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Error 1962: No Operating system found. Lenovo Workstation [SOLVED]

Enable CSM

If you are trying to install Windows 7 on a new Lenovo workstation, you may encounter the following error message: Error 1962: No Operating system found. The following steps were necessary for the system to recognize my Windows 7 USB installation flash drive: Disable Secure Boot Enable CSM Save changes and reboot Other similar errors: b540p error 1962 no operating system found – Lenovo Communityhttps://forums.lenovo.com/t5/IdeaCentre-Desktops-Home-Servers/b540p-error-1962-no-operating-system-found/td-p/1068069i have had nothing but problems with this model since day 1. i upgraded to windows

USB2.0-CRW driver download [SOLVED]

USB 2.0-CRW(Card Reader) in device manager

Recently I came across a new Unknown Device while performing a clean install of Windows 7 Pro x64 on a Lenovo desktop: Thankfully,it was fairly easy to determine that ‘CRW’ stands for ‘card reader’ and find the correct driver here: dl link (use the drop down to select your OS version) Bitland Cardreader Driver for Microsoft Windows 7 (32-bit, 64-bit) – Desktop Bitland 5179 Card Reader Driver for Microsoft Windows 8 (64-bit) – Desktop Bitland Cardreader Driver for Windows 8.1

PCI Encryption/Decryption Controller [SOLVED]

Update Driver Software - Intel(R) Trusted Execution Engine Interface

Q. I have an unknown device PCI Encryption/Decryption Controller in Windows 8.1, what is the correct driver? A. You need the Intel Trusted Execution Engine driver: (Intel dl link) (Dell dl link) File name: TXE_Win7_8_8.1_1.1.0.1089.zip Version: 1.1.0.1089 (Latest) Date: 02/20/2014 Size: 34.39 MB Language: English Operating Systems: Windows 7 (32-bit)*, Windows 7 (64-bit)*, Windows 8, 32-bit*, Windows 8, 64-bit*, Windows 8.1, 32-bit*, Windows 8.1, 64-bit* -or- DELL version, Intel® Trusted Execution Engine Driver This package provides Intel® Trusted Execution Engine

Dell laptop with Windows 8.1, brightness control not working?! [SOLVED]

If you have a recent Dell laptop and are doing a clean install of Windows 8.1, you may encounter an issue where the brightness controls (F11/F12 down/up) do not function properly. Specifically, the buttons pull up the Windows 8 brightness control slider BUT the changes do not take effect Thankfully, the fix was simple. Install the latest Intel HD video drivers! As soon as I installed the latest drivers, the buttons immediately started working (I didn’t even have to reboot).

Enable remote MySQL connections on Turnkey Linux LAMP

I am a big fan of Turnkey Linux. It is great for working on projects locally, though sometimes I need to allow others access to the MySQL server on our LAN. Here are simple instructions for enabling remote MySQL connections and for allowing user access: How to allow remote access to databases | TurnKey GNU/Linux docshttp://www.turnkeylinux.org/docs/database-remote-accesssed -i “s/^bind-address/#bind-address/” /etc/mysql/my.cnf Configure MySQL to accept remote root connections (from any host (‘%’)): (added line breaks for readability)

Mini-itx AM1 gaming system w/discrete video card and DC PSU!

Compact but packs a punch :-)

Mike sent me some info and photos of his awesome mini-itx system: I crammed the AM1H-ITX along with a 5350, a Kingston HyperX 4gb DDR3-1600 stick, Slimline DVD-Rom, Microcenter house brand120gb SSD, a couple 40mm fans, and an EVGA GTX 750 2GB (non-ti) into a Travla C158 case. I’m powering it with a DC power brick (part number 316688-001 or spare 317188-001) from either a beefy HP laptop or possibly a docking station. The specs are 18.5v, 6.5a, 120 watts.

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