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Toshiba M200/M205 User Manual

Toshiba M200/M205 User Manual (290 pages)

Toshiba User's Guide Notebook Computer M200/M205  
Brand: Toshiba | Category: Laptop | Size: 3.64 MB
Table of contents
Industry Canada Requirement4................................................................................................................................................................
Fcc Requirements4................................................................................................................................................................
Telephone Company Procedures5................................................................................................................................................................
If Problems Arise5................................................................................................................................................................
Fax Branding5................................................................................................................................................................
Wireless Interoperability7................................................................................................................................................................
Wireless Lan And Your Health8................................................................................................................................................................
Regulatory Information8................................................................................................................................................................
Device Authorization14................................................................................................................................................................
Radio Approvals For Wireless Devices14................................................................................................................................................................
Bluetooth Wireless Technology Interoperability20................................................................................................................................................................
Bluetooth Wireless Technology And Your Health21................................................................................................................................................................
Regulatory Statements21................................................................................................................................................................
Table Of Contents28................................................................................................................................................................
Introduction37................................................................................................................................................................
This Guide38................................................................................................................................................................
Safety Icons39................................................................................................................................................................
Other Icons Used40................................................................................................................................................................
Other Documentation40................................................................................................................................................................
Service Options41................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 1: Getting Started42................................................................................................................................................................
Selecting A Place To Work42................................................................................................................................................................
Creating A Computer-friendly Environment42................................................................................................................................................................
Keeping Yourself Comfortable43................................................................................................................................................................
Precautions43................................................................................................................................................................
Important Information On Your Computer's Cooling Fan46................................................................................................................................................................
Setting Up Your Computer46................................................................................................................................................................
Setting Up Your Software47................................................................................................................................................................
Registering Your Computer With Toshiba48................................................................................................................................................................
Adding External Devices48................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting To A Power Source49................................................................................................................................................................
Charging The Main Battery52................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Computer For The First Time53................................................................................................................................................................
Opening The Display Panel53................................................................................................................................................................
Your Computer's Features And Specifications54................................................................................................................................................................
Turning On The Power54................................................................................................................................................................
Adding Memory55................................................................................................................................................................
Installing A Memory Module56................................................................................................................................................................
Removing A Memory Module60................................................................................................................................................................
Checking Total Memory62................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting An External Usb Mouse62................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting An External Usb Keyboard63................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting A Printer63................................................................................................................................................................
Setting Up A Printer64................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting The Modem65................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting To A Phone Line66................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting To A Network67................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Touchpad67................................................................................................................................................................
Primary And Secondary Control Buttons67................................................................................................................................................................
Disabling Or Enabling The Touchpad68................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Cross-functional Button70................................................................................................................................................................
Turning Off The Computer70................................................................................................................................................................
Closing The Display Panel71................................................................................................................................................................
Different Ways To Turn The Computer On And Off71................................................................................................................................................................
Using Your Computer In Tablet Mode72................................................................................................................................................................
Customizing Your Computer's Settings74................................................................................................................................................................
Caring For Your Computer74................................................................................................................................................................
Cleaning The Computer74................................................................................................................................................................
Moving The Computer75................................................................................................................................................................
Using A Computer Lock75................................................................................................................................................................
Computing Tips77................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 2: Learning The Basics77................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Keyboard78................................................................................................................................................................
Character Keys79................................................................................................................................................................
Keyboard79................................................................................................................................................................
Ctrl, Fn, And Alt Keys80................................................................................................................................................................
Function Keys80................................................................................................................................................................
Windows ® Special Keys81................................................................................................................................................................
Overlay Keys81................................................................................................................................................................
Starting A Program83................................................................................................................................................................
Saving Your Work84................................................................................................................................................................
Saving Files84................................................................................................................................................................
File Names85................................................................................................................................................................
Printing Your Work86................................................................................................................................................................
Backing Up Your Work87................................................................................................................................................................
Restoring Your Work87................................................................................................................................................................
Playing Audio88................................................................................................................................................................
Powering Down The Computer90................................................................................................................................................................
Turn Off Or Shut Down Command90................................................................................................................................................................
Restart Command91................................................................................................................................................................
Hibernation Command91................................................................................................................................................................
Standby Command92................................................................................................................................................................
Using Turn Off Or Shut Down92................................................................................................................................................................
Turning Off More Quickly93................................................................................................................................................................
Starting Again After Turn Off Or Shut Down95................................................................................................................................................................
Using Hibernation95................................................................................................................................................................
Enabling The Hibernation Command95................................................................................................................................................................
Going Into Hibernation Mode95................................................................................................................................................................
Going Into Hibernation Mode More Quickly96................................................................................................................................................................
Starting Again From Hibernation98................................................................................................................................................................
Using Standby98................................................................................................................................................................
Going Into Standby Mode More Quickly99................................................................................................................................................................
Starting Again From Standby101................................................................................................................................................................
Toshiba's Online Resources101................................................................................................................................................................
Toshiba's Energy-saver Design102................................................................................................................................................................
Running The Computer On Battery Power102................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 3: Mobile Computing102................................................................................................................................................................
Battery Notice103................................................................................................................................................................
Power Management104................................................................................................................................................................
Using Additional Batteries104................................................................................................................................................................
Charging Batteries105................................................................................................................................................................
Charging The Rtc Battery106................................................................................................................................................................
Monitoring Main Battery Power107................................................................................................................................................................
Determining Remaining Battery Power109................................................................................................................................................................
What To Do When The Main Battery Runs Low111................................................................................................................................................................
Setting Battery Alarms111................................................................................................................................................................
Conserving Battery Power112................................................................................................................................................................
Power Profiles113................................................................................................................................................................
Using A Hot Key To Set The Power Profile114................................................................................................................................................................
Changing The Main Battery115................................................................................................................................................................
Removing The Battery From The Computer115................................................................................................................................................................
Inserting A Charged Battery118................................................................................................................................................................
Taking Care Of Your Battery119................................................................................................................................................................
Safety Precautions119................................................................................................................................................................
Maximizing Battery Life120................................................................................................................................................................
Disposing Of Used Batteries121................................................................................................................................................................
Traveling Tips122................................................................................................................................................................
Using Your Computer At The Office123................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 4: Expansion Options123................................................................................................................................................................
Using An Optional External Dvd-rom Drive124................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting An Optional External Dvd Drive124................................................................................................................................................................
Inserting Discs (cd Or Dvd)125................................................................................................................................................................
Removing Discs (cd Or Dvd)126................................................................................................................................................................
Caring For Cds And Dvds127................................................................................................................................................................
Using External Display Devices128................................................................................................................................................................
Directing The Display Output When You Turn On The Computer128................................................................................................................................................................
Adjusting The Quality Of The External Display129................................................................................................................................................................
Display Limitations130................................................................................................................................................................
Using Tablet Mode130................................................................................................................................................................
Preparing To Use The Tablet131................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Toshiba Tablet Pen134................................................................................................................................................................
Configuration135................................................................................................................................................................
Using The I.link ® Port135................................................................................................................................................................
Using Pc Cards135................................................................................................................................................................
Inserting A Pc Card136................................................................................................................................................................
Removing A Pc Card137................................................................................................................................................................
Hot Swapping Pc Cards137................................................................................................................................................................
Using An Optional Sd™ Card138................................................................................................................................................................
Installing Sd™ Card Drivers138................................................................................................................................................................
Installing The Sd™card In The Sd Slot139................................................................................................................................................................
Formatting An Optional Sd™ Card139................................................................................................................................................................
Sd™ Card139................................................................................................................................................................
Removing An Optional Sd™ Card140................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 5: Exploring Your Computer's Features141................................................................................................................................................................
Personalizing Your Desktop142................................................................................................................................................................
Customizing The Taskbar142................................................................................................................................................................
Bringing The World To Your Desktop143................................................................................................................................................................
Changing Desktop And Browsing Style144................................................................................................................................................................
Personalizing Individual Windows145................................................................................................................................................................
Customizing Window Toolbars146................................................................................................................................................................
Displaying Information About Each Folder147................................................................................................................................................................
Setting Up For Communications148................................................................................................................................................................
Determining The Com Port149................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Ethernet Lan Port150................................................................................................................................................................
Accessing A Lan151................................................................................................................................................................
Using Wireless Lan Connectivity151................................................................................................................................................................
An Overview Of Using The Internet152................................................................................................................................................................
The Internet152................................................................................................................................................................
The World Wide Web152................................................................................................................................................................
Internet Service Providers153................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting To The Internet153................................................................................................................................................................
Surfing The Internet154................................................................................................................................................................
Internet Features154................................................................................................................................................................
Uploading To, And Downloading Files From The Internet155................................................................................................................................................................
Using Audio Features155................................................................................................................................................................
Using External Speakers Or Headphones155................................................................................................................................................................
Recording Sounds156................................................................................................................................................................
Using A Microphone157................................................................................................................................................................
Adjusting Recording Settings158................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 6: Toshiba Utilities159................................................................................................................................................................
Fn-esse160................................................................................................................................................................
Starting Fn-esse160................................................................................................................................................................
Assigning A Key To A Program Or Document161................................................................................................................................................................
Viewing Existing Key Assignments163................................................................................................................................................................
Changing Or Removing Existing Key Assignments164................................................................................................................................................................
Hotkey Utility164................................................................................................................................................................
Toshiba Console165................................................................................................................................................................
Customize Your Computer166................................................................................................................................................................
Network166................................................................................................................................................................
Security166................................................................................................................................................................
Toshiba Hardware Setup169................................................................................................................................................................
The Toshiba Rotation Utility170................................................................................................................................................................
Cross Menu Utility174................................................................................................................................................................
Toshiba Tablet Access Code Utility176................................................................................................................................................................
Toshiba Zooming Utility177................................................................................................................................................................
Toshiba Sd Memory Card Format178................................................................................................................................................................
Toshiba Sd Memory Boot Utility179................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 7: Keeping Your Files Safe181................................................................................................................................................................
User-level Passwords182................................................................................................................................................................
Setting A User-level Password182................................................................................................................................................................
Disabling The User-level Password183................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Power-on (user-level) Password184................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Instant (user-level) Password184................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Hdd Password184................................................................................................................................................................
Setting A Hard Disk Drive User Only Password In System Setup185................................................................................................................................................................
Deleting Or Changing A Hard Disk Drive User Only Password In System Setup186................................................................................................................................................................
Setting A Hard Disk Drive Master And User Password In System Setup187................................................................................................................................................................
In System Setup189................................................................................................................................................................
Deleting The Hard Disk Drive Master And User Passwords In The System Setup190................................................................................................................................................................
Problems That Are Easy To Fix191................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 8: If Something Goes Wrong191................................................................................................................................................................
Problems When You Turn On The Computer193................................................................................................................................................................
The Windows ® Operating System Is Not Working195................................................................................................................................................................
Using Startup Options To Fix Problems196................................................................................................................................................................
Internet Problems197................................................................................................................................................................
Resolving A Hardware Conflict198................................................................................................................................................................
A Plan Of Action198................................................................................................................................................................
Resolving Hardware Conflicts On Your Own199................................................................................................................................................................
Fixing A Problem With Device Manager200................................................................................................................................................................
Memory Problems202................................................................................................................................................................
Power And The Batteries203................................................................................................................................................................
Keyboard Problems205................................................................................................................................................................
Display Problems206................................................................................................................................................................
Disk Drive Problems208................................................................................................................................................................
Dvd-rom Or Multi-function Drive Problems211................................................................................................................................................................
Sound System Problems212................................................................................................................................................................
Pc Card Problems212................................................................................................................................................................
Printer Problems216................................................................................................................................................................
Modem Problems217................................................................................................................................................................
Wireless Networking Problems218................................................................................................................................................................
Dvd Operating Problems221................................................................................................................................................................
Develop Good Computing Habits224................................................................................................................................................................
Windows Xp225................................................................................................................................................................
If You Need Further Assistance231................................................................................................................................................................
Before You Contact Toshiba231................................................................................................................................................................
Contacting Toshiba232................................................................................................................................................................
Other Toshiba Internet Web Sites233................................................................................................................................................................
Toshiba's Worldwide Offices233................................................................................................................................................................
Volume Mute235................................................................................................................................................................
Appendix A: Hot Keys235................................................................................................................................................................
Password Security236................................................................................................................................................................
Without A Password236................................................................................................................................................................
With A Password236................................................................................................................................................................
Charged237................................................................................................................................................................
Power Usage Mode238................................................................................................................................................................
Standby Mode238................................................................................................................................................................
Hibernation Mode239................................................................................................................................................................
Display Modes240................................................................................................................................................................
Display Brightness240................................................................................................................................................................
Disabling Or Enabling Wireless Devices241................................................................................................................................................................
Keyboard Hot Keys242................................................................................................................................................................
Zooming Applications In/out242................................................................................................................................................................
Appendix B: Power Cord/cable Connectors243................................................................................................................................................................
Usa And Canada243................................................................................................................................................................
United Kingdom243................................................................................................................................................................
Australia243................................................................................................................................................................
Europe243................................................................................................................................................................
Appendix C: Using Configfree™ With Your Toshiba Computer244................................................................................................................................................................
Getting Started245................................................................................................................................................................
Starting Configfree245................................................................................................................................................................
Configfree Utilities246................................................................................................................................................................
Connectivity Doctor247................................................................................................................................................................
Search For Wireless Devices250................................................................................................................................................................
Profile Settings255................................................................................................................................................................
Configfree Summit259................................................................................................................................................................
Quick Connect263................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Automatic Switch266................................................................................................................................................................
Semi-automatic Switch Feature266................................................................................................................................................................
Glossary268................................................................................................................................................................
Index283................................................................................................................................................................

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