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Q: T420 win7 pro upgrade to win10 pro with Lenovo pro...

The free upgrade to win 10 pro failed several times. I checked the web for problems and as a result uninstalled malwarebytes, antivirus, some drivers and some Lenovo stuff that popped up. Finally the upgrade using the Media tool was successful. Win 10 pro is now working on the T420. However, only the Lenovo Companion is installed. I bought a Yoga with Win10 pro and it came with Lenovo Companion, Settings and Account. I have been trying to find a way on the Lenovo site to download the Settings and Account programs, but no luck. Any suggestions? (Probably a simple solution and I am just missing something obvious....)

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Preferred Solution: T420 win7 pro upgrade to win10 pro with Lenovo pro...

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

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

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

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Hi, I have Lenovo T420, my HD includes bad sectors, i'd like to replace it with a new one.My current HD should include win 7 installation files and lenovo recovery as it came from the factory.How can i make the same on the new one without copying from the old one? Thanks, 

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Dear Community, a friend of mine has a problem. He upgraded the Laptop to Windows 10 for about 6 months ago. His Webcam is not found. There is no Imaging Device in the Device Manager and there is also no "Unknown Device" in it. The Driver for integrated Camera from lenovo site did not help. I used the Forum search but the entries did not help either. Anyone knows a solution? Greetings from Germany

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HiT420 upgraded to Win 10 and 8MB RAM installed. When I go to Shop/support/Tech Support (update drivers etc); detect my product, it comes up with the 'old' stuff ie Windows 7 64bit and the old 2MB RAM etc.  This is causing me great confusion because I am unsure about downloading updates that do not reflect my current setup with Win 10, 8MB RAM etc. Someone (from Microsoft Community) who knows more about this than me suggests the following: and I quote: "According to the screenshots, and just as you've initially stated, it shows that your system is being detected as Windows 7.  However, this will also show if the machine was manufactured originally with a Windows 7 installed.  This would mean that the specifics of the machine on the serve page is not being detected, or it does not need to detect the machine at all.  If this perception is correct, what shows up is the default or how the manufacturer produced their machine.  Perhaps, for a reason that the machine was manufactured before the launch of Windows 10. It would be the best idea to contact the manufacture about downloading the drivers that will be compatible with Windows 10, and to suggest them that an update on their page will be helpful for the users." Additionally:- Service Bridge is running on my machine.Solution Centre reports no alerts.Lenovo System Update Centre reports no updates found.Windows updates are functioning n... Read more

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Hallo all.

I have some problem with updating Windows7 Home Premium 64bit OEM to Win10.

The problem:
I Tray to upgrade and got some error code: C0000022, windows restarting in 88% and nothing. Then i tray to fix the problem with MicrosoftFixit50123. Restart pc and tray again and got the same error, after that I tray update troubleshooting with WUD.diagcab and got another error:0x80070057
I also tray sfc /scannow and also have corrupted file.
Can someone help me, I don`t know what to do...

A:Win7 to win10 upgrade error.

I putt also CBS and CheckSUR. Maybe someone can help...

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I have a friend with WIN7 64 bit just like me. He received a message about upgrading to WIN10. He clicked on the X at the top right. It downloaded the update but he did not install it. It keeps asking about installing the upgrade.
What can he do to remove the WIN10 upgrade download?

What can we do to permanently remove any request to upgrade. Neither of us are computer gurus. We need a step by step simple procedure to stop any updates or requests for WIN10.

We have no desire for WIN10. Thanks, Bob.

A:Disabling WIN10 Upgrade for WIN7 64 bit

The simplest way is to use a tool that automates the change of settings required to prevent the forced downgrade to Windows 10. Download the Never10 utility and it will disable the Win10 download. Extensive documentation and explanations are on its site.

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I bought this in Nov, 2012, Win7 SP1. I would like to update to Win10, but I'm not sure the Broadcom WLAN driver will work in Win10. The adapter version is 5.60.350.6 (3/22/2010), BCMWL664.SYS. I don't want to update only to find I have no internet or network access.

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The machine: HP Compaq 8200 Elite SFF PC   Serial number CZC14585BRProduct number XL510AVIntel(R) Core(TM) i5-2400 CPU @ 3.10GHzWindows 7 Professional 32-bit Service Pack 1 Fully updated. The problem: I have the icon in the notification area urging me to upgrade to Win10.When I click it I get "Processor not supported", with no other details.Thanks MS! Theory 1: There was a bug in the upgrade nootification According to  http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_10-win_upgrade/cpu-not-supported/90fa67d1-7... The initial release of the Microsoft tool that checks system upgrade compatibility had some issues and was replaced on 6/2. A fix was released that will show under optional updates that you need to download and install from Windows Update if not installed automatically.  Microsoft is currently moving the fix to recommended in WU. This fix was kb2952664. I have checked and this fix is installed. Theory 2: Some CPU features required by Win10 are turned off in the BIOS According tohttp://www.techienews.co.uk/9735240/fix-cpu-not-compatible-with-windows-10-error/ "...you need to ensure that your CPU supports PAE, NX and SSE2 instruction sets..." According to  http://www.cpu-world.com/CPUs/Core_i5/Intel-Core%20i5-2400%20CM8062300834106.html all of these CPU requirements are supported by the CPU. So, I ran CPU-Z and it shows that:- SSE2 is supported- no mention of PAE or N... Read more

A:Trying to upgrade from Win7 to Win10: "CPU not supported"

Hi: I have the 8200 Elite CMT (i7-2600, BIOS J01, v2.28) and had no issues upgrading to W10. I would suggest you upgrade from the link below and see if it bypasses the hardware check. You can try the upgrade now, or make an installation disk or flash drive via the media creation tool. The disk/flash drive does not check compatibility. http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/software-download/windows10

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I bought this in Nov, 2012, Win7 SP1. I would like to update to Win10, but I'm not sure the Broadcom WLAN driver will work in Win10. The adapter version is 5.60.350.6 (3/22/2010), BCMWL664.SYS. I don't want to update only to find I have no internet or network access.

A:Can I upgrade h8-1230 from Win7 to Win10?

Greetings, Win 7 upgrades to Win 10 can be problematic with no easy way back to Win 7 unless you have a good image and bootable rescue media. The safest way to upgrade is to clone your existing Win 7 install to a second HDD or SSD. Connect only the cloned HDD to your PC to do the upgrade. Carefully read this entire article by Ed Bott to learn what needs to be done, and the time invested, if you have to rebuild Windows 7.  Win 10 may have the correct WLAN driver as well as all other drivers needed to run correctly or the upgrade could choke. You still have the original Win 7 install on the first HDD and can move on with your computing life. Cheers!  

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Hi Support, My Lenovo is ThinkPad X250. Using Win7 before.After upgrade from Win7 to Win10, Fn8 became Windows' Action Center - AirPlane mode.How to change it back to Lenovo's "Change Power Setting of Wireless Radios"? Thanks

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Hi Support, My Lenovo is ThinkPad X250. Using Win7 before.After upgrade from Win7 to Win10, Fn8 became Windows' Action Center - AirPlane mode.How to change it back to Lenovo's "Change Power Setting of Wireless Radios"? Thanks

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HP Laptop (2005 ish) had vista installed, I slapped win 7 pro 64 on it (forget if upgrade or fresh)
Then I tried win 10 on it.
- IT INSTALLED REALLY QUICK AND EASY-

So then I flattened the drive put win 7 back on and windows update caused me problems. Also the Blue tooth driver wouldnt work. hmmph

tried to win10 upgrade it again online.

2x attempts... hangs at 99% on the install portion. (left it going overnight)

Can't figure out whats the issue. Guess I'll try a fresh install from a iso or something.

This laptop is my 'tv server/storage' HP DV6 pavillion (1134)

1. I know it can work...
2. I know it doesnt work....

I know it must be me...

Stay tuned... I have caddies ssd's and 2 laptops and a desktop. hehe and a usb key from toshiba with a win 10 full factory reinstall ...for a toshiba not a HP...lol

might load a driver for my bong compiler. :

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Post WIndows 10 upgrade - all is well except my DVD drive, HP DVD-RAM GH40, is not detected by the OS now. The secondary ROM drive is noted and functioning.Each, though, is accounted for in the BIOS but Device Manager is helpless. It doesn't know it's there and new hardware searches can't find it.How can I get it back online?

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To MS Engineers;

Hi there. I'm not sure who to address this to but hope you read it anyways;

I have a Dell Inspiron 1535 Studio, Intel Dual core WIN7, just upgraded to WIN10.
After the upgrade, My Counterstrike game wouldn't play like it used to. The game lags, very slow. The display shows every movement, together with the sound, as if it's a slo-mo frame-by-frame photo shoot. That's the best description I can come up with.
I'm not a technical guy so I thought I should ask, if there's any way around this? Make the game playable (smooth..) again.

Thanks.

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After performing the upgrade from Win7 to Win10, my LEN L2262wA monitor only displays wide and fat.  Is there a driver that I can download to correct this? I have other desktops that the upgrade was not an issue to the video drivers, but this one I'm pulling my hair out! Thanks in advance. 

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I'm trying to help my father upgrade his computer from win7 to win10, but service pack 1 in windows update keeps failing. I tried downloading and running the separate application for installing the service pack, but that fails as well. I even found another microsoft application that claims that it can prepare your system to accept the service pack 1, but that fails as well. (Despite all this, windows runs normally in all other respects that I have noticed). So it looks like updating to windows 10 using windows update is not going to happen.

My plan now is to use the media creation tool to download the .iso, burn that to a disk, and boot to it. Will that allow me to install windows 10, or is it still going to insist that I need service pack 1?

If that won't work, are there any other methods I could use?

Thanks
~Paul

A:Win7 to Win10 upgrade without service pack 1

You don't need service pack 1 to upgrade to Windows 10 using a DVD, USB flash drive or ISO file. It is only required to get it to show up in Windows update. The alternative method is a clean install:
Clean Install Windows 10 Directly without having to Upgrade First - Windows 10 Forums

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The situation: Expired Win10 Indsider upgrade installation, no longer booting (winload.exe / 0x0000605)

Attempted solution: Reinstalling Win7 from DVD

Problem: Win10 ignores the boot sequence, always boots from HDD. Changed boot sequence to select DVD ROM and tried from the boot menu during system start. After loading the DVD a while, it always boots to Win10 repair screen. (No secure boot options found in BIOS, maybe hidden?)

Win10 is driving me nuts, as I can't reinstall Win7 anymore. Any ideas please?

A:Win7 Installation Issue on broken Win10 System. (Lenovo Notebook)

Try it again with the steps listed below. Please don't deviate.
Go to Boot Order screen > make sure boot order is CD/DVD > insert the Win 7 DVD > Exit Boot Order screen > shut down > restart.....

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I wanted to let the H8-1240T owners to know that my upgrade from 64-bit Windows 7 Pro to 64-bit Windows 10  Pro went very smoothly last week (June 21, 2016). I had difficulty finding reports about the upgrade so I thought I would add info here. Hope this is helpful. Of course periferals needed to have updated drivers (ie; mouse, printer, scanner) but all are optimal again. I have 10GB of RAM on this computer. Also, Win10 has a lot of new Apps that need to be turned off if you are not using which helps optimize performance. System is running VERY well with Win10. I recommend the upgrade for those who - like myself - have waited til the last minute. Remember, you only have until the end of July 2016 to get Win10 for free. Good luck!

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TRIED TO UPGRADE WITH WIN10 media creation USB drive and after two days shut her down as she seemed stuck.Been trying to revive her for the last two days and currently hdd no longer recognized in bios.last time I saw drive c with 15 meg of 200 something Gb drive was during the chkdsk I ran in the win 10 repair mode from the media creation tool. I had to 'unlock' or dismount the Volume and all opened handles would thereafter be invalid.(Whatever that means....). now I can only boot from the USB port. As in bios there is no boot device found, hard disk test in bios says hard disk not exist.now I think I need to get a win7 boot file on USB to get her going again.....maybe ?if so where? also when I tried to download win7 from MS, NEEDED the product key but label is worn and have been guessing at missing obliterated chars.... Needless to say right about now I have some choice words for bill gates.....with his win 10 that my notebook is verified to be able to run!!! any suggestions are welcome. Btw, have tried every suggestion from the HP support website.... Also made a disk image before I stared all this but it cannot be accessed due to the bios no longer being able to see the hdd.... thanks 

A:Dm1 pavilion crashed during win10 upgrade attempt from win7

Update , got me a SATA-USB adapter and plugged the dm1 hdd into my other lapotop and NADA....ZIP CANNOT ACCES the drive at all. So does that mean updating to Win 10 fried the hdd???

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I have a system with an i7-3930k and Win7 retail license. I will be building a new i7-6700k system and will be reusing the SSD, HDD, graphics card and my Windows license. I ultimately want the new system to be Win10.

Should I do the OS upgrade first, or build the new system first and migrate my settings under Windows 7, then do the OS upgrade?

A:Upgrade Win7 to Win10 Before or After Migration to New System Build

Activate Windows 7 on the new system first and then upgrade that to Windows 10. If you upgrade to Windows 10 on the old system, when you replace the motherboard, Windows 10 will deactivate itself when it detects the new motherboard and you would likely have to put a Windows 7 install on it temporarily to regain activation.

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I've received conflicting info on this point, so I thought I would ask the experts here:
Will the Windows 10 "free" upgrade follow any redirects I have added to my Win7 Home Premium installation?

When I installed Win7 on my 250GB SSD, I used an XML script to relocate the Profiles Directory and Program Data folders from my SSD to my hard drive. This saved space on the SSD and simplified future program installs, since they followed these redirections. However, I am concerned that the Win10 upgrade may not do so. Thoughts?

On a related note, I also use OneDrive for multiple users -- a different login for each Windows user account. I understand that Win10 is tightly integrated with OneDrive, but is limited to accessing one login.
Must I use just a single OneDrive login across the entire machine (i.e., all Windows user accounts)? Or does each account get to login to its own storage on OneDrive?

Thanks, in advance, for any enlightenment.

A:Will Win10 upgrade install follow Win7 redirects?

Originally Posted by RiverCityTen


I've received conflicting info on this point, so I thought I would ask the experts here:
Will the Windows 10 "free" upgrade follow any redirects I have added to my Win7 Home Premium installation?

When I installed Win7 on my 250GB SSD, I used an XML script to relocate the Profiles Directory and Program Data folders from my SSD to my hard drive. This saved space on the SSD and simplified future program installs, since they followed these redirections. However, I am concerned that the Win10 upgrade may not do so. Thoughts?

On a related note, I also use OneDrive for multiple users -- a different login for each Windows user account. I understand that Win10 is tightly integrated with OneDrive, but is limited to accessing one login.
Must I use just a single OneDrive login across the entire machine (i.e., all Windows user accounts)? Or does each account get to login to its own storage on OneDrive?

Thanks, in advance, for any enlightenment.



Hi and welcome to Tenforums.

I have sometimes seen in the past, problems with relocated user directories. You can try the upgrade, and if it fails, set the pointers back to default (you don't have to actually move the data).

Each user account can have an MS login. Or, you can have local accounts, and only sign into MS apps as required. That's what I do.

Since you have a W7 machine, you might want to read this post:

Windows 10 - Upgrade Installation - Page 16 - Windo... Read more

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I tried to upgrade my Tecra R840-16V (Part Number PT429E-05M00KGE) form windows 7 64bit pro to windows 10 pro thru windows update. When the the upgrade procedure finished everything looked ok but after a while the system froze (even the mouse). I did a reboot in my system via power button, the system worked well for about 1 hour and froze again. I did a reboot via power button once again and I had the same problem after while. I did a system restore back in windows 7 and everything works ok without any freeze at all.
Is it a known problem? Is there any solution or suggestion to upgrade my system without problems in windows 10 pro?

Thanks

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I have upgraded 3 home computers (laptops and desktops) to WIN 10 since launch and have been part of the Windows Insider program for 8 months - (identifying problems with NVIDIA drivers and the like). All family computers have upgraded with minimal fuss apart from HP Elite 8200 SFF - core i5 vpro. Be aware that this PC passes all hardware diagnostics and has new hard drive and compatible memory and works 100% without error on Win 7 Home - motherboard and processor are out of the box two weeks ago. The PC has been reset to Win 7 since. After install there were many blue screens including:- Memory management errorsBad pool header errorMultiple Frequent internet requests (probably from microsoft OneDrive based storage) I understand that this machine has not been tested as part of a compatibility check by HP / Microsoft. My question is:- Will there be updates to the HP Driver Support site in the near future to include Windows 10 64bit drivers for relevant machines? Or links included for Intel Chipset drivers when available for Win10?











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A:Windows 10 64bit- Upgrade from Win7 to Win10 On HP Elite 820...

Anytime. Glad to have been of assistance. Maybe try again before the free period expires. It is possible they will have worked out some bugs and release more updates to W10. Who knows...it could even be the onboard Intel W10 graphics driver that is buggy. I've had my 8200 Elite run XP Pro x64, Vista Business, W7 Pro, W8.1 Pro and now W10 Pro working perfectly on each OS. 

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Hi Sir,
Pbi, After the upgrade Windows 7 to Windows 10 desktop screen black and nothing is shown. Tks.

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Hi, I recently received an Ideapad 700 that came with 8gb of RAM and a 1TB 5400rpm HDD with Win10 installed on it.  Because 5400rpm is rather slow, I purchased a 128GB M.2 SSD and installed it correctly.  The computer can see it and recognize it. My issue is I am having trouble transferring Win10 from the HDD to the SSD and getting it to boot from the SSD.  It seems it just defaults to the HDD and I am not sure where I am going wrong.  Currently I have wiped the SSD and am starting from square 1. Could anyone please help me out.  I don't want to break my wife's laptop before I get a chance to give it to her.  thanks!

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Trying to upgrade my wife's PC via windows update. so far failed about 10 times with different errors. Latest it downloaded everything, completed the install, rebooted shows the x% complete screen, rebooted, briefly showed the Win10 icon and the small circle of white dots, rebooted and back at win7

Error log just says

Installation Failure: Windows failed to install the following update with error 0xe06d7363: Upgrade to Windows 10 Pro, version 1511, 10586.

System


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Provider

[ Name]
Microsoft-Windows-WindowsUpdateClient

[ Guid]
{945A8954-C147-4ACD-923F-40C45405A658}





EventID
20





Version
0





Level
2





Task
1





Opcode
13





Keywords
0x8000000000000028




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TimeCreated

[ SystemTime]
2015-12-10T19:11:07.145622700Z





EventRecordID
601760





Correlation




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Execution

[ ProcessID]
308

[ ThreadID]
5688





Channel
System





Computer
AlisonXPS




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Security

[ UserID]
S-1-5-18

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EventData


errorCode
0xe06d7363


updateTitle
Upgrade to Windows 10 Pro, version 1511, 10586


updateGuid
{2AF34381-A9A9-42D5-8A36-1B86F0A6235F}


updateRevisionNumber
202

Anti virus is just Windows Security.

Any suggestions appreciated

Mike

A:Upgrade from Win7 Pro to Win10 Failed Error code 0xe06d7363

1) Start your computer and log on as an administrator.
2) Click the Start button then select All Programs, Accessories, System Tools, and then click System Restore.
3) In the new window, select "Restore my computer to an earlier time" option and then click Next.
4) Select the most recent system restore point from the "On this list, click a restore point" list, and then click Next.
5) Click Next on the confirmation window.
6) Restarts the computer when the restoration is finished.

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Over a year ago i have changed to windows 10 (not aware that my laptop is not suitable for this)
It worked fine untill Microsoft started the Windows10 anniversary upgrade 1607.
each time this will result in unbootable system and in need of external recovery to window 10 version 1511.
blocking updates is not simple in Windows10.
I would like to revert to window 7.
The harddisk is error free and there are 4 partitons available:
Partition 1: System 399MB
Cannot use this to parttion install official windows7 from microsoft
Partition 2: Windows 232MB Primair
Partition 3: 786MB OEM reseverd
Partition 4: Data 232MB Primair

pressing 0 at startup does not reset to the original sw

Help appreciated,

greetings

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Hi.
I just did a fresh install of Win7 Ultimate SP1 on my PC, since the previous install was all crooked and had problems with viruses.
Now, I would like to keep Win7 just as a temporary tool, since all I want to get is the Win10 Upgrade tool and get the new release.
Since I don't want to install all 230+ Updates before getting the Upgrader (GWX), I'd like to ask which updates I mandatorily have to install in order to get the Upgrader. Microsoft's page regarding the update (KB3035583) does not tell me that I need some updates beforehand.

Any Ideas?

A:Which updates to install on fresh Win7 to get Win10 Upgrade tool?

You still need at least all the Security updates
See this thread for the listing of ones related to the Win 10 upgrade offer
http://www.sevenforums.com/general-d...ows-7-8-a.html

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I'm posting this to anyone that's having issues with the Win10 Warm Boot functionality. I recently did an in-place upgrade of WIN7 Pro to WIN10.

After getting everything setup I noticed that Warm Boots would hang - for me this means selecting Windows key|Power|Restart. My hang condition was the computer began power down operations - cut display driver (so screen went blank) but the system would never actually reset (you couldn't hear any fan changes or normal sounds of shutdown going on. Only option was press Reset button or hold Power Button till shutdown occurred. I pulled my hair out and Google'd the world on all kinds of BIOS issues, Advanced Power Management and driver updates. NOTHING FIXES THE PROBLEM.

I stumbled across the Shift+Restart option for getting into WIN10's new Safe Mode + Other Diagnostic restart options. So I tried a "Warm Reboot" using Shift+Restart (This means Windows key|Power|Restart with the Shift key held down).

Once in the "Safe Mode" selection window - I did nothing else but select Exit to Windows 10 (which restarts the computer). Guess What - It resarted "normally" just like it used to with WIN7.

For some people there's something going on between the WIN10 code base, UEFI BIOS or selected options for Power Management that hangs the system on Warm Boot - not sure what it is.

But this method gives me the ability to now Restart my machine consistently - which is important for me when I remote logging in and need t... Read more

A:Win10 Upgrade from Win7 caused Warm Boot to Fail - ANOTHER OPTION

Hi and welcome to SevenForums,
Interesting most issues are from windows 10's fast start features which is the first thing I would disable in 10 and in the machines bios for good measure
I've never heard of warm boot :/

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Upgraded WIN7 to WIN10:will a Reformat return WIN7 or WIN10?

I am still not sure if i like WIN10.
 

A:Upgraded WIN7 to WIN10:will a Reformat return WIN7 or WIN10?

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Lenovo Y50-70 UHD touch - persistent black screen on startup after Win10 upgrade When the problem started:The problem started after upgrading to windows 10 and the installing all the recommended Lenovo Windows 10 drivers (obtained from the Lenovo/downloads) Problem description:The problem can be observed (consistently) when restarting the computer. When restarting, the lenovo logo screen appears, this is quickly followed by a blank screen. The screen appears to be actively displaying eventhough nothing can be seen (not even a mouse cursor is visible). - As if the screen is showing a black screen (though its a different color to when the machine is turned off). Workaround Solution 1:1) When presented with the screen I press [windows]+[Enter] to activate the windows narrator.2) I press tab untill i can navigate to the shutdown button, shut down the machine (without actually seeing anything on screen)3) wait for 1-5min (This is IMPORTANT, if you do not wait you will end up with the same black screen)4) Windows loads the login screen after lenovo loading logo - machine starts as if nothing was wrong Workaround Solution 2:1) When presented with the screen I press the power button to put the machine to sleep3) wait for 1-5min (This is IMPORTANT, if you do not wait you will end up with the same black screen)3) press the power button again to bring machine out of sleep mode - Windows login screen becomes visible Workaround Solution 3:1) Reset the machine to w... Read more

A:Lenovo Y50-70 UHD touch - persistent black screen on startup after Win10 upgrade

Hi CommonCustomer, Welcome to Lenovo Community,  The below fix is recommended by one of the Microsoft insider members you can try it:  This feature only works when you do a SHUTDOWN and then Boot.It doesn't effect a RESTART.To turn it off or on... Go to Control panel...Power Options, and select Choose What the Power Buttons Do on the left.Then select Change Settings That are Currently Unavailable near the top center of screen...Lower down on the window, uncheck Fast Startup.  Regards, **If the issue has been resolved please, mark me as solution provided to help others find the solution easily and click the Kudos.** 

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Hi,
My disk contains 5 partitions:
part1 = ntfs-win10 free upgrade of win home premium (primary)
Part2 = ntfs-win7 home premium (primary)
Part3 = ext3-Extended (logical)
Part4 = ext3-LM rafaela (extended)
Part5 = swap (extended)
This setup worked good.

Part2 win7 got buggered, and reinstalled (nvidia chip-set melt down during win7 boot). The MB was replaced.

I can no longer get to win10 boot Part1. Booting to Part1 or Part2 results to booting the newly installed win7. Rafaela boot did not change: still working.

How can I reclaim my win10 boot? I can't upgrade for free anymore so I'm hoping there's a way to work with what's there.

Thanks,
Keith

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I'm trying to find out for certain if I can keep win7 as my OS from now on and not have to worry about Microsoft forcing an upgrade to win10. My reasons for not moving to win10 are irrelevant to the question.

No matter how I word the question on google all of the answers are biased toward what I need to do to upgrade to win10. I figured someone here might have some insight.

I'd appreciate any feedback...

A:I want to use win7 "forever" and never upgrade to win10

Hi,
Well I don't see why not as long as you don't download and install win-10 preparation updates :/

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I have repeatedly encountered a failures in trying to upgrade Win 10 from 10240 version to the current 14393 version.1. I used the Windows10Upgrade28084.exe program - failed.2. I used the MediaCreationTool to download the iso and create a bootable DVD for upgrade - failed.3. Created virtual drive for the iso to upgrade - failed.The normal Windows Update function appears to work properly - I get windows and other updates on the usual time basis.The relevant files for diagnosing what went wrong seem to be:A. The $WINDOWS.~BT\Sources\Panther\setupact.logB. The $WINDOWS.~BT\Sources\Panther\setuperr.logC. There are also small files with these same names in the $WINDOWS.~WS\Sources\Panther folder (i.e., another setupact.log and setuperr.log)================================================Here is the file $WINDOWS.~BT\Sources\Panther\setupact.log:2016-08-31 12:59:32, Info SP CSetupPlatform::Initialize: Setup log starts:2016-08-31 12:59:32, Info SP Host system information:VM: NOFirmware type: UEFIManufacturer: HPModel : 860-180stBIOS name : A0.14BIOS version : A0.14BIOS release date : 20160606000000.000000+000Total memory : 34359738368Number of physical CPUs : 1Number of logical CPUs : 8Processor manufacturer : GenuineIntelProcessor name : Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-6700 CPU @ 3.40GHzProcessor caption : Intel64 Family 6 Model 94 Stepping 3Processor architecture : x64Processor clock : 34082016-08-31 12:59:32, Info SPVerifyFootprint: Starting verification of footprint section Footprint.Basic... Read more

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Is it safe to change the ram frequency of my lenovo t420 i5 having ddr3, single channel ,FSB DRAm of 1:5 and my cpu is 2.50 GHz? It shows that it is running only with 664.MHz dram frequency. I am thinking if i can change it to 1600 MHz frequency...any help?
 

A:t420 lenovo windows 8 help?

DDR double-clocks, yours is running at 1333MHz.

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Hi Folks,I recently bought a refurbished Lenovo T420 which is a very nice piece of Kit, I am Hard of hearing and mostly use headphones for audio. However, this T420 seems to have something else other than the 3.5mm combo socket in place, on the right corner panel, just before the CD tray. The company I bought it from indicated that it should not be there and they suggested I try to  "Pry it out with a needle"?.Obviously I'm not going to do that untill I know what this is and why its there? I cannot connect normal head phones because there is no 3.5mm socket. Can anyone identify what this is please?3.5mm socket should be here

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Hi Folks,I recently bought a refurbished Lenovo T420 which is a very nice piece of Kit, I am Hard of hearing and mostly use headphones for audio. However, this T420 seems to have something else other than the 3.5mm combo socket in place, on the right corner panel, just before the CD tray. The company I bought it from indicated that it should not be there and they suggested I try to  "Pry it out with a needle"?.Obviously I'm not going to do that untill I know what this is and why its there? I cannot connect normal head phones because there is no 3.5mm socket. Can anyone identify what this is please?3.5mm socket should be here

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Hello,I have a Lenovo T420 laptop 4236AR2 (integrated graphics Intel HD graphics 3000).Can you tell me what version of DisplayPort supports this machine: 1.0, 1.2 or 1.3 or something? Thank you in advance

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Hello I have tried to create GPS-connect but without success. I`m put the SIM-card (no in use) to the right place. I have checked the drivers and Device Manager but everything seems to be OK. I have no idea what else I can do? 

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Dear all,

I went through the different steps mentioned in "clean-up-factory-bloatware" article, apart from last point which consists of re-installing my machine! But still I have BSOD and it drives me crazy.

I attached the DM Log Collector results. Hope you'll be able to find what causes this.


Thanks for your help
Isma

A:[BSOD] Lenovo Thinkpad T420

Similar errors from NVIDIA,








  
Quote: Originally Posted by Arc


Though there are other issues, like some unnecessary nvidia services ...

Code:
BugCheck 7F, {8, 80050033, 406f8, fffff88004d5103f}

*** WARNING: Unable to verify timestamp for nvkflt.sys
*** ERROR: Module load completed but symbols could not be loaded for nvkflt.sys
Probably caused by : dxgmms1.sys ( dxgmms1!VidSchDdiNotifyInterruptWorker+ab )

Followup: MachineOwner
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You could try an older driver version.


Code:
Microsoft (R) Windows Debugger Version 6.2.9200.20512 X86
Copyright (c) Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.


Loading Dump File [C:\Users\admin\Downloads\LT-IT39-27_10_2014_134204_61\102714-6988-01.dmp]
Mini Kernel Dump File: Only registers and stack trace are available

Symbol search path is: SRV*c:\symbols*http://msdl.microsoft.com/download/symbols
Executable search path is:
Windows 7 Kernel Version 7601 (Service Pack 1) MP (4 procs) Free x64
Product: WinNt, suite: TerminalServer SingleUserTS
Built by: 7601.18409.amd64fre.win7sp1_gdr.140303-2144
Machine Name:
Kernel base = 0xfffff800`02c4b000 PsLoadedModuleList = 0xfffff800`02e8e890
Debug session time: Mon Oct 27 17:10:16.177 2014 (UTC + 6:00)
System Uptime: 0 days 0:13:32.859
Loading Kernel Symbols
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Hello everyone I bought one LCD screen with the resolution 1366x768 for my Lenovo t420 but the back light don't work pleas can someone help me  ps: sorry for my bad English 

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My laptop LCD has been out for awhile and I've been using with an external monitor, but I decided to fix the LCD so I ordered a new LCD screen for it. The lcd screen arrives, install it and picture still doesn't show up. I then thought maybe I just had a bad cable from motherboard to LCD so I replaced that.. still no luck.

I can see a faint image in the background, but it's very dark. Same with my original screen.

What's odd is before my original laptop would show a just scrambled picture of black and white-- which is why I originally thought it was LCD.

What would the next step be? To order a inverter? Do the symptoms above sound like it's a bad inverter?

A:Lenovo ThinkPad T420 Bad Inverter?

This may or may not answer your question.
How-to: Lenovo Laptop Dim LED Screen Backlight Fuse Repair

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Hello, It seems I installed a wrong software and I can't now start my wondows.So for the timebeing the boot screen are rebeeting over and over without reaching windows.Thinkvantage button/ F11 doesn't work. I can only access the boot/setup menu Is there any way to restore my system without reinstall the windows again? Thanks.

A:Lenovo T420 startup issue

Try using the step provided below.http://windows.microsoft.com/en-MY/windows-vista/Using-Last-Known-Good-Configuration




*Non Lenovo employee*I have a Y2P (i5) ... Feel free to ping me if you want me to test some applications with your Y2P if you have the same model. I don't mind keep doing recovery on it if needed .... =)

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I just got a refurbished Lenovo PC-Thinkpad T420.  I think my 420 is stoned.  When I try to face chat (or whatever you call it) I can't hear them but they can hear me.  Where do I go on my device to check to see if something is wrong with receiving voice?       

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