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Missing driver Lenovo x230

Question: Missing driver Lenovo x230

Hello.I have Lenovo ThinkPad x230After Windows 10 installation i have problems with: H5321 gw Mobile Broadband Network AdapterUSB\Vid_0bdb&Pid_1926&Cdc_0d&Mi_06USB\Vid_0bdb&Pid_1926&Cdc_0d&Ndis_630USB\Vid_0bdb&Pid_1926&Cdc_0dI have tried find drivers by my self, after i have tried Lenovo system update, does not helped.Maybe somebody can help my?Thanks.

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Answer: Missing driver Lenovo x230

HiHere you arehttp://pcsupport.lenovo.com/us/en/products/laptops-and-netbooks/thinkpad-x-series-laptops/thinkpad-x...

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Hey everyone!I ordered a x230 a few weeks ago and i realized i need bluetooth! I know i can purchase a dongle for a few dollars but i rather keep my USB ports free.Anyone know where I can purchase a bluetooth card so i can install it myself? - Or is it advised not to do that.What do you think I should do?

Answer:Lenovo x230 missing bluetooth!

2 options come to my mind1) you can look for bluetooth expresscard (x220 has a slot, so I'm guessing x230 has it as well)2) you can put it in mini-PCIe slot (for the WWAN card or mSATA SSD), assuming it's empty now, ie. you purchased without WWAN

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Hello. I have lenovo ThinkPad X230 with Windows 10/64bit In Device manager I get some missing drivers: Base System DevicePCI\VEN_1180&DEV_E823&SUBSYS_21FA17AA&REV_04PCI\VEN_1180&DEV_E823&SUBSYS_21FA17AAPCI\VEN_1180&DEV_E823&CC_088001PCI\VEN_1180&DEV_E823&CC_0880 BCM20702A0USB\VID_0A5C&PID_21E6&REV_0112USB\VID_0A5C&PID_21E6 Biometric CoprocessorUSB\VID_147E&PID_2020&REV_0001USB\VID_147E&PID_2020 H5321 gwUSB\VID_0BDB&PID_1926&REV_0000USB\VID_0BDB&PID_1926 PCI Simple Communications ControllerPCI\VEN_8086&DEV_1E3A&SUBSYS_21FA17AA&REV_04PCI\VEN_8086&DEV_1E3A&SUBSYS_21FA17AAPCI\VEN_8086&DEV_1E3A&CC_078000PCI\VEN_8086&DEV_1E3A&CC_0780 ACPI\LEN0068\5&2890D699&0ACPI\VEN_LEN&DEV_0068ACPI\LEN0068*LEN0068 ACPI\LEN0078\5&2890D699&0ACPI\VEN_LEN&DEV_0078ACPI\LEN0078*LEN0078 Maybe somebody can help me?Thanks.

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Hello. I have lenovo ThinkPad X230 with Windows 10/64bit In Device manager I get some missing drivers: Base System DevicePCI\VEN_1180&DEV_E823&SUBSYS_21FA17AA&REV_04PCI\VEN_1180&DEV_E823&SUBSYS_21FA17AAPCI\VEN_1180&DEV_E823&CC_088001PCI\VEN_1180&DEV_E823&CC_0880 BCM20702A0USB\VID_0A5C&PID_21E6&REV_0112USB\VID_0A5C&PID_21E6 Biometric CoprocessorUSB\VID_147E&PID_2020&REV_0001USB\VID_147E&PID_2020 H5321 gwUSB\VID_0BDB&PID_1926&REV_0000USB\VID_0BDB&PID_1926 PCI Simple Communications ControllerPCI\VEN_8086&DEV_1E3A&SUBSYS_21FA17AA&REV_04PCI\VEN_8086&DEV_1E3A&SUBSYS_21FA17AAPCI\VEN_8086&DEV_1E3A&CC_078000PCI\VEN_8086&DEV_1E3A&CC_0780 ACPI\LEN0068\5&2890D699&0ACPI\VEN_LEN&DEV_0068ACPI\LEN0068*LEN0068 ACPI\LEN0078\5&2890D699&0ACPI\VEN_LEN&DEV_0078ACPI\LEN0078*LEN0078 Maybe somebody can help me?Thanks.

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Hi all,I'm looking at replacing a HD on the GF's x230.  I have the Windows 7-64bit migration all figured out (WET) but I was cruising around the Lenovo site and I'm clueless about how to install ALL Lenovo drivers once I have Windows installed. Can I use the SCCM as a home user? Do I just install Lenovo update once Wins 7 is complete and it will self detect whats needed? Or is there some sore of mechanism on the x230 I'm currently unaware of?  I see Lenovo has a program similar to Windows Easy Transfer but they never make clear if it will back up Windows AND Lenovo apps and drivers.  Would rather use WET then a Driver package from Lenovo.Studying for my A+ cert now so I'd really like to gain experience and get this sucker migrated properly!!Thanks in advance everyone!!

Answer:Migrating; same x230, new hard drive. Need help figuring out Lenovo driver package installation

Hi surferdj,
 
You can download and install the Solutions Center or you can get updated by RSS Feed.





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I recieved my Lenovo Thinkpad Yoga 11e a couple of days ago and it came with a lot of bloatware, or at least what I thought was. I started uninstalling a lot and everything seemed to work fine. I restarted it, but when it came back, I noticed the touch screen would not work. I went into the Device Manager and realized that one of my I2C drivers had the triangle with the exclamation was on one of them. After trial and error, I realized that disabling and re-enabling the driver would allow my touch screen to work. After a restart, however, I was back to square one. My wife bought her the same Lenovo Yoga and I have been compairing the two. I just noticed that I am missing the I2C controllers in the System Devices in the Device Manager as well. I have tried booting from an installation from hers and even copying the drivers and System32 folder to no avail. If anybody has any solutions, please help. I have tried everything I knew and everything I could find. Thanks in advance.

Answer:Lenovo Thinkpad Yoga 11e missing I2C driver. Drivers from lenovo website not working.

Hello and welcome,
 
What happens when you install the i2c driver for your machine?  Before doing so please verify the machine type (20D9, 20DA) as there's another machine type option available.  Downloads found by using SUPPORT above and entering Yoga 11e.
 
http://support.lenovo.com/us/en/products/Laptops-and-netbooks/ThinkPad-Yoga-Series-laptops/ThinkPad-...
 
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Hi guys i just insalled Windows 7 on Lenovo G50-30, but in download section on lenovo site thers a missing drivers for Lenovo Energy Managment, so any idea where i could get it ?!

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I have Lenovo G50-70 Laptop Running Windows 10 OS. Few Days Back, While doing Clean install with Windows Anniversary Update, I downloaded all Latest Driver from Support.lenovo.com but while checking Today For latest Driver for my system on support.lenovo.com ACPI Driver is missing from Support Site and There is no Lenovo Energy Manager also as it was in Windows 8.1. Can anybody Help me is it necessary to install ACPI Driver if no why Lenovo Removed it?? And where can I get Lenovo Energy Manager so that I can keep system in Conservation Mode as it was in Windows 8.1??




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Dear Lenovo Community: I am desperately need your help on my T61 Soundmax driver's problem. Now the computer cannot recognize Soudmax. When I go to Device Manager to check, the sound driver flashes on the screen is: Bluetooth Hands-free-audio. The Microsoft UAA Bus Driver for High Definition Audio's status is "yellow exclamation mark". I have tried to"Add New Hardware" and can see Soundmax driver is detected, but when the system manages to finish the installation, an error message appeared on the screen, "acces denied. Cannot install the driver". Does anyone of you had this problem before? Any advice?Some friends said this is the hardware problem, but I want to ask for more advices. Thank you so much in advance. Warmest regards, Mei

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Hi!  The SM Bus Controller (PCI\VEN_8086&DEV_0F12&SUBSYS_398617AA&REV_0E) driver is missing from my laptop and i cannot install a chipset driver. When I'm trying to, this message what i get: "Windows cannot access the specified device, path, or file. You may not have the appropriate permissions to access the item." Please help me.... Andrew PS. And i also cannot find a driver for PCI device (PCI\VEN_10EC&DEV_5229&SUBSYS_380017AA&REV_01)and Network Controller (PCI\VEN_168C&DEV_0036&SUBSYS_402617AA&REV_01). I was trying to installing them but i can still see these in Device Manager with yellow alerts. If you are able to find me solutions for them, i would really really grateful.













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Answer:Missing SM Bus Controller driver (Lenovo B50-30)

hi Andrew,
 
Welcome to the Forums.
 
If you're running on Windows 8.1, can you try these steps:
1. For the SM Bus Controller, have you tried running the Intel Chipset Driver as administrator? If that doesn't work, navigate to the  c:\drivers\Intel Chipset Driver folder and run the setup.exe as administrator and observe.
    - Link to picture
 
2. For the PCI device (PCI\VEN_10EC&DEV_5229&SUBSYS_380017AA&REV_01) this is the Realtek CardReader.
 
The Network Controller (PCI\VEN_168C&DEV_0036&SUBSYS_402617AA&REV_01) on the other hand is the Atheros wireless driver. Can you try to install these drivers and reboot the machine then observe.
 
 
Let me know how it goes.
 
Regards

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hi.. I have a problem. I lose the cd of my graphics driver and my laptop has been reformatted. now, its really working too slow..help me please..  

Answer:missing CD(graphics driver) for LENOVO G460. help!

Hello kaye_lani and welcome to community,
 
You do not need to worry if you do not have the driver disc then you can download the drivers from the Lenovo website.
 
http://consumersupport.lenovo.com/in/en/driversdownloads/APR_Driver_List.aspx?CategoryID=880973&OS=0
 
If you face any issue in downloading or choosing the right video driver then share the Operating System detail and serial number with me in Private Message as I will share the exact video driver link.
 
Best Regards,
Tanuj
 

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I have recently purchased a Z50-70 Laptop and went to use my DVD CD burner. It didn't work because it doesn't exist on my Device Manager.I tried troubleshooting option but wasn't able to fix it. The driver seems to be missing.  PLDS-DVD-RW DA8A6SH.How and where can I download this driver?   I have checked on the download area on Lenovo but could'nt see it.I did notice several people had the same problem in January but I couldn/t see an answer.Hopefully someone can help.Thanks 

Answer:DVD_RW Driver missing on new Lenovo Z50-70 laptop

Dear Bridie
 
Welcome in lenovo community
 
can you please send me a screen shot of the device manager ?
 
Thanks
Alaa





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First off the main issue.  ThinkCentre 10M9 support page is missing a USB 3.0 Controller Driver.  This causes USB mouse and keyboards not to work unless enabling an option in BIOS for limited support.  According to BIOS the fix is to install the XHCI driver (Intel Extensible Host Controller Driver).  On the support page for the model, no USB controller driver is found.  Please advise on where to get the correct USB3 controller.  Secondary issue.   While I am thankful for a community forum, what is with the lack of a support email address or chat where I could speak with a Lenovo staff member?  Very sub par support in my opinion, which is unfortunate because Lenovo Warranty Service is amazing.

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Dear Community. I am getting a warning in the Lenovo Solution Center/ Control Tab/ Device Manager regarding a missing driver for Lenovo Connect Device 1.0 (other peripherals). Can anyone advise what this driver is for? I looked in the support section for this specific laptop model (W540 BG) and found no such drivers? Than you!

Answer:Lenovo W540 Missing driver Connect Device 1.0

Same here.Help needed.

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 Is there any utility available from Lenovo which will scan and alert me with name of devices whose drivers are not being installed? Or list of hardware available on current laptop ? eg. DVD-R      Intel Mother     Bluetooth     Fingerprint reader This will helpful to confirm that all the device drivers are installed properly against the hardware, also system update can't show reports like this.

Answer:Driver check utility from Lenovo-For missing drivers

Go into Control Panel, then click on SYSTEM, then click on Device Manager, this will give you the full list of the hardware that is installed on the system. If there is any drivers that are not installed, it will have a yellow exclamation mark.

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Hi,I have problem during install W7 x64 Ultimate.Screenshot:  On disc with drivers from Lenovo has no missing files, where I find them?

Answer:Windows7 x64 Ultimate missing driver [LENOVO B570e]

Hi
 
Welcome to community
 
If I had to install Windows 7 as a fresh , I will install the operating system completely  first .
 
Then install the drivers manually either from the driver CD   or download from the link
 
http://support.lenovo.com/en_US/research/hints-or-tips/detail.page?DocID=HT072950
 
 
Hope This Helps
Cheers!!!

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Hi! I have a laptop Lenovo G585, working fine with windows 10 but i not found any bluetooth driver compatible with windows 10 on this model of laptop. I opened device manager but Blutooth missing. I tried to install W7/W8 bluetooth drivers but windows 10 doesnt accepted it. Please give me any original or generic bluetooth driver wich enable bluetooth on laptop. Thank you nice and i wait your solutions.













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Answer:Lenovo G585 bluetooth driver on windows 10 missing

Hi vladpaul , 
 
 
Greetings. 
 
The reason why we do not have the drivers for Windows 10 for this model is that G585 is not listed as fully compatible to Windows 10 . 
 
Windows 10 Upgrade Guide - IdeaPad and Lenovo Notebook

Particular configurations of a computer model may include hardware components not compatible with Windows 10. Therefore, its upgrade to Windows 10 is not recommended.
The following listed computer models include hardware components not fully compatible with Windows 10. Therefore, upgrading these models to Windows 10 is not recommended.

You can still try checking directly from the BT manufacturer if they have released any Win10 compatible thru the hardware ID or via microsoft updates . 
 
 
Regards

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Camera is not working after windows 10 upgrade. Camera App shows "We can't find your camera" with error code- 0xA00F4244(C00DABE0) "  "imaging devices" category is missing in device manager. I downloaded manufacturer driver from this link - lenovo pcsupport.I tried to install the camera driver manually in device manager. After restart , system crashed with "system thread exception" (blue screen). Maybe the driver is corrupted or not compatible. Camera app showing errorMissing Imaging device category  other options i tried,1) troubleshooting hardware and devices category - No issues.2) Checking camera privacy - its "ON". Plz check/address the issue of the driver - link to driver .Help me with the solution. 

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I have Lenovo G460 and I have installed Windows XP Professional but I am unable to install SM Bus Controller Driver, I have installed Chipset Driver serveral times but the problem is intact. The Device instance id for SM Bus Controller is as under: PCI\VEN_8086&DEV_3B30&SUBSYS_38BF17AA&REV_05\3&11583659&0&FB I have already installed the following 1) Intel Matrix Storage Manager Driver2) Realtek USB 2.0 Card Reader Driver3)Intel Chipset driver Any solution for that??? Thanks and regards Kamal  













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Answer:Lenovo G460 SM BUS Controller Driver Missing in Windows XP

sama permasalahan nya Bro... pci tidak connet..." untuk os xp. 

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Hi,I have a 3 month old X230, which is little used as a laptop, more like a home computer (on docking).
Basically I'm really trying to be careful, so I'm very angry when this happened.
 
Link to picture
 
Is there any mail address where I can send a complaint on build quality?
 
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Answer:Lenovo X230 - Broken e in Lenovo logo

Hi Fantac, welcome to the forum,
 
have you called service?  They should easily be able to solve this for you, the number you need to call is;
 
0800-0426 or +385 1 6110095 (calls outside Croatia)
 
Please let us know how you get on.

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After rebooting from Linux (Ubuntu 12.10) into Windows 7 i noticed a ?Base System Device?.i check the id material from that probleme; PCI\VEN_1180&DEV_E822&SUBSYS_21F617AA&REV_07PCI\VEN_1180&DEV_E822&SUBSYS_21F617AAPCI\VEN_1180&DEV_E822&CC_088001PCI\VEN_1180&DEV_E822&CC_0880 i don't know how to fix that... Need help Thank you in advance 













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Answer:Lenovo T530 – Base System Device driver Missing

Hi HaclioneX,Thanks for posting and welcome to the community. Please try the derivers belowhttp://download.lenovo.com/ibmdl/pub/pc/pccbbs/mobiles/g1ss01ww.exeAnd do post back your results.Regards

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First off the main issue.  ThinkCentre 10M9 support page is missing a USB 3.0 Controller Driver.  This causes USB mouse and keyboards not to work unless enabling an option in BIOS for limited support.  According to BIOS the fix is to install the XHCI driver (Intel Extensible Host Controller Driver).  On the support page for the model, no USB controller driver is found.  Please advise on where to get the correct USB3 controller.  Secondary issue.   While I am thankful for a community forum, what is with the lack of a support email address or chat where I could speak with a Lenovo staff member?  Very sub par support in my opinion, which is unfortunate because Lenovo Warranty Service is amazing. EDIT:  Although not listed on Lenovo's Website, the USB 3.0 driver can be downloaded directly from Intel and will work fine (link posted below).  Although Windows 7 is not technically supported, it is compatible and will work fine after installing the USB 3.0 driver.  This driver should be added to the device support page for Windows 7 drivers.  Windows 7 is unsupported by updates and patches, that does not mean drivers should not be supplied to make it functional in the first place. https://downloadcenter.intel.com/download/22824/Intel-USB-3-0-eXtensible-Host-Controller-Driver-for-...













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Answer:Missing Driver/ Lenovo support is not good EDIT: to add solution

Why not just phone Lenovo Support (in Atlanta): 800-426-7378?
 
As far as USB 3.0 driver, the M710t is a Kaby Lake machine which is supported only by Win10 which has built-in USB 3.0 support.  There's really no need for Lenovo to provide separate Intel USB 3.0 drivers, as there would be for a Skylake-version CPU and a Win7 option (since Win7 does NOT have built-in USB 3.0 support).
 
So I'm puzzled as to what your situation is that causes USB mouse and keyboards not to work without setting the BIOS for legacy USB support.  Ever since Skylake, USB mouse and keyboard required USB 3.0 support in Windows, which is why the standard Win7 installer couldn't be use without recreating updated install media that had USB 3.0 drivers added. Same story trying to install Win7 to an NVMe target, since NVMe is also not built-in supported by standard Win7 (whereas it is by Win10), and you had to update the Win7 install media to also have NVMe drivers as well as USB 3.0 drivers, if you wanted to install Win7 to a Skylake CPU/chipset.
 
But Kaby Lake is ONLY supported by Win10, which already has built-in USB 3.0 driver support.  So I don't understand why you had any problem with USB mouse and keyboard, unless you're trying to install Win7 to this Kaby Lake M710t machine... which is not supported.
 
Can you please clarify your machine, and what you're trying to do where the USB mouse and keyboard "didn't work" without using the BIOS "legacy USB" option.

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I have an error saying that my driver is incompatible with this version of windows. And when I checked the action center it says your power management system isn't compatible with this version of Windows. The model name of your power management system is Lenovo ACPI-Compliant Virtual Power Controller. I think this is a power management driver as well, maybe this is why m laptop had charging problems last week. Could anyone help me ? I cannot find it anywhere. Thank you, Here is what it says DescriptionWindows detected a new device attached to your computer, but could not find the driver software it needs to make the device usable. Each device manufacturer typically includes driver software of a CD that comes with the device, or as a download from its website. The hardware ID of your device is ACPI\VEN_VPC&DEV_2004. Problem signatureProblem Event Name: PnPDriverNotFoundArchitecture: x64Hardware Id: ACPI\VEN_VPC&DEV_2004OS Version: 6.3.9600.2.0.0.768.101Locale ID: 1033

Answer:ACPI\VEN_VPC&DEV_2004 driver missing Lenovo Yoga 2 11

Possible need install Lenovo Energy Management Driver?

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This summer Apple upgraded the iPhone software and from V3 they opened for teethering - that you can use your iPhone as a modem either by USB or Bluetooth connection. It works fine with the USB connection. As I try to pair it via Bluetooth, the pairing succeeds partly. The T61P provides the numeric connection code that I have entered into the iPhone and then T61P initiates a driver update but this update is not successful. I receive this error window:It is in Danish but it tells you that the installation of "Bluetooth Peripheral Device" was unseccessful. The other two were installed successfully. The I used my T61P product code 6460-D8G to search for an updated driver on the Lenovo support. I was happy finding "Bluetooth Enhanced Data Rate Software II" for Windows Vista at this address -> http://www-307.ibm.com/pc/support/site.wss/document.do?lndocid=MIGR-70042 But if you go to the "Additional Information" you can see that "Support for the following systems has been dropped" and among others the T61P is listed - "For those models listed above, please use the old version" - and as I already use that version I get no help from Lenovo. My Vista system recognized my problem and suggests me to download an updated driver from here -> http://www.broadcom.com/support/license.php?file=SetupBtwDownloadSE.exe (the adapter is from Broadcom) but this driver will not be accepted by my system. I think it is astonishing and a pity to experience that a... Read more

Answer:T61P Bluetooth, iPhone - missing driver - Lenovo supports no more - please HELP me!

 Sorry to be a "me too" but I'm in the same boat, and want the notification if Lenovo fixes this problem...  

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Hello, ich suche fr windows 7 einen Wifi Treiber fr Lenovo IdeaCentre A740!Der Treiber von Lenovo funktioniert nicht!  Bitte Helfen!!! Helloi just looking for Windows 7 a Wifi-Driver for LenovoCentre A740!The original driver from the Lenovo-Website wont work! Pleas Help!   

Answer:Lenovo IdeaCentre A740 - Wifi Driver Windows 7 missing

hello! i have the same problem. wifi doesn't work.do you have a solution on windows 7?thanks.

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Camera is not working after upgrading from windows 8.1 to windows 10. Camera App shows "We can't find your camera" with error code- 0xA00F4244(C00DABE0) "  "imaging devices" category is missing in device manager. I downloaded the driver from this link - lenovo pcsupport.I tried to install the camera driver manually in device manager. After restart , system crashed with "system thread exception" (blue screen). Maybe the driver is corrupted or not compatible. Camera app showing errorMissing Imaging device category  other options i tried,1) troubleshooting hardware and devices category - No issues.2) Checking camera privacy - its "ON". Plz check/address the issue of the driver - link to driver .Help me with the solution. 

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I have been experiencing a few misc problems with this laptop and I am well aware that it is dying but I would like to know if any of this I can do a quick fix to help holding off till I finally can afford my gaming rig. 1. Restarting and shutting down can cause all audio and brightness control to no longer work. Usually after a a little while videos stop playing as well when audio goes out. Restarts usually a guarantee to do this when not fixing something. I go to device manager and unistall the audio parts and restart to fix that. I manually install a different driver to get my brightness control back whenever it stops working. I used to have this issue with my mic but that turned out to be damage from switching to windows 10 and back which is fixed now. 2. Background returned to windows 10 default as windows 8.1 . This only happened once but my background randomly changed from my game character to windows 10 default. Original picture was even missing from where I placed it. Re-downloaded and hasn't reverted back to windows 10 default background so far. Mostly curious if the picture randomly corrupted. 3. Random things in recycling bin. I randomly noticed StarCraft2 saves in my recycling bin. The problem is I had to google the game to even know what it is. Only thing I came up with is that maybe it's the account I'm using though I may be an idiot when it comes to this. As a handme down laptop I never bothered making a new profile and use it when logging in to... Read more

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Got this notebook two days ago and tried to use the tablet mode. I realized that the touch screen wasn't working and went to check the device manager only to find out that the HID compliant touch screen driver is missing. While checking, I noticed that Wacom device driver also could not start as well (Code 10). Does anyone have a clue as to what is going on? I really would like to use the tablet mode of this laptop instead of having to return it due to the touch screen not working.

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Running Gobi 4000 card, where do I find the Windows 8.1 64bit compatible vesion of the Lenovo GPS application? Is this build into Win 8.1? JIM

Answer:Lenovo GPS on X230 with Win 8.1?

I installed WIN7 drivers to and software for this - works fine (I have Win8.1). But Lenovo has not made software version for win8 or 8.1.





X230T / i5/ 240GB SSD/ 16GB RAM/ WIN8.1 PRO

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Question: New Lenovo X230

Hello, We are getting our new Lenovo X230 soon.   Unfortunately it has Windows 7 Home Edition.   If we have a DVD with Windows 7 professional, how hard would it be to upgrade? Should we reformat the whole drive?    Thanks!













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Answer:New Lenovo X230

You can do two things: 1. Go to Windows Anytime Upgrade and purchase the Pro feature. This is the easiest way to upgrade, but it costs a small amount to do this. 2. Try booting from the Windows 7 DVD and see if it will let you start it and install the upgrade. You will need the license key from the Windows 7 DVD to do this. ... JDH 

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HelloPlease help meI just plane to buy x230. Model 23243Q3Local shop tell me that this model have IPS but on some sites i see that 23243Q3 have TNHow o known what 230 has IPS and what TN Thanks

Answer:Lenovo x230. Ips or Tn. How to known?

Hi, Makc_by, and welcomex230 laptop with MTM 23243Q3 has TN panel:FRU 93P5669 - 12.5HD TN, Samsung LTN125AT01.Its possible substitutions, TN also:FRU 93P5671 - AUO B125XW01 V0FRU 93P5673 - LG LP125WH2-TLB1Do not trust the 3rd party stores in terms of laptop specifications.

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just got an x230 thinkpad, 2320LFG configuration. the description at Lenovo support website is as follows: ThinkPad X230 (2320-LFG)i5-3230M(3.2GHz), 4GB RAM, 500GB 7200rpm HD, 12.5in 1366x768 LCD, Intel HD Graphics, Intel 802.11agn wireless, WWAN, Bluetooth, 1Gb Ethernet, UltraNav, Secure Chip, Fingerprint reader, Camera, 6c Li-Ion, No preload Actually, there is no WWAN card in the notebook. How do I figure out if this is a mistake in description, or it is really factory fault?  





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Answer:X230 WWAN card missing

Hi,
 
Welcome to Lenovo Community Forums!
 
If Lenovo support page says WWAN, it means that your system is WWAN upgradeable. WWAN upgradable models have the SIM card slot and WWAN antennas installed from the factory. If you have WWAN antennas installed from the factory, probably you need to purchase a compatible WWAN card and install it to start using WWAN functionality.
 
Hope this clarified your query!
 
Best regards,
Mithun.





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Hello, I have foolishly uninstalled "On Screen Display" from Programs & Features, thinking it was some kind of junk/malware stuff.   This caused me to lose the brightness/volume on-screen display.  Duh! I tried to follow earlier instructions on how to bring it back... I installed Lenovo Power Management which brought the "On Screen Display" application back, or at least it is showing under Programs & Features again, but after rebooting, I still don't have on-screen display when pressing volume or brightness keys. What else can I do to bring it back? This is under W7 Home 64-bit. Thanks! 





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Answer:[X230] Missing on-screen display in W7

HiOSD is one of the tool Lenovo Hotkey Features Integration package includes. Get it on the Lenovo download page for your laptop model.

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I would wan to find out if I can install  mSATA SSD 128gb into the x230 and main harddrive as a storage?













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Answer:Lenovo Think Pad x230 and mSATA SSD

Hi, odessit
 
This should be possible. There is a slot for an mSATA drive in the X230, as shown here. Also shown in that link is that an mSATA is a user-replaceable part. After purchasing your SSD, then all you will need to do is install it per the instructions here (pp. 70) Also, you will likely need to download this firmware update after installing the drive. This will allow the BIOS to recognize the SSD if you plan to use it as the C: drive of the system. The update can be found here.
 
Hope it helps,
Adam





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Hi All! I'm sorry to sound like a bit of a newb here, but i'm looking for a little bit of assistance with my x230 laptop.  I bought the laptop back in september with windows 7 professional.  A couple months later, I upgraded to windows 8 only to not really like it too much and decide for now I want to revert back to Windows 7.  Not knowing what my options were, I installed Windows 7 Ultimate back on the machine through an external cd drive, but now I'm missing about 100gb from my main drive, I ordered a 500gb 7200 rpm drive but now I only have about 350 GB available after the clean install.  I wasn't too sure how the recovery options on the x230 worked.  I see that next to my main C drive, there is another drive there located "Recovery" It has about 75% of the disk space being taken up but there is absolutely nothing within the actual drive when I actually click it.  It's probably too late, but is there any way to actually take my laptop back to the way it was when I first bought it? I only ask because it seems there's something on that recovery drive but I just can't figure out what it is.  I would appreciate any help at all, I'm sorry for sounding like such a newb with this stuff!

Answer:Lenovo x230 Recovery

Hi, Flyerfan16
 
If you are viewing your drives in Disk Management, how big is the Recovery partition? The partitions from Lenovo are normally between 7 GB and 10 GB when the machine ships. If the original partition is still on the drive, then you should be able to recover to the settings when the machine was first purchased. 
 
You can attempt recovery by starting the machine as normal and then pressing Enter repeatedly to interrupt startup. A menu should then appear, with an option available to recover your system. Press the associated key for this action and then follow the prompts. If all works well, you should be able to go back to the way it was. If you choose this option, make sure to back up all files that you wish to keep that are currently on the system.
 
Hope it helps,
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I recently purchased an X230 thinkpad.I am having some issues, specifically;a. the screen is a yellowy colour - this seems to only be at night, not during the day!b. the right click on the bottom of the touchpad does not work conistently - sometimes it acts like a left click instead of a right click - this is incovenient as i do a lot of editing work in WordI ran a Linux check and these issues did not occur - so I think it may be software related - I am using Windows 10 Pro.Does any one have suggestions?thanks

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Hello,So, first of all, I'm not english, so I'm sorry for the following mistakes.Let's start.1 year ago I've bought a lenovo x230 netbook with Windows 8, intel core i7 + 8 gb ram + SSD. [still using these specs]Okay. After 1 month of usage, the display started to have some problems. From the left to right, the 3/7 part of the display is changing in all the colors while using. It depends on what color is the page opened. If it's white, this part of the display is black with some "running" white lines, if it's blue - red and so on.No problem ; acording to the warranty, the display has been changed. It was ok.Since august 2014 I didn't use the laptop again. I started using it in April 2015. In may, the display started to have that problem again, but I've read on your forum that I need to put the display on 60Hz and on High performance mode to fix it, and that's what I did. At the beggining of June, the problem was back, and it is still on 60Hz and high performance mode.3 days ago, my laptop started to make another problem ; CHARGING.It doesn't want to charge.  If I just plug in, it stays with the battery on 0%, and it doesn't open because of the missing electricity, but I've realised something. If I move the end of the charger [near the part which get into that yellow circle where the end of the charger must be, hope you understand] higher than 10-15 CMs it DOES charge.But now it doesn't charge even if I put it in the position I've said before. [by the way, in the... Read more

Answer:Some Lenovo X230 problems

EDIT:If I plug it in while it is running, it automatically puts on sleep, wakes up, sleeps, wakes up....

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 Just did shut down on my lenovo x230. When restarting the PC by pressing the power button, he looks like he is restarting, then nothing happens. Hardware buttons not active, screen is black. Nothing I can do... PC doesn't react to anything. Was working fine before shut down. What is wrong??? What can I do? Help!    

Answer:lenovo x230 - Does not boot!!!

fre_madrid,1. unplug power cable and battery, press and hold the power button during 30 sec, plug the battery and cable again, try to boot laptop.2. OR if you are familiar with disassembling of keyboard and palmrest do it, then unplug connector of small yellow battery under palmrest (near FPR) during several minuts. Assemble the laptop and try to boot. If laptop will boot go to BIOS setup, press F9 and save default settings, set and save your settings.If that actions will not resolve the issue I'm afraid you have to contact with Lenovo support.

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Question: Lenovo X230 setup

Hi, everyone,A quick question. I have an x230 on the way and am looking to set up my workspace in a specific way. Here is what I want: an external monitor that will allow me to move the cursor from the laptop screen to the other monitor. So, in essence, a dual monitor set-up but with the laptop screen as one of the monitors. I would also like to be able to use a Bluetooth keyboard and mouse while in this set-up. Do I need the UltraSeries 3 dock, or something else?Thanks!Parker

Answer:Lenovo X230 setup

Hi, Parker
 
You should be able to accomplish this without a docking station. The X230 supports a dual independent display and has a VGA port and a Mini DisplayPort. So if you have a monitor with one of these connections and hook it up to your laptop, then it should work. You will need to make sure that you Extend the display and not Duplicate it. Duplicate will give you the same image on both screens. You can just use Win + P to set it appropriately. 
 
As for the Bluetooth keyboard and mouse, you should have no issues here either. Provided Bluetooth is turned on in the system and you have compatible Bluetooth peripherals, it should work like a charm once they've been paired.
 
Hope it helps,
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Hello,Recently, I found out that Crucial has a 32GB DDR3 kit for laptops:Crucial says that it's not compatible with X230 because the X230 says that it supports up to 16GB of RAM. That was true when the X230 hit the streets, but not today.So, has anyone tried this combination?













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Answer:Lenovo X230 32GBRam

HiNo chance with original BIOS.

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Dear all, I jsut got a x240 and really liked the QuickConnect app from Lenovo, which works great for my job (I can use my Android phone as a remote presenter, keyboard, etc.). I was wondering if I can install quick connect in my x230. I know that Lenovo says it's only for the x240, but since it connects via Bluetooth, I don't see why it wouldn't work with the X230. Doe anyone have any experience with this? Thank you. R.





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I have updated my windows 8.1 to Windows 10 . But my intel HD graphics driver/Microsoft Basic Display Adapter is missing in the DeviceManager. How can I enable again the driver for using 3 displays(2 external monitors)?I have search for BIOS but the BIOS seems like doesn't have the option to choose Nvidia Optimus for switchable Display adapter. here is my Computer Specs and the Device Manager.I have tried to downlaod the Intel VGA driver from Lenovo IdeaPad Y400 page. But it shows this error. Does anyone can help me please?

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I just spent the last 4 days with my new ThinkPad trying to get the webcam working, and someone at work verified that I don't have one.  I am a bit upset about this since all the technical specs on lenovo.com for this model list a webcam as standard (not an option), and when I configured it online at lenovo.com, I was never presented with the option of including or not including the webcam.  Furthermore, the order acknowledgement did not mention the presence or absence of the webcam, so I assumed it was configured with one. I'm happy to send this unit back to get the lid replaced, but I'd be even happier if Lenovo just sent me a replacement at the same time that I returned this unit. What are my options?  Who do I talk to to resolve this? Has this happened to anyone else?  













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Answer:My new 2306CTO X230 ThinkPad is missing the webcam

Webcam is an option on some models, if you choose the 3X3 antenna, then the webcam option is hidden from you. You need to talk to Lenovo customer service and see whether there is anything that you can be worked out between the two parties.

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I have a Lenovo x230 laptop with an i7 processor that starts the second time. This means that when you first turn on, there is a black screen. The restart must be forced and then normally turns on. I tried to use an external screen, tricks with disconnecting the battery and pressing the switch, CMOS battery, RAM memory replacement - nothing did not succeed. On this motherboard, the service replaced the BIOS chips due to failure in the upgrade. They said that the computer would not work anyway. The computer, however, works, but after the second launch - which is annoying. I have updated the BIOS on my own, which did not solve the problem. Once the computer starts, it works very steadily and without problems. I have not found a similar case anywhere on the internet.

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HelloI have one question.From what I read it is impossible to replace the processor in X230, and here is my question, would it be possible to replace the entire motherboard with the processor for a stronger one?I care about this because I'm looking for a mobile laptop.

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Hi Sirs/Madams, Good Day. I would like to seek for your humble assistance if ever you have any idea on how to fix the whole plate of the x230 keyboard. What happend was accidentally I spilt a huge amount of coffer in my unit. i immediately placed my laptop upside down to run any liquid in the keyboard, how ever after a couple of hours, i cannot use it any more. when I tried to swithed it off, and try to switch-on; no avail. Will there be any chance that i can still recover the whole keyboard? since i tried to use other keyboard (same model) and it worked. also the power button does not function anymore.  Thanks thanks

Answer:keyboard Fix lenovo thinkpad X230

Hi,
 
Welcome to Lenovo Community Forums!
 
I?m sorry to hear that you spilled coffee on your Lenovo ThinkPad X230 and afterwards, the keyboard stopped functioning.
 
Refer the hardware maintenance manual of X230 to understand how to perform installation and disassembly of hardware components.
 
Hope this helps!
Best regards,
Mithun.





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i can not find the card wwan,but is detected my laptop: 













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Answer:h5321 on Lenovo x230, where is this card?

HiWhat do you mean "can't find", exactly? Where is that card placed? On the laptop systemboard, in the combo msata+wwan slot, under palmrest (almost under FPR).

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Dear lenovo, My lenovo x230 has just started to give wierd 'band' on the display I have a 12.5" Premium HD (1366x768) LED Backlit Display. The lenovo was bought in June 2013. I have attached the relevant pictures. I can tilt the screen to a few positions where the band does not appear, it begins to appear when I move the screen. Is it only a wire/connection issue or will I have to replace the entire LED panel ? http://s18.postimg.org/op9qexa09/IMG_20140720_190452.jpg Thank you ;-) DVartak 













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Answer:Lenovo X230 screen problems

Hi Dvartak,
 
Welcome to Lenovo Community!
 
As per the query we understood that you are facing the issue with Lines on Display on ThinkPad X230.
 
As per the image which was provided, it seems that the issue might be with LCD connector or with LCD cable. Visit the nearby service center get it fixed.
 
Click here to open a link where you can select the country and get the exact contact support number of your region. I?m sure they will be a great help.
 
Hope this helps!
 
Best regards,
Hemanth Kumar





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Hi,I've bought used laptop X230. After the Windows 7 64-bit system instalation with the all drivers update I can't start the webcam. I can see it on the Device Manager. Even if I remove it from the DM it istlals the devvice again, but still the webcam doesn't work. I've also instal the latest webcam driver manualy with no effect. When I start Fn+F6 I can see only the voice settings. What could it be?













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Answer:Lenovo X230 non-working webcam

HiInstall Lenovo Communications Utility.

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How to fix it? Been reading all the problem here but it didn't help me. It suddenly happen when I try to power on the Laptop. Been using it for 2 years this only happen now please help.

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I've bought the Lenovo X230 with the broken battery (the PM showes 68% charging and no more, asks for the battery replacement). I've tried 3 different good-working batteries from X220 which were supposed to work on X230, but they don't. When starting the laptop with that battery, it stops with the information:" The battery installesd is not supported by this system and will not charge. Please replace the battery with the correct Lenovo battery for this system. Press the ESC to continue".  And after pressing the ESC key, it starts to work, but the PM still writes that the battery is not correct and it doesn't charge. What could it be?

Answer:Lenovo x230 battery problem

Hi,x230 doesn't support the batteries of old 29 series (x220 did). Only hw protected batteries 44 series are being supported by x230 (and 19+ series, external).Batteries of 29 series can only be discharged in x230.Try to perform the original (x230's) battery reset using Lenovo power manager feature.

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I've bought Lenovo X230 without the complete LCD screen and cover for the one.I've got a question: can I use the complete LCD screen from Lenovo X220 with the inverter, webcam and the rest of the cables for the one? 

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Realized I posted this in the wrong place and it really belongs here I decided to look around to make sure my computer was even able to run an external GPU and found I have hit a wall. I flashed my BIOS to the newest version (like 2.67 or something?) but my TOLUD is 3.5 GB (dfa00000). I thought the BIOS update was supposed to fix this? I only have 8GB of RAM so the 16GB problem shouldn't affect me either? Anyone know what might be wrong?When reading some forums I saw that people who updated their BIOS were able to fix their problem as long as they only had 8 gigs of ram, which is why im confused I still have DFA00000. Will it still work regaurdless of this? I thought the update was supposed to fix this.

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I have a Lenovo ThinkPad X230 (which I love dearly) and have a few question about ports and booting.  I would first like to verify that the port on the left side of the laptop directly above one of the USB ports is indeed an ExpressCard 54.  I have searched the web, but have yet to find a definite answer, and my user manual simply stated "ExpressCard."  Furthermore, I would like to know if it is possible to boot an operating system from said port using an ExpressCard 34 SSD (64GB).  I have the intention of installing openSUSE 12.3 to the potential SSD and be able to boot from it.  I greatly appreciate any help.  I  would post an image of said port, but I am being told the image file is much too large.













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Answer:Lenovo ThinkPad X230 Expresscard Help

Yes, this slot is indeed for the Expresscard and no, unfortunately you cannot boot from it.

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Dear support, My Thinkpad X230 (NZD78MH 12.5", 3520M, 180GB, W7) recently started to frequently overheat. It happens during rather normal operation, such as browsing the internet or playing video on youtube. This causes the fan to run on maximum capacity and computer processes to slow down significantly.  As the image shows below, taken after playing a random youtube video, temperatures of ~103C are typical.  Should I have it serviced? Please help. Best regards, Matthias  

Answer:Lenovo X230 overheating problem

Hi,definitely, yes. Laptop should be serviced.Or disassemble it yourself and replace thermal compaund between CPU and heatsink.

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i have upgraded  X230 harddrive and installed OS from Backup, my fingerprint did work fine after upgrade for 3 month after that fingerprint just started giving error  E7210005 (cannot enrolluser, cannot update passport, cannot find finger print sensor), but in the device mananger panel it show that it is workng properly, when i open biometrics in control panel it shows that my device is not availabe.(i have also allowed fingerprint port in the bios). i reinstalled windows, update finger print drivers and software (from lenovo and also tried the ones from original manufacture-Authen tech). i tried to change the group policy setting, and also created new user wit admin privillages and also enabled all the sevice settings. but the problem error remains the same, it has been a moth now trying to search for solution but still nothing has come up. wat worries me is that the device manger shows that the FP device is working properly 













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Answer:Lenovo X230 FingerPrint Error

If you re-installed Windows and this problem still happens, I'd say there's a strong possibility that your fingerprint sensor has failed and needs to be replaced.  Even if the device looks OK in Device Manager, this really doesn't mean much.  All it means is that Windows can talk to the USB device that hosts the fingerprint sensor, but the fingerprint sensor itself could still be malfunctioning.
 
Some things that can help confirm hardware problem:
1.  Shut the system off, does fingerprint green LED flash slowly?  If so it means that the sensor contains some fingerprint templates so lets try to clear them.
2.  Turn the system on and press F1 to enter BIOS setup
3.  Go to the Security menu and choose Fingerprint, then clear the fingerprint sensor.  You should see a message about success or failure.  Failure definitely means HW problem.
4.  If you see a message about success clearing the fingerprint sensor from BIOS, then shut the system off again.  The green LED should not be flashing anymore because you cleared the sensor in BIOS.  If the green LED still flashes, then it means HW problem because the fingerprint templates were not really cleared.
 
So try the above steps to try to confirm the HW problem, or just call service in your country and request help.

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Hey guys I bought new lenovo x230 laptop few months ago. I installed eset nod 32 antivirus few days ago, and it found few "threats" in my computer. I dont remember either i deleted or did something with these files, but after that computer didnt connect to the internet. I use wifi 24/7 in my home. Once  i got connection and opened chrome (or IE) it suddenly appeared blue screen and it said something about tcpip.sys. I googled the problem and got different answers but i need you help guys. Skype is working fine but i cant access to the net with chrome and IE ( i dont have mozilla)I added two photos also:http://www.upload.ee/image/3954635/photo_1.JPGhttp://www.upload.ee/image/3954639/photo_2.JPG Thanks!

Answer:Lenovo x230 Blue screen tcpip.sys

Hello and welcome,
 
I'm on DSL today (1.5mbps) and that's way too slow to view those pictures.  Can you resize them or maybe just post in text what they say.
 
Even on my cable connection it would take a very long time to see those things. I can't tell if it's just gigantic images or a slow server on your end since I can't download them to check the sizes.
 
Z.

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Hello all, I have serious network configuration issue (including both, WiFi and Ethernet).When I enter IPv4 configuration, next time I open again the configuration page, the settings are put into automatic mode (so no pre-entered IPs there). But ipconfig shows the entered IPs. Some times ipconfig also show 3 or 4 different gateways, but opening the Network adapters configuration page, all is set to automatic, so I put it into manual mode, then again to automatic mode and disable + enable adapter, then it'll go to dhcp.This issue is really annoying, I had it before the clean install, it worked some time after reinstall, but now the issue came back again. Using Windows 8.1 ProAll drivers are up-to-date. Any help is really, really appriciated,Thanks in advance,Kunnar

Answer:Lenovo x230 Network configuration issue

IP addresses, gw are the same (or from the range) every time?Group Plolicy? AD? Trojan (virus)?

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Hello fellows,I got a huge problem with my X230, after 5 Minutes on the dock it gets so hot that it starts lagging and running very unstable.  I am not really happy the ultra dock was quite expensive and is not usable. I think the problem occurs because the dock completely covers the fan.What can I do to work on it again?X230 23252EG

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I bought my Thinkpad X230 about a year ago and the chrome sticker for the letter e slightly broke off when I was cleaning the lid. I didn't mind it too much at first, but now that I will be having the front bezel replaced (it cracked), I would also like to fix up that logo. I saw on some forum posts that Lenovo started to give people who had an issue like this some replacement stickers, and I was wondering if I could also get a replacement lenovo logo sticker for mine?This is one of the forum post that they mentioned about giving replacement logo stickers: http://forums.lenovo.com/t5/IdeaPad-S-series-Netbooks/Lenovo-Chrome-Sticker-Logo-Falling-Off/td-p/10...Thanks!

Answer:Replacement Lenovo Chrome Sticker For X230?

Hello,
 
In the past I have had good results locating replacement stickers on eBay for various computers.
 
Regards,
 
Aryeh Goretsky
 

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I just received a new compay issues computer: x230 running Windows Pro 64 bit, Office 2010 and an SSD.  Unfortunately, out of the box the pointing devices, either the ultranav or an external mouse and keyboard (MSFT Sculpt), suffer from auto clicking and inability to input text...the text writes over itself...cursor moves forward and then backspaces on itself. The external keyboard worked fine when tested on other notebooks at home.  I did unistall the MSFt keyboard SW on the x230 to see if that made a difference.  Nope.  My IT team remotely updated all drivers, etc. So, everthing system-wise is up to date.  They seemed to have fixed it for about an hour, then it went back to this behavior, including opening multiple instances of applications on its own. The PC is unusable. Thoughts? Halfcalf18

Answer:New Lenovo x230 Pointer & Keyboard Issues

The touchpad is defective. If you have an external mouse, try to disable it (either in BIOS or OS) while you get a replacement.

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Hi Everyone, I have Lenovo ThinkPad X230, that came with windows 7 preinstalled, as i have VLA from microsoft, i wanted to upgrade to windows 8.1. I did the clean install, set the bios correctly, enabled secure boot, installed with no problems at all, however after installation of system update, it cant find any updates, all other software and drivers are still missing. It found more updates for win 8, but still not all of them. Please help me! I have this laptop few days already, and still didnt get to use it propperly, as i try to get system update to work.. Windows 8.1 PRO x64ThinkPad x2302325 no9 Upgraded RAM to 8GB, HDD to 250 GB 7200 RPM. Just to clarify, i know system update works fine on my network, as my X200 Tablet with windows 7 x64 gets all of them, so it is not a network issue. Regards Lukas

Answer:Windows 8.1 - Lenovo system update X230

There has been a delay in getting the Windows 8.1 content for SystemUpdate; please see following link.
 
http://forums.lenovo.com/t5/Windows-8-and-8-1/Windows-8-1-Lenovo-system-update/m-p/1281475#M4474
 
Drivers are available for download on the X230 Driver Matrix;
 
http://support.lenovo.com/en_US/research/hints-or-tips/detail.page?&DocID=HT073834

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I apologize for my english in advance.
Yesterday I update my laptop to Windows 8.1(full specifications are available in my profile).
Then I noticed the following: The icon of DVD drive was changed and:
"Drive is powered off. To turn on the optical drive, press the eject button on the optical drive".
After pressing the DVD drive is powered on, but after few minutes it powered off again.

Thanks in advance for the help.

Answer:DVD drive is powered off, Lenovo X230, Windows 8.1 64 bit

i think thats normal behavour , it will work when ever you need to use it ,can you right click on the icon and click on eject to open it [i cant check mine right now on iam my mac]almost positive mine is like that

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Hi all,Apologies if I've missed this elsewhere - new to the forums so still learning to navigate.As background, machine type listed below:X230 Laptop (ThinkPad) - Machine Type 2325, Model BA6As I see it I'm having two separate issues here but they may well be linked: Recent Windows 10 updates are making the taskbar fully ineffective - I note this is fairly common and have tried the powershell route to check updates to no avail; curious to know what the advice here generally is, if X230 is no good with Windows 10 or is there something specific I should be doing to rectify this.This weekend, my laptop has developed a habit whereby the sound and video playback stops working suddenly. On boot-up it's fine but after a while, I can't listen to music or watch videos at all. Bit alarmed about this but suspect it may be linked to the thunderstorm on Thursday (based in London...), given I woke up to realise the powerboard on my TV had also gone. My laptop is within warranty so hopefully if it's hardware related, I would hope this is covered - in truth, I was reassured about the Lenovo warranty but have never had cause to use it at home or work over the last 6 years of using Lenovos.Any help or guidance would be massively appreciated!Kind regards,Bal

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I called Lenovo and got my Windows 8 recovery disc shipped out free of charge ten minutes later. I have a case number to prove it! This is so awesome.I didn't say anything except that I didn't know why windows won't start, I didn't know why recovery wont start, and I needed my discs so that I could get things working again. That's the last time I let my mischievious daughter play with my laptop before I get it all set up. The guy on the phone thought that was pretty funny... Thank you, Lenovo! You guys are so very helpful!

Answer:Lenovo sent me a Windows 8 recovery disc for my x230!

Hi ariaxu,Thanks for taking time to make this post. It means a lot.I'm glad that you finally have your machine recovered. Cheers,Cleo

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Hi: I have an unknown dervice shown in the device manager. I have tried updating the driver but it did not work. Please tell me what is this devce and where do I get the driver?


























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HelloI have a Lenovo ThinkPad X230 with windows 10 manually installed.It doen't have any unknown devices in device manager, i install all drivers.As is clear, This laptop have a sim card slot under battery and i insert my sim card into it.The Problem is that i don't know how to i connect to sim card internet.Thanks

Answer:How to use sim card internet on Lenovo X230 with windows 10

Hello and welcome to the forumIs there a wwan modem inserted in the laptop? As it's not new laptop, you should check it out under keyboard & palmrest.

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I want to be able to boot my X230 in UEFI only (CSM off). Lenovo media for X230 does not seem to be UEFI bootable, so I boot it with CSM on. The Recovery program asks about the GPT or MBR partitioning with the explanation that with GPT it will be bootable in UEFI only. But when I reboot after recovery and turn CSM off, the "Starting Windows" screen freezes endlessly. There is some hdd activity, but no Windows are loaded.Any clue what went wrong and how to fix it? Thanks.

Answer:X230: win 7 x64 in uefi using lenovo recovery media

You need to enable CSM when ever booting to external devices, so that is normal.     The difference between GPT and MBR is that the newer GPT is more robust, secure and allows more partitions and better error recovery, but both should work.   If you press and hold down the [F8] key, and then turn on the comptuter, do you get the option to boot in to Safe Mode, and if so can you boot in to Safe Mode, or Safe Mode with Networking? I presume that you are recoverying due to a prior problem, so more informaiton on why you were recovering may be helpful. Best of luck    

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Dear Sirs, Right after Win10 login I start to get this Error message. How to solve this problem?"there is a problem starting"and right under "is not a valid Win32 application" Here is how it looks like - error Any answers will go, Thank you













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Answer:Lenovo X230, CustomEventMonitor.dll "there is a problem starting"

Hi uaguy, and welcome to the Lenovo User Community!
 
Try uninstalling then reinstalling ThinkPad Settings Dependency.
 
Hope this helps!

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Hello, So recently I've noticed that I am unable to adjust the brightness of my Lenovo x230 display.  The Fn+F8/F9 hotkeys do absolutely nothing.  All other hotkeys work without issue. I change the brightness in Lenovo Power Manager, apply, and no change.  This applies to both AC and battery power. Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated! Mike Edit:  Fixed by installing Windows 8.  I guess it's about time I get used to it!

Answer:Lenovo x230 - how to adjust screen brightness?

What you could've tried before was installing the Hotkey driver.





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Okay, this is quite a long topic name^^ Actually, the problem is the following:I shutdown my X230 (Xubuntu is installed) and wait until it is shut down. The notebook lid is still opened and i press on the release button of my docking station. Suddenly the notebook boots up again and tries to boot over PXE...Sounds like a **bleep**, doesn't it? Does anyone experience the same issues? Best regards,betatester

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My friend owns a spare Lenovo X230 with Intel i5-3210M CPU and I own a Lenovo X220 with Intel i5-2430M CPU. My X220 have a terrible Intel HD 3000 Graphics installed and I like the performance boost the Intel HD 4000 can give me. Since my friend have no need of his X230 (he have an Alienware 17), he said that if I can find a way to exchange CPUs between these two computers, I can, provided that the X230 still works with my 2430M CPU afterwards. So I would like to know is it possible to exchange CPUs between these 2 computers but1. NOT losing all data2. I can do it myself with a screwdriverWe don't really care about the ports except for the USBs and headphones. So if some ports have to be rendered useless, it's fine by us.Any help, tips or instructions would be gladly appreciated. Thanks!













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Answer:Exchanging CPUs for Lenovo X230 and X220

Hi and welcomeCPUs ot both laptops are soldered to the systemboard. Their replaicement needs special equipment (soldering station) and skills.

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I have a Lenovo X230, running Kubuntu 14.04. When I disconnect the slice battery at the bottom the system resets, it's very annoying. What's worse is that it seems like jostling the system, also can cause it to power cycle. I don't really have a need to remove the slice battery very often, but essentially if I put the laptop into standby, and put it in by laptop knapsack, the system is off after I get where I'm going. Thoughts? I saw somewhere that allegedly, when you unlock the battery, some thinkpad utility gets notified to switch the power, I wonder if the hotplug is a software only solution, and not doable in standby. Steve Ramage 

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Hi: I am trying to connect my android Motorola G phone with my lenovo X230 laptop through USB but the phone is not recognized. Could some please help me with this? Thanks!

Answer:Android phone not recognized on Lenovo X230

Part 1. How to Connect Android to PC in USB ModeStep 1: Connect your Android phone into computer using a USB cable. You can use the same cable that you use to charge it.Step 2: Tap the ?USB? option from the Notification Panel on your Android device, then select ?MTP? mode.Step 3: Wait while the driver is installed, then open the ?Computer/This PC?, you?ll find your Android device.The procedure above is a normal connection between Android device and PC. If there is anything abnormal during your operation, you can try the tips in part 4. Please note, there is still one more step before the transfer and recovery tool can recognize your device. Just follow the steps in part 2 and 3 to proceed. Part 2. Enable USB Debugging on Different Android OS VersionOnly when USB debugging is turned on, can Android phone be recognized by development tools. The primary function of this mode is to facilitate a connection between an Android device and a computer with Android SDK (Software Development Kit). Phones running on different versions of Android OS have different ways to enable USB debugging mode. Please check the Android version of your phone first: Settings > About Phone > Android version.Detailed Steps on How to Enable USB Debugging on Different Android Versions: A. For Android 4.2 and above versions:Go to Settings > About Phone > navigate to Build Number > tap Build Number for seven times. Afterwards, a message will appear informing that you are now a... Read more

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My Lenovo x230 tablet is not connecting to wireless connection but its connecting to LAN network.I have installed all needed device drivers.

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My Lenovo x230 tablet is not connecting to wireless connection but its connecting to LAN network.I have installed all needed device drivers.

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Hi. I've got an x230 with Windows 10 installed(Build 10240) and have bought a bluetooth bdc (FRU 60Y3305) and installed it into the laptop. Device manager is unable to see the bluetooth chip before or after I've instlled any of the drivers. I have tried a number of different driver packages. Some have come back with windws saying that "Broadcom Bluetooth Software doesn't work on this version of windows" and one that a number of people seem to have got working said that it couldn't detect any Broadcom Bluetooth hardware. I have a feeling that this isnt going to work  but some people on the internet seem to have got it to work!? Has andybody got any info on this? Thanks













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Answer:Lenovo X230 + bluetooth + Windows 10 issues.

Hi and welcome, Lloydie_htfcMake sure BT card is enabled in the BIOS Setup - Security menu - I/O Port Access. Then you shold see some Brodcom BT card related item in the Device Manager, at least as a hidden/unknown one.

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Description of problem: at some point when playing audio, sound will cut out. The levels will still be moving on the mixer, but no sound will come through the speakers or sound jack. It seems that soon after I've closed all sound-producing applications, sound returns. I am 50-75% sure that this is strictly a sound jack issue, as I don't remember being able to reproduce the issue without the sound jack being active when the audio drops out. Frequently, bumping my headphones' cord seems to cause the problem, but other times, the problem seems to happen on a click, a loud sound, or seemingly nothing at all.

I am unsure of how to reliably reproduce the problem, so it is difficult to diagnose whether or not the problem can be reproduced when the sound jack is not active. This isn't common use for me...

Origin: Appeared mid-October, around the same time I had upgraded to the newest drivers (where the old ones were from earlier than May 2013). All were downloaded through the Lenovo website and/or Lenovo's System Update utility, with the exception of the Intel graphics drivers, which were downloaded through the Intel website. At this point, I was running Windows 8, not Windows 8.1. I installed Windows 8.1 recently, and the problem remains.

What I've tried: disabling drivers, reinstalling drivers, disabling sound effects, disabling audio application overrides...

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Answer:Lenovo x230, Windows 8 and 8.1: Sound Cutting Out

Update: The problem has been reproduced without the headphone jack being active.

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I have a 4 year old Lenovo Thinkpad X230 computer.  Since I upgraded to Windows 10 (two years ago?) my computer has randomly shut off with no warning.  There doesn't seem to be a pattern with regard to when or how this happens.  The computer starts normally every time.  This can happen upwards of 5 or 6 times in an hour (although sometimes it can go several days without shutting off). In the last year (since June 2016), the computer has been evaluated by three different technicians on three different occasions (June, October, January).  Each found no hardware issues, no issues with fuzz/dust, no obvious software issues, no malware or other viruses.  Personally, I have explored the answer on the internet and fiddled with the settings relating to sleep mode (among other suggestions) and nothing seems to have worked.  I recently was advised to revert to the original windows 10, undoing all the updates and additional installations that I've put on the computer.  I did this, and miraculously it helped (although it still shut off twice since then.  This was in February).  In the last two weeks, I was forced to upgrade back to normal and the problem has returned.  Additionally, the first person who looked at my computer (back in June 2016), told me that this was aparently a common problem with Windows 10 and that the only way to fix it was to revert to Windows 8.   I would like to not have to do this, if poss... Read more

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I had to reload several Thinkpad X230 (Model: 2306CTO) computers, and I have searched high and low and cannot find this driver...  Can anyone help me out?I have until this next thursday to find them.

Answer:SM Bus Controller Driver? X230

It is very likely part of Intel Chipset drivers http://support.lenovo.com/en_US/research/hints-or-tips/detail.page?&DocID=HT073834





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Question: x230 mouse driver

Evenlog shows that the install of the driver service SynTP is installed and then the mouse driver changes. Does anyone know what prompts the SynTP service to be installed? I would like to use the windows driver for my mouse, but it updates itself every couple days. thanks-j.

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I installed a new SSD in my X230 and I also just upgraded to win8 (clean install) on the SSD. Overall the system is working very  except I can't get a Lenovo battery meter/gauge in the lower right part of the task bar (only the Microsoft version is displayed). I did go to Lenovo's driver website and downloaded the Lenovo Power Management Device (geku09ww.exe) but that did not resolve the problem. Seems to me that the Power Management device software is not working correctly in the Win 8 environment as I can't seem to find any of its utilities after the install. Any help on how to resolve this?  Thanks,Majesus

Answer:Battery Meter Missing on Newly Installed Win 8 X230 machine

'evening...
welcome to the community.
 
the battery metter you remember came with Lenovo's ThinkVantage Power Manager. there is no version available for Windows 8. this thread in the Windows 8 forum: http://forums.lenovo.com/t5/Windows-8/ThinkPad-software-for-Windows-8/td-p/899865
announced this, along with other applets that are deprecated in favor of built-in Windows 8 capabilities.
 
hope this helps to clarify.

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Hi.
 
I recently ran Lenovo's solution center - Hardware check up and received to warnings for Video Card Stress test and local connection test.
 
For video test: Result code is: WVC00V000-WJOZSI
 
For Network test: Result code is:  WWF00F00-WJOZSI
 
So, what is wrong with my computer? Mine is Thinkpad X230 Tablet. 3434 CTO
 
Thank you.
 
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Answer:X230 Lenovo Solution Center: Warning sign

Hello. Any help??Thank you

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i have a lenovo x230 and its stuck on a screen and all it says it boot menu.  Any help would be great thanks 

Answer:Lenovo Thinkpad x230 stuck on boot menu

I would need to see it to be sure, but my guess is that the hard disk was logically damaged.  That means the boot record or partition information was wiped out.  It could also be a disk hardware error.  Do you have a backup?

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Touch screen, pen, and usb/bluetooth imputs work fine but the trackpad stops working several seconds after bootup/log in. I've removed and reinstalled the latest lenovo trackpad drivers which fixes the problem for several seconds and then the trackpad/touch pad stop working again. After every restart again they work for a few seconds and then stop. Are there any other possible sollutions? 

Answer:Lenovo X230 tablet Thinkpad/trackpad not functioning

welcome to the community!
 
please check to make sure your trackpad is not disabled in your bios.
 
for reference, on my t60p, i have the trackpad disabled in bios because i never use it ( trackpoint evangelist here ). regardless, when i'm at the windows 7 login screen, my trackpad is active. as soon as i'm logged in and i've got a windows desktop, the trackpad is inactive. i'm not sure why i have that small window where it works, but there it is, fwiw.
 
cheers.

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Hi, My Thinkpad X230 tablet screen is not truning on.  It just shows the dark blank screen.The power button is on, all other indicators are green.I have tried removing the battery, holding Fn button etc. Can someone help to resolve this issue please.. Thank You. 

Answer:Lenovo Thinkpad X230 Tablet - Display Problem

If it is under warranty, call for service, rather than dealing with it. The first step is to unplug it and remove the battery. Press the power button 5 times, holding it for 10 seconds on the last push. Put it back together; plug it in, and try again.

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When I took my computer off my desk the other day in order to carry it to my work, I found out that the lid had cracked, just underneath the Lenovo brand name, so the front part of the lid comes off and I can see the screen between. I went into my local Lenovo ThinkCenter and asked them to repair this problem, but they said this kind of damage is not covered by the warranty. I stand by it that this is a case of material weakness and it ought to be covered. The product simply doesn't correspond to what is promised. Also, I'm afraid that the crack may have caused one of the WiFi antennas to break, besides further impacting the structural integrity of the computer. The computer had never fallen, been hit nor has any it been exposed to any kind of impact. It is also only 2 months old. Of course, this is hard to prove, but there are no other signs of damage on the exterior, which would be the case if it had indeed fallen. And this is a Thinkpad, they're supposed to be able to withstand a certain degree of impact anyway. My X200 went through some seriously rough jungle and never had any problem. The reason I had bought another Thinkpad after my X200 - despite a below-average screen resolution and an above-average price - was their superior customer support. If my issue is not dealt with properly, if it cannot be repaired for free and within a couple of working days, this will be my last ever Lenovo. These are business machines and when you pay for 3 years of internat... Read more

Answer:X230 lid cracked: material weakness - Lenovo won't repair

My thinkpad W530 had similar problem, had you solved your problems?

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Hello,  Lenovo or Lenovo Users  I have a few problems with my Lenovo X230 Laptop-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1.Every time when i'm pressing Win + L to lock my account for windows. It will go smoothly to the lock screen and when I return to my laptop. And I press ctrl + alt + del  to unlock the laptop it's going to a blue screen and the mouse is still visible and I can move it around. ( The laptop is not crashing it is not a BSOD ) its just go's to a blue screen and then I must restart the Laptop if I want to use it again have someone the same issues?  And is there a solution for this problem? And i meant the background screen color of qquestion  ( 3. ) with blue screen -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 2.And when I'm starting a application in Windows 8 and not 8.1  it's starts. And then I will close automatically there our no errors or problems will be displayed in a box or something like that  someone have the same problems and is there a solution for this problem? --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------3.end i have another problem with login in to win... Read more

Answer:Lenovo x230: Problems with Login and Startup of programs

What is this people no body can help me with my problem. What is this for a crappie forum if nobody wants to help me or will give some tips to solve my problems  #fFail

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Hi there I posted this on another forum, but thought it might get more of a response on the lenovo forum, so apologies if anyone has read this before.I need a new laptop soon, my T60 is on its last legs, but has lasted a great length of time. I am considering buying either the x220 or the x230, but I live in the UK and the X230 is only available with 2 processor options, the i5 3210 or else the i7. The latter makes it considerably more expensive and probably is too much for what I need. Lenovo is also not letting me upgrade the screen from the default option, as the upgrade is the 3 x 3 antenna (?) so I can't get the webcam.I was originally going to really spec up the 220 and go for that, but I have heard about screen warping problems (my other half has a t400s and has been plagued by the chassis cracking at the palm rests) so I want to avoid that. I know all the other major X220 problems such as throttling have been fixed, one of the benefits of getting a tried and tested machine.I guess my question really is which one should I buy... I am not a gamer, I will be using it for running SPSS, a statistics package; watching movies and streaming etc.Would I be better getting the sale price on the 220 now or do I wait to see if the x230 has more configurations for the uk in the next couple of months? (does lenovo usually increase the options for configuration?) I don't want to lost a good deal on the 220.What do I do? I am very confused!Many thanks for your helpAlison

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Answer:X230 options in the UK - does lenovo release more choices for configuration?

alisonkay wrote: I was originally going to really spec up the 220 and go for that, but I have heard about screen warping problems I think the X220 and X230 use exactly all the same screen parts, and therefore susceptible to the same problems. I've had my X220 for over a year and haven't had any warping problem.

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Hello, I recently purchased x230 with Windows 8.I installed Ubuntu 12.0 (attempting to dual boot).  Unfortuantely, Windows 8 is no longer accessible(UEFI error comes up on boot), the restore partition is also corrup ("required partition cannot be found").I attempted to install win 8 PRO that I purchased from scratch.  It failes because the Windows 8 key embedded into the EFI doesn't match the new Windows 8 PRO that I have on DVD. I chatted with Lenovo support, asking to purchase restore DVDs for my laptop - I was told that it's not possible (after going thorugh a couple of people and wasting 1.5 hours on chat_ Please provide some support as it is unacceptable that I cannot install clean version of WIndows 8 and the restore disks are not available from Lenovo. Thank You. 

Answer:Lenovo support - options for recovering Windows 8 on new X230

Unfortunately, win 8 doesn't support dual boot in native or not tweaked mode.Try this tool:http://support.lenovo.com/en_US/diagnose-and-fix/detail.page?LegacyDocID=LENV-DIAGS#uefi

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