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Lenovo B575 auto upgraded to Windows 10 - running too slow, no onekey to recover to Windows 7

Q: Lenovo B575 auto upgraded to Windows 10 - running too slow, no onekey to recover to Windows 7

Hello, How can i downgrade a laptop that came pre-installed with Windows 7? It was automatically upgraded to Windows 10 and runs too slowly. Microsoft will not let me download image, instead they direct me to Lenovo. I called the Lenovo number listed in one of the posts on here, but after giving the rep my serial number, they told me to call Thinkpad support. I thought I would check here before continuing to run around. Thanks

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Preferred Solution: Lenovo B575 auto upgraded to Windows 10 - running too slow, no onekey to recover to Windows 7

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Hi,

I have a set of 3 discs from that will purportedly allow me to reinstall windows 7 and all applications and drivers on my laptop. I wanted to completely dump and restore my operating system/pc as I experienced a crash of the Windows 7 operating system. I booted from CD and got windows 7 back, but am not sure how to load the applications and drivers (I do have a disc labeled applications and drivers). Also, at some point since I purchased this Lenovo B575 laptop, I created a BIOS password and forgot it; I cannot access the BIOS now. I would like to reset the BIOS to remove the need for this password (I hope my verbiage is correct here). Can anyone help please!
 

A:Lenovo B575 LAPTOP Windows 7

I created a BIOS password and forgot it; I cannot access the BIOS now. I would like to reset the BIOS to remove the need for this passwordClick to expand...

The applicable forum rule is

Passwords - Please do not ask for assistance with (or ways to bypass) a forgotten or unknown password, personal identification number (PIN) or any other type of access code that may be required on a computer, mobile device or web site. As there is no way to verify the actual situation or intent, no assistance will be provided and any such threads will be closed.Click to expand...

NO HELP WILL BE PROVIDED FOR THE PASSWORD; however I will not close the thread so that help may be given for the other issue.
 

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I use Lenovo Yoga 500 Corei5Window 10 free on product How can I turn off auto setting of "Onekey Recovery" which make a problem? Problem:It happen when "Onekey Recovery" auto setting (Don't have notification to ask me for setting) When it complete setting, mynotebook will stop and auto restart.But after restart it wil show the Bug "INACCESSIBLE_BOOT_DEVICE"and it ask me want to "Restart" again or "Advance"if I click Restart, it will ask me again after restart and show INACCESSIBLE_BOOT_DEVICE So i have to click Advance tool and click Repair by Systems RestoreAfter use Systems Restore:I can normally open notebook and Onekey Recovery's deleted.After 2-5 days "Onekey recovery" auto setting again and make the same problem.These are Description when i use 'Systems Resyore' to fix     

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Hi, my g570 laptop had windows 7, the OS has been upgraded to Windows 10, the system became slow now and my wifi is not connecting properly, when i try to open onekey recovery application so that i can revert it to windows 7, my one key recovery software is not working, it says a message "Drivers initialization failed, please reinstall application". Please help me with, how to revert to older operating system or have my windows 10 work properly

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Hello, I want to know how to fully restore the Onekey recovery functions as when i tried to boot into onekey throught novo button, it simply boots the OS partion not the recovery. Few months back, i have decided that the recovery partition is taking up space so i have backed it up (only the partiton nothing else) with macrium reflect and have recently restored it, but Windows is not recongising the partiton even when i have hiddened it through minitool parition wizard.  As for the backup of the partiton it is not corrupted in anyway since i have veritied the backup  Here is the partitons as shown ( https://gyazo.com/7b6f9240c92bbeb962879fa1401d5891 )  As you can see, the recovery partiton still kept its name and size after restoring the parition through macrium reflect Please help me to get windows 8.1 to recognise the partiton and restore the onekey functionSpec: Lenovo G50-70 (2014)8GB Rami3 Intel core 1.9ghz1TB Space with normal hardrive (It is in GPT) 

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An HP Pavillion p7-1235 was given to me that was upgraded to Windows 10. Then returned to Windows 7 via an OS DVD. Recovery partition is still intact, but no other HP software is on the PC. Is it possible to restore this PC to the out of box condition?

A:Recover a Pavillion p7-1235 that was upgraded to Windows 10

Hi, Sorry no, even using HP Backup and Recovery Manager. Please look atTitles that shipped with PC on the following link          http://h20564.www2.hp.com/hpsc/doc/public/display?docId=c03359127 (Anything with No on the right column won't be restored). You have a fresh installed machine now, that is really good actually. You can look at the list and decide which one you need then download and install because your machine is nearly 5 years old now and software is out of date. Regards. 

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I have a Lenovo IdeaPad Z470 that had Windows 7 Home Basic and upgraded itself to Windows 10.When I want to recover to the factory state with OneKey Recovery within Windows 10 the program says that there is an error and recommends reinstalling, but it is useless.If I want to recover externally with the NOVO button it boots with the standard Windows 10 recovery procedure and I can not take it to the original state.Could Windows 10 have changed anything? How do I fix it?Thank you

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I just purchased a new Z50-70 (run-out stock) with Windows 8.1, and am trying to understand Onekey Recovery, disk partitions etc. I read a lot of the blogs on this, but still not clear. In this Lenovo support documenthttp://support.lenovo.com/us/en/documents/ht077144it says"NOTE: The far left small Recovery Partition, EFI System Partition and Windows 8 operating system partition, is required by Windows 8. The larger Recovery Partition is the Lenovo created partition." When I look at my hard drive, it appears different to above document. These are the partitions I see from left to rightRecovery Partition - 1000MBEFI System Partition - 260MBOEM Partition - 1000MBWindows8_OS (C - 890.46GBLenovo D - 25GB Recovery Partition - 13.72 GB For recovery purposes, which partitions are used by Windows, and which by OneKey?I don't want to add or change partition sizes. I want to use Windows System Image backup on a regular basis.Windows System Image backup selection gives pre-ticked boxes to backup the EFI partition, the Windows8 C partition, and the WINRE_DRV (System) partition (1000MB) with a tick-box option to also include the D drive.Other than the C drive, does OneKey recover all the other partitions including the D drive, or do I need to include these all in my Windows System Image backup?The most important question I have, is what happens if my internal hard drive fails after several years (like it did on my previous DELL laptop). I will hopefully have ... Read more

A:Disk Partitioning on Lenovo Z50-70 with Windows 8.1 and OneKey Recovery

First about the partiitons. Refer to this link. It described each particular partiition. From the link you gave the 13 GB space is the OKR recovery partition. To your Hdd the 13.72 GB labelled as Recovery Partition is the OKR Recovery partition. To be strict about these two partitions they are really user OKR backup storage partition. There are other partitions needed by OKR through the NOVO button. You should be able to see them using a third party partiition program like EaseUs Partition Manager. Second. As to your important question: "The most important question I have, is what happens if my internal hard drive fails after several years (like it did on my previous DELL laptop). I will hopefully have a good Windows System Image Backup, but with no recovery disks, if I wanted to purchase a new internal replacement hard drive, how can I get a copy of the essential OneKey partitions, to get to a state to recover my Windows System Image backup." Comment: If you made a system image or backup using Windows you will only get Windows when you restore. As to the OKR (Onekey Recovery) partitions you will not be able to restore them. If you made the backup using OKR then you will be able to restore them from the date you made the backup. This means updated OS plus programs you installed. This will only happen if the OKR partitions remain in place. So if you use a new hdd which does not  have the OKR partitions you will not be able to restore your OKR backup.

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Original installation: Windows 7, 64-bit. After the Windows 10 upgrade, the hard drive started to die. Attempts to run OneKey Recovery v7.0 to create the factory recovery DVD media displayed the error "Driver initialization failed Please reinstall application".   Solution:  Run OneKey Recovery as Administrator in Windows 7 compatibility mode. 

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2 years old. Deleted all unused programs.  Ran CCleaner and Malwarebytes.  No issues.  Defragged.  Clean disc.  Checked no program us using too much memory.  Deleted almost all my docs and photos from my hard drive (c drive).  839GB free of 889GB.  Also have a Lenovo D drive with 23GB free of 25GBBut it's so slow.  I press minimise on a window and it take 20 seconds to react. Almost everything I click on takes time to happen.  It's painful. Any ideas on how to speed things up?

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Upgraded to windows 10 and it auto refreshes in seconds

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I just upgraded from Windows 2000 to Windows XP, and none of the automatic updates are installing. I've attached a screenshot of the image that is brought up.

Also, there was a version of Norton Antivirus on here that was not uninstalled before upgrading. And I'd like to uninstall it, but trying to do so through the Add/Remove Software in the Control Panel doesn't work. It seems to lock up, and I have to do a hard reset to get it to close.

What should I try now?
 

A:Just upgraded 2000 to XP; Windows auto-updates don't work...

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Why OneKey Recovery does not work after installing latest update of windows 10? I have updated windows today (14 Oct 2017). I think the latest version of windows 10 has been installed on my laptop now. After installing this latest version of windows 10, I am unable to make system backup using pre-installed OneKey Recovery Software in my Lenovo Yoga500 14ISK laptop. An another issue is I found a windows.old folder in my system drive which is using approximately 15 GB. It is a very disturbing thing to me. It is appearing after installing the updates. Can anybody help me with the above issues. Thanks in advance. Sincerely,Rubel Ahmed

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I have a Dell Vostro 1510 laptop running xp?
 
Can it be upgraded to windows 8?
 
Where do I go for advice on this

A:Can DELL laptops running xp be upgraded to windows 8?

Try this http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=20 its the Windows 7 Upgrade Adviser if it cannot Windows 7 then it wont run Windows 8.

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I own a LENOVO 20266 Yoga 2 Pro i7  and recently upgraded from Windows 8 to Windows 10 Enterprise. I have two issues: 1.     The computer runs much slower now than it did when Windows 8 was installed ? any ideas why that might be? 2.     Also, the internal mouse works fine, however when I plug in a Microsoft wireless mouse 1850 model# 1593, the mouse intermittently freezes and then sometimes stops working.  I checked the batteries and they are fully charged ? any suggestions what could be the problem?

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Hello, I have a Lenovo B575 laptop, which I bought new in 2011. I upgraded the RAM to 8GB but otherwise it has had no modifications. The computer has worked fine, though it became a bit sluggish with age and use, as a modestly powered PC laptop is known to do, and was not unusual or unexpected. The laptop came with Windows 7 installed and I upgraded to Windows 10 immediately upon availability, skipping over Windows 8. The OS worked fine, except that the system was slower than ever, to the point it was a burden to use. Most friends reported improved performance after upgrading to Windows 10, but my experience was the opposite. I waited through several updates and patches to see if it was just a matter of working out a few bugs. After a few months, performance had still not improved, and I found an option to restore the previous operating system. Halfway through the process of uninstalling Windows 10, the system crashed. Now, when the laptop is started, it is caught in a constant loop of rebooting when it tries to load Windows. I have accessed the boot menu to try and boot in different modes, but they all end up rebooting no matter what I try. I have tried to boot from DVD, USB thumbstick, and an external USB DVD. The laptop always reboots before it can boot from any of the devices. I have accessed the BIOS menu to change device boot order to make sure the device I'm booting from is the top priority and HDD is the lowest down. Still reboots.&n... Read more

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Hello,I just installed the free Windows 10 upgrade on my Lenovo Ideapad p400 touch last night.  I woke up this morning and booted up my computer, and everything was fine until I attempted to change the brightness.  When I tried to do this, my screen went very dim, and now I can't adjust the brightness (and I can't read my screen well, either).  Normally, I would install/reinstall the video driver in order to fix this problem (recommended for other users with similar issues), but I currently do not see a Windows 10 version of the driver I need on the Lenovo website.I was wondering:a) if/when a new driver would be available to install (if that's the recommended solution)b) is there something else going on?c) Windows 10 allows you to revert back to Windows 8.1 within the first month of use.  Should I just do this?d) Is the p400 touch capable of running Windows 10? Why or why not?Thank you!

A:Upgraded to Windows 10 on Lenovo Ideapad p400 touc...

If you look in this list -
https://support.lenovo.com/us/en/documents/ht103535
 
P400 is not listed as a supported system. I doubt it will be supported in the future but you can always call and ask Lenovo directly.
 
Why it is going dim?
This is because of the Chipset or the Intel drivers.
 
What you can do to make it functional?
- Try uninstalling the chipset and Intel drivers --- Restart --- Let drivers install automatically and check.
These can be uninstalled from "Device Manager" and "Programs & Features" in Control Panel
 
- Revert back to windows 8.1 (This option may or may not work - Did not work on my system)
- Reset laptop to factory settings
 
good luck.

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Hello, I have a Lenovo B575 laptop, which I bought new in 2011. I upgraded the RAM to 8GB but otherwise it has had no modifications. The computer has worked fine, though it became a bit sluggish with age and use, as a modestly powered PC laptop is known to do, and was not unusual or unexpected. The laptop came with Windows 7 installed and I upgraded to Windows 10 immediately upon availability, skipping over Windows 8. The OS worked fine, except that the system was slower than ever, to the point it was a burden to use. Most friends reported improved performance after upgrading to Windows 10, but my experience was the opposite. I waited through several updates and patches to see if it was just a matter of working out a few bugs. After a few months, performance had still not improved, and I found an option to restore the previous operating system. Halfway through the process of uninstalling Windows 10, the system crashed. Now, when the laptop is started, it is caught in a constant loop of rebooting when it tries to load Windows. I have accessed the boot menu to try and boot in different modes, but they all end up rebooting no matter what I try. I have tried to boot from DVD, USB thumbstick, and an external USB DVD. The laptop always reboots before it can boot from any of the devices. I have accessed the BIOS menu to change device boot order to make sure the device I'm booting from is the top priority and HDD is the lowest down. Still reboots.&n... Read more

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Earlier this week I decided to clean up the hard drive so I format the hard drive by the program called DBAN to format them. When that is done then I want to reinstall the operating system of Windows 7 with my recovery disks. Unfortunately the laptop never quit with restarting even I try to get into BIOS or put the DVD in to install or Multi Boot. Nothing is working now even with no operating system inside the laptop. So what is the solution for this to stop restarting on the laptop. Then I will be able to reinstall the operating system in my laptop. Look forward to see the answer about this. Thank you, John

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I went to start my laptop and it started up as normal but then got to the "Starting Windows" screen and is frozen.

Tried to start in safe mode and when pressing F8 it went into the usual fill loading and then froze half way through the load.

Pressed and held enter while it is restarting to get to the recovery screen. Choose to do a recovery and it tells me a recovery error. It does not explain what the error is just a recovery error.

Started again with F2 for the bios setting. Changed the boot order to boot from cd, saved and restarted. It gave me the "press any button to boot from cd/dvd" message so I did. You can hear it booting from cd and the screen is loading files.

That is the farthest I get it then goes to the "Starting Windows" screen.

It will not do a boot from cd.
 

A:can't boot from cd on my Lenovo b575 laptop

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Hello guys and girls, Please help! I'm going to make this a bit short, but let me tell you my problem. I bought a Lenovo B575 in 2012 and it came with win7. It also had all of the lenovo software, e.g. Lenovo energy management, etc. I upgraded to Win 10 during May of 2016 during the free upgrade period, however, it became terribly slow. The idiot that I was, instead of using onekey recovery or installing win7, I formatted the hard disk (erasing the onekey rescue system and all), then reinstalled win 10! Seriously, I think I took out my brain at this time cause I was so stupid! And the computer was as slower than ever. Only then did I figure out the terrible mistake I made. Another thing is that I didn't create recovery media before, even worse. This all happened in Jan 2018. So now, I don't have the recovery media and I need it, specifically for Lenovo B575. I heard of this system recovery media download you could do with your serial no. on Lenovo's website, however, my PC ended up not eligible. So please, I need Lenovo B575 reovery media, not just with win7 but also with all of Lenovo's sofware for free. Any help would be highly appreciated! Thanking you sincerely, Jack

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I have a Lenovo B575 unused since 2012 running Win 7 Home edition. I cannot get Win 7 to sucessfully run Windows Update to completion. I have tried all of the suggestions on the Microsoft website and gotten nowhere. If someone could point me in the right direction, I'd be very grateful. Thanks

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It appears as if there is a bug in the B575's implementation of UEFI.  My B575 freezes instead of turning off or rebooting when booted from a GPT formatted hard drive.  I have had the issue with Windows 7 and several versions of Ubuntu.  I do not have any such issues if the hard drive is formatted as MBR as it was formatted at the factory.When I boot an operating system via UEFI, it runs fine but freezes at shutdown.Does anyone else seem to have this issue with UEFI boot?  I have checked the Lenovo website for firmware updates but there are none.

A:Lenovo B575 UEFI shutdown hang

To test this bug more thorougly I did a clean reformat of the hard drive as GPT and installed Windows 7 64-bit.  This appears to be a firmware bug because the problem still persists, and never happens if the hard drive is formatted as MBR and performs legacy BIOS boot. To moderators:  Please move to "Lenovo 3000 and Essential Laptops" forum.

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I just got a crapload of ram and found out I needed to upgrade my windows to use it so I popped for the upgrade and now I cant even play any games because my machine is running so slow I have used malwarebytes and they say its clean also eset says its cool any help is welcome

specs
core i5
32 gb ram
500gb hd
2 gig vidcard 3 monitor setup

thanks

Ken

A:Just upgraded to ultimate now my computer is running slow

I just got a crapload of ram and found out I needed to upgrade my windows to use it so I popped for the upgrade and now I cant even play any games because my machine is running so slow I have used malwarebytes and they say its clean also eset says its cool any help is welcomespecscore i5 32 gb ram500gb hd2 gig vidcard 3 monitor setup thanks KenDo I read that correctly? 32GB of RAM installed? What are you running? A nuclear power station? What did you upgrade to? 32-bit or 64-bit? Also, what was the previous OS?

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Hello  i had been installed windows 7 (copy) to my laptop, and I want to recover the original windows ( windows 10) but i dont have product key for windows 

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Hi.I'm looking for a Lenovo B575 type 1450 bios cmos file to flash to my BIOS unless someone knows a solution. I believe the BIOS has been corrupted. I cannotI access/change/set-up utility or restore to defaults. I had been experiencing intermittent errors ever since upgrading from Sys 7 to 10. and after one such occurence decided to do a clean install hoping that might help (Mistake #1).  Anyway, to make a long story short, I kept getting various errors to the point that finally I had no choice but to go for the complete new install. I had most everything backed up anyway (Mistake #2). The install failed and burned at app. 90% complete!! Now, regardless how I boot up, if the hard disk is connected, I get a black screen "Windows failed to start blah blah....  Status: 0xc00000034 An unexpected error has occurred blah blah" but when the hdd is disconnected It will boot up from flash drive or CD etc..BUT WIIL NOT LET ME ACCESS THE BIOS SET-UP UTILITY.! Regardless of F1, F2, F.. Anything... PLEASE HELP!!!!UPDATE: I have tried via battery removed , various utilities etc etc with no luck

A:Lenovo IdeaPad B575 BIOS CMOS File

Hello John_vmThanks for using the Lenovo forums.Any chance you have access to a different HDD, if so try to use that and see if the unit is still unable to boot or not.
 
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Hi.I'm looking for a Lenovo B575 type 1450 bios cmos file to flash to my BIOS unless someone knows a solution. I believe the BIOS has been corrupted. I cannotI access/change/set-up utility or restore to defaults. I had been experiencing intermittent errors ever since upgrading from Sys 7 to 10. and after one such occurence decided to do a clean install hoping that might help (Mistake #1).  Anyway, to make a long story short, I kept getting various errors to the point that finally I had no choice but to go for the complete new install. I had most everything backed up anyway (Mistake #2). The install failed and burned at app. 90% complete!! Now, regardless how I boot up, if the hard disk is connected, I get a black screen "Windows failed to start blah blah....  Status: 0xc00000034 An unexpected error has occurred blah blah" but when the hdd is disconnected It will boot up from flash drive or CD etc..BUT WIIL NOT LET ME ACCESS THE BIOS SET-UP UTILITY.! Regardless of F1, F2, F.. Anything... PLEASE HELP!!!!UPDATE: I have tried via battery removed , various utilities etc etc with no luck

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Curious -- Lenovo support told me that my machine cannot be upgraded to windows 10, and I am stuck on Windows 8.1 forever. Had anyone upgraded a Lenovo Yoga 14 ThinkPad 14  (Type 20DM, 20DN) to Windows 10 Successfully? If so, I'm interested in hearing what you did to get the touchpad, keyboard and rotation working simultaneously. Thanks!

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I encountered a problem with Win10 which required me to do an OS Reset.  This removes all my applications and reinstalls Windows, which worked exactly as expected.  My OS now works well, and I have recovered a number of applications I installed, but my 12 pre-installed apps (beginning with Lenovo ____,  are still missing.  They are not on the backup partition on the HD.  They are not downloadable from the support site.  How can I get these back?

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Hi, I want to know how do I recover my previous Windows 10 instalation (with windows product key) after formatting my laptop and installing other OS. Thanks  

A:Lenovo u31 format recover Windows 10 instalation

Hi Sereno1980
 
While formatting your laptop, did you delete LENOVO recovery partition? If no, you could still recovery with Lenovo OneKey Recovery.If yes, you may need to download Windows 10 ISO and install it manually with the product key underneath the laptop.
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Good Evening guys  I have recently bought my lenovo t430s (used device not new) and I am facing a problem with my windows 7 professional that was pre-installed on it. I don't have a recovery disc and I managed to get my license key using the code provided on lenovo website. Yet on microsoft website, I couldn't download a copy of windows 7 (so that I reinstall it and fix its current defects), it gives me an error when I verify the key. Probably, the guy who sold it, lost his original key and installed a pirated version which I don't want to use. Is there any way that I can retrieve my original key especially the ticket on the bottom of the device is not there any more ? Can Lenovo support team send me my original key if they are given all internal information of my device ? Any help will be highly appreciated guys  Thanks a lot  Mina FaresCairo, Egypt

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Hi. The laptop I am having is Thinkpad x250, bought 3 years ago, the warranty has expired. A few days ago I was feeling lagged, I reinstalled the system, but I installed a wrong version of Windows and messed up things. I wanted to reinstall everything and found that I had nothing, no DVD, no USB.  I tried to create a recovery USB stick but on the page of Lenovo. After entering my serial number, it returned with the following message. Thank you for contacting Lenovo Recovery Media Support. We have reviewed your device and found that your device is not compatible to be able to place a recovery media order via our online systems. In addition, your device seems to be out of warranty. For devices out of warranty there are only limited help functionalities available The best option is for you to browse our forums for potential solution and  by looking up Lenovo eSupport ( support.lenovo.com ) In some cases you can order the product and chose to pay for it because the device is out of warranty. If you would prefer this, please contact the appropriate phone number from the list below Pull the appropriate Phone numbers for the corresponding country from Contact Us web page found under "Phone Support List" in support.lenovo.com  Now I'd like to know 1. What should I do now? 2. Can I still recover the machine like new with the preinstalled software of Lenovo? 3. I know I have the license of Windows 8.1 when ... Read more

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 recover program onekey recovery b50-80ew Good morning, I accidentally deleted the program that I mention; I have entered the official website to try to download it but I can not find it. Can you tell me how I can install this program without having to format and start the computer from scratch?

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Hello all! Hoping you can help me with a rather frustrating issue with my Lenovo G510.  Recently it got stuck in the Automatic Repair Tool loop.  My version of the loop would be I would start the computer, it would attempt to load, fail, enter Automatic Repair Tool loading, then go to black screen and stay there indefinitely.  Unable to get past that using any of the advice online, I tried the okr button on the laptop to similar results.  When I press the button while the computer is turned off it boots the computer and goes to the okr menu.  If I try the "Normal Startup" option, it gets stuck in the repair tool loop.  "BIOS Setup" works but I don't see any option to boot or recovery the laptop within the menus.  "Boot Menu" gets me back to the loop.  When I try the "System Recovery" option it goes to the "loading files" screen, the white bar loads quickly, it then goes to the screen with the Lenovo logo as if it is loading the system and then goes to a black screen and stays there.  Nothing more happens.  If I leave it there long enough, it then goes back into Automatic Repair Tool loop.  Anyone have any idea how to get back into the system?  Nothing I'm trying seems to work.  I've attempted loading restore files onto a USB and using that at startup but nothing happens when I do (this could be due to user error).  My main hope is to recover the files on the computer.  Tha... Read more

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Hello. I have (in the past few months) been having issues starting my Lenovo G570 laptop, which runs on Windows 7 (unsure what bit), with AVG 2015 as its antivirus. It will turn on, and display the 'Starting Windows' screen. However, it will not load past this point, no matter how long I leave it.

Upon pressing the power button, the screen will read that there is an error and gives me two option: system repair or start normally. The system repair option then brings me to a page that will scan and prompt a restore - however, this restore does not work as it must completely reboot to complete the restore, which is not possible due to the fact that it sticks on the Starting Windows page.

Another option is the F8 menu. From this menu, I have tried most of the options with sufficient loading time to allow my laptop to process. Not a single one of the three safe mode options will boot, and stops loading at AVG's files (which leads me to believe it is my antivirus). I have also attempted repair system and last known config, both of which ultimately prompt a system restore. I have attempted numerous system restores at different dates, and none of them are successful. Starting today, I have also received errors stating that the restore can not be accomplished.

This is all of the information I have at the moment, but I will add on as I come across errors.
Any advice would be lovely!

A:Lenovo laptop running on Windows 7 will not start past Windows screen.

If it completed System Restore and rebooted, did you choose Start Windows Normally?

You'll need to access to a Win7 disk or System Repair Disk to work through the steps for Troubleshooting Windows 7 Failure to Start without depending upon possibly corrupt OS files.

These steps try everything that can possibly be done leading up to rescuiing your files to do a perfect Clean Reinstall Windows 7

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I have Vista Premium on my laptop and have recently had to reset to factory settings due to com.surrogate errors and other issues.
I have an annoying function, windows media centre, automatically running when I log into my games and need help with suppressing it.
Can anyone tell me how I can stop it automatically starting up? I have forgotten how to do it.

Thankyou in advance.
 

A:How to stop Windows Media Centre from auto running.

Push the windows button + R at the same time to open run.

Type in msconfig and hit okay.

Go to the startup tab, Windows Media Center should be under there somewhere. Uncheck the box and click apply.
 

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On the Lenovo Onekey Recovery, I selected the option to restore system partition to its initial status. Now I'm not sure what this does exactly, but it then asked for what language I wanted to use and then username and password. And before I could type in anything, the screen turn black and no matter what I did, it wouldn't budge from there. Now I don't know if I accidentally removed windows and I don't know how to get it back. Does anyone know what options I have? 

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Hi, can you guys please lend me some assistance.
my laptop went into windows recovery after it didnt shut down properly, from which it rebooted. Now it boots up to the user account screen but when you log on it loads very slowly and the screen goes blank for about 45 seconds then loads up. Now none of the windows gadgets work properly. once loaded it seems to work ok.

Having read a few articles and from my limited pc knowledge I have done the following;
Defraged hdd
ran system file checker shows no errors
ran disc clean up
ran anti virus
turned gadgets off rebooted and turned back on
I am at a bit of a loss and apart from doing a reinstall which i dont want to do I am not sure what else to do

My laptop is a Dell XPS15 L502X
windows 7 service pack 1

A:windows 7 slow after system recover/ gadgets not working

Run chkdsk/r. If your HD is a SSD, don't defrag in the future. It wears the disc unnecessarily.

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Hello, I recently bought the Lenovo Yoga 510-IKB, and when I would flip the screen, it would automatically rotate the screen.After a bunch of windows 10 updates, this function was gone. I checked regedit, and the SensorPresent was set to 0. And I can't set rotate lock anymore, anywere.  I set SensorPresent to 1 manually, but that didn't change anything either. Only yesterday I got an update from Lenovo for the bios, and I am now running V.2SCN26WW. In lenovo companion I cannot find the flip option anymore. Since they used to be in Lenovo Settings. But that app is gone now. In device manager I deleted the HID-sensorcollection v2 so that it could reinstall itself, but it didn't change anything either. Not sure what I am supposed to do now besides returning the laptop to the store. 

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Hi there,

I am at my wits end. I have tried everything on the net and I'm still left with a blue screen that goes into a loop whenever I start up. I've tried booting up in safe mode but Lenovo C20 machine does not seem to recognize the Fn+F8 or F8 (the only key that works is F12 which takes me to the boot menu in Lenovo). What do I do from here as I'm clueless. My screen at the moment is frozen on Diagnostic starting... (It's been like that now for the last 5 minutes). Switching this off will just take me back to the loop. I am losing valuable time and money trying to sort out. Can someone please, please help as I'm slowly giving up!
 

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Have a Thinpad 240 with: i7-4600U8GB RAM256GB Solid State DriveIntel HD Graphics1Gb EthernetUltraNavSecure ChipFingerprint reader3c Li-Poly Came installed with windows 7 Pro, which has since been updated to Windows 10 Pro while it was free to do so, meaning that I now have a Digital entitlement (license) for it from Microsoft (not a product key). No longer have any discs, documents or similar from the box. Warranty ran out a couple of months ago. Needed to do a clean Windows 10 reinstall, and did so from USB-drive provided by Microsoft. Went perfect. 1. My issue is that I want to add back all the specific (or at least the most relevant) Lenovo software and drivers after the clean re-install, but don't know how to find the package to download. Where can I find it? The clean reinstall overwrites everything on C:. I didn't use the recovery partition because I don't know if and how that would work with the (free) WIndows 10 upgarde. I won't be able to activate Windows 7 if I do a Recovery install, and don't think I can then upgade to my eligible WIndows 10. I have re-installed Lenovo: Service Brigde, TVSU System Update, and Lenovo Vantage. I have also "updated" all drivers I can by running Lenovo System Update, and running the scan and install for "Automatic Driver Update" on the Lenovo support website. Before clean re-install, I also updated everything from Lenovo, inlcuding BIOS. On the same Lenovo support website, also und... Read more

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HelloPlease help me to turn off display auto adjustment on my lap topWhat should I do?

A:Lenovo 510-15IKB Laptop (ideapad) display auto adjustment Windows 10

Click Right Mouse on Battery Icon > Power Options > Change Plan Settings > Change Advanced Power Settings > Display > Enable Adaptive Brightness > Set to OFF

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Ok, for the past few weeks, I had been getting a message that said a resource was missing, but I stupidly never wrote down what specifically was gone. It said that it could not open the Dell Dock because of it and windows explorer was running slow at times and restarting periodically. It did this for about three weeks, then, two nights ago, the computer froze, so I reset it, and it started on the green bar then black screen loop.

I tried running it in safe mode, no dice, and all other alternate boot options. It would hang up each time. Finally, I was able to get the system restore wizard up, this was earlier today, and reset the system to how it was 4 days ago. It actually opened Vista, but in low res mode and everything is painfully slow, except for the internet, which runs at normalish speeds.

Are there any possible causes or solutions for this?

I have a Dell Inspiron 530, and Windows Vista Home Premium 64 bit.
 

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Hey guys! I recently restarted my computer to install an important update (according to Windows 7 Updater). When the computer restarted I noticed that all of my effects and windows are now running very slow (there is no hitch in response time, but the actual animation of the windows appearing and flying up to the desktop are very slow).

Flash games and my video games seem to run very slow now too. (Youtube video playback works flawlessly though. Strange.) My computer is correctly identifying my Graphics card (Nvidia Geforce 9600) but everything is acting as if I am not using a proper card.

This is odd because not five minutes earlier everything was running at optimal speeds. The only thing I can think of that has changed is that update that was installed.

I am updating my GFX card drivers now, but I want to know if the issue is something else entirely.

If you have any more questions I will answer them.

Thanks.

A:[SOLVED] Windows 7 windows are (literraly) running slow (among other things)

The problem has been fixed!


I guess it was a driver issue or something of that nature!

Sorry for wasting forum space and time!

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Hello,
I upgraded my XP to Windows 7 and the original monitor is not widescreen compatible. I recently bought
AOC E2070SWN-B 20" LED Widescreen Monitor - 1600x900, 5 ms, 16:9, 20M:1, Vesa Mount, (Refurbished) - RB-E2070SWN-B and I am still unable to see the whole screen correctly.

Thank you for your assistance.
 

A:Upgraded XP to Windows, Upgraded Monitor, not configuring

You didn't provide ANY information about and a description of your computer, so we have no idea what graphics device it has.

It's my guess its graphics device doesn't support Windows 7, so it's using a default VGA mode.

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