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The O.S is corrupted and you want to format the HDD of your Laptop.before formatting backup your all data,so that you can easily format and install new O.S.

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Lenovo ThinkPad... | Answered on Aug 21, 2019


You need to get a hold of a windows xp recover boot cd/usb. You can download it on the internet (if you can with something else than the lapop)

Lenovo ThinkPad... | Answered on Aug 18, 2019


i have already sent you info on how you might be able todo it.

Lenovo ThinkPad... | Answered on Aug 17, 2019


Hi
Take your narrow on the system language icon and press right button, select settings..., in general window, in installed services field add your language, also change default language to which you prefer. If you looking for Hindi language instruction you can find there:
http://indiatyping.com/index.php/typing-tips/devnagari-hindi-inscript-keyboard

Hope this helps you.

Lenovo THINKPAD... | Answered on Jul 16, 2019


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  • Lenovo ThinkPad... | Answered on Jul 15, 2019


    Interesting.

    I have only encountered this issue since using Audlogics software to remove duplicate files on my machine.

    Nothing against Audlogics, I have used it before to remove duplicate images or mp3s without any problems.

    This time I (maybe foolishly) scanned the entire machine and removed every duplicate file with every extension (whilst keeping an original)

    Since then my machine crashes, especially when using Chrome, and gives this error upon restart. It will eventually restart.

    It works fine in safe mode and does not crash at all.

    I am about to go back in and try it in normal mode and run various software to see which one causes the crashes.

    I'm confident that the hard drive is still fine though.

    Lenovo Thinkpad... | Answered on Apr 19, 2019


    Error code 36 means a ley is stuck. Only you can find out which one. Press each key in turn to feel if there is a dodgy key.

    Lenovo ThinkPad... | Answered on Mar 28, 2019


    Hi,

    I would recommend installing all the newest drivers for the unit.

    Lenovo Thinkpad... | Answered on Jan 12, 2019


    Contact Lenovo , proove ownership and they may be able to help with a code.

    Lenovo Elite... | Answered on Dec 29, 2018


    Try to go into safe mode by pressing F8 as soon as you turn on the laptop.

    If you get into safe mode then go into system restore and choose a date when the laptop was working properly. Let it rollback to that date and reboot the computer and let it go and see if it goes back into windows.

    If you get a blue screen even when trying to go into windows then the operating system is corrupted and you'll need to do a factory restore on the laptop, meaning the hard drive would have to be wiped out and the operating system put back onto the hard drive.

    Lenovo ThinkPad... | Answered on Dec 01, 2018


    Here is the ATI driver page on the Lenovo support site. They list the XP driver for your model. Download and reinstall to see if this solves your problem. If you get errors or if you are not running XP please post beneath this thread with additional info so I can follow up with you...

    Lenovo ThinkPad... | Answered on Sep 30, 2018


    no boot. SL500 notebook. 10 years old now? 2008 made.

    no failed screen photo posted. making answers near impossible to guess what is there on screen.
    PC's boot in serial sequence.
    Power on
    BIOS posts. (power on self test and possible errors)

    then asks for BIOS PASSword (bad thing to have and forget) never turn this feature on.
    then if Bitlocker was turned on you must get this password next, if lost doom it is for HDD.'

    next the HDD boots the OS. (or fails with errors)
    what OS is this, windows (what) or Linux (hat) or freedos, or well lots more OS.
    let my guess its windows. so the next step is
    windows password, is this where you get stuck.


    this messages (means recovery mode) in english.
    To interrupt normal startup, press the
    blue ThinkVantage button"

    it is the BIOS hot key for recovery.
    if the bios password is not set then BIOS works.

    My guess is your HDD is bad, and cant boot.
    you read the manual, (did you) and see the recovery chapter. and then attempt the recovery
    and that works , good, but if not that means the HDD is bad, or damaged.'
    page 41 covers how to use factory recover disk

    If you need help , next time tell the helper
    what OS came new with PC and was it upgraded.
    to say w10. WE CAN NEVER GUESS what
    OS is there (operating system)


    https://www.manualslib.com/manual/492867/Lenovo-Thinkpad-Sl500.html

    Lenovo ThinkPad... | Answered on Aug 23, 2018


    hello mr, Matt the hyjacker?
    why not ask using all your facts, and not OPs
    my wild guess is the OP inserted to the docking station
    and bent pins, and now will not work.
    the word unlock here is poor choice of words
    as many docking stations have option key mech. KEY lock.
    so if NOT a key lock !
    then it is just mechanically jammed
    why not get someone to fix it
    or try to unjam it your self , I am sure the OP did 8 long years ago.
    or sold it or scrapped it.

    invert the whole thing, LT and dock.
    upside down, now press dock firmly the LT bottom
    near the Connector end and at same time...
    then unlatch the dock using the dock latch release now.
    this relieves pressure (gravity) and can aid in the cure.

    Lenovo ThinkPad... | Answered on Aug 17, 2018


    remove the battery large.
    then run on AC pack only
    #1 top failure of all mobile PC is that battery, so unplug it
    then test with AC pack only.
    work now.? and all vents must be clean, end to end. not just fan.
    there i no fuse it uses current regulator, imagine genius magic electronics fuses that never blow out, and bingo.

    OK big battery out, an RTC coin cell fresh.
    then fan blows.
    next is BIOS, do the BIOS screens work if not the mobo is dead.
    have 2 RAM stick on the 2 slots>? try one at a time
    run the PC with all modules removed, (options)
    remove hdd?
    remove, dvd drive.
    think like this. Get bios working first
    learn that modules can short, and when they do the power regs shut down.
    so we unplug all things to the mob,
    until only 1 ram and cpu remains.
    see? (this is called power overload fault isolation tactics)
    even the screen only can be dead, you never mention text showing
    you can test the mobo with external screen via that rear (?)_ VGA jack what if that worked, did you learn something here, sure.
    this pc has tons of modules to pull, even bluetooth. wifi, sound and more. if you look at all parts inside or sold by ebay, bingo. lots

    Lenovo ThinkPad... | Answered on Aug 14, 2018


    As it was left with no ventilation underneath for the cooling fan, it has desoldered the GPU.
    Motherboard replacement or GPU re ball required.

    Lenovo ThinkPad... | Answered on Jan 20, 2018


    If you right click on the sound icon down by the clock and choos "open volume mixer", are all of the levels even?

    Lenovo ThinkPad... | Answered on Jan 19, 2018


    If the computer goes into sleep mode, some devices won't wake afterwards. As a test, either disable sleep mode, or open Device Manager, find the adapter or its USB port and set the power properties to not allow the device to turn off to save power.

    Lenovo ThinkPad... | Answered on Dec 12, 2017

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