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  • Page 1 ® Lenovo ™ IdeaPad S9e and S10e User Guide...
  • Page 2 Second Edition (October 2008) © Copyright Lenovo 2008. All rights reserved. LENOVO products, data, computer software, and services have been developed exclusively at private expense and are sold to governmental entities as commercial items as defined by 48 C.F.R. 2.101 with limited and restricted rights to use, reproduction and disclosure.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Using wireless LAN Securing your computer . Attaching a security lock (optional) . Using passwords . Installing device drivers . Using battery and AC adapter © Copyright Lenovo 2008 . 10 . 10 . 12 . 12 . 13 . 15 .
  • Page 4 Checking battery status Using the AC adapter . Charging the battery . Handling the battery . Using Lenovo Quick Start . Chapter 3. Using external devices . Connecting a Universal Serial Bus (USB) device . Connecting a PC card device .
  • Page 5 A startup problem . Other problems . Chapter 5. Upgrading and replacing devices . Replacing the battery . Upgrading the hard disk drive . Replacing memory . Chapter 6. Getting help and service Getting help and service . Getting help on the Web . Calling the Customer Support Center .
  • Page 6 What if you are traveling? . Questions about vision? . Maintenance General tips for maintenance Appendix A. Warranty information Lenovo Limited Warranty Warranty information Types of warranty service Suplemento de Garantía para México . Appendix B. Customer Replaceable Units (CRUs) .
  • Page 7 General recycling statement . EU WEEE Statements . Japan recycling statements . Collecting and recycling a disused Lenovo computer or monitor . Disposing of a Lenovo computer components Disposing a disused battery pack from Lenovo notebook computers . Notice for users in the U.S.A. .
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  • Page 9: Chapter 1. Getting To Know Your Computer

    Chapter 1. Getting to know your computer Top view * The illustrations in this manual may differ from the actual product. © Copyright Lenovo 2008...
  • Page 10 Use to open Application Launcher when the Windows running. The Application Launcher provides quick access to common and frequently used applications. For more information about using the Novo button with Lenovo Quick Start, see “Using Lenovo Quick Start” on page 33. ®...
  • Page 11: Left-Side View

    Wireless device switch Use this switch to simultaneously turn on or turn off Wireless LAN and Bluetooth devices. Left-side view 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.
  • Page 12: Right-Side View

    See “Using memory cards” on page 15. USB 2.0 port See “Connecting a Universal Serial Bus (USB) device” on page 35. Right-side view PCI Express card slot See “Connecting a PC card device” on page 37. ® ™ Lenovo IdeaPad S9e and S10e User Guide...
  • Page 13 Headphone jack (external) See “Connecting a headphone and audio device” on page 39. Microphone jack (external) See “Connecting an external microphone” on page 41. USB 2.0 port See “Connecting a Universal Serial Bus (USB) device” on page 35. LAN port See “Using LAN port”...
  • Page 14: Front View

    Front view System status indicators The system status indicators show the current status of your computer. Speakers Built-in speakers for rich powerful sound. ® ™ Lenovo IdeaPad S9e and S10e User Guide...
  • Page 15: Bottom View

    Bottom view Battery latch - spring loaded The spring-loaded battery latch keeps the battery pack secured in place. Chapter 1. Getting to know your computer...
  • Page 16 The hard disk drive is secured in a compartment. Important: Do not disassemble the hard disk drive by yourself. If you do need to, ask a Lenovo authorized service center or dealer to disassemble it. v Memory (RAM) compartment The memory compartment provides expansion capabilities for additional memory.
  • Page 17: Chapter 2. Using Your Computer

    Wait until the power indicator light starts blinking (indicating that the computer is in standby) before you move your computer. Moving your computer while the hard disk is spinning can damage the hard disk, causing loss of data. © Copyright Lenovo 2008...
  • Page 18: Shutting Down Your Computer

    The functions of the left right click buttons correspond to those of the left and right mouse buttons on a conventional mouse. ® ™ Lenovo IdeaPad S9e and S10e User Guide...
  • Page 19 Note: You can also attach and use a USB mouse through the USB connector. For details, see “Connecting a Universal Serial Bus (USB) device” on page 35. Chapter 2. Using your computer...
  • Page 20: Using The Keyboard

    The keyboard has keys that, when enabled, work as a 10-key numeric keypad. To enable or disable the numeric keypad, press Fn + F7. * The illustrations in this manual may differ from the actual product. ® ™ Lenovo IdeaPad S9e and S10e User Guide...
  • Page 21: Function Key Combinations

    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 keys The following describes the features of each function key. Fn + F1: Fn + F2: Fn + F3: Fn + F5: ;...
  • Page 22 Fn + PgDn/End: Fn + Ins/SysRq: Fn + Del/PrtSc: Fn + up/down arrow: Fn + right/left arrow: ® ™ Lenovo IdeaPad S9e and S10e User Guide Enable/disable the touch pad. Enable/disable the Numeric keypad. Enable/disable Scroll Lock. Activate the Break function.
  • Page 23: Using Memory Cards

    Using memory cards Your computer comes with one Multi-media reader slot used to insert a memory card, such as an SD Card, a Multi-media Card, a Memory Stick, 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.
  • Page 24: Removing A Memory Card

    MSN, Yahoo! Messenger, Windows Live Messenger, or Windows Movie Maker. Using the Internet Your computer comes with LAN port for high-speed DSL connection and local area network (LAN), wireless LAN for wireless connection. ® ™ Lenovo IdeaPad S9e and S10e User Guide...
  • Page 25: Using Lan Port

    Using LAN port The LAN port supports a standard RJ-45 connector, and allows you to connect the computer to a high-speed DSL connection and local area network (LAN). CAUTION 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.
  • Page 26: Using Wireless Lan

    See “Right-side view” on page 4 for the location of the security keyhole. Note: You are responsible for evaluating, selecting, and implementing the locking devices and security features. Lenovo makes no comments, judgements, or warranties about the function, quality, or performance of locking devices and security features. ®...
  • Page 27: Using Passwords

    Using passwords Using passwords helps prevent your computer from being used by others. Once you set a password and enable it, a prompt appears on the screen each time you power on the computer. Enter your password at the prompt. The computer cannot be used unless you enter the correct password.
  • Page 28 To set a Supervisor Password: Only a system administrator is able to perform this procedure. 1. Turn on your computer. When the Lenovo logo and “Press <F2> to Setup” come up, immediately press F2 to enter the BIOS Setup Utility .
  • Page 29 To set a User Password: 1. Turn on your computer. When the Lenovo logo and “Press <F2> to Setup” come up, immediately press F2 to enter the BIOS Setup Utility . 2. Select Security, using the cursor directional keys.
  • Page 30 2. Type correct user password in Enter Current Password, and press Enter twice. Note: Make sure the Password on boot is set to Enabled if you need the password protection at power on. ® ™ Lenovo IdeaPad S9e and S10e User Guide...
  • Page 31 To set a Hard Disk Password: Note: The SSD model does not support the hard disk passwords. Two types of the hard disk passwords help protect the information stored on the hard disk: v Hard disk master password v Hard disk user password, which requires a hard disk master password You need to set a master password and a user password both as the Hard Disk Password.
  • Page 32 Enter New Password field, type a new user password in. 3. Press Enter once to move to the Confirm New Password field. Retype the password you just entered to verify it. ® ™ Lenovo IdeaPad S9e and S10e User Guide...
  • Page 33: Installing Device Drivers

    A compatible device driver is a requirement to ensure correct operation and performance of each component in your computer. For the hard disk drive (HDD) model, Lenovo provides all drivers that you need in the C:\SWTOOLS\APPS directory. To get the latest drivers, you can use System Update.
  • Page 34: Using Battery And Ac Adapter

    Make sure that the computer can gain access to the Internet with Internet Explorer. System Update downloads software from the Lenovo Web site regardless of whether a proxy has been specified. If a proxy has been specified, System Update downloads the software, as specified in the settings of Internet Explorer.
  • Page 35: Your Computer Batteries

    The operating system may run slower when using the battery mode. DANGER Use only the original battery or a battery supplied by Lenovo. The use of any other battery gives rise to a risk of fire. Dispose of used batteries in accordance with the instructions.
  • Page 36: Using The Ac Adapter

    You can check the status of your battery at any time by looking at the battery meter at the bottom of your display. Note: v When you do not use the AC adapter, disconnect it from the electrical outlet. ® ™ Lenovo IdeaPad S9e and S10e User Guide...
  • Page 37 v Do not wrap the power cord tightly around the AC power transformer pack when it is connected to the transformer. v You can charge the battery when the AC adapter is connected to the computer and the battery is installed. You need to charge it in any of the following conditions: –...
  • Page 38: Charging The Battery

    Do not attempt to disassemble or modify the battery pack. Attempting to do so can cause an explosion, or liquid leakage 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.
  • Page 39 The battery pack is a consumable supply. If your battery begins to discharge too quickly, replace the battery pack with a new one of the type recommended by Lenovo. For more information on replacing the battery pack, contact your Customer Support Center.
  • Page 40 DANGER Do not put the battery pack in trash that is disposed of in landfills. When disposing of the battery, comply with local ordinances or regulations and your company’s safety standards. ® ™ Lenovo IdeaPad S9e and S10e User Guide...
  • Page 41: Using Lenovo Quick Start

    Use Lenovo Quick Start to start your favorite Internet applications seconds after turning on your Lenovo computer. If Lenovo Quick Start is enabled, it starts before the Windows operating system is loaded. From the initial screen of the Lenovo Quick...
  • Page 42 Changing the settings in Lenovo Quick Start You can change the Boot up and Countdown timer settings of the Lenovo Quick Start program. Do either of the following: 1. In the BIOS, click Configuration -> Lenovo Quick Start features.
  • Page 43: Chapter 3. Using External Devices

    1.1 devices such as a keyboard, mouse, camera, hard disk drive, printer, and scanner. USB allows devices to be connected and disconnected without rebooting the computer (hot swapping), and allows specific classes of hardware to be used without requiring individual device drivers to be installed. © Copyright Lenovo 2008...
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  • Page 45: Connecting A Pc Card Device

    CAUTION 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. Connecting a PC card device Your computer comes with PCI Express card slot used for connecting PC card devices that are compatible with the PCI Express card interface.
  • Page 46: Connecting An External Display

    You can connect a VGA monitor by using a VGA port. To connect a VGA monitor, plug the display cable to VGA port on your computer. To shift to other connected display devices, press Fn + F3. ® ™ Lenovo IdeaPad S9e and S10e User Guide...
  • Page 47: Connecting A Headphone And Audio Device

    Connecting a headphone and audio device Your computer comes with one headphone jack used for connecting headphones, speakers, and audio devices. WARNING Listening to music at high volume over extended periods of time may damage your hearing. Chapter 3. Using external devices...
  • Page 48 EN 50332-2 (Clause 7 limits) for a wide band characteristic voltage of 75 mV. Using headphones that do not comply with EN 50332-2 can be dangerous due to excessive sound pressure levels. ® ™ Lenovo IdeaPad S9e and S10e User Guide...
  • Page 49: Connecting An External Microphone

    Connecting an external microphone Your computer comes with one external microphone jack used for connecting external microphone. Connecting a Bluetooth device Your computer can connect to and transfer data wirelessly to Bluetooth devices, such as computers, PDAs, and cell phones. Chapter 3.
  • Page 50: Enabling Bluetooth Communications

    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. ® ™ Lenovo IdeaPad S9e and S10e User Guide...
  • Page 51: Chapter 4. Troubleshooting

    This section lists frequently asked questions and tells where you can find detailed answers. What safety precautions should I follow when using my Lenovo computer? See Chapter 7, “Safety, use, and care information,” on page 83 for detailed information about safety.
  • Page 52 81. Where can I find warranty information? For the warranty applicable to your computer, including the warranty period and type of warranty service, see Appendix A, “Warranty information,” on page 119. ® ™ Lenovo IdeaPad S9e and S10e User Guide...
  • Page 53: Diagnosing Problems

    Attention: v If you need help or further information about the problem, choose any of the following: – Lenovo Troubleshooting Center – Updates and Support – System Reports v Running any tests may take up to several minutes or longer. Make sure you have time to run the entire test;...
  • Page 54: Diagnosing Problems Using Pc-Doctor For Dos

    To create a diagnostic CD/DVD image, download a self-starting bootable CD/DVD image (known as an .iso image) of the diagnostic program from http:// After you download the image, you can create the CD/DVD using any CD/DVD burning software. Running diagnostics from the CD/DVD...
  • Page 55: Troubleshooting

    Troubleshooting Display problems Problem: When I turn on the machine, nothing appears on the screen. Solution: 1. Make sure that: v The battery is installed correctly. v The AC adapter is connected to the computer and the power cord is plugged into a working electrical outlet.
  • Page 56: Password Problems

    Problem: You forgot your password. Solution: v If you forget your user password, you must take your computer to a Lenovo authorized servicer or a marketing representative to have that password canceled. v If you forget your supervisor password, a Lenovo authorized servicer cannot reset your password.
  • Page 57: Keyboard Problems

    Keyboard problems Problem: A number appears when you type a letter. Solution: The numeric lock function is on. To disable it, press Fn + F7/NmLK. Problem: All or some keys on the numeric keypad do not work. Solution: Make sure that the numeric keypad is correctly connected to the computer. Standby or hibernation problems Problem: The computer enters standby mode (the standby indicator turns on) immediately after Power-on self-test (POST).
  • Page 58 Turn off the computer by pressing and holding the power button for 4 seconds or more. Unsaved data may be lost. b. If the computer still does not respond, remove and reinstall the AC adapter and the battery. ® ™ Lenovo IdeaPad S9e and S10e User Guide...
  • Page 59: Computer Screen Problems

    Problem: The computer enters standby mode unexpectedly. Solution: 1. Make sure that no object blocks the air vents of the computer. When the processor overheats, the computer automatically enters standby mode to cool down and to protect the processor and other internal components. a.
  • Page 60 If the power indicator is in blinking blue, press any key or the power button to resume from the standby mode. v If you still have the problem, do the Solution in the following problem “The screen is unreadable or distorted.” ® ™ Lenovo IdeaPad S9e and S10e User Guide...
  • Page 61 Problem: The screen is unreadable or distorted. Solution: Make sure that: v The screen resolution and color quality are correctly set. v The display device driver is installed correctly. v The monitor type is correct. To check these settings, do as follows: 1.
  • Page 62: Sound Problems

    Problem: No sound can be heard from the speaker even when the volume is turned up. Solution: Make sure that: v The Mute function is off. v The headphone jack is not used. v Speakers is selected as a playback device. ® ™ Lenovo IdeaPad S9e and S10e User Guide...
  • Page 63: Battery Problems

    Battery problems Problem: The battery pack cannot be fully charged by the power-off method in the standard charge time for your computer. Solution: The battery pack might be over-discharged. Do the following: 1. Turn off the computer. 2. Make sure that the over-discharged battery pack is in the computer. 3.
  • Page 64: A Hard Disk Drive Problem

    3. Follow the instructions on the screen. 4. If you are asked to insert Product Recovery Disc, select OK and insert the product recovery disc. ® ™ Lenovo IdeaPad S9e and S10e User Guide Windows operating system does not start.
  • Page 65: Other Problems

    Other problems Problem: Your computer does not respond. Solution: v To turn off your computer, press and hold the power button for 4 seconds or more. If the computer still does not respond, remove the AC adapter and the battery. v Your computer might lock when it enters standby mode during a communication operation.
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  • Page 67: Chapter 5. Upgrading And Replacing Devices

    See Chapter 7, “Safety, use, and care information,” on page 83 before replacing the battery. To replace the battery 1. Turn off the computer, or enter hibernation mode. Then disconnect the AC adapter and all cables from the computer. 2. Close the computer display, and turn the computer over. © Copyright Lenovo 2008...
  • Page 68 3. Slide the battery latch to the unlocked position. ® ™ Lenovo IdeaPad S9e and S10e User Guide...
  • Page 69 4. Slide and hold the battery latch. Then, remove the battery. Chapter 5. Upgrading and replacing devices...
  • Page 70 5. Install a fully charged battery into the computer. ® ™ Lenovo IdeaPad S9e and S10e User Guide...
  • Page 71 6. Slide the battery latch to the locked position. 7. Turn the computer over again. Connect the AC adapter and the cables to the computer. Chapter 5. Upgrading and replacing devices...
  • Page 72: Upgrading The Hard Disk Drive

    See Chapter 7, “Safety, use, and care information,” on page 83 before replacing the hard disk drive. You can replace the hard disk drive (HDD) with a new one by following the procedure below. You can purchase a new HDD from your reseller or Lenovo marketing representative. Note: Replace the HDD only if you are upgrading it or having it repaired.
  • Page 73 To replace the HDD 1. Turn off the computer; then disconnect the AC adapter and all cables from the computer. 2. Close the computer display, and turn the computer over. 3. Remove the battery. 4. Loosen the screws 1 that hold the cover in place; then remove the cover 2 . Chapter 5.
  • Page 74 5. Slide the HDD in the direction of the arrow. ® ™ Lenovo IdeaPad S9e and S10e User Guide...
  • Page 75 6. Remove the HDD by pulling out the tab. Chapter 5. Upgrading and replacing devices...
  • Page 76 7. Align the HDD as shown in the drawing, then put it gently in place. ® ™ Lenovo IdeaPad S9e and S10e User Guide...
  • Page 77 8. Slide the HDD in the direction of the arrow. Chapter 5. Upgrading and replacing devices...
  • Page 78 2 . Then tighten the screws to secure the cover 3 . 10. Reinstall the battery. 11. Turn the computer over again. Connect the AC adapter and the cables to the computer. ® ™ Lenovo IdeaPad S9e and S10e User Guide...
  • Page 79: Replacing Memory

    Replacing memory Important: See Chapter 7, “Safety, use, and care information,” on page 83 before replacing memory. Increasing memory capacity is an effective way to make programs run faster. You can increase the amount of memory in your computer by installing a double data rate two (DDR2) synchronous dynamic random access memory (DRAM) unbuffered small outline dual inline memory module (SO-DIMM), available as an option, in the memory slot of your computer.
  • Page 80 5. Loosen the screws 1 that hold the cover in place; then remove the cover 2 . ® ™ Lenovo IdeaPad S9e and S10e User Guide...
  • Page 81 6. If an SO-DIMM is already installed in the memory slot, remove it to make room for the new one by pressing out on the latches 1 on both edges of the socket at the same time, and pulling out the SO-DIMM 2 . Be sure to save the old SO-DIMM for future use.
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  • Page 83 8. Reinstall the cover by aligning the side of the cover first 1 , and closing the cover 2 . Then tighten the screws to secure the cover 3 . 9. Reinstall the battery. 10. Turn the computer over, and reconnect the AC adapter and the cables to the computer.
  • Page 84 2. When the Lenovo logo and “Press <F2> to Setup” come up, immediately press F2 to enter the BIOS Setup Utility . 3. The “Installed memory” item shows the total amount of memory installed in your computer. ® ™ Lenovo...
  • Page 85: Chapter 6. Getting Help And Service

    Getting help and service If you need help, service, technical assistance, or just want more information about Lenovo computers, you will find a wide variety of 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 be necessary.
  • Page 86: Calling The Customer Support Center

    Lenovo hardware repair - If the problem is determined to be caused by Lenovo hardware under warranty, trained service personnel are available to provide the applicable level of service.
  • Page 87 To determine if your machine is in warranty and when the warranty expires, go to Lenovo, and click Warranty, then follow the instructions on the screen. For the terms and conditions of the Lenovo Limited Warranty that applies to your Lenovo hardware product, see Appendix A, “Warranty information,” on page 119.
  • Page 88: Getting Help Around The World

    Getting help around the world If you travel with your computer or relocate it to a country where your Lenovo machine type is sold, your computer might be eligible for International Warranty Service, which automatically entitles you to obtain warranty service throughout the warranty period.
  • Page 89: Worldwide Telephone List

    Worldwide telephone list Phone numbers are subject to change without notice. For the most current phone numbers, go to Country or Region Telephone Number Argentina 0800-666-0011 (Spanish) Bolivia 0800-10-0189 (Spanish) Brazil Sao Paulo region: (11) 3889-8986 Outside Sao Paulo region: 0800-701-4815 (Brazilian Portuguese)
  • Page 90 1800-624-0051 (Spanish) Honduras Tegucigalpa: 232-4222 San Pedro Sula: 552-2234 (Spanish) Mexico 001-866-434-2080 (Spanish) Nicaragua 001-800-220-1830 (Spanish) Panama 206-6047 001-866-434-2080 (Lenovo Customer Support Center- toll Free) (Spanish) Peru 0-800-50-866 (Spanish) Russia 7-495-662-7888 Toll free: 8-800-700-7888 (Russian) Taiwan 0800-000-702 (Mandarin) United States...
  • Page 91: Chapter 7. Safety, Use, And Care Information

    This information can help you safely use your notebook 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 Limited Warranty. For more information, see Appendix A, “Warranty information,” on page 119.
  • Page 92: Conditions That Require Immediate Action

    Customer Support Center for further guidance. For a list of Service and Support phone numbers, see the following Web site: Frequently inspect your computer and its components for damage or wear or signs of danger. If you have any question about the condition of a component, do not use the product.
  • Page 93: Safety Guidelines

    If you notice these conditions with a product (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.
  • Page 94: Service And Upgrades

    Some computer parts can be upgraded or replaced by the customer. Upgrades typically are referred to as options. Replacement parts approved for customer 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 CRUs.
  • Page 95 DANGER Hazardous moving parts. Keep fingers and other body parts away. CAUTION Before replacing any CRUs, turn off the computer and wait three to five minutes to let the computer cool before opening the cover. Chapter 7. Safety, use, and care information...
  • Page 96: Power Cords And Power Adapters

    Never wrap a power cord around a power adapter or other object. Doing so can stress the cord in ways that can cause the cord to fray, crack, or crimp. This can present a safety hazard. ® ™ Lenovo IdeaPad S9e and S10e User Guide...
  • Page 97 DANGER Always route power cords or any other cables so that they will not be walked on, tripped over, or pinched by objects. 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.
  • Page 98: Extension Cords And Related Devices

    Do not bend or modify the plug. If the plug is damaged, contact the manufacturer to obtain a replacement. Do not share an electrical outlet with other home or commercial appliances that draw large amounts of electricity; otherwise, unstable voltage might damage your computer, data, or attached devices. ® ™ Lenovo IdeaPad S9e and S10e User Guide...
  • Page 99 DANGER Some products are equipped with a three-pronged plug. This plug fits only into a grounded electrical outlet. This is a safety feature. Do not defeat this safety feature by trying to insert it into a non-grounded 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.
  • Page 100: Power Supply Statement

    1394 cables while the computer power is on; otherwise, you might damage your computer. To avoid possible damage to attached devices, wait at least five seconds after the computer is shut down to disconnect external devices. ® ™ Lenovo IdeaPad S9e and S10e User Guide...
  • Page 101 In addition, many mobile products, such as notebook computers, utilize a rechargeable battery pack to provide system power when in portable mode. Batteries supplied by Lenovo for use with your product have been tested for compatibility and should only be replaced with approved parts.
  • Page 102: Rechargeable Battery Notice

    Do not attempt to disassemble or modify the battery pack. Attempting to do so can cause an explosion, or liquid leakage 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.
  • Page 103: Lithium Coin Cell Battery Notice

    Lithium coin cell battery notice DANGER Danger of explosion if battery is incorrectly replaced. When replacing the lithium coin cell battery, use only the same or an equivalent type that is recommended by the manufacturer. The battery contains lithium and can explode if not properly used, handled, or disposed of.
  • Page 104: Heat And Product Ventilation

    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, cover, or disable these features. ® ™ Lenovo IdeaPad S9e and S10e User Guide...
  • Page 105 DANGER v When the AC adapter is connected to an electrical outlet and your computer, it generates heat. Do not place the adapter in contact with any part of your body while using it. Never use the AC adapter to warm your body. Extended contact with your body, even through clothing, may cause a skin burn.
  • Page 106: Cd And Dvd Drive Safety

    Do not bend or flex CD/DVD discs, or force them into the computer or their packaging. v Check CD/DVD discs for cracks before each use. Do not use cracked or damaged discs. ® ™ Lenovo IdeaPad S9e and S10e User Guide...
  • Page 107: Electrical Current Safety Information

    Electrical current safety information DANGER Electric current from power, telephone, and communication cables is hazardous. To avoid a shock hazard: v Do not use your computer during a lightning storm. v Do not connect or disconnect any cables or perform installation, maintenance, or reconfiguration of this product during an electrical storm.
  • Page 108 The power cord may be reconnected to the wall outlet or receptacle only after all other electrical cables have been connected to the computer. ® ™ Lenovo IdeaPad To disconnect: 1. Turn everything OFF. 2. First, remove power cords from outlets.
  • Page 109: Laser Compliance Statement

    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) is on the surface of the drive.
  • Page 110 Do not remove the drive covers. Removing the covers of the CD or DVD drive could result in exposure to hazardous laser radiation. There are no serviceable parts inside the CD or DVD drive. ® ™ Lenovo IdeaPad S9e and S10e User Guide...
  • Page 111 Some CD and DVD drives contain an embedded Class 3A or Class 3B laser diode. Note the following statement. 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 CAUTION: For products with mercury-containing fluorescent lamps (i.e., non-LED)
  • Page 112: Using Headphones Or Earphones

    (also called a headset) or earphones. If your Lenovo computer came with headphones or earphones in the package, as a set, combination of the headphones or earphones and the computer already complies with the specifications of EN 50332-1. If different headphones or earphones are used, ensure that they comply with EN 50332-1 (Clause 6.5 Limitation Values).
  • Page 113: Caring Your Computer

    WARNING Handling the cord on this product or cords associated with accessories sold with this product will expose you to lead, a chemical known to the State of California to cause cancer, and birth defects or other reproductive harm. Wash hands after handling. Save these instructions.
  • Page 114 An electrostatic charge above a certain limit, however, can increase the risk of ESD. Therefore, when using the computer close to an appliance that can produce negative ions, give special attention to the following: ® ™ Lenovo IdeaPad S9e and S10e User Guide...
  • Page 115 – Avoid directly exposing your computer to the air from an appliance that can produce negative ions. – Keep your computer and peripherals as far as possible from such an appliance. – Wherever possible, ground your computer to facilitate safe electrostatic discharge.
  • Page 116: Be Gentle With Your Computer

    Do not leave anything between the closed LCD and the keyboard. v When you leave the computer in your car, place it on the back seat to avoid being insolated. v Carry the AC adapter and power cord with the computer. ® ™ Lenovo IdeaPad S9e and S10e User Guide...
  • Page 117: Handle Storage Media And Drives Properly

    Take care in setting passwords v Remember your passwords. If you forget a supervisor or hard disk password, Lenovo authorized service providers will not reset it, and you might have to replace your system board or hard disk drive. Other important tips v Register your Lenovo products with Lenovo (refer to the Web page:
  • Page 118: Cleaning The Cover Of Your Computer

    Registering your computer also enables Lenovo to notify you about possible technical information and upgrades. v Only an authorized Lenovo repair technician should disassemble and repair your computer. v Do not modify or tape the latches to keep the display open or closed.
  • Page 119: Cleaning Your Computer Keyboard

    Occasionally clean your computer as follows: 1. Prepare a mixture of a gentle kitchen-use detergent (one that does not contain abrasive powder or strong chemicals such as acid or alkaline). Use 5 parts water to 1 part detergent. 2. Absorb the diluted detergent into a sponge. 3.
  • Page 120: Cleaning Your Computer Display

    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. Ergonomic information Working in the virtual office may mean adapting to frequent changes in your environment.
  • Page 121 maximum benefits of your computer. Keeping in mind such basics as good lighting and proper seating, for example, can help you improve your performance and achieve greater comfort. Note: This example shows someone in a conventional setting. Even if you work in a casual, less conventional setting, many of the tips in this section still apply.
  • Page 122: What If You Are Traveling

    Regardless of the setting, try to observe as many of the tips as possible. Sitting properly and using adequate lighting, for example, will help you maintain desirable levels of comfort and performance. ® ™ Lenovo IdeaPad S9e and S10e User Guide...
  • Page 123: Questions About Vision

    Questions about vision? Your computer’s visual display screen is designed to meet the highest standards and to provide you with clear, crisp images and large, bright displays that are easy to see, yet easy on the eyes. Of course, any concentrated and sustained visual activity can be tiring.
  • Page 124 At least once a week, make a point to back up your data. If critical data is present, it is a good idea to perform a daily backup. Lenovo has many backup options available for your computer. CD-RW drives and CD-RW/DVD drives are available for most computers and are easily installed.
  • Page 125 If required, you can find your country’s Customer Support Center at the following Web address: When calling the Customer Support Center, please make sure you have your machine type, model, and serial number available and the computer is in front of you.
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  • Page 127: Appendix A. Warranty Information

    Lenovo Limited Warranty L505-0010-01 04/2008 This Lenovo Limited Warranty applies only to Lenovo branded hardware products you purchased for your own use and not for resale. This Lenovo Limited Warranty is available in other languages at What this Warranty Covers Lenovo warrants that each hardware product that you purchase is free from defects in materials and workmanship under normal use during the warranty period.
  • Page 128 If the product does not function as warranted during the warranty period, you may obtain warranty service by contacting Lenovo or an approved service provider. Each of them is referred to as a ″Service Provider.″ A list of Service Providers and their telephone numbers is available at
  • Page 129 Only unaltered Lenovo products and parts are eligible for replacement. The replacement product or part provided by Lenovo may not be new, but it will be in good working order and at least functionally equivalent to the original product or part.
  • Page 130 Use of Personal Information If you obtain service under this warranty, Lenovo will store, use, and process information about your warranty service and your contact information, including name, phone numbers, address, and e-mail address. Lenovo will use this information to perform service under this warranty and to improve our business relationship with you.
  • Page 131 Limitation of Liability Lenovo is responsible for loss or damage to your product only while it is: 1) in your Service Provider’s possession; or 2) in transit in those cases where the Service Provider is responsible for the transportation.
  • Page 132 This limit also applies to Lenovo’s suppliers, resellers, and your Service Provider. It is the maximum amount for which Lenovo, its suppliers, resellers, and your Service Provider are collectively responsible. UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES SHALL LENOVO, ITS SUPPLIERS, RESELLERS, OR SERVICE PROVIDERS BE LIABLE FOR ANY OF THE FOLLOWING EVEN IF INFORMED OF THEIR POSSIBILITY: 1) THIRD PARTY CLAIMS AGAINST YOU FOR DAMAGES;...
  • Page 133 BY CONTRACT. European Economic Area (EEA) Customers in the EEA may contact Lenovo at the following address: EMEA Service Organisation, Lenovo (International) B.V., Floor 2, Einsteinova 21, 851 01, Bratislava, Slovakia. Service under this warranty for Lenovo hardware products purchased in EEA countries may be obtained in any EEA country in which the product has been announced and made available by Lenovo.
  • Page 134: Warranty Information

    S.A.R.), China (Macau S.A.R.), Taiwan, and Russia Latin America (except Mexico and Brazil) Other ® ™ Lenovo IdeaPad Warranty period Parts and Labor - 1 year Battery pack - 1 year Parts and Labor - 1 year Battery pack - 1 year...
  • Page 135 Machine Country or Region of Type Purchase 4187 US, Canada, Mexico, and Brazil China, China (Hong Kong S.A.R.), China (Macau S.A.R.), and Taiwan Latin America (except Mexico and Brazil) Europe, Middle East, Africa, and Russia Other If required, your Service Provider will provide repair or exchange service depending on the type of warranty service specified for your product and the available service.
  • Page 136: Types Of Warranty Service

    A warranty period of 1 year on part and 1 year on labor means that Lenovo provides warranty service without charge for: 1. parts and labor during the first year of the warranty period (or a longer period as required by law); and 2.
  • Page 137 Failure to collect the product may result in your Service Provider disposing of the product as it sees fit. For Mail-in Service, the product will be returned to you at Lenovo’s expense, unless your Service Provider specifies otherwise.
  • Page 138: Suplemento De Garantía Para México

    Todos los programas de software precargados en el equipo sólo tendrán una garantía de treinta (30) días por defectos de instalación desde la fecha de compra. Lenovo no es responsable de la información incluida en dichos programas de software y/o cualquier programa de software adicional instalado por Usted o instalado después de...
  • Page 139 Para obtener una lista de los Centros de servicio autorizados, por favor, visite: Manufactured by one of the following, depending on the model: SCI Systems de México, S.A. de C.V.
  • Page 140 Pegatron Corporation No. 3768, Xiu Yan Rd. Kang Qiao Town, Nan Hui Dist, Shanghai, China Tel: +86.21.3811.8888 Marketed by: Lenovo Mexico S de RL de CV Av. Santa Fe 505, Piso 15 Col. Cruz Manca Cuajimalpa, México, DF CP 05349 Tel: 55-5000-8500 ®...
  • Page 141: Appendix B. Customer Replaceable Units (Crus)

    Lenovo service technician. Lenovo notebook computers contain both self-service and optional-service CRUs: v Self-service CRUs: these CRUs can be unplugged, or are secured by no more than two screws.
  • Page 142 Additionally, the Lenovo IdeaPad S9e and S10e User Guide (this guide) and Setup Poster provide instructions for several critical CRUs. If you are unable to access these instructions or if you have difficulty replacing a CRU, you can use the following additional resource: v The Customer Support Center.
  • Page 143 User Guide Palm rest/Touch pad PCI Express Mini Card for wireless LAN Setup Poster Appendix B. Customer Replaceable Units (CRUs) Online Hardware Maintenance Manual...
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  • Page 145: Appendix C. Specifications

    Lithium-ion (Li-Ion) battery pack – Nominal voltage: 11.1 V dc – Capacity: 2.6 Ah for 3 cell battery, 2.4 Ah for 6 cell battery © Copyright Lenovo 2008 S9e/S10e with 6 cell battery v Width: approximate 250 mm v Depth: approximate 196 mm...
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  • Page 147: Appendix D. Notices

    Consult your local Lenovo representative for information on the products and services currently available in your area. Any reference to a Lenovo product, program, or service is not intended to state or imply that only that Lenovo product, program, or service may be used. Any functionally equivalent product, program, or service that does not infringe any Lenovo intellectual property right may be used instead.
  • Page 148 Web sites. The materials at those Web sites are not part of the materials for this Lenovo product, and use of those Web sites is at your own risk.
  • Page 149: Export Classification Notice

    Export classification notice This product is subject to the United States Export Administration Regulations (EAR) and has an Export Classification Control Number (ECCN) of 4A994.b. It can be re-exported except to any of the embargoed countries in the EAR E1 country list. Television output notice The following notice applies to models that have the factory-installed television-output feature.
  • Page 150 Generic Object Exchange v Generic Object Push v File Transfer v Synchronization v Audio Gateway v Headset v Printer v Human Interface Devices (Keyboard/Mouse) v Basic Image v Handsfree v AV ® ™ Lenovo IdeaPad S9e and S10e User Guide...
  • Page 151: Usage Environment And Your Health

    (e.g., airport or hospital), you are encouraged to ask for authorization to use Wireless LAN PCI Express Mini Card or Bluetooth device prior to turning on the computer. Electronic emissions notices The following information refers to Lenovo IdeaPad S9e and S10e, machine type 4068 and 4187. Appendix D. Notices...
  • Page 152: Federal Communications Commission (Fcc) Statement

    Properly shielded and grounded cables and connectors must be used in order to meet FCC emission limits. Proper cables and connectors are available from Lenovo authorized dealers. Lenovo is not responsible for any radio or television interference caused by using other than recommended cables or connectors or by unauthorized changes or modifications to this equipment.
  • Page 153: Industry Canada Class B Emission Compliance Statement

    Lenovo cannot accept responsibility for any failure to satisfy the protection requirements resulting from a nonrecommended modification of the product, including the installation of non-Lenovo option cards. This product has been tested and found to comply with the limits for Class B Information Technology Equipment according to CISPR 22/European Standard EN Appendix D.
  • Page 154: Eu-Emc Directive (2004/108/Ec) En 55022 Class B Statement Of Compliance

    Grenzwerte der EN 55022 Klasse B ein. Um dieses sicherzustellen, sind die Geräte wie in den Handbüchern beschrieben zu installieren und zu betreiben. Des Weiteren dürfen auch nur von der Lenovo empfohlene Kabel angeschlossen werden. Lenovo übernimmt keine Verantwortung für die Einhaltung der Schutzanforderungen, wenn das Produkt ohne Zustimmung der Lenovo verändert bzw.
  • Page 155 Dieses Gerät ist berechtigt, in Übereinstimmung mit dem Deutschen 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 EN 55024 und...
  • Page 156: 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. ® ™ Lenovo IdeaPad S9e and S10e User Guide...
  • Page 157: Weee And Recycling Statements

    General recycling statement Lenovo encourages owners of information technology (IT) equipment to responsibly recycle their equipment when it is no longer needed. Lenovo offers a variety of programs and services to assist equipment owners in recycling their IT products. Information on product recycling offerings can be found on Lenovo’s Internet site at
  • Page 158: Japan Recycling Statements

    Collecting and recycling a disused Lenovo computer or monitor If you are a company employee and need to dispose of a Lenovo computer or monitor that is the property of the company, you must do so in accordance with the Law for Promotion of Effective Utilization of Resources.
  • Page 159: Disposing A Disused Battery Pack From Lenovo Notebook Computers

    You also can refer to the instructions at If you use a Lenovo notebook computer at home and need to dispose of a battery pack, you must comply with local ordinances and regulations. You also can refer to the instructions at
  • Page 160: Notice On Deleting Data From Your Hard Disk Drive Or Solid State Drive

    Use the Delete command. v Format your HDD or SSD, using the software for initializing it. v Using the recovery program, provided by Lenovo, bring the HDD or the SSD back to factory-ship state. These operations, however, only change the file allocation of the data; they do not delete the data itself.
  • Page 161: Energy Star Model Information

    To prevent leakage of data from the SSD, it is recommended that you delete all data on the flash chips by use of an application provided by Lenovo. ENERGY STAR model information...
  • Page 162 For more information about ENERGY STAR, visit the following Web site: Lenovo encourages you to make efficient use of energy an integral part of your day-to-day operations. To help in this endeavor, Lenovo has preset the following power-management features to take effect when your computer has been inactive for...
  • Page 163: Explanation Of Hard Disk Capacity

    To awaken your computer from System Standby mode, press Fn key on your keyboard. For more information about these settings, see your Windows Help and Support information system. Explanation of hard disk capacity Dear user, While using your computer, you may discover that the nominal hard disk capacity indicated is somewhat different from the disk capacity displayed by the operating system.
  • Page 164 X × 0.931 G. 2. A portion of the hard disk space is used for specific purposes Lenovo computers come with preinstalled Product Recovery Program, so the hard disk has a special portion partitioned before delivery, which is used to store hard disk mirror and Product Recovery Program program files.
  • Page 165: Trademarks

    Trademarks The following terms are trademarks of Lenovo in the United States, other countries, or both: IdeaPad ® Lenovo ® Lenovo logo ® ThinkVantage Microsoft and Windows are trademarks or registered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation in the United States, other countries, or both.
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  • Page 167: Index

    AC adapter 26, 28 accessibility 112 audio device 39 battery 26, 27 charging 30 handling 30 replacing 59 status 27 troubleshooting 55 Bluetooth 41 Bluetooth, communication 42 bottom view 7 comfort 112 computer screen troubleshooting 51 © Copyright Lenovo 2008...
  • Page 168 152 device driver 25 diagnosing problems 45 PC-Doctor for DOS 46 display cleaning 112 troubleshooting 47 earphone 104 ergonomic information 112 external device 35 external display 38 external microphone 41 ® ™ Lenovo IdeaPad S9e and S10e User Guide...
  • Page 169 frequently asked question 43 front view 6 function key 13 hard disk capacity 155 hard disk drive troubleshooting 56 upgrading 64 headphone 104 headphone device 39 help and service 77 hibernation mode troubleshooting 49 information safety, use, and care 83 integrated camera 16 keyboard 12 cleaning 111...
  • Page 170 LAN port 17 left-side view 3 Lenovo Limited Warranty 119 Lenovo Quick Start 33 Chat instant messaging 33 Music Player 33 Novo button 34 Photo Manager 33 Skype 33 World Wide Web 33 Linux 43 maintenance 115 general tips 115...
  • Page 171 notices (continued) EU environmental 149 Export classification 141 FCC statement 144 for US users 151 health 143 Japan compliance statement 148 recycling 149 recycling for Japan 150 television output 141 numeric keypad 12 outdoor use 108 password 19 setting 109 troubleshooting 48 PC card device 37, 38 PC-Doctor 45...
  • Page 172 9 standby mode troubleshooting 49 startup troubleshooting 56 storage media 109 top view 1 touch pad 10 trademarks 157 traveling 114 troubleshooting 43, 47 battery 55 computer screen 51 display 47 ® ™ Lenovo IdeaPad S9e and S10e User Guide...
  • Page 173 troubleshooting (continued) hard disk drive 56 keyboard 49 password 48 sound 54 standby or hibernation 49 startup 56 Universal Serial Bus (USB) 35 upgrading device 59 vision 115 warranty information 119, 126 warranty service type 128 Web help 77 wireless information 141 interoperability 141 wireless LAN 18...
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