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Toshiba TECRA GMAD00134010 User Manual

Toshiba TECRA GMAD00134010 User Manual (254 pages)

Toshiba Laptop User Manual  
Brand: Toshiba | Category: Laptop | Size: 4.39 MB
Table of contents
Industry Canada Requirement4................................................................................................................................................................
Fcc Requirements4................................................................................................................................................................
Telephone Company Procedures5................................................................................................................................................................
If Problems Arise5................................................................................................................................................................
Fax Branding5................................................................................................................................................................
Wireless Interoperability7................................................................................................................................................................
Wireless Lan And Your Health7................................................................................................................................................................
Regulatory Information8................................................................................................................................................................
Device Authorization11................................................................................................................................................................
Radio Approvals For Wireless Devices12................................................................................................................................................................
Wireless Lan Card17................................................................................................................................................................
Bluetooth Wireless Technology Interoperability19................................................................................................................................................................
Bluetooth Wireless Technology And Your Health20................................................................................................................................................................
Regulatory Statements21................................................................................................................................................................
Table Of Contents27................................................................................................................................................................
Introduction35................................................................................................................................................................
This Guide36................................................................................................................................................................
Safety Icons37................................................................................................................................................................
Other Icons Used37................................................................................................................................................................
Other Documentation38................................................................................................................................................................
Service Options38................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 1: Getting Started39................................................................................................................................................................
Selecting A Place To Work39................................................................................................................................................................
Creating A Computer-friendly Environment39................................................................................................................................................................
Keeping Yourself Comfortable40................................................................................................................................................................
Precautions40................................................................................................................................................................
Important Information On Your Computer's Cooling Fan41................................................................................................................................................................
Setting Up Your Computer42................................................................................................................................................................
Setting Up Your Software42................................................................................................................................................................
Registering Your Computer With Toshiba43................................................................................................................................................................
Adding Optional External Devices43................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting To A Power Source44................................................................................................................................................................
Charging The Main Battery46................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Computer For The First Time47................................................................................................................................................................
Opening The Display Panel47................................................................................................................................................................
Your Computer's Features And Specifications48................................................................................................................................................................
Turning On The Power48................................................................................................................................................................
Adding Memory (optional)49................................................................................................................................................................
Installing A Memory Module50................................................................................................................................................................
Removing A Memory Module55................................................................................................................................................................
Checking Total Memory56................................................................................................................................................................
Hard Drive Recovery Utilities57................................................................................................................................................................
Creating Recovery Cds/dvds57................................................................................................................................................................
Recovery Partition59................................................................................................................................................................
Hard Disk Drive Recovery Using The Recovery Media63................................................................................................................................................................
Installing Drivers And Applications66................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Touchpad66................................................................................................................................................................
Scrolling With The Touchpad67................................................................................................................................................................
Control Buttons67................................................................................................................................................................
Disabling Or Enabling The Touchpad67................................................................................................................................................................
Using External Display Devices67................................................................................................................................................................
Directing The Display Output When You Turn On The Computer68................................................................................................................................................................
Adjusting The Quality Of The External Display69................................................................................................................................................................
Using An External Keyboard69................................................................................................................................................................
Using A Mouse69................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting A Printer69................................................................................................................................................................
Setting Up A Printer70................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting An Optional External Diskette Drive71................................................................................................................................................................
Turning Off The Computer71................................................................................................................................................................
Options For Turning Off The Computer72................................................................................................................................................................
Commands74................................................................................................................................................................
Using And Configuring Hibernation Mode76................................................................................................................................................................
Using And Configuring Standby Mode77................................................................................................................................................................
Closing The Display Panel78................................................................................................................................................................
Customizing Your Computer's Settings78................................................................................................................................................................
Caring For Your Computer79................................................................................................................................................................
Cleaning The Computer79................................................................................................................................................................
Moving The Computer79................................................................................................................................................................
Using A Computer Lock79................................................................................................................................................................
Computing Tips81................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 2: Learning The Basics81................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Keyboard83................................................................................................................................................................
Character Keys83................................................................................................................................................................
Keyboard83................................................................................................................................................................
Ctrl, Fn, And Alt Keys84................................................................................................................................................................
Function Keys84................................................................................................................................................................
Overlay Keys85................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Overlay To Type Numeric Data85................................................................................................................................................................
Starting A Program86................................................................................................................................................................
Starting A Program From The Start Menu86................................................................................................................................................................
Starting A Program From The Run Dialog Box88................................................................................................................................................................
Saving Your Work88................................................................................................................................................................
Printing Your Work90................................................................................................................................................................
Backing Up Your Work91................................................................................................................................................................
Restoring Your Work92................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Optical Drive92................................................................................................................................................................
Optical Drive Components93................................................................................................................................................................
Inserting A Compact Disc93................................................................................................................................................................
Playing An Audio Cd95................................................................................................................................................................
Playing Optical Media96................................................................................................................................................................
Creating A Cd/dvd96................................................................................................................................................................
Removing A Disc With The Computer On97................................................................................................................................................................
Removing A Disc With The Computer Off97................................................................................................................................................................
Caring For Cd Or Dvd Discs98................................................................................................................................................................
Toshiba's Online Resources98................................................................................................................................................................
Toshiba's Energy-saver Design99................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 3: Mobile Computing99................................................................................................................................................................
Running The Computer On Battery Power100................................................................................................................................................................
Battery Notice100................................................................................................................................................................
Power Management101................................................................................................................................................................
Using Additional Batteries102................................................................................................................................................................
Charging Batteries102................................................................................................................................................................
Charging The Rtc Battery103................................................................................................................................................................
Monitoring Main Battery Power104................................................................................................................................................................
Determining Remaining Battery Power106................................................................................................................................................................
What To Do When The Main Battery Runs Low106................................................................................................................................................................
Setting Battery Alarms107................................................................................................................................................................
Conserving Battery Power107................................................................................................................................................................
Power Profiles108................................................................................................................................................................
Using A Hot Key To Set The Power Profile109................................................................................................................................................................
Changing The Main Battery109................................................................................................................................................................
Removing The Battery From The Computer110................................................................................................................................................................
Inserting A Charged Battery111................................................................................................................................................................
Taking Care Of Your Battery113................................................................................................................................................................
Safety Precautions113................................................................................................................................................................
Maintaining Your Battery114................................................................................................................................................................
Disposing Of Used Batteries115................................................................................................................................................................
Traveling Tips116................................................................................................................................................................
Exploring The Desktop117................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 4: Exploring Your Computer's Features117................................................................................................................................................................
Finding Your Way Around The Desktop118................................................................................................................................................................
Setting Up For Communications120................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting A Modem To A Telephone Line121................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting Your Computer To A Network122................................................................................................................................................................
An Overview Of Using The Internet124................................................................................................................................................................
The Internet124................................................................................................................................................................
The World Wide Web125................................................................................................................................................................
Internet Service Providers125................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting To The Internet125................................................................................................................................................................
Surfing The Internet126................................................................................................................................................................
Internet Features126................................................................................................................................................................
Exploring Audio Features127................................................................................................................................................................
Recording Sounds127................................................................................................................................................................
Using External Speakers Or Headphones128................................................................................................................................................................
Using Pc Cards129................................................................................................................................................................
Inserting A Pc Card129................................................................................................................................................................
Removing A Pc Card130................................................................................................................................................................
Setting Up A Pc Card For Your Computer131................................................................................................................................................................
Using An Expresscard131................................................................................................................................................................
Inserting An Expresscard131................................................................................................................................................................
Removing An Expresscard132................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Bridge Media Adapter Slot133................................................................................................................................................................
Inserting Memory Media133................................................................................................................................................................
Removing Memory Media134................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 5: Utilities135................................................................................................................................................................
Toshiba Assist136................................................................................................................................................................
Connect137................................................................................................................................................................
Secure138................................................................................................................................................................
Protect & Fix139................................................................................................................................................................
Optimize140................................................................................................................................................................
Toshiba Application Installer141................................................................................................................................................................
Setting Passwords142................................................................................................................................................................
Using An Instant Password142................................................................................................................................................................
Using A Supervisor Password142................................................................................................................................................................
Using A User Password144................................................................................................................................................................
Deleting A User Password145................................................................................................................................................................
Toshiba Pc Diagnostic Tool Utility146................................................................................................................................................................
Toshiba Hdd Protection Utility147................................................................................................................................................................
Toshiba Sd™ Memory Card Format Utility148................................................................................................................................................................
Toshiba Power Saver149................................................................................................................................................................
Preset Power Profiles150................................................................................................................................................................
Quickly Creating A New Power Profile150................................................................................................................................................................
Customizing A Power Profile150................................................................................................................................................................
Mouse Utility151................................................................................................................................................................
Toshiba Hardware Setup152................................................................................................................................................................
Toshiba Zooming Utility153................................................................................................................................................................
Toshiba Button Controls155................................................................................................................................................................
Cd/dvd Drive Acoustic Silencer156................................................................................................................................................................
Toshiba Accessibility157................................................................................................................................................................
Fingerprint Authentication Utility158................................................................................................................................................................
Fingerprint Utility Limitations158................................................................................................................................................................
Fingerprint Enrollment158................................................................................................................................................................
Fingerprint Logon160................................................................................................................................................................
Power-on Security160................................................................................................................................................................
Control Center161................................................................................................................................................................
Password Bank163................................................................................................................................................................
Reader167................................................................................................................................................................
Fingerprint Reader Limitations168................................................................................................................................................................
Problems That Are Easy To Fix169................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 6: If Something Goes Wrong169................................................................................................................................................................
Problems When You Turn On The Computer171................................................................................................................................................................
The Windows ® Operating System Is Not Working173................................................................................................................................................................
Using Startup Options To Fix Problems173................................................................................................................................................................
Internet Problems174................................................................................................................................................................
Resolving A Hardware Conflict175................................................................................................................................................................
A Plan Of Action175................................................................................................................................................................
Resolving Hardware Conflicts On Your Own176................................................................................................................................................................
Fixing A Problem With Device Manager177................................................................................................................................................................
Memory Problems179................................................................................................................................................................
Power And The Batteries179................................................................................................................................................................
Keyboard Problems181................................................................................................................................................................
Display Problems181................................................................................................................................................................
Disk Drive Problems183................................................................................................................................................................
Optical Drive Problems185................................................................................................................................................................
Sound System Problems186................................................................................................................................................................
Pc Card Problems186................................................................................................................................................................
Expresscard™ Problems189................................................................................................................................................................
Printer Problems191................................................................................................................................................................
Modem Problems192................................................................................................................................................................
Wireless Networking Problems193................................................................................................................................................................
Dvd Operating Problems195................................................................................................................................................................
Develop Good Computing Habits197................................................................................................................................................................
Windows ® Operating System198................................................................................................................................................................
If You Need Further Assistance202................................................................................................................................................................
Before You Contact Toshiba202................................................................................................................................................................
Contacting Toshiba203................................................................................................................................................................
Other Toshiba Internet Web Sites203................................................................................................................................................................
Toshiba's Worldwide Offices204................................................................................................................................................................
Volume Mute206................................................................................................................................................................
Password Security206................................................................................................................................................................
Without A Password206................................................................................................................................................................
Appendix A: Hot Keys206................................................................................................................................................................
With A Password207................................................................................................................................................................
Maintaining Security When The Battery Is Not Fully Charged207................................................................................................................................................................
Power Profile208................................................................................................................................................................
Standby Mode208................................................................................................................................................................
Hibernation Mode209................................................................................................................................................................
Display Modes210................................................................................................................................................................
Display Brightness210................................................................................................................................................................
Disabling Or Enabling Wireless Devices211................................................................................................................................................................
Zooming Applications In/out211................................................................................................................................................................
Keyboard Hot Keys212................................................................................................................................................................
Appendix B: Power Cord/cable Connectors213................................................................................................................................................................
Toshiba Computer214................................................................................................................................................................
Getting Started215................................................................................................................................................................
Starting Configfree215................................................................................................................................................................
Configfree Utilities217................................................................................................................................................................
Connectivity Doctor217................................................................................................................................................................
Search For Wireless Devices219................................................................................................................................................................
Profile Settings224................................................................................................................................................................
Configfree Summit226................................................................................................................................................................
Quick Connect230................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Automatic Switch232................................................................................................................................................................
Semi-automatic Switch Feature233................................................................................................................................................................
Glossary234................................................................................................................................................................
Index248................................................................................................................................................................
Special Windows ® Keys251................................................................................................................................................................

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