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Note Before using this information and the product it supports, be sure to read the general information under “Safety Information” on page xii, and “Notices” on page 165. Note for Using Your Computer in Japan If you are using a modem in Japan, specify the country as “Japan” in the “Dialing Properties.” window under the “Modem Properties” window. Using the modem functions with another setting is a violation of the Japanese Telecommunication Business Law. $ The AC Adapter complies with the Ele
Thank You for Selecting an IBM ThinkPad 600E Computer We have developed this ThinkPad computer to meet both your technical requirements and your high expectations. To help us continue to build products that address your mobile computing needs, please take a moment to complete the ThinkPad Registration in the Setup Guide. iii S S
Functional Highlights Compact design with core technology The slim, lightweight, and portable design of the ThinkPad 600E makes traveling with your computer much easier. Your computer is available wherever and whenever you need it. High-speed processor The Intel high-speed processor enables high-speed data processing and provides advanced performance. Large-capacity hard disk drive The large-capacity hard disk drive can respond to a wide variety of your business demands. Large color LCD The
DOS games using the Sound Blaster Pro** interface. To use the audio function “Basic” in the Online User's Guide. ThinkPad modem The ThinkPad modem enables you to send or receive data, faxes, and voice over a telephone line. This modem uses a digital signal processor (DSP), called the IBM Advanced Communication Processor, and its software can be upgraded, allowing great flexibility. To use the ThinkPad modem function “Basic” in the Online User's Guide. TrackPoint* with enhanced controls Yo
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Contents Functional Highlights . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . iv About This Book ............................ x Safety Information . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . xii Laser Compliance Statement .................. xiv Chapter 1. Getting Familiar with Your Computer ....... 1 Identifying the Hardware Features .................. 2 System-Status Indicators . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 Functions of Your Computer ..................... 8
Attaching an External Monitor ................... 66 Attaching a Television to Your Computer ........... 70 Using a Dual Display Function ................. 72 Installing a PC Card ......................... 77 Removing the PC Card ...................... 79 Using a Docking Station ....................... 80 Replacing an UltraslimBay Device ................. 89 Warm-Swaping a Device in the UltraslimBay ......... 90 Chapter 3. Protecting Your Computer ............. 93 Using Passwords . . . . . . .
Infrared Communication Problems ............... 140 An Enhanced Video or MPEG Problem ............ 142 Audio or Telephony Problems .................. 142 A Universal Serial Bus (USB) Problem ............. 143 PC Card or Built-in Modem Problems ............. 143 Other PC Card Problems ..................... 144 Docking Station or Port Replicator Problems ......... 146 A Printer Problem ......................... 148 External Monitor Problems .................... 148 A Television Problem .........
About This Book This book contains information that will help you operate the IBM ThinkPad 600E computer. Before using the computer, be sure to read the ThinkPad Setup Guide and Chapter 1 of this book. Chapter Chapter 1 1,, "Getting "Getting Familiar Familiar with with Y Yo our ur Computer Computer,," " acquaints you with the basic features of your computer. Chapter Chapter 2, 2, Chapter 3, Chapter 3, "Extending "Extending the the Features Features of of Y Your our "Protecting "Protecting Y Yo
Icons Used in This Book For procedures or information unique to the operating system installed in your computer: Information for Microsoft Information for IBM Operating WIN OS/2 Windows 98 users System/2 (OS/2) users 98 Information for Microsoft Information for IBM DOS WIN DOS Windows 95 users users 95 Information for Microsoft WIN NT Windows NT users Information for Microsoft WIN 3.1 Windows 3.1 users Contents xi
Safety Information Electrical Safety Notice Note: In the U.K., by law: DANGER The telephone line cable must be connected after the Electrical current from power, telephone, and power cord. communication cables is hazardous. To avoid shock The power cord must be hazard, connect and disconnect cables as shown below disconnected after the when installing, moving, or opening the covers of this telephone line cable. product or attached devices. The 3-pin power cord must be used with a properly g
DANGER Do not disassemble, incinerate, or short-circuit the rechargeable battery pack. Do not put it in trash that is disposed of in landfills. Dispose of it as required by local ordinances or regulations. In the United States, call IBM at 1-800-IBM-4333 for information on disposal. DANGER The lithium battery (IBM P/N 02K6502 UL-recognized component—File No. MH12210) can be replaced only by your dealer or an IBM service representative. It contains lithium and can explode if not properly us
Laser Compliance Statement The CD-ROM or DVD-ROM drive in the IBM ThinkPad 600E computer is a laser product. The drive's classification label (shown below) is located on the top of the drive. CLASS 1 LASER PRODUCT LASER KLASSE 1 LUOKAN 1 LASERLAITE APPAREIL A LASER DE CLASSE 1 KLASS 1 LASER APPARAT The drive is certified in the U.S. to conform to the requirements of the Department of Health and Human Services 21 Code of Federal Regulations (DHHS 21 CFR) Subchapter J for Class I laser products.
This chapter provides basic information about your computer. Note To power off the computer, wait at least 5 seconds before you power it on again. If you put your computer into suspend or hibernation mode, you should also wait at least 5 seconds before resuming normal operation. Identifying the Hardware Features .................. 2 System-Status Indicators . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 Functions of Your Computer ..................... 8 Keyboard Functions . . . . . . . . . .
Identifying the Hardware Features Identifying the Hardware Features Front View 1 19 18 17 2 16 3 15 4 5 6 7 14 8 9 11 13 12 10 2 IBM ThinkPad 600E User's Reference
Identifying the Hardware Features 1 The color LCD screen 14 The click buttons work 8 The microphone/line-in displays computer output. jack, a -inch (3.5-mm) with the TrackPoint 18 diameter jack, is where you and provide a function 2 The brightness control connect a microphone or similar to that of mouse adjusts the brightness of an external stereo audio buttons. the display. device. 15 The hard disk drive is the 3 The built-in microphone 9 You can attach the diskette built in to the computer. ca
Identifying the Hardware Features Rear View 11 10 1 9 2 8 3 4 7 6 5 Bottom View 4 3 5 2 1 6 9 7 8 4 IBM ThinkPad 600E User's Reference
Identifying the Hardware Features Rear View of the Computer 1 The security keyhole is 5 The universal serial bus replicator or docking used with a mechanical (USB) connector allows station. lock. you to connect any device 9 The parallel connector is that conforms to the USB 2 The modem connector is where you connect a interface. Many recent used for connecting your parallel-printer signal cable. digital devices comply to computer to a telephone 1 The external-monitor this new standard. line. con
System-Status Indicators System-Status Indicators The system-status indicators on the computer show the current status of your computer by their on or off states and colors (green and orange). Each indicator is identified with a symbol. The following shows the location and the meaning of each icon: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 6 IBM ThinkPad 600E User's Reference