Samsung Dm800v7z User Manual(windows 10) Manual English (22.13 MB)

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User Manual - Page 1

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Table of contents - Page 2

2 Getting started 3 About this manual 7 Basic items 8 Layout 11 Connecting 13 Turning the computer on and off 14 Unlocking the screen 15 Windows Basics 18 Keyboard and mouse 25 Memory card 28 External display 31 Volume 32 Wired LAN 35 Wireless LAN Applications 37 Using applications 38 Samsung Settings 39 Samsung Update 40 Online Support (S Service) 41 Samsung PC Help (Self-help application) Settings & Upgrade 42 BIOS (Setup utility) 47 Disassembling the computer 48 Internal composition of the computer 49 Main board 50 Replacing the graphics card 52 Adding memory 53 Adding a hard disk dr..

About this manual - Page 3

3 Getting started About this manual • This user manual is specially designed to detail the computer’s functions and features. • The user manual supplied with the computer may vary depending on the model. • Please read this manual before using the computer to ensure safe and proper use. • Optional accessories, some devices, and software referred to in this manual may not be provided or may not be subject to upgrades. Note that the computer environment referred in the user manual may not be the same as your environment. • Descriptions are based on the computer’s default settings..

Getting started - Page 4

Getting started 4 Copyright Copyright © 2017 Samsung Electronics This manual is protected under international copyright laws. No part of this manual may be reproduced, distributed, translated, or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic or mechanical, including photocopying, recording, or storing in any information storage and retrieval system, without the prior written permission of Samsung Electronics. Computer specifications or the contents of this manual may be changed without prior notice due to an upgrade of the computer’s functions. Instructional icons and expressions W..

Getting started - Page 5

Getting started 5 • HDMI, the HDMI logo, and the term High Definition Multimedia Interface are trademarks or registered trademarks of HDMI Licensing LLC. • All other trademarks and copyrights are the property of their respective owners. As an ENERGY STAR ® Partner, Samsung has determined that this product meets the ENERGY STAR ® guidelines for energy efficiency. • The ENERGY STAR Program has reduced greenhouse gas emissions and saved energy through voluntary labeling. • Power management setting of this product has been enabled by default, and has various timing settings from 1 min..

Storage capacity representation - Page 6

Getting started 6 Product capacity representation Storage capacity representation The capacity of the storage device (HDD, SSD) of the manufacturer is calculated assuming that 1 KB = 1,000 Bytes. However, the operating system (Windows) calculates the storage device capacity assuming that 1 KB = 1,024 Bytes. Therefore, the available capacity of the HDD in Windows is smaller than the actual capacity due to the difference in capacity calculation. For example, for an 80 GB HDD, Windows calculates the capacity as 74.5 GB, (80x1,000x1,000x1,000) Bytes/(1,024x1,024x1,024) Bytes = 74.505 GB. In add..

Getting started - Page 7

Getting started 7 • To improve performance, the appearance of the computer may differ from the final product and is subject to change without prior notice. • Optional parts can be different depending on the model. Optional parts may be provided in different shapes according to the manufacturer’s policy or may not be provided by derived models. You can purchase optional parts separately. Basic items Computer Power cable Wired keyboard (optional) Wired mouse (optional) Sponge for inserting SSD or HDD

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Getting started - Page 8

Getting started 8 Number/Name Description Volume button • Turn the volume on and off. Adjust the volume by turning the wheel to the right or left. Power button • Turns the computer on and off. USB 3.0 port • The USB 3.0 port can be used to connect a USB device and quickly send large files. Microphone jack • Connect a microphone. Headset jack • Connect a headset to the computer to listen to audio. Follow the below instructions to charge USB 3.0 devices with the USB 3.0 port when the computer turns off. 1. Press the F2 key several times after turning on the computer. 2. Select Advan..

Getting started - Page 9

Getting started 9 Number/Name Description USB 2.0 port • The USB port can be used to connect a USB device. Memory card slot • Insert a memory card into the slot. USB 3.0 port • The USB 3.0 port can be used to connect a USB device and quickly send large files. Wired LAN port • Connect the Ethernet cable to this port. USB-C ™ port • The USB-C ™ port can be used to connect and charge a USB-C ™ device. Audio jack (OUT) • Connect speakers to the computer to listen to audio. Power connector • Connect the power cable. Fan vents • The internal heat of the computer is emitted t..

Getting started - Page 10

Getting started 10 Number/Name Description Door • Open, check, and remove the internal parts of the computer, such as the fan vents and HDD bracket. External graphics ports (optional) • Connect external display devices. DP port • Connect an external device which has a DP port. DVI port • Connect a digital monitor. 14 HDMI port • Used to connect an HDMI cable to an external device. You can enjoy HD images and digital sound. 5 6 4 7 1 2 3 10 8 9 13 14 11 12

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Connecting a monitor or TV - Page 11

Getting started 11 Connecting a monitor or TV Check which cable type is compatible with the monitor or TV and then connect the cable to the appropriate port. Cables which are not included can be purchased separately. DVI port DP port DP port DP port HDMI port Connecting Devices and cables which are not included can be purchased separately. Connecting a keyboard and a mouse Connect a keyboard and a mouse via the USB ports. The appearance of the provided keyboard and mouse may differ depending on the model.

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Connecting a power cable - Page 12

Getting started 12 Connecting a power cable 1 Connect the power cable to the computer’s power connector. 2 Plug the power cable into an electric socket. Connecting a wired LAN Connect a LAN cable with the computer via the wired LAN port.

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Turning the computer on and off - Page 13

Getting started 13 Turning the computer on and off Turning the computer on 1 After connecting your peripheral devices, turn on your computer and the peripheral devices. 2 Press the power button to turn on the computer. The power LED will turn on. When you turn on the computer for the first time, the Windows Activation screen appears. Follow the onscreen instructions.

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Turning the computer off - Page 14

Getting started 14 Turning the computer off 1 Select the Start button ( ). 2 Select → Shut down . • Save all data before turning off the computer. • Since the procedures to turn the computer off may differ depending on the installed operating system, turn the computer off according to the procedures for the purchased operating system. Unlocking the screen To unlock the lock screen, do one of the following: • Mouse : Click the lock screen. • Keyboard : Press any key. If the account has a password, enter the password to log in after unlocking the screen.

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Using the control panel - Page 15

Getting started 15 Using the control panel You can adjust basic system settings, such as hardware, software, or user account settings. Select the Start button ( ) → Windows System → Control Panel . Alternatively, right-click the Start button ( ) and select Control Panel . Then, select options you want to change. Windows Microsoft Windows is an operating system that is used to control a computer. • Images and available features may differ depending on the model and operating system. • This manual is designed for Windows 10 and content may differ depending on the OS version. • The i..

Using a multi desktop - Page 16

Getting started 16 Deleting a desktop 1 Select on the taskbar. 2 Move the cursor over the desktop icon you want to delete. Then, select in the upper-right corner of the icon. Moving a program to another desktop 1 Select on the taskbar. 2 Select a program or window you want to move. Using a multi desktop Multi desktop allows you to work on various tasks at the same time via multiple desktops. You can use different desktops for various purposes. Creating a new desktop 1 Select on the taskbar. 2 Select New desktop . A new desktop will be added. You can select a desktop from the list displayed ..

Checking notifications - Page 17

Getting started 17 2 When the action center panel appears, select a message to check it. • You can enable or disable push notifications for applications. You can also set personalized hot keys to appear in the action center by selecting the Start button ( ) → → System → Notifications & actions . • Select Expand or Collapse to expand or minimize the action center menu and select the feature you want to use. Action Center The Windows 10 action center allows you to receive system notifications, such as updates, and push notifications, such as emails and SNS updates. You can also ..

Keyboard and mouse - Page 18

18 Basics Keyboard and mouse The keyboard and mouse are optional and the appearance may differ depending on the model. Keyboard Use the keyboard to enter characters and perform various functions. ► Type A Directional keys Moves the cursor up, down, left, or right. Application key Functions as the mouse's right button. Number keys The numeric keypad can be used when the Num Lock key is pressed. Indicator light Indicates if the Num Lock, Caps Lock, and Scroll Lock keys are activated. Function keys Performs specific software functions. Functions may differ depending on the program. Special k..

Type B - Page 19

Basics 19 ► Type B Directional keys Moves the cursor up, down, left, or right. Number keys The numeric keypad can be used when the Num Lock key is pressed. Indicator light Indicates if the Num Lock, Caps Lock, and Scroll Lock keys are activated. Switching mode key 1. The Windows key and ~ key do not work. 2. The feature of the Caps Lock key and the Ctrl key switch to each feature. Function/hot keys Performs specific software functions. Functions may differ depending on the program. Special keys Delete or insert text, move the cursor to the beginning or the end of the line, or scroll up or..

Using hot keys - Page 20

Basics 20 Using hot keys Press and hold the Fn key and press a hot key. + Hot key functions Key/Icon Description F1 • Mute : Mute or unmute audio. F2 • Volume control : Adjust the volume level. F3 F4 • Play/Pause video : Play or pause video when you view videos using a video playing program. F5 • Play previous/next contents : Play the previous or next content when you view videos with the video playing program. F6 F7 • Launch Microsoft Outlook. F8 • Launch the Internet.

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Keyboard backlight functions - Page 21

Basics 21 Key/Icon Description F9 • Launch the search field of the Start menu. Search for a program or file. F10 • Open the This PC folder. F11 • Launch the Calculator. F12 • Change the keyboard backlight mode. When you press this hot key, the keyboard backlight can be configured from 12 modes. • If the hot keys do not work properly, install the Samsung Settings application. • When you reboot the computer, the keyboard backlight mode you set before rebooting will remain in place. Keyboard backlight functions Mode Description Mode 1 • The backlights turn on. Adjust the brightne..

Setting the keyboard backlight mode - Page 22

Basics 22 Mode Description Mode 7 • When you press a key, the backlight around that key turns on and off. Mode 8 • The backlights turn on from the left and turn off when all backlights turn on repeatedly. Adjust the flashing speed of the backlights by pressing the Fn + ↑ keys or the Fn + ↓ keys. Also pressing the Fn + → keys changes the backlight’s starting point to the left. Mode 9 • Backlights, beginning from the lower left and upper right, spread repeatedly into the center of the keyboard. Mode 10 • The backlight of the pressed key turns on. When you remove your finger fr..

Right button - Page 23

Basics 23 Mouse Use the mouse to move the cursor or adjust it on the screen. ► Type A Right button Show context-service meus for the current program. Left button Selects and launches an item. Wheel button Moves the cursor up and down ► Type B Wheel button Moves the cursor up and down Left button Selects and launches an item. Next page button Move to the next page./Move forward on the webpage. Right button Show context-service meus for the current program. DPI button Set the mouse sensitivity in 4 levels. The higher value means the higher speed of the mouse pointer. - Red: 800 DPI - Blue..

Basics - Page 24

Basics 24 Clicking Briefly press the left mouse button once. Click this button once to select an item. Double-clicking Rapidly click the left mouse button twice. Double-click an item to launch it. Right-clicking Click the right mouse button once to display the context-sensitive menu for the current program. Dragging Use the mouse to position the cursor on an item to be moved. Then, click the left mouse button and move the item while the left mouse button is held down. Scrolling Move the wheel in either direction to move through a screen in either direction when the page is larger than the c..

Memory card - Page 25

Basics 25 Memory card Use a memory card to transfer data to other devices, such as digital cameras or MP3 players. Memory cards are sold separately. Purchase a memory card with the necessary capacity for the requirement. This computer supports the following types of memory cards. Abbreviation Description SD • Secure Digital mini SD • mini Secure Digital micro SD • micro Secure Digital SDHC • Secure Digital High Capacity mini SDHC • mini Secure Digital High Capacity micro SDHC • micro Secure Digital High Capacity SDXC • Secure Digital eXtended Capacity micro SDXC • micro Secu..

Continue without scanning - Page 26

Basics 26 Inserting a memory card 1 If a dummy card or a memory card adapter is inserted in the memory card slot, remove it. 2 Insert a memory card into the memory card slot in the indicated direction. Use a memory card adapter to insert a micro memory card into the memory card slot. For mini memory cards, use a mini card adapter. • You can insert a micro memory card into the memory card adapter. (A memory card adapter is an optional item and may not be provided with some models.) • Insert the memory card with the gold-colored contacts facing left. Memory card slot 3 Select the pop-up m..

Removing a memory card - Page 27

Basics 27 Removing a memory card Grasp the end of the card and pull it out of the slot. Formatting a memory card Format the memory card to remove all data or before using it for the first time. Formatting a memory card deletes all data saved on the card. If necessary, back up important data before formatting the card. 1 On the taskbar, select File Explorer ( ). 2 Right-click the memory card drive, and then select Format . 3 Select Start . • To use a memory card to exchange data with a digital device, such as a digital camera, formatting the data with the digital device is recommended. •..

Cables for connecting an external display - Page 28

Basics 28 External display Connecting the computer to an external display device can be useful for presentations or when watching a movie. Cables for connecting an external display The cables and adapters required to connect an external display are sold separately. The computer supports HDMI cables, DP cables, and DVI cables. HDMI cable DP cable DVI cable • Check the available ports on the display device to ensure that it is compatible with the computer. • The locations of the ports may vary depending on the graphics card specifications. • An external display is not supported when usi..

Basics - Page 29

Basics 29 3 Connect the power cord to the external display. 4 Turn on the display and change its display mode to one that supports an external input. 5 Press the Start button ( )+P key ( ) combination once. Then the setting screen appears where you can select the monitor mode. 6 Select a mode. PC screen only Show the screen on the computer monitor only. Duplicate Show the screen on both the computer and the external display. Extend Extend the screen to the external display. Second screen only Show the screen on the external display only. • You can also select a mode by right-clicking the ..

Setting the HDMI external display sound - Page 30

Basics 30 Setting the HDMI external display sound Set the computer sounds to emit from the HDMI external display. Set the HDMI external display’s speakers as the audio device. 1 On the taskbar, right-click and select Playback devices . 2 Select Digital Audio (HDMI) , HDMI device , or HDMI Output and then select Set Default → OK . Select Speaker as the audio device to emit the sounds from your computer after disconnecting the HDMI external display.

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Volume adjustment bar - Page 31

Basics 31 Volume Adjust the system volume or sound volume when playing music or video. 1 Select on the taskbar. 2 Drag the adjustment bar to the desired volume. Volume adjustment bar Using the recorder You can record sounds with the Windows recorder program. 1 Connect a microphone via the microphone jack. 2 On the taskbar, right-click and select Recording devices . 3 Check whether the microphone is set as the default recording device. If not, right-click the microphone and select Set as Default Device . 4 Select the Start button ( ) → Voice recorder . 5 Select to start recording.

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Wired LAN - Page 32

Basics 32 Wired LAN 1 Connect a LAN cable to the LAN port on the computer. Wired LAN To access the Internet at home, set up an account with an Internet service provider (ISP). To purchase Internet service and a modem, contact a local ISP. • Some features or procedures may differ depending on the model. • These descriptions are written for Windows 10, so some figures and descriptions may differ from your operating system. Since the procedures for other Windows operating systems are similar, use the computer referring to these descriptions.

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Basics - Page 33

Basics 33 4 Select Internet Protocol Version 4 (TCP/IPv4) from the list below This connection uses the following items → Properties . • The Network Component name may differ depending on the operating system. • To add a network item such as a client, service, or protocol, select Install... under the list of network items. 2 On the desktop, right-click the Start button ( ) and select Control Panel → Network and Internet → Network and Sharing Center → Change adapter settings . 3 Right-click Ethernet and select Properties . The LAN device name may differ depending on the computer..

Wake on LAN (WOL) feature - Page 34

Basics 34 4 Restart the computer. • If the computer wakes up from sleep mode inadvertently, disable the Wake on LAN feature. • This feature may not work while using other power saving features. To disable other sleep functions, right-click the Start button ( ) and select Control Panel → Hardware and Sound → Power Options . When connected to a 100 Mbps/1 Gbps wired LAN, a message appears informing the user of connection to a 10 Mbps/100 Mbps wired LAN when the computer wakes from sleep mode. This happens because restoring the network takes about 3 seconds. When the network is restore..

Connecting to a Wi-Fi network - Page 35

Basics 35 Connecting to a Wi-Fi network 1 On the taskbar, select . AP List Wireless LAN Connect the computer to a wireless network to use the Internet. The descriptions below are for computer models with a Wireless LAN card or device. A Wireless LAN device is optional. The pictures in this manual may differ from the actual product depending on the wireless LAN device model. About Access Point (AP) An Access Point (AP) is a network device that bridges wired and wireless LANs and corresponds to a wireless hub in a wired network. Multiple devices can be connected to an AP.

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Connect automatically - Page 36

Basics 36 2 Select a network from the list of detected wireless networks and select Connect automatically → Connect . 3 Enter a password, if necessary, and select Next . Once the computer has been connected to a wireless network, it will attempt to connect to it automatically when it is available. If you require a network password, contact the system administrator.

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Using applications - Page 37

37 Applications Using applications • Images and features may differ depending on the model and the application version. • Some applications may not be supported depending on the model. • Applications that are provided by Samsung can be installed from Samsung Update . • Third-party software related services For descriptions about and service requests for third-party applications, please contact the relevant manufacturer. Some troubleshooting actions in response to service requests may not work depending on the application manufacturer.

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Samsung Settings - Page 38

Applications 38 Menu Description Convenience • Set system settings. Network • Set network functions and settings. Samsung Settings Samsung Settings , a Samsung-integrated settings application, offers various settings functions. Images and features may differ depending on the model and the application version. 1 Select the Start button ( ) → Samsung → Samsung Settings . 2 Select an option to configure the corresponding function.

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Samsung Update - Page 39

Applications 39 3 Select Install & Update . 4 Select items to update and select OK . Samsung Update Install and update Samsung applications and drivers on the computer easily and conveniently. This application enables the user to search for or download the BIOS, drivers, and applications over the Internet. Keep the computer performing better and more stably with Samsung Update . • To check for available updates, the computer must be connected to the Internet. • Only applications that have been installed with this application can be updated. • Images and features may differ dependi..

Online Support (S Service) - Page 40

Applications 40 2 Select Online Support (S Service) on the main page. Enter the Contents and select Request . Online Support (S Service) 3 You can speak to a service associate to resolve your computer’s problems. Waiting times may vary depending on the network and number of waiting customers. Online Support (S Service) A service associate can resolve any problems you have with your computer using the online chat and remote control program. You can receive the help when you are having trouble using Samsung software. You can access the online service for free for a certain period of time af..

Samsung PC Help (Self-help - Page 41

Applications 41 Using Samsung PC Help 1 On a smartphone, tap Samsung PC Help . 2 On the Samsung PC Help main screen, select a menu to display the available content. You may incur additional charges when you access content. Samsung PC Help (Self-help application) Use Samsung PC Help to access help-related content for Samsung computers from a smartphone. Watch the Samsung PC Help videos to become familiar with new functions or to find solutions to problems. For more information, visit www.samsungpchelp.com . Installing Samsung PC Help 1 On a smartphone, tap Play Store and search for Samsung P..

Entering the BIOS screen - Page 42

42 Settings & Upgrade BIOS (Setup utility) Define a boot password, change the boot priority, or configure the installed chipsets. • Incorrect settings may cause the system to malfunction or crash. • The BIOS setup screens, menus, and items may appear differently depending on the model and BIOS version. • BIOS setup functions are subject to upgrades. Entering the BIOS screen 1 Turn on the computer. 2 Press the F2 key several times. • If the computer is password-protected, press the F2 key several times before the password screen appears. • If the Windows password screen or the ..

Settings & Upgrade - Page 43

Settings & Upgrade 43 Number Name • Setup items • Setup tools – Help : View the help for BIOS set up. – Default : Return to the default settings. – Restore : Cancel changes. – Save : Save settings. – Exit : Exit BIOS setup. • Help • Setup menu – SysInfo : View the basic specifications of the computer. – Advanced : Configure the chipsets and additional functions. – Security : Configure security functions. – Boot : Configure peripherals and boot- related settings. The BIOS setup screen appears only in English. The BIOS screen The BIOS setup screen appears as show..

Settings & Upgrade - Page 44

Settings & Upgrade 44 Setting passwords There are three password settings available: Supervisor Password , User Password , and HDD Password . • Supervisor Password (low security level): This password is required when turning on the computer or entering the BIOS setup. • User Password (low security level): This password is required to enter the BIOS setup. This password will be deactivated automatically if the Supervisor Password is disabled. • HDD Password (high security level): This password is required to access the hard disk drive (HDD) from another computer. This password may ..

Setting a boot password - Page 45

Settings & Upgrade 45 5 Enter a password and select Ok . The password can be up to 20 characters. 6 Enter the password again to confirm it and select Ok . 7 Select Save → Yes to save and restart. • To enable the Password On Boot option, set a Supervisor Password and enter the password when starting up the computer. • To change the HDD Password after setting it, restart the computer. • For some models, if the password entered message appears in the Setup Notice window, select Ok to complete the setup. Setting a boot password 1 Turn on the computer. 2 Press the F2 key several time..

Settings & Upgrade - Page 46

Settings & Upgrade 46 Boot priority Change the boot priority from the BIOS setup. 1 Turn on the computer. 2 Press the F2 key several times. 3 Access the Boot menu. 4 Select Boot Device Priority . 5 Select an option menu to open the list. 6 Select an option. 7 Select Save → Yes to save and restart. Select Exit → Yes to restart without saving the changes. Removing a password 1 Turn on the computer. 2 Press the F2 key several times. 3 Access the Security menu. 4 Select a password type ( Supervisor Password , User Password , or HDD Password ). 5 Enter the current password and select Ok ..

Disassembling the computer - Page 47

Settings & Upgrade 47 Removing the cover 1 Lay the computer down with the left side facing upwards. Lay the computer down with the logo that does not light facing upwards. 2 Insert a screwdriver under the cover and lift one side of it up and then pull out the rest of the cover to remove it with your hand. Disassembling the computer Open the cover of the computer to replace or add internal components. The computer’s appearance or internal structure may vary depending on the options. If you are not a trained professional in replacing or adding computer components, contact a Samsung Serv..

Internal composition of the computer - Page 48

Settings & Upgrade 48 Internal composition of the computer • The computer’s internal structure may vary depending on the options and model. • The cooling fan may vary depending on the model. CPU and cooling fan Hard disk space Power supply device Expansion card slot Main board

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Settings & Upgrade - Page 49

Settings & Upgrade 49 Main board CMOS battery Front earpiece/headset jack Top fan connector Memory socket Cooling fan, heat sink, CPU (Central Processing Unit) PCI Express x16 card slot Cooling fan power connector Main power connector Bottom fan connector Power button, LED, and front USB 3.0 connector 2nd HDD connector (SATA) • The above image may differ from your computer depending on the model and options. • The mounted cooling fan may differ depending on the model. • There is a SATA port which cannot be expanded depending on the model. • Only the PCI Express x16 type card can..

Replacing the graphics card - Page 50

Settings & Upgrade 50 3 Unlock the two latches. Replacing the graphics card You can replace the graphics card. Check that the replacement graphics card is supported by your computer. 1 Remove the screws used to fix the graphics card from the back of the computer. 2 Remove the cover.

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Settings & Upgrade - Page 51

Settings & Upgrade 51 7 Reinsert and tighten the screws to fix the graphics cards and then lock the two latches. 8 Connect the graphics card cables. Refer to the purchased graphics card’s manual. 9 Close the cover and connect the power cable and external cables. 10 Turn on the computer and install the driver or the program for using the new graphics card. Refer to the purchased graphics card’s manual. 4 Remove the graphics card. Be careful not to hurt yourself on the sharp inner parts. 5 Remove the graphics card cable. 6 Insert the new graphics card and press it to securely install ..

Replacing the graphics - Page 52

Settings & Upgrade 52 4 Check the socket’s direction and insert the memory with the grooves aligned and press down to securely install it. Socket 1 Socket 2 5 Pull up the fixing clips to fix the memory. If the memory is not securely installed, the computer may not work properly. Press down both sides of the memory socket’s fixing clips to remove the memory. Adding memory Check if there is an available memory socket on the main board and prepare the memory which is supported. • Any hardware added by users will not be covered by the warranty. • Add the DDR4 type memory card which ..

Adding a hard disk drive (HDD) - Page 53

Settings & Upgrade 53 1 Open the door on the back of the computer. 2 Pull out the HDD bracket to remove it from the computer. HDD braket 1 2 Adding a hard disk drive (HDD) You can add a HDD on this computer. HDDs are sold separately. • Any hardware added by users will not be covered by the warranty. • Before purchasing a HDD, contact the Call Center or Service Center to check if it is compatible with this computer. • Images in this manual are representations and may differ in appearance from the actual product. • Be sure to turn off the computer and remove the power cable before..

When you insert an SSD or a 7 mm HDD - Page 54

Settings & Upgrade 54 4 Insert the new HDD by placing the HDD connector inside of the HDD bracket and close the HDD bracket. When you insert an SSD or a 7 mm HDD Attach the optional sponge to the inside of the bracket and insert the HDD or SSD. 5 Reinsert the HDD bracket into the computer and close the door on the back of the computer. 3 Pull the HDD bracket latches out and open the HDD bracket by pulling the latches up. 1 2

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Windows recovery function - Page 55

55 Troubleshooting Samsung Recovery When a problem occurs with the computer, it is easy to restore the computer back to the factory default settings by using the Samsung Recovery application (Recovery/Backup). It is also possible to restore the computer to a previously backed up point. Back up important data regularly before a problem occurs with the computer. • The Samsung Recovery application may not be provided in models with less than 64 GB of storage. If you cannot access the Samsung Recovery application, refer to Windows recovery function . • Some functions may differ or may be un..

Recovering to factory default - Page 56

Troubleshooting 56 2 Select Backup management → Factory image → Recover . Recovering to factory default You can restore the computer to its factory default settings. If necessary, back up important data to an external storage device before restoring the system. See Backing up data . 1 When the computer starts Windows : Select the Start button ( ) → Samsung → Samsung Recovery . When the computer does not start Windows : Turn on the computer and press the F2 key several times.

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Backing up the current system - Page 57

Troubleshooting 57 Backing up data Back up important data to an alternate internal drive or an external storage device regularly to prevent data loss. Backing up the current system You can back up the factory default system or current system to an alternate internal drive or an external storage device. 1 Select Backup management → New backup . 3 Select Recover . 4 Follow the on-screen instructions to complete the recovery.

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Backing up data - Page 58

Troubleshooting 58 Backing up data You can back up data files and folders. 1 Select Data backup . 2 Select the files or folders to back up and choose a storage device to save the data to and then select Backup . • If you want to save the data on an external storage device, connect an external storage device to your computer first. 3 Follow the on-screen instructions to complete the backup. 2 Select a drive from the drive list → Backup . • When backing up to an external storage device, connect the device to the computer and then select the external drive. 3 Follow the on-screen instruc..

Recovering after a backup - Page 59

Troubleshooting 59 3 Select Backup management → a backup image → Recover . 4 Follow the on-screen instructions to complete data recovery. Recovering after a backup Select a backup point saved on an alternate internal drive or an external storage device to recover the computer to that point. 1 When backing up to an external storage device, connect the device to the computer. 2 Select the Start button ( ) → Samsung → Samsung Recovery .

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Copying the drive (making a disk image) - Page 60

Troubleshooting 60 4 Select a backup option → Disk copy . The data on the disk is copied to the new disk. Copying the drive (making a disk image) To replace the drive, move the data to the new drive by making a disk image. The new drive must be large enough to hold the data from the current drive. Purchase an external hard drive connector separately to connect the new drive to the computer. 1 Connect the new drive to the computer with an external hard drive connector. 2 Select the Start button ( ) → All apps → Samsung → Samsung Recovery . 3 Select Disk copy .

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How can I uninstall an application? - Page 61

Troubleshooting 61 Q&A When experiencing problems with the computer, try these solutions. Windows How can I uninstall an application? 1 On the desktop, right-click the Start button ( ) and select Control Panel → Uninstall a program . 2 On the list, right-click an application to delete, and then select Uninstall . Windows recovery function If the Samsung Recovery application is not supported by the computer, reinstall Windows using the recovery function of Windows. Reinstalling Windows will erase all data saved on the computer. Back up application and personal data to an external stora..

What is a Recovery area? - Page 62

Troubleshooting 62 Samsung Recovery What is a Recovery area? The computer has an additional partition for restoring data or saving backup files (only for models with the Samsung Recovery application). This partition is called a Recovery area and it includes a recovery image comprised of the operating system and applications. How can I start my computer in DOS? To start the computer in DOS via a USB device: 1 Turn on the computer. 2 Press the F2 key several times. 3 Select the Boot menu. 4 Select Boot Device Priority . 5 Select USB Drive for Boot Option #1 . 6 Set Fast BIOS Mode to Off . 7 S..

Samsung Recovery - Page 63

Troubleshooting 63 What is a recovery image? This refers to the operating system, drivers, and software that are converted to a data image. It is required to recover the computer and is embedded in the computer’s HDD. However, this is not provided for storage devices where the capacity is less than 64 GB, due to their small capacities. How can I restore a computer that does not have the Samsung Recovery application? Restore the computer with the recovery function provided by Windows. Refer to the Recover Functionality item in the help for more details. Why is the capacity representation o..

Product specifications - Page 64

64 Appendix Product specifications The system specifications may differ depending on the derived model. For detailed system specifications, refer to the product catalog. Item Specification Operating environment • Temperature: -5–40 °C for storage, 10–35 °C when operating • Humidity: 5–90 % for storage, 20–80 % when operating Input voltage • 100~240 VAC Input current • 8 A Frequency • 50~60 Hz Power supply capacity • 600 W Output voltage • 12 V • Optional components may not be provided or different components may be provided depending on the model. • The system sp..

Ergonomic tips - Page 65

Appendix 65 • Use an adjustable chair with firm, comfortable support. • Adjust the height of your chair so that thighs are horizontal to the floor and feet are flat on the floor. • The back of the chair should support the lower back. Adjust the backrest to fit your body properly. • Sit back fully in your chair and straighten the back and neck. Avoid leaning forward or craning your neck toward the computer screen. • Avoid using the computer while lying down or on your lap. If the computer’s temperature increases, there is a danger of burn injury. • The instructions in this manu..

Arms and hands - Page 66

Appendix 66 • When using the keyboard and touchpad, the shoulders should be relaxed. The upper arm and forearm should form an angle that is slightly greater than a right angle, with the wrist and hand in almost a straight line. • Use a light touch when typing or using the touchpad and keep the hands and fingers relaxed. Avoid rolling the thumbs under your palms or supporting the wrists on the desk while typing. • Use an external keyboard and mouse when using the computer for long periods. When using an external keyboard and mouse, position the devices at the same height as the compute..

Hearing and volume control - Page 67

Appendix 67 Hearing and volume control VOLUME Check your volume! • Ensure that the volume is not too loud before using the headset or earpiece. Excessive exposure to loud sounds can cause hearing damage. • Always turn the volume down before plugging the earphones into an audio source and use only the minimum volume setting necessary to hear your conversation or music. • Avoid using headphones for long periods of time. • Default audio settings can be changed by software and driver updates without your knowledge. Always recheck equalizer and volume settings before listening to audio. ..

Reduce the risk of repetitive motion injuries. - Page 68

Appendix 68 • If anyone related to you has experienced seizures or blackouts while using a similar product, consult a physician before using the computer. • If you feel discomfort, such as a muscle spasm, or disoriented, stop using the computer immediately and consult a physician. • To prevent eye strain, take frequent breaks while using the computer. Reduce the risk of repetitive motion injuries. When you repetitively perform actions, such as pressing keys, drawing characters on a touch screen with your fingers, or playing games, you may experience occasional discomfort in your hands..

Handle the power cord with care. - Page 69

Appendix 69 Power related Handle the power cord with care. • Do not touch with wet hands. • Do not use a damaged power cord. • Do not overload a multi-outlet or an extension cord beyond the specified voltage/current capacity. • Firmly insert the power cable into the AC adapter. • Do not unplug the power cord by pulling on the cable. • Unplug the wall-mount AC adapter (integrated plug and power adapter) from the wall outlet while holding the body and pulling it in the direction of the arrow. Failure to do so may result in electric shock or fire. Connect the power cord to the AC a..

Battery usage related - Page 70

Appendix 70 Battery usage related Use manufacturer-approved batteries, chargers, accessories, and supplies. • Using generic batteries or chargers may shorten the life of your product or cause the computer to malfunction. They may also cause a fire or cause the battery to explode. • Samsung cannot be responsible for the user’s safety when using accessories or supplies that are not approved by Samsung. Take care not to allow metal objects such as a key or clip to touch the battery terminal (metal parts). This may cause excessive current and result in fire, burns, or damage to the batter..

Usage related - Page 71

Appendix 71 Usage related Do not use the computer on heated floors or electric pads, or on beds, blankets, or cushions that block the ventilation of the computer. A blocked vent causes the computer to overheat, resulting in an explosion, fire, burns, or computer malfunction. Do not use the computer in hot or humid locations, such as a bathroom, sauna, or inside a car during summer. Failure to do so may result in computer malfunction or electric shock. The computer can be used in locations with an ambient temperature of 10 °C to 35 °C and a relative humidity of 20 % to 80 %RH. To avoid suf..

Installation related - Page 72

Appendix 72 Caution Failure to follow instructions marked with this symbol may result in minor physical injury or damage to the computer. Installation related Do not block the ports (holes), vents, etc. of the product and do not insert objects. Damage to a component within the computer may cause electric shock or fire. When using the computer on its side, ensure the vents are clear and facing upwards. Failure to do so, may cause the internal temperature of the computer to rise and the computer to malfunction or halt. Keep the computer’s vents at least 15 cm away from walls and other objec..

Usage related - Page 73

Appendix 73 Usage related Do not use the pen for unintended purposes, such as poking the body like eyes or ears and do not put it in your mouth. Doing so may result in physical injury. Do not place a candle, light cigar, etc. over or on the product. There is a danger of fire. Make sure to have the product tested by a safety service engineer after repairing the product. Using a repaired product without testing it for safety may cause an electric shock or fire. In case of lightning, immediately turn the system off, disconnect the power cord from the wall outlet and phone line from modem. Ther..

Appendix - Page 74

Appendix 74 If the product emits smoke or there is a burning smell, disconnect the power plug from the wall outlet and contact a Samsung Service Center immediately. There is a danger of fire. Do not use damaged or illegally modified CDs. There is a danger of damaging the product or personal injury. Do not insert the fingers into the ports (holes), card slot, or vents. There is a danger of injury or electric shock. Use recommended computer cleansing solutions when cleaning the product and only use the computer when it is completely dry. Failure to do so may result in electric shock or fire. ..

Appendix - Page 75

Appendix 75 Do not use your computer in a hospital or on an aircraft that can be interfered with by radio frequency. • Avoid using your computer within a 15 cm range of a pacemaker, if possible, as your computer can interfere with the pacemaker. • To minimize possible interference with a pacemaker, use your computer only on the side of your body that is opposite the pacemaker. • If you use medical equipment, contact the equipment manufacturer before using your computer to determine whether or not the equipment will be affected by radio frequencies emitted by the computer. • When in ..

Storage and movement related - Page 76

Appendix 76 Make sure to close the computer cover before connecting the power after a reassembly. There is a danger of electric shock if your body touches an internal part. Never disassemble or repair the product by yourself. There is a danger of accident. Use authorized Samsung Service Center. To connect a device that is not manufactured or authorized by Samsung, enquire at a Samsung Service Center before connecting the device. There is a danger of damaging the product. Storage and movement related Do not operate or look at the computer while driving a vehicle. There is a danger of a traff..

LCD bad pixels - Page 77

Appendix 77 LCD bad pixels Samsung observes strict specifications regarding the quality and reliability of the LCD. However, there is a small chance that a few pixels may be bad. A large number of bad pixels can cause problems with the display, but a small number of bad pixels does not generally affect computer performance. Samsung’s quality standards for bad pixels are as follows: • Bright dot : 2 or fewer • Black dot : 4 or fewer • Combination (bright and dark) : 4 or fewer Clean the LCD screen with a soft cloth dampened with computer cleansing detergent. Do not use excessive forc..

Important safety information - Page 78

Appendix 78 Setting up the system • Read and follow all instructions marked on the product and in the documentation before operating the system. Retain all safety and operating instructions for future use. • Do not use this product near water or a heat source such as a radiator. • Set up the system on a stable work surface. • The product should be operated only with the type of power source indicated on the rating label. • Ensure that the electrical outlet to power the equipment is easily accessible in case of fire or short circuit. • If the computer has a voltage selector switc..

Care during use - Page 79

Appendix 79 Care during use • Do not walk on the power cord or allow anything to rest on it. • Do not spill anything on the computer or its components. The best way to avoid spills is to not eat or drink near the computer or its components. • Some products have a replaceable CMOS battery on the system board. There is a danger of explosion if the CMOS battery is replaced incorrectly. Replace the battery with the same or equivalent type recommended by the manufacturer. Dispose of batteries according to the manufacturers instructions. If the CMOS battery requires replacement ensure that ..

Operating instructions - Page 80

Appendix 80 Operating instructions 1 When installing and operating devices please refer to safety requirements in the user manual. 2 Devices can be used only with the equipment specified in the technical specifications of the devices. 3 If any smell of burning or smoke is detected from the computer the unit should be switched off and the battery removed. The unit should be checked by a qualified technician before reuse. 4 Service and repair of devices should be carried out by authorized service centers. 5 Do not allow the portable computer to operate with the base resting directly on expose..

Replacement parts and - Page 81

Appendix 81 Battery disposal Do not put rechargeable batteries or products powered by non-removable rechargeable batteries in the garbage. Contact the Samsung Service Center for information on how to dispose of batteries that you cannot use or recharge any longer. Follow all local regulations when disposing of old batteries. THERE IS RISK OF EXPLOSION IF BATTERY IS REPLACED BY AN INCORRECT TYPE. DISPOSE OF USED BATTERIES ACCORDING TO THE INSTRUCTIONS. Replacement parts and accessories Use only replacement parts and accessories recommended by manufacturer. To reduce the risk of fire, use onl..

Do not unplug the power cord by pulling the cable only - Page 82

Appendix 82 Connect and disconnect the AC adapter The socket-outlet shall be installed near the equipment and shall be easily accessible. Do not unplug the power cord by pulling the cable only . Laser safety All systems equipped with CD or DVD drives comply with the appropriate safety standards, including IEC 60825-1. The laser devices in these components are classified as “Class 1 Laser Products” under a US Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) Radiation Performance Standard. Should the unit ever need servicing, contact an authorized service location. • Laser Safety Note : U..

Power cord requirements - Page 83

Appendix 83 General requirements The requirements listed below are applicable to all countries: • All power cord sets must be approved by an acceptable accredited agency responsible for evaluation in the country where the power cord set will be used. • The power cord set must have a minimum current capacity of 7 A and a nominal voltage rating of 125 or 250 volts AC, as required by each country’s power system (USA only). • The appliance coupler must meet the mechanical configuration of an EN 60 320/IEC 320 Standard Sheet C7 (or C5) connector, for mating with appliance inlet on the co..

Regulatory compliance - Page 84

Appendix 84 The RF field strength of the wireless device or devices that may be embedded in the notebook are well below all international RF exposure limits as known at this time. Because the wireless devices (which may be embedded into the notebook) emit less energy than is allowed in radio frequency safety standards and recommendations, manufacturer believes these devices are safe for use. Regardless of the power levels, care should be taken to minimize human contact during normal operation. Some circumstances require restrictions on wireless devices. Examples of common restrictions are l..

Appendix - Page 85

Appendix 85 • Every country has different restrictions on the use of wireless devices. Since your system is equipped with a wireless device, when traveling between countries with your system, check with the local Radio Approval authorities prior to any move or trip for any restrictions on the use of a wireless device in the destination country. • If the system came equipped with an internal embedded wireless device, do not operate the wireless device unless all covers and shields are in place and the system is fully assembled. • Wireless devices are not user serviceable. Do not modify..

USA and Canada Safety Requirements and Notices - Page 86

Appendix 86 Explosive Device Proximity Warning Do not operate a portable transmitter (such as a wireless network device) near unshielded blasting caps or in an explosive environment unless the device has been modified to be qualified for such use. Use On Aircraft Caution Regulations of the FCC and FAA prohibit airborne operation of radio-frequency wireless devices because their signals could interfere with critical aircraft instruments. Other wireless devices Safety notices for other devices in the wireless network: Refer to the documentation supplied with wireless Ethernet adapters or othe..

Unintentional emitter per FCC Part 15 - Page 87

Appendix 87 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. 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 encou..

Intentional emitter per FCC Part 15 - Page 88

Appendix 88 Intentional emitter per FCC Part 15 (If fitted with 2.4 G band or 5 G band) Low power, Radio LAN type devices (radio frequency (RF) wireless communication devices), operating in the 2.4 GHz/5 GHz Band, may be present (embedded) in the notebook system. This section is only applicable if these devices are present. Refer to the system label to verify the presence of wireless devices. Wireless devices that may be in the system are only qualified for use in the United States of America if an FCC ID number is on the system label. This device is restricted to indoor use due to its oper..

Exposure to Radio Frequency (RF) Signals - Page 89

Appendix 89 Health and safety information Exposure to Radio Frequency (RF) Signals Certification Information This product can contain an embedded radio transmitter and receiver. It is designed and manufactured not to exceed the exposure limits for radio frequency (RF) energy set by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) of the U.S. government. These FCC exposure limits are derived from the recommendations of two expert organizations, the National Council on Radiation Protection and Measurement (NCRP) and the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). In both cases, the r..

Appendix - Page 90

Appendix 90 For corresponding model only The Specific Absorption Rate (SAR) is a measure of the rate of absorption of RF energy by the human body expressed in units of watts per kilogram (W/kg). The FCC wireless devices to comply with a safety limit of 1.6 watts per kilogram (1.6 W/kg). SAR level of this device while operating can be well below the maximum value. This is because the device is designed to operate at multiple power levels so as to use only the power required to reach the network. In general, the closer you are to a wireless base station antenna, the lower the power output. Fo..

Unintentional emitter per ICES-003 - Page 91

Appendix 91 The term “IC” before the equipment certification number only signifies that the Industry Canada technical specifications were met. To reduce potential radio interference to other users, the antenna type and its gain should be so chosen that the equivalent isotropically radiated power (EIRP) is not more than that required for successful communication. 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 ..

Appendix - Page 92

Appendix 92 The power output of the wireless device (or devices), which may be embedded in your notebook, is well below the RF exposure limits as set by Industry Canada. Operation of this device is subject to the following two conditions: (1) This device may not cause harmful interference, and (2) this device must accept any interference received, including interference that may cause undesired operation of the device. To prevent radio interference to licensed service, this device is intended to be operated indoors and away from windows to provide maximum shielding. Equipment (or its transm..

Samsung Electronics Vietnam Co., Ltd. - Page 93

Appendix 93 Samsung Electronics Vietnam Co., Ltd. Yen Phong 1, I.P Yen Trung Commune, Yen Phong Dist., Bac Ninh Province, Vietnam For the web or the phone number of the Samsung Service Center, see the Warranty or contact the retailer where you purchased your product. RTC caution CAUTION: Danger of explosion if battery is incorrectly replaced. Replace only with the same or equivalent type recommended by the manufacturer. Discard used batteries according to the Manufacturer’s instruction. Brazil Este produto esta homologado pela ANATEL, de acordo com os procedimentos regulamentados pela Res..

samsung.com/uk/aboutsamsung/samsungelectronics/ - Page 94

Appendix 94 Household users should contact either the retailer where they purchased this product, or their local government office, for details of where and how they can take these items for environmentally safe recycling. Business users should contact their supplier and check the terms and conditions of the purchase contract. This product and its electronic accessories should not be mixed with other commercial wastes for disposal. For information on Samsung’s environmental commitments and product specific regulatory obligations e.g. REACH visit: samsung.com/uk/aboutsamsung/samsungelectro..

Correct disposal of batteries in this product - Page 95

Appendix 95 USA only This Perchlorate warning applies only to primary CR (Manganese Dioxide) Lithium coin cells in the product sold or distributed ONLY in California USA. “Perchlorate Material- special handling may apply, see www.dtsc.ca.gov/hazardouswaste/perchlorate .” Dispose unwanted electronics through an approved recycler. To find the nearest recycling location, go to our website: www.samsung.com/recyclingdirect or call, (877) 278-0799. For battery recycling go to call2recycle.org ; or call 1-800-822-8837. Warning: This product contains chemicals known to the state of California t..

Samsung package Take-Back - Page 96

Appendix 96 Samsung package Take-Back program In partnering with select recyclers, Samsung offers packaging take-back at no cost to you. Simply call the following number for the locations nearest you. CRT Processing, LLC (877) 278-0799 Kathy Severson – Logistics contact Dispose unwanted electronics through an approved recycler. To find the nearest recycling location, go to our website: www.samsung.com/recyclingdirect or call, (877) 278-0799

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