Description Of Function Keys
Using the Function Keys, you can perform various tasks on your computer. Below is a list of the Function key combinations and the task each combination performs: Shortcut Keys Name Function + Easy Settings/ Control Center Launches Easy Settings/Control Center. (Program
How To Set Up A Better Gaming Experience (Windows 8)
Basic Gaming Set Up Tips
Can I Boot Directly To The Desktop In Windows 8.1?
In Windows 8.1 you can set your computer to load directly to the desktop, when turned on, instead of to the Start Screen. To set your computer to boot to the desktop, follow the steps below: Go to the desktop. Right click on an empty space in the taskbar. (Usually located at the bottom of the
Can I Pin Websites To The Start Screen In Windows 8/ 8.1?
In Windows 8 and 8.1, you can pin your favorite websites to the Start Screen so you can access them with one click. To setup your Start Screen with all your favorite websites, follow the steps below. Important: The steps below use Internet Explorer because only the IE app currently has this
How Do I Add User Accounts In Windows 8.1
For steps, and a video, on setting up Microsoft accounts in Windows 8.1, click here to go to Microsoft's support user account support page.
Can I Upgrade The Hard Disk Drive On My Notebook?
Most Samsung notebooks use a standard 2.5” SATA hard drive. You can upgrade the hard drive as long as the replacement hard drive meets the specifications of the laptop. Upgrading the hard drive will not void the warranty. However, if your computer requires service and the problem is caused by
How Do I Add Apps From The All Apps Screen In Windows 8?
Not all of the available apps are immediately available on the Start Screen. To locate apps from the All Apps screen and pin them to the Start Screen, follow the steps below: Right click on any empty space in the Start Screen to open the All Apps menu. Click on All Apps. All Apps displays
How Do I Enable Secure Boot?
Secure boot is a Windows 8 feature that prevents the loading of malicious software applications, drivers, and OS loaders, that do not contain an authorized digital signature, during the booting process. To enable Secure boot, follow the steps below. Make sure your PC is powered off. Power
How To Update Your BIOS For Windows 8
Important: To update your BIOS you will need to use SW Update. If you do not currently have SW Update (located on the Start Screen or the Desktop), click here to install it. To install the BIOS update, follow the steps below: Launch SW Update from the Start Screen or your desktop. The program
How To Pair A Bluetooth Device
No title Using Bluetooth, you can exchange files, connect to the Internet, and construct a private network as well as communicate with a keyboard, mouse, etc. without a cable connection. The Bluetooth supporting function is only available between devices, and the connection may be restricted
How To Connect To A Wireless Network (Windows 8)
Before You Begin This guide explains how to connect your PC to a wireless network. Before connecting your computer to your wireless network, you will need the following information from your router or access point: The SSID (or Network Name) The type of security encryption if any (WEP, WPA,
How To Use The Touchscreen Gestures (Windows 8)
Your Samsung Tablet PC's screen supports touch input. Below is a quick guide to the various gestures that are supported. Bear in mind that these functions are application-dependant; some programs may not have support for every gesture. Touch Operation Function Description
How To Pair A Bluetooth Device In Windows 8
Using Bluetooth, you can exchange files, connect to the internet, construct a private network, communicate with a keyboard or mouse, etc. without a cable connection. The Bluetooth supporting function is only available between devices, and the connection may be restricted according to the profile
How To Enable Intel WiDi (Windows 8)
Intel WiDi allows you to wirelessly view your desktop, files, videos, etc. on your TV. To use WiDi, follow the steps below: Important: In order to use the WiDi function of your Tablet PC, you must have a WiDi device connected to your TV. Make sure the WiDi device is correctly connected to
How To Perform A Recovery Using Recovery
Important: The below recovery software is only installed on Windows 8 and 8.1 pre-installed models. If you have updated your PC to Windows 8/8.1, click on Samsung Recovery Solution 5 in the Related Content section to the right. Warning: Do not rename the backup folder created by Recovery or
How To Upgrade The Memory
No title Warning: Shut down the computer completely before attempting to replace the memory. Do not replace the memory while the computer is in Sleep mode. Disconnect the power and remove the battery before continuing. Use only the same type of memory as listed on the Device Specifications
How To Pin Your Favorite Website To The Start Screen In Windows 8/8.1
In Windows 8, you can pin your favorite websites to the Start Screen so you can access them with one click. To setup your Start Screen with all your favorite websites, follow the steps below. Important: The steps below use Internet Explorer because only the IE app currently has this
How To Customize The Lock Screen In Windows 8.1
Important: The information below only works after the latest Windows 8.1 update released by Microsoft. If you have not updated Windows 8.1, click here to go to Microsoft's support page and learn how to install the update. In Windows 8.1, you can customize the image and functionality of the lock
How To Calibrate The Touchscreen (Windows 8)
If the pointer on the screen does not precisely match the points you touch, you can calibrate the touch screen by following the steps below: Tap the top right corner of your display to open the Charms menu. In the Charms menu select Search. Tap the search bar and type Control Panel.
How To Perform A Basic Restore Using Samsung Recovery Solution 5
Warning: Do not rename the backup folder created by Samsung Recovery Solution or change the directory structure in the backup. If the name or structure has changed SRS will not see your recovery point when you attempt to perform a restore. A Basic Restore reloads all the Windows operating
How To Perform A Complete Backup Using Samsung Recovery Solution 5
A Complete Backup creates an image of the entire (C:) drive. You can use this image later to restore the system in case of system failure. Important: This creates a backup at the full volume size, so for example; if you have used 20Gb on the PC the destination device must have 20Gb available.
How To Disable Auto Brightness (Windows 7)
To disable auto brightness, follow these steps: Click the Start button, enter Easy Settings, and press Enter. If you do not have Easy Settings installed, click here to go to the download it. Click the Display tab on the left side of Easy Settings. Uncheck the Use the auto brightness control
How To Downgrade To Windows 7 On Your Windows 8 PC
Before you can downgrade to Windows 7, you will need the following: A Windows 7 installation disc. Make sure you insert the disc before following the steps below. Backup your data to an external source. All data will be removed in the downgrade process. Ensure your laptop is plugged in.
How To Install Windows 8 Drivers
To install Windows 8 drivers on your computer, you will need SW Update. If you do not currently have SW Update installed on your PC, click here and use the link in step 3 to download this software. To install Windows 8 drivers, follow the steps below: Open SW Update by clicking on the app in
How To Prepare Your Computer To Upgrade To Windows 8
Before you can upgrade to Windows 8, you need to download the BIOS update firmware from the Samsung Download Center. For information on how to download the BIOS update, follow the steps below. Once you have downloaded the update, follow the information in the Alert at the top of your product