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Note Before using this information and the product it supports, be sure to read the “Important safety information” on page v and Appendix D, “Notices,” on page 41. Fourth Edition (October 2005) © Copyright Lenovo 2005. Portions © Copyright International Business Machines Corporation 2005. All rights reserved. U.S. GOVERNMENT USERS – RESTRICTED RIGHTS: Our products and/or services are provided with RESTRICTED RIGHTS. Use, duplication or disclosure by the Government is subject to the GSA
Contents Changing the battery . . . . . . . . . . .22 Important safety information . . . . . .v Erasing a lost or forgotten password (clearing Conditions that require immediate action . . . . .v CMOS) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .23 General safety guidelines . . . . . . . . . .vi Replacing the cover and connecting the cables . . .24 Service . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .vi Power cords and power adapters . . . . . . vii Extension cords and related devices . . . . . vii Chapter
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Important safety information Note Please read important safety information first. ® ® This information can help you safely use your ThinkCentre or ThinkPad personal computer. Follow and retain all information included with your computer. The information in this document does not alter the terms of your purchase ™ agreement or the Lenovo Statement of Limited Warranty. Customer safety is important. Our products are developed to be safe and effective. However, personal computers are
speak to the Customer Support Center for further guidance. See “Information resources” on page xiii for more information. v Power cords, plugs, power adapters, extension cords, surge protectors, or power supplies that are cracked, broken or damaged. v Signs of overheating, smoke, sparks or fire. v Damage to a battery (such as cracks, dents, creases), discharge from a battery, or a buildup of foreign substances on the battery. v A cracking, hissing or popping sound, or strong odo
Danger Hazardous moving parts. Keep fingers and other body parts away. Attention Before replacing any CRUs, turn off the computer and wait three to five minutes to let the computer cool before opening the cover. Power cords and power adapters Use only the power cords and power adapters supplied by the product manufacturer. Never wrap a power cord around the power adapter or other object. Doing so can stress the cord in ways that can cause the cord to fray, crack or crimp.
product. Never overload these devices. If power strips are used, the load should not exceed the power strip input rating. Consult an electrician for more information if you have questions about power loads, power requirements, and input ratings. Plugs and outlets If a receptacle (power outlet) that you intend to use with your computer equipment appears to be damaged or corroded, do not use the outlet until it is replaced by a qualified electrician. Do not bend or modify the plug. If th
Heat and product ventilation Computers generate heat when turned on and when batteries are charging. Notebook PCs can generate a significant amount of heat due to their compact size. Always follow these basic precautions: v Do not leave the base of your computer in contact with your lap or any part of your body for an extended period when the computer is functioning or when the battery is charging. Your computer produces some heat during normal operation. Extended contact with the bod
v Check CD/DVD discs for cracks before each use. Do not use cracked or damaged discs Additional safety information Danger Electrical current from power, telephone, and communication cables is hazardous. To avoid a shock hazard: v Do not connect or disconnect any cables or perform installation, maintenance, or reconfiguration of this product during an electrical storm. v Connect all power cords to a properly wired and grounded electrical outlet. v Connect to properly wired
Modem safety information Caution To reduce the risk of fire, use only No. 26 AWG or larger telecommunication line cord. To reduce the risk of fire, electrical shock, or injury when using telephone equipment, always follow basic safety precautions, such as: v Never install telephone wiring during a lightning storm. v Never install telephone jacks in wet locations unless the jack is specifically designed for wet locations. v Never touch uninsulated telephone wires or termin
Power supply statement Never remove the cover on a power supply or any part that has the following label attached. Hazardous voltage, current, and energy levels are present inside any component that has this label attached. There are no serviceable parts inside these components. If you suspect a problem with one of these parts, contact a service technician. xii User Guide
Overview Thank you for selecting this ThinkCentre computer. Your computer incorporates many of the latest advances in computer technology and can be upgraded as your needs change. Adding hardware options to your computer is an easy way to increase its capabilities. Instructions for installing external and internal options are included in this publication. When adding an option, use these instructions along with the instructions that come along with the option. Information resources Th
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Chapter 1. Installing options This chapter provides an introduction to the features and options that are available for your computer. You can expand the capabilities of your computer by adding memory, adapters, or drives. When installing an option, use these instructions along with the instructions that come with the option. Important Before you install or remove any option, read “Important safety information” on page v. These precautions and guidelines will help you work safe
Memory v Support for four double data rate dual inline memory modules (DIMMs) v 512 KB flash memory for system programs Internal drives v 3.5-inch, slim, 1.44 MB diskette drive v Serial Advanced Technology Attachment (SATA) internal hard disk drive v Optical drive (some models) Video subsystem v An integrated graphics controller for a Video Graphics Array (VGA) monitor v PCI Express x16 graphics adapter connector on the system board (some models) Audio subsystem v AC’97
Expansion v Five drive bays v Two standard peripheral component interconnect (PCI) adapter connectors v One PCI Express x1 adapter connector v One PCI Express x16 graphics adapter connector (some models) Power v 310 W power supply with manual voltage selection switch v Automatic 50/60 Hz input frequency switching v Advanced Power Management support v Advanced Configuration and Power Interface (ACPI) support Security features v User and administrator passwords for BIO
Available options The following are some available options: v External options – Parallel port devices, such as printers and external drives – Serial port devices, such as external modems and digital cameras – Audio devices, such as external speakers for the sound system – USB devices, such as printers, joysticks, and scanners – Security device, such as a padlock – Monitors – IEEE 1394 devices (requires an IEEE 1394 adapter) v Internal options – System memory, cal