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Question: Lenovo flex 14 keyboard problem

Hi, I have a Lenovo flex 14 laptop from German, so it has a qwertz configuration, but when I try to type @ with Altgr + Q it just won't show up. How to fix this problem ?

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Right now I have a problem with the w key on my laptop key board.  For all the other keys it registers a press when you feel the key give way.  However for my w key you do not have to press it, only rest you finger lightly on it and it will register a keystroke.  This is a problem for me because I rest my finger on W S and E all at the same time which leads to a lot of random w's throughout my typing.  Let me know if there is anything I can do other than replace my keyboard.

Answer:Lenovo Flex 3 1580 Keyboard problem

Hi 18jadietrich, 
 
Greetings. 
 
Try if you have the same issue using an external USB keyboard.
 
As the way described seems to be mechanical in nature and may need hardware servicing.
If your warranty is still active, best to call in technical support to avoid voiding warranty.
 
Users are not required to do manual troubleshooting other than checking if the W key is cleared from foreign materials causing this using compressed air cans.
 
Hope this help answer your query.
 
Regards

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Hello,  I have just recieved my lenovo laptop flex 2 14 model 20404, the sticker on the laptop states there is keyboard back lighting which i have no idea how to activate, why is it such a hidden feature!?? I have changed the hotkey settings so the FN key works properly, i have also googled the matter and found that i should press fn + space, but this did not work. now i am frustrated with such a small feature!! CAN SOMEONE PLEASE HELP!!

Answer:Lenovo Flex 2 14 model 20404, keyboard backlighting problem

For keyboard backlight sticker, is there a word 'optional'? I learn that if the space bar does not have a light icon, then there is no backlight. That's what I see from my Flex 2-15

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I have a Lenovo Flex 2-15 that doesn't have a backlit keyboard. I know that the keybord can be taken off, so can the non-backlit keyboard be replaced by a backlit version. Would the process void the warranty and where can I buy the backlit keyboard replacement?

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Hello! I bought a Lenovo Y50 UHD laptop about 3 weeks ago. So far I have but one problem (besides 48hz...), and that is that I can notice some keyboard flex around the keys "5" and "4" on the number pad and around "." and ",". My roommate also got this laptop and on his laptop, there is no noticable keyboard flex anywhere on the keyboard. Is there anything I can do to fix this or is there a way that something (customer service or computer techs like Geek Squad) that can fix this?

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Hello, I have a Lenovo flex 2 14 coming in from France which is fine except it comes with an azerty keyboard. Basically what I want to know is if I buy lets say the flex 15 keyboard, would the size of the keys measure to be the same size as the flex 14 keys (for example the A key on the flex 14 and the A key on the flex 15 will they be the same measurements and would the key fit?). I also want to know if I bought the older flex 14 keyboard if that would fit in the flex 2 14. thanks for any answers.

Answer:Lenovo flex 2 14 keyboard key change

Anyone have any answers for my problem?

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Hi all. So 2 days ago I was using the laptop for some course work, I then went asleep for maybe 2 hours and when I woke up I was unable to use the touchpad or kyboard. Now I had this issue before but it seemed to fix itself after a day or two. So far I have reset the computer while keeping all my own files, updated, deleted, reinstalled the drivers multiple times, removed the keypad to ensure the ribbon wasn't loose etc etc. I have since been able to get the touchpad to work by messing with the drivers but the keyboard remains the same. I oticed I am able to use it when either the laptop is held at an angle or if the screen if opened up almost flat. I'm guessing this is a driver issue but I can't for the life of me figure out how to resolve this. The laptop is a few years old so no warranty. I've done a lot of reading online about this issue and it seems many people have had the same problem but no posts gave me any real solution. Any help is very much appreciated. I relly don't know what to do now. 

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I noticed with the T500 I purchased there existed some keyboard flex. I got sort of used to it. One of the keys broke (my own doing). I replaced the keyboard from my old T60 (FRU No: 42T3209). Wow! What a huge difference. The old design is superior in every way. It does weigh a little more but the difference in feel and ruggedness make it a much better choice. I am going to order a second 42T3209 keyboard for the T60. If anyone gets annoyed with the keyboard flex, I suggest searching (ebay, parts surplus) for the 42T3209 keyboard. To Lenovo: Please consider the old keyboard design in future models. Thank you.

Answer:Dear Lenovo, keyboard flex ...

I called Lenovo complaining about the same issue on my W500. The first person turned me down but the second rep ordered me a stronger keyboard, shipped next day air, 100% free-of-charge.

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Hi everybody I am new in this forum. I have a new Flex 2 14 since some days and I am trying to figure out how the keyboard works. I used to work with one Mac and typing characters was pretty easy.. what appears just on the keys ti will be typed when I write. Now with my new  Flex 2 it doesn't seem to work like that anymore. I have some blue keys that work when the keyboard is set as English Canadian multilingual.. others that don't write at all what is written on them.. (example the blue key give me the " " when i type on it, and I found by chance how to type the " " character). Yesterday while I was writing an e-mail I needed to type the " " but I wasn't able to find the key equivalent on the keyboard so I had to use the touchscreen keyboard to get right my " ". Another time I was looking to insert the " [ " brackets but I had to change the language on my keyboard from " English Canadian" to "English US" to get them.Can I make my typing easier? Is there any way to get all the basic symbols on my keyboard without switching language or using the touchscreen keyboard?I would like to make faster writing as I was used to do with my Mac. I looked for instructions but nothing is specified. Thank you for your help

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I have been in the market for a new laptop and decided to go with the Lenovo Flex 3 (which I didn't even know existed until a few days ago). It is so new that the only place that actually sells it is Lenovo.com. I got the one with the highest specs on sale. If you look on Flex 3 (15") | Affordable, Thin, & Light Multimode Laptop| Lenovo US you will notice something strange though. The keyboard for the i7 model is "Backlight French-English". None of the other ones are like that. The others all say "Backlight English".
I asked someone at Lenovo what that meant because I was concerned that it wasn't in QWERTY format. They said (and im not sure I believe them) that it only meant that some of the keys have French characters underneath them. The keys should be in the same spot. When I looked up images of French-English keyboards, a lot of them have 2 characters on EVERY key. It looks like the keyboard can either be in French or English mode, but it also looks confusing because the characters are the same size.
I asked Lenovo why the heck they would make 1 model that comes with a weird keyboard and every other model doesn't, and they didn't have an answer. I haven't received the laptop yet but im a little nervous as to what to expect. I love the specs and the design of the laptop, but if the keyboard is a jumbled mess of characters then I may regret my purchase. I don't look at the keyboard to type, but I still feel like it could be very confusing.
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Answer:Lenovo Flex 3 keyboard is weird

If you'd like to see the keyboard up close, here is an image of what Lenovo does with French-English Keyboards. This is NOT a photo of the Flex 3, but of an older model laptop that they used a French-English keyboard. It may give you an idea of what one might look like. It basically makes it easier to enter French accent characters.

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I bought a new Lenovo laptop (flex 2 14) and did the required setting. After that the physical  keyboard and the touch pad don't work. I only can use the touch screen.
I did not know what's the problem. Please help me
 
 
Mod's Edit: System model added to front of Subject line to improve visibility / clarity.

Answer:Flex 2 14 - lenovo keyboard does not work

I was instructed to hold the power button for 10 seconds while the computer was on.  When I restarted, the problem was solved

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you can install the backlit keyboard on lenovo flex 15? http://www.ebay.it/itm/311338715503?_trksid=p2060353.m1438.l2649&ssPageName=STRK%3AMEBIDX%3AIT second question: you can install a 256GB SSD M.2? http://www.amazon.it/256GB-ZTC-armatura-Solid-Disk-ZTC-SM201/dp/B00YDHKIMG/ref=sr_1_14?s=electronics... thanks

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the keyboard on my lenovo flex is not working. ive tried everything...the sticky keys are off already checked. ive turned off my laptop and turned back on still nothing. ive looked online for somethings to try and no luck. i have even reset my whole laptop everything was wiped lost all my apps but still my keyboard is completely dead none of the keys work. ive only had this laptop less than a year. anyone have any idea what could be going on?

Answer:lenovo flex keyboard not working

also my touchpad isnt working either tthe mouse never shows up. ive been using the on screen keyboard

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I just purchased a Lenovo Y50 UHD about a week ago, and the keyboard has been really bugging me. All the keys in the near vicinity of the 'G' and 'H' key in the center of the keyboard for some reason trigger a weird flex/trampoline style effect, which is very noticeable compared to keys near the edge of the keyboard (Tab, Q, number pad, etc.) I'm not sure if this is something that is prevalent in all models of the Y50 or Y50 UHD so it'd be great if i got some feedback from other owners. I'm definitely considering returning if this is a common problem. Thanks.

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it is to bad for all user of lenovo flex 14 (idea pad) beacuse some lenovo apps like lenovo transition , lenovo smart voice , lenovo magic transfer etc is avillable in flex 2-14 but here is no option for flex 14 for these apps.i bought my lenovo flex 14 in june 3 2014 and if there is no solution of my question then i want to upgrade for my flex 14 is in flex 2 14 on no cost. it shows the irresponsebility of lenovo company .Because cost of boths are same and when i bought flex 14 then after some weeks the new flex 2 14 launched it is not good for me and all the persons who are using flex 14 idea pad.The lenovo company will have to launche update and upgrades for lenovo flex 14 ideapad users. thanx in advance to my faviorate brand lenovo. I wish lenovo give update and upgrade for lenovo flex 14 idea pad .

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 Does anyone with a Flex 3 14 inch use a keyboard cover for the keyboard?I got an i7 one for sale and the thing attracts dust and a lot of fingerprints so I figured I'd get one. Which do you recommend? 

Answer:Good keyboard covers for Lenovo Flex 3 14?

I'm not an owner of your model, but keyboard covers are frequent sellers on eBay and Amazon at good price.  In addition, Amazon has customer reviews available so you can see if others were happy with the purchase.  Here are a couple of examples......
 
http://www.amazon.com/Folox%C2%AE-Keyboard-Protector-Laptop-IdeaPad/dp/B00PAHKY6I
 
http://www.ebay.com/itm/like/231633354772?lpid=82&chn=ps

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Dear experts,My keyboard has completely stopped working and cannot activate it with any Fn key... what should I do? how can I fix this please? Greatly appreciate your urgent help!

Answer:Lenovo Flex 2-14 keyboard not working / URGENT HELP PLEASE

Hi,
I do have this symbol on my space bar, but still my keyboard is not working and cannot activate it. Can you please help me with a solution? Thanks.
 
Mod's Edit: Merged this post with existing thread on keyboard issue.
 

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please help me to resolve the issue with my flex2 keyboard.

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Hi, there I have my new flex 2 - 14 for 2 days but can't figure out how to turn on keyboard backlight."Fn" + "Space" is not working for me.My model is Lenovo Flex 2 - 14 [59422561] (Can't find tech spec for my model =( ) Thanks in advance.

Answer:Lenovo Flex 2 - 14 - Turn On Keyboard Backlight

I would like to know this too as I have just bought one to find out that only SOME models have the backlit keyboard but no-one is able to tell me which model actually has the backlit keyboard.

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Hi,My keyboard no longer works on my Lenovo Flex and I have no idea why or how to stop it. I can plug in a different keyboard and it will  work. I cannot figure out what is going on. Help.Thanks.

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Hi there, I got the problem, that my keyboard and touchpad are not working any more for me. There are some keys, which are still working. These are:- brightness FN keys- light on/off from my screen FN- airplane mode FN key I am using Windows 8. Also i restarted serveral times but no sucsess. My laptop is retty new like 5-6 Month oldplease help me! greetings zunv  PS: I would be very happy if i can write my question in German, to negate communication issues which may happen.Also i am not sure if my question is in the correct Forum. Apologize if its not.

Answer:lenovo flex 15 keyboard and touchpad not working

Hi zunv,
 
you could ask your question in the German forum, select Deutsch in the "support in other languages" menu at the very top of the forum or click the link in my signature.

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Hello i had my flex for few months now and yesterday i turned it on and keyboard lightning didnt work. No restarts or attempts to turn it on helped. Anyone knows how to fix ?













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Answer:Lenovo Flex 2 14 keyboard light not working

Dear Srotak
 
Welcome in lenovo community
 
Please follow the below steps
 
1- Shut down the machine
2- Connect the charger 
3- Hold the power button down for 15 secs
 
Then check the machine after the restart 
 
Let me know
 
Thanks
Alaa





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I spilled water on my laptop a few days ago. My screen was fine at first, but then (I assume) water got into some part of the hardware. Now the display is barely visible. I think it could be the inverter board that was affected, but I want to know how to fix it/what part(s) I need.In addition, my keyboard doesn't work. The touchscreen keyboard doesn't work either. I can tap on the keys, but nothing shows up. What is affected so that I can't even use the touchscreen keyboard? Any advice would be much appreciated.













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Answer:Lenovo Flex 14-- screen dim, keyboard not working

Welcome to the Lenovo Community !
 
Water spilled into a laptop can cause a variety of problems as well as short  circuits.  It would be difficult to pin point exactly where your problems lie.  I suspect though that laptop isn't thoroughly dried out yet which maybe part of the problem.  I would suggest you open it up and let it continue to dry out, before proceeding further.  For your reference here is a link to your model's Hardware Maintenance Manual.......
 
https://download.lenovo.com/consumer/mobiles_pub/ideapad_flex14flex15_hmm.pdf

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Does anybody know is Lenovo Plan to bring out an updated keyboard for the Lenovo Flex 15D or Flex Series Ultrabooks? I have had mine now for 2 Weeks and am extremely hapy with its well built construction and its performance however it is missing a crucial peice of technology. A Backlit Keyboard. As Good as the keyboard is and my eyesight for that matter. This machine would seriously benifit from a Back Lit Keyboard. If anyone has any surgestions then please let me know.

Answer:Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 15D In Serious Need of Backlit Keyboard

I just purchased a flex 15D a noticed that upon start up, there's lighting behind the keyboard, and (being new to PC laptops) it took me two nights to figure out that the only way to turn it on is Fn+space.

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My laptop keyboard (Flex 14-Ideapad) not working. When I use wireless keyboard it works in a bizarre way. 
I have tried following :
1) Removed the battery & unplugged laptop. Pressed power button for more than 30 s.
2) Onscreen keyboard working in same bizarre way like wireless keyboard.
3) From Control Panel, selected Ease of Access Centre, than selected Ease of keyboard use & unchecked all check boxes.
4) From login of laptop, selected Ease of access centre & unchecked use of laptop keyboard.
 
All the above things are not working.
Kindly advise.
 
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HI I HAVE  LENOVO FLEX 14 IDEAPAD that is a year old  for a while now a section of the keyboard is not working properly. the 4 5 6 keys and the ones below it need to be puhed hrd for them to work also the m key does not work at all touchscreen seems to work fine would ppreciate some advice thanks

Answer:lenovo flex 14 keyboard not working properly

I think you need a new keyboard maybe.You can test your keys with this software: http://www.passmark.com/products/keytest.htmIf any of the keys do not work, you need to send it in to repair.

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I recently purchased this laptop and did not spend any time playing on the keyboard prior to the purchase.  I am now regretting this purchase as I cannot understand nor adapt to the right shift key not being in the standard location. Why would Lenovo design a keyboard that would not be conducive to touch typing? I cannot seem to change my 45 years of touch typing experience to accomadate this major change.  It makes no sense.  Is anyone else having this issue and what if anything can be done about it?  

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Hello I sent in my Lenovo Flex 15 for warrenty to fix a my loose trackpad. When I got it back the trackpad was still loose but now:1) the trackpad causes the mouse to skip when I drag my finger across - like it jumpsa large distance2) the keyboard is not registering random keys Pretty sure this is not a driver issue as I did a factory reset and I still have these problems. Is there anyway to fix this? I can't send my computer in till December as I just started school.

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I have Lenovo Flex 4 15 inch laptop and the letter "C" key has fallen out of the keyboard.  How to replace? where to order replancement key?

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HELP. My keyboard and touchpad stopped working. Laptop is brand new. I checked Control Panel > Device Manager and system says both of them are working fine. Drivers are also updated.I`m typing with an external keyboard and mouse. Touchscreen and touch-keyboard work both fine. Is there anything I can check in the OS to verify what is going on? Maybe I turned off something. It's a mistery, laptop is brand new.Thanks in advance!!













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Answer:Lenovo Flex 2 14, Keyboard & Touchpad stopped working

Found the solution (customer support gave it to me):Hold the power button for 10-15 seconds and turn the laptop back on. The keyboard and touchpad worked again.

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Keyboard is turning on and off when in normal laptop mode. the switching on and off is as though laptop is switching to tablet mode/ being turned. I think it may be loose keyboard wires. This started recently and can't relate to any software change or incident to system. Keyboard works fine when raising the laptop with a thumb while on table or plain surface.See the video I uploaded of the issue https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vbdehSyYGpg 

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Hi guys,I recently bought a lenovo Flex 2 -14" one. It's been almost two weeks now, and I suddenly face this problem.The keyboard and touchpad together keeps getting disconnected at times. The backlight also keeps blinking when turned on. During that time, I am not able to receive any response via the touchpad and keyboard. It's like a loose connection. Keeps turning on and off!!Please help me out asap!Thanks













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Answer:Lenovo flex 2 -14 keyboard and touchpad giving irregular response

Hello, looks like i found the solution! I recently came across another post in this forum, where the user had reported his g5050 showing similar symptoms like mine. A lenovo admin had suggested that it might be due to excess charge stored on the laptop, causing the whole f the keyboard and the touchpad to act like its loosely connected. Solution:As soon as i find my laptop fully charged, immediatley i took off the power plug going into the laptop!And now, its all working fine! 

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As you see an end of the wire is connected to laptop circuit but the other one is not connected to keyboard body. In fact, I don't know where it must be connected. Check out further image below : http://i68.tinypic.com/fn8my1.jpghttp://i64.tinypic.com/219cvm8.jpghttp://i66.tinypic.com/30kf2wp.jpg

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Hello, My Lenovo U310 exhibits terrible amounts of flex on the keyboard and the surrounding areas. Does anybody else with the same or similar model have this issue? And, more importantly, does anyone have a fix for this? ie. Home DIY fix etc. Cheers, Martin

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I have a LeNovo Flex 3 1480 [80R3] for about a year with zero problems. The only modded thing is a Sandisk 480gb SSD drive, with a Windows 10 installation from scratch, installed in the very first day I bought this machine. I was running Windows 10 version 1607 normally, and really enjoying this machine, but since last week when I was booting up, the machine freezed at bootscreen (the one with the lenovo logo) and then restarted showing the message "Preparing Automatic Repair" that took almost a whole day to pass. The repair never happened and I had to use the option to reset windows maintaining my personal files. After this everytime I boot up, windows 10 take up to 10 minutes to boot, and my keyboard and touchpad won't work, leaving me with only the touchscreen option. I've been through a lot of different solutions attempts:- Upgraded BIOS to the latest version (Lenovo colored logo at bootscreen)- Uninstalled KB and Touchpad drivers manually and reinstalled with Lenovo provided drivers, and also repeated the procedure with Windows Update drivers.- Disabled the fast startup option- Done the 15s procedure with the power button- Deattached the battery plug for some minutes and reattached- Checked (unplug and replug) both KB and Touchpad flatwires- Reinstalled the latest Windows 10 version 1703 from scratch None of the solution mentioned above worked for me. KB works perfectly in BIOS, and even when booting up I can change de backlight settings usi... Read more

Answer:LeNovo Flex 3 1480 - Keyboard and touchpad issue after Windows 10 boot up

Adding some info after some new research.Will try other 2 slightly different options:1) 15s power button trick with battery and charger unplugged2) Installation of LeNovo provided Intel ME drivers, read some info that it might interfere at the keyboard and mice functionality. Actually I'm running Windows chipset provided drivers.But still in doubt, which available driver should I install? There are 2 available.1) Intel ME Driver 63.6 MB Windows 10 (64-bit) 11.0.0.1176 - Release 30/8/20162) Intel Management Engine Interface Driver 81.5 MB Windows 10 (64-bit) 11.6.0.1015 - Release 29/11/20163) Both drivers, in release date/version ascending order.

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Dear Sirs, first of all I am from Bucharest, Romania, EU.When I launch the "On Screen Keyboard" meaning the touch keyboard from the screen/display on my Lenovo Flex 2-14, from the icon (keyboard sign) situated on the bottom right of the screen, first any letter I touch, instantly the "On Screen Keyboard" became frozen - NO commands and TO close it is not working - it remains on the screen - the entire botom half of the screen.I tried to close it from the Windows Task Manager but... I do not know the name of the running process for the "On Screen Keyboard".It seems al my drivers are up to date. Every time hapened, the only solution I found was to RESTART the notebook.Can one of you or form the Lenovo specialists to help me, please?Please see the enclosed picture. Thanks a lot for your kind attention. Best regards.


























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Hello, My parents have owned a Lenovo laptop for a couple of years now. However, recently this issue showed up and I wondered whether there is a chance there is a solution to this problem which I could try myself, since the laptop its warranty already expired. If I recall correctly, the model of the laptop is the Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 2, running Windows 10. So here is the issue; the laptop has issues turning on. Oddly enough, it is not a very consistent issue. Eventually, the laptop does turn on. The problem is that this sometimes takes hours, other times the laptop appears to be able to boot instantly as it normally would. I have no idea what affects this. When pressing the power button, the keyboard backlight starts flashing. It does this until the laptop completely boots, and as I said, the amount of time this takes varies. I already tried looking for solutions on different forums, but they usually concern the issue where the keyboard backlight flashed and the laptop simply will not boot at all, which is not the case here, as it eventually does but often it takes a while.Other solutions suggested a certain amount of flashes meant a certain issue or failure. Problem here is that the amount of flashes seem to be random, so it is not as if it just keeps looping a certain amount of flashes as it varies. This leaves me puzzled as to what could be the culprit. I am not sure what to do, especially since I have not owned a Windows-based machine in a whi... Read more

Answer:Laptop has issues booting - keyboard flashing (Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 2)

Hi itsasin,
 
Welcome to the Community Forums.
 
Would you have the machine number or MTM to verify the model (you can also get from here)?
 
Isolating the point of failure may be necessary to determine if the delay on start up is a power issue or a boot problem.
Try removing the harddrive so we can test if the machine can power faster.
You can download the hardware manual from the support website for removal guide.
 
Update us how it goes.
 
Regards

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As you know there is a wire between laptop's motherboard and its keyboard for lighting. one end is properly connected to motherboard but the other one is not connected to keyboard body. In fact, I don't know "where" it must be connected. On keyboard body only there is a black area for that. Check out further image below:https://i.imgsafe.org/caecd1e.jpghttps://i.imgsafe.org/fe25a92.jpghttps://i.imgsafe.org/6581216.jpghttps://i.imgsafe.org/b30619c.jpg

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hi, some of the keys on my keyboard started to not work? first my left shift, now the letter t and backspace ... and lately the caps lock is having a hard time working too ... help please !!
thanks .....?
 
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Spoiler (Highlight to read)   Hi all,I recently got this problem with my flex 2 14, the keys dont repeat when held down. For example when i press backspace, it deletes one letter only after holding down. My filter key is off and i even did a system restore, but the problem still persist. Any idea what is happening?

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hi, since i bought this laptop (flex 2-14) one month ago i have only trouble. will start with the first: the letter "g" on keyboard is not working (i am typing this using the screen keyboard). What to do? 

Answer:flex 2-14 keyboard problem

Dear Parthi9,
 
Thank You For Contacting Lenovo.
 
Kindly contact one of the numbers below for more assistant.
 

 
 





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Hi: This post is primarily directed toward any Lenovo Representative on this board, but comments from all are welcome. I am and my company are lifelong Thinkpad users (first IBM, now Lenovo). I recently purchased the S10, and LOVE it! However, I have one problem: The upper right quadrant of the keyboard has SIGNIFICANT flex.  This is NOT subtle. It is both visible (you can see the keyboard go up/down), and audible (when you press a key in that area, you can hear the keyboard as it reaches bottom). It makes typing on that side of the keyboard very difficult. In particular, the large BackSpace and Enter keys are particularly troublesome. I have had thinkpads with keyboard flex problems before, and have solved the problem by reseating the keyboard. But, I have no idea how to do it on this machine. Is there a hardware manual? Is it even possible to do? If not, what should I do. I really do not want to send a machine I just received yesterday in for repair. If there is no other way, how do I exchange it for another one? Thanks, Leon 













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Answer:New S10 - Keyboard Flex Problem

usually if the unit is bought from an authorized reseller(or valued business partner), you will enjoy an "express warranty" for lets say one week or one month or 15days(depending on the merchantability contract), which will include outright replacement. you can call them and ask for a "system exchange."Message Edited by techtroubadour on 10-12-2008 11:37 AM

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Hi, My Flex 2 got problem again. After trying static turn on (releasing 30 second pushing on power button), I can format the computer. However, my computer still under Window 10.  Problem 1: some of the letter keys and function keys do not work on Keyboard.Problem 2: If I turn off the computer, the computer cannot turn it on again. Can anyone help me with these issues and point out what kinds of problem cause these issues?  I just bought this laptop 2.5 year ago. And why it cannot last longer compare to another brand?  

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After comparing a few laptops I decided to buy a Lenovo T500 (2082-8WG), convinced of the unbeatable quality and support.However, I was unpleasantly surprised by the flex keyboard (left site), like mentioned already here on several posts.Is there still a possibility to receive a better keyboard or the brackets to solve my problem? I am from the Netherlands, and I did not see anyone else with this problem from my country on this forum.

Answer:T500 Keyboard flex problem

Nobody any idea, tip or even tryping to help a Dutch Lenovo owner with his acer-quality T500?

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Hey guys I've searched the internet but I can't figure out my problems.My problems are:The volume keeps adjusting itself back to 100%. I can't mute it or lower it at all. It keeps adjusting to 100% no matter what I do. I thought my volume key was jammed but it's not. I have no idea what's causing this.My windows key is very unresponsive. I have to press it multiple times before I can start searching for something. No idea what the cause of this is either.Last but not least, I can't switch between windows by alt-tabbing. It just doesn't work. When I hover a window that I want to switch to it appears and disappear within a second.I've already ran multiple malware removal softwares such as malwarebytes, rougekiller, and such. I also did a fresh install of windows 8 to see if it would fix the problem but it didn't. Please help ): I need to use this laptop for school and I honestly don't know how to fix it. Thank you.

Answer:Flex 15 Ideapad keyboard problem.

Hi. I have exactly the same problem. I have been able to determine that it has to do something with the keyboard since the issue will go away when you uninstall the keyboard. However, I cannot do any work on my computer that way.  Have you been able to find a fix?

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Hi, everyone. I know this keyboard problem on X series is an old problem and has already been discussed, but this time it's happend on X200, not the X200s in this thread. I've bought my X200 last week, and found that there are several weak points on its keyboard, e.g. left shift, escape key, backspace key, and page up/down keys. They will sink when pressed, and the escape key was even worse because it would hit the chassis (the same problem in this youtube video) and make noise. After I removed the keyboard and reinstalled it, the escape key became better, but other weak points are still there. I've read the discussion in this thread and know that there are two kinds of keyboard in X200: for US keyboard, their FRU are 42T3671 and 42T3737. The 42T3671 has weakier back plate than 42T3737, and the keyboard on my X200 is 42T3671. I called Lenovo support last week to see if I can replace it by a 42T3737, and she said OK. But when I got the package, the keyboard inside is still a 42T3671 model. I tried it anyway, but it did not solve the problem at all. So I called Lenovo support again, but this time she told me that the 42T3737 is out of stock. I guess the only way I can change my keyboard to 42T3737 is to buy them from other sources, like eBay. This is not a big problem, but I'm kind of disappointed with my X200 keyboard, especially all the reviews I've read say that the keyboard on X200 is "excellent" but what I found is definitely not the case: it is even we... Read more

Answer:X200 keyboard flex problem

my friend have resorted to adding tiny rubber pads or felt pads under the weak point of the keyboard, and apparently that worked like a charm.  The torsional rigidity of the X200 keyboard backplate compared to say that of the T61 keyboard (with a stiffer backplate) is less, but it does have a higher heat dissipation ability. 

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Tried calling my friend on Skype today, and it seems my Mic no longer seems to be working.  Any idea on how to fix it?  I'm running Windows 10.













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Answer:Lenovo Flex 2 14 mic problem

Dear Rossby,
 
Welcome in lenovo community,
 
Please try to test your MIC using the windows voice recorder, check if it will work fine or not.
 
Try to adjust the MIC volume 
 
Enter Sound in the search box, and then tap or click Sound.
Tap or click the Recording tab.
Tap or click Microphone, and then tap or click Properties.
Tap or click the Levels tab. Use the sliders to adjust the volume and boost of your microphone.
Tap or click OK, and then tap or click OK again to close Sound.
 
Regards,
Joseph

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Hi Sir i have problem about Fn key on the Lenovo Flex 14it can't press F1-F12 directly because it must press the Fn+ these key.do you have the way for solve this problem? Best Reagard











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Answer:Lenovo Flex 14 Fn key problem

hi synes55
 
Welcome to Lenovo Community Forums!
 
When you press the Power to turn it on start hitting the Fn+F2 and F2 only simultaneously.
It should get you to a bios settings
   Go to the Configuration tab and look for the "Hotkey Mode" option Toggle that to Disable the hit F10 or Fn+F10 to save and Exit
 
It should switch the use of F keys to legacy
 
Hope this helps
Cheers!
 
 




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My Lenovo Flex 14's touchscreen suddenly stopped working! It was working before but now its not working anymore! Help! Thanks in Advance!

Answer:Lenovo Flex 14 Touchscreen Problem

No updates here?

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hi im new to the forums and i cant figure out how to make a new thread but i have a lenovo flex three and i bought it to take notes on it but my capacitive pen wont write, i try and draw a line and it just glitches out and graws dots and dashes and has never drawn a solid line thus far. Using my finger works fine but i would really like to write with a pen
 
Mod's Edit: Added additional information to Subject line and moved post to its own thread.

Answer:Lenovo Flex 3 - Problem with capacitive pen use.

Hi Space,
 
Welcome to the Lenovo community!
 
Usually the pens that work with capacitive screens have a soft rubber tip or what looks like a smooth metal mesh tip. They mimic the use of a finger on the screen, but with a bit more fine control. Machines with active digitizers, on the other hand, work by completely different mechanics and offer very fine control. Hence you try with different stylus to confirm which is defective.
 
Let us know how you get on.
 
Regards,
Shashi
 
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I am using lenovo flex3. When I connect it to power source, the battery keeps on switching between on charging and on battery and the battery won't charge at all. Also, the screen keeps on blinking.  I tried removing all chords and connecting again but it doesn't work. Thanks in advance.

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Hi i Have a problem with my FLEX 2 PRO, seen a forum for yoga pro. I have patiently tried most of Solutions upgrades etc.
 
NO LUCK, i had to convince myself to Downgrade to WIN 8 again from 10, still it doesnt work i have BROADCOM 802.11n Network Adaptor at present( after installing other Drivers etc  - got fed up with this machine).
 
I dont see how Support works from UK either, i was owing a DELL XPS i7 for 4 years never had a issue.
But really unhappy for spening 700p on this PC,
 
Should there be anyone who can help please advice.

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Hello. I have a problem with the screen of my Lenofo Flex 14. The issue is that when I turn on the laptop and the screen looks like the first image, so I start to open and close the laptop and every time I do that the screen changes to the second and third image and so on, until I get the screen for type my password. Do you know if it is caused by a controler or by a hardware issue on the flex?Can you guide me to fix this problem? Thank you. 

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Hi to all ! I'm Emanuele, from Italy. I just write here becouse I have a very big problem. I have installed recently latest BIOS UPDATE and all was good until my HD was broken. I buyed 2 different HD becouse the first one don't work. I tryed to make a fresh installation of alot of O.S. but I got freeze system on all and only 1 configuration work. I go to explain: - HD WD 500GB new one... no one O.S. work (Win10 x86-x64, Win8.1Up3 x86-x64, Win7 Ultimate SP1 x86-x64, Ubuntu 15.xx, and many more linux) ALL FREEZE on first boot after installation reboot. - SanDisk SSD X100 64GB... only 1 O.S. WORK: Win7 Ultimate SP1 x86... all others configurations don't work and freeze on first boot after installation reboot. I think that latest BIOS UPDATE isn't good from lenovo... so, I ask to you a solution: How I can install anyone of them O.S. without got a freeze screen on boot ? Is it possible to make a DOWNGRADE to latest BIOS first of latest bios update ? Just for tell you I'm an expert on PC and tryed alot of tests with alot of others HDD, BIOS options like SecureBOOT and Legacy options, tryed to use DVD and PenDriver installations, and many more tryes. All give the same problem... only the SDD from SanDisk boot and only with Win7 Ult SP1 x86. Any IDEA ? Thanx for all ! bySpawnPPC

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Hello! I have a problem with notices of apps like Facebook. They are turn on but not display on the start screen.I use Windows 8.1. Please tell me how to show them.

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Hello Guys! I have problems recently on my Lenovo Flex 14. I can't change the brightness at all. When i press the f11 and f12 keys, nothing happens. Brightness doen't change but there is an indicator (somewhat similar to volume bar) but its not moving when you press the keys. Thanks for anyone who will help me.

Answer:Lenovo Flex 14 Brightness Problem

Dear Renz_Casas
 
Welcome to Lenovo forums
 
Please inform us about the exact version of your operating system 32 or 64
 
And also you can try this
 
1-Go to the device manager2-right click on intel 4000 and select properties3-Go to the driver tap and select roll back driver4-Restart the machine after the rolling back is completed
 
Please let me know, you may find roll back dimmed in this case i need to know the exact version f the operating system
 
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I am using lenovo flex3. When I connect it to power source, the battery keeps on switching between on charging and on battery and the battery won't charge at all. Also, the screen keeps on blinking.  I tried removing all chords and connecting again but it doesn't work. Thanks in advance.

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I got a lenovo flex 2 on Window 10 which is 0% now and it shows plugged in but not charging  -I know it is not the Energy Management system as it is 0%-I have also tried to delete the Microsoft ACPI- Compliant Control Method Battery and restart my laptop-I have also tried to hold the power button for 40second after it is shut down.  Any other solution which I can still try?Thanks

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Just a slight problem.  Since upgrading to Windows 10 my Touch pad multi touch settings have reset.  I can't find the setting to put them back to how I want them.













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Answer:Lenovo Flex 2 Windows 10 problem

Found it. I went toSettingsDevicesMouse & touchpadAdditional mouse optionsELAN tabOptionsAnd it was there.

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Hi Guys,              I hope you guys doing great. I'm actually new to lenovo forum and this is my first post so apoligies in advance of any typo or error.             I have lenovo flex 15, its running great with hybrid sshd. i recently purchased kingston ssd (512 gb). I was able to install windows in it successfully but after some usage it got freeze and went into not responding state, i then restarted it and it gave my Disk Read Error at bios time. I tried to install windows 2-3 times again to make sure of windows installation and all went perfect again until it gave the very same error again. since then it sometimes boot perfectly (but after soome usage become unresponsive) or sometime it directly give Disk Read Error.             After some research i though the ssd is faulty and i had to buy another one. This time i bought intel ssd 520 series 240gb. Sadly it repeated the very same behaviour again. Like its giving disk ready error most of the time.  After some research i found that i need to change sata mode from IDE to AHCI, and i tried to change it but looks like there is no such option in my laptop Bios menu (not even in advance option). But a guide explaind if you look into IDE ATA Controllers under Device Manager then if it contains AHCI keyword in its name then it means the laptop is running AHCI mode. So i... Read more

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I have slight problem with my Lenovo Flex 2 14" screen, there is a small blue line (about a inch long).  It's only really noticable when the screen is dark (i.e. black).  Any idea what this is, and how to fix it. Many thanks in advance

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I have been looking at video,s on youtube but need more hardware advice. My Lenovo flex has boot up issues. On turning it on you see the usual start up logo Lenovo and then nothing else happens. I started with checking if it was the battery and took that out. (There is no warranty left on this) switched back on and still the same. Then went on to check the hard drive and was told to remove this and switch back on. Now I see boot menu manager as there is now no hard drive I'm not sure if this is indicating if it was a hard drive problem. This is where I need advice I will put the hard drive back in while I am waiting on a reply.

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Hi all,I just got my new Lenovo Flex 2 14 laptop but there's 1 big problem,A high-pitched scratching/screeching noise is produced from the cable in laptop area ONLY when the power is plugged in and the battery is fully charged.Any ideas?  Thank you!













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Answer:Lenovo Flex 2 14 Noise problem?

Does changing the mode "turbo mode" / "normal mode" / "power saver mode" in Energy Management make any difference?I would suggest to bring it to the service center to get it looked at.

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Hi, I bought this flex 2 14 laptop about 40 days ago. Everything works fine unitl two days ago. Once I start the laptop and log into my account. The screen twinkle a few times and then the system just log off automatically and the external mouse doesn't work at all. Sometimes this problem happens only once sometimes it happens several times after I re-log into my account.   There are some details here:  1. I am using external mouse and keyboard, the external mouse doesn't work after logging off automatically, I have to re-insert the kit to let it work, but the external keyboard works fine.  2. The day before this happens, I renewed my Mcafee antivirus software. But no new software installed.  3. I am using google chrome browser when this error happens, and so far other websites such as IE works fine. Please give me some advices I really appreciate.

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Mine is T420s And I got a keyboard flex problem. Actually which part is related to this problem ? Isn't it inclusive to fix this problem in the warranty ? thx

Answer:Which part of the machine is related to the keyboard flex problem ?

Mine doesn't exhibit any keyboard flex and I don't think it's a common issue with T420s; anyway:http://forums.lenovo.com/t5/T400-T500-and-newer-T-series/T420s-Keyboard-Flex/td-p/454851/highlight/t...http://forums.lenovo.com/t5/T400-T500-and-newer-T-series/t420s-keyboard-flex/m-p/755255/highlight/tr...





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 I have a Lenovo Flex 2-15 that doesn't have a backlit keyboard. I know that the keybord can be taken off, so can the non-backlit keyboard be replaced by a backlit version. I would have thought it would be possible as someone could request a backlit keyboard part for their laptop maybe? Would the process void the warranty and where can I buy the backlit keyboard replacement?

Answer:How to install Backlit Keyboard on non-backlit version of Lenovo Flex 2 15?

I have a Lenovo Flex 2-15 that doesn't have a backlit keyboard. I know that the keybord can be taken off, so can the non-backlit keyboard be replaced by a backlit version. I would have thought it would be possible as someone could request a backlit keyboard part for their laptop maybe? Would the process void the warranty and where can I buy the backlit keyboard replacement?

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Hi gyus. First of all, sorry for my english  Well. Firstly, I install all upgrades to Win8, including some Lenovo and Intel Stuff.Secondly, I found aviable upgrade to Win 8.1 in Store, so I download it and after long, long time, WinUpdate reset my Lenovo Flex. I thought that at this moment, before upgrade, i'll have Win 8.1, but no.After few minutes, on screen i can see, that "Preparing to restore Windows 8" God **bleep** it. I'll try to delete Opera, Chrome and other installed apps but still the same. What can I do to get those f.....n Windows 8.1? Thanks and greetings for all  

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Hello All, i was wondering if anyone can help.Have bought a Flex 10 from Oman and am looking to install windows 8 64bit OS on it. However the bios boot manager doesn't recognize any 64bit OS install attempt, be it with a CD Drive or USB stick. If i try and use a 32 bit version of windows it comes up and i can install as normal. I have also noticed that the bios says 32bit bios even though the processor is 64bit? Is there 2 different types of bios?thanks James

Answer:Lenovo Flex 10 - 32bit Bios Problem

Does your BIOS have a setting for HPET? If so, try setting it to 64 bit if not already set.

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suddenly my labtop screen color has changed to strange green color and some times redi don't know what happend

Answer:my lenovo flex 2 15 screen color problem

Dear abdallah,
 
Welcome in lenovo community,
 
Could you please attach screenshots from your screen showing the problem.
 
Regards,
Joseph

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Hi, I have a Lenovo Flex 2-14, and I turn on the notebook but I found that the touch screen is not working, I restart the notebook but it doesn`t works. Is there any key or swith to turn on/off the touch screen? or what can I do to solve this problem?

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Hi all! I got a Lenovo Ideapad Flex 10 (Win 8.1) a week ago and I found that the touchscreen becomes completely unresponsive after about 10 - 15 mins of routine activity. My touchscreen freezes and I have to restart my laptop with the mouse to solve the problem. Does anyone know how to solve this problem with certain? I like this laptop but I?m thinking to return it because I don?t expect this kind of issues with a new PC.I tried to solve the problem with the support company in my country (Bulgaria - Europe) but they didn't give me a help. They think that the problem is in the drivers or  maybe in OS Win 8.1.I would like to know if Lenovo is informed about this problem and if there is a solution.Any suggestions?

Answer:Problem with Lenovo Flex 10 touch screen

Hi I had the same problems, go into your search option and search either sleep or hibernate, it gives u the option of never sleep, worked for me but took 2 weeks of research to sort the problem out. Good luck :-)

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I have a: Ideapad Flex 15 , Intel i7 Intel Wireless N-7260Using a ubee DDW365 modem For the first month I had no problems with the laptop. But, after some updates the Wifi seems to drop randomly and refuses to show any available connections. I have tried using many solutions for this but nothing seems to work. Is there a fix for this?

Answer:Lenovo Ideapad Flex 15 Wifi problem

Hello, Myself and my gf bought a lenova flex 2 15.6 laptop. When I connect to the wifi it gives me a message saying can't connect. So just to be clear you have to do the following 1. Start computer2. Click on the bottom right to connect to the wifi3. Click network and click connect4. Enter passwrd5. Then shows a message saying unable to establish a connection6. All other devices on the wifi network work fine. Any ideas why this isn't working?

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Hi everybody,I have a problem for several weeks and I need your help please!  when I bought my flex 2, it was came with windows 8 64 bit installed on it. Eveything was working fine; Then I did the upgrade to windows 10 64 bit. Since then I can not use HIBERNATION mode in "power option".when I click on hibrnation on the "power option" it seems that everything is normal. Windows takes some moments to save data in "hiberfil.sys" file (because it takes longer than when clicking on SHUT DOWN button when trying to turn the laptop off). Then, when I want to turn on my flex 2, It starts for a moment showing LENOVO logo then after about 4 seconds it suddenly turns off !!!. So I need to press power buton again to turn computer on. This time it starts normally( but much longer than ususal start up) but it is a FRESH start not caming out of hibernation.It seems that the data on hiberfil.sys file became destroyed.I tried to disable and enable hibernation, remove hiberfil.sys file, update all drivers, windows upsate, disk scan, system restore, defragment, scan registry with some softwares, boot from safe mode, everything that I thought would be a solution but NOT even a single progress...I am very disappointed! Now I can't resume my work and every time I should shut down the computer and wait for a fresh start up...sorry for long explanation. I hope someone can find a solution  and help me...thanks.

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hi, Lenovo Specialist, I have Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 14 whose Touchscreen doesnt work anymore any touch screen firmware upgrade file for this ideapad flex 14 plz give me the link to downlaod i tried firmware upgrade from this forum but it give error no controller found... Windows 10, 8 , 7 fresh installation tried but in vein..plz help asap thanks have alook at screenshot plz 1.[IMG]http://i64.tinypic.com/2i7soef.png[/IMG] 2.[IMG]http://i67.tinypic.com/23sb1x1.png[/IMG]  

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I Have a Lenovo Flex 2 14 laptop whih just got ended up with its warranty a week back, till yesterday everything was just fine but today when I switched on laptop and it was showing low battery and on same time , connected it with the charger. I noticed some thing strange that its not at all getting chrged instead it says 0% available(plugged in ,but not charging). I tried un-installing the battery adpater n other driver drom device list on control panel and rebooted but it didnt helped out. I am asking for a favour from experts here to throw some light to sort out this issue, hoping for a quick response from your side.  Thanks & Regards,Mithun 

Answer:LENOVO FLEX 2 14 BATTERY PROBLEM AFTER WINDOWS 10 ...

Hi Even i have the same problem with my Flex2 14. I tried the solution iof removing battery, holding power button for 30 seconds and reinstaling battery. i also tried with uninstallaing and reinstalling the AC adapter and ACPI. Nothing works. Finally tried to approach lenovo service centre but to my surprise, they tod that battery is not available(?!!). Appreciate if somebody from lenovo is kind enough to resolve my problem.

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Hello Lenovo and community users,I recently brought a Lenovo Flex 2-14 the one with i3/4gb ram, red colour, model: 20404.I use this notebook to DJ at events in dark environment and I've seen that there are models with backlit keyboards.My next question is can I replace the non backlit keyboard with a backlit keyboard?If it is possible can you please point me from where can I buy a backlit keyboard for this model. Thank you in advance.

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I let laptop find its serial and model through lenovo website. It came back and say its 4k ips screen. But windows 10 display settings max resolution is 1920x1080. Who lied? Seller or lenovo.  I am **bleep**ing angry.  Anyone know how to make my laptop show 4k video.  I installed 940mx nvidia driver as well. Flex 5-1570 (Type 80XB) Laptop (Lenovo)Serial NumberMP19L9K8Machine Type Model80XB000DUS Processor: 1x Intel Core i7-7500U Processor(Core i7-7500U): : Memory: 1x : : Operating System: (): : Hard Drive: 1x : : Wireless Network: 1x : : Ports: 1x 4-in-1 Media Card Reader (SD, MMC, SDHC, SDXC): : Camera: 1x : : Graphics: 1x : : Monitor: 15.6 3840x2160: : Included Warranty: 1 Year Depot Can someone help me see 4k in this laptop. I recieved it today from amazon.com.  I can return it and sue amazon and lenovo and seller if its not 4k. I do not know who is at fault. Normally when someone sell 4k ips screen they send it in 4k screen. its in 1920x1080 for weird reason and display settings do not show more than that resolution.  Lenovo say its 4k laptop from serial number. Can someone help ? pls.

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Hello, I bought a brand new Lenovo Flex 2 15.6" laptop today. Started using it and realized a bizarre problem with the touch screen. I can't swipe in from the left or right side to open up the charms bar, and when I open the desktop feature, the touch screen won't allow me to click on icons. Strangely, when I open a browser inside the desktop, I can click on web links fine with the touch screen, but anything outside the browser doesn't work. I was so excited to use my new laptop and now I am just frustated. Any help is appreciated!

Answer:Touch screen problem on brand new Lenovo Flex 2 15"

My wife's brand-new christmas Lenovo Flex 2 15 had the exact same problem. After spending a huge amount of time googling around and then waiting on the phone to talk to a lenovo person for a long time I finally got a solution. Try it, it might work for you and it certainly didn't hurt anything. Here's how you do it:(1) Shutdown the unit (not restart). When shutdown the power button should have not light on.(2) Unplug the power supply from the wall AC and wait 30 seconds.(3) Get a ball-point pen.(4) Plug in the power supply into the wall AC. You should see a little tiny led light to the right of the powere button (towards the screen hinged).(5) Poke that LED reasonably hard with the ball-point pen with constant pressure for at least 5 seconds. This is somekind of motherboard hard reset.(6) Release the presssure, remove the ball point pen.(7) Press the power button  and power it up.(8) AT THIS POINT THE PROBLEM WAS COMPLETELY FIXED FOR ME. HOPE IT WORKS FOR YOU, TOO.

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Hey Guys, just bought a Flex 15.I updated it to Windows 8.1 without any problems. When i powered it on today the screen has little black bars on its sides.I didn't change anything since the last start. I tried to update the graphicsdriver but it didn't help.In BIOS I haven't found any settings which could be helpful. Any suggestions? Thanks and greetings Patrick

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I have recently bought this model and having a problem with the touchpad. Instead of scrolling it will randomly cause the page to zoom in or out. Which is getting rather irritating. Could someone please tell me how I can disable this function. Many thanksModerator edit: Matched subject to content

Answer:Lenovo Flex 2 14 touchpad random zoom problem

I'm having this issue as well except on my Yoga 2 Pro. I have the pinch to zoom feature disabled (which is frustrating since it's a useful feature). Usually it zooms in when scrolling down, often to percentages between 800 and 900% view.

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Hello, my lenovo flex 2-14 wireless card (intel AC 3160)have the following problem: after boot up, it show "this device cannot start. (code 10)", after i disable and anable it, it will work like normal until i shut down / reboot my laptop again. is there any setting goes wrong? or the adapter spoiled? thanks!

Answer:Lenovo Flex 2 Wireless card problem (intel AC 3160)

hi Pathfinder87,
 
It's a bit early to tell if the wireless card is malfunctioning (unless this has been an ongoing issue out of the box).
 
Things that you can try:
1. Uninstall and delete the wireless card driver from the Device Manager and in the Control Panel (icon views) > Programs and Features and reboot the machine. When finished, install the stock driver from the D:\Drivers\WLAN folder or try this driver from Intel:
 

File name: Wireless_17.16.0_De64.exe
Version: 17.16.0 (Latest)
Date: 04/20/2015
Size: 24.73 MB
Language: English
Operating Systems: Windows 8, 64-bit*

 
2. Follow this "This device cannot start" Code 10 error in Device Manager in Windows fix (see Manually fix corrupted registry entries).
 
3. Try booting in Safe Mode with Networking and see if the problem persist. If wireless card works fine in Safe Mode, consider doing a clean boot and observe the functionality in normal mode.
 
3. If you got this problem recently (e.g., after a Windows Update) then you may need to consider rolling back the machine
 
How to Do a System Restore in Windows 8 and 8.1
 
4. If doing a System Restore doesn't work, consider restoring the machien to factory settings by pressing the Onekey Recovery (Novo) button )note that any data on the system partition will be wiped).
 
 
 
Regards

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Dear Community, since a few days I have several problems with the hardware keyboard of my notebook. The on-screen keyboard works well!When I hit spacebar no blank is inserted in the text but all open tasks are opened in small windows (similar to pressing ALT+TAB, but with the task windows staying on screen). It is also not possible to use the Function keys (Increase / decrease brightness, loudness doesn't work) or to use the F-keys (ALT+F4 for example has no function). I opened a few websites, which visually show, which keys are pressed on the keyboard. All standard letter-keys work well. When I press F1 it says "F5", some F-Keys are shown as normal numbers or a letter. I am running Win10 with automatic updates. I tried to restore some older update-points but without having the problem solved. I tried to reinstall touchpad and keyboard drivers -> no results!There is maybe a problem with the keymapping or somekind of driver, which is perhaps not 100% compatible with some OS changes or updates?! Would like to hear any hints or solutions. Kind regardsHergesheim

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NEVER buy a Lenovo  I just bought a brand new Flex laptop from the Microsoft Store.  A MAJOR PROBLEM for those who use the touchpad.  It doesn't allow the user to turn off the drag in the mouse buttons (only).  When I use the touch pad, i move the cursor (for example to select a radial button).  However when I go to click on the left or right mouse buttons on the touch pad it's so sensitive to movement that it moves the curosor away from the radial button. There should be a way to map the touch pad.  Lenovo blames the software and the touchpad company.  Yet they chose this touchpad.  I need support from one company.  They sent me to talk with the touchpad company.  Sorry.  It's your Laptop Lenovo.  To add to Lenovo's problem, their support is in India and it is almost impossible to understand the support person or their supervisor.  

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I am currently using a Lenovo Flex 3 1470 and the keyboard for it stopped working and now I can't type any numbers or activate any function keys. I have spilled tea on my laptop and got it wet in the past so I am now looking to get my keyboard replaced.  I have managed to find some Flex 2 14 inch US keyboards on eBay for less than $20 that look exactly the same as the one on my laptop, but I can't be certain unless someone confirms.  Are the 2 keyboards the same? 

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Hi, I have a Lenovo Flex 2 14 which came with a British keyboard but I noticed you can take off the keyboard and swap it out for another one - you can find backlit versions, or a version with a different layout. I got a keyboard for it with Japanese hiragana on it, but the laptop doesn't seem to recognise any of the extra keys this keyboard comes with which have key codes not used by other languages. These keys include: | -? \ ??????the ????, ???? and ???? toggleI would have assumed this was to do with the fact that these are keys from a 106/109 key layout as opposed to the standard 102 key, so I replaced the keyboard driver with Microsoft's 106/109 key keyboard driver, but that hasn't had any effect - it still can't see these keys being pressed. The ??/?? ?? key works because it uses the same key code as the tilde on other keyboards, but that's all. My hypothesis for why this might not be possible to fix is that the ribbon connection between the keyboard and the motherboard could only support 102-key layouts in Europe, and therefore the only way to be able to use these extra input conversion keys without a different motherboard altogether would be to use an external USB keyboard. I may have just made up what I said about the motherboard though, so does anyone know if there's a driver I can use to solve this problem and be able to use the extra keys? I can't just use a key mapper like KeyTweak ... Read more

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Hello.I just buy Lenovo y700. After 3 days of use I have a problem with red light from keyboard. Each time when I turn on laptop e little portion from keyboard (space bar, M,N,K,L,I keys) start to blink. I made a video with issue to see what happend. After 4-5 minute light remain at full brightness.https://youtu.be/FoqEe4pzBnwFor future can be a big problem? , I should ask for repairing ? Or maybe I can solve by myself. Another think. I want to control my fans, battery mode, and other settings, I try to download from lenovo software Quick Optimizer Windows 10, Lenovo Utility for windows 10, and no software are working, First I thought my windows it s broken, do fresh install windows 10 PRO, try to install there software but no solution. I install software, no shortcut its created on desktop, if I search for program in Program Files, and try to run .exe, this is not appear, it s like a fake link, nothing run on my desktop. Try to run in admin mode and nothing, try to reinstall and nothing, whatever I do these program are not working. I had lenovo z51-70 and I use with succes software from lenovo to clean fans, to put battery in conservativ mode. And I have same windows kit. With lenovo y700 no software it s working on this machine. Sorry for my bad english, if someone need more information, ask me.Thanks in advance for help.

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I've been using conservation mode for my new (1 month) lenovo laptop every time I put the AC adapter in it. I thought that this was going to help me endure my battery life, but in the end I've stacked with the fact, that battery's stamina went much more lower. For example, I could use my laptop in a battery economy mode/conservation turned off for 5-6 hours, now it barely lasts 3 hrs with the same settings and the same pattern of usage. Just for record, 21 minute of watching a film costs my battery from 10-20% now, while before it was not an issue at all, I hardly can tell that it drained me more than 5%. Also, right now, while typing this, I've noticed, that behaviour of my percentage bar is also really strange: first it shows 75%, then, after 5 minutes, it showes 73%, without getting through 74%. And as a one big plus to that, my battery status says that my battery is normal, just normal, while before it was great or something like that. I find it strange because it is 1 month old notebook, as I mentioned earlyer. Now I am trying to recalibrate my battery, for the 3d time, hoping it would help me, but I really wish to hear your opinion about that, maybe there is something that I don't know about, something that can help me. P.S. It is 70% now, gezus 

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