ThinkPad Training. Getting to Know Your New ThinkPad. Topics. Getting Starting with your ThinkPad Caring for your ThinkPad Maintaining your ThinkPad Extending Battery Life Backup, Backup, Backup your data Wireless and Internet Connections Returning your ThinkPad Getting Help.
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Getting to Know Your New ThinkPad
Power On Your ThinkPad with theSilverbutton at the top of the keyboard
Pointing Stick: Move cursor around with your index finger
Center button is for scrolling
around with your index finger
Left and right mouse
Left and right mouse button clicks
Your ThinkPad comes equipped with the blue button called, ThinkVantage. This buttonthat has several important functions:
NOTE: T60’s Bluetooth is turned off by default when you get your ThinkPad.
Do not use the Power button to shut down your ThinkPad!
Use Shut Down from the Start Menu instead.
Avoid extreme temperatures.
Carrying your computer
When carrying your computer, follow these instructions to prevent possible damage to your computer and data:
Carrying your computer (con’t)
Cleaning your computer
You should occasionally clean your computer as follows:
The amount of battery power consumed by your computer depends on such conditions as how often you use it, the operating temperature, and the period in storage (if unused). The following tips can help you to extend the life of your battery:
The Home Directory (H: Drive)
Each Student at the University is given access to a secure, user specific network drive called the
Home Directory (H: Drive).
Data stored on the H: drive is stored on a network server and is pulled down when you log onto the computer. This allows you the flexibility to retrieve your information on any of the computers on the SCSU network, once you have logged on the computer as yourself.
Accessing the H: Drive is no different from accessing a floppy disk or a jump/flash drive. Your H: drive can be found under the network drives on My Computer, or you can pull it up from various applications
using the open or save commands.
**Please note, to access your H drive, you must be connected to SCSU network. Therefore you cannot connect to your H: Drive off campus.