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Edge E430 - Which Wireless Cards are Compatible ?

Question: Edge E430 - Which Wireless Cards are Compatible ?

Really tired of that disgusting broadcom BCM4313 in my laptop that doesn't allow me to connect, or frequently disconnect from every connection, or connect in 1-2 mins... Can you tell me which DECENT cards i can plug in levono thinkpad edge e430 ?

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Answer: Edge E430 - Which Wireless Cards are Compatible ?

60Y3195 2 FRU 6250 WiMax60Y3247 2 FRU FXC 11WLAN60Y3249 2 FRU LTN 11WLANIf you need a decent card get the Intel 6250 wimax, but you have to get them through Lenovo. As the generic one would through up a 1802 error.

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I have  a Lenovo Thinkpad Edge e430, I bought it this spring. I currently have a wireless card that does 802.11n, but only on the 2.4 GHz frequency. I would like to buy a card that's capable of operating at 5 GHz as well. Is there a list of approved wireless cards for the e430 available online anywhere? Do any of you own an e430 with a 5GHz-capable 802.11n card? I have contacted sales a couple of times regarding this. Apparently the laptop is too new, and they don't have an accurate parts list internally yet.Thanks for your time













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Answer:e430 - List of whitelisted wireless cards?

Good day and welcome to the community.
 
The closest you'll get to a list of 'whitelisted' WLAN / WWAN cards is the FRU parts listing. On page 1, you'll see three entries for WWAN cards with their respective FRU P/Ns.
 
The first one, 60Y3195, is an Intel Advanced?N WiMAX 6250, as best I can tell. According to Intel's 6250 page, it does 5GHz, and uses a 2x2 antenna configuration. If you opt for one of these, make sure you get a real FRU-labeled part (vs a generic Intel) or you will hit the 1802 boot error. Also, you should make sure that your current antenna configuration will support this card.
 
The other two are Realtek RTL8188CE-based cards, OEMed by Foxconn and Lite-on, if my Google-fu is working and I've got my abbreviations straight. The Realtek page lists that controller as only being 2.4GHz.
 
Hope this helps a bit.
Regards.

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Hi, I recently bought a 300Mbps Wireless N Router (TP-Link TL-WR841ND), but I only get 72 Mbps speed on my Thinkpad E430 laptop. As far as I read, the 1x1 11b/g/n Wireless LAN PCI Express Half Mini Card Adapter only supports speeds up to 150 Mbps (which would still be ok with me), but instead I get 72 Mbps. I tried to tweak the adapter and router settings, but I had no luck. Do I need to change the Wireless adapter? Is it possible to change it, or should I use an external USB Wireless adapter instead? Thank you!  

Answer:Thinkpad Edge E430 Wireless speed only 72Mbps

Hi Tudorc,
 
Welcome to Lenovo Community Forums!
 
I would suggest you to check if any other similar device is able to achieve better speeds.
 
Log to the router's configuration utility by typing its IP address into a browser and change the encryption settings to WPA2 Encryption Only. Choose 40MHz-wide channels in the router?s configuration utility.
 
Since you are using a 1x1 single-stream card, so a max of 150Mbps is theoretically said to achieve. In addition, you are only on the 2.4GHz band, which is often congested, so you may see lower speeds. The disparity between theoretical and practical Wi-Fi performance comes from network protocol overhead, radio interference, physical obstructions on the line of sight between devices, and distance between devices. Under ideal conditions, actual results for a wireless adapter rated at 150Mbps is perhaps in the range of 50-80Mbps.
 
Hope this provided enough clarity for your query!
 
Best regards,
Mithun.





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Hi, I want to upgrade the wireless card on my Thinkpad Edge E430 laptop and I was thinking of buying this card: Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC 7260. Is the card supported? Are there drivers available for this model? Is a bios mod needed? Thanks!  

Answer:Changing the wireless card on an Thinkpad Edge E430

Hi Tudorc11,
 
Welcome to Lenovo Community!
 
We understood that your query is about Wifi up-gradation on ThinkPad E430.
 
We regret to inform you that Intel Dual band will not support and there is not driver available for that adapter from Lenovo driver page. 
 
Please click here for complete details on the system specification.
 
Hope this helps. 
 
Best regards,
Hemanth Kumar





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Hi this card is in FRU list  http://www.ebay.com/itm/Brand-New-Broadcom-BCM943228HMB-WIFI-Wireless-N-BT-Bluetooth-4-0-Half-MINI-C...  I need to know if it possible to swap my original wifi card  Ghz to this dual band wifi card because on the ebay site is this note BIOS: Standard (Fit all brand laptop, not included HP/Lenovo). How can they said that is not included compatibility if in original hardware maintance pdf of y500 product is this product  broadcomm as comatible hardware. Thanks for answer and sorry for my english













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Answer:Compatible Wireless cards

hi Lubirpg,
 
Welcome to Lenovo Forums,
 
 I'm not pretty sure why they said it on ebay link that you post but one of their Ads shows the same card with Lenovo Support here
 
and under Lenovo Support site It says it support the WLAN Model.
 Spoiler (Highlight to read)
 
 
this should work with y500 as listed on the Hardware maintenance Whitelist.
 
Hope this helps
Cheers!!





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I've been digging around the internet for hours trying to figure out what (if any) wireless cards (preferably USB) are currently supported by Linux (i.e. works out of box, no new driver installation necessary), but I haven't been able to come up with much other than the WUSB54G, which no longer seems to be produced.Are there any still manufactured wireless cards (like I said before, preferably USB) that would work on <most> recent linux distros without installing new drivers?  (I say most because I intend to install several different distros before this is all through)Thanks in advance.

Answer:Linux Compatible Wireless Cards

none of the distro's I've tried have had any problems with any of my wireless cards. Seems nearly universal. Although none of them are USB, so I don't know how that would factor in.

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I ordered a thinkpad with Intel 2200 wireless card, however I would like to upgrade it myself to intel 6235 wifi card. will it work? Want to make sure it is not blacklisted in BIOS6235 is not listed on parts list here but it doesn't contain 6205 either which was available upgrade during cutomization.

Answer:T430s compatible wireless cards

You'd have to get a Lenovo branded card too, and I don't think a patched BIOS is available for the newest generation yet.

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Hi all, I have had an Aspire M5-583P laptop with an Intel wireless-n 7260 for over a year now, and it has always had poor wireless connectivity and slow performance (even when right next to my router with a strong signal and fast wifi speed--same problems in restaurants, offices, etc.)  I have tried every driver update put out and none have improved the performance. I opened up the computer and the card is connected properly.  Customer support was either unable or unwilling to tell me what wireless card I could buy to replace my current one. Intel could not tell me either.  Does anyone know what wireless card I can buy to improve wireless connectivity and performance? I would consider various price ranges, as I really need good internet to work effectively away from home. Thank you in advance for your ideas.

Answer:compatible wireless cards with aspire m5-583p

For anyone looking for similar assistance in the future (perhaps not this exact model, but it appears that wireless issues are rampant in Acer Aspire laptops), my solution was ultimately to get an external USB dongle to pick up wifi that way. I really didn't want to go that route because (a) now I have to permanently plug up a USB port and (b) it's annoying to have the dongle sticking out. I didn't get one of the rabbit ears ones (got an old Netgear one with good reviews on Amazon for about $14) but still. Well, at least I can get internet on my laptop!   I'm very disappointed in the lack of help from Acer on this issue--I'm not referring to this forum, as I realized it might be a long shot when I asked the question, but to Acer in general. But anyway I made a few mistakes--buying from Acer to begin with (that will never happen again) and not getting an extended warranty. The in-store agent did warn me that Acer had terrible support--should have listened. Intel wasn't much help either, but I'm guessing the main issue is that Acer is just putting some of the lowest-quality models in their laptops to save a few bucks. Given how annoying it is to not have internet on a mobile device (one of the main purposes of having a mobile device!), Acer should really reconsider doing this. Spend another $10 or whatever on the wifi card guys--even if you pass that cost onto the customer, you'll have far fewer disatisfied customers--you simply can't skimp on internet ... Read more

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Which wireless dual (2.4/5GHz) card is compactible with Satellite A660-166?

I`ve tried couple of them but none of them worked.

Answer:Satellite A660-166 and compatible Wireless dual Cards

Generally speaking WLAN card upgrade is not supported so there is no public document or any info about ?compatible WLAN cards?.
On this forum you can find several threads about WLAN card upgrade but I don't think you will be so lucky and find info related to Satellite A660.

Maybe stupid question now but why do you want to exchange original WLAN card? Is it defective maybe?

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Hello All  I am trying to find out if there is any wireless AC cards that will work with Lenovo G700 series Labtop. I am not sure where to look or how to find out the current card manufature ID or if there is a list of approved wireless AC cards Lenovo knows will work with this machine. If any one has any idea please let me know so I can upgrade. I love this machine and would like to get better wireless speeds.

Answer:Compatible wireless AC cards for Lenovo G700 labto...

Hello and welcome,
 
The whitelisted (model + Lenovo FRU required) WLAN cards are shown on page 72 of the Hardware Maintenance Manual - Lenovo G700, G710
 
I don't see any AC cards listed.
 
Your best bet may be a USB wireless AC adapter.  Not ideal perhaps, but inexpensive.
 
Z.

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I acquired a Dell XPS 8900 Special Edition Desktop
(i7-6700; 16Gb ram; Win10; Gtx960; Dell Wireless 802.11 b/g/n).
I want to upgrade the wireless card to enable a 5GHz-AC connection to my ASUS RT AC87U router.
It looks like usb wireless adapters suffer from disconnection and break downs along the way (got this from reading reviews on amazon)
Can anyone recommend a few new AC wireless cards compatible with this desktop? (head about the Intel 7260 but I dont know if there are newer ones).
Thanks in advance!

Answer:Dell XPS 8900 Desktop - upgrade wireless card - which 5GHz cards are compatible?

I have the Dual Band Intel wireless AC 7260 in two systems.  One of those is a 14 year old Inspiron 1545.  There is also an 8260 which I just used to replace a 3165 which Dell put in a new system.
Be aware, those cards come in two widths.  The newer systems may take one 16 mm wide where prior systems us the 30 mm.  I haven't looked at the service manual for that system, so make sure and check exactly what form factor it needs.  You can tell what size it is if you check the antenna leads.  If they are on the same side of the card it is the smaller one.

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I have bought a new battery to my Thinkpad Edge E430. I replaced the battery, but laptop surprised me with an after boot message:"The battery installed is not supported by this system and will not charge.Please replace the battery with correct Lenovo battery for this system.Press the ESC key to continue."This was displayed before Windows load start.In Windows: it does not charge the battery, and Power Manager states it is not supported. The new battery is L11M6Y01. It was listed as compatible. The original battery was L11S6F01.I have unistalled and reinstalled Power Management Driver, Power Manager and have BIOS Update Utility run. I am running Windows 7 64-bit OS. Can someone please give me an idea how to go on with this?  

Answer:Compatible E430 battery is not supported

Where did you get the battery?

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Question: thinkpad edge e430

why cant i update my nvidia drivers on the thinkpad e430

Answer:thinkpad edge e430

Hi nnketiah, Machine type of your machine? What kind of driver you want to update? Which OS are you using? Where did you get the driver from? Please provide more info.Fred





T61 + X201i

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How comes I cannot order the new ThinkPad Edge E430 in red..?

Answer:ThinkPad Edge E430 in red..?

As you need information regarding to order the ThinkPad Edge E430 in red , please contact the lenovo pre-sales department and there the available representative will assist you.
 
 
Thanks & Regards,
Sameer





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So, when do the Thinkpad Edge E430 and E530 come out?Some news articles say April, which is nearly upon us. Is there a date fixed when I can order one? Grateful for any info 

Answer:So, when do the Thinkpad Edge E430 and E530 come out?

No fixed date, but June/July would be my guess for US launch.

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My new Edge E430 wakes from sleep inexplicably. Under the power plan, I have wake timers disabled for both battery and AC power. Under scheduled tasks, I have reviewed every scheduled task and not one has "allow wake from sleep" checked. Yet the machine spontaneously wakes from sleep (that is, without human input) after approximately 3 hours. How do I determine which task is causing wake? (Is it conceivable my LAN could be doing so?)













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Answer:Why Does Edge E430 Wake from Sleep?

It could be the Intel/Lenovo small business advantage software that boots the pc to perform system maintenance like installing updates, defragmentation, running virusscanner,...

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So I got a iTunes update a couple months ago. While I don't really like the new iTunes my more pressing problem is that it seems to be affected by the Smart Audio Driver and/Or the Dolby equalizer app. I tried the new driver from Lenovo but it does not seem to fix the iTunes issue which is iTunes freezes if I open either the Smart audio or the Dolby app. I tried to uninstall the Lenovo Conexant driver combo which unistalls both the Smart audio App and the Dolby App. Then allowing Windows to install a basic driver. Which does solve the iTunes freeze ups. What is troubling is that without that Dolby equalization the audio quality is dreadfully bad and worse yet even with decent headphone the fequency range is very poor. I guess I know now why the Dolby app is included. It makes a bad sounding audio chip sound better. My question is weather its worth trying a different driver to imporve sound? Or just wait for maybe a iTunes update or a Lenovo driver update that may fix the issues. I know that the Thinkpad line is not exsactly for audiophiles. But I was surprised the quality was not a little better.

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Hi,     I'm using Windows 8 64 bt perating system. I'm facing issue while changing brightness of the screen. I'm unable to use fn key for brightness. The same fn key is working for volume. When I try to reach control panel, and try to change power options, it is saying an error message like "Your power plan information is unavailable. The RPC server is unavailable." Find the reference picture  below. I also tried to change brightness in right side settings. The actual brightness is not varying.Plese let me know the possible solution to fix ths. I googled and tried many ways .. all these attempts are not fruitful. 

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Hi, I would like to buy a Lenovo Thinkpad. There are pretty good offers at the Outlet. I am not sure about the model that I should get. I am deciding between the L430 and the E430. While I have a preference for the L430, I have some concerns/questions: Regardless of the model choice, will a 14inch screen be enough for school and other stuff like watching movies?What are the advantages of the E430? Some models are priced higher than the L430. Background:I currently have a 15.6inch laptop. I think I want a smaller one as I need to carry my computer to school. The 15.6 inch is pretty heavy. However, I am very used to that format and a bit scared that a 14inch might be too small. E.g. if I work with Excel, Word, or Outlook. Although the L430 seems to be the more robust computer with the better specifications as compared to the E430, the L430 looks a bit old and it might not be as good as e.g. for watching movies. I want to use my computer both for school and free time. Thanks for your help! Yellow Squash

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My laptop thinkpad Edge e430 is not powering up. When I plug in the AC cord the LED indicator does not turn on. I have checked the AC adapter with the multimeter and it gives 20 volt output. So the AC adapter is fine.  The laptop also does not power on with a fully charged batter. I have removed the HDD, Memory, Optical drive and the CMOS battery and then pressed the power button for 30 seconds. The laptop does not wake up.  It is quite weird as the laptop should show some kind of error So i may have an idea what is happening.  Discussing with people on other forums gives me an idea that the power setup of the laptop is faulty. Can some body here guide me to what the problem is and how can i fix it? 

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Hi everyone,About a year and a half ago I bought a ThinkPad Edge E430 and its been working fine, until last week when I got a terrible virus which really corrupted my computer. I've managed to remove the malware, but as a result the registry is still damaged. I cannot change folder options, my start menu is blank, all my files have been moved to a TEMP file among all these other issues. I've run multiple malware scanners and registry repair programs but these issues aren't resolving. So I'm thinking that I'll need to just reinstall windows 7, to completely repair the registry and ensure everything is back to normal. I've backed up all my files, but my concern is about the reinstallation itself.How could I do this when Windows 7 came preloaded onto the laptop, so I don't have the installation disk.And would the product key for windows 7 (found under the battery) definitely work a second time around?

Answer:Windows 7 reinstallation - ThinkPad Edge E430

Hi Cosmos29,
 
Welcome to Lenovo Community!
 
We understood that your query is about reinstalling the Windows 7 OS on ThinkPad Edge E430.
When your computer is working normally, press the blue ThinkVantage button to launch the SimpleTap Program (for Windows 7) or the ThinkVantage Productivity Center program (for Windows XP and WindowsVista).
 
Note:
Depending on the date when your computer was manufactured, your computer might have the
Lenovo ThinkVantage Toolbox program preinstalled instead of the Simple Tap program or the ThinkVantage Productivity Centre program.
 
You also can use the ThinkVantage button to interrupt the start-up sequence of your computer and start the Rescue and Recovery workspace, which runs independently of the Windows operating system and is hidden from it. If the Windows operating system is not running properly, the Rescue and Recovery workspace can help you do the following:
 
? Get the current system information.
? Rescue a file from your Windows environment or restore back-up files, provided you have made backups
by use of the Rescue and Recovery program.
? Configure your computer or start the ThinkPad Setup.
To access the Rescue and Recovery workspace, turn on the computer; then, while the ?To interrupt normal start-up, press the blue ThinkVantage button? message is displayed at the lower-left of the screen, press the ThinkVantage button. The Rescue and Recovery screen opens. For additional information, see ?Us... Read more

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Howdy folks, I ordered a TP Edge E430 with Core i3 Intel processor, was foolish enough not increase the memory from 4GB to 8GB, now would like to stick another 4GB memory module but not sure which one use, any suggestions on which module will work along with the default one which comes with Lenovo Laptop.

Answer:Memory Upgrade for Thinkpad Edge E430

1600 mhz SoDIMM RAM module. PC3-12800S

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Hi,I am looking to buy a lenovo laptop with the intention of using it mostly for word/excel applications, internet browsing and skype, and basic multimedia tasks (online video streaming, movies). The laptop's emissions (noise/heat) are key for me and by looking online, the E335 version seemed to be praised for its very low emissions and its low price.The only drawback is that it has the AMD E2 2000 processor, which performs much lower than its intel i3 counterparts.I wanted to check for your experience with the emissions of the E335, and whether the weaker processor would play a role in the performance of the laptop for the basic tasks intended.Also, I wanted to ask whether choosing the E430 version with intel i3 and would result in any drawbacks in terms of emissions.Thanks!loukianos

Answer:Choice between ThinkPad Edge E335 and E430

Hello. This is all a matter of budget and taste, plain and simple. In my experience, the AMD mobile APU's simply aren'ton par with the performance of the Core-i processors, and even when running the same clock speed as theirIntel counterparts, they run hotter, sometimes much hotter. They are a budget option though, and as such I guessthey will do their job adequately. Here is a comparison for the AMD E2-2000 vs the Intel i3-3110M Ivy Bridge. AMD E2-2000 vs Intel Core i3-3110M The difference is vast when it comes to available features and performance, but the AMD uses much less power,but that will be very apparent in its performance and will be a huge factor in how long the machine will last for youbefore you need to update it. My 2 cents is always go with the Intel Core-i option. They are very energy efficient, specially since the Ivy Bridgearchitecture was introduced, and the smallest i3's really are a powerful option for a day-to-day machine. And themachines that come with them aren't so much more expensive than the AMD powered machines. Lastly, have you checked out the new E440 models? The Haswell line of Intel CPU's is much more energy efficientthan the earlier Ivy Bridge models. ThinkPad E440 Laptop Cheers!

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I've just upgrade my e430 to Windows 8 and realize, that two USB 3.0 not working with USB 3.0 device (like flash disk or external hard drive). Device is recognized but not shown as drive, so I've no access to them.I've read some articles, that Win 8 should have native support for USB 3.0 so am I missing something?And should this be somehow connected with my internal card reader not working? I can see, that Lenovo yet not release drivers for it, but... Thanks for answers.













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Answer:Thinkpad Edge E430 USB 3.0 behave as USB 2.0 on Windows 8

i have the same issue - usb 3.0 devices not working!

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Hello everybody, this is my first post here as I just bought an Edge e430 from Lenovo.It came with Win 8 installed (let's skip this) and as I tried to connect to the LAN for verifying the license I realized that I did not have any network connection. No way to connect, no matter what I clicked and what I switched on/off.... no connection (even the local one). As I am a Linux user, after figuring out how to boot from CD I tried Linux on a Live CD to see whether it was a Win 8 issue or a card one. No connection there too. Trying to set up here and there I think I grasped the problem, however I does not make any sense to me. Is it possible that the new model is IPv6 only (with no IPv4 retrocompatibility). If this is the case (I repeat: it doesn't make sense) what should I do to make it working, at least in Win 8? Thank you very much for your time. P.S. Forgot to say that I don't have any WiFi to try.

Answer:Thinkpad edge e430 ethernet problem

Ok, I see no reply but I keep updating the problem. I took the pc to work, connected the cable and.... tada! Connection working! I am actually posting it from the Linux live CD. The question is, why my home LAN isn't working??? I used it for over one year and had (at least) 5 different laptops connected without the smallest glitch. Any ideas?

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I was wondering if someone could help me with this... Recently I noticed that the AES-NI feature of the Core i5-3210M processor in my ThinkPad Edge E430 is not being detected by the operating system. I remember that, when I first got my computer, AES-NI was being recognized by other applications, like CPU-Z and TrueCrypt. However, since then I updated my BIOS to version 2.04, upgraded to Windows 8 and rolled back to 7, only to discover that AES-NI is no longer available. I tried upgrading to BIOS v. 2.08, but that didn't help. I also booted from a Linux live USB, and AES-NI is not detected either. Is there anything I can try? The only thing I can think of is rolling back the BIOS to an old version. Would that be worth the trouble? Or should I just contact Support?

Answer:Edge E430 (3254) - AES-NI not detected (i5-3210M)

I got same problem in my ThinkPad Edge E330.

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Hello!Please help me, I've tried uninstalling and installing the UltraNav drive without success.Block trackpoint, and even use a regular mouse.My problem is as follows:The Trackpoint cursor is moving alone. After disabling the trackpoint, I could use the touchpad for a normal time. Then the cursor touchpad is also moving alone. And the same happens with the mouse.Furthermore, the lower right touchpad button does not work as secondary click. Works just like the left, a standard button click. And sometimes not even working.Please help me! This is bothering others. I have to hold the trackpoint cursor to stop moving alone and to use normal mouse. Windows 8.1 64, ThinckPad Edge E430, core i5.Thank you!

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Hello everyone, I have a Lenovo Thinkpad Edge E430 and it was working fine until today. Today I worked on the laptop as usual and just turned off the Fast Startup setting in the Windows 8 and then restarted the computer. Now it only shows a black screen (LCD backlights are on but there is nothing on the screen). I hear the usual BIOS beep sound but I can't see the BIOS screen or the Windows. I've tried to connect to a an external monitor via HDMI. Amazingly, both my laptop's screen and external monitor works fine when the laptop is connected to the external screen. But when I disconnect them, again I can only see the black screen. I turned on the Fast Startup settings in Windows 8, but it didn't work. Then I loaded the default settings from the BIOS and it didn't worked too. Finally I've installed Ubuntu 16.04.1 LTS to test if it is because of the operating system but it didn't help too. I've tried all of this using the laptop's screen while it was connected to the external screen. It is very confusing for me. It seems like the screen is only working when an external screen is also connected to the laptop. I would be very happy if anyone can help me about this problem.

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I've got an E430 with 16gb ssd drive,and tried to use expresscache to speed up my computer.I used "eccmd.exe -info" to check out how it works and here is the result.Mounted : YesPartition Size : 14.91 GBReserved Size : 3.00 MBVolume Size : 14.91 GBTotal Used Size : 3.74 GBTotal Free Space : 11.17 GBUsed Data Size : 3.67 GBUsed Data Size on Disk : 3.74 GBAs you can see,now the "total used size" is 3.74GB which indicates that the cache has benn stored on the sdd drive.But every time I shut the computer down,and restart it, check the status, the "total used size"just return to about 300MB(maybe even lower), I wonder is this how it supposed to work like? Or this software  just doesn't function correctly on my computer,and if it does is malfunctioned, what I'm I supposed to do to fix it? Thank you...

Answer:Thinkpad edge E430 problems with expresscache

Oh,and here is another thing that I noticed. A couple of days ago, I deleted the hibernation partition on my SSD drive because it takes up 8gb of storage,and seldom do I use hibernation. But I noticed that after I deleted the partition, my computer's boot up time seems to be slower than before, does that partition has some thing to do with boot up time?

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Hello everyone, I have a Lenovo Thinkpad Edge E430 and it was working fine until today. Today I worked on the laptop as usual and just turned off the Fast Startup setting in the Windows 8 and then restarted the computer. Now it only shows a black screen (LCD backlights are on but there is nothing on the screen). I hear the usual BIOS beep sound but I can't see the BIOS screen or the Windows. I've tried to connect to a an external monitor via HDMI. Amazingly, both my laptop's screen and external monitor works fine when the laptop is connected to the external screen. But when I disconnect them, again I can only see the black screen. I turned on the Fast Startup settings in Windows 8, but it didn't work. Then I loaded the default settings from the BIOS and it didn't worked too. Finally I've installed Ubuntu 16.04.1 LTS to test if it is because of the operating system but it didn't help too. I've tried all of this using the laptop's screen while it was connected to the external screen. It is very confusing for me. It seems like the screen is only working when an external screen is also connected to the laptop. I would be very happy if anyone can help me about this problem.

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Hi guys,
 
I have a few questions.
 
The finger scroll on the right end of my trackpad doesnt work. It's a new Thinkpad Edge E430/ Windows 8/64-bit.
Can you help me out with this? Also, are there any other features of the trackpad, such as dual fingers or pinching giving other actions?
 
Also, these are the number associated with my laptop
Product - MP2C5AN ,  S/N XXXXX, machine type - 3254.
 
How can I find the 3 character Model Number required here in the 4th step -
 
http://support.lenovo.com/en_US/downloads/default.page?selector=expand
 
 
Any help will be appreciated. Thank you.
 
regards,
Hariharan
 
 
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Answer:Scrolling issue on trackpad - Edge E430

Hi, Hariharan
 
I would firstly make sure that the BIOS have been updated. The computer may be new, but sometimes the latest BIOS is not the one installed at the beginning. You can find the latest BIOS here. 
 
I would then go to the Control Panel and select Mouse. There should be a new window with a tab on the right called UltraNav. I would check the settings of the device here and make sure that everything is set as it should be. This section allows you to configure other actions of the TrackPad, such as scrolling, tapping, swiping, etc.
 
Best of luck, and let me know how it goes
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I'm looking for an uppercase Thinkpad Edge E430. Mine was damaged...Thanks for any help













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Answer:Thinkpad Edge E430 uppercase replacement

I've found myself this one! The FRUs following: 04W4156 FRU Base Cover Asm 14W ROW ; 04W4158 FRU Base Cover Asm 14W TW 65W ; 04W4160 FRU Base Cover Asm 14W TW 90WI hope this help others

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Hi, I recently bought some Thinkpad EDGE E430 and E530 for my company. But one of them, at the first boot, instead of showing the first time Windows setup wizard it booted to Windows login with an already defined user named 'obe' and it ask for a password. I can't enter to Windows. I have tried to make 'factory settings' for resintalling Windows but the System Recovery Options always ask me for the password of 'obe' user. I called Lenovo support and the agent told me to use another E430 to produce a recovery DVD, so I made it (because I bought more E430 in the same order), but is the same, always asking for the password. Please see the picture. I need to give the laptop to one of my employees, he is goint to travel this next weekend and he need to take this laptop to the trip. 

Answer:New Thinkpad Edge E430 came with a Windows user and cannot login (who is 'obe' ???)

welcome to the community. press F1 when the first splash screen appears to get into bios. make sure that the cd/dvd drive is listed first in the boot order (or usb cd/dvd, if your machine doesn't have an internal). then put the recovery dvd in the drive and reboot the machine. it should load the recovery process from the dvd, rather than any hdd partition, and allow you to recover/reimage the machine. please post back if this doesn't work or if you have further ?s. cheers.

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Dear All,    This is my first Post in this forum ...   Please let me know when is the release date of  Thinkpad Edge E430 and E530 laptops in INDIA...  When will it get available in INDIA.....  Eagerly waiting for your reply... Thanks,Nitins

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Hey Guys,  My built in microphone was working correctly until a few days back. I made no updates or system setting changes. It's a ThinkPad Edge E430 with Windows 8. The required audio drivers are in place. I have also enabled the microphone from audio settings. Please refer image below. Can some one guide me on what else I can do? Will be grateul as all my Skype calls are blocked becuase of this.  Thank you,Hariharan.  

Answer:Built in Microphone not working - Windows 8 - Edge E430

Hi, hariharaniyer22
 
If you press Win + X, a menu should appear at the bottom left corner of the screen. One of the options in this menu is Device Manager. Open this. Once inside, double-click on the tree for Audio inputs and outputs. What devices do you see listed under here?
 
Thanks in advance,
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Hi!I recently upgraded my ThinkPad Edge E430 OS from Windows 7 to Windows 8 using Lenovo's recovery Discs. Now on USB 3.0 ports I am getting USB 2.0 transfer speed of around 30 MBps. Device manager shows that there is Intel USB 3.0 eXtensible Host Controller driver installed. Still I am getting USB 2.0 data transfer rate on USB 3.0 ports with USB 3.0 hard drives and pen drives.Can you give suggestions about how can I get USB 3.0 data transfer speed back?

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Hello,please advise what driver is missing for the unknown device with the following specs from the "Device manager" General- ACPI-Compliant Embedded  Controller- Drivers not installed error Code 28 device ID- LEN0068 got every other device running with propper driver (WLAN, Ethernet, USB3.0, Intel Chipset, VCard(both), Touch scanner, Audio, Monitor, Camera, Bluetooth, Cardreader)  Thanks in advance! 













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Answer:Lenovo Thinkpad Edge E430 unknown device

problem solved:that happend to be - LENOVO POWER MANAGEMENT DEVICE not the Power Managerhttp://support.lenovo.com/en_US/downloads/detail.page?LegacyDocID=MIGR-4GXPEG

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Hello! So I have a Lenovo laptop Thinkpad Edge E430. AVG Safe Search wanted to restart the laptop (I can't remember why, but probably just to make sure everything was okay).I did, and now when I turn the computer on normally, I get nothing but a black screen with a mouse, instead of the user icons.I can run it in Safe Mode, but I'd really like to be able to use my laptop normally, since a lot of things don't work in Safe Mode.Any ideas?(Thank you so much!!)

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Hello to all, new one here to the forum. Well, title says it all... At first I think it was a problem with the way Linux suspends the machine, but now I realize it happens too when I suspend from Windows (I have dual boot with Windows 7 and Linux Mint 17 actually). It started making it sometimes, not always, but now always happens: I suspend, close the lid and put the notebook on my bag. Hours or even minutes later, when I want to use it again and open the lid, its shuts off right at that very moment. If I suspend and 2 minutes later resume with the notebook still on the table, everything goes fine... so I suspect it may be a time thing or bad contact with the battery, but really don't know. I'm reticent to bring it to tech service because of several reasons, so I want to share this and hope to hear if someone had the same problem and how fixed it, if it can be fixed. Oh, and sorry for my perhaps strange english, I'm argentinian.

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Hi all, I recently purchased a ThinkPad E430 two months ago and since past one month and more I am facing this blue screen problem every day and sometimes 2 times a day. Previously, there was a problem that windows updates weren't installing and gets failed at all the time but it was resolved by itself. But this bluescreen problem keeps on coming every now and then....and Its not like particular situation where I can see a blue screen crash...its sometimes sitting idle, doing normal browsing, doing some office work..Suddenly you see a blue screen....I don't play games in my computer at all......My laptop don't gets heated up very quickly, battery is fine ..I have seen many reviews stating that lenovo 's laptops have a bluscreen problem. specially with E430....Kindly help...I am thinking it to return it back. AM  

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What is the benefit of a 16 GB Micro Solid State Drive, Serial ATA3 besides the regular HD..?

Answer:ThinkPad Edge E430 with Micro Hard Drive..?

the 16 gigs mSATA will be used as a large cache for the regular HD, much like what Intel Turbo memory was, but it will have better algorithms applied to predict usage pattern.

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Hi, i want to play a game, but when i star the game says: " your current video card memory that available is 28.99mb and  the minimum is 64.00 mb and if i start the game force,  my laptop is heated. How i can increase my video card memory i didn't see the opcion in the bios. How i can solve the problem? Thanks a lot.  

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Edge E430 (ThinkPad) - Type 627149G    S.N: MP30299 I already Have H5321 gw but I'm cannot install driver for windosw 10x64 even it was working before on windows 7x64also tried to update frimware with no success so i need another wwan card compatible with the specified laptop type and support windows 10 thanks

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I have an Ubuntu VM on my Thinkpad E430 I would like to occasionally use.  There seems to be a problem with allowing the VM to access multiple cores.  I have the latest BIOS according to the update utility.  In BIOS, I cannot find any way to enable/disable VT-x.  According to Oracle, features are locked or unavailable in MSR.  

Answer:Edge E430 BIOS update to allow multiple core access to VMs

I have the ability to enable/diable virtualization in my bios.  If I am not mistaken, this is one of the few computers where it is set on by default. Under ubuntu do  $ grep -E avx /proc/cpuinfo If there is a highlighted avx, it is already turned on.  Though I am not sure if this will work under virtualbox.   If you are using ubuntu anyway, why not use WUBI?  It basically installs ubuntu as a normal application in windows.  You may even get better performance that way.  

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The recent BIOS update (version 2.54) which has been released to fix fan issues with the system, does not have a corresponding Bootable CD available. I need to upgrade my computer's BIOS but doing that from a Windows partition is not possible as I do not use that OS. The update download page (http://support.lenovo.com/en_IN/downloads/detail.page?DocID=DS033264&rss=true#) links to an older version BIOS Bootable disk update. Is there a way through with I can obtain a Bootable version of the flashing utility. Maybe there is a tool to create Bootable CD via the windows executable?

Answer:ThinkPad Edge E430 - BIOS update 2.54 - Bootable CD missing

There is a new BIOS Update Bootable CD. Check it out for E430.  

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Hi,I've purchased a Thinkpad Edge E430 3254-D7Q , that comes with Intel 2nd Gen Core i5 processor, 2GB RAM, 500GB HDD, 14inch Display. I just want to know what ts the maximum amount of ram supported by each channel of the laptop. I want to install a additional single stick 8GB ram into it. Is it possible?

Answer:Maximum Ram support in each slot of Thinkpad Edge E430 3254-D7Q

Each slot supports a 8 gigs SODIMM.

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I'm looking to get a larger hard drive for my Thinkpad Edge E430, and I have two questions. The current drive is a Toshiba MK5061GSY - SATA 300. It's 0.4 inches high. I'm looking at a WD Green WD20NPVX - SATA 600. It's 0.6inches high. What size is the HDD bay? Will a drive that's 0.6 inches high fit?Is a SATA 600 drive backwards compatible with a SATA 300 port?Thanks.













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Answer:Size of hard drive bay for Thinkpad Edge E430? and SATA 300 vs 600

Ivy Bridge CPU in the E430 supports SATAIII (6 Gb/s) for the main hdd and optical drive bay. The height of the E430 hdd bay is suitable for 7 and 9.5 mm (not sure what that equates to in inches).

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Hi, Control Panel / Device Manager shows yellow on following items: Lenovo Settings PowerWindows cannot start this hardware device because its configuration information(in the registry) is incomplete or damaged. (Code 19)Lenovo Settings Camera AudioWindows cannot start this hardware device because its configuration information(in the registry) is incomplete or damaged. (Code 19) Have tried to download new drivers but they are uptodate. How can this be fixed? Thanks in anticipation. pmor1945Melbourne Aust    

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Hi I had ordered a Lenovo Thinkpad Edge E430. First, delivery was delayed by 1 week later when I checked the machine, mouse pad and track pad were not working. I tried reinstalling drivers, checked BIOS settings. There was no mention of Mouse & TrackPad in Control Panel. Atlast, I raised a case with Lenovo customer care.  It has been almost 2 weeks, nothing is moving. Any time I call, same response they arr investigating the root cause. I am fed up with this service. I would suggest to others please think twice before falling into Lenovo trap. -Amit

Answer:Thinkpad Edge E430: Mouse Pad & Track Pad Dead On Arrival

hum that sounds bad.But check your Private Message.

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Hi, I was wandering about replacing my current cpu with something more powerful. I-3110m is ok but, i'm doing some work in Matlab and Solidworks, and sometimes my cpu chokes. The only thing that stops me from buying new cpu is heating of new cpu. i3-3110m is 35W TDP, so as i7-3612/32QM but they are incredibly hard to find in good prices. on the other hand there is i7-3610Qm which is easily found but runs on 45W TDP. Question is: How much hotter can my laptop get? Maybe someone has E430 with i7-3610qm?

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I bought a Sony SRS-X7 Blutooth speaker to get rid of the cables.The device works perfectly with several other devices: iphone, blackberry, an Asus tablet, but i havn't been able to make it work with my laptop.I was able to add the device. Was founded and recogniced by the laptop, but when almost finishing the process appears a message "Configuring bluetooth services" and stays there. I've tried to wait, even from one day to another, and the message remains there.After forcing to close this message window, the speakers figure between the bluetooth devices, but when trying to connect an "error establishing connection" message appears.I've tried to install the other driver available on the support site (an intel, this one is a Broadcom) with no results.Appreciate your help, as i'm seriusly thinking (don't want to) on replace the laptop. Best regards.

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I read through the manual and am confident that I can take apart the machine, replace the cracked screen and put it back together. I replaced hinges in my old HP and a motherboard in my friends HP. My father was able to get me a great deal on this machine I have now. I put in some extra ram and a 32gb SSD for RapidBoot and I'm pretty much in love. I take great care of it but had an accident and dropped/cracked the screen. 
 
The laptop was ordered custom so its a bit more of a challenge to find specific information on what the part #'s are. The laptop has working microphones but was not purchased with a webcam which I regret. I would like to replace the LCD panel and install an integrated camera in one fell swoop. 
 
My questions are: What model number of LCD panel so I need. What model number of camera do I need. And lastly, will I need to purchase a new LCD cable that has the ability to plug into the camera? Or does my current LCD cable have a lone male cable plug waiting for a camera?
 
Machine Type: 3254
Serial #: xxxxxxx
CPU: i5-3210
HDD: 7200rpm 320gb
Came with 4gb of RAM
 
Thanks so much! Any advice here would be appreciated
 
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Answer:ThinkPad Edge E430 Replacement Screen and Integrated Camera Questions

No? Nothing?

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Hi, I have Lenovo Thinkpad Edge E430 3254 T1Q laptop, I need suitable Wireless (Wifi) driver. My OS is Windows 7 64 bitUltimate. I tried with many drivers, but no use. Please help me. Thanks in advance. -Thiyagarajan

Answer:Lenovo Thinkpad Edge E430 3254 T1Q - Need suitable wifi driver

Hey there thiyagarajaner,
 
I believe you are using the ThinkPad 11b/g/n 1x1 WiFi card. Have you tried using the System Update Tool? This typically will instal the drivers that match your system. Hope this helps.
 
 
As an alternative there is also this driver, that may work in the even that the one from Broadcom does not.





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My system stops recognizing Ethernet card. It does not show up in PCI device list. BIOS does not recognize LAN MAC address either, and network boot does not work. Can the NIC be replaced separately? I see the RJ45 Subcard FRU but not sure if it's just the RJ45 port or the NIC too.













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Answer:Ethernet card (Realtek) on Edge E430 integrated to mainboard or separate?

welcome to the community.
 
there's no removable/replaceable NIC for wired LAN. the subsystem/circuitry is part of the system board.
 
regards.

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After upgrade to Windows10, I am now receiving an error regarding the Intel Management Engine firmware being out of date on the subject machine. I have found the following link that is supposed to fix this error, but hesitate to use as the E430 is not one of the listed machines for the fix. Here is the link: http://support.lenovo.com/us/en/downloads/ds032435?lenovoid.action=uilogin&lenovoid.realm=support.le... Will this firmware download and upgrade work on a Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E430? If not, what will? Thank You .... AM Smith

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I have a Lenovo Thinkpad edge e430 in Windows 7 and 8.1.After I upgrade both to Windows 10, I received the following error (See Attached Image) every startup.I check my sounds and everything seems working fine. I just want to solve this error (not just disabling it from startup.)I have tried the following solution:Supportwindows-10-how-fix-sound-issues-after-upgradeProblem-with-Audio-Drivers-after-Update-via-Solution-Center ForumE430-Dolby-Advanced-Audio-Issue  Please Help!!!!!!!!!!Thank you.

Answer:Dolby Audio Error after upgrading to Windows 10 (Lenovo Thinkpad Edge E430)

Hi there,
 
I understand you have tried solution from support.lenovo.com. (Support)
Do you get any audio driver reinstallation error for your machine E430? 
 
Cleo

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I've had this Thinkpad Edge E430 since 2012 and have loved it, but recently I've been having a problem with it. In order to start it up I have to start it at least twice, and now it seems that the AC adapter must be plugged in for it to start.What will happen the first time or when it's just running on the battery is that the red indicator light will turn on, and I will hear the fan and the harddrive start up, but the screen will remain black and the computer will not respond to anything. When I have it plugged in and try the second time, it will start up no problem, and there doesn't seem to be any response issues once the laptop is up and running. I thought it might be a battery problem, but it has the same start up issues when I took out the batter and just had the AC adapter plugged in. Any ideas what this might be?

Answer:Lenovo Thinkpad Edge E430 Startup Problem (will not start up without AC Adapter plugged in)

 Dear Ejmramon
 
Welcome in lenovo community
 
Kindly contact the below support to have your machine checked at one of our authorised service centers .
 

 
Let us know
 
Thanks
Alaa





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Hi Customer care,
 
I have Lenovo Thinkpad series laptop Model Edge E430 3254D9Q  having serial number xxxxxxx. I have bought this unit on 22-Dec-2012. Please note that since i buy this laptop i am not at all satisfy with this. I have never seen this kind of worst problem in any laptop in my life. I have bought Lenovo due to its brand but i am very much dis-satisfied with its performance.
 
In the Starting of first 2-3 months my Laptop motherboard has been changed, because it hangs at any period of time intermittently. But the problem was not resolved. My laptop has been formatted 4 times since i buy this. Every month i have to store my data somewhere else to save it as this is completely garbage. Since my problem was not resolved then Hard disk of my laptop has been changed and again formatted. But even after replacing of hard disk i am continuously facing problem of hanging. I again raised the problem of hanging again your Engineer came with New Hard disk even hard Disk BIOS test was successful and i ignore this time to change my hard disk. There is no permanent solution of this problem?
 
 Whenever i work there is blue dump screen comes suddenly. and after that when i restart and again comes to window it hangs and i have to restart till it works. You can put average on each day i have to restart my laptop 10-15 times due to problem of hanging. I have bought 3 years warranty of it. But this laptop shows me its worst performance in 6 months.
 
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Answer:Suffering from E430 laptop since buy E430 3254D9Q (Request for Replacement asap)

I am not sure any of you guys with this problem, to order a laptop thru lenovo website is a nightmare to me. I have used four different cards, though not suceeded to make th order. Finally I connected to sales representative and made the order. Such a reputation company, can't even spend some money to improve the quality of service.  

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Wi-fi at work was working perfectly fine on my laptop, but then I switched to an internet cord instead, pressed something (probably), and now I can't access internet wireless at work, home, or anywhere. How do I fix this?













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Answer:E430 - Can't connect to wireless network

Hello and welcome,
 
I don't think there's a physical radio switch on your machine - but have a look.
 
Otherwise, try F9.  That should bring up a radio control pop-up.
 
Z.

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I just did a fresh install of Windows 7.  I had been using Linux Mint exclusively and want to dual boot.  I installed Windows 7 and I have no ethernet or wireless available.  I've tried installing the drivers located here:  http://support.lenovo.com/us/en/products/laptops-and-netbooks/thinkpad-edge-laptops/thinkpad-edge-e4... They don't seem to do anything.  I've checked in the bios and the internal wireless antenae is turned on.  I also have an install of Linux Mint running on the same system and there are no issues with either ethernet or wireless.  This tells me it's not hardware related.  I also don't have working function keys in Windows.  I can't use the buttons to change screen brightness or toggle the wireless radio.  Could this be related? I'm at a loss.  Any help is appreciated.













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Answer:E430: Wireless not working on fresh Win 7 install

Hello and welcome,
 
You have installed this NIC driver per the readme? http://support.lenovo.com/us/en/products/laptops-and-netbooks/thinkpad-edge-laptops/thinkpad-edge-e4...
 
If you can get the wired network working install ThinkVantage System Update and let it locate the other drivers for your system.  http://support.lenovo.com/us/en/products/laptops-and-netbooks/thinkpad-edge-laptops/thinkpad-edge-e4...
 
Z.

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I have an E430 and the wireless is turned off (it shows in the taskbar). I have tried to use the F9 key but it isn't turning it on. I have tried checking the keyboard settings and changed it to the legacy settings but it didn't work that way either. Any other suggestions?

Answer:E430 Wireless Radio Control won't turn on

hi... make sure that you have lenovo hot key package and power management driver installed on your machine... http://support.lenovo.com/en_IN/downloads/detail.page?LegacyDocID=MIGR-74261 http://support.lenovo.com/en_IN/downloads/detail.page?LegacyDocID=MIGR-4GXPEG  open C:\Program Files\Lenovo\HOTKEY\TpFnF5.exe and manualy swith on the radios from there..  or run the below switchs using run command.. turn on wireless lanC:\Program Files\Lenovo\HOTKEY\TpFnF5.exe /WLON turn off wireless lanC:\Program Files\Lenovo\HOTKEY\TpFnF5.exe  /WLOFF other swithes:/BTON, /BTOFF Turn on/off internal Bluetooth./WANON, /WANOFF Turn on/off internal WAN./UWBON, /UWBOFF Turn on/off internal UWB./ALLON, /ALLOFF Turn on/off any radio at once.  

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Hi, Im using Lenovo E430, I`vw spent so many hours, just to activated my Wireless Device.I`ve installed thinkvantage, Think COmmunication, and other driver to support my Wireless device, but when im trying to turn it on itu keep saying "No supported wireless adapters (802.11. WAN or Bluetooth) are installed in this system." I`m using windows 7, someone please help me to solve this, thank in advance













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Answer:ThinkPad E430 [No supported wireless adapters.

Hey Syl4s,
 
Did you try running System Update and see if it can find your wireless driver update? I know you said you looked and downloaded drivers for your wireless device. I think you are still missing one and a good way to check is under device manager. If you look under networking you will see if any devices are missing drivers with what looks to be yellow triangle with a ! in the middle.
 
If you want to try to download the drivers for WAN only here is a link:
 
http://support.lenovo.com/en_US/downloads/default.page?
 
Best Regards,
 
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I have an E430 with no other problems.  Model 3254-CTO.  16 GB.  All critical updates, latest bios.Recently, when attempting to use my external WD usb 3.0 hard drive, I see the following notification: This usb mass storage device can transfer information faster if you connect it toa super-speed USB 3.0 port. I verifed with USB Tree View (latest version), that the connection made to the external drive is high speed, not super-speed.  There are no warnings shown on any of the usb controllers in Device Manager.  Tested with all 3.0 ports, tried another cable.  On a couple of occasions, after a reboot, I was able to get it to connect as a 3.0 device, now can't achieve that at all.  I updated the bios to the latest version, and also reinstalled the Lenovo USB 3.0 drivers for this model.  No dice.  One suggestion I saw for Lenovo desktop USB issues was to remove all usb controllers and have them get reinstalled automatically, is this recommended for notebooks like E430?  Any other suggestions?  I am assuming that hardware degradation may be an issue.

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hi there , i need help on finding the right grapihc card for my pc. my computer is quite old and i neeed new gfx card. i bough 512 MB RAM for my pc which is compatible PC133. and need new gfx card. any help?
im running on windows 98 se at 640MB RAM. more info below. please help

CPU Properties:
CPU Type Intel Pentium IIIE
CPU Alias Coppermine, CuMine, A80526
CPU Stepping cA2
CPUID Revision 00000681h

CPU Speed:
CPU Clock 601.4 MHz (original: [ TRIAL VERSION ] MHz)
CPU Multiplier 4.5x
CPU FSB 133.6 MHz (original: 133 MHz)
Memory Bus 100.2 MHz
DRAM:FSB Ratio 3:4

CPU Cache:
L1 Code Cache 16 KB
L1 Data Cache [ TRIAL VERSION ]
L2 Cache 256 KB (On-Die, ATC, Full-Speed)

Motherboard Properties:
Motherboard ID 12/14/1999-693-596B-W977-2A6LGM4EC-00
Motherboard Name MSI MS-6199VA (2 ISA, 5 PCI, 1 AGP, 3 DIMM)
 

Answer:Compatible GFX Cards for my pc?

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I'm looking into buying a "Rosewill Silicon Image RC-209-EX PCI External e-SATA x2/ Internal SATA x4 1.5G HDD Controller Card" and maybe im just losing it from staying up all night hardware shopping but the pci connector looked odd to me. Researching it I see that it is a Universal pci card, for 2.3 pci, compatible with 33mhz or 66 mhz.

Now my mobo has only 2.2 pci's but as i understand it 2.3 universal cards are backwards compatible with 2.2 slots, and since the card has 33mhz and 66mhz functionality, the only concern would be its voltage, which i do not know, but which seems from my research to be fine either way since 2.2 supports 3.3volts which is what 2.3 pci's are.

just wanted to double check before i shelled out the cash, that this card would probabliy work in my system.

well i just bought it, will let you know how it works
 

Answer:PCI 2.2 compatible with PCI 2.3 cards?

Yes, I would expect it to work.
 

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Hi

I've just found a bargain of a XFX 8800GTX XXX and the question I have is whether it's compatible with a BFG 8800GTX OC2 in SLi mode?

The XFX card has a central clock of ~4mhz more than the BFG, but I suppose that either downclocking the XFX or overclocking the BFG should solve the problem with different clocks. The rest is the same.

Well, what do you people think?
If you help me out with this I'll become more active in the forum again
THANKS A LOT!
 

Answer:Are these cards compatible in SLi?

Hard to say, but I'd expect they wouldn't be compatible in SLI.

Nvidia says that as long as the actual GPU chip is the same model and revision, and the memory is the same, then they should be compatible. However many people have stated that combining different manufacturers cards, regardless of specs, just doesn't jive.

IMO - Unless the cards are 100% identical, you're not guaranteed that it will work.

I'm sure that's not what you really wanted to hear, but it is what it is, I guess. Bottom line, they may work, but don't count on it.
 

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Hi, I have a E430 running windows 8.1: Driver info:   PCI\VEN_14E4&DEV_4727&SUBSYS_060814E4&REV_01\4&1BEFDF2B&0&00E1 My wifi connection is just not working properlly. When I was running with windows 8, it works fine. Has anyone have a updated driver for this , for Windows 8.1?   The current one available from Lenovo website is not working for me. Thanks in advance.

Answer:E430 - Windows 8.1 x64 broadcom wireless driver issue

I'm also having problems with wifi after upgrading to 8.1 on my E545. Wifi is struggling to reach 1mbps download while my other laptop side by side is getting 80mbps.Silence from Lenovo so far. Any help or suggestions would be greatly appreciated.

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Ran the scan to to see if laptop was compatible to upgrade to MS 10. It said everything checked out so I went for it.  My video cards don't seem to be compatible. I've updated drivers and nothing. Unfortunately, I waited to long to revert back and now cannot figure how to get back to MS 7 without losing everything. Any ideas? Vid cards are listed below?  AMD Mobility Radeon HD 5000ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4200 Thank you in advance for any help that you can provide!  

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Hello all, I have owned my Lenovo V570 for 3.5 years, and it's still doing reasonably well after some upgrades.  However, I have been having trouble with the wireless card ever since Windows 8 came out, even after updating to the latest drivers from the Intel website.  I have the Intel Centrino Wireless-N 6150 card.  The connection frequently becomes "limited," especially shortly after I wake it up from sleep mode.  And it's only this computer that this happens to, since none of my other computers or devices show this behavior, so it's not my router(s). I recently bought a new wireless card to replace this one, also from Intel, but that is when I ran into the notorious "whitelist," and my card didn't make the cut.  (Too new to be on the whitelist, I suppose). So I consulted the user's manual, which has a list on Pg. 78 of the compatible wireless cards.  (https://download.lenovo.com/consumer/mobiles_pub/lenovo_v570_b570_b570e_hmm_v2.0.pdf) However, when I search for these on Newegg or Amazon, nothing comes up!  (Go ahead, try searching for Intel 6250NX, for example!) I need a wifi card that can support 5 GHz, since I live in an apartment complex, and the 2.4 GHz band is completely saturated. Any recommendations on cards that will work with my laptop and Lenovo's ridiculous whitelist?













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Answer:Compatible Wifi Cards

Hi mollycule,
 
Welcome to Lenovo Community Forums!
 
  If your aim is a 5ghz wifi band. This is your best bet 
The Whitelist cards for this model supports only 2.4 bgn, So even if you found a card that's on the whitelist, The 5ghz channel that you want might still not work.
 
Hope this helps
Cheers!





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Can anyone tell me whats compatible for G 560 WIFI cards? My WIFI card is WIFI Brodband 802.11n network adaptor. I got one for Amazon but since it was not compatible it rejected it.  Thak you so much

Answer:G 560 Compatible WIFI cards

hi anoopbal,
 
 
You can find the list of compatible WiFi cards for the G560 on page 75 of the HMM.
   - Link to picture
 
If you're considering in replacing the WiFi adapter, ensure that the FRU part number is vislble on the replacement card, otherwise, you may get an Unsupported WiFi Device error.
 
 
Regards

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I have an integrated ATI Radeon HD3200 Graphics and i'm interested in getting a video card to put in. Does it have to be a ATI brand or would any brand work? The system is a Gateway DX4200-09. Any comments would be appreciated. Also I tried putting in a GeForce 9600 GT but after a while the screen freezes while gaming and I have to restart the whole computer.

Answer:Compatible Video Cards

Hi,

That card should be good enough as a basic upgrade, that is if you have upgraded the the PSU too. 300W is not nearly enought, you neeed 450W minimum otherwise you will get problems.

Have you upgraded the PSU?

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OK, this is like the 500th message I have posted all around the web, and I have the feeling that THIS one will solve my problem!!

Last week I had to dump my Windows 98 from my HP Pavilion 6730. Because I did not have the reinstall disks given to me from HP, I did a standard reinstall from a friend's disk. I cannot get my multimedia device to work, and I'm not sure where to find, or what is the correct driver for this system.
HHEELLPP!!!!!
Thanks,
Beth
 

Answer:MPU-401 Compatible Sound Cards

Not sure what exactly your asking but I am guessing the sound driver should help

http://h20015.www2.hp.com/en/softwa...m=OS Independent&sw_lang=en&pagetype=software
 

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Hello! My computer recently took a dive beyond my ability to repair myself. I just purchased a new tower from ebay to replace it, this one: http://www.ebay.com/itm/290753930263?ssPageName=STRK:MEWNX:IT&_trksid=p3984.m1439.l2649

I know its nothing fancy and I don't care much to hear "oh you should have just spent 700 dollars on this computer or that computer because the one you bought is junk" that seems to be the response I've gotten from people on other websites after asking this question. I have an Asus republic of gamers laptop that I use for my real system intensive games, all I really want to be able to run nice on this new desktop is WoW and similar games, maybe left 4 dead and bioshock, that type of thing.

Anyhow - My original plan with this "new" desktop was to take my 4 gigs of ram (2 2gb sticks) and my video card ( http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814161252 ) out of my now broken pc and simply put them into the "new" desktop. But I am looking at the pictures of the inside of tower (on the ebay page i linked above) and it seems to me that I will not be able to fit my card into the PCIe slot, It appears in the picture that the case fan is going to be in the way of the fan assembly on the video card. Would it maybe be an option to relocate the case fan a little bit just to get it out of the way of my video card? Or am I going to have to fork out money for a new skinnier video card? If so, can anyone giv... Read more

Answer:Compatible video cards for this pc? plz help!

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ok, looking for a PCI Express Graphics Card and PCI Express compatible motherboard.Question is If I get a Motherboard that has PCI Express is it this simple to be able to get any PCI Express Graphics card to match as I have seen some saying DDR 3 etc.Some pointers please what I need to know on PCI-E cards.

Answer:Are PCI Express Cards all compatible with >

You should be able to fit any PCI express graphics card into any PCI express equiped motherboard. The DDR3 refers to the type of video memory used on the card and will not affect compatibility with the motherboard.

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Hi i am looking to upgrade my Graphics card since i cant play alot of games because it is not powerful enough so i was wondering what Graphics card you would recommend in the 0-130$ range here are my SPECS:

Hp Pavilion a1324n SYSTEM MODEL : 061 EL464AA-ABA A1324N

hard Drive : 300gb
memory : 1gb
Graphics: ATI Radeon Xpress 200
Processor : INTEL PENTIUM 4 INSIDE
524 INTEL PENTIUM 4 PROCESSOR WITH HYPER THREADING TECHNOLOGY

Thats all i got for now , so if you need more info , just tell me how to get it.
and how about these cards below or what ever you recommend :

-EVGA GeForce 9500 GT Video Card ,

EVGA GeForce 9400 GT Video Card , -Sapphire Radeon HD 3650 Video Card


and i want to play flight simulator 2004 or FSX at medium to HIGH setting's if possible

MAIN CIRCUIT BOARD:
BOARD: Hewleet-Packard Asterope 1.0
BIOS : American Megatrends inc. 3.07 01/27/2006
BUS CLOCK : 133 MEGAHERTZ

monitor :hp vs19 ( 19 inch)

Bus adaptors: ANXIMXZE IDE Controller
Standard Enhanced PCI to usb Host Controller
Standard OpenHCD USB Host Controller (2x)
 

Answer:Are These Graphics Cards Compatible with my PC?

i think i have found out what motherboard i have
it is a ECS RC410-M
please can you give me recommendations on a graphics card that is compatible for this pc thanks
 

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Hi everyone, new here and specifically signed up in the hopes that you knowledgable people will be able to offer some assistance !I'm currently running my pc with:Intel Celeron 2.4GhzASUS P4R800-VM motherboard with inbuilt ATI Radeon 9100 IGP graphics card (128Mb)1472 Mb DDR SDRAMI'm wanting to upgrade my graphics card with a seperate card rather than rely on the inbuilt one which is, as I'm coming to realise, quite outdated now. I'm looking at buying and adding a 256Mb card with 1.4 Pixel Shading support - I've recently purchased a game that I thought my current card would just scrape by with, but hasn't.I've searched the ASUS site and support forums to try and find out which ATI or NVIDIA cards my motherboard is capable of handling, and I've also searched the sites for the ATI and NVIDIA cards to see if they provide the information on which motherboards are capable of handling their cards - no one seems to be able to tell me which cards I should go for !I'm looking at getting either: NVIDIA GeforceFX 5700/5800/5900/5950 series NVIDIA Geforce 6200 Turbocache-16 NVIDIA Geforce 6600, GT/6800/6800, GT/6800 Ultra, PCX5900 ATI Radeon 8500/9500/9600/9700/9800/X300/X700/X800/X850Only problem is, I have no idea (even after a few days researching) which is my best bet.Any kind soul got any words of wisdom or advice ?CheersJason

Answer:Compatible graphics cards ?

OK, I took a chance and purchased an ATI Radeon 9600 with 256MB on board. I meet all the minimum requirements and it's all recognised and setup apart from the memory on it.Should be 256MB as above.... I've installed all the software and set it all up, but the software I'm wanting to run (Battlefield 2) dosn't run. Using the EA Easy info option the game installs, it's not acknowledging the 9600's RAM.... have I missed something or am I just being excessively stupid ?

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I'm looking for a new PC right now, but the new DX10 cards releasing soon are going to be a little too expensive for me I think, since there's only about 2 on the horizon for now anyway.My question is: If I buy a new PC now would I then need to upgrade the motherboard when I made the eventual switch to DX10? The G80 looming for example, will it be compatible with the current mboards or will it have a new standard behind it?Ideally, rather than holding out for a while before buying a new system I'd like to get one now (I'm a uni student - work to be done) and simply be able to install a new graphics card later when I need it. I'm not a big PC gamer, only occasional plays of sims 2 and pro evo 6 for me, so a top-end card isn't essential for now. I would like to be able to play Spore when it's released though...

Answer:DX10 Compatible Cards

When DX10 is released graphics card makers will have had time to release updated drivers that will be able to exist with DX10.All you need to do with a new PC is check the cards website and update the drivers...

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HiI am wanting to upgrade my Graphics card on my PC, the thing is im not too sure what make of graphics card will work, ie only ATI or GForce.The graphics card that is in at the minute is a ATI 9200.Is there a way of checking which cards are compatible with the motherboard?Also what cards would you recommend for around the 100 mark?(Any make will do as Im not sure which ones are suitable yet)Thanks Paul

Answer:Compatible Graphics cards

Chances are your motherboard can take 8X AGP cards if it has a 9200 in at the moment so you should be able to use just about any AGP card...Here's a nice priced ATI 9800 for youclick hereAny more questions just askMav

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Hi

Recently installed Win 7 Ultimate 64 bit. Everything works fine except my Belkin F5D5005 v2000 network card.

There are no drivers for it on the Belkin site and none of the older vista drivers work.

Is there a list somewhere of NIC's that are compatible with Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit since it looks like I'll need to buy a new one.

The on board network point on my motherboard works fine (realtek NIC on an Asus Fatality fp-in9 SLI mobo) but has been faulty for some time now.

Any advice?

Answer:PCI Network cards - which are compatible?

Welcome footwo, here's a link but you might want to pick out a model and check the manufacture's website to see if they are posting w7 drivers before you commit.

http://www.microsoft.com/windows/com...s/default.aspx

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Hi

Please can someone tell me what mini-pci Wifi cards are compatible with the Satellite P10-304 laptop?

I have tried a broadcom 4318 with no look.
It installs the hardware as seen in device manager but can not find any networks (think there is a conflict with the motherboard)

Tried an Azure AW-GM100 which has a conflict message as soon as the laptop posts.

Regards in advance

Mark

Answer:Which Wi-Fi cards are compatible with Satellite P10-304?

Hi!

Theoretically the most WiFi cards should work but the best way would be if you take a WiFi card that was delivered with a Satellite P10 notebook.

I don?t know which cards was delivered with this notebook but I have a little bit search here in the forum and I founded a thread that could be interesting for you:
http://forums.computers.toshiba-europe.com/forums/thread.jspa?threadID=23749

Bye

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does anyone have a list of compatible wifi cards for the hp g56 130-sa ? also does anyone know wheter the Ralink RT3090BC4 BGN 150M 802.11bgn Mini-PCI Bluetooth Wireless Wifi Card Laptop  would be compatible with the g56 130-sa?

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I have installed a Radeon 7000 64mb AGP and it appears to not be very good. When I try to watch videos online it freezes and you can only hear sound. First, does anyone have any suggestions for what the problem might be? Secondly, can anyone point me in the direction of a website that will tell me the cards that are compatible with my PC? I tried installing a Geforce 5200 128mb but I just got a "no signal" so I'm thinking my PC wouldn't run it. It's an EMachines T2341. Emachines tech support won't help me because it's been over a year since I bought it.
 

Answer:Compatible video cards?

If your AGP slot is 4x (or 8x), it should be able to run any current AGP card (4x or 8x), Geforce 5200 included.

If you are unsure, use EVEREST.

If you are still unsure, post the log as an attachment and someone will look at it for you. (don't copy and paste the log, only attach it please)


As far as the video problem, that could be codec related, or your internet connection etc.

Does it only have this issue online?
 

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Is edge compatible?

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I purchased an Asus Geforce GTX 750ti graphgics card to install in my Lenein H50 50 PC. On the store's website it said that the maxmium wattage output that the pc required to run that graphics card was 150 watt. On the graphics card box it says the munimum requirement is 400 watt. Is this going to be OK? Also, in terms of physically installing it, thew card requires a free PCI express slot. I know nothing about the internal workings of PCs but when I opened up the case, I do not see anything thet resembles a PCI express slot. If this card is not compatible, can anyone suggestr a similar card that would be. Thanks, Paul  

Answer:Compatible Lenovo h50 graphic cards?

It looks like that should work. Your power supply can handle it, and I see a PCI express slot on your computer's motherboard on the hardware manual. I'll suggest to get it from a retailer with retun policy, just in case it doesn't 



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Hello, I have a mediatek RT3290LE WiFi+Bluetooth card installed on my 4440s ProBook. It has poor driver support on linux. Can I switch to Intel Centrino 2230/6235? I understand there some laptops restricted by bios to use only certain cards, and any advice on what cards would likely work would be helpful. Thank you.     From Manual: From support page: 

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I'd like to purchase and install a M.2 ssd card in this notebook. Rather confusing. Will different sizes fit (IE: 60mm or 80mm)? And will the Samsung SSD 850 EVO M.2 1TB & 500GB work? FYI:http://www.samsung.com/sg/consumer/memory-storage/memory-storage/ssd/MZ-N5E1T0BW and http://www.samsung.com/sg/consumer/memory-storage/memory-storage/ssd/MZ-N5E500BW  

Answer:Elitebook 840 g3 m.2 ssd size and compatible cards

Hi, They (840 G3 laptops) have the following options: SSDs:? M.2 (2280) 512 GB SATA-3 TLC? M.2 (2280) 256 GB PCIe-34 SS NVMe? M.2 (2280) 256 GB SATA-3 self-encrypting (Opal 2) MLC? M.2 (2280) 256 GB SATA-3 TLC? M.2 (2280) 240 GB SATA-3 MLC DS? M.2 (2280) 180 GB SATA-3 self-encrypting (Opal 2) MLC? M.2 (2280) 180 GB SATA-3 MLC? M.2 (2280) 128 GB SATA-3 TLC In short, 80mm. Samsung SSD should work but please use Device Manager to check its current brand and buy the SAME brand to make sure compatible. Regards.

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i am in the market for a new video card, looking at spending roughly around $300. My question will any of the current cards out NOW support directX10 when it comes out? or does it have to say in the specs of the card if it will support it or not?

I read an article about how DX10 will increase the performance of games 6 to 8 times, thats huge. I don't want to buy an expensive card now and just find out in January that I have to buy ANOTHER card to just get DX10?
 

Answer:Current cards compatible with DX10?

The GeForce 8000 series cards are DX10 ready. Here's the cheapest one I could find:

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?Item=N82E16814143074
 

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hello,i have this laptop: http://h20564.www2.hp.com/hpsc/doc/public/display?docId=c01943548#N10011i think that the wirelles card of the laptop has broken and i would like to update it.so i would like to know what are the recomended palces to buy a new one.furthermore, if i take the risks to buy from ebay or some not official places, then what cares i should take?what other wifi cards are compatible with my notebook? in the page: http://h20564.www2.hp.com/hpsc/doc/public/display?docId=c01943548#N10011  it seems that there is no info about the wifi card, but it is an intel 112BNHMW. so, my laptop just accepts wifi cards that come from HP, can it accept some other wifi cards from other dv6 models or even some other hp laptop models? are there some other solutions for my problem?furthermore, are there some drivers for windows 10? thanks

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Right now im currently using a Junky Nvidia GeForce 8500 GT card, with a measly 256MB, and i cant even play games outdated from a few years ago such as "Dungeons Runners" without experiencing huge lagg. My frames instantly Drop from 60 to 30-40 whenever Anything including a group of monsters came onscreen and when i use slightly graphical demanding skills, my frames will drop as low as 20 in a matter of seconds. the Reccomended specs for this game is windows XP, 800 Hz if that gives a little insight on how easy it should be for my comp to play this game.

Heres the comp:
http://h10010.www1.hp.com/wwpc/ca/e...3158-12133158-12133158-81959348-81979614.html

Here are my specs.

Processor:
2.20 gigahertz AMD Phenom 9500 Quad-Core
256 kilobyte primary memory cache
1024 kilobyte secondary memory cache
64-bit ready
Multi-core (4 total)
Not hyper-threaded

Main Circuit Board:
Board: ECS Nettle3 2.1
Bus Clock: 201 megahertz
BIOS: Phoenix Technologies, LTD 5.14 03/25/2008

Display:
NVIDIA GeForce 8500 GT [Display adapter]
HP w2207 [Monitor] (22.0"vis, s/n CND8082374, February 2008)

All that information comes from a program called "Belarc Advisor". If anyone can help me by telling me what graphics cards would be compatible with my system i would be very greatful. Also any other insight as to why my computer has such a hard time processing these outdated graphics would be helpful. So far after asking most people who play the game, they all state to have no issue... Read more

Answer:Someone help me find compatible Video cards?

Hey jeremy welcome to MG

Am i missing a trick or is your ram not listed there? : D

How much has it got?

Q
 

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Am I right in presuming that a 7800GTX 256mb card could not be SLI'd to an 8800 Ultra?

Are only other 8 series cards compatible with an 8800? Are there other restrictions that apply?

Thanks guys!
 

Answer:What cards are compatible with 8800 Ultra (SLI)?

SLI requires that both the cards have the same GPU. Clock speeds, memory sizes and third-party manufacturers may differ, but the GPU must be the same. So an 8800 Ultra can only be paired with another 8800 Ultra and a 7800GTX with another 7800GTX.
As for restrictions, they're more like requirements. You'd need to have a mobo supporting SLI obviously, in addition to a PSU able to supply enough juice for the two cards. Also, you might need extra cooling as well, especially if they're hot-running cards like the 8800 series. That's about it really.
 

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my laptop have a qualcomm atheros ar9285 but it keep having problems such as sudden turn off wifi or cannot find any wifi signal around even when the wifi router is nearby so i would like to replace it with a different wifi card. But I don't know what cards is compatible for my laptop, so can u guy suggest me some products or show me some ways to know if a wifi card is compatible for my laptop or not. Sorry for my horrible english.

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