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I have always trusted Thnkpads to be solid, well made and reliable. Are we seeing a decline? I ask because my recently purchased P71, (at considerable expense) has a defective power button. I must now return the unit to the depot for repair. I've been buying and using portables. for over 30 years., since the Compaq 286, a model of which I lugged around for 2 years.Of the over two dozen portables I have acquired over the years, this P71 is the first I need to return.Bad luck? or... what...  
In my windows 10 laptop, in the settings, only Ethernet is being shown as an option to connect to internet. WiFi is not shown. Help!!
 
Hello so i have notebook Lenovo... it started working slow so so slow so i done clean install. When i finished with clean install i cant make internet to work. I have wi fi through bluetooth on notebook it worked fine before i reinstaled windows... i had like lines showing wi fi networks now i have like a monitor with red X on it. when i click it shows Bluetooth Network Connection and under Not connected. I cant update drivers since i cant access on network. What should i do to make it like it was WI FI that instead small monitor in right bottom corner to have those lines??? and to access network. When i open Network and Sharing i dont have WI FI options anywhere.... What should i do how to make it work??? I searched on internet and no where i could find solution. Please help me
 
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recently did a malware scan on my b570 with windows 10 and now boot optimizer won't run -- error messagesays run time error, contact administrator. Is this fixable??
Hello, I recently purchased a new Thinkpad Carbon X1 6(default windows), and was wondering how to setup BIOS, to boot usb?Its is shown on boot menu, but its not working, I have tried same usb to boot on different pc and it worked. 
We are using SunQUests GUI Gateway programs and after we log into the Gateway, we recieve the following error: "MisysHCS.exe has stopped working".  SunQuest syay un-install, removed Reg Keys and re-install.  That didn't work, but we
found that removing the following Windows Updates did solve the issue: 




WINDOWS


KB4057400


2/23/2018




WINDOWS


KB4056897


2/16/2018




Windows


KB4054852


2/16/2018




WINDOWS


KB4056568


2/16/2018




WINDOWS


KB4054998


2/16/2018




WINDOWS


KB4054176


2/16/2018



So, why does a simple update or security patch cause this program to stop working?


Danny, aka Tiger Mustang

Hello guys,Recently, I was trying to create a virtual machine on Yoga 11e but realised that it wasn't working properly. So I went to BIOS settings to change it but it's locked to disabled. Tried to look for other methods but nothing good came to me and just ran out of options. My pc specs  are windows 8.1 64 bit Enterprise, and my processor is Intel (R)  Celeron (R) CPU N2930 1.83Ghz. If anyone knows how to enable the Hyper-V, please let me know as soon as possible! I'm desperately need an answer because I'm currently working on an project, and it will be troublesome without it  Regards
Hello everyone, I just received my new X1 Carbon 6th gen and I really like it a ton so far, but yesterday I was trying to use it for a presentation at work and have found some really inconsistant behavior with the hdmi port and projection mode. If I reboot the laptop and plug in the projector hdmi I can get screen duplication to work perfect. If the laptop goes to sleep or if I switch my mode to laptop only I can not get the hdmi port to work again until I reboot or strangely if I plug in (but not use) a hdmi dongle to one of the usb-c ports. I've checked and all my drivers and firmware are 100% updated. Any ideas or tips? Thanks!
My Lenovo T470 Laptop is one month old. Yesterday, I was traveling and plugged it into a wall adapter on a train. I used the charger that was shipped with the laptop. I was given an error message stating that this power adapter was not powerful enough, and to please use the charger that was shipped with the laptop. Now, any time I plug in, I am told that I am plugged in but not charging. When I returned from traveling, I connected the laptop to my dock, which charged at first, but now won't charge. I've updated the system, installed Lenovo Vantage, restarted several times, and tried it in a variety of outlets.  Anyone have any input?
Hi,
i am facing a strange issue only one computer that can't run the application but on others working perfectly fine.
error "application cannot be started contact the application vendor" on windows 8.1pro , 
Hi,

Today I've noticed suddenly that when I start typing on my browser I can't insert any word without overtyping the next one. I'd like to disable overtype and be able to insert words again. Unfortunately I don't have any insert key on my HP laptop keyboard...

Thanks for your help.

Serge
 
I have a 1TB hard drive that is showing up as 684KB, I have made sure the partition is set to 1Tb and it still is. Please help!
 
Hello, I am from Bangladesh. I use internet from a state owned mobile operator. It is teletalk. Their website is www.teletalk.com.bd . This website has no certificate like SSL or https. Is it safe for me to use the website and to use internet from this operator. Please help. Thanks.
 
Hello all,
 
I have both model's (X250/X260) I would like to know if the LCD panels are interchangable? As in can I take a working X250's panel and install it on a X260 and have it work?
 
Thank you all in advance.
 
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I recently received my X1 Carbon with HDR screen, panel model B140QAN02.0 According to the EDID information reported by the panel, it uses 8-bit color depth, but to be Dolby Vision compliant as advertised, it should be 12. EDID information (empasis mine):Manufacturer: AUO Model 2036 Serial Number 0
Made week 0 of 2017
EDID version: 1.4
Digital display
**** 8 bits per primary color channel ****
DisplayPort interface
Maximum image size: 31 cm x 17 cm
Gamma: 2.20
Supported color formats: RGB 4:4:4
First detailed timing is preferred timing
Established timings supported:
Standard timings supported:
Detailed mode: Clock 245.500 MHz, 309 mm x 174 mm
2560 2608 2640 2720 hborder 0
1440 1443 1448 1504 vborder 0
-hsync -vsync
Manufacturer-specified data, tag 15
ASCII string: AUO
ASCII string: B140QAN02.0Can you confirm whether is the panel really HDR or not?Could the panel be reporting a wrong value? 
I am trying to add a 4Gb SODIMM to a Lenovo T440s (model 20AQ0062MS with 4 Gb soldered on the motherboard). The RAM is Lenovo part number 0B47380 and should according to http://www.lenovoquickpick.com/deu/accessory/0B47380/lenovo-4gb-ddr3l-1600-pc3-12800-sodimm-memory be suitable for the T440s. I specifically checked that it is 1,35V DDR3L, and I've also tested the same module in another computer, verifying that the module itself works. This computer (BIOS and all firmware versions newest available per System Update) will not detect the added RAM at all, it just continues to report the built-in 4096 Gb as before, and does not give any POST errors. Hardware diagnostics do not report any failures in any of the components, but tests only the same 4 Gb when doing the memory test. A complete hardware reset (removal of all batteries including clock backup) did not change things at all. What am I doing wrong? This is the first time ever I encounter this problem with a ThinkPad, since I started working with the original ThinkPad 700 and 700C back in the early nineties (I used to work at IBM Helpware and OS/2 Hotline 1992-95) . Thankful for any hints. /MarcusBr, Finland 
There's no non-model specific laptop forum so I'm posting here and the moderator can move is necessary. My wife has had it with the referenced Dell (I had upgraded it with an SSD & Win10 last July--I think the mem is 6GB). It's the only non-Lenovo machine we've had since '98. It was purchased by IT recommendation when I was out of commission for a few weeks and couldn't attend to the details. She uses the laptop infrequently (main machine is a Lenovo desktop with 1st gen SSD & Win7) but when she does she has the patience of a fruit fly and will not accept anything but quick response/loading. The primary applications used are: Office 365 (largely Outlook), Quickbooks and Quicken. I have a P50 which is way more power & $ than she needs. She wouldn't use a touch screen but a 15" screen is preferrable. An onboard optical drive and camera are unneccessary. Model suggestion(s)? Mark 
Hello all, I have both model's (X250/X260) I would like to know if the LCD panels are interchangable? As in can I take a working X250's panel and install it on a X260 and have it work? Thank you all in advance.
I have a Lenovo G50-70 and I have one problem!It doesn't load or do anything when I put a CD in!Even when I put it CDs from December 2017, it doesn't show the CD nor the files in it.I had some success sometimes with the help of CD reading software from early 2000's and one was a song from 2002 or something. So can anyone help me with why it won't read CDs and a way to fix this?
This is my first post so please don't be too hard on me if I get things wrong.Recently the screen backlight on my X61 went out.The laptop works fine on an external monitor.I found a replacement inverter on ebay (new) for three pounds.When I came to fit it, it did not solve the problem.But while I was undoing the bracket holding the left hand end of the inverter, I found a small brass half washer which on further investigation I found had broken off a small branch of the LCD cable situated between the main LCD cable and the inverter cable.   I found a replacement cable on ebay but it has the same problem as mine so I declined to buy it.I have used one of the pictures from ebay to illustrate the area of interest and a freehand representation of the part that broke off.I am 100% sure that I did not break it when replacing the inverter.It seems to me that this tab is subject to a lot of flexing when opening and closing the lid of the laptop and so may be a common problem.  My question is  (before I spend any more money on another possible red herring):Does anyone know if this "small branch" of the LCD cable has any bearing on the backlight operation?  Thanks in anticipationBrian  
Hello everyone,
I bought my Toshiba L650-11R in 2010 (about 8 years ago) and for that, not so short period of time, I didnt reinstall my OS once. When I bought my laptop and when I started it up for the first time, I remember that some automated setup started and I had windows 7 installed within, maybe about 15 minutes. With my laptop I didn't get any CDs with drivers, so I realized that with this laptop I had preinstalled windows 7. After I checked if I had that hidden partition with HDD recovery but I didn't. Everything I had that I thought is essential is some folder located on C partition (alongside with windows folder, program files folder etc...) called HDDRecovery (8.49 GB) which I assume is needed to start Toshiba HDD Recovery process when is needed.

Few days ago my internal HDD failed and I had to buy new internal HDD for my laptop. Luckily I saved all my files on external HDD including that HDDRecovery folder.
The problem now is that I don't know how to start up this HDDRecovery folder, how to use it. I installed new windows 7 now on this newly bought internal HDD and from my external HDD I copied to my C partition this HDDRecovery folder but I don't know how to start it. I watched tutorials on youtube to shut down laptop and to hold 0, or F1 and to wait for beep sound and to release it after you get that installation screen and I tried that but it didn't work or to press F8 and go to repair your computer option then to Toshiba HDDRecovery but that option doesn't e... Read more
Hello everyone,

I got this laptop about 6 years ago and it?s been great. That is, until it stopped turning on a few months ago. No screen, no sounds, just a white power plug in light and power on light. Also the next light over is on and orange, but I can?t hear any loading or moving parts. I tried connecting the computer to an external monitor but nothing came up. I?ve looked around on several forums and the conclusion (in my very novice opinion) is that I need a new motherboard. Would any of you agree that could be my problem? I realize that it may be easier and cheaper to simply buy a new computer but there are some things I would like to have from my old hard drive so getting a new computer wouldn?t really help me in that regard. If it is in fact a new motherboard that I need, how would I go about finding the correct one? There seems to be a very large amount of them and just typing in my computer model doesn?t really narrow it down with much certainty. Thanks!
Good morning,
Two months ago a bubble appeared inside the screen of my PC and a new one appears yesterday and some small also on top of the screen.
Is it a normal evolution and may be a signal of soon destruction ???
Thanks for advise
Will the LCD from a P855-S5312 work in a C850-F21E?

Same size and both are 40 pin.
Hello there,
I have a Satellite C50D-B-109 duo core on 1ghz and 4 ram. The laptop is very slow if it happens for games or even browsing/watching videos.
The game League of Legends is very common game and very low on its requirements. I am not able to play it cause i have only 1 ghz on my CPU. Can i really upgrade my cpu or find another way so the laptop will run faster as if it had 2ghz or so?
there are currently no logon servers available to service the logon request how do I fix this
Hi Team,
I am using Telerik Kendo grid in my MVC application.When I am Exporting the grid to Excel with kendo export to excel functionality,Save and Open option is faded out,only Save and Cancel options are available. Is this browser limitation for the files generated
by using telerik controls.
Kindly somebody address the issue.
My husband's touchpad on his Gateway PC stopped working last night. Therefore Bill is unable to download the Sysinfo utility.

He has Gateway nv77h18u- several years old. Windows 10.

Any suggestions to get touchpad working again?

Thanks!

Tricia
 
Hi!I've got my Y510P quite long time and 4GB of RAM is too little this days.Also there is i7-4700 MQ, Intel HD 4600.I'm thinking about upgrading RAM to 8GB. And here is a problem, better buy one 8GB or buy 4GB to a second slot.If I would buy 4GB it's the best to get the same as one installed right? What RAM is it? If I would buy 8GB what RAM do You recommend? Thakns for any help!Konrad
I have a Thunderbolt 3 Dock connected to an X1 Yoga 3rd Gen laptop and daily the dock will briefly disconnect from the laptop. When this happens the two external monitors (DP connected) go blank and I can see that the LAN connection on the Dock drops off and onto Wifi.  This is happening to two different laptops and docks of the same model.  All the latest patchs, software, firmware and bios are installed.  Details:Win 10 (1607)X1 Yoga 3rd Gen (20LE) Bios: 1.12Thunderbolt Controller: 17.3.73.6Thunderbolt firmware: 407.06.12ThinkPad Hybrid USB-C with USB-A Dock Driver: 10011 Nothing seems to resolve it.  I have the laptop and dock on a UPS and the dock is using the correct power supply, plus I'm using the supplied USB 3 cable (0.5m) which is in the back slot on the dock and correct power slot on the laptop.  Any ideas to resolve.  (We will be deploying 100 of these in our office and need a resolution before we can proceed).
Not sure if this is caused by recent Lenovo Vantage update, but I have been having BSOD after awakening my P50 from sleep. The error message said it's driver error without any further information. There is a QR code for the error but it's unrecognizable.  I had similar problem before with the Intel Driver, but it was fixed by some updates. Is this again caused by the Intel driver? Anyone else? 





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my windows 7 PC is telling me i need to add Windows 7 home premium before i can use my media player but i cant find out how to do this. 
hello this problem is with win xp sp3 instalation when im trying to install win xp on my notebook laptop it says that hal.dll is missing how do i solve this problem note:the bios is from 2009
When I burn a disc I receive a message saying 'Windows has encountered a problem while burning files to disc.' In fact, there is no problem, the disc has been burnt successfully. How do I stop the message coming?
I bought a new ideapad 320 and installed the drivers, all of them installed properly except for the ACPI Driver from:https://pcsupport.lenovo.com/ng/en/products/LAPTOPS-AND-NETBOOKS/300-SERIES/320-14IKB/80XK/downloads... The installer extracted the setup file to C:\Drivers\ACPIDriver but I can't start the setup file, if I click it, it does nothing and I checked Device Manager and the ACPI Driver is not installed.
Hi. I'm trying to set-up WOL on my Windows 10 PC so I can turn it on remotely. I've configured my BIOS and network adapter (I believe) correctly, but my MB doesn't seem to be providing power to my network adaptor when the PC is powered off. The light on the network port doesn't blink.

So far I have...

Configured my router to forward a port (9, in my case) to my PC
Set my BIOS to allow the computer to wake from PCI device
Set my network adapter to wake on magic packet

Tested to ensure that the packet is being sent correctly and is being received (when the PC is on)
Installed the latest network adaptor drivers from Realtek
I've read so many guides online but can't figure out what I'm doing wrong. Does anyone have any suggestions?

Thanks
 
Hey everybody, yesterday i used my 500s  14ISK  it showed me:AC mode, Ac is plugged, not charging  It turns the brightness up and down, like it has to when the battery is low, but after like a second the brightness comes back and it shows the AC plug in the symbol, this changes every second. this is so annoying i can use my 500s only with the lowest level of brightness for like a 5 minutes then it turns off.  can someone help me and know a solution to my problem?--- Im running Win10 in 64 Bit
Hello
We have set up ATA in our enviroment, but I have a few questions.
Some of our users have licenses that ATA is part of. How do you acutally activate ATA to monitor these users more?
Our users currently show the same amount of activities (license or no license), shouldnt the licensed users show more?

Do you actually need a license for every user in the domain that you want monitored?
Thank you
Worst service ever seen. MB changed 2 times within 2 weeks and after service they are saying now it's Battery issue and battery cost is 9k. Said by support Engineer- Either pay this money and get the battery, or pick the laptop and take it another service centre.Everyday im getting call from different team member from Lenovo service center and everyday im explaining same issues. It's been around 3 weeks and still Lenovo are unable to figure out an answer to my queries and issues. And team Lenovo is confused about price of battery themselves too. Pathetic customer service and response from Lenovo India and Lenovo Service centre as well.
Hi...so I have a new Lenovo laptop Model: G50 - 80E301Y7US 500GB AMD E1-Series (I think there's also a 1TB one). This is at least according to Best Buy, this website insists that it's something else. And also refuses to notice I have a warranty on here when in contact us mode (but will recognize it on other parts of this site for some reason).
 
Anyhow, onto the problem. So I noticed this new laptop has an HDMI port on the side of it so I tried to use it. Connecting it from the TV to the laptop, nothing happened. This is the same HDMI cord I use for my WDTV and Xbox 360 and it works fine with them. It's also on the correct channel for the input, etc.
 
So I chatted with MS support about it and they told me to hit the Windows key along with P. Told me to set it to duplicate. That didn't do anything. So they told me to go to the device manager and update the video card so hopefully it'll support multiple displays after that. So I did that, restarted the computer, tried again. Still nothing. Any advice? Or maybe some advice on how to get official support on here? I'd appreciate it
 
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I recently received my X1 Carbon with HDR screen, panel model B140QAN02.0 According to the EDID information reported by the panel, it uses 8-bit color depth, but to be Dolby Vision compliant as advertised, it should be 12. EDID information (empasis mine):Manufacturer: AUO Model 2036 Serial Number 0
Made week 0 of 2017
EDID version: 1.4
Digital display
**** 8 bits per primary color channel ****
DisplayPort interface
Maximum image size: 31 cm x 17 cm
Gamma: 2.20
Supported color formats: RGB 4:4:4
First detailed timing is preferred timing
Established timings supported:
Standard timings supported:
Detailed mode: Clock 245.500 MHz, 309 mm x 174 mm
2560 2608 2640 2720 hborder 0
1440 1443 1448 1504 vborder 0
-hsync -vsync
Manufacturer-specified data, tag 15
ASCII string: AUO
ASCII string: B140QAN02.0Can you confirm whether is the panel really HDR or not?Could the panel be reporting a wrong value? 
Hello Forum, I installed Lenovo Vantage on my X1Y3, but I just realized that it's not pulling updates from Lenovo appropriately. For example, right now these are the updates available on Lenovo support site that I have not installed, but Lenovo Vantage is saying my system is up to date. Is this normal for Lenovo Vantage?  BIOS Update Utility for Windows 10 (64-bit) - ThinkPad X1 Yoga 3rd Gen (types 20LD, 20LE, 20LF, 20LG)1.12, 24 Apr 2018Intel Thunderbolt software for Windows 10 64-bit - ThinkPad P52s, T580, X1 Yoga17.3.73.350, 20 Apr 2018Intel Gigabit Ethernet Driver for Windows 10 (64-bit) - ThinkPad P52s, T580, X1 Yoga12.17.8.7, 23 Apr 2018 Thanks a lot for your help!