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Windows 11: pen side button not working as previously

This Lenovo driver could help : Active Pen Driver for Windows 11 (64-bit) -ThinkBook 14s Yoga ITL. If it doesn't work, uninstall the driver, then enter your serial number in "Find Your Product&...
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How can I transfer all my Web/Software development files,databases onto a new computer without having to reconfigure everything

And after using Clonezilla you need to run SysPrep. It is a Microsoft tool that will wipe drivers from Windows, while keeping all your software and tools installed. After plugin a drive, the Windows ...
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3 year old SSD under normal use suddenly reports 3% health in its SMART values (97% "Percentage used")

Not to sound pessimistic or anything, but as soon as you plug in an SSD and write to it, it will start dying. Having a drive at 3% health is more of an indicator that you might want to start thinking ...
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3 year old SSD under normal use suddenly reports 3% health in its SMART values (97% "Percentage used")

The "data units written" field show that about 16TB have been written on this drive during his life. This is much lower than the nominal endurance of any SSD, even entry-level ones. It looks ...
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How can I have opening laptop lid wake computer, but closing laptop lid not put it to sleep?

Not possible. The "switch" is a toggle. ON means suspend on close and wake up on open; OFF means do nothing on close or open. It has a BIOS (UEFI) component as well as a Windows Power ...
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3 year old SSD under normal use suddenly reports 3% health in its SMART values (97% "Percentage used")

Percentage Used: Contains a vendor specific estimate of the percentage of NVM subsystem life used based on the actual usage and the manufacturer’s prediction of NVM life. A value of 100 indicates that ...
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How to clear 217Gb of <Unknown> space on my C drive?

this is a 2022 update, SpaceSniffer 1.3.0.2 is on Win10 unable to read 300+GB of "Unaccessible space". OneDrive contents reported in only few GB range. WinDirStat 1.1.2.80 is able to ...
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Is there any way to use google translate offline on pc?

Google translate for Android supports downloading languages for enabling offline translation. You could run android in an emulator or virtual machine without an internet connection after the initial ...
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How to max out dell laptop internal fans without Alienware Command Center?

I would create yourself a new Power plan with a name along the lines of "Ultra Performance", and change the advanced power settings on that to set everything to max. Specifically, you want ...
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windows laptop event log power source change from battery to ac power

Thanks to DavidPostill who suggested : https://github.com/hirschmann/powereventprovider ; [GitHub - hirschmann/powereventprovider: Power Event Provider service for Windows] It looks quite promising, ...
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Laptop samsung 700z3a runs out of battery too soon despite high capacity

If the original battery is not replaced this looks for me like battery is too old and can't keep the charge. This can be because of fatigue of materials. Do not forget charger measure battery charge w/...
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Toggling Fn-Lock key without the keyboard [Windows]

The Fn key is usually treated by the firmware of the keyboard, at a level below that of the operating system. If the BIOS does not contain such an option, the keyboard needs to be replaced.
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Laptop screen is not switching on after running SQL code

First SQL code have nothing to do with the problem. Second probably your video controller (or eventually display) is broken. If it's on replaceable module you can put another controller. If not you ...
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How can I disable the beep when I plug in/unplug my laptop's AC adapter?

None of the other solutions I searched for worked for me, but I figured it out! Go to Settings > Sound > Sound Control Panel > Right Click on "Speakers Realtek(R) Audio" and click ...
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Battery "connected but not charging" after temperature spike

In a similar setting, I'd run my laptop (ACER, Timeline X) near a heating ---> next day, when restarted, same observation occured. Nothing obvious (remove battery, wait and reinsert,...) helped. ...
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ASUS TUF Gaming FX505dt doesn't reliably turn on

Sounds like a hardware problem, which cannot be diagnosed over the internet. The only advice we can give is to run any diagnostics that may have come with your BIOS, or any that came with your ...
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What is the point of low end discrete gpu in laptops?

There are multiple reasons you might want a integrated and discrete gpu. Load balancing, encoding, bufferring, post processing...multiple monitors (on a budget) and more. I have a Surface Book 2 and ...
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Wifi Network Adapters not connecting

Firstly, head over to Services and make sure the WLAN Autoconfig service is started. if not then start it. Now open a CMD window as administrator and run the following commands: • Reset WINSOCK ...
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How to increase the performance of my laptop?

Both your RAM and swap are almost full. Your computer locks up because it's running out of memory. 8 GB is barely enough for browsing the Internet nowadays. I'd suggest upgrading to at least 16 GB. ...
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Can't set larger resolution than Full HD on a QHD monitor

My laboratory just acquire a Dell Vostro 15 3510 laptop for a project. I was having this problem in Windows, so I searched for specifications and they say that this model just accept FullHD. So, I ...
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Safety issues around using a new battery with an old laptop

I don't think you will get an answer to these questions as there is no statistical data for it. If you're worried, just keep an eye for strange computer behavior and for high unexplained temperatures ...
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Why can I still hear Chrome notification on my laptop even when it's sleeping?

For anyone findind this now, Microsoft removed that registry key and GUI other settings for this. You can find a detailed but easy to read post here: https://www.elevenforum.com/t/enable-or-disable-...
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What else could be the cause of this Dell Inspiron 1526 not showing the BIOS

Check the CMOS battery. One day when I turned on the laptop, it showed a black screen and the Caps Lock and Scroll Lock LEDs were flashing. I researched it and found a forum in which one user said ...
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Arch Unable to get correct battery information

So, after posting the same issue in Arch's Discord community, a member suggested using the LTS kernel. This has fixed the issue completely, correct battery percentage with live update, and status. To ...
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Why can't I hold A D Z keys respectively, while D G C can?

Keyboard ghosting is when a keyboard doesn’t register a key being pressed, even though the user has pressed it correctly. This feature was used principally by Windows in the famous Ctrl-Alt-Delete. ...
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Display wont work in ASUS M7600QC

Sadly, since an external display does not work (precluding a simple dead LCD light), and it won't show anything in BIOS, you have a few choices: Attempt to use the PC "headless", i.e., ...
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Laptop appears to run on AC even with battery on

The following answer is taken from the Ask Ubuntu post How can I disable the battery? Gnome settings Actualy it should be possible to disable it by setting: gsettings set org.gnome.settings-daemon....
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Laptop appears to run on AC even with battery on

Your battery has failed completely (or malfunctioned in some other way). You cannot disable the battery in Lenovo laptops, indeed, most laptops. So now it will not start on the battery. You have seen ...
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Upgrading laptop from SATA 2 to SATA 3

If you have USB 3.0 IT IS possible the only thing what you Need is USB 3 to SATA 3 Adapter If you dont have USB 3.0 you Need an USB 3.0 controller

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