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Questions tagged [lenovo-desktop-computer]

For questions specific to unique properties of Lenovo desktop computers. Note there is a specific tag for ThinkCentre. For questions that are not unique to Lenovo-brand computers, you may attract more answers using the more general [desktop-computer] tag.

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Using desktop parts that are unmatched by the default configuration

I have a lenovo thinkcentre m73 desktop. Recently power supply unit(PSU) has been out of order so I needed to change that PSU.Shops near me does not have that PSU instead they told this model is out ...
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Mouse cursor randomly jumping in opposite direction

My mouse cursor randomly starts moving in the opposite direction I move it in. quite often it just shoots into the corners/side of my screen, and I have to wait until I can start using my pc again. it ...
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Cloning a Lenovo V520 HDD to other Lenovo V520 machines

I've a problem in preparing a number of Lenovo V520 machines (about 100). After building the Master HDD I want to clone it to the others. It does clone but then they don't boot up. I don't know why. ...
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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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Lenovo Thinkpad : PXE E61 MEDIA TEST FAILURE, pxe-mof exiting pxe rom error

I want to install windows operating system on my lenovo machine and I am getting the above error.Have tried all the trouble shooting steps.
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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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Dual Planar Monitors on Lenovo PCs Going Black

We have recently been upgrading ~50 users to dual monitor setups (Planar Monitors on Lenovo PCs, desktops and minis). Many of them experience intermittent monitor failure. A monitor will turn black (...
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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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Black Screen after boot up on Lenovo - 90BG0024RK

We have Lenovo 90BG0024RK desktop PC, AMD A8 - 7600 Radeon R7, 10 compute cores 4C+6G, there are installed windows 7 pro x64 on them. we have domain users. we have a problems only that Lenovo PC's. ...
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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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Occasional freezes

My main computer is a Lenovo M92p with Intel i7 3770, 16gb of ram and intel hd graphics 4000. Every once in a while my computer just freezes completely, and shuts off after about a minute. All I can ...
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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 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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Install my own copy of Windows 7 Retail on a Lenovo PC with BIOS-based license

I have acquired a Lenovo PC. Whatever OS was installed is long gone, the hard drive is totally wiped. I plan to install my own (legitimate) copy of Windows 7 x64 Retail. The BIOS seems to have some ...
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How do I convince my computer my touchscreen doesn't exist?

I have a Lenovo IdeaCentre B540 with a cracked touchscreen. Its digitizer rapidly registers clicks around the region of the crack, and fails to recognize any other touch input. This makes the ...
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how to disable or reverse FN key: I want to replace: FN+F1 , FN+F2, FN+F3, … FN+F12 with simply F1, F2, F3, … F12

Is there a way to replace FN-F2 with only F2 I restarted my PC and pressed FN-F12 or Fn-F1 and I didnt find configuration Tab to change from "Hotkey Mode" to "Legacy Mode". all the tabs that I have ...
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Problems with corsair ddr3

My problem: I bought a brand new Lenovo desktop, comes with 1x4GB DDR3 PC3-12800 1600mhz 1,5v. Since i`ve installed a CORSAIR VALUE SELECT DDR3 1x4GB PC3-12800 1600mhz 1,5v the computer, random (...
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Can I upgrade Lenovo IdeaCentre K430 to AMD graphics?

I have a Lenovo IdeaCentre K430 with an NVidia Geforce Gt620 graphics card. I would like to upgrade to an AMD Radeon HD 7750 but don't know if this is possible. If I got the GT620 model, am I limited ...
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How to Find Out What Upgrades My Lenovo Ideacentre K430 Supports?

I have a Lenovo Ideacentre K430 and would like to upgrade its graphics card. In particular, I would like to upgrade to a GIGABYTE GV-N760OC-4GD GeForce GTX 760. However, I do not know if my computer ...
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Lenovo Power Dial Software causing Errors

I am using Windows 7 Professional 64 Bit Lenovo IdeaCentre K330. Recently i checked my Windows Event Viewer and i see that I have got a lot of the following error's: SideBySide Event ID: 33 ...
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Install mSATA SSD on Lenovo A720

I just purchased a Lenovo A720 and they have a more expensive version than what I purchased that has a SSD. I figured to buy the SSD separately and save myself a little money and install it myself. ...
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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 S20 workstation allergic to Linux?

I got a new Lenovo S20 and I am having trouble loading Linux. I've loaded these variants with no success: Ubuntu desktop Ubuntu server Linux Mint CentOS vmWare esxi The live CD's run, and very ...