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Thinkpad E550 not charging with AC Adapter plugged...

Q: Thinkpad E550 not charging with AC Adapter plugged...

Hi I have a Thinkpad E550 the laptop runs fine and the batter has no issues.Problem is when i plug in the ac adapter to charge the battery nothing happens it doesnt even show the plugged in icon..I take out the battery and plug in the AC and still nothing. A friend pluged in the AC on his laptop and it starts to charge so the AC adapter is fine.It did fall on the carpet from two feet up but didnt show signs of any issue. What is the best way to resolve this.

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Hi everyone,A few days ago, my ThinkPad went out of battery. I left it plugged to charge it, but could not start it any more in battery mode.When plugged, my laptop works properly, except for the battery which is "plugged in, not charging".I have tried many tips suggested on forums, including removing the battery, starting with and without the battery, updating the whole Lenovo software suite. I could not install any new version of the Battery Manager, since none is available for the E550.Has anyone encountered this problem? Anything to suggest?Cheers,Ben

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Dear all ,i`ve baught a lenevo thinkpad E550 6 months ago and it was working just fine but suddenly yesterday battery was low at 7 % i connected the power plug but it gave this massage " plugged in not charging " i tried the following 1- remove the battery , connect direct by power plug and the laptop works find so power cable is ok 2- removed the windows and re-installed a new one ( problem still exist )3- unstall power management driver ( problem still exist )4- run diagnosis from lenevo website and also from bios , result for hardware check was ok  after all of the the battery still not charging but i notice that the charge works only for 2 seconds when i connect the power cable then it stop , Can anyone help how can i solve this issue or shall i sent it to service center to check !!! thanks ..

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Hello, I had recently purchased the Thinkpad P50 just 3 months ago. Since yesterday, I have noticed laptop battery is showing "plugged in, not charging" . I am using Windows 10. How to resolve it ? Please suggest Regards,Nilesh

A:Thinkpad P50, Plugged in, not charging

 How well charged is the battery?

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Hello! I am coming back to my laptop after not having used in much over the summer and I noticed that it says "plugged in, not charging". When I unplug it, the battery starts to go down but it will not go back up if I plug it back in. I cannot remove the battery so I am hoping that there is some way for me to fix it through the settings on the computer. Thank you in advance for your help.

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Hello Everyone, I'm the owner of a Edge E450 (ThinkPad), i bought it 1 years ago. I have problem with my battery and it happens suddenly. When AC adapter is unplugged, the Laptop immediately die. But if the AC adapter is plugged in, the battery status "0% Plugged In, Not Charging".I'm already run Battery Gauge Reset on Power Management, and I tried to step:(1) Power off, unplug power lead, remove the battery.(2) Press power button for ~10 seconds to clear any residual charge.(3) Plug in power lead, power on (without battery).(4) Log in, let the software settle down. It discovers there is no battery.!(5) Power off, insert battery, power on again.(6) Log in, let the software settle down. Now the 'new' battery is charging!but it does not work all.  if I have to replace the battery? While the battery is still new and it happens suddenly, before the battery is very durable. Sorry for my bad english.

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My Lenovo Thinkpad is not charging the battery and shows a "plugged in, not charging" message. I have a pending Bios update that won't update since the batteries are not charged.  Any suggestions on how to troubleshoot this? Is there a way to update the Bios with just power plugged in?     

A:Lenovo Thinkpad with "plugged in, not charging"

What charging threshold do you have set in either Lenovo companion or Lenovo Vantage app?  For me I have it set at 70% and 80%.  In other words my battery wont charge until it falls below 70% and it will stop at 80%.  So if its at 75% for example it will show "plugged in, not charging"





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Hi, I have a 3 year old (ish) T540p which all of a sudden is giving me this message when the ac power adapter is plugged in.  I have two adapters as I have the docking station also which I normally use and neither of these adapters are working.  I have read some posts on here and tried all of the suggested actions to rectify this but none seem to be working for some reason. Funnily enough in the Lenovo Vantage application I tried to do the battery gauge reset and as soon as i set that off the laptop started to charge and got up to 100%, i left it for a good couple of hours and didn't seem to move on to the next part in the cycle which is to drain the battery so I cancelled it.  I thought that the fact that it had started to charge might have reset something but alas I'm back in the same position where I'm getting the plugged in but not charging message. I've recently updated to Windows 10 but the chargers have worked fine since, now for some reason they are not. Can anybody give me any help troubleshooting to try and sort the problem out.  Is it likely to be the battery which needs replacing or is there someting else that it could be perhaps? Thanks.

A:T540p Thinkpad plugged in but not charging

What about your battery threshold settings? When you're doing battery calibration (gauge reset), it's a common thing that your inducator stucks at some percentage of charging and discharging. I suggest you to turn off any threshold you set, turn off the machine, turn it on with no battery, then turn it off and re-set the battery.What about discharging? Is it normal? Try to discharge it to below 50% and then plug the charger.





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Hi, I just bought new ThinkPad X270 and when I plug in the charger, it says (Plugged in, not charging). I have changed the battery as well as charging adapter and the power cable but no use. Sometimes it charges the laptop but most of times it doesnt. Why is this happening and what is the solution. Regards,MHBaig

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As I'm typing this now im running on about 20% battery and dropping. I've had my Z710 Ideapad for almost 2 years now. within these 2 years I've replaced the battery twice, got 3 new adapters, and had sent it in for the factory to basiclly gut it and replace it with graphics drives that were inferior to the previous ones.  So needless to say Its really annoying that now my biggest problem is that my laptop now will randomly stop charging randomly, regardless of if its on or off.

A:Thinkpad Yoga 14 battery "plugged in, not charging...

Hi there, Vaigne -
 
Thank you for writing in to the Lenovo Forum - happy to have you here today.
 
1: Remove the AC adapter plug.
2: Remove the battery.
3: Press the power button for about 30 seconds. This will clear the capacitors.
4: Insert the battery and plug in the AC adapter.
5: Press the power button.
 
Update us how it goes.
 
 
 
Regards,
 
Tap that kudos button if I helped  If you find a post helpful and it answers your question, please mark it as an "Accepted Solution"!

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I have a problem with my Thinkpad x260. The battery is stuck at 96% with a message "plugged in, not charging". I'm pretty sure i haven't had this issue before. I don't have any thresholds for charging turned on, the battery always started charging even if it was at 99%.  I restarted a couple of times, fiddled with the adapter and battery - took it out and put it back in - nothing helped. How can I fix this and should I?I've looked up this issue on this forum, but haven't found a single clear reply on what to do with that

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I have a problem with my Thinkpad x260. The battery is stuck at 96% with a message "plugged in, not charging". I'm pretty sure i haven't had this issue before. I don't have any thresholds for charging turned on, the battery always started charging even if it was at 99%.  I restarted a couple of times, fiddled with the adapter and battery - took it out and put it back in - nothing helped. How can I fix this and should I?I've looked up this issue on this forum, but haven't found a single clear reply on what to do with that

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Hi, I just bought new ThinkPad X270 and when I plug in the charger, it says (Plugged in, not charging). I have changed the battery as well as charging adapter and the power cable but no use. Sometimes it charges the laptop but most of times it doesnt. Why is this happening and what is the solution. Regards,MHBaig

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As I'm typing this now im running on about 20% battery and dropping. I've had my Z710 Ideapad for almost 2 years now. within these 2 years I've replaced the battery twice, got 3 new adapters, and had sent it in for the factory to basiclly gut it and replace it with graphics drives that were inferior to the previous ones.  So needless to say Its really annoying that now my biggest problem is that my laptop now will randomly stop charging randomly, regardless of if its on or off.

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Hello, My recently bought Thinkpad Yoga 14 recently had this strange problem going on. The battery goes down, even when the AC cord is plugged in. The battery message says "plugged in, not charging". What exactly is the problem, and how do I fix it? The laptop came with Windows 10. Any help is greatly appreciated, thank you! ??

A:Thinkpad Yoga 14 battery "plugged in, not charging...

It isn't a problem.  The battery has a nearly full charge, so the charging turns off so as not to "cook" the battery.  If you unplug the battery and let it run down a while, then plug it in, it will charge.  I tend not to charge mine until it gets under about 70%.  A Lithium battery slowly degrades after a certain number of charges.

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Thinkpad X1 carbon gen4 (2016) battery won't charge. Message shows "plugged in, not charging".Just performed a windows 10 (64bit) clean re-install and the problem was still there.All drivers are up to date, and the Lenovo settings UWP app was installed. Battery threshold was turned off (and double checked by looking into the registry).


























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Thinkpad X1 carbon gen4 (2016) battery won't charge. Message shows "plugged in, not charging".Just performed a windows 10 (64bit) clean re-install and the problem was still there.All drivers are up to date, and the Lenovo settings UWP app was installed. Battery threshold was turned off (and double checked by looking into the registry).


























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A:Thinkpad X1 Carbon gen4 battery "plugged in, not charging"

Have you ever set a battery charge threshold?
 
What happens if you let the battery discharge from the 47% in your screenshot, and then plug it in again?  Will it recharge to ~47%?  Or will it then be stuck at the new (lower) level?

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Sorry if I have missed it - but I can't seem to find a post with the same problem.I've bought 4 of these XPS 12's now and this is the only 1 with the problem.
This laptop was initially experiencing many problems, including this problem. It was eventually diagnosed with faulty memory. So motherboard has just been replaced which fixed all the other issues except this.
If laptop is turned on – and I plug the charger in – the screen brightens – but everything freezes - mouse keyboard everything – and it doesn't indicate it is charging - if I unplug the charger it immediately un-freezes.Sometimes if I remove the charger – then plug it back in – problem is resolved.Other times that doesn't work – so I remove the charger and shut it down – then restart it and problem is resolved.If I start the laptop with the charger plugged in I never have the problem.It is not happening every time at the moment – but it was happening every time until I recently had the motherboard replaced due to faulty memory - I watched the tech do this but can't remember now if the charging port is part of the motherboard or part of the chassis? - if it was part of the chassis I could see how this could be where the fault lies.
I have tried it with 2 different genuine dell chargers but the same problem.The bios recognises both chargers.
I have also upgraded from Windows 8 to Windows 10 with no improvement.
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A:XPS 12 Freezes when AC Adapter plugged in for Charging

Hi,
Is your problem solved? If solved, what was the fix?
I am facing similar issue with my Dell XPS12 and dell support is trying to resolve same with no success yet. 
Here are the problems I see -
1] Machine freezes on inserting or removing power cord while in Windows as well as in Linux. Sometimes same behavior is seen while in bios as well. Only a hard reboot brings machine back to life.
2] Machine freezes on pressing fn+fX (multimedia keys) in Windows as well as in Linux and in bios as well.
3] The keyboard backlight is always on no matter whether in windows, linux or bios. There is no way the backlight can be turned off. Even if I convert the laptop to Tablet mode, the keyboard backlight still remains on.
4] The volume up, down keys near the audio socket on the edge are not working. Same behavior is observed in Windows as well as Linux.
Issues 2,3 and 4 occur irrespective of laptop running on ac power or battery

So far, in attempt to fix this, the keyboard is replaced twice, power adapter is replaced, Motherboard is replaced with no success :(

Thanks,
Gopi Kori

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I have an ASUS laptop and for some reason there is an orange flashing light where the light is usually not flashing. I bought a new charger for it because I thought that was it, but still not charging and light is still flashing. This has been going on
for well over a week. 

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Hi
 I have a 2 year old Inspiron 15  5000 laptop with the  original AC adapter supplied by DELL ( windows 10). . I used to get intermittent  warnng about the AC adapter not being recognized, but it would go away and the laptop would charge fine.
For the last month laptop is constantly displaying "plugged in not charging" message, but it works well while it is plugged in.
I have updated the bios.
I also bought a new OEM adapter.  The battery charged initially, but after that it started with plugged in not charging warning message.
Looks like the AC adapter is not the issue. Any idea, or I just throw it in the junk heap! 

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I have a refurbished X230 that works great aside from this issue. I noticed it would not charge, but when the computer ran out of battery and shut down, I plugged it back in and it *did* charge, that time. I then tried a few things including taking the battery out, which turned the computer off, which then allowed it to charge. When I plug the AC adapter in, the battery light in the back will blink twice in green, then go back to red (if battery is low) or remain off (if battery level is normal).  Yesterday night I turned the computer off, plugged it in, turned it on, and saw it was charging. It charged to 97% and then showed up as "plugged in, not charging" this morning. If the computer is charging and I unplug it, then plug it back in, it will not resume charging. All of this leads me to think it isn't a hardware problem with the charger or battery itself (which holds a charge just fine). I also tried a different charger I had for my old T420 which fit, but had the same issue. Any advice?

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I just bought a Dell XPS 13 9350 5 days ago
Battery cant charging.
1. I have update to latest BIOS 1.4.18
2. I make sure using the Dell Baterry comes within the same box when I bought, it's written 45W
What should I do or diagnose ?
It's a new laptop anyway.
It's very unpleasant, to buy a new laptop, with AC adapter that cannot charging

A:DELL XPS 13 9350, adapter Plugged In, Not Charging

With a system this new, if it was purchased from Dell, call and arrange a DOA exchange.  If it was purchased from a retailer, most allow 7-14 days - return it for replacement.  There is little sense troubleshooting and repairing a brand new system that's defective.

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I am trying to troubleshoot why my AC adapter is not charging. According to Device manager, it is working properly. Posts indicate I should try to update BIOS, however my battery is below 10% and it will not allow me to update it. What can I do?
Also, I read about removing a battery and charging it. How do I do that?
Please help before my battery dies altogether!

A:AC Adapter Plugged in - Not Charging/BIOS Update

A BIOS update won't solve the issue.  
If the AC adapter IS recognized in system setup but the battery won't charge, the battery is most likely bad.
If the AC adapter IS NOT recognized, one of three things is bad:

1.  The AC adapter -- first try a new AC adapter (OEM Dell only- NOT third party).
2.  If that doesn't solve it, and the system has a replaceable DC jack, that would be next to replace.
3.  If that doesn't solve the issue, replace the mainboard.

If you need further help, we'll need the system model information (I.e., Inspiron N5110, 5531, etc.).
In almost no cases is the battery externally chargeable - very few systems have external battery chargers.

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I have had my Alienware 17 for two years now. I bought it for college and being a broke college student, I really don't want to have to replace anything on this already pricy and new laptop.  Around December, it started showing the message (plugged in, not charging) above my battery icon. This concerned me, but I could just wait the problem out and eventually it would fix itself. In March, this problem happened again and I was able to uninstall/reinstall the ACPI Compliant Control Method Battery driver and it would charge again.
Well, I have this problem again and now nothing I have tried will fix it. I tried draining the power, I tried removing the battery/AC Adapter and holding in the power button for 30 seconds, but that didn't work. When it boots up, it shows a message saying that it doesn't recognize the AC Adapter. However, my PC is only running on power from an AC Adapter that apparently it doesn’t even recognize. If I even unplug my laptop, it shuts down.
Giving it time hasn’t helped, reinstalling the drivers hasn’t helped, and my BIOS is completely up to date. This is extremely frustrating because this is supposed to be a high performance laptop, and it is only two years old. I rely on this for programming, running my virtual machines upon other things while attending classes at my university. With an intense semester coming up this fall, I have to get this back in prime condition. I’m not sure where to go from here...is ... Read more

A:Alienware 17 Plugged in, not charging/AC Adapter not recognized

It's an adapter, jack or mainboard problem.
First thing to try is a new OEM Dell AC adapter.
If that doesn't solve the problem, replace the DC jack:
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If that doesn't do it, the problem is with the charge circuit and the mainboard will need to be replaced.

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This is for 2 issues, which may be connected. I have an Alienware 15. Noticed recently that my system slows down noticeably when plugged in. When gaming, the game is really choppy when plugged in. When unplugged, game runs smoothly. I didn't buy an Alienware to have this problem. Also noticed that computer doesn't always charge when plugged in. I have to pull the cord to one side for it to charge. Not sure what that's all about, but it's annoying. Had the problem with computer not charging about a year ago and fixed it by buying a new AC adapter. Now having the same problem. AC adapters should last longer than 1 year and shouldn't break for no reason. I didn't buy an Alienware to have this problem.

A:Laptop slows down when plugged in and AC adapter (not charging)

Replace the DC jack inside the system - that will likely solve the problem.

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I got a new ac power adapter from Target earlier today and decided to try it out. I noticed just as I put it in for the first time that it wasn't the correct Voltage. the Target one only goes up to 12 volts, where as the lappy requires 16.

However, you take for granted the object in which you didn't purchase...(sometimes)...so I decided what-the-hell and tried it anyway.

The lappy blinked the battery low indicator light when i started to boot, which is fine because it was low on batteries to begin with. However, I have been running it for 25 minutes now with the battery indicator on 0% in the task bar, and it has yet to tell me that my battery is running low. Though it does list the indicator with a big X, as if it was running low and I wasn't connected to an outside power source.

How much damage am I doing to the battery? Since it requires 16 and I am only feeding it 12, can it really be that detrimental?
 

A:Plugged 12v ac adapter into 16v thinkpad

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Hey Community, I'm in dire need for help, my lenovo Y50-70 has been working fine for the past 3 years now and JUST after the warrenty is up, my battery becomes funky. I noticed that whenever I load up a game, the charger becomes unrecognized and instead of regular led lights, i get one blinking white light and one blinking orange light. When I remove the AC adapter and plug it back in, it'll recognize the charger and ocasionally it'll take some time to recognize it. It stops charging when the LED lights begin to blink. I've tried to1. "remove the static" or drain the battery by unplugging the AC adapter2. holding down the power button for 30 seconds (I didnt remove the battery because it's not a removable battery, Should I?).3. Changed the power settings to high performance and no conservation of power.4. I bought a new adapter and it's still happening, I have no idea what to do. Intially prior of buying a new adapter it drained and I couldnt figure out a way to get it to charge. With the new adapter I was able to charge it till full, but when I have it on, it does the same thing.  Please help me community, you kind souls. Best,Richard

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Hi,
i have an ibm thinkpad type 2628 (pentirum III). the charger was lost, and my son found a charger that he thought would work. while i was at work, he plugged a sysco router charger (48 volts) into the laptop. now the laptop won't turn on. my question is, would the pc just shut off when a power current larger than allowed, is plugged in? (just like when it gets too hot, it shuts off). is there a fuse or reset or something? or is this thing just fried? there must be a way to fix this. or is there?
thanks.
 

A:Ibm thinkpad - wrong ac adapter plugged in

Hi
Not good news. At best the power controller card is fried, at worst the whole motherboard went with it. You need a specialist repair shop - if you are in UK I can let you have a name.
 

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Hello, I just purchased P71 and I have a question regarding charging the battery.  Would charging the p71 workstation with Lenovo Thinkpad 90W AC Adapter can harm the battery or the device? Thank you. Best

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Hi,My Y260 is having a weird trouble which I believe is hardware/motherboard related : whenever I plug the power supply, the CPU steps down to 0.38GHz... This is 1/6th of the full 2.3GHz the i5-6200U can provide, and the CPU is stuck at 16% use, which is 1/6th of 100%.If I unplug the AC adapter then the machine shuts down as if it had no battery. If I start it without an AC adapter then the CPU uses the full 2.3GHz and everything is fine, until I plug it in !I already tried disabling Intel Speedstep or any power saving stuff onto the BIOS, and I ran every Lenovo hardware tests and everything seems OK. Do someone have any idea about what I could try ?If none, I will have to call Lenovo (46 days of warranty left !) but I would prefer not I need my Thinkpad for my job. Thanks,Boris (from France so excuse my english)

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Hello I own a thinkpad S1 yoga laptop (core i3 processor and 4 GB RAM). It suddenly stopped charging using 45W adapter (20V, 2.5 A). However, it is charging fine using a 90W adapter (20V, 4.5 A) which I got with my previous Lenovo laptop Any recent windows or system updates caused this? Is there any solution other than using a 90W adapter which I am scared to use as it may charge 47W battery too rapidly casuing a quick death of battery or explosion in the worst case. Please help

A:Thinkpad S1 Yoga stopped charging with a 45W adapter

Hi Chaitanya,Welcome to Lenovo Community! And happy to have you here.As I understand that you have query regarding your 45W AC Adapter is not charging your ThinkPad S1 Yoga
I believe the AC Adapter has gone bad as you have mentioned that its charging fine with 90W Adapter 
I don't think so it is caused due to software or Windows updates. You can also check whether its getting charged in shutdown mode or not to confirm. 
 
I hope the above information helped you.
Please feel free to post in Lenovo Community Forums if you have any further queries!
 
Regards,Prabhansh_______________________________________________Tap that Kudos button if I helped.If you find a post helpful and it answers your question, please mark it as an "Accepted Solution"!

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I needed to replace my keyboard on my Thinkpad Yoga 20CD, so I swapped parts, and long story short, no post, no BIOS, no external video.  When I plug in the AC adapter, I get 3 blinking red lights on the "i" Thinkpad LED.  If I press the power button, the backlight on the keyboard comes on for 1 second, fades away, and the red LED stays on.  Fan on the CPU spins for about 3 seconds, then stops.  There is a chip on the motherboard underneath the card reader that gets EXTREMELY hot on both the AC power and battery, even without turning it on.  I guess I just need to know if I somehow fried the board when swapping parts?  If there is a short somewhere on the board?  Is there anything I can do to get it to boot, and prevent it from getting so hot?  I've tried a complete power drain, removing the CMOS battery, and leaving it sit overnight with nothing plugged in, all to no avail.  Any help or suggestions wold be greatly appreciated.

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I needed to replace my keyboard on my Thinkpad Yoga 20CD, so I swapped parts, and long story short, no post, no BIOS, no external video.  When I plug in the AC adapter, I get 3 blinking red lights on the "i" Thinkpad LED.  If I press the power button, the backlight on the keyboard comes on for 1 second, fades away, and the red LED stays on.  Fan on the CPU spins for about 3 seconds, then stops.  There is a chip on the motherboard underneath the card reader that gets EXTREMELY hot on both the AC power and battery, even without turning it on.  I guess I just need to know if I somehow fried the board when swapping parts?  If there is a short somewhere on the board?  Is there anything I can do to get it to boot, and prevent it from getting so hot?  I've tried a complete power drain, removing the CMOS battery, and leaving it sit overnight with nothing plugged in, all to no avail.  Any help or suggestions wold be greatly appreciated.

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Back in summer I purchased a Thinkpad E550 from Lenovo spanish online shop, still today I don't have what I paid for.Before purchase, I tried confirming the availability of the TPM in the E550 models, after few calls, the only thing I was told is that if website says it has, it definetly has it. So I go on and purchase. On 07-09-2015 I receive confirmation for my purchase via email with all the details including TPM.Laptop was delivered with no TPM (not sure if any other component could be wrong, as I didn't investigate further). After several calls and effort, finally someone accepted that there was an error from Lenovo side and offered a replacement for another model, as E550 has no option of TPM or security chip (be careful when purchasing online using their configurator). They offered me a L540 model as replacement. I cannot consider this model because I don't like its touchpad configuration. I have been using thinkpad machines since IBM and its middle pointer mouse is one of the best features when accompanied by the button on top of touchpad. Anyway, the L540 model was worth around 300eur over the price that I paid for. I believe that that was their target of compensation and I went online and choose a model of the Yoga that was exactly 300 eur difference. They simply said no with no reason. They escalated the case and for my surprise, they accept a yoga as compensation, but they don't accept the configuration that I proposed, in stead they ... Read more

A:Thinkpad E550 TPM scam

Hola.Yo compré el pasado verano un E550 y venía con TPM 1.2Puedes comprobarlo en Administrador de dispositivos > Dispositivos de seguridad.Un saludo,Miguel



Hay 10 tipos de personas, las que saben binario y las que no.

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Hi, I have SEVERAL E550 Thinkpads and none of them will play dvds correctly. Some will play SOME dvds but not all. Some won't play any without using an external dvd drive. All have Windows 10 and pretty much the same software installed. They ALL say "DVD Copy Protect: Fail" What's going on? I'm NOT copying them or trying to copy them and they're NOT copied dvds I'm trying to play. (Although, incidentally, I did try ONE copied dvd on one of the machines that wouldn't play any original dvd and it played the copied dvd perfectly!) Is this a defect with the machines or is it a software issue? I think it's strange this comes to light on several machines all at the same time. Please help! Thanks.

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I am using a Thinkpad E550 laptop with 3.0 Ultra Dock. Currently I have my 4K monitor hooked up with Displayport into the Ultra Dock and am only able to reach 4K resolution with 30 hz refresh rate. Unfortunately due to this, there is a lot of "choppyness" in the display, mouse movements, etc. Ideally i need the refresh rate to be at least 60 Hz. Is there a known possibility to get these settings with the current equipment? It seems DP is only capable of outputting 60 Hz refresh rate but the Laptop doesnt have a DP port. I can only get that through the dock. HDMI doesn't seem to do the trick either.

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ThinkPad E550 Type 20DF-004DUS. Thinkpad boots but sceen is black. Sometimes if USB drives or USB connections are removed, the sceen comes on. Sometimes, connecting another screen via VGA cable... the extenal screen comes on. But not always. Here lately, neither the laptop screen nor an external screen comes on. Took it into a shop and they replaced the motherboard... but that did not work so they put the old motherboard back in. They couldn't get either the laptop screen or an external screen to light up with with either motherboard. They tested the laptop screen out of the unit and it worked as expected.Sometimes I get a screen and sometimes I don't.What has me confused is exactly why these problems are happening. Could the cable between the laptop screen and the motherboard be bad? And, if so, could THAT cause the external moniter to be black as well?Have any of you experienced this?

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