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1 Your New Laptop Toshiba 2430 Specifications Layout How to Use

2 2 6/2/2014 City College of San Francisco Technology Learning Center Subjects CCSF Laptop Guidelines/Policies Maintenance and treatment Hardware/software, suggestions for purchase Connecting to the CCSF Network on campus Transferring files Backing up: Using the CD-RW drive Printing Internet connection from home GroupWise

3 3 6/2/2014 City College of San Francisco Technology Learning Center Physical Orientation: Hands on All participants did the following: Took possession of the laptop, peripherals and case Checked contents and Identify cables Attached and detached security cable Connected the Ethernet cable and logged on to the CCSF network Set up a printer Packed Case

4 4 6/2/2014 City College of San Francisco Technology Learning Center Guidelines: Highlights The computer is the property of City College of San Francisco and must be returned when requested or when the user is no longer in the employ of CCSF. The computer is for CCSF business purposes only. Laptop computers are attractive targets for theft. ITS will provide a security cable with each laptop. Users have the responsibility to take every effort to secure the laptop. City College will not replace lost or stolen laptop computers or repair damaged laptops not covered by warranty. If your computer is stolen, you must deliver a copy of a police report to ITS (Box LB-2) with your notification of the theft. Link: Complete document (all recipients signed a copy)

5 5 6/2/2014 City College of San Francisco Technology Learning Center Safety Precautions Read the Toshiba Safety Instruction Manual Avoid temperature extremes Dont drop! Never pick up by screen Protect from theft – Security cable – Vigilance

6 6 6/2/2014 City College of San Francisco Technology Learning Center Laptop Basics: Toshiba 2430 Intel® Pentium® 4 Processorª 2400MHz (2.40GHz) NVIDIA® Geforce4 420 Go graphics card w/32MB video memory DVD/CD-RW for movies or burning CDs Stereo speakers Plug in to AC power or use up to 2.5 hrs. battery time (AC assembly weight: 1.5 pounds) Warranty: 4-year parts and labor, 1-year battery

7 7 6/2/2014 City College of San Francisco Technology Learning Center Other specs 40GB Hard disk Built-in 56K Modem LAN and Modem connections (cables supplied) 15 Flat Screen Weight: 7.7 pounds Ports – USB 2.0 (3 ports) – Firewire (1394) – PC Card type II or III – Secure Digital card Secure Digital card – Printer (parallel) – External monitor (RGB and S-Video)

8 8 6/2/2014 City College of San Francisco Technology Learning Center Software Same as Desktops – Office XP (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access) – Publisher, FrontPage, Internet Explorer – GroupWise Windows client (use when connected to CCSF network) New: CD Writing Software (Dragn Drop CD)

9 9 6/2/2014 City College of San Francisco Technology Learning Center Other Hardware Power supply and two cables: – One from Power outlet to supply – The other from supply to computer Ethernet cable – For connecting to Ethernet plugs at CCSF Telephone cable – For connecting to telephone wall jack at home – Use to dial in to ISP and connect to Internet

10 10 6/2/2014 City College of San Francisco Technology Learning Center You might want to purchase External USB mouse – For those uncomfortable with touchpad External USB keyboard – To gain full key size External USB Zip drive – For compatibility with CCSF Desktop Machines External USB Floppy drive – To use floppy disks

11 11 6/2/2014 City College of San Francisco Technology Learning Center Networking: Ethernet cable Ethernet Cable supplied – Thicker than phone cable – Larger end connector than on phone cable

12 12 6/2/2014 City College of San Francisco Technology Learning Center Networking: CCSF Network Plug cable into computers LAN port – Back, to right of USB ports

13 13 6/2/2014 City College of San Francisco Technology Learning Center Plugging in CCSF Network Plug other end into wall jack – Jacks must be activated – Identify your Office, shared area jacks to Local ITS staff and/or Help Desk: Log in as usual – Your network drive is available – Network printers available – Must add printers to use

14 14 6/2/2014 City College of San Francisco Technology Learning Center Adding printers Cheat Sheet available on TechDocs Web site, laptop sectionTechDocs Web site Also Helpdesk Web siteHelpdesk Web site

15 15 6/2/2014 City College of San Francisco Technology Learning Center Home use Log in as if connected to network No network functions available Need Internet Service Provider (ISP) to connect to Internet Backup your documents: – CD-R or CD -RW disk (about 640 MB capacity) – External USB Zip or floppy drive (not supplied)

16 16 6/2/2014 City College of San Francisco Technology Learning Center Connecting Laptop to Internet DSL / Cable connection – Provider supplies info /software / equipment ISP phone connection – ISP supplies info / software Troubleshooting – Individual providers rather than CCSF Help Desk

17 17 6/2/2014 City College of San Francisco Technology Learning Center Home use: Internet provider Resources: (allows search by telephone area code) (Many links to user review sites, help finding DSL/Cable/ISP) Friends!

18 18 6/2/2014 City College of San Francisco Technology Learning Center Phone cable for ISP dialup Phone Cable supplied Plug into computers modem port – Back, two right of USB ports Plug other end into ordinary phone jack

19 19 6/2/2014 City College of San Francisco Technology Learning Center After ISP dialup Log in to your ISP as instructed – Outside CCSF network – Network drive not available GroupWise – Easiest: Access through the Internet

20 20 6/2/2014 City College of San Francisco Technology Learning Center Further information Go to the Documents Web site from Click the Handouts link Use the Laptop sections for this presentation and other documents on your machine and related information

21 21 6/2/2014 City College of San Francisco Technology Learning Center Secure Digital card SD (Secure Digital) Memory Card slot: right side Postage-stamp sized memory device Another storage option Not on desktops – Laptops only Also used on some Palms Small, inexpensive adapters available to plug in to desktops Price range: – 32 MB for about $25 to – 256 MB for about $80-140


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