Samsung Np-r525dr User Manual (vista/windows7) English (15.5 mb)

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Getting Started - Page 1

Chapter 1. Getting Started Product Features 2 Before You Start 3 Contents 6 Safety Precautions 7 Proper Posture During Computer Use 21 Important Safety Information 24 Replacement Parts and Accessories 26 Regulatory Compliance Statements 28 WEEE SYMBOL INFORMATION 40 Overview 41 Front View 41 Status Indicators 42 Right View 43 Left View 44 Left View 45 Back View 46 Bottom View 47 Turning the Computer On and Off 48 Turning the computer on 48 Turning the computer off 49

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High-Performance Notebook Computer - Page 2

± Product Features High-Performance Notebook Computer  AMD Athlon II Dual-Core/AMD Turion II Dual-Core Processor and DDR ± Memory (Optional)  Wireless LAN (Optional) Supports Various Multimedia Functions  A video chatting/conference function adopting the camera module (Optional)  An HDMI port that enables viewing a full HD picture on the TV (Optional) Easy-to-Use and Convenient Functions  Various Hot Key Functions  Multi-Card Slot (Optional)  Luxurious, Ergonomic Design Optional items may be changed or may not be provided depending on the computer model.

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Safety Precaution Notations - Page 3

3 Before You Start Before reading the User Guide, first check the following information.  Optional items, some devices and software referred to in the User Guide may not be provided and/or changed by upgrade. Note that the computer environment referred in the User Guide may not be the same as your own environment.  Images used in this User Guide may differ from actual product.  This guide decribes procedures for using both the mouse and the touchpad.  This manual has been written for the Windows operating system. The descriptions and figures may differ depending on the install..

Copyright - Page 4

4 Copyright © 2009 Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. owns the copyright of this manual. No part of this manual may be reproduced or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic or mechanical, without the consent of Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. The information in this document is subject to change without notice due to improving the performance of the product. Samsung Electronics shall not be liable for any data loss. Please take care to avoid losing any important data and backup your data to prevent any such data loss. Precautions for Operating System Supp..

Recovery Solution Representation (Optional) - Page 5

5 Recovery Solution Representation (Optional) Q. What is a Recovery Area? A. – Samsung computers have an additional partition to recover computers or save backup files. (Only for models with the Samsung Recovery Solution.) This partition is called a Recovery Area and it includes a recovery image that comprises of the OS and application programs. - You can either double-click the Samsung Recovery Solution icon on the desktop or press F4 while booting the computer to enter the Recovery Area. Then you can back up the present computer state or recover the computer from backed up images. - Fo..

Product Specifications - Page 6

6 Contents Chapter 1. Getting Started Product Features 2 Before You Start 3 Contents 6 Safety Precautions 7 Proper Posture During Computer Use 21 Important Safety Information 24 Replacement Parts and Accessories 26 Regulatory Compliance Statements 28 WEEE SYMBOL INFORMATION 40 Overview 41 Front View 41 Status Indicators 42 Right View 43 Left View 44 Left View 45 Back View 46 Bottom View 47 Turning the Computer On and Off 48 Turning the computer on 48 Turning the computer off 49 Chapter 2. Using the Computer Keyboard 51 Touchpad 53 Basic Touchpad Functions 54 The Gesture Function of the Touc..

operating conditions specified in the - Page 7

7 Installation Related Do not install the product in places exposed to humidity such as a bathrooms. There is a danger of electric shock. Use the product within the operating conditions specified in the Manufacturers User Guide. Keep the plastic bags out of the reach of children. There is a danger of suffocation. Keep a distance of 15cm or more between the computer and the wall and do not place any objects between them. This may increase the internal temperature of the computer and may cause an injury. Do not install the computer on a slant or a place prone to vibrations, or avoid using th..

Plug the power cord firmly into the - Page 8

8 Power Related Do not touch the main plug or power cord with wet hands. There is a danger of electric shock. Do not exceed the standard capacity (voltage/current) of a multiplug or power outlet extension when using it for the product. There is a danger of electric shock or fire hazard. If the power cord or power outlet makes a noise, disconnect the power cord from the wall outlet and contact a service center. There is a danger of electric shock or fire hazard. Do not use a damaged or loose main plug or power cord or power outlet. There is a danger of electric shock or fire hazard. Plug ..

AC Adapter Usage - Page 9

9 Do not bend the power cord excessively or do not place a heavy object over the power cord. It is especially important to keep the power cord out of reach of infants and pets. If the cord is damaged, it may cause electric shock or fire. Connect the power cord to an outlet or multiple power plug (extended cable) with a ground terminal. Failing to do so may result in electric shock. If water or another substance enters the power input jack, AC adapter or the computer, disconnect the power cord and contact the service center. Damage to the device within the computer may cause electric shock ..

danger of electric shock or fire. - Page 10

10 Do not place heavy objects or step onto the power cord or AC adapter to avoid damaging the power cord or AC adapter. If the cord is damaged, there is a danger of electric shock or fire. Keep the battery out of the reach of infants and pets, as they could put the battery into their mouths. There is a danger of electric shock or choking. Authorized Parts Use an authorized battery and AC adapter only. Please use an authorized battery and adapter approved by Samsung Electronics. Unauthorized batteries and adapters may not meet the proper safety requirements and may cause problems or malfunc..

fire. Shut the computer down properly - Page 11

11 Do not use the computer in a badly ventilated location such as on bedding, on a pillow or cushion, etc, and do not use it in a location such as room with floor heating as it may cause the computer to overheat. Take care that the computer vents (on the side or the bottom) are not blocked especially in these environments. If the vents are blocked, the computer may overheat and it may cause a computer problem, or even an explosion. Do not use the computer in a humid location such as a bathroom or sauna. Please use the computer within the recommended temperature and humidity range (10~3 5 ..

If a metal object touches the battery - Page 12

12 Take care not to allow metal objects such as a key or clip to touch the battery terminal (metal parts). If a metal object touches the battery terminals, it may cause excessive current flow and it may damage the battery, or result in a fire. If liquid leaks out of the battery or there is a funny smell coming from the battery, remove the battery from the computer and contact a service center. There is a danger of an explosion or fire. To use the computer safely, replace a dead battery with a new, authorized battery. Please charge the battery fully before using the computer for the firs..

Do not place any container filled - Page 13

13 Usage Related Disconnect all cables connected to the computer before cleaning it. If you are cleaning a notebook computer, remove the battery. There is a danger of electric shock or damage to the product. Do not connect a phone line connected to a digital phone to the modem. There is a danger of a electric shock, fire or damage to the product. Do not place any container filled with water or chemicals over or near the computer. If water or chemicals enter the computer, this may cause fire or electric shock. If the computer is broken or dropped, disconnect the power cord and contact a s..

product, electric shock or fire hazard. - Page 14

14 Upgrade Related Never disassemble the power supply or AC adapter. There is a danger of electric shock. When removing the RTC (Real Time Clock) battery, keep it out of the reach of children as they could touch and/or swallow it. There is a danger of choking. If a child has swallowed it, contact a doctor immediately. Use only authorized parts (multi- plug, battery and memory) and never disassemble parts. There is a danger of damaging the product, electric shock or fire hazard. Shut down the computer and disconnect all cables before disassembling the computer. If there is a modem, disconne..

fields. Security devices with - Page 15

15 Custody and Movement Related Follow the instructions for the relevant location (e.g. airplane, hospital, etc.) when using a wireless communication device (wireless LAN, Bluetooth, etc.). Avoid exposing a drive to magnetic fields. Security devices with magnetic fields include airport walk-through devices and security wands. The airport security devices that check carry-on luggage, such as conveyor belts, use x-rays instead of magnetism and will not damage a drive. When carrying the notebook computer with other items, such as the adapter, mouse, books etc, take care not to press anything..

Installation Related - Page 16

16 Caution Failing to follow instructions marked with this symbol may cause slight injury or damage to the product. Installation Related Do not block the ports (holes), vents, etc. of the product and do not insert objects. Damage to a component within the computer may cause electric shock or fire. When using the computer with it lying on its side, place it so that the vents face upwards. Failing to do so, may cause the internal temperature of the computer to rise and the computer to malfunction or halt. Do not place a heavy object over the product. This may cause a problem with the compute..

Usage Related - Page 17

17 Caution Failing to follow instructions marked with this symbol may cause slight injury or damage to the product. Usage Related Do not place a candle, light cigar, etc. over or on the product. There is a danger of fire. Use a wall outlet or multi-plug with a grounding part. Failing to do so may cause electric shock hazard. Make sure to have the product tested by a safety service engineer after repairing the product. Authorized Samsung Repair Centers will carry out safety checks after a repair. Using a repaired product without testing it for safety may cause an electric shock or fire. In..

Do not use a damaged or modified - Page 18

18 Caution Failing to follow instructions marked with this symbol may cause slight injury or damage to the product. If the computer emits smoke, or there is a burning smell, disconnect the power plug from the wall outlet and contact a service center. If your computer is a notebook computer, make sure to remove the battery. There is a danger of fire. Do not use a damaged or modified CD/Floppy Disk. There is a danger of damaging the product or personal injury. Do not insert your fingers into the PC Card Slot. There is a danger of injury or electric shock. Use recommended computer cleansing..

Failing to do so, may cause fire or - Page 19

19 Upgrade Related Take care when touching the product or parts. The device may be damaged or you may be injured. Take care not to throw or drop a computer part or device. This may cause injury or damage to the product. Make sure to close the computer cover before connecting the power after a reassembly. There is a danger of electric shock if your body touches an internal part. Use parts authorized by Samsung Electronics only. Failing to do so, may cause fire or damage the product. Never disassemble or repair the product by yourself. There is a danger of electric shock or fire. To connect..

Cautions on Preventing Data Loss (Hard Disk Management) - Page 20

20 Cautions on Preventing Data Loss (Hard Disk Management) Take care not to damage the data on a hard disk drive.  A hard disk drive is so sensitive to external impact that an external impact may cause loss of data on the surface of the disk.  Take extra care, because moving the computer or an impact on the computer when it is turned on may damage the data of the hard disk drive.  The company is not liable for any loss of any data caused by a customer’s careless usage or bad environmental conditions. Causes that may damage the data of a hard disk drive and the hard disk drive its..

Adjust the heights of desks and chairs appropriate to - Page 21

21 Proper Posture Adjust the heights of desks and chairs appropriate to your height. The heights are to be adjusted so that your arm forms a right angle when you place your hand over the keyboard while sitting down on a chair. Adjust the height of chair so that your heel is comfortably placed on the floor.  Do not use the computer while you are lying down, but only while you are sitting down.  Do not use the computer on your lap. If the computer temperature increases, there is a danger of burning yourself.  Work while keeping your waist straight.  Use a chair with a comfortable..

Keep the monitor or LCD away from your eyes by at - Page 22

22 Eye Position Keep the monitor or LCD away from your eyes by at least 50cm. 50cm  Adjust the height of the monitor and the LCD screen so that its top height is equal to or lower than your eyes.  Avoid setting the monitor and LCD excessively bright.  Keep the monitor and LCD screen clean.  If you wear glasses, clean them before using the computer.  When entering contents printed on a paper into the computer, use a static paper holder so that the height of the paper is almost equal to that of the monitor. Hand Position Keep your arm at a right angle as shown by the figure. ..

check the equalizer default setting before first usage. - Page 23

23 Volume Control (Headphones and Speakers) Check your volume first to listen to music. Check your volume!!  Check if the volume is too loud before using headphones.  It is not recommended using headphones for long periods of time.  Any deviation from the equalizer default setting could cause hearing impairment.  The default setting can be changed through software and driver updates without your intervention. Please check the equalizer default setting before first usage. Use Time (Break Time)  Take a break for 10 minutes or more after a 50-minute period when working for mor..

your equipment is easily accessible in case of fire or - Page 24

24 Safety Instructions Your system is designed and tested to meet the latest standards for safety of information technology equipment. However, to ensure safe use of this product, it is important that the safety instructions marked on the product and in the documentation are followed. Always follow these instructions to help guard against personal injury and damage to your system. Setting Up your System  Read and follow all instructions marked on the product and in the documentation before you operate your system. Retain all safety and operating instructions for future use.  Do not us..

Care During Use - Page 25

25 Care During Use  Do not walk on the power cord or allow anything to rest on it.  Do not spill anything on the system. The best way to avoid spills is to not eat or drink near your system.  Some products have a replaceable CMOS battery on the system board. There is a danger of explosion if the CMOS battery is replaced incorrectly. Replace the battery with the same or equivalent type recommended by the manufacturer. Dispose of batteries according to the manufacturers instructions. If the CMOS battery requires replacement insure that a qualified technician performs the task.  W..

1. The laser devices in these components are classified - Page 26

26 Battery Disposal Do not put rechargeable batteries or products powered by non-removable rechargeable batteries in the garbage. Contact the Samsung Helpline for information on how to dispose of batteries that you cannot use or recharge any longer. Follow all local regulations when disposing of old batteries. THERE IS A RISK OF EXPLOSION IF BATTERY IS REPLACED BY AN INCORRECT TYPE. DISPOSE OF USED BATTERIES ACCORDING TO THE INSTRUCTIONS. Laser Safety All systems equipped with CD or DVD drives comply with the appropriate safety standards, including IEC 60825- 1. The laser devices in these c..

configuration of an EN 60 320/IEC 320 Standard - Page 27

27 Connect and Disconnect the AC adapter The socket-outlet shall be installed near the equipment and shall be easily accessible. Do not unplug the power cord out by pulling the cable only. Power Cord Requirements The power cord set (wall plug, cable and AC adapter plug) you received with your computer meets the requirements for use in the country where you purchased your equipment. Power cord sets for use in other countries must meet the requirements of the country where you use the computer. For more information on power cord set requirements, contact your authorized dealer, reseller, or s..

Regulatory Compliance Statements - Page 28

28 Regulatory Compliance Statements Wireless Guidance (If fitted with 2.4G band or 5G band) Low power, Radio LAN type devices (radio frequency (RF) wireless communication devices), operating in the 2.4GHz/ 5GHz Band, may be present (embedded) in your notebook system. The following section is a general overview of considerations while operating a wireless device. Additional limitations, cautions, and concerns for specific countries are listed in the specific country sections (or country group sections). The wireless devices in your system are only qualified for use in the countries ident..

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29  Radio frequency wireless communication can interfere with equipment on commercial aircraft. Current aviation regulations require wireless devices to be turned off while traveling in an airplane. 802.11ABGN (also known as wireless Ethernet or Wifi) and Bluetooth communication devices are examples of devices that provide wireless communication.  In environments where the risk of interference to other devices or services is harmful or perceived as harmful, the option to use a wireless device may be restricted or eliminated. Airports, Hospitals, and Oxygen or flammable gas laden atm..

Safety Notices for Other Devices in the Wireless - Page 30

30 USA and Canada Safety Requirements and Notices Do not touch or move antenna while the unit is transmitting or receiving. Do not hold any component containing the radio such that the antenna is very close or touching any exposed parts of the body, especially the face or eyes, while transmitting. Do not operate the radio or attempt to transmit data unless the antenna is connected; if not, the radio may be damaged. Use in specific environments: The use of wireless devices in hazardous locations is limited by the constraints posed by the safety directors of such environments. The use of wir..

Unintentional Emitter per FCC Part 15 - Page 31

31 Unintentional Emitter per FCC Part 15 This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the following two conditions:(1) this device may not cause harmful interference, and (2) this device must accept any interference received, including interference that may cause undesired operation. This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class B digital device pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC Rules. These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference in a residential installation. This equipment generates, us..

Modification to a wireless device will void the - Page 32

32 Intentional emitter per FCC Part 15 (If fitted with 2.4G band or 5G band) Low power, Radio LAN type devices (radio frequency (RF) wireless communication devices), operating in the 2.4GHz/5GHz Band, may be present (embedded) in your notebook system. This section is only applicable if these devices are present. Refer to the system label to verify the presence of wireless devices. Wireless devices that may be in your system are only qualified for use in the United States of America if an FCC ID number is on the system label. This device is restricted to indoor use due to its operation in ..

(If fitted with a modem device.) - Page 33

33 FCC Part 68 (If fitted with a modem device.) This equipment compiles with part of the FCC rules. On the back of this equipment is a label that contains, among other information, the FCC registration number and ringer equivalence number (REN) for this equipment. If requested, this information must be provided to the telephone company. This equipment uses the following USOC jacks : RJ11C An FCC compliant telephone cord and modular plug is provided with this equipment. This equipment is designed to be connected to the telephone network or promises wiring using a compatible modular jack whi..

(If fitted with 2.4G band or 5G band) - Page 34

34 Unintentional Emitter per ICES-003 This digital apparatus does not exceed the Class B limits for radio noise emissions from digital apparatus as set out in the radio interference regulations of Industry Canada. Le présent appareil numérique n’émet pas de bruits radioélectriques dépassant les limitesapplicables aux appareils numériques de Classe B prescrites dans le règlement sur le brouillage radioélectrique édicté par Industrie Canada. Intentional Emitter per RSS 210 (If fitted with 2.4G band or 5G band) Low power, Radio LAN type devices (radio frequency (RF) wireless commu..

them in any way. Modification to a wireless device will - Page 35

35 This transmitter must not be collocated or operate in conjunction with any other antenna or transmitter except the installed Bluetooth transmitter. Operation of this device is subject to the following two conditions: (1) This device may not cause harmful interference, and (2) this device must accept any interference received, including interference that may cause undesired operation of the device. To prevent radio interference to licensed service, this device is intended to be operated indoors and away from windows to provide maximum shielding. Equipment (or its transmit antenna) that is..

countries or regions within countries under the heading - Page 36

36 European Union CE Marking and Compliance Notices Products intended for sale within the European Union are marked with the Conformité Européene (CE) Marking, which indicates compliance with the applicable Directives and European standards and amendments identified below. This equipment also carries the Class 2 identifier. The following information is only applicable to systems labeled with the CE mark . European Directives This Information Technology Equipment has been tested and found to comply with the following European directives:  EMC Directive 2004/108/EC  Low Voltage Dire..

EU R&TTE Compliance Statements - Page 37

37 EU R&TTE Compliance Statements Česky [Czech] Samsung tímto prohlašuje, že tento Notebook PC je ve shodě se základními požadavky a dalšími příslušnými ustanoveními směrnice 1999/5/ES. Dansk [Danish] Undertegnede Samsung erklærer herved, at følgende udstyr Notebook PC overholder de væsentlige krav og øvrige relevante krav i direktiv 1999/5/EF. Deutsch [German] Hiermit erklärt Samsung, dass sich das Gerät Notebook PC in Übereinstimmung mit den grundlegenden Anforderungen und den übrigen einschlägigen Bestimmungen der Richtlinie 1999/5/ EG befindet. Eesti [Eston..

are designed for use only in specific countries or - Page 38

38 Slovensko [Slovenian] Samsung izjavlja, da je ta Notebook PC v skladu z bistvenimi zahtevami in ostalimi relevantnimi določili direktive 1999/5/ES. Slovensky [Slovak] Samsung týmto vyhlasuje, že Notebook PC spĺňa základné požiadavky a všetky príslušné ustanovenia Smernice 1999/5/ES. Suomi [Finnish] Samsung vakuuttaa täten että Notebook PC tyyppinen laite on direktiivin 1999/5/EY oleellisten vaatimusten ja sitä koskevien direktiivin muiden ehtojen mukainen. Svenska [Swedish] Härmed intygar Samsung att denna Notebook PC står I överensstämmelse med de väsentliga egenskap..

(for products fitted with EU-approved modems) - Page 39

39 General European standards dictate maximum radiated transmit power of 100 mW effective isotropic radiated power (EIRP) and the frequency range 2400 – 2483.5 MHz. The low band 5.15 - 5.35 GHz is for indoor use only. Belgium The product may be used outdoors, but for outdoor transmissions over a distance of 300m or more, a license from the BIPT is required. This restriction should be indicated in the manual as follows: Dans le cas d’une utilisation privée, à l’extérieur d’un bâtiment, au-dessus d’un espace public, aucun enregistrement n’est nécessaire pour une distance de m..

Correct Disposal of This Product - Page 40

40 WEEE SYMBOL INFORMATION Correct Disposal of This Product (Waste Electrical & Electronic Equipment) (Applicable in the European Union and other European countries with separate collection systems) This marking on the product, accessories or literature indicates that the product and its electronic accessories (e.g. charger, headset, USB cable) should not be disposed of with other household waste at the end of their working life. To prevent possible harm to the environment or human health from uncontrolled waste disposal, please separate these items from other types of waste and recycle..

(For 15.6 inch models) - Page 41

41 Overview Front View Before You Start!  Optional items may be changed or may not be provided depending on the computer model.  The actual color and appearance of the computer may differ from the pictures used in this guide. 1 Camera Lens (Optional) Using this lens, you can take still pictures and record video. 2 Speaker A device used to generate sound. 3 Power Button Turns the computer on and off. 4 Keyboard A device to enter data by pressing the keys. 5 Touchpad/ Touchpad Buttons The touchpad and touchpad buttons provide functions similar to the mouse ball and buttons. 6 Status Ind..

Status Indicators - Page 42

42 Status Indicators 1 Caps Lock This turns on when the Caps Lock key is pressed allowing capital letters to be typed without holding the Shift button down. 2 HDD/ODD This turns on when the hard disk is or ODD being accessed. 3 Wireless LAN This turns on when the wireless LAN is operating. 4 Charge Status This shows the power source and the battery charge status. Green: When the battery is fully charged or the battery is not installed. Red: When the battery is being charged. Off: When the computer is running on battery power without being connected to AC adapter. 5 Power This shows the comp..

For 15.6 inch models - Page 43

43 Right View 1 CD Drive(ODD) (Optional) Plays CD or DVD titles. Since an ODD(Optical Disk Drive) is optional, the installed drive depends on the computer model. 2 USB Port You can connect USB devices to the USB port such as a keyboard/mouse, digital camera, etc. 1 2 ► For 15.6 inch models ► For 14 inch models 1 CD Drive(ODD) (Optional) Plays CD or DVD titles. Since an ODD(Optical Disk Drive) is optional, the installed drive depends on the computer model. 2 USB Port You can connect USB devices to the USB port such as a keyboard/mouse, digital camera, etc. 3 Security Lock Port You can co..

For 15.6 inch models - Page 44

44 Left View ► For 15.6 inch models 2 1 3 4 5 6 7 8 1 Security Lock Port You can connect a Kensington lock to the Security Lock Port to prevent the computer from being stolen. 2 DC Jack A jack to connect the AC adapter that supplies power to the computer. 3 Monitor Port A port used to connect a monitor, TV or projector supporting a 15pin D-SUB interface. 4 Wired LAN Port Connect the Ethernet cable to this port. 5 Digital Video/Audio Port (HDMI) (Optional) You can connect an HDMI cable to this port. Using this port, you can enjoy digital video and audio on the TV. 6 USB Port You can connec..

For 14 inch models - Page 45

45 Left View 1 DC Jack A jack to connect the AC adapter that supplies power to the computer. 2 Wired LAN Port Connect the Ethernet cable to this port. 3 Monitor Port A port used to connect a monitor, TV or projector supporting a 15pin D-SUB interface. 4 Digital Video/Audio Port (HDMI) (Optional) You can connect an HDMI cable to this port. Using this port, you can enjoy digital video and audio on the TV. 5 USB Port You can connect USB devices to the USB port such as a keyboard/mouse, digital camera, etc. 6 Microphone Jack A jack used to connect the microphone. 7 Headphone Jack A jack used to..

If the vents are blocked the computer may overheat. - Page 46

46 Back View 1 Battery This is a Lithium-Ion rechargeable battery that supplies power to the computer. 2 Fan Vents The internal heat of the computer is emitted through these holes. If the vents are blocked the computer may overheat. Avoid blocking the vents as this may be dangerous. 1 2

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For 15.6 inch models - Page 47

47 Bottom View 1 2 3 1 2 ► For 15.6 inch models ► For 14 inch models 1 Battery Latches The latch used to remove or install the battery. 2 Memory Compartment Cover The main memory is installed inside the cover. 3 Hard Disk Drive Compartment Cover The hard disk drive is installed inside the cover. 1 Battery Latches The latch used to remove or install the battery. 2 Memory/Hard Disk Drive Compartment Cover The main memory is installed inside the cover. The hard disk drive is installed inside the cover.

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When turning the computer on for the first time, the - Page 48

48 Turning the Computer On and Off Turning the computer on 1 Install the battery and connect the AC adapter . 2 Lift the LCD panel up. 3 Press the Power button to turn the computer on. 4 Power button LED is lit while the computer is turned on. LED  If you press and release the Power button on the computer when it is on, the computer enters Sleep mode.  When running the computer on battery power, the LCD brightness is dimmed automatically to save battery power. Press the Fn+ key to increase the LCD brightness.  When turning the computer on for the first time, the Register Windows s..

as shown in the figure below to shut the - Page 49

49 Turning the computer off Since the procedures to turn the computer off may differ depending on the installed operating system, please turn the computer off according to the procedures for the purchased operating system. 1 Click the Start button on the taskbar. 2 ▶ For Windows 7 Click Shut down to shut down the computer. 1 2 Save all your data before clicking on Shut down . ▶ For Windows Vista Click on Start > and then click on Shut Down as shown in the figure below to shut the computer down. Power Button 1 2 3 Using the Power button in Windows Vista For Windows Vista, the Power b..

Using the computer - Page 50

Chapter 2. Using the computer Keyboard 51 Touchpad 53 Basic Touchpad Functions 54 The Gesture Function of the Touchpad (Optional) 56 Touchpad On/Off Function 58 CD Drive (ODD, Optional) 59 Inserting and Ejecting a CD 59 Multi Card Slot (Optional) 60 Connecting a monitor / TV 63 Connecting to the Monitor / TV 63 Viewing Through a Monitor / TV 65 Using Dual View 68 Adjusting the Volume 70 Wired Network 72 Wireless Network (Optional) 75 Connecting to a Wireless LAN 75

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Samsung Magic Doctor - Page 51

51 Keyboard Shortcut key functions and procedures are discussed in the following sections.  The keyboard image may differ from the actual keyboard.  The keyboard may differ depending on your country. The following mainly describes the shortcut keys. Shortcut Keys You can use the following functions by pressing the keys below with the Fn key. Fn+ Name Function REST (Sleep Mode) Switches to Sleep mode. To wake the computer up, press the Power button. Gauge Shows the remaining battery charge. You can only use this function when the Easy Display Manager program is installed. Euro Enters t..

Advanced - Page 52

52 Fn+ Name Function Easy SpeedUp Manager You can select operation mode when you need maximum system performance or low-noise/low power consumption with one-click.  Silent: Low-noise and low power consumption mode  Normal: Normal Mode  Speed: Maximum performance mode. The system operates in its maximum performance, and system resources are allocated to the currently active program with priority for maximum performance. If you don’t want fan noise turning ON and OFF in the Silent mode, select the Advanced menu > Fan Silent Mode > Low in the BIOS Setup. The fan keeps turning ..

Advanced > Touch Pad LED - Page 53

53 Touchpad The touchpad provides the same function as a mouse and the left and right buttons of the touchpad plays the role of the left and right buttons of a mouse. Before You Start!  Use the Touchpad with your fingers. Using a sharp object may damage the Touchpad.  If you touch the Touchpad or press the Touchpad buttons while booting up, the Windows boot time may be extended. Touchpad Use to move the cursor. Scroll Area Plays the role of the mouse wheel. You can scroll up and down using the Scroll Area. Touchpad Left Button You can select or run a program using this button. Touchp..

Basic Touchpad Functions - Page 54

54 Moving the cursor on the screen Place your finger on the touchpad slightly and move your finger. The mouse cursor will move accordingly. Move your finger in the direction you wish to move the cursor. Click Function Place your finger on the touchpad and tap your finger once over an item you want. Alternatively, press the left touchpad button once. Tap Click or Double-Click Function Put your finger on the touchpad and quickly tap twice with your finger on an item you want. Alternatively, press the left touchpad button twice quickly. ClickClick TapTap or Right Button Function This co..

Holding down the left - Page 55

55 Drag Function Dragging refers to moving an item to another place after selecting it. Press and hold down the left touchpad button over an item you want to drag and move the item to the new location. Holding down the left touchpad button Move

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Sound > Mouse > Device Settings tab > Settings - Page 56

56 The Gesture Function of the Touchpad (Optional)  The Touchpad Gesture function may not be provided and the version of the function may differ depending on the model. Some usage procedures may differ depending on the version.  For detailed usage procedures, refer to the description in the Touchpad Settings window.  The images in this document may differ from the actual screen images and a different Touchpad may be provided depending on the model. In addition, since the pictures used in this document are pictures of a representative model, they may differ from the actual appearanc..

This function is the same as the scroll area of the - Page 57

57 The Scroll Function This function is the same as the scroll area of the Touchpad. If you place two fingers over the Touchpad and move them up, down, left or right, the screen is scrolled up, down, left or right. or Zoom Functions If you place two fingers over the Touchpad together or apart, the current image or text is zoomed in or out. or Zoom-out Zoom-in Rotation function Place two fingers over the touchpad and move the fingers as follows to rotate the photo or image. or Move function You can move to the previous or next page when you are looking at a photo or surfing the Internet..

You can set the touchpad and touchpad button settings - Page 58

58 Touchpad On/Off Function If you want to use the mouse only without using the touchpad, you can turn the touchpad off. To lock the touchpad function, press the Fn + keys. You can set the touchpad and touchpad button settings in the tabs that appear when clicking Start > Control Panel > Hardware and Sound > Mouse .

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Inserting and Ejecting a CD - Page 59

59 CD Drive (ODD, Optional) An optical disk drive is optional and may differ depending on your computer model. For detailed specifications, refer to the catalogue.  Do not insert a cracked or scratched CD. Otherwise, the CD may break and damage the optical disk drive when the CD rotates at a high speed.  When you clean a CD or DVD title, wipe with a soft cloth from inside to outside.  Insert a Mini CD into the center of the CD drive.  The images used for the illustration are of a representative model, therefore the images may differ from the the actual product.  Using a CD t..

To Insert and Use a Memory Card - Page 60

60 Multi Card Slot (Optional) Using the multi card slot, you can read and write data to a SD card, SDHC card, MMC card. You can use a card as a removable disk and conveniently exchange data with digital devices such as a digital camera, digital camcorder, MP3, etc.. Before You Start!  You have to additionally purchase a multi card with the necessary capacity depending on your requirements.  You can use a multi card just like any data storage device. A copyright protection function is not supported.  Since you can lose a card when moving the computer, keep the card separately.  S..

Continue Without Scanning - Page 61

61 2 The card drive appears. Click Open folder and view files . If the window does not appear, click Start > Computer . If a window asking to scan and change appears, click Continue Without Scanning . This will proceed to Step 2 above. 3 You can save, move and delete data by double- clicking the corresponding drive. The device name of the card drive may differ depending on your computer model. You can only use the card after formatting it. Using a Mini SD and RS-MMC Since the above cards are too small, you cannot insert the cards into the slot directly. Insert the card into the dedicate..

When using the memory card for the first time, you must - Page 62

62 To remove a memory card Take hold of the end of the card and remove the card. To format a memory card format a memory card When using the memory card for the first time, you must format the card before using it. Formatting a card deletes all data saved on the card. If the card includes data, backup the data before formatting it. 1 Click Start > Computer. 2 Right-click over a card drive with the touchpad and select Format . 3 Click Start to the formatting.  To use a card to exchange data with a digital device such as a digital camera, formatting the data using the digital device is..

You have to buy a connection cable additionally. - Page 63

63 Connecting a monitor / TV Using an external display device is useful when you are giving a presentation or watching a video or movie through your monitor. Before You Start!  You have to buy a connection cable additionally.  The images used for the illustration are of a representative model, therefore the images may differ from the the actual product.  Due to restrictions of the operating system the DualView function is not supported for Windows 7 Starter. Connecting to the Monitor / TV Connecting to the Monitor port Connect the computer to the RGB port of the monitor or TV using..

Connecting to the HDMI port (Optional) - Page 64

64 Connecting to the HDMI port (Optional) Connect the computer to the HDMI port of the monitor or TV using a HDMI cable.  When connecting the computer to a TV, switch the external input mode of the TV to ‘HDMI’.  When a TV provides more than one HDMI port, connect the computer to the “DVI IN” port.

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Switching the Display Device using the - Page 65

65 Switching the Display Device using the Shortcut Key Press the Fn + key combination once. Then the Easy Display Manager screen appears in which you can select a display device. Whenever you press the key while holding down the Fn key, the selected option is changed. Example) Selecting LCD+CRT Dual View  LCD : Notebook Screen  CRT : External Monitor Screen  HDMI : TV Screen or Monitor (when it is connected via the HDMI port).  LCD+CRT Clone : Notebook+ External Monitor Screen  LCD+CRT DualView: Notebook+ External Monitor Screen in Dual View  LCD+HDMI Clone: Notebook+ TV(o..

Device Manager > Display adapters - Page 66

66 Setting up HDMI TV video (Optional) If the Desktop screen displayed on the TV does not fit to the TV screen, configure it as follows depending on the graphics card.  You can view the graphics card type by selecting Device Manager > Display adapters and then clicking the + symbol.  The screen images and terms may differ from actual product depending on the computer model and driver version.  For ATI graphics cards 1 Right-click over the Desktop and select ATI Catalyst Control Center > Advanced and click Next . 2 In the Graphics window, select Graphics > Desktops & ..

Setting up HDMI TV audio (Optional) - Page 67

67 Setting up HDMI TV audio (Optional) You can configure the sound of the computer to be played through the HDMI TV. You have to configure the sound device in the Control Panel whenever you connect the HDMI TV in order to hear sound from the computer on the TV. The screen images and terms may differ from actual product depending on the computer model. 1 Right-click over the Volume Control icon in the notification area at the bottom right of the Desktop and select Playback Devices . (Alternatively, click the Control Panel > Hardware and Sound > Sound .) 2 If the default Playback Dev..

Selecting Dual View - Page 68

68 Selecting Dual View Check if the external display device is properly connected and follow the instructions below. 1 Click the Start > Control Panel > Appearance and Personalization > Adjust screen resolution . 2 ▶ For Windows 7 Click the monitor number 2 icon and select Extend these displays in the Multiple displays item. Click the Apply button and then the OK button. ▶ For Windows Vista Click on the number 2 monitor icon and select Extend the desktop onto this monitor . Click Apply and then click the OK button. Using Dual View Dual View enables users to expand their compute..

Using Window in Dual View - Page 69

69 3 When notebook LCD is set as the main device, the 1 digit is displayed over it and the 2 digit is displayed over the auxiliary display device. Now you can expand the Desktop screen over 2 display devices. When using Dual View, it is recommended setting the LCD as the main device (number 1). Adjusting the resolution of the auxiliary display device (Monitor Number 2) If the resolution of the auxiliary display device is output, you can adjust the resolution and color quality by clicking Start > Control Panel > Appearance and Personalization > Adjust screen resolution > Monitor ..

Adjusting the Volume - Page 70

70 Adjusting the Volume using the Keyboard Press the Fn + key combination or Fn + key combination to adjust the volume. Press the Fn + key combination to turn the volume on or off. Adjusting the Volume using the Volume Adjustment Program Click the Volume icon on the taskbar and slide the volume control bar to adjust the volume. Mute Alternatively, right-click over the Volume icon and select Open Volume Mixer to adjust the volume. Using the Sound Recorder The procedures to record sound using the Windows Recorder are described below. 1 Connect a microphone to the microphone jack. You can also..

application of SRS effect when user plays the file - Page 71

71 3 Check if the microphone is set as the default recording device. If this is the case, it is already set as the default device. If not, right-click over the microphone and select Set default . 4 Click Start > All Programs > Accessories > Sound Recorder and click Start recording to start a recording. Using SRS The SRS function enables you to experience more stereophonic sound using stereo speakers.  The software programs provider may vary, depending on your computer model.  In addition, some pictures may differ from actual product depending on the computer model and softwar..

Wired Network - Page 72

72 1 Connect a LAN cable to the computer’s LAN port. 2 ▶ For Windows 7 Click Start > Control Panel > Network and Internet > Network and Sharing Center and click on Change adapter settings in the left menu pane. ▶ For Windows Vista Click Start > Control Panel > Network and Internet > Network and Sharing Center and click Manage Network Connections in the left menu pane. 3 Select Local Area Connection and click the right button of the touch pad and select Properties . The LAN Device name may differ depending on your computer's Network Device. Wired Network A wired netwo..

screen shown in the figure above. You can add - Page 73

73 4 Select Internet Protocol Version 4(TCP/IPv4) from the list of Network Components and click Properties .  The Network Component name may differ depending on the Operating System Installed.  To add a network component, click Install in the screen shown in the figure above. You can add clients, services, and protocols. 5 Configure the IP settings. When using DHCP, select Obtain an IP address automatically . To use a static IP address, select Use the following IP address , and set the IP address manually. When not using DHCP, ask your network administrator for the IP address. 6 Whe..

Using both DHCP and a fixed IP - Page 74

74 Using both DHCP and a fixed IP simultaneously Using the Alternate Configuration , you can set both automatic and fixed IP addresses and then you can select to use either of them to connect to the Internet. 1 ▶ For Windows 7 Click Start > Control Panel > Network and Internet > Network and Sharing Center and click on Change adapter settings in the left menu pane. ▶ For Windows Vista Click Start > Control Panel > Network and Internet > Network and Sharing Center and click Manage Network Connections in the left pane. 2 Right-click over the Local Area Connection and s..

Connecting to a Wireless LAN - Page 75

75 Wireless Network (Optional) A wireless network (Wireless LAN) environment is a network environment that enables communicating between multiple computers at home or a small-size office through wireless LAN devices. Before You Start!  The descriptions below are for computer models with a Wireless LAN card or device. A Wireless LAN device is optional. The pictures in this manual may differ from the actual product depending on your wireless LAN device model.  To use the wireless LAN, you have to turn the wireless LAN on first by pressing the Fn + keys. If the wireless LAN is turned o..

If there is a configured network key for the AP to - Page 76

76 2 Click Connect . If a network key is set for the AP, enter the network key and then click Connect . For the network key, please ask your network administrator. 3 When Connected to the AP is displayed, click the Close button. You can access the network. ▶ For Windows Vista 1 Right-click over the Network Connections icon on the taskbar and click Connect to the Network . 2 Select an AP to connect to and click Connect . If there is a configured network key for the AP to connect to, the Enter Network Key window appears. Enter the network key in the window and then click the Connect button..

Checking the network connection status - Page 77

77 3 When Connected to the AP is displayed, click the Close button. You can access the network. Checking the network connection status Move the mouse pointer over the Wireless Network Connection icon on the taskbar, and the connection status is displayed. (For Windows Vista, ) Windows 7 Windows Vista

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Settings and Upgrade - Page 78

Chapter 3. Settings and Upgrade LCD Brightness Control 79 BIOS Setup 80 Entering the BIOS Setup 80 The BIOS Setup Screen 81 Setting a Boot Password 83 Changing the Boot Priority 85 Upgrading Memory 86 Battery 89 Installing/Removing the Battery 89 Charging the Battery 90 Measuring the Remaining Battery Charge 91 Extending the Battery Usage Time 92 Using the Security Lock Port 93

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Controlling the Brightness Using the Keyboard - Page 79

79 LCD Brightness Control You can adjust the LCD brightness in 8 levels. Before You Start! The screen brightness is automatically set to the brightest level (brightness level 8) when AC power is connected and the brightness is automatically set dimmer when the computer runs on battery power to extend the battery use time. Controlling the Brightness Using the Keyboard Adjust the LCD brightness by pressing the Fn + key or the Fn + key. The LCD brightness can change up to 8 levels and the brightness increases by 1 level when pressing the Fn + key once.  Maintaining the changed LCD brightnes..

Entering the BIOS Setup - Page 80

80 BIOS Setup The BIOS Setup enables you to configure your computer hardware according to your needs. Before You Start!  Use the BIOS setup to define a boot password, change the booting priority, or add a new device. Since incorrect settings may cause your system to malfunction or crash, take care when configuring the BIOS.  The functions of the BIOS setup are subject to change for product function enhancement purposes. The BIOS Setup menus and items may differ depending on your computer model. Entering the BIOS Setup 1 Turn the computer on. 2 When the booting screen (SAMSUNG logo)..

The BIOS Setup Screen - Page 81

81 The BIOS Setup Screen XXXXXXXX Setup Menu Setup Items Help Help for the selected item appears automatically. Setup Menu Description Main Used to change the basic system and environment settings. Advanced Used to configure advanced functions on your computer for devices and chipsets. Security Used to configure security functions, including passwords. Boot Used to set the boot priority and other boot options Exit Used to exit the Setup either saving the changes or not. The BIOS Setup menus and items may differ depending on your computer model.

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The keyboard image may differ from the actual keyboard. - Page 82

82 System Setup Keys In the Setup, you have to use the keyboard. F1 Press to view the Setup Help. Up & Down Keys Press to move up and down. F5/F6 Press to change the item value. F9 Press to load the default Setup settings. ESC Press to return to a higher level menu or to move to the Exit menu. Left & Right Keys Press to move to another menu. Enter Press to select an item or to enter a sub menu. F10 Press to save the changes and exit Setup. The keyboard image may differ from the actual keyboard.

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password for confirmation, and press < - Page 83

83 Setting a Supervisor Password A Supervisor Password is required to turn the computer on or to start the System Setup. When setting a Supervisor Password, users other than a supervisor cannot use the computer. 1 Select the Security menu in the BIOS Setup. 2 In the Set Supervisor Password item, press < Enter >. 3 Enter a password, press < Enter >, re-enter the password for confirmation, and press < Enter > again. The password can be up to 8 alphanumeric characters. Special characters are not allowed. 4 The supervisor password has been set. The supervisor password is requ..

Confirm New Password - Page 84

84 Setting a User Password Users can start the system with a user password, but cannot enter the System Setup. By doing this, you can prevent other users from entering Setup. Before configuring a user password, a supervisor password must have been configured. Deactivating the supervisor password also deactivates the user password. In the Set User Password item, press < Enter > and complete the procedures from Step 3 of Setting a Supervisor Password. Setting Up a Boot Password To setup a boot password, the administrator password ( Set Supervisor Password ) should be set in advance. S..

Press the down key (↓) to move to the - Page 85

85 1 Select the Boot menu in the BIOS Setup. 2 Press < Enter > on the Boot Device Priority item. 3 Press the down key (↓) to move to the AHCI HDD itemand press the F6 key to move up to the top item. 4 Press the F10 key to save the settings and exit Setup. The highest boot priority device is now set to the Hard Drive. Changing the Boot Priority By default, the highest boot priority device is set to the CD-ROM/DVD drive. As an example, the procedures to change the highest boot priority device to the hard disk drive are described below. Boot Device Priority [Boot priority order] 1. AHC..

e.g)in the case of using DDR2 - Page 86

86 Upgrading Memory One or more memory modules are installed on the computer. There are 2 memory slots and users can replace the installed memory or add new memory. Before You Start!  Replace or install new memory only after shutting the computer down completely. Do not replace or install memory when the computer is in Sleep mode.  Disconnect main power plug and remove the battery before continuing.  To utilize the dual channel feature, using memory modules with the same specifications (of the same capacity and from the same manufacturer) is recommended.  Only use the same type..

completely fixed. If the memory does not fit easily, - Page 87

87 2 Insert a new memory module into the memory slot at an angle of approximately 30 degrees aligning it to the angle of the memory slot. Memory Slot 3 Push the memory module down so that it is completely fixed. If the memory does not fit easily, push the memory module down while pulling the memory module latches outward. (For 15.6 inch models) Memory Slot (For 14 inch models) (For 15.6 inch models) (For 14 inch models)

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Close the memory compartment cover and fasten - Page 88

88 4 Close the memory compartment cover and fasten the screw. Removing a memory module Pull the memory module latches outward. The memory module will pop up. Remove the memory module out at an angle of 30 degrees. (For 15.6 inch models) (For 14 inch models)

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place the computer upside down on a flat surface. - Page 89

89 1 Shutdown the system, close the LCD panel and place the computer upside down on a flat surface. 2 Pull the two battery latches outwards , then remove the battery. Battery Please refer to the following instructions when running the computer on battery power without connecting the AC power. A Lithium-Ion smart battery is supplied with this computer. Before You Start!  Carefully read and follow the precautions printed on the battery before using the battery.  Before using your computer for the first time after purchasing it, charge the battery completely. Precautions  Use only c..

The battery latches move inwards and fix the battery - Page 90

90 3 To install the battery again, slide the battery into the system. The battery latches move inwards and fix the battery automatically. Check if the battery latch has been moved inwards. Charging the Battery 1 Attach the battery and connect the AC adapter to the DC-in jack of the computer. The battery will then start charging. 2 When charging is complete, the Charge LED turns green. Status Charge LED Charging Red Charging complete Green AC adapter not connected Off

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Measuring the Remaining Battery Charge - Page 91

91 Measuring the Remaining Battery Charge You can view the battery charge status by completing the following procedures. To use the shortcut key to view Press the Fn + keys on the keyboard. The remaining battery charge (%) will displayed for a moment. You can only view the charge status in this way when Easy Display Manager is installed on your computer. Confirming the battery charge in the Taskbar Disconnect the AC adapter and move the mouse cursor over the battery icon in the system tray of the Taskbar to confirm the remaining battery charge. Battery Usage Time Information A battery is ..

Extending the Battery Usage Time - Page 92

92 Extending the Battery Usage Time Decreasing the LCD Brightness Press the Fn + keys on the keyboard to decrease the LCD brightness to extend the battery usage time. Using the Battery Calibration Function When charging/discharging the battery repeatedly for a short time only, the battery usage time may be reduced by the difference between the actual battery charge and the remaining charge display. In this case, the actual battery charge and the remaining charge display will be the same by discharging the battery completely using the Battery Calibration function, and then recharging it agai..

Using the Security Lock Port - Page 93

93 Using the Security Lock Port You can connect a Kensington lock to the Security Lock port to prevent your computer from being stolen when you have to use the computer in a public place. To use this feature, you have to purchase the Kensington lock additionally. To use the Kensington lock, refer to the product manual. Tie the Kensington lock cable to a fixed object and install the other end of the cable to the Security Lock port. ► For 15.6 inch models ► For 14 inch models

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Troubleshooting - Page 94

Chapter 4. Troubleshooting Using Samsung Recovery Solution (Optional) 95 Samsung Recovery Solution Functions 95 Restore Function 98 Backup Function 101 System Software Function 105 Reinstalling Windows 7/Vista (For Windows 7 and Windows Vista. For supported models only) 107 Q & A 111 Windows Related 111 Display Related 113 Sound Related 115 Wired Network (LAN) Related 116 Wireless Network (WLAN) Related 118 Game and Program Related 122 Bluetooth (Optional) 123

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Samsung Recovery Solution Functions - Page 95

95 Using Samsung Recovery Solution (Optional) Samsung Recovery Solution is a program that can backup your hard disk and restores it later when a problem occurs with your computer. It also provides a System Software function that enables you to install or backup device drivers and system software programs needed for your system to function properly. Before You Start!  Samsung Recovery Solution may not be provided or the version may differ depending on the model. In addition, some functions may not be provided or may differ depending on the version. For more information on using Samsung Re..

Restore Function - Page 96

96  Restore Function Using this function, you can easily restore your computer to a previous, stable state when your computer no longer works properly or you are unable to boot up your computer due to some problem. If you have backed up data, you can restore the backup data.  Backup Function You can backup the entire C drive or all your data to another hard disk drive or DVD . You can restore the backed up drive or data using the Restore function. Basic Restore Complete Restore Data Restore This function quickly restores major Windows files (C:\ Windows) without touching the user con..

Samsung Recovery Solution - Page 97

97  System Software function You can back up the System Software saved on the hard disk to another hard disk drive or DVD, and reinstall part or all software programs to your computer. System Software function This function installs the system software programs needed for your computer System Software Installation This function backs up all System Software Programs System Software Backup  The system software function is supported by Samsung Recovery Solution version 4 or later. Therefore, the function may not be supported depending on the version.  You can confirm the version of t..

Partition Setup & Initial Status Backup - Page 98

98 Restore Function Not only can you use Samsung Recovery Solution when Windows is running, but also when you are unable to boot up into Windows. Let’s learn how to use Samsung Recovery Solution. Partition Setup & Initial Status Backup If you turn your computer on for the first time, the Initial Status Backup function is performed after registering Windows. This function saves an image of the Initial Status of the C drive to a secure location so that users can restore the computer to the Initial Status using the Complete Restore function. An Initial Status Backup is only performed on..

restores the major Windows files - Page 99

99 Restoring the computer Restore is a function that enables restoring the computer to a saved point when the computer was purchased or a user-saved point. The Restore function provides the Basic Restore and Complete Restore options. 1 – When Windows is running: Click Start > All Programs > Samsung > Samsung Recovery Solution > Samsung Recovery Solution . – When Windows does not start: Turn the computer on and press the F4 key when the boot screen (SAMSUNG logo) appears. After a moment, the computer boots up in Restoration mode and the Samsung Recovery Solution screen appear..

Since a Complete Restore deletes all user data as well - Page 100

100 3-1 If you have selected Basic Restore : In the Basic Restore screen, click the Next button. The system will be restarted. 3-2 If you have selected Complete Restore : In the restoration point selection screen, select the restoration point described as ‘Computer Initial Status’ and click the Next button. The system will be restarted. Since a Complete Restore deletes all user data as well as additionally installed programs, please backup your important data first using the Data Backup function, before running Complete Restore. 4 If the Samsung Recovery Solution program is launched fo..

restores the image file saved by the Complete Backup - Page 101

101 Backup Function Complete Backup/Restore A Complete Backup saves the complete image of the C drive onto another drive or DVD. A Complete Restore restores the image file saved by the Complete Backup onto the C drive.  Complete Backup If you run Complete Backup using a DVD, you can restore the computer even when a problem occurs with the hard disk or when the restoration area is removed. 1 Click Start > All Programs > Samsung > Samsung Recovery Solution > Samsung Recovery Solution . 2 When the initial menu screen appears, click Backup . 3 Click Complete Backup in the backup..

If there are multiple backup DVDs, insert the first - Page 102

102 6 The Complete Backup begins. If multiple DVDs are required, the expected number of DVDs is displayed in the progress screen. Whenever burning a DVD is completed, the “Insert the next DVD” message will appear. Continue the backup according to the instructions. 7 When the ‘Restart the System’ message appears after the backup is complete, click OK to restart the system.  Complete Restore 1 – When backing up onto DVD Turn the computer on and insert the backup DVD into the DVD drive. If there are multiple backup DVDs, insert the first DVD. – When backing up to another drive ..

If you have specified a hard disk drive or a removable - Page 103

103 6 When the ‘Restart the System’ message appears after the restoration is complete, click OK to restart the system. The Complete Restore has been completed. Data Backup/Restore Data Backup enables you to save specific files or folders onto another drive or DVD. Data Restore enables you to restore data using the data saved by a Data Backup when data is lost. This guide describes the Backup and Restore procedures on the basis of backing up and restoring by using DVD.  Data Backup 1 Click Start > All Programs > Samsung > Samsung Recovery Solution > Samsung Recovery Solu..

has been restored to the specified folder. - Page 104

104  Data Restore 1 – When backing up onto DVD Turn the computer on and insert the backup DVD into the DVD drive. – When backing up to another drive Proceed to Step 2. 2 Click Start > All Programs > Samsung > Samsung Recovery Solution > Samsung Recovery Solution . When you cannot start Windows, turn the computer on and press the F4 key in the boot screen to enter restoration mode. 3 When the initial menu screen appears, click Restore and then click Data Restore . 4 Select a backup item to be restored in the backup list and click the Next button. 5 Select a folder for the ..

Installing System Software - Page 105

105 System Software Function Using System Software The System Software function is a function that enables you to reinstall device drivers and System Software Programs or back up those programs. The system software function is supported by Samsung Recovery Solution version 4 or later. Therefore, the function may not be supported depending on the version. The System Software Installation Function only works in Microsoft Windows.  Installing System Software 1 Click Start > All Programs > Samsung > Samsung Recovery Solution > Samsung Recovery Solution. 2 When the initial menu sc..

If you have specified a hard disk drive or a removable - Page 106

106  System Software Backup 1 Click Start > All Programs > Samsung > Samsung Recovery Solution > Samsung Recovery Solution. 2 When the initial menu screen appears, click System Software > System Software Backup. 3 Specify the Save Path. If your computer has a DVD- Writer, you can specify the DVD drive as the Save Path. Select Drive D. Select the DVD drive. If you have specified a hard disk drive or a removable disk as the Save Path, the SamsungSoftware folder is created on the corresponding drive (e.g. D:\) and the system software programs are saved to that folder. Take c..

Reinstalling Windows 7/Vista - Page 107

107 Reinstalling in Windows 1 Insert the SYSTEM RECOVERY MEDIA into the DVD drive. 2 When the AutoPlay window appears, select Run setup.exe and click Allow . This screen may not appear depending on the security level. Reinstalling Windows 7/Vista (For Windows 7 and Windows Vista. For supported models only) You can reinstall Windows using the SYSTEM RECOVERY MEDIA for Windows when Windows is no longer working properly. (For models supplied with a SYSTEM RECOVERY MEDIA.) For models supplied with the Samsung Recovery Solution, you can reinstall Windows using the Samsung Recovery Solution. Thes..

Go online to get the latest updates - Page 108

108 3 If the Select Windows Installation window appears, click Install Now . When the Select Update window appears, click on the relevant item. Windows 7 installation selection window Windows Vista installation selection window  If you select Go online to get the latest updates for installation in the Select Update window, the latest updates are installed and Step 4 follows. At this time, the computer must be connected to the Internet.  For Windows 7/Vista, the screen asking for the operating system to be installed may appear depending on the version. If you click the Next button, the..

Next - Page 109

109  For Windows 7/Vista , this screen may not appear depending on the version.  Custom Select this option to Reinstall Windows . You have to reinstall all necessary device drivers and programs after the Custom installation. In addition, unnecessary folders and files may remain on the hard disk drives after the installation (e.g. C:\ Windows.old, etc.).  Upgrade Select this option to Upgrade Windows while maintaining current files, configurations and programs. Although you therefore do not need to reinstall the device drivers and programs, some programs may not work properly aft..

When previous Windows installation files are in the - Page 110

110 Reinstalling when Windows does not start When Windows does not start, boot up with the SYSTEM RECOVERY MEDIA and from there you can reinstall Windows. 1 Insert the SYSTEM RECOVERY MEDIA into the DVD drive and restart the computer. 2 If the Press any key to boot from CD or DVD... message appears while booting, press any key on the keyboard. 3 After a while, the Options windows such as Language, Time, Keyboard, etc. appear. Confirm the settings and click the Next button. 4 If the Select Windows Installation window appears, click Install Now . For Windows Vista, the screen asking for the ..

When unwanted confirmation windows appear - Page 111

111 Q & A This section provides information on possible problems, solutions and other references for using the system.  Since these descriptions are written on the basis of the latest operating system, Windows 7, some of the content and the figures of the descriptions may differ depending on the operating system. Since the procedures for other Windows operating systems are similar, use the computer referring to these descriptions.  The path may differ depending on the operating system. Q When unwanted confirmation windows appear repeatedly while installing or running a program, ..

allows different Windows firewall - Page 112

112 Q The Windows Firewall setting according to the network location (for the Windows 7 operating system only) A Windows 7 allows different Windows firewall settings for each network location. The following network locations are available: Home Network , Company Network and Common Network . You can determine whether to use the Windows Firewall and select a firewall security setting for each location. z If the network setting window appears in Windows 7 after setting up the IP address, select a location. x Click Start > Control Panel > System and Security > Windows Firewall > A..

Display Related - Page 113

113 Q The LCD screen is too dark or too bright. A Turn the LCD backlight on or adjust the LCD brightness. Press Fn + to turn the LCD backlight on or press Fn + or Fn + to adjust the LCD brightness. Q The screensaver is activated while Media Player is playing a movie or video clip. A Unselect Library > More Options > Player > Allow screen saver during playback in the Media Player. Q In the following cases, the screen blinks or there is noise for a short time.  Click the Graphics Related tab, Change Resolution, Change Display Device, Remove the AC Adapter, Restart the System, Chan..

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114 Q The shortcut icons are not displayed on the screen even if I press the shortcut key. A The shortcut icons only appear when the Easy Display Manager program is installed. Q I have connected a monitor (or projector) to the computer, but the colors on the monitor are abnormally displayed. A Check if the monitor and computer are properly connected with the signal cable and reconnect the cable if necessary. Q I am trying to view the screen through a TV by connecting it through the HDMI port, but the edge of the screen is not displayed. A It is recommended using a notebook computer screen o..

How can I configure the sound for video or audio - Page 115

115 Q How can I configure the sound for video or audio chatting? A Configuring the Realtek HD Audio Manager z Select Control Panel > Realtek HD Audio Manager . x Select the Mic tab. c Select the Noise Suppression and the Acoustic Echo Cancellation items and click the OK button. When using the Acoustic Echo Cancellation option, select the Play Device > Speaker > Level tab and set the Microphone to Mute. Q I cannot hear my voice with the internal microphone. A This is because the sound from the internal microphone is removed so that the sound is not delivered to the speaker and cau..

For Windows 7, Wake On LAN is not supported by Ping. - Page 116

116 Q The <Wake On LAN> function A <Wake On LAN> is a function that activates the system from Sleep mode when a signal (such as a ping or magic packet command) arrives over the network (wired LAN).  Using the <Wake On LAN> Function z ► For Windows 7 Click Start > Control Panel > Network and Internet > Network and Sharing Center and click on Change adapter settings in the left menu pane. ► For Windows Vista Click Start > Control Panel > Network and Internet > Network and Sharing Center and click Manage Network Connections in the left pane. x Right-c..

If you set the first computer to use a - Page 117

117 Q The Home Group function (for the Windows 7 operating system only) A Home Group is a function that enables connecting all the computers at home allowing users to access the data on all computers as if accessing the data on the local computer. If you set the first computer to use a Home Group as a Home Network , you can create a Home Group . A second (and more) computer can participate in the created Home Group . A password is required for participation and you can confirm the password on the first computer. This function is only available between computers that have the Windows 7 op..

The AP network key can be configured using - Page 118

118 Q I cannot find an AP. A Verify whether the Wireless LAN LED is on. If it is turned off, turn it on by pressing the Wireless LAN On/Off button ( Fn + ). Q The Wireless LAN device is operating properly, but I cannot connect to the Internet or to another computer. This is due to an incorrect configuration, or a configuration error. Check the following: A1 When connecting to a wireless Ad-Hoc network, check if the network name (SSID) is the same. A2 If a network key (encryption key) is used, the AP (Access Point) and wireless Ad-Hoc network keys must be the same. The AP network key can ..

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119 Q I cannot connect to the AP.  Check the Computer Settings A1 Select Start > All Programs > Accessories > Windows Mobile Center and check the wireless device status.  When it is represented as Disconnected This means the computer is not connected to the AP. Check the status of the AP, referring to the descriptions of the Checking the SP Settings section below. Check the encryption key configured in the AP and retry to the connection.  When it is represented as Connected, but you cannot connect to the Internet This means the computer is connected to the AP, but the AP ..

> Configure > Internet and Network > Advanced - Page 120

120  When several APs are present simultaneously, check the channel settings for each AP. When different APs are using nearby channels, interference may occur between the electronic waves. Set the AP channels further apart from each other. (Ex: Ch1, Ch5, Ch9, Ch13)  When an AP’s SSID (Service Set ID) option is set to “Hide”, you cannot search for that AP on the computer. We recommend unselecting the “Hide” option for the AP. The SSID is a name used for distinguishing one wireless LAN from another wireless LAN.  It is recommended using Long Preamble. Preamble is a signal f..

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121 Q During the wireless Ad-Hoc network operation, the AP (Access Point) is intermittently not found. A This problem occurs intermittently during the wireless Ad-Hoc network operation. Even if this problem occurs, the wireless Ad-Hoc network operation is working properly and is not affected. Click Refresh to update the AP list. Q I have set the same IP address for both the wireless and wired connections, but they do not work properly. A You cannot use wireless and wired connections using the same IP address. To sequentially use both the wired and wireless connections with the same IP addre..

Game and Program Related - Page 122

122 Game and Program Related Windows may not provide some functions properly when performing some applications especially games, or may cause a problem due to a device driver compatibility issue. For the latest device drivers and bug fixes, please refer to the respective company’s website. Q A 3D game does not work, or some functions are not working. A Change the graphics settings of the game to ‘2D’ or ‘Software Renderer’, then run the program again. Q The game is not displayed smoothly on the screen. A For 3D games, the texture data for the 3D screen display is saved to the sys..

device, you will not be able to find the headset and - Page 123

123 Q How to view the Bluetooth help information. A Press the Windows + F1 key combination to launch Windows Help and search for Bluetooth related items in the Help section. Q When no headset is found or cannot be connected A1 If the headset is already connected to another device, you will not be able to find the headset and cannot connect to the headset even if the headset is found. Disconnect the connection to the other device and then start the search again. A2 If the headset is connected to a power adapter, you cannot make a Bluetooth connection. Disconnect the power adapter and then r..

Product Specifications - Page 124

Chapter 5. Appendix Product Specifications 12 5 Glossary 127 Index 130

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Product Specifications - Page 125

125 Product Specifications The system specifications may differ depending on the derived models. For detailed system specifications, refer to the product catalogue. CPU (Optional) AMD Athlon II Dual-Core, AMD Turion II Dual-Core Main Memory (Optional) Memory type: DDR2 SODIMM Main Chipset (Optional) AMD RX881 Hard Disk Drive (Optional) 9.5mmH SATA HDD Graphics (Optional) ATI Radeon HD 5145/5470 Operating Environment Temperature : -5~40°C for storage, 10~3 5 °C when operating Humidity : 5~90% for storage, 20~80% when operating Operating Voltage 100 - 240VAC Frequency 50/60Hz Output Powe..

SRS WOW HD™ significantly improves the playback - Page 126

126 Registered Trademarks Samsung is a registered trademark of Samsung Co., Ltd. Intel, Pentium/Celeron are registered trademarks of the Intel Corporation. Microsoft, MS-DOS, and Windows are registered trademarks of the Microsoft Corporation. is a trademark of SRS Labs, Inc. TruSurround XT technology is incorporated under license from SRS Labs, Inc. SRS TruSurround XT™ processes multichannel audio content to create a truly immersive surround sound experience with rich bass and clear dialog from the laptop speakers or headphones. is a trademark of SRS Labs, Inc. WOW HD technology is incorp..

This program enables supplying power to a specific - Page 127

127 Glossary The Glossary lists the terminologies used in this User Guide. For terminologies other than these, look in Windows Help. Backup A way to save the current data to restore it later if necessary. A backup is a way to restore computer data when the data or computer is damaged. Chargeable USB This program enables supplying power to a specific USB port when the system is in power saving mode, hibernation mode or off. Client This refers to a computer that uses a shared network resource provided by a server. DDR SDRAM (Double Data Rate Synchronous Dynamic Random Access Memory) DRAM is ..

Notification Area - Page 128

128 Firewall A security system used to protect an internal network or intranet from external networks through an authentication procedure. Hibernation Mode A power mode that saves all data in memory to the hard disk and turns the CPU and hard disk off. When canceling Hibernation Mode, all application programs that were running are restored to their last state. Icon This refers to a small image that represents a file that users can use. LAN (Local Area Network) A communications network connecting computers, printers and other devices within a local area such as within a building. A LAN enab..

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129 Quick Launch This refers to a toolbar that can be configured so that you can launch a program such as Internet Explorer or display the Windows Desktop with one click. You can add any icon to the quick launch area of the Taskbar and launch frequently used program by clicking that icon. Server In general, a server refers to a computer that provides shared resources for network users. Share This refers to setting a resource of a computer such as a folder or printer so that other users can also use it. Shared Folder A folder that can be used by other users on the network. Sleep Mode A powe..

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130 Index BD5xx_R SD4xx_R B Battery 89 Battery Calibration 92 BIOS Setup 80 Booting Priority 85 C CD Drive / Recording 59 Charge 90 Click 54 Connect / Output Monitor 63 D Dual View 68 L LCD Brightness 79 M Memory 86 Multi Card Slot 60 P Password 83 Product Name 41 Product Specifications 125 R Recorder 70 Remaining Battery Charge 91 S Safety Precautions 7 Security Lock Port 93 Shortcut Keys 51 Status Indicators 42 T Touchpad 53 V Volume Control 70 W Wired Network 72 Wireless Network 75

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