Lenovo 7032, Personal Computer user guide

Reinstalling preinstalled applications and device

drivers ... ... ... ... .

Reinstalling software programs ... . . .

Reinstalling device drivers ... ... .

Solving recovery problems ... ... .

Chapter 7. Using the Setup Utility

program ... ... ... ...

Starting the Setup Utility program ... . . .

Viewing and changing settings ... ...

Using passwords... ... ... . .

Password considerations ... ... .

Power-On Password ... ... . .

Administrator Password ... ... .

Hard Disk Password... ... . . .

Setting, changing, and deleting a password .

Erasing lost or forgotten passwords (clearing

CMOS) ... ... ... ...

Enabling or disabling a device ... ...

Selecting a startup device ... ... . .

Selecting a temporary startup device . . . .

Selecting or changing the startup device

sequence ... ... ... . . .

Enabling ErP compliance mode ... ...

Smart performance choices ... ... .

Exiting from the Setup Utility program ... .

Chapter 8. Updating system

programs ... ... ... . . .

Using system programs ... ... . .

Updating (flashing) the BIOS from a disc . . .

Updating (flashing) the BIOS from your operating

system ... ... ... ... .

Recovering from a POST/BIOS update failure .

Chapter 9. Preventing problems . . .

Keeping your computer current ... ...

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Getting the latest device drivers for your

computer ... ... ... .

Updating your operating system . . . .

Using System Update ... ...

Cleaning and maintenance ... ...

Basics ... ... ... . .

Cleaning your computer ... . . .

Good maintenance practices ... .

Moving your computer ... ... .

Chapter 10. Troubleshooting and

diagnostics ... ... ... . .

Basic troubleshooting ... ... .

Troubleshooting procedure ... . . .

Troubleshooting ... ... . . .

Audio problems ... ... .

CD problems ... ... . .

DVD problems ... ... . .

Intermittent problems ... . . .

Keyboard, mouse, or pointing device

problems ... ... ...

Monitor problems... ... .

Networking problems ... . . .

Option problems ... ... .

Performance and lockup problems . .

Printer problems ... ... .

Serial port problems... ...

Software problems ... ...

USB problems ... ... . .

Diagnostic programs ... ... .

Lenovo ThinkVantage Toolbox . . . .

PC-Doctor for DOS ... ...

Chapter 11. Getting information,

help, and service ... ... . .

Information resources ... ... . .

Lenovo ThinkVantage Tools ... . .

ThinkVantage Productivity Center . . .

Lenovo Welcome ... ... . .

Help and Support... ... . .

Safety and Warranty... ... .

Lenovo Support Web site... . . .

Help and service ... ... ...

Using the documentation and diagnostic

programs ... ... ... .

Calling for service... ... . .

Using other services ... ...

Purchasing additional services . . . .

Appendix A. Regulatory

information ... ... ... .

Export classification notice ... ... . .

Television output notice ... ... . . .

EU-EMC Directive (2004/108/EC) EN 55022 class

B Statement of Compliance ... ... .

Japanese VCCI Class B statement ... . . .

Japanese compliance for products less than or

equal toA per phase ... ... . . .

Additional regulatory information ... . . .

Appendix B. WEEE and recycling

statements ... ... ... .

Copyright Lenovo 2011

European Union (EU) WEEE statement ... .

Japan recycling statements ... ... .

Appendix C. Power cord notice. . .

Appendix D. Notices ... ...

Trademarks ... ... ... ...

Index... ... ... ... .

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Important safety information

Before using this manual, be sure to read and understand all the related safety information for this product. Refer to the information in this section and the safety information in the ThinkCentre Safety and Warranty Guide that you received with this product. Reading and understanding this safety information reduces the risk of personal injury and damage to your product.

If you no longer have a copy of the ThinkCentre Safety and Warranty Guide, you can obtain a Portable

Lenovo Support Web site also provides the ThinkCentre Safety and Warranty Guide and this ThinkCentre

User Guide in additional languages.

Service and upgrades

Do not attempt to service a product yourself unless instructed to do so by the Customer Support Center or your documentation. Only use a Service Provider who is approved to repair your particular product.

Note: Some computer parts can be upgraded or replaced by the customer. Upgrades typically are referred to as options. Replacement parts approved for customer installation are referred to as Customer

Replaceable Units, or CRUs. Lenovo provides documentation with instructions when it is appropriate for customers to install options or replace CRUs. You must closely follow all instructions when installing or replacing parts. The Off state of a power indicator does not necessarily mean that voltage levels inside a product are zero. Before you remove the covers from a product equipped with a power cord, always make sure that the power is turned off and that the product is unplugged from any power source. For more information on CRUs, refer to the ThinkCentre User Guide for this product. If you have any questions or concerns, contact the Customer Support Center.

Although there are no moving parts in your computer after the power cord has been disconnected, the following warnings are required for your safety.

Hazardous moving parts. Keep fingers and other body parts away.

Before replacing any CRUs, turn off the computer and wait three to five minutes to let the computer cool before opening the cover.

Static electricity prevention

Static electricity, although harmless to you, can seriously damage computer components and options.

Improper handling of static-sensitive parts can cause damage to the part. When you unpac