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PCIe x1 card in a x16 slot = computer won't turn on

I have a Lenovo ThinkCentre M55 which has an x16 PCIe on the motherboard, but came with a PCIe to PCI adapter installed. I removed the adapter so I could use my x1 PCIe wifi card, but as soon as I ...
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Using a 7mm Crucial M4 SSD with a Thinkpad x220i

I have two related questions regarding my Thinkpad x220i and my SSD: Should I be able to insert a M4 7mm into my Lenovo Thinkpad x220i? If it is possible, what is the proper procedure?
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Lenovo z480 laptop hanged after sometime with ubuntu 12.04

I've just bought a new laptop and I'm dual booting Ubuntu 12.04 and Windows 7. Both work fine but I've noticed that after some time Ubuntu hanged without any error and all keys and mouse ...
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Will my Lenovo One Key Recovery work if I install Ubuntu on my Ideapad U410?

I own a Lenovo Ideapad U410. Being a game developer the first thing that I wanted to do is install Ubuntu. But I don't want to lose the Windows 7 that ships with the laptop. So, I wanted to know if ...
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Wireless not detecting signals after hibernation, reboot doesn't fix it

The wireless adapter (Broadcom 802.11n Network Adapter) of my Lenovo S10-3 is being detected correctly in the device manager in Windows, but I am unable to detect any wireless signals. This happened ...
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pcdrcui.exe - Entry Point Not Found

I keep getting this error message on my Lenovo Thinkpad T400 running Windows 7 Ultimate: As far as I can tell, aside from showing this error, nothing is wrong with the system. It doesn't pop up ...
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Lenovo ThinkPad T410s dual monitor resolution

I have a couple of questions about the Lenovo ThinkPad 410s and its dual external monitor support. When the T410s is connected to two external displays, what resolutions can it support on the two ...
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How do I get my Lenovo fingerprint reader working again?

At some point the fingerprint reader on my Lenovo Tablet PC (X41, running XP) quit working. The login screen still says "press ctl-alt-del or swipe finger", but swiping a finger no longer does ...
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Any non-widescreen Lenovo laptops?

Does the Lenovo have any new 12" or 14" ThinkPad which is not widescreen?
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Reset supervisor password on Leveno T60

I removed the user password on my Lenovo laptop and now it's asking me for a supervisor password I never set. Apparently this password is kept in some sort of non volatile memory and cannot be cleared ...
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Lenovo S10, webcam not working with Windows Live Messenger

I have a Lenovo S10 with a webcam, and i want to use it for video chats with some friends of mine. However Windows Live Messenger seems to think i haven't a webcam installed even when i do. I've ...
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Thinkpad T60 is Thinkpad T43?

I recently bought a refurbished T60 Lenovo Thinkpad. I have had a few problems with it and have gotten good help here. Now, however, as I was trying to follow up on of the answers I got, I found out ...
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Want resolution 1600x900 for Lenovo G570

I am using Lenovo G570 laptop with 15.6 Inch of screen. It's maximum resolution is 1366x768 now i want to use it with my monitor of 20 Inch Wide SAMSUNG SyncMaster S20B300. I used VGA cable for it and ...
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lenovo e50 and external graphics card

I have a very cheap desktop PC that a friend of mine bought. Its a Lenovo e50. However we need dual outputs so I was gonna install a PCI graphics card. So I've bought a Sparkle Geforce 210. ...
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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 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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How to share internet of my iPhone to Lenovo IdeaPad tab using Hotspot?

I have iPhone 5S and I need to share my internet with my Lenovo IdeaPad tab. I tried Hotspot switched ON, then using bluetooth I paired with Lenovo IdeaPad tab, but still network didn't get to Lenovo ...
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How can I make external monitor to work on safe mode?

My Machine is now working only on safe mode I'm using windows 7 64-bit pro edition I want my external monitor to work, is there any way doing it? I'm using Lenovo Thinkpad W-530
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Hibernate fast unhibernate slow with new SSHD Hybrid drive

I recently replaced my HDD (Lenovo X220 laptop, Win7 x64, intel i7, 6GB Ram) with a hybrid SSD/HDD drive (500GB Seagate SATA 2.5-inch Solid State Hybrid Drive (SSHD) 6Gbps 5400rpm). The system speed ...
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Bootmenu (setup menu /BIOS) for lenovo E431 does not come

I am struggling to get the boot/BIOS menu for my laptop lenovo E431, I tried Esc, F1, F2, F3, F4, F5, F8, F9 F10, F12 and Del, but all failed. As per the lenovo docs: ...
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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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Can I run a Lenovo T440p I7 4600 M (Dual Core) with a 65W power supply

I'm thinking about ordering a T440p with a I7 4600M cpu ... It comes with FHD Display, the nvidia graphics chip and the integrated intel chip. They deliver it with the 90W power supply but i was ...
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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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Windows 8 out of memory over time: Toke Paged consuming over 5GB

Laptop: Lenovo ThinkPad W530 As I leave my computer on for a day or so it starts to run out of memory. This continues until it freezes up completely. I've read numerous articles that has lead me to ...
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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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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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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 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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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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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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Lenovo IdeaPad A1 Tablet - External keyboard

I'm trying to get an external keyboard to work with a Lenovo IdeaPad A1 tablet. It's connected through an OTG USB to Micro USB cable. The tablet seems not to recognize the keyboard input. (The ...
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Video driver slows down after Adobe flash crashes

I have this really weird and annoying problem. Sometimes, not always video playback makes Flash crash in the browser (I use Chrome 19.0.1084.46 Official Build 135956 but as far as I remember it is the ...
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How can I get back Windows 7 multitouch options?

I'm using a Lenovo X200 Tablet with multitouch, and somewhere along the line an update replaced the amazing Windows 7 mutlitouch features (flicks, panning ect) with almost non-existent custom ...
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Can I use a T410 hard drive in a W510 laptop without formatting anything?

My T410 laptop LCD is broken. I have a spare W510 laptop. Can I use the existing T410 hard drive in the W510 without formatting it? If so, what are the risks involved with doing that?
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Left bottom button of touchpad of Lenovo T400 became not working gradually

I bought my T400 brand new from Lenovo at the end of 2009, but I didn't use it often until one year ago. A month ago, the left bottom button of touchpad of Lenovo T400 started to respond slowly (need ...
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Windows 7 Professional 32 bit USB hub/port power settings

I have recently bought Lenovo Enhanced keyboard for my x200s and Ultrabay setup. The main reason was to get two additional USB ports. The problem I have is that there's not enough power for anything ...
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Dual Display - hardware and cables?

I am looking at moving onto a dual display for my Windows 7 Professional system. I have a Lenovo Thinkpad W500 and currently connect an external monitor via the VGA port. The Thinkpad also has a port ...
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Disable autobrightness on Ideapad U460s (ubuntu)

I bought a laptop & installed Ubuntu on it. I thought I would be OK with that autobrightness feature, but this thing makes my screen light dance most of the time. There's no physical/BIOS switch ...
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Control keyboard LEDs

I have an IdeaPad G560 and it has a bunch of LEDs on the keyboard. I would like to use some of these. Where should I look for files controlling these? There's no led directory in /proc/acpi (where it ...
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Swap fn and ctrl keys on IdeaPad

I just got a brand new IdeaPad G560 and installed Ubuntu 10.10 on it. Now I'd like to remap the fn key to control (I don't really care about remapping control to fn since I got another fn I use more). ...
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Lenovo R61i, Windows 7: how to get W-LAN working

I've installed a fresh Windows 7 Home Premium using a network cable. Now I'm trying to enable the W-LAN. All drivers which Windows 7 found from itself are installed, in the BIOS W-LAN is enabled, but ...
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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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How can I disable a CD drive without any special software?

I have a Lenovo w510 laptop. When it came, its CD drive was powered off; I right-clicked it and enabled power to it. Now I want to power it off again, without using any software. Does anyone know ...
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T400: How do you disable the green brightness meter on a Thinkpad T400?

I find the green brightness meter that pops up when I am on battery to be annoying. Is there a setting where I can disable this?
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3 screens on W500 + ATI V5700 + docking station

I've got Lenovo W500 with D-SUB and DVI ports. Most of the time I work with a docking station which has D-SUB and DVI ports, as well. I used to have laptop + 22" monitor (DVI) configuration. Now ...
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How to get rid of ThinkPad “TrackPoint Scrolling Tips” dialog

UPDATE 2: NOT SOLVED AFTER ALL Unfortunately this setting gets reset after EVERY SINGLE REBOOT. Question: I have a Lenovo Thinkpad (T400) that has been configured to use the middle button above ...
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Problem with Lenovo x200s Wi-Fi under Ubuntu Karmic

I have just gotten my Lenovo X200s laptop, and I am installing Ubuntu 9.10 Karmic on it. The installation went through without a hitch, but I can't get my Wi-Fi to work. lspci | grep Network ...
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Connect Lenovo T61p with iPhone via Bluetooth

Setup: - Lenovo T61p (6458-5KG) running Windows7 - iPhone G3S I am unable to connect my laptop to my iPhone via Bluetooth (I would like to use the iPhone as modem). My system is unable to find the ...
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How do I disable devices to conserve power?

I run ArchLinux on a Lenovo G series and downloaded powertop and it says that USB bluetooth and "USB device: Lenovo EasyCamera" are drawing a lot of power. While it advised I implement these rule: ...
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Pen click is backward on Windows 7

I am running Windows 7 on a Lenovo Thinkpad X220 Tablet. After getting a new pen for the device today, it has been working fine. However, with no known changes, the clicking has been "reversed." ...