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Toshiba M20-S258 User Manual

Toshiba M20-S258 User Manual (248 pages)

M20-S258 User's Guide  
Brand: Toshiba | Category: Laptop | Size: 3.82 MB
Table of contents
Industry Canada Requirement4................................................................................................................................................................
Fcc Requirements4................................................................................................................................................................
Type Of Service5................................................................................................................................................................
Telephone Company Procedures5................................................................................................................................................................
If Problems Arise5................................................................................................................................................................
Fax Branding6................................................................................................................................................................
Wireless Interoperability7................................................................................................................................................................
Wireless Lan And Your Health7................................................................................................................................................................
Regulatory Information8................................................................................................................................................................
Device Authorization13................................................................................................................................................................
Interference Statement14................................................................................................................................................................
Wireless Lan Card16................................................................................................................................................................
Regulatory Statements17................................................................................................................................................................
Table Of Contents23................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 1: Introduction30................................................................................................................................................................
This Guide30................................................................................................................................................................
Safety Icons31................................................................................................................................................................
Other Icons Used32................................................................................................................................................................
Other Documentation32................................................................................................................................................................
Service Options33................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 2: Finding Your Way Around34................................................................................................................................................................
Making Sure You Have Everything34................................................................................................................................................................
Front With The Display Panel Closed35................................................................................................................................................................
Back With Rear Panel Closed35................................................................................................................................................................
Back With Rear Panel Open37................................................................................................................................................................
Right Side37................................................................................................................................................................
Left Side38................................................................................................................................................................
Underside39................................................................................................................................................................
Keyboard And Display Features40................................................................................................................................................................
Front With The Display Panel Open40................................................................................................................................................................
Indicator Panel Lights42................................................................................................................................................................
Keyboard Indicator Panel Lights44................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 3: Getting Started45................................................................................................................................................................
Selecting A Place To Work45................................................................................................................................................................
Creating A Computer-friendly Environment45................................................................................................................................................................
Keeping Yourself Comfortable46................................................................................................................................................................
Placement Of The Computer47................................................................................................................................................................
Seating And Posture47................................................................................................................................................................
Other Precautions49................................................................................................................................................................
Setting Up Your Computer50................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting To A Power Source51................................................................................................................................................................
Turning On The Computer53................................................................................................................................................................
Opening The Display Panel53................................................................................................................................................................
Turning On The Power54................................................................................................................................................................
Setting Up Your Software55................................................................................................................................................................
Registering Your Computer With Toshiba55................................................................................................................................................................
Setting Up Other Devices55................................................................................................................................................................
Turning Off The Computer55................................................................................................................................................................
Closing The Display Panel56................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 4: Connecting Other External Devices57................................................................................................................................................................
Using External Display Devices57................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting The Display Device58................................................................................................................................................................
Directing The Display Output When You Turn On The Computer59................................................................................................................................................................
Adjusting The Quality Of The External Display60................................................................................................................................................................
Video Limitations61................................................................................................................................................................
Using An External Keyboard61................................................................................................................................................................
Making Your External Keyboard Emulate The Fn Key62................................................................................................................................................................
Using A Mouse62................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting A Serial Mouse63................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting A Usb Mouse63................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting A Ps/2 Mouse63................................................................................................................................................................
Using A Ps/2 Mouse Simultaneously With Accupoint Ii64................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting A Local Printer65................................................................................................................................................................
Setting Up Your Printer66................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting An External Diskette Drive70................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting External Speakers Or Headphones71................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting A Microphone71................................................................................................................................................................
Adding Memory71................................................................................................................................................................
Installing A Memory Module72................................................................................................................................................................
Removing A Memory Module74................................................................................................................................................................
Using Slim Selectbay ® Modules75................................................................................................................................................................
Removing A Module From The Slim Selectbay76................................................................................................................................................................
Inserting A Module Into The Slim Selectbay77................................................................................................................................................................
Inserting And Removing Hard Drives78................................................................................................................................................................
Inserting And Removing Pc Cards80................................................................................................................................................................
Inserting A Pc Card80................................................................................................................................................................
Removing A Pc Card82................................................................................................................................................................
Setting Up A Pc Card For Your Computer82................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting Your Modem To A Telephone Line83................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting To A Phone Line83................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 5: Learning The Basics85................................................................................................................................................................
Computing Tips85................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Keyboard87................................................................................................................................................................
Character Keys87................................................................................................................................................................
Making Your Keyboard Emulate A Full-size Keyboard87................................................................................................................................................................
Ctrl, Fn, And Alt Keys88................................................................................................................................................................
Function Keys88................................................................................................................................................................
Windows Special Keys89................................................................................................................................................................
Overlay Keys89................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Accupoint Ii Pointing Device91................................................................................................................................................................
Starting A Program92................................................................................................................................................................
Starting A Program From The Start Menu93................................................................................................................................................................
Starting A Program From Windows ® Explorer93................................................................................................................................................................
Starting A Program From The Run Dialog Box94................................................................................................................................................................
Saving Your Work95................................................................................................................................................................
Saving Files96................................................................................................................................................................
Printing Your Work97................................................................................................................................................................
Using A Compact Disc Drive98................................................................................................................................................................
Inserting Compact Discs100................................................................................................................................................................
Removing Compact Discs102................................................................................................................................................................
Caring For Cds And Dvds102................................................................................................................................................................
Using Pc Cards103................................................................................................................................................................
Hot Swapping103................................................................................................................................................................
Using Your Computer At The Office104................................................................................................................................................................
Using A Computer Lock104................................................................................................................................................................
Caring For Your Computer105................................................................................................................................................................
Cleaning The Computer106................................................................................................................................................................
Moving The Computer106................................................................................................................................................................
Backing Up Your Work106................................................................................................................................................................
Preparing For Communications107................................................................................................................................................................
Powering Down The Computer107................................................................................................................................................................
Using Turn Off Computer108................................................................................................................................................................
Shutting Down More Quickly109................................................................................................................................................................
Using Hibernation111................................................................................................................................................................
Using Standby113................................................................................................................................................................
Toshiba's Online Resources116................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 6: Mobile Computing117................................................................................................................................................................
Toshiba's Energy-saver Design117................................................................................................................................................................
Running The Computer On Battery Power118................................................................................................................................................................
Battery Notice118................................................................................................................................................................
Charging The Batteries119................................................................................................................................................................
Monitoring Battery Power120................................................................................................................................................................
What To Do When The Battery Alarm Sounds122................................................................................................................................................................
Changing Batteries123................................................................................................................................................................
Taking Care Of Your Battery125................................................................................................................................................................
Safety Precautions125................................................................................................................................................................
Maximizing Battery Life126................................................................................................................................................................
Disposing Of Used Batteries127................................................................................................................................................................
Conserving Power128................................................................................................................................................................
Power Usage Modes In Windows Xp129................................................................................................................................................................
Using A Hot Key To Set The Power Usage Mode129................................................................................................................................................................
Additional Options For Power130................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 7: Exploring Your Options131................................................................................................................................................................
Exploring The Desktop131................................................................................................................................................................
Finding Your Way Around The Desktop131................................................................................................................................................................
Exchanging Data With Another Computer134................................................................................................................................................................
Transferring Files134................................................................................................................................................................
Getting Help Transferring Files135................................................................................................................................................................
Setting Up For Communications135................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting The Modem To A Telephone Line137................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting Your Computer To A Network137................................................................................................................................................................
An Overview Of Using The Internet139................................................................................................................................................................
The Internet140................................................................................................................................................................
The World Wide Web140................................................................................................................................................................
Internet Service Providers140................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting To The Internet141................................................................................................................................................................
Surfing The Internet141................................................................................................................................................................
Internet Features142................................................................................................................................................................
Uploading And Downloading Files From The Internet143................................................................................................................................................................
Exploring Audio Features143................................................................................................................................................................
Playing An Audio Cd143................................................................................................................................................................
Playing Cds Using Auto-run144................................................................................................................................................................
Creating A Cd145................................................................................................................................................................
Recording Sounds145................................................................................................................................................................
Using A Microphone146................................................................................................................................................................
Using External Speakers Or Headphones147................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 8: Expansion Options149................................................................................................................................................................
Devices For Office Computing149................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting External (optional) Devices150................................................................................................................................................................
Using A Printer154................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting A Parallel Printer155................................................................................................................................................................
Using An External Monitor159................................................................................................................................................................
Selecting Video Cables160................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Wi-fi Mini Pci Module164................................................................................................................................................................
Accessing The Wi-fi164................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 9: Toshiba Utilities165................................................................................................................................................................
Fn-esse166................................................................................................................................................................
Starting Fn-esse166................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Keyboard Or Pointing Device To Assign Keys168................................................................................................................................................................
Viewing Existing Key Assignments169................................................................................................................................................................
Changing Or Removing Existing Key Assignments170................................................................................................................................................................
Hotkey Utility170................................................................................................................................................................
Toshiba Console171................................................................................................................................................................
Customizing Your Computer172................................................................................................................................................................
Network172................................................................................................................................................................
Security172................................................................................................................................................................
Power Management173................................................................................................................................................................
Creating A New Power Mode175................................................................................................................................................................
Customizing A Power Mode175................................................................................................................................................................
Slim Selectbay176................................................................................................................................................................
Slim Selectbay™ Service176................................................................................................................................................................
Toshiba Hardware Setup176................................................................................................................................................................
Toshiba Power Saver Utility179................................................................................................................................................................
Enabling Hibernation180................................................................................................................................................................
Setting User Passwords180................................................................................................................................................................
Using An Instant Password181................................................................................................................................................................
Setting A User Password181................................................................................................................................................................
Disabling A User Password182................................................................................................................................................................
Using A Supervisor Password183................................................................................................................................................................
Setting A Supervisor Password183................................................................................................................................................................
Deleting A Supervisor Password184................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 10: If Something Goes Wrong185................................................................................................................................................................
Problems That Are Easy To Fix185................................................................................................................................................................
Problems When You Turn On The Computer187................................................................................................................................................................
The Windows ® Operating System Is Not Working188................................................................................................................................................................
Using Startup Options To Fix Problems189................................................................................................................................................................
Internet Problems190................................................................................................................................................................
The Windows ® Xp Operating System Can Help You190................................................................................................................................................................
Resolving A Hardware Conflict191................................................................................................................................................................
A Plan Of Action191................................................................................................................................................................
Resolving Hardware Conflicts On Your Own192................................................................................................................................................................
Fixing A Problem With Device Manager193................................................................................................................................................................
Memory Problems195................................................................................................................................................................
Power And The Batteries195................................................................................................................................................................
Keyboard Problems197................................................................................................................................................................
Display Problems197................................................................................................................................................................
Disk Drive Problems199................................................................................................................................................................
Dvd-rom Or Dvd-rom/cd-rw Drive Problems202................................................................................................................................................................
Sound System Problems203................................................................................................................................................................
Pc Card Problems203................................................................................................................................................................
Resolving Pc Card Problems204................................................................................................................................................................
Printer Problems206................................................................................................................................................................
Modem Problems207................................................................................................................................................................
Develop Good Computing Habits208................................................................................................................................................................
If You Need Further Assistance209................................................................................................................................................................
Before You Call209................................................................................................................................................................
Contacting Toshiba210................................................................................................................................................................
Other Toshiba Internet Web Sites211................................................................................................................................................................
Toshiba's Worldwide Offices211................................................................................................................................................................
Appendix A: Hot Keys215................................................................................................................................................................
Without A Password216................................................................................................................................................................
With A Password216................................................................................................................................................................
Power Usage Mode217................................................................................................................................................................
Stand By Mode218................................................................................................................................................................
Hibernation Mode218................................................................................................................................................................
Display Modes219................................................................................................................................................................
Display Brightness219................................................................................................................................................................
Enabling A Wireless Device220................................................................................................................................................................
Keyboard Hot Keys220................................................................................................................................................................
Appendix B: Power Cable Connectors221................................................................................................................................................................
Glossary222................................................................................................................................................................
Index237................................................................................................................................................................

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