Toshiba L505-S5990 Laptop User Manual

User’s Manual 4-34
Operating Basics
Connecting the LAN cable
To connect the LAN cable, follow the steps as detailed below:
1. Turn off the power to the computer and to all external devices
connected to the computer.
2. Plug one end of the cable into the LAN jack. Press gently until you hear
the latch click into place.
Figure 4-11 Connecting the LAN cable
3. Plug the other end of the cable into a LAN hub connector or router.
Check with your LAN administrator and hardware or software vendor
before using or configuring a network connection.
Disconnecting the LAN cable
Connect the AC adaptor before connecting the LAN cable. The AC
adaptor must remain connected during LAN use. If you disconnect the
AC Adaptor while the computer is accessing a LAN, the system may
hang up.
Do not connect any other cable to the LAN jack except the LAN cable.
Otherwise, malfunctions or damage may occur.
Do not connect any power supplying device to the LAN cable that is
connected to the LAN jack. Otherwise, malfunctions or damage may
When the computer is exchanging data with the LAN, the LAN Active
indicator glows yellow. When the computer is connected to a LAN hub but
is not exchanging data, the Link indicator glows.
Make sure the LAN Active indicator (amber LED) is out before you
disconnect the computer from the LAN.
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