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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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Physical screen dimensions and resolution options don't match

I recently purchased a Lenovo T510 refurbished laptop (Windows 7) and I'm trying to figure out the native resolution and best resolution setting. What's puzzling me is that the aspect ratio of the ...
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Lenovo SL510 - to external monitors

I remember someone told me that ny laptop can be used as hard drive and connected to external monitors via some device( forgot the name). I actually saw it once someone just takes closed lenovo ...
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Lenovo Y70 is very slow

Recently I purchased a Lenovo Y70 Touch with pre-installed Windows 8.1 for my girlfriend. It seemed to fit her usage as a casual gamer. However, it's become very slow, after a few weeks of usage. ...
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Extend Notebook Display to Two External Display

I have 2 external monitor which I plug in both of them via VGA splitter into my VGA connector on my notebook. But both of my external display shares the same display, not split. It only split on my ...
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Internet Explorer 11 browser recently became sluggish and unresponsive in that when I entered a valid URL I would get a blank browser window

In the last 3 days, I noticed my Internet Explorer 11 browser recently became sluggish and unresponsive in that when I entered a valid URL I would get a blank browser window each time. I have a new ...
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Lenovo stuck on BIOS update “Update system program”

My Lenovo Thinkpad T520 had never had a BIOS update so I downloaded the update, burned it on CD and booted on it, finally getting this screen: PROBLEM: Whatever item I press "Enter" on, after a few ...
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Increasing RAM beyond system specifications

I have had my laptop (Lenovo z570) for a couple of years now, and I am in the mood to do a bit of system upgrading. I checked the documentation online, and it has always said that it can handle up to ...
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Macbook Pro - 2 external monitor hookup not working

I recently bought two external monitors to hookup to my 13" Mid 2012 Macbook Pro. One monitor is a Lenovo 23" IPS LED and the other is a AOC 21.5" IPS LED. The Lenovo has HDMI/DVI/VGA outputs and the ...
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WIndows 7 Installation shows Error Bootmgr not found. Press alt+ctrl+del to restart

I have a Lenovo laptop, when I turn it on, it gives me a black screen with a message saying "BOOTMGR is missing press ctrl+alt+del to restart". And I did it for many times but it did not solve the ...
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Occasional freezes

My main computer is a lenovo m92p with intel i7 3770, 16gb of ram and intel hd graphics 4000. The problem i am about to describe has been bugging me for a very long time and i even posted a thread in ...
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Lenovo T400S microphone mute button doesn't work in Windows 7 RTM

The microphone mute button is not working on my T400s running Windows 7 RTM. The speaker mute button works (when I press it the light comes on and sounds goes off). When I click on the microphone ...
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How to make the trackpoint behave like a wheel mouse for SketchUp

When using a wheel mouse with SketchUp, pressing the wheel allows to orbit the drawing. But when I use the trackpoint, pressing the middle button zooms in/out. How can I change the behavior to be ...
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Prevent system events from increasing the master volume

I have a laptop that I frequently use during lectures. To do so I want the sound to be turned of, hence I mute the master volume/scale it down to 0% Then when something triggers a system message like ...
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I can't click 3 keys at once on my Lenovo G500 / Windows 8.1 [duplicate]

right now I am playing War Thunder and there when I am flying with a plane i must click A and Q and S in order to avoid the enemy fire ... when I click them .. nothing happen :( ... I can click 2 of ...
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How to switch off auto brightness on a Lenovo W530

The auto brightness "feature" of Windows 8.x is driving me crazy. I would like to switch it off on my Lenovo W530. Adaptive Brightness is disabled in Power Options the Sensor Monitoring Service is ...
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How to record with an external microphone on my lenovo G50-70 laptop

How can I record with an external microphone on my lenovo G50-70 laptop? Normally most laptops have two jack in input, one for headset/ear piece and the other for a mic. This enables you connect a ...
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Why does my Lenovo T-520 wifi radio keeping switching off?

This nearly always happens when the PC hibernates, twice a day, and on other rare occasions. When I start up at work, and expect an auto-connection to the wifi network, it doesn't happen. I must then ...
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Triple boot laptop no longer boots after deleting partition

I am facing a problem on my Lenovo laptop Model No : G500. When I press the power button, then the lenovo screen flashes and the laptop further does not boot,the lenovo screen freezes. It also does ...
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BIOS Recovery for Lenovo Ideapad U410

I'm stuck while trying to recover an corrupted EFI / Insyde BIOS. Right now the laptop is in a state, that when the power button is pushed, the computer turns on and immediately off again. I ...
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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 can I regain the ability to output to an external monitor via HDMI on my Lenovo Yoga 2 Pro?

I've had a Yoga 2 Pro (running 64-bit Windows 8.1) for a few months. I usually have it hooked up to an external monitor via HDMI. I disconnect and reconnect it all the time. This machine has the ...
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ThinkPad X1 Recovery Media

Does anyone know where to find the Windows 7 Pro 64 bit or Windows 8.1 recovery media for a Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Type 20A8 Model S0WT08? I understand I can order the CD from LenovoRecovery.com but would ...
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“Sticky” cursor position on ThinkPad TrackPoint middle-button scroll

I use the TrackPoint on my ThinkPads exclusively. On every ThinkPad I've owned, when I hold the middle button and move the nub, the cursor on screen stays fixed where it is and the page scrolls in ...
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Repairing a Boot Configuration Data file

I have a Lenovo y510p with Windows 8.1. (64bit) This morning I woke up to find my computer refusing to boot into Windows. Instead my screen told me: 'Your PC needs to be repaired. The Boot ...
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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 Disk Partitions

My disk is partitioned as so: (Full sized image) ...And I'm a little confused, and have some questions: Would the recovery/EFI/OEM partitions not exist unless they are being used? If not, safe to ...
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Lenovo Y510p - SSD not showing up

Today I decided to format my computer (Lenovo y510P - 59406636 dual nVidia) to clean things up and to try the Windows 10. Everything went alright, I installed using an UEFI bootable pendrive. After ...
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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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Missing microphone in T440p from Lenovo

It would seem my T440p is not recognizing my Dual Noise Cancelling Internal Microphones:. Not so sure it ever did work! Just does not show up anywhere in device manager.
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Laptop only sleeps when I close the lid a second time

I'm using a Lenovo Y-50 Touch with Windows 8.1 Update 1. I've noticed that in the past couple of weeks, I'm having issues with getting my laptop to sleep when I close the lid. I first noticed the ...
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I want to update my Wi-Fi card, but I am not sure whether my manufacturer only allowed whitelisted card

Spec: Lenovo Yoga 11s, Windows 8.1 I believe Lenovo do practice whitelisting, but the information on the web is kinda old, so I am not sure if they've change their policy or not. Is there an easy and ...
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lenovo w510 startup issue

I was searching for a BIOS update for my Thinkpad W510 and found that there is a new update for it on the Lenovo website. I downloaded a BIOS update for my Thinkpad W510 from Lenovo's website and ...
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how to recover from windows bios splash screen?

After changing BIOS splash on my lenovo b460e my laptop doesn't work.. Please help me... I have downloaded BIOS splash in lenovo website and installed on my laptop.. After automatic rebooting I can't ...
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How can I use my IBM/Lenovo keyboard fingerprint reader on a non-lenovo Windows 7 PC?

When my old IBM workstation died I reused the IBM Fingerprint Keyboard (89P9037/KUF0452) on my new PC, but I have never been able to get the integrated fingerprint reader to work. Under Windows 7, ...
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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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Computer won't start up - stuck on Lenovo splash screen.

I have some (I'm not sure exactly what model) Lenovo 21" IdeaCentre. Honestly, the computer works off and on. I have had problems with it not being able to shutdown, which I fixed. The fan seems to be ...
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Lenovo Laptop windows 7 pro network adapters diabled

my computer says that the network adapters are disabled, so I can't get onto internet, in control panel I can't seem to enable them. When I go to network connections there's nothing there, just a ...
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Wireless device not recognized on Lenovo t420s after Windows 7 reinstall

I have recently replaced a Windows 7 Ultimate with Windows 7 Enterprise by 1) creating a backup using "Windows easy transfer", 2) installing Enterprise, and 3) recovering the backup. Now, the ...
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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 can I turn off the battery meter on my Thinkpad T500?

I have a Lenovo Thinkpad T500 with Windows 7 Enterprise (n). Even though my laptop is docked (or plugged in), there is a battery meter to the left of the system tray: I'd like to turn that off if ...
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Lenovo T440s Screen Flicker

I recently bought a Lenovo T440s and I've been experiencing a strange screen flicker issue. At least, I think "flicker" is the correct word to describe it. My problem is not like the one described ...
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Disabling trackpad for Lenovo thinkpad W541

I'm trying to disable the trackpad for the Lenovo ThinkPad W541 running Windows 7 I got at work because I would rather use a USB mouse. There is no simple checkbox and I can't even access the Lenovo ...
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Unable to turn on wireless on new Lenovo IdeaPad laptop

I just bought a Lenovo IdeaPad laptop which is running Windows 7. I can connect to the Internet if I use Ethernet - however, I cannot seem to turn on the wireless. The little notification on the ...
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Lenovo Thinkpad T400 not getting past boot screen

so as the title suggests I have got a Lenovo T400 from a friend who wants me to fix it for them. It does not get past the splash screen and whenever I leave it on for about 5 seconds or so it just ...
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X230 fingerprint reader not visible

My Lenovo X230 (2320-2LG) has fingerprint reader on it, but it's not visible in Windows (Windows 8 x64, clean install). I installed the ThinkVantage Fingerprint software (patch included), no luck. I ...
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Screen brightness randomly set to lowest setting Lenovo ThinkCenter

On multiple ThinkCenter machines at the office, the screen brightness on the desktop displays is being set to the lowest setting. Using the monitor HUD the brightness can be changed again, but doing ...
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Enable F1-F12 keys without Fn on Lenovo Ideapad S400u

I just have bought a new Lenovo Ideapad S400u notebook, and it is not default F1-F12, it is default mute button, refresh, more brightness, less brightness... I've downloaded "Lenovo Keyboard Slim Fn ...
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Lenovo Y570 RAM compataibiliy

I have a Lenovo Y570 laptop with RAM of brand Hynix 4 GB 2Rx8 PC3-10600S-9-10-F2 HMT351S6BFR8C-H9 NO AA Now I want to add additional RAM to my laptop. I've searched on web and found some RAM ...
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RAM incompitability issue in Lenovo Z570

I'm running Windows 7 64-bit on Lenovo Z570. I have already 6GB DDR3 RAM(4GB transcend + 2GB Ramaxel). Now, I wanted to make RAM upto 8GB. So, I have purchased corsair 4GB DDR3 SODIMM Memory ...