ThinkPad USB 3.0 Secure Hard Drive
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    ThinkPad USB 3.0 Secure Hard Drive User Guide...

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    Note: Before installing the product, be sure to read the warranty information in Appendix B “Lenovo Limited Warranty” on page 15. Second Edition (January 2012) © Copyright Lenovo 2011, 2012. LIMITED AND RESTRICTED RIGHTS NOTICE: If data or software is delivered pursuant a General Services Administration...

  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Turkish statement of compliance ..Completely resetting the secure hard drive ..Ukraine RoHS ....© Copyright Lenovo 2011, 2012...

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  • Page 5: Drive, Product Description

    Chapter 1. About the secure hard drive ® This chapter provides product information about the ThinkPad USB 3.0 Secure Hard Drive (hereafter called the secure hard drive). Product description The secure hard drive is a portable, light-weight, and high-speed USB (Universal Serial Bus) 3.0 standard option that offers high-level data security.

  • Page 6: Overview

    • Confirming a new password Integrated USB cable You can connect the secure hard drive to your computer using the integrated USB cable. For more information, refer to “Installing the secure hard drive” on page 3. ThinkPad USB 3.0 Secure Hard Drive User Guide...

  • Page 7: Before You Begin, Drive, Installing The Secure Hard Drive

    • Connect the integrated USB cable on the secure hard drive to a USB 2.0 or USB 3.0 connector on your computer. When the connection is established, the status LED turns red. Figure 2. Installing the secure hard drive using the integrated USB cable © Copyright Lenovo 2011, 2012...

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    USB 3.0 Y cable to the computer. Figure 4. Overview of the USB 3.0 Y cable Additional power supply connector Main connector USB receptacle connector ThinkPad USB 3.0 Secure Hard Drive User Guide...

  • Page 9: Entering And Exiting The Working Modes, Drive, Entering Standby Mode, Entering Administrator Mode

    • An incorrect administrator password is input in step 3. • No activity is detected within two minutes in administrator mode. Exiting administrator mode To exit administrator mode, hold until the status LED turns red. The secure hard drive goes into standby mode. © Copyright Lenovo 2011, 2012...

  • Page 10: Entering User Mode, Exiting User Mode, Password Management, Changing The Administrator Password

    Note: It is not recommended to exit user mode when the secure hard drive is transferring data. Password management This section provides information about managing your administrator password and user password. Changing the administrator password To change the administrator password, do the following: ThinkPad USB 3.0 Secure Hard Drive User Guide...

  • Page 11: Adding A New User Password, Changing The User Password

    1. Enter administrator mode. See “Entering administrator mode” on page 5 for more information. 2. Hold +9 until the status LED flashes in blue. 3. Input a new administrator password (a minimum of eight digits and a maximum of 16 digits), and then press .

  • Page 12: Deleting The User Password(s), Lock The Secure Hard Drive, Manually Lock The Secure Hard Drive

    To set the auto-lock interval, do the following: 1. Enter administrator mode. See “Entering administrator mode” on page 5 for more information. ThinkPad USB 3.0 Secure Hard Drive User Guide...

  • Page 13: Hibernating, Suspending, Or Logging Off From The Operating System, Completely Resetting The Secure Hard Drive

    2. Hold +6 until the status LED alternately flashes in red and in blue. 3. Set the auto-lock interval by pressing the following numeric keys: • 0: If you press this numeric key, the auto-lock function will be disabled. • 1: If you press this numeric key, the auto-lock interval will be five minutes. •...

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    8. Input a name for the volume label and select Perform a quick format. Then, click Next. 9. Click Finish. Wait until the format process completes. The secure hard drive will be recognized and it will be ready for use. ThinkPad USB 3.0 Secure Hard Drive User Guide...

  • Page 15: Chapter 4. Troubleshooting

    Q: Why could I not initialize, partition, or format the secure hard drive? A: Ensure that you have administrator privileges. You can use only the Windows administrator account to initialize, partition, or format the secure hard drive in administrator mode. © Copyright Lenovo 2011, 2012...

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    A: As this is a secure hard drive, before you use it, you will need several seconds to input a password and unlock the secure hard drive. When the secure hard drive is unlocked, the operating system has already finished the startup process. ThinkPad USB 3.0 Secure Hard Drive User Guide...

  • Page 17: Appendix A. Service And Support, Online Technical Support, Telephone Technical Support

    Product replacement assistance or exchange of defective components also is available during the warranty period. In addition, if your option is installed in a Lenovo computer, you might be entitled to service at your location. A Lenovo technical support representative can help you determine the best alternative.

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  • Page 19: Warranty, Part 1 - General Terms

    Lenovo. The warranty period and type of warranty service that apply to your product are as specified in “Part 3 - Warranty Service Information” below. This warranty only applies to products in the country or region of purchase.

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    If the Service Provider determines that it is unable to either repair or replace your product, your sole remedy under this Limited Warranty is to return the product to your place of purchase or to Lenovo for a refund of your purchase price.

  • Page 21: Part 2 - Country-specific Terms

    Limitation of Liability Lenovo is responsible for loss or damage to your product only while it is in the Service Provider’s possession or in transit, if the Service Provider is responsible for the transportation. Neither Lenovo nor the Service Provider is responsible for loss or disclosure of any data, including confidential information, proprietary information, or personal information, contained in a product.

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    Use of Personal Contact Information: Lenovo will not be able to perform our service under this warranty if you refuse to provide your information or do not wish us to transfer your information to our agent or contractor. You have the right to access your personal contact information and request correction of any errors in it pursuant to the Privacy Act 1988 by contacting Lenovo.

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    Use of Personal Information: Lenovo will not be able to perform our service under this warranty if you refuse to provide your information or do not wish us to transfer your information to our agent or contractor. You have the right to access your personal information and request correction of any errors in it pursuant to the Privacy Act 1993 by contacting Lenovo (Australia &...

  • Page 24: Part 3 - Warranty Service Information

    (International) B.V., Floor 2, Einsteinova 21, 851 01, Bratislava, Slovakia. Service under this warranty for Lenovo hardware products purchased in EEA countries may be obtained in any EEA country in which the product has been announced and made available by Lenovo.

  • Page 25: Suplemento De Garantía Para México

    Lenovo. Transportation charges, both ways, shall be at Lenovo’s expense. If you fail to use the carton in which the replacement product was received, you may be responsible for any damage to the failed product occurring during shipment.

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    Para obtener una lista de los Centros de servicio autorizados, por favor, visite: http://www.lenovo.com/mx/es/servicios Importado por: Lenovo México S. de R.L. de C.V. Av. Santa Fe 505, Piso 15 Col. Cruz Manca Cuajimalpa, D.F., México C.P. 05349 Tel. (55) 5000 8500 ThinkPad USB 3.0 Secure Hard Drive User Guide...

  • Page 27: Appendix C. Electronic Emission Notices, Federal Communications Commission Declaration Of Conformity

    • Consult an authorized dealer or service representative for help. Lenovo is not responsible for any radio or television interference caused by using other than specified or recommended cables and connectors or by unauthorized changes or modifications to this equipment.

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    Geräte der Klasse B. Dieses Gerät ist berechtigt, in Übereinstimmung mit dem Deutschen EMVG das EG-Konformitätszeichen - CE - zu führen. Verantwortlich für die Konformitätserklärung nach Paragraf 5 des EMVG ist die Lenovo (Deutschland) GmbH, Gropiusplatz 10, D-70563 Stuttgart. Informationen in Hinsicht EMVG Paragraf 4 Abs. (1) 4: Das Gerät erfüllt die Schutzanforderungen nach EN 55024 und EN 55022 Klasse B.

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    Lenovo product service information for Taiwan Ukraine Compliance Mark Appendix C. Electronic emission notices...

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  • Page 31: Appendix D. Notices, Trademarks, Recycling Information

    Lenovo representative for information on the products and services currently available in your area. Any reference to a Lenovo product, program, or service is not intended to state or imply that only that Lenovo product, program, or service may be used. Any functionally equivalent product, program, or service that does not infringe any Lenovo intellectual property right may be used instead.

  • Page 32: Recycling Information For Brazil

    A Lenovo possui um canal específico para auxiliá-lo no descarte desses produtos. Caso você possua um produto Lenovo em situação de descarte, ligue para o nosso SAC ou encaminhe um e-mail para: reciclar@lenovo.com, informando o modelo, número de série e cidade, a fim de enviarmos as instruções para o correto descarte do seu produto Lenovo.

  • Page 33: Appendix E. Restriction Of Hazardous Substances Directive (rohs), China Rohs, Turkish Statement Of Compliance

    People’s Republic of China. Turkish statement of compliance The Lenovo product meets the requirements of the Republic of Turkey Directive on the Restriction of the Use of Certain Hazardous Substances in Electrical and Electronic Equipment (EEE). Ukraine RoHS...

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