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Can't change minimum and maximum processor state. Power Options. Lenovo T420 Thinkpad

Q: Can't change minimum and maximum processor state. Power Options. Lenovo T420 Thinkpad

My pc was running well and I decided to reinstall windows but this time I have problem...I have windows 10 and my laptop is Lenovo Thinkpad T420 My power plan minimum and maximum processor state are both set to 100% and for some reason i can't change them, they are like stuck to 100%. Even when I try to restore my settings to default the maximum and minumum processor state will still remain at 100%. I want to change my minimum processor state to 5% and maximum to 80%. I did it everytime after reinstalling windows and this time it just don't work. My laptop is overheating a lot while I'm playing games or just watching videos. I already tried to reinstall windows for one more time and first thing I did was changing maximum processor state in power options but it didn't let me type other number except 100%. To be more clear what is my problem, here is recording of it: Please help, much appreciate, Thank You!

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Recently updated my MSI Bios to latest version and one thing i realised was the CPU fan getting loud. So i went to Power Options in Windows 7 and wanted to adjust the Minimum Processor State and Maximum Processor State.

But when I am in the Power Management part, all I see is the Cooling Policy (Passive or Active). Previously there were 2 other options showing Minimum Processor State and Maximum Processor State. Now they are gone.

I'm not too sure what could have disabled or removed them.

Any clue or technical enlightenment will be appreciated!


A:Minimum & Maximum Processor State option

It sounds as if the BIOS update may have cut out those options from the setup utility.

That doesn't mean they're gone; perhaps they're combined with another setting.

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I have Windows Vista Home Premium 32 bit and an AMD X2 Dual-Core QL-60 processor (1.9 GHz).

In Vista Power options, there are 2 settings under Processor Power Management: Minimum and Maximum Processor State.

What are the optimal settings for these options? I fully understand that one might choose to have a lower maximum state when running on battery power to prolong battery life. I can think of no reason to have the maximum state below 100% when running plugged-in (unless, of course, one is trying to save electricity, keep the laptop cooler...)

How does minimum state work and what is the optimal setting? I know the default is 5% (but I've done a lot of Googling and cannot find an educated reason why 5% is the default.) Would it be correct for me to presume that if I set it at (say) 5%, then the processor will never operate below 5% of its capability (or whatever # of MHz is closest to 5% capacity) and will run all the way to the maximum specified state where needed? In other words, am I simply giving the processor the leverage to pick whatever power is required between its minimum and maximum specified states?

If my above assumption is correct and the processor will pick the optimum speed within the min/max range, why would I ever increase the minimum above 5% - and better still, why wouldn't I go right down to 1%? (Having said that, I read in one post that processors don't run in relative percentages - but 500Mhz, 800Mhz or whatever - so if my processor can only go as lo... Read more

A:Minimum and Maximum Processor State "Optimal" Setting

Hello Dave,

It's just basically a way to save energy in both the "Battey" and "Plugged in" states of your laptop by setting a "Minimum" and "Maximum" percentage of what your CPU can run at. Windows 7 will automatically keep your CPU running at "Minimum" when the computer is idle. Windows 7 will also automatically increase the CPU's percentage to handle any workload as needed up to "Maximum", and then automatically lower the percentage (no less then "Minimum") as the workload decreases or finishes.

Here are some recommended settings, but it really depends on your needs and wants.

Plugged in: 5% MIN & 100% MAX
Battery: 1% MIN & 100% MAX (or lower MAX to save more battery, but slower performance under heavy workloads)

Hope this helps,

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Thank you all in advance for any help you can provide. I am new to this forum and I just do not know where else to turn or at least point me to the correct forums to post.

I just got my new Windows 7 Home Edition Premium 64 bit Lenovo T420 and I cannot enjoy it for the following reason. Under power options, I created a custom balanced profile and set my Processory Power Managment settings to

-100% for Maximum processor state on battery and plugged in.... and

-5% for Minimum processor state on battery and plugged in.

Everytime i put my computer to sleep, hibernate, restart, shutdown, etc the maximum processor state always resets to 5% on on both plugged in/battery,

This means I cannot enjoy my new PC at full 100% processor state ever. Is there a startup program that affects this? I am running NVidia 4200 and Intel chips.

I have troublkeshooted every setting on both to still get the same result.

Is anyone aware of have any input onto this?

Thank you so much in advance. I am really desparate. Lenovo support has not experienced this problem prior when I called prioirty support.


A:Serious Power Option reset of Maximum Processor State every sleep/hib

Have you updated the BIOS on that machine to the latest version available (if it hasn't been already)? I remember issues with their thinkpad line last year where resume from sleep would cause the CPU to throttle itself and not come back from throttle, even under A/C power, until a cold power down and reboot (and thus the IBM tools would set OS values incorrectly at times). A BIOS update mid to late last year fixed this problem, so make sure your BIOS is the latest if you can, and it should be very recent too.

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For those that use the Asus P4C800-E Deluxe I am hoping that you would be able to explain something a little more plain than what Asus is with the information they are providing.

On their web site the overview of the P4C800-E Deluxe states:
Leveraging the Intel 875P chipset to support 3.2 GHz+ P4 CPU on 800MHz FSB. The way I decipher that is that it will support a 3.2GHz or larger processor.

But yet in the specifications for the P4C800-E Deluxe they state: Socket 478 for Intel Pentium 4/ Celeron up to 3.2 GHz+ . The way I decipher that is it will support a processor up to 3.2 GHz and beyond.

Adding to this confusion, I found no where did Asus state what the slowest processor is that this Mobo will support.

Could someone that has the manual that came with the Mobo decipher what they are stating.

A:Maximum and Minimum processor?

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Hello everyone,

First post here, first things first, Hi!

Secondly, I'm experiencing an issue with my laptop running 7 Home Premium 64. My model/make is NV5927U/Gateway and I am experiencing some pretty annoying issues.

Anyways, I am hearing "cpu whine" or more correctly, toroidal coils which are vibrating very rapidly causing interference with the speakers. My question is this:

Whenever my processor goes into the sleep state with no jobs, that's when the computer whines, however; when the processor is actually doing something the whine goes away entirely. I looked online and found solutions regarding rmclock but I'd prefer finding some more natural solution.

I went into the power management and found "Minimum Processor State" which I believe should fix my problem since it will keep the processor at a higher clock. No dice. After looking at the cpu utilization it seems as if the cpu completely ignores this minimum processor state setting and lets the cpu go to 0 anyways. Is there a known bug with 7 that allows this? Can one of you confirm that the cpu simply goes to zero despite any setting you enter?

Thanks for your help, and please let me know if I should provide you with anymore information. Yes I've updated drivers / windows updates.

A:Minimum Processor State

The Minimum Processors State only controls the clock speed, reducing it to use less power and create less heat. It does not keep the processor working at 100% utilization if there is nothing to work on.

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Windows 7 Pro with and AMD 965 Processor.

Something keeps setting my minimum processor to 100%.

Any ideas? Can I set up an Audit to see what program is doing this?

A:Minimum Processor State keeps getting set to 100%

Quote: Originally Posted by ultralame

Windows 7 Pro with and AMD 965 Processor.

Something keeps setting my minimum processor to 100%.

Any ideas? Can I set up an Audit to see what program is doing this?

What do you mean? Is processor busy 100%?

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I understand the point of a "maximum processor state." You can lower it to restrict the CPU and gain battery life. The CPU consumes less energy and the fans consume less energy from a cooler thermal load.

I've never really understood the need for a "minimum processor state" though or what it even does for that matter.


A:Minimum Processor State

Say that you're doing something long and intense with the system - and want to leave the computer but continue to process it at a reasonable speed.

Then the power settings won't lower the state below that specified level - so you can keep processing at a certain level even with the power settings turned on.

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Are it and maximum processor state useful on a desktop, or is it just for laptops? Lower and Maximum are both set to 100% for me.
I read that if I lower the minimum, my cpu doesn't reach the max overclock level.

A:CPU Minimum Processor State useful on a desktop?

On a desktop you want as much performance as you can get. So things like setting the power profile to high performance, same applies to CPU, you want that to be on maximum performance all the time.

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No idea what is causing this, but it switches by itself to 100% on balanced plan.
I'll set it to 5%, and it will stay there for a couple of minutes, but after that it is again at 100%. It happens only to "on battery" setting, "plugged in" stays at 5%.
I'm running ASUS X75V notebook, clean windows 10, no asus bloatware. Only programs installed that sit in tray are avg, gdrive and dropbox.

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He there,
I found a couple of similar threads, but I could not solve my problem yet.
Since a bought this laptop almost a year ago I have random system chrashes with a "Driver Power State Failure".
Sometimes it seems especially when I use lots of programms at the same time and always when the computer automatically goes to "sleep" or "poer save mode" (or when I close the lid).
What can I do to solve the problem or where is the problem exactly?

Kind regards

Lenovo Thinkpad X220
Windows 7 64 Bit
Original Software, frequent WindowsUpdates
Dump File : 100812-9250-01.dmp
Crash Time : 08.10.2012 12:12:13
Bug Check Code : 0x0000009f
Parameter 1 : 00000000`00000003
Parameter 2 : fffffa80`0415a060
Parameter 3 : fffff800`00b9c3d8
Parameter 4 : fffffa80`082be9d0
Caused By Driver : ntoskrnl.exe
Caused By Address : ntoskrnl.exe+7f1c0
File Description : NT Kernel & System
Product Name : Microsoft? Windows? Operating System
Company : Microsoft Corporation
File Version : 6.1.7601.17835 (win7sp1_gdr.120503-2030)
Processor : x64
Crash Address : ntoskrnl.exe+7f1c0
Stack Address 1 :
Stack Address 2 :
Stack Address 3 :
Computer Name :
Full Path : C:\Windows\Minidump\100812-9250-01.dmp
Processors Count : 4
Major Version : 15
Minor Version : 7601
Dump Fi... Read more

A:Driver Power State Failure, Win7 x64, Lenovo Thinkpad X220


Take a look at the following link and attach the requested reports to your next post.


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Hi folks,

for a few weeks I am experiencing a strange problem with my Lenovo L420 laptop running on Win7 x64. Generally it runs pretty smoothly under normal circumstances. I had no problems with week-long uptimes before.
However, from time to time when the computer automatically goes to "sleep" or "power save" mode (or when I close the laptop lid) it freezes with a "Driver Power State Failure" BSOD.

One observation is that this problem is apparently correlated to memory load and/or system load. In fact, the BSOD is more likely to occur the more programs or browser tabs are open in that very moment.

Here is my PC information:
Windows 7 64 Bit
What was original installed OS on system? Windows 7 64 But
Age of system (hardware) - Bought in sept '11, according to the label its July '11
Age of OS installation, have you re-installed the OS? - Sept '11, no

CPU - Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-2310M CPU @ 2.10GHz
Video Card - onboard Intel(R) HD Graphics 3000
MotherBoard - Intel HM65
Power Supply - Sorry, no idea
System Manufacturer - Lenovo
Exact model number (if laptop, check label on bottom) - please check attached picture

I attached the last several crash dumps.

My own personal analysis of these dumps did not lead to any consistent finding. To me (as a relative uneducated computer guy) it seems that in each crash a different driver is causing the problem... A google search turned out some people with similar problems, but to date I ... Read more

A:Driver Power State Failure, Win7 x64, Lenovo Thinkpad L420

In every case your Realtek NIC (network controller) seems to be causing the problem, with the exception being the latest two crashes, which blame your wifi. They may be interfering with each other. Make sure to update the drivers for both. They are dated from June/April.

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Does anyone know how to set the maximum processor state to 200% such that it can fully take advantage of the processor.

Possibly a registry key, where to manually change it. Because it won't take anything above 100%, even if you type it, and hit apply.

Advance Thanks

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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

A:[BSOD] Lenovo Thinkpad T420

Similar errors from NVIDIA,

Quote: Originally Posted by Arc

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

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

You could try an older driver version.

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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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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Does anyone on here have an idea what the maximum storage possible is on the Lenovo ThinkPad P51 laptop? I was thinking about buying two 2TB M.2 PCIe NVMe SSD drive, not sure if this is supported. Any input is highly appreciated.

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Hello. I inherited a computer with a Biostar M5ALA motherboard with an AMD K6 Socket 7 processor (350 mhz). How can I find out the fastest processor the motherboard will support? Thanks a lot.

A:Maximum Power Processor for Older MoBo

You are at your limit with the capabilities of that particular motherboard. If you want to use any of the current generation CPU's you need a new mothernboard, CPU and memory.

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lenovo thinkpad t420 intel dual core i7-2640m 2.80ghz 8 gb ddr3 intel hd graphics 3000That's my laptop details..Anyone know what can I do ? I can upgrade?Or I can change the Intel HD graphics 3000? If yes I have to change processor?What would be the best case for me if I want to use that laptop for gaming?Apologies for my English I m still learning 

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What is the fastest (best) Intel core i7 Processor model compatible with my HP Pavilion dv7t-7000. I am currently running it with windows 10, 16GB RAM, 250GB mini PCIE SSD, two 1TB HDD's. now i wish to upgrage my processor. There are many i7 processor models that fit the socket however some are not supported by the mother board. This is where i am lost and need help to determine which model works best. I basically want to maximize my PC's performance to the best of its capability.  I do a bit of everything on this laptop including gaming. Thanks! 

A:Maximum Processor power for HP Pavilion dv7t-7000

Hi, Please check page 2 of the first manual of the following link:       http://support.hp.com/us-en/product/HP-Pavilion-dv7-7000-Entertainment-Notebook-PC-series/5226224/mo... Page 81 of the manual gives you part numbers and shows you how ro replace processor Regards.

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Hi, Just wanted to check, is the Lenovo thinkpad X230 notebook, supported windows 10, and what is maxiaum RAM and SSD can be upgraded to?Hope to hear from the expertise from Lenovo group.Thank you.RegardsEdmund Neo

A:What is the maximum RAM and SSD size can be upgraded on Lenovo Thinkpad X230 ?

Welcome to the forum!
Max RAM is 16GB (2x 8GB). And I'm not aware of any limitations regarding SSD capacity (1TB or 2TB should work).
X230 also supports mSata SSD's, so you can have a combination of mSata for the OS and a conventional drive for data, or two SSD's.

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I overclock my CPU by changing its FSB and I have scheduled (Task Scheduler) this script to run every time I logon to Windows. But I would like to schedule it to downclock when I pull the power cord and then overclock as I plug it back in. Is this possible? It would also be nice if Windows changed the power plan when switching between AC/battery.

A:How can I change power plan and run scripts based on power state?

Hello Apex,

I'm not sure it's possible to have Windows change power plans automatically like that.

However, if you like, you could use either tutorial below to help make it easier to manually switch between power plans whenever you like.Power Plan - Choose from Desktop Context Menu in Windows

Power Plan - Create Shortcut to Change Power Plan
Hope this helps some,

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Is it okay to set both the minimum and maximum power state settings to 100% in my Windows 7 desktops?

The minimum power state setting is currently on 5%.

Both desktops have an Intel 2.00 GHz processor(one is a Pentium IV and the other is a Dual Core).

I turn off my computers when I'm done with them, so I don't use the hibernate, standby, sleep, etc. options.


A:Solved: A Question About Processor Power State Settings

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I recently had a problem with my new Thinkpad X1 Carbon 4th Signature. The screen suddently turned blue and the message "Driver Power State Failure" came up. The computer then shut down but the green light on the power button and the red charging light remained on. All attempts to turn off the lights failed. The computer didn't boot and attempts to shut it down by pressing the power button also failed. To solve the problem, I opened the computer, located a part labelled "RESETS" (see image attached) and pushed it gently with a paper clip. The lights went off. I switched on the compuer and for now, everything is fine. Hope this helps.

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Having shutdown problem with Lenovo T420 Notebook. Lenovo T420 default come with OEM Windows 7 Pro and we upgrade it to windows 7 Ent After upgrade, join domain, install bitlocker and perform windows update. Normally user sometime won't shutdown their
notebook on 2-3days because they using it on production environment. when try to shutdown windows 7 after 2-3days, it can shutdown windows 7 and LCD screen blank but the notebook power indicator light still on. I need to press the power button for few second
to power off the notebook. Any solution to solve? Called to Lenovo they request me to just get the patch from Microsoft, Lenovo support did not give me what is the patch i need to install. Any one having this experience? Already do the fresh installation of
the windows but the problem still remain on many unit of our T420 Notebook

A:Windows 7 Enterprise on Lenovo T420 Shutdown Issue (can suhutdown system but can not power off notebook)

Have you tried to update the BIOS yet?  If not, that would be a good place to start.  You can also try pulling the battery out while having the laptop plugged in and see if you get the same results.  If so please let us know.

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Hi everyone, thanks for looking.
Im running into a particular problem that I cant seem to find the reasons or the settings.

I watch HBO GO (i have a valid subscription) on my Windows 7 Home laptop and use an HDMI cable to connect my TV.

Scenerio 1:
If I leave the close the lid power option on hibernate, I must leave the laptop open and, when I connect the HDMI the TV, it becomes my monitor and I view as the monitor and watch anything full screen no problem.

Scenerio 2:
I change the power option on the lid close to "do nothing". When the HDMI cable is hooked up, if the laptop is open it uses the laptop display, if its closed it displays through the HDMI/TV. This is perfect and exactly what I want.
I can watch as the monitor no problem HOWEVER, if I choose full screen, I get gray borders and the "Full Screen" is not full and just centered.

I can not for the life of me figure out why and Im going crazy.
Does anyone know why the power option would have an effect on this and what settings I could change?

Many Thanks in Advance!!!


A:External display settings change when Power options change?

Check to see what resolution your laptop's display is at, what the external TV resolution is when you connect it to your laptop, and MAYBE what resolution the videos you're watching are. This just sounds like a resolution issue. If the TV is at a larger resolution than your laptop's resolution, change the TV's resolution to the size your laptop is at. Then try watching a video to see what happens. Hope this helps.

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I manage a fleet of 200 linx 8 tablets all running win 10 home.

I need to issue a 'fix' that HIBERNATES the tablet rather than entering sleep when pressing the power button

I will need to do this programatically - bundled within an .exe that I'm building - so the solution would ideally be an import of a new reg key....

BUT what do I need to change and where?

I think whatever I do, I may also need to enable hibernation, and disable connected standby. Also, as it may sometimes be mains and sometimes battery powered, cover both power scenarios.

Apologies if I am repeating a previously asked question.

many thanks

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Hi, first time posting and I'd like to report a serious issue rendering the new X270 critically unstable. There's an issue with the SSD after it enters low power D3 state. After it happens, the drive (or controller) refuses to wake up. Entering D3 seems to be due to relative inactivity. Also, upgrading BIOS to 1.09 doesn't help. I can get this couple of times a day so it makes the X270 unreliable for work. This is triggering regardless of having power adapter plugged in or unplugged and it seems only related to the drive going to sleep. One time I got BSOD on Windows was when I was copying files between two external HDDs (so the internal drive wasn't busy). On Windows this results with BSOD saying it can't save core dump because of memory or drive error. Linux is little more informative about what happens and the system doesn't die straight away because it caches quite a lot of the data read from the drive (that excessive caching is also why the drive is likely to go to sleep more often). For last couple of days I was running with dmesg -wH in the background. The drive always fails the same way: [Mar21 01:31] nvme 0000:04:00.0: controller is down; will reset: CSTS=0xffffffff, PCI_STATUS=0xffff
[ +0.040507] nvme 0000:04:00.0: Refused to change power state, currently in D3
[ +0.000298] nvme nvme0: Removing after probe failure status: -19
[ +0.000025] nvme0n1: detected capacity change from 256060514304 to 0
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As the title states, I've got an issue with a Dell Precision M70 running at 101 MHz despite the power options that I set it at. I've checked the BIOS to see if there was a way to change the clock speed from there but, knowing Dell, of course there wasn't a way to change it. The processor is a Pentium M 1.6 GHz processor. Does any one have any advice that may point me in the right direction. Any thing is always helpful.



A:1.6 GHz processor running at 101 MHz depsite power options

Can you check using CPU-Z to be sure, 101 MHz sounds more like your FSB before the multiplier, if your multiplier is stuck at 1x then this would really result in a clock speed of 101 MHz which would really result in a unusable computer.

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Hello! I was wondering what suggestions those of you who have "blazed the configuration trail" might have?   I primarily develop data-related software and have been doing so for a few years now.  I noticed a few months back that the P72 has the ability to use 128GB of memory.  My immediate thought was that I could, perhaps, swap one P72 for my current laptop and desktop, both of which have as much RAM as I am able to add.   It would be nice to combine the two.  This would allow me to use the same box for work at my home office and when out in the field.  And, by using VMWare (currently doing so) I could have a few machines for the sort of testing I'd want to do.  Plus fool around with a Hackintosh.  The basic thought is this; what is the minimum configuration I would need to purchase that would allow me to perform a field-level upgrade?  I am not worried about warranties or my ability to do the upgrades, just that I can make it happen. I would, eventually, also want to run some Unix operating systems as well. Thanks!  Doug

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Hello All,

I am using Office XP and I was wondering if there was a function that exists in access to find the maximum/minimum value/number in a range of three or more numbers. I am trying to capture the largest number and then use it in a query to return other values.


A:Access: Find Maximum/Minimum value in a range

Look up Min Max Function in access help

Try this on a form that has a number field (like autonumber);

Open the form and put 2 unbound text boxes.

First one =Min([YourNumberField])
Second one = Max([YourNumberField])

These will return you the lowest and hightest number in the range.

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Hi, I have been able to get my hands on a Lenovo ThinkPad X250 - Type 20CM (20CMS02B00) with Intel Core i3-4030U and 4.0GB RAM. The thing is I am looking into upgrade options for this ThinkPad X250 but I am having difficulties to find what type of options I have?1) It has 4 GB RAM but can I extend it and what type of memory should I use?2) What type of interface is the HDD and can I upgrade to a larger SSD for example?Appreciate all help,Regards Fred

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Hi everyone, we have just buy several model of T560 for our society,but for 3-4 Laptop have a strange problem. the processor fan always make some noise and turn very speed whereas the laptop is not working hard (juste word & excel have openned and the laptop is not heat),the sound is like a hissing sound and can stay several hours by day....there is a update or un software for patch this problem ? the users have a headache... thanks, Jonathan

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i've been having harddisk troubles lately anyway to make a long story short, i used seatools to verify the disk was physically ok, then got diskeeper to defragment as the drive was very fragmented

since chkdsk said there were errors in the bitmap volume i tried to see mft information in diskeeper. and this is what i get

current mft size 109586 file records (107MB) percent used 87%

allowable minimum mft size 109587
allowable maximum mft size 109586

of course diskeeper doesnt accept ANY value i set for mft size... and i'm getting close to the limit,maybe i had reached it since i erased a lot to make space...

so any ideas?

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I have an excel graph that displays a percentage based on our goals and the number of actual loans we have processed. In several areas we have exceeded 100% but the chart does not show anything over 100%. The graph is "cut off" after the 100% mark.

Any ideas on how to extend this graph to display anything over 100%.

A:Excel chart plot values minimum / maximum

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I am the administrator on my computer, yet I can't access the main customization options, such as power options, user accounts, system, personalization, or performance information. I've tried disconnecting from any internet since it may be a system administrator's settings from the network that might have been the problem, but I still couldn't. I just want to have access to the things that I SHOULD have access to. I am the only one with an account on this computer.

As a side note: This computer came loaded with Vista and just recently I loaded Win7 onto it. I was the administrator on Vista, but I don't know if something got messed up in the process of switching to Win7? Maybe?

Help anyone?

A:Why can't I change my power options?

Does your Admin User Acct look like this?

There is also a hidden Admin acct in Safe Mode.

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I set my options to shut off my monitor and to stand by within power options and when I re boot they change back to defaults. Anyone else notice this? It doesn't matter what power mode I use(high performance,power saver) it still does it

A:Power options change on their own

That is not a common problem, can you give us detail on how you make the change. I guess you go into CP, select power options, then the particular power plan that you want, and then change those settings. Is that correct?

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I have a USB powered KVM switch. When I come out of Vista sleep mode, not enough power is coming out to power the KVM, then I have to restart my computer. How can I change the power options for USB in vista? I went to the control panel then power options, but I couldn't find what I was looking for. Thanks.

A:Change power options for USB

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I need assistance on my laptop. frequently it's been shutting down and has been showing this error message: "DRIVER POWER STATE FAILURE" I've tried some online resources but it hasn't really helped. If there's a way to find this log so I can post it here, please tell me how to do so. Any assistance would be very much appreciated. Thank you.

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Hi Guys,

Please help me out.

I start my day as usual by pressing power key of my Laptop. I plug my USB mouse in my laptop however is does not work normally. So i restart my Laptop and again check mouse pointer now its work , but this time my internet dongal not worked. so again i restart. After that i got an error say Power state failure in blue screen need to restart then i click on that tab. Lastly i went on automatic repair with recovery of disc. Its still running when i am posting this thread. Its already taken 2 hours.

Laptop - Lenovo G505,Windows 8

Its under warranty period but any one can help me without loosing any data.

Thank You,

Vipul korat

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Hi, I have a i3-7100 and I wonder if I can put the Lenovo C200. Thank you very much in advance. Best regards.

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I'm running Windows XP Home Edition and have lost all ability to change my power options / power schemes. When I go to control panel - Power Options Properties the drop down box under Power Schemes just shows 'blank' as well as the I cannot access any settings under the next heading 'Unknown' ie When computer is: Plugged in ... Running on Batteries.

Any ideas on how I could reinstall this or fix the problem would be greatly appreciated!


PS This feature was working on my notebook for 2 years.

A:Unable to change XP's Power Options - Help!


I have the same issues and as yet no solution............can anyone get this irritating issue SORTED!!!!

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Hello! A friend of mine was recently gifted an X120e by her employer when they were upgrading their tech. There is no password to get into the BIOS menu, but some options simply are not selectable within the menu, it just skips over them! I want to try to boot from a USB drive to remove the GNU GRUB version 1.99 that's installed, but it will not let me change any boot options and I'm not sure how I can get those settings unlocked to be able to boot from disk. Hoping for a few ideas on how to get this little guy going, would appreciate any input!

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Hello.I am the owner Lenovo IdaePad y510p Intel i5 4200m.Not so long ago I bought a i7 processor 4810MQ.Both the i5 4200m and i7 4810MQ work on the Socket G3 also known as RPG 946B/947 or FCPGA 946 but with the difference that the intel i5 4200m has a TDP of 37W and Intel i7 4810MQ has a TDP of 57W.So after update the BIOS to version 3.08 willingly I took up the replacement processor.To my surprise, after an exchange with i5 to i7 4200m 4810MQ laptop will not turn on, for a short time (1 to 3 seconds) shone on the white button "power" but immediately afterwards extinguished.I suspect that it is a voltage input to the processor, but the BIOS is not possible because the feature voltage change is not visible / hidden. I hit it on:https://www.techinferno.com/index.php?/forums/topic/3546-lenovo-y410p-y510p-unlocked-bios-wlan-white...but it seems to me such output last resort, and I wanted to ask what to do now.I do not want to believe that the 300W power supply does not could handle the additional 20W per processor.What to do in my Lenovo IdeaPad y510p to use Intel i7 4810MQ?I'm sorry for his handling of English who constantly grind.Thanks!!!

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Hi all

I recently clean re-installed Win7 Pro 64 and now the Power Options keep reverting to High Performance every time I re-boot and even on wake up. If I set it to a power plan every time it works fine that one time.

I didn't make any changes to hardware/bios from previous install. The only change is that I first installed XP x86 to a separate redundant HD to enable a legacy scanner for which no 64bit drivers are available and I only boot into XP on an occasional as and when basis. I didn't make any changes to Windows boot manager & can only boot into it from F8.

I also downloaded a legacy game from Steam which is running happily on Win7. I rapidly decided that I hate Steam so I set it not to run at startup, only play offline and kill all associated process after closing the game. Again, I'm not running the game on a daily basis so it's unlikely this is affecting this persistant behaviour.

Grateful for any ideas.


A:Power Options change on Boot/Wake Up

Please Run sfc /scan now using option 2 in this tutorial: SFC /SCANNOW Command - System File Checker

Please post back the results.

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Hi!I wanted to control the battery charging thresholds like I could in Windows 7 so I recently got the Lenovo Settings app. However, the only thing I can see in there beside the power tab is "Power Status", "More" which links to power options found by default in windows control panel, and "Battery Stretch". I have made sure my power management driver is up to date, as well as the app and both the dependency packages. Any ideas?

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