Forum discussion tagged with lenovo.
  1. GriffinSchneider

    Question My Lenovo laptop powers on but does not start

    My Lenovo laptop powers on but does not start. Its a 2015 Lenovo Edge 15. When I hit the power button it lights up and lights up the keyboard and then shuts off again, it turns on for about a second. When it does this it tries to turn on for at least 10 times in a row without me hitting the...
  2. A

    Question Lenovo K10 note

    Hi, my Lenovo k10 NOTE phone arrived to the service with blocked home lock pattern. It doesn't work even hard reset using side buttons phone when I connect to PC it doesn't show up. Do you have any suggestion or idea?
  3. M

    Question Laptop keeps turning off randomly after 1-5 minutes

    Hello! I have a Legion Y530 that's been working pretty fine the last 2 years, It has one HDD and an m.2 SDD. Suddenly It started to turn off after few minutes, (It turns off completely, just like pressing power button for few secconds, no alert, no process just turns off all fans, lights, etc)...
  4. Lana S

    Question Laptop get very slow and laggy occasionally

    Hey guys, I have a Lenovo Legion 7 Laptopn with 1TB SSD (more than 300GB free space), nVidia GeForce RTX 3080 Graphics, AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX with Radeon Graphics with 32 GB RAM... All drivers are up to date, windows 11 is up to date, I checked all hardware and they are working well through...
  5. C

    Question Lenovo ideapad flex 5 won't turn on

    So, a few weeks ago I was on my laptop and it was close to dying so I plugged my charger in. Sometime after, my laptop just turned off completely. I thought my charger was finally dead(it was) so I tried using my school chromebook charger, didn't work and the charging light didn't turn on...
  6. sandrom

    Question Lenovo Ideapad 330s keyboard problem

    When the keyboard's been unused for some time, some of the keys stop working and i have to click on them (or any of these unworking keys) like 100 times and eventually they all at once continue to work again. Any solutions?
  7. makaveli9996

    Question Force external display to use integrated graphic gpu on lenovo legion 5 15ACH6H

    I want to connect 2 displays to my AMD integrated GPU (Ryzen 7 5800H), not my nvidia GPU RTX 3070. I connect monitors via USB-C -> display port wires. I tried to change options in nvidia panel, to force using AMD GPU but no result. Is it possible? Thanks for help
  8. T

    Question So many options! which do I choose for video editing and 3D modelling?

    Hi tom's guide team and all the experts here @COLGeek @rgd1101, @hang-the-9 I need some help in making the right choice and I am confused. I need an RTX 3070, Intel i7 or AMD Ryzen that has enough power for video editing and 3d modelling / rendering without lagging, found a lot of laptops but...
  9. ferrarachristian8

    Question Horizonal line flickering Lenovo Y50-70 on high brightness?

    I have a problem with my Lenovo Y50–70. A while ago this horizontal line appeared at the top of the display, a few centimeters from the edge. Initially it was just a white hotrizontal line, after a few weeks, suddenly, other continuous ones appeared and started flashing. From the lines down, all...
  10. D

    Question Please Guide Me - Dell 7415 vs Dell 7420 vs Dell 7425 - And lenovo Flex 5

    Hi Please Guide me I want to buy 2 in 1 laptop for gift for my friend ,who some time use video and photo editing like adobe software in travel I find 4 laptop in below 1 - Dell inspiron 7415 ( CPU - Ryzen 5500U ) 2 - Dell inspiron 7420 ( CPU - Core i5-1235U ) 3 - Dell inspiron 7425 (...
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    Question Disabled Graphics Card on a Laptop with broken LCD

    I've been using external monitor as my laptop screen since my laptop screen was broken and not showing anything but black screen. Yesterday I accidentally disabled my graphics card and i cant access my laptop via external monitor anymore, im broke so buying a new one wouldnt be an option. How do...
  12. T

    Question Which one provides better value for money?

    Lenovo Ideapad 3 5500U 16GB RAM 512GB SSD 60Hz TN Panel ~8hr battery 680$ vs Lenovo Legion 5 4600H 1650 16GB RAM 256GB SSD 1TB HDD 120Hz IPS panel ~3 hr battery 980$ I'm a fresher computer engineering student
  13. nima nek

    Question Lenovo thinkbook 15 G2 touchpad not working

    hi guys i bought a new Laptop Lenovo |Thinkbook 15 G2| but it's touchpad is not working, it works while I'm in bios but not in windows, I have downloaded the latest drivers from Lenovo official site, but it didn't work. could you guys please help me with it??
  14. Tblender

    Solved! Help! Lenovo laptop charger pin overheating

    My lenovo legion Y540 (i5 9300h, gtx 1650) charger pin is overheating. Yesterday I played like three hours without any problem, but today the charger isn't working well. The laptop only charges when the pin is plugged on an specific angle, and the charger pin gets way too much hot in one or two...
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    Question Lenovo Legion 5 Keyboard Problem

    Super frustrating. Some keys are working intermittently. As I'm typing this, all of the keys are working. In an hour...the 'r' the 't' and various other keys will stop working. Laptop never dropped, always treated well. Laptop never opened or worked on. I searched for updated drivers...no...
  16. Z

    Question PLEASE HELP ME is Yoga 9i able to do long zoom meeting with screen share or not ???

    PLEASE HELP ME is Yoga 9i able to do long zoom meeting with screen share or not ??? Hello Recently I bought a 14”yoga 9i.MTM 82BG006KAX ,which still in the box cuz i need to have a final decision about weather to open it or not. As I found this comment on reddit which makes me really worried...
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    Solved! Lenovo Thinkpad Edge E430 - replaceHDD with SSD

    I just picked up a Lenovo Thinkpad Edge E430. I'd like to HDD with SSD. After a look on the lenovo website, there's no recovery disks available for this 2012 machine. That doesn't mean they don't exist from lenovo, just that I didn't figure out their support. Pointers welcome. I have the...
  18. X

    Solved! Lenovo thinkpad 13 goes black and max fan speed?

    Hey A college just dropped off her Lenovo Thinkpad 13 laptop.. She said the screen would randomly go black and ramp up the fans and stay like this, until she hold the power button down for 10-20 seconds.. First thing i noticed was if I pick up the laptop and shake it a little on the login...
  19. M

    Solved! LENOVO Ideapad 320: Power button light and fan turn on, display won’t display anything.

    Hi, my Lenovo Ideapad 320 started malfunctioning a while ago. It seemed to happen after installing a Lenovo system update. The laptop won’t do anything unless it’s on charge. When I press the power button while it is on charge, the power button LED and the LED near the SD card slot power up, the...
  20. B

    Question Please, help me to choose a laptop

    Hello! I'm trying to choose the most suitable variant. I need a laptop for video editing, in DaVinci Resolve (not only for this, of course, but it's the most demanding process). And I want a convertible, a 2-in-1, because it's very comfortable for me. Now I'm choosing from 3 variants. New...
  21. Jwolf17589

    Solved! Lenovo T420 Keyboard not working

    Hello Everyone, My Lenovo T420 keyboard is not working. The Power button, fingerprint reader, and mute button work. The keys, volume up/down, and all other keys are unresponsive. I do not have sticky keys applied, and have tried installing another generic ps/2 driver, but that has not worked. I...
  22. A

    Solved! Windows doesn't detect hardware on Lenovo Ideapad 100S-11IBY

    I'm trying to help a friend resolve a problem with his Lenovo Ideapad laptop, model 100S-11IBY The problem appears to be that Windows 10 doesn't detect some of the hardware, most noticeably the keyboard and touchpad, but also the battery and sound card. That is, these devices simply do not...
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    Question Spark/fried display connection on laptop

    Hi all, I have a lenovo L340-15IRH Gaming Laptop (ideapad) - Type 81LK I went to disconnect the LCD display cable and heard a faint spark and saw a small flash I thought somewhere around the connection site. The lcd works, but the backlit part isn't, I'm able to connect to a monitor and it...
  24. R

    Question Buying 32GB RAM kit for my Lenovo E440, need to know if it will fit

    Hi all, I have a Lenovo ThinkPad E440. Specs are: i7 quad-core 2.3GHz / 16 GB RAM / Windows 8.1 Pro 64-Bit / Intel HD Graphics 4600 / NVIDIA GeForce 840M I want to upgrade the RAM Memory to a 32 GB kit, with two 16 GB ones, as the laptop has two slots. But a while back I bought a kit and it...
  25. kimyunz

    Question Legion 5 Ryzen 7 Lags when turned off at night and turned on morning.

    My Specs Ryzen 7 4800H, 16 GB Ram, GTX 1660ti 6GB, 512 SSD. I got this problem after some time. at night I turned off the laptop and when I turned on a laptop in the morning it lags like taking time on the opening program, start menu, like of old computer to resolve this I have to plugin charger...
  26. F1yingSquid

    Solved! Lenovo Y50-70 Touch Only Chargers When It Feels Like It.

    I got a new official Lenovo charger fit for my voltage and everything to replace an off-brand one I used for a while. About 1-2 weeks ago, the laptop would charge but only if a monitor was plugged into the hdmi and only for about 10 mins. A couple months before that, the laptop would charge...
  27. naomikristina

    Question Lenovo Ideapad 510s Laptop Randomly Shuts Down Around 30-40%

    Hi there, I have this Lenovo Ideapad 510s that I got in September 2016. It has been working pretty well up until few months ago where it would randomly shuts down when the battery percentage is around 20-30% (sometimes with up to 50ish minutes remaining), and it's not overheating. This doesn't...
  28. M

    Question Lenovo Legion Y540-17IRH screen replacement.

    Hello! I'm reaching out to you guys to get information on how to replace and get the parts needed to replace my laptops screen. I've started to notice that my screen is not so pleasant, it being 60Hz. I would want to upgrade to a higher refreshrate screen, for example 120 or 144Hz. Some...
  29. Tilo

    Question Lenovo Chromebook turns on but has grey screen.

    Brightness keys do work at changing the brightness. My Chromebook was in developer mode and developer mode boot-up screen was working as normal so I don't think this is a problem with the screen. I tried taking it out of developers mode but that didn't fix anything. Pressing the refresh button...
  30. L

    Solved! Is it worth it to replace my SSD?

    I currently have a 3 year old Lenovo thinkpad T470, with 8 GB RAM and 256 GB SSD. However my SSD crashed and now I am wondering whether it is better to buy a new laptop or only a new SSD (the costs are about a 100 euros). Any thoughts on this? CPU: Intel i5 7200U
  31. F1yingSquid

    Question Laptop Just Stops Charging When Playing Games

    I had issues with this laptop for a while now and this isn't even the worse problem but here's the issue. My laptop charged completely fine a week ago, and a day later is seemed completely fine but when I played a game on it, it stopped charging. I am able to recharge it though. Either sleep...
  32. darhanger

    Solved! Lenovo G50-45 Graphics problems

    Have that laptop with AMD A8-6410 and idk what discrete card. First time its been R5 230M now its HD8500M, sometimes its R5 something... Problem is: i never see discrete graphic in work, application don't use it. Try different drivers from Lenove site and AMD site. In private WoW server...
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    Solved! "No bootable device" error, 2 beeps and Error Code 0xc0000185

    I have a laptop here that I haven't booted up for 5 years (!) as I have another device, I'm going to dispose of this one but need to get some files off it first. I tried to boot it up but got the Error Code 0xc0000185 . I then turned the device on again and the "No Bootable Device" error...
  34. M

    Question Lenovo ThinkPad T590 shuts down when it's physically moved

    Hi, my Lenovo ThinkPad T590 shuts down when I physically move the laptop and sometimes also randomly shuts down. I already applied warranty on the device and they returned it from service place after two weeks claiming they replaced motherboard, but issue still persists. I'm kinda frustrated...
  35. A

    Question Trying to choose between Lenovo Ideapad and Dell Inspiron

    I am a student, looking for a budget laptop which is good for programming and potentially working with large datasets (although this isn't as important, as I have access to the lab machines at uni). I also do digital art, so I'm looking for something that can run Photoshop and Illustrator...
  36. JarekD

    Question Lenovo Legion 7i - nasty screeching sound coming from beneath the vapor chambers

    Hi guys, I'm a new owner of Lenovo Legion 7i (10750h + 2070 super) and from day 1 I've been getting some inconsistent weird screeching sounds that become very audible when the fans calm down. It sounds a bit like a mix of an old HDD head mixed with electrical static (audio attached below). I...
  37. V

    Solved! URGENT! Legion laptop only the game lags

    Hello there. I have a legion Y520. My laptop performs awesome in the day to day tasks, but when I start the game, the game started lagging. As soon as I open any games. I could feel the frames is been dropped. I tried playing the games in really low graphics, it was just the same. but the games...
  38. jonbremont

    Question x1 extreme brand new doesn't not power via battery

    Greetings! I have an x1 extreme gen 1 4k that I just purchased and open boxed it myself. Warranty expired 1 day ago and can't get it fixed. Laptop runs fine with power cable but if I unplug the AC power the system shuts down immediately. the battery info is displayed in windows 10 and...
  39. D

    Question Lenovo Thinkpad X1 Carbon Will Not Turn On

    Hello, I have a Lenovo Thinkpad X1 Carbon, and just today it never woke backup from sleep mode. I have tried all the online suggestions without success, Verified there is power, both power supply and internal battery (All good). Hold the power button down for ten seconds, no boot. With a...
  40. P

    Solved! Lenovo G50-80 Laptop battery not charging. No LED light/No icon

    Hello, I have a Lenovo G50-80 laptop (80E501B2US ) that recently stopped charging. When the charger is plugged in there is no charging icon and the LED light does not light up. I have replaced the DC jack and battery with brand new replacements. Neither fixed the issue. The charger is not...
  41. A

    Question IdeaPad 330-15IKB with Radeon 530 bluescreens when graphics device is enabled

    Hi there My laptop that I bought little more than a year ago is starting to have bluescreens with the error PAGE FAULT IN NONPAGED AREA pointing to system file atikmdag.sys. The problem first appeared when I was in the middle of a game. Searching online I found that it is a graphics card...
  42. Helpthiscat

    Question Hi! How can I fix my laptop lenovo G40-70. I wont start and charge and the LED light is not blinking.

    It was fine the other day but yesterday it was lowbatt so I charged it but it wont charge until it drained. I cannot turn it on. The charger was fine like no damage in wires. PLEASE HELP ME.
  43. L

    Question Lenovo IdeaPad S340 Black Screen

    Hello all, Black screen issue (after splash), I’m afraid. No problems connecting to external monitor. Able to play around in pre-login advanced settings through F8. Able to access safe mode (although I can’t log in due to a separate windows password issue). I’ve tried un- and then...
  44. alex_caieiro

    Question Bluetooth Lenovo

    Dear, For some unknown reason (Windows update, driver update) my Win 10 is not able to detect my Bluetooth device (Onboard), I have no ideas about how to fi it, any help ? And also I don't know why my Win10 is not able to reset (maybe caused for the last win update ?)
  45. ITweeks

    Question Lenovo Flex 2 Video stops after Logo

    Hello All, I have a Lenovo Flex 2-15 that will display video on the built in screen when in BIOS settings or at the logo screen. But once Windows 10 begins to load, it cuts off. Then, the only way to see what is happening is by connecting an external monitor, putting it into standby, then...
  46. A

    Solved! Lenovo Y530 suddenly became incredibly slow, continues to be after Windows reinstall

    I have a Lenovo Y530 for 15 months now (i7-8750H, 1050Ti, 32GB RAM, SSD+HDD onboard). Some days ago the computer suddenly became incredibly slow, I can't even scroll on a webpage without it lagging, and it has major problems doing basic Photoshop tasks or even light gaming. I suspected I might...
  47. Kaitalb

    Question Lenovo z510 not turning on

    Hello! I really need your help. My laptop, an old Lenovo z510 is not turning on anymore, the battery is not charging anymore, the power on led is flashing an orange-red color and when I try to turn it on the charging led is white. I didn't use it for like 2 years. I will attach a photo of the...
  48. D

    Solved! Lenovo c40-30 freezes during startup after update

    Hello My Lenovo c40-30 is freezing on the “Lenovo” screen during startup. This is after a windows 10 update overnight. I have access to the BIOS setup menu but do not have a clue what to do there! Any help you can give would be appreciated. thanks in advance.
  49. Erin2020

    Question Do my laptop support 144 Hz external monitor?

    I have an IdeaPad from Lenovo which is a 60 Hz display with 16 GBs of RAM and i7 9 Gen processor with a GTX 1650 GPU. I want to buy a 144 Hz monitor but I don't know if my HDMI 2.0 port supports 144 Hz at 1080p. I know that HDMI 2.0 supports 144 Hz but I don't know if this laptop supports a 144...
  50. zulfanmr

    Question My laptop stops charging automatically, restarts charging, then stops again and so on.

    Hey. I want to ask you a question. So i got a problem on charging. When i plug my charger, there's a beep sound and the charging indicator in my laptop is appearing. But after a few moment, the charging indicator is disappearing, means that my laptop is not charging. But when i unplug my charger...
  51. csr___

    Solved! My Lenovo won't boot without charger pluged in, Help!

    My laptop, ideapad 320s won't boot wihtout charger pluged in, then when then the laptop turns on, it still turns on if the charger removed. Please help, thankyou..
  52. naxenthe

    Question Lenovo Ideapad 330-15IKB - Keyboard/Touchpad Issues

    Running Windows 10 on an Ideapad 330-15IKB. Started having issues yesterday with the keyboard - the cursor would revert to the beginning of the line while typing, making it impossible to type a legible sentence. It also started typing by itself on the log-in screen, making it hard to type my...
  53. V

    Question Lenovo keyboard troubleshoot

    Hello! I have Lenovo Ideapad 330 laptop and got it for more than a year now, it works perfect and just as good as it should be, around 2/3 months ago I started having this super annoying problem and that some of the keys in my keyboard (few letters and one number) hardly respond and I have to...
  54. J

    Solved! Lenovo stays black when powering on

    I have a Lenovo Yoga Pro 3 running Windows. It's done this for a while; after not using it for at least a few hours the back light will come on but the screen will stay black. In the past, pressing the power button to turn it off, waiting a few seconds and pressing the power button again has...
  55. utubeagrawal

    Question Laptop recommendation

    Hello, I am looking for an upgrade from my Dell Precision M2800 w/ 16GB of RAM, an i7-4710MQ, a Samsung 860 EVO 500 GB ssd, Windows 10, etc. I want to have the following i7 - 10th generation (any model, would prefer a k) (can roll with a 9th gen model if necessary) (can go with a Ryzen 7 if...
  56. ruslruslrusl1

    How To SOLUTION - Laptop Plugged In, Not Charging in Windows 7/8/10

    I'm seeing many posts lately about issues in Windows 7/8/10 laptop batteries showing "Plugged in not charging" and after much research and trial and error I wanted to share what finally worked for me. I had this same issue on my Acer Aspire ES1-711 laptop with "non-removable battery" running...
  57. Xyresix

    Solved! Lenovo Yoga S730 overheating

    Hello everyone. I have recently purchased a Yoga S730 (or IdeaPad 730S) and it keeps overheating so I apply ceramic thermal paste to the CPU. I notice that after applying the thermal paste, if I get my ear close to the keyboard, I can hear a electric-y, almost like a sizzling noise. Is this a...
  58. E

    Hysteresis (Backlash) Excessive on Synaptics Touchpads

    I have a 2018 model Lenovo Y530 Laptop. There is quite a lot of hysteresis on the touchpad (3 to 5mm). Has anyone experienced this and resolved the issue? I tried installing a new driver, but it didn't solve the problem. Not sure if firmware has to be changed too?
  59. E.D.

    Solved! How do I change the audio output if i have an extended display from a laptop to a TV?

    First of all, I want to mention that I'm not an expert in computers, meaning I only possess basic technical knowledge. I have an LG TV connected to my laptop through an HDMI cable(as an extended monitor). The TV doesn't have a 3.5mm port. The problem is that I want to connect my headphones to...
  60. Seferovic

    Solved! I have problem with my y splitter

    I have lenovo g70-70 laptop. My laptop have one jack for mic/speakers, but my headset have two plug (one for mic, one for speakers). I m bought splitter something similar...