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by hyde
Mon Oct 19, 2020 12:25 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T430-T490 / T530-T590 Series
Topic: 0x0000007E The specified module could not be found
Replies: 2
Views: 1416

Re: 0x0000007E The specified module could not be found

Thanks for that site, it looks like it will be very handy!
Seems like a very broad error, needs some digging in, will try with event viewer after next restart.
by hyde
Sun Oct 18, 2020 6:49 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T430-T490 / T530-T590 Series
Topic: 0x0000007E The specified module could not be found
Replies: 2
Views: 1416

0x0000007E The specified module could not be found

My T490 has been giving me this error shortly after setting up, few weeks into using it.
PowerMgr.exe
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Is there anything I need to check or fix to stop this error?
by hyde
Sun Oct 18, 2020 1:48 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T430-T490 / T530-T590 Series
Topic: Thinkpad Docking Station Sound/USB Issue
Replies: 5
Views: 1663

Re: Thinkpad Docking Station Sound/USB Issue

That's a good suggestion but sadly I tried that few times before, Netgear loves to break stuff with each firmware update on router, and that's what happened with mine and when I went from Win 8.1 to Win 10 on new laptop, netgear USB Control Center stopped working (that was at home). Luckily in the o...
by hyde
Sat Oct 17, 2020 10:39 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T430-T490 / T530-T590 Series
Topic: Thinkpad Docking Station Sound/USB Issue
Replies: 5
Views: 1663

Re: Thinkpad Docking Station Sound/USB Issue

Thank you dr_st. When I ran the configuration, the USB driver matched the existing one. I ran the windows update while connected and rebooted everything including printer. I reconnected and printer was finally recognized. The sound was not working but when I plugged it to laptop then unplug and plug...
by hyde
Fri Oct 16, 2020 5:22 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T430-T490 / T530-T590 Series
Topic: Thinkpad Docking Station Sound/USB Issue
Replies: 5
Views: 1663

Thinkpad Docking Station Sound/USB Issue

Hi Everyone, I am using the docking station with USB Printer and Audio out to my speakers, but ever since I got my new dock, it doesn't work properly. It doesn't recognize the printer, and the audio keeps coming out of the thinkpad instead of external speakers. I ran the utility and it says no updat...
by hyde
Wed Sep 09, 2020 12:39 am
Forum: Thinkpad T14 / T15
Topic: T14s AMD vs T490 Intel
Replies: 1
Views: 1289

T14s AMD vs T490 Intel

Which one would provide better performance among these two:
T14s with Ryzen 4600 or T490 with i5-10210U?
by hyde
Sun Aug 23, 2020 5:42 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T430-T490 / T530-T590 Series
Topic: T490 is very sluggish
Replies: 11
Views: 2233

Re: T490 is very sluggish

Is it only an Excel problem? If so, some people have found a solution by turning off the Cortana feature in Windows 10. Here's the source https://www.itprotoday.com/windows-server/how-fix-excel-file-slow-open-bug-windows-10 I use Excel daily and work on many files that I need to open and close when...
by hyde
Sat Aug 22, 2020 7:54 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T430-T490 / T530-T590 Series
Topic: T490 is very sluggish
Replies: 11
Views: 2233

Re: T490 is very sluggish

Hi nikki,
I'll give it a try. Thanks.
by hyde
Fri Aug 21, 2020 6:34 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T430-T490 / T530-T590 Series
Topic: T490 is very sluggish
Replies: 11
Views: 2233

Re: T490 is very sluggish

atagunov, I can share any specs/info if you need anything, I usually use HWiNFO64 for that. https://i.imgur.com/wiTLFsn.png nikki, yours is i7, probably overall better, but even if it's the processor in my case I would like to know if that's the reason. I upgraded the ram immediately with recommende...
by hyde
Wed Aug 19, 2020 10:35 am
Forum: ThinkPad T430-T490 / T530-T590 Series
Topic: T490 is very sluggish
Replies: 11
Views: 2233

Re: T490 is very sluggish

Thanks, that's the thing, I don't really see anything eating up resources, yet, when I try to run Excel, it goes super high and despite disabling Windows Defender, I see "antimalware service executable" I think it's defender choking things up? How do I completely eliminate this? Are there any settin...
by hyde
Mon Aug 17, 2020 5:46 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T430-T490 / T530-T590 Series
Topic: T490 is very sluggish
Replies: 11
Views: 2233

T490 is very sluggish

Hi everyone, I recently received my new T490 and coming from T450s I find it to be very sluggish, it's very hard to pinpoint but it's like dragging a heavy boulder. It's strong, but held back. Simple operations take much longer than it should. I upgraded ram immediately from 8GB to 24GB, and storage...
by hyde
Mon Apr 27, 2020 9:01 am
Forum: Thinkpad - General HARDWARE/SOFTWARE questions
Topic: Is it possible to swap SK-8855's keyboard?
Replies: 2
Views: 6073

Re: Is it possible to swap SK-8855's keyboard?

Thanks, I remember replacing my X220 keyboard and hunting for specific model # (I think it was also type of plastic they use that was different or something). Will give it a try.
by hyde
Tue Sep 24, 2019 12:26 pm
Forum: Thinkpad - General HARDWARE/SOFTWARE questions
Topic: Is it possible to swap SK-8855's keyboard?
Replies: 2
Views: 6073

Is it possible to swap SK-8855's keyboard?

Is it possible to refurbish my old SK-8855 by swapping the keyboard unit?
by hyde
Wed Mar 13, 2019 1:34 pm
Forum: Thinkpad - General HARDWARE/SOFTWARE questions
Topic: Swapping FN and CTRL key on external thinkpad keyboard
Replies: 7
Views: 6526

Re: Swapping FN and CTRL key on external thinkpad keyboard

That's really ridiculous. Just got a new wired external keyboard for my Thinkpad. The laptop with the keyboard are the same stuff, why it doesn't work then?.. Hi Kirby, OP here, (can't believe it was 6 yrs ago) I love my SK-8855 and I just realized I got used to where the FN and CTRL keys are, I di...
by hyde
Sun Apr 29, 2018 10:20 am
Forum: ThinkPad T430-T490 / T530-T590 Series
Topic: T450s doesn't wake from sleep
Replies: 0
Views: 1521

T450s doesn't wake from sleep

So far I tried updating BIOS (now on JBET69WW 1.33 ), removing the removable battery, keeping it plugged in, updating power drivers, I even re-installed Lenovo service bridge and System Update to see what other drivers needed updating,and I updated most of the critical and recommended ones there are...
by hyde
Tue May 30, 2017 1:08 pm
Forum: Thinkpad - General HARDWARE/SOFTWARE questions
Topic: How do you remove/change the low battery sound? (T450s)
Replies: 3
Views: 3685

Re: How do you remove/change the low battery sound? (T450s)

Can you believe that the sound came back? I don't know what made it come back, I even renamed it to .bak in the system folder, but after a while, there it is. The annoying low battery warning sound. :eek: https://i.gyazo.com/4ec55cee6697c7143127f778b7aed717.png Giving it another try, this time I am ...
by hyde
Sun May 21, 2017 11:22 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T400/T410/T420 and T500/T510/T520 Series
Topic: Windows cannot find configservice.exe (System Update)
Replies: 6
Views: 5835

Re: Windows cannot find configservice.exe (System Update)

I'm not sure about Solution Center. Honestly I uninstall all the bloatware on these machines; the only preloaded stuff I keep is limited pretty much to Power Manager and the fingerprint software (if the machine has the scanner). Getting the BIOS version is easy. Just open up a command prompt and ty...
by hyde
Sun May 21, 2017 7:56 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T400/T410/T420 and T500/T510/T520 Series
Topic: Windows cannot find configservice.exe (System Update)
Replies: 6
Views: 5835

Re: Windows cannot find configservice.exe (System Update)

The same way I'd get drivers and applications otherwise; just by hopping on the website and browsing through the available software to download. I think they had a web version of the software update in the past, you could click and let it search for your hardware. How about Lenovo Solution Center? ...
by hyde
Sun May 21, 2017 10:40 am
Forum: ThinkPad T400/T410/T420 and T500/T510/T520 Series
Topic: Windows cannot find configservice.exe (System Update)
Replies: 6
Views: 5835

Re: Windows cannot find configservice.exe (System Update)

Thanks, I am not sure if I can Uninstall it with missing executable but I'll try.
How do you get system updates like bios etc without Lenovo system update?
by hyde
Sat May 20, 2017 7:11 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T400/T410/T420 and T500/T510/T520 Series
Topic: Windows cannot find configservice.exe (System Update)
Replies: 6
Views: 5835

Windows cannot find configservice.exe (System Update)

I am randomly getting this error, first when I start the computer, then randomly while running.
Is there anyway I can fix this?

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by hyde
Fri May 12, 2017 12:01 am
Forum: Thinkpad - General HARDWARE/SOFTWARE questions
Topic: What is a good source for T450s trackpoint cap?
Replies: 1
Views: 2673

Re: What is a good source for T450s trackpoint cap?

Hi guys, any suggestions? The trackpoint domes I've seen so far all look larger or just badly molded ones, on the other hand I think $10 for a cap is too much, even those are not listed as T450s.
by hyde
Mon May 08, 2017 12:49 pm
Forum: Thinkpad - General HARDWARE/SOFTWARE questions
Topic: How do you remove/change the low battery sound? (T450s)
Replies: 3
Views: 3685

Re: How do you remove/change the low battery sound? (T450s)

Look in C:\Windows\Media and all its sub-dirs. On of them is called: Windows Battery Low.wav Yep! That's exactly where it is. I guess the folder is excluded from searches. I also dug some info that this behaviour (changes not sticking) was due to theme issues with Windows. Basically one would have ...
by hyde
Sun May 07, 2017 5:10 pm
Forum: Thinkpad - General HARDWARE/SOFTWARE questions
Topic: What is a good source for T450s trackpoint cap?
Replies: 1
Views: 2673

What is a good source for T450s trackpoint cap?

I don't want to end up with a wrong one, marking on my screen. I can't find anyone list T450s Trackpoint Cap on ebay.
Does anyone know which one would be a compatible cap, or a source better than ebay?
Thanks.
by hyde
Sun May 07, 2017 5:05 pm
Forum: Thinkpad - General HARDWARE/SOFTWARE questions
Topic: How do you remove/change the low battery sound? (T450s)
Replies: 3
Views: 3685

How do you remove/change the low battery sound? (T450s)

I changed the sound in the sound control panel, but somehow it keeps coming back? The TPBTLWV.WAV that's very loud and the critical low battery even louder. I changed them to a milder sound, but it returns to TPBTLWV.WAV. I am running 8.1 64bit on T450s. Thanks in advance. If no idea, can someone pl...
by hyde
Sun Jan 15, 2017 4:38 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T430-T490 / T530-T590 Series
Topic: Windows update stopped working
Replies: 16
Views: 2731

Re: Windows update stopped working

The WSUS Offline Updater download up-to-date list of packages directly from MS servers. Once you have all of the required packages on your hard drive Update Installer triggers verification procedure built in into the OS - same procedure that is being used by the Windows Update Client. After compari...
by hyde
Sun Jan 15, 2017 1:08 am
Forum: ThinkPad T430-T490 / T530-T590 Series
Topic: Windows update stopped working
Replies: 16
Views: 2731

Re: Windows update stopped working

I wish I could stay with 7. 7 was another reason why I loved my X220 so much. Now with this T450s, 8.1 was forced down my throat, not to mention constant nags to upgrade to Win 10. You would have the same nags with Win7 as well, and they were not so difficult to turn off. If my outlook was working ...
by hyde
Sat Jan 14, 2017 6:56 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T430-T490 / T530-T590 Series
Topic: Windows update stopped working
Replies: 16
Views: 2731

Re: Windows update stopped working

It is not only you who has serious problems with W8.1 WU service. At this very moment I am trying to update remotely my friends L440 and it is stuck on searching phase aswell. You may try to download all the updates to your HDD by using WSUSoffline client and than install them locally. Hmm.. It's i...
by hyde
Sat Jan 14, 2017 12:31 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T430-T490 / T530-T590 Series
Topic: Windows update stopped working
Replies: 16
Views: 2731

Re: Windows update stopped working

Have you no fantasy? Click on KB3172614 This is like a scary nightmare. Yes I clicked on the KB links but the download links in those KB pages also lead to "We are sorry, the page you requested cannot be found." Can you try? Is it just me? I just downloaded Win 8.1 ISO and mounted on USB, if I can'...
by hyde
Sat Jan 14, 2017 12:10 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T430-T490 / T530-T590 Series
Topic: Windows update stopped working
Replies: 16
Views: 2731

Re: Windows update stopped working

Micro is $hafting you/us with their "Downloads". At least the "Direct link September 2016" ones work. But those are for Win 7. :( I am considering resetting again but I am afraid it will be same result. I already reset my windows once. I can't believe it stopped working. I don't know if I should tr...
by hyde
Sat Jan 14, 2017 11:03 am
Forum: ThinkPad T430-T490 / T530-T590 Series
Topic: Windows update stopped working
Replies: 16
Views: 2731

Re: Windows update stopped working

Poppy, can you check, the links don't work for me. Is it just for me, or is it same for you too?
I get "We are sorry, the page you requested cannot be found." when I click on update links.

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