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Lenovo IdeaPad
Y410p/Y510p
Read the safety notices and important tips in the
included manuals before using your computer.

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  • Page 1: User Guide

    Lenovo IdeaPad Y410p/Y510p User Guide Read the safety notices and important tips in the included manuals before using your computer.

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    Notes • 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. If you are using other operating systems, some operations may not apply to you.

  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Putting the computer to sleep or shutting it down ................20 Connecting to wireless LAN ........................22 Help and support ............................23 Chapter 3. Lenovo OneKey Recovery System ................24 Chapter 4. Troubleshooting ......................25 Frequently asked questions ........................25 Troubleshooting ............................

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

    Chapter 1. Getting to know your computer Top view - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Y410p ...

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    Chapter 1. Getting to know your computer  Y510p Integrated camera Use the camera for video communication. Built-in microphone Captures sound which can be used for video conferencing, voice narration, or audio recording. (with noise reduction) Computer display Provides brilliant visual output. Power button Press this button to turn on the computer.

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    Chapter 1. Getting to know your computer Touch pad The touch pad functions as a conventional mouse. One piece multi-touch ClickPad: To move the pointer on the screen, slide your fingertip over the pad in the direction in which you want the pointer to move.

  • Page 8: Using The Keyboard

    Chapter 1. Getting to know your computer  Using the keyboard Your computer has a numeric keypad and function keys incorporated in its standard keyboard. Numeric keypad Y510p The keyboard has a separate numeric keypad. To enable or disable the numeric keypad, press the Num Lock key.

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    Chapter 1. Getting to know your computer Function key combinations Through the use of the function keys, you can change operational features instantly. To use this function, press and hold Fn ; then press one of the function keys Y410p Y510p...

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    Chapter 1. Getting to know your computer The following describes the features of each function key. Fn + Esc: Cancels hotkey. Fn + F1: Enters sleep mode. Fn + F2: Turns on/off the backlight of the LCD screen. Fn + F3: Opens the interface for selecting display options.

  • Page 11: Left-side View

    Y510p Novo button When the computer is off or in hibernation mode, press this button to start the Lenovo OneKey Recovery System or the BIOS setup utility, or to enter the boot menu. AC power adapter Connect the AC power adapter here.

  • Page 12: Connecting Usb Devices, Connecting A Bluetooth Device

    Chapter 1. Getting to know your computer  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 1. Getting to know your computer Enabling Bluetooth communications on your computer Press Fn + to make configuration. Notes: • When you do not need to use the Bluetooth function, turn it off to save battery power. • You need to pair the Bluetooth enabled device with your computer before you can transfer data between them.

  • Page 14: Right-side View

    Chapter 1. Getting to know your computer Right-side view - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Y410p ...

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    Chapter 1. Getting to know your computer  Y510p Headphone jack Connects to external headphones. Attention: • Listening to music at high volume over extended periods of time may damage your hearing. Microphone jack Connects to external microphones.

  • Page 16: Usb Port, Kensington Lock Slot

    Before purchasing any security product, verify that it is compatible with this type of security keyhole. • You are responsible for evaluating, selecting, and implementing the locking devices and security features. Lenovo offers no comment judgment or warranty regarding the function, quality or performance of locking devices and security features.

  • Page 17: Front View

    Chapter 1. Getting to know your computer Front view - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Y410p ...

  • Page 18: Inserting A Memory Card, Removing A Memory Card

    Chapter 1. Getting to know your computer  Using memory cards (not supplied) Your computer supports the following types of memory cards: • Secure Digital (SD) card • Secure Digital High Capacity (SDHC) • Secure Digital Extended Capacity(SDXC) • MultiMediaCard (MMC) •...

  • Page 19: Bottom View

    Chapter 1. Getting to know your computer Bottom view - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Y410p ...

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    Chapter 1. Getting to know your computer  Y510p Battery pack latch - The manual battery pack latch is used to keep the battery pack secured in place. manual Battery pack Battery pack latch - The spring-loaded battery pack latch keeps the battery pack secured in place.

  • Page 21: Chapter 2. Starting To Use Windows 8, Configuring The Operating System For The First Time

    Chapter 2. 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. The configuration process may include the procedures below: •...

  • Page 22: The Charms

    Chapter 2. 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 which app you are currently in.

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    Chapter 2. 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, such as digital cameras, TVs, or printers.

  • Page 24: Putting The Computer To Sleep Or Shutting It Down

    Chapter 2. 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. ...

  • Page 25: Shutting Down The Computer

    Chapter 2. 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: Open the charms, and then select Settings ...

  • Page 26: Connecting To Wireless Lan

    Chapter 2. Starting to use Windows 8 Connecting to wireless LAN - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Enabling wireless connection If Airplane mode is on, do one of the following to enable the wireless function: •...

  • Page 27: Help And Support

    Chapter 2. Starting to use Windows 8 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Help and support If you have any problems using the operating system, see the Windows Help and Support file.

  • Page 28: Chapter 3. Lenovo Onekey Recovery System, 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: Shut down the computer. Press the Novo button. From the Novo button menu, select the Lenovo OneKey Recovery...

  • Page 29: Chapter 4. Troubleshooting, Frequently Asked Questions

     Where are the recovery discs? Your computer did not come with recovery discs. Use the Lenovo OneKey Recovery System if you need to restore the system to its factory status. What can I do if the back-up process fails? If you can start the backup but it fails during the back-up process, try the following steps: Close all open programs, and then restart the back-up process.

  • Page 30: Bios Setup Utility, Getting Help

    Legacy support. 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” in the Lenovo Safety and General Information Guide.

  • Page 31: Troubleshooting

    Lenovo OneKey Recovery System. If you still see only the cursor on the screen, have the computer serviced. The screen goes blank while the •...

  • Page 32: Sleep Problems, Sound Problems

    (POST). - The operating temperature is within the acceptable range. See “Chapter 2. Use and care Information” in the Lenovo Safety and General Information Guide. Note: If the battery pack is charged and the temperature is within range, have the computer serviced.

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    Chapter 4. Troubleshooting Battery pack problems Your computer shuts down before • Discharge and recharge the battery pack. the battery status indicator shows empty. -or- Your computer operates after the battery status indicator shows empty. The operating time for a fully charged battery pack is short.

  • Page 34: Other Problems

    Chapter 4. Troubleshooting Other problems Your computer does not respond. • To turn off your computer, press and hold the Power button for four seconds or more. If the computer still does not respond, remove the AC power adapter and the battery pack. •...

  • Page 35: Appendix. Cru Instructions, Replacing The Battery Pack

    - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Note: Use only the battery pack provided by Lenovo. Any other battery pack could ignite or explode.

  • Page 36: Replacing The Removable Module

    Appendix. CRU instructions Replacing the removable module - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Notes: •...

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    Appendix. CRU instructions Gently insert the removable optical disc drive into the module compartment Lock the latch by pushing it in the direction shown by the arrow Install the battery pack. The following table provides a list of CRUs (Customer Replaceable Units) for your computer and informs you of where to find replacement instructions.

  • Page 38: Trademarks

    Trademarks The following terms are trademarks or registered trademarks of Lenovo in the United States, other countries, or both. Lenovo IdeaPad OneKey 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 marks of others.

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