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Other companies have already announced new 2019 laptops, nothing from Lenovo yet. What is wrong?

Q: Other companies have already announced new 2019 laptops, nothing from Lenovo yet. What is wrong?

Why there is still no announcement of new Thinkpad?

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A: Other companies have already announced new 2019 laptops, nothing from Lenovo yet. What is wrong?

What? New thinkpads (L & E series) have been launching all over the place already. Not only that, Lenovo hasn't even presented yet. Why would they announce something at CES when their event is still an hour and a half away? Link:11AM PST 7JAN19 https://www.lenovo.com/us/en/events/ces/ Though their UK site shows an extra day.

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I have some white / blank box that appears in Outlook 2019 / Excel 2019 after my computer goes to sleep. The only way to get it to go away is restarting Outlook / Excel. Any ideas how to fix this?It wasn't happening with my old Yoga 3 Pro... but since I got my new Yoga 920 it's happenning....and it's REALLY ANNOYING!

A:Lenovo YOGA 920 (92013IKB) - White Box in Outlook 2019 / Excel 2019 after computer goes to sleep

MORE DETAILS from another user reporting the same problem...https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/all/windows-10-1809-cannot-change-screen-brightnes... Windows 10 1809: floating white shapes on screenAfter updating to Windows 10 version 1809, I have experienced several strange issues with my display. I am using a Lenova Yoga 920 laptop. These problems go away after rebooting the computer, but then re-emerge after using the computer for a while, and persist until I reboot again. It is getting very irritating, and interfering with my work.  - A mysterious floating white circle appeared on my desktop background. I cannot click on or interact with it, and changing the desktop background does not remove the circle. Then, a second circle appeared. Now, there is also a floating white rectangle. The rectangle poses the biggest issue, because it remains on TOP of whatever other windows I have open, constantly obstructing part of my screen unless I reboot the computer. The circles remain on the desktop background. I have attached a picture of these weird white artifacts on my display. Things I have already tried:- Installing all available Windows patches and updates- Updating graphics driver- Checking/unchecking auto-brightness settings

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What do companies do when an employee returns a laptop or exchanges an old one for a new one? What would they do with Instant Messenger chat logs, favorites, emails, and any other personal information that may have been left on the computer?

If the computer is old and they are probably not going to give it to another employee, what would they do with it at that point?

Does anyone know what policies are, or if you've worked in the business what are standard practices ( what really goes on?)
 

A:What do companies do with returned laptops?

It would depend on the company and their awareness of security/privacy issues, also their policy on personal use of business laptops. Plus their budget for supporting those policies.
A good company should ensure that all personal info was cleared out before giving it to another employee.
If it's being discarded, the hard drive should be securely wiped to remove personal or commercially sensitive info.

Richard
 

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Lenovo Dock 40AN0135US or 40AC0135US Which ones of these is better? The AN seems to have the USB 3.1 vs the AC having the older 3.0 USB. Also the AN does not have the VGA. Does the speed difference great in terms of the US 3.1 vs 3.0 as a 5 or 10gbps? Will the Lenovo Dock 40AN0135US support 2 monitors connecting to the HDMI 3.1 ports at the same time with no problems?

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Hello all, I have a question regarding my purchase of the C940 UHD. Checking the display in a dark room I noticed quite a bit of bleed to the panel. I attached a photo for review. Is this normal or would it be best to return for a replacement?  Feedback would be greatly appreciated. Thanks!

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I have a Lenovo G560 with an Intel HM55 Express Chipset, version 2.12 of BIOS, a Pentium P6200 CPU, and no dedicated graphics. I also have a brain-full of forum knowledge, lol. My EXACT question is this... Can I upgrade my CPU to an Intel Core i7-640M? According to my research, this processor is the fastest, best processor that is compatible with my computer's chipset, and I understand that some have already tried to use this processor only to find that it does not work. But since it is a semi-new year, and I'm not even sure if I have the latest BIOS yet, I want to try to upgrade in order to have a long term laptop. I've seen on some forums that the CPU didn't work, but the forums were dated. I've also seen that the lenovo G560 sometimes came with a dedicated graphics card from AMD/NVidia (although my PC does not have this), could this be a possible compatibility issue? Lenovo says the G560 can accept an i5-520M. But I don't see a reason it shouldn't work, except for a possible BIOS whitelist. But even then, I have seen on another dated forum that lenovo does whitelist WLAN cards, but not CPUs.

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I am looking for some examples of major companies that tried to implement a certain type of software and the software did not work out for the company...
One exmaple is like Nike and the i2 software, Nike implemented this supply management software and it went terribly wrong... Nike pointed the finger at i2 and we all know how that goes. I am looking for some more examples, any idea?

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Hi , I am trying to dual-boot my S540( bought in June 2019) with Windows 10 and Ubuntu 18.04 LTS.I have allocated a separate partition, and boot to Ubuntu pen drive..but somehow Ubntu cannot detect my "unallocated" partition meant for Ubuntu installation. I have already disable Secure Boot in BIOS.  Have anyone successfully installed Linux as second OS? Thanks 

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Creator Information: V-R4019-4463Creator's name: PraphanCreator's contact number: Creator's email: [email protected] Severity ( Sev 1/2/3/4 ): 2(Only use Sev 1 if it?s Critical Situation)
Machine Serial : PF15ZWWR 
Root cause Identified:  key not responsereported:Keyboard not working Can we replace part under warranty MTM / Product ID:81EK00MBTA
Part Requested : 5CB0R08864Description :UpperCase L 81EK W/KB PTN FP BL TI

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 Hello Lenovo,  - - -  A while back i was doing some , Updates and maintenance through The Lenovo Update Tools All went just fine in face it went very smooth on all 3 of the Lenovo Thinkpad Lenovo T Sires laptop i was  T420, T430, & T-430s. At the end of all the other updates.  Next was time for the BIOS to update. The BIOS  update  went fine it processed right along all automated.  The systems went through the BISO UPDATE all systems ended up booting into the Windows OS's respectively. I went through the T420 first I rebooted to go into the BIOS to see what setting might be new.  It prompted me for a Password and  THAT was ODD and all NEW.  I did not have a BISO or BOOT Security / PW setup in the BIOS at all. I was able to access my BIOS on each system via ENTER at L BOOT LENOVO Splash Screen the n F1 to make next choice and go straight to the BIOS. Make changed Save with changed and exit.. NOT NOW :-( Turns out all 3 of the Thinkpad 420, T430 and T430s each asked for a password to Access the  BIOS.  I  I have no idea what password might be.  I have tested several time  watch youtube, Called Lenore 4 or more time and nothing works. Lenovo would not provide any support unless I paid. I was willing to pay and See if support ( Who are 3rd party Pay as you go Provided who act as if the are Lenovo ) et was A REAOLUTION FOR EACH MODEL TYPE, The one thing i have not tried to do i... Read more

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I switched of my machine in perfect condition yesterday night, there were two wimdows 10 updates one was a security update and the other was I think a ,Net or 1903, something like this  now today morning when I am trying to work the machine is not booting and the dotted circle is moving in a circular motion like it usually does but its been doing that for the past 2 and a half hours. Do not have a clue as to what needs to be done, Harddrive indicator (white light) is on but not blinking, caps lock and num locks are both responding and there is no unusual sound. Looking for possible solution

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Creator Information: V-R4019-3860
Creator's name: PraphanCreator's contact number: Creator's email: [email protected] Severity ( Sev 1/2/3/4 ): 2(Only use Sev 1 if it?s Critical Situation)
Machine Serial: YD025ED7
Root cause Identified: Keyboard failed 
reported: Keyboard not working Can we replace part under warranty MTM / Product ID:80XE006VTA
Part Requested : 5N20N21169Description :KYB 3N 80XE THA BK Backlit

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I have done all the task guided at several forums but neither is working. Error message vantage generates is also attached. kindly guide for a possible solution. I am using G50-80 machine

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I have a Lenovo Yoga 720-13IKB. The fingeprint sign-in option has been disabled by latest windows 10 update. I was able to getit running by applying the AllowDomainPINLogon fix in the registry. It fixed the problem for a while but after the last windows update, the fix stopped working. I uninstalled and re-installed the most recent driver from the lenovo website but I realized the most recent driver is from May 2017, so it does not address any of the issues brought by recent windows updates.  Right now, the Device Manager shows Error Code 10. I'm resorting to the forum to see if anyone has had a similar issue recentrly and if there's a fix. Thank you all J 

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Lenovo - X1C7 - X1 Carbon 7th Generation 2019 -  Pre-Order Start and Delivery Dates? Hi there! I am in the market to update my X1 Carbon 1st Gen(!) to the current, upcoming X1 Carbon 7th Gen (X1C7). Obviously, the only available option currently (as of January 28, 2019) on Lenovo.com is the X1 Carbon 6th Gen.May I ask if anyone knows when pre-order will begin and when delivery will start please?I saw the initial press announcement at CES that "delivery is June 2019", though that is very broad and doesn't differentiate between pre-order start date and actual delivery date.Thank you in advance.

A:Lenovo - X1C7 - X1 Carbon 7th Generation 2019 - Pre-Order Start and Delivery Dates?

Typically, Lenovo puts the laptops up for sale when they're ready to ship. So probably late May or early June would be when you can pre-order one, with delivery in June as well. 
 
Hope that helps. 

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Hi guys, This morning System Update ran and installed a bunch of the newest March 2019 updates. The big one was the Intel Management Engine. After rebooting, when my Thunderbolt 3 Dock is plugged into my Lenovo P52 it freezes on the POST screen with the Lenovo logo. If i unplug the dock it boots fine, plug the dock in after the OS is booted, things work fine. Its just during the POST during secure boot. I tried reflashing the Thunderbolt firmware to the 11/2018 to no avail, reflashed the dock with version 3.x of the firmware (latest) no difference, downgraded the firmware on the dock, changed the boot support methods for thunderbolt, so on and so forth.  Its strange it doesn't get past the logo screen it just sits. Is there another version of the Thunderbolt firmware i should be using besides the November 2018? I really would not like to peel back all the different updates that it updatedAnybody got any ideas? Is there a way to find what the cause is? Honestly i can unplug the dock when i reboot and plug it back in within a second after the POST screen and things work as normal. Its just a pain.

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Hi, Guys.

Do you know about the Microsoft Release for CVE-2019-0708 | Remote Desktop Services Remote Code Execution Vulnerability this May 14, 2019?

Are the security updates for this considered emergency and out-of-band? Please advise.

Thank you.

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Can anyone help me by looking into this report and tell me what is going on.... Laptop started running slow. do not know how it hapened.I tried Malwarebytes didnt do much.
 
IE: Send image to &Bluetooth Device... - c:\program files\WIDCOMM\Bluetooth Software\btsendto_ie_ctx.htm
IE: Send page to &Bluetooth Device... - c:\program files\WIDCOMM\Bluetooth Software\btsendto_ie.htm
TCP: DhcpNameServer = 192.168.0.1 205.171.3.25
FF - ProfilePath - c:\users\Kolang\AppData\Roaming\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\xk1fsn62.default\
FF - prefs.js: browser.search.selectedEngine - Wikipedia (en)
FF - prefs.js: browser.startup.homepage - hxxps://encrypted.google.com
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Toolbar-Locked - (no file)
HKLM-Run-APSDaemon - c:\program files\Common Files\Apple\Apple Application Support\APSDaemon.exe
HKLM-Run-Aimersoft Helper Compact.exe - c:\program files\Common Files\Aimersoft\Aimersoft Helper Compact\ASHelper.exe
AddRemove-01_Simmental - c:\program files\SAMSUNG\USB Drivers\01_Simmental\Uninstall.exe
AddRemove-02_Siberian - c:\program files\SAMSUNG\USB Drivers\02_Siberian\Uninstall.exe
AddRemove-03_Swallowtail - c:\program files\SAMSUNG\USB Drivers\03_Swallowtail\Uninstall.exe
AddRemove-04_semseyite - c:\program files\SAMSUNG\USB Drivers\04_semseyite\Uninstall.exe
AddRemove-05_Sloan - c:\program files\SAMSUNG\USB Drivers\05_Sloan\Uninstall.exe
AddRemove-06_Spencer - c:\program files\SAMSUNG\USB Dr... Read more

A:Laptops runs slow, anyone can help me and guess what is wrong by looking into th

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Hi All, We have disabled the 'Flash BIOS Updating by End-Users' setting in all ThinkPad laptops in our organization, becuase we don't want activities with high risk to be performed by end users, Recently 1 remote user with ThinkPad T440P received a popup window to install drivers updates through the Lenovo System Update utility, the System Update tried to update the BIOS and asked the user for the BIOS Supervisor password, the user tried to type his domain password 3 times and eventually he received a message that "Supervisor Password retry count exceeded. You have to reboot the system and try again.",The problem is that after the user reboot, the laptop shows a message of "0199: System Security - Security password retry count exceeded. Press F1 to enter setup",And the laptop doesn't alllow the user to boot at all without entering the Supervisor password, this is a problem becuase remote users will not be able to boot, and obviously we can't provide the password for users, I see that in T460 there is a BIOS setting of "Password Count Exceeded Error" which can be disabled to prevent this behaviour, so the laptop will not require to type the supervisor password in such case,But the T440P do not have this setting to prevent this behavior,My question is, what could be done to configure T440P laptops not to require to type the supervisor password in such cases, as this have serious impact on remote users who can't boot th... Read more

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1) It would be nice from Lenovo to remove the whitelist from their BIOS, so we can install ANY Lenovo parts from ANY products. 2) It would be also nice for Lenovo to  make all the laptops so we can change any parts by ourselves at home (processors, graphic cards, etc)3) It would be nice for Lenovo to build and sell powerfull EXTERNAL graphic cards. (like sound cards for laptops)  

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I?m looking for a new gaming laptop since it?s black Friday and I really want get the Legion y520. While I?ve heard a lot of good things about lenovo there?s one person that keeps telling me anything from lenovo is total trash and will crap out on me within months. I took a look online and I?ve found plenty of good and bad things about lenovo but none of the bad reviews extend past early 2016. I?d appreciate if anyone could give me an idea about how Lenovo?s doing right now.Some of the problems I?ve been told are inherent in Lenovo?s hardware are faulty ports, motherboard problems, faulty keys and buttons, and overall just full laptop shutdowns.

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i trying to buy a new laptop but I don't know which laptop to choose, they have similar specs but what I'm looking for is the durability, one that is tested and proven durable for years, if i may say... My choices are between HP pavilion, Lenovo or acer.

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I just want to post a warning here from my own experience about Lenovo laptops, I originally got one for Christmas in 2012 and about 4 months after getting it, I had to take it to Geek Squad at Best Buy so they could fix the Hard Drive and Motherboard, later on in the year I had an issue with Lenovo software on my computer and then had to go about spending $60 to order Recovery Disks to fix that issue and then about 6-7 months later I was starting to have problems with the charger wanting to go out and not work and that cost me $60 to buy a universal charger for it and shortly after buying a new charger I was starting to have issues with the graphics card wanting to crash every hour or so and afterwards I finally just said to hell with it and ordered a new laptop and gave this one to a friend and earlier this week he came to me and asked me to help him fix it for him because he lost everything on it and I told him I would just put a fresh install of Windows on it and as I started to install Windows 7 it just started shutting off on its own and then told him to just buy a new laptop because that was just something that couldn't be fixed, so I figured I would just give everyone that warning about Lenovo computers, they don't last long and they always end up with problems

A:Watch Out For Lenovo Laptops

hello every maker can have a bad one that gets to the customer. i am sure lenovo do make some great laptops. everyone will have their own opinions on what brand they like best.

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Hi, I'm on my third (!) Lenovo Yoga 530 laptop and unfortunately it has the same problem as the previous one. I sent the first and second one back due to persisting video_scheduler_internal_error,  and now this one has a second error as welll called video_tdr_failure.The first one happens when watching youtube videos and is very sudden, the second one I can see coming because everythig freezes.  I have tried a lot already- Chkdsk- Installed recommended drivers from this website as well as AMD Radeon settings- De-installed drivers- Contacted windows and they advised me to install windows again without losing my documents- Updated windows- Contacted AMD, they told me to go to Lenovo as they do not provide updated drivers for my graphics card - Tried most of these things; https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/14238/windows-10-troubleshoot-blue-screen-errors Please advise me as to what to do! It's very frustrating that the problem keeps happening. What is the issue and how do I solve it? Here is a link to the mini dump file if it helps: https://www.dropbox.com/s/jjdt0ouvd9gqj4x/102818-7093-01.zip?dl=0Info about the laptop: https://www.dropbox.com/s/f0dz9r07gfs1lze/info.txt?dl=0 

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Is there any window warranty on LENOVO Laptops.  Windows gone I have try my best to restore, reset, troubleshoot but failed to recover. Only black screen and arrow is showing on the screen.
I don?t have any other pc to make bootable USB. No DVD Nothing.
I?m  seriously angry with Lenovo and the service they are providing. They?re unknown.
 
tell me the solution what should i do. I?m work less without this  
 

A:Is there any Windows warranty on LENOVO Laptops?

When you get a new Lenovo computer it is a good idea to create recovery media on a USB or DVD drive. This is essential for situations like the one you are now facing.
 
All I can suggest at this point is that you contact Lenovo as in the other thread you started: How to contact Lenovo help center
 
For future reference:
How can I create, or order Recovery Media from Lenovo 
How to create a USB recovery drive and use it to recover Windows 10

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HI Team, I have following set of RAM installed in a Lenovo P50 laptop Lenovo 16GB DDR4 2133Mhz SoDIMM Memory   4X70J67436 Total memory of 64 GB. Need to upgrade my laptop from P50 to P52 Checking specifications seems like P52 supports starting 2400 MhZ.  However since 2133 is lower frequency can that be supported in P52 ? Thanks in advance.Saha 

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Beware, Do not buy lenovo yoga 900 laptops, they have continuous screen flickering/blackout problem. Problem not resolved even in one month, repeatedly faulty parts being sent by lenovo, no senior person comes on call. Sno PF0MUJAJ. There is no value of field engineer's diagnosis, engineer sitting at office works as their whims and fancies. 

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http://www.lenovo.com.cn/product/52620.html

http://item.jd.com/10122780735.html#none

Are both the laptops same? what's GTX950M 4G alone?

Lenovo Ideapad 700-15isk quad-core 15.6-inch GTX950 (i5 8G 1TB hard drive 4G single display)
what's the meaning of 4G single display mentioned here and which one of these two will be better for gaming?
 

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I owned a Lenovo P72. Great machine. However,one day I discovered that though my P72 was plugged in it wasn't taking a charge. I know what the drill is in resoloving this issue, which in part is the removal of thge battery. First, the instructions are worthless inspite of over 100 pages of text. I ended up 'chatting' and discovered what I thought the location was and how to get at it. The batteery (no description given as to appearance) was accessed through the bottom pannel. The bottom panel is secured with five (?) tiny phillips head screws. Idiocy! Tiny phillips head screws are easily stripped. (I gigerly attempted one but didn't 'push' it for fear of stripping. As my 30 days no fuss return hadn'tg expired, I returned it.) I like Lenovo, at least as much as I could tell in the 25 days that I had it, but I want a machine where the battery is easily accessed. (I've owned several laptops and ALL of them had easy access batteries.) Are there ANY Lenovo laptops that have batteries which are EASILY accessed without dealing with tiny screws? Latches would be nice as most other brands have latches securing the battery. (I've just spent over ten minutes trying to figure out how to post a general Lenovo question in community. Why are communities of any kind so difficult to get info or ask questions?)

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I bounght Lenovo Laptop W530 with i7 and 16GB RAM with 256 SSD disk and 1 TB disk for almost 2000$ , it is only 2 and half year since i bought the mother board stopped working , I took it lenovo authorised technician , he said i have  to replace the mother board, to replace the mother board it almost costs the same cost of the laptop from Lenovo support services and its not availble outside lenovo. and I escalated to customer service manager and sent the laptop to IBM and they returned the laptop back to me saying it is too expensie to fix it, what a piece of crap is this product ? what a pathetic lenovo customer service ? I had only problem with motherboard and USB but after I sent the laptop to the IBM lenovo customer service oh every thing is broken it is extremly expensive to fix it and the customer service execute manager 'Nikki' is such a pain, a liar and a coward , she started telling lies as if I took a hammer and smashed the laptops to cause the laptop damage, I told her i only had issue with the mother board as per the lenovo technician i didn't take the hammer and hit the lapatop, What a lousy customer service manager Nikki, it is ok if they can't repair it but to tell lies to the customer and blame him/her instead of taking responsibility for their poor product how is that fair???? I am never going to buy another LENOVO product and request all the people DO NOT BUY LENOVO LAPTOPS, its quality is gone to the gu... Read more

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 I bought a Z510 Lenovo laptop, My original charger was damaged after a while, so i wanna purchase of a new charger.Specifications on the original charger are as follows : Model Name : 90W, Delta ADLX90NDC3A 20V4.5A adapter 36200250 INPUT: 100-240V 1.5A 50-60HZOUTPUT: 20 -- 4.5AUnfortunately, I did not find the above model, Just i see this model 90W, Liteon ADLX90NLC3A 20V4.5A adapter 36200252 I found two questions1. What is the difference between these two models?2. Will there be a problem with the purchase of the * ADLX90NLC3A* model for my laptopP.S :I Found my original model from this topicTopic * Charger/Adapter for Z510 * Thanks  Ashwin_Lenovo for that datasheet 

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Asking this here because there isn't a general category. Which range of Lenovo laptops would support dual-monitors with least hassle? I think I'm asking which models have displayport outputs as that seems the preferred route. The product selection system on the website doesn't allow this granularity of filtering so one would have to look through the entire range! Thanks, Rob.

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Hello, I have a task to update the BIOS firmware for more than 90x laptops Lenovo ThinkPad (T-Series) of a different models at the company I working for. Do you have some management utility for Windows that provides ability to perform the update from the management console on the server (like a deployment tool), to all the laptops at once? It's ok if needs to be installed some agents services from Lenovo to the laptops for the joining they are to the console to manage they. Would be nice in case I will be able to know all the versions of the Lenovo firmware, software, drivers versions installed on each laptop and know which one is not updated yet. Thank in advance.

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I've been a long time Thinkpad user. I've been using T420s for years, and T61 before then, always running Linux. I recently received a W450 (I think) for work, which has no real buttons. This touchpad is pretty much unusable for me, so I am going to return the laptop. I noticed that the newer laptops have the real buttons above the touchpad back (clearly, I am not the first one to find the  buttonless touchpad unusable). The real buttons at the top are nice (and important), but I also use the buttons below the touchpad a lot, and I don't see any Thinkpad that still has these. Does Lenovo still sell any laptop with the real buttons both above and below the touchpad? By the way, I don't understand why Lenovo needed to change the touchpad all of a sudden after using pretty much the same configuration for many years, dating back to the IBM Thinkpad as I recall. What was wrong with the old configuration that they needed to take away the buttons that were fine for all these years? Don't answer that. I don't really care what the reason was. But this puts me in a bind because I can't move off my current T420s until I find something similar that has the physical buttons, including the middle button. I don't know if they exist. Lenovo has broken the perfect touchpad as far as I am concerned, which is unfortunate.

A:Any Lenovo laptops still have real buttons under touchpad?

Not that I know of. The alternative is to pretend the TrackPoint buttons are the touchpad buttons and use those, which isn't too bad except for needing to configure the settings in a special way to make it fully usable.There was nothing wrong with the usability of the old design, but usable just wasn't fashionable any more.

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lenovo seriously needs to update the laptops drivers page. very frustrating......

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I bouht a replacement motherboard for my Lenovo Y50 laptop. It has marker lines on some ports (usb, hdmi, hdd, battery p) as if someone was checking them off. Please see the attached photo for what I mean.Do brand new Lenovo Y50 laptops/motherboards have such marks on the motherboard ports? Or are those marks only done on repaired/serviced motherboards?


























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so our yoga 2 13 crashed - due to a bad hard drive.  in looking at the pages and pages of entries on this forum regarding hard drive failures in these machines i find it incredible that Lenovo doesnt do something.  When i called, i was told - too bad, you are out of warranty we wont do anything for you.  My response is that I will never again buy a lenovo product and will go back to Dell - i have Dell laptops that are 11 years old and still running, unlike my just out of warranty $1000 Yoga laptop.  such garbage they put out.  

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I own a Yoga 900-13ISK2 laptop. a consistent screen flickering and black out problem had been persisting for long. I lodged a complaint with the lenovo India customer service on 25th Sept 2019. Subsequently, the engineer only cam after 5 days of complaint registration on the 30th Sept. He checked and tried to replace the screen but the problem still persisted. He informed that a an additional part needs to be replaced and that he is ordering it to be shipped for replacment. Since then its already been 10 days and no replacmenet has happened. When i enquired last week at the customer service no. they told me itll come shortly, on enquiriing again after 2 days, they told itll take a week. This week i enquired again and now they are saying that it'll come only after 2 WEEKS since the part is not available in India. What am i supposed to do till then???how do I work for another 2 weeks without the laptop when it has already been more than 10 days??? This is just so maddening, never again buying a Lenovo....first these Yoga products only look good but are nowhere close to other brands in terms of sturdiness and durability,,,,and secondly horrible customer service and addressal!!! 

A:HORRIBLE PRODUCTS AND CUSTOMER SERVICE!!! NEVER GO FOR LENOVO LAPTOPS!!!

Ask them if they can provide a spare laptop of the same model and to have your HDD/SSD popped in it and use it until your part arrives.

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Has anyone had any weird probelms when charging after doing new firmware update?
It went from 47% to 100% charged in .10 of a second, believe me im not complaining, just very weird.
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A:Weird problems after doing firmware update for Lenovo laptops

Firmware for what component?
 

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I am looking for a Host. ATM for mail but web too i suppose. I want it to be a place where you get those 200K+ downloads. Fast. Is there a place that has reviews or what is the best? Also is there any just mail hosting company that anyone knows that is really good? the webhosting, I a also want to have my email address on the web be able to be accessed by mail.mydomain.com not some crapy interface. something sharp, cool clean etc... good prices. monthly at the moment would be ideal.

thanks.
 

A:What are the best web hosting companies? or mail hosting companies?

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