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UltraslimBay DVD Drive

User's Guide

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First

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(August

1998)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Contents

Part

1. Using

the

DVD Drive

. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1.-1. .

Installing

 

the

DVD

Drive

in

the

UltraslimBay

 

. . . . . . .

1.-2 .

 

Installing

 

the

Hot/Warm Swap

Driver

(ThinkPad

600

Only)

. .

1-3

 

Installing

 

the

Display

Driver

(ThinkPad

600

Only)

. . . . . .

1.-4

 

Installing Programs

 

 

 

. . . . . . . . . . 1.-6 . . . . . . . . . . .

 

Viewing

a

 

DVD

Movie

 

. . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1-8. . . . .

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Part 2.

 

Appendixes

 

 

. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2-1 . .

Appendix

A. Help

and

Service

Information

 

 

. . . . . . .

2.-1 .

 

Step 1.

Problem Solving

 

 

. . . . . . . . . 2-1. . . . . . . . . .

 

Step

2.

 

Preparing

for

the

Call . . . . . . . . . . . . .2-2 . . . .

Step

3.

 

Placing

the

Call

to

IBM

. . . . . . . . . . . .2-.2 . . .

 

Appendix B.

Product Warranty

 

 

 

. . . . . . . 2-3. . . . . . . .

 

Appendix C.

Notices

 

 

. . . . . . . . . .2-6 . . . . . . . . . . .

 

Copyright IBM Corp. 1998

iii

iv

The

UltraslimBay

DVD

drive

 

(hereafter called

DVD

drive

 

) supports the

ThinkPad

600

series

computer,

 

including

 

the 600 or 600E in the

 

Windows

95

or

Windows

98

 

environment.

To

use

 

the

DVD

drive

in

your

 

computer,

you

need

to

 

install

 

the

 

software

programs

after

 

inserting

the

 

DVD

drive

into

the

 

UltraslimBay.

This

book

explains

how

 

to

install

the

DVD

drive

and

software

programs.

 

 

 

 

 

DVD Movie

Playback

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

This

UltraslimBay

DVD

drive

is

 

available

for

the

ThinkPad

600E

 

and

 

ThinkPad

600

systems.

The

ThinkPad

600E

systems

use

the

 

Pentium

II

300-MHz

processor

 

with

 

the

advanced

 

graphics

port

 

(AGP)

and

 

a

video

chip

 

with

 

motion

 

compensation

for

DVD

 

movie

playback.

To

view

movies

 

on

a

 

ThinkPad

600

model

other

 

than

the

600E

model,

you

 

need

 

a

DVD

 

adapter,

such

as

a

MARGI

Systems DVD-to-Go

MPEG-2

 

DVD

 

PCMCIA

adapter.

This

 

 

 

adapter

takes

advantage

of

 

the

 

existing

Zoom

Video port

on

the

ThinkPad

600

system.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Part

1.

Using

the

DVD

Drive

Before

you

begin

the

installation,

make sure

that the

following

items

are

included

in

your option package:

 

 

 

 

DVD

drive

 

DVD Software CD-ROM

(includes

software

programs for

DVD

movies)

 

Hot/Warm Swap

Driver

CD-ROM

(includes

the hot/warm

swap

driver)

 

This user's guide

Display Driver Diskette (NM2160) for Windows 98/95 (includes the display driver)

Note:

You

can

check

which

 

version

of

Windows 95

you

are

using by doing

 

the

following:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1. Click

on

Start

,

move the cursor toSettings

,

and

then

click on

 

 

Control Panel

.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2.

Double-click

on

 

System .

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Read the

numbers under “System.”

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

4.00.950B

means

that

it

is

Windows

95

OSR2.0

or

OSR2.1.

 

 

4.00.950C

means

that

it

is

Windows

95

OSR2.5.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Copyright IBM Corp. 1998

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