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Questions tagged [lenovo-laptop]

For questions specific to unique properties of Lenovo laptop computers. Note there is a specific tag for Thinkpad. For questions that are not unique to Lenovo-brand laptops, you may attract more answers using the more general [laptop] tag.

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Chromebook crouton compatibility

Is there a definitive list of Chromebooks or their processors that are or are not compatible with crouton? Specifically, I am trying to find out whether a Lenovo 300e Chromebook (which is ARM-based) ...
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Uninstalled program still shows up in toolbars

I have uninstalled the Lenovo Vantage software. After spending hours removing all of the traces it leaves in the system, it just don't want to go away in the toolbars list. What can I do to remove it?...
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What is triggering my laptop to go to sleep?

My laptop has this annoying "feature" where randomly after waking up from sleep, it will go to sleep after 1.5 minutes of inactivity. After it starts going to sleep in 1.5 minutes, it keeps doing so ...
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Lenovo 3000 N100 7pin miniDIN pinout (TV-out adapter)

I have this laptop, and, despite of its being old, I want to know all its capabilities. My question is only regarding 7 pin DIN socket on rear side of the laptop: I couldn't find any specification ...
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Reinstalling/reenabling bluetooth device (Internal Bluetooth device disappeared)

My internal bluetooth isn't working, and I uninstalled it as my last method. I tried all the generic methods I could find, and as this has happened to me before, I tried it the same way I did it back ...
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can i connect wired keyboard to a usb hub?

I'm trying to make a desktop setup powered by my laptop (yoga 730) but I don't have an available USB port to plug in a Corsair K55. should I get a USB hub (even though I only need one USB), or is ...
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My new laptop is lagging

I've bought a new laptop (Lenovo Thinkpad P52s, without OS) and installed Windows 10 on it, I've also installed all drivers recommeded by Lenovo. But I recognized some weird problems: Scrolling via ...
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Cooling fan on Lenovo laptop runs fast when CPU load is low

Ubuntu 16.04 on an Lenovo Ideapad 320s-15IKB (link to manual in several languages) worked well until two weeks ago. Now the cooling fan isn't working properly, randomly changing speed from slow to ...
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Windows 10 1803 reboot after screen lock

I need help with Windows 10 1803 build. Laptop where the Windows is running is Lenovo t480s. This laptop restart in random moments without blue screen during lock. It cannot be releated to Windows ...
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System image to restore windows 7 on new 2 in 1 laptop.

Recently, my old lenovo L440, running windows 7 64bit had some damage to the motherboard leading to a replacement computer. I purchased a Lenovo Yoga 730 2 in 1 with the i7 8550U processor which runs ...
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Different battery duration for Windows 10 and Ubuntu on the same laptop

My Lenovo Legion Y520 laptop came with Windows 10, and I added Ubuntu 18.04 as dual boot around 2 months ago. Based on my observations, I only get around 2 hours max usage in Ubuntu while I can ...
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WiFi connection dropping and not detecting networks

I am currently facing the next issue in several laptops with Windows 10 and was wondering if anybody could guide me in how to solve it. Randomly the WiFi connection drops and when you try to manually ...
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Find which laptop component is slow

I have a 3 years old Lenovo carbon x1 laptop with i5 and 8 gb ram, it has been serving me well, but for the last 6 months the computer is unbearably slow: it takes a lot of time for programs to load ...
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Installing BIOS updates on a Lenovo Yoga 11e

I have a Yoga 11e running Linux. I'd like to install a BIOS update, which Lenovo provides here as a "bootable cd" image. I haven't seen an actual optical drive for probably a decade, so I tried ...
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Elan touchpad sensitivity per application in Windows 10 on Lenovo Flex 2-14

I have a Lenovo Flex with Windows 10 Home, and since upgrading to Windows 10, the Elan mousepad has been acting a bit unexpectedly. In certain applications, the scroll sensitivity is similar to what I ...
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Lenovo G50-80 laptop combo audio socket

I have looked at the manuals & info from Lenovo but I can't find the pinout of the audio socket. Can anyone inform me of the pinout of the combo audio socket of the Lenovo G50-80 laptop?
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Computer in infinite reboot loop after removing Linux?

I just removed Linux from my laptop, by deleting its folders ("deepin" and "ubuntu") from the UEFI directory. After that, I tried rebooting, but now it's stuck in a boot loop. The Lenovo logo pops on ...
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Eyes killing me after purchasing laptop? [closed]

I am new to this site and in need of some information regarding a recent purchase. I had a HP laptop that broke down before the year was through so I just went to purchase a new one & got a ...
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How can I change my Lenovo Legion Y520 keyboard light from white to red?

The pictures I see have red lights but mine has white lights. Can I change it or is it part of the model? my model can only have white light.
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Goland not showing on current monitor after detaching HDMI

I detached my HDMI Cord and now when I load Goland it starts and then moves off the screen to what should be my HDMDI Screen. I checked my Graphics Options and everything is set for single monitor ...
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Thunderbolt™ Software installed itself on my laptop

I have a Lenovo T570 laptop running Windows 10 which yesterday appeared to unexpectedly install a new program. The program appears in my start menu and has also added itself to my system services ...
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I have a white vertical line on my laptop screen

I have a white vertical line on my laptop screen. It must be a hardware problem, as it appears, whatever the screen is showing. This is a pic I made with my phone: The laptop is a Lenovo G780. It ...
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Screen covered with gray stripes

I have a new Lenovo laptop, Yoga 520, running under Windows 10. Every now and then, the screen gets covered with gray vertical stripes, fully or partially (whole height but not whole width). So far ...
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Laptop internal speaker beeps at startup if laptop plugged in

When my laptop is booting, if it is plugged in, the internal speaker keeps beeping. Not continually, it's more of a beep beep thing but never stops. What could be the cause of it? How can I ...
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Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon Gen 2 display dims and fades randomly

I've had this ThinkPad for about 2 years. Recently the screen does not refresh properly. As I keep scrolling it leaves line streaks or keeps a faded (background) image of the previous screen-scroll. ...
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Why does my Lenovo Ideapad 100 lag so much?

It's freezing, causing unexpected errors, it's jittering youtube videos and most of all, applications stop responding often. I have a Lenovo IdeaPad 100 with Intel i3 processor and onboard Intel HD ...
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Using just the Esc key instead of Fn + Esc

I have a Lenovo Yoga 700, and by default the Function keys require you to press Fn first. This was kind of annoying to me, so I went into my BIOS settings and turned off Hotkey Mode. This fixed the ...
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Lenovo Laptop Shutdown, sleep and hibernate issues

I have a Lenovo B590 laptop. Its old. I'm having a issue in it. Windows 10: When I shutdown the screen turns off but the lights stay on. When I sleep, it doesn't wake up and when I hibernate it, it ...
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Lenovo shutdown, sleep and hibernate issues

I have a Lenovo laptop (Model: B590). It's pretty old and I'm having issues with it. I can't shut it down. When I try to do so, the screen turns off, but the lights stay on. Also, when I put it to ...
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New user on computer?

I have a Lenovo computer, windows 7. When I opened up my computer this morning, there was a new user called lenovo_tmp_keys_vamn? Should I be worried?
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Key Working without keyboard after update to window 10

step by step process telling you what I have done harddisk problem, I replace with new one harddisk keyboard short, I remove keyboard I installed window 10 after installing windows update comes and ...
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Is there any specific requirements for RAM to upgrade laptop?

Currently, I have 4GB DDR4 RAM in my Dell Laptop. Previously I had Lenovo laptop with 4GB DDR4 RAM. Now I want to use that Lenovo's RAM in Dell Laptop. Is there any specific RAM requirements for ...
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Lenovo Ideapad 320-15IAP Secure Boot option not available in BIOS setup

I recently bought a Lenovo IdeaPad 320-15IAP (running Windows 10, with an Intel Pentium N4200 quad-core processor). Upon trying to install Ubuntu alongside my Windows partition, I kept getting a GRUB ...
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How to stop computer from entering sleep under “Critical Battery Trigger Met” misidentification?

I'm using a Lenovo Laptop, Windows 10. Recently I think the battery cell is not fully functioning, and system occasionally triggers the Event 524, Critical Battery Trigger Met and subsequently, the ...
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X230 CPU Clock Cycle Change When Battery Removed

I have a Lenovo Thinkpad x230 running Windows 10. It has a Samsung EVO SSD and works pretty good. However, it behaves strangely when the battery is out. As soon as I take the battery out, CPU clock ...
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How and when to interrupt CHKDSK?

My Lenovo Z50 laptop has been giving me problems, so I set it to run CHKDSK /f /r /x when I rebooted. Several hours later, it's stuck at 12%. The dots are circling, so I suspect I should let it ...
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Lenovo ideaPad 110 AMD a9 7th gen black screen

I'm facing black screen issue on my laptop. I've tried:- Holding the power key for 30 seconds when the charger was connected as well as disconnected. Removing the battery and holding power key for 30 ...
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Is there a way to reduce laptop's resolution from 4K to HD, without text distortion, so that it runs faster and uses less battery?

Is there a way to reduce laptop's resolution from 4K to HD, without text distortion, so that it runs faster and uses less battery? My laptop is Lenovo Yoga 3 Pro.
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FN key “stuck” and non-responsive on my Lenovo ThinkPad T450

My problem The FN key on my Lenovo ThinkPad has been non-responsive since some time last year and is just showing this constant green light which never turn off except when the laptop is turned off. ...
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SSH Server crashes randomly once in a week or so and comes back on when someone logs in directly

I have a Lenovo ThinkPad E560 (Ubuntu 16.04.4 LTS) stationed at our remote lab with a running openssh server that can be reached any time. Since last few months, the ssh server randomly crashes once/...
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Get to Lenovo ideapad bios

Cant't get to Lenovo Idea pad 710S bios. I tried for several times to boot PC. System just turns on without any prompt regarding bios. How to solve the problem?
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Lenovo Ideapad 700 15ISK: How do I enable booting from CD/DVD and USB drives?

I want to install Ubuntu on my laptop which is on a bootable DVD How can I enable booting from DVD and start to install Ubuntu ?
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Laptop hit the floor. How do I connect to WiFi now that WiFi detection seems to be damaged?

Laptop hit the floor. It's difficult if not already impossible to connect to WiFi. Sometimes laptop can detect WiFi, particularly the one at home, but the signal is usually weak. Sometimes it shows ...
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How do I know whether my laptop's fan is working?

I am using Speccy, and my CPU is running at 70-90°C. I think my fan is probably not working. How can I check that?
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Can I shrink 25 GB Lenovo parition my laptop came with?

I have just bought a new lenovo yoga 720, with a 256 GB ssd. However, the main partition only has 212.23 GB of space allocated. There is a 25 GB partition called "Lenovo" which has about 1.5 GB of ...
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Lenovo tablet BIOS update falsely blocking on battery

Trying to update the BIOS on a Lenovo tablet. The updater thought keeps kicking out telling me to install a battery. It has a battery. The battery is fully charged. I can use the device just fine ...
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Lenovo x220 startup and shutdown after any sort of movement or pressure

I was wondering if anyone of you recognizes my problem or may know a solution. About 4 months ago started experiencing problem with my Lenovo thinkpad x220. For some reason, it initiates a shutdown ...
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Cannot find Event ID for Lenovo System update using Windows Event Viewer

Thank you for taking the time to read this. Context: I am currently trying to implement Bitlocker Encryption on a Windows 10, Lenovo T460s Laptop. I have encrypted that laptop. However looking at ...
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Lenovo Y510p Keyboard keys halts or breaks

I am having a lenovo Y510p for 5 years now, I've been using it with Ubuntu almost all the time, a couple of month ago I noticed that some keyboard buttons started to halt when I press them or signals ...
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What port is this? Lenovo y50-70 [duplicate]

Please help me find out, I'm very curious about what this port could be and I have literally no clue to what it might be. If you know or have any idea please let me know!