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Lenovo N500 Supplement For User Manual

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New World. New Thinking.
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P/N: 43N8484
Printed in China
Lenovo
3000 N500
Supplement for
User Guide
Lenovo 3000 N500 UG V1.0 cover_en_1-4

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    New World. New Thinking. www.lenovo.com Lenovo 3000 N500 Supplement for User Guide P/N: 43N8484 Printed in China Lenovo 3000 N500 UG V1.0 cover_en_1-4...

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    Attention: If you need help or further information about the problem, choose any of the following: - Lenovo Troubleshooting Center. - Update System Drivers. - System Information Running any tests may take up to several minutes or longer. Make sure you have time to run the entire test;...

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    To run PC-Doctor, do as follows: Turn off the computer, and then turn it on again. When the Lenovo logo comes up, immediately press the Lenovo Care button, F11, or Enter key. The Rescue and Recovery workspace opens. Click Launch advanced Rescue and Recovery.

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    • Troubleshoot and diagnose problems using diagnostics. Restoring the factory contents The complete backup of all the files and programs that Lenovo preinstalled on your computer may have shipped on recovery discs with your computer or resides in a hidden protected area, or partition, of the hard disk.

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    If your optical drive is not attached to your Lenovo computer during recovery, DVD software and CD-recording software will not be installed. To ensure that they will be installed correctly, install the optical drive before performing a recovery operation.

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    If possible, save all your files and shut down your operating system. Turn off the computer, and then turn it on again. When the Lenovo logo comes up, immediately press the Lenovo Care button, F11, or Enter key. The Rescue and Recovery workspace opens.

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    N500_Service Flyer.book Page 6 Thursday, September 25, 2008 1:34 PM Restart the computer. After a short wait, the Rescue and Recovery workspace opens. Click Full Restore and follow the instructions on the screen. Notes: To boot from the recovery disk, select Boot menu from the BIOS Setup Utility, press F6 after selecting your optical drive until the optical drive to be the first item in the Boot priority order.

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    The Rescue and Recovery workspace runs independently of the Windows operating system. Therefore, you can start it by pressing the Lenovo Care button, F11, or Enter key when prompted during startup. After the Rescue and Recovery workspace opens you can perform a...

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    N500_Service Flyer.book Page 8 Thursday, September 25, 2008 1:34 PM Upgrading and replacing devices Replacing the battery Important: Read Chapter 6. “Safety, use, and Care Information” in User Guide before replacing the battery. Danger: Use only the battery specified in the parts list for your computer. Any other battery could ignite or explode.

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    N500_Service Flyer.book Page 9 Thursday, September 25, 2008 1:34 PM To replace the battery Turn off the computer, or enter hibernation mode. Then disconnect the AC adapter and all cables from the computer. Note: If you are using a PC Card, the computer might not be able to enter hibernation mode.

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    You can increase the storage capacity of your computer by replacing the hard disk drive with one of greater capacity. You can purchase a new hard disk drive from your reseller or Lenovo marketing representative. Notes: Replace the hard disk drive only if you upgrade it or have it repaired.

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    N500_Service Flyer.book Page 11 Thursday, September 25, 2008 1:34 PM Attention: Handling a hard disk drive Do not drop the drive or subject it to physical shocks. Put the drive on a material, such as soft cloth, that absorbs the physical shock. Do not apply pressure to the cover of the drive.

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    N500_Service Flyer.book Page 12 Thursday, September 25, 2008 1:34 PM Remove the cover Pull the tab in the direction shown by arrow...

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    N500_Service Flyer.book Page 13 Thursday, September 25, 2008 1:34 PM Take out the hard disk drive secured in a metal frame. Remove the screws and detach the metal frame from the hard disk drive. Attach the metal frame to a new hard disk drive; then tighten the screws.

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    N500_Service Flyer.book Page 14 Thursday, September 25, 2008 1:34 PM Removing the optical drive Important: Read Chapter 6. “Safety, use, and Care Information” in User Guide before removing the optical drive. To remove the optical drive, do the following: Remove the screw shown in the figure Gently pull the optical drive out...

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    N500_Service Flyer.book Page 15 Thursday, September 25, 2008 1:34 PM Replacing memory Important: Read Chapter 6. “Safety, use, and Care Information” in User Guide before replacing memory. Increasing memory capacity is an effective way to make programs run faster. You can increase the amount of memory in your computer by installing a double data rate (DDR) 2 synchronous dynamic random access memory (DRAM) unbuffered small outline dual inline memory module (SO-DIMM), available as an option, in the memory slot of your computer.

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    N500_Service Flyer.book Page 16 Thursday, September 25, 2008 1:34 PM Remove the battery. Remove the thermal slot cover. a. Remove the screws that secure the thermal slot cover b. Remove the thermal slot cover If two SO-DIMMs are already installed in the memory slot, remove one of them to make room for the new one by pressing out on the latches on both edges of the socket at the same time.

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    N500_Service Flyer.book Page 17 Thursday, September 25, 2008 1:34 PM Insert the notched end of the DIMM into the socket. Press the DIMM firmly, and pivot it until it snaps into the place. Make sure that it is firmly fixed in the slot and does not move easily. Reinstall the thermal slot cover.

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    N500_Service Flyer.book Page 18 Thursday, September 25, 2008 1:34 PM Note: If only one DIMM is used on the computer you are servicing, the card must be installed in SLOT-0 ( To make sure that the SO-DIMM is installed correctly, do as follows: Turn the computer on.

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    N500_Service Flyer.book Page 19 Thursday, September 25, 2008 1:34 PM The following table provides a list of CRUs (Customer Replaceable Units) for your computer and tells where to find the replacement instructions. Setup Poster AC adapter Power cord for AC adapter Battery Bottom access doors...

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    4233 Mexico Note: This warranty information supplements the one in the Appendix A Lenovo Limited Warranty of the Lenovo 3000 N500 User Guide. If required, your Service Provider will provide repair or exchange service depending on the type of warranty service specified for your product and the available service.

  • Page 22: Lenovo Warranty Service Telephone Numbers

    The phone numbers provided below are correct as of the time of printing and are subject to changes without notice. For the latest warranty service contact telephone number in a country please contact Lenovo, or your reseller in your country. For the most current phone numbers, go to http://www.lenovo.com/support/phone. Country or Region...

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    N500_Service Flyer.book Page 22 Thursday, September 25, 2008 1:34 PM Note: The above list supplements the warranty telephone number list in the Appendix A Lenovo Limited Warranty of the Lenovo 3000 N500 User Guide...

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