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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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Mount and dismount hard drive through a script/software

is there a way to mount and dismount a connected harddrive through a script or a simple utility software in Windows 8.1? Basically, I have a hard drive in the ultrabay slot of my ThinkPad (instead of ...
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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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Lenovo ThinkPad (W500) Fingerprint Software not Saving Fingerprint Enrollment

I've been running Windows 7 Professional on my Lenovo Thinkpad W500 for a long time. I used Lenovo's fingerprint reader software to enroll my prints and to log on to Windows. Recently I reinstalled ...
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168 views

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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800 views

Reinstalling Windows on a Thinkpad X201

I have a Thinkpad X201 with a new HDD, so the original Windows installation has been lost. What is the easiest way to reinstall Windows on the new drive (and ideally reuse the Win 7 pro license - ...
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670 views

Looking for video device driver for a Thinkpad R51 running Windows 7 Embedded Standard / Windows Thin PC

I'm looking for a video device driver for a Thinkpad R51 running Windows 7 Embedded Standard / Windows Thin PC. It shows up in the Device Manager as Video Controller, and it's Hardware Ids are ...
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Looking for audio device driver for a Thinkpad R51 running Windows 7 Embedded Standard / Windows Thin PC

I've looked all over the internet for a legacy device driver that will work with a Thinkpad R51 running Windows 7 Embedded Standard / Windows Thin PC and I haven't found anything that works yet. The ...
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293 views

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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354 views

How To Map Fn+Key (Multiple Keys) To Other Key in Windows?

I've got a ThinkPad W530 laptop, which replaces the Application Key (also known as Menu Key or Mouse Right Click key, usually between Right Alt and Right Ctrl) with the Print Screen key. So, I need ...
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355 views

Restoring Windows to new Lenovo Thinkpad after installing different OS to it?

I installed Debian to Windows Lenovo Thinkpad. Now I want to get the Windows back. How can I do it? My friend mentioned something about partitions, below my comp X220 details. $ sudo fdisk -l Disk ...
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Windows 7 Pro OA: getting installation media after removing manufacturer's pre-install? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Where can I find a download of both Vista (Home Premium) and Windows 7 OEM ISO? My Windows 7 Professional became infected after 2 weeks of its usage and I did not copy ...
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543 views

Notebook fan spinning at max after trying Linux

I have a Thinkpad T420 (4178-BSG) I use with Windows. The fan (cpu) was always very quiet and I was completely satisfied with it. A few days ago I booted Backtrack Linux from a flashdrive and the fan ...
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409 views

Is it possible to transfer an entire Windows 7 installation to a new hard drive? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I transfer a Windows 7 installation to a new HDD? How do you clone a Windows 7 installation? I have a very well customized install of Windows 7, with tons of ...
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Why won't Windows 7 remember my screen resolution settings?

I have a Lenovo Thinkpad T420. I use it in three situations: Connected to docking station with two LCD monitors at 1280 x 1024. Connected to docking station with two 21" LCD monitors at 1680 x 1050 ...
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Behavior of Windows 7 power options (Sleep, then hibernate)

I have my Lenovo X220 running Windows 7 Pro configured to (on battery): 1. Sleep after 20 minutes 2. Hibernate after 45 minutes However it seems like whenever I leave my laptop for a long period, I ...
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lenovo screen suddenly messed up

I have a new lenovo thinkpad E420. Was working fine all day yesterday after i did a fresh install of windows 7 x64 on it and installed all the lenovo drivers from their official support website. ...
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517 views

Bluetooth audio device discovering/connecting issues

I have a thinkpad t410 with windows 7. I can't get my yamaha bluetooth audio device to show up as a discovered device to connect. What do I do?
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ThinkPad Windows 7 laptop is often slow but only when plugged into AC power

It's a ThinkPad W510, with Windows 7. I've been struggling with this since I got the laptop. Very often, say for 20-30 minutes at a time several times a day, the laptop gets painfully slow. I'm ...
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529 views

Having issues with flickering output to TV from Windows 7 laptop

I cannot tell why this is happening. I cannot get a pattern as to when it happens. Sometimes, I watch entire Hulu content without any interruptions. Other times, it happens 2-3 times in a span of 3 ...
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Are there any tips or tricks for cloning Lenovo PCs?

Sorry if this is too generic a question, but we do a lot of imaging on a lot of different models of PC (all using Windows XP and Symantec Ghost). The first issue identified was the use of a checksum ...
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Windows Cannot Boot - 0xc0000225

I've had Windows 7 installed for months on my Thinkpad T60 laptop and today out of the blue when I tried to boot, it started the Windows loading screen and immediately I got this error: Status: ...
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Windows 7 laptop with problems shutting down

This is a thinkpad convertible tablet with Windows 7. When you try to shut down, it seizes at a screen with a gradient background and a Think/Thinkpad logo (forgot which). If you close it at that ...
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Lenovo ThinkPad: What does the PWMDBSVC.exe service do? It's writing a C:\Log.txt file

I found a file that keeps popping up in my C:\ drive root, Log.txt ... after installing Process Monitor and seeing what process was writing to it, I came across PWMDBSVC.exe, which appears to be part ...
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Thinkpad T61 - How to disable rescue and recovery backup and recover the disk space

I've got a thinkpad T61, and little did I realize it was backing up my computer onto the same hard drive. My 80G hard drive is essentially cut in half b/c it filled up the other half with "backups". ...
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How do you disable a laptop display while using an external display?

I've got my R50e Thinkpad hooked up to an external monitor. But I don't need the laptop display. How do I switch it off? Only thing I can see is two display devices listed in Device Manager. If I ...