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Thinkpad S540 pre boot taking too long

2019-07-20, 14:12 PM

Hey there,

i've asked here before but nobody answered that question. Some time ago installed debian on the Thinkpad. When i did that, the laptop took a long time to boot (like 5 seconds before it even posts!) and it still does. I tried formatting the SSD and reinstalling Windows and i tried updating the BIOS.


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Re: Thinkpad S540 pre boot taking too long

2019-12-04, 15:06 PM

Hi Xekresis! Welcome to our forums community. Since reinstalling the OS did not work, the issue is more likely a hardware problem. Try running the hardware test from the Vantage app to check for hardware failures. You may also reach out to our support at +49 201 22099 888, option 3. They are open 8am-6pm Mon-fri.

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