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Logicool M555b bluetooth mouse, Lenovo Y580, bluetooth connection drops

Any ideas on this? When I leave my bluetooth mouse untouched for some time, the connection drops. Moving the mouse and cycling its power don't solve the problem. If I open the wireless/bluetooth ...
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What is the maximum throughput of an IDE bus (ATA-3)?

I'm trying to breath some new life into an old Thinkpad X40 by replacing its HDD with a couple of CF cards. I've found a nice adapter will let me install two cards into the notebook's drive bay and ...
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Will the Lenovo x230 work with DDR3-1866?

What is the max clock speed of the DDR3 that the x230 can run. I don't see it on Lenovo.com. Is it 1866mhz or 1600mhz? I see they don't sell 1866mhz as an upgrade, but I don't believe that means it ...
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Battery charge suddenly drops from about 25% to 6%

I own a Lenovo Y500 series laptop. The battery being an year old lasts only 1 hour. But the strange thing is that, when the charge comes down to 25-20 it drops to 6%(critical battery level) in a ...
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CPU and motherboard compatibility

I used CPU-Z to identify my socket and it said 479 mPGA. Also got chipset information and used intel site to check out compatible processors. Turns out a lot of processors were compatible with the ...
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Ubuntu sleeps after disconnecting power

I've Lenovo S400 laptop, dual boot with windows 7 and ubuntu 13.04. The problem is that whenever I disconnect the power adapter, ubuntu shows that that battery level is critically low and goes to ...
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Lenovo B575 Display Not Working - LCD Cable and Display Have Been Changed

I am having a problem with the display on a Lenovo B575. When the computer is powered on, the display is black, no signs of color. It works without a problem when connected to an HDMI monitor. I ...
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Lenovo G570 restarts randomly

My Lenovo G570 began to randomly restart once or twice a day about two weeks ago. It stopped for a few days and then started doing it again. I don't get a BSoD, it just restarts and gives me the ...
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Promiscuous Network Card and PCI [closed]

What PCI NIC supports Promiscuous?? I' having a hard time looking for one , I'm planning to set it up in a Lenovo Think Centre hardware
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Lenovo T60p ALT keys not working

I have a Lenovo T60p laptop, where the Alt and AltGr keys have stopped working. I use a Danish keyboard layout, where these keys are essential to produce many characters. I have done the following: ...
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Lenovo CPU upgrade

I have an Acer Aspire V3 571g with an i7 3610QM CPU and a Lenovo IdeaPad Y580A with an i5 3230M CPU. I burned the GPU of the Acer a couple months ago and I want, if it's possible, to trade (exchange) ...
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Ideapad S400, disable trackpad on the left/right buttons?

This is driving me crazy, how do I disable the trackpad feature on my left/right mouse buttons? I always keep my left hand on the left mouse button ready to click but if I touch it too hard the mouse ...
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New laptop can't connect to Wi-Fi

I have recently bought a new Lenovo Ideapad s300 laptop and installed Windows 7 64bit on it. For some reason, the laptop can't connect to any wireless network. I did install the Lenovo network ...
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SATA drivers for Lenovo 3000 Y500

I tried to install WindowsXP via USB drive as DVD ROM isn't working on my notebook anymore, but the setup stuck at copying files after partitioning the disk. I googled and found out that I must ...
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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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Lenovo U310 Wifi Not working or very Slow

Saturday 5th January 2013 My girlfriend bought herself a new notebook, As a good boyfriend and IT specialist I wanted to help her setting up her new ultrabook. Very Soon I noticed the wifi signal ...
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Thinkpad Edge e320 thermal sensors description

I have a quite specific question concerning description of thermal sensors of my Thinkpad Edge E320 notebook. I have a Debian Linux installed with lm_sensors package and running command sensors show ...
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Laptop lenovo doesn't find webcamera

I have this Lenovo The problem is that I can't use built-in camera. It is just like there is no camera. Driver is installed and when I switch on laptop on, the camera LED blink once. When I go on ...
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What is the RAM capacity of a Lenovo N500 42336BU machine?

I am running Windows 7 Professional x64 on a Lenovo N500 42336BU machine. I would like to know the maximum capacity of ram I can install on it.
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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 T510 Keyboard Removal

I've removed the bottom ram cover, and the two keyboard screws from below. Supposedly, the next step is to push down and forward on the keyboard. However, when I do this the keyboard does not move ...
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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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My laptop lenovo b460e has a wireless connectivity issue

I checked the bios says wireless is enabled. The wifi switch is also on. But, the system is not able to search for or locate Wifi router. When I troubleshoot or try to set up a new connection, the ...
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Virtualization not enabled in Windows 8, but enabled in BIOS

I have an i7-2640M processor in a Lenovo T520 laptop with the latest bios. Virtualization is enabled in the bios, and Hyper-V is enabled in Windows 8. Intels CPU tool and Speccy still report that ...
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ThinkPad T530 TouchPad stops responding

I have a ThinkPad T530 running Windows 8 Pro X64. I use two finger scrolling with my touchpad, and often scrolling will stop working for a few seconds, causing the cursor to just move erratically ...
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What is my laptop SSD actually doing, and how to make the most of it? [duplicate]

I have a Lenovo IdeaPad U310 laptop which comes with a 24GB SSD. It is running Windows 8. I understand that the SSD is there to improve system performance, as it operates a lot faster than a ...
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Lenovo Thinkpad Overheating

I recently re-imaged my computer to a version of Windows 7. It was working fine until it started shutting down whenever I played a game online. Even just browsing online it is getting too hot and I'm ...
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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 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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Hard blocked wifi - Lenovo IdeaPad y570 arch linux

I have a problem with setting up my wireless connection. Recently I have installed Arch Linux on my machine without setting wireless at all (I used wired connection). Now, I want to configure my ...
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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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Possible issue with Anti Mosquito apps emitting high frequency noise

I downloaded(out of curiosity) an Anti-Mosquito application from Windows store a couple of weeks ago for my laptop(Lenovo Y560) which emits what they call a "very unique and high frequency sound" or ...
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Get specific GPS location somehow on windows 8

I have been googleing a lot. As far as I can tell it will require a lot of work to get the internal GPS chip in my lenovo helix working with any kind of map software. The new stuff is that in windows ...
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Using built in GPS in windows 8 with precise location? [duplicate]

I have the lenovo helix, with a built 3g chip that features a GPS. So far every map app in the windows store is giving me the wrong location. It is in the same country, but far off. My phone is much ...
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Broken laptop screen in win7 installation [closed]

broken laptop screen in middle of win7 installation, will not boot straight to external monitor. How can I restore? Or install? Lenovo g560
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Internal wireless adaptor becomes not working after I move the laptop

My laptop is Lenovo T400, about 4 years old, and my OS is Ubuntu 12.04. When I restart my Ubuntu, the internal wireless adaptor works fine and can find and connect to our wireless network. Then if I ...
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AHCI and write-caching

In the readme for an update to the Intel Rapid Storage AHCI Driver from Lenovo, they suggest that to improve performance I should turn off Windows write-cache buffer flushing on my drives. ...
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What happend on my Lenovo G770 while starting if the Display is black for about one minute

There is a Lenovo G770 with Windows 7 installed, every time I start the Notebook I get a black screen for about one minute after the Windows start Video is shown. I change the Grafiktyp in BIOS from ...
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OEM SSD w/ Thinkpad T430 - with only 1 SMART attribute, how should I tell wear?

I recently purchased a Thinkpad T430 with a 128GB SSD. I'd like to get an idea of how well the SSD is holding up, so I install CrystalDiskInfo and look at the list of SMART attributes. Unfortunately, ...
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Lenovo laptop network drivers

I'm installing a new Windows (XP or 7) operating system on my Lenovo laptop. I visited the Lenovo site for drivers, found the drivers suitable exactly for my laptop: ThinkPad Edge E430 (machine type: ...
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Spilled tea on laptop; still working, should I service it anyway? Displayport dead.

I need some advice. I spilled tea on the left side of my X230T. I did the normal out with the battery and dry procedure. The laptop works now. Not much got in the keyboard, much spilled against the ...
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Lenovo X230 and W530 won't install Windows Updates

It goes all the way through downloading all the updates, and when it gets mostly done installing it says there was an "Error-Could not install updates". This is a brand new out of the box Lenovo ...
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Restore a Lenovo Thinkpad to Factory Settings, the first few MB of the hard drive were overwritten by dd

I was trying to make a live USB of OpenSUSE on my new Thinkpad laptop, but none of the windows tools I was trying worked. I put in a Live CD of Ubuntu 12.04 and tried to used the "dd" command to write ...
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Windows 7: black screen for a minute upon resume from standby

Does anyone have a possible fix to this problem? My thinkpad w520 has had this problem for over a year. It doesn't always occur, but usually when I leave the computer in standby from more than a few ...
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These files came with my computer, in a different partition of my HDD. What do they do?

I have the following files: I know what the ones that are not surrounded by red do. What do the ones that are surrounded by red? This came with my computer, and it looks like it's on a different ...
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Where'd my wireless go?

Got an old Lenovo R60e running XP Home that I use for misc. wireless tasks around the house. I had need to print from a fixed workstation to a USB printer in another room. So, I turned on printer ...
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Windows 7 Webcam recording software [closed]

I want to record a video on my webcam on Lenovo T61 powered by Windows 7 Professional. I've noticed it's working differently from Windows XP. Can anyone care to recommend a decent webcam software that ...
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Laptop power supply 16V 4.5VA instead of 20V 3.25VA [duplicate]

Can I use 16V 4.5VA IBM Laptop power supply for Lenovo Laptop instead of original one 20V 3.25VA power supply?
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Lenovo laptops: Difference between “Lenovo Dynamic Graphics” and “High Performance”

I recently purchased a Lenovo IdeaPad Y580, and I'm trying to figure out the difference between the different power modes: Power Saver, Balanced, High Performance, and Lenovo Dynamic Graphics. The ...
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No video output from MiniDP laptop to DVI monitor via mDP hub

My Lenovo Thinkpad S430 has two ports: miniHDMI and miniDisplayPort/Thunderbolt Now I purchased a miniDisplayPort hub 1-3 input is miniDP and output is HDMI, DisplayPort and DVI. My external ...