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It helps to know what device model and OS you are using though the following steps for changing from pattern lock to slide are for Android OS 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich):
1. Unlock your Android device
2. Find the Applications menu and select "Settings"
3. Under the "PERSONAL" group, select " Security"
4. Under "SCREEN SECURITY" group, select "Screen Lock"
This will ask for the security pattern first.
5. The options for screen lock will appear, select "Slide" and you are done!
Hope this helps.

Lenovo ThinkPad... | Answered on Mar 14, 2017


That is a risky move to have that required to start the computer. There is a circuit in the battery module that tells the computer if the battery is healthy enough to boot the computer. When the battery is removed or goes bad, the computer wont boot. Do the right thing and get a new battery.

Lenovo ThinkPad... | Answered on Feb 03, 2017


1. Set your computer with the screen you wish to capture.
2. Click on the "PrtScr" button, usually located on the top right side of the key board.
3. Click the 'Start' button on the 'Taskbar' and type "Paint" in the search field. Once the Windows find the program, open it, and click on the 'Paste' option on the top left side.
4. On the keyboard, click "CTRL+S", and save the file on the computer, where it will be able to locate it later.
5 Send the file as an attachment.

Lenovo ThinkPad... | Answered on Nov 21, 2016


Check over temperature. Is the air way clear of dust and fluff? Is the fan and radiator clear of fluff?

Lenovo ThinkPad... | Answered on Aug 20, 2016


Stuck key error means that one or more keys on the keyboard are stuck. It's possible that a liquid spill can also cause one or more keys to electrically "short" causing the error. Inspect the keyboard and check if any keys are mechanically stuck.
If you're mechanically handy you can remove the keyboard, inspect any chances of damage or corrosion. Plug it back and see if error is still occurring.
Reset BIOS to default settings. Perform Flee Power - remove the battery and any other peripheral device connected to the computer. Hold the power button for 10-15 seconds and then connect only the AC Adapter and turn ON the computer.

Lenovo ThinkPad... | Answered on Aug 19, 2016


If this is a fresh installation, download the drivers from Lenovo, not microsoft.
http://www.lenovo.com/

Lenovo ThinkPad... | Answered on Aug 02, 2016


Is the LAN driver installed?

Lenovo ThinkPad... | Answered on Aug 02, 2016


Press Fn + C. This is the key combination for Scroll Lock

Lenovo ThinkPad... | Answered on Jul 25, 2016


depending on the format of the document you might need a separate program to read. .file extension "txt", ".doc" should work on a standard windows PC. "docx" (newer office format might need a different program (google for "word viewe"), for ".pdf" google for acrobat reader

for a comprehensive list o file extensions and the programmes which created them check the link:

Lenovo ThinkPad... | Answered on Jul 04, 2016


take the new battery out
see if it will kick start just on mains power

if you hear a beep as it powers up mother board is ok
if the mother board is dead and no beeps it wont start up

try this each time from power up
if you hear a beep hold down
one of these F5 of F1 or F 12 wait to
see if a menu from the mother board itself is visabe
then follow the prompts

if nothing also suspect hard drive or chip failure





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Lenovo ThinkPad... | Answered on Jun 19, 2016


Press Ctrl and PrntScr together. That will grab the screen then open your document programme, (Open Office, Word or whatever you use to compile letters etc) press Ctrl and V.

Lenovo ThinkPad... | Answered on May 23, 2016


Please explain further what your issue is.

Lenovo ThinkPad... | Answered on May 13, 2016

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