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Ideapad 500 - FLAP OF ETHERNET PORT BROKEN

Q: Ideapad 500 - FLAP OF ETHERNET PORT BROKEN

THE FLAP (COVER) OF THE RJ45 ETHERNET PORT OF IDEAPAD 500 HAS BROKEN DUE TO MECHANICAL STRESS .IS THERE ANY SOLUTION OR ANY WAY TO REPLACE THE FLAP?

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A: Ideapad 500 - FLAP OF ETHERNET PORT BROKEN

Hi Himanshubhusan ,

Welcome to the Community Forums.

Item C (page 84 and 85) from the hardware manual for Lenovo ideapad 500-14ISK/ ideapad 500-15ISK have those as miscellaneous parts listed with its part number (page 101) for replacement part.

Hope this help answer your query.
Update us .

Regards

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THE FLAP (COVER) OF THE RJ45 ETHERNET PORT OF IDEAPAD 500 HAS BROKEN DUE TO MECHANICAL STRESS .IS THERE ANY SOLUTION OR ANY WAY TO REPLACE THE FLAP?

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So a couples of days ago my computer lost connection a few times, but it got back up running without any problems, yesterday however I had huge problems browsing trough the internet and had problems connecting to pages several times, but downloading worked just fine, but today I'm not able to do anything, it keeps disconnecting and reconnecting, but when its connected the connection is so bad that I can't access a single site.
I know it must be something wrong with my computer, because I've tested two different cables in two different ports, and I know one of the cables must work since I have no problems connecting to the internet on my Xbox 360, and all the other computers in the house have no internet problems what so ever, including the wireless connection on my laptop, and I also run into the same connection problem even in safe mode.
I noticed that the light on my ethernet port is solid orange, but usually it is green, and I've tried to do a virus scan to check if that might be the problem, but I doubt it since I haven't accessed any pages I don't usually visit in a while and it didn't find any viruses.
I have had some problems with the ethernet port before, but nothing that was permanent, I have experienced that my computer has had connection problems while everyone else in the house have had no problems, but after waiting a bit it suddenly reconnects and has worked just fine for many many months, and I've only experienced this pr... Read more

A:I think my ethernet port is broken, might need internet/ethernet card.

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Help
I just got a call from my 87 year old mom in Iowa. I'm in Tucson. Mom wasn't able to connect to her internet provider today. She seems to have sporatic problems with the connection. Sometimes it works....sometimes not. In frustration, she unplugged the ethernet cord and took her Dell Inspiron laptop to the geek squad. They told her (for a $70 diagnosis fee) that the ethernet port was broken and it's part of the motherboard. Not easy to fix. They suggest she buy a linksys wireless outfit to access her internet provider. That's about $80. and she's worried about being able to set it up at home by herself. At that point, they suggest she buy a new laptop. Isn't there a way to reroute the ethernet plug from her internet providers modem through one of her USB ports....with an adapter of some kind. The geeks told her they didn't know where to get one or if it was even possible. Mom's not rich and I'm worried that she's not getting good advise. Isn't this an easy problem to work around? Thanks- Mike Z
 

A:ethernet port broken

First off, there is no reason to even believe the folks at Geek Squad, they've been wrong before.

The only advice that I'd have is to first diagnose what is really wrong before buying stuff that they're recommending.

You can buy a PCMCIA Ethernet adapter, and there are also USB Ethernet adapters, either will solve this issue with no wireless installation and configuration issues.
 

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Hello all,

I have an Acer laptop running Vista which I believe has a broken ethernet port (it's a basically new computer but port has never worked - will contact Acer about it, but in the meantime...)

When I had my internet installed the guy was here for 3 hours because we couldn't get it to work through the ethernet port. Finally he loaned me a wireless router (linksys WRT54G) and the internet works with that. I have to return it to him so I got a different one (D-Link DI-524) which I believe my parents have used in the past but never had a password on it or anything.

I cannot run the configuration for the D-Link from the set-up CD because it wants me to plug an ethernet cable from my computer into the router, and it's not able to find it. But when the installer guy gave me the Linksys router, he just plugged it in and off we went - no config needed, straight out of the box.

I plugged the new (D-link) router in and tried to find it in the list of networks available without configuration, because it may have been configured before. An unsecured network comes up called "Home" (my parents would quite probably name it something like that if they had used it before) but the signal is weak, and when I try I am not able to connect to it, so I'm not sure if that's this router (it comes and goes and I'm not able to determine if it's there when mine is plugged in or not).

You guys usually ask for ip adresses, so here's the info f... Read more

A:Configuring wireless router with broken ethernet port on computer

There isn't a way to configure the router without a wired network connection. You can pick up a pretty cheap USB to Ethernet adapter.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16833156133
 

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I've had trouble connecting to my own internet and have no wireless. I'm using my neighbor's wireless and it's really slowing her's down.

I've tried restarting my laptop (it usually works) and then reinstalled the device under "device manager". It's not the cord, I've checked with my neighbor's laptop and it works fine.

I use a Sony Vaio VGN-NS140E with Windows Vista SP2. I'm not sure what other information to give.

Any suggestions welcome!

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{ipconfig /all} This is while I only have an ethernet plugged in and no wifi connection.
Windows IP Configuration

Host Name . . . . . . . . . . . . : FairyHo
Primary Dns Suffix . . . . . . . :
Node Type . . . . . . . . . . . . : Broadcast
IP Routing Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
WINS Proxy Enabled. . . . . . . . : No

Wireless LAN adapter Wireless Network Connection 2:

Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected
Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Intel(R) WiFi Link 5100 AGN
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-21-5D-E2-19-50
DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : Yes
Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes

Ethernet adapter Local Area Connection:

Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected
Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Marvell Yukon 88E8055 PCI-E Gigabit Ethernet Controller
Physical Address. . . . . . . .... Read more

A:Solved: Ethernet Port doesn't recognize ANY ethernet cord

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Stupid me...I was walking away from my Lenovo y570 and the ethernet cable got caught up around my leg, so I yanked it out of the PC. The metal thingy was busted so I pushed it back and put it in place with a pair of toothpicks. However, the ethernet cable goes out just enough to disconnect me. Can I buy only that metal part, if that's in fact the issue why my cable goes out just a little? I saw just a litle plastic thing that broke off too, is that the thing that keeps the cable locked (can I improvise and how)?My job is on the internet, so it brings the food on my table, please dear people, tell me if there's anything I can do? (HELP) 

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My ethernet port has been not been working for a few months. I go to my networks and there is no ethernet adapter listed...only a wireless adapter. Also, it does not show up in device manager. I reinstalled the driver and then restarted my computer. My ethernet port worked for a little bit, but when I used my computer the next day it did not work, and the ethernet adapter was no longer in device manager. Anyone know what's up?
 

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I have a laptop that is showing the Ethernet port as a 1394 port.

How do I get it to recognize the Ethernet port correctly ?

O/S is XP Pro.
 

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I have had the worse luck with this laptop, the most recent problem that I'm experiencing is I tripped over my printer cord and ripped out the plastic tab inside the USB port. I know that I can't fix it on my own, but I would like to know how much this problem will cost to fix. I've called around to ask about repair costs and everyone keeps saying I need to bring it in for an estimate. But I need my computer for work and can't leave it overnight. They say that it can be repaired one of two ways, either the manufacturer has a separate card that can just be replaced or it actually has to be manually repaired. I just want a general estimate for how much it would run for either/both ways it could be repaired, as well as how much it runs for labor costs.

Also the memory card reader has not worked since January, I know thats not related but I'm just wondering if there is some defect in the ports.... or if I'm just destructive.

I have a Compaq Presario CQ60 that was purchased in March 2009, if that is helpful in finding out which way it should be repaired.

Thank you!!!
 

A:Broken USB port on laptop, only port

Something like this will do:
http://www.nextag.com/Trendnet-2-Port-USB-500175376/prices-html
 

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Original problem is intermittent motherboard RJ-45 Ethernet socket plug,

I recently purchased a ( made in China ) CN008L USB to RJ45 Adapter dongle which came in the box with a mini CD. The software on the CD does not list WinXP 32 and the instructions ( what little are in Chinese ). The dongle is compliant with USB 1.0, and 1.1, and 2.0.
So theoretically it should work to use a USB port on the computer to connect to the old D-
Link DSL-300i ADSL Ethernet Modem thereby bypassing the need to use the intermittent
motherboard RJ-45 socket!

I downloaded upgrade drivers to allow for win XP 32 setups and downloaded the drivers but
no luck so far.

Is there any reason that I should not be able to setup and run PPPOE or other software over
the USB interface in stead of the RJ-45 Ethernet port. You people should have someone there with that "savoir faire".

To date I have not managed to find PPPOE software that pre-selects USB channel rather than RJ-45.
The setup for my wireless TP-Link 54 Mbps is connected to the USB port and works well but I did use setup disks specifically designed for that product.
Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.2
OS Version: Microsoft Windows XP Professional, Service Pack 3, 32 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Pentium(R) 4 CPU 3.20GHz, x86 Family 15 Model 4 Stepping 1
Processor Count: 2
RAM: 2550 Mb
Graphics Card: Intel(R) 82915G/GV/910GL Express Chipset Family, 128 Mb
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A:Want to use USB port in place of Ethernet port

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My ideapad has been broken since I bought it. Finally sent it off for repair a couple months ago. It's been 6 weeks and Lenovo still has it. What the duck man, 6 weeks and no ETA on the parts.  Why do I put my trust in Lenovo if I can't even get my laptop repaired in a reasonable amount of time? I can't even recommend Lenovo to anyone because of this because they SUCK.  Serious. If it takes this long, you eat your losses and ship out a replacement you idiots. Will never buy again.

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Hey guys before I continue there's something that we must get straight... I suck with computers.now the reason I'm posting here is that i swapped from wireless to wired connection to stop lag (this is on my pc by the way) and I plugged my 15m ethernet cable from back of comp to back of router but it doesn't seem to find my router but yet when I plug the ethernet into modem it works perfectly but when it's plugged into the router there's a red light from
Ethernet port and it's frustrating me so much because I want it to work so bad . Sorry if I have been a little plain with you ask me if you need any details cos I need this to work
Thanks
Adam
 

A:Help me! Ethernet is broken ;(

if possible press the reset button on the router for 10 secs and reset the router to the factory setting.
have an ethernet cable connecting the ethernet port on the modem to the WAN/Internet port on the router
have another ethernet cable connecting from the Lan/Ethernet port on the router to ur computer.
 

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Hi there, I broke the lid of my Lenovo IdeaPad U410. Found a new one for the Lenovo Y410 series on ebay and wanted to ask whether it fits on the U410. Thanks in adavance.Maltose

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I have a very huge issue that needs to be fixed pretty soon. (As in now). I finally got my hands on a copy of Windows XP Home Edition with SP 1b (I think) and got it installed fine with a 45-minute phone call to Microsoft to activate it. I got it working. Except my motherboard's on-board audio card didn't work, among other things like the USB ports not working.

I, against my will, opened IE to use the ActiveX thing to auto-install the drivers for the motherboard. I started clicking and installing, opting to restart later after I was finished with all the updates. So I finally restarted and I get the following error right after the BIOS runs:

Quote:




DISK BOOT FAILURE. PLEASE INSERT DISK AND PRESS ENTER




What in the world. Anyway, I somehow got that to go away and got Windows to boot (except I can't remember what I did). When Widnows booted, everything was going smooth until I opened Fx and tried to come on-line. Bam. Internet connection not working. A quick peek into the Device Manager and I found that the on-board LAN adaptor wasn't working properly and the motherboard didn't know it was there.

GAH. The audio still didn't work. A closer look at the drivers I downloaded showed me that some of them were for 64-bit systems. Is it possible that I broke it by trying to install 64-bit drivers? Since I didn't reboot after each update, I don't know what happened.

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A:Ethernet Adaptor Broken

Whoops, This should be in the Hardware Support forums, eh?

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Hello all

I am running a dual boot system - XP 64 and Windows 7 64. The XP boot has no problems, but on restart, my win7 cannot access the internet. I have to uninstall the drivers and restart to allow the drivers to be reinstalled before the network will connect.

I read somewhere that a Windows Update may be the problem. Does anyone know which update it could be so I can delete it or should I just remove everything? Perhaps there is another solution?

Thank you for your help.
 

A:Broken ethernet drivers

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I bought the laptop in April 2016. Started having issues closing the laptop (made grating noise and felt like something inside was crunching) and screen around the hinge sortof came off around March 2017. Was in middle of submitting my PhD thesis so couldn't take it to repair rightaway. A week later, the plastic part outside the hinge broke off and hinge completely came off. Took it to JB HI-Fi on 14th April 2017 and they sent pictures to Lenovo. There are no signs of external damage, laptop has been used and taken care of properly and Lenovo refuses to cover it under warranty. Absolutely unacapptable!! Called Lenovo customer support on 5th May, technician asked for addtional photos of the hinge from all angles to have another assessment. Currently awaiting a call back from that assessment. Looked at other blogs and saw other people having same issues with Lenovo IDeapad 100. Will be reporting the issue to consumer protection affairs as clearly not an issue associated with mishandling or external damage. So frustrating that less than a year and have to deal with this. 

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I know that many people are having problems with broken hinges. My laptop is out of warranty and it seems I can't even talk with support unless I purchase premium support or it's just not apparent to me on how to speak with someone without premium. Anyway, through looking through this forum and online, it doesn't seem like support is a nightmare and I've heard of nightmare stories in which support has had laptops for extensive periods of time. My questions is, has anyone had their laptop hinge fixed/replaced succesfully by Lenovo? Just seems to me that going through tech support is not a really good option, especially if that support has to be paid for with no reasonably godd outcome. Thanks to nayone at all who replies.

A:IdeaPad U530 Broken hinge

Hi Dshively , 
 
 
Welcome to the Community Forums. 
 
I would have to leave to others about repairs but as I have gathered reports about after-repair calls , depot repair team are doing good.
 
Regarding the issue that you currently have , I would still suggest you calling the technical support team specially if there was no accidents or mishandling on users end. They would be able to provide you options. 
 
When did the warranty expired ? You may also check here or if you still have the receipt .
 
Tech Support is available 24/7 , do give them a try to help you. 
English  1-877-4-Lenovo, 1-877-453-6686 Schedule a Callback for faster support 
 
Update us how things go. 
 
Regards

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I've had my Ideapad for 10 months or so now. Well looked after, no dents or marks. It's stored in a protected padded case. One day I open the screen and a loud crack. A screw goes flying out and the plastic frame is separated. I send it in for repair and Lenovo are refusing to cover it under warranty due to physical damage.Said damage is inside of the frame where the hinge is.  I'm trying to dispute that this damage is caused by the hinge breaking, the latop is in perfect condition otherwise. I'm soo frustrated as I know i've looked after the latop. I'm looking at going to an omudsman/trading standards. It's only 74 to fix, but I'm just disgusted with the customer service. I get a repeated reply reply saying external damage to laptop, so not covered. Even though there is no external damage theres just a mark to the inside where the hinge broke.Any help here?  I've seen another post about the hinge broken on same model on this forum, I really do think they are designed/built poorly.Thanks

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After installing Ubuntu on my ideapad 100-15IBY type 80MJ, my BIOS appears to be broken. I was not happy with the Ubuntu distro and I wanted to install something else, but I was not able to boot from either USB or CD-ROM after this install. In fact, any changes made in the BIOS is not saved (I tried resetting virtually everything). At first I thought this must be due to a problem with the EFI partition or bootloader, so I disconnected the SSD drive but then BIOS could not find any bootable media. I also tried replacing the CMOS battery (atleast I assume this is the CMOS battery, a CS2032 battery on the motherboard), still no improvement.  What can I do to reclaim my computer? Would it be possible to remove the harddrive, put it in another computer and install windows and so update the bios from lenovos winflash bios updater? Or is there an easier option? I suppose lenovos winflash thing will not be working under WINE? Not being able to boot from USB is really a big issue for me...

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Hi all, I've had this laptop two mobnths. On opening it one morning, two pins fell out of the hinge connecting the monitor to the keyboard. A further two fell out from the other side shorty afterwards. The monitor is now separating from the keyboard, almost totally on the left hand side. The pressure of whatever is going on is causing the screen casing to separate from the screen also. The screen can no longer stay upright, nor can it be closed. The hinge is completely broken.  I've made several attempts to contact lonovo to ask for help. the first by telephone. I was told I needed to register with the support department (as well as being registered as a lenovo customer) in order to receive support. The technician said she would send me an email of questions that I would need to answer in order to register before she could help me - that email never arrived. I have submitted multiple requests through the support sections of the website but no confimation that they have gone through - the screen just refreshes as if nothing has happened, and when I check the system has no record of my problem. In addition when I try to use the lenovo website to find approved technicians/ repair shops near me, the uk doesnt show as an option in the drop down menu, and When i try to use the location services they don't work. (nothing happens).This is my work laptop - I can't work without it, so I need a fix or replacment urgently. I am currently really very frustrated and unimpres... Read more

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I have a very strange problem. I unscrewed and removed the flap of my case.
Without do something, I see my bios settings goto defaults!
How could this happen??
 

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Hi Guys,

First a quick thing about what my computer set up was -

I have a Nvidia Geforce 8800 GTX graphics card, which has 2 DVI ports on the back, no VGA, I have dual monitor set up, one DVI going to my monitor, the other to my TV (which is VGA) via DVI-VGA converter add on thingy...

Well last week I moved my PC and in the process of moving it yanked it a bit vigorously, and the VGA cable usually plugged in to my TV (which was unplugged from my tv at the time, but not my computer) obviously got caught on something, and it got damaged.

I bought a new VGA cable and DVI-VGA switcher, thinking they may have been damaged in the process, and so was able to start eliminating everything...

My DVI - Monitor works fine, but my DVI/VGA to TV now comes up black and white, I have switched the leads across to the opposite ports and nothing comes up when my monitor is plugged in to the possibly broken one (not even black and white)

Does this mean that the DVI port would be broken? Is there any way of just replacing that port? Or would it require a whole new graphics card?
 

A:DVI Port Broken?

If have fully tested the two ports and received nothing from the bad port then it may suggest that port is faulty...

I would try removing the Video card....and then seating it back in and makesure it is pushed into the Motherboard all the way...I would also re-install the Video card drivers......then restart the PC.......if the results are the same then points to that port as faulty......it would have to be sent back and repaired
 

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I need help, my wife has a IBM Thinkpad and her usb port broke, its too expensive to replace it. I trying to find a way to connect a serial port and make it a usb port. I would use the pci card with usb serial ports but she needs that slot for her wireless internet card. Can Someone please help me with this problem.
 

A:USB port is broken

I would think your at best,, Unlucky.
Not to be rude or anything but care should've been taken to not break the port,,Also arent USB ports in pairs?
shop around for the most inexpencive repair shop.
im not sure if thare is a "adapter" to help you out
I may be wrong though LOL
Good luck.
 

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A:Broken USB port

What is the make and model of your computer?
 

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Hi, I have a Dell PC it has 4 usb ports in the front and 4 in the back. Yesterday one of the usb ports in the back broke and for some reason two others in the back won't work either. The one the monitor is plugged into still works but where my mouse and keyboard were connected will not. I wanted to know if anyone could help me get the other two working again or do I have to fix the broken one before they will work? When I go into device manager and universal serial bus controllers it says that each one of the usb ports are working properly but nothing works when plugged into them. Please help!

Thank you
Firefly2669
 

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I built a PC about 2 months ago with a Cooler Master Storm Scout, and for some reason, one of the USB ports isn't working.
If I connect my camera, the camera will notice that USB has connected, but Windows 7 won't.
I bought my PSU and case in a bundle. The case had about 5-6 4-Pin Molex, but my PSU only had 4 connectors.
I just connected all I could, I switched them around until all the fans worked. I probably should have switched off the 120mm at the back, since I have a cooler pushing air through the top of the case.
Anyway, I've already broken the warranty for cutting out a chunk of metal so my graphics card could fit. I don't know if the USB port it's actually broken, or I can tweak some things so it will work. It's the second one starting from the left:

A:Broken USB port already?

I'm guessing you've already checked to make sure all wiring at the USB port is intact and nothing came apart. I'd give the Windows 7 troubleshooter a try (type troubleshooting in the start menu search box or go to control panel > troubleshooting.) I'd also go to Device Manager and make sure your USB controllers are working properly.

I found out the hard way that plugging and unplugging devices can quickly destroy USB ports whether on a laptop or a desktop. I've gotten into the habit of using a USB hub with an external power source. Plug it in once and leave it plugged in. It's cheaper and easier (less time consuming) to replace the hub than to troubleshoot and repair/replace a port, especially on a laptop.

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So, I ordered an external graphics card (StarTech USB to VGA) And the only problem I have is since the VGA port on my laptop is broken, I have no way to see the screen so I can install the drivers needed for the external graphics card. Since money is an issue right now, buying a new laptop is out of the question. Is there anything I can do to get these drivers installed? Help very much appreciated!
 

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I inherited a laptop that seems to have a damaged USB port. The machine has only 1 USB connection, and cables don't seem to properly fit. It appears as if 3 of the 4 flat copper peices in the port have been bent down and won't allow the cable to insert entirely. The 4th seems to have broken off entirely. My questions: how much will this cost to repair professionally? How difficult is the repair process? Is this something I could purchase the part for and repair myself? Can anyone confirm that the port is damaged or is there another possibility?
 

A:Broken USB Port

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For some reason the little piece of black thing that connects it to the pin in the usb port fell off. Im guessing the pin is loose or something like that. I tried to fix it but the pin and the black thing seems to be coming off everything i take out my mouse port, the other usb seems to work fine. Can anyone help me on how to fix this?
 

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i have a older dell laptop with the old style usb port on it and my dad broke it by putting a gps navigator in it.one of the metal prongs broke and i dont know how to fix it and i just got an ipod nano but i cant put anything on it because of the usb port.can someone help me?
 

A:How to fix broken usb port help please

thats what i was thinking of but what store do u think i should go to to buy one?

btw thanks for the help
 

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I upgraded from an Elitebook 8470p to the latest and greatest 840 G2 a few months back and within a month of purchasing it, my LAN port looked like this:  From there it progressively got worse (obviously):  Until finally when I needed my network jack, I had to do this: I don't understand how this laptop could pass MIL-STD-810 when the network jack is practically made out of paper.  I guess when you're huffing it through the jungle or desert there's not a lot of network jacks, but why even include it if it's going to be so delicate?  I can't be the only person that has had this problem, right?! I had my 8470p for 2.5 years and loved it!  Other than getting insanely hot on occasion, it never had a single issue.  I've never dropped this laptop or treated it roughly - and "rough" is the whole point behind MIL-STD-810. So what do I need to do to get this fixed?  Do I need to send my laptop back to you guys or can someone send me the part?  Is it covered under the warranty? Thanks

A:840 G2 broken LAN port

Anybody?

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GOD DARN IT! there goes my last USB port. Both USB ports on my lousy laptop have broken. The plastic part in the middle of the USB port has broken on one of them and the other one looks fine but just seems not to be working. Is there anyway of fixing them ?

This is a serious issue for me, and thanks in advance to anyone who trys to help
 

A:Broken Usb Port!!

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First to get something out of the way:

Motherboard: ABIT IN9 32X MAX

This card has 2 GBit Ethernet ports.

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Alright, my problem: I can't connect to the cable modem at all. There is just no way to get it working for whatever weird reason. I don't get assigned any gateway, I don't get any IP (so it rewerts to a funky 169.whatever adress).

Now, I used to have this exact cable modem connected to my computer, with internet, 2 days ago. I would share internet trough the other ethernet port that I didn't use to another computer, and everything would work. Then we just had our internet crap on ourself the other day. And it was my computer that just felt like killing the internet. Ever since: My computer wont connect to the internet at all, it wont even communicate and get ip from the cable modem.

And before I get any questions on it: Took the cable from the cable modem, and jerked it into the other computer, and presto, I'm talking to you guys. No problems at all, and it worked instantly. Didn't even have to reset or restart or configure anything on the other one. Sadly the other computer only has 1 Ethernet port, and the cable modem wont work with any routers inbetween, and also only has 1 Ethernet port on it (yay for stupid hardware *sigh*). So with that and that it working not 2 days ago, makes me really wonder what is going on.

Then I go looking for a router I have around, right? I plug that into the computer that aint getting signal to the internet, righ... Read more

A:Ethernet Broken (DHCP problem?)

The lights on the ports are now static again, no blinking, they are just ON.

Tried to CMOS reset, didn't help. And since my network thingie is freezing in Vista now, I'm reinstalling. Then I'll try another CMOS reset again.

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Please Help!! I cant get a connection to the internet when i open up lan theres a red x when i diagnose lan it says to plug in ethernet cable ive done that but then it says it may be unplugged or broken i even changed the ethernet cable but same problem, so i figured its the driver but that says upto date however when i reinstall it says theres no network adapter installed, i havent installed anything recently and to besure it wasnt because of an microsoft update i even did a system restore please help im connected via mobile this has never happenned before
 

A:ethernet cable unplugged or broken

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I recently just discovered that this orange wire was not connected in this box ( I do not know the correct terminology ) that my internet cable connects into. I was wondering if this has any effect on my internet speed, whether it is dangerous or whether it's fine to be left alone.
 

A:Broken Orange Ethernet Wire

If it's working fine leave it be....normally a patch cable has 3 pairs so it's using the pairs that were used in initial installation.
 

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Bought the S410p Touch mid 2014, and the left hinge of the notebook broke off late 2015. Prior to the hinge bending and coming off, cracking sounds were often heard when I open/close the notebook. It even caused a visible crack behind the screen and I have honestly never dropped or damaged the laptop. The touch screen is currently not working and I'm pretty sure its due to the crack that affected the screen. Frustrated, I went to the nearest Lenovo Technical Support to try to get this fixed under warranty but they insisted it was physical damage and did not approve my laptop under the warranty conditions.  Extremely frustrated and disappointed. Anyone else having this issue with their S410p Touch Ideapad?

A:S410p Touch Ideapad Hinge broken

Did you have any luck with this issue?  I had the same issue with my U530.  The hinge kept getting harder and harder to open and evenually, the top of the laptop just broke off.  It was out of warranty by 2 months when it happened so I didn't do anything about it until I saw several other people who had similar issues.  

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Hello, i have Lenovo ideapad 700-15isk-80RU laptop. Unfortunately the screen is broken. I contacted support center in India and they said to conect support center in US.  I know that this machine is not supported in India, but now that the screen is broken and I am in India it has to be replaced. Do you know any other compatible screen that can be used? Cheers-Pankaj

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So, I just went to open my laptop a while ago. As I was opening, it went maybe a quarter way up (I don't think even that but giving the benefit of the doubt) fine. Then it suddenly wanted to stop. Unfortunatly I was already into the motion and snap. Bezel popped off at the bottom and screws that mount the back panel to the hinge are broken! It appears the nut on the hinge self tightened! I had to use pliers to loosen the hinge so that I could put it back down! Contacted lenovo chat, guy said that "accidental" damage is not covered under warranty! Has anyone else had this happpen to them? How did you handle it? He said I could send it to them (I have to pay for shipping!!!) and IF they decide it is covered under warranty, they will fix it. Otherwise I would be charged or have to get it shipped back to me. Needless to say, I'm pretty md right now! 

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Hey there, Both hinges of my Ideapad 300-14ISK are now broken after 6 months of light use. The right one started to freeze after less than 2 months from the purchase date. It has resulted in breaking the LCD cover as a result as I opened or closed the lid. About a month later, the left hinge did the same. I can't open or close the lid at all now. I am now looking for a replacement for those hinges since I gave up on trying to resolve this with the support team although it is still in the warranty (however I bought it from outside the US. They're claiming that's why they can't help me). The Lenovo website has 2 parts for the hinges for this model but I can't understand the difference between them. First one is "5H50K14044 - HINGE L+R LIMR L300-14IBR" while the second one is "5H50K14032 - HINGE L+R L300-14IBR". I can't figure out the difference between both parts. The only difference in the name is the "LIMR" word in the description of the first one. Does anyone understand what the difference between both parts is? Thanks! 

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Hello Lenovo,I'm a business management student from India.I purchased Lenovo Ideapad U310 Touch model this May from the US (through Amazon) and have been using it without any issues till the last month. Last month I noticed that the hinge had developed tension and there was additional pressure on the lid or the screen area while closing. I thought it would be a routine issue and took it to my college's hardware repair center, but they suggested I handle the issue via Lenovo Support as it required opening the laptop.When I checked Lenovo support through customer care (India), I was told that the U series is not covered by International warranty. But I checked if the Lenovo service center would still have a look at the issue, to which I was told that it would be chargeable. I thought it was fair enough and took the laptop to the service center in Jamshedpur this afternoon.To my utter disappointment, the technician was unable to open up the area near the screen (where the problem was supposedly), but he also got the screen cracked while trying to. Now I'm left with a laptop that cannot be used as even though the screen display is intact, the touch sensors detect screen touch near the cracked area and keep the cursor rooted to that point. Also, the issue with the hinge could also not be fixed. All to add to the woes, I will have to manage a few days (don't know how many) without a laptop and also shell out the expense from my pocket!Now my question is, will the screen for Ideapad... Read more

A:Broken Screen for Ideapad U310 Touch

Hi Rahul,
 
Welcome to Lenovo Community Forums!
 
I?m sorry to hear about the situation that you are facing regarding U310 touch Laptop, as it is ultra book Touch model displays can only replaced by the same kind and not the normal one, as Laptop was purchased in other country and international warranty is not applicable in India for this model, the parts will be ordered from the region of manufacture if the part is not available.
 
I'm sorry to inform you that the only option available to get the same type display replaced on a chargeable basis.
 
 Do post us back for further queries.
 
Best Regards

Shiva Kumar





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on 01-07-2016 i purchase an laptop model 15AC146NE, once i reach home i had notice it give crack sound when i open or close the laptop screen. display and other things are ok. please advice how it to be fixed, its just 4 day now. thank youzak

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This is a cross-post from [url=http://forum.notebookreview.com/threads/identifying-fv2-fuse-and-zif-flap-part-numbers-l412z.800292/]here[/url] since I didn't receive any replies after a day.
Hello, I have a pair of XPS 14z (L412z) laptops and I need help identifying part numbers/where to buy two motherboard components.
The first is the FV2 fuse that I removed and jumped on one motherboard. It's about 3mm in length and marked with a K. I was having trouble with a replacement LCD for one of the laptops where the backlight wasn't turning on and this was close enough to the inverter/LCD cables that I thought it was the problem. From what I could find, backlight fuses are often 32V and 3A, but I can't find any like that which are marked K. I think it may be 1.5A or 2A from similar K-marked littelfuse products, but I have no idea and need some help as I would rather not keep it jumped.
(The LCD problem has since been resolved as some weird act of God where both the original and replacement LCDs failed to work while the one from the second laptop does in fact work with this motherboard.)
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The second part I need help with finding is the ZIF retaining flap for the HDD connection. I have no idea how I lost it, but I can't find it anywhere. The original is a little over 17mm long and fits 12 pins(?). I would really appreciate a suitable replacement part that I could order online, but I would also settle for anything one step a... Read more

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Hi, I bought the IdeaPad 520 15-IKB, part number 80YL00P8US, and was planning on upgrading the HDD to an SSD. I've got it and opened it up, only to find there is no M.2 port, other than the one the WiFi card is plugged in to. I realise I can still use a SATA SSD and remove the existing 1T HDD, but then I would have to either not use the 1T drive, or get a ODD caddy, and maybe even a new internal board to connect it.Am I just missing the M.2 port? I didn't look on the underside of the system board, would it be there? Any help would be greatly appreciated.

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