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Not es: Befor e using this information and the pr oduct it suppor ts, be sur e t o r ead and understand the following: • Safety, W arr anty, and Setup Guide • Regulat or y Notice • “Impor tant safety information” on page vi • Appendix D “Notices” on page 161 The Safety, W arr anty, and Setup Guide and the Regulat or y Notice have been uploaded t o the W eb sit e. T o r efer t o them, go t o http://w w w .lenovo.com/ThinkP adUserGuides and click User Guides & Manuals , then follow the instruction
Contents Read this first . . . . . . . . . . . . . . v P r esentations and multimedia . . . . . . . . . 39 Impor tant safety information . . . . . . . . . . vi Changing display settings . . . . . . . . 39 Conditions that r equir e immediat e action . . vii Using an e xt ernal monit or . . . . . . . . 39 Safety guidelines . . . . . . . . . . . . vii Using a pr oject or . . . . . . . . . . . . 41 Using the Ext end deskt op function . . . . . 41 Chapt er 1. P r oduct over view . . . . . . 1 Using a
Chapt er 6. Replacing devices . . . . . 67 Spills on the k eyboar d . . . . . . . . . . 126 S tatic electricity pr evention . . . . . . . . . . 67 Err or messages . . . . . . . . . . . . 126 Replacing the batt er y . . . . . . . . . . . . 67 Err ors without messages . . . . . . . . . 128 Replacing the SIM car d . . . . . . . . . . . 69 Beep err ors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 129 Replacing the k eyboar d . . . . . . . . . . . 70 Memor y module pr oblems . . . . . . . . 130 ThinkP ad Edge E431 .
Japan r ecycling stat ements . . . . . . . . . 155 Appendix D . Notices . . . . . . . . . 161 Recycling information for Br azil . . . . . . . . 156 T r ademarks . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 162 Batt er y r ecycling information for the Eur opean Union . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 156 Appendix E. Restriction of Hazar dous Substances Dir ective (RoHS) . . . . 163 Batt er y r ecycling information for T aiwan . . . . . 157 Eur opean Union RoHS . . . . . . . . . . . 163 Batt er y r ecycling
iv User Guide
Read this first Be sur e t o follow the impor tant tips given her e t o get the most use and enjoyment out of your comput er . F ailur e t o do so might lead t o discomfor t or injur y, or cause your comput er t o fail. P r ot ect yourself fr om the heat that your comput er gener at es. When your comput er is turned on or the batt er y is char ging, the base, the palm r est, and some other par ts may become hot. The t emper atur e they r each depends on the amount of syst em activity and the lev
P r ot ect your comput er and data when moving it. Befor e moving a comput er equipped with a har d disk drive, do one of the following, and mak e sur e that the power switch is off or is blinking: • T urn it off. • P ut it in sleep mode. • P ut it in hibernation mode. This will help t o pr event damage t o the comput er , and possible loss of data. Handle your comput er gently . Do not dr op, bump, scr atch, twist, hit, vibr at e, push, or place heav y objects on your comput er , display, or e
Conditions that r equir e immediat e action P r oducts can become damaged due t o misuse or neglect. Some pr oduct damage is serious enough that the pr oduct should not be used again until it has been inspect ed and, if necessar y, r epair ed by an authoriz ed ser vicer . As with any electr onic device, pay close att ention t o the pr oduct when it is turned on. On ver y r ar e occasions, you might notice an odor or see a puff of smok e or sparks vent fr om your pr oduct. Or you might hear sound
sur e that the power is turned off and that the pr oduct is unplugged fr om any power sour ce. If you have any questions or concerns, contact the Cust omer Suppor t Cent er . Although ther e ar e no moving par ts in your comput er aft er the power cor d has been disconnect ed, the following warnings ar e r equir ed for your safety . C A UTION: Hazar dous moving par ts. K eep fingers and other body par ts away . C A UTION: Befor e r eplacing any CRUs, turn off the comput er and wait thr ee t o fi
Ext ension cor ds and r elat ed devices Ensur e that e xt ension cor ds, sur ge pr ot ect ors, unint erruptible power supplies, and power strips that you use ar e r at ed t o handle the electrical r equir ements of the pr oduct. Never overload these devices. If power strips ar e used, the load should not e x ceed the power strip input r ating. Consult an electrician for mor e information if you have questions about power loads, power r equir ements, and input r atings. Plugs and outlets D ANGER
Ext ernal devices C A UTION: Do not connect or disconnect any e xt ernal device cables other than USB and 1394 cables while the comput er power is on; other wise, you might damage your comput er . T o avoid possible damage t o attached devices, wait at least five seconds aft er the comput er is shut down t o disconnect e xt ernal devices. Gener al batt er y notice D ANGER P ersonal comput ers manufactur ed by L enovo contain a coin cell batt er y t o pr ovide power t o the syst em clock. In addi
The batt er y pack should be st or ed at r oom t emper atur e, char ged t o appr o ximat ely 30 t o 50% of capacity . W e r ecommend that batt er y pack be char ged about once per year t o pr event over dischar ge. Lithium coin cell batt er y notice D ANGER Danger of e xplosion if batt er y is incorr ectly r eplaced. When r eplacing the lithium coin cell batt er y, use only the same or an equivalent type that is r ecommended by the manufactur er . The batt er y contains lithium and can e xplode
• V entilation slots, fans and/or heat sinks ar e pr ovided with the pr oduct for safety, comfor t, and r eliable oper ation. These featur es might inadver t ently become block ed by placing the pr oduct on a bed, sofa, carpet, or other fle xible sur face. Never block, cover , or disable these featur es. • When the ac power adapt er is connect ed t o an electrical outlet and your comput er , it gener at es heat. Do not place the adapt er in contact with any par t of your body while using it. Nev
D ANGER Connect and disconnect cables as described in the following pr ocedur es when installing, moving, or opening covers on this pr oduct or attached devices. T o connect: T o disconnect: 1. T urn ever ything OFF . 1. T urn ever ything OFF . 2. First, attach all cables t o devices. 2. First, r emove power cor ds fr om outlets. 3. A ttach signal cables t o connect ors. 3. Remove signal cables fr om connect ors. 4. A ttach power cor ds t o outlets. 4. Remove all cables fr om devices. 5. T urn d
C A UTION: Ex cessive sound pr essur e fr om earphones and headphones can cause hearing loss. Adjustment of the equaliz er t o maximum incr eases the earphone and headphone output voltage and the sound pr essur e level. Ther efor e, t o pr ot ect your hearing, adjust the equaliz er t o an appr opriat e level. Ex cessive use of headphones or earphones for a long period of time at high volume can be danger ous if the output of the headphone or earphone connect ors do not comply with specifications
Chapt er 1. P r oduct over view This chapt er pr ovides information about the locations of connect ors, locations of impor tant pr oduct labels, comput er featur es, specifications, oper ating envir onment, and pr einstalled pr ogr ams. This chapt er contains the following t opics: • “L ocating comput er contr ols, connect ors, and indicat ors” on page 1 • “L ocating impor tant pr oduct information” on page 12 • “F eatur es” on page 13 • “Specifications” on page 15 • “Oper ating envir onment” on
® 3 T r ackP oint pointing stick 7 T ouch pad ® 4 S yst em status indicat or (illuminat ed ThinkP ad logo) 8 P ower butt on 1 Built-in micr ophones The built-in micr ophones captur e sound and voice when used with a pr ogr am capable of handling audio. Depending on your model, your comput er might come with one micr ophone. 2 Int egr at ed camer a Y our comput er has an int egr at ed camer a. Use the camer a t o tak e pictur es or hold a video confer ence. F or details, see “Using the int egr at
• F or W indows 8: Click the batt er y status icon in the W indows notification ar ea, and then click Mor e power options ➙ Choose what the power butt ons do . ThinkP ad Edge E531 fr ont view Figur e 2. ThinkP ad Edge E531 fr ont view 1 Built-in micr ophones 6 Media car d r eader slot 2 Int egr at ed camer a 7 Fingerprint r eader 3 T r ackP oint pointing stick 8 T ouch pad 4 Numeric k eypad 9 P ower butt on 5 S yst em status indicat or (illuminat ed ThinkP ad logo) 1 Built-in micr ophones The bu
4 Numeric k eypad Y our comput er has a numeric k eypad that can be used t o quickly input numbers. 5 Syst em status indicat or (illuminat ed ThinkP ad logo) The illuminat ed ThinkP ad logo on the palm r est functions as a syst em status indicat or . F or the detailed information about the location and meaning of the indicat or , see “S tatus indicat ors” on page 10 . 6 Media car d r eader slot Y our comput er might have a media car d r eader slot. F or details, see “Using a flash media car d” o