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ThinkCentre M58 7244 is it possible to install third HD?

Q: ThinkCentre M58 7244 is it possible to install third HD?

This is for the M58 7244 I am running WIndows 10 on it and the Bios is 5CKT77AUS I have tried to install 3 hard drives, but it will not boot up. I get the errror "unknown file system" and it goes into 'grub rescue mode"When I unhook the 3rd drive I am able to boot up. The 3rd hard drive was newly formatted and blank with a drive letter assigned and file system partitioned, which I had to unhook the 2nd drive to do. Then I shut it down and tried to use all 3.I understand I can get an adapter to make one of the drives USB, but I would rather keep it internal, if I can

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Im trying to install windows xp professional onto my ibm thinkcentre(mt-m 811324u) machine. I get as far as the following comment. Please wait while setup copies files to windows installation folders, set up copying files.

After that operation is completed the machine reboots, this is where my problem lies, if I do nothing the machine continues to reboot over and over without stopping. If I interrupt the reboot and direct the boot up to drive D where the xp disc is , it merely starts the whole installation process again.

Any help would be greatly appreciated. I ran a fdisk and format procedure before installing the xp program.

The machine ran well before getting totally corrupted forcing me to clean the slate totally. So I know in the past xp pro was on this machine and running.

A:ibm thinkcentre + xp pro install

Boot into Setup (Bios) usually F2. Change the SATA Hard Drive mode from AHCI to IDE or Compatibility Mode. Boot off of the XP CD and choose to Delete the Partition, Create a New Partition, and Format the partition NTFS, do not do a Quick Format, this will take longer but will test the integrity of the drive.) Install Windows.

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Has anyone tried installing a PNY NVS 810 graphics card in a ThinkCentre M800? When I put it in, I can see the BIOS screen (and can go into BIOS and change settings), but after that the computer seems to freeze. Screen is blank and no disk activity. I have tried putting the card in another computer and it booted fine. Also, I replaced the power supply with a 520w unit. No change. Waiting to hear back from either Lenovo or PNY support.

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Has anyone tried installing a PNY NVS 810 graphics card in a ThinkCentre M800? When I put it in, I can see the BIOS screen (and can go into BIOS and change settings), but after that the computer seems to freeze. Screen is blank and no disk activity. I have tried putting the card in another computer and it booted fine. Also, I replaced the power supply with a 520w unit. No change. Waiting to hear back from either Lenovo or PNY support.

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Hello to everyone! I would like to ask you guys for a bit of assistance.I recently bought a 2nd hand Lenovo ThinkCentre M82, as much as i like the machine i would love to make it as if it was straight out of the box (software wise). The problem is it came without the original HDD. I bought a SSD and i'm planning on installing Windows 7. How should i go about in doing so ? I want to have the recovery partition and all the things that the original HDD had. Like when you clicked on your system information and it had the Lenovo logo and stuff. Thanks in advance Laterz

A:ThinkCentre M82 -> How to install Windows 7 (like ...

The best method would be to order a Product Recovery CD, DVD or USB from Lenovo and use it to reinstall the factory software. How can I get a Product Recovery CD, DVD or USB from Lenovohttps://support.lenovo.com/us/en/documents/ht035659 Good Luck!

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I have a thinkcentre edge 92z all in one (3426C2B).There is some trouble of the windows and I'm considering to reinstall the os.Then I wonder if I can add a msata ssd to it and install the os to it to boost the performance.I read another post here saying that it is possible.However, when I asked the local lenovo support via email, they just replied me with the Hardware Maintenance Manual saying that there is no msata slot so it is not support. Can someone please confirm the real picture.many thanks.  

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Hello, I have a 910x with the Radeon RX460 and wish to install Ubuntu.  With the live USB for 16.04 I cannot get passed the need to setup graphics as the default graphics is not working. Is there a guide to setup Ubuntu on the 910x with the Radeon RX460? Thanks!

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Hi can I install a thinkcentre m71e motherboard with backplate in another case?It has a weird backplate but it seems like it just clips on the back. Any input would be greatly apprreciated.

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Hi I bought Thinkcentre M83 Small Form Factor 10AJ-001RMZ, but it seems there is no internal speaker.Where to buy and howto install it? 

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Think Center M900Product         10FDCTO1WWOS                  Win10 64bitBIOS              FWKT7CA In the past I've successfully used the automatic BIOS updates. Since the late December updates have failed - even with manual download. Screen shots show 1. installation history and 2. failed to install message. I've tried updates multiple times and followed the instructions on the support pages. Hints please?ThanksFailed to update screenInstallation history

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Puchased 2 Think Centres from a local university. No operating system on either. Tried installing Win 10 with media creation tool on flash drive then the ISO on DVD. The Windows logo comes on the screen and freezes. After about a min, it says something went wrong and restarts only to the same result. Someone said I need drivers but can you install drivers without an operating system installed? the units originally had Win 7.  
 
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A:ThinkCentre M90p: clean Win 10 install freezes

Your systems may not be supported for Windows 10, you can check here:  Windows 10 Upgrade - Supported System List

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Hi all, I am in need of installing a second disk drive for my ThinkCentre E53 10AS. I read the manual, which has instructions on replacing the disk drive - it does mention that in order to install a second disk drive, to follow these same instructions! Of course, it would not be an identical process. For example, there are 3 SATA plugs on the mother board, SATA1, SATA2 (both red), and SATA3 (yellow). SATA1 is plugged into the HDD.
 
There is a box connected to the power button, that has two buttons on the back. SATA power and SATA data. The SATA power is connected to the HDD and the motherboard via a 4-wire cable. The SATA data is connected to the HDD via a ribbon SATA cable. 
 
So, if I want to install a second HDD, do I use a SATA plug to connect it to the yellow SATA 3 plug? 
 
Does the fact that the plug is yellow mean anything?
 
And finally, I have looked everywhere, but cannot figure out what the max HDD capacity would be for a secondary drive? I bought a WD Red 3TB. Hopeful it works?
 
Any advice is greatly appreciated! 
 
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A:ThinkCentre (E53): need to install as secondary hard disk drive

According to the hardware maintenance manual for the E73, the two motherboard SATA connectors (which you say are red) are SATA3 which supports 6GB/s.  The third one (which you say is yellow) is SATA2 which supports 3GB/s.
 
Sinc you've bought a SATA3 drive, you should use the second red SATA3 connector to get maximum performance out of it.  Be sure you use a SATA3 data cable and not a SATA2 data cable, as that's part of the requirement to get SATA3 performance.
 
As far as drive capacity goes, there's no hardware limit pertaining to your E73.  However there IS a consideration depending on the fact that your drive is larger than 2TB.  In order for a new drive to be usable, it must be "partitioned" and "formatted with a file system".  And in order to use a drive larger than 2TB the partitioning technique must be GPT, and not MBR.
 
You can partition the new drive to have one or more partitions, but if you mistakenly use MBR as the partitioning technique only 2TB of the drive will be visible and usable for partitions.  And there will be a maximum of four "primary" partitions (or a maximum of three "primary" partitions and any number of "logical" partitions).  The extra 1TB of your new 3TB drive will be invisible and unusable.  And the largest MBR partition is also limited to 2TB.
 
In contrast, if you partition the drive using GPT (which is the modern partitioning method that is recommended), this method supports drives... Read more

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While I was gone a friend? tried to upgrade my video card from the original intel to a Nvidia Tnt2 so they could play games faster I guess. Now the monitor is black and there is no available graphics to enter the bios, the safemode or anything else. I know a little, very little bit about computers but if someone could tell me how I can follow instructions to get my computer back up and running. Thank you for any input
 

A:IBM ThinkCentre 8199 has black screen cant get to anything to install or uninstall?

have you tried using your old video card again?
 

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Hi,I have a Lenovo Thinkcentre M800 SFF. am planning to install a Wireless PCI Card, i have never done this before. kindly point me in the right direction what are the steps involved. any links will be appreciated.  Regardsskorp. 

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Hi!
I've just received a M710T (product code 10M9000CIX - i7-7700 + m.2 ssd + 8gb ddr4) which comes with a 180W PSU.
I'm from Italy so it was difficult to find the US version with 210W PSU, I see that the US version had it http://psref.lenovo.com/Product/ThinkCentre/ThinkCentre_M710_Tower
 
I was looking to buy the 210W as an aftermarket part but I cannot find the code / website where I can buy it.
 
The reason why I need this is because I've just buyed an Nvidia GT 1030 low profile which should consume about 25/30W.
Reading online I think that my PSU should hold up the load but I would like to power up my PSU for the future.
 
Another thing to consider is that Lenovo ships various M710T with 180W + NVIDIA GeForce GT 730 2GB + 7200rpm HDD.
The power consumption of the GT 730 is similar to the 1030 and my machine have an m.2 ssd that should consume less than the HDD.
 
So the questions are:
- is there anyone with my machine (180w) who is using a dedicated gpu without a problem?
- how and where I can find the 210W online (shipping to eu/italy)?
 
Thank you!
 
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A:ThinkCentre M710t - change 180W psu for a 210W - install GT 1030

 
Another thing to consider is that Lenovo ships various M710T with 180W + NVIDIA GeForce GT 730 2GB + 7200rpm HDD.
The power consumption of the GT 730 is similar to the 1030 and my machine have an m2 ssd that should consume less than the HDD.
 
So the questions are:
- is there anyone with my machine (180w) who is using a dedicated gpu without a problem?
- how and where I can find the 210W online (shipping to eu/italy)?
 
As you wrote, systems with the 180w supply are available with the GT 730, which is similar in power to the GT 1030, so the 180w will power it no problem.  The reason this is possible, is that current generation processors use much less power than those from a few years ago, ie. 65w vs. 80 or 95w. 
 
I am confident that there are some models with 210w available in Italy.  You could search the PSREF for system models ending in "IX", same as yours.   I imagine that in a couple of years you'll see good used 210w supplies on Ebay for reasonable prices.  The part number can be found in the parts list in the back of the HMM.  So that when you want to upgrade the GT 1030, you can do so. 

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Hi,
 
First of, English isn't my main langage, so I hope I'll be understandable enough.
Sorry for the long post and I already thank those who will read until the end .
I'm looking for help regarding my old mother's PC, a Lenovo M58 6303. Here are its caracteristics: https://imgur.com/a/KpR36ea
The PC is quite slow from time to time, with regular "no longer responding" frames when she wants to switch between Excel/Chrome tabs.
I saw that the processor but mostly the RAM are often high %, even with low activity (30% memory used when idle).The PC being mainly used for office application/web surfing, with some flash games/youtube for the grand children, I was thinking of adding a small SSD (max 120, in addition to the current HDD) with a little more RAM. The idea is basically how to improve it while spending as little as possible.
 
Regarding the RAM, the PC has 2 DDR3 modules of 2+1go. When I opened it,I saw 4 slots, 2 green, 2 blue. Based on what I found on Internet and Lenovo docs, I can upgrade it up to 8go - even though that much isn't necessary - with max 2go modules at 1066 mhz.Crucial websites suggests 4gb 1600 Udimm modules. Another website offers me instead PC3-8500 at 1066 mhz. If the PC only supports up to 1066 mhz, I guess there is basically no interest in buying 1600 (unless a future use on another PC ?) instead of 1066 mhz.However, I read on forums that, contrary to what Lenovo manual says,and based on "AKA Dodson sheet" sales book, the PC can actual... Read more

A:ThinkCentre M58: Install SSD (AHCI, RST, SATA II, disk benchmarks), upgrade memory RAM

Have you seen this thread?  M58-M58p-upgrade-processor-fan-memory-graphics-GPU-SSD-with-benchmarks
 
I've used professional grade velcro to hold SSDs in place. 

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M58 Desktop (ThinkCentre)SN: MJEXBRPModel:7244A39I performed a clean install of Windows 10 x64 on this older machine, was unable to locate 2 device drivers:PCI Serial Port:-PCI\VEN_8086&DEV_2E17&SUBSYS_304717AA&REV_03-PCI\VEN_8086&DEV_2E17&SUBSYS_304717AA-PCI\VEN_8086&DEV_2E17&CC_070002-PCI\VEN_8086&DEV_2E17&CC_0700PCI Simple Communications Controller-PCI\VEN_8086&DEV_2E14&SUBSYS_304717AA&REV_03-PCI\VEN_8086&DEV_2E14&SUBSYS_304717AA-PCI\VEN_8086&DEV_2E14&CC_078000-PCI\VEN_8086&DEV_2E14&CC_0780Windows updates cannot find the driver, unable to locate it using the ven and dev IDs, and last but not least I have also tried using Lenovo Service Bridge to no avail. If someone- anyone can help me locate the proper drivers to work on this machine running Windows 10 that would be great.

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Hi,
 
First of, English isn't my main langage, so I hope I'll be understandable enough.
Sorry for the long post and I already thank those who will read until the end .
I'm looking for help regarding my old mother's PC, a Lenovo M58 6303. Here are its caracteristics: https://imgur.com/a/KpR36ea
The PC is quite slow from time to time, with regular "no longer responding" frames when she wants to switch between Excel/Chrome tabs.
I saw that the processor but mostly the RAM are often high %, even with low activity (30% memory used when idle).The PC being mainly used for office application/web surfing, with some flash games/youtube for the grand children, I was thinking of adding a small SSD (max 120, in addition to the current HDD) with a little more RAM. The idea is basically how to improve it while spending as little as possible.
 
Regarding the RAM, the PC has 2 DDR3 modules of 2+1go. When I opened it,I saw 4 slots, 2 green, 2 blue. Based on what I found on Internet and Lenovo docs, I can upgrade it up to 8go - even though that much isn't necessary - with max 2go modules at 1066 mhz.Crucial websites suggests 4gb 1600 Udimm modules. Another website offers me instead PC3-8500 at 1066 mhz. If the PC only supports up to 1066 mhz, I guess there is basically no interest in buying 1600 (unless a future use on another PC ?) instead of 1066 mhz.However, I read on forums that, contrary to what Lenovo manual says,and based on "AKA Dodson sheet" sales book, the PC can actual... Read more

A:ThinkCentre M58: upgrade memory RAM and install SSD (SATA II, RST, AHCI, disk benchmarks)

Have you seen this thread?  M58-M58p-upgrade-processor-fan-memory-graphics-GPU-SSD-with-benchmarks
 
I've used professional grade velcro to hold SSDs in place. 

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Hello!
I heave a Lenovo thinkcentre edge 71 i3(out of box), i installed windows 7 home premium on it, my problem is after install(no updates,no driver installed) i try to shutdown windows and the screen freeze(on shuting down).
I can't turn off the pc only using the button, i installed the video diver(intel hd 2000) and the windows shutdown but the pc still runing(the green light is on,fans are working,dvd-rom as whell).
I installed all the drivers and updates,bios update, but no changes!
i don't now what to do, any ideea? thank you!
 
 
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A:ThinkCentre Edge 71: after OS install, won't shut down, power light & fan continue to work

Hello bogdanx003 and welcome to community,
 
The BIOS update helps in resolving the issue. Kindly change do the power drain and change the main, refix the power connector on system board  then check.
 
If the issue persisting then check with live Linux disc and feedback us.
 
 
Best Regards,
Tanuj

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Got this Lenovo M93p Tiny Desktop, i5, 4GB of RAM with a 120GB SSD. Great little machine only I have been having issues with it out of the gate.

Got a few BSOD's at random, then figured it was to do with all the bloatware installed by default so figured I would try a fresh install and after installing drivers and some updates it immediately began giving BSOD's again.

I got one 0x0000001e and another 0x00000019 with a message of BAD_POOL_HEADER. I have attached the zip with all the computer and dump info, any help would be greatly appreciated. Thanks in advance!!

A:BSOD 0x19 and 0xE5 on a Fresh Install of Win7 Lenovo ThinkCentre M93p

Hi Webby,
more than likely coz its got Dell media installed.
please run this, copy/paste the output
http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=52012

Roy

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Does anyone object to buying this used from IBM?

General
Model name A8143WVS
Description IBM Certified Used ThinkCentre M51 (WVS)
Your price* $389.00



Software
Operating System Microsoft Windows XP Professional Edition
Productivity applications Lotus Smart Suite


Processor
Processor (CPU) Intel? Pentium? 4 with Hyper-Threading Technology
Processor internal clock speed 3GHz


Architecture
Slots x bay total 4 x 5


Display
Monitor Sold Separately


Memory
Memory Std/Max 1024MB/4096MB


Hard Disk
Hard Disk 40GB


Optical device
Optical CD-RW/DVD


Communications
Modem None
Network card Gigabit Ethernet


Expansion options
USB Port Yes


Warranty
Warranty 3 months limited

A:ThinkCentre M51 (WVS)

First issue is price I have no Idea what stuff costs in the USA. Currency converter says ?207. UK My neighbor just bought a brand new system for less that that.

I'd want a longer warranty and a bigger hard drive.

CD speeds are not specified.

How many USB ports?

Make sure you get all the installation CD's with it.

Bottom line.
Pay the extra and get a new one.

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? ???? ???????? ????????? Intel i5 650 3,2 ??? ??????????? ????? Lenovo 5474 ?????1156 .?????????? 4 ?? DDR3 -2?????????.??  280??.???????? ???? ????????? ?????????? [? ?????] ???? ?????? ? ???? ??? ??? ????? ???????? ??? ???????? ??? ????? ?

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ThinkCentre M73Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-4570T CPU @ 2.90GHzWhy is it I can't install 64 bit software.

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I am considering getting an IBM ThinkCentre s50, but I want to install a Matrox G 400 video card and a better sound card. Can this be done?
 

A:IBM ThinkCentre s50

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I am having more problems with my IBM thinkcentre motherboard.

If you saw my other post you know about the bad capacitor that I replaced. I just got around to testing it today, because I had to wait for my new SATA hard drive & SATA power to molex cable to ship. Everything worked fine for a few hours, but I'm having the same problem I did before. Apparently that wasn't the problem (although the capacitor did need to be replaced because it was bad).
The video signal gets all "scrambled" and there are purple lines on the screen, the computer freezes and I have to turn it off with the switch on the power supply.
I don't know if it's overheating or what. I opened it and it was cool. Can a bad processor cause this?
 

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I have a ThinkCentre M81. I want to upgrade my CPU from an i3-2120 to an i5-3470/3570/3570k. I have checked the motherboard of this system, and it seems like it's a Lenovo Mahobay. I can't find any more information about it other than that it has an Intel H61 chipset. My BIOS version is Lenovo 9SKT58AUS and the date is 12.24.2012.My specs:Intel Core i3-2120Nvidia GeForce GTX 10508GB of 1333Mhz DDR3 RamWindows 10 Professional 

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Hey guys, I have an M82 ThinkCentre 3306G2U small form factor desktop and I've been trying to upgrade the RAM recently. Currently it has one stick of Samsung DDR3 ram, 4gb and 1600mhz. The motherboard has 4 total ram slots and this stick occupies one.Recently I bought an additional ram stick from Nemix, also 4gb DDR3 and 1600mhz. However, whenever I put  the stick into the computer, it would make 4 beeps that looped endlessly, 3 high pitched one low pitched. No matter what I did I couldn't get it to work. I definitely pushed the ram in all the way until it clicked into place, I tried multiple ram slots, and I even tried booting the computer with the original ram out and this new stick in the computer alone in the slot that the original stick was in. Nothing could boot it.Now originally I thought the ram stick was DOA, so Nemix sent a replacement. However, this replacement has all of the same issues that the first stick they sent had.Now I did a decent search before making this post, and one thing I came across was a Lenovo support page saying that I need to make sure Power On Self Test in the "System Configuration Utility" was set to Enhanced to detect dual memory. However, I could not find this option at all in the BIOS. It said for some computers that you could boot alternatively into the System Configuration Utility via the PARTIES menu by pressing Enter repeatedly on boot up instead of F1, however the menu I had here just took me to the BIOS as normal and I could not... Read more

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I recenly bought a M83 Desktop Small Form Factor (ThinkCentre) - Machine Type 10AJ. It comes with a 240watt Power supply. I would like to upgrade this to a 500 or 600watt power supply just to be safe when i add an aditionnal internal hard drive and Nvidia GeForce GTX 750 Ti graphics card?
 
 
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I recently picked up a ThinkCentre M73 at a flea market,saw it running.When i got home with it and started it a user name came up.I cant get rid of it so i can set it up with my user name and password.Thanks in advance for any help i receive.Regards.John
 

A:how to restore ThinkCentre M73

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I have an IBM ThinkCentre. While I was out of town it went down. When I returned I cannot start it. The fan runs, the LEDs on the front light, but there is absolutely no display on the monitor. The LEDs at the Ethernet port flash on and off together. The LED on the CD drive flashes on and off. I usually have remote login capability, but I cannot connect to the machine.
 

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I turn on the pc and the power light is green (no beeps) but it will not boot up and the monitor light turns yellow.  I plugged in a different monitor that I know is working so it can not be the monitor.  Also when I try to turn the pc off it will not go off even if I hold the power button down for over 15 seconds.  What should I check next?

A:Thinkcentre will not boot up

try to reset the bios, by activating the bio clr jumper on the motherboard. 

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my problem is very awkward and got me really frustrated so ill tell the story couse i have no clue what's with my lenovo... and please help me with anything you know. first my model is 3414D3U Intel Core i5-3470S Processor4GB500GB 7200RPM S-ATA HDDno diskette driveAll-In-OneIntel HD GraphicsSlim DVD RecordableGigabit EthernetWindows 8 Professional 64  it begun after upgrading to windows 10... it used to run smoothly with the new windows 10 then suddenly it just wont boot the bios!! theres a power led on the screen works fine but theres no respouns from the system not even turning on the screen... i left it for about 3 years used its screen for gaming consoles then one the last week i decided to check on microsoft support for a solution... so turned on my lenovo pressed the key combos that have been told by microsoft (holding windows key+cntrl+shift+B then pressing f1 or f2 or f3.. also did caps+num also spammed f1 and f2 and f11 and f12) i thought it was dead already so left it and got on my xbox... then the surprise!! it decided to boot to the bios menu after leaving it on for about 20 minutes!!... so i updated the time on the bios and ENABLED FLASHING THE BIOS TO OLDER VERSION then restored it to optimal defoult... it booted up windows like it was fixed !!! then after turning it off and getting back to it after a couple of hours its dead again... no boot and no bios menu...so got to chat with the amazing guys on microsoft support and they helped me ... Read more

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my problem is very awkward and got me really frustrated so ill tell the story couse i have no clue what's with my lenovo... and please help me with anything you know. first my model is 3414D3U Intel Core i5-3470S Processor4GB500GB 7200RPM S-ATA HDDno diskette driveAll-In-OneIntel HD GraphicsSlim DVD RecordableGigabit EthernetWindows 8 Professional 64  it begun after upgrading to windows 10... it used to run smoothly with the new windows 10, then suddenly it just wont boot the bios!! theres a power led on, and the screen works fine but theres no respounse from the system, not even turning on the screen... i left it for about 3 years and used its screen for gaming consoles, then the last week i decided to check on microsoft support for a solution... so turned on my lenovo and pressed the key combos that have been told by microsoft (holding windows key+cntrl+shift+B then pressing f1 or f2 or f3.. also did caps+num also spammed f1 and f2 and f11 and f12) i thought it was dead already so i left it on, and got on my xbox... then it was the surprise!! it decided to boot to the bios menu after leaving it on for about 20 minutes!!... so i updated the time on the bios and ENABLED FLASHING THE BIOS TO OLDER VERSION then restored it to optimal defoult... it booted up windows like it was fixed !!! then after turning it off and getting back to it after a couple of hours, its dead again... no boot and no bios menu...so got to chat with the amazing guy... Read more

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Hi All,I just ordered a ThinkCentre M715 SFF without a M.2 because I already have one.Does anybody know if the computer will include the M.2 SSD Kit (https://www3.lenovo.com/us/en/accessories-and-monitors/memory-and-storage/storage/MECH-BO-ThinkCentr...) or not in that case.Thanks!

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Hello lenovo enthusiasts! I have 2 mini tower E73 desktops that has i3 4150And GT 1030 graphica It hes amazing performant in new games but i want to step it upCan I upgrade the processer from i3 4150 to i5 4590?Or it no compatipla

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Before I go out to buy one, I  wonder if the E73 SFF supports booting from pcie.Have my eye on a cheap 2nd hand m2 drive i plan to  put in a pci-e card  that converts m.2 ssds.

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There are three lights on the thinkcentre. the power light and the internet connection light are on but the middle light stays on for a few seconds then turns off. When it turns off, it freezes everything. I unplugged everything and checked all the connections. Does anyone know why this middle light keeps turning off and is there a way to fix it? Thanks!

A:Thinkcentre M73 not communicating

What model of M73 is it?   Mine only has 2 LEDs on the front. 

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Hello, I just purchased a Lenovo E73 Thinkcentre with a 240gb SSD, Intel i3, 8gb Ram, Windows 7 ProIt's a great computer except after turning it off all night when I turn it on in the morning it takes around10 minutes to boot up! I don't get it. If i turn it off and then back on again right away it boots in 6-7 seconds! Please Help Thank You, Robqx4

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I have an old IBM Thinkcentre Pentium 4 with Windows XP.

Machinetype : 8184
Model : LGM
S/N : KDPZF1M
MFG Date : 407
Product ID : 010D924

The machine is dead. I used it, shut it down as normal. Next day it was dead. No life at all. Holding the start switch in and there is no power at all. I have changed the power supply. Still the same. The only thing I can hear is when I plug it into the power outlet you can hear a light click or something inside.

Any help would be appreciated.
Thank you.

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Does anyone know is there 4g wwan replacement for factory installed wlan card. 

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I know this has been asked before, but the information is kind of outdated. I was given a ThinkCentre A61 and replaced the original CPU with an Athlon 64 X2 5000+ "Brisbane" and want to get as much out of this thing as I can.  The max CPU currently listed as being supported is an Athlon 64 X2 6000+ 89w "Windsor", but one of the BIOS updates shows that this board supports AM2+ and there was a fix for triple core processors, so I know the info is outdated. In another post elsewhere someone has dropped in an AM3 Phenom II X4 945, which ran fine.  Does anyone know what type of Phenom/Phenom II, Athlon II AM2+/AM3 CPU's will actually work on this motherboard? Will 125w processors work? Help!!













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A:ThinkCentre A61 CPU Support

Well, I answered my own question. In case anyone wants to know, as long as you have the latest BIOS for the ThinkCentre A61, any Phenom/Athlon II X2, X3, or X4 AM3 processors 95 Watts and under work fine. It shows as "Unknown Processor" in the BIOS and Windows, but CPU-Z reports the correct chip and has no issues.

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Hello, this computer has run flawlessly up until this last Microsoft Creators update, now when I put it to sleep it refuses to awaken and when it does it appears as if it is in "SAFE MODE"....The icons are huge....It has been unstable and flashes back and forth between huge and regular sized icons....At this moment it is currently stable enough for me to type.....I have checked and downloaded all available BIOS updates since then, but that hasn't corrected the problem....The machine is nearly a year old and is still under warranty....Any advice???

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HiHow much RAM can my PC hold?it is stated 8GB some places and 16 GB other places. Please help my pc:Lenovo Thinkcentre Edge 72 3493 AZG Thanks

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I recently bought a ThinkCentre M92p and attempted to boot FreeBSD on it, but the OS is not recognised. According to this article:- https://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?page=news_item&px=MTIyOTg only Windows and RedHat.  Is this the case? And can anything be done about it? ie BIOS upgrade?...

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