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.

Filter by
Sorted by
Tagged with
0
votes
3answers
106 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
20 views

Why my Lenovo PC M83 Desktop cannot be connected to Ethernet cable on Huawei HG531 V1 Router?

How to connect my Lenovo PC M83 Desktop (ThinkCentre) - Type 10AG running Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit with Huawei 300Mbps Wireless ADSL2+ Router Model HG531 V1? It used to work with other type of modem/...
1
vote
1answer
171 views

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 ...
1
vote
2answers
1k views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
21 views

No Ethernet Controller in Ubuntu 16.04 LTS, Lenovo M71e Desktop (ThinkCentre) - Type 3157

I have a Desktop Lenovo M71e Desktop (ThinkCentre) - Type 3157 with Ubuntu 16.04. I've got problem with my Ethernet connection, although the Wifi connection works fine. In the network manager, I don'...
0
votes
1answer
24 views

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.
-1
votes
1answer
86 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
296 views

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. ...
-1
votes
1answer
296 views

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?
0
votes
3answers
1k views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
28 views

Is it possible to access the Lenovo bios from cmd? [duplicate]

I've accidentally locked all of my settings in my lenovo bios setup utility and i was wondering if it is somehow possible to access lenovo bios setup utility from my Windows 10 cmd, or if i need to ...
2
votes
0answers
413 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
102 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
249 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
127 views

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 ...
1
vote
3answers
8k views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
187 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
19k views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
305 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
80 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
498 views

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 ...
0
votes
2answers
3k views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
271 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
712 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
768 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
88 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
2k views

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.
4
votes
1answer
45k views

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.
1
vote
1answer
6k views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
70 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
4k views

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: (...
1
vote
1answer
3k views

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, ...
10
votes
1answer
1k views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
246 views

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. ...
0
votes
0answers
117 views

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-...
1
vote
1answer
172 views

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 ...
2
votes
3answers
6k views

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, ...
1
vote
1answer
1k views

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. ...
1
vote
0answers
1k views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
552 views

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 ...
3
votes
2answers
45k views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
62 views

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 (...
0
votes
2answers
2k views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
347 views

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 ...
0
votes
2answers
447 views

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 ...
3
votes
2answers
4k views

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. ...
7
votes
3answers
167k views

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 ...
2
votes
3answers
2k views

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 ...