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Lenovo Notebook Computer User Guide
Chapter 1 Welcome
This user guide provides the hardware and software information of
the LENOVO® Portable Computer which you use.
The computer is a complicated equipment. Read through the whole
guide before your first begin to use it. Especially if you are a new
user of computers or you’re new to portable computing. Don’t
worry if you are still confused about some part of the guide. Keep
this guide as a reference when you are
Lenovo Notebook Computer User Guide 2. The computer has adopted many new hardware components. The user must install the drivers by following the guide’s instruction to get the best computer performance. Thank you for your purchase of the LENOVO 3000 Y400 series notebook computer. This powerful and flexible notebook computer is designed to provide long‐term, reliable, and high computing performance. This chapter specifies the various components of your com
Lenovo Notebook Computer User Guide 1 17 Battery Security keyhole 2 Wireless&Bluetooth Enable / Disable Power Jack 18 Button 3 Fan Louvers 19 Mute Button 4 LAN Port 、 Modem Jack 20 Novo Button 5 USB Ports x1 21 Power Switch 6 Audio Volume‐status 22 IEEE 1394 Port LED Indicator 7 SD/MS/MMC Card Port 23 Shuttle 8 24 Built‐in Microphone PC Card Port 3
Lenovo Notebook Computer User Guide 9 Hidden Touchpad‐status 25 Hidden Touchpad LED Indicator 10 Hidden Touchpad Enable/Disable LED 26 Touchpad Button Indicator 11 Keyboard 27 S‐VideoPort 12 Subwoofer 28 Optical Media Drive 13 ODD disk Reject 29 NUM Lock Button 14 30 USB Ports x2 Caps Lock 15 Microphone‐in Jack HDD/ODD LED Indicator 31 16 Headphone‐out Jack Display 32 1.1.1 Security keyhole Your computer comes with
Lenovo Notebook Computer User Guide computer. Using the wrong adaptor might damage your computer. Caution: The AC adaptor can automatically adjust to any voltage from 100 to 240 volts, as well as a frequency of either 50 or 60 hertz, thus enabling you to use the computer in almost any region. The Power Jack and power cord jack might vary in different countries and/or regions. Make sure that the AC adaptor is correctly connected to the power source. A wrong connect
Lenovo Notebook Computer User Guide Note: Be careful not to plug the telephone line into the slightly larger network connector. The telephone line uses higher voltage than the LAN cable; it might damage your computer. 188.8.131.52 Modem jack The Modem jack allows you to connect your notebook to a telephone line with a standard RJ‐11 connector. Note: Never connect the Modem jack to a digital line. The high current of a digital line might damage the Modem
Lenovo Notebook Computer User Guide 1.1.6 IEEE 1394 port Use the IEEE1394 connector to connect devices that are compatible with the IEEE1394 interface, such as digital video cameras and external hard disk drives. 1.1.7 SD/MS/MMC card port The slot lets you easily transfer data from other digital device, such as DV, digital camera; DV and PDA that use flash memory. You can install an SD Card, a MultiMedia Card or a Memory Stick in the 3‐in‐1 Digital Media Re
Lenovo Notebook Computer User Guide function keys. They can be combined with [Fn] key to achieve some shortcut functional applications). See “Using Keyboard” for details. 1.1.12 Subwoofer This computer is equiped with a 2.0‐Watts subwoofer. This can provide you an exciting audio experience, making you feel like being surrounded in a home theatre. 1.1.13 NUM Lock If the Num Lock LED is lit, the numeric keypad is on. To enable or disable the keypad
Lenovo Notebook Computer User Guide 32‐bit color. 1.1.17 Battery With a charged battery installed, you can use your notebook without connecting it to an electrical outlet. For more details, see”Using Battery”. Note: Do not press the computer too hard while you are trying to release the battery pack. It might damage your computer. 1.1.18 Wireless & Bluetooth Enable/Disable button Pressing Wireless & Bluetooth button can enable/disable both of th
Lenovo Notebook Computer User Guide radio waves of the wireless card might cause other electronic equipment out of function and result in serious accident. 1.1.19 Mute button The Mute button enables you to quickly mute the sound from your computer. 1.1.20 Novo button By default, the Novo Key is the Onekey Recovery key. It is used to activate the “Onekey Recovery” application. When the computer is powered off, press the Novo Key to enter into the system recovery
Lenovo Notebook Computer User Guide Hint: If your computer stops responding, and you can’t turn it off, then press and hold the Power Switch for more than 4 seconds. If the system still can’t be powered off, then remove the AC adapter and the battery. 1.1.22 Audio volume status LED indicator The six Volume status LED indicators indicate the audio volume adjust status. Use the Shuttle or [Fn] + [ →][ ←] to adjust the audio volume. 1.1.23 Shuttle Up/Down OK
Lenovo Notebook Computer User Guide Click to move up cursor Long press to fastmove Double click to move rightside cursor Click to move up cursor Long press to fast move Double click to move leftside cursor Click to enter into menu and then click OK Long press to quickly return to main menu; in the main window, long press to exit Shuttle Center media software. Double click to return to main menu from secondary menu; in main window, do
Lenovo Notebook Computer User Guide 1.1.25 Hidden Touchpad The Touchpad works like a mouse: Move your fingertip across the Touchpad to move the pointer. See “Using the Touchpad” for details. 1.1.26 Touchpad button The Touchpad buttons provide functions similar to those of mouse buttons. See “Using the Touchpad” for details. 1.1.27 S‐Video port Support external display device through S‐video, like the TV set or other devices which has the S‐video port. 1
Lenovo Notebook Computer User Guide Use ODD disk Reject button to eject the ODD disk or ODD tray. See “Using Optical Media Drive” for details. 1.1.30 USB ports x2 Use these ports to connect up to two USB devices, such as a mouse, a full‐size external keyboard, or a printer. The USB ports comply with USB2.0 standards, which enable data transfer speeds 40 times faster than the USB 1.1 standards. (The ports also support USB 1.1.) Hint: The USB device supports PnP
Lenovo Notebook Computer User Guide 34 Build‐in Stereo Speakers 1.1.33 System and power status indicators Your computer has system and power status indicators: Power‐on status, Standby status; Battery status, and Wireless/Bluetooth status. 184.108.40.206 Power‐on status The Power LED shows the following stauses: Blue: The computer is on and ready to use. Fading in/out blue: The computer is in Standby mode; The indicator is off when the computer is powered off
Lenovo Notebook Computer User Guide Blue blinks once every 5 seconds: The wireless feature is on, but not connected to network. Blue on: The wireless feature is on, and already connected to network, the radio link is ready for use Flashing blue: Data is being transmitted. Bluetooth status: Amber on: The Bluetooth feature is on, and the radio link is ready for use. Flashing amber: Data is being transmitted. 1.1.34 Build‐in stereo speakers Use the two 1.5 Watts st
Lenovo Notebook Computer User Guide cool the Graphics Processor. Hint: Your notebook switches on the fan when the Graphics Processor becomes hot. The operation of the fan might cause some noises, which is a normal situation. Caution: To protect your notebook from damage or fire, avoid inserting objects into the air vents and blocking air flow. Bottom view 37 Battery Release Latch 38 Hard Disk/Wirelss CardCover 39 Memory Module Cover 40 Battery Lock/Unl
Lenovo Notebook Computer User Guide 1.1.38 Hard disk/wireless card cover This cover protects the hard disk and Wireless Card. Caution: Do not remove or change the hard disk or wireless Card by yourself. If you need to remove or change the hard disk or wireless card, bring your computer to one of our service centres. The professional technician who has been qualified by Lenovo will help you. Because of compatibility, Lenovo does not guarantee all hard disks and wire
Lenovo Notebook Computer User Guide from unexpected releasing. To load and release the battery pack, follow the following steps: ∙ Installing battery pack 1. Slide the battery Lock/Unlock latch to the Unlock position 2. Insert the battery pack horizontally into the main frame until you hear a “click” sound. 3. Slide the Battery Lock/Unlock Latch to the Lock position to restore the Battery Release Latch. ∙ Releasing battery pack 1. Shut down the computer 2. Cl
Lenovo Notebook Computer User Guide Hold and lift up the display panel slowly with both hands to the best view angle for you. Press the Power Switch to turn on the computer, then the Power Indicator glows yellow. To close the display panel, hold the middle‐top side and close the panel slowly with your both hand until the LCD display panel engages with the main frame 1.2.2 Starting up for the first time Because the battery is not charged, when you turn on y