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Lenovo 3000 c100 series user guide v2.0
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3000 C100 Series

User Guide

Version 2.0
31039393_3000 C100_UG_FM_EN_V2.01 1
2009.7.23 10:59:36 AM


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  • Page 1: User Guide

    3000 C100 Series User Guide Version 2.0 2009.8 31039393 31039393_3000 C100_UG_FM_EN_V2.01 1 2009.7.23 10:59:36 AM...
  • Page 2: Important Safety Information

    Danger: Be aware of extremely hazardous or lethal situations. Attention: Be aware of possible damage to programs, devices, or data. Note: Pay attention to this important information. © Copyright Lenovo 2009. 31039393_3000 C100_UG_EN_V2.0.in1 1 2009.8.21 2:12:27 PM...
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  • Page 4: Table Of Contents

    Contents Important Safety Information Chapter 1 Using the Computer Hardware ......1 1.1 Front view ................2 1.2 Rear view ................2 1.3 Computer stand ..............3 1.4 Connecting your computer ............4 1.5 Computer instruction ...............8 1.6 Keyboard and Mouse (wired) ..........10 Chapter 2 Using the Rescue System ........11 2.1 OneKey Recovery ..............12 2.2 Driver and Application Installation ..........12 2.3 System Setup ................13...
  • Page 5 4.6 Performing Daily Maintenance Tasks ........21 Chapter 5 Troubleshooting and Confirming Setup ....23 5.1 Troubleshooting Display Problems .........24 5.2 Troubleshooting Audio Problems ...........25 5.3 Troubleshooting Software Problems........25 5.4 Troubleshooting Problems with Optical Drives and Hard Disks ................26 5.5 Special considerations for troubleshooting Windows .....27 Contents 31039393_3000 C100_UG_EN_V2.0.in2 2 2009.8.21 2:12:27 PM...
  • Page 6: Chapter 1 Using The Computer Hardware

    Using the Computer Hardware Chapter This chapter contains the following topics: ÿ Computer hardware introduction ÿ Information on computer connections Note: The descriptions in this chapter might vary from your computer, depending on computer models and configurations. User Guide 31039393_3000 C100_UG_EN_V2.0.in1 1 2009.8.21 2:12:29 PM...
  • Page 7: Front View

    1.1 Front view 1 2 3 Brightness up button Camera Brightness down button Optical drive slot LCD On/Off USB ports (2) Power button Built-in microphone 1.2 Rear view User Guide 31039393_3000 C100_UG_EN_V2.0.in2 2 2009.8.21 2:13:15 PM...
  • Page 8: Computer Stand

    Power connector Ethernet connector PS/2 Keyboard connector Microphone connector USB ports (2) Headphone connector 1.3 Computer stand 54˚ 35˚ Use the stand to position the display to your preference. It can be rotated between 35º and 54º from the chassis. The stand provides stability to the computer;...
  • Page 9: Connecting Your Computer

    If your computer uses an AC adapter: Note: Use only the Lenovo provided AC adapter approved for use with this device. Use of another AC adapter may cause a fire or explosion. 1.4.2 Connect the keyboard cable to the appropriate keyboard connector (PS2 connector or USB connector).
  • Page 10 1.4.3 Connect the mouse cable to the appropriate mouse connector (USB connector). 1.4.4 If you have audio devices, attach them using the following instructions: Microphone Use this connector to attach a microphone (purchased separately) to your computer when you want to record sound or if you use speech-recognition software.
  • Page 11: If You Have Powered Speakers Without An Adapter

    a. Connect the cable that runs between the speakers if necessary. On some speakers, this cable is permanently attached. b. Connect the adapter cable to the speaker if necessary. On some speakers, this cable is permanently attached. c. Connect the speakers to the Headphone port on the computer. d.
  • Page 12 Use this connector to attach a device that requires a USB connector USB connection. Network adapter Use this connector to attach the computer to an connector ethernet-type local area network IEEE 1394 This connector provides connection to several types of consumer electronics including digital audio devices and scanners.
  • Page 13: Computer Instruction

    1.5 Computer instruction Press the power button on the side of this computer to turn it on. Note: The buttons at the top of the screen are LCD ON/OFF, Brightness up and down buttons. User Guide 31039393_3000 C100_UG_EN_V2.0.in8 8 2009.8.21 2:13:22 PM...
  • Page 14 Do not insert 3-inch discs into the optical drive slot. Hold the computer firmly when you carry it. User Guide 31039393_3000 C100_UG_EN_V2.0.in9 9 2009.8.21 2:13:25 PM...
  • Page 15: Keyboard And Mouse (Wired)

    —— Volume up —— Mute 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: Chapter 2 Using The Rescue System

    Using the Rescue System Chapter This chapter contains the following topics: ÿ OneKey Recovery ÿ Driver and Application Installation ÿ System Setup ÿ System Backup ÿ System Recovery ÿ Create Recovery Disc Attention: Using this program will result in a loss of data. • You can recover the C drive of the computer to the factory default settings or to the last system backup status using OneKey...
  • Page 17: Onekey Recovery

    Detailed Operation Procedure 1. Turn on the computer. When the Lenovo logo appears, press the F2 key on the keyboard to start the Rescue System, then you can select OneKey Recovery.
  • Page 18: System Setup

    Method 1: Automatic Installation Turn on the computer. When the Lenovo logo appears, press the F2 key on the keyboard to start the Rescue System, then select Drivers and Application Installation. Follow the screen prompts to install the Lenovo Drivers and Application Installation.
  • Page 19: System Backup

    Back 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. After starting the procedure, click System Backup to back up your system partition according to the prompts.
  • Page 20: Chapter 3 Using The Computer Software

    Using the Computer Software Chapter This chapter contains the following topics: ÿ Computer software instructions 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. User Guide 31039393_3000 C100_UG_EN_V2.0.in15 15 2009.8.21 2:13:32 PM...
  • Page 21: Power2Go - Burning Discs

    3.1.2 Starting the Burner Software 1. Choose All Programs → Lenovo → Power2Go → Power2Go from the Start menu to launch the burner program. 2. Choose a task for the burner from the task list. Then start the burner to record files.
  • Page 22: Windvd

    3.2 WinDVD With WinDVD, you can play DVDs and VCDs. To launch the player: Choose All Programs → InterVideo WinDVD from the Start menu to launch the player. Click the “?” icon to obtain more information about WinDVD. The WinDVD player includes the following basic buttons: — Play — Move backward within the current track — Pause...
  • Page 23: Mcafee Security Center

    3.3 McAfee Security Center McAfee VirusScan Center offers proactive PC security to prevent malicious attacks. It also provides security against multi-pronged attacks by combining anti-virus, anti-spyware and firewall technologies. Note: Connect to the Internet before activation. 3.3.1 Using McAfee Security Center Choose All Programs → McAfee → McAfee Security Center from the Start menu to launch the antivirus software.
  • Page 24: Chapter 4 System Maintenance And Recovery

    System Maintenance and Chapter Recovery This chapter contains the following topics: ÿ Daily Maintenance and Tools Instructions User Guide 31039393_3000 C100_UG_EN_V2.0.in19 19 2009.8.21 2:13:34 PM...
  • Page 25: Restoring The System

    4.1 Restoring the System The system can develop problems due to erroneous operation or the installation of additional software. If software problems develop in the originally installed software, you can restore the system by using system backup and restoration features. Note: The existing system settings will change after restoration. Check the settings of the restored system to ensure they match settings that may be critical to your needs.
  • Page 26: Checking For, And Correcting Disk Errors

    4.4 Checking For, and Correcting Disk Errors To properly maintain your system, you should periodically check for and fix hard disk errors by doing the following: 1. Right-click the icon for the hard disk drive (HDD) that you want to reorganize, then select Properties from the pop-up menu.
  • Page 27 Note: To avoid damaging the computer or display, do not spray cleaning solution directly onto the display. Only use products specifically designed for cleaning displays, and follow the instructions that are included with the product. The following are general methods for cleaning the components: • You can use a soft cloth to remove dust on the surface of the computer, the monitor, the printer, the speakers and the mouse. • You can use a vacuum cleaner to clean in otherwise inaccessible corners. •...
  • Page 28: Chapter 5 Troubleshooting And Confirming Setup

    Troubleshooting and Confirming Chapter Setup This chapter contains the following topics: ÿ 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. User Guide 31039393_3000 C100_UG_EN_V2.0.in23 23 2009.8.21 2:13:37 PM...
  • Page 29: 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 to Lenovo Customer Service. Problem: You need to change display property settings.
  • Page 30: Troubleshooting Audio Problems

    2. Move any interfering devices away from the computer. 3. If the problem persists, consult with Lenovo Service. 5.2 Troubleshooting Audio Problems Problem: No sound from integrated speakers Troubleshooting and problem resolution: •...
  • Page 31: Troubleshooting Problems With Optical Drives And

    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 32: Special Considerations For Troubleshooting Windows

    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. But the actual hard disk capacity is expressed in the binary system as 1024 bytes (For example, the nominal capacity 1G is 1000M, while the actual capacity 1G is 1024M).
  • Page 33 User Guide 31039393_3000 C100_UG_EN_V2.0.in28 28 2009.8.21 2:13:37 PM...

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