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A laptop or notebook is a portable personal computer with a clamshell form factor, suitable for mobile use. Although originally there was a distinction between laptops and notebooks, the former being bigger and heavier than the latter, there is often no longer any difference. Laptops are commonly used in a variety of settings, such as at work, in education, and for personal multimedia. A laptop combines the components, inputs, outputs and capabilities of a desktop computer, including the display screen, speakers, a keyboard, and pointing devices (such as a touchpad or trackpad) into a single unit. The device can be powered either from a rechargeable battery or by mains electricity from an AC adapter.

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Hello all,
I have a weird issue and am not sure where to go on it.
A client of mine has two Lenovo Yoga 260 laptops side by side.  They are identical in almost every way (they both are Windows 7 Pro 64 bit, 4 gig RAM, and have the same exact software on them.)  They both get onto the wireless.  One of them is rock solid and has no issues.
The other one in question will get onto the wireless and stay on sometimes for 5 minutes before it disconnects.  Sometimes it will be two days and then it disconnects.  Completely random.  When it disconnects it does a full disconnect then reconnects but it does so only partially (with a 169.x.x.x address and not an internal DHCP Lan address).  The only way to resolve is a cold boot.
Here are the steps that I have done:
1)    Updated the Cisco WAPs to the latest firmware.
2)    Updated the laptop with the latest Lenovo drivers and Windows updates.
3)    Moved one of the Cisco WAPs to three feet away from the problem laptop.
4)    Restarted the DHCP server several times
5)    Disabled the internal wifi card on the problem laptop.  Installed a USB wireless card
6)    Ran a chkdsk /f on the hard drive of the problem laptop.  No issues were found.

After each one of these steps this issue happens.  It is completely random and it is not when the user allows the laptop to go to sleep.  The user could be in the middle of inputting patient data in the EMR and boom there is a disconnection.

I have no earthly idea what to do next or …
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What is the FRU or model number for a Lenovo T440s dock or ultrabase that has a slot for a DVD-ROM or a SATA hard drive (or that allows a caddy to be inserted that contains a SATA hard drive)?

I need to have a second hard drive for my Lenovo T440s laptop.

The machine type for this T440s is 20AQ005TUS.
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What steps need to be taken to prevent a Windows 10 laptop from disconnecting from the Wi-Fi when the OS is locked or the lid is closed while the laptop is plugged in with a power adapter?
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Client has a Dell Latitude E6520 laptop running Win7 Pro 32bit. Is there any reason not to upgrade to Win10 on this device?  I'm wondering because it's 32bit version of the operating system. Are there advantages to upgrading to Win10 on this laptop?
Thanks,
Al
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I have an HP Envy Model 4-1130us that was given to me with a dead hard drive. Without thinking about it or understanding the existing setup, I pulled the old hard drive, installed a used 500gb SSHD and proceeded to install Windows 7 on it, or so I thought. It turns out that this laptop has a 32gb SSD and that is what I installed Windows 7 on. During the installation process, I deleted all the existing partitions on what I thought was the SSHD, but in reality was the 32gb SSD. The 500gb SSHD is not recognized by Windows. Also, the BIOS is unusual to me in that it does not actually identify the SSD or the SSHD.
My goal is to get this laptop running Windows 7 in the fastest configuration utilizing the 32gb SSD and the 500gb SSHD. I have a bootable Windows 7 installation media on a USB flash drive. I need to know how to setup the BIOS to accomplish this. Also, what additional software do I need to take advantage of the Intel Rapid Start and Intel Smart Connect features if I should be using them?
Attached are pictures of the BIOS screens.
Thank you in advance to anybody willing to help me learn to get this laptop running Windows 7.
BIOS-1.jpg
BIOS-2.jpeg
BIOS-3.jpeg
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The current one is fairly noisy

Considering changing it, but is it very time consuming / difficult ?

Thanks
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Hi Guys,

We've been using Symantec DLO (desktop / laptop option) for a number of years across different sites.
Initially we were satisfied with the product and support, but lately DLO has been giving more and more issues with their technical support becoming poorer as time goes on.

Does anyone perhaps have a suggestion for a comparison product?

We need to install a client on a desktop / laptop, and want to the software to backup critical workstation data to the server on a fixed schedule.

Any ideas are welcome.
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Toshiba Satellite L870 was loaned to a friend who put a bios password on it and forgot it.. trying to find a way around or to jump it on the board but cannot find it out. Help.
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Minimum Spec and max cost that we can consider is:

https://www.amazon.co.uk/Lenovo-ThinkCentre-3-4GHz-Windows-Graphics-black/dp/B07346YN4V/ref=sr_1_3?s=electronics&ie=UTF8&qid=1529414863&sr=1-3&keywords=M710&refinements=p_36%3A138897031&th=1

Computer Memory Size      4 GB      
Processor (CPU) Model      Core i3      
Processor (CPU) Manufacturer      Intel      
Processor (CPU) Speed      3.4 GHz      
Graphics Description      Integrated Intel HD Graphics 630
Hard Disk Size      500 GB      
Operating System      Windows 10 Pro      
Processor Count      2
Memory (RAM) Size      4 GB
System RAM Type      DDR4 SDRA
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Brand name      Lenovo
Item Weight      3.89 Kg
Product Dimensions      50 x 28 x 15 cm
Batteries:      1 Lithium ion batteries required.
Item model number      10MR0021UK
Color      Black
Form Factor      NA
Processor Brand      Intel
Processor Type      Core i3
Processor Speed      3.4 GHz
Processor Count      2
RAM Size      4 GB
Memory Technology      DDR4 SDRAM
Computer Memory Type      DDR4 SDRAM
Hard Drive Size      500 GB
Hard Disk Technology      SDD
Hard Drive Interface      Solid State
Graphics Coprocessor      Intel
Graphics Card Description      Integrated Intel HD Graphics 630
Graphics Card Interface      Integrated
Number of USB 2.0 Ports      2
Number of USB 3.0 Ports      6
Number of HDMI Ports      1
Wattage      65 watts
Optical Drive Type      No
Hardware Platform      Windows
Operating System      Windows 10 Pro
Lithium Battery Energy Content      1 watt_hours
Lithium Battery Packaging      Batteries contained in equipment
Lithium Battery Weight      1 Grams
Number Of Lithium Ion …
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Hello and Good Evening Everyone,

        I am needing a recharger for a Visual Land Premier 10 tablet.   That said, could someone perhaps provide an online purchase link for one?

        Thank you

        George
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Hello and Good Evening Everyone,

          I am needing help recovering a forgotten login password for a Visual Land Premier 10 tablet.  

          Thank you

          George
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I have overheating issues with my Surface Pro 4 and this site recommends turning off Windows Installer Module and Windows Installer Module Worker to cool down a Surface Pro 3.  However, I don't see those items in my task manager.  The original article is here.

https://www.networkworld.com/article/2599301/microsoft-subnet/fix-found-for-microsofts-surface-3-overheating-issues.html

How can I cool down my Surface Pro 4?

Assistance is greatly appreciated.
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On some Dell laptops, the keys on the keypads can be made to light up
(when typing in the dark): I'm now using Thinkpad x270 : can it do this?

x270 comes with a camera : does this camera has an LED/flash to light
up when in a dark room?
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I'm trying to load Windows 10 on the Dell laptop but it won't boot from USB. The BIOS is set to EUFI and Secure Boot disabled. I tried to add a boot option but that didn't work either?  I've used this USB in the past with EUFI BIOS so I guess I'm missing something I need to set in the BIOS.
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We bought a laptop w/ 30 GB HD & Windows 10. Unable to get Windows 10 updates due to lack of storage space. Only 1.79 GB free.
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In a public school there are a number of Lenovo Flex 4 1480 Ideapads in which computers will cease powering on until the back of the computer is removed and the battery unplugged.  After waiting for 30 seconds and plugging the computer back in the computer will work.  Would the problem be a battery, an update from Lenovo, or motherboard?
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Hi all,

Conference calls are made on a monthly bases at our university.  We are now relying on Zoom to conduct the communication.  Sometimes we are facing the sound issue on the laptops used for the calls.  ether remote participants cannot hear us properly or sound from the laptop is not loud enough.  If we use a speaker echo may cause the issue to the sound quality.  This became a constant issue whatever we tried to resolve this problem.  

It just crossed my mind to use the latest iPad for a conference call.  My question is, do you have experience using iPad for conference calls? how do you compare iPad and laptops considering, Sounds quality and echo factor? Do you recommend it?
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Looking for a good external screen when on a road.  Any recommendations?
I used this one ASUS ZenScreen MB16AC 15.6-Inch Full HD IPS Monitor
https://www.amazon.com/ASUS-ZenScreen-MB16AC-15-6-Inch-Monitor/dp/B071S84ZW7

Wonder if anyone knows anythings similar or better on a market?  Thanks.
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Hello and Good Afternoon Everyone,

          Due to various technical issues a friend is having with an Acer Google Chromebook (Model ZHN), I am wondering where we can go online to simply purchase a replacement for it.  

           Thank you

           George
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Hello folks.

I have an HP Probook 650 upgraded to Windows 10 Pro.

I have set the power and sleep settings all to long times (i.e. 3 hours  before going to sleep both on batt and mains) however the user is finding that the laptop goes to sleep after about 15 minutes or so of inactivity.

What could be causing this?

Also, lock-screen is disabled.

thanks
Tracy
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Need to know what a X360 keyboard is.  It comes withe convertible laptop that can be a tablet or a laptop and is touchscreen.  What is different about this keyboard.
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I saw a little 'scissors' print  on my X270 Thinkpad's  PrtSc
keypad key : is this a quick launch of Snipping tool & how
do I use it?
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I have a workstation centered around a thunderbolt 3 hub (http://a.co/d/9sDkwPU) that I connect my MacBook Pro to. I have an external monitor, speakers, etc. connected. I also have a bluetooth mouse and keyboard paired with my MacBook Pro. I would like to make this a workstation that another MacBook Pro user can utilize (we both have thunderbolt 3 Mac laptops). In order to make this a very simple transition between laptops, it would seem that rather than pairing the keyboard/mouse with the laptop it should be paired with a usb bluetooth adapter plugged into the hub. That way, the laptops don't have to unpair/pair when switching (the laptops would be in close enough proximity to make some sort of "unpairing" necessary).  Unfortunately it appears Apple doesn't recognize external bluetooth adapters. Is there a workaround for this, or have I tried the wrong adapters?

We thought about using a 2.4 ghz keyboard -- but can't find one that closely mimics our Apple keyboard and mouse (we use the magic keyboard and magic mouse).
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I own an ASUS laptop with a small hard drive. I bought a large Hard drive to replace it, but was told it could not be replaced. I cannot do anything with the computer because I have no disk space. I keep trying to move things to an external terabyte drive, but I don't know how to move programs to free up disk space. I cannot update WIndows because of no space. I cannot backup my laptop because of no space. My dropbox keeps telling me there is no space. I am not storing document on the C drive. I need to know if there is a way to move programs to an external hard drive, or do I need to give up on this otherwise fine laptop.
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Q1:
I have an original Lenovo power adapter 65W 20V that was used for my X61 Thinkpad
& the adapter connects to the X61's round-shape power input: think the X270's USB-C
wattage is 45W & 19-20V only : correct me if I'm mistaken?

Q2:
I have an office-provided X270 Thinkpad that I bring home but to minimize the weight,
I don't bring home (to reduce the weight that I carry) its power cord & adapter that
connects to a rectangular shape power input : is this called USB-C?

Q3:
https://www.ebay.com/itm/Power-Converter-Cable-Adapter-For-Lenovo-ThinkPad-X1-Carbon-0B47046-Laptop-New/312038683433?_trkparms=aid%3D555017%26algo%3DPL.CASSINI%26ao%3D1%26asc%3D54339%26meid%3D36be1d55f6e34935bbc83593add17c79%26pid%3D101006%26rk%3D1%26rkt%3D1%26%26itm%3D312038683433&_trksid=p2045573.c101006.m3226

When I'm at home, I use an adapter to connect the X61's power adapter that I got
from eBay link above to power my X270 but this takes about double the amount of
time to charge up the flat battery of the X270 compared to the adapter that comes
with X270: is this due to the eBay adapter or the X61 adapter?

Q4:
If it's due to the eBay adapter, can recommend a good one to enable faster charging?
I try not to get an original X270 power adapter & place at home as it may costs up to
US$25
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Laptops Notebooks

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A laptop or notebook is a portable personal computer with a clamshell form factor, suitable for mobile use. Although originally there was a distinction between laptops and notebooks, the former being bigger and heavier than the latter, there is often no longer any difference. Laptops are commonly used in a variety of settings, such as at work, in education, and for personal multimedia. A laptop combines the components, inputs, outputs and capabilities of a desktop computer, including the display screen, speakers, a keyboard, and pointing devices (such as a touchpad or trackpad) into a single unit. The device can be powered either from a rechargeable battery or by mains electricity from an AC adapter.