branding5................................................................................................................................................................
Wireless Interoperability6................................................................................................................................................................
Wireless Lan And Your Health7................................................................................................................................................................
Regulatory Information7................................................................................................................................................................
Interference Statement8................................................................................................................................................................
Table Of Contents13................................................................................................................................................................
Introduction21................................................................................................................................................................
This Guide21................................................................................................................................................................
Safety Icons22................................................................................................................................................................
Other Documentation23................................................................................................................................................................
Service Options24................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 1: Finding Your Way Around25................................................................................................................................................................
Making Sure You Have Everything25................................................................................................................................................................
Front With The Display Closed26................................................................................................................................................................
Back27................................................................................................................................................................
Right Side28................................................................................................................................................................
Left Side29................................................................................................................................................................
Front With The Display Open30................................................................................................................................................................
Indicator Panel31................................................................................................................................................................
System Indicator Panel32................................................................................................................................................................
Underside33................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 2: Getting Started35................................................................................................................................................................
Selecting A Place To Work35................................................................................................................................................................
Creating A Computer-friendly Environment35................................................................................................................................................................
Keeping Yourself Comfortable36................................................................................................................................................................
Precautions39................................................................................................................................................................
Setting Up Your Computer40................................................................................................................................................................
Installing Additional Memory (optional)41................................................................................................................................................................
Removing A Memory Module44................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting A Mouse44................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting A Printer45................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting The Ac Adapter46................................................................................................................................................................
Installing A Device In The Modular Bay47................................................................................................................................................................
Charging The Battery47................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Computer For The First Time48................................................................................................................................................................
Opening The Display Panel48................................................................................................................................................................
Turning On The Power49................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Touchpad50................................................................................................................................................................
Setting Up Your Software51................................................................................................................................................................
Setting Up A Printer52................................................................................................................................................................
Turning Off The Computer56................................................................................................................................................................
Caring For Your Computer56................................................................................................................................................................
Cleaning The Computer57................................................................................................................................................................
Moving The Computer57................................................................................................................................................................
Using A Computer Lock57................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 3: Learning The Basics59................................................................................................................................................................
Computing Tips59................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Keyboard60................................................................................................................................................................
Character Keys61................................................................................................................................................................
Ctrl, Fn, And Alt Keys61................................................................................................................................................................
Function Keys61................................................................................................................................................................
Windows Special Keys62................................................................................................................................................................
Overlay Keys62................................................................................................................................................................
Starting A Program64................................................................................................................................................................
Saving Your Work64................................................................................................................................................................
Printing Your Work65................................................................................................................................................................
Using Diskettes66................................................................................................................................................................
Inserting And Removing Diskettes66................................................................................................................................................................
Caring For Diskettes66................................................................................................................................................................
Backing Up Your Files67................................................................................................................................................................
Using Your Cd Or Dvd Drive68................................................................................................................................................................
Dvd-rom Drive Components69................................................................................................................................................................
Inserting A Disc70................................................................................................................................................................
Playing An Audio Cd72................................................................................................................................................................
Playing A Dvd72................................................................................................................................................................
Viewing The Contents Of A Cd Or Dvd73................................................................................................................................................................
Removing A Disc With The Computer On73................................................................................................................................................................
Removing A Disc With The Computer Off74................................................................................................................................................................
Caring For Cds And Dvds74................................................................................................................................................................
Setting Up For Communications75................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting The Modem To A Phone Line75................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting Your Computer To A Network75................................................................................................................................................................
Powering Down The Computer76................................................................................................................................................................
Turn Off Or Shut Down Command76................................................................................................................................................................
Hibernation Command77................................................................................................................................................................
Stand By Command78................................................................................................................................................................
Using Turn Off Or Shut Down79................................................................................................................................................................
Turning Off More Quickly79................................................................................................................................................................
Starting Again After Turn Off Or Shut Down80................................................................................................................................................................
Using Hibernation81................................................................................................................................................................
Starting Again From Hibernation Mode82................................................................................................................................................................
Using Stand By83................................................................................................................................................................
Starting Again From Stand By84................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 4: Mobile Computing85................................................................................................................................................................
Toshiba's Energy-saver Design85................................................................................................................................................................
Running The Computer On Battery Power85................................................................................................................................................................
Battery Safety Precautions86................................................................................................................................................................
Maximizing Battery Life87................................................................................................................................................................
Power Management87................................................................................................................................................................
Charging The Rtc Battery89................................................................................................................................................................
Monitoring Battery Power89................................................................................................................................................................
Determining Remaining Battery Power89................................................................................................................................................................
Conserving Battery Power90................................................................................................................................................................
What To Do When The Battery Runs Low91................................................................................................................................................................
Setting Battery Alarms91................................................................................................................................................................
Maximizing Your Computer's Battery Life92................................................................................................................................................................
Changing The Main Battery94................................................................................................................................................................
Removing The Battery From The Computer94................................................................................................................................................................
Disposing Of Used Batteries Safely95................................................................................................................................................................
Traveling Tips95................................................................................................................................................................
Operating System97................................................................................................................................................................
Lesson 1: Exploring The Desktop97................................................................................................................................................................
Finding Your Way Around The Desktop98................................................................................................................................................................
Windows ® Xp File System100................................................................................................................................................................
Lesson 2: Using The Touchpad And Control Buttons Together101................................................................................................................................................................
Lesson 3: Learning About The Internet104................................................................................................................................................................
Lesson 4: Creating A New Document105................................................................................................................................................................
Lesson 5: Creating A New Folder107................................................................................................................................................................
Lesson 6: Starting Programs108................................................................................................................................................................
Lesson 7: Resizing, Repositioning, And Hiding Windows110................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Taskbar111................................................................................................................................................................
Minimizing And Maximizing Windows112................................................................................................................................................................
Resizing And Moving Windows112................................................................................................................................................................
Lesson 8: Closing Programs113................................................................................................................................................................
Lesson 9: Creating Shortcuts114................................................................................................................................................................
Creating A Shortcut To The Calculator114................................................................................................................................................................
Creating A Shortcut To The Character Map116................................................................................................................................................................
Lesson 10: Changing The Screen Saver118................................................................................................................................................................
Lesson 11: Setting The Date And Time120................................................................................................................................................................
Lesson 12: Removing Objects From The Desktop121................................................................................................................................................................
Lesson 13: Using System Restore123................................................................................................................................................................
Lesson 14: If I Am Lost, What Do I Do124................................................................................................................................................................
Windows ® Xp Help And Support Center124................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Online Tours And Tutorials126................................................................................................................................................................
Lesson 15: Turning Off Your Computer127................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 6: Exploring Your Options129................................................................................................................................................................
Windows Xp Special Features129................................................................................................................................................................
Personalizing Your Desktop130................................................................................................................................................................
Customizing The Taskbar130................................................................................................................................................................
Bringing The World To Your Desktop131................................................................................................................................................................
Changing Desktop And Browsing Style132................................................................................................................................................................
Personalizing Individual Windows133................................................................................................................................................................
Customizing Window Toolbars134................................................................................................................................................................
Displaying Information About Each Folder135................................................................................................................................................................
Using Your Computer At The Office136................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting The Modem To A Telephone Line138................................................................................................................................................................
Setting Up A Dial-up Connection138................................................................................................................................................................
Exchanging Data With Another Computer139................................................................................................................................................................
Transferring Files Using A Parallel Port Connection139................................................................................................................................................................
Getting Help Transferring Files140................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting To The Internet140................................................................................................................................................................
An Overview Of Using The Internet141................................................................................................................................................................
The Internet141................................................................................................................................................................
The World Wide Web142................................................................................................................................................................
Internet Service Providers142................................................................................................................................................................
Signing Up With An Internet Service Provider142................................................................................................................................................................
Surfing The Internet143................................................................................................................................................................
Internet Features143................................................................................................................................................................
Uploading And Downloading Files On The Internet144................................................................................................................................................................
Toshiba's Online Resources144................................................................................................................................................................
Exploring Video Features145................................................................................................................................................................
Playing Dvds145................................................................................................................................................................
Playing Video Cds146................................................................................................................................................................
Display Settings Hot Key147................................................................................................................................................................
Exploring Audio Features148................................................................................................................................................................
Recording Sounds148................................................................................................................................................................
Using A Microphone149................................................................................................................................................................
Adjusting Recording Settings149................................................................................................................................................................
Using External Speakers Or Headphones150................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting A Monitor, Keyboard And Mouse150................................................................................................................................................................
Changing The Display Properties Setting151................................................................................................................................................................
Using Pc Cards152................................................................................................................................................................
Pc Card Supporting Software152................................................................................................................................................................
Inserting Pc Cards152................................................................................................................................................................
Removing Pc Cards153................................................................................................................................................................
Hot Swapping153................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 7: Windvd 2000155................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Windvd Toolbar157................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Windvd Status Bar157................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Windvd Control Panel158................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Control Panel Playback Buttons159................................................................................................................................................................
Maximizing The Video Window162................................................................................................................................................................
Using Playlists162................................................................................................................................................................
Creating Playlists163................................................................................................................................................................
Loading And Playing Playlists164................................................................................................................................................................
Resuming Normal Playback After Using Playlists164................................................................................................................................................................
Customizing Windvd164................................................................................................................................................................
Setting General Properties165................................................................................................................................................................
Setting Audio Properties167................................................................................................................................................................
Setting Display Properties169................................................................................................................................................................
Customizing The Control Panel170................................................................................................................................................................
Using Windvd Advanced Features171................................................................................................................................................................
Zooming In176................................................................................................................................................................
Panning177................................................................................................................................................................
Zooming Out177................................................................................................................................................................
Adjusting The Color Balance177................................................................................................................................................................
Launching An Internet Browser From Windvd178................................................................................................................................................................
Getting Help178................................................................................................................................................................
Exiting Windvd178................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 8: If Something Goes Wrong179................................................................................................................................................................
Problems When You Turn On The Computer181................................................................................................................................................................
The Windows ® Operating System Is Not Working183................................................................................................................................................................
Using Startup Options To Fix Problems183................................................................................................................................................................
Internet Problems183................................................................................................................................................................
The Windows Xp Operating System Can Help You184................................................................................................................................................................
Resolving A Hardware Conflict185................................................................................................................................................................
A Plan Of Action185................................................................................................................................................................
Resolving Hardware Conflicts On Your Own185................................................................................................................................................................
Fixing A Problem With Device Manager187................................................................................................................................................................
Memory Card Problems189................................................................................................................................................................
Power And The Batteries189................................................................................................................................................................
Keyboard Problems191................................................................................................................................................................
Display Problems191................................................................................................................................................................
Disk Drive Problems193................................................................................................................................................................
Cd-rom Or Dvd-rom Drive Problems195................................................................................................................................................................
Sound System Problems203................................................................................................................................................................
Pc Card Problems204................................................................................................................................................................
Printer Problems207................................................................................................................................................................
Modem Problems208................................................................................................................................................................
Develop Good Computing Habits209................................................................................................................................................................
Using Virtualtech210................................................................................................................................................................
If You Need Further Assistance211................................................................................................................................................................
Before You Call211................................................................................................................................................................
Contacting Toshiba211................................................................................................................................................................
Other Toshiba Internet Web Sites213................................................................................................................................................................
Appendix A: Hot Keys217................................................................................................................................................................
Instant Password Security217................................................................................................................................................................
Sound218................................................................................................................................................................
Display Modes218................................................................................................................................................................
Keyboard Hot Keys218................................................................................................................................................................
Appendix B: Power Cable Connectors219................................................................................................................................................................
Usa And Canada219................................................................................................................................................................
United Kingdom219................................................................................................................................................................
Australia220................................................................................................................................................................
Europe220................................................................................................................................................................
Glossary221................................................................................................................................................................
Index237................................................................................................................................................................

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