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Toshiba Satellite 1750 User Manual

Toshiba Satellite 1750 User Manual (246 pages)

1750 User's Guide  
Brand: Toshiba | Category: Laptop | Size: 3.43 MB
Table of contents
Industry Canada Requirement4................................................................................................................................................................
Fcc Requirements4................................................................................................................................................................
Type Of Service5................................................................................................................................................................
Telephone Company Procedures5................................................................................................................................................................
If Problems Arise5................................................................................................................................................................
Fax Branding6................................................................................................................................................................
Energy Star Compliance10................................................................................................................................................................
Table Of Contents11................................................................................................................................................................
Introduction19................................................................................................................................................................
This Guide19................................................................................................................................................................
Safety Icons20................................................................................................................................................................
Other Icons Used21................................................................................................................................................................
Other Documentation21................................................................................................................................................................
Service Options22................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 1: Finding Your Way Around23................................................................................................................................................................
Making Sure You Have Everything23................................................................................................................................................................
Front With The Display Closed24................................................................................................................................................................
Front Panel Controls24................................................................................................................................................................
Back27................................................................................................................................................................
Right Side29................................................................................................................................................................
Left Side30................................................................................................................................................................
Front With The Display Open31................................................................................................................................................................
System Indicator Panel33................................................................................................................................................................
Underside34................................................................................................................................................................
Selecting A Place To Work35................................................................................................................................................................
Creating A Computer-friendly Environment35................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 2: Getting Started35................................................................................................................................................................
Keeping Yourself Comfortable36................................................................................................................................................................
Placement Of The Computer37................................................................................................................................................................
Seating And Posture37................................................................................................................................................................
Arms And Wrists39................................................................................................................................................................
Work Habits39................................................................................................................................................................
Precautions40................................................................................................................................................................
Setting Up Your Computer41................................................................................................................................................................
Installing Additional Memory (optional)42................................................................................................................................................................
Removing A Memory Module44................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting A Mouse45................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting A Printer46................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting The Ac Adapter47................................................................................................................................................................
Charging The Battery49................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Computer For The First Time50................................................................................................................................................................
Opening The Display Panel50................................................................................................................................................................
Turning On The Power50................................................................................................................................................................
Adjusting Brightness And Contrast51................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Accupoint Ii Pointing Device52................................................................................................................................................................
Setting Up Your Software53................................................................................................................................................................
Setting Up A Printer54................................................................................................................................................................
Customizing Your Computer's Settings57................................................................................................................................................................
Turning Off The Computer58................................................................................................................................................................
Caring For Your Computer59................................................................................................................................................................
Cleaning The Computer59................................................................................................................................................................
Moving The Computer59................................................................................................................................................................
Using A Computer Lock60................................................................................................................................................................
Computing Tips61................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 3: Learning The Basics61................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Keyboard62................................................................................................................................................................
Character Keys63................................................................................................................................................................
Ctrl, Fn, And Alt Keys63................................................................................................................................................................
Function Keys64................................................................................................................................................................
Windows Special Keys64................................................................................................................................................................
Overlay Keys64................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Cursor Control Overlay65................................................................................................................................................................
Starting A Program66................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Front Panel Control Buttons In Ap Mode66................................................................................................................................................................
Programming The Front Panel Control Buttons For Ap Mode67................................................................................................................................................................
Saving Your Work69................................................................................................................................................................
Printing Your Work70................................................................................................................................................................
Using Diskettes70................................................................................................................................................................
Inserting And Removing Diskettes71................................................................................................................................................................
Caring For Diskettes71................................................................................................................................................................
Backing Up Your Files72................................................................................................................................................................
Copying To A Diskette72................................................................................................................................................................
Playing Cds Or Dvds73................................................................................................................................................................
Inserting A Disc Into The Cd-rom Or Dvd-rom Drive73................................................................................................................................................................
Viewing The Contents Of A Cd Or Dvd75................................................................................................................................................................
Playing Audio Cds76................................................................................................................................................................
Playing Dvds78................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Windvd Toolbar79................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Windvd Status Bar80................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Windvd Control Panel80................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Control Panel Playback Buttons82................................................................................................................................................................
Maximizing The Video Window84................................................................................................................................................................
Using Playlists84................................................................................................................................................................
Setting General Properties87................................................................................................................................................................
Setting Audio Properties89................................................................................................................................................................
Setting Display Properties91................................................................................................................................................................
Customizing The Control Panel92................................................................................................................................................................
Using Windvd Advanced Features92................................................................................................................................................................
Adjusting The Color Balance97................................................................................................................................................................
Launching An Internet Browser From Windvd98................................................................................................................................................................
Exiting Windvd98................................................................................................................................................................
Removing A Disc99................................................................................................................................................................
Caring For Compact Discs100................................................................................................................................................................
Setting Up For Communications100................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting The Modem To A Telephone Line101................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting Your Computer To A Network101................................................................................................................................................................
Powering Down The Computer102................................................................................................................................................................
Shut Down Command102................................................................................................................................................................
Hibernation Command103................................................................................................................................................................
Standby Command104................................................................................................................................................................
Using Shut Down105................................................................................................................................................................
Using Hibernation Mode107................................................................................................................................................................
Using Standby108................................................................................................................................................................
Starting Again From Standby110................................................................................................................................................................
Toshiba's Energy-saver Design111................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 4: Mobile Computing111................................................................................................................................................................
Managing Power Usage112................................................................................................................................................................
Running The Computer On Battery Power113................................................................................................................................................................
Using Additional Battery Packs113................................................................................................................................................................
Battery Safety Precautions114................................................................................................................................................................
Maximizing Battery Life114................................................................................................................................................................
Charging Batteries115................................................................................................................................................................
Charging The Main Battery115................................................................................................................................................................
Charging The Rtc Battery116................................................................................................................................................................
Monitoring Battery Power117................................................................................................................................................................
Determining Remaining Battery Power117................................................................................................................................................................
Conserving Battery Power118................................................................................................................................................................
What To Do When The Battery Runs Low119................................................................................................................................................................
Changing The Main Battery121................................................................................................................................................................
Removing The Battery121................................................................................................................................................................
Inserting A Charged Battery122................................................................................................................................................................
Disposing Of Used Batteries Safely123................................................................................................................................................................
Traveling Tips124................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 5: Getting To Know Windows Millennium Edition125................................................................................................................................................................
Lesson 1: Exploring The Desktop126................................................................................................................................................................
Finding Your Way Around The Desktop126................................................................................................................................................................
Start Button130................................................................................................................................................................
System Tray131................................................................................................................................................................
Windows Millennium Edition File System133................................................................................................................................................................
Lesson 2: Using The Accupoint Ii Pointing Device134................................................................................................................................................................
Lesson 3: Learning About The Internet136................................................................................................................................................................
Exploring The Web Tutorial137................................................................................................................................................................
Lesson 4: Creating A New Document140................................................................................................................................................................
Lesson 5: Creating A New Folder142................................................................................................................................................................
Lesson 6: Starting Programs143................................................................................................................................................................
Lesson 7: Resizing, Repositioning, And Hiding Windows145................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Taskbar146................................................................................................................................................................
Minimizing And Maximizing Windows146................................................................................................................................................................
Resizing And Moving Windows147................................................................................................................................................................
Lesson 8: Closing Programs148................................................................................................................................................................
Lesson 9: Creating Shortcuts149................................................................................................................................................................
Creating A Shortcut To The Calculator149................................................................................................................................................................
Creating A Shortcut To The Character Map150................................................................................................................................................................
Lesson 10: Changing The Screensaver152................................................................................................................................................................
Lesson 11: Setting The Date And Time154................................................................................................................................................................
Lesson 12: Removing Objects From The Desktop156................................................................................................................................................................
Lesson 13: Using System Restore158................................................................................................................................................................
Windows Millennium Edition Help159................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Online Tours And Tutorials161................................................................................................................................................................
Lesson 15: Turning Off Your Computer162................................................................................................................................................................
Windows Millennium Edition Special Features163................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 6: Exploring Your Options163................................................................................................................................................................
Personalizing Your Desktop164................................................................................................................................................................
Customizing The Taskbar164................................................................................................................................................................
Bringing The World To Your Desktop165................................................................................................................................................................
Personalizing Individual Windows166................................................................................................................................................................
Adding A Background To A Window166................................................................................................................................................................
Customizing Window Toolbars167................................................................................................................................................................
Displaying A Toolbar In A Window168................................................................................................................................................................
Using Your Computer At The Office169................................................................................................................................................................
Exchanging Data With Another Computer169................................................................................................................................................................
Transferring Files169................................................................................................................................................................
Getting Help Transferring Files170................................................................................................................................................................
Sending A Fax170................................................................................................................................................................
An Overview Of Using The Internet170................................................................................................................................................................
The Internet171................................................................................................................................................................
The World Wide Web171................................................................................................................................................................
Internet Service Providers171................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting To The Internet171................................................................................................................................................................
Surfing The Internet172................................................................................................................................................................
Internet Features173................................................................................................................................................................
Uploading And Downloading Files From The Internet173................................................................................................................................................................
Toshiba's Online Resources174................................................................................................................................................................
Exploring Audio Features174................................................................................................................................................................
Recording Sounds174................................................................................................................................................................
Adjusting Recording Quality175................................................................................................................................................................
Using External Speakers Or Headphones176................................................................................................................................................................
Using Pc Cards176................................................................................................................................................................
Pc Card Supporting Software177................................................................................................................................................................
Inserting Pc Cards177................................................................................................................................................................
Removing Pc Cards178................................................................................................................................................................
Hot Swapping179................................................................................................................................................................
Emulating A Full-size Keyboard180................................................................................................................................................................
Problems That Are Easy To Fix181................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 7: If Something Goes Wrong181................................................................................................................................................................
Problems When You Turn On The Computer184................................................................................................................................................................
Windows Millennium Edition Is Not Working185................................................................................................................................................................
Using Startup Options To Fix Problems185................................................................................................................................................................
Safe Mode186................................................................................................................................................................
Internet Problems188................................................................................................................................................................
Windows Millennium Edition Can Help You189................................................................................................................................................................
Resolving A Hardware Conflict190................................................................................................................................................................
A Plan Of Action190................................................................................................................................................................
Resolving Hardware Conflicts On Your Own191................................................................................................................................................................
Fixing A Problem With Device Manager193................................................................................................................................................................
Memory Card Problems194................................................................................................................................................................
Power Problems195................................................................................................................................................................
Keyboard Problems197................................................................................................................................................................
Accupoint Ii Problems198................................................................................................................................................................
Display Problems199................................................................................................................................................................
Disk Drive Problems201................................................................................................................................................................
Cd-rom/dvd-rom Drive Problems203................................................................................................................................................................
Sound System Problems204................................................................................................................................................................
Pc Card Problems204................................................................................................................................................................
Card Information Structure205................................................................................................................................................................
Resolving Pc Card Problems206................................................................................................................................................................
Printer Problems208................................................................................................................................................................
Modem Problems209................................................................................................................................................................
Develop Good Computing Habits210................................................................................................................................................................
Using Virtualtech211................................................................................................................................................................
If You Need Further Assistance212................................................................................................................................................................
Before You Call212................................................................................................................................................................
Contacting Toshiba213................................................................................................................................................................
Other Toshiba Internet Web Sites214................................................................................................................................................................
Toshiba's Worldwide Offices215................................................................................................................................................................
Appendix A: Hot Keys219................................................................................................................................................................
Instant Password Security220................................................................................................................................................................
Keyboard Hot Keys220................................................................................................................................................................
Appendix B: Power Cable Connectors221................................................................................................................................................................
Glossary223................................................................................................................................................................
Index237................................................................................................................................................................

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