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Thinkpad X131e Chromebook models: 628323U vs 62832...

Q: Thinkpad X131e Chromebook models: 628323U vs 62832...

Does anyone have insight into what difference (if any), there is between these two models of the same Chromebook? I've searched but I can only find that these two models have differing release dates by a few months.

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 My thinkpad has slow wifi, on the same position I use phones and laptops and they work perfectly. I searched the forum for simular post but I couldnt find one. Is there  an option in the bios and how to do I get in the bios? Do I need another wifi card? Can I use an external wifi adapter and which one? Thank you

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hi, all, If I bought a 120GB mSATA and replaced the 16GB one in X131e Chromebook, can I install Windows 7 to replace the useless Chrome OS? 





My ThinkPads: T21, X30, X31, X61, X220

A:Install Windows 7 on X131e Chromebook?

Yes.
 
Remember the mSata goes in the WWAN port, so you won't be able to use the WWAN card. Apart from that I don't see any restriction, you could install any Win7 or Win8 or any modern Linux disto ;-)
 
Keep us posted how your installation works!

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Hello,I tried to make my chromebook into a Linux machine - but I fear that will not happen. I went through the entire process of removing the keyboard etc, and finally moved the switch. However, upon pressing the power button......nothing. Nothing with just the battery, nothing with just AC power, nothing at all. Can anyone point me in the right direction? is there something I missed? Or is this perfectly good laptop just dead weight now?Thanks.

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Hi,  The Chromebook X131e runs off an mSata drive and has a spare SSD slot. I installed an SSD and it shows up in the system configuration. Now I am wondering if it is possible to install Windows (ideally 7) on this SSD and dual boot. Chrome OS off the mSata as is plus additionally Windows off the SSD. I did some online research but was surprised that I couldn't find a solution for this specific scenario. Thanks for your help.

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About 6 months ago, part of case/the hinge part started coming loose/becoming seperated every time I opened my chromebook. Once it is closed, I have to push it down and then it stays fairly well together until I open it again. This is just on the right side hinge. Since the chromebook was actually my school's, I brought it to the IT person and they simply put a new case on and charged me $100(Way overpriced). Now, about 3 months later, the same thing started happening again. I also have a Lenovo laptop that this happened to a few years ago, but never was much of a problem. I wouldn't really mind, but since the school would see the problem when I turn my chromebook in for summer and charge me again, I would like to know if it's solvable before spending another $100 on it. I'll also mention the chromebooks my grade got are some of the worst in the district and have been used for probably about 8 years already. If there is any solution, I'd be grateful for the help. P.S. My chromebook also doesn't charge above 55%. If anyone knows why, please comment.


























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I'm looking to purchase a Chromebook and one online store is listing 2 different models of the 14 G4 with the exact same description. I contacted them to query this but they did not know the difference. I'm not having any look finding the answer myself. Can someone help: The 2 models are: p5t61ea-abup5t65ea-abu  My 2nd question, is the FHD (1920x1080) really avialable in the UK or is this like other brands that I've been looking at where their UK store pages talk about FHD when in reality this is only availble in American and here in the UK we end up stuck with 1366x768?  

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I couldn't find a better place for this but I was hoping that you guys could help me. I'm looking to purchase this Chromebook but there's two models. I don't know the difference between the two models, I've looked at the specifications but they are exact. (Unless I'm overlooking something) P5T61EA & P5T65EA seem to have the exact same specifications with the only difference being a different product ID and one being slightly cheaper. http://www8.hp.com/uk/en/products/laptops/product-detail.html?oid=9740872 http://www8.hp.com/uk/en/products/laptops/product-detail.html?oid=9740875 Thanks! 

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Hello, I've ordered a thinkpad x131e and i'm currently waiting for the delivery.In parallel, i would like to order a msata ssd card to install it into one of the two mini pci-e ports (for OS installation). i saw in the hardware maintenance manual p63-64 (http://download.lenovo.com/ibmdl/pub/pc/pccbbs/mobiles_pdf/x131e_en_hmm_0b48698_01.pdf ) that the msata ssd card can be installed in the full size WWAN card slot. Questions:- is the full size WWAN card slot is free by default ... i assume yes because wifi card delivered with X131e is an half size Intel Centrino WiFi-N 2230 which should be in other mini pci-e slot (so called wireless LAN slot) ?- what is the size of the msata ssd card that could be installed in the free slot ? There are several lenght for msata ssd card (25, 50 and 70mm) ... i suppose it is 50mm?- there are different types of msata ssd cards : sata2 or sata3 ... do thinkpad x131e support sata3 msata ssd card? Thank for your support and sorry for my poor english level













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A:Thinkpad x131e - msata ssd

Hey there Egrad,
 
I?m doing some research for on your SSD upgrade and needed some additional information about your particular machine. At the time of purchase you did not opt for a WWAN upgrade right?
The Gobi3 WWAN is the standard option for the mini PCI-e Slot, has the following Physical specifications:

Approximate height: 4.25 mm (0.1675 in)
Approximate width: 30 mm (1.18 in)
Approximate depth: 50.95 mm (2.0 in)
Approximate weight: 0.012 kg (0.026 lb.)

It lends itself that a 30mm SSD mSATA would be suitable. Hope this helps guide you.





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Step 1: Over the summer, sent a few 3367-1Y2 ThinkPad x131e laptops from our school district to repair for various problems.  Some required an in-warranty motherboard replacement.Step 2: For those laptops that received new motherboards, the BIOS on the replacement motherboards installed in the repaired laptops came back updated to version 2.90, the latest available, released in February 2016.  Nothing unusual there.Step 3: Began to try to image the machines prepping for Fall semester; normally, hit "F12" at the Lenovo splash screen, select PXE boot, you get the usual PXE boot screen scrolling by, it sees our Windows Deployment Server, you hit "F12", and you're off and imaging. Step 3 is the problem. After you select, apparently, ANYTHING other than the hard drive from which to boot, i.e., the NIC, or for that matter, an external USB drive you've plugged in, the selection screen happily takes your choice, and then the screen blacks out.  And stays there. And stays there.  Only way out is to hard-power down the laptop. This happens reliably on multiple x131e systems that have all had their motherboards replaced.  I've checked and set every Legacy (or for that matter, UEFI) BIOS setting I can find, and I keep getting the same results.  I'd like to "update" the BIOS level to an older version just to test, but I can't find any older BIOS versions on the Lenovo support site.  I tried "updating" to the s... Read more

A:ThinkPad x131e can no longer boot via PXE nor via ...

Hi K12Guru and welcome to the community,
 
If you want to try an earlier bios, go here and scroll to the bottom and you will find earlier bios for your machine.
 
Regards,
Dave

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Hi Roomies,

I have a Lenovo ThinkPad X131e and since one month I'm not able to log in to the internet via LAN or Wireless. All of this happen since it came out the Lenovo had ADspyware installed on their products.

I have uninstalled the drivers and networks adapter more then 3 times without any positive solutions. I hope some one here can help me with this small problem. I will be around all day till I can fix it.

I'm working from my main PC with win8.1.1.

Thanks @ll
PS:Lenovo ThinkPad X131e.

A:ThinkPad X131e -network problem

Where did you get the drivers that you have installed?

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I got this laptop from a friend with the next problems:
1._ after starting and selecting one desktop icon a transparent square appears behind the icon and it is blinking.
2.When I need to write the 1, pressing the key it emites a beep so I am unable to enter my password into WiFi since my password contains 1.
Does it contains a virus or is the problem of the laptop.
Any help is welcome
Rgds
Mloo55

A:Lenovo X131e thinkpad varios problems

Can you post a screen shot of the transparent square in your desktop?
 
How to make a screenshot
 
1. Download and run A Thousand Words .
 
2. Follow the wizard to capture a screenshot
 
3. Use the built-in editor to resize, edit, or re-capture your screen shot. 
 
4. Your screen shot will be saved to your desktop when you finish the wizard.
 
You can post the screenshot in your next post as an attachment.  
 
Just below the area where you write text in a post there is the Post button, to the right of this is More Reply Options. 
 

 
When you click on More Relpy Options  you will see Attach Files and Browse, click on Browse, this will open Pictures on your computer, click on the image you want to post, then click on Attach This File, then Add Reply.
 

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Hi,I'm trying to obtain a set of replacement rubber pad's that attach to the bottom of my computer, I would think they should be available through some source.Thanks,David

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Needing to find out how to disable the REALY loud beep that occurs why typing. It generally happens when I'm typing fast, so I'm asuming hitting more than one key at the same time causes it. Any suggestions? I've found other descutions on how it can be done with other Lenovo computers, so I'm hopfule it can be done with mine as well. I work on my novels at night and that peep has nearly scared the characters clean out of the computer and into my lap. Would be good to keep any and all characters where they belong...IN the computer. :-) 

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Hi Roomies,

I have been having problems with my laptop since 1 months due to network problems since it was official that Lenovo has Adspyware installed in their laptops.

I'm here today cause I would like to install WIN7-PRO from my hard drive. I don't have the original cds, but I have the original key license that came with my laptop. Here is an image of my HDD. Please let me know the steps that I need to do that.

Thanks

A:Restoring to factory image ThinkPad X131e slim

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Hi,I recently purchased a refurbished Thinkpad X131e from an online retailer, at least to me..it's in virtually 'like new' condition. As this is my very first chromebook device, I'm in the learning process, is there an easy way to determine what my serial numer is, as the original factory supplied label has been removed. There is in fact a 'replacement' label that's been applied to the bottom of my thinkpad, I'm really just wanting to 'verify' that the serial numer that's printed on that label is in fact the correct one. Also, while I'm thinking about it, is it 'normal' for my chromebook to power on automatically when I open the lid without even having to press the power button ?Thanks,David  

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is it safe to use a spare charger from thinkpad T420s for x131e (type 3368)90w 20v?? Thx

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To make it short I have both an x131e (Windows 7, video playback completely unsupported but that's for another time) and an x140e that came with Windows 8.1.  I upgraded the x131e to Windows 10 and tested Windows 10 temporarily on an SSD in the x140e. On both machines APS successfully installs but yet the program does not run in memory and it's not added to the Control Panel.  Is there another place hidden within the system I should know about? Edit: The latest version installs just fine on the x140e under 8.1 Pro, so I know at least that works.

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Which models of Thinkpad Yogas have USB-C?













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A:Which models of Thinkpad Yogas have USB-C?

Good day.
 
ThinkPad Yogas: none that I know of.
The Yoga 900 and Yoga 900S, both do feature USB-C, though.
 
Regards.

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Has anyone bought and succesfully connected an external GPU to your thinkpad models?I have the new X1 Carbon and bought the 1080 Aorus Gaming Box. I seem to have audio issues when I am connected to it. Was wondeirng if someone can help me.

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Which models of Thinkpad Yogas have USB-C?

A:Which models of Thinkpad Yogas have USB-C?

Good day.
 
ThinkPad Yogas: none that I know of.
The Yoga 900 and Yoga 900S, both do feature USB-C, though.
 
Regards.

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Hello all, this is a more of a generic overall thinkpad question- I had recently ordered a p52s - and turns out it's at least a month before it's delivered, I was wondering what other current thinkpad models actually support 32 gb either via a custom config, or have non soldered slots that will support 32 gb of ram.thanks

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Hi,My wife needs a laptop for writing and she loves x301 keyboard, but it's hard to find that model anymore in Finland.Also it would be nice to have newer and better than older... So can somebody tell me, if that same keyboard that x301 has, is in some other newer model?Even if some new model has almost the same keyboard... Best regards Kristian

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Given that the Boxing Day Sale will end in a few days, is it worth to forget about it and wait for 2019 models? I like the X1E 4K model but I don't like the fan noise and the fingerprint maget keyboard area. Having extra battery life is a welcome. How likely will these be fixed in 2019 models? If there will be a silver version, I will go for it as it is not fingerprint magnet.

A:Is it worth to forget about the Boxing Day Sale and wait for 2019 Thinkpad models?

First, I HAVE NO INSIDE INFORMATION.  I have seen less this year in the way of rumors and leaks than any year I can remember.  Last year, there were leaks on upcoming models from all the computer makers.  Most people assume 2019 versions of some models will be announced at the Consumer Electronics Show, starting in 10 days, but what models and what will change is not really known.  Mode being announced does not mean they are available for sale on announcement. day.  Only you can decide if you need to get something now, or whether waiting is best for you.  The X1E was new  later in 2018.  There may or may not be one announced at the show.  The 2nd generation often fixes complaints that are wide-spread, but nobody can say if it will change the issues that are important to you.

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ThinkPad X1 Yoga (Machine types: 20JD, 20JE, 20JF,https://pcsupport.lenovo.com/de/de/products/laptops-and-netbooks/thinkpad-x-series-laptops/thinkpad-...

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Have anyone found a way or created a Windows 10 (64-bit) SCCM for Thinkpad X131e ? And if they are not available, can I possibly use the Win 7 SCCM drivers (or Win 8) to use on Windows 10 ? Thank you 

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 I own a thinkpad Chromebook 13 and regardless of the usb c to hdmi adapter or HDMI cord I use, the picture on large screen TVs is TERRIBLE! These are 3 different TVs. Is anyone else having this issue?

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I expected the USB-C travel hub to be compatible with this laptop. Unfortunately, when I plug it in, nothing happens. Tried both USB-C ports. Issuing 'dmesg' at the crosh prompt returns the following message:[ 6032.783571] usb usb2-port1: Cannot enable. Maybe the USB cable is bad?
[ 6043.032194] usb usb2-port1: Cannot enable. Maybe the USB cable is bad?
[ 6045.112332] hub 2-0:1.0: Could not enable port 1 after 2000 ms The travel hub itself is fine since I upgraded the firmwares and tested in on my Thinkpad P51 workstation both with Microsoft Windows and Arch Linux.

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Hi, I really like the Thinkpad look and feel (and of course the keyboard) and I'm in the market for a new Chromebook.  But I'm a bit reluctant to buy a model which seems to be 2 years old already. Is there any information available on when we might expect a hardware refresh on the Thinkpad Chromebook 13 line?

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Hi,I can't seem to find a keyboard protector/skin for my thinkpad 13 chromebook.  Does anyone know if these are available anywhere? Thanks in advance!

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Hi,I can't seem to find a keyboard protector/skin for my thinkpad 13 chromebook.  Does anyone know if these are available anywhere? Thanks in advance!

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Hi all,I'm trying to get my thinkpad 13 into recovery mode so I ccan enter development mode. I do the usual Esc, Refresh, power and all it does is reboot instead of entering the recovery screen. I've tried it from powerd off, I've tried it after a powerwash, and always the same result.this was pretty kep in me buying a chromebook, and the thinkpad 13 checks all the boxes but this one. I emailed support and they were no help...anyone out there had any success?

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Pros- 8GB RAM is much needed for ChromeOS power users.- Core i3 and i5 are also much needed for ChromeOS power users.- FHD and higher resolution IPS screens are much needed for ChromeOS power users.- ThinkPad build quality. Cons- Keyboard doesn't have a red TrackPoint mouse??? Lenovo hasn't released a ThinkPad Chromebook with a TrackPoint mouse since the 2013 x131e. That x131e Chromebook isn't for sale anymore, so there aren't any current options for ChromeOS users. Why take it away and not have something suitable for replacing it? I really love ThinkPads and ChromeOS. I want to spend money on a product which is both, but each recent Chromebook Lenovo has been missing some important feautre. Very disappointing. :'(

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I?ve had this chrome book and charger for 2 years now and I used it a few days ago but just took it out to realize it was dead. I went to go charge it and when I pluged it in, the light didn?t flash. Not thinking, I left it in to ?charge.? When I and back, I tried to turn it on and when I hold the power button down on the side, the light repeatedly flashes quickly. I?ve tried many different outlets, but the chromebook won?t charge. I don?t know what?s wrong...any help?

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I?ve had this chrome book and charger for 2 years now and I used it a few days ago but just took it out to realize it was dead. I went to go charge it and when I pluged it in, the light didn?t flash. Not thinking, I left it in to ?charge.? When I and back, I tried to turn it on and when I hold the power button down on the side, the light repeatedly flashes quickly. I?ve tried many different outlets, but the chromebook won?t charge. I don?t know what?s wrong...any help?

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Hi, I just bought one, with the idea to install android app's - Its on the list , with stable chanelSomehow it doesnt work for me - I did try all instructions, anyway..., Can someone tell me, if I can install windows 7 on it ? I mean 100% , I must decide quick, if to keep it or to return it,  ThanksLukas

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Hi all, I just got an i3 Thinkpad Chromebook 13 and love it except for that it seems that the USB-C port closest to the hinge does not charge the ThinkPad nor does it output video when I use a USB-C to DisplayPort dongle. The other USB-C port does both, however. Does this mean that my port is dead or is this normal behavior? If so, how fixable is this? Of course, my ThinkPad is 3 months out of warranty.  

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I have had the 3rd gen 11e thinkpad yoga chromebook for a year now. Recently the tablet function has stopped working. I haven't changed or locked anything on it. I've looked at the orientation and it is still set to standard. When I flip the screen past the hinges it used to flip like a tablet, now it won't. Any ideas or tips would be much appreciated! Thank you!

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While working on my Chromebook, it is relatively common that under a medium amount of system strain, the system will completely shutdown (especially doing video google hangouts). Upon rebooting and logging in, the system will often shutdown again. Usually, I have to reboot, turn off wifi, log in, and close as many tabs as possible before it force shuts down again. I repeat this process until I can close enough tabs to break the cycle of it shutting down quickly. The laptop itself does not feel especially hot so I would be surprised if it were a thermal issue. I've tried powerwashing but have run into the same issues. Pretty disappointed since the laptop is just over a year old...

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I have a Lenovo Thinkpad 13 20GL Chromebook. The numbers on the keyboard, except for 5, are not working. I have done everything the forums suggest... and finally just did a Powerwash- Factory reset. The keys are still not working. My computer is only a few months old. Is there anything else I am not thinking of doing? It is currently under warranty. Should I just take it to a Lenovo authorized service provider? The closest one to me is an hour away. I would appreciate any help.

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I have a Chromebook that has suddenly disabled the use of the power button on the side. Because of this I am unable to reset to factory, enter developer mode, or Powerwash. This is a managed device. I have the ability to deprovision it throught the google console but I am afraid that once I do the power button still will not work but I wont be able to powerwash it to get it re-enrolled. Is there some way that a student could have disabled this button somehow?

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Is the audio port soldered to the board? If it is, is it possible to replace the board myself (are the parts available for purchase) or do I need to send it in for replacement?

A:Chromebook Thinkpad 13 Audio Jack or Motherboard replacement

It is soldered.
 
It looks like someone could replace the board if they could find the part.  eBay is a common source.  You may be able to find the part number you have here:
http://support.lenovo.com/en_US/product-and-parts/partsLookup.page
 
It would be a system board or planar

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Hi guys, I have just bought a Lenovo Thinkpad 13 Chromebook laptop and willing to expand the internal storage by a SD or SDXC card (64 or 128 GB). However, really not sure about few things: 1. The most important, does anyone know what is the maximum size of a card that can the built-in SD card reader process? 2. There are various generations of UHS bus, do they influence readability of a SDXC card in a reader, pls? In other words, is it possible that the reader does not support UHS-III? Are there eventually another limitations? 3. How can you find out what kind of model of a SD reader is placed in the laptop? I have been trying to find out any kind of information about it, but sadly did not succeed. Could you help me this guys, please? Thank you so much!Adam

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Upon starting up, my chromebook has a white screen. A small black box is in the upper left hand corner. The chrome logo does not appear. Restarting the chromebook has no effect on it. What should I do?

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