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ThinkPad hangs on boot - stuck at Thinkpad screen

Q: ThinkPad hangs on boot - stuck at Thinkpad screen

T430 fails to read hard drive or hangs up on startup when the battery is installed. Typically will start on AC without the battery installed, but still hangs up intermittently Was working fine until after multiple rapid power outages during a storm. Any ideas? OS is Windows 10 Thanks in advance!

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A: ThinkPad hangs on boot - stuck at Thinkpad screen

You might have damaged the power circuitry on the motherboard. If that is the case, the only solution is to replace the board. There is an array of power transistors that handles the switching back and forth between AC and battery.

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I have a Thinkpad T21 with Windows XP SP2. The issue is that when I startup the laptop, during the Windows XP loading screen (the wone right before the login screen), the system becomes unresponsive. The wireless PCI card goes on and the Caps Lock and Num Lock lights blink, then everything hangs.

I am able to get to Safe Mode, and have disabled all startup items. Also disabled as many services as possible. We did a reformat and the same issue has occurred after reinstalling some software. I did suspect that this may be a driver issue, but I checked the Device Manager and did not find any issues with any of the devices. Note I also removed the PCI card from the system.

I suspect that this may be a driver or service issue. I am not exactly sure any there are too many places to look.

Anyone have any recommendations? Thank you.
-christen25
 

A:Windows XP, Thinkpad 21 hangs during boot screen.

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The T400 that I have will start but will go no further then the first screen.It sets at the screen that says Thinkpad and at the bottom of that that ssays to interrupt normal startup press the blue ThinkVantage button will not go any further. Just stops there.
 
 
Moderator comment: New thread created. Subject edited for clarity. Was: Re: T400 will not boot, any help from the masters?

A:T400 boot hangs at ThinkPad splash screen

@garyoverton,Does the hard drive light stay lit at that screen?

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Hi Everyone! I have a Thinkpad Yoga 12 and recently I am experiencing a rather serious problem with the machine.If I have a drive in it, it will simply not start the booting process and will freeze on the "press enter to interrupt..." screen. Whenever I remove the disk (SSD) the computer starts and I can access BIOS/Diagnostics/Etc. but when reinserting the SSD everything stops and the computer freezes on start.This problem is very annoying because without a proper boot I cannot update the BIOS or do anything with it at all. Did anyone else experience something similiar?I checked the SSD in a different computer and it works without a problem.

A:Thinkpad Yoga stuck on boot screen

Hanging on startup with a disk inserted would most likely indicate either a bad SSD or a bad SATA control circuit (motherboard).  If the disk is OK, that leaves only one part.  

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I have recently bought this new Thinkpad P51 and it was working fine. I then went away on vacation in which I did not bring my laptop with me. I returned and when I first turned it on, it says it had updates but then the same screen is there for hours or even days on end and nothing progresses from there. What is wrong with it? 

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Hello!Sometimes after turn on my Lenovo Thinkpad P70 Workstation Notebook, it stops booting by the Lenovo red logo. See the picture!The Problem was 2 times since i have this great laptop. The Thinkpad P70 is a very good laptop, but this problem makes me think.The solution for me was to shut down the laptop (by pressing the on/off button - so the P70 starts new and the problem was solved.)The System is drivers are on current version. System is Windows 10 Professional.Whats the reason of this issue? Can anyone help? Sorry for my bad englisch!

























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Hope I am in the right forum for this.
I have a think pad running XP. The problem; when I turn it on, it comes to the 1st screen and is stuck there. Sometimes I can turn it off and back on and it will start working. I took it to the computer repair shop, turned it on/off several times and it worked! I got home with it, turned it back on and it is still frozen on the opening screen. Hasn't worked since. I have reformatted it when it first started all of this. Any ideas? Thanks

A:Thinkpad stuck at welcome screen

Since you reformatted, what was the original operating system.

Aftre XP was installed did you get all the necessary drivers from the Lenovo site?

What other, if any programs have you installed?

Are you able to start it in safe mode?

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Hi everyone , My laptop type is 20AS-S29900 , 16go ram added , celeron 2950M=> i5 4300M,Once the Guarantee vanished i change my cpu , all was perfectly ok.Two weeks ago, i was using ''AIDA" to have complete informations about my laptop internals. The whole system froze , after a while waiting i forced the shutdown by pressing the power button.From that moment, once i power on the laptop am stuck to the boot screen :  ''Thinkpad      To interrupt normal startup, press Enter ''. It go nowhere, no bios , no OS , nothing , from my research i have to say my usb ports is fully ok, my ram is ok , my cpu is ok . Any idea ?

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Hi,I received my new ThinkPad X1 Yoga 20FQ one month ago. I'm very happy with it but for one week I'm very often unable to type the power-on password. When I turn on my X1 Yoga (3 times out of 4), the keyboard seems to be not working and I'm stuck at the padlock password prompt. I must insert a paperclip into the reset hole and restart to be able to get the keyboard working and be able to enter the password.  I'm wondering if anyone else have any similar issue and if so, if there is a simple way to fix it? or if I should return the X1 Yoga?  Thanks for your help,Steven

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My 1 month past warranty thinkpad S1 yoga 12 will not boot.  it boots to Boot menu /App Menu.  Diagnostics show no error.  i can get into setup but still can not boot.  any help appreciated 

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I bought a used IBM Thinkpad T20 Thinkpad Type 2647-92U from eBay for use this semester on campus. It is in great shape and has a recent edition of Windows XP but an older version of MS Office which does not boot properly.

This computer was a part of a network and keeps trying to connect to it each time Windows loads. It came with a LinkSys Wireless-G Notebook Adapter 2.4 GHz 802.11g card.

The CD is an official copy; clean and has no scratches or nicks. The DVD/CD-ROM will boot other CD's such as music CD's and DVD films and data discs with MS Word files etc on them.

Any help would be appreciated!

Yours,

Kyklopes
 

A:IBM Thinkpad T20 Thinkpad Type 2647-92U Won't Boot my MS Office 2005 CD

That T-20 is pretty long in the tooth. I suspect your optical drive either needs cleaning, or is worn beyond repair.
Did you try the CD in another drive as a double check?
 

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Installed Vista SP2 update and now get this startup error:

Found this thread but reinstalling hotkey drivers didn't work.

Know of a fix? Thanks.
 

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I posted a similar question earlier and people referred me to the Yoga (much appreciated).  However, I was interested in the 2.6 lb carbon version with touch screen capabilities.  Asus has a Spin 7 model that is very good at 2.65lb, but I miss the red mouse toggle in the middle of the keyboard and Asus's track pad was designed too large....causing unintended tapping.  The Yoga, while nice, is heavier than I was looking for.  The 14 inch screen is about 3.3lb? the 12 inch at 3? I thought that some of the earlier Thinkpad Carbons had touch screen and was hoping they would make a return soon.  Thanks,

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Hi all, I recently purchased a lenovo thinkpad t470. after the first boot setup, i can no longer boot the computer again because it always stucks at the Lenovo screen (it doesn't have the loading circle under the lenovo simble). I wonder if anyone has encounter the same problem and have any idea on how to solve this issue ? Any help would be greatly appreciated

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i have a lenovo x230 and its stuck on a screen and all it says it boot menu.  Any help would be great thanks 

A:Lenovo Thinkpad x230 stuck on boot menu

I would need to see it to be sure, but my guess is that the hard disk was logically damaged.  That means the boot record or partition information was wiped out.  It could also be a disk hardware error.  Do you have a backup?

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This laptop was in domain network and a software got stuck on start menu so I had to reset in so I gone to setting recovery and from very first option I deleted reset and selected keep file it went nice but when I installed 90 it started booting restarting and from more then 1hours ago. And still going on it restarts and welcome and then restart 

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Hi,i have Lenovo ThinkPad T470 (LENOVO 20HD0002MC) and recently has started a strange problem:While booting at first Lenovo logo shows up (where you can get to BIOS by Enter key) and right after screen goes black. When i power down laptop and boot again (sometime few times) intead of the black screen there is a prompt for Bios password, like it should have and booting continues to OS.Enter key for BIOS doesnt work while it slill get stuck on black screen just right before it loads the BIOS (after trying few times with power -off/on it gets to BIOS and i can boot normally)I have BIOS firmware updated to the latest version, so as well drivers for hardware.Im not aware of any change that could potentionally start this issue, maybe after updating bios to some newer version.Otherwise im using Windows 10 with latest updates, but i dont think this could cause the issue as its way before windows loading.Thanks for the help.

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I was working on my thinkpad L421 last night and it showed some error and stated your laptop needs to be restarted. I did not read the notification clearly. Since then the laptop whenever restarted shows blank screen. Pressing F8 or thinkvantage also did not help.After that I googled from my phone about the problem. I removed battery, pressed start key for a minute, waited for a minute, inserted the battery and restarted. It still showed blank screen. Now in the morning, after around 12 hours, I started the laptop and it showed thinkpad logo screen. The laptop was only on batteries. I was very glad but it did not move ahead even after waiting for 5-10 mins. Pressing blue thinkvantage did not help. I connected the laptop to power source and immediately the thinkpad screen went blank. Now even after performing all measures mentioned above, I cannot even see the thinkpad screen and the screen us blank like last night. Please help.

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hello.  When I restart the computer after a Hibernate (Windows 10) the computer sometime the computer stall at the Lenovo boot screen.  I updated all the firmware and software available in Companion. There is a reason for that ?

A:ThinkPad P70 is stuck at Lenovo logo screen after Hibernate

Do you have the latest BIOS?  
 
Do you authenticate through a domain controller?  Where is network boot in the boot order?

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So I have installed windows 10 on my x220. Everything is updateted, I have installed all the drivers, using new UEFI booting and all that - no problems using it EXPECT that +- every second boot i get stuck on login screen. I then have to hard turn off the notebook by holding the power button. Boot again and it boots with no problem at all. I tryied repairing windows instalation by repair media, no success. I am using fingerprint scanner to login.It says "There was an error, please repete the action" while it gets stuck on login screen.Also nothing connected to the notebook.I have made a short video of my problem and added comments of what is happining.Anyone can help, please?

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Hi guys, I found this forum very helpful   and I hope someone has a solution for my issue also. I have read everything about that kind of problems and what I found is that one of my usb ports isn't working. I've checked, none of the pins are touching. I disassembled the laptop to see if there is something suspicious at the back of the USB, unfortunately everything looks ok. Is there anything else that I have to do with this USB or probably I have an issue with the motherboard? Thanks in advance Kind Regards.Simeon  

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My 230u has been stuck in a loop since a recent Windows Update. The machine crashes while booting Win 8.1, reboots and crashes again during the recovery phase, then this cycle repeats. Reinstalling Windows doesn't work, as the same thing occurs during the install process, even with a 'clean' install. I've run the pre-boot Lenovo Diagnostics, and every result reads 'PASSED'. I've attempted to update the BIOS from both a bootable CD and bootable USB, and the result reads 'failed to read bios". The machine is currently a brick that passes all diagnostics. Is there any solution to this? EDIT: Current bios version is 1.70

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Hi guys, I just want to post an issue that I'm experiencing for your reference. My P50 machine is docked and connected with an external display. When its bios is upgraded to the latest two version, i.e. version 1.39 or 1.40, it cannot be started up properly at docking condition. The external display is dark, while the LCD display seems stuck at "LENOVO" screen. I am unable to access the bios mode at that time. However, when I undock the machine, it begins to start up and ultimately enters  Windows. Then I dock it back, everything works well. I restart the machine and it can also start up properly to Windows. But if I try a "cold" startup, the issue comes back. Now I downgrade the machine to bios version 1.38 and everything works fine. I figure that there could be something wrong with the latest two version of bios. If you want to upgrade your bios and you have the similar configuration as I have, please be aware that you might experience the issue. BRJin

A:Thinkpad P50 STUCK at STARTUP screen while docked and ported with latest two version of BIOS

I don't have a P50, but it would help someone who does to know how the external display is connected

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System Specifications:- X1 Yoga (Gen 3) with i7-8650U and 16GB RAM- BIOS Version: 1.19- EC Version: 1.08 Hello, exactly one week ago, I changed enabled "Thunderbolt BIOS Assist" in the BIOS to support Linux.  Following this, the system refused to boot to anything but a black screen.  Thus, I sent the machine in for depot repair.  I just received the machine back again today and the same thing occurred after enabling the same setting.  After a long series of calls, I was told that no one is authorized to report BIOS bugs and that I should post here instead.  I sincerely hope this is fixed, as this is a major error that required a motherboard replacement previously and will most likely require one again.  I have started a new ticket for this repair and will be receiving a box tomorrow.  However, I wanted to make sure this is passed along to someone who can fix this error. 

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My S1 Yoga, 20CD-00B1US, is stuck with the screen off and the power LED stuck on. When I try to push or hold the power button it beeps two short beeps and the LED stays solid. I was running the Lenovo Bios Update Software directly from their site. The power cord was plugged in and no other programs were running (aside from background programs). Now it is just stuck like this. Any thoughts or help would be great. I can't even get it to force shut off. Thank you in advance!

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Two ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen2 TabletPCs will successfully boot into Windows 10 just fine from a hard poweroff.  But once in windows, if i choose Restart, it will hang at the "LENOVO" BIOS  level boot up logo with "To interrupt normal startup, press Enter".   Stuck at Lenovo BOOT BIOS initialization screen, right before handoff to the Operating System. "To interrupt normal startup, press Enter" At this point, pressing ENTER does not work.CTRL-ALT+DEL causes the screen to change shade for a moment, but effectively does nothing.Changing the UEFI settings to diagnostics results in black screen.Holding the power switch to force a poweroff, waiting a few moments, and then powering on results in a successful windows startup.  DevMGMT.msc does NOT see bluetooth and there is "Unknown USB Device (Device Descriptor Request Failed)" entry under "Universal Serial Bus controllers".  I have run all automatic updates via "Lenovo Vantage" and the manual TPM update.   I can boot into the firmware setup and have had it revert to factory defaults and reverted to factory defaults for all security settings.   I even tried the Win10 repair startup problems, but it says it cannot fix this.   

A:ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen2 does not Restart, requires hard power off. Stuck at Lenovo boot logo.

It looks to me like you have a faulty hardware issue or a serious driver issue. Try the Lenovo recovery to put the device back to the factory windows install. If that fails, I would think you have a hardware issue.

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I changed depleted cmos battery on my thinkpad 570. After changing batt, and restarting, 1st screen that comes up is "Push F1 for Bios setup". But when I push F1 to try to enter bios set-up, screen goes to "Entering Bios Setup", but freezes right there. I tried 'esc', I tried rebooting, and hitting F8 instead, I tried a number of things, NONE of which worked. Thinkpad was working great before, and I made a boot floppy, but unfortunately I've got an external usb floppy drive, and that doesn't work in this instance, (I think because it is the OS that 'sees' FDD, and if you can't even get past bios, then the OS isn't gonna help). I have win xp home edition. I also tried rebooting holding down the "U" key, because i read that you can sometimes force pc to boot from usb device that way. No go on that either. Anybody have any knowledge or suggestions on this? Anybody? I know it has a memory the size of a postage stamp, but damn, I sure do like that little thinkpad.
Thanks for reading this.
 

A:IBM thinkpad 570, boot up, screen freeze

Did you possibly muck something up during the cmos battery replacement procedure?

Double check your work.
 

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Been going back and forth and can't seem to find a screen that can replace my Thinkpad x1 carbon 3460 1f4 screen. Have found one for the 3448. Don't know if they use the same screen and pins?  See photo for description of the replacement screen I'm looking at.  













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A:Can the Thinkpad x1 carbon 3448 laptop screen replace a Thinkpad x1 carbon 3460 1f4

The 3448 and 3460 machines use the same panels, hinges, lid, cables, etc.

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I have a T410. It boots to black screen, however I'm able to eject the CD drive. But it's still display black screen. Also, charging the battery will show a blinking battery light Any solutions?? Thanks 

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I get a blue screen error right after the Windows logo, saying an error has occurred, and then UNMOUNTABLE BOOT VOLUME, the computer restarts, and the cycle repeats. I can't get into Windows at all. Any help please? Also, shift F8 is not working.

A:Lenovo ThinkPad Twist blue screen on boot

Please start with these free, bootable diagnostics:  http://www.carrona.org/initdiag.html
 
In some cases the Unmountable Boot Volume will be a symptom that the hard drive is dead/dying - so run that test first.

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Hi, I'm having problems with the Unmountable Boot Volume error and the "Blue Screen of Death".
So I had a trojan virus and it spiraled into something completely horrible!
I don't have the Windows XP CD, or at least I don't think I do. I found a packet for Windows XP that has a bunch of discs that say Windows XP Developer, Windows XP Update, Windows XP media center, etc.
Everything I do it goes to the blue screen. If I go to safe mode, it goes to a blue screen. If I start it normally > blue screen. I try to to do the ThinkVantage button(I've an IBM Thinkpad) > blue screen.
Now, all I can do is get into the BIOS. but from there I don't know what to do.

I don't have any discs, floppy discs, etc.
I can download something onto a USB. That's about it, but I really a lot need help.
 

A:Unmountable Volume Boot, a blue screen and an IBM Thinkpad -- HELP

A search at Microsoft Knowledge base site found this; http://support.microsoft.com/kb/555302 , and this one may help also here,http://support.microsoft.com/kb/315403, http://www.geekstogo.com/forum/topic/43519-windows-xp-blue-screen-of-death-stop-codes/ , then scroll way down to that error you get. These articles causes and solutions do apply only to a IDE older type hard drives, so if your drive is a serial ATA, (SATA), then other searches are needed.
 

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Yesterday I powered on my SL510 with no problem and when I went to shutdown there was a windows update but I accidentally clicked the power button to shut it down. Now when I try to boot I just get a black screen. The battery and power lights both turn on when I try to boot but nothing on the screen. The fan turns on, I hear the DVD drive turn, as well as the HDD. I tried unplugging the battery and wall adapter and held the power button for 30 seconds - 1 minute to discharge it but it still won't boot. I don't hear any beeps from the motherboard. I tried looking up the solution but as I can't find anything I am led to make this post. If anyone has any ideas as to what could be the solution please let me know, thank you.

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Hi,My X201 was working perfect untill my screen went black. I searched the web and found out that the Led backlight fuse is broken. I tried to bridge the fuse instead of replacing it, just soldered the connections. It worked perfectly and everything was normal again. After a while I noticed that no matter what I do, the laptop cannot restart. I shuts down completely normal but cannot restart. I thought it might be a windows problem but it was not. I replaced the hdd, installed new windows but no success. I was fed up but it was not a big deal since I could press the power button for 5 seconds and it would shut down. No the most convenient way but I had no other solution. A few days ago, I inserted another hdd in order to retrieve some files off the disk. The laptop could not boot, no matter what. It turn on, all the lights turn on but immediately shuts down. I do not even get to see the boot screen. Nothing at all. I tried with another hdd, same problem. I changed the Ram, no success. So I took the hdd out and tried to boot without any hdd. To my surprise it booted. I got the boot screen and I checked the Bios, everything normal.Then I inserted the hdd while the system was still on, it turned off immediately. It?s the same no matter what I do. As long as any hdd is installed, the notebook won?t boot. I tries to boot, I get no boot screen, just the indicator lights and then it restarts.With the hdd Not installed, I could manage to boot from a USB stick, it worked perf... Read more

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Hi all, Note: I posted this same message on a reddit support page but have not had any responses for a couple days.  I'm going to rder what I think is the right video cable and we'll see. Anyway, here was the original message:----------I'm stuck as to what the problem is with this T580 laptop. A user at the office came to me with a problem with her laptop. The screen was all messed up, fuzzy picture, and lines, etc. However, an external monitor worked just fine. I figured, easy, and I ordered a new LCD (exact same FRU). I put the new screen in and it turns on immediately to a full screen of repeating colors, Red, Green, Blue, White, and repeats, each color remains for a second or two. Again, external monitor works fine (so even though the LCD is flipping through the colors, Windows will still show booting on the external monitor) So I thought, ok maybe it's the GPU or system board, so I also ordered one of those and just finished replacing that....same flashing screen. Could it be the video cable? What is the part number for this cable? Thanks all, I am stuck here!

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I have a ThinkPad T41 running XP. When I move it, the screen goes dark, and it stops responding. Sometimes it reboots after a few minutes. The Windows error-reporting software tells me its related to the ATI Graphics Driver (the video card is an ATI Mobility Radeon 7500).

I have updated the driver, removed some related video software (ATI Hydravision), and even disabled IBM's hard-drive shock protection program -- all to no avail. Any additional ideas would be appreciated.

Thanks.
 

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I have read a lot and tried updating the firmware - nothing works.When I put the laptop in the docking station - it does not recognize the monitar and also says AC power is not connected when it is. Help appreciated!

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Hi, Everyone. Got me a nice little x270 to replace my old x201.  Happy enough with the machine, but getting it connected to my accessories (monitor, keyb, mouse, ethernet) is a bit of a chore. This machine appears to have a "proper" dock port on the bottom.  Is there a compatible ultradock available for the model 20HN x270?  By proper - I mean, Not USB.  A nice dock I can simply drop the machine into when I'm at the home office.. Thanks!

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Hello, We have a problem with 2 laptops (ThinkPad X270) that "freeze" on the LENOVO logo when using Lenovo Ultra Dock with monitor Dell UZ2715H.Display Dell is plugged by Display port ports and one USB 3.0 (9 pin - used for display integrated webcam) connected to ThinkPad dock.When notebook turned ON with connected USB 3.0, computer freeze on LENOVO logo (To interrupt normal startup, press Enter) and work only when USB 3.0 disconected, or turned OFF and again Turned ON. Firmware on Dock is 2.33.000 Any suggestion? 

A:Lenovo ThinkPad Ultra (Pro) Dock + ThinkPad X270 (20K6) + Dell UZ2715H

I am just going to guess that computer is trying to boot via USB, so you might try changing the boot order in the BIOS so that Windows Boot Manager or the HD is first.  

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Wifi disabled and can't open to search on ThinkPad T470s after pulgging in ThinkPad Ultra Dock ThinkPad T470s 20HG

ThinkPad Ultra Dock - 90W USAfter unplugging from ultra dock, wifi will be connected... Does this dock support wifi?

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X1 Carbon 6th Gen - (Type 20KH, 20KG) Laptop (ThinkPad) on ThinkPad Pro Dock.  I have a secondary display (connected with DisplayPort).  When the battery is charging, the secondary display works properly.  As soon as the battery is fully charged (100%), the secondary display disconnects and goes black (no signal detected).  The power is still on the the display.  The only way to get the secondary display to reconnect is to unplug the power supply from the dock, then plug it in again.  Has anyone else experienced this? 

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When I dock the computer and press the power button on the dock it doesn't recognize my monitor as the main screen. I have to hit a key (Windows 10) and put in my password hoping that it's doing that and then the screen comes up. If I reboot after that ... THEN.... it recognizes my screen as the main monitor. How do I fix this? The only time this happens is when I use it off the dock and then put it back on. If it stays on the dock all the time it does just fine. Any fixes for this? Thanks...

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Hello Is Thinkpad x230 tablet compatible with "Thinkpad W700 Mini dock 2.0"?  Regards

A:Is Thinkpad x230 tablet compatible with "Thinkpad W700 Mini dock 2.0"?

Hi Bidabad,Warm Greetings & welcome to Lenovo Community, happy to have you here.As I understand that you have query regarding using W700 Mini dock 2.0 with your Thinkpad x230T
IMO it is not compatible with this model.
 
I hope the above information helped you.
Please feel free to post in Lenovo Community Forums if you have any further queries!
 
Regards,Prabhansh_______________________________________________Tap that Kudos button if I helped.If you find a post helpful and it answers your question, please mark it as an "Accepted Solution"!

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Apologies if this is reprising and earlier question on this topic. I have recently acquired an old-ish second-hand ThinkPad X230 [2325SWK build with a G2ET91WW (2.51) BIOS], accompanied by a ThinkPad UltraBase Series 3 docking station [P/N 0B67692] which has an empty 2" bay.I need advice on the following issues:1    The X230 currently has an SSD installed [Samsung 128GB MZ7TD128HAFV-000L1] which will not be large enough for the programs and program data that I have planned to install.  I would like to upgrade to a 1 1TB SSD, and I propose to clone the contents of the existing 128 GB drive to a 1 TB Samsung 850 Evo [MZ-75E1T0B].  Are there any SATA or other firmware issues that I should be aware of before acquiring the 1 TB drive, arranging for its cloning and for the replacement of the current 128 GB drive?2    I would like to populate the empty 2" bay on the UltraBase Series 3 docking station with an HDD, and the model I have in mind is a 2 TB Seagate BarraCuda Hard Drive [ST2000LM015].  Again, I'd like to know if there are any hardware, firmware or other issues before acquisition and installation.I'd be grateful for any help on either of these two issues in an Australian context.

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Hi you guys!I would like to excuse my bad English in advance. This happened like three days ago. Regular reboot. No forced updates or any installation, just an ordinary reboot.But then, all of a sudden, I couldn't work my ass out of the boot screen. It doesn't go in to loop either, just standing there, acting like a d*ck. I've tried ALL F-buttons but none has worked at all. But if I FN-lock them, I can change the brightness and that kind of stuff - SO, it's responding, but nothing more nothing less.And because I can't choose different boot, neither go into BIOS, I feel kinda f-ed (did my motherboard actually brick it self?!)Tried so far: BIOS battery, int+ext batterypack, w/ and w/o AC adapter, disconnected the harddrive, disconnected the RAM. And you know what? The same screen. ALL of the times.Any suggestions? Try to recover bad sectors (if any) in another computer? I would love to have USB>S-ATA right now, but I'm going to use it ONCE, so that's out of question.Kthxbye, love <888

A:T440s hangs on ThinkPad splash logo

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Hello! My Lenovo Thinkpad P70 "20ER" sometimes hangs at red lenovo Start Logo. See picture. Secure Boot is off. Fingerprint is off. OS Custimation is enabled. UEFI Bios. This behavior is about 1-2 x / month and i cannot force this issue. I have no idea. The Notebook is installed with NVME SSD and Windows 10 and Bios is V 2.14 and current.  All drivers and software current version. And i also have installed clean the computer new, but the issue is always present, 1-2x / month. Can anybody help me? 


























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