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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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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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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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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 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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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 ...
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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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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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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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Script - Lenovo Battery Recall

Problem: LenovoBattery.exe fails when called via batch file. Is there a way to make it work? Details: Lenovo has expanded its voluntary recall of notebook batteries. They request the industry to run ...
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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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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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Change the screen brightness increments

I have a Lenovo G585 on wich I just upgraded from Windows 7 to Windows 8.1. I can change the brightness of the screen in 15 levels. But the little GUI element only shows 10 levels (ex: The lowest ...
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Unable to update Bios in Lenovo T61 due to damaged battery - What is the way to bypass this issue?

I would like to update bios on my T61 but unfortunately battery died back in the stone age. The whole notebook is a Dual core T7100 1.8 Ghz Centrino Duo without Nvidia graphic card (it has intel ...
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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 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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How to keep the function key locked on Lenovo E431?

For the Lenovo e431, how do you keep the function key locked. Right now, the default is when you press F1-F12, he multimedia controls are active. To get to the standard F1-F12, you have to hold down ...
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Enable Lenovo's “conservation mode” on boot

I have a Lenovo Z50 laptop with Lenovo's Energy Manager installed. Inside the manager's settings menu is an option to enable "conservation mode", which keeps the battery charged in the 40-65% range ...
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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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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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Does only BIOS define how F1-12 and media keys behave?

I use a Lenovo ThinkPad E430 laptop running linux mint. By default the media keys work without the Fn key and the F1-12 work like Fn+F1-12. I inverted them in BIOS, so I don't have to press the Fn ...
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Why does my laptop have two graphics cards?

I've recently discovered when troubleshooting performance issues with PC games that my computer has two built in GPUs (My particular computer is the Lenovo U530 Touch for those interested - specs). ...
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Some keys on my keyboard not working

I am using Lenovo IdeaPad Z560. The keys 1, 2, 3, 4, 7, 8, 9, 0, F10, F11, F12 are not working. The ones below the function keys, that is. I used numpad to type this question. What could be the ...
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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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Device Manager is constantly refreshing - what is wrong?

I ran into an quite odd problem, after installing some drivers on my Lenovo N100 0768 (Windows 7) notebook and attaching an USB-HDD. Now I have sound, but constantly the device dicsonnected sound - ...
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Choppy CSS3 animations in all browsers on yoga pro 2

This might seem as a broad question because I don't know where to start. When I compare the same CSS3 animations between my old Lenovo Yoga 13 and my new Lenovo Yoga 2 pro, my old laptop performs much ...
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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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Portrait primary display rotates touchpad

I have Windows 7 64bit on a Lenovo T530 laptop (1600x900) with a Lenovo ThinkVision LT2452p monitor (1920x1200). I set up screen resolution like this: Compose displays. Set the primary display to ...
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USB Keyboard and Mouse slow to activate using docking station for Lenovo T430

I just recently upgraded to a T430. Happy with the laptop but one thing I find annoying is that when I use it through the docking station - it takes several minutes ie 3-5 for the USB keyboard and ...
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DVD drive becomes hidden device

I have a laptop Lenovo G580 with Windows 8.1, In early days when I bought this it was working normally but now a days its DVD Drive becomes invisible. When I go to Control Panel> Device Manager> ...
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Lenovo M30-70 Disable Moving on Clickpad area

Really frustrated with the Laptop I have bought, it's a Lenovo M30-70 with Windows 7 professional. It has the synaptics touchpad driver. What annoys me is the whole click pad, I get very frustrated ...
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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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Lenovo g565 not booting with ssd

I got a lenovo g565 and I bougt a intenso 120gb SSD. I installed Windows 7 which didnt make any problems what so ever. But as soon as I try to boot there was only a underslash blinking. I tried to ...
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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." ...
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What is nvidia gpu performance scale in BIOS?

I recently updated my BIOS from 1.14 to 2.01 on my lenovo Y50. A new setting was added in my bios called nvidia gps(gpu performance scale), there was no description i can only enable or disable. i ...
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Does the Lenovo Yoga 2 Pro support the Surface Pro 3 touch pen? [closed]

Like the title is saying... Does the Lenovo Yoga 2 Pro support the Surface Pro 3 touch pen? I ask the question because it seems that we can now buy the Surface Pro 3 pen as mentioned on WinBeta Site ...
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Lenovo Thinkpad 400 beeps after installing 2x4GB RAM

I just bought 2 x 4GB RAM (Corsair Value Select 4GB DDR3 1066MHz CL7 SODIMM (CM3X4GSD1066)) for my Lenovo Thinkpad T400. I installed the RAM and I get beeps (1-3-3-1). Does anyone have any ...
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Lenovo Y50 Laptop drains battery in hibernating to 20% just 24hrs

I have a 6 months Lenovo Y Laptop and this is battery information is captured by BatteryCare The problem is after I installed a fresh Win8.1 (yeah Superfish issue), Hibernating drains battery so bad ...
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CD/DVD Drive Inaccessible

My CD drive will spin but will not read the disc. I've tried 3 different discs and 2 different drives. When I go to My Computer to select the drive, I get an error that says "Location not available. ...
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Ubuntu Lenovo boots to “PXE-E61 Media Test Failure - Check Cable” (Please help)

Thanks for opening this, I'm helpless. I have a Lenovo E545 ThinkPad running Ubuntu 14.04 off of the[Samsung 840 SSD that I installed when I bought the computer. Everything as run fine until I tried ...
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Computer won't start up. Stuck on Lenovo splash screen. Help Diagnose

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 keyboard acts as if key is stuck [duplicate]

For the past year or so, my Lenovo W530 laptop has intermittently decided that I'm holding down the 'z' key. The key was never physically stuck; indeed, I could double the rate at which it typed z's ...
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Windows 8.1 Lenovo W540 Monitor won't wake up

I've been searching all over to find solution to this ridiculous problem of monitor going to sleep and not awaking when I touch any button. The only solution is to reboot... Here's what I've tried: ...
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My laptop with Win8.1 randomly stops responding to keyboard or mouse input

Randomly my laptop (Lenovo ThinkPad W700) with Win8.1 will stop responding to keyboard input or mouse clicks. A reboot will resolve the issue until it occurs again. So far I have not been able to ...
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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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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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Disabling trackpad on Lenovo laptop

How do I disable my mouse trackpad on a Lenovo notebook running Windows 7? Usually Lenovo installs with tools which allows you to do so (Ultranav). However, this laptop has a modified image installed ...