Lenovo 147500112 Safety And General Information Manual

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© Copyright Lenovo 2011
Lenovo
Safety and General Information
Guide
P/N: 147500112

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  • Page 1 New World. New Thinking. www.lenovo.com © Copyright Lenovo 2011 Lenovo Safety and General Information Guide P/N: 147500112...
  • Page 2 For technical assistance, contact a Lenovo support specialist 24 hours a day by calling toll free 1-877-4 LENOVO (1-877-453-6686). Additionally, you can find support information and updates on the Lenovo Web site located at http://consumersupport.lenovo.com. * Only for the users from the United States.
  • Page 3 Safety and General Information Guide V1.0_en.book Page 1 Friday, March 4, 2011 4:55 PM Lenovo Safety and General Information Guide...
  • Page 4 • information” first. Third Edition (March 2011) © Copyright Lenovo 2011. LIMITED AND RESTRICTED RIGHTS NOTICE: If data or software is delivered pursuant a General Services Administration “GSA” contract, use, reproduction, or disclosure is subject to restrictions set forth in Contract No. GS-35F-05925.
  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    Safety and General Information Guide V1.0_en.book Page i Friday, March 4, 2011 4:55 PM Contents Chapter 1. Important safety information ...1 Conditions that require immediate action...1 Safety guidelines ...3 Service and upgrades ... 3 Power cords and power adapters ... 3 Extension cords and related devices ...
  • Page 6 Safety and General Information Guide V1.0_en.book Page ii Friday, March 4, 2011 4:55 PM...
  • Page 7: Chapter 1. Important Safety Information

    Follow and retain all information included with your computer. The information in this document does not alter the terms of your purchase agreement or the Lenovo Limited Warranty. Customer safety is important. Our products are developed to be safe and effective.
  • Page 8 Note: If you notice these conditions with a product (such as an extension cord) that is not manufactured for or by Lenovo, stop using that product until you can contact the product manufacturer for further instructions, or until you get a suitable replacement.
  • Page 9: Safety Guidelines

    Note: Some computer parts can be upgraded or replaced by the customer. Replacement parts approved for customer installation are referred to as Customer Replaceable Units, or CRUs. Lenovo provides documentation with instructions when it is appropriate for customers to install options or replace CRUs.
  • Page 10: Extension Cords And Related Devices

    Safety and General Information Guide V1.0_en.book Page 4 Friday, March 4, 2011 4:55 PM Chapter 1. Important safety information Protect power cords and power adapters from liquids. For instance, do not leave your power cord or power adapter near sinks, tubs, toilets, or on floors that are cleaned with liquid cleansers.
  • Page 11: Power Supply Statement

    Safety and General Information Guide V1.0_en.book Page 5 Friday, March 4, 2011 4:55 PM Chapter 1. Important safety information Some products are equipped with a three-pronged plug. This plug fits only into a grounded electrical outlet. This is a safety feature. Do not defeat this safety feature by trying to insert it into a non-grounded outlet.
  • Page 12: Batteries

    Do not attempt to disassemble or modify the battery pack. Attempting to do so can cause an explosion, or liquid leakage from the battery pack. A battery pack other than the one specified by Lenovo, or a disassembled or modified battery pack is not covered by the warranty.
  • Page 13: Heat And Product Ventilation

    30 to 50% capacity and recharge it every three months to prevent the battery from over-discharging. This system does not support batteries that are not genuine Lenovo-made or authorized. The system will continue to boot, but may not charge unauthorized batteries.
  • Page 14: Cd And Dvd Drive Safety

    Safety and General Information Guide V1.0_en.book Page 8 Friday, March 4, 2011 4:55 PM Chapter 1. Important safety information • When the AC adapter is connected to an electrical outlet and your computer, it generates heat. Do not place the adapter in contact with any part of your body while using it.
  • Page 15: Laser Compliance Statement

    Safety and General Information Guide V1.0_en.book Page 9 Friday, March 4, 2011 4:55 PM Laser compliance statement Some personal computer models are equipped from the factory with a CD or DVD drive. CD and DVD drives are also sold separately as options. CD and DVD drives are laser products.
  • Page 16: Electrical Current Safety Information

    Safety and General Information Guide V1.0_en.book Page 10 Friday, March 4, 2011 4:55 PM Chapter 1. Important safety information When a CD or DVD drive is installed, note the following handling instructions. Use of controls, adjustments, or performance of procedures other than those specified herein might result in hazardous radiation exposure.
  • Page 17: Liquid Crystal Display (Lcd) Notice

    4.Remove all cables from devices. The power cord must be disconnected from the wall outlet or receptacle before installing all other electrical cables connected to the Lenovo computer. The power cord may be reconnected to the wall outlet or receptacle only after all other electrical cables have been connected to the computer.
  • Page 18: Additional Safety Information

    EN 50332-2 can be dangerous due to excessive sound pressure levels. If your Lenovo computer came with headphones or earphones in the package, as a set, combination of the headphones or earphones and the computer already complies with the specifications of EN 50332-1. If different headphones or earphones are used, ensure that they comply with EN 50332-1 (Clause 6.5 Limitation Values).
  • Page 19: Chapter 2. Use And Care Information

    Safety and General Information Guide V1.0_en.book Page 13 Friday, March 4, 2011 4:55 PM Chapter 2. Use and care Information Caring for your computer Though your computer is designed to function reliably in normal work environments, you need to use common sense in handling it. By following these important tips, you will get the most use and enjoyment out of your computer.
  • Page 20: Notice Of Static-Electricity

    Safety and General Information Guide V1.0_en.book Page 14 Friday, March 4, 2011 4:55 PM Chapter 2. Use and care Information Notice of static-electricity When you handle options or CRUs, or perform any work inside the computer, take the following precautions to avoid static-electricity damage: - Limit your movement.
  • Page 21: Carrying Your Computer Properly

    Safety and General Information Guide V1.0_en.book Page 15 Friday, March 4, 2011 4:55 PM Carrying your computer properly • Before moving your computer, be sure to remove any media, turn off attached devices, and disconnect cords and cables. • Be sure your computer is in sleep or hibernation mode, or turned off, before moving it.
  • Page 22: Data Safety

    Taking care in setting passwords • Remember your passwords. If you forget a supervisor or hard disk password, Lenovo authorized service providers will not reset it, and you might have to replace your system board or hard disk drive. Cleaning the cover of your computer...
  • Page 23: Cleaning Your Computer Keyboard

    Safety and General Information Guide V1.0_en.book Page 17 Friday, March 4, 2011 4:55 PM Cleaning your computer keyboard 1 Absorb some isopropyl rubbing alcohol on a soft, dust-free cloth. 2 Wipe each keytop surface with the cloth. Wipe the keys one by one; if you wipe several keys at a time, the cloth may hook onto an adjacent key and possibly damage it.
  • Page 24: Other Important Tips

    • Register your Lenovo products with Lenovo (refer to the Web page: http://consumersupport.lenovo.com). This can help authorities return your computer to you if it is lost or stolen. Registering your computer also enables Lenovo to notify you about possible technical information and upgrades.
  • Page 25: Accessibility And Comfort

    Safety and General Information Guide V1.0_en.book Page 19 Friday, March 4, 2011 4:55 PM Accessibility and comfort Ergonomic information Working in the virtual office may mean adapting to frequent changes in your environment. Following some simple rules will make things easier and bring you the maximum benefits of your computer.
  • Page 26: Maintenance

    • At least once a week, make a point to back up your data. If critical data is present, it is a good idea to perform a daily backup. Lenovo has many backup options available for your computer. CD-RW drives and CD-RW/DVD drives are available for most computers and are easily installed.
  • Page 27: Chapter 3. Getting Help And Service

    Chapter 3. Getting help and service If you need help, service, technical assistance, or just want more information about Lenovo computers, you will find a wide variety of sources available from Lenovo to assist you. This section contains information about where to...
  • Page 28: Getting Help On The Web

    • Lenovo hardware repair - If the problem is determined to be caused by Lenovo hardware under warranty, trained service personnel are available to provide the applicable level of service.
  • Page 29 Note: For the latest list of customer support center telephone numbers and hours of operation, go to http://consumersupport.lenovo.com/. If the number for your country or region is not listed, contact your Lenovo reseller or Lenovo marketing representative. Chapter 3. Getting help and service...
  • Page 30: Getting Help Around The World

    Getting help around the world If you travel with your computer or relocate it to a country where your Lenovo machine type is sold, your computer might be eligible for International Warranty Service, which automatically entitles you to obtain warranty service throughout the warranty period. Service will be performed by service providers authorized to perform warranty service.
  • Page 31: Appendix A. Notices

    Consult your local 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.
  • Page 32 The result obtained in other operating environments may vary. Lenovo may use or distribute any of the information you supply in any way it believes appropriate without incurring any obligation to you.
  • Page 33 Safety and General Information Guide V1.0_en.book Page 27 Friday, March 4, 2011 4:55 PM Appendix A. Notices Wireless related information - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Wireless interoperability Wireless LAN PCI Express Mini Card is designed to be interoperable with any wireless LAN product that is based on Direct Sequence Spread...
  • Page 34 Due to the fact that wireless LAN PCI Express Mini Card and Bluetooth Daughter Card operate within the guidelines found in radio frequency safety standards and recommendations, Lenovo believes the integrated wireless cards are safe for use by consumers. These standards and...
  • Page 35 Safety and General Information Guide V1.0_en.book Page 29 Friday, March 4, 2011 4:55 PM 3 Use of mobile devices on board aircraft is explicitly prohibited by many airlines companies, especially during take-off and landing. The built-in Mobile Broadband module on your computer is a low-power radio transceiver.
  • Page 36 Safety and General Information Guide V1.0_en.book Page 30 Friday, March 4, 2011 4:55 PM Appendix A. Notices TV tuner information Products with television tuner options installed The notice below applies to products containing television (TV) tuner devices that connect to external antennas or to cable/CATV systems, or both, and that are intended to be installed in North America.
  • Page 37 Safety and General Information Guide V1.0_en.book Page 31 Friday, March 4, 2011 4:55 PM Example of antenna grounding Ground clamp Antenna lead-in wire Antenna discharge unit (NEC Section 810-20) Grounding conductors (NEC Section 810-21) Power service grounding electrode system (NEC Article 250, Part H) Ground clamps Electronic service equipment The following notice applies to all countries and regions:...
  • Page 38 Safety and General Information Guide V1.0_en.book Page 32 Friday, March 4, 2011 4:55 PM Appendix A. Notices • Power lines An outside antenna system should not be located in the vicinity of overhead power lines or where it can fall into such power lines or circuits.
  • Page 39 General recycling statement Lenovo encourages owners of information technology (IT) equipment to responsibly recycle their equipment when it is no longer needed. Lenovo offers a variety of programs and services to assist equipment owners in recycling their IT products. Information on product recycling offerings can be found on Lenovo’s Internet site at...
  • Page 40 Japan recycling statements Collecting and recycling a disused Lenovo computer or monitor If you are a company employee and need to dispose of a Lenovo computer or monitor that is the property of the company, you must do so in accordance with the Law for Promotion of Effective Utilization of Resources.
  • Page 41 You also can refer to the instructions at www.ibm.com/jp/pc/environment/recycle/battery http://www.ibm.com/jp/pc/environment/recycle/battery If you use a Lenovo notebook computer at home and need to dispose of a battery pack, you must comply with local ordinances and regulations. You also can refer to the instructions at www.ibm.com/jp/pc/environment/recycle/battery...
  • Page 42 Taiwan recycle statement Lenovo product service information - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -...
  • Page 43 Safety and General Information Guide V1.0_en.book Page 37 Friday, March 4, 2011 4:55 PM Appendix A. Notices Japanese VCCI Class B Statement - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Japan compliance statement for power line harmonics - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -...
  • Page 44: Notice On Deleting Data From Your Hard Disk

    Safety and General Information Guide V1.0_en.book Page 38 Friday, March 4, 2011 4:55 PM Appendix A. Notices Notice on deleting data from your hard disk As computers spread into every corner of life, they process more and more information. The data on your computer, some of it sensitive, is stored on a storage device called the hard disk.
  • Page 45: Trademarks

    Safety and General Information Guide V1.0_en.book Page 39 Friday, March 4, 2011 4:55 PM Trademarks Lenovo is the trademark of Lenovo in the United States, other countries, or both. Microsoft and Windows are trademarks of Microsoft Corporation in the United States, other countries, or both.
  • Page 46 Safety and General Information Guide V1.0_en.book Page 40 Friday, March 4, 2011 4:55 PM...

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