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Toshiba C50 Series User Manual

Toshiba C50 Series User Manual (182 pages)

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Brand: Toshiba | Category: Laptop | Size: 9.02 MB
Table of contents
Bluetooth Wireless Technology And Your Health6................................................................................................................................................................
Wireless Interoperability7................................................................................................................................................................
Wireless Lan And Your Health7................................................................................................................................................................
Optical Disc Drive Safety Instructions8................................................................................................................................................................
Regulatory Statements10................................................................................................................................................................
Device Authorization15................................................................................................................................................................
Table Of Contents19................................................................................................................................................................
Introduction25................................................................................................................................................................
This Guide27................................................................................................................................................................
Safety Icons28................................................................................................................................................................
Other Icons Used28................................................................................................................................................................
Your Computer's Features And Specifications29................................................................................................................................................................
Documentation29................................................................................................................................................................
Service Options29................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 1: Getting Started30................................................................................................................................................................
Selecting A Place To Work30................................................................................................................................................................
Setting Up A Work Environment30................................................................................................................................................................
Keeping Yourself Comfortable31................................................................................................................................................................
Computer User Comfort Recommendations31................................................................................................................................................................
Good Working Posture31................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Notebook With An External Keyboard, Mouse Or Monitor32................................................................................................................................................................
Typing Style33................................................................................................................................................................
Taking Breaks And Varying Tasks34................................................................................................................................................................
Mobile Computing Tips34................................................................................................................................................................
Transporting The Notebook34................................................................................................................................................................
Seeking Additional Help35................................................................................................................................................................
Check List35................................................................................................................................................................
Precautions36................................................................................................................................................................
Important Information On Your Computer's Cooling Fan38................................................................................................................................................................
Setting Up Your Computer38................................................................................................................................................................
Adding Memory39................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting To A Power Source39................................................................................................................................................................
Charging The Main Battery41................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Computer For The First Time41................................................................................................................................................................
Initial Setup41................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Start Menu42................................................................................................................................................................
Registering Your Computer With Toshiba43................................................................................................................................................................
To Shut Down Your Computer43................................................................................................................................................................
To Restart Your Computer44................................................................................................................................................................
To Place Your Computer In Sleep Mode44................................................................................................................................................................
Adding Optional External Devices45................................................................................................................................................................
Recovering The Internal Storage Drive45................................................................................................................................................................
Creating A Recovery Drive46................................................................................................................................................................
Restoring From A Recovery Drive48................................................................................................................................................................
Reset Your Pc49................................................................................................................................................................
Installing Drivers And Applications50................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Touchpad51................................................................................................................................................................
Adjusting Touchpad Settings54................................................................................................................................................................
Disabling Or Enabling The Touchpad55................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting An External Device55................................................................................................................................................................
Using External Display Devices56................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting An External Monitor Or Projector56................................................................................................................................................................
Selecting Video Cables57................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting An Hdmi-compatible Television Or Display Device57................................................................................................................................................................
Directing The Display Output When You Turn On The Computer57................................................................................................................................................................
Adjusting The Quality Of The External Display58................................................................................................................................................................
Customizing Your Computer's Settings58................................................................................................................................................................
Caring For Your Computer59................................................................................................................................................................
Cleaning The Computer59................................................................................................................................................................
Moving The Computer59................................................................................................................................................................
Using A Computer Lock60................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 2: Learning The Basics61................................................................................................................................................................
Computing Tips61................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Keyboard62................................................................................................................................................................
Print Screen63................................................................................................................................................................
Function Keys63................................................................................................................................................................
Special Windows Keys64................................................................................................................................................................
Touch Screen64................................................................................................................................................................
Touch Screen Navigation64................................................................................................................................................................
Mouse Properties66................................................................................................................................................................
Starting An App66................................................................................................................................................................
Saving Your Work67................................................................................................................................................................
Backing Up Your Work67................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Optical Disc Drive68................................................................................................................................................................
Optical Disc Drive Components69................................................................................................................................................................
Media Control Buttons70................................................................................................................................................................
Inserting An Optical Disc70................................................................................................................................................................
Playing Optical Media71................................................................................................................................................................
Recording Optical Media71................................................................................................................................................................
Removing A Disc With The Computer On72................................................................................................................................................................
Removing A Disc With The Computer Off72................................................................................................................................................................
Toshiba's Online Resources73................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 3: Mobile Computing74................................................................................................................................................................
Toshiba's Energy-saver Design74................................................................................................................................................................
Running The Computer On Battery Power74................................................................................................................................................................
Battery Notice75................................................................................................................................................................
Power Management76................................................................................................................................................................
Charging Batteries76................................................................................................................................................................
Charging The Rtc Battery77................................................................................................................................................................
Monitoring Battery Power78................................................................................................................................................................
Determining Remaining Battery Power79................................................................................................................................................................
What To Do When The Main Battery Runs Low80................................................................................................................................................................
Setting Battery Notifications80................................................................................................................................................................
Conserving Battery Power81................................................................................................................................................................
Power Plans82................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Eco Power Plan83................................................................................................................................................................
Changing The Main Battery83................................................................................................................................................................
Removing The Battery From The Computer84................................................................................................................................................................
Inserting A Charged Battery86................................................................................................................................................................
Taking Care Of Your Battery87................................................................................................................................................................
Safety Precautions87................................................................................................................................................................
Maintaining Your Battery87................................................................................................................................................................
Disposing Of Used Batteries88................................................................................................................................................................
Traveling Tips89................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 4: Exploring Your Computer's Features90................................................................................................................................................................
Exploring The Desktop90................................................................................................................................................................
Finding Your Way Around The Desktop91................................................................................................................................................................
Windows Store95................................................................................................................................................................
Setting Up For Communications95................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting Your Computer To A Network97................................................................................................................................................................
Exploring Audio Features97................................................................................................................................................................
Recording Sounds97................................................................................................................................................................
Using External Speakers Or Headphones98................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Web Camera99................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Memory Card Reader100................................................................................................................................................................
Inserting Memory Media100................................................................................................................................................................
Removing Memory Media101................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 5: Utilities102................................................................................................................................................................
Eco Utility103................................................................................................................................................................
Password Utility104................................................................................................................................................................
Using A Supervisor Password104................................................................................................................................................................
Using A User Password106................................................................................................................................................................
Deleting A User Password108................................................................................................................................................................
System Settings109................................................................................................................................................................
Service Station111................................................................................................................................................................
Toshiba Application Installer112................................................................................................................................................................
Display Utility113................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 6: If Something Goes Wrong114................................................................................................................................................................
Problems That Are Easy To Fix114................................................................................................................................................................
Problems When You Turn On The Computer115................................................................................................................................................................
The Windows Operating System Is Not Working117................................................................................................................................................................
Using Startup Options To Fix Problems118................................................................................................................................................................
Internet Problems120................................................................................................................................................................
Power And The Batteries120................................................................................................................................................................
Keyboard Help122................................................................................................................................................................
Perform A Complete Power Cycle122................................................................................................................................................................
Uninstall The Keyboard Driver122................................................................................................................................................................
Download The Latest Keyboard Driver123................................................................................................................................................................
Perform A System Restore124................................................................................................................................................................
Clean The Keyboard124................................................................................................................................................................
Touchpad Help124................................................................................................................................................................
Disable Then Enable The Touchpad124................................................................................................................................................................
Install An External Mouse125................................................................................................................................................................
Uninstall The Touchpad Driver125................................................................................................................................................................
Download The Latest Touchpad Driver126................................................................................................................................................................
Adjust The Touchpad Properties127................................................................................................................................................................
Display Problems127................................................................................................................................................................
Disk Or Storage Drive Problems129................................................................................................................................................................
Error-checking129................................................................................................................................................................
Optical Disc Drive Problems131................................................................................................................................................................
Web Camera Help132................................................................................................................................................................
Testing Your Internal Web Camera132................................................................................................................................................................
Uninstall The Web Camera Driver132................................................................................................................................................................
Check For Problems With Third Party Applications134................................................................................................................................................................
System Recovery134................................................................................................................................................................
Sound Help134................................................................................................................................................................
Use The Sound Troubleshooter134................................................................................................................................................................
Check And Set Default Speakers135................................................................................................................................................................
Uninstall The Audio Driver136................................................................................................................................................................
Download The Latest Sound Driver137................................................................................................................................................................
Printer Problems138................................................................................................................................................................
Wireless Networking Problems139................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting To The Internet140................................................................................................................................................................
Using A Wireless Connection141................................................................................................................................................................
Troubleshooting An Internet Connection - Verify Network Status141................................................................................................................................................................
Troubleshooting An Internet Connection - Verify Hardware142................................................................................................................................................................
Uninstall The Network Adapter Driver142................................................................................................................................................................
Troubleshooting An Internet Connection - How To Verify Tcp/ip144................................................................................................................................................................
Downloading Drivers And Updates145................................................................................................................................................................
Using Toshiba Service Station145................................................................................................................................................................
Manually Download And Install Drivers And Updates146................................................................................................................................................................
How To Determine The Correct Drivers To Download146................................................................................................................................................................
Dvd Operating Problems147................................................................................................................................................................
Develop Good Computing Habits149................................................................................................................................................................
Data And System Configuration Backup In The Windows Operating System150................................................................................................................................................................
Additional Help154................................................................................................................................................................
If You Need Further Assistance154................................................................................................................................................................
Contacting Toshiba154................................................................................................................................................................
Other Toshiba Internet Web Sites155................................................................................................................................................................
Toshiba's Worldwide Offices155................................................................................................................................................................
Appendix A: Toshiba Function Keys157................................................................................................................................................................
Functions157................................................................................................................................................................
Display Brightness158................................................................................................................................................................
Output (display Switch)158................................................................................................................................................................
Media Buttons159................................................................................................................................................................
Volume Mute159................................................................................................................................................................
Disabling Or Enabling Wireless Devices160................................................................................................................................................................
Zoom In/out160................................................................................................................................................................
Zoom (display Resolution)160................................................................................................................................................................
Appendix B: Power Cord/cable Connectors161................................................................................................................................................................
Glossary162................................................................................................................................................................
Index176................................................................................................................................................................

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Toshiba C50 Series User Manual

Toshiba C50 Series User Manual (170 pages)

Brand: Toshiba | Category: Laptop | Size: 7.48 MB
Table of contents
Wireless Interoperability7................................................................................................................................................................
Wireless Lan And Your Health8................................................................................................................................................................
Optical Disc Drive Safety Instructions9................................................................................................................................................................
Regulatory Statements11................................................................................................................................................................
Device Authorization16................................................................................................................................................................
Table Of Contents20................................................................................................................................................................
Introduction25................................................................................................................................................................
This Guide27................................................................................................................................................................
Safety Icons28................................................................................................................................................................
Other Icons Used28................................................................................................................................................................
Your Computer's Features And Specifications29................................................................................................................................................................
Documentation29................................................................................................................................................................
Service Options29................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 1: Getting Started30................................................................................................................................................................
Selecting A Place To Work30................................................................................................................................................................
Setting Up A Work Environment30................................................................................................................................................................
Keeping Yourself Comfortable31................................................................................................................................................................
Computer User Comfort Recommendations31................................................................................................................................................................
Good Working Posture31................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Notebook With An External Keyboard, Mouse Or Monitor32................................................................................................................................................................
Typing Style33................................................................................................................................................................
Taking Breaks And Varying Tasks34................................................................................................................................................................
Mobile Computing Tips34................................................................................................................................................................
Transporting The Notebook34................................................................................................................................................................
Seeking Additional Help35................................................................................................................................................................
Check List35................................................................................................................................................................
Precautions36................................................................................................................................................................
Important Information On Your Computer's Cooling Fan38................................................................................................................................................................
Setting Up Your Computer38................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting To A Power Source39................................................................................................................................................................
Charging The Main Battery40................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Computer For The First Time41................................................................................................................................................................
Initial Setup41................................................................................................................................................................
Setting Up Your Software42................................................................................................................................................................
Registering Your Computer With Toshiba42................................................................................................................................................................
To Shut Down Your Computer43................................................................................................................................................................
To Restart Your Computer44................................................................................................................................................................
To Place Your Computer In Sleep Mode44................................................................................................................................................................
Adding Optional External Devices45................................................................................................................................................................
Adding Memory45................................................................................................................................................................
Recovering The Internal Storage Drive45................................................................................................................................................................
Creating Recovery Media46................................................................................................................................................................
Restoring From Recovery Media49................................................................................................................................................................
Refresh Your Pc (with User's Data)50................................................................................................................................................................
Reset Your Pc52................................................................................................................................................................
Installing Drivers And Applications55................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Touch Pad56................................................................................................................................................................
Adjusting Touch Pad Settings58................................................................................................................................................................
Disabling Or Enabling The Touch Pad59................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting An External Device59................................................................................................................................................................
Using External Display Devices60................................................................................................................................................................
Selecting Video Cables60................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting An Hdmi™-compatible Television Or Display Device60................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting An External Monitor Or Projector61................................................................................................................................................................
Directing The Display Output When You Turn On The Computer61................................................................................................................................................................
Adjusting The Quality Of The External Display62................................................................................................................................................................
Customizing Your Computer's Settings62................................................................................................................................................................
Caring For Your Computer63................................................................................................................................................................
Cleaning The Computer63................................................................................................................................................................
Moving The Computer63................................................................................................................................................................
Using A Computer Lock64................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 2: Learning The Basics65................................................................................................................................................................
Computing Tips65................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Keyboard66................................................................................................................................................................
Function Keys67................................................................................................................................................................
Special Windows ® Keys68................................................................................................................................................................
Touch Screen68................................................................................................................................................................
Touch Screen Navigation68................................................................................................................................................................
Mouse Properties69................................................................................................................................................................
Starting An App70................................................................................................................................................................
Starting An App From The Start Screen70................................................................................................................................................................
Saving Your Work71................................................................................................................................................................
Backing Up Your Work71................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Optical Disc Drive71................................................................................................................................................................
Optical Disc Drive Components72................................................................................................................................................................
Media Control Buttons73................................................................................................................................................................
Inserting An Optical Disc73................................................................................................................................................................
Playing Optical Media74................................................................................................................................................................
Recording Optical Media74................................................................................................................................................................
Removing A Disc With The Computer On75................................................................................................................................................................
Removing A Disc With The Computer Off76................................................................................................................................................................
Toshiba's Online Resources76................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 3: Mobile Computing77................................................................................................................................................................
Toshiba's Energy-saver Design77................................................................................................................................................................
Running The Computer On Battery Power77................................................................................................................................................................
Battery Notice78................................................................................................................................................................
Power Management79................................................................................................................................................................
Charging Batteries79................................................................................................................................................................
Monitoring Battery Power80................................................................................................................................................................
Determining Remaining Battery Power81................................................................................................................................................................
What To Do When The Main Battery Runs Low82................................................................................................................................................................
Setting Battery Notifications82................................................................................................................................................................
Conserving Battery Power83................................................................................................................................................................
Power Plans84................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Eco Power Plan85................................................................................................................................................................
Changing The Main Battery86................................................................................................................................................................
Removing The Battery From The Computer87................................................................................................................................................................
Inserting A Charged Battery88................................................................................................................................................................
Taking Care Of Your Battery89................................................................................................................................................................
Safety Precautions89................................................................................................................................................................
Maintaining Your Battery90................................................................................................................................................................
Disposing Of Used Batteries90................................................................................................................................................................
Traveling Tips91................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 4: Exploring Your Computer's Features93................................................................................................................................................................
Exploring The Start Screen93................................................................................................................................................................
Charms94................................................................................................................................................................
Tiles95................................................................................................................................................................
Exploring The Desktop95................................................................................................................................................................
Finding Your Way Around The Desktop95................................................................................................................................................................
Windows Store97................................................................................................................................................................
Setting Up For Communications98................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting Your Computer To A Network99................................................................................................................................................................
Exploring Audio Features99................................................................................................................................................................
Recording Sounds99................................................................................................................................................................
Using External Speakers Or Headphones100................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Web Camera101................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Memory Card Reader101................................................................................................................................................................
Inserting Memory Media102................................................................................................................................................................
Removing Memory Media102................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 5: Utilities104................................................................................................................................................................
Eco Utility105................................................................................................................................................................
Password Utility106................................................................................................................................................................
Using A Supervisor Password106................................................................................................................................................................
Using A User Password108................................................................................................................................................................
Deleting A User Password110................................................................................................................................................................
System Settings111................................................................................................................................................................
Function Key113................................................................................................................................................................
Recovery Media Creator114................................................................................................................................................................
Service Station114................................................................................................................................................................
Toshiba Application Installer115................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 6: If Something Goes Wrong116................................................................................................................................................................
Problems That Are Easy To Fix116................................................................................................................................................................
Problems When You Turn On The Computer117................................................................................................................................................................
The Windows ® Operating System Is Not119................................................................................................................................................................
Working119................................................................................................................................................................
Using Startup Options To Fix Problems120................................................................................................................................................................
Internet Problems122................................................................................................................................................................
The Windows Operating System Can Help You123................................................................................................................................................................
Fixing A Problem With Device Manager123................................................................................................................................................................
Checking Device Properties123................................................................................................................................................................
Power And The Batteries124................................................................................................................................................................
Keyboard Problems126................................................................................................................................................................
Display Problems126................................................................................................................................................................
Disk Or Storage Drive Problems128................................................................................................................................................................
Error-checking128................................................................................................................................................................
Optical Disc Drive Problems130................................................................................................................................................................
Sound System Problems131................................................................................................................................................................
Printer Problems131................................................................................................................................................................
Wireless Networking Problems132................................................................................................................................................................
Dvd Operating Problems134................................................................................................................................................................
Develop Good Computing Habits135................................................................................................................................................................
Data And System Configuration Backup In The Windows Operating System136................................................................................................................................................................
If You Need Further Assistance140................................................................................................................................................................
Contacting Toshiba141................................................................................................................................................................
Other Toshiba Internet Web Sites141................................................................................................................................................................
Toshiba's Worldwide Offices141................................................................................................................................................................
Appendix A: Toshiba Function Keys143................................................................................................................................................................
Functions143................................................................................................................................................................
Help File144................................................................................................................................................................
Display Brightness144................................................................................................................................................................
Output (display Switch)145................................................................................................................................................................
Media Buttons146................................................................................................................................................................
Volume Mute147................................................................................................................................................................
Disabling Or Enabling Wireless Devices147................................................................................................................................................................
Keyboard Function Keys147................................................................................................................................................................
Zoom (display Resolution)147................................................................................................................................................................
Appendix B: Power Cord/cable Connectors148................................................................................................................................................................
Glossary149................................................................................................................................................................
Index164................................................................................................................................................................

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