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Using Your ThinkPad in the Classroom

These are step-by-step instructions on how to hook up your ThinkPad and use the AV equipment to display items in the main classrooms.
If you still have any problems, contact Machele (5532) or Yip (4985).

Note: Click on the thumbnails for a larger pictures.

1. Hook your ThinkPad up and turn it on using the computer cable and power cords found in the plastic drawer under the overhead projector.
2. Begin by pressing the Sart button on the Start Screen as shown right. (If the screen is not on, activate it by gently touching it anywhere on the screen.)
3. The main menu should now come up.

4. Turn the projector on by doing the following:

4a. Press the Video Projector Button found at the top of the Main Menu.
4b. The Projector Menu should now be seen.
4c. Press the ON button found at the upper left. The On button will turn blue and the Off button will turn white.
4d. Exit the Projector Menu by pressing the Exit Bar.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

5. Watch the projector lens for a blue glow. This tells you that the projector has warmed up and is ready to be used.
6. Select your Source for the projector (in this case, the Computer) from the choices on the left of the Main Menu.
7. Your Main Menu area should now have an image of the ThinkPad on it.

8. At this point, you should have your computer image on the large screen. If you don't, press <Fn+F7> on your ThinkPad. This toggles the display through three configurations; 1)on your computer only, 2) on the screen only and 3) on both.

9. When you are finished, turn the projector off by doing the following:
9a. Press the Video Projector Button found at the top of the Main Menu.
9b. Press the Projector Off button found in the upper right of the Projector Menu.
9d. Exit the Projector Menu by pressing the Exit Bar.
10. Exit the Main Menu by pressing the Exit Button in the lower left corner.
11. Turn the system off by pressing the System Off Button on the Start Screen.
12. Turn off your ThinkPad and return the cables to the plastic drawer.

 

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