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Lenovo IdeaPad
S200/S206
User Guide
V2.0
Read the safety notices and important tips in the
included manuals before using your computer.

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    Lenovo IdeaPad S200/S206 User Guide V2.0 Read the safety notices and important tips in the included manuals before using your computer.

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    Note • Before using the product, be sure to read Lenovo Safety and General Information Guide first. • Some instructions in this guide may assume that you are using ® Windows 8. If you are using other Windows operating system, some operations may be slightly different.

  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Putting the computer to sleep or shutting it down ..........22 Help and support ......................24 Chapter 4. Connecting to the Internet..........25 Wireless connection ....................25 Chapter 5. Lenovo OneKey Recovery system ........30 Chapter 6. Troubleshooting ..............31 Frequently asked questions ..................31 Troubleshooting ......................34...

  • Page 5: Chapter 1. Getting To Know Your Computer

    Chapter 1. Getting to know your computer Top view - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Attention: •...

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    Chapter 1. Getting to know your computer Integrated Use the camera for video communication. camera Wireless module The built-in antennas ensure optimal reception of wireless radio. antennas Computer display The LCD display with LED backlight provides brilliant visual output. Power button Press this button to turn on the computer.

  • Page 7: Left-side View

    Chapter 1. Getting to know your computer Left-side view - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - System status For details, see “System status indicators”...

  • Page 8: Right-side View

    When the computer is off, press this button to start the Novo button Lenovo OneKey Recovery system or the BIOS setup utility, or to enter the boot menu. Note: For details, see “Chapter 5. Lenovo OneKey Recovery system” on page 30.

  • Page 9: Bottom View

    Chapter 1. Getting to know your computer Bottom view - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Allow air to enter the computer for cooling.

  • Page 10: Chapter 2. Learning The Basics

    Chapter 2. Learning the basics First use - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Reading the manuals Read the supplied manuals before using your computer.

  • Page 11: Using Ac Adapter And Battery

    Chapter 2. Learning the basics 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.

  • Page 12: Using The Touchpad

    Chapter 2. Learning the basics Using the touchpad - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Touchpad To move the cursor on the screen, slide your fingertip over the pad in the direction in which...

  • Page 13: Using The Keyboard

    Chapter 2. Learning the basics Using the keyboard - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Your computer has function keys incorporated in its standard keyboard.

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    Chapter 2. Learning the basics Hotkeys Using hotkeys The hotkeys are located in the function key row of the keyboard. By pressing the appropriate hotkey, you can change system settings instantly. The following describes the function of each hotkey. : Mute/Unmute. : Decrease sound volume.

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    Chapter 2. Learning the basics Setting hotkey mode By default, the hotkey functions are accessible by pressing the appropriate hotkey. However, you can disable the hotkey mode in the BIOS setup utility. To disable the hotkey mode: 1 Shut down the computer. 2 Press the Novo button and then select BIOS Setup.

  • Page 16: Connecting External Devices

    Chapter 2. Learning the basics Connecting external devices - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Your computer has a wide range of built-in features and connection capabilities.

  • Page 17: Connecting Usb Devices

    Chapter 2. Learning the basics Connecting USB devices You can connect a USB device to your computer by inserting its USB plug (Type A) into the USB port on your computer. The first time you plug a USB device into a particular USB port on your computer, Windows automatically installs a driver for that device.

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    Chapter 2. Learning the basics Connecting Bluetooth enabled device (on select models) If your computer has an integrated Bluetooth adapter card, it can connect to and transfer data wirelessly to other Bluetooth enabled devices, such as notebook computers, PDAs and cell phones. You can transfer data between these devices without cables and up to 10 meters range in open space.

  • Page 19: Special Keys And Buttons

    - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Novo button • When the computer is off, press this button to start the Lenovo OneKey Recovery system or the BIOS setup utility, or to enter the boot menu.

  • Page 20: System Status Indicators

    Chapter 2. Learning the basics System status indicators - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - These indicators inform you of the computer status.

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    Chapter 2. Learning the basics Symbol Indicator Indicator Meaning status Power On (solid The computer is powered on. white) Blinking The computer is in sleep mode. The computer is powered off. Battery On (solid The battery has more than white) 20% charge.

  • Page 22: Securing Your Computer

    Chapter 2. Learning the basics Securing your computer - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - This section provides information about how to help protect your computer from theft and unauthorized use.

  • Page 23: Chapter 3. Starting To Use Windows 8

    Chapter 3. Starting to use Windows 8 Configuring the operating system for the first time - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - You may need to configure the operating system when it is first used.

  • Page 24: The Charms

    Chapter 3. Starting to use Windows 8 The charms - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - The five charms provide new and faster ways to perform many basic tasks, and are always available regardless of whichever app you are currently in.

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    Chapter 3. Starting to use Windows 8 Share charm The Share charm lets you send links, photos, and more to your friends and social networks without leaving the app you are in. Start charm The Start charm is a fast way to go to the Start screen. Devices charm The Devices charm allows you to connect or send files to any external devices, including digital cameras, TVs, or printers.

  • Page 26: Putting The Computer To Sleep Or Shutting It Down

    Chapter 3. Starting to use Windows 8 Putting the computer to sleep or shutting it down - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - When you have finished working with your computer, you can put it to sleep or shut it down.

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    Chapter 3. Starting to use Windows 8 Shutting down the computer If you are not going to use your computer for a long time, shut it down. To shut down your computer: 1 Open the charms, select Settings → Shut down. 2 Select Power...

  • Page 28: Help And Support

    Chapter 3. Starting to use Windows 8 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Help and support If you have problem about the operating system, see the Windows Help and Support file.

  • Page 29: Chapter 4. Connecting To The Internet

    Chapter 4. Connecting to 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 way: Wireless network technology: connect without wiring.

  • Page 30: Connecting To Wireless Lan

    Chapter 4. Connecting to the Internet Connecting to wireless LAN Enabling wireless connection To enable wireless functions, do one of the following: • Press to disable airplane mode. → • Open the charms and select Settings to open the Network configuration page. Then toggle the airplane mode switch to off.

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    Note: 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)

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    Chapter 4. Connecting to the Internet Inserting the SIM card To insert the SIM card: 1 Turn off the computer; then disconnect the AC adapter and all cables from the computer. 2 Insert the SIM card in the card slot until it clicks into place as shown in the illustration.

  • Page 33: Removing The Sim Card

    Chapter 4. Connecting to the Internet Removing the SIM card To remove the SIM card: 1 Turn off the computer, then disconnect the AC adapter and all cables from the computer. 2 Push the SIM card in until you hear a click, and then pull the SIM card out. Note: Never insert or remove the SIM card while the computer is turned on.

  • Page 34: Chapter 5. Lenovo Onekey Recovery System

    • The above instructions should be followed when Windows can be started normally. If Windows cannot be started, then follow the steps below to start the Lenovo OneKey Recovery system: 1 Shut down the computer.

  • Page 35: Chapter 6. Troubleshooting

    Where can I find warranty information? For the warranty applicable to your computer, including the warranty period and type of warranty service, see the Lenovo limited warranty flyer that came with your computer. Drivers and preinstalled software...

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    Lenovo OneKey Recovery system Where are the recovery discs? Your computer did not come with recovery discs. Use Lenovo OneKey Recovery system if you need to restore system to the factory status. What can I do if the backup process fails?

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    The legacy Windows operating system cannot be installed if you don't change the boot mode. Getting help How can I contact the customer support center? See “Chapter 3. Getting help and service” of Lenovo Safety and General Information Guide.

  • Page 38: Troubleshooting

    Chapter 6. Troubleshooting Troubleshooting - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Display problems •...

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    • If you forget your user password, you must ask the system administrator to reset your user password. • If you forget your HDD password, a Lenovo authorized servicer cannot reset your password or recover data from the hard disk. You must take your...

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    Chapter 6. Troubleshooting • If your computer is in sleep mode, connect the AC The computer does not return from sleep mode and adapter to the computer, then press any key or the the computer does not power button. work. •...

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    Chapter 6. Troubleshooting Sound problems No sound can be heard • Make sure that: from the speaker even - The Mute function is off. when the volume is turned - The combo audio jack is not used. - The speaker is selected as the playback device. Battery problems •...

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    Chapter 6. Troubleshooting Other problems Your computer does not • To turn off your computer, press and hold the power respond. button for 4 seconds or more. If the computer still does not respond, remove the AC adapter. • Your computer might lock when it enters sleep mode during a communication operation.

  • Page 43: Trademarks

    Trademarks The following terms are trademarks or registered trademarks of Lenovo in the United States, other countries, or both. Lenovo IdeaPad OneKey VeriFace Microsoft and Windows are trademarks of Microsoft Corporation in the United States, other countries, or both. Other company, products, or service names may be trademarks or service...

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