3. What are the first things that I should do in order to use my new laptop computer? What do I • Charge the battery completely before using. (See FAQ #14 for Battery information) do first? •...
Page 2 9. How do I turn the laptop on? Before you turn the laptop on for the first time, make sure that the battery is fully charged How do I (see FAQ#16). Then either with the laptop still plugged in or running on battery power,...
17. How can I check how much battery power I have left? When the laptop is open and on, there is a battery symbol on the taskbar that indicates the percentage of battery power available. A pop-up will display the approximate amount of time of battery power that is left when you hover over the battery symbol with your mouse.
USB port. The USB ports are located on the left side of your laptop. laptop (see diagram below). Contact Computing Services if you own an older printer that takes a serial port connection.
27. Do I need to access the campus network or have a network account to use these basic applications? No. You can work on most of the computer applications on your laptop without ever entering the campus network or having network accounts. The programs that you do need to access through the campus network and need network accounts to use are explained later in this FAQ.
Fn key on the keyboard and press the F4 key. Then to exit from suspend mode, just open up the laptop’s cover. If you were on the network, you will have to reenter your username and password.
IBM ThinkPad T61 FAQ’s USB - The Universal Serial Bus connectors are used for connecting USB interface-compatible devices, such as a printer or digital camera.