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Windows 10 has made an obscure path to finding how to change my browser.  I have MS Edge opening with Google and want to change it for IE.  I select IE from the default apps list and it changes back to Google every time.  I uninstalled Google
and no change.  Can someone help me with this?
Hello. There have already been multiple forms created about this topic but mine is a little different from the others I have read so thats why I still went ahead and created this one. I am a session musician who travels a lot and I need a good laptop that I can take with me on the road. I have a good background In technology so I know a lot about desktop systems but I am having trouble picking a laptop system. I want something that Is fast for music recording and something that can handle video editing and photoshop. I barely game so the graphics card is not a very big problem but If i could fit something into the budget that could run some games that would be kind of cool. storage is not really a problem for me either as I have a spare laptop 1TB hard drive laying around. Thanks and I hope I was specific enough. the more RAM the better also as I sometimes run virtual machines. I was thinking about a lenovo t440 or something of that nature but I am sure some of you could have better suggestions. Also the cheaper the better obviously.
 
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Previously my server was infected with Ransomware , so i install Windows Patch MS17-010.
Then no more infection/attempt.

Now, I'm getting popup for Coinmin/Coinminer eventhough AV can clean up, it keep popup.

May I Know which  security patches should I installed to prevent this attempt again?
Hi,

I have a two year old MacBook Air (13") which now has bad liquid damage after I stupidly used it while cooking two nights ago. I have been quoted as NZ$899+VAT to replace the logic board/fix it. So after GST I may swell buy a brand new one as it would be only an extra hundred or two more or less. But I have a few questions...

1. Is this NZ$899+GST cost about right to replace a logic board? I am asking around different places for repair quotes. I have no insurance on it by the way. It seems like a hell of a lot of money thats all, but I have no knowledge of this area!

2. If I do end up buying a brand new one, does that mean I lose all the documents and packages on my broken laptop? I suppose I would with documents not on iCloud but what about packages like Microsoft Word/Excel etc which I bought about a year ago?

3. If I try sell the broken one for parts, can I somehow delete all my personal documents and data (stored passwords etc) beforehand or am I safer to just keep it/chuck it? I can't turn it back on so I'm not sure if this is possible but other people seem to do it...?

4. What would you do in my situation?

Thank you!

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Hi everyone,my X1 Carbon 5th gen originally had a loose middle trackpoint button. After developing problems with the left mouse button - it only recognized every second click - I replaced the keyboard bezel.The first replacement had a loose left trackpoint button and some problems with the keyboard. The second replacement also had a loose left trackpoint button and every time I pressed the power button I heard a cracking sound coming from the right corner. The third replacement doesn't show this cracking sound but it also suffers from a loose left mouse button. All of them were made by Chicony (german keyboard layout).This leads me to the question:Does any of you have the same problem with his / her device?Please comment which keyboard you have (manufacturer and layout) and if your device suffers from the same problem or not.Thanks For my part, I'm pretty disappointed by Lenovo's quality control...--resonance
Hi, I have a t520 with an FDE full disk encryption hard drive (seagate momentus thin). Going to the BIOS I see it has the user and master password set only for the hard drive. I know the user password (and fingerprint) and I can access the hard drive contents. But now I bought a SSD to replace the disk and I want to use the disk in an external usb drive, which I guess it's not possible unless I decrypt / format the drive. I tried removing the hard drive password but that requires the master drive password. I don't mind losing the data as I can backup it up. Is there someway to reset that master password (losing data obviously) or just erase/format the disk?Or any way to just remove all encryption and use this as a "normal" disk? I have my invoice for the laptop and I know the user password, so this is not any phishy attempt to decrypt 3rd party stuff
I don't know why, but IE will not open while i'm in chrome, my p.c. is windows 8.1 i need to do a speed test for a job, it opened the other day, now it will not.  i need to open new browser in IE to do this test, but i cannot how do i do this, when
i open it i have no access to chrome at all without loosing what i need.  help will sure be appreciated asap
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What's the difference between a 1151 and a 1151(300 Series) CPU ?
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so when i installed win10 to my computer, my primary drive that windows is on decided to split itself in 2 drive paths. so now i have a c and d for one disc. My cdrive fills up super fast and so im wondering if there is a way to unpartion it so it is back to 1 single drive path
 
My G50-80 Laptop (Lenovo) - Type 80L0 running Win10 stopped working back in 2016, My warranty ran out right when it returned from repairs and lucky for me it just happened to break 2 weeks after being repaired! I tried a few things back then but nothing worked and I gave up, buying a cheap laptop just to get me through my job. I'm returning to this laptop though because I feel like it can be fixed and I want to give it to a friend if I can fix it. I've tried hard resetting, with and without battery. Opened it up, reseated ram and memory. I can't access BIOS. I plugged it into an HDMI display to see if something was wrong with the laptop display. I might have done a bunch of other things I can't remember. Nothing has worked. I did notice when reseating that my laptop had room for a two-part memory but the second part wasn't there, I don't know if this was a mistake by the repair team? Or if it's not needed. (My computer knowledge is lacking.)  I sent my laptop in for repair because the USB got overloaded and broke every input on the right side of the computer. They replaced everything but what the computer needed to work again and sent it back, so I sent it in again..... This time it came back fixed. My warranty ended. And then it broke 2 weeks later. I'm tired of my laptops crapping out and I just want to fix them myself so I don't have to keep buying what I can't afford. (Also can't afford to send it in and have it fixed, if nothing works I guess I'l... Read more
Last month, I moved from Hong Kong to Canada and brought my pc with me. Before then, I could play PUBG on my pc with no problems besides slightly low fps issues. However, ever since I've arrived to Canada, PUBG doesn't respond on launch. Then I hear a click and my whole pc goes to a coloured screen with no message. The problem also occurs when I do certain stress tests. I only bought my pc for 3 months so I doubt anything is broken. Here are my specs :

CPU : Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-7100 CPU @ 3.90GHz, 3912 Mhz, 2 Core(s), 4 Logical Processor(s)
GPU : GTX 750 TI
Hard drive: WD Blue 1TB Desktop Hard Disk Drive - 5400 RPM SATA 6 Gb/s 64MB
8 GB of ram

My pc is not the greatest but it certainly ran PUBG with no issues before so plz don't just tell me to buy a better pc, I wouldn't be here if I could do that. I suspect something might have gone loose while I was travelling
 
Recently purchased a Lenovo All-in One , running Windows 10. When using Google browser I am able to print any webpage that I am viewing. But if using Microsoft Edge, I press cntrl-p and up comes the print dialog box . But I get an error : "We couldn't reach this printer. Make sure this printer is on and is connected to the network..."

The same thing happens if I change the printer to "Microsoft Print to Pdf".

I've read on the internet that a lot of people have this same problem with Edge.

My printer is a Canon MX920 series printer / fax / scanner.

This message does not appear when using Google browser. Any ideas why Edge is a problem ?
 
I discovered that Microsoft Windows 10 automatically makes albums of all my pictures. I removed the tile but I need to know if the pictures are actually duplicated on my computer. If so it is taking up much space since I found albums dating back years. I cannot always find the album page but when I do I try to delete pictures.
Are these photos synced with Microsoft cloud or do they reside on my computer and is there a short way to find them?
 
The stuff I was reading said that a second drive could be installed in the ultrabay. I think that's where the DVD is installed.Is there a faster CPU available? Mine is 2.4 GHz. The Lenovo list is old so is there something newer? 
I have a ideapad z580 that was upgraded to windows 10 ver 1803 (build:17134.285). When I try to find drivers on the support page here the list of OS does not include Win 10 drivers. Also, when the support page detects my system it reports that Win 7 is my OS. Please advise.Thank You
Hi, I just bought the Yoga 920 and I would like to try undervolting the CPU to reduce heat, would that void the 1-year warranty?
Currently have a Lenovo W530 that won't turn on. Right before the laptop "died" I was doing work and it was plugged in and then it suddenly just turned off. When I plug the laptop in the charging indicator light does not turn on (nor do any lights). Here is what I've attempted:Removed the battery and unplug from power and hold the power button for a minute to dissipate any charge that may remain. Then I just plug in the charger and try to turn the laptop back onPurchased a new battery chargerIn both cases nothing has changed, it seems like the laptop is just dead. My next attempt would be to replace the CMOS battery but I feel like I should be getting some sort of response from the charge being plugged in, regardless whether or not it needs a new CMOS battery. Any suggestions? Thanks in advance.
I planned to purchase Lenovo WiGig dock for my x270 but postponed the decision after reading commentaries about compatibility issues with some of Thinkpad models.As I understand, the only WiGig compatible WiFi module is Intel 18260 (Triple band?).My x270 (product no. 20K5S08T08) has Intel Dual Band AC-8260.I assume that WiGig will not work with my Thinkpad.Am I right? 
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I am facing following problems when I try to connect my Segate External Hard Disk(2TB) to my laptop which is of windows 10 version:
a)My hard disk is showing uninitialized in Computer Management and is not detected in My Computer. When I tried to change it to online or
offline, it showed the error: "The operation could not be performed due to to an I/O error". Additionally, it showed Device Not Migrated in its properties section(I have all my windows update done up to date).
b)When I tried the diskpart commands in cmd, first I typed diskpart in command prompt. It shows around 132 PB size(in place of 2TB). When
I ran "clear all" command to delete all partitions, it succeeded. When I exit diskpart and tried to list the disk again using 'list disk' command, it is not showing up. It shows up only when it is ejected and connected again.
c)When I installed EaseUS partition recovery master, it shows unsupported. The hard drive previously worked in almost all versions of windows
including windows 10. When I tried surface test in this software, it showed some 7000 bad sectors which was not responding when it reached 12%.
d)When I ran sfc/scannow command, it didn't show up any errors.
e)In the device management option, I am not able to click Shrink volume option as it looks like it is disabled.
We just setup 6 M910q's at a client's site, and we're having so many problems getting anything on the monitors. They are older Samsung monitors, but not all the same. We've also tried a Dell and an Acer monitor. All the monitors have DV-I and VGA inputs, no DP or HDMI. We've tried different DP to VGA and DP to DV-I adapters, and all with the same result. 3 of the 6 machines were working with the DP to VGA adapters connected to the DP port closest to the power connector. When we tried to conenct a second DP to DV-I or even DP to VGA adapter to the next DP port, we either got no signal at the monitor, or the monitor would come on, flash lines of black, then lose the signal. It just cycled through that sequence. When we tried the third DP port, no signal at all on the monitors. Like I said, this was happening on 6 different M910q's, about 10 different adapters (different brands, active and passive), and 5 different monitors. We then plugged the non-working setup from the second DP to the first DP, the monitor came on with a signal. At my desk when I setup the computers, I have an older Dell monitor with only VGA and DV-I, and I had no problems with a signal. My monitor never lost the signal. Has anyone else encountered this, and if so, is there any working fix short of telling the client they need to purchase new monitors? We have USB to VGA adapters on them at the moment, which work fine, but that is by no means a fix. Just a temporary band-aid. Any suggestions would ... Read more
Dears .. this is first topic to me and i need kilndly support because its hard problem ..i was have windows 10 at my laptob and i was need to installing windows 7 so i make boot usb and delete system reserve partition and c partition then creat one partition c .. after that i try to installing windows 7 from usb but it give me error that windows cant intalling ..i buy DVd windows and installing from it and it works will .. now i'm trying to install windows 10 again but after welcome screen it give error load drive so i need help and i will but photo for my BIOS and problem   
ok, so I've had my yoga for around 7 months and been connected to the same but hub for that long. Now suddenly the laptop is saying no internet connection.I can connect to hub with all other devices, and my laptop will connect to my phone (used as a WiFi hotspot) and by openzone.I have tried forgetting hub and re connecting, resetting hub and also tried to log in to router with no success. I have logged in to router through other device which says laptop in connected.Any ideas!? 
Thinkpad X1 Extreme (20MF000DUS) comes with 1 TB Solid State Drive, PCIe-NVME OPAL2.0 M.2. But there are no details on the vendor so I cannot check the benchmarks. I want to buy additional SSD and my decision depends on the speed of X1 Extreme primary SSD. Depending on it's performance I will buy more fast SSD or save money and buy cheaper one, since there is no point in faster secondary SSD if I use it as part of RAID 1. For this I need to know the exact SSD Lenovo ships X1 Extreme with. Also, is it possible to make RAID 1 with any SSD of the same capacity, or there might be an issue with some?
I posted this on the tablet forum but probably more appropriate here: I am one of the lucky ones who just got the X1 Carbon Touch (after a 2 month wait). Touch screen is VERY spotty.  Will just stop working.  All the time.  Even in the middle of gestures. I found that by going to the upper right corner touch will start working again, and then it'll stop moments later in the middle of an activity. This is Windows 8, of course.  I have used plenty of other Windows 8 devices so I'm not a novice.  I have never seen this behavior.  Is this a driver problem?  A setting I don't know about (some special Lenovo thing?).  I am hoping its not hardware.  The fact that touching the upper right corner enables things for awhile seems to indicate its not hardware but not certain.













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I'm not aware of ever having created a OneDrive account (nor an outlook.com account) but I just received an email saying my OneDrive account would be deleted because it hasn't been used in two years. I am running MS Office 2010 and never use cloud storage. Does this account get created automatically by some software Like MS Office 2010 or other? It's odd because I don't have any log in details for said account. I'm fine with it being deleted but would like to know how it got created in the first place so any input would be appreciated.

Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.4
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 8.1 Pro, 64 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-4670 CPU @ 3.40GHz, Intel64 Family 6 Model 60 Stepping 3
Processor Count: 4
RAM: 7986 Mb
Graphics Card: Intel(R) HD Graphics 4600, 1024 Mb
Hard Drives: C: 917 GB (849 GB Free);
Motherboard: LENOVO, SHARKBAY
Antivirus: Windows Defender, Enabled and Updated
 
I am struggling with my docking station for my ThinkPad 480s.  I have two docking stations.  One by Lenovo type 40AJ and the other by DELL.  The dual monitor DP setup resets every 3 to 5 minutes causing the monitors to go black with the Lenovo UltraDocking Station.  So I switched out that docking station with the DELL universal docking station.  When I use the USB C/Thunderbolt port the same thing happens.  When I use the USB 3 port, I have no problems.  I have looked in the event viewer and I can see where the laptop switches from external to battery power, but nothing else.  Also, I have updated the drivers for Thunderbolt. Has anyone seen and resolved this issue?
Hi I have a Lenovo laptop G585 and am having much trouble with sounds especially when playing something on youtube It freezes and is blurred and there is a buzzing and cracking sound have tried everything I can with my limited knowledge. My computer seems to be doing quite weird things like speaking what I have just written never has happened before. Also my mozilla thunderbird is very very slow.Hope someone can help thanks.
 
Alright, so, I got a new laptop, as anyone would do, I installed games, tons of games, all but 1 worked, GTA V didn't due to error 0xc000007b
I researched and downloaded dll files, updated everything to the latest possible, downloaded cracks, did everything you could with common knowledge, 2 weeks later, today, I saw a thread saying that that particular error might be related to windows errors and stuff, this was extra intriguing for me cuz I changed some of the d3d files in system32 and more of my games stopped working, I did everything including reinstall windows but it didnt work, so I saw an article about SFC, i thought hey that will be useful, so I ran sfc /scannow the cursor moved to the next line and thats it, then i tried dism, this time a couple of lines appeared and then that's it, nothing else, it didn't freeze but nothing happened, what do I do help me man, a lot of my stuff isn't working after I messed with the d3d files
 
Can someone please tell me what I have to do to dismantle the motherboard from the PC. I am returning it as it is faulty and I have been asked to take it off and take photos of it. Any help would be appreciated! Image attached.
 
We just setup 6 M910q's at a client's site, and we're having so many problems getting anything on the monitors. They are older Samsung monitors, but not all the same. We've also tried a Dell and an Acer monitor. All the monitors have DV-I and VGA inputs, no DP or HDMI. We've tried different DP to VGA and DP to DV-I adapters, and all with the same result. 3 of the 6 machines were working with the DP to VGA adapters connected to the DP port closest to the power connector. When we tried to conenct a second DP to DV-I or even DP to VGA adapter to the next DP port, we either got no signal at the monitor, or the monitor would come on, flash lines of black, then lose the signal. It just cycled through that sequence. When we tried the third DP port, no signal at all on the monitors. Like I said, this was happening on 6 different M910q's, about 10 different adapters (different brands, active and passive), and 5 different monitors. We then plugged the non-working setup from the second DP to the first DP, the monitor came on with a signal. At my desk when I setup the computers, I have an older Dell monitor with only VGA and DV-I, and I had no problems with a signal. My monitor never lost the signal. Has anyone else encountered this, and if so, is there any working fix short of telling the client they need to purchase new monitors? We have USB to VGA adapters on them at the moment, which work fine, but that is by no means a fix. Just a temporary band-aid. Any suggestions would ... Read more
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Is it possible to replace the none backlit with a backlit version for lenovo V330-14IKB
The specs mentions it as optional.
Cannot see a thing in the dark...
 
Thank  you in advance!
 
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Sir i have lenovo thinkpad x220,unfortunatly thinkvantage blue button not working and  i had found lenovo product recovery is missing from system recovery option. i had already discuss with lenovo service centre they told me that file is corrupted. but still my win7 is running as well as updating daily, i need your help sir....I am shareing some pic
Is it possible to get defult setting, or purchage...this is my mail id: *******@yahoo.comlenovo product recovery is missing
 
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So I have just bought a used pc and went to the recovery tab on windows 10 and chose to reset and delete all files (not the one which wipes the drive clean). And after that my screen went black as it should rested, but even after 30 minutes as I tried restarting it manualy nothing appears on the screen. Can it be because I am using an hdmi cable and tv? It shows that there is signal but its black
 
Hi, is it worth it to upgrade from Thinkpad X1 Yoga 1st Gen OLED to Thinkpad X1 Yoga 2nd Gen (2017) OLED? I am very happy with my 1st gen but found an inexpensive 2nd gen OLED on eBay. The CPU is faster (7600u vs. 6700u). Something changed about the mechanics of keyboard retraction. And USB-C. I want OLED so 3rd gen is out of the question. The SSD is smallish (256GB) on the 2nd gen from eBay, so I am planning to replace the ssd with a 970 Pro 1TB. Any problems I could experience with this?
I want to sideload a windows 8.1 app for all users on a surface tablet. What I was originally doing was running a powershell script as part of a MSI to sideload an app using the
Add-AppxPackage command. I have found out that I actually need to install the windows app for all users and from googling, it looks like
Add-AppxProvisionedPackage is what I am looking for. However, it seems that this command is designed to modify a windows image or modify the Online (current install) to have this app when
a new user is created as the documentation for -PackagePath reads "This package will be added for every new user account." I want the install to add the app to all current users on the machine and to allow new users to have this app as well that
log into the machine. How can I do this?
Hi i have a windows 7 laptop. but the virus is on my USB. Initially my 16 gb USB was showing as just 1.5 GB. I googled the issue and fixed it, now the problem is a folder called files which shows as an application in types and a file called www.cricscore which is a msdos application keeps showing up in the usb. Deleting it doesnt help they keep coming back. Its the same with formatting. I clicked the file it may have copied itself to my laptop as well. I am not sure. Kindly help.
This is Sysinfo file log
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OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7 Professional, Service Pack 1, 64 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-2310M CPU @ 2.10GHz, Intel64 Family 6 Model 42 Stepping 7
Processor Count: 4
RAM: 1956 Mb
Graphics Card: Intel(R) HD Graphics Family, 786 Mb
Hard Drives: C: 97 GB (17 GB Free); D: 135 GB (29 GB Free);
Motherboard: Dell Inc., 061W4M
Antivirus: None
 
Hi All,  I am trying to figure out how to upgrade my current solid state drive (128 gb) to a 240 gb ssd. I don't know how to figure out which hard drive will work for me. I would like to get the following hard drive: PNY CS900 240GB 2.5? Sata III Internal Solid State Drive (SSD) - (SSD7CS900-240-RB)https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0719D9YL7/ref=ox_sc_act_title_1?smid=ATVPDKIKX0DER&psc=1 I have a Lenovo yoga 720 12IKB Can anyone help me figure out how to identify which hard drives would work for my computer? I'm sorry for my ignorance and apologize if this isn't the forum to ask this question. Thanks so much in advance for any help that you guys can provide!
Hi All I have a problem with my camera showing just an distorted image. I have tried to update and rollback the camera driver. Could this be a hardware issue? See attached image.
Bought T580 with 512GB SSD 2 days ago. Yesterday and today it had this error above. Please advise. Running diagnostic did not resolve. Please help. Thank you.
Apparently there is a "cool" feature for bringing rogue windows (displaying off your screens in dual screen mode) back into view.
This "cool" feature doesn't appear to work with dialogs.
I have a dialog that is chopped off so that the bottom 3/4 is showing and I cannot get to the top bar.  No amount of clicking on it or other "cool" windoze 7 tricks I have tried works.
 
I have gone into the config files for the software to see if it persists the dialog location - no luck.
Scanning the registry finds the entry for the application but no persistence stored.
 
Any ideas?  The application is java based, is that the problem?
I have a server 2016 server that a couple of the users cannot set a custom level of security in IE and they cannot add sites to the whitelist. I have looked and HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet
Settings\Security_HKLM_Only keeps on getting reset to 1 from 0. I think this is happening when I open IE. I have looked through gpos, rsop, etc. I dont know what is causing this. Can someone help me?
Is there anyway that I can recover my Money Plus password, I have forgotten it!!!
 
Hi, Is it possible to replace the none backlit with a backlit version for lenovo V330-14IKBThe specs mentions it as optional.Cannot see a thing in the dark... Thank  you in advance!
I have a brand new lenovo yoga 720 15 inch with the I7 proccessor and the gx 1050. All the games i play on it lag and the screen feels like it has a low refresh rate than 60 please help me. Even in simple 2d games like moonlighter im getting 40-60 fps . I tried change the GPU it used to the nvidia one and it still lags
Yesterday out of nowhere my fingerprint sensor just stopped working, doesn't turn on, doesn't show up in device manager, I have disconnected it reconnected it nothing... Lenovo Vantage no drivers... I need to know what is going on. Someone, please help.
Hello Everyone !
i used to work with IE 9 and now after updating to 11 i got a problem
in IE 9, the data that contains slash shows me vice versa, but when i updated to 11, the new one works well,
unfortunately our users got used to work with vice versa information.
I'm talking about Numbers.
for example the number is 15/14 that IE9 shows you 14/15 and IE11 shows you 15/14
i need to set IE11 to behave like IE9 in this case
 I met the local group policy but there is no option about it. 
How can i resolve it ?
Thank you all.
recently purchased Lenovo Yoga 530 Notebook. I'm quite happy with it, but it seems I did not pay enough attention to USB-C port specs when choosing a laptop.I tried connecting the 530 to a Lenovo USB-C Docking station (not sure what's the model, but it has 2 DisplayPorts), but only Ethernet was working and nothing else: no monitors, no nothing. It seems that Thunderbolt functionality is necessary for USB-C docking stations to work properly.I was wondering, which docking station would be compatible with Yoga 530? I am unable to even find Yoga 530 in Lenovo's accessory picker-tool. Free movies 2018 | 1337x mirros and proxies |  Free Quick shortcut maker APk
My X220 has been showing the blue screen of death lately, not allowing windows to start at all. I ran Lenovo recovery on it but it failed at the last step. So with unsucessful recovery I formatted my C: and hope to run recovery from fresh. However, now due to possible altering of the master boot record, I can no only run recovery by pressing the ThinkAdvantage button at startup! The 10 GB Recovery Partition is still there, intact, as D:, but how can I possibly recover the laptop at this point, when it's not possible to boot up into the recovery mode?













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