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Lenovo 3000 J Series
Types 8453, 8454, 8455, 8456, 8457, 8458, 8459, 8460
Lenovo 3000 J Series
Note Before using this information and the product it supports, be sure to read the “Important safety information” on page v and Appendix D, “Notices,” on page 39. Third Edition (June 2006) © Copyright Lenovo 2006. Portions © Copyright International Business Machines Corporation 2005. All rights reserved. U.S. GOVERNMENT USERS – RESTRICTED RIGHTS: Our products and/or services are provided with RESTRICTED RIGHTS. Use, duplication or disclosure by the Government is subject to the GSA ADP
Contents Erasing a lost or forgotten password (clearing Important safety information . . . . . .v CMOS) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .21 Conditions that require immediate action . . . . .v Replacing the cover and connecting the cables . . .22 General safety guidelines . . . . . . . . . .vi Service . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .vi Power cords and power adapters . . . . . . vii Chapter 2. Using the Setup Utility . . .23 Extension cords and related devices . . . . . viii Starting
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Important safety information Note Please read important safety information first. This information can help you safely use your desktop or notebook personal computer. Follow and retain all information included with your computer. The information in this document does not alter the terms of your purchase agreement ™ or the Lenovo Statement of Limited Warranty. Customer safety is important. Our products are developed to be safe and effective. However, personal computers are electronic
speak to the Customer Support Center for further guidance. See “Information resources” on page xiii for more information. v Power cords, plugs, power adapters, extension cords, surge protectors, or power supplies that are cracked, broken or damaged. v Signs of overheating, smoke, sparks or fire. v Damage to a battery (such as cracks, dents, creases), discharge from a battery, or a buildup of foreign substances on the battery. v A cracking, hissing or popping sound, or strong odo
Danger Hazardous moving parts. Keep fingers and other body parts away. Attention Before replacing any CRUs, turn off the computer and wait three to five minutes to let the computer cool before opening the cover. Power cords and power adapters Use only the power cords and power adapters supplied by the product manufacturer. The power cords shall be safety approved. For Germany, it shall be H05VV-F, 3G, 2 0.75 mm , or better. For other countries, the suitable types shall be
Extension cords and related devices Ensure that extension cords, surge protectors, uninterruptible power supplies, and power strips that you use are rated to handle the electrical requirements of the product. Never overload these devices. If power strips are used, the load should not exceed the power strip input rating. Consult an electrician for more information if you have questions about power loads, power requirements, and input ratings. Plugs and outlets If a receptacle (power out
shorten the life of the battery and can also pose a safety hazard. Do not let rechargeable Lithium-Ion batteries completely discharge or store these batteries in a discharged state. Heat and product ventilation Computers generate heat when turned on and when batteries are charging. Notebook PCs can generate a significant amount of heat due to their compact size. Always follow these basic precautions: v Do not leave the base of your notebook computer in contact with your lap or any pa
v Do not bend or flex CD/DVD discs, or force them into the computer or their packaging v Check CD/DVD discs for cracks before each use. Do not use cracked or damaged discs Additional safety information Danger Electrical current from power, telephone, and communication cables is hazardous. To avoid a shock hazard: v Do not connect or disconnect any cables or perform installation, maintenance, or reconfiguration of this product during an electrical storm. v Connect all pow
Dispose of the battery as required by local ordinances or regulations. Modem safety information Caution To reduce the risk of fire, use only No. 26 AWG or larger telecommunication line cord. To reduce the risk of fire, electrical shock, or injury when using telephone equipment, always follow basic safety precautions, such as: v Never install telephone wiring during a lightning storm. v Never install telephone jacks in wet locations unless the jack is specifically designed f
Power supply statement Never remove the cover on a power supply or any part that has the following label attached. Hazardous voltage, current, and energy levels are present inside any component that has this label attached. There are no serviceable parts inside these components. If you suspect a problem with one of these parts, contact a service technician. xii User Guide
Overview Thank you for selecting a Lenovo computer. Your computer incorporates many of the latest advances in computer technology and can be upgraded as your needs change. Adding hardware options to your computer is an easy way to increase its capabilities. Instructions for installing external and internal options are included in this publication. When adding an option, use these instructions along with the instructions that come along with the option. Information resources The Quick
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Chapter 1. Installing options This chapter provides an introduction to the features and options that are available for your computer. You can expand the capabilities of your computer by adding memory, adapters, or drives. When installing an option, use these instructions along with the instructions that come with the option. Important Before you install or remove any option, read “Important safety information” on page v. These precautions and guidelines will help you work safe
Microprocessor ™ v AMD Athlon 64 ™ v AMD Sempron ® ® v Intel Pentium 4 processor with HyperThreading Technology v Intel Pentium D processor ® v Intel Celeron D processor v Internal cache (size varies by model type) Memory v Support for two double data rate (DDR) dual inline memory modules (DIMMs) (some models) v Support for four DDR2 DIMMs (some models) v 4 MB flash memory for system programs Internal drives v Diskette drive (some models) v Parallel Advance
v 9-pin serial connector v Six USB connectors (two on front panel and four on rear panel) v Standard mouse connector v Standard keyboard connector v Ethernet connector v VGA monitor connector v Three audio connectors (line in, line out, and microphone) on rear panel v Two audio connectors (microphone and headphone) on front panel Expansion v Three drive bays v Three low-profile 32-bit PCI adapter connectors v One low-profile accelerated graphics port (AGP) expan
1 Operating systems, certified or tested for compatibility (varies by model) ® v Linux v Microsoft Windows 2000 Available options The following are some available options: v External options – Parallel port devices, such as printers and external drives – Serial port devices, such as external modems and digital cameras – Audio devices, such as external speakers for the sound system – USB devices, such as printers, joysticks, and scanners – Security devices, such as a p