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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 E “Notices” on page 167 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 . Fifth Edition (Mar ch 2013) © Copyright L enovo 2012, 2013.
Contents Read this first . . . . . . . . . . . . . . v P ower -saving modes . . . . . . . . . . 31 Impor tant safety information . . . . . . . . . . vi Handling the batt er y . . . . . . . . . . . 32 Conditions that r equir e immediat e action . . vii Connecting t o the network . . . . . . . . . . 34 Safety guidelines . . . . . . . . . . . . vii E thernet connections . . . . . . . . . . 34 W ir eless connections . . . . . . . . . . 34 Chapt er 1. P r oduct Over view . . . . . . 1 P r esentations
Cr eating and using a r escue medium . . . . 64 Dat e/T ime menu . . . . . . . . . . . . 115 Reinstalling pr einstalled pr ogr ams and device Security menu . . . . . . . . . . . . . 116 drivers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 65 S tar tup menu . . . . . . . . . . . . . 119 Solving r ecover y pr oblems . . . . . . . . 66 Restar t menu . . . . . . . . . . . . . 121 Recover y over view for the W indows 8 oper ating Updating your syst em UEFI BIOS . . . . . 121 syst em . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Appendix A. Regulat or y Impor tant WEEE information . . . . . . . . . 159 information . . . . . . . . . . . . . 153 Batt er y r ecycling information for Japan . . . . . 159 W ir eless r elat ed information . . . . . . . . . 153 Batt er y r ecycling information for Br azil . . . . . 160 L ocation of the Ultr aConnect wir eless Batt er y r ecycling information for T aiwan . . . . . 160 ant ennas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 154 Batt er y r ecycling information for the Eur opean L ocating wir ele
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 ensur e that the power butt on 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 xt
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 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
• 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 ThinkV antage T echnologies and other softwar e pr ogr ams. This chapt er contains the following t opics: • “L ocating comput er contr ols, connect ors, featur es, and indicat ors” on page 1 • “L ocating impor tant pr oduct information” on page 9 • “F eatur es” on page 12
11 Fn k ey 12 PCI Expr ess Mini C ar d slot for wir eless LAN/W iMAX car d 13 V olume contr ol butt ons 14 Black butt on 1 Int egr at ed camer a (on some models) Some models have 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 mor e information about how t o use the camer a, see “Using the int egr at ed camer a” on page 42 . 2 Built-in micr ophone (on some models) The built-in micr ophones captur e sound and voice when it is used with a pr ogr am c
7 Bluet ooth car d If your comput er is equipped with a Bluet ooth car d, use the Bluet ooth featur e t o connect peripher al devices t o your comput er for data tr ansfer or other oper ation. F or mor e information, see “Using Bluet ooth” on page 36 . 11 Fn k ey ® Use the Fn k ey t o tak e advantage of ThinkP ad function k eys, such as locking the comput er , managing the wir eless connections, and so on. F or mor e information, see “F unction k ey combinations” on page 23 . 12 PCI Expr ess Min
1 Security k eyhole 2 Always On USB connect or 3 Optical drive 4 Combo audio jack 5 Media car d r eader slot 1 Security k eyhole P ur chase a security cable and lock that fit this k eyhole t o lock your comput er t o a stationar y object t o pr ot ect your comput er fr om theft. 2 Always On USB connect or By default, the Always On USB connect or enables you t o char ge some mobile digital devices and smar tphones when your comput er is in sleep or hibernation mode. If you want t o char ge these