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Note: Beforeusingthisinformationandtheproductitsupports,besuretoreadandunderstandthefollowing: • Safety, Warranty, and Setup Guide • Regulatory Notice • “Important safety information” on page vi • Appendix E “Notices” on page 143 The Safety, Warranty, and Setup Guide and the Regulatory Notice have been uploaded to the Web site. To refer to them, go to http://www.lenovo.com/UserManual and follow the instructions on the screen. Second Edition (December 2013) ©CopyrightLenovo2013. LIMITED AND RESTR
Contents Readthisfirst . . . . . . . . . . . . . . v Connecting a projector or an external monitor. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 36 Important safety information . . . . . . . . . . vi Using the Extend desktop function. . . . . . . 37 Conditions that require immediate action . . vii Setting up a presentation . . . . . . . . . . 38 Safety guidelines . . . . . . . . . . . . vii Using the AMD Switchable Graphics feature . . . 39 Chapter1.Productoverview . . . . . . 1 Using audio features . . . . .
Using the advanced startup options . . . . 65 Errors without messages . . . . . . . . . 110 Recovering your operating system if Windows Beep errors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 111 8 or Windows 8.1 fails to start. . . . . . . 66 Memory module problems . . . . . . . . 111 Creating and using recovery media. . . . . 66 Networking problems . . . . . . . . . . 112 Problemswiththekeyboardandotherpointing Chapter6.Replacingdevices. . . . . 69 devices. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 113 Static electricity
Recycling information for Brazil . . . . . . . . 136 China RoHS. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 139 Battery recycling information for the European Turkish RoHS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 139 Union . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 136 Ukraine RoHS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 140 Battery recycling information for Taiwan. . . . . 137 India RoHS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 140 Battery recycling information for the United States and Canada. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 137 AppendixD.ENERG
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Read this first Be sure to follow the important tips given here to get the most use and enjoyment out of your computer. Failure to do so might lead to discomfort or injury, or cause your computer to fail. Protect yourself from the heat that your computer generates. When your computer is turned on or the battery is charging, the base, the palm rest, and some other parts may become hot. The temperature they reach depends on the amount of system activity and the level of charge in the battery. Exte
Protect your computer and data when moving it. Before moving a computer equipped with a hard disk drive, do one of the following, and ensure that the power button is off or is blinking: • Turn it off. • Put it in sleep mode. • Put it in hibernation mode. This will help to prevent damage to the computer, and possible loss of data. Handle your computer gently. Do not drop, bump, scratch, twist, hit, vibrate, push, or place heavy objects on your computer, display, or external devices. Carry your co
Conditions that require immediate action Productscanbecomedamagedduetomisuseorneglect. Someproductdamageisseriousenough that the product should not be used again until it has been inspected and, if necessary, repaired by an authorized servicer. As with any electronic device, pay close attention to the product when it is turned on. On very rare occasions,youmightnoticeanodororseeapuffofsmokeorsparksventfromyourproduct. Oryou might hear sounds like popping, cracking or hissing. These conditions mi
that the power is turned off and that the product is unplugged from any power source. If you have any questions or concerns, contact the Customer Support Center. Although there are no moving parts in your computer after the power cord has been disconnected, the following warnings are required for your safety. CAUTION: Hazardous moving parts. Keep fingers and other body parts away. CAUTION: Before replacing any CRUs, turn off the computer and wait three to five minutes to let the computer cool be
To prevent possible overheating, do not cover the power adapter with clothing or other objects when the power adapter is plugged into an electrical outlet. 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
Hazardousvoltage,current,andenergylevelsarepresentinsideanycomponentthathasthislabel attached. There are no serviceable parts inside these components. If you suspect a problem with one of these parts, contact a service technician. External devices CAUTION: Do not connect or disconnect any external device cables other than USB cable while the computer power is on; otherwise, you might damage your computer. To avoid possible damage to attached devices,waitatleastfivesecondsafterthecomputerisshutdo
Lithium coin-cell battery notice The following statement applies to users in the state of California, U.S.A. California Perchlorate Information: Products containing manganese dioxide lithium coin-cell batteries may contain perchlorate. Perchlorate Material - special handling may apply, See www.dtsc.ca.gov/hazardouswaste/perchlorate Heat and product ventilation DANGER Computers,acpoweradapters,andmanyaccessoriescangenerateheatwhenturnedonandwhen batteriesarecharging. Notebookcomputerscangeneratea
Electrical current safety information DANGER Electric current from power, telephone, and communication cables is hazardous. To avoid a shock hazard: • Do not use your computer during a lightning storm. • Donotconnectordisconnectanycablesorperforminstallation,maintenance,orreconfiguration of this product during an electrical storm. • Connect all power cords to a properly wired and grounded electrical outlet. • Connecttoproperlywiredoutletsanyequipmentthatwillbeattachedtothisproduct. • Whenever po
Excessive use of headphones or earphones for a long period of time at high volume can be dangerous if the output of the headphone or earphone connectors do not comply with specifications of EN 50332-2. The headphone output connector of your computer complies with EN 50332-2 Sub clause 7. This specification limits the computer’s maximum wide band true RMS output voltage to 150 mV. To help protect against hearing loss, ensure that the headphones or earphones you use also comply with EN 50332-2 (Cl
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Chapter 1. Product overview This chapter provides information about the locations of connectors, locations of important product labels, computer features, specifications, operating environment, and preinstalled programs. This chapter contains the following topics: • “Locating computer controls, connectors, and indicators” on page 1 • “Locating important product information” on page 9 • “Features” on page 11 • “Specifications” on page 12 • “Operating environment” on page 13 • “Lenovo programs” on
5 Numeric keypad 11 Screen (multi-touch screen on some models) 6 Fingerprint reader (on some models) 1 Camera Use the camera to take pictures or hold a video conference. For details, see “Using the camera” on page 40. 2 Microphones The built-in microphones capture sound and voice when used with an application program capable of handling audio. 3 Fan louvers The fan louvers and internal fan enable air to circulate in the computer and ensure proper cooling, especially the cooling of the microproce
7 System-status indicator (illuminated ThinkPad logo) The illuminated ThinkPad logo on the palm rest functions as a system-status indicator. Your computer has several status indicators. For information about the location and meaning of each indicator, see “Status indicators” on page 7. ThinkPad pointing device 8 TrackPointpointingstick 10 ThinkPad trackpad The keyboard contains the ThinkPad pointing device. Pointing, selecting, and dragging are all part of a single process that you can perform w
2 SIM card slot (on some models) Your computer might have a Subscriber Identification Module (SIM) card slot. Depending on the model, a SIM card might be installed in your computer. 3 Combo audio connector Connect headphones or a headset that has a 3.5-mm (0.14-inch) 4-pole plug to the combo audio connector to listen to the sound from the computer. Notes: • If you are using a headset with a function switch, for example, a headset for a mobile digital device, do not press this switch while using