20 Most Recent Lenovo ThinkPad T500 Questions & Answers

Insert a DVD disc into the DVD drive.
Open My Computer then right click on the DVD drive (it maybe the D drive) - click on Properties - then click on Autoplay..

Lenovo ThinkPad... | Answered on Apr 07, 2020

That's correct. I'd recommend to fix it in repair shop rather than on your own if you don't know how to solder.

Lenovo ThinkPad... | Answered on Aug 29, 2017

Go to YouTube and look it up, most likely its in a side compartment that pops out like the CD player does.

Lenovo ThinkPad... | Answered on Dec 10, 2015

It sounds like a stuck key on your keyboard. You can try dusting off the keyboard with compressed air. If you see any dirt or debris you can try to remove it gently from the keyboard. You may have to replace the keyboard. If that is the case you can replace it yourself or have someone competent do it for you.

Lenovo ThinkPad... | Answered on May 22, 2015

You will have to contact the administrator of the computer to change it for you. You have been blocked from using it. The Admin is the only one who can unblock it for you. Whether it is someone in your home or at your workplace or your ISP Internet Service Provider

Lenovo ThinkPad... | Answered on May 16, 2015

Reset could mean one of several things. I assume you know how to simply reboot it. If it is hung you can hold the power button down for about 6 seconds to turn it off.

If you forgot the password, contact Lenovo support at http://support.lenovo.com/en_US/
Provide them with proof of purchase and original receipt to prove ownership of laptop.

If you want to restore factory defaults then installed on the ThinkPad T500 is a program called Rescue and Recovery, which helps you diagnose and fix problems with the Windows operating system. To access this software, reboot your T500 and press the oval-shaped blue ThinkVantage button -- located on the upper-left area of your keyboard -- when the ThinkPad logo appears. When the Rescue and Recovery menu appears, choose the option that describes what you want to do. Follow the directions on the screen to run the appropriate action.

If you need the recovery disks then try

Lenovo ThinkPad... | Answered on Jan 26, 2015

If you wish to get some details; check the site linked here. Pull up older posts. Surf the site with patience. http://electronicshelponline.blogspot.com/

Lenovo ThinkPad... | Answered on Nov 03, 2014

- Did you look at the buttom of the pc. Might be a serial number or something similar.
- There should be a back up drive (drive Z: I think it's called, it has the pre installed programs).
- If there isn't any Z: drive, then you should have been given some CD's or DVD's when you bought the pc. They should have the program as well.

Lenovo ThinkPad... | Answered on Jun 24, 2014

Here is the link;
Just put in your model number after selecting Guides and Manuals.

Lenovo ThinkPad... | Answered on Mar 15, 2014

screws on the side have black stickers covering the screw heads.

Lenovo ThinkPad... | Answered on Jan 10, 2014

please flash the bios.......wid this software.....
click the link and download it...then install it....
yaa...why not.......The 64 bit link is...------ http://download.lenovo.com/UserFiles/Driver/en/Downloads%20and%20Drivers/Z460Z560/BIOS/29CN38WW/NIWEx215_X64.exe.

Lenovo ThinkPad... | Answered on Mar 29, 2013

Goto to this link below


in Brands Select : Notebooks and Handhelds
in Family Select : Thinkpad T500
in Type Select : All Types
In Operating system Select  : the Operating system you installed.

And download the drivers.

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Lenovo ThinkPad... | Answered on Dec 15, 2012

Thinkpad T500 is the Model

Lenovo ThinkPad... | Answered on Nov 02, 2011

Two things. You might have a problem with the inverter or with the backlight lamp.
You need to open your Laptop Screen. Normally the screws are hiding underneath the rubber stops. It would be better if you can find a LCD disassembly manual for your laptop else just write down what and account everything that you do. Check for the Fluorescent like lamp if its burnt out. If it is then you need to replace that. If not, then you need to replace the Inverter(a long rectangular shaped circuit board. Normally it is just at the bottom of the LCD screen.) Note the product code written on the inverter and order it. This should fix that problem.

Lenovo ThinkPad... | Answered on Jul 13, 2011

It means that the battery not taking the charge. Do you know how old is your battery? The battery life span usually is only 2 to 3 years.

Lenovo ThinkPad... | Answered on May 12, 2011

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