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Machine type: 10097/2566 [B340]
10099/2568 [B540]
10101/3363 [B540p]
10098/2567 [B345]
10100/4749 [B545]
Version 2.0
2012.08
31502494
Lenovo
IdeaCentre B3/B5 Series

User Guide

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   Summary of Contents for Lenovo IdeaCentre B345

  • Page 1: User Guide

    Machine type: 10097/2566 [B340] 10099/2568 [B540] 10101/3363 [B540p] 10098/2567 [B345] 10100/4749 [B545] Lenovo IdeaCentre B3/B5 Series User Guide Version 2.0 2012.08 31502494...
  • Page 2: Important Safety Information

    Attention: Be aware of possible damage to programs, devices, or data. Note: Pay attention to this important information. © Copyright Lenovo 2012. All rights reserved. LIMITED AND RESTRICTED RIGHTS NOTICE: If data or software is delivered pursuant a General Services Administration “GSA” contract, use, reproduction, or...
  • Page 4: Table Of Contents

    Contents Important Safety Information Using the Computer Hardware ..........1 Front view of the computer .................2 Left and right view of the computer ............3 Rear view of the computer .................4 TV button instructions (selected models only) ..........5 Computer stand ..................6 Connecting your computer .................7 Important information about using the computer ........8 Wired keyboard (selected models only) ............10...
  • Page 5 Using the Onekey TV (selected models only) ......23 Guide to the remote control (selected models only) ........25 Onekey TV Instructions (ASTC model) (selected models only) ....28 Onekey TV Instructions (DVB-T model) (selected models only) ....30 Onekey TV Instructions (ATV model) (selected models only) ......33 Using the Rescue System ............
  • Page 6: Using The Computer Hardware

    Using the Computer Hardware This chapter contains the following topics: Introduction to the computer hardware Ø Information on computer connections Ø Note: The descriptions in this chapter might be different from what you see on your computer, depending on the computer model and configuration.
  • Page 7: Front View Of The Computer

    Front view of the computer Attention: Be careful not to block any air vents on the computer. Blocked air vents can cause overheating. Built-in microphone area Camera Built-in IR Emitter (do not block) Hard Disk Drive Indicator (selected models only) Bluetooth status indicator WIFI status indicator TV indicator...
  • Page 8: Left And Right View Of The Computer

    Left and right view of the computer Optical drive TV buttons (selected models only) USB connector Headphone port Microphone port USB connector Memory card reader Power button User Guide...
  • Page 9: Rear View Of The Computer

    Rear view of the computer Ethernet port USB 2.0 connectors USB 3.0 connectors (selected models only) HDMI-out connector HDMI-in connector (selected models only) AV-IN connectors (selected models only) TV tuner ports (selected models only) Power connector Air vents (do not block) User Guide...
  • Page 10: Tv Button Instructions (selected Models Only)

    TV button instructions (selected models only) Channel up Channel down Volume up Volume down TV mode menu button Signal source selection button TV power On/Off User Guide...
  • Page 11: Computer Stand

    Computer stand Use the stand to position the display to your preference. It can be rotated between 15º and 40º from the vertical. Attention: 1. The computer stand must remain installed at all times to ensure maximum system stability. 2. Make sure the angle of the computer is at least 15 degrees from the vertical;...
  • Page 12: Connecting Your Computer

    Connecting your computer Note: Your computer may not have all of the connectors described in this section. Basic connector instructions Connector Description Microphone Use this connector to attach a microphone to your computer when you want to record sound or if you use speech-recognition software.
  • Page 13: Important Information About Using The Computer

    Connecting the power cord Important information about using the computer Press the power button on the side of the computer to turn on the computer. User Guide...
  • Page 14 Note: The buttons at the bottom of the screen are touch buttons. When you touch these, the indicator lights turn on. Hold the computer tightly when you carry it. User Guide...
  • Page 15: Wired Keyboard (selected Models Only)

    Wired keyboard (selected models only) LVT —— After entering Windows, press this key to launch the LVT (Lenovo Vantage Technology) program, Lenovo’s pre-loaded Home PC software. In addition to its own functions, the LVT program will allow you to start other Windows compatible software, specially configured to run on this model of computer.
  • Page 16: Using Windows 8

    Using Windows 8 This chapter contains the following topics: Ø Switching between the main Windows 8 interfaces Ø The Charms Bar Ø Shutting down the computer Ø Switching between apps Ø Closing an app Ø Opening other system programs Ø Windows Help and Support Attention: The Windows 8 operating system is provided by Microsoft Corporation.
  • Page 17: Switching Between The Main Windows 8 Interfaces

    Switching between the main Windows 8 interfaces Windows 8 comes with two main user interfaces: the Start Screen and the Windows desktop. To switch from the Start Screen to the Windows desktop, do one of the following: • Select the Windows desktop tile on the Start Screen. •...
  • Page 18: Closing An App

    Closing an app To close an app, do one of the following: • Move the cursor to the top left corner of the screen. When the thumbnail appears, drag it to the bottom of the screen. • Swipe in from the top edge of the screen. When the app page becomes smaller, drag it to the bottom of the screen.
  • Page 19 User Guide...
  • Page 20: Touch Screen Instructions

    Touch screen instructions This chapter contains the following topics: Touch Screen Calibration Ø User Gesture Instructions for the Touch screen Ø Attentions when using the Touch Screen Ø User Guide...
  • Page 21: Touch Screen Calibration

    The monitor is touch-sensitive thanks to its touch-sensitive screen. A touch screen is an input device just like a mouse or a keyboard, and the user’s fingers transmit position information via the touch screen to the computer. With this technology, you only need to touch the pictures or words on the computer display lightly with your finger, and the computer will react.
  • Page 22: Basic Hand Gestures

    Basic Hand Gestures 1. Single Click / Double Click For the item selected on the touch screen, with one finger touch it one or two times, to perform a single click or double click operation. This is similar to the action performed by clicking the mouse left button.
  • Page 23 3. Dragging Movement First touch your finger on the desired item on the screen and hold it there, then make a dragging movement. This is similar to the click and drag movement you can make with a mouse. 4. Rolling Movement When you move your finger one time vertically (or horizontally) on the touch screen, this is called a Rolling Operation.
  • Page 24 5. Zoom Operation Touch two fingers lightly on the desired item on the touch screen, then keeping both fingers on the screen, change the distance between them. By increasing (or decreasing) the distance, you can perform a zoom in (or zoom out) operation.
  • Page 25: Related Touch Screen Settings

    Related Touch Screen Settings • Select Hardware and Sound → Pen and Touch from the Settings charm. • Select touch actions which you wish to adjust. By clicking on “Settings”, you can adjust the “Speed” and “Spatial tolerance” parameters, to match the user’s natural way of double-clicking.
  • Page 26: Precautions When Using The Touch Screen

    Precautions when using the Touch Screen 1. When using the touch screen, be careful not to tear the surface with any sharp objects. 2. To ensure normal use of the touch screen, ensure that both the screen surface and your fingers are clean and dry. 3.
  • Page 27 7. The touch screen does not function in Rescue System mode. 8. The touch screen also does not function during the startup process, in Hibernate mode and in Sleep mode or Safe mode. User Guide...
  • Page 28: Using The Onekey Tv (selected Models Only)

    Using the Onekey TV (selected models only) This chapter contains the following topics: Guide to the remote control Ø Onekey TV Instructions (ASTC model) Ø Onekey TV Instructions (DVB-T model) Ø Onekey TV Instructions (ATV model) Ø User Guide...
  • Page 29 To turn on the Onekey TV Press the power button on the side of the computer or remote control to turn on the TV. To turn on the computer Press the power button on the side of the computer to turn on the computer. User Guide...
  • Page 30: Guide To The Remote Control (selected Models Only)

    Guide to the remote control (selected models only) Notes: 1. The remote control can only turn on the Onekey TV, it cannot turn on the computer. 2. Use the remote control within 23 feet of the TV. 3. The color and shape may vary depending on the model. User Guide...
  • Page 31 Button Description Display and select the available video sources. Turn the TV on and off. Alternate the video between the main picture and sub- picture. Alternate the audio between the main picture and sub- picture. Picture in Picture ATSC & ATV model: Press to select additional channels being broadcast by the same station.
  • Page 32 Button Description Teletext ON/OFF Press the colored buttons to operate the Teletext screen. Note: Press to return to the main index These buttons page. are usable with Press to hold the Teletext page when TV Tuner cards viewing information. Press again to installed and in return to automatic page update.
  • Page 33: Onekey Tv Instructions (astc Model) (selected Models Only)

    Onekey TV Instructions (ASTC model) (selected models only) Notes: 1. The interface and functions shown in the instructions below are for reference only. 2. The touch function cannot be used in Onekey TV mode. 3. You must be in TV mode to perform these operations. Scan for channels Press the MENU button on the remote control, then select Setup →...
  • Page 34 Picture In Picture (PIP) Size Press the MENU button on the remote control, then select PIP → PIP Size to adjust the size of the sub-picture. Note: When in PIP mode, press the button on the remote control to alternate the video between the main picture and sub-picture. Record TV The Onekey TV must be turned off in order to use the recording function.
  • Page 35: Onekey Tv Instructions (dvb-t Model) (selected Models Only)

    Onekey TV Instructions (DVB-T model) (selected models only) Notes: 1. The interface and functions shown in the instructions below are for reference only. 2. The touch function cannot be used in Onekey TV mode. 3. You must be in TV mode to perform these operations. Scan for channels Press the MENU button on the remote control, then select Setup →...
  • Page 36: Language Settings

    Language settings Press the MENU button on the remote control, then select Setup → Menu Language. Picture In Picture (PIP) Size Press the MENU button on the remote control, then select PIP → PIP Size to adjust the size of the sub-picture. Note: When in PIP mode, press the button on the remote control to alternate the video between the main picture and sub-picture.
  • Page 37: Password Settings

    Password settings You need to enter the original password before setting a new password or removing the password. The default password is “8888”. Note: If you forget the password you entered, enter the Super Password “1357” to set a new password. Record TV The Onekey TV must be turned off in order to use the recording function.
  • Page 38: Onekey Tv Instructions (atv Model) (selected Models Only)

    Onekey TV Instructions (ATV model) (selected models only) Notes: 1. The interface and functions shown in the instructions below are for reference only. 2. The touch function cannot be used in Onekey TV mode. 3. You must be in TV mode to perform these operations. Scan for channels 1) Press the MENU button on the remote control, then select Setup →...
  • Page 39 Language settings Press the MENU button on the remote control, then select Setup → Language. Picture In Picture (PIP) Size Press the MENU button on the remote control, then select PIP → PIP Size to adjust the size of the sub-picture. Note: When in PIP mode, press the button on the remote control to alternate the video between the main picture and sub-picture.
  • Page 40: Using The Rescue System

    Using the Rescue System This chapter contains the following topics: Ø OneKey Recovery Ø Driver and Application Installation Attention: Using OneKey Recovery will result in loss of data. • You can restore the C: drive of the computer to factory default settings or to the last system backup status using OneKey Recovery.
  • Page 41: Onekey Recovery

    Note: The recovery files and relevant data used by the rescue system are saved in the service partition. If the service partition is deleted or damaged by someone other than authorized Lenovo service personnel, Lenovo will not be liable for any losses arising therefrom in any way.
  • Page 42: Driver And Application Installation

    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. Method 1: Automatic Installation Repeatedly press and release the F2 key after turning on the computer until the Lenovo Rescue System opens, then select Drivers and Application Installation.
  • Page 43 User Guide...
  • Page 44: Troubleshooting And Confirming Setup

    Troubleshooting and Confirming Setup This chapter contains the following topic: Troubleshooting and Problem Resolution Ø Note: The description of the TV tuner card in this manual is only applicable to machines which have the TV tuner card. It does not apply to machines that do not have a TV tuner card.
  • Page 45: Troubleshooting Display Problems

    Check that the LCD screen has been turned on; If not, press the LCD On/Off button to turn on the LCD. If still cannot solve the problem, contact Lenovo Customer Service. Problem: You need to change the display property settings.
  • Page 46: Troubleshooting Touch Screen

    2. Move any interfering devices away from the computer. 3. If the problem persists, contact Lenovo Service. Troubleshooting Touch screen Problem: The touch screen reacts, but not where you are touching it. Troubleshooting and problem resolution: Touch Screen Calibration: 1. In Control Panel, select “Hardware and Sound”.
  • Page 47: Troubleshooting Software Problems

    Troubleshooting Software Problems Problem: You are unable to exit a running program normally. Troubleshooting and problem resolution: 1. Open the Task Manager window by pressing Ctrl, Alt and Delete at the same time. 2. Select the problem program, then click the End Task button. Problem: You need to install or uninstall a program.
  • Page 48: Troubleshooting Problems With Optical Drives And Hard Disks

    1. Check to determine if there is an optical drive icon in the resource manager of the operating system. If not, restart your computer. If there is still no icon, contact Lenovo Service. Otherwise, continue with the next step of this procedure.
  • Page 49: Special Considerations For Troubleshooting Windows

    The capacity of the hard disk as calculated using this method may be slightly different from the actual capacity due to the rounding of totals. Special considerations for troubleshooting Windows Record the following information as it may be useful later when troubleshooting system problems: 1.
  • Page 50: Bios Setup Utility

    BIOS setup utility What is the BIOS setup utility? The BIOS setup utility is ROM-based software. It communicates basic computer information and provides options for setting boot devices, security, hardware mode, and other preferences. How can I start the BIOS setup utility? To start the BIOS setup utility: 1.
  • Page 51: Performing Daily Maintenance Tasks

    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 the computer to prevent dust buildup. The cleaning supplies you need to clean the components include: a vacuum cleaner, a soft cotton cloth, pure water (preferably purified or distilled water) and cotton swabs.
  • Page 52: Hardware Replacement Guide

    Hardware Replacement Guide This chapter contains the following topics: Removing the computer cover Ø Installing a wall mount bracket adapter Ø Installing a B-CAS card Ø Replacing a memory module Ø Replacing the optical drive Ø Replacing the hard disk drive Ø...
  • Page 53: Overview

    Safety and Warranty Guide that was included with your computer. If you no longer have this copy of the Safety and Warranty Guide, you can obtain one online from the Support Web site at http://support.lenovo.com. User Guide...
  • Page 54: Additional Information Resources

    • Parts information • Links to other useful sources of information To access this information, go to: http://support.lenovo.com Tools required To disassemble the computer, you need the following tools: • Wrist grounding strap and conductive mat for preventing electrostatic discharge •...
  • Page 55 Handling static-sensitive devices Static electricity, although harmless to you, can seriously damage computer components. When you are replacing a part, do not open the anti-static package containing the new part until the defective part has been removed from the computer and you are ready to install the new part.
  • Page 56: Replacing Hardware

    Note: It may be helpful to place the computer face-down on a soft flat surface for this procedure. Lenovo recommends that you use a blanket, towel, or other soft cloth to protect the computer screen from scratching or other damage.
  • Page 57: Mounting The Computer Onto A Wall

    To install a VESA wall mount Note: It may be helpful to place the computer face-down on a soft flat surface for this procedure. Lenovo recommends that you use a blanket, towel, or other soft cloth to protect the touch screen from scratching or other damage.
  • Page 58 1. Push the stand lock upward to unlock it and then slide the stand out. 2. Align the VESA wall mount with the mounting holes on the computer, and then secure it to the computer with the 4 screws. User Guide...
  • Page 59 Installing a B-CAS card Attention: Before using the TV function, a B-CAS card will need to be installed on to the computer. Follow the steps below to install the B-CAS card. Notes: Before installing the B-CAS card, make sure that you do the following: •...
  • Page 60: Replacing A Memory Module

    Note: It may be helpful to place the computer face-down on a soft flat surface for this procedure. Lenovo recommends that you use a blanket, towel, or other soft cloth to protect the touch screen from scratching or other damage.
  • Page 61: Replacing The Optical Drive

    To remove the optical drive: Note: It may be helpful to place the computer face-down on a soft flat surface for this procedure. Lenovo recommends that you use a blanket, towel, or other soft cloth to protect the screen from scratching or other damage.
  • Page 62 6. Push a small iron stick (paper clip) into the small hole on the optical drive cover so that the disk springs out as shown. 7. Remove the 2 screws that secure the optical drive to the metal bracket. 8. Use a small flat head screwdriver to press and push out the pins that secure the cover to the disk.
  • Page 63: Replacing The Hard Disk Drive

    To replace the hard disk drive: Note: It may be helpful to place the computer face-down on a soft flat surface for this procedure. Lenovo recommends that you use a blanket, towel, or other soft cloth to protect the screen from scratching or other damage.
  • Page 64 2. Push then slide the hard disk drive and bracket out of the chassis as shown. 3. Push the pins and release the hard disk drive from the bracket. 4. Install the new hard disk drive as follows: Line up the new hard disk drive with the bracket and secure it with the pins. 5.
  • Page 65 Maintenance Manual (HMM) for the computer. To obtain copies of the Safety and Warranty Guide or HMM, go to the Support Web site at: http://support.lenovo.com To replace the keyboard: 1. Remove any media (disks, CDs, or memory cards) from the drives, shut down the operating system, and turn off the computer and all attached devices.
  • Page 66: Replacing The Power Cord

    Maintenance Manual (HMM) for the computer. To obtain copies of the Safety and Warranty Guide or HMM, go to the Support Web site at: http://support.lenovo.com To replace the power cord: 1. Remove any media (disks, CDs, or memory cards) from the drives, shut down the operating system, and turn off the computer and all attached devices.
  • Page 67: Appendix

    Thank you for using Lenovo products. Carefully read all documents shipped with your computer before you install and use the product for the first time. Lenovo is not responsible for any loss except when caused by installation and operations performed by Lenovo professional service personnel.
  • Page 68: Trademarks

    Phenom, AMD Sempron, Catalyst, Cool ‘n’ Quiet, CrossFire, PowerPlay, Radeon, and The Ultimate Visual Experience are trademarks of Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. Other company, product, or service names referred to herein or in other Lenovo publications may be trademarks or service marks of others. All rights reserved.
  • Page 69: Energy Star Statement

    For more information about ENERGY STAR, go to: http://www.energystar.gov. 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...
  • Page 70: Enabling Erp Compliance Mode

    To awaken your computer from a Sleep or System Standby mode, press any key on your keyboard. For more information about these settings, refer to your Windows Help and Support information system. Enabling ErP compliance mode You can enable the energy-related products directive (ErP) compliance mode through the Power menu in the Setup Utility program.
  • Page 71 User Guide...

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