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  • Page 1 Lenovo IdeaPad S10- User Guide V1.0...
  • Page 2 First Edition (November 2009) © Copyright Lenovo 2009 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 Thank you for purchasing your new Lenovo notebook computer! Before using this product, make sure to read this user guide carefully. We are pleased that you have chosen Lenovo for your mobile computing needs. To help you master the usage of your new computer quickly, we have prepared this user guide.
  • Page 4: Explanation Of Hard Disk Capacity

    Explanation of hard disk capacity Dear user, While using your computer, you may find that the nominal hard disk capacity indicated is somewhat different from the disk capacity displayed by the operating system. For example, a nominal 40GB hard disk will 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 for computers.
  • Page 5 X × 0.931 G. II. A portion of the hard disk space is used for specific purposes Lenovo computers may 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 and OneKey Rescue system program files.
  • Page 7: Table Of Contents

    System status indicators... 21 Securing your computer... 22 Connecting external devices... 25 Using the computer in the tablet mode... 28 Using Lenovo Quick Start... 33 Chapter 3. Using the Internet ...35 Wired connection ...35 Wireless connection ...37 Chapter 4. OneKey Rescue system...44...
  • Page 8 Appendix B. Use, and care information... 74 Caring for your computer ... 74 Accessibility and comfort ... 80 Maintenance ... 82 Appendix C. Lenovo limited warranty ... 87 Warranty information ... 97 Appendix D. Customer replaceable units (CRUs) ... 101 Appendix E.
  • Page 9: Important Safety Information

    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 C. Lenovo limited warranty” on page 87.
  • Page 10 Important safety information Unpack Inspect the covers of the computer and the AC adapter, especially parts with the following labels attached for any crack or damage. Danger: • Hazardous voltage, current, and energy levels are present inside any component that has this label attached.
  • Page 11 Working place Do NOT use the computer in humid places such as a bathroom. Keep the computer and other parts away from liquids. Danger: • An electric shock may be caused by spilled liquid. Do NOT use the computer during a lightning storm. Attention: •...
  • Page 12 Important safety information Correct usage procedures Use ONLY the power cord, power adapter and battery pack shipped with the computer. Never use these devices with another product. Be sure the power outlet is suitable for the plug and provides the correct voltage and current for the product you are using.
  • Page 13 Do NOT wrap the power cord around the power adapter or other objects. Do NOT squeeze or pinch the cord, or place heavy objects on it. Attention: • Stressing the cord may cause the cord to fray, crack or crimp which may present a safety hazard.
  • Page 14 For a list of service and support phone numbers, go to Lenovo provides documentation with instructions when it is appropriate for customers to install options or replace units (CRUs). Closely follow all instructions when installing or replacing parts.
  • Page 15: Chapter 1. Getting To Know Your Computer

    Chapter 1. Getting to know your computer Top view - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -...
  • Page 16 Chapter 1. Getting to know your computer Note: The illustrations in this manual may differ from the actual product. Please refer to the actual product. Attention: • Do NOT open the display panel beyond 180 degrees. When closing the display panel, be careful NOT to leave pens or any other objects in between the display panel and the keyboard.
  • Page 17 Press this button to launch Lenovo NaturalTouch. * NaturalTouch * Lenovo NaturalTouch is an all-in-one entertainment button Screen rotation Press this button to rotate the screen content. * This button functions when the computer is in tablet button Mute button Press this button to mute/unmute the sound.
  • Page 18 Chapter 1. Getting to know your computer Wireless module antennas (select models only) Speakers One-piece touchpad Note: For details, see “Using the touchpad” on page 16. The built-in antennas ensure optimal reception of wireless radio. The stereo speakers provide rich and powerful sound. The touchpad functions as a conventional mouse with built- in left-click and right-click buttons.
  • Page 19: Left-Side View

    Left-side view - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Kensington slot Attach a security lock (not supplied) here.
  • Page 20: Right-Side View

    Chapter 1. Getting to know your computer Right-side view Integrated wireless device switch TV-in jack (select models only) USB port Note: For details, see “Connecting a universal serial bus (USB) device” on page 27. VGA port - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Use this switch to turn on/off the wireless radio of all wireless devices on your computer.
  • Page 21: Front View

    Front view - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Built-in The built-in microphone (with noise reduction) can be used for video conferencing, voice narration, or simple audio...
  • Page 22: Bottom View

    Chapter 1. Getting to know your computer Bottom view - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -...
  • Page 23 Battery latch - The spring-loaded battery latch keeps the battery pack secured in place. spring loaded Hard disk/ Memory/Mini PCI Express Card slot compartment Battery pack For details, see “Using AC adapter and battery” on page 13. The manual battery latch is used to keep the battery pack Battery latch - secured in place.
  • Page 24: Chapter 2. Learning The Basics

    Chapter 2. Learning the basics First use - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Reading the manuals Read the supplied manuals before using your computer.
  • Page 25 Chapter 2. Learning the basics Turning on the computer Press the power button to turn on the computer. Configuring the operating system You may need to configure the operating system when it is first used. The configuration process may include the procedures below. •...
  • Page 26 Chapter 2. Learning the basics To put the computer into sleep state, do one of the following. • Click and select Sleep from the Start menu. • Press Fn + F1. Wait until the power indicator light starts blinking (indicating that Note: the computer is in sleep state) before you move your computer.
  • Page 27: Using Ac Adapter And Battery

    Using AC adapter and battery Checking battery status You can determine the percentage of battery power remaining by checking the battery icon in the notification area. Note: As each computer user has different habits and needs, it is difficult to predict how long a battery charge will last.
  • Page 28: Removing The Battery Pack

    If you are not going to use the computer for an extended period of time, or if you need to send your computer to Lenovo for service, etc. remove the battery pack from the computer. Before removing the battery pack, make...
  • Page 29 To avoid possible injury and detriment to the environment, pay attention to the following points: • Replace only with a battery of the type recommended by Lenovo. • Keep the battery pack away from fire. • Do not expose the battery pack to water or rain.
  • Page 30: Using The Touchpad

    Chapter 2. Learning the basics Using the touchpad One-piece touchpad Bottom left area Bottom right area Note: You can enable/disable the touchpad using Fn+F6. - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - To move the cursor on the screen, slide your fingertip on the pad in the direction in which you want the cursor to move.
  • Page 31: Using The Keyboard

    Chapter 2. Learning the basics Using the keyboard - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Your computer has a numeric keypad and function keys incorporated in its standard keyboard.
  • Page 32 Chapter 2. Learning the basics Function key combinations Through the use of the function keys, you can change operational features instantly. To use this function, press and hold Fn function keys ; then press one of the...
  • Page 33 The following describes the features of each function key. Fn + Esc: Turn on/off the integrated camera. Fn + F1: Enter sleep mode. Fn + F2: Turn on/off the LCD screen. Open the interface for the display device switch Fn + F3: to select this notebook or an external display.
  • Page 34: Special Keys And Buttons

    • When the computer is powered off, press this button to enter the OneKey Rescue system if Lenovo OneKey Rescue system has been preinstalled. • Under Windows operating systems, press this button to start Lenovo OneKey Recovery. Note: For details, see “OneKey Rescue system” on page 44.
  • Page 35: System Status Indicators

    System status indicators These indicators inform you of the computer status. Chapter 2. Learning the basics - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Power status indicator Battery status indicator Wireless communication...
  • Page 36: Securing Your Computer

    • You are responsible for evaluating, selecting, and implementing the locking devices and security features. Lenovo offers no comment judgement or warranty regarding the function, quality or performance of locking devices and security features. - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -...
  • Page 37 Using VeriFace™ VeriFace is a face recognition software which takes a digital snapshot, extracts key features of your face, and creates a digital map that becomes the system’s “password”. If you want to activate VeriFace for the first time, click the VeriFace icon on the desktop to register your facial image.
  • Page 38: Using Passwords

    For details about how to set the password, see the help to the right of the screen in BIOS Setup Utility. Note: To enter BIOS Setup Utility, press F2 when the Lenovo logo appears on the screen while the computer is starting up.
  • Page 39: Connecting External Devices

    Connecting external devices Your computer has a wide range of built-in features and connection capabilities. Using memory cards (not supplied) Your computer supports the following types of memory cards: • Secure Digital (SD) card • High Capacity Secure Digital (SDHC) card •...
  • Page 40: Inserting A Memory Card

    Chapter 2. Learning the basics Inserting a memory card Gently pull out the rubber cover by its groove. Note: The rubber cover is used to prevent dust and small particles from entering the inside of your computer when the memory card slot is not in use. Slide the memory card in until it clicks into place.
  • Page 41 Connecting a universal serial bus (USB) device Your computer comes with 2 USB ports compatible with USB devices. Note: When using a high power consumption USB device such as USB ODD, use the external device’s power adapter. Otherwise, the device may not be recognized, and system shut down may result.
  • Page 42: Using The Computer In The Tablet Mode

    Chapter 2. Learning the basics Using the computer in the tablet mode The computer has a function using a convertible display that allows you to touch, drag and tap directly without the use of the keyboard or touchpad. Notes: • Only use your finger to touch the screen.
  • Page 43 Chapter 2. Learning the basics Rotate the display 180 degrees in either direction so it is facing backward to the keyboard. Note: The rotation method is recommended as shown in the illustration.
  • Page 44 Chapter 2. Learning the basics Pull the display slowly, holding the top edge with both hands, until it is closed against the keyboard. To return the computer to the notebook mode, do the following: Open the display. Rotate the display slowly in the opposite direction until it is facing the keyboard.
  • Page 45 Chapter 2. Learning the basics Attention: Rotation direction to notebook mode must be the opposite of the one for tablet mode. Otherwise, the rotation hinge can be damaged. Using multi-touch The display panel supports two-finger multi-touch function. Zoom • Move two fingers apart to zoom in the active window. •...
  • Page 46 Chapter 2. Learning the basics Rotate • Keeping one finger anchored, move the other finger to rotate the content in the active window. Right-click • Place two fingers on the screen, and keeping one finger anchored, lift up and then place down the other finger to activate the right-click menu.
  • Page 47: Using Lenovo Quick Start

    Using Lenovo Quick Start With a boot time of just a few seconds, Lenovo Quick Start offers a handy environment that allows you to enjoy an instant access to functions such as Web browsing, instant messaging and other entertainment functions without entering the main operating system.
  • Page 48 • Under Countdown timer setting in BIOS Setup Utility, choose a time period. • Save changes and restart the computer. Lenovo Quick Start screen will appear after restart with countdown timer shown in the lower left corner of the screen. If there is no user interference, the computer will automatically start to the main operating system after countdown timer reaches zero.
  • Page 49: Chapter 3. Using The Internet

    Chapter 3. Using the Internet As a global network, the Internet connects computers worldwide, providing services such as e-mailing, information searching, electronic commerce, Web browsing and entertainment. You can connect the computer to the Internet in the following ways: Wired connection: use physical wiring to connect. Wireless network technology: connect without wiring.
  • Page 50: Hardware Connection

    Chapter 3. Using the Internet Hardware connection: Cable TV cable Splitter * Cable modem * * Not supplied. Note: The above diagrams are for reference only. Actual connection method may vary. Software configuration Consult your Internet Service Provider (ISP) for details on how to configure your computer.
  • Page 51: Wireless Connection

    Wireless connection Wireless connections provide mobile access to the Internet, allowing you to stay online anywhere the wireless signal covers. Divided by the signal scales, wireless connection to the Internet can be built based on the following standards. Wi-Fi networks cover a small physical area, like a home, Wi-Fi office, or small group of buildings.
  • Page 52 Chapter 3. Using the Internet Using Wi-Fi/WiMax (select models only) Enabling wireless connection To enable wireless communications, do the following: Slide the integrated wireless device switch to Press Fn + F5 to make configuration. Hardware connection Access point * Wi-Fi/WiMax network * Not supplied Software configuration Consult your Internet Service Provider (ISP) and search Windows Help and...
  • Page 53 Notes: Various standards are in use by mobile operators to provide Mobile Broadband • services. The Lenovo Mobile Broadband module may support one or more of the following standards: GSM (Global System for Mobile Communications) TD-SCDMA (Time Division-Synchronous Code Division Multiple Access)
  • Page 54 Chapter 3. Using the Internet • A connection management utility to connect/disconnect to your Mobile Broadband network. Note: In general, your mobile service provider provides this utility. Inserting the SIM card To insert the SIM card: Turn off the computer; then disconnect the AC adapter and all cables from the computer.
  • Page 55 Insert the SIM card in the card slot as shown in the illustration. Note: Inserting the SIM card in the wrong direction may damage the SIM card slot. Notched Corner Put the battery back in place. Turn the computer over and reconnect the cables.
  • Page 56 Chapter 3. Using the Internet Removing the SIM card To remove the SIM card: Turn off the computer, then disconnect the AC adapter and all cables from the computer. Close the computer display and turn it over. Remove the battery. Push the SIM card until you hear a click.
  • Page 57 Chapter 3. Using the Internet Put the battery back in place. Turn the computer over and reconnect the cables. Note: Never insert or remove the SIM card while the computer is on. Doing so may cause permanent damage to the SIM card as well as the SIM card reader.
  • Page 58: Chapter 4. Onekey Rescue System

    OneKey Rescue system Introduction The Lenovo OneKey Rescue system is an easy-to-use application that can be used to back up the data on your system partition (C drive) for easy restore when required. You can run Lenovo OneKey Recovery under the Windows operating system, and the OneKey Rescue system without starting the Windows operating system.
  • Page 59 Computers without an integrated optical drive support the creation of recovery • discs; however an appropriate external optical drive is needed to physically create the recovery discs. For more instructions, see the help file of Lenovo OneKey Recovery. Chapter 4. OneKey Rescue system...
  • Page 60 Chapter 4. OneKey Rescue system Using Lenovo OneKey Rescue system (Without Windows operating system) In the event that the operating system cannot be loaded, follow the steps below to access OneKey Rescue system. • Shut down your computer. • Press the key to launch OneKey Rescue system.
  • Page 61: Chapter 5. Troubleshooting

    This section lists frequently asked questions and tell where you can find detailed answers. For details about each publication included in the package with your computer, see Lenovo IdeaPad S10- What safety precautions should I follow when using my computer? See “Important safety information”...
  • Page 62 See “Appendix A. Getting help and service” on page 69 of this guide. Where can I find warranty information? For the warranty applicable to your computer, including the warranty period and type of warranty service, see “Appendix C. Lenovo limited warranty” on page 87. How can I install the device drivers? A compatible device driver is a requirement to ensure correct operation and performance of each component in your computer.
  • Page 63 What can I do if the backup process fails? If you can start the backup feature without a problem, but it fails during the backup process, please try the following steps: Close other applications, then restart the backup process. Check if the destination media is damaged, try to select another path and then try again.
  • Page 64: Troubleshooting

    Chapter 5. Troubleshooting Troubleshooting If you do not find your problem here, see Chapter 2. The following section only describes problems that might negate the need to refer to the more comprehensive information in Chapter 2. Display problems When I turn on the compu- ter, nothing appears on the screen.
  • Page 65 - Press Fn+F2 to confirm whether the LCD screen has been turned off. If you forget your user password, you must take • your computer to a Lenovo authorized servicer or a marketing representative to have the password changed. •...
  • Page 66 Chapter 5. Troubleshooting Keyboard problems A number appears when you enter a letter. Sleep or hibernation problems The computer enters sleep mode unexpectedly. The computer enters sleep mode immediately after Power-on self-test (POST). Note: If the battery is charged and the temperature is within range, have the computer serviced.
  • Page 67 The computer does not return from sleep mode and does not work. Note: If the system still does not return from sleep mode, your system has stopped responding, and you cannot turn off the computer, reset the computer. However, unsaved data may be lost. To reset the computer, press and hold the power button for 4 seconds or more.
  • Page 68 Chapter 5. Troubleshooting Computer screen problems The screen is blank. The screen is unreadable or distorted. Incorrect characters appear on the screen. • Do the following: - If you are using the AC adapter, or using the battery, and the battery status indicator is on, press Fn + ↑...
  • Page 69 Sound problems No sound can be heard from the speaker even when the volume is turned Battery problems Your computer shuts down before the battery status indicator shows empty. -or- Your computer operates after the battery status indicator shows empty. The operating time for a fully charged battery is short.
  • Page 70 Chapter 5. Troubleshooting A startup problem ® The Microsoft Windows operating system does not start. OneKey Rescue system problems Backup cannot be made. Fail to restore system partition to factory default. Other problems The computer does not respond. • Use the OneKey Rescue system to help solve or identify your problem.
  • Page 71 BIOS Setup Utility, make sure that the device is included in the Boot Order list. • Press Fn + F11 when the Lenovo logo appears on the screen while the computer is starting up to select the device you want the computer starts from.
  • Page 72: Chapter 6. Upgrading And Replacing Devices

    Chapter 6. Upgrading and replacing devices Replacing the battery Note: Use only the battery provided by Lenovo. Any other battery could ignite or explode. To replace the battery, do the following: Turn off the computer, or enter hibernation mode. Disconnect the AC adapter and all cables from the computer.
  • Page 73 Unlock the manual battery latch latch in the unlocked position direction shown by the arrow Install a fully charged battery. Slide the manual battery latch to the locked position. Turn the computer over again. Connect the AC adapter and the cables to the computer again.
  • Page 74: Replacing Memory

    Chapter 6. Upgrading and replacing devices Replacing memory You can increase the amount of memory in your computer by replacing a double data rate (DDR2) small outline dual inline memory module (SO- DIMM) - available as an option - in the memory slot of your computer. SO- DIMMs are available in various capacities.
  • Page 75 Chapter 6. Upgrading and replacing devices Remove the Hard disk/Memory/Mini PCI Express Card slot compartment cover. a. Loosen the screws that secure the compartment cover b. Remove the compartment cover...
  • Page 76 Chapter 6. Upgrading and replacing devices Press outwards on the latches on both edges of the socket at the same time, remove the SO-DIMM. Be sure to save the old SO-DIMM for future use. Insert the notched end of the DIMM into the socket. Press the DIMM firmly, and pivot it until it snaps into place.
  • Page 77 To make sure that the SO-DIMM is installed correctly, do as follows: Turn the computer on. Hold F2 during startup. The BIOS Setup Utility screen opens. The Extended Memory item shows the total amount of memory installed in your computer. Chapter 6.
  • Page 78: Replacing The Hard Disk Drive

    Replacing the hard disk drive You can increase the storage capacity of your computer by replacing the hard disk drive with one of greater capacity. You can purchase a new hard disk drive from your reseller or Lenovo marketing representative. Notes: •...
  • Page 79 To replace the hard disk drive, do the following: Turn off the computer; then disconnect the AC adapter and all cables from the computer. Close the computer display, and then turn the computer over. Remove the battery pack. Remove the Hard disk/Memory/Mini PCI Express Card slot compartment cover.
  • Page 80 Chapter 6. Upgrading and replacing devices Remove the frame fixing screws Pull the tab in the direction shown by the arrow.
  • Page 81 Take out the hard disk drive secured in a metal frame. Remove the screws and detach the metal frame from the hard disk drive. Attach the metal frame to a new hard disk drive and tighten the screws. Put the hard disk drive gently into the hard disk drive bay with the tab facing upwards and the connectors facing each other;...
  • Page 82 Chapter 6. Upgrading and replacing devices Tighten the screws. Reinstall the battery pack. Turn the computer over again. Connect the AC adapter and the cables to the computer again. The following table provides a list of CRUs (Customer Replaceable Units) for your computer, and informs you of where to find replacement instructions.
  • Page 83: Appendix A. Getting Help And Service

    Appendix A. 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 84: Getting Help On The Web

    • 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 85 • Engineering change management - Occasionally, there might be changes that are required after a product has been sold. Lenovo or your reseller, if authorized by Lenovo, will make selected Engineering Changes (ECs) available that apply to your hardware. The following items are not covered: •...
  • Page 86 Note: For the latest list of customer support center telephone numbers and hours of operation, visit the Support Web site at If the number for your country or region is not listed, contact your Lenovo reseller or Lenovo marketing representative.
  • Page 87: Getting Help Around The World

    - - - - - - - - - - - - - Warranty Service Telephone Numbers A list of warranty service telephone numbers is available at For the latest warranty service number in a country or region, please contact Lenovo, or your reseller in your country or region.
  • Page 88: Appendix B. Use, And Care Information

    Appendix B. Use, and care information Caring for 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.
  • Page 89 discharge from your body or clothing to the computer, it poses the same risk of a computer malfunction. Your computer is designed and manufactured to minimize any effects of electrostatic charge. 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: - Avoid directly exposing your computer to the air from an appliance...
  • Page 90 Appendix B. Use, and care information - When you install a static-sensitive option or CRU, touch the static- protective package containing the part to a metal expansion-slot cover or other unpainted metal surface on the computer for at least two seconds.
  • Page 91 • When picking up your open computer, hold it by the bottom. Do not pick up or hold your computer by the display. • Use a quality carrying case that provides adequate cushion and protection. Do not pack your computer in a tightly packed suitcase or bag.
  • Page 92 Taking care in setting passwords • 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 •...
  • Page 93 • Register your Lenovo products with Lenovo (refer to the Web page: This can help authorities return your computer to you if it is lost or stolen. Registering your computer also enables Lenovo to notify you about possible technical information and upgrades.
  • Page 94: Accessibility And Comfort

    Appendix B. Use, and care information Accessibility and comfort 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 lighting and proper seating, for example, can help you improve your performance and achieve greater comfort.
  • Page 95 Appendix B. Use, and care information What if you are traveling? It may not be possible to observe the best ergonomic practices when you are using your computer while on the move or in a casual setting. 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.
  • Page 96: Maintenance

    • 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 97 • Profile your machine at to keep up to date with current drivers and revisions. • Keep up to date on device drivers on other non-Lenovo hardware. You might want to read the device driver information release notes prior to updating for compatibility or known issues.
  • Page 98 Appendix B. Use, and care information Cleaning the cover of your computer Occasionally clean your computer as follows: 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.
  • Page 99: Cleaning Your Computer Keyboard

    Cleaning your computer keyboard Absorb some isopropyl rubbing alcohol on a soft, dust-free cloth. Wipe each keytop surface with the cloth. Wipe the keys one by one; if you wipe several keys at a time, the cloth may hook onto an adjacent key and possibly damage it.
  • Page 100 Appendix B. Use, and care information Cleaning your computer display Gently wipe the display with a dry, soft lint-free cloth. If you see a scratchlike mark on your display, it might be a stain transferred from the keyboard when the cover was pressed from the outside. Wipe or dust the stain gently with a soft, dry cloth.
  • Page 101: Appendix C. Lenovo Limited Warranty

    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. The warranty period for the product starts on the original date of purchase specified on your sales receipt or invoice unless Lenovo informs you otherwise in writing.
  • Page 102 How to obtain warranty service 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 103 If your Service Provider determines that it is unable to either repair or replace your product, your sole remedy is to return the product to your place of purchase or to Lenovo for a refund of your purchase price.
  • Page 104 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. The replacement product or part shall be warranted for the balance of the period remaining on the original product.
  • Page 105 Personal Data that you did not delete, you are in compliance with all applicable laws. 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 106 • damage caused by a non-authorized service provider; • failure of, or damage caused by, any third party products, including those that Lenovo may provide or integrate into the Lenovo product at your request; and • any technical or other support, such as assistance with “how-to”...
  • Page 107 Appendix C. Lenovo limited warranty 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 109 CANNOT BE WAIVED OR LIMITED 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 110 Appendix C. Lenovo limited warranty Lenovo Turkey address LENOVO TECHNOLOGY B.V. TURKIYE ISTANBUL SUBESI Beybi Giz Plaza, Dereboyu cad., Meydan Sok., No:28, Kat:10, Daire 35 Maslak Posta Kodu: 34398 Tel : 3658900-99 Fax: 2902750...
  • Page 111: Warranty Information

    Appendix C. Lenovo limited warranty - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -...
  • Page 112 An optional service offering may be available for purchase from Lenovo to have Lenovo install Self-service CRUs for you. You may find a list of CRUs and their designation in the publication that ships with your product or at
  • Page 113 Under On-Site Service, your Service Provider will either repair or exchange the product at your location. You must provide a suitable working area to allow disassembly and reassembly of the Lenovo product. For some products, certain repairs may require your Service Provider to send the product to a designated service center.
  • Page 114 You may be charged for the replacement product if Lenovo does not receive the failed product within thirty (30) days of your receipt of the replacement product.
  • Page 115: Appendix D. Customer Replaceable Units (Crus)

    Customers are responsible 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: •...
  • Page 116 Appendix D. Customer replaceable units (CRUs) Your computer contains the following types of internal CRUs: • Internal CRUs (located behind an access panel): These CRUs are isolated parts within the computer that are concealed by an access panel that is typically secured by either one or two screws. Once the access panel is removed, only the specific CRU is visible.
  • Page 117: Appendix E. 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.
  • Page 118 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. Any performance data contained herein was determined in a controlled environment.
  • Page 119 Appendix E. Notices made on development-level systems and there is no guarantee that these measurements will be the same on generally available systems. Furthermore, some measurements may have been estimated through extrapolation. Actual results may vary. Users of this document should verify the applicable data for their specific environment.
  • Page 120: Energy Star Model Information

    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 STAR 5.0 program requirements for computers.
  • Page 121 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 a specified duration: Table 1.
  • Page 122: Wireless Related Information

    Appendix E. Notices Wireless related information Wireless interoperability Wireless LAN PCI Express Mini Card is designed to be interoperable with any wireless LAN product that is based on Direct Sequence Spread Spectrum (DSSS), Complementary Code Keying (CCK), and/or Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiplexing (OFDM) radio technology, and is compliant to: •...
  • Page 123 Due to the fact that wireless LAN PCI Express Mini Card and Bluetooth Daughter Card operate within the guidelines found in radio frequency safety standards and recommendations, Lenovo believes the integrated wireless cards are safe for use by consumers. These standards and...
  • Page 124 Appendix E. Notices result from deliberations of panels and committees of scientists who continually review and interpret the extensive research literature. In some situation or environment, the use of wireless LAN PCI Express Mini Card or Bluetooth Daughter Card may be restricted by the proprietor of the building or responsible representatives of the organization.
  • Page 125 Use of mobile devices on board aircraft is explicitly prohibited by many airlines companies, especially during take-off and landing. The built-in Mobile Broadband module on your computer is a low-power radio transceiver. When it is turned on, it intermittently receives and transmits radio frequency (RF) energy which could cause interference with the operation of the airplane communication or navigation system.
  • Page 126: Tv Tuner Information

    Appendix E. Notices TV tuner information Products with television tuner options installed The notice below applies to products containing television (TV) tuner devices that connect to external antennas or to cable/CATV systems, or both, and that are intended to be installed in North America. Users and installers in other countries should follow local codes and ordinances when installing appliances that connect to external antennas and cable/ CATV systems.
  • Page 127 Appendix E. 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...
  • Page 128 Appendix E. 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 static charges.
  • Page 129: Electronic Emissions Notices

    - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - The following information refers to Lenovo IdeaPad S10- , machine type 20040 0651.
  • Page 130 Appendix E. Notices 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. Unauthorized changes or modifications could void the user’s authority to operate the equipment.
  • Page 131 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 132 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 EN 55022...
  • Page 133 TV communications and to other electrical or electronic equipment. Such cables and connectors are available from Lenovo authorized dealers. Lenovo cannot accept responsibility for any interference caused by using other than recommended cables and connectors.
  • Page 134 Appendix E. Notices Lenovo Product Service Information Japanese VCCI Class B Statement...
  • Page 135 Appendix E. Notices 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...
  • Page 136: 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 137: Eu Weee Statements

    EEE as unsorted municipal waste, 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:
  • Page 138: 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 139 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 140: Notice For Users In The U.s.a

    Appendix E. 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 Notice on deleting data from your hard disk As computers spread into every corner of life, they process more and more information.
  • Page 141 Appendix E. Notices • Format your hard disk, using the software for initializing it. • Using the preinstalled recovery program, bring the hard disk back to factory-ship state. These operations, however, only change the file allocation of the data; they do not delete the data itself.
  • Page 142: Appendix F. Features And Specifications

    Appendix F. Features and Specifications Model Name: IdeaPad S10- Note: The following specifications may contain technical inaccuracies or typographical errors. Lenovo reserves the right to improve and/or change specifications at any time without notice. Form Factor Size Weight System Memory...
  • Page 143 I/O Ports Communication Audio Video Memory card slot Others Kensington slot Appendix F. Features and Specifications USB 2.0 port x 2 RJ-45 port Headphone/Mic-in Jack D-sub port 6 in 1 slot x 1 (SD/SDHC/MMC/MS/MS PRO/XD)
  • Page 144: Trademarks

    - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - The following terms are trademarks or registered trademarks of Lenovo in the United States, other countries, or both.
  • Page 145: Index

    Index AC adapter ... 5 Jack ... 13 Using Battery ... 13 Charging Bluetooth ... 27 Connecting ... 108 Interoperability ... 109 Usage environment Camera ... 3, 19 ... 25 Card reader ... 74 Caring your computer Cleaning ... 84 Computer cover Computer display ...
  • Page 146 Index ... 5 Kensington slot Keyboard ... 84 Cleaning ... 52 Problems ... 17 Using ... 87 Lenovo Limited Warranty Maintenance ... 82 Microphone ... 7 Built-in Notice ... 115 Electronic emissions for US users ... 126 ... 17 Numeric Keypad...
  • Page 147 ... 22 Security ... 40 Storage media ... 77 Handling ... 16 Touch pad ... 130 Trademarks ... 50 Troubleshooting ... 6 USB port ... 23 VeriFace ...97 Warranty information ...70 Help Wireless LAN ...108 Interoperability ...109 Usage environment ...4 Wireless module antennas Index...
  • Page 149 If your product is not working 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
  • Page 150 New World. New Thinking. P/N: 147002848 Printed in China...

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