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  • Lenovo Y430 | Y430 User Guide V1.0 - Page 1
    Lenovo IdeaPad Y430 User Guide V1.0
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    Note Before using this information and the product it supports, be sure to read the following Chapter 6. Safety,... User Guide included in the package with this publication. First Edition (April 2008) © Copyright Lenovo ..., when applicable, or under Rights in Data-General, FAR 52.227.14 (Alternate III...
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    ... the environment through energy efficient products and practices. Lenovo® is proud to offer our customers products with an ENERGY STAR compliant designation. Lenovo computers of the following machine types, if the ENERGY STAR mark is affixed, have been designed and tested to conform to the ENERGY ...
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    ...about ENERGY STAR, visit http://www.energystar.gov. Lenovo encourages you to make efficient use of... your day-to-day operations. To help in this endeavor, Lenovo has preset the following power-management ... more information about these settings, refer to your Windows Help and Support information system.
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    ... appear as less than 40GB in the operating system. This discrepancy is not an error in hard disk installation nor any other problem, but a normal phenomenon of computers. This phenomenon is primarily due to the following reasons: I. Different standards used by the manufacturer and operating system ...
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    ... by the operating system will be even less than X × 0.931 G. II. A portion of the hard disk space is used for specific purposes Lenovo computers come with preinstalled OneKey Rescue System, so the hard disk has a special portion partitioned before delivery, which is used to store hard disk mirror ...
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    ......17 Using the optical drive ...20 Using memory cards...21 Using Lenovo Remote (Specific models only)...22 Using the Integrated Camera...22 ... and Service ...63 Getting Help and Service ...63 Getting Help on the Web...64 Calling the Customer Support Center ...64 Getting Help around the World ...67 i
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    ...Computer ...85 Accessibility and Comfort ...93 Maintenance...96 Appendix A. Lenovo Limited Warranty ...100 Warranty Information ...108 Lenovo Warranty Service Telephone Numbers ...111 Appendix B. Customer Replaceable Units (CRUs) ...113 Appendix C. Specifications ...
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    Contents iii
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    Chapter 1. Getting to Know Your Computer Top View * The illustrations in this manual may differ from the actual product. Integrated camera ...22 1
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    Chapter 1. Getting to Know Your Computer Wireless LAN antennas An isotropic antenna system is built into the display for optimal reception, enabling wireless communication wherever you are. Computer display The color display with TFT technology provides clear and brilliant text and graphics. Note: ...
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    Chapter 1. Getting to Know Your Computer Left-side View Security keyhole Your computer comes with a security keyhole. You can purchase a security cable and lock to fit this keyhole. Note: Before purchasing any security product, verify that it is compatible with this type of security keyhole. 3
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    Chapter 1. Getting to Know Your Computer Fan louvers The fan louvers allow warm air to exit the computer. Important: Make sure that paper, books, clothing, cables or other objects do not block any of the fan louvers or else overheating of the computer may occur. LAN port...23 Modem port ...25 HDMI ...
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    Chapter 1. Getting to Know Your Computer Right-side View ------------------------------------------------------------------------- 5
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    Chapter 1. Getting to Know Your Computer IEEE 1394 connector ...42 USB 2.0 port ...40 Optical drive ...20 AC power adapter jack Connect the power adapter here to supply power to the computer and charge the internal battery. Note: To prevent damage to the computer and battery pack, use the supplied ...
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    Chapter 1. Getting to Know Your Computer Front View -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 7
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    Chapter 1. Getting to Know Your Computer System status indicators The system status indicators show the current status of your computer. Wireless device switch Use this switch to simultaneously turn on or turn off Wireless LAN and Bluetooth devices. CIR port...22 Multi-media reader slot...21 8
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    Chapter 1. Getting to Know Your Computer Bottom View 9
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    ...used to keep the battery pack secured. Move the manual battery latch to the unlocked position to insert ... position. Wireless LAN Card compartment The Lenovo wireless network card is secured in a compartment....If you do need to, ask a Lenovo authorized service center or dealer to disassemble or replace ...
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    ... the radiator. Important: Do not replace the CPU yourself! Visit an authorized service center or retailer for replacing. Memory (RAM) compartment The memory compartment ... hard disk drive by yourself! If you do need to, ask a Lenovo authorized service center or dealer to disassemble or replace it. 11
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    Chapter 2. Using Your Computer Putting your computer to Sleep or Shutting It Down -When you finish working with your computer, you can put it to sleep or shut it down. Putting your computer to Sleep If you will be away from your computer for only a short time, put the computer to sleep. When the ...
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    Chapter 2. Using Your Computer Using the Touch Pad The touch pad consists of a pad and two click buttons at the bottom of the keyboard. To move the cursor on the screen, slide your fingertip over the pad in the direction in which you want the cursor to move. The functions of the left and right ...
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    ... has keys that, when enabled, work as a 10-key numeric keypad. To enable or disable the numeric keypad, press Fn+Insert/NmLk. * The illustrations in this manual may differ from the actual product. 14
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    Chapter 2. Using Your Computer Function Key Combinations Through the use of the function keys, you can change operational features instantly. To use this function, press and hold the Fn key ; then press one of the function keys . 15
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    Chapter 2. Using Your Computer The following describes the features of each function key. Fn + Esc: Turn on/off the integrated camera. Fn + F1: Put your computer in sleep mode. Fn + F2: Turn off the LCD screen (any subsequent operation will turn the LCD screen back on). Fn + F3: Shift to other ...
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    Chapter 2. Using Your Computer Special keys and buttons Your computer has several special keys and buttons. Touch inductive panel and multi-media buttons 17
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    Chapter 2. Using Your Computer Touch inductive panel ( ~ ) Mute/unmute the sound. Switch between Performance mode and Silence mode. Open Dolby function setup screen. Multi-media control buttons* Play / Pause Stop Previous track Next track Equalizer buttons* Jazz Pop Dance Classical Normal Multi-...
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    ... peripherals (such as USB storage device, etc.), otherwise the system may not operate properly. For details, see OneKey Rescue System User Guide. Note: When your computer is running Windows Vista®, and if you have the OneKey Recovery application installed, you can start the application by pressing ...
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    ...CDs/DVDs/Blu-ray Disc Media with various applications, such as Windows Media Player, Lenovo Blu-ray Disc Player, or Windows Media Center, and so on. inductive ...software for burning data, music, videos and photos onto CDs and DVDs. For instructions on Power2Go, see the help file on your software. 20
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    ...Reader slot used to insert a memory card, such as an SD Card, a Multi-media Card, a Memory Stick, an xD-Picture Card, an SD pro card or a Memory Stick pro card. Note: Only use the memory card listed above; for more information about the usage, read the instructions shipped with the memory card. 21
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    ... the memory card out of the Multi-media reader slot. Using Lenovo Remote (Specific models only) ----------You can use the ... for convenient media enjoyment. For details of the remote control operation, see the instructions supplied with it. Using the Integrated Camera With the built-in camera, you ...
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    ... modem connection and local area network (LAN), wireless LAN for wireless connection, and modem port for dial-up connection. Using LAN port The LAN port supports a standard RJ-45 connector, and allows you to connect the computer to a high-speed DSL/cable modem connection and local area network (LAN...
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    Chapter 2. Using Your Computer Attention: As the voltage of a telephone connection is higher than that of a network, do not attempt to connect a telephone cable to the LAN port or else a short circuit of the computer might occur. Using wireless LAN An isotropic antenna system is built into the ...
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    Chapter 2. Using Your Computer Using modem port The modem port supports a standard telephone cable with one RJ-11 connector, and allows dial up access to an internet service provider (ISP). Important: Do not connect the modem port to a digital circuit cable...
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    ...the computer; then secure the chain on the lock to a stationary object. Refer to the instructions shipped with the security lock. Refer to the "Left-side View" on... selecting, and implementing the locking devices and security features. Lenovo makes no comments, judgements, or warranties about the ...
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    ... the system's "password". Note: The face registration and verification works best in the environment with steady and even light. For more instructions on VeriFace, see the help file on your software. Using Passwords Using passwords helps prevent your computer from being used by others. Once ...
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    Chapter 2. Using Your Computer Supervisor password With a Supervisor password, you can get full control of the computer. It also can be used as a power-on password if Password on boot is set to Enabled. Also, when you enter the BIOS Setup Utility with a Supervisor password, you are entitled to set ...
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    Chapter 2. Using Your Computer To set a Supervisor Password: Only a system administrator will be able to perform this procedure. 1 Turn on your computer. Press F2, while the initial screen is displayed. The BIOS Setup Utility screen opens. 2 Select Security, using the cursor directional keys. 3 ...
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    Chapter 2. Using Your Computer Password and type in the correct password. Then press Enter key once to move to Enter New Password field, type a new supervisor password in. Press the Enter key once to move to the Confirm New Password field. Retype the password you just entered to verify it. Commit ...
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    Chapter 2. Using Your Computer 5 Press the Enter key once to move to the Confirm New Password field. Retype the password you just entered to verify it. 6 Commit your password to memory, and press the Enter key. 7 Press F10 to exit. 8 Select OK in the Setup Confirmation window. Changing or ...
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    Chapter 2. Using Your Computer Note: Make sure the Password on boot is set to Enabled if you need the password protection at power on. Hard Disk Passwords Two types of the hard disk passwords help protect the information stored on the hard disk: Hard disk master password Hard disk user password, ...
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    Chapter 2. Using Your Computer 3 Select Set HDD Master Password, and press the Enter key. The Set Hard Disk Master Password screen opens. 4 Choose your Hard Disk Master Password, which can be from one to eight alphanumeric characters in any combination. Type it in the Enter New Password field. 5...
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    Chapter 2. Using Your Computer Changing or Removing the HDD Passwords To change or remove the HDD password, do as follows: To change the HDD master password, select Set HDD Master Password and type correct HDD master password in the Enter Current Password field, and press Enter key to move to the ...
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    ...Computer Installing Device Drivers A compatible device driver is a requirement to ensure correct operation and performance of each component in your computer. Lenovo provides all drivers that you need in your Disk "D:". (Assuming current OS is Windows Vista®) Notes: Most installations require...
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    Chapter 2. Using Your Computer Checking Battery Status You can determine the percentage of battery power remaining by using Windows Power options. The rate at which you use battery power determines how long you can use the battery of your computer between charges. As each computer user has ...
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    Chapter 2. Using Your Computer 1 Connect the power cord to the transformer pack. 2 Plug the power cord into an electrical outlet. 3 Connect the AC adapter to the AC power adapter jack of the computer. You can check the status of your battery at any time by looking at the battery meter at the ...
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    ...from the battery pack. A battery pack other than the one specified by Lenovo, or a disassembled or modified battery pack is not covered by the warranty. Danger:... contains a small amount of harmful substances. To avoid possible injury: Replace only with a battery of the type recommended by Lenovo. 38
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    Chapter 2. Using Your Computer Keep the battery pack away from fire. Do not expose the battery pack to water or rain. Do not attempt to disassemble the battery pack. Do not short-circuit the battery pack. Keep the battery pack away from children. Danger: Do not put the battery pack in trash that is...
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    Chapter 3. Using external devices Your computer has many built-in features and connection capabilities. Attention: Do not connect or disconnect any external device cables other than USB and 1394 cables while the computer power is on; otherwise, you might damage your computer. To avoid possible ...
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    Chapter 3. Using external devices Attention: When using high power consumption USB device such as USB ODD, use external device power adapter. Otherwise, it will cause the device unable to be recognized and used, or system shut down. 41
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    Chapter 3. Using external devices Connecting an IEEE 1394 device Your computer comes with one IEEE 1394 connector used for connecting devices that are compatible with the IEEE 1394 interface, such as digital video cameras and external hard disk drives. 42
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    Chapter 3. Using external devices Connecting a PC card device Your computer comes with PCI Express card (new card) slot used for connecting PC card devices that are compatible with the PCI Express card (new card) interface. 43
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    Chapter 3. Using external devices Inserting a PCI Express card Gently slide the PCI Express card with the front label facing upward. Slide until it clicks into place. Removing a PCI Express card 1 Push the PCI Express card until you hear a click. 2 Gently pull the PCI Express card out of the PCI...
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    Chapter 3. Using external devices Connecting an external display You can connect an external display to your computer, such as VGA monitor and HDMI monitor (Specific models only). Connecting a VGA monitor You can connect a VGA monitor by using a VGA port. To connect a VGA monitor, plug the ...
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    Chapter 3. Using external devices Connecting an HDMI monitor (Specific models only) You can connect an HDMI monitor by using an HDMI port (Specific models only). To connect an HDMI monitor, use HDMI cable (not supplied) to connect HDMI monitor to the HDMI connector on your computer. To shift to ...
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    Chapter 3. Using external devices Connecting a headphone and audio device Your computer comes with one headphone/SPDIF jack used for connecting headphones, speakers, and audio devices that are compatible with the SPDIF interface. 47
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    Chapter 3. Using external devices Switch between headphone and SPDIF 1 Right-click the Sound icon at the bottom-right corner of the task bar and select Playback Devices from the popup menu. 2 When all players are turned off, select Speakers (headphone) or SPDIF Interface and click Set Default ...
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    Chapter 3. Using external devices Connecting an external microphone Your computer comes with one external microphone jack used for connecting external microphone. 49
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    .... Enabling Bluetooth communications 1 Slide the Wireless device switch latch to the right. 2 Press Fn + F5. Note: When you do not need to use the Bluetooth function, turn it off to save battery power. For details on connecting a Bluetooth device, please refer to Bluetooth device's manual. 50
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    ... in the package with your computer, see Lenovo IdeaPad Y430 Setup Poster. What safety precautions ... for detailed information about safety. How can I prevent problems with my computer? See “Chapter 6. Safety, Use, and Care Information” on page 68 of this guide. More tips can be found in Chapter ...
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    ...a recovery disc. For an explanation of the alternative recovery methods offered by Lenovo, see OneKey Rescue System User Guide. How... on page 63 of this Guide. For the phone numbers of the Customer Support Center nearest to you, See “Lenovo Warranty Service Telephone Numbers” on page 111. Where ...
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    Chapter 4. Troubleshooting Troubleshooting If you do not find your problem here, see Chapter 2. The following section only ... prevent you from accessing the comprehensive information in Chapter 2. Display Problems When I turn on the computer, nothing appears on the screen and ...
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    Chapter 4. Troubleshooting If these items are properly set, and the screen remains blank, have the computer serviced. When I turn on the computer, nothing appears on the screen, but ... and you hear five beeps, have the computer serviced. When I turn on the computer, only a white cursor appears ...
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    Chapter 4. Troubleshooting A Password Problem I forgot my password. If you forgot your ... you must take your computer to a Lenovo authorized servicer or a marketing representative to have the password ...and a fee will be charged for parts and service. Keyboard Problems A number appears when you enter ...
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    Chapter 4. Troubleshooting Sleep or Hibernation Problems The computer enters sleep mode unexpectedly. If the processor overheats, the computer...If the battery is charged and the temperature is within range, have the computer serviced. The critical low-battery error message appears, and the computer ...
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    Chapter 4. Troubleshooting If the sleep indicator is on, your computer is in sleep mode. Connect the AC ... AC adapter and the battery. Computer Screen Problems The screen is blank. Do the following: If you... to resume from the sleep mode. If you still have the problem, do the Solution in the following ...
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    Chapter 4. Troubleshooting The screen is unreadable or distorted. Make sure that: The display device driver is installed correctly. The screen resolution ... and make sure the device is working properly. If not, click the Troubleshoot button. Click the Monitor tab. Make sure the information is correct...
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    Chapter 4. Troubleshooting Incorrect characters appear on the screen. Did you install the operating system or application program correctly? If they are installed and configured correctly, have the computer serviced. Missing, discolored, or bright dots appear on the screen every time ...
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    Chapter 4. Troubleshooting Sound Problems No sound can be heard from the speaker even when the volume is turned up. Make sure that:..., See "Switch between headphone and SPDIF" in Chapter 3. Battery Problems The battery cannot be fully charged by the power-off method in ...
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    Chapter 4. Troubleshooting The computer does not operate with a fully charged battery. The surge protector ... drive is included in the Boot Sequence correctly. A Startup Problem The Microsoft® Windows operating system does ...see OneKey Rescue System User Guide. Other Problems Your computer does not ...
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    Chapter 4. Troubleshooting Your computer might lock when it enters sleep mode during a communication operation. Disable the sleep timer when you are working on the network. The computer does not start from a device you want. See the Boot menu of the BIOS Setup Utility. Make sure that the startup ...
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    ... sources available from Lenovo to assist you. This section contains information about where to go for additional information about Lenovo computers, what to do if you experience a problem with your computer, and whom to call for service should it ...
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    ... computer even easier. Calling the Customer Support Center If you have tried... information by telephone through the Customer Support Center. The following services are available during the warranty... hardware repair - If the problem is determined to be caused by Lenovo hardware under warranty, trained...
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    ... for or by Lenovo or non warranted parts Identification of software problem sources Configuration of BIOS as part of an installation or upgrade Changes, ....com, and click Warranty, then follow the instructions on the screen. Refer to your Lenovo hardware warranty for a full explanation of Lenovo ...
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    Chapter 5. Getting Help and Service Machine Type and Model Serial numbers ...other components, or your proof of purchase Description of the problem Hardware and software configuration information ... numbers for your Customer Support Center location are located in "Appendix A. Lenovo Limited Warranty"...
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    ... computer might be eligible for International Warranty Service, which automatically entitles you to obtain ... procedures vary by country, and some services might not be available in all countries. ..., go to http://consumersupport.lenovo.com, click Warranty, and follow the instructions on the screen. 67
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    ...in this document does not alter the terms of your purchase agreement or the Lenovo Limited Warranty. For more information, See "Appendix A. ... product, observe all warnings on the product and in the operating instructions, and review the information included in this document carefully. By carefully ...
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    ... for further guidance. For a list of Service and Support phone numbers, see http://consumersupport.lenovo.com. Frequently inspect your computer ... do not use the product. Contact the Customer Support Center or the product manufacturer for instructions on how to inspect the product and have it repaired...
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    ...not operate normally when you follow the operating instructions. Note: If you notice these ... (such as an extension cord) that is not manufactured for or by Lenovo, stop using that product until you can contact the product manufacturer for further instructions, or until you get a suitable replacement...
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    ... installation are referred to as Customer Replaceable Units, or CRUs. Lenovo provides documentation with instructions when it is appropriate for customers to install options or replace ... If you have any questions or concerns, contact the Customer Support Center. Although there are no moving parts in ...
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    Chapter 6. Safety, Use, and Care Information 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 Danger...
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    Chapter 6. Safety, Use, and Care Information Protect power cords and power adapters from liquids. For instance, do not leave your power cord or power adapter near sinks, tubs, toilets, or on floors that are cleaned with liquid cleansers. Liquids can cause a short circuit, particularly if the power...
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    Chapter 6. Safety, Use, and Care Information Extension Cords and Related Devices Danger: Ensure that extension cords, surge protectors, uninterruptible power supplies, and power strips that you use are rated to handle the electrical requirements of the product. Never overload these devices. If ...
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    Chapter 6. Safety, Use, and Care Information outlet. If you cannot insert the plug into the outlet, contact an electrician for an approved outlet adapter or to replace the outlet with one that enables this safety feature. Never overload an electrical outlet. The overall system load should not ...
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    ... 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. Lithium Coin Cell Battery Notice Danger: Danger of ...
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    Chapter 6. Safety, Use, and Care Information Products containing CR (manganese dioxide) lithium coin cell batteries may contain perchlorate. Perchlorate Material - special handling may apply. See http://www.dtsc.ca.gov/hazardouswaste/perchlorate. Heat and Product Ventilation Danger: Computers,...
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    Chapter 6. Safety, Use, and Care Information Ventilation slots, fans and/or heat sinks are provided with the product for safety, comfort, and reliable operation. These features might inadvertently become blocked by placing the product on a bed, sofa, carpet, or other flexible surface. Never block, ...
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    Chapter 6. Safety, Use, and Care Information CD and DVD Drive Safety Danger: CD and DVD drives spin discs at a high speed. If a CD or DVD is cracked or otherwise physically damaged, it is possible for the disc to break apart or even shatter when the CD drive is in use. To protect against possible...
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    ..., water, or structural damage. Disconnect the attached power cords, battery pack, and all the cables before you open the device covers, unless instructed otherwise in the installation and configuration procedures. Do not use your computer until you have closed the cover. Never use the computer when ...
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    Chapter 6. Safety, Use, and Care Information Connect and disconnect cables as described in the following procedures when installing, moving, or opening covers on this product or attached devices. To connect: 1. Turn everything OFF. 2. First, attach all cables to devices. 3. Attach signal cables to ...
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    Chapter 6. Safety, Use, and Care Information Laser Compliance Statement Some personal computer models are equipped from the factory with a CD or DVD drive. CD and DVD drives are also sold separately as options. CD and DVD drives are laser products. The drive's classification label (shown below) ...
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    ... above a Class 1 level during normal operation, user maintenance, or servicing. When a CD or DVD drive is installed, note the following handling instructions. Danger: Use of controls, adjustments, or performance of procedures other than those specified herein might ...
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    Chapter 6. Safety, Use, and Care Information Danger: Laser radiation when open. Do not stare into the beam, do not view directly with optical instruments, and avoid direct exposure to the beam. Liquid Crystal Display (LCD) Notice Attention: Mercury Information (does not apply to LED backlit ...
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    Chapter 6. Safety, Use, and Care Information Caring Your Computer Though your computer is designed to function reliably in normal work environments, you need to use common sense in handling it. By following these important tips, you will get the most use and enjoyment out of your computer. Be ...
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    Chapter 6. Safety, Use, and Care Information Place liquids away from your computer to avoid spills, and keep your computer away from water (to avoid the danger of electrical shock). Do not eat or smoke over your keyboard. Particles that fall into your keyboard can cause damage. Store packing ...
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    Chapter 6. Safety, Use, and Care Information - Wherever possible, ground your computer to facilitate safe electrostatic discharge. Note: Not all such appliances cause a significant electrostatic charge. When you handle options or CRUs, or perform any work inside the computer, take the following ...
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    Chapter 6. Safety, Use, and Care Information Be Gentle with Your Computer Avoid placing any objects (including paper) between the display and the keyboard or under the keyboard. Do not drop, bump, scratch, twist, hit, vibrate, push, or place heavy objects on your computer, display, or external ...
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    ...until you hear the CD or DVD click into the center pivot of an optical drive before closing the tray. When installing your hard disk, follow the instructions shipped with your hardware, and apply pressure only where needed on the device. Data Safety Do not delete unknown files or change the name of...
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    ...forget a supervisor or hard disk password, Lenovo authorized service providers will not reset it, and ... (refer to the Web page: http://consumersupport.lenovo.com). This can help authorities return your .... Registering your computer also enables Lenovo to notify you about possible technical information ...
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    Chapter 6. Safety, Use, and Care Information Turn off your computer if you are replacing a device, or else verify that the device is warm- or hot-swappable. Before you install any of the following devices, touch a metal table or a grounded metal object. This action reduces any static electricity ...
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    Chapter 6. Safety, Use, and Care Information 5 6 7 8 9 Wipe the surface to remove the detergent. Rinse the sponge with clean running water. Wipe the cover with the clean sponge. Wipe the surface again with a dry, soft lint-free cloth. Wait for the surface to dry completely and remove any cloth ...
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    ... is important that you remain attentive to good posture, good lighting, and proper seating. By keeping these considerations in mind, you can improve performance and achieve greater comfort. Lenovo is committed to providing the latest information and technology to our customers with disabilities. 93
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    Chapter 6. Safety, Use, and Care Information Ergonomic Information Working in the virtual office may mean adapting to frequent changes in your environment. Following some simple rules will make things easier and bring you the maximum benefits of your computer. Keeping in mind such basics as good ...
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    ..., or upright) position. Chair: Use a chair that gives you good back support and seat height adjustment. Use chair adjustments to best suit your desired ..., utilize chair arm rests or an area on your working surface to provide weight support for your arms. Keep your forearms, wrists, and hands in a ...
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    ...fatigue or visual discomfort, consult a vision care specialist for advice. Maintenance An important part of owning your computer is maintenance. With proper care, you can avoid common problems. The following sections provide information that can help you to keep your computer running smoothly. 96
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    Chapter 6. Safety, Use, and Care Information General Tips for Maintenance 1 Check the capacity of your hard disk drive from time to time. If the hard disk drive gets too full, Windows® will slow down and might produce errors. Note: You can check the capacity of each hard disk drive as follows. ...
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    ...is present, it is a good idea to perform a daily backup. Lenovo has many backup options available for ... needed. Profile your machine at http://consumersupport.lenovo.com to keep up to date with current drivers and ... up to date on device drivers on other non-Lenovo hardware. You might want to read the ...
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    ...Center at the following Web address: http://consumersupport.lenovo.com. When calling the Customer Support Center, please make sure you have... the message written down. Device drivers are programs that contain instructions for the operating system about how to operate or "drive" a certain piece of ...
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    ... This Lenovo Limited Warranty applies only to Lenovo hardware products you purchased for your own use and... date of purchase specified on your invoice unless Lenovo informs you otherwise in writing. The warranty period and type of warranty service that apply to your product are designated below under ...
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    ... telephone numbers is available at consumersupport.lenovo.com. Warranty service may not be available in all... install designated software updates. Some problems can be resolved with a replacement part that you... to you for you to install. If your problem cannot be resolved over the telephone or remotely...
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    ... product, your sole remedy is to return the product to your place of purchase or to Lenovo and your purchase price will be refunded. Exchange of a Product or Part When the warranty service involves the exchange of a product or part, the item your Service Provider replaces ...
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    ... name, phone numbers, address, and e-mail address. Lenovo will use this information to perform ... with you, such as to conduct internal reviews of the efficiency of the warranty service we provide to you.... about your satisfaction regarding our warranty service or to notify you about any product recalls...
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    ... procure and provide with or integrate into the Lenovo product at your request; any technical or other support, such as assistance with ... alteration of identification labels on the product or its parts. Limitation of Liability Lenovo is responsible for loss of, or damage to, your product only while ...
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    ... remove and/or backup all such information from the product prior to its service or return. Circumstances may arise where, because of a default on ..., regardless of the basis on which you are entitled to claim damages from Lenovo (including fundamental breach, negligence, misrepresentation, or other ...
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    Appendix A. Lenovo Limited Warranty Dispute Resolution If you acquired the product in Cambodia, Indonesia, Philippines, Vietnam or ... YOU ALSO MAY HAVE OTHER RIGHTS UNDER APPLICABLE LAW OR WRITTEN AGREEMENT WITH LENOVO. NOTHING IN THIS WARRANTY AFFECTS STATUTORY RIGHTS, INCLUDING RIGHTS OF CONSUMERS ...
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    ... Warranty European Economic Area (EEA) Customers in the EEA may contact Lenovo at the following address:..., Greenock, Scotland PA16 9WX. Service under this warranty for Lenovo hardware products purchased ... been announced and made available by Lenovo. This Lenovo Limited Warranty is available in other ...
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    Appendix A. Lenovo Limited Warranty Warranty Information Product or Machine Type Country or Region ...pack 1 year Warranty Period Type of Warranty Service 3, 4 Parts and Labor 1 year Battery ...specified for your product and the available service. Scheduling of service will depend upon the time of your...
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    ...and tools. CRU information and replacement instructions are shipped with your product and are available from Lenovo at any time upon request. You... external CRUs (such as mice, keyboards, or monitors) is your responsibility. Lenovo specifies in the materials shipped with a replacement CRU whether the ...
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    ...provide a suitable working area to allow disassembly and reassembly of the Lenovo product. For some products, certain repairs may require your ...or Mail-In Service, your product will be repaired or exchanged at a designated service center, with delivery or shipping arranged by you. You are responsible...
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    ... the time of printing and are subject to change without notice. For the latest warranty service contact telephone number in a country please contact Lenovo, or your reseller in your country. Singapore Malaysia Thailand Indonesia Philippines Vietnam India Toll...
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    ... No. 0800 446 833 8-800-700-7888 +7-(495) 662-7888 Additionally, you can find support information, and updates, including service phone numbers for unlisted countries on the Lenovo Web site located at: http://consumersupport.lenovo.com. 112
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    ... for replacing all external CRUs. Internal CRUs can be removed and installed by customers or by a Lenovo service technician during the warranty period. Your computer contains the following types of external CRUs: External CRUs (pluggable): These CRUs ...
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    Appendix C. Specifications Specifications Size Width: approximate 334 mm Depth: approximate 241 mm Height: approximate 24 to 37.8 mm Temperature – Operating with no optical disc in the drive: 5° to 35°C (41° to 95°F) – Operating with an optical disc in the drive: 10° to 35°C (50° to 95...
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    Appendix C. Specifications Power source (AC adapter) Input rating of the AC adapter: 90-264 V ac, 47 to 63 Hz 65 W (with integrated graphics card)/90 W (with discrete graphics card) Note: For models with discrete graphics card, the supplied 90W AC adapter with the unit is recommended. Otherwise,...
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    ...Notices Lenovo may not offer the products, services, or features discussed in this document in all countries. Consult your local Lenovo representative for information on the products and services... You can send license inquiries, in writing, to: Lenovo (United States), Inc. 1009 Think Place...
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    ... this document are not intended for use in implantation or other life support applications where malfunction may result in injury or death to .... The information contained in this document does not affect or change Lenovo product specifications or warranties. Nothing in this document shall operate as ...
  • Lenovo Y430 | Y430 User Guide V1.0 - Page 127
    ... this document should verify the applicable data for their specific environment. The software interface and hardware configuration described in all the manuals included with your computer may not match the actual configuration of the computer you purchased. Export classification notice This product...
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    ... that is compliant to Bluetooth Specification 2.0 + EDR as defined by the Bluetooth SIG. Following profiles are supported by Bluetooth Daughter Card: Generic Access Service Discovery Serial Port Dial-up Networking FAX LAN Access using PPP Personal Area ...
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    ... guidelines found in radio frequency safety standards and recommendations, Lenovo believes the integrated wireless cards are safe for use by ... and result from deliberations of panels and committees of scientists who continually review and interpret the extensive research literature. In some situation...
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    Appendix D. Notices If you are uncertain of the policy that applies on the use of wireless devices in a specific organization (e.g., airport or hospital), you are encouraged to ask for authorization to use Wireless LAN PCI Express Mini Card or Bluetooth Daughter Card prior to turning on the ...
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    Appendix D. Notices Example of antenna grounding Ground clamp Antenna lead-in wire Antenna discharge unit (NEC Section 810-20) Grounding conductors (NEC Section 810-21) Power service grounding electrode system (NEC Article 250, Part H) Ground clamps Electronic service equipment 122
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    Appendix D. Notices The following notice applies to all countries and regions: Danger: Outdoor antenna grounding If an outside antenna or cable system is connected to the equipment, be sure the antenna or cable system is grounded as to provide some protection against voltage surges and built-up ...
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    ... Emissions Notices The following information refers to Lenovo IdeaPad Y430, machine type 20005, 2781. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Statement This ...to which the receiver is connected. Consult an authorized dealer or service representative for help. Properly shielded and grounded ...
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    ... harmful interference, and (2) this device must accept any interference received, including interference that may cause undesired operation. Responsible party: Lenovo (United States) Incorporated 1009 Think Place - Building One Morrisville, NC 27650 U.S.A. Telephone: (919) 294-5900 Industry Canada ...
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    .... Des Weiteren dürfen auch nur von der Lenovo empfohlene Kabel angeschlossen werden. Lenovo ü..., wenn das Produkt ohne Zustimmung der Lenovo verändert bzw. wenn Erweiterungskomponenten von Fremdherstellern ohne Empfehlung der Lenovo gesteckt/eingebaut werden. Deutschland: Einhaltung des Gesetzes ü...
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    ... EMVG das EG-Konformitätszeichen - CE - zu führen. Verantwortlich für die Konformitätserklärung nach Paragraf 5 des EMVG ist die Lenovo (Deutschland) GmbH, Gropiusplatz 10, D-70563 Stuttgart. Informationen in Hinsicht EMVG Paragraf 4 Abs. (1) 4: Das Gerät erfüllt die Schutzanforderungen nach ...
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    ... of the laws of the Member States relating to electromagnetic compatibility. Lenovo cannot accept responsibility for any failure to satisfy the ... or electronic equipment. Such cables and connectors are available from Lenovo authorized dealers. Lenovo cannot accept responsibility for any interference ...
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    Appendix D. Notices Japanese VCCI Class B Statement Japan Compliance Statement for Power line Harmonics A statement of compliance to the IEC 61000-3-2 harmonics standard is required for all products connecting to the power mains and rated less than 20A per phase. Korea Class B 129
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    ... Notices WEEE and Recycling Statements General Recycling Statement Lenovo encourages owners of information technology (IT) equipment to responsibly recycle ... Information on product recycling offerings can be found on Lenovo's Internet site at http://www.pc.ibm.com/ww/lenovo/about/environment 130
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    ..., but use the collection framework available to them for the return, recycle, recovery of WEEE and minimize any potential effects of EEE on the environment and human health due to the presence of hazardous substances. For additional WEEE information go to: http://consumersupport.lenovo.com. 131
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    ... Statements Collecting and Recycling a Disused Lenovo Computer or Monitor If you are a company ... with the Law for Promotion of Effective Utilization of Resources, Lenovo Japan provides, through its PC Collecting and... computers and monitors. For details, visit the Lenovo Web site at www.ibm.com/jp/pc/...
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    ..., contact the proper person in Lenovo sales, service, or marketing, and follow that person's instructions. You also .../jp/pc/environment/recycle/battery http://www.ibm.com/jp/pc/environment/recycle/battery If.../jp/pc/environment/recycle/battery http://www.ibm.com/jp/pc/environment/recycle/battery 133...
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    Appendix D. Notices Notice for Users in the U.S.A California Perchlorate Information: Products containing CR (manganese dioxide) lithium coin cell batteries may contain perchlorate. Perchlorate Material - special handling may apply. See http://www.dtsc.ca.gov/hazardouswaste/perchlorate. Notice...
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    .... You can destroy the data physically by smashing the hard disk with a hammer, or magnetically by means of strong magnetic power, thus making the data unreadable. But we recommend that you make use of the software (payware) or service (pay service) specifically developed for the purpose. 135
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    Appendix D. Notices Trademarks Lenovo, lenovo logo, IdeaPad, VeriFace, OneKey Rescue (OneKey ... States, other countries, or both. Other company, product, or service names may be trademarks ... or registered trademarks of their respective holders. In this manual, ™ and ® marks are not specified. 136...
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    ... Replaceable Unit (CRU) parts list ...113 Customer Support Center ...64 D Display Cleaning ...93 Drivers ...... ...93 Computer Keyboard ...92 H Hard Disk Drive Problems ...61 HDMI connector ...4, 46 Headphone/SPDIF jack...47 Help Customer Support Center ...64 Help and Service ...63 on the Web ...64 ...
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    ... Emissions ...124 EU Environmental...128 for US Users ...134 Numeric Keypad ...14 K Keyboard Cleaning...92 Problems ...55 Using...14 O OneKey Rescue System button ...2 Optical drive ...6, 20 L Lenovo Limited Warranty ...100 P Password Problems ...55 Using ...27 PCI Express ...
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    Index Hard Disk Drive ...61 Hibernation Mode ...56 Keyboard ...55 Password ...55 Sleep Mode ...56 Sound ...60 Startup ...61 Trademarks ...136 Troubleshooting ...53 U USB port ...4, 6, 40 R Remote...22 V VeriFace ...27 VGA port ...4, 45 Volume button ...16 S Security...26 Security keyhole...3 ...
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    ... correctly, DO NOT RETURN IT TO THE STORE. For technical assistance, contact a Lenovo support specialist 24 hours a day by calling toll free 1-877-4 LENOVO (1-877-453-6686). Additionally, you can find support information and updates on the Lenovo Web site located at http://...
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