Lenovo ThinkCentre 6008 User Manual

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    ThinkCentre User Guide...

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    Portions © Copyright International Business Machines Corporation 2005, 2007. All rights reserved. LENOVO products, data, computer software, and services have been developed exclusively at private expense and are sold to governmental entities as commercial items as defined by 48 C.F.R. 2.101 with limited and restricted rights to use, reproduction and disclosure.

  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    Viewing and changing settings . Using passwords Password considerations . User Password . © Lenovo 2005, 2007. Portions © IBM Corp. 2005, 2007. Administrator Password . Setting, changing, and deleting a password . Using Security Profile by Device . Selecting a startup device .

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    Basic AT commands Extended AT commands . MNP/V.42/V.42bis/V.44 commands . Fax Class 1 commands Fax Class 2 commands Voice commands . User Guide . 57 Appendix B. Notices ..65 . 59 Television output notice .

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    Chapter 9, “Getting information, help, and service,” on page 53 provides information about the wide variety of helpful resources available from Lenovo. v Appendix A, “Manual modem commands,” on page 57 provides commands for manually programming your modem.

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    User Guide...

  • Page 9: Chapter 1. Important Safety Information

    Refer to the Safety and Warranty Guide that you received with this product for the latest safety information. Reading and understanding this safety information reduces the risk of personal injury and or damage to your product. © Lenovo 2005, 2007. Portions © IBM Corp. 2005, 2007.

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    User Guide...

  • Page 11: Chapter 2. Arranging Your Workspace, Comfort, Glare And Lighting

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

  • Page 12: Air Circulation, Electrical Outlets And Cable Lengths

    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 13: Chapter 3. Setting Up Your Computer, Connecting Your Computer

    If the voltage supply range is 200–240 V ac, set the switch to 230 V. 2. Connect the keyboard cable to the appropriate keyboard connector, either the standard keyboard connector 1 or the Universal Serial Bus (USB) connector © Lenovo 2005, 2007. Portions © IBM Corp. 2005, 2007. automatically control the voltage.

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    Note: Some models will have keyboards with a fingerprint reader. After you 3. Connect the USB mouse cable to the USB connector. 4. Connect the monitor cable to the monitor connector on the computer. v If you have a Video Graphics Array (VGA) Standard monitor, connect the cable to the connector as shown.

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    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. In the United States and other countries or regions that use the RJ-11 telephone outlet, attach one end of the telephone cable to the telephone and the other end to the telephone connector on the back of the computer.

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    7. If you have powered speakers with an ac adapter: a. Connect the cable that runs between the speakers, if necessary. On some speakers, this cable is permanently attached. b. Connect the ac adapter cable to the speaker. c. Connect the speakers to the computer. d.

  • Page 17: Turning On Computer Power

    1 USB 2 Serial 3 S-video 4 Parallel 5 Ethernet 6 MIDI/joystick 7 IEEE 1394 8 eSATA 10. Connect the power cords to properly grounded electrical outlets. Note: For more information about connectors, refer to the Access Help online help system.

  • Page 18: Finishing The Software Installation, Completing Important Tasks, Updating Your Operating System

    Finishing the software installation Important Read the license agreements carefully before using the programs on this computer. These agreements detail your rights, obligations, and warranties for the software on this computer. By using these programs, you accept the terms of the agreements. If you do not accept the agreements, do not use the programs.

  • Page 19: Installing Other Operating Systems, Updating Your Antivirus Software, Shutting Down The Computer, Installing External Options

    Your computer comes with antivirus software you can use to detect and eliminate viruses. Lenovo provides a full version of antivirus software on your hard disk with a free 90-day subscription. After 90 days, you must get a new virus definition.

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    Features for machine types: 6008, 6068, 6074, 6079, 6082, 9012, 9018, 9087, 9096, 9163, 9172, 9193 This section provides an overview of the computer features and preinstalled software. System information The following information covers a variety of models. For information for your specific model, use the Setup Utility.

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    v Wake on Ring (in the Setup Utility program, this feature is called Serial Port Ring Detect for an external modem) v Remote Administration v Automatic power-on startup v System Management (SM) BIOS and SM software v Ability to store power-on self-test (POST) hardware test results Input/output features v 25-pin Extended Capabilities Port (ECP)/Extended Parallel Port (EPP) v 9-pin serial connector...

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    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.

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    Features for machine types: 6010, 6069, 6075, 6081, 6086, 9013, 9019, 9088, 9160, 9164, 9174, 9194, 9304, 9323, 9326 This section provides an overview of the computer features and preinstalled software. System information The following information covers a variety of models. For information for your specific model, use the Setup Utility.

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    v Wake on Ring (in the Setup Utility program, this feature is called Serial Port Ring Detect for an external modem) v Remote Administration v Automatic power-on startup v System Management (SM) BIOS and SM software v Ability to store power-on self-test (POST) hardware test results Input/output features v 25-pin Extended Capabilities Port (ECP)/Extended Parallel Port (EPP) v 9-pin serial connector...

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    2. 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.

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    Features for machine types: 6019, 6064, 6066, 6067, 6072, 6073, 6077, 6078, 6087, 6088, 9181, 9196, 9325, 9330 This section provides an overview of the computer features and preinstalled software. System information The following information covers a variety of models. For information for your specific model, use the Setup Utility.

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    v Wake on Ring (in the Setup Utility program, this feature is called Serial Port Ring Detect for an external modem) v Remote Administration v Automatic power-on startup v System Management (SM) BIOS and SM software v Ability to store power-on self-test (POST) hardware test results Input/output features v 25-pin Extended Capabilities Port (ECP)/Extended Parallel Port (EPP) v 9-pin serial connector...

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    3. 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.

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    Features for machine types: 6062, 6065, 6071, 6076, 6089, 9011, 9014, 9071, 9089, 9162, 9182, 9303 This section provides an overview of the computer features and preinstalled software. System information The following information covers a variety of models. For information for your specific model, use the Setup Utility.

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    v Automatic power-on startup v System Management (SM) BIOS and SM software v Ability to store power-on self-test (POST) hardware test results Input/output features v 25-pin Extended Capabilities Port (ECP)/Extended Parallel Port (EPP) v 9-pin serial connector v Eight USB connectors (two on front panel and six on rear panel) v Ethernet connector v VGA monitor connector v Two audio connectors (line in, line out, nad microphone) on rear panel...

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    4. 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.

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    Specifications for machine types: 6008, 6068, 6074, 6079, 6082, 9012, 9018, 9087, 9096, 9163, 9172, 9193 This section lists the physical specifications for your computer. Note: The operating systems listed here are being certified or tested at the time this publication is going to press. Additional operating systems might be identified by Lenovo as compatible with your computer following the publication of this booklet.

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    Note: The operating systems listed here are being certified or tested at the time this publication is going 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.

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    Note: The operating systems listed here are being certified or tested at the time this publication is going 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.

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    Specifications for machine types: 6062, 6065, 6071, 6076, 6089, 9011, 9014, 9071, 9089, 9162, 9182, 9303 This section lists the physical specifications for your computer. Dimensions Width: 89 mm (3.5in.) Height: 276 mm (10.9 in.) Depth: 273 mm (10.7 in.) Weight Minimum configuration as shipped: 6.3 kg (13.4 lbs) Maximum configuration: 6.4 kg (14.1 lbs)

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    User Guide...

  • Page 37: Chapter 4. Software Overview, Software Provided With Your Windows Operating System, Software Provided By Lenovo

    (applications, device drivers, BIOS flashes and other updates). Some examples of software that you would like to keep updated are programs provided by Lenovo, such as the Rescue and Recovery program and the Productivity Center program.

  • Page 38: Pc Doctor For Winpe, Pc Doctor For Windows, Adobe Acrobat Reader

    Adobe Acrobat Reader Adobe Acrobat Reader is a tool used to view, print, and search, PDF documents. See “Online Books folder” on page 53 for more information about accessing the online books and the Lenovo Web site. User Guide...

  • Page 39: Chapter 5. Using The Setup Utility, Starting The Setup Utility Program, Viewing And Changing Settings

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

  • Page 40: User Password, Administrator Password, Setting, Changing, And Deleting A Password, Using Security Profile By Device

    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 41: Selecting A Startup Device, Selecting A Temporary Startup Device

    3. Select Security Profile by Device. 4. Select the desired devices and settings and press Enter. 5. Return to the Setup Utility program menu and select Exit and then Save Settings or Save and exit the Setup Utility. Note: If you do not want to save the settings, select Exit the Setup Utility Selecting a startup device If your computer does not start up (boot) from a device such as the CD-ROM, diskette, or hard disk as expected, use one of the following procedures to select a...

  • Page 42: Advanced Settings, Exiting From The Setup Utility Program

    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 43: Chapter 6. Updating System Programs, Using 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 http://www.lenovo.com. 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.

  • Page 44: Updating (flashing) Bios From Your Operating System

    Note: Due to the constant improvements made to the Web site, Web page content (including the links referenced in the following procedure) is subject to change. 1. From your browser, type http://www.lenovo.com/support in the address field and press Enter. 2. Locate the Downloadable files for your machine type as follows: a.

  • Page 45: Chapter 7. Troubleshooting And Diagnostics, Basic Troubleshooting

    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, 2007. electrical outlet. make sure that it is switched on.

  • Page 46: Diagnostic Programs

    Notes: 1. You can download the latest version of the PC-Doctor for Windows or PC-Doctor for DOS diagnostic programs from http://www.lenovo.com/ support/. Type your machine type into the Use Quick Path field and click Go to find the downloadable files that are specific to your computer.

  • Page 47: Pc-doctor For Windows, Pc-doctor For Dos

    PC-Doctor for DOS Depending upon your machine type and model, you have either 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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    3. Repeatedly press and release the F11 key as you turn on the computer. 4. When you hear beeps or see a logo screen, stop pressing the F11 key. The Rescue and Recovery workspace opens. Note: For some models, press the Esc key to enter Rescue and Recovery. 5.

  • Page 49: Pc-doctor For Windows Pe, Cleaning The Mouse, Optical Mouse

    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 50: Non-optical Mouse

    Non-optical mouse The non-optical mouse uses a ball to navigate the pointer. If the pointer on the screen does not move smoothly with the mouse, you might need to clean the mouse. To clean the non-optical mouse: Note: The following illustration might be slightly different from your mouse. 1 Retainer ring 2 Ball 3 Plastic rollers...

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    11. Reconnect the mouse cable to the computer. 12. Turn your computer back on. Chapter 7. Troubleshooting and diagnostics...

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    User Guide...

  • Page 53: Chapter 8. Recovering Software, Creating And Using The Product Recovery Disc

    Chapter 8. Recovering software 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 v Performing backup and recovery operations...

  • Page 54: 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 55: Using The Rescue And Recovery Workspace

    v On a second hard disk installed in your computer v On an externally attached USB hard disk v On a network drive v On recordable CDs or DVDs (a recordable CD or DVD drive is required for this option) After you have backed up your hard disk, you can restore the complete contents of the hard disk, restore selected files only, or restore only the Windows operating system and applications.

  • Page 56: Creating And Using Rescue Media

    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. Attention: If you restore the hard disk from a Rescue and Recovery backup or restore the hard disk to the factory contents, all files on the primary hard disk partition (usually drive C) will be deleted in the recovery process.

  • Page 57: Creating And Using A Recovery Repair Diskette

    1. Start your computer and operating system. 2. Using an Internet browser, go to the following Web address: http://www.lenovo.com/think/support/site.wss/document.do?lndocid=MIGR-54483 3. Insert a diskette into diskette drive A. Information on the diskette will be erased and the diskette will be formatted appropriately.

  • Page 58: Recovering Or Installing Device Drivers

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

  • Page 59: Setting A Rescue Device In The Startup Sequence, Solving Recovery Problems

    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 61: Chapter 9. Getting Information, Help And Service, Information Resources, Online Books Folder, Thinkvantage Productivity Center

    The ThinkVantage Productivity Center program provides information about your computer and easy access to various technologies, such as: v The Rescue and Recovery program v Productivity Center v Client Security Solutions v Factory Recovery v System Updates © Lenovo 2005, 2007. Portions © IBM Corp. 2005, 2007.

  • Page 62: Access Help, Safety And Warranty, Www.lenovo.com, Help And Service

    The Lenovo Web site (www.lenovo.com) provides information and services to help you buy, upgrade, and maintain your computer. You can access up-to-date information for your computer on the Lenovo Web site. From the www.lenovo.com Web site, you can also: v Shop for: –...

  • Page 63: Using The Documentation And Diagnostic Programs, Calling For Service

    For instructions on using the diagnostic programs, see “Diagnostic programs” on page 38. Lenovo maintains pages on the World Wide Web where you can get the latest technical information and download device drivers and updates. To access these pages, go to http://www.lenovo.com/support/ and follow the instructions.

  • Page 64: Using Other Services, Purchasing Additional 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 http://www.lenovo.com. User Guide...

  • Page 65: Appendix A. Manual Modem Commands, Basic At Commands

    Basic AT commands In the following listings, all default settings are printed in bold text. Command DS=n © Lenovo 2005, 2007. Portions © IBM Corp. 2005, 2007. 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 67: 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 68: 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 69: Fax Class 1 Commands, Fax Class 2 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 70: 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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    User Guide...

  • Page 73: 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 74: Television Output Notice, Trademarks

    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 Rescue and Recovery...

  • Page 75: Index

    10, 39, 40 creating 39 PC-Doctor for DOS 38, 39 PC-Doctor for Windows 38, 39 © Lenovo 2005, 2007. Portions © IBM Corp. 2005, 2007. diagnostic (continued) PC-Doctor for Windows PE 38, 41 programs 38 Rescue and Recovery workspace 40, 41...

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    12, 15, 18, 21 introduction v Lenovo web site 54 lighting, glare 3 manual modem commands 57 media, creating and using rescue 48 MNP/V.42/V.42bis/V.44, commands 60 modem commands basic AT 57 Extended AT 59 fax class 1 61...

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    48 Setup Utility 31 utility program, starting 31 video subsystem 12, 15, 18, 21 viewing and changing settings 31 voice, commands 62 warranty information 54 web site, Lenovo 54 workspace, arranging 3 workspace, backup and recovery 47 Index...

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    User Guide...

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    Part Number: 43C6566 Printed in USA (1P) P/N: 43C6566...

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