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ThinkStation User Guide
Note Before using this information and the product it supports, be sure to read and understand the ThinkStation Safety and Warranty Guide and “Notices,” on page 73. First Edition (February 2010) © Copyright Lenovo 2010. LENOVO products, data, computer software, and services have been developed exclusively at private expense and are sold to governmental entities as commercial items as defined by 48 C.F.R. 2.101 with limited and restricted rights to use, reproduction and disclosure. LIMITED AND RE
Contents Creating a recovery repair diskette .....51 Important safety information......v Using a recovery repair diskette ......51 Installing or reinstalling device drivers.....51 Chapter1. Product overview......1 Setting a rescue device in the startup sequence . . 52 Features................1 Solving recovery problems .........52 Specifications..............4 Software overview ............5 Chapter4. Using the Setup Utility Software provided by Lenovo .......5 program..............53 Adobe Read
Lenovo Welcome ...........69 Appendix. Notices..........73 Safety and Warranty ..........70 Television output notice..........74 Lenovo Web site (http://www.lenovo.com). . . 70 European conformance CE mark .......74 Help and service ............70 Trademarks ..............74 Using the documentation and diagnostic programs..............70 Index ...............75 Calling for service...........71 Using other services ..........71 Purchasing additional services.......72 iv User Guide
Important safety information CAUTION: Before using this manual, be sure to read and understand all the related safety information for this product. Refer to the ThinkStation Safety and Warranty Guide that you received with this product for the latest safety information. Reading and understanding this safety information reduces the risk of personal injury and or damage to your product. If you no longer have a copy of the ThinkStation Safety and Warranty Guide, you can ® obtain a Portable Document
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Chapter1. Product overview This chapter provides information about the computer features, specifications, preinstalled software programs, part and connector locations, and internal drives. Features This section provides information about the computer features. System information The following information covers a variety of models. For information about your specific model, use the Setup Utility program. See Chapter4, “Using the Setup Utility program,” on page 53. Microprocessor ® ™ v Intel Core
System management features v Ability to store power-on self-test (POST) hardware test results v Automatic power-on startup v Intel Active Management Technology (AMT) v Intel Hyper-Threading technology (some models) v Intel Rapid Storage Technology (RST) v Preboot Execution Environment (PXE) v Rapid Storage Technology (RST) v System Management (SM) Basic Input/Output System (BIOS) and SM software v Wake on LAN v Wake on Ring (in the Setup Utility program, this feature is called Serial Port Ring D
Security features v Computrace v Cover presence switch (also called intrusion switch, some models) v Enabling or disabling a device v Enabling or disabling USB connectors individually v Hard disk drive password v Keyboard with fingerprint reader (some models) v Power-On Password (POP) and Administrator Password for BIOS access v Startup sequence control v Startup without keyboard or mouse v Support for an integrated cable lock (Kensington lock) v Support for a padlock v Trusted Platform Module (
Specifications This section lists the physical specifications for your computer. Dimensions Width: 174.8 mm (6.88 inches) Height: 425.2 mm (16.74 inches) (floor to top of handle) Depth: 430.8 mm (16.96 inches) Weight Maximum configuration: 11.2 kg (24.7 lbs) Environment Air temperature: Operating: 10° to 35°C (50° to 95°F) Non-operating: -40° to 60°C (-40° to 140°F) (with package) Non-operating: -10° to 60°C (14° to 140°F) (without package) Humidity: Operating: 20% to 80% (non-condensing) Non-op
Software overview The computer comes with a preinstalled operating system and several preinstalled applications. Software provided by Lenovo The following software programs are provided by Lenovo to help you improve productivity and reduce the cost associated with maintaining your computer. Software programs provided with your computer might vary depending on your computer model type and preinstalled operating system. Lenovo ThinkVantage Tools ® The Lenovo ThinkVantage Tools program guides you t
Lenovo System Toolbox The Lenovo System Toolbox diagnostic program is preinstalled on your hard disk drive. This diagnostic program works through the Windows operating system to diagnose hardware problems and report operating-system-controlled settings that can cause hardware failures. See “Lenovo System Toolbox” on page 64 for more information. Note: The Lenovo System Toolbox program is only available on computers preinstalled with the Windows Vista operating system or the Windows XP operating
Locations Locating connectors on the front of your computer Figure1 shows the locations of the connectors on the front of your computer. Figure 1. Front connector locations 1 USB connector 3 Microphone connector 2 Headphone connector 4 USB connector Chapter1. Product overview 7
Locating connectors on the rear of your computer Figure2 shows the locations of the connectors on the rear of your computer. Some connectors on the rear of your computer are color-coded to help you determine where to connect the cables on your computer. Figure 2. Rear connector locations 1 Power cord connector 8 Microphone connector 2 Serial port 9 Audio line-out connector ® 3 PS/2 keyboard and mouse 10 Audio line-in connector connectors (optional) 4 VGA monitor connector 11 PCI
Connector Description Audio line-in connector Used to receive audio signals from an external audio device, such as a stereo system. When you attach an external audio device, a cable is connected between the audio line-out connector of the device and the audio line-in connector of the computer. Audio line-out connector Used to send audio signals from the computer to external devices, such as powered stereo speakers (speakers with built-in amplifiers), headphones, multimedia keyboards, or the audi
Locating components Figure3 shows the locations of the various components in your computer. To remove the computer cover, see “Removing the computer cover” on page 14. Figure 3. Component locations 1 Microprocessor, heat sink, and heat 5 Front audio and USB assembly sink fan assembly 2 Memory module 6 PCI card (installed in some models) 3 Optical drive 7 Rear fan assembly 4 Card reader 8 Power supply assembly (installed in some models) 10 User Guide
Locating parts on the system board Figure4 shows the locations of the parts on the system board. Figure 4. System board part locations 1 4-pin power connector 13 Front panel connector 2 Microprocessor 14 Clear CMOS (Complementary Metal Oxide Semiconductor) /Recovery jumper 3 Microprocessor fan connector 15 Front USB connectors (2) 4 DIMM 2 16 Front audio connector 5 DIMM 1 17 Internal speaker connector 6 DIMM 4 18 PCI card slots (2) 7 DIMM 3 19 PCI Express x1 card slo
Internal drives are installed in bays. In this manual, the bays are referred to as bay 1, bay 2, and so on. Figure5 shows the locations of the drive bays. Figure 5. Drive bay locations The following list describes the type and size of the drive that you can install in each bay: 1 Bay 1 - Maximum height: 43.0 mm (1.7 inches) Optical drive 2 Bay 2 - Maximum height: 43.0 mm (1.7 inches) Optical drive 3 Bay 3 - Maximum height: 25.8 mm (1.0 inch) 3.5-inch card reader (installed in some models)