Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E145 Operation & User’s Manual

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    UserGuide

    ThinkPadEdgeE145

  • Page 2:

    Note:Beforeusingthisinformationandtheproductitsupports,besuretoreadandunderstandthefollowing:

    •Safety,Warranty,andSetupGuide

    •RegulatoryNotice

    •“Importantsafetyinformation”onpagevi

    •AppendixE“Notices”onpage137

    TheSafety,Warranty,andSetupGuideandtheRegulatoryNoticehavebeenuploadedtotheWebsite.To

    refertothem,gotohttp://www.lenovo.com/ThinkPadUserGuidesandclickUserGuides&Manuals,then

    followtheinstructionsonthescreen.

    FirstEdition(August2013)

    ©CopyrightLenovo2013.

    LIMITEDANDRESTRICTEDRIGHTSNOTICE:IfdataorsoftwareisdeliveredpursuantaGeneralServicesAdministration

    “GSA”contract,use,reproduction,ordisclosureissubjecttorestrictionssetforthinContractNo.GS-35F-05925.

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    Contents

    Readthisrst..............v

    Importantsafetyinformation..........vi

    Conditionsthatrequireimmediateaction..vii

    Safetyguidelines............vii

    Chapter1.Productoverview......1

    Locatingcomputercontrols,connectors,and

    indicators..................1

    Frontview................1

    Right-sideview..............3

    Left-sideview..............4

    Bottomview...............6

    Statusindicators.............6

    Locatingimportantproductinformation......8

    Machinetypeandmodellabel........8

    FCCIDandICCerticationnumberlabel...9

    CerticateofAuthenticitylabel......10

    GenuineMicrosoftlabel.........10

    Features.................11

    Specications...............12

    Operatingenvironment...........12

    Lenovoprograms.............13

    AccessingLenovoprogramsontheWindows

    7operatingsystem...........13

    AccessingLenovoprogramsontheWindows

    8operatingsystem...........14

    AnintroductiontoLenovoprograms....15

    Chapter2.Usingyourcomputer...17

    Registeringyourcomputer..........17

    Frequentlyaskedquestions.........17

    Specialkeys...............19

    UsingtheUltraNavpointingdevice.......21

    UsingtheTrackPointpointingdevice....21

    Usingthetouchpad...........23

    DisablingtheUltraNavpointingdeviceand

    usinganexternalmouse.........24

    AddingtheUltraNavicontotheWindows

    noticationarea............24

    Powermanagement............24

    Checkingthebatterystatus........24

    Usingtheacpoweradapter........25

    Chargingthebattery..........26

    Maximizingthebatterylife........26

    Managingthebatterypower.......26

    Power-savingmodes..........26

    Handlingthebattery...........27

    Connectingtothenetwork..........29

    Ethernetconnections..........29

    Wirelessconnections..........29

    Presentationsandmultimedia.........32

    Changingdisplaysettings........32

    Connectingaprojectororanexternal

    monitor................32

    Usingdualdisplays...........34

    Usingaudiofeatures............34

    Usingthecamera.............35

    Usingaashmediacard...........36

    Insertingaashmediacard........36

    Removingaashmediacard.......36

    Chapter3.Youandyourcomputer..39

    Accessibilityandcomfort..........39

    Ergonomicinformation..........39

    Comfort...............40

    Accessibilityinformation.........40

    Travelingwithyourcomputer.........41

    Traveltips...............41

    Travelaccessories...........41

    Chapter4.Security..........43

    Attachingamechanicallock.........43

    Usingpasswords..............43

    Typingpasswords...........43

    Power-onpassword...........44

    Harddiskpasswords..........44

    Supervisorpassword..........46

    Harddisksecurity.............47

    Noticeondeletingdatafromyourharddiskdrive.48

    Usingrewalls...............48

    Protectingdataagainstviruses........49

    Chapter5.Recoveryoverview....51

    RecoveryoverviewfortheWindows7operating

    system..................51

    Creatingandusingrecoverymedia.....51

    Performingbackupandrecoveryoperations.52

    UsingtheRescueandRecoveryworkspace.53

    Creatingandusingarescuemedium....54

    Reinstallingpreinstalledapplicationsand

    devicedrivers.............55

    Solvingrecoveryproblems........56

    RecoveryoverviewfortheWindows8operating

    system..................56

    Refreshingyourcomputer........56

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    Resettingyourcomputertothefactorydefault

    settings................57

    Usingtheadvancedstartupoptions....57

    RecoveringyouroperatingsystemifWindows

    8failstostart.............57

    Creatingandusingrecoverymedia.....57

    Chapter6.Replacingdevices.....59

    Staticelectricityprevention..........59

    Replacingthebattery............59

    Replacingtheharddiskdrive.........61

    ReplacingaPCIExpressMiniCardforwireless

    LANconnection..............64

    Replacingamemorymodule.........66

    Replacingthekeyboard...........68

    Replacingthebackupbattery.........73

    Chapter7.Advancedconguration..77

    Installinganewoperatingsystem.......77

    Beforeyoubegin............77

    InstallingtheWindows7operatingsystem..78

    InstallingtheWindows8operatingsystem..79

    Installingdevicedrivers...........79

    Installingthedriverforthe4-in-1mediacard

    reader................79

    InstallingthedriverforUSB3.0onthe

    Windows7operatingsystem.......79

    InstallingtheThinkPadmonitorlefor

    Windows2000/XP/Vista/7ontheWindows7

    operatingsystem............80

    Installingotherdriversandsoftwareonthe

    Windows7operatingsystem.......80

    ThinkPadSetup..............80

    Mainmenu..............81

    Congmenu..............81

    Date/Timemenu............85

    Securitymenu.............85

    Startupmenu.............89

    Restartmenu.............91

    UpdatingyoursystemUEFIBIOS.....91

    Usingsystemmanagement..........92

    Settingmanagementfeatures.......92

    Chapter8.Preventingproblems...95

    Generaltipsforpreventingproblems......95

    Makingsuredevicedriversarecurrent.....96

    Takingcareofyourcomputer.........97

    Cleaningthecoverofyourcomputer....98

    Chapter9.Troubleshootingcomputer

    problems..............101

    Diagnosingproblems............101

    Troubleshooting..............101

    Computerstopsresponding.......101

    Spillsonthekeyboard..........102

    Errormessages............102

    Errorswithoutmessages.........104

    Beeperrors..............105

    Memorymoduleproblems........106

    Networkingproblems..........106

    Problemswiththekeyboardandotherpointing

    devices................108

    Problemswiththedisplayandmultimedia

    devices................108

    Batteryandpowerproblems.......113

    Problemswithdrivesandotherstorage

    devices................116

    Asoftwareproblem...........116

    AUSBproblem............117

    Chapter10.Gettingsupport....119

    BeforeyoucontactLenovo..........119

    Gettinghelpandservice...........120

    Usingdiagnosticprograms........120

    LenovoSupportWebsite.........120

    CallingLenovo.............120

    FindingThinkPadoptions........121

    Purchasingadditionalservices........122

    AppendixA.Regulatory

    information.............123

    Wirelessrelatedinformation.........123

    LocationoftheUltraConnectwireless

    antennas...............124

    Locatingwirelessregulatorynotices....125

    Exportclassicationnotice..........125

    Electronicemissionnotices..........125

    FederalCommunicationsCommission

    DeclarationofConformity........125

    IndustryCanadaClassBemissioncompliance

    statement...............125

    EuropeanUnion-Compliancetothe

    ElectromagneticCompatibilityDirective...126

    GermanClassBcompliancestatement...126

    KoreaClassBcompliancestatement....127

    JapanVCCIClassBcompliancestatement..127

    Japancompliancestatementforproducts

    whichconnecttothepowermainswith

    ratedcurrentlessthanorequalto20Aper

    phase................127

    Lenovoproductserviceinformationfor

    Taiwan................127

    Eurasiancompliancemark..........127

    AppendixB.WEEEandrecycling

    statements.............129

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    ImportantWEEEinformation.........129

    Japanrecyclingstatements.........129

    RecyclinginformationforBrazil........130

    BatteryrecyclinginformationfortheEuropean

    Union..................130

    BatteryrecyclinginformationforTaiwan.....131

    BatteryrecyclinginformationfortheUnitedStates

    andCanada................131

    RecyclinginformationforChina........131

    AppendixC.RestrictionofHazardous

    SubstancesDirective(RoHS)....133

    EuropeanUnionRoHS...........133

    ChinaRoHS................133

    TurkishRoHS...............133

    UkraineRoHS...............134

    IndiaRoHS................134

    AppendixD.ENERGYSTARmodel

    information.............135

    AppendixE.Notices.........137

    Trademarks................138

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    ivUserGuide

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    Readthisrst

    Besuretofollowtheimportanttipsgivenheretogetthemostuseandenjoymentoutofyourcomputer.

    Failuretodosomightleadtodiscomfortorinjury,orcauseyourcomputertofail.

    Protectyourselffromtheheatthatyourcomputergenerates.

    Whenyourcomputeristurnedonorthebatteryischarging,thebase,thepalm

    rest,andsomeotherpartsmaybecomehot.Thetemperaturetheyreach

    dependsontheamountofsystemactivityandthelevelofchargeinthebattery.

    Extendedcontactwithyourbody,eventhroughclothing,couldcause

    discomfortorevenaskinburn.

    •Avoidkeepingyourhands,yourlap,oranyotherpartofyourbodyin

    contactwithahotsectionofthecomputerforanyextendedtime.

    •Periodicallytakehandsfromusingthekeyboardbyliftingyourhandsfrom

    thepalmrest.

    Protectyourselffromtheheatgeneratedbytheacpoweradapter.

    Whentheacpoweradapterisconnectedtoanelectricaloutletandyour

    computer,itgeneratesheat.

    Extendedcontactwithyourbody,eventhroughclothing,maycauseaskin

    burn.

    •Donotplacetheacpoweradapterincontactwithanypartofyourbody

    whileitisinuse.

    •Neveruseittowarmyourbody.

    Preventyourcomputerfromgettingwet.

    Toavoidspillsandthedangerofelectricalshock,keepliquidsawayfromyour

    computer.

    Protectthecablesfrombeingdamaged.

    Applyingstrongforcetocablesmaydamageorbreakthem.

    Routecommunicationlines,orthecablesofanacpoweradapter,amouse,a

    keyboard,aprinter,oranyotherelectronicdevice,sothattheycannotbewalked

    on,trippedover,pinchedbyyourcomputerorotherobjects,orinanyway

    subjectedtotreatmentthatcouldinterferewiththeoperationofyourcomputer.

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    Protectyourcomputeranddatawhenmovingit.

    Beforemovingacomputerequippedwithaharddiskdrive,dooneofthe

    following,andmakesurethatthepowerswitchisofforisblinking:

    •Turnitoff.

    •Putitinsleepmode.

    •Putitinhibernationmode.

    Thiswillhelptopreventdamagetothecomputer,andpossiblelossofdata.

    Handleyourcomputergently.

    Donotdrop,bump,scratch,twist,hit,vibrate,push,orplaceheavyobjectson

    yourcomputer,display,orexternaldevices.

    Carryyourcomputercarefully.

    •Useaqualitycarryingcasethatprovidesadequatecushioningandprotection.

    •Donotpackyourcomputerinatightlypackedsuitcaseorbag.

    •Beforeputtingyourcomputerinacarryingcase,makesurethatitisoff,insleep

    mode,orinhibernationmode.Donotputacomputerinacarryingcasewhileit

    isturnedon.

    Importantsafetyinformation

    Note:Readtheimportantsafetyinformationrst.

    Thisinformationcanhelpyousafelyuseyournotebookcomputer.Followandretainallinformationincluded

    withyourcomputer.Theinformationinthisdocumentdoesnotalterthetermsofyourpurchaseagreement

    ortheLenovo

    ®

    LimitedWarranty.Formoreinformation,see“WarrantyInformation”intheSafety,Warranty,

    andSetupGuidethatcomeswithyourcomputer.

    Customersafetyisimportant.Ourproductsaredevelopedtobesafeandeffective.However,personal

    computersareelectronicdevices.Powercords,poweradapters,andotherfeaturescancreatepotential

    safetyrisksthatcanresultinphysicalinjuryorpropertydamage,especiallyifmisused.Toreducethese

    risks,followtheinstructionsincludedwithyourproduct,observeallwarningsontheproductandinthe

    operatinginstructions,andreviewtheinformationincludedinthisdocumentcarefully.Bycarefullyfollowing

    theinformationcontainedinthisdocumentandprovidedwithyourproduct,youcanhelpprotectyourself

    fromhazardsandcreateasafercomputerworkenvironment.

    Note:Thisinformationincludesreferencestopoweradaptersandbatteries.Inadditiontonotebook

    computers,someproducts(suchasspeakersandmonitors)shipwithexternalpoweradapters.Ifyouhave

    suchaproduct,thisinformationappliestoyourproduct.Inaddition,computerproductscontainacoin-sized

    internalbatterythatprovidespowertothesystemclockevenwhenthecomputerisunplugged,sothe

    batterysafetyinformationappliestoallcomputerproducts.

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    Conditionsthatrequireimmediateaction

    Productscanbecomedamagedduetomisuseorneglect.Someproductdamageisseriousenough

    thattheproductshouldnotbeusedagainuntilithasbeeninspectedand,ifnecessary,repairedby

    anauthorizedservicer.

    Aswithanyelectronicdevice,paycloseattentiontotheproductwhenitisturnedon.Onveryrare

    occasions,youmightnoticeanodororseeapuffofsmokeorsparksventfromyourproduct.Oryou

    mighthearsoundslikepopping,crackingorhissing.Theseconditionsmightmerelymeanthatan

    internalelectroniccomponenthasfailedinasafeandcontrolledmanner.Or,theymightindicate

    apotentialsafetyissue.However,donottakerisksorattempttodiagnosethesituationyourself.

    ContacttheCustomerSupportCenterforfurtherguidance.ForalistofServiceandSupportphone

    numbers,seethefollowingWebsite:

    http://www.lenovo.com/support/phone

    Frequentlyinspectyourcomputeranditscomponentsfordamageorwearorsignsofdanger.Ifyou

    haveanyquestionabouttheconditionofacomponent,donotusetheproduct.ContacttheCustomer

    SupportCenterortheproductmanufacturerforinstructionsonhowtoinspecttheproductand

    haveitrepaired,ifnecessary.

    Intheunlikelyeventthatyounoticeanyofthefollowingconditions,orifyouhaveanysafetyconcerns

    withyourproduct,stopusingtheproductandunplugitfromthepowersourceandtelecommunication

    linesuntilyoucanspeaktotheCustomerSupportCenterforfurtherguidance.

    •Powercords,plugs,poweradapters,extensioncords,surgeprotectors,orpowersuppliesthatare

    cracked,broken,ordamaged.

    •Signsofoverheating,smoke,sparks,orre.

    •Damagetoabattery(suchascracks,dents,orcreases),dischargefromabattery,orabuildupofforeign

    substancesonthebattery.

    •Acracking,hissingorpoppingsound,orstrongodorthatcomesfromtheproduct.

    •Signsthatliquidhasbeenspilledoranobjecthasfallenontothecomputerproduct,thepowercordor

    poweradapter.

    •Thecomputerproduct,powercord,orpoweradapterhasbeenexposedtowater.

    •Theproducthasbeendroppedordamagedinanyway.

    •Theproductdoesnotoperatenormallywhenyoufollowtheoperatinginstructions.

    Note:Ifyounoticetheseconditionswithaproduct(suchasanextensioncord)thatisnotmanufacturedfor

    orbyLenovo,stopusingthatproductuntilyoucancontacttheproductmanufacturerforfurtherinstructions,

    oruntilyougetasuitablereplacement.

    Safetyguidelines

    Alwaysobservethefollowingprecautionstoreducetheriskofinjuryandpropertydamage.

    Serviceandupgrades

    DonotattempttoserviceaproductyourselfunlessinstructedtodosobytheCustomerSupportCenteror

    yourdocumentation.OnlyuseaServiceProviderwhoisapprovedtorepairyourparticularproduct.

    Note:Somecomputerpartscanbeupgradedorreplacedbythecustomer.Upgradestypicallyare

    referredtoasoptions.ReplacementpartsapprovedforcustomerinstallationarereferredtoasCustomer

    ReplaceableUnits,orCRUs.Lenovoprovidesdocumentationwithinstructionswhenitisappropriatefor

    customerstoinstalloptionsorreplaceCRUs.Youmustcloselyfollowallinstructionswheninstallingor

    replacingparts.TheOffstateofapowerindicatordoesnotnecessarilymeanthatvoltagelevelsinsidea

    productarezero.Beforeyouremovethecoversfromaproductequippedwithapowercord,alwaysmake

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    surethatthepoweristurnedoffandthattheproductisunpluggedfromanypowersource.Ifyouhave

    anyquestionsorconcerns,contacttheCustomerSupportCenter.

    Althoughtherearenomovingpartsinyourcomputerafterthepowercordhasbeendisconnected,the

    followingwarningsarerequiredforyoursafety.

    CAUTION:

    Hazardousmovingparts.Keepngersandotherbodypartsaway.

    CAUTION:

    BeforereplacinganyCRUs,turnoffthecomputerandwaitthreetoveminutestoletthecomputer

    coolbeforeopeningthecover.

    Powercordsandpoweradapters

    DANGER

    Useonlythepowercordsandpoweradapterssuppliedbytheproductmanufacturer.

    Thepowercordsshallbesafetyapproved.ForGermany,itshallbeH05VV-F,3G,0.75mm

    2

    ,or

    better.Forothercountries,thesuitabletypesshallbeusedaccordingly.

    Neverwrapapowercordaroundapoweradapterorotherobject.Doingsocanstressthecordin

    waysthatcancausethecordtofray,crack,orcrimp.Thiscanpresentasafetyhazard.

    Alwaysroutepowercordssothattheywillnotbewalkedon,trippedover,orpinchedbyobjects.

    Protectpowercordsandpoweradaptersfromliquids.Forinstance,donotleaveyourpowercord

    orpoweradapternearsinks,tubs,toilets,oronoorsthatarecleanedwithliquidcleansers.

    Liquidscancauseashortcircuit,particularlyifthepowercordorpoweradapterhasbeenstressed

    bymisuse.Liquidsalsocancausegradualcorrosionofpowercordterminalsand/ortheconnector

    terminalsonapoweradapter,whichcaneventuallyresultinoverheating.

    Alwaysconnectpowercordsandsignalcablesinthecorrectorderandensurethatallpowercord

    connectorsaresecurelyandcompletelypluggedintoreceptacles.

    Donotuseanypoweradapterthatshowscorrosionattheacinputpinsorshowssignsof

    overheating(suchasdeformedplastic)attheacinputpinsoranywhereonthepoweradapter.

    Donotuseanypowercordswheretheelectricalcontactsoneitherendshowsignsofcorrosionor

    overheatingorwherethepowercordappearstohavebeendamagedinanyway.

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    Extensioncordsandrelateddevices

    Ensurethatextensioncords,surgeprotectors,uninterruptiblepowersupplies,andpowerstripsthatyouuse

    areratedtohandletheelectricalrequirementsoftheproduct.Neveroverloadthesedevices.Ifpowerstrips

    areused,theloadshouldnotexceedthepowerstripinputrating.Consultanelectricianformoreinformation

    ifyouhavequestionsaboutpowerloads,powerrequirements,andinputratings.

    Plugsandoutlets

    DANGER

    Ifareceptacle(poweroutlet)thatyouintendtousewithyourcomputerequipmentappearstobe

    damagedorcorroded,donotusetheoutletuntilitisreplacedbyaqualiedelectrician.

    Donotbendormodifytheplug.Iftheplugisdamaged,contactthemanufacturertoobtain

    areplacement.

    Donotshareanelectricaloutletwithotherhomeorcommercialappliancesthatdrawlargeamounts

    ofelectricity;otherwise,unstablevoltagemightdamageyourcomputer,data,orattacheddevices.

    Someproductsareequippedwithathree-prongedplug.Thisplugtsonlyintoagrounded

    electricaloutlet.Thisisasafetyfeature.Donotdefeatthissafetyfeaturebytryingtoinsertitinto

    anon-groundedoutlet.Ifyoucannotinserttheplugintotheoutlet,contactanelectricianforan

    approvedoutletadapterortoreplacetheoutletwithonethatenablesthissafetyfeature.Never

    overloadanelectricaloutlet.Theoverallsystemloadshouldnotexceed80percentofthebranch

    circuitrating.Consultanelectricianformoreinformationifyouhavequestionsaboutpowerloads

    andbranchcircuitratings.

    Besurethatthepoweroutletyouareusingisproperlywired,easilyaccessible,andlocatedclose

    totheequipment.Donotfullyextendpowercordsinawaythatwillstressthecords.

    Besurethatthepoweroutletprovidesthecorrectvoltageandcurrentfortheproductyouare

    installing.

    Carefullyconnectanddisconnecttheequipmentfromtheelectricaloutlet.

    Powersupplystatement

    DANGER

    Neverremovethecoveronapowersupplyoranypartthathasthefollowinglabelattached.

    Hazardousvoltage,current,andenergylevelsarepresentinsideanycomponentthathasthislabel

    attached.Therearenoserviceablepartsinsidethesecomponents.Ifyoususpectaproblemwith

    oneoftheseparts,contactaservicetechnician.

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    Externaldevices

    CAUTION:

    DonotconnectordisconnectanyexternaldevicecablesotherthanUSBcableswhilethecomputer

    powerison;otherwise,youmightdamageyourcomputer.Toavoidpossibledamagetoattached

    devices,waitatleastvesecondsafterthecomputerisshutdowntodisconnectexternaldevices.

    Generalbatterynotice

    DANGER

    PersonalcomputersmanufacturedbyLenovocontainacoincellbatterytoprovidepowerto

    thesystemclock.Inaddition,manymobileproducts,suchasnotebookcomputers,utilizea

    rechargeablebatterypacktoprovidesystempowerwheninportablemode.Batteriessuppliedby

    Lenovoforusewithyourproducthavebeentestedforcompatibilityandshouldonlybereplaced

    withapprovedparts.

    Neverattempttoopenorserviceanybattery.Donotcrush,puncture,orincineratebatteriesor

    shortcircuitthemetalcontacts.Donotexposethebatterytowaterorotherliquids.Onlyrecharge

    thebatterypackstrictlyaccordingtoinstructionsincludedintheproductdocumentation.

    Batteryabuseormishandlingcancausethebatterytooverheat,whichcancausegassesorame

    to“vent”fromthebatterypackorcoincell.Ifyourbatteryisdamaged,orifyounoticeany

    dischargefromyourbatteryorthebuildupofforeignmaterialsonthebatteryleads,stopusingthe

    batteryandobtainareplacementfromthebatterymanufacturer.

    Batteriescandegradewhentheyareleftunusedforlongperiodsoftime.Forsomerechargeable

    batteries(particularlyLithiumIonbatteries),leavingabatteryunusedinadischargedstatecould

    increasetheriskofabatteryshortcircuit,whichcouldshortenthelifeofthebatteryandalsocan

    poseasafetyhazard.DonotletrechargeableLithium-Ionbatteriescompletelydischargeorstore

    thesebatteriesinadischargedstate.

    Rechargeablebatterynotice

    DANGER

    Donotattempttodisassembleormodifythebatterypack.Attemptingtodosocancausean

    explosion,orliquidleakagefromthebatterypack.Abatterypackotherthantheonespeciedby

    Lenovo,oradisassembledormodiedbatterypackisnotcoveredbythewarranty.

    Iftherechargeablebatterypackisincorrectlyreplaced,thereisdangerofanexplosion.Thebattery

    packcontainsasmallamountofharmfulsubstances.Toavoidpossibleinjury:

    •ReplaceonlywithabatteryofthetyperecommendedbyLenovo.

    •Keepthebatterypackawayfromre.

    •Donotexposeittowaterorrain.

    •Donotattempttodisassembleit.

    •Donotshort-circuitit.

    •Keepitawayfromchildren.

    •Donotdropthebatterypack.

    Donotputthebatterypackintrashthatisdisposedofinlandlls.Whendisposingofthebattery,

    complywithlocalordinancesorregulations.

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    Thebatterypackshouldbestoredatroomtemperature,chargedtoapproximately30to50%

    ofcapacity.Werecommendthatbatterypackbechargedaboutonceperyeartoprevent

    overdischarge.

    Lithiumcoincellbatterynotice

    DANGER

    Dangerofexplosionifbatteryisincorrectlyreplaced.

    Whenreplacingthelithiumcoincellbattery,useonlythesameoranequivalenttypethatis

    recommendedbythemanufacturer.Thebatterycontainslithiumandcanexplodeifnotproperly

    used,handled,ordisposedof.

    Donot:

    •Throworimmerseintowater

    •Heattomorethan100°C(212°F)

    •Repairordisassemble

    Disposeofthebatteryasrequiredbylocalordinancesorregulations.

    ThefollowingstatementappliestousersinthestateofCalifornia,U.S.A.

    CaliforniaPerchlorateInformation:

    Productscontainingmanganesedioxidelithiumcoincellbatteriesmaycontainperchlorate.

    PerchlorateMaterial-specialhandlingmayapply,See

    www.dtsc.ca.gov/hazardouswaste/perchlorate

    Heatandproductventilation

    DANGER

    Computers,acpoweradapters,andmanyaccessoriescangenerateheatwhenturnedonandwhen

    batteriesarecharging.Notebookcomputerscangenerateasignicantamountofheatduetotheir

    compactsize.Alwaysfollowthesebasicprecautions:

    •Whenyourcomputeristurnedonorthebatteryischarging,thebase,thepalmrest,andsome

    otherpartsmaybecomehot.Avoidkeepingyourhands,yourlap,oranyotherpartofyour

    bodyincontactwithahotsectionofthecomputerforanyextendedlengthoftime.Whenyou

    usethekeyboard,avoidkeepingyourpalmsonthepalmrestforaprolongedperiodoftime.

    Yourcomputergeneratessomeheatduringnormaloperation.Theamountofheatdependson

    theamountofsystemactivityandthebatterychargelevel.Extendedcontactwithyourbody,

    eventhroughclothing,couldcausediscomfortorevenaskinburn.Periodicallytakebreaks

    fromusingthekeyboardbyliftingyourhandsfromthepalmrest;andbecarefulnottouse

    thekeyboardforanyextendedlengthoftime.

    •Donotoperateyourcomputerorchargethebatterynearammablematerialsorinexplosive

    environments.

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    •Ventilationslots,fansand/orheatsinksareprovidedwiththeproductforsafety,comfort,and

    reliableoperation.Thesefeaturesmightinadvertentlybecomeblockedbyplacingtheproducton

    abed,sofa,carpet,orotherexiblesurface.Neverblock,cover,ordisablethesefeatures.

    •Whentheacpoweradapterisconnectedtoanelectricaloutletandyourcomputer,itgenerates

    heat.Donotplacetheadapterincontactwithanypartofyourbodywhileusingit.Neverusethe

    acpoweradaptertowarmyourbody.Extendedcontactwithyourbody,eventhroughclothing,

    maycauseaskinburn.

    Foryoursafety,alwaysfollowthesebasicprecautionswithyourcomputer:

    •Keepthecoverclosedwheneverthecomputerispluggedin.

    •Regularlyinspecttheoutsideofthecomputerfordustaccumulation.

    •Removedustfromventsandanyperforationsinthebezel.Morefrequentcleaningsmightbe

    requiredforcomputersindustyorhigh-trafcareas.

    •Donotrestrictorblockanyventilationopenings.

    •Donotoperateyourcomputerinsidefurniture,asthismightincreasetheriskofoverheating.

    •Airowtemperaturesintothecomputershouldnotexceed35°C(95°F).

    Electricalcurrentsafetyinformation

    DANGER

    Electriccurrentfrompower,telephone,andcommunicationcablesishazardous.

    Toavoidashockhazard:

    •Donotuseyourcomputerduringalightningstorm.

    •Donotconnectordisconnectanycablesorperforminstallation,maintenance,orreconguration

    ofthisproductduringanelectricalstorm.

    •Connectallpowercordstoaproperlywiredandgroundedelectricaloutlet.

    •Connecttoproperlywiredoutletsanyequipmentthatwillbeattachedtothisproduct.

    •Wheneverpossible,useonehandonlytoconnectordisconnectsignalcables.

    •Neverturnonanyequipmentwhenthereisevidenceofre,water,orstructuraldamage.

    •Disconnecttheattachedpowercords,batterypack,andallthecablesbeforeyouopenthe

    devicecovers,unlessinstructedotherwiseintheinstallationandcongurationprocedures.

    •Donotuseyourcomputeruntilallinternalpartsenclosuresarefastenedintoplace.Neveruse

    thecomputerwheninternalpartsandcircuitsareexposed.

    DANGER

    Connectanddisconnectcablesasdescribedinthefollowingprocedureswheninstalling,moving,

    oropeningcoversonthisproductorattacheddevices.

    Toconnect:

    1.TurneverythingOFF .

    2.First,attachallcablestodevices.

    3.Attachsignalcablestoconnectors.

    4.Attachpowercordstooutlets.

    5.TurndevicesON.

    Todisconnect:

    1.TurneverythingOFF .

    2.First,removepowercordsfromoutlets.

    3.Removesignalcablesfromconnectors.

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    4.Removeallcablesfromdevices.

    Thepowercordmustbedisconnectedfromthewalloutletorreceptaclebeforeinstallingallother

    electricalcablesconnectedtothecomputer.

    Thepowercordmaybereconnectedtothewalloutletorreceptacleonlyafterallotherelectrical

    cableshavebeenconnectedtothecomputer.

    Liquidcrystaldisplay(LCD)notice

    CAUTION:

    Theliquidcrystaldisplay(LCD)ismadeofglass,androughhandlingordroppingthecomputercan

    causetheLCDtobreak.IftheLCDbreaksandtheinternaluidgetsintoyoureyesoronyour

    hands,immediatelywashtheaffectedareaswithwaterforatleast15minutes;ifanysymptomsare

    presentafterwashing,getmedicalcare.

    Note:Forproductswithmercury-containinguorescentlamps(forexample,non-LED),theuorescentlamp

    intheliquidcrystaldisplay(LCD)containsmercury;disposeofaccordingtolocal,state,orfederallaws.

    Usingheadphonesorearphones

    Ifyourcomputerhasbothaheadphoneconnectorandanaudio-outconnector,alwaysusetheheadphone

    connectorforheadphones(alsocalledaheadset)orearphones.

    CAUTION:

    Excessivesoundpressurefromearphonesandheadphonescancausehearingloss.Adjustmentof

    theequalizertomaximumincreasestheearphoneandheadphoneoutputvoltageandthesound

    pressurelevel.Therefore,toprotectyourhearing,adjusttheequalizertoanappropriatelevel.

    Excessiveuseofheadphonesorearphonesforalongperiodoftimeathighvolumecanbedangerousifthe

    outputoftheheadphoneorearphoneconnectorsdonotcomplywithspecicationsofEN50332-2.The

    headphoneoutputconnectorofyourcomputercomplieswithEN50332-2Subclause7.Thisspecication

    limitsthecomputer’smaximumwidebandtrueRMSoutputvoltageto150mV.Tohelpprotectagainst

    hearingloss,ensurethattheheadphonesorearphonesyouusealsocomplywithEN50332-2(Clause7

    limits)forawidebandcharacteristicvoltageof75mV.UsingheadphonesthatdonotcomplywithEN

    50332-2canbedangerousduetoexcessivesoundpressurelevels.

    IfyourLenovocomputercamewithheadphonesorearphonesinthepackage,asaset,thecombinationof

    theheadphonesorearphonesandthecomputeralreadycomplieswiththespecicationsofEN50332-1.

    Ifdifferentheadphonesorearphonesareused,ensurethattheycomplywithEN50332-1(Clause6.5

    LimitationValues).UsingheadphonesthatdonotcomplywithEN50332-1canbedangerousdueto

    excessivesoundpressurelevels.

    Additionalsafetyinformation

    DANGER

    Plasticbagscanbedangerous.Keepplasticbagsawayfrombabiesandchildrentoavoiddanger

    ofsuffocation.

    Noticefortabletpersonalcomputerusers

    SafetynoticeforusersinAustralia

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    DANGER

    Donotconnectphonelinewhileusingtabletmode.

    NoticeforusersintheU.S.A.

    Manypersonalcomputerproductsandaccessoriescontaincords,cablesorwires,suchaspowercordsor

    cordstoconnecttheaccessorytoapersonalcomputer.Ifthisproducthassuchacord,cableorwire,then

    thefollowingwarningapplies:

    WARNING:Handlingthecordonthisproductorcordsassociatedwithaccessoriessoldwiththisproduct

    willexposeyoutolead,achemicalknowntotheStateofCaliforniatocausecancer,andbirthdefectsor

    otherreproductiveharm.Washhandsafterhandling.

    Savetheseinstructions.

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    Chapter1.Productoverview

    Thischapterprovidesinformationaboutthelocationsofconnectors,locationsofimportantproductlabels,

    computerfeatures,specications,operatingenvironment,andpreinstalledprograms.

    Thischaptercontainsthefollowingtopics:

    •“Locatingcomputercontrols,connectors,andindicators”onpage1

    •“Locatingimportantproductinformation”onpage8

    •“Features”onpage11

    •“Specications”onpage12

    •“Operatingenvironment”onpage12

    •“Lenovoprograms”onpage13

    Locatingcomputercontrols,connectors,andindicators

    Thissectionintroducesthecomputerhardwarefeaturestogiveyouthebasicinformationyouneedto

    startusingthecomputer.

    Frontview

    Figure1.Frontview

    1Camera

    5Touchpad

    2Power-statusindicator6TrackPoint

    ®

    pointingstick

    3Systemstatusindicator(illuminatedThinkPad

    ®

    logo)

    7Microphone

    4TrackPointbuttons8Powerbutton

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    1Camera

    Usethecameratotakepicturesorholdavideoconference.Fordetails,see“Usingthecamera”onpage35.

    2Power-statusindicator

    Yourcomputerhasapowerstatusindicator.Forthedetailedinformationaboutthelocationandmeaningof

    theindicator,see“Powerstatusindicator”onpage7

    .

    3Systemstatusindicator(illuminatedThinkPadlogo)

    TheilluminatedThinkPadlogoonthepalmrestfunctionsasasystemstatusindicator.Yourcomputerhas

    severalstatusindicators.Forthedetailedinformationaboutthelocationandmeaningofeachindicator,see

    “Systemstatusindicators”onpage6

    .

    UltraNav

    ®

    pointingdevice

    4TrackPointbuttons

    5Touchpad

    6TrackPointpointingstick

    ThekeyboardcontainstheLenovouniqueUltraNavpointingdevice.Pointing,selecting,anddraggingare

    allpartofasingleprocessthatyoucanperformwithoutmovingyourngersfromatypingposition.For

    moreinformation,see“UsingtheUltraNavpointingdevice”onpage21.

    7Microphone

    Thebuilt-inmicrophonecapturessoundandvoicewhenusedwithaprogramcapableofhandlingaudio.

    8Powerbutton

    Usethepowerbuttontoturnonthecomputer.

    Toturnoffthecomputer,usetheStartmenushutdownoptionontheWindows

    ®

    7operatingsystem.For

    theWindows8operatingsystem,movethecursortothebottomrightcornerofthescreentobringupthe

    charms.ThenclickSettings➙Power➙Shutdown.

    Ifyourcomputerstopsrespondingandyoucannotturnitoff,pressandholdthepowerbuttonforfour

    secondsormore.Ifthecomputerstillisnotresponding,removetheacpoweradapterandthebattery

    toresetthecomputer.

    Youalsocanprogramthepowerbuttonsothatbypressingthepowerbuttonyoucanshutdownthe

    computerorputitintosleeporhibernationmode.Toachievethis,youneedtochangeyourpowerplan

    settings.Toaccesspowerplansettings,dothefollowing:

    •ForWindows7:StartthePowerManagerprogramandthenclickthePowerPlantab.Forinstructionson

    howtostartthePowerManagerprogram,see“AccessingLenovoprogramsontheWindows7operating

    system”onpage13

    .

    •ForWindows8:ClickthebatterystatusiconintheWindowsnoticationarea,andthenclickMorepower

    options➙Choosewhatthepowerbuttonsdo.

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    Right-sideview

    Figure2.Right-sideview

    1 Mediacardreaderslot

    4 acpowerconnector

    2 HDMIconnector

    5 Security-lockslot

    3 AlwaysOnUSBconnector

    1 Mediacardreaderslot

    Dependingonthemodel,yourcomputermighthaveamediacardreaderslot.Formoreinformationabout

    thesupportedcards,see“Usingaashmediacard”onpage36.

    2 HDMIconnector

    Yourcomputersupportsthehigh-denitionmultimediainterface(HDMI)connector,adigitalaudioandvideo

    interfacethatcanconnectacompatibledigitalaudiodeviceorvideomonitor,suchasanhigh-denition

    television(HDTV).

    3 AlwaysOnUSBconnector

    Bydefault,theAlwaysOnUSBconnectorenablesyoutochargesomemobiledigitaldevicesand

    smartphoneswhenyourcomputerisinthefollowingsituations:

    •Whenyourcomputerisonorinsleepmode.

    •Whenyourcomputerisinhibernationmodeoristurnedoff,butconnectedtoa

    power.

    Ifyouwanttochargethesedeviceswhenyourcomputerisinhibernationmodeoristurnedoff,andthe

    computerisnotconnectedtoacpower,dothefollowing:

    •ForWindows7:StartthePowerManagerprogramandclicktheGlobalPowerSettingstab.Then

    selecttheEnableUSBchargefromthecomputerbatteryevenwhenthecomputerisoffcheck

    box,andclickOKorApply.

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    •ForWindows8:PresstheWindowskeytogototheStartscreen.ClickLenovoSettings➙Power.Then

    selecttheEnableUSBchargefromthecomputerbatteryevenwhenthecomputerisoffcheckbox.

    Attention:WhenyouattachaUSBcabletotheconnector,ensurethattheUSBmarkisfacingupward.

    Otherwisetheconnectormightbedamaged.

    4acpowerconnector

    Connecttheacpoweradaptertotheacpowerconnectortoprovideacpowertothecomputerandcharge

    thebattery.

    Anindicatortotheleftoftheconnectorshowsthestatusofacpower.Whentheacpoweradapteris

    connected,theindicatorislit.Ifabatteryisinstalledinthecomputer,theindicatorisgreenwhenthe

    batterycharges.

    5Security-lockslot

    Purchaseasecuritycablelockthattsthisslottolockyourcomputertoastationaryobjecttoprotect

    yourcomputerfromtheft.

    Left-sideview

    Figure3.Left-sideview

    1VGAconnector

    4Ethernetconnector

    2Fanlouvers

    5Comboaudioconnector

    3USB3.0connectors

    1VGAconnector

    AttachaVideographicsarray(VGA)compatiblemonitororprojectortoyourcomputertodisplaythe

    computeroutput.

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    2Fanlouvers

    Theinternalfanandlouversenableairtocirculateinthecomputerandcoolthecentralprocessor.

    Note:Toavoidimpedingairow,donotplaceanyobstacleinfrontofthefan.

    3USB3.0connectors

    TheUniversalSerialBus(USB)3.0connectorsareusedforconnectingdevicescompatiblewithaUSB

    interface,suchasaUSBprinteroradigitalcamera.

    Note:WhenyouattachaUSBcabletotheconnector,makesurethattheUSBmarkisfacingupward.

    Otherwisetheconnectormightbedamaged.

    4Ethernetconnector

    ConnectyourcomputertoaLANwiththeEthernetconnector.

    DANGER

    Toavoidtheriskofelectricalshock,donotconnectthetelephonecabletotheEthernetconnector.

    YoucanonlyconnectanEthernetcabletothisconnector.

    Twoindicators,totheupperrightandleftoftheconnector,showthestatusofthenetworkconnection.

    WhenyourcomputerconnectstoaLANandasessionwiththenetworkisavailable,theupperleftindicator

    issteadygreen.Whiledataisbeingtransmitted,theupperrightindicatorblinksyellow.

    5Comboaudioconnector

    Tolistentothesoundfromyourcomputer,connectaheadphoneoraheadsetthathasa3.5mm4-poleplug

    tothecomboaudioconnector.

    Notes:

    •Ifyouareusingaheadsetwithafunctionswitch,forexample,aheadsetforaniPhonemobiledigital

    device,donotpressthisswitchwhileusingtheheadset.Ifyoupressit,theheadsetmicrophonewillbe

    disabled,andtheintegratedmicrophonesonthecomputerwillbeenabledinstead.

    •Thecomboaudioconnectordoesnotsupportaconventionalmicrophone.Formoreinformation,see

    “Usingaudiofeatures”onpage34

    .

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    Bottomview

    Figure4.Bottomview

    1Battery

    3PCIExpressMiniCardslotforwirelessLANcard

    2Memoryupgradeslot4Harddiskdriveslot

    1Battery

    Useyourcomputerwiththebatterypowerwheneveracpowerisunavailable.

    YoucanusethePowerManagerprogramtoadjustyourpowersettingsasneeded.Fordetails,seethehelp

    informationsystemofthePowerManagerprogram.

    2Memory-upgradeslot

    Youcanincreasetheamountofmemoryinyourcomputerbyinstallingamemorymoduleinthe

    memory-upgradeslot.MemorymodulesareavailableasoptionsfromLenovo.

    3PCIExpressMiniCardslotforwirelessLANcard

    Yourcomputermightincludeawirelesslocalareanetwork(LAN)cardinthePCIExpressMiniCardslotfor

    youtoestablishwirelessLANconnections.

    4Harddiskdriveslot

    Dependingonmodels,yourcomputermighthavealarge-capacity,customer-upgradableharddiskdrive

    thatcanmeetavarietyofstoragedemands.

    Statusindicators

    Thestatusindicatorsshowthecurrentstatusofyourcomputer.

    Systemstatusindicators

    TheilluminateddotintheThinkPadlogoontheouterlidofyourcomputerandonthepalmrestworks

    asasystemstatusindicator.

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    Themeaningoftheindicatorisasfollows:

    •Red:Thecomputerison(innormalmode).

    •Fastblinkingred:Thecomputerisenteringsleeporhibernationmode.

    •Slowblinkingred:Thecomputerisinsleepmode.

    •Off:Thecomputerisofforinhibernationmode.

    Powerstatusindicator

    Yourcomputerhasanindicatorthatshowsthestatusofacpower.

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    Themeaningoftheindicatorisasfollows:

    •Green:Theacpoweradapterisconnected.

    •Off:Theacpoweradapterisnotconnected.

    Indicatorsonthescreen

    CapsLockindicator

    PresstheCapsLockkeytoenabletheCapsLockmodetotypeallalphabeticcharacters(A-Z)inuppercase

    directly.

    Wirelessstatusindicator

    PressF9toenableordisablethewirelessfeatures.Youcanquicklychangethepowerstateofeachfeature

    inthelist.Forinformationonthewirelessfeatures,referto“Wirelessconnections”onpage29

    .

    Locatingimportantproductinformation

    Thissectionprovidesinformationtohelpyoulocateyourmachinetypeandmodellabel,FCCIDandIC

    Certicationlabel,theMicrosoft

    ®

    CerticateofAuthenticity(COA)label,andtheGenuineMicrosoftlabel.

    Machinetypeandmodellabel

    Themachinetypeandmodellabelidentiesyourcomputer.WhenyoucontactLenovoforhelp,themachine

    typeandmodelinformationhelpssupporttechnicianstoidentifyyourcomputerandprovidefasterservice.

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    Youcanndthemachinetypeandmodelofyourcomputeronthelabelasshownbelow:

    FCCIDandICCerticationnumberlabel

    ThereisnoFCCIDorICCerticationnumberforthewirelesscommunicationcardsshownontheenclosure

    ofthecomputer.Onsomemodels,LenovoprovidesyoutheinformationaboutthelocationoftheFCCID

    andICCerticationnumberlabelonthecomputerbackcoverassembly.

    ThefollowinggureshowswhereyoucanndtheinformationofFCCIDorICCerticationnumber.

    TheFCCIDandICCerticationnumberlabelsareafxedonthewirelessLANcardinstalledinthewireless

    communicationcardslotsofthecomputer.

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    ToremovethewirelessLANcard1forrepairorreplacement,see“ReplacingaPCIExpressMiniCardfor

    wirelessLANconnection”onpage64.

    Note:UseonlyLenovo-authorizedwirelesscommunicationcardforthecomputer.Ifyouinstallan

    unauthorizedwirelesscommunicationcardthatisnotapprovedforuseinyourcomputer,anerrormessage

    willbedisplayedandthecomputerwillbeepwhenyouturnonthecomputer.

    CerticateofAuthenticitylabel

    TheCerticateofAuthenticitylabelforthepreinstalledWindows7operatingsystemisattachedonthe

    computer.PrintedonthislabelaretheproductIDandtheproductkeyinformationforyourcomputer.

    Recordthisinformationandkeepitinasafeplace.Youmightneedthesenumberstostartyourcomputeror

    reinstalltheWindows7operatingsystem.

    ThefollowinggureshowsthelocationoftheCerticateofAuthenticitylabelofyourcomputer:

    Note:TheCerticateofAuthenticitylabelonlyappliestocomputerspreinstalledwiththeWindows7

    operatingsystem.

    GenuineMicrosoftlabel

    TheGenuineMicrosoftlabelisprovidedonmodelsthatarelicensedtouseaWindows8operatingsystem.

    TheversionoftheWindows8operatingsystemisprintedonthelabel.Ifyourcomputermodelislicensedto

    usetheWindows8Prooperatingsystem,thatlicensealsopermitsyoutousetheWindows7Professional

    operatingsysteminplaceoftheWindows8Prooperatingsystemifyouprefer.Lenovocomputersthatare

    licensedforusewithaWindows8operatingsystemareshippedwiththeWindows8licensekeydigitally

    encodedintothecomputerhardware.Dependingonthecomputermodel,theGenuineMicrosoftlabelcan

    beonthecomputercover,underthebattery,oronthepoweradapter.

    FormoreinformationabouttheGenuineMicrosoftlabel,goto:

    http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/howtotell/Hardware.aspx

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    ThefollowinggureshowsthelocationoftheGenuineMicrosoftlabelonthecomputercover:

    Features

    Thistopicliststhefeaturesofyourcomputer.

    Processor

    •Toviewtheprocessorinformationofyourcomputer,dothefollowing:

    –ForWindows7:ClickStart,right-clickComputer.ThenclickProperties.

    –ForWindows8:Movethecursortothebottomrightcornerofthescreentobringupthecharms.

    ThenclickSettings➙PCinfo.

    Memory

    •Doubledatarate3synchronousdynamicrandomaccessmemorymodules(DDR3SDRAM)

    Storagedevice

    •2.5-inch(7mmheight)harddiskdrive

    Display

    ThecolordisplayusestheTFTtechnology.

    •Size:11.6inches(294.64mm)

    •Resolution:

    –LCD:Upto1366x768

    –Externalmonitor:Upto1920x1200(VGA)orupto1920x1080(HDMI)

    •Brightnesscontrol

    •Camera

    Keyboard

    •6-rowkeyboard

    •UltraNavpointingdevice(TrackPointandmulti-touchtouchpad)

    •Fnkey

    Interface

    •Externalmonitorconnectors(VGAconnectorandHDMIconnector)

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    •Comboaudioconnector

    •TwoUSB3.0connectors

    •OneAlwaysOnUSBconnector

    •RJ45Ethernetconnector

    •4-in-1digitalmediacardreader

    Wirelessfeatures

    •IntegratedwirelessLAN

    •IntegratedBluetooth(onsomemodels)

    Specications

    Thissectionliststhephysicalspecicationsforyourcomputer.

    Size

    •Width:287mm(11.30inches)

    •Depth:212mm(8.35inches)

    •Height:23mm(0.91inches)

    Heatoutput

    •65W(222Btu/hr)maximum

    Powersource(acpoweradapter)

    •Sine-waveinputat50to60Hz

    •Inputratingoftheacpoweradapter:100to240Vac,50to60Hz

    Batterypack

    •Lithium-ion(Li-Ion)batterypack

    Batterylife

    •Forthepercentageoftheremainingbatterypower,checkthebatterystatusiconintheWindows

    noticationarea.

    Operatingenvironment

    Thissectionprovidesinformationaboutyourcomputeroperatingenvironment.

    Environment:

    •Maximumaltitudewithoutpressurization:3048m(10000ft)

    •Temperature

    –Ataltitudesupto2438m(8000ft)

    –Operating:5.0°Cto35.0°C(41°Fto95°F)

    –Storage:5.0°Cto43.0°C(41°Fto109°F)

    –Ataltitudesabove2438m(8000ft)

    –Maximumtemperaturewhenoperatingundertheunpressurizedcondition:31.3°C(88°F)

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    Note:Whenyouchargethebatterypack,itstemperaturemustbeatleast10°C(50°F).

    •Relativehumidity:

    –Operating:8%to80%

    –Storage:5%to95%

    Ifpossible,placeyourcomputerinawell-ventilatedanddryareawithoutdirectexposuretosunshine.

    Keepelectricalappliancessuchasanelectricfan,radio,airconditioner,andmicrowaveovenawayfrom

    yourcomputerbecausethestrongmagneticeldsgeneratedbytheseappliancescandamagethemonitor

    anddataontheharddiskdrive.

    Donotplaceanybeveragesontopoforbesidethecomputerorotherattacheddevices.Ifliquidisspilledon

    orinthecomputeroranattacheddevice,ashortcircuitorotherdamagemightoccur.

    Donoteatorsmokeoveryourkeyboard.Particlesthatfallintoyourkeyboardcancausedamage.

    Lenovoprograms

    YourcomputercomeswithLenovoprogramstohelpyouworkmoreeasilyandsecurely.Dependingon

    theWindowsoperatingsystempreinstalled,theprogramsmightvary.

    TolearnmoreabouttheprogramsandothercomputingsolutionsofferedbyLenovo,goto

    http://www.lenovo.com/support.

    AccessingLenovoprogramsontheWindows7operatingsystem

    OntheWindows7operatingsystem,youcanaccessLenovoprogramsfromeithertheLenovo

    ThinkVantage

    ®

    ToolsprogramorfromControlPanel.

    AccessingLenovoprogramsfromtheLenovoThinkVantageToolsprogram

    ToaccessLenovoprogramsfromtheLenovoThinkVantageToolsprogram,clickStart➙AllPrograms➙

    LenovoThinkVantageTools.Thendouble-clickaprogramicontoaccesstheprogram.

    Note:IfaprogramiconintheLenovoThinkVantageToolsprogramnavigationwindowisdimmed,it

    indicatesthatyouneedtoinstalltheprogrammanually.Toinstalltheprogrammanually,double-clickthe

    programicon.Then,followtheinstructionsonthescreen.Whentheinstallationprocesscompletes,the

    programiconwillbeactivated.

    Table1.ProgramsintheLenovoThinkVantageToolsprogram

    ProgramIconname

    AccessConnections™InternetConnection

    ActiveProtectionSystem™

    AirbagProtection

    ClientSecuritySolutionEnhancedSecurity

    CommunicationsUtilityWebConferencing

    LenovoCloudStorage

    LenovoSolutionCenterSystemHealthandDiagnostics

    RescueandRecovery

    ®

    EnhancedBackupandRestore

    PasswordManagerPasswordVault

    PowerManager

    PowerControls

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    Table1.ProgramsintheLenovoThinkVantageToolsprogram(continued)

    ProgramIconname

    RecoveryMediaFactoryRecoveryDisks

    SystemUpdate

    UpdateandDrivers

    Note:Dependingonyourcomputermodel,someoftheprogramsmightnotbeavailable.

    AccessingLenovoprogramsfromControlPanel

    ToaccessLenovoprogramsfromControlPanel,clickStart➙ControlPanel.Thendependingonthe

    programyouwanttoaccess,clickthecorrespondingsectionandthenclickthecorrespondinggreentext.

    Note:IfyoudonotndtheprogramyouneedinControlPanel,opentheLenovoThinkVantageTools

    programnavigationwindowanddouble-clickthedimmedicontoinstalltheprogramyouneed.Then,

    followtheinstructionsonthescreen.Whentheinstallationprocesscompletes,theprogramiconwillbe

    activated,andyoucanndtheprograminControlPanel.

    TheprogramsandthecorrespondingsectionsandgreentextsinControlPanelarelistedinthefollowing

    table.

    Table2.ProgramsinControlPanel

    Program

    ControlPanelsectionGreentextinControlPanel

    AccessConnections

    NetworkandInternet

    Lenovo-InternetConnection

    ActiveProtectionSystemSystemandSecurity

    HardwareandSound

    Lenovo-AirbagProtection

    ClientSecuritySolutionSystemandSecurityLenovo-EnhancedSecurity

    CommunicationsUtilityHardwareandSoundLenovo-WebConferencing

    LenovoSolutionCenterSystemandSecurityLenovo-SystemHealthand

    Diagnostics

    MessageCenterPlus

    Programs

    MessagesfromLenovo

    RescueandRecovery

    SystemandSecurity

    Lenovo-EnhancedBackupand

    Restore

    PasswordManager

    SystemandSecurity

    UserAccountsandFamilySafety

    Lenovo-PasswordVault

    PowerManager

    HardwareandSound

    SystemandSecurity

    Lenovo-PowerControls

    RecoveryMedia

    SystemandSecurity

    Lenovo-FactoryRecoveryDisks

    SystemUpdateSystemandSecurity

    Lenovo-UpdateandDrivers

    Note:Dependingonyourcomputermodel,someoftheprogramsmightnotbeavailable.

    AccessingLenovoprogramsontheWindows8operatingsystem

    IfthecomputerispreinstalledwiththeWindows8operatingsystem,youcanaccessLenovoprogramsby

    doingeitherofthefollowing:

    •PresstheWindowskeytogototheStartscreen.ClickaLenovoprogramtolaunchit.Ifyoucannotnd

    theprogramyouneed,movethecursortothetop-rightorbottom-rightcornerofthescreentodisplaythe

    charms.ThenclicktheSearchcharmtosearchforthedesiredprogram.

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    YourcomputersupportsthefollowingLenovoprograms:

    •ActiveProtectionSystem

    •LenovoCompanion

    •LenovoSettings

    •LenovoSolutionCenter

    •LenovoSupport

    •LenovoThinkVantageTools

    •PasswordManager

    •SystemUpdate

    •LenovoCloudStorage

    AnintroductiontoLenovoprograms

    ThistopicprovidesabriefintroductiontosomeLenovoprograms.

    Note:Dependingonyourcomputermodel,someoftheprogramsmightnotbeavailable.

    •AccessConnections

    TheAccessConnectionsprogramisaconnectivityassistantprogramforcreatingandmanaginglocation

    proles.EachlocationprolestoresallthenetworkandInternetcongurationsettingsneededfor

    connectingtoanetworkinfrastructurefromaspeciclocationsuchasahomeoranofce.

    Byswitchingbetweenlocationprolesasyoumoveyourcomputerfromplacetoplace,youcanquickly

    andeasilyconnecttoanetworkwithnoneedtorecongureyoursettingsmanuallyandrestartthe

    computereachtime.

    •ActiveProtectionSystem

    TheActiveProtectionSystemprogramprotectsyourharddiskdrivewhentheshocksensorinsideyour

    computerdetectsaconditionthatcoulddamagethedrive,suchassystemtilt,excessivevibration,or

    shock.Theharddiskdriveislessvulnerabletodamagewhenitisnotoperating.Thisisbecausewhen

    theharddiskdriveisnotoperating,thesystemstopsitfromspinning,andmightalsomovetheread

    andwriteheadsofthedrivetoareasthatdonotcontaindata.Assoonastheshocksensorsenses

    thattheenvironmentisstableagain(minimalchangeinsystemtilt,vibration,orshock),itturnsthe

    harddiskdriveon.

    •ClientSecuritySolution

    TheClientSecuritySolutionprogramprotectsyourcomputerbysecuringclientdataanddeecting

    securitybreachattempts.Italsocanhelpmanageyourpasswords,recoveraforgottenpassword,

    monitorsecuritysettingsonyourcomputer,andsuggesthowtoenhanceyourcomputersecurity.

    •CommunicationsUtility

    UsetheCommunicationsUtilityprogramtoconguresettingsforthecameraandaudiodevices.

    •LenovoCompanion

    ThroughtheLenovoCompanionprogram,youcangettheinformationabouttheaccessoriesforyour

    computer,viewblogsandarticlesaboutyourcomputer,andcheckforotherrecommendedprograms.

    •LenovoSettings

    UsetheLenovoSettingsprogramtoenhanceyourcomputingexperiencebyturningyourcomputerintoa

    portablehotspot,conguringcameraandaudiosettings,optimizingyourpowersettings,andcreating

    andmanagingmultiplenetworkproles.

    •LenovoSolutionCenter

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    TheLenovoSolutionCenterprogramenablesyoutotroubleshootandresolvecomputerproblems.It

    combinesdiagnostictests,systeminformationcollection,securitystatus,andsupportinformation,along

    withhintsandtipsformaximumsystemperformance.

    •LenovoSupport

    TheLenovoSupportprogramenablesyoutoregisteryourcomputerwithLenovo,checkthecomputer

    healthconditionandbatterystatus,downloadandviewusermanualsforyourcomputer,getthewarranty

    informationofyourcomputer,andexplorehelpandsupportinformation.

    •LenovoThinkVantageTools

    TheLenovoThinkVantageToolsprogramhelpsyouworkmoreeasilyandsecurelybyprovidingeasy

    accesstovariousprogram,suchas:LenovoSolutionCenter,RescueandRecovery,andsoon.

    •MessageCenterPlus

    TheMessageCenterPlusprogramautomaticallydisplaysmessagestoinformyouaboutimportantnotices

    fromLenovo,suchasalertsonsystemupdatesandalertsonconditionsthatrequireyourattention.

    •PasswordManager

    ThePasswordManagerprogramautomaticallycapturesandllsinauthenticationinformationfor

    WindowsprogramsandWebsites.

    •PowerManager

    ThePowerManagerprogramprovidesconvenient,exible,andcompletepowermanagementforyour

    computer.Itenablesyoutoadjustyourcomputerpowersettingstoachievethebestbalancebetween

    performanceandpowersaving.

    •RecoveryMedia

    TheRecoveryMediaprogramenablesyoutorestorethecontentsoftheharddiskdrivetothefactory

    defaultsettings.

    •RescueandRecovery

    TheRescueandRecoveryprogramisaone-buttonrecoveryandrestoresolutionthatincludesasetof

    self-recoverytoolstohelpyoudiagnosecomputerproblems,gethelp,andrecoverfromsystemcrashes,

    evenifyoucannotstarttheWindowsoperatingsystem.

    •SystemUpdate

    TheSystemUpdateprogramhelpsyoukeepthesoftwareonyourcomputerup-to-datebydownloading

    andinstallingsoftwareupdatepackages(Lenovoprograms,devicedrivers,UniedExtensibleFirmware

    Interface(UEFI)BIOSupdates,andotherthirdpartyprograms).

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    Chapter2.Usingyourcomputer

    Thischapterprovidesinformationonusingsomeofthecomputercomponents.

    Thischaptercontainsthefollowingtopics:

    •“Registeringyourcomputer”onpage17

    •“Frequentlyaskedquestions”onpage17

    •“Specialkeys”onpage19

    •“UsingtheUltraNavpointingdevice”onpage21

    •“Powermanagement”onpage24

    •“Connectingtothenetwork”onpage29

    •“Presentationsandmultimedia”onpage32

    •“Usingaudiofeatures”onpage34

    •“Usingthecamera”onpage35

    •“Usingaashmediacard”onpage36

    Registeringyourcomputer

    Whenyouregisteryourcomputer,informationisenteredintoadatabase,whichenablesLenovotocontact

    youincaseofarecallorothersevereproblem.AfteryouregisteryourcomputerwithLenovo,youwillreceive

    quickerservicewhenyoucallLenovoforhelp.Inaddition,somelocationsofferextendedprivilegesand

    servicestoregisteredusers.

    ToregisteryourcomputerwithLenovo,dooneofthefollowing:

    •Gotohttp://www.lenovo.com/registerandfollowtheinstructionsonthescreentoregisteryourcomputer.

    •ConnectyourcomputertotheInternetandregisteryourcomputerthroughapreinstalledregistration

    program:

    –ForWindows7:ThepreinstalledLenovoProductRegistrationprogramlaunchesautomaticallyafteryou

    haveusedyourcomputerforatime.Followtheinstructionsonthescreentoregisteryourcomputer.

    –ForWindows8:OpentheLenovoSupportprogram.ThenclickRegistrationandfollowtheinstructions

    onthescreentoregisteryourcomputer.

    Frequentlyaskedquestions

    Thefollowingareafewtipsthatwillhelpyouoptimizetheuseofyourcomputer.

    Toensurethatyoureceivethebestperformancefromyourcomputer,gotothefollowingWebpage

    tondinformationsuchasaidsfortroubleshootingandanswerstofrequentlyaskedquestions:

    http://www.lenovo.com/support/faq

    CanIgetmyuserguideinanotherlanguage?

    •Todownloadtheuserguideinanotherlanguage,goto:http://www.lenovo.com/support.Thenfollow

    theinstructionsonthescreen.

    Howtousethebatterypowermoreeffectively?

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    •Toconservepower,ortosuspendoperationwithoutexitingprogramsorsavingles,see“Power-saving

    modes”onpage26.

    •Toachievethebestbalancebetweenperformanceandpowersaving,createandapplypowerplans.

    See“Managingthebatterypower”onpage26

    •Ifyourcomputerwillbeturnedoffforanextendedperiodoftime,youcanpreventbatterypower

    fromdrainingbyremovingthebattery.Lookformoreinformationaboutusingthebatteryin“Power

    management”onpage24

    .

    Concernedaboutsecurityorneedtosecurelydisposeofdatastoredonyourharddiskdrive?

    •StudytheChapter4“Security”onpage43tondouthowyoucanprotectyourcomputerfromtheft

    andunauthorizeduse.

    •UsethePasswordManagerprogramtoprotectthedatastoredonyourcomputer.Fordetails,seethe

    helpinformationsystemoftheprogram.

    •Beforeyoudisposeofthedataontheharddiskdrive,besuretoread“Noticeondeletingdatafromyour

    harddiskdrive”onpage48.

    Isgettingconnectedindifferentlocationsachallenge?

    •Totroubleshootawirelessnetworkingissue,goto:

    http://www.lenovo.com/support/faq

    •TakeadvantageofthenetworkingfeaturesprovidedbytheAccessConnectionsprogram(onthe

    Windows7operatingsystem)orLocationAwarenessprograminLenovoSettings(ontheWindows8

    operatingsystem).

    •Tolearnmoreaboutusingthewirelessfeaturesofyourcomputer,referto“Wirelessconnections”on

    page29

    .

    •Totravelmorecondently,besuretocheckthetipsin“Travelingwithyourcomputer”onpage41.

    •PressF9toenableordisablethewirelessfeatures.

    Needtogivepresentationsorattachanexternalmonitoroften?

    •Makesurethatyoufollowtheprocedurefor“Usinganexternalmonitor”onpage32

    .

    •WiththeExtenddesktopfunction,youcandisplayoutputonboththecomputerdisplayandanexternal

    monitor.

    Needtoattachorreplaceadevice?

    •SeeChapter6“Replacingdevices”onpage59

    formoreinformationaboutreplacingthedevicesof

    yourcomputer.

    Youhavebeenusingyourcomputerforsometimealready,anditisgettingslower?

    •Followthe“Generaltipsforpreventingproblems”onpage95.

    •Youcandiagnoseproblemsyourselfbyusingthepreinstalleddiagnosticsoftware.

    •CheckforrecoverysolutionsinChapter5“Recoveryoverview”onpage51

    .

    Printthefollowingsectionsandkeepthemwithyourcomputerincaseyouareunabletoaccessthisonline

    userguidewhennecessary.

    •“Installinganewoperatingsystem”onpage77

    •“Computerstopsresponding”onpage101

    •“Powerproblems”onpage114

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    Specialkeys

    Yourcomputerhasseveralspecialkeystohelpyouworkmoreeasilyandeffectively.

    Thefollowinggureshowsthelocationsofthespecialkeys.

    YoucantoggletheThinkPadF1-F12keyfunctionalitytousethekeysindefaultmodeorinlegacymode.In

    defaultmode,youcaninitiatethespecialfunctionsillustratedoneachkeybypressingthecorresponding

    keydirectly.Inlegacymode,toinitiatethespecialfunctionsillustratedoneachkey,pressandholdtheFn

    keyandthenpressthedesiredfunctionkey,thenreleasebothkeys.

    TotoggletheF1-F12keyfunctionalityintheWindowsenvironment,dothefollowing:

    1.OpentheThinkPadKeyboardPropertieswindowbydoingeitherofthefollowing:

    •GotoControlPanel.Intheiconsview,clickKeyboard.

    •PressFnkeyforfourseconds.

    2.ClicktheThinkPadF1-F12keystab

    3.Conguresettingsasdesiredfollowingtheinstructionsonthescreen.

    TotoggletheF1-F12keyfunctionalitythroughtheThinkPadSetupprogram,dothefollowing:

    1.Startthecomputer.WhentheThinkPadlogoscreenisdisplayed,pressF1.TheThinkPadSetup

    programmainmenuopens.

    2.SelectCong➙Keyboard/Mouse➙ChangetoF1-F12keys.

    3.Conguresettingsasdesiredfollowingtheinstructionsonthescreen.

    4.Savechangesandexit.

    Thefollowingisabriefintroductiontothespecialkeysandbuttons.

    1Windowskey

    OntheWindows7operatingsystem,presstheWindowskeytoopentheStartmenu.OntheWindows8

    operatingsystem,presstheWindowskeytoswitchbetweenthecurrentworkspaceandtheStartscreen

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    YoualsocanusetheWindowskeytogetherwithanotherkeytoachieveotherfunctions.Fordetails,referto

    thehelpinformationsystemoftheWindowsoperatingsystem.

    2Functionkeys

    Volumeandmutekeys

    Toquicklyadjustthevolumeofthesoundfromyourcomputer,mutethesoundentirely,orsetthe

    microphonetomute,pressoneofthefollowingkeys.

    Speakermute(F1)

    Speakervolumedown(F2)

    Speakervolumeup(F3)

    Ifyoumutethesoundandthenturnoffyourcomputer,thesoundwillremainmutedwhenyouturnonyour

    computeragain.Toturnonthesound,presstheSpeakervolumeuporSpeakervolumedownkey.

    Microphonemute(F4)

    Pressthemicrophonemutekeytomuteorunmutealloftherecordingdevices.

    Camerasettings(F5)

    •ForWindows7:PressF5toopenthecameraandaudiosettingswindow.Thecamerapreviewisturned

    on.Changethecameraandaudiosettingsasdesired.

    •ForWindows8:PressF5toenableordisablethecamera.

    Displaymanagementkeys

    Switchingthedisplayoutputlocation(F6)

    Pressthiskeytoswitchbetweenthecomputerdisplayandanexternalmonitor.Thefollowingoptions

    willbedisplayed:

    •Computerdisplayonly(LCD)

    •Computerdisplayandexternalmonitor(sameimage)

    •Computerdisplayandexternalmonitor(theExtenddesktopfunction)

    •Externalmonitoronly

    Note:Toswitchbetweenthecomputerdisplayandanexternalmonitor,theWindows+Pkeycombination

    alsoisavailable.

    Note:Thisfunctionisnotsupportedifdifferentdesktopimagesaredisplayedonthecomputerdisplayand

    theexternalmonitor(theExtenddesktopfunction).

    Note:ThisfunctiondoesnotworkwhileaDVDmovieoravideoclipisplaying.

    Displaybrightnessdown(F7)

    Displaybrightnessup(F8)

    Youcantemporarilychangethecomputerdisplaybrightnessbypressingthetwokeys.WhenyoupressF7,

    thecomputerdisplaybecomesdimmer.WhenyoupressF8,thecomputerdisplaybecomesbrighter.

    Tochangethedefaultbrightnesslevel,gotoControlPanelandclickPerformanceandMaintenance

    ➙PowerOptionsandmakechangesasdesired.

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    Wirelessradiocontrolkey(F9)

    Pressthiskeytoenableordisablethebuilt-inwirelessnetworkingfeatures.

    Fordetailedinformationonthewirelessfeatures,referto“Wirelessconnections”onpage29

    .

    Multimediacontrols

    F10:Previoustrack/scene

    F11:Playorpause

    F12:Nexttrack/scene

    Otherfunctions

    Fn+B:HasthesamefunctionastheBreakkey.

    Fn+P:HasthesamefunctionasthePausekey.

    Fn+S:HasthesamefunctionastheSysRqkey.

    Fn+K:HasthesamefunctionastheScrLKkey.

    UsingtheUltraNavpointingdevice

    YourcomputercomeswiththeUltraNavpointingdevice.TheUltraNavpointingdeviceconsistsofthe

    TrackPointpointingdeviceandthetouchpad,eachofwhichisitselfapointingdevicewithbothbasicand

    extendedfunctions.Youcancongurebothdevicesbychoosingthesettingsyoupreferasfollows:

    •SetboththeTrackPointpointingdeviceandthetouchpadaspointingdevices.

    ThissettingenablestheuseofallthebasicandextendedfunctionsoftheTrackPointpointingdevice

    andthetouchpad.

    •SettheTrackPointpointingdeviceasthemainpointingdeviceandthetouchpadforextended

    functionsonly.

    ThissettingenablestheuseofallbasicandextendedfunctionswiththeTrackPointpointingdevicewhile

    limitingtheuseofthetouchpadtoscrolling,tapzones,andslow-motionpointerfunctions.

    •SettheTrackPointpointingdeviceasthemainpointingdevice,anddisablethetouchpad.

    •Setthetouchpadasthemainpointingdevice,anddisabletheTrackPointpointingdevice.

    ChangingtheUltraNavpointingdevicesettings

    TochangeyourUltraNavpointingdevicesettings,gotoControlPanelandclickHardwareandSound➙

    Mouse➙UltraNav.Thenchangethesettingsasdesired.

    YoucanalsochangetheUltraNavpointingdevicesettingsbyclickingtheUltraNaviconintheWindows

    noticationarea.TodisplaytheUltraNaviconintheWindowsnoticationarea,see“AddingtheUltraNav

    icontotheWindowsnoticationarea”onpage24.

    UsingtheTrackPointpointingdevice

    TheTrackPointpointingdeviceconsistsofapointingstick1onthekeyboardandthreeclickbuttonsatthe

    bottomofthekeyboard.Tomovethepointer5onthescreen,youapplypressuretothenonslipcaponthe

    pointingstickinanydirectionparalleltothekeyboard;thepointingstickitselfdoesnotmove.Thespeedat

    whichthepointermovesdependsonthepressureyouapplytothepointingstick.Thefunctionsoftheleft

    4

    andright2clickbuttonscorrespondtothoseoftheleftandrightmousebuttonsonaconventionalmouse.

    TheTrackPointcenterbutton3,calledthescrollbar,enablesyoutoscrollWebpagesordocumentsinany

    directionwithnoneedtousethegraphicscrollbarsonthesideofthewindow.

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    IfyouarenotfamiliarwiththeTrackPointpointingdevice,theseinstructionswillhelpyougetstarted:

    1.Placeyourhandsinthetypingposition,andpressgentlywithanindexngeroramiddlengeronthe

    pointingstickinthedirectioninwhichyouwantthepointertomove.

    Tomovethepointer,pressthepointingstickawayfromyoutomoveitup,towardyoutomoveit

    down,toonesideortheothertomoveitsideways.

    Note:Thepointermightdrift.Thisisnotadefect.StopusingtheTrackPointpointingdevicefora

    fewseconds,thenthepointerwillstopmoving.

    2.Toselectanddragasrequiredbyyoursoftware,presstheleftorrightclickbuttonwitheitherthumb

    andmovetheTrackPointpointingstick.

    CustomizingtheTrackPointpointingdevice

    YoucancustomizetheTrackPointpointingdeviceanditsbuttonsasfollows:

    •Switchthefunctionsoftheleftandrightbuttons.

    •ChangethesensitivityoftheTrackPointpointingdevice.

    •EnabletheTrackPointScrollingTips.

    TocustomizethesettingsoftheTrackPointpointingdevice,dothefollowing:

    1.GotoControlPanelandclickHardwareandSound➙Mouse➙UltraNav.

    2.UnderTrackPoint,proceedtochangingthesettings.

    Changingthecap

    Thecap1ontheendoftheTrackPointpointingstickisremovable.Youcanreplaceitasshownin

    thedrawing.

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    Note:Ifyoureplacethekeyboard,anewkeyboardisshippedwiththedefaultcap.Ifyouwish,youcan

    keepthecapfromyouroldkeyboardanduseitonthenewone.

    Usingthetouchpad

    Thetouchpadisapad1belowtheTrackPointbuttonsatthebottomofthekeyboard.Tomovethepointer

    2onthescreen,slideyourngertipoverthepadinthedirectioninwhichyouwantthepointertomove.

    Usingthemulti-touchtouchpad

    Thetouchpadofyourcomputersupportsmulti-touchwithwhichyoucanzoomin,zoomout,scroll,or

    rotateonthescreenwhilebrowsingtheInternetorreadingoreditingadocument.

    Fordetails,refertotheUltraNavhelpinformationsystem.

    Customizingthetouchpad

    Tocustomizethetouchpad,doasfollows:

    1.GotoControlPanelandclickHardwareandSound➙Mouse➙UltraNav.

    2.UnderTouchPad,proceedtochangingthesettings.

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    DisablingtheUltraNavpointingdeviceandusinganexternalmouse

    IfyouattachanexternalmousetoaUSBconnector,youcanusetheexternalmousesimultaneouslywith

    theTrackPointpointingdeviceandthetouchpad.

    DisablingtheTrackPointorthetouchpad

    TodisabletheTrackPointorthetouchpad,dothefollowing:

    1.GotoControlPanelandclickHardwareandSound➙Mouse➙UltraNav.

    2.TodisabletheTrackPointpointingdevice,clearthecheckboxforEnableTrackPoint.

    Todisablethetouchpad,clearthecheckboxforEnableT ouchPad.

    3.ClickOK.

    Note:YoucanalsochangetheUltraNavpointingdevicesettingsbyclickingtheUltraNaviconinthe

    Windowsnoticationarea.TodisplaytheUltraNaviconintheWindowsnoticationarea,see“Addingthe

    UltraNavicontotheWindowsnoticationarea”onpage24

    .

    AddingtheUltraNavicontotheWindowsnoticationarea

    ForeasyaccesstotheUltraNavproperties,youcanenablethedisplayoftheUltraNaviconintheWindows

    noticationarea.

    ToenablethedisplayoftheUltraNaviconintheWindowsnoticationarea,dothefollowing:

    1.GotoControlPanelandclickHardwareandSound➙Mouse.

    2.IntheMousePropertieswindow,clicktheUltraNavtab.

    3.SelectthecheckboxforShowUltraNavicononthesystemtray.

    4.ClickOK.

    YoucannowchangethepropertiesoftheUltraNavpointingdevicebyclickingtheUltraNaviconinthe

    Windowsnoticationarea.

    Powermanagement

    Whenyouneedtouseyourcomputerawayfromelectricaloutlets,youdependonbatterypowertokeep

    yourcomputerrunning.Differentcomputercomponentsconsumepoweratdifferentrates.Themoreyou

    usethepower-intensivecomponents,thefasteryouconsumebatterypower.

    SpendmoretimeunpluggedwithThinkPadbatteries.Mobilityhasrevolutionizedbusinessbyallowing

    youtotakeyourworkwhereveryougo.WithThinkPadbatteries,youwillbeabletoworklongerwithout

    beingtiedtoanelectricaloutlet.

    Checkingthebatterystatus

    ThebatterystatusiconintheWindowsnoticationareadisplaysthepercentageofbatterypowerremaining.

    Therateatwhichyouusebatterypowerdetermineshowlongyoucanusethebatteryofyourcomputer

    betweencharges.Becauseofdifferentuserhabitsandneeds,itisdifculttopredicthowlongabattery

    chargewilllast.Therearetwomainfactors:

    •Howmuchenergyisstoredinthebatterywhenyoubegintowork.

    •Thewayyouuseyourcomputer.Forexample:

    –Howoftenyouaccesstheharddiskdrive.

    –Howbrightyoumakethecomputerdisplay.

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    –Howoftenyouusethewirelessfeatures.

    Tocheckfordetailedbatterystatusinformation,dothefollowing:

    •ForWindows7:StartthePowerManagerprogramandclicktheBatterytab.

    •ForWindows8,dooneofthefollowing:

    –StarttheLenovoSupportprogramandclickBatteryHealth

    –StarttheLenovoSettingsprogramandclickPower.

    EnablingthebatteryalarmontheWindows7operatingsystem

    FortheWindows7operatingsystem,youcanprogramyourcomputersothatwhenthebatterypowerfalls

    belowacertainlevel,threeeventsoccur:thealarmgoesoff,amessageisdisplayed,andtheLCDis

    turnedoff.

    Toenablethebatteryalarm,dothefollowing:

    1.StartthePowerManagerprogram.

    2.ClicktheGlobalPowerSettingstab.

    3.ForLowbatteryalarmorCriticallylowbatteryalarm,setthepercentageofthepowerlevelandset

    theaction.

    Note:Ifyourcomputerenterssleeporhibernationmodewhenthebatteryislow,butthealarmmessage

    hasnotyetbeendisplayed,themessagewillbedisplayedwhenthecomputerresumes.Toresumenormal

    operation,whenthemessageisdisplayed,clickOK.

    Usingtheacpoweradapter

    Thepowertorunyourcomputercancomeeitherfromthelithium-ion(Li-ion)batterypackprovidedwithit,

    orfromacpowerthroughtheacpoweradapter.Whileyouuseacpower,thebatterychargesautomatically.

    Theacpoweradapterthatcomeswithyourcomputerhastwobasiccomponents:

    •Thetransformerpackthatconvertsacpowerforusewiththecomputer.

    •Thepowercordthatplugsintotheacoutletandintothetransformerpack.

    Attention:Usinganimproperpowercordcouldcauseseveredamagetoyourcomputer.

    Connectingtheacpoweradapter

    Tousetheacpoweradapter,dothefollowing.Besuretotakethesestepsintheorderinwhichtheyare

    givenhere.

    1.Plugtheacpoweradapterintoanacoutlet.

    2.Connectthepowercordtothetransformerpack.

    3.Insertthepowerconnectorintothecomputer.

    Tipsonusingtheacpoweradapter

    Youcancheckthestatusofyourbatteryatanytimebylookingatthebatterymeteratthebottomofyour

    display.

    •Whentheacpoweradapterisnotinuse,disconnectitfromtheelectricaloutlet.

    •Donotbindthepowercordtightlyaroundtheacpoweradaptertransformerpackwhenitisconnectedto

    thetransformer.

    •Beforeyouchargethebattery,makesurethatitstemperatureisatleast10°C(50°F).

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    •Youcanchargethebatterywhentheacpoweradapterisconnectedtothecomputerandthebatteryis

    installed.Youneedtochargeitinanyofthefollowingconditions:

    –Whenyoupurchaseanewbattery

    –Ifthebatterymeteratthebottomofyourdisplayshowsthebatterychargeislow

    –Ifthebatteryhasnotbeenusedforalongtime

    Chargingthebattery

    Whenyoucheckbatterystatusandndthatthepercentageofpowerremainingisloworwhenthepower

    alarmalertsyouthattheremainingpowerislow,youneedtochargeyourbatteryorreplaceitwitha

    chargedbattery.

    Ifanacoutletisconvenient,plugtheacpoweradapterintoit,andtheninserttheconnectorintothe

    computer.Thebatterywillbefullychargedinabout3to6hours.Thisisaffectedbythebatterysizeandthe

    physicalenvironment.Thebatterystatusindicatorwillletyouknowthatthebatteryischarging,andwill

    alsonotifyyouwhenthebatteryisfullycharged.

    Note:Toincreasethelifeofthebattery,thecomputerdoesnotstartrechargingthebatteryiftheremaining

    powerisgreaterthan95%.

    Maximizingthebatterylife

    Tomaximizethelifeofthebattery,dothefollowing:

    •Usethebatteryuntilthechargeiscompletelydepleted;thatis,usethebatteryuntilthebatterystatus

    indicatorstartsblinkingorange.

    •Rechargethebatterycompletelybeforeusingit.Thebatteryisfullychargedifthebatteryindicatorshows

    greenwhentheacpoweradapterispluggedin.

    •Alwaysusepowermanagementfeaturessuchaspowermodes,screenblank,sleep,andhibernation.

    Managingthebatterypower

    Toachievethebestbalancebetweenperformanceandpowersaving,adjustyourpowerplansettings.

    Toaccesspowerplansettings,dothefollowing:

    •ForWindows7:StartthePowerManagerprogramandthenclicktheBatterytab.Forinstructionson

    howtostartthePowerManagerprogram,see“AccessingLenovoprogramsontheWindows7operating

    system”onpage13

    .

    •ForWindows8:GotoControlPanelandclickPowerOptions.

    FormoreinformationaboutthePowerManagerprogram,refertothehelpinformationsystem.

    Power-savingmodes

    Thereareseveralmodesthatyoucanuseatanytimetoconservepower.Thissectionintroduceseach

    modeandgivestipsontheeffectiveuseofthebatterypower.

    •Screenblankmode(forWindows7only)

    Thecomputerdisplayrequiresconsiderablebatterypower.Toturnoffthepowertothedisplayand

    makethecomputerenterscreenblankmode,right-clickthebatterygaugeiconfromtheWindows

    noticationareaandselectPoweroffdisplay.

    •Sleepmode

    Insleepmode,yourworkissavedtomemory,andthentheharddiskdriveandthecomputerdisplayare

    turnedoff.Whenyourcomputerwakesup,yourworkisrestoredwithinseconds.

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    Dependingonthemodel,yourcomputermightsupportthe30DayStandbyfunction.Whenthisfunction

    isenabled,thecomputerconsumesevenlesspowerinsleepmodeandtakesonlysecondstoresume

    normaloperationwhenyoupressthepowerbutton.Formoreinformationaboutthe30DayStandby

    function,dothefollowing:

    –ForWindows7:RefertothehelpinformationsystemofthePowerManagerprogram.Forinstructions

    onhowtostartthePowerManagerprogram,see“AccessingLenovoprogramsontheWindows7

    operatingsystem”onpage13

    .

    –ForWindows8:OpentheLenovoSettingsprogramandclickPower➙30DayStandby.

    Toputyourcomputerintosleepmode,dothefollowing:

    –ForWindows7:UsetheStartmenushutdownoption.

    –ForWindows8:Movethecursortothebottomrightcornerofthescreentobringupthecharms.

    ThenclickSettings➙Power➙Sleep.

    •Hibernationmode

    Byusingthismode,youcanturnoffyourcomputercompletelywithoutsavinglesorexitingany

    programsthatarerunning.Whenthecomputerentershibernationmode,allopenprograms,folders,and

    lesaresavedtotheharddiskdrive,andthenthecomputerturnsoff.

    Ifyouputyourcomputerintohibernationmodewiththewake-upfunctiondisabled,thecomputerdoes

    notconsumeanypower.Thewake-upfunctionisdisabledbydefault.Ifyouputyourcomputerinto

    hibernationmodewiththewake-upfunctionenabled,thecomputerconsumesasmallamountofpower.

    Toenablethewake-upfunction,dothefollowing:

    1.GotoControlPanelandclickSystemandSecurity.

    2.ClickAdministrativeT ools.

    3.ClickTaskScheduler.Ifyouarepromptedforanadministratorpasswordorconrmation,typethe

    passwordorprovideconrmation.

    4.Fromtheleftpane,selectthetaskfolderforwhichyouwanttoenablethewake-upfunction.The

    scheduledtasksaredisplayed.

    5.Clickascheduledtask,andthenclicktheConditionstab.

    6.UnderPower,selectthecheckboxforWakethecomputertorunthistask.

    Toputthecomputerintohibernationmode,changeyourpowerplansettingsbydoingthefollowing:

    –ForWindows7:StartthePowerManagerprogramandthenclickthePowerPlantab.Thenfollow

    theinstructionsonthescreen.ForinstructionsonhowtostartthePowerManagerprogram,see

    “AccessingLenovoprogramsontheWindows7operatingsystem”onpage13.

    –ForWindows8:Right-clickthebatterystatusiconfromtheWindowsnoticationareaandclickPower

    Options,clickChangeplansettingsthatisnexttoyourpowerplan,anthenfollowtheinstructionson

    thescreen.

    •Wirelessoff

    Whenyouarenotusingthewirelessfeatures,suchasBluetoothorwirelessLAN,turnthemoff.This

    willhelpconservepower.Toturnoffthewirelessfeatures,pressF9.

    Handlingthebattery

    ThissystemsupportsonlybatteriesspeciallydesignedforthisspecicsystemandmanufacturedbyLenovo

    oranauthorizedbuilder.Thesystemdoesnotsupportunauthorizedbatteriesorbatteriesdesignedforother

    systems.Ifanunauthorizedbatteryorabatterydesignedforanothersystemisinstalled,thesystemwill

    notcharge.

    Attention:Lenovohasnoresponsibilityfortheperformanceorsafetyofunauthorizedbatteries,and

    providesnowarrantiesforfailuresordamagearisingoutoftheiruse.

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    DANGER

    Donotattempttodisassembleormodifythebatterypack.

    Attemptingtodosocancauseanexplosion,orliquidleakagefromthebatterypack.

    AbatterypackotherthantheonespeciedbyLenovo,oradisassembledormodiedbattery

    packisnotcoveredbythewarranty.

    DANGER

    Iftherechargeablebatterypackisincorrectlyreplaced,thereisdangerofanexplosion.Thebattery

    packcontainsasmallamountofharmfulsubstances.Toavoidpossibleinjury:

    •ReplaceonlywithabatteryofthetyperecommendedbyLenovo.

    •Keepthebatterypackawayfromre.

    •Donotexposeittoexcessiveheat.

    •Donotexposeittowaterorrain.

    •Donotshort-circuitit.

    •Storeitinacooldryplace.

    •Keepitawayfromchildren.

    Thebatterypackisaconsumablesupply.Ifyourbatterybeginstodischargetooquickly,replacethe

    batterypackwithanewoneofthetyperecommendedbyLenovo.Formoreinformationonreplacingthe

    batterypack,contactyourCustomerSupportCenter.

    DANGER

    Donotdrop,crush,puncture,orsubjecttostrongforces.Batteryabuseormishandlingcancause

    thebatterytooverheat,whichcancausegassesorameto“vent”fromthebatterypackorcoin

    cell.Ifyourbatteryisdamaged,orifyounoticeanydischargefromyourbatteryorthebuildup

    offoreignmaterialsonthebatteryleads,stopusingthebatteryandobtainareplacementfrom

    thebatterymanufacturer.

    DANGER

    Onlyrechargethebatterypackstrictlyaccordingtoinstructionsincludedintheproduct

    documentation.

    DANGER

    Donotputthebatterypackintrashthatisdisposedofinlandlls.Whendisposingofthebattery,

    complywithlocalordinancesorregulationsandyourcompany'ssafetystandards.

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    DANGER

    Thereisadangerofanexplosionifthebackupbatteryisincorrectlyplaced.Thelithiumbattery

    containslithiumandcanexplodeifitisnotproperlyhandled,ordisposedof.Replaceonlywitha

    batteryofthesametype.Toavoidpossibleinjuryordeath,donot:(1)throworimmerseintowater,

    (2)allowittoheattomorethan100°C(212°F),or(3)attempttorepairordisassembleit.Disposeof

    itasrequiredbylocalordinancesorregulationsandyourcompany'ssafetystandards.

    Connectingtothenetwork

    YourcomputerhasoneormorenetworkcardsforconnectingtotheInternetandtoyourcompany'swired

    LANorwirelessLANnetwork.

    TheAccessConnectionsprogramisaconnectivityassistantprogramforcreatingandmanaginglocation

    proles.EachlocationprolestoresallthenetworkandInternetcongurationsettingsneededforconnecting

    toanetworkinfrastructurefromaspeciclocationsuchasahomeoranofce.

    Ethernetconnections

    Youcanconnectyourcomputertoalocalnetworkorabroadbandconnectionbyusingthebuilt-inEthernet

    featureofthecomputer.

    DANGER

    YourcomputerhasanEthernetconnector.Toavoidtheriskofelectricalshock,donotconnect

    thetelephonecabletotheEthernetconnector.

    Wirelessconnections

    Wirelessconnectionisthetransferofdatawithouttheuseofcablesbutbymeansofradiowavesonly.

    Attention:

    •Ifyouwanttousethewirelessfeaturesonanairplane,checkthewirelessserviceswiththeairlinebefore

    boardingtheairplane.

    •Iftherearerestrictionsontheuseofcomputerwirelessfeaturesonanairplane,youneedtodisablethe

    wirelessfeaturesofyourcomputerbeforeboarding.

    Dependingonthewirelessdevicesinstalledonyourcomputer,youmightbeabletousethefollowing

    wirelessnetworks:

    •WirelessLANconnection

    •Bluetoothconnection

    Establishingawirelessconnection

    Toestablishawirelessconnection,dothefollowing:

    1.PressF9toturnonthewirelessfeature.

    2.ClickthewirelessnetworkconnectionstatusiconintheWindowsnoticationarea.Alistofavailable

    wirelessnetworksisdisplayed.

    3.Double-clickanetworktoconnecttoit.Providerequiredinformationifneeded.

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    Ifyouneedtoconnecttodifferentwirelessnetworksindifferentlocations,usethefollowingsoftwareto

    managemultiplenetworkprolessothatthecomputerconnectstoanavailablenetworkautomaticallywhen

    thelocationchanges:

    •ForWindows7:UsetheAccessConnectionsprogram.ForinstructionsonhowtostarttheAccess

    Connectionsprogram,see“AccessingLenovoprogramsontheWindows7operatingsystem”onpage13

    .

    •ForWindows8:OpentheLenovoSettingsprogramandclickLocationAwareness.See“Accessing

    LenovoprogramsontheWindows8operatingsystem”onpage14.

    Attention:

    •Ifyouwanttousethewirelessfeaturesonanairplane,checktheserviceswiththeairlinebeforeboarding

    theairplane.

    •Iftherearerestrictionsontheuseofcomputerwirelessfeaturesonanairplane,youneedtodisableyour

    computerwirelessfeaturesbeforeboarding.Todisablethewirelessfeatures,see“Enablingordisabling

    thewirelessfeatures”onpage32

    .

    UsingBluetooth

    SomemodelsareequippedwithaBluetoothcardthatiscompliantwithBluetoothSpecication4.0.

    ToenabletheBluetoothfeatureontheWindows7operatingsystem,pressF9toopenthewirelessradio

    switchboard.ThenturnontheBluetoothradio.FortheWindows8operatingsystem,theBluetoothfeature

    isonbydefault.

    SendingdatatoaBluetooth-enableddevice

    TosenddatatoaBluetooth-enableddevice,dothefollowing:

    1.EnabletheBluetoothfeature.

    2.Right-clickthedatathatyouwanttosend.

    3.SelectSendT o➙BluetoothDevices.

    4.SelectaBluetoothdeviceandthenfollowtheinstructionsonthescreen.

    Fordetails,refertotheWindowshelpinformationsystem.

    Note:Ifyouusethewirelessfeature(the802.11standard)ofyourcomputersimultaneouslywithaBluetooth

    option,datatransmissionspeedcanbedelayedandtheperformanceofthewirelessfeaturecanbe

    degraded.

    FormoreinformationaboutusingtheBluetoothfeature,refertotheWindowshelpinformationsystemand

    theBluetoothhelpinformationsystem.

    Checkingthewirelessnetworkconnectionstatus

    Youcancheckyourcomputerwirelessnetworkconnectionstatusandwirelesssignalstrengththroughthe

    wirelessnetworkconnectionstatusiconintheWindowsnoticationarea.Themorebarsencompassed,the

    betterthesignal.

    FortheWindows7operatingsystem,youalsocanchecktheAccessConnectionsgauge,theAccess

    Connectionsstatusicon,ortheAccessConnectionswirelessnetworkconnectionstatusiconinthe

    Windowsnoticationarea.

    AccessConnectionsgauge

    OntheWindows7operatingsystem,theAccessConnectionsgaugeintheWindowsnoticationarea

    displaysthestatusandsignalstrengthofyourwirelessconnection.

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    Youcanndmoredetailedinformationaboutthestatusandsignalstrengthofyourwirelessconnection

    byopeningtheAccessConnectionsprogramorbyright-clickingtheAccessConnectionsgaugeinthe

    WindowsnoticationareaandselectingViewStatusofWirelessConnection.

    •AccessConnectionsgaugestates:wirelessLAN

    –Powertothewirelessradioisoffornosignal.

    –Powertothewirelessradioison.Thesignalstrengthofthewirelessconnectionispoor.To

    improvethesignalstrength,moveyourcomputerclosertothewirelessaccesspoint.

    Powertothewirelessradioison.Thesignalstrengthofthewirelessconnection

    ismarginal.

    –Powertothewirelessradioison.Thesignalstrengthofthewirelessconnectionis

    excellent.

    Note:FormoreinformationabouttheAccessConnectionsGauge,seetheAccessConnectionshelp

    informationsystem.

    AccessConnectionsstatusicon

    TheAccessConnectionsstatusicondisplaysgeneralconnectionstatus.

    Note:TodisplaytheAccessConnectionsstatusicon,clickShowhiddeniconsonthetaskbar.Toadd

    theiconstothetaskbarpermanently,clickCustomizeandproceedtocustomizethesettings.Formore

    informationabouttheicons,seetheAccessConnectionshelpinformationsystem.

    •AccessConnectionsstatusiconstates

    –Nolocationproleisactiveornoneexists.

    Currentlocationproleisdisconnected.

    –Currentlocationproleisconnected.

    AccessConnectionswirelessstatusicon

    TheAccessConnectionswirelessstatusicondisplaysthestatusandsignalstrengthofyourwireless

    connection.

    Youcanndmoredetailedinformationaboutthestatusandsignalstrengthofyourwirelessconnection

    eitherbyopeningtheAccessConnectionsprogramorbydouble-clickingtheAccessConnectionswireless

    statusiconintheWindowsnoticationarea.

    •Wirelessstatusiconstates:wirelessLAN

    Powertothewirelessradioisoff.

    –Powertothewirelessradioison.Noassociation.

    –Powertothewirelessradioison.Nosignal.

    –Powertothewirelessradioison.Thesignalstrengthofthewirelessconnectionisexcellent.

    –Powertothewirelessradioison.Thesignalstrengthofthewirelessconnectionismarginal.

    –Powertothewirelessradioison.Thesignalstrengthofthewirelessconnectionispoor.Toimprove

    thesignalstrength,moveyourcomputerclosertothewirelessaccesspoint.

    Note:Ifyouhavetroubleinmakingaconnection,trymovingyourcomputerclosertoyourwirelessaccess

    point.

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    Enablingordisablingthewirelessfeatures

    Toenableordisablethewirelessfeatures,dooneofthefollowing:

    •ForWindows7:PressF9toopenthewirelessradioswitchboard.Turnonorturnoffthewirelessfeature

    asdesired.

    •ForWindows8:PressF9toenableordisabletheAirplanemode.WhentheAirplanemodeisenabled,all

    ofyourwirelessdevicesareturnedoff.

    Youalsocanusethewirelessradioswitchtoturnonorturnoffthewirelessradiosofallthewirelessdevices

    onyourcomputer.

    Presentationsandmultimedia

    Youcanconnectyourcomputertoaprojectortogivepresentationsoryoucanconnectyourcomputer

    toanexternalmonitortoexpandyourworkspace.

    Changingdisplaysettings

    Youcanchangethedisplaysettings,suchasfontsize.

    Changingthefontsize

    Tochangethefontsize,dothefollowing:

    1.Right-clickonthedesktop,andclickPersonalize.

    2.ClickDisplayattheleft.

    3.Selectthedesiredfontsize.

    4.ClickApply.Thechangewilltakeeffectafteryoulogoff.

    Connectingaprojectororanexternalmonitor

    Thistopicprovidesinformationaboutconnectingaprojectororanexternalmonitor.

    Usinganexternalmonitor

    Note:Whenyouconnectanexternalmonitor,avideointerfacecablewithaferritecoreisrequired.

    Yourcomputercansupportamaximumvideoresolutionofupto1920x1200(withanexternalmonitor

    attachedtotheVGAconnector)orupto1920x1080(withanexternalmonitorattachedtotheHDMI

    connector),providedthattheexternalmonitoralsosupportsthatresolution.Formoredetails,referto

    themanualsprovidedwithyourmonitor.

    Youcansetanyresolutionforeitherthecomputerdisplayortheexternalmonitor.Whenyouusebothatthe

    sametime,theresolutionofbothisthesame.Ifyousetahigherresolutionforthecomputerdisplay,you

    canseeonlypartofthescreenatatime.YoucanseeotherpartsbymovingtheimagewiththeTrackPoint

    pointingdeviceoranotherpointingdevice.

    Youcanmovethedisplayoutputtothecomputerdisplay,theexternalmonitor,orbothbychangingsettings

    intheDisplaySettingswindow.

    Connectinganexternalmonitor

    Toconnectanexternalmonitor,dothefollowing:

    1.Connecttheexternalmonitortothemonitorconnector;thenconnectthemonitortoanelectricaloutlet.

    2.Turnontheexternalmonitor.

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    3.ChangethedisplayoutputlocationbypressingF6.Thisenablesyoutoswitchbetweenviewingoutput

    ontheexternalmonitor,thecomputermonitor,andbothmonitors.

    Note:Ifyourcomputercannotdetecttheexternalmonitor,right-clickonthedesktop,thenselectScreen

    resolution.ClicktheDetectbutton.

    Settingthemonitortype

    Tosetyourmonitortype,dothefollowing:

    1.Connecttheexternalmonitortothemonitorconnector,andthenconnectthemonitortoanelectrical

    outlet.

    2.Turnontheexternalmonitor.

    3.Right-clickonthedesktop,andclickScreenresolution.

    Note:Ifyourcomputercannotdetecttheexternalmonitor,clicktheDetectbutton.

    4.Clicktheiconforthedesiredmonitor(theMonitor-2iconisfortheexternalmonitor).

    5.SetResolution.

    6.ClickAdvancedSettings.

    7.ClicktheMonitortab.Checkthemonitorinformationwindowtomakesurethatthemonitortypeis

    correct.Ifitis,clickOKtoclosethewindow;otherwiseproceedwiththefollowingsteps.

    8.Ifmorethantwomonitortypesaredisplayed,selectGenericPnPMonitororGenericNon-PnP

    Monitor.

    9.ClickProperties.Ifyouarepromptedforanadministratorpasswordorconrmation,typethepassword

    orprovideconrmation.

    10.ClicktheDrivertab.

    11.ClickUpdateDriver.

    12.ClickBrowsemycomputerfordriversoftware,andthenclickLetmepickfromalistofdevice

    driversonmycomputer.

    13.CleartheShowcompatiblehardwarecheckbox.

    14.Selectthecorrectmanufacturerandmodelfortheexternalmonitor.Ifyoucannotndyourmonitoron

    thelist,stoptheinstallationofthisdriverandusethedrivershippedwithyourmonitor.

    15.Afterupdatingthedriver,clickClose.

    16.FortheWindows7operatingsystem,tochangethecolorsettings,right-clickonthedesktop,andclick

    Screenresolution.ClickAdvancedSettings,selecttheMonitortab,thensetColors.

    17.ClickOK.

    Considerationsforattachinganexternalmonitor

    •Wheninstallinganoperatingsystem,youmustinstallthedisplaydriverforyourmonitorthatissupplied

    withthecomputer,andthemonitorINFlethatissuppliedwiththeexternalmonitor.

    •Ifyousetaresolutionhigherthantheresolutionyouareusingonthecomputermonitor,andusean

    externalmonitorthatdoesnotsupportthatresolution,takeadvantageofthevirtualscreenfunction,

    whichenablesyoutodisplayonlyapartofthehigh-resolutionscreenimageyourcomputerproduces.

    YoucanseeotherpartsoftheimagebymovingthescreenwiththeTrackPointpointingdeviceoranother

    pointingdevice.

    •Iftheexternalmonitoryouareusingisoutdated,theresolutionandtherefreshratemightbelimited.

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    Usingdualdisplays

    ThissectionintroducestheExtenddesktopfunctionthatenablesyoutodisplayoutput(thesameordifferent)

    onboththecomputerdisplayandanexternalmonitor.

    UsingtheExtenddesktopfunction

    YourcomputersupportsafunctionnamedtheExtenddesktop.WiththeExtenddesktopfunction,you

    candisplayoutputonboththecomputerdisplayandanexternalmonitor.Youalsocandisplaydifferent

    desktopimagesoneachmonitor.

    YoucanusetheExtenddesktopfunctionwithoutchanginganysettings.Ifthefunctiondoesnotwork,refer

    tothefollowingtopiconhowtoenableExtenddesktopfunction.

    EnablingtheExtenddesktopfunction

    ToenabletheExtenddesktopfunction,dothefollowing:

    1.Connecttheexternalmonitortothemonitorconnector;thenconnectthemonitortoanelectricaloutlet.

    2.Turnontheexternalmonitor.

    3.PressF6,thenselectExtend.

    Tochangetheresolutionforeachmonitor,dothefollowing:

    1.Right-clickonthedesktop,andclickScreenresolution.

    2.ClicktheMonitor-1icon(fortheprimarydisplay,thecomputerdisplay).

    3.Settheresolutionfortheprimarydisplay.

    4.ClicktheMonitor-2icon(forthesecondarydisplay,theexternaldisplay).

    5.Settheresolutionforthesecondarydisplay.

    6.ClickAdvancedsettingsandsetupthecolorqualityontheMonitortab.

    7.ClickOKtoapplythechanges.

    ConsiderationsforusingtheExtenddesktopfunction

    •IfyouwanttoshowDOSfull-screenwhileintheExtenddesktopmode,onlytheprimarydisplayshows

    DOS;theotherdisplayisblackedout.

    •Youcandesignatetheotherdisplayastheprimarydisplaybydoingthefollowing:

    1.Right-clickonthedesktop,thenselectScreenresolution.

    2.SelectExtendthesedisplaysinMultipleDisplays.

    3.Changethesettingtodesignatetheprimarydisplay.

    •WhenaprogramusingDirectDraworDirect3Displayedinfull-screenmode,itisshownonlyonthe

    primarydisplay.

    •YoucannotusethedisplayswitchingfunctionwhenyouareintheExtenddesktopmode.

    Usingaudiofeatures

    Yourcomputerisequippedwiththefollowing:

    •Comboaudioconnector,1/8inch(3.5mm)indiameter

    •Built-instereospeakers

    •Built-indigitalmicrophone

    Yourcomputeralsohasanaudiochipthatenablesyoutoenjoyvariousmultimediaaudiofeatures:

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    •CompliantwithHighDenitionAudio

    •RecordingandplaybackofPCMandWAVlesin16-bitor24-bitformat

    •PlaybackofaWAVleatasamplerateof44.1KHzto192KHz

    •PlaybackofMIDIlesthroughaWavetablesynthesizerunderMicrosoftWindowsoperatingsystems

    •PlaybackofMP3lesthroughtheWindowsMediaPlayerorasoftwareMP3player

    •Recordingfromvarioussoundsources

    Note:Thecomboaudioconnectordoesnotsupportaconventionalmicrophone.

    Thefollowingtableshowswhichfunctionsoftheaudiodevicesattachedtotheconnectorsonyour

    computeraresupported.

    Table3.Audiofeaturelist

    Connector

    Headsetwitha3.5mm

    4-poleplug

    ConventionalheadphoneConventionalmicrophone

    Comboaudioconnector

    Headphoneand

    microphonefunctions

    supported

    Headphonefunction

    supported

    Notsupported

    Conguringforsoundrecording

    TocongurethemicrophoneforoptimizedsoundrecordingontheWindows7operatingsystem,usethe

    RealtekHDAudioManagerprogrambydoingthefollowing:

    GotoControlPanelandclickHardwareandSound➙RealtekHDAudioManager.

    Usingthecamera

    Ifyourcomputerhasacamera,youcanusethecameratopreviewyourvideoimageandtakeasnapshot

    ofyourcurrentimage.

    Tostartthecamera,dothefollowing:

    •ForWindows7:PressF5toopentheCommunicationssettingswindow.

    •ForWindows8:ClickCamerafromtheStartscreen.

    Whenthecameraisstarted,thegreencamera-in-useindicatorturnson.

    Youalsocanusethecamerawithotherprogramsthatprovidefeaturessuchasphotographing,video

    capturing,andvideoconferencing.Tousethecamerawithotherprograms,openoneoftheprograms

    andstartthephotographing,videocapturing,orvideoconferencingfunction.Then,thecamerawillstart

    automaticallyandthegreencamera-in-useindicatorwillturnon.Formoreinformationaboutusingthe

    camerawithaprogram,refertothedocumentationthatcamewiththeprogram.

    Conguringcamerasettings

    Youcancongurethecamerasettingstomeetyourneeds,suchasadjustingthequalityofthevideooutput.

    Tocongurethecamerasettings,dothefollowing:

    •ForWindows7:PressF5.TheCommunicationssettingswindowopens.ClicktheManageSettings

    buttonandcongurethecamerasettingsasdesired.

    •ForWindows8:ClickLenovoSettingsfromtheStartscreen.ThenclickCamera.Followtheinstructions

    onthescreentocongurethecamerasettingsasdesired.

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    Usingaashmediacard

    Yourcomputerhasonemediacardreaderslot.

    Themediacardreaderslotsupportsthefollowingfourtypesofcards:

    •SecureDigital(SD)card

    •SecureDigitalHigh-Capacity(SDHC)card

    •SecureDigitalExtended-Capacity(SDXC)card

    •MultiMediaCard(MMC)

    Note:Whiletransferringdatatoorfromamediacard,suchasanSDcard,donotputyourcomputerinto

    sleeporhibernationmodebeforethedatatransferiscomplete;otherwise,yourdatacouldbecomedamaged.

    Formoreinformationonashmediacards,refertoanyofthefollowingtopics:

    •“Insertingaashmediacard”onpage36

    •“Removingaashmediacard”onpage36

    Insertingaashmediacard

    Attention:Beforeyoustartinstallinganyofthefollowingcards,touchametaltableoragroundedmetal

    object.Thisactionreducesanystaticelectricityfromyourbody.Thestaticelectricitycoulddamagethecard.

    •SDcard

    •SDHCcard

    •SDXCcard

    •MultiMediaCard

    Toinsertaashmediacardintothe4-in-1mediacardreaderslot,dothefollowing:

    1.Makesurethatthecardiscorrectlyoriented.

    2.Insertthecardrmlyintothe4-in-1mediacardreaderslot.Thecardmightstopbeforeitiscompletely

    installedintotheslot.

    Iftheashmediacardisnotplugandplay,dothefollowing:

    1.GotoControlPanelandclickHardwareandSound➙DeviceManager.Ifyouarepromptedforan

    administratorpasswordorconrmation,typethepasswordorprovideconrmation.

    2.FromtheActionmenu,selectAddlegacyhardware.TheAddHardwareWizardstarts.

    3.Followtheinstructionsonthescreen.

    Removingaashmediacard

    Toremoveaashmediacard,dothefollowing:

    1.ClickthetriangulariconintheWindowsnoticationareatoshowhiddenicons.

    2.Right-clicktheSafelyRemoveHardwareandEjectMediaicon.

    3.SelectthecorrespondingitemtoejectthecardfromtheWindowsoperatingsystem.

    4.Pressthecardtoejectitfromyourcomputer.

    5.Removethecardfromyourcomputerandstoreitsafelyforfutureuse.

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    Note:IfyoudonotremovethecardfromyourcomputerafteryouejectthecardfromtheWindows

    operatingsystem,thecardcannolongerbeaccessed.Toaccessthecard,youmustremoveitonce,

    theninsertitagain.

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    Chapter3.Youandyourcomputer

    Thischapterprovidesinformationaboutaccessibility,comfort,andtravelingwithyourcomputer.

    Accessibilityandcomfort

    Goodergonomicpracticeisimportanttogetthemostfromyourpersonalcomputerandtoavoiddiscomfort.

    Arrangeyourworkplaceandtheequipmentyouusetosuityourindividualneedsandthekindofwork

    thatyouperform.Inaddition,usehealthyworkhabitstomaximizeyourperformanceandcomfortwhile

    usingyourcomputer.

    Thefollowingtopicsprovideinformationaboutarrangingyourworkarea,settingupyourcomputer

    equipment,andestablishinghealthyworkhabits.

    Lenovoiscommittedtoprovidingthelatestinformationandtechnologytoourcustomerswithdisabilities.

    Referto“Accessibilityinformation”onpage40whichoutlinesoureffortsinthisarea.

    Ergonomicinformation

    Workinginthevirtualofcemightmeanadaptingtofrequentchangesinyourenvironment.Forexample,

    adaptingtothesurroundinglightsources,properseating,andtheplacementofyourcomputerhardware

    canhelpyouimproveyourperformanceandachievegreatercomfort.

    Thisexampleshowssomeoneinaconventionalsetting.Evenwhennotinsuchasetting,youcanfollow

    manyofthesetips.Developgoodhabits,andtheywillserveyouwell.

    Generalposture:Makeminormodicationsinyourworkingposturetodetertheonsetofdiscomfortcaused

    bylongperiodsofworkinginthesameposition.Frequent,shortbreaksfromyourworkalsohelptoprevent

    minordiscomfortassociatedwithyourworkingposture.

    Display:Positionthedisplaytomaintainacomfortableviewingdistanceof510-760mm(20-30inches).

    Avoidglareorreectionsonthedisplayfromoverheadlightingoroutsidesourcesoflight.Keepthedisplay

    screencleanandsetthebrightnesstolevelsthatenableyoutoseethescreenclearly.PressF7orF8

    toadjustdisplaybrightness.

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    Headposition:Keepyourheadandneckinacomfortableandneutral(vertical,orupright)position.

    Chair:Useachairthatgivesyougoodbacksupportandseatheightadjustment.Usechairadjustmentsto

    bestsuityourdesiredposture.

    Armandhandposition:Ifavailable,usechairarmrestsoranareaonyourworkingsurfacetoprovide

    weightsupportforyourarms.Keepyourforearms,wrists,andhandsinarelaxedandneutral(horizontal)

    position.Typewithasofttouchwithoutpoundingthekeys.

    Legposition:Keepyourthighsparalleltotheoorandyourfeetatontheoororonafootrest.

    Whatifyouaretraveling?

    Itmightnotbepossibletoobservethebestergonomicpracticeswhenyouareusingyourcomputer

    whileonthemoveorinacasualsetting.Regardlessofthesetting,trytoobserveasmanyofthetipsas

    possible.Sittingproperlyandusingadequatelighting,forexample,willhelpyoumaintaindesirablelevels

    ofcomfortandperformance.

    Questionsaboutvision?

    ThevisualdisplayscreensofThinkPadnotebookcomputersaredesignedtomeetthehigheststandards

    andtoprovideyouwithclear,crispimagesandlarge,brightdisplaysthatareeasytosee,yeteasyonthe

    eyes.Ofcourse,anyconcentratedandsustainedvisualactivitycanbetiring.Ifyouhavequestionsoneye

    fatigueorvisualdiscomfort,consultavisioncarespecialistforadvice.

    Comfort

    Observethefollowingguidelinestoachievegreatercomfortandimproveperformance.

    Activesittingandrestbreaks:Thelongeryousitandworkwithyourcomputer,themoreimportantitisto

    observeyourworkingposture.Follow“Ergonomicinformation”onpage39

    andpractice“activesitting”to

    avoiddiscomfortassociatedwithyourworkingpostures.Makingminorvoluntaryposturalchangesand

    takingshortfrequentworkbreaksarethekeyingredientsforhealthycomputing.Yourcomputerislightand

    mobile;youcaneasilyrepositionyourworkingsurfacetoaccommodatemanyposturemodications.

    Workareasetupoptions:Familiarizeyourselfwithallofyourofcefurnituresothatyouknowhowto

    adjustyourworksurface,seat,andotherworktoolstoaccommodateyourpreferencesforcomfort.

    Ifyourworkareaisnotinanofcesetting,besuretotakespecialnoteofemployingactivesitting

    andtakingworkbreaks.ManyThinkPadproductsolutionsareavailabletohelpyoumodifyandexpand

    yourcomputertobestsuityourneeds.AccessthefollowingWebsitetoviewsomeoftheseoptions:

    http://www.lenovo.com/accessories/services/index.html.Exploreyouroptionsfordockingsolutionsand

    externalproductsthatprovidetheadjustabilityandfeaturesthatyouwant.

    Accessibilityinformation

    Lenovoiscommittedtoprovidingpeoplewithdisabilitiesgreateraccesstoinformationandtechnology.

    Asaresult,thefollowinginformationprovideswaystohelpusersthathavehearing,vision,andmobility

    limitationsgetthemostoutoftheircomputerexperience.

    Assistivetechnologiesenableuserstoaccessinformationinthemostappropriateway.Someofthese

    technologiesarealreadyprovidedinyouroperatingsystem.Otherscanbepurchasedthroughvendors,or

    accessedthroughtheWorldWideWebhttp://www.lenovo.com/healthycomputing.

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    Assistivetechnologies

    SomeaccessibilitytechnologiesareavailablethroughtheAccessibilityOptionsprogram.Depending

    onyouroperatingsystem,thenumberofaccessibilityoptionsavailablevaries.Ingeneral,accessibility

    optionsenhancethewayuserswithhearing,vision,ormobilitylimitationsnavigateandusetheircomputer.

    Forexample,someusersmightnothavethenemotorskillsrequiredtouseamouseorselectkey

    combinations.Otherusersmightrequirelargerfontsorhigh-contrastdisplaymodes.Insomecases,

    magniersandbuilt-inspeechsynthesizersareavailable.Fordetailedinformationabouteachofthese

    features,consulttheMicrosofthelpinformationsystem.

    TousetheAccessibilityOptionsprogram,gotoControlPanelandclickEaseofAccess➙Easeof

    AccessCenter.

    Screen-readertechnologies

    Screen-readertechnologiesareprimarilyfocusedonsoftwareprograminterfaces,helpinformationsystems,

    andavarietyofonlinedocuments.However,inthecasewhereascreenreadercannotreaddocuments,

    thedocumentmustrstgothroughaconversionprocess.OnesolutionconvertsAdobePDFlesintoa

    formatthatisreadbythescreen-readerprograms.ThissolutionisaWeb-basedserviceprovidedbyAdobe

    SystemsIncorporated.Throughhttp://access.adobe.com,AdobePDFdocumentscanbeconvertedto

    HTMLorplaintextinmanylanguages.OneconversionoptionconvertsPDFdocumentsontheInternet.A

    secondoptionenablesuserstosubmittheURLofanAdobePDFlethroughe-mailtoconvertittoHTMLor

    ASCIItext.AdobePDFlesonalocalharddiskdrive,localCD-ROM,orLANalsocanbeconvertedby

    attachingtheAdobePDFletoane-mailmessage.

    Travelingwithyourcomputer

    Thistopicprovidesinformationtohelpyouworkwithyourcomputerwhenyouaretraveling.

    Traveltips

    Usethefollowingtraveltipstotravelmorecondentlyandefcientlywithyourcomputer.

    •Althoughitissafetoallowyourcomputertogothroughthex-raymachinesatairportsecuritystations,it

    isimportanttokeepyoureyesonthecomputeratalltimestopreventtheft.

    •Considerbringinganelectricaladapterforuseinanairplaneorautomobile.

    •Ifyoucarryanacpoweradapter,detachtheaccordfromittoavoiddamagingthecord.

    Traveltipsonairplanes

    Ifyoucarryyourcomputerintoanairplane,takenoteofthefollowingtips:

    •Ifyouintendtouseyourcomputerorwirelessservices(suchasInternetandBluetooth),checkwiththe

    airlineforrestrictionsandavailabilityofservicesbeforeboardingtheairplane.Iftherearerestrictions

    ontheuseofcomputerswithwirelessfeaturesontheairplane,youmustabidebythoserestrictions.If

    necessary,disablewirelessfeaturesbeforeboarding.

    •Becarefulabouttheseatinfrontofyouonairplanes.Angleyourcomputerdisplaysothatitdoesnotget

    caughtwhenthepersoninfrontofyouleansback.

    •Whentakingoff,remembertoturnoffyourcomputerorputitintohibernationmode.

    Travelaccessories

    Thefollowingisachecklistofitemstoconsiderpackingwhenyouaregoingtotravel:

    •ThinkPadacpoweradapter

    •ThinkPadAC/DCComboAdapter

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    •Externalmouse,ifyouareaccustomedtousingone

    •Ethernetcable

    •Extrabattery,charged

    •Aqualitycarryingcasethatprovidesadequatecushionandprotection

    •Externalstoragedevice

    •HDMIcable

    •ConvertercableforHDMIconnector

    Ifyouaretravelingtoanothercountry,youmightwanttoconsideranacpoweradapterforthecountryto

    whichyouaretraveling.

    Topurchasetravelaccessories,gotohttp://www.lenovo.com/accessories.

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    Chapter4.Security

    Thischapterprovidesinformationabouthowtoprotectyourcomputerfromtheftandunauthorizeduse.

    •“Attachingamechanicallock”onpage43

    •“Usingpasswords”onpage43

    •“Harddisksecurity”onpage47

    •“Noticeondeletingdatafromyourharddiskdrive”onpage48

    •“Usingrewalls”onpage48

    •“Protectingdataagainstviruses”onpage49

    Attachingamechanicallock

    Youcanattachamechanicallocktoyourcomputer,tohelppreventitfrombeingremovedwithoutyour

    permission.

    Attachamechanicallocktothekeyholeofthecomputer;thensecurethechainonthelocktoastationary

    object.Refertotheinstructionsshippedwiththemechanicallock.

    Note:Youareresponsibleforevaluating,selecting,andimplementingthelockingdevicesandsecurity

    feature.Lenovomakesnocomments,judgments,orwarrantiesaboutthefunction,quality,orperformance

    ofthelockingdeviceandsecurityfeature.

    Usingpasswords

    Youcanhelppreventyourcomputerfromunauthorizedusebyusingpasswords.Onceyousetapassword,

    apromptisdisplayedonthescreeneachtimeyouturnonthecomputer.Enteryourpasswordattheprompt.

    Youcannotusethecomputerunlessyoutypethecorrectpassword.

    Ifyouhavesetapower-onpassword,asupervisorpassword,oraharddiskpassword,itunlocks

    automaticallywhenthecomputerresumesfromsleepmode.

    Note:IfaWindowspasswordhasbeenset,youwillbepromptedtoenterit.

    Typingpasswords

    Ifthisiconisdisplayed,typeapower-onpasswordorasupervisorpassword.

    Ifthisiconisdisplayed,typeauserharddiskpassword.Totypeamasterharddiskpassword,press

    Fn+F1.Whentheiconchangestothis:,typethemasterharddiskpassword.

    Note:Toreturntotheicon

    ,pressFn+F1again.

    Note:PresstheBackspacekeyifyouenterawrongpasswordwhileyouaretypingyourpassword.

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    Power-onpassword

    Youcansetapower-onpasswordtohelpprotectyourcomputeragainstunauthorizedaccess.

    Ifyousetapower-onpassword,thepasswordpromptisdisplayedonthescreenwheneveryouturnonthe

    computer.Youmustenterthecorrectpasswordtostartusingthecomputer.

    Setting,changing,orremovingapower-onpassword

    Beforeyoustart,printtheseinstructions.

    Toset,change,orremoveapower-onpassword,dothefollowing:

    1.Turnoffyourcomputer.Waitforaboutveseconds,andthenturnonthecomputeragain.

    2.Whenthelogoscreenisdisplayed,pressF1tostarttheThinkPadSetupprogram.

    3.SelectSecurity➙Password➙Power-onPasswordbyusingthedirectionalkeys.

    4.Dependingonyourneed,dooneofthefollowing:

    •Tosetapassword,dothefollowing:

    a.IntheEnterNewPasswordeld,typeadesiredpasswordandpressEnter.

    b.IntheConrmNewPasswordeld,retypethepasswordandpressEnter.

    •Tochangeapassword,dothefollowing:

    a.IntheEnterCurrentPasswordeld,typethecurrentpower-onpasswordandpressEnter.

    b.IntheEnterNewPasswordeld,typethenewpower-onpasswordandpressEnter;thenretype

    thepasswordintheConrmNewPasswordeldandPressEnter.

    •Toremoveapassword,dothefollowing:

    a.IntheEnterCurrentPasswordeld,typethecurrentpower-onpasswordandpressEnter.

    b.LeavetheEnterNewPasswordandConrmNewPasswordeldsblank.PressEntertwice.

    5.ASetupNoticewindowisdisplayed.PressEntertocontinue.

    6.PressF10.ASetupConrmationwindowisdisplayed.SelectYestosavethecongurationchanges

    andexit.

    Note:Youmightwanttorecordyourpasswordandstoreitinasafeplace.Otherwise,ifyouforgetthe

    password,youhavetotakeyourcomputertoaLenovoreselleroramarketingrepresentativetohave

    thepasswordcanceled.

    Harddiskpasswords

    Twotypesofharddiskpasswordshelpprotecttheinformationstoredontheharddiskdrive:

    •Userharddiskpassword

    •Masterharddiskpassword,whichrequiresauserharddiskpassword

    Ifauserharddiskpasswordhasbeenset,butnomasterharddiskpasswordhasbeen,theusermustenter

    theuserharddiskpasswordinordertogainaccesstolesandsontheharddiskdrive.

    Themasterpasswordcanbesetandusedonlybyasystemadministrator.Likeamasterkey,itenablesthe

    administratortogetaccesstoanyharddiskdriveinasystem.Theadministratorsetsthemasterpassword;

    nooneelseknowsit.Thentheadministratorsetsauserpasswordforeachcomputerinthenetwork,and

    tellseachuserthepasswordforhisorhercomputer.Theusercanthenchangetheuserpasswordas

    desired,buttheadministratorstillcangetaccessbyusingthemasterpassword.

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    Note:Whenamasterharddiskpasswordisset,onlytheadministratorcanremovetheuserharddisk

    password.

    Settingaharddiskpassword

    Beforeyoustart,printtheseinstructions.

    Tosetaharddiskpassword,dothefollowing:

    1.Turnoffyourcomputer.Waitforaboutveseconds,andthenturnonthecomputeragain.

    2.Whenthelogoscreenisdisplayed,pressF1tostarttheThinkPadSetupprogram.

    3.SelectSecurity➙Password➙Harddisk1Passwordbyusingthedirectionalkeys.

    4.Apasswordwindowisdisplayed.YouarepromptedtoselectUserorUser+Master.SelectUserif

    youwanttosetonlyoneharddiskpassword.SelectUser+Masterifyouwanttosetauserharddisk

    passwordandamasterharddiskpassword,forexampleifyouareanadministratororasupervisor.

    •IfyouselectUser,dothefollowing:

    a.Whenawindowfortypingthenewpasswordopens,typeyournewpasswordintheEnterNew

    PasswordeldandpressEnter.

    b.IntheConrmNewPasswordeld,retypethepasswordyoujustenteredandpressEnter.

    •IfyouselectUser+Master,dothefollowing:

    a.First,setauserharddiskpassword.Whenamessagewindowpromptsyoutosettheuserhard

    diskpassword,pressEntertocontinue.TypeyournewuserharddiskpasswordintheEnter

    NewPasswordeldandpressEnter.RetypethepasswordintheConrmNewPassword

    eldandpressEnter.

    b.Then,setamasterharddiskpassword.Whenamessagewindowpromptsyoutosetthemaster

    harddiskpassword.PressEntertocontinue.Typeyournewmasterharddiskpasswordinthe

    EnterNewPasswordeldandpressEnter.RetypethepasswordintheConrmNewPassword

    eldandpressEnter.

    5.ASetupNoticewindowisdisplayed.PressEntertocontinue.

    6.PressFn+F10.ASetupConrmationwindowisdisplayed.SelectYestosavetheconguration

    changesandexit.

    Thenexttimeyouturnonyourcomputer,typetheuserormasterharddiskpasswordtostartyourcomputer

    andaccesstheoperatingsystem.

    Changingorremovingaharddiskpassword

    Tochangeorremovetheharddiskpassword,dothefollowing:

    •IfyouareinUser+Masterharddiskmode,youcanselecteitherUserHDPorMasterHDPtochange

    thepassword,dependingonyourneeds.

    –IfyouselectUserHDPmode,followthefollowingstepstochangetheuserharddiskpassword:

    1.TypethecurrentuserharddiskpasswordintheEnterCurrentPasswordeldandpressEnter.

    2.TypethenewpasswordintheEnterNewPasswordeldandpressEnter;thenretypethe

    passwordintheConrmNewPasswordeldandpressEnter.

    3.ASetupNoticewindowisdisplayed.PressEnteragaintocontinue.Theuserharddiskpassword

    ischanged.

    Note:TheharddiskpasswordcannotberemovedinUserHDPmode.

    –IfyouselectMasterHDPmode,followthefollowingstepstochangethemasterharddiskpassword:

    1.TypethecurrentmasterharddiskpasswordintheEnterCurrentPasswordeldandpressEnter.

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    2.TypethenewmasterharddiskpasswordintheEnterNewPasswordeldandpressEnter;then

    retypethenewpasswordyoujustenteredintheConrmNewPasswordeldandpressEnter.

    3.ASetupNoticewindowisdisplayed.PressEntertocontinue.Themasterharddiskpasswordis

    changed.

    Note:IfyouleavetheEnterNewPasswordandConrmNewPasswordeldsblankandpressEnter

    twice,boththeuserandmasterharddiskpasswordsareremoved.

    •IfyouareinUserharddiskmode,followthefollowingstepstochangetheuserharddiskpassword:

    1.Followsteps1through7in“Settingaharddiskpassword”onpage45,typingyourpasswordto

    starttheThinkPadSetupprogram.

    2.TypethecurrentuserharddiskpasswordintheEnterCurrentPasswordeldandpressEnter.

    3.TypethenewpasswordintheEnterNewPasswordeldandpressEnter;thenretypethenew

    passwordintheConrmNewPasswordeldandpressEnter.

    4.ASetupNoticewindowisdisplayed.PressEnteragaintocontinue.Theuserharddiskpasswordis

    changed.

    Note:IfyouleavetheEnterNewPasswordandConrmNewPasswordeldsblankandpressEnter

    twice,theuserharddiskpasswordisremoved.

    Supervisorpassword

    ThesupervisorpasswordprotectsthesysteminformationstoredinThinkPadSetup.Withoutit,noonecan

    changethecongurationofthecomputer.Itprovidesthefollowingsecurityfeatures:

    •Ifasupervisorpasswordisset,apasswordpromptisdisplayedwhenyoutrytostarttheThinkPadSetup

    program.Unauthorizeduserscannotgetaccesstocongurationdata.

    •Thesystemadministratorcanusethesupervisorpasswordtogetaccesstoacomputereveniftheuserof

    thatcomputerhassetapower-onpassword.Thesupervisorpasswordoverridesthepower-onpassword.

    •Ifbothasupervisorpasswordandapower-onpasswordareset,youcandothefollowingonlyifyou

    havethesupervisorpassword:

    –Deletingthepower-onpassword

    –Changingordeletingthesupervisorpassword

    –EnablingordisablingtheWakeonLANandFlashoverLANfeatures

    –EnablingordisablingtheInternalNetworkOptionROMfeature

    –Changingdateandtime

    –EnablingordisablingtheLockUEFIBIOSSettingsfeature

    –EnablingordisablingthePasswordatunattendedbootfeature

    –Specifyingtheminimumlengthforpower-onpasswordsandharddiskpasswords

    –EnablingordisablingtheBootDeviceListF12Optionfeature

    –EnablingordisablingtheBootOrderLockfeature

    –EnablingordisablingtheFlashBIOSUpdatingbyEnd-Usersfeature

    –Enablingordisablingtheinternalnetworkdevice

    –Enablingordisablingtheinternalwirelessdevice

    –EnablingordisablingtheinternalBluetoothdevice

    –EnablingordisablingtheSecuritymode

    Notes:

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    •ThesystemadministratorcansetthesamesupervisorpasswordonmanyThinkPadnotebookcomputers

    tomakeadministrationeasier.

    •ByenablingtheLockUEFIBIOSSettingsfeatureonthePasswordmenuwhenyousetthesupervisor

    password,youmakeitimpossibleforanyonebutyoutomakechanges.

    Setting,changing,orremovingasupervisorpassword

    Onlyasystemadministratorcanset,change,orremoveasupervisorpassword.

    Toset,change,orremoveasupervisorpassword,dothefollowing:

    1.Printtheseinstructions.

    2.Saveallopenles,andexitallprograms.

    3.Turnyourcomputeroffandthenturnitonagain.

    4.Whenthelogoscreenisdisplayed,pressF1.TheThinkPadSetupprogrammainmenuopens.

    5.SelectSecurity,usingthecursordirectionalkeystomovedownthemenu.

    6.SelectPassword.

    7.SelectSupervisorPassword.

    8.Awindowopens,promptingyoutoenteranewpassword.Dependingonyourneeds,dooneofthe

    following:

    •Tosetapassword,dothefollowing:

    a.IntheEnterNewPasswordeld,typeadesiredpasswordandpressEnter.

    b.IntheConrmNewPasswordeld,retypethepasswordandpressEnter.

    •Tochangeapassword,dothefollowing:

    a.IntheEnterCurrentPasswordeld,typethecurrentsupervisorpasswordandpressEnter.

    b.IntheEnterNewPasswordeld,typethenewsupervisorpassword;thenretypethepassword

    youjustenteredtoverifyitintheConrmNewPasswordeld.PressEnter.

    •Toremoveapassword,dothefollowing:

    a.IntheEnterCurrentPasswordeld,typethecurrentsupervisorpasswordandpressEnter.

    b.LeavetheEnterNewPasswordandConrmNewPasswordeldsblank.PressEnter.

    Attention:Youmightwanttonotedownyourpasswordandkeepitinasafeplace.Ifyouforgetyour

    supervisorpassword,Lenovocannotresetyourpassword.YoumusttakeyourcomputertoaLenovo

    reselleroraLenovomarketingrepresentativetohavethesystemboardreplaced.Proofofpurchaseis

    required,andafeewillbechargedforpartsandservice.

    9.IntheSetupNoticewindowthatisdisplayed,pressEntertocontinue.

    10.PressFn+F10.TheSetupConrmationwindowopens.SelectYestosavecongurationchanges

    andexit.

    ThenexttimeyouopentheThinkPadSetupprogram,youwillbepromptedtotypeyourpasswordtoproceed.

    Harddisksecurity

    Toprotectpasswordsfromunauthorizedsecurityattacks,severalofthelatesttechnologiesandalgorithms

    areintegratedintoUEFIBIOSandhardwaredesignofThinkPadnotebookcomputers.

    Tomaximizesecurity,dothefollowing:

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    1.Setapower-onpasswordaswellasaharddiskpasswordforyourinternalharddiskdrive.Referto

    theproceduresin“Power-onpassword”onpage44and“Harddiskpasswords”onpage44.For

    security,alongerpasswordisrecommended.

    2.IfaDiskEncryptionharddiskdriveisinstalledinyourcomputer,besuretoprotectthecontentsofyour

    computermemoryfromunauthorizedaccessbyuseofdriveencryptionsoftware.

    3.Beforeyoudisposeof,sell,orhandoveryourcomputer,besuretodeletedatastoredonit.Referto

    “Noticeondeletingdatafromyourharddiskdrive”onpage48

    .

    Note:TheharddiskdrivebuiltintoyourcomputercanbeprotectedbyUEFIBIOS.

    Noticeondeletingdatafromyourharddiskdrive

    Ascomputersspreadintoeverycorneroflife,theyprocessmoreandmoreinformation.Thedataonyour

    computer,someofwhichmightbesensitive,isstoredonaharddiskdrive.Beforeyoudisposeof,sell,or

    handoveryourcomputer,besuretodeletedatastoredonit.

    Handingyourcomputerovertosomeoneelsewithoutdeletingtheloadedsoftware,suchasoperating

    systemsandprogramsoftware,mightevenviolatelicenseagreements.Youareadvisedtocheckthe

    termsandconditionsofthoselicenseagreements.

    Therearemethodsthatseemtodeletethedata:

    •Movethedatatotherecyclebin,andthenclickEmptyrecyclebin.

    •UsetheDeleteoption.

    •Formatyourharddiskdrive,usingthesoftwareforinitializingit.

    •Usingtherecoveryprogramtobringtheharddiskdrivebacktothefactorydefaultsettings.

    Theseoperations,however,onlychangetheleallocationofthedata;theydonotdeletethedataitself.In

    otherwords,thedataretrievalprocessingisdisabledunderanoperatingsystemsuchasWindows.The

    dataisstillthere,eventhoughitseemstobelost.Thus,itissometimespossibletoreadthedatabyuseof

    specialsoftwarefordatarecovery.Thereisariskthatpeopleofbadfaithmightreadandmisusethecritical

    dataonharddiskdrivesforunexpectedpurposes.

    Topreventleakageofdata,itbecomesveryimportantthatyoutakeresponsibilityfordeletingallthedata

    fromtheharddiskdrivewhenyoudisposeof,sell,orhandoveryourcomputer.Youcandestroythedata

    physicallybysmashingtheharddiskdrivewithahammer,ormagneticallybymeansofstrongmagnetic

    power,thusmakingthedataunreadable.Butwerecommendthatyoumakeuseofthesoftware(payware)or

    service(payservice)specicallydevelopedforthepurpose.

    Fordisposingofdataontheharddiskdrive,LenovoprovidestheSecureDataDisposaltool.Todownload

    theprogram,goto:

    http://www.lenovo.com/support

    Note:Runningthisprogramwilltakeacoupleofhours.

    Usingrewalls

    Ifyoursystemispreinstalledwitharewallprogram,itprotectsagainstcomputerInternetsecuritythreats,

    unauthorizedaccess,intrusions,andInternetattacks.Italsoprotectsyourprivacy.

    Formoreinformationabouthowtousetherewallprogram,refertothehelpinformationsystemthat

    comeswiththeprogram.

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    Protectingdataagainstviruses

    Yourcomputerispreinstalledwithanantivirusprogramsoyoucandetectandeliminateviruses.The

    antivirusprogramisdesignedtohelpyoudetectandeliminateviruses.

    Lenovoprovidesafullversionofantivirussoftwareonyourcomputerwithafree30-daysubscription.After

    30days,youmustrenewthelicensetocontinuereceivingtheantivirussoftwareupdates.

    Formoreinformationabouthowtouseyourantivirussoftware,refertothehelpinformationsystemof

    yourantivirussoftware.

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    Chapter5.Recoveryoverview

    ThischapterprovidesinformationabouttherecoverysolutionsprovidedbyLenovo.

    •“RecoveryoverviewfortheWindows7operatingsystem”onpage51

    •“RecoveryoverviewfortheWindows8operatingsystem”onpage56

    RecoveryoverviewfortheWindows7operatingsystem

    ThissectionprovidesinformationabouttherecoverysolutionsprovidedbyLenovoontheWindows7

    operatingsystem.

    Notes:

    •Thereareavarietyofmethodstochoosefromwhenconsideringhowtorecoverintheeventofasoftware-

    orhardware-relatedproblem.Somemethodsvarydependingonthetypeofyouroperatingsystem.

    •Theproductontherecoverymediamightbeusedonlyforthefollowingpurposes:

    –Restoretheproductpreinstalledonyourcomputer

    –Reinstalltheproduct

    –ModifytheproductusingtheAdditionalFiles

    Topreventpotentialperformancerisksorunexpectedbehaviorthatmightbecausedbythenewharddisk

    drivetechnology,itisrecommendedthatyouuseoneofthefollowingback-upsoftwareprograms:

    •ThinkVantageRescueandRecoveryversion4.3orlate

    •SymantecNortonGhostversion15orlater

    TostarttheSymantecNortonGhostprogram,dothefollowing:

    1.ClickStart➙Run.TheRunwindowopens.

    2.Typecmdintheeld.ThenclickOK.

    3.Typeghost-align=1mbandpressEnter.

    •AcronisTrueImage2010orlater

    •ParagonBackup&Recovery10Suitorlater,ParagonBackup&Recovery10Homeorlater

    Creatingandusingrecoverymedia

    Youcanuserecoverymediatorestoretheharddiskdrivetothefactorydefaultsettings.Recoverymedia

    areusefulifyoutransferthecomputertoanotherarea,sellthecomputer,recyclethecomputer,orputthe

    computerinanoperationalstateafterallothermethodsofrecoveryhavefailed.Asaprecautionarymeasure,

    itisimportanttocreaterecoverymediaasearlyaspossible.

    Note:Therecoveryoperationsyoucanperformusingrecoverymediavarydependingontheoperating

    systemfromwhichtherecoverymediawerecreated.Therecoverymediamightcontainabootmedium

    andadatamedium.YourMicrosoftWindowslicensepermitsyoutocreateonlyonedatamedium,soitis

    importantthatyoustoretherecoverymediainasafeplaceafteryouhavemadethem.

    Creatingrecoverymedia

    Thissectionprovidesinstructionsonhowtocreaterecoverymedia.

    Note:OntheWindows7operatingsystem,youcancreaterecoverymediausingdiscsorexternalUSB

    storagedevices.

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    TocreaterecoverymediaontheWindows7operatingsystem,clickStart➙AllPrograms➙Lenovo

    ThinkVantageT ools➙FactoryRecoveryDisks.Then,followtheinstructionsonthescreen.

    Usingrecoverymedia

    Thissectionprovidesinstructionsonhowtouserecoverymediaondifferentoperatingsystems.

    •OntheWindows7operatingsystem,youcanuserecoverymediatorestorethecomputertothefactory

    defaultsettingsonly.Youcanuserecoverymediatoputthecomputerinanoperationalstateafterall

    othermethodsofrecoveryhavefailed.

    Attention:Whenyouuserecoverymediatorestorethecomputertothefactorydefaultsettings,allthe

    lescurrentlyontheharddiskdrivewillbedeletedandreplacedbythefactorydefaultsettings.

    TouserecoverymediaontheWindows7operatingsystem,dothefollowing:

    1.Dependingonthetypeofyourrecoverymedia,connectthebootmedium(memorykeyorotherUSB

    storagedevice)tothecomputer,orinsertthebootdiscintoanexternalopticaldrive.

    2.RepeatedlypressandreleasetheF12keywhenturningonthecomputer.WhentheBootMenu

    windowopens,releasetheF12key.

    3.SelectthedesiredstartupdeviceandpressEnter.Therestoreprocessbegins.

    4.Followtheinstructionsonthescreentocompletetheoperation.

    Notes:

    –Afterrestoringyourcomputertothefactorydefaultsettings,youmighthavetoreinstalldevicedrivers

    forsomedevices.See“Reinstallingpreinstalledapplicationsanddevicedrivers”onpage55

    .

    –SomecomputerscomewithMicrosoftOfceorMicrosoftWorkspreinstalled.Ifyouneedtorecover

    orreinstallyourMicrosoftOfceorMicrosoftWorksapplications,youmustusetheMicrosoftOfce

    CDorMicrosoftWorksCD.ThesediscsareprovidedonlywithcomputerspreinstalledwithMicrosoft

    OfceorMicrosoftWorks.

    Performingbackupandrecoveryoperations

    TheRescueandRecoveryprogramenablesyoutobackupallyourharddiskdrivecontentsincludingthe

    operatingsystem,datales,softwareprograms,andpersonalsettings.Youcandesignatewherethe

    RescueandRecoveryprogramstoresthebackup:

    •Inaprotectedareaofyourharddiskdrive

    •Onthesecondaryharddiskdriveifasecondaryharddiskdriveisinstalledinyourcomputer

    •OnanattachedexternalUSBharddiskdrive

    •Onanetworkdrive

    •Onrecordablediscs(arecordableopticaldriveisrequiredforthisoption)

    Afteryouhavebackedupthecontentsontheharddiskdrive,youcanrestorethecompletecontentsofthe

    harddiskdrive,restoreonlytheselectedles,orrestoreonlytheWindowsoperatingsystemandprograms.

    Performingabackupoperation

    ThissectionprovidesinstructionsonhowtoperformabackupoperationusingtheRescueandRecovery

    programondifferentoperatingsystems.

    •ToperformabackupoperationusingtheRescueandRecoveryprogramontheWindows7operating

    system,dothefollowing:

    1.FromtheWindowsdesktop,clickStart➙AllPrograms➙LenovoThinkVantageTools➙

    EnhancedBackupandRestore.TheRescueandRecoveryprogramopens.

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    2.IntheRescueandRecoverymainwindow,clicktheLaunchadvancedRescueandRecoveryarrow.

    3.ClickBackupyourharddriveandselectbackupoperationoptions.Then,followtheinstructionson

    thescreentocompletethebackupoperation.

    Performingarecoveryoperation

    ThissectionprovidesinstructionsonhowtoperformarecoveryoperationusingtheRescueandRecovery

    programondifferentoperatingsystems.

    •ToperformarecoveryoperationusingtheRescueandRecoveryprogramontheWindows7operating

    system,dothefollowing:

    1.FromtheWindowsdesktop,clickStart➙AllPrograms➙LenovoThinkVantageTools➙

    EnhancedBackupandRestore.TheRescueandRecoveryprogramopens.

    2.IntheRescueandRecoverymainwindow,clicktheLaunchadvancedRescueandRecoveryarrow.

    3.ClicktheRestoreyoursystemfromabackupicon.

    4.Followtheinstructionsonthescreentocompletetherecoveryoperation.

    FormoreinformationaboutperformingarecoveryoperationfromtheRescueandRecoveryworkspace,see

    “UsingtheRescueandRecoveryworkspace”onpage53.

    UsingtheRescueandRecoveryworkspace

    TheRescueandRecoveryworkspaceresidesinaprotected,hiddenareaofyourharddiskdrivethat

    operatesindependentlyfromtheWindowsoperatingsystem.Thisenablesyoutoperformrecovery

    operationsevenifyoucannotstarttheWindowsoperatingsystem.Youcanperformthefollowingrecovery

    operationsfromtheRescueandRecoveryworkspace:

    •Rescuelesfromyourharddiskdriveorfromabackup

    TheRescueandRecoveryworkspaceenablesyoutolocatelesonyourharddiskdriveandtransfer

    themtoanetworkdriveorotherrecordablemedia,suchasaUSBdeviceoradisc.Thissolutionis

    availableevenifyoudidnotbackupyourlesorifchangesweremadetothelessinceyourlastbackup

    operation.YoualsocanrescueindividuallesfromaRescueandRecoverybackuplocatedonyourlocal

    harddiskdrive,aUSBdevice,oranetworkdrive.

    •RestoreyourharddiskdrivefromaRescueandRecoverybackup

    IfyouhavebackedupyourharddiskdriveusingtheRescueandRecoveryprogram,youcanrestorethe

    harddiskdrivefromaRescueandRecoverybackup,evenifyoucannotstarttheWindowsoperating

    system.

    •Restoreyourharddiskdrivetothefactorydefaultsettings

    TheRescueandRecoveryworkspaceenablesyoutorestorethecompletecontentsofyourharddiskdrive

    tothefactorydefaultsettings.Ifyouhavemultiplepartitionsonyourharddiskdrive,youhavetheoption

    torestorethefactorydefaultsettingstotheC:partitionandleavetheotherpartitionsintact.Becausethe

    RescueandRecoveryworkspaceoperatesindependentlyfromtheWindowsoperatingsystem,youcan

    restorethefactorydefaultsettingsevenifyoucannotstarttheWindowsoperatingsystem.

    Attention:IfyourestoretheharddiskdrivefromaRescueandRecoverybackuporrestoretheharddisk

    drivetothefactorydefaultsettings,alllesontheprimaryharddiskdrivepartition(usuallydriveC:)willbe

    deletedintherecoveryprocess.Ifpossible,makecopiesofimportantles.Ifyouareunabletostartthe

    Windowsoperatingsystem,youcanusetherescuelesfeatureoftheRescueandRecoveryworkspaceto

    copylesfromyourharddiskdrivetoothermedia.

    TostarttheRescueandRecoveryworkspace,dothefollowing:

    1.Makesurethatthecomputeristurnedoff.

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    2.RepeatedlypressandreleasetheF11keywhenturningonthecomputer.Whenyouhearbeepsor

    seealogoscreen,releasetheF11key.

    3.IfyouhavesetaRescueandRecoverypassword,typeyourpasswordwhenprompted.TheRescue

    andRecoveryworkspaceopensafterashortdelay.

    Note:IftheRescueandRecoveryworkspacefailstoopen,see“Solvingrecoveryproblems”onpage56.

    4.Dooneofthefollowing:

    •Torescuelesfromyourharddiskdriveorfromabackup,clickRescuelesandfollowthe

    instructionsonthescreen.

    •TorestoreyourharddiskdrivefromaRescueandRecoverybackuportorestoreyourharddiskdrive

    tothefactorydefaultsettings,clickRestoreyoursystemandfollowtheinstructionsonthescreen.

    FormoreinformationaboutthefeaturesoftheRescueandRecoveryworkspace,clickHelp.

    Notes:

    1.Afterrestoringyourharddiskdrivetothefactorydefaultsettings,youmighthavetoreinstalldevice

    driversforsomedevices.See“Reinstallingpreinstalledapplicationsanddevicedrivers”onpage55.

    2.SomecomputerscomewithMicrosoftOfceorMicrosoftWorkspreinstalled.Ifyouneedtorecover

    orreinstallyourMicrosoftOfceorMicrosoftWorksapplications,youmustusetheMicrosoftOfce

    CDorMicrosoftWorksCD.ThesediscsareprovidedonlywithcomputerspreinstalledwithMicrosoft

    OfceorMicrosoftWorks.

    Creatingandusingarescuemedium

    Witharescuemedium,suchasadiscoraUSBharddiskdrive,youcanrecoverthecomputerfromfailures

    thatpreventyoufromgainingaccesstotheRescueandRecoveryworkspaceonyourharddiskdrive.

    Notes:

    1.Therecoveryoperationsyoucanperformusingarescuemediumvarydependingontheoperating

    system.

    2.Therescuedisccanbestartedinalltypesofopticaldrives.

    Creatingarescuemedium

    TocreatearescuemediumontheWindows7operatingsystem,dothefollowing:

    •FromtheWindowsdesktop,clickStart➙AllPrograms➙LenovoThinkVantageTools➙Enhanced

    BackupandRestore.TheRescueandRecoveryprogramopens.

    •IntheRescueandRecoverymainwindow,clicktheLaunchadvancedRescueandRecoveryarrow.

    •ClicktheCreateRescueMediaicon.TheCreateRescueandRecoveryMediawindowopens.

    •IntheRescueMediaarea,selectthetypeoftherescuemediumyouwanttocreate.Youcancreatea

    rescuemediumusingadisc,aUSBharddiskdrive,orasecondaryinternalharddiskdrive.

    •ClickOKandfollowtheinstructionsonthescreentocreatearescuemedium.

    Usingarescuemedium

    Thissectionprovidesinstructionsonhowtousetherescuemediumyouhavecreated.

    •Ifyouhavecreatedarescuemediumusingadisc,usethefollowinginstructionstousetherescuemedium:

    1.Turnoffyourcomputer.

    2.RepeatedlypressandreleasetheF12keywhenturningonthecomputer.WhentheBootMenu

    windowopens,releasetheF12key.

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    3.IntheBootMenuwindow,selectthedesiredopticaldriveastherstbootdevice.Then,insertthe

    rescuediscintotheopticaldriveandpressEnter.Therescuemediumstarts.

    •IfyouhavecreatedarescuemediumusingaUSBharddiskdrive,usethefollowinginstructionsto

    usetherescuemedium:

    1.AttachtheUSBharddiskdrivetooneoftheUSBconnectorsonyourcomputer.

    2.RepeatedlypressandreleasetheF12keywhenturningonthecomputer.WhentheBootMenu

    windowopens,releasetheF12key.

    3.IntheBootMenuwindow,selecttheUSBharddiskdriveastherstbootdeviceandpressEnter.

    Therescuemediumstarts.

    •Ifyouhavecreatedarescuemediumusingthesecondaryinternalharddiskdrive,setthesecondary

    internalharddiskdriveastherstbootdeviceinthestartupdevicesequencetostarttherescuemedium.

    Whentherescuemediumstarts,theRescueandRecoveryworkspaceopens.Thehelpinformationfor

    eachfeatureisavailablefromtheRescueandRecoveryworkspace.Followtheinstructionstocomplete

    therecoveryprocess.

    Reinstallingpreinstalledapplicationsanddevicedrivers

    Yourcomputerhasprovisionsthatenableyoutoreinstalldesiredfactory-installedapplicationsanddevice

    drivers.

    Reinstallingpreinstalledapplications

    Toreinstallsomepreinstalledapplicationprograms,dothefollowing:

    1.Turnonyourcomputer.

    2.GototheC:\SWTOOLSdirectory.

    3.OpentheAPPSfolder.Thefoldercontainsseveralsubfoldersnamedforthevariouspreinstalled

    applications.

    4.Openthesubfolderfortheprogramyouarereinstalling.

    5.Double-clickSetup,andthenfollowtheon-screenstepstoreinstalltheprogram.

    Reinstallingpreinstalleddevicedrivers

    Attention:Whenyoureinstalldevicedrivers,youarechangingthecurrentcongurationofyourcomputer.

    Reinstalldevicedriversonlywhenitisnecessarytocorrectaproblemwithyourcomputer.

    Toreinstalladevicedriverforafactory-installeddevice,dothefollowing:

    1.Turnonyourcomputer.

    2.GototheC:\SWTOOLSdirectory.

    3.OpentheDRIVERSfolder.Thefoldercontainsseveralsubfoldersnamedforthevariousdevices

    installedinyourcomputer(forexample,AUDIOandVIDEO).

    4.Openthesubfolderforthedevice.

    5.Reinstallthedevicedriverbyoneofthefollowingmethods:

    •Inthesubfolderforthedevice,lookforatextle(alewiththeextension.txt).Thetextlecontains

    informationonhowtoreinstallthatdevicedriver.

    •Ifthesubfolderforthedevicecontainsaleofsetupinformation(alewiththeextension.inf),you

    canusetheAddNewHardwareprogram(intheWindowsControlPanel)toreinstallthedevicedriver.

    Notalldevicedriverscanbereinstalledbyuseofthisprogram.IntheAddNewHardwareprogram,

    whenpromptedforthedevicedriveryouwanttoinstall,clickHaveDiskandBrowse.Thenselect

    thedevicedriverlefromthedevicesubfolder.

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    •Inthesubfolderforthedevice,lookfortheexecutablele(alewiththeextension.exe).Double-click

    thele,andfollowtheinstructionsonthescreen.

    Attention:Ifyouneedupdateddevicedriversforyourcomputer,donotdownloadthemfromtheWindows

    UpdateWebsite.ObtainthemfromLenovo.Formoreinformation,see“Makingsuredevicedriversare

    current”onpage96

    .

    Solvingrecoveryproblems

    IfyouareunabletoaccesstheRescueandRecoveryworkspaceortheWindowsenvironment,doone

    ofthefollowing:

    •UsearescuemediumtostarttheRescueandRecoveryworkspace.See“Creatingandusingrecovery

    media”onpage57

    .

    •Userecoverymediaifallothermethodsofrecoveryhavefailedandyouneedtorestoretheharddisk

    drivetothefactorydefaultsettings.See“Performingbackupandrecoveryoperations”onpage52.

    Note:IfyouareunabletoaccesstheRescueandRecoveryworkspaceortheWindowsenvironment

    fromarescuemediumorrecoverymedia,youmightnothavetherescuedevice(aninternalharddisk

    drive,adisc,aUSBharddiskdrive,orotherexternaldevices)setastherstbootdeviceinthestartup

    devicesequence.Youmustrstmakesurethatyourrescuedeviceissetastherstbootdeviceinthe

    startupdevicesequenceintheThinkPadSetupprogram.Fordetailedinformationonhowtotemporarilyor

    permanentlychangethestartupdevicesequence,see“Startupmenu”onpage89.

    Itisimportanttocreatearescuemediumandasetofrecoverymediaasearlyaspossibleandstorethem

    inasafeplaceforfutureuse.

    RecoveryoverviewfortheWindows8operatingsystem

    ThissectionprovidesinformationabouttherecoverysolutionsfortheWindows8operatingsystem.

    AWindowsrecoveryimageispreinstalledintherecoverypartitiononyourcomputer.TheWindowsrecovery

    imageenablesyoutorefreshyourcomputer,orresetyourcomputertothefactorydefaultsettings.

    YoucancreaterecoverymediaasbackupsorreplacementfortheWindowsrecoveryimage.Withthe

    recoverymedia,youcantroubleshootandxtheproblemsonyourcomputerevenifyoucannotstartthe

    Windows8operatingsystem.Itisrecommendedthatyoucreaterecoverymediaasearlyaspossible.For

    moreinformation,see“Creatingandusingrecoverymedia”onpage57.

    Refreshingyourcomputer

    Ifyourcomputerdoesnotperformwellandtheproblemmightbecausedbyarecentlyinstalledprogram,

    youcanrefreshyourcomputerwithoutlosingyourpersonallesorchangingyoursettings.

    Attention:Ifyourefreshyourcomputer,youwillreinstalltheprogramsthatcamewithyourcomputerand

    theprogramsinstalledfromWindowsStoreandremoveallotherprograms.

    Torefreshyourcomputer,dothefollowing:

    1.Moveyourcursortothetop-rightorbottom-rightcornerofthescreentodisplaythecharms.Click

    Settings➙ChangePCsettings➙General.

    2.IntheRefreshyourPCwithoutaffectingyourlessection,clickGetstarted.

    3.Followtheinstructionsonthescreentorefreshyourcomputer.

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    Resettingyourcomputertothefactorydefaultsettings

    Ifyouwanttorecycleyourcomputerorjuststartover,youcanresetyourcomputertothefactorydefault

    settings.Resettingthecomputerwillreinstalltheoperatingsystem,reinstallalltheprogramsthatcamewith

    yourcomputer,andresetallthesettingstothefactorydefaultsettings.

    Attention:Ifyouresetthecomputertothefactorydefaultsettings,allyourpersonallesandsettingswillbe

    deleted.Toavoiddataloss,makeabackupcopyofallthedatathatyouwanttokeep.

    Toresetyourcomputertothefactorydefaultsettings,dothefollowing:

    1.Moveyourcursortothetop-rightorbottom-rightcornerofthescreentodisplaythecharms.Click

    Settings➙ChangePCsettings➙General.

    2.IntheRemoveeverythingandreinstallWindowssection,clickGetstarted.ThenclickNextto

    conrmtheoperation.

    3.Dependingonyourneeds,dooneofthefollowing:

    •Toperformaquickformat,clickJustremovemylestostarttheprocess.Theprocesswilltake

    severalminutes.

    •Toperformacompleteformat,clickFullycleanthedrivetostarttheprocess.Theprocesswill

    takeseveralhours.

    4.Followtheinstructionsonthescreentoresetyourcomputertothefactorydefaultsettings.

    Usingtheadvancedstartupoptions

    Withtheadvancedstartupoptions,youcanchangethermwaresettingsofthecomputer,changethe

    startupsettingsoftheWindowsoperatingsystem,startthecomputerfromanexternaldevice,orrestorethe

    Windowsoperatingsystemfromasystemimage.

    Tousetheadvancedstartupoptions,dothefollowing:

    1.Moveyourcursortothetop-rightorbottom-rightcornerofthescreentodisplaythecharms.Click

    Settings➙ChangePCsettings➙General.

    2.IntheAdvancedstartupsection,clickRestartnow➙Troubleshoot➙Advancedoptions.

    3.Selectadesiredstartupoption,thenfollowtheinstructionsonthescreen.

    RecoveringyouroperatingsystemifWindows8failstostart

    TheWindowsrecoveryenvironmentonyourcomputeriscapableofoperatingindependentlyfromthe

    Windows8operatingsystem.Thisenablesyoutorecoverorrepairtheoperatingsystemevenifthe

    Windows8operatingsystemfailstostart.

    Aftertwoconsecutivefailedbootattempts,theWindowsrecoveryenvironmentstartsautomatically.Then

    youcanchooserepairandrecoveryoptionsbyfollowingtheinstructionsonthescreen.

    Note:Ensurethatyourcomputerisconnectedtoacpowerduringtherecoveryprocess.

    Creatingandusingrecoverymedia

    YoucancreaterecoverymediaasbackupsfortheWindowsrecoveryenvironmentandtheWindows

    recoveryimage.Ifyoucannotstartthecomputer,youcanuserecoverymediatotroubleshootandxthe

    problemsonyourcomputer.

    Itisrecommendedthatyoucreaterecoverymediaasearlyaspossible.Onceyoucreaterecoverymedia,

    keeptheminasafeplaceanddonotusethemtostoreotherdata.

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    Creatingrecoverymedia

    Tocreaterecoverymedia,youneedaUSBdrivewithatleast8GBofstorage.TherequiredUSBcapacity

    dependsonthesizeoftherecoveryimage.

    Attention:CreatingrecoverymediawilldeleteanythingstoredontheUSBdrive.Toavoiddataloss,makea

    backupcopyofallthedatathatyouwanttokeep.

    Tocreaterecoverymedia,dothefollowing:

    Note:Ensurethatyourcomputerisconnectedtoacpower.

    1.Moveyourcursortothetop-rightorbottom-rightcornerofthescreentodisplaythecharms,and

    clickSearch.

    2.TyperecoveryintheSearcheldandclickSettings.ThenclickCreatearecoverydrive.

    3.ClickY esintheUserAccountControlwindowtoallowtheRecoveryMediaCreatorprogramtostart.

    4.EnsurethatyouselecttheCopytherecoverypartitionfromthePCtotherecoverydrive.option.

    ThenclickNext.

    Important:IfyoucleartheCopytherecoverypartitionfromthePCtotherecoverydrive.option,

    youwillcreaterecoverymediawithouttherecoverypartitioncontent.Youstillcanstartthecomputer

    fromtherecoverymedia,butyoumightbeunabletorecoveryourcomputeriftherecoverypartitionon

    yourcomputerisdamaged.

    5.ConnectaproperUSBdrivethenclickNext.

    6.ClickCreateintheRecoveryDrivewindow.Thecreationoftherecoverymediastarts.

    7.Whenthecreationoftherecoverymedianishes,dooneofthefollowing:

    •Tokeeptherecoverypartitiononyourcomputer,clickFinish.

    •Todeletetherecoverypartitiononyourcomputer,clickDeletetherecoverypartition.

    Attention:Ifyoudeletetherecoverypartitiononyourcomputer,dokeeptherecoverymediaina

    safeplace.TheWindowsrecoveryimagewillnotbestoredinyourcomputeranymore,andyouwill

    needtherecoverymediatorefreshorresetyourcomputer.

    8.RemovetheUSBdrive.Therecoverymediaarecreatedsuccessfully.

    Usingrecoverymedia

    Ifyoucannotstartyourcomputer,orifyoucannotstarttheWindowsrecoveryimageonyourcomputer,use

    recoverymediatorecoveryourcomputer.

    Touserecoverymedia,dothefollowing:

    Note:Ensurethatyourcomputerisconnectedtoacpower.

    1.Turnonorrestartthecomputer.BeforetheWindowsoperatingsystemstarts,repeatedlypresstheF12

    key.TheBootMenuwindowopens.

    2.Selecttherecoverydriveasthebootdevice.

    3.Selectapreferredlanguageandthenselectapreferredkeyboardlayout.

    4.ClickTroubleshoottodisplaytheoptionalrecoverysolutions.

    5.Selectacorrespondingrecoverysolutionaccordingtoyoursituation.Forexample,selectResetyour

    PCifyouwanttoresetyourcomputertothefactorydefaultsettings.

    FormoreinformationabouttherecoverysolutionsprovidedbytheWindows8operatingsystem,goto:

    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=263800

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    Chapter6.Replacingdevices

    Thischapterprovidesinstructionsonhowtoinstallorreplacehardwareforyourcomputer.

    •“Staticelectricityprevention”onpage59

    •“Replacingthebattery”onpage59

    •“Replacingtheharddiskdrive”onpage61

    •“ReplacingaPCIExpressMiniCardforwirelessLANconnection”onpage64

    •“Replacingamemorymodule”onpage66

    •“Replacingthekeyboard”onpage68

    •“Replacingthebackupbattery”onpage73

    Staticelectricityprevention

    Staticelectricity,althoughharmlesstoyou,canseriouslydamagecomputercomponentsandoptions.

    Improperhandlingofstatic-sensitivepartscancausedamagetothepart.Whenyouunpackanoptionor

    aCRU,donotopenthestatic-protectivepackagecontainingthepartuntiltheinstructionsdirectyou

    toinstallit.

    WhenyouhandleoptionsorCRUs,orperformanyworkinsidethecomputer,takethefollowingprecautions

    toavoidstatic-electricitydamage:

    •Limityourmovement.Movementcancausestaticelectricitytobuilduparoundyou.

    •Alwayshandlecomponentscarefully.Handleadapters,memorymodules,andothercircuitboardsbythe

    edges.Nevertouchexposedcircuitry.

    •Preventothersfromtouchingcomponents.

    •Whenyouinstallastatic-sensitiveoptionorCRU,touchthestatic-protectivepackagecontainingthe

    parttoametalexpansion-slotcoverorotherunpaintedmetalsurfaceonthecomputerforatleasttwo

    seconds.Thisreducesstaticelectricityfromthepackageandyourbody.

    •Whenpossible,removethestatic-sensitivepartfromthestatic-protectivepackagingandinstallthepart

    withoutsettingitdown.Whenthisisnotpossible,placethestatic-protectivepackagingonasmooth,

    levelsurfaceandplacethepartonit.

    •Donotplacethepartonthecomputercoverorothermetalsurface.

    Replacingthebattery

    Beforeyoustart,printtheseinstructions.

    ThissystemsupportsonlybatteriesspeciallydesignedforthisspecicsystemandmanufacturedbyLenovo

    oranauthorizedbuilder.Thesystemdoesnotsupportunauthorizedbatteriesorbatteriesdesignedforother

    systems.Ifanunauthorizedbatteryorabatterydesignedforanothersystemisinstalled,thesystemwill

    notcharge.

    Attention:Lenovohasnoresponsibilityfortheperformanceorsafetyofunauthorizedbatteries,and

    providesnowarrantiesforfailuresordamagearisingoutoftheiruse.

    Note:Ifanunauthorizedbatteryisinstalled,thefollowingmessagewillbedisplayed:“Thebatteryinstalled

    isnotsupportedbythissystemandwillnotcharge.PleasereplacethebatterywiththecorrectLenovo

    batteryforthissystem.”

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    DANGER

    Iftherechargeablebatterypackisincorrectlyreplaced,thereisdangerofanexplosion.Thebattery

    packcontainsasmallamountofharmfulsubstances.Toavoidpossibleinjury:

    •ReplaceonlywithabatteryofthetyperecommendedbyLenovo.

    •Keepthebatterypackawayfromre.

    •Donotexposeittoexcessiveheat.

    •Donotexposeittowaterorrain.

    •Donotshort-circuitit.

    •Donotdrop,crush,puncture,orsubjecttostrongforces.Batteryabuseormishandlingcan

    causethebatterytooverheat,whichcancausegassesorameto“vent”fromthebattery

    packorcoincell.

    Toreplacethebattery,dothefollowing:

    1.Turnoffthecomputer,orenterhibernationmode.Thendisconnecttheacpoweradapterandallcables

    fromthecomputer.

    2.Closethecomputerdisplay,andturnthecomputerover.

    3.Unlockthebatterylatch1.Holdingthebatterylockleverintheunlockedpositionandremovethe

    batterypack2.

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    4.Insertafullychargedbatteryuntilitclicksintoplace1,andthenslidethebatterylatchtothelocked

    position2.

    5.Turnthecomputeroveragain.Connecttheacpoweradapterandallcables.

    Replacingtheharddiskdrive

    Beforeyoustart,printtheseinstructions.

    Attention:Theharddiskdriveisverysensitive.Incorrecthandlingcancausedamageandpermanentloss

    ofdata.Observethefollowingguidelines:

    •Replacetheharddiskdriveonlyifyouupgradeitorhaveitrepaired.Theconnectorsandslotofthehard

    diskdrivearenotdesignedforfrequentchanges,ordriveswapping.

    •Donotdropthedriveorsubjectittophysicalshocks.Putthedriveonamaterial,suchassoftcloth,that

    absorbsanyphysicalshocks.

    •Donotapplypressuretothecoverofthedrive.

    •Donottouchtheconnector.

    •Beforeremovingtheharddiskdrive,makeabackupcopyofalltheinformationonit,andthenturn

    thecomputeroff.

    •Neverremovethedrivewhilethecomputerisoperating,insleepmode,orinhibernationmode.

    Toreplacetheharddiskdrive,dothefollowing:

    1.Turnoffthecomputer;thendisconnecttheacpoweradapterandallcablesfromthecomputer.

    2.Closethecomputerdisplay,andturnthecomputerover.

    3.Removethebattery.See“Replacingthebattery”onpage59.

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    4.Loosenthescrews1,andthenremovethecover2.

    5.Removethescrews1,andthenslidetheharddiskdriveout2.

    6.Removetheharddiskdrivebyliftingitsleftside.

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    7.Placethenewharddiskdriveintotheharddiskdrivebay.

    8.Slidetheharddiskdrivermlyintotheconnector1,andthenreinstallthescrews2.

    9.Attachthecover1andpivotitdownwards2.Thentightenthescrews3.

    10.Reinstallthebattery.See“Replacingthebattery”onpage59.

    11.Turnthecomputeroveragain.Connecttheacpoweradapterandallcables.

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    ReplacingaPCIExpressMiniCardforwirelessLANconnection

    Beforeyoustart,printtheseinstructions.

    DANGER

    Duringelectricalstorms,donotconnectthecabletoordisconnectitfromthetelephoneoutlet

    onthewall.

    DANGER

    Electriccurrentfrompower,telephone,andcommunicationcablesishazardous.Toavoidshock

    hazard,disconnectthecablesbeforeopeningthecoverofthisslot.

    Attention:BeforeyoustartinstallingaPCIExpressMiniCard,touchametaltableoragroundedmetal

    object.Thisactionreducesanystaticelectricityfromyourbody.Thestaticelectricitycoulddamagethecard.

    ToreplacethewirelessLANcard,dothefollowing:

    1.Turnoffthecomputer;thendisconnecttheacpoweradapterandallcablesfromthecomputer.Wait

    threetoveminutestoletthecomputercool.

    2.Closethecomputerdisplay,andturnthecomputerover.

    3.Removethebattery.See“Replacingthebattery”onpage59.

    4.Loosenthescrews1,andthenremovethecover2.

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    5.Ifatoolforremovingconnectorsisincludedinthepackagewiththenewcard,useittodisconnectthe

    cablesfromthecard.Ifnosuchtoolisincluded,disconnectthecablesbypickinguptheconnectors

    withyourngersandgentlyunpluggingthem.

    6.Removethescrew1.Thecardpopsup2.Removethecard.

    7.AlignthecontactedgeofthenewPCIExpressMiniCardwiththecorrespondingsocket1.Pivotthe

    carduntilyoucansnapitintoplace.Securethecardwiththescrew2.

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    8.ConnecttheantennacablestothenewPCIExpressMiniCard.Besuretoattachthegraycabletothe

    connectormarked“MAIN”or“M”onthecard,andtheblackcabletotheconnectormarked“AUX”or“A.”

    9.Attachthecover1andpivotitdownwards2.Thentightenthescrews3.

    10.Reinstallthebattery.See“Replacingthebattery”onpage59.

    11.Turnthecomputeroveragain.Connecttheacpoweradapterandallcables.

    Replacingamemorymodule

    Beforeyoustart,printtheseinstructions.

    Increasingmemorycapacityisaneffectivewaytomakeprogramsrunfaster.Toreplaceoraddamemory

    module,ensurethatyoufollowtheprecautionsandinstructionsinthistopic.

    Note:Theoperatingspeedofthememorymodulehasdependencyonthesystemconguration.Insome

    conditions,thememorymoduleinyourcomputermightnotbeabletooperateatthemaximumspeed.

    Attention:Beforeyoustartinstallingamemorymodule,touchametaltableoragroundedmetalobject.This

    actionreducesanystaticelectricityfromyourbody.Staticelectricitycoulddamagethememorymodule.

    Toreplaceamemorymodule,dothefollowing:

    1.Turnoffthecomputer;thendisconnecttheacpoweradapterandallcablesfromthecomputer.

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    2.Closethecomputerdisplay,andturnthecomputerover.

    3.Removethebattery.See“Replacingthebattery”onpage59.

    4.Loosenthescrews1,andthenremovethecover2.

    5.Openthelatchesonbothsidesoftheslotatthesametime1,andthenremovethememorymodule2.

    Savetheremovedmemorymoduleforfutureuse.

    6.Placethenotchedendofthenewmemorymoduletowardthecontactedgesideofthememoryslot

    andinsertthememorymodule1intotheslotatanangleofabout20degrees.Pivotthememory

    moduledownwarduntilitsnapsintoplace2.Ensurethatthememorymoduleisrmlyinstalledin

    theslotandcannotbemovedeasily.

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    Attention:

    •Donottouchthecontactedgeofthememorymodule.Otherwisethememorymodulemightbe

    damaged.

    •Ifonlyonememorymoduleisinstalledintoyourcomputer,ensurethatyouinstallthememorymodule

    intotheslotusedinthefollowingillustration.Otherwiseyourcomputercannotworknormally.

    7.Attachthecover1andpivotitdownward2.Thentightenthescrews3.

    8.Reinstallthebattery.See“Replacingthebattery”onpage59.

    9.Turnthecomputeroveragain.Connecttheacpoweradapterandallcables.

    Replacingthekeyboard

    Beforeyoustart,printtheseinstructions.

    DANGER

    Duringelectricalstorms,donotconnectthecabletoordisconnectitfromthetelephoneoutlet

    onthewall.

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    DANGER

    Electriccurrentfrompower,telephone,andcommunicationcablesishazardous.Toavoidshock

    hazard,disconnectthecablesbeforeopeningthecoverofthisslot.

    Removingthekeyboard

    Toremovethekeyboard,dothefollowing:

    1.Turnoffthecomputer;thendisconnecttheacpoweradapterandallcablesfromthecomputer.

    2.Closethecomputerdisplay,andturnthecomputerover.

    3.Removethebattery.See“Replacingthebattery”onpage59.

    4.Loosenthescrews1,andthenremovethecover2.

    5.Removethescrewsthatsecurethekeyboard.

    6.Turnthecomputeroverandopenthedisplay.

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    7.Pushhardinthedirectionshownbythearrows1tounlatchthefrontsideofthekeyboard.The

    keyboardwillbedetachedslightly2.

    8.Removethecables2and4byippingtheconnectors1and3upwards.Removethekeyboard.

    Installingthekeyboard

    Toinstallthekeyboard,dothefollowing:

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    1.Attachthecables1and3byippingtheconnectors2and4downwards.

    2.Insertthekeyboard.Makesurethattherearedgeofthekeyboardisundertheframe,asshownby

    thearrows.

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    3.Slidethekeyboardinthedirectionshownbythearrows.

    4.Reinstallthescrews.

    5.Attachthecover1andpivotitdownwards2.Thentightenthescrews3.

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    6.Reinstallthebattery.See“Replacingthebattery”onpage59.

    7.Turnthecomputeroveragain.Connecttheacpoweradapterandallcables.

    Replacingthebackupbattery

    Beforeyoustart,printtheseinstructions.

    Prerequisitesfortheprocedure

    DANGER

    Ifthebackupbatteryisincorrectlyreplaced,thereisdangerofanexplosion.Thebackupbattery

    containsasmallamountofharmfulsubstances.Toavoidpossibleinjury:

    •ReplaceonlywithabatteryofthetyperecommendedbyLenovo.

    •Keepthebatterypackawayfromre.

    •Donotexposeittoexcessiveheat.

    •Donotexposeittowaterorrain.

    •Donotshort-circuitit.

    •Donotdrop,crush,puncture,orsubjecttostrongforces.Batteryabuseormishandlingcan

    causethebatterytooverheat,whichcancausegassesorameto“vent”fromthebattery

    packorcoincell.

    Toremovethebackupbattery,dothefollowing:

    1.Turnoffthecomputer;thendisconnecttheacpoweradapterandallcablesfromthecomputer.Wait

    threetoveminutestoletthecomputercool.

    2.Closethecomputerdisplay,andturnthecomputerover.

    3.Removethebattery.See“Replacingthebattery”onpage59.

    4.Loosenthescrew1,andthenremovethecover2.

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    5.Detachtheconnector1.Thenremovethebackupbattery2.

    Toinstallthebackupbattery,dothefollowing:

    1.Installthebackupbattery1.Thenattachtheconnector2.

    2.Attachthecover1andpivotitdownwards2.Thentightenthescrews3.

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    3.Reinstallthebattery.See“Replacingthebattery”onpage59.

    4.Turnthecomputeroveragain.Connecttheacpoweradapterandallcables.

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    Chapter7.Advancedconguration

    Whileitisimportanttoprotectles,data,andsettingsthatareontheharddiskdrive,youalsomight

    needtoinstallanewoperatingsystem,installnewdevicedrivers,updateyoursystemUEFIBIOS,or

    recoverpreinstalledsoftware.Thisinformationwillhelpyouhandleyourcomputerwithpropercareand

    keepitintopworkingshape.

    •“Installinganewoperatingsystem”onpage77

    •“Installingdevicedrivers”onpage79

    •“ThinkPadSetup”onpage80

    Installinganewoperatingsystem

    Ifyouinstallanewoperatingsystemonyourcomputer,youneedtoinstallthesupplementlesand

    ThinkPaddevicedriversforitatthesametime.

    •IfyouinstallanewWindows7operatingsystem,thenecessarylesarelocatedinthefollowing

    directoriesonyourharddiskdrive:

    –ThesupplementlesfortheoperatingsystemsupportedareintheC:\SWTOOLS\OSFIXESdirectory.

    –ThedevicedriversfortheoperatingsystemsupportedareintheC:\SWTOOLS\DRIVERSdirectory.

    –ThepreloadedsoftwareprogramsareintheC:\SWTOOLS\APPSdirectory.

    Note:Ifyoucannotndthesupplementles,thedevicedrivers,andprogramsoftwareyouneedonyour

    harddiskdrive,orifyouwanttoreceiveupdatesandthelatestinformationaboutthem,goto:

    http://www.lenovo.com/drivers..

    •IfyouinstallanewWindows8operatingsystem,gotohttp://www.lenovo.com/drivers.todownloadand

    installthelatestdevicedrivers.

    Note:Theprocessofinstallinganewoperatingsystemdeletesallthedataonyourharddiskdrive,including

    backupsorimagesthatwerestoredinahiddenfolderbyuseofarecoveryprogram.

    Beforeyoubegin

    Beforeyouinstalltheoperatingsystem,dothefollowing:

    •IfyouaregoingtoinstallanewWindows7operatingsystem,copyallthesubdirectoriesandlesinthe

    C:\SWTOOLSdirectorytoaremovablestoragedevice,toavoidlosinglesduringtheinstallation.

    •Printtheinstructionsyouwilluse.Gotothesectionfortheoperatingsystemyouareusing:

    –“InstallingtheWindows7operatingsystem”onpage78

    –“InstallingtheWindows8operatingsystem”onpage79

    Notes:

    –TheUEFIBIOSfeaturesaresupportedontheWindows7operatingsystemandtheWindows

    8operatingsystem(64-bit).

    –BesuretosetapreferredsettingfortheUEFI/LegacyBootoptioninThinkPadSetup.

    –Afterinstallingthenewoperationsystem,youshouldnotchangetheinitialUEFI/LegacyBootsetting

    inThinkPadSetup.TheUEFI/LegacyBootsettingmustbethesameasitwaswhentheWindows

    operatingsystemimagewasinstalled.Otherwise,thenewoperatingsystemwillnotbootproperly.

    Forthecountryorregioncoderequiredintheinstallation,useoneofthefollowing:

    ©CopyrightLenovo2013

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    Countryorregion:Code

    China:SC

    Denmark:DK

    Finland:FI

    France:FR

    Germany:GR

    Italy:IT

    Japan:JP

    Netherlands:NL

    Norway:NO

    Spain:SP

    Sweden:SV

    TaiwanandHongKong:TC

    UnitedStates:US

    InstallingtheWindows7operatingsystem

    Beforeyoustart,printtheseinstructions.

    ToinstalltheWindows7operatingsystemanditsrelatedsoftwareonyourcomputer,dothefollowing:

    1.StartThinkPadSetup.

    2.SelectStartup.

    3.SelectUEFI/LegacyBoot.

    4.Dooneofthefollowing:

    •IfyouaregoingtoinstalltheWindows7(32–bit)operatingsystem,selectLegacyOnlyorBoth.

    •IfyouaregoingtoinstalltheWindows7(64–bit)operatingsysteminLegacymode,selectLegacy

    Only.

    •IfyouaregoingtoinstalltheWindows7(64–bit)operatingsysteminUEFImode,selectUEFIOnly.

    5.PressFn+F10.

    6.InserttheWindows7operatingsysteminstallationDVDintotheDVDdrive,andrestartthecomputer.

    7.RestoreC:\SWTOOLSfromthebackupcopyyoumadebeforestartingtheinstallation.

    8.InstalltheThinkPadAMDSMBusDriverforWindows7andtheThinkPadAMDSATAControllerDriver

    forWindows7.

    9.Installdevicedrivers.See“Installingdevicedrivers”onpage79.

    InstallingtheregistrypatchesforWindows7

    Gotohttp://www.lenovo.com/supportandinstallthefollowingregistrypatches:

    •RegistrypatchenablingWakeUponLANfromStandbyforEnergyStar

    •FixforIssueofHDDwithHDDetection

    InstallingtheWindows7xmodule

    TheWindows7xmodulesareinthefollowingdirectory:

    C:\SWTOOLS\OSFIXES\

    Thenameofeachsubfolderisthenumberofaxmodule.Forinformationabouteachxmodule,goto

    theMicrosoftKnowledgeBasehomepageathttp://support.microsoft.com/,typethenumberofthex

    moduleyouneedinthesearcheld,andclickSearch.

    Toinstallaxmodule,runtheEXEleinasubfolderandfollowtheinstructionsonthescreen.

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    Note:Ifyouremovetheharddiskdrivefromthecomputerwithasingle-coreprocessorandinstallitona

    computerwithadual-coreprocessor,youcangetaccesstotheharddiskdrive.Theopposite,however,is

    nottrue:Ifyouremovetheharddiskdrivefromacomputerwithadual-coreprocessorandinstallitona

    computerwithasingle-coreprocessor,youcannotgetaccesstotheharddiskdrive.

    InstallingtheWindows8operatingsystem

    Beforeyoustart,printtheseinstructions.

    ToinstalltheWindows8operatingsystemanditsrelatedsoftwareonyourcomputer,dothefollowing:

    1.StartThinkPadSetup.

    2.SelectStartup➙Boot.

    3.ChangethebootpriorityordertobootyourcomputerfromthedrivethatcontainstheWindows

    8operatingsysteminstaller.

    4.PressFn+F10.

    5.ConnectthedrivethatcontainstheWindows8operatingsysteminstallertoyourcomputer,and

    restartthecomputer.

    6.InstalltheIntelChipsetDriverforWindows832/864.

    7.Installdevicedrivers.See“Installingdevicedrivers”onpage79.

    InstallingtheWindows8xmodule

    TodownloadandinstallaWindows8xmodule,gototheMicrosoftKnowledgeBasehomepageat

    http://support.microsoft.com/,typethenumberofthexmoduleyouneedinthesearcheld,andclick

    Search.

    Installingdevicedrivers

    Thedevicedriversareavailableat

    http://www.lenovo.com/Drivers.Clickyourcomputerproductnametoviewallthedevicedriversforyour

    computer.

    Attention:Alwaysgotohttp://www.lenovo.com/Driversforthelatestdevicedrivers.Donotdownload

    themfromtheWindowsUpdateWebsite.

    Installingthedriverforthe4-in-1mediacardreader

    Tousethe4-in-1mediacardreader,youneedtodownloadandinstalltheRealtekCardReaderDriverfrom

    theLenovoSupportWebsiteat:

    http://www.lenovo.com/support

    InstallingthedriverforUSB3.0ontheWindows7operatingsystem

    IfyourcomputersupportsUSB3.0,andyouhavereinstalledtheoperatingsystem,youneedtodownload

    andinstalltheUSB3.0drivertousetheUSB3.0bydoingthefollowing:

    1.Gotohttp://www.lenovo.com/support.Findyourmodelanddisplaythedriverlinks.

    2.SelecttheUSB3.0driverforthe32-bitor64-bitoperatingsystemandextractittoyourlocalhard

    diskdrive.

    3.Double-clicktheSetup.exeleintheC:\DRIVERS\WIN\USB3.0\directory.

    4.ClickNext.Ifthedevicedriverisalreadyinstalled,clickCancel.Followtheinstructionsonthescreen

    untiltheinstallationisnished.

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    InstallingtheThinkPadmonitorleforWindows2000/XP/Vista/7on

    theWindows7operatingsystem

    TheThinkPadmonitorleforWindows2000/XP/Vista/7isinthefollowingdirectory:

    C:\SWTOOLS\DRIVERS\MONITOR

    Note:Ifyoucannotndthisdirectoryonyourharddiskdrive,downloadtheThinkPadmonitorlefor

    Windows2000/XP/Vista/7fromtheThinkPadWebsiteat:

    http://www.lenovo.com/Drivers

    Note:Beforeyouinstallthisle,makesurethatthecorrectvideodriverhasbeeninstalled.

    1.Right-clickonthedesktop,andclickPersonalize.

    2.ClickDisplayattheleft.

    3.ClickChangedisplaysettings.

    4.ClickAdvancedSettings.

    5.ClicktheMonitortab.

    6.ClickProperties.

    7.ClicktheDrivertab.

    8.ClickUpdateDriver.

    9.SelectBrowsemycomputerfordriversoftware,andthenclickLetmepickfromalistofdevice

    driversonmycomputer.

    10.ClickHaveDisk.

    11.SpecifypathC:\SWTOOLS\DRIVERS\MONITORtothismonitorINFle.Then,clickOpen.

    12.ClickOK.

    13.Conrmthecorrectdisplaytype,thenclickNext.

    14.Wheninstallationcompletes,clickClose.

    15.ClickClosetoclosetheDisplayPropertieswindow.

    16.ClickOKontheMonitortab.

    17.ClickOKandclosetheDisplaySettingswindow.

    InstallingotherdriversandsoftwareontheWindows7operatingsystem

    ThedevicedriversareprovidedintheC:\SWTOOLS\DRIVERSdirectoryonyourharddiskdrive.Youwillalso

    needtoinstallprogramsoftware,whichisprovidedintheC:\SWTOOLS\APPSdirectoryonyourharddiskdrive.

    Todothis,refertotheinstructionsin“Reinstallingpreinstalledapplicationsanddevicedrivers”onpage55

    .

    Note:IfyoucannotndtheSupplementles,devicedrivers,andprogramsoftwareyouneedon

    yourharddiskdrive,orifyouwanttoreceiveupdatesandthelatestinformationaboutthem,goto

    http://www.lenovo.com/drivers.

    ThinkPadSetup

    YourcomputercomeswiththeThinkPadSetupprogramtoenableyoutoselectvarioussetupparameters.

    TostartThinkPadSetup,dothefollowing:

    1.Turnonthecomputer.Whenthelogoscreenisdisplayed,presstheF1key.theThinkPadSetup

    programmainmenuopens.

    Ifyouhavesetasupervisorpassword,theThinkPadSetupprogrammainmenuwillbedisplayed

    afteryouenterthepassword.YoucanstartThinkPadSetupbypressingEnterinsteadofenteringthe

    supervisorpassword.However,youcannotchangetheparametersthatareprotectedbythesupervisor

    password.Formoreinformation,referto“Usingpasswords”onpage43

    .

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    2.Usingthecursorkeys,movetoanitemyouwanttochange.Whentheitemishighlighted,press

    Enter.Asubmenuisdisplayed.

    3.Changetheitemsyouwishtochange.Tochangethevalueofanitem,pressthefollowingkeys:

    •Fn+F5or–:Changetoalowervalue.

    •Fn+F6orthecombinationofShiftand+:Changetoahighervalue.

    Iftheitemhasasubmenu,youcandisplayitbypressingEnter.

    4.PressEsctoexitfromthesubmenu.

    5.Ifyouareonanestedsubmenu,pressEscrepeatedlyuntilyoureachtheThinkPadSetupprogram

    mainmenu.

    Note:Ifyouneedtorestorethesettingstotheiroriginalstateasofthetimeofpurchase,pressFn+F9to

    loadthedefaultsettings.YoualsocanselectanoptionontheRestartsubmenutoloadthedefault

    settingsordiscardthechanges.

    6.SelectRestart.Movethecursortotheoptionyouwantforrestartingyourcomputer;thenpressEnter.

    Yourcomputerrestarts.

    Note:Dependingontheoperatingsystemyouareusing,somemenuitemslistedinthischaptermightnot

    beavailableonyourcomputer,andsomemenuitemsmightbeslightlydifferentfromtheactualmenuitems

    displayedonyourcomputer.

    Mainmenu

    TheMainmenuistherstinterfaceyouseeafteryouenterThinkPadSetup.Itdisplaysthefollowing

    congurationofyourcomputer:

    •UEFIBIOSVersion

    •UEFIBIOSDate(Year-Month-Day)

    •EmbeddedControllerVersion

    •MachineTypeModel

    •System-unitserialnumber

    •Systemboardserialnumber

    •AssetTag

    •CPUType

    •CPUSpeed

    •Installedmemory

    •UUID

    •MACaddress(InternalLAN)

    •PreinstalledOSLicense

    •UEFISecureBoot

    Congmenu

    Ifyouneedtochangethecongurationofyourcomputer,selectCongfromtheThinkPadSetupprogram

    mainmenu.

    ThefollowingtableshowsthecontentsoftheCongmenu.

    Notes:

    •Someitemsaredisplayedonthemenuonlyifthecomputersupportsthecorrespondingfeatures.

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    •Defaultvaluesareinboldface.

    Table4.Congmenuitems

    Menuitem

    SubmenuitemSelectionComments

    WakeOnLAN

    •Disabled

    •ACOnly

    •ACandBattery

    Enablethesystemtopower

    onwhentheEthernet

    controllerreceivesamagic

    packet.

    IfyouselectACOnly,the

    WakeonLANfunctionis

    enabledonlywhentheac

    poweradapterisattached.

    IfyouselectACand

    Battery,theWakeonLAN

    functionisenabledwithany

    powersources.

    Note:Themagicpacket

    typeWakeonLANrequires

    acpower.

    Note:TheWakeonLAN

    functiondoesnotwork

    whenaharddiskpassword

    isset.

    EthernetLANOptionROM

    UEFIPXEBootPriority

    (forLegacyonlyboot)

    •Disabled

    •Enabled

    LoadstheEthernetLAN

    OptionROMtoenable

    startupfromanintegrated

    networkdevice.

    UEFIIPv4NetworkStack

    (forUEFIOnlybootmode

    orBothwithUEFIFirst)

    •Disabled

    •Enabled

    EnableordisableInternet

    ProtocolVersion4(IPv4)

    networkstackfortheUEFI

    environment.

    UEFIIPv6NetworkStack

    (forUEFIOnlybootmode

    orBothwithUEFIFirst)

    •Disabled

    •Enabled

    EnableordisableIPv6

    (InternetProtocolVersion

    6)networkstackforUEFI

    environment.

    UEFIPXEBootPriority

    (forUEFIOnlybootmode

    orBothwithUEFIFirst)

    •IPv6First

    •IPv4First

    Selectnetworkstackpriority

    forUEFIPXEboot.

    Network

    WirelessLANRadio

    •Off

    •On

    IfyouselectOn,theinternal

    wirelessradioisturnedon.

    IfyouselectOff,theinternal

    wirelessradioisturnedoff.

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    Table4.Congmenuitems(continued)

    Menuitem

    SubmenuitemSelectionComments

    USBUEFIBIOSSupport

    •Disabled

    •Enabled

    Enablesordisablesboot

    supportforUSBstorage

    devices.

    AlwaysOnUSB

    •Disabled

    •Enabled

    IfyouselectDisabled,

    theexternalUSBdevices

    cannotbechargedthrough

    USBconnectors.

    ChargeinBatteryOperation

    •Disabled

    •Enabled

    IfyouselectEnabled,the

    AlwaysOnUSBconnector

    enablesyoutochargesome

    mobiledigitaldevicesand

    smartphoneswhenthe

    computerispoweredoffon

    theconditionthattheac

    poweradapterisconnected.

    USB

    USB3.0Mode

    •Disabled

    •Enabled

    SettheUSB3.0controller

    modefortheconnectors

    sharedbetweenUSB2.0

    andUSB3.0controllers.

    IfyouselectEnabled,it

    enablesUSB3.0mode

    andallowsUSB3.0tobe

    supportedintheoperating

    system.

    IfyouselectDisabled,it

    disablesandhidestheUSB

    3.0controller,andUSB3.0

    connectorswillworkas

    USB2.0connectors.

    FnandCtrlKeyswap

    •Disabled

    •Enabled

    IfyouselectEnabled,the

    FnkeyworksastheCtrl

    key,andtheCtrlkeyworks

    astheFnkey.

    Note:EvenwhenEnabled

    isselected,youneedto

    presstheFnkeytoreume

    thecomputerfromsleep

    modetonormaloperation.

    Changeto“F1–F12keys”

    •Default

    •Legacy

    IfyouselectDefault,

    pressingF1–F12initiates

    specialfunctionsillustrated

    oneachkey.Ifyou

    selectLegacy,toinitiate

    thespecialfunctions

    illustratedoneachkey,

    youneedtopressFnand

    thecorrespondingkey

    simultaneously.

    Keyboard/Mouse

    FnKeyLock•Disabled

    •Enabled

    IfyouselectEnabled,you

    canpresstheFnkeyonceto

    activatetheFnkeyfunction,

    asifthekeyiskeptina

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    Table4.Congmenuitems(continued)

    Menuitem

    SubmenuitemSelectionComments

    pressedcondition,andthen

    pressthedesiredfunction

    key.Theactionisequivalent

    topressingtheFnkeyand

    thedesiredfunctionkey

    simultaneously.Ifyoupress

    theFnkeytwice,theFn

    keyiskeptinapressed

    conditionuntilyoupressthe

    Fnkeyagain.

    DisplayBootDisplayDevice

    •ThinkPadLCD

    •Analog(VGA)

    •DigitalonThinkPad

    Selectthedisplaydevice

    thatistobeactivatedat

    boottime.Thisselection

    iseffectiveforboottime,

    passwordprompt,and

    ThinkPadSetup.

    CPUPowerManagement

    •Disabled

    •Enabled

    Unlessthispower-saving

    featureisdisabled,it

    stopstheprocessorclock

    automaticallywhenthere

    isnosystemactivity.You

    usuallydonotneedto

    changethisfunction.

    Power

    AdaptiveS4

    •Disabled

    •Enabled

    Enableordisableafeature

    thatpowersonthesystem

    whenACisattached.

    IfyouselectEnabled,the

    systemispoweredonwhen

    theacpoweradapteris

    attached.Whenthesystem

    isinhibernatestate,the

    systemresumes.

    IfyouselectDisabled,the

    systemisnotpoweredon

    norresumedwhentheac

    poweradapterisattached.

    PasswordBeep•Disabled

    •Enabled

    Enablethisoptiontohave

    abeepsoundwhenthe

    systemiswaitingfora

    power-on,harddisk,or

    supervisorpassword.

    Differentbeepswillsound

    whentheenteredpassword

    matchesordoesnotmatch

    theconguredpassword.

    BeepandAlarm

    KeyboardBeep•Disabled

    •Enabled

    Enablesordisables

    keyboardbeepwhen

    unmanageablekey

    combinationsarepressed.

    SerialATA(SATA)SATAControllerMode

    Option

    •CompatibilitySelectsSATAcontroller

    operationmode.Ifyou

    selectCompatibilitymode,

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    Table4.Congmenuitems(continued)

    Menuitem

    SubmenuitemSelectionComments

    •AHCI

    SATAcontrolleroperatesin

    compatibilitymode.

    Date/Timemenu

    Ifyouneedtosetthecurrentdateandtimeofyourcomputer,selectDate/TimefromtheThinkPadSetup

    programmainmenu.Thefollowingsubmenuisdisplayed:

    •SystemDate

    •SystemTime

    Tochangethedateandtime,dothefollowing:

    1.Usingtheupanddownarrowkeys,selecttheitemtochangethedateortime.

    2.PressTab,Shift+Tab,orEntertoselectaeld.

    3.Typethedateortime.

    Notes:Anotherwaytoadjustthedateandtimeispressingthefollowingkeys:

    •Fn+F5or–:Changetoalowervalue.

    •Fn+F6orthecombinationofShiftand+:Changetoahighervalue.

    4.PressFn+F10tosavethechangesandrestartthesystem.

    Securitymenu

    Ifyouneedtosetthesecurityfeaturesofyourcomputer,selectSecurityfromtheThinkPadSetupprogram

    mainmenu.

    ThefollowingtableshowsthecontentsoftheSecuritymenu.

    Notes:

    •Someitemsaredisplayedonthemenuonlyifthecomputersupportsthecorrespondingfeatures.

    •Defaultvaluesareinboldface.

    Table5.Securitymenuitems

    Menuitem

    SubmenuitemSelectionComments

    SupervisorPassword

    •Enter

    •Disabled

    Referto“Supervisor

    password”onpage46.

    LockUEFIBIOSSettings

    •Disabled

    •Enabled

    Enablesordisablesthe

    functionthatprotects

    itemsintheThinkPad

    Setupprogramfrom

    beingchangedbyauser

    whodoesnothavethe

    supervisorpassword.

    Bydefault,thisissetto

    Disabled.Ifyousetthe

    supervisorpasswordand

    enablethisfunction,no

    onebutyoucanchange

    Password

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    Table5.Securitymenuitems(continued)

    Menuitem

    SubmenuitemSelectionComments

    anyitemsintheThinkPad

    Setupprogram.

    SetMinimumLength

    •Disabled

    •Passwordlengthoptions

    Specifyaminimumlength

    forthepower-onpassword

    andharddiskpassword.

    Bydefault,thisissetto

    Disabled.Ifyousetthe

    supervisorpasswordand

    specifyaminimumlength

    forpasswords,noonebut

    youcanchangethelength.

    Passwordatunattended

    boot

    •Disabled

    •Enabled

    IfyouselectEnabled,

    apasswordpromptwill

    alwaysbedisplayedwhen

    thecomputeristurnedon,

    fromeitherapower-off

    stateorhibernationstate.

    IfyouselectDisabled,no

    passwordpromptwillbe

    displayed;thecomputer

    willgoaheadandload

    theoperatingsystem.

    Topreventunauthorized

    access,settheuser

    authenticationonthe

    operatingsystem.

    Passwordatrestart•Disabled

    •Enabled

    IfyouselectEnabled,a

    passwordpromptwillbe

    displayedwhenyourestart

    thecomputer.Ifyouselect

    Disabled,nopassword

    promptwillbedisplayed;

    thecomputerwillgoahead

    andloadtheoperating

    system.Toprevent

    unauthorizedaccess,

    settheuserauthentication

    ontheoperatingsystem.

    Power-OnPassword

    •Disabled

    •Enabled

    Referto“Power-on

    password”onpage44.

    HardDisk1Password•Disabled

    •Enabled

    Referto“Harddisk

    passwords”onpage

    44

    .

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    Table5.Securitymenuitems(continued)

    Menuitem

    SubmenuitemSelectionComments

    FlashBIOSUpdatingby

    End-Users

    •Disabled

    •Enabled

    IfyouselectEnabled,

    alluserscanupdatethe

    UEFIBIOS.Ifyouselect

    Disabled,onlytheperson

    whoknowsthesupervisor

    passwordcanupdatethe

    UEFIBIOS.

    UEFIBIOSUpdateOption

    SecureRollBackPrevention

    •Disabled

    •Enabled

    IfyouselectDisabled,you

    canashtheolderversion

    UEFIBIOS.

    Note:Thismenuis

    ennabledwhenWindows

    8(64bit)isselected

    inOperationSystem

    OptimizedDefaults.

    MemoryProtectionExecutionPrevention•Enabled

    Somecomputerviruses

    andwormscausememory

    bufferstooverowby

    runningcodewhereonly

    dataisallowed.Ifthe

    DataExecutionPrevention

    featurecanbeusedwith

    youroperatingsystem,then

    byselectingEnabledyou

    canprotectyourcomputer

    againstattacksbysuch

    virusesandworms.Ifafter

    choosingEnabledyound

    thataprogramdoesnotrun

    correctly,selectDisabled

    andresetthesetting.

    Virtualization

    AMD(TW)Virtualization

    Technology

    •Disabled

    •Enabled

    IfyouselectEnabled,a

    VirtualMachineMonitor

    (VMM)canutilizethe

    additionalhardware

    capabilitiesprovidedby

    AMD(TM)Virtualization

    Technology.

    EthernetLAN•Disabled

    •Enabled

    IfyouselectEnabled,you

    canusetheEthernetLAN

    device.

    WirelessLAN•Disabled

    •Enabled

    IfyouselectEnabled,you

    canusethewirelessLAN

    device.

    Bluetooth•Disabled

    •Enabled

    IfyouselectEnabled,

    youcanusetheBluetooth

    device.

    USBPort

    •Disabled

    •Enabled

    IfyouselectEnabled,

    youcanusetheUSB

    connectors.

    I/OPortAccess

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    Table5.Securitymenuitems(continued)

    Menuitem

    SubmenuitemSelectionComments

    MemoryCardSlot

    •Disabled

    •Enabled

    IfyouselectEnabled,

    youcanusethememory

    cardslotforSDcardor

    MultiMediaCard.

    IntegratedCamera

    •Disabled

    •Enabled

    IfyouselectEnabled,you

    canusetheintegrated

    camera.

    Microphone•Disabled

    •Enabled

    IfyouselectEnabled,you

    canusethemicrophone

    (internal,external,or

    line-in).

    Anti-Theft

    ComputraceModule

    Activation

    •Disabled

    •Enabled

    •PermanentlyDisabled

    Enablesordisablesthe

    UEFIBIOSinterfaceto

    activatethecomputrace

    module.Computraceisan

    optionalmonitoringservice

    fromAbsoluteSoftware.

    Note:Ifyousetthe

    Computracemodule

    activationtoPermanently

    Disabled,youwillbe

    unabletoenablethis

    settingagain.

    SecureBoot

    (fortheUEFIOnlyboot

    modeandNowiththeCSM

    Support)

    •Disabled

    •Enabled

    Enableordisablethe

    UEFISecureBootfeature.

    TheWindows8operating

    systemrequiresthisfeature

    tobeenabled.

    IfyouselectEnabled,

    yourcomputercanprevent

    unauthorizedoperating

    systemsfromrunningat

    boottime.

    PlatformMode

    UserMode

    SecureBootModeStandardMode

    ResettoSetupMode

    •Yes

    •No

    Thisoptionisusedtoclear

    thecurrentplatformkey

    andputthesystemintothe

    Setupmode.

    Youcaninstallyourplatform

    keyandcustomizethe

    SecureBootsignature

    databasesintheSetup

    mode.

    Then,theSecureBoot

    modewillbecustomized.

    SecureBoot

    RestoreFactorykeys•Yes

    •No

    Thisoptionisusedto

    restoreallkeysand

    certicatesinSecure

    Bootdatabasestofactory

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    Table5.Securitymenuitems(continued)

    Menuitem

    SubmenuitemSelectionComments

    defaults.Anycustomized

    SecureBootsettings

    willbeerased,andthe

    defaultplatformkeywill

    bere-establishedalong

    withtheoriginalsignature

    databasesincludingthe

    certicateforWindows8

    operationsystem.

    Startupmenu

    Youmightneedtochangethestartupsequenceofyourcomputer.Forexample,ifyouhavedifferent

    operatingsystemsondifferentdevices,youcanhavethesystemstartupfromeitherofthem.

    Attention:Afteryouchangeyourstartupsequence,youmustbeextremelycarefulnottospecifyawrong

    deviceduringacopy,asave,oraformatoperation.Ifyouspecifyawrongdevice,yourdataandprograms

    mightbeerasedoroverwritten.

    Attention:IfyouareusingtheBitLocker

    ®

    driveencryption,youshouldnotchangethestartupsequence.

    BitLockerdriveencryptiondetectsthechangeofstartupsequenceandlocksthecomputerfrombooting.

    Changingthestartupsequence

    SelectingStartuptodisplaytheBootsubmenu.

    Tochangethestartupsequence,dothefollowing:

    1.SelectBoot;thenpressEnter.

    YoucanusetheBootsubmenutospecifythestartupsequencethatrunswhenyouturnonthepower.

    Referto“Bootsubmenu”onpage89.

    2.Selectthedeviceyouwanttostartrst.

    3.PressFn+F10tosavethechangesandrestartthesystem.

    Tochangethestartupsequencetemporarilysothatthesystemstartsupfromadifferentdrive,dothe

    following:

    1.Turnoffthecomputer.

    2.Turnonthecomputer;then,whilethemessage“Tointerruptnormalstartup,pressEnter”isdisplayedin

    thelowerleftcornerofthescreen,pressF12.

    3.SelectthedeviceyouwanttostartrstfromtheBootmenu.

    Note:TheBootmenuwillbedisplayedwhentheoperatingsystemisnotfoundorwhenthecomputer

    cannotbootfromanydevices.

    Bootsubmenu

    Thefollowinglist,showingtheorderinwhichdeviceswillbestartedup,isalwaysdisplayed.Evendevices

    thatarenotattachedtoorinstalledonyourcomputerarelisted.Foreachdevicethatisattachedtoor

    installedonthecomputer,informationaboutitispresentedafterthecolon.

    1.USBCD:

    2.USBFDD:

    3.ATAHDD0:

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    4.USBHDD:

    5.PCILANRealtekPXEB09D00:

    Note:ThisBootsubmenuappearswhentheLegacyOnlybootmodeortheLegacyFirstwithBoth

    modeisselectedintheStartuppage.

    OtheritemsontheStartupmenu

    ThefollowingitemsalsoaredisplayedontheStartupmenuoftheThinkPadSetupprogram:

    •NetworkBoot:SpecifythetopprioritybootdevicetobeusedwhenthecomputerwakesfromLAN.

    •UEFI/LegacyBoot:Selectsystembootcapability.

    •UEFI/LegacyBootPriority:SelectabootprioritybetweenUEFIandLegacy.

    •CSMSupport

    •BootMode:Enableordisablethediagnosticsbootmode.

    •OptionKeyDisplay:Choosewhethertodisplaytheoptionkeymessagewhenthesystemisbooted.

    •BootdeviceListF12Option:Choosewhethertodisplaythepop-uplistofthebootdevices.

    •BootOrderLock:Enableordisablethedefaultbootpriorityorcustomizedbootpriority.

    ThefollowingtableshowsthecontentsoftheStartupmenu.

    Notes:

    •Someitemsaredisplayedonthemenuonlyifthecomputersupportsthecorrespondingfeatures.

    •Defaultvaluesareinboldface.

    Table6.Startupmenuitems

    Menuitem

    SelectionComments

    Boot

    Referto“Changingthestartup

    sequence”onpage89

    .

    NetworkBoot

    •USBCD

    •USBFDD

    •ATAHDD0

    •USBHDD

    •PCILAN:RealtekPXE09D00

    Referto“Bootsubmenu”onpage89.

    UEFI/LegacyBoot

    •Both

    •UEFIOnly

    •LegacyOnly

    UEFI/LegacyBootPriority

    •UEFIFirst

    •LegacyFirst

    CSMSupport(forUEFIOnly)

    •No

    •Yes

    Selectsystembootcapability.

    •Both:Thesystemwillboot

    followingtheUEFI/LegacyBoot

    Prioritysetting.

    •UEFIOnly:Thesystemwillboot

    fromtheUEFIenabledoperating

    system.

    •LegacyOnly:Thesystemwillboot

    fromanyoperatingsystemother

    thantheUEFIenabledone.

    Note:IfyouselectUEFIOnly,

    thesystemcannotbootfromthe

    bootabledevicesthatdonothavethe

    UEFIenabledoperatingsystem.

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    Table6.Startupmenuitems(continued)

    Menuitem

    SelectionComments

    CompatibilitySupportModule(CSM)

    isrequiredforbootingthelegacy

    operatingsystem.IfyouselectUEFI

    Only,CSMSupportisselectable.

    ForBothorLegacyOnlymood,CSM

    Supportisnotselectable.

    BootMode

    •Quick

    •Diagnostics

    IfyouselectQuick,thediagnostic

    screenwillnotbedisplayedunless

    youpresstheEsckeyduringboot.

    IfyouselectDiagnostics,the

    diagnosticscreenwillalwaysbe

    displayedduringboot.

    OptionKeyDisplay

    •Disabled

    •Enabled

    IfyouselectDisabled,thenthe

    message“Tointerruptnormalstartup,

    pressEnter”isnotdisplayedduring

    thePOST.

    BootDeviceListF12Option

    •Disabled

    •Enabled

    IfyouselectEnabled,theF12key

    isrecognizedandtheBootMenuis

    displayed.

    BootOrderLock

    •Disabled

    •Enabled

    IfyouselectDisabled,yourcomputer

    willbootusingthedefaultpriority.If

    youselectEnabled,yourcomputer

    willbootusingthepriorityyouhave

    customized.

    Restartmenu

    IfyouneedtoclosetheThinkPadSetupprogramandrestartthesystem,selectRestartfromtheThinkPad

    Setupprogrammainmenu.Thefollowingsubmenuisdisplayed:

    •ExitSavingChanges:Restartthesystemaftersavingthechanges.

    •ExitDiscardingChanges:Restartthesystemwithoutsavingthechanges.

    •LoadSetupDefaults:Loadthedefaultsettingthatwasineffectatthetimeofpurchase.

    EnableOSOptimizedDefaultstomeettheMicrosoftWindows8certicationrequirements.Whenyou

    changethissetting,someothersettingsarechangedautomatically.TheaffectedsettingsareCSM

    Support,UEFI/LegacyBoot,SecureBoot,andSecureRollBackPrevention.

    •DiscardChanges:Discardthechanges.

    •SaveChanges:Savethechanges.

    UpdatingyoursystemUEFIBIOS

    TheUEFIBIOSisapartofthesystemprogramsthatmakeupthebasiclayerofsoftwarebuiltintoyour

    computer.TheUEFIBIOStranslatestheinstructionsfromothersoftwarelayers.

    YourcomputersystemboardhasamodulecalledEEPROM,alsoreferredtoasashmemory.Youcan

    updatetheUEFIBIOSandtheThinkPadSetupprogrambystartingyourcomputerwithaashupdate

    opticaldiscorashupdateprogramrunningintheWindowsenvironment.

    Insomeinstanceswhenyouaddsoftware,hardware,oradevicedriver,youmightbeinformedthatyou

    needtoupdateyourUEFIBIOSinorderforthenewadditiontoworkproperly.

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    ToupdateyourUEFIBIOS,gotothefollowingWebsiteandfollowtheinstructionsonthescreen:

    http://www.lenovo.com/drivers

    Usingsystemmanagement

    Thistopicisprimarilyintendedforthenetworkadministrators.

    Yourcomputerisdesignedformanageability,sothatyoucanredirectmoreresourcestobettermeetyour

    businessobjectives.

    Thismanageability,knownasTotalCostofOwnership(TCO),enablesyoutoremotelyoperateclient

    computersinthesamewayasyouoperateyourowncomputer,suchasturningonaclientcomputer,

    formattingaharddiskdrive,andinstallingaprogram.

    Oncethecomputerisconguredandoperational,youcanmanageitbyusingthesoftwareandthe

    manageabilityfeaturesthatarealreadyintegratedintotheclientcomputerandthenetwork.

    DesktopManagementInterface

    TheUEFIBIOSofyourcomputersupportsaninterfacecalledSystemManagementBIOS(SMBIOS)

    ReferenceSpecication,version2.6.1.SMBIOSprovidesinformationaboutthehardwarecomponentsof

    yourcomputer.ItistheresponsibilityoftheUEFIBIOStoprovideinformationaboutitselfandthedeviceson

    thesystemboard.ThisspecicationdocumentsthestandardsforgettingaccesstothisBIOSinformation.

    PrebooteXecutionEnvironment

    ThePrebooteXecutionEnvironment(PXE)technologymakesthecomputermoremanageablebyenabling

    thecomputertostartfromaserver.YourcomputersupportsthepersonalcomputerfunctionsthatPXE

    requires.Forexample,withtheappropriateLANcard,yourcomputercanbestartedfromthePXEserver.

    Note:TheRemoteInitialProgramLoad(RIPLorRPL)functioncannotbeusedwithyourcomputer.

    WakeonLAN

    ThenetworkadministratorcanturnonacomputerfromamanagementconsolebyusingtheWakeon

    LANfeature.

    WhentheWakeonLANfeatureisenabled,manyoperations,suchasdatatransfer,softwareupdates,and

    FlashupdatesoftheUEFIBIOS,canbedoneremotelywithoutremoteattendance.Theupdatingprocess

    canperformafternormalworkinghoursandonweekends,sothattheusersarenotinterruptedduringwork,

    andtheLANtrafciskepttoaminimum.Itsavestimeandincreasesproductivity.

    Note:IfthecomputeristurnedonthroughWakeonLAN,thecomputerstartsfollowtheNetworkBoot

    sequence.

    AssetIDEEPROM

    TheAssetIDEEPROMcontainsinformationaboutthecomputercongurationandtheserialnumbersof

    thekeycomponents.Italsoincludesanumberofblankeldswhereyoucanrecordinformationabout

    theendusersinyournetwork.

    Settingmanagementfeatures

    Toenableanetworkadministratortoremotelycontrolyourcomputer,setthefollowingsystem-management

    featuresintheThinkPadSetupprogram:

    •WakeonLAN

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    •NetworkBootsequence

    •Flashupdate

    Note:Ifasupervisorpasswordhasbeenset,youwillberequiredtoenterthesupervisorpasswordwhen

    youstarttheThinkPadSetupprogram.

    EnablingordisablingtheWakeonLANfeature

    WhentheWakeonLANfeatureisenabledandthecomputerisconnectedtoaLAN,thenetworkadministrator

    canstartthecomputerremotelyfromamanagementconsole,usingaremotenetwork-managementprogram.

    ToenableordisabletheWakeonLANfeature,dothefollowing:

    1.StarttheThinkPadSetupprogram.See“ThinkPadSetup”onpage80.

    2.SelectCong➙Network.TheNetworksubmenuisdisplayed.

    3.SelectacorrespondingoptionfortheWakeonLANfeature.

    4.PresstheF10keytosaveandexit.

    DeningaNetworkBootsequence

    WhenthecomputerwakesonLAN,thecomputerbootsfromthedeviceasspeciedontheNetworkBoot

    menu,andthenfollowthebootorderlistontheBootmenu.

    TodeneaNetworkBootsequence,dothefollowing:

    1.StarttheThinkPadSetupprogram.See“ThinkPadSetup”onpage80.

    2.SelectStartup➙NetworkBoot.Thebootdevicelistisdisplayed.

    3.Selectabootdevicetomakeitasthetopbootpriority.

    4.PresstheF10keytosaveandexit.

    Note:YoucanpresstheF9keytorestoretothefactorydefaultsettings.

    Checkingtherequirementsforashupdates

    Anetworkadministratorcanupdatetheprogramsonyourcomputerfromamanagementconsole,ifthe

    followingrequirementsaremet:

    •ThecomputermustbestartedoverLAN.

    •ThecomputermustbeengagedinthePrebooteXecutionEnvironment(PXE).

    •Anetwork-managementprogrammustbeinstalledonthecomputerofthenetworkadministrator.

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    Chapter8.Preventingproblems

    AnimportantpartofowningaThinkPadnotebookcomputerismaintenance.Withpropercare,youcan

    avoidcommonproblems.Thechapterprovidesinformationthatcanhelpyoukeepyourcomputerrunning

    smoothly.

    •“Generaltipsforpreventingproblems”onpage95

    •“Makingsuredevicedriversarecurrent”onpage96

    •“Takingcareofyourcomputer”onpage97

    Generaltipsforpreventingproblems

    Thistopicprovidesthefollowingtipstohelpyoupreventcomputingproblems:

    •Checkthecapacityofyourharddiskdrivefromtimetotime.Iftheharddiskdrivegetstoofull,the

    Windowsoperatingsystemwillslowdownandmightproduceerrors.

    Tochecktheharddiskdrivecapacity,dothefollowing:

    –Windows7:ClickStart➙Computer.

    –Windows8:OpentheFileExplorerandclickComputer.

    •Emptyyourrecyclebinonaregularbasis.

    •Usediskdefragmenttoolregularlyonyourharddiskdrivetoimprovedataseekandreadtimes.

    •Tofreeupdiskspace,uninstallunusedapplicationprograms.

    Note:Youalsomightwanttolookforprogramduplicationoroverlappingversions.

    •CleanoutyourInbox,Sent,andTrashfoldersfromyoure-mailclientprogram.

    •Backupyourdataatleastonceaweek.Ifcriticaldataispresent,itisagoodideatoperformadaily

    backupoperation.Lenovohasmanybackupoptionsavailableforyourcomputer.Rewritableoptical

    drivesareavailableformostmachinesandareeasilyinstalled.

    •Schedulesystemrestoreoperationstotakeasystemsnapshotperiodically.Formoreinformationabout

    systemrestore,seeChapter5“Recoveryoverview”onpage51.

    •UpdatedevicedriversandtheUEFIBIOSwhenneeded.

    •Proleyourmachineathttp://www.lenovo.com/supporttokeepuptodatewithcurrentdriversand

    revisions.

    •Keepuptodatefordevicedriversonothernon-Lenovohardware.Youmightwanttoreadthedevice

    driverinformationreleasenotespriortoupdatingforcompatibilityorknownissues.

    •Keepalogbook.Entriesmightincludemajorhardwareorsoftwarechanges,driverupdates,minorissues

    youhaveexperienced,andhowyouresolvedtheminorissues.

    •Ifyoueverneedtorunarecoveryonyourcomputertoreturnthepreinstalledcontentsontothemachine,

    thefollowingtipsmighthelpalongtheway:

    –Removeallexternaldevicessuchastheprinter,keyboard,andsoon.

    –Makesurethatyourbatteryischargedandyourcomputerhastheacpowerconnected.

    –AccessThinkPadSetupandloadthedefaultsettings.

    –Restartthecomputerandstarttherecoveryoperation.

    –Ifyourcomputerusesdiscsastherecoverymedia,donotremovethediscfromthedriveuntil

    promptedtodoso.

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    •Forsuspectedharddiskdriveissues,referto“Diagnosingproblems”onpage101andrunadiagnostic

    testforthedrivebeforeyoucalltheCustomerSupportCenter.Ifyourcomputerdoesnotstartup,

    downloadthelestocreateabootableself-testmediumfromhttp://www.lenovo.com/hddtest.Runthe

    testandrecordanymessagesorerrorcodes.Ifthetestreturnsanyfailingerrorcodesormessages,

    calltheCustomerSupportCenterwiththecodesormessagesandthecomputerinfrontofyou.A

    technicianwillassistyoufurther.

    •Ifrequired,youcanndthecontactinformationabouttheCustomerSupportCenterforyourcountry

    orregionathttp://www.lenovo.com/support/phone.WhencallingtheCustomerSupportCenter,make

    surethatyouhaveyourmachinemodeltype,serialnumber,andthecomputerinfrontofyou.Also,ifthe

    computerisproducingerrorcodes,itishelpfultohavetheerrorscreenonorthemessageswrittendown.

    Makingsuredevicedriversarecurrent

    Devicedriversareprogramsthatcontaininstructionsfortheoperatingsystemabouthowtooperateor

    “drive”acertainpieceofhardware.Eachhardwarecomponentonyourcomputerhasitsownspecicdriver.

    Ifyouaddanewcomponent,theoperatingsystemneedstobeinstructedonhowtooperatethatpiece

    ofhardware.Afteryouinstallthedriver,theoperatingsystemcanrecognizethehardwarecomponent

    andunderstandhowtouseit.

    Note:Becausedriversareprograms,likeanyotherleonyourcomputer,theyaresusceptibletocorruption

    andmightnotperformcorrectlyifcorruptionoccurs.

    Itisnotalwaysnecessarytodownloadthelatestdrivers.However,youshoulddownloadthelatestdriver

    foracomponentifyounoticepoorperformancefromthatcomponentorifyouaddedanewcomponent.

    Thismighteliminatethedriverasthepotentialcauseoftheproblem.

    GettingthelatestdriversfromtheWebsite

    YoucandownloadandinstallupdateddevicedriversfromtheLenovoWebsitebydoingthefollowing:

    1.Gotohttp://www.lenovo.com/drivers.

    2.EntertheproductnumberofthecomputerorclickDetectmysystemonthescreen.

    3.ClickDownloadsanddrivers.

    4.Followthedirectionsonthescreenandinstallthenecessarysoftware.

    GettingthelatestdriversusingSystemUpdate

    TheSystemUpdateprogramhelpsyoukeepthesoftwareonyoursystemup-to-date.Updatepackagesare

    storedonLenovoserversandcanbedownloadedfromtheLenovoSupportWebsite.Updatepackages

    cancontainprograms,devicedrivers,UEFIBIOSashes,orsoftwareupdates.WhentheSystemUpdate

    programconnectstotheLenovoSupportWebsite,theSystemUpdateprogramautomaticallyrecognizes

    themachinetypeandmodelofyourcomputer,theinstalledoperatingsystem,andthelanguageofthe

    operatingsystemtodeterminewhatupdatesareavailableforyourcomputer.TheSystemUpdateprogram

    thendisplaysalistofupdatepackagesandcategorizeseachupdateascritical,recommended,oroptionalto

    helpyouunderstandtheimportance.Youhavecompletecontrolofwhichupdatestodownloadandinstall.

    Afteryouselecttheupdatepackagesyouwant,theSystemUpdateprogramautomaticallydownloadsand

    installstheupdateswithoutanyfurtherinterventionfromyou.

    TheSystemUpdateprogramispreinstalledonyourcomputerandisreadytorun.Theonlyprerequisiteis

    anactiveInternetconnection.Youcanstarttheprogrammanually,oryoucanusetheschedulefeature

    toenabletheprogramtosearchforupdatesautomaticallyatspeciedintervals.Youalsocanpredene

    scheduledupdatestosearchbyseverity(criticalupdates,criticalandrecommendedupdates,orallupdates)

    sothelistyouchoosefromcontainsonlythoseupdatetypesthatareofinteresttoyou.

    FormoreinformationabouthowtouseSystemUpdate,referto“AnintroductiontoLenovoprograms”

    onpage15

    .

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    Takingcareofyourcomputer

    Althoughyourcomputerisdesignedtofunctionreliablyinnormalworkenvironments,youneedtouse

    commonsenseinhandlingit.Byfollowingtheseimportanttips,youwillgetthemostuseandenjoyment

    outofyourcomputer.

    Becarefulaboutwhereandhowyouwork

    •Storepackingmaterialssafelyoutofthereachofchildrentopreventtheriskofsuffocationfromplastic

    bags.

    •Keepyourcomputerawayfrommagnets,activatedcellularphones,electricalappliances,orspeakers

    (within13cmor5inches).

    •Avoidsubjectingyourcomputertoextremetemperatures(below5°C/41°Forabove35°C/95°F).

    •Someappliances,suchascertainportabledesktopfansorairpuriers,canproducenegativeions.Ifa

    computerisclosetosuchanappliance,andisexposedforanextendedtimetoaircontainingnegative

    ions,itmightbecomeelectrostaticallycharged.Suchachargemightbedischargedthroughyourhands

    whenyoutouchthekeyboardorotherpartsofthecomputer,orthroughconnectorsonI/Odevices

    connectedtoit.Eventhoughthiskindofelectrostaticdischarge(ESD)istheoppositeofadischargefrom

    yourbodyorclothingtothecomputer,itposesthesameriskofacomputermalfunction.

    Yourcomputerisdesignedandmanufacturedtominimizeanyeffectsofelectrostaticcharge.Anelectrostatic

    chargeaboveacertainlimit,however,canincreasetheriskofESD.Therefore,whenusingthecomputer

    closetoanappliancethatcanproducenegativeions,givespecialattentiontothefollowing:

    •Avoiddirectlyexposingyourcomputertotheairfromanappliancethatcanproducenegativeions.

    •Keepyourcomputerandperipheralsasfaraspossiblefromsuchanappliance.

    •Whereverpossible,groundyourcomputertofacilitatesafeESD.

    Note:Notallsuchappliancescauseasignicantelectrostaticcharge.

    Begentlewithyourcomputer

    •Avoidplacinganyobjects(includingpaper)betweenthedisplayandthekeyboardorthepalmrest.

    •Yourcomputerdisplayisdesignedtobeopenedandusedatanangleslightlygreaterthan90degrees.

    Donotopenthedisplaybeyond135degrees,asthismightdamagethecomputerhinge.

    •Donotturnyourcomputeroverwhiletheacpoweradapterispluggedin.Thiscouldbreaktheadapter

    plug.

    Carryyourcomputerproperly

    •Beforemovingyourcomputer,besuretoremoveanymedia,turnoffattacheddevices,anddisconnect

    cordsandcables.

    •Whenpickingupyouropencomputer,holditbythebottom.Donotpickuporholdyourcomputerby

    thedisplay.

    Handlestoragemediaanddrivesproperly

    •Wheninstallingtheharddiskdrive,followtheinstructionsshippedwithyourhardware,andapply

    pressureonlywhereneededonthedevice.

    •Turnoffyourcomputerifyouarereplacingtheharddiskdrive.

    •Whenreplacingtheharddiskdrive,reattachthecoverofthedriveslot.

    •Storeyourexternalandremovableharddiskdriveintheappropriatecontainersorpackagingwhen

    theyarenotbeingused.

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    •Beforeyouinstallanyofthefollowingdevices,touchametaltableoragroundedmetalobject.Thisaction

    reducesanystaticelectricityfromyourbody.Thestaticelectricitycoulddamagethedevice.

    –Memorymodule

    –Mini-PCIcard

    –Memorycard,suchasanSDcard,SDHCcard,SDXCcard,andaMultiMediaCard

    Note:Notalllisteddevicesareincludedinyourcomputer.

    Thisactionreducesanystaticelectricityfromyourbody.Thestaticelectricitycoulddamagethedevice.

    •Whiletransferringdatatoorfromaashmediacard,suchasanSDcard,donotputyourcomputerinto

    sleeporhibernationmodebeforethedatatransferiscomplete;otherwise,yourdatacouldbecome

    damaged.

    Takecareinsettingpasswords

    •Rememberyourpasswords.Ifyouforgetasupervisororharddiskpassword,Lenovowillnotresetit,and

    youmighthavetoreplaceyoursystemboard,orharddiskdrive.

    Registeryourcomputer

    •RegisteryourThinkPadcomputerwithLenovoathttp://www.lenovo.com/register.Thiscanhelp

    authoritiesreturnyourcomputertoyouifitislostorstolen.Registeringyourcomputeralsoenables

    Lenovotonotifyyouaboutpossibletechnicalinformationandupgrades.

    Besurenottomodifyyourcomputer

    •OnlyanauthorizedThinkPadrepairtechnicianshoulddisassembleandrepairyourcomputer.

    •Donotmodifyortapethelatchestokeepthedisplayopenorclosed.

    Cleaningthecoverofyourcomputer

    Occasionallycleanyourcomputerbydoingthefollowing:

    1.Prepareamixtureofagentlekitchen-usedetergent(onethatdoesnotcontainabrasivepowderor

    strongchemicalssuchasacidoralkaline).Use5partswaterto1partdetergent.

    2.Absorbthediluteddetergentintoasponge.

    3.Squeezeexcessliquidfromthesponge.

    4.Wipethecoverwiththesponge,usingacircularmotionandtakingcarenottoletanyexcessliquiddrip.

    5.Wipethesurfacetoremovethedetergent.

    6.Rinsethespongewithcleanrunningwater.

    7.Wipethecoverwiththecleansponge.

    8.Wipethesurfaceagainwithadry,soft,lint-freecloth.

    9.Waitforthesurfacetodrycompletelyandremoveanybersfromthecloth.

    Cleaningyourcomputerkeyboard

    Tocleanthecomputerkeyboard,dothefollowing:

    1.Applysomeisopropylrubbingalcoholtoasoft,dust-freecloth.

    Note:Avoidsprayingcleanerdirectlyontothedisplayorthekeyboard.

    2.Wipeeachkeytopsurfacewiththecloth.Wipethekeysonebyone;ifyouwipeseveralkeysatatime,

    theclothmighthookontoanadjacentkeyandpossiblydamageit.Makesurethatnoliquiddripsonto

    orbetweenthekeys.

    3.Allowtodry.

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    4.Toremoveanycrumbsordustfrombeneaththekeys,youcanuseacamerablowerwithabrush

    orcoolairfromahairdryer.

    Cleaningyourcomputerdisplay

    Tocleanthecomputerdisplay,dothefollowing:

    1.Gentlywipethedisplaywithadry,softlint-freecloth.Ifyouseeascratchlikemarkonyourdisplay,

    itmightbeastaintransferredfromthekeyboardortheTrackPointpointingstickwhenthecoverwas

    pressedfromtheoutside.

    2.Wipeordustthestaingentlywithasoft,drycloth.

    3.Ifthestainremains,moistenasoft,lint-freeclothwithwaterora50-50mixtureofisopropylalcoholand

    waterthatdoesnotcontainimpurities.

    Note:Avoidsprayingcleanerdirectlyontothedisplayorthekeyboard.

    4.Wringoutasmuchoftheliquidasyoucan.

    5.Wipethedisplayagain;donotletanyliquiddripintothecomputer.

    6.Besuretodrythedisplaybeforeclosingit.

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    Chapter9.Troubleshootingcomputerproblems

    Thischapterprovidesinformationonwhattodoifyouexperienceaproblemwithyourcomputer.

    Thischaptercontainsthefollowingtopics:

    •“Diagnosingproblems”onpage101

    •“Troubleshooting”onpage101

    Diagnosingproblems

    Ifyouexperienceproblemswithyourcomputer,usetheLenovoSolutionCenterprogramasastarting

    pointforsolvingthem.

    TheLenovoSolutionCenterprogramenablesyoutotroubleshootandresolvecomputerproblems.It

    combinesdiagnostictests,systeminformationcollection,securitystatus,andsupportinformation,along

    withhintsandtipsformaximumsystemperformance.

    Notes:

    •TheLenovoSolutionCenterprogramcanbedownloadedfromhttp://www.lenovo.com/diags.

    •IfyouareusingotherWindowsoperatingsystemratherthanWindows7andWindows8,goto

    http://www.lenovo.com/diagsforthelatestinformationondiagnosticsforyourcomputer.

    IfyourcomputerisinstalledwiththeWindows7operatingsystem,whenyouaresettingupyourcomputer,

    theLenovoSolutionCenterprogrampromptsyoutocreaterecoverymedia,whichyoucanusetorestore

    theharddiskdrivetothefactorydefaultstate.Formoreinformation,see“Creatingandusingrecovery

    media”onpage51

    .

    ToruntheLenovoSolutionCenterprogram,see“AccessingLenovoprogramsontheWindows7operating

    system”onpage13.

    Foradditionalinformation,refertotheLenovoSolutionCenterhelpsystem.

    Note:IfyouareunabletoisolateandrepairtheproblemyourselfafterrunningtheLenovoSolutionCenter

    program,saveandprintthelogles.YouwillneedthelogleswhenyouspeaktoaLenovotechnical

    supportrepresentative.

    Troubleshooting

    Ifyourcomputerhasanerror,ittypicallydisplaysamessageoranerrorcode,orabeepsoundswhen

    youturniton.Whenyouexperienceaproblem,refertothecorrespondingsectionsinthistopictotryto

    solvetheproblembyyourself.

    Computerstopsresponding

    Printtheseinstructionsnowandkeepitwithyourcomputerforreferencelater.

    Ifyourcomputeriscompletelyunresponsive(youcannotusetheUltraNavpointingdeviceorthekeyboard),

    dothefollowing:

    1.Pressandholdthepowerbuttonuntilthecomputerturnsoff.Afterthecomputeristurnedoff,restartby

    pressingthepowerbutton.Ifthecomputerdoesnotturnon,continuewithstep2.

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    Note:Donotremovethebatteryandtheacpoweradaptertoresetthecomputer.

    2.Whilethecomputeristurnedoff,removeallpowersourcesfromthecomputer(batteryandtheacpower

    adapter).Holddownthepowerbuttonfor10seconds.Plugintheacpoweradapterwhilekeepingthe

    batteryoutofthecomputer.Ifthecomputerdoesnotturnbackon,continuewithstep3.

    Note:OncethecomputerstartsupandenterstheWindowsenvironment,usethepropershutdown

    proceduretoturnthecomputeroff.Oncethecomputerisoff,reattachthebatteryandrestartthe

    computer.Ifthecomputerdoesnotstartwiththebatteryreattached,removethebatteryandagain

    startwithstep2.Ifthecomputerstartswithacpowerbutdoesnotstartwhenthebatteryisattached,

    calltheCustomerSupportCenterforsupport.

    3.Whilethecomputerisoff,removeallsourcesofpower(batteryandtheacpoweradapter).Removeall

    externaldevicesthatareattachedtoyourcomputer(keyboard,mouse,printer,scanner,andsoon).

    Repeatstep2.Ifstep2isunsuccessful,continuewithstep4.

    Note:Thefollowingstepsinvolveremovingstaticsensitivecomponentsfromyourcomputer.Makesure

    thatyouareproperlygroundedandremoveallsourcesofpowerattachedtothecomputer.Ifyouare

    uncomfortableorunsureaboutremovingcomponentspleasecalltheCustomerSupportCenterfor

    assistance.

    4.Whilethecomputerisoff,removeallsourcesofpowerandexternalhardware.Removeanynon-original

    memorymoduleaddedtoyourcomputer.Afterremovingtheextramemorymoduleandreseatingthe

    originalmemorymodule,repeatstep2.Ifthecomputerstilldoesnotturnon,consulttheusermanual

    forothercustomer-replaceablecomponentsthatareattachedtoyourcomputer.

    Ifthecomputerstilldoesnotstartup,calltheCustomerSupportCenterandaCustomerSupportSpecialist

    willassistyou.

    Spillsonthekeyboard

    Withamobilecomputer,thereareincreasedchancesofspillingliquidsonthekeyboard.Becausemost

    liquidsconductelectricity,liquidspilledonthekeyboardcouldcreatenumerousshortcircuits,potentially

    causingirreparabledamagetoyourcomputer.

    Ifyouspillsomethingonyourcomputer:

    Attention:Ensurethatnoliquidcreatesashortcircuitbetweenyouandtheacpoweradapter(ifinuse).

    Althoughyoumightlosesomedataorworkbyturningoffthecomputerimmediately,leavingthecomputer

    onmightmakeyourcomputerunusable.

    1.Carefullyunplugtheacpoweradapterimmediately.

    2.Turnoffthecomputerimmediately.Ifthecomputerdoesnotturnoff,removethebattery.Themore

    quicklyyoustopthecurrentfrompassingthroughthecomputerthemorelikelyyouwillreducedamage

    fromshortcircuits.

    3.Waituntilyouarecertainthatalltheliquidisdrybeforeturningonyourcomputer.

    Note:Ifyouwanttoreplaceyourkeyboard,youcanpurchaseanewone.

    Errormessages

    •Message:0177:BadSVPdata,stopPOSTtask.

    Solution:ChecksumofthesupervisorpasswordintheEEPROMisnotcorrect.Thesystemboard

    shouldbereplaced.Havethecomputerserviced.

    •Message:0183:BadCRCofSecuritySettingsinEFIVariable.EnterThinkPadSetup.

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    Solution:ChecksumoftheSecuritysettingsintheEFIVariableisnotcorrect.EnterThinkPadSetup

    tochecksecuritysettings,PressF10andthenpressEntertorestartthesystem.Ifyoustillhavea

    problem,havethecomputerserviced.

    •Message:0187:EAIAdataaccesserror.

    Solution:TheaccesstoEEPROMisfailed.Havethecomputerserviced.

    •Message:0188:InvalidRFIDSerializationInformationArea.

    Solution:TheEEPROMchecksumisnotcorrect(block#0and1).Thesystemboardshouldbereplaced,

    andtheboxserialnumberneedstobereinstalled.Havethecomputerserviced.

    •Message:0189:InvalidRFIDcongurationinformationarea.

    Solution:TheEEPROMchecksumisnotcorrect(block#4and5).Thesystemboardshouldbereplaced,

    andtheUUIDneedstobereinstalled.Havethecomputerserviced.

    •Message:0190:Criticallow-batteryerror.

    Solution:Thecomputerturnsoff,becausethebatteryislow.Connecttheacpoweradaptertothe

    computerandchargethebattery,orreplacethebatterywithafullychargedone.

    •Message:0191:SystemSecurity-Invalidremotechangerequested.

    Solution:Thesystemcongurationchangehasfailed.Conrmtheoperationandtryagain.Toclearthe

    error,entertheThinkPadSetupprogram.

    •Message:0199:SystemSecurity-Securitypasswordretrycountexceeded.

    Solution:Thismessageisdisplayedifyouenterawrongsupervisorpasswordmorethanthreetimes.

    Conrmthesupervisorpasswordandtryagain.Tocleartheerror,entertheThinkPadSetupprogram.

    •Message:0251:SystemCMOSchecksumbad.

    Solution:ThesystemCMOSmighthavebeencorruptedbyaprogram.Thecomputerusesthedefault

    settings.RunThinkPadSetuptorecongurethesettings.Ifyoustillseethesameerrorcode,have

    thecomputerserviced.

    •Message:0253:EFIVariableBlockDatawasdestroyed.

    Solution:ThesystemEFIVariableBlockDatamighthavebeencorrupted.Thecomputerusesthe

    defaultsettings.RunThinkPadSetuptorecongurethesettings.Ifyoustillseethesameerrorcode,

    havethecomputerserviced.

    •Message:0271:Realtimeclockerror.

    Solution:Havethecomputerserviced.

    •Message:1802:Unauthorizednetworkcardispluggedin.

    Solution:Thenetworkcardisnotsupportedonthiscomputer.Removeit.

    •Message:2000:ThinkVantageActiveProtectionsensordiagnosticsfailed.

    Solution:ThinkVantageActiveProtectionsensorisnotworkingcorrectly.Havethecomputerserviced.

    •Message:2100:DetectionerroronHDD0(MainHDD).

    Solution:Theharddiskdriveisnotworking.Havetheharddiskdriveserviced.

    •Message:2101:DetectionerroronHDD1(UltrabayHDD)).

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    Solution:Theharddiskdriveisnotworking.Havetheharddiskdriveserviced.

    •Message:2102:DetectionerroronHDD2(MiniSATA).

    Solution:TheMiniSATAdeviceisnotworking.HavetheMiniSATAdeviceserviced.

    •Message:2110:ReaderroronHDD0(MainHDD).

    Solution:Theharddiskdriveisnotworking.Havetheharddiskdriveserviced.

    •Message:2111:ReaderroronHDD1(UltrabayHDD)

    Solution:Theharddiskdriveisnotworking.Havetheharddiskdriveserviced.

    •Message:2112:ReaderroronHDD2(MiniSATA)

    Solution:TheMiniSATAdeviceisnotworking.HavetheMiniSATAdeviceserviced.

    •Message:2200:MachineTypeandSerialNumberareinvalid.

    Solution:MachineTypeandSerialNumberareinvalid.Havethecomputerserviced.

    •Message:2201:MachineUUIDisinvalid.

    Solution:MachineUUIDisinvalid.Havethecomputerserviced.

    •Message:Fanerror

    Solution:Coolingfanhasfailed.Shutdownthecomputerimmediatelyandhavethecomputerserviced.

    •Message:Thermalsensingerror

    Solution:Thethermalsensorisnotfunctioningcorrectly.Shutdownthecomputerimmediatelyand

    havethecomputerserviced.

    •Message:ThissystemdoesnotsupportbatteriesthatarenotgenuineLenovo-madeorauthorized.The

    systemwillcontinuetoboot,butmaynotchargeunauthorizedbatteries.PresstheESCkeytocontinue.

    Attention:Lenovohasnoresponsibilityfortheperformanceorsafetyofunauthorizedbatteries,and

    providesnowarrantiesforfailuresordamagearisingoutoftheiruse.

    Solution:ReplacethebatterywiththecorrectLenovobatteryforthiscomputer.Ifyoustillseethesame

    errormessage,contactLenovoservicetohavethecomputerserviced.

    •Message:Thebatteryinstalledisnotsupportedbythissystemandwillnotcharge.Pleasereplacethe

    batterywiththecorrectLenovobatteryforthissystem.PresstheESCkeytocontinue.

    Solution:ReplacethebatterywiththecorrectLenovobatteryforthiscomputer.Ifyoustillseethesame

    errormessage,contactLenovoservicetohavethecomputerserviced.

    Errorswithoutmessages

    •Problem:MyscreenkeepsblankingwhenIdonotwantitto.

    Solution:IfyoucomputerispreinstalledwiththeWindows7operatingsystem,youcandisableany

    systemtimers,suchastheLCDturn-offtimerortheblanktimerbydoingthefollowing:

    1.StartPowerManager.

    2.ClickthePowerplantab,andthenselectMaximumPerformancefromthepredenedpowerplans.

    •Problem:WhenIturnonthecomputer,nothingisdisplayedonthescreenandthecomputerdoesnot

    beepwhilestartingup.

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    Note:Ifyouarenotsurewhetheryouheardanybeeps,turnoffthecomputerbypressingandholdingthe

    powerbuttonforfoursecondsormore.Turnitonandlistenagain.

    Solution:Makesurethat:

    –Thebatteryisinstalledcorrectly.

    –Theacpoweradapterisconnectedtothecomputerandthepowercordispluggedintoaworking

    electricaloutlet.

    –Thecomputeristurnedon.(Turnthepowerbuttononagainforconrmation.)

    Ifapower-onpasswordisset:

    –Pressanykeytodisplaythepromptforthepower-onpassword.Ifthebrightnesslevelofthescreen

    islow,increaseitbypressingHome.

    –TypethecorrectpasswordandpressEnter.

    Iftheseitemsarecorrectlyset,andthescreenremainsblank,havethecomputerserviced.

    •Problem:WhenIturnonthecomputer,onlyawhitecursorisdisplayedonablankscreen.

    Solution:Ifyouhavemodiedapartitiononyourharddiskdrivebyusingpartitionsoftware,information

    aboutthatpartition,orthemasterbootrecordmighthavebeendestroyed.

    1.Turnoffthecomputer,andthenturnitonagain.

    2.Ifyoustillseeonlythecursoronthescreen,dothefollowing:

    –Ifyouhaveusedthepartitionsoftware,examinethepartitionontheharddiskdrivebyusingthe

    software,andrecoverthepartitionifrequired.

    –IfyoursystemisinstalledwiththeWindows7operatingsystem,useeithertheRescueand

    Recoveryworkspaceortherecoverydiscstorestorethesystemtothefactorystate.

    –IfyoursystemisinstalledwiththeWindows8operatingsystem,useeithertheRemoveeverything

    andreinstallWindowsfunctionortherecoverydiscstorestorethesystemtothefactorystate.

    Iftheproblempersists,havethecomputerserviced.

    •Problem:Myscreengoesblankwhilethecomputerison.

    Solution:Yourscreensaverorpowermanagementmighthavebeenenabled.Doeitherofthefollowing:

    –TouchtheTrackPointpointingdeviceorthetouchpad,orpressakeytoexitthescreensaver.

    –Pressthepowerbuttontoresumefromsleeporhibernation.

    Beeperrors

    Table7.Beeperrors

    Problem

    Solution

    Oneshortbeep,pause,threeshortbeeps,pause,three

    moreshortbeeps,andoneshortbeep

    Makesurethatmemorymodulesareinstalledcorrectly.If

    theyare,andyoustillhearthebeeps,havethecomputer

    serviced.

    Threeshortbeeps,pause,oneshortbeep,pause,one

    moreshortbeep,andthreeshortbeeps

    PoweroffandremovedevicefromExpressCardslot.If

    thebeepspersist,havethecomputerserviced.

    Onelongandtwoshortbeeps

    Thevideofunctionhasaproblem.Havethecomputer

    serviced.

    FivebeepsThesystemboardhasaproblem.Havethecomputer

    serviced.

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    Memorymoduleproblems

    Printtheseinstructionsnowandkeepitwithyourcomputerforreferencelater.

    Ifyourmemorymoduleisnotoperatingproperly,checkthefollowingitems:

    1.Verifythatthememorymoduleisinstalledandseatedcorrectlyinyourcomputer.

    Itmightbenecessarytoremovealladdedmemorymodulestotestthecomputerwithonlythe

    factory-installedmemorymodules,andthenreinstallthememorymoduleoneatatimetoensure

    aproperconnection.

    2.Checkforerrormessagesduringstartup.

    Followtheappropriatecorrectiveactionsforpower-onself-test(POST)errormessages.

    3.VerifythatthelatestUEFIBIOSforyourmodelhasbeeninstalled.

    4.Verifythepropermemorycongurationandcompatibilityincludingthemaximummemorysizeandthe

    memoryspeed.

    5.Rundiagnosticprograms.See“Diagnosingproblems”onpage101.

    Networkingproblems

    Thefollowingarethemostcommonnetworkingproblems:

    Ethernetproblems

    •Problem:Yourcomputercannotconnecttothenetwork.

    Solution:Makesurethat:

    –Thecableisinstalledcorrectly.

    ThenetworkcablemustbesecurelyconnectedbothtotheEthernetconnectorofyourcomputerand

    totheRJ45connectorofthehub.Themaximumallowabledistancefromthecomputertohubis

    100meters.Ifthecableisconnectedandthedistanceiswithinacceptablelimitsbuttheproblem

    persists,tryadifferentcable.

    –Youareusingthecorrectdevicedriver.

    1.GotoControlPanelandclickHardwareandSound➙DeviceManager.Ifyouarepromptedfor

    anadministratorpasswordorconrmation,typethepasswordorprovideconrmation.

    2.Iftheexclamationmark!isdisplayednexttotheadapternameunderNetworkadapters,you

    mightnotbeusingthecorrectdriverorthedrivermighthavebeendisabled.Toupdatethedriver,

    right-clickthehighlightedadapter.

    3.ClickUpdateDriverSoftware,andthenfollowtheinstructionsonthescreen.

    –Theswitchconnectorandtheadapterhavethesameduplexsetting.

    Ifyouconguredtheadapterforfullduplex,makesurethattheswitchconnectoralsoisconguredfor

    fullduplex.Settingthewrongduplexmodecandegradeperformance,causedataloss,orresultin

    lostconnections.

    –Youhaveinstalledallnetworkingsoftwarethatisnecessaryforyournetworkenvironment.

    CheckwithyourLANadministratorforthenecessarynetworkingsoftware.

    •Problem:Theadapterstopsworkingfornoapparentreason.

    Solution:Thenetworkdriverlesmightbecorruptormissing.Updatethedriverbyreferringtotheabove

    solutionfortheproceduretomakesurethatthecorrectdevicedriverisinstalled.

    •Problem:IfyourcomputerisaGigabitEthernetmodelandyouuseaspeedof1000Mbps,the

    connectionfailsorerrorsoccur.

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    Solution:

    –UseCategory5wiringandmakesurethatthenetworkcableissecurelyconnected.

    –Connecttoa1000BASE-Thub/switch(not1000BASE-X).

    •Problem:TheWakeonLANfeatureisnotworking.

    Solution:

    –MakesurethatWakeonLANisenabledinThinkPadSetup.

    –Ifitis,checkwithyourLANadministratorforthenecessarysettings.

    •Problem:IfyourcomputerisaGigabitEthernetmodel,itcannotconnecttothenetworkat1000Mbps.

    Instead,itconnectsat100Mbps.

    Solution:

    –Tryanothercable.

    –Makesurethatthelinkpartnerissettoauto-negotiate.

    –Makesurethattheswitchis802.3ab-compliant(gigabitovercopper).

    AwirelessLANproblem

    Problem:Youcannotconnecttothenetworkusingthebuilt-inwirelessnetworkcard.

    Solution:Makesurethat:

    •YourwirelessLANdriveristhelatestversion.

    •Yourcomputeriswithinrangeofawirelessaccesspoint.

    •Thewirelessradioisenabled.

    Note:IfyouareusingtheWindows7operatingsystem,clickShowhiddeniconsonthetaskbar.The

    AccessConnectionsiconisdisplayed.Formoreinformationabouttheicon,refertotheAccessConnections

    helpinformationsystem.

    FortheWindows7operatingsystem,checktheNetworkName(SSID)andyourencryptioninformation.Use

    theAccessConnectionsprogramtoverifythiscase-sensitiveinformation.

    Bluetoothproblems

    •Problem:SounddoesnotcomefromtheBluetoothheadset/headphonebutcomesfromthelocal

    speakereventhoughtheBluetoothheadset/headphoneisconnectedusingaHeadsetproleorAVprole.

    Solution:Dothefollowing:

    1.Exittheprogramthatusesthesounddevice(forexample,WindowsMediaPlayer).

    2.GotoControlPanelandclickHardwareandSound➙Sound➙Playback.

    3.IfyouareusingaHeadsetprole,selectBluetoothHands-freeAudioandclicktheSetDefault

    button.IfyouareusinganAVprole,selectStereoAudioandclicktheSetDefaultbutton.

    4.ClickOKtoclosetheSoundwindow.

    •Problem:PIMitemssentfromtheWindows7operatingsystemscannotbereceivedcorrectlyintothe

    addressbookofanyotherBluetooth-enableddevice.

    Solution:TheWindows7operatingsystemsendPIMitemsinXMLformat,butmostBluetooth-enabled

    deviceshandlePIMitemsinvCardformat.IfanotherBluetooth-enableddevicecanreceivealethrough

    Bluetooth,aPIMitemsentfromtheWindows7mightbesavedasalewiththeextensioncontact.

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    Problemswiththekeyboardandotherpointingdevices

    Thefollowingarethemostcommonproblemswithkeyboardsandotherpointingdevices.

    UltraNavpointingdeviceproblems

    •Problem:Thepointerdriftswhenthecomputeristurnedonorafteritresumesnormaloperation.

    Solution:ThepointermightdriftwhenyouarenotusingtheTrackPointpointingdeviceduringnormal

    operation.ThisisanormalcharacteristicoftheTrackPointpointingdeviceandisnotadefect.Pointer

    driftingmightoccurforseveralsecondsunderthefollowingconditions:

    –Whenthecomputeristurnedon

    –Whenthecomputerresumesnormaloperation

    –WhentheTrackPointpointingdeviceiskeptpressedforalongtime

    –Whenthetemperaturechanges

    •Problem:TheTrackPointpointingdeviceortouchpaddoesnotwork.

    Solution:MakesurethattheTrackPointpointingdeviceortouchpadisenabledintheUltraNavDevice

    Settingwindow.

    Note:ToopentheUltraNavDeviceSettingwindow,gotoControlPanelandclickHardwareandSound

    ➙Mouse,andthenclicktheUltraNavtab.

    Keyboardproblems

    •Problem:Allorsomekeysonthekeyboarddonotwork.

    Solution:Ifanexternalnumerickeypadisconnected:

    1.Turnoffthecomputer.

    2.Removetheexternalnumerickeypad.

    3.Turnonthecomputerandtryusingthekeyboardagain.

    Ifthekeyboardproblemisresolved,carefullyreconnecttheexternalnumerickeypadandtheexternal

    keyboard.Makesurethatyouhaveseatedtheconnectorscorrectly.

    Iftheproblempersists,makesurethatthecorrectdevicedriverisinstalled.

    1.GotoControlPanel.ChangetheviewofControlPanelfromCategorytoLargeiconsorSmallicons.

    2.ClickKeyboard.

    3.SelecttheHardwaretab.IntheDevicePropertiespane,makesurethatyouseethismessage:

    DeviceStatus:Thisdeviceisworkingproperly.

    Ifkeysonthekeyboardstilldonotwork,havethecomputerserviced.

    •Problem:Allorsomekeysontheexternalnumerickeypaddonotwork.

    Solution:Makesurethattheexternalnumerickeypadiscorrectlyconnectedtothecomputer.

    Problemswiththedisplayandmultimediadevices

    Thistopicincludesthemostcommonproblemswithdisplaysandmultimediadevices,includingthe

    computerdisplay,theexternalmonitor,andtheaudiodevices.

    Computerscreenproblems

    •Problem:Thescreenisblank.

    Solution:Dothefollowing:

    –PressF6tobringuptheimage.

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    –Ifyouareusingtheacpoweradapter,orusingthebatteryandthePowerManagerbatterygauge

    showsthatthebatteryisnotdepleted,pressF8tomakethescreenbrighter.

    –Ifyourcomputerisinsleepmode,pressFntoresumefromthesleepmode.

    –Iftheproblempersists,followthesolutionforthefollowingproblem.

    •Problem:Thescreenisunreadableordistorted.

    Solution:Makesurethat:

    –Thedisplaydevicedriverisinstalledcorrectly.

    –Thescreenresolutionandcolorqualityarecorrectlyset.

    –Themonitortypeiscorrect.

    Tocheckthesesettings,dothefollowing:

    1.Right-clickonthedesktop,andclickPersonalize.

    2.ClickDisplayattheleft.

    3.SelectChangedisplaysettings.Checkwhetherthescreenresolutioniscorrectlyset.

    4.ClickAdvancedSettings.

    5.ClicktheAdaptertab.Ensurethatthecorrectdevicedrivernameisshownintheadapterinformation

    window.

    Note:Thedevicedrivernamedependsonthevideochipthathasbeeninstalledonyourcomputer.

    6.ClickthePropertiesbutton.Ifyouarepromptedforanadministratorpasswordorconrmation,type

    thepasswordorprovideconrmation.ChecktheDevicestatusboxandmakesurethatthedevice

    isworkingcorrectly.Ifnot,clicktheTroubleshootbuttonandfollowtheinstructionsonthescreen.

    7.ClicktheMonitortab.Ensurethatthecorrectdevicedrivernameisshownintheadapterinformation

    window.

    Note:Thedevicedrivernamedependsonthevideochipthathasbeeninstalledonyourcomputer.

    8.ClickthePropertiesbutton.Ifyouarepromptedforanadministratorpasswordorconrmation,type

    thepasswordorprovideconrmation.ChecktheDevicestatusboxandmakesurethatthedevice

    isworkingcorrectly.Ifnot,clicktheTroubleshootbuttonandfollowtheinstructionsonthescreen.

    9.ClicktheColorManagementtab.Checkwhetherthecolorqualityiscorrectlyset,andensure

    thattheotherinformationalsoiscorrect.Ifyouarepromptedforanadministratorpasswordor

    conrmation,typethepasswordorprovideconrmation.ChecktheDevicestatusboxandensure

    thatthedeviceisworkingcorrectly.Ifnot,clicktheTroubleshootbuttonandfollowtheinstructions

    onthescreen.

    •Problem:Incorrectcharactersaredisplayedonthescreen.

    Solution:Didyouinstalltheoperatingsystemorprogramcorrectly?Iftheyareinstalledandcongured

    correctly,havethecomputerserviced.

    •Problem:Thescreenstaysonevenafteryouturnoffyourcomputer.

    Solution:Pressandholdthepowerbuttonforfoursecondsormoretoturnoffyourcomputer;then

    turnitonagain.

    •Problem:Missing,discolored,orbrightdotsappearonthescreeneverytimeyouturnonyourcomputer.

    Solution:ThisisanintrinsiccharacteristicoftheTFTtechnology.Yourcomputerdisplaycontains

    multiplethin-lmtransistors(TFTs).Asmallnumberofmissing,discolored,orbrightdotsonthescreen

    mightexistallthetime.

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    Externalmonitorproblems

    •Problem:Theexternalmonitorisblank.

    Solution:Tobringuptheimage,pressF6andselectthedesiredmonitor.Iftheproblempersists,do

    thefollowing:

    1.Connecttheexternalmonitortoanothercomputertomakesurethatitworks.

    2.Reconnecttheexternalmonitortoyourcomputer.

    3.Refertothemanualshippedwiththeexternalmonitortochecktheresolutionsandrefreshratesthat

    aresupported.

    –Iftheexternalmonitorsupportsthesameresolutionasthecomputerdisplayorahigherresolution,

    viewoutputontheexternalmonitororonboththeexternalmonitorandthecomputerdisplay.

    –Iftheexternalmonitorsupportsalowerresolutionthanthecomputerdisplay,viewoutputonthe

    externalmonitoronly.(Ifyouviewoutputonboththecomputerdisplayandtheexternalmonitor,

    theexternalmonitorscreenwillbeblankordistorted.)

    •Problem:Youcannotsetahigherresolutionthanthepresentoneonyourexternalmonitor.

    Solution:

    –Makesurethatthemonitorinformationiscorrect.Dothefollowing:

    1.Right-clickonthedesktop,andclickScreenresolution.

    Note:Ifyourcomputercannotdetecttheexternalmonitor,clicktheDetectbutton.

    2.Clicktheiconforthedesiredmonitor(theMonitor-2iconisfortheexternalmonitor).

    3.ClickAdvancedSettings.

    4.ClicktheAdaptertab.

    5.Makesurethatthecorrectdevicedrivernameisshownintheadapterinformationwindow.

    Note:Thedevicedrivernamedependsonthevideochipthathasbeeninstalledonyourcomputer.

    6.ClickOK.

    Iftheinformationisincorrect,reinstallthedevicedriver.

    –Checkthemonitortypeand,ifnecessary,updatethedriverbydoingthefollowing:

    1.Connecttheexternalmonitortothemonitorconnector,andthenconnectthemonitortoan

    electricaloutlet.

    2.Turnontheexternalmonitorandthecomputer.

    3.Right-clickonthedesktop,andclickScreenresolution.

    Note:Ifyourcomputercannotdetecttheexternalmonitor,clicktheDetectbutton.

    4.Clicktheiconforthedesiredmonitor(theMonitor-2iconisfortheexternalmonitor).

    5.ClickAdvancedSettings.

    6.ClicktheMonitortab.Checkthemonitorinformationwindowtomakesurethatthemonitortype

    iscorrect.Ifitis,clickOKtoclosethewindow;otherwisedothefollowing.

    7.Ifmorethanonemonitortypeisdisplayed,selectGenericPnPMonitororGenericNon-PnP

    Monitor.

    8.ClickProperties.Ifyouarepromptedforanadministratorpasswordorconrmation,typethe

    passwordorprovideconrmation.

    9.ClicktheDrivertab.

    10.ClickUpdateDriver.

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    11.ClickBrowsemycomputerfordriversoftware,andthenclickLetmepickfromalistof

    devicedriversonmycomputer.

    12.CleartheShowcompatiblehardwarecheckbox.

    13.Selectyourmonitormanufacturerandmodel.

    14.Afterupdatingthedriver,clickClose.

    15.SetResolution.

    Note:Tochangethecolorsettings,selecttheMonitortab,thensetColors.

    16.ClickOK.

    •Problem:Thescreenisunreadableordistorted.

    Solution:Makesurethat:

    –Themonitorinformationiscorrectandtheappropriatemonitortypeisselected.Refertothesolution

    totheaboveproblem.

    –Makesurethatanappropriaterefreshrateisselectedbydoingthefollowing:

    1.Connecttheexternalmonitortothemonitorconnector,andthenconnectthemonitortoan

    electricaloutlet.

    2.Turnontheexternalmonitorandthecomputer.

    3.Right-clickonthedesktop,andclickScreenresolution.

    Note:Ifyourcomputercannotdetecttheexternalmonitor,clicktheDetectbutton.

    4.Clicktheiconforthedesiredmonitor(theMonitor-2iconisfortheexternalmonitor).

    5.ClickAdvancedSettings.

    6.ClicktheMonitortab.

    7.Selectthecorrectscreenrefreshrate.

    •Problem:Wrongcharactersaredisplayedonthescreen.

    Solution:Didyoufollowthecorrectprocedurewheninstallingtheoperatingsystemorprogram?Ifyou

    did,havetheexternalmonitorserviced.

    •Problem:TheExtenddesktopfunctiondoesnotwork.

    Solution:EnabletheExtenddesktopfunctionbydoingthefollowing:

    1.Connecttheexternalmonitortothemonitorconnector,andthenconnectthemonitortoanelectrical

    outlet.

    2.Turnontheexternalmonitorandthecomputer.

    3.Right-clickonthedesktop,andclickScreenresolution.

    4.ClicktheMonitor-2icon.

    5.SelectExtendthesedisplaysformultipledisplays.

    6.ClicktheMonitor-1icon(fortheprimarydisplay,thecomputerdisplay).

    7.Settheresolutionfortheprimarydisplay.

    8.ClicktheMonitor-2icon(fortheexternalmonitor).

    9.Setthescreenresolutionforthesecondarydisplay.

    10.Settherelativepositionofeachmonitorbydraggingitsicon.Youcansetthemonitorsinanyrelative

    position,buttheiconsmusttoucheachother.

    11.ClickOKtoapplythechanges.

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    Note:Tochangethecolorsettings,right-clickonthedesktop,andclickScreenresolution.Click

    AdvancedSettings,selecttheMonitortab,thensetColors.

    •Problem:IfyouusetheExtenddesktopfunction,youcannotsetahigherresolutionorhigherrefresh

    rateonthesecondarydisplay.

    Solution:Changetheresolutionandthecolordepthtolowersettingsfortheprimarydisplay.Refer

    tothesolutiontotheaboveproblem.

    •Problem:Displayswitchingdoesnotwork.

    Solution:IfyouusetheExtenddesktopfunction,disableit,andchangethedisplayoutputlocation.If

    aDVDmovieoravideoclipisplaying,stoptheplayback,closetheprogram,andthenchangethe

    displayoutputlocation.

    •Problem:Thescreenpositionontheexternalmonitorisincorrectwhenthatmonitorissetforahigh

    resolution.

    Solution:Sometimes,whenyouuseahighresolutionsuchas1600x1200,theimageisshiftedtoleftor

    rightonthescreen.Tocorrectthis,rstmakesurethatyourexternalmonitorsupportsthedisplaymode

    (theresolutionandtherefreshrate)thatyouhaveset.Ifitdoesnot,setadisplaymodethatthemonitor

    supports.Ifitdoessupportthedisplaymodeyouhaveset,gotothesetupmenuforthemonitoritself

    andadjustthesettingsthere.Usuallytheexternalmonitorhasbuttonsforaccesstothesetupmenu.For

    details,seethedocumentationthatcomeswiththemonitor.

    Audioproblems

    •Problem:WaveorMIDIsounddoesnotplaycorrectly.

    Solution:Makesurethatthebuilt-inaudiodeviceisconguredcorrectly.

    1.GotoControlPanel.

    2.ClickHardwareandSound.

    3.UnderDevicesandPrinters,clickDeviceManager.Ifyouarepromptedforanadministrator

    passwordorconrmation,typethepasswordorprovideconrmation.

    4.Double-clickSound,videoandgamecontrollers.

    5.MakesurethattheRealtekHDAudiodriverisenabledandconguredcorrectly.

    •Problem:Recordingsmadeusingthemicrophoneinputarenotloudenough.

    Solution:MakesurethattheMicrophoneBoostfunctionisturnedonandsetbydoingthefollowing:

    1.GotoControlPanel.

    2.ClickHardwareandSound.

    3.ClickSound.

    4.ClicktheRecordingtabintheSoundwindow.

    5.SelectMicrophone,andclickthePropertiesbutton.

    6.ClicktheLevelstab,andmovetheMicrophoneBoostsliderupwards.

    7.ClickOK.

    Note:Fordetailsaboutcontrollingvolume,refertoyourWindowsonlinehelp.

    •Problem:Avolumeorbalanceslidercannotbemoved.

    Solution:Theslidermightbegrayedout.Thismeansthatitspositionisxedbythehardwareand

    cannotbechanged.

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    •Problem:Thevolumeslidersdonotstayinplacewhensomeaudioprogramsareused.

    Solution:Itisnormalforthesliderstochangepositionwhencertainsoundprogramsareused.The

    programsareawareofthesettingsintheVolumeMixerwindowandareallowedtochangethesettings

    themselves.AnexampleistheWindowsMediaPlayer.Usuallytheprogramhasslidersavailableto

    controlthesoundfromwithintheprogram.

    •Problem:Thebalanceslidercannotcompletelymuteonechannel.

    Solution:Thecontrolisdesignedtocompensateforminordifferencesinbalanceanddoesnot

    completelymuteeitherchannel.

    •Problem:ThereisnovolumecontrolforMIDIsoundintheVolumeMixerwindow.

    Solution:Usethehardwarevolumecontrol.Thisisbecausethebuilt-insynthesizersoftwaredoes

    notsupportthecontrol.

    •Problem:ThesoundcannotbeturnedoffcompletelyevenifyousettheVolumeMixeratminimum.

    Solution:YoustillcanhearsomesoundeventhoughyouhavesettheVolumeMixeratminimum.Toturn

    offthesoundcompletely,gototheVolumeMixerbyclickingthespeakericoninthetaskbar,thenclick

    Mixer.ClicktheMutespeakericon.

    •Problem:Whenyouconnectaheadphonetoyourcomputerwhileplayingsound,aspeakerdoesnot

    producesound.

    Solution:Oncetheheadphoneisattached,thestreamingisautomaticallyredirectedtoit.Ifyouwantto

    listentosoundfromthespeakersagain,besuretosetthosespeakersasthedefaultdevice.Fordetails,

    refertothehelpinformationsystemforRealtekHDAudio.

    Batteryandpowerproblems

    Thistopiccontainsinstructionsontroubleshootingbatteryandpowerproblems.

    Batteryproblems

    •Problem:Thebatterypackcannotbefullychargedinthestandardchargetimewhenthecomputeris

    poweredoff.

    Solution:Thebatterypackmightbeover-discharged.Dothefollowing:

    1.Turnoffthecomputer.

    2.Makesurethattheover-dischargedbatterypackisinthecomputer.

    3.Connecttheacpoweradaptertothecomputerandletitcharge.

    Ifaquickchargerisavailable,useittochargetheover-dischargedbatterypack.

    Ifthebatterypackcannotbefullychargedin24hours,useanewbatterypack.

    •Problem:Yourcomputershutsdownbeforethebatterystatusindicatorshowsempty,oryourcomputer

    operatesafterthebatterystatusindicatorshowsempty.

    Solution:Dischargeandrechargethebatterypack.

    •Problem:Theoperatingtimeforafullychargedbatterypackisshort.

    Solution:Dischargeandrechargethebatterypack.Ifyourbatteryoperatingtimeisstillshort,usea

    newbatterypack.

    •Problem:Thecomputerdoesnotoperatewithafullychargedbatterypack.

    Solution:Thesurgeprotectorinthebatterypackmightbeactive.Turnoffthecomputerforoneminuteto

    resettheprotector;thenturnonthecomputeragain.

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    •Problem:Thebatterypackcannotbecharged.

    Solution:Youcannotchargethebatterywhenitistoohot.Ifthebatteryfeelshot,removeitfromthe

    computerandallowittocooltoroomtemperature.Afteritcools,reinstallitandrechargethebattery.Ifit

    stillcannotbecharged,haveitserviced.

    Anacpoweradapterproblem

    Problem:Theacpoweradapterisconnectedtothecomputerandtheworkingelectricaloutlet,butthe

    poweradapter(powerplug)iconisnotdisplayedonthetaskbar.Alsotheacpowerindicatordoesnot

    lightup.

    Solution:Dothefollowing:

    1.Makesurethattheconnectionoftheacpoweradapteriscorrect.Forinstructionsonconnectingtheac

    poweradapter,seeSafety,Warranty,andSetupGuidethatcomeswithyourcomputer.

    2.Iftheconnectionoftheacpoweradapteriscorrect,turnoffthecomputer,thendisconnecttheacpower

    adapterandremovethemainbattery.

    3.Reinstallthebatteryandreconnecttheacpoweradapter,thenturnonthecomputer.

    4.Ifthepoweradaptericonstillisnotdisplayedonthetaskbarandtheacpowerindicatordoesnotlight

    up,havetheacpoweradapterandyourcomputerserviced.

    Note:IfyouareusingtheWindows7operatingsystem,todisplaythepoweradapter(powerplug)icon,click

    ShowhiddeniconsintheWindowsnoticationarea.

    Powerproblems

    Printtheseinstructionsnowandkeepitwithyourcomputerforreferencelater.

    Ifyourcomputerisgettingnopoweratall,checkthefollowingitems:

    1.Verifythepowerbutton.Referto“Systemstatusindicators”onpage6.Thepowerbuttonislit

    wheneverthecomputerison.

    2.Checkallpowerconnections.Removeanypowerstripsandsurgeprotectorstoconnecttheacpower

    adapterdirectlytotheacpoweroutlet.

    3.Inspecttheacpoweradapter.Checkforanyphysicaldamage,andmakesurethatthepowercableis

    rmlyattachedtotheadapterbrickandthecomputer.

    4.Verifytheacpowersourceisworkingbyattachinganotherdevicetotheoutlet.

    5.Removealldevicesandthentestforsystempowerwithminimaldevicesattached.

    a.Disconnecttheacpoweradapterandallcablesfromthecomputer.

    b.Closethecomputerdisplay,andturnthecomputerover.

    c.Removethebattery.Referto“Replacingthebattery”onpage59.

    d.Removethememorymodule.Referto“Replacingamemorymodule”onpage66.

    e.RemovethePCIExpressMiniCard.Referto“ReplacingaPCIExpressMiniCardforwireless

    LANconnection”onpage64.

    f.Removetheharddiskdrive.Referto“Replacingtheharddiskdrive”onpage61.

    g.Waitfor30seconds,andthenreinstallthememorymoduleandtheknowngoodbatteryortheac

    poweradaptertotestthecomputerwithminimaldevicesattachedrst.

    h.Reinstalleachdeviceoneatatimethatyouhaveremovedintheearliersteps.

    Ifyourcomputerdoesnotrunonbatterypower,checkthefollowingitems:

    1.Removeandreseatthebatterytomakesurethatitisproperlyconnected.Referto“Replacingthe

    battery”onpage59.

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    2.Swapbatterieswithanothersimilarmodel,ifavailable.

    IfanothersimilarThinkPadmodelisavailable,thenverifythatthebatterypackworksintheother

    computerandthatthebatterypackfortheothermodelworksinthiscomputer.

    3.Verifythebattery-statusindicator.Referto“Powerstatusindicator”onpage7.

    Apowerbuttonproblem

    Problem:Thesystemdoesnotrespond,andyoucannotturnoffthecomputer.

    Solution:Turnoffthecomputerbypressingandholdingthepowerbuttonfor4secondsormore.Ifthe

    systemisstillnotreset,removetheacpoweradapterandthebattery.

    Bootproblems

    Printtheseinstructionsnowandkeepthemwithyourcomputerforreferencelater.

    Ifyoureceiveanerrormessagebeforetheoperatingsystemloads,followtheappropriatecorrectiveactions

    forPOSTerrormessages.

    Ifyoureceiveanerrormessagewhiletheoperatingsystemisloadingthedesktopcongurationafterthe

    POSTiscompleted,checkthefollowingitems:

    1.GototheLenovoSupportWebsiteathttp://www.lenovo.com/supportandsearchfortheerrormessage.

    2.GototheMicrosoftKnowledgeBasehomepageathttp://support.microsoft.com/andsearchforthe

    errormessage.

    Sleepandhibernationproblems

    •Problem:Thecomputerenterssleepmodeunexpectedly.

    Solution:Ifthemicroprocessoroverheats,thecomputerautomaticallyenterssleepmodetoallowthe

    computertocoolandtoprotectthemicroprocessorandotherinternalcomponents.Checkthesettings

    forsleepmode.

    •Problem:Thecomputerenterssleepmodeimmediatelyafterthepower-onself-test.

    Solution:Makesurethat:

    –Thebatteryischarged.

    –Theoperatingtemperatureiswithintheacceptablerange.Referto“Operatingenvironment”onpage

    12

    .

    Ifthebatteryischargedandthetemperatureiswithinrange,havethecomputerserviced.

    •Problem:Acriticallow-batteryerroroccurs,andthecomputerimmediatelyturnsoff.

    Solution:Thebatterypowerisgettinglow.Connecttheacpoweradaptertothecomputerandplugit

    intoanelectricaloutlet,orreplacethebatterywithachargedone.

    •Problem:ThecomputerdisplayremainsblankafteryoupressFntoreturnfromsleepmode.

    Solution:Checkwhetheranexternalmonitorwasdisconnectedorturnedoffwhilethecomputerwas

    insleepmode.Ifyoudisconnectedorturnedofftheexternalmonitor,connectitorturnitonbefore

    resumingthecomputerfromthesleepmode.Whenresumingthecomputerfromthesleepmode

    withoutattachingtheexternalmonitororturningiton,andthecomputerdisplayremainsblank,press

    F6tobringupthecomputerdisplay.

    •Problem:Thecomputerdoesnotreturnfromsleepmode,orthesystemstatusindicator(illuminated

    ThinkPadlogo)blinksslowlyandthecomputerdoesnotwork.

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    Solution:Ifthesystemdoesnotreturnfromsleepmode,itmighthaveenteredsleeporhibernation

    modeautomaticallybecausethebatteryisdepleted.Checkthesystemstatusindicator(illuminated

    ThinkPadlogo).

    –Ifthesystemstatusindicator(illuminatedThinkPadlogo)blinksslowly,yourcomputerisinsleepmode.

    Connecttheacpoweradaptertothecomputer;thenpressFn.

    –Ifthesystemstatusindicator(illuminatedThinkPadlogo)isoff,yourcomputerisinpower-offstateor

    inhibernationmode.Connecttheacpoweradaptertothecomputer;thenpressthepowerbutton

    toresumeoperation.

    Ifthesystemstilldoesnotreturnfromsleepmode,yoursystemmightstoprespondingandyoumightnot

    beabletoturnoffthecomputer.Inthiscase,youneedtoresetthecomputer.Ifyouhavenotsavedyour

    data,itmightbelost.Toresetthecomputer,pressandholdthepowerbuttonfor4secondsormore.If

    thesystemisstillnotreset,removetheacpoweradapterandthebattery.

    •Problem:Yourcomputerdoesnotentersleeporhibernationmode.

    Solution:Checkwhetheranyoptionhasbeenselectedtodisableyourcomputerfromenteringsleep

    orhibernationmode.

    Ifyourcomputertriestoentersleepmodebuttherequestisrejected,thedeviceattachedtotheUSB

    connectormighthavebeendisabled.Ifthisoccurs,doahot-unplug-and-plugoperationfortheUSB

    device.

    •Problem:Thebatterydischargesslightlywhilethecomputerisinhibernationmode.

    Solution:Ifthewakeupfunctionisenabled,thecomputerconsumesasmallamountofpower.Thisisnot

    adefect.Fordetails,referto“Power-savingmodes”onpage26

    .

    Problemswithdrivesandotherstoragedevices

    Thissectionincludesharddiskdriveproblems.

    Harddiskdriveproblems

    •Problem:Theharddiskdrivemakesarattlingnoiseintermittently.

    Solution:Therattlingnoisemightbeheard:

    –Whentheharddiskdrivebeginsornishesgettingaccesstodata.

    –Whenyoucarrytheharddiskdrive.

    –Whenyoucarryyourcomputer.

    Thisisanormalcharacteristicofaharddiskdriveandisnotadefect.

    •Problem:Theharddiskdrivedoesnotwork.

    Solution:OntheBootmenuofThinkPadSetup,makesurethattheharddiskdriveisontheBootpriority

    orderlist.IfitisontheExcludedfrombootorderlist,itisdisabled.Selecttheentryforitonthelistand

    presstheShift+1key.ThismovestheentrytotheBootpriorityorderlist.

    •Problem:Aftersettingaharddiskpasswordontheharddiskdriveofthecomputer,youmovedthedrive

    toanothercomputer.Nowyoucannotunlocktheharddiskpassword.

    Solution:Yourcomputersupportsanenhancedpasswordalgorithm.Computersolderthanyoursmight

    notsupportsuchasecurityfunction.

    Asoftwareproblem

    Problem:Aprogramdoesnotruncorrectly.

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    Solution:Makesurethattheproblemisnotbeingcausedbytheprogram.

    Checkthatyourcomputerhastheminimumrequiredmemorytoruntheprogram.Refertothemanuals

    suppliedwiththeprogram.

    Checkthefollowing:

    •Theprogramisdesignedtooperatewithyouroperatingsystem.

    •Otherprogramsruncorrectlyonyourcomputer.

    •Thenecessarydevicedriversareinstalled.

    •Theprogramworkswhenitisrunonsomeothercomputer.

    Ifanerrormessageisdisplayedwhileyouareusingtheprogram,refertothemanualssuppliedwiththe

    program.

    Iftheprogramstilldoesnotruncorrectly,contactyourplaceofpurchaseoraservicerepresentativeforhelp.

    AUSBproblem

    Problem:AdeviceconnectedtotheUSBconnectordoesnotwork.

    Solution:OpentheDeviceManagerwindow.MakesurethattheUSBdevicesetupiscorrect,andthatthe

    assignmentofcomputerresourceandtheinstallationofthedevicedriverarecorrect.GotoControlPanel

    andclickHardwareandSound➙DeviceManager.Ifyouarepromptedforanadministratorpasswordor

    conrmation,typethepasswordorprovideconrmation.

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    Chapter10.Gettingsupport

    ThischapterprovidesinformationaboutgettinghelpandsupportfromLenovo.

    •“BeforeyoucontactLenovo”onpage119

    •“Gettinghelpandservice”onpage120

    •“Purchasingadditionalservices”onpage122

    BeforeyoucontactLenovo

    Often,youcansolveyourcomputerproblemsbyreferringtotheinformationintheexplanationsoferror

    codes,runningdiagnosticprograms,orbyconsultingtheLenovoWebsite.

    Registeringyourcomputer

    IfyourcomputerisinstalledwiththeWindows7operatingsystem,registeryourcomputerwithLenovoat

    http://www.lenovo.com/register.Formoreinformation,see“Registeringyourcomputer”onpage17.

    IfyoursystemisinstalledwiththeWindows8operatingsystem,clickLenovoSupportfromtheStartscreen.

    ClickRegistration.Thenfollowonscreeninstructions.

    Downloadingsystemupdates

    Downloadingupdatedsoftwaremightresolveproblemsyouexperiencewithyourcomputer.

    Todownloadupdatedsoftware,gotothefollowingWebsiteandfollowtheinstructionsonthescreen:

    http://www.lenovo.com/support

    Recordinginformation

    BeforeyoutalktoaLenovorepresentative,recordthefollowingimportantinformationaboutyourcomputer.

    Recordingproblemsymptomsanddetails

    Collecttheanswerstothequestionsbelowbeforeyoucallforhelp.Then,youwillbeabletogethelp

    asquicklyaspossible.

    •Whatistheproblem?Isitcontinuousorintermittent?

    •Isthereanerrormessage?Whatistheerrorcode,ifany?

    •Whatoperatingsystemareyouusing?Whichversion?

    •Whichsoftwareprogramswererunningatthetimeoftheproblem?

    •Cantheproblembereproduced?Ifso,how?

    Recordingsysteminformation

    Theserialnumberlabelisonthebottomofyourcomputer.Recordthemachinetypeandtheserialnumber.

    •WhatisthenameofyourLenovoproduct?

    •Whatisthemachinetype?

    •Whatistheserialnumber?

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    Gettinghelpandservice

    Ifyouneedhelp,service,technicalassistance,orjustwantmoreinformationaboutLenovoproducts,you

    willndawidevarietyofsourcesavailablefromLenovotoassistyou.Thissectioncontainsinformation

    aboutwheretogoforadditionalinformationaboutLenovoandourproducts,whattodoifyouexperiencea

    problemwithyourcomputer,andwhomtocallforserviceshoulditbenecessary.

    Informationaboutyourcomputerandpreinstalledsoftware,ifany,isavailableinthedocumentationthat

    comeswithyourcomputer.Thatdocumentationincludesprintedbooks,onlinebooks,readmeles,and

    helples.Inaddition,informationaboutLenovoproductsisavailableontheWorldWideWeb.

    MicrosoftServicePacksarethelatestsoftwaresourceforWindowsproductupdates.Theyareavailable

    throughWebdownload(connectionchargesmightapply)orthroughdisc.Formorespecicinformationand

    links,gotohttp://www.microsoft.com.Lenovoofferstechnicalassistancewithinstallationof,orquestions

    relatedto,ServicePacksforyourLenovo-preloadedMicrosoftWindowsproduct.Forinformation,contact

    theCustomerSupportCenter.

    Usingdiagnosticprograms

    Manycomputerproblemscanbesolvedwithoutoutsideassistance.Ifyouexperienceaproblemwithyour

    computer,therstplacetostartisthetroubleshootinginformationofyourcomputerdocumentation.Ifyou

    suspectasoftwareproblem,seethedocumentation,includingreadmelesandhelpinformationsystems,

    thatcomeswiththeoperatingsystemorapplicationprogram.

    ThinkPadnotebookcomputerscomewithasetofdiagnosticprogramsthatyoucanusetohelpyouidentify

    hardwareproblems.See“Diagnosingproblems”onpage101forinstructionsonusingthediagnostic

    programs.

    Thetroubleshootinginformationorthediagnosticprogramsmighttellyouthatyouneedadditionalor

    updateddevicedriversorothersoftware.Youcangetthelatesttechnicalinformationanddownloaddevice

    driversandupdatesfromtheLenovoWebsiteat:

    http://www.lenovo.com/support

    LenovoSupportWebsite

    TechnicalsupportinformationisavailableontheLenovoSupportWebsiteat:

    http://www.lenovo.com/support

    ThisWebsiteisupdatedwiththelatestsupportinformationsuchasthefollowing:

    •Driversandsoftware

    •Diagnosticsolutions

    •Productandservicewarranty

    •Productandpartsdetails

    •Userguidesandmanuals

    •Knowledgebaseandfrequentlyaskedquestions

    CallingLenovo

    Ifyouhavetriedtocorrecttheproblemyourselfandstillneedhelp,duringthewarrantyperiod,youcan

    gethelpandinformationbytelephonethroughtheCustomerSupportCenter.Thefollowingservicesare

    availableduringthewarrantyperiod:

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    •Problemdetermination-Trainedpersonnelareavailabletoassistyouwithdeterminingifyouhavea

    hardwareproblemanddecidingwhatactionisnecessarytoxtheproblem.

    •Lenovohardwarerepair-IftheproblemisdeterminedtobecausedbyLenovohardwareunderwarranty,

    trainedservicepersonnelareavailabletoprovidetheapplicablelevelofservice.

    •Engineeringchangemanagement-Occasionally,theremightbechangesthatarerequiredafteraproduct

    hasbeensold.Lenovooryourreseller,ifauthorizedbyLenovo,willmakeselectedEngineeringChanges

    (ECs)thatapplytoyourhardwareavailable.

    Thefollowingitemsarenotcovered:

    •ReplacementoruseofpartsnotmanufacturedfororbyLenovoornonwarrantedparts

    Note:Allwarrantedpartscontaina7-characteridenticationintheformatFRUXXXXXXXora

    10-characteridenticationintheformatFRUXXXXXXXXXX.

    •Identicationofsoftwareproblemsources

    •CongurationofUEFIBIOSaspartofaninstallationorupgrade

    •Changes,modications,orupgradestodevicedrivers

    •Installationandmaintenanceofnetworkoperatingsystems(NOS)

    •Installationandmaintenanceofapplicationprograms

    ForthetermsandconditionsoftheLenovoLimitedWarrantythatappliestoyourLenovohardwareproduct,

    see“Warrantyinformation”intheSafety,Warranty,andSetupGuidethatcomeswithyourcomputer.

    Ifpossible,benearyourcomputerwhenyoumakeyourcallincasethetechnicalassistancerepresentative

    needstohelpyouresolveacomputerproblem.Ensurethatyouhavedownloadedthemostcurrentdrivers

    andsystemupdates,rundiagnostics,andrecordedinformationbeforeyoucall.Whencallingfortechnical

    assistance,havethefollowinginformationavailable:

    •Machinetypeandmodel

    •Serialnumbersofyourcomputer,monitor,andothercomponents,oryourproofofpurchase

    •Descriptionoftheproblem

    •Exactwordingofanyerrormessages

    •Hardwareandsoftwarecongurationinformationforyoursystem

    Telephonenumbers

    ForalistoftheLenovoSupportphonenumbersforyourcountryorregion,goto

    http://www.lenovo.com/support/phoneorrefertotheSafety,Warranty,andSetupGuidethatcomeswith

    yourcomputer.

    Note:Phonenumbersaresubjecttochangewithoutnotice.Thelatestphonenumbersareavailableat

    http://www.lenovo.com/support/phone.Ifthenumberforyourcountryorregionisnotprovided,contact

    yourLenovoresellerorLenovomarketingrepresentative.

    FindingThinkPadoptions

    Ifyouwanttoexpandthecapabilitiesofyourcomputer,Lenovohasanumberofhardwareaccessoriesand

    upgradestomeetyourneeds.Optionsincludememorymodules,storagedevices,networkcards,connector

    replicators,batteries,poweradapters,printers,scanners,keyboards,mice,andmore.

    YoucanshopatLenovo24hoursaday,7daysaweekdirectlyovertheWorldWideWeb.Allyouneedisan

    Internetconnectionandacreditcard.

    ToshopatLenovo,goto:

    http://www.lenovo.com/accessories/services/index.html

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    Purchasingadditionalservices

    Duringandafterthewarrantyperiod,youcanpurchaseadditionalservices,suchassupportforLenovo

    andnon-Lenovohardware,operatingsystems,andapplicationprograms;networksetupandconguration

    services;upgradedorextendedhardwarerepairservices;andcustominstallationsservices.Service

    availabilityandservicenamemightvarybycountry.

    Formoreinformationabouttheseservices,goto:

    http://www.lenovo.com/accessories/services/index.html

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    AppendixA.Regulatoryinformation

    Wirelessrelatedinformation

    Wirelessinteroperability

    WirelessLANPCIExpressMiniCardisdesignedtobeinteroperablewithanywirelessLANproductthat

    isbasedonDirectSequenceSpreadSpectrum(DSSS),ComplementaryCodeKeying(CCK),and/or

    OrthogonalFrequencyDivisionMultiplexing(OFDM)radiotechnology,andiscompliantto:

    •The802.11b/gStandard,802.11a/b/gor802.11ndraft2.0onWirelessLANs,asdenedandapprovedby

    theInstituteofElectricalandElectronicsEngineers.

    •TheWirelessFidelity(WiFi)certicationasdenedbytheWi-FiAlliance.

    YourBluetoothcardiscomplianttoBluetoothSpecication4.0asdenedbytheBluetoothSpecialInterest

    GroupSIG.Itsupportsthefollowingproles:

    •AdvancedAudioDistributionProle(A2DP)

    •Audio/VideoControlTransportProtocol(AVCTP)

    •Audio/VideoDistributionTransportProtocol(AVDTP)

    •A/VRemoteControlProle(AVRCP)

    •BasicImagingProle(BIP)

    •BasicPrintingProle(BPP)

    •Dial-UpNetworkingProle(DUN)

    •FileTransferProle(FTP)

    •GenericAccessProle(GAP)

    •GenericA/VDistributionProle(GAVDP)

    •HardcopyCableReplacementProle(HCRP)

    •HeadsetProle(HSP)

    •Hands-FreeProle(HFP)

    •HumanInterfaceDeviceProle(HID)

    •MessageAccessProle(MAP)

    •ObjectExchangeProtocol(OBEX)

    •ObjectPushProle(OPP)

    •PersonalAreaNetworkingProle(PAN)

    •PhoneBookAccessProle(PBAP)

    •ServiceDiscoveryProtocol(SDP)

    •SynchronizationProle(SYNC)

    •VideoDistributionProle(VDP)

    •GenericAttributeProle(GATT)

    •ProximityProle

    •FindMeProle

    •ImmediateAlertProle

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    •BatteryStatusProle

    Usageenvironmentandyourhealth

    Integratedwirelesscardsemitradiofrequencyelectromagneticenergylikeotherradiodevices.However,the

    levelofenergyemittedisfarmuchlessthantheelectromagneticenergyemittedbywirelessdeviceslike

    forexamplemobilephones.

    Duetothefactthatintegratedwirelesscardsoperatewithintheguidelinesfoundinradiofrequencysafety

    standardsandrecommendations,Lenovobelievestheyaresafeforusebyconsumers.Thesestandardsand

    recommendationsreecttheconsensusofthescienticcommunityandresultfromdeliberationsofpanels

    andcommitteesofscientistswhocontinuallyreviewandinterprettheextensiveresearchliterature.

    Insomesituationorenvironment,theuseofintegratedwirelesscardsmightberestrictedbytheproprietor

    ofthebuildingorresponsiblerepresentativesoftheorganization.Thesesituationsandareasmightfor

    exampleinclude:

    •Usingtheintegratedwirelesscardsonboardofairplanes,inhospitalsornearpetrolstations,blasting

    areas(withelectro-explosivedevices),medicalimplantsorbody-wornelectronicmedicaldevices,such

    aspacemakers.

    •Inanyotherenvironmentwheretheriskofinterferencetootherdevicesorservicesisperceivedor

    identiedasharmful.

    Ifyouareuncertainofthepolicythatappliestotheuseofwirelessdevicesinaspecicorganization(suchas

    airportorhospital),youareencouragedtoaskforauthorizationtouseintegratedwirelesscardspriorto

    turningonthecomputer.

    LocationoftheUltraConnectwirelessantennas

    ThinkPadnotebookcomputersfeatureanintegratedUltraConnect™wirelessantennasystembuiltintothe

    displayforoptimalreception,enablingwirelesscommunicationwhereveryouare.

    Therearetwotypesofantennalocations.Yourcomputercorrespondstooneofthefollowing:

    Antennalocation

    1WirelessLANantenna(main)

    2WirelessLANantenna(auxiliary)

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    Locatingwirelessregulatorynotices

    Formoreinformationaboutthewirelessregulatorynotices,refertotheRegulatoryNoticeshippedwithyour

    computer.

    IfyourcomputerisshippedwithouttheRegulatoryNotice,youcannditontheWebsiteat:

    http://www.lenovo.com/ThinkPadUserGuides

    Exportclassicationnotice

    ThisproductissubjecttotheUnitedStatesExportAdministrationRegulations(EAR)andhasanExport

    ClassicationControlNumber(ECCN)of4A994.b.Itcanbere-exportedexcepttoanyoftheembargoed

    countriesintheEARE1countrylist.

    Electronicemissionnotices

    ThefollowinginformationreferstotheThinkPadEdgeE145,machinetype20BC.

    FederalCommunicationsCommissionDeclarationofConformity

    ThisequipmenthasbeentestedandfoundtocomplywiththelimitsforaClassBdigitaldevice,pursuant

    toPart15oftheFCCRules.Theselimitsaredesignedtoprovidereasonableprotectionagainstharmful

    interferenceinaresidentialinstallation.Thisequipmentgenerates,uses,andcanradiateradiofrequency

    energyand,ifnotinstalledandusedinaccordancewiththeinstructions,maycauseharmfulinterference

    toradiocommunications.However,thereisnoguaranteethatinterferencewillnotoccurinaparticular

    installation.Ifthisequipmentdoescauseharmfulinterferencetoradioortelevisionreception,whichcanbe

    determinedbyturningtheequipmentoffandon,theuserisencouragedtotrytocorrecttheinterferenceby

    oneormoreofthefollowingmeasures:

    •Reorientorrelocatethereceivingantenna.

    •Increasetheseparationbetweentheequipmentandreceiver.

    •Connecttheequipmentintoanoutletonacircuitdifferentfromthattowhichthereceiverisconnected.

    •Consultanauthorizeddealerorservicerepresentativeforhelp.

    Lenovoisnotresponsibleforanyradioortelevisioninterferencecausedbyusingotherthanspeciedor

    recommendedcablesandconnectorsorbyunauthorizedchangesormodicationstothisequipment.

    Unauthorizedchangesormodicationscouldvoidtheuser'sauthoritytooperatetheequipment.

    ThisdevicecomplieswithPart15oftheFCCRules.Operationissubjecttothefollowingtwoconditions:(1)

    thisdevicemaynotcauseharmfulinterference,and(2)thisdevicemustacceptanyinterferencereceived,

    includinginterferencethatmaycauseundesiredoperation.

    ResponsibleParty:

    Lenovo(UnitedStates)Incorporated

    1009ThinkPlace-BuildingOne

    Morrisville,NC27560

    PhoneNumber:919-294-5900

    IndustryCanadaClassBemissioncompliancestatement

    ThisClassBdigitalapparatuscomplieswithCanadianICES-003.

    CetappareilnumériquedelaclasseBestconformeàlanormeNMB-003duCanada.

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    EuropeanUnion-CompliancetotheElectromagneticCompatibility

    Directive

    ThisproductisinconformitywiththeprotectionrequirementsofEUCouncilDirective2004/108/EConthe

    approximationofthelawsoftheMemberStatesrelatingtoelectromagneticcompatibility.Lenovocannot

    acceptresponsibilityforanyfailuretosatisfytheprotectionrequirementsresultingfromanon-recommended

    modicationoftheproduct,includingtheinstallationofoptioncardsfromothermanufacturers.

    ThisproducthasbeentestedandfoundtocomplywiththelimitsforClassBInformationTechnology

    EquipmentaccordingtoEuropeanStandardEN55022.ThelimitsforClassBequipmentwerederived

    fortypicalresidentialenvironmentstoprovidereasonableprotectionagainstinterferencewithlicensed

    communicationdevices.

    EUcontact:Lenovo,Einsteinova21,85101Bratislava,Slovakia

    GermanClassBcompliancestatement

    DeutschsprachigerEUHinweis:

    HinweisfürGerätederKlasseBEU-RichtliniezurElektromagnetischenVerträglichkeit

    DiesesProduktentsprichtdenSchutzanforderungenderEU-Richtlinie2004/108/EG(früher89/336/EWG)zur

    AngleichungderRechtsvorschriftenüberdieelektromagnetischeVerträglichkeitindenEU-Mitgliedsstaaten

    undhältdieGrenzwertederEN55022KlasseBein.

    Umdiesessicherzustellen,sinddieGerätewieindenHandbüchernbeschriebenzuinstallierenundzu

    betreiben.DesWeiterendürfenauchnurvonderLenovoempfohleneKabelangeschlossenwerden.

    LenovoübernimmtkeineVerantwortungfürdieEinhaltungderSchutzanforderungen,wenndasProdukt

    ohneZustimmungderLenovoverändertbzw.wennErweiterungskomponentenvonFremdherstellernohne

    EmpfehlungderLenovogesteckt/eingebautwerden.

    Deutschland:

    EinhaltungdesGesetzesüberdieelektromagnetischeVerträglichkeitvonBetriebsmitteln

    DiesesProduktentsprichtdem„GesetzüberdieelektromagnetischeVerträglichkeitvonBetriebsmitteln“

    EMVG(früher„GesetzüberdieelektromagnetischeVerträglichkeitvonGeräten“).DiesistdieUmsetzungder

    EU-Richtlinie2004/108/EG(früher89/336/EWG)inderBundesrepublikDeutschland.

    ZulassungsbescheinigunglautdemDeutschenGesetzüberdieelektromagnetischeVerträglichkeit

    vonBetriebsmitteln,EMVGvom20.Juli2007(früherGesetzüberdieelektromagnetische

    VerträglichkeitvonGeräten),bzw.derEMVEGRichtlinie2004/108/EC(früher89/336/EWG),für

    GerätederKlasseB.

    DiesesGerätistberechtigt,inÜbereinstimmungmitdemDeutschenEMVGdasEG-Konformitätszeichen

    -CE-zuführen.VerantwortlichfürdieKonformitätserklärungnachParagraf5desEMVGistdieLenovo

    (Deutschland)GmbH,Gropiusplatz10,D-70563Stuttgart.

    InformationeninHinsichtEMVGParagraf4Abs.(1)4:

    DasGeräterfülltdieSchutzanforderungennachEN55024undEN55022KlasseB.

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    KoreaClassBcompliancestatement

    JapanVCCIClassBcompliancestatement

    Japancompliancestatementforproductswhichconnecttothepower

    mainswithratedcurrentlessthanorequalto20Aperphase

    LenovoproductserviceinformationforTaiwan

    Eurasiancompliancemark

    AppendixA.Regulatoryinformation127

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    AppendixB.WEEEandrecyclingstatements

    Lenovoencouragesownersofinformationtechnologyequipmenttoresponsiblyrecycletheirequipment

    whenitisnolongerneeded.Lenovooffersavarietyofprogramsandservicestoassistequipmentownersin

    recyclingtheirITproducts.InformationonproductrecyclingofferingscanbefoundonLenovo'sInternetsite

    athttp://www.lenovo.com/social_responsibility/us/en/.

    ImportantWEEEinformation

    TheWEEEmarkingonLenovoproductsappliestocountrieswithWEEEande-wasteregulations(forexample,

    EuropeanDirective2002/96/EC,IndiaE-WasteManagement&HandlingRules,2011).Appliancesare

    labeledinaccordancewithlocalregulationsconcerningwasteelectricalandelectronicequipment(WEEE).

    Theseregulationsdeterminetheframeworkforthereturnandrecyclingofusedappliancesasapplicable

    withineachgeography.Thislabelisappliedtovariousproductstoindicatethattheproductisnottobe

    thrownaway,butratherputintheestablishedcollectionsystemsforreclaimingtheseendoflifeproducts.

    Usersofelectricalandelectronicequipment(EEE)withtheWEEEmarkingmustnotdisposeofendof

    lifeEEEasunsortedmunicipalwaste,butusethecollectionframeworkavailabletothemforthereturn,

    recycle,andrecoveryofWEEEandtominimizeanypotentialeffectsofEEEontheenvironmentand

    humanhealthduetothepresenceofhazardoussubstances.ForadditionalWEEEinformationgoto:

    http://www.lenovo.com/recycling

    Japanrecyclingstatements

    CollectingandrecyclingadisusedLenovocomputerormonitor

    IfyouareacompanyemployeeandneedtodisposeofaLenovocomputerormonitorthatistheproperty

    ofthecompany,youmustdosoinaccordancewiththeLawforPromotionofEffectiveUtilizationof

    Resources.Computersandmonitorsarecategorizedasindustrialwasteandshouldbeproperlydisposed

    ofbyanindustrialwastedisposalcontractorcertiedbyalocalgovernment.InaccordancewiththeLaw

    forPromotionofEffectiveUtilizationofResources,LenovoJapanprovides,throughitsPCCollectingand

    RecyclingServices,forthecollecting,reuse,andrecyclingofdisusedcomputersandmonitors.Fordetails,

    visittheLenovoWebsiteat:http://www.lenovo.com/services_warranty/jp/ja/recycle/pcrecycle/.

    PursuanttotheLawforPromotionofEffectiveUtilizationofResources,thecollectingandrecyclingof

    home-usedcomputersandmonitorsbythemanufacturerwasbegunonOctober1,2003.Thisservice

    isprovidedfreeofchargeforhome-usedcomputerssoldafterOctober1,2003.Fordetails,goto

    http://www.lenovo.com/services_warranty/jp/ja/recycle/personal/.

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    DisposingofLenovocomputercomponents

    SomeLenovocomputerproductssoldinJapanmayhavecomponentsthatcontainheavymetalsorother

    environmentalsensitivesubstances.Toproperlydisposeofdisusedcomponents,suchasaprintedcircuit

    boardordrive,usethemethodsdescribedaboveforcollectingandrecyclingadisusedcomputerormonitor.

    DisposingofdisusedlithiumbatteriesfromLenovocomputers

    Abutton-shapedlithiumbatteryisinstalledinsideofyourLenovocomputertoprovidepowertothe

    computerclockwhilethecomputerisoffordisconnectedfromthemainpowersource.Ifyouneedto

    replaceitwithanewone,contactyourplaceofpurchaseorcontactLenovoforservice.Ifyouneedto

    disposeofadisusedlithiumbattery,insulateitwithvinyltape,contactyourplaceofpurchaseoran

    industrial-waste-disposaloperator,andfollowtheirinstructions.Disposeofalithiumbattery,mustcomply

    withlocalordinancesandregulations.

    DisposingofadisusedbatterypackfromLenovonotebookcomputers

    YourLenovonotebookcomputerhasalithiumionbatterypackoranickelmetalhydridebatterypack.If

    youareacompanyemployeewhousesaLenovonotebookcomputerandneedtodisposeofabattery

    pack,contacttheproperpersoninLenovosales,service,ormarketing,andfollowthatperson'sinstructions.

    Youalsocanrefertotheinstructionsathttp://www.lenovo.com/jp/ja/environment/recycle/battery/.

    IfyouuseaLenovonotebookcomputerathomeandneedtodisposeofabatterypack,you

    mustcomplywithlocalordinancesandregulations.Youalsocanrefertotheinstructionsat

    http://www.lenovo.com/jp/ja/environment/recycle/battery/.

    RecyclinginformationforBrazil

    DeclaraçõesdeReciclagemnoBrasil

    DescartedeumProdutoLenovoForadeUso

    Equipamentoselétricoseeletrônicosnãodevemserdescartadosemlixocomum,masenviadosàpontosde

    coleta,autorizadospelofabricantedoprodutoparaquesejamencaminhadoseprocessadosporempresas

    especializadasnomanuseioderesíduosindustriais,devidamentecerticadaspelosorgãosambientais,de

    acordocomalegislaçãolocal.

    ALenovopossuiumcanalespecícoparaauxiliá-lonodescartedessesprodutos.Casovocêpossua

    umprodutoLenovoemsituaçãodedescarte,ligueparaonossoSACouencaminheume-mailpara:

    [email protected],informandoomodelo,númerodesérieecidade,amdeenviarmosasinstruções

    paraocorretodescartedoseuprodutoLenovo.

    BatteryrecyclinginformationfortheEuropeanUnion

    Notice:ThismarkappliesonlytocountrieswithintheEuropeanUnion(EU).

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    BatteriesorpackagingforbatteriesarelabeledinaccordancewithEuropeanDirective2006/66/EC

    concerningbatteriesandaccumulatorsandwastebatteriesandaccumulators.TheDirectivedeterminesthe

    frameworkforthereturnandrecyclingofusedbatteriesandaccumulatorsasapplicablethroughoutthe

    EuropeanUnion.Thislabelisappliedtovariousbatteriestoindicatethatthebatteryisnottobethrown

    away,butratherreclaimeduponendoflifeperthisDirective.

    InaccordancewiththeEuropeanDirective2006/66/EC,batteriesandaccumulatorsarelabeledtoindicate

    thattheyaretobecollectedseparatelyandrecycledatendoflife.Thelabelonthebatterymayalso

    includeachemicalsymbolforthemetalconcernedinthebattery(Pbforlead,Hgformercury,andCdfor

    cadmium).Usersofbatteriesandaccumulatorsmustnotdisposeofbatteriesandaccumulatorsasunsorted

    municipalwaste,butusethecollectionframeworkavailabletocustomersforthereturn,recycling,and

    treatmentofbatteriesandaccumulators.Customerparticipationisimportanttominimizeanypotential

    effectsofbatteriesandaccumulatorsontheenvironmentandhumanhealthduetothepotentialpresenceof

    hazardoussubstances.Forpropercollectionandtreatment,goto:

    http://www.lenovo.com/lenovo/environment

    BatteryrecyclinginformationforTaiwan

    BatteryrecyclinginformationfortheUnitedStatesandCanada

    RecyclinginformationforChina

    AppendixB.WEEEandrecyclingstatements131

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    AppendixC.RestrictionofHazardousSubstancesDirective

    (RoHS)

    EuropeanUnionRoHS

    LenovoproductssoldintheEuropeanUnion,onorafter3January2013meettherequirementsofDirective

    2011/65/EUontherestrictionoftheuseofcertainhazardoussubstancesinelectricalandelectronic

    equipment(“RoHSrecast”or“RoHS2”).

    FormoreinformationaboutLenovoprogressonRoHS,goto:

    http://www.lenovo.com/social_responsibility/us/en/RoHS_Communication.pdf

    ChinaRoHS

    TurkishRoHS

    TheLenovoproductmeetstherequirementsoftheRepublicofTurkeyDirectiveontheRestrictionoftheUse

    ofCertainHazardousSubstancesinElectricalandElectronicEquipment(EEE).

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    UkraineRoHS

    IndiaRoHS

    RoHScompliantasperE-Waste(Management&Handling)Rules,2011.

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    AppendixD.ENERGYSTARmodelinformation

    ENERGYSTAR

    ®

    isajointprogramoftheU.S.EnvironmentalProtectionAgencyandtheU.S.Department

    ofEnergyaimedatsavingmoneyandprotectingtheenvironmentthroughenergyefcientproductsand

    practices.

    LenovoisproudtoofferourcustomersproductswiththeENERGYSTARqualieddesignation.Lenovo

    computersofthefollowingmachinetypes,iftheENERGYSTARmarkisafxed,havebeendesignedand

    testedtoconformtotheENERGYSTARprogramrequirementsforcomputers.

    20BC

    ByusingENERGYSTARqualiedproductsandtakingadvantageofthepower-managementfeatures

    ofyourcomputer,youcanhelpreducetheconsumptionofelectricity.Reducedelectricalconsumption

    cancontributetopotentialnancialsavings,acleanerenvironment,andthereductionofgreenhousegas

    emissions.

    FormoreinformationaboutENERGYSTAR,goto:

    http://www.energystar.gov

    Lenovoencouragesyoutomakeefcientuseofenergyanintegralpartofyourday-to-dayoperations.To

    helpinthisendeavor,Lenovohaspresetthefollowingpower-managementfeaturestotakeeffectwhenyour

    computerhasbeeninactiveforaspeciedlengthoftime:

    Powerplan:EnergySaver(settingswhenpluggedintoacpower)

    •Turnoffthedisplay:After10minutes

    •Putthecomputerintosleep:After20minutes

    •Advancedpowersettings:

    –Turnoffharddisks:After15minutes

    –Hibernate:Never

    Toawakenyourcomputerfromsleepmode,presstheFnkeyonyourkeyboard.Formoreinformationabout

    thesesettings,seetheWindowsHelpandSupportinformationonyourcomputer.

    TheWakeonLANfunctionisenabledwhenyourLenovocomputerisshippedfromthefactory,andthe

    settingremainsvalidevenwhenthecomputerisinsleepmode.IfyoudonotneedtohaveWakeonLAN

    enabledwhileyourcomputerisinsleepmode,youcanreducethepowerconsumptionandprolongthe

    timeinsleepmode,bydisablingthesettingofWakeonLANforsleepmode.Todisablethesettingof

    WakeonLANforsleepmode,dothefollowing:

    1.GotoControlPanel.

    2.ClickHardwareandSound➙DeviceManager.

    3.IntheDeviceManagerwindow,expandNetworkadapters.

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    4.Right-clickyournetworkadapterdevice,andclickProperties.

    5.ClickthePowerManagementtab.

    6.CleartheAllowthisdevicetowakethecomputercheckbox.

    7.ClickOK.

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    AppendixE.Notices

    Lenovomaynotoffertheproducts,services,orfeaturesdiscussedinthisdocumentinallcountries.Consult

    yourlocalLenovorepresentativeforinformationontheproductsandservicescurrentlyavailableinyour

    area.AnyreferencetoaLenovoproduct,program,orserviceisnotintendedtostateorimplythatonlythat

    Lenovoproduct,program,orservicemaybeused.Anyfunctionallyequivalentproduct,program,orservice

    thatdoesnotinfringeanyLenovointellectualpropertyrightmaybeusedinstead.However,itistheuser's

    responsibilitytoevaluateandverifytheoperationofanyotherproduct,program,orservice.

    Lenovomayhavepatentsorpendingpatentapplicationscoveringsubjectmatterdescribedinthis

    document.Thefurnishingofthisdocumentdoesnotgiveyouanylicensetothesepatents.Youcansend

    licenseinquiries,inwriting,to:

    Lenovo(UnitedStates),Inc.

    1009ThinkPlace-BuildingOne

    Morrisville,NC27560

    U.S.A.

    Attention:LenovoDirectorofLicensing

    LENOVOPROVIDESTHISPUBLICATION“ASIS”WITHOUTWARRANTYOFANYKIND,EITHEREXPRESS

    ORIMPLIED,INCLUDING,BUTNOTLIMITEDTO,THEIMPLIEDWARRANTIESOFNON-INFRINGEMENT,

    MERCHANTABILITYORFITNESSFORAPARTICULARPURPOSE.Somejurisdictionsdonotallow

    disclaimerofexpressorimpliedwarrantiesincertaintransactions,therefore,thisstatementmaynotapply

    toyou.

    Thisinformationcouldincludetechnicalinaccuraciesortypographicalerrors.Changesareperiodically

    madetotheinformationherein;thesechangeswillbeincorporatedinneweditionsofthepublication.

    Lenovomaymakeimprovementsand/orchangesintheproduct(s)and/ortheprogram(s)describedinthis

    publicationatanytimewithoutnotice.

    Theproductsdescribedinthisdocumentarenotintendedforuseinimplantationorotherlifesupport

    applicationswheremalfunctionmayresultininjuryordeathtopersons.Theinformationcontainedinthis

    documentdoesnotaffectorchangeLenovoproductspecicationsorwarranties.Nothinginthisdocument

    shalloperateasanexpressorimpliedlicenseorindemnityundertheintellectualpropertyrightsofLenovo

    orthirdparties.Allinformationcontainedinthisdocumentwasobtainedinspecicenvironmentsandis

    presentedasanillustration.Theresultobtainedinotheroperatingenvironmentsmayvary.

    Lenovomayuseordistributeanyoftheinformationyousupplyinanywayitbelievesappropriatewithout

    incurringanyobligationtoyou.

    Anyreferencesinthispublicationtonon-LenovoWebsitesareprovidedforconvenienceonlyanddonotin

    anymannerserveasanendorsementofthoseWebsites.ThematerialsatthoseWebsitesarenotpartof

    thematerialsforthisLenovoproduct,anduseofthoseWebsitesisatyourownrisk.

    Anyperformancedatacontainedhereinwasdeterminedinacontrolledenvironment.Therefore,theresult

    obtainedinotheroperatingenvironmentsmayvarysignicantly.Somemeasurementsmayhavebeen

    madeondevelopment-levelsystemsandthereisnoguaranteethatthesemeasurementswillbethesame

    ongenerallyavailablesystems.Furthermore,somemeasurementsmayhavebeenestimatedthrough

    extrapolation.Actualresultsmayvary.Usersofthisdocumentshouldverifytheapplicabledatafortheir

    specicenvironment.

    ©CopyrightLenovo2013

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    Trademarks

    ThefollowingtermsaretrademarksofLenovointheUnitedStates,othercountries,orboth:

    Lenovo

    AccessConnections

    ActiveProtectionSystem

    RescueandRecovery

    ThinkPad

    ThinkVantage

    TrackPoint

    UltraConnect

    UltraNav

    Microsoft,Windows,andBitLockeraretrademarksoftheMicrosoftgroupofcompanies.

    AMDisthetrademarkortheregisteredtrademarkofAdvancedMicroDevices,Inc.

    Othercompany,product,andservicenamesmaybetrademarksorservicemarksofothers.

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