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ThinkP ad X121e
Not es: Befor e using this information and the pr oduct it suppor ts, be sur e t o r ead the following: • Safety and W arr anty Guide • Regulat or y Notice • “Impor tant safety information” on page vi • Appendix C “Notices” on page 169 The Safety and W arr anty 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/suppor t , and then click User Guides & Manuals . Second Edition (Oct ober 2011) © Copyright L enovo 2011. LIMIT
Contents Read this first . . . . . . . . . . . . . . v Behavior of the Ultr aNav and an e xt ernal mouse . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29 Impor tant safety information . . . . . . . . . . vi Adding the Ultr aNav icon t o the syst em tr ay . 30 Conditions that r equir e immediat e action . . vii P ower management . . . . . . . . . . . . 30 Safety guidelines . . . . . . . . . . . . vii Checking batt er y status . . . . . . . . . 30 Chapt er 1. P r oduct Over view . . . . . . 1 Using the ac power
Cr eating and using r ecover y media . . . . . . 67 ThinkP ad Setup it ems . . . . . . . . . . 114 Cr eating r ecover y media . . . . . . . . . 68 Updating your syst em UEFI BIOS . . . . . 121 Using r ecover y media . . . . . . . . . . 68 Using syst em management . . . . . . . . . . 122 P er forming backup and r ecover y oper ations . . . 69 S yst em management . . . . . . . . . . 122 P er forming a backup oper ation . . . . . . 69 Setting management featur es . . . . . . . 122 P er forming a r
L ocating wir eless r egulat or y notices . . . . 161 WEEE Information . . . . . . . . . . . . . 165 Expor t classification notice . . . . . . . . . . 162 Japan r ecycling stat ements . . . . . . . . . 165 Electr onic emission notices . . . . . . . . . . 162 Recycling information for Br azil . . . . . . . . 166 F eder al Communications Commission Batt er y r ecycling information for T aiwan . . . . . 166 Declar ation of Conformity . . . . . . . . 162 Batt er y r ecycling information for the Unit
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Read this first Be sur e t o follow the impor tant tips given her e t o continue 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 activit
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 (standby) 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 , di
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
cust omers t o install options or r eplace CRUs. Y ou must closely follow all instructions when installing or r eplacing par ts. The Off stat e of a power indicat or does not necessarily mean that voltage levels inside a pr oduct ar e z er o. Befor e you r emove the covers fr om a pr oduct equipped with a power cor d, always mak e 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 Ce
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 Universal Serial Bus (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
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
• 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. Never use the ac power adapt er t o warm your body . Ext ended contact with your body, even thr ough clothing, may cause a skin burn. F or your safety, always follow these basic pr ecautions with your comput er: • K eep the cover closed whenever the comput er is plugged in. • Regularly inspect the outside of
Liquid cr ystal display (L CD) notice C A UTION: The L CD is made of glass, and r ough handling or dr opping the comput er can cause the L CD t o br eak. If the L CD br eaks and the int ernal fluid gets int o your eyes or on your hands, immediat ely wash the affect ed ar eas with wat er for at least 15 minut es; if any sympt oms ar e pr esent aft er washing, get medical car e. Using headphones or earphones If your comput er has both a headphone connect or and an audio-out connect or , always use
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Chapt er 1. P r oduct Over view This chapt er pr ovides information about the locations of connect ors, locating impor tant pr oduct information, comput er featur es, specifications, oper ating envir onment, and pr einstalled softwar e 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 10 • “F eatur es” on page 12 • “Specifications” on page 13 • “Oper ating envir
F r ont view Figur e 1. ThinkP ad X121e fr ont view 2 Int egr at ed camer a 1 Ultr aConnect ™ wir eless ant ennas (left) 3 Ultr aConnect ant ennas (right) 4 P ower switch 5 P ower status indicat or 6 Fingerprint r eader 7 S yst em status indicat or 8 Built-in st er eo speak er (right) ® 9 Bluet ooth ant enna 10 T r ackP oint butt ons 11 T ouch pad 12 Built-in st er eo speak er (left) 13 Built-in micr ophone 14 T r ackP oint pointing stick 15 V olume contr ol butt ons 1 Ultr aConnect wir eless an
4 P ower switch Use the power switch t o turn on the comput er . T o turn off your comput er , use the S tar t menu shutdown options. If you cannot turn off the comput er by using this method, pr ess and hold the power switch for 2 seconds. The power switch also can be pr ogr ammed via P ower Manager t o shut down the comput er or put it int o sleep (standby) or hibernation mode. 5 P ower status indicat or Y our comput er has a power status indicat or . F or the details, see “P ower status indic
15 V olume contr ol butt ons The built-in volume contr ol butt ons enable you t o quickly adjust the volume or mut e the sound fr om your comput er . F or details, r efer t o the instructions in “ V olume and mut e butt ons” on page 23 . Right-side view Figur e 2. ThinkP ad X121e right-side view 1 Media car d r eader slot 2 USB connect or 3 Always On USB connect or 4 P ower jack 5 Security k eyhole 1 Media car d r eader slot Depending on the model, your comput er may have a Media C ar d Reader s