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Lenovo 3000 J Series
Types 7390, 7391, 7392, 7396, 7397, 7398



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    User Guide Lenovo 3000 J Series Types 7390, 7391, 7392, 7396, 7397, 7398...

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    Lenovo 3000 J Series...

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    RESTRICTED RIGHTS. Use, duplication or disclosure by the Government is subject to the GSA ADP Schedule contract with Lenovo Group Limited, if any, or the standard terms of this commercial license, or if the agency is unable to accept this Program under these terms, then we provide this Program under the provisions set forth in Commercial Computer Software–Restricted Rights at FAR 52.227-19, when applicable, or under Rights in...

  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    Locating connectors on the rear of your computer 18 Obtaining device drivers . Removing the cover Locating components . © Lenovo 2005, 2007. Portions © IBM Corp. 2005. Accessing system board components . Identifying parts on the system board Installing memory .

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    Information resources . Online Books folder Lenovo Care . Access Help . Safety and warranty Help and service Using the documentation and diagnostic programs . Calling for service . Using other services Purchasing additional services . Appendix A. Manual modem commands .

  • Page 7: Important Safety Information

    Contact the Customer Support Center or the product manufacturer for instructions on how to inspect the product and have it repaired, if necessary. © Lenovo 2005, 2007. Portions © IBM Corp. 2005. ™ Statement of Limited Warranty. For more information, refer to the...

  • Page 8: General Safety Guidelines

    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: Static Electricity Prevention

    Danger Hazardous moving parts. Keep fingers and other body parts away. Attention Before replacing any CRUs, turn off the computer and wait three to five minutes to let the computer cool before opening the cover. Static electricity prevention Static electricity, although harmless to you, can seriously damage computer components and options.

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    The power cords shall be safety approved. For Germany, it shall be H05VV-F, 3G, 0.75 mm , or better. For other countries, the suitable types shall be used accordingly. Never wrap a power cord around a power adapter or other object. Doing so can stress the cord in ways that can cause the cord to fray, crack, or crimp.

  • Page 11: Voltage-selection Switch

    Voltage-selection switch Some computers are equipped with a voltage-selection switch located near the power-cord connection point on the computer. If your computer has a voltage-selection switch, ensure that you set the switch to match the voltage available at your electrical outlet. Setting the voltage-selection switch incorrectly can cause permanent damage to the computer.

  • Page 12: External Devices

    In addition, many mobile products, such as notebook computers, utilize a rechargeable battery pack to provide system power when in portable mode. Batteries supplied by Lenovo for use with your product have been tested for compatibility and should only be replaced with approved parts.

  • Page 13: Operating Environment

    become blocked by placing the product on a bed, sofa, carpet, or other flexible surface. Never block, cover, or disable these features. You should inspect your desktop computer for dust accumulation at least once every three months. Before inspecting your computer, turn off the power and unplug the computer’s power cord from the electrical outlet;...

  • Page 14: Electrical Current Safety Information

    Electrical current safety information Danger Electrical current from power, telephone, and communication cables is hazardous. To avoid a shock hazard: v To prevent possible shock hazard, do not use your computer during a lightning storm. v Do not connect or disconnect any cables or perform installation, maintenance, or reconfiguration of this product during an electrical storm.

  • Page 15: Modem Safety Information

    Perchlorate material: Special handling may apply. See Modem safety information Caution To reduce the risk of fire, use only No. 26 AWG or larger telecommunication line cord. To reduce the risk of fire, electrical shock, or injury when using telephone equipment, always follow basic safety precautions, such as: v Never install telephone wiring during a lightning storm.

  • Page 16: Power Supply Statement

    Power supply statement Never remove the cover on a power supply or any part that has the following label attached. Hazardous voltage, current, and energy levels are present inside any component that has this label attached. There are no serviceable parts inside these components. If you suspect a problem with one of these parts, contact a service technician.

  • Page 17: Introduction

    Chapter 8, “Getting information, help, and service,” on page 55 provides information about the wide variety of helpful resources available from Lenovo. v Appendix A, “Manual modem commands,” on page 59 provides commands for manually programming your modem.

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  • Page 19: Chapter 1. Arranging Your Workspace

    You might have to adjust the brightness and contrast controls on the monitor as the room lighting changes throughout the day. © Lenovo 2005, 2007. Portions © IBM Corp. 2005. Viewing Distance Lower...

  • Page 20: Air Circulation

    Where it is impossible to avoid reflections or to adjust the lighting, an antiglare filter placed over the screen might be helpful. However, these filters might affect the clarity of the image on the screen; try them only after you have exhausted other methods of reducing glare.

  • Page 21: Chapter 2. Setting Up Your Computer

    If the voltage supply range in your local country or region is 100–127 V ac, set the switch to 115 V. v If the voltage supply range is in your local country or region is 200–240 V ac, set the switch to 230 V. © Lenovo 2005, 2007. Portions © IBM Corp. 2005.

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    If your computer does not have a voltage selection switch, it is designed to operate only at the voltage provided in the country or region where it was originally purchased. Continue with step 2. 2. Your keyboard cable might have a standard keyboard connector 1 or a Universal Serial Bus (USB) connector 2 .

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    v If you have a digital video interface (DVI) monitor, connect the cable to the connector as shown. Note: Your computer must have an adapter installed that supports the DVI monitor. 5. If you have a modem, connect the modem using the following information. L I N This illustration shows the two connections on the back of the computer that are needed to set up your modem.

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    6. If you have audio devices, attach them using the following instructions. For more information about speakers, see steps 7 and 8. 1 Audio line-in 2 Audio line-out 3 Microphone 4 Headphone 7. If you have powered speakers with an ac adapter, use the following instructions.

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    b. Connect the speakers to the computer. 9. Connect any additional devices that you have. Your computer might not have all connectors that are shown. 1 USB Use this connector to attach a device that requires a USB connection, such as a keyboard, mouse, scanner, printer, or personal digital assistant (PDA).

  • Page 26: Turning On Power

    Note: Refer to the Access Help online help system for more information about connectors. See “Access Help” on page 56 for instructions on how to open the online help system. Turning on power Turn on the monitor and other external devices first, and then turn on the computer.

  • Page 27: Updating Your Operating System

    v Record your computer machine type, model, and serial number. If you need service or technical support, you will probably be asked for this information. For further information, see the safety and warranty information that is provided with your computer. Updating your operating system Microsoft makes updates available for various operating systems through the Microsoft Windows Update Web site.

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  • Page 29: Chapter 3. Installing Options

    System information The following information covers a variety of models. For information for your specific model, use the Setup Utility. See Chapter 5, “Using the Setup Utility,” on page 41. © Lenovo 2005, 2007. Portions © IBM Corp. 2005.

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    Microprocessor v AMD Athlon 64 processor v AMD Sempron processor ® v Intel Pentium v Intel Pentium D processor v Intel Celeron v Intel Core v Internal cache (size varies by model type) Memory v Support for two DDR2 DIMMs v 4 MB flash memory for system programs Internal drives v Diskette drive (some models)

  • Page 31: Standard Mouse Connector

    Input/output features v 25-pin Extended Capabilities Port (ECP)/Extended Parallel Port (EPP) v 9-pin serial connector v Six USB connectors (two on front panel and four on rear panel) v Standard mouse connector v Standard keyboard connector v Ethernet connector v VGA monitor connector v Three audio connectors (line in, line out, and microphone) on rear panel v Two audio connectors (microphone and headphone) on front panel Expansion...

  • Page 32: Available Options

    1. The operating systems listed here are being certified or tested for compatibility at the time this publication goes to press. Additional operating systems might be identified by Lenovo as compatible with your computer following the publication of this booklet. Corrections and additions to this list are subject to change. To determine if an operating system has been certified or tested for compatibility, check the Web site of the operating system vendor.

  • Page 33: Specifications

    Specifications This section lists the physical specifications for your computer. Dimensions Width: 331 mm (13.0 in.) Height: 108 mm (4.3 in.) Depth: 405 mm (15.9 in.) Weight Minimum configuration as shipped: 8.2 kg (18 lbs) Maximum configuration: 8.3 kg (18.2 lbs) Environment Air temperature: Operating at 0 - 3000 ft (914.4 m): 10°...

  • Page 34: Supported Operating Positions

    Supported operating positions Attention: Do not block the air vents on the top of the computer with any type of objects, such as a monitor. To provide proper air flow to internal components, you must position your computer in one of the following positions. Tools required To install some options in your computer, you might need a flat-blade or Phillips screwdriver.

  • Page 35: Installing External Options

    v When you install a new option, touch the static-protective package containing the option to a metal expansion-slot cover or other unpainted metal surface on the computer for at least two seconds. This reduces static electricity in the package and your body. v When possible, remove the option and install it directly in the computer without setting the option down.

  • Page 36: Locating Connectors On The Rear Of Your Computer

    Locating connectors on the rear of your computer The following illustration shows the locations of connectors on the rear of your computer. Standard mouse connector Parallel connector Ethernet connector Audio line in connector Power cord connector Voltage-selection switch (some models) PCI adapter connectors PCI Express x1 adapter, or PCI Express x16 graphics adapter...

  • Page 37: Obtaining Device Drivers

    Keyboard connector Obtaining device drivers You can obtain device drivers for operating systems that are not preinstalled at on the World Wide Web. Installation instructions are provided in README files with the device-driver files. Description Used to attach a mouse, trackball, or other pointing device that uses a standard mouse connector.

  • Page 38: Removing The Cover

    Removing the cover Important Read “Important safety information” on page v and “Handling static-sensitive devices” on page 16 before removing the computer cover. To remove the computer cover: 1. Remove any media (diskettes, CDs, or tapes) from the drives, shut down your operating system, and turn off all attached devices.

  • Page 39: Locating Components

    Locating components The following illustration will help you locate the various components in your computer. Optical drive Diskette drive bay Memory modules Power supply PCI adapter connector PCI Express x16 graphics adapter connector PCI Express x1 adapter connector Chapter 3. Installing options...

  • Page 40: Accessing System Board Components

    Accessing system board components You might need to remove the drive bay assembly to access system board components such as memory, the battery, and CMOS. To access system board components and the drives: 1. Remove the computer cover. See “Removing the cover” on page 20. 2.

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    4. In some models, you will need to remove the PCI adapter in order to access the battery. 5. Slide the drive bay assembly forward until the drive bay assembly is aligned with the two slots on the sides of the chassis and remove the drive cables from the system board.

  • Page 42: Identifying Parts On The System Board

    Identifying parts on the system board The following illustration shows the locations of parts on the system board (some models). Microprocessor and heat sink Microprocessor fan connector Memory connector 1 Memory connector 2 Power connector Diskette drive connector IDE connector SATA IDE connector (2) Front panel connector Clear CMOS/Recovery jumper...

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    The following illustration shows the locations of parts on the system board (some models). Microprocessor fan connector Microprocessor and heat sink Memory connector 1 Memory connector 2 Clear CMOS/Recovery jumper Power connector Diskette drive connector IDE connector 1 IDE connector 2 Battery Front panel connector SATA IDE connectors (2)

  • Page 44: Installing Memory

    Installing memory Your computer has two connectors for installing DIMMs that provide up to a maximum of 4.0 GB of system memory. When installing memory modules, the following rules apply: v Use 1.8 V, 240-pin double data rate 2 synchronous dynamic random access memory (DDR2 SDRAM).

  • Page 45: Installing Pci Adapters

    What to do next: v To work with another option, go to the appropriate section. v To complete the installation, go to “Replacing the cover and connecting the cables” on page 31. Installing PCI adapters This section provides information and instructions for installing and removing PCI adapters.

  • Page 46: Installing Security Features

    6. Install the adapter cover latch and insert the screw that secure the adapter. What to do next: v To work with another option, go to the appropriate section. v To complete the installation, go to “Replacing the cover and connecting the cables”...

  • Page 47: Padlock

    Padlock Your computer is equipped with a padlock loop such that the cover cannot be removed when a padlock is installed. Password protection To deter unauthorized use of your computer, you can use the Setup Utility program to set a password. When you turn on your computer you are prompted to type the password to unlock the keyboard for normal use.

  • Page 48: Erasing A Lost Or Forgotten Password (clearing Cmos)

    Erasing a lost or forgotten password (clearing CMOS) This section applies to lost or forgotten passwords. For more information about lost or forgotten passwords, go to the Lenovo Care To erase a forgotten password: 1. Remove the computer cover. See“Removing the cover” on page 20.

  • Page 49: Replacing The Cover And Connecting The Cables

    6. Restart the computer, leave it on for approximately ten seconds. Turn off the computer by holding the power switch for approximately five seconds. The computer will turn off. 7. Repeat steps 1 through 3 on page 30. 8. Move the Clear CMOS/Recovery jumper back to the standard position (pins 1 and 2).

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  • Page 51: Lenovo 2005, 2007. Portions © Ibm Corp

    This chapter will help you become familiar with recovery solutions provided by Lenovo. This chapter explains how and when to use the following recovery methods: v Creating and using Product Recovery discs...

  • Page 52: Performing Backup And Recovery Operations

    v Windows Vista: Use Product Recovery discs to restore your computer to the original factory contents only. When using Product Recovery discs on Windows XP, you are given the option to enter the Rescue and Recovery workspace and choose from a variety of recovery operations.

  • Page 53: Using The Rescue And Recovery Workspace

    1. From the Windows desktop, open the Start menu, select All Programs, click Lenovo Care, then click Rescue and Recovery. The Rescue and Recovery program opens. 2. From the Rescue and Recovery main window, click Back up your hard drive select backup operation options.

  • Page 54: Creating And Using Rescue Media

    multiple partitions on your hard disk, you have the option to restore the factory contents to the C: partition and leave the other partitions intact. Because the Rescue and Recovery workspace operates independently from the Windows operating system, you can restore the factory contents even if you cannot start the Windows operating system.

  • Page 55: Creating And Using A Recovery Repair Diskette

    To create rescue media, do the following: 1. Open the Start menu from the Windows desktop, select All Programs, click Lenovo Care, then click Create Recovery Media. 2. In the Rescue Media area, select the type of rescue media you want to create.

  • Page 56: Recovering Or Installing Device Drivers

    The latest device drivers for factory-installed devices also are available on the World Wide Web at To reinstall a device driver for a factory-installed device, do the following: 1. Start your computer and operating system.

  • Page 57: Setting A Rescue Device In The Startup Sequence

    Setting a rescue device in the startup sequence Before you start the Rescue and Recovery program from a CD, DVD, USB hard disk drive, or any external device, you must first change the startup sequence in the Setup Utility. To view or change the startup sequence, do the following: 1.

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  • Page 59: Chapter 5. Using The Setup Utility

    For security reasons, it is a good idea to use a strong password that cannot be easily compromised. Strong passwords typically adhere to the following rules: v Have at least eight characters in length © Lenovo 2005, 2007. Portions © IBM Corp. 2005.

  • Page 60: User Password

    v Contain at least one alphabetic character, one numeric character, and one symbol v Contain at least one of the following symbols: , . / ` ; ' [] v You can also use the space bar v Setup Utility program and hard disk drive passwords are not case sensitive v Not be your name or your user name v Not be a common word or a common name v Be significantly different from your previous password...

  • Page 61: Selecting A Startup Device

    1. Start the Setup Utility program (see “Starting the Setup Utility program” on page 41). 2. From the Setup Utility program menu, select Security. 3. Select Security Profile by Device. 4. Select the desired devices and settings and press Enter. 5.

  • Page 62: Advanced Settings

    Advanced settings On some computer models the Advanced settings menu includes a setting to Enable/Disable HyperThreading. This feature works only with HyperThreading-aware operating systems such as Microsoft Windows XP. The default setting for HyperThreading is Enabled. However, if you select Set Defaults and are using an operating system other than Windows XP, your computer performance might be degraded.

  • Page 63: Chapter 6. Updating System Programs

    Lenovo might make changes and enhancements to the POST/BIOS. When updates are released, they are available as downloadable files on the Lenovo Web site at Instructions for using the POST/BIOS updates are available in a .txt file that is included with the update files. For most models, you can download either an update program to create a system-program-update (flash) diskette or an update program that can be run from the operating system.

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  • Page 65: Chapter 7. Troubleshooting And Diagnostics

    If you cannot correct the problem, have the computer serviced. Refer to the safety and warranty information that is provided with your computer for a list of service and support telephone numbers. © Lenovo 2005, 2007. Portions © IBM Corp. 2005. electrical outlet. ensure that it is switched on.

  • Page 66: Diagnostic Programs

    Symptom Action The keyboard does not work. Verify that: The computer does not respond v The computer is turned on. to the keyboard. v The monitor is turned on and the brightness and contrast controls are set v The keyboard is securely connected to the keyboard connector on the front or v No keys are stuck.

  • Page 67: Pc-doctor For Windows

    PC-Doctor for DOS Depending upon your machine type and model, you either have PC- Doctor for DOS or PC-Doctor for Windows PE on your Lenovo computer. The PC-Doctor for DOS diagnostic program is part of the Rescue and Recovery workspace and runs independently of the Windows operating system.

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    Creating diagnostic diskettes To create diagnostic diskettes, download the PC-Doctor for DOS diagnostic program from onto two blank, formatted diskettes. If you do not have Internet access, create the diagnostic diskettes using the following procedure: Note: You will need a diskette drive on your computer or a USB diskette drive to complete this procedure.

  • Page 69: Pc-doctor For Windows Pe

    PC-Doctor for Windows PE Depending upon your machine type and model, you either have PC-Doctor for DOS or PC-Doctor for Windows PE on your Lenovo computer. The PC-Doctor for Windows PE diagnostic program is part of the Rescue and Recovery workspace.

  • Page 70: Non-optical Mouse

    b. If there is some debris in the lens, gently blow the debris away from the area. 4. Check the surface on which you are using the mouse. If you have a very intricate picture or pattern beneath the mouse it may be difficult for the digital signal processor (DSP) to determine changes in the mouse position.

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    7. Look for a build up of dirt on the plastic rollers 3 inside the ball cage. This build up usually appears as a stripe running across the middle of the rollers. 8. If the rollers are dirty, clean them by using a cotton swab soaked in isopropyl (rubbing) alcohol.

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  • Page 73: Chapter 8. Getting Information, Help, And Service

    Chapter 8. Getting information, help, and service If you need help, service, or technical assistance or just want more information about products manufactured by Lenovo, you will find a wide variety of sources available from Lenovo to assist you. Information resources This section provides information on how to access useful resources relating to your computing needs.

  • Page 74: Access Help

    – Notification of new versions of tools and device drivers – Useful hints and tips To access the Lenovo Care program, open the Start menu from the Windows desktop, select All Programs, select Lenovo Care, and click Lenovo Care. Access Help...

  • Page 75: Help And Service

    Engineering Change management - Occasionally, there might be changes that are required after a product has been sold. Lenovo or your reseller, if authorized by Lenovo, will make selected Engineering Changes (ECs) available that apply to your hardware.

  • Page 76: Using Other Services

    Service availability and service name might vary by country or region. For more information about these services, go to the Lenovo Web site at User Guide...

  • Page 77: Appendix A. Manual Modem Commands

    Note: In the following tables, all default settings are printed in bold text. Basic AT commands Command DS=n © Lenovo 2005, 2007. Portions © IBM Corp. 2005. Function Manually answer incoming call. Repeat last command executed. Do not precede A/ with AT or follow with ENTER.

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    Command Sr=n User Guide Function Force modem off-hook (make busy) Note: H1 command is not supported for Italy Display product-identification code Factory ROM checksum test Internal memory test Firmware ID Reserved ID Low speaker volume Low speaker volume Medium speaker volume High speaker volume Internal speaker off Internal speaker on until carrier detected...

  • Page 79: Extended At Commands

    Extended AT commands Command &C_ &D_ &F_ &G_ &K_ &M_ &P_ &R_ &S_ &T_ &V Function &C0 Force Carrier Detect Signal High (ON) &C1 Turn on CD when remote carrier is present &D0 Modem ignores the DTR signal &D1 Modem returns to Command Mode after DTR toggle &D2 Modem hangs up, returns to the Command...

  • Page 80: Mnp/v.42/v.42bis/v.44 Commands

    Command &W_ +MS? +MS=? +MS=a,b,c,e,f MNP/V.42/V.42bis/V.44 commands Command &Q_ +DS44=0, 0 +DS44=3, 0 +DS44? +DS44=? User Guide Function &V1 Display Last Connection Statistics &W0 Stores the active profile as Profile 0 &W1 Stores the active profile as Profile 1 Disable auto-retrain Enable auto-retrain Displays the current Select Modulation settings...

  • Page 81: Fax Class 1 Commands

    Fax Class 1 commands +FAE=n +FCLASS=n +FRH=n +FRM=n +FRS=n +FTH=n +FTM=n +FTS=n Fax Class 2 commands +FCLASS=n +FAA=n +FAXERR +FBOR +FBUF? +FCFR +FCLASS= +FCON +FCIG +FCIG: +FCR +FCR= +FCSI: +FDCC= +FDCS: +FDCS= +FDIS: +FDIS= +FDR +FDT= +FDTC: +FET: +FET=N +FHNG +FLID= +FLPL +FMDL?

  • Page 82: Voice Commands

    +FPHCTO +FPOLL +FPTS: +FPTS= +FREV? +FSPT +FTSI: Voice commands #BDR #CID #CLS #MDL? #MFR? #REV? #VBQ? #VBS #VBT #VCI? #VLS #VRA #VRN #VRX #VSDB #VSK #VSP #VSR #VSS #VTD #VTM #VTS #VTX User Guide Phase C time out. Indicates polling request. Page transfer status.

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    Attention Switzerland User: If your Swisscom phone line does not have Taxsignal switched OFF, modem function may be impaired. The impairment may be resolved by a filter with the following specifications: Telekom PTT SCR-BE Taximpulssperrfilter-12kHz PTT Art. 444.112.7 Bakom 93.0291.Z.N Appendix A.

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  • Page 85: Appendix B. Notices

    Web sites. The materials at those Web sites are not part of the materials for this Lenovo product, and use of those Web sites is at your own risk.

  • Page 86: Television Output Notice

    Macrovision Corporation. Reverse engineering or disassembly is prohibited. Trademarks The following terms are trademarks of Lenovo in the United States, other countries, or both: Lenovo Lenovo Care...

  • Page 87: Index

    49 running 50 diagnostic diskettes creating 50 running 50 dual inline memory modules (DIMMs) 26 © Lenovo 2005, 2007. Portions © IBM Corp. 2005. environment, operating 15 Ethernet 12 Ethernet connector 19 exiting, Setup Utility 44 expansion adapters 13...

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    non-optical mouse 52 notices 67 Online Books folder 55 operating system installing 9 updating 9 optical mouse 51 options 14 available 14 external 14 internal 14 parallel connector 19 password administrator 42 erasing 30 lost or forgotten 30 setting, changing, deleting 42 user 42 passwords considerations 41...

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    Part Number: 41X8053 Printed in USA (1P) P/N: 41X8053...

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