BT ON-AIR 1250 CLASSIC User's guide

BT ON-AIR 1250 CLASSIC User's guide

User’s Guide

Learn how to use your Fujitsu LifeBook

U810 notebook

Copyright and Trademark Information

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DECLARATION OF CONFORMITY

Responsible Party Name:

Address:

Telephone: according to FCC Part 15

Declares that product:

Fujitsu Computer Systems Corporation

1250 E. Arques Avenue, M/S 122

Sunnyvale, CA 94085

(408) 746-6000

Base Model Configuration:

LifeBook U810 / LifeBook U1010* notebook

Complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules.

This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC rules. Operations are subject to the following two conditions: (1) This device may not cause harmful interference, (2) This device must accept any interference received, including interference that may cause undesired operation.

*In certain regions, LifeBook U810 may be identified as LifeBook U1010. LifeBook U810 and LifeBook U1010 are identical models in every way.

IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS

This unit requires an AC adapter to operate. Use only UL Listed I.T.E. Class II Adapters with an output rating of 16 VDC, with a current of 2.5 A (40 W).

AC adapter output polarity:

+

When using your notebook equipment, basic safety precautions should always be followed to reduce the risk of fire, electric shock and injury to persons, including the following:

Do not use this product near water for example, near a bathtub, washbowl, kitchen sink or laundry tub, in a wet basement or near a swimming pool.

Avoid using a modem during an electrical storm. There may be a remote risk of electric shock from lightning.

Do not use a modem to report a gas leak in the vicinity of the leak.

Use only the power cord and batteries indicated in this manual. Do not dispose of batteries in a fire. They may explode. Check with local codes for possible special disposal instructions.

To reduce the risk of fire, use only No. 26 AWG or larger UL Listed or CSA Certified Telecommunication Line Cord.

For TV tuner use: To protect from overvoltages and transients on the Cable Distribution System, make sure that the outer shield of the coaxial cable is connected to earth (grounded) at the building premise as close to the point of cable entrance as practicable, as required per NEC Article 820.93, ANSI/NFPA 70: 2005. If you have questions about your CATV installation, contact your service provider.

SAVE THESE INSTRUCTIONS

For Authorized Repair Technicians Only

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Recycling your battery

Over time, the batteries that run your mobile computer will begin to hold a charge for a shorter amount of time; this is a natural occurrence for all batteries. When this occurs, you may want to replace the battery with a fresh one*. If you replace it, it is important that you dispose of the old battery properly because batteries contain materials that could cause environmental damage if disposed of improperly.

Fujitsu is very concerned with environmental protection, and has enlisted the services of the Rechargeable Battery

Recycling Corporation (RBRC)**, a non-profit public service organization dedicated to protecting our environment by recycling old batteries at no cost to you.

RBRC has drop-off points at tens of thousands of locations throughout the United States and Canada. To find the location nearest you, go to www.RBRC.org

or call 1-800-822-8837.

If there are no convenient RBRC locations near you, you can also go to the EIA Consumer Education Initiative website

( http://EIAE.org/ ) and search for a convenient disposal location.

Remember – protecting the environment is a cooperative effort, and you should make every effort to protect it for current and future generations.

* To order a new battery for your Fujitsu mobile computer, go to the Fujitsu shopping site at www.shopfujitsu.com

in the US or www.fujitsu.ca/products/notebooks in Canada.

** RBRC is an independent third party to which Fujitsu provides funding for battery recycling; RBRC is in no way affiliated with

Fujitsu.

Contents

Preface

About This Guide . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12

Conventions Used in the Guide . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12

Fujitsu Contact Information . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13

Chapter 1 Getting to Know Your LifeBook

Overview . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15

Locating the Controls and Connectors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16

Top Components (notebook mode) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19

Top Components (tablet mode) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20

Left-Side Panel Components . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23

Right-Side Panel Components . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25

Bottom Components. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27

Status Indicator Panel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29

Display Panel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 32

Opening the Display Panel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 32

Using the System as a Tablet . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 33

Adjusting Display Panel Brightness. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34

Changing Touch Settings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 35

Using the Fujitsu Zoom Utility. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 35

Handling the System . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 37

Using in Notebook Configuration . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 37

Using in Tablet Configuration . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 37

Keyboard . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 39

Using the Keyboard . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 39

Using the Cursor Buttons . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 41

Button Control Adjustment. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 44

Using the Touch Screen . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 44

Clicking on Touch Screen . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 45

Right-Clicking on Touch Screen . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 45

Double-Clicking . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 46

Dragging . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 46

Calibrating the Touch Screen . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 47

Volume Control . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 48

Controlling the Volume . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 48

LifeBook Application/Tablet PC Buttons . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 49

Button functions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 49

Changing Tablet PC Button Functions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 52

Precautions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 53

Chapter 2 Getting Started with Your LifeBook

Power Sources . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 54

Connecting the Power Adapters . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 54

Starting Your LifeBook Notebook. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 56

Power On . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 56

Boot Sequence . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 57

Hard Disk Drive Passwords . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 57

BIOS Setup Utility . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 58

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Booting the System. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 59

Starting Windows Vista the first time . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 59

Starting Windows XP the First Time . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 61

Registering Your LifeBook notebook with Fujitsu . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 62

Installing ClickMe! . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 62

Fujitsu Driver Update Utility . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 63

Power Management. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 64

Power/Suspend/Resume Button . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 64

Standby (Sleep) Mode . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 65

Hibernation (Save-to-Disk) Feature . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 66

Windows Power Management . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 66

Restarting the System . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 66

Powering Off . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 67

Chapter 3 User-Installable Features

Lithium ion Battery. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 68

Recharging the Batteries. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 69

Replacing the Battery . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 71

Secure Digital (SD) Cards. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 73

Inserting/Removing an SD Card. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 74

Compact Flash (CF) Cards. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 75

Inserting/Removing Compact Flash Cards . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 76

Device Ports . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 78

Universal Serial Bus Ports . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 78

Headphone Jack . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 80

Microphone Jack. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 80

External Video Port . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 80

LAN (RJ-45) Jack. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 82

Port Replicator Connector . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 83

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Chapter 4 Troubleshooting Your LifeBook

Troubleshooting. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 84

Identifying the Problem . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 84

Specific Problems . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 86

Power On Self Test Messages . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 96

Restoring Your Pre-installed Software . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 101

Re-installing Individual Drivers and Applications . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 101

Restoring the Operating System for Windows XP Systems. . . . . . . . . . . . 102

Restoring the Operating System for Windows Vista Systems . . . . . . . . . . 104

Automatically Downloading Driver Updates . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 107

Chapter 5 Care and Maintenance

Caring for your LifeBook Notebook . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 108

Cleaning your LifeBook notebook . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 110

Storing your LifeBook notebook . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 111

Traveling with your LifeBook notebook . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 111

Batteries . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 113

Media Care . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 114

Chapter 6 System Specifications

Specifications . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 116

Configuration Label . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 116

Microprocessor . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 117

Chipset . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 117

Memory. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 117

Video. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 117

Audio . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 118

Mass Storage Device Options. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 118

Features. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 118

Device Ports . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 119

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Keyboard. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 120

Power . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 120

Dimensions and Weight . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 121

Environmental Requirements . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 121

Popular Accessories . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 121

Pre-Installed Software . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 122

Learning About Your Software . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 122

Glossary/Regulatory

Glossary . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 125

Regulatory Information . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 140

Appendix A: WLAN User’s Guide

FCC Regulatory Information . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 141

Regulatory Notes and Statements . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 141

Before Using the Optional Wireless LAN . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 144

Wireless LAN Device Covered by this Document. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 144

Characteristics of the WLAN Device . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 144

Wireless LAN Modes Using this Device . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 145

Deactivating/Disconnecting the WLAN Device . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 147

Deactivation Using the Wireless On/Off Switch . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 148

Disconnection Using the Icon in the Taskbar. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 148

Activating the WLAN Device . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 148

Configuring the Wireless LAN. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 149

Configuring the WLAN Using Windows Vista . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 149

Configuring the WLAN Using Windows XP . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 150

Connection to the network . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 150

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Appendix B: Fingerprint Sensor Device

Introducing the Fingerprint Sensor Device . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 156

Getting Started . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 157

Installing OmniPass . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 157

User Enrollment . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 159

Using OmniPass . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 162

Configuring OmniPass . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 167

OmniPass Control Center . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 169

Troubleshooting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 171

Index

Troubleshooting the WLAN. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 151

Troubleshooting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 151

WLAN Specifications . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 153

Specifications . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 153

Using the Bluetooth Device. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 154

What is Bluetooth . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 154

Where to Find Information About Bluetooth . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 154

Index . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 173

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Preface

About This Guide

The LifeBook U810* notebook from Fujitsu Computer Systems Corporation is an ultra-mobile convertible computer. It can be used either as a standard notebook using keyboard input, or in tablet configuration using pen input. It is powered by an Intel® A110 processor, has a built-in color display with a passive digitizer, and brings the computing power of desktop personal computers (PCs) to a handheld, versatile environment.

This manual explains how to operate your LifeBook U810 notebook’s hardware and pre-installed system software. Your LifeBook U810 notebook comes with Windows® XP Tablet PC Edition 2005,

Windows Vista® Business, or Windows Vista Home Premium pre-installed.

Conventions Used in the Guide

Keyboard and on-screen keys appear in brackets. Example: [Fn], [F1], [ESC], [ENTER] and [CTRL].

Pages with additional information about a specific topic are cross-referenced within the text.

For example: (“See Installation Procedure on page 43”.) Note that all cross-references are linked to the referenced items, so by clicking the link, you will automatically go to the referenced item or page.

On-screen menu items appear in bold. Example: “Click

Fujitsu Menu

, and select your choice”.

*Depending upon the region in which it is marketed, LifeBook U810 may be identified as LifeBook U1010. LifeBook U810 and

U1010 are identical models in every way. For purposes of this document, the LifeBook U810 model name will be used.

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HE INFORMATION ICON HIGHLIGHTS INFORMATION THAT WILL ENHANCE YOUR UNDERSTANDING OF

THE SUBJECT MATERIAL

.

T

HE CAUTION ICON HIGHLIGHTS INFORMATION THAT IS IMPORTANT TO THE SAFE OPERATION OF YOUR

COMPUTER

,

OR TO THE INTEGRITY OF YOUR FILES

. P

LEASE READ ALL CAUTION INFORMATION

CAREFULLY

.

T

HE WARNING ICON HIGHLIGHTS INFORMATION THAT CAN BE HAZARDOUS TO EITHER YOU

,

YOUR

L

IFE

B

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OR YOUR FILES

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LEASE READ ALL WARNING INFORMATION CAREFULLY

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Fujitsu Contact Information

Service and Support

You can contact Fujitsu Service and Support in the following ways:

Toll free: 1-800-8Fujitsu (1-800-838-5487)

E-mail: [email protected]

Website: http://www.computers.us.fujitsu.com/support

Before you place the call, you should have the following information ready so that the customer support representative can provide you with the fastest possible solution:

Product name

Product configuration number

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Product serial number

Purchase date

Conditions under which the problem occurred

Any error messages that have occurred

Type of device connected, if any

Fujitsu Shopping Online

You can go directly to the online by going to the website at: www.shopfujitsu.com.

Y

OU MUST HAVE AN ACTIVE INTERNET CONNECTION TO USE THE ONLINE

URL

LINKS

.

Limited Warranty

Your LifeBook U810 ultra-mobile notebook is backed by a Fujitsu International Limited Warranty.

Check the service kit that came with your notebook for the Limited Warranty period and terms and conditions.

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Chapter 1

Getting to Know Your LifeBook

Overview

This section describes the components of your Fujitsu

LifeBook U810 notebook. We strongly recommend that you read it before using your notebook – even if you are already familiar with notebook computers.

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Figure 1. Fujitsu LifeBook U810 notebook

Locating the Controls and Connectors

Connectors and peripheral interfaces on the LifeBook U810 notebook and the optional port replicator allow you to connect and control a variety of devices. Specific locations are illustrated in Figures 2 through 6. The table below provides a short description of each icon on the LifeBook U810 notebook and/or optional port replicator. Each of the icons is either molded into or printed on the notebook or port replicator chassis.

Connection Notebook

Icon

Purpose

DC in connector

Secure Digital

(SD) Slot

USB Port

Microphone Jack

Headphone Jack

Suspend/ Resume button

+

Connect an external power source such as the AC adapter or auto/airline adapter.

Insert an SD flash memory card for data storage. Flash memory cards allow you to transfer data to and from a variety of different digital devices.

Connect Universal Serial Bus 2.0 or 1.1 compliant devices to the notebook.

Connect an external microphone. The internal microphone is disabled when you plug in an external microphone.

Connect stereo headphones or powered external speakers. The internal speaker is disabled when you plug in external headphones or powered speakers.

The Power/Suspend/Resume button allows you to suspend notebook activity without powering off, resume your notebook from suspend mode, and power on the system when it has been shut down from Windows.

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Connection Notebook

Icon

Local Area

Network (LAN)

Wireless LAN/

Bluetooth

On-Off Switch

External Video port

Volume Control

Purpose

(Available using optional port replicator or with external monitor/LAN adapter cable only.)

The LAN (RJ-45) jack is used to connect the internal 10/100 Base-T/Tx

Ethernet to a Local Area Network (LAN) in your office or home, or broadband devices such as a cable modem, DSL, or satellite Internet.

The wireless LAN/Bluetooth switch allows you to turn power to the wireless

LAN device and Bluetooth devices on and off.

(Available using optional port replicator or with external monitor/LAN adapter cable only.)

The external video port allows you to connect an external monitor or LCD projector to your computer.

The volume control allows you to increase, decrease, or mute the system volume.

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Port Replicator or

External Monitor/

LAN Adapter Cable Connector

Status Indicator Panel

Figure 2. LifeBook U810 notebook in notebook mode

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Web camera

Built-in Microphone

Pen/Pen Holder

Display Panel

Keyboard Light

LifeBook Application/

Tablet Buttons

Fingerprint Sensor

Keyboard Light

Status Indicator Panel

Keyboard

Top Components (notebook mode)

The following is a brief description of your LifeBook notebook’s top components when it is in notebook mode. (See Figure 2 on page 18 for location)

Web Camera

The web camera allows you to take pictures of yourself to send over the internet.

Built-in Microphone

The built-in microphone allows you to input audio.

Pen/Pen Holder

The pen is used as the interface with the display.

Display Panel

The display panel is a color LCD panel with backlighting for the display of text and graphics and passive digitizer functionality.

Keyboard Lights

The two keyboard lights allow you to illuminate the keyboard under low-light conditions.

LifeBook Application/Tablet Buttons

The LifeBook Application/Tablet buttons provide one-touch application launch capability as well as tablet-

specific functions. See “LifeBook Application/Tablet PC Buttons” on page 49

Fingerprint Sensor

The fingerprint sensor device allows you to log onto your system as well as password-protected websites

and applications by swiping your finger over the sensor. See “Introducing the Fingerprint Sensor Device” on page 156

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Status Indicator Panels

The Status Indicator Panels display symbols that correspond with a specific component of your LifeBook notebook. The indicators above the keyboard relate to the keyboard states, while the indicator panel below

the keyboard relates to power and hard drive access. See “Status Indicator Panel” on page 29

Keyboard

A keyboard with dedicated Windows keys. See “Keyboard” on page 39

Port Replicator or External Monitor/LAN Adapter Cable Connector

This connector allows you to connect the optional Port Replicator or the adapter cable to your notebook.

Top Components (tablet mode)

The following is a brief description of your LifeBook notebook’s top components when it is in tablet

mode. (See Figure 3 on page 21 for location)

Fingerprint Sensor

The fingerprint sensor device allows you to log onto your system as well as password-protected websites

and applications by swiping your finger over the sensor. See “Introducing the Fingerprint Sensor Device” on page 156

Ctrl-Alt-Del Button

Holding the button down for approximately two seconds causes it to act as if Ctl-Alt-Del had actually been entered from a keyboard.

Left Button

This button acts the same as the left button on a mouse.

Right Button

This button acts the same as the right button on a mouse.

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Speaker

Right Button

Left Button

Rotation Button

Button 1

Button 2

Down/Page Down

Function (Fn) Button

Up/Page Up

Cursor

Control

Ctrl-Alt-Del

Button

Fingerprint

Sensor

Figure 3. LifeBook U810 notebook in tablet mode

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Speaker

The built-in speaker allows for mono sound.

Screen Orientation Button

When you press the Screen Orientation button, the system screen orientation changes from portrait

(vertical) to landscape (horizontal) or from landscape to portrait. When you would like to use the Tablet

PC as an eBook, for example, you would use the portrait orientation, when accessing spreadsheets, you would more typically use a landscape orientation.

Application Buttons 1 and 2

The Application Buttons can be used to automatically open pre-selected applications. These buttons can

also be used with the [Fn] button to perform additional tasks. See “LifeBook Application/Tablet PC

Buttons” on page 49 for more information about using the Application Buttons.

Down and Up Buttons

The Down and Up Buttons can be used to navigate through multiple pages. They can also be used to automatically open pre-selected applications. When used with the [Fn] button, they can be used to Page

Down and Page Up. See “LifeBook Application/Tablet PC Buttons” on page 49 for more information

about using these buttons.

Function Button

The Function Button is used in conjunction with the other Application and Tablet Buttons to perform specified tasks such as opening applications or utilities. When pressed twice in succession, the [Fn] button will open the Fujitsu menu.

Cursor Control

The cursor control is used to move the cursor around the screen.

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DC Power Jack Volume Control

Headphone Jack

Wireless LAN/

Bluetooth Switch

SD Card Slot

Microphone Jack

Figure 4. LifeBook notebook left-side panel

Left-Side Panel Components

The following is a brief description of your LifeBook notebook’s left-side components.

Wireless LAN/Bluetooth Switch

The wireless LAN/Bluetooth switch is used to turn the WLAN and Bluetooth devices on and off.

Switching the device off when not in use will help to extend battery life. See “Activating the WLAN

Device” on page 148

DC Power Jack

The DC power jack allows you to plug in the AC adapter to power your LifeBook notebook and charge the internal Lithium ion battery.

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Secure Digital (SD) Card Slot

The Secure Digital (SD) card slot allows you to install an SD card for data storage. This architecture

allows you to transfer data from a variety of different digital devices. See “Inserting an SD Card” on page 74.

Volume Control

The volume control allows you to increase, decrease, or mute the system volume. See “Controlling the

Volume” on page 48.

Microphone Jack

The microphone jack allows you to connect an external mono microphone. See “Microphone Jack” on page 80

Headphone Jack

The headphone jack allows you to connect headphones. See “External Video Port” on page 80

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Suspend/Resume Button

USB 2.0 Port (behind cover)

Compact Flash Card Slot

Air Vents

Figure 5. LifeBook notebook right-side panel

Right-Side Panel Components

The following is a brief description of your LifeBook notebook’s right-side components.

Compact Flash (CF) Card Slot

Allows you to insert a Compact Flash card. See “Compact Flash (CF) Cards” on page 75

Suspend/Resume Button

The Power/Suspend/Resume button allows you to suspend notebook activity without powering off, resume your LifeBook notebook from standby mode, and power on your notebook when it has been shut

down from Windows. See “Power/Suspend/Resume Button” on page 64

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Air Vents

The air vents are used to cool the system to prevent overheating

.

T

O PROTECT YOUR NOTEBOOK FROM DAMAGE AND TO OPTIMIZE PERFORMANCE

,

BE SURE TO

KEEP ALL

AIR ALL VENTS UNOBSTRUCTED

,

CLEAN

,

AND CLEAR OF DEBRIS

. T

HIS MAY REQUIRE PERIODIC

CLEANING

,

DEPENDING UPON THE ENVIRONMENT IN WHICH THE SYSTEM IS USED

.

D

O NOT OPERATE THE NOTEBOOK IN AREAS WHERE THE AIR VENTS CAN BE OBSTRUCTED

,

SUCH AS IN

TIGHT ENCLOSURES OR ON SOFT SURFACES LIKE A BED OR CUSHION

.

USB 2.0 Port

The USB 2.0 port allows you to connect Universal Serial Bus devices. USB 2.0 transfers data at up to 480

Mbps and is backward-compatible with USB 1.1 devices, which transfer data at up to 12 Mbps. See

“Universal Serial Bus Ports” on page 78

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Lithium ion Battery

Battery Latch

Air Vents

Wireless LAN/Hard Disk Drive Compartment

Air Vents

Figure 6. LifeBook notebook bottom panel

Bottom Components

The following is a brief description of your LifeBook notebook’s bottom panel components.

Lithium ion Battery

The battery bay contains the internal Lithium ion battery. It can be unlatched to remove for the battery when stored over a long period of time or for swapping a discharged battery with a charged Lithium ion

battery. See “Lithium ion Battery” on page 68

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Battery Latch

The battery latch is used to secure the Lithium ion battery in the battery bay.

Air Vents

The air vents allow air to circulate through the system to cool down the components.

T

O PROTECT YOUR NOTEBOOK FROM DAMAGE AND TO OPTIMIZE SYSTEM PERFORMANCE

,

BE SURE TO

KEEP ALL AIR ALL VENTS UNOBSTRUCTED

,

CLEAN

,

AND CLEAR OF DEBRIS

. T

HIS MAY REQUIRE

PERIODIC CLEANING

,

DEPENDING UPON THE ENVIRONMENT IN WHICH THE SYSTEM IS USED

.

D

O NOT OPERATE THE NOTEBOOK IN AREAS WHERE THE AIR VENTS CAN BE OBSTRUCTED

,

SUCH AS IN

TIGHT ENCLOSURES OR ON SOFT SURFACES LIKE A BED OR CUSHION

.

Wireless LAN/Hard Disk Drive Compartment

This compartment houses the wireless LAN device and the Hard Disk Drive. Typically, you should not open this compartment to avoid contamination and possible damage to the system.

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Charge/

DC In

Battery Level

Hard

Drive

Access

Power

NumLk

CapsLk

ScrLk

Figure 7. Status Indicator Panel

Status Indicator Panel

The Status Indicators display symbols that correspond to specific components of your Fujitsu LifeBook notebook. The LEDs below each symbol tell you how each of those components is operating. The Status

Indicators are located in two different areas (Figure 7). Keyboard-related indicators are above the keyboard on the right, and the remaining indicators are below the keyboard on the right. Note that when the system is in tablet mode, it is not possible to see the keyboard-related indicators; this is fine, since the keyboard is not accessible when the system is in tablet mode.

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Battery Charge/DC-In Indicator

• Orange, solid:

AC adapter and battery are available and system is being charged.

• Green, solid:

AC adapter and battery are available and system is fully charged, or AC adapter is plugged in but battery is not installed.

Orange, blinking:

AC adapter and battery are available and waiting to charge battery (battery is out of thermal range).

• Off:

AC adapter is not plugged in.

Battery Level Indicator

The Battery Level indicators display the charge level of the indicated battery pack, as follows:

Green, solid:

Battery is between 51% and 100% charged.

Orange, solid:

Battery is between 13% and 50% charged.

Red, solid:

Battery is 12% or less charged.

Orange, blinking:

Blinks during battery status measurement (Four seconds after the battery is installed).

• Red, blinking:

There is a problem with the battery.

• Off

: There is no battery installed or the battery has no charge.

If the battery pack is installed and the AC adapter is connected while the power is turned off, the battery level indicator will display the charge level for five seconds after it blinks orange.

If the AC adapter is not connected or the battery pack is not fully charged when the computer is switched to standby mode, the indicator will blink. The LED blinks at the rate of one second on/six seconds off.

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Batteries subjected to shocks, vibration or extreme temperatures can be permanently damaged.

A shorted battery is damaged and must be replaced.

Hard Drive Access Indicator

The Hard Drive Access indicator glows green when your internal hard drive is being accessed. Note that flickering is normal.

Power Indicator

The Power indicator glows blue when your system is turned on.

NumLk Indicator

The NumLk indicator states that the integral keyboard is set in numeric keypad mode.

CapsLock Indicator

The CapsLock indicator states that your keyboard is set to type in all capital letters.

ScrLk Indicator

The ScrLk indicator states that your scroll lock is active.

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Figure 8. Opening the Display Panel

Display Panel

Your LifeBook U810 notebook contains an LCD display panel that is backlit for easier viewing in bright environments. The convertible design of your notebook allows you to open the display fully, rotate it in a clockwise direction 180 degrees, and lay it face up on the keyboard. This allows you to use the system as a tablet, much as you would a pad of paper.

Opening the Display Panel

Lift the display backwards, being careful not to touch the screen with your fingers, until it is at a comfortable viewing angle. (See Figure 8)

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Using the System as a Tablet

If you would like to use the system as a tablet, perform the following steps

.

When putting the system into tablet mode, the display must be rotated in a clockwise direction only. Be sure to turn it counter-clockwise when returning the system to notebook mode (i.e., the reverse of how you turned it when you opened it.) Turning the display in the incorrect direction could cause hinge damage.

When lifting the display, be sure to hold the panel at the top center edge.

In the following step, be sure to position the display perpendicular to the keyboard, otherwise the keyboard or display cover could get scratched.

1

Lift the display until it is perpendicular to the keyboard. (Figure 9).

2

When the display is perpendicular, rotate it 180 o

in clockwise direction (Figure 10) so that it is facing backwards.

3

Holding the top edge of the display panel, pull it forward until it is lying flush against the system. You can now use your system as a tablet. (Figure 11)

To return the system to notebook mode, raise the display until it is perpendicular, then rotate it counter-clockwise.

Figure 9. Fully Open Display Figure 10. Rotating Display

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Figure 11. Tablet Mode

Adjusting Display Panel Brightness

Once you have turned on your notebook, you may want to adjust the brightness level of the screen to a more comfortable viewing level. There are three ways to adjust the brightness: keyboard, power management utility, and Fujitsu Menu.

Using Keyboard to Adjust Brightness

Adjusting the brightness using the keyboard changes the system setting (i.e., the settings you make via the function keys automatically changes the brightness settings in the system’s Pen and Tablet Settings).

[Fn]+[S]: Pressing repeatedly will lower the brightness of your display.

[Fn]+[D]: Pressing repeatedly will increase the brightness of the display.

Using Power Management to Adjust Brightness

To adjust brightness with the power management utility,:

Windows XP:

Click Start -> Control Panel. If you are not in Classic View, select it in the left panel.

Double-click the Tablet and Pen Settings icon, then select the Display tab. Set the screen brightness slider for

When plugged in

and

Powered by batteries

scenarios.

Windows Vista:

Click Start -> Control Panel. If you are not in Classic View, select it in the left panel.

Double-click the Windows Mobility Center icon, then double-click the icon adjacent to

Display brightness

. Set the screen brightness sliders for

On battery

and

Plugged in

scenarios.

Using the Fujitsu Menu to Adjust Brightness

Windows XP:

To adjust brightness using the Fujitsu menu, click on the Fujitsu Menu icon in the system tray in the lower right corner of the screen or press the [Fn] button twice. From the menu that appears, select Brightness Control. The Tablet and Pen Settings window will open. Select the Display tab and set the screen brightness slider for battery and AC power scenarios.

Windows Vista:

To adjust brightness using the Fujitsu menu, click on the Fujitsu Menu icon in the system tray in the lower right corner of the screen or press the [Fn] button twice. Click Windows Mobility Center, then click the icon adjacent to

Display brightness

. Set the screen brightness sliders for

On battery

and

Plugged in

scenarios.

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I

F USING

AC

POWER

,

YOUR BRIGHTNESS SETTING IS SET TO ITS HIGHEST LEVEL BY DEFAULT

. I

F USING

BATTERY POWER

,

YOUR BRIGHTNESS SETTINGS IS SET TO APPROXIMATELY MID

-

LEVEL BY DEFAULT

.

T

HE HIGHER THE BRIGHTNESS LEVEL

,

THE MORE POWER THE

T

ABLET

PC

WILL CONSUME AND THE

FASTER YOUR BATTERIES WILL DISCHARGE

. F

OR MAXIMUM BATTERY LIFE

,

MAKE SURE THAT THE

BRIGHTNESS IS SET AS LOW AS POSSIBLE

.

Changing Touch Settings

(Windows Vista only) Touch settings can be optimized to increase the size of certain items in the Windows user interface such as Start menu items, scroll bars, title bars and taskbars, icons and buttons. These settings apply only to Windows Vista. In order to optimize the settings, follow the steps below;

1

Launch Touch Settings: Click [Start] --> All Programs --> Microsoft Origami Experience Pack --> Touch Settings.

2

Select "Optimize touch settings" and click the [OK] button.

3

Touch settings will be optimized after logging off and logging in again.

Using the Fujitsu Zoom Utility

Your computer has a handy Fujitsu Zoom utility that lets you toggle the screen resolution between 1024 x 600 resolution and 800 x 600 resolution.

The Fujitsu Zoom utility has a magnifying glass icon in the Windows notification area of the Windows taskbar. You can zoom in (800 x 600 resolution) or zoom out (1024 x 600 resolution) by right-clicking on the icon and selecting the appropriate action. You can also assign an application button to zoom in or zoom out. For example, in order to assign the [Fn] + [Button II] function to the zoom utility, follow the instructions below.

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Button Mapping on Windows XP Tablet PC Edition:

1

Open the Control Panel, then double-click "Tablet and Pen Settings".

2

Highlight "Button II", then click on [Change].

3

In Program Location, click on [Browse] (do not change “Action: Launch an Application”).

4

Change "Look In" to "Local Disk (C:)".

5

Double-click on the "Program Files" folder, then double-click on the "Fujitsu Computer Systems" folder.

6

Double-click on the "Fujitsu Zoom Utility" folder, then click on "FjChgRes".

7

Press [OK].

Button Mapping on Windows Vista:

1

Open the Control Panel, then double-click "Tablet PC Settings".

2

Highlight "Fn + Button II", then click [Change].

3

In Program Location, click on "Browse" (do not change “Press: Start a Program alone”).

4

Double-click on the "Program Files" folder, then double-click on "Fujitsu Computer Systems" folder.

5

Double-click on "Fujitsu Zoom Utility" folder, then click on "FjChgRes".

6

Click [OK].

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Handling the System

Your LifeBook U810 notebook is designed to be handheld, used on a secure surface, or docked in the optional tablet dock. When holding the notebook, use the following methods for optimal results.

D

O NOT USE THE NOTEBOOK ON YOUR LAP

. U

SING IT ON YOUR LAP WILL BLOCK THE AIR VENTS

,

WHICH

COULD RESULT IN DAMAGE TO THE SYSTEM AND ALSO CAN REDUCE THE

RF

EXPOSURE SAFETY

DISTANCE DURING RADIO OPERATION

.

Using in Notebook Configuration

To use your LifeBook in notebook configuration, place it on a flat, secure surface or hold it as shown in Figure 12. Note that when holding the system, most of the keying will be done with the thumbs, since the fingers are used to hold the device.

If you hold the system with one hand, grasp it securely to prevent it from slipping.

Figure 13. Tablet Configuration (landscape mode)

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Figure 12. Notebook Orientation

Using in Tablet Configuration

Landscape Mode:

To use your LifeBook in tablet configuration in landscape (horizontal) mode,

first convert it as directed in “Using the System as a Tablet” on page 33. Hold the system as shown in

Figure13, or place it on a flat, secure surface.

Portrait Mode:

To use your LifeBook in tablet configuration in portrait (vertical) mode, first

convert it as directed in “Using the System as a

Tablet” on page 33. Hold the system as shown in

Figure 13, or place it on a flat, secure surface

Figure 14. Tablet Orientation (portrait mode)

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Keyboard

Escape

Function/Numeric Keys

Backspace/Delete

,

Bright (down)

External Display.

Bright (up)

Shift

Control Key

,

,

Enter

Fn Key

CpsLck Alt Key

Start Key

Spacebar Cursor Keys

Figure 15. Keyboard

Using the Keyboard

Your Fujitsu LifeBook notebook has an integral 56-key keyboard. The keys perform all the standard functions of a 101-key keyboard, including the special function keys. This section describes the special keys (Figure 15): Your keyboard also has “headlights” that help you to see it in darker conditions.

Start Key

Your LifeBook notebook Start key displays the Start menu. This button functions the same as your onscreen Start menu button. (Please refer to your Windows documentation for additional information regarding the Windows keys.)

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Cursor Keys

The cursor keys are the four arrow keys on the keyboard which are used in conjunction with the [Fn} key to allow you to move the cursor up, down, left and right in applications. In programs such as Windows

Explorer, it moves the “focus” (selects the next item up, down, left, or right).

Function Keys

Your LifeBook notebook has 12 function keys, F1 through F12. The functions assigned to these keys differ for each application. You should refer to your software documentation to find out how these keys are used.

Due to the ultra-mobile design of the system and keyboard, some of the functions that are normally assigned to function keys have been reassigned to other keys, as noted below:

The [Fn] key provides extended functions for the notebook and is always used in conjunction with another key.

[Fn]+[S]: Pressing [S] repeatedly while holding [Fn] will lower the brightness of your display.

[Fn]+[D]: Pressing [D] repeatedly while holding [Fn] will increase the brightness of the display.

[Fn]+[A]: Pressing [A] while holding [Fn] allows you to change your selection of where to send your display video. Each time you press the combination of keys you will step to the next choice.

The choices, in order, are: built-in display panel only, external monitor only, and both built-in display panel and external monitor.

Keyboard Lights

Your keyboard has a pair of lights which help you to se the keyboard under darker conditions. The lights

are located just behind the keyboard. To turn the lights on and off, please refer to “Button 1: Keyboard

Lights / Application A” on page 50.

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Using the Cursor Buttons

Left Button

Right Button

Scroll Button (down)

Scroll Button (up)

Cursor Control

Figure 16. Cursor Buttons

The button array across the top of your LifeBook notebook is used to control the movement of the cursor and to select items on your display panel. The buttons consist of a cursor control at the top right, two left/right buttons on the top left, and scroll buttons adjacent to the cursor control.

The cursor control works the same way a mouse does by moving the cursor around the display. It only requires light pressure with the tip of your finger, and the more pressure you use, the faster the cursor will move. Note that the cursor control can be used in the same manner as the left button; first use it to position the cursor, then tap on it to activate your selection.

The left button functions the same as a left mouse button while the right button has the same function as a right mouse button. The scroll buttons allow you to scroll up and down a screen. The actual functionality of the buttons may vary depending on the application that is being used and how they are assigned in the

Tablet PC Settings utility in the Control Panel.

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Clicking

Clicking means pushing and releasing a button. To left-click, move the cursor to the item you wish to select, press the Left button once, and then immediately release it. You can also left-click by moving the cursor to the item you wish to select, then tapping the cursor control once. To rightclick, move the cursor to the item you wish to select, press the Right button once, and then immediately release it.

Double-Clicking

Double-clicking means quickly pushing and releasing the left button twice. This procedure does not function with the right button. To double-click, move the cursor to the item you wish to select, then press and release the left button twice. You can also double-click by moving the cursor to the item you wish to select, then doubletapping the cursor control.

Figure 17. Clicking

Figure 18. Double-clicking

I

F THE INTERVAL BETWEEN CLICKS IS TOO LONG

,

THE DOUBLE

-

CLICK WILL NOT BE EXECUTED

.

P

ARAMETERS FOR THE BUTTONS CAN BE ADJUSTED FROM THE

M

OUSE DIALOG BOX LOCATED IN THE

W

INDOWS

C

ONTROL

P

ANEL

.

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Dragging

Dragging means pressing and holding the left button, while moving the cursor control. To drag, move the cursor to the item you wish to move. Press and hold the left button while moving the item to its new location and then release it.

Scrolling

Using the Scrolling buttons allows you to navigate through a document quickly without using the window’s scroll bars.

This is particularly useful when you are navigating through on-line pages. To scroll, press and hold the scroll up or scroll down button, depending upon which direction you want to scroll.

Figure 19. Dragging

Scroll down

Scroll up

Figure 20. Scrolling

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- Using the Cursor Buttons

Button Control Adjustment

The Windows Control Panel allows you to customize your cursor buttons with selections made from within the Mouse Properties dialog box. There are three aspects of button operation that you can adjust:

• Buttons

: This tab lets you set up the buttons for right or left handed operation, in addition to setting up the time interval allowed between clicks in double-clicking.

Pointers

: This tab lets you set up the scheme for the cursor depending on its functionality.

Pointer Options

: This tab lets you set up a relation between the speed of your finger motion and the speed of the cursor. It also allows you to enable a Pointer Trail for the cursor arrow.

Using the Touch Screen

The integrated Touch Screen allows you to use the included stylus as a pointing device. You can use the stylus to click, double-click, drag items and icons, or to draw like a pen or pencil in applications that support this behavior, such as drawing or painting programs.

See the documentation that came with your application for details.

Figure 21. Using the touch screen

D

O NOT USE EXCESSIVE FORCE

WHEN TAPPING OR WRITING ON THE SCREEN WITH THE STYLUS

. E

XCESSIVE

FORCE COULD RESULT IN DAMAGE TO THE

LED

AND

/

OR

T

OUCH

S

CREEN

.

T

O PURCHASE ADDITIONAL OR REPLACEMENT STYLUSES

,

VISIT

F

UJITSU

S ACCESSORIES WEBSITE AT

:

WWW

.

SHOPFUJITSU

.

COM

.

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Clicking on Touch Screen

To left-click, touch the object you wish to select and then lift the stylus tip immediately.

Right-Clicking on Touch Screen

Windows Vista

Right-click can be accomplished by holding the pen down until a circular icon appears. To change the settings for the right-click feature, go to Start ->

Control Panel -> Pen and Input Devices. In the Pen

Options tab, select “Press and Hold” then click the

[Settings] button.

Windows XP Tablet PC Edition:

Right-click can be accomplished by holding the pen down until a circular icon appears. To change the settings for the right-click feature, go to Start ->

Control Panel -> Tablet and Pen Settings. In the Pen

Options tab, select “Press and Hold” then click the

[Settings] button.

Figure 22. Clicking on the touch screen

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- Using the Touch Screen

Double-Clicking

To double-click, touch the item twice, and then immediately remove the stylus tip.

Dragging

Dragging means moving an item with the stylus by touching the screen, moving and then lifting the stylus.

To drag, touch the Touch Screen with your stylus on the item you wish to move. While continuing to touch the screen with the stylus, drag the item to its new location by moving the stylus across the screen, and then lifting the stylus to release it. Dragging can also be done using your fingertip.

Figure 23. Double-clicking on the touch screen

Figure 24. Dragging on the touch screen

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- Using the Touch Screen

Calibrating the Touch Screen

In order to ensure accurate tracking between the stylus and cursor, you must run the Tablet Calibration utility before you use the Touch Screen for the first time, or after you change the display resolution.

To run the calibration utility:

1

Go to Start -> Control Panel. If you are not in Classic View, select “Switch to Classic View” in the left panel.

2

Double-click the Tablet Calibration icon.

3

Adjust the display of your notebook to a comfortable angle.

D

O NOT USE EXCESSIVE FORCE

WHEN TAPPING ON THE SCREEN DURING CALIBRATION

. U

SE OF

EXCESSIVE FORCE COULD RESULT IN DAMAGE TO THE

LED

AND

/

OR TOUCH PANEL

.

W

HEN USING THE STYLUS TO CALIBRATE THE SCREEN

,

BE SURE TO AVOID TOUCHING THE SCREEN

WITH YOUR FINGERS

;

DOING SO COULD RESULT IN FAULTY CALIBRATION

.

4

Touch the stylus to various points on the screen to verify that the screen is correctly calibrated.

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- Using the Touch Screen

Volume Control

Your Fujitsu LifeBook notebook has multiple volume controls which interact with each other.

A

NY SOFTWARE THAT CONTAINS AUDIO FILES WILL ALSO CONTAIN A VOLUME CONTROL OF ITS OWN

. I

F

YOU INSTALL AN EXTERNAL AUDIO DEVICE THAT HAS AN INDEPENDENT VOLUME CONTROL

,

THE

HARDWARE VOLUME CONTROL AND THE SOFTWARE VOLUME CONTROL WILL INTERACT WITH EACH

OTHER

. I

T SHOULD BE NOTED THAT IF YOU SET YOUR SOFTWARE VOLUME TO

O

FF

,

YOU WILL OVERRIDE

THE EXTERNAL VOLUME CONTROL SETTING

.

Controlling the Volume

The volume can be controlled in several different ways:

Volume can be controlled using the volume dial on the left side of the

system (Figure 25). To change the

volume, simply rotate the dial. You can also mute the sound by pressing the dial towards the system.

Volume can be changed or muted from within the Volume Control in the system tray.

Volume can be controlled by many volume controls that are set within individual applications.

Volume dial

Figure 25. Volume Dial

Certain external audio devices you connect to your system may have hardware volume controls.

Each source discussed above puts an upper limit on the volume level that must then be followed by the other sources. We recommend that you experiment with the various volume controls to discover the optimal sound level.

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- Volume Control

Rotation

Button 2

Button 1

Down

Function

Up

Figure 26. LifeBook U810 Notebook Application/Tablet PC Buttons

LifeBook Application/Tablet PC Buttons

A unique feature of your LifeBook U810 notebook is the array of Application and Tablet PC buttons.

These buttons allow you to launch specific applications and functions with the touch of a button.

Button functions

All seven buttons can be used after logging on to Windows. Four of the buttons have secondary functions.

See Table 1 for information about each of the post-logon functions.

N

OTE THAT IT IS NOT NECESSARY TO PRESS THE

[F

N

]

BUTTON SIMULTANEOUSLY WITH THE

APPLICATION

/

TABLET BUTTON

;

ONCE YOU PRESS AND RELEASE THE

[F

N

]

BUTTON

,

IT WILL REMAIN

ACTIVE UNTIL YOU HAVE PRESSED THE DESIRED APPLICATION

/

TABLET BUTTON

.

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Button 1: Keyboard Lights / Application A

When you press Button 1, each press of the button will toggle the keyboard lights on and off.

When you press the [Fn] button then press and release Button 1, you will automatically start whichever program is assigned to the button. The default application for this button is the Power Saving Utility. See

“Changing Tablet PC Button Functions” on page 52 to select a different application for this button.

Button

Name/Icon

Button 1

Primary Notebook Function

Keyboard Lights On/Off

Button 2

Page Down

On-Screen Keyboard

Down

Secondary Functions (Fn + Button)

Default = Power Saving Utility, or,

User-defined Application A (

Default = Windows Journal, or,

User-Defined Application B

Page Down

Page Up

Page Up

Up

Rotation

Screen Rotation

Display Switching: 1. LED only, 2. CRT only, 3. Dual Display

Function

Secondary Function Selection Fujitsu Menu Utility

Ctl-Alt-Del

Ctl+Alt+Del Button None

Table 1. Post-logon Tablet PC Button Functions

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Button 2: On Screen Keyboard / Application B

When you press Button 2, each press of the button will toggle the on-screen keyboard on and off. When you press the [Fn] button then press and release Button 2, you will automatically start whichever program

is assigned to the button. The default application for this button is Microsoft Journal. See “Changing

Tablet PC Button Functions” on page 52. to select a different application for this button.

Down / Page Down Button

When you press the Down button, you will scroll down a page for quicker navigation. When you press the

[Fn] button then press and release the Down button, you will jump to the next page. This allows you to

navigate quickly through large documents. See “Changing Tablet PC Button Functions” on page 52. to

select a different function for this button.

Up / Page Up Button

When you press the Up button, you will scroll up a page for quicker navigation. When you press the [Fn] button then press and release the Up button, you will jump to the previous page. This allows you to

navigate quickly through large documents. See “Changing Tablet PC Button Functions” on page 52. to

select a different function for this button.

Screen Rotation / Display Switching Button

The screen rotation feature would normally be used only when the system is configured as a tablet. When you would like to use the tablet as an eBook, for example, you would use the portrait orientation; when accessing spreadsheets or using the system as a notebook, you would more typically use landscape orientation.

When the system is changed to tablet configuration, the orientation automatically changes to portrait mode by default.

T

HE SCREEN ORIENTATION DEFAULT CAN BE CHANGED BY GOING TO THE

C

ONTROL

P

ANEL

(

IN

C

LASSIC

V

IEW

)

AND DOUBLE

-

CLICKING ON

T

ABLET AND

P

EN

S

ETTINGS

(

IN

W

INDOWS

XP)

OR

T

ABLET

PC

S

ETTINGS

(W

INDOWS

V

ISTA

)

AND SELECTING THE DESIRED SETTINGS IN THE DISPLAY PROPERTIES

.

A

FTER CHANGING THE SETTINGS

,

SAVE THEM IN

F

UJITSU

T

ABLET

C

ONTROLS

.

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When you press the [Screen Rotation / Display Switching] button, the system screen orientation changes from portrait (vertical) to landscape (horizontal) or from landscape to portrait.

Pressing the [Fn] button while pressing the [Screen Rotation] button will switch the display output in the following order: built-in display only, external display only, dual display.

Function / Fujitsu Menu Utility Button

The [Function] button works in conjunction with the other application buttons to provide additional functionality for the buttons. Refer to specific details above.

Pressing the [Fn] button twice in succession causes the Fujitsu Menu Utility to appear on your screen, allowing you to modify certain system settings.

Ctl+Alt+Del Button

Pressing and holding the [Ctl-Alt-Del] button for up to 750 milliseconds launches the Logon screen or the

Windows Task Manager.

Changing Tablet PC Button Functions

Button 1 and Button 2 can be changed to launch a program or perform an action you select. By default,

Button 1 launches the Power Saving Utility, and Button 2 launches MS Journal.

To launch different applications or cause the buttons to perform a specific action:

Windows XP:

1

Double-click on the Tablet and Pen Settings icon in the Control Panel.

2

Select the

Tablet Buttons

tab and select the button you would like to change from the list.

3

Click [Change] and open the drop down list in the

Action:

field.

4

Select the action you would like the button to perform. If you want to launch a program, click on

Launch an

Application

then browse to the location of the program.

5

Click [OK], then click [OK] again. The buttons will now perform the actions you have assigned to them.

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Windows Vista:

1

Double-click on the Tablet PC Settings icon in the Control Panel.

2

Select the

Buttons

tab and select the button you would like to change from the list.

3

Click [Change] and open the drop down list in the

Press:

field.

4

Select the action you would like the button to perform. If you want to launch a program, click on

Launch an

Application

then browse to the location of the program.

5

Click [OK], then click [OK] again. The buttons will now perform the actions you have assigned to them.

Precautions

Opening and Closing the Cover

By default, closing the cover automatically places your system into Standby mode.

Windows XP systems:

You can change the action the system takes when the cover is closed by opening the Power Options

Properties icon in the Control Panel, and selecting the Advanced tab. Make a choice from the drop down menu for

When I close the lid of my portable computer

and click the [OK] button.) Normally, opening the cover does not automatically place the notebook into normal operation. Instead, you must enter the proper security password after pushing the Power/Suspend/Resume button. If you prefer, you can have the system resume automatically (without the password) when you press the power button by unchecking the

“Prompt for password when computer resumes from standby” in the Advanced tab.

Windows Vista systems:

To change the default for Windows Vista systems when the cover is closed:

1

Open the system Control Panel.

2

If the display is in Category view, click Change battery settings under the Mobile PC category. If it is in Classic view, click Power Options.

3

Click

Choose what closing the lid does

in the left pane.

4

Select the desired action for

When I close the lid

, then click the [Save changes] button.

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Chapter 2

Getting Started with Your LifeBook

Power Sources

Your Fujitsu LifeBook notebook has three possible power sources: a primary Lithium ion battery, an AC adapter or an optional Auto/Airline adapter.

Connecting the Power Adapters

The AC adapter or optional Auto/Airline adapter provides power for operating your notebook and charging the batteries.

Connecting the AC Adapter

1

Plug the DC output cable into the DC power jack of your LifeBook notebook (Figure 27).

2

Plug the AC adapter into an AC electrical outlet.

Connecting the Optional Auto/Airline Adapter

1

Plug the DC output cable into the DC power jack on your notebook.

2

Plug the Auto/Airline adapter into the cigarette lighter of an automobile with the ignition key in the On or Access

OR

3

Plug the Auto/Airline adapter into the DC power jack on an airplane seat.

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Switching from AC Adapter Power or the Auto/Airline Adapter to Battery Power

1

Be sure that you have at least one charged battery installed.

2

Remove the AC adapter or the Auto/Airline adapter.

T

HE

L

ITHIUM ION BATTERY IS NOT CHARGED UPON PURCHASE

. I

NITIALLY

,

YOU WILL NEED TO CONNECT

EITHER THE

AC

ADAPTER OR THE

A

UTO

/A

IRLINE ADAPTER TO USE YOUR NOTEBOOK

.

DC Power Jack

AC Adapter

Figure 27. Connecting the AC Adapter

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- Power Sources

Starting Your LifeBook Notebook

Power On

Power/Suspend/Resume Button

The Power/Suspend/Resume button allows you to suspend notebook activity without powering off, resume your LifeBook notebook from standby mode, and power on your notebook when it has been shut down from Windows.

W

HEN YOU TURN ON YOUR

L

IFE

B

OOK NOTEBOOK

,

BE SURE YOU HAVE A POWER SOURCE

. T

HIS MEANS

THAT AT LEAST ONE BATTERY IS INSTALLED AND CHARGED

,

OR THAT THE

AC

OR

A

UTO

/A

IRLINE

ADAPTER IS CONNECTED AND HAS POWER

.

To turn on your LifeBook notebook from its off state, push the Power/Suspend/Resume button (located

on the right side of the system) towards the back of the system

(See figure 5 on page 25 for location)

. When you are

done working you can either leave your notebook in Suspend mode, See “Standby (Sleep) Mode” on

page 65 or you can turn it off. See “Powering Off” on page 67.

D

O NOT CARRY YOUR

L

IFE

B

OOK NOTEBOOK AROUND WITH THE POWER ON OR SUBJECT IT TO SHOCKS

OR VIBRATION

,

AS YOU RISK DAMAGING YOUR NOTEBOOK

.

When you power on your LifeBook, it will perform a Power On Self Test (POST) to check the internal parts and configuration for correct functionality. If a fault is found, your LifeBook notebook will emit an

audio warning and/or an error message will be displayed. See “Power On Self Test Messages” on page 96.

Depending on the nature of the problem, you may be able to continue by starting the operating system or by entering the BIOS setup utility and revising the settings.

After satisfactory completion of the POST, your notebook will load your operating system.

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- Starting Your LifeBook Notebook

N

EVER TURN OFF YOUR

L

IFE

B

OOK NOTEBOOK DURING THE

P

OWER

O

N

S

ELF

T

EST

(POST)

OR IT WILL

CAUSE AN ERROR MESSAGE TO BE DISPLAYED WHEN YOU TURN YOUR

L

IFE

B

OOK NOTEBOOK ON THE

NEXT TIME

.

See “Power On Self Test Messages” on page 96.

Boot Sequence

The procedure for starting-up your notebook is termed the Bootup sequence and involves your notebook’s

BIOS. When your LifeBook notebook is first turned on, the main system memory is empty, and it needs to find instructions to start up your notebook. This information is in the BIOS program. Each time you power up or restart your notebook, it goes through a boot sequence which displays a Fujitsu logo until your operating system is loaded. During booting, your notebook is performing a standard boot sequence including a Power On Self Test (POST). When the boot sequence is completed without a failure and without a request for the BIOS Setup Utility, the system displays the operating system’s opening screen.

The boot sequence is executed when:

You turn on the power to your LifeBook notebook.

You restart your notebook from the Windows Shut Down dialog box.

The software initiates a system restart. Example: When you install a new application.

Hard Disk Drive Passwords

To provide additional security for your data, you can assign passwords to your hard disk drive(s). This feature is managed in the system BIOS Setup Utility. See

BIOS Setup Utility

below for information about accessing the utility.

R

EMEMBER YOUR PASSWORDS

.

I

F YOU SET AND FORGET YOUR

U

SER AND

S

UPERVISOR HARD DISK

PASSWORDS

, F

UJITSU

C

OMPUTER

S

YSTEMS WILL NOT BE ABLE TO RESET IT

. Y

OU MAY LOSE DATA AND

HAVE TO REPLACE YOUR SYSTEM BOARD OR HARD DISK DRIVE

.

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- Starting Your LifeBook Notebook

BIOS Setup Utility

The BIOS Setup Utility is a program that sets up the operating environment for your LifeBook notebook.

Your BIOS is set at the factory for normal operating conditions, therefore there is no need to set or change the BIOS’ environment to operate your notebook.

The BIOS Setup Utility configures:

Device control feature parameters, such as changing I/O addresses and boot devices.

System Data Security feature parameters, such as passwords.

Entering the BIOS Setup Utility

To enter the BIOS Setup Utility do the following (or use the TrustedCore Menu, as detailed below):

1

Turn on or restart your LifeBook notebook.

2

To enter the BIOS Setup Utility, press the [F2] key once the Fujitsu logo appears on the screen. This will open the main menu of the BIOS Setup Utility with the current settings displayed.

3

Press the [RIGHT ARROW] or [LEFT ARROW] key to scroll through the other setup menus to review or alter the current settings.

Using the TrustedCore Menu

When the Fujitsu logo appears on the screen. press the [Enter] key or click on the left mouse or touchpad button; the TrustedCore Menu will appear.

The TrustedCore Menu provides shortcuts to the following menus and information screens:

BIOS Setup

Diagnostic Screen

Boot Menu

Patent Information

System Information

Continue Booting

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- Starting Your LifeBook Notebook

Clicking on any of the fields will invoke the screen, information, or action described.

The Boot Menu can also be invoked by pressing the [F12] key when the Fujitsu logo appears on the screen.

BIOS Guide

A guide to your notebook’s BIOS is available online. Please visit our service and support website at

http://www.computers.us.fujitsu.com/support

, then select User’s Guides under Online Support. Select your Product, Series, and Model, then click [Go]. Under the Manuals tab, select the BIOS Guide.

Booting the System

We strongly recommend that you not attach any external devices until you have gone through the initial power on sequence.

When you turn on your notebook for the first time, it will display a Fujitsu logo on the screen. If you do nothing the system will load the operating system, and then the Windows Welcome will begin.

Depending upon your operating system (Windows Vista or XP edition), there is a different procedure for starting your system for the first time, as outlined below.

Starting Windows Vista the first time

T

HE FIRST TIME YOU INITIALIZE YOUR

W

INDOWS

V

ISTA SYSTEM

,

THE SCREEN WILL BE BLANK FOR

APPROXIMATELY TWO MINUTES

.

T

HIS IS NORMAL

. A

FTER INITIALIZATION

,

A

“S

ET

U

P

W

INDOWS

DIALOG BOX

WILL APPEAR

.

I

MPORTANT

:

D

URING THE SETUP PROCEDURE

,

DO NOT DISCONNECT THE POWER SUPPLY

,

PRESS ANY

BUTTONS

,

OR USE ANY PERIPHERAL DEVICES SUCH AS A MOUSE

,

KEYBOARD

,

OR REMOTE CONTROL

.

T

HE FIRST TIME YOU INITIALIZE YOUR

W

INDOWS

V

ISTA SYSTEM

,

YOU MAY BE ASKED TO SELECT YOUR

LANGUAGE

.

B

E SURE TO SELECT THE CORRECT LANGUAGE THE FIRST TIME

,

OTHERWISE IT WILL BE NECESSARY

TO RESTORE YOUR SYSTEM USING THE RESTORE MEDIA

.

In order to ensure that you receive the most benefits from the Windows Vista operating system, it should be registered the first time you use it.

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- Starting Your LifeBook Notebook

1

First of all, you will need to read and accept the End User License Agreements (EULAs).

I

F YOU REJECT THE TERMS OF THE LICENSE AGREEMENTS YOU WILL BE ASKED TO REVIEW THE LICENSE

AGREEMENTS FOR INFORMATION ON RETURNING TO

W

INDOWS OR TO SHUT DOWN YOUR

L

IFE

B

OOK NOTEBOOK

.

Y

OU CANNOT USE YOUR NOTEBOOK UNTIL YOU HAVE ACCEPTED THE

L

ICENSE

A

GREEMENTS

. I

F YOU STOP THE

PROCESS YOUR NOTEBOOK WILL RETURN TO THE BEGINNING OF THE

W

INDOWS

W

ELCOME

P

ROCESS

,

EVEN IF

YOU SHUT YOUR NOTEBOOK DOWN AND START IT UP AGAIN

.

2

You will be prompted to enter your User Name and Password and you will be given a chance to select an icon for your account.

3

The next screen asks for a Computer Name and allows you to choose a desktop background.

4

You will next see a "Help protect Windows automatically" screen in which the default choice is "Use recommended settings”. The other two choices are "Install important updates only" and "Ask me later". Select from the three choices.

5

On the next screen set your time and date settings.

6

You will next see the "Select your computer's current location" screen. Make your selection from Home, Work

(Default), and Public location.

7

The "Thank you" screen appears, followed by several screens while Windows checks the system performance.

8

Windows will then boot up for the first time. As noted above, the first time you initialize your Windows Vista system, the screen will be blank for approximately two minutes. This is normal. During this period, do not disconnect the power supply, press any buttons, or use any peripheral devices such as mouse, keyboard, or remote control.

Registering Windows Vista with Microsoft

1

After Windows has booted up for the first time, the Control Panel Welcome Center will appear. If the Register

Windows Online icon is not seen in the window, click on “Show all xx items” (where “xx” is the number of topics in the Welcome Center).

2

Click on Register Windows Online and follow the instructions that appear to register your copy of Windows.

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- Starting Your LifeBook Notebook

Starting Windows XP the First Time

Registering Windows XP with Microsoft

In order to ensure that you receive the most benefits from the Windows operating system, it should be registered the first time you use it.

After you receive the Windows Welcome screen, you will be prompted to enter registration information in the following order.

First of all, you will need to read and accept the End User License Agreements (EULAs). After accepting the EULAs, you will be asked if you want to enable the Automatic Updates feature. Acceptance of this feature is recommended because it allows your system to be updated automatically whenever an important change becomes available for your notebook.

I

F YOU REJECT THE TERMS OF THE LICENSE AGREEMENT YOU WILL BE ASKED TO REVIEW THE LICENSE

AGREEMENT FOR INFORMATION ON RETURNING

W

INDOWS OR TO SHUT DOWN YOUR

L

IFE

B

OOK NOTEBOOK

.

Y

OU CANNOT USE YOUR

L

IFE

B

OOK NOTEBOOK UNTIL YOU HAVE ACCEPTED THE

L

ICENSE

A

GREEMENT

. I

F YOU

STOP THE PROCESS YOUR NOTEBOOK WILL RETURN TO THE BEGINNING OF THE

W

INDOWS

W

ELCOME

P

ROCESS

,

EVEN IF YOU SHUT YOUR NOTEBOOK DOWN AND START IT UP AGAIN

.

Several additional windows will appear, prompting you to enter a name and description for your computer, an Administrator password, and a domain name. Read the instructions on the screens carefully and fill in the information as directed.

You will then be automatically connected to the Internet, if you have an appropriate connection available.

If an automatic connection is not possible, you will be asked about how you dial out from where you will be using your LifeBook notebook. If you are not connected to a phone line and plan to register at a later time, you may click the

Skip

button.

Once you are connected to the Internet, you will be asked if you wish to continue with the registration. If you select

Yes

you will then enter your name and address, and email address if desired. Click

Next

to complete registration.

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Registering Your LifeBook notebook with Fujitsu

You will need to be set up with an Internet Service Provider (ISP) to register online. You can register your

LifeBook by going to our website at:

us.fujitsu.com/computers

Installing ClickMe!

ClickMe!

B

EFORE INSTALLING THE

C

LICK

M

E

!

UTILITY

,

BE SURE THE WIRELESS

LAN

SWITCH IS TURNED ON

.

Windows Vista Systems

The first time you boot up your system, you will see a “Primary Settings for the PC” window. This window explains the installations which will be performed by the Click Me! utility. If you click [Execute],

ClickMe! will begin installing. If after clicking the button you receive a “User Account Control” window, you will be asked for your permission to continue. Click [Continue] to continue. If you cancel the operation, the ClickMe! icon will appear on your desktop for later installation.

Windows XP Systems

The first time you boot up your system, you will see an icon called Click Me! in the Start menu.

We highly recommend that you install the ClickMe! utility the first time you boot up.

When you click the Click

Me! icon, your system will automatically create the related icons in the system tray in the bottom right of the screen. These icons provide links to utilities that you will frequently access, such as wireless LAN software provided by the wireless LAN manufacturer.

I

N ADDITION TO THE UTILITIES AND APPLICATIONS INSTALLED BY

C

LICK

M

E

!,

OTHER THIRD

-

PARTY

APPLICATIONS MAY NEED TO BE INSTALLED FROM THE INCLUDED

CD

S

/DVD

S

.

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Fujitsu Driver Update Utility

Your system has a convenient tool called the Fujitsu Driver Update (FDU) utility. With FDU, you can choose to automatically or manually go to the Fujitsu site to check for new updates for your system. For

more information about the FDU utility, refer to “Automatically Downloading Driver Updates” on page 107.

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Power Management

Your LifeBook notebook has many options and features for conserving battery power. Some of these features are automatic and need no user intervention. However, others depend on the parameters you set to best suit your operating conditions, such as those for the display brightness. Internal power management for your notebook may be controlled from settings made in your operating system, pre-bundled power management application, or from settings made in BIOS setup utility.

P

LEASE NOTE THAT

“S

TANDBY

M

ODE

IN

W

INDOWS

XP

IS KNOWN AS

“S

LEEP

M

ODE

IN

W

INDOWS

V

ISTA

. T

HE TWO TERMS ARE INTERCHANGEABLE

. F

OR PURPOSES OF THIS DOCUMENT

, “S

TANDBY

M

ODE

WILL BE USED

.

Besides the options available for conserving battery power, there are also some things that you can do to prevent your battery from running down as quickly. For example, you can create an appropriate power saving profile, put your notebook into Standby (Sleep) mode when it is not performing an operation, and you can limit the use of high power devices. As with all mobile, battery powered computers, there is a trade-off between performance and power savings.

Power/Suspend/Resume Button

When your notebook is active, the Power/Suspend/Resume button can be used to manually put the notebook into Standby mode. Push the Power/Suspend/Resume button when the notebook is active, but not actively accessing anything, and immediately release the button.

If your notebook is suspended, pushing the Power/Suspend/Resume button returns your notebook to active operation. You can tell whether the system is Suspended by looking at the Power indicator. If the indicator is visible and not flashing, your notebook is fully operational. If the indicator is visible

and

flashing, your notebook is in Standby mode. If the indicator is not visible, the power is off or your notebook is in Hibernation mode.

(See Hibernation Feature)

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- Power Management

Standby (Sleep) Mode

Standby (Sleep) mode in Windows saves the contents of your system memory during periods of inactivity by maintaining power to critical parts. This mode turns off the CPU, display, hard drive, and all other internal components except those necessary to maintain system memory and for restarting.

Your notebook can be put in Standby mode by:

Pressing the Power/Suspend/Resume button when your system is turned on.

Selecting Standby (“Sleep” in Windows Vista) from the Windows Shut Down menu.

Timing out from lack of activity.

Allowing the battery to reach the Dead Battery Warning condition.

System memory typically stores the files on which you are working, open application information, and any other data required to support operations in progress. When you resume operation from Standby, your system will return to where it left off. You must use the Power/Suspend/Resume button to resume operation, and there must be an adequate power source available, or your notebook will not resume.

I

F RUNNING YOUR NOTEBOOK ON BATTERY POWER

,

BE AWARE THAT THE BATTERY CONTINUES TO DISCHARGE

WHILE YOUR NOTEBOOK IS IN

S

TANDBY MODE

,

THOUGH NOT AS FAST AS WHEN FULLY OPERATIONAL

.

D

ISABLING THE

P

OWER

/S

USPEND

/R

ESUME BUTTON PREVENTS IT FROM BEING USED TO PUT THE NOTEBOOK INTO

S

TANDBY OR

H

IBERNATION

(S

AVE

-

TO

-D

ISK

)

MODE

. T

HE BUTTON RESUME FUNCTION CAN

T BE DISABLED

.

T

HE

S

TANDBY OR

H

IBERNATION

(S

AVE

-

TO

-D

ISK

)

MODE SHOULD NOT BE USED WITH CERTAIN

PC C

ARDS

. C

HECK

YOUR

PC C

ARD DOCUMENTATION FOR MORE INFORMATION

. W

HEN

PC C

ARDS OR EXTERNAL DEVICES ARE IN

USE

, H

IBERNATION

(S

AVE

-

TO

-D

ISK

)

MODE CANNOT RETURN TO THE EXACT STATE PRIOR TO SUSPENSION

,

BECAUSE ALL OF THE PERIPHERAL DEVICES WILL BE RE

-

INITIALIZED WHEN THE SYSTEM RESTARTS

.

I

F YOUR NOTEBOOK IS ACTIVELY ACCESSING INFORMATION WHEN YOU ENTER THE

S

TANDBY OR

H

IBERNATION

MODE

,

CHANGES TO OPEN FILES ARE NOT LOST

. T

HE FILES ARE LEFT OPEN AND MEMORY IS KEPT ACTIVE DURING

S

TANDBY MODE OR THE MEMORY IS TRANSFERRED TO THE INTERNAL HARD DRIVE DURING

H

IBERNATION MODE

.

T

HE MAIN ADVANTAGE OF USING

H

IBERNATION

(S

AVE

-

TO

-D

ISK

)

IS THAT POWER IS NOT REQUIRED TO MAINTAIN

YOUR DATA

. T

HIS IS PARTICULARLY IMPORTANT IF YOU WILL BE LEAVING YOUR NOTEBOOK IN A SUSPENDED STATE

FOR A PROLONGED PERIOD OF TIME

. T

HE DRAWBACK OF USING

H

IBERNATION MODE IS THAT IT LENGTHENS THE

POWER DOWN AND POWER UP SEQUENCES AND RESETS PERIPHERAL DEVICES

.

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Hibernation (Save-to-Disk) Feature

The Hibernation feature saves the contents of your notebook’s system memory to the hard drive as a part of the Power/Suspend/Resume mode. You can enable or disable this feature.

Enable or Disable the Hibernation Feature

Windows XP:

The default settings are not enabled. To enable or disable the Hibernation feature follow these steps:

1

From the Start menu, select Settings, and then select Control Panel.

2

From the Control Panel select Power Options.

3

Select the Hibernate tab. Select the box to enable or disable this feature.

Windows Vista:

In Windows Vista, Hibernation is enabled by default.

Windows Power Management

The Power Options icon in the Windows Control Panel allows you to configure some of the power management settings. For example, you can use Power Options to set the timeout values for turning off the display and hard disks whether you are running the notebook on battery or one of the adapters.

Restarting the System

If your system is on and you need to restart it, be sure that you use the following procedure.

Windows Vista:

1

Click the [Start] button, and then move the mouse over the small arrow at the bottom right of the right-hand pane.

2

Select

Restart

from the list.

Windows XP:

1

Click the [Start] button, and then click Turn Off Computer.

2

Select the

Restart

option. Your notebook will shut down and then reboot.

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T

URNING OFF YOUR

L

IFE

B

OOK NOTEBOOK WITHOUT EXITING

W

INDOWS OR TURNING ON YOUR

NOTEBOOK WITHIN

10

SECONDS OF THE NOTEBOOK BEING SHUT OFF MAY CAUSE AN ERROR WHEN

YOU START THE NEXT TIME

.

Powering Off

Before turning off the power, check that the hard drive/optical drive access indicator is off. If you turn off the power while accessing a disk there is a risk of data loss. To ensure that your notebook shuts down without error, use the Windows shut down procedure.

B

E SURE TO CLOSE ALL FILES AND EXIT ALL APPLICATIONS PRIOR TO TURNING OFF THE POWER

. I

F

FILES ARE OPEN WHEN YOU TURN THE POWER OFF

,

YOU WILL LOSE ANY CHANGES THAT HAVE NOT

BEEN SAVED

,

AND MAY CAUSE DISK ERRORS

.

Using the correct procedure to shut down from Windows allows your notebook to complete its operations and turn off power in the proper sequence to avoid errors. The proper sequence is:

Windows Vista:

Click the [Start] button, and then move the mouse over the small arrow at the bottom right of the righthand pane. Select

Shut Down

from the list.

Windows XP:

Click the [Start] button, click Turn Off Computer, and then select the

Turn Off

option.

If you are going to store your notebook for a month or more, see Care and Maintenance Section.

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Chapter 3

User-Installable Features

Lithium ion Battery

Your LifeBook notebook has a Lithium ion battery that provides power for operating your notebook when no external power source is available. The battery is durable and long lasting, but should not be exposed to extreme temperatures, high voltages, chemicals or other hazards.

The Lithium ion battery operating time may become shorter if it is used under the following conditions:

When used at temperatures that exceed a low of 5°C or a high of 35°C. Extreme temperatures not only reduce charging efficiency, but can also cause battery deterioration. The Charging icon on the

Status Indicator panel will flash when you try to charge a battery that is outside its operating temperature range.

When using a high current device such as an external optical drive or the hard drive, using the AC adapter will conserve your battery life.

D

O NOT LEAVE A FAULTY BATTERY IN YOUR NOTEBOOK

. I

T MAY DAMAGE YOUR

AC

ADAPTER

,

OPTIONAL

A

UTO

/A

IRLINE ADAPTER

,

ANOTHER BATTERY OR YOUR NOTEBOOK ITSELF

. I

T MAY ALSO PREVENT

OPERATION OF YOUR NOTEBOOK BY DRAINING ALL AVAILABLE CURRENT INTO THE BAD BATTERY

.

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BATTERY LIFE WILL VARY BASED ON SCREEN BRIGHTNESS

,

APPLICATIONS

,

FEATURES

,

POWER MANAGEMENT

SETTINGS

,

BATTERY CONDITION AND OTHER CUSTOMER PREFERENCES

. O

PTICAL DRIVE OR HARD DRIVE USAGE

MAY ALSO HAVE A SIGNIFICANT IMPACT ON BATTERY LIFE

. T

HE BATTERY CHARGING CAPACITY IS REDUCED AS

THE BATTERY AGES

. I

F YOUR BATTERY IS RUNNING LOW QUICKLY

,

YOU SHOULD REPLACE IT WITH A NEW ONE

.

U

NDER FEDERAL

,

STATE

,

OR LOCAL LAW IT MAY BE ILLEGAL TO DISPOSE OF BATTERIES BY PUTTING THEM IN THE

TRASH

. P

LEASE TAKE CARE OF OUR ENVIRONMENT AND DISPOSE OF BATTERIES PROPERLY

. C

HECK WITH YOUR

LOCAL GOVERNMENT AUTHORITY FOR DETAILS REGARDING RECYCLING OR DISPOSING OF OLD BATTERIES

. I

F YOU

CANNOT FIND THIS INFORMATION ELSEWHERE

,

CONTACT YOUR SUPPORT REPRESENTATIVE AT

1-800-8FUJITSU

(1-800-838-5487)

Recharging the Batteries

If you want to know the condition of the Lithium ion battery, check the Battery Level indicator located on the Status Indicator panel. The indicator changes as the battery level changes.

The Lithium ion battery is recharged internally using the AC adapter or Auto/Airline adapter. To recharge the battery make sure the battery that needs to be charged is installed in your LifeBook notebook and connect the AC or Auto/Airline adapter

.

M

AKE SURE THAT THE PERCENTAGE CHARGE IS INDICATED BY THE

B

ATTERY

C

HARGING INDICATOR ON

THE

S

TATUS

I

NDICATOR

P

ANEL

.

There is no memory effect on the Lithium ion battery, therefore you do not need to discharge the battery completely before recharging. The charge times will be significantly longer if your notebook is in use while the battery is charging. If you want to charge the battery more quickly, put your notebook into

Standby mode, or turn it off while the adapter is charging the battery.

(See Power Management on page

64 for more information on Standby mode and shutdown procedure)

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U

SING HEAVY CURRENT DEVICES OR FREQUENT EXTERNAL OPTICAL DRIVE ACCESSES MAY PREVENT

CHARGING COMPLETELY

.

Low Battery State

When the battery is running low, a low battery notification message will appear. If you do not respond to the low battery message, the batteries will continue to discharge until they are too low to operate. When this happens, your notebook will go into Standby mode. There is no guarantee that your data will be saved once the notebook reaches this point.

O

NCE THE LOW BATTERY NOTIFICATION MESSAGE APPEARS

,

YOU NEED TO SAVE ALL YOUR ACTIVE DATA AND PUT

YOUR

L

IFE

B

OOK NOTEBOOK INTO

S

TANDBY MODE UNTIL YOU CAN PROVIDE A NEW POWER SOURCE

. Y

OU SHOULD

PROVIDE A CHARGED BATTERY

,

AN

AC

POWER ADAPTER

,

OR

A

UTO

/A

IRLINE ADAPTER AS SOON AS POSSIBLE

.

W

HEN YOU ARE IN

S

TANDBY MODE THERE MUST ALWAYS BE AT LEAST ONE POWER SOURCE ACTIVE

. I

F YOU

REMOVE ALL POWER SOURCES WHILE YOUR

L

IFE

B

OOK NOTEBOOK IS IN

S

TANDBY MODE

,

ANY DATA THAT HAS NOT

BEEN SAVED TO THE HARD DRIVE WILL BE LOST

.

Dead Battery Suspend mode shows on the Status indicator just like the normal Standby mode. Once your notebook goes into Dead Battery Suspend mode you will be unable to resume operation until you provide a source of power either from an adapter, or a charged battery. Once you have provided power, you will need to press the Power/Suspend/Resume button to resume operation.

In Dead Battery Suspend mode, your data can be maintained for some time, but if a power source is not provided promptly, the Power indicator will stop flashing and go out, meaning you have lost the data that was not stored. Once you provide power, you can continue to use your notebook while an adapter is charging the battery.

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Shorted Batteries

The Status Indicator panel indicator associated with the Battery Level indicator displays the operating level available in that battery. If this display shows a flashing red LED, it means the battery is damaged and must be replaced so it does not damage other parts of your LifeBook notebook.

Replacing the Battery

With the purchase of an additional battery, you can have a fully charged spare to swap with one that is not charged. There are two ways to swap batteries, cold-swapping and hot-swapping:

Cold-swapping Batteries

To cold-swap batteries in your battery bay follow these easy steps (Figure 28):

1

Have a charged battery ready to install.

2

Shut down your notebook and disconnect the AC adapter.

3

While pushing the battery bay release latch, slide the battery out of the bay.

4

Insert a new battery into the bay, and press it in firmly so that the latch clicks into place.

5

Plug in the AC adapter and turn the power on.

Hot-swapping Batteries

To hot-swap batteries in your battery bay follow these easy steps:

B

E SURE TO PLUG IN AN

AC A

DAPTER PRIOR TO REMOVING THE BATTERY

.

T

HERE IS NO BRIDGE

BATTERY PRESENT TO SUPPORT THE SYSTEM WHILE THE BATTERY IS BEING REPLACED

. I

F YOU DO NOT

USE AN

AC A

DAPTER YOU WILL LOSE ANY UNSAVED FILES

.

1

Plug an AC Adapter into the system and connect it to a power outlet.

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Battery Bay Release Latch

Battery Pack

Figure 28. Removing a Battery

2

Follow steps 3 through 6 in “Cold Swapping Batteries”.

I

F THE

L

ITHIUM ION BATTERY CONNECTOR IS NOT FULLY SEATED

,

YOU MAY NOT BE ABLE TO USE YOUR

NOTEBOOK OR CHARGE YOUR BATTERY

.

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SD Card

Figure 29. Installing a Secure Digital Card

Secure Digital (SD) Cards

Your LifeBook notebook supports Secure Digital (SD) cards, on which you can store and transfer data to and from a variety of digital devices. These cards use flash memory architecture, which means they don’t need a power source to retain data.

Secure Digital is a flash memory technology that allows portable storage among a variety of devices, such as cell phones, GPS systems, digital cameras, and PDAs. SD Cards transfer data quickly, with low battery consumption.

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Inserting an SD Card

SD Cards are inserted in the SD Card slot. To install an SD Card, follow these steps

:

I

NSTALLING OR REMOVING AN

SD C

ARD DURING YOUR

L

IFE

B

OOK NOTEBOOK

S SHUTDOWN OR

BOOTUP PROCESS MAY DAMAGE THE CARD AND

/

OR YOUR

L

IFE

B

OOK NOTEBOOK

.

D

O NOT INSERT A CARD INTO A SLOT IF THERE IS WATER OR ANY OTHER SUBSTANCE ON THE CARD AS

YOU MAY PERMANENTLY DAMAGE THE CARD

,

YOUR

L

IFE

B

OOK NOTEBOOK

,

OR BOTH

.

1

See your specific card manual for instructions on the installation of your card. Some cards may require that your notebook is off while installing them.

2

Make sure there is no card currently in the slot. If there is, see Removing an SD Card.

3

Insert your card into the slot with the product label facing up.

4

Push the card firmly into the slot until it is seated in the connector.

Removing an SD Card

To remove an SD Card, follow these easy steps:

S

EE YOUR CARD MANUAL FOR SPECIFIC INSTRUCTIONS ON THE REMOVAL OF YOUR CARD

. S

OME

CARDS MAY REQUIRE YOUR

L

IFE

B

OOK NOTEBOOK TO BE IN

S

TANDBY

M

ODE OR

O

FF WHILE REMOVING

THEM

.

1

Left-click Safely Remove Hardware from the System Tray, then select the device to remove.

2

Push the SD Card in until it unlatches. It will then eject from the slot for removal.

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CF Slot Plug

CF Card

Figure 30. Removing CF Card Slot Plug Figure 31. Inserting CF Card

Compact Flash (CF) Cards

Your Fujitsu LifeBook notebook supports Compact Flash (CF) cards, which can perform a variety of functions.

Some available Compact Flash Cards include:

Memory cards

Fax/data modem cards

Local area network (LAN) cards

For further information, refer to the instructions supplied with your CF Card.

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Inserting Compact Flash Cards

Compact Flash Cards are inserted in the Compact Flash Card slot. To insert a Compact Flash Card, follow these steps:

I

NSERTING OR REMOVING A

C

OMPACT

F

LASH

C

ARD DURING YOUR

L

IFE

B

OOK NOTEBOOK

S SHUTDOWN OR

BOOTUP PROCESS MAY DAMAGE THE CARD AND

/

OR YOUR NOTEBOOK

.

D

O NOT INSERT A

C

OMPACT

F

LASH

C

ARD INTO A SLOT IF THERE IS WATER OR ANY OTHER SUBSTANCE ON THE

CARD AS YOU MAY PERMANENTLY DAMAGE THE CARD

,

YOUR

L

IFE

B

OOK NOTEBOOK

,

OR BOTH

.

1

See your Compact Flash Card manual for specific instructions on the insertion of your card. Some Compact

Flash Cards may require your notebook to be Off while inserting them.

2

When you receive your LifeBook, there will be a protective plug inserted in the slot (Figure 30). Whenever you

don’t have a Compact Flash Card inserted, be sure to replace the plug to prevent system contamination. To remove the plug, simply pull it out from the slot.

3

Insert your Compact Flash Card into the slot, with the product label facing up (Figure 31).

4

Push the card into the slot firmly until it is seated in the opening.

Removing Compact Flash Cards

To remove a Compact Flash Card, follow these easy steps:

W

INDOWS HAS A SHUTDOWN PROCEDURE FOR

C

OMPACT

F

LASH

C

ARDS THAT MUST BE FOLLOWED

BEFORE REMOVING A CARD

. (P

LEASE REVIEW YOUR OPERATING SYSTEM MANUAL FOR THE CORRECT

PROCEDURE

). I

T IS GOOD PRACTICE TO REMOVE DEVICES USING THE

S

AFELY

R

EMOVE

H

ARDWARE

ICON IN THE SYSTEM TRAY

.

1

See your Compact Flash Card manual for specific instructions on removing your card. Some Compact Flash

Cards may require your notebook to be in Standby Mode or Off while removing them.

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I

F THE DIALOG BOX STATES THAT THE DEVICE CANNOT BE REMOVED

,

YOU MUST SAVE ALL OF YOUR

OPEN FILES

,

CLOSE ANY OPEN APPLICATIONS AND SHUT DOWN YOUR NOTEBOOK

.

2

With a fingernail, pull the Compact Flash Card out of the slot using the lip on the bottom of the card.

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Device Ports

Your Fujitsu LifeBook notebook and the optional Port Replicator come equipped with multiple ports to which you can connect external devices including: disk drives, keyboards, printers, etc.

The following table indicates the ports on the system and/or the port replicator.

Port Type

USB 2.0

DC In

Headphone Jack

Microphone Jack

External Video Connector

LAN connector (RJ-45)

Port Replicator Connector

Notebook

Quantity

1

1

1*

1

1

1*

1

Port Replicator

Quantity

0

0

1

4

1

1

1

* When used in conjunction with Port Replicator connector and included external monitor/LAN adapter cable.

Universal Serial Bus Ports

The Universal Serial Bus 2.0 ports (USB) allow you to connect USB devices such as external game pads, pointing devices, keyboards and/or speakers. There is one USB 2.0 port on your notebook: four on the optional port replicator.

In order to connect a USB device follow these steps:

1

Open the USB cover on the right side of the system.

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2

Align the connector with the port opening.

3

Push the connector into the port until it is seated..

N

OTE THAT IN ORDER FOR THE

USB

PORTS ON THE

P

ORT

R

EPLICATOR TO WORK

,

THE

P

ORT

R

EPLICATOR MUST BE POWERED USING AN

AC A

DAPTER

.

USB connector

(behind the cover)

Figure 32. Connecting USB to System

USB connectors

(on optional port replicator)

Figure 33. Connecting USB to Port Replicator

D

UE TO ONGOING CHANGES IN

USB

TECHNOLOGY AND STANDARDS

,

NOT ALL

USB

DEVICES AND

/

OR

DRIVERS ARE GUARANTEED TO WORK

.

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Headphone Jack

The headphone jack allows you to connect headphones or powered external speakers to your notebook.

Your headphones or speakers must be equipped with a 1/8” (3.5 mm) stereo mini-plug. In order to connect headphones or speakers follow these easy steps:

1

Align the connector with the port opening.

2

Push the connector into the port until it is seated.

Microphone Jack

The microphone jack allows you to connect an external mono microphone. Your microphone must be equipped with a 1/8”(3.5 mm) mono mini-plug in order to fit into the microphone jack of your notebook.

In order to connect a microphone follow these easy steps:

1

Align the connector with the port opening.

2

Push the connector into the port until it is seated.

External Video Port

The external video port allows you to connect an external monitor or LCD projector. Note that in order to use an external video device directly with the system, you must first attach the included external video/LAN adapter cable. When connecting an external video device with the optional port replicator, it can be connected directly to the dedicated port on the port replicator.

In order to connect an external video device, follow these easy steps:

Connecting external video to the system

1

If connecting directly to the system, first connect the external video/LAN adapter cable to the port replicator

connector at the front of the system (Figure 34). Align the cable connector with the port replicator connector

and push the connector into the port until it is seated.

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2

Align the external video cable to the adapter cable. Tighten the two hold-down screws, located on each side of the connector.

P

RESSING THE

[F

N

] + [A]

KEYS ALLOWS YOU TO CHANGE YOUR SELECTION OF WHERE TO SEND YOUR

DISPLAY VIDEO

. E

ACH TIME YOU PRESS THE KEY COMBINATION

,

YOU WILL STEP TO THE NEXT CHOICE

,

STARTING WITH THE BUILT

-

IN DISPLAY PANEL ONLY

,

MOVING TO THE EXTERNAL MONITOR ONLY

,

FINALLY

MOVING TO BOTH THE BUILT

-

IN DISPLAY PANEL AND AN EXTERNAL MONITOR

.

External Monitor/

LAN Adapter Cable

External Video Cable

Figure 34. Connecting External Video to System

External Video Connector

Figure 35. Connecting to Port Replicator

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Connecting external video to the optional port replicator

1

If connecting directly to the optional port replicator, align the external video cable to the connector on the port

replicator (Figure 35).

2

Tighten the two hold-down screws, located on each side of the connector.

LAN (RJ-45) Jack

Note that in order to use the internal LAN device directly with the system, you must first attach the included external video/LAN adapter cable. When connected with the optional port replicator, you can connect directly to the dedicated LAN port on the port replicator

The LAN (RJ-45) jack is used for a 10Base-T/100Base-Tx Ethernet LAN connection. You may need to configure your notebook to work with your particular network. (Please refer to your network administrator for information on your network configuration.) To connect the LAN cable follow these easy steps:

External Monitor/

LAN Adapter Cable

LAN Cable

Figure 36. Connecting the LAN and Adapter

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Figure 37. Connecting the LAN/Port Replicator

Connecting directly to the internal LAN

1

If connecting directly to the system, first connect the external video/LAN adapter cable to the port replicator

connector at the front of the system (Figure 36). Align the cable connector with the port replicator connector

and push the connector into the port until it is seated.

2

Align the LAN connector with the port opening.

3

Push the connector into the port until it is seated.

4

Plug the other end of the cable into a LAN outlet.

Connecting to the internal LAN via optional Port Replicator

1

Align the LAN connector with the port opening on the rear of the port replicator (Figure 37).

2

Push the connector into the port until it is seated.

3

Plug the other end of the cable into a LAN outlet.

Port Replicator Connector

The port replicator connector is used for the connection of your notebook to an optional port replicator or for connection of the external video/LAN adapter cable. In order to connect your notebook to this device, follow the instructions that came with your port replicator.

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Chapter 4

Troubleshooting Your LifeBook

Troubleshooting

There may be occasions when you encounter simple setup or operating problems that you can solve on the spot, or problems with peripheral devices that can be solved by replacing the device. The information in this section helps you isolate and resolve some of these straightforward issues and identify failures that require service.

Identifying the Problem

If you encounter a problem, go through the following procedure before pursuing complex troubleshooting:

1

Turn off your LifeBook notebook.

2

Make sure the AC adapter is plugged into your notebook and to an active AC power source.

3

Make sure that any card installed in the PC Card slot is seated properly. You can also remove the card from the slot, thus eliminating it as a possible cause of failure.

4

Make sure that any devices connected to the external connectors are plugged in properly. You can also disconnect such devices, thus eliminating them as possible causes of failure.

5

Turn on your notebook. Make sure it has been off at least 10 seconds before you turn it back on.

6

Go through the boot sequence.

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7

If the problem has not been resolved, refer to the Troubleshooting Table that follows for more detailed troubleshooting information.

I

F YOU KEEP NOTES ABOUT WHAT YOU HAVE TRIED

,

YOUR SUPPORT REPRESENTATIVE MAY BE

ABLE TO HELP YOU MORE QUICKLY BY GIVING ADDITIONAL SUGGESTIONS OVER THE PHONE

.

8

If you have tried the solutions suggested in the Troubleshooting Table without success, contact your support representative:

Toll free: 1-800-8Fujitsu (1-800-838-5487)

E-mail: [email protected]

Web site: http://www.computers.us.fujitsu.com/support.

Before you place the call, you should have the following information ready so that the customer support representative can provide you with the fastest possible solution:

Product name

Product configuration number

Product serial number

Purchase date

Conditions under which the problem occurred

Any error messages that have occurred

Type of device connected, if any

See the Configuration Label on the bottom of your notebook for configuration and serial numbers.

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Specific Problems

Using the Troubleshooting Table

When you have problems with your LifeBook notebook, try to find the symptoms under the Problem column of the troubleshooting table for the feature giving you difficulty. You will find a description of common causes for that symptom under the column Possible Cause and what, if anything, you can do to correct the condition under Possible Solutions. All possible causes or solutions may not apply to your notebook.

Troubleshooting Table

Problem Page Problem Page

Audio Problems . . . . . . . . . . . . . . page 87

Optical Drive Problems . . . . . . . . page 87

Port Replicator Problems. . . . . . . page 88

Hard Drive Problems . . . . . . . . . . page 88

Keyboard or Mouse Problems . . . page 88

Memory Problems . . . . . . . . . . . . page 89

Modem Problems page 89

USB Device Problems . . . . . . . . . page 89

Power Failures . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . page 90

Shutdown and Startup Problems . page 92

Video Problems . . . . . . . . . . . . . . page 93

Miscellaneous Problems . . . . . . . . page 95

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Problem

Audio Problems

There is no sound coming from the built-in speaker.

Possible Cause Possible Solutions

The volume is turned too low.

Adjust the volume control on the left side of your notebook

Headphones are plugged into your notebook.

Software driver is not configured correctly.

Plugging in headphones disables the built-in speakers.

Remove the headphones.

The audio driver may be installed or reinstalled using the

Drivers and Applications CD that came with your Fujitsu

LifeBook. Refer to your application and operating system documentation for help.

The speakers have been muted using the Volume icon in the system tray.

Click on the Volume icon in the system tray on the bottom right of the screen. (It looks like a speaker). If the Mute box is checked (Windows XP) or the Mute icon has a red circle on it

(Windows Vista), click on it to deselect it.

Optical Drive Problems (optional external device)

LifeBook notebook fails to recognize optical discs.

The disc is not pushed down onto raised center circle of the drive.

Open optical drive tray and re-install the disc properly.

Optical drive tray is not latched shut.

Push on the front of the optical drive tray until it latches. If that doesn’t work, pull out the modular drive latch to remove the device from the bay, then re-insert the drive until it latched; this ensures that the drive is properly seated.

Install DVD Player software.

Incorrect DVD Player or no

DVD Player software is installed.

Wrong drive designator was used for the disc in the application.

Verify the drive designator used by the application is the same as the one used by the operating system. When the operating system is booted from a DVD/CD, drive designations are automatically adjusted. Note that the drive designation can be changed with the Disk Management tool located at Administrative Tools -> Computer Management.

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Problem

LifeBook notebook fails to recognize optical discs.

Possible Cause

DVD/CD-RW/CD-ROM is dirty or defective.

Possible Solutions

Wipe the disc with a non-abrasive CD cleaning cloth and reinsert. It if still will not work try another DVD/CD-RW/CD-

ROM in the drive.

(continued)

Port Replicator Problems

Notebook does not turn on when installed in the optional Port Replicator

Port Replicator AC adapter is not plugged in.

Notebook is not properly seated in the Port Replicator.

Hard Drive Problems

You cannot access your hard drive.

The wrong drive designator was used by an application when a bootable disc was used to start the notebook.

Provide power to the Port Replicator.

Remove and re-dock your LifeBook notebook.

Verify drive designator used by application is in use by the operating system. When the operating system is booted from a CD, drive designations are automatically adjusted.

Security is set so your operating system cannot be started without a password.

Keyboard or Mouse Problems

The built-in keyboard does not seem to work.

The notebook has gone into

Standby mode.

Verify your password and security settings.

Push the

Power/Suspend/Resume

button.

Try to use your integrated pointing device to restart your system.

Re-install your device.

See “Device Ports” on page 78.

You have installed an external keyboard or mouse, and it does not seem to work.

Your application has locked out your keyboard.

Your external device is not properly installed.

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Problem

You have installed an external keyboard or mouse, and it does not seem to work.

(continued)

Possible Cause

Your operating system is not set up with correct software driver for that device.

You have connected an external keyboard or a mouse and it seems to be locking up the system.

Your operating system is not set up with correct software driver for that device.

USB Device Problems

You have installed a USB device. Your LifeBook notebook does not recognize the device, or the device does not seem to work properly.

Your system has crashed.

Memory Problems

Your System screen in the

Control Panel does not show the correct amount of installed memory.

You have a memory failure.

Modem Problems (optional device)

Messages about modem operation.

Messages about modem operation are generated by whichever modem application is in use.

The device is not properly installed.

Possible Solutions

Check your device and operating system documentation and activate the proper driver.

Check your device and operating system documentation and activate the proper driver.

Try to restart your notebook. I

Check for Power On Self Test (POST) messages.

See

“Power On Self Test Messages” on page 96.

See your application software documentation for additional information.

Remove and re-install the device.

See “Device Ports” on page 78.

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Problem

You have installed a USB device. Your LifeBook notebook does not recognize the device, or the device does not seem to work properly.

Possible Cause

The device may have been installed while an application was running, so your notebook is not aware of its installation.

Possible Solutions

Close the application and restart your notebook.

Your device may not have the correct software driver active.

See your software documentation and activate the correct driver.

(continued)

Power Failures

You turn on your LifeBook notebook and nothing seems to happen.

The installed battery is completely discharged or there is no Power adapter (AC or

Auto/Airline) installed.

Check the Status Indicator Panel to determine the presence

and condition of the battery. See “Status Indicator Panel” on page 29. Install a charged battery or a Power adapter.

The battery is installed but is faulty.

The battery is low.

The power adapter (AC or auto/airline) is not plugged in properly.

Use the Status Indicator panel to verify the presence and condition of the battery.

See “Status Indicator Panel” on page 29.

If the battery indicates a short, remove it and operate from another power source or replace that battery.

Check the Status Indicator Panel to determine the presence and condition of the battery.

See “Status Indicator Panel” on page 29. Use a Power adapter to operate until a battery is

charged or install a charged battery.

Verify that your adapter is connected correctly.

See “Power

Sources” on page 54.

The power adapter (AC or auto/airline) has no power from the AC outlet, airplane jack, or car cigarette lighter.

The power adapter (AC or auto/airline) is faulty.

Move the AC cord to a different outlet, check for a line switch or tripped circuit breaker for the AC outlet. If you are using an auto/airline adapter in a car make sure the ignition switch is in the On or Accessories position.

Try a different power adapter.

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Problem

Your LifeBook notebook turns off all by itself.

Your LifeBook notebook will not work on battery alone.

The battery seems to discharge too quickly.

Possible Cause

The power management parameters are set for auto timeouts which are too short for your operating needs.

Possible Solutions

Press any button on the keyboard, or move the mouse to restore operation. If that fails, push the Power/ Suspend/

Resume button. Check your power management settings, or close your applications and go to the Power Options located in the Control Panel to adjust the timeout values to better suit your needs.

You are operating on battery power and ignored a low battery alarm until the battery was at the dead battery state and the system has entered

Dead Battery Suspend mode.

Install a power adapter, then push the Power/Sus-

pend/Resume button.

See “Power Sources” on page 54.

You have a battery failure.

Verify the condition of the battery using the Status Indicator panel. If the battery is shorted, replace or remove it.

See

“Status Indicator Panel” on page 29.

Your power adapter has failed or lost its power source.

Make sure the adapter is plugged in and the outlet has power.

The installed battery is dead.

Replace the battery with a charged one or install a power adapter.

No battery is installed.

Install a charged battery.

The battery is improperly installed.

Verify that the battery is properly connected by re-installing it.

Your installed battery is faulty.

Verify the condition of the battery using the Status Indicator panel and replace or remove any batteries that are shorted.

See “Status Indicator Panel” on page 29.

Replace the battery.

The battery has been exposed to high temperatures.

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Problem

The battery seems to discharge too quickly.

(continued)

Possible Cause

You are running an application that uses a lot of power due to frequent hard drive access or optical drive access, or use of a modem,

LAN PC card, Wireless LAN, or Bluetooth device.

Possible Solutions

Use a power adapter for this application when at all possible.

The power savings features may be disabled.

The brightness is turned all the way up.

The battery is very old.

Check the Power Options menu settings and adjust according to your operating needs.

Turn down the brightness adjustment. The higher the brightness the more power your display uses.

Replace the battery.

The battery has been exposed to high temperatures.

The battery is too hot or too cold.

Replace the battery.

Restore the notebook to normal operating temperature.

Charging icon on the Status Indicator panel will flash when battery is outside of operating range.

Shutdown and Startup Problems

The Power/Suspend/

Resume button does not work.

Power/Suspend/Resume button is disabled.

There may be application software. conflict

In Windows XP, enable the button by going to the Control

Panel -> Power Options Properties and clicking on the

Advanced tab. In the Power buttons area, select the option that best suits your needs. In Windows Vista, select the

“Choose what the power button does” option.

Close all applications and try the button again.

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Problem

The system powers up, and displays power on information, but fails to load the operating system.

Possible Cause

The boot sequence settings of the setup utility are not compatible with your configuration.

Possible Solutions

Set the operating source by pressing the [ESC] key while the

Fujitsu logo is on screen or use the [F2] key and enter the setup utility and adjust the source settings from the Boot menu.

See “BIOS Setup Utility” on page 58.

An error message is displayed on the screen during the notebook (boot) sequence.

Your notebook appears to change setup parameters when you start it.

You have a secured system requiring a password to load your operating system.

Power On Self Test (POST) has detected a problem.

Make sure you have the right password. Enter the setup utility and verify the Security settings and modify them as

accordingly.

See “BIOS Setup Utility” on page 58.

See the Power On Self Test (POST) messages to determine the meaning and severity of the problem. Not all messages are errors; some are simply status indicators.

See “Power On

Self Test Messages” on page 96.

BIOS setup changes were not saved when made and you exited the setup utility.

Make sure you select

Save Changes And Exit

when exiting the BIOS setup utility.

The BIOS CMOS hold-up battery has failed.

Contact your support representative for repairs. This is not a user serviceable part but has a normal life of 3 to 5 years.

Video Problems

The built-in display is blank when you turn on your

LifeBook notebook.

The notebook is set for an external monitor only.

Pressing [A] while holding down the [Fn] key allows you to change your selection of where to send your display video.

Each time you press the keys you will step to the next choice.

The choices, in order are: built-in display only, external monitor only, both built-in display and external monitor.

Display angle and brightness settings are not adequate for your lighting conditions.

Move the display and the brightness control until you have adequate visibility.

Power management timeouts are set for short intervals and you didn’t see the display go on and off again.

Press a keyboard button or move the mouse to restore operation. If that fails, push the Power/Suspend/Resume button.

(The display may be shut off by Standby mode, Auto Suspend or Video Timeout)

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Problem

The notebook turned on with a series of beeps and the built-in display is blank.

Possible Cause

Power On Self Test (POST) has detected a failure which does not allow the display to operate.

Possible Solutions

Contact your support representative.

The display goes blank by itself after you have been using it.

The notebook has gone into

Video timeout, Standby mode, or Save-to-Disk mode because you have not used it for a period of time.

Press any button on the keyboard, or move the mouse to restore operation. If that fails, push the Power/Suspend/

Resume button. Check your power management settings, or close your applications and go to the Power Savings menu of the setup utility to adjust the timeout values to better suit your operation needs.

See “BIOS Setup Utility” on page 58.

The display has bright or dark spots.

The power management timeouts may be set for very short intervals and you failed to notice the display come on and go off again.

Press any button on the keyboard, or move the mouse to restore operation. If that fails, push the Power/Suspend/

Resume button. (The display may be shut off by Standby

Mode, Auto Suspend or Video Timeout)

If the spots are very tiny and few in number, this is normal for a large LCD display.

This is normal; do nothing.

The Display is dark when on battery power.

You have connected an external monitor and it does not display any information.

If the spots are numerous or large enough to interfere with your operation needs.

Display is faulty; contact your support representative.

The Power Management utility default is set on low brightness to conserve power.

Press [Fn] + [D] to increase brightness or double-click on the battery gauge and adjust Power Control under battery settings.

Your BIOS setup is not set to enable your external monitor.

Toggle the video destination by pressing [Fn]+ [A] together, or check your BIOS setup and enable your external monitor.

(See the Video Features submenu, located within the

Advanced Menu of the BIOS.

See “BIOS Setup Utility” on page 58.

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Problem

You have connected an external monitor and it does not display any information.

(continued)

Possible Cause

Your external monitor is not properly installed.

Possible Solutions

Reinstall your device.

See “External Video Port” on page 80.

Your operating system is not setup with the correct software driver for that device.

Check your device and operating system documentation and activate the proper driver.

You have connected an external monitor and it does not come on.

Miscellaneous Problems

Your external monitor is not compatible with your LifeBook notebook.

Error message is displayed on the screen during the operation of an application.

Application software often has its own set of error message displays.

See your monitor documentation and the External Monitor

Support portions of the Specifications section. See “Specifications” on page 116.

See your application manual and help displays screens for more information. Not all messages are errors some may simply be status.

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Power On Self Test Messages

The following is an alphabetic list of error-and-status messages that Phoenix BIOS and/or your operating system can generate and an explanation of each message. Error messages are marked with an *. If an error message is displayed that is not in this list, write it down and check your operating system documentation both on screen and in the manual. If you can find no reference to the message and its meaning is not clear, contact your support representative for assistance.

nnnn Memory Cache Passed

Where nnnn is the amount of system cache in kilobytes successfully tested by the Power On Self

Test. (This can only appear if you have an SRAM PC Card installed.)

Floppy Disk drive A error or Floppy Disk drive B error

Drive A: or B: is present but fails the BIOS Power On Self Test diskette tests. Check to see that the drive

is defined with the proper diskette type in the Setup Utility, See “BIOS Setup Utility” on page 58. and that

the diskette drive is installed correctly. If the disk drive is properly defined and installed, avoid using it and contact your support representative.

*Extended Memory Failed at address line: xx

Extended memory not working or not configured properly. If you have an installed memory upgrade module, verify that the module is properly installed. If it is properly installed, you may want to check your

Windows Setup to be sure it is not using unavailable memory until you can contact your support representative.

nnnn Extended RAM Passed

Where nnnn is the amount of memory in kilobytes successfully tested.

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*Failure Fixed Disk n (where x=1-4)

The fixed disk is not working or not configured properly. This may mean that the hard drive type identified in your setup utility does not agree with the type detected by the Power On Self Test. Run the setup utility to check for the hard drive type settings and correct them if necessary. If the settings are OK and the message appears when you restart the system, there may be a serious fault which might cause you to lose data if you continue. Contact your support representative.

*Incorrect Drive A type – run SETUP

Type of floppy drive A: not correctly identified in Setup. This means that the floppy disk drive type identified in your setup utility does not agree with the type detected by the Power On Self Test. Run the setup utility to correct the inconsistency.

*Incorrect Drive B type – run SETUP

Type of floppy drive B: not correctly identified in Setup. This means that the floppy disk drive type identified in your setup utility does not agree with the type detected by the Power On Self Test. Run the setup utility to correct the inconsistency.

*Invalid NVRAM Data

Problem with NVRAM access. In the unlikely case that you see this message you may have some display problems. You can continue operating but should contact your support representative for more information.

*Keyboard controller error

The keyboard controller test failed. You may have to replace your keyboard or keyboard controller but may be able to use an external keyboard until then. Contact your support representative.

*Keyboard error

Keyboard not working. You may have to replace your keyboard or keyboard controller but may be able to use an external keyboard until then. Contact your support representative.

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*Stuck Key

BIOS discovered a stuck key and displays the scan code for the stuck key. You may have to replace your keyboard but may be able to use an external keyboard until then. Contact your support representative.

*Monitor type does not match CMOS – Run SETUP

Monitor type not correctly identified in Setup. This error probably means your BIOS is corrupted, run the setup utility and set all settings to the default conditions. If you still get this error, contact your support representative.

*Operating system not found

Operating system cannot be located on either drive A: or drive C: Enter the setup utility and see if both the fixed disk, and drive A: are properly identified and that the boot sequence is set correctly. Unless you have changed your installation greatly, the operating system should be on drive C:. If the setup utility is correctly set, your hard drive may be corrupted.

*Parity Check 1 nnnn

Parity error found in the system bus. BIOS attempts to locate the address and display it on the screen. If it cannot locate the address, it displays ????. This is a potentially data destroying failure. Contact your support representative.

*Parity Check 2 nnnn

Parity error found in the I/O bus. BIOS attempts to locate the address and display it on the screen. If it cannot locate the address, it displays ????. This is a potentially data-destroying failure. Contact your support representative.

*Press <F1> to resume, <F2> to SETUP

Displayed after any recoverable error message. Press the [F1] key to continue the boot process or the [F2] key to enter Setup and change any settings.

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*Previous boot incomplete – Default configuration used

Previous Power On Self Test did not complete successfully. The Power On Self Test will load default values and offer to run Setup. If the previous failure was caused by incorrect values and they are not corrected, the next boot will likely fail also. If using the default settings does not allow you to complete a successful boot sequence, you should turn off the power and contact your support representative.

*Real time clock error

Real-time clock fails BIOS test. May require board repair. Contact your support representative.

*Shadow RAM Failed at offset: nnnn

Shadow RAM failed at offset nnnn of the 64k block at which the error was detected. You are risking data corruption if you continue. Contact your support representative.

nnnn Shadow RAM Passed

Where nnnn is the amount of shadow RAM in kilobytes successfully tested.

*System battery is dead – Replace and run SETUP

The BIOS CMOS RAM memory hold up battery is dead. This is part of your BIOS and is a board mounted battery which requires a support representative to change. You can continue operating but you will have to use setup utility default values or reconfigure your setup utility every time you turn off your notebook.

System BIOS shadowed

System BIOS copied to shadow RAM.

*System CMOS checksum bad – Default Configuration Used

BIOS CMOS RAM has been corrupted or modified incorrectly, perhaps by an application program that changes data stored in BIOS memory. Run Setup and reconfigure the system.

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*System RAM Failed at offset: nnnn

System memory failed at offset nnnn of in the 64k block at which the error was detected. This means that there is a fault in your built-in memory. If you continue to operate, you risk corrupting your data. Contact your support representative for repairs.

nnnn System Memory Passed

Where nnnn is the amount of system memory in kilobytes successfully tested.

*System timer error

The timer test failed. The main clock that operates the computer is faulty. Requires repair of system board.

Contact your support representative for repairs.

Video BIOS shadowed

.

Video BIOS successfully copied to shadow RAM.

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Restoring Your Pre-installed Software

The Drivers and Applications Restore (DAR) CD contains sets of device drivers and Fujitsu utilities (in specific directories) that are unique to your computer configuration for use as documented below.

I

N ORDER TO INSTALL APPLICATIONS AND

/

OR DRIVERS FROM THE

DAR CD,

YOU WILL NEED TO USE A

DVD

DRIVE ATTACHED EXTERNALLY

.

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,

VISIT THE

F

UJITSU

S

UPPORT WEBSITE AT

HTTP

://

WWW

.

COMPUTERS

.

US

.

FUJITSU

.

COM

/

SUPPORT TO CHECK FOR THE MOST CURRENT

INFORMATION

,

DRIVERS AND HINTS ON HOW TO PERFORM RECOVERY AND SYSTEM UPDATES

.

Re-installing Individual Drivers and Applications

The Drivers and Applications CD can be used to selectively re-install drivers and/or applications that may have been un-installed or corrupted.

T

HERE MAY BE CERTAIN FREE THIRD

-

PARTY APPLICATIONS PRE

-

INSTALLED ON YOUR SYSTEM THAT

ARE NOT ON THE

DAR CD. T

HE LATEST VERSIONS OF THE APPLICATIONS CAN BE DOWNLOADED FROM

THE THIRD

-

PARTY

S WEBSITE

.

To re-install drivers and/or applications:

1

Boot up the system and insert the DAR CD after Windows has started. A Fujitsu Installer screen is displayed after the CD is inserted.

2

After reading the License Agreement, click [I agree].

3

A window will appear containing a list of applications, drivers, and utilities that you can install from the Drivers and Applications CD

.

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T

HE COMPONENTS LISTED ARE COLOR

-

CODED IN TERMS OF THEIR INSTALL STATUS

. B

LUE INDICATES

THAT THE COMPONENT CAN BE INSTALLED

. G

REEN INDICATES THAT THE COMPONENT NEEDS TO BE

INSTALLED SEPARATELY

. G

REY INDICATES A COMPONENT THAT IS ALREADY INSTALLED

;

GREY ITEMS

CAN BE REINSTALLED

,

BUT PRIOR TO INSTALLATION YOU WILL RECEIVE A REMINDER THAT THE

COMPONENT IS ALREADY INSTALLED

.

4

In the list, check off all the components you want to install. If you want to install all components, click [Select

All]. Clicking [Select All] will select all of the blue-coded components; you must select grey and green components separately.

5

Once you have selected the components you wish to install, click [Install Selected Subsystems]; the components will be installed.

6

After the components are installed, click [OK], then click [Yes] when asked if you want to reboot the system.

Restoring the Operating System for Windows XP Systems

The Recovery and Utility disc contains three utilities:

The

Recovery

utility allows you to restore the system operating system (OS). The restored OS is the same one that was originally installed on the hard disk drive. After the OS is restored, you will need to reinstall the drivers and applications from the Drivers and Applications Restore disc and from any application discs that were bundled with the system when you purchased it.

The

Hard Disk Data Delete

utility on this disc is used to delete all data on your hard disk and prevent it from being reused. Do not use the Hard Disk Data Delete utility unless you are absolutely certain that you want to erase your entire hard disk, including all partitions.

The

Partition Creation

utility allows you to create or resize partitions on your hard disk.

NOTE:

Creating or resizing partitions with this utility will cause all data on the hard disk to be completely erased.

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T

HE USE OF THIS DISC REQUIRES THAT YOU HAVE A DEVICE CAPABLE OF READING

DVD

S ATTACHED TO YOUR

SYSTEM

. Y

OU WILL NEED TO ATTACH AN EXTERNAL PLAYER

. F

OR MORE INFORMATION ON AVAILABLE EXTERNAL

DEVICES

,

VISIT OUR

W

EB SITE AT

:

US

.

FUJITSU

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COM

/

COMPUTERS

.

T

HIS DISC CAN ONLY BE USED WITH THE SYSTEM WITH WHICH IT WAS PURCHASED

.

BOOT Priority Change

Before restoring an image, you must first verify that the system is set up to boot from the DVD drive. To verify/change the boot-up priority (rather than booting-up from the hard drive or an external floppy disk drive), perform the following steps:

1

Power on your system. When the Fujitsu logo appears on the screen. press the [Enter] key or click on the left mouse or touchpad button; the TrustedCore Menu will appear.

2

Select the Boot Menu from the TrustedCore Menu by pressing the [Fn] button while pressing the down arrow button.

3

If “Optical Media Drive”, “CD-ROM Drive”, or “CD/DVD Drive” is not at the top of the list, arrow down to the drive in the list, and press the [OK] button.

After you have changed the boot priority, you can restore a backup image when booting up.

Procedure

1

Turn on the power to your system.

2

Ensure that you have a device that can read DVDs either installed in your system or attached externally to it.

3

Insert the Restore Disc into the drive tray.

4

Reboot your system.

After the system reboots, follow the instructions that appear to restore your operating system, erase all data from your hard disk, or create or resize partitions on the hard disk.

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Restoring the Operating System for Windows Vista Systems

The Recovery and Utility disc contains four utilities:

The

Recovery

utility allows you to restore the system operating system (OS). The restored OS is the same one that was originally installed on the hard disk drive. After the OS is restored, you will need to reinstall the drivers and applications from the Drivers and Applications Restore disc and from any application discs that were bundled with the system when you purchased it.

The

Hard Disk Data Delete

utility on this disc is used to delete all data on your hard disk and prevent it from being reused. Do not use the Hard Disk Data Delete utility unless you are absolutely certain that you want to erase your entire hard disk, including all partitions.

The

Partition Creation

utility allows you to create a new D: partition or resize existing partitions on your hard disk.

NOTE: Creating or resizing partitions with this utility will cause all data on the hard disk to be completely erased.

The

Diagnostics

utility allows the IT professional to determine device status/condition by executing diagnostics tests on selected system components.

Methods for accessing the utilities

Certain LifeBook models have the Recovery and Utility applets pre-installed on a hidden drive. Other systems require that the Recovery and Utility disc be used (or in the event the hard disk has been reformatted).

In order to determine the method for accessing the Recovery and Utility applet, perform the following procedures in order.

Determining whether Recovery and Utility is pre-loaded

1

Turn on or reboot your system. When the Fujitsu logo appears, press [F12] key.

2

From the Boot Menu that appears, check whether the <Recovery and Utility> option is present. If it is not present, it means that the utility must be used from the disc. Proceed to “Running Recovery and Utility from the disc” if <Recovery and Utility> is unavailable.

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Running Recovery and Utility from hard disk

1

Cursor down to <Recovery and Utility> and press the [Enter] key.

2

While the files are being loaded from the disc, a progress bar will appear at the bottom of the screen.

3

When the System Recovery Options dialog opens, select a new keyboard layout, if necessary, then click [Next].

4

When the Operating System dialog appears, click [Next].

5

If necessary, enter your password, then click [OK].

6

When System Recovery Options window appears, click on Recovery and Utility.

7

The Recovery and Utility screen appears on the screen with three tabs: Diagnostics,

Recovery and Utility. Please note that Diagnostics tab is not supported on certain LifeBook/Stylistic models when running Recovery and Utility from the hard disk. In order to restore the operating system, please insert the “Recovery and Utility” disc in the CD/DVD drive and use the Start Recovery function under the Recovery tab. For more information about the tabs, go to “Recovery and Utility tabs” on page 106.

Running Recovery and Utility from the disc

T

HE USE OF THIS DISC REQUIRES THAT YOU HAVE A DEVICE CAPABLE OF READING

DVD

S ATTACHED TO YOUR

SYSTEM

. Y

OU WILL NEED TO ATTACH AN EXTERNAL PLAYER

. F

OR MORE INFORMATION ON AVAILABLE EXTERNAL

DEVICES

,

VISIT OUR

W

EB SITE AT

:

US

.

FUJITSU

.

COM

/

COMPUTERS

.

T

HIS DISC CAN ONLY BE USED WITH THE SYSTEM WITH WHICH IT WAS PURCHASED

.

BOOT Priority Change

Before restoring an image, you must first verify that the system is set up to boot from the DVD drive. To verify/change the boot-up priority (rather than booting-up from the hard drive or an external floppy disk drive), perform the following steps:

1

Power on your system. When the Fujitsu logo appears on the screen. press the [Enter] key or click on the left mouse or touchpad button; the TrustedCore Menu will appear.

2

Select the Boot Menu from the TrustedCore Menu by pressing the [Fn] button while pressing the down arrow button.

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3

If “Optical Media Drive”, “CD-ROM Drive”, or “CD/DVD Drive” is not at the top of the list, arrow down to the drive in the list, and press the [OK] button.

After you have changed the boot priority, you can restore a backup image when booting up.

Procedure for using Recovery and Utility disc

1

Turn on the power to your system.

2

Ensure that you have a device that can read DVDs either installed in your system or attached externally to it, and that it has been set up as the Boot device (in accordance with “BOOT Priority Change” on page 105).

3

Insert the Recovery and Utility disc into the drive tray. With the boot priority set in the procedure above, the system will boot from the Recovery and Utility disc.

4

Reboot your system. After the system reboots, the Recovery and Utility screen appears. On the screen are three tabs: Diagnostics, Recovery, and Utility.

Recovery and Utility tabs

Diagnostics tab:

The Diagnostics tool is designed for use by IT professionals. It is not likely you will need to use this tool. When you select devices from the Diagnosis window then click [Execute], several tests are performed on the selected components.

Recovery tab:

The Recovery tab contains the Start Recovery tool. Note that the recovery process erases all data from the C: drive. If you decide to use the recovery tool, be sure to back up all data that you don’t want to lose. Also note that you must run the system using your AC adapter while running the recovery tool. To use the Recovery tool, select the Start Recovery function, click on the [Execute] button, then follow the instructions on the screen.

Utility tab:

This tab contains three tools: System Restore, Hard Disk Data Delete and Partition Creation.

System Restore

can help fix problems that might be making your computer run slowly or stop responding. System Restore enables you in rolling back the system to an earlier restore point, and does not affect any of your documents, pictures, or other personal data.

The

Hard Disk Data Delete

utility is used to delete all data on the hard disk and prevent the data from being reused.

NOTE: Do not use the Hard Disk Data Delete utility unless you are absolutely certain that you want to erase your entire hard disk, including all partitions

.

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The

Partition Creation

utility allows you to create a D: partition or resize existing partitions on your hard disk.

NOTE: Creating or resizing partitions with this utility will cause all data on the hard disk to be completely erased.

Automatically Downloading Driver Updates

Your system has a convenient tool called the Fujitsu Driver Update (FDU) utility. With FDU, you can choose to automatically or manually go to the Fujitsu site to check for new updates for your system.

The FDU icon should appear in the system tray at the bottom right of your screen (roll the cursor over the icons to find the correct one). If the icon does not appear in the system tray, go to [Start] -> All Programs, and click on Fujitsu Driver Update; this will create the icon automatically.

To invoke the FDU menu, you can either right-click on the FDU icon or hold the pen on the icon for a couple of seconds until the menu appears. The menu contains the following items:

Check for updates now

Allows for manual driver update search. The first time it is used, you are prompted to agree to a user agreement. After clicking on icon, FDU automatically connects with the Fujitsu site to check for updates and downloads them. While downloading, the icon has a red bar through it, indicating that it cannot be used while the download is in process. When update is complete, a message appears to inform you.

Enable Automatic Update Notifications

Automatically searches for new updates on a regular basis (approximately every 3 days).

Show update history

Brings up a screen that displays a history of updates that have been made via the FDU.

About Fujitsu Driver Update

Displays the FDU version number and copyright information

Fujitsu Driver Update Readme

Displays the FDU readme.

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Chapter 5

Care and Maintenance

Caring for your LifeBook Notebook

If you use your Fujitsu LifeBook notebook carefully, you will increase its life and reliability. This section provides some tips for looking after the notebook and its devices.

T

HE SYSTEM CONTAINS COMPONENTS THAT CAN BE SEVERELY DAMAGED BY ELECTROSTATIC DISCHARGE

(ESD).

T

O MINIMIZE RISK TO THE COMPONENTS

,

OBSERVE THE FOLLOWING PRECAUTIONS

:

B

EFORE DOCKING OR UNDOCKING YOUR

L

IFE

B

OOK NOTEBOOK

(

WHEN USING A PORT REPLICATOR

),

IT IS

A GOOD PRACTICE TO ALWAYS TOUCH A GROUNDED METAL OBJECT TO DISCHARGE STATIC ELECTRICITY

BUILT UP IN YOUR BODY

.

B

E SURE TO POWER DOWN YOUR SYSTEM BEFORE ADDING OR REMOVING SYSTEM COMPONENTS

. E

VEN

IF THE SYSTEM IS IN HIBERNATE OR STANDBY STATES

,

DATA COULD BE LOST OR MEMORY COULD BE

DAMAGED IF POWER IS STILL AVAILABLE TO THE SYSTEM

.

W

HEN INSTALLING OR REMOVING A MEMORY MODULE

,

HOLD IT BY THE EDGE SO AS NOT TO TOUCH ANY

CONTACTS OR CHIPS

. B

E CAREFUL NOT TO TOUCH ANY INTERNAL COMPUTER TERMINALS OR

COMPONENTS

;

THE OIL FROM YOUR FINGERS COULD CAUSE A SHORT TO THE COMPONENTS

.

E

LECTRICAL EQUIPMENT MAY BE HAZARDOUS IF MISUSED

. O

PERATIONS OF THIS PRODUCT OR SIMILAR

PRODUCTS

,

MUST ALWAYS BE SUPERVISED BY AN ADULT

. D

O NOT ALLOW CHILDREN ACCESS TO THE INTERIOR OF

ANY ELECTRICAL PRODUCTS AND DO NOT PERMIT THEM TO HANDLE ANY CABLES

.

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Your LifeBook notebook is a durable but sensitive electronic device. Treat it with respect and care.

Make a habit of transporting it in a suitable carrying case.

Do not attempt to service the computer yourself. Always follow installation instructions closely.

Keep it away from food and beverages.

To protect your notebook from damage and to optimize system performance, be sure to

keep all air all vents unobstructed

,

clean, and clear of debris

. This may require periodic cleaning, depending upon the environment in which the system is used.

Do not operate the notebook in areas where the air vents can be obstructed, such as in tight enclosures or on soft surfaces like a bed or cushion.

If you accidentally spill liquid on your LifeBook notebook:

1

Turn it off immediately.

2

Position it so that the liquid can run out.

3

Let it dry out for 24 hours, or longer if needed.

4

If your notebook will not boot after it has dried out, call your support representative.

Do not use your LifeBook notebook in a wet environment (near a bathtub, swimming pool).

Always use the AC adapter and batteries that are approved for your notebook.

Avoid exposure to sand, dust and other environmental hazards.

Do not expose your notebook to direct sunlight for long periods of time as temperatures above 140°

F (60° C) may damage your notebook.

Keep the covers closed on the connectors and slots when they are not in use.

Do not put heavy or sharp objects on the computer.

If you are carrying your notebook in a briefcase, or any other carrying case, make sure that there are no objects in the case pressing on the lid.

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Cleaning your LifeBook notebook

Always disconnect the power plug. (Pull the plug, not the cord.)

Clean your LifeBook notebook with a damp, lint-free cloth. Do not use abrasives or solvents.

Use a soft cloth to remove dust from the screen. Never use glass cleaners.

Always shut down the computer, unplug the power adapter, and remove the battery when cleaning or disinfecting the computer exterior, keyboard or LCD display.

NOTE: Avoid wetting the thermal suede in all cases.

Cleaning guidelines using recommended off-the-shelf cleaners

Computer exterior, computer keyboard

To clean the exterior and keyboard, use one of the following off-the-shelf products:

Office Depot® #154-616 Notebook Cleaning Kit

Meridrew Enterprises Klear_Screen® Wipes

3M CL563 Cleaner Wipes

Note: After cleaning with one of these products, gently polish with a dry, soft, lint-free cloth until the solution is no longer visible.

LCD display

To clean the LCD display or fingerprint sensor, use one of the following off-the-shelf products:

Office Depot® #154-616 Notebook Cleaning Kit

Meridrew Enterprises Klear_Screen® Wipes

* Applies to Tablet PC, convertible PC with LCD shield, and standard notebook LCD displays.

Wipe the LCD surface gently, allowing it to dry before turning on the computer.

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Disinfecting LifeBook computers

Wipe the surface with a soft cloth wipe and a 50% ethanol solution or use another ethanol-based germicide which has been registered as a hospital disinfectant by the EPA.

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Storing your LifeBook notebook

If storing your notebook for a month or longer, turn your LifeBook notebook off, fully charge the battery(s), then remove and store all Lithium ion batteries.

Store your notebook and batteries separately. If you store your LifeBook with a battery installed, the battery will discharge, and battery life will be reduced. In addition, a faulty battery might damage your LifeBook.

Store your Fujitsu LifeBook in a cool, dry location. Temperatures should remain between 13ºF

(-25ºC) and 140ºF (60ºC).

Traveling with your LifeBook notebook

Do not transport your notebook while it is turned on.

Never put your notebook through a metal detector. Have your notebook hand-inspected by security personnel. You can however, put your notebook through a properly tuned X-ray machine. To avoid problems, place your notebook close to the entrance of the machine and remove it as soon as possible or have your notebook hand-inspected by security personnel. Security officials may require you to turn your notebook on, so make sure you have a charged battery on hand.

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Always bring your System Recovery CD that came with your notebook when you travel. If you experience system software problems while traveling, you may need it to correct any problems.

When traveling with the hard drive removed, wrap the drive in a non-conducting materials (cloth or paper). If you have the drive checked by hand, be ready to install the drive if needed. Never put your hard drive through a metal detector. Have your hard drive hand-inspected by security personnel. You can however, put your hard drive through a properly tuned X-ray machine.

Take the necessary plug adapters if you're traveling overseas. Check the following diagram to determine which plug adapter you'll need or ask your travel agent.

Outlet Type Location

United States, Canada, parts of Latin America, Mexico,

Japan, Korea, the Philippines, Taiwan

Russia and the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS), most of Europe, parts of Latin America, the Middle East, parts of Africa, Hong Kong, India, most of South Asia

United Kingdom, Ireland, Malaysia, Singapore, parts of Africa

China, Australia, New Zealand

It is recommended that you carry your notebook with you while traveling, rather than checking it in as baggage.

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Batteries

Caring for your Batteries

Always handle batteries carefully.

Do not short-circuit the battery terminals (that is, do not touch both terminals with a metal object).

Do not carry lose batteries in a pocket or purse where they may mix with coins, keys, or other metal objects. Doing so may cause an explosion or fire.

Do not drop, puncture, disassemble, mutilate or incinerate the battery.

Recharge batteries only as described in this manual and only in ventilated areas.

Do not leave batteries in hot locations for more than a day or two. Intense heat can shorten the life of your battery.

Do not leave a battery in storage for longer than 6 months without recharging it.

Increasing Battery Life

Power your LifeBook notebook through the AC or optional auto/airline adapter whenever possible.

If your notebook is running on battery power all day, connect it to the AC adapter overnight to recharge the battery.

Keep brightness to the lowest level comfortable.

Set the power management for maximum battery life.

Put your notebook in Standby mode when it is turned on and you are not actually using it.

Disable the Media Player auto insert notification function.

Always use fully charged batteries.

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Media Care

Caring for your Media (DVD/CD/CD-R)

If you have an optional external optical drive connected to your system, be sure to handle the media discs carefully. Media discs are precision devices and will function reliably if given reasonable care.

Always store your media disc in its case when it is not in use.

Always handle discs by the edges and avoid touching the surface.

Avoid storing any media discs in extreme temperatures.

Do not bend media discs or set heavy objects on them.

Do not spill liquids on media discs.

Do not scratch media discs.

Do not get dust on media discs.

Never write on the label surface with a ballpoint pen or pencil. Always use a felt pen.

If a media disc is subjected to a sudden change in temperature, cold to warm condensation may form on the surface. Wipe the moisture off with a clean, soft, lint free cloth and let it dry at room temperature. DO NOT use a hair dryer or heater to dry media discs.

If a disc is dirty, use only a DVD/CD cleaner or wipe it with a clean, soft, lint free cloth starting from the inner edge and wiping to the outer edge.

Caring for your Optional External Optical Drive

Your optional external optical drive is durable but you must treat it with care. Please pay attention to the following points:

The drive rotates the compact disc at a very high speed. Do not carry it around or subject it to shock or vibration with the power on.

Avoid using or storing the drive where it will be exposed to extreme temperatures.

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Avoid using or storing the drive where it is damp or dusty.

Avoid using or storing the drive near magnets or devices that generate strong magnetic fields.

Avoid using or storing the drive where it will be subjected to shock or vibration.

Do not disassemble or dismantle the optical drive.

Use of a commercially available lens cleaner is recommended for regular maintenance of your drive.

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Chapter 6

System Specifications

Specifications

This section provides the hardware and environmental specifications for your Fujitsu LifeBook notebook.

Specifications of particular configurations will vary.

Configuration Label

The configuration label located on the bottom of your notebook contains specific information regarding the options you’ve chosen for your notebook. Following is an example configuration label.

Part Number

Configuration ID

Configuration P/N: A3FXXXXXXXXXXXX

FPC P/N: FPCXXXXXX

U800, A110, 5.6 WSVGA, XPTE, 40G, 1GB

Processor

Model #

Screen Size/Type

Operating System

Hard Drive

Memory

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Microprocessor

Intel® A110 processor (Refer to the system label to determine the speed of your processor).

Chipset

Intel 945GU Express

Intel ICH7-U Controller Hub

Memory

System Memory

DDR2-400 MHz SDRAM dual-channel memory module.

Total of 1 GB pre-installed. No DIMM slots for expansion.

Cache Memory

512 KB L2 cache on-die

Video

Built-in color flat-panel TFT active matrix LCD display with simultaneous display capability.

Video Color and Resolution

5.6" Crystal View Wide SVGA display

Internal: 1024 x 600 pixel resolution, 16M colors

External: 1280 x 1024 pixel resolution, 16M colors

Simultaneous:

Windows Vista mode: 1024 x 600 pixel resolution

Windows XP Tablet PC model: 1280 x 1024 pixel resolution

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Video RAM

Intel® 945GU Express with Intel® ICH7U I/O Controller Hub. Up to 224 MB shared video memory

Audio

Audio Realtek Codec ALC262 with High Definition (HD) audio.

Headphones:

Stereo headphone jack, 3.5 mm, 400mV rms

or less, minimum impedance 32 Ohms

Microphone:

Stereo microphone jack, 3.5 mm, 100 mV p-p

or less, minimum impedance 1.2K

Ohms

One built-in speaker, 16 mm diameter, mono

One built-in digital microphone

Mass Storage Device Options

Hard Drive

Parallel ATA, Ultra DMA 100, 4200 rpm, 1.8”, 5 mm

Shock-mounted

Features

Integrated Pointing Device

Cursor control button

Communications

Internal LAN

: Internal wired 10/100 Ethernet LAN

WLAN:

Integrated Atheros Super AG (802.11a/b/g)

Bluetooth

: Optional Bluetooth device for wireless personal area network communication

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Trusted Platform Module

The LifeBook U810 has a Trusted Platform Module (TPM) installed for added system security.

Programmable LifeBook Application/Tablet PC Buttons

.

Button

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Fn

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Button Function

Application A

Application B

Function

Scroll Down

Scroll Up

Default Application

Keyboard “headlights” on/off

Default Application with Fn Button

Power Saving Mode

On-screen Keyboard/Writing Pad Windows Journal

Used in conjunction with Application

Buttons to change functions.

Scroll Down

Scroll Up

Figure 38. Application Launcher Defaults

Press Fn twice for Fujitsu Menu

Page Down

Page Up

Device Ports

On the LifeBook notebook:

Secure Digital (SD) Card slot

One Compact Flash (CF) slot

One USB 2.0 (Universal Serial Bus) connector for input/output devices

One DC In connector

Port Replicator connector (also accommodates external video/LAN cable adapter)

One stereo headphone jack

One stereo microphone jack

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On the Optional Port Replicator:

One 15-pin D-SUB connector for VGA external monitor

Four USB 2.0 connectors for input/output devices

One LAN (RJ-45) connector

One DC-in connector

Keyboard

Built-in keyboard

Total number of keys: 56

Function keys: [F1] through [F12] when used in conjunction with [Fn] key

Two Windows keys: one Start key, one application key

Key pitch: 14 mm; key stroke: 13.0 mm

Built-in cursor control button with left and right buttons and scroll buttons.

External USB keyboard/mouse support

Power

Batteries

Standard Lithium ion battery, rechargeable, 4-cell 7.2V, 5200 mAh

AC Adapter

Autosensing 100-240V AC, supplying 16V DC, 2.5A, 40W to the LifeBook; includes an AC cable

Power Management

Conforms to ACPI (Advanced Configuration and Power Interface).

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Dimensions and Weight

Overall Dimensions

Approximately 6.73"(w) x 6.06"(d) x 1.04”/1.26”(h) (171.0 mm x 154.0 mm x 26.5/32.0 mm)

Weight

Approximately 1.56 lbs. (707 g) with battery

Environmental Requirements

Temperature

Operating: 41° to 95° F (5° to 35° C). Non-operating: 5° to 140° F (–15° to 60° C)

Humidity

Operating: 20% to 85%, relative, non-condensing. Non-operating: 8% to 85%, relative, non-condensing

Altitude

Operating: 10,000 feet (3,048 m) maximum

Popular Accessories

For ordering or additional information on Fujitsu accessories please visit our Web site at www.shopfujitsu.com or call 1-800-FUJITSU.

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Pre-Installed Software

Depending on your operating system, your notebook comes with pre-installed software for playing audio and video files of various formats. In addition there is file transfer software, virus protection software and

Power Management software. The following list indicates the pre-installed software on your system.

Adobe Acrobat Reader

ArcSoft WebCam Companion 2

Microsoft Origami for Vista (Windows Vista models only)

Microsoft Tablet PC Experience Pack (Windows Tablet PC only)

OmniPass Fingerprint application (located in “3rd Party Software” folder on Desktop)

Fujitsu Driver Update utility

Microsoft Works with Office 2007 Student and Home Trial Edition (Windows Vista Home

Premium only)

Microsoft Office OneNote 2007

• Operating System:

Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium, Windows Vista Business, or

Windows XP Tablet PC Edition

Learning About Your Software

Tutorials

All operating systems and most application software have tutorials built into them upon installation. We highly recommend that you step through the tutorial before you use an application.

Manuals

Included with your notebook you will find manuals for your installed operating system and other preinstalled software. If any manuals are not included, information about the application is available online or through the help system of the software. We recommend that you review these manuals for general information on the use of these applications.

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Adobe Acrobat Reader

The Adobe Acrobat Reader allows you to view, navigate, and print PDF files from across all of the major computing platforms.

ArcSoft WebCam Companion 2

WebCam Companion 2 offers a variety of webcam-optimized functions such as automatically recording movement detected by the cam, launching video chat sessions, capturing still and video images, and editing photos.

OmniPass Fingerprint application

The fingerprint sensor uses Softex OmniPass which provides password management capabilities to

Microsoft Windows operating systems. OmniPass lets you use a "master password" for all Windows, applications, and on-line passwords, and presents a convenient user interface through which you can securely manage passwords, users, and multiple identities for each user. Note that the OmniPass application is not pre-installed, but is located in the “3rd Party Software” folder on your desktop.

Fujitsu Driver Update Utility

The Fujitsu Driver Update (FDU) utility is pre-installed on your system. With FDU, you can choose to

automatically or manually go to the Fujitsu site to check for new updates for your system. See

“Automatically Downloading Driver Updates” on page 107.

Operating System Options

Depending upon your system, one of the following operating system configurations will be installed:

Microsoft Windows XP Tablet PC Edition

Windows Vista Business Edition

Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium Edition

With Microsoft Works and Office 2007 Student and Home Trial Edition

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Microsoft Works with Office 2007 Student and Home Trial Edition (Windows Vista Home Premium only)

Microsoft Works 9.0 is a software suite containing the basic tools to write letters and reports, track family and friends with address books, manage home finances, and create a home inventory.

Microsoft Origami for Vista (Windows Vista only)

Origami contains three applications: Origami Experience helps you easily access your programs and music/photo/video files. Sudoku is a touch screen version of the popular game. Touch Settings lets you customize how you interact with the touch screen.

Microsoft Tablet PC Experience Pack (Windows XP Tablet PC only)

Tablet PC Experience Pack contains a number of different tools and games. The Experience Pack lets you take notes directly to your desktop, paint on-screen, snip and capture sections from the screen, organize your media files, and play word games.

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Glossary

AC Adapter

A device which converts the AC voltage from a wall outlet to the DC voltage needed to power your

LifeBook notebook.

Access point

Wireless network device used to bridge wireless and wired network traffic.

ACPI

Advanced Configuration and Power Interface

Active-Matrix Display

A type of technology for making flat-panel displays which has a transistor or similar device for every pixel on the screen.

Ad Hoc Mode

Ad Hoc Mode refers to a wireless network architecture where wireless network connectivity between multiple computers is established without a central wireless network device, typically known as Access

Points. Connectivity is accomplished using only client devices in a peer-to-peer fashion.

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Auto/Airline Adapter

A device which converts the DC voltage from an automobile cigarette lighter or aircraft DC power outlet to the DC voltage needed to power your LifeBook notebook.

BIOS

Bit

Basic Input-Output System. A program and set of default parameters stored in ROM which tests and operates your LifeBook notebook when you turn it on until it loads your installed operating system from disk. Information from the BIOS is transferred to the installed operating system to provide it with information on the configuration and status of the hardware.

An abbreviation for binary digit. A single piece of information which is either a one (1) or a zero (0).

bps

An abbreviation for bits per second. Used to describe data transfer rates.

Boot

To start-up a computer and load its operating system from disk, ROM or other storage media into

RAM.

Bus

An electrical circuit which passes data between the CPU and the sub-assemblies inside your LifeBook notebook.

Byte

8 bits of parallel binary information.

Cache Memory

A block of memory built into the micro-processor which is much faster to access than your system

RAM and used in specially structured ways to make your overall data handling time faster.

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CardBus

A faster, 32-bit version of the PC Card interface which offers performance similar to the 32-bit PCI architecture.

CD-ROM

Compact disk read only memory. This is a form of digital data storage which is read optically with a laser rather than a magnetic head. A typical CD-ROM can contain about 600MB of data and is not subject to heads crashing into the surface and destroying the data when there is a failure nor to wear from reading.

Channel

Range of narrow-band frequencies used by the WLAN device to transmit data. IEEE802.11b/g - 11 channels, 22 MHz wide channels.

Command

An instruction which you give your operating system. Example: run a particular application or format a floppy disk.

Configuration

The combination of hardware and software that makes up your system and how it is allocated for use.

CRT

Cathode Ray Tube. A display device which uses a beam of electronic particles striking a luminescent screen. It produces a visual image by varying the position and intensity of the beam.

Data

DC

The information a system stores and processes.

Direct current. A voltage or current that does not fluctuate periodically with time.

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Default Value

A pre-programmed value to be used if you fail to set your own.

DHCP

Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol. A protocol used to automatically acquire parameters required for the communication, such as IP address. The sender of IP address is called a DHCP server, and the receiver is called a DHCP client.

DIMM

Dual-in-line memory module.

Disk

A spinning platter of magnetic data storage media. If the platter is very stiff it is a hard drive, if it is highly flexible it is a floppy disk, if it is a floppy disk in a hard housing with a shutter it is commonly called a diskette.

Disk Drive

The hardware which spins the disk and has the heads and control circuitry for reading and writing the data on the disk.

DMA

Direct Memory Access. Special circuitry for memory to memory transfers of data which do not require

CPU action.

DMI

Desktop Management Interface. A standard that provides PC management applications with a common method of locally or remotely querying and configuring PC computer systems, hardware and software components, and peripherals.

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DNS

Domain Name System. A function to control the association between the IP address and the name assigned to the computer. If you do not know the IP address but if you know the computer name, you can still communicate to that computer.

DOS

Disk Operating System (MS-DOS is a Microsoft Disk Operating System).

Driver

A computer program which converts application and operating system commands to external devices into the exact form required by a specific brand and model of device in order to produce the desired results from that particular equipment.

DVMT

Dynamic Video Memory Technology. A video memory architecture that increases the efficiency of the motherboard by using innovative memory utilization and direct AGP.

ECP

Extended Capability Port. A set of standards for high speed data communication and interconnection between electronic devices.

Encryption Key (Network Key)

Data encryption key used to encrypt message text and for computing message integrity checks. Data encryption protects data from unauthorized viewing.

This device uses the same encryption key to encode and decode the data, and the identical encryption key is required between the sender and receiver.

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ESD

Electrostatic Discharge. The sudden discharge of electricity from a static charge which has built-up slowly. Example: the shock you get from a doorknob on a dry day or the sparks you get from brushing hair on a dry day.

FCC

GB

Federal Communication Commission.

Gigabyte. One billion bytes.

Hard drive

I/O

A spinning platter of magnetic data storage media where the platter is very stiff.

Input/Output. Data entering and leaving your notebook in electronic form.

I/O Port

IDE

The connector and associated control circuits for data entering and leaving your notebook in electronic form.

Intelligent Drive Electronics. A type of control interface for a hard drive which is inside the hard drive unit.

IEEE802.11a

Wireless LAN standard that supports a maximum data rate of 54 Mbps. 802.11a devices operate in the

5 GHz lower and middle UNII bands.

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IEEE802.11b

Wireless LAN standard that supports a maximum data rate of 11 Mbps. 802.11b devices operate in the

2.4 GHz ISM band.

IEEE802.11g

Wireless LAN standard that supports a maximum data rate of 54 Mbps. 802.11g devices operate in the

2.4 GHz ISM band.

Infrared

Light just beyond the red portion of the visible light spectrum which is invisible to humans.

Infrastructure

A name of a wireless LAN configuration. This type of communication uses an access point. Another type of communication is called Ad Hoc.

IP Address

An identifier for a computer or device on a TCP/IP network. Networks using the TCP/IP protocol route messages based on the IP address of the destination. The format of an IP address is a 32-bit numeric address written as four numbers separated by periods. Each number can be zero to 255. For example, 1.160.10.240 could be an IP address.

Within an isolated network, you can assign IP addresses at random as long as each one is unique.

However, connecting a private network to the Internet requires using registered IP addresses (called

Internet addresses) to avoid duplicates.

The four numbers in an IP address are used in different ways to identify a particular network and a host on that network. Three regional Internet registries -- ARIN, RIPE NCC and APNIC -- assign

Internet addresses from the following three classes.

Class A - supports 16 million hosts on each of 126 networks

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Class B - supports 65,000 hosts on each of 16,000 networks

Class C - supports 254 hosts on each of 2 million networks

The number of unassigned Internet addresses is running out, so a new classless scheme called CIDR is gradually replacing the system based on classes A, B, and C and is tied to adoption of IPv6.

IR

An abbreviation for infrared.

IrDA

Infrared Data Association. An organization which produces standards for communication using infrared as the carrier.

IRQ

KB

Interrupt Request. An acronym for the hardware signal to the CPU that an external event has occurred which needs to be processed.

Kilobyte. One thousand bytes.

LAN

Local Area Network. An interconnection of computers and peripherals within a single limited geographic location which can pass programs and data amongst themselves.

LCD

Liquid Crystal Display. A type of display which makes images by controlling the orientation of crystals in a crystalline liquid.

Lithium ion Battery

A type of rechargeable battery which has a high power-time life for its size and is not subject to the memory effect as Nickel Cadmium batteries.

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MAC Address

MB

Media Access Control Address. A unique physical address of a network card. For Ethernet, the first three bytes are used as the vendor code, controlled and assigned by IEEE. The remaining three bytes are controlled by each vendor (preventing overlap), therefore, every Ethernet card is given a unique physical address in the world, being assigned with a different address from other cards. For Ethernet, frames are sent and received based on this address.

Megabyte. One million bytes.

Megahertz

1,000,000 cycles per second.

Memory

A repository for data and applications which is readily accessible to your LifeBook notebook’s CPU.

MHz

Megahertz.

MIDI

Musical Instrument Digital Interface. A standard communication protocol for exchange of information between computers and sound producers such as synthesizers.

Modem

A contraction for MOdulator-DEModulator. The equipment which connects a computer or other data terminal to a communication line.

Monaural

A system using one channel to process sound from all sources.

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MTU

Maximum Transmission Unit

The maximum data size that can be transferred at a time through the Internet or other networks. You can set a smaller MTU size to obtain successful communication, if you have difficulty transferring data due to the fact that the maximum size is too large.

Network key

Data that is used for encrypting data in data communication. The personal computer uses the same network key both for data encryption and decryption, therefore, it is necessary to set the same network key as the other side of communication.

Network name (SSID: Service Set Identifier)

When a wireless LAN network is configured, grouping is performed to avoid interference or data theft.

This grouping is performed with “Network name (SSID)”. In order to improve security, the network key is set allowing no communication unless “Network name (SSID)” coincides with the network key.

NTSC

National TV Standards Commission. The standard for TV broadcast and reception for the USA.

Open system authentication

Null authentication method specified in the 802.11 standard that performs no authentication checks on a wireless client before allowing it to associate.

Operating System

A group of control programs that convert application commands, including driver programs, into the exact form required by a specific brand and model of microprocessor in order to produce the desired results from that particular equipment.

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Partition

A block of space on a hard drive which is set aside and made to appear to the operating system as if it were a separate disk, and addressed by the operating system accordingly.

Peripheral Device

A piece of equipment which performs a specific function associated with but not integral to a computer. Examples: a printer, a modem, a CD-ROM.

Pitch (keyboard)

The distance between the centers of the letter keys of a keyboard.

Pixel

The smallest element of a display, a dot of color on your display screen. The more pixels per area the clearer your image will appear.

POST

Power On Self Test. A program which is part of the BIOS which checks the configuration and operating condition of your hardware whenever power is applied to your notebook. Status and error messages may be displayed before the operating system is loaded. If the self test detects failures that are so serious that operation can not continue, the operating system will not be loaded.

PPPoE

Point to Point Protocol over Ethernet. A protocol for Ethernet, using a Point-to-Point Protocol (PPP), which is used for connection on the phone line.

Program

An integrated set of coded commands to your computers telling your hardware what to do and how and when to do it.

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Protocol

Procedures and rules use to send and receive data between computers.

- Method of sending and receiving data

- Process used to handle communication errors

Conditions required for communication are organized in procedures for correct transfer of information.

RAM

Random Access Memory. A hardware component of your LifeBook notebook that holds binary information (both program and data) as long as it has the proper power applied to it.

RAM Module

A printed circuit card with memory and associated circuitry which allows the user to add additional memory to the computer without special tools.

Reset

The act of reloading the operating system. A reset erases all information stored in RAM.

Restart

See Reset.

Resume

To proceed after interruption. In your notebook this refers to returning to active operation after having been in one of the suspension states.

ROM

Read Only Memory. A form of memory in which information is stored by physically altering the material. Data stored in this way can not be changed by your notebook and does not require power to maintain it.

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SDRAM

Synchronous Dynamic Random Access Memory.

Serial Port

A connection to another device through which data is transferred one bit at a time on a single wire with any other wires only for control of the device not for transfer of data.

Shared key authentication

802.11 network authentication method in which the AP sends the client device a challenge text packet that the client must then encrypt with the correct WEP key and return to the AP. If the client has the wrong key or no key, authentication will fail and the client will not be allowed to associate with the

AP. Shared key authentication is not considered secure, because a hacker who detects both the cleartext challenge and the same challenge encrypted with a WEP key can decipher the key.

SSID

Service Set Identifier, a 32-character unique identifier attached to the header of packets sent over a

WLAN that acts as a password when a mobile device tries to connect to the BSS. The SSID differentiates one WLAN from another, so all access points and all devices attempting to connect to a specific WLAN must use the same SSID. A device will not be permitted to join the BSS unless it can provide the unique SSID. Because the SSID is broadcast in plain text, it does not supply any security to the network.

Standby

To make inoperative for a period of time. Your LifeBook notebook uses various suspension states to reduce power consumption and prolong the charge of your battery.

Status Indicator

A display which reports the condition of some portion of your hardware.

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Subnet mask

TCP-IP network is controlled by being divided into multiple smaller networks (subnets). IP address consists of the subnet address and the address of each computer. Subnet mask defines how many bits of IP address comprise the subnet address. The same value shall be set among computers communicating with each other.

SVGA

Super VGA.

S-Video

Super Video. A component video system for driving a TV or computer monitor.

System Clock

An oscillator of fixed precise frequency which synchronizes the operation of the system and is counted to provide time of day and date.

TCP/IP

Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol. A standard Internet protocol that is most widely used.

TFT

UL

Thin Film Transistor – A technology for flat display panels which uses a thin film matrix of transistors to control each pixel of the display screen individually.

Underwriters Laboratories – An independent organization that tests and certifies the electrical safety of devices.

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USB

Universal Serial Bus. Standard that allows you to simultaneously connect up to 127 USB devices such as game pads, pointing devices, printers, and keyboards to your computer.

VRAM

Video Random Access Memory. A memory dedicated to video display data and control.

WFM

Wired for Management is Intel’s broad-based initiative to reduce the total cost of ownership (TCO) of business computing without sacrificing power and flexibility.

Wi-Fi Compatible

Wi-Fi (Wireless Fidelity) Identifies that the product has passed the interoperability test, supplied by the WECA (Wireless Ethernet Compatibility Alliance), which guarantees the interoperability of wireless IEEE 802.11 LAN products. For more information on the Wi-Fi standard, go to the WECA

Web site at: www.wirelessethernet.com.

WLAN

Wireless Local Area Network. A wireless interconnection of computers and peripherals within a single limited geographic location which can pass programs and data amongst themselves.

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Regulatory Information

Notice

Changes or modifications not expressly approved by Fujitsu could void this user’s authority to operate the equipment.

FCC NOTICES

Notice to Users of Radios and Television

This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limit for class B digital devices, pursuant to parts 15 of the FCC Rules.

These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference in a residential installation.

This equipment generates, uses, and can radiate radio frequency energy and, if not installed and used in accordance with the instructions, may cause harmful interference to radio communications. However, there is no guarantee that interference will not occur in a particular installation. If this equipment does cause harmful interference to radio or television reception, which can be determined by turning the equipment off and on, the user is encouraged to try to correct the interference by one or more of the following measures:

Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna.

Increase the separation between the equipment and receiver.

Connect the equipment into an outlet that is on a different circuit than the receiver.

Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV technician for help.

Shielded interconnect cables must be employed with this equipment to ensure compliance with the pertinent RF emission limits governing this device.

DOC (INDUSTRY CANADA) NOTICES

Notice to Users of Radios and Television

This Class B digital apparatus meets all requirements of Canadian Interference-Causing Equipment Regulations.

CET appareil numérique de la class B respecte toutes les exigence du Réglement sur le matérial brouilleur du

Canada.

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Appendix A: WLAN User’s Guide

FCC Regulatory Information

Please note the following regulatory information related to the optional wireless LAN device.

Regulatory Notes and Statements

Wireless LAN, Health and Authorization for use

Radio frequency electromagnetic energy is emitted from Wireless LAN devices. The energy levels of these emissions, however, are far much less than the electromagnetic energy emissions from wireless devices such as mobile phones. Wireless LAN devices are safe for use by consumers because they operate within the guidelines found in radio frequency safety standards and recommendations. The use of Wireless LAN devices may be restricted in some situations or environments, such as:

On board an airplane, or

In an explosive environment, or

In situations where the interference risk to other devices or services is perceived or identified as harmful.

In cases in which the policy regarding use of Wireless LAN devices in specific environments is not clear (e.g., airports, hospitals, chemical/oil/gas industrial plants, private buildings), obtain authorization to use these devices prior to operating the equipment.

Regulatory Information/Disclaimers

Installation and use of this Wireless LAN device must be in strict accordance with the instructions included in the user documentation provided with the product. Any changes or modifications made to this device that are not expressly approved by the manufacturer may void the user’s authority to operate the equipment. The manufacturer is not responsible for any radio or television interference caused by unauthorized modification of this device, or the substitution or attachment of connecting

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cables and equipment other than those specified by the manufacturer. It is the responsibility of the user to correct any interference caused by such unauthorized modification, substitution or attachment. The manufacturer and its authorized resellers or distributors will assume no liability for any damage or violation of government regulations arising from failure to comply with these guidelines.

This device must not be co-located or operated in conjunction with any other antenna or transmitter.

For IEEE 802.11a Wireless LAN

: For operation within 5.15~5.25 GHz frequency range, it is restricted to indoor environments, and the antenna of this device must be integral.

Federal Communications Commission statement

This device complies with Part 15 of FCC Rules.

Operation is subject to the following two conditions: (1) This device may not cause interference, and, (2) This device must accept any interference, including interference that may cause undesired operation of this device.

FCC Interference Statement

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, uses, and can radiate radio frequency energy. If not installed and used in accordance with the instructions, it may cause harmful interference to radio communications. However, there is no guarantee that interference will not occur in a particular installation.

If this equipment does cause harmful interference to radio or television reception, which can be determined by turning the equipment off and on, the user is encouraged to try and correct the interference by one or more of the following measures:

1

Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna.

2

Increase the distance between the equipment and the receiver.

3

Connect the equipment to an outlet on a circuit different from the one the receiver is connected to.

4

Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV technician for help.

FCC Radio Frequency Exposure statement

The available scientific evidence does not show that any health problems are associated with using low power wireless devices. There is no proof, however, that these low power wireless devices are absolutely safe. Low power wireless devices emit low levels of radio frequency energy (RF) in the microwave range while being used. Whereas high levels of RF can produce health effects (by heating tissue), exposure to low-level RF that does not produce heating effects causes no known adverse health effects. Many studies of low-level RF exposure have not

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Figure A-1. Ad Hoc Mode Network

found any biological effects. Some studies have suggested that some biological effects might occur, but such findings have not been confirmed by additional research. The wireless LAN radio device has been tested and found to comply with FCC radiation exposure limits set forth for an uncontrolled equipment and meets the FCC radio frequency (RF) Exposure Guidelines in Supplement C to OET65.

D

O NOT USE THE NOTEBOOK ON YOUR LAP

. U

SING IT ON YOUR LAP WILL BLOCK THE AIR VENTS

,

WHICH

COULD RESULT IN DAMAGE TO THE SYSTEM AND ALSO CAN REDUCE THE

RF

EXPOSURE SAFETY

DISTANCE DURING RADIO OPERATION

.

Minimum Separation Distance from Transmitting Antennas

The actual RF exposure from the Radio antenna largely depends on the distance between the antenna and the user. For mobile applications where antenna is at least 20cms away from the user body, SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) tests are exempt and RF evaluation or Maximum

Permissible Exposure (MPE) applies.

This equipment has been evaluated for “Mobile Devices” RF safety and COMPLIES with International Guidelines for Electromagnetic

Radiation — Human Exposure standards: USA FCC OET 65 supplement C / IEEE C95.1 / European EN50371 / Australian RF Human exposure standard 2003.

RF safety standard for most other countries are derived from one of the standards stated above.

Export restrictions

This product or software contains encryption code which may not be exported or transferred from the US or Canada without an approved US Department of Commerce export license. This device complies with Part 15 of FCC Rules., as well as ICES

003 B / NMB 003 B. 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 undesirable operation.

Modifications not expressly authorized by Fujitsu Computer Systems Corp. may invalidate the user's right to operate this equipment.

Canadian Notice

The device for the 5150 - 5250 MHz band is only for indoor usage to reduce the potential for harmful interference to co-channel mobile satellite systems.

The maximum antenna gain of 6 dBi permitted (for devices in the 5250 - 5350 MHz, 5470 - 5725 MHz and 5725 - 5825 MHz bands) to comply with the e.i.r.p. limit as stated in A9.2 of RSS210.

In addition, users are cautioned to take note that high power radars are allocated as primary users (meaning they have priority) of 5250 - 5350 MHz and 5650 - 5850 MHz and these radars could cause interference and/or damage to LE-LAN devices.

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Before Using the Optional Wireless LAN

This manual describes the procedures required to properly set up and configure the optional integrated

Wireless LAN Mini-PCI device (referred to as "WLAN device" in the rest of the manual). Before using the WLAN device, read this manual carefully to ensure it's correct operation. Keep this manual in a safe place for future reference.

Wireless LAN Device Covered by this Document

This document is applicable to systems containing Atheros® AR5006EXS (AR5BXB6) Mini-Card

Wireless network card (802.11a+b/g)

Characteristics of the WLAN Device

The WLAN device is a Mini-PCI card attached to the main board of the mobile computer.

The WLAN device operates in license-free RF bands, eliminating the need to procure an FCC operating license. The WLAN operates in the 2.4GHz Industrial, Scientific, and Medical (ISM) RF band and the lower, middle, and upper bands of the 5GHz Unlicensed National Information Infrastructure (UNII) bands.

The WLAN device is capable of three operating modes, IEEE802.11a, IEEE802.11b, and IEEE802.11g.

The WLAN device is Wi-Fi certified and operate (as applicable) at a the maximum data rate of 54 Mbps in

IEEE802.11a or IEEE802.11g mode; and 11 Mbps in IEEE802.11b mode.

The WLAN device supports the following encryption methods - WEP, TKIP, CKIP, and AES encryption.

The Wireless LAN device is compliant with the following standards: WPA, WPA2, CCX1.0, CCX2.0, CCX3.0, and CCX4.0.

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Wireless LAN Modes Using this Device

Ad Hoc Mode

"Ad Hoc Mode" refers to a wireless network architecture where wireless network connectivity between multiple computers is established without a central wireless network device, typically known as Access

Point(s). Connectivity is accomplished using only client devices in a peer-to-peer fashion. That is why Ad

Hoc networks are also known as peer-to-peer networks. Ad Hoc networks are an easy and inexpensive method for establishing network connectivity between multiple computers. Ad Hoc mode requires that the

SSID, network authentication, and encryption key settings are identically configured on all computers in the Ad Hoc network.

Figure 39. Ad Hoc Mode Network

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Access Point (Infrastructure) Mode

Infrastructure mode refers to a wireless network architecture in which devices communicate with wireless or wired network devices by communicating through an Access Point. In infrastructure mode, wireless devices can communicate with each other or with a wired network. Corporate wireless networks operate in infrastructure mode because they require access to the WLAN in order to access services, devices, and computers (e.g., file servers, printers, databases).

Wired LAN

Internet

ADSL modem, cable modem, or similar

Access Point*

Wireless LAN

*An optional hub for a wired

LAN may be required depending upon the type of access point used.

Figure 40. Access Point (Infrastructure) Mode Network

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How to Handle This Device

The WLAN device is a device that comes pre-installed in your mobile computer. Under normal circumstances, it should not be necessary for you to remove or re-install it. The operating system that your mobile computer comes with has been pre-configured to support the WLAN device.

The Atheros WLAN device supports IEEE802.11a, IEEE802.11b, and IEEE802.11g.

The WLAN device operates in the 2.4 GHz ISM band and the 5 GHz lower, middle, and upper UNII bands.

Microwave ovens may interfere with the operation of WLAN devices since they operate in the same 2.4 GHz frequency range as IEEE802.11b/g devices. Interference by microwaves does not occur with IEEE802.11a radio which operates in the 5 GHz RF band.

Wireless devices that transmit in the 2.4 GHz range may interfere with operation of WLAN devices in

IEEE802.11b/g modes. Symptoms of interference include reduced throughput, intermittent disconnects, and many frame errors. It is HIGHLY recommended that these interfering devices be powered off to ensure proper operation of the WLAN device.

Deactivating/Disconnecting the WLAN Device

Disconnecting the WLAN device may be desired in certain circumstances (to extend battery life) or where certain environments require it (i.e. hospitals, clinics, airplanes, etc.). The WLAN device can be deactivated by using the Wireless On/Off Switch, and it can be disconnected in Windows using the WLAN icon in the system tray (Note that disconnecting via the icon in the system tray does not turn off the radio; it continues to transmit and receive even though it’s not connected.).

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Deactivation Using the Wireless On/Off Switch

The WLAN device can be deactivated quickly and efficiently by toggling the Wireless LAN/Bluetooth On/Off Switch to the Off position.

The switch has no effect on non-Wireless LAN models.

The switch is located on the left

side of the system

(Figure 41)

WLAN/Bluetooth Switch

Figure 41. Wireless LAN/Bluetooth On/Off Switch Location

Disconnection Using the Icon in the Taskbar

Note that disconnecting via the icon in the system tray does not turn off the radio; it continues to transmit and receive even though it’s not connected.

1

Right-click the WLAN icon in the taskbar at the bottom right of your screen.

2

Choose Disconnect from a network.

Activating the WLAN Device

Activation of the WLAN device can be accomplished using the same methods as the deactivation process

Using the Wireless On/Off Switch

In Windows, by right-clicking the WLAN icon then clicking “Connect to a network”

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Configuring the Wireless LAN

The optional WLAN device can be configured to establish wireless network connectivity using the software that is built into Windows Vista. Support for most industry standard security solutions is contained in this software.

Pre-defined parameters will be required for this procedure. Please consult with your network administrator for these parameters:

Configuring the WLAN Using Windows Vista

1

Click the Start button, then select Control Panel.

2

If the Control Panel is not in Classic View, select Classic View from the left panel. Double-click the Network and

Sharing Center icon.

3

Select “Manage wireless networks” from the left panel.

4

Click on the [Add] button.

5

Depending upon what type of connection you would like to make, make a selection. For an infrastructure network, select “Manually create a network profile. For ad hoc network, select “Create an ad hoc network”.

6

Enter the required information. It may be necessary to consult with your network administrator for some of the information.

7

In the event you require assistance, go to the Network and Sharing Center window (Start -> Control Panel ->

Network and Sharing Center), and type in relevant keywords in the Search box.

Connecting to a Network

After you have configured your computer, you can connect to an active network by performing the following steps:

1

Click on the WLAN icon in the system tray.

2

Select “Connect to a network”.

3

Select a network from the list that appears, and click the [Connect] button.

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Configuring the Wireless LAN

Configuring the WLAN Using Windows XP

Procedure

1

Click the Start button, then select Control Panel.

2

If the Control Panel is not in Classic View, select Classic View from the left panel. Double-click the Network

Connections icon.

3

Select “New Connection” wizard.

4

Click the [Next] button.

5

Select “Connect to the Internet”, then click [Next].

6

Depending upon what type of connection you would like to make, make a selection. For an infrastructure network, select “Manually create a network profile. For ad hoc network, select “Choose from a list of Internet service providers”.

7

Enter any required information. It may be necessary to consult with your network administrator for some of the information.

8

In the event you require assistance, go to [Start] -> Help and Support -> Networking and the Web. Select the main topic in which you are interested, then type in relevant keywords in the Search box.

Connection to the network

After you have configured your computer, you can connect to an active network by clicking on the

Wireless Network icon in the system tray:

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Configuring the Wireless LAN

Troubleshooting the WLAN

Troubleshooting

Causes and countermeasures for troubles you may encounter while using your wireless LAN are described in the following table. If you are unfamiliar with the steps required, consult your System Administrator or go to [Start] -> Help and Support -> Networking and the Web

Problem

Unavailable network connection

Possible Cause

Incorrect network name (SSID) or network key

Possible Solution

Ad hoc connection:

verify that the network names (SSID’s) and network keys (WEP) of all computers to be connected have been configured correctly. SSID’s and WEP key values must be identical on each machine.

Access Point (Infrastructure) connection:

set network name (SSID) and network key to the same values as those of the access point.

Set the Network Authentication value identically to that of the Access

Point. Consult your network administrator for this value, if necessary.

Weak received signal strength and/or link quality

The WLAN device has been deactivated or disabled

Ad hoc connection: Retry connection after shortening the distance to the destination computer or removing any obstacles for better reception.

Access Point (Infrastructure) connection: Retry connection after shortening the distance to the access point or removing any obstacles for better sight.

Check if the wireless switch is turned On. In Windows XP, go to Start ->

Control Panel-> Network Connections and right-click on Wireless

Network Connection. If Enable appears at the top of the menu, click it to enable the device. In Windows Vista, go to Start -> Control Panel, and double-click on Windows Mobility Center. If the wireless network is off, click the [Turn wireless on] button.

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Problem

Unavailable network connection

(continued)

Possible Cause

The computer to be connected is turned off

RF interference from Access

Points or other wireless networks

Wireless network authentication has failed

Possible Solution

Check if the computer to be connected is turned ON.

The use of identical or overlapping RF channels can cause interference with the operation of the WLAN device. Change the channel of your

Access Point to a channel that does not overlap with the interfering device.

Re-check your Network Authentication, Encryption, and Security settings. Incorrectly configured security settings such as an incorrectly typed WEP key, a mis-configured LEAP username, or an incorrectly chosen authentication method will cause the LAN device to associate but not authenticate to the wireless network.

Recheck the configuration of your network settings.

Incorrectly configured network settings

Incorrect IP address configuration

This only applies to networks using static IP addresses. Please contact your network administrator for the correct settings.

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WLAN Specifications

Specifications

Item

Type of network

Specification

The Atheros AR5006EXS (AR5BXB6) Mini-Card Wireless network card conforms to

IEEE802.11a, IEEE802.11b, and IEEE802.11g, Wi-Fi based*

Transfer rate

Active frequency

Typical operating distances**

Number of channels

Security

(Automatic switching) 54 Mbps maximum data rate

802.11b/g: 2400~2473 MHz

802.11a: 4900 ~ 5850 MHz

802.11a: 40 ft. (12 m) @ 54 Mbps; 300 ft. (91 m) @ 6 Mbps

802.11b: 100 ft. (30 m) @ 11 Mbps; 300 ft. (91 m) @ 1 Mbps

802.11g: 100 ft. (30 m) @ 54 Mbps; 300 ft. (91 m) @ 1 Mbps

802.11a: 8 independent channels

802.11b/g: 11 channels, 3 non-overlapping channels

Encryption Types - WEP, TKIP, AES***, WPA, WPA 1.0, WPA 2,CCX compliant

Encryption Key lengths Supported: 64 bits and 128 bits 802.1x/EAP

Maximum recommended number of computers to be connected over wireless LAN (during ad hoc connection)

10 units or less ****

* “Wi-Fi based” indicates that the interconnectivity test of the organization which guarantees the interconnectivity of wireless LAN (Wi-Fi Alliance) has been passed.

** The communication ranges shown above will increase or decrease depending on factors such as number of walls, reflective material, or interference from external RF sources.

*** Encryption with network key (WEP) is performed using the above number of bits, however, users can set 40 bits/ 104 bits after subtracting the fixed length of 24 bits.

**** Depending on practical environments, the allowable number of computers to be connected may be decreased.

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WLAN Specifications

Using the Bluetooth Device

The Integrated Bluetooth module (EYTF3CSFT) is an optional device available for Fujitsu mobile computers.

What is Bluetooth

Bluetooth technology is designed as a short-range wireless link between mobile devices, such as laptop computers, phones, printers, and cameras. Bluetooth technology is used to create Personal Area Networks

(PANs) between devices in short-range of each other.

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O ENABLE OR DISABLE EITHER ONE OF THE

DEVICES INDIVIDUALLY

,

PERFORM THE FOLLOWING STEPS

:

1

Slide the Wireless LAN/Bluetooth on/off switch to On position.

2

In the Control Panel, click the button associated with Bluetooth and/or Wireless LAN Status to enable or disable the individual devices.

3

Click [OK].

Where to Find Information About Bluetooth

The Bluetooth module contains a robust Help user’s guide to assist you in learning about operation of the

Bluetooth device.

Windows XP: To access the Help file, click [Start] -> All Programs, and click on Toshiba. Select

Bluetooth, then select User’s Guide.

Windows Vista: To access the Help file, click [Start] -> All Programs, and click on Bluetooth, then select

User’s Guide.

For additional information about Bluetooth Technology, visit the Bluetooth Web site at: www.bluetooth.com.

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Using the Bluetooth Device

FCC Radiation Exposure Statement

This equipment complies with FCC radiation exposure limits set forth for an uncontrolled environment.

The Bluetooth antenna is located above the [Backspace/Delete] key and is exempt from minimum distance criteria due to its low power.

The transmitters in this device must not be co-located or operated in conjunction with any other antenna or transmitter.

Canadian Notice

To prevent radio interference to the 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 installed outdoors is subject to licensing.

Warranty

Users are not authorized to modify this product. Any modifications invalidate the warranty.

This equipment may not be modified, altered, or changed in any way without signed written permission from Fujitsu. Unauthorized modification will void the equipment authorization from the FCC and

Industry Canada and the warranty.

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Appendix B: Fingerprint Sensor Device

Introducing the Fingerprint Sensor Device

Your system has a fingerprint sensor device at the bottom right of the display screen.

Fingerprint

Sensor Device

Figure 42. Fingerprint sensor

With a fingerprint sensor, you can avoid having to enter a username and password every time you want to:

Log onto Windows

Resume from standby mode

Cancel a password-protected screen saver

Log into websites that require a username and password

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After you have “enrolled” - or registered - your fingerprint, you can simply swipe your fingertip over the sensor for the system recognize you.

The fingerprint sensor uses Softex OmniPass which provides password management capabilities to

Microsoft Windows operating systems. OmniPass enables you to use a "master password" for all

Windows, applications, and on-line passwords.

OmniPass requires users to authenticate themselves using the fingerprint sensor before granting access to the Windows desktop. This device results in a secure authentication system for restricting access to your computer, applications, web sites, and other password-protected resources.

OmniPass presents a convenient graphical user interface, through which you can securely manage passwords, users, and multiple identities for each user.

Getting Started

This section guides you through the preparation of your system for the OmniPass fingerprint recognition application. You will be led through the OmniPass installation process. You will also be led through the procedure of enrolling your first user into OmniPass.

Installing OmniPass

The OmniPass application is not initially installed on your system In order to install the application, go to the “3rd Party Software” folder on your desktop.

System Requirements

The OmniPass application requires space on your hard drive; it also requires specific Operating Systems

(OS’s). The minimum requirements are as follows:

Windows XP Professional operating system

At least 35 MB available hard disk space

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Installing the OmniPass Application

To install OmniPass, go to the “3rd Party Software” folder on your desktop. Double-click the OmniPass

Installation icon and follow the instructions to install the application.

Verifying Information about OmniPass

After you have completed installing OmniPass and restarted your system, you may wish to check the version of OmniPass on your system.

To check the version information of OmniPass:

1

From the Windows Desktop, double-click the key-shaped OmniPass icon in the taskbar (usually located in the lower right corner of the screen), or,

Click the

Start

button, select

Settings

, and click

Control Panel

(if you are using Windows XP you will see the

Control Panel directly in the Start menu; click it, then click

Switch to Classic View

). Double-click

Softex

OmniPass

in the Control Panel, and the OmniPass Control Center will appear. If it does not appear, then the program is not properly installed, or,

Click the

Start

button, select

Programs

, and from the submenu select the

Softex

program group, from that submenu click

OmniPass Control Center

.

2

Select the

About

tab at the top of the OmniPass Control Panel. The About tab window appears with version information about OmniPass.

Uninstalling OmniPass

F

OR UNINSTALLATION

, O

MNI

P

ASS REQUIRES THAT THE USER UNINSTALLING

O

MNI

P

ASS HAVE

ADMINISTRATIVE PRIVILEGES TO THE SYSTEM

. I

F YOUR CURRENT USER DOES NOT HAVE

ADMINISTRATIVE PRIVILEGES

,

LOG OUT AND THEN LOG IN WITH AN ADMINISTRATOR USER BEFORE

PROCEEDING WITH

O

MNI

P

ASS UNINSTALLATION

.

To remove the OmniPass application from your system:

1

Click

Start

on the Windows taskbar. Select

Settings

, and then

Control Panel

.

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2

Double-click

Add/Remove Programs

.

3

Select

OmniPass

, and then click

Change/Remove

.

4

Follow the directions to uninstall the OmniPass application.

5

Once OmniPass has finished uninstalling, reboot your system when prompted.

User Enrollment

Before you can use any OmniPass features you must first enroll a user into OmniPass.

Master Password Concept

Computer resources are often protected with passwords. Whether you are logging into your computer, accessing email, e-banking, paying bills online, or accessing network resources, you often have to supply credentials to gain access. This can result in dozens of sets of credentials that you have to remember.

During user enrollment a "master password” is created for the enrolled user. This master password

“replaces” all other passwords for sites you register with OmniPass.

Example:

A user, John, installs OmniPass on his system (his home computer) and enrolls an OmniPass user with username “John_01” and password “freq14”. He then goes to his webmail site to log onto his account. He inputs his webmail credentials as usual (username “John_02” and password “lifebook”), but instead of clicking [Submit], he directs OmniPass to

Remember Password

. Now whenever he returns to that site, OmniPass will prompt him to supply access credentials.

John enters his OmniPass user credentials (“John_01” and “freq14”) in the OmniPass authentication prompt, and he is allowed into his webmail account. He can do this with as many web sites or password protected resources he likes, and he will gain access to all those sites with his OmniPass user credentials

(“John_01” and “freq14”). This is assuming he is accessing those sites with the system onto which he enrolled his OmniPass user. OmniPass does not actually change the credentials of the password protected resource. If John were to go to another computer without he OmniPass account to access his webmail, he would need to enter his original webmail credentials (“John_02” and “lifebook”) to gain access. If he attempts his OmniPass credentials on a system other than a system he’s enrolled on, he won’t gain access.

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T

HE ENROLLMENT PROCEDURE ASSUMES YOU HAVE NO HARDWARE AUTHENTICATION DEVICES OR

ALTERNATE STORAGE LOCATIONS THAT YOU WISH TO INTEGRATE WITH

O

MNI

P

ASS

. I

F YOU DESIRE

SUCH FUNCTIONALITY

,

CONSULT THE APPROPRIATE SECTIONS OF THIS DOCUMENT

.

Basic Enrollment

The Enrollment Wizard will guide you through the process of enrolling a user. Unless you specified otherwise, after OmniPass installation the Enrollment Wizard will launch on Windows login. If you do not see the Enrollment Wizard, you can bring it up by clicking

Start

on the Windows taskbar; select

Programs

; select

Softex

; click

OmniPass Enrollment Wizard

.

1

Click

Enroll

to proceed to username and password verification. By default, the OmniPass Enrollment Wizard enters the credentials of the currently logged in Windows user.

2

Enter the password you use to log in to Windows. This will become the “master password” for this OmniPass user. In most cases, the

Domain:

value will be your Windows computer name. In a corporate environment, or when accessing corporate resources, the

Domain

: may not be your Windows computer name. Click [Next] to continue.

3

In this step OmniPass captures your fingerprint. Refer to “Enrolling a Fingerprint” on page 161 for additional

information.

4

Next, choose how OmniPass notifies you of various events. We recommend you keep

Taskbar Tips

on

Beginner mode taskbar tips

and

Audio Tips

on at least

Prompt with system beeps only

until you get accustomed to how OmniPass operates.

Click

[

Next] to proceed with user enrollment. You will then see a

Congratulations screen indicating your completion of user enrollment.

5

Click [Done] to exit the OmniPass Enrollment Wizard. You will be asked if you’d like to log in to OmniPass with your newly enrolled user; click [Yes].

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Enrolling a Fingerprint

Enrolling a fingerprint will increase the security of your system and streamline the authentication procedure.

You enroll fingerprints in the OmniPass Control Center. With an OmniPass user logged in, double-click the system tray OmniPass icon. Select the

User Settings

tab and click

Enrollment

under the

User

Settings

area. Click

Enroll Authentication Device

and authenticate at the authentication prompt to start device enrollment.

1

1.During initial user enrollment, you will be prompted to select the finger you wish to enroll. Fingers that have already been enrolled will be marked by a green check. The finger you select to enroll at this time will be marked by a red arrow. OmniPass will allow you re-enroll a finger. If you choose a finger that has already been enrolled and continue enrollment, OmniPass will enroll the fingerprint, overwriting the old fingerprint. Select a finger to enroll and click [Next].

2

2.It is now time for OmniPass to capture your selected fingerprint. It may take a several capture attempts before

OmniPass acquires your fingerprint. Should OmniPass fail to acquire your fingerprint, or if the capture screen times out, click [Back] to restart the fingerprint enrollment process.

Your system has a “swipe” fingerprint sensor. A swipe sensor is small and resembles a skinny elongated rectangle. To capture a fingerprint, gently swipe or pull your fingertip over the sensor (starting at the second knuckle)

towards yourself

. Swiping too fast or too slow will result in a failed capture. The

Choose Finger

screen has a [Practice] button; click it to practice capturing your fingerprint. When you are comfortable with how your fingerprint is captured, proceed to enroll a finger.

3

3. Once OmniPass has successfully acquired the fingerprint, the

Verify Fingerprint

screen will automatically appear. To verify your enrolled fingerprint, place your fingertip on the sensor and hold it there as if you were having a fingerprint captured. Successful fingerprint verification will show a green fingerprint in the capture window and the text

Verification Successful

under the capture window.

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Using OmniPass

You are now ready to begin using OmniPass. Used regularly, OmniPass will streamline your authentications.

Password Replacement

You will often use the password replacement function. When you go to a restricted access website (e.g., your bank, your web-based email, online auction or payment sites), you are always prompted to enter your login credentials. OmniPass can detect these prompts and you can teach OmniPass your login credentials.

The next time you go to that website, you can authenticate with your fingerprint to gain access.

OmniPass Authentication Toolbar

After installing OmniPass and restarting, you will notice a dialog you have not seen before at Windows

Logon. This is the OmniPass Authentication Toolbar, and it is displayed whenever the OmniPass authentication system is invoked. The OmniPass authentication system may be invoked frequently: during

Windows Logon, during OmniPass Logon, when unlocking your workstation, when resuming from standby or hibernate, when unlocking a password-enabled screensaver, during password replacement for remembered site or application logins, and more. When you see this toolbar, OmniPass is prompting you to authenticate.

The

Logon Authentication

window indicates what OmniPass-restricted function you are attempting. The icons in the lower left (fingerprint and key) show what authentication methods are available to you.

Selected authentication methods are highlighted while unselected methods are not. When you click the icon for an unselected authentication method, the authentication prompt associated with that method is displayed.

When prompted to authenticate, you must supply the appropriate credentials: an enrolled finger for the fingerprint capture window or your master password for the master password prompt (the key icon).

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Remembering a Password

OmniPass can remember any application, GUI, or password protected resource that has a password prompt.

Using the following procedure, you can store a set of credentials into OmniPass. These credentials will then be linked to your “master password” or fingerprint.

Go to a site that requires a login (username and password), but

do not log in yet.

At the site login prompt, enter your username and password in the prompted fields, but

do not enter the site

(do not hit [Enter],

[Submit], [OK], or Login). Right-click the OmniPass system tray icon and select

Remember Password

from the submenu. The Windows arrow cursor will change to a golden key OmniPass cursor. Click the

OmniPass cursor in the login prompt area, but don’t click [Login] or [Submit].

Associating a Friendly Name

After clicking the OmniPass key cursor near the login prompt, OmniPass will prompt you to enter a

“friendly name” for this site. You should enter something that reminds you of the website, the company, or the service you are logging into. In its secure database, OmniPass associates this friendly name with this website.

Additional Settings for Remembering a Site

When OmniPass prompts you to enter a “friendly name” you also have the opportunity to set how

OmniPass authenticates you to this site. There are three effective settings for how OmniPass handles a remembered site.

The default setting is

Automatically click the “OK” or “Submit” button for this password protected site once the user is authenticated

. With this setting, each time you navigate to this site OmniPass will prompt you for your master password or fingerprint authentication device. Once you have authenticated with OmniPass, you will automatically be logged into the site.

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Less secure is the option to

Automatically enter this password protected site when it is activated. Do not prompt for authentication

. Check the upper box to get this setting, and each time you navigate to this site OmniPass will log you into the site without prompting you to authenticate

.

T

HIS SETTING IS MORE CONVENIENT IN THAT WHENEVER YOU GO TO A SITE REMEMBERED WITH THIS

SETTING

,

YOU WILL BYPASS ANY AUTHENTICATION PROCEDURE AND GAIN INSTANT ACCESS TO THE

SITE

. B

UT SHOULD YOU LEAVE YOUR SYSTEM UNATTENDED WITH YOUR

O

MNI

P

ASS USER LOGGED IN

,

ANYONE USING YOUR SYSTEM CAN BROWSE TO YOUR PASSWORD PROTECTED SITES AND GAIN

AUTOMATIC ACCESS

.

If you uncheck both boxes in

Settings for this Password Site,

OmniPass will prompt you for your master password or fingerprint authentication device. Once you have authenticated with OmniPass your credentials will be filled in to the site login prompt, but you will have to click the website [OK], [Submit], or [Login] button to gain access to the site.

Click

Finish

to complete the remember password procedure. The site location, the credentials to access the site, and the OmniPass authentication settings for the site are now stored in the OmniPass secure database. The OmniPass authentication settings (

Settings for this Password Site

) can always be changed in

Vault Management

.

Logging in to a Remembered Site

Whether or not OmniPass prompts you to authenticate when you return to a remembered site is determined by

Settings for this Password Site

and can be changed in

Vault Management

.

The following cases are applicable to using OmniPass to login to: Windows, remembered web sites, and all other password protected resources.

With Master Password

Once you return to a site you have remembered with OmniPass, you may be presented with a master password prompt. Enter your master password and you will be allowed into the site.

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Logging into Windows with a Fingerprint Device

When logging into Windows with a fingerprint device, the fingerprint capture window will now appear next to the Windows Login screen. Place your enrolled fingertip on the sensor to authenticate. You will be simultaneously logged into Windows and OmniPass. The capture window will also appear if you have used

Ctrl-Alt-Del

to lock a system, and the fingerprint device can be used to log back in as stated above.

I

F A MACHINE IS LOCKED AND

O

MNI

P

ASS DETECTS A DIFFERENT USER LOGGING BACK IN WITH A

FINGERPRINT

,

THE FIRST USER WILL BE LOGGED OUT AND THE SECOND USER LOGGED IN

.

In Windows XP, your login options must be set either for classic login, or for fast user switching and logon screen to be enabled to use your fingerprint to log on to Windows. To change this go to

Control Panel

, select

User Accounts

and then click

Change the way users log on or off

. If your Windows screensaver is password protected, the fingerprint capture window will now appear next to screensaver password dialog during resume. You can authenticate to your screensaver password prompt with your enrolled finger.

Password Management

OmniPass provides an interface that lets you manage your passwords. To access this GUI, double-click the OmniPass key in the system tray. Click

Vault Management

; you will be prompted to authenticate.

Once you gain access to

Vault Management

, click

Manage Passwords

under

Vault Settings

. You will see the

Manage Passwords

interface, with a list of friendly names.

You can view the credentials stored for any remembered website by highlighting the desired resource under

Password Protected Dialog

and clicking

Unmask Values

. Should a password be reset, or an account expire, you can remove stored credentials from OmniPass. Highlight the desired resource under

Password Protected Dialog

and click

Delete Page

. You will be prompted to confirm the password deletion.

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The two check boxes in

Manage Passwords

govern whether OmniPass prompts you to authenticate or directly logs you into the remembered site.

OmniPass will overwrite an old set of credentials for a website if you attempt to use

Remember

Password

on an already remembered site.

The exception to the above rule is when resetting the Windows password. If your password is reset in

Windows, the next time you login to Windows, OmniPass will detect the password change and prompt you to “Update” or “Reconfirm” the password with OmniPass. Enter your new Windows password in the prompt and click

OK

. Your OmniPass "master password" will still be your Windows password.

OmniPass User Identities

Identities allow OmniPass users to have multiple accounts to the same site (e.g.,

[email protected]

and

[email protected]

). If OmniPass did not provide you identities, you would be limited to remembering one account per site.

To create and manage identities, double-click the OmniPass key in the system tray. Click

Vault

Management

; OmniPass will prompt you to authenticate. Once you gain access to

Vault Management

, click

Manage Identities

under

Vault Settings

. You can only manage the identities of the currently logged in OmniPass user

To add a new identity, click

New Identity

or double-click

Click here to add a new identity

. Name the new identity and click [OK], then click [Apply]. You can now switch to the new identity and start remembering passwords.

To delete an identity, highlight the identity you want to delete and click [Delete Identity], then click

[Apply]

.

W

HEN YOU DELETE AN IDENTITY

,

ALL OF ITS ASSOCIATED REMEMBERED SITES AND PASSWORD

PROTECTED DIALOGS ARE LOST

.

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To set the default identity, highlight the identity you want as default and click [Set as Default]; click

[Apply] to ensure the settings are saved. If you log in to OmniPass with a fingerprint device, you will automatically be logged in to the default identity for that OmniPass user. You can choose the identity with which you are logging in if you login using "master password".

Choosing User Identity during Login

To choose your identity during login, type your username in the

User Name:

field. Press [Tab] and see that the

Domain:

field self-populates. Click the

Password:

field to bring the cursor to it, and you will see the pull-down menu in the

Identity:

field. Select the identity to login as, then click

OK

.

Switch User Identity

To switch identities at any time, right-click the OmniPass system tray icon and click

Switch User Identity

from the submenu. The

Switch Identity

dialog will appear. Select the desired identity and then click

OK

.

Identities and Password Management

On the

Manage Passwords

interface of the

Vault Management

tab of the OmniPass Control Center, there is a pull-down selection box labeled,

Identity

. This field lets you choose which identity you are managing passwords for. When you select an identity here, only those password protected dialogs that are

associated with that identity are shown. You can perform all the functions explained in “Password

Management” on page 165.

Configuring OmniPass

This section gives an overview of both the Export/Import function and the OmniPass Control Center.

Exporting and Importing Users

Y

OU CANNOT IMPORT A USER INTO

O

MNI

P

ASS IF THERE ALREADY IS A USER WITH THE SAME NAME

ENROLLED IN

O

MNI

P

ASS

.

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Using OmniPass Control Center, you can export and import users in and out of OmniPass. The export process backs up all remembered sites, credentials, and enrolled fingerprints for an OmniPass user. All

OmniPass data for a user is backed up to a single encrypted database file. During the import process, the

Windows login of the exported user is required. If the proper credentials cannot be supplied, the user profile will not be imported

.

Y

OU SHOULD PERIODICALLY EXPORT YOUR USER PROFILE AND STORE IT IN A SAFE PLACE

. I

F ANYTHING

HAPPENS TO YOUR SYSTEM

,

YOU CAN IMPORT YOUR

O

MNI

P

ASS PROFILE TO A NEW SYSTEM AND HAVE ALL

YOUR REMEMBERED SETTINGS AND FINGERPRINTS INSTANTLY

.

Y

OU DON

'

T FORGET THE

W

INDOWS LOGIN CREDENTIALS WHEN EXPORTING

. W

HEN YOU EXAMINE THE IMPORTATION

,

YOU

ARE PROMPTED FOR AUTHENTICATION

. T

HE CREDENTIALS THAT WILL ALLOW A USER PROFILE TO BE IMPORTED ARE THE

W

INDOWS LOGIN CREDENTIALS OF THE EXPORTED USER

. T

HEY ARE THE CREDENTIALS THAT HAD TO BE SUBMITTED WHEN

THE USER PROFILE WAS EXPORTED

. Y

OU WILL NEED

U

SER

N

AME

, P

ASSWORD

,

AND

D

OMAI

N

.

Exporting an OmniPass User Profile

To export a user, open the OmniPass Control Center, and click

Import/Export User

under

Manage

Users

.

Click

Exports an OmniPass user profile

. OmniPass will prompt you to authenticate. Upon successfully authentication, you must name the OmniPass user profile and decide where to save it. An .opi file is generated, and you should store a copy of it in a safe place.

This .opi file contains all your user specific OmniPass data, and it is both encrypted and password protected. This user profile does NOT contain any of your encrypted data files.

Importing an OmniPass User Profile

To import an OmniPass user open the OmniPass Control Center, and click Import/Export User under

Manage Users. Click Imports a new user into OmniPass and then select OmniPass Import/Export File

(*.opi) and click Next. OmniPass will then prompt you to browse for the file you had previously exported

(.opi file). When you select the .opi file for importation, OmniPass will prompt you for authentication.

The credentials that will allow a user profile to be imported are the Windows login credentials of the

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exported user. They are the credentials that had to be submitted when the user profile was exported. You will need User Name, Password, and Domain. If you don’t remember the value for Domain, in a PC or

SOHO environment Domain should be your computer name.

OmniPass will notify you if the user was successfully imported.

Things to Know Regarding Import/Export

Assume you export a local Windows User profile from OmniPass. You want to import that profile to another machine that has OmniPass. Before you can import the profile, a Windows user with the same login credentials must be created on the machine importing the profile

.

Example:

I have a Windows user with the username “Tom” and the password “Sunshine” on my system. I have enrolled Tom into OmniPass and remembered passwords. I want to take all my passwords to new system. I export Tom’s OmniPass user profile. I go to my new system and using the Control Panel I create a user with the username "Tom" and the password "Sunshine". I can now successfully import the OmniPass user data to the new system.

If you export an OmniPass-only user, you can import that user to any computer running OmniPass, provided that a user with that name is not already enrolled in OmniPass.

If you attempt to import a user profile who has the same name as a user already enrolled in

OmniPass, the OmniPass import function will fail.

OmniPass Control Center

This section will explain functions within the OmniPass Control Center that weren’t explained earlier.

You can access the OmniPass Control Center any of three ways:

Double-click the golden OmniPass key shaped icon in the Windows taskbar (typically in the lowerright corner of the desktop)

Click the

Start

button; select the

Programs

group; select the

Softex

program group; and click the

OmniPass Control Center

selection.

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Open the Windows

Control Panel

(accessible via

Start

button -->

Settings

-->

Control Panel

) and double-click the

Softex OmniPass

icon.

User Management

The User Management tab has two major interfaces:

Add/Remove User

and

Import/Export User

.

Import/Export User functionality is documented in “Exporting and Importing Users” on page 167.

Add/Remove User functionality is straightforward.

If you click

Adds a new user to OmniPass

you will start the OmniPass Enrollment Wizard. The

Enrollment Wizard is documented in “User Enrollment” on page 159.

If you click

Removes a user from OmniPass

, OmniPass will prompt you to authenticate. Authenticate with the credentials (or enrolled fingerprint) of the user you wish to remove. OmniPass will prompt you to confirm user removal. Click

OK

to complete user removal

.

R

EMOVING A USER WILL AUTOMATICALLY DESTROY ALL

O

MNI

P

ASS DATA ASSOCIATED WITH THAT USER

.

A

LL IDENTITIES AND CREDENTIALS ASSOCIATED WITH THE USER WILL BE LOST

.

I

F YOU

RE SURE YOU WANT TO REMOVE THE USER

,

WE RECOMMEND YOU EXPORT THE USER PROFILE

.

User Settings

The User Settings tab has four interfaces:

Audio Settings

,

Taskbar Tips

, and

Enrollment

. User settings allow users to customize OmniPass to suit their individual preferences. Under

User Settings

(

Audio

Settings

and

Taskbar Tips

) you can set how OmniPass notifies the user of OmniPass events (e.g., successful login, access denied, etc.). The details of each setting under the

Audio Settings

and

Taskbar

Tips

interfaces are self-explanatory.

The

Enrollment

interface allows you to enroll fingerprints. For the procedure to enroll and authentication device refer to

Chapter 2.3

. To enroll additional fingerprints, click

Enroll Authentication Device

, and authenticate with OmniPass. Select the fingerprint recognition device in the

Select Authentication

Device

screen (it should already be marked by a green check if you have a finger enrolled) and click

Next

.

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System Settings

The OmniPass

Startup Options

interface can be found in the System Settings tab. With these options you can specify how your OmniPass Logon is tied to your Windows Logon.

The first option,

Automatically log on to OmniPass as the current user

, will do just as it says; during

Windows login, you will be logged on to OmniPass using your Windows login credentials. If the user logging into Windows was never enrolled into OmniPass, upon login no one will be logged on to

OmniPass. This setting is appropriate for an office setting or any setting where users must enter a username and password to log into a computer. This is the default setting.

With the second option,

Manually log on to OmniPass at startup

, OmniPass will prompt you to login once you have logged on to Windows.

With the third option,

Do not log on to OmniPass at startup

, OmniPass will not prompt for a user to be logged on.

You can manually log on to OmniPass by right-clicking the OmniPass taskbar icon and clicking

Log in

User

from the right-click menu.

Troubleshooting

You cannot use OmniPass to create Windows users. You must first create the Windows user, and you will need administrative privileges to do that. Once the Windows user is created, you can add that user to

OmniPass using the same username and password

Cannot add Windows users to OmniPass

If you experience difficulties adding a Windows user to OmniPass, you may need to adjust your local security settings. You can do this by going to

Start, Control Panel

,

Administrative Tools,

and

Local

Security Settings

. Expand

Local Policies

, expand

Security Options

, and double-click

Network Access:

Sharing and Security Model for Local Accounts

. The correct setting should be

Classic - Local Users

Authenticate as Themselves

.

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Cannot add a User with a Blank Password to OmniPass

If you experience difficulties adding a user with a blank password to OmniPass, you may need to adjust your local security settings. First attempt the procedure explained in the

Cannot add Windows user to

OmniPass

section. If the difficulties persist, then try the following procedure.

Click

Start, Control Panel, Administrative Tools,

and

Local Security Settings

. Expand

Local Policies

, expand

Security Options

, and double-click

Accounts: Limit local account use of blank passwords to console login only

. This setting should be set to Disabled.

Dialog appears after OmniPass authentication during Windows Logon

After installing OmniPass on your system, you can choose to logon to Windows using OmniPass. You authenticate with OmniPass (via master password, or an enrolled security device) and OmniPass logs you into Windows. You may, during this OmniPass authentication, see a

Login Error

dialog box.

This dialog box occurs when OmniPass was unable to log you into Windows with the credentials supplied

(username and password). This could happen for any of the following reasons:

Your Windows password has changed

Your Windows account has been disabled

If you are having difficulties due to the first reason, you will need to update OmniPass with your changed

Windows account password. Click

Update Password

and you will be prompted with a dialog to reconfirm your password.

Enter the new password to your Windows user account and click

OK

. If the error persists, then it is unlikely the problem is due to your Windows user account password changing.

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Index

A

About This Guide

12

AC adapter

54

plug adapters

112

Air Vents

26

,

28

Application Buttons 1 and 2

22

Auto/Airline Adapter

54

,

55

Automatically Downloading Driver Updates

107

B

Battery

68

care

113

cold-swapping

71

conserving power

64

dead

91

faulty

91

hot-swapping

71

increasing life

113

lithium ion battery

68

low

70

problems

91

,

92

recharging

69

replacing

71

shorted

71

Standby mode

70

Battery Latch

28

173

BIOS guide

59

setup utility

58

Bluetooth

154

Boot Sequence

57

Booting the System

59

Built-in Microphone

19

Button Functions

49

Button Icons

50

C

CF Card installing

76

removing

76

Click Me!

62

clicking

42

Compact Flash (CF) Cards

75

Configuration Label

116

Contact Information

13

Controls and Connectors

16

Conventions Used in the Guide

12

Ctrl-Alt-Del Button

20

Cursor Buttons button control adjustment

44

clicking

42

double-clicking

42

dragging

43

scrolling

43

using

41

Cursor Control

22

Cursor Keys

40

D

DC in connector

16

DC Output Cable

54

DC Power Jack

23

,

54

Device Ports

78

Display Panel

19

,

32

brightness

34

Changing Touch Settings

35

opening

32

problems

93

,

94

Double-Clicking

42

Down and Up Buttons

22

dragging

43

Drivers and Application Restore CD

101

E

Error Messages

96

External Monitor/LAN Adapter Cable Connector

20

External Video Port

80

External Video port

17

F

FDU

63

,

107

,

123

Fingerprint Sensor

19

Fingerprint Sensor Device

156

enrolling a fingerprint

161

getting started

157

installing OmniPass

157

logging into a remembered site

164

OmniPass authentication toolbar

162

password replacement

162

remembering a password

163

174

uninstalling OmniPass

158

user enrollment

159

using OmniPass

162

Fujitsu Contact Information

13

Fujitsu Driver Update utility

63

,

107

,

123

Fujitsu LifeBook cleaning

110

storing

111

traveling

111

Fujitsu Shopping Online

14

Fujitsu Zoom Utility

35

Function Button

22

Function Key

A

40

D

40

Fn

40

S

40

G

Glossary

125

H

Handling the System

37

Hard Disk Drive Passwords

57

Headphone Jack

16

,

24

,

80

Hibernation Feature

66

disable/enable

66

K

Keyboard

20

,

39

problems

88

Keyboard Lights

19

L

LAN Jack

82

Left Button

20

LifeBook Application/Tablet Buttons

19

LifeBook Application/Tablet PC Buttons

49

Lithium ion Battery

27

Local Area Network (LAN)

17

M

Media Care

114

Microphone Jack

16

,

24

,

80

Microsoft Works

124

P

Pen

19

Port Replicator

20, 83

Power

AC adapter

54

Auto/Airline adapter

54

failure

90

management

64

off

67

on

56

problems

92

sources

54

Power Management

64

Power On Self Test

56

,

96

Pre-Installed Software

122

Adobe Acrobat Reader

123

ArcSoft WebCam Companion

122

Google Toolbar

123

manuals

122

Microsoft Origami

122

Microsoft Tablet PC Experience Pack

122

Microsoft Works

122

175

R

Registration

62

Regulatory Information

140

Restarting

66

Restoring Your Pre-installed Software

101

Right Button

20

RJ-45

82

S

Screen Orientation Button

22

scrolling

43

SD Card installing

74

removing

74

,

77

slot

24

Secure Digital Card removing

74

Secure Digital Cards

73

Secure Digital Slot

16

Sleep Mode

64

,

65

Speaker

22

Specifications

116

audio

118

chipset

117

device ports

119

dimensions and weight

121

environmental requirements

121

keyboard

120

mass storage device options

118

memory

117

microprocessor

117

power

120

video

117

Standby Mode

65

Start Key

39

Status Indicator Panel

20

,

29

Battery Charge/DC-In Indicator

30

Battery Level Indicator

30

CapsLock

31

Hard Disk Drive access indicator

31

Hard Drive Access Indicator

31

NumLk

31

Power Indicator

31

ScrLk

31

Suspend/ Resume button

16

T

Tablet Configuration

33

Touch Screen calibrating

47

clicking

45

Double-Clicking

46

dragging

46

right-clicking

45

using

44

Troubleshooting

84

audio

87

hard disk drive

88

mouse

88

optical drive

87

Port Replicator

88

power

90

USB

89

U

U800 handling the system

37

Using in Notebook Configuration

37

Using in Tablet Configuration

37

Universal Serial Bus Ports

78

176

USB

78

USB 2.0 Ports

16

,

26

Using the Touch Screen

44

V

Volume Control

17

,

24

Volume control

48

W

Warranty

14

Web Camera

19

Windows Power Management

66

Windows Vista configuring the WLAN

149

restoring the Operating System

104

starting the first time

59

Windows XP configuring the Wireless LAN

150

restoring the Operating System

102

starting the first time

61

Wireless LAN before using

144

characteristics

144

connection to the network

150

deactivating/disconnecting

147

modes

145

specifications

153

troubleshooting

151

Wireless LAN On-Off Switch

17

Wireless LAN/Bluetooth On/Off Switch

23

WLAN/HDD compartment

28

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