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Will opening my Lenovo Z50-75 and cleaning it void my warranty?

Question: Will opening my Lenovo Z50-75 and cleaning it void my warranty?

On the shop's website it is stated that opening my laptop will result in warranty being voided. On the other hand, taking my laptop for dust cleaning to a certified service can last for even two weeks. I remember taking my previous PC for CPU cooler change and it was there for 2 weeks.What I wanted to do was clean the cooler of the CPU and see if the WiFi antenna was maybe unplugged because I was having almost no signal. I did open it *carefully* without even scratching a screw, cleaned the cooler, noticed that the main wire of the WiFi card was unplugged, while the auxiliary one was plugged correctly, plugged it back and closed the laptop, again, *carefully*. Can any of this void my warranty?Also, I planned to swap the HDD with an SSD I've had for some time. Could that represent a problem because I am changing some parts.I am not a certified servicer but I can certainyl say that I'm experienced enough to even disassemble the whole laptop and put it back again (no, I haven't done this nor do I plan to) without leaving a mark so why would opening it void my warranty if I make no damage to it.I just want to know whether I still have my warranty. Thank you in advance.

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Answer: Will opening my Lenovo Z50-75 and cleaning it void my warranty?

Hi MrVene ,

Welcome to the Community Forums.

In general sense , cleaning or opening the chassis or upgrading would not void the warranty as long as there won't be any induce damage to the parts during and after such change. (additional reference discussion here and here )


For the same reasons why OEM have the hardware manual dissassembly guide made available for free download and Lenovo Service Training . This may also be different on regional basis so having technical support informed first is still the best way to proceed so that proper guidelines are checked and that there is documentation for both party to reference.

Hope this help answer your query.

Regards

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The Lenovo YOGA 520 comes with a 256GB PCI SSD and a empty slot for a 2.5 inch drive. If I were to open the laptop up to populate that 2.5 inch slot with my own SSD, would that void the one years warranty? Also does the 520 support digitizer pens? Thank You 

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I have a 1 year warranty that came with my pc. Since day 1 the fan has been making an annoying squeaking noise and I was wondering if I would still be able to return the pc if I was to open it and see if I can fix the issue myself.

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Hello.
I bought dell inspiron 3558  from serbian official retailer in september last year as i remember.And now i have to..idk,extend that warranty by 5 years which dell gives in cooperation with "Nepo System".
Now the problem is,thats quite a long lasting procedure since i need to ship them laptop once every year to get them to regulary check it so i can still have warranty on it.
The question is:Can i open laptop,replace thermal paste on cpu and gpu because im preety sure that they arent the best and i would like to apply quality thermal paste on it?
Will opening and replacing thermalpaste(removing heatskins and stuff) void my warranty?

Thank you.

one more question guys:
hdd is making some strange noise...its not loud or anything,but when its quite i can hear cracking noise from it when its working,is this normal?

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Hi,  I recently bought my elitebook 820 g3, with a 512gb boot SSD for some scientific work which requires a large SSD. However, I need additional storage on a large capacity HDD; and so want to install a new drive into the laptop. Will opening up the laptop to perform this upgrade void my warranty?  Cheers,Stefan













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Answer:Will opening laptop void warranty?

Not at all.  See pp. 32-37 of the Manual here: Service Manual Hard drive and SSD removal is classed as a customer self-repair item.  If this is "the Answer" please click "Accept as Solution" to help others find it. 

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Just earlier, my Dell XPS 13 went comatose on me. I pressed the power button, held it down, and nothing happened. Usually, if my laptop dies on me, I could press the power button and be shown the BIOS screen, but like I said, nothing's happening at all, no matter how many times I press or hold the power button. I've tried two Dell XPS 13 chargers (both work perfectly with my friend's Dell XPS 13), and both will lose the LED light whenever plugged into my laptop.
I've checked many sources online, and people say it's either a bad motherboard or I need to open my laptop, unplug the battery, drain it, and plug it back in. Before using my warranty, I'd like to try the second trick.
My question is: Will opening my Dell XPS 13 void my warranty?

Answer:Will Opening my Dell XPS 13 Void my Warranty?

No, but if you damage anything, they can deny service.  Let Dell handle it under warranty.

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I have a new u430 idea pad with a faulty battery. Lenovo is sending a new one for me to try out. I watched a disassembly tutorial online that mention that one of the screws has a tag. If this screw is removed, which is necessary to open it up, then the warranty will be voided. Can anyone confirm or deny this? Thanks!

Answer:Will opening the back of my U430 void the warranty?

hi Smt328,
 
Welcome to Lenovo Community Forums!
 
If you are opening it up for some upgrades, Idoubt that the warranty will be voided.
          Only damages during the replacement process will be voided from the warranty but not all the components.
 
Please Check this article,
    http://forums.lenovo.com/t5/T400-T500-and-newer-T-series/Will-changing-your-keyboard-void-the-warran...
 
Regards
Solid Cruver





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Hello, Would opening up my IdeaPad Y500 void the warranty? Say, for example, if I wanted to remove a speaker. That would mean dismantling almost everything from the system board. This wouldn't void the warranty, would it? The only documents I can find online don't mention anything about taking apart the system. Here they are: http://support.lenovo.com/ca/en/docs/UM015162https://shop.lenovo.com/ISS_Static/WW/emea/merchandising/pdf/Lenovo%20Limited%20Warranty.pdf Otherwise, the product page for the Y500 just says "For a copy of applicable warranties, write to: Lenovo Warranty Information, 1009 Think Place, Morrisville, NC, 27560." This is a little ridiculous. I understand that there are "customer replaceable units". This implies that the unit can be taken apart by the customer; is this correct?

Answer:Does opening up an IdeaPad Y500 void the warranty?

Good day.
 
For reference, you may wish to have a look at your hardware manual:
http://download.lenovo.com/consumer/mobiles_pub/lenovo_y400_y500_hmm.pdf
Starting on manual page 76, you'll see the parts listing and the CRU designation of each. Those items marked with one or two asterisks are considered CRU.
 
Hope this helps.
Regards.

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I want to to open up my laptop and clean the dust because I haven't done that since I bought it.Will that void warranty?

Answer:Will opening my laptop to clean dust void warranty?

Dear Customer,  The act of opening your notebook should not void your warranty. If you cause any damage during the process, or during self maintenance, without contacting HP Support then it can void your warranty.   Hope this helps, for any further queries reply to the post and feel free to join us again  **Click the White Thumbs Up Button on the right to say Thanks**Make it easier for other people to find solutions by marking a Reply 'Accept as Solution' if it solves your problem. Thank You,GBL84I am not an HP Employee 

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Does opening the bottom of the y580 void warranty? wanting to clean the laptop with compressed air

Answer:Does opening back plate of y580 void warranty?

HiIf its only the small cover opening which lets you access the hdd(not the main cover), then warranty wont be void as it has the customer replacable units in it. Opening the whole back would void the warranty.Regards





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I opened my lenovo y50 cover to check the inside if there is any problem with it and also cleaning it from visible dust. I didn't clean major hardwares of my laptop for example the motherboard and fan (i trust the laptop feature for this one). My battery is not charging even after i plugged the charger in 3 different working socket. About 3 hours ago the wall socket which i always use to charge my laptop got a small explosion (not sure why). I think that is the problem that caused the charger (maybe the battery too ?) to fail. Will the warranty cover this ? I still have like 1 year of warranty. But since I have opened the laptop cover will the warranty void ? Or maybe cleaning the laptop's internal hardwares will also void the warranty ?  *Sorry if my English is bad.Really need an answer as soon as possible.Thank you.

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Will upgrading to 8 GB RAM (from 4 GB) on my Lenovo Yoga 500 void the warranty? Will the Lenovo store in my locality be able to do the upgrade?













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Answer:Will upgrading to 8 GB RAM (from 4 GB) on my Lenovo Yoga 500 void the warranty?

In order to replace the RAM you have to remove the rear cover, so it would void your warranty if you did it yourself, but an authorized Lenovo Service Center should be able to do it for you and keep your warranty intact, just be sure to keep your receipt, and verify with them first that they are authorized to work on Yoga models, and that your warranty will not be affected. Here is a list of authorized Lenovo Service Centershttps://support.lenovo.com/us/en/documents/ht100529

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My Y580 has suffered liquid damage. Probably only motherboard is damaged. Is there any way I can get it replaced by Lenovo or any other repair service? I called the support and they couldn't give me a definite answer.

Answer:Lenovo Y580 repairs with void warranty

hi Dissentient,
 
Welcome to the Lenovo Forums.
 
Perhaps the reason why lenovo support can't quote the price of the repair yet is because they haven't looked under the systen and identified the damages. Once they identified the parts that are needed to be replaced then the repair center will contact regarding the price for the repair.
 
Your options are:
1. Send the unit directly thru lenovo (highly recommended because they mostly have spare parts in stock)
2. Find Service Provider or Service Center near you
 
 
Hope this helps

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I have a broken charger port on my Lenovo Ideapad 100-15IBD Model 80QQ.All I want to know is if you remove the Lenovo seal does it void your warranty? I cluelessly removed it trying to open after taking off my keyboard.

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Dear Pankaj,

Thank you for contacting Lenovo Support Centre.

We understand the issue, since you have upgraded the OS you have voided the warranty and hence we would not be able to assist you hence we kindly request
You to visit nearest service center and get the issue resolved.

Please reply to [email protected] to avoid any delay in service.

We appreciate your business with Lenovo.
Thanks and regards,
Shylesh
Consumers - Email Support Team

-----Original Message-----
From: [email protected] [mailto:[email protected]]
Sent: Saturday, October 19, 2013 12:10 AM
To: Consumer Technical Support
Subject: Email Support for Notebook & Desktop : CB22736085

Brand : Notebooks

Problem Category : Windows Installation and Upgrade

Date : 8 Aug 2012

MTM/SN : CBxxxxxxxx

Operating System : Windows 8

Problem Description :
I can't change my brightness setting after updating to Windows 8.1

Previous Troubleshooting Steps :
Change Information :
Upgraded to Windows 8.1

First Name : Pankaj

Last Name : Sharma

Email Address : xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

Country : India

User Level : Intermediate
 
Moderator Note; s/n & email edited for member's own protection

Answer:Don't update to Windows 8.1 you will void your warranty -- says Lenovo Support

I think there is something wrong with the entry specifically in "Problem Category". It should be "Windows Installation and Update" not "Windows Installation and Upgrade". There is a big difference between the two words update and upgrade. If you upgrade or downgrade I think you void the warrantee but if you update you will not. Microsoft has always provide automatic update to its OS and programs every month and I don't think this will void the warrantee.

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I have a warranty of one year on my lenovo B590 notebook that I purchased just 15 days ago.  I have 2GB RAM as of now and I want to add an extra 1GB-2GB RAM.  Will adding extra RAM now make the warranty void ?













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Answer:Will adding extra RAM on my Lenovo B590 notebook make the warranty void ?

Hi asu619 and welcome to the community,
 
No it won't.
 
Regards,
Dave

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My touchpad needs to be tightened. I have experience with laptop repair and have all the necessary tools so I would rather not send it somewhere to be fixed. I also have accidental damage coverage. Can I just fix it myself or would that void warranty?  Will voiding my warranty affect my accidental damage coverage?  Thanks

Answer:Will this void my warranty?

Hi, I did mention few times: this is a very grey/gray area. We can't predict anything until we claim warranty. It is much better to send it to HP to fix. Regards.

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I bought a hp pavilion au003tx  laptop six months back and I recently noticed that one of the screw from the back casing is missing. WILL THIS VOID MY WARRANTY. I have never tried to open it . I am afraid that this will void my warranty. Kindly guide me.

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Hello, asking about a ThinkPad Yoga bought in EU. - Does removing the sticker with serial number on the back (base cover) void the warranty? Mine started to peel off and I want to remove it, - Does succesfully changing the HDD by the customer somehow might void the warranty in the future? I upgraded it already and now wondering whether to keep the old HDD to be able to return things in "initial condition" if need arises. Please advise.

Answer:Does the following void the warranty?

Hi Akolev,
 
Welcome to Lenovo Community!
 
We understood that your query is about Warranty on ThinkPad Yoga.
 
Yes, removing the sticker at the back side of the system will void the warranty.
 
But replacing the HDD will not void the system warranty, but the replaced parts will not come under warranty, and if there is any mishandling while replacing HDD then the system won?t cover under warranty.
 
If user makes any physical damage to the system while replacing the parts will not cover under warranty, if the user is having technical knowledge on that then there won't be any issue.
 
Hope this helps. 
 
Best regards,

Hemanth Kumar




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I am in the market for a new high end laptop. I'm looking at a Dell XPS 15 and a high end HP Envy laptop. I know both manufacturers are going to hose my operating system with junk before they ship it off, and so here is my question -

If I reload Windows 7 on a brand new laptop, does that void the warranty?

Answer:Will this void my warranty?

No, it won't.

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Question: Warranty void

Hi, I was wondering whether if you void the warranty on your laptop by fitting something yourself, if you buy additional cover after this, would this also be void even though it is subsequent? Many thanks     

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Question: Warranty Void

Hi guys as lenovo y50 user i got some problems with overheatin, temperature i think are the same for all about 77/78°, i already got a cooling pad and it's help me but it keep the temperature 1 or 2 degree less, the problem is the dust inside fan so i think i will open it. The question is if i open the back of my pc warranty will void?PS->  i already used  the cleaning dust tool and seems quite useless if u need to clean the mess, i think it just help hold the fan clean.

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On a Thinkpad E555. Have 11 days left on the standard warranty.  I'm about to add 4 GB of RAM - not removing the existing RAM, but putting it in the empty slot - and am unclear if this voids the warranty or not. As far as I can tell, it doesn't, but would like clarification.













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Answer:If I add RAM does it void warranty?

It does not void the warranty.
 
If you break it while taking it apart, damage you cause is not covered.

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Question: void warranty?

Before a month i bought a pavillion 15-au101nv with an  M.2  SSD 256gb .Because that space is not enaugh for me i wont to install a second HDD in the empty slot for HDDs.Can i install it or i lose the warranty?

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Hi all. currently my laptop is down, and unable to startup even to bios. I was thinking that i'm going to send in for repair, however, i scared of data loss and would want to backup my hdd data. could i take out the hdd and backup the data first? and place it back in? or what should i do?  

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Question: P50 warranty void

Hello I would like to purchase a US keyboard P50 however in my country the only options available are Nordic and Russian keybaords. I am thinking now to purchase one with any of those keyboards and to purchase a US keyboard seperatly and to exchange it myself. Will this void the warranty of the product? From what I can see online, if I wish to upgrade the RAM (which according to Lenovo does not void the warranty) I anyways have to move the keybaord.  Thank you

Answer:P50 warranty void

It will not affect the warranty.  Obviously, anything you damage doing the work isn't covered.

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Do you have red dots inside at the bottom of your lovely wuvily iphone ?..bye bye warranty

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/technology/10280237.stm
 

Answer:Seeing red ?Your iphone warranty is void :(

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ENGLISH:
 
Hello. 
 
My laptop is G50-80 and it's in the warranty.
 
So.. i would like to know if i can do this without losing my warranty:
 
1- Replace the HDD that came with, for an SSD;
2- Replace the OD (Optical Drive) with an HDD Caddy an put there my old HDD or SSD;
3- Format the entire original HDD and do a clean install of the OS (Operating System).
 
Thanks in advance, Tiago Sousa.
 
PORTUGUESE:
 
Boa tarde.
O modelo do meu portátil é o G50-80.
Gostaria de saber se perco o direito à garantia ao efectuar os seguintes passos:
1- Substituir o HDD por um SSD;2- Colocar um HDD Caddy no lugar da drive optica para ser colocado um HDD ou SSD nesse lugar(Atenção que isto é uma coisa e o ponto 1 é outra);3- Formatar o meu HDD que veio com o portatil para fazer um fresh install.
 
Muito obrigado, Tiago Sousa.
 
 
 
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Answer:G50-80 - Install SSD - Void warranty?

Welcome to the Lenovo Community !
 
The upgrades and changes you wish to make will not void your warranty.  With your model replacing the hard drive and optical drive are consumer replaceable items (CRU).  Page i of your model's User Guide lists all the items that can be accessed and replaced by the owner without  warranty concerns.  For your reference, here is a link to that guide......
 
 
https://download.lenovo.com/consumer/mobiles_pub/lenovo_g40_g50_z40_z50_ug_english.pdf

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I wish to upgrade the hard drive to an ssd in my HP 15-ay167sa, i was wondering if this would void the warranty as i cant see any stickers that would be broken on the outside of the device. Thanks for any replies.

Answer:Does upgrading hdd to ssd void warranty?

Here is the Service Manual: Manual See p. 60 and 66. For this model in order to switch to an M.2 mSSD you have to get a different adapter. There is one SATA port that can only be connected via a ribbon cable that comes off the correct caddy for either a 2.5 inch hard drive/SSD or an M.2 mSSD. Since your laptop has a hard drive you do have all the equipment to upgrade to a 2.5 inch wide SATA SSD 7mm or 9.5mm thick (other than the SSD itself) The whole section on replacing the hard drive is in the "forbidden zone" where it is supposed to only be done by an authorized technician. HP does not take a definitive position on this and I assume it is on a case-by-case basis. You can assume if you cause any damage during the upgrade you are on your own. And to be safe, you should assume if you open the rear cover you may not have a warranty. if it were my laptop I would not be hesitant to upgrade, but that kind of attitude gets me in trouble sometimes.  Post back with any more questions. 

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Hi All, I will be buying a Lenovo G505 one of these days.I would like to know if I change the HDD to an SSD myself, will it void the warranty? Thank-you ^_^

Answer:Will upgrading to ssd void my warranty?

hi ColtU,
 
Welcome to the Lenovo FOrums.
 
AFAIK, an HDD upgrade will not void the warranty but you may not be able to get support if something goes wrong with the upgrade (i.e. OS won't load or install, some proprietary lenovo softwares won't work, etc.).
 
Also, depending on the place where you purchased the unit, some stores put a warranty sticker on the screw slots so any signs of tear will automatically void the warranty. 
 
 
Regards

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Question: T430 Warranty Void

Yesterday, talking with a Lenovo Sale representative, I ask if upgrading myself the RAM or going from a HD to a SSD in my future T430 will void the warranty. The answer was yes!! I am wondering if that is accurate, as this is something I have never heard about.













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Answer:T430 Warranty Void

Perhaps the sales rep meant that if you upgrade the RAM or HDD/SSD yourself using non-Lenovo parts then those parts won't be covered by Lenovo under the ThinkPad warranty.
 
The general rule is that if the User's Guide describes how to do an upgrade then if you follow that procedure you won't invalidate the warranty on that ThinkPad. For example if you add a non-OEM RAM module then that module won't be covered by Lenovo. That only makes sense. The rest of the ThinkPad, including Lenovo RAM modules will continue to be covered.
 
As a practical matter, should you run into problems with your ThinkPad after you upgrade some of the components then Lenovo may ask you to remove them and reproduce the problem. That also makes sense. For that reason when I upgrade stuff like RAM and HDD with non-Lenovo parts I always keep the original parts around for the duration of the warranty just in case I need them to demonstrate the problem with all-Lenovo parts.

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My PC is still under warranty. If I upgrade from Windows 7 64bit to Windows 10, will that affect my warranty should I have problems with the upgarde or any problems while this PC is under the HP warrarty?

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Hello!I have a notebook... HP AY065NL. It has a good hardware specs (in my opinion) BUT at the moment it still has a HDD. :/Can I change it with a new SSD without void the warranty? Thank you all.  













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Answer:Can i change my hdd with a new ssd without void the warranty...

Hi,Yes you can put 2.5 inch SATA SSD replacing HDD yourself and WILL NOT void warranty as long as you DON'T BREAK anything in the process of upgrade. Manual: http://h10032.www1.hp.com/ctg/Manual/c05087748 FRU remove/replace video: https://h20574.www2.hp.com/results.htm?SID=10862300&MEID=DCF73E2E-B847-414F-A43F-52FCC65135C9RegardsVisruth

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Hi, I just wonder if installing an extra SSD (keeping current HDD also) to E50-00 would void the warranty? Thank you!Elias













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Answer:Install SSD - Void warranty?

Welcome to the Lenovo Community !
 
With a desktop, the opening of the case to add memory, add or replace a hard drive or optical drive will not void your warranty.  Those hardware changes are considered consumer servicable parts by Lenovo and they can be done at any time.  Your model's User Guide outlines the various hardware items you can replace as an owner.  I have included a link to that guide below. 
 
Keep in mind that the SSD drive won't be covered by your Lenovo warranty.  If you ever experience problems with the  SSD you would have to contact the manufacturer of that drive.  In the event your E00-00 ever needs to be sent into Lenovo for service I would also make a point of removing the SSD before sending it in.  That would eliminate any concerns of it getting misplaced during the service work.
 
http://download.lenovo.com/consumer/desktop_pub/lenovo_e50_ug_v1.0_win81_en_online_20140724.pdf

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I really want to change my primary storage. I want to transfer my Operating System to my blank SSD. but I don't know if I am going to void my warranty. Please tell me if I need to contact a technician or i can just do i myself. thanks!

Answer:Will replacing my HDD to SSD void my Warranty?

Dell will only support the hardware that we shipped. Just adding the SSD will not void the warranty on the hardware that we shipped. With one very important exception =If you break some other hardware component (plastics, port, motherboard, etc.) by adding the SSD, Dell will not cover replacing that broken part.Dell does not provide a service to add an SSD and install the operating system. Either you or a local technician will need to do this.

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will putting extra ram in my new mesh computer void the warranty?

Answer:does upgrading ram void warranty

Opening a PC to fit upgrades when under guarantee usually does.

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Hi guys, Just have a question, i just bought an HP laptop. I want to add another 4GB DDR3 stick. Would this void the warranty? Thanks!











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Answer:Upgrading RAM will void warranty??

Hi, No, it will not void your warranty. Regards, DP-K

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Hi there, I have just purchased a new HP Pavilion x360 13-u164TU notebook and I was going to put some more ram in it. However, to open it up from the back I have to remove all of the rubber feet and I was worried that this would void the warranty as they seem to be glued on. So, would it void the warranty? Thank you 

Answer:Adding RAM Void the Warranty?

Hi,Manual: Page 56http://h10032.www1.hp.com/ctg/Manual/c05147552RAM is on board, you cannot upgrade.Any disassembly causing breakage in the process will void warranty.RegardsVisruth

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Hi, I recently dropped my HP G62-b13SA and now I receive the ''No bootable device -- insert boot disk and press any key'' Error message.When I run the Hard Disk Test from BIOS I receive Hard Disk not Exist Hard Disk Test Failed and Bood Device not found (3F0) Error messages. I can also hear a clicking noise when the pc is running.I searched on the web and found that if I reseat the HDD it may help. I am worried about doing this however as my laptop is still under Warranty. Would opening up my laptop and reseating the HDD cancel my warranty?  Thanks!













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Answer:If I reseat my HDD do I void the warranty?

Hi,Welcome to the HP Forum! Slaad wrote:Hi, I recently dropped my HP G62-b13SA and now I receive the ''No bootable device -- insert boot disk and press any key'' Error message.When I run the Hard Disk Test from BIOS I receive Hard Disk not Exist Hard Disk Test Failed and Bood Device not found (3F0) Error messages. I can also hear a clicking noise when the pc is running.I searched on the web and found that if I reseat the HDD it may help. I am worried about doing this however as my laptop is still under Warranty. Would opening up my laptop and reseating the HDD cancel my warranty?  Thanks!NO. It will not violate your warranty. If you are getting an error of that sort for the reason your stated, it might be best to buy another hard disk. Use the recovery media that you should have created to recover your notebook to factory image state.Kind regards,erico

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Hi,i've just purchased a new Yoga 500 14 80N5.My question is what steps will void my warranty?- I can replace Hard Drive with an other (SSD for example)?- I cam upgrade RAM memory?...then i can do this steps without voiding the warranty? Best Regards













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Answer:Yoga 500 14" void warranty

 
Hi mitsus748 , 
 
 
Welcome to the Community Forums. 
 
As a general rule , from the hardware manual under Part Listing CRU (customer replaceable parts ) are ok .
However most upgrades on this model shows that such are considered FRU (field replaceable unit) , meaning you would have to open up additional parts and might require skill and specific tools.
 
We had same issue discussed on this thread . 
On quotes: 
" Similar to this query is this case  for the Z500 replacement of optical drive which is also a CRU Id - N and this thread. 
 
 
Warranty agreement :
 
What this Warranty Does not Cover 
- failure or damage resulting from misuse, abuse, accident, modification, unsuitable physical or operating environment, natural disasters, power surges, improper maintenance, or use not in accordance with product information materials 
-damage caused by a non-authorized service provider
-failure of, or damage caused by, any third party products, including those that Lenovo may provide or integrate into the Lenovo product at your request
 
Warranty is not covered if during the process of modification , damage or accidents may incur both on the replaced parts and the original devices ." 
 
The answer would be no , upgrading  the harddrive ,RAM will not void your warranty not unless that original parts gets damage because of or during the process of upgrade. ... Read more

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I had a question, actually my friend had a question for me to ask.  He recently upgraded his memory on his x61t from 1gb to 2gb.  Soon after he needed to get warranty service for the same tablet, but when he sent it in, they informed him that since the configuration changed, the warranty was viod and he'd have to pay for all repairs.  Note, he has a valid warranty till Jan 2011.  Now, is this just a mistake or is this actual policy?  Does that mean that if you send in your tablet you need to replace the original memory modules?





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Answer:Warranty void after upgrading RAM

That had never been the policy. RAM is considered a CRU (Customer Replaceable Unit) and whether your friend had sent the machine in with 0MB or 4GB shouldn't make a difference whatsoever. If that's all that's been done to the machine, your friend needs to send it back and escalate the issue with a supervisor... Good luck.

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Does Overclocking Void The Warranty. Im using a H50-55 and I am wondering if overclocking voids my warranty even if I don't touch the BIOS just looking to overclock through applications such as MSI Afterburner. Looking to overclock GPU

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I am aware that an LCD is not a CRU part, however I am not only confident with replacing laptop displays but also know of a repair shop which is willing to do so. My question is, does replacing a laptop display completely void warrantly of the entire laptop? The screen on my X250 is not broken, however I am looking into upgrading to an IPS panel. I understand that the new monitor would not be covered by tha laptop's warranty but would other parts, I'm talking mainly about the mtherboard, be covered? Thanks in advance for the help.

Answer:Does replacing LCD void warranty?

There is an issue with replacing panels on "50" (t450. x450, etc.) with panels that did not come directly from Lenovo.  I have seen several reports that the eeid (little chip on the panel itself that holds panel-specific info, light brightness sellings and color correction stuff) is non-standard.  My understanding is that the brightness controls and other functions just don't work if you replace the panel with one that didn't come from Lenovo.
 
Also, the fuses are EXTREMELY quick to burn, so wear a grounding wrist strap and drain all the capacitors before disconnecting the panel

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I bought a Y510P for college and most of the software i use for engineering is not suported by Windows 8 so its essiental i can run my laptop on 7 otherwise its useless to me. would i void my warranty if i downgrade or attempt to dual boot my system? Can i get assistance in what to do as i have exams in the next two weeks

Answer:Downgrading OS from W8 -> W7 will i void warranty?

hi rkillilea,
 
Welcome to the Forums.
 
Looking at the hardware aspects, you will still be able to get warranty support if the fault is a hardware related issue (i.e. keys on the keyboard are not working, No Power, etc.). However, if you're in the Windows 7 OS and the issue is software related (some softwares aren't working, sound driver have less features, there's an unknown device in Device Manager, etc) then you may not be able to get warranty support for these type of issues as they usually support only the preloaded OS.
 
Alternatively, there's a premium software department of lenovo that handles software concerns and you may contact them if any issue arises on both OS (fees may apply).
 
 
Regards

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 Does anyone know if adding larger SSD voids Yoga S1 or 2 Pro warranty? 

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Hello. I am really happy with my purchase.I just want to know that if i open my laptop's panel (it is as i see a single big panel with 10 screws (picture)) and add an ssd as secondary storage,will i void my warranty? (also if i open it for cleaning dust after months) If this doesn't void my warranty,is there anyway to learn if there are any hidden screws or something tricky about opening this certain laptop? Thank you in advance.











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Answer:Will my warranty be void if i add a second storage?

You would have to take it to a service center. HP is not going to have you ship it to them to do an upgrade. And HP will not install 3rd party parts in any event so upgrades done by HP will cost a multiple of what it should cost. They are not in the upgrade business, they are in the laptop sale business. The laptop does not need a dust cleaning until after the 1 year warranty is over, more than likely. But you are pointing out some of the issues with this new "closed system" laptop world. Personally, I just install what I feel like installing and the heck with the warranty but not everybody is quite so reckless. In point of fact, if you do the upgrade right without damaging the laptop, HP probably (emphasize probably) will not yank the warranty but I am unable to promise anything on their behalf.  Give it a day or so for the manuals to reappear on the support pages. The other thing you have to worry about is if you are trying to add an M.2 mSSD drive in some cases that are not completely understood or defined, HP has disabled the ports. And if the laptop has an M.2 from the factory, even if there is a place for a 2.5 inch SATA SSD the laptop will not have the necessary caddy and cable inside.   

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Hi, simply question: Will installing new ssd instead present hdd void warranty? Thanks













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Answer:Will installing new ssd void warranty?

You might like to post which Lenovo system you have in order to receive an accurate answer; on most systems no it will not void the warranty unless damage is caused to the system by the SSD or when installing it into the system. On some systems yes it may void the warranty. 
 
The SSD will not be covered by the warranty in both cases unless it is purchased as an authorised option from Lenovo.

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Hello everyone, just a quick question: will exchanging the HDD (e.g. for an SSD) myself in the Y50-70 void warranty for the device? It's obvious that Lenovo will not provide any warranty service for the new disk, but non-related issues and/or components should still be fully covered, right?Thanks,Jonas

Answer:Y50 warranty void after HDD swap?

Hello Don Jonas: My advice is to contact your local Official Lenovo Partner or go to Lenovo's online support site. You can also consult the electronic User Guide on your Y50 that describes the specific types of warranty applicable to Germany (it's a long PDF file located in an app called User Manuals). The question is if a Samsung SSD (just an example) is considered a legitimate CRU, i.e. a customer replaceable unit, or if you have to use a Lenovo SSD. My guess is that swapping the existing HDD for any SSD will not impact your warranty as long as the unit itself will not affect the machine adversely. So ask yourself:a) Can I perform the swap without breaking anything? (chipping other hardware components or ripping out cords/wires)b) Could the new unit possibly malfunction and wreck other components?c) Could this step lead to problems that would involve official Lenovo assistance in the future? Best of luck,GreyCatz.

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Hi, I have some questions about possibly installing an Intel 240GB 730 SSD into an Aspire E5-771G-79PN. I understand that the SSD itself obviously wouldn't be covered by the warranty.Does gaining access to the hard drives or installing one void the warranty on the laptop?Do the E5-771G models generally have an appropriate spare slot for a 2.5" SSD in addition to the existing mechanical hard drive they already have? If not, would there be any issues replacing the existing hard drive with such an SSD and then reinstalling windows on it?

Answer:Does installing an SSD void the warranty?

if you will make the Acer erecovery media from the Acer erecovery software (on your HDD), you will able to re-install windows on the new SSD.you will need at least 16GB on an USB flash media. You will avoid warranty if any warranty sticker will be broken to open the E5 case; you need to unscrew 27 screws.... there's a Msata connection on your motherboard, it's just under/near the battery pack.

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Does upgrading the SSD in an Envy 34-a027c AIO void the warranty?

Answer:Upgrading SSD void warranty?

Greetings, Only if you damage hardware while doing the upgrade. Use the same size or larger SSD. Keep the original HDD as backup and make an HP Recovery disc set or USB drive before upgrading. Cheers!

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I would like to upgrade my ProBook 650 G1 HDD 500 GB hard drive to a ADATA SP550 240 GB SSD.  Will this void my warranty?  It is a simple slip off the back cover and remove 3 screws, pull out the HDD and reverse the procedure to put in the SSD.  I would use disk image to prepare the SDD before doing the swap.  I only have about 30 GB of space used on the HDD,  Thanks in advance for any responses.

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HHow do I know if my laptop battery is imbedded or if it is one that I can change myself?  Nothing in any of the literature to tell me. (Aspire 4830T)

Answer:Re: Does it void my warranty if I open my product ...

As you are not able to get the details from the user guide, you can contact Acer chat support through the link below for further assistance:http://acer.custhelp.com/app/chat/chat_launch Hope this will help you.

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I need to upgrade the ram and the harddrive of an HP Probook 4520s, and I do not want to void the warranty.Knowing that I will have to remove the switchcover, the keyboard and the palmrest. Would it be possible to take it to hp hardware support to do the upgrade for me, or is that not supported under warranty ? What are my options ?  











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Answer:Would replacing ram on HP 4520s void warranty?

Hi: According to the manual, I do not see where you need to remove the palmrest. You remove the battery, switchcover and slide the keyboard toward the display, carefully flip it over and you should see the memory modules under there. I do not believe you need to disconnect the keyboard. Just leave it flipped over and change out the memory. See the note, NOT to remove the ribbon unless you are replacing the keyboard, which you are not. You will not void the warranty unless you physically damage any of the parts you removed, or physically damage the memory slots. HP isn't going to pay if you break the switch cover in half for example. HP may do it for you, but you will pay a good amount of money for the service.  Upgrades are not part of the warranty coverage. Paul

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I was given the Ideacentre 710 desktop as a very unexpected Christmas present. I hadn't planned on getting a new computer until I could get high speed internet - I'm stuck on dialup. My choices are to use a USB dialup modem or install an internal PCI-E dialup modem. Would installing an internal modem myself void the warranty? I tried contacting customer service but I was hoping to get email or chat support, but Lenovo doesn't do that. It's very inconvenient to do phone support (assuming that's free). So I'm hoping someone here might know something about this. Thanks.

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Would I void my warranty, if I would upgrade the memory of a lenovo laptop from 1GB to 2GB? I would really appreciate a definite answer, since I would like to buy a lenovo laptop, but only if I can upgrade the memory myself without voiding the warranty (assuming that I do not make a mistake when installing the memory).

Answer:warranty void when upgrading memory?

No you wont void the warranty when upgrading memory.it's hard to make a mistake installing memory, on my Lenovo it's just one screw to remove the cover and then slot the memory  in i upgraded mine as soon as i bought it from 1gb to 3gb it's easy and it does speed thing up.   Message Edited by Macca on 05-18-2008 12:55 PM

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The keyboard on a T420 can easily be removed by removing 2 screws under the laptop: one to open the memory/PCIe compartment, another to remove the keyboard itself. Question is: Will changing the keyboard yourself void the warranty on the whole laptop?





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Answer:Does changing your keyboard void the warranty

No, definitely not unless you do something really wrong and damage something whilst doing so in which case you will void the warranty on what you have damaged.
 
The keyboard on a T420 is classified as an CRU, Customer Replaceable Unit. In a warranty situation Lenovo would just express you a replacement expecting you to replace it yourself even if you have an on-site warranty.

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Apparently my Toshiba Radius 12 laptop no longer qualifies for repair under the guarantee because I have opened the lid and used it!
After 11 months my laptop developed a fault with one of the hinges which jammed up and managed to detach itself from the base unit. When I sent it in for repairs to RepairTech, the official repairer of Toshiba laptops, I was told it couldn't be repaired under the guarantee because it showed signs of physical damage. I explained in writing that the damage evident resulted solely from the faulty hinge.
They argued back that "The damages to your hinge are classed as physical damage, they can only occur through physical interaction and so we are unable to have them replaced under warranty." They directed me to item 6 in the list of warranty exclusions:
6. damage caused by accident, abuse, contamination, misuse, viruses, liquid contact, fire, earthquake, improper or inadequate maintenance or calibration, negligence to the system or other external causes;
My laptop has never been subjected to an accident, abuse, contamination, misuse, viruses, liquid contact, fire, earthquake, improper or inadequate maintenance or calibration or negligence to the system.
The damage to the hinge must come under the other external causes.
So why is my laptop exempt from repair under warranty? Because I have physically interacted with the laptop. Well how have I physically interacted with this laptop? I have opened the lid and used it.
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I opened my W541 to do some dust clean work. When I said open I mean I take it apart and take the fan out in order to clean it.  so does it viod my warranty? 

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Hello

I bought a Toshiba Satellite L70-A-109 but I would like to replace the HDD with a solid state hard drive
Now does replacing the HDD void my warranty?

I can replace the ram and I see the ram and HDD are under the same hatch

Also if I can replace it without voiding my warranty where can I find the drivers?

It seems for my model there are no drivers although I find the drivers for normal L70-A series
are those the same ?

I hope toshiba can help me with this question...

Answer:Satellite L70-A-109: Does replacing the HDD void my warranty?

HDD replacement does not affect the warranty.
Here all the details and instruction how to replace the HDD
[Toshiba Satellite C70 / C75 / C70D / C75D / L70 / L70t / S70 / S70t HDD Replacement|http://aps2.toshiba-tro.de/kb0/CRU3703HG0000R01.htm]

>I find the drivers for normal L70-A series are those the same ?
Did you find any other Satellite L70-A-xxx model on the Toshiba EU driver page?
I assume you didn?t.

You will find drivers choosing Satellite L70-A and additional Short numbers like PSKNEE, PSKN2E, etc?
At the bottom of the unit you will find an label providing different numbers.
There is also an number something like this one: +PSKNEE-00D003BT+
This is _Model_ part number and in such case to get drivers you would need to search for Satellite L70-A PSKNEE.

Hope you know how to search for drivers now?.

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I was given the Ideacentre 710 desktop as a very unexpected Christmas present. I hadn't planned on getting a new computer until I could get high speed internet - I'm stuck on dialup. My choices are to use a USB dialup modem or install an internal PCI-E dialup modem. Would installing an internal modem myself void the warranty? I tried contacting customer service but I was hoping to get email or chat support, but Lenovo doesn't do that. It's very inconvenient to do phone support (assuming that's free). So I'm hoping someone here might know something about this. Thanks.

Answer:Installing PCI-E Card - Void Warranty?

Hi lilbblu87
 
Thanks for posting and welcome to the forum!
 
So long as nothing inside your PC is damaged and no warranty stickers are removed, I don't see it being an issue in regards to the warranty. It would also need to be removed should you ever need a repair under warranty. I would however suggest you contact US support using this link, pop in your SN and then on the right hand side click on 'Chat with a support agent' or 'Email support' so they can advise you further. 
 
Hope this help you and let us know how you get on----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Did someone help you today? Thank them with a Kudo! If you find a post helpful and it answers your question, please mark it as an "Accepted Solution"!
 
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If I move from my Windows 10 (Windows 8 upgraded to Win 10) to Ubuntu. Will that void my warranty?













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Answer:Will moving to Ubuntu will void my warranty?

Hello, Welcome to the HP Support forum. No, moving to another OS (for example Ubuntu) will not void your warranty. Your warranty covers the hardware. The only thing is that HP Support team (official support team) may not be able to assist you with software related issues on Ubuntu. Your warranty will remain valid. Tux greetings

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I have recenty bought z51.I want to dual boot it by adding fedora.So will it void my warranty?

Answer:Do I void my warranty by dual booting it?

As long as you do no harm to the hardware, i don't think it will void warranty

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Hello, I am looking to upgrade my processor on my G550 and found a great deal for a slightly used processor. Does anyone know if this would void my warranty? The Lenovo Limited Warranty details are very vauge and do not really explain much. I mean I understand if I upgrade the processor and it causes problems to other components that it would not be covered but I am looking for a little more power and my current chipset supports the processor I am looking at. Any input is appreciated. Thanks

Answer:Processor Upgrade Void Warranty??

 
03mazpro wrote:

I am looking to upgrade my processor on my G550 and found a great deal for a slightly used processor. Does anyone know if this would void my warranty?
Yes, it would.
 

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If i were to change my case, will it void the warranty?

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On my 8 month old laptop I have Windows Vista Home Premium. My friend has a copy of Windows 7 that I can use on mine.

I got the 2 year warranty with the laptop but I wonder if installing Windows 7 over my Windows Vista will void my laptop's warranty? Would dual-booting be able to prevent it if it will void the warranty?

I would rather not dual boot because I would have to keep the 10GB or so of Vista files as well; I would rather just do an Upgrade install and take all my files from the Windows.old folder and drag them onto my Windows 7 account.

Hope someone can help me... If I needed to make a rescue disk for Vista I could do that as well if it's easier, then just reinstall from the disk in case something goes wrong with the warranty?

Computer: HP dv6-1030us 64-bit Intel Core2Duo processor, 4 GB RAM

ETA: The laptop does have a recovery partition on it

Answer:will installing windows 7 void my warranty?

What are the terms of the warranty? Read the fine print. Is the warranty from HP or from a retailer? Do you have a copy of the warranty?

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I was wondering if I was to fit a firewire card into my pc will I void the warranty ?

Answer:warranty void adding hardware ?

It would be best if you contact your PC Manufacturer to double check. They may probably say if its carried out by a Authorised/someone in the trade/qualified etc it will be ok, but DIY and they will cut your off.If you cause any problems by doing it yourself is why. It may be in your paper work on what you can & cannot do.

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I'm thinking of buying a used T420 which is still in warranty. It works fine, but there's a crack in the case on the bottom.What I'm wondering is - in the future if I need something fixed under warranty, is Lenovo likely to blame it on physical abuse (whatever caused the crack) and refuse to cover it?

Answer:Crack in case - will this void warranty?

My experience has been that it is a subjective decision as to whether the physical damage caused the failure, and that they will often or usually repair the warranted parts. They won't fix the case unless the machine has accidental damage protection. They probably won't fix a broken hinge if the crack to the case is in that area. If the crack is more severe and the damage caused strain or physical damage to other parts, they will not be covered. For example, if the crack is under the optical drive and the drive won't work because it is bent, that isn't covered.

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I want to put my name and phone number on the bottom of my Thinkpad Yoga 15 with a laser engraving machine at my school. Will this void the Three year warranty I purchased?

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I am having some issues with my y410p, and I'm thinking about wiping the hard drive and startng fresh. I am aware that this will stop OneKey Recovery from working properly but I can live with that. My question is if I do wipe the HDD, will that void the warranty for it in the future? (I only have the standard 1 year warranty that comes with every purchase) If I run into an issue with the physical HDD will I still be able to count on the warranty/lenovo support?

Answer:Does wiping the HDD void 1 year warranty?

If you format the HDD using one key recovery to get windows 7 back to factory settings "the day you got it" then it should not void your warranty but if you format the HDD using a differnet method and reinstall windows with a boot disk then it will void your warranty.end result ("using one key recovery to format the hdd will not void the warranty")

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I have a p7-1058uk that I bought a week ago.Just wondering if I decided to fit a graphics card, or more RAM, myself, will it affect my warranty?

Answer:Will upgrading computer void warranty?

Hi: Normally it will not affect the warranty unless you damage components when trying to install things yourself. For example, if you snap a memory slot trying to push in a memory module, HP won't cover the damage. They won't cover a blown power supply if you install a graphics card that exceeds the limits of the P/S. Also they will not support any parts you add unless they are HP parts supported or listed for your PC. Other than that, you are free to upgrade away. Paul

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Just a quick question...I know that switching to Linux will void my warranty, but does downloading and using Open Office usually result in a void of warranty? Just wondering if anyone knows
 

Answer:Open Office=void of warranty??

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i put a HD that a friend gave me into my Dell computer... i think it might have had a boot sector virus or something will this void my dell warranty?
 

Answer:does adding a 2nd HD void DELL Warranty?

Very possibly since the added hardware casued the problem in the first place. Ever hear the saying don't ask don't tell? If they don't know you have then it is still under warranty isn't it?
 

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Does replace the optical drive for a ssd voids the warranty?

I searched online and found out that I don't need to open the laptop.
It's just one screw and the optical drive comes out.

Note: The two years warranty that you usually got when you buy something is already over but I received a message on the TEMPRO app saying that I could get one more year for free and I did it so that's the current warranty. (I don't know if that changes anything)

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Wish to clean install windows 10 on brand new HP Omen 15 to remove bloatware, wondering if this voids the warranty?

Answer:Clean install void warranty?

Hi: For operating system support...Yes it will.  You would have to reinstall the original operating system using the recovery media you made for warranty support for W10 operating system problems.

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Just got my T530 and I have a question: Will adding third party memory affect my warranty? I want to get some New Egg or something and boost it up to 16GB. What say you?













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Answer:Will adding more memory void my warranty?

no problem

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Hi there Will upgrading the Hard drive of the Flex 2 15 void the warranty of solid state drive? Plus what would be a "good and suitable" ssd to go into the laptop to avoid conflict with the rest of the laptop's parts? Thanks

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My 1520 has been going mad crazy!! I finally seen the videos of people have trouble with it and didn't think that I had the option being on straight talk to send my phone in. So I did it... took it apart and pulled the power ribbon out of the device and let it sit for 10 minutes and put it all back together.... BAM!!! PERFECT everything seemed to work faster and 2-3 days later it happened again. So now I processed the shipping to send it in.... and got to thinking... I had to move a sticker that was blocking a screw and also I moved some of the tape down to reset the device. Other then doing that the phone looks amazing new looking still have a protector on it no scratch's etc etc. Do you think that they will help me get the issue resolved with out complaining. Or is there a chance I screwed up big time and missed out on getting my device workable again?

Answer:Is warranty void on Lumia 1520?

Unfortunately, you will have to pay for the repair work. You voided the warranty by taking apart the device.

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I just bought a custom HP ENVY Phoenix 850se and the HDD is a terribly slow 2tb sata which drags the performance of the PC down in a huge way.  From my old computer I removed the SSD, can I swap the two drives without voiding the warranty? The current HDD is a 2tb seagate running Windows 7 ProThe SSD is a 1tb Samsung 850EVO running Windows 7 HP Both are 64bit. If it does not void the warranty, can I have the stipulation in writing?

Answer:Will I void the warranty if I replace the current HDD in my ...

Greetings, No one in this forum can give you assurance in writing. You can use the SSD. I have an 810-150se and did what you are contemplating. My PC came with the option to select a 128 GB or 256 GB SSD, or a 2 TB HDD. I selected the 2 TB HHD and then added a 256 GB SSD as the OS drive after purchase with no ill effects when restoring the factory image. One caveat, you must put the PC back to factory specs if it has to be serviced by HP. Some hardware changes can make it difficult to load the factory image. HP will do this (load the factory image) before returning the PC to you after performing warranty service. Cheers!

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Hi, I'm going to upgrade the mech HD of my Lenovo Flex 10 with a Samsung SSD 840 EVO.Does this upgrade will void the warranty on the entire machine? On the top of one of the two screws there's a Lenovo round sticker with only the logo, but without the notice "Warranty Void if Removed" and the Lenovo Terms and Conditions alerts only with  "The warranty is voided by removal or alteration of identification labels on the Machine or its parts.", it doesn't speaks about specifics "warranty labels".Thanks!

Answer:Does the SSD upgrade void warranty on Flex 10?

On this question http://forums.lenovo.com/t5/Idea-Windows-based-Tablets-and/Yoga-13-Can-we-replace-the-battery-by-our... it's written "Only FRU part can be replaced by customers without voiding the warranty; however, it does not apply in this case which most of the ideapad especially Yoga 13 have a battery embedded inside.", and on Lenovo Flex 10 HMM the HDD it's reported as FRU part, so can i proceed?

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Last month I purchased an Omen laptop with 8GB memory.  Now I would like to insert an additional 8GB.  In order to add the additional memory module, the base enclosure on the bottom will have to be removed along with disconnecting the battery.   Can I do this myself without voiding the warranty, or do I need to have HP do this?  

Answer:Will adding memory void the warranty

Hi, What is your Omen ? On many HP machines now you need this work from an Authorized Service Provider parts.  Please use the following instructions to find out the model/product of your machine:  http://support.hp.com/us-en/document/c00033108Regards.

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I am purchasing an HP Pavilion 15-ac151dx and it comes with Windows 10 Pro. I personally hate Windows 10 and want to put Windows 8.1 on it. Will doing this void my warranty?













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Answer:Will downgrading from Windows 10 to 8.1 void my warranty?

Hi, I always say: warranty is a grey/gray area, changing OS won't void warranty if NO problem but you will have to restore it back to Windows 10 before put any claim if having any problem. I believe HP only supports software for 3 months. By the way, after Vista, Windows 8/8.1 is the one I hate most. Regards.

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will laptopvideo2go drivers void warranty? 8 series geforce is vulnerable to failure so  if any thing voiding warranty is not acceptable.

Answer:will laptopvideo2go drivers void warranty?

Nope.Only thing I'd not recommend to do - overclock video.No one can prove your card is dead due to overclock, but still not pleasant to fry it.]using unofficial drivers only causes unavailable support by phone regarding their tuning.





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Hi I bought an HP Envy 13 about 3 month ago. Today I was with a friend with the same notebook and I realized that one of my two internal fan makes a strange noise, like there's something that hits the fan. My question is: can I open my notebook and check the fan status without void the official hp warranty?  Maybe replacing it with an original hp spare part.I can't return the notebook because I need for working purpose. 

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Will my laptop warranty gets void if i downgrade pre-installed Windows 10 to Windows 7? Because prefer the windows 7 than windows 10 and i bought the laptop 5-months ago.

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Hello Lenovo discussions.I recently ordered a crucial m500 for my new t530, still under warranty. Will the new ssd void the warranty I have?Thanks













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Answer:Will upgrading to ssd on t530 void my warranty?

skihan wrote:Will the new ssd void the warranty I have?
Not at all. Just follow the procedure in the User's Guide.
 
Incidentally, you can replace/upgrade any of the parts (RAM, HDD, battery, etc.) described in the UG without affecting the warranty. The parts don't have to be from Lenovo providing they have the same or better specifications as the parts that came with your ThinkPad.
 
Of course any non-Lenovo parts won't be covered under your ThinkPad warranty. If you upgrade, say from HDD to SDD, it's a good idea to keep the old, Lenovo part around in case you run into system problems in the future. That way you can put the original part back into the system to determine if the cause of the problem is with the replaced part or elsewhere in the system.

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Hi All, I have recently purchased a Acer F5 Series laptop. I have experienced that the regular 4GB DDR4 RAM is a bit average in the performance with otherwise a good laptop. I have few questions below... 1. If I get the upgrade the RAM by adding another RAM to the second slot which is empty, will the warranty be void by that?2. What all details I need to keep in mind if I purchase a new one ( Model No. / Serial No. or Make or any other thing.)?3. Will I have to get that done at the ACER Service center..?4. Currently it has 4GB DDR4, Can I add another DDR4 but 8GB to the empty slot or it has to 4 GB only...? Thanks for the replies in Advance !!! 

Answer:Will the WARRANTY be void if RAM is upgraded/incre...

Hi,This model comes with a service hatch, so I guess that it will not affect the warranty if you upgrade the memory or HDD but I don't know the regulations in your country regarding warranty, so it's better you contact the Acer support in your region and make sure that you are covered.https://www.acer.com/ac/en/IN/content/service-contact

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Hi there! I really need someone to help me! I want to buy a used thinkpad off of craigslist. They guy upgraded the HD to SSD and from windows 7 to 8. Do those void the warranty? Again please help me! Thanks for the answers in advance! BTw its a t420.













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Answer:PLEASE HELP ME! WIll a SSD and upgrade to windows 8 void a warranty?

bigboy61 wrote:
I want to buy a used thinkpad off of craigslist. They guy upgraded the HD to SSD and from windows 7 to 8. Do those void the warranty? 

No. However the SSD, unless it's a Lenovo-labelled unit, won't be covered by the remaining T420 warranty.
 
Also if you encounter any operating system or device driver related issues you're on your own. Of course you can always look for help here
 
BTW make sure that the T420
1. isn't stolen. (Call Lenovo and local police with the model and serial number. Ask them it has been reported stolen.)
2. you are given any power-on, HDD, supervisor, etc. passwords that may be set
3. Win8 is genuine and that you have the proper media and license key.

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I've been having trouble with my Y410P in that it will randomly turn of and then on by itself, each time it does that it makes a beep that you get if you do a hard power off. I thought this was a software issues so I did all checks and even two reformats, and nothing. So I called Lenovo and I'm on warranty, so the support agent said he will ship a box in which I will send my laptop to them. Now I've never dropped this laptop or mishandled it. So when he asked me if there were any physical damage I said no. Though after the call I was inspecting to make sure I didn't miss anything, as I know some manufacturers are picky on things like this. What I noticed that at the heatsink grill there is a small piece missing. (The bit in the red box in the picture below) I don't know how this happened and I'm certain this isn't the cause of my problems. Though would this void my warranty? And if it does what should I do to fix the laptop? I've done 2 reformats on it and the problem is still there.

Answer:Does any physical damage void warranty?

hi Fluix,
 
Welcome to Lenovo Community Forums!
 
        Wear and tear issues will not get affected by other cosmetic and Physical damages, unless it is the cause of the problem. If you send the system in for repair, You may get a call about the physical damage where you can opt ou to have repaired done to it and just asked to Fix the in-warranty issues.
 
   As long as the issue is not cosmetic and physical damage, then it will be covered.
 
Regards
Solid Cruver
 





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I am looking at a new pc from evesham witha 2 year onsite warranty if i add some moreram say in 12 months will the warranty becomeviod as soon as i open the case

Answer:Onsite Warranty will it become void if i upgrade

varies from manufacture to manufacturer would seek clarification from supplier or increase the memory now?johnny.

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I accidentally broke a hinge and it's plastic cover that attached to the LCD bezel on my G580. I think I could glue the cover back, and try to repair/replace the hinge (they are dirt cheap). The problem is that there is a lot of warranty time left, and I am afraid this repair might void it. While the warranty terms don't seem to say anything about voiding it (only that Lenovo is not responsible for damage resulting from unauthorized repairs), this guide says otherwise (it's for a different model, though).The repair would probably involve removing the palmrest and LCD bezel. AFAIK there are no seals, but I am afraid things such as removing the stickers that cover screws on the LCD might leave some trace.I could also send the laptop to the official service, but from what I have read on the Internet, these repairs tend to be much more expensive than necessary. Also, the guy from Lenovo service said the postage is free, but this is hard to believe for me, since it's not a warranty repair.Any clarification on these matters will be appreciated. 

Answer:Will this repair void G580 warranty?

hi noep,
 
I'm sorry to hear what happened.
 
You can read this article 
http://forums.lenovo.com/t5/IdeaPad-Y-and-U-series-Laptops/Spilled-water-on-Y480-Y580-How-to-replace...
 
 
If you opt to have this repaired through Lenovo, You are correct, this will be an out of warranty type of repair since this is a cosmetic one. And you will need to pay for shipping one way only (From you to Lenovo), this is if you don't have the onsite service.
 
If you will proceed on self repair, the article above can answer your concern.
 
Hope this helps
Cheers!
 
      





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