You can work with ease in your school or work environment with your new Windows Notebook. Thanks to the trusted and intuitive Microsoft Windows operating system, you can get down to work and install your favourite programs on the Notebook without any problems. The Windows Notebook has a 360° foldable screen. This allows it to be used for various purposes. You can use the Notebook as a laptop, but also as a tablet or in presentation or tent mode for facilitating group tasks.
Create a Microsoft account and you will gain access to all the applications (apps) in the Microsoft Store and you can download new apps or update existing apps. As well as installing programs, you can also use online apps on the Notebook.
|Product name||Prowise 11.6” ProLine Windows Notebook|
|Operating system||Windows 10 Home|
|Dimensions||278 mm x 199,1 mm x 18,3 mm|
|Weight||1100 gr (incl. battery)|
|Battery||2 cell 10.000mAh, Li-polymer|
|Average battery life||10 hours|
|Screen resolution||1920 x 1080|
|Screen||360° flip-open function|
|Touchscreen||10-point capacitive multi-touch|
|Camera||720P (1280 x 720 @ 30Hz)|
|Speakers||2×1 Watt stereo speakers|
|I/O||Mini HDMI out (1.4, HDCP, 1920x1080p@60Hz) 1 USB 2.0 port, 1 USB 3.0 port, Micro SD card reader, microphone and audio connection|
|RAM||2 GB DDR3L RAM 1600 MHz|
|Hard disk storage||64 GB eMMC SSD|
|Processor||Intel® Atom™ x5-Z8350 Processor (2M Cache, up to 1.92 GHz) (64bits)|
|Graphics processor||Intel® HD Graphics 400|
|Connectivity||Intel® Wireless AC-3165 and bluetooth 4.2|
PLEASE NOTE! Check that what has been supplied is complete and contact our service desk within 5 days of delivery if it is incomplete. Please provide the serial number and a copy of the invoice.
DANGER! Keep the packaging, such as bubble wrap, out of reach for children. If used incorrectly there is a potential risk of suffocation.
Your Notebook is intended for digital communication for using, managing and editing electronic documents and multimedia content. Do not use your Notebook for other purposes.
Your Notebook ProLine can unfold 360°, which means that you can use your Notebook in different ways. As well as being used as a laptop you can fully flip open the screen to use the Notebook in tablet mode, you can also put your Notebook into tent mode and you can opt to work in presentation mode.
CAUTION! The Notebook is not drop and spill resistant. For more information please read the safety instructions.
CAUTION! Deactivate the keyboard and the touchpad (11) when you are using the Notebook in a position other than laptop mode.
To maintain an optimal service life of your Notebook, it is important to read the following instructions about the setup location. Keep your Notebook and all connected devices away from moisture and avoid dust, heat and direct sunlight. This can lead to errors or cause damage to your Notebook.
Do not use your Notebook outdoors as external influences such as rain, snow, etc. may damage your Notebook. Your Notebook can be used at an ambient temperature of +5 °C to +30 °C and in relative humidity of 20% – 80% (non-condensing).
Place and use all components on a stable, flat and vibration-free surface so the Notebook is not able to fall. After transporting the Notebook, wait until the Notebook has been able to accommodate to the ambient temperature before taking it in use. In case of large fluctuations in temperature or humidity, moisture may build up inside the Notebook due to condensation, which may lead to a short circuit.
Do not use your Notebook or the power supply adapter for lengthy periods on your lap as an unpleasant build-up of heat can occur due to heat discharge.
WARNING! Remove the plug from the mains socket during thunderstorms. For your additional safety, we advise you to use an overvoltage protection device to protect your Notebook against damage due to voltage peaks caused by a lightning strike to the electrical mains supply.
To charge your Notebook you should only use the supplied power adapter. Plug the power adapter into the mains socket using the power plug, which is compatible with the mains power supply for your region (EU/US/UK). Now connect the power adapter with your Notebook via the DC-in power port (8).
It is important the power socket is close to your Notebook and is easily accessible when charging. Make sure nobody is able to trip over the cables.
For your additional safety, we advise you to use an overvoltage protection device. This will protect your Notebook against damage due to voltage peaks caused by a lightning strike.
CAUTION! Only use an earthed power sockets with AC 100-240V ~, 50-60Hz to plug in your power adapter. If you are not sure about the power supply at the setup location, consult your energy company.
WARNING! Risk of electric shock. Never open the housing of the power adapter. There is a risk of life-threatening electric shocks when the housing is open. The power adapter does not contain any parts which can be maintained by the user.
The Notebook contains an internal battery. This battery is built into the enclosure and you cannot remove or replace it. In case of faults with the battery, always contact Prowise or a certified partner.
CAUTION! The battery in your Notebook must be fully discharged before recharging. You can see this from the screen or the warning signal of the Notebook.
WARNING! Risk of electric shock! Never open the Notebook enclosure to remove or replace the battery, as you may receive a life-threatening electric shock and cause damage to the Notebook. Do not heat the battery to a temperature higher than 60 °C.
|Move the pointer||Move your finger across the touchpad|
|Click||Press the bottom half of the touchpad. You can also tap the touchpad|
|Right-click||Press the touchpad with two fingers or hold the Alt key while you click with one finger|
|Scrol||Place two fingers on the touchpad and move them up or down to scroll vertically|
|Swipe||Quickly swipe two fingers to the left to go back or to the right to go forward on web pages or in apps.|
|See all open windows||Swipe down with three fingers|
|Switch between tabs||
Swipe left or right on the touchpad with three fingers
|Drag and drop||Click with one finger on the item that you want to move. Move the item with a second finger. Release both fingers from the touchpad to drop the item at its new location|
|Zoom in / zoom out||Pinch two fingers towards one another or away from one another.|
|Rotate object||Place a finger in the middle of the touchpad in the middle of the object and with a second finger draw a circle around the object.|
The Notebook is fitted with a touchscreen. This allows you to use the Notebook in different ways combined with the 360° foldable screen. The touchscreen has some specific controls.
|Click||Hold your finger on an item and drag it to the desired location without removing your finger from the screen.|
|Drag||Swipe from the left of the screen to the right.|
|Display all open windows||Swipe vanaf de linkerzijde van het scherm naar rechts.|
|Display action centre||Swipe from the right of the screen to the left.|
|Exit full screen||Swipe from the top edge of your screen downwards.|
|Display the taskbar||Swipe from the bottom edge of your screen upwards. The taskbar is now displayed when an app is used in fullscreen mode.|
|Swipe||Quickly swipe two fingers to the left to go back or to the right to go forward on web pages or in apps.|
|Zoom in / zoom out||Move two fingers away from one another on the screen to zoom in|
|Right-click (context menu)||Move two fingers towards one another on the screen to zoom out|
|Scroll||Hold a finger on the screen and drag in the direction that you want to scroll.|
|Fn + Esc||
This key can be adapted from Display settings under Power management
|Fn + F1||
Reduces the brightness of the screen
Opens the Windows help window in the browser
|Fn + F2||
Increases the brightness of the screen
Change the name of a document
|Fn + F3||
This allows you to display the options for using multiple screens
|Fn + F4||
Turns the speakers on/off
Enter a search query
|alt + F4||
Close the selected program
|Fn + F5||
Reduces the volume
Reload a web page
|Fn + F6||
Increases the volume
|Fn + F7||
Turns the touchpad on/off
|Fn + F9||
|Fn + F10||
Delete text (to the right of the cursor)
|Fn + F11||
Numeric keypad (Num LK)
Enable/disable the numeric keypad
|Fn + F12||
Scroll (Scr LK)
Is used in most applications for scrolling around the screen without moving the cursor
Displays the options for the area you are currently in (right mouse click)
This LED illuminates when the Notebook is switched on, even when it is in sleep mode.
This LED illuminates when Capslock is activated. Capslock allows you to only be able to type uppercase letters with your keyboard. You activate Capslock by pressing the associated key (the Capslock key) on the keyboard.
This LED illuminates when numlock is activated. Using numlock, you activate the additional numeric keys on your keyboard. You activate numlock by pressing FN+F11 on your keyboard.
This LED illuminates when the keyboard is switched on. You switch the keyboard on and off by using the slider button (11) on the right-hand side of the Notebook. Make sure that the keyboard is switched off when you want to use the Notebook in a mode other than laptop mode.
Press the on/off key (12), on the right-hand side of theNotebook to turn it on.
To turn off the Notebook, go to the Windows Start button and then click the on/off icon . You can now opt to put the Notebook into sleep mode, shut it down or restart it. If you want to switch off the Notebook, click on ‘Shut down’.
To force the Notebook to shut down, you press the on/off key for a few seconds, on the right-hand side of the Notebook until it turns off by itself.
When starting up your Notebook for the first time, make sure the mains power supply is not disconnected.
Press the on/off key on the right-hand side of the Notebook (12)
Note that the account with which you first log in is set as the administrator account. This account is the only account you can use to manage other users and to modify certain settings. As an administrator you can subsequently transfer administrator rights to another Microsoft account. To do so, go to the ‘Manage users’ → ‘Change administrator’ section.
PLEASE NOTE! If you skip connecting to the internet when starting up, you can still configure this later using the Windows interface.
CAUTION! Installation for the first time can take some time. During installation for the first time the Notebook should not be disconnected from the mains power supply and should not be switched off. Do not switch off the Notebook until the installation has successfully completed and the Windows desktop is displayed.
You can sign in to your Microsoft account by clicking your account in the access screen and entering your password or PIN.
If another user is signed in, please sign this user out first and then sign in with your own account to gain access to your account details.
To establish a connection with a WiFi network using the Notebook, click on the network icon in the taskbar at the bottom. After doing so a list of possible wireless networks appears. Select the desired network and click on ‘Connect’, then enter the password for the network. When you are connected to the internet, the following icon appears in the taskbar.
Administrators may hide networks so they have control over the users of this network . To display the hidden network, you should complete the following steps:
With a VPN connection, you can connect to a private network, such as the network from your school or at work. Using a VPN connection you have a safer connection to the business network and internet.
Before you can connect to a VPN, you need to set up a VPN profile on the Notebook. This can be done in two ways:
If you do not yet have a VPN profile, you need to create one before you can create a connection, which you do as follows:
If you want to edit the details for the VPN connection or want to specify additional settings, such as proxy settings, then select VPN connection and then click on ‘Advanced options’.
If you have a VPN profile, you can now establish a VPN connection.
To quickly check whether you are connected to a VPN, select the ‘Network’ icon (bottom right on the taskbar) and check whether ‘Connected’ is displayed under the VPN connection.
Bluetooth technology is used to wirelessly bridge short distances. You can use bluetooth for different purposes:
To turn on the bluetooth function on the Notebook, complete the following steps:
If you want to share files via bluetooth, click on ‘Send or receive files via Bluetooth’ and follow the instructions on the screen.
When flight mode is activated on the Notebook, all of the Notebook’s wireless connections (e.g. WLAN, Bluetooth) are turned off. Turn on flight mode when travelling in an aeroplane or when you do not want to connect wirelessly to a network. Switch on flight mode as follows:
You can now activate or deactivate flight mode on the Notebook. You can also turn connecting with WiFi and bluetooth on or off individually in this menu.
You can also turn on flight mode by going to the action centre (bottom right in the taskbar) and then clicking on ‘Network’. You can switch flight mode on or off under Network settings.
As an administrator you can grant other people access to the Notebook. They can then sign in to the Notebook with their own account.
You can choose to add user accounts to the Notebook. In this way you yourself decide who has access to the Notebook. You can add family members, including children, or you can add an account for ‘Another person’.
To get the most out of the Notebook it is best that everyone, who uses the Notebook, has their own Microsoft account. Under the ‘Add user account’ section, you can see how you can add a Microsoft account to the Notebook.
If you are not able to use a Microsoft account, you can use a local account. To create a local account, complete the following steps:
A local account is now created on the Notebook.
CAUTION! If you remove an account, all data for this person is removed from the Notebook, including items on the desktop, downloads, documents, photos, music and other files. If no backup of the data for the account has been created, this data will be lost.
Windows 10 has two types of accounts:
user accounts (standard users) and an administrator account. With a user account you can use programs, surf the internet, view e-mails, etc. If you want to make changes to the Notebook such as installing programs or adding or removing users, you need an administrator account. You can change the administrator account as follows:
By creating a Microsoft account, you can download apps in the Microsoft Store.
The Microsoft Store
You can find the Microsoft Store by going to the Windows Start button and then clicking on ‘Store’ . You can also open the Microsoft Store by clicking on the store icon in the taskbar.
When the store is opened, you can specify your search action in the search field. If the app that you are searching for is free, click on ‘Download’. If the app is not free, click on ‘Purchase’ and follow the steps that are displayed on the screen.
PLEASE NOTE! To use the Microsoft Store you need a Microsoft account and an internet connection. It is possible to download apps free without a Microsoft account.
To locate all your downloaded apps, go to the Windows Start Button and then click on ‘All apps’. All apps are displayed in alphabetical order.
Manage apps as follows:
In this menu you can manage your apps, in other words move and uninstall them. To remove an app, click on the app and click on ‘Uninstall’. To move an app, click on the app and click on ‘Move’. Select the location to which you wish to move this app.
Under ‘Manage optional features’ you can add language-related features such as fonts and writing languages.
To go to your files, click on the Windows Start button
and then on ‘Explorer’. Windows Explorer opens and your files and folders are displayed.
You can also open Windows Explorer by clicking on the icon in the taskbar.
We recommend that you regularly create backups of your files. This will ensure that you do not lose any data if the Notebook is lost or becomes faulty.
You can now specify an external drive, such as an external hard drive or a network location (cloud storage) for saving your backups.
Based on these settings, the entire contents of your user folder (C:＼users＼username) is now copied to the external drive every hour. If you wish to change the files where a backup is created or the number of times that a backup is created, click on the ‘More options’ tab.
PLEASE NOTE! If you choose to save your backups to an external drive, then ensure that it remains connected to the Notebook.
The Notebook is fitted with a mini HDMI port for connecting an external monitor. Switch the Notebook off and close it properly. Connect the external monitor to the Notebook’s mini HDMI port. Then connect the external monitor to the mains power supply and switch on the monitor. Now you can switch the Notebook back on.
Micro SD cards are memory cards. They are used as external storage media for data (including pictures). You can plug micro SD cards into the micro SD card reader in the Notebook (13).
Insert micro SD card
Slide the micro SD card fully into the micro SD card reader (13) as far as the start of the micro SD card*.
Remove micro SD card
To remove a micro SD card, first press it in to unlatch the locking system. Then retrieve the micro SD card out of the micro SD card reader.
CAUTION! Incorrect insertion of the micro SD card may cause damage to the Notebook. Only insert the micro SD card into the card slot with the contacts facing down.
Windows 10 is equipped with Windows Defender and Windows Firewall. These make the Notebook faster and safer to use. Windows Defender uses real-time protection to scan everything that you download and run on the Notebook for malicious software.
You can choose to scan a specific folder or file for viruses. You can do this as follows:
When Windows Defender finds a harmful file, you are given a notification in the app with a recommendation.
You can also temporarily disable the real-time protection of Windows Defender. You can do this as follows:
PLEASE NOTE! Windows Defender is automatically disabled when you install anti-virus software on the Notebook.
CAUTION! To provide additional protection for the Notebook, we recommend that you install anti-virus software on the Notebook.
The Windows Firewall filters all data coming in from the internet on to the Notebook and, where applicable, blocks harmful programs. You can also choose to disable this function. You can do this as follows:
PLEASE NOTE! If the Notebook is connected to a network, it is possible that you will not be able to change the Windows Firewall settings due to the network policy. When this is the case, contact your network administrator.
If the Notebook’s operating system is no longer working properly, you can attempt to restore the factory settings. When you do so, you can opt to keep or remove your files. Then Windows is re-installed on the Notebook.
PLEASE NOTE! If the Notebook fails to start properly three times in succession, the Windows recovery menu is automatically displayed.
Reset the Notebook via the settings menu
Reset the Notebook using the SHIFT key:
You can also reset the Notebook to factory settings by holding the shift key and then selecting ‘Restart’ under the on/off button. After the system has restarted, you select ‘Fix problem’ and then ‘Reset this PC’. You can do this in two ways:
CAUTION! First create a backup of your files before you reset the Notebook.
CAUTION! While resetting the Notebook, it is important that the Notebook is plugged into the mains power supply. Remember that resetting the Notebook can take quite a long time if you choose to remove all data.
The Notebook has an automatic, programmable function for power saving and power management. This allows you to achieve maximum operating time from the Notebook’s battery and so you limit the overall usage costs. You can change the power management settings as follows:
This menu allows you to change the Notebook’s power management settings. Here you can change how long the computer waits before turning off the monitor display or entering sleep mode.
Under the ‘Additional power settings’ tab you can change the screen settings and set it to power saver mode. This results in making the display less bright, but the battery lasts longer.
Cleaning the screen
To clean your screen take a soft, dry and lint-free microfibre cloth. Make sure that this cloth does not have any dirt on it.
If you want to use a cleaning agent, then only use the cleaning agent recommended by Prowise. Under no circumstances should you use any aggressive chemical cleaning agents as they may damage the screen.
|Always apply a cleaning agent to a cloth first and never directly onto the Notebook screen.The cloth that you use may be moist, but definitely not wet as this may cause damage to your Notebook.|
|Carefully wipe your screen using the lint-free cloth. Do not apply too much pressure when doing so as you may damage your screen as a result. Rub your screen gently in a circular motion to gain the best results. Never use a scraping tool.|
Cleaning the housing
To clean the housing of your Notebook you should use a soft, dry and lint-free microfibre cloth. Make sure that this cloth does not have any dirt on it and that the Notebook is switched off.
|If you want to use a cleaning agent, then always first apply it to a cloth and never directly onto your Notebook. The cloth that you use may be moist, but definitely not wet as this may cause damage to your Notebook.|
IMPORTANT! Before cleaning, always remove the power adapter from the mains socket and disconnect all connecting cables.
WARNING! If your Notebook gets wet, do not turn it on and do not plug the power adapter into the mains socket. This may cause an electric shock. If your Notebook is turned on, turn it off immediately and pull the power adapter out of the mains socket to prevent a short circuit.
When transporting your Notebook, turn it off. This ensures that the heads of your hard drive are moved to a safe position, thereby preventing any damage. Make sure that your Notebook is closed, so that your screen and the hinges do not get damaged. When transporting your Notebook always use a protective sleeve to protect your Notebook against dirt, moisture, vibrations and scratches.
If your Notebook has to be sent by post, then use the original packaging.
After transporting your Notebook, wait until your Notebook has been able to adjust to the ambient temperature before using it. In case of large fluctuations in temperature or humidity, moisture may buildup in your Notebook due to condensation, which may lead to a short circuit.
CAUTION! When you pass through the hand luggage check at an airport it is recommended that you have the Notebook and all magnetic storage media (external hard drives) checked with the hand luggage check. Avoid the gate or the magnetic detector, which involves manual screening checks as these may potentially damage your data.
You can find the action center below the action center icon or swipe from right to left across the screen. The action center displays Windows notifications. These notifications may, for example, be about updates, e-mails or an action that you yourself need to complete such as running a security scan. If you do not wish to receive notifications about a particular feature (e.g. e-mails), then right-click on it and select ‘Turn off notifications for this group’.
You can also find tiles in the action center for faster operation of the Notebook. For example, you can quickly turn your bluetooth on or off or turn your WiFi on. From this menu you can also navigate to your settings and adjust the brightness of the screen.
The tablet mode, which you can activate in this menu, is specifically geared towards using the Notebook’s touchscreen. The buttons are made bigger and the apps, which you open, are displayed full-screen.
To go to the settings menu, click on the Windows Start button and then on ‘Settings’ . In the settings menu you can continue to navigate to the next sections:
In this menu you can change settings relating to apps, the screen, power saving, notifications, storage, etc.
In the menu ‘Power & sleep’ you can set when the screen turns off and when the Notebook goes into sleep mode. This way you can manage the power consumption of the Notebook.
In the ‘Storage’ section you can see how much memory is available on the Notebook. You can also set your storage locations for different file types.
If you want to use offline maps, you can download and manage these in the ‘Offline maps’ submenu. By downloading these maps in advance, you don’t need an internet connection when you wish to use these maps. You can also change the storage location, where the maps are stored, in this menu. To open your offline maps, click on the Windows Start button and then go to ‘All apps’. Click on ‘Maps’ from this menu. You now have offline access to all the maps that you have added.
PLEASE NOTE! You need an internet connection to download these offline maps.
In this menu you can manage external devices. You can add printers and scanners, manage bluetooth devices and change the mouse and touchpad settings.
Under ‘Printers & scanners’ you can add and manage a printer or scanner.
Under the ‘Typing’ section you can choose to autocorrect and/or highlight misspelled words. In addition to the standard keyboard settings, you can also change the settings for the on-screen keyboard.
This menu allows you to change the settings relating to your network. Here you can manage your WiFi settings, enable flight mode or establish a VPN connection. For more information about VPN connections, see the ‘Networks’ > ‘Set up VPNs (Virtual Private Networks)’ section. In this menu you can also navigate to the ‘Data usage’, ‘Dial-up’ and ‘Proxy’ sections.
If you go to the ‘WiFi’ section and click on ‘Advanced options’ you can see all the options for your wireless network. You can also set a data limit in this menu. This is particularly relevant if you have a subscription with a restricted data limit and want more control over your data usage.
Under ‘Proxy’ you can connect to a proxy server. This means that you are not directly connected to the internet. The proxy server is connected to the internet and the Notebook in turn is connected to the proxy server. The advantage of this is that an extra ‘buffer’ is created between the Notebook and the internet, which provides additional security. In addition, using a proxy server you can block certain web sites and you need fewer IP addresses.
In this menu you can change the background, the colours and the Windows start button .
The settings that you change here only apply to your personal account and are not therefore displayed in other accounts. If you are the administrator of the Notebook, you can also change the background of the lock screen. All users can see this.
You can choose between a Windows picture or your own picture as a background. To set your own picture, click on ‘Browse’. You can also choose to set a solid colour as the background or to play a slideshow of pictures from a particular folder. If you choose to do this, you can also set how often you want to change pictures in the slideshow.
Under ‘Colours’ you can also set a colour, which is used in your language bar, menu and apps. You can also allow the Notebook to automatically select a colour. The Notebook picks this colour from your background.
You can also set a preset theme. To do so, go to the ‘Themes’ submenu and click on ‘Theme settings’. In the screen that is now opened, you can pick and save a theme that you have selected.
In the ‘Accounts’ menu you can adjust your personal account. Here you can add email addresses or an account picture, change your password, synchronise settings to other devices and gain access to your work network.
Under sign-in options you can change your password, add a PIN or set up a picture password. With a picture password you can sign on with a selected picture rather than a normal password or PIN. In addition, here you can set after how long you need to reset your password.
In the ‘Sync your settings’ submenu, you can synchronise specific settings, which are set up on your Microsoft accounts, to the Notebook. In this way you can sync the background theme, as well as the language preferences, passwords and ease of access. You need a Microsoft account to do this.
If you are the administrator of the Notebook, you can also manage other users under the ‘Family & other people’ submenu. For more information see the ‘Manage users’ section.
In this menu you can set up ‘Date and time’, ‘Region and language’ and ‘Speech’ options. If you want to change the date and time, ensure that ‘Set time automatically’ is turned off. If you want to change how the date and time is displayed, click on ‘Change date and time formats’.
Under the ‘Region & language’ menu, you can set the desired country and add and set up a language. To add a language, click on the plus sign and then on the desired language. If you wish to set the language as default on the Notebook, click on the desired language in the language menu and then on ‘Set as default’. In this menu you can also remove languages from the Notebook.
This menu allows you to set up your personal settings for controlling the Notebook. You can also turn on a narrator function or turn on or off the on-screen keyboard.
When the narrator function is turned on, you are given a spoken explanation about what is happening with every operation. You can also set up the speed and pitch of the voice. In addition, you can change the contrast ratio of your screen and you can adjust the size and colour of your mouse pointer under ‘Mouse’.
Under the ‘Magnifier’ menu you can magnify the screen display. When this function is turned on, you can set up the zoom on your screen using the plus and minus icons. Click on the cross on your screen to turn this function off. In addition, you can also invert the colours on your screen from this menu.
If you are playing a video with closed captions, in the ‘Closed captions’ menu you can change the font, colour and size of the closed captions. In this menu you can also set up a window behind the closed captions. By including a window, the closed captions are made clearer and easier to read.
Under ‘Other options’ in the Ease of Access menu, you can set up more visual options on the Notebook.
In this menu you can set up privacy options and determine yourself to what extent personal data can be used by apps. You also set up here which functions (such as microphone, camera, location, etc.) are used by apps. If you turn on a function such as the camera, you can choose for each app individually whether you wish to turn on the camera function for it.
PLEASE NOTE! We recommend that you read through the privacy settings carefully and make changes, where necessary.
In this menu you can change settings relating to updates and security of your data. In the ‘Windows update’ menu you can see when you last checked for updates, by default this is checked daily. If in the meantime you want to check for new updates yourself, then click on ‘Check for updates’. Under ‘Advanced options’ you can determine how the updates are installed. You can choose to automatically install updates or to provide a notification to schedule a restart.
You can change the security settings of the Notebook in the ‘Windows Defender’ menu. With Windows Defender you can help prevent malicious software from being installed or run on the Notebook. You can temporarily turn off the Windows Defender, although after some time this function is turned back on. If you want to exclude certain files from scans, click on ‘Add an exclusion’. In this menu you can exclude a file, folder or file type from the Windows Defender scan.
CAUTION! If you exclude certain files, folders or file types from scans, or you temporarily turn off the Windows Defender function, the Notebook is made more vulnerable to malware.
In the ‘Backup’ menu you can add an external drive to which a backup of your files is made. You can restore a backup from the configuration menu. For more information see the ‘Create backups’ section.
CAUTION! Create regular backups of your files to prevent data loss.
In the Recovery menu you can reset the Notebook to its factory settings. By doing so you can choose whether you want to keep or remove your files. If you reset the Notebook to factory settings, Windows is re-installed. For more information see the ‘Reset the Notebook’ section.
Under ‘Activation’ the software version is displayed which is installed on the Notebook and whether the system has been activated. If the product has changed, you can enter the modified product key by clicking on the ‘Change product key’ text. If you want to purchase another product, then you can do so via the Microsoft Store.
You can find the last known location of your device via the ‘Find my device’ menu. Make sure that you have a Microsoft account and have turned on the ‘Find my device’ function. You must also ensure that you have correctly set up your location settings in the privacy menu.
PLEASE NOTE! If you are not signed on as an administrator, you can only change your personal settings. When this is the case, you are not able to manage users or restore factory settings.