Task Bar

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Element

Possible User Actions

1

Show Desktop

Click the button to minimize or restore all open windows.

2

Main Menu

Click the button to open the Main Menu panel on the left side of the desktop.

3

Search

  • Type key words to locate settings, applications, and help content.

  • Click an entry in the search results to open the application, system utility, or Help Center window.

    If the application is not yet installed, QTS opens the corresponding download screen in the App Center window.

4

Volume Control

Important:

The feature is available only in models with certain hardware specifications.

Click the button to view the following:

  • Media Volume: Click and drag the slider thumb to adjust the volume of audio from applications that use the built-in speaker or line out port.

    • HD Station

    • Music Station

    • OceanKTV

  • Audio Alert Volume: Click and drag the slider thumb to adjust the volume of system audio alerts.

5

Background Tasks

  • Position the mouse pointer over the button to see the number of background tasks that are running. Examples of background tasks are file backup and multimedia conversion.

  • Click the button to see the following details for each background task:

    • Task type

    • Affected settings

    • Progress (percentage of completion)

  • Click to stop a task.

6

External Devices

  • Position the mouse pointer over the button to view the number of external storage devices and printers that are connected to the USB and SATA ports of the NAS.

  • Click the button to view the following details for each connected device.

  • Click a listed device to open File Station and view the contents of the device.

7

Event Notifications

  • Position the mouse pointer over the button to see the number of recent errors, warnings, and notices.

  • Click the button to view the following details for each event:

    • Event type

    • Description

    • Timestamp

    • Number of instances

  • Click a list entry to view the related utility or application screen.

    Clicking a warning or error log entry opens the System Logs window.

  • Click More>> to open the System Logs window.

  • Click Clear All to delete all list entries.

8

Options

Click your profile picture to open the Options screen.

For details, see Options.

9

[USER_NAME]

Click the button to view the last login time and the following menu items:

  • Options: Opens the Options window.

    For details, see Options.

  • Sleep: Keeps the NAS powered on but significantly reduces power consumption.

    This feature is available only in models with certain specifications.

  • Restart: Restarts the NAS

  • Shutdown: Shuts down QTS and then powers off the NAS

    Note:

    You can also power off the NAS using one of the following methods:

    • Press and hold the power button for 1.5 seconds.

    • Run Qfinder Pro and go to Tools > Shut down Server.

    • Open Qmanager and go to Menu > System Tools > System. Tap Shutdown.

  • Logout: Logs the user off the current session

10

More

Click the button to view the following menu items:

  • What's New: Opens the What's New window, which displays information on the new features and enhancements avaiilable in the installed QTS version

  • Help: Displays links to the Quick Start Guide, Virtualization Guide, Help Center, and online tutorials page

  • Language: Opens a list of supported languages and allows you to change the language of the operating system

  • Desktop Preferences: Opens a list of display modes and allows you to select your preferred mode of displaying the QTS desktop based on your device type

  • Help Request: Opens the Helpdesk window

  • About: Displays the following information:

    • Operating system

    • Hardware model

    • Operating system version

    • Number of installed drives

    • Number of empty drive bays

    • System volume name

    • Used disk space

    • Available disk space

11

Dashboard

Click the button to display the dashboard.

For details, see Dashboard.