Dowadge AH562 UG.book

Dowadge AH562 UG.book

User’s

Guide

Learn how to use your Fujitsu

LIFEBOOK AH562 notebook

Copyright and Trademark Information

Fujitsu America has made every effort to ensure the accuracy and completeness of this document; however, as ongoing efforts are continually improving the capabilities of our products, we cannot guarantee the accuracy of the contents of this document. We disclaim liability for errors, omissions, or future changes.

Fujitsu, the Fujitsu logo, and LIFEBOOK are registered trademarks of Fujitsu Limited.

Intel, Intel Core, and Centrino are trademarks or registered trademarks of Intel Corporation or its subsidiaries in the United States and other countries.

Microsoft and Windows are either registered trademarks or trademarks of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and/or other countries.

The ExpressCard word mark and logo are owned by the Personal Computer Memory Card International Association (PCMCIA) and any use of such marks by Fujitsu

America is under license.

Roxio is a trademark of Roxio, a division of Sonic Solutions.

Omnipass is a trademark of Softex Inc.

PowerDVD, PowerDirector, and YouCam are trademarks of CyberLink Corp.

Adobe, Acrobat, and Adobe Reader are either registered trademarks or trademarks of Adobe Systems Incorporated in the United States and/or other countries.

Energy Star and the Energy Star mark are registered U.S. marks.

Skype is a trademark of Skype Limited.

Norton and Norton Internet Security are trademarks or registered trademarks of Symantec Corp. in the United States and other countries.

The optical player found in some models of the LIFEBOOK notebook incorporates copyright protection technology that is protected by method claims of certain U.S. patents and other intellectual property rights owned by Macrovision Corporation and other rights users. Use of this copyright protection technology must be authorized by Macrovision Corporation, and is intended for home and other limited viewing uses only unless authorized by Macrovision Corporation. Reverse engineering or disassembly is prohibited.

Manufactured under license from DTS Licensing Limited. DTS, the Symbol, and DTS and the Symbol together are registered trademarks, and DTS

Boost is a trademark of DTS (BVI) Limited (in Hong Kong and China) and DTS, Inc. (outside of Hong Kong and China). © DTS, Inc. All Rights

Reserved.

All other trademarks mentioned herein are the property of their respective owners.

© Copyright 2013 Fujitsu America, Inc. All rights reserved.

No part of this publication may be copied, reproduced, or translated, without prior written consent of Fujitsu. No part of this publication may be stored or transmitted in any electronic form without the written consent of Fujitsu. B

6FJ-8071-02ENZ0-00

DECLARATION OF CONFORMITY

Responsible Party Name:

Address:

Telephone: according to FCC Part 15

Declares that product:

Fujitsu America, Inc.

1250 E. Arques Avenue

Sunnyvale, CA 94085

(408) 746-6000

Base Model Configuration: LIFEBOOK AH562 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.

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 19 VDC, with a current of 3.42 A (65 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.

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.

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.

Table of Contents

About This Guide . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .7

Conventions Used in the Guide . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7

Fujitsu Contact Information . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8

Chapter 1 Getting to Know Your LIFEBOOK

Overview. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .10

Locating the Controls and Connectors. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .11

Top Components . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12

Left-Side Panel Components . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15

Right-Side Panel Components . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17

Back Panel Components. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18

Bottom Components. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19

Status Indicator Panel. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .21

Wireless Status Indicator . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21

Power Status Indicator . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22

Battery Level Indicator . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22

Hard Drive/Optical Drive Access Indicator . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23

NumLk Indicator . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23

CapsLock Indicator . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23

Keyboard. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .24

Using the Keyboard . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24

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Touchpad Pointing Device. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27

Double-Clicking. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28

Navigating Using Gestures . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30

Touchpad Control Adjustment . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 31

Using the Touchscreen Display. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 32

Volume Control. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 35

Controlling the Volume. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 35

Chapter 2 Getting Started with Your LIFEBOOK

Power Sources . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 37

Connecting the Power Adapters . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 37

Display Panel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 38

Opening the Display Panel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 38

Adjusting Display Panel Brightness . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 39

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

Using the Power Options . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 39

Using the PC Settings Window . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 39

Using the Windows Mobility Center . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 39

Starting Your LIFEBOOK Notebook. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 41

Power On . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 41

Boot Sequence . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 42

Hard Disk Drive Passwords . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 42

BIOS Setup Utility . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 43

Booting the System. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 43

Starting Windows the First Time. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 44

Power Management . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 45

Power/Suspend/Resume Button . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 45

Sleep Mode . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 45

Hibernation (Save-to-Disk) Feature. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 46

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Windows Power Management . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 47

Restarting the System. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 47

Powering Off . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 47

ENERGY STAR® Compliance. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 48

Chapter 3 User-Installable Features

Lithium ion Battery . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 49

Recharging the Batteries . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 50

Replacing the Battery . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 52

Optical Drive. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 54

Media Player Software . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 54

Loading Media on Your Drive . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 54

Removing Media . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 56

Emergency Optical Drive Tray Release . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 56

Using the Media Player Software . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 56

Using Media Player on Battery Power . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 57

Using ExpressCards. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 59

Installing ExpressCards . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 59

Removing ExpressCards . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 60

Secure Digital Cards. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 61

Installing SD Cards . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 62

Removing an SD Card . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 62

Memory Upgrade Module . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 63

Installing Memory Upgrade Modules. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 63

Removing a Memory Upgrade Module . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 65

Checking the Memory Capacity . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 65

Device Ports . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 66

Internal LAN (RJ-45) Jack . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 66

Universal Serial Bus Ports . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 66

Headphone/Line-Out Jack. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 67

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Microphone/Line-In Jack. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 68

External Video Port . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 68

HDMI Port . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 69

Chapter 4 Troubleshooting Your LIFEBOOK

Troubleshooting. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 70

Identifying the Problem . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 70

Specific Problems . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 72

Power On Self Test Messages . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 81

Restoring Your System Image and Software. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 82

Saving and Recovering Your Factory and System Images . . . . . . . . . . . . 82

Backing Up a System Image . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 84

Recovery and Utility tools . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 88

Downloading Driver Updates . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 91

Chapter 5 Care and Maintenance

Caring for your LIFEBOOK Notebook . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 92

Cleaning your LIFEBOOK notebook . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 93

Storing your LIFEBOOK notebook . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 94

Traveling with your LIFEBOOK notebook . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 95

Batteries . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 96

Media Care . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 97

ExpressCards/SD Cards . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 98

Chapter 6 System Specifications

Specifications . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 99

Microprocessor . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 99

Chipset. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 99

Memory . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 99

Video . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 100

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Audio . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 100

Mass Storage Device Options . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 100

Features. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 101

Device Ports. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 101

Keyboard . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 102

Power. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 102

Dimensions and Weight . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 102

Environmental Requirements. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 103

Popular Accessories. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 103

Included Software . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 103

Learning About Your Software . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 104

Glossary/Regulatory

Glossary. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 106

Regulatory Information . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 118

Appendix A: WLAN User’s Guide

FCC Regulatory Information . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 119

Regulatory Notes and Statements . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 119

Before Using the Wireless LAN. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 122

Wireless LAN Devices Covered by this Document . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 122

Characteristics of the WLAN Device . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 122

Wireless LAN Modes Using this Device. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 123

Wireless Network Considerations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 125

Disconnecting the WLAN Device. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 125

Activating the WLAN Device . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 126

Configuration of the WLAN Device. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 126

Configuring the WLAN Using Windows . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 126

Connection to the network . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 126

Troubleshooting the WLAN. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 127

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Troubleshooting Table . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 127

WLAN Specifications . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 129

Using the Bluetooth Device . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 130

What is Bluetooth . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 130

Where to Find Information About Bluetooth . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 130

Appendix B: Using Intel® Wireless Display

Using the Wireless Display technology . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 132

Starting the WiDi application . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 133

Index . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 134

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Preface

About This Guide

The LIFEBOOK AH562 notebook from Fujitsu America provides desktop performance with the 3rd Generation Intel®

Core™ processor family. Your notebook has a built-in 15.6” WXGA high-definition touchscreen color display. This system brings the computing power of a desktop personal computer to a portable environment.

Your computer comes with Microsoft Windows® 8 64-Bit operating system pre-installed.

This manual explains how to operate your LIFEBOOK notebook’s hardware and built-in system software.

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”.)

On screen menu items appear in bold. Example: “Click Fujitsu Menu, and select your choice”.

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HE INFORMATION ICON HIGHLIGHTS INFORMATION THAT WILL ENHANCE YOUR UNDERSTANDING OF THE SUBJECT MATERIAL

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

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OR TO THE INTEGRITY OF YOUR

FILES

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

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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)

Website:

USA: us.fujitsu.com/solutions

Canada: www.fujitsu.ca

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

8 - About This Guide

Fujitsu Shopping Online

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

Y

OU MUST HAVE AN ACTIVE INTERNET CONNECTION TO USE THE ONLINE

URL

LINKS

.

Maintaining Latest Configuration

To ensure that you always have the most current driver updates related to your system, you should occasionally access the Fujitsu Software Download Manager (FSDM) utility. The FSDM utility is available to allow you to download the latest drivers, utilities, and applications from the Fujitsu Support site. If you have a Windows 7 or Windows 8 operating system, you will need to go to the Support Site

(http://support.fujitsupc.com/CS/Portal/support.do?srch=DOWNLOADS).

Limited Warranty

Your LIFEBOOK 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.

9 - About This Guide

Chapter 1

Getting to Know Your LIFEBOOK

Overview

This section describes the components of your Fujitsu

LIFEBOOK AH562 notebook. We strongly recommend that you read it before using your notebook – even if you are already familiar with notebook computers.

Figure 1. Fujitsu LIFEBOOK AH562 notebook

10

Locating the Controls and Connectors

HD Web Camera

Digital Microphone

Touchscreen Display Panel

Touchpad

Pointing

Device

Stereo Speaker

Status

Indicator

Panel

SD Card Slot

Headphone

Jack

Microphone

Jack

Figure 2. LIFEBOOK AH562 notebook with display open

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Power/Suspend/

Resume Button

Stereo Speaker

Keyboard

Top Components

The following is a brief description of your LIFEBOOK notebook’s top components.

Touchscreen Display Panel

The touchscreen display panel is a color LCD panel designed for touch input. The display features back lighting for better display of text and graphics.

HD Web Camera

The HD web camera (1200x768 pixel) allows you to take pictures of yourself to send over the internet. For information on using the microphone and web cam, see the documentation associated with the CyberLink YouCam application.

Digital Microphone

The digital microphone is used in conjunction with the web camera. For information on using the microphone and web cam, see the documentation associated with the CyberLink YouCam application.

Power/Suspend/Resume Button

The Power/Suspend/Resume button allows you to suspend notebook activity without powering off, resume your

LIFEBOOK notebook from suspend mode, power off your notebook, and power on your notebook when it has been

shut down from Windows. See “Power/Suspend/Resume Button” on page 45.

Stereo Speakers

The built-in dual speakers allow for stereo sound.

Keyboard

A full-size keyboard with dedicated Windows keys. See “Keyboard” on page 24.

Microphone/Line-In Jack

The microphone/line-in jack allows you to connect an external stereo microphone. See “Microphone/Line-In Jack” on page 68.

Headphone/Line-Out Jack

12 - Locating the Controls and Connectors

The headphone/line-out jack allows you to connect headphones or external speakers. See “Headphone/Line-Out Jack” on page 67.

13 - Locating the Controls and Connectors

Secure Digital (SD) Card Slot

The Secure Digital (SD) card slot allows you to install a media card for data storage. This media allows you to transfer

data from a variety of different digital devices. See “Secure Digital Cards” on page 61.

Status Indicator Panel

The Status Indicator Panel displays symbols that correspond with a specific component of your LIFEBOOK notebook.

See “Status Indicator Panel” on page 21.

Touchpad Pointing Device

The Touchpad pointing device is a mouse-like cursor control with a right button, a left button, and a cursor control

pad. See “Touchpad Pointing Device” on page 27.

14 - Locating the Controls and Connectors

Air Vents External Video Jack ExpressCard Slot

HDMI Jack

* The USB port on the right above provides Anytime USB Charge capability.

USB 3.0 Ports*

Figure 3. LIFEBOOK notebook left-side panel

Left-Side Panel Components

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

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 PERFORMANCE

,

BE SURE TO

KEEP ALL AIR 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

.

External Video Port

The external video port allows you to connect an external monitor or LCD projector. See “External Video Port” on page 68.

15 - Locating the Controls and Connectors

ExpressCard Slot

The ExpressCard Slot allows you to install an ExpressCard. See “Using ExpressCards” on page 59.

USB 2.0 / 3.0 Ports

The USB ports allow you to connect Universal Serial Bus devices. There are three USB 3.0 ports on the left side of the system and one USB 2.0 port on the right. USB 3.0 transfers data at up to 5 Gbps and is backward-compatible with

USB 2.0 devices, which transfer data at up to 480 Mbps. See “Universal Serial Bus Ports” on page 66. Note that the

front USB 3.0 port on the left side has Anytime USB Charge capability, meaning that even when your system is shut down, this port can still be used to provide power to external devices (for example, when charging a cell phone). For

more information, refer to “Universal Serial Bus Ports” on page 66.

HDMI Port

The HDMI port is used to connect compatible digital devices with your computer (such as a high-definition television

or AV receiver). See “HDMI Port” on page 69.

16 - Locating the Controls and Connectors

USB 2.0 Port Optical Drive Optical Drive Release Button

Emergency Tray Release

DC-In Jack

Figure 4. LIFEBOOK notebook right-side panel

Right-Side Panel Components

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

USB 2.0 / 3.0 Ports

The USB ports allow you to connect Universal Serial Bus devices. There are three USB 3.0 ports on the left side of the system and one USB 2.0 port on the right. USB 3.0 transfers data at up to 5 Gbps and is backward-compatible with

USB 2.0 devices, which transfer data at up to 480 Mbps. See “Universal Serial Bus Ports” on page 66. Note that the

front USB 3.0 port on the left side has Anytime USB Charge capability, meaning that even when your system is shut down, this port can still be used to provide power to external devices (for example, when charging a cell phone). For

more information, refer to “Universal Serial Bus Ports” on page 66.

Optical Drive

The optical drive bay contains a Dual-Layer Multi-Format DVD Writer. See “Optical Drive” on page 54.

Emergency Tray Release

The emergency tray release is used in the event you want to open the tray when power is not available. See

“Emergency Optical Drive Tray Release” on page 56.

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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.

Optical Drive Release Button

The optical drive release button opens the optical drive.

Anti-Theft Lock Slot

LAN (RJ-45) Jack

Figure 5. LIFEBOOK notebook back panel

Back Panel Components

The following is a brief description of your LIFEBOOK notebook’s back panel components.

LAN (RJ-45) Jack

The internal LAN (RJ-45) jack is used for an internal wired 10/100/1000 Gigabit Ethernet LAN connection. See “Internal

LAN (RJ-45) Jack” on page 66.

Anti-theft Lock Slot

The anti-theft lock slot allows you to attach an optional physical lock down device.

18 - Locating the Controls and Connectors

Hard Disk

Drive Cover

Memory

Upgrade

Compartment

Air Vents

(multiple locations)

Battery Latch

Lithium ion

Battery Bay

Figure 6. LIFEBOOK notebook bottom panel

Battery Latch

Bottom Components

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

Memory Upgrade Compartment

Your notebook comes with high speed Double Data Rate 3 Synchronous Dynamic RAM (DDR3 SDRAM). The memory upgrade compartment allows you to expand the system memory capacity of your notebook, thus improving overall

performance. See “Memory Upgrade Module” on page 63. Under normal circumstances, it should not be necessary to

open this compartment.

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Hard Disk Drive Cover

The hard disk drive cover is secured over the system hard disk drive. Under normal circumstances, you should not open this compartment

Lithium ion Battery Bay

The battery bay contains the internal Lithium ion battery. It can be opened for the removal of 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 49.

Battery Latches

The battery latches are used to secure the battery in the battery bay. See “Lithium ion Battery” on page 49.

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 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

.

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Battery Level

Wireless Status

Power Status

NumLk

Hard Drive/Optical

Drive Access

CapsLk

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.

Wireless Status Indicator

Blue, solid: Wireless devices have been switched on (using the [Fn]+[F5] key combination).

Off: Wireless devices are off.

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Power Status Indicator

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

Blue, blinking: AC adapter and battery are available and the system is in sleep mode.

Off: AC adapter is not plugged in.

Battery Level Indicator

The Battery Level indicator displays the charge level of the battery pack, as follows.

With AC Adapter connected:

Blue, solid: AC adapter is connected and battery is charged.

Orange, solid: AC adapter is connected and battery is charging.

Without AC Adapter connected:

Purple, blinking: There is a problem with the battery.

Off: There is no AC Adapter connected and/or the battery charge level is between 13% and 100%

If the battery pack is installed 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.

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

A shorted battery is damaged and must be replaced.

22 - Status Indicator Panel

Hard Drive/Optical Drive Access Indicator

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

NumLk Indicator

The NumLk indicator glows when the integral keyboard is set in ten-key numeric keypad mode.

CapsLock Indicator

The CapsLock indicator glows when your keyboard is set to type in all capital letters.

23 - Status Indicator Panel

Keyboard

Function Keys

Numeric Keypad

Fn Key

Start Key

Application Key

Figure 8. Keyboard

Cursor Keys

Using the Keyboard

Your Fujitsu LIFEBOOK notebook has an integral 103-key keyboard, including Windows keys, special function keys, and an integrated numeric keypad. This section describes the following keys.

Numeric keypad: Your notebook has an integrated numeric keypad which allows you to perform numeric/mathematical and navigational functions. The ability to toggle between the numerical keys and navigation keys is controlled through the [NumLk] key.

Cursor keys: Your keyboard contains four arrow keys for moving the cursor or insertion point to the right, left, up, or down within windows, applications and documents.

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Function keys: The keys labeled [F1] through [F12], are used in conjunction with the [Fn] key to produce special actions that vary depending on what program is running.

Windows keys: These keys work with your Windows operating system. These keys switch between desktop and

Modern Start screen modes and open the Application bar on the bottom of the screen.

Numeric Keypad

The right-hand section of the keyboard serves as a numeric keypad. To activate the keypad functions, press the

[NumLk] button. Using the keypad keys, you can enter numerals 0 through 9, perform addition ( + ), subtraction

( - ), multiplication ( * ), or division ( / ), and enter decimal points ( . ) using the keys designated as numeric function key keys. When [NumLk] is not active, you can use the numeric keypad to navigate (Del, Ins, left, right, up, down).

Windows Keys

Your LIFEBOOK notebook has two Windows keys, consisting of a Windows key and an Application key. The Windows key switches between the Modern Start screen and desktop. This button functions the same as your onscreen Start menu button. The Application key opens the Application bar located at the bottom of the screen. (Please refer to your

Windows documentation for additional information regarding the Windows keys.)

Cursor Keys

The cursor keys are the four arrow keys on the keyboard which allow you to move the cursor up, down, left and right in applications. In programs such as Windows/File 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.

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

[Fn+F3]: Pressing [F3] while holding [Fn] will toggle the Audio Mute on and off.

[Fn+F4]: Pressing [F4] while holding [Fn] will toggle the Touchpad on and off. Note that the [Fn+F4]

combination only works if Manual Setting is selected in the BIOS. (See “BIOS Setup Utility” on page 43)

[Fn+F5]: Pressing [F5] while holding [Fn] will toggle the wireless device(s) on and off.

25 - Keyboard

[Fn+F6]: Pressing [F6] repeatedly while holding [Fn] will lower the brightness of your display.

[Fn+F7]: Pressing [F7] repeatedly while holding [Fn] will increase the brightness of the display.

[Fn+F8]: Pressing [F8] repeatedly while holding [Fn] will decrease the volume of your LIFEBOOK notebook.

[Fn+F9]: Pressing [F9] repeatedly while holding [Fn] will increase the volume of your LIFEBOOK notebook.

[Fn+F10]: Pressing the [Fn] + [F10] keys allows you to change your selection of where to send your display video. Each time you press the key combination, you will step to the next choice, as follows:

If you only have an external CRT connected, the order is internal -> external CRT -> simultaneous display > internal display.

If you only have an HDMI device connected, the order is: internal display -> HDMI display -> simultaneous display -> internal display.

If you have external CRT and HDMI devices connected, the order is: internal display -> external CRT -> simultaneous internal and external CRT -> HDMI display - simultaneous internal and HDMI display -> internal display.

[Fn+F11]: Pressing [F11] while holding [Fn] will enable and disable ECO mode. ECO mode is designed to minimize notebook power consumption by reducing the LCD brightness, shutting down the optical drive and

ExpressCard functionality and enabling the hard disk drive’s auto power off mode.

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Touchpad Pointing Device

Cursor

Control

Left Button

Right button

Figure 9. Touchpad pointing device

The Touchpad pointing device comes built into your Fujitsu LIFEBOOK notebook. It is used to control the movement of the pointer to select items on your display panel. The Touchpad is composed of a cursor control, a left button and a right button. The cursor control works the same way a mouse does, and moves the cursor around the display. It only requires light pressure with the tip of your finger. The left and right buttons function the same as mouse buttons. The actual functionality of the buttons may vary depending on the application that is being used.

27 - Touchpad Pointing Device

A

N EXTERNAL MOUSE CAN BE CONNECTED TO THE

USB

PORTS ON YOUR

LIFEBOOK

NOTEBOOK AND USED SIMULTANEOUSLY WITH THE

T

OUCHPAD

.

H

OWEVER

,

IF YOU BOOT THE SYSTEM WITH AN EXTERNAL MOUSE CONNECTED THE

T

OUCHPAD WILL BE DISABLED OR ENABLED DEPENDING ON THE

SPECIFICATIONS IN YOUR

BIOS

SETTINGS

.

See “BIOS Setup Utility” on page 43.

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. To right-click, move the mouse cursor to the item you wish to select,

press the right button once, and then immediately release it (Figure 10). You also have the option to perform the clicking operation by tapping lightly on the Touchpad once (Figure 11).

Figure 10. Clicking with button Figure 11. Clicking with Touchpad

Double-Clicking

Double-clicking means pushing and releasing the left button twice in rapid succession. This procedure does not function with the right button. To double-click, move the cursor to the item you wish to select, press the left button

twice, and immediately release it (Figure 12). You can also perform the double-click operation by tapping lightly on the Touchpad twice (Figure 13).

28 - Touchpad Pointing Device

Figure 12. Double-clicking with button Figure 13. Double-clicking with Touchpad

Dragging

Dragging means pressing and holding the left button, while moving the cursor. 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

(Figure 14)

. Dragging can also be done using the Touchpad. First, tap the Touchpad twice over the item you wish to move making sure to leave your finger on the pad after the final tap. Next, move the object to its new location by

moving your finger across the Touchpad, and then release your finger (Figure 15).

Figure 14. Dragging with button

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Figure 15. Dragging with Touchpad

Navigating Using Gestures

The touchpad allows you to use gestures to zoom in or out on a page, scroll quickly through large documents, toggle the charms, toggle the application commands bar, and switch to last application.

Scrolling Up/Down:

To scroll up or down, slide two fingers up or down (Figure 16).

Scrolling Right/Left:

To scroll right or left, slide two fingers right or left (Figure 16).

Zooming In/Out:

To zoom in or out on a page using the touchpad, place two fingers in a pinch position and open the pinch to zoom in, or close to zoom out (Figure 17).

Toggling the charms

To toggle the charm swipe one finger from the right edge of touch pad (Figure 18).

Toggling the application commands bar

To toggle the application commands bar swipe one finger down from the top edge of the touchpad (Figure 19).

Switching to last application

To switch to last application swipe in one finger from the left edge (Figure 20).

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Figure 16. Scroll Figure 17. Zoom Figure 18. Toggle charms Figure 19. Toggle apps Figure 20. Last app

Touchpad Control Adjustment

The Control Panel allows you to customize your Touchpad with selections made from within the Mouse Properties dialog box. To change the settings or actions for the touchpad:

From the Modern Start screen, press [Windows}+[X], then select Control Panel from the menu. Select Mouse

Properties, then the Gestures tab.

Inside the Gestures tab you can modify your gesture behavior and assign new gesture actions to left and right corner swipes.

31 - Touchpad Pointing Device

Using the Touchscreen Display

The touchscreen on your Fujitsu LIFEBOOK notebook lets you control the actions on the display using one or more fingers. Windows 8 has new gestures that are important to learn for navigating around the display. Along with the touchscreen, you can still use the more traditional keyboard and mouse to control movement.

See the table below for the method for performing the same action with touchscreen, mouse and keyboard.

Result

Open an application

Open the Charms menu

With the Touchscreen

Tap the application icon.

(Figure 21)

With the mouse

Left click on the icon.

With the keyboard

Place your finger on the right edge of the display and swipe it to the left. That opens up the

Charms menu that has share, search, display, and Start buttons. Clicking the Start button returns you to the Start

screen. (Figure 22)

Move the mouse to the top or bottom right corners of the screen and leave it there for a a couple of seconds to bring up the Charms menu.

Press the Windows and C key at the same time to open the

Charms menu.

Open the last application you were using or choose from the list of apps.

Place your finger on the left edge of the display and swipe it to the right; that opens the lost recent app you used. To list all the apps that are currently open, swipe in from the left a bit and then back

again to the edge. (Figure 23)

Move the mouse to the middle of the left edge, then click and drag to bring in the next app. To bring up a list of all running apps, move the mouse to the top or bottom left corners of the screen and move it along the edge towards the center until the apps list appears.

Press the Windows and Tab keys together to switch through open applications.

32 - Using the Touchscreen Display

Using two applications at the same time.

Close an app

Open the options menu for an application.

Zoom in or out

To snap an open app into the right or left third of the screen, tap and drag it to the left or right edge of the screen until a thin vertical bar appears. Do this from the top edge of an open app to make room for a second program, or drag an open app from the list along on left edge and snap it into the right or left edge of the screen.

To snap an open app to the right side of the screen, press the

Windows key and period key. To snap it to the left side, press the

Windows key + Shift key + period key.

To snap an app to the right or left side of the screen, drag it to either edge (as if the mouse pointer is your finger) or just right-click on the app and select

"Snap left" or "Snap right" from the context menu.

Drag your finger down from the top of the screen until the app minimizes and begins to disappear into the bottom edge.

(Figure 24)

Pressing the ALT + F4 key combination closes any open program; if you use it while no programs are open, it should trigger the Windows power management menu so you can shut down your PC.

Move the mouse to the top of the screen until the cursor turns into a hand, then click and drag the app down until it begins to disappear into the bottom edge of the screen.

Swipe your finger up from the bottom edge to bring up the options menu for the

application. (Figure 25)

Pinch your fingers together or spread them to zoom in or out.

(Figure 26)

Press the Windows key + Z to open the options menu.

Right-click in the empty space of the app to bring up the options menu.

Hold down the CTRL key and use the scroll wheel on your mouse to scroll in and out.

33 - Using the Touchscreen Display

Figure 21. Tap/Double-tap Figure 22. Drag from right Figure 23. Drag from left

Figure 24. Drag down Figure 25. Drag up

34 - Using the Touchscreen Display

Figure 26. Pinch/Zoom

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 changed or muted from within the Volume Control in the Change PC Settings window. Click at the bottom right corner of the screen so that vertical menu appears, then click the Settings icon. Click the

Volume icon and drag the volume bar up to increase the volume, or down to decrease it.

Volume can be controlled with the F8 and F9 functions keys. Pressing [F8] repeatedly while holding [Fn] will decrease the volume of your notebook. Pressing [F9] repeatedly while holding [Fn] will increase the volume of your notebook.

Volume can be changed by opening the Control Panel, selecting one of the icon sizes in the View by: field, then selecting Windows Mobility Center. From there, you can either mute or adjust the sound in the Volume area.

Volume can be muted by pressing the [F3] key while holding down the [Fn] key. To restore audio, repeat the

[Fn+F3] procedure.

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

Certain external audio devices you might 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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Chapter 2

Getting Started with Your LIFEBOOK

DC In

AC Adapter

Figure 27. Connecting the AC Adapter

36

AC Cable

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

2

Plug the DC output cable into the DC power jack of your LIFEBOOK notebook.

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.

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

1

2

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

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

.

37 - Power Sources

Figure 28. Opening the Display Panel

Display Panel

Your Fujitsu LIFEBOOK notebook contains a touchscreen display panel that is backlit for easier viewing in bright environments and maintains top resolution through the use of active-matrix technology.

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OR DETAILED INFORMATION ABOUT USING THE TOUCHSCREEN DISPLAY FEATURES

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Opening the Display Panel

To open the display, simply lift the display backwards, being careful not to touch the screen, until it is at a comfortable viewing angle.

38 - Display Panel

Adjusting Display Panel Brightness

Once you have turned on your LIFEBOOK notebook, you may want to adjust the brightness level of the screen to a more comfortable viewing level. There are four ways to adjust the brightness: by using the keyboard, the Power

Options, the PC Settings window, or the Windows Mobility Center.

Using the Keyboard

[Fn+F6]: Pressing repeatedly will lower the brightness of your display.

[Fn+F7]: Pressing repeatedly will increase the brightness of the display.

Using the Power Options

To change the brightness using the Power Options utility, open the Control Panel and select either Large icons or

Small icons in the View by: Double-click Power Options. At the bottom of the window, drag the brightness bar to the desired level. Note that the settings you make via this utility become permanent until you decide to change them again.

Using the PC Settings Window

To change the brightness using the PC Settings window, click at the bottom right corner of the screen so that vertical menu appears, then click the Settings icon. Click the Brightness icon and drag the brightness bar up to increase the brightness, or down to decrease it.

Using the Windows Mobility Center

To change the brightness using the Windows Mobility Center, open the Control Panel and select either Large icons or Small icons in the View by: Double-click Windows Mobility Center. In the Display Brightness area, drag the brightness bar to the desired level.

A

LWAYS POWER OFF THE COMPUTER BEFORE TRANSPORTING OR PACKAGING IT

. A

FTER SHUTTING THE SYSTEM DOWN

,

WAIT UNTIL NO LIGHTS ARE

ILLUMINATED IN THE STATUS INDICATOR PANEL

.

I

T IS POSSIBLE THAT THE UNIT MAY NOT AUTOMATICALLY GO TO POWER OFF OR HIBERNATE MODE WHEN YOU CLOSE THE LID

. T

HIS SITUATION MAY

OCCUR DUE TO PRE

-OS

BOOT PASSWORD SECURITY SETTINGS OR SOME OTHER APPLICATION RUNNING ON THE COMPUTER

.

A

TTEMPTING TO TRANSPORT THE COMPUTER WHILE POWER IS ON MAY DAMAGE THE NOTEBOOK DUE TO SHOCK OR OVERHEATING SINCE THE AIR

VENTS MAY BE BLOCKED OR RESTRICTED

.

39 - Display Panel

W

HEN USING

AC

POWER YOUR BRIGHTNESS SETTING IS SET TO ITS HIGHEST LEVEL BY DEFAULT

. W

HEN USING BATTERY POWER YOUR BRIGHTNESS

SETTING IS SET TO APPROXIMATELY MID

-

LEVEL BY DEFAULT

.

T

HE HIGHER THE BRIGHTNESS

,

THE MORE POWER THE NOTEBOOK WILL CONSUME AND THE FASTER THE BATTERY WILL DISCHARGE

. F

OR MAXIMUM

BATTERY LIFE

,

BE SURE THE BRIGHTNESS IS SET AS LOW AS POSSIBLE

.

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Starting Your LIFEBOOK Notebook

Power On

Power/Suspend/Resume Button

The Power/Suspend/Resume button is used to turn on your LIFEBOOK notebook from its off state. Once you have connected your AC adapter or charged the internal Lithium ion battery, you can power on your LIFEBOOK notebook.

W

HEN YOU TURN ON YOUR

LIFEBOOK

NOTEBOOK

,

BE SURE YOU HAVE A POWER SOURCE

. T

HIS MEANS THAT A 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, press the Power/Suspend/Resume button, located above the

keyboard to the right. When you are done working you can either leave your notebook in Suspend mode (see “Sleep

Mode” on page 45), or you can turn it off (see “Powering Off” on page 47).

D

O NOT CARRY YOUR

LIFEBOOK

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 81. 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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N

EVER TURN OFF YOUR

LIFEBOOK

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

LIFEBOOK

NOTEBOOK ON THE NEXT TIME

.

See “Power On Self Test Messages” on page 81.

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 found. 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

M

ASTER HARD DISK PASSWORDS

, F

UJITSU

A

MERICA WILL NOT BE ABLE TO

RESET IT

. Y

OU MAY LOSE DATA AND HAVE TO REPLACE YOUR SYSTEM BOARD OR HARD DISK DRIVE

.

42 - 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:

1

2

3

Turn on or restart your LIFEBOOK notebook.

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.

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

BIOS Guide

A guide to your notebook’s BIOS is available online. Please visit our service and support website at http://solutions.us.fujitsu.com/www/content/support/contact/index.php

, 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 and do not put a DVD/CD in your drive 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.

43 - Starting Your LIFEBOOK Notebook

Starting Windows the First Time

After you boot up the system the first time and follow the instructions on the screen, you will eventually come to the

Sign-In screen which prompts you for your user name. After sign-in, it takes less than a minute for the computer to boot to Windows and during that time a progress bar and interactive messages are displayed on the screen.

During the course of the first start up, you will need to read and accept the End User License Agreements (EULAs) for

Microsoft and Fujitsu.

Y

OU CANNOT USE YOUR 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

.

Following first boot, you will arrive at the Modern start screen. Some useful shortcuts for your reference: Press the

Windows + D key to go to traditional Windows desktop. Press Windows + M key to load the traditional Windows desktop and minimize all applications.

Installing Bonus Apps

After you have started your system the first time, you will see a Bonus Apps icon on your desktop. Click on the icon to see which additional applications are available for you to install. Alternatively, you can access

Bonus Apps by opening the Charms panel from Modern Start screen and searching for "Bonus Apps". Applications that are already installed appear in grey; those that are available for installation appear in blue.

Select the applications you wish to install by selecting the checkbox adjacent to your selection, or click [Select All] if you would like to install all available applications. Once you have made your selections, click [Install].

Note that in some cases (depending upon which application was selected for installation) after installation completes, the system will prompt you to reboot. There are also cases in which if multiple applications are selected to install but one of them needs a reboot, the system will reboot and continue installing the rest of the selected applications.

Registering your LIFEBOOK with Fujitsu

You can register your notebook by going to our website at: http://www.us.fujitsu.com/computers. You will need to be set up with an Internet Service Provider (ISP) to register online.

44 - Starting Your LIFEBOOK Notebook

Power Management

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

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 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

Sleep mode. Push the Power/Suspend/Resume button when the notebook is active, but not actively accessing anything, and immediately release the button. Note that if you press the button continuously for four seconds or longer, your notebook will shut down.

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

Feature) and

flashing, your notebook is in Sleep

(See Hibernation

Sleep Mode

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 will go into Sleep mode due to one of the following actions or conditions:

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

Selecting Sleep from the Windows Shut Down menu.

Timing out from lack of activity.

45 - Power Management

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 Sleep, 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

LEEP

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

LEEP OR

H

IBERNATION

(S

AVE

-

TO

-D

ISK

)

MODE

. T

HE BUTTON RESUME FUNCTION CAN

T BE DISABLED

.

I

F YOUR NOTEBOOK IS ACCESSING INFORMATION WHEN YOU ENTER THE

S

LEEP OR

H

IBERNATION MODE

,

CHANGES TO OPEN FILES ARE NOT LOST

.

T

HE FILES ARE LEFT OPEN AND MEMORY IS KEPT ACTIVE DURING

S

LEEP 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

.

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

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

1

2

From the Modern Start screen, press [Windows]+[X]. Select Control Panel from the menu, then select Power

Options.

Select Choose what the power button does or Choose what closing the lid does, then make your selection (Do

Nothing, Sleep, Hibernate, or Shut Down).

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Windows Power Management

The Power Options icon in the 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.

1

2

From the Modern Start screen, open Charms ([Windows]+C) or mouse over [-] in the bottom right corner of the screen). Click [Settings]->[Power].

Select Restart from the list.

T

URNING OFF YOUR

LIFEBOOK

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 shutdown 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:

From the Modern Start screen, open Charms ([Windows]+C) or mouse over [-] in the bottom right corner of the screen), click [Settings]->[Power]. Select Shut down from the list

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ENERGY STAR® Compliance

Your Fujitsu system is an ENERGY STAR® qualified mobile PC. By choosing a computer with the latest energy-saving technology, you’re helping to preserve our environment for future generations.

ENERGY STAR is a joint program of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, U.S. Department of

Energy, Natural Resources Canada, and other governments around the world helping us save money while protecting the environment through energy efficient products and practices. With energy costs and global warming top-of-mind for consumers, Fujitsu is committed to offering solutions that help consumers conserve energy and improve the quality of our environment.

Sleep Mode:

If you are powering your system with a power adapter, you will notice that your computer is initially set so that the display turns off after 15 minutes of user inactivity, and the computer goes into Sleep mode after 20 minutes of user inactivity. If you are powering your system with the battery, your computer is initially set so that the display turns off after 10 minutes of user inactivity, and the computer goes into Sleep mode after 20 minutes of user inactivity. When going into Sleep mode, the computer also reduces the speed of any active Ethernet network links. To “wake” the computer from Sleep mode, press the Suspend/Resume Button.

Energy saving benefits:

Fujitsu ENERGY STAR qualified mobile PCs use about half as much electricity as standard equipment – saving half in utility costs. But more than that, ENERGY STAR also makes a difference for the environment. Did you know that the average house can be responsible for twice the greenhouse gas emissions as the average car? That’s because every time you flip on a light switch, run your dishwasher, or turn on your PC, you use energy, which means more greenhouse gas emissions from power plants. So the more energy we can save through energy efficiency, the more we help to reduce greenhouse gases and the risks of global warming.

To learn more about the important ENERGY STAR program, visit: www.energystar.gov.

To read about how Fujitsu is supporting Sustainable Management along with several other environmental activities, visit the Fujitsu Corporate Citizenship page at:

http://www.computers.us.fujitsu.com/www/content/aboutus/environmental/environment.php

48 - Power Management

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. See “Status Indicator

Panel” on page 21.

When using a high current device such as a Multi-Format DVD Writer, 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

.

49

A

CTUAL BATTERY LIFE WILL VARY BASED ON SCREEN BRIGHTNESS

,

APPLICATIONS

,

FEATURES

,

POWER MANAGEMENT SETTINGS

,

BATTERY CONDITION

AND OTHER CUSTOMER PREFERENCES

. CD-ROM

DRIVE

, M

ULTI

-F

ORMAT

DVD W

RITER

,

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 primary 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

B

ATTERY

C

HARGING INDICATOR AND THE PERCENTAGE CHARGE IS DISPLAYED BY THE

B

ATTERY

S

TATUS 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 45.

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U

SING HEAVY CURRENT DEVICES OR FREQUENT

DVD/CD-RW/CD-ROM

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

LIFEBOOK

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

LIFEBOOK

NOTEBOOK IS IN

S

TANDBY MODE

,

ANY DATA THAT HAS NOT BEEN SAVED TO THE HARD DRIVE WILL BE LOST

.

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 the 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 that 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.

Shorted Batteries

The Status Indicator panel uses an LED below the battery outline of the Battery Level indicator to display the operating level available in that battery. If this display shows a Shorted Battery, it means the battery is damaged and must be replaced so it does not damage other parts of your LIFEBOOK notebook.

51 - Lithium ion Battery

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:

1

2

3

4

5

6

Have a charged battery ready to install.

Shut down your notebook and disconnect the AC adapter.

Turn the system over so the bottom is facing up, oriented as in Figure 29.

While pressing the battery lock (1), slide the battery bay release latch (2) to the right to unlatch it. Lift the battery

out of the bay (Figure 30).

Insert a new battery into the bay, and press it down so that the latches click into place.

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

2

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

Follow steps 3 and 4 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

.

52 - Lithium ion Battery

Figure 29. Battery lock and latch Figure 30. Removing the battery

53 - Lithium ion Battery

Media Holder Tray

Media Tray Eject Button

Emergency Tray Release

Figure 31. Optical Drive

Optical Drive

Your system contains a Dual-Layer Multi-Format DVD Writer. This drive lets you access movies, audio DVD/CDs, and software, and read and write to CD-R, CD-RW, DVD-R, DVD+R, DVD-RW, DVD+RW, and DVD RAM discs. The dual-layer architecture allows you to record up to 8.5 GB of data on DVD+R discs.

Media Player Software

With the optical drive and media player software you can play movies and music on your notebook. The media player includes controls which allow you to take full advantage of the features of a digital movie, as well as standard features such as fast forward, fast reverse, pause, etc. With this drive you can also burn onto recordable discs.

D

O NOT OPERATE YOUR OPTICAL DRIVE UNLESS YOUR

LIFEBOOK

NOTEBOOK IS SITTING ON A FLAT SURFACE

. U

SING A DRIVE WHEN THE SYSTEM

IS NOT LEVEL MAY DAMAGE THE DRIVE OR PREVENT PROPER OPERATION

.

P

ROLONGED USE OF THE OPTICAL DRIVE

,

SUCH AS WATCHING A

DVD

MOVIE

,

WILL SUBSTANTIALLY REDUCE YOUR BATTERY LIFE IF NO EXTERNAL

POWER SOURCE IS ATTACHED

.

Loading Media on Your Drive

To load a disc into your optical drive:

54 - Optical Drive

1

2

Be sure the notebook is running, then push and release the eject button on the front of the optical drive to open the holder tray. The tray will come out of the LIFEBOOK notebook a short distance.

Gently pull the tray out until a media disc can easily be placed in the tray.

Y

OU SHOULD PERIODICALLY CHECK THE

F

UJITSU WEBSITE AT US

.

FUJITSU

.

COM

/

COMPUTERS FOR THE MOST CURRENT DRIVERS

.

A

LL

LIFEBOOK DVD

PLAYERS ARE SET TO PLAY

DVD

TITLES WITH REGION CODE NUMBER

1

WHICH IS SPECIFIED FOR THE

N

ORTH

A

MERICAN

MARKET

. T

HE REGION NUMBER IS A REGIONAL RESTRICTION CODE DEFINED BY THE

DVD F

ORUM ACTING ON

H

OLLYWOOD REQUIREMENTS

.

D

IFFERENT REGION CODES ARE RECORDED ON VIDEO

DVD

TITLES FOR PUBLICATION IN DIFFERENT AREAS OF THE WORLD

. I

F THE REGIONAL CODE

OF THE

DVD

PLAYER DOES NOT MATCH THE REGIONAL CODES ON THE TITLES

,

THEN PLAYBACK IS IMPOSSIBLE

.

T

HE REGION CODE ON THE

DVD

PLAYER CAN BE CHANGED USING THE

P

ROPERTIES MENU OF THE

DVD

SOFTWARE

. N

OTE

: Y

OU CAN ONLY CHANGE

THE REGION CODE UP TO FOUR TIMES

. A

FTER THE

4

TH CHANGE

,

THE LAST CODE ENTERED BECOMES PERMANENT

,

AND CANNOT BE CHANGED

.

3

4

Place the media into the tray, label side up, with the hole in the center of the disc. Snap the disc onto the raised circle in the center of the tray.

Gently push the holder tray back in until you hear a click.

I

F YOU HAVE DISABLED THE

A

UTO

I

NSERT

N

OTIFICATION

F

UNCTION

,

YOU WILL HAVE TO START THE DRIVE EITHER BY USING

M

Y

C

OMPUTER OR FROM

WITHIN

W

INDOWS

/F

ILE

E

XPLORER

,

SINCE YOUR NOTEBOOK WILL NOT AUTOMATICALLY RECOGNIZE THAT MEDIA HAS BEEN LOADED

.

Figure 32. Loading/Ejecting Media

55 - Optical Drive

Removing Media

1

Push and release the eject button on the front of the optical drive. This will stop the drive and the holder tray will come out of the LIFEBOOK notebook a short distance.

2

3

4

Gently pull the tray out until the disc can easily be removed from the tray.

Carefully remove the media disc from the holder tray.

Gently push the holder tray back in until you hear a click.

Emergency Optical Drive Tray Release

If for some reason the eject button fails, you can open the media tray with a paper clip or similar tool inserted into the eject hole in the right side of the front of the tray. Straighten one side of a paper clip and push it gently into the hole. The tray will pop out.

Figure 33. Emergency Tray Release

Using the Media Player Software

D

EPENDING UPON ITS CONFIGURATION

,

YOUR SYSTEM MAY NOT HAVE THE MEDIA PLAYER SOFTWARE PRE

-

INSTALLED

. I

F IT IS NOT INSTALLED

,

REFERENCE THE DOCUMENTATION THAT ACCOMPANIES THE MEDIA APPLICATION

.

Starting a Movie

1

2

3

Insert the disc into the optical drive of the notebook. If the CD/DVD AutoRun feature activates, skip Step 2.

The first time you insert a movie into the media tray, you will be prompted to select what you want the system to do when discs are inserted (e.g., start automatically or wait for a prompt). Until you make a selection, you will receive the same prompt whenever you insert a disc.

Click OK to close the About DVD Player Performance dialog box and the movie will begin.

56 - Optical Drive

Opening the Media Player Control Panel

With most DVD-ROMs, you have the option of altering how the movie should play and what you wish to view. You can do this by using the media player control panel and the mouse.

1

2

Right-click on the movie screen to open a dropdown menu for options.

Select View, then Player for all controls available. This will open the control panel at the bottom of the screen.

Using the Media Player Control Panel

The media player software allows you to watch the movie much like a VCR player. You can pause, rewind, fast-forward and stop the movie at any point.

1

2

3

4

To pause the movie, click the on-screen button.

To rewind the movie, click the  button to rewind to a specific portion of the movie, or the  button to return to the opening screen.

To fast-forward the movie, click the  button to forward to a specific portion of the movie, or the button to jump to the ending credits.

To stop the movie, click the  button.

Exiting the Media Player

1

2

Click the  located in the upper right corner of the title bar. This will open a media player dialog box.

Click Yes to stop and exit the movie, or No to close the media player dialog box and return to the movie.

Using Media Player on Battery Power

Since optical drives consume a lot of power, your overall battery life will be significantly shorter when operating the optical drive continuously (such as watching a DVD movie) than during standard operation.

M

ANY MOVIE RUN

-

TIMES ARE LONGER THAN YOUR SYSTEM CAN SUPPORT ON A SINGLE BATTERY

. I

F YOU ARE WATCHING A

DVD

MOVIE ON BATTERY

POWER YOU MAY NEED TO SWAP IN AN ADDITIONAL

,

CHARGED BATTERY OR ATTACH

AC

POWER DURING THE MOVIE TO VIEW IT IN ITS ENTIRETY

.

A

N ADDITIONAL CHARGED BATTERY IS HIGHLY RECOMMENDED IF YOU WILL BE WATCHING

DVD

MOVIES ON BATTERY POWER

. I

F YOU DON

T HAVE

AN ADDITIONAL BATTERY

,

YOU MAY PURCHASE ONE ONLINE AT

:

HTTP

://

WWW

.

COMPUTERS

.

US

.

FUJITSU

.

COM OR BY CALLING

1-800-8FUJITSU.

57 - Optical Drive

To Watch a Movie on Battery Power:

1

2

3

Have an additional full-charged battery or your AC adapter ready for use.

Start watching your DVD movie.

When the low battery warning occurs, immediately stop the movie and exit the media player.

I

F YOU DO NOT STOP THE MEDIA PLAYER QUICKLY AND THE

LIFEBOOK

NOTEBOOK ATTEMPTS TO AUTO

-

SUSPEND

(

CRITICAL BATTERY LOW STATE

)

THE

LIFEBOOK

NOTEBOOK WILL SHUT DOWN IMPROPERLY

. I

F THIS OCCURS

,

YOU MAY NEED TO PERFORM A HARD RESET AND FOLLOW THE

INSTRUCTIONS

,

IF ANY

,

PRESENTED TO YOU BEFORE THE SYSTEM WILL REBOOT

.

4

5

6

Power down your notebook and replace the discharged battery with an additional fully-charged battery. If you do not have an additional battery, you may attach AC power as soon as you see the low battery warning.

Resume operation by pressing the Suspend button again. This is not required if you attached AC power without entering standby mode.

Restart your media player, locate and skip to the chapter of the movie you were last watching, then continue watching your DVD movie.

S

OME SHORTER

DVD

MOVIES MAY NOT REQUIRE YOU TO SWAP BATTERIES OR ATTACH

AC

POWER TO COMPLETE THEM

. H

OWEVER

,

IT IS BEST TO BE

PREPARED SINCE ACTUAL BATTERY LIFE WHILE OPERATING THE OPTICAL DRIVE CANNOT BE GUARANTEED

.

58 - Optical Drive

ExpressCard (34 mm)

ExpressCard Slot

Figure 34. Installing/Removing ExpressCard

Using ExpressCards

Your LIFEBOOK notebook supports 34 mm ExpressCards

TM

, which can perform a variety of functions depending on which type of card you install. Some available ExpressCards:

Gigabit Ethernet Local area network (LAN) cards

IEEE1394 cards

S-ATA II cards

For further information, refer to the instructions supplied with your card(s).

Installing ExpressCards

There are two different width ExpressCards: 34 mm and 54 mm. This system supports 34 mm ExpressCards only.

I

NSTALLING OR REMOVING AN

E

XPRESS

C

ARD DURING YOUR NOTEBOOK

S SHUTDOWN OR BOOTUP PROCESS MAY DAMAGE THE CARD AND

/

OR YOUR

NOTEBOOK

.

D

O NOT INSERT AN

E

XPRESS

C

ARD INTO A SLOT IF THERE IS WATER OR ANY OTHER SUBSTANCE ON THE CARD AS YOU MAY PERMANENTLY DAMAGE

THE CARD

,

YOUR NOTEBOOK

,

OR BOTH

.

59 - Using ExpressCards

Y

OU MAY BE REQUIRED TO LOG ON AS

A

DMINISTRATOR OR A MEMBER OF THE

A

DMINISTRATOR

S

G

ROUP TO COMPLETE THIS PROCEDURE

. I

F YOUR

COMPUTER IS CONNECTED TO A NETWORK

,

NETWORK POLICY SETTINGS MAY ALSO PREVENT YOU FROM COMPLETING THIS PROCEDURE

.

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

To install an ExpressCard, follow these steps:

1

2

3

4

5

When not in use, you should keep the ExpressCard plug inserted in the slot to help prevent system contamination.

Make sure there is no ExpressCard or ExpressCard plug currently in the slot. If there is, see Removing ExpressCards.

If the eject button is extended, press it in until it clicks.

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

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

Removing ExpressCards

See your ExpressCard manual for specific instructions on removing your card. Some cards may require your notebook to be in Standby Mode or Off during removal.

W

INDOWS HAS A SHUTDOWN PROCEDURE FOR

E

XPRESS

C

ARDS THAT MUST BE FOLLOWED BEFORE REMOVING A CARD

. (R

EVIEW 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

.

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

.

To remove an ExpressCard, unlock the card or card plug from the slot by pressing it in, then releasing it. This will eject the card slightly out of the slot, allowing you to remove it.

60 - Using ExpressCards

SD Card Slot

SD Card

Figure 35. Installing a Secure Digital Card

Secure Digital Cards

Your LIFEBOOK notebook supports Secure Digital (SD), Secure Digital High Capacity (SDHC), and Secure Digital eXtended Capacity (SDXC) 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.

You can use Secure Digital (SD) cards to store and transfer data such as digital pictures, movies, music, voice, and computer data and applications to and from a variety of digital devices.

61 - Secure Digital Cards

Installing SD Cards

SD Cards are installed in the SD Card slot located on the front of the system to the left of the headphone jack (Figure

35). To install a card, follow these steps

:

I

NSTALLING OR REMOVING AN

SD C

ARD DURING YOUR

LIFEBOOK

NOTEBOOK

S SHUTDOWN OR BOOTUP PROCESS MAY DAMAGE THE CARD AND

/

OR

YOUR

LIFEBOOK

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

LIFEBOOK

NOTEBOOK

,

OR BOTH

.

2

3

4

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.

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

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

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

Removing an SD Card

To remove an SD Card, simply pull the card out of the slot.

S

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

. S

OME CARDS MAY REQUIRE YOUR NOTEBOOK TO BE IN

S

LEEP

M

ODE OR

O

FF WHILE REMOVING THEM

.

62 - Secure Digital Cards

Memory Upgrade Module

Your LIFEBOOK notebook comes with a minimum of 6 GB (4 GB + 2 GB) of high speed Double Data Rate Synchronous

Dynamic RAM (DDR3-1600 SDRAM factory installed. To increase your notebook’s memory capacity, you may install an additional or larger memory upgrade modules. The memory upgrade must be a dual-in-line (DIMM) SDRAM module.

To ensure 100% compatibility, purchase the SDRAM module only from the Fujitsu web store at www.shopfujitsu.com

.

D

O NOT REMOVE ANY SCREWS FROM THE MEMORY UPGRADE MODULE COMPARTMENT EXCEPT THE ONES SPECIFICALLY SHOWN IN THE DIRECTIONS

FOR INSTALLING AND REMOVING THE MEMORY UPGRADE MODULE

.

T

HE MEMORY UPGRADE MODULE CAN BE SEVERELY DAMAGED BY ELECTROSTATIC DISCHARGE

(ESD). T

O MINIMIZE RISK TO THE MODULE

,

OBSERVE

THE FOLLOWING PRECAUTIONS

:

B

EFORE HANDLING A MEMORY MODULE

,

TOUCH A GROUNDED METAL OBJECT TO DISCHARGE STATIC ELECTRICITY BUILT UP IN YOUR BODY

.

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

.

B

E SURE TO POWER DOWN YOUR SYSTEM BEFORE ADDING OR REMOVING MEMORY MODULES

. E

VEN IF THE SYSTEM IS IN HIBERNATE OR STANDBY

STATES

,

DATA COULD BE LOST OR THE MEMORY COULD BE DAMAGED IF POWER IS STILL AVAILABLE TO THE SYSTEM

.

Installing Memory Upgrade Modules

T

HE MEMORY UPGRADE MODULE IS NOT SOMETHING YOU ROUTINELY REMOVE FROM YOUR NOTEBOOK

. O

NCE IT IS INSTALLED

,

YOU SHOULD LEAVE IT

IN PLACE UNLESS YOU WANT TO CHANGE SYSTEM MEMORY CAPACITY

.

1

2

3

4

Turn off power to your notebook, remove any power adapter (AC or auto/airline). Remove the battery.

Turn the notebook bottom side up, and remove the five screws from the large memory upgrade module

compartment (Figure 36). Remove the cover (Figure 37).

Remove the new memory upgrade module from the static guarded sleeve.

Align the memory upgrade module with component side up (Figure 38). Align the connector edge of the upgrade

module with the connector slot in the compartment. Be sure the alignment keys line up with those in the slot.

63 - Memory Upgrade Module

5

6

Figure 36. Removing the Memory Cover Screws Figure 37. Removing the Memory Cover

Insert the memory upgrade module at a 45° angle. Press the connector edge of the module firmly down and into the connector until it lodges under the retaining clip. You’ll hear a click when it is properly in place.

Replace the cover and reinstall the screws.

Alignment Keys

Retaining Clips

Figure 38. Installing memory module

Retaining Clip

Retaining Clip

Figure 39. Removing memory module

64 - Memory Upgrade Module

Removing a Memory Upgrade Module

1

Perform steps 1 through 4 of Installing a Memory Upgrade Module.

2

3

4

5

Pull the clips sideways away from each side of the memory upgrade module at the same time.

While holding the clips out, remove the module from the slot by lifting it up and pulling it away from your

notebook. (Figure 39)

Store the memory upgrade module in a static guarded sleeve.

Replace the cover and reinstall the screws.

Checking the Memory Capacity

Once you have changed the system memory capacity by replacing the installed module with a larger one, be sure to check that your notebook has recognized the change.

To check the memory capacity, from the Modern Start screen press [Windows]+[X]. Select Control Panel from the menu, then select Power Options. The amount of memory is displayed next to “Installed memory (RAM):”

There may be a variation between the actual memory size and what is displayed. This is possible if your system is configured with an integrated Intel Graphics Media Accelerator which dynamically allocates system memory to accelerate graphics performance.

I

F THE TOTAL MEMORY DISPLAYED IS INCORRECT

,

CHECK THAT YOUR MEMORY UPGRADE MODULE IS PROPERLY INSTALLED

. (I

F THE MODULE IS

PROPERLY INSTALLED AND THE CAPACITY IS STILL NOT CORRECTLY RECOGNIZED

,

SEE

T

ROUBLESHOOTING ON

PAGE

70

.

65 - Memory Upgrade Module

Device Ports

Your Fujitsu LIFEBOOK notebook comes equipped with multiple ports to which you can connect external devices including: disk drives, keyboards, printers, etc.

Internal LAN (RJ-45) Jack

The internal LAN (RJ-45) jack is used for a 10/100/1000

Gigabit 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:

1

2

3

Align the connector with the port opening.

Push the connector into the port until it is seated.

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

LAN Port

1

2

Figure 40. Connecting LAN Device

Universal Serial Bus Ports

USB 2.0 / 3.0 Ports

The USB ports allow you to connect Universal Serial Bus devices. There are three USB 3.0 ports on the left side of the system and one USB 2.0 port on the right. USB 3.0 transfers data at up to 5 Gbps and is backward-compatible with

USB 2.0 devices, which transfer data at up to 480 Mbps. Note that the front USB 3.0 port on the left side has Anytime

USB Charge capability, meaning that even when your system is shut down, this port can still be used to provide power to external devices (for example, when charging a cell phone).

In order to connect a USB device, align the connector with the port opening, then push the connector into the port until it is seated.

66 - Device Ports

D

UE TO THE ONGOING CHANGES IN

USB

TECHNOLOGY AND STANDARDS

,

NOT ALL

USB

DEVICES AND

/

OR DRIVERS ARE GUARANTEED TO WORK

.

USB 3.0 Ports

USB 3.0 Port with

Anytime USB Charge capability*

* The Anytime USB Charge feature can be enabled and

disabled from the BIOS Setup Utility (See “BIOS Setup

Utility” on page 43.) There are three possible settings for

this feature: “Disable Anytime USB Charge function”, “Only enable Anytime USB Charge function with AC Adapter”, and “Enable Anytime USB Charge function with AC Adapter or battery”. Note that if the setting is selected, the function will eventually drain the battery if the AC Adapter is not plugged in.

Figure 41. Connecting a USB Device

Headphone/Line-Out Jack

The headphone/line-out 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 align the connector with the port opening on the front of the system, then push the connector into the port until it is seated.

I

F YOU PLUG HEADPHONES INTO THE HEADPHONE JACK

,

BUILT

-

IN STEREO SPEAKERS WILL BE DISABLED

.

67 - Device Ports

Microphone/Line-In Jack

The microphone/line-in jack lets you connect an external mono microphone. The microphone must be equipped with a 1/8”(3.5 mm) stereo mini-plug to fit into the microphone jack of your notebook. To connect a microphone, align the connector with the port and 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. In order to connect an external video device, follow these easy steps:

1

2

Align the connector with the port opening.

Push the connector into the port until it is seated.

External video port

Figure 42. Connecting an External Video Device

P

RESSING THE

[F

N

] + [F10]

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

. I

F YOU ONLY HAVE AN EXTERNAL

CRT

CONNECTED

,

THE ORDER IS INTERNAL

->

EXTERNAL

CRT ->

SIMULTANEOUS DISPLAY

>

INTERNAL DISPLAY

.

I

F YOU ONLY HAVE AN

HDMI

DEVICE CONNECTED

,

THE ORDER IS

:

INTERNAL DISPLAY

-> HDMI

DISPLAY

->

SIMULTANEOUS DISPLAY

->

INTERNAL

DISPLAY

.

I

F YOU HAVE EXTERNAL

CRT

AND

HDMI

DEVICES CONNECTED

,

THE ORDER IS

:

INTERNAL DISPLAY

->

EXTERNAL

CRT ->

SIMULTANEOUS INTERNAL

AND EXTERNAL

CRT -> HDMI

DISPLAY

-

SIMULTANEOUS INTERNAL AND

HDMI

DISPLAY

->

INTERNAL DISPLAY

.

68 - Device Ports

HDMI Port

The High-Definition Multimedia Interface (HDMI) port is a digital audio/video interface over which uncompressed streams can be transmitted. HDMI is used to connect compatible digital devices with your computer (such as bigscreen TVs and video recorders).

To connect an HDMI device:

1

2

Align the connector with the port opening.

Push the connector into the port until it is seated.

Figure 43. Connecting an HDMI device

69 - Device Ports

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

2

3

4

5

6

7

Turn off your LIFEBOOK notebook.

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

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

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.

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

Go through the boot sequence.

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

70

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)

Web site: http://solutions.us.fujitsu.com/www/content/support/contact/index.php

.

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.

71 - Troubleshooting

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 73

Optical Drive Problems . . . . . . . . . . . . . . page 73

Hard Drive Problems . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . page 74

Keyboard or Mouse Problems . . . . . . . . . page 74

Memory Problems . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . page 74

USB Device Problems . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . page 75

ExpressCard Problems . . . . . . . . . page 75

Power Failures . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . page 75

Shutdown and Startup Problems . . page 77

Video Problems . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . page 78

Connectivity Problems. . . . . . . . . . page 80

Miscellaneous Problems . . . . . . . . page 80

72 - Troubleshooting

Problem

Audio Problems

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

Possible Cause Possible Solutions

The volume is turned too low.

The software volume control is set too low.

Headphones are plugged in.

Software driver is not configured correctly.

Speakers have been muted using Volume icon in the system tray.

Adjust the volume control on your notebook and operating system. Use the [Fn+F9] key combination on your keyboard. Pressing [F9] repeatedly while holding [Fn] increases your notebook volume.

Manually adjusting the volume should dynamically adjust the volume of the operating

(see above). If that doesn’t work, adjust the sound volume control settings in your software or application.

Plugging in headphones disables the built-in speakers, remove the headphones.

The Audio Driver may be installed or reinstalled by using the Drivers and Applications

CD that came with your LIFEBOOK. Refer to your application and operating system documentation for help.

Click on the Volume icon in the tool tray on the bottom right of the screen. If Mute is checked, click on it to uncheck it. You can also use the [Fn+F3] key combination to toggle the volume on and off.

Optical Drive Problems

LIFEBOOK notebook fails to recognize optical discs.

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

Optical drive tray is not latched shut.

Incorrect DVD Player or no DVD

Player software is installed.

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

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

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

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.

(See “Media Player Software” on page 54 for more infor-

mation.)

Wipe the disc with a non-abrasive CD cleaning cloth and reinsert. If it still will not work try another disc in the drive.

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.

73 - Troubleshooting

Problem

Drive access indicator on the Status Indicator Panel blinks at regular intervals with no disc in the tray or the drive is not installed.

Hard Drive Problems

You cannot access your hard drive.

Possible Cause

The Windows auto insertion function is active and is checking to see if a disc is ready to run.

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

Possible Solutions

This is normal. However, you may disable this feature.

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 OS can’t be started without a password.

Verify your password and security settings.

Keyboard or Mouse Problems

The built-in keyboard does not seem to work.

LIFEBOOK is in Standby mode.

Push the Power/Suspend/Resume button.

Application locked out the keyboard.

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

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

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

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

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

Your external device is not properly installed.

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

Your system crashed.

Re-install your device.

See “Device Ports” on page 66.

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

Try to restart your notebook.

Memory Problems

System Properties screen doesn’t show correct installed memory amount.

Your memory module is not properly installed.

Remove and re-install your memory upgrade module. on page 63.

See “Memory Upgrade Module”

74 - Troubleshooting

Problem

System Properties screen doesn’t show correct installed memory amount.

(continued)

USB Device Problems

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

Possible Cause

You have a memory failure.

The device is not properly installed.

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

Your device doesn’t have the correct driver.

ExpressCard Problems

An ExpressCard is inserted but does not work or is locking up the system.

You have the wrong I/O address selected for your card device.

The card is not properly installed.

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

You don’t have the correct driver active.

Power Failures

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

The battery is installed but is faulty.

Possible Solutions

Check for Power On Self Test (POST) messages.

See “Power On Self Test Messages” on page 81.

Remove and re-install the device. See “Device Ports” on page 66.

Close the application and restart your notebook.

See your software documentation and activate the correct driver.

See your ExpressCard documentation to determine the required I/O address. Change the settings in the Device Manager

Remove and re-install the card. See “Using ExpressCards” on page 59.

Close the application and restart your notebook.

See your software documentation and activate the correct driver.

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

See

“Status Indicator Panel” on page 21.

If a battery is indicating a short, remove that battery and operate from another power source or replace that battery.

75 - Troubleshooting

Problem

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

(continued)

Possible Cause

The battery is completely discharged or there is no power adapter installed.

The battery is low.

Your LIFEBOOK notebook turns off all by itself.

Your LIFEBOOK notebook will not work on battery alone.

Possible Solutions

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

See “Status Indicator Panel” on page 21. Install a charged battery or a power adapter.

The power adapter is faulty.

The power adapter is not plugged in properly.

The power adapter has no power from the AC outlet, airplane jack, or cigarette lighter.

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

You have a battery failure.

Check the battery indicator to ensure the presence and condition of the battery.

See

“Status Indicator Panel” on page 21. Use an AC adapter to operate until a battery is

charged or install a charged battery.

Try a different Power adapter.

Verify that your adapter is connected correctly.

See “Power Sources” on page 37.

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.

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 Properties located in the Control

Panel to adjust the timeout values to better suit your needs.

Verify battery condition using the Status Indicator panel. Replace a shorted battery.

See “Status Indicator Panel” on page 21.

Power adapter failed or lost its power source.

You ignored a low battery alarm until the battery is dead state and system has gone into

Dead Battery Suspend mode.

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

Install a power adapter and then push the Power/Suspend/Resume button.

Sources” on page 37.

The installed battery is dead.

No battery is installed.

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

Install a charged battery.

Battery is improperly installed.

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

See “Power

76 - Troubleshooting

Problem

Your LIFEBOOK notebook will not work on battery alone. (continued)

The battery seems to discharge too quickly.

Possible Cause

Your installed battery is faulty.

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

See “Status Indicator Panel” on page 21.

You re running an application that uses a lot of power due to frequent hard drive, optical drive, or Wireless LAN use.

The power savings features may be disabled.

The brightness is turned all the way up.

The battery is very old.

Battery was exposed to high temperatures.

The battery is too hot or too cold.

Shutdown and Startup Problems

The Suspend/Resume button does not work.

Suspend/Resume button is disabled.

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

There may be application software. conflict

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

Internal hard drive was not detected.

Possible Solutions

Use both the primary battery and an optional second battery and/or use a power adapter for this application when at all possible.

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.

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.

Select the “Choose what the power button does” option.

Close all applications and try the button again.

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 43.

Use the BIOS setup utility or Primary Master submenu, located within the Main menu, to try to auto detect the internal hard drive.

77 - Troubleshooting

Problem

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

(continued)

Possible Cause

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

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

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

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

BIOS setup changes were not saved before you exited the utility.

The BIOS CMOS hold-up battery has failed.

Video Problems

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

BOOK notebook.

The notebook is set for an external monitor only.

Possible Solutions

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 43.

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. LIFEBOOK

Make sure you select Save Changes And Exit when exiting the BIOS setup utility.

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

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

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

Power management timeouts may be set for short intervals and you didn’t see the display come on and go off.

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

Pressing [F10] 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.

Move the display and the brightness control until you have adequate visibility. Pressing either the [F6] or [F7] keys while holding down the [Fn] key also allows you to change the brightness level of the display.

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)

Contact your support representative.

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Problem

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

Possible Cause

The notebook has gone into

Video timeout, Standby, or

Save-to-Disk mode because you have not used it for a period of time.

Power management timeouts may be set for short intervals and you didn’t notice the display come on and go off.

The system may be passwordprotected.

Your display won’t turn on when the system is turned on or when it has resumed.

The display does not close.

A small object such as a paper clip is stuck between the display and keyboard.

The display has bright or dark spots.

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

The application display uses only a portion of your screen and is surrounded by a dark frame.

The Display is dark when on battery power.

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

You’re running an application that doesn’t support the system’s native pixel resolution and display compression is enabled.

Power Management default is set on low to conserve power.

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 Savings menu of the setup utility to adjust the timeout values to better suit your operation needs.

See “BIOS Setup Utility” on page 43.

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)

Check the status indicator panel to verify that the Security icon is blinking. If it is blinking, enter your password.

Remove all foreign objects from the keyboard.

This is normal; do nothing.

Display is faulty; contact your support representative.

Display compression gives a clearer but smaller display for applications that do not support the system’s native pixel resolution. You can fill the screen but have less resolution by changing display compression settings. These settings can be changed in the

Intel GMA control panel.

Press [Fn] + [F7] to increase brightness or double-click on the battery gauge and adjust Power Control under battery settings.

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Problem

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

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

Connectivity Problems

You are attempting to connect to the Internet, but you do not appear to have power to the WLAN.

Miscellaneous Problems

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

Possible Cause

Your external monitor is not properly installed.

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

Your external monitor is not compatible with your LIFE-

BOOK notebook.

The wireless device functions have been turned off.

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

Possible Solutions

Reinstall your device. See “External Video Port” on page 68.

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

See your monitor documentation and the External Monitor Support portions of the

Specifications section. See “Specifications” on page 99.

To activate the wireless LAN devices, press the [Fn] and [F5] keys at the same time.

When active, the wireless LAN indicator in the status indicator panel will glow. To turn the devices off, repeat the same step.

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 a list of error-and-status messages that the 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 the operating system documentation on screen and in the manual. If you can find no reference to the message, contact a support representative.

*Invalid NVRAM Data

Problem with NVRAM access. In the unlikely case that you see this message you may have a display problem. 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 not detected

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.

*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.

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

Displayed after any recoverable error message. Press [F1] key to Continue or [F2] key to Enter Setup.

*Real time clock error - Check date and time settings

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

*Fan error, system shutdown in 30s. Contact Fujitsu tech support

Fan error occurred. Please contact your sales representative.

*Fan error occurred during previous boot.

Fan error occurred during previous boot. Please contact your sales representative.

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Restoring Your System Image and Software

It is very important that you create DVD copies of your Factory Image and Bootable Disc before beginning to use your system. To do so, follow the instructions in the “Saving Your Factory Image” and “Creating Backup Images of Factory Image and Discs” sections of this chapter.

Saving and Recovering Your Factory and System Images

Along with instructions on saving your Factory Image, this document outlines several other important procedures, such as making a system image, restoring your Factory Image and system images, managing your images, and restoring the partitions on a hard drive.

I

N ORDER TO MAKE COPIES OF FACTORY AND SYSTEM IMAGES AND BURN BOOTABLE DISCS

YOU MUST HAVE AN INTERNAL OR EXTERNALLY

CONNECTED WRITABLE

DVD

DRIVE

.

I

T IS EXTREMELY IMPORTANT THAT YOU COPY YOUR

F

ACTORY

I

MAGE TO REMOVABLE MEDIA

(

E

.

G

., DVD

DISCS

). F

AILURE TO DO SO COULD RESULT

IN AN INABILITY TO RESTORE THE IMAGE AT A FUTURE DATE

.

W

E RECOMMEND THAT YOU USE

DVD-R

OR

DVD+R

DISCS FOR YOUR BACKUP

,

BUT SUPPORTED MEDIA

*

FOR IMAGE BACKUPS INCLUDE

:

F

OR FACTORY IMAGE

,

APPLICATION DATA

,

AND BOOTABLE DISC

: DVD-R/+R.

F

OR USER

-

CREATED BACKUP IMAGE

: DVD-R/+R, DVD-RW/+RW, DVD-DL.

* D

EPENDING UPON YOUR OPTICAL DRIVE AND MEDIA FORMAT USED

,

SOME MEDIA TYPES MAY BE INCOMPATIBLE FOR CREATING IMAGE BACKUPS

.

D

UE TO CERTAIN LICENSING REQUIREMENTS

,

SOME THIRD

-

PARTY APPLICATIONS WILL NEED TO BE INSTALLED SEPARATELY

.

Saving your Factory Image

When you purchased your new system, a copy of the pre-installed Factory Image was loaded into a hidden partition on your hard disk drive. Having a copy of the original Factory Image available to you means that in the event of system failure, you will be able to restore it to its original state.

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To make a copy of the Factory Image to DVD discs, you will need four or five blank discs (DVD-R or DVD+R discs are recommended) to create the copy. After creating the copy, be sure to label the discs and keep them in a safe place to ensure they do not get damaged.

Creating Backup Images of Factory Image and Bootable Disc

Using the [Manage/Change] button, you can create backup images of the Factory Image and/or Bootable Disc.

A

LL USER

-

CREATED DATA WILL BE DELETED FROM YOUR SYSTEM WHEN THE FACTORY IMAGE IS RESTORED

.

3

4

1

2

5

6

Launch System Backup and Restore from the desktop icon and click [Yes] on the User Account Control dialog.

Click [Next] on the Backup Your Data screen.

Select the [Manage/Create] tab, then click [Make Recovery Disc set] to burn your factory image to DVD.

On “Step 1: Please select a media type for Recovery Disc” screen select Media Type from the drop down box, then click [Next]. (Note: This screen shows the number of discs required for backup.)

On “Step 2: Confirm your Recovery Disc” both the Bootable Disc and Recovery disks are selected by default under

“List of Recovery Discs”. When the backup is created for the first time, these options should stay selected. Click

[Next].

Click [OK] on the “Attention about media” confirmation screen.

D

URING THE FOLLOWING PROCESS

,

YOU SHOULD CONNECT AN

AC A

DAPTER SINCE THE PROCESS MAY TAKE A LONG TIME

.

7

8

9

Click [Start] on “Step 3: Making Recovery Disc” .

The process will prompt you to insert your discs.

Once the process completes successfully, click [Finish] on “Step 4: Making Recovery Disc process has been completed” screen.

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Recovering Your Factory Image.

In the event you need to restore your original Factory Image, perform the following steps.

A

LL USER

-

CREATED DATA WILL BE DELETED FROM YOUR SYSTEM

WHEN THE

F

ACTORY

I

MAGE IS RESTORED

.

In order to recover your Factory Image, perform the steps outlined in “Running Recovery and Utility from hard disk”.

Backing Up a System Image

Optional Step: Launch the Fujitsu Bonus Apps utility from your desktop, and select the components you wish to install. (Alternatively, you can access Bonus Apps by opening Charms panel from Modern Start screen and searching for "Fujitsu BonusApps".)

User-Configured System Backups: On your desktop, there is a [System Backup and Restore] icon that allows you to make backups of your current system image either to another location on your hard drive or on removable media. A system image is the configuration of your C: drive at a particular point of time.

You may want to make system image backups occasionally in order to have points to which you can return without having to go all the way back to the Factory Image.

By default, system images are saved in the D: drive in the System Backup and Restore folder. You can also elect to save the image to an external hard drive.

1

2

3

4

5

Launch System Backup and Restore from the desktop icon and click [Yes] on User Account Control dialog

Click [Next] on Backup Your Data screen

Select the [Backup] tab on System Backup and Restore screen.

Click the [Backup User System] button.

On the “Step 1: Select a backup destination” screen select your destination drive. By default the Destination is set to D: drive. You can also select the [Other drive] option to back up to an external drive. Select whether you would like the system to [Shutdown] or [Restart] after the process is completed.

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6

7

8

9

10

On the “Step 2: Name your backup images” screen that appears, you can enter up to 300 characters of information about the backup file. This information will help you to identify the image at a later date.

On “Step 3: Backup the entire C: drive image” verify your backup settings and click [Next].

Click [OK] on “Step 4: Please confirm the following before starting your backup” to restart you computer and begin backup.

After backup completes and the system restarts, “Step 5: Backup Completed. Confirm the results” screen should appear on your desktop confirming that backup image has been created successfully. Click [Close] to close System

Backup and Restore dialog.

Click [OK] to quit the System Backup and Restore utility.

Managing Your Backup Images

With the System Backup and Restore tool you can also make copies of backup images, archive them on DVD, or delete them from your hard drive.

1

2

3

4

Launch System Backup and Restore from the desktop icon and click [Yes] on User Account Control dialog.

Click [Next] on the Backup Your Data screen.

Select the [Create/Manage] tab and click on [Manage User System Backup].

In the next window there are three options allowing you to [Copy], [Delete], or [Add Comment] to your images.

Click the action button you would like to perform:

Selecting [Copy] option (Note that you must have an external disk drive connected for the [Copy] button to work, otherwise an attempt to copy will result in an error.) a.

On “Step 1: Select a backup file that you wish to copy”, select the location of a backup file. A list of backup files will appear. Select the file you wish to copy from the list and click [Next].

b. On “Step 2: Select a drive to copy a backup file”, select the destination drive and click [Next].

c.

On “Step 3: Start to copy the following information” confirm the information and click [Start].

d.

“Step 4: Processing backup data copying” screen displays the progress bar.

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e.

Click [Finish] on “Step 5: Copy completed. Confirm the results” screen.

Selecting “Delete” option a.

On “Step 1: Please select your target data” screen select location of a backup file. A list of backup files will appear. Select the file(s) you wish to delete and click [Next].

b.

Click [Start] on “Step 2: Delete backup data” screen.

c.

Click [OK] to the confirmation message.

d.

Click [Finish] on “Step 4: Delete process has been completed” screen.

Selecting “Add Comment” option

a. On the “Step 1: Select target data” screen select location of a backup file. A list of backup files will appear.

Select the file you wish to add comments to and click [Next].

b. On the “Step 2: Add comment” screen, type in a maximum of 300 characters in “Comment” text area and click [Add].

c. Click [Finish] on the “Step 3: Adding comment has been completed” screen.

Restoring your backup images

1

2

3

4

5

6

Launch System Backup and Restore from the desktop icon and click [Yes] on the User Account Control dialog

Click [Next] on the Backup Your Data screen

Select the Restore tab and click on “Restore User System Backup”

On “Step 1: Please confirm the following before starting restore process”, confirm information and click [OK]. The system will restart to begin restoring your backup.

After the system restarts, the “Explanation about Restore User System Backup” screen is shown. Once you read the

EULA, select [Agree] choice and click [Next].

Select an image to restore from the Backup data list and click [Next]

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7

8

Click [Start] on “Confirm before restoration” screen

Once restoration finishes, click [Close] in “Finished restoration” screen, the computer will restart to Windows.

Using the Recovery and Utility Tools

The Recovery and Utility tools consist of a variety of tools that will help you recover your Factory Image, recover system images, and delete the data from your hard disk.

Methods for accessing the utilities

Recovery and Utility Tools are preinstalled in a hidden partition by the factory, or they can be accessed by using the bootable disc. Please note that you can delete Recovery and Utility tools from your hard disk drive if you modify the partitions. In this case you will not be able to use the hidden partition for booting to Recovery and Utility Tools, but you will still be able to boot from the Bootable Disc.

Determining whether Recovery and Utility is pre-loaded

1

2

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

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 Bootable

Disc” if <Recovery and Utility> is unavailable.

Running Recovery and Utility from hard disk

1

2

3

4

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

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

Choose your Language (English or French).

Three tool options appear: Diagnostics, Recovery and Utility (Please see Recovery and Utility tools section below for instructions on how to use these tools).

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Running Recovery and Utility from the Bootable disc

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

2

3

4

5

Power on your system. When the Fujitsu logo appears on the screen. press the [F12] key.

Highlight the CD/DVD option from the Boot menu, then press [Enter].

Insert the bootable disc into the drive tray.

Click [OK].

Select CD/DVD boot mode: UEFI Mode) and press [Enter]. While the files are being loaded from the disc, the

Fujitsu logo screen will appear followed by a progress bar screen at the bottom of the screen.

Recovery and Utility tools

Diagnostics tool: The Diagnostics tool is designed for use by IT professionals. It is not likely you will need to use this tool. If you should need to use this tool, perform the following steps:

1

Press the “Diagnostics Tool” button to start the Diagnostics tool. A progress bar appears while the Diagnostics tool is starting up.

2

3

4

Read the note, then click [OK].

Choose one or more of the following options for diagnostics on the “Fujitsu Hardware Diagnostics Tool window”:

CPU, Memory, Display, Hard Disk, CD/DVD/BD, Floppy Disk, Keyboard, and Mouse. Click the [Option] button to specify how many times the tool should run diagnostics on each selected component. Press [Execute] to start the

Diagnostics tool.

After the execution is completed, the selected components are circled in red to indicated that they have been diagnosed and the result dialog window is opened.

5

Click [End] to close the Diagnostics tool, then click [Yes] to confirm the end of diagnostics session.

Recovery tool: The Recovery tool contains three options. User System Backups: Recovering C: Drive from D: Drive or external storage device), Restore C: Drive: Restore factory image (only C: drive), and Restore Full Hard Drive:

Restore factory image (full hard drive).You can use these tools to restore the Factory Image from the hidden

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partition, restore backup image(s) created by you or images stored on DVD discs, and perform a full hard drive recovery. Please refer to instructions above for details on how to create Factory Image Recovery DVDs, user backup

DVDs and system image backup.

To recover from D: drive or external storage device:

1

Click [User System Backups]

2

3

The progress bar screen is followed by EULA screen. Click [Agree] to accept the EULA.

On “Select an image to restore” screen select the image to restore from the list of images and click [Next].

4

5

Click [Start] on the “Confirm before restoration” screen to begin the restoration process.

Once restoration finishes, click [Close] in the “Finished restoration” screen; the computer will restart to Windows.

To restore from the Factory Image (hidden partition):

1

2

3

4

5

6

Click [Restore C: drive].

The progress bar screen is followed by “Restore Factory Image (only C: drive) screen confirming that the Factory

Image will be restored to the C: drive and D: drive data will remain. Click [Next].

Read the instruction screen and select [Agree], then [Next].

Click [OK] to the warning message to restore factory image to the C: drive.

When the progress bar screen, wait for the process to complete.

Click [Finish] when the process completes; the computer will restart to Windows.

To restore full hard drive:

Follow the steps in section “Recovering your Factory Image using Recovery and Utility (for new hard drive or

non-bootable hard drive)

Utility tool: The Utility tool contains two options: Hard Disk Data Delete and Partition Creation.

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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.

To delete hard disk data: a . Click the [Hard Disk Data Delete] button b.

The progress bar appears, followed by the EULA screen.

c.

Agree to the EULA and click [Next].

d.

Choose the hard disk from which the data should be deleted in the list of hard disks and click [Next].

The Partition Creation utility is used to change the C: and D: drive partition sizes. To run this utility: a.

Click the [Partition Creation] button.

b.

A progress bar screen appears, followed by the EULA screen. Agree to the EULA.

c.

On the Recovery Tool - Partition Creation screen move the slider to set disk size, then click [OK].

d. Click YES in the Partition Creation confirmation dialog.

1

2

3

4

Recovering your Factory Image using Recovery and Utility (for new hard drive or non-bootable hard drive)

If you have installed a new hard drive or your hard drive is not bootable, perform the following steps.

5

6

7

8

9

Power on your system. When the Fujitsu logo appears on the screen, press the [Enter] key.

Highlight the CD/DVD option from the Boot Menu and press [Enter].

Insert the bootable disc in your DVD drive, then click [OK].

Select CD/DVD boot mode: UEFI Mode and press [Enter]. While the files are being loaded from the disc, Fujitsu logo screen will appear followed by a progress bar screen at the bottom of the screen.

Choose your language ([English or French).

Three tool options appear: Diagnostics, Recovery and Utility. Select [Recovery].

Select [Restore full hard drive].

Click [Next] to confirm full hard drive restoration. (All data on HDD will be deleted).

Agree to EULA by selecting [Agree] option and clicking [Next].

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13

14

15

16

Click [Next] on the Recovery Disk Check screen to verify that the bootable disk has been inserted into the optical drive.

The Checking for Recovery Disk screen appears followed by the prompt to insert the first disk. Click [OK] to continue. Repeat this step for all disks. After all recovery disks have been checked and the check has been completed, click [Next]

Reinsert the first recovery disk and click [Next]

Click [OK] when you receive the final warning informing you that all data on drives C: and D: will be lost. This starts the recovery process.

Follow the prompts to insert the next recovery disks and click [OK].

After the copying of the factory image to the HDD completes and the factory image is restored, follow the prompt to insert bootable disk.

After the restore process is complete, click [Finish] to restart the system. The computer will restart automatically and then go through the first boot process.

Downloading Driver Updates

The Fujitsu Software Download Manager (FSDM) utility is available to allow you to download the latest drivers, utilities, and applications from the Fujitsu Support site. If you have a Windows 8 or Windows 7 operating system, you will need to go to the Support Site (http://support.fujitsupc.com/CS/Portal/support.do?srch=DOWNLOADS).

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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

LIFEBOOK

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 SLEEP

MODE

,

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

.

Your 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.

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To protect your notebook from damage and to optimize system performance, be sure to keep all air 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.

2

3

Position it so that the liquid can run out.

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 Fujitsu 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 LIFEBOOK notebook in a briefcase, or any other carrying case, make sure that there are no objects in the case pressing on the lid.

Never position your notebook such that the optical drive is supporting the weight of the notebook.

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.

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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, polish with a dry, soft, lint-free cloth until solution is no longer visible.

LCD display

To clean the LCD display, 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.

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.

U

SE OF INCORRECT CLEANERS CAN RESULT IN OPTICAL IMPAIRMENT OF THE

LCD

AND

/

OR DAMAGE TO THE COMPUTER

. A

LWAYS REFER TO THE

CLEANER MANUFACTURER

'

S GUIDELINES AND MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEETS FOR PROPER HANDLING AND USE OF THE PRODUCTS

.

N

EVER USE AMMONIA

,

ACIDIC

,

OR ALKALINE CLEANERS OR ORGANIC CHEMICALS SUCH AS PAINT THINNER

,

ACETONE

,

PROPYL OR ISOPROPYL

ALCOHOL

,

OR KEROSENE

. I

T MAY DAMAGE SURFACE FINISHES AND THE COATING OF THE

LCD

SCREEN

.

N

EVER USE COMPRESSED AIR FOR CLEANING

S

TYLISTIC AND

LIFEBOOK PC

S

.

Storing your LIFEBOOK notebook

If storing your notebook for a month or longer, turn your LIFEBOOK notebook off, fully charge the battery, then remove and store all Lithium ion batteries.

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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).

A

LWAYS POWER OFF THE COMPUTER BEFORE TRANSPORTING AND

/

OR PACKAGING IT

. A

FTER SHUTTING DOWN THE SYSTEM

,

WAIT UNTIL THE STATUS

LED

PANEL INDICATES POWER OFF CONDITION

(

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Traveling with your LIFEBOOK notebook

Do not transport your notebook while it is turned on.

Always bring your System Recovery disc when you travel. If you experience system software problems while traveling, you may need it to correct any problems. 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 Outlet Type Location

United States, Canada, parts of Latin America,

Mexico, Japan, Korea, the Philippines, Taiwan

United Kingdom, Ireland, Malaysia, Singapore, parts of Africa

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

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China, Australia, New Zealand

It is recommended that you carry your notebook with you while traveling, rather than checking it in as baggage.

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 handinspected by security personnel. Security officials may require you to turn your notebook on, so make sure you have a charged battery on hand.

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 loose 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 battery life.

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.

Keep brightness to the lowest level comfortable.

Turn off the Wireless LAN/Bluetooth devices when not in use by clicking the [Fn]+[F5] key combination.

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.

Limit your media drive access.

Disable the Media Player auto insert notification function.

Always use fully charged batteries.

Eject ExpressCards when not in use.

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Media Care

Caring for your Media (DVD/CD/CD-R)

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 or get dust on media discs.

Do not scratch media discs.

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.

Never write on the label surface with a ballpoint pen or pencil. Always use a felt pen.

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 Optical Drive

Your 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 or a damp or dusty environment.

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 the drive.

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ExpressCards/SD Cards

Caring for your Cards

Media are durable, but you must treat them with care. The documentation supplied with your card will provide specific information, but you should pay attention to the following points:

To keep out dust and dirt, store cards in their protective sleeves when they are not installed.

Avoid prolonged exposure to direct sunlight or excessive heat.

Keep the cards dry.

Do not flex or bend the cards, and do not place heavy objects on top of them.

Do not force cards into the slot.

Avoid dropping cards, or subjecting them to excessive vibration.

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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.

Microprocessor

3rd Generation Intel® Core™ processor family

Chipset

Mobile Intel HM76 Express

Memory

System Memory

DDR3-1600 MHz SDRAM dual-channel memory module.

Two DIMM slots; upgradeable to 16 GB of total memory (8 GB x 2)

Cache Memory

3 MB L3 cache on-die

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Video

Built-in color flat-panel TFT active matrix high-definition touchscreen LCD display with simultaneous display capability.

Video Color and Resolution

15.6" Crystal View Wide XGA:

Internal: 1366 x 768 pixel resolution, 16M colors

External: 1920 x 1200 pixel resolution, 16M colors

Simultaneous: 1360 x 768, 16M colors

Video RAM

Shared Intel® HD Graphics 4000 controller. Uses Unified Memory Architecture (UMA) built onto motherboard which shares part of main memory for video memory. The amount of shared video memory is determined by the amount of system memory.

Audio

Realtek codec ALC269-VC2 with 2-channel High Definition (HD) audio.

Headphones: Stereo headphone/line-out jack, 3.5 mm, 1 V rms

or less, min. impedance 32 Ohms

Microphone: Stereo microphone/line-in jack, 3.5 mm, 100 mV p-p

or less, min. impedance 10K Ohms

Two built-in boxless stereo speakers

Mass Storage Device Options

Hard Drive

Serial ATA, 5400 rpm. The hard drive capacity is dependent upon the system configuration.

Optical Drive

Dual-Layer Multi-Format DVD Writer: This drive lets you access movies, audio DVD/CDs, and software, and read and write to CD-R, CD-RW, DVD-R, DVD+R, DVD-RW, DVD+RW, and DVD RAM discs. The dual-layer architecture allows you to record up to 8.5 GB of data on DVD+R discs.

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Features

Integrated Pointing Devices

Touchpad pointing device

High-definition touchscreen display

Communications

LAN: Internal wired 10/100/1000 Giga LAN

Wireless LAN: Intel® Centrino® Wireless-N 2230

Bluetooth: Bluetooth V4.0+HS device for wireless personal area network communication is located on the

Wireless LAN module

Theft Prevention Lock

Lock slot for use with security restraint systems.

Device Ports

ExpressCard slot for one 34 mm ExpressCard

SD Card slot for one SD, SDHC, or SDXC Card

One 15-pin D-SUB connector for VGA external monitor (analog RGB port)

Three USB 3.0 (Universal Serial Bus) connectors for input/output devices (including one with Anytime USB

Charge capability)

One USB 2.0 (Universal Serial Bus) connector for input/output devices

One DC In connector

One LAN (RJ-45) connector

One HDMI jack

One stereo headphone/line-out jack

One stereo microphone/line-in jack

One HD web camera (1200x768 pixel) with digital microphone

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Keyboard

Built-in keyboard including integrated 10-key keypad

Total number of keys: 103

Integrated 10-key keypad

Function keys: [F1] through [F12]

Feature extension key: Fn

Two Windows keys: one Start key and one Application key

Key pitch: 18.4 mm / Key stroke: 2.0 mm +0.2 mm

Built-in Touchpad pointing device with left and right buttons.

Spill-resistant keyboard

Built-in Palm Rest

USB-compatible keyboard and/or mouse support

Power

Battery

Lithium ion battery, rechargeable, 6-cell, 10.8V, 4400 mAh

AC Adapter

Autosensing 100-240V AC, supplying 19V DC, 3.42A, 65W to the LIFEBOOK; includes an AC cable

Power Management

Conforms to ACPI (Advanced Configuration and Power Interface)

Dimensions and Weight

Overall Dimensions

Approximately 14.9"(w) x 9.9"(d) x 1.15/1.35” (h) (378 mm x 252 mm x 29.2/34.4 mm)

Weight

Approximately 5.7 lbs. (2.6 kg) with 6-cell battery

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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; 20% to 80%, relative, non-condensing

Popular Accessories

For ordering or additional information on Fujitsu accessories please visit our Web site at www.shopfujitsu.com or call 1-800-FUJITSU.

Included Software

Depending on your pre-installed operating system, your notebook comes with 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 software included with your system.

Adobe Reader

Norton Internet Security™ (60-day free trial)

Norton Studio

Skype

Roxio Creator LJ

CyberLink YouCam

CyberLink PowerDirector

CyberLink PowerDVD

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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 pre-installed software. Any manuals that are not included, are available online through the help system of the software. We recommend that you review these manuals for information on the use of these applications.

Adobe Reader

Adobe Reader allows you to view, navigate, and print PDF files across all major computing platforms.

Norton Studio

Easily manage your Norton™ protection for your PCs and other devices right from your Windows® 8 tile interface desktop. Designed and optimized for Windows 8 tile interface, Norton Studio lets you view, control, fix, update, and renew all your Norton protection products from a single screen.

Norton Internet Security

Your system includes a free 60-day trial version of Symantec’s Norton Internet Security™. Internet Security is a suite of tools designed to protect your notebook from computer viruses, hackers, spyware, and spam. It assists in the protection of data currently on your hard disk from destruction or contamination. The trial version is activated upon your acceptance of software license agreement. After 60 days, you will need to purchase a subscription from Symantec to download latest virus, spyware, and spam definitions.

Skype

Skype allows users to communicate with peers by voice, video, and instant messaging over the Internet. Skype can be used to place phone calls on traditional telephone networks. Calls to other users within Skype are free, while calls to landlines and cell phones are charged via a user account system. Skype is also a popular tool for file transfer and teleconferencing.

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Roxio Creator LJ

Roxio Creator lets you burn CDs and organize, edit and share digital photos, music, data, or videos.

CyberLink PowerDVD

CyberLink PowerDVD allows you to view DVDs on your computer.

CyberLink PowerDirector

CyberLink PowerDirector allows you to edit and enhance your videos, and add special effects to them.

CyberLink YouCam

CyberLink YouCam allows you to capture photos or movies on the embedded webcam, add special effects to them, and share them in a variety of formats or via social networks.

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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. For details, refer to on “Ad Hoc Mode” on page 123

AGP

Accelerated Graphics Port. Graphics port specifically designed for graphics-intensive devices, such as video cards and

3D accelerators.

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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

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.

Bit

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.

Channel

Range of narrow-band frequencies used by the WLAN device to transmit data.

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CMOS RAM

Complementary metal oxide semiconductor random access memory. This is a technology for manufacturing random access memory which requires very low levels of power to operate.

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

The information a system stores and processes.

DC

Direct current. A voltage or current that does not fluctuate periodically with time.

Default Value

A pre-programmed value to be used if you fail to set your own.

DHCP

Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol. Protocol used to automatically acquire parameters required for 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, such as a hard drive.

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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.

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.

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.

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.

ESD

Electro-Static 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.

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FCC

Federal Communication Commission.

GB

Gigabyte. One billion bytes.

Hard drive

A spinning platter of magnetic data storage media where the platter is very stiff.

I/O

Input/Output. Data entering and leaving your notebook in electronic form.

I/O Port

The connector and associated control circuits for data entering and leaving your notebook in electronic form.

IDE

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.

IEEE802.11b

WLAN 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.

IEEE802.11n

Wireless LAN standard that supports a maximum data rate of up to 150 Mbps. 802.11n devices operate in the 2.4 and

5 GHz ISM bands.

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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 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

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.

IRQ

Interrupt Request. An acronym for the hardware signal to the CPU that an external event has occurred which needs to be processed.

KB

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.

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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.

MAC Address

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.

MB

Megabyte. One million bytes.

Megahertz / MHz

1,000,000 cycles per second.

Memory

A repository for data and applications which is readily accessible to your LIFEBOOK notebook’s CPU.

Monaural

A system using one channel to process sound from all sources.

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.

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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 form required by a specific model of microprocessor in order to produce the desired results from that particular equipment.

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.

PCMCIA

PCMCIA is a trademark of the Personal Computer Memory Card International Association. The Personal Computer

Memory Card International Association is an organization that sets standards for add-in cards for personal computers.

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.

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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.

Protocol

Procedures and rules use to send and receive data between computers. It is also a method of sending and receiving data and a 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.

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Reset / Restart

The act of reloading the operating system. A reset erases all information stored in RAM.

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.

SDRAM

Synchronous Dynamic Random Access Memory.

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 clear-text 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.

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Status Indicator

A display which reports the condition of some portion of your hardware. On your LIFEBOOK notebook this is an LCD screen just above the keyboard.

Stereo (audio)

A system using two channels to process sound from two different sources.

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.

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

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.

Touchscreen

A computer display that enables the user to interact with the computer by touching areas on the screen.

UL

Underwriters Laboratories – An independent organization that tests and certifies the electrical safety of devices.

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.

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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 complies with Canadian ICES-003.

Cet appareil numérique de classe B respecte la norme canadienne ICES-003.

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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 cables and equipment other than those specified

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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.

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:

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Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna.

Increase the distance between the equipment and the receiver.

Connect the equipment to an outlet on a circuit different from the one the receiver is connected to.

Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV technician for help.

FCC Radio Frequency Exposure statement

This equipment complies with FCC radiation exposure limits set forth for an uncontrolled environment. This equipment should be installed and operated with a minimum distance of 20 centimeters between the Wireless LAN antenna (located on the top edge of the LCD screen) and your body. The transmitters in this device must not be co-located or operated in conjunction with any other antenna or transmitter.

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Figure A-1. Ad Hoc Mode Network

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 America 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.

121 -

Before Using the Wireless LAN

This manual describes the procedures required to properly setup and configure the optional integrated Wireless LAN

Mini Card device (referred to as “WLAN device” in the rest of the manual). Before using the WLAN device, read this manual carefully to ensure its correct operation.

Wireless LAN Devices Covered by this Document

This document is applicable to systems containing the following WLAN device:

Integrated Intel® Centrino® Wireless-N 2230

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 four operating modes, IEEE802.11a, IEEE802.11b, IEEE802.11g, and

IEEE802.11n.

The WLAN device is Wi-Fi certified and operate (as applicable) at a the maximum data rate of 450 Mbps

(theoretical) in IEEE802.11n mode; 54 Mbps in 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.

122 - Before Using the Wireless LAN

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 (service set identifier), network authentication, and encryption key settings are identically configured on all computers in the Ad Hoc network.

Ad Hoc Mode Network

123 - Before Using the Wireless LAN

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 wired LAN in order to access computers, devices, and services such as file servers, printers, and databases.

Access Point (Infrastructure) Mode Network

Wired LAN

Internet

ADSL modem, cable modem, or similar

Access Point*

Wireless LAN

124 - Before Using the Wireless LAN

*An optional hub for a wired

LAN may be required depending upon the type of access point used.

How to Handle This Device

The WLAN device is an optional device that may come 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.

Wireless Network Considerations

The WLAN device supports IEEE802.11b, IEEE802.11g, and IEEE802.11n.

The WLAN device operates in the 2.4 GHz ISM band.

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/n devices.

Wireless devices that transmit in the 2.4 GHz range may interfere with operation of WLAN devices in

IEEE802.11b/g/n 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.

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

[Fn]+[F5] key combination 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.).

Disconnecting using the function keys

To toggle the wireless devices on and off, press the [Fn} key while clicking the [F5] key.

Disconnecting 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

2

Right-click the WLAN icon in the taskbar at the bottom right of your screen.

Choose Disconnect from a network.

125 - Before Using the Wireless LAN

Activating the WLAN Device

Activation of the WLAN device can be accomplished using the same methods as the deactivation process

Using the [Fn]+[F5] key combination

In Windows, by right-clicking the WLAN icon then clicking “Connect to a network”

Configuration of the WLAN Device

The optional WLAN device can be configured to establish wireless network connectivity using the software that is built into Windows. 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

1

2

3

4

5

From Modern Start screen press [Windows]+[X], then select Control Panel from the menu.

If the Control Panel is not in Classic View, select Classic View from the left panel. Double-click the Network and

Sharing Center icon. Select "Setup a new connection or network".

Depending upon what type of connection you would like to make, make a selection. For an infrastructure network, select “Manually connect to a wireless network”.

Enter the required information. You may need to consult with your network administrator for some information.

In the event you require assistance, go to the Network and Sharing Center window (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

2

3

Click on the WLAN icon in the system tray.

Select “Connect to a network”.

Select a network from the list that appears, and click the [Connect] button.

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.

126 - Configuration of the WLAN Device

Troubleshooting the WLAN

Troubleshooting Table

Causes and countermeasures for troubles you may encounter while using your wireless LAN are described in the following table.

Problem

Unavailable network connection

Possible Cause

Incorrect network name

(SSID) or network key

Weak received signal strength and/or link quality

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 the 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.

Please consult your network administrator for this value, if necessary.

Ad hoc connection: Retry connection after shortening the distance to the destination computer or removing any obstacles for better sight.

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. Also verify “Disable Radio” is not checked in “Network setting” window.

The WLAN device has been deactivated or disabled

The computer to be connected is turned off

Check if the computer to be connected is turned ON.

127 - Troubleshooting the WLAN

Problem

Unavailable network connection

(continued)

Possible Cause

RF interference from

Access Points or other wireless networks

Wireless network authentication has failed

Possible Solution

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 misconfigured 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.

128 - Troubleshooting the WLAN

WLAN Specifications

Item

Type of network

Transfer rate

Active frequency

Number of channels

Typical operating distances**

Security

Maximum recommended number of computers to be connected over wireless

LAN (during ad hoc connection)

Specification

The integrated Intel Centrino Wireless-N 2230 device conforms to 802.11b/g, and 802.11n, Wi-Fi based*.

(Automatic switching) 150 Mbps (IEEE802.11n) maximum data rate.

802.11n: 2.4 GHz

802.11b/g: 2400~2473 MHz

802.11b/g: 11 channels, 3 non-overlapping channels

802.11n:

2.4 GHz - 3 non-overlapping channels when Channel Bonding is not used; 2 non-overlapping channels when Channel Bonding is used.

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

802.11n: Operating distance to be determined upon release of standard.

Encryption Types - WEP, TKIP, AES***, WPA 1.0, WPA2,CCX compliant

Encryption Key lengths Supported: 64 bits and 128 bits 802.1x/EAP

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.

129 - WLAN Specifications

Using the Bluetooth Device

The Bluetooth 4.0+HS module is located on the Integrated Intel® Centrino® Wireless LAN module.

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.

T

O ENABLE OR DISABLE EITHER THE

W

IRELESS

LAN

OR

B

LUETOOTH DEVICES INDIVIDUALLY

,

PERFORM THE FOLLOWING STEPS

:

> T

URN ON THE

WLAN/B

LUETOOTH SWITCH

.

> G

O TO THE

M

ODERN

S

TART SCREEN

-> C

HARMS

-> S

ETTINGS

-> C

HANGE

PC

SETTINGS

-> W

IRELESS

.

> U

NDER

WI

RELESS

->W

IRELESS DEVICES

,

CLICK ON

"B

LUETOOTH

"

SWITCH TO TURN IT ON

.

Where to Find Information About Bluetooth

For additional information about Bluetooth Technology, visit the Bluetooth Web site at: www.bluetooth.com.

130 - 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 on the front edge of the right palm rest 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.

131 - Using the Bluetooth Device

Appendix B: Using Intel® Wireless Display

Using the Wireless Display technology

Intel® Wireless Display (WiDi) is a new technology that is available as an option on selected Fujitsu LIFEBOOK computers. If you have Intel WiDi on your system, please read these instructions and information regarding its use.

Intel WiDi lets users enjoy and share PC content from an Intel® Core™ processor-based notebook with their big screen

TV. With Intel WiDi, you can use your big screen TV to view data and applications from your hard drive, home network, or the Internet. It’s no longer necessary for friends and families to crowd around the PC to enjoy content stored or accessed there.

As its name implies, Intel WiDi is a wireless technology. Note, however, that it requires a third-party display adapter in order to be used. The display adapter is attached to the TV via HDMI (preferred) or composite A/V cables.

F

IRST GENERATION DISPLAY ADAPTERS ARE AVAILABLE FROM ELECTRONICS RETAILERS

. A

NY DISPLAY ADAPTER THAT IS COMPATIBLE WITH

I

NTEL

W

IRELESS

D

ISPLAY CAN BE USED WITH THIS TECHNOLOGY

. I

F YOUR TELEVISION HAS

HDMI

PORTS

,

THAT IS THE PREFERRED METHOD OF CONNECTION

AS OPPOSED TO COMPOSITE CABLE CONNECTION

.

132

I

F YOU PURCHASED A SYSTEM WITH AN

I

NTEL WIRELESS

LAN

AND OPTIONAL

I

NTEL

W

I

D

I TECHNOLOGY

,

THE

W

I

D

I APPLICATION MAY OR MAY

NOT BE PRE

-

INSTALLED

(

DEPENDING UPOON YOUR SYSTEM CONFIGURATION

). S

YSTEMS WITH

I

NTEL

W

I

D

I PRE

-

INSTALLED WILL HAVE A

W

I

D

I ICON

LOCATED ON THEIR DESKTOP

.

T

HE

I

NTEL

W

I

D

I

T

ECHNOLOGY WILL ONLY WORK IN COMBINATION WITH AN

I

NTEL

W

IRELESS

LAN.

O

NLY

W

INDOWS

M

EDIA

P

LAYER CAN BE USED AS THE MEDIA PLAYER FOR

W

I

D

I

3.0.

B

EFORE USING

I

NTEL

W

I

D

I

,

BE SURE THAT THE SYSTEM

S WIRELESS DEVICE SWITCH IS TURNED ON

.

N

OTE THAT SECURE CONTENTS ARE NOT SUPPORTED BY

I

NTEL

W

I

D

I

3.0. C

ONTENT REQUIRING OUTPUT PROTECTION SUCH AS

DVD

MOVIE

PLAYBACK IS NOT SUPPORTED BY

W

I

D

I

.

T

HERE MAY BE A SLIGHT TIME LAG WHEN USING

W

I

D

I WHEN YOU MOVE THE MOUSE OR TYPE IN CHARACTERS

.

T

HE FIRST TIME YOU USE

W

I

D

I

,

THE DEFAULT DISPLAY RESOLUTION IS

1280

X

720. I

F YOU WOULD LIKE TO CHANGE THE RESOLUTION

,

GO TO THE

C

ONTROL

P

ANEL

-> D

ISPLAY

P

ROPERTIES UNDER THE

S

ETTINGS TAB

. O

NCE YOU HAVE SET THE RESOLUTION

,

IT WILL BECOME THE DEFAULT UNLESS

YOU CHANGE IT AGAIN

.

Starting the WiDi application

To launch Intel® Wireless Display, perform the following steps:

1

2

3

Verify that you have a display adapter connected to the television on which you want to use WiDi and turn on the television.

If you haven’t yet turned on the wireless device switch on your notebook, do so now.

Click on the WiDi icon on your desktop or the Start menu shortcut.

4

The PC content is displayed on the big screen TV.

After the initial set-up between the laptop and a compatible display adapter, you can set the adapter as the default to auto-connect. In the future, simply opening the application will automatically connect the two.

For detailed information about using and troubleshooting the WiDi technology, click on the WiDi icon then click the

[Help] button in the upper right-hand corner to open the Wireless Display Help file.

133 - Using the Wireless Display technology

Figure A-1. Ad Hoc Mode Network

Index

A

About This Guide

AC

adapter

37

7

plug adapters

Air Vents

20

Anti-theft lock slot

95

18

Auto/Airline Adapter

37

B

Battery

49

alarm

bay

care

20

Charge/DC-In Indicator

cold-swapping replacing

shorted

Standby mode

52

conserving power dead

96

faulty

51

76

77

hot-swapping increasing life

Level Indicator

52

96

22

lithium ion battery

low

51

problems

76

recharging

50

52

51

,

77

51

45

49

21

,

22

134

BIOS guide

43

setup utility

Bluetooth

Built-in Speakers

43

Where to Find Information

73

130

C

Camera

Clicking

Cursor

12

CapsLock

28

Cold-swapping

Controls and Connectors

Conventions Used in the Guide

27

23

Cursor Keys

25

52

Configuration Label

99

Connecting the Power Adapters

11

7

37

D

DC Output Cable

DC Power Jack

Device Ports

DIMM

63

66

Display Panel

adjusting

brightness

opening

37

38

,

Digital Microphone

12

39

37

101

,

39

12

38

problems

30

78

Double-Clicking

Dragging

,

28

79

E

ECO mode

26

Error Messages

ExpressCard installing problems

Slot

16

using

59

81

59

75

F

Fujitsu Contact Information

Fujitsu LifeBook

traveling

Function Key

F10

F3

F4

F6

F7

F8

F9

FN

26

25

25

25

26

26

26

25

,

,

,

26

35

35

95

8

H

Hard Disk Drive

access indicator

problems

Headphone Jack

Hot-swapping

74

52

67

Hibernation Feature

disable/enable

23

46

46

135

I

Internal LAN

66

K

Keyboard

12

,

cursor keys function keys

25

numeric keypad problems

24

24

74

Windows keys

25

24

L

LAN (RJ-45) Jack

Line-In Jack

68

67

18

Line-Out Jack

Lithium ion Battery

49

M

Media Player

battery power

care

97

Control Panel loading using

57

Memory

capacity

Microphone

54

removing

Software

65

,

compartment installing problems removing

54

upgrade module

12

56

63

74

65

Microphone Jack

57

57

56

19

68

,

63

63

Mouse problems

74

N

NumLk

23

O

Optical Drive

17

tray release

,

18

Modular Multi-Format DVD Writer

release button

56

,

18

54

54

P

Power

AC adapter

Auto/Airline adapter failure

management

off

on

47

41

problems sources

76

37

37

77

Power On Self Test

104

45

Power Management

45

41

37

Power/Suspend/Resume Button

Pre-Installed Software

Adobe Acrobat Reader

manuals

104

12

R

Registration

Restarting

Restoring Your Pre-installed Software

RJ-45

66

44

47

82

136

S

SD Card removing

SDRAM

19

,

Sleep Mode

63

45

Specifications

Audio

100

Chipset

99

Dimensions and Weight

99

102

100

12

99

12

,

21

102

Environmental Requirements

Keyboard

62

99

102

Mass Storage Device Options

Memory

Microprocessor

Power

Video

Status Indicator Panel

Stereo Speakers

103

100

T

Touchpad

27 buttons

controls

,

32

27

30

,

Touchpad Pointing Device

Troubleshooting

31

70

12

U

USB

16

,

18

,

75

problems

75

V

Volume control

35

W

Warranty

9

Web Camera

WiDi

132

12

Windows keys

25

Application key

Start keys

25

Windows Power Management

Wireless Display

Wireless LAN

activating

deactivating

123

132

126

Ad Hoc Mode configuring

connection to the network

125 disconnecting

125

129

126

124

127

47

Before Using the Wireless LAN

characteristics

123

122

126

25

Infrastructure Mode

modes

Specifications

Troubleshooting

Wireless LAN Glossary

126

122

137

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