Using the Computer Hardware Chapter This chapter contains the following topics: Computer hardware introduction Information on computer connections Note: The descriptions in this chapter might vary from your computer, depending on computer models and configurations. User Guide...
1.1 Front view of the chassis Attention: Be sure not to block any air vents on the computer. Blocked air vents can cause thermal problems. Power button Optical Drive (selected models only) Memory card reader (selected models only) USB connector (2) Headphone connector Microphone connector Note: This computer only can be placed in a vertical position.
Voltage selection switch (Selected models only) Power connector On-board VGA connector (Selected models only) HDMI connector (Selected models only) USB connectors (4) Ethernet connector Microphone connector Audio line-out connector Audio line-in connector Lenovo H415 User Guide...
PCI Express X 16 graphics adapter connector (Some models are equipped with a graphic card) PCI Express X 1 adapter connector (Some models are equipped with a WIFI card or TV tuner card) Lenovo H405 Voltage selection switch (Selected models only) Power connector PS/2 keyboard connector...
PCI Express X 16 graphics adapter connector (Some models are equipped with a graphic card) PCI Express X 1 adapter connector (Some models are equipped with a WIFI card or TV tuner card) Lenovo H420 Voltage selection switch (Selected models only) Power connector PS/2 keyboard connector...
HDMI connector (Selected models only) USB connectors (4) Ethernet connector Microphone connector Audio line-out connector Audio line-in connector PCI Express X 16 graphics adapter connector (Some models are equipped with a graphics card) PCI Express X 1 adapter connector (Some models are equipped with a WIFI card or TV tuner card.) 1.3 Connecting your computer Use the following information when connecting your computer.
1.3.2 Connect the keyboard cable to the appropriate keyboard connector. (PS/2 connector or USB connector) 1.3.3 Connect the mouse cable to the appropriate mouse connector. (PS/2 connector or USB connector) Note: If your computer is equipped with a wireless keyboard or mouse, follow those installation instructions.
• If you have an HDMI monitor, your computer must have an adapter installed that supports the HDMI monitor. Connect the cable to the port as shown. 1.3.5 If you have audio devices, attach them using the following instructions. Audio line-in This connector receives audio signals from an external audio device, such as a stereo system.
1.3.6 Audio configuration instruction: models whose mainboard supports audio transforming from 2.0 stereo to 5.1 surround.) This model of computer supports transforming stereo sound into 5.1 surround sound. Use the following guides when connecting to the 5.1 surround audio device: Blue line-in connector Green line-out connector Pink Mic-in connector...
1.3.7 If you have powered speakers with an adapter: (This picture is only a sketch print, it does not show the actual figure of the speaker.) a. Connect the cable that runs between the speakers, if necessary. On some speakers, this cable is permanently attached. b.
1.3.9 Connect any additional devices that you have. Your computer might not have all connectors that are shown. USB connector TV-Tuner connector (IEC type) TV antenna connector (F type) Ethernet 1.3.10 Connect the power cords properly to ground electrical outlets. 1.3.11 If your computer is equipped with Memory Card Reader Connector, it is able to read/write data from SD, SDHC;...
1.3.12 Wired keyboard LVT —— After entering Windows, press this key to launch the LVT (Lenovo Vantage Technology) program, Lenovo’s pre-loaded Home PC software. In addition to its own functions, the LVT program will allow you to start other Windows compatible software, specially configured to run on this model of computer.
Using the Rescue System Chapter This chapter contains the following topics: OneKey Recovery Driver and Application Installation System Setup System Backup System Recovery Create Recovery Disc Attention: Using this program will result in loss of data. •...
2.2 Driver and Application Installation The Driver and Application Installation function in the rescue system provides a way for the user to conveniently reinstall all of the Lenovo applications and drivers that were shipped with your Lenovo hardware. User Guide...
The system will restart. After the system has restarted, the installation process will continue until it has completed. Method 2: Manual Installation In the Windows system, Click Start → All Programs → Lenovo → Lenovo Drivers and Application Installation. After starting the procedure, install all the drivers and software manually by following the prompts.
This backs up your system partition to an image file. In case of a system failure, you can restore your system from this image file. In the Windows system, click Start → All Programs → Lenovo → Lenovo Rescue System.
Using the Computer Software Chapter This chapter contains the following topics: Lenovo Dynamic Brightness system Lenovo Eye Distance System Note: The interface and function of each of these features are subject to the actual software that was shipped with the computer model that you purchased.
PC camera and is available only after the camera is installed. Before using this software, do the following: 1) Click Start → All Programs → Lenovo USB2.0 UVC Camera → vmcap. 2) Select Options → Preview from the pop-up window to display the image in the video capture window.
If there are other devices in this option, do not check them. Only choose the “Lenovo USB 2.0 UVC Camera” device, and the window should display the camera image. An image, which is caught by Lenovo PC camera, will be displayed in the video capture window. Adjust the position and pitch angle of the camera to ensure the whole face is displayed in the video capture window.
The default setting has been pre-selected. You can adjust the viewing distance according to your needs. Notes: 1. Ensure the lens of the camera is exposed and not covered. 2. Ensure your eyes are exposed and not covered. (The function that detects the distance between the user and monitor is based on the position of the user’s eyes.
Troubleshooting and Chapter Confirming Setup This chapter contains the following topics: Troubleshooting and Problem Resolution Note: The description of the TV-Tuner card in this manual is only used for the machines which have the TV-Tuner card. It does not apply to those machines that do not have a TV-Tuner card.
• If an error message occurs in a program, see the program’s documentation. Note: The procedures in this document were written for the Windows default view, so they may not apply if you set your Lenovo the Windows Classic view.
UPSs, regulators, fluorescent lamps or other computers that may be generating magnetic interference. 2. Move any interfering devices away from the computer. 3. If the problem persists, consult with Lenovo Service. 4.2 Troubleshooting Audio Problems Problem: No sound from integrated speakers.
1. Check to determine if there is an optical drive icon in the resource manager of the operating system. If not, restart your computer. If there is still no icon, contact Lenovo Service. Otherwise, continue with the next step of this procedure.
Problem: The capacity of the hard disk, as indicated by the system, is less than the nominal capacity. Troubleshooting and problem resolution: For computers equipped with the OneKey Recovery feature, the system recovery feature needs to occupy some hard disk space. This may account for the apparent hard disk capacity deficit. Further Technical Explanation: The nominal capacity of the hard disk is expressed in the decimal system, 1000 bytes.
• Before you can watch teletext programming, you must set the TV tuner input signal to analog. 4.6 Performing Daily Maintenance Tasks Cleaning the computer components Because many of the computer components consist of sophisticated integrated circuit boards, it is very important to periodically clean around the computer to prevent dust buildup.