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ThinkP ad T430s and T430si
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 171 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 . Thir d Edition (December 2012) © Copyright L enovo 2012. LI
Contents Read this first . . . . . . . . . . . . . . v P ower -saving modes . . . . . . . . . . 29 Impor tant safety information . . . . . . . . . . vi Handling the batt er y . . . . . . . . . . . 30 Conditions that r equir e immediat e action . . vii Connecting t o the network . . . . . . . . . . 32 Safety guidelines . . . . . . . . . . . . vii E thernet connections . . . . . . . . . . 32 W ir eless connections . . . . . . . . . . 32 Chapt er 1. P r oduct over view . . . . . . 1 P r esentations
Cr eating and using a r escue medium . . . . 62 Restar t menu . . . . . . . . . . . . . 128 Reinstalling pr einstalled pr ogr ams and device Updating your syst em UEFI BIOS . . . . . 128 drivers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 63 Using syst em management . . . . . . . . . . 129 Solving r ecover y pr oblems . . . . . . . . 64 S yst em management . . . . . . . . . . 129 Recover y over view for W indows 8 models . . . . 64 Setting management featur es . . . . . . . 129 Recover y solutions for W ind
Eur opean Union - Compliance t o the Batt er y r ecycling information for the Eur opean Electr omagnetic Compatibility Dir ective . . . 163 Union . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 167 German Class B compliance stat ement . . . 163 Batt er y r ecycling information for the Unit ed S tat es and C anada . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 167 K or ea Class B compliance stat ement . . . . 164 Japan VCCI Class B compliance stat ement . . 164 Appendix C. ENERG Y S T AR model Japan compliance stat ement f
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
T o pr event possible overheating, do not cover the power adapt er with clothing or other objects when the power adapt er is plugged int o an electrical outlet. 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
Hazar dous voltage, curr ent, and ener gy levels ar e pr esent inside any component that has this label attached. Ther e ar e no ser viceable par ts inside these components. If you suspect a pr oblem with one of these par ts, contact a ser vice t echnician. 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 device
• K eep it away fr om childr en. • Do not dr op the batt er y pack. Do not put the batt er y pack in tr ash that is disposed of in landfills. When disposing of the batt er y, comply with local or dinances or r egulations. 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
fr om using the k eyboar d by lifting your hands fr om the palm r est; and be car eful not t o use the k eyboar d for any e xt ended length of time. • Do not oper at e your comput er or char ge the batt er y near flammable mat erials or in e xplosive envir onments. • 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 oth
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 9 • “F eatur es” on page 11 • “Specifications” on page 13 • “Oper ating envir onment” on
1 Built-in micr ophones (on some models) The built-in micr ophones captur e sound and voice when used with an application pr ogr am capable of handling audio. 2 Int egr at ed camer a (on some models) Use the camer a t o tak e pictur es or hold a video confer ence. F or mor e information, see “Using an int egr at ed camer a” on page 41 . 3 ThinkLight light The ThinkLight light enables you t o use your comput er when the lighting condition is not ideal. T o turn on the ThinkLight light, pr ess the
10 Black butt on When the oper ating syst em is working normally, pr essing the black butt on launches the SimpleT ap pr ogr am on the W indows 7 oper ating syst em or the L enovo PC Device Experience pr ogr am on the W indows 8 oper ating syst em. On the W indows 7 oper ating syst em, you also can use the black butt on t o int errupt the star tup sequence ® of your comput er t o star t the Rescue and Recover y workspace. T o access the Rescue and Recover y workspace, turn on your comput er and
L eft-side view Figur e 3. ThinkP ad T430s and T430si left-side view 1 F an louvers 2 USB 3.0 connect or 3 Combo audio jack 4 Media car d r eader slot or Expr essC ar d slot 5 Smar t car d slot (on some models) 1 F an louvers The int ernal fan and louvers enable air t o cir culat e in the comput er and cool the centr al pr ocessor . Not e: T o avoid impeding air flow , do not place any obstacle in fr ont of the fan. 2 USB 3.0 connect or The Universal Serial Bus (USB) 3.0 connect or is used for c