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How to access boot menu on a Lenovo G500s

I have a Lenovo G500s laptop which comes with FreeDOS installed. I want to install Windows, but I am not able to enter the boot menu so I can boot from a DVD. I have tried keys like F1, F2, F9, F12, ...
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Lenovo Ideapad z510 crashes when connected to AC power but works fine with the battery

I use a Lenovo Ideapad z510 running Windows 8 x64 and earlier today, during a snowstorm, power went out. Later, power came back and I got on my computer. As I was using it, I — idiotically — lightly ...
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Lenovo tools for windows 7: can't re-enable wireless

Consider a netbook - Lenovo S10e with Windows 7 and the S10 Lenovo power management tools. Machine has factory BIOS. Fn+F5 is the key combo to toggle the wireless radio on/off. The tool allows the ...
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Problems getting built-in 3G modem (Ericsson H5321gw – USB ID 0bdb:1926) working on my Lenovo X230 (Debian)

I have Ericsson H5321gw WWAN modem (USB ID 0bdb:1926) on my Lenovo X230 laptop. I've got it working momentarily using NetworkManager GUI on Gnome3. Normally I can make it connect for a few minutes ...
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Lenovo C2 will not turn on after hard power off

I was cleaning my desk and accidentally pulled the power cord apart while it was turned on. I did not think anything of it at the time but when I plugged it back in and tried to turn it on this ...
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Lenovo X201 screen - black now green

My trusty Lenovo X201 (running Ubuntu 14.10) has developed a problem with the screen. The colour black is now green. Initially, I could make the problem go away by moving the screen back and forth but ...
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Installing and Activating Windows after accidentally deleting it while Installing Ubuntu

A week ago, I bought a Lenovo IdeaPad Z510 laptop with pre-installed Windows 8.1. Recently, I tried to install Ubuntu and while doing so I accidentally installed Ubuntu by replacing Windows. That is, ...
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Lenovo onekey and reboot stuck in GRUB

I have a Lenovo g50-45 with onekey recovery with Windows 8.1 pre-installed. I dual booted with Ubuntu. Then I uninstalled Ubuntu. then tried to reinstall with USB using onekey. I got this screen: ...
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ThinkPad T400 and Windows 8.1 “compatibility and support”

firstly, it's really hard to make title on this but I'll try to explain below. This problem occurs for some time but I think, not from very beginning of using Windows 8.1 on my ThinkPad T400. When I ...
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How do I disable the touch screen on Windows 8.1 for a Lenovo X220?

I would like to try disabling the touch screen on my Lenovo X220 to diagnose odd mouse jumps. Looking at Lenovo forum answers the way to do this is to 'Go to Control Panel "Pen and Touch" and uncheck ...
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Insert boot media and press a key…

I have a Lenovo B540... when I turn it on it gave me a "please insert boot media and press a key". I called Lenovo they stated I needed the recovery discs. okay. purchased the recovery discs. during ...
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Wi fi issues with Lenovo desktop H520

Much to my dismay I recently made the so-called upgrade from Windows 8 to Windows 8.1. The result was that windows 8.1 totally disabled the WiFi functionality on my desktop, a Lenovo H520. So far ...
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make reinstall cd from lenovo partition before updating to windows 10 tp

I'm going to update my lenovo G510(with i7 processor and windows 8.1) to windows 10 tp. When I update to windows 10 tp will it be possible to restore back to windows 8.1? I mean the laptop were ...
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1TB SSHD only seen as 1.5GB in a Windows 7 Pro RAID setup?

This is a fresh Window 7 Pro install on a Lenovo W700ds (2757 CTO) with RAID-capable Intel Storage Controller. This laptop had 2x500GB RAID 0 installed and I decided to buy: 1 256GB SSD for the OS ...
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Issues when upgrading Lenovo Ideapad Flex 2 14 with an SSD

After purchasing a Lenovo Ideapad Flex 2 14, I tried to upgrade it and replaced the HDD with an SSD from my older laptop. After putting in the SSD, I encountered a numerous amount of problems. First, ...
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Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 2 won’t start up Windows directly from Intel 335 SSD [duplicate]

I recently got a Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 2 (14 inch) laptop and want to install an SSD (Intel 335 series 240gb SSD) from my old machine. So, right now, whenever I start it, it takes me to a menu where ...
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Audio Port of laptop not working Finding Solutions

Iam using Lenovo model G510 laptop and my audio port is not working properly I guess it may have broken.As it is connected to motherboard i try not to disturb it .So only option remains to check ...
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Windows 7 install “Load Driver” error, Lenovo laptop

Can anyone help me to figure out why I cannot get Windows 7 x64 to install on my Lenovo Flex 2-15. I have turned secure boot off, enabled legacy mode so that UEIF don't get in the way. It boots up to ...
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Windows 8.1 Lenovo Yoga 2 Pro “Network Driver not properly installed”

I've just received a brand new Lenovo Yoga 2 Pro just a few hours ago, and already there seems to be a problem. Windows 8.1 keeps telling me it cannot find any networks, and when I troubleshoot ...
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Removing my lenovo computer from the dock re-sizes my windows

I am experiencing a strange problem that seems to be specific to the lenovo that myself and my work colleagues have. It is a W540 thinkpad and the issue is that when you undock the computer from a ...
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Question mark key acting as Ctrl key on Thinkpad T440 Brazilian keyboard

I recently got a Lenovo Thinkpad T440 but I am having some troubles with it. My device is made in Brazil so it came with an ABNT2 keyboard with ç key but I am having issues when I need to use the / ...
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laptop motherboard “shorts” when connected to adapter

Disclaimer: I'm sort of a noob, and this is a long post. Thank you all in advance! summary: completely dead laptop with no signs of life whatsoever (suddenly, for no apparent reason) Here's the ...
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Can I re-enroll BioExcess fingerprints without Finger Convenience?

Just got a new Lenovo laptop and, like the idiot I am, typo'd my username. No problem, thinks I, I'll just remove that user and create a new one. Unfortunately, I had already registered almost all my ...
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How do I fix my Lenovo UltraNav setup?

I have a Lenovo X230 tablet and as of this morning it is exhibiting a very odd problem with the UltraNav system (both touchpad and trackpoint). Upon starting up the machine, they both work normally, ...
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how to find the type of GPU on my laptop

I am encountering an annoying though not significant problem. I tried to find the GPU type of my laptop, it is win8.1, lenovo ideapad yoga 11S. According to the tutorial online, I opened the device ...
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Lenovo X1 Carbon key combination for [Insert], [Print Screen], etc

Lack of Insert key (required for Copy/Paste in many Linux programs) kills me. I once saw this list somewhere, but lost its reference. Looking for key combination (probably Fn with something else) of: ...
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Lenovo Screen broken (not physically)

My screen of my Lenovo Ideapad S400 recently stopped working. It is less than a year old, and Lenovo/Medion state that it is not covered by warranty since it looks like having been damaged. Nothing ...
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No display to external monitor

Checked a bunch of related questions and don't see the same issue. My lenovo T430s recognizes my VGA to external monitor (Samsung SyncMaster920ew) but the monitor stays blank. The laptop adjust the ...
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What does bios reset do

I am using a lenovo ideapad y480, and because of a corrupted dual boot and this problem http://forums.lenovo.com/t5/IdeaPad-Y-U-V-Z-and-P-series/bd-p/ideaPad I am considering resetting the bios to ...
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Broadcom 43142 Bluetooth not working

I am using a Lenovo B590 running Debian Jessie ❆ ~ け (ke) ➭ lsusb Bus 004 Device 004: ID 058f:6366 Alcor Micro Corp. Multi Flash Reader Bus 004 Device 003: ID 2516:0004 Bus 004 Device 002: ID ...
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Lenovo Synaptics touch pad driver installation

I want to install a Synaptics touchpad driver on my Lenovo G710 laptop. I downloaded a new touchpad driver from the Lenovo support website. It said it was for Synaptics, Elan, Alps. I clicked to ...
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What does 'Clear PK' do?

I'm in BIOS Setup on my Lenovo Yoga 2 Pro running Windows 8.1 (yuck, sorry) and I want to get into setup mode in order to access the terminal from the system account. There is an option under the ...
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Tascam US-1641 audio interface, USB bandwidth, and Lenovo docking station

I have a Tascam US-1641 audio interface that hooks up over USB 2.0. I have a Lenovo ThinkPad T440p with a docking station that has USB 2.0 and 3.0 ports on it. The Tascam is hooked up to a USB 2.0 ...
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Driver installation on lenovo laptop

Recently I installed windows 8.1 (32 bit) on my lenovo G580 laptop. I downloaded all the drivers from http://support.lenovo.com/us but some of the drivers are not getting installed like intel power ...
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How to bypass Lenovo Thinkpad power-on password?

My brother has a Lenovo Thinkpad laptop. He decided to format his laptop, but after the format he couldn't power on his laptop because of the power-on password. The password is required at start-up. ...
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Lenovo Yoga 2 Pro Customize Transition

When you purchase a Lenovo Yoga Pro 2 it comes with software called, "Lenovo Transition" which notifies you which mode the computer is in; laptop, stand, tablet, etc. Is it possible to run custom ...
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Reset password Lenovo Z50 by Offline Windows Password & Registry Editor - hibernated session

I lost my password in Lenovo Z50 in Windows 8.1. I tried to reset it by program Offline Windows Password & Registry Editor. After I selected disk partition the message which I saw was: Selected 1 ...
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How to reset power on password Lenovo AIO C240

I need to reset power on password or setup password on the BIOS for a Lenovo AIO C240. I tried a lot of things but nothing works. For example: Power off the computer. Disconnect AC adapter (if ...
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Laptop Screen random flickering/sleeping, Lenovo 220x

I have a Lenovo 220x bought second hand. The laptop sufferd random sleeping when the screen was in a certain position open. I changed the power setttings to just turn the screen off when closed and ...
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Lenovo OneKey recovery

I've got a Lenovo G5045 laptop. On default It has 2 visible partitions 1 Windows 8 (C:) 2 lenovo (D:) And invisible recovery partition, EFI partition. The C drive is huge, it was about 800 GB. ...
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Lenovo W530 with Windows 8.1 not recognizing external monitor

I just got a Lenovo W530 through work running Windows 8.1 Enterprise 64-bit. My VGA port on the side of the laptop does not recognize any external monitor plugged into it. My company's IT guys and I ...
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Is there a way to remap, directly on indirectly, function keys on Lenovo Thinkpad laptops?

I have a Lenovo Thinkpad Yoga that by default goes into function mode; this means that F1-F12 keys work as various utility keys instead of their proper function. This is the behaviour I like and I ...
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Windows 8.1 disabling touchpad with USB mouse but does not persist

To disable my touchpad on my Lenovo Z500 when using a mouse (which is most of the time for me) I do the following: Control Panel > Mouse > ELAN And tick: 'Disable when external USB pointing device ...
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How do I turn off the keyboard backlight on my Lenovo Y70?

I'd like to turn off the keyboard backlight on my new Lenovo Y70 laptop. Is there a built-in way of doing this? Or is there a way to physically disconnect the backlighting from the power supply, if I ...
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Install my own copy of Windows 7 Retail on a Lenovo PC with BIOS-based license

I have acquired a Lenovo PC. Whatever OS was installed is long gone, the hard drive is totally wiped. I plan to install my own (legitimate) copy of Windows 7 x64 Retail. The BIOS seems to have some ...
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Switching hard drive in lenovo flex 2 14

I have a Lenovo flex 2 14 with mechanical hard drive. I bought an SSD to switch it but I encountered a problem opening the laptop. I followed the manual here: manual I started by removing the ...
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How long does it take for a new laptop battery to get charged? [closed]

I just bought a new 6 cell Lenovo battery for my Ideapad. But it doesn't seem to get chraged. It's been an hour but there is no change in charge percentage. Is it normal for a new battery. At first I ...
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Lenovo U310 Touch - replacement screens back light not working

I purchased a replacement Lenovo U310 touch screen, which works perfect except NO back light. If I plug the original cracked screen in, the backlight does work, so I am assuming the motherboard is ...
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Lenovo IdeaPad U410 Won't Shut Down

When I try to Shut Down through Windows it just logs off but stays on. It will shut down (instantly) if I hold the power off button. Restart works fine, it just won't shut down. Lenovo IdeaPad U410 ...
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can i use BIOS update intended for windows 8 OS in a Windows 8.1 OS?

I have a question...i saw a bios update (8DCN40WW (V40))available for my lenovo Z510 in the lenovo official support site. but it's for windows 7 and windows 8 OS only. My laptop has Windows 8.1 OS. so ...