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Thinkstation P52s struggling to boot without being docked

Q: Thinkstation P52s struggling to boot without being docked

I have a number of P52s units at a client site. They seem to be having some issues with a driver or two. Today on one of the P52s units, the system undocked wouldn't boot past the Lenovo Red Screen (BIOS)It just sits there until I hit enter to go into the configuration mode. We go to F1Under the Thunderbolt menus we have the following set: Thunderbolt BIOS Assist Mode: Enabled (Was disabled, tech support said to turn it on for some reason)Wake by Thunderbolt : EnabledSecurity Level: I had User Authorization but tech support said to turn that off. Support for Preboot environment is enabled. I was able to get the system to boot today, after changing through some settings. The end user was able to work with the machine docked but stand alone, it just hangs at the Red Lenovo Screen. I do have the graphics in the nVidia control panel set to use the Quadro adapter by default but this was happening before that was set. Today there was a BIOS update, THunderbolt update, Intel firmware update of some sort and some driver updates from Lenovo Vantage. They were all listed as Critical Each one pretty much required a reboot. Once finshed with those I was able to get the machine to load up successfully like 4 times without hanging. The end user took the computer home again today and she is having the same issue. The machine hangs at the red Lenovo screen on boot. We can hit enter to get into the BIOS configuration menus. Any ideas?I spoke with technical support, the first person told me I had a bad system board. THe second tech (after the first one hung up on me for not taking the system board replacement) mentioned I had some settings incorrect possibly. So he had me enable the BIOS assist mode and had me change the security setting to none. THe fans all went on high after we saved and exited then things went back to normal. But the machine still gets no further. Just hangs at the Lenovo screen. I am having the end user leave the laptop over night. I set an alert to see when it comes back online in my RMM tool. Is this a firmware issue? Motherboard (Thunderbolt) issue?

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Preferred Solution: Thinkstation P52s struggling to boot without being docked

I recommend downloading and running DAP. It can help sort out any driver and firmware related issues on your system

It's worked out well for many of us in the past.

You can download it direct from this link http://downloaddap.org. (This link will open the download page of DAP so you can save a copy to your computer.)

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I have a Dell Latitute D600 and everything was working fine. Well I started to get the blue screen of death every so often so I ran a chkdsk repair. I guess it found some errors and corrected them. Anyway, now my computer takes at least twice as long to boot. Anyone have any suggestions?

A:XP struggling to boot

First off try going to Start -> Run -> msconfig
Then go to the Startup tab and start unchecking programs that you don't want starting when your PC does. Be sure you know what you're unchecking first though. The name and manufacturer can give some clues, or googling them will tell you what they are. Unchecking all of the unwanted/unnecessary programs should vastly improve your boot time.

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Afer updating to 1903 my laptop will freeze at the login screen on first boot, then upon restart will either boot up or freeze at a blank screen. upon 2nd restart will always boot up. I have updated all drivers and bios, disabled fast boot, updated nvidia drivers manually as well. I have restored windows using a windows media creator image as well as lenovos update 1903 restore usb.

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Afer updating to 1903 my laptop will freeze at the login screen on first boot, then upon restart will either boot up or freeze at a blank screen. upon 2nd restart will always boot up. I have updated all drivers and bios, disabled fast boot, updated nvidia drivers manually as well. I have restored windows using a windows media creator image as well as lenovos update 1903 restore usb.

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When I attempt to reboot my T460p (20FWCTO1WW) while it's in its Ultra Dock (40A20090US), it shuts down properly but hangs at the red Lenovo splash screen on restart. If I remove it from the dock and power off/on, it boots normally. I can then put it to sleep, drop it in the dock, wake it up and everything is OK. This only started happening after the application of the latest firmware, R07ET71W 2.11. Has anyeone else experienced this?

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Starting several months ago, my X220 either goes into bootloop if docked, or it boots but doesn't recognize USB devices.  I've gone into BIOS and changed any setting i thouight might be related - boot order, USB setting UEFE/Legacy settings, etc.  UI've gone back to defaults, then tried other combinations.  No luck. If I boot untethered, all is well and it recognizes USB devices once docked. Anyomne have any ideas?

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IBM ThinkPad T43 boots fine using XP as long as it's not docked. When it's docked it locks on the IBM screen.

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Im not excaly sure where this should go, but admins feel free to move this post if its in the wrong section. I tried overclocking my computer, and to make a long story short, i couldnt get it to OC, so i restored everything to default, and it still has trouble booting. Sometimes it will boot if i let it sit for like 10min, other times it will if i unplug my second HDD. Does anyone have any ideas?

I was thinking it might be the Power supply..
 

A:Computer struggling to boot

if you were playing around with overclocking, it's possible that you damaged some hardware, keep that in mind. you should probably doublecheck what you have done to the bios (load defaults perhaps) to make sure you haven't made a setting whilst trying to overclock that is causing your problems.
 

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Hey guys,

I have a HP Pavillion dv6500 docked into a docking station allowig me to use an external monitor. All works fine apart from on boot, the external screen will come on at the resolution of the laptops LCD rather than the max res of the screen. Simply opening and closing the laptop lid rectifies this problem. Is there a way to solve this that would not hamper the laptop when it was not docked

cheers
macca

A:forced docked PC to boot at correct res

Maybe some else has, but I've not found a "solution" to this same problem. When my laptop is "open", the attached flat panel defaults to the same resolution as the laptop; when the laptop is "closed" it jumps back to full resolution. Merely opening the laptop causes the resolution to reset.

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The first time I replaced the SSD I was able to disable the internal battery in the BIOS config settings as per manual instructions. However now my laptop just boots to a blank black screen, and I cannot get to config settings. How do I disable the internal battery? Can I just go ahead and try to replace the SSD without doing so? Should I let it sit there on the black screen and drain power? (but the fan is really loud while it does that)

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Hello. My new T450S (bougth in december 2015), running W7 with all drivers regulary updated, often refuses to boot when docked (ThinkPad Ultra Dock) : the systems hungs on the first Lenovo screen and "press enter key" procedure is not working. Most times a second boot will work, but sometimes I have to undock in order to get de PC started. Stand alone booting never gives problems.I neither have wake-up or other dock or undock problems. Thank you for help. Hans   

A:boot problem with my T450S when docked on Ultra Do...

I have exactly the same issue and so far unable to find a solution. 

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Dear All, So I have a W520 and finally got the compatible docking station Lenovo 4338. i connected the necessary stuffs like external montor, printer and external hard discs.But the W520 when  docked will not boot and I get only a blank screen. It then starts to overheat.When I undock it, it boots and reduces in heat. Any idea what and where I should be looking for the cause? Thanks for your input..  

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I need to make my CD drive the priority boot drive, so I can analyse my hard drive with Sea Tools. I am in DOS and alter the boot priority to elevate the CD drive to first and press F10 to save. However on rebooting, the CD drive has been relegated to its normal #3 position. Sea Tools CD is inserted.

Please advise of what I am doing wrong.

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Hi all,

I'm having some problems with my laptop. It takes an age to start up (5-20 minutes). When it does eventually start it takes a while for the task bar and icons to load (I'm left with a blank screen while it does this). When this eventually loads my background picture disappears.

After a while everything but the background picture loads and it runs OK. I can access everything and seems to be running at normal speed.

It appears to be getting worse each time I start it, and it looks like eventually it's not going to start at all!!

Any help gratefully received! Logs attached.

Wendy


DDS (Version 1.0.1) - NTFSx86
Run by Wendy at 10:44:42.95 on 15/12/2008
Internet Explorer: 7.0.5730.13
Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition 5.1.2600.2.1252.1.1033.18.502.90 [GMT 0:00]

============== Running Processes ===============

C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost -k DcomLaunch
svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs
C:\Program Files\Intel\Wireless\Bin\EvtEng.exe
C:\Program Files\Intel\Wireless\Bin\S24EvMon.exe
svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVGFRE~1\avgamsvr.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVGFRE~1\avgupsvc.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVGFRE~1\avgemc.exe
C:\Program Files\TOSHIBA\ConfigFree\CFSvcs.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe -k hpdevmgmt
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe -k HPZ12
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe -k HPZ12
C:\Program Files\Intel\Wireless\Bin\RegSrvc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system3... Read more

A:Laptop running slowly, struggling to boot

Bump, kindly

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Hello,I have a T580 P52s 20LB with a 500GB HDD, a ThinkPad T580 P52s M.2 SSD tray and a 500GB M.2 Samsung EVO 970 Pro.  I also have an M.2 to USB-C adapter.  Samsung Magician will not detect the SSD using the adapter so I used a work-around to clone my HDD (all partitions) to my SSD.  Afterward, I installed the SSD using the M.2 SSD tray but I got the boot device not found error.  My tech tried and got the same results. A third tech tried and got the same results.  Even when I had the third tech wipe the M.2, install it and try to do a fresh Window 10 install, it did not work.  I know the drive is fine because it works in other machinces.  I got my SSD tray directly from Lenovo and confirmed before purchasing and after receiving it that it is the correct part. I know the machine is capable of supporting SATA or M.2 NVMe for drive 1 but I can't seem to get this to work.  I picked up a SATA EVO 860 in case help from this forum isn't able to solve the problem.

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My computer won't boot. I took it to Geek Squad just this week and they said it's not a hardware problem and that it boots fine in safe mode. Now that I have it home it won't boot at all, which is what it was doing before I took it to them (I have no idea how they got it to boot). Sometimes when I power it on it immediately powers off. Most of the time the power stays on, but nothing happens (i.e., I can hear the fans turn on, or the drive spin for a couple seconds, but nothing happens on the monitor, which is on and works. I know this because I've connected the monitor to my laptop and it works fine). So I'm unable to do anything with the function keys. I've tried booting from the Windows 7 CD, a repair disk, and a bootable hardware diagnostic tools CD and nothing happens (i.e., the monitor remains black). So I can't even run a system restore. However, I took the hard drive (WD10EADS) out of the computer, and using a docking station connected it to my laptop. That worked fine and I was able to see all the files on the hard drive. Is it possible for me to fix the hard drive while it's docked to my laptop? Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated!

A:Computer won't boot, but hard drive works when docked to laptop

I'd like to know what's wrong with the computer and how to make it boot again. Of course I'd rather not erase everything on the hard drive (I know that, if need be, I can use the docking station, my laptop, and a new hard drive to back everything up). Thanks!

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Since applying the updates last weekend I am experiencing a most curious problem.  I have a T550 CK with a pro dock.  When the laptop is docked with the lid open, everything works perfectly, BUT with the lid closed it will not start or restart.  Does anyone have any ideas what to do to fix this?

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Hello!

I would really appreciate if someone could help me with this problem:

I'm trying to change the boot order but it seems impossible to boot it from the CD because I would like to format it, but it only has two options, cd not included...

I've already tried a few forums but with no luck.

Thank you very much for your time.

Best Regards

SubProphecy
 

A:Struggling to change boot order in a old machine (Compaq Evo N800v)

Have you tried it with a blank hard drive?? None bootable hard drive would do if you don't want to blank it.
It does seem a bit strange. I wonder if it gives you the choice of booting from the second bay and just says it is a floppy drive even if it is a CD
 

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Hi, I have been trying to upgrade my Lenovo P-series (P510)  Thinkstation and all I could find is maximum 850watt PSU available. Is it the maximum available or supported PSU ? I was Looking for PSU >1000watt. Can anyone suggest somthing related to where I can find PSU 1000watt to 1200 watt varient for Lenovo Thinkstation P510.

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hello i want upgrade my workstation and want to know if is possible switch the xeon processors for amd ryazen like the amd ryzen 1950x, amd ryzen threadripper 2950 or 2990wx?this are my sistem now Intel Xeon E5-2609 v4 Processor (8 cores, 20MB Cache, 1.7GHz)P910 Motherboard - Dual CPU224GB 2400MHz ECC RDIMMNVIDIA Quadro P2000 5GB 4xDP High ProfileTower 1300W 92%

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Hi. i need some help. i recently installed windows 7 ultimate on a new partition after having installed windows 8.1 pro. Now, after windows 7 is up and running, i cant find a way to boot back to windows 8.1. i checked msconfig and there is only windows 7 ultimate there and i checked under advanced settings in the system setting in control panel but it is not their either. i also tried using easybcd to check and create a new option that is linked to the drive where windows 8 is installed, but when i boot up and choose the windows 8.1 option, it gives me a 0xc0000428 error. can someone help please?

thanks

p.s my windows 8.1 drive was the C drive, but after i installed windows 7, that changed to the C drive and now my windows 8.1 drive is the D drive for some reason
My System SpecsSystem Spec

A:struggling to boot back to windows 8.1 after installing windows 7

Usually dual-booting two [or more] Operating Systems requires a boot menu of some type at startup where the choice of OS to use is made.

Due to differences in the various versions of Windows it's frequently recommended to install the older version first.
https://www.google.com/search?site=&....0.R1igrBEdrWA

Are the C: and D: drives 2 actual drives or partitions on one drive?

As for the msconfig issue, Win8.1 can't show, the 2 OSes don't know about each other, that's a lot of what dual-booting is about. And yes, I have dual-booted in the past but find it much simpler to use a 4-port KVM and choose the version/computer I want to use, either WinVista, Win7, Win8.1 or Linux Mint 17.

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Hello, I am wondering if anyone know what's the meaning of the error codes for P910.I tried to push the power buttom but the display shows black all the time. Later these two codes start to flash. The first one is b04F and I can't tell the second one. Thank youChrisbxx5b04F

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Greeting All,

Happy holidays!

I apologize in advance for any incorrect terminology, but I will do my best.

I need help finding the correct Ethernet (PCIE) Network Expansion Card for my Lenovo Thinkstation desktop.

The pc info is: (Windows 10)














I have already purchased two expansion cards with the assistance of two different technicians. One from Fry's and the other was an on-site tech from Stratasys. Either I am trying to place the card in the wrong slot, or they have instructed me incorrectly.

First please tell me if I am using the correct slot. I think the card should fit in slot 3, because our last pc had the card in slot 3(different pc, so old card does not fit the new pc). Here is a couple photos, and please also reference the spec sheet above if necessary. Slot 1 has the display port connectors.






(Notice the female slot on 3 has only two insertion places and not the required three that are required for the Fry's card that I have pictured below.)

Here is an image of what the Fry's tech support told me would work, and it does not fit:






(The card must have an Ethernet port like the one in this image.)

We will use the expansion card to transfer data between this new Lenovo PC and our 3D printer. There is not any particular required transfer rate. So if you would please give me on card at 1000 mbps and another at 1500 mbps or 2000 mbps. not sure if that even exists, just something faster tha... Read more

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Hello everyone, I have recently bought a Lenovo Thinkstation P510. When i unpacked it wanted to start de pc i saw no connection for a monitor. Doesn't it come with a graphics card included when you buy the system or did they forget to put the card.

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Hi,I'm looking to buy a decent Desktop tower PC that will last me at least 7 years of home use as well as some light video editing and use as a home file server, with a budget of around USD700. Right now I've set my sights on the M720 Tower and the P330 Tower, which I configured to $537 and $643 respectively. Apart from FlexBay, ThinkStation software and a better Wi-Fi card, what am I missing out on on the M720? Or are there any other options in the Think range ? Considerations Reliability. I still use my old ThinkCentre A57 from 2008 almost every day, and I expect this new PC to last at least this Long.Future-proof: I'm looking at mostly high-er end models because I want the specs to be usable 7 years later. Expandability: At least 3 SATA ports and at least 3 PCIe slots. Any opinion will be greatly appreciated. Thanks!

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Hi all, My company has been in the process of getting our task sequences to auto update our computers' BIOS. We want to utilize smbiosbiosversion/major/minor to accomplish this. Unlike the ThinkPad's,which already list it as "version", the Lenovo Support BIOS page for ThinkCentres and ThinkStations do not tell you what the smbiosversion the BIOS is supposed to be. The readme doesn't tell you either. This has become a huge pain point for us, because we have to install updates first in order to determine what the magic number is. Can this number be added to the webpage or the readme for the ThinkCentre/ ThinkStations like it is for the ThinkPads? It's critical for our detection methods! Thanks! UPDATE-Specifically looking for SystemBiosMinorVersion and SystemBiosMajorVersion values, not smbiosbiosversionChanged title to reflect this.

A:ThinkCentre and ThinkStation SystemBiosMinorVersion and SystemBiosMajorVersion values - request

You should find these documented in the Deployment Recipe cards at https://pcsupport.lenovo.com/us/en/solutions/recipecards?linkTrack=Mast%3ASubNav%3ASupport%3ALarge%2... Scroll down to the ThinkCentre models

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I installed Windows 7 Pro 32 bit on a New Lenovo ThinkStation P310 from scratch off the .iso image from the Volume Licensing Web site. I have found all the drivers with the exception of the USB Controller. There is a driver on Lenovo's website that says
it is for Win 7 32 and 64 bit but it does not load correctly evidently. Device Manager Shows it with a yellow exclamation Point. Checking Properties it has the following :
Drivers for this device are not installed. (Code 28)
It also lists the following Hardware Id's :

PCI\VEN_8086&DEV_A12F&SUBSYS_30C017AA&REV_31
PCI\VEN_8086&DEV_A12F&SUBSYS_30C017AA
PCI\VEN_8086&DEV_A12F&CC_0C0330
PCI\VEN_8086&DEV_A12F&CC_0C03
According to Lenovo it should be using the driver I have loaded multiple times as the Renesas driver. Checked Windows updates, installed all updates but still the same. The only 2 things that work plugged into any USB port is a keyboard and mouse. I can
plug anything else into any of the multiple USB ports and the system never appears to even see a device plugged in. Multiple USB thumbdrives I use everyday in multiple PC's loaded with anything from XP to Windows 10 64 bit.

Any ideas would be appreciated.

Thanks,
Dan

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Lenovo please update the BIOS for your older PC with the available microcode from Intel to help avoid Spectre.  When will Lenovo add Sandy Bridge based Intel cpus, and many others, to the list of products at "Reading Privileged Memory with a Side Channel" linked here https://support.lenovo.com/gb/en/solutions/len-18282 I see Intel have already released new microcode for Sandy Bridge cpu's to mitigate Spectre and many other cpus.  See the long list here https://downloadcenter.intel.com/download/27431/Linux-Processor-Microcode-Data-File Lenovo need to post far more target dates for BIOS updates, with the new microcode, beyond the recent PCs listed!  I see HP are ahead here, they have aready published dates for their products using Sandy Bridge cpus.  See this link https://support.hp.com/us-en/document/c05869091  Several HP products on this page use Sandy Bridgde cpus and already have target dates for new BIOS/microcode.  For example the HP Compaq 8200 Elite gets new BIOS and microcode on 19th Jan 2018 - well done HP - a very simlair business class PC to the Thinkcentre M91p. 

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Having a connectivity issue with a serial device when using meter reading software on Windows 10 build 1809. The serial device is connected to the machine via an FTDI serial-to-usb convertor. When the application opens it cannot detect the device despite being present in the Device Manager and connected to the appropriate COM port. This problem did not occur with build 1709. Any advice is greatly appreciated!

A:ThinkStation M920Q not reading serial device when using FTDI serial to usb connection

This is serial port attached?  Do you have any that are USB attached, do they work? 

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Having a connectivity issue with a serial device when using meter reading software on Windows 10 build 1809. The serial device is connected to the machine via an FTDI serial-to-usb convertor. When the application opens it cannot detect the device despite being present in the Device Manager and connected to the appropriate COM port. This problem did not occur with build 1709. Any advice is greatly appreciated!

A:ThinkStation M920Q not reading serial device when using FTDI serial to usb connection

This is serial port attached?  Do you have any that are USB attached, do they work? 

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I would like to know if there is a way to have my system automatically switch from wired network connection to wireless when docked versus un-docked.
I need to use a wired network connection when docked but wireless when un-docked.

Is this possible

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What are the USB ports on a Lenovo P52s ? I can see the two USB 3.0 ports (on the right of the laptop) On the left, starting from the the back you have the power input,  then the Thunderbolt 3 port and then . . .   the USB-C port  ?  or is it ? What cable type do you use with this port ?  Thanks

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Whilst the P53s continues to be unavailable I noticed that lenovo.com also offers a P52s. The largest PCIe SSD that it comes with is a 1TB SSD and the largest amount of RAM it comes with is 2x16GB DDR4 SODIMMs. I was wondering if that computer could be upgraded with the following: 2TB PCI NVMe SSD2x32GB DDR4 SODIMMsFor that matter could I get it with a SATA3 SSD and get a PCIe NVMe SSD after the fact? Would a SATA3 SSD P52s even have a PCI NVMe slot? Like a 1TB SSD PCIe costs $370 more than a 500GB HDD 7200RPM SATA3 but I can buy a 1TB PCIe SSD off of amazon.com for $129.99 and just image the contents of the HDD over, which both saves me money and gets me an extra HDD that I can use for whatever. Does the Intel Optane 16GB SSD PCIe take the slot that the larger capacity PCIe SSDs would take up? Could I (on my own) configure the P52s with both a PCIe NVMe SSD and a SATA3 SSD?

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I've had my computer for 5 months. I remember it always running hot, but I'm not sure this hot.  I run solidworks 90% of the time the laptop is open. Nothing major was running, an assembly file with maybe 20 parts underneath it. Disabled thunderbolt, that had no effect. any other ideas? my fingertips are literally burning. 

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So Lenovo sent me an M.2 PCIe SSD that wouldn't physically fit to get into the M.2 slot.  I was told by a computer shop that that slow was made for an NIC.  I don't know what to think but It was requested that I send the SSD back.  My questions are as follows: Will the P52s support an M.2 SSD?I still havn't gotten the package lable to send the SSD back:  Is anyone here capable of getting me that?Chat support keeps telling me that they don't know, and my phone is having hardware problems.

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Hello,  I have a P52s, and just received my dock today, which is the 40AJ0135US, and I'm having some difficulty with the setup. The dock has power, provided by the included 135W psu, the laptop is charging from the dock, I am not getting any video from the vga port, and the usb ports are not working. I've installed the drivers listed on the product page for the dock, and have had no change. Any assistance would be much appreciated.

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Got my new P52s about 20 days ago. I was very excited at that time. Now,  I am very disappointed about my unit ( 32G RAM/ 1T SSD/ 4K screen & all features ): it is very noisy.  I have updated all softwares and firmware.  My T470s ( one year old ) is very quiet.  I thought T580 should be good too ( P52s is same as T580 ).  Since it is noisy, I haven't really use it yet.  Is it normal for this model ? Or, my unit is not good. Please give me suggestion. I believe that I have one week to make my decision: keep it, replace  it or chage to another model ( which 15 inch one is good ?).  

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