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Q: thinkpad T510 memory upgrade problem

Hi!I have a problem with a memory upgrade on the Lenovo ThinkPad T510. Currently I have 2x2GB moduls and wanted to install 2x4GB.When I put 2x4GB in , Windows does not boot, just hangs on a black screen (before win logo). I tried:a) 1 x 4 GB front slot (I get a blue screen of death)b) 1 x 4 GB  back slot(I get a blue screen of death)c) 1 x 2GB + 1 x 4GB (i get black screen)d) upgrading bios - go to a) :e) testing memory in another laptop [works] New memory is  : 4GB DDR3 1600MHz PC3-12800 CL11 KingstonWhat do I do?

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A: thinkpad T510 memory upgrade problem

Hi gbanina,I have the same problem when trying to use the same Kingston memory with my T510.Do you know to tell now whether this memory is not compatible with the T510 or it was just a bad memory card?Thanks!

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I've just installed the update to Windows 10 and suddenly the Thinkpad started to act in a totally unusual way, every hour or sometimes half an hour a BSOD appears and suddenly the Thinkpad reboots. I installed an original update but also a lot of features in Thinkpad don't work, like hotkeys and access connections... and reading about the support on the site  http://support.lenovo.com/us/en/products/laptops-and-netbooks/thinkpad-t-series-laptops/thinkpad-t51... there's no option for T510 and Windows 10, so what's up? I know that the issue is related to drivers and support, but there are "lower" versions of Thinkpad supported, so I don't understand. What should I do? Is there any pack with all the right drivers for Windows 10 and T510 or should I throw it away? I've never had any problem with my Thinkpad (I'm a big fan) but now I'm kind of dissapointed. If anyone have any clue on how to come back to life (as it was) my Thinkpad I will appreciate it. Thinkpad T510 Model 4313-CTO - Intel Core i7 M620 2.67 GHz - 6 GB RAM - 15.6" - 2 TB HD - Windows 10 Pro

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Running Windows 10.  C/D drive no longer works.  No problem, (I never use it) however I cannot keep the drive closed for any length of time.  It will automatically open (eject) whenever it feels like it.  I'd like to close it and have it remain closed.  Is there a way I can disable it so that it will no longer receive the eject command?  Duct tape is not doing the job.  Thanks.

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Running Windows 10.  C/D drive no longer works.  No problem, (I never use it) however I cannot keep the drive closed for any length of time.  It will automatically open (eject) whenever it feels like it.  I'd like to close it and have it remain closed.  Is there a way I can disable it so that it will no longer receive the eject command?  Duct tape is not doing the job.  Thanks.

A:C/D Drive Thinkpad T510

Hi StatBoy,
 
Welcome to the Community Forums.
 
There is a discussion here with fellow members using different methods of keeping the optical drive closed.
 
Personally, I would rather remove the drive as shown here in the hardware manual (page 71) giving more ventilation to the laptop or you may also want to consider replacing it with a caddy for additional storage.
 
I hope this helps answer your query.
Update us how it goes best for you.
 
Regards
 

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good morning guys, I am an Italian boy and I apologize If I have the wrong section,I purchased online an thinkpad t510 used Updated with Windows 10 operating systemMy problem is this: I can't tell if it has a webcam among the peripherals it does not appear, but in the ignition phase a white led lights up in the upper frame of the screen but nothing is visible,someone could help me please thank you and I apologize for the English I have translated online  

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how and where to install m2 ssd in t510 thinkpad?

A:installation of m2 ssd in t510 thinkpad

Hello and welcome.  It's not possible
 
The T510 predates m.2 by several generations. It also predates mSATA.  It has a mini-PCIe slot, but it does not support an SSD in that slot.
 
https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/ThinkPad-T400-T500-and-newer-T/2-Hard-drives-in-a-T510/td-p/795773
 
Z.

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T510 Thinkpad. Where is the ON\OFF switch to enable wireless internet? I can plug in and surf but cannot connect wireless? My other devices can, so it is just with this new\refurbished  T510. Thanks for any help.

A:T510 Thinkpad. Where is the ON\OFF swich

See the attached link.  The physcial switch is index 7.  OR do you mean on/off via software?  Thats Fn + F5. https://support.lenovo.com/us/en/solutions/pd025601

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Hello.  I purchased a used T510 a month ago, and I was using it with no problems.  All of a sudden, the laptop turned off and won't turn back on.  I tried a number of solutions such as a taking the power adapter and battery out and then hitting the power button 11 times with the 11th time being held down for 30 seconds.  However, I know there is power running through the laptop because the CD/DVD drive is able to eject.  Also, the battery light indicator at the back of the laptop constantly blinks after I hit power. Please help me if possible.  I know this is a used laptop, and it is buyer beware.  However, I'm just hoping to get a solution from the people here.  Thank you in advance.













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A:Thinkpad T510 won't turn on.

Remove all the RAM and try booting it. If it doesn't make a 1-3-3-1 beep, it's probably the motherboard.

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Hello, I want to confirm that the Thinkpad supports a 2 TB Seagate hard disk. Thinkpad T510 - 6 GB RAM - 500 GB HD - WIndows 10

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<p>I want to install a windows 8 1 on my laptop thinkpad t510, are there any major steps to doing that plus I'd be needing help on how to set the graphic card after installing. And lastly, is there anywhere i could getball the drivers? Thanks.</p>

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Please i need help sim card is not detected in T510 Thinkpad.

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Lenovo T510
Windows 7 Professional 64-bit
8 GB Ram
Windows Update Patches - Up-to-date

Issue - For the past couple of months, experiencing frequent blue screen of death failures on PC. Recently ran PC Doctor in DOS and it found no hardware issues. I'm assuming it is a driver.

Attached is a zip of the last few mini-dump files.

Any assistance and/or suggestions is appreciated.

A:BSOD On Lenovo ThinkPad T510

The crash dumps all point to your Intel networking driver - e1k62x64.sys. Please visit the Intel website and download the latest Windows 7 drivers for your network card.

Code:
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* Bugcheck Analysis *
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Use !analyze -v to get detailed debugging information.

BugCheck 1E, {ffffffffc0000005, fffff88008d3b6b0, 0, 0}

Unable to load image \SystemRoot\system32\DRIVERS\e1k62x64.sys, Win32 error 0n2
*** WARNING: Unable to verify timestamp for e1k62x64.sys
*** ERROR: Module load completed but symbols could not be loaded for e1k62x64.sys
Probably caused by : e1k62x64.sys ( e1k62x64+1aa35 )

Followup: MachineOwner
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* Bugcheck Analysis *
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Use !analyze -v to get detailed debugging information.

BugCheck 19, {22, fffffa8000000000, 0,... Read more

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I just got back to my relatively new laptop and it had shutdown after a BSOD. Any ideas on what this could be would be great. Here are some details about my computer:

lenovo thinkpad t510
intel i7 620m
nvidia nvs3100m
windows 7 pro 32 bit (original installed OS)
very new hardware/software

I have re installed windows 7, as I needed two partitions

I have attached a zip

thanks

A:Bsod on lenovo thinkpad t510

Hi and welcome to SF!

This is a pretty common issue with window 7. One of the thing I would like you to try is to do a system file check:
SFC /SCANNOW Command - System File Checker

You have some out of date driver:

Code:
Tppwr32v Tppwr32v.sys Thu Jun 12 21:27:57 2008 (4851DB2D)
ibmpmdrv ibmpmdrv.sys Thu May 31 04:52:39 2007 (465E9AE7)
smiif32 smiif32.sys Mon May 12 04:01:06 2008 (48280752)
psadd psadd.sys Mon Feb 19 12:56:45 2007 (45D9F2ED)
The first 2 drivers are belonged to Lenovo thinkpad Power manager drivers. Please download a newest version and install. I used to do that with my computer and it fixed the BSODs.

The 3rd driver I listed is belonged to SMI Driver for Lenovo system and the last one is belonged to Lenovo Parties Service Access Device Driver (SMBIOS). It can be an utility from Lenovo, take your time and find it on the lenovo driver website.

If none of the option work, I would go for a repair install
Here is one of the thread I used to work on, looks exactly the same as yours
http://www.sevenforums.com/crashes-d...e-screens.html

Regard,

Tuan

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Hi, I have a ThinkPad T510 and recently bought a genuine Lenovo 70++ Battery. I get an average of about 3 hours out of it. Lenovo Power Manager says it's in good condition with a Full Charge Capacity of 93.52 Wh. The battery was manufactured in July of this year (2016). I also have a stockpile of new genuine Lenovo 25+ Batteries at my work. They were manufactured in 2015 and can only last about an 1.5 hours. Is this normal? I don' t do gaming on my laptop and don't use it very heavily (I don't have multiple browser tabs open while running tons of other stuff at the same time). I've heard people getting 8 hours out of these batteries! Meanwhile, I carry around 5 genuine Lenovo batteries in my laptop bag so I don't run out at the end of the day! Any suggestions? My arms are getting tired!

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hello, I hope this is the right place to ask some Q about the IBM thinkpad G40 .. My son bought a second hand G40 some years back. It had/has only 256M memory. Now I want to upgrade the memory and I scanned the relevant web pages of Lenovo. Apparently the memory should be PC2100 or maybe PC2700 becasue of PC2100 availability ? (DDR)Now a cpu-z run on that laptop says the memory is PC2300 (142Mhz) so what gives ? Has this been put in to be on the safe side or ?and an additional Q .. can memory modules be mixed ? ie can I add a 512M PC2100 sodimm to get 768M ? or do I need to remove the original 256M and go for 2x 512M ?TIAImbsysop 










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A:Thinkpad G40 memory upgrade

Welcome to the forum! Your machine can run PC2100/2700 memory, and you can combine it, it will always run at PC2100 speed regardless of anything else. It can be mixed, no questions asked. If the G40 is Celeron powered, it will take up to 1Gb (2x512Mb) of RAM. If it's Pentium 4-powered, you can install up to 2Gb of RAM. Hope this helps.

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Hello. I would like to know if the newer models of Thinkpad T500 series can accept the keyboard from a Thinkpad T510? I currently own a T510, and if I were to buy a new Thinkpad, I would want to know that I could swap their keyboards and continue using my current one in the new laptop. I'm not interested in hearing defenses of the new keyboard or how good it is. I do not want to be told how wrong I am for preferring the old layout and key shape. If I buy a new Thinkpad I will give the new keyboard a fair shot for a couple of days, but I will not buy another Thinkpad unless I know for sure that I will not be required to use the chiclet keys if I don't want to. Priority one is for the browser back and forward keys to continue working as normal. If they become magically transformed into page up/page down keys it's no good. Has anyone ever attempted the transplant? Is it possible?













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A:Can I install a T510 keyboard in a new Thinkpad T5xx?

The T500 cannot use a newer generation keyboard. You can use older T60,T61,W500,etc. keyboards, though.
 
The T510 can currently only use a T510 or T520 keyboard.

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Hi, I am attempting to install Linux on my Thinkpad T510 however with BIOS I am not able to do so (system is refurbrished and has 2 recovery partitions I'm leary to delete). With that said, I was looking into converting to EFI to also possibly triple boot with Kali Linux as well. Currently my OS is Windows 10 Pro 64 bit which I know can support it but will my bios? Thanks for any help!

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I can't seem to find the windows 7 drivers for the Thinkpad T510 on the lenovo website.Where can I find them?













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A:Where can I find the Windows 7 drivers for Thinkpad T510?

Good day and welcome to the community.Please visit: https://download.lenovo.com/eol/ to find the drivers for your machine.
 
Hope this helps.Regards.

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Howdy All! I just ordered a Thinkpad P70 with a XEON 1505-M processor. It comes with one 16gb ECC memory module. I want to add 3 more and when I checked Crucial.com's memory upgrade options, it only list 1x16GB NON-ECC memory modules! So two questions: 1) Can I mix the 1x16GB ECC memory module with 3 NON-ECC 1x16 modules? 2) How hard is it to install memory in the P70? My last couple of mobile workstations have been Dell M Precisions and adding memory was EASY (no need to remove the keyboard ,etc)! Thanks in advance! Aggie85

A:Thinkpad P70 Memory Upgrade Questions!

Aggie1985 wrote:1) Can I mix the 1x16GB ECC memory module with 3 NON-ECC 1x16 modules? 2) How hard is it to install memory in the P70? My last couple of mobile workstations have been Dell M Precisions and adding memory was EASY (no need to remove the keyboard ,etc)!About 1: It might be possible to mix ECC with non-ECC modules, but you would lose the error detection on all modules then. Since non-ECC modules are only slightly cheaper I would not recommend it. About 2: for the P50 it is a piece of cake to install memory, it should be no different on the P70.  As for memory: Lenovo currently uses Samsung modules. So if you want to go for the same 16GB ECC modules check for M474A2K43BB1-CPB. I do not know about Cruicial, but at least Transcend also got 16GB ECC modules (check for TS2GSH72V1B). I cannot say anything about the Transcend modules, but I installed two of the 16GB Samsung modules (besides the 8GB module that was already in) in my P50 had no problem so far (even checked with Memtest86+ for a whole night). Cubbi

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How can I be sure to get the right memory upgrade for my IBM Thinkpad [email protected] 2373 ans how can I tell how much memory it can take?
 

A:Memory Upgrade for IBM ThinkPad T42 2372

Sorry it is an IBM ThinkPad T42 2373...i have the specs from Everest if that helps?
 

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Hello, I have a new x1 extreme gen 2 Part No: 20MFCTO1WW with 16 GB DDR4 2666MHz. I would like to go to 32 or 64 GB if I can.  Could anybody suggest what memory I should buy and where? Thanks in advance, Ricky

A:ThinkPad X1 Extreme memory upgrade?

You can have up to 64GB (2 X 32GB).  The part numbers for the 32GB SODIMMs are 01AG871 or 01AG861.  Other configurations are possible depending on thether you have 2 X 8GB or 1 X 16GB and what you want to end up with,

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I am looking for memory upgrade options from 1x8GBSearching internet returns Crucial website for compatible sodimm  Option 1: get 1x 16GB  = total 24GBOption 2: get 2x 16GB = total 32GB Q1: I read some where that it is important to have two identical RAM. Perhaps I would go for option 2. Any suggestion Q2: For option 2, there are 2400 [CT2K16G4SFD824A] or 2666 [CT2K16G4SFD8266] version.The X1 unit came with 2666 8GB RAM, is it better to go for 2666 version, even through it is written in manual that the max support speed is 2400? Q3: Please share your choices for X1 extreme memory upgrade?   

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Currently I am trying to upgrade memory modules on my ThinkPad P51 of type 20HH. It was planned to have maximum, i.e. 64 GB, instead of original 8 GB. After some research four of Crucial 16 GB DDR4-2400 SODIMM CT16G4SFD824A have been obtained. With absolutely no problems two of them have been inserted in slots under the bottom cover. On that stage the laptop starts up and works perfectly with total 40 GB of RAM consisted of new 32 GB and original 8 GB. However, after adding a new memory module under the keyboard and/or replacing original 8 GB memory module with new 16 GB, and/or even putting original 8 GB memory module in the neighbouring slot, the laptop doesn't start up. Several attempts have been done to solve this problem, i.e. BIOS has been updated to 1.47 version, CMOS battery has been removed and returned back to its place, SSD drive has been removed and returned back to its place, the laptop has been turned on with a battery only, with AC power adapter only and with both of them. Nothing of the listed above helped to solve a problem. Did someone face the same problem? Is there a solution for it?

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Hello everyone, this is my first post here so pm me if you have questions because I will blow through this quickly: Have you installed/upgraded to win 10? do you have no bluetooth driver or even the option to get it? Well I took 2-3 hours to figure it out so you don't have to! First make sure that bluetooth is enabled in your bios (F1 at startup) the setting is tucked away in there, mine was diabled for some reason. Second install the "universal" win 10 DRIVER from Intel which is NOT ON THE SUPPORT SITE: http://downloadmirror.intel.com/25172/eng/WP-BT_17.1.1529.1613_t64.exe Third: Download and install this overlay key crap that lenovo has on thier support site called on screen display (for win 10) can't find it, the site had crashed for me. Fourth: restart computer Fif: launch C:\DRIVERS\HOTKEY\OSD\F5\TpFnF5.exe and use the gui to enable bluetooth A bluetooth icon should pop on your home bar tool tray, led should also come on indicating it is active, and also under devices in windows 10 you should be able to toggle it on and pair devices (you can also get there by double clicking the icon)  thank me now or later, but lenovo's support for windows 10 compliantcy is disgusting. I love my T510 and only this once has let me down. bad lenovo, BAD!

A:Lenovo Thinkpad T510 Windows 10 bluetooth not show...

I'll thank you now. I had them same issue as you on my T510 and figured there's got to be a driver out there somewhere. Couldn't find anything in Lenovo support and no reference to any testing or pending support for T510 with windows 10. Your solution worked. I checked BIOS and found it was enabled for bluetooth. All I did after that was step 2 in your post and got the driver. At that point I thought I'd just give it a go and see what happens. Went to the TpFnF5.exe (on my computer it was in  C:\SWTOOLS\DRIVERS\HOTKEY\OSD\F5\TpFnF5.exe) launched it, turned on the bluetooth radio and was back in business. Connected to a bluetooth boombox and it worked no problem.  I put a shortcut to that file in my task bar so I don't need to screw around with getting the F5 hotkey going. Upgraded to windows 10 5 days ago. So far everything I normally use on the T510 is working properly. Unless the thing blows up tomorrow, I don't know why Lenovo so far hasn't supported it for win 10. Thanks again.

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Hello All, This is my first post on this forum so bare with me please. Also English is my second language so i appologize in advance for all my errors in that matter as well. I Have a ThinkPad T510, and im having an incredibly hard time installing Windows 10 on it.I've bought the laptop from a friend of mine that had windows 10 on it and it got locked up and he didnt know the password plus it was time for him to get a new laptop and so he did. Here are where my probems began. I Took the Hard drive out and formatted it on my other laptop, so that i could do a clean windows 10 install. When in inserted the hard drive back into the laptop and plugged in my Windows 10 USB i found that the Windows 10 logo pops out and then the whole computer just shuts down and restarts. two times very briefly i saw a blue error message screen i happen to be recording the second time. Error Message said " Kernel Security Check Failure"  Now ive done alot of things to try to make it work but to no avail. - Reset bios to default settings and with taking out the battery- Drained the computer that is ( took out the battery, unplugged, drained capacitors ( Residual Charge ), - Took one Ram stick ( Comp has 2 x 4 gb ) tried to install and nothing same situation, did the same thing with the other ram stick, same situation- Played with Bios Settings Nothing worked. Now here is a kicker i put in a windows XP 32-bit system CD in and after i got a blue screen of d... Read more

A:ThinkPad t510 wont let me clean install windows 10 help

I am assuming the password lost was a windiws password.  I would download win 10 from Microsoft on a different machine to create a thumb drive.
 
https://www.microsoft.com/en-au/software-download/windows10
 
If possible, update the T510's BIOS to the latest version from a bootable CD/DVD. 
 
Delete all the partitions on the T510's drive so that you will install into unallocated space.  Boot from the win 10 USB stick and install

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The current configuration of my system (as bought) is 4Gb RAM.  According to the specifictions, it is upgradable to 8Gb.  I had a conversation with Sales Support via Chat trying to find the correct part number for 8Gb memory to replace the 4Gb.  I was told that as my system is still under warranty, I would need to contact Technical Support for this to happen.  Having done a number of searches on this forum, would I be right in suspecting that the existing 4Gb is soldered in to place - hence the need for a Warranty call to upgrade.  I was advised that any attempt to make the change myself would void the warranty.Any thoughts please.










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A:Memory upgrade Thinkpad Yoga 11e Windows 8.1

http://thinkpads.com/support/hmm/hmm_pdf/tp_11e_yoga11e_hmm_en_sp40f29949.pdfThis seems to say there's one stick of socketed RAM.The bottom cover and the memory module are both marked as "optional-service CRU", so you won't really void warranty by replacing it yourself.The required RAM specification is this: PC3-12800 DDR3L SDRAM 1600MHz SODIMM. Just find an 8GB stick with those specs.

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Hi all, My Lenovo G575 is a few years old, but still works. I have only 1 RAM memory slot soldered onto motherboard. Windows 10 is installed, but quite slow on the internet. Can i upgrade RAM memory from 4gb 1066 speed to one single 8gb card? will it use 8gb or just 4gb? Any options to make internet faster, as i do have BT Fibre and only a few metres from router? Thanks all.

A:ThinkPad W510 RAM Memory Upgrade / Installation

OldComputer1999 wrote:
Hi all,
 
My Lenovo G575 is a few years old, but still works. I have only 1 RAM memory slot soldered onto motherboard. Windows 10 is installed, but quite slow on the internet. Can i upgrade RAM memory from 4gb 1066 speed to one single 8gb card? will it use 8gb or just 4gb? Any options to make internet faster, as i do have BT Fibre and only a few metres from router?
 
Thanks all.

From the parts list of the Maintenance Manual - your computer will only accept 4gb modules.  If you only have one socket on the motherboard, you are limited to a single 4gb stick.  Usually the system has the option for two memory modules, so I would suggest contacting Lenovo support by phone to discuss this situation.
 
Cheers.
 
CB

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This morning I received my order for new memory for my laptop and after getting all excited... it didn't work   Old memory was: 1x HMT41GS6AFR8ANew memory is: 2x KVR16LSE11/8 I tried all combinations (new banks alone, 2gether with old, different slot, etc), it just never boots (no BIOS screen, nothing). I this topic: https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/ThinkPad-S-Series-ThinkPad-Yoga/Thinkpad-S540-RAM-Upgrade/td-p/1542834 I read:Your system will support DDR3 PC3-12800 & DDR3 PC3-14900 DDR3 (non-ECC), as your system was shipped with DDR3 PC3-12800, I suggest you to go for the same. You can check with 4GB PC3-12800 DDR3L SDRAM 1600MHz SODIMM.

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I know that the L520 allows a maximum memory of 8 GB. Do I have to use each slot to get maximun memory (4 + 4) or can I install a single 8 GB stick into a single slot and leave the other empty? If I can use the 8 + 0 method, does it make any difference as to which slot I install the stick? Additionally, does it make any difference in speed if I use the PC3-10600 memory or PC-12800 memory? i7 - 2620M processor

A:ThinkPad L520 RAM Memory Upgrade / Installation

I'm of the opinion a L520 will support 16GB, at least my T520 and both X220 I have do so. And they're the same generation as yours
 
Generally speaking it's better to have two sticks for dual channel, 2x 4GB should be better than 1x 8GB. Although the difference may not be so noticeable in normal daily usage.

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Hi Guys. I have a Thinkpad T410i notebook with Windows 7 64-bit installed.It has 2x 2GB a RAM in it. I want to upgrade it to 2x 4GB.I got the RAM installed, in the BIOS its okay but Windows won't start. The loading screen freezes, in safemode it stuck at classpnp.sys, I tried renameing it to classpnp.old, after that its stuck at disk.sys.Windows recovery doesn't load. I loaded it with a Ubuntu live USB stick and that works. The ram is Kingston4GB Module - DDR3L 1600MHzPart Number: KVR16LS11/4Specs: DDR3L , 1600MHz , Non-ECC , CL11 , 1.35V , Unbuffered, SODIMM Is this not a good memory for Thinkpad T410i?    

A:Thinkpad T410i memory upgrade issue

Welcome to the forum!
 
If it works with Ubuntu is definitevely a Windows issue. Did you try to start in safe mode? Press F8 immediately after the ThinkPad logo appears when booting.
 
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Hi This is my first post to the forum. Regrettably I must start with a problem. Following suggestions on this forum I decided to upgrade RAM in my X200 to 8 GB. I bought 2 4GB chips branded by G.Skill http://www.gskill.com/en/product/f3-1600c11d-8gsl I was very disappointed to find the memory doesn't work. The machine won't start (black screen) with several pipping sounds.I suppose they mean DIMM problem. When I replaced the original memory chips everything is normal. Is this at all impossible and I should go for another memory ?Could possibly BIOS upgrade help ? I'd be very grateful for any comments and suggestions. Cheers,Chris

A:Thinkpad X200 memory upgrade failure

Welcome to the forum!
 
Unfortunately X200's are very picky with DDR3-12800 (DDR3-1600) like the ones you bought.
 
I would advice to buy DDR3-10600 (DDR3-1333) or DDR3-8500 (DDR3-1066) RAM. I would also recommend you to avoid the "Value RAM" line from Kingston, the "Value Select" line from Corsair (other lines from those brands are ok) and any no-name brand from eBay and similar shops.
 
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Hi all, Just bought brand new Thinkpad P51 (20hh0014rt). All latest software updates installed.Now I'm trying to upgrade memory and installing Kingston HyperX HX424S14IBK2/32 kit of 2 x 16Gb in two the slots under the bottom cover - my notebook doesn't boot in this configuration (I press ON button, I can see power LED is on and hear the cooling system, but nothing happens...)When I remove this two memory modules - notebook bootup without problems. This modules are ok at 200% - I'm writing this right now at my Thinkpad P470 with both those modules installed. Is there any way of how I can use this memory with my P51? Thanks!

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I was wondering whether somebody could shed some light on this issue. I am (as many more I guess) suffering from memory shortcut on my S440. Now I just stumbled uppon a new upgrade option from Curcial:http://www.crucial.com/usa/en/ct204864bf160b Is this module compatible with a S440 i7 4500u? BIOS might be an issue as far as I read.













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A:Thinkpad S440 16GB memory upgrade

No,  It won't work and the problem isn't the BIOS or a Lenovo limitation.  You have a 4th gen CPU  i7-4500u.  The 16GB modules only work on 5th gen or later

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I have looked at the forum posts regarding the "0190 critical low-battery error" boot up problem, but mine seems a little different.  My problem with my T510 Thinkpad (Windows 7, 64 bit) is as follows: (1)  When I attempt to boot up with the AC adapter only (no battery) I get the 0190 error.  The T510 afterwards shuts down immediately.  I cannot seem to get into the BIOS by pressing the ThinkVantage button to interrupt the boot up process. (2)  When I put in a good battery, even one charaged at only 10-15% or more, then I can boot into Windows with no problem.  My T510 must have a battery in place in order to boot up.  The AC adapter alone gives the 0190 error as mentioned.  (my AC adapter is standard Lenovo issue). (3)  One would think this points to a problem with the AC adapter, but it's important to note that my battery will still charge up to 100% if the AC adapater is plugged in!  Therefore, the adapter is not totally disfunctional.  While the machine gets the 0190 error on the adapter alone, the adapter is capable of charging the battery. (4)  I should note that I'm using the latest BIOS v.1.5.2 for the T510, as of June 29, 2015. (5)  Note also that others with the 0190 issue seem to have the opposite problem.  Namely, they can boot up with the AC adapter only, but have trouble with the battery in place.   My questions:  What can I do to get rid of the 0190 err... Read more

A:T510 Thinkpad: 0190 critical low-battery error (new variation?)

Hi Jim_Rockford,
 
Welcome to Lenovo Community!
 
This kind of issue occurs either with power circuit of the laptop or with the power adapter, is there anyone who is using the same model laptop, so that we can verify changing the adapter.
 
This might not resolve the issue but you can check with performing power drain. To perform please remove the AC power adapter & battery, after that press and hold the power button for 30 seconds perform this step for 2 or more times.
 
Hope this helps. Do post back if issue persists!
 
Best regards,
Hemanth Kumar





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I recently purchased a Yoga 11e 20d9 model and so far I'm loving it.  However, I wanted to upgrade the memory from 4gb to 8gb.  I purchased Crucial 8GB Single DDR3 1600 MT/s (PC3-12800) as all the reviews I read said this was okay to use, however, everytime I install the memory and I try to charge the laptop at the same time it crashes.  I can run windows 10 perfectly without issue up until I try to charge it.  I can charge ther laptop when the laptop is off but for the life of me I can't get it to coexist.  I installed the original ram and everything works perfectly.   Even if I'm in bios, as soon as I plug in the charger the laptop will crash.  It literally has rips on the screen and everything fades out.  As soon as I unplug it, the laptop works flawlessly.   I returned the memory and got a replacement and it does the same exact thing.  I updated both the BIOS and battery firmware.  I am out of ideas.  Any help would be appreciated.  

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Hey Lenovo Enthusiasts! I am about to purchase the Lenovo Thinkpad 550s, and I am tempted to purchase the baseline memory (4GB) and storage (512GB) HDD.  I want to make sure that I can indeed upgrade the memory to 16GB of RAM and the storage to a 256 (or 512) GB SSD. In my research earlier on, I noticed that somebody had posted a link to the parts list:https://download.lenovo.com/parts/ThinkPad/w550s_frubom_20150130.pdf I don't know what half of this technical jargon is, but from what I gather, I have found an SSD made by Samsung on Amazon, and an 8GB memory made by Data Memory Systems that seem to abide. SSD:http://www.amazon.com/Samsung-256GB-2-5-Inch-Internal-MZ-7KE256BW/dp/B00LMXBOP4 Memory:http://www.datamemorysystems.com/parts/lenovo/03X6657/ Questions:1) Could somebody wiser than me please verify that these products will work for the w550s? I was going to purchase them from Crucial, as they say that is is "100% compatible" but I am not sure still.Crucial: http://www.crucial.com/usa/en/compatible-upgrade-for/Lenovo/thinkpad-w550s 2) In regards to the warranty, does anyone know if I were to mess up the data preloaded on the HDD that is put in the laptop, by trying to transfer it to the SSD, would the warranty cover fixing this? Kind regards,Spencer

A:Lenovo Thinkpad W550s Memory upgrade to 16GB and S...

Very disappointing. Yes, I have the same problem (son, since it is your problem!). I note that over 189 people have at least looked at this question you asked before we decided to have you purchase the W550S...and after calling tech support one last time after my son purchased the machine (and was told there should be no issue)-we see BSOD multiple times within an hour.  They happen so quickly that it is hard to even note what the error message is.... I replaced his 512 HD with Samsung SSD 512GB drive. I used a disk duplicator-everything seemed to go great. Then I put in 16GB of RAM-again, everything seemed great. However, the notebook is only now being used frequently as my son is starting school now-and as said above, the BSOD is making me think this has something to do with the SSD or RAM replacement. Yes, obviously, it's fairly easy to replace with the original parts and see if the problem goes away-but he wanted the SSD and more RAM, so even if that fixes the issue-we will likely get rid of the notebook. BUT:  here is what disappoints me:  absolutely no comment on my son's original questions. I'm guessing I won't get input from Lenovo either....will try to call tomorrow, but we are almost beyond the point where we need to return the SSD/RAM and notebook if we want our money back. A little guidance from Lenovo would be appreicated before we need to make a decision.. Thanks,Steve

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I recently upgraded my T500 to a SSD and 8 gbtyes ram.  The diagnostics recognize the 8 gbyte upgrade but state only 4 gbytes are usuable.  I thought the machine maximum was 8.  Is there anything else I need to do to make the machine use the memory.
 
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A:Thinkpad T500 Memory Upgrade - Stupid Question Tim...

The ThinkPad T400 and T500 datasheet states that it can handle up to 8GB of RAM, so it should work unless you are running a 32-bit version of Windows, in which case the maximum RAM that can be addressed by the OS is 4GB regardless of how much RAM you install.       The Windows license key is valid for both 32 and 64-bit, but to go from 32-bit to 64-bit, you would have to uninstall and reinstall Windows. Windows Install Media Download Links,https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/software-download/windows7https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/software-download/windows8https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/software-download/windows10 Hope that helps,

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Hello to everybody,Recently I have bought a Lenovo Thinkpad X220 and I want to increase the memory, (by default is 4 GB) to 8GB or 16 GB. if it is possible. My question is if this laptop support without any problems or errors 16GB RAM of memory, because officially it is only 8GB.RAM, but I have seen on internet, people with 16GB Ram in this laptop, Are there any problem with this? If so, upgrade to 10GB or 12GB RAM would be posible instead? Also I want to increase the capacity in my laptop (by default is 320 GB.HDD), and I want to put a 500 GB SSD Disc, and if is possible to maintain both the Hard Disc anda SSD Disc, it would be possible to put SSD Disc into the PCI Express slot and mantain the Hard Disc at the same time. Or the only possibility is to replace the Hard Disc for a SSD Disc?Thank you very much,Regards.

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Has anybody upgraded the Ram in their Lenovo Thinkpad Yoga type 20CD from 4GB to 16GB? Thanks, Vasu 

A:Memory Upgrade Yoga Thinkpad Type 20CD

Welcome to the forums!
 
In regards to your question I doubt you will find anyone that has upgraded the RAM on this model since its soldered and and has no extra sockets.  See psref.
 
http://psref.lenovo.com/Product/Think_Tablets_and_Convertibles/ThinkPad_Yoga
 

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I've just got my corporate Lenovo T510 and I want to upgrade the memory (it came only with 2 GB) to 8 GB and was thinking of buying Corsair RAM 8 GB (2 x 4 GB) - SO DIMM 204-pins - DDR3 (CM3X8GSDKIT1066) - 1066 MHz (PC3-8500) - Non-ECC - CL7. But will 2 x 4 GB modules with 1066 MHz work? Or do I have to get DDR4 1333 MHz ones? I'm looking at http://www.lenovo.com/us/en/PDFs/ThinkPad_T410_T510_Datasheet.html where it says:Memory? Up to 6GB 1067MHz DDR3 (4GB 1333MHz + 2GB 1067MHz)? Up to 8GB 1333MHzDDR4 (4GB 1333MHz x2)

A:What memory to use for T510?

The ThinkPad T510 supports both 1066MHz and 1333MHz modules. There should be no problem in running 8GB 1066MHz DDR3 memory. If you were to configure a T510 with 6GB of memory, you would receive a laptop with a 2GB 1066MHz module and a 4GB 1333MHz module. It's possible that Lenovo only stocks 1333MHz 4GB modules, or maybe the price difference (for Lenovo) is negligible and there's no reason to stock both 1066MHz and 1333MHz @ 4GB capacity.In other words, the datasheet only lists what Lenovo installs on each laptop if configured with 6GB or 8GB of memory.





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Ragarding my Thinkpad T510 laptop. Windows 10 (64-bit) installed with 8gb. However, it will only allow 2.93gig RAM to be used. Have tried all mannaer of attempts to cure. When I uncheck "maximum memory" on "Boot advanced options" it defaults back to "0" maximum memory after re-boot and will not save as 8096mb RAM. Have tried other fixes via command prompt, but all to no avail. Anyone any ideas how I can get my 5.07gig RAm back in use????

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Made several attempts to upgrade perfectly working T510.  Even with Download Tool, upgrade blocked because CPU has no "NX."  Can this be fixed?













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A:T510 Win 10 Upgrade CPU Incompatible

What CPU are you trying to use?  What BIOS version?  Are there BIOS options set?  I don't have a T510 to check, but there may be options for PAE or something like it.

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Hey guys, so recently I purchased a Lenovo T510 laptop, upgraded it to windows 10, and decided to upgrade the RAM in it (the stock 2GB just won't do), knowing that the most RAM it can be upgraded to is 8gb, I purchased G.SKILL Ripjaws Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) RAM from newegg here is the linkhttp://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...I did the research before hand and seen that this RAM should be compatible with the T510, so I powered off the system, removed the battery, and went to town and 5 minutes later had it all put back together. Upon powering up it would boot to the windows start screen, then shut off, reboot to the windows start screen, shut off, and would repeat this process indefinitely. I checked the BIOS and the RAM is registering and all is fine on that end as far as I know. So after about 2 hours  of trouble shooting and looking through forums, I decided to put back in the stock 2GB ram and it boots fine again, anyone have any suggestions on what to do to get it to accept the 8 gigs of Ripjaws?

A:Lenovo T510 won't boot after RAM upgrade.

You bought low-voltage (DDR3L, 1.35V).  You need DDR3 1.5V

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After struggling with a Windows 10 upgrade to my T510 that came bundled with Windows 7, I finally got the Creators update (1703) to run.  Now comes along the FALL Creators Update (1709) which will NOT run.  I spoke to Microsoft about this difficulty (since Lenovo has no communication channel for their customers) and they told me that this was an issue for Lenovo to fix.  I have 3 different Lenovo PCs, 2 of which have upgraded successfully to 1709.  I paid over 3 times as much for my prized ThinkPad laptop than for my other 2 Lenovo desktops.. I may be a slow learner, but it appears to me that if Lenovo doesn't fix this current issue with 1709 on the T510, I will be left with a useless doorstop,  I have  paused updates for the time being, but Lenovo has got to get on the stick.  This does not impress me much.  Is there someone in this forum that can get Lenovo's attention and tell them how important it is to get this fixed?  Between Lenovo and Microsoft, I am about ready to go with a Chromebook or migrate to Linux.  I may well have purchased my last Lenovo product,

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