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I have had such a bad tim with my mouse on my laptop. It will not move to where I want it and it jumps around like someone is playing with it and I can't control it. Does anyone know what I can do to fix this? Thank ahead of time....

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Mouse pad stopped working, it does not detect the finger while the arrow or the left and right keys stopped functioning.

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Hello everybody.I bought the Thinkpad laser mouse because it suite my P50 better.I have a trouble with it. My P50 I installed 3 operating System in it ( due to my work).I paired the Mouse with Each OS & it work perfectly.The problem only happen is when I switch to the other OS then the mouse doesn't work anymore. It need to repair again.This problem is very anoying. Because each times I switch between OS (restart computer) then it need to re-paring the Mouse. Anyone please help me about that. I'm almost on the way throw it to the trash can. Best Regards

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Dear allI am using lenovo ideapad 300 model 15isk.i was installing window 10(on linux mint operating system through bootable usb) while all the process of window finshed means pc  restart at installation end it got struk on lenovo logo while loading sign is on then leonovo sign and loading circle ends and mouse point shows upo with black screen it is noty moving forwardPlease  help

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I turned my Lenovo laptop on Friday to see the usual splash Lenovo on start up and then nothing else happened it kept continually doing that and going no further. Just so you know my laptop has no warranty left as I got it last Christmas second hand. I have been looking at demonstration videos on you tube and what I have tried so far is. I plugged in an external usb keyboard and got into bios and checked it was detecting my hard drive and it was. The next step I did was disconnect internal power/ battery and did the hold of the power button for 30 seconds to 1 minute  with the power cord connected only. And it was still doing the same. I then got advised to remove the cmos battery turn on laptop and then back off and put the battery back in. This has also failed to work so now I am looking for help here as I don't know what to do next and am hoping someone here has a different suggestion for me to try and hopefully get my laptop back up and running. Thank you in advance for any help given.

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Hello!Last day I forced stopped my laptop and when I start it again he run normaly but I received a blue screen and then it restarted and then there said "Preparing Automatic Repair". I let them all night but no thing happened.I don't know what to do. I tried to reset it from BIOS but I can't. I try to use the windows backup CD but it didn't worked. Now I can't acces my laptop.I need help to start it.PS: I have windows 10.Here I have some imagesHere start normally?And then I received this?And then this happened?

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Hello, I?m new here and hope that someone can help me with my problem. First the specs of my notebook:-Lenovo IdeaPad Y50-70-OS: Windows 10, 64-bit-CPU: Intel Core i5-4210, 2,9GHz, 2 Cores-RAM: 8GB-GPU: Intel HD Graphics 4600/ NVIDIA Geforce 960M-hard drive: 890GB HDD, 25GB SSD Since two months or so I have FPS drops in my games. I didn?t have them before. I?m sure that Fallout 4, Far Cry 3, Bioshock Infinite, etc. worked perfectly fine. But then it started. Here an example of the FPS drops:In League of Legends, which I had first installed on the SSD, I always had a FPS of 90-180. Sometimes it drops to 10-20, when in a teamfight or even when simply moving. I installed it on the HDD now and have the feeling the drops happen less often. The FPS there is 60 and when it drops 9-13. And that?s what happens in a lot of games. In Skyrim, Fallout 4, Bastion, Far Cry 3 etc. They just lag when I move or when fighting? For weeks now I have searched for a solution, but found nothing that helped? I did/have checked the following things: -Using the lowest settings. Drops still happen. Even if it?s not a high end gaming notebook, I?m still expecting that it can play games like Fallout 4, Skyrim, Far Cry 3 and LoL on the highest settings. The recommendations are met after all. These drops even happen in very old games like Stalker ? Shadow of Chernobyl?-Drivers are all updated. I checked on that several times already.-Removed malwar... Read more

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Why i have my charger conected to my notebook an it don't charge. It can be conected for hours and it don't charge...

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My laptop was working fine while i was playing (league of legends to be exact) when suddenly my fps went down greatly then i found out the problem was my laptop was running on 800MHz (using realtemp) and won't go up. I could not find the problem much less the solution. When i couldn't find anything i tried the one key recovery to revert to factory settings, but still the problem persisted. I found on the net that most people with this problem used throttle stop so i did too. It was working fine but then my charger broke (my battery is dead too, broke around a week or two before my charger). I thought that my charger was causing the throttling because my laptop worked great again after buying a new charger. But that lasted only for a day. It is now throttling again at 800MHz. I am afraid that something will break again but i can't seem to find the problem. temperature is consistently around 40-60 degrees C. I hope someone knows or previously had this problem that found a solution. or at least knows exactly what the problem is. Thanks in advance SpecsOperating System: Windows 8.1 Single Language 64-bit (6.3, Build 9600) (9600.winblue_gdr.130913-2141)Language: English (Regional Setting: English)System Manufacturer: LENOVOSystem Model: 20292BIOS: 8DCN38WWProcessor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-4702MQ CPU @ 2.20GHz (8 CPUs), ~2.2GHzMemory: 8192MB RAMAvailable OS Memory: 8104MB RAMPage File: 3193MB used, 6190MB availableWindows Dir: C:\windowsDirectX Version: DirectX 11DX Setup Parame... Read more

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My wife just bought this laptop four days ago, she loves it.  Running Win 10 Home, 64bit, 32Gb SSD, 2Gb RAM.  The battery icon on the taskbar says " battery 95%, not charging".  What should I do to get it to register the 100% that it should be at?  Thanks for any and all help.Chris

A:Lenovo Idea Pad 110s battery "95% not charging"

Hi chrisalk13  , 
Welcome to the Community Forums. 
For newer computers , preventing batteries to reach 100 % are buffer to prolong battery life.  
Energy manager softwares  and BIOS smart battery technology would control this buffering. 
Disabling such features and turning the power options to high performance from default conservation mode would allow it to reach 100 % .
Update us how it goes for you.

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 Today I was taking care of my sisters baby I normally have my computer sitting on my nightstand next to my bed, today I desire to eat a bowl of cereal I thought I was done there was a little bit of leftover chocolate milk which I put next to my laptop and accidentally hit it And spilled onto the bottom right side of my laptop I saw the milk speeding towards my keys (page down, page up, left & right arrow keys and etc) they do not work, & I had no idea what to do. My screen still worked and everything and it wasn't a lot of it only a small amount. So I decided to Take off the back bottom plastic of the laptop and I had set it sideways please help me I do not know what to do any suggestions? 

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Lenovo Y480 Ideapad (late 2012), Windows 10 Issue: Attempting to connect to Wi-Fi, status is "No Internet, secured" Wi-Fi works fine for iPhone and MacBook Device Manager-->USB-IF xHCI USB Host Controller (Intel WiUSB) "This device is not working properly because Windows cannot load the drivers required for this device. (Code 31)" The driver was from 2012 and according to Windows there were no updates. Intel Driver Update did not bring up an update either. I removed it completely with the intention of attempting to reinstall it but there does not appear to be any way of doing that.  The following drivers did not work (after restarting):Intel PROSet/Wireless Software and Drivers for Windows 10Intel WiMax Driver for Windows 8.1(32-bit, 64-bit) - IdeaPad Y480,Y580 Where do I proceed from here? EDIT: MTB file with detailed network info can be found [here](http://www.tenforums.com/network-sharing/61280-wi-fi-no-longer-working-out-ideas-how-proceed.html#po...)

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Hi there my screen cracked and I'm trying to purchase a new screen. I'm getting a bit confused because I can't find my specific screen (lenovo idea pad 305-15IHW) but what I seem to keep finding another three screens, 305-80NL000AGE, 305-15ABM) would either of these be compatible? What screen should I buy? Any answers or help are greatly appreciated.
Thanks, Nel x

A:Help needed - replacing lenovo idea pad screen

I normally point people to the real support page for their PC; but, your model is coming up in a foreign language!
Here is a link to the Hardware Maintenance manual:
If you're up to it, the correct course of action is to remove the LCD panel from the top cover so you can read its model number on the back. Buying that LCD model is what you really want to do and it should save you a bunch of money, too.

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System: Windows 10 64 bitAfter turning it on from sleepmode the keyboard and mouse weren't working. So I restarted it and Windows installed some updates. The keyboard and the TouchPad still weren't working. The USB mouse was, also the FN keys. I tried the F6 button it didn't help, so with the screen keyboard I was able to log in and type the pass. After that I went to device manager and the Lenovo TouchPad had a yellow triangle. So I went to Lenovo website and downloaded the driver, uninstalled and installed the new one, restarted again - no luck. When I clicked on the mouse menu in control panel popped up a message that said "couldn't connect to the driver. Etc etc" In device manager even after the update it was with yellow triangle. So I saw in a thread here in the forum that sometimes the installing of Synaptics driver helped, but after that even the USB mouse stopped working and the FN keys too, so I am no longer able to log in to the notebook with the screen keyboard. I can't enter BIOS with F2. Somehow I managed to get into recovery and the USB mouse was working there but when I tried to go into safe mode I can't because of the FN keys. Any suggestions how to solve this problem? 

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I have a lenovo thinkpad laptop for school. It won't start up like normal I think icwrecked the hard drive

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Had some virus issues with a friends pc . Repaired windows with my boot cd , then went and tried to get all his windows updates , all went fine until I got to sp2, got through 80% of the install then it failed shoudl ahve written down the error but didn't just thought I would just reboot and try again. Now whenever the computer starts up the mouse it completly frozen , sometimes changes to the hourglass but never moves.

Have tried safe mode , same thing frozen. So I went to repair windows again , only this time when I get the haivng to accept the licence agreement ( press F8 ) I do and nothing happens ? It will not allow me to acceot the agreement ? It;s not a keyboard problem because it will let me not accept and reboot via keyboard but won;t acceopt the agreement ?

So I am really stumped now , I can't do anything in either safe or normal mode and can;t repair or re-install windows ?

Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated

A:falied sp2 install resulted in frozen mouse ! any idea's ?

Are you using a USB mouse? because SP2 rewrites some USB code... Try using an "old port" mouse, not the newer USB ones.

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I have a Black screen issue on an Idea Centre B320. But unlike others on here it really is completely Black, as in no cursor, no logo, nothing! Although Windows loads in the background. Things started happening after the Win 10 upgrade, screen kept going blank, shook mouse, screen back on so thought it was a power save issue that needed adjustment. Then one day it just stayed off, every time i reboot, nothing. Can't boot in to safe mode as screen is completely blank, tried all the keyboard tricks F2 e.t.c, nothing works, i can even get the voice narrator working so can basically log in blind and the start screen loads in the background. Voice narrator informs me that all the screen icons are there so everything is working apart from the screen! One tech guy reconed it was a hardware problem and i'd need a new motherboard at a cost of 200... however, another tech guy said, 'it's a software problem relating to Win 10... so, who is right, and what can i do about it?! Please help if anyone can as it's an amazing piece of kit with a large screen, at the moment i am using a refurb Dell latitude which is absolute crap, so i want the Lenovo up and running again as soon a possible! Any ideas? Regards, Steve.

A:Lenovo Idea Centre B320 Black screen

Dear Steve,
Welcome in lenovo community,
Could you please try to connect external monitor to your machine, and check if you will have signal on the external monitor or not.

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I purchased an Idea Centre 300S-11BR in May of 2016.  It ran fine for about 7 months, but died in December of 2016.  I could here it cycling to restart, but it would do so for 5 seconds, stop and then try again.   The repair was covered under warranty (1 year from date of purchase).  Lenovo sent someone out to replace the motherboard.  Computer worked fine. Fast forward another 11 months and the computer died again.  Same exact symptoms and problem. I would bet that the motherboard is the issue, again. Lenovo has said they will not service the computer as it is now 1 year out of warranty.  However, I believe that there was a defective part.  And the replacement part was 11 months old when it, too failed. I would be willing to pay for a lenovo support person to come on site to determine if the motherboard is defective.  If not, I would be willing to pay lenovo for the service.  Lenovo warranty said they were escalating this to the customer support folks and that I would hear something bacy by 10/13/2017.  It is now 10/16/2017 and i have heard nothing. Anyone else having issues with this desktop?  Any suggestionis about receiving warranty service?

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Apologies if this is covered somewhere more specifically, but quick searches were not finding it. Just bought a Lenovo Idea Pad because of some incompatibilities between Chromium on Linux and some sites I need access to, and en passant filled it with some retrogames because I frankly forgot how large a footprint Windows has compared to Linux (17 Gb in the Windows folder, ye gods), so quickly hit space  warnings. Unfortunately, they're not going away with uninstalls. Cleaned temp files, cccleaners, removed games, removed Office (Google meets my needs so pfft), still getting warnings, 6 1/3rd Gb free on disk and Windows update is still returning warnings about updates requiring < 1Gb of temp space, Chrome returns failures downloading large files that are nonetheless well under the space free, et al. My initial feeling was this was a nice simple Windows 10 install for my needs, but actually I had 2Gb free even when I had the games installed, and this is getting ridiculous. What's causing these false space warnings? Thanks,Jonnan

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I purchased an Idea Centre 300S-11BR in May of 2016.  It ran fine for about 7 months, but died in December of 2016.  I could here it cycling to restart, but it would do so for 5 seconds, stop and then try again.   The repair was covered under warranty (1 year from date of purchase).  Lenovo sent someone out to replace the motherboard.  Computer worked fine. Fast forward another 11 months and the computer died again.  Same exact symptoms and problem. I would bet that the motherboard is the issue, again. Lenovo has said they will not service the computer as it is now 1 year out of warranty.  However, I believe that there was a defective part.  And the replacement part was 11 months old when it, too failed. I would be willing to pay for a lenovo support person to come on site to determine if the motherboard is defective.  If not, I would be willing to pay lenovo for the service.  Lenovo warranty said they were escalating this to the customer support folks and that I would hear something bacy by 10/13/2017.  It is now 10/16/2017 and i have heard nothing. Anyone else having issues with this desktop?  Any suggestionis about receiving warranty service?

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Attempts to boot then comes up with this error after ing attempting repair not really understanding what it is asking for. Here is the error https://m.imgur.com/a/bVqo8

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My power adapter to my Y500 Idea pad is messed up. The wiring inside must have gotten damaged somehow and is now faulty. It only charges my laptops when angle in certain positions, or goes in and out. It's the 170W AC adapter one, but is there really a difference in using one of the small Wattage Adapters? The 170W one is just way out of price-range for me so I'm looking for one of the cheaper versions. I found one online that is "Y500 AC Adapter 90Watt 19V 4.74A". Would that work with my laptop?  I don't understand how different wattages affect my laptop (I'm assuming it affects charging time) so any help is appreciated. I generally keep my laptop plugged in with the battery removed, so I don't have to worry too much about charging the battery, if that's any help.Thank you!

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I've been using my lenovo idea pad 110 perfectly fine for a few months until a few moments ago my my desktop crashes and is not responding stating "windows is not responding". I decided to force shut down and restart which led to the problem. After i start my laptop , it is always stuck on the boot menu and which ever keys i pressed it will Refresh back to the boot menu. I tried pressing the "novo" button and enter system recovery and other options but all lead back to the boot menu again? I require assistance to fix this issue and request anyone more knowledgable to assist me in this issue.Thank you very much! 

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Sometime when I turn on my Lenovo its starting making this continuous beeping noise...there are times when it doesn't make the noise and times when it does...what do I do?

A:my Lenovo flex10 idea pad is making a beeping nois...

Check for a stuck key on the keyboard,   If one key is stuck it will fill the keyboard buffer and will beep something like this. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G-lZ6qkVfWg If that is what you are hearing, no worries, but a good cleaning of the keyboad using some canned air and a vacume cleaner might be in order. Good luck.     

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My laptop was working wonderful when I noticed a barely visible vertical line appear in the background off an on.  Within about a week, the entired screen developed both horizontal and vertical lines that cover the entire screen off and on.  The screen now mostly remains blurred with a few seconds of the regular screen off and on.  The screen still responds to touch and works fine when attached to another screen.  There is no damage to the laptop?   Geek Squad believes the graphic card is bad.  I bought this comuter 02/19/2015 and this issue began 06/10/16.  Just a few months out of warranty.  I am waiting to see what Lenovo can do for me now if anything.  I was told that Lenovo computers are amongst the best and I may have purchased a lemon.  

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Hello, when I try to install the BIOS update from the official site it appears an error message Error 182 (https://postimg.org/image/ygn7t042l/).These are my specs: https://postimg.org/image/7q9i2j2rb/.Please help me. Thank you!Have a good night!

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Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 10 Home, 64 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-3610QM CPU @ 2.30GHz, Intel64 Family 6 Model 58 Stepping 9
Processor Count: 8
RAM: 8091 Mb
Graphics Card: Intel(R) HD Graphics 4000, -1984 Mb
Hard Drives: C: 698 GB (675 GB Free);
Motherboard: LENOVO, Product Name
Antivirus: Windows Defender, Enabled and Updated

After fixing a windows corrupted boot drive, the device manager showed an error on three Base System Device's Going to Lenovo site I can't figure out how to fix it.

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Thinkpad X280Modell: 20KFCTO1WWWindows 10 (64-bit) My Mouse pointer hangs for a few seconds frequently (also when I connect external mouse). I have installed all drivers through Lenovo System Update. The product is brandnew. What is the reason?

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A:The mouse pointer is not color managed. Even in Windows 8.1. Who thought this was a good idea? [EOM]

Hi AeronSophus,
This is the only configuration I can figure out to manage the mouse pointers.
As far as I know, the mouse pointer will be changed automatically in some programs especially when we played a full screen game. So this behavior may be supported by specific API and the Windows system only support the basic configurations at present. Different
people have different needs, it is a little hard to meet all the needs.
Demand is the motivation of the development and we are concentrated on making the Windows system better and better. The Windows 10 will be released on July 29. If there are so many people expecting this configuration, we could try to submit a feedback about
this configuration. But a new feature should be multifaceted evaluation before it is actually added into the system.

Updates and feedback (The feedback tool is an app included in the Windows 10 Preview)
Best regards

Please remember to mark the replies as answers if they help, and unmark the answers if they provide no help. If you have feedback for TechNet Support, contact [email protected]

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Hi All I have a 2016 model.  Hardly Used at all, warranty ran out Dec 2017. All of a sudden the top left of the screen is un responsive to touch.It runs about 5 inches down the left side from the edge and 10 inches across the screen almost to the centre. The visual display and mouse all continue to work in the area but the touch reponse is not being detected. I have reset the system via settings as the settings have advised.I have callobrated the screen via settings - the area was unresponsive during callobration. Any further advice? Thank you

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Hi everyone, I bought a Lenovo idea center s510-08ikl last week. For a couple of days, it has very slow internet speed over wifi. I have my laptop connected to the same network, at speeds up to 30mbps, but the desktop has internet speed 0.3, 0.2 mbps. I have tried reinstalling the wifi adapter driver, updated it, uninstall and reinstall but nothing seems to be working. Please help.

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Lenovo ran a hardware test - give warning for "local connection test. the desktop is connected wirelessly. (so far).why? 

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im looking for a laptop that's around $500~700

what im looking for is something that has high processing and i would use it to do stuff on the internet and common presentation use and general appliances such as photoshop for example but im not going to use it for gaming

some ppl suggest me asus k50ab but i heard it's for gaming
some ppl suggest inspiron 14

some people suggest me to get a lenovo thinkpad series since im looking for durability, my friend bought one too and so far only his battery is a little funky

since i know basically nothing about laptop
which one should i pick?
which one would you suggest me to get?

A:Need a laptop: no idea what to get

We have found over the years that the Lenovo is the most reliable, though more costly, than any other. I have owned over 30 of them, and still use them as loaners when working on someone's computer.
ASUS is developing an excellent reputation as a laptop builder. Some Toshiba's and Some HP or Compaq are good. I like Dells in the upper half of the Dell price range. I would stay away from Sony, Acer, eMachines, Gateway, and no-name brands.h

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I got an old gateway latop with 1.5 GB ram and 1.3 MGz processor. I read that many old computers can upgrade to Windows 8 depending on the processor and needs to support PAE, NX, and SSE2. I would like to know if my processor has support for PAE, NX, and SSE2. Here's the link to the specs to my computer.


A:Is it a Bad Idea to Install Win 8 on My Laptop?

Run the Windows 8 Upgrade Assistant. It will tell you if your hardware is capable or not.

Upgrade to Windows 8.1 from Windows Vista or Windows XP - Microsoft Windows

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I've tried to do a search for this, but I can't seem to find anything that matches exactly what happened to my Dell.

I had a Dell Inspiron 1501 or something like that and I was on it one minute and then I went back a few minutes later and it was dead. My charger wasn't plugged in and for the life of me I can't remember if the battery was low or if it just went out on its own.

Anyway, I went to plug up the charger and the green light wouldn't come on to let me know it was charging (on the charger itself) and it wasn't doing anything to my laptop. I unplugged it from that outlet and plugged it up in another and the green light came on. I figured it was the outlet, so I brought my laptop to where the light came on and as soon I hooked up the charger to the laptop, the green light went out.

I brought it to Best Buy b/c they said they could test it out before buying a new charger so I wouldn't waste $100+ if it wasn't that to begin with. Of course, it didn't come on. It did the same exact thing. They said it's most likely the motherboard and not even worth trying to get it fixed.

Thank God for my external hard drive with ALL my stuff on it, but there were very few things I didn't save and it'd be nice if I could get the Dell to come back on so I can get them.

Has anyone heard of this happening and if so, is it even worth me paying someone to try and salvage it? Any idea on how to make sure it doesn't happen to m... Read more

A:Any idea what happened to my laptop?

Dell Inspiron's are bad about the DC jack on the motherboard going bad, they can be repaired by a competent repair facility.


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I'm using Xp Dell's Vostro 1510 laptop,

At first, the monitor would show two equal and separate screens on the same monitor like top and bottom when i turn on the computer, but it became OK when I logged in. Then later, When i restarted the computer, the monitor will show 2 separate screens after i logged in. So what i have done is i used system recover to the earliest date i could assign to, and check virus. Then it would become ok. After few days, when i booted my computer, my computer froze at login page and i had to reboot the computer in safe mode. And check my virus stuff and recovery stuff and it would work again. Now, when i turn on the computer, the monitor becomes stripped with black and purple colours and nothing would happen. When i press power button, it turns off right away too.
So what i have done is trying to format it with a bootable vista CD, but nothing happens.(Well, from my perspective because the screen is all purple and stuff). But when i press power button, it turns off right away again.

So what can i do??

What is going on??

Can I fix this without sending it to the AS center??

one thing i am sure is that monitor is working properly because the power is always on.

Thanks so much..


p.s. i will try to upload a video of what happens when i turn on the computer.

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Laptop keeps crashing. I have no idea why?
Not doing anything out of the ordinary.
It still keeps crashing.
Here are the details...
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A:Laptop keeps crashing. I have no idea why?

Please provide this information so we can provide a complete analysis: Blue Screen of Death (BSOD) Posting Instructions

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My laptop randomly restarts when I close it. Typically it pops up the "windows has recovered from an unexpected shutdown"...here is the "codes" I got when I looked a the details. If anyone can help I would really appreciate. Thanks!!!

Problem signature:
Problem Event Name: BlueScreen
OS Version: 6.0.6002.
Locale ID: 1033

Additional information about the problem:
BCCode: 44
BCP1: 85302E28
BCP2: 00001D0B
BCP3: 00000000
BCP4: 00000000
OS Version: 6_0_6002
Service Pack: 2_0
Product: 768_1

Files that help describe the problem:

A:Errors....no idea what is up w/ Laptop

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I have a Dell XPS m1530 laptop, and I had an idea that I wanted to discuss. It has a built in SD/MMC reader, if i were to buy an 8gb SD card and install a game on it would it be faster? I know read times on flash disks are very good...

Also, power consuption? The hard disc wouldn't need to be on...

I'm just intrigued... Any ideas are welcome!

Also are there ExpressCard SSDs?

Thanks guys!


A:Flash memory idea for a laptop

depends on the speed. generally the nicer the card(or more expensive) the faster the speed it also depends on the speed of your computer and its ports. i personally have been able to play halo pc(the first 1) off a usb 2.0 sony 2gb flash drive with no lag.

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I've encountered several problems with my laptop and I think that I need to do a clean reinstallation of Windows XP, but I'm having a problem backing up all of my files. Everytime I try to burn a cd-rw to back up some files it starts off fine and then when it says that there is 22 minutes remaining it jumps to 2 minutes and the cd ejects and a screen pops up telling me that there was an error and the cd can't be written and that the cd may be unusable. I have 3 questions and I would greatly appreciate it if someone could please help me so that I can re-install Windows and get my laptop back to normal.
1. Is there a way to format the HD and re-install Windows XP without losing all of my files?

2. Could I connect my laptop to my desktop computer?

3. If I can connect my laptop to the desktop computer can I transfer my files that way?

I've ran Ad-aware and SpyBot and got rid of everything that was listed as a threat and I ran AVG virus scan and got rid of all the viruses listed, but I am still having problems and I think that doing a clean installation of Windows is the only solution.

Please Help Me

A:I'm having HUGE problems with my laptop and I have no idea what to do..PLEASE HELP ME

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I was wondering if replacing my laptop processor (T5550) with a faster one would be a good idea. If the TDP of the replacement processor is the same or less does that mean that my cooling system would be adequate?

A:Upgrading laptop CPU, good idea?

yes i think that it would be fine as long as the thermals are near the same.

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Ok my laptop broke about a year ago... if gottin it fixed several times... and evrytime it breaks down again weather it is the next day or couple weeks after... i even had the a new hard drive put in.... Every time i Trun it on it says i need the " Original Boot Disk" to start it.. because this file is missing or corrupt "\WINDOWS\SYSTEM32\CONFIG\SYSTEM"

But i dont have the Original disk!

How Can I fix This Problem Without this disk.. is ther any other way.. or do i have to hunt down a disk for this certain laptop???

please Help

A:Solved: My Laptop is broken and I have no idea how to fix it!!!!

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Laptop substitute - indigeneous idea...!!!

Hi everyone,

I always wanted a laptop but still till date it seems there will never ever be a situation where i will purchase one with the configurations i want...(2 GB RAM; atleast 80 GB HDD; etc etc)...as budget for laptop that i desire will run in almost two thousand dollars...

Now I am thinking of an alternative and need to know what u people think about it...???


I travel say to a different city and stay there for say 1-2 months...then again move to a different place and so on...this essentially means that I am mobile but staying at different locations for longer periods...


I need basically a computer system when I am say in city A for 1 month and again in city B for say 2 months like this...its NOT that i need it while travelling in train/ air for that day...

SO what if i purchase say.....

A. a FLAT MONITOR (may be 15" or 17") along with

B. APC 500 VA UPS (which acts as laptop battery for me) and

C. The smalllest available cabinet (CPU Box) so that I can put 2 GB RAM; Intel Motherboard; P4 3.2 Ghz; CD/DVD writer; 1 or if possible 2 HDD and say antec smps...

I am thinking (correct me if i am wrong) that this way:

Cabinet (with everything inside) + Flat Monitor + UPS (smallest) can act as my laptop at different locations....

Cabinet + Flat Monitor + UPS = One suitcase = Virtual Laptop

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A:Laptop substitute - indigeneous idea...!!!

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Im trying to reset my windows 8 laptop and Im running into serious problems. When I go to settings and change pc settings I see the gear then it takes to the windows home screen. I can't even use my c drive, it says access denied and has NTFS written below it. I even made a backup on my external harddrive and I can't access it either, it says "the network was either typed incorrectly or does not exist". So I have no idea if I can even backup my laptop after I reset but I really need help resetting my laptop.

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This is a separate issue from the thread I created recently. I bought my current laptop back near the end of August. Since the first day itself it has been very slow at times. Performing as if it were already 2 years old. Especially when using applications like Firefox or Adobe Reader XI. Typing especially seems to lag behind, moreso immedietly after I start the application. Other things that lag include page loading and scroll lag.

At first I thought maybe it was just a lot of crapware. But I've uninstalled all of it, including the metro apps I don't need. I've always ran Disk Defrag, Disk Cleanup, CCleaner. Removed unnessesary programs from startup/Add remove programs, ran SFC scans, installed all important Windows Updates, ran virus scans. But it still lags.

I have no idea why it does this and what to do to fix this.

The system specs are HP laptop with Windows 8.1, 8 GB RAM, Intel Pentium CPU N3530 2.16 GHz

Any help would be much appreciated, I will try my best to add more information if needed. Thanks.

A:Laptop Very Slow Since Bought, have no Idea Why...

This probably isnt' the "best" solution but do you feel like doing a "clean" install and starting over? Also have a SSD Hard drive..

anytime my computer feels slow or crappy.. i totally wipe it (all my stuff is on external harddrives anyway, i just have to transfer my bookmarks in firefox etc.. )

I had a Lenovo totally pre-installed with all kinds of crap.. and I just downloaded the windows 8 core dvd and installed it through USB..

I also am about to totally wipe it again in a few days as I just downloaded the new build of windows 8.1 core with updates (November version)

i know this solution sucks to keep reinstalling windows but in my experience, thats all i've ever seen really get rid of anything that could be causing issues.. (old drivers, junk. etc..)

then after you do a totally clean fresh install just do a system image through windows itself or Acronis, other image programs..

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