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Power Manager | CD drive powered off

Q: Power Manager | CD drive powered off

Hey, I'm using a Lenovo T430s (Windows 10) . Recently, my DVD RW Drive showed it's powered off, and it wouldn't turn on saying that a specified module of Power Manager wasn't found (see the pic 1). Moreover, the battery icon has dissappeared from the toolbar on the right bottom. Any particular solutions for this?I tried downloading the Desktop Power Manager for this from https://support.lenovo.com/in/en/downloads/ds003852. The installation fails saying there's an older version already downloaded (see pic 2). I'm not able to find the older version also to uninstall it





Rashaad Mirza

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Preferred Solution: Power Manager | CD drive powered off

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Hi guys
an icon for Power ISO Virtual Drive Manager has suddenly appeared in my System Tray. I don't know if it came as part of XP or it downloaded itself along with something else from the net. I don't know what it does and I don't think I want it. I can exit the program but it reappears with every startup although its not in the startup list? There does not seem to be an option to get rid of it. Can you help please
TIA
Mike

A:Power Iso Virtual Drive Manager

Hi Hoopoe.
Open Run,then type "msconfig",under "startup" tab,there is a list of programs which start on windows startup.Just find your program name from the command list or sth like its name,then disable its tick symbol.Press OK,then Restart your computer

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Ok, I just built a new computer that I ran for about 2 hours give or take then it powered down completely during my OS installation. Now it won't even power up at all, I switch on the power supply and the green led on the motherboard lights up, pressing the power button however does nothing.
My worst fear at the moment is that I have fried the CPU by applying too much thermal conducting past between it and the heat sink. (I didn't apply the thermal conduct myself, I had my room mate helping me, I wasn't aware of how much was supposed to be applied.)
Now the question I have is, would that be the reason why nothing happens when I hit the power button even if the green light is on?
Another thing to note is that the cpu heatsink fan I bought already had a small amount of Thermal paste on it which we failed to notice right off.

Computer specs:
Asus M2R32-MVP Motherboard
Asus EAH3850 ATI Radeon Graphics Card
4 GB Kingston 667 Mhz RAM
dual 80 GB Seagate SATA HDDs
AMD Athalon 64 X2 6000+ 3.0 ghz Windsor Core
430W power supply by Dynapower

Let me know if anyone needs to know anything else. Thanks.
 

A:New computer that powered up at first, but will not power up now.

Dynapower is not a brand that I recognize, if it is a low quality PSU then that is probably the issue.
 

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Hiya Guys.

Something strange has been happening to the USB section of my computer and I wondered if anyone could shed some light on it for me.

I bought a USB powered 1TB external hard drive (ie: the one USB lead gives it power and data transfer). I connected it directly to a computer (XP Pro - SP3) and it found it, installed it and I was up and running but when I connected it to a 1 metre USB extension lead in the same port on the computer, it failed to install and the drive started clicking which we all know is a bad sign.

After re-connecting it directly without the extension lead, it went straight into it and worked like a dream until out of interest, I connected it via the extension lead and again, it failed. I don`t think the drive is at fault as it works every time when it`s a direct connection and fails every time it`s through the extension.

In case you`re wondering, all ports are USB 2.0 rather than 1.1 and as I have access to a few other machines, I`ve tried the `test` on those with various leads and directly, ending up with the same results.

My question is ... Can a USB extension lead take just enough power that it tips the balance and not give the drive enough to initialize itself?

Regards Jenny
 

A:Solved: USB powered HDD - Low power ?

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Thanks for the happy birthday i wouldn,t have found u otherwise. I downloaded "Demo Version" Jv16 Power tools 2005 from a link to find duplicate files and clean my registry, I thought that programs I had uninstalled and reinstalled for varius reasons were all duplicated with missing files. The download didn't have the handbook which i found out later i needed so now after running dup. file finder, reg cleaner. I have a very unstable system nothing stays stable and there is a mass of backups I don,t know where to start. The forum there won,t help. supposedly I got a old Beta version. My backups don,t look anything like there's. I would like to go back to before i installed with system restore point but i dont know if it can retrieve files from Jv16 backup or what. logitech, hp, msn, registry changes, no cd drive, I have never deleted any backups from spybot or AVG free if they would help. I am a novice at forums and i'd like to show you what I did but you would have to tell what to link or paste. it sure looks bad. Even if I minimize this window and look for something I lose you. It took me 2 days to post this hope it works!
 

A:Power PC Tool over-powered me

Don't worry Summer is coming and the snow will finally be gone.....I would try System Restore before you download this tool it will put you Registry back to what it was before.

Let us know how Restore goes

Use Windows Restore not any other
 

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Was browsing a website when my pc just powered off,tried to turn it on but the blue light flicks for a sec and it wont turn on,i have a usb ext hdd plugged in and the light on it is green,so think this rules the motherboard out,also take 1 stick of ram at a time out and tried to power up,still no power,took sound card out,still no power,im thinking psu,but why would the usb lightup the ext hdd,anybody any ideas before i take it too the pc shop in the morning,they fitted a motherboard for me 3 months ago,so if its the motherboard it should still be under warranty~?

Many Thanks

A:PC powered off and wont power on?

Try disconnecting everything non essential 1 at a time. If you disconnect 1 thing and the computer comes on, you'll know what is caysing problems. Just because a light lights up or a fan spins only means the PSU is putting out some power. It does not mean that it is putting out enough power to run a computer. If you have access to another known good power supply, try connecting that and see if it comes on. If needed, see if you have afriend that will loan you one to test with. The PSU you have is one of the better PSU's you can buy. They rarely give you problems. Try those things and let us know the outcome.

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Hello,

System Specs:

Motherboard - P5N-D
CPU - E6700
Memory - 2x2GB Corsair XMS2
Video Card - Radeon HD 5870
PSU - Thermaltake 750W

Problem:

Computer powered off while in the middle of me using it. Tried to power back on, but nothing happens when the power button is pressed. Tried unplugging the power supply and back in, still would not power on.

Troubleshooting:

Hooked up my PSU to a PSU tester I have = Good

Replaced Motherboard = no change (indicator light is on, on the motherboard)

Checked power switch = Good

I also tried taking out my video card, left one stick of ram in, and still nothing.


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The only thing i haven't checked is my CPU, I have just ordered the E8400 in hopes this will fix my problem, but I was hoping to get a little feed back on my situation as I have come up empty when searching online for a simlar problem.

I appreciate any feedback I can get!

Thank you!
 

A:Computer powered down, will not power back on

how about checking the mouse or keyboard? it happened to me once pc won't boot because of a faulty mouse
 

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Hello Community I've got a brand new P52 with a Thunderbolt 3 workstation dock. Unfortunately the system is not getting enough power to keep it running. If I attach the power to the system the battery is getting charged, but as soon as I boot the system up, it reports that it is not getting enough power to run the system. It doesn't matter if I attach the system to the workstation dock or to any of the power supplies directly (170W or 230W). As soon as the system is booted, not enough power is being supplied and the system runs on battery. I've already installed the latest drivers to both the system and the workstation dock. Any idea how to fix that? I've tried to open a ticket at this brilliant eService Ticketing, but this won't let me create one. The Link to the video regarding possible causes seems to be broken as well. https://support.lenovo.com/vidoes/VID100760 I'm realy pi... off spending half a day failing to fix it and unable to open a support case. RegardsChristian  

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Does such a thing exist?

I sometimes find I need my external drive for like 5 minutes on the road without a socket in sight so it'd be great if I could just have it suck power from my computers USB port.

Or even solar power.

Obviously I wouldn't power something for a long time with it.

Or it'd be great if only one plug is available like at a coffee shop

Anything like this on deal extreme?

A:USB to electrical power plug? / or solar/AA powered

I think the best solution for you would be a portable hard disk that don't need external power supply. I've been extremely happy with Western Digital products, using this 640 GB as my "on the road" drive. It fits to my jacket pocket.

Kari

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I am using a D-link 4 port usb powered hub and occasionally get the message "power surge on port" and it disconnects it from the computer.

I am using the usb hub to switch a USB relay board to which using a volt free switch to send a signal and power a LED traffic light in a sequence.

I have external power supplies powering the LED lights.

It started intermittantly and I need to restart the computer to allow it to work again or turn off the d-link hub and unplug the usb.

I can get it to error sometimes with just plugging the usb powered hub into the computer with nothing else connected to the hub other than its own power supply.

Any help would be appreciated.
 

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Hi all!
I've got a strange problem that I've never encountered before. I had a power supply go bad and I replaced it with one I know to be good from another pc. In fact, I bought a new one also.
This happens with both power supplys.
The pc is a Emachine T2882 w/Celeron 2.8G running XP Home.
Anyhow, when I power the pc down I noticed that the heat sink on the processor was really hot and I also notice that the little light in the front that tells you the HD is working was on AND I noticed that the fan in the power supply was running. All this when I powered the pc down via the START>Turn off computer>Turn off
This could be what burned out the power supply in the first place.
Has anyone ever heard of this? Can someone help me out with this strange scenario?
Thanks so much and may God bless,
Peter
 

A:Solved: Power Supply Continues To Energize Mb When Powered Down...

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I've recently built a machine and whenever I boot up, a message is displayed saying: "The Nvidia system sentinel is reporting that Nvidia-powered graphics card is not receiving sufficient power.

To protect hardware from potential damage or causing a potential system lockup, the graphics processor has lowered its performance to a level that allows continued safe operations."

I am not sure as to why this is happening. My PSU is 420 watts, which should be more adaquate for my Athlon 5X-53 and my AGP GeForce FX 5200. I have the molex attached to the video card and the video card is seated properly in my mobo. Any ideas on what the problem is? Are we looking at replacing the PSU, motherboard, or video card? Or am I missing something? Thanks.
 

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Hi, the old girl is generally still going. My issue is now that when the x1 is powered up and plugged in it does not permanently recognize that the power cord is plugged in and alternates every second between battery power and cord power. As a result it does not charge sufficiently and runs out of battery at some point. When powered down and plugged in the battery charges over several hours and the laptop can be put back in use. The cord seems fine and the green light on the side of the computer when plugged in does not flicker.. Thanks for your ideas.  

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I'm baffled that for some reason, on my T530, my DVD drive D: shows as "Powered Off." I can right-click the drive and it shows me a 'Power On' option, but clicking it does nothing. If I hover my mouse over drive D, it says: 'drive is powered off, to power on the optical drive, press the eject button on the optical drive.' That also does nothing. Also, my 'battery stretch' is off, so it does not appear to be a power setting. Any thoughts would be appreciated. 

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Possible hardware/firmware design problem.  Two identical laptops purchased 2 years apart.  Both work great with headphones or built in speakers.  Neither will work with powered speakers.  Tried 3 different powered speaker systems, including a high end model.  All had the same problem on both laptops.  Drops one channel and/or goes mono.  Sound quality is POOR.  Realtek only shows one output device HP/Speakers.  Config options don't show any option for external speakers.  Since headphones work fine, assuming it is having problems when it senses a powered speaker system. Has anyone else seen this?

A:hp stream won't drive powered speakers

Hi @Rev-Brian,I hope you enjoy your visit to the HP Support Forums. I understand you are having an issue with sound quality. I will be glad to help you. Please look at the following document.No Sound from Speakers (Windows 8) I would also check the software driver version.Here is a link to download Realtek High-Definition (HD) Audio Driver Version 6.0.1.7339 Rev.A Please keep me informed of how things went. If you require further assistance, let me know and I will gladly do all I can to help you.Please let me know if this resolves the issue by marking this post as "Accept as Solution".To simply say thanks, click the Thumbs up below!  Thanks.

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Another issue with the laptop: the Passport drive is not recognized in the USB 3.0 connector on this laptop, but it is on the 2.0 connector. The USB cable I am using is the one that came with it, it has the blue part and sticker that says 3.0.

I was able to put this drive onto the laptop in the 3.0 connector yesterday but not anymore. I tried disable and re-enable the USB Controller but that didn't work.

When I plug it into the 3.0 connector, it actually does get power to the drive - the light comes on and I can hear it spin, its just that Windows 10 won't see it.
 

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Dell Precision 4300 laptop T9300 2.5ghz processor running windows XP pro. Have a WD 400 passport external drive (powered through usb) that worked great for 6 months. Having problems recognizing the drive on usb port. Have a powered Hitachi drive that fine in the same port. Took WD passport and placed it on another computer and it works fine. When plugged into my laptop I can hear it fire up and the indicator light is on. WD troubleshot with me and we eliminated my drivers etc and same result. They warrantied the drive and new one has same issue. Tried a different cable. Dell troubleshot with me and diagnosed bad motherboard. Tech came to house and replaced motherboard with same results. Flashed bios and removed/installed drivers again same result. Drive will appear under device manager butI can't get to it. Part of my computer will lock up when drive in port and unfreeze when I pull it out. Also will see drive appear under my computer when removing usb cable. If I remove usb drivers and power up with WD plugged in occasionally I will be able to get to unit but it will freeze.
 

A:usb powered hard drive not recognized

try this remove safely then reinstall it might work after several times you could go to the website and dowload the proper drivers hope this helps lisa6447
 

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I have a Sabrent 2.5" hard drive enclosure SBT-EKU25 that I am trying to use with USB on a Windows 7 laptop. The drive works but stops doing anything for several minutes at a time. There are no error messages, it just stops... no flashing or steady light. A minute or two later it picks up where it left off as though nothing has happened. It will then run fine again for several seconds and then it goes back to "sleep". I am trying to use the drive to backup files and it spends more time sleeping than doing anything else.

The drive enclosure does not come with any drivers and is supposed to be plug and play. I have checked the USB drivers and Windows says they are up to date. I have installed a 60Gb hard drive from an old laptop in it.

If i plug the the drive into the USB port on my Windows XP desktop it works fine.

A:USB powered hard drive enclosures

What type of drive did you put in the enclosure? According to Sabrent's web site it only works with IDE drives.

Sabrent | USB 2.0 to 2.5″ IDE Aluminum Hard Drive Enclosure – BLACK |

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My laptop HDD recently would not load windows. So i installed the OS on a different drive. Now, when i connect the old drive VIA USB 2.0toSATA it will not show up in My Computer. Disk Management will not show the drive either. The HDD is getting power, i can hear the disk spinning.

A:Hard Drive is powered, but does not show up.

Plug in and turn on the external USB hard drive
Right mouse click on My Computer
Left click on Manage
Left click on Device Manager
Expand the USB list
Find the USB device for your USB Hard Drive (the one that has no description)
Right mouse click - Uninstall
Turn off the external USB hard drive
Turn on the external USB hard drive and let it find and install the driver

Open 'Administration Tools', select 'Computer Management', click on 'Disk Management' and see if it can be seen here. If it does show here, chances are it doesn't have a drive letter assigned. If this is the case, right click on the drive, select "Change drive Letter...', and assign a drive letter to it.

If it was not seen there, go to 'Action' on the menu bar, click on 'Rescan Disks' and it should come up. If necessary assign a drive letter to as described above.

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Hello. I'm having issues with my t450S not being able to go in to sleep mode. Everything I've read says that these two programs have major issues with Windows 10 and could be the source of my problem. I go to uninstall and it says that the program can't run on this version of Windows. Ok, so I have tried many of the solutions offered in this forum and nothing has worked thus far: * c:\swtools\readyapps\pwrmgrv\setup.exe -l0x9 -AddRemove* change compatibility mode of programs and try then* straight up add/remove button Please let me know what I can do to get these off my system (without reverting back to Windows 7).  Thank you! 

A:Windows 10 can't uninstall power manager or fingerprint manager

Welcome to the hole to nowhere. I assume you read that 45 mile long post to nowhere,with a zillion fix recommends.Use your time more wisely.(1) Buy SSD and SSD bracket for your machine.(2)Install windows 10 creators edition on SSD.(3) Use external item to connect old HDD via USB.(4)Install all Lenovo software from your support page. (5)Install all other software, aol, quicken, windows office.(6) While win 10 HDD is running, use ALL known backups from your software vendors, ie aol, quicken, office etc.(7)Copy your pics, email, etc from old HDD to new clean SSD.=Going back to win 7, forget it.When you are done, you have a New Slick surfboard. Not a muddy swap with snakes, etc. =Your T450s is Officially supported win 10 Lenovo.You took the shortcut. Granny Lenovo did give directions. https://support.lenovo.com/us/en/solutions/ht103616 The above recommends will bypass the shortcut, back to win7, etc.Clean and mean is better than mud.Expense: Your time and a external USB HDD connector item. +$70 SSD(buy on sale).You will get better educated on DISASTER recovery solutions for your machine.=You should also purchase a Seagate external USB-HDD slimeline 1 TB HDD to cover your buns in the rain.http://www.bestbuy.com/site/seagate-backup-plus-slim-1tb-external-usb-3-0-2-0-portable-hard-drive-bl...Buy it on sale. $44. Get the one with Seagate dashboard (actually www.nero.com backup incremental). You can store windows backup System Image here. Create your own folder, dr... Read more

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Hello,

I have a Compaq desktop with an
AMD Athlon 1.1GHZ
128MB of RAM
a 16mb TNT video card
and 60GB HDD

I tried to reformat the hard drive because I initially had a virus on it - so the only means was to format it. The first time I reinstalled it successfully with a copy of a WinXP Pro cd, that came with a dell laptop of mine. BIG MISTAKE-- the computer tripped out and was asking for authentication. No problme arised yet, windows xp installed, and authentication was the only thing that was being irritating.

I commensed to reformat the hard drive with nothing in it except the OS installed, with a different copy of WinXP that did not come with my dell laptop. In the middle of reformatting, however, about 51% complete, I powered down the computer because I thought it would not hurt the formatting process, so I could take it back to the owner's house and finish up the reformatting process there, and at the same time be able to hang out at their pool. the old idea of "kill two birds with one stone" or something. >_< I feel pretty stupid. I hope you guys don't chew me out now, but yeah.

So I tried to turn the computer on again later on to finish reformatting. I pressed the power button and everything seemed to go right, until nothing appeared on the monitor. the monitor stays black, with an orange 'standby' light as if the computer was on standby.

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A:My desktop powered down while formatting hard drive

bump

bump^ is this even allowed? bump. no responses yet ;/
 

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I have a USB powered Maxtor 320GB portable HD connected to Windows XP laptop. As it got close to being full it has started to give me "Delayed write error". Sometimes I can access the drive and the files but sometimes the folders show as being empty. Sounds like it is dying. What can I do? What is the best way to save the data and copy it to another drive? At the moment it is not possible to copy data from the drive as it will fail half way through the transfer.

any advice appreciated

Lucian
 

A:USB powered portable Hard Drive problems

As tedious as it may sound, I'd try copying small chunks at a time instead of the whole thing.
 

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I use a Seagate USB 3.0 external hard drive to do automated system backups on a weekly basis, using both Windows and Acronis. I have always left this drive on all the time, even though I only use it weekly.

I have read where some users power their external hard drives off between backups.

Any recommendations on the best thing to do.......leave it on or turn it off?

Thanks in advance.........

A:Is It Best to Keep External Backup Hard Drive Powered Off

If you can disconnect this drive when backups are not happening, you increase your odds of not having any viri or malware hitting the ext HD. Other than that, disconnecting and powering off ext HD saves some wearNtear on said device.

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I apologize for my english in advance.
Yesterday I update my laptop to Windows 8.1(full specifications are available in my profile).
Then I noticed the following: The icon of DVD drive was changed and:
"Drive is powered off. To turn on the optical drive, press the eject button on the optical drive".
After pressing the DVD drive is powered on, but after few minutes it powered off again.

Thanks in advance for the help.

A:DVD drive is powered off, Lenovo X230, Windows 8.1 64 bit

i think thats normal behavour , it will work when ever you need to use it ,can you right click on the icon and click on eject to open it [i cant check mine right now on iam my mac]almost positive mine is like that

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Hi there

Intuitively one might think using Powered (from the mains) external USB HDD's would require more power from the computer as well compared with those small self powered units.

I've no way to measure this but I'm sure the small units might consume MORE power as the computer has to supply all the power for Disk rotation and the USB I/O controller.

I only ask this because I need to put two large powered USB units (both with 2 X 3 TB Raid 0 HDD's in each unit) on to a USB 3 Hub.
The two HDD units seem to perform perfectly well whether connected to the chargeable port on an HP laptop or the "non chargeable" ones.

The RAID 0 is powered by the HDD itself (internal Hardware RAID) --used RAID 0 for speed -- don't need to mirror etc - I've enough backup if the whole thing goes bonkers. !!

The files on these HDD's are serving music and video so not intensive used -- don't seem to have any problem streaming media from the laptop.

Any engineers out there - curious over what is the actual load (power wise) on the computer if a POWERED USB HDD is used compared to a Self powered one. Note the Hub I'm using is not also powered.



Cheers
jimbo

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I have the T110, I can create the recovery discs in Windows but when I restart the computer and press F12 it shows no CD/DVD drive in the BIOS.

So I cannot restore from or boot from the external CD/DVD drive.

Help!

A:Satellite T110 - USB powered CD/DVD drive not recognized in BIOS

Hey,

I don?t have the notebook in front of me but check the BIOS if you can find an option called ?USB legacy support?. If yes you have to enable this feature that your notebook can recognize the external drive.

Can you boot from an USB stick? I mean you can also create the recovery files on an USB stick so this would be also an option to restore factory settings.

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After the recent upgrade to windows 10 , I can no longer access HP PowerManager, or HP setup mamager.  The message is 'This app has been blocked for your protection' An administrator has blocked you from using this app...Publisher not trusted.   I am the only user, I am the administrator  I am six secnds away from unistalling Windows 10. Any insight would be appreciated.

A:HP Power Manager & Set Up Manager Blocked Windows 10

I am experiencing the same problem and I cannot get operate the web cam on my HP Touchsmart 310-1110UK PC.  Can HP user support provide a solution?

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I have a WLI- CB HP 54 Buffalo wireless network card and it is supposed to reach further than regular wireless G cards, but my internal wirelesss on my laptop spans MUCH further.

I am using Windows XP SP2 and installed the driver and software about 3 times. I have found that windows configures it better than the software that came.

My question are a couple.. First. when i go and set up wireless zero configuration service to automatic, it keeps going off the next time i restart and when i search for networks it says "make sure your switch is turned on " .......

I called Buffalo and they said that it was my internal PCI adapter interferring with it. It is an A/B internal card. Within close range, the wireless card works fine.
I also wanted to know if there are dangers of having my internal A/B card and a wireless G card running at the same time.

Also the Buffalo says it is B/G, but doesn't pick up B networks well.

Thank you for your help.
 

A:Buffalo High Power Card Not high powered

Is your router A, B, or G? Also, I can't think of any danger, per se, of running both cards. This is a process called Multi-homing. If you plug in a LAN cable, you'll actually have 3 network connections, 3 IP Addresses, etc. Some apps may get confused & blow up, otherwise you're just using some resources unnecessarily. If it was me, I'd turn off the internal card if I had a G card I'd rather use...

Regards,
Emmett
 

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I have three Dell Lattitudes with powered eSata ports. I purchased a sata/power cable to SATA interface hoping to use a SSD or 2.5" hard drive.
However although there is power going to the drive, it is not recognised on boot nor in Windows 10 x64.
There are no drivers missing in Device Manager. The SSD/HDD are all recognised and working using USB to SATA adapters.

Can any one help please? 
Is there a missing Driver?
There is nothing in the BIOS I can see that I can turn on ... everything is enabled.

Thanks

A:(Redirected) Dell Lattitude E6230 - powered eSATA port and Drive not recognised in Windows 10 x64

BISHOP2
As you have laptops, best to post this in the Laptop Forum here:http://en.community.dell.com/support-forums/laptop/default.aspx
Bev.

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Hi I'm a newby so not sure yet of how you guys work.

In a fit of stupidity I installed Ubuntu on my laptop, and went with dual boot, but it just would not see my WiFi router regardless of what I tried, so got rid of it following some online advice, using the bootrec.exe/fixmbr command, which now allows me to boot straight into Vista.

However, if you look at the pic attached you will see I have a huge lump of free space 41.64gb free space which I can't use for anything.

Is there a way for me to re-combine the 41.64gb free space with the C: drive again, the options allowed are displayed in the pic, also there is another slice of the drive 5.37gb which I'd also like to be able to use.

I'm not sure I've made my self clear on what I'd like to acheive, which is to bring both of theses slices back in to the C: drive.

On right clicking the 5.37gb drive the only option is Help, as neither of theses slices has a drive letter I don't see how I can do anything to them.

The only options I have for the 41.64gb free space seems to be to make a simple volume (not sure what that actually means) or delete the partition.

I'd like to get back to how it was before I installed Ubuntu, IE a C: & S: with no more partitions, preferably without having to re-install Vista.

Thanks in hopeful anticipation.

Kev

PS for clarity I've cut and pasted the options for each slice of the drive below the relevant slice

A:Problem with free space in computer manager/drive manager

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Should give you the tools you want.

Ed

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Okay-I'm confused.And,I've been wondering about this since I bought this pc about 2 years ago ! I have a Compaq Presario (HP) CQ57-229WM Notebook PC that I bought from Wal-Mart a couple of years ago and this machine seems to have TWO "power plans" on it ! Why ???

It has the HP Power Manager & the regular Win 7 Power Options settings Can anyone give me some advice about which one of these I should go with ? Can I remove the HP Pwr. Mgr. ? SHOULD I remove the HP Power Mgr. ? WHY are there TWO power plans on ONE pc ??? I don't get it. Someone PLEASE enlighten me ! Did HP put this on my pc just to confuse me ????? Helllllllllllllllppppppppppp !!!!!!!!!

Ruh,roh...I just found a post regarding the exact same issue on this site by Googling.Sorry guys.But,still feel free to comment if you'd like.

Well,helllllllll !How'd that get on Google so fast ?? That's mine ! So,please disregard the "ruh,roh".And,again PLEASE helllllllllllpppppp.He,he,he.And,again...Thank you !

Ha,ha...that's funny.....I just loked at the Google page again and it said it was posted 20 hours ago ! Hmmmmmm.That's funny,Because I JUST finished posting this not 5 mins ago ! Hmmmmmmm.Must be this vpn and the proxies.He,he.

A:Win 7 Power Options or HP Power Manager ??

HP Factory Install is the worst possible install of Win7 one can have, larded with bloatware and duplicate utilities which interfere with better versions built into Win7. That's why most tech enthusiasts won't even run such an install but instead Clean Reinstall - Factory OEM Windows 7.

Everything needed is in the blue link to get and keep a perfect install just like a million others have done without a single complaint.

If you'd rather first try to clean it up you can try these steps to Clean Up Factory Bloatware
but HP is the worst of all brands for its bloatware so if you ever want to experience native perfect Win7 performance on that machine I'd do the reinstall.

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Last night when shutting down the virtual machine within Win7, the virtual machine hanged. Win7 gave me the option of doing a forced shutdown, which I accepted. But now this morning when I try to re-open the virtual machine (which is powered down) I keep
getting the error message "The virtual machine could not be started. An unknown error occurred."  PLEASE HELP: I have months of research stored in the virtual machine which I need to retrieve. Any suggestions gratefully received.

A:URGENT: My XP-Mode Virtual Machine has crashed: it is powered down and refuses to power up. PLEASE HELP: I have months of research stored in the virtual machine which I need to retrieve.

Hi,

 

The issue could be incorrect configuration of XP mode.

 

Trying to rename the . vmc and .vsv from C:\Users\Username\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows Virtual PC\Virtual Machines
and run Virtual Machine again.

 

Best Regards,

Niki
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I recently got a new hard drive. The first thing I did was create a new partition. After that, I copied the contents of my C drive to the new partition using HDCopy. Next, I changed the letter of my C drive(changed it to Z) and changed the letter of my new partition to C. Now it looks like everything works, but I do have one question. When I go to windows computer management, it still says my drive that used to be C is my system drive and my NEW C drive is Page File. Here's a screen shot to help:http://i42.tinypic.com/1zxbg9e.jpgI'm wondering if this is problematic and if there's any way to make my C drive listed as the system driveThanks,Austin

A:C drive not listed as system drive in windows drive manager

Your pc is still booting to the Z drive it seems. You might want to try just backing up your stuff and doing a format so that the new drive does not contain your system root.

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Hi,
I installed Dell Power Manager  v 2.1.0 in my DELL laptop Inspiron 13 5368 2-in-1, but I do not how to enabled it to control the battery activity. Would any body advise how I can enable it??

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My battery had recently died and I haven't had the time or money to buy a new one. My Dell laptop, which I only bought not even a full year ago, still works as long as it's plugged into a power source. The problem is, and it's the biggest nuisance ever, is that the Dell Power Manager Lite notifies me all the time that my battery isn't working or something along the lines of it. It's extremely annoying because it pops up every few minutes or seconds even and interrupts important things. I've done everything I can to try to turn off the notifications, as there is no real option to turn them off. I can't uninstall this program as it's nowhere in my files. Control panel has no way to uninstall it either. I am stuck with the most annoying popup notification. My question is, how can I turn off power manager lite notifications or uninstall the program completely when there are no straight options?

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Hi all
 
Does the Lenovo Power Manager that able to choose how many percent battery being charge could be use
on Lenovo G41-35 35ID  ?
 
Thank
 
Mod's Edit: System model added to the front of Subject line to improve visibility / clarity.
 

A:G41-35 - Lenovo Power Manager

Welcome to the Lenovo Community !
 
The Conservation Mode option for battery charging is preset and can not be changed.
 
 

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Hi everyone, I have upgraded my x250 from Windows 7 to Windows 10 and now can?t uninstall the Power Manager.  It gives me a DLL error message when I boot up.  I have tried changing the compatibility view settings to Windows 7 but had no luck.  Does anyone know how I can disable it from boot?   Ideally I would like it completed uninstalled but can live without seeing the error message every time.  Thank you for your help

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Hi, I'm running a T61P, Win7 Ent/SP1. System Update repeatedly showed Power Manager 6.67.5 as available after repeated successful updates. I DLd the update and tried to run it manually, but it kept telling me there was an earlier version of PM installed, and did I want to remove it. I said yes, and it seemed to uninstall (and reboot), but trying to run the PM update kept showing the "previous version installed" prompt. I used Add/Remove to uninstall both PM and the PM driver, then searched the registry and removed all references to PM from there, then sarched the hard drive and removed all PM files I could find. I still can't install PM. It's still telling me that there's an earlier version installed. I tried downloading and installing previous versions of PM back to v3, but I still get that frustrating "previous version" prompt and can't get beyond that. Please does anybody have a way to get past this prompt? GaryK










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A:can't install Power Manager

After spending $99 on a paid Lenovo tech-support instance that required days of fighting to get through to an ultimately clueless level-2 tech (he tried to use RevoUnistallPro to uninstall a directory containing a downloaded-but-uninstalled version of Power Manager), I solved this on my own and am here posting the solution in case anyone else runs into a similar problem--inability to install Power Manager upgrades with the error message that a previous install exists: Search in the registry for and delete all found occurrences of PWRMGR and PWRMGRV. Once there were gone I was able to install the current Power Manager instance for Win7 (6688 as of this posting). GaryK

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 Hi all Does the Lenovo Power Manager that able to choose how many percent battery being charge could be useon Lenovo G41-35 35ID  ? Thank

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Hello there,  I have a problem with my power manager, it stopped showing the gpu gauge as you can see here: mineaaand the normal one My laptop is a lenovo thinkpad T420 with the nvidia nvs 4200M.Previously there was also an icon showing the nvidia logo next to the gpu meter. Any help fixing that issue would be much obliged.

A:power manager not showing gpu gauge

Hi Ogog10002!
 
Welcome to the Community,
 
Was there any updates / changes made to the laptop prior to the issue? Try updating the Power Manager here,
 
https://pcsupport.lenovo.com/us/en/products/LAPTOPS-AND-NETBOOKS/THINKPAD-T-SERIES-LAPTOPS/THINKPAD-...
 
Update us how it goes.
 
Regards,

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Hi,, I downloaded the power manager driver and the settings dependency pack. I see the files for power manager in Drivers/Win. But when I go to Programs and Features, Power Manager is not listed. When I right click on battery icon I don't have an "advanced" option.So how do I run/ access the power manager so I can change my charging thresholds?thanks in advance

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FOr the last few weeks... I get an error message every time I plug my charger in.  Now I cannot charge my battery.  sometime it works and other times not.  May be related to what ever else is plugged into the house outlets at home... iPad, iPhone, Mac computers, HP printer, etc.

Very annoying and now cannot leave my puter unplugged.

I think it is a software issue as the charger and cord all work fine to keep the puter alive when plugged in.

TIA,

JP

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Below is some dumps from a Windows 7 laptop (not the same laptop I posted another thread about before, this one is my laptop); I would appreciate some help in identifying the problem please. Its not a big deal but would be good to fix it.


Code:
On Mon 12/13/2010 3:29:32 PM GMT your computer crashed
crash dump file: C:\windows\Minidump\121410-54288-01.dmp
This was probably caused by the following module: ntoskrnl.exe (nt+0x70740)
Bugcheck code: 0xA0 (0x9, 0xFFFFFFFFC000009C, 0x1, 0x0)
Error: INTERNAL_POWER_ERROR
file path: C:\windows\system32\ntoskrnl.exe
product: Microsoft® Windows® Operating System
company: Microsoft Corporation
description: NT Kernel & System
Bug check description: This bug check indicates that the power policy manager experienced a fatal error.
This problem might be caused by a thermal issue.
The crash took place in the Windows kernel. Possibly this problem is caused by another driver which cannot be identified at this time.


On Tue 12/7/2010 4:24:28 PM GMT your computer crashed
crash dump file: C:\windows\Minidump\120810-24788-01.dmp
This was probably caused by the following module: ntoskrnl.exe (nt+0x70740)
Bugcheck code: 0xA0 (0x9, 0xFFFFFFFFC000009C, 0x1, 0x0)
Error: INTERNAL_POWER_ERROR
file path: C:\windows\system32\ntoskrnl.exe
product: Microsoft® Windows® Operating System
company: Microsoft Corporation
description: NT Kernel & System
Bug check description: This bug check indicates that the power poli... Read more

A:BSOD power policy manager

Okay, I've uploaded the mini dump files here (upload file size limitations): http://www.dinksoftware.com/Minidump.rar
 

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Hello, Anyone has experienced that the power manager guage is call out easily from the task bar while click the "Up Triangle" at the right hand corner for finding Win7 WiFi connection icon. I have been annoying many times and close it again and again. Could you have solution to aviod this happen except to disable "Show the power manager guage at task bar" my michane is x201; OS: Win7 PM 32-bit; Lenovo  Power Manager 3.40 Thankstlee

A:problem with power manager gauge

Aim better?

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can't figure out how to download the TSG SysInfo
 

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