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Disabling discrete GPU in Win8 (UEFI) Laptop

Seeing how the Intel HD Graphics 4000 is covering all my needs perfectly for the moment, I would prefer to disable the NVIDIA dedicated GPU in my Lenovo Z400 for a while. I've already went to the ...
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Lenovo Ideapad U510 BCD error 0xc000000d

I am getting error trying to turn on my laptop, it says: Boot Configuration Data file Error code: 0xc000000d Now i did not get any CD or the install key for my windows8, what solution do i have apart ...
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Lenovo u400 cannot boot?

Well i am in deep trouble. I accidentally convert my basic disk(where windows is installed ) to dynamic disk. How do i fix it back without sending to fix? Does the minitool partition thing work for ...
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1answer
124 views

How to update lenovo ThinkPad from windows 7 to windows 8

I have Lenovo ThinkPad S540 which is already installed Windows 7. But the laptop does not have a DVD player. So I cant install windows 8 using the given CD pack. But when I download Windows 8 updater ...
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Removing support for Lenovo's Battery Safeguard “feature”

Lenovo laptops now include a Battery Safeguard "feature" that disallows use of third-party batteries in models made after May 2012 or so. It appears this "feature" is provided by a Windows driver as ...
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255 views

lenovo ideapad U410 windows is installed on hdd instead of SSD why?

I have bought lenovo ideapad U410 and windows was supposed to be installed on ssd drive, but it is on hdd drive instead. What is he reason and how can I fix it?
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Windows 8 on Lenovo ideapad z500

I recently bought a new Lenovo ideapad Z500 with only dos on it. Then during the windows 8 installation I accidentally deleted the partitions and now I have 3 partitions, 1 of them has the Type ...
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Remap Lock key on Thinkpad Edge E531

My Lenovo Thinkpad Edge E531 (running Windows 7) has a few unneeded media keys above the numpad (Calculator, Lock computer, Web browser and Explorer) that I would like to remap to something more ...
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Lenovo Energy Management - Battery life on dual boot

For nearly two years I was running only Ubuntu on my Lenovo G570 laptop. Recently I changed to dual-boot with arrival of Windows 8.1 Preview. With that I installed some Lenovo provided applications, ...
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Lenovo Power Dial Software causing Errors

I am using Windows 7 Professional 64 Bit Lenovo IdeaCentre K330. Recently i checked my Windows Event Viewer and i see that I have got a lot of the following error's: SideBySide Event ID: 33 ...
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231 views

disable touchpad on lenovo

I have a refurbished thinkpad with an UltraNav "pointing device" installed as touchpad. I've tried disabling it through "device manager" but the "disable" option is disabled. Is there any way to ...
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How to capture what application is set to start on given shortcut on Windows?

I've got Lenovo laptop which has a Fullscreen Magnifier function (zooms the screen). It's activated by pressing Fn + Space shortcut. Because I use the notebook on external display where I don't have a ...
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1answer
393 views

How do I disable panning of windows on the edge of the screen?

When I move a window to the edge of the screen, any portion of it that remains off-screen is panned back on to the screen when I move my cursor "past" the edge. This is a nice feature, but it's one I ...
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1answer
24 views

Mounted drives (error - automatically)

A Lenovo ThinkCentre Windows 7 PC is automatically creating mounted drives, using the next available drive letter, eg: L etc & slowing the computer down.
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Windows 7 Pro OA: getting installation media after removing manufacturer's pre-install? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Where can I find a download of both Vista (Home Premium) and Windows 7 OEM ISO? My Windows 7 Professional became infected after 2 weeks of its usage and I did not copy ...
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1answer
178 views

Wireless internet

I have a laptop, Lenovo G560, and I'm unable to connect to any wireless networks. It says that I need to turn on the wireless by pressing some button on the keyboard, but I don't have any buttons for ...
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1answer
793 views

Lenovo key mapping blocks tab recall

I have a Lenovo IdeaPad 580 and Ctrl+Shift+T is mapped to a proprietary picture viewing program. This program blocks the tab recall shorcut Ctrl+Shift+T in Firefox and Chrome. How do I fix it?
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68 views

Standard toolchain / tasks to repair a windows 7 machine

A friend owns a Lenovo notebook. The system sometime does not boot Windows 7. If this happens, a black screen with a lifebelt boots. I've never seen such a lifebelt screen on another system (Windows ...
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I can't change my preferred graphics card on my notebook

I have a Lenovo IdeaPad Z570 with an Intel i5 processor, 4 GB RAM, and an NVIDIA GT 520 GPU. And I can't select my preferred graphics card nor change the graphics card for my applications. I tried ...
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1answer
652 views

Intel Rapid Start Driver Reinstallation doesn't work?

I recently had to reformat my entire drive and reinstall Windows 7. Something that bothers me is that when I was downloading the Intel Rapid Start driver (I have a Lenovo Ideapad Y480, and it comes ...
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Boot records messed on dual boot (win7 and ubuntu) machine with SSD and HDD

I have a Lenovo Ideapad y570 with two hard drives: SSD and normal HDD both managed by RapidDrive and Windows 7 pre-installed. First, I have shrunk my 500 GB HDD a little bit to make some place for a ...
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1answer
200 views

Piip piip piip, new X220 Broken After 1 Week Usage? How can I debug this machine?

I bought new x220 laptops and now I got the first one apparently broken. I tried to install F-Secure some virus protection, I left it on the installtion for some hours and now the machine won't start. ...
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1answer
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Installing Lenovo internet drivers after windows 7 upgrade

I have a Lenovo ThinkPad W520 (4270) that I just upgraded to Window 7 Ultimate x64. After the upgrade I couldn't connect to the internet and found out that I have no adapters (wireless or ethernet). ...
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1answer
667 views

Lenovo IBM ThinkPad T40 - Wireless issue - not connecting to internet

This machine is running on windows xp pro. LAN connection works perfect, wireless not so well. It see's all the signals in the building and I am 150% certain the router/wireless signals are perfect. ...
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3answers
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Why won't Windows 7 remember my screen resolution settings?

I have a Lenovo Thinkpad T420. I use it in three situations: Connected to docking station with two LCD monitors at 1280 x 1024. Connected to docking station with two 21" LCD monitors at 1680 x 1050 ...
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3answers
4k views

Behavior of Windows 7 power options (Sleep, then hibernate)

I have my Lenovo X220 running Windows 7 Pro configured to (on battery): 1. Sleep after 20 minutes 2. Hibernate after 45 minutes However it seems like whenever I leave my laptop for a long period, I ...
2
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2answers
6k views

Windows 7 Laptop Randomly Sleeping

I'm running Windows 7 64-bit on a Lenovo laptop, and I have a problem wherein after I've put it to 'sleep' once, it will seemingly without any reason or warning go back to sleep every 10 to 15 minutes ...
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1answer
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Wifi network undetectable on a Lenovo G470

I have a WPA2 secured network with a visible SSID at home that works perfectly fine with a Dell laptop,a HP netbook and sundry mobile phones. When I try connecting my sister's Lenovo G470, it refuses ...
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4answers
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My new Lenovo T410 has slowed to a crawl. How do I fix it?

I've been using Windows for over 18 years now and consider myself a power user. This laptop is about 6 months old) specs: 4 GB RAM and running Windows 7 enterprise with a 120 GB solid state drive. ...
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1answer
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why Thinkpad T410s intermittent keyboard death?

I have a Thinkpad T410s running Windows 7 64-bit. I have had it for three months. It has the latest BIOS (1.41) and trackpad drivers. In the last week I have started to notice that the keyboard ...
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1answer
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IBM Lenovo A55 Full Driver

I can't find IBM Lenovo Thinkcentre A55 drivers. http://www-307.ibm.com/pc/support/site.wss/MIGR-66440.html this link doesn't work. Can anybody help find a full driver set for IBM Lenovo Thinkcentre ...
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1answer
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Lenovo System Update Breaks Windows Live

I've been racking my brain (and fingers from typing) trying to solve this issue to no avail. I have a Lenovo computer and I install their system update tool to install all my missing drivers. However ...
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Are there any tips or tricks for cloning Lenovo PCs?

Sorry if this is too generic a question, but we do a lot of imaging on a lot of different models of PC (all using Windows XP and Symantec Ghost). The first issue identified was the use of a checksum ...
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Lenovo Veriface log-in [duplicate]

Possible Duplicates: How can reset Windows administrator password? What can I do if I forgot my Windows password? i have a lenovo g460 laptop. my webcam has a lense problem- i can no ...
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Lenovo T61p Windows 7 LCD Change Brightness Does Not Work

Just installed Windows 7 on my T61p laptop. Besides the fact that i only missed 2 drivers (turbo memory, wusb) there are plenty of things not working on windows drivers alone. Main issue at the ...