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beep when AC adapter plug is connected - can not find on ThinkPad w530

2013-09-15, 20:39 PM

In the opposite to some other users (say in this topic here) I always liked this cool feature of ThinkPad to informed the user with a happy loud beep sound, whether the status of power has really changed after the AC adapter was connected to the laptop. It saves me plenty of times from problems with empty battery and loosing my data at my previous ThinkPads.


So when I've got my new ThinkPad w530 it was one of the first things I've tried to configure to enable these sound notifications. But I am not able to find, how to do it :smileysurprised: The Manual of the Power Manager states very clearly when explaining  Power Management Options, the following:

"Beep when power state changes

 When this checkbox is selected, you hear beeps when the computer: 

  • Enters standby mode.

  • Resumes operation from standby mode.

  • Enters hibernation mode.

  • Resumes operation after being in hibernation mode.

  • Is connected to or disconnected from the AC adapter.".

It seems the thinh I was looked for, but the problem is, that there is no such option at Power Manager Options tab. I've reviewed all other tabs/windows of the app as well, but can not find anything about beep sound.


Have I missed anything? Where this option might actually locate?


Thanks for any ideas!


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Re: beep when AC adapter plug is connected - can not find on ThinkPad w530

2013-09-15, 20:45 PM

It's in the BIOS on the W510 if I recall correctly.


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Re: beep when AC adapter plug is connected - can not find on ThinkPad w530

2013-09-15, 21:14 PM

Unfortunately it's not an option offered on the *30 systems' BIOS, it was removed.  Please see the following thread;





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