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x230 i7 how to replace mtn on motheboard

Q: x230 i7 how to replace mtn on motheboard

hi my problem 2200Machine type and serial invalid 2201 Machine uuid invalidi try to flash the bios but impossible with winphlash no bios image .rom or .wph or .wp2please help me thanks

























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Preferred Solution: x230 i7 how to replace mtn on motheboard

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I have Asus P5Q SE PLUS motherboard with E5400 LGA 775 intel pentium processor. My computer stopped functioning a couple of days ago. It powered up but nothing on video screan and the the blue light on the front of the the case goes off although the fans and power still is working. After checking systematicall, cpu, motheboard and devices, I am sure that the motherboard has failed. I want to install a different motherboard and cpu but I want to use my harddrives attached to the computer presently. Can I do this without having to dowload windows xp and my applications all over again. Please respond as soon as you can to let me know how to proceed. I remember that I had previously been able to use the same hare drive on another computer by just using the repair mode from my original cdrom install disk. Thanks for your anticipated response. Regards, Morris ([email protected]).
 

A:Replace motheboard and cpu on computer that crashed

Pretty sure if its the same brand/model identical MOBO and reuse processor or replace with identical, it will work. Any changes and probably going to not work without reinstalling windows.
 

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2" vertical bar shimming and flickering, blacking out screen (capture attached); there are new screens available at ebay for $60 and YouTube tutorials on how to do it, is there anything I need to know about LCD/LED/IPS in terms of specs when I order? (Long out of warranty so trying to save on >$100 service fee, looking at other posts here this seems to be solution when other people had this issue and took their laptop in). (Did go to one tech place they said it was either the screen or the video card [which meant the whole thing was toast]; if I press on part of the screen the problem goes away which makes me think it's *not* the video card).


























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 hi,i just wanna know if i can to install normal ssd drive and msata card drive in my x230 laptop Many Thanks 

A:x220 and x230 , can i install normal ssd drive and msata card drive in my x230

yes

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Hi I have a Z50-70 with an i5 processor and would like to know if the i7 motherboard would fit the case.

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I have a Dell Dimesion 3000 (Old Socket 478 and MicroATX) and i want to swap to the Intel core I7.

Wich motherboard will fit in the dimension Case?

Maybe this Motherboard will fit:

Asus Rampage II GENE (It's Micro ATX)


Asus Rampage II GENE Specs:


http://usa.asus.com/products.aspx?l1=3&l2=179&l3=815&l4=0&model=2853&modelmenu=2


Asus Page:

Asus Rampage II GENE



Amazon page:

Asus Rampage II GENE



P.S: sorry of may bad English
 

A:I'm going to upgrade my Motheboard

I'm not sure, someone help me if I'm off, but switching mobo's will require you to reinstall the OS, so I hope you're not using what came with your original pc, usually they dont give you an oem copy of windows. Also I wouldnt recommend core i(anything) in that case, it has poor airflow and can make your i7 run even hotter than its average 65C degree temps.
 

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Well I have a major problem trying to decide if its a motherboard or cpu .When I start up my computer and the only thing that works is the cpu fan ,The hard drive don't spin seems like its not getting power the cd rom won't open or the light won't turn on.I have a new power supply cause I thought that was the problem but I was wrong .I check the memory and they are fine ? Plus I get a blank screen ? I have a ASUS a7s333 2.0ghz 1gb memory (pc2100) 80g hd Winsxp~32video,nic 10/100
 

A:CPU or Motheboard QUESTION ???

You have checked the memory and that works?
Then it could be the graphics card - check that in another machine and see if it works.
If its nither of them then it probeberly is your CPU or Motherboard. Check the CPU in another machine if one is handy. Other than that its just guess work

Steg
 

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i hope i put this in the right place,

i recently changed my board to a biostar mcp6pb m2+, however i found that my dvd drive has gone bad, i have an external usb drive that i rarely used before. before i go out abd purchase a new internal dvd drive i'd like to know the following thanks

Can i use my external drive and re-install the os from there

other than buying a new internal dvd drive what do you suggest i do
also note that the hard disk was previously used with a new board and would need to be re-formatted and the os re-installed ( hope i am right)
hope this wasnt a silly question

thanks alot for any feedback i may get
 

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Hi having a problem : PC not kicking in: No beeps : no video display
fault finder is hinting mobo may be shorting out with case

How do you check : Is it possible with a multitester
which part of the mobo do you touch with tester to check

please advise
 

A:How To : Is motheboard installed correctly

You need to remove the MOBO from the case and set it up on a non conductive surface. Connect up everything and see if it boots.
 

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I NEED HELP!!! I have a dell inspirion 545 and it wont boot I replaced the psu,cpu and motherboard and the yellow/amber light is still there and my computer wont boot at all nothing moves or makes a sound I've tried what i can do now i dont know what to do
 

A:Yellow light on motheboard

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Hi having a problem : PC not kicking iin: No beeps : no video display
fault finder is hinting mobo may be shorting out with case

How do you check : Is it possible with a multitester
which part of the mobo do you touch with tester to check

please advise
 

A:How To : Is motheboard installed correctly

Close this thread as a duplicate entry.
 

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HP Pavilion vx74
model number: a705w
product number: PJ562AA

I know you guys need tons of info to help someone, but this all I have right now. My Hp is at a repair shop. I am not to comfortable with the guy who is working on it (he seems too unsure of everything I ask him) and I have been trying to learn about the hardware needed for my repair. I was reading some how to guides on replacing the motherboard, wich the guy at the shop told me was what the problem was, not sure if I will give it a go just yet. I know that when your pc boots up you can find the info there if you pause the screen at start up, but I'm new at all this and plus I'm a dumb a**. So the computer is at the shop and it wont start up anyway. How can I find out what type of motherboard I will need if say I wanted to try it myself or have a friend who I think can do it. The guy at the shop said it will take other brands than Hp. Universal or something, the guy is so vauge? Any suggestions on how I should go about this. I will try to find out my specs, so you guys can help me, but without the computer here, I really have no clue. Thanks so much in advance. Oh, also he estimated the bill at $144, $99 of that being the price of the motherboard, does that sound about right? TY again!
 

A:Solved: What type of Motheboard do I have?

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Can anybody tell me if is there this possibility to resolve many problem like stress CPU due to swap memory Hard disk and so ?
Hi everybody !!!

I'm very curiously attracted to know if is there a possibility to expands memory of this notebook because i think is possible in future increase
performance of this machine .... are you agree with me ????

Thank you very much

A:Expands module RAM on motheboard

As far as I know hardware upgrade on W100 is very limited and I didn?t find any info about RAM upgrade. According specifications W100 should have 2GB RAM and with right OS configuration it should be quite enough.

Please note: W100 is not ?classical? notebook and upgrade is very limited on this small ?toy?.

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I Have Windows Vista 32 bit. Sometimes when I wake my computer up sleep it restarts its self (Crashes). I think my nForce 650i Ultra Motheboard might be whats making it crash is any one else with this mother board having the same problem?
 

A:nForce 650i Ultra Motheboard

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I bought a 750 psu and of course switching it out and all isn't a problem but when i plugged in the motherboard 16 pins or whatever it is..there a little 4 pin on the side of the cord..

The motherboard also has 4 that could be plugged in...you know what what i mean? if you don't I'll be a lot more specific.

So the PSU had a 16 pin (or whatever it is) and a 4 pin on the side of it Separate. My motherboard has that extra 4 pin that i can plug it into..

If you know what I'm talking about should plug it in?...
 

A:Solved: motheboard plugin with psu question

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Hi all,

I am needing to get holded of a motherboard for a Dell Vostro 200, The computer was taken to pc world to see if they could repair it and they have come back saying that the motherboard if faulty.

I will be able to fit the motherboard with out any problems and then get the computer up and running.

does anybody know where in the UK i can order a mother board that will fit in to this computer, it needs to have 4 memory slots and be dual core.

Thank you

JPLamb
 

A:Solved: Dell Vostro 200 Motheboard

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changed mind please delete
 

A:Solved: Help Buying Motheboard & Processor

1: Core 2 Duos or Quads will not run on a crappy Dell "300W" PSU
2: Mobo-CPU-kits that are pre-assembled are junk.
3: Get an AMD Phenom II x3 or x4.

Motherboard: 780G micro, 780 G full-ATX or 790X
CPU: X3 710, X3 720 BE or X4 940 BE
Power supply: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817139008

Other than that, what are you doing this upgrade for? Games won't benefit from only a CPU upgrade too much.

Aaand if you insist on getting Intel, here's a list for it, too.
Motherboard: P43, P45 or even better P45
CPU: E8400, E8500, Q8200 or Q9550
 

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Hello. I'm from Poland so I use a translator. I have a toshiba l850-10w notebook. I would like to know what is the motherboard model and which socket does this motherboard support? Regards

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I have an X230 i5 processor with a 1 TB SSD and I recently picked up a X230 with a i7 processor and a much smaller hard disk.  Can I just swap my big SSD into the new X230 (moving that version of Windows 7 Pro) and then install the smaller hard disk (with its version of Windows 7 Pro) into the i5 machine. (Will be swapping the memory so the i7 has the 16 GB and the i5 has 8 GB).  I know that if they were completely different computers this would not work, but since both are X230 will it work?  I'd rather not have to restall all the programs if I can avoid it!

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We would like to purchase Desktop with Gigabyte H310 M H motherboard with i5 8th generation intel Processor. We would like to run Windows 7 Professional on these desktops. 
Please confirm whether Windows 7 Professional is compatible with above 8th generation processor and motherboard ? 
Regards, 
Kishor Shah

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Hi all,

The laptop in question is a Toshiba Satellite A105-S4334. A few weeks ago, it got dropped right on its corner with the power plug still in it; the little metal plug of the AC adapter is now slightly crooked, and the power jack has a little chip off the plastic part of it.

Anyway, after this mishap, it worked fine for another 3, 4 weeks, and then suddenly this week, it's refusing to power up. Its battery has been shot for a while (can't hold a charge), and I've been using it with the battery out. Why the sudden refusal to boot?

I took the whole thing apart---minus the little chip, the power jack looks totally fine and cosmetically sound. Put the whole thing back together, taking care to check that plugs were snug---still no power.

Stuck in the crappy battery; booted just fine (and then shut itself down after like 2 minutes).

How likely is it that it's the power jack which is broken? And why did it take this long to crap out, if it IS broken?

A new one of those silly jacks costs over $20 on eBay, so I want to make sure that it's the jack before I just up and buy one. Of course, if it's the AC adapter that's broken, that would cost even more! Bah.

Input?
 

A:Replace the power jack or replace the adapter?

AND/OR inside the case the the jack is soldered directly to the motherboard. Is also possible that
1) It's already cracked
2) If not yet, it's gonna crack

So look to see what connection looks like between power jack and motherboard, If you feel u wanna/can re-solder yourself or the typically price to redo the whole power thing seems to run $125 parts/labor/warranty if you take it somewhere. So how much is it all worth to you?
 

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Hello...

[I need to know if there is a function...perhaps a Macro or Query...or a more complex 'Find & Replace'...that can accomplish the following...'cause my database is huge; & I'm hoping not to do this manually]:

I keep an Access database for my homeowners' association on the condition & conformity of 24 different exterior attributes, for about 2400 townhomes. The Board of Directors wants to move away from using the term "Grandfathered", which is distinguished by the acronym "GF" in the database column that shows conformity (labeled IAW). We use this database to generate annual architectural reports for our 10,000 residents.

Our board wants the entry "GF" replaced with a "Y"...they want the GF entry removed from the report completely; & they're serious about it.

Now...I have already created a Query that has located all the GF entries in their various columns of various records...which our Board wants me to use in an internal "in-office" database (in order to keep track of what attributes actually were grandfathered originally...as a reference for our field inspector when he inspects the townhomes).

But we also want to create an unassuming symbol on the report...perhaps an ~ or a *...something that will alert the inspector to an attribute that once was grandfathered, on his field report. [This is to be done so that he will not
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A:Find & Replace (but Replace in a different Column)

see attached. But actually getting that data back to the table, if that is what you want, is a bit trickier.
 

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For some reason W7 has decided to change 'Copy and Replace' with 'Move and Replace' when picking a file up with the left mouse and dragging it to another folder where an old version of the file exists.

My Excel SS is in two places: My desktop and USB which I use for backup. I would simply open the folder on the USB pick up the file on the desktop with the left mouse and drag it to the USB folder. Then I would get the message 'Copy and Replace'.. But not anymore it's become 'Move and Replace'.

I know I can 'Copy and Replace' by holding down the Ctrl key but I dont want to.

It looks like there should be a simple answer

Can anyone help? I swear I didnt change anything.

A:How can I 'Copy and Replace' not 'Move and Replace'.

Hi,
Have you ever tried right click drag and drop ?
There will be a list option after you drop,
Cheers.

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I'm looking at purchasing a used X230 laptop from someone and trying to confirm the LCD panel it has.  The description is listed at 2325-DN3 and I can't find any info on that model in any of the reference books.  The Lenovo website shows it with IPS but indicates it's a generic listing. The buyer is a large website so sort of difficult to have them send me the serial #. Any ideas how I can confirm before making the purchase? Thanks!

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We have a TON of text based INI files for our companies software deployment scripts.

We also have a TON of people who use different ways to deploy the same software. On one server alone we can have a bunch of different ways people install E.G.

msiexec.exe /quiet /norestart /i \\dfs\dfsshare\SAV\Symant~1.msi
msiexec.exe /quiet /norestart /i <qt/>\\server\share\WIN32\Symantec Client Security.msi<qt/>
msiexec.exe /quiet /norestart /i \\server\share\SAV\WIN32\Symantec Client Security.msi
msiexec.exe /quiet /norestart /i <qt/>\\dfs\dfsshare\SAV\Symantec Client Security.msi<qt/>

and so on down the line.

I LIKE the abilities of Ecobyte Replace Text 2.2 but the problem is I have to type in the whole line as it is in the file to then replace it with the new one for the new deployment.

What I want to do is have a search based on PART of the line so I can then put in Symant~1.msi and Symantec Client Security.msi and replace the ENTIRE line with a new line.

Is there any multi file utility that allows you to search for part of a text line but replace the entire text line?
 

A:Need a robust text find and replace utility - Like Ecobyte Replace Text 2.2 but not

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Hi, I had a broken LCD problem (https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/ThinkPad-X-Series-Laptops/x230-LCD-with-vertical-black-lines-fixed-by-t...).So I ordered a new screen but the connector is different: the new screen has a 30 pin connector while the old cable (n. 04W1679 from https://support.lenovo.com/it/en/partslookup) is bigger, now I don't know how to find a proper cable.The screen model is M125NWN1 R0.Which cable should I buy? I don't understand how to choose the right one.

A:X230 new LCD cable

Unfortunately, not a cable or connector are the key problem. Your new LCD has another signaling interface eDP, while x230 supports older one LVDS. They aren't compatible even if you'll find the cable with 30 pins connector. There is a way to use eDP LCD if you'll add additional, 3rd party, interface coverter kit, but it's a complicated enough action, needs skills.So, replace new LCD to LGD LP125WH2-SLB3, x230 compatible IPS panel.

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I am trying to do a clean install on my good, old Thinkpad X230 which came with 64-bit Windows 7 Professional. For some reason, I was not able to create a bootable media from the recovery partition. In any case, I wanted to avoid the recovery partition as I want a basic, non-bloated, and minimal install. Hence, I downloaded a copy of 64-bit Windows 7 Professional from Microsoft/ digital river website. After performing the checksum, I used Microsoft's USB DVD Download Tool to make a bootable USB on Kingston Flash Voyager (USB 2.0; 8 GB; FAT32). BTW, just for the heck of it, I verified  that it boots on my spare (and even older) Thinkpad X60 -- though it doesn't proceed when it sees that the X60 has a 32-bit microprocessor. The relevant BIOS values and settings are as follows: UEFI BIOS Version G2ET95WW (2.55)
UEFI BIOS Date 2013-July-09
UEFI Secure Boot Off

Config-->USB
USB UEFI BIOS Support Enabled

Config-->SATA
SATA Controller Mode Option AHCI

Security-->Secure Boot
Secure Boot Disabled

Startup
>>Boot
Boot Priority
1 USB HDD
2 USB CD
3 USB FDD
4 ATA HDD0 Hitachi...
...

Excluded from Boot Priority Order
<none>

UEFI/Legacy Boot Both
- UEFI/Legacy Priority Legacy First
- CSM Support Yes I am posting this query after trying a number of suggestions (and solutions) given he... Read more

A:X230 -- Can't boot from USB

Hello and welcome,
 
Since you used the MS tool, I'll assume you want to boot the flash drive and install in legacy mode.  Try turning off UEFI boot in BIOS if you haven't already.  Probably should set BIOS to defaults first.
 
If you actually want to to a EUFI install you'll need to prepare the flash drive differently.
 
Z.

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Hi All,  With reference to https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/ThinkPad-X-Series-Laptops/X230-Laptop-4G-LTE-in-the-UK/m-p/2258754#M681... - trying to find a Lenovo FRU 04W3821 is like trying to find Rocking Horse doodah.... What other options are there for UK based WWAN cards ? i.e. the next best thing ? I'd love to have my x230 be 4G capable, however, I'd settle for a decent, and working 3G.I've got the cables internally - just not the card. I've found one that is being advertised as ... "60Y3255 60Y3279 04W3767" Another as "60Y3297"Another as "04W3786, 60Y3297" - stated as same model.And finally - a " 04W3767" I am not 100% sure about GPS or not - I use Linux, not Windows, so don't know if that would work, I guess, if there is a GPS that works (especially under Linux) then that would be a bonus, not a necessity. TIA K__R  

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Hello, hopefully someone can help with this, since the issue persists. I am using the USB 3.0 Ultradock, but the 3.0 docks on the x230 are not working properly. Do I need to delete the generic USB 2.0 hubs?  As a sysadmin, I know better, but I am so incredibly angry that Lenovo can't address such a simple issue that I'm willing to try anything at this point.  Next step, of course, is to find a bloatware-free laptop that doesn't require 3 different update wizards (Windows, Lenovo, OEM) to operate, but since it's 2017 that may well be impossible so I'd better solve this problem (again) while I'm searching. My x230 is using the default Windows drivers (dated 2006) and the generic USB 2.1 hub.

A:x230 not using USB 3.0 with DisplayLink

Hello and welcome,
 
It may help others to help you if you provide some detail as to what you mean by "not working properly".
 
regards,
Z.

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Just got two new X230 laptops. Will this model take an mSATA SSD? Is the mSATA slot 6 Gbs or 3Gbs? Any recommendations are appreciated.













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A:X230 mSATA SSD

yes it takes the mSATA in the WWAN mPCIe slot under the palmrest. mSATA speed is 3Gbs.

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 This test is done from userbenchmark.com. Other benchmark programs give similar results. I am also not happy with the way the drive performs. I have no idea why it performs so badly. Anyone got any idea?

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Hello,I recently by a Lenovo X230 from local dealer , but unfortunately with comutrace activated. I have concern that this canbe hacked and used for cyber atack or to obtain my personal data. I would like to disable this option , without need to install any custom BIOS. This is a  potential hacker targets because this computrace mechanism was already demonstrated to be vulnerable to attack. Thanks in advance

A:X230 Computrace

I am assuming the laptop is not flagged as stolen.  You can contact Absolute Software by email and ask that you want the machine "flagged for delete in their database" and the Computrace agent removed.  They will require some sort of receipt from when you bought it from the previous owner.  They also want the model and serial from the sticker on the back, plus, most important, the system board serial which you can get from the BIOS screen.  The systemboard serial is the key into their database.  They will then contact their registered owner and ask him if he or she will release the machine.  They will not remove the agent unless their registered owner agrees, even if the registered owner no longer is paying the license fee.

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Would adding an SSD to my 4 year old X230 improve performance, or is the BIOS/Motherboard not new enough to make it worth while?

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Hey,lately I noticed that I don't have red light on my x230(inside the thinkpad logo). How is that possible?Regards













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A:Red light on x230

ThinkPad X220/t and X230/t doesn't have LED indicators light on the ThinkPad logo.

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I was wondering how much of a headache will the X230 be to get rid of the whitelist, where I live its actually illegal I have seen some posts using a raspberry pi to reprogram the BIOS which seems to be a real pain in the butt, so what if I want to install an 802.11ac card, **bleep** so how fast is the mSATA on the X230, same as the X220 at SATA 300 MB/s or its it the faster 600 MB/s? I know the CPU can see 32GB of memory but I have not seen any 16GB memory sticks USB 3 is one of the improvements I like as my X220 had issues with my USB 3.0 express card

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My 230X ran Win 10 successfully from Jan 2016 until October 2016 (Build 10586.633).  Since last fall, Windows Update wastes about 1/2 hr every time the unit is booted to try to update to 1511. At this end of this process, the progress screen goes directly from 99% done (downloading, configuring, installing) to "can't finish ... now undoing the changes."  Sometimes an second reboot is needed to log on; sometimes not.  Same thing happens regardless of whether external monitor and/or mouse and/or keyboard are used and regardless of whether the unit is in its docking station.  Same thing happens whether or not I've deleted files in the "software download" folder or run clean-up utilities.  Using the PC is also interrupted by reminders that there are updates to install. Sometimes Windows Update will wait for the restart time I've selected; sometimes not.  Unit has 4 GB RAM, Norton 360 and a GoFlex back up drive. This model is NOT on the list tested for Win 10 1511 or Win 10 1607.  I don't know why, and a TA call to Lenovo gave no help.  I declined the offer of a paid TA session to solve this by reinstalling Win 8. Has any one had this problem? Is there a kill-switch for the automatic Win 10 updates? Other suggestions?  Tx!

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 Hi everyone, I have a question about the RAM in the x230. I bought the base 4gb of RAM with the intention of upgrading it myself later. The stock RAM inside is a Samsung model with this serial: m471b5273dh0-cko However, I cannot find this model RAM to put in another identical stick into the open slot. The closest model available is: http://www.samsung.com/us/computer/memory-storage/MV-3T4G3/US Do you think these two sticks would be compatible? Did anyone else try a different type/model/amount of RAM? My gut feeling is that 8Gb of RAM would be great, and that 16Gb would be overkill. The other option is just to shell out a few more bucks and buy two pieces of matching RAM. I am considering Cruicals and Cosair Vengence RAM. Let me know what you guys think, Thanks, Jah

A:x230 RAM upgrade

hi. if you were to order from Lenovo: http://shop.lenovo.com/SEUILibrary/controller/e/web/LenovoPortal/en_US/catalog.workflow:item.detail?...you'd probably get Samsung, Hynix or Nanya, from my experience. most recently, i got Hynix. price may be higher than other places, though. from what i've read, Crucial is good quality, but Corsair may be hit or miss. cheers.

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Hi all,I am considering buying this monitor: https://displaysolutions.samsung.com/business-monitor/detail/1287/C43J89 and wanted to use my work provided x230. I know I wont be able to have the max resolution of 3,840 x 1,200, however do you think i could use one of the docks (i.e. ThinkPad Mini Dock Plus Series 3) and use the Display ports to connect to two of the inputs (one USB-C up and one Display Port)? So effectively giving 2 x (1920 x 1200) ThanksDom

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My thinkpad x230 was working on battery yesterday and it turned off. Now, there is no sign of funcionality. No light is on. I plugged, unplogged nothing happens. Power button does not do any thing. I searched online and I found that I can do the trick to remove statick charges by 10 times pushing power bottom and one more for 30 seconnds, but it did not work. Unfortunately it is not under waranty. I appreciate your help. 

A:x230 dead

Hi Mim1234,
 
Welcome to Lenovo Community!
 
I am sorry to hear that you are facing the issue with no power on your ThinkPad X230.
 

Remove the AC adapter, system battery and CMOS (coin) battery (under the palm rest) for about 30 seconds.
Reattach the CMOS battery, palm rest, AC adapter and system battery.
Power your ThinkPad system ON.
If it powers on successfully, then update the BIOS and Embedded Controller code.
If it did not power on successfully, then have the ThinkPad system board (planar) replaced.

Please let us know the findings after performing the above troubleshooting steps.
 
Hope to hear back soon!
 
Best regards
Hemanth Kumar.B




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Hi,I have a strange problem on my Thinkpad X230 (win7 64 bit, realtek drivers).After installing all drivers from Lenovo support page, everything was working well, then suddenly the sound was gone. No system sounds, no music, no video, nothing. What I tried:- reinstalling the drivers - Realtek High Definition Audio Driver  v. 6.0.1.7040, released 2013. 11. 11- uninstalling dolby- uninstall the Lenovo recommended drivers and installing generic ones from Realtek site (version 6.0.1.7541, released 2015.06.18)Every time the same happens: restart system, I have system sounds then after a few minutes the sound is gone.I mean I understand if I have no sound from start, it must be a hw problem or something, but how can something work for a while and be gone after? many thanks.

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Hi all.I have read around a bit and don't personally see any reason neither of these should work, but I've read some reports of people having issues with the Corsair not working and having to return it and the second pair not working. Then the HyperX for some reason mentions all the chips sets around the QM77 which is used in the X230 but not the QM77 itself, which again puts doubt in my mind. Can you confirm if either or both of these RAM kits (2x8GB) would be suitable?http://www.ebuyer.com/370065-corsair-16gb-ddr3-1600mhz-vengeance-laptop-memory-cmsx16gx3m2a1600c10http://www.ebuyer.com/646128-16gb-1600mhz-ddr3l-cl9-sodimm-kit-of-2-1-35v-hyperx-impact-black-hx316l...In case links get blocked because I'm a new user they were:Corsair 16GB DDR3 1600MHz Vengeance Laptop Memory{Kingston} 16GB 1600MHz DDR3L CL9 SODIMM (Kit of 2) 1.35V HyperX Impact Black











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Is the X230 actually using the QM77 or the HM77 chipset? Today I have seen websites claiming both. HM77 is listed as good for teh HyperX RAM whereas for some reason the QM77 isn't...

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Hi everyone!! Recently I upgraded my Lenovo ThinkPad x230 with new SSD and another 4GB of RAM! Check out the performance bost! Video - Lenovo ThinkPad x230 - SSD and RAM Upgrade! I also attached Excel file so you can see the tests! Give me your feedback, did you upgrade your x230?  

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On x230 model with windows 10 1703, the windows hello is not avaialable. the Biometrics device that we have is TouchChip Fingerprint Coprocessor (WBF advanced mode). Verified the BIOS and everything is good. Used Lenovo System update as well, but there is nothing that is shows as missing.

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I use on the 
Thinkpad USB 3.0 Dock
Model No DU9019D1
ASM   0A34193
FRU   03X6059
a Laptop X230
Machine Type: 2325
Model Number: 77G
Product Number: 232577
Serial Number: ********
 
and donŽt get a connection on the displays. IŽam to stupid to understand the compatibilty excel. Could you tell me someone which know it if this X230 can work on the 3.0 USD Dockingstation ? 
thanks a lot
 
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I have a Lenovo X230, running on Win 10 x64 operating system, and I have two original 9 cell batteries (44++). Both batteries have been working fine a few days ago. Right now, when I connect the laptop to the power adaptor, the battery light would blink (as it normally indicates charging) and it shows the "plugged in, charging" in Windows. However, the battery percentage doesn't change at all. The same thing happens with both battery. I've tried rebooting, etc with no result. Anyone has any clue on what's happening? Thank you! PS: Computer still turns on when adapter is unplugged, but I'm afraid I won't be able to charge my batteries anymore.

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I recently purchased an X230 thinkpad.I am having some issues, specifically;a. the screen is a yellowy colour - this seems to only be at night, not during the day!b. the right click on the bottom of the touchpad does not work conistently - sometimes it acts like a left click instead of a right click - this is incovenient as i do a lot of editing work in WordI ran a Linux check and these issues did not occur - so I think it may be software related - I am using Windows 10 Pro.Does any one have suggestions?thanks

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