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ThinkPad DVD-ROM Ultrabay Slim

Drive

User’s Guide

ThinkPad DVD-ROM Ultrabay Slim

Drive

User’s Guide

ATTENTION

Before installing this product, read the ThinkPad System Safety Booklet.

NOTE

Before using this information and the product it supports, be sure to read the information under Appendix A, “Service and Support,” Appendix B, “IBM Statement of Limited Warranty - Z125-4753-07 - 11/2002,” and Appendix C, “Notices.”

First Edition (October 2003)

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US Government Users Restricted Rights – Use, duplication or disclosure restricted by GSA ADP Schedule Contract with IBM Corp.

Contents

Safety: Read first. . . . . . . . . . . v

Chapter 1. About the ThinkPad

DVD-ROM Ultrabay Slim Drive . . . . 1-1

Registering your option . . . . . . . . . . 1-1 Product description . . . . . . . . . . . 1-1 Installation requirements. . . . . . . . . . 1-2 Installing the drive. . . . . . . . . . . . 1-2 Locating the drive controls . . . . . . . . . 1-2

Chapter 2. Using the ThinkPad

DVD-ROM Ultrabay Slim Drive . . . . 2-1

Handling and caring for a disc. . . . . . . . 2-1 Caring for the DVD drive . . . . . . . . . 2-1 Loading a disc . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-2 Manually ejecting a disc . . . . . . . . . . 2-2 Using the DVD function . . . . . . . . . . 2-2

Enabling the DMA setting . . . . . . . . 2-3

Installing WinDVD and viewing a DVD movie 2-3

Starting WinDVD .

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Problem solving . .

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Appendix A. Service and Support. .

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Online technical support . . . . . . . .

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Telephone technical support . . . . . . .

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Appendix B. IBM Statement of Limited

Warranty - Z125-4753-07 - 11/2002 .

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Part 2 - Country-unique Terms . . . . . .

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Part 3 - Warranty Information . . . . . .

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Appendix C. Notices . . . . . . .

. C-1

Trademarks . . . . . . . . . . . . . . C-2

Electronic emission notices . . . . . . . .

. C-2

Federal Communications Commission (FCC)

 

statement. . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Safety: Read first

Before installing this product, read the Safety Information.

Antes de instalar este produto, leia as Informações de Segurança.

Pred instalací tohoto produktu si prectete prírucku bezpecnostních instrukcí.

Læs sikkerhedsforskrifterne, før du installerer dette produkt.

Ennen kuin asennat tämän tuotteen, lue turvaohjeet kohdasta Safety Information. Avant d’installer ce produit, lisez les consignes de sécurité.

Vor der Installation dieses Produkts die Sicherheitshinweise lesen.

Prima di installare questo prodotto, leggere le Informazioni sulla Sicurezza.

Lees voordat u dit product installeert eerst de veiligheidsvoorschriften.

Les sikkerhetsinformasjonen (Safety Information) før du installerer dette produktet.

Antes de instalar este produto, leia as Informações sobre Segurança.

Antes de instalar este producto lea la información de seguridad.

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Läs säkerhetsinformationen innan du installerar den här produkten.

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Chapter 1. About the ThinkPad DVD-ROM Ultrabay Slim Drive

This chapter provides information on registering and installing the IBM® ThinkPad® DVD-ROM UltrabaySlim Drive. This user’s guide is available on the

Software and User’s Guide CD in the following languages:

vBrazilian Portuguese

vCzechoslovakian

vEnglish

vFrench

vGerman

vItalian

vJapanese

vSimplified Chinese

vSlovak

vSpanish

vTraditional Chinese

vTurkish

The appendixes of this guide contain warranty information and legal notices.

Registering your option

Thank you for purchasing this IBM® product. Please take a few moments to register your product and provide us with information that will help IBM to better serve you in the future. Your feedback is valuable to us in developing products and services that are important to you, as well as in developing better ways to communicate with you. Register your option on the IBM Web site at

http://www.ibm.com/pc/register/

IBM will send you information and updates on your registered product unless you indicate on the Web site questionnaire that you do not want to receive further information.

Product description

The IBM ThinkPad DVD-ROM Ultrabay Slim Drive can read from CD-RW and CD-Recordable (CD-R) discs and mass-produced, stamped CDs and DVDs. The drive can also read DVD-RAM, DVD-R, and DVD-RW formatted media.

CD media can be read at 24X Max speeds, while DVD media can be read at 8X Max speeds.

In addition to this user’s guide, you should have received the following:

vThinkPad DVD-ROM Ultrabay Slim Drive

vCarrying case

vSoftware and User’s Guide CD

vLaser Safety Guide

vQuick Reference Guide

Note: Your kit might also contain an update diskette for IBM DVD software.

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Contact your place of purchase if an item is missing or damaged. Be sure to retain your proof of purchase. It might be required to receive warranty service. See Appendix A, “Service and Support,” on page A-1 for technical support information.

Installation requirements

To install the DVD drive, your ThinkPad computer must contain the following requirements:

vThinkPad system with an Ultrabay Slim Drive or

vThinkPad Dock or Dock II with a ThinkPad Slim Drive Adapter for Ultrabay 2000 option

vMicrosoft® Windows® XP or Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional operating system

Note: IBM offers limited support for computers with Microsoft Windows 95,

Microsoft Windows 98, Microsoft Windows Millennium Edition (Me), or

Microsoft Windows NT desktop operating systems.

Installing the drive

Your ThinkPad computer includes a help system, Access ThinkPad, that provides drive installation instructions specific to your computer. To correctly install the DVD drive into the Ultrabay Slim drive bay, use the instructions given in the Access ThinkPad help system.

Locating the drive controls

Please refer to the ThinkPad user’s guide for instructions on locating the drive controls.

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Chapter 2. Using the ThinkPad DVD-ROM Ultrabay Slim Drive

This chapter provides information on how to handle, load, and care for DVDs and CDs and how to care for your DVD drive.

Handling and caring for a disc

Carefully handle and clean discs so that they remain readable. You can prolong the life of your discs by using the following precautions:

vAlways store discs in their original packaging.

vAlways store discs out of direct sunlight.

vAlways store discs away from direct heat sources.

vRemove discs from the computer when not in use.

vDO NOT force discs into the computer/packaging.

vDO NOT bend or flex discs.

vCheck discs for cracks BEFORE each use.

IMPORTANT: DO NOT use discs that are cracked.

Attention: Wiping a disc using a circular motion can cause data loss.

vHandle discs by the edges or the center hole. Do not touch the surface of discs.

vTo remove dust or fingerprints, wipe discs from the center to the edge with a soft, lint-free cloth.

vDo not write on the surface of discs.

vDo not use commercial cleaners to clean discs.

Caring for the DVD drive

To protect your drive during operation, observe the following precautions:

vRemove the disc from the drive before moving the drive.

vDo not insert foreign objects into the drive.

vDo not stack objects on the drive.

vDo not remove the drive cover or attempt to service the drive.

vDo not operate the drive under any of the following conditions:

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