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Greetings,I have the Legion Y520-IKBN connected with a USB-C adapter to DP a 144 Hz monitor (Acer XF270HUA). I want to know how can I use freesync in these conditions? Because the monitor is connect to the intel graphics and I cant access the freesync options on Nvidia panel. Its already switched to discrete in the BIOS.  Thanks,Looking forward for your help.
Hi there, My T440S HD died and now seems that I need to by a new one. What I want to now is, Do I need to buy a new MS Windows or can use my old product key on the new installation?? Thanks. MC 
Hi all, tomorrow I update the BIOS to latest version (2.58), after this operation my laptop can't boot: pressing the power-on button it displays only a black screen and the power-on led...I've tried everything I can do to get it working, I was ready to call support for a warranty repair when I tried to remove the extra 4gb RAM: whitout it my laptop boots fine... I try to replace the module with another 4GB, which is new but without success. So, after the bios update I can use my laptop only without extra RAM modules installed.. obiuvsly it works fine before. Is a faulty motherboard\memory slot or there is something I can check? I need at least 8gb for my work... thanks in advance k.


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Hello, i use My IdeaPad Y570 for few years and sometimes do Battery Gauge Reset when the 'X' messege appears, and yesterday i do Reset battery gauge like usual, but already 16 hours the reset still not completed yet, battery already drain to 0% and the Power button already Blink, but the reset still progressing, i afraid to press the cancel button, what should i do ?
Hello!I have a B5400 here with Windows 10. The Wifi on the laptop recently stopped working as it should, out of the blue. I have tried several things such as:- Reinstalling Windows 10- Updating drivers- Installing lenovo vantage And probably a bunch more. I read a lot about the problem being the physical button that turns wifi on and off, but it seems that only will turn on or off flight mode even after installing the correct drivers.Any suggestions?
hello everyone

i'm facing an issue with my windows server 2008 R2 Domain controller, i am trying to get windows update but i am getting the Error Code 80070005!! i know this code is for insufficient rights to perform such task!! (i am using the Administrator with
full permissions)
i have tried all possible solutions that i found online. i even tried the subinacl tool but nothing happened. i also removed the firewall and antivirus (uninstall).
i tried to install the WSUS on an another server, the WSUS detected all the PCs and servers that are on the network, and all units start to get the updates, only this server didn't get the updates (status: not yet reported) and i tried all possible commands
wuauclt.exe /detectnow /reportnow

wuauclt /detectnow

wuauclt /reportnow

/resetauthorization /detectnow , 
PS: i have 8 servers running the same win 2008 R2, only this server is not getting updates 

could you please assist me :(
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I only have around a 700$ budget... Help plz
So I am trying to set up a Minecraft server for my friends and I to play on, but the port forwarding does not seem to work. I have tried port forwarding to both my external ip that I got from one of those website as well as my internal ip that I got from ipconfig in cmd. I think the problem has to do with something about my IP and my router. When I look in my Router connections list, I can not find my device name or the internal IP listed in any of the connection lists. So, mainly, I am just trying to figure out my whole IP situation so I can also create a static IP. Any help would be appreciated, Thanks!
I hope the lenovo community would be able to help me, as I still not have found how to fix my problem : I have an ATI Mobility Radeon HD 3650 (can't be removed) which seems to have a problem, because every time I enable it, my screen turns black. Then I have to reboot in safe mode, disable the card, etc. and it works fine again, but I want to know what's wrong here... -Computer : Thinkpad T500-OS : Windows 7 professional SP1-CPU : Intel Core 2 Duo CPU-Chipset : Mobile Intel 4 Series Express Chipset Family-Graphic card : ATI Mobility Radeon HD 3650 I also noticed something : I tried disable/enable the monitor, but it simply disables/enables without changing anything, as if it was not important at all... Any help would be appreciated!
I live in the United Kingdon and use dates in the short date format dd/mm/yyyy. I have an application that works perfectly with Windows XP and Windows Vista when you change the date format on a machine in the "Regional and Language Options" of the "Control Panel" the dates display properly in the application.The application was developed with Delphi 2009, I believe, in case this makes any difference.When run under Windows 7 all the date fields show up in US format (mm/dd/yyyy) even though all the regional settings, etc. have been set correctly on the machine. Furthermore, running the application in either the Windows XP or Windows Vista emulations does not cure the problem.Is there a known issue about this in Windows 7 or/and does anyone have any ideas?Thank you
Good night guys,i have a yoga pro 3 and i wish to change my ssd of 128 to 512 gb... is this possible? Which one of the ssd are with my notebook? thank you!!
Hello i have laptop lenovo b590 20208 serial number:**********i tried to update my bios from h1et75ww to h5et63ww with freedos bootable usb It started flashing and it says flash complete /update has failed  My laptop is not working it shows a black. screen after this update but the green power on and cpu fan working wellI downloaded Bios from the officiel website  I saw some solutions on internet by triying to reflash the bios by holding fn+R and hit power button I want more information about this procedure and i want a software similar as wincris to create bios dump supported by lenovo , Hope you will help me thanks Moderator note: serial number removed to prevent abuse.  Corresponding MT-M is 6274000 
So I've been having this hacker problem for years now i don't know who or why it's happening

It's happened to my phone, computer, laptop, everything i own

What will happen is it'll ether take away my internet completely or cause certain websites and programs to not work like twitch, discord, steam, but things like YouTube, and other Google run websites to work

Malware bytes don't work completely deleting everything and doing factory resets won't work malware bytes when they were working they would say users mainly from Russia would be hacking me

Who do i ask for help??
Some people say if someone hacks your computer to make it functional differently to call the fbi but i don't want to go over board

Any and all advice would help
Hi everyone, I'm new on the forum, where I landed by trying to upgrade the RAM on my T470s laptop. So I have an 8GB RAM module soldered on my machine, which according to every post I have read here is supposed to clock in at 2400 MHz. I thus assume adding a 2400 MHz SODIMM module on the free slot in my laptop would do the trick, and an 8GB stick would give me 16GB of available RAM.  The thing is, when I open my Task Manager and Intel's Extreme Tuning Utility program, the RAM appears to be clocked at 2133 MHz, instead of the expected 2400.I am therefore worried that if I try to install an 8GB of 2400 MHz module I would end up having compatibility issues. The other thing is that Lenovo's spec sheet posted on another question about RAM upgrade (available here http://psref.lenovo.com/syspool/Sys/PDF/ThinkPad/ThinkPad%20T470s/ThinkPad_T470s_Platform_Specificat...) says that the T470s is 2400 MHz DDR4 "capable", not that it comes by default with 2400 MHz memory installed. If someone can help me figure this out I would be very grateful, as my computer seems to use 6.5 GB of RAM with only Chrome open, which limits my performance quite significantly... 
hey guys! so for now 2-3 days my pc would not actually launch. what i mean by it is that i get to the desk top, but nothing ever load. As an exemple, i have stream on my pc. When i open my pc, steam does its original "updating steam" but it never goes through. Google (any search engine for that matter) never open more than a blank window, and any other things that i try to open never do more than that. Before that problem, my pc was doing well. I used it, closed it, and when i reopened it, it was not working.
Thanks for your time!
Hello i have laptop lenovo b590 20208 serial number:**********
i tried to update my bios from h1et75ww to h5et63ww with freedos bootable usb 
It started flashing and it says flash complete /update has failed 
My laptop is not working it shows a black. screen after this update but the green power on and cpu fan working well
I downloaded Bios from the officiel website 
I saw some solutions on internet by triying to reflash the bios by holding fn+R and hit power button 
I want more information about this procedure and i want a software similar as wincris to create bios dump supported by lenovo ,
Hope you will help me thanks
Moderator note: serial number removed to prevent abuse.  Corresponding MT-M is 6274000

My computer is a H.P. all in one running windows 10.. It will not allow me to open, sign in or view my Photo Bucket account . Help please . Thank you
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OS Version: Microsoft Windows 10 Home, 64 bit
Processor: AMD A9-9425 RADEON R5, 5 COMPUTE CORES 2C+3G, AMD64 Family 21 Model 112 Stepping 0
Processor Count: 2
RAM: 3964 Mb
Graphics Card: AMD Radeon(TM) R5 Graphics, 80 Mb
Hard Drives: C: 916 GB (868 GB Free); D: 13 GB (1 GB Free);
Motherboard: HP, 8430
Antivirus: Windows Defender, Enabled and Updated
I wanted to work with headphones on laptop but sound is still coming through laptop speakers and nothing through headphones.
I'm in the middle of a new build using an Asrock H310cm-dvs which only has 1 front panel USB 3.1 connection. The owners manual says its for 2 ports. My question is, what happens if I add an internal USB 3.1 splitter with 2 connections? Each good for 2 ports. Will they all work at the same performance levels? I know this sounds confusing but its the best way I could word it.
Hi, a few months ago I was fixing my old T42 and ended up shorting the AC power with something else (I am not sure what).  Since then the laptop does not charge or accept power from the battery or AC adapter.  Is there a way to test what I blew up?  Thanks.
I install a new program and it asked that Outlook be closed and the restarted, said yes.
Well after the install was complete, Out is flagged as being offline, BUT, is not as I can send and receive.
But the graphics with the emails are not displayed. Error state that Outlook is off line.

Outlook version is 1904 Build 11601.20204 on a Windows 10 1809 Build 17763.503

I have gone to the Options within Outlook and cleared the checks for blocking the downloads, they were clear, checked and the unchecked them.
I have done the quick Repair and full repair and reinstall of Office.
Ran the Scanpst and it did a repair.

But it is still offline per all of the different icons error messages.
The attached Word file has screen shots of the different icons and errors.
Hello, I'm having a problem with my Thinkpad L430. The right bottom button on the Touchpad is registering as a left click rather than a right click (which normally brings up the pop-up menu. It is enabled and is set to this in the Elan software. I've also tried changing the command, however it simply doesn't work. When I click the 'mouse button reverse' option in Windows, the left click brings up the pop-up menu, so it probably isn't a software issue but to get a second opinion would be great. I have all of the latest drivers and software updates, and the Elan software is set up to default. I have also completely reinstalled Windows and rolling back to an earlier driver version, but it still isn't working. Any advice on how to make the right button work again would be greatly appreciated! I'm running Windows 7. Thanks.
how can i fix an error code 0146 for my dell windows will not boot up

Just a heads up that one of those fake Microsoft Support Scan pop-ups is going around saying that your bank account information has been compromised, call this number. It is affecting all the major browsers. (Firefox, Chrome, Edge)

Obviously, don't call the number! But a lot of people don't know how to get out of these things. Here's how:

1,) Use your mouse and right-click on your Taskbar.
2.) Select "Task Manager"
3.) Select the browser affected by the scareware message
4.) Select "End Task" to close the Window

If Task Manager does not work, hold the power button in on your laptop or computer tower til it shuts down, wait for a few minutes and than reboot.

I have a new X1 Cabon 6th that's replacing a Dell XPS 9350. I was hoping to keep using my Dell branded TB3 dock for my 3 monitor setup. The monitor ports are 2 x DP and 1 x HDMI. When connected by either USB C or USB A the 2 DP port monitors come up right away. The HDMI monitor does not. However, when I run the TB3 firmware utility downloaded from the following link, the HDMI monitor comes up and everything works fine. If I reboot, the HDMI monitor no longer works and I have to re-run the TB3 firmware utility then it all works again. Sometimes I can connect and reconnect to the dock and it will continue to work as long as I havent rebooted and sometimes it wont. Is there anyway around have to keep re-running the TB3 firmware utility for the HDMI display to be recognized? https://pcsupport.lenovo.com/fi/en/products/LAPTOPS-AND-NETBOOKS/THINKPAD-X-SERIES-LAPTOPS/THINKPAD-...
I bought the US version x240 through ebay in Korea.Recovery media has been deleted.Is it possible to order by phone?Can not order via e-mail?
Has anyone had experience with non standard key caps?I'd quite like a different colour F5 for instance as I'm a software developer.

P72 Xeon 96GB (2x 970 Pro RAID0 soon) | X1 Carbon 16GB 1TB
After a successful update to the Bios version 1.21, Vantage App does not show the current 1.21 but the older 1.19.  Did I do something wrong ?  


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I am running a P6TD_Deluxe Usus Motherboard, with Intel i7 cpu [email protected] 2.67 GHZ & 12 GB of Ram. It has a Intel ICH10 USB Family Enhanced Host Controller on the motherboard.

My question is that I do not have neither a 3.0 or 3.1 USB Ports to plug into. Is there a way to upgrade it using a USB Card or USB HUB.

I really did not want to upgrade the motherboard at this time, but it does sometimes just crashes and reboots by itself after is has been on for several hours, but I have been monitoring the temp. of the cpu, and that has also been in normal range.

Do you have an answer to either of these problems. Thanks, Ben
I spilled something on mouse the other day and as a result I cannot right-click. Instead, I press shift and click. For some reason, lately, I have not been able to do this. I also notice that the function key is not doing anything and the F1-12 buttons work without it, as if the Fn is locked. Does anyone know how to change this back? I can't right click at all anymore and its kind of annoying.
I've run a security scan and it shows port# 554 is open and should be closed. Port 554 is named Real Time Stream Control Protocol? I've just recently updated my browser to "Google Chrome" from IE 11. I have no understanding of this situation. Thanks for any help in advance. Dave

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OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium, Service Pack 1, 64 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Pentium(R) CPU G3220 @ 3.00GHz, Intel64 Family 6 Model 60 Stepping 3
Processor Count: 2
RAM: 16322 Mb
Graphics Card: NVIDIA GeForce 210, 1024 Mb
Hard Drives: C: 232 GB (153 GB Free); E: 0 GB (0 GB Free);
Motherboard: ASUSTeK COMPUTER INC., H81M-E
Antivirus: ZoneAlarm Antivirus, Enabled and Updated
Hi All, I just bought a second-handed X250 with below specification:Processor intel core i7 5600U 2.6 GHzRAM 8GBHDD 500GBSSD 16GB for recovery and express cacheVGA Intel HD Graphic 5500Windows 7 Professional 64bit (the laptop restored to factory setting when I bought it) Would like to know your suggestion on what to do in the first place to get this laptop up and running smoothly.. Do i need to do Windows update / Lenovo apps update / etc? My first plan is to upgrade the windows boot disk to SSD without needing to do fresh windows installation because I don't have any windows installer. I'm only able to restore windows from ThinkVantage sysem restore to factoy setting. I have bought 256GB M.2 2242 SSD and planned to install it on M.2 slot next to WiFi card. I have tried to find tutorial on how to do this, the hardware installation seems pretty straight forward but I found various tutorial and apps recommended to do the Disk clone from current HDD to the SSD. Any recommendation which free software that I shoud use? Lastly, I still wondering if I change the boot device to the new SSD, confirming the windows boot up properly and then formating the original 500GB HDD which I intent to use it as a data storage only, Will all Lenovo Apps including the system restore/thinkvantage still working fine if I did that? Also I read some member mentioning about disabling express cache, anyone... Read more
Hello, I've been looking at Lenovo for a while to replace my laptop which is litterally falling apart (due to MSI's poor build quality), but I'm having a really hard time getting a proper overview of the features of the models available. The T'series seem like the way to go as they are supposedly the most rugged models, but it appears they only have room for a single storage device (m2?) and only up to 1tb, which cannot be correct? I've been looking to get a device that has room for a regular old HDD as I need a LOT of storage space (for audio production work), but now that I'm looking around I cannot seem to find any models that fit my description of rugged and solid build quiality and good expandability in regards to internal storage. Performance is also important but I'm perfectly happy with discrete graphics (which seems to be the norm with the thinkpad line)  I hope someone will be generous enough to take some time to help me out.
In my registry on my US English Win 7 Pro 64-bit machine, there is a high-level key with Chinese (or Korean?) characters. 
This is it - what is it?


I have exported the top key and its two subkeys and combined the text to show you. 
Here it is:

Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00




Key Name:          HKEY_CURRENT_USER\??????3\cache2

Class Name:       
<NO CLASS> Last Write Time:   11/10/2017 - 9:56 PM


Key Name:          HKEY_CURRENT_USER\??????3\ext

Class Name:       
<NO CLASS> Last Write Time:   11/10/2017 - 9:56 PM

What is this, and how did it get on my machine?

? In the office, Dell Optiplex 7040 with 8GB RAM, Win 7 Pro 64-bit and Office 2010
? At home, Dell Optiplex 7010 with 16GB RAM dual-booting Win 7 Pro 64-bit (now with Office 365 Home) and Win 10 Pro 64-bit
? Also still have Dell Optiplex 755 with 4GB RAM with Win XP Pro SP3 (which still gets updates with the POS hack) and Office 2003
I've recently switched to legacy from UEFI in the boot menu B/C im trying to get my pc to boot from a thumb drive, the only reason I switched is B/C when I tried to boot from a thumb drive it told me that it was blocked by my current security settings now when I try to turn it on and press and hold f12 to get ti my boot menu i cant get in and it gives me a beep code (that dosent convert to anything oh boy i tried) so after th;at happend i tried to boot back into bios with my f2 key and that beeps at me to. im so lost, my pc turns on "fine" i say it like that b/c it seems slower to turn on now it takes the good side of a minute to turn on now or just to give me a screen. heres my system specifications

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OS Version: Microsoft Windows 10 Home, 64 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Celeron(R) CPU N3350 @ 1.10GHz, Intel64 Family 6 Model 92 Stepping 9
Processor Count: 2
RAM: 3920 Mb
Graphics Card: Intel(R) HD Graphics, 1024 Mb
Hard Drives: C: 905 GB (718 GB Free); D: 24 GB (24 GB Free);
Motherboard: LENOVO, LNVNB161216
Antivirus: Windows Defender, Enabled and Updated
Hello may someone explain to me what a compact printer is. Like whats the difference between a thermal inkjet and a compact printer. Thank you!
hi , looking for some help i have an z390 Aorus elite , intel i7 9700k , 32gb Corsair Vengeance Ram , 1tb m.2 SSD
when the rig was first fired up Win10 pro loaded fine and after a very short period after loading drivers etc i started getting the BSOD . sometimes the machine will boot to windows and then crash other times it will crash straight away. I have tried reloading onto a brand new m.2 drive and new sata SSD drive and get the same thing . i stripped back to just the MB , m.2 drive and one stick of ram still the same.
replaced the board and new m.2 drive still the same re-seated the cpu run mem test (no issues). even trying to boot in safe mode crashes.
BSOD ranges from Machine check exception,whea unrecoverable error ,irql not less or equal and page fault in nonpaged area
the only thing i found was the voltage to the memory was at 1.20v and the ram states 1.35v .the only thing i can think off now is the CPU but the machine will not stay running long enough to test the CPU
never had issues like this on previous builds
any help would be appreciated
all kit was brand new
After about 20-30 minutes of using the discrete GPU for a game, I've noticed that dwm.exe and csrss.exe suddenly use a GPU quite heavily. Consequently, the game freezes and the only possible action is to quit the game completely. The excessive GPU usage by DWM and CSRSS also occurs sometimes after rebooting the computer and waiting a few minutes. I've seen someone else post about the same problem at https://www.reddit.com/r/thinkpad/comments/bnld6k/thinkpad_t480_gpu_and_dwmexe_help/. What can I try doing? My laptop is covered by an active warranty if that matters. System Details: Model: ThinkPad T480OS: Windows 10 version 1809Intel Graphics Drivers: GeForce MX150 Drivers: Things Tried:Restarting the laptopUninstall the nVidia drivers and reinstalling them via Lenovo VantageInstalling the latest Intel drivers from support.lenovo.comCooling down the laptopGoing to the nVidia Control Panel | Manage 3D settings and setting "Power management mode" to "Prefer maximum performance"Monitoring temperatures to see if they ever passed 60 degrees CelsiusScreenshots of the GPU Activity from Process Explorer:Context: tph.exe is a game. 

Lenovo Stuff: ThinkPad T400 (2764CTO) + Advanced Dock, ThinkPad T440p + Ultra Dock, assorted batteries, screws, and nubs
Suggestion: Presently on my T480 when I set the battery charge threshold (with both batteries fully charged)in order to get the second battery down to the new threshold my system discharges one battery to 5%then starts to discharge the other battery. Would it be possible for the system to discharge the first battery down to the newly-set threshold,and then SWITCH to the 2nd (also fully charged) battery and draw it down to the newly set threshold? It seems wasteful to force the first battery thru a full discharge cycle just to get the second battery down to the newlyset threshold. ... 

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I m using lenovo laptop more than 2 years and never faced any issue with it. But today when I started my laptop, its asking OneKey Recovery and giving me 2 option -1- Restore from initial backup2- Restore from user's backup Now my question is - 1- why I m getting this onekey recovery?? Without doing anything?2- I don't want to lose my data so what I do now? Can I go to lenovo service center or do it myself but I don't have backup. 
Is there a way to adjust the screen brightness as soon as the ON button is pressed and the screen lights up? I'm using linux and i have to wait to get X started and a session opened to be able to reduce it with Fn+F5 and it does not memorise it. So i have to repeat this operation at every OS boot. By default the brightness is at the maximum.