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== Troubleshooting ==
 
If you are not sure what is wrong with your Lenovo, head over to the [http://www.ifixit.com/Wiki/Troubleshooting_Lenovo_Essential_G560|Lenovohttp://www.ifixit.com/Wiki/Lenovo_Essential_G560_Troubleshooting|Lenovo Essential G560 Troubleshooting Guide].
If you are not sure what is wrong with your Lenovo, head over to the [http://www.ifixit.com/Wiki/Troubleshooting_Lenovo_Essential_G560|Lenovohttp://www.ifixit.com/Wiki/Lenovo_Essential_G560_Troubleshooting|Lenovo Essential G560 Troubleshooting Guide].
 
== Identification and Background ==
The Lenovo Essential G560 is part of the G series from Lenovo, which features easy-to-use laptops for home use. It can be identified by the webcam above the screen and full keyboard with number pad.
 
This laptop is not very difficult to repair. Once the back panel is off, the rest of the components are not difficult to remove and replace,replace if necessary. Most parts that can be replaced can be purchased from an electronics store, with the exception of the keyboard. The keyboard should be purchased directly from Lenovo, as they make specific keyboards for each model.
This laptop is not very difficult to repair. Once the back panel is off, the rest of the components are not difficult to remove and replace,replace if necessary. Most parts that can be replaced can be purchased from an electronics store, with the exception of the keyboard. The keyboard should be purchased directly from Lenovo, as they make specific keyboards for each model.
 
== Tech Specs ==
'''CPU'''
 
Intel® Core™ i5-520M (2.40GHz, 3MB Cache)This laptop comes with one of the following CPUs, depending on the model purchased
Intel® Core™ i5-520M (2.40GHz, 3MB Cache)This laptop comes with one of the following CPUs, depending on the model purchased
 
Intel®* Intel® Core™ i5-520M (2.40GHz, 3MB Cache)
* Intel®
Core™ i5-430M (2.26GHz, 3MB Cache)

Intel®

* Intel®
Core™ i3-350M (2.26GHz, 3MB Cache)

Intel®

* Intel®
Core™ i3-330M (2.13GHz, 3MB Cache)

Intel®

* Intel®
Core™ Pentium-P6200 (2.13GHz, 3MB Cache)
Intel®* Intel® Core™ i5-520M (2.40GHz, 3MB Cache)
* Intel®
Core™ i5-430M (2.26GHz, 3MB Cache)

Intel®

* Intel®
Core™ i3-350M (2.26GHz, 3MB Cache)

Intel®

* Intel®
Core™ i3-330M (2.13GHz, 3MB Cache)

Intel®

* Intel®
Core™ Pentium-P6200 (2.13GHz, 3MB Cache)
 
'''Operating System'''
 
Windows®* Windows® 7 Home Premium
Windows®* Windows® 7 Home Premium
 
'''Memory'''
 
2GB,* 2GB
*
4GB (DDR3)
2GB,* 2GB
*
4GB (DDR3)
 
'''Graphics'''
 
Intel®* Intel® HD Graphics (integrated)
Intel®* Intel® HD Graphics (integrated)
 
'''Dimensions'''
 
376.8mm* 376.8mm x 249.8mm x 34.9mm (14.8" x 9.8" x 1.37")
376.8mm* 376.8mm x 249.8mm x 34.9mm (14.8" x 9.8" x 1.37")
 
'''Optical Drive'''
 
Tray-in* Tray-in DVD reader/writer
Tray-in* Tray-in DVD reader/writer
 
'''Camera'''
 
2.0MP* 2.0MP integrated webcam
2.0MP* 2.0MP integrated webcam
 
'''Display'''
 
15.6* 15.6" LED backlit HD VibrantView display (16:9 widescreen)
15.6* 15.6" LED backlit HD VibrantView display (16:9 widescreen)
 
'''Weight'''
 
2.6* 2.6 kgs (5.73 lbs)
2.6* 2.6 kgs (5.73 lbs)
 
'''I/O Ports'''
 
2* 2 USB 2.0 ports
* 1 eSATA/USB combo port
* ExpressCard/34 slot (optional)
* Headphone jack
* Mic jack
* VGA port
* HDMI port
* RJ-45
* 5-in-1 card reader (MMC/MS/MS-Pro/SD/xD-PC) Storage
* 250GB, 320GB, 500GB (5,400 rpm)
2* 2 USB 2.0 ports
* 1 eSATA/USB combo port
* ExpressCard/34 slot (optional)
* Headphone jack
* Mic jack
* VGA port
* HDMI port
* RJ-45
* 5-in-1 card reader (MMC/MS/MS-Pro/SD/xD-PC) Storage
* 250GB, 320GB, 500GB (5,400 rpm)
 
1 eSATA/USB combo port'''Wireless Connectivity'''
1 eSATA/USB combo port'''Wireless Connectivity'''
 
ExpressCard/34 slot (optional)* b/g/n wireless 10/100 Mbps Ethernet
ExpressCard/34 slot (optional)* b/g/n wireless 10/100 Mbps Ethernet
 
Headphone jack'''Keyboard'''
Headphone jack'''Keyboard'''
 
Mic jack* Full-size ergonomic keyboard
Mic jack* Full-size ergonomic keyboard
 
VGA port'''Battery Life'''
VGA port'''Battery Life'''
 
HDMI port* Up to 4 hours / 6-cell battery
HDMI port* Up to 4 hours / 6-cell battery
 
RJ-45== Additional Information ==
RJ-45== Additional Information ==
 
5-in-1 card reader (MMC/MS/MS-Pro/SD/xD-PC)

'''Storage'''

250GB, 320GB, 500GB (5,400 rpm)

'''Wireless Connectivity'''

11 b/g/n wireless

10/100 Mbps Ethernet

'''Keyboard'''

Full-size ergonomic keyboard

'''Battery Life
'''For more information about this laptop, please visit the following links.'''
5-in-1 card reader (MMC/MS/MS-Pro/SD/xD-PC)

'''Storage'''

250GB, 320GB, 500GB (5,400 rpm)

'''Wireless Connectivity'''

11 b/g/n wireless

10/100 Mbps Ethernet

'''Keyboard'''

Full-size ergonomic keyboard

'''Battery Life
'''For more information about this laptop, please visit the following links.'''
 
Up to 4 hours / 6-cell battery* [http://www.notebookreview.com/default.asp?newsID=5860|Notebook Review: Lenovo Essential G560]
* [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lenovo_Essential_laptops|Wikipedia: Lenovo Essential Laptops]
* [http://www.amazon.com/Lenovo-Series-067999U-Laptop-Black/dp/B0040X4LZI|Amazon]
Up to 4 hours / 6-cell battery* [http://www.notebookreview.com/default.asp?newsID=5860|Notebook Review: Lenovo Essential G560]
* [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lenovo_Essential_laptops|Wikipedia: Lenovo Essential Laptops]
* [http://www.amazon.com/Lenovo-Series-067999U-Laptop-Black/dp/B0040X4LZI|Amazon]

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