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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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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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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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Is it possible to install a fingerprint reader in a thinkpad T520 that didn't come with one?

I have a Lenovo T520 but I didn't order it with a fingerprinter reader. I was wondering if it is possible to purchase the finger printer reader separately (like this one: ebay link, and install it ...
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Installing Windows 10 on Lenovo ThinkCentre

I have a Lenovo ThinkCentre that has a Win7 Pro install that's been upgraded to Win 10 Pro. During/shortly afterwards the HDD started failing, so I thought it might be a good idea to do a fresh ...
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Plug in ZIF connector under laptop motherboard

I needed to do a repair of my Lenovo Thinkpad T440 and was able to take everything apart successfully but now I'm trying to put the thing back together. When the laptop is facing bottom up the ...
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is it possible to “reset” the counting mechanism of power manager for battery maintenance (Lenovo)

Lenovo thinkpad provides a power manager software that allows for battery gauge reset. It's a hunch but it seems that there is a counting mechanism every time I "perform reset". In early days when I ...
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Lenovo T420 integrated camera is not working

Im using a Lenovo ThinkPad T420 with Windows 7 64-bit and my integrated webcam is not working. Skype settings always show an error (see below). I tried to install this driver but it didn't work. ...
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Add a backlit keyboard to Lenovo T430

There is a related question here Upgrading laptop keyboard to backlit one My question is different than that because Lenovo T430 has an LED by the web cam. I know I can buy a backlit keyboard and add ...
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How to disable screen orientation hot keys

I'd like to disable ctrl+alt+arrow keys changing the screen orientation. I've seen here that this is a function of the Intel graphics driver. So I followed the directions and disabled hotkeys in the ...
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Nvidia 960M drops from 4GB to 2GB after windows 10 fresh install

I bought Lenovo ideapad y70 - 70 with Nvidia 960M 4GB VRAM. It was preinstalled with windows 8. After I fresh installed windows 10 on the system, the Nvidia 960M now shows 2GB VRAM. I have updated ...
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Windows 10 3 finger touchpad swipe gestures don't work after wakeup

After upgrading to Windows 10, after waking the computer from sleep, 3 finger swipe gestures (to minimize all windows or to go to task view), stop working. 3 finger click still brings up Cortana. I'm ...
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Lenovo X1 Carbon 3rd Gen, docked into a ThinkPad OneLink Dock. Dual Monitors flicker

Been having this issue, Lenovo X1 Carbon 3rd generation is docked into a ThinkPad OneLink Dock. Using two 22 inch ViewSonic external monitors. The external monitors will flicker. Some days they won't ...
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Boot order not saved lenovo u410

So I am trying to boot a bootable flash drive with windows 10 on it on lenovo U410.I entered the BIOS and changed to legacy with legacy priority but when changed the values of the boot order they just ...
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Lenovo M92P tiny PC Graphics Card Upgrade [closed]

Is it possible or does any tried upgrading the the graphics card of Lenovo M92P Tiny(1 Litre)? Here is the specs: http://shop.lenovo.com/us/en/desktops/thinkcentre/m-series-tiny/m92p/ I'm planning to ...
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Lenovo Miix 300 keyboard not working

i have lenovo miix 300 with detachable keyboard. The onscreen kboard works but the detachable one sometimes works but mostly doesn't. how do I turn it on?
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Lenovo G500 bluetooth not working (was woking fine earlier)

I have a Lenovo G500 laptop. Its OS is Windows 8. When I bought my laptop everything was working fine. But for a week now bluetooth is not working. I looked in the 'Device Manager' and bluetooth was ...
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Lenovo X201 Battery management INOP

Something is not working with the Lenovo Power Manager software/hardware on my X201T tablet. The computer always shuts down when I am on battery and still have 1.5-2 Hours left of battery life ...
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How can you disable or turn off the Lenovo Ideapad Flex 14 (Windows 8) touch screen function?

I saw some similar questions here, but they applied to a different model of laptop and the answers they provided didn't work as my settings are different. I tried checking the Device Manager but I ...
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Advantages of a 130W vs 90W ac adapter?

I purchased a Lenovo T420S laptop with a 90W/20V AC adapter P/N 42t4426 through my IT department. Subsequently, I ordered a replacement adapter and received a 135W/20V AC adapter P/N 45N0054. The ...
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Lenovo Flex 3 Pen support

I just bought the lenovo flex 3, mainly for the touch screen i am also hoping to pick up a pressure sensitive pen for use with bamboo paper and adobe illustrator... I am having problems finding ...
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How to remedy the cursor disppearance? [duplicate]

The cursor suddenly disappears while typing. It comes back after a seconds and disappears again.
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How to remedy a cursor disappearance while typing a text?

While typing a text, the cursor suddenly disappears and comes back after a seconds. It looks like it goes to autosaving.
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Some keys not working properly in Lenovo G500

I use Lenovo G500 laptop which runs on Windows 8. It has a problem. Some keys that should be used along with Shift key is working not properly, its output is not correct. I will explain it. When I ...
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How can we know that our laptop model has capabiliy to protect overcharge baterry, and is it able to set preferences?

How to know our laptop model has ability to protect overcharge baterry, and is it menu to setup the preferences? Example this is my model I am still confused to read the spec, how to check this ...
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How to add capable display driver to Lenovo G50 Windows 8.1 laptop

I have a Lenovo G50-45 80E301GUUS with AMD A8-6410 APU with AMD Radeon R5 Graphics. It has a clean Windows 8.1-32 bit installed on it (NOT the factory image...the drive partitions got wiped and ...
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Unreasonable laptop performance

My laptop has some serious issues with performance. The specifications of my laptop:  Lenovo Y50-70  RAM: 16GB  CPU: Intel i7-4710HQ @2.5GHz  Graphics: GeForce GTX 860M 4GB ...
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Can I enable bluetooth on a Lenovo E520 running Windows 10?

I downloaded this driver, but Windows blocks the setup from running saying it's incompatible. Are there any way to get bluetooth running on this computer?
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How much memory slots in Lenovo Ideapad 100-15IBD

How much memory slots in Lenovo Ideapad 100-15IBD and they are soldered? (80QQ004GFR) Official website tells me: this laptop have 2 so-dimm slots and support up to 8Gb max ...
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Driver installation on lenovo laptop

Recently I installed windows 8.1 (32 bit) on my lenovo G580 laptop. I downloaded all the drivers from http://support.lenovo.com/us but some of the drivers are not getting installed like intel power ...
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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 (64 bit). 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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Cannot access BIOS after changing the settings to Legacy Mode on Lenovo

TL;DR Changed BIOS settings from UEFI to Legacy Mode to boot from USB, installed Windows and now cannot access BIOS on Lenovo laptop. Hello, I tried to dual boot my Lenovo laptop, managed to get it ...
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Windows 10 Game Bar Stops Recording

I have a new Lenovo Y70 PC and I was trying to use it to record some gameplay of Deus Ex: Human Revolution Director's Cut. I set the limit to an hour and the entire time, I saw the timer in red in the ...
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Wi-fi issues after upgrade from Windows 8.1 to Windows 10 on a Lenovo T420

I have just upgraded a Lenovo T420 from Windows 8.1 to Windows 10. After the upgrade I performed a "Reset this PC" with "Keep my files". Periodically the wi-fi will die. No networks will appear in ...
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Keyboard and Trackpad do not work when Lenovo ThinkPad Yoga 12 is stacked

I work in an IT department and each year we roll out a bunch of laptops. This year we used the Lenovo ThinkPad Yoga 12. Because I work with so many of them, I'm inevitably going to stack them on top ...
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Weird Touch Screen Issue in Windows 8.1

I am using a Lenovo G400s with Windows 8.1 x64 bit installed. For the past two days, the touch screen isn't working properly. And by “not properly” I mean it is taking touch even when I'm not ...
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Onenote crashes Lenovo Power manager which crashes explorer

Everytime that I restart windows on my Thinkpad it resets my default printer to OneNote (part of microsoft's bloatware). The problem is, if I forget to change it back to the actuall printer then when ...
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Prevent Lenovo recovery to wipe out every personal data

So I have a lenovo T430s with a C and a Q partition. C is for system and Q is for recovery. My plan is to create a D partition with Windows disk management tool where I can save my personal data then ...
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Lenovo ThinkPad L52 - Wireless driver

I just formatted and installed Windows 7 on my Lenovo ThinkPad L520 laptop, and its wireless isn't working. I see this networking status on my desktop: I installed Realtek LAN Driver for Windows 7 ...
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Lenovo BIOS setting using PowerShell

I am trying to change BIOS settings through a PowerShell, when I run the below command line, it runn succesfully, but when I reboot the PC I see no change on the BIOS settings. the command line: ...
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Can I upgrade my BIOS(LENOVO DPK21A) to UEFI? [duplicate]

I have a Lenovo Ideacentre K330B running Windows 10 Home and I want to change it's BIOS to UEFI. It has a Lenovo motherboard. Here are some specs - BIOS Version/Date: "LENOVO DPK21A, 8/8/2011" Bios ...
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What does one have to consider before upgrading laptops CPU [duplicate]

this question is not similar to this, because the other one is about one pc in specific and mine is about any pc. Upgrading laptop processor I have found a intel core i7 octa core (with Intel vpro) ...
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Cannot enter bios on a Lenovo G505

I've a Lenovo g505 laptop. the HD failed and I've installed a new HD. All I get now is a white static cursor on the top let hand corner of the screen. The screen just lights up and has no colour. ...
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How do I reinstall Windows on my Lenovo PC?

On my Lenovo H50-55 Desktop Computer, I see the following partitions in Disk Management: (Click on the picture to see the image enlarged) I wish to reinstall a fresh copy of Windows 10 Home x64, ...
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Secure erase SSD on Lenovo ThinkPad T520 (can't unfreeze SSD, machine reboots on hotplug)

I have a ThinkPad T520 and a Samsung 840 EVO 256GB SSD that I'm trying to secure erase. I cannot secure erase the drive because I cannot unfreeze the drive because I cannot remove then reinsert the ...
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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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Why do antivirus detect XiaoU/LenovoService uninstaller, Lenovo software, as malware?

I recently purchased a Lenovo H50-55 computer with Windows 10 Home x64 on it. I uninstalled some of the Lenovo software that shipped with the computer, but not all of it. I ran a full malware scan ...
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No sound after some minutes in Lenovo laptop with linux

I have a Lenovo G460 laptop and this problem has appeared approximately a year ago, but I never had the time to look into it. Right after I turn on my computer everything works fine. However, about ...
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Lenovo Y580 does not properly wake up from sleep

I have a Lenovo Y580 notebook and have a strange issue when putting it in standby mode. When I try to resume it, the power button lights up from flashing, I hear the powering sound of the DVD drive, ...