Lenovo ThinkPad T540p Motherboard 04X5286 48.4LO16.021 (1x Faulty USB Port) (2024)

Lenovo ThinkPad T540p Motherboard 04X5286 48.4LO16.021 (1x Faulty USB Port)

  • P/N:04X5286 48.4LO16.021
  • PLEASE NOTE:One of the USB ports is faulty and does not work. The motherboard is otherwise functional.
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MPN 04X5286
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Manufacturer Lenovo
Form Factor Laptop
CPU Brand Intel
Socket Type rPGA946B
Memory Type DDR3 SDRAM
Number of Memory Slots 2
Expansion Slots none
Input/Output Ports DisplayPort, USB 2.0, USB 3.0, VGA
Features On-Board Audio, On-Board Video Chipset
Condition For parts or not working
Condition Comment One of the USB ports is faulty and does not work. The motherboard is otherwise functional.
Warranty 30 Day Return to Base Warranty
Important It is your responsibility as a buyer to ensure this is compatible with your hardware or operating system before buying.

Assume that any photo is a library photo, not the actual item you will receive, unless expressly mentioned above.

Unless expressly mentioned in the description, there will be no other parts included with the item. This includes items such as drivers, cables, manuals, warranty cards etc. Hard drives, tape drives, caddies etc. will not include any screws, fixing rails unless expressly mentioned.

We aims to deliver items ordered to you as soon possible. As a guide, we estimate that most items will be delivered according the following timescales. To help you plan for your delivery, we will send you an e-mail with tracking details, as soon as your order has been shipped.

UK Delivery

  • Free Delivery: Monday-Friday (2-5 Working Days)
  • Fast Delivery: Monday-Friday (1-2 Working Days)
  • Next Working Day Delivery: if ordering before 1pm it is next day (excluding Saturday/Sunday), if you place order Saturday/Sunday we will dispatch your order Monday for delivery Tuesday.

    Please note that Saturdays, Sundays, and Bank Holidays are not classed as working days.

    Delivery services may take longer if you live in remote areas like the Scottish Highlands and Northern Ireland. As a result, Next Day service may not be guaranteed.

International Delivery (not including customs processing)

  • You can choose UPS Courier at checkout, please fill in your address first to get a shipping quote. International orders are usually delivered within couple of days, speed depends on the services selected.
  • Goods are despatched Monday – Friday only.

  • Sending goods outside the United Kingdom may result in additional local customs clearance charges and taxes. Failure to pay these charges and taxes on arrival will result in the goods being returned to us. In such instances we may refund your order and delivery fees but retain a re-processing fee to cover the return costs and customs processing fees.

    Changes from 1st January 2021 – Brexit

    On 1st January 2021 the UK left the EU. A consequence of this is that goods purchased from the UK for delivery in the EU are now subject to additional duties and taxes as well as increased shipping costs. To our European customers we offering following delivery option:

    Delivery Only Service – we will deliver your order excluding any customs clearance fees, import charges and taxes. When the goods arrive in your country you will be contacted by the delivery company to pay these additional costs directly to them before final delivery as the importer of record.

    Delivery is processed under the ‘Delivery at Place’ (DAP) Incoterm.

    We would advise you to check the cost of delivery before making purchase as the customs clearance fees, import charges and taxes can amount to quite a significant cost.

Lenovo ThinkPad T540p Motherboard 04X5286 48.4LO16.021 (1x Faulty USB Port) (1)

We are so confident in the quality of our work that we stand behind every MicroDream Certified Refurbished product with a 12 Month Warranty as standard and we are able to offer our 30 Day Money Back Guarantee with complete confidence.

Lenovo ThinkPad T540p Motherboard 04X5286 48.4LO16.021 (1x Faulty USB Port) (2)

We guarantee this product against all hardware faults for a period of 12 months from receipt of the product.

If there is a hardware fault within the first 30 days of receipt we will arrange for collection free of charge and replace or repair the product.

If there is a hardware fault after the first 30 days, you are responsible for safely returning the product to us. We can arrange collection for £19 including VAT. We will pay for the carriage of the replacement or repaired product back to you.

WHO IS COVERED? This warranty is non-transferable and covers only the original end purchaser. An original or copy of a sales invoice is required for warranty service.

WHAT IS COVERED? In the event of your PC hardware developing a fault you can return it for repair or replacement (or equivalent).


  • Normal wear and tear of Product use
  • Misuse, lack of care, mishandling, accident, abuse or other abnormal use
  • Use of the Product other than for its intended purpose
  • Damage caused by improper or unauthorized repair or maintenance
  • Warranty is void if repairing without our consent or warranty seal is broken
  • Product that has been modified or altered
  • Software issues (any problems associated with software – whether bundled or installed by user, file corruption, internet setup etc.)
  • Accidental damage like breaking the screen or spilling liquid on it. You would need independent insurance to cover this.
  • Used batteries, although we do guarantee that it will hold at least one hour's charge. We will replace batteries which do not meet these criteria if reported within one week of receipt and the battery supplied is returned. Batteries are considered as consumable items - as they are expected to degrade over time. Some may require replacement.

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Lenovo ThinkPad T540p Motherboard 04X5286 48.4LO16.021 (1x Faulty USB Port) (2024)


How to fix Lenovo laptop USB port not working? ›

General Troubleshooting
  1. Try a reboot (power off and power on the system).
  2. Try a different computer (if available) and see if the USB device works okay.
  3. Try connecting other USB devices to the same USB port.
  4. Try disconnecting and reconnecting the USB device.

How do I reset my USB ports on my Lenovo ThinkPad? ›

How to troubleshooting USB devices on ThinkPad
  1. Press and hold the F1 key and then turn on the computer. Hold the F1 key until the Easy-Setup menu appears. ...
  2. Select Config.
  3. Select Initialize and then click OK.
  4. Click Exit, click Restart, and then click OK to restart the system.

How do I enable USB on my Lenovo laptop? ›

From the menu on the left, select UEFI Setup. Select System Settings and then Devices and I/O Ports. Select USB Configuration. Find the USB ports you want to change and select Enable or Disable.

How do I fix my USB ports Cannot be detected? ›

How to fix a USB not recognized
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How do I fix my USB ports not working on my motherboard? ›

Clean Out the Debris

If you plug in a peripheral and can connect briefly by wiggling it slightly, there may be something in the way. Look closer at your USB ports. Debris or grime can block the port and prevent a proper connection between the computer and the plug.

How to reset USB ports from BIOS? ›

The BIOS setup program is displayed. On the left pane, select Settings > System Configuration > USB Configuration. The USB configuration is displayed on the right pane. Select or clear the Enable External USB Port check box to enable or disable it, respectively.

How do I force my Lenovo Thinkpad to boot from USB? ›

Press F12 immediately as the Thinkpad logo appears. There should be a pop-up menu with a list of choices. Select the USB drive using the arrow key and press Enter. The system should now boot from the USB drive.

How do I force a USB drive to reset? ›

Format USB Drive:

Tap and hold or right-click on the USB drive and choose Format. Select FAT32 as the file system and enter a Volume label to name the USB drive, such as RECOVERY, and then tap or click Start. Tap or click OK to erase the contents of the USB drive. Tap or click OK when the format is complete.

How to open flash drive on Lenovo laptop? ›

To boot from your USB drive, you will need to insert the drive into your computer and then press the power button. Once the computer has turned on, press the 'F11' or 'Delete' keys repeatedly until you reach the boot menu. From here, select 'Boot from USB' and choose your drive from the available options.

How do I connect my phone to my Lenovo laptop via USB? ›

Simply connect your phone to your computer with a universal serial bus (USB) cable and select the "File Transfer" or "media transfer protocol (MTP)" mode. This will allow your computer to access your phone's storage where you can play your music files directly.

What are the Lenovo startup keys? ›

Common keys used to access the boot menu include F12, F11, Esc, and Del. When you turn on your computer, pay attention to the screen for any instructions or prompts that tell you which key to press to access the boot menu.

How to enable USB ports in BIOS? ›

Turn on the computers, and then immediately click F10 to enter the BIOS. Under the Security tab, use the up and down arrows to select USB Security, and then press Enter. A list of USB ports and their locations displays.

What is the boot menu key for Lenovo g500? ›

Restart the PC and press F12 (Fn+F12) during power-on to access the Boot Menu.

What causes laptop USB ports to stop working? ›

USB-related issues can be caused due to incompatible device, outdated, incorrect, or corrupt drivers, damaged USB ports or cables, faulty USB port, and so on.

How do I fix a dead USB port on my laptop? ›

If the issue persists, go to the next step.
  1. Check USB ports or cables for physical damage.
  2. Reset BIOS to factory defaults.
  3. Run a hardware diagnostic test.
  4. Check the USB device functionality on another computer.
  5. Check Windows Device Manager for errors.
  6. Run the Windows hardware troubleshooter.
Jan 31, 2024

How do I fix my laptop not recognizing my USB? ›

Windows cannot detect my new USB device. What do I do?
  1. Open Device Manager and then disconnect the USB device from your computer. Wait a few moments and then reconnect the device. ...
  2. Connect the USB device to another USB port.
  3. Connect the USB device to another computer.
  4. Update the USB device drivers.

How do I fix my USB-C port on my laptop? ›

Here are some troubleshooting steps you can try.
  1. Check if the USB-C port is clean and free of debris. ...
  2. Try using a different USB-C cable or device to see if the issue is with the cable or device.
  3. Restart your Surface Pro 9 and try the USB-C port again.
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