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My asus laptop wireless switch does not work

just reinstall the files once again
9/22/2022 3:11:00 AM • IBM ThinkPad T40... • Answered on Sep 22, 2022
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Controller monitor failed,controller not started appeared on my screen when i opened our server systemx3500

This is a raid controller failure. Server is not able to initialize device. Workaround: 1: Turn off server 2: Take out Raid Controller from server > blow air on raid controller slot to remove dust. 3: Put it back Now turn on server and see of it gets initialized. If you still gets error then its time to replace controller Thanks
8/18/2022 12:01:10 AM • IBM System x3500... • Answered on Aug 18, 2022
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How do I unhide a hidden row in the body of a large spreadsheet? Lotus 123

Question moved to a better category. Some of the rows or columns in my spreadsheet are hidden. How do I see all rows or columns?
  1. Select the area of the spreadsheet where rows or columns are hidden. To select the entire spreadsheet, select Edit ? Select All from the main menu or press CTRL + A
  2. To show all rows, select Format ? Row ? Show from the main menu To show all columns, select Format ? Column ? Show from the main menu.
https://www.google.com/search?q=unhide+a+hidden+row+Lotus+123 ..
7/16/2022 7:30:37 PM • IBM Lotus 123... • Answered on Jul 16, 2022
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How do NSF to PST converter

Download NSF to PST File Converter tool to convert NSF data into PST file format. This NSF to PST converter Software nicely convert NSF file to PST, EML and MSG format with whole versions of Lotus Notes NSF and Outlook file. More Info :- NSF to PST File Converter
7/7/2022 11:23:11 AM • IBM Computers &... • Answered on Jul 07, 2022
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I just bought a new laptop and want to watch a

I dont know why watching a movie needs adobe reader..!! Download VLC media player, or GOM player and try to open the file with these players. It should recognize the movie format and will work.

Make sure the movie file you want to view belongs to a video file format.
6/21/2022 2:45:49 AM • IBM ThinkPad T21... • Answered on Jun 21, 2022
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I have an IBM Thinkpad 390 Type 2626, 12.1" which ...

1998 built new day 1 relic PC, 19 years old in your hands, gee parts are scarce on things that old. use or new. then or now. but. buy used parts on ebay or google the world for them , and bingo. the IBM service manual and parts list are all over the web, google them. google all that , seen below for you. the bottom is called the bottom pan. or 05K5482 - Base Cover Assembly (M/ 2626) what matters is real IBM P/N# only. there were 3 screen sizes so 3 bottoms,. 12.1" sure bottom pan is,, 05K5482 seen here 2626 pages ,for free, https://thinkpads.com/support/hmm/hmm_pdf/390hmm.pdf first google hit (do it your self find them closer to home?) EVERY DAY , GOOGLE FINDS MORE OR LESS FATE WINS.(On used parts for sure) https://www.impactcomputers.com/05k5482.html
5/22/2022 11:40:09 AM • IBM ThinkPad T41... • Answered on May 22, 2022
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My R51 will boot up but will then cycle through

swapped battery old for old or old for new? new is best or none. a 2005 PC, no battery lasted 12 years. period. did not. and runs only windows XP the virus magnet, (a true horror) does PC run on AC power pack with no huge battery , ? if NO then the power pack is bad. if yes then the BATTERY is shorted, as all can do this old and are danger to you and others with old batteries we all know loved to catch fire back then (MH370 i bet is battery crates burned) RIP all. !!! that means get that nasty old battery out of the home, ok? also new batteries, real new not NOS, new old stock have new features that do no catch fire. fuse inside and more. do not harbor 2005 batteries of any kind like this at home. win.
5/22/2022 11:36:09 AM • IBM ThinkPad R51... • Answered on May 22, 2022
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I have an IBM think pad and when i click on my

at home, most homes have many wifi devices, TV's PC's and all my cellphones have wifi too as option 2 ,for 5G. to save 5g overcharges.. So your wifi card in dead wifi PC fails to show your personal SSID wifi name, but we know it is good due to other PC's see and it works,thus proving the R51 is the culprit. you failed to say R51 worked before, wow, buy it dead like this? so why is this true is simple. 1: the wifi card in R51 is missing as most were back then(called the wifi options day 1 new) 2005 Relic PCs, IBM. omg runs 12 years later a true magical PC, the card must be there and the 2 antenna too, and connected both. the PC has built in diagnostics, PAGE 40 in the manual and wireless lan is there. 2: forgot your wifi credentials,(SSID,+ Password) you. 3; wifi card is bad. 4: wifi driver (sw) missing or the wrong one , not obtained from IBM or Lenovo. 4 causes, sw, hw or forget credentials. or too far from router wifi this PC. R51 this PC, I'm reading your manual to you now , 2005 has a relic modem card, for dial up. no not that. wow a 232 page service manual see, vast places, easy to find and read. 100% free too.... and no stolen email bull Lenvo https://webdoc.lenovo.com.cn/lenovowsi/cskb/data/2006-07-28/20873/R50&R50p&R51(1829&1830&1831&1832&1833&2889&2894&2895).pdf page 5- shows 3 cards then, at MINI PCI card slot. v802.11b v802.11b/g v802.11a/b/gandBluetoothwireless 51series:
  • Intel®PRO/WirelessLAN21003BMini
  • PCIAdapter(802.11b)
  • IBM11a/b/gWirelessLANMiniPCI
  • Adapter(802.11a/b/g)
  • Intel®PROWireless2200BGMini-PCI
  • Adapter
  • vIBM11b/gWirelessLANMiniPCI
  • Adapter
Fn+F5 is the wifi air plane mode switch. and will fail lacking drivers for it;. PCI slot is where, well it is not the top left BT;modem card. page 86/ 87 shows the true and real WIFI card and location a hatch is opened and behold the wifi card. not empty here. if cards is there, I read the names and numbers off the card one of 3 above. then at lenovo on the R51 support page get the correct driver for the matched up card. and NO OS told so we you must tell lenovo that first. short list. 1: open hatch see card (not missing) nor antennas fell off it; x2. 2: get card model # 3: at lenovo get the driver for that card 4: load the drivers now. to R51, wiif 5: load your credentials ,your wifi and SSID and Pw now. bingo it works if Fn_F5 not in air plane mode.
5/21/2022 1:34:39 PM • IBM ThinkPad R51... • Answered on May 21, 2022
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Bios update for my older IBM 8189UNU think center

don;t do it , most brick the PC doing that millions did, just now;. why ask here and not IBM or Lenovo ,we have no bios here, not a drop.
5/21/2022 1:34:29 PM • IBM Computers &... • Answered on May 21, 2022
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I switch it on while

14.1 or 15" screen not told and key parts are not the same. no full model told T41 is series only. a 2004 made PC, 13 years old and expect it to work , no way can it. it's old unless kept fully serviced in real shop, just like cars they need seRvice. for sure fresh new and good batteries and full HDD drive tests. 13 YEARS OLD 1) REMOVE THAT OLD ROTTEN, BIG BATTERY NOW AND RUN ON AC POWER PACK, for now even FOREVER,. SO STEP2 IS NEW COIN CELL CMOS BATTERY AND WHEN DEAD CAN NOT BE IGNORED. page 111 PDF page# in the manual shows this backup battery CMOS and is fully dead and useless this old we replace them all. it is a pig tail battery coin type. and has 2 partnumbes, 14.1 and 15 " last is HDD tests, ask how or run the IBM diagnostics. dah manual https://www.manualsbase.com/manual/downloadmanual/190606/ free. do he captcha, and is free. RTC CMOS battery is $3 to 5 bucks. t41-undefined-undefined-0.jpg https://www.ebay.com/sch/i.html?_from=R40&_trksid=p2334524.m570.l1313&_nkw=battery+++92P0986&_sacat=0&LH_TitleDesc=0&_odkw=battery&_osacat=0 and https://www.ebay.com/sch/i.html?_from=R40&_trksid=p2334524.m570.l1313&_nkw=battery+++02K6572&_sacat=0&LH_TitleDesc=0&_odkw=battery+++92P0986&_osacat=0 that is it. if bios screens show date wrong the coin is dead if the bios shows, post erros 260,270,271 the coin is dead, the manual covers the 3 errors. RTM??
5/21/2022 1:32:47 PM • IBM ThinkPad T41... • Answered on May 21, 2022
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Datei i386/txt setup. sif

Google translated just for you. German. Dear Sir or Madam, I have a laptop model IBM type 2647 line 22o44 of the INF file /i386/ txt setup. sif is faulty Mistake ; SXS. DLL. Syntax error in the manifest or policy file D./i386/ asms/ 1000/ MSFT/ windows/ GDIPLUS: MAM in Zele 4I ask you to send me an advice otherwise I am helpless with my IBM laptop EMAILS BANNED POSTED.
5/21/2022 1:31:57 PM • IBM ThinkPad T23... • Answered on May 21, 2022
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Hi, I have a IBM R31

relic day PC, R31 , mfg, made in year 2002, 15 years old in your hands, wow old and all batteries this old are bad or shorted. coin too. the manuals are all free and everywhere now;. windows XP???????????????????????????????????????? Lenovo , owns this line now. Relic Pentium III (3) wow old. ! Alien wifi cards. sure. Tenda is. why not ask on the real Lenovo forum they can answer that. NO OS stated at all windows what? drivers must match up 3ways the PC model, he card or chip and the OS you run yes HP has blacklists on non HP wifi cards IBM I do not know that well (deep in bios sure) but if the card does not show up in BIOS first and you enable it here, then it will be dead. the correct wifi card is 12P3637 rare 2002 is . https://www.impactcomputers.com/12p3637.html
5/21/2022 1:20:45 PM • IBM ThinkPad R31... • Answered on May 21, 2022
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I don't think my IBM ThinkPad is shutting down

fails with CD tray empty and all usb ports empty? sure there are 20 causes of PC freezes.. this is not new ground. Gee wiz leave the huge battery out and run on AC power. only using only the AC >DC powerpack, well doe it run correctly now? C14 says (age) 1999 PC made , so is 18 years old then,. no battery lasts 18 years ever., for sure the coin cell CMOS battery is dead, and when that happens BIOS goes MAD (as a hatter) key word CHAOS. error 251 (post) is this. and 260 and 270. too,. My gosh vast IBM documents exist on this PC (IBM is BOSS, PRIME in this quality metric) the battery is page 75 here. https://www.dlmanuals.com/manual/ibm-2626hnu-thinkpad-390x-2626/user-manual/75?keywords=rtc#manualwrapwrap failure #3 of 20. is bad HDD, we must test it next running HDD tests on a good 2nd PC.. if OS on bad PC is dead. failure #4 bad power pack. AC to DC fails to run PC with old useless now, 18 year old huge battery removed; full stop. have up to 16 more to go, parts inside bad. end relic PC post.
5/21/2022 11:26:15 AM • IBM ThinkPad... • Answered on May 21, 2022
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I have a IBM Think

the drivers are bad here they are 2008 PC, lots to find bad that old. for sure XP OS , no less if not running XP then what are you running we can not guess OS. https://support.lenovo.com/us/en/downloads/ds013863-audio-driver-for-windows-xp-2000-thinkpad-r52-t43p-x41-x41-tablet
5/5/2022 3:07:26 PM • IBM Lenovo... • Answered on May 05, 2022
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My desktop is IBM Thinkcentre 8143-KQ7.I have

RAN FOR 14 YEARS AND FAILED JUST NOW, NO WAY AT ALL , NO HISTORY TOLD (SAD FACE)THE COIN CELL IS DEAD. 14 YEARS OLD ALL ARE OVER 7 OR SOON.THE JUMPER IS HERE. IN THE MANUAL FOR PW RESETS. EVEN INDEXED AS SUCH.SEE CMOS CLEAR JUMPER PAGE 28THE BOOKS IS CALLED CLEARING PASSWORDhttps://www.manualslib.com/manual/645124/Ibm-Thinkcentre-8143.html?page=28&term=JUMP&selected=1#manual
5/5/2022 2:38:29 PM • IBM Computers &... • Answered on May 05, 2022
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No output to the IBM 8841 File Server. The Power

lost the 2nd PSU ?standby power must be presentand BMC heart beat too flashing,if not the PSU is bad or have shorts in the system.the BMC is first, we go there read the logsif BMC is dead we diagnose that reading the HW service manual free.not having 2nd PSU, is super bad, and is hot swap PSU.
5/5/2022 2:21:22 PM • IBM Power... • Answered on May 05, 2022
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IBM System X3400 M3 7379 hangs at UEFI Partition Initialization

1: no options inside told.2: no CMOS COIN cell ever lasted 13 years, so id dead3: now BIOS is in CHAOS mode. dead battery caused,4: new coin cell,.5: reset bios to factory fresh defaults in BIOS page 1.6: set time and date in bios.7: set boot order or your boot drive or raid array based on #1 above secret.8: load Server 2012R2 is best here . or linux or what is in the list .if using raid it must be tested first the array under the raid controller. path. depends on what is there, not told.a dead server can be accessed via, IMM like my dell DRACit has page called logs to read.Id read them. (opps it flags coin dead , see?)_IMM (remove manager) , READ THE LOgs , remotely.>?? first?AND SEE LAST BOOT DEVICE./? (and what)????????????????new coin cell and ....THEN SET BIOS BOOT ORDER TO CORRECT BOOT DEVICE?got raid?1 raid or more.1 for boot?1 for data.???????????????????????????? look inside yet see what is there, even count all disks see where all connect . to what.run the raid config, some servers have raid support DVD or uSB stick to boot and manage the arrays/, but what is inside matters firstsome have upgraded LSI raid cards and that matters most if there, ? day one new had 7 cards as an option. (just with IBM alone)there are MORE. LSI makes great RAID cards, Got raid?The System x3400 M3 server supports optional spare DIMMs, memory mirroring, and RAID-0, RAID-1, and RAID-1E support standard with optional RAID-5, RAID-6, RAID-10, and RAID-50 availablemost servers like this the built in raid is weak , not allowing raid 6 mode.so that matters too if that was done day1, last time.https://lenovopress.com/tips0808#standard-specificationsthe manual is here (lenovo says EOL, zero help)https://www.ibm.com/support/pages/installation-and-users-guide-ibm-system-x3400-m3-7378-7379I anm not any kind of IBM guy. (data centers)but have Dells here, and can work them wellIMM find and read all logs carefully,most servers logs what disk drive last booted OKAY. explicitly/and how to open the case and learn what is inside first. for sure all things RAID.
5/5/2022 12:59:33 PM • IBM Computers &... • Answered on May 05, 2022
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CPU Upgrade Help

I'm pretty sure it's socket 370.
5/5/2022 12:18:07 PM • IBM ThinkPad T22... • Answered on May 05, 2022
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Have servers (loaded with Linux

Hurls = errors out (v o m i t s) well you left all most key fact linux what version distribution is it? what browser did you use? or special remote app?????????? try firefox, remove access how, exactly , tell that first.
1/18/2022 7:07:35 PM • IBM RSA II... • Answered on Jan 18, 2022
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