Using the documentation and diagnostic programs
If you experience a problem with your computer, see Chapter 7, “Troubleshooting
and diagnostics,” on page 27. For information on additional resources to help you
troubleshoot your computer problem, see “Information resources” on page 41.
If you suspect a software problem, see the documentation, including README
files and online help, that comes with the operating system or application program.
Most computers come with a set of diagnostic programs that you can use to help
you identify hardware problems. For instructions on using the diagnostic
programs, see “Diagnostic programs” on page 28.
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.
Calling for service
During the warranty period you can get help and information by telephone
through the Customer Support Center.
These services are available during the warranty period:
v Problem determination - Trained personnel are available to assist you with
determining a hardware problem and deciding what action is necessary to fix
v Hardware repair - If the problem is caused by hardware under warranty, trained
service personnel are available to provide the applicable level of service.
v Engineering Change management - There might be changes that are required
after a product has been sold. Lenovo or your reseller will make selected
Engineering Changes (ECs) available that apply to your hardware.
items are not covered by the warranty.
v Replacement or use of parts not manufactured for or by Lenovo or
non-warranted Lenovo parts
v Identification of software problem sources
v Configuration of BIOS as part of an installation or upgrade
v Changes, modifications, or upgrades to device drivers
v Installation and maintenance of network operating systems (NOS)
v Installation and maintenance of application programs
to the safety and warranty information that is provided with your computer
for a complete explanation of warranty terms. You must retain your proof of
purchase to obtain warranty service.
For a list of service and support phone numbers for your country or region, go to
http://www.lenovo.com/support/ and click Support phone list or refer to the
safety and warranty information provided with your computer.
Note: Phone numbers are subject to change without notice. If the number for your
country or region is not provided, contact your Lenovo reseller or Lenovo
If possible, be at your computer when you call. Have the following information
v Machine type and model
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