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Lenovo ThinkCentre M92p. After updating the BIOS from 06/30/2017, the system restarts constantly.

Q: Lenovo ThinkCentre M92p. After updating the BIOS from 06/30/2017, the system restarts constantly.

Hi,yesterday I updated new BIOS 9SKT99A to ThinkCentre M92p (motherboard is7xm rev. 1.0). BIOS is taken from the official website of Lenovo. The update was made using the program "Flash UEFI BIOS update (Flash from operating system version)" - 9sjy99usa.exe from Windows 7 Pro x64.Now after BIOS update is PC constant reboot. The last picture before rebooting: FW status recovery error. This message hangs 0.5 seconds on the built-in video card, or 2-3 seconds on the external video card (in my case, the NVIDIA GT 730). Only thing I can do is access BIOS setting or choose boot device thru F12 or F1.I did:F9 (reset to default) and CMOS reset - no change, Boot mode UEFI or LEGACY - no change, Boot device (USB/DVD of W7, W8, W10, network boot) - no change, Disconnecting all boot devices - nochange.I need help.Thanks,Dmitriy.

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A: Lenovo ThinkCentre M92p. After updating the BIOS from 06/30/2017, the system restarts constantly.

Burn a CD with the BIOS ISO, and follow the procedure for recovering from a failed BIOS update in the HMM. If unsuccessful, do the same with the previous version of BIOS, which is at the very bottom of your system's BIOS download page.

Edit: try the older version first, if that works, then do a regular CD ISO update to the latest.

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Hi, I updated new BIOS 9SKT99A to ThinkCentre M82 BIOS downloaded from official website of Lenovo.https://pcsupport.lenovo.com/us/en/products/desktops-and-all-in-ones/thinkcentre-m-series-desktops/t... Now after BIOS update the PC boots for a second and turns off. Then the cycle repeats. I believe it's a problem with this version of the BIOS. I have attempted to revert to the pervious version via the Jumper Procedure, but it appears to have been over written. 

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Hello,today we updated new BIOS 9SKT94AUS to ThinkCentre M92p, previous state with Win7, we needed do upgrade to Win10.Now after BIOS update is device not booting, only thing we can do is access BIOS setting or choose boot device thru F12 or F1.We did:F9 (reset to default), CMOS reset (1-2/2-3 pin) - no change, UEFI/LEGACY - no changeLINUX (no change), Installation media (USB/DVD of W7, W8, W10, network boot) - no changeAfter choosing boot device directly we get when USB e.g. flash is inserted Lenovo logo hanging,when CD/DVD inserted underscore hanging.Anyone any ideas?Thanks,Tomas

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Might someone be able to please assist?   Ran the BIOS update to version 9SKT75A through the ThinkVantage System Update and the computer now fails to bring up a BIOS screen or load windows.  Looks like the BIOS update failed even though did not interrupt power supply or boot cycle, per instructions. Looking for the original POST and BIOS update file for M92p Tiny to run the boot block recoery as per Lenovo help article here:  http://support.lenovo.com/en_US/detail.page?DocID=HT077504.  However, the link within the article to download the file for  'ThinkCentre M92/p, M92p Tiny, M82, Edge 92, E31' is broken.  See here:  http://download.lenovo.com/ibmdl/pub/pc/pccbbs/thinkcentre_bios/9sj942usa.iso  Does any one have the originial BIOS update file for the boot block procedure for this computer that would be willing to share? To Lenovo: can you please fix the following link on your help site and make the original POST and BIOS update file available again?   Thank you, M

A:ThinkCentre M92p Tiny - Failed BIOS update though Lenovo ThinkVantage - please help

Problem solved toay,You need to open your machine. Find the cmos clear jumpers.Move the little cup from positions 1-2 to 2-3. Unplug Hard Disk. Close the machine. Insert a portable USB DVD to a usb port (have a copy of the new bios on the cd) and turn on your machine. It will boot from USB DVD drive and it will load the new bios. Machine will shut down after the new bios update. Open agin the machine, plug the Hard Disk and put back the jumpers to 1-2 position. Unplug USB DVD and it will boot from Hard Disk. That's all. IN OTHER WORDS: Bios update can be done if first you change the jumpers on motherboard.

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Lenovo Thinkcentre m92p sff (3227) makes Beep sound when powered on since I updated the bios to the version: 9sjw99usa.exe.Also since I replaced the stock lenovo Fans with Noctua fans it makes a second beep (so 2 beep sounds total and there is a fan error in the bios event log), when I connect back the stock fans it makes only 1 beep again. I dont know if the noctua fans would cause the same behaviour on the older bios version since I replaced the fans after the bios update , but I know that with the old bios version there wasnt any beep on startup with the stock fans.I read somewhere that lenovos can give errors in the bios event log with other fans when their rpms are slower then the original fans rpm were, that doesnt explain the single beep on start up with the stock fans though.I wasnt able to find any older bioses for my model to experiment with them on the lenovo support page only the newest bios is offered for download and I wasnt able to find a way to turn of the self test / beep post on start in the bios. I remember that some oem pc systems had key combination for hidden bios settings, does someone know of such a combination to enable hidden settings for my device, or any other way to turn of the annoying beep sounds?I also replaced the stock PSU  with a Be!Quiet! TFX Power 2 300W Gold + 24 to 14 adapter right after I updated the bios. Bould the first beep on start be because of the new PSU? But how would the System know its not the stock PSU? I... Read more

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Hello, i bought a lenovo m92p, but for gaming i want to upgrade the gpu, actually there's a gt630 i want to upgrade to 1050ti. CPU: i5 3470PSU: FSP280-40EPARAM: 8 gb The issue is, the 280W PSU will hold a 1050ti?

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Hello  I have a LENOVO ThinkCentre M92p 3.40 gigahertz Intel Core i7-3770 running on windows 10 , I am ready shoot the pc and printer! I have a brother  MFC- J4420DW . I can see the printer from other desktop and laptop ,in home and print from them, but I am unable to print on this lenovo product ..I have sat on the brother tech line they could not figure out why this pc does not see the printer whether i do usb cable or  network printer setup.  I had tried full software DL off brother site, just driver , everything i could think of!.   I did notice when i plug my iphone 6 into any usb port nothing happens . Do not know if its related , I tried other devices in and usb works .pc identify the item. Any thoughts are appreciated! OS Name Microsoft Windows 10 ProVersion 10.0.17134 Build 17134Other OS Description Not AvailableOS Manufacturer Microsoft CorporationSystem Name LENOVOI7-PCSystem Manufacturer LENOVOSystem Model 2988E2FSystem Type x64-based PCSystem SKU LENOVO_MT_2988Processor Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-3770 CPU @ 3.40GHz, 3401 Mhz, 4 Core(s), 8 Logical Processor(s)BIOS Version/Date LENOVO 9SKT86AUS, 10/21/2014SMBIOS Version 2.7Embedded Controller Version 255.255BIOS Mode LegacyPCR7 Configuration Binding Not PossibleWindows Directory C:\WINDOWSSystem Directory C:\WINDOWS\system32Boot Device \Device\HarddiskVolume3Locale United StatesHardware Abstraction Layer Version = "10.0.17134.285"Installed Physical Mem... Read more

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Hello Everyone, 
 
I had a quick question here. In 2016, I purchased a 2012 Lenovo ThinkCentre M92p. It is Windows 7 Professional, and has 8GB of Ram. Intel CPU up to 3.20 GHz. 
I love it to be honest,  but have just now received word that Windows 7 will no longer be supported after January of 2020. I was wondering if it will be possible for me to upgrade this system to a Windows 10 ? I do not want to buy a new computer, and do not want to try and continue using Windows 7 after it is no longer supported. Can anyone tell me if this is possible ? Thanks. 
 
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A:2012 Lenovo ThinkCentre M92p, can I upgrade to Windows 10? Yes, with "How to"

What form factor, and what processor?

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Hello Everyone, 
 
I had a quick question here. In 2016, I purchased a 2012 Lenovo ThinkCentre M92p. It is Windows 7 Professional, and has 8GB of Ram. Intel CPU up to 3.20 GHz. 
I love it to be honest,  but have just now received word that Windows 7 will no longer be supported after January of 2020. I was wondering if it will be possible for me to upgrade this system to a Windows 10 ? I do not want to buy a new computer, and do not want to try and continue using Windows 7 after it is no longer supported. Can anyone tell me if this is possible ? Thanks. 
 
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A:2012 Lenovo ThinkCentre M92 & M92p, can I upgrade to Windows 10? Yes, with "How to"

What form factor, and what processor?

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Hello Everyone,  I had a quick question here. In 2016, I purchased a 2016 Lenovo ThinkCentre M92p. It is Windows 7 Professional, and has 8GB of Ram. Intel CPU up to 3.20 GHz. I love it to be honest,  but have just now received word that Windows 7 will no longer be supported after January of 2020. I was wondering if it will be possible for me to upgrade this system to a Windows 10 ? I do not want to buy a new computer, and do not want to try and continue using Windows 7 after it is no longer supported. Can anyone tell me if this is possible ? Thanks. 

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Hi,I've been considering buying a new GPU for my SFF M92p.I currently have 1GB 620 GT nvidia GPU & I would like to upgrade to a 2GB GPU.  i7-3770 Cpu 3.4GHzWindows 1016GB DDR3 RAM1T HDPSU - 240 Watt I need professional assistance on : - Can i find 2GB GPU to use on this current system @ 240 ?- If not, would i need to change my PSU ? And where do i buy such a unit ? What's it called ? [It's for gaming]    

A:Lenovo ThinkCentre M92p 2988-E2U [Video card upgra...

The GTX 750 Ti could work with a SFF M92p.   Upgrade to the latest BIOS beforehand, CD ISO method is most reliable.   Check that there aren't any taller heatsinks on the motherboard that could interfere with the graphics card (refer to photos of the card.)   
 
Since your system is older, to ensure the necessary airflow, clean the front air intake and fan with vacuum and canned compressed air, jam the fan with a cable tie or similar so it can't spin and over-speed.  Same for CPU fan and heat sink, and vac the intake and rear exhaust of the power supply.  
 

I can confirm that this MSI brand low-profile  GTX 750 Ti 2GB  card works perfectly in my M93p SFF machine without upgrading the PSU:   MSI N750-Ti-2GD5TLP
 
Measuring the power draw running Prime95 (CPU benchmark) , FurMark (GPU benchmark) , charging mobile phone via USB and copying large files at the same time , it stays below 190W.   Have been running this for several hours. I have also been playing Fallout 4 (FullHD, ultra textures, 60 FPS) for 100 hours without any problems.   As the case is quite compact, I was worried about the temperature but it stays below 80C for the GPU at full power over extended periods of time (about 25C ambient temp in the room). 
 
Installation is ok. Just mount the low profile bracket and move the PCIe 1x WiFi card (if you have one) into another slot.  Preferably le... Read more

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Hello, the weirdest thing has happened. I've read all kinds of posts of the nVidia GT 1030 card being compatible with fairly recent ThinkCentres, but after 2 hours of exhausting attempts I still could not start my M92P SFF desktop with a GT 1030. A few years back the excruciatingly slow stock HDD was replaced with an Intel 535 Series 480 GB SSD, and the first thing I saw after installing the GT 1030 video card was the message 'Operating system not found'. The SSD disappeared from BIOS. Removed the GT 1030 and everything is fine. Checked that the SSDs BIOS was of the latest version, updated the PC's BIOS, found out that it was booting in legacy non-UEFI mode. Converted the system drive to GPT, switched to UEFI booting and everything worked without the video card. I was sure the problem was UEFI-related, because even without the GT 1030, prior to switching to GPT, when attempting boot in UEFI mode, I was getting exactly the same message 'No operating system found', the BIOS did non detect the SSD. Having done all this, I plug in the GT 1030 and bam! Same crap. The BIOS does not see the SSD! But why? More this time, not only it did not detect the now GPT SSD, but a couple of seconds after powering up the M92P would not turn on at all, no matter how many times I pressed/for how long held the power button. It was making some sound from the speaker though, as if it was trying to power up, but couldn't, it was not an error beep. So I had to remove the GT 1030 once again an... Read more

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I have been using a Display Port to HDMI Cable with my M92p for a long time now to connect to my 2 Philips Monitors. I now wanted to connect my M93p the same way and I'm now struggling to do so. I just cant get a signal out through Display Port no matter what I do neither in Bios nor on Windows. And on the PC side, my Monitors are not recognized at all. As my setup works with the M92p, the cable and Monitor are OK I guess. Why does M93p fail? Apart from VGA, the Display Ports are the only other Option. I read that M92p has DIsplay Port Version 1.1. and M93p Version 1.2: https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/ThinkCentre-A-E-M-S-Series/M93P-Displayport-1-1-or-1-2/td-p/2174499 But I also read that Cable wise this schouldn't make any difference. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/DisplayPort#Overview WHats the problem here? WHy is Display Port Output not working on M93p while it does work on M92p?

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I recently fully restored my Windows 10 Pro on my tx1c5 (kabylake 20HQ).I was installing new drivers and charging at once.The fan was pretty loud so decided to install BIOS Update Utility ver 1.22.It helped however when laptop turned on it stopped charging.I installed other recommended drivers from lenovo site (like power management or thuderbolt ones) but none of them worked. I didn't install drivers from sections Enterprise Management and responsible for storage. Should I?Then tried to restore system once again, but windows won't allow me without connected AC. System recovery doesn't work as well.Also, tried to look in BIOS settings, but unfortunetly couldn't found anything that would help.I don't think it is a charger problem becouse it is quite new, and the problem appeared just after BIOS update.I have 50% battery left and don't know what to do when it will be gone to 0 .I will add that both usb-c ports don't work. Can't test them with external storege, becouse i have none.Do You have any ideas? Would appreciate some solutions!

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Hey folks,
 
Got an M93 with Win 10. Lenovo solution center asks to do upgrades on BIOS and a bunch of drivers. Did that, and now I can't boot the computer. 
 
Tried pressing F1 after pressing start button, no help. Can't enter BIOS, still stuck at lenovo screen. Also tried Ctrl+Alt+Del on that screen, blacks out then stuck at lenovo screen again. 
 
Please help and inform, thanks!!!
 
James
 
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A:ThinkCentre: Stuck at Lenovo splash screen after lenovo solution bios upgrade

I would try resetting the BIOS using the jumper, or by taking out the CMOS battery, wait a minute or two, and then replace it and try booting up. See page 73 of the Hardware Maintenance Manaul linked below for location of the Clear CMOS/Recovery jumper (# 20) https://download.lenovo.com/pccbbs/thinkcentre_pdf/m83m93p_hmm.pdf Clearing the CMOS (BIOS)1. Remove all media from the drives and turn off all attached devices and the computer. Then, disconnect all power cords from electrical outlets and disconnect all cables that are connected to the computer. 2. Remove the computer cover. 3. Locate the Clear CMOS /Recovery jumper on the system board. 4. Move the jumper from the standard position (pin 1 and pin 2) to the maintenance position (pin 2 and pin 3). 5. Reinstall the computer cover and connect the power cord. 6. Turn on the computer and leave it on for approximately 10 seconds. Then, turn off the computer by holding the power switch for approximately five seconds. 7. Repeat step 1 through step 2. 8. Move the Clear CMOS /Recovery jumper back to the standard position (pin 1 and pin 2). 9. Reinstall the computer cover and connect the power cord. Good Luck, 

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Hi, I just purchased an M92p Tiny for playing around a little bit with it, because I like the form factor.I got the pretty maxed out spec machine (i5 CPU, 8gb RAM, I put in my 500gb Samsung SSD, 2 x Display Ports, 1 VGA, I added a brand new mPCIe WiFi/Bluetooth card, ...).I installed Windows 10 Pro and XUbuntu as dualboot via UEFI and it works fine.By the way I also upgraded the machine with the latest BIOS firmware from the Lenovo support page. What bothers me:- I configured in BIOS a slower Lenvo splashscreen, but still it passes by pretty fast <2-3 seconds I believe -- but ok, I can live with that, but would like to see a bit more relevant and interesting information than just a splashscreen- I can ONLY see the boot splashscreen and F1 BIOS setup and F12 boot device prompt via VGA port (I played around with the configuration in BIOS auto/IGP without any effects - and multi-monitor option doesn't exist as stated in some other posts)- Once boot procedure is done, and the OS is switching graphics mode (Win10 or Xubuntu login screen in Xorg) then it switches to DisplayPort. How can I enforce the usage of the Display Port all the time from the beginning? I don't want to use the VGA port at all, but I want to have the option to see the F12 boot device prompt and maybe go to the BIOS setup via DisplayPort from time to time. Hope you guys can help me, thanks in advance!!!

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As the title says. 3 year old laptop that otherwise is still great, now useless due to Lenovo not updating the bios and preventing me from updating windows which made adobe illustrator and photoshop stop working, can't download codecs, etc. Windows support said until lenovo updates the bios I'm out of luck and have a useless machine. I can browse the internet and use apps that haven't tried to update... Lenovo was a great machine. I was a big fan. Due to lack of support for older machines and this ridiculous issue I would never recommend any business professional like me to purchase one. To have it literally just stop working one day due to lack of software upkeep on lenovo is just silly. Is this how you make people buy new computers? It worked, except I'm going to go to best buy and ask them to sell me a machine that won't stop suddenly due to the manufacturer not keeping it up to date. For the record this is the second time this has happened and lenovo updated a few weeks later. I use this for work and can not deal with my apps not working for weeks while I wait for lenovo to roll out updates... SO, dear Lenovo, update the bios of the y50-70, serial: CB36361936

A:My y50-70 is now useless due to lenovo not updating bios preventing me from updating windows.

What version of Windows are you running right now, what version are you trying to update to, and what error are you getting? Per Lenovo (see link below), that model is compatible with Windows 10 1809, but has not yet been certified for Microsoft's just released May 1903 update. Lenovo devices tested for Windows 10 version 1809https://support.lenovo.com/us/en/solutions/ht507291 When Microsoft makes major OS updates, the manufactures of hardware devices in your system such as like Intel, Synaptics and Realteck etc. may need to provide updated drivers to computer manufacturers such as Lenovo etc. so their hardware will work properly.  Windows 10 version 1903 is just now rolling out, so I cannot believe that Adobe is requiring version 1903 for codec updates etc.    I also find it hard to believe that it is a BIOS issue, and would guess that most likely Microsoft is blowing you off with that excuse, because there are many Y50-70 systems running Windows 10 already using the old BIOS. Windows 10 Drivers page for Lenovo Y50-70https://pcsupport.lenovo.com/us/en/products/laptops-and-netbooks/lenovo-y-series-laptops/y50-70-note...    Cheers,

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I have downloaded the bois from the lenovo official site. But when I am updating its show the error message not for this notebook . I have lenovo g500s laptop .other people also facing same issue for the same laptop .please help ...Thanks in advance...











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A:Lenovo g500s bios updating problem. While updating...

Pan761,
 
The correct version of BIOS update has been just released - BIOS Update for Windows 8.1 (32-bit, 64-bit)
 
Now there should be no problems with it's  installation.
 
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ThinkCentre model M92P 3209B32 can use 1TB SSD ? any storage limitation?

A:ThinkCentre M92P 3209B32 SSD limitation

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ThinkCentre model M92P 3209B32 can use 1TB SSD ? any storage limitation?

I'm sure there is a storage limitation, but not as nearly as low as 1 TB.  (And it maybe more a function of the OS.)

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Hi there,I recently got a ThinkCentre M92p (model 3227K75) with a CPU i5-3470 (3.2Ghz), 32Gb of RAM, large SSD and an nVidia GeForce GT1030.I have seen lot's of not up to dated forum regarding the upgrade options for this computer so I hope you don't mind if I make this question again: what's the best upgrade I can do, with appreciable result, for CPU and GPU? Other question: can I go for 64Gb of RAM? Thanks in advance for your suggestions!!Gennaro

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I would like to upgrade my GTX 960 to a 1070. My concern is if the motherboard can support a GTX 1070. I have already replaced the power supply so that is not an issue. Just would like to verify before I make a purchase. 

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I got a refurb M92P with (according to the specs) an 80 watt PS (?). To upgrade I thought I'd at least try the Lenovo 240 watt (since the footprint is identical). Anyway, got it, hooked up the 24 to 14 pin adapter cable, and plugged it in. The unit wouldn't boot, kept turning on/off every couple seconds, so I shut it down and replaced the original PS. Anyone heard of that happening? It seems odd that I read of other people hooking up 3rd party PSs with the adapter cable with no problem, yet a Lenovo  made PS does this? Also, I'd hate to buy a 3rd party PS and experience the same thing. At least with the Lenovo PS the vendor accepts returns. Any insights appreciated.

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I tried updating the BIOS on my M92p tiny and now I don't see the bios screen or any output. I have tried the BIOS recovery steps in the manual:- The system doesn't beep after a few minutes with a USB BIOS recovery key (tested and usb is bootable on another pc)- The system turns on but doesn't show any output or errors- I burned a BIOS CD but when plugging the CD drive into the internal sata + sata power it doesn't get powered- I tried the CD drive while being powered from another pc and then plugging the sata in - didn't do anything- The system will ramp up the fan for a split second and then the fan slows down and the system stays on- Sometimes the system will reboot a few times and then go off completely. - Taking the RAM out gives the RAM error beep code- The CPU gets hot so it must be powered at least?- I left the CMOS battery out overnight I have a vga cable plugged in, it's possible that it's outputting on the displayport so I'm not seeing anything but I find that very unlikely? Anything I've missed or could try? If not, any idea how much a replacement motherboard is?  Cheers 

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I can boot into BIOS, but get black screen with cursor in the top left corner of the screen on exit.  System will not boot into Windows, nor will it boot in to WinPE either on CD or thumbdrive.  Took it to  computer repair shop and they gave up after 3 days and told me I had to buy a new motherboard or find  someone that can replace BIOS chip.  HDD removed and inserted into another PC and the HDD boots normally.  Put fresh (new) HDD into M92p and tried to install Windows but PC does not see HDD.  1) How can I recover my M92p from failed BIOS flash?  2) Is it true that I will need a new motherboard?  3)  Are there any motherboards compatible to the M92p available and if so, where?





T510, M83, M92p, et al

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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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A:ThinkCentre M92p: What Linux can it run? FreeBSD not recognised

This doesn't go back as far as the M92:  Lenovo - Linux for Personal Systems
 
I suggest the Lenovo 'Linux' forums may be a better place to research this question:  Lenovo - Linux > Other Linux

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Hey all, I have several ThinkCentre M92p computers at my work. I did a Lansweeper report and they all need to be patched due to Intel's SA-00086 vulnerability. I downloaded the patch from here: https://support.lenovo.com/downloads/ds031164 and when I run it the patch looks like it's installing just fine. BUT, when I run Intel's SA-00086 test utility I get this message:Tool Started 1/26/2018 12:31:06 PM
Name: IT-2
Manufacturer: LENOVO
Model: 2988E2U
Processor Name: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-3770 CPU @ 3.40GHz
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 10 Pro
Status: This system is vulnerable.
Tool StoppedI've run the utility several times but I get the same message. I've downloaded it a couple of times but still no joy.These computers originally came with Windows 8 on them and we did Microsoft's free upgrade to Windows 10. All of them have subsequently been upgraded to the 1709 version of Windows 10.  FWIW Windows 10 isn't listed as an option for the patch. Any ideas, suggestions or recommendations on how to get all of these computers patched against SA-00086?Thanks,Joe B

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Hey all, I have several ThinkCentre M92p computers at my work. I did a Lansweeper report and they all need to be patched due to Intel's SA-00086 vulnerability. I downloaded the patch from here: https://support.lenovo.com/downloads/ds031164 and when I run it the patch looks like it's installing just fine. BUT, when I run Intel's SA-00086 test utility I get this message:Tool Started 1/26/2018 12:31:06 PM
Name: IT-2
Manufacturer: LENOVO
Model: 2988E2U
Processor Name: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-3770 CPU @ 3.40GHz
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 10 Pro
Status: This system is vulnerable.
Tool StoppedI've run the utility several times but I get the same message. I've downloaded it a couple of times but still no joy.These computers originally came with Windows 8 on them and we did Microsoft's free upgrade to Windows 10. All of them have subsequently been upgraded to the 1709 version of Windows 10.  FWIW Windows 10 isn't listed as an option for the patch. Any ideas, suggestions or recommendations on how to get all of these computers patched against SA-00086?Thanks,Joe B

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alguien me puede ayudar con mi equipo, no manda seņal se video.

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I'm trying to add a dual-eSATA controller to my M92 model 3209. It's a PCI-express card. I've tried both the x16 and x1 (or x4, or whatever it is) and the PC just refuses to see it - it doesn't show up in the Windows 10 device manager (either as a drive controller or an unknown device) or in the BIOS. This card worked successfully in both a Dell Optiplex and an older M91 PC, so I'm fairly sure that's not the issue (it showed up in the BIOS in both of those). I have tried updating the BIOS but it didn't help. Also tried resetting the BIOS to optimal defaults, also with no results. For what it's worth, I added a PCI (non-express) sound card to the same PC, and it worked first time. Any ideas?

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Last week, I updated the BIOS on the machine to the latest version. Yesterday (15/08), I noticed that the 'System Version' was set to 'Lenovo Product', so I loaded up DOS and used the Amidos tool to adjust it. It set the new value successfully, so I rebooted the machine and walked away. A few minutes later, I noticed the machine wasn't back online. I went to check on the machine and noticed that it had no output to the display, but two beeps (similar-sounding to during a BIOS update) occurred every 10 - 15 seconds. I killed the power to the machine. Upon booting, there were 2 POST beeps, but no display. I eventually managed to get the following message by unplugging the Hard Drive. And have been able to get it since with the Hard Drive plugged in.If no button is pressed, the machine turns off. It then powers itself back on a few seconds later and starts beeping, as described earlier. The system will not boot into Windows. I cannot PXE boot. I can load into BIOS, but all the settings are reset as soon as the system boots.  I followed the steps in this document, on page 267.  Unfortunately, this didn't work. I have also tried; reseating the RAM & swapping the power supply. Neither of these worked. Any help pointing me in the right direction would be massively appreciated. 

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Just wondering if, and how, I can troubleshoot an oddity I have. We run a number of this model Lenovo and decided they would be better with 8Gb of RAM, up from the original 4Gb. All went smoothly until one PC emitted a musical alert on booting after the upgrade, which stopped when I removed the new RAM. I checked I had the new RAM in the correct slot, blue just like the original stick. I tried the suspect stick in the next box and it is fine. Where do I start looking to find out what is going on? Regards, Granville.

A:Thinkcentre m92p memory upgrade failed

I would repace the original 4GB with upgrade memory, test to see if it boots, and then put original memory into upgrade slot and test, if it fails, that slot is probably bad.   You could use it in the other bank, won't be as fast, but you'll have 8GB.
 
After any memory upgrade or change, I suggest running a couple of passes of MemTest86, the free version, to ensure all is well.  
 
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I am trying to update the Uefi/ bios for a Lenovo Thinkcentre M82.  I created a CD with the files and followed the instructions.  The instructions say to reboot the computer with the CD in the drive.  I do this.  However, the computer boots normally to Windows. Since I have never flashed a UEFI/ bios before, I would like to understand a little more about what's actually involved.  Is part of the process to have a bootable CD and boot to it?  Or are we just using the files that are on the CD? If I have to get into the uefi bios and initiate the process through a screen in there, I don't seem to be able to get in there, for some reason.  I tried F1, F2, F10, F12, and enter (each on separate boots).  I also tried to initiate the process through Windows (there is a choice "updated UEFI firmware").

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Hi Over the last few weeks i have been attempting unsuccessfully to fix my laptop, i have tried every fix i have come across and nothing seems to help. My problem is that my laptop constantly returns to the lenovo splash screen.  I have replaced the hardrive to an ssd as i presumed this may be the problem it detects the hardrive so i believe it is working as intended.  When i try to do anything fresh install of windows, change bios settings etc the laptop closes these windows and returns to the lenovo screen. One issue i can maybe see is that in BIOS information it detects two hardrives the samsung ssd i have installed and a liteonit lss-16l6g . What is the liteonit hardrive? i cant seem to remove it. Has anyone had the issue where it constantly returns to the lenovo screen even when trying to install windows.  Thanks

A:Lenovo u530 bios help, constantly returns to lenovo screen

I have just found the lss ssd and removed it, not sure what its purpose was.

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In system information it says I have a local fixed disk, which I think is HDD? I want to upgrade to an SSD. 1.) Regarding the current HDD, can I/should I remove it when upgrading? If it can be removed, is there any benefit to keeping it in place for other functions, etc? 2.) Im not sure which type of SSD to get. I cannot determine if I need mSATA, a 2.5" SSD, 3.5" SSD, or a 2.5" with a 3.5" adaptor. Any benefits to choosing a particular type? Are they all compatible with this model? Thank you

A:ThinkCentre M92p Desktop - Type 3209; Upgrading to SSD

2.5" SSD, with or without a 3.5" adapter.  Samsung 860 Evo is a popular, cost effective choice. 

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My thinkcentre won't boot, all I get is an error "FW status recovery" on black screen. The problem started after I unpluged it and move to a new location.I found out the onboard battery (CR2032) was dead, and replaced it with a new one, but the problem still persist. I tried resetting the CMOS using the jumpers.I now installed the latest BIOS software (using CD) and still the same issue.I can access the BIOS setup using F1, but nothing can get me past the boot operation (I can confirm latest BIOS was installed). Any idea on what is corrupt and need recovery?I tried resetting BIOS to default values.  Are there any settings on the BIOS that I can try? Is there a way to update the firmware using a USB/CD boot media??  I can't boot into windows to use the Intel Firmware tool. It's a ThinkCentre M92p type 3238. Thanks for any assistance.

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Hello everyoneI have bought second-hand my M92P SFF (3218) and I intend to boost it a bit. Things that I want to do involve upgrading the RAM (to 16GB) and -this is where I need help- if possible, the CPU.I have seen a model of my very PC with the i7-3770 (3.4GHz). Can I simply swap the current i5-3470 for an i7-3770? Will it work or will I have issues? I mean like the BIOS not "seeing" the processor etc...Also, how much of an improvement in speed / graphics ability could I see with such a "swap".Anyone knowing an answer for sure I would wholeheartedly welcome his/her help.
 
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A:ThinkCentre M92p SFF/Tower: upgrade CPU processor to i7-3770

@m92puser wrote:
I have seen a model of my very PC with the i7-3770 (3.4GHz). Can I simply swap the current i5-3470 for an i7-3770? Will it work or will I have issues? I mean like the BIOS not "seeing" the processor etc...Also, how much of an improvement in speed / graphics ability could I see with such a "swap".

Yes, upgrade to i7-3770 (the top processor for this model) is possible, and as it's the same wattage as existing i5, there are no cooler issues.  But benchmarks show less than a 20% improvement, and in my past experience, you need 35%+ to make a noticable difference.   IMO, you'd be better off changing the HDD to a SSD for a performance improvement. 
 
 

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hijust purchased a used ThinkCentre M92P-Tiny and trying to connect to a TV with DP TO HDMI lead the machine detects the tv but i get no signal, for the past 2 days i have scoured the internet looking for soloutions and tried everthing but still getting nowhere, all drivers and updates are up to date, the bios is the latest etc   i am starting to think it is the machine that is faulty or the lead ! before i buy a new lead or even send the machine back i was just wondering if there is something else i am overlooking any feedback would be appriciated  thanks  

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I own a Thinkcentre M92p Desktop 3238CTO (tiny form factor). It has one DisplayPort and an Intel Core i5-3470T processor (with integrated graphics). Does this model support DP MST? I've had no luck trying to connect two Dell U2515H monitors. Dell U2515h manual

A:Thinkcentre M92p Desktop 3238CTO and DP Multi-Stre...

Where did you see that your Intel graphics supports DP 1.2? 

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so i'm sorry ahead of time.
 
a couple of questions. how can i find what model thinkcenter i have. i'm pretty sure it's a M-series, possibly m92p. i don't want the sn, i want the MODEL.
 
but mainly my question is. which of my usb ports are 3.0
tried looking for a user manual pdf, couldn't. i found one for my ultra small but not this sff
 
i have two in the front, 1 and 2,  and four in the back. those ports are stacked  two above two with the Ethernet port next to the bottom two. the rear ports are not numbered
 
the other computer is an m93 with usb ports numbered 3,4,5,6,7,and 8
 
thx for putting up with the inconvenience
 
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A:ThinkCentre M92p? How to determine model number; and which USB ports are 3.0?

@miltk2 wrote:
a couple of questions. how can i find what model thinkcenter i have. i'm pretty sure it's a Mseries, possibly m92p. i don't want the sn, i want the MODEL.
 
but mainly my question is. which of my usb ports are 3.0

Run a 'sys info' and break into BIOS setup, the model number should be there on both main pages. 
 
USB 3.0 ports (back then), have a blue 'tongue' inside the port, 2.0 have black. 
 

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Hello I own the M92p Desktop (ThinkCentre)/Serial Number: MJ09MZC/Machine Type Model: 3227DU7           I have transplanted the motherboard into a atx case to add a larger power supply. The motherboard is fully functional and only powers on with the existing FPC from the lenovo case                     (yeah I have to leave both cases open to power it on, it ain't pretty folks).           The proprietary one piece connector from the lenovo only fits on the motherboard. Although the front panel connectors from the new atx case are the regular [pwrswitch] [hdd led+] [hdd led-] etc.. and do not power on the system.           From my understanding these FPC's are only signal and ground wires, I need the correct combination to power on my system. My question is how do I align the atx case FPC's in order to accomodate the motherboard in the same fashion the FPC's from the Lenovo case do? Thank you for your time and patience. Also if anyone could link me to bios and chipset updates for this system I would appreciate it as well.

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All,
I have a Lenovo ThinkCentre M57 6072-AUF running Windows 7 64 bit. I got it for a song at a computer recycle center? It was originally a govt of Quebec system and the BIOS is in French. I want to flash the BIOS to update it and to also convert it to English. I went to the Lenovo site and burned the correct BIOS .iso to a disk. The old BIOS version is ?LENOVO 2RKT38AFR, 2/15/2008? the new version / .iso is ?2rj964a.iso?. However, there is no executable and even though I was able to stumble my way through the French BIOS set up and change the boot sequence to CD/DVD first, it will not boot on start up. The flash from within Windows BIOS version on the Lenovo site is an executable, but only supports a 32 bit OS. Is there a separate flash utility that I can use that will allow me to drive the new BIOS flash from inside Windows 7 64 bit? Basic steps would be good, I could never be accused of being a technical all-star. Thanks

A:BIOS Flash Question Lenovo ThinkCentre M57 6072-AUF

Hi Welcome to Seven Forums .. There is no executable for the 64 Bit OS .. Try tapping F1 or F2 at start up .. That should give you bootable Options ..

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I am running Windows XP Home on my Gateway computer. Actually I am trying to help a friend out with his computer. Ok when intially turned on the computer does not go through POST rather it goes straight to the screen that tells me that Windows was not shut down properly and gives me the 3 Safe Mode options to boot from as well as the Last Known Good Configuration and Start Windows Normally. By clicking on any one of these the Windows XP screen appears with the progress bar at the bottom then proceeds to restart back to the inital screen. I have adjusted the BIOS to boot from the CD-ROM first but it does not read my XP CD when it restarts nor does it prompt me to "press any key to boot from cd" I have run out of options seeing as how I cannot even get to the logon screen let alone the desk top to troubleshoot. I am not even able to use the recovery tool from the cd. I am looking for any suggestions.

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A:System Constantly Restarts

Do you have a boot CD? Here are some BootCD websites.

http://www.ultimatebootcd.com/
http://www.bootzilla.org/?Download
http://trinityhome.org/Home/index.php?wpid=5&front_id=12

Does his computer have Acronis Image or any back up programs that came with a boot CD?

If you get in the system run spyware scans. Here is a recommended list.

Spybot Search & Destroy

SuperAntiSpyware

Avira AntiVir

All these are freeware programs They are really good at detecting threats. Let me know if the computer finally boots.
 

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