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IBM ThinkPad 380XD/385XD
IBM IBM ThinkPad 380XD/385XD Setup Guide
Notices First Edition (November 1997) References in this publication to IBM products, IBM might not be offering the products, services, or programs, or services do not imply that IBM intends to features discussed in this document in all countries, and make these available in all countries in which IBM the information is subject to change without notice. operates. Any reference to an IBM product, program, or Consult your local representative for information on the service is not intended to state
Contents Checking Your Items ....................................... 1 Setting Up Your Computer ................................... 5 Setting Up Windows 95 .................................... . 11 Registering Your Computer .................................. . 15 Shutting Down Windows 95 ................................. . 17 Getting More Information ................................... . 19 Copyright IBM Corp. 1997 iii
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Checking Your Items Welcome to the world of ThinkPad computers! First, remove the items from the shipping box. Match the items, one by one, with the following figures. If any item is missing or damaged, contact your place of purchase. Computer Battery Pack AC Adapter Power Cord Note: In some countries, a 3-pin power cord (different from the one shown) comes with your computer. In this case, make sure you read the electrical safety notice on page 3. Copyright IBM Corp. 1997 1
Recovery CD-ROM Package ThinkPad Manuals Setup Guide (this book) User's Guide Note: If your computer is not preloaded with Windows 95, the Recovery CD-ROM package does not come with the computer. ThinkPad Envelope Introducing Microsoft Windows 95, the Windows 95 user's guide (with a CD-ROM) This envelope contains: International Service Information International Program License Agreement booklet International Program License Agreement information sheet Multilingual License Information Other br
Electrical Safety Notice: If a 3-pin power cord came with your computer, you need to follow this safety notice. DANGER Electrical current from power, telephone, and communication cables is hazardous. To avoid shock hazard, connect and disconnect cables as shown below when installing, moving, or opening the covers of product or attached devices. The 3-pin power cord must be used with a properly grounded outlet. Note: In the U.K., by law: The telephone line cable must be connected after the powe
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Setting Up Your Computer You are now ready to assemble and start your computer. 2 Install the battery pack. a) Pull the battery-pack lock upward 1 . 1 Turn the computer upside down. DANGER 1 The battery pack provided with your computer contains a small amount of harmful substances. To avoid possible injury: Keep the battery pack away from fire. b) Install the battery pack as shown 2 , sliding the Do not expose the battery pack to battery-pack lock toward the rear of the water or rain. computer
c) Press the battery-pack lock downward 4 . 5 Connect the AC Adapter to the computer as shown. 4 1 3 2 3 Turn the computer over again. 4 Connect your printer. If you have a printer, open the connector cover of your computer, and connect the printer cable to the parallel port. Then turn the printer power on. 6 IBM ThinkPad 380XD/385XD Setup Guide
6 Open the liquid crystal display. 7 Turn the power on. a) Press the liquid crystal display (LCD) latches a) Push and release the power switch to turn the 1 and open the LCD 2 . computer 1 on. The power switch automatically snaps back to its original position. b) Position the LCD so that it is convenient for viewing. The LCD opens up to 135°. b) Adjust the brightness (for a TFT display model) and the contrast (for an HPA display model) of Attention the display with the brightness control or th
After a single beep, the “Regional Settings” window appears. Congratulations if you have the window successfully displayed! Move on to the following chapter, “Setting Up Windows 95.” If any other window appears, a failure might have occurred in the computer. See the ThinkPad User's Guide. If you do not know how to operate with the TrackPoint III, see the following information. 8 IBM ThinkPad 380XD/385XD Setup Guide
Using the TrackPoint III The TrackPoint III is a unique device for moving the pointer on the screen. The left and right click buttons function like the left and right click buttons on a mouse. So you can perform all the mouse operations with the TrackPoint III. To move the pointer, press gently on the red-topped stick at the center of the keyboard with your left or right index finger in the direction you want it to move. To select and drag an object, press and hold one of the click buttons with
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Setting Up Windows 95 Note: If the system stops while you are setting up Windows 95, turn the power off and then on again. The following window should be displayed on your screen: 3 Type your name (and company name, if necessary) in the fields. Then click on Next. The “License Agreement” window appears: 1 From the list, select the language you will be using. Then click on Next. The “Keyboard Layout” window appears. 2 From the list, select the keyboard you will be using. Then click on Next. The “
4 Read the contents of the window. If you accept the 6 Click on Finish to start Windows 95. Some agreement, click on I accept the agreement. Then messages might appear, and then the “Date/Time click on Next. The “Certificate of Authenticity” Properties” window appears: window appears: 5 Look at the cover page of Introducing Microsoft 7 Click on and select from the list the region Windows 95. On your “Certificate of Authenticity,” closest to your location. find the “Product ID” above the bar cod
8 Click on the tab for Date & Time and go to that page. Check that the date and time are correct. If not, adjust them. Click on Close. The first “Add Printer Wizard” window appears: 10 Look for your printer manufacturer in the Manufacturers list. If your manufacturer is listed: Note: If you do not have a printer, or want to set up a) Click on your printer manufacturer. a printer later, click on Cancel and skip the If your printer model is listed in the Printers list: remaining steps. The setup i
The third “Add Printer Wizard” window appears: 12 Type in a name you want for your printer, and click on Next. (You can use the name supplied.) The last “Add Printer Wizard” window appears. 13 Select Yes and click on Finish. A test page is printed. 14 Did the test page print correctly? Click on Yes if so. The Windows 95 desktop appears. Click on No if not. The “Windows Help” window appears. Follow this window and solve your printer problem. You can now start using your computer by reading the 11