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The Lenovo YOGA C930 here we go again..PROBLEMS!

Q: The Lenovo YOGA C930 here we go again..PROBLEMS!

I received this laptop as a replacememt of my defective yoga 720 the 18 October. After somw days of usage I can finally say that I ve got scammed by Lenovo, who sent me a testing unit with so mant problems! - Wacom pen and touch issues (such as ghosting and deas zones)- TouchPad gets disabled and became uselsss until next reboot. It also feels weird and it is kinda loose and imprecise! -KeyBoard acts weird and there is a noticeable input lag that I just can't stand since I am a programmer. -Hibernation/suspend/who knows who causes the impossibility to Wake up my laptop from sleep. When it happens I can only hard shut it down. - I've found some strange stats in the battery report that makes me think that I've received a testing unit with all of these malfunctionnality. My EMEA casw manager does no longee respond to my emails and I am willing to sens back this laptop and receive a refund or a new replacememt ( BUT NO MORE IDEAPAD LAPTOPS). If someone is contact with Lenovo I can send my case number. This is just unfair. Can't trust this Company. Check my YouTube Channel for the linked problems : https://youtu.be/5_daR-j7CQ8

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Hello, I've problems with the Wifi card. From time to time the wifi card is not recognized correctly and it gets the yellow exclamation mark in the device manager and says the device could not be started. I tried the latest driver of Lenovo website and the latest of Intel website. Same problem. If it hppens I have to reinstall the driver and reboot multiple times and plug in and out the power (I didn't find a proper way to fix it) and suddenly it is working again for some days. I suppose Energy saving/hibernating problems but I'm not sure. I'm just afraid that my new device is having a hardware defect ;-( Does anyone else have similar issues?Any idea how to fix it? Thanks in advance,Michael

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Hi We've problem with the Yoga C930, that's gets very hot when it's charging, both on the bottom and on the top in front of the soundbar, and we can also feel the heat between the kyes. Is there a known solution to this problem?  It's a new pc, and all drivers are up to date including the BIOS.  Best regard Simon

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i just bought the new c930 (not yoga book but the yoga c930 ) and i installed all upadtes etc but i have not been getting the battery i expected. when i scroll my mouse to the battery bar, it constantly shows around 6-7 hours on full charge. all i am doing is web browsing. Is this normal? i expected to get around 9-10 hours for the web browsing. Also keep in mind i am on better performance so not the best performance or anything. Ya if i lower the performance even more i might be able to get a little more but i dont think thats normal. I dont have the 4k version either just the regular. If this is expected then fine but i am not sure.

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Hey folks, I got the Yoga c930 and so far I'm loving it, save one issue--my shift key feels kind of loose (but sticky) and makes a different noise if you accidently hit it the wrong way.  Since it's not a pc-breaking issue, I don't want to have to send it in unless something else goes wrong, but I was wondering if anyone has tried any DIY maintenance on Yoga Keyboards.  I'm worried I might break a clip since even though their are videos for the Yoga 710 on YT, I don't know if they switched up the mechanism for this generation.  It sitll registers the click, so functionally--no issue, but it feels like a defective key that could just completely break out of the blue.                                                              

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Hi, after purchasing my Lenovo Yoga C930 in November 2018 it worked completely fine until 4 days ago. At some point, I started noticing some slight flickers in the form of very thin lines that would span over the whole screen width. I then updated the Graphics Card drivers which solved the problem for two days, then it came back. Since yesterday, there are now some hug screen flickers (similar to this, but a bit less bad: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6SIHJYWsFCI ), which are increased if the laptop is on battery mode as opposed to when it is plugged in. I tried to see if there was a difference between the different power modes in battery mode, but it doesn't seem to be the case.All the drivers are up-to-date and I am very dependent on my computer for work, so I would rather not send it in if I can avoid it in any way. Has anyone had this issue with a C930 and managed to get rid of it? System information:Windows 10Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-8550U CPU @1.8GHz 1.00GHz16GB of RAM Thanks in advance for useful feedback!Cheers,Julia

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Good day, I just received the Lenovo Yoga C930 and the pen doesn't work. The laptop does't recognize it and there is no way (app or settings menu) to install it, syncronize it or try it. Microsoft Windows 10 pen settings is for the surface pen and the Lenovo Pen settings is for the Lenovo Pen with the top bottom. Nothing for the fancy new pen that is stored in the laptop (not even in the product guide - way to go Lenovo!).  I have been trying to call several times Lenovo technical support and the dial menu is horrible. I haven't been able to reach a technical support representative for the Lenovo Yoga C930. This is the worst service per purchased item prize I have received in my life.  I really hope that someone can help me. This purchase was supposed to be a good experience and so far it is just pathetic. 

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Hi, I would like to set my c930 monitor to 1920x1080 instead of native 4k, in order to optimize battery life and to use an external full hd monitor as dual monitor without resizing/zooming issues. All is working, but I notice an issue on laptop monitor. It seems that using a full hd resolution instead of native 4k, the image quality is poor.... Do I need to set special configuration?

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Hi I bought a Lenovo Yoga C930 notebook few days ago, If I put it on the bed for few minutes the heat goes up crazy and the fans are running to the max. Worse than that one of the fans make horrible noise if I shake the laptop, its like it hits something either the cpu or gpu of the plastic base.This is obiviously a manufacturing fault, what do I need to do to fix this?

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Having used this for a few weeks, the speakers had always been quite loud. But not sure why suddenly they have become quiet soft, despite being on 100% max volume (with or without Dolby Atmos). Checked all the usual windows settings, everything is on 100%.  Any suggestions?  Speaker drivers: Realtek Semiconductor Corp. 21/06/2018 6.0.1.8472   

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There is a reverberating sound when the sound of the speakers is incresed. Very frsustrating since the speakers were one of Lenovo's unique selling propositions for this laptop.Another problem is the noisy fan which seems to work non-stop although no other program is working besides the browser and the bottom is quite hot. Nothing like the reviews I have watched. 

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How can i hook this up to a  external monitor? does usb c to usb c work to connect to monitors usb c port? i tried this and monitor doesnt recognize it. doesnt make sense. usb c to hdmi does power monitor but how come usb c to usb c doesnt work and cant get detected by monitor?

A:lenovo yoga c930 usb c port ? can it power a external monitor?

I don't have a C930 and you don't say what kind of monitor you have, but the 2 USBC monitors I have used need a separate power supply connection.

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this laptop has usbc so which is the best docking station to get with this laptop that will support dual external monitor setups? i have the dell s2718d

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Brand new computer. Just got the usb-c to hdmi cable, but couldn't connect to my dell monitor.I tried to reinstall the video card, and reinstall bios drivers from the lenovo website. But all didn't work!I can connect to my monitor through wifi, though. Just can't through the usb c cable. Does anyone know how to fix it?

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It seems that X1C6 receives better support than X1Y3. How about the Yoga C930?

A:Do Thinkpad X1C6, X1Y3 get the same level of support from Lenovo as the Yoga C930?

Are you talking about calling Lenovo for warranty problems, or this forum?  If calling, "Think" products are handled separately, but X1C and X1 Yoga should be the same as each other.  If this forum, you are most likely to get the most help on products that are most widely distributed.

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Hi. My keyboard stopped working out of the blue, and whenever I open the laptop it goes into tablet mode. Switching to laptop mode does not fix the keyboard issue. Any help?

A:Lenovo Yoga C930: Laptop switches modes randomly, sometimes thinks it's shut and just goes black!

Problem seems to have fixed itself, but I'm still worried.It's like something is making the laptop confused. Sometimes it doesn't know if it's in tablet mode, laptop mode, or closed. There's been times where the screen just shuts off, and I need to close and open the laptop again to get it to work. In fact, it was this that caused the issue in the first place.Is there anything that might be causing this system confusion?

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Hi,I have just received my Yoga C930 today and it have some display issues.The resolution on some apps are very High (Apps appear small)Have found also resolution problem on Mail settings:How does one fix this?Thanks

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Hello everyone. I just had to come to the forums and post this text that I wrote to the survey Lenovo sent me after my initial service case: I sent my brand new Yoga C930 to be checked because of light bleed both bottoms corners of the screen. They received the laptop on January 2nd and on January 7th I asked what the situation was, they told me it was being prosessed. On January 14 I again sent a message to customer service asking for an update since I didn't get any updates unless I asked (which is really bad service). They replied that according to the service center there wasn't enough light bleed. They then sent the laptop back. So for a week the laptop was just laying somewhere at the service center and only after I asked about it did they send it back. When I got it back I noticed the service person had scratched the laptops hard metal hinge. So now I had light bleed and  a scratched laptop. He hadn't even used the protective sleeve I had put the laptop in (sleeve came with the laptop). Instead he had forcefully jammed the sleeve in the box and put the laptop in a random plastic bag... At that point the laptop had been gone for a month and now the only way to get a replacement metal hinge is to send it back to Germany AGAIN. I have no idea how long it will take this time, or even if it will be returned in any good condition. I can say I have lost all my trust in the Lenovo service center and I am disappointed that Lenovo does not have any service in... Read more

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I bought my ThinkPad X1 Yoga for around $1600 CAD with 2 years on-site warranty. The Yoga C930 is usually around the same price or more expensive, but the yogadays promotion right now made the base model $200 cheaper even with 2 years on-site warranty. Would you guys say that at $200 cheaper, the Yoga C930 is worth it? It has dual fans and a bigger battery, those seem to be the main advantages. 

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I have some problems with the Lenovo software. Lenovo Account Portal does not launch Lenovo Companion and Lenovo Settings. Also, Lenovo Solution Center is missing from the Start Menu. The second problem is that some tiles are blank in Start Menu. Seemingly it's the apps that aren't Metro. I'm not sure when the problem started, but I think it was like that since I got the PC. If I right click the apps, the only option will be "Pin to Start", and with some apps: Share and Rate. Here's a picture of the problem:I did already try:Restarting the PC.Doing scannow, DISM, and scannow again.Fixing Registry errors with CCleaner.Updating BIOS and drivers. What can I do to fix the problem?

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Hi all, I ended up exchanging my C930 because of this and the new unit came with a Western Digital SSD, which is either slow or faulty or windows defender is slowing things down for no apparent reason. Could C930 users post their crystalmark results here? The crystalmark utility is now available from windows apps.  Thank you!

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Hi All, I got new laptop YOGA C93013IKB Glass 2 days ago, but I noticed that Laptop temperature is very high specially while charging or playing simple games like asphalt 9.  I opened Lenovo vantage and downloaded the latest battery firmware and BIOS update but still I'm facing this issue. Anyone can recommend a solution for this  

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Hello everyone! So after going back and forth which laptop i wanted i finally ended up getting a Yoga C930 which feels MUCH better compared to the 730 i had for about a day. The only concern i have for it right now is the fan noise is noticeable. I updated all of the drivers and did all of the windows updates, but it seems the fan is much more audible compared to the 730 i had. (I used the windows app and Driver Easy to do this) It's not entirely annoying but i do notice it. I also notice the laptop tends to get a bit warm. I know its only been a few hours but still its something i've noticed.  This is the exact one i purchased from Best Buy I've also noticed the Dolby Atmos Speaker System app apparently isn't compatible with my device? Also looking if anyone has recommendations on which usb c dongle to use so I can connect extra USB, display, and memory card reader? Some of the ones I?ve found on amazon don?t exclusively list if it works on the yoga c930

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Just wondering if anyone knows of any good USB-C chargers that I can use with my C930. I'm looking to leave one at home and pack the other in my backpack for charging on the go

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I purchased a Lenovo Yoga c930 last week and it got delivered today. I have been experiencing issues with the sleep and power options. As soon as I click the button to eject the pen, the laptop goes into sleep mode where I have to sign in again. The situation gets worse because sometimes the laptop would shut down randomly when the pen is ejected out or it is inserted back into the laptop. Does anyone have a solution for this issue or anyone faced a similar issue? I have checked the power options and I have set the power and sleep option as never. 

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I have the YOGA C930 (not YOGABOOK) and i am looking for the replacement for the included pen.I've searched everywhere i could not find it even in the lenovo store.Does anyone know where to buy it or order it?Thanks in advance for the help.

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Greetings,the docked pen is not charging. It was about 60% charged out of the box but obviously ended up empty a couple of days later... I updated all kind of drivers but to no avail. Thing refuses to charge. Any suggestions?THXmx

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I have a brand-new Yoga C930 2-in-1 with a 1TB SSD and 16 GB RAM, which I'd like to run Ubuntu Linux on. I can't manage to boot from a USB (type A) pen drive yet, though. I managed to enter the BIOS (via this hint) and the "Boot from USB" option is "Enabled". When I exit the BIOS, though, saving the changes, having the USB pen drive plugged-in into the USB-A slot, Windows is booting up just normal. No USB boot happens, no boot menu is shown. Also, the usual pressing of buttons such as F2, F11, F12 or Del doesn't result in anything being shown from the BIOS. How do I boot from a USB drive then? Obviously, when there is a related option in the BIOS, it should be possible, shouldn't it?

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I recently purchased the Yoga c930 to mainly draw on the go and do artwork in various apps and programs (mainly Photoshop, SketchBook, and Krita). However, this 2 in 1 is unable to download the wacom feel it driver ( I get a message saying that the wacom driver is not compatiable with the computer/tablet, which is wierd because the pen uses wacom aes technology) and I am having trouble with getting pressure sensitivity to work in almost everything I have tried to draw in. I even tried to change setting within the programs themselves, but the only one that really worked was Photoshop. Krita and Sketchbook still have no pressure sensitivity. There is also a Lenovo Pen Settings control panel for pressure sensitivity, but it does not really seem to make a difference in sensitivity when I change the settings there. Any suggestions as to how to get the pressure sensitivity to function properly on this computer would be greatly appreciated. I really don't want to have to return the laptop and get the Yoga 720 13" becuase this computer is really nice otherwise, but I'm starting to think that may be the only option if I want to have a better drawing experience.

A:Yoga C930 Pen Pressure

You are using a Yoga Book c930? Or a Yoga c930? Doesn't sound like you have the Yoga Book (This is the Yoga Book forum) based on the replacement laptop you would get.

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Hey all, just wondering if anyone has solutions for the pen failing to eject in a brand new c930? The pen ?clicks? when you press it but does not eject beyond a mm or two (so you can?t grab it).  Wondering if if there are any obvious solutions or if I should just return and get a new one.  Thanks!

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Hi!I just got my new Yoga C930 yesterday and im not sure the space key should look/feel like this. It don't have any travel distance, it's feels like a touchkey. Is it normal at this product? I'm uncertain, it's my first laptop. I made a picture from it. It's height its a little bit under of the others.

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I've got problems with brand new Yoga c930. Getting BSOD all the time and it restarts. On the attemps to recover or reset the system same thing happens just BSOD. I'm able to boot live Ubintu from USB, however when I try to boot recovery Windows USB that I downloaded from Lenovo it wont boot. I can see it in the Bios/Boot menu, I changed the boot order to start USB first, disabled Secure boot, but still the machine not booting from the recovery USB. Any suggestions?

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Hi. I have a new Yoga C930 (16GB 1TB 4K). I wanted to testdrive Ubuntu (18.10)  live on it. I downloaded ubuntu-18.10-desktop-amd64.iso, mounted it and copied files to a USB-A thumb drive. I booted from the USB-A following suggestions from this thread, which worked well. However, after the ubuntu splash screen it comes to a stop and shows this screen.  I did "ls" to check directories. Any suggestions?  Thanks in advance, Pallamas

A:Yoga C930 Booting Ubuntu from USB-A

Apologies. Bad USB-A drive. Boots well with new thumb drive.

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So i have a Yoga c930 with 8gb ram and an i7 8550u. And i also have some old linux OS's on my USB thumb drive. I can successfully boot to my desktop pc from that same drive. That pc supports both UEFI and legacy, and since the OS on the thumb drive can only boot through legacy i cannot seem to boot it on the Yoga C930. I've updated to the latest bios (8GCN32WW) and i've tried to both disable secure boot, and intel trust platform technology. Both unsuccessfully, and both disabled at the same time. Is it just not possible to boot from a legacy drive, or am i doing something wrong? Best regards, Mads.

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Yoga C930 can be powered using one of the USB type-C port using the provided 65W adapter.1. If I plug in the adapter cord in the other USB type-C port (which is not made to be used as power port) what happens?2. Can I use a Lenovo USB type-C 45W adapter with C930?Thank you 

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Hi, I'm about to order the new yoga book c930, the one with the dual display (lcd + e-ink) setup. However, in my market (Sweden) only the m3 version with 128GB ssd and without pen is available as of now  Since this will be mostly a home web browsing 2-in-1 for me I'm fine with the performance and storage limitations but really would like to have a pen for it that works both for the LCD and the e-ink display for notes and sketching. Any hints as to which of all the different lenovo (or third party?) pens available that would work? Is the one that comes with the i5-version available separately? I haven't been able to find any guidance on lenovo.com and local pre-sales customer service didn't have any answer either unfortunately. Any guidance would be highly appreciated!

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Lenovo Yoga C930 Impressions: Configuration Details ? 8th Generation Intel Core i7-8550U Processor? Windows 10 Home 64 - Upgraded to Pro? 14" FHD (1920 x 1080) with Dolby Vision? 12GB DDR4 2400MHz? Integrated Intel UHD Graphics 62? Iron Gray? Fingerprint Reader? Rotating Sound Bar with Dolby Atmos Speaker System? 256GB Solid State Drive, PCIe-NVME M.2 Since this is a replacement for the Yoga 920 I?ll use it in my comparison. I did have a Yoga 920 for several months.. The 12GB of RAM is an odd configuration but it is a nice in-between 8 and 16. I wish more manufacturers would offer this. I ordered from Best Buy and I paid $1299 for it. Ordering the exact same configuration direct from Lenovo would have been $1625. Not sure the reason for the massive price difference... I got the Iron Gray this time but I usually opt for silver (mica for the C930). It does attract fingerprints and smudges but for some reason it?s not as bad as I remember the Lenovo black being. I didn;t dig the light colored KB kets on the mica color so that was my main reason for going with the Iron Gray this time. So quick impressions: Screen Wow! For a 1080p screen this thing is fabulous. Brightness is improved over what i remember my 920 having but it still is not extremely bright. Speed It?s fast and snappy. I see no issues whatsoever and it?s on par with similarly equipped machines, as expected. The SSD is pretty fast. See screens... Read more

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From review videos, it looks like it wobble quite a lot. Perhaps those are demo units. How about real consumer units? Is the hindge loose or fairly rigid? Does it wobble if you use it on the bus or subway?

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Hi, I have some questions about this product. Could you please let me know the answers? 1. Is the SSD user replacable?2. For the 1TB version, is the SSD NVMe PCIe 3.0x4 at 32Gb/s?3. Are those two USB 3.0 Type-C ports running independently at full speed?4. It uses the same Intel UHD 620 as the X1 Yoga Gen3. Why it can only drive an external monitor at [email protected] 60Hz while the X1Y3 can drive at [email protected] 60Hz5. Does it use something like S0 or S3 which could cause compatibility issue with Linux?6. What are the differences between the Yoga C930 and X1 Yoga Gen 3?7. Given the same tasks, which one is less nosiy?

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Hi, I need clarification. I read some reviews and lenovo product page that both the FHD and 4K versions support HDR. One reviewer mentioend that the FHD version cannot detect HDR contents. Could you please clarify? Also, if I get the FHD version and connect it to an external 4K TV that supports HDR (either directly from the TS3 port of the laptop or via a TB3 hub like the Caldigit TS3+), will I be able to see HDR contents on my 4K HDR TV?

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I just purchased a new Yoga C930 with an integrated camera.  I have changed all the settings I can think of to activate the camera to no avail. I have uninstalled and reinstalled and still I cannot use the camera. Any suggestions?

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I bought my wife a Yoga C930 for Christmas. It worked fine for a couple weeks. Then it sat for a few days used and when she went to use it again yesterday, it would not turn on. It should be fully charged as it had been plugged in. When you push the power button, the LED turns on, but the computer does absolutely nothing. It does not boot, or even go to a post screen. The display does not turn on, the fans don't turn on.....nothing. If I hold the power button for about 10 seconds, the led will go out, and it will turn on if I press again, but the computer never boots.  Any suggestions? 

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New YOGA C93013IKB with Bios 8GCN30WW. I have evertyhing up to date, but my wifi connection seems to randomly drop for about 10 seconds every now and then. Looking at the event viewer logs through my device manager I see an error message at the time of the wifi drops. Here is the event message I can see in the device manager  Device PCI\VEN_8086&DEV_2526&SUBSYS_00148086&REV_29\4&11c95301&0&00E4 had a problem starting.Driver Name: oem46.infClass Guid: {4D36E972-E325-11CE-BFC1-08002BE10318}Service: Netwtw06Lower Filters:Upper Filters: vwifibusProblem: 0x15Problem Status: 0x0 Do I have a faulty wifi module or is this something an update/settings change can fix? Looking through the forums with other post having wifi drops, it's recommended to uncheck a box in the power management tab but I don't even have that tab available in my wifi device. This is getting pretty annoying for something this expensive.  

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