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ThinkCentre M92p tiny - FW status recovery error

Q: ThinkCentre M92p tiny - FW status recovery error

My thinkcentre won't boot, all I get is an error "FW status recovery" on black screen. The problem started after I unpluged it and move to a new location.I found out the onboard battery (CR2032) was dead, and replaced it with a new one, but the problem still persist. I tried resetting the CMOS using the jumpers.I now installed the latest BIOS software (using CD) and still the same issue.I can access the BIOS setup using F1, but nothing can get me past the boot operation (I can confirm latest BIOS was installed). Any idea on what is corrupt and need recovery?I tried resetting BIOS to default values. Are there any settings on the BIOS that I can try? Is there a way to update the firmware using a USB/CD boot media?? I can't boot into windows to use the Intel Firmware tool. It's a ThinkCentre M92p type 3238. Thanks for any assistance.

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Preferred Solution: ThinkCentre M92p tiny - FW status recovery error

I recommend downloading and running DAP. It can help sort out any driver and firmware related issues on your system

It's worked out well for many of us in the past.

You can download it direct from this link http://downloaddap.org. (This link will open the download page of DAP so you can save a copy to your computer.)

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I tried updating the BIOS on my M92p tiny and now I don't see the bios screen or any output. I have tried the BIOS recovery steps in the manual:- The system doesn't beep after a few minutes with a USB BIOS recovery key (tested and usb is bootable on another pc)- The system turns on but doesn't show any output or errors- I burned a BIOS CD but when plugging the CD drive into the internal sata + sata power it doesn't get powered- I tried the CD drive while being powered from another pc and then plugging the sata in - didn't do anything- The system will ramp up the fan for a split second and then the fan slows down and the system stays on- Sometimes the system will reboot a few times and then go off completely. - Taking the RAM out gives the RAM error beep code- The CPU gets hot so it must be powered at least?- I left the CMOS battery out overnight I have a vga cable plugged in, it's possible that it's outputting on the displayport so I'm not seeing anything but I find that very unlikely? Anything I've missed or could try? If not, any idea how much a replacement motherboard is?  Cheers 

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hijust purchased a used ThinkCentre M92P-Tiny and trying to connect to a TV with DP TO HDMI lead the machine detects the tv but i get no signal, for the past 2 days i have scoured the internet looking for soloutions and tried everthing but still getting nowhere, all drivers and updates are up to date, the bios is the latest etc   i am starting to think it is the machine that is faulty or the lead ! before i buy a new lead or even send the machine back i was just wondering if there is something else i am overlooking any feedback would be appriciated  thanks  

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Might someone be able to please assist?   Ran the BIOS update to version 9SKT75A through the ThinkVantage System Update and the computer now fails to bring up a BIOS screen or load windows.  Looks like the BIOS update failed even though did not interrupt power supply or boot cycle, per instructions. Looking for the original POST and BIOS update file for M92p Tiny to run the boot block recoery as per Lenovo help article here:  http://support.lenovo.com/en_US/detail.page?DocID=HT077504.  However, the link within the article to download the file for  'ThinkCentre M92/p, M92p Tiny, M82, Edge 92, E31' is broken.  See here:  http://download.lenovo.com/ibmdl/pub/pc/pccbbs/thinkcentre_bios/9sj942usa.iso  Does any one have the originial BIOS update file for the boot block procedure for this computer that would be willing to share? To Lenovo: can you please fix the following link on your help site and make the original POST and BIOS update file available again?   Thank you, M

A:ThinkCentre M92p Tiny - Failed BIOS update though Lenovo ThinkVantage - please help

Problem solved toay,You need to open your machine. Find the cmos clear jumpers.Move the little cup from positions 1-2 to 2-3. Unplug Hard Disk. Close the machine. Insert a portable USB DVD to a usb port (have a copy of the new bios on the cd) and turn on your machine. It will boot from USB DVD drive and it will load the new bios. Machine will shut down after the new bios update. Open agin the machine, plug the Hard Disk and put back the jumpers to 1-2 position. Unplug USB DVD and it will boot from Hard Disk. That's all. IN OTHER WORDS: Bios update can be done if first you change the jumpers on motherboard.

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Hi ...i am having hard times to update / recover the bios of a number of machines which i own.within my basement i have around 20 m92/3p machines running - and i was able to handle/update them in the past quite well with no issues so far.machine type => M92p Tiny 3227 / running linux normallyWhat i tried so far:+ Bios recovery with image versions x79 / x98 / x99+ recovery through USB memory or with the standard CD/DVD-Drive+ CMOS battery existing one, removed or a new one+ recovery jumper on 1-2 or 2-3 in general the system does not have any video output any more on the internal VGA - after a while it goes into dual beep-mode and stays therehowever - during the recovery procedure of the BIOS, it shows the bios update screen until it goes up 100% and says COMPLETE - then the machine turns off (like described within the HMM)but afterwards it falls back into darkness :-( i alredy tried to update a second one, which failed too unfortunately - i don't know what i am doing wrongthis time i stayed with the machine to follow the update process - i went stuck at 1% and never went any further :-( any new ideas are more then welcome|> ralf

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I have the M92p Tiny and would like to get my temps down. My idle temps hang around 50c and just some average tasks bring that up to 80c quickly.First, what is the weird socket this has? The LGA1150 cooler I have doesn't fit this one - the screw holes are in different spots. Are there any available aftermarket CPU cooler options out there for the M92p? I don't mind keeping the case open with a huge cooler. I see the M93p has a proper heatsink, anyone knows how cross compatible these machines are? Can I swap the fan and heatsink from a M93p onto my M92p?

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Hi,
 
I just bought the M910X tiny desktop and 2 identical Lenovo ThinkCentre monitors. I installed the desktop into one of the monitors, which works fine. How do I connect the second monitor to the PC? It seems like the DisplayPort showing on the back of the monitor is only for plugging a separate device into the screen, not video out to a second monitor from the PC. Is that right?
 
Sorry if this is a stupid question!
 
Thank you
 
Mod:  edited Subject line to add "Tiny-in-One"

A:ThinkCentre M910x Tiny with Tiny-in-One: How to Plug-In Dual Monitors

I just bought the M910X tiny desktop and 2 identical Lenovo ThinkCentre monitors. I installed the desktop into one of the monitors, which works fine. How do I connect the second monitor to the PC?

When you say "installed into a monitor", it's a Tiny-in-One monitor?  It would help to know which model.  Pretty sure you would need to connect the 2nd monitor direct to the Tiny itself, is there a way to do that with it installed in the monitor? 

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Presently I am using  ThinkCentre Tiny M93P with i7-7485T & Tiny Monitor 23 but this monitor facing some issues so please recomend me ThinkCentre Tiny Monitor with perfect matching for my tiny M93p presenlty my system is working on windows 10 x64 bit 1709 latset version.

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Hello, I have an M92p Tiny, machine doesn't boot anymore, there are only two short beeps and it hangs, seems that is not loading BIOS, no video out through VGA or Displyport. I've got this machine used, no memory and no HDD. I have tryed several strips of memory known good but the result is the same - two short beeps and nothing... Tryied to clear CMOS and recover the BIOS with a bootable USB drive but no success. Any suggestions? Thanks.

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According to Lenovo specs the tiny supports maximum 16 GB of ram.Has anyone tried putting more than that to see if it works? I am tempted to try 2x 16GB, but will it work?Both CPU and Q77 chipset support 32 GB ram, is there some hardware/BIOS limitation?Could it be just because there was no single 16GB SODIMM at the release time?

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I've got online very cheap my second M92P Tiny to later find out that it was "downgraded" from it's original i5 3470T to Pentium G2030. While the Pentium G2030 is fine for the tasks I plan to use the tiny, I am concerned with it's TDP of 55W vs 35 W on the original i5 CPU. So far it keeps fine, but I am concerned about long term usage,as I plan to use it as small/quiet server and reliability is a must. Besides the original i5 3470t, what other options I have?Woud it accept a low power Xeon like E3-1265LV2 (45W TDP) or E3-1220LV2  (only 17W TDP!) or any other Xeon?  

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Hello all I am looking for information regarding the M92P Tiny.:
What is the Memory infomation please , does the memory have 204 pins or 240?
Lastly what WIFI M.2 can be installed into the unit?
than ks
Rob

A:Need info for M92P tiny

Heading should read M92P

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Hello!  I am new here and would appreciate any insight from you more seasoned users. I am in the process of cobbling together an M92p Tiny desktop from pieces and parts acquired from various sources.  I would like to get the memory up to 8GB starting out.  I have a matched pair of 2X4GB Dual Channel SO-Dimms, BUT they are 1.5 volt.  Most of what I am reading tends to indicate that I should be running 1.35v memory, but if I can use these two older sticks, I'd like to do so and keep my out of pocket cost down. Anyone have experience running 1.5 volt RAM in these systems?  The motherboard is an IQ77T. Thank you!Sherrick

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Hey everyone,  I sincerely hope there is someone around who can help me with this problem, as clicking "contact lenovo support" does not provide any actual contact method with Lenovo support personnel   So the story:I bought one of the desktops that were being offered for sale at my company. These guys came off duty in January, and had warranty and support till March of this year, but they took their sweet time wiping them, so I only received mine now. When I went to install windows, I went into the bios to set the usb stick boot priority, and found the bios screen was in shambles. It was working, and all text was legible, but it looked like a text file opened with the wrong format in an ancient version of Word or something.This was somewhat of a concern, but the machine seemed to be working fine, and windows 7 64 bit installed without a hitch (aside from needing a days worth of updates and a ton of lenovo drivers). So after the first wave of windows updates, I got the service bridge installed, and had Lenovo System Update take care of all drivers and suggested updates. All succeeded, except for the BIOS flashing! The flashing window came up, started doing it's thing, then quit before I could read any errors. I believe the error was Child Process error 16. No matter what I did, it did not work.At that point it was late in the PM, so I just gave up and let windows do all the remaining updates instead of messing more with it.Day 2, Windows fully up... Read more

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I am trying to install Win XP SP3 on the M92p (tiny) but I am unable to boot from external DVD that was shipped with the device from Lenovo. I've tried a number of BIOS options but no matter what the drive is excluded from the boot order. I've also tried updating the BIOS which returned the same result. Any ideas why? Is there something I'm overlooking? In the meantime I'm figuring out USB Boot as it appears to allow a boot from a USB Key.













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A:M92p (tiny) can't boot from external DVD

what is the boot order of your device? also which external DVD are you using?Also is your Win XP SP3 retail edition or OEM edition??

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I have an Msata SSD Mushkin and I want to put it in Lenovo M92p Tiny mini pci e slot. This is possible?

A:M92P Tiny Msata in Mini PCIe is possible?

Well today I tried to see if an 1/2 msata would work on the M92p Tiny mini pcie slot - thus far I have no detection at all for the device, I am assumming it does not work, but would welcome any feedback.Thanks

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I found that the WOL Feature on my desktop does not work on Windows 10. Previously, It is successful on the Windows 7 Platform. I have checked the "wake on magic packet" must be enabled but still no luck. Does anyone face this issue? 

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My LENOVO M92p Tiny with i5-3470T & HD 2500 graphics, 3237A1U Thinkcenter  has one display port and one VGA. I have a DP adapter connected with HDMI,VGA and DVI outputs however PC will only recognize one option from the adapter. I have chosen the HDMI.
My second monitor is connected via VGA.
I am trying to connect a third monitor. I tried a USB/VGA adapter and I can see that my PC recognizes the third monitor but the display is completely pixilated not visible.
My questions are ...
1. Is my LENOVO 3237A1U equipped to connect 3 individual  monitors?
2. If I buy a docking station , will that add what is required to add the third monitor, if YES what docking station should I buy?
 
Mod:  edit Subject line and text to add system model, and graphics model

A:M92p Tiny, i5/HD 2500: How to connect 3 monitors

You are the second person in a month to inquire about docking stations for ThinkCentres, can you link to where you are seeing dock stations for these systems.  Ty. 

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I have a i5 4570t @2.90 GHz Tiny M92p PC i just wanted to know can i change the gpu of the the pc and if i can which popular nice gpus does it support ? 

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Hello, I am trying to perform BIOS update on M92P Tiny, but all my efforts are ended with "3 - Error: ROM file size does not match existing BIOS size" or "BIOS version of ROM file doesn't match the current BIOS".Currently BIOS is showing 9SKT09AUS which is archaic.Could you please help me along with this quest  Regards,Kostadin

A:M92p Tiny could not perform BIOS update

Which method to update the BIOS to Version 9SKT94A are you using?     Have you tried updating the BIOS uising the ThinkVantage System Update tool linked below?https://support.lenovo.com/us/en/documents/ht080136 

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hi,hope somebody  is able to help as to why i am unable to flash to the latest bios from a bootable USB flash drive(DOS)  the bios the machine is on is  9SKT33AUS  with boot block revision 9S33A. and i would like to update to the latest which is 9SKT9AA available from HERE.  when I i try to let the batch file run or even try manually  - i get the following error message (after the afudos.exe  IMAGE9S.CAP /p /r)49 - Error: A platform condition has prevented flashing.This also cause a a hard lock and keyboard becomes unresponsive not to sure whats casuing this  - i changed the bios to boot into leagcy mode and still get this. even tried flashing from within windows 7 (x64) as administrator...running the FLASH.CMD script and afuwin.exe throws a10 - Error: Unable to load driver would really appreciate some help  - as i updated another m92p Tiny and then went straight forward. thanksattached some pic for reference.afuwinerror afudos

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I downloaded one of the new bios from herehttps://support.lenovo.com/us/en/downloads/ds029265 Currently running on 9SKT74A/9SJT74A and want to upgrade to the latest one. it will not work even running cmd as admin from what i googled. This is the error i'm getting below. how can I update this bios? the lenovo system update also failed on the BIOS +---------------------------------------------------------------------------+| AMI Firmware Update Utility v3.03.01 || Copyright (C)2012 American Megatrends Inc. All Rights Reserved. |+---------------------------------------------------------------------------+Reading flash ............... doneSecure Flash enabled, recalculate ROM size with signature...- FFS checksums ......... okLoading capsule to secure memory buffer ... done18 - Error: Unable to start a Secure Flash session.Child process failed. Return code: 24  Microsoft Windows [Version 10.0.16299.19]
(c) 2017 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.

C:\WINDOWS\system32> cd C:\SWTOOLS\FLASH\9SJY98USA

C:\SWTOOLS\FLASH\9SJY98USA>dir
Volume in drive C has no label.
Volume Serial Number is F4F0-D1EE

Directory of C:\SWTOOLS\FLASH\9SJY98USA

11/05/2017 02:47 PM <DIR> .
11/05/2017 02:47 PM <DIR> ..
09/06/2012 10:19 AM 277,616 AFUWIN.EXE
03/06/2012 06:20 PM 220,272 AMIDEWIN.exe
03/06/2012 06:20 PM 276,080 AMIDEWINx64.exe
07/30/2010 03:16 PM 8,247 amifldrv.... Read more

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I found that the WOL Feature on my desktop does not work on Windows 10. Previously, It is successful on the Windows 7 Platform. I have checked the "wake on magic packet" must be enabled but still no luck. Does anyone face this issue? 

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I would like to upgrade my GTX 960 to a 1070. My concern is if the motherboard can support a GTX 1070. I have already replaced the power supply so that is not an issue. Just would like to verify before I make a purchase. 

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ThinkCentre model M92P 3209B32 can use 1TB SSD ? any storage limitation?

A:ThinkCentre M92P 3209B32 SSD limitation

@teicheng wrote:
ThinkCentre model M92P 3209B32 can use 1TB SSD ? any storage limitation?

I'm sure there is a storage limitation, but not as nearly as low as 1 TB.  (And it maybe more a function of the OS.)

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I got a refurb M92P with (according to the specs) an 80 watt PS (?). To upgrade I thought I'd at least try the Lenovo 240 watt (since the footprint is identical). Anyway, got it, hooked up the 24 to 14 pin adapter cable, and plugged it in. The unit wouldn't boot, kept turning on/off every couple seconds, so I shut it down and replaced the original PS. Anyone heard of that happening? It seems odd that I read of other people hooking up 3rd party PSs with the adapter cable with no problem, yet a Lenovo  made PS does this? Also, I'd hate to buy a 3rd party PS and experience the same thing. At least with the Lenovo PS the vendor accepts returns. Any insights appreciated.

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Hello, i bought a lenovo m92p, but for gaming i want to upgrade the gpu, actually there's a gt630 i want to upgrade to 1050ti. CPU: i5 3470PSU: FSP280-40EPARAM: 8 gb The issue is, the 280W PSU will hold a 1050ti?

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Hi there,I recently got a ThinkCentre M92p (model 3227K75) with a CPU i5-3470 (3.2Ghz), 32Gb of RAM, large SSD and an nVidia GeForce GT1030.I have seen lot's of not up to dated forum regarding the upgrade options for this computer so I hope you don't mind if I make this question again: what's the best upgrade I can do, with appreciable result, for CPU and GPU? Other question: can I go for 64Gb of RAM? Thanks in advance for your suggestions!!Gennaro

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I have a high pitch noise coming from the fan. It's not bad, but if the room is quiet it can get pretty annoying. I isolated the problem to that by unplugging with case off for 10 seconds and noticing the noise was going.  is there a better fan to get? this is the stock fan currently in there.https://www.amazon.com/BASA0715B2U-Lenovo-Chassis-03T9721-Cooling/dp/B071VVZRXV any recommendations please?is this a proporiatry fan? Thanks

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hello! Does anyone know what kind of screws i need to screw down a mini PCI WiFi card in my M92p Tiny, and where I can find these screws? Thank you so much.

A:M92p Tiny screws for mini PCI WiFi card

i had the same problem with the screw and i found it in chinatown,lenovo loves to make your life diffcult for sure,

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I've got online very cheap my second M92P Tiny to later find out that it was "downgraded" from it's original i5 3470T to Pentium G2030. While the Pentium G2030 is fine for the tasks I plan to use the tiny, I am concerned with it's TDP of 55W vs 35 W on the original i5 CPU. So far it keeps fine, but I am concerned about long term usage,
as I plan to use it as small/quiet server and reliability is a must.
 
Besides the original i5 3470t, what other options I have?
Woud it accept a low power Xeon like E3-1265LV2 (45W TDP) or E3-1220LV2  (only 17W TDP!) or any other Xeon?
 
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A:M92p Tiny CPU options - installed Xeon E3-1265Lv2

Your machine has an Intel Q77 Express Chipset.Supported processors for this chipset:http://www.cpu-upgrade.com/mb-Intel_(chipsets)/Q77_Express.html Lenovo supported processors in PSREF:http://www.lenovo.com/psref/pdf/withdraw/M92%26M92p_WE.pdf You might find this processor suitable: Intel Core i7-3770 Processor (4 cores / 8 threads, 3.4GHz, 8MB cache),Turbo Boost 2.0 (3.9GHz), integrated Intel HD Graphics 4000,integrated 1600MHz dual-channel DDR3 memory controller, Virtualization Technology   

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Just wondering if, and how, I can troubleshoot an oddity I have. We run a number of this model Lenovo and decided they would be better with 8Gb of RAM, up from the original 4Gb. All went smoothly until one PC emitted a musical alert on booting after the upgrade, which stopped when I removed the new RAM. I checked I had the new RAM in the correct slot, blue just like the original stick. I tried the suspect stick in the next box and it is fine. Where do I start looking to find out what is going on? Regards, Granville.

A:Thinkcentre m92p memory upgrade failed

I would repace the original 4GB with upgrade memory, test to see if it boots, and then put original memory into upgrade slot and test, if it fails, that slot is probably bad.   You could use it in the other bank, won't be as fast, but you'll have 8GB.
 
After any memory upgrade or change, I suggest running a couple of passes of MemTest86, the free version, to ensure all is well.  
 
MemTest86

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I recently bought a ThinkCentre M92p and attempted to boot FreeBSD on it, but the OS is not recognised.
 
According to this article:-
 
https://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?page=news_item&px=MTIyOTg
 
only Windows and RedHat. 
 
Is this the case? And can anything be done about it? ie BIOS upgrade?...
 
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A:ThinkCentre M92p: What Linux can it run? FreeBSD not recognised

This doesn't go back as far as the M92:  Lenovo - Linux for Personal Systems
 
I suggest the Lenovo 'Linux' forums may be a better place to research this question:  Lenovo - Linux > Other Linux

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alguien me puede ayudar con mi equipo, no manda seņal se video.

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Hey all, I have several ThinkCentre M92p computers at my work. I did a Lansweeper report and they all need to be patched due to Intel's SA-00086 vulnerability. I downloaded the patch from here: https://support.lenovo.com/downloads/ds031164 and when I run it the patch looks like it's installing just fine. BUT, when I run Intel's SA-00086 test utility I get this message:Tool Started 1/26/2018 12:31:06 PM
Name: IT-2
Manufacturer: LENOVO
Model: 2988E2U
Processor Name: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-3770 CPU @ 3.40GHz
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 10 Pro
Status: This system is vulnerable.
Tool StoppedI've run the utility several times but I get the same message. I've downloaded it a couple of times but still no joy.These computers originally came with Windows 8 on them and we did Microsoft's free upgrade to Windows 10. All of them have subsequently been upgraded to the 1709 version of Windows 10.  FWIW Windows 10 isn't listed as an option for the patch. Any ideas, suggestions or recommendations on how to get all of these computers patched against SA-00086?Thanks,Joe B

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Hello  I have a LENOVO ThinkCentre M92p 3.40 gigahertz Intel Core i7-3770 running on windows 10 , I am ready shoot the pc and printer! I have a brother  MFC- J4420DW . I can see the printer from other desktop and laptop ,in home and print from them, but I am unable to print on this lenovo product ..I have sat on the brother tech line they could not figure out why this pc does not see the printer whether i do usb cable or  network printer setup.  I had tried full software DL off brother site, just driver , everything i could think of!.   I did notice when i plug my iphone 6 into any usb port nothing happens . Do not know if its related , I tried other devices in and usb works .pc identify the item. Any thoughts are appreciated! OS Name Microsoft Windows 10 ProVersion 10.0.17134 Build 17134Other OS Description Not AvailableOS Manufacturer Microsoft CorporationSystem Name LENOVOI7-PCSystem Manufacturer LENOVOSystem Model 2988E2FSystem Type x64-based PCSystem SKU LENOVO_MT_2988Processor Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-3770 CPU @ 3.40GHz, 3401 Mhz, 4 Core(s), 8 Logical Processor(s)BIOS Version/Date LENOVO 9SKT86AUS, 10/21/2014SMBIOS Version 2.7Embedded Controller Version 255.255BIOS Mode LegacyPCR7 Configuration Binding Not PossibleWindows Directory C:\WINDOWSSystem Directory C:\WINDOWS\system32Boot Device \Device\HarddiskVolume3Locale United StatesHardware Abstraction Layer Version = "10.0.17134.285"Installed Physical Mem... Read more

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Hey all, I have several ThinkCentre M92p computers at my work. I did a Lansweeper report and they all need to be patched due to Intel's SA-00086 vulnerability. I downloaded the patch from here: https://support.lenovo.com/downloads/ds031164 and when I run it the patch looks like it's installing just fine. BUT, when I run Intel's SA-00086 test utility I get this message:Tool Started 1/26/2018 12:31:06 PM
Name: IT-2
Manufacturer: LENOVO
Model: 2988E2U
Processor Name: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-3770 CPU @ 3.40GHz
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 10 Pro
Status: This system is vulnerable.
Tool StoppedI've run the utility several times but I get the same message. I've downloaded it a couple of times but still no joy.These computers originally came with Windows 8 on them and we did Microsoft's free upgrade to Windows 10. All of them have subsequently been upgraded to the 1709 version of Windows 10.  FWIW Windows 10 isn't listed as an option for the patch. Any ideas, suggestions or recommendations on how to get all of these computers patched against SA-00086?Thanks,Joe B

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I'm trying to add a dual-eSATA controller to my M92 model 3209. It's a PCI-express card. I've tried both the x16 and x1 (or x4, or whatever it is) and the PC just refuses to see it - it doesn't show up in the Windows 10 device manager (either as a drive controller or an unknown device) or in the BIOS. This card worked successfully in both a Dell Optiplex and an older M91 PC, so I'm fairly sure that's not the issue (it showed up in the BIOS in both of those). I have tried updating the BIOS but it didn't help. Also tried resetting the BIOS to optimal defaults, also with no results. For what it's worth, I added a PCI (non-express) sound card to the same PC, and it worked first time. Any ideas?

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Last week, I updated the BIOS on the machine to the latest version. Yesterday (15/08), I noticed that the 'System Version' was set to 'Lenovo Product', so I loaded up DOS and used the Amidos tool to adjust it. It set the new value successfully, so I rebooted the machine and walked away. A few minutes later, I noticed the machine wasn't back online. I went to check on the machine and noticed that it had no output to the display, but two beeps (similar-sounding to during a BIOS update) occurred every 10 - 15 seconds. I killed the power to the machine. Upon booting, there were 2 POST beeps, but no display. I eventually managed to get the following message by unplugging the Hard Drive. And have been able to get it since with the Hard Drive plugged in.If no button is pressed, the machine turns off. It then powers itself back on a few seconds later and starts beeping, as described earlier. The system will not boot into Windows. I cannot PXE boot. I can load into BIOS, but all the settings are reset as soon as the system boots.  I followed the steps in this document, on page 267.  Unfortunately, this didn't work. I have also tried; reseating the RAM & swapping the power supply. Neither of these worked. Any help pointing me in the right direction would be massively appreciated. 

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I own a Thinkcentre M92p Desktop 3238CTO (tiny form factor). It has one DisplayPort and an Intel Core i5-3470T processor (with integrated graphics). Does this model support DP MST? I've had no luck trying to connect two Dell U2515H monitors. Dell U2515h manual

A:Thinkcentre M92p Desktop 3238CTO and DP Multi-Stre...

Where did you see that your Intel graphics supports DP 1.2? 

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Hello everyoneI have bought second-hand my M92P SFF (3218) and I intend to boost it a bit. Things that I want to do involve upgrading the RAM (to 16GB) and -this is where I need help- if possible, the CPU.I have seen a model of my very PC with the i7-3770 (3.4GHz). Can I simply swap the current i5-3470 for an i7-3770? Will it work or will I have issues? I mean like the BIOS not "seeing" the processor etc...Also, how much of an improvement in speed / graphics ability could I see with such a "swap".Anyone knowing an answer for sure I would wholeheartedly welcome his/her help.
 
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A:ThinkCentre M92p SFF/Tower: upgrade CPU processor to i7-3770

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I have seen a model of my very PC with the i7-3770 (3.4GHz). Can I simply swap the current i5-3470 for an i7-3770? Will it work or will I have issues? I mean like the BIOS not "seeing" the processor etc...Also, how much of an improvement in speed / graphics ability could I see with such a "swap".

Yes, upgrade to i7-3770 (the top processor for this model) is possible, and as it's the same wattage as existing i5, there are no cooler issues.  But benchmarks show less than a 20% improvement, and in my past experience, you need 35%+ to make a noticable difference.   IMO, you'd be better off changing the HDD to a SSD for a performance improvement. 
 
 

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Hello Everyone, 
 
I had a quick question here. In 2016, I purchased a 2012 Lenovo ThinkCentre M92p. It is Windows 7 Professional, and has 8GB of Ram. Intel CPU up to 3.20 GHz. 
I love it to be honest,  but have just now received word that Windows 7 will no longer be supported after January of 2020. I was wondering if it will be possible for me to upgrade this system to a Windows 10 ? I do not want to buy a new computer, and do not want to try and continue using Windows 7 after it is no longer supported. Can anyone tell me if this is possible ? Thanks. 
 
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A:2012 Lenovo ThinkCentre M92 & M92p, can I upgrade to Windows 10? Yes, with "How to"

What form factor, and what processor?

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Hello I own the M92p Desktop (ThinkCentre)/Serial Number: MJ09MZC/Machine Type Model: 3227DU7           I have transplanted the motherboard into a atx case to add a larger power supply. The motherboard is fully functional and only powers on with the existing FPC from the lenovo case                     (yeah I have to leave both cases open to power it on, it ain't pretty folks).           The proprietary one piece connector from the lenovo only fits on the motherboard. Although the front panel connectors from the new atx case are the regular [pwrswitch] [hdd led+] [hdd led-] etc.. and do not power on the system.           From my understanding these FPC's are only signal and ground wires, I need the correct combination to power on my system. My question is how do I align the atx case FPC's in order to accomodate the motherboard in the same fashion the FPC's from the Lenovo case do? Thank you for your time and patience. Also if anyone could link me to bios and chipset updates for this system I would appreciate it as well.

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