Questions tagged [lenovo-desktop-computer]

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How to safely store a PC to be unused for 2 years? [duplicate]

I have a Lenovo PC (Monitor and CPU combined) and I am going to be leaving it packed for 2 years. What precautions should I take to make sure that it boots up properly and has all the files intact (...
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Lenovo SR530 Server turns off abruptly and unexpectedly and won't turn on unless I reconnect power

so I just got a Lenovo SR530 Server for hosting a web-based program on or a medical facility, nothing too fancy but just to help run the business a bit easier and give better access to data storage ...
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What's this lock mechanism on Lenovo thinkstation P500?

Openning the chassis of my Lenovo thinkstation P500, I noticed that there is a kind of lock mechanism located at one side of the system board. I don't know what's this, and how to "open" it. ...
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Disable bios check

I have a motherboard from a Lenovo (ST50 i think, Xeon cpu), now in use for a gaming computer. It has some extra non-lenovo memory installed ("unqualified DIMM"), prompting for "press ...
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Lenovo Ideacentre Upgrade - Supported CPUs?

I'm attempting to upgrade a Lenovo Ideacentre 720-18asu to support Windows 11. The motherboard has an AM4 socket, and previously had a Ryzen 7 1700 installed. I purchased a Ryzen 7 5800x. When I ...
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No signal on external screen

I have this PC: LENOVO V530-24ICB AIO Windows 11 And this is my second display: ASUS VA249 When I connect the Display to HDMI port it says "NO SIGNAL" on the screen What I have tried: I ...
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PC Doesn’t Boot Into Windows When USB Device Is Plugged Into a Specific Port

I've resolved this issue, but I was curious if anyone knows why this was happening. I was working on an old Lenovo M72e that hung after POST and would not boot into Windows. I didn't initially see any ...
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Cannot boot into ubuntu server install after reinstallation

I have done a lot of work troubleshooting this issue. Here's what I have so far. The Problem I have an old lenovo desktop PC that I'm trying to run an ubuntu server on. It has worked fine using server ...
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Lenovo RADEON 520 2GB Dual DisplayPort

Does someone knows tech specs for Lenovo Radeon 520 2GB Dual DisplayPort. I would like to know: if the card supports DP 1.4 if the card supports DP++. I need to connect the card to an external HDMI ...
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Lenovo ThinkCentre TC M700 does not boot - stuck on Lenovo Motherboard Logo

I got a TC M700 thinkcentre smaller Lenovo desktop computer. When I try to boot, it is stuck on Motherboard logo. No activity of HDD is shown. No beeping signals. It is not possible to enter BIOS ...
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Lenovo Legion T5 26AMR5 crackling sound when external sound card is plugged in via USB

I bought a new Lenovo gaming PC and when I plugged in my external sound card via USB, my speaker started crackling. After a couple of days of googling I tried different things but they did not work. ...
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USB ports stop working on boot (Lenovo Desktop)

I've had an old Lenovo Desktop for a while. Its specs are i5-6400, 16gb Crucial ram, RX 550, and the Lenovo Skybay mobo it's had since I got it. I tripped on a wire and the pc fell down around 3 days ...
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Which one is faulty - PSU, GPU, DVI-D to VGA adapter or the Motherboard?

I bought a Radeon RX 460 and I get an inescapable screen freeze when switching to another program with Alt + Tab. This issue does not occur when I underclock the GPU with MSI afterburner to 50% of its ...
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Changing the RAM of lenovo workstaion from 8GB stick to 32GB [duplicate]

I have Lenevo P700 It supports this memory . This is ram which is currently inside https://postimg.cc/Ny2WQR8w THis is what i find from google it supports 32GB https://www.compuram.biz/memory/lenovo/...
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How do I undo an accidental change in my view using Windows on Lenovo?

I realize that the question title is not too informative. I suppose improvements there would be welcome. One step in that direction might be the correct language for these various views I describe ...
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Will my Lenovo Mahobay motherboard work with a DDR3 1866MHz RAM?

I have a Lenovo Mahobay motherboard with 2 RAM slots which support DDR3 memories, and I currently have a DDR3 665Mhz RAM in it and i want to upgrade it. I also have an Intel i7-3770 CPU in it. I found ...
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What happends if i change the hard drive form HDD to SSD and then again to HDD on an old pc?

I have a 2010 Lenovo PC sitting around, I dont use it because it is extremly slow It has a Seagate 160GB 5k RPM SATA HDD, the question is, what if i put an SSD to see what happens, and then i put back ...
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Box asking about Intel Wifi connection to active management

I get a box that asks if I want to configure my wireless/wifi to connect with Intel active management it doesn't matter if I say yes, no or just close the box - it keeps coming back - is this legit ...
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Computer won't start with three RAM modules out of four inserted

This question is similar to Computer won't start with RAM in certain slots, but isn't about sticking in certain specific RAM slots, but rather the number of RAM modules. I have a Lenovo ...
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Do I need to upgrade the bios to get Intel microcode updates?

I am running Linux Mint on a Lenovo C530. I would like to upgrade its bios but Lenovo's official bios upgrade doesn't support Linux. The reason I want to upgrade the bios is to get the latest Intel ...
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Windows 10 Night Light not turning off / doubling up

I have a Lenovo ThinkCentre with Windows 10 Pro. I have been using the Night Light feature every day for a while (so long I don't remember when I started). At first it worked perfectly, a few months ...
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Why do need this square on the Lenovo B520 monoblock case?

In the instructions, in the description of the elements of the case it is not.
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Does my Lenovo IdeaCentre 720-18asu PC (with an AMD Radeon R5 340 video card) support 4k video?

As the title says, I was wondering if my computer will support 4K video. I do not know much about this computer other than it’s a Lenovo IdeaCentre 720-18asu. I have not been able to find anything ...
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ThinkServer TS140 no POST (2 beeps) after BIOS upgrade

Yesterday I was experiencing a weird issue with Windows 10; the computer was outputting weird beeps (in Win10, not the BIOS) at random intervals. It sounded like Morse Code, to be completely honest. ...
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Is there a way to tell if a Lenovo Laptop configuraton from the Serial Number?

Browsing the listings of older model or used computers, many of them don't list the specific options they shipped with. Is there a way I can find this out from Lenovo or with a tool or utility?
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Can I change my drive?

I recently received a desktop computer (Lenovo H420) from someone. It's in perfect shape and works fine with start up. I went to get into Windows but it is locked under a different user. I can't ...
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Error installing Zorin OS from boot menu

I managed to install Zorin OS (based on Ubuntu) successfully on my laptop and it works perfectly, however, I cannot install it on my work computer. It is a Lenovo Ideacenter AIO 510, all-in-one ...
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Right sequence for hardening Windows 10 against vulnerabilities that persist after reinstall?

I have a Lenovo Ideacenter H50-55 PC desktop (2 years old, Windows 10 Home, 1x AMD A10-7800 Processor) which stopped booting after the last Windows update. I removed the HD, ran check disk from ...
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Lenovo IdeaCentre 310S randomly restarting

A colleague of mine recently recieved a new Lenovo IdeaCentre 310S. After some trouble we installed an SSD and installed a fresh version of windows 10 home (before all this the computer had the same ...
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Is it possible to install two video cards (PCI Express + PCI 32 bits) in Lenovo M58 SFF 7360 (Windows 7)?

I have a Lenovo M58 SFF 7360 with Windows 7. This is a E5200 Dual Core. I have installed a NVIDIA QUADRO NVS290 (PCI Express-x1) which works fine, but the internal video card can not work together ...
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How to Install Lenovo Slim Usb Keyboard (SK-8821) F1-F12 Keys on Windows 10

I have Windows 10 Pro x64 and installed on Lenovo V520 MT-M 10NK And i also have the Lenovo Slim Usb Keyboard (Model: SK-8821) that comes with it. When I press the buttons F1,F2,F3 and so, I got ...
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Spectre/Meltdown- Lenovo M800 BIOS update does not appear to work

So I've got a Lenovo ThinkCentre M800, running Windows 10 x64, 1709. I've applied their latest BIOS Update which is version FWKT86A, and then ran Get-SpeculationControlSettings (From the Speculation ...
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Lenovo ThinkCentre: beeps when trying to restart

We have a Lenovo ThinkCentre, brand new, that has on occasion failed to start when trying to restart. It simply gives off loud beeps, that I suppose have meaning: 1 long and 3 short. There is nothing ...
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is there any way to ensure VT-x is both supported and enabled in Lenovo ThinkStation P500

Scenario ... i am trying to run windows DataCentre 2008 64-bit under vBox 5.1.26 on a ThinkStation P500. regardless whether VT-d (sic) is enabled, Windows 10 Pro Task Manager shows virtualization is ...
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My PC is deleting all of my files

I got a new PC in the last December (Lenovo All-In-One C260). It was normal the first month, but now, when I switch it on it took a long time to turn on and all my files were deleted. Also, when I ...
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ThinkCentre m58p (type 7484) will not boot after RAM is replaced

I have a ThinkCentre m58p 7484 I have 12GB of RAM installed 2x2GB and 2x4GB the first sticks came with the machine the second pair I bought online. Now when I have all sticks in their proper place the ...
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PC doesn't boot after adding RAM

I have Lenovo M91P 7052-b5u i5-2400 (spec sheet) with 2+1 GB RAM . Because I have 4 sockets, I decided to add 2 more. Yesterday I added Kingston 4+2 GB RAM 99u5471, but the PC didn't boot. It was ...
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Lenovo H50-55 desktop (90BG0024RK) boots to black screen

We have a Lenovo H50-55 desktop (90BG0024RK) equipped with an AMD A8-7600 processor. The system runs Windows 7 Pro x64 and has domain users. The problem we're experiencing is specific to that Lenovo ...
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Lenovo Q180 IdeaCentre - Linux / (U)EFI Boot

Does anyone get the correct boot path to start Linux from hard disk in (U)EFI mode? After doing research, I know that is one of the "corrupted", not working as expected (U)EFI 2.0 firmware. After ...
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USB devices not recognized but works on other computers

I upgraded from a Dell desktop to a Lenovo desktop earlier this year. I have Windows 10 and all drivers and software are up to date. I have like 5 USB devices plugged into this Lenovo desktop. 3 of ...
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Windows 10: Issue with 'Feature update to Windows 10, version 1607'

I received Feature update to Windows 10, version 1607 on 14th September and since then Windows freezes frequently. Is it just me or is it a Windows issue that others are also experiencing? Any ...
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How to connect two windows 8.1 laptop with Lan cable to play multi-player games?

Connecting laptop for playing multiigames by lan cable on windows 7 is easy. But I don't know how to connect it on windows 8.1. Can you please help me by giving me step by step by instructions.
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What are PBR_DRV and WINRE_DRV drives for?

What are these drives and what are they used for? I'm looking into upgrading my motherboard and don't know if I'll need all of those drives then.
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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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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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Lenovo BIOS setting using PowerShell

I am trying to change BIOS settings through PowerShell. When I run the below command line, it runs successfully, but when I reboot the PC I see no change in the BIOS settings. the command line: (...
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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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Why does my antivirus software 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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Intermittent boot failures - Linux Mint 17.2 (Cinnamon 64 bit)

About every 1/5 boots, my system, a Lenovo PC running Linux Mint 17.2 as the sole OS, will fail to boot. When this occurs, I have to power down and power up several times to get it to boot again. ...
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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 64-...
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