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I am trying to setup auto VPN on Windows 10 laptop and created a Powershell scripted as suggested in https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-server/remote/remote-access/vpn/always-on-vpn/deploy/vpn-deploy-client-vpn-connections. I am using the same script
to setup the VPN.

The profile creation works fine, but when I run the script again, deletion of the profile fails. I debugged the problem and found out that EnumerateInstances on MDM_VPNv2_01 class in root\cimv2\mdm\dmmap namespace is failing. It fails with following error string
- "A general error occurred that is not covered by a more specific error code..".

On doing some more exploration, I found out that I need to execute following WMI query to get the instances of MDM_VPNv2_01 class, that too returns a Generic Failure (Please note I have a VPN adapter created on the laptop when I executed this query):

    PS C:\> Get-WmiObject -Namespace root\cimv2\mdm\dmmap -Class MDM_VPNv2_01
    Get-WmiObject : Generic failure
    At line:1 char:1
    + Get-WmiObject -Namespace root\cimv2\mdm\dmmap -Class MDM_VPNv2_01
    + ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
        + CategoryInfo          : InvalidOperation: (:) [Get-WmiObject], ManagementException
        + FullyQualifiedErrorId : GetWMIManagementException,Microsoft.PowerShell.Commands.GetW... Read more
hi all.
i have a dell inspiron 3551 laptop.
4gb ram intel pentium n3540 cpu.
the laptop would boot from a 5400rpm hard drive.
today i removed the drive and put a Samsung 860 Evo 250GB 2.5-Inch Sata Iii Internal Ssd (Mz-76E250Bw) (2.5 Inches).
when i install windows 10 on it the drive shows in the list of drives to install and installs properly.
when i click on restart now it gets stuck on dell logo and the drive is not showing in the boot menue.
but when i try the same drive on a dell vastro 3446 it works properly.
what may be the problem?
Please need some help to choose the right ram
I Have a Samsung 8GB 1RX8 PC4-DDR4-2400T-UA2-11 M378A1K43CB2
And Was thinking to buy :
G.SKILL Ripjaws V Series 32GB (2 x 16GB) 288-Pin DDR4 SDRAM DDR4 2400 (PC4 19200) Intel Z170 Platform / Intel Can you please advise on the best memory for my pc
Lenovo IdeaCentre Y720 Cube-15ISH
Chipset: Intel Series 200

Please advise
Best Reagards
On start up I am getting the following message:Run dll. There was a problem starting C:\Program Files (x86)\ThinkPad\Utlities\PWMTR64V.dll The specified module could not be found I have not upgraded to Windows as the laptop already came shipped with Windows 10 on it. I found this doc:https://support.lenovo.com/do/en/solutions/ht500208 Tried all the steps and still get this error on every startup. I even installed the Power Management driver from here:https://pcsupport.lenovo.com/do/en/products/laptops-and-netbooks/thinkpad-x-series-laptops/thinkpad-... Restarted and get the error. Then I removed the driver and get the error. Yes, I tried to remove the task scheduler also. I have this scheduler only too:Lenovo Power Management Driver PnP Task I keep trying to disable or remove that one but it keeps coming back up on start up.
When I use word I can't do a complete 45 degree arrow. I insert it and can't seem to get it completely straight. Any tips on how to do this would be appreciated. Thanks, Cordeiro
Although its official code name is RedStone 5, it will be known as October 2018 Update

It will be Version 1809, and will possibly be OS Build 17763

It is scheduled to be released on or soon after October 9th.

asrock motherboard AM4

ryzen 5 1600x

single stick 8gb ram ddr4

other questions ,
will the hyper 212 evo cooler be mountable on this motherboard with this cpu?

is it worth getting the 2600x for potentially more upgradability?
Hi, i have a big issue, i have a g480 laptop with ubuntu, and novo menu doesnt works it sends me to grub menu, i wanna install windows 7 but idk how to enter to BIOS setup or boot menu, both of them doesnt work from novo menu or f2-fn+f2 , f12-fn+f12, im so tired searching the solution, please someone help me, and sorry forma my bad english, muy main language is spanish
Hello everyone,I have a Lenovo W540, Windows 10 64-bit, 8 gb Ram, i7.Every time I turn on the computer, or restart, stops on the black screen that says lenovo, and remains stationary.
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I do not give me the option of pressing Enter, am I doing this only a few times.Also, when I do press Enter, and I press F2, I get a black screen, with flashing cursone top left.The BIOS is updated, lenovo also all programs and windows are up to date.I am very worried, I searched everywhere on the internet, but nothing.Can someone please help me? Thank you very much for the attention
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 I was charging my laptop when I realized my laptop charger was making a loud noise, it got to the point that it was louder then system fan. When I touched the power brick it was becoming progressivly hotter. I my laptop still has 870 days of warrenty left and I was wondering if this would be considered a Manufacured defect as the laptop charger still looks brand new and hasn't been mistreated. The Lenovo app states I have only gone through 9 power cycles on my battery.
Hello Team, On Sept 8 2018, when I start my Lenovo Yoga 500 15ibd laptop, the display has turned sometimes pink, purple or green.  I noticed that there is no black.  All things that should be in black in videos and application displays are shown in pink.And I can see background screen of my previous display in the shadow all in pink too.  I started to research on youtube on how to fix it.  I updated all my graphic card drivers and even check if there are no pending windows 10 updates.  I tried going to BIOS as you previously advised another user with similar problems and the screen problem is still persist in BIOS.  I plugged my laptop to my big 55 inch flat screen TV and the display looks normal on my big flat screen TV.  So is this an LCD problem.  My laptop's warranty has already expired.  I bought my laptop Jan 2018 brand new from a local store as it was on 30% discount sale.  It never occurred to me that the unit is already out of warranty with lenovo as it is a 2015 model.  The store only give 6 months warranty for laptops on sale as normally they extend 12 months warranty on labor and parts for laptops on regular price.  So lenovo do not have a warranty on my laptop anymore at the time I bought it even though it is brand new at the time of purchase.  Based the lenovo website, my laptop's warranty ended Sept 2017 and I bought it Jan 2018.  I think lenovo should have extended my warranty for ... Read more
I live in an apartment with no Ethernet jack and about 7 phone jacks. The office controls all of the routers and I have no access to that. I just purchased the Phillips hue starter kit, and in order to use it the bridge needs to connect into an Ethernet port.

Is there a way around this or some hardware I can buy to work the same way?
I have a USB flash drive with several folders with images files in them. I realize I could copy them to my hard drive and then stick in a new blank USB flash drive and them copy them from my hard drive to the new USB flash drive, but I would rather not copy those files and folders to my hard drive at all if possible.

Can I plug in the USB flash drive with the files and folders on it and then using another new USB flash drive plug it into another USB port (on the same computer) and then copy from one USB flash drive to the other blank USB drive?

Hope this makes sense.
I am actually writing this from my phone because it is the only electronic devise in my home that was not infected. I am at a loss for words when it comes to what has happened in less than 24 hours. 4 computers are totally locked up can't even re load widows. 2 android phones will not even factory re boot. Tablet Verizon started showing signs so I turned it off too scared to open. I have totally disconnected cable one Internet. What can I do?. Did I really lose 4 computers? Is there anything I can do?
Hi guys, I've looked around but I couldn't find SCCM driver packages for this model.Do you know when it's going to get released? Thanks, Endust.
Oftenly, I was using my y700 with an external LG monitor conneted via HDMI cable. Sometimes the signal was lost for a few second when I accidentely touched or moved the cable, but I thought it was the cable's fault. The problem reappeared with an increasing frequency until yesterday when the signal was completely lost and I coulnd't bring it back. Today I managed to have an image for a few seconds until I adjusted the cable and it went blank again. So I tried a different HDMI cable, but it didn't helped. I also connected the monitor to my old PC and it was working fine with both cables. I tried to reinstall the Intel drivers, but it didn't helped. Both device menager and the Intel control panel are detecting the monitor and the monitor itself doesnt seem to be in the saving mode either, however, there is no image at all.Is the HDMI port broken then? The monitor and the cable are working fine with a different PC.
I set up two external monitors on my x1 yoga (i7-7600U w/intel 620) using the usb-c dock.  Both monitors are identical with a native resolution of 2560x1440.  I can only get the first monitor to display that resolution; the second only has 4 resolutions available, the highest being 1280x800.  I've download the latest Intel Driver.  I've tried using 'custom resolutions'.  **bleep**?  Please help - thank you!
Hi everyone!! Recently I upgraded my Lenovo ThinkPad x230 with new SSD and another 4GB of RAM! Check out the performance bost! Video - Lenovo ThinkPad x230 - SSD and RAM Upgrade! I also attached Excel file so you can see the tests! Give me your feedback, did you upgrade your x230?  
Hi, I have a T430S that I bought refurbished with Windows 10 installed off of Amazon a while back. Great computer, but one day I came home to find out it wasn't turning on. I couldn't find any external problems, and obviously couldn't attempt to use the OS to find the problem, so I went ahead and took it apart. Unfortunately, I did not find the problem, but I'm hoping all it needs is just a bit of advanced turning off and on again. While putting it together, I ran into one problem. There are these five cables that run from the LCD unit to the inside of the bottom of the computer, right? Orange, black, silver, white, blue, I'm pretty sure. I happen to have absolutely no idea where those plug back in. I didn't take any pictures or anything, because I thought it would be simpler to figure out where these go, but after extensive Googling I can't find anything on these five cables. Nothing in the official Lenovo guides to taking apart the computer, nothing if you look up how to replace the LCD unit (it just shows you how to replace the screen itself), nothing if you Google where to plug in the cables on the LCD. I don't have pictures of the cables, but can provide some if needed. Does anyone have diagrams or something for this? This is the only computer in the house (other than my brother's desktop and the netbook I have upstairs which I can only use at night), and it would be nice to be able to do homework at home again.

My American purchased Satellite L645D had succumbed to the dreaded video chip problem. Is there a U.K. market equivalent motherboard that will fit?

We have seen a problem starting last week (Sept 10th) with an update to Microsoft Visual C++ 2015 Redistributable that appears to break users printing. Their default printers disappear and if we try to re-add the printer, the error is
"The Print Processor Does Not Exist."  We also get "Windows cannot connect to the printer. No Printers were Found." if we just try to add the printer from the server. This is across different customers
and different networks.  We have to do System restores to before this update to fix the problem.  The users are all windows 7 Pro and on domains.   
The C++ Update does not appear in the Installed Updates so we cannot uninstall it from Updates however, when we do a system restore the restore point show up from when these updates were installed.
We have tried various old fixes for this error:

- Updated Printing Registries and copying files from working machines (no success)
- Re-install driver - replacing the drivers with new ones (no success)
- Trying newer drivers - removing and replacing the old ones (no success)
- Removing computers from the domain, removing the drivers and installing fresh drivers and installing as local printers (no success)
We do NOT know the problem - but this update is the only culprit and what we believe is the issue.  Has ANYONE else seen this and possibly have a fix? Right now if we do not have system restore available, we have to ... Read more
Whenever I open an email in Outlook, I get a message "something went wrong, Refresh your browser". This just started happening today and happens in Firefox and IE. Very frustrating. Any suggestions?

Kinda an update to an older post, but this one should be more clear so i figured making a new one would just be better. my computer was having trouble turning on at all. wouldnt do anything. bought a new psu, mobo, and a cheap graphics card. still has trouble at times turning on, but even when it does turn on, no matter which of the 2 graphics cards i have plugged in, only the fan spins and nothing shows on the monitor. the cpu fan and hdd spins as well. i know for sure its not the psu or gpu. just about the only 2 parts i havent replaced are the ram and the cpu.

i have an amd fx 8320 8 core cpu
radeon 7700 series graphics card
msi 970 gaming mobo
500 watt evga psu
Just got a Lenova Idea Pad Flex 5 1570 and got an update for BIOS, but it says,  "This package is built for Lenovo ideapad 520S-14IKB/ 320S-14IKB/ 320S-15IKB/ 320S-15ISK/ FLEX 5-1470/ FLEX 5-1570/ 2in1 14 , Lenovo XiaoXin CHAO7000/ XiaoXin CHAO7000-15/ YOGA 520-14IKB  only, do not try it on other machines."   Altho, it does indicate FLEX 5-1570/2in1 14 in the update, the description on my system does not show the 2in1 14.  I don't want to risk creating problems if it is only for 2in1 14.   How can I be sure the update is for this model? Frustrated Phyllis
After purchased new battery to z370 notebook ideapad, notification shows "battery connected, but it is not charging". I already make some procedures such as disconnect battery, hold start Buttom for 40 seconds to discharge put battery again, problema remains.  Battery that I purchased is original part number L09M6Y02
Windows 7 Pro computer went through installing Security Update and Security only updates and now Windows boot to a BSOD. I am able to get into safe mode though. I ran DISM /image:c:\ /cleanup-image /revertpendingactions and Windows hangs at the logo for
some time before BSOD. Any help would be great. Not sure which updates is causing the issues and don't see an option to unininstall.
According to the Security Update Guide FAQ, "[i]nstead of bulletin IDs, the new guide [Security Update Guide] pivots on vulnerability ID numbers and KB Article ID numbers." Then why are advisory numbers also being used (e.g., ADV18001)? What's
the difference between a security advisory and a security vulnerability other than their numbering?
Hi so about a month ago my wifi got really slow for no reason and before getting slow it was really fast i could get like 15 to 16 mb of download speed. But now i get about 1 to 2 mb i don't know what happened i really need help this is really bad because going into a game am having 200 ping on any server and i have so much lag
Last March, I purchased an HP stream with 4GB Memory, 32GB eMMC Storage. I was not aware that a common issue in the laptop is that all the restore points use up basically all the storage. I have no room for anything on my laptop, I cannot update it, and trying to use the thing is pretty much useless because it's slower than a snail, and it won't allow me to reset it because I don't have enough storage. I even tried an external hard drive, but I can't install the software, so...here I am.

I was looking to purchase a new laptop, but I don't want to run into the same problem. I was looking at the Lenovo ideapad 330 15.6" Laptop, Windows 10, Intel Core i3-8130U Dual-Core Processor, 4GB RAM, 1TB Hard Drive one. I only need it for basic stuff. Homework, some internet browsing, etc. Would I end up with the same issue? What are your suggestions. I don't need anything fancy and I'm looking to spend only about $300, give or take.

Any suggestions would be highly appreciated.

Thank you.
I'm about to retire my vintage Epson Perfect 1200 photo scanner since keeping the driver running under Win10 has become a major pain. I've been using it ever since my MacII SE was my main computer circa mid 80s. The XP driver does work if I lie and claim it's the 2400 series then reinstall after every Windows update. This always happens when I need to scan something right now.

I'm looking at either the Epson V600 (released 10 yrs ago) or the V550. In checking driver support they only state up to Windows 8 and below. These things have to work under Win10, right?

Is this a concern if they don't explicitly state Windows 10 compliant?

See specs here:

My Legion Y530 touchpad has been halting constantly, for up to a minute each time, for the last few days (I've had it for less than a week). I've tried installing updated Synaptics drivers (https://support.lenovo.com/us/en/downloads/ds104007), which did not have an effect. Also, the touchpad does not show up in the Device Manager (all of the "Firmware" entries show generic "Device Firmware" without any label). I've installed a dual boot Windows-Ubuntu system following the guide here (https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/Gaming-Laptops-Knowledge-Base/Installing-Ubuntu-18-04-on-the-Legion-Y53...), but the problem predates the new installation, and also occurs under both operating systems. Help!
Hi,Does anyone know if the X1 Extreme with 4k display is already equipped with the "ThinkPad Privacy Guard" ? See here:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Anv_XXgOVLw This is a really nice feature ... hope this is already available. Thanks a lot for your feedbackDidier
I'm dual booting Windows 10 and Ubuntu 18.04 on my T450s. About a year ago, when I first replaced the removable battery with a new extended 6-cell external battery, I was getting 12-14 hours of battery life off a single charge. Now I'm getting about 5-6 hours on both OSs. I checked the battery health on LInux via: $ upower -i /org/freedesktop/UPower/devices/battery_BAT1and got the info that the external battery had only lost a few percent of its original capacity (can't give exact figures cos writing this from Windows). My general use cases are running firefox, mail clients (geary/postbox), translation/word processing software (memoy ms word, libreoffice). Main CPU usage usually seems to be Windows background processes. What can I do to resolve this? Recalibrate the batteries (although I'm struggling to find tools to do that on the t450s)? Reinstall Windows and Ubuntu?
The procedure entry point [email protected]@@[email protected]@@Z could not be located in the dynamic link luibrary CommonUI.dll.
I'm getting black screen with mouse cursor at boot after Win update. I know about WinKey+P, but it doesn't work well for me. I want to disable everything except main monitor. How to enforce that through Group Policy or Registry in Win 8.1?
I don't know why but task manager dosen't see me us an administrator,and i don't want the shortcut way and when I go to properties and advance i don't see the box where i can check to see as an administrator.The reason why i want task manager to see me as
an administrator it's because when i check the box with show processes from all users and i close and open again the box is unchecked.
I went to open my laptop this morning and besides the regular address bar coming up, an extra gray background tab with a (+) sign came up behind it. When I clicked on it, it read "New Tab". How do I get rid of it. I have included a screenshot with this message

In SharePoint Online, I'm trying to create a link in the left-hand navigation to a OneNote notebook. It will save, but then as soon as I refresh the page it reverts to linking to the homepage of the SharePoint site instead of the OneNote. I've tried multiple different ways of recreating the link to the OneNote, including copying the URL while I'm in the notebook, and using the Copy Link feature. Any suggestions? Thanks!
I'm trying to remove the hinge cover on my Y700 14isk. I found a video that shows how to do it for the Y700 17isk, but I'm wondering if the process is the same. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uyAW3O41740 (He starts removing it at ~3:12 in that video)  Does anyone know if it's the same process? I'm afraid that it's different and I will break it if I try it.
hello all after last BOIS update 2XCN38WW(V2.12) the camera is not working (0xa00f4244<nocamerasareattached>) the light beside the cam keep flashing  1- update the cam drive /did not work 2- remove and reinstall the driver /did not work 3- restart /did not workany help  
Hi, I am using:1 Thinkpad W530 type 2447 with Quadro K1000m + Intel HD Graphics 4000 + Windows 72 Dell monitors both model U2414H1 DP to Mini Displayport1 DP to VGA cable The problem is: I can not connect my second dell monitor with my pc using VGA. I have already tried a different cable with VGA and it did not work either.  Using the DP to mini displayport cable works with both monitors, but I only have one mini displayport outlet on my pc.  I also checked some other posts but I have not found a solution for this problem.  Do you have a clue? 
My mouse pointer is not accurate anymore. What do I need to do?
My mouse pointer is not accurate anymore. What do I need to do?