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User's Guide
Model : LM 40/50, LS 40/50



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  • Page 1 User’s Guide Model : LM 40/50, LS 40/50...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    User’s guide ....................6 Important Safety Instructions ..............8 Selecting a place to work ................. 8 Using the battery pack ..................9 Replacing and disposing of the backup (standby) battery ........10 Connecting to an AC power source ..............11 Using the computer ..................
  • Page 3 Using the AC adapter ..................34 Connecting the AC adapter to an AC outlet (100~240V)........34 Opening and positioning the LCD panel............35 Power switch ....................35 Turning the power on and off ................. 36 Turning on the computer ................36 Turning off the computer ................
  • Page 4 When listening to music as MP3..............61 When enjoying DVD Player ................63 Attaching an IEEE 1394 device ............... 63 Using the IrDA port..................64 About IrDA port.................... 64 Using IrDA port .................... 64 Using Wireless LAN ..................66 Connecting and using the wireless network ............66 Using IP Operator ..................
  • Page 5 Using Full Recovery ..................89 Driver re-installation ..................93 Storage/Memory..................94 Using the optical disk drive ................94 Inserting a CD ..................... 94 Removing a CD .................... 95 Playing an audio CD..................96 Using Windows Media Player ................96 Using Power DVD ..................97 Using an SD Memory Card / SONY Memory Stick..........
  • Page 6 Charging time .....................106 Battery Life ....................106 Backup (standby) battery ................106 Operating environment ................107 Operating ....................107 Non-operating.....................107 - 5 -...
  • Page 7: User's Guide

    User’s guide Thank you for using the LG product. LG has manufactured and tested this product to provide you with a reliable computing environment. Please read this manual carefully before using the computer. The following signs call attention to features and operations that may be dangerous to the user.
  • Page 8 Your computer complies with the radio frequency and safety standards of any country or region in which it has been approved for wireless use. - 7 -...
  • Page 9: Important Safety Instructions

    These safety instructions will ensure many years of safe enjoyment from the product. Set up your computer on a flat, stable surface. (LG is not responsible for the problems and damages caused by incorrect use of the computer in an unsafe environment.)
  • Page 10: Using The Battery Pack

    Using the battery pack Warning Use only a battery pack recommended by LG. Using a battery pack of a different type may result in explosion. Keep metallic objects, such as keys and clips, away from the battery pack. Objects that conduct electricity can short-circuit the battery pack and result in fire and/or injuries.
  • Page 11: Replacing And Disposing Of The Backup (Standby) Battery

    Replacing and disposing of the backup (standby) battery Warning If the backup battery is incorrectly replace, there is danger of explosion. The lithium batterry contains lithium and can explode if it is not properly handled or disposed of. Replace only with a battery of the same type. ‫را...
  • Page 12: Connecting To An Ac Power Source

    Connecting to an AC power source Warning Do not use loose or damaged power plugs. There is a risk of electric shock or fire. Use properly grounded outlet. Connecting the computer to an outlet without proper grounding may result in electric shock and damages to your computer.
  • Page 13: Using The Computer

    If an object or liquid enters the computer or an adaptor, remove power cord, battery, and any other cables from the computer, and contact the customer service for help. There is a risk of an electric shock, fire, or damage to the computer. Before cleaning the computer, disconnect the power cord, battery, and any other cables from the computer.
  • Page 14: Using The Computer

    There is a risk of fire. If you see or smell smoke from the computer or adaptor, turn off the computer, remove the power cord, and then contact the customer service for help. There is a risk of fire. The LCD monitor’s fluorescent lamp include hydrargyrum. Avoid direct contact with liquid from the broken LCD.
  • Page 15 Upon completion of any service or repairs, ask service technician to perform safety checks. Ignoring safety checks may result in electric shock or fire. Use the Wireless LAN at least 5m away from a microwave oven or plasma lamp. When using the Wireless LAN near a plasma lamp, use the channel 11, 12, or 13. the connection may be unavailable or slow.
  • Page 16: Upgrading The Computer

    Do not attempt to disassemble or modify the computer without consulting customer service. There is a risk of electric shock. Replace only with the parts approved by LG. There is a risk of fire and damage to the computer. Consult with the customer service before connecting and using the computer with any non-LG product.
  • Page 17: Carrying And Storing The Computer

    Carrying and storing the computer Caution Before moving the computer, turn the power off and remove all the cables. You may trip over the loose cables and fall. When traveling on an airplane, follow the instruction by flight attendant. Using the computer on an airplane may result in an airline accident. Do not travel with LCD monitor open.
  • Page 18: Preventing Data Loss (Handling Hard Disk Drives)

    The hard disk drive is very delicate to any physical impact. Always make backups for your data. LG is not responsible for the data lose caused by users. The data on the hard disk or the drive itself may be damaged in the following situations: 1.
  • Page 19: Ergonomic Information

    Ergonomic information Warning Adjust the display position to avoid glare or reflections from a direct ray of light. The top of the display should be on or below the level of your eyes. Keep your head and neck in an upright position. Keep your forearms, wrists, and hands in a horizontal position.
  • Page 20: For Australian Users

    For Australian Users Warning For safety reasons, only connect equipment with a telecommunications compliance label. This includes customer equipment previously labelled or certified. - 19 -...
  • Page 21: Laser Compliance Statement

    Laser compliance statement An optical disk drive (device), such as a CD-ROM, CD-RW,DVD-ROM drive, which can be installed in this unit is a laser product. The driver’s classification label is on the surface of the drive as shown below. CLASS 1 LASER PRODUCT LASER KLASSE 1 LUOKAN 1 LASERLAITE APPAREIL A LASER DE CLASSE 1...
  • Page 22: Overview

    The following items are included in the package. Match the items on this list with the items in the box. Some items may look different from the pictures. LM40 14.1 inch Notebook PC LM50 15 inch Notebook PC LS40 14.1 inch Notebook PC LS50 15 inch Notebook PC - 21 -...
  • Page 23: Memory Stick

    Note: Make sure you have the correct AC adapter before connecting it to the computer. Installation guide Battery pack power cord / AC adapter Software installation CD Telephone cable Note: - Battery is consumables, so its capacity and lifetime will decrease gradually as using time goes by.
  • Page 24: Components (Lm 40/50)

    Components (LM 40/50) Learning the components and their functions helps you use the computer more easily and thoroughly. Front view LM40 14.1 inch Volume up button Wireless LAN (option) Volume down button Power switch Power-Saving mode switch Keyboard TouchPad TouchPad button Built-in IrDA port (option) Speakers...
  • Page 25 LM50 15 inch Wireless LAN (option) Volume up button Volume down button button Power-saving Power switch mode switch Keyboard TouchPad TouchPad button Built-in speakers IrDA port (option) Note: Pressing the Volume up and down buttons at the same time mutes the sound. - 24 -...
  • Page 26: Components (Ls40/50)

    Components (LS40/50) Front view LS40 14.1 inch Wireless LAN (option) Volume up button Volume down button Power switch Power-Saving mode switch Keyboard TouchPad TouchPad button Built-in Speakers - 25 -...
  • Page 27: Rear View (Lm 40/50, Ls 40/50)

    LS50 15 inch Volume up button Wireless LAN (option) Volume down button Power switch Power-saving mode switch Keyboard TouchPad TouchPad button Built-in speakers Note: Pressing the Volume up and down buttons at the same time mutes the sound. Rear view (LM 40/50, LS 40/50) Note: Some models may look different from the picture below.
  • Page 28: Left View

    Note: To open the display panel 1. Push the latch button to the right 1, 2. and lift the LCD panel 2. 3. Adjust the slope of the display panel for a comfortable viewing angle. Left view USB device port Fan louvers Security keyhole Parallel port...
  • Page 29: Right View

    Security keyhole: User can attach a separately purchased chain lock into the security keyhole and connect it to a fixed object to prevent a notebook theft. Note: A position of security keyhole can be different from the model type. Right view IEEE 1394 port Emergency eject hole...
  • Page 30: Status Indicators

    Status indicators Note: Some models may look different from the picture below. 1.AC Power: Power indicator lights up when the power cord is connected to the computer. - 29 -...
  • Page 31 2.Battery: Battery status indicator indicates the following status of the battery. Green: The computer is connected to an AC adaptor and is being charged. Off: The battery is fully charged OR the computer is not connected to an AC Adapter. Blinking: The battery power is under 10% of its maximum capacity.
  • Page 32: Basics

    Basics This section describes how to use the basic features of your computer. Read this section before using the computer. Using the battery pack The battery pack must be fully charged before first use. Note: Battery is consumables, so its capacity and lifetime will decrease gradually as using time goes by.
  • Page 33 2. Place the battery pack in the battery slot, and align the two protrusions on the battery pack with the two slits on the side of the battery slot. 3. Gently push the battery pack into the slot until it clicks. The battery pack is inserted.
  • Page 34 Caution When you are not using the computer, remove the battery pack. Note: The battery pack has the following characteristics. Self-discharge: The battery gradually loses its power over time without ever being used. Periodic full discharge/charge: Frequent recharging of the battery pack can reduce the duration of the battery pack.
  • Page 35: Using The Ac Adapter

    Using the AC adapter An AC adapter or battery pack is needed to supply power to your computer. The AC adapter can be used with a 100~240V AC power source. Use only the AC adapter that comes with your computer. Using any other adaptor may cause damage to your computer.
  • Page 36: Opening And Positioning The Lcd Panel

    Opening and positioning the LCD panel Push the latch button in the direction of the arrow1, and open the display panel 2. Adjust the slope of the display panel for comfortable viewing. Power switch Press the power switch to turn on the computer. Note: The power switch, volume up/down buttons are coated for preventing static electricity purposes.
  • Page 37: Turning The Power On And Off

    Turning the power on and off Before turning on the computer, make sure the AC adaptor is connected or the battery is charged. Turning on the computer 1. Push the latch button to the right1 and open the display panel2. 2.
  • Page 38 3. Pressing the power switch starts the self-diagnostic procedures; then Windows(R) XP startup screen is displayed. 4. If you turn the power on the computer for the first time, you have to register your copy of Windows XP. The registration process may differ depending on the model, but the difference does not affect the use of your computer.
  • Page 39 7. ‘What’s your computer’s name?’ appears on the screen. Type the name and description for your computer, and click [Next]. 8. ‘Ready to register with Microsoft?’ appears on the screen. Select ‘No, not at this time’ and click [Next]. 9. ‘Who will use this computer?’ appears on the screen. Type the names of the users and click [Next].
  • Page 40 10. ‘Thank you!’ appears on the screen. Click [Finish] to complete the registration process. - 39 -...
  • Page 41: Turning Off The Computer

    Turning off the computer Quit all running applications; click [Start] and choose [Turn Off Computer] from the start up menu. In the Turn off computer window, choose Shut down. The computer is turned off automatically, and pull down the LCD panel until it clicks.
  • Page 42 Caution If the Drive in use indicator is on, do not turn off the computer, as doing so may damage the data being read from or written to the drive. Warning If Windows does not shut down correctly, press and hold the power switch for more than 5 seconds;...
  • Page 43: Using Windows Xp

    Using Windows XP Windows XP is new, brilliant and easy-to-use. Background and title bar have been rearranged concisely, and it became easier to access the application programs from the start menu. Also, it allows the users with more diverse options to choose from when decorating their desktop.
  • Page 44: Help And Support

    Help and Support Click [Help and Support] to learn how to troubleshoot problems you may encounter while using the computer. Click [Start]->[Help and Support]. The following window appears. You can search for useful Help and Support information. You can connect to the Internet and ask for assistance online.
  • Page 45: Windows Xp Desktop

    Windows XP desktop 1.[Start] button Click [Start] button to open the [Start] menu. Click [All Programs] to open the list of programs installed in the computer. 2.[Start] menu [Start menu] shows everything you need to start working in the Windows XP environment.
  • Page 46: Start Menu

    Put your unused items and files in the Recycle Bin. Right-click the Recycle Bin and select [Empty Recycle Bin] to permanently delete the items inside the Recycle Bin. Start menu Pinned items My computer shows the drive and network information for your Control Panel lets computer you change the...
  • Page 47: Control Panel

    Control Panel The Windows XP Control Panel can display items in either Category View or Classic View. Switch to Classic View Category View Classic View - 46 -...
  • Page 48: Setting Up Local Area Network (Lan) Connections

    Setting up Local Area Network (LAN) connections Local Area Network (LAN) connection provides high-speed network connection for your home or company. When using Wireless LAN, refer to “Using Wireless LAN” (page 65). Attach a LAN cable to the Ethernet (LAN) connector. Click [Start]->[Control Panel]->[Switch to Classic View]->...
  • Page 49 If the following window appears, click [General] tab and 1. Check if 3COM 3C920 Integrated Fast Ethernet Controller is installed in the computer 2. Then, check Internet Protocol, and 3. Click on [Properties] Click on [General] tab, and Select [Obtain an IP address automatically] Click [Ok] when Internet protocol (TCP/IP) setting is completed.
  • Page 50: Changing The Themes And Desktop Background

    Changing the Themes and Desktop background Using the Windows Classic Theme Click [Start]->[Control Panel]->[Switch to Classic View]->[Display]. Click [Themes] tab Select [Windows Classic] from the [Theme] drop down menu. Using a different theme 1. Click [Start]->[Control Panel]->[Switch to Classic View]->[Display]. 2.
  • Page 51: Changing The Desktop Background

    Changing the desktop background Click [Start]->[Control Panel]->[Switch to Classic View]->[Display]. Click [Desktop] tab. (OR you can right click on the mouse while in desktop background. When a short cut menu pops up, choose [Properties] Scroll down the [Background] drop down menu and select an image for the background.
  • Page 52: Taskbar

    unauthorized users. Taskbar Taskbar displays programs and files that are currently open. If there are many programs running on the computer, the Taskbar group together files from the same program to prevent taskbar icons from cluttering up the Taskbar. Desktop cleanup Desktop Cleanup Wizard removes unused desktop items to a folder.
  • Page 53: Power Options Properties

    In Power Options Properties window, change the settings best suited for your computing environment. Power Options Properties Click [Power Schemes] tab. Drop down the menu and select [Portable/Laptop] to set notebook PC with the appropriate power schemes. This includes detailed timeline for [Turn off monitor], [Turn off hard disks], [System standby], and [System hibernates].
  • Page 54: Power Options Properties

    Power Options Properties Click [Alarms] tab. Check [Low battery alarm] and [Critical battery alarm], and move the sliders to set the power level to activate low battery alarm and critical battery alarm. You can be notified with Sound alarm or Display message. You can also set the alarm action such as putting the computer into System standby mode or System hibernation mode.
  • Page 55: Advanced Tab

    Advanced tab In Options, you can set the computer to prompt for password when computer resumes from standby. You can also set the computer to enter a power-saving mode when closing the display panel, pressing the power switch or the combination of Fn+F4. Power Meter You can click the Power Meter icon on the Taskbar to check the power level of your computer.
  • Page 56: System Hibernation

    System Hibernation In Hibernate tab, you can enable or disable System hibernation mode and check the disk space needed for hibernation. Caution Do not remove the battery pack when the AC adapter is not connected to the computer. If you keep using the computer while low on the battery power, you may lose the data when the battery power goes out.
  • Page 57: Attaching External Devices

    Attaching external devices Attaching a USB device USB mouse (not included) You can connect keyboard, hub, digital camera and other devices that support USB. Attaching a television using an S-Video port Note: Below mentioned functions are not offered by each product *IEEE1394 / Wireless LAN / SD Memory card / S-Video port / IrDA port/ Memory Stick Attach the S-Video cable from a TV to the S-Video connector on the computer...
  • Page 58 Click [Start]->[Control Panel] -> [Display] -> [Settings] tab -> [Advanced]. In [Display]tab, select TV as the main display - 57 -...
  • Page 59: Attaching An External Monitor

    You can also switch the main display to and from TV and LCD by pressing the combination of Fn+F7. Note: You cannot use switch the main display while playing a game. You cannot display a movie or game on a TV and LCD at the same time. Attaching an external monitor Note: Turn off the computer before attaching an external monitor.
  • Page 60: Attaching A Printer

    Attaching a printer Note: Use a standard parallel port connector that should be 16mm wide. Connectors wider than 17mm will not fit in. Printer (not included) Attach a printer cable to the computer, then click [Start] from the Taskbar and [Printers and Faxes].
  • Page 61 If the following window appears on the screen, click [Add a printer] In the Add Printer Wizard, follow the instruction to set up a printer. When the Add Printer Wizard completes setting up the printer, the new printer appears on the Printers and Faxes window. - 60 -...
  • Page 62: Using S/Pdif Output Connector

    Warning Do not overload an electrical outlet with connections to multiple devices. Overloading an electrical outlet may result in fire or electric shock. Do not touch the power cord or plug with wet hands. Doing so may result in electric shock Using S/PDIF output connector Using S/PDIF(Sony/Philips Digital Interface) output connector you can enjoy the digital sound by connecting S/PDIF supporting amplifier to the...
  • Page 63 Check [Digital output] checkbox in the volume control. Enjoy music after connecting A/V receiver, Digital amplifier, MD with cable. - 62 -...
  • Page 64: When Enjoying Dvd Player

    When enjoying DVD Player Follow the same procedure as above. Set DVD payer program setting in compliance with digital output (Refer to [Help] on DVD player). Connect A/V receiver, or digital amplifier to S/PDIF by cable. Enjoy DVD 5.1 channel. Note: 1.
  • Page 65: Using The Irda Port

    Using the IrDA port Your computer supports IrDA (Infrared Data Association) standard for infrared communication. About IrDA port Range: 1m Beam angle: +-15 Data transmission speed: 4.0 Mbps Your computer has an IrDA V3.0 Fast Infrared port allowing the data transmission speed of Serial Infrared (115.2Kbps) and Fast Infrared (4Mbps).
  • Page 66 The distance and the beam angle between the ports must be less than 1m and smaller than +-15 degrees respectively. Remove any obstruction between the ports. 7. When the connection is established, Wireless Link program starts automatically. Wireless Link icon appears on the taskbar, and shortcut to Wireless link is created on the desktop.
  • Page 67: Using Wireless Lan

    10. Click Yes to start a data transfer. The data transfer is complete. Note: The default directory for the received data is C:\Documents and Settings\ User Name\Desktop. To change the default directory, open Wireless Link and click Properties, and then choose a new default directory. Using Wireless LAN You can use Wireless LAN to connect to the network and use the Internet in your home and office.
  • Page 68: Using Ip Operator

    Select AP(Access Point) you want to connect to and type necessary information. Click [Connect]. If you place the mouse pointer on the Wireless network icon on the Taskbar, you can see the status of the wireless network. Using IP Operator IP Operator is useful to access to network everywhere by notebook.
  • Page 69 If the following window appears, select LAN or High-Speed Internet at the drop down menu and type the computer name you use. Type the name is appropriate at [Profile List] after making a decision whether a user belonging to [Domain], or a member of [Work Group]. Choose one of setting options as below.
  • Page 70: Using Battery Miser

    Using Battery Miser Battery Miser is the program to manage energy saving function makes the battery of notebook computer maximum. When using Battery Miser, it is available to use both original power management functions of Windows and the advanced power management functions of battery miser. For more detailed information, refer to [About Battery Miser] Double click [Battery Miser] icon on Desktop System tray.
  • Page 71: Battery Alarm

    Battery alarm: If the battery power gets down to low alarm, critical alarm, user can define the option for alarm is working. Note: When pressing the keys Fn + F8, it keeps unused sound device power management(Sound device is always ON). When pressing one more, it return to the original set point.
  • Page 72: Input/Output

    Input/Output Using the keyboard The keyboard is used for entering text and commands in the computer. About the keyboard – 14.1inch The keyboard is composed of character, number, and other special function keys. Function keys: Function keys enable you to perform different operations depending on the operating system and application program you use.
  • Page 73: About The Keyboard - 15 Inch

    Editing keys: You can move the cursor to the beginning or end of the current line, or up and down the screen. About the keyboard – 15 inch The keyboard is composed of character, number, and other special function keys. Function keys: Function keys enable you to perform different operations depending on the operating system and application program you use.
  • Page 74 up and down the screen. Character and number keys: consist of character keys, number keys, special character keys, and spacebar. Spacebar is used for creating a space between characters. Embedded numeric keys: You can press the combination of Fn and ScrLk keys to enable the embedded numeric keypad.
  • Page 75: Modifier And Special Function Keys

    Caution Do not spill water, juice, coffee, etc on the keyboard as it may damage the computer and cause an electric shock. Note: In the middle of entering characters, if numbers are entered instead of characters, press the combination of Shift and ScrLk to disable the embedded numeric keys. Modifier and special function keys Shift key: Hold Shift key down and press another key to enter the upper case letter for the key.
  • Page 76 PrtSc (Print Screen) key: Press PrtSc key to take the snapshot of the entire area visible on your screen and store it in the clipboard. Enter key: Press Enter key to enter a command or to end a line. Shortcut menu key: Press Shortcut menu key to view shortcuts for the current program.
  • Page 77: Hot Keys

    Hot keys The following Hot keys provide you with shortcuts to operations, such as adjusting the brightness of the computer display. Fn+F4: Force the computer to enter power-saving mode. (ex: system standby and hibernation) Fn+F5: Press the combination once to disable the touch pad, and press again to enable the touch pad.
  • Page 78: Using The Touch Pad

    Using the touch pad The touch pad can be used with a mouse at the same time. It has a scroll button, which functions similar to a scroll wheel on a mouse. 1. Touch pad: used to move the pointer. 2.
  • Page 79: Moving The Pointer On The Screen

    Moving the pointer on the screen Gently place your finger on the touch pad and slide it in the direction in which you want the pointer to move. Making the selection (Click) To click a button, quickly press and release the left button. You can click the left button or gently tap the touch pad once to select an item on a menu or an icon on the screen, or position the cursor in a document.
  • Page 80: Double-Click (Run)

    Double-click (Run) To double-click a button, quickly press and release the left button twice.You can also tap the touch pad twice to get the same result. To launch an application, you can select and double-click the .exe file or the program icon. Drag and drop To drag an object, select and move the object by clicking and holding the left button and sliding the finger across the touch pad without releasing the...
  • Page 81 Drag: Move the icon without releasing the left button Drop: Release the left button above the recycle bin. ClickLock: enables you to select text or drag a file without having to continuously hold down the mouse button or touch pad button. Follow the instruction below to enable ClickLock.
  • Page 82 Click Settings and adjust how long you need to hold down a mouse or touch pad button to enable ClickLock, and then Select OK. - 81 -...
  • Page 83: Using The Scroll Up/Down Function

    Using the scroll up/down function Your computer supports scroll function. When using scroll function, mouse cursor at the arrow does not move. Only the scroll function will move. You can use the scroll up/down function by pressing Fn + direction key. In a program window with a scroll bar, you can move up and down the windows using Fn + direction key.
  • Page 84: System Setup

    System Setup The system setup saves your computer’s hardware configurations in CMOS RAM. The system setup provides you with information, such as the size and type of your hard disk, size of the installed memory, date, and time. Starting the system setup Setting a password.
  • Page 85: Setting A Password

    Note: Cursor control keys (arrow keys) move the cursor up, down, to the left and right. Turn on the computer. When LG logo appears on the screen, press F2. The BIOS Setup Utility window appears. Setting a password If you want to protect the system setup from an unauthorized user, follow the instructions below to set a password.
  • Page 86: Setting A Supervisor Password

    Setting a supervisor password A password protects your computer from unauthorized users. The factory default setup does not have a password. A supervisor password prevents unauthorized users from changing the system setup. Start the BIOS Setup Utility. Use arrow keys to select Set Supervisor Password under Security menu, and then press Enter.
  • Page 87: Setting A User Password

    Press F10 to save the new settings. If the following message appears, select Yes and press Enter to restart the computer. Setting a user password A user password is a secondary compared to a supervisor password. You must set a supervisor password in order to set a power-on password. Start the BIOS Setup Utility and use arrow keys to select Security menu.
  • Page 88: Changing Or Removing The Password

    If the following message appears, press Enter. Press F10 to save the new settings. If the following message appears, select Yes and press Enter to restart the computer. Changing or removing the password Start the BIOS Setup Utility, enter your password, and then press Enter. To change the password, follow the instruction on Setting a password.
  • Page 89: Recovering The Factory Default Settings

    Recovering the factory default settings If a user accidentally modifies the system setup, follow the instruction below to recover the factory default settings. Start the BIOS Setup Utility, and use arrow keys to select Exit. Use arrow keys to select Load Setup Defaults, and press Enter. If the following message appears, select Yes and press Enter to recover the factory default settings.
  • Page 90: System Recovery

    System Recovery System Recovery offers to format the hard disk as shipping status of the product. User must make backup files to minimize a risk of losing data. Windows CD is provided with the product that offers system recovery contracted by Microsoft. Using Full Recovery To recover hard disk completely, you must make backup for all software and data on the computer.
  • Page 91 3. Select [Full Recovery without Format], or [Full Recovery after format]. * In the case of selecting [Full Recovery without Format]. - 90 -...
  • Page 92 [Recovering factory default] appears. * In the case of selecting [Full Recovery after format] Click [Start Recovery] . - 91 -...
  • Page 93 "Formatting to NTFS" appears. When starting [Full Recovery], next procedures appears on the screen. If the following screen appears after restarting system, fill out Windows user registration information. When clicking [Finish], the system returns to normal. - 92 -...
  • Page 94: Driver Re-Installation

    Driver re-installation 1. Turn on the computer and go to [Start]-[All Programs]-[LG GILJABI]. 2. Select the device driver you want to install. 3. Follow the instructions to complete the installation. Some device drivers require you to restart the computer after the installation.
  • Page 95: Storage/Memory

    Storage/Memory Using the optical disk drive Different model types provide different optical disk drives. (Some models have CD-ROM drives and others have CD-RW/DVD-ROM combo drives) Inserting a CD Turn on the computer, and press the eject button on the CD-ROM drive. Place the CD in the middle of the tray.
  • Page 96: Removing A Cd

    Push the tray into the CD-ROM drive. Note: When you use the CD-ROM or CD-RW/DVD-ROM drive, place your computer on a flat surface. The drive may not function correctly on an uneven surface. Your computer has a CD-ROM drive with the speed of 24X or faster; therefore, the drive may rattle when you first insert a CD.
  • Page 97: Playing An Audio Cd

    Playing an audio CD Using Windows Media Player You can use Windows(R) Media Player to play various types of audio and video files. You can play and make a copy of an audio CD, listen to the Internet radio broadcast, play movie clips, and listen to music or watch a video on a web site.
  • Page 98: Using Power Dvd

    Using Power DVD 1. Insert DVD title in the DVD-COMBO drive, and close the tray. When the following window opens, select Play DVD Play and click [Ok] 2. As you insert the DVD title, the DVD Auto-Resume window will open as shown below.
  • Page 99 Note: If unchecked on “Don’t ask me this question again”, you will receive the message every time you open the Power DVD. If you delete the DVD title and play it again, you will also receive the preference window. You can change the region counter only 5 times. After the 5 change, it is not possible to change.
  • Page 100: Using An Sd Memory Card / Sony Memory Stick

    Using an SD Memory Card / SONY Memory Stick Your computer can read from and write to an SD Memory Card / Memory Stick. Note: Photo images may look different from the actual product. Inserting an SD Memory Card / Memory Stick Turn on the computer, and place the SD Memory Card / Memory Stick in the SD Memory Card slot.
  • Page 101: Installing Memory

    Installing memory When you are using the computer, you may want to increase the memory capacity. About memory Your computer uses DDR (Double Data Rate) SDRAM SO-DIMM (Dual In- Line Memory Module) with 200 pins. Each memory socket can support a memory module from 64MB to 1024MB, and the maximum memory capacity of the computer is 2048MB.
  • Page 102: Purchasing Memory

    Caution Your computer supports PC2700/DDR SDRAM SO-DIMM 333MHz/266MHz/200MHz with FSB Frequency of 400MHz. Warning Before disassembling the computer for upgraing purposes, turn off the power and remove the power cord, phone line, and battery pack. There is the risk of electric shock or fire. If you need to open the computer cover, contact the customer service for help.
  • Page 103 Note: Before removing the cover, shut down your computer, remove AC adapter and battery pack, and detach any device or cable that are attached to the computer. Use the notch on the memory to make sure the memory aligns with the socket, and then inserts the memory into the socket at an angle of approximately 30 degrees.
  • Page 104 Caution Use only the memory module sold by LG. Using other memory modules can damage your computer. Close the cover and tighten the screw. After the installation, reboot the computer. If you see an error message regarding memory capacity, click F2 to enter the BIOS Setup Utility and save the settings.
  • Page 105: Features

    Features Model LM40/50, LS40/50 Processor Dothan Migration Note: The CPU cannot be replaced or upgraded by the user. The computer is equipped with a different CPU depending on the model type. Memory Built-in: 256MB DDR SDRAM SO-DIMM Maximum: 1024MB on each slot and 2048MB combined Memory Type: DDR SDRAM SO-DIMM (128MB, 256MB, 512MB, and 1024MB) BIOS ROM ROM: 8Mbit...
  • Page 106: External I/O Interfaces

    Note: The specification for the optical drive depends on the model type) External I/O Interfaces External monitor portr 25-pin parallel port PC Card slot Microphone jack Speaker/Headphone jack S/PDIF IrDA port 3 Universal Serial Bus (USB) devices RJ11 telephone port RJ45 Ethernet port IEEE 1394 port S-Video port...
  • Page 107: Power Specification

    Power specification AC Adapter (Free Voltage) Input: AC 100 ~ 240V, 1.6A, 50 ~ 60Hz Output: DC 18.5V, 3.5A, 65W Note: Use the correct adaptor for your computer. Battery Pack (Li-Ion) DC 11.1V, 4400mAh (6-cell) Charging time Less than 3 hours (6-cell) or 4 hours (9-cell) with the power off in room temperature (9.6 ~ 40 °C/ 49.28 ~104 °F) Less than 32 hours with the power off in low temperature (0 ~ 9.6 °C/ 32 ~ 49.28 °F)
  • Page 108: Operating Environment

    Operating environment Operating 10 ~ 35 °C(50 ~ 95 °F), 20 ~ 80% relative humidity Non-operating -10 ~ 60 °C(14 ~ 140 °F), 10 ~ 80% relative humidity - 107 -...

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