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how to change file extensions, so that the most recent MS-Word version will open the file?

I have other, older MS-Word versions on this machine, too, that I want to maintain.
Will the M920x support a i7-8087K or i7-9700 processor? Specification i7-8087KPRODUCT INFORMATIONMfr Part#BX80684I78086KUPC735858381819TECHNOLOGYProcessor TypeDesktopLaunch DateQ2'18Unlocked MultiplierYesAdvanced TechnologiesAES New InstructionsIdle StatesThermal Monitoring TechnologiesExecute Disable BitIntel Hyper-Threading TechnologyIntel Virtualization Technology (VT-x)Intel 64Enhanced Intel SpeedStep TechnologyIntel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d)Intel Trusted Execution TechnologyIntel Turbo Boost 2.0 TechnologyIntel VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT)Intel Identity Protection TechnologyIntel TSX-NIIntel Optane MemorySPECIFICATIONSCompatibilityIntel B360Intel H310Intel H370Intel Q370Intel Z370Intel Z390CPU CoreCoffee LakeProcessorCore i7 8086KOperating Frequency4.0GHzTurbo Speed5.0GHzCoresSix-CoreNumber of Threads12 Processing ThreadsSocket TypeLGA 1151Level 3 Cache12MBThermal Power95WMaximum Operating Temperature100CProcessor Architecture14nmProcessor Data Width64-BitGRAPHICS SPECIFICATIONSGraphics SpecificationsIntel UHD Graphics 630Graphics CoreIntel UHD Graphics 630Graphics Base Frequency350 MHzGraphics Max Dynamic Frequency1.2 GHzIntel HD GraphicsYesIntel HD Graphics with Dynamic FrequencyYesIntel Quick Sync VideoYesIntel InTRU 3D TechnologyYesIntel Clear Video HD TechnologyYesDual Display CapableYesMEMORY SPECIFICATIONSIntegrated Memory ControllerYesMaximum Memory Supported64GBMemory TypeDDR4-2666Memory Channels Supported2Maximum Memory Band... Read more
I am interested in playing 4K games with high/highest settings. Which set up is better: X1C6/X1Y3 + eGPU + RTX 2080 or X1E/P1?
Hi,I searched this and other forums but could not find an answer.I recently replaced a battery in my T540p.The new battery seems to work fine and has longer life than the old one.However, the laptop started to misbehave after the replacement. Prior to the battery replacement, when I opened the lid it would take very short time for it to "wake up".Now, instead of going to "sleep", it goes in to hibernation mode?  because when I open the lid, the machine says, "Windows resume" and it takes longer before I can use it. I wonder if I should set it to go to sleep only and never go to hibernation mode even when on battery? I appreciate your help 

T540pWin 7, i7 4GB x 2, GT 730M
Bought a P71 this summer. It was new then, and so I am surprised to see it gone from the website's P-series line-up.It appears that the P72 has taken its place...   Should I be worried about the future of my P71 and future support issued due to its short life?Why did they phase it out so quickly?  
Just got done uninstalling Microsoft's latest update to Windows 10 Pro November 13, 2018?KB4467702 (OS Build 17134.407Constant crashes rendered my system unusable. Removing it solved the issue. Just a head's up for any other Thinkpad users.Not sure what it was about this update that kept causing the blue screens, maybe somebody from LENOVO will see this and pass it on to tech support so that they can look into the issue. I believe other non-Lenovo computers aren't being affected...
well I explain my situation happens that about 2 weeks ago my pc with windows xp I present the following error: windows has not been started because the next file is missing or damaged is the hal.dll file and I want to know if this can be solved without the Windows CD xp original since I do not have it I wait for your answers
Hello I just bought a new laptop (hp)

What is the best way to charge the battery for first time use ?

Thank you!
System :
Intel Core i5-6400 @ 2.7GHz (3.3GHz Turbo)
8GB of DDR3 (Single-Channel)
AMD Radeon RX 480 XFX 8GB Black Edition
Acer Mini-ITX motherboard
PSU specs :
+3.3V = 28A
+5V = 30V
+12V1 = 18A
+12V2 = 18A

Will this be enough power for my system?
i ran a hardware test after i install a new windows 10 and it says i have a storage devices problem with code : W1Z618XFJ-7SLCRGmy laptop was not responding and the windows looding screen keep going...i have tried to install a new windows and nothing changed so i tried and i did a format to the hard disk and the problem remains so i re-install the windows and i ran a hardware test and it says there is a problem so anyone know what i should do ?
Hello, I purchased the Lenovo yoga 3rd generation this September.Within 2 WEEKS my charger was broken, and within 2 MONTH my computer was gone.I'm a master student in CS so I use a notebook every day. My coding works everything within two months is all gone. My ongoing project cannot even be recovered. How can 2-month-old laptop go to suddenly black screen? I never had experience of notebook go to bad within two months.The worst thing is I purchase up-grade service which called "3 years On-site Service". I called the customer center, and they promised that the technician would visit your place 11/20 and guess what? Nobody ever calls me. I have mid-term right now with a broken computer which even cannot into OS. IF you promise to visit me, at least you have to give me a call or email but nothing. VERY UNPROFESSIONAL. I paid too much for this computer and they gave me this. What should I do? 
Hey I?m getting a new pc after saving for ages
I just wanted to know if these parts are compatible and good for gaming?
If I buy a "Smart" TV it will be internet enabled. So my WiFi will find it and I can use WMP to stream movies from my computer's HD to the television.
So all I would need to buy is a "Smart TV" and the rest should happen fairly easily.

PC World has this article that explained it:

I just need my hand held on the "Smart TV" deal.
Will any TV that is internet enabled be able to do this. Does it have to specifically call itself a "Smart TV"?
If I do it this way do I need Roku or Hulu or something else (I am an Amazon Prime member, I think their stuff streams too)

Do I need to buy a bunch of extra stuff or will a "Smart TV" let me play stuff on my hard disk to my television?

Also, how bad are the speakers on "Smart TVs"? Do you really need a sound bar or will the the speaker built in be good enough? Currently I use a Sanyo TV, it is very large but only has a 27 inch screen. It has a tube in the back and only connections for cable or RCA jacks. The video is finally slipping enough I am going to replace it.
Anyway, the speakers on the Sanyo are plenty good, will a "Smart TV" have comparable speakers or do I really need the sound bar. (I am going to buy about a 40 inch Smart TV on Black Friday or Cyber Monday, depending on if WMP will work or not, hopefully a 40 incher will have some sort of speaker.

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I just received an X1E, and it appears that Active Protection is installed (there is a process running called "Lenovo Active Protection System - Install Service" from a service called ApsInsSvc.exe. From what I understand this is redudant in a system with an SSD, so I thought I would try uninstalling it. However, I can't find a simple way of doing this. I found a couple of threads on this forum that points towards finding the uninstaller via the registry. I followed this advice, but there is no uninstall registry entry. I can just disable the service, but would prefer to do a clean remove. Any suggestions on how to remove it? Thanks,
Spoiler (Highlight to read)I have purchased this Notebook 81JS0005GE and this docking station https://support.lenovo.com/ec/en/solutions/acc100356 ( ThinkPad Thunderbolt 3 Dock). Everything is working just fine except two things:The Laptop is not charging only via thunderbolt (tbt-cable in back of docking station, firmware and drivers up to date)My second screen will only connect if i stick the hdmi cable directly into the laptop and will only detect one over the docking station.Is the Thunderbolt Slot somehow not capable of doing double monitor and charging? Especially the charging is upsetting... I have purchased this Notebook 81JS0005GE and this docking station https://support.lenovo.com/ec/en/solutions/acc100356 ( ThinkPad Thunderbolt 3 Dock). Everything is working just fine except two things:The Laptop is not charging only via thunderbolt (tbt-cable in back of docking station, firmware and drivers up to date)My second screen will only connect if i stick the hdmi cable directly into the laptop and will only detect one over the docking station.Is the Thunderbolt Slot somehow not capable of doing double monitor and charging? Especially the charging is upsetting...  
Hello, all! After weeks of researching, I finally settled on the X1 Yoga 3rd Gen as the laptop of my choice, but, unfortunately, I've seen so many users complain about Ghost Touching on this. And that really makes me want to not buy it, so, my question is, how prevalent is this issue about Ghost Touches?I read the other thread, but it's a bit outdated, and wanted a more recent response.  Like, are my chances of getting the Ghost Touch high or low if I get the product?  Have they fixed the issue in the new batches, or, is it still a huge risk I face?  Thanks in advance for the responses! 
How can I update my bios when my only operating system is Linux ? thanksMatt
I have a ThinkPad P1 of model 20MD and am experiencing an issue where the laptop is working too slow on battery mode. The ProblemThe thermal and power limit seems to be the same regardless of whether:Intel (R) SpeedStep technology [Enabled]Mode for BatteryandAdaptive Thermal ManagementScheme for Batteryare set to [Maximum Performance] or [Battery Optimized] . Expected ResultsBeing a mobile workstation, it is unacceptable to have a 60 C thermal limit or ~30 W power limit. It also does not make sense these two settings do nothing at all. These two settings are supposed to set conservative/power-saving limits when [Battery Optimized] is chosen. When [Maximum Performance] is chosen, the laptop is supposed to function at a power that is close to being plugged. RemarksThis problem exists on all version of BIOS since the product is launched. Updating to the latest BIOS (1.15) does not help by much. I believe this is either an software bug in the BIOS or two untested features in the BIOS.
Tried to reset IE
Tried to change registry" regedt" as per instructions
After adding a bunch of counters  to the Current Activity window in PerfMon, is there any way to export those counters to a data Collector set?  I.e., I want to turn a real-time graph that shows all the counter activity into a data collector
set which is used for logging.  Thanks.
Hello everyone, on the occasion of the black friday I wanted to update my laptop.I state that I have never opened a laptop.Seeing videos online and documenting on the net, I discovered that the portable is prepared for the ssd m.2: do you confirm it? Samsung MZ-V7E500BW SSD 970 EVO, 500 GB, M.2, NVMe could be fine. I would use the current HDD to save data.Next I would also like to increase the ram: currently it is stopping at 8 GB. Okay this Crucial DDR4 (provided it has the same characteristics as frequency ...)? Should you buy two new ones? Thanks guys.
On top of the audio popping I am receiving while having headphones plugged into the X1E, I am now getting crackling noises from the speakers when I play any sounds. Changing to the Windows' audio driver fixes the crackling noise, but the sound is lower and less defined. Edit: Turning off Spatial Sound for Dolby Atmos Headphones seems to solve cracking problems (with and without headphones) without having to change the Realtek drivers. I'm not sure what's up with Dolby Atmos.
Hi, my P1 has been doing this since I got it. Installed the latest Power Management driver and hoped it would be fixed as the release notes indicated a similar issue was addressed (but for Windows 7). No luck. When I click the battery maximizer gauge, the menu pops up for a nanosecond then is gone. I tried the solution in here https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/Lenovo-Vantage-Knowledge-Base/How-to-fix-Lenovo-Vantage-Toolbar-Battery... and it worked initially but then the behavior returned. It's only a minor annoyance ... but it would be nice to fix. Anyone? TIA! -kj-

P1: 8850H, FHD, 16gb, 512gb, P2000, IR Camera, Windows 10 ProT450s & X201t (I forget the specs, lol)
Old version of Photoshop Elements, don't know the number. Today the clone stamp got stuck on the Pattern mode and I don't want a pattern, just a copy of a selected area. I've reset the tool to no avail. How do I get away from the pattern and back to the copy mode?

Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium, Service Pack 1, 64 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-2320 CPU @ 3.00GHz, Intel64 Family 6 Model 42 Stepping 7
Processor Count: 4
RAM: 8104 Mb
Graphics Card: Intel(R) HD Graphics, -1988 Mb
Hard Drives: C: 916 GB (810 GB Free); F: 4657 GB (3851 GB Free);
Motherboard: Dell Inc., 0GDG8Y
Antivirus: ThreatTrack Security VIPRE, Enabled and Updated
Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7 Enterprise, 64 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-2720QM CPU @ 2.20GHz, Intel64 Family 6 Model 42 Stepping 7
Processor Count: 8
RAM: 12245 Mb
Graphics Card: Standard VGA Graphics Adapter, 3 Mb
Hard Drives: C: 74 GB (24 GB Free); D: 37 GB (11 GB Free);
Motherboard: Dell Inc., 04YY4M
Antivirus: None
I have a folder containing a number of .doc files. I want to change this to a main .doc file containing the said .doc files. How can I do this? Allan.
Hi,I've got a Lenovo Y50-70 running Windows 10. I've had this issue for years, and my frustration has finally reached the point where I'm writing a post for help.The issue:I have a program playing some form of sound, say Spotify. Now if I start playing sound from a different program at the same time, the sound from Spotify will be dulled down, as if muffled. It also happens if I have two windows of Chrome open - one streaming Youtube, and the other streaming Twitch.Also, if I then close the window with "priority" the first program/window will resume playing at the expected sound volume again.I have tried to look through various settings without being able to find the source of this.  What I want is for both programs/windows to play the sound at the same level. No muffling or "smart" sound level adaptation. Anyone know how to fix this?  Thanks
I have had the 3rd gen 11e thinkpad yoga chromebook for a year now. Recently the tablet function has stopped working. I haven't changed or locked anything on it. I've looked at the orientation and it is still set to standard. When I flip the screen past the hinges it used to flip like a tablet, now it won't. Any ideas or tips would be much appreciated! Thank you!
I'm looking at getting the X1E (top of the pre-configured models). I've not bought a Lenovo before so I'm not sure if the curent THINKSGIVING deal is a standard discount or something more special and not to be skipped. Also, will there be a better deal on Black Friday? I ask because I will be traveling internationally for the next two months. It sounds like Lenovo is slow is slow to ship. if I'm not able to get the laptop before I leave (late December) I'd rather have the extra 2K in the bank while traveling. But of course if this is a once a year type deal then ordering now to save nearly a thousand dollars makes sense. Looking for some Lenovo wisdom. Thank you.  
I've been using this CAC reader on my HP laptop for about a year. This morning it stopped working. The driver for the CAC reader needs to be reinstalled. Where do I get the driver install?
I can see the bios screen but after that, it just pulls up a black screen that says "rE" with a flashing underscore right after it. I've tried testing the ram sticks and have taken out the graphics card, but everytime it pulls this screen up. Any help would be appreciated.

Hi, every morning my win 10 pc seems to have a hangover, everything drags. Tried many things, only a restart works. Used schedule manager to auto restart during the night, but it's not working - win is still too slow.
Have wake the computer set and everything else looks good to go in scheduler .... and in the system log there is a 6006 at the right time (this should happen last thing before the restart, and is apparently usually a good indicator of a restart)

BUT, if I run in cmd: systeminfo | find /i ?Boot Time? it confirms that the restart didn't happen, shows a time that I know was my last manual reboot.

Beyond my level of expertise now, help would be much appreciated
Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 10 Home, 64 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-8550U CPU @ 1.80GHz, Intel64 Family 6 Model 142 Stepping 10
Processor Count: 8
RAM: 3979 Mb
Graphics Card: Intel(R) UHD Graphics 620, 1024 Mb
Hard Drives: C: 930 GB (825 GB Free);
Antivirus: Windows Defender, Enabled and Updated

Just bought a new Asus Computer two weeks ago. Pogo games worked fine initially, but two days ago, I am unable to even access the www.pogo.com site. IE11 and all the other browsers bring up nothing. We have an old PC running Windows 7, and I have no problem accessing www.pogo.com from that computer. What am I doing wrong. Thanks very much.
Hi, for these two computers, what is the drop in performance between using 1 RAM module vs. 2 RAM modules? e.g. What is the performance drop in using 1x32GB vs. 2x16GB?
Hi, today I open my laptop T540p and keys - F5, F9, F10, BACKSPACE, ENTER and SPACE are not working. Have you please same experience?Thank you for help. Marek.
Confirmed having happened to five separate devices now, so this is not a random glitch. Installing KB4467691 (Windows Security Update) will cause the laptop to hang at the "Lenovo" splash screen at startup. It will have the standard "press enter to interrupt boot" message, but will not respond. SOLUTION: Hit enter at startup before the boot hangs, to access the BIOS. Under Security, disable SecureBoot. Windows should now launch successfully. It's possible that you can then remove KB4467691 and re-enable SecureBoot again, but I have not yet been able to confirm this.
Hi folks, I have a Thinkpad Yoga 12 and the stylus works fine. However, I'm interested in getting an active pen. I see on the Lenovo compatibility list that the ThinkPad Pen Pro will work with the Yoga 12. What I can't find out is if the Thinkpad Pen Pro 2 or 3 will work, also? If I have the choice, I might buy a newer model. Thanks, Jeff
I had to reset my drive for my Lenovo X1 Yoga 3rd gen laptop because I was getting a 2100 detection error. Unfortunately, now I'm faced with a bottom cover tamper detection error every time I open up my laptop. I even checked in bios and the detection is disabled but this is obviously not true. If anyone has any insight in such a frustrating issue I'd greatly appreciate it. Thanks.
This is more of an intrigue than an issue but I'm still curious as to why this happens. Issue: When placing a T480s on top of another T480s both machines will be forced into sleep mode.  How to reproduce: Line up a T480s on top of another T480s (or T480) and the device will go into sleep mode. I've Stacked T480 units and this does not happen this seems to only affect the T480s line. (These test were preformed on the latest bios/driver revisions) What I think maybe happening is that the T480s when stacked are triggering the lid closed sensor of the other unit. Since this is not the case for the T480 units we have I think it may be because of the thickness of the s models. Is this something that will eventually be fixed via bios update? or is this just a flaw in the T480s design? Thanks for in advanced for your response!  
I recently purchased a Thinkpad X1 Extreme 20MF and I have 2 questions that I cannot find answers to. What is the model number of the proprietary Ethernet Extension Adapter for this machine? How do you remove the dummy card from the Smart Card reader and subsequently what software is required to use the Smart Card reader?
My wife does pop3 email with Yahoo on her computer using SeaMonkey for the email and every few days she will tell me she cant get her messages. It will say "unable to connect to server" I have checked all the settings and they are correct. We both have Sbcglobal.net accounts that we had when we were with AT&T and were able to keep them. I don't have any problem accessing my mail online. What is strange is that I found if I log on to her email online then her POP3 email starts downloading again, what's up with that? PS: Windows 7, GA-P43T-ES3G, Modified Xeon Quad X5472,3Ghz, @1600MHZ to fit 775 board, Hyper 212 EVO Heat sink,Ballistix Sport 8GB Kit (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 : BLS2KIT4G3D1609DS1S00,HIS HD6570 IceQ , Win7,Corsair CX750M Power supply
I have a MAC OSX 10.11.6. Started to copy images from an SD card and realized there were over 3k. Clicked stop and it has been over an hour stopping the copying. When i ask to eject SD, it says it is in use. Help, can't loose the pics.
Can anyone please tell me how to post a review on the Lenovo website? I can't figure out how to add a product review on the Y530 page. Our new laptop purchased from Lenovo didn't work out of the box and still isn't functioning a month and a half later and we can't get a refund. I'm looking for a way to post this on the website to warn others but can't figure out how to leave a review.
Screen has weird shadow in bottom right corner. It is visable when on or off. What is this and how can I fix it please help

Hi forum, This has been an issue since I bought the laptop (about 2 months ago). Problem:- All online games I play (Overwatch, League of Legends, etc) consistently stutter despite having high FPS (120) and Low Ping (52ms). It feels like micro lag spikes all the time or maybe input lag. What i tried:- Updating all drivers and bios.- Disabling the pen and touchscreen stuff.- Optimizing Nvidia, Intel and laptop power settings. Would appreciate any help even if its not a verified solution. This is frustating. Thanks, Kira 
I have an account but can't remember the password trying to recover it and I get a response that information doesn't match. I haven't updated in awhile and the password should still be good but it says it not what do I do?
C:\windows\system32\config\systemprofile\desktop is unavailable. if the location is on this pc, make sure the device or drive is connected or the disc is inserted, and then try again. if the location is on a network, make sure you're connected to the network or internet. and then try again. If the location still can't be found, it might have been moved or deleted.
I have a model # 93105 Dymo LabelWriter Duo on unit (Not 450). Does anyone know what labels are used in this? I use labels for file folders and shipping labels only. Thanks. Does anyone have this model?