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Lenovo ThinkCentre M53 Hardware Maintenance Manual

Lenovo ThinkCentre M53 Hardware Maintenance Manual (184 pages)

Brand: Lenovo | Category: Computer Hardware | Size: 8.83 MB
Table of contents
Table Of Contents3................................................................................................................................................................
About This Manual7................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 1. Read This First: Important Safety Information9................................................................................................................................................................
Power Cords And Power Adapters9................................................................................................................................................................
General Safety9................................................................................................................................................................
Electrical Safety10................................................................................................................................................................
Safety Inspection Guide12................................................................................................................................................................
Handling Electrostatic Discharge-sensitive Devices12................................................................................................................................................................
Grounding Requirements13................................................................................................................................................................
Safety Notices (multi-lingual Translations)13................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 2. Product Overview35................................................................................................................................................................
Locations35................................................................................................................................................................
Locating Connectors, Controls, And Indicators On The Front Of Your Computer36................................................................................................................................................................
Locating Connectors On The Rear Of Your Computer37................................................................................................................................................................
Locating Components38................................................................................................................................................................
Locating Major Frus And Crus40................................................................................................................................................................
Locating Parts On The System Board42................................................................................................................................................................
Locating The Machine Type And Model Label43................................................................................................................................................................
Features43................................................................................................................................................................
Specifications47................................................................................................................................................................
Lenovo Programs47................................................................................................................................................................
Accessing Lenovo Programs On The Windows 7 Operating System47................................................................................................................................................................
Accessing Lenovo Programs On The Windows 8.1 Operating System48................................................................................................................................................................
An Introduction To Lenovo Programs49................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 3. Using Your Computer51................................................................................................................................................................
Registering Your Computer51................................................................................................................................................................
Using Keyboard Shortcuts51................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Wheel Mouse52................................................................................................................................................................
Managing Power52................................................................................................................................................................
Advanced Configuration And Power Interface (acpi) Bios52................................................................................................................................................................
Automatic Power-on Features52................................................................................................................................................................
Setting The Computer Volume53................................................................................................................................................................
Setting The Volume From The Desktop53................................................................................................................................................................
Setting The Volume From Control Panel53................................................................................................................................................................
Using A Disc54................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Optical Drive54................................................................................................................................................................
Handling And Storing A Disc54................................................................................................................................................................
Playing And Removing A Disc55................................................................................................................................................................
Recording A Disc55................................................................................................................................................................
Navigating Among Screens On The Windows 8.1 Operating System55................................................................................................................................................................
Accessing Control Panel On The Windows 8.1 Operating System57................................................................................................................................................................
Frequently Asked Questions57................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 4. You And Your Computer59................................................................................................................................................................
Accessibility And Comfort59................................................................................................................................................................
Arranging Your Workspace59................................................................................................................................................................
Comfort59................................................................................................................................................................
Copyright Lenovo59................................................................................................................................................................
Glare And Lighting60................................................................................................................................................................
Air Circulation60................................................................................................................................................................
Electrical Outlets And Cable Lengths60................................................................................................................................................................
Accessibility Information60................................................................................................................................................................
Moving Your Computer To Another Country Or Region64................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 5. Security65................................................................................................................................................................
Attaching A Kensington-style Cable Lock65................................................................................................................................................................
Using Passwords65................................................................................................................................................................
Bios Passwords65................................................................................................................................................................
Windows Passwords66................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Cover Presence Switch66................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Fingerprint Reader66................................................................................................................................................................
Using And Understanding Firewalls67................................................................................................................................................................
Protecting Data Against Viruses67................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 6. Advanced Configuration69................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Setup Utility Program69................................................................................................................................................................
Starting The Setup Utility Program69................................................................................................................................................................
Viewing And Changing Settings69................................................................................................................................................................
Using Bios Passwords70................................................................................................................................................................
Enabling Or Disabling A Device71................................................................................................................................................................
Selecting A Startup Device72................................................................................................................................................................
Enabling Erp Lps Compliance Mode72................................................................................................................................................................
Smart Performance Choices73................................................................................................................................................................
Ice Performance Mode73................................................................................................................................................................
Ice Thermal Alert74................................................................................................................................................................
Exiting The Setup Utility Program74................................................................................................................................................................
Updating Or Recovering The Bios74................................................................................................................................................................
Bios Levels75................................................................................................................................................................
Using System Programs75................................................................................................................................................................
Changing The Bios Settings Before Installing A New Operating System75................................................................................................................................................................
Updating The Bios From A Disc76................................................................................................................................................................
Updating The Bios From Your Operating System77................................................................................................................................................................
Recovering From A Bios Update Failure77................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 7. Preventing Problems79................................................................................................................................................................
Keeping Your Computer Current79................................................................................................................................................................
Getting The Latest Device Drivers For Your Computer79................................................................................................................................................................
Updating Your Operating System79................................................................................................................................................................
Using The System Update Program80................................................................................................................................................................
Cleaning And Maintenance80................................................................................................................................................................
Basics80................................................................................................................................................................
Cleaning Your Computer80................................................................................................................................................................
Good Maintenance Practices81................................................................................................................................................................
Moving Your Computer82................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 8. Troubleshooting And Diagnostics83................................................................................................................................................................
Basic Troubleshooting83................................................................................................................................................................
Troubleshooting Procedure84................................................................................................................................................................
Troubleshooting84................................................................................................................................................................
Audio Problems85................................................................................................................................................................
Cd Problems85................................................................................................................................................................
Dvd Problems86................................................................................................................................................................
Intermittent Problems87................................................................................................................................................................
Hard Disk Drive Problems87................................................................................................................................................................
Problems With The Keyboard Or Mouse88................................................................................................................................................................
Monitor Problems89................................................................................................................................................................
Networking Problems90................................................................................................................................................................
I Have Connected An Option To My Computer, But It Does Not Work92................................................................................................................................................................
Performance And Lockup Problems92................................................................................................................................................................
The Printer Does Not Work93................................................................................................................................................................
Serial Connector Cannot Be Accessed93................................................................................................................................................................
Software Problems93................................................................................................................................................................
My Usb Connectors Cannot Be Accessed94................................................................................................................................................................
Diagnostics94................................................................................................................................................................
Lenovo Solution Center94................................................................................................................................................................
Uefi Diagnostic Program95................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 9. Service Checkout And Symptom-to-fru Index97................................................................................................................................................................
Service Checkout97................................................................................................................................................................
Problem Determination Tips97................................................................................................................................................................
Symptom-to-fru Index98................................................................................................................................................................
Hard Disk Drive Boot Error98................................................................................................................................................................
Power Supply Problems99................................................................................................................................................................
Beep Symptoms99................................................................................................................................................................
Post Error Codes99................................................................................................................................................................
Miscellaneous Error Conditions100................................................................................................................................................................
Undetermined Problems102................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 10. Recovery Information103................................................................................................................................................................
Recovery Information For The Windows 7 Operating System103................................................................................................................................................................
Creating And Using Recovery Media103................................................................................................................................................................
Performing Backup And Recovery Operations104................................................................................................................................................................
Follow The Instructions On The Screen104................................................................................................................................................................
Creating And Using A Rescue Medium106................................................................................................................................................................
Reinstalling Programs And Device Drivers106................................................................................................................................................................
Solving Recovery Problems108................................................................................................................................................................
Recovery Information For The Windows 8.1 Operating System108................................................................................................................................................................
Refreshing Your Computer108................................................................................................................................................................
Resetting Your Computer To The Factory-default Settings108................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Advanced Startup Options109................................................................................................................................................................
Recovering Your Operating System If Windows 8.1 Fails To Start109................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 11. Installing Or Replacing Hardware111................................................................................................................................................................
Handling Static-sensitive Devices111................................................................................................................................................................
Installing Or Replacing Hardware111................................................................................................................................................................
Installing External Options111................................................................................................................................................................
Installing And Removing The Ac Power Adapter Bracket112................................................................................................................................................................
Installing And Removing The Ac Power Adapter113................................................................................................................................................................
Installing And Removing The Vertical Stand115................................................................................................................................................................
Installing And Removing The Vesa Mount Bracket117................................................................................................................................................................
Installing Or Replacing The External Optical Drive119................................................................................................................................................................
Installing Or Replacing The External Hard Disk Drive125................................................................................................................................................................
Removing The Computer Cover131................................................................................................................................................................
Replacing The Microprocessor Fan133................................................................................................................................................................
Replacing The Heat Sink135................................................................................................................................................................
Replacing The Memory Module137................................................................................................................................................................
Installing Or Replacing The Cover Presence Switch138................................................................................................................................................................
Replacing The Internal Speaker139................................................................................................................................................................
Replacing The Power Button Board141................................................................................................................................................................
Replacing The Hard Disk Drive Assembly142................................................................................................................................................................
Replacing The Coin-cell Battery144................................................................................................................................................................
Installing Or Replacing The Wi-fi Card Module145................................................................................................................................................................
Installing And Removing The Front Wi-fi Antenna147................................................................................................................................................................
Installing And Removing The Rear Wi-fi Antenna149................................................................................................................................................................
Replacing The System Board151................................................................................................................................................................
Installing Or Replacing The Keyboard Or Mouse154................................................................................................................................................................
Completing The Parts Replacement155................................................................................................................................................................
Obtaining Device Drivers157................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 12. Getting Information, Help, And Service159................................................................................................................................................................
Information Resources159................................................................................................................................................................
Lenovo Thinkvantage Tools159................................................................................................................................................................
Help And Support159................................................................................................................................................................
Safety And Warranty159................................................................................................................................................................
Lenovo Web Site159................................................................................................................................................................
Lenovo Support Web Site160................................................................................................................................................................
Help And Service160................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Documentation And Diagnostic Program160................................................................................................................................................................
Calling For Service160................................................................................................................................................................
Using Other Services161................................................................................................................................................................
Purchasing Additional Services161................................................................................................................................................................
Appendix A. Regulatory Information163................................................................................................................................................................
Export Classification Notice163................................................................................................................................................................
Electronic Emissions Notices163................................................................................................................................................................
Federal Communications Commission Declaration Of Conformity163................................................................................................................................................................
Eurasian Compliance Mark165................................................................................................................................................................
Brazil Regulatory Notice165................................................................................................................................................................
Mexico Regulatory Notice165................................................................................................................................................................
Additional Regulatory Information165................................................................................................................................................................
Appendix B. Weee And Recycling Information167................................................................................................................................................................
Important Weee Information167................................................................................................................................................................
Recycling Information For Japan167................................................................................................................................................................
Recycling Information For Brazil168................................................................................................................................................................
Battery Recycling Information For Taiwan168................................................................................................................................................................
Battery Recycling Information For The European Union168................................................................................................................................................................
Appendix C. Restriction Of Hazardous Substances Directive (rohs)171................................................................................................................................................................
European Union Rohs171................................................................................................................................................................
China Rohs171................................................................................................................................................................
Turkish Rohs171................................................................................................................................................................
Ukraine Rohs172................................................................................................................................................................
India Rohs172................................................................................................................................................................
Appendix D. China Energy Label173................................................................................................................................................................
Appendix E. Energy Star Model Information175................................................................................................................................................................
Appendix F. Notices177................................................................................................................................................................
Trademarks178................................................................................................................................................................
Index179................................................................................................................................................................

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Lenovo ThinkCentre M53 User Manual

Lenovo ThinkCentre M53 User Manual (150 pages)

Brand: Lenovo | Category: Desktop | Size: 4.88 MB
Table of contents
Table Of Contents3................................................................................................................................................................
Read This First: Important Safety Information7................................................................................................................................................................
Before Using This Manual7................................................................................................................................................................
Service And Upgrades7................................................................................................................................................................
Static Electricity Prevention8................................................................................................................................................................
Power Cords And Power Adapters8................................................................................................................................................................
Extension Cords And Related Devices8................................................................................................................................................................
Plugs And Outlets9................................................................................................................................................................
External Devices9................................................................................................................................................................
Heat And Product Ventilation9................................................................................................................................................................
Operating Environment10................................................................................................................................................................
Laser Compliance Statement10................................................................................................................................................................
Power Supply Statement11................................................................................................................................................................
Cleaning And Maintenance11................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 1. Product Overview13................................................................................................................................................................
Locations13................................................................................................................................................................
Locating Connectors, Controls, And Indicators On The Front Of Your Computer14................................................................................................................................................................
Locating Connectors On The Rear Of Your Computer15................................................................................................................................................................
Locating Components16................................................................................................................................................................
Locating Parts On The System Board18................................................................................................................................................................
Locating The Machine Type And Model Label19................................................................................................................................................................
Features19................................................................................................................................................................
Specifications23................................................................................................................................................................
Lenovo Programs23................................................................................................................................................................
Accessing Lenovo Programs On The Windows 7 Operating System23................................................................................................................................................................
Accessing Lenovo Programs On The Windows 8.1 Operating System24................................................................................................................................................................
An Introduction To Lenovo Programs25................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 2. Using Your Computer27................................................................................................................................................................
Registering Your Computer27................................................................................................................................................................
Using Keyboard Shortcuts27................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Wheel Mouse28................................................................................................................................................................
Managing Power28................................................................................................................................................................
Advanced Configuration And Power Interface (acpi) Bios28................................................................................................................................................................
Automatic Power-on Features28................................................................................................................................................................
Setting The Computer Volume29................................................................................................................................................................
Setting The Volume From The Desktop29................................................................................................................................................................
Setting The Volume From Control Panel29................................................................................................................................................................
Using A Disc30................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Optical Drive30................................................................................................................................................................
Handling And Storing A Disc30................................................................................................................................................................
Playing And Removing A Disc31................................................................................................................................................................
Recording A Disc31................................................................................................................................................................
Navigating Among Screens On The Windows 8.1 Operating System31................................................................................................................................................................
Accessing Control Panel On The Windows 8.1 Operating System33................................................................................................................................................................
Frequently Asked Questions33................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 3. You And Your Computer35................................................................................................................................................................
Accessibility And Comfort35................................................................................................................................................................
Arranging Your Workspace35................................................................................................................................................................
Comfort35................................................................................................................................................................
Glare And Lighting36................................................................................................................................................................
Air Circulation36................................................................................................................................................................
Electrical Outlets And Cable Lengths36................................................................................................................................................................
Accessibility Information36................................................................................................................................................................
Moving Your Computer To Another Country Or Region40................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 4. Security41................................................................................................................................................................
Attaching A Kensington-style Cable Lock41................................................................................................................................................................
Using Passwords41................................................................................................................................................................
Bios Passwords41................................................................................................................................................................
Windows Passwords42................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Cover Presence Switch42................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Fingerprint Reader42................................................................................................................................................................
Using And Understanding Firewalls43................................................................................................................................................................
Protecting Data Against Viruses43................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 5. Advanced Configuration45................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Setup Utility Program45................................................................................................................................................................
Starting The Setup Utility Program45................................................................................................................................................................
Viewing And Changing Settings45................................................................................................................................................................
Using Bios Passwords46................................................................................................................................................................
Enabling Or Disabling A Device47................................................................................................................................................................
Selecting A Startup Device48................................................................................................................................................................
Enabling Erp Lps Compliance Mode48................................................................................................................................................................
Smart Performance Choices49................................................................................................................................................................
Ice Performance Mode49................................................................................................................................................................
Ice Thermal Alert50................................................................................................................................................................
Exiting The Setup Utility Program50................................................................................................................................................................
Updating Or Recovering The Bios50................................................................................................................................................................
Bios Levels51................................................................................................................................................................
Using System Programs51................................................................................................................................................................
Changing The Bios Settings Before Installing A New Operating System51................................................................................................................................................................
Updating The Bios From A Disc52................................................................................................................................................................
Updating The Bios From Your Operating System53................................................................................................................................................................
Recovering From A Bios Update Failure53................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 6. Preventing Problems55................................................................................................................................................................
Keeping Your Computer Current55................................................................................................................................................................
Getting The Latest Device Drivers For Your Computer55................................................................................................................................................................
Updating Your Operating System55................................................................................................................................................................
Using The System Update Program56................................................................................................................................................................
Basics56................................................................................................................................................................
Cleaning Your Computer56................................................................................................................................................................
Good Maintenance Practices57................................................................................................................................................................
Moving Your Computer58................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 7. Troubleshooting And Diagnostics59................................................................................................................................................................
Basic Troubleshooting59................................................................................................................................................................
Troubleshooting Procedure60................................................................................................................................................................
Troubleshooting60................................................................................................................................................................
Audio Problems61................................................................................................................................................................
Cd Problems61................................................................................................................................................................
Dvd Problems62................................................................................................................................................................
Intermittent Problems63................................................................................................................................................................
Hard Disk Drive Problems63................................................................................................................................................................
Problems With The Keyboard Or Mouse64................................................................................................................................................................
Monitor Problems65................................................................................................................................................................
Networking Problems66................................................................................................................................................................
I Have Connected An Option To My Computer, But It Does Not Work68................................................................................................................................................................
Performance And Lockup Problems68................................................................................................................................................................
The Printer Does Not Work69................................................................................................................................................................
Serial Connector Cannot Be Accessed69................................................................................................................................................................
Software Problems69................................................................................................................................................................
My Usb Connectors Cannot Be Accessed70................................................................................................................................................................
Diagnostics70................................................................................................................................................................
Lenovo Solution Center70................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 8. Recovery Information73................................................................................................................................................................
Recovery Information For The Windows 7 Operating System73................................................................................................................................................................
Creating And Using Recovery Media73................................................................................................................................................................
Performing Backup And Recovery Operations74................................................................................................................................................................
Creating And Using A Rescue Medium76................................................................................................................................................................
Reinstalling Programs And Device Drivers76................................................................................................................................................................
Reinstalling Preinstalled Programs And Device Drivers77................................................................................................................................................................
Solving Recovery Problems78................................................................................................................................................................
Recovery Information For The Windows 8.1 Operating System78................................................................................................................................................................
Refreshing Your Computer78................................................................................................................................................................
Resetting Your Computer To The Factory-default Settings78................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Advanced Startup Options79................................................................................................................................................................
Recovering Your Operating System If Windows 8.1 Fails To Start79................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 9. Installing Or Replacing Hardware81................................................................................................................................................................
Handling Static-sensitive Devices81................................................................................................................................................................
Installing Or Replacing Hardware81................................................................................................................................................................
Installing External Options81................................................................................................................................................................
Installing And Removing The Ac Power Adapter Bracket82................................................................................................................................................................
Installing And Removing The Ac Power Adapter83................................................................................................................................................................
Installing And Removing The Vertical Stand85................................................................................................................................................................
Installing And Removing The Vesa Mount Bracket87................................................................................................................................................................
Installing Or Replacing The External Optical Drive89................................................................................................................................................................
Installing Or Replacing The External Hard Disk Drive95................................................................................................................................................................
Removing The Computer Cover101................................................................................................................................................................
Replacing The Microprocessor Fan103................................................................................................................................................................
Replacing The Heat Sink105................................................................................................................................................................
Replacing The Memory Module107................................................................................................................................................................
Installing Or Replacing The Cover Presence Switch108................................................................................................................................................................
Replacing The Internal Speaker109................................................................................................................................................................
Replacing The Power Button Board111................................................................................................................................................................
Replacing The Hard Disk Drive Assembly112................................................................................................................................................................
Replacing The Coin-cell Battery114................................................................................................................................................................
Installing Or Replacing The Wi-fi Card Module115................................................................................................................................................................
Installing And Removing The Front Wi-fi Antenna117................................................................................................................................................................
Installing And Removing The Rear Wi-fi Antenna119................................................................................................................................................................
Installing Or Replacing The Keyboard Or Mouse121................................................................................................................................................................
Completing The Parts Replacement121................................................................................................................................................................
Obtaining Device Drivers123................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 10. Getting Information, Help, And Service125................................................................................................................................................................
Information Resources125................................................................................................................................................................
Lenovo Thinkvantage Tools125................................................................................................................................................................
Help And Support125................................................................................................................................................................
Safety And Warranty125................................................................................................................................................................
Lenovo Web Site125................................................................................................................................................................
Lenovo Support Web Site126................................................................................................................................................................
Help And Service126................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Documentation And Diagnostic Program126................................................................................................................................................................
Calling For Service126................................................................................................................................................................
Using Other Services127................................................................................................................................................................
Purchasing Additional Services127................................................................................................................................................................
Appendix A. Regulatory Information129................................................................................................................................................................
Export Classification Notice129................................................................................................................................................................
Electronic Emissions Notices129................................................................................................................................................................
Federal Communications Commission Declaration Of Conformity129................................................................................................................................................................
Eurasian Compliance Mark131................................................................................................................................................................
Brazil Regulatory Notice131................................................................................................................................................................
Mexico Regulatory Notice131................................................................................................................................................................
Additional Regulatory Information131................................................................................................................................................................
Appendix B. Weee And Recycling Information133................................................................................................................................................................
Important Weee Information133................................................................................................................................................................
Recycling Information For Japan133................................................................................................................................................................
Recycling Information For Brazil134................................................................................................................................................................
Battery Recycling Information For Taiwan134................................................................................................................................................................
Battery Recycling Information For The European Union134................................................................................................................................................................
Appendix C. Restriction Of Hazardous Substances Directive (rohs)137................................................................................................................................................................
European Union Rohs137................................................................................................................................................................
China Rohs137................................................................................................................................................................
Turkish Rohs137................................................................................................................................................................
Copyright Lenovo137................................................................................................................................................................
Ukraine Rohs138................................................................................................................................................................
India Rohs138................................................................................................................................................................
Appendix D. China Energy Label139................................................................................................................................................................
Appendix E. Energy Star Model Information141................................................................................................................................................................
Appendix F. Notices143................................................................................................................................................................
Trademarks144................................................................................................................................................................
Index145................................................................................................................................................................

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