Fujitsu NH570 User Guide

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User’s Guide
Learn how to use 
your Fujitsu LifeBook 
NH570 notebook

Summary of Contents of user guide for Fujitsu NH570

  • Page 1 User’s Guide Learn how to use your Fujitsu LifeBook NH570 notebook
  • Page 2 Copyright and Trademark Information Fujitsu America, Incorporated has made every effort to ensure the accuracy and completeness of this...
  • Page 3 WARNING HANDLING THE CORD ON THIS PRODUCT WILL EXPOSE YOU TO LEAD, A CHEMICAL KNOWN TO THE STATE OF...
  • Page 4IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS This product requires an AC adapter to operate. Use only a UL Listed I.T.E. AC Adapter with...
  • Page 5System Disposal LAMP(S) INSIDE THIS PRODUCT CONTAIN MERCURY AND MUST BE RECYCLED OR DISPOSED OF Hg ACCORDING TO LOCAL, STATE,...
  • Page 6 Contents Preface About This Guide . . . . . . . . . . . . . ....
  • Page 7 Touchpad Pointing Device . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ....
  • Page 8 Power Management. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ....
  • Page 9 Using ExpressCards™ . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ....
  • Page 10 Chapter 6 System Specifications Specifications . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ....
  • Page 11Troubleshooting the WLAN. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ....
  • Page 12: Preface Preface About This Guide The LifeBook® NH570 notebook from Fujitsu America provides desktop performance with the all new 2010...
  • Page 13 THE CAUTION ICON HIGHLIGHTS INFORMATION THAT IS IMPORTANT TO THE SAFE OPERATION OF YOUR COMPUTER, OR TO THE INTEGRITY...
  • Page 14Fujitsu Shopping Online You can go directly to the online by going to the website at: www.shopfujitsu.com. YOU MUST HAVE...
  • Page 15: Getting to Know Your LifeBook Chapter 1 Getting to Know Your LifeBook Overview This section describes the components of your Fujitsu LifeBook NH570 notebook....
  • Page 16Locating the Controls and Connectors Digital Microphone Web camera Status Indicator Panel Display Panel Stereo Speaker Power/Suspend/ Resume Button Touchpad...
  • Page 17Top and Front Components The following is a brief description of your LifeBook notebook’s top and front components. Digital Microphone...
  • Page 18Status Indicator Panel The Status Indicator Panel displays symbols that correspond to specific components of your LifeBook notebook. Note that...
  • Page 19 Headphone/SPDIF Jack Microphone Jack Line-In Jack Memory Stick/SD Card Slot IEEE 1394 Port Wireless LAN/Bluetooth On/Off Switch Figure 3....
  • Page 20Memory Stick/SD Card Slot The Memory Stick/Secure Digital (SD) card slot allows you to insert a flash memory card for...
  • Page 21Anti-Theft Lock Slot External Video Port HDMI Port eSATA Port (behind the cover) DC Power Jack LAN (RJ-45) Jack USB...
  • Page 22HDMI Port The HDMI port is used to connect compatible digital devices with your computer (such as a high- definition...
  • Page 23 USB Ports Optical Drive Optical Drive Eject Button Figure 5. LifeBook notebook right-side panel Right-Side Panel Components The following...
  • Page 24 Memory Upgrade Compartment Air Vents (multiple locations) Lithium ion Battery Bay Dust Filter Battery Latches Figure 6. LifeBook notebook...
  • Page 25Lithium ion Battery Bay The battery bay contains the internal Lithium ion battery. It can be opened for the removal...
  • Page 26 Battery Status NumLock ScrLock Battery Charging Hard Drive/Optical CapsLock Drive Access Figure 7. Status Indicator Panel Status Indicator Panel...
  • Page 27 LED Condition Charging Status of Battery Orange, blinking Charging suspended because battery temperature too high. Off Not charging because...
  • Page 28 CapsLock Indicator The CapsLock indicator states that your keyboard is set to type in all capital letters. To set...
  • Page 29Keyboard Function Keys Fn Key Application Key Numeric Keypad Start Key Cursor Keys Figure 8. Keyboard Using the Keyboard Your...
  • Page 30 • Cursor keys: Your keyboard contains four arrow keys for moving the cursor or insertion point to the right,...
  • Page 31Function Keys Your LifeBook notebook has 12 function keys, F1 through F12. The functions assigned to these keys differ for...
  • Page 32Touchpad Pointing Device Right Button Cursor Control Scroll Button Left Button Figure 9. Touchpad pointing device The Touchpad pointing device...
  • Page 33. AN EXTERNAL MOUSE CAN BE CONNECTED TO THE USB PORTS ON YOUR LIFEBOOK NOTEBOOK AND USED SIMULTANEOUSLY WITH THE...
  • Page 34Dragging Dragging means pressing and holding the left button, while moving the cursor. To drag, move the cursor to the...
  • Page 35Navigating Using Gestures The touchpad lets you use gestures to zoom in or out on a page or scroll quickly...
  • Page 36 Figure 14. Zooming in with Touchpad Figure 15. Zooming out with Touchpad Figure 16. Continuous scrolling Figure 17. Speeding...
  • Page 37Volume Control Your Fujitsu LifeBook notebook has multiple volume controls which interact with each other. ANY SOFTWARE THAT CONTAINS AUDIO...
  • Page 38: Getting Started with Your LifeBook Chapter 2 Getting Started with Your LifeBook DC Power Jack DC Output Cable AC Adapter AC Cable Figure 18....
  • Page 39Connecting the Power Adapters The AC adapter or optional Auto/Airline adapter provides power for operating your notebook and charging the...
  • Page 40 Display Cover Figure 19. Opening the Display Panel Display Panel Your Fujitsu LifeBook notebook contains a display panel that...
  • Page 41Using the Keyboard Adjusting the brightness using the keyboard changes the setting only temporarily. • [Fn+F6]: Pressing repeatedly will lower...
  • Page 42Starting Your LifeBook Notebook Power On Power/Suspend/Resume Button The Power and Suspend/Resume button is used to power on your LifeBook...
  • Page 43 DO NOT CARRY THE NOTEBOOK AROUND WITH POWER ON OR SUBJECT IT TO VIBRATION OR SHOCKS; DOING SO COULD...
  • Page 44 • You restart your LifeBook notebook from the Windows Shut Down dialog box. • The software initiates a system...
  • Page 45 • Diagnostic Screen • Boot Menu • Patent Information • System Information • Continue Booting Click BIOS Setup to...
  • Page 46Starting Windows the First Time After you boot up the system the first time and follow the instructions on the...
  • Page 47The first time you boot up your system, you will see an icon called Click Me! in the Start menu....
  • Page 48Power Management Your LifeBook notebook has many options and features for conserving battery power. Some of these features are automatic...
  • Page 49 • Pressing the Power/Suspend/Resume button when your system is turned on. • Clicking the power icon on the lock...
  • Page 50Hibernation (Save-to-Disk) Feature The Hibernation feature saves the contents of your notebook’s system memory to the hard drive as a...
  • Page 51Power Off Before turning off the power, check that the hard drive/optical drive access indicator is off. If you turn...
  • Page 52Device Ports Your LifeBook notebook comes equipped with multiple ports to which you can connect an external device including disk...
  • Page 53LAN Jack Your LifeBook has a LAN jack (RJ-45) to accommodate external communications. This jack allows you to connect a...
  • Page 54Universal Serial Bus (USB) 2.0 Ports The three Universal Serial Bus (USB) 2.0 ports allow you to connect USB devices...
  • Page 55External Video Port PRESSING THE [FN] + [F10] KEYS ALLOWS YOU TO CHANGE YOUR SELECTION OF WHERE TO SEND YOUR...
  • Page 56E-SATA Port E-SATA (External Serial Advanced Technology Attachment) is an external version of SATA, which connects your computer to the...
  • Page 57: User-Installable Features Chapter 3 User-Installable Features Lithium ion Battery Your LifeBook notebook has a Lithium ion battery that provides power for...
  • Page 58 • DO NOT LEAVE A FAULTY BATTERY IN YOUR LIFEBOOK NOTEBOOK. IT MAY DAMAGE YOUR AC ADAPTER OR YOUR...
  • Page 59 USING HEAVY CURRENT DEVICES SUCH AS THE DVD/CD-RW/CD-ROM DRIVE MAY PREVENT CHARGING COMPLETELY. Low Battery State When the battery...
  • Page 60Shorted Batteries The Status Indicator panel displays the battery status via the Battery Status indicator to show the charge level...
  • Page 61 Emergency Tray Release Media Holder Tray Media Tray Eject Button Figure 28. Optical Drive Optical Drive Your Fujitsu LifeBook...
  • Page 62 DO NOT OPERATE YOUR OPTICAL DRIVE UNLESS YOUR LIFEBOOK NOTEBOOK IS SITTING ON A FLAT SURFACE. USING A DRIVE...
  • Page 63Removing Media 1 Push and release the eject button on the front of the optical drive. This will stop the...
  • Page 643 Click OK to close the About DVD Player Performance dialog box and the movie will begin. After you make...
  • Page 65 • PROLONGED USE OF THE OPTICAL DRIVE, SUCH AS WATCHING A DVD MOVIE, WILL SUBSTANTIALLY REDUCE YOUR BATTERY LIFE....
  • Page 66 SOME SHORTER DVD MOVIES MAY NOT REQUIRE YOU TO SWAP BATTERIES OR ATTACH AC POWER TO COMPLETE THEM. HOWEVER,...
  • Page 67Using ExpressCards™ Your LifeBook notebook supports ExpressCardsTM in a dedicated slot. With these cards you can perform a variety of...
  • Page 68ExpressCards are installed in the ExpressCard slot (Figure 32) See your ExpressCard manual for instructions on the installation of your...
  • Page 69To install an ExpressCard, follow these steps: 1 Make sure there is no ExpressCard currently in the slot. If there...
  • Page 70 Memory Stick or Memory Stick PRO Secure Digital (SD) Card Memory Stick/SD Card Slot Figure 33. Installing a Memory...
  • Page 71 • SOME OF THE MEDIA IN THE ABOVE LIST MAY HAVE MORE FEATURES THAN OTHERS. • COPYRIGHT PROTECTION TECHNOLOGY...
  • Page 722 Make sure there is no card currently in the slot. If there is, see Removing a Memory Stick or...
  • Page 73Memory Upgrade Module Your notebook has two memory slots. If you have a module installed in only one slot, you...
  • Page 74Installing a Memory Module 1 Turn off power to your LifeBook notebook and remove any power adapter. 2 Make sure...
  • Page 75 THE MEMORY UPGRADE MODULE IS NOT SOMETHING YOU SHOULD ROUTINELY REMOVE FROM YOUR NOTEBOOK. ONCE IT IS INSTALLED, YOU...
  • Page 76Checking the Memory Capacity Once you have changed the system memory capacity by replacing the installed module with a larger...
  • Page 77: Troubleshooting Your LifeBook Chapter 4 Troubleshooting Your LifeBook Troubleshooting There may be occasions when you encounter setup or operating problems that you...
  • Page 78 IF YOU KEEP NOTES ABOUT WHAT YOU HAVE TRIED, YOUR SUPPORT REPRESENTATIVE MAY BE ABLE TO HELP YOU MORE...
  • Page 79Specific Problems Using the Troubleshooting Table When you have problems with your LifeBook notebook, try to find the symptoms under...
  • Page 80Problem Possible Cause Possible Solutions Audio Problems There is no sound coming The volume is turned Adjust the volume control...
  • Page 81Problem Possible Cause Possible Solutions LifeBook notebook fails to Wrong drive designator Verify that the drive designator used by the...
  • Page 82Problem Possible Cause Possible Solutions You have installed an exter- Your external device is Re-install your device. See “Device Ports”...
  • Page 83Problem Possible Cause Possible Solutions You have installed a USB The device may have Close the application and restart your...
  • Page 84Problem Possible Cause Possible Solutions You turn on your LifeBook The installed primary Check the Status Indicator Panel to determine...
  • Page 85Problem Possible Cause Possible Solutions Your LifeBook notebook You are operating on Install a power adapter and then push the...
  • Page 86Problem Possible Cause Possible Solutions The batteries seem to  The brightness is Turn down the brightness adjustment. The higher...
  • Page 87Problem Possible Cause Possible Solutions Your notebook appears to BIOS setup changes Make sure you select Save Changes And Exit...
  • Page 88Problem Possible Cause Possible Solutions The display goes blank by The notebook has gone Press any button on the keyboard,...
  • Page 89Problem Possible Cause Possible Solutions The application display An application is  Display compression gives a clearer but smaller display...
  • Page 90Power On Self Test Messages The following is an alphabetic list of error-and-status messages that Phoenix BIOS and/or your operating...
  • Page 91*Failure Fixed Disk n (where x=1-4) The fixed disk is not working or not configured properly. This may mean that...
  • Page 92*Stuck Key BIOS discovered a stuck key and displays the scan code for the stuck key. You may have to...
  • Page 93*Previous boot incomplete – Default configuration used Previous Power On Self Test did not complete successfully. The Power On Self...
  • Page 94*System RAM Failed at offset: nnnn System memory failed at offset nnnn of in the 64k block at which the...
  • Page 95Restoring Your Pre-installed Software It is very important that you create DVD copies of your Factory Image and Bootable Disc...
  • Page 96Enable Automatic Update Notifications Automatically searches for new updates on a regular basis (approximately every 3 days). Show update history...
  • Page 97: Care and Maintenance Chapter 5 Care and Maintenance Caring for your LifeBook Notebook If you use your Fujitsu LifeBook notebook carefully, you...
  • Page 98 • Your LifeBook notebook is a durable but sensitive electronic device. Treat it with respect and care. • Make...
  • Page 99Cleaning your LifeBook notebook • Always disconnect the power plug. (Pull the plug, not the cord.) • Clean your LifeBook...
  • Page 100Disinfecting LifeBook computers Wipe the surface with a soft cloth wipe and a 50% ethanol solution or use another ethanol-based...
  • Page 101 Latch Key Figure 38. Removing/installing the dust filter 5 Put back the dust filter by inserting the end without...
  • Page 102Storing your LifeBook notebook • If storing your notebook for a month or longer, turn your LifeBook notebook off, fully...
  • Page 103 • Take the necessary plug adapters if you're traveling overseas. Check the following diagram to determine which plug adapter...
  • Page 104Increasing Battery Life • Power your LifeBook notebook through the AC or optional auto/airline adapter whenever possible. • If your...
  • Page 105 • If a disc is dirty, use only a DVD/CD cleaner or wipe it with a clean, soft, lint...
  • Page 106: System Specifications Chapter 6 System Specifications Specifications This section provides the general hardware and environmental specifications for your LifeBook notebook. Specific...
  • Page 107Microprocessor Intel® Core™ i5 Processor. To determine the type and speed of your processor, right-click My Computer, select Properties, then...
  • Page 108Audio HD Audio delivers the features and high-end performance of an add-in audio card, and is capable of playing back...
  • Page 109Communications • Integrated Broadcom 10 Base-T/100 Base-TX/1000 Base-T Gigabit Ethernet LAN • Atheros XSPAN 802.11bgn wireless LAN device • Bluetooth...
  • Page 110 • Key pitch: 19 mm • Key stroke: 3.0 mm External Keyboard and Mouse Support USB-compatible Management Standard DMI...
  • Page 111Environmental Requirements Temperature Operating: 5° to 35° C (41° to 95° F) Non-operating: –10° to 60° C (14° to 140°...
  • Page 112 • Microsoft Office Activation Assistant • Microsoft Windows Live Essentials • Microsoft Office 2007 Home and Student Trial Edition...
  • Page 113Norton Internet Security™ from Symantec Your system is pre-installed with a free 60-day trial version of Symantec’s Norton Internet Security™....
  • Page 114Microsoft Works 9.0 with Microsoft Office Home and Student Trial Edition 2007  Microsoft Works 9.0 is a software suite...
  • Page 115: Glossary Glossary AC Adapter A device which converts the AC voltage from a wall outlet to the DC voltage needed...
  • Page 116ADSL Asymmetric Digital Subscriber Line. Technology for transporting high bit-rate services over ordinary phone lines. AGP Accelerated Graphics Port. Graphics...
  • Page 117Bus An electrical circuit which passes data between the CPU and the sub-assemblies inside your LifeBook notebook. Byte 8 bits...
  • Page 118COM Port Abbreviation for communication port. This is your serial interface connection. Command An instruction which you give your operating...
  • Page 119DIMM Dual-in-line memory module. Disk A spinning platter of magnetic data storage media. If the platter is very stiff it...
  • Page 120DOS Disk Operating System (MS-DOS is a Microsoft Disk Operating System). Driver A computer program which converts application and operating...
  • Page 121Floppy Disk A spinning platter of magnetic data storage media which is highly flexible. GB Gigabyte. One billion bytes. Hard...
  • Page 122IEEE802.11g Wireless LAN standard that supports a maximum data rate of 54 Mbps. 802.11g devices operate in the 2.4 GHz...
  • Page 123IR An abbreviation for infrared. IrDA Infrared Data Association. An organization which produces standards for communication using infrared as the...
  • Page 124MAC Address Media Access Control Address. A unique physical address of a network card. For Ethernet, the first three bytes...
  • Page 125MTU Maximum Transmission Unit The maximum data size that can be transferred at a time through the Internet or other...
  • Page 126Partition A block of space on a hard drive which is set aside and made to appear to the operating...
  • Page 127Program An integrated set of coded commands to your computers telling your hardware what to do and how and when...
  • Page 128ROM Read Only Memory. A form of memory in which information is stored by physically altering the material. Data stored...
  • Page 129Status Indicator A display which reports the condition of some portion of your hardware. On your LifeBook notebook this is...
  • Page 130TFT Thin Film Transistor – A technology for flat display panels which uses a thin film matrix of transistors to...
  • Page 131Regulatory Information Notice Changes or modifications not expressly approved by Fujitsu could void this user’s authority to operate the equipment....
  • Page 132: Appendix A: WLAN User’s Guide Appendix A: WLAN User’s Guide FCC Regulatory Information Please note the following regulatory information related to the optional wireless...
  • Page 133 Regulatory Information/Disclaimers Installation and use of this Wireless LAN device must be in strict accordance with the instructions included...
  • Page 134FCC Radio Frequency Exposure statement This Wireless LAN radio device has been evaluated under FCC Bulletin OET 65C and found...
  • Page 135Before Using the Wireless LAN This manual describes the procedures required to properly set up and configure the integrated Wireless...
  • Page 136Wireless LAN Modes Using this Device Ad Hoc Mode (See Figure A-1) "Ad Hoc Mode" refers to a wireless network...
  • Page 137Access Point (Infrastructure) Mode (See Figure A-2) Infrastructure mode refers to a wireless network architecture in which devices communicate with...
  • Page 138How to Handle This Device The WLAN device comes pre-installed in your mobile computer. Under normal circumstances, it should not...
  • Page 139Activating the WLAN Device Activation of the WLAN device can be accomplished using the same methods as the deactivation process,...
  • Page 1406 Enter the required information. It may be necessary to consult with your network administrator for some of the information....
  • Page 141Troubleshooting the WLAN Troubleshooting Table Causes and countermeasures for troubles you may encounter while using your wireless LAN are described...
  • Page 142Problem Possible Cause Possible Solution Unavailable The WLAN device has Check if the wireless switch is turned ON. Also verify...
  • Page 143WLAN Specifications Item Specification Type of network The integrated Atheros XSPAN 802.11bgn WLAN device conforms to IEEE 802.11b/g, and 802.11n,...
  • Page 144* “Wi-Fi based” indicates that the interconnectivity test of the organization which guarantees the interconnectivity of wireless LAN (Wi-Fi Alliance)...
  • Page 145Using the Bluetooth Device The integrated Bluetooth V2.1 module is a wireless device installed in selected Fujitsu mobile computers. What...
  • Page 146FCC Radiation Exposure Statement This equipment complies with FCC radiation exposure limits set forth for an uncontrolled environment. The Bluetooth...
  • Page 147: Index Index A Battery Pack Lock 20 About This Guide 7 BIOS AC Guide 40 adapter 34, 105 setup utility...
  • Page 148Display Panel 12, 35 I adjusting 35 IEEE 1394 Port 47 brightness 35 Integrated Pointing Device 103 closing 36 latch...
  • Page 149N R Norton 108 Registration 42 NumLk 22 Restarting 45 Restoring Your Pre-installed Software 90 O Roxio Easy Media Creator...
  • Page 150W Warranty 9 Windows keys 25 Application key 25 Start keys 25 Wireless LAN Before Using the Wireless LAN 130...
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