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Q: t450 and ram

hi somebody have put 32 gb on a lenovo 450? any brand to suggest? thanks

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I have problem with VGA output in my T450 20BU. I can't display anything via this interface.I was trying on two different monitors (LG 23MP65 and Samsung 223BW) with three different cables.I checked it on drivers for Intel HD Grapgics 5500 form lenovo site and also this automaticly downloaded by Windows 10.I also make clean Windows 10 installation.When i plug VGA cabel to laptop, there is sound from Windows that new device is connected. I can choos by Fn+F7 or Win+P how to set displays (extend, only laptop etc.) but after change the desktop is only on my laptop and monitor is black. I also checked it via Intel graphic card panel. In device manager the second monitor is visible. Also in lenovo Solution Center.I was using VGA before and i didn't have any problems.The only important thing imo which changed since than it was one or two a BIOS update (now i have 1.27).I have no problem with mini DisplayPort.Please help. Any ideas? Meaby i have to do something in BIOS setting?  

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hi i bought 3rd M.2 SSD slot connector for the t450  When i don't correct ssd correctly i get an error durint boot.When it's installed correctly, i don't see it in windows, same thing in the disk manager of windows.I tried with an transcend 128GB ssd and MyDigitalSSD 256GB Super Boot 2 both was not seen under windows.If I connect theses drives on the wan port, they work.Is there any special thing to do to get this ssd working with the third ssd slot?  

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I was wondering if there is any type of pen that works with the Lenvovo T450 Touch screen.

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peeeeeeeellllll meeeeeeThat mat tape and finger prints, driving me crazy all the time. After peel viewing angles became better, contrast ratio also.But 1600x900 resolution still no no for me. Just order IPS FH screen for 32, will update later how is going on.resolution

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We have ~60 Thinkpad T450's deployed, periodotically some of them do this weird thing when the users try to wake them up, the volume mute, microphone mute and FN key are all lit, but the screen is off. No matter what we do, we cannot power the machine on/off (not sure of it's state, even holding the button for prolonged periods does nothing). The only solution I have found is to unscrew the back cover and pull the secondary battery, which isn't practicle, espically if a user is traveling. When the laptop comes back on, there is no error in event viewer. Not too sure what's going on?

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Hello, What is the best SSD i can buy for the T450? and what is the best RAM? i want the highest performance for work. And does this laptop support the new SSDs? Such us PCIe-M.2. I really want the best i can buy. Thank you in advance

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i bought a t450 few months ago, on the internet i have read that this model has a 16gb ssd drive for better performance but I dont see that in my laptop. looks like i only have a 500gb hardisk in there. i checked the BIOS , could see nothing related to SSD, checked device management - disk manager and couldnt see anything there, then checked device manager and i couldnt see anything related to ssd. in hardrive it only shows a 500gb hardisk. does this model even have a 16gb drive or it is for T450s , note i have a T450 not T450S

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I have a 16gb ssd drive and 500gb.  I am trying to image the pc via sccm 2012 r2.  The 16 gb ssd seems to be more trouble than it is worth.  Can I disable the drive via bios or some other means?  It seems to casue issues during the partion and applying wim.

A:can i disable 16 gb ssd on the t450

Good day and welcome to the community.
 
It might be simplest to just pull it out.
If you don't already have it, here's your hardware manual: https://download.lenovo.com/pccbbs/mobiles_pdf/t450_hmm_en_sp40a27225_01.pdf
Manual pages 70-71 & 75-77 should illustrate what's involved.
 
Hope this helps a bit.
Regards.

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Hello, i have Thinkpad T450 and use HDD 500GB. Is it possible upgrade to SSD?If can, what recommendations SSD brand?Thank you.

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Hello, I have a very lightly used T450 laptop and the internal battery #1 is not being recognized by the laptop.  I have read in other forums on other devices that the connection might be loose.  It is under warranty but I have no Lenovo service center near me. How difficult is it to access battery #1 inside the laptop to check on the connections?  Is there a detailed diagram / instructions someone can point me to?  If I do this, will it invalidate my warranty (I have nearly two years left). Thanks.

A:T450 battery #1

here's the manual:
 
https://download.lenovo.com/pccbbs/mobiles_pdf/t450s_hmm_en_sp40g54937_01.pdf
 
There is no way the battery can become disconnected by itself.  The connection is very secure.  If you remove the bottom cover, the internal battery is obvious and easy to access.  You won't affect the warranty unless you break something taking it apart or removing parts

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Currently I have x230, but need to invest in a new battery for it (some 40 for a genuine one) so not sure If I want to do that since I have had this laptop for a long time now and I'm kinda looking for a larger screen as well and extra battery run-time you get with the new series wouldn't be too bad either.I have been waiting for a moment when the t450 drops in price and you can get one for around 300 now which still has got some 2+years warranty, and I can sell my x230 for some 200 probably. so sounds like a good very cheap upgrade...however...I watched some video today where the guy had opened up a t450 and did and ssd/ram upgrade and It finally hit me- That laptop looks like some cheap chinese pokemon toy compared to x230 or t430 which I also have + it hasn't got the thinklight anymore and generally the t450 looked just very cheaply made.. I get it that it's slimmer and smaller but it just looked sooo cheaply made in the videos I saw So I'm not too sure anymore if I want to even get the t450 because it looked like a cheap pokemon toy compared to x230/t430 I have What about the t460 does it got better/more solid build quality than the t450 or they are about the same? I'm not looking at the t440 because I see the internet is full about reports about how bad they are.. Probably next year this time the t460 would cost some 300 as well if a new model gets released so I might as well wait for it to drop in price if I get something way better in build quality over the t45... Read more

A:Which one to get? T450 or T460? or neither?

oh also one more thing, do any of the t450 even comes with 1920 x 1080 IPS displays or only the 1600x900 ?

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I recently bought my third Thinkpad, a T450 off ebay to replace my X230 for studying. It's an i7 model with 8GB RAM and a 256gb SSD. It still has nearly 2 years remaining on the extended warranty. When it arrived, I was pleasantly surprised to find it had a 1080p IPS screen already fitted (was planning to upgrade it) - did Lenovo ever ship the T450 with this? It's a late model one, did they introduce it later on in the machine's life cycle? There aren't any visible signs of the screen having been replaced and the seller never mentioned anything (I thought it was coming with the TN HD panel) and the brightness controls in Windows work as they should do on a clean Windows install.

A:IPS screen on T450 as standard?

Hi ajbritain4,
 
Welcome to Lenovo Community! And happy to have you here.
   
 
Well some of T450 does comes with FHD IPS panel according to psref (complete list)
 
I hope the above information helped you. 
Please feel free to post in Lenovo Community Forums if you have any further queries!
 Regards,Prabhansh_______________________________________________Tap that Kudos button if I helped.If you find a post helpful and it answers your question, please mark it as an "Accepted Solution"!

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Hi, I noticed recently that my touchscreen on my T450 is not working.Also on my computer properties it's says that there is no Pen/Touch input available. Sometimes it appears and still doesn't work and most of the time does not appear. Is there some kind of diagnostic or procedure to check if it's hardware or software related problem?

A:T450 TouchScreen Problem

It is hard to diagnose without seeing it.  Do you have a warranty?  If you do, call support.  When the touch screen isn't visible, do the other USB devices still work?  (Touch digitizer connects as a USB device.)  I don't know what devices use the same USB hub controller, but if other USB devices are also "missing", I would guess the problem is a controller chip on the motherboard.  (USB devices include touchpad, keyboard, USB ports, camera, bluetooth, microphone)  Otherwise, my best guess is the digitizer itself.

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downgrade t450 to windows 7I bought a T450 laptop sometime back which came with Windows 7 preloaded but I was given the option to update to windows 10 afterwards. I did update to windows 10 but I had horrible issues of 100% HDD utilization. I tried all methods avaliable on the internet from disabling services to increasing page files but none of them work and still HDD is 100% active time. Looks like an issue with windows 10 and microsoft is not accepting it for some reason, you will see a bunch of internet threads related to the issueNow I want to down grade to windows 7 as it came pre loaded. I can see a recovery partition of 19.5gb where 8.66gb and there are hidden files inside.I tried to boot the setup using F11 recovery mode and tried the backup from advance options, it says unable to find back file, backup failed.my question is how do I recover using the files avaliable in 19.5gb setup file.

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Either a windows update or a driver update has caused my bluetooth device to be disabled, I tried getting the latest driver from the lenovo website, uninstalling, and reinstalling the device to no avail. If I reenable it, it just goes into a loop where it tries to load the driver but fails and just keeps trying. Not sure what to do, could be that WinUpdate broke it, or that the latest driver is bad.

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hi i have a t450, i only have sata and msata ssd.is it enough plate to put a msata to m2 adapter?any card to suggest?thanks

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I am looking for a harddrive solution to back up all my T450 data. I am looking for a non-cloud solution.Any suggestions

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New T450 windows 7 64 bit fingerprint managet not functioning when registering fingerprint getting error sensor not functioning synaptic WBF 0017 driver uninstalled and reinstalledlooking for suggestionsreinstalled Lonove software no goI see a number of posts for win 10 and even some for win 8  but cant locate info for win 7

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I have trouble to fint sim card access. I have incerted the simcard in the slot, but I cant fint the sim card or to access it on the computer. I have windows 10.











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A:SIM card on thinkpad T450

Hi and welcome, sarkoCould you explain more clearly what's the problem?Also, what's your laptop Machine-Type-Model (MTM, 10-symbol code, begins with 20BV or 20BU)?

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Looking at a laptop for personal use but not sure what to get between T550 and T450....to replace my X220 Just wanted to get information on M2 SSD compatibiltiy for these laptop... I am guessing they both should be compatible with 2240 M2 SSD but just wanted to confirm to make sure that I can have 2 HDD Currently on my X220 I have mPCI SSD to boot OS and using 2.5" SSD for data storage and wanted to do the same on one of these... also if anyone want to put some input comparing T450 or T550 that would be great.... Still tossing between these 2 laptop, T450 or T550, T550 still seems to be still portable but never had 15" laptop so not sure how massive that would be.... Current work laptop is T440 so I should get used to T450 more so then T550.... i might get good use of extra screen estate...... Thanks for your input.

A:T450 & T550 M2 SSD Compatibility

Officially Lenovo does not support M.2 SSD as a boot device.  M.2 SSD is only supported as a cache device, and then, only when it is configured that way as an option from Lenovo factory.  This is the official Lenovo support position.
 
I can tell you about my personal experience.  I have T550 and I ordered an aftermarket 256GB Transcend M.2 SSD to put in it.  There was no problem for BIOS to detect it, and I could easily install Win7 on it.  As long as I was actively using the system, there was no problem.  But whenever I left the system idle it would eventually BSOD with code F4, usually after 30-45 minutes.  My conclusion is that there must be some incompatibility between this SSD and T550.  There was not any firmware update on transcend's website that I could find, and I'm using the latest T550 BIOS already.  So I really have no idea what the problem could be.
 
Now I'm using the T550 with a single 2.5" 512GB samsung SSD and it is rock-solid reliable.  So definitely, my problem had something to do with the Transcend M.2 SSD.

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I have upgraded my T450 to windows 10 clean install (64 bit) and I'm not having any issues connecting to wifi but sometimes my connection will stall and have limited connectivity for about 2 minutes then come back.  I have several other laptops and phones connected with no issues. My wifi card is the Intel AC 7265.  All drivers are current and windows 10 has all updates.    Any ideas on why it would continue to give random limited connectivity?  My router is the Asus AC87.  Firmware has been updated. 

A:T450 WIFI issues

Latest updates from Windows, or Lenovo? I would go with updating with Lenovo drivers from support, and update to the current BIOS.

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Hi all. I bought a new t450 and I will install Ubuntu Mate 16.04 lts. I ha a ssd with gpt partition. In the BIOS of the t450 I have an option where I can choose UEFI or not: https://postimg.org/image/5q16dzend/ What is the best mode to install ubuntu correctly? thanks

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Hi all. I bought a new t450 and I will install Ubuntu Mate 16.04 lts. I ha a ssd with gpt partition. In the BIOS of the t450 I have an option where I can choose UEFI or not: https://postimg.org/image/5q16dzend/ What is the best mode to install ubuntu correctly? thanks

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My laptop says that I only have 24.4 GB of storage available on it (the storage capacity of the laptop is 465.76 GB). However, when I run a hardware scan (through Lenovo Solution Center), it comes back clean. How can I access the other ~440 GB that's missing?

A:Insufficient storage on T450

Look under control panel/administrative tools/disk management and see what's really there.

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I have a ThinkPad T450. It ls less than a year old. A couple weeks ago the mouse started freezing when using the touchpad. When it happens I can plug in a usb mouse and regain control of the cursor. If I restart the touchpad works again for a while and then freezes after about 10 minutes.
I have tried running all the hardware updates via the Lenovo solution center and windows 10 says it is up to date. This machine came preinstalled with windows 10 it was not an upgrade from xp. I have also manually uninstalled the touchpad driver and reinstalled it. No luck. I have to believe it is a software problem because it works again after restart.
Any help would be appreciated. I am getting really tired of restarting to regain control of the mouse.
 
 
Moderator comment: Model added to subject for clarity.

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I have a ThinkPad T450. It ls less than a year old. A couple weeks ago the mouse started freezing when using the touchpad. When it happens I can plug in a usb mouse and regain control of the cursor. If I restart the touchpad works again for a while and then freezes after about 10 minutes.
I have tried running all the hardware updates via the Lenovo solution center and windows 10 says it is up to date. This machine came preinstalled with windows 10 it was not an upgrade from xp. I have also manually uninstalled the touchpad driver and reinstalled it. No luck. I have to believe it is a software problem because it works again after restart.
Any help would be appreciated. I am getting really tired of restarting to regain control of the mouse.
 
 
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I have an issue with the miniDP connection. I use it for an external monitor via miniDP to HDMI connector. It was working fine until I moved my laptop last weekend. Now the laptop does not detect that it even has a DP. Only VGA output is available.I have updated everything from the Lenovo support center and tired re-instaling video drivers. No changes so far. Any ideas?the graphics card is Intel HD5500. Running Windows 7.

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I am using a T450 (Model-20BV000QAD) since last 1yr. But I am not happy with the Display which is only HD. I want to upgrade it to FHD IPS display.. Is it possible?and how?

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Hello, I bought ThinkPad T450 few months ago, and I like it, but before shopping I didn't check motherboard, and it looks like I won't be able to upgrade processor in future, because it is soldered.This is very unfortunate. I don't want to buy new laptop in near future, so I have a question. Is it (or will be) possible to replace motherboard to the one with socketed processor? And what exactly can I upgrade in this model? Of course RAM and Hard Disk, but are there any other things? Thanks in advance,Cheers

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Hi, I have a problem with finding updates through Lenovo Companion on my T450 with Windows 10. I am getting "There was problem with finding updates. Try again later" (or something like that, I have this error in Polish).First time I found this problem was in September or even August, but I thought it is something with Lenovo servers, but it still doesn't work for me. Do you have this problem too? What can I do?

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I have a user with a T450 laptop that's using one of the 20F6 docks. When he first docks, it tells him to check the power connection to the dock and that it isn't charging. This error seems to disappear during the day and the unit will begin charging. I have replaced the dock and tried another to no avail, itstill intermittantly indicates that there is no power connected to the dock, however the dock wouldn't function without the power connected. Is there an FRU replacement for the dock connector? or maybe a computer setting that needs to be adjusted within the lenovo software?, 

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Hi All,A quick question,  can I use DDR4 ram in my T450?. Thank you.













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A:T450 DDR4 option

Hi rshair,
  Welcome to Lenovo Community! And happy to have you again.
 
As I understand that you have query regarding memory upgrade to DDR4 in your ThinkPad T450
The quick answer would be no as DDR4 RAMs is not backwards compatible with DDR3 motherboards and vice versa. And also the notch has been moved to prevent accidental insertion of the wrong type of memory. Instead of 204 pins, each module features 260 pins in DDR4 Memory.
 
I hope the above information helped you.
Please feel free to post in Lenovo Community Forums if you have any further queries!
 
Regards,Prabhansh_______________________________________________Tap that Kudos button if I helped.If you find a post helpful and it answers your question, please mark it as an "Accepted Solution"!

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Hello everyone, I just yesterday received my T450 and in general I am really happy.What drives me a little crazy is, that I cannot adjust Brightness. I'd be really happy, if someone could help. The system:T450Windows 10 <-- cleaninstalledAll Drivers up to date (thinkvantage-thingy says so)---------------- The Problem:Cannot adjust brightness via FN + F5/F6Cannot adjust brightness in the energysaving optionsSwitching between energysaving mode and normal mode doesnt affect brightnessCan adjust brightness with the Intel HD Graphic tool, but it looks weird. ---------------What i tried:-Updated BIOS- deleted Intel drivers and loaded the newest one from lenovo homepage- deleted pnp-monitor and reinstall- deactive/activate pnp-monitor This annoys me kind of hardcore. I travel 4 hours at 3 days a week. I bought this notebook to use it in this time. Adjusting brightness kind of is key in a train. So safe me and earn everlasting love!  

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Hi Do I win anything in battery time by replacing the two batteries? Both battery design capacity is 2090 mAh each and now it is 1588 mAh and 1584 mAh. Which battery is the main battery? Peter

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Just to be sure, can i fit Transcend MTS400, M.2 - 128GB  TS128GMTS400into my thinkpad t450? thank you.

A:thinkpad t450 ssd M2 2242

Yes. The mSATA would go into the WWAN slot.https://download.lenovo.com/parts/ThinkPad/t450_frubom_20160106.pdf It may go by the name MTS400S .

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Hi everybodyI am having some random issues with the wifi on my Lenovo T450.  It sometimes goes really slow or completely drops off connection while other devices on the same network keep working fine. This happens on both windows (where I have installed the latest drivers) and Linux (same, althought they are still quite old as far as I can see). In Linux it seems that rebooting fix the problem almost every time (while trying to reset the wifi only by "service network-manager restart/reload/force-reload" does not), but for windows sometimes it isn't enough (indeed in past months I'm using mainly linux also for this issue).  I'm fearing it is a hardware problem, but does anybody has alternative ideas?  thanks!

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Hi,I have purchased a Lenovo T450 and am trying to upgrade to 16gb Corsair Venegance RAM.The RAM fits into the machine slots no problem, 2x8gb sticks however it fails POST and beeps at me.My Question is what are the RAM voltages supported by the T450?The RAM I have is 1.5v I believe... Any help would be great thanks.

A:T450 RAM Upgrade Error

You want low voltage RAM, 1.35v.  

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When I close the lid of my computer, it makes the alert noise as if you unplugged a device. When I open the lid, it makes the alert noise as if you plugged in a new device. The screen takes a few seconds to turn on, and all of my windows which were open will be resized, and all of my desktop icons are rearranged.Happens every time I open or close the lid, and it's been about a week now.About two months ago, I actually sent this in to Lenovo for some repair from a drop, and they replaced just some plastic parts of the shell and the keyboard. It worked fine when I got it back, and once the screen is on, it continues to work fine. I'm mentioning this because I don't think the screen is becoming physically unplugged, it looks like it is in top shape after the repairs. Any thoughts?-Matt

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Is it safe to charge T450 (with integrated graphic card) with 90W AC adapter?For example here is written that it is compatible:http://shop.lenovo.com/ca/en/itemdetails/0B46994/460/FB655FA7A2834E04AED9731463CD174EFrom the other hand, on laptop under battery is writte that accept only 20V 2.25/3.25A, means (45/65W).

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Hello,I'm looking to upgrade my HD panel on T450 to a FHD one. From what I found, there are 2 panels to choose from: LP140WF3-SPD1 (LG) and AUO B140HAN01.3Anyone has done it? Which one is better?Thank you.

A:T450/T450s upgrade to FHD - AUO or LG?

The general consensus is that the AUO ones are much bette
 
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Hi all, I recently acquired a very-nearly-new Thinkpad T450 (i5 5300, 8GB) but I have found that under Windows 10 power options it shows the removable battery at 100% (after charging) but the internal battery is "not available for use". I have checked the BIOS for options to activate it without success. Has anyone else encountered this issue? Thanks, Tim

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Hi, I have the T450 with 240GB ssd, which seems to me a bit short. I'm wondering if I can use the M.2 which is oficialy for cache to use a 42mm 250 ssd as secondary storage? Something like this MyDigitalSSD 256GB Super Boot Drive 42mm SATA III (6G) M.2 2242 NGFF SSD - MDM242-SB-256 Thanks










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A:Can I use M2 slot as second SSD storage on T450

Hello and welcome,
 
That should work fine. I've  been using one of those as the primary OS drive in a T450s.
 
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Hi guy Has anyone installed an EM7345 after purchasing there T450? http://www.amazon.com/Asunflower%C2%AE-EM7345-42Mbps-04X6014-Thinkpad/dp/B00YS1HTEM/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UT...

A:T450 mobile broadband.

Hi The card should work, has p/ns required. But might need (or not need) some efforts to work, in dependency of factory default or presale settings.

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