Toshiba PPM78U05L01E User Manual

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PORTÉGÉ M780

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  • Page 1User’s Manual PORTÉGÉ M780 computers.toshiba-europe.com
  • Page 2PORTÉGÉ M780 Table of Contents Preface General Precautions Chapter 1 Getting Started Equipment checklist . . . . . ....
  • Page 3 PORTÉGÉ M780 Sound System. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ....
  • Page 4PORTÉGÉ M780 Appendix D Bluetooth wireless technology Interoperability Bluetooth wireless technology and your Health . . . . . ....
  • Page 5 PORTÉGÉ M780 Copyright © 2010 by TOSHIBA Corporation. All rights reserved. Under the copyright laws, this manual cannot be...
  • Page 6PORTÉGÉ M780 xD-Picture Card is a trademark of FUJIFILM Corporation. Other trademarks and registered trademarks not listed above may be...
  • Page 7 PORTÉGÉ M780 Working environment This product was designed to fulfil the EMC (Electromagnetic Compatibility) requirements to be observed for...
  • Page 8PORTÉGÉ M780 Modem warning notice This information is applicable to the models equipped with a built-in modem. Conformity Statement The...
  • Page 9 PORTÉGÉ M780 Following information is only for EU-member states: Disposal of products The crossed out wheeled dust bin symbol...
  • Page 10PORTÉGÉ M780 ENERGY STAR® Program Your computer model may be Energy Star® qualified. If the model you purchased is qualified,...
  • Page 11 PORTÉGÉ M780 GOST Description on Laser specification The optical disc drive such as Ultra Slim Bay DVD Super Multi...
  • Page 12PORTÉGÉ M780 Preface Congratulations on your purchase of the PORTÉGÉ M780 series computer. This powerful notebook computer provides excellent expansion...
  • Page 13 PORTÉGÉ M780 Icons Icons identify ports, dials, and other parts of your computer. The indicator panel also uses icons...
  • Page 14PORTÉGÉ M780 Terminology This term is defined in this document as follows: Start The word “Start” refers to the “...
  • Page 15 PORTÉGÉ M780 General Precautions TOSHIBA computers are designed to optimize safety, minimize strain and withstand the rigors of portability....
  • Page 16PORTÉGÉ M780 Heat injury ■ Avoid prolonged physical contact with the computer. If the computer is used for long periods,...
  • Page 17 PORTÉGÉ M780 Chapter 1 Getting Started This chapter provides an equipment checklist, and basic information to start using your...
  • Page 18PORTÉGÉ M780 Documentation ■ PORTÉGÉ M780 Series User’s Manual ■ PORTÉGÉ M780 Series Quickstart ■ Instruction Manual for Safety and...
  • Page 19 PORTÉGÉ M780 Getting Started ■ All users should be sure to read the section Starting up for the first...
  • Page 20PORTÉGÉ M780 Connecting the AC adaptor Attach the AC adaptor when you need to charge the battery or you want...
  • Page 21 PORTÉGÉ M780 1. Connect the power cord to the AC adaptor. Figure 1-1 Connecting the power cord to the...
  • Page 22PORTÉGÉ M780 Opening the display The display panel can be opened to a wide range of angles for optimal viewing....
  • Page 23 PORTÉGÉ M780 Turning on the power This section describes how to turn on the power - the Power indicator...
  • Page 24PORTÉGÉ M780 Turning off the power The power can be turned off in one of three modes, either Shut Down...
  • Page 25 PORTÉGÉ M780 ■ Before entering Sleep Mode, be sure to save your data. ■ Do not install or remove...
  • Page 26PORTÉGÉ M780 When you turn the power back on, you can continue where you left when you shut down the...
  • Page 27 PORTÉGÉ M780 Starting Hibernation Mode You can also enable Hibernation Mode by pressing FN + F4 - please refer...
  • Page 28PORTÉGÉ M780 System Recovery Options and Restoring the preinstalled software About 1.5GB hidden partition is allocated on the hard drive...
  • Page 29 PORTÉGÉ M780 Creating Optical Recovery Discs This section describes how to create Recovery Discs. ■ Be sure to connect...
  • Page 30PORTÉGÉ M780 Restoring the pre-installed software from your created Recovery Discs If the pre-installed files are damaged, you are able...
  • Page 31 PORTÉGÉ M780 When you reinstall the Windows operating system, the hard disk will be reformatted and all data will...
  • Page 32PORTÉGÉ M780 1-16 User’s Manual
  • Page 33 PORTÉGÉ M780 Chapter 2 The Grand Tour This chapter identifies the various components of the computer - it is...
  • Page 34PORTÉGÉ M780 Wireless Slide this switch to the left to turn off Wireless communication LAN, Bluetooth and Wireless WAN functions....
  • Page 35 PORTÉGÉ M780 Left side The following figure shows the computer’s left side. 1 2 3 4 5 1. Cooling...
  • Page 36PORTÉGÉ M780 Please note that it is not possible to confirm the operation of all functions of all USB devices...
  • Page 37 PORTÉGÉ M780 Keep foreign metal objects, such as screws, staples and paper clips, out of the Bridge media slot....
  • Page 38PORTÉGÉ M780 Back The following figure shows the computer’s back. 1 3 6 5 2 4 1. Universal Serial Bus...
  • Page 39 PORTÉGÉ M780 ■ Do not connect any cable other than a LAN cable to the LAN jack. It could...
  • Page 40PORTÉGÉ M780 Notches Notches on the computer engage hooks on the TOSHIBA Express Port Replicator to ensure a secure connection....
  • Page 41 PORTÉGÉ M780 Ultra Slim Bay Refer to the Right side section in this chapter for details. Ultra Slim Bay...
  • Page 42PORTÉGÉ M780 Front with the display open This section shows the computer with the display panel open. In order to...
  • Page 43 PORTÉGÉ M780 Web Camera Web Camera is a device that allows you to record video or take photographs with...
  • Page 44PORTÉGÉ M780 TOSHIBA Assist Press this button to launch the program button automatically. When power-off, Sleep Mode and Hibernation Mode,...
  • Page 45 PORTÉGÉ M780 Microphone A built-in microphone allows you to import and record sounds for your application - please refer...
  • Page 46PORTÉGÉ M780 Power The Power indicator normally glows green when the computer is turned on. However, if you turn the...
  • Page 47 PORTÉGÉ M780 Keyboard indicators The following figures show the positions of the CAPS LOCK indicator and the keypad overlay...
  • Page 48PORTÉGÉ M780 Optical disc drives The computer is configured with an Ultra Slim Bay DVD Super Multi (Double Layer) Drive...
  • Page 49 PORTÉGÉ M780 DVDs ■ DVD-R, DVD+R, DVD-R (Dual Layer) and DVD+R (Double Layer) discs can be written only once....
  • Page 50PORTÉGÉ M780 AC adaptor The AC adaptor can automatically adjust to any voltage ranging from 100 to 240 volts and...
  • Page 51 PORTÉGÉ M780 Chapter 3 Hardware, Utilities and Options Hardware This section describes the hardware of your computer. The actual...
  • Page 52PORTÉGÉ M780 Video RAM The memory in a computer’s graphic adaptor, used to store the image displayed on a bitmap...
  • Page 53 PORTÉGÉ M780 RTC battery The internal RTC battery backs up the Real Time Clock (RTC) and calendar. AC adaptor...
  • Page 54PORTÉGÉ M780 Legal Footnote (Hard Disk Drive (HDD) Capacity) For more information regarding Hard Disk Drive (HDD) Capacity, please refer...
  • Page 55 PORTÉGÉ M780 Sound Sound system The integrated sound system provides support for the computer’s internal speakers and microphone, as...
  • Page 56PORTÉGÉ M780 Wireless LAN Some computers in this series are equipped with a Wireless LAN module that is compatible with...
  • Page 57 PORTÉGÉ M780 Display automatic This feature automatically cuts off power to the power off *1 computer’s display panel when...
  • Page 58PORTÉGÉ M780 Heat dispersal *1 To protect against overheating, the processor has an internal temperature sensor so that, if the...
  • Page 59 PORTÉGÉ M780 USB Sleep and This feature allows you to charge Charge function USB-compatible external devices such as mobile...
  • Page 60PORTÉGÉ M780 TOSHIBA Value Added Package This section describes the TOSHIBA Component features pre-installed on the computer. TOSHIBA Button This...
  • Page 61 PORTÉGÉ M780 TOSHIBA Tablet PC Extension This section describes the pre-installed TOSHIBA Component features that come with the computer....
  • Page 62PORTÉGÉ M780 TOSHIBA Fingerprint This product has a fingerprint utility installed for Utility the purpose of enrolling and recognizing fingerprints...
  • Page 63 PORTÉGÉ M780 TOSHIBA Assist TOSHIBA Assist is a graphical user interface that provides access to specific tools, utilities and...
  • Page 64PORTÉGÉ M780 TOSHIBA DVD-RAM This utility has the function of Physical Format Utility and Write-Protect to DVD-RAM. This utility is...
  • Page 65 PORTÉGÉ M780 TOSHIBA USB Sleep This utility is able to either enable or disable the and Charge Utility USB...
  • Page 66PORTÉGÉ M780 Optional devices Optional devices can expand the computer’s capabilities and its versatility. This section describes the connection or...
  • Page 67 PORTÉGÉ M780 ExpressCard The computer is equipped with a single ExpressCard slot into which any ExpressCard device that meets...
  • Page 68PORTÉGÉ M780 4. Grasp the ExpressCard and remove it. 1 1. ExpressCard Figure 3-2 Removing the ExpressCard 5. Insert the...
  • Page 69 PORTÉGÉ M780 ■ This Bridge media slot supports the following memory media. ■ Secure Digital (SD) Card (SD memory...
  • Page 70PORTÉGÉ M780 ■ The SD memory card logo is ( ). ■ The SDHC memory card logo is ( )....
  • Page 71 PORTÉGÉ M780 Memory card care ■ Set the write-protect switch to the lock position, if you do not want...
  • Page 72PORTÉGÉ M780 ■ Make sure memory media is oriented properly before you insert it. If you insert the media in...
  • Page 73 PORTÉGÉ M780 Additional memory module This computer is equipped with two memory slots; Slot A is beneath the keyboard...
  • Page 74PORTÉGÉ M780 Installing a memory module (Slot A) To install a memory module, follow the steps as detailed below: 1....
  • Page 75 PORTÉGÉ M780 8. Lift up the back of the keyboard, rotate it toward you and lay in face down...
  • Page 76PORTÉGÉ M780 10. Align the notch of the memory module with that of the memory module slot and gently insert...
  • Page 77 PORTÉGÉ M780 11. Screw in the two screws and replace the memory module cover. 1 1. Screws 2. Memory...
  • Page 78PORTÉGÉ M780 16. Turn your computer over. 17. Turn the computer on and make sure the added memory is recognized...
  • Page 79 PORTÉGÉ M780 7. Rotate the keyboard back into place and secure the keyboard brace as described in the previous...
  • Page 80PORTÉGÉ M780 7. Align the notch of the memory module with that of the memory module slot and gently insert...
  • Page 81 PORTÉGÉ M780 8. Seat the memory module cover in place and secure it with one screw. Take care to...
  • Page 82PORTÉGÉ M780 8. Grasp the memory module by its edges and remove it from the computer. ■ If you use...
  • Page 83 PORTÉGÉ M780 Removing the hard disk drive pack To remove the hard disk drive pack, follow the steps as...
  • Page 84PORTÉGÉ M780 7. Follow the below steps to remove the hard disk drive pack as shown in below figure. Never...
  • Page 85 PORTÉGÉ M780 2 1 a 1 3 b 1 3 c 1. Hard disk drive pack 2. Plastic tab...
  • Page 86PORTÉGÉ M780 Installing the hard disk drive pack To install the hard disk drive pack, follow the steps as detailed...
  • Page 87 PORTÉGÉ M780 Ultra Slim Bay HDD Adaptor II You can increase your computer’s data storage capacity by installing an...
  • Page 88PORTÉGÉ M780 3. Close the lid and slide the lock to the lock position. 1 1. Lid Figure 3-22 Closing...
  • Page 89 PORTÉGÉ M780 When you turn on the power, the computer will automatically recognize the monitor and determine whether it...
  • Page 90PORTÉGÉ M780 Connecting the USB floppy diskette drive To connect the drive, plug the floppy diskette drive’s USB connector into...
  • Page 91 PORTÉGÉ M780 eSATA (External Serial ATA) An device corresponding to eSATA function can be connected to the eSATA/USB combo...
  • Page 92PORTÉGÉ M780 Disconnecting an eSATA device When you have finished using an eSATA device, you can follow the procedures below...
  • Page 93 PORTÉGÉ M780 Connecting the i.LINK (IEEE1394) cable To connect the i.LINK (IEEE1394) cable, follow the steps as detailed below:...
  • Page 94PORTÉGÉ M780 TOSHIBA Express Port Replicator In addition to the ports available on the computer, the TOSHIBA Express Port Replicator...
  • Page 95 PORTÉGÉ M780 Security lock A security locks enable you to anchor your computer a desk or other heavy object...
  • Page 96PORTÉGÉ M780 Battery Pack An additional battery pack can be purchased for use as either a spare or replacement. Please...
  • Page 97 PORTÉGÉ M780 Chapter 4 Operating Basics This chapter describes the basic operations of your computer, highlights the precautions that...
  • Page 98PORTÉGÉ M780 The two buttons below the Touch Pad are used like the buttons on a standard mouse - press...
  • Page 99 PORTÉGÉ M780 Observe the following precautions on the handling of the Tablet PC Pen. ■ In order to avoid...
  • Page 100PORTÉGÉ M780 Removing the Tablet PC Pen To remove the Tablet PC Pen, follow the steps as described below: 1....
  • Page 101 PORTÉGÉ M780 Pen actions You can use the Tablet PC Pen to enter data, start programs, move objects and...
  • Page 102PORTÉGÉ M780 Do not continue to use a broken pen tip as this may result in scratching of the display...
  • Page 103 PORTÉGÉ M780 Inserting the Reserve Pen case To insert the Reserve Pen case, follow the steps as detailed below:...
  • Page 104PORTÉGÉ M780 Storing the Reserve Pen in the Reserve Pen case 1. Insert the tip of the Reserve Pen into...
  • Page 105 PORTÉGÉ M780 ■ Change to Laptop mode and turn off the computer before carrying it. Do not carry the...
  • Page 106PORTÉGÉ M780 ■ The display panel works as a touch sensitive digitizer screen. However, the outer edges of the screen...
  • Page 107 PORTÉGÉ M780 Changing to the Tablet mode To change from Laptop mode to the Tablet mode, follow the instructions...
  • Page 108PORTÉGÉ M780 2. Rotate the display panel clockwise slowly. ■ When rotating display panel of your computer, be sure to...
  • Page 109 PORTÉGÉ M780 Changing to the Laptop mode To change the operating mode to the Laptop mode, follow the steps...
  • Page 110PORTÉGÉ M780 ■ Execute the following applications on Primary landscape: ■ 3D game software ■ 3D screen saver ■ Playback...
  • Page 111 PORTÉGÉ M780 5. Select a screen orientation from the Orientation pull down menu and change the screen. Primary Landscape...
  • Page 112PORTÉGÉ M780 Using the Fingerprint Sensor This product has a fingerprint utility installed for the purpose of enrolling and recognizing...
  • Page 113 PORTÉGÉ M780 ■ Avoid swiping with your finger stiff or pressed too hard onto the sensor, and take care...
  • Page 114PORTÉGÉ M780 Observe the following to improve the fingerprint recognition success rate. ■ Enroll two or more fingers. ■ Enroll...
  • Page 115 PORTÉGÉ M780 Set up fingerprint registration Please use the following procedure when first using fingerprint authentication. ■ The fingerprint...
  • Page 116PORTÉGÉ M780 Delete the fingerprint data Saved fingerprint data is stored in special non-volatile memory inside the fingerprint sensor. Therefore,...
  • Page 117 PORTÉGÉ M780 Windows logon via fingerprint authentication In place of the usual Windows logon by ID and password, fingerprint...
  • Page 118PORTÉGÉ M780 Overview about Fingerprint Single sign-on feature This is a feature that allows the user to complete the authentication...
  • Page 119 PORTÉGÉ M780 TOSHIBA Button Support You can update and assign other applications to the operation panels using the TOSHIBA...
  • Page 120PORTÉGÉ M780 Web Camera Some models are equipped with Web Camera, which is a device that allows you to record...
  • Page 121 PORTÉGÉ M780 Using the TOSHIBA Face Recognition TOSHIBA Face Recognition uses a face verification library to verify the face...
  • Page 122PORTÉGÉ M780 How to register the Face Recognition Data Take a picture for facial verification purposes, and register the data...
  • Page 123 PORTÉGÉ M780 How to Delete the Face Recognition Data Delete image data, account information, and personal record data created...
  • Page 124PORTÉGÉ M780 1:1 Mode Login screen 1. Turn on the computer. 2. The Select Tiles screen will be displayed. 3....
  • Page 125 PORTÉGÉ M780 Removing an optical disc drive module To remove the optical disc drive, follow the steps as described...
  • Page 126PORTÉGÉ M780 Inserting a Ultra Slim Bay HDD Adapor II module To insert the Ultra Slim Bay HDD Adaptor II,...
  • Page 127 PORTÉGÉ M780 2 1 1. Ultra Slim Bay DVD Super Multi (Double Layer) Drive Kit II unit 2. Ultra...
  • Page 128PORTÉGÉ M780 Using optical disc drives The full-size drive provides high-performance execution of CD/DVD-ROM-based programs. You can run either 12...
  • Page 129 PORTÉGÉ M780 3. Lay the CD/DVD, label side up, in the disc tray. 1 1. Laser lens Figure 4-24...
  • Page 130PORTÉGÉ M780 5. Push the center of the disc tray to close it. Press gently until it locks into place....
  • Page 131 PORTÉGÉ M780 Optical Drive Auto Lock This function automatically locks the optical disc drive eject button if the computer...
  • Page 132PORTÉGÉ M780 1 Diameter 1.0mm 1. Eject hole Figure 4-27 Manual release with the eject hole Turn off the power...
  • Page 133 PORTÉGÉ M780 Important message Before you write or rewrite to any of the media supported by the Ultra Slim...
  • Page 134PORTÉGÉ M780 DVD-R: DVD Specifications for Recordable Disc for General Version 2.0 MITSUBISHI KAGAKU MEDIA Co.,Ltd. (for 8x and 16x...
  • Page 135 PORTÉGÉ M780 ■ The actual number of rewrites to CD-RW, DVD-RW, DVD+RW or DVD-RAM media will be affected by...
  • Page 136PORTÉGÉ M780 ■ CD-RW (Ultra Speed +) media should not be used as data may be lost or damaged. ■...
  • Page 137 PORTÉGÉ M780 TOSHIBA Disc Creator Please be aware of the following limitations when you use the TOSHIBA Disc Creator:...
  • Page 138PORTÉGÉ M780 Data Verification To verify that data has been written or rewritten correctly to a data CD/DVD you should...
  • Page 139 PORTÉGÉ M780 ■ It is recommended the AC adaptor be connected when playing DVD-Video. Power saving features may interfere...
  • Page 140PORTÉGÉ M780 ■ Carry out the installation/uninstallation of the “TOSHIBA DVD PLAYER” under a user account with administrator rights. ■...
  • Page 141 PORTÉGÉ M780 Open TOSHIBA DVD PLAYER HELP TOSHIBA DVD PLAYER features and instructions are also explained in detail in...
  • Page 142PORTÉGÉ M780 5. Never use a pencil for writing on a floppy diskette label as the dust from the pencil...
  • Page 143 PORTÉGÉ M780 Audio Enhancements In order to apply the sound effects for your current speaker, follow the steps below....
  • Page 144PORTÉGÉ M780 TOSHIBA Mic Effect TOSHIBA Mic Effect provides you with a hands-free environment for holding mutual communication via the...
  • Page 145 PORTÉGÉ M780 Region selection Telecommunication regulations vary from one region to another, so you will need to make sure...
  • Page 146PORTÉGÉ M780 Location list for region selection. Displays a sub-menu appears which details location information. Open dialog box, if the...
  • Page 147 PORTÉGÉ M780 1. Plug the end of the modular cable into the computer’s modem jack. 2. Plug the other...
  • Page 148PORTÉGÉ M780 Wireless communications The computer’s wireless communication function supports both Wireless LAN and Bluetooth devices. Only some models are...
  • Page 149 PORTÉGÉ M780 The transmission speed over the wireless LAN, and the distance over which the wireless LAN can reach,...
  • Page 150PORTÉGÉ M780 Security Two advanced security mechanisms ensure a high level of security: ■ Authentication prevents access to critical data...
  • Page 151 PORTÉGÉ M780 Wireless communication Indicator The wireless communication indicator shows the status of the computer’s wireless communication functions. Indicator...
  • Page 152PORTÉGÉ M780 Connecting the LAN cable To connect the LAN cable, follow the steps as detailed below: ■ Connect the...
  • Page 153 PORTÉGÉ M780 Disconnecting the LAN cable To disconnect the LAN cable, follow the steps as detailed below: Make sure...
  • Page 154PORTÉGÉ M780 ■ Disconnect the AC adaptor and all peripherals before moving the computer. ■ Close the display panel. Always...
  • Page 155 PORTÉGÉ M780 Taskbar icon State Icon Description Normal TOSHIBA HDD Protection is enabled. Protection TOSHIBA HDD Protection is active....
  • Page 156PORTÉGÉ M780 ■ This 3D object virtually represents the Computer’s internal Hard Disk Drive. This representation may vary from the...
  • Page 157 PORTÉGÉ M780 However, the USB Sleep and Charge function may not work with certain external devices even if they...
  • Page 158PORTÉGÉ M780 Enabling USB Sleep and Charge This utility can be used to enable and disable the USB Sleep and...
  • Page 159 PORTÉGÉ M780 Chapter 5 The Keyboard The computer’s keyboard layouts are compatible with a 104/105-key enhanced keyboard - by...
  • Page 160PORTÉGÉ M780 Function keys: F1 … F12 The function keys (not to be confused with the special FN key) are...
  • Page 161 PORTÉGÉ M780 Press FN + F10 or FN + F11 to access the computer’s integrated keypad. When activated, the...
  • Page 162PORTÉGÉ M780 Sleep: Pressing FN + F3 switches the system to Sleep Mode. Hibernate: Pressing FN + F4 switches the...
  • Page 163 PORTÉGÉ M780 ODD: Pressing FN + Tab turns the power of the optical disc drive on/off or ejects the...
  • Page 164PORTÉGÉ M780 Keypad overlay Your computer’s keyboard does not have a separate numeric keypad but includes a numeric keypad overlay...
  • Page 165 PORTÉGÉ M780 Temporarily using normal keyboard (overlay on) While using the overlay, you can temporarily access the normal keyboard...
  • Page 166PORTÉGÉ M780 5-8 User’s Manual
  • Page 167 PORTÉGÉ M780 Chapter 6 Power and Power-Up Modes The computer’s power resources include the AC adaptor, battery pack and...
  • Page 168PORTÉGÉ M780 Power conditions continued Power on Power off (no operation) AC adaptor 2nd battery fully • Operates • No...
  • Page 169 PORTÉGÉ M780 Power conditions continued Power on Power off (no operation) AC adaptor 2nd battery • Operates not charge...
  • Page 170PORTÉGÉ M780 Monitoring of power condition As shown in the below table, the Battery, 2nd battery, DC IN and Power...
  • Page 171 PORTÉGÉ M780 Power indicator Check the Power indicator to determine the power status of the computer - the following...
  • Page 172PORTÉGÉ M780 Real Time Clock (RTC) battery The Real Time Clock (RTC) battery provides power for the internal real time...
  • Page 173 PORTÉGÉ M780 ■ Never remove the battery pack while the Wake-up on LAN function is enabled. Data will be...
  • Page 174PORTÉGÉ M780 Battery charging notice The battery may not begin charging immediately under the following conditions: ■ The battery is...
  • Page 175 PORTÉGÉ M780 Maximizing battery operating time A battery’s usefulness depends on how long it can supply power on a...
  • Page 176PORTÉGÉ M780 Extending battery life To maximize the life of your battery packs: ■ At least once a month, disconnect...
  • Page 177 PORTÉGÉ M780 Removing the battery pack To remove a discharged battery, follow the steps as detailed below: 1. Save...
  • Page 178PORTÉGÉ M780 Installing the battery pack To install a battery pack, follow the steps as detailed below: Do not touch...
  • Page 179 PORTÉGÉ M780 3. Remove the protective cap from the Slice Expansion Battery. 4. Open latches on the Slice Expansion...
  • Page 180PORTÉGÉ M780 5. Open the release latches in the direction of the arrows. 1. Latches 1 Figure 6-6 Releasing the...
  • Page 181 PORTÉGÉ M780 TOSHIBA Password Utility The TOSHIBA Password Utility provides two levels of password security: User and Supervisor. Passwords...
  • Page 182PORTÉGÉ M780 ■ Change (button) Click this button to change a registered password. Before you can change a password, you...
  • Page 183 PORTÉGÉ M780 The password is necessary only if the computer was Shutdown and Hibernation in Boot Mode. It is...
  • Page 184PORTÉGÉ M780 Power-up modes The computer has three different power-up modes as follows: ■ Boot Mode: The computer will shut...
  • Page 185 PORTÉGÉ M780 Chapter 7 HW Setup This chapter explains how to use the TOSHIBA HW Setup program to configure...
  • Page 186PORTÉGÉ M780 General This window displays the BIOS version and contains two buttons: Default and About. Default Return all HW...
  • Page 187 PORTÉGÉ M780 Boot Priority Boot Priority Options This tab allows you to set the priority for booting the computer....
  • Page 188PORTÉGÉ M780 If a Supervisor Password has been set, manual boot device selection functions may be restricted. The boot device...
  • Page 189 PORTÉGÉ M780 CPU This function allows you to set the processor’s operating mode. Dynamic CPU Frequency Mode This option...
  • Page 190PORTÉGÉ M780 Connect the AC adaptor when using the Wake-up on LAN function. The battery retention time will be shorter...
  • Page 191 PORTÉGÉ M780 SATA eSATA This feature allows you to set conditions for SATA. Enabled Enables the eSATA port. (Default)...
  • Page 192PORTÉGÉ M780 7-8 User’s Manual
  • Page 193 PORTÉGÉ M780 Chapter 8 Troubleshooting TOSHIBA have designed this computer for durability, however, should problems occur you are able...
  • Page 194PORTÉGÉ M780 ■ Make sure all optional accessories are configured properly in the computer’s setup program and that all required...
  • Page 195 PORTÉGÉ M780 Software The problems may be caused by your software or disk. If you cannot load a software...
  • Page 196PORTÉGÉ M780 System start-up When the computer does not start properly, check the following items: ■ Self Test ■ Power...
  • Page 197 PORTÉGÉ M780 Overheating power down In the event that the computer’s internal operating temperature becomes too high, the system...
  • Page 198PORTÉGÉ M780 Battery If you suspect a problem with the battery, you should check the status of the DC IN...
  • Page 199 PORTÉGÉ M780 Real Time Clock Problem Procedure The following The charge in the Real Time Clock (RTC) battery message...
  • Page 200PORTÉGÉ M780 Internal display panel Apparent computer’s display panel problems may be related to the computer’s setup and configuration -...
  • Page 201 PORTÉGÉ M780 Hard disk drive Problem Procedure Computer does not Check to see whether that is a floppy diskette...
  • Page 202PORTÉGÉ M780 Ultra Slim Bay DVD Super Multi (Double Layer) Drive Kit II For more information, refer to Chapter 4,...
  • Page 203 PORTÉGÉ M780 USB floppy diskette drive For further information, please refer to Chapter 3, Hardware, Utilities and Options. Problem...
  • Page 204PORTÉGÉ M780 SD/SDHC Card For further information, please refer to Chapter 3, Hardware, Utilities and Options. Problem Procedure SD/SDHC Card...
  • Page 205 PORTÉGÉ M780 xD picture card For further information, please refer to Chapter 3, Hardware, Utilities and Options. Problem Procedure...
  • Page 206PORTÉGÉ M780 Pointing device If you are using a USB mouse, you should also refer to both the USB device...
  • Page 207 PORTÉGÉ M780 USB mouse Problem Procedure On-screen In this instance the system might be busy - pointer does not...
  • Page 208PORTÉGÉ M780 Fingerprint Sensor Problem Procedure Reading of the In this instance you should try the fingerprint reading fingerprint was...
  • Page 209 PORTÉGÉ M780 USB Sleep and Charge function Problem Procedure I cannot use the USB USB Sleep and Charge function...
  • Page 210PORTÉGÉ M780 Problem Procedure External devices Some external devices may not work when connected to the connected to a compatible...
  • Page 211 PORTÉGÉ M780 Additional memory module Please also refer to Chapter 3, Hardware, Utilities and Options, for further information on...
  • Page 212PORTÉGÉ M780 Sound system In addition to the information in this section, please also refer to the documentation supplied with...
  • Page 213 PORTÉGÉ M780 External monitor Please also refer to Chapter 3, Hardware, Utilities and Options, and to the documentation supplied...
  • Page 214PORTÉGÉ M780 i.LINK (IEEE1394) device Problem Procedure i.LINK device does Make sure the cable is securely connected to the not...
  • Page 215 PORTÉGÉ M780 Problem Procedure Character display When transmitting data you should ensure that becomes garbled the parity bit and...
  • Page 216PORTÉGÉ M780 Bluetooth For further information on Bluetooth wireless communication, please refer to Chapter 4, Operating Basics. Problem Procedure Cannot...
  • Page 217 PORTÉGÉ M780 Appendix A Specifications This appendix summarizes the computer’s technical specifications. Physical Dimensions This section summarizes the computer’s...
  • Page 218PORTÉGÉ M780 Environmental Requirements Conditions Ambient temperature Relative humidity Operating 5°C (41°F) to 20% to 80% 35°C (95°F) (noncondensing) Non-operating...
  • Page 219 PORTÉGÉ M780 Built-in Modem This information is applicable to the models equipped with a built-in modem. Network control unit...
  • Page 220PORTÉGÉ M780 A-4 User’s Manual
  • Page 221 PORTÉGÉ M780 Appendix B Display Controller and Video mode Display controller The display controller interprets software commands into hardware...
  • Page 222PORTÉGÉ M780 B-2 User’s Manual
  • Page 223 PORTÉGÉ M780 Appendix C Wireless LAN This appendix is intended to help you get your Wireless LAN network up...
  • Page 224PORTÉGÉ M780 The range of the wireless signal is related to the transmit rate of the wireless communication. Communications at...
  • Page 225 PORTÉGÉ M780 *2 The band width and the channel which can be used depends on the installed wireless LAN...
  • Page 226PORTÉGÉ M780 120 5600*1 124 5620*1 128 5640*1 132 5660*1 136 5680*1 140 5700*1 149 5745*1 153 5765*1 157 5785*1...
  • Page 227 PORTÉGÉ M780 Appendix D Bluetooth wireless technology Interoperability Bluetooth Adaptor from TOSHIBA are designed to be interoperable with any...
  • Page 228PORTÉGÉ M780 Bluetooth wireless technology and your Health The products with Bluetooth wireless technology, like other radio devices, emit radio...
  • Page 229 PORTÉGÉ M780 Appendix E AC Power Cord and Connectors The power cord’s AC input plug must be compatible with...
  • Page 230PORTÉGÉ M780 In Europe, two conductors power cord must be VDE type, H05VVH2-F or H03VVH2-F and for three conductors power...
  • Page 231 PORTÉGÉ M780 Appendix F TOSHIBA PC Health Monitor The TOSHIBA PC Health Monitor application proactively monitors a number of...
  • Page 232PORTÉGÉ M780 Starting the TOSHIBA PC Health Monitor The TOSHIBA PC Health Monitor can be started using the following methods:...
  • Page 233 PORTÉGÉ M780 Cleaning the Cooling module This section explains how to clean the Cooling module. If you use the...
  • Page 234PORTÉGÉ M780 4. Lift the Fan hood up and out. 1 1. Fan hood Figure F-2 Removing the Fan hood...
  • Page 235 PORTÉGÉ M780 Appendix G Legal Footnotes This chapter states the Legal Footnotes information applicable to TOSHIBA computers. Non-applicable Icons...
  • Page 236PORTÉGÉ M780 Under some conditions, your computer product may automatically shut-down. This is a normal protective feature designed to reduce...
  • Page 237 PORTÉGÉ M780 Hard Disk Drive (HDD) Capacity One Gigabyte (GB) means 109 = 1,000,000,000 bytes using powers of 10....
  • Page 238PORTÉGÉ M780 USB Sleep and Charge The “USB Sleep and Charge function” may not work with certain external devices even...
  • Page 239 PORTÉGÉ M780 Appendix H If your computer is stolen Always take care of your computer and try to prevent...
  • Page 240PORTÉGÉ M780 TOSHIBA Theft Registration Send to: TOSHIBA Europe GmbH Technical Service and Support Blumenstrasse 26 93055 Regensburg Germany Fax...
  • Page 241 PORTÉGÉ M780 Glossary The terms in this glossary cover topics related to this manual. Alternate naming is included for...
  • Page 242PORTÉGÉ M780 FIR: fast infrared GB: gigabyte HDD: hard disk drive IDE: integrated drive electronics IEEE: Institute of Electrical and...
  • Page 243 PORTÉGÉ M780 alternating current (AC): Electric current that reverses its direction of flow at regular intervals. analog signal: A...
  • Page 244PORTÉGÉ M780 bps: Bits per second. Typically used to describe the data transmission speed of a modem. buffer: The portion...
  • Page 245 PORTÉGÉ M780 COM1, COM2, COM3 and COM4: The names assigned to the serial and communication ports. commands: Instructions you...
  • Page 246PORTÉGÉ M780 data bits: A data communications parameter controlling the number of bits (binary digits) used to make up a...
  • Page 247 PORTÉGÉ M780 DVD-RW (+RW, -RW): A Digital Versatile Disc-ReWritable disc can be rewritten many times. DVD+R (Double Layer): A...
  • Page 248PORTÉGÉ M780 format: The process of readying a blank disk for its first use. Formatting establishes the structure of the...
  • Page 249 PORTÉGÉ M780 instruction: Statements or commands that specify how to perform a particular task. interface: 1) Hardware and/or software...
  • Page 250PORTÉGÉ M780 LSI: Large Scale Integration. 1) A technology that allows the inclusion of up to 100,000 simple logic gates...
  • Page 251 PORTÉGÉ M780 O OCR: Optical Character Recognition (reader). A technique or device that uses laser or visible light to...
  • Page 252PORTÉGÉ M780 printed circuit board (PCB): A hardware component of a processor to which integrated circuits and other components are...
  • Page 253 PORTÉGÉ M780 soft key: Key combinations that emulate keys on the IBM keyboard, change some configuration options, stop program...
  • Page 254PORTÉGÉ M780 W warm start: Restarting or resetting a computer without turning it off. window: A portion of the screen...
  • Page 255 PORTÉGÉ M780 Index A controller, B-1 hinge, 2-12 AC adaptor, 3-3 opening, 1-6 additional, 3-45 screen, 2-11 connecting, 1-4...
  • Page 256PORTÉGÉ M780 FN + F5 (Output), 5-4 SATA, 7-7 FN + F6 (Brightness Down), 5-4 USB, 7-6 FN + F7...
  • Page 257 PORTÉGÉ M780 Memory, 3-1 ExpressCard, 8-11 additional, 3-45 External monitor, 8-21 installing, 3-24, 3-29 Fingerprint Sensor, 8-16 problems, 8-19...
  • Page 258PORTÉGÉ M780 Soft keys V enhanced keyboard, 5-2 Video mode, B-1 ENTER, 5-3 Video RAM, 3-2 ScrLock, 5-3 Volume control...
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