IBM ThinkPad i Series 1200 user manual

User manual for the device IBM ThinkPad i Series 1200

Device: IBM ThinkPad i Series 1200
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Date of adding : 2014-08-10 17:55:37
Number of pages: 162
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Note: Before using this information and the product it supports, be sure to read the general information under “Safety information” on page vii, and “Notices” on page 134. For ergonomics information, see the Online User's Guide. First Edition (March 2000) The following paragraph does not apply to the United Kingdom or any country where such provisions are inconsistent with local law: INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES CORPORATION PROVIDES THIS PUBLICATION "AS IS" WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY OF ANY KIND,

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Thank you for choosing an IBM ThinkPad i Series 1200/1300 computer We at IBM have developed this ThinkPad computer to meet both your technical requirements and your high expec- tations. To help us continue to build products that address your mobile computing needs, please take a moment to complete the ThinkPad Registration. ThinkPad ThinkPad ThinkPad ThinkPad ThinkPad ThinkPad ThinkPad ThinkPad ThinkPad ThinkPad ThinkPad ThinkPad ThinkPad ThinkPad  Copyright IBM Corporation 1999 iii

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Functional highlights Slim and compact design with core technology The slim and compact design of the ThinkPad i Series 1200/1300 brings ease-of-use and portability to your computing needs. High-speed processor The Intel high-speed processor enables high-speed data processing and provides advanced per- formance. Large-capacity hard disk drive The large-capacity hard disk drive can respond to a wide variety of your business demands. Large color LCD The large TFT (thin-film transistor) or HPA

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Functional highlights TrackPoint with Enhanced Controls Your computer has an enhanced TrackPoint function that enables you to make selections merely by pressing on the TrackPoint. A new center button, the Internet Scroll Bar, converts the TrackPoint into a scroll controlling device or a magnifying glass on the screen. For more information on using the TrackPoint, see “TrackPoint” on page 9. PC Card Support Your computer provides a PC Card slot that accepts a 16–bit PC Card, CardBus Card, or Zo

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About this book About this book This book contains information that will help you operate the IBM ThinkPad i Series 1200/1300 computer. Be sure to read the ThinkPad i Series 1200/1300 Setup Guide and Chapter 1 of this book before using the computer. Chapter 1. "Getting familiar with your computer," acquaints you with the basic features of your computer Chapter 3. Chapter 2. "Extending the "Protecting your computer," features of your computer," provides information on installing provides inform

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Safety information Safety information Electrical safety notice DANGER Electrical current from power, telephone, and communi- cation cables is hazardous. Reduce the risk of fire and electric shock by always following basic safety precau- tions, including the following: Ÿ Do not use your computer in or near water. Ÿ During electrical storms, do not connect the cable to or disconnect it from the telephone outlet on the wall. To avoid shock hazard, connect and disconnect cables as shown below whe

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Safety information DANGER Do not disassemble, incinerate, or short-circuit the rechargeable battery pack. Do not put it in trash that is disposed of in landfills. Dispose of it as required by local ordinances or regulations. In the United States, call IBM at 1-800-IBM-4333 for information on disposal. viii

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Safety information DANGER There is a danger of an explosion if the battery is incor- rectly replaced. The lithium battery (IBM P/N 02K6502 UL-recognized component [file no. MH12210]) contains lithium and can explode if it is not properly handled or disposed of. Replace only with a battery of the same type. Do not: (1) throw or immerse it into water, (2) allow it to heat to more than 100°C (212°F), or (3) attempt to repair or disassemble it. Dispose of it as required by local ordi- nances or re

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Safety information APPAREIL A LASER DE CLASSE 1 KLASS 1 LASER APPARAT The CD-ROM drive is certified in the U.S. to conform to the require- ments of the Department of Health and Human Services 21 Code of Federal Regulations (DHHS 21 CFR) Subchapter J for Class 1 laser products. In other countries, the drive is certified to conform to the require- ments of EN60825. CAUTION: Do not open the CD-ROM drive; no user adjustments or service- able parts are inside. Use of controls, adjustments, or the p

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Contents Thank you for choosing an IBM ThinkPad i Series 1200/1300 computer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . iii Functional highlights . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . iv About this book ............................. vi Safety information . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . vii Electrical safety notice ....................... vii Laser compliance statement .................... ix Getting familiar with your computer ...........

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Enabling the scrolling feature .................. 49 Enabling the magnifying glass .................. 50 Changing TrackPoint button assignments ........... 50 Increasing memory . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 52 Upgrading the hard disk drive ................... 56 Attaching an external mouse, keypad or keyboard ....... 58 Attaching an external mouse or numeric keypad ....... 58 Attaching an external keyboard and mouse .......... 60 Disabling the TrackPoint .................

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Printer problems . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 103 External monitor problems .................... 104 Other option problems ...................... 106 Software problems . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 107 Other problems . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 108 Recovering lost or damaged software ............... 109 Using the PC-Doctor program .................. 109 Using the ThinkPad Software Selections CD ......... 109 Using the Recovery CD

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Notice to European Users of the IBM ThinkPad Modem ... 142 Warning notice to New Zealand users of the IBM ThinkPad modem . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 142 Index . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 145 xiv

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Getting familiar with your computer This chapter provides basic information about your computer. Identifying the hardware features ................... 2 Front view of the computer ..................... 2 Rear view of the computer ..................... 4 Bottom view of the computer ................... 6 System status indicators ........................ 7 Distinctive functions of your computer ................ 9 Keyboard functions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 TrackPoint .

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Identifying the hardware features Front view of the computer 1 1 3 15 2 14 3 4 13 5 12 11 6 10 7 8 9 (1) The LCD latches release the LCD when pressed and allow it to be opened. (2) The color LCD screen displays computer output. (3) The indicator panel consists of the system-status indicators and their associated symbols. (4) The left and right internal speakers generate stereo sound. (5) The power switch turns the computer on and off. (6) The CD-ROM drive. (7) The manual-eject hole is used to

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Identifying the hardware features (12) The Internet Scroll Bar works with the TrackPoint (10) and func- tions as a scroll controlling device to easily scroll through Web pages or program windows. (13) The Fn key is used with the function keys to activate the Fn key functions. (14) The Easy Launch buttons are four customizable keys that allow you to run programs at a single press of a button. See “Easy Launch buttons Customization Utility” on page 33 for more infor- mation. (15) The built-in mi

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Identifying the hardware features Rear view of the computer 1 2 15 3 14 4 13 5 6 12 7 8 11 910 16 17 18 (1) The security keyhole is used with a mechanical lock. The power jack is where the AC Adapter cable is con- (2) nected. (3) The PS/2 mouse and keyboard connector is used to attach a mouse, external keyboard, or external numeric keypad to the com- puter. (4) The parallel connector is where you connect a parallel- printer signal cable. (5) The internal modem port is used for connecting

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Identifying the hardware features (10) The line-in jack, a ⅛inch (3.5mm) diameter jack, is where you connect an external audio device. (11) The microphone jack, a ⅛inch (3.5mm) diameter jack, is where you connect a self-powered stereo microphone. Note: Do not plug any device into the microphone jack except a microphone. (12) The two universal serial bus (USB) portsallow you to connect any device that conforms to the USB standard. (13) The PC Card slot accepts a PC Card. (14) The PC Card ejec

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Identifying the hardware features Bottom view of the computer 2 3 1 (1) The battery pack is a built-in power source for the computer. (2) The battery-pack latch locks or releases the battery pack. (3) The hard disk screw secures the hard disk drive. (4) The memory-slot cover covers the memory slot. The memory slot accepts a dual inline memory module (DIMM) option. Note: Base memory (32 MB or 64 MB) is internal and cannot be upgraded. 6 ThinkPad i Series 1200/1300 User's Reference


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