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I recently purchased a new HP Pavilion laptop with Windows 10 and during the setup process it asked me to set up a password or a pin. I opted to select a pin. I also have a Toshiba laptop with Windows 10 (originally Windows 7) and I use a password to access that computer, however I would like to change that password to a pin but am hesitant to do so. The reason is:

The older Toshiba laptop had a desktop background picture and when I setup my new HP Pavilion laptop I selected a picture from the options available. Later, when I logged in to the older Toshiba the desktop picture had changed to match the picture on my new HP Pavilion. As a result I am nervous about changing the password to a pin. I want to use the same pin on both computers. Can I change the password to a pin without any difficulty?

A google search indicated I should go into my account and first select a pin and then delete the old password. Is this correct?

I probably asked the incorrect question in the title of this post but can't change it.

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Processor Count: 4
RAM: 6055 Mb
Graphics Card: Intel(R) HD Graphics 3000, -1988 Mb
Hard Drives: C: 681 GB (617 GB Free);
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So I?m running an MSI FM2 a55m e33 board, I had a dual core processor, just recently tried to upgrade to a 2.8 quad core, so I put in the processor, went to turn on my pc, and nothing happened. It powered on, screen stayed black. I had a gtx460, and I had a 450w psu, then I realized the gtx460, needs a 500w power supply and upgrading to a quad core sucking more power out, I possibly fried my videocard? Or motherboard? Bought a Used ASUS P5K motherboard, bought a 650w power supply, and an ati Radeon HD 6870, tried to set that up with the MSI board cause it?s a better board, powered on, and it powered on, didn?t display anything, and wouldn?t read the hard drive. Switched boards to the ASUS, and the psu clicks and shuts off right after I turn it on. ? At a loss and frustrated help?
 
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I purchased T480 (Type 20L5, 20L6) Laptop (ThinkPad) just a week back and the text displaying on my screen is blurred. OS is windows 10. Is there any fixes to this or could be it an issue with the display card. I tried updating the drivers and various solutions online but the text is still blurred. Please help Regards,Fawaz
So I?m running an MSI FM2 a55m e33 board, I had a dual core processor, just recently tried to upgrade to a 2.8 quad core, so I put in the processor, went to turn on my pc, and nothing happened. It powered on, screen stayed black. I had a gtx460, and I had a 450w psu, then I realized the gtx460, needs a 500w power supply and upgrading to a quad core sucking more power out, I possibly fried my videocard? Or motherboard? Bought a Used ASUS P5K motherboard, bought a 650w power supply, and an ati Radeon HD 6870, tried to set that up with the MSI board cause it?s a better board, powered on, and it powered on, didn?t display anything, and wouldn?t read the hard drive. Switched boards to the ASUS, and the psu clicks and shuts off right after I turn it on. ? At a loss and frustrated help?
 
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Have a Yoga 920 which is definitely out of warranty.  That said, two or five times a day, my wifi drops, indicating that no wifi connections are available.  I have a dual band router and USUALLY within 30 second or more, the connection is re-established.  Sometimes it connects to the 5.0 mh, sometimes switches connections to the 2.4.  I am fairly convinced that it is the laptop problem rather than my router, since during the outage, the indication is that "no connections are available" and i usually have 2 or three neighbors who show up on the list, including a access point provided by my cable provider.  the fact that it cannot see any of these leads me to believe it is the laptop I have run Lenovo hardware scans and it has found no hardware problems.  I have updated the wifi driver, and this has not resolved it.  roaming aggressiveness is set to Medium (3).   because it happens intermittently, i am not sure how to demonstrate this.  Would best guess be to replace the wifi card?  and if i were to purchase a new one, is this a soldered connection, or if i open up the bottom of the laptop, is it pretty much plug and play?  when it is working there is no problem at all, and the outage only lasts, as indicated for less than a minute and comes back. I am line of sight of the router and less than 15 feet, aso by all indication obtain a good strong wifi signal.
After recent updates (early July 2019) through Lenovo Vantage and Windows Updates, my screen color/tone flickers constantly, especially more so when it is connected to power. Here is a video of my laptop demonstrating the flickering: https://youtu.be/FW1WvNMW3FM I have scoured through screen brightness, night light, screen contrast, energy saving options, reinstalled Intel HD Graphics driver, etc etc through control panel trying to troubleshoot it myself but to no solution.  Please help!
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A friend ofmine received a text message on his phone, stating..." Your account has been closed permanently". Included in the message was his phone number. This message was (supposedly) from Microsoft. I was told once, that Microsoft wouldn't ever contact a user of Microsoft products. And that having any contact with Microsoft would be initiated from the user.
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hallo, im using lenovo g40-45 amd A6 with r4 radeon.. i have problem with my RAM memory, it cause lag to my Disk with 100% disk usage. my OS is win10 1903. my system and bios shows 4GB on 2 slot(2GB and 2GB) but it shows 1.7GB usable. i've try to switch and it show 4GB but after i restart my laptop it show 1.7GB again.. can you help me to solve this problem? thanks for help   
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I am trying to access a word document that I wrote 22 years ago and at the time I used the word encryption that was available then to protect it. The password used was probably quite basic but of course I can't remember it. Has anyone got any ideas of how I might access this Word.doc
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Is it a problem if my screw is missing while sending it for repair?
Brand new, I just got it an hour ago, I let the lenovo app update the BIOS, as it recommended, at the end it shut down and it staryted beeping, now it won't boot anymore. It beeps 5 times whenever I press the power bnutton. Any idea? Or do I go ahead and return it?













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I loaded Windows 10 on my old acer notebook and it is clearly too much for this little guy to handle. What would be the best OS for this Aspire?
Our Acer Aspire One specifications:

1.6GHz N270 Intel Atom Processor.
1GB DDR2 533MHz.
Windows XP Home SP3.
8.9? 1024 x 600 WSVGA glossy LED backlit display.
120GB 2.5? 5400RPM Hitachi Hard Drive (with SDHC storage expansion slot)
802.11b/g Atheros Wireless.
3-Cell 23Wh battery.
Size: 9.75? x 6.625? x 1.28?

 
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My laptop suddenly shutdown when i was using it(in ac power) but its backlit keyboard is still lighten
I tried holding power button(and power button with fn key) for 30 seconds but it wont turn off or restart,since the battery is built-in i cant remove it
I think it is occured due to fluctuations of my home ac power,
So Anyone please help me
 
I built this pc about 2 months ago with some amazing parts with running it for several years in mind, The problem is that when I'm doing anything on the pc it will randomly shut off the buttons on top of the pc, the fans, graphics card, and I'm assuming the CPU, its still on because the motherboard lights up and the water cooler still works plus I have a blue light up top that tells me its still turned on, if I move the pc everything turns back on, I decided to open it up to check loose connectors and didn't find any and I found a loose screw at the bottom of my case stuck in the HDD bay (there is no HDDs or SDDs there I have an m.2 drive), I've tried and can't find the problem myself.
Specs:
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 10 Home, 64 bit
Processor: AMD Ryzen 7 2700 Eight-Core Processor, AMD64 Family 23 Model 8 Stepping 2
Processor Count: 16
RAM: 8138 Mb
Graphics Card: Radeon RX 590 Series, -1 Mb
Hard Drives: C: 930 GB (319 GB Free);
Motherboard: Gigabyte Technology Co., Ltd., B450 AORUS PRO WIFI-CF
Power supply: EVGA - SuperNOVA G3 650 W 80+ Gold Certified Fully-Modular ATX Power Supply
Antivirus: Windows Defender, Enabled and Updated
 
Is it possible to upgrade the i5 to an i7 w/ the existing motherboard?It's a perfectly fine laptop for what we use it for, just needs to be more responsive so looking to upgrade the cpu.  Any suggestions would be appreciated.Thanks.
I just ran Lenovo System update on Thinkpad T440P and it proceeded to install updates and rebooted.It never woke up again.Laptop was on power, and left on for about 40 min. after reboot. It powers up, LED on the power button is green, HDD spins up, CPU fan is working, but the spash screen doesn't display.No beeps, no HDD activity... Can somebody help?
I have found how to reduce the entries for most of the Defaults in File Manger.

I would like to remove "3D Objects, Music and Videos" under This PC and "media" entries and the same ones that listed one the right and left areas?


 
Hey there,i've asked here before but nobody answered that question. Some time ago installed debian on the Thinkpad. When i did that, the laptop took a long time to boot (like 5 seconds before it even posts!) and it still does. I tried formatting the SSD and reinstalling Windows and i tried updating the BIOS.
Not that it's a big deal but I just realized my new X1C7 doesn't have the Micro SD slot like my 6th gen does.  I have the preconfigured i7 16gb 256gb model and looking at all the preconfigured ones I see no mention of whether they have it.  I do see where when you build your own there's the option of WWAN which I guess would require a SIM slot which is where the Micro SD is but even then it doesn't mention getting Mirco SD.  
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I'm experiencing an quite unique error or situation on windows 7 on my DELL XPS laptop, the problem is that every change made after January 12th is reverted after system shutdown, it doesn't save changes made to msconfig, desktop personalizations even user
accounts! . This is the first time that I face a problem like this, I'm running Windows 7 on a SSD and for this reason system restore is off so I can't retore my system to a previous state. Help please i got no idea of how to deal with this situation.
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Hiya I?m having trouble with my laptop, it tried to update and froze halfway through so I restarted it and it won?t come on now, I tried to reset it and it says there was a problem resetting your laptop. I keep getting the same blue screen saying ?automatic repair couldn?t repair your device? is there any advice on what I can do now ?
I tried to reset it to an older version of windows and the only thing that?s showing up is windows 10 volume 3.
I haven?t streamed anything on this laptop in months and haven?t had a problem before, for the past 3 months I?ve used it for the sims and Netflix.
 
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I?ve got an asus z370 motherboard and a grx 2070 gpu. I?m trying to connect 3 monitors to this setup.

One via DP cable from the monitor to GPU, one via hdmi-to-dvi and a last via just hdmi.

I once had this setup working, when i first built the setup. But after a gpu driver update one of the monitors just stopped working.

The issue is, if i have the DP connected and i plug the HDMI in, the DP stops working (says no signal), i can still see it on my display settings for windows 10 but it is greyed out.

Is this a motherboard or gpu issue? Or am i using the wrong cables (im fairly certain i had it working with these cables once)
 
Just received my new x1 gen 6 from the door buster in July sale.  Booted up, answered the few questions and it appears from the ?activation? menu in settings I?m getting error code 0x80072EE7 trouble shoot says the ?activation servers are not available?....  seems odd.  Tried connecting on two different WiFi networks. First PC I?ve purchased in 12 years and now I know when I?ve been with Mac all these years LOL any help is appreciated
My computer has a computer icon with an X on it in the bottom right of the screen and nothing works. Any help is appreciated. I have no clue it was fine last night.
 
Hey guys,Just got a brand new E595, pretty happy with it so far, I just noticed that when I unplug from AC it gets really slow against having it plugged in. I have the same power profile on (everything maxed out). I tried a couple tweaks to make it work but no luck really. Is there a way to fix this? I don't really care about battery life, just want my laptop to run at full capacity all the time.
Hi folks Suspect there's an issue with the driver on X1 Carbon 6 gen after an update from MS. The driver is Realtek High Definition Audio(SSD). It says the latest and correct driver is installed but looking at the logs on the driver the last message on 10 July 2019 is 'device not migrated' and its ambigious as to whether the driver is installed. So, that's why I think my microphone isn't working. At least I can't get Cortana to hear me and I can't do anythign with the microphone settings on normal routes in Windows and via Lenovo. Systems checks on hardware say all is fine. Tried downloading the driver from Lenovo and installing but the laptop knows better and won't install it saying all is fine with the microphone universe. Any advice? Not keen on waiting for Lenovo and Windows to realise the issue and update (if it's a driver issue). Admitidely i'm not great with machinse so might have missed a setup step or switch on somewhere. Richard
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OS Version: Microsoft Windows 10 Pro, 64 bit
Processor: AMD Ryzen 5 3600 6-Core Processor, AMD64 Family 23 Model 113 Stepping 0
Processor Count: 12
RAM: 16335 Mb
Graphics Card: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 Ti, -1 Mb
Hard Drives: C: 222 GB (54 GB Free); D: 930 GB (757 GB Free);
Motherboard: Micro-Star International Co., Ltd, B450 TOMAHAWK (MS-7C02)
Antivirus: Avast Antivirus, Enabled and Updated
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HEADSET IN QUESTION: RAZER ELEKTRA V2 (WORKING AND TRIED IN MY FRIEND'S PC)

My Audio , Headphones (High Definition Audio device), is being detected in my computer, which is the audio in my PC. I just installed my new GTX 1070 Ti, which has no issues since I tested it in my friend's PC. When we installed it on mine, no sound came out of the PC.

We tried deleting audio drivers, Reinstalled Realtek, and just did about basically anything. We also used DDU to reinstall everything so I have NO idea what to work with here. I just want to point out that in the sound settings, it is showing that it's making sound, well at least the computer thinks it does, but it doesn't produce sound on my headset. (Although it has those airy sounds that you know is on, compared to when it's removed from any pc.)

Would anyone care to help? Appreciate it.
 
Hi, everyone. Need your help to determine if a 128GB M.2 2242 PCIe NVMe SSD part number HFM128GDGTNG (Lenovo P/N SSS0L24763) would work as a second drive in the WWAN slot of my 8th gen ThinkPad T480, model 20L5-001GUS. Thanks in advance for any help. Herlock
Hi sir, may be you have an idea in lenovo G50-80 i just want to upgrade or change my Ram i tried to find all the Ram Listed below here in UAE, but only Crucial brand have available here, it is okay or it is compatible in lenovo G50-80 the crucial brand? Note: same specification i found in crucial PC3-12800 1600MHz DDR3 204-pin SO-DIMM socket 1.35v, and i plan to put 2pc 8gb crucial. Thank you for your time Samsung - M471B1G73QH0-YK0 35nmQ 8GB DDR3L 1600, 11202080HYNIX - Hyn HMT41GS6AFR8A-PB DDR3L 1600 8GB, 11201301RAMAXEL - RMT3160ME68FAF-1600 8GB DDR3L 1600, 11202450 MICRON - Mic MT16KTF1G64HZ-1G6E1 DDR3L 1600 8GB, 11201304Samsung - M471B1G73DB0-YK0 25nm 8GB DDR3L 1600, 11202082SKHYNIX- SK HMT41GS6BFR8A-PB/RD 8GB DDR3L 1600
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I have an Acer Spin 3 laptop that i only bought at the beginning of this year. Recently, the taskbar has completely stopped working; i can't search up anything on it, and in addition to that, i can't right click on any of the icons in the task bar. I can still left click though.
I've tried going on task manager and restarting windows explorer and all that but that didn't work. I read a thread about opening powershell as administrator but I can't do that because a) my windows button doesn't work and b) i can't right click the powershell window to run it as administrator. I was using shortcuts with the window key this whole time, and now the windows key has completely stopped working. Basically this is a cry for help If you have any suggestions pls message me
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OS Version: Microsoft Windows 10 Home, 64 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-6200U CPU @ 2.30GHz, Intel64 Family 6 Model 78 Stepping 3
Processor Count: 4
RAM: 8082 Mb
Graphics Card: Intel(R) HD Graphics 520, 1024 Mb
Hard Drives: C: 912 GB (722 GB Free); D: 17 GB (1 GB Free);
Motherboard: HP, 81EB
Antivirus: Windows Defender, Disabled

Hello all, I hope I picked the right forum for this. My HP Notebook 15 is a few years old at this point and has been having some issues lately. This began shortly after a co-worker spilled a small amount of mountain dew on my keyboard, but I'm not so sure they are related.

How it began - I noticed occasionally my screen would slowly fade out to white. Moving the screen brought it back to full color.

It continued to worse over the course of a few months, going from fading to white to grayish white lines over the whole screen, completely obscuring the image. The key board and presumably the mouse were still responsive during these episodes. I could pause youtube videos still with the space bar and adjust the volume.

Currently- Laptop reached a point where it was getting lines on it consistently and moving the screen around only helped temporarily. Then tonight it completely went and I could not get the image to return.

What I've done so far - I took apart the screen portion of the laptop and noticed two main things. One, on the left side there are cords that run from the lower... Read more
Here is the new Thunderbolt Firmware ......CHANGES IN THIS RELEASE
Version 17.0.0.3-N1NTF21W

[Important updates]
Nothing.

[New functions or enhancements]
- Improved firmware stability.

[Problem fixes]
Nothing. https://pcsupport.lenovo.com/de/de/products/LAPTOPS-AND-NETBOOKS/THINKPAD-X-SERIES-LAPTOPS/THINKPAD-...Best Regards
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