Forum discussion tagged with lenovo.
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    Question "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...
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    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...
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    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...
  4. 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...
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    Question 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...
  6. 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...
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    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...
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    Question 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...
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    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...
  10. 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.
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    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...
  12. 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 ?)
  13. 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...
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    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...
  15. 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...
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    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.
  17. 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...
  18. 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...
  19. 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..
  20. 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...
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    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...
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    Question 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...
  23. 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...
  24. 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...
  25. Xyresix

    Question 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...
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    Question 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?
  27. E.D.

    Question 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...
  28. Seferovic

    Question 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...
  29. Question Llenovo W530's battery causing problems

    Hey everybody, I recently bought a used W530 in good configuration and condition, and till then the laptop has been charged about 5 times in about a week, so I had some worked to do in blender that would take around 6-7 hours therefore after charging the battery to a 100% i unplugged it and...
  30. botasky

    Question Lenovo 710S won't turn on after disassembly

    My Lenovo 710S won't turn on after I replaced the screen hinge, the fan did not spin, no led light up when I press the power button and the charger indicator light didn't light up when plugged-in either. I check all the wire and connector inside and they seem ok, I didn't disconnect anything...
  31. Psychedelico

    Question Lenovo Yoga 530 Laptop "Sleep", shuts it down

    Bought a new Lenovo Yoga 530 Laptop. Upon closing the lid or pressing the power button, it's supposed to go to [sleep] but I open it back up and it only showed an unresponsive black screen shut down on me and losing my hours of work. I tried looking at my settings and power saving options and...
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    Question No BIOS on Boot - Lenovo X1 Carbon

    Hello, So I've ran into an issue where a laptop that i'm servicing will no longer boot the BIOS. When I press the power button, F1-12 will light up, along with the power button, but that's about it. Context: This laptop previously had a Windows upgrade (not an update) to it. As some of you...
  33. leonhk

    Question Laptop doesn't turn on

    So, I have a problem with my Lenovo Thinkpad L430 (3 years old) It sometimes turns on and sometimes doesn't. When it doesn't turn on, the power button lights up but there is no display on the screen. However, sometimes it turns on if I try and works smoothly like it is supposed to. But, will...
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    Solved! Am i able to upgrade my laptops cpu

    hey guys sorry for bothering but i couldnt find answers anywhere. i have a lenovo ideapad 330s 15arr and i was wondering if the cpu was soldired or not as i am unable to find answers for my specific model
  35. chains65212

    Question Lenovo Thinkpad S1 Yoga Issues: Keyboard and Trackpad not working

    I have this unusual problem with my Lenovo PC. A couple of years ago, my PC suffered water damage, and it wouldn't start up. I took it to GeekSquad to see if they could repair it. They said the motherboard was damaged, so I bought a new one and replaced it. It powered on just fine, but for some...
  36. Question Laptop for the sims 4: Options & Spec on a budget

    Hi all, my old laptop just gave out & I am on a tight budget for the next few months. I am a casual gamer League/The Sims. & I was wondering if you all could recommend which of these laptops within my price range would run the sims 4 the best. Ideally I'm aiming to play on ultra but if...
  37. M

    Can I use a 90W charger instead of a 65W one?

    My lenovo Ideapad 310-15ISK was working fine at first but after a while it started having problems charging when running programs which used NVIDIA graphics card instead of the Intel one, originally it came with a 65W AC adapter, but I've heard it could run better with a 90W one, can I...
  38. Question Lenovo V310-15ISK cannot remove base cover

    Hello. I wanted to add more RAM to my laptop but i have problem with removing base cover. In manual there is written that i have to remove optic drive first. I removed all the screws but i cant remove it anyway. Do you know if i can remove base cover without removing base cover? Or there is any...
  39. wuws

    Advice on purchasing Thinkpad e495

    After weeks of searching i am on the verge of buying the Lenovo Thinkpad e495. (639€) Here is the config and price: https://www.campuspoint.de/lenovocampus-thinkpad-e495-20nea001ge-set.html Since i had to compromise a lot to get there, I need some advice on the following questions: Is this good...
  40. Desiyo

    Question Laptop won’t turn on

    I have a Lenovo laptop with an internal battery. It has been 1 year since I bought it. It just shut down while I was using it because it was hot. I let it cool down and tried opening it but it won’t, but when I press the power button it lights up for 5 secs then closes. I tried plugging in my...
  41. jarrettstewart

    Question Lenovo Yoga Won’t Turn On

    My lenovo yoga (i don’t know specific info. it’s is a very cheap around 300 dollar laptop with no branding or name besides lenovo yoga that i could find) Won’t turn on. The light that said the laptop was on was lit up but the screen was dark so i powered it off using the power button. now i...
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    Question Lenovo Yoga 920 Battery

    Hi, I'll stay positive although I don't think I'd buy a Lenovo product again. I'll work on the battery first. It died badly just after 1 year and not much use. Lenovo support said buy a 3rd party battery - which I bought & installed the same as original. It gives a bit over 4 hours of...
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    Question Gaming PC suddenly extremely slow during boot (No startup programs are allowed) - Please Read All

    Hello, I have a Lenovo Legion Y530-15ICH gaming laptop. Recently, particularly after a Windows Update caused a black screen desktop (ironically fixed via another Windows update) boot times have been upwards of 4-5 minutes, when it was previously near 45 seconds. I have no idea what the...
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    Question When I try to open Nvidia Control Panel on my Lenovo Yoga laptop it states that my display isn't attached to an Nvidia GPU

    Although Geforce Experience recognizes it completely fine, the Control Panel doesn't and won't even load up. It's obvious that my card is in working order, and it's still used every time I load up a game. Is this a problem with my GPU or the control panel itself, and how to I fix it? It's...
  45. K

    Lenovo laptop freezes and produces buzzing noise!

    I was watching a video on my laptop (not on the internet) when it suddenly froze and started making annoying buzzing noise! It's been frozen and noisy for almost 2 hrs now and it's still not stopping. I wanted to shut it down/ restart it but keyboard is useless it wont work, the screen is also...
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    Question Laptop strange black screen issue

    My laptop runs great as long as it is plugged in, and left on or in sleep mode. If it gets turned off or unplugged it will not turn back on normally. It used to take 15 minutes up to few hours before the Lenovo logo came on, now it’s stuck on black screen for two days. There is a single BIOS...
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    Question Lenovo laptop won't charge after running out of battery

    My fairly new lenovo ideapad 310-15ISK ran out of battery and now it won't charge. I am certain that the ac adapter and the power jack aren't damaged, the battery itself worked fine as well and showed no signs of damage before it ran out. I would remove the battery but it's built in pretty deep...
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    Question Lenovo E550 Thinkpad fans & display not turning on, but Thinkpad light is on

    Hello all, My Lenovo E550 Thinkpad up and stopped working after being powered off one day. As described in the title, when I power the laptop on I can't hear any fans and the display is completely black. However, the Thinkpad light is still solid red. I have tried all of the solutions listed...
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    Question Swapping HDD (SSD) between laptops

    Hello, A cousin of mine has a Laptop Toshiba Satellite Pro C660 that is already a few years old, so he has bought a Lenovo ideapad 330 that comes with SSD. Now, I have cloned the toshiba disk (which was formatted not long ago and put on windows 10) to the Lenovo's SSD because it has some...
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    Question Reliable 2in1 laptop-tablets

    I'm looking for a new daily driver and decided to look into the 2in1 market. It doesn't matter to me if the keyboard is convertible or detachable, but there are a few crucial aspects that I need to consider. -Good pen functionality -Quality keyboard -Must last longer than 3 years (I cannot...
  51. Ruhan GM

    Lenovo ideapad P500 pluged in not charging prob.

    In my lenovo ideapad P500, i have facing the plugged in and not charging prob from 4 months. Priviously its solved by installing the software battery firmware update but now its not working. I change the windows to Windows 10 but its remains same. After that i change the battery but no any...
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    Solved! Laptop randomly turning off

    Hello. For the past week my laptop has turned off three times randomly without me doing anything to trigger it. Whenever it went to sleep / shut down it would play a sound kind of similar to the windows 10 notification sound and after opening it the same apps would be there as if nothing...
  53. shad0walker

    Question Strange behavior of my laptop

    Hello. I have a problem with my Lenovo Y50 - 70. Apart from the slow start, many apps do not open them, Google chrome first of all. Some open them only as an administrator. Sometimes it starts the task manager, sometimes not even that starts me. If I try to uninstall / install some programs, it...
  54. GauravRawat


    I have a Thinkpad L240, with i3 2330 6GB ram and i have faulty battery i thought i should remove this but after removing my laptop was lagging and if i put it inside it overheats and Shutsdown, i dont know what to do. Please Help!!! (I am not playing any game)
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    Question Laptop turns off suddenly

    I have a Lenovo G40-70, i5 4th gen, 12 GB RAM. After 3 months of use, it started turning off while on battery with no warning notification or sound. I can't even use it for 20 minutes max. The battery might read 50%-90% and suddenly is drained to 0% and turns off. I don't think it shuts down...
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    Question No Letters Or Numbers On My Keyboard work

    I Have A Lenovo, about 1year old.. it worked fine yesterday but now it wont. I cant type in the password into my laptop because no letters nor numbers will work. the CapsLock key works just fine and so does the Enter key. Ive tried to restart my computer Ive tried to shut it down and wait for a...