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Lenovo Thinkpad Edge 14 experiencing slow boot time and shut down time

Question: Lenovo Thinkpad Edge 14 experiencing slow boot time and shut down time

I have problems with the boot time and shut down time of my Thinpad Edge. It takes about 30 seconds (the loading screen) after I log in using password until the desktop appears. And then everytime I shut down the computer, it keeps showing the "waiting for background program to close" screen but there aren't any program listed in the screen. Does anyone know how to improve this?

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Answer: Lenovo Thinkpad Edge 14 experiencing slow boot time and shut down time

hey nitefury,did you install any new software or run and anti-virus programs ? There are some software that takes system resources but wont show at the "waiting for the background program to close" section.also check if you have any application that "runs when windows starts"





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hi all,I have problem with battery time remaining with power manager.it is not giving the correct time.loked through the lenovo support, no updates or anything about my battery.is there anyone has this issue?thanks

Answer:lenovo thinkpad edge 14: battery time remaning issue

see this post http://forums.lenovo.com/t5/X-Series-ThinkPad-Laptops/X301-Power-manager-3-29-showing-remaining-time...





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Dear Community,  I have bought a brand new ThinkPad Edge 420s in August 2011. I was happy with the quality of the product, which I bought because of its reputation of reliability and solidity.Unfortunately in December 2011, 6 months after I bought it, the Think Vantage tools notified a problem with the hard disk, which had to be changed. As the computer was under guarantee, it was picked up at my place, the hard disk was changed for free and it worked normally again. I was quite surprised by the fact that a key component of  a good quality computer should fail just 6 months after purchase, but I was happy with the support I had received and the computer worked normally again. Now last week, on December 6th, the computer froze suddenly and I have not been able to start it again since then. It starts but does not go further than the Lenovo welcome page. I called the support again, we booted it from disk, it did not work, we updated the BIOS and tried to boot it again but no results. It seems the hard disk died again and has to be changed. This time, the computer is not under guarantee, even though it is the very same component as the one changed exactly one year ago, I will have to pay for the repair.  I have several questions regarding this problem: -       Is it to be considered as normal that a computer costing about 1000? and sold for its reliability and solidity should fail (it is not usable at the moment) ... Read more

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I have recently started a new job and the company have purchased me a Thinkpad S230u. I have it hooked up to two screens and running it with the lid closed. I am also running through a thinkpad docking station. When the appliance goes to sleep it takes 10-15 seconds to awaken and present the log in screen. This happens regardless of being attached to the docking station and/or connected to a power supply. I have also checked that the Hybrid mode is switched off in the power options but still taking a very long time. Any tips on fixing this? Thanks in advance.

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I may have a hard time describing my situation here, but here goes! ThinkPad Edge E530c that on boot-up has dozens of 'hiccups' where the Windows 7 loading animation freezes for 1 second, resumes, freezes, resumes, etc.  Then when it's in Windows (after the 'Welcome to Windows sound even sounds distorted) ... Moving the cursor around (whether I use the trackpad or an external USB mouse) it'll freeze for a second, resume for a second, freeze for a second, etc.. For about 1 - 2 minutes.  After that 1 - 2 minute mark of being in Windows, it seems fine.  But it makes for 3 - 4 total minutes of annoyance during the boot-up process. We did a re-install of Windows, tested all hardware, even cloned the hard drive over to a SSD for a performance boost -- nothing seems to have helped. I haven't finished all the Windows updates yet and can't say for sure if it was doing this immediately after the re-install of Windows or if it started after a certain Windows update was loaded.  (I may try a System Restore to yesterday and see.)

Answer:ThinkPad Edge E530c - Hiccup at Boot, Cursor Freezes constantly for 1 second each time!

Hi BitzPC,
 
Welcome to Lenovo Community!
 

Can you check with uninstalling the graphic driver once?
Will the issue persists in ?safe mode? also?
Also check with uninstalling Anti-virus application.

Best regards,
Hemanth Kumar





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Hi, I have installed The windows 7 OS on an SSD, and installed all apps and drivers. I then took a system image back up and was halfway through backing up my data to an external eSATA G-drive when it seemed like it had hung. I forced he whole system to shut down through pressing and holding the power button and not the boot time seems to have trebled! What do you think I did? What can I do to fix this? Is the best thing to do to restore from the system image I have just created? Thanks if you can help!

Answer:Slow boot time after forcing computer to shut down during back up

Hi Wadders, welcome to Seven Forums.
I would do a clean install + BPTT

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I have recently purchased a lenovo laptop with config i5 7200u, 8 gigs of ram, 1 tb 5400 rpm hard drive, 4 gb of nvidia 940 mx graphics and windows 10 Home pre installed. When ever i turn on my laptop it takes 3 minutes to boot up completely after i enter the password. Is this normal or should i change any settings or something? Its been less than i week since i purchased this laptop!

Answer:Lenovo Ideapad 510 very slow boot up time

3 minutes to boot up completely after i enter the password



- it depends, amongst other things, on what is starting up.

You could try a clean boot for comparison:
Perform a Clean Boot in Windows 10 to Troubleshoot Software Conflicts Windows 10 Performance Maintenance Tutorials
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I have recently purchased a lenovo laptop with config i5 7200u, 8 gigs of ram, 1 tb 5400 rpm hard drive, 4 gb of nvidia 940 mx graphics and windows 10 Home pre installed. When ever i turn on my laptop it takes 3 minutes to boot up completely after i enter the password. Is this normal or should i change any settings or something? Its been less than i week since i purchased this laptop!

Answer:Lenovo Ideapad 510 very slow boot up time

3 minutes to boot up completely after i enter the password



- it depends, amongst other things, on what is starting up.

You could try a clean boot for comparison:
Perform a Clean Boot in Windows 10 to Troubleshoot Software Conflicts Windows 10 Performance Maintenance Tutorials
part 1

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I am using Lenovo G580 core i5 3rd gen, and having very slow boot time, my system takes more then one minute to boot, support site shows that your system supports Lenovo EE Boot Optimizer Version - 3 but i can't find it. so kindly provide me the link of it so that i can improve the boot time of my laptop. Thanks in advance.

Answer:About my Lenovo G580 too slow boot time.

Optimizing system is a tricky business....I use Norton Utilities (works flawless so far for about a half a year now) be vary carefulI i had to reinstall Firefox and Chrom twice alreadyI used EE Boot Optimizer and once it screwed up my windows i had to reinstall my OS(so i don't use it now) There could be 1 million problems that are causing a slow bootBad hard drivetoo many programscorrupted file / file systembad drivers .... and so on.... This is what i get on my G570 with regular HD @ 5400RPM 

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Okay, so everytime I run Chkdsk it always finds errors on the disk. I am unsure why, but if I run chkdsk back to back, it will keep constantly find new errors every time. Also, the Chkdsk takes about 2 and a half hours to complete, and always gets stuck at 10% for most of that time. [I run Chkdsk /f /r, it reboots the computer and runs]

This is what I have tried so far:
1) Running SFC /SCANNOW. It has fixed errors in the past used alongwith DISM. I just ran SFC again to be sure, no errors found.
2) Checking computer for malware. I have Malwarebytes Pro and Bitdefender Pro. I seriously doubt malware caused this since I have at most found 5 minor threats on my computer in the past year. Just to be sure, I ran a few scans in safe mode with Malwarebytes, and Hitman Pro, etc. All clean.

More Info on my problem:
The reason why I found out about the Chkdsk problem is because my computer has started booting up slow. About 2 weeks ago my computer would take 10 seconds to go from POST to login screen. Now it takes over 75 seconds [With Windows 8 Fast Start up Enabled]. I began investigating why, with no apparent reason. No big start up items, nothing running at start up that shouldn't be there.

Lately, I have been reading Errors and Warnings in Event Viewer as an idea to figure if anything was wrong. I have dealt with a few errors individually, but no improvement.

Here is some Info on programs I use on my computer.
1) Malwarebytes PRO [In Startup]
2) Bitdefender Total Security 2015... Read more

Answer:Chkdsk finds errors every time I run it [Slow Boot Time]

What make of hard drive? Best to run their drive checking tool if they have one. Does SMART show anything bad especially high reallocated sector count?

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Hello there.... we have some Lenovo T400s running Windows 7 and T500 running WinXP Pro that are experiencing slow response time when trying to access certain website from within our company network (particularly this global crossing Web meeting, google maps): https://core1.callinfo.com/interface/guest.jsp?host=globalcrossing ... it takes 10-15 minutes before it loads the meeting login screen and same response time for google maps to respond as well... the thing is, other Lenovo T400s, T61, and other HP desktop machines that are connected to the same network in our company does not experience this slow response time... HOWEVER, when these problematic T400s / T500 laptops are connected to external network (e.g. home DSL, hotel DSL/Cable modem) the problem goes away.   Our NETWORK ran tests to monitor traffic to the websites from our company's network but seem to connect just fine... just wondering if anybody out there experienced the same problem and know of a solution.  By the way, the two newer T400s that are experiencing the slow response time have the following BIOS version 1.11 (6HET26WW) and BIOS version 1.09 (6HET24WW).  Then a T400s that is also connected to the same network but not experiencing the problem has a BIOS version of 1.02 (6HET17WW - running WinXP Pro).   NOTE: We also connected a Linksys USB wireless adapter to connect to our wireless network in the company but same problem - and problem occurs even when connected via netw... Read more

Answer:T400s and T500 experiencing slow response time accessing certain websites from within our network

Network World posted an article about a free response time monitoring tool that would be worth checking out

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Just recently got my lenovo ideapad y410p and I've noticed that it has a somewhat slow boot up time. It seems to stay at the lenovo logo for about 50 seconds then goes to the login page. I do have windows 8.1 so I'm wondering if that's the case, but the thing is I had about the same boot up times with windows 8 before i upgraded to 8.1. Is there any way to cut down the boot up speed? I've seen videos of this labtop booting up in less than 10 seconds and my brother's labtop which has about half the specs start up in about 5 seconds.   













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Answer:Lenovo ideapad y410p slow start up boot time

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LENOVO THINKPAD EDGE E-530 64 bit WIN 7I would appreciate brilliant advice from someone who lives and breathes this stuff.Should I throw in the towel and reload my WIN 7 OS?Following is a list of my current crises followed by attempts to fix: No audio: Troubleshooter Fails To Identify Problem. abbrev (TFTIP)Unable to update OS for months; message: CANNOT START WINDOWS UPDATER;   TFTIPDownloaded Lenovo ThinkVantage Tools: installed: tried to run: got no response. System just remained on Start page.i.e. TFTIPGet constant messages that "Firewall is not running": When I elect "Start firewall," get a momentary pause, followed by "firewall not running" message. TFTIPSeems as if reinstalling Win7 might be best bet.Or, should I still be trying to remedy problems w/o reinstalling?Question: if i reinstall win 7, and I hAVE MY FILES SAVED IN A BACKUP HARDDRIVE OR FLASHDRIVE, WILL i HAVE TO REINSTALL ALL PROGRAMS SUCH AS OPEN OFFICE & MATHEMATICA ?Or - - IF I don't have an image of my complete system from when it was untroubled, is there any way for me to save my  "installation of programs such as Mathematica and MANY others, and "marry" that install back into my reloaded OS?  Perhaps create another partition on the hard drive, and transfer the "Installed programs" to that partition? Then alter only C drive on the OS reinstall?  Obvious to the reader here, that I don't know what I am talking about, but am  trying a shotgun approach in hope... Read more

Answer:THINKPAD EDGE E-530 - is it time to reinstall OS?

Hi michael2718,thanks for posting and welcome to the community. Based from what I read on your post its uncertain to as your machine is acting up the way it is. Before you attempt to reinstall the windows could you try updating your BIOS first and from there I'll guide through the steps. If no resolution can be found only the last resort will i guide you through the reinstallation of windows.The BIOS download can be found below.http://support.lenovo.com/en_US/downloads/detail.page?DocID=DS033264Hope this helps and please do post back your results.Regards

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Pretty sure I've some form of Malware/Spyware. I can't seem to get it off, so here I am. It takes a long time to shut down, my start bar theme will change back to default on occasion as well. My browser is being hijacked to a site which claims I've won a Walmart gift card. Also, my Google results are being redirected. If I'm in my browser for long enough, suddenly I won't be able to pull up new websites, everything stops loading, although my computer says I'm still connected to the internet, (says that the server took too long to respond) and a restart is necessary. Please help!

DDS (Ver_10-12-12.02) - NTFSx86
Run by Crazz25 at 16:01:33.23 on Mon 12/13/2010
Internet Explorer: 8.0.6001.18702 BrowserJavaVersion: 1.6.0_21

============== Running Processes ===============

C:\Program Files\Lavasoft\Ad-Aware\AAWService.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\rundll32.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\Program Files\Spyware Doctor\BDT\BDTUpdateService.exe
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C:\Program Files\Synaptics\SynTP\SynTPEnh.exe
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Answer:Browser Hijack/Malware. Google searches redirected. Slow boot up/shut down. Frequent freeze ups. Connection time-outs requirin...

I realize I'm not supposed to bump, but I really need help here, and it has been nearly a week. Please help me, I don't want to reinstall my OS!

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How many hours do i need to charge for first time charge for longer battery life span and efficiency on performance? Some people say 8 hours just like your phone.  Cheers,musahassan

Answer:Charging 6-cell battery for first time for Thinkpad Edge

On the way to buying my Edge, I purchased a Toshiba Satellite at Best Buy.  I took it back within a few days because there was a problem with the harddrive.  Anyway, one of the Geek Squad representatives (Geek Squad handles all technical related issues for Best Buy customers) told me to charge the battery fully prior to first use, then every day for the first month--but at a minimum of two to three times--use the battery up completely and recharge to full.  This will prolong the life of your battery.  He told me people think they are doing good by leaving their laptop plugged in all the time and the opposite is true.  A battery won't hold a charge if you keep it plugged in.  I thought that was pretty interesting! I can attest to the accuracy of this gentleman's information.  I have a Vaio laptop that absolutely can't hold a charge.  It doesn't last ten minutes.  I've kept it plugged into the wall almost constantly.  I had no idea!  I almost did a forehead smack right there in the store when I realized.

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I´m trying to Wake On Lan, and after some days thinking that don?t work, it works only 1 time. So start all process over again and don?t work. After repeat all steps, I realized that only works the first time you try to WOL after plug the power. If just shutdown from Windows 7 but not Unplug and re plug the power it will not WOL. If shutdown W7, unplug the power, plug the power and use any WOL, it works perfect every time. ¿Any idea to WOL without unplug and re plug the power? Thank you in advance

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Just three weeks ago I upgraded from my trusty T60p to a new and light T400s, first impressions of the new machine is great, however with one major disappointment. The system (Vista biz) BSOD everytime when I restart/shut down the machine. Driver in question is ndis.sys, blue screen can be seen here: http://i34.photobucket.com/albums/d119/compussr/IMG_4737.jpg    any suggestions on what to do from here?  Note from Moderator:  Image(s) >50k converted to link(s).Message Edited by JaneL on 08-10-2009 08:57 PM

Answer:LENOVO T400s BSOD every time during shut down

If applicable, try to uninstall Kaspersky Anti-Virus NDIS Filter.

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I recently bought a Lenovo thinkpad edge 11 with the core i3 380um and windows 7 64bt HP, the NVYGMH model. I updated the ram from 2gb to 4gb. I used a Kingston valueRam 2gb 1066mhz DDR3 soDIMM. Since i first used it, it has been very slow. Sometimes it runs great the first few minutes but then you see the visual effects of windows 7 start to feel sluggish, and the performance of the system goes down. I did run the tas manager, when its slow cpu usage is constantly around the 25 percent. I updated all the drivers and installed a new bios. I tried two different virus scanners. Avira and Avast. I also tried two different browsers but the problem still excist.The only software on the notebook i installed is dropbox, a virus scanner and firefox. Some websites give me little problems but some are really slow, like facebook. Also some (not all)  youtube movies seem to be corrupt, i get weird colors. I think it is something with the videocard. But the driver is up to date. Also the startup of the lenovo toolbox and power manager is really slow, but maybe thats normal. I am not sure what to do next, so i hope someone can help me, at this moment my notebook gives me a mixe feeling. I really like the build quality and how it looks an what it can do, but most of the times it feels slower than my old atom n270 notebook.

Answer:New Lenovo thinkpad edge 11 is very slow.

Do you have two antiviruses installed? That'd be a very bad thing to do.If not, try doing a total restore to factory, running ThinkVantage System Update, then Windows Update, and use it for a while before installing any other software.

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I just replaced my laptop motheboard. With the new motherboard, time always reset after shutdown, and sometimes the little internet icon in the bottom right corner would be invisible. So i upgraded my bios, and still have same problem. I have a LENOVO G470 with InsydeH2O BIOS. I have an image of the bios attached. Also, the bios can read the HDD.

Answer:BIOS showing invalid info, time resets every time shut down.

Did you install a CMOS battery? Is it new or used?
Check the Time zone, make sure it's correct.

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Using Edge causes my network adapter to stop working and I lose the internet connection. Getting it back takes at least five minutes. Restarting windows then hangs on restart so I have to force a shutdown.

Would report in windows feedback but it doesn't come up when I type it in the search menu.

Answer:Edge definitely given the boot for time being

Edge is a fairly large program. Have you been able to replicate the issue under any other circumstances? Other browsers, other heavy network applications? Have you gone to the manufactures website to download any recent or new drivers? They may have new network drivers. Does it only happen in a certain website and not on others? Any other issues?

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I have a 4 year old computer that runs perfectly, except when I turn it off at night and then back on the next day, I loose a few hours on the time date at bottom of screen. I ajust each time I use it but the same thing happens each time I turn it off. Could it be the clock battery or ? My operating system is Windows XP Home
Thanks Lc
 

Answer:Windows XP time/date clock looses time after shut down.

Welcome to TSG...A bad CMOS battery will cause your machine to lose time. If the system is four years old, you're eligible for that issue...also, if the system has spent any lengthy amount of time (weeks or more) unplugged from AC power, it's more likely to happen.

Next reboot (after leaving it overnight), enter BIOS (setup) and see if the time there is slipping as well.

The battery itself (if that's what's bad) is cheap to replace...less than five bucks.

Please give us some specs on the hardware-make, model, etc.-and we can help you with battery replacement instructions.
 

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Hi all;
All this while, the start up and shut down time for my Windows 8 is really fast.

However, starting from yesterday, i found out my shut down time has lagged considerably. What used to be a speedy shutdown now drags on and on. Can anyone help me to diagnosis what the problem may be?

The only change i can recall is installing EASUS partition master. However, neither did i change the partition nor save anything when exiting EASUS partition master. I only use it to view my partition size on my C Drive and D Drive. However, i have already done a clean uninstall of EASUS.

Answer:WIndows 8: Slow shut down time.

Did you install iTunes recently?

Did you add network drives? Or share your drives?

What were the last 3 or 4 programs that you installed?

Did you install a recent windows update?

How many shutdowns did you notice that was slow? Less than 4 times?

Is the bootup slow as well? or just shutdown?

Are programs waiting to close on your shutdown screen?

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So, overall I am liking the Edge 2, other then the placement of the power button that I bump way to often. I went through the fiasco of finding a SSD that would work in it, searching before I bought would of saved me the headache, but I have another issue. And onto my issue. Once, and this is the important part, once I get the Lenovo logo on the screen, its into Windows before I know it, like it is supposed to. The problem is, that it can take up to twice as long for the Lenovo logo to appear as to what it takes for the actual boot up. I hit the power button, the screen obviously lights up, but it will sit like that for a variable amount of time before it actually starts booting. Is there anyway to shorten/remove that delay. It's sad when my old ASUS with a 5400rpm hard drive will always beat my new Lenovo in boot up because of this delay. Thanks.

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Hi All,My laptop is 15 months old and has worked flawlessly until last week (this behavior started all of sudden).In 90% of the times I try to boot my E531 it just shows a black screen, even not possible to enter BIOS.Then I have to press and hold down the power switch and then retry to boot.After a couple of retries the laptop boots as normal and functions flawlessly.I already removed the battery, pressed power button for 60 seconds and then reboot,sometimes it works and others it doesn't.Hardware diagnostics did not find any issues.I tried to update the BIOS (v1.22 to v1.29) using windows tool and bootable CD-rom but without success (Update using tool does not work it give me error "failed to read BIOS", CD update gives an error that the necessary files are not on the CD).anyone have an idea what's wrong ?

Answer:can't boot edge E531most of the time

did you ever fix this issue?

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Hello!My newly installed windows 8.1 on my new laptop Lenovo ThinkPad E540 I have the unfamous boot problem... ( http://www.tomshardware.co.uk/answers/id-1773872/boot-time-cpu-led-stays-time-booting-works-fine.htm... )I've read all the stuff about hybrid shutdown and everything, tried to disable it, played with UEFI boot priority in BIOS, and when finally it seemed like FastBoot IS working, (tried it and everything went well and fast), today, when I turned on my lapop, it started, and after windows intro loading animation, it went black, and I heard like HDD stopped working (everything went silent - just like every time since I started to have this problem)...AND finally, I'm desperate...I turned my laptop off and on yesterday, just to test FastBoot, and, as I said, with no problems... but the day after, same thing happened...So - when I turn it off and start again in short time, it seems to work. But when I shut it down for example in the evening, in the morning it freezes again, have to turn it off by pressing power button and then on again, which works... It is driving me crazy..IS THERE SOMETHING TO GET IT WORK??

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My brother got this laptop as a gift but it stopped booting after a few uses, it will just show the name and say press enter to interrupt boot, I do not know if it's his motherboard or not and would like to know what is up with his laptop. Some suggestions would help as to how I can fix this or get help in fixing it, only recently has he asked and it's been months since it stopped so some help would be appreciated. Also I should mentioned i've never used a thinkpad before.

Answer:Lenovo Thinkpad Edge will not boot at all

It's pretty difficult to guess what might be wrong without some testing/investigation. The fact that you see a splash screen suggests that the motherboard's video and bios is working. If you are so inclined you could... Press on ON buttom and immediately press F12. Note - you must be pressing 'Fn' button at the lower left when pressing the F12.  This should get to the Boot device list.  If you have a bootable DVD, say from a OS try seeing if the DVD drive works.  If so, chances are there is a problem with your hard disk.  Maybe just a connector or maybe a failed drive. At that point you could remove the back cover and unseat/reseat the drive connector and see it that helps. It could also just be a necessary file in the Windows boot process is corrupted.  The thinkpad has multiple features to allow recovery such as factory recovery disks, Onetouch backup/restore, etc.  Of course, you have to apply those fairly soon after getting the computer. If any of this sounds confusing, then maybe finding a tech to look at it is a better idea. Hope this helps some.

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So the computer I have right now takes at least 3-7 minutes to do a shut down. Which is kinda ridiculous, I have made sure all drivers are up to date even the BIOS, all windows updates installed, and also tried clean boot by disabling all startup items, and all services except Microsoft, I also tried the normal boot option and that did not work,

any ideas guys?

--edit--

yes it is windows 7 64 bit

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i also tried this and it did not work Shut Down -Speed Up

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Hey! So I bought my Lenovo Thinkpad Edge E545 about a year and a half ago, and right out of the box this brand new computer was EXTREMELY slow. Internet pages load extremely slow, games play choppy and slow, I cannot watch streams with my computer, and I cannot view HD videos on any platform. This should not be happening with a brand new computer with 16 gigs of ram. I should've submitted it for repair or returned it earlier but I guess I always thought I would find the problem and download a driver or something and the problem would be fixed, but alas, it is still functioning like a laptop from 2001. Any advice or help is much appreciated, thanks.

Answer:Lenovo Thinkpad Edge E545 extremely slow

Hi Monger,
 
Welcome to Lenovo Forums.
 
Maybe you would want to remove any unnecessary think vantage software?s or other software?s that you don't need. 
 
Additionally try updating the OS and drivers, you can let Windows update do this. 
 
Try disabling all start-up programs, to see if's it's a faulty program. The easiest way is to use the msconfig program. I would also try seeing what program is eating up the resources, ctrl+shift+esc.
 
I hope the above information helps.
 
Regards,
Shashi
 
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Hey! So I bought my Lenovo Thinkpad Edge E545 about a year and a half ago, and right out of the box this brand new computer was EXTREMELY slow. Internet pages load extremely slow, games play choppy and slow, I cannot watch streams with my computer, and I cannot view HD videos on any platform. This should not be happening with a brand new computer with 16 gigs of ram. I should've submitted it for repair or returned it earlier but I guess I always thought I would find the problem and download a driver or something and the problem would be fixed, but alas, it is still functioning like a laptop from 2001. Any advice or help is much appreciated, thanks.

Answer:Lenovo Thinkpad Edge E545 extremely slow

Hi Monger,
 
Welcome to Lenovo Forums.
 
Maybe you would want to remove any unnecessary think vantage software?s or other software?s that you don't need. 
 
Additionally try updating the OS and drivers, you can let Windows update do this. 
 
Try disabling all start-up programs, to see if's it's a faulty program. The easiest way is to use the msconfig program. I would also try seeing what program is eating up the resources, ctrl+shift+esc.
 
I hope the above information helps.
 
Regards,
Shashi
 
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HELP!!!My Lenovo Thinkpad X1 Carbon has some real problems. It's my work laptop, and it's brand new. When I got it, it worked fine until I brought it home. I haven't plugged it into the charger for 2 days. When I tried to turn it on (even plug it in), it was dead. The Lenovo Service team changed its motherboard. After that, it worked fine until I did the same thing at home. I tried to turn it on, but this time it was charged, but not used.When I got to work, it was still dead and the Lenovo guy changed its battery. My boss was really upset (for the second time). And now I should probably never mention to my boss that it's dead again. I used it at home for work, and now it just won't start. I tried pressing the power buttor for 30s and similar things I read online, but nothing worked. I even tried the refresh button. No reaction. My charger is working properly, and while at work (while it was fine) I kept it charging all the time (like everybody else). I don't know what's wrong with this laptop. I mean, the motherboard and the battery have been replaced, and the charger works fine. I'm not doing any difficult work on it, I just use it for PDFs and Word and occasional web search. I can't go to work and say that my laptop is dead for the third time. No one will believe that it's not my fault ( P.S. is it possible for this laptop's battery to become empty even when I'm not using the laptop and it's not charging? Please help! At least I... Read more

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Hey guys, when I boot up my computer, it appears to be getting slower and slower.  The desktop takes awhile to come up.  Also at shutdown, it takes a little bit before I see the shutting down screen.  Sometimes I notice that something needs to close to continue but I can't tell what it is cause it won't stay on screen long enough.  Here's my dds log below: DDS (Ver_2012-11-20.01) - NTFS_AMD64Internet Explorer: 11.0.9600.17280Run by Steve at 21:27:53 on 2014-09-16Microsoft Windows 7 Professional   6.1.7601.1.1252.1.1033.18.4007.2239 [GMT -4:00].AV: avast! Antivirus *Enabled/Updated* {17AD7D40-BA12-9C46-7131-94903A54AD8B}SP: Windows Defender *Disabled/Updated* {D68DDC3A-831F-4fae-9E44-DA132C1ACF46}SP: avast! Antivirus *Enabled/Updated* {ACCC9CA4-9C28-93C8-4B81-AFE241D3E736}.============== Running Processes ===============.C:\Windows\system32\lsm.exeC:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k DcomLaunchC:\Windows\system32\ibmpmsvc.exeC:\Windows\Microsoft.Net\Framework64\v3.0\WPF\PresentationFontCache.exeC:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k RPCSSC:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalServiceNetworkRestrictedC:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalSystemNetworkRestrictedC:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k LocalServiceC:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k netsvcsC:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k GPSvcGroupC:\Program Files\Sandboxie\SbieSvc.exeC:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k NetworkServiceC:\Program Files\AVAST Software\Avast\AvastSvc.exec:\program files\sol... Read more

Answer:Boot time and shut down slowing down

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My Thinkpad T42 runs all the time and it is very slow. I have run Ad-Aware and Spybot and cleaned up any issues that were found.Here is my Hijack Log:Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.4Scan saved at 11:31:15 AM, on 9/20/2010Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v8.00 (8.00.6001.18702)Boot mode: NormalRunning processes:C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\ibmpmsvc.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\Ati2evxx.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exeC:\Program Files\IBM\IBM Rapid Restore Ultra\rrpcsb.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Intuit\Update Service\IntuitUpdateService.exeC:\Program Files\Java\jre6\bin\jqs.exeC:\Program Files\McAfee\SiteAdvisor\McSACore.exeC:\PROGRA~1\McAfee\MSC\mcmscsvc.exec:\PROGRA~1\COMMON~1\mcafee\mna\mcnasvc.exec:\PROGRA~1\COMMON~1\mcafee\mcproxy\mcproxy.exeC:\PROGRA~1\McAfee\VIRUSS~1\mcshield.exec:\PROGRA~1\mcafee.com\agent\mcagent.exeC:\Program Files\McAfee\MPF\MPFSrv.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\QCONSVC.EXEC:\Program Files\Analog Devices\SoundMAX\SMAgent.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\TpKmpSVC.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\TpShocks.exeC:\PROGRA~1\ThinkPad\PkgMgr\HOTKEY\TPHKMGR.exeC:\Program Files\Synaptics\SynTP\SynTPLpr.exeC:\Program Files\Synaptics\SynTP\SynTPEnh.exeC:\Program Files\Analog Devices\SoundMAX\SMTray.exeC:\Program F... Read more

Answer:Thinkpad T42 runs all the time and very slow.

Have you tried running CCleaner? You can download it at http://www.piriform.com/ itll clean your cache out. It also has a registry tool that works wonders, just back up the registry when it prompts you and run it like 3-4 times until nothing shows up.-------------------------------------------Read my blog for tech updates/reviews/troubleshooting http://techreally.blogspot.com

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So I got the E530. I7 and win 8. But, if I am using the Normal "lenovo" install of the Win 8, it takes way to long to boot up, and be ready for use. And just when I am done booting up, I can see, that already 28% of memory is used up. Just for "clean" windows. We are talking 5 min, from I press the power button, ontil I can open Internet explore/chrome. (and even then, it have to think for 10 sek, to open it up. When I did a clean install of Window 8 (from clean MS disk I got for for my Desktop PC) It still takes around 5 min, before windows is loaded. But now I am down to around 15-18% of memory use.  When I am installing program, and starting things up, it takes WAY to long. I have a laptop from HP, that is 6y old now, and is WAY faster at booting up windows 8, and other programs. Overall, for a laptop in this price range, I think its the worse laptop you can ever buy. It is something I would expect from a cheap end laptop, with Intel i3 with 500mb ram. (witch I think will be as fast as this one) Any ideas what can be the problem.   I tried to use lenovo scanning tools, but they all came out clean with no problems found. 

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This has been a reoccuring problem for me. I have had to reinstall windows about 6 times because my computer manufacturers told me, but it doesn't work.When I boot my computer up again it always takes me to this black screen saying you need to press f4 to run set up which is called BIOS Setup Utility. It says that checksum was bad and the time and date are not setup. I usually press excape so I can get to windows.This doesn't happen when I restart though... It also can't be viruses and spyware because I have so many programs and I only just got the internet two days ago and this happened the day after I reintalled windows. When I press shut down, the computer usually just stays on and the monitor or the cpu won't shut off. The monitor stays on the screen saying windows is shutting down forever.I tried to fix the time and date in the control panel but the next reboot, it goes back to january 1 2002.I need all the help I can get. Thanks

Answer:Shut down,date and time, and Boot problem

read more here>>http://www.computerhope.com/issues/ch000237.htmyou can adjust the time in the dos/cmd prompt by typing time?? but read the above.......link posted..and if a new pc have the makers repair it??and dont fiddle with it...my guess is this an old pc ........specs/make of it and o/s help u:)

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Hello & Thanks ,

The hover-event response time is too fast , and it triggers unwanted events .
Pls , how can i shut off the hover-event response(preferably) or drastically slow it down ?

Thanks...Vern

Answer:How to shut off or slow down pointer:hover-event response time .

Well , I found the recommended solution (but created a new prob):

http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/w...3-9ed95999379b

Welcome to Microsoft Community and thank you for posting your query.
You may follow the below steps to disable the mouse hover feature in windows 10 and check if it helps:
1. Right click on Start menu.
2. Click on Control Panel.
3. In the control panel window, select ?Ease of Access Centre? option.
4. Click on ?Make mouse easier to use?.
5. In make it easier to manage windows section uncheck ?Activate a window by hovering over it with the mouse? option.

There is a problem with that solution :
When in a Browser and i wish to right-click the current Tab , so I can duplicate the page , the right-click no longer works . No popup to give me the option(s) .
Is there a way to fix this ?
Thanks...Vern

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Two days back I just upgraded from Windows 7 Pro to Windows 10 Pro build 10240 RTM. I observed that while performance wise Win10 is faster than Win7, it is much slower than Win7 during shut down and start. During shut down it takes at least 5-10 seconds whereas Win7 took 4-5 seconds. During start up it takes 5-7 seconds during the Windows Logo loading screen, 10 seconds to load into the sign up screen and 10 more to load into desktop. Win7 on the other hand took about total 15 seconds for all the above tasks. While I can live with slow boot and shutdown, it is a little bit dissappointing considering MS claims that Win10 would boot faster than Win7 and 8.1 COMBINED. Do comment.

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Hello & Thanks ,

The hover-event response time is too fast , and it triggers unwanted events .
Pls , how can i shut off the hover-event response(preferably) or drastically slow it down ?

Thanks...Vern

Answer:How to shut off or slow down pointer:hover-event response time .

Well , I found the recommended solution (but created a new prob):

http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/w...3-9ed95999379b

Welcome to Microsoft Community and thank you for posting your query.
You may follow the below steps to disable the mouse hover feature in windows 10 and check if it helps:
1. Right click on Start menu.
2. Click on Control Panel.
3. In the control panel window, select ?Ease of Access Centre? option.
4. Click on ?Make mouse easier to use?.
5. In make it easier to manage windows section uncheck ?Activate a window by hovering over it with the mouse? option.

There is a problem with that solution :
When in a Browser and i wish to right-click the current Tab , so I can duplicate the page , the right-click no longer works . No popup to give me the option(s) .
Is there a way to fix this ?
Thanks...Vern

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Hi there, My new thinkpad X1 is booting up in around 1 minute and 30 seconds. Is this normal? It seems to take too much time. I also have the latest rapidboot driver on the X1 installed (1.1). Is there any way that I can speed up the boot process without buying a SSD?  RegardsMarc

Answer:Thinkpad X1 boot time

You'll need to defragment your drive on a regular basis with something good. MyDefrag is nice and free. The Windows built-in one is not too shabby. My preferred defragmenter is UltimateDefrag.You should also go to MSCONFIG.exe's Startup tab and uncheck processes that you don't think should start at boot or provide functionality you don't need or want. DO NOT mess with MSCONFIG's services tab; use Services for that.For reference, my W520 on a 500GB 7200RPM drive boots in 22 seconds + 5 seconds BIOS.

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Hi there! I Have a Lenovo Thinkpad edge E540 running Windows 7.I wanted to reload windows, but about halfway through the recovery installation, it crashed.Now I am unable to do anything further. The only thing it says is "BOOTMGR is missing" What can I do to reinstall windows? Thank you

Answer:Lenovo Thinkpad Edge E540 unable to boot

Fix the Hard-drive with Boot Repair Disk :http://sourceforge.net/p/boot-repair-cd/home/Home

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Hi, I have a 2010 Lenovo Thinkpad Edge Notebook (NSW DET SCHOOL LAPTOP) and it was unlocked by the tech guy at school when I graduated 18 months ago. Worked perfectly fine until a couple of months ago when it just crashed and wont load past the first page. Have tried several hard resets, etc but no luck. I have important documents on the notebook and I need to get it working again as I have to transfer all my school and work documents to my macbook. I received the notebook from my school about 3 years ago, if that and never had any issues until now. Any advice would be greatly appreciated! Thankyou

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Hi, I have a 2010 Lenovo Thinkpad Edge Notebook (NSW DET SCHOOL LAPTOP) and it was unlocked by the tech guy at school when I graduated 18 months ago. Worked perfectly fine until a couple of months ago when it just crashed and wont load past the first page. Have tried several hard resets, etc but no luck. I have important documents on the notebook and I need to get it working again as I have to transfer all my school and work documents to my macbook. I received the notebook from my school about 3 years ago, if that and never had any issues until now. Any advice would be greatly appreciated! Thankyou

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Hi, I have a 2010 Lenovo Thinkpad Edge Notebook (NSW DET SCHOOL LAPTOP) and it was unlocked by the tech guy at school when I graduated 18 months ago. Worked perfectly fine until a couple of months ago when it just crashed and wont load past the first page. Have tried several hard resets, etc but no luck. I have important documents on the notebook and I need to get it working again as I have to transfer all my school and work documents to my macbook. I received the notebook from my school about 3 years ago, if that and never had any issues until now. Any advice would be greatly appreciated! Thankyou

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I ordered a ThinkPad T61 in May and I have had the machine for about a month now. I am very pleased with the machine and it is easily the most comfortable laptop to work on that I have ever used. The keyboard is fantastic to type on, the screen, although a little dim, is also a pleasure to use. WSXGA+ is a nice upgrade from my previous notebook, and the screen is very sharp. The overall build quality of the machine is superb. There is a bit of flex in a few areas, but not enough to bother me, and I feel confident that even after daily use this laptop will last a long time. I also find several of the included apps pretty handy, they are a nice step up from the typical bloatware included with most consumer machines these days in my opinion. The machine is also blissfully quiet which was one of my key requirements (the HP it is replaced sounded like a hair dryer most of the time). So I am very pleased with the laptop itself, but unfortunately I am quite disappointed with my interactions with Lenovo so far. No one has been rude, but I can only describe my impression of the company as confused and disorganized, which is odd for an allegedly first rate technology company. As I have mentioned in other threads, I ordered my T61 on 5/28, there was an estimated ship date of 6/11 which seemed very reasonable. I checked back on my order a little later and saw that the estimated ship date had slipped to 6/18, a little disappointing, but still not totally unreasonable. I called L... Read more

Answer:First time ThinkPad buyer: great hardware, but very dissapointed with Lenovo

Definately an "Oops!" story!  Hope the trip went smooth!





Frintin rocks!

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Hi everyone,

I've had this problem for a while and it drives me nuts. Every time I shut down my computer it will crash the next time I power up and try to boot windows 7. I can go in and out of sleep or hibernate without issue but if I ever shut down my system it will BSOD during the next power on. After this initial BSOD there are usually a series of BSOD (usually they report different error codes) in subsequent restarts. Eventually the system does seem to stabilize and stop crashing. Once things are working it will run for literally months without another BSOD.

Any help would be appreciated. Thanks so much

Win 7 Ultimate x64 (retail)
8gb DDR3 ram
i5 750 @ 2.67ghz
RadeonHD 5770 1gb

system is less than 2 years old and OS was last installed ~18 months ago (c: partition reformat and clean install)

Answer:BSOD on boot every time after I shut down, error 0x00000024

Security Software (this is just a check that you have security software and it is running properly; nothing needs to be done at this time regarding this): Microsoft Security Essentials; SUPERAntiSpyware.

Possible out of date drivers:
Code:
AsUpIO fffff880`04588000 fffff880`0458e000 Sun Jul 05 20:21:38 2009 (4a515fb2) 0000edf8 AsUpIO.sys
ASUS hardware monitoring software; probably not a problem that it is out of date...

Code:
Microsoft (R) Windows Debugger Version 6.12.0002.633 AMD64
Copyright (c) Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.
Loading Dump File [D:\Kingston\BSODDmpFiles\BobbleHead\Windows_NT6_BSOD_jcgriff2\032412-30030-01.dmp]
Mini Kernel Dump File: Only registers and stack trace are available

Symbol search path is: SRV*C:\SymCache*http://msdl.microsoft.com/download/symbols
Executable search path is:
Windows 7 Kernel Version 7601 (Service Pack 1) MP (4 procs) Free x64
Product: WinNt, suite: TerminalServer SingleUserTS
Built by: 7601.17727.amd64fre.win7sp1_gdr.111118-2330
Machine Name:
Kernel base = 0xfffff800`03c4a000 PsLoadedModuleList = 0xfffff800`03e8e650
Debug session time: Sat Mar 24 22:05:00.190 2012 (UTC - 6:00)
System Uptime: 0 days 0:06:42.486
Loading Kernel Symbols
...............................................................
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Loading User Symbols
Loading unloaded module list
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Hi all,

Been having a strange problem with my PC over the last two weeks but I've got no idea what's causing it. It can work fine for an entire day and then suddenly it will freeze for a second or so, and then begin having problems.

It freezes momentarily every 10-15 seconds, including audio, mouse movement, keyboard input etc. It also suffers drops in performance as folders fail to load, browser doesn't respond etc.

Sometimes the issue resolves itself after 30-40 minutes, other times it has persisted through several restarts. It's also caused shut downs to take upwards of 30 minutes on 4-5 occasions.

I've included my DXDiag if that's any use. If there's anything other information that will help me resolve the problem, please do let me know. Very grateful for any help or advice

Cheers
Code:
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System Information
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Time of this report: 3/17/2015, 01:35:49
Machine name:
Operating System: Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit (6.1, Build 7601) Service Pack 1 (7601.win7sp1_gdr.150202-1526)
Language: English (Regional Setting: English)
System Manufacturer: System manufacturer
System Model: System Product Name
BIOS: BIOS Date: 02/05/10 19:13:52 Ver: 08.00.10
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-2600K CPU @ 3.40GHz (8 CPUs), ~3.4GHz
Memory: 8192MB RAM
Available OS Memory: 8172MB RAM
Page File: 2569MB used, 13772MB available
Windows Dir: C:... Read more

Answer:Random Temp Freeze, Slow Performance, Huge Shut Down Time

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....this pretty much sums it up. I did a scan disk, installed a new virus protection (avast), ccleaner, ran new scans and nothing seems to work. Before I resort to the likely inevitable solution (restoring back to factory settings), anyone want to try and see if we can fix this without having to wipe out the hard drive?

Answer:Vista running extremely slow and takes a really long time to shut down

Hi....This was happenning to me & it ended up being that I had a failing Hard Drive. Check your Hard Drive first to make sure that it's ok.

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Hi, I have a ThinkPad X200. Now I have updated the BIOS to the latest version, butboot time is about 10 minutes ... does anyone know why?













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Answer:Boot time ~ 10 min ThinkPad X200

Just read the readme of the BIOS update.
 
After update turn the compuer on, fress F1 to enter the BIOS.
Press F9 - load defaults to intialize the BIOS and then exit the BIOS with F10 - yes and turn off the computer.
After that procedure the laptop shluld start up as fine as before the update.

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Hi,
 
As usually, there is a notable lack of information regarding BIOS settings. So after updating BIOS to latest version and enabling every secure option inside BIOS, I'd like to know:

WHY it will still say "Secure Boot: Off"?
What is "Operating Mode"?
What is "Secure Boot Mode"?

 
Help? Ideas? Something?
 
Thanks.
 
Link to pic
 
 
 
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Answer:Lenovo ThinkPad Edge S430 UEFI Secure Boot

Nevermind: I found that you just have to "Restore Factory Keys" and then it's enabled.Tough I don't know why.





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I have a brand new Lenovo Thinkpad Edge e545 with download speeds in the 0.15 mbs range. Ethernet gives it about 30 mbps. No, it is not my router--other lenovo laptop wifi connections are perfectly normal for my broadband at 25 mbps. It is windows 8.1 fully updated. I tried to find drivers and downloaded the supposedly correct wireless LAN driver, but no success. Sometimes when started plugged in to battery power or just after being plugged in to ethernet it has high wifi download speed. Also the webcam is not showing picture, which driver should I download? And I am getting an audio driver fail notice.This is a brand new laptop, and Lenovo is quickly losing a loyalty. The only way they would help me on their renowned customer service site is if I paid $99.99. Any info is appreciated.

Answer:Lenovo e545 thinkpad edge absurdly slow wireless download speed

I am having the exact same problem with the wireless internet. A system reboot seems to fix the problem temporarily, but over time the performance degrades. I am using a 64-bit Windows 7 OS. Let me know if you find anything out!

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Excuse my poor grammar. Hi, I bought a lenovo thinkpad t440s from outlet for around $800 in August (I'm a college student so that's a lot for me).  On the Outlet website said that sale from $1600 to $800 (almost 50% off). When I got it no webcam and have to send in for fixing few week after.  Sent in 4 time for fixing wasted a lot of my time.  Try to call lenovo for a replacement on my 4th time, but they said that they can't replace it since fixing is possible.  After I got my laptop back, the laptop pop up with another problem. Almost half the time I got this laptop are sending back and forth and waiting for them to fix it but it keep leading to more problem.Any suggestion on what I should do?p.s Try not to buy any laptop from lenovo outlet. If you do check very carefully before you buy! They will sell you one with bad shardware!

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Hi Guys, Thanks in advance, please help me out, my thinkpad some time start some times it get started some time it does not, once it is started some time it get hanged, i dont know what is the problem, can any body help me out, what could be problem, how it can be fixed. Bye

Answer:My Thinkpad T40 is not working, some time it work some time it does not

Welcome to the forum! Unfortunately, it seems that your T40 has become a victim od the infamous GPU failure that these machines are known for, when the graphic card starts detaching itself from the rest of the system board. Re-balling or re-flowing the solder in that area, along with motherboard replacement are only permanent cures. More on this issue can be found here: http://forum.thinkpads.com/viewtopic.php?t=33952 http://forum.thinkpads.com/viewtopic.php?t=57021 Good luck. 

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After an update days ago many configurations were changed , including the default application to open pdf files ,
it was changed to open with Microsoft Edge.
I changed it to open with my preference , Adobe Reader.
However It happens that every day I boot the system pdfs are set to open with Edge once again.
Is there any other way than ?Choose default apps by file type? or ?right click the file > choose open with > choose other application? to change the file association ?

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After an update days ago many configurations were changed , including the default application to open pdf files ,
it was changed to open with Microsoft Edge.
I changed it to open with my preference , Adobe Reader.
However It happens that every day I boot the system pdfs are set to open with Edge once again.
Is there any other way than ?Choose default apps by file type? or ?right click the file > choose open with > choose other application? to change the file association ?

ps.: the same happens with files such mp4 , wma and .flac to be opened with Groove
I think this is a dirty trick on behalf of MIcrosoft to favor Edge and Groove

Answer:Every time I boot the system “Edge” is default program to open pdfs

If you're trying to open PDFs from within Edge, then Edge will automatically open them, regardless of what your system default setting is. AFAIK, that doesn't change with the Anniversary Update. Bad Microsoft, bad boy!

However, once you've chosen "Default apps by file type" or other system settings -- AND you haven't been synching your MS account with other devices -- then, opening a PDF file in File Explorer, IE, or any other program will open it in Adobe Reader (or Reader DC, as the case may be).

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I have a Toshiba Satellite L505 running Windows 7 Home Premium, 3GB ram, 2.1GHz Intel Core2 Duo. I bought it new 11/10. I've had increasing problems over the past several months - IE(9) often crashes, especially when I try to open a PDF from the web. Sometimes other browsers can't open PDFs either. Sometimes IE just processes and doesn't open any webpage. I'm continually asked to install Google Toolbar, and it won't accept "don't allow". Sometimes I get a message that a program has tried to change my home page. I've ran several programs to try and fix things - Ad-Aware, Spybot, System Mechanic Premium, System Suite, and Driver Genius. I usually installed, ran, and uninstalled these utilities in hopes they wouldn't conflict with each other. I used AVG from the time I bought the PC until it expired this month andI switched to Kasperskys. I suspect trying a variety of products only made matters worse or my obsession with Jenkat Games has wrecked havoc with the system.

When it started taking over 2 min to start up and over 3 min to shut down, I decided to turn to you. When I ran HJT, I got an error message - see the message and host images attached as hjterror.doc. I clicked ok and hjt went ahead and ran.
When I ran the GMER scan, it scanned for 40 hrs straight before I finally clicked on 'stop' and saved the file. At one point it was scanning the C:\ windows folder and 12 hrs later it was scanning C:\games so I think ... Read more

Answer:Slow response time, wireless connection problems, shut down takes forever

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Hello, everybody!I'm living in Russia. Some time ago I bought thinkpad edge e130 with core i3 3227U and 500 gb hdd.This notebook has empty mSATA port. I know that I can install ssd as a cache.But I want to use 128 gb ssd disk and install windows 7 pro 64 bit on it (and leave 500gb hdd to keep files on it).How can I make this?Sorry, if this forum already have answer on this question.













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Answer:Lenovo thinkpad edge e130 msata ssd install as boot device

Hello and welcome,
 
There's an existing thread that may help:  http://forums.lenovo.com/t5/ThinkPad-Edge-S-series/Type-of-HDD-in-Edge-E130-and-question-about-msata...
 
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Recently i bought a Lenovo y500 laptop with 12 ram and 16gigs of SSD. It came with Windows 8 by deffault and what i wanted was to install Linux Ubuntu 12.04 alognside with the Windows 8. It didn't work out, because i could only log into linux. When i tried to log in in Widonws it said: "unknown command drivemap      invalid EFI file path, so i used the one key recovery.It loaded Windows but i noticed 2 things:1st. After loading the Lenovo logo the screen turns black without the cursor on it and stays that way for about 17-25 sec. That means that from 20 sec boot time now it is 40+.How could i fix that one?2nd. After creating the backup i divided the 1tb disk into smaller discs and after the rocovery they were the way i left them with all the games and media on them. I thought that the one key recovery would undo the partiton i have made.The 2nd one isnt bugging me out so much but the 20 secs extra boot time do. The changes i have made in bios are disabling secure boot and switching boot mode from UEFI to legacy. After that i switched secure boot to enabled and the boot mode to UEFI as it was in the beginning. 

Answer:Lenovo y500 black screen after the lenovo logo slows down boot time

hi psskobraa,
 
Welcome to the Lenovo Forums.
 
Regarding your questions:
1. The additional 17-25sec boot time is probably caused by the UEFI Firmware / UEFI boot loader (see this flowchart) - this probably got modified when you installed Ubuntu. Can you try to boot back into the BIOS, press F9 to load default settings then press F10 to save It settings. If this doesn't work, is the boot time the same when Disabling Secure Boot and UEFI set to Disabled/Legacy first?
 
2. OneKey Recovery usually reimage the OS partition only (i.e. C:\) and will not affect any other partitions (i.e. D:\)
 
 
Best regards,
neokenchi

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Asus P8Z77 V Deluxe mobo.
Seasonic 1050W modular PSU
i7 2700k
Noctua NH D14 air cooler
Corsair Vengeance RAM 1600 (mobo - native is 1333mhz)

Sometimes, when I access my BIOS, on the first page I see, it will show UEFI boot disk in the boot order at the bottom of the screen.
When I access my BIOS at other times, it does not show the UEFI boot disk. (large stripe on disk icon that says UEFI).
There are times when I boot my computer, I see a black ASUS splash screen before booting into windows.
Other times, I see a Red/Black splash screen with another company's name.
Is this normal?

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The automatic boot order in BIOS, it lists 2 devices.
my mechanical harddrive (disk 0) as option 1. Then my dvd drive as option 2.
The problem is my boot drive (with OS) is on an SSD (disk 1).
I tried to change it, but the boot order only shows DVD and mechanical HDD options.
I had to use the boot override option, which lists my SSD.

I just did a fresh install of win7, then upgraded to Win10. I only had the SSD connected.
I did not remove the win7 OS from my mechanical drive until I was sure Win10 would upgrade properly on my SSD. After the upgrade was working, I connected both HDDs and booted up I got some type of boot error. No boot sector found please enter a disk or reboot - something like that.
When I rebooted with the spinner disconnected, win10 started normally, afterwhich I hot connected the spinner disk and then formatted it to use as my data driv... Read more

Answer:BIOS boot issue and has UEFI boot option one time, next time it doesnt

This all stems from having both drives connected at the same time when you originally set this up and has caused the MBR location for both drives to be stored on one drive, your HDD (spinner). Which explains your very first boot error message (No boot sector found please enter a disk or reboot - something like that).

I would start from scratch; remove the SSD first and leave the HDD (spinner) and do a clean install on that with your original OS. Then upgrade to 10. Once done remove HDD and attach SSD and do a clean install of of original OS and then upgrade to 10 on that. This way the MBR is stored on the correct drive for each OS install and this should correct your BIOS flash screen problem.

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I am the owner of the company and the closest thing we have to an adminstrator. My desktop is running slow, internet is very slow and keystrokes are delayed quite often. The keyboard is wired so I know it is not a battery situation. I have run virus scans until I am blue in the face, it has not fixed the problem. I had an IT tech install SYmantec ENdpoint about two years agao and it seems that has been causing problems as well. I have tried to remove Endpoint protection from the desktops and network server but it will not fully uninstall. I do not know if that is part of the problem. Attached is the DDS log and Gmer log.

Please help.

Answer:Computer is slow, keystrokes are delayed, internet is sl0w and redirects from time to time.

Hello and Welcome to the forums! My name is Gringo and I'll be glad to help you with your computer problems. Somethings to remember while we are working together.Do not run any other tool untill instructed to do so!Please Do not Attach logs or put in code boxes.Tell me about any problems that have occurred during the fix.Tell me of any other symptoms you may be having as these can help also.Do not run anything while running a fix.We apologize for the delay in responding to your request for help. Here at Bleeping Computer we get overwhelmed at times, and we are trying our best to keep up. Please note that your topic was not intentionally overlooked. Our mission is to help everyone in need, but sometimes it takes just a little longer to get to every request for help. No one is ignored here.Click on the Watch Topic Button and select Immediate Notification and click on proceed, this will help you to get notified faster when I have replied and make the cleaning process faster.In order for me to see the status of the infection I will need a new set of logs to start with.Please print out or make a copy in notpad of any instructions given, as sometimes it is necessary to go offline and you will lose access to them.DeFogger: Please download DeFogger to your desktop.

Double click DeFogger to run the tool.
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It took me 1 minute to open it, and any command takes at least 5 seconds to be followed SINCE DECEMBER! I've tried to unninstall it multiple times, but no effect.

Answer:Is someone experiencing a serious time glitching with Netflix app for xbox one?

Mine doesn't work either. Since the new system update I can no longer play Netflix on my Xbox One. The entire application freezes my system and I have to manually unplug it to turn it off, it just stops responding. I tried deleting it and reinstalling it, my network connection is fine, every other game or application I play doesn't have this problem, and Netflix still works on my Xbox 360. So what is it? There's some sort of bug in either the new system update or a recent Netflix update which I installed but neither parties have come up with a solution yet, while it's affecting quite a great deal of people.?

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I got a brand new laptop a couple months ago (Dell I558 with Windows 10) and am experiencing the green ribbon of death. It only started happening in the past two weeks when I plug in a new 2tb external which is almost full now (got it a month ago). What do I need to check to alleviate this problem? the only other solution I can see is turning off thumbnails in file explorer but I'd rather not do that. Thanks!

I also had a question that I just need some assurance on. So I managed to import a couple of HD videos onto my 2tb external while the green ribbon of death was happening with it and upon restarting and checking to see if the file might have corrupted in the process, everything seems normal to me for now. So is it possible to still transfer files while the green ribbon is still going without any errors?

Answer:I am experiencing the green ribbon of death for the first time

I am not an expert on this but I believe it is quite safe to leave the green ribbon slowly working its way along the top of File Explorer. Sometimes it can take over 45mins on a full 2TB drive especially if there are any ownership or security issues as can sometimes happen if you have backups from other PCs on there.

If it persists after completing one of these successfully it would be worth running the error checking routine on it to see if it finds anything. (This is found by right clicking the drive and selecting Properties and Tools.)

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I've had a Lumia 920 for almost one year. What happens is that I've never had something that you will call amazing battery life. But with time it's been getting worse and worse. And now even at 100% charge the phone shows an approximate of 11 hours of battery remaining. It's ridiculous and even if it lasted that said 11 hours. But it only lasts for about 7 hours. I have tried all, almost nothing is running on the background and my e mail is set to manual, it's very frustrating. Please, help, this is unbearable. I have considered on changing the battery but I'm not sure if that would be the real problem. And since I live in Costa Rica it is very difficult to find support. Note I bought this phone at amazon and came with a French firmware.

Answer:My Lumia 920 still experiencing battery drain after all this time. Help!

Have you thought about or done a hard reset?
Starting from scratch alleviated many of my battery issues in the early weeks of 8.1.

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Hey all,

Just booted up, and about 20 seconds after getting into Windows, I got a BSOD. I wasn't looking at the screen when it happened but I briefly saw some type of counter, increasing in number, up to 100, at which point the computer restarted. Any clues? Thanks for your help!

Problem signature:
Problem Event Name: BlueScreen
OS Version: 6.1.7601.2.1.0.256.1
Locale ID: 1033

Additional information about the problem:
BCCode: 4a
BCP1: 0000000076FB132A
BCP2: 0000000000000002
BCP3: 0000000000000000
BCP4: FFFFF8800AB9DB60
OS Version: 6_1_7601
Service Pack: 1_0
Product: 256_1

Files that help describe the problem:
C:\Windows\Minidump\021116-7768-01.dmp
C:\Users\JP\AppData\Local\Temp\WER-17097-0.sysdata.xml

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Hi,

I just noticed the clock on my Windows 10 tablet is running noticeably slow.
Over the last few days I've seen wrong times and done a manual sync to the time server, which sets it right again.

Now, if I bring up the calendar display, it's clear that the seconds are counting up in something like 1.25 second intervals.

Has anyone seen anything like this before?

Answer:Windows time clock running slow, losing time.

Please see this thread for possible solutions: Clock "slows down", yet is able to manually sync correctly.

Note that the OP has still not been able to fix it but it would be worth checking with him.

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Good morning to everyone reading this.

Approximately 7 days ago I made the giant leap from Windows 7 professional to 10.1 professional. Since then, I've been experiencing visual issues that may be hardware related. I say maybe, because I'm not entirely sure of the cause, or how to go about fixing them.

1. Around the outside of the box I've written in I see a thin red line which is constantly there which is becoming increasingly distracting.

2. Quite often when I reopen Google Chrome, it will start in minimised view. I then have to click the icon in the top right of the screen next to the close icon to expand it to full screen.

Then there is my mouse cursor which seems quite large, and has quite an ugly yellow fill with a thin black border around the outside. Finally there is my webcam which is a Logitech C-270 HD webcam which we bought so we bought so we could skype family members overseas. The camera will work on it's own, but will not work as it should on Skype.

If anyone is able to offer any advice with the issues stated here, I would really appreciate some input.
Below are the specs of the pc.
Many thanks.

Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.2
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 10 Pro, 32 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Duo CPU E8400 @ 3.00GHz, x64 Family 6 Model 23 Stepping 10
Processor Count: 2
RAM: 2009 Mb
Graphics Card: Intel(R) G41 Express Chipset (Microsoft Corporation - WDDM 1.1)
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Answer:First time user of Windows 10 experiencing technical issues.

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Please help!
 
The problem occurs when I try to turn on the machine from a cold start up.  Restarting the machine has a normal operation time.  During the time the Laptop is trying to boot and reach the lenovo splashscreen, the power LED stays on and the keyboard backlight remains illuminated.  Toggling the Caps lock key is unresponsive in toggling the caps lock led indicator at this time.  I also tried plugging in an external monitor to see if it that was the issue.
 
I have tried swapping HDD with no success with another HDD from a lenovo Thinkpad, and from another Lenovo y580.  The HDD from my y580 boots on either machine with no problem.  HDD from either machine into my Y580 did not improve the boot time response.
 
When the y580 is trying to reach the splash screen, if I plug in the AC adapter, the machine emits one audio beep.
 
I have tried booting with and without AC adapter and with and without battery input.  All combinations yield long boot times.
 
Boot times in general can vary from 5 mins to 15 mins.  I downloaded lenovo solution center and ran the hardware scan and there was no issue with the mobo or the graphics card.
 
Getting to the 'Lenovo' splashscreen takes around 15 mins. Afterwards, Windows 8.1 loads with no problem and the system is very responsive.  Games and applications run smoothly.  My solution was to keep the computer in hibernation mode when not in use.  After m... Read more

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Hello helpers,My PC running very slow currently with just a few application opened. IE crash down occasionally especially for some sites with java enpowered even though i have updated java version and windows updated at 6/12. Pls see my log as follows and advice! ThanksLogfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2Scan saved at 1:14:49AM, on 6/12/2008Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16735)Boot mode: NormalRunning processes:C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\Program Files\Lavasoft\Ad-Aware\aawservice.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\LEXBCES.EXEC:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\LEXPPS.EXEC:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXEC:\Program Files\Adobe\Adobe Acrobat 7.0\Distillr\Acrotray.exeC:\Program Files\ESET\ESET NOD32 Antivirus\egui.exeC:\WINDOWS\SOUNDMAN.EXEC:\WINDOWS\VM_STI.EXEC:\Program Files\Common Files\Real\Update_OB\realsched.exeC:\Program Files\Java\jre6\bin\jusched.exeC:\WINDOWS\PhiMouPro.exeC:\WINDOWS\PHILED.exeC:\WINDOWS\ModLEDKey.exeC:\Program Files\Lexmark 2200 S... Read more

Answer:My PC running damn slow, IE crash from time to time

Hello and welcome to Bleeping ComputerWe apologize for the delay in responding to your request for help. Here at Bleeping Computer we get overwhelmed at times, and we are trying our best to keep up. Please note that your topic was not intentionally overlooked. Our mission is to help everyone in need, but sometimes it takes just a little longer to get to every request for help.If you have since resolved the original problem you were having, we would appreciate you letting us know. If not please perform the following steps below so we can have a look at the current condition of your machine. If you have not done so, include a description of your problem, along with any steps you may have performed so far.Upon completing the steps below a staff member will review and take the steps necessary with you to get your machine back in working order clean and free of malware.Thanks and again sorry for the delay.We need to see some information about what is happening in your machine. Please perform the following scan:Download DDS by sUBs from one of the following links. Save it to your desktop.DDS.comDDS.scrDDS.pifDouble click on the DDS icon, allow it to run.A small box will open, with an explaination about the tool. No input is needed, the scan is running.Notepad will open with the results, click no to the Optional_ScanFollow the instructions that pop up for posting the results.Close the program window, and delete the program from your desktop.Please note: You may have to disable ... Read more

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Hello!

Can someone help me, because i dont know where the reason could be, since i didn`t install any new programs or had virus problems. It just becomes slow, then I restart and sometimes it helps and sometimes doesn´t...
Help?
 

Answer:winxp computer running slow (from time to time)

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Hello,

I have here two Lenovo Yoga 2 13 which initialy run with Windows 8.1. After the Windows 10 Upgrade this two laptops starts to throw the BSOD 133. There is no way to replicate the BSOD. The two laptops can work for a week without the BSOD and the next week the BSOD 133 happens every second day and after this it works again for a few days. It happens when the laptop is in use or when it just stand there - I didn't see any thing which is always the same so I could say this triggers the BSOD.
I made a clean install (removed everything - partitions and so on) of Windows 10 Home on one of this two Yogas. But the bluescreen wasn't fixed. Same like before. Bluescreenview tells me always the same drivers: igdkmd64.sys or hal.dll or hdaudbus.sys and always ntoskrnl.exe. I updated the sound and gfx driver and tweaked the energy settings but nothing what I try helps. Did I miss something in the minidump files and another driver is the problem?

Thank you
Thomas

Answer:BSOD 133 from time to time on two Lenovo Yoga 2 13

Hi hitzi,

Welcome to the 10forums

Please check Lenovo for driver updates for the touchpad drivers for the Windows 10 Home system, per the dumps and WER logs the Synaptics drivers look to be causing the crashes.

Please upload logs from the DM Log Collector for the Windows 10 Pro system, analysis for each system is required as 2 systems having the same BSODs does not mean the causes are the same.

Please fill in your system specsPlease follow this tutorial and download the tool. The tool will give you detailed information about your system specs, please fill in your system specs more completely including PSU, cooling and other used stuff like mouse, keyboard, monitor, case, etc.
The PSU, cooling and other stuff are NOT mentioned in the tool.How to fill in your system specs:

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Hi,I replaced the optical drive with a 2. hdd (with hdd caddy), but it disappeares frome time to time, randomly. I can see both drives in bios, but windows 10 cant connect it.i7 4702MQ, 8 GB ram, R7 M265 Kingston SV300S37A120G 120GB SSD in the main SATA drive1TB WD Scorpio Blue in SATA caddy

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Hello,

I have here two Lenovo Yoga 2 13 which initialy run with Windows 8.1. After the Windows 10 Upgrade this two laptops starts to throw the BSOD 133. There is no way to replicate the BSOD. The two laptops can work for a week without the BSOD and the next week the BSOD 133 happens every second day and after this it works again for a few days. It happens when the laptop is in use or when it just stand there - I didn't see any thing which is always the same so I could say this triggers the BSOD.
I made a clean install (removed everything - partitions and so on) of Windows 10 Home on one of this two Yogas. But the bluescreen wasn't fixed. Same like before. Bluescreenview tells me always the same drivers: igdkmd64.sys or hal.dll or hdaudbus.sys and always ntoskrnl.exe. I updated the sound and gfx driver and tweaked the energy settings but nothing what I try helps. Did I miss something in the minidump files and another driver is the problem?

Thank you
Thomas

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Norton 360 shows no viruses. When I boot up computer, programs in system tray are slow to load. Also, on first attempt only, Internet Explorer 8 takes 2-3 seconds .. after that, it loads faster. Not sure what's causing this. Please help, and thank you in advance!Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.4Scan saved at 7:04:07 PM, on 12/8/2010Platform: Windows 7 (WinNT 6.00.3504)MSIE: Internet Explorer v8.00 (8.00.7600.16671)Boot mode: NormalRunning processes:C:\Windows\vVX6000.exeC:\Program Files (x86)\Upromise\dca-ua.exeC:\Program Files (x86)\Upromise\UpromiseTray.exeC:\ProgramData\FLEXnet\Connect\11\ISUSPM.exeC:\Program Files (x86)\HP\Digital Imaging\bin\hpqtra08.exeC:\Users\David\AppData\Local\Autobahn\mlb-nexdef-autobahn.exeC:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Office\Office12\ONENOTEM.EXEC:\Program Files (x86)\Creative\Sound Blaster X-Fi\Volume Panel\VolPanlu.exeC:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Pure Networks Shared\Platform\nmctxth.exeC:\Program Files (x86)\Sony\PMB\PMBVolumeWatcher.exeC:\Program Files\Logitech\SetPoint\x86\SetPoint32.exeC:\Program Files (x86)\HP\HP Software Update\hpwuSchd2.exeC:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Java\Java Update\jusched.exeC:\Program Files (x86)\... Read more

Answer:Computer slow to load programs in system tray, and slow to boot IE8 only on first time

Hello and welcome to Bleeping Computer We apologize for the delay in responding to your request for help. Here at Bleeping Computer we get overwhelmed at times, and we are trying our best to keep up. Please note that your topic was not intentionally overlooked. Our mission is to help everyone in need, but sometimes it takes just a little longer to get to every request for help. No one is ignored here.If you have since resolved the original problem you were having, we would appreciate you letting us know. If not please perform the following steps below so we can have a look at the current condition of your machine. If you have not done so, include a clear description of the problems you're having, along with any steps you may have performed so far.Upon completing the steps below another staff member will review your topic an do their best to resolve your issues.If you have already posted a DDS log, please do so again, as your situation may have changed.Use the 'Add Reply' and add the new log to this thread.Thanks and again sorry for the delay.We need to see some information about what is happening in your machine. Please perform the following scan:Download DDS by sUBs from one of the following links. Save it to your desktop.DDS.scrDDS.pifDouble click on the DDS icon, allow it to run.A small box will open, with an explaination about the tool. No input is needed, the scan is running.Notepad will open with the results.Follow the instructions that pop up for postin... Read more

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Hello, Tech Guy Forums!

I've got a Compaq Presario 2410 laptop running Windows XP Home Ed. (SP2) that's seen a gradual decline in performance over the past several months. Boot-up time has increased to about 5 minutes now, applications load very slowly, even alt-tabbing between two windows can take me on the order of 15 seconds. I've been running Lavasoft's Adaware compulsively, but I'm concerned that it's missing something that's causing the slowdown. I am not seeing an popup windows, but the processor seems to be working quite hard even when no programs are open.

Also, I've had a Windows Update yellow shield popping up regularly for awhile now, which is trying to install Office XP Service Pack 3, but it gets halfway through and asks for the Office XP CD, which I misplaced during my last move across the country. Office works fine (except for the overall slowdown). I have no idea if the update I can't get and the slowdown are related.

I've attached a Hijackthis log in the hope that someone here might be able to help me locate the source of my problems. I'm not literate enough to interpret everything in the log, but I do know better than to start deleting system files willy-nilly. Any help given is thoroughly appreciated!

- Tom
 

Answer:Solved: slow boot-up, slow-loading applications, getting worse over time

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Hello smart folks,

My Dell Inspiron 9300 laptop used to boot up in under a minute. Now, it takes several minutes and any time I run a program it takes a long time for them to boot up. And, heck, I see delays in programs while they're in use.

I just upgraded from 512MB to 2 GB of RAM hoping that would help. It didn't.

I've followed your steps and I think my computer is a lot safer now. Thank you.

I run Norton antivirus.

I feel like the biggest contributor to my laptop's slowness is Enterprise Office 2007. Some little searching magnifying glass seems to always be on and my computer's hard drive seems to grind a lot even when the computer should be sitting there idle.

If I open a Microsoft Office 2007 program like Word, Excel, or Outlook, they open REALLY slowly.

Also, can you please recommend a good registry scrubber? I like freeware, but I'll buy it if I must. That RegCure program seems like a scam. Below is my HiJack This log. I've also included the start up log below it since my start up is so slow.

Thank you.

Bombaleo

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 8:11:01 PM, on 10/5/2008
Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16705)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\... Read more

Answer:Laptop boots up super slow and runs slow too...programs take a long time to boot up

Hello again. May I bump this up?

BUMP BUMP

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Hi all! How long does it take to boot on windows 7, especially those who have a z570 like me? Mine comes with i5 2450M/ 4Gb Ram/ 500 hdd.  

Answer:What is your lenovo z570 boot time?

Accroding to EE boot optimizer on my Y470, with all the bloatware removed, no user password, and the start-up programs listed are only Intel HD graphics, Lenovo Energy Management, and Synaptics Touchpad, I get 16 seconds. Event viewer tells me that it's 18 seconds and using a timer, I get 20 seconds from the moment I press the power button.





Lenovo Y470: i7-2670QM | 8 GB DDR3 1333 MHz RAM | Nvidia GeForce GT 550M | 500 GB 7200 RPM Seagate HDD | ASUS PCE-AC56 802.11ac Network Adapter | Windows 7 Professional 64-bit

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Hi I have Lenovo Twist with preinstalled 8.1 and it takes 10 min just to come to the windows screen. It seems stuck on Lenovo page that is loading something. Boot priority devices are:1. Windows boot manager2. HDD SSD When I perform hardware scan all devices pass the tests. Is there any possibility to speed up? What is going on during that Lenovo screen? Can someone explain?  

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Hi,Only after having my y510p for a little over a month, it started malfuncioning. I turned it on, and it took at least 5 minutes just to get to the sign in screen. 5 minutes after that, it finally booted into my desktop. However, even after that I had to wait a few minutes for even chrome to open. I shut it down, and tried numberous times. If this didn't happen, then after the Lenovo screen, it would just go black.I tried to fix it by "refreshing" my pc. It seemed to work for a while, but the boot times are still slow, and it takes forever to open up applications.Y510p running Windows 8.1

Answer:New Lenovo y510p boot time?

maybe your HDD has start malfuntioning? Do you get the model with the SSD?

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Hi folks. I've now got my U300s for just a little over a month. An interesting observation I have made is that the boot up time has significantly increased.Once I first got the laptop, it would reach the login page in 11 seconds and then take a further 2 seconds to fully stabilize after logging in. I actually timed this just to see if Lenovo's 10 second claim was accurate.Then a week or two later, the login page was reached in 13 seconds, and took 3 seconds to stabilize thereafter.Now, it takes 18 seconds to reach the login page and a further 7 seconds to stabilize.At this rate, it is alarming as I only have had the laptop for 1 month. I never expected the drop to be so drastic.Just to be sure, I only installed a few apps (Firefox, Security Essentials, Full Office, Flash, Java and Adobe Reader), and all these within the first few days of use. Since then, I have not installed a single new app. All I do is browse the Internet.My computer is totally free of viruses. I defragment my disk and clean it up as well. I cannot understand why is there a drop-off, considering I obviously do not use my machine to the max. All the apps I installed are pretty clean and basic. My usage, like I mentioned, is basically Firefox plus a little office.Is this the same case for you? I would like to get a reply! PS: Would be good if you can share your boot up time to the login page, and the further time it takes to stabalize after logging in (you can see the blue loading circle on the cursor). Also ... Read more

Answer:Lenovo U300s Boot Up Time

The fastest time I have is 14 secs and it takes about 2 -3 secs to stabilize . The boot up time has never been under 10 secs.

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Not sure if any one has already posted this and got replies...my T400 has a strange issue. it takes a lot time in pre-boot... a cursor blinks on the top left corner for 5+ minutes and then loads the 'Windows loading...' screen for about another 5 mins and finally shows the windows logon screen. Additionaly, when i hit shutdown, i am fine. if i hit restart - i am sitting there for ever.  my laptop has 8GB RAM + 256 GB SSD + Windows 7 Ultimate x64. 

Answer:T400 boot time takes long time & has issue with restart

Srini shared the following observation via twitter... perhaps the community can help?
 
@lenovoforums my T400 takes 10mins to boot; and doesnt restart properly. looks like a famous issue every one has out there #lenovo #thinkpad

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Hi all,

I'm using an Intel SSD 240GB 520 series.
Always loading very fast, i.e., about 8 seconds from cold boot.

Since windows 10 is installed, boot time is about 20 seconds and desktop icons take some time to refresh and load their images.

Regarding the boot time:
I've narrowed it down the an unexplained read/write access on my external HDD eSATA which is used for backups, though currently all backup process are stopped.
When I remove / turn off my external HDD, boot time is about 8 seconds.
I can't figure out why all of a sudden it required this access to this HDD.

As for the slow icon refresh.. I have no idea how to fix this and I was hoping to get some assistance on this as well.
Thanks!

Answer:Slow boot time on SSD and slow Desktop icons loading

Sorry it's an old thread. Just wanted to re assure you on the slow icon refresh. Fast startup is enabled on my machine (I have Samsung evo SSD 500 gb as boot drive plus secondary 3TB drive). I never timed it but literally load up of Windows is instant after BIOS. I never used an SSD before, I can't believe how fast it is and wonder whether it's fast startup working some magic or it's the SSD flexing its muscles. However back on topic, I do notice a slight lag on desktop icon refresh. Most are instantly visible but random ones can be generic for a few seconds before flashing up with their proper icon. I think it's relatively normal.

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Hi all,

I'm using an Intel SSD 240GB 520 series.
Always loading very fast, i.e., about 8 seconds from cold boot.

Since windows 10 is installed, boot time is about 20 seconds and desktop icons take some time to refresh and load their images.

Regarding the boot time:
I've narrowed it down the an unexplained read/write access on my external HDD eSATA which is used for backups, though currently all backup process are stopped.
When I remove / turn off my external HDD, boot time is about 8 seconds.
I can't figure out why all of a sudden it required this access to this HDD.

As for the slow icon refresh.. I have no idea how to fix this and I was hoping to get some assistance on this as well.
Thanks!

Answer:Slow boot time on SSD and slow Desktop icons loading

Sorry it's an old thread. Just wanted to re assure you on the slow icon refresh. Fast startup is enabled on my machine (I have Samsung evo SSD 500 gb as boot drive plus secondary 3TB drive). I never timed it but literally load up of Windows is instant after BIOS. I never used an SSD before, I can't believe how fast it is and wonder whether it's fast startup working some magic or it's the SSD flexing its muscles. However back on topic, I do notice a slight lag on desktop icon refresh. Most are instantly visible but random ones can be generic for a few seconds before flashing up with their proper icon. I think it's relatively normal.

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When I start the computer up, the Windows Boot Manager screen comes on. I press enter, but every time the desktop comes up, the icons have rearranged themselves to be as close to the left hand side of the screen as possible. Also, the computer is chucking me out of games sometimes, when before they didnt. Could I be infected?

This is the first post I have done on this forum, so if I have done something wrong, please let me know. Thanks

Answer:Windows Boot Manager comes up every time I turn on the computer, Icons re-arrange themselves on desktop every time i start up t...

Hello. Have I done something wrong in my posting? Please let me know if I have. It has now been over 48 hours since I asked my question. Has anyone ever had this problem before or am I over-reacting.

Thankyou

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Hi,

I am running XP Home SP3 on an Asus 1005HA netbook

Every time I boot up I get a message to say that either I can press F1 to enter setup to set date/time or press F2 to load default values

If I choose F1 and enter the correct date/time and press F10 to save and exit - XP then starts up normally but the next time I boot up, the same problem occurs.

[If I select F2, then XP loads normally]

What can I do to fix this?

Thanks for any help in advance
 

Answer:Solved: CMOS Set date/time message every time I boot up

Your motherboard battery is dead. You can get a new one at any drug store for about $5.
 

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Hello:

Each time I turn on my computer and as it is boots up it will delay for a time with a line that reads something like ...Automatic IDE Configuration.... and then a message that my date and time are incorrect. The date goes back to Nov. 2003. Once I correct the date, time and year things seem to perform ok. Any suggestions on how to correct this problem would be appreciated. Thanks in advance.
 

Answer:Computer date, time and year change each time I boot up

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I have a month old Z50 running Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit, 2.5GHz Core i5-3210M, 8GB DDR3, HD 4000 Graphics.  I decided to do a little optimization since I hadn't bothered to yet. First I opened msconfig and turned off a few of the updaters (Google, Adobe, etc...) and restarted. It wasn't anything major. My start up time was 20 seconds from the windows starting screen to the time when I saw my account to log in. The Boot Optimizer said boot time was 49 seconds. I figured I would run the Lenovo EE Boot Optimizer since it was there before I did anything else manually. I expected it to give me some options as to how I wanted my optimization done but it went through whatever it does and finished saying my system was optimized. I restarted my computer twice and got the same results both times. It took 35 seconds from the windows starting screen to the log in screen and the Boot Optimizer time at 54-56 seconds. Like I said, I did not do any major manual boot optimization before this. I have included a screenshot of my optimization log. I would like to know what the Boot Optimizer actually did and how to undo the "optimization" which actually hurt my boot time by 57%. The times in the picture from left to right are: 51s, 47s, 46s, 69s, 54s, 56s.

Answer:Lenovo EE Boot Optimizer Slowed Boot Time More

No one knows anything about this program?

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Question: Slow Boot Time

First time posting. I'm having some serious boot annoyances.
I'm running a Sony VAIO RZ34G which came with XP Home preinstalled; P4 2.8GHz; 512MB RAM. Norton Antivirus and Firewall. Keep current with Windows update and Norton Live Update.

When I turn the computer on, it sits on the Sony splash screen for two minutes then goes to the Windows XP splash screen for another two minutes. However, when Windos comes up, everything runs fine. This started about two weeks ago when I got back from a trip. I used msconfig to remove unnecessary startup items as recommedned elsewhere on this site. Still no help. Below is a HijackThis Startup Log. Please help!!!

StartupList report, 11/26/2003, 10:20:47 AM
StartupList version: 1.52
Started from : D:\Program Files\hijackthis\HijackThis.EXE
Detected: Windows XP SP1 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
Detected: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP1 (6.00.2800.1106)
* Using default options
* Showing rarely important sections
==================================================

Running processes:

C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccEvtMgr.exe
C:\Program Files\Norton Internet Security\NISUM.EXE
C:\Program Files\Norton Internet Security\ccPxySvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Norton AntiVirus\navapsvc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\nvsvc32.exe
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Answer:Slow Boot Time

unplug all usb devices and boot without them.
If you boot fast, then the issue may be in latest windows updates and usb initialization. Also may be related to Direct X 9.0b. think when the problem started, was it right after you installed updates the last time since it was booting normal fast?
Microsoft has a patch released in November to solve usb initialization issue.
 

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Question: Slow Boot Time

Hey,

PC is 3weeks old, running vista home 32bit, PC used to boot up within the space of a minute, now it seems to hang on the first 'page' for about 1min 40sec's (yes ive timed it lol) before continuing loading up fully, everything seems to be running ok elsewhere, nothing new installed previous to the problem starting etc... however the keyboard stopped working the same day it started to hang.

Now the strange bit, ive just reinstalled vista due these two issues, with it being a new PC id just created a backup disk so thought i might aswell, now the keyboard seems to be working as normal but it still hangs on the first screen.

The screen is the first one you get after pressing the power button, all black with white writing, the only thing that shows is something about phoenix technology and then lists my processor, later after its "unfroze" it lists other devices installed as usual and then will load into windows

Why the problems still there after reinstalling vista baffles me so any help apprciated guys and gals!
If none of that makes sense just let me know and ill try to explain.

(P.S sorry if this is in the wrong place i could see any better place to post it)

Answer:Slow Boot Time

If it's hanging when the BIOS name, etc are still being listed it's hanging on POST and there might be a problem with your hardware instead of vista. Something is timing out and it is eventually skipping it and moving on.... Could be your keyboard. Usually, it's the simple things. Try replacing your keyboard. is your keyboard a PS/2 or USB? sometimes if the BIOS isn't set right on some models, the malsetting for USB devices on boot causes it to trip up.

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Hello,
Recently my computer has been booting up really slow for some reason. It's been taking about 1 minute on average. I have had AHCI turned on since I installed windows and I have enabled TRIM. I have also tried unplugging my Hard drives and just having the SSD plugged in but it is still really slow. The part that takes the longest is the Welcome screen and then sometimes after that it just gives me a black screen with the cursor for about 10 seconds after the welcome screen.
I benchmarked it using AS SSD benchmark below.

What can I do?
Thanks,
Lachy

Answer:SSD slow boot up time

Perform a clean startup to see which services/programs are responsible:

Troubleshoot Application Conflicts by Performing a Clean Startup

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Question: Slow boot time

Hi everyone, I am new to Windows 8. I recently install Windows 8 Consumer Preview. Almost everything seems to work fine so far except for one particular issue. Before when I was using Windows 7, my computer's boot time was around 30 seconds. Now with Windows 8, it takes a minimum of 1 minute.

It seems many people's Windows 8 have "blazing fast" boot time. Mine just doesn't seem so.

I have yet to resolve this issue. Any help would be great.

Thanks.

Answer:Slow boot time

It's only slightly faster on my PC (a few seconds).

Have you tried updating your drivers?

Make up a backup HDD image first.

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Question: Slow boot up time

Hey guys... new to this forum so please be nice... haha

anyway I'm working on my friend's laptop, its a Toshiba Satellite P305D. he just upgraded from Vista to Windows 7 and the only problem is that when booting up, it will sit at the welcome screen for up to two minutes. the strange thing is that it does this BEFORE it gets to the login screen, it just sits there with the pretty blue screen with "Windows 7 Ultimate" on the bottom... nothing on screen showing activity, or now HDD activity either... any ideas?

Answer:Slow boot up time

Welcome Gtsinc

How about trying a clean boot to diagnose the problem.

How to troubleshoot a problem by performing a clean boot in Windows Vista or in Windows 7

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Question: Slow Boot-Up Time?

Hi there,

I've just noticed that after installing AVG Free 8.0 and ZoneAlarm Firewall that my computer's startup time has increased dramatically. Is there anything which you can advise to decrease this again?

The startup time before installing these two programs was almost instant. Could it also be down to the low amount of disk space which I have available at the moment (15.5GB of 181GB free)?

Below are my computer's main specifications.

Regards,

Andrew.

Specifications:
Operating System: Windows XP Media Center Edition (2002 Version) Service Pack 3
Processor: Pentium 4 3.0Ghz
RAM: 2.87GB
HDD: 181GB
Graphics: ATi Radeon 256MB X600 Series
 

Answer:Slow Boot-Up Time?

ZoneAlarm is the culprit. It will slow boot time dramatically. But it is a good firewall and I would put-up with the loss in boot time for the security.
 

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Hi, this is my first post soo hello everyone.

The other week i reinstalled my os wich is xp media centre edition, just becuse i wanted to clean up my hd sinse i have done this everything is fine and dandy except wen i boot up it takes like ages it never used to do this before, this is not a startup time problem it is a boot up time problem as in wen u boot up your computer and u have xp its a black screen with the white loading bars at the bottom this is when it takes its time, its wierd cuse wen i load up vista its fine, also i dont really have anything running at startup only explorer really. if anyone has encounterd this problem or has any idea wat is goin on please help thx
 

Answer:Xp Very Slow boot up time?

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