Toshiba A20-S259 - Satellite - Pentium 4 2.66 GHz Manuals

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Toshiba A20-S259 - Satellite - Pentium 4 2.66 GHz Maintenance Manual

Toshiba A20-S259 - Satellite - Pentium 4 2.66 GHz Maintenance Manual (513 pages)

Maintenance Manual  
Brand: Toshiba | Category: Desktop | Size: 6.44 MB
Table of contents
Table Of Contents7................................................................................................................................................................
Features15................................................................................................................................................................
Internal Lan17................................................................................................................................................................
System Unit Block Diagram21................................................................................................................................................................
Inch Hard Disk Drive28................................................................................................................................................................
Hardware Overview29................................................................................................................................................................
Cd-rw/dvd Drive30................................................................................................................................................................
Dvd-r/-rw Drive33................................................................................................................................................................
Dvd Multi Drive34................................................................................................................................................................
Keyboard37................................................................................................................................................................
Tft Color Display38................................................................................................................................................................
Fl Inverter Board39................................................................................................................................................................
Power Supply40................................................................................................................................................................
Batteries42................................................................................................................................................................
Troubleshooting50................................................................................................................................................................
Troubleshooting Flowchart53................................................................................................................................................................
Power Supply Troubleshooting57................................................................................................................................................................
System Board Troubleshooting69................................................................................................................................................................
Sound Troubleshooting73................................................................................................................................................................
Troubleshooting Procedures73................................................................................................................................................................
Fdd Troubleshooting83................................................................................................................................................................
Hdd Troubleshooting86................................................................................................................................................................
Keyboard Troubleshooting91................................................................................................................................................................
Display Troubleshooting93................................................................................................................................................................
And Dvd Multi Drive Troubleshooting95................................................................................................................................................................
Modem Troubleshooting97................................................................................................................................................................
Lan Troubleshooting99................................................................................................................................................................
Wireless Lan Troubleshooting101................................................................................................................................................................
Sd Card Slot Troubleshooting108................................................................................................................................................................
The Diagnostic Test113................................................................................................................................................................
Executing The Diagnostic Test116................................................................................................................................................................
Subtest Names120................................................................................................................................................................
System Test122................................................................................................................................................................
Memory Test125................................................................................................................................................................
Keyboard Test127................................................................................................................................................................
Display Test131................................................................................................................................................................
Floppy Disk Test135................................................................................................................................................................
Printer Test137................................................................................................................................................................
Async Test139................................................................................................................................................................
Hard Disk Test140................................................................................................................................................................
Real Timer Test143................................................................................................................................................................
Ndp Test145................................................................................................................................................................
Expansion Test146................................................................................................................................................................
Tests And Diagnostics151................................................................................................................................................................
Wireless Lan Test (atheros)154................................................................................................................................................................
Setting The Responder Machine155................................................................................................................................................................
Error Code And Error Status Names164................................................................................................................................................................
Hard Disk Test Detail Status168................................................................................................................................................................
Head Cleaning170................................................................................................................................................................
Log Utilities171................................................................................................................................................................
Running Test173................................................................................................................................................................
Floppy Disk Drive Utilities175................................................................................................................................................................
System Configuration181................................................................................................................................................................
Disassembly Procedures214................................................................................................................................................................
Assembly Procedures214................................................................................................................................................................
Battery Pack219................................................................................................................................................................
Optional Pc Card222................................................................................................................................................................
Optional Sd Card224................................................................................................................................................................
Modem Daughter Card230................................................................................................................................................................
Cooling Fan236................................................................................................................................................................
Memory Module248................................................................................................................................................................
Wireless Lan Card251................................................................................................................................................................
Top Cover With Display Assembly257................................................................................................................................................................
Touch Pad261................................................................................................................................................................
Front Membrane Assy263................................................................................................................................................................
Fir Board265................................................................................................................................................................
Sound Board267................................................................................................................................................................
Rtc Battery269................................................................................................................................................................
Dc-in Jack271................................................................................................................................................................
System Board273................................................................................................................................................................
Sub Fan275................................................................................................................................................................
Pc Card Slot277................................................................................................................................................................
Touch Pad Switch281................................................................................................................................................................
Display Mask283................................................................................................................................................................
Fl Inverter285................................................................................................................................................................
Lcd Module287................................................................................................................................................................
Fluorescent Lamp300................................................................................................................................................................
Replacement Procedures392................................................................................................................................................................
Appendix A Handling The Lcd Module449................................................................................................................................................................
Appendix B Board Layout455................................................................................................................................................................
Appendix C Pin Assignments464................................................................................................................................................................
Appendix E Key Layout500................................................................................................................................................................
Appendix F Wiring Diagrams506................................................................................................................................................................

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Toshiba A20-S259 - Satellite - Pentium 4 2.66 GHz User Manual

Toshiba A20-S259 - Satellite - Pentium 4 2.66 GHz User Manual (271 pages)

A20-S259 User's Guide  
Brand: Toshiba | Category: Laptop | Size: 4.33 MB
Table of contents
Fcc Notice3................................................................................................................................................................
Type Of Service4................................................................................................................................................................
Telephone Company Procedures5................................................................................................................................................................
If Problems Arise5................................................................................................................................................................
Fax Branding5................................................................................................................................................................
Wireless Interoperability7................................................................................................................................................................
Wireless Lan And Your Health7................................................................................................................................................................
Regulatory Information8................................................................................................................................................................
Device Authorization13................................................................................................................................................................
Interference Statement14................................................................................................................................................................
Bluetooth Wireless Technology Interoperability17................................................................................................................................................................
Bluetooth Wireless Technology And Your Health18................................................................................................................................................................
Regulatory Statements19................................................................................................................................................................
Table Of Contents26................................................................................................................................................................
Introduction35................................................................................................................................................................
This Guide35................................................................................................................................................................
Safety Icons36................................................................................................................................................................
Other Icons Used37................................................................................................................................................................
Other Documentation37................................................................................................................................................................
Service Options38................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 1: Finding Your Way Around39................................................................................................................................................................
Making Sure You Have Everything39................................................................................................................................................................
Front With The Display Closed40................................................................................................................................................................
Back41................................................................................................................................................................
Right Side42................................................................................................................................................................
Left Side43................................................................................................................................................................
Front With The Display Open44................................................................................................................................................................
Keyboard Indicator Lights46................................................................................................................................................................
System Indicator Panel47................................................................................................................................................................
Cd/dvd Control Buttons48................................................................................................................................................................
Underside49................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 2: Getting Started51................................................................................................................................................................
Selecting A Place To Work51................................................................................................................................................................
Creating A Computer-friendly Environment51................................................................................................................................................................
Keeping Yourself Comfortable52................................................................................................................................................................
Precautions55................................................................................................................................................................
Setting Up Your Computer57................................................................................................................................................................
Setting Up Your Software57................................................................................................................................................................
Registering Your Computer With Toshiba58................................................................................................................................................................
Adding External Devices58................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting An Optional External Usb Diskette Drive59................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting To A Power Source59................................................................................................................................................................
Charging The Main Battery62................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Computer For The First Time63................................................................................................................................................................
Opening The Display Panel63................................................................................................................................................................
Turning On The Power64................................................................................................................................................................
Activating The Power-on Password64................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Touchpad Tm65................................................................................................................................................................
Installing Additional Memory (optional)67................................................................................................................................................................
Removing A Memory Module74................................................................................................................................................................
Checking Total Memory76................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting A Mouse77................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting A Printer77................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting A Usb Printer77................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting A Parallel Printer78................................................................................................................................................................
Setting Up A Printer78................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Add Printer Wizard78................................................................................................................................................................
Powering Off The Computer81................................................................................................................................................................
Caring For Your Computer82................................................................................................................................................................
Cleaning The Computer82................................................................................................................................................................
Moving The Computer82................................................................................................................................................................
Using A Computer Lock83................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 3: Learning The Basics84................................................................................................................................................................
Computing Tips84................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Keyboard85................................................................................................................................................................
Character Keys86................................................................................................................................................................
Ctrl, Fn, And Alt Keys86................................................................................................................................................................
Function Keys86................................................................................................................................................................
Windows ® Special Keys87................................................................................................................................................................
Overlay Keys87................................................................................................................................................................
Emulating A Full-size Keyboard89................................................................................................................................................................
Toshiba Console89................................................................................................................................................................
Starting A Program89................................................................................................................................................................
Saving Your Work90................................................................................................................................................................
Printing Your Work91................................................................................................................................................................
Using Diskettes91................................................................................................................................................................
Inserting And Removing Diskettes92................................................................................................................................................................
Caring For Diskettes92................................................................................................................................................................
Backing Up Your Files93................................................................................................................................................................
Playing A Cd Or Dvd94................................................................................................................................................................
Components94................................................................................................................................................................
Cd/dvd And Digital Audio Modes96................................................................................................................................................................
Inserting A Disc97................................................................................................................................................................
Playing An Audio Cd99................................................................................................................................................................
Viewing The Contents Of A Cd Or Dvd100................................................................................................................................................................
Removing A Disc With The Computer On101................................................................................................................................................................
Removing A Disc With The Computer Off101................................................................................................................................................................
Caring For Cds And Dvds102................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Dvd-rom Or Multi-function Drive102................................................................................................................................................................
Setting Up For Communications103................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting The Modem To A Phone Line103................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting Your Computer To A Network103................................................................................................................................................................
Powering Down The Computer104................................................................................................................................................................
Turn Off Or Shut Down Command105................................................................................................................................................................
Restart Command105................................................................................................................................................................
Hibernation Command105................................................................................................................................................................
Standby Command106................................................................................................................................................................
Using Turn Off Or Shut Down107................................................................................................................................................................
Turning Off Or Shutting Down More Quickly108................................................................................................................................................................
Starting Again After Turn Off Or Shut Down111................................................................................................................................................................
Using Hibernation111................................................................................................................................................................
Enabling The Hibernation Command112................................................................................................................................................................
Going Into Hibernation Mode113................................................................................................................................................................
Going Into Hibernation Mode More Quickly114................................................................................................................................................................
Starting Again From Hibernation117................................................................................................................................................................
Using Standby118................................................................................................................................................................
Going Into Standby Mode More Quickly119................................................................................................................................................................
Starting Again From Standby122................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 4: Mobile Computing123................................................................................................................................................................
Toshiba's Energy-saver Design123................................................................................................................................................................
Running The Computer On Battery Power123................................................................................................................................................................
Battery Notice124................................................................................................................................................................
Power Management124................................................................................................................................................................
Charging The Battery125................................................................................................................................................................
Charging The Rtc Battery126................................................................................................................................................................
Monitoring Battery Power127................................................................................................................................................................
Determining Remaining Battery Power128................................................................................................................................................................
Conserving Battery Power129................................................................................................................................................................
What To Do When The Battery Runs Low129................................................................................................................................................................
Setting Battery Alarms130................................................................................................................................................................
Changing The Main Battery131................................................................................................................................................................
Removing The Battery From The Computer131................................................................................................................................................................
Removing The Battery132................................................................................................................................................................
Installing The Battery133................................................................................................................................................................
Taking Care Of Your Battery133................................................................................................................................................................
Safety Precautions133................................................................................................................................................................
Maximizing Battery Life134................................................................................................................................................................
Disposing Of Used Batteries Safely135................................................................................................................................................................
Traveling Tips136................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 5: Getting To Know The Windows138................................................................................................................................................................
Lesson 1: Exploring The Desktop138................................................................................................................................................................
Finding Your Way Around The Desktop138................................................................................................................................................................
Windows ® Xp File System140................................................................................................................................................................
Lesson 2: Using The Touchpad And Control Buttons Together141................................................................................................................................................................
Lesson 3: Learning About The Internet144................................................................................................................................................................
Lesson 4: Creating A New Document145................................................................................................................................................................
Lesson 5: Creating A New Folder146................................................................................................................................................................
Lesson 6: Starting Programs147................................................................................................................................................................
Lesson 7: Resizing, Repositioning, And Hiding Windows149................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Taskbar150................................................................................................................................................................
Minimizing And Maximizing Windows150................................................................................................................................................................
Resizing And Moving Windows151................................................................................................................................................................
Lesson 8: Closing Programs152................................................................................................................................................................
Lesson 9: Creating Shortcuts153................................................................................................................................................................
Creating A Shortcut To The Calculator153................................................................................................................................................................
Creating A Shortcut To The Character Map154................................................................................................................................................................
Lesson 10: Changing The Screen Saver156................................................................................................................................................................
Lesson 11: Setting The Date And Time158................................................................................................................................................................
Lesson 12: Removing Objects From The Desktop159................................................................................................................................................................
Lesson 13: Using System Restore161................................................................................................................................................................
Lesson 14: If I Am Lost, What Do I Do162................................................................................................................................................................
Windows ® Xp Help And Support Center162................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Online Tours And Tutorials164................................................................................................................................................................
Lesson 15: Turning Off Your Computer165................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 6: Exploring Your Options166................................................................................................................................................................
Windows Xp Special Features166................................................................................................................................................................
Personalizing Your Desktop167................................................................................................................................................................
Customizing The Taskbar167................................................................................................................................................................
Bringing The World To Your Desktop168................................................................................................................................................................
Changing Desktop And Browsing Style169................................................................................................................................................................
Personalizing Individual Windows170................................................................................................................................................................
Customizing Window Toolbars171................................................................................................................................................................
Displaying Information About Each Folder172................................................................................................................................................................
Using Your Computer At The Office173................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting The Modem To A Telephone Line175................................................................................................................................................................
Setting Up A Dial-up Connection175................................................................................................................................................................
Exchanging Data With Another Computer176................................................................................................................................................................
Transferring Files Using A Parallel Port Connection176................................................................................................................................................................
Getting Help Transferring Files177................................................................................................................................................................
Setting Up A Wireless Connection177................................................................................................................................................................
Accessing The Wireless Modules Using Your System Tray177................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting To The Internet178................................................................................................................................................................
An Overview Of Using The Internet179................................................................................................................................................................
The Internet179................................................................................................................................................................
The World Wide Web179................................................................................................................................................................
Internet Service Providers180................................................................................................................................................................
Signing Up With An Internet Service Provider180................................................................................................................................................................
Surfing The Internet180................................................................................................................................................................
Internet Features181................................................................................................................................................................
Uploading And Downloading Files On The Internet181................................................................................................................................................................
Toshiba's Online Resources182................................................................................................................................................................
Exploring Video Features182................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting A Tv To Your Computer182................................................................................................................................................................
Display Settings Hot Key183................................................................................................................................................................
Exploring Audio Features183................................................................................................................................................................
Recording Sounds183................................................................................................................................................................
Using A Microphone184................................................................................................................................................................
Adjusting Recording Settings184................................................................................................................................................................
Using External Speakers Or Headphones185................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting A Monitor, Keyboard And Mouse185................................................................................................................................................................
Changing The Display Properties Setting186................................................................................................................................................................
Directing The Display Output When You Turn On The Computer187................................................................................................................................................................
Enabling Different Video Refresh Rates188................................................................................................................................................................
Adjusting The Quality Of The External Display188................................................................................................................................................................
Display Limitations189................................................................................................................................................................
Using Pc Cards190................................................................................................................................................................
Pc Card Supporting Software190................................................................................................................................................................
Inserting A Pc Card190................................................................................................................................................................
Removing A Pc Card191................................................................................................................................................................
Hot Swapping A Pc Card192................................................................................................................................................................
Using Sd Cards193................................................................................................................................................................
Inserting An Sd Card193................................................................................................................................................................
Removing An Sd Card194................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 7: Toshiba Utilities195................................................................................................................................................................
Toshiba Accessibility195................................................................................................................................................................
Fn-esse197................................................................................................................................................................
Starting Fn-esse197................................................................................................................................................................
Assigning A Key To A Program Or Document198................................................................................................................................................................
Viewing Existing Key Assignments200................................................................................................................................................................
Changing Or Removing Existing Key Assignments200................................................................................................................................................................
Hotkey Utility201................................................................................................................................................................
Customize Your Computer202................................................................................................................................................................
Security203................................................................................................................................................................
Toshiba Hardware Setup206................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 8: If Something Goes Wrong208................................................................................................................................................................
Problems That Are Easy To Fix208................................................................................................................................................................
Problems When You Turn On The Computer210................................................................................................................................................................
The Windows ® Operating System Is Not Working211................................................................................................................................................................
Using Startup Options To Fix Problems212................................................................................................................................................................
Internet Problems213................................................................................................................................................................
The Windows213................................................................................................................................................................
Xp Operating System Can Help You213................................................................................................................................................................
Resolving A Hardware Conflict214................................................................................................................................................................
A Plan Of Action214................................................................................................................................................................
Resolving Hardware Conflicts On Your Own215................................................................................................................................................................
Fixing A Problem With Device Manager217................................................................................................................................................................
Memory Module Problems219................................................................................................................................................................
Power And The Batteries220................................................................................................................................................................
Keyboard Problems221................................................................................................................................................................
Display Problems222................................................................................................................................................................
Disk Drive Problems224................................................................................................................................................................
Dvd-rom Or Multi-function Drive Problems226................................................................................................................................................................
Sound System Problems227................................................................................................................................................................
Pc Card Problems228................................................................................................................................................................
Printer Problems231................................................................................................................................................................
Modem Problems232................................................................................................................................................................
Develop Good Computing Habits232................................................................................................................................................................
If You Need Further Assistance233................................................................................................................................................................
Before You Call234................................................................................................................................................................
Contacting Toshiba234................................................................................................................................................................
Other Toshiba Internet Web Sites236................................................................................................................................................................
Toshiba's Worldwide Offices236................................................................................................................................................................
Appendix A: Hot Keys239................................................................................................................................................................
Volume Mute239................................................................................................................................................................
Instant Password Security239................................................................................................................................................................
Power Usage Mode240................................................................................................................................................................
Standby Mode241................................................................................................................................................................
Hibernation Mode242................................................................................................................................................................
Display Modes243................................................................................................................................................................
Display Brightness244................................................................................................................................................................
Enabling A Wireless Device244................................................................................................................................................................
Disabling Or Enabling The Touchpad244................................................................................................................................................................
Keyboard Hot Keys244................................................................................................................................................................
Appendix B: Power Cable Connectors245................................................................................................................................................................
Usa And Canada245................................................................................................................................................................
United Kingdom245................................................................................................................................................................
Australia245................................................................................................................................................................
Europe245................................................................................................................................................................
Glossary246................................................................................................................................................................
Index262................................................................................................................................................................

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