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3000 C100 Series

User Guide

Version 1.0
2009.8
31039405
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  • Page 1: User Guide

    3000 C100 Series User Guide Version 1.0 2009.8 31039405 31039405_3000 C100_UG_FM_EN_V1.01 1 2009.8.4 4:59:59 PM...
  • Page 2: Important Safety Information

    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 2009. 31039405_3000 C100_UG_EN_V1.0.in1 1 2009.8.4 5:03:40 PM...
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  • Page 4: Table Of Contents

    Contents Important Safety Information Chapter 1 Using the Computer Hardware ... 1 1.1 Front view ...2 1.2 Rear view ...2 1.3 Computer stand ...3 1.4 Connecting your computer ...4 1.5 Computer instruction ...8 1.6 Keyboard and Mouse (wired) ...10 Chapter 2 Using the Rescue System ... 11 2.1 Installing Drivers and Software Shipped with Your Computer ...12 2.2 OneKey Recovery ...13 2.3 File Management ...14...
  • Page 5 Chapter 5 Troubleshooting and Confirming Setup ... 27 5.1 Troubleshooting Display Problems ...28 5.2 Troubleshooting Audio Problems ...29 5.3 Troubleshooting Software Problems...29 5.4 Troubleshooting Problems with Optical Drives and Hard Disks ...30 5.5 Special considerations for troubleshooting Windows ...31 Contents 31039405_3000 C100_UG_EN_V1.0.in2 2 2009.8.4 5:03:40 PM...
  • Page 6: Chapter 1 Using The Computer Hardware

    Using the Computer Hardware Chapter This chapter contains the following topics: ÿ Computer hardware introduction ÿ Information on computer connections Note: The descriptions in this chapter might vary from your computer, depending on computer models and configurations. 31039405_3000 C100_UG_EN_V1.0.in1 1 User Guide 2009.8.4 5:03:42 PM...
  • Page 7: Front View

    1.1 Front view Brightness up button Brightness down button LCD On/Off Power button 1.2 Rear view User Guide 31039405_3000 C100_UG_EN_V1.0.in2 2 1 2 3 Camera Optical drive slot USB ports (2) Built-in microphone 2009.8.4 5:04:28 PM...
  • Page 8: Computer Stand

    Power connector PS/2 Keyboard connector USB ports (2) 1.3 Computer stand Use the stand to position the display to your preference. It can be rotated between 35º and 54º from the chassis. The stand provides stability to the computer; it is not a removable part. Attention: 1.
  • Page 9: Connecting Your Computer

    If your computer uses an AC adapter: Note: Use only the Lenovo provided AC adapter approved for use with this device. Use of another AC adapter may cause a fire or explosion. 1.4.2 Connect the keyboard cable to the appropriate keyboard connector (PS2 connector or USB connector).
  • Page 10 1.4.3 Connect the mouse cable to the appropriate mouse connector (USB connector). 1.4.4 If you have audio devices, attach them using the following instructions: Microphone Use this connector to attach a microphone (purchased separately) to your computer when you want to record sound or if you use speech-recognition software.
  • Page 11: If You Have Powered Speakers Without An Adapter

    a. Connect the cable that runs between the speakers if necessary. On some speakers, this cable is permanently attached. b. Connect the adapter cable to the speaker if necessary. On some speakers, this cable is permanently attached. c. Connect the speakers to the Headphone port on the computer. d.
  • Page 12 USB connector Network adapter connector IEEE 1394 TV-Tuner connector 1.4.8 Connect the power cords properly to grounded electrical outlets. 1. Plug the power adapter cord into the back of the computer. 2. Plug the power cord into the AC adapter. 3.
  • Page 13: Computer Instruction

    1.5 Computer instruction Press the power button on the side of this computer to turn it on. Note: The buttons at the top of the screen are LCD ON/OFF, Brightness up and down buttons. User Guide 31039405_3000 C100_UG_EN_V1.0.in8 8 2009.8.4 5:04:35 PM...
  • Page 14 Do not insert 3-inch discs into the optical drive slot. Hold the computer firmly when you carry it. User Guide 31039405_3000 C100_UG_EN_V1.0.in9 9 2009.8.4 5:04:38 PM...
  • Page 15: Keyboard And Mouse (wired)

    —— Volume up —— Mute 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 16: Chapter 2 Using The Rescue System

    Using the Rescue System Chapter This chapter contains the following topics: ÿ Rescue System ÿ Internet application instructions Attention: Using this program will result in a loss of data. • You can recover the C drive of the • If you want to install an operating system 31039405_3000 C100_UG_EN_V1.0.in11 11 computer to the factory default settings or to the last system backup status using OneKey Recovery. With this operation, all of the existing data on drive C will be lost, whereas the content and format of the other partitions of the hard disk drive will remain unchanged.
  • Page 17: Installing Drivers And Software Shipped With Your Computer

    The system will restart. After the system is restarted, the installation process will continue until completion. Method 2: Manual Installation In the Windows system, Click Start → All Programs → Lenovo → Drivers and Application Installation. After starting the procedure, install all the drivers and software manually according to the prompt.
  • Page 18: Onekey Recovery

    2. If a Windows operating system is not preinstalled in your computer, the OneKey Recovery function will instead contain the following two functions: Create original backup: Without factory backup, the Lenovo OneKey Recovery enables you to back up all data of the current system partition manually after installing the operating system and common software.
  • Page 19: File Management

    Detailed Operation Procedure (example: Recovering Factory Backup): 1. Turn on the computer. When the screen displays the Lenovo picture initially, press the F2 key on the keyboard to start the Rescue System, then you can select OneKey Recovery. 2. Select Recover Factory Backup to start the system recovery function.
  • Page 20: Setting A Password

    2.3.3 Setting a Password To ensure authentication of the user who is copying the files, the Lenovo file management function enables you to set a protection password. Users are unable to access the files in your hard disk drive partitions without passing the password authentication.
  • Page 21: Onekey Antivirus

    Therefore, it can restore your computer system when the operating system is damaged by a virus. 2.4.1 Launch Turn on the computer. When the Lenovo picture appears on the screen initially, press the F2 key to launch Rescue System. Then select OneKey Antivirus. 2.4.2 Scan and Kill Viruses There are two options to scan and kill viruses: 1) Scan all partitions of the disk consecutively and kill the detected viruses.
  • Page 22 2.4.3.3 Obtaining the Latest Virus Package from a Flash Disk 1. First, make a flash disk of OneKey Antivirus in the Windows system. Connect a flash disk to the USB connector, and click Start → All Programs → Lenovo → Download USB update package.
  • Page 23 . This software only scans and kills the viruses in the hard disk drive partitions, not in floppy disks, flash disks or CDs. You can install and use anti-virus software under the Windows system to scan such media. . In the process of cleaning viruses, do not power off the computer. Otherwise, it may damage the files in the hard disk drive. User Guide 31039405_3000 C100_UG_EN_V1.0.in18 18 2009.8.4 5:04:42 PM...
  • Page 24: Chapter 3 Using The Computer Software

    Using the Computer Software Chapter This chapter contains the following topics: ÿ Computer software instructions 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. 31039405_3000 C100_UG_EN_V1.0.in19 19 User Guide 2009.8.4 5:04:44 PM...
  • Page 25: Power2go - Burning Discs

    3.1.2 Starting the Burner Software 1. Choose All Programs → Lenovo → Power2Go → Power2Go from the Start menu to launch the burner program. 2. Choose a task for the burner from the task list. Then start the burner to record files.
  • Page 26: Windvd

    3.2 WinDVD With WinDVD, you can play DVDs and VCDs. To launch the player: Choose All Programs → InterVideo WinDVD from the Start menu to launch the player. Click the “?” icon to obtain more information about WinDVD. The WinDVD player includes the following basic buttons: — Play — Move backward within the current track — Pause...
  • Page 27: Trend Micro Internet Security

    3.3 Trend Micro Internet Security If the Trend Micro Internet Security antivirus software is installed on your computer, use the following instructions. Trend Micro Internet Security is a common type of antivirus software. It can scan and kill viruses and Trojans in the computer. 3.3.1 Using the Trend Micro Internet Security Choose Trend Micro Internet Security in All Programs from the Start menu to launch the Trend Micro Internet Security antivirus software.
  • Page 28: Chapter 4 System Maintenance And Recovery

    System Maintenance and Chapter Recovery This chapter contains the following topics: ÿ Daily Maintenance and Tools Instructions 31039405_3000 C100_UG_EN_V1.0.in23 23 User Guide 2009.8.4 5:04:46 PM...
  • Page 29: Restoring The System

    4.1 Restoring the System The system can develop problems due to erroneous operation or the installation of additional software. If software problems develop in the originally installed software, you can restore the system by using system backup and restoration features. Note: The existing system settings will change after restoration. Check the settings of the restored system to ensure they match settings that may be critical to your needs.
  • Page 30: Checking For, And Correcting Disk Errors

    3. Click the OK button to start the cleanup process. 4.4 Checking For, and Correcting Disk Errors To properly maintain your system, you should periodically check for and fix hard disk errors by doing the following: 1. Right-click the icon for the hard disk drive (HDD) that you want to reorganize, then select Properties from the pop-up menu.
  • Page 31 contain flammable substances. Note: To avoid damaging the LCD monitor, do not spray cleaning solution directly onto the monitor. Only use products specifically designed for cleaning monitors, and follow the instructions that are included with the product. The following are general methods for cleaning the components: • You can use a soft cloth to remove dust on the surface of the computer, the monitor, the printer, the speakers and the mouse. • You can use a vacuum cleaner to clean in otherwise inaccessible corners. •...
  • Page 32: Chapter 5 Troubleshooting And Confirming Setup

    Troubleshooting and Confirming Chapter Setup This chapter contains the following topics: ÿ 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. 31039405_3000 C100_UG_EN_V1.0.in27 27 User Guide 2009.8.4 5:04:49 PM...
  • Page 33: Troubleshooting Display Problems

    Check that the LCD screen has been turned on; If not, press the LCD On/Off button to turn on the LCD. If still cannot solve the problem, contact to Lenovo Customer Service. Problem: You need to change display property settings.
  • Page 34: Troubleshooting Audio Problems

    2. Move any interfering devices away from the computer. 3. If the problem persists, consult with Lenovo Service. 5.2 Troubleshooting Audio Problems Problem: No sound from integrated speakers Troubleshooting and problem resolution: •...
  • Page 35: Troubleshooting Problems With Optical Drives And

    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 36: Special Considerations For Troubleshooting Windows

    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. But the actual hard disk capacity is expressed in the binary system as 1024 bytes (For example, the nominal capacity 1G is 1000M, while the actual capacity 1G is 1024M).
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