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Q: Lenovo x131e Chromebook not starting after write-p...

Hello,I tried to make my chromebook into a Linux machine - but I fear that will not happen. I went through the entire process of removing the keyboard etc, and finally moved the switch. However, upon pressing the power button......nothing. Nothing with just the battery, nothing with just AC power, nothing at all. Can anyone point me in the right direction? is there something I missed? Or is this perfectly good laptop just dead weight now?Thanks.

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I am trying to switch off write protection on my Lenovo X131E Chromebook. I have open up it up but couldn't find the switch. Can anyone please help me?

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I am trying to switch off write protection on my Lenovo X131E Chromebook. I have open up it up but couldn't find the switch. Can anyone please help me?

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hi, all, If I bought a 120GB mSATA and replaced the 16GB one in X131e Chromebook, can I install Windows 7 to replace the useless Chrome OS? 





My ThinkPads: T21, X30, X31, X61, X220

A:Install Windows 7 on X131e Chromebook?

Yes.
 
Remember the mSata goes in the WWAN port, so you won't be able to use the WWAN card. Apart from that I don't see any restriction, you could install any Win7 or Win8 or any modern Linux disto ;-)
 
Keep us posted how your installation works!

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 My thinkpad has slow wifi, on the same position I use phones and laptops and they work perfectly. I searched the forum for simular post but I couldnt find one. Is there  an option in the bios and how to do I get in the bios? Do I need another wifi card? Can I use an external wifi adapter and which one? Thank you

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Hi,  The Chromebook X131e runs off an mSata drive and has a spare SSD slot. I installed an SSD and it shows up in the system configuration. Now I am wondering if it is possible to install Windows (ideally 7) on this SSD and dual boot. Chrome OS off the mSata as is plus additionally Windows off the SSD. I did some online research but was surprised that I couldn't find a solution for this specific scenario. Thanks for your help.

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Does anyone have insight into what difference (if any), there is between these two models of the same Chromebook?  I've searched but I can only find that these two models have differing release dates by a few months.

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About 6 months ago, part of case/the hinge part started coming loose/becoming seperated every time I opened my chromebook. Once it is closed, I have to push it down and then it stays fairly well together until I open it again. This is just on the right side hinge. Since the chromebook was actually my school's, I brought it to the IT person and they simply put a new case on and charged me $100(Way overpriced). Now, about 3 months later, the same thing started happening again. I also have a Lenovo laptop that this happened to a few years ago, but never was much of a problem. I wouldn't really mind, but since the school would see the problem when I turn my chromebook in for summer and charge me again, I would like to know if it's solvable before spending another $100 on it. I'll also mention the chromebooks my grade got are some of the worst in the district and have been used for probably about 8 years already. If there is any solution, I'd be grateful for the help. P.S. My chromebook also doesn't charge above 55%. If anyone knows why, please comment.


























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My lenovo thinkpad x131e was on idle mode and when i opened it i heard beeps and my sceen was black i forced it to shut down and now same thing happens it won't show screen and it beeps please help i am unable to do anything without it.. it has all my work on it..

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Hello All,I recently purchased a new X131e Thinkpad about 5 months ago.  Upon booting up the laptop a day ago, the screen displays 6 duplicate panels of the main screen.  Ive tried rebooting in safe mode, starting the laptop in VGA low res Mode, I've even reset the laptop to factory settings to no avail.  The screen displays perfectly on an external monitor, just not the attached laptop screen.  I've been researching some possible fixes, mostly BIOS upgrades, but I'm not sure if that's the problem or not.  Anyone have any experience with this issue.  Your help would be greatly appreciated. V













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A:Lenovo X131e Display Problem

Just had exactly this same problem from last night on my wife's x131e. I've tried updating the bios and uninstalling display drivers so far. I'll try re-installing the intel display drivers tonight. The maximum resolution available seems to be 640x480 so I'm wondering whether there is a problem with the display drivers. The fact that the same issue has happened with 2 laptops days apart makes me think it could be related to some sort of windows update. If not I guess the most likely problem is the motherboard or display cable. Let me know if you manage to fix it!

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We have the Lenovo Think pad X131e as clinical laptops in the field with our nurses. We have run the vulnerability detection tool by intel and it states that the x131e LENOVO 33682LU Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-2367M CPU @ 1.40GHz is at risk. However, when we go to the lenovo patch download site, it states that the x131e is not affected. Do you know if there is going to be a release for this vulnerability? Thank you.

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CVE-2017-5689 Critical Intel AMT remote exploit We have the Lenovo Think pad X131e as clinical laptops in the field with our nurses. We have run the vulnerability detection tool by intel and it states that the x131e LENOVO 33682LU Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-2367M CPU @ 1.40GHz is at risk. However, when we go to the lenovo patch download site, it states that the x131e is not affected. Do you know if there is going to be a release for this vulnerability? Thank you.

A:Lenovo X131e and intel vulnerablility

I am going to notify the administrator to move your post to LAPTOP group. You will get better response there because you are in Data Center Forum

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I got this laptop from a friend with the next problems:
1._ after starting and selecting one desktop icon a transparent square appears behind the icon and it is blinking.
2.When I need to write the 1, pressing the key it emites a beep so I am unable to enter my password into WiFi since my password contains 1.
Does it contains a virus or is the problem of the laptop.
Any help is welcome
Rgds
Mloo55

A:Lenovo X131e thinkpad varios problems

Can you post a screen shot of the transparent square in your desktop?
 
How to make a screenshot
 
1. Download and run A Thousand Words .
 
2. Follow the wizard to capture a screenshot
 
3. Use the built-in editor to resize, edit, or re-capture your screen shot. 
 
4. Your screen shot will be saved to your desktop when you finish the wizard.
 
You can post the screenshot in your next post as an attachment.  
 
Just below the area where you write text in a post there is the Post button, to the right of this is More Reply Options. 
 

 
When you click on More Relpy Options  you will see Attach Files and Browse, click on Browse, this will open Pictures on your computer, click on the image you want to post, then click on Attach This File, then Add Reply.
 

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Hi, I have a Lenovo 0A36188 Laser Wireless Mouse and am trying to use it with a x131e Thinkpad chromebook. I only have a Chrome Operating System on the Laptop and not Windows. From researching, it is unclear how to set up a wireless/bluetooth mouse with only a Chrome OS. Is this possible? Thank you in advance for assistance.

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Hi, I'm looking for the write protect screw on the Lenovo Yoga 11e 3rd Generation Chromebook. I cannot remove the Keyboard Bezel, so I wanted to ask, is this screw that is next to the M2x4, and above this chip, the Write-Protect Screw? Thanks.

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Is there a target date for the Lenovo Thinkpad x131e being compatible with the Windows 10 Fall Creator Update (version 1709)?

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 We have 280 X131e and X140e (AMD) notebooks that are 4 years old.  The Lenovo batteries in the units needed to be replaced.  Lenovo batteries cost approximately 36% more than the BTI batteries.  We order two specimen BTI batteries before placing an order.  The specimen batteries were tested over the course of a week to 10 days in the X131e and X140e systems running Windows 7.  There were no "not charging" messages during the testing.  In August of 2017, we started school with 260+ batteries installed in the X131e and X140e systems.  All appeared to be going fine until approximately 2-3 weeks in to the school year.  Each day approximately 3-5 students using the BTI batteries appeared and indicate that they charged their notebook overnight (or all weekend) but the BTI battery was still dead within the first hour of school or less.  So on any given day approximately 240 batteries are charging without issue overnight. The student notebooks that appear have the following symptoms: 1.  The BTI battery has a charge of 0-8% or less based on the information reported in both Lenovo Power Manager and Windows Power manager.2.  The units indicate in both the Lenovo and Windows power management applications that the charger and battery are present but that the battery is "not charging."3.  Known good systems, chargers and batteries have been used for all testing.  BTI has confirmed that 20 of the batteries sen... Read more

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hi, chromebook not starting up after last Chrome upgrade.Lifting lid or power button has no effectjust light blue screen.No key board functions Have tried variouse letter combinations.ie;- esc/refresh/power--nothing.

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Hello,
My work laptop is a lenevo chromebook, very basic machine. However I keep experiencing a problem with the WIFI. It connects perfectly to some WIFIs but for my home WiFi it says : error ?bad password?. I have put the password in a million times and it still says the same thing. I?ve even reset it!

If anyone has any ideas. Please help!
Thanks;
 

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Hello, I have a Lenovo 11e chromebook.I am trying to figure out the Auto Update Expiration for it.  Normally, I can get this from https://support.google.com/chrome/a/answer/6220366?hl=enIf you look through there, you can see there are a few mentions of Lenovo 11e with different date based on it's generation.  How can I figure out its generation?Lenovo.com's warranty lookup says its model number is 20DU0003US and its warranty expired 2015-09-04.  I have not been able to use that infromation to look this up.  I have been looking at listings on Lenovo's site and Amazon for the various 11e's trying to compare them to what my model has: "Intel Celeron N2930 processor (1.83GHz)
4.0GB RAM
Google Chrome
11.6in 1366x768
Integrated HD Graphics
Bluetooth 4.0
Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC 7260 2X2 AC
4 Cell Lithium-Ion" I have not been able to find matches for any generation.  It seems sorta close to 1st gen, but it is not the same.Any help would be appricated.  Thank you.

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Hi, I just purchased my Lenovo N22-20 Chromebook from Amazon. However, I am having problems getting into Recovery Mode using the instructions published here https://support.google.com/chromebook/answer/1080595?hl=en-GB&source=genius-rts. When I press and hold esc + refresh, then press the power button (for about half a second)- it immediately shutsdown my chromebook, it doesn't go into recovery mode. I tried this sequence with the chromebook off and it does nothing. I tried the sequence before and after logging in too.  I also tried esc + refresh on it's own as some posts suggested just those two keys. Has anyone else had this problem? Is there a different set of keystrokes that need to be used with a Lenovo N22-20? Any help would be appreciated. Thanks

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about the lenovo N20 Chromebook : Is in this model a SIM-card device in place? If so, how do I install it? If not, what is ment by Lenovo mentioning: optional 3G-connectivity?

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I?ve had this chrome book and charger for 2 years now and I used it a few days ago but just took it out to realize it was dead. I went to go charge it and when I pluged it in, the light didn?t flash. Not thinking, I left it in to ?charge.? When I and back, I tried to turn it on and when I hold the power button down on the side, the light repeatedly flashes quickly. I?ve tried many different outlets, but the chromebook won?t charge. I don?t know what?s wrong...any help?

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Has any one out in ChromebookLand been able to use the acclaimed system to show picture full screen from sets of jpg files? Due to the puny memory capacity, and difficult to work with external SD card slot, I tried to connect a Sandisk Media drive. The Media drive connects very well, but the display operations of pictures is just not professional.  The keystrokes are quasi not functional or not present.  When giving the show, I need to waste time explaing the customer what to do, and the 'slides' are not full screen, but small.  The colors ARE GREAT, but that is about it. As an aisde, any one ever wonder why the letters are in lower case????  My 5 year old asked me. 

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An Ebay buyer kept the Lenovo Chromebook Shipment Box, if you have an extra, I would like to purchase one.

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I?ve had this chrome book and charger for 2 years now and I used it a few days ago but just took it out to realize it was dead. I went to go charge it and when I pluged it in, the light didn?t flash. Not thinking, I left it in to ?charge.? When I and back, I tried to turn it on and when I hold the power button down on the side, the light repeatedly flashes quickly. I?ve tried many different outlets, but the chromebook won?t charge. I don?t know what?s wrong...any help?

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Hi there, I have a couple N22 Chromebook devices where it says that the Camera is not detected and to check the connection.  I have tried power washing, resetting settings and also looked at the connection and it seems to be connected.  I know I sent a couple in last year for this same issue, but now they are of warranty, so I am wondering if anyone else can help me out with this.  Thanks in advance.  

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Umm... Hello? Is this thing on? Okay, here it goes. I wanted to share my experiences so far with my new Lenovo C330 Chromebook. Let me start off first by saying, this is my first Chromebook. Previously, I had been using 64-bit Intel Core laptops that I ended up wiping Windows off of and installing some flavor of Linux or another. I am a one-click, out-of-the-box type of user, so distros such as Ubuntu and EndlessOS did me just right. As for the Lenovo Chromebook C330, I love it. Although the touch screen display isn't as sensitive as other touch screen displays I've used (it doesn't take too kindly to a capacitative stylus, the ones with the rubber nib, unless you press hard which means I guess I will just be using my finger after all *sigh*), and the SD card sticks way too far out of the slot, I can get used to these things.

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I have been trying on and off to have my laptop - running Android - "MIRROR" onto my TV -- can anyone help PLEASE --

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My grandson got ahold of my Chromebook 100S lenovo. He removed some keys and I have no idea what else he did because it will not turn on or charge. what do i do?
 

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I haven't used my chromebook for about 3 days. It was probably completely dead. I went to turn it on and the screen was white. I hit the power button and it shut off. When I tried to turn it back on, nothing. I plugged it in and the orange charging light came on. Still nothing. Let it charge overnight until the green fully charged light came on. Nothing. I've tried holding the refresh and power buttons as well as the esc, refresh, and power buttons. I've tried unplugging it and holding the power button down and then plugging it back in. Still nothing. There is no external battery. Any suggestions? Thanks! 

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Just something that we as a schoolboard found out about these devices, is that they use a magnet to sense when the lid is closed.  This issue that this causes is that if you have the devices stacked on top of each other that the magnet from the device below will stop the top one from turning on.  Some of our techs had them stacked while they were trying to enroll a large number of devices.  This is just an FYI.

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I was using my charged Lenovo Yoga 11e Chromebook when the screen went dark and the power button is now continuously blinking, I have tried holding down the power button (which normally would turn it off) however this has not worked. Is there anything I can do to fix this? 

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Mousepad on new Lenovo e300 Chromebook not working when I`m doing the setup. I have done 20 setups on new Lenovo e300, and on 3 of them the mousepad isn`t working. Someone who knows what the problem is?

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Mousepad on new Lenovo e300 Chromebook not working when I`m doing the setup. I have done 20 setups on new Lenovo e300, and on 3 of them the mousepad isn`t working. Someone who knows what the problem is?

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Hello,        I am a computer technician at Patterson Joint Unified, and we have some 3000+ chromebook devices deployed for our 1:web .   Recently students have been bring me devices that fail to boot, i can enter powerwash but after that completes it goes to a black screen, i have tried repairs via recovery usb but all it does is load no matter the length of time. im suspecting the ssd/ flash memory is bad on  these devices which is causing the no boot. is there anyway to test for sure, i have had about 8 of these within a short time period. any help is greatly apreciated thank you, and happy holidays

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The Chromebook first threw an error for OS being corrupted or non existent. I created a recovery USB and when attempting to run a recovery the machine died. Absolute no sign of life.

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I was viewing a recently closed thread and was interested in a similar task.

I would like to test the ability for my program to not be manipulated by any sort of time scripts created but first need assistance in creating a simple script that would set the system time to a STATIC time or maybe -5 minutes (or even a loop that sets the time). I have the script that syncs the system time to a time server but wanted to see if anyone would provide a sample script that may possibly still be able to change the time in this app.

Here's a good example.

User1 logs in, clicks a button which timestamps and saves this time to our database. This timestamp is in reference to a phone call and we want to be exact or very close to recording the time of the call.

What I DON'T want is for someone to run a script that resets the time or manipulates it, that's what I'm looking to test. Though if I can prove it can be reset we will rewrite this module. Please help me with any sample scripts I could run, maybe a .bat loop file that repeatedly resets the time, etc. I'd REALLY appreciate all examples and thank you in advance
TestGuy
 

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