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Lenovo H430 User Manual

Lenovo h4 series user guide v3.0.
Also See for H430:
User manual - 57 pages
Hardware manual - 39 pages
Specifications - 2 pages
Machine type: 10059/7723
10060/7724
10068/7752
10080/3099/1194
10091/2558/1196
Version 3.0
2011.08
31500352
H4 Series
User Guide

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    Machine type: 10059/7723 10060/7724 10068/7752 10080/3099/1194 10091/2558/1196 H4 Series User Guide Version 3.0 2011.08 31500352...

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    Danger: Be aware of extremely hazardous or lethal situations. Attention: Be aware of possible damage to programs, devices, or data. Note: Pay attention to this important information. © Copyright Lenovo 2011...

  • Page 4: Table Of Contents

    2.5 System Recovery ..............18 2.6 Create Recovery Disc ............18 Chapter 3 Using the Computer Software ......19 3.1 Lenovo Dynamic Brightness system ........20 3.2 Lenovo Eye Distance System ..........21 Chapter 4 Troubleshooting and Confirming Setup ....23 4.1 Troubleshooting Display Problems .........24 4.2 Troubleshooting Audio Problems ...........25...

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    Contents...

  • Page 6: Chapter 1 Using The Computer Hardware

    Using the Computer Hardware Chapter This chapter contains the following topics:  Computer hardware introduction  Information on computer connections Note: The descriptions in this chapter might vary from your computer, depending on computer models and configurations. User Guide...

  • Page 7: Front View Of The Chassis

    1.1 Front view of the chassis Attention: Be sure not to block any air vents on the computer. Blocked air vents can cause thermal problems. Power button Optical Drive (Selected models only) Memory card reader (Selected models only) USB connector (2) Headphone connector Microphone connector Note: This computer only can be placed in a vertical position.

  • Page 8: Rear View Of The Chassis

    (If the rear view configuration in this chapter is different from your actual computer, the rear view configuration of your actual computer should be taken as final and binding.) Lenovo H430 Voltage selection switch (Selected models only) Power connector PS/2 keyboard connector (Selected models only)

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    Audio line-in connector Standalone graphic card (Selected models only) Expansion card slots (Access connectors for any installed PCI express cards) Lenovo H415 Voltage selection switch (Selected models only) Power connector On-board VGA connector (Selected models only) HDMI connector (Selected models only)

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    PCI Express X 16 graphics adapter connector (Some models are equipped with a graphic card) PCI Express X 1 adapter connector (Some models are equipped with a WIFI card or TV tuner card) Lenovo H405 Voltage selection switch (Selected models only) Power connector PS/2 keyboard connector...

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    PCI Express X 16 graphics adapter connector (Some models are equipped with a graphic card) PCI Express X 1 adapter connector (Some models are equipped with a WIFI card or TV tuner card) Lenovo H420 Voltage selection switch (Selected models only) Power connector PS/2 keyboard connector...

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    Microphone connector Audio line-out connector Audio line-in connector Standalone graphic card (Selected models only) Expansion card slots (Access connectors for any installed PCI express cards) Lenovo H410 Voltage selection switch (Selected models only) Power connector PS/2 keyboard connector PS/2 mouse connector...

  • Page 13: Connecting Your Computer

    HDMI connector (Selected models only) USB connectors (4) Ethernet connector Microphone connector Audio line-out connector Audio line-in connector PCI Express X 16 graphics adapter connector (Some models are equipped with a graphics card) PCI Express X 1 adapter connector (Some models are equipped with a WIFI card or TV tuner card.) 1.3 Connecting your computer Use the following information when connecting your computer.

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    1.3.2 Connect the keyboard cable to the appropriate keyboard connector. (PS/2 connector or USB connector) 1.3.3 Connect the mouse cable to the appropriate mouse connector. (PS/2 connector or USB connector) Note: If your computer is equipped with a wireless keyboard or mouse, follow those installation instructions.

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    • If you have an HDMI monitor, your computer must have an adapter installed that supports the HDMI monitor. Connect the cable to the port as shown. 1.3.5 If you have audio devices, attach them using the following instructions. Audio line-in This connector receives audio signals from an external audio device, such as a stereo system.

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    1.3.6 Audio configuration instruction: (This instruction is only for PC models whose mainboard supports audio transforming from 2.0 stereo to 5.1 surround.) This model of computer supports transforming stereo sound into 5.1 surround sound. Use the following guides when connecting to the 5.1 surround audio device: Blue line-in connector Surround Green line-out connector...

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    1.3.7 If you have powered speakers with an adapter: (This picture is only a sketch print, it does not show the actual figure of the speaker.) a. Connect the cable that runs between the speakers, if necessary. On some speakers, this cable is permanently attached. b.

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    1.3.9 Connect any additional devices that you have. Your computer might not have all connectors that are shown. Use this connector to attach a device that requires a USB connector USB connection. TV-Tuner connector Only supported on systems with optional TV tuner card (Some models are equipped with this connector).

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    1.3.12 Wired keyboard (Selected models only) PS/2 keyboard USB keyboard LVT —— After entering Windows, press this key to launch the LVT (Lenovo Vantage Technology) program, Lenovo’s pre-loaded Home PC software. In addition to its own functions, the LVT program will allow you to start other Windows compatible software, specially configured to run on this model of computer.

  • Page 20: Chapter 2 Using The Rescue System

    Using the Rescue System Chapter This chapter contains the following topics:  OneKey Recovery  Driver and Application Installation  System Setup  System Backup  System Recovery  Create Recovery Disc Attention: Using this program will result in loss of data. •...

  • Page 21: Onekey Recovery, Driver And Application Installation

    2.2 Driver and Application Installation The Driver and Application Installation function in the rescue system provides a way for the user to conveniently reinstall all of the Lenovo applications and drivers that were shipped with your Lenovo hardware. User Guide...

  • Page 22: System Setup

    The system will restart. After the system has restarted, the installation process will continue until it has completed. Method 2: Manual Installation In the Windows system, Click Start → All Programs → Lenovo → Lenovo Drivers and Application Installation. After starting the procedure, install all the drivers and software manually by following the prompts.

  • Page 23: System Backup, System Recovery, Create Recovery Disc

    This backs up your system partition to an image file. In case of a system failure, you can restore your system from this image file. In the Windows system, click Start → All Programs → Lenovo → Lenovo Rescue System.

  • Page 24: Chapter 3 Using The Computer Software

    Using the Computer Software Chapter This chapter contains the following topics:  Lenovo Dynamic Brightness system  Lenovo Eye Distance System Note: The interface and function of each of these features are subject to the actual software that was shipped with the computer model that you purchased.

  • Page 25: Lenovo Dynamic Brightness System

    PC camera and is available only after the camera is installed. Before using this software, do the following: 1) Click Start → All Programs → Lenovo USB2.0 UVC Camera → vmcap. 2) Select Options → Preview from the pop-up window to display the image in the video capture window.

  • Page 26: Lenovo Eye Distance System

    If there are other devices in this option, do not check them. Only choose the “Lenovo USB 2.0 UVC Camera” device, and the window should display the camera image. An image, which is caught by Lenovo PC camera, will be displayed in the video capture window. Adjust the position and pitch angle of the camera to ensure the whole face is displayed in the video capture window.

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    The default setting has been pre-selected. You can adjust the viewing distance according to your needs. Notes: 1. Ensure the lens of the camera is exposed and not covered. 2. Ensure your eyes are exposed and not covered. (The function that detects the distance between the user and monitor is based on the position of the user’s eyes.

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    Troubleshooting and Chapter Confirming Setup This chapter contains the following topics:  Troubleshooting and Problem Resolution Note: The description of the TV-Tuner card in this manual is only used for the machines which have the TV-Tuner card. It does not apply to those machines that do not have a TV-Tuner card.

  • Page 29: Troubleshooting Display Problems

    • If an error message occurs in a program, see the program’s documentation. Note: The procedures in this document were written for the Windows default view, so they may not apply if you set your Lenovo computer to ®...

  • Page 30: Troubleshooting Audio Problems, Troubleshooting Software Problems

    UPSs, regulators, fluorescent lamps or other computers that may be generating magnetic interference. 2. Move any interfering devices away from the computer. 3. If the problem persists, consult with Lenovo Service. 4.2 Troubleshooting Audio Problems Problem: No sound from integrated speakers.

  • Page 31: Troubleshooting Problems With Optical Drives And Hard Disks

    1. Check to determine if there is an optical drive icon in the resource manager of the operating system. If not, restart your computer. If there is still no icon, contact Lenovo Service. Otherwise, continue with the next step of this procedure.

  • Page 32: Special Considerations For Troubleshooting Windows

    Problem: The capacity of the hard disk, as indicated by the system, is less than the nominal capacity. Troubleshooting and problem resolution: For computers equipped with the OneKey Recovery feature, the system recovery feature needs to occupy some hard disk space. This may account for the apparent hard disk capacity deficit. Further Technical Explanation: The nominal capacity of the hard disk is expressed in the decimal system, 1000 bytes.

  • Page 33: Performing Daily Maintenance Tasks

    • Before you can watch teletext programming, you must set the TV tuner input signal to analog. 4.6 Performing Daily Maintenance Tasks Cleaning the computer components Because many of the computer components consist of sophisticated integrated circuit boards, it is very important to periodically clean around the computer to prevent dust buildup.

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