Peripherals

A peripheral device is defined as a computer device, such as a keyboard or printer, that is not part of the essential computer (i.e., the memory and microprocessor). These auxiliary devices are intended to be connected to the computer and used in conjunction with it. Examples of external peripherals include mouse, keyboard, printer, monitor, external Zip drive or scanner, while internal peripherals include CD-ROM drive, CD-R drive or internal modem. Today's new devices, such as tablets, smartphones and wearable computing devices are considered peripherals as they can be connected and used on a computer system. The difference, however, is that these devices can run independently of the computer system.

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Please provide me with the exact model or FRU number for the longest lasting battery for a Lenovo T450 (Type 20BU - Model 20BUS05B08) laptop.
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A red light has appeared on our UPS.

One of my colleagues said he also heard an alarm.

It probably needs a batter replacement, it has been running for donkeys years.

Its an APC SU2200 I NET UPS.

1. Anyone know definitively what the light  means.
2. If it is a battery, where can I source same in the UK or Ireland?
3. IS there more than one battery in it?
4. If there is more than one battery, how will I know which one to replace?
5. It is currently supporting our office file server, I don't want to shut it down and restart it to see if the light will at least temporarily go away, in case it doesn't come back up. However, as it make take over a week to get a replacement, it would probably be astute to power it down at the end of each business day until a battery comes in, any thoughts?

Thank you for you help
Robbie.
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Hi All.

Can you all help with this current issue I'm facing?. We have HP elite books 820 g3 & we cant get these usb c docks to work on any of the laptops/desktops any one know how to resolve this particular issue.

Thank you all
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I've been using a Bluetooth Microsoft Sculpt Comfort Mouse for a few months without incident until this morning when my computer crashed (opening Quickbooks caused the crash, if relevant). Once computer restarted mouse would not work. Removed it & tried reconnecting & nothing. When going through the steps, lights are flashing on it, telling me its discoverable, computer's add device wizard shows a mouse, but after saying Connecting for a while, it comes back with the message 'We didn't get a response from the device. Try connecting again', which I've tried repeatedly with no success. I also tried removing all bluetooth devices via device manager & still nothing
Any suggestions?
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Hi, I have an older Wacom CTE 440 / Silver tablet that I use from time to time. When I plug it into Windows 10, the pen is recognized and I can draw shapes and write with it, but its not in sync with the image size. I don't have the original drivers and Wacom doesn't supply a specific driver for my tablet, so I can't download a new driver.

I don't want to spend another couple hundred dollars on a new Wacom tablet if mine is still in great shape and it still would do what I need it to do - IF I could get it working.

Does anyone know how to get an old tablet like my Wacom CTE 440 / Silver to be recognized by Windows 10?

I would really appreciate the help.

Fulano
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due to a recent hard drive replacement, I've lost the scanner tool and sharpdesk desktop software for scanning from our AR-M257 to my desktop unit. Is there a current software that I can download and install. I cannot find any disks in house for a reinstall ?
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Hello experts, we have an Avocent DSR2020 KVM, trying to configure it so we can manage / connect to it remotely.  I'm unable to locate the manual, any suggestions?
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I AM USING SYMBOL LS2208 SCANNER. IN THE NOTEPAD I TESTED THE SCANNER. THOUGH THE SCANNER IS READING THE CODE PROPERLY BUT AFTER SCANNING IT IS NOT MOVING TO NEXT LINE AUTOMATICALLY. AND HENCE IT IS BECOMING DIFFICULT TO USE. AS OTHER SCANNERS AFTER READING THE CODE MOVES AUTOMATICALLY TO THE NEXT LINE. PLEASE HELP ME IN SOLVING MY THIS ISSUE.
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I've been given a used Lenovo T450 port replicator.

What is the exact model number of this port replicator?

I need to be sure that I download the right port replicator firmware update from the https://support.lenovo.com/us/en/solutions/pd014572 website.

The Docks on this website are identified by part numbers such as 40A40090WW.

I can identify the 40A2 on this Ultra Dock but I'm not sure what the full model number of this dock is. Also when I type in the FRU P/N number or the P/N number on the http://support.lenovo.com website I am told that no products match this query.

Based upon the picture of the sticker at the bottom of my dock what is the full part number of the dock?

Or what firmware update for this dock should I install?

T450-PORT-REPLICATOR
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What type of USB cable is used to charge a Samsung Galaxy S8 cell phone?
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I have a CoolingTech handheld microscope camera. It shows no model information.  The only place I find a driver is a pay site that asks for your credit card info. It costs around $40. for this microscope.
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How many different monitors can be connected at one time to this Lenovo T450 docking station?

This docking station has the following monitor outputs on it:

- 2x DisplayPort 1.2*

- 1x DVI-D*

- 1x HDMI 1.4*

- 1x VGA*

How many unique video displays can be provided if a monitor is connected to each one of these video outputs?

https://www.amazon.com/Lenovo-ThinkPad-Adapter-40A20090US-Packaged/dp/B00E0E2DIE
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How can I determine if a Lenovo T450 laptop is quad core?

Here is a screenshot with my laptop specs.

Is this laptop quad core?

LENOVO-T450-SPECS
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I have a Zebra GC420T printer installed in Windows 10 with the seagull driver, but when printing the label it adds a left and right margin of 1 Cm (12pt).
I checked the configuration in the driver and I have not added any type of margin, same in the label that I print. Also update the printer driver but still the same.

What could be causing this problem?
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What is the best port replicator to purchase so that I can connect my Lenovo T450 laptop to two monitors with Display port inputs?
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My OS is win 10 pro 64 bit and I had this Dymo printer for a long time, only using it iintermittently.   First it was the paper jam, which I managed to clear it, and now the print head does not print.  It just feeds paper out off the printer.  How does one fix this problem.  Thank u.
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A user would like to connect a Bluetooth keyboard & mouse to her Windows 10 laptop.

The problem is that there are over 12 devices that show up saying that they are unknown when we try to add these Bluetooth devices & we aren't sure which one is the keyboard and which one is the mouse.

What can be done to add the Bluetooth keyboard and mouse to this Windows 10 laptop?
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We have modified a driver with a different PID and need to get it self-signed. Looks simple enough for someone who has done it before but I haven't. Does anyone you know off offer driver signing services?

Here is a link to what the vendors says needs to be done:

http://www.ftdichip.com/Support/Documents/TechnicalNotes/TN_129_Driver%20Release%20Signing.pdf
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Greetings !
     I have a hybrid environment with vmachines running locally and on the web (Rackspace).  With my current configuration I have a VPN tunnel between both environments.  The problem is when I lose power, my internal servers and peripherals crash and when they are brought back up it is hard to get DHCP services back online, bring up the tunnel,  etc.   Is it possible to set it up where my internal servers fail over to another DHCP server I could set up at Rackspace?  The advantage being that once power is restored they could instantly get leases, etc.  Is this something covered in the 2012 MS server DHCP functionality?  Ultimately I would like to set something up which "takes care of itself".

Thanks,

Eric
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We have a  Dell C3765dnf network printer that has a problem with the network cables easily detaching.

We have tried several brand new network cables and none of these network cables stay attached (even if the tab on the network cable is pulled out).

Currently the network cabled attached to this network cable has had to be taped in.

What can be done to fix this issue so we can tightly attach a network cable that won't become detached?
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My Samsung Tab A charges fine when the charger is connected to the micro USB port, and my USB scanner device works great when it is connected to the micro USB port.  But since there is only one port, how can I do both simultaneously?  If there is a splitter or other device that will do the job, note that I am fine using micro USB connectors and/or standard USB connectors with the appropriate adapters.

If this can be done, please provide info on what cables, adapters, etc. are needed.  Or if it CAN'T be done, help me understand why not.  TIA
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A user's Windows 10 Microsoft Surface computer currently has 8 GB of RAM.

Are we able to upgrade the RAM on this surface to a higher amount?

What is the most RAM that the surface can hold?

Where can we order the RAM from? I have already checked and Crucial.com doesn't carry the RAM for Microsoft Surfaces.
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I have 4 regional offices, all of them on one domain.

All sites have the exact same main copier/printer installed at the locations.  Ricoh MPC4504.

What I want to do is when someone logs in is to have the GPO determine which of the 4 regional offices they are logging in from, and map their default printer to that regional office copier.

Since ALL sites have the same copier, the driver is exactly the same.

Is there a way to do this?  If so, how?  

Thank you,
Jeff
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We have an APC SURT5000XLI UPS that will not power up.

It just has an illuminated Fault LED, and the 3rd and 4th Battery Level LEDs on. See embedded image.


LEDs on front of APC UPS
Can anyone translate what its trying to say? I can't find a fault finding guide anywhere, other than 'engineer required'. Such an engineer scratched his head, and said it needed replacing...

Thanks
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Hello, every time I try to open Kodak this morning it gives me the error : Cannot create patient directory T:TWDATA\36334.0  Any ideas as to what I can do?
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Peripherals

A peripheral device is defined as a computer device, such as a keyboard or printer, that is not part of the essential computer (i.e., the memory and microprocessor). These auxiliary devices are intended to be connected to the computer and used in conjunction with it. Examples of external peripherals include mouse, keyboard, printer, monitor, external Zip drive or scanner, while internal peripherals include CD-ROM drive, CD-R drive or internal modem. Today's new devices, such as tablets, smartphones and wearable computing devices are considered peripherals as they can be connected and used on a computer system. The difference, however, is that these devices can run independently of the computer system.