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Why is it that 10 000 RPM hard disks never picked up? [closed]

I just got a brand new Lenovo x230 with 7200 RPM hard drive. Now I understand SSD would've been better, but why hasn't 10k RPM become the standard by now?
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Creating recovery drive in Windows 8 - Factory backup v/s current system backup

I bought a Lenovo Ideapad Z500, with Windows 8 pre-installed. I want to create a recovery drive before tampering the partitioning for obvious reasons. Now, I've got two options for creating a ...
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Event ID: 7016 LitModeCtrl service has reported an invalid current state 32

I am getting all the time the below error in Windows Event Viewer. Throughout the web a lot of people get this error but there are no solutions to it. I was getting the error when i was using Windows ...
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Can Lenovo yoga 13 power 2 HDMI monitors

I'm considering getting a Lenovo yoga 13 I see the processor is a 3rd Generation Intel Core i7-3537U Processor( 2.00GHz 1600MHz 4MB) ...
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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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Lenovo Thinkpad W500 - fruit pulp got in around docking socket, black screen

Banana pulp got into the laptop through the docking socket area. Already disassembled the laptop, and cleaned as much pulp as I can see from the bottom side of the motherboard, as well as surrounding ...
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Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E520 Win8 64-bit Bluetooth Compatibility issues

When I try to install the Lenovo Official bluetooth driver on Win8 I get this [messages] (https://fbcdn-sphotos-c-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-frc1/400578_10152802867230198_482164324_n.jpg): my ...
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Using HDMI on my Lenovo E530 Win 7 Pro [closed]

I just bought this Lenovo E530 and tried to get the LT to recognize my SONY TV. I unplugged the HDMI cable on the LT but still couldn't get the image on my TV. I also went to the Display setting ...
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How to enable handwriting panel? (Windows 8 on a Lenovo Ideapad Yoga13)

When using my touch keyboard I can not access the handwriting panel. The keyboard comes up properly, I can choose from the standard layout and the thumbs keyboard, but the handwriting panel is not ...
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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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Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E520 Wireless-adapter uncompatible with Windows8?

I have a Lenovo ThinkPad Egde E520 (1143) and I have trouble using my Wireless adapter under Win8 64-Bit. On Ubuntu 12.04. 64-bit I have no trouble. The problem is that I almost always only get a ...
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How to poweroff CD drive in Windows 7 [duplicate]

I am running Windows 7 64 bit on Lenovo W510, I wish to poweroff the CD drive. The power manager sometimes switches off the power when I am running on batteries. Is there a way I can do that myself. ...
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lenovo x1 carbon windows 8 frequent wifi disconnect issue

I'm having frequent wifi disconnects on my Lenovo X1 Carbon Touch laptop. I got this laptop 2 months back and it has been happening ever since about 3-5 times a day and 10 times a week on average. ...
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Debian doesn't find Bluetooth device on Lenovo x200

I can't make my Debian work with Lenovo x200's Bluetooth. According to specification, there is Bluetooth adapter, but I cant find it with lspci, lsusb and dmesg root@altera-laptop:~# lspci 00:00.0 ...
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Can a Lenovo T530 boot from an USB drive? [closed]

Does the Lenovo T530 laptop support booting from an USB drive?
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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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How do you remove a hard drive password on a Lenovo Y580?

I've got a Lenovo IdeaPad Y580 with hard drive passwords enabled for both drives. The circumstances (frequent travel) that prompted me to install hard drive passwords are no longer in my life, so I'd ...
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Battery Charge Suddenly Drops from 54 % to 7 % [duplicate]

I own a Lenovo B 570 series laptop. The laptop and battery being an year old lasts only 1 hour. But the strange thing is that, when the charge comes down to 54 % it drops to 7 %(critical battery ...
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How to troubleshoot laggy Lenovo L520?

I have an 18-month old Lenovo L520 (model 7859). It is extremely laggy in Windows 7, sometimes lagging up to 10 seconds before responding to a click or keystroke. (There are times when it will go ...
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lenovo thinkpad t410 installing ssd [closed]

Hi: I want to replace my existing stock 320GB spinning hard drive with a 256GB SSD. What is the procedure for doing this? Is it something like make a Windows Image copy of the current HD on an ...
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Is there a BIOS hack for the x230 that removes the PCI-Express whitelist?

I understand that some Lenovo laptops have a white list for approved PCI-Express cards, is there a way to circumvent this on the x230 with a BIOS that doesn't implement the whitelist? There is a forum ...
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installing Lenovo System Update: error code 1316: network error acessing System Update.msi

I'm trying to install an update of Lenovo System Update but encountered this error. I tried to remove the old version but I can't find it installed on my system through add/remove programs.
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Why do some Centrino chipsets and PCI-Express cards say Not for Lenovo/HP?

I am noticing a bunch of a half-PCI Express Centrino chipsets that say "not for Lenovo/HP", what's the reason for this? Technically, PCI-Express is standardized. What could possibly be different? ...
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Windows 7 won't boot. Safe mode stuck at Classpnp.sys after HDD replacement

Just replaced the HDD of my Lenovo G570 laptop and having a weird issue. I replaced the old HDD with a new 1 TB HDD. Although I was not sure if the laptop supported 1 TB HDD and couldn't find any ...
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Can I upgrade my Lenovo T-520 i3 to an i7? [closed]

I have a Lenovo T-520 Core i3, with 8 GB RAM and 500GB HDD. It's not very slow as it is, but having been spoiled at work with a 128GB SSD, I would very much like to upgrade to at least 128GB SSD, but ...
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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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Lenovo S10-2 - Internet connection LED

I'm using a Lenovo S10-2 with Windows XP home. Recently the LED on the front that indicates the internet connection starts blinking from time to time. Usually it's either on or off. Why is it blinking ...
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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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Using trackpad on Lenovo Thinkpad X220 results in 'tab' presses

When I use the trackpad on my Thinkpad X220 (42984BU), it seems to result in Tab keypresses (i.e. it actually has the same effect as if I hit Tab repeatedly). The red TrackPoint (eraserhead) works ...
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Lenovo webcam ignores blue color

By software based error, my webcam often sets itself to ignore blue in my room. If I force different resolution then 640x480, the problem is fixed. But if I return back to normal resolution, the ...
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What is compatible with Ultrabay?

I'm considering buying a Lenovo IdeaPad Y500. Now, it has an Ultrabay. I'm confused which Ultrabay it has, and which GPU it can support. Is it limited to: 1. NVIDIA GT650M (the one in the laptop) or ...
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How do I calibrate my tablet's pen?

I've got a Lenovo X230 Tablet that suddenly lost the ability to track the pen. It acts like the pen is always in the upper left corner of the screen. The touch screen portion also failed at the same ...
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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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Finding the driver that controls the volume controls (in a Lenovo Z370)

I have a Lenovo Z370 which has touch enabled buttons for mute and volume. The mute button randomly acts as if being pressed turning the sound on and off rapidly. I've discovered that if I reboot the ...
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Keystrokes to Enable External Display on Lenovo G555 bios

My Lenovo G555 latop (AMD Chip, Windows 7) has lost power to the LCD. By power I mean the entire monitor does not turn on (not just the backlight). However, the laptop still works otherwise. If you ...
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Raid 0 with Sata 3 and MSata SSDs

I have a Lenovo IdeaPad Y580 laptop, which has an MSata slot for MSata SSDs. The laptop came with a Seagate 5400 RPM 1TB HDD which I put in an external enclosure and installed an AData SP 900 Pro SSD ...
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Windows 8 freezes with high HDD activity

I have Window 8 (upgraded from Windows 7) installed on my Lenovo x201 and in general things are working very well. However, periodically the machine completely freezes with high hard disk activity. ...
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Lenovo G480 Laptop Cannot detect LAN connection from Router

I'm using Lenovo G480 and I have problem with LAN cable not detected if it is connected to Router. However if it is directly connected to modem everything works fine. I did so many remedies including ...
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Laptop screen changes contrast drastically when switching from a dark to light application

I have a ThinkPad W530 running Windows 8. When I switch from any darker application to any lighter application the contrast is off and takes a second or two to adjust back. I can very clearly notice ...
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Three finger flick not working as expected

I've got a Lenovo y580 with both windows 7 and windows 8 installed. When I first installed Windows 8, the three finger flick to go back or forward a page in an internet or file browser worked fine. ...
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monitor “remembering” wrong resolution on multiple OSes on laptop

Apologies if the title doesn't quite make sense, I really have no idea what's going on here. I have a 2-yr-old Lenovo X220 laptop with dual-boot Windows and Ubuntu which I often connect to a ...
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What type of hash is used to encrypt the Lenovo T61p hard-drive password? [closed]

My computer (Lenovo T61p) broke recently, and I need to recover the information off my hard-drive. The hard-drive is password protected, and I know the password, however I also selected the "Use ...
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T420 Camera Crashes when moving display

I have a Lenovo T420 and have some funky issue with my Integrated Camera. The camera seems to crash whenever I pull the display closer towards the keyboard. And if the display makes a 90 degree angle ...
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Is it possible to make touchpad on Lenovo G780 disabled by default?

Fn+F6 works fine to disable touchpad on Lenovo G780. But when it wakes up from sleep, the touchpad is enabled again. Is there a way to make this disabling persist (without disabling the driver ...
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My LCD screen has a green line down it and doesn't want to go away

I know it's my screen and was wondering if there is any method known to fix this apart from getting a new screen? I've plugged in a different screen on the same DVI cable and it works fine and used a ...
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Is it normal for a laptop to discharge to 60% when not plugged in and not turned on for 5 days?

I recently purchased a Lenovo IdeaPad Y400 and have noticed that after I do the following: Use the laptop while plugged in Shut down and unplug (it is fully charged at this point) Turn it back on ...
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Can't turn on Intel 5300 Wifi on Lenovo T530

I have an Intel 5300 Wireless Card in my new Lenovo ThinkPad T530. Sometimes, when I use the Wireless switch on the side of the computer, when I turn it back on the computer still says that the Wifi ...
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Bluetooth headset for Lenovo Thinkpad T420

I want to buy a headset which could connect wirelessly with Lenovo Thinkpad T420. I want to know if any bluetooth headset is compatible with it, or whether there is some technical specification I ...
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Wifi network connection fails after a while

By "fails", I mean that it's still connected to the network, but I cannot access anything. The Internet does not work, I can't access the router page and I can't even ping any device on the network. ...
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How do I know the manufacturer of my netbook's wireless adapter if it is not showed on its properties? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Finding Ethernet/Network Controller vendor/model when driver not installed NOTE: This question has already been answered and the problem has been fixed. I don't know how ...