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What kind of screwdriver do I need to open Lenovo Ideapad 310?

Question: What kind of screwdriver do I need to open Lenovo Ideapad 310?

I have less than 40% remaining on my battery life, which is quickly depleting. What sort of screwdriver do I need to open the bottom portion of the battery on my Lenovo Ideapad 310?

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Preferred Solution: What kind of screwdriver do I need to open Lenovo Ideapad 310?

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I've used it in the past to identify and fix everything from blue screens (BSOD's), ActiveX errors, corrupt files and processes, dll/exe/sys errors, recover lost memory, Windows update problems, defragging, malware removal etc.

You can download it direct from this link http://downloadreimage.com/download.php. (This link will automatically start a download of Reimage that you can save to your computer.)

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Can someone give me a link to buy some screwdrivers that will work to open the lenovo Y580 back side. I don't wanna buy uncessary tools and later realize they don't work. Which ones are you using to open up and do they work for Lenoo Y580?













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Answer:What kind of screwdriver do I need to open Lenovo Y580?

Hi ninjamonke,Thanks for posting. To be honest there isn't a specific type of screw driver I would recommend you to buy to open up the machine. Personally when it comes to opening up machine I personally use a "Phillips" head type of screw from the collection of the standard 6 piece precision screw drivers I have. Though however I had tried a screwdriver with a magnetic head. That really helped with reassembling the machine back together.For further confirmation on assembling and reassembling you machine I would suggest you consult the hardware maintenance manual from the below link.http://download.lenovo.com/consumer/mobiles_pub/ideapad_y480_y580_hmm_1st_edition_mar_2012_english.p...Hope this helps.Regards

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Hey guys, I'm in the market for a new laptop. Decided to switch over to Lenovo after having too many problems with ASUS laptops. I've been checking out the IdeaPads for a while. I'm not completely sure what series or model I should go after and would appreciate some support in making a decision.  Here's a bit about what I plan on doing with my laptop: -I'm a webmaster & developer so I'm always on the Internet-I'll be going to college as a business undergrad this fall-I use a lot of software like Photoshop, Dreamweaver, Mixcraft, etc. -I don't plan on doing any hardcore gaming-I need a laptop that runs fast and smooth and can support many open browser tabs at once-Long battery life-Boots up fast  Any recommendations would be appreciated.  Thanks in advance.

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Hi people, I've got a question. Today I would defrag my Ideapad Y510P, but I don't know why I have 5 hard disk stations? What kind of disk is \\?\Volume{3db4... (see picture) 













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Answer:Lenovo ideapad Y510P what kind of hard disk is this?

Gamenick wrote:Hi people, I've got a question. Today I would defrag my Ideapad Y510P, but I don't know why I have 5 hard disk stations? What kind of disk is \\?\Volume{3db4... (see picture) I think that was ceated by windows. I don't manually defrag it including the others except C and D.

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Nowhere in the documentation, web site is any info about what kind of controller and hence what size SD cards this model is supporting.Even Lenovo tech support doesn't know that info!I am really hesitant to buy a SDXC card of +32GB only to find out it supports on SDHC cards, thus limited to 32GB... thanks for any useful info, Ralf

Answer:What kind of SD card controller is in a Lenovo IdeaPad 120S-11AIP? SDHC or SDXC compatible?

Hi ITWorxLA,
 
Welcome to the Community Forums.
 
As per system overview :
IO port: Memory card slot (SD/SDHC/SDXC/MMC)
 
Platform specification:
One microSD Card slot, supports up to 2TB
 
Usually there would be stickers on the box or laptop to indicate the format it also supports.
You can try to find/borrow  a spare 32GB SDXC to test first before purchase.
 
Hope this helps answer your query.
 
Regards

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Hi, i need to open inside of my X201 myself because i dont trust technical services. could you please tell me which screwdriver set and tools should i use like IBM technicians use? i d like to buy one set like they used. thanks





ThinkPad X201 3680-AD6 / Intel Core i5 M560 2.67Ghz / DDR3 8GB / Intel SSD 730 Series 240GB / 12.1 WXGA 1280x800p / Dual boot Win10 Pro x64 - Ubuntu 16.04 LTS 64bit + X200 Ultrabase + ThinkVision LT2252p

Answer:Screwdriver to open X201

Hi Priority,
 
Welcome to Lenovo Community!
 
You can purchase any screwdriver kit for laptop, which you can get it online. And use ThinkPad X201 HMM (Hardware Maintenance Manual) if you want to replace any hardware parts.
 
ThinkPad X201 HMM
 
Hope this helps.
 
Best regards,
Hemanth Kumar





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I have a Lenovo Yoga 3, and I want to clean out the fan. The problem is, I don't know what screwdriver size to use, and I don't want to buy the wrong one. Thank you!

Answer:What screwdriver should I use for a Lenovo Yoga 3?

Yoga 3 Pro or Yoga 3 14?

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Sir,Please help me on what should I do, because I can't open my Lenovo ideapad11s after 4 days I have bought it. It is really so expensive and I really like the style of your Lenovo but then I cannot open it anymore, I just log out it the last time I have used it, then when I am going to use it, just the black and the cursor appeared on the screen, it is totally dark. Please help me...Lorenzo













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Answer:I cannot open my Lenovo ideapad 11s after 4 days.

Hi Lorenzo33,Thanks for posting and welcome to the commuity, I was wondering what is the exact model of the machine you have?Hope to hear back?

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im thinking of buying the y410p and wondering if i can return it if the box is open. if so, how many days do i have?

Answer:can i return my lenovo ideapad y410p if it is open?

hi nbrar96,
 
Im very sorry to hear that but,
   You will have to call Lenovo Technical Support first for you to have the case logged,
this will serve as the Sales Team reference as Technical Support check about your concern with the computer as it may be resolved over the phone(Software or Settings problem)  or the system really needs replacement if having hardware Issues.
 
Can you share the problems you have with the system maybe we can help.
 
Thanks and Regards
Solid Cruver





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I just bought a N20P for my wife. Great Chromebook, very happy with everything. But she is addicted to games such as Candy Crush and Solitaire. I went to download both from Google App Store but I was unable to open either. When I checked, it didn't give me an option to download it to the Chromebook, only option was for a cellphone which has since been thrown out. Any suggestions on how to resolve this problem?

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I just bought a N20P for my wife. Great Chromebook, very happy with everything. But she is addicted to games such as Candy Crush and Solitaire. I went to download both from Google App Store but I was unable to open either. When I checked, it didn't give me an option to download it to the Chromebook, only option was for a cellphone which has since been thrown out. Any suggestions on how to resolve this problem?













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Answer:Cant download and open games on my Lenovo IdeaPad N20P

The app store is not enabled on Chromebooks yet , it is a feature comming within the next few quaters . according to google .the only add ons available are from the chrome store at this time https://chrome.google.com/webstore/category/apps

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My lenovo ideapad y700 15isk touch laptop refuses to open up aplications that i assigned shortcut function keys to, microsoft says that you can use icons on the desktop to do this and also in the start menu. I right click on the icon properties and set the shortcut as ctrl+alt+s to open STEAM, yet none of the short cut commands work, i even made sure no other aplications and or fuctions use the same key combinations. I did ficgure out that the lenovo user interface driver was the cause of the issue, but i want to use the shortcut conds with the driver fully functional.

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Hello, I am having Y530 having 2GB DDR3 RAM, I wanted to upgrade it to 4 GB, however I could not find what are specifications of DDR3 memory that fits my laptop, Lenovo site wasn't helpful to detect my laptop's model and tell me which DDR is best fit for me. Your advice will be helpful ThanksMak 

Answer:Ideapad Y530 4051 - What kind of DDR3 it has?

Usually ddr3 is so-dimm ddr3-1066 in IdeapadsHow can we help you not knowing which model you have?





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,Comment proceder a l'ouverture du cache cd?
 
French to English translation.....
 
How to open the cd cache?
 
Mod's Edit: Google translated for benefit of English readers. Since this is an English forum, please post in English as it will ensure a better response. Thanks!
 

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Hi ,
 
 
       We purchased 3 lenovo ideapad 110-15ISK Laptops (ideapad). in that i installed windows 7 professional os. i am trying to incre,decrease screen brightness(fn+f11,fn+f12). but brightness control buttons not working. how to control brighness part.Now brightness is very high. Because of this brightness i am getting eye pain. So Please provide me solution for brightness control. my mail id : ******@Gmail.com.
 
Mod's Edit: Email address removed from public view to protect owner from email harvesters.
 
 
 
Thanks. 
 

Answer:i am using lenovo ideapad 110-15ISK Laptop (ideapad) .. brightness buttons not working.

jagadeeshn wrote:i am trying to incre,decrease screen brightness(fn+f11,fn+f12). but brightness control buttons not working.I installed Windows 7 on my 700-15ISK, and the following version of the Lenovo "Energy Manager" application allowed the F12/F12 keys to control screen brightness: http://pcsupport.lenovo.com/gb/en/downloads/DS100173 If that does not work for you, you can control the screen brightness in Windows "Control Panel": (1) Click "Start" > "Control Panel" > "Display" > "Adjust brightness" (left side menu). (2) At the bottom of the screen there is a "Screen brightness" slider control. Drag that left or right to decrease or increase the brightness of the screen. -- from CyberSimian in the UK  

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Hi all,Is there any chance to influence Lenovo about BIOS update wchich would turn on VT support (and some other BIOS settings)? Is there anyone who could pull some strings, whisper few words here and there and get it done I think all IdeaPads owners would greatly appreciate such an update (Anyone agree with me? ).





Ideapad Y530; P9500 @ 2.53 GHz; 250 GB 7200 rpm HDD; 4 GB OCZ RAM, nVIDIA GeForce 9300M GS

Answer:[IdeaPad Y530]Lenovo please TURN ON VT Support in IdeaPad line.

Call tech support and let them know that it is not acceptable that VT is not supported in the BIOS.

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Can I use the Lenovo IdeaPad 65W AC adapter with my new Y560?  The IdeaPad 65W AC adapter is smaller, better for travel.CliffordS













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Answer:IdeaPad Y560 and the Lenovo IdeaPad 65W AC adapter

 

 
check its compatibility first.

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can I put a Lenovo Ideapad s10-3t touchscreen on a lenovo ideapad s10-3? Would I have to have anything extra to put on it?

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Lenovo Ideapad 700 i5-6300 /  8GB RAM  / 500GB HDD / GTX950M ORLenovo Ideapad Y700 FX-8800P / 8GB RAM / 1TB HDD / Radeon R9 M380 4GBWhich one of those will perform better in GAMING? Does any of these two got GPU throttling problems?Which is best suited for a gamer?Thanks in advance. 

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I was editing a .cfg file for half life 2 and used the "open with" and click "Always use this program" and checked it, and used Notepad to open it.

It worked fine and I could open the file.
Once I played the game, the "startup videos" would no longer play for ANY hl2 engine game! I knew it was because I changed the default open program.

So, I tried to find the default program the cfg used before I changed it.....
I thought it was Microsoft Outlook, or Express?
Well yeah, I decided to use that, and checked Always use this program..

Obviously it was a mistake..

After that, I wanted to change it again, and used "open with" again.
This time I get a problem.

PROBLEM: The "Always use this kind of program" is now greyed out! ONLY for the cfg file extension and I cant find a workaround! I downloaded a registry that enables the "always use" for every file, but the cfg files remain unchanged! It is still greyed out no matter what - using Microsoft Outlook.

Is there a way to change the default open program to whatever it was way before I decided to edit it?
What should I do to once again to check the "always use"?
Thanks!

Answer:Always Use this program to open this kind of file

  
Quote: Originally Posted by jan765


I was editing a .cfg file for half life 2 and used the "open with" and click "Always use this program" and checked it, and used Notepad to open it.

It worked fine and I could open the file.
Once I played the game, the "startup videos" would no longer play for ANY hl2 engine game! I knew it was because I changed the default open program.

So, I tried to find the default program the cfg used before I changed it.....
I thought it was Microsoft Outlook, or Express?
Well yeah, I decided to use that, and checked Always use this program..

Obviously it was a mistake..

After that, I wanted to change it again, and used "open with" again.
This time I get a problem.

PROBLEM: The "Always use this kind of program" is now greyed out! ONLY for the cfg file extension and I cant find a workaround! I downloaded a registry that enables the "always use" for every file, but the cfg files remain unchanged! It is still greyed out no matter what - using Microsoft Outlook.

Is there a way to change the default open program to whatever it was way before I decided to edit it?
What should I do to once again to check the "always use"?
Thanks!





Go the easy way try system restore.

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I think it was video zlob something. i cant open my computer, mcafee is not responding, i disconnected from the network ,and cannot reconnect. Dont know where to begin. More coming, Im rebooting...any idea where to start?

Oh yea, spybot search and destroy is going crazy denying changes. ad aware wont even start.

How to start vista in safe mode?
 

Answer:Solved: got some kind of virus, cant open anything

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i recently have that kind of problem,when i start up my laptop, there was a pop-upmessage saying users/alyza/appdata/local/temp/rpcqt.dll

Answer:RUN.DLL i recently have that kind of problem, when i open it

Note that in all downloads uncheck any unwanted toolbars or programs they offer as part of the install.First download, install and run CCleaner from here:http://www.filehippo.com/download_c...In Settings ensure you have a check mark in all temporary file entries (Windows and Applications).Download install and run MalwareBytes from here:http://www.filehippo.com/download_m...Finally run your normal AV scans.EDIT:Never heard of RUN.DLL so please recheck the exact error message.Always pop back and let us know the outcome - thanks

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First off I have Windows 7 on my PC. I was trying to open an application file in a particular program. So I used Open with> Choose default program> I choose Windows Media Player. But I didn't realize that the "always use the selected program to open this kind of file" check box was checked. So now every application file in my computer is a .wma file. This means that can't open anything except real .wma files.

Everytime I try to run a system restore the antivirus program stops it. But I can't turn it off because I can't access it. Everything else in the computer runs fine except for the fact that I can't open application files.

Is there a way to fix this without resetting the computer.

Right now I am using my laptop.

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Hi, I have problems with my laptop and would appreciate some help. Pardon my English. ^^

It all started when I went to this unknown site that supposedly was able to watch some drama shows on; apparently, it gave me a virus/trojan that keeps redirecting my google searches on both IE/Firefox. After this, I ran a malwarebytes scan and then an avast scan nothing was found. Now i am getting a spam load of URL:MAL detected from avast and everytime i click scan from avast, i would get Bsod saying Bad_Pool_caller. I stupidly download and installed another AV (AVG Free edition & Adware SE) because i was hoping to uninstall my avast since it kept giving me Bsod. I ran an ESET Online scan before installing avg. It was able to detect 15 TrojanDownload.java. After that i proceeded to restart laptop. Now no programs will run and i cant uninstall anything because it keeps giving me an error saying file either already deleted or window installer not there. My system restore dont seem to work either since it keep saying antivirus is affecting the restoring process.

Please i would like some help.

Thank you

My laptop's specs - WINDOWS 7 SP0
Acer Aspire AS5740G-6979 NoteBook Intel Core i5 430M(2.26GHz) 15.6" 4GB Memory DDR3 1066 500GB HDD 5400rpm DVD Super Multi ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5650

EDIT: I am unable to run DDS or GMER because i believe the virus closes it right away. All i get is the do you want to run this program msg, and after i click yes nothing happens.

Answer:Laptop fails to open any kind programs

Hello and welcome to TSF.

If you still need assistance please follow these instructions to get the logs we need.

Please download and run the following tool to help allow other programs to run. There are 3 different versions. If one of them won't run then download and try to run the other one. You only need to get one of them to run, not all of them.

http://download.bleepingcomputer.com/grinler/rkill.exe
http://download.bleepingcomputer.com/grinler/rkill.com
http://download.bleepingcomputer.com/grinler/rkill.scr

Vista and Win7 users need to right click and choose Run as Admin

If you have problem running those, try these:

iExplore.exe
Rkill.com
uSeRiNiT.exe

Once the tool has run, do NOT reboot the machine, and then try once again to run DDS and GMER.

Note:

You will likely see a message from this rogue telling you the file is infected. Ignore the message. Leave the message OPEN, do not close the message. Run rkill repeatedly until it's able to do its job. This may take a few tries. Once the tool has run, do NOT reboot the machine, and then try once again to run DDS and GMER.

If for some reason the machine reboots, repeat the process. Again, try not to restart the machine.

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Hey there,
few months ago, I had a problem with ads popping up everywhere on my screen when I  anything. Now, after I've got bitdefender, I had no problem with any ads, but I noticed, that bitdefender blocks a site  (
Is there anything I can do to delete it ?

Greets,
cr4ckDe / Christian

Answer:Some kind of virus tries to open up a webpage all the time

Hello, Welcome to BleepingComputer.
I'm nasdaq and will be helping you.
 
If you can please print this topic it will make it easier for you to follow the instructions and complete all of the necessary steps in the order listed.
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Download Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware from Here
 
Double-click mbam-setup-2.X.X.XXXX.exe to install the application (X's are the current version number).

Make sure a checkmark is placed next to Launch Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware, then click Finish.
Once MBAM opens, when it says Your databases are out of date, click the Fix Now button.
Click the Settings tab at the top, and then in the left column, select Detections and Protections, and if not already checked place a checkmark in the selection box for Scan for rootkits.
Click the Scan tab at the top of the program window, select Threat Scan and click the Scan Now button.
If you receive a message that updates are available, click the Update Now button (the update will be downloaded, installed, and the scan will start).
The scan may take some time to finish,so please be patient.
If potential threats are detected, ensure that Quarantine is selected as the Action for all the listed items, and click the Apply Actions button.
While still on the Scan tab, click the link for View detailed log, and in the window that opens click the Export button, select Text file (*.txt), and save the log to your Desktop.
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i keep getting virus popups when i open mozilla and iexplorer i need help badly 

Answer:virus popups when i open any kind of explorer

u can use Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware to scan them....

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Anyone that spends a considerable amount of time in front of a monitor can attest that finding the right mouse is a must. While there are plenty of boxes to tick when searching for a suitable pointer, for me, it...

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Answer:Weekend Open Forum: What kind of mouse do you use?

Roccat Kone XTD (laser). It's the best mouse I've had so far. My Death Adder has been demoted to closet duty.
 

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I just bought a new Windows 7 machine. I am trying to permanently associate my pdf files with Acrobat Reader 9.3. I can choose it one time each but the "always use the selected program to open this kind of file" window is grayed out so I can not permanently open with the Reader.
Sure hope someone can help

Answer:always use the selected program to open this kind of file

Uninstall Adobe, reinstall Adobe and let it make it the default.

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It seems that harmonyPics.exe process sends/receives to servers lots of data. I could not found what and to whom, so I better disable it.Does anybody has any info as to where the info it is send, why it takes so long (send at low speed ok, but a couple of KBytes of app info of my laptop's usage should not take that long... there is either a bug, or worse someone is copying something from/to my laptop I would rather stop)the dataflow shown in screenshot below continues for long (hours):

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So everything has been working fine on my laptop until about 10:30PM EST tonight. I bought it new in August 2011.
Specs:
 
OS: Windows 7 Home Premium
CPU: Intel Core i7-2630QM @ 2.00 GHz
RAM: 8 GB
HD: 750 GB
BIOS: 45CN36WW
 
It's always been a fine machine with NO problems.
However, last night there were Windows 7 updates that were installed and then restarted my computer. I had not gotten a chance to check exactly what they were though. About 10:30 this evening, flash crashed in Mozilla Firefox which is not that uncommon, and from there Firefox closed, and so did my Microsoft Word and Excel apps that were open. From there, my computer began to shut down and restart. When it went to restart, all it could do was go to the opening Lenovo screen which gives you the F2 (setup option) and F12 (multiboot menu option) as it typically does. Besides a thin strip at the top that appeared after about 30 secs that only displays moving static that eventually will just stick, that is where the boot process ends. No Windows 7 screen, and certainly no opportunity to boot into safe mode to check for any problems. The screen freezes and goes nowhere.
 
So basically, all I'm getting in terms of boot options are lenovo features, not windows 7 features, meaning it won't boot into windows 7 or windows 7 safe mode no matter what I try. The biggest problem here is that I have no windows 7 disc to even try to boot from my dvd drive.
 
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Answer:Lenovo IdeaPad Z570 - Crashed and now won't boot past opening lenovo screen

Are you able to get into the advanced boot menu by tapping F8? It might not be listed on the startup screen but it should still be there.
 
If not you can burn a repair disc from any PC with Windows 7. Theres steps from Microsoft Here.

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Hi All, I bought a new Lenovo Z510 59398016 on last Monday. I am facing the problem with the boot process.When I press the "Power Button", the system screen is turning on but, it freezes at LENOVO Logo. I have to start it with NOVO button->Normal Start up or I have to press Ctrl+Alt+Del at the time of LENOVO Logo to get start it... I already tried the Recovery Process and Resetting the PC From Trouble Shooting Menu.  Please help me , I want to see my laptop in Normal Situation. Please help me...

Answer:Start Up Problem(Hanges at Lenovo Logo) with Lenovo IdeaPad Z510 59398016

Hi Murali,
 
Welcome to Lenovo Community!
 
I?m sorry to hear that the computer is not booting to windows normally. I suggest you to reset the BIOS to its defaults and let me know if the issue persists.
 
Hope to hear back soon
 
Best Regards

Shiva Kumar






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I am totally disappointed in Lenovo's customer support. My lenovo 710s was bought less than 1 year ago (as of 10/6/2017, when I sent it in for repairs) and had 2 years warranty (1+1 year of extended warranty). I sent my laptop for repair due to a white spot issue on the monitor, affecting viewing of webpages and videos. However, the laptop was returned after 3 weeks without any fixes/repairs, as Lenovo claimed that it was a cosmetic issue. I wrote a message on their customer care website on 3/7/2017. However, they ignored me and there was no reply to date.  I thought Lenovo is a reliable and popular brand. However, it turned out to be a horrible decision, much to my dismay! 

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I had a virus a few days ago. I tried to delete the virus after downloading a scanner. My laptop rebooted and had a blue screen that gave me options to fix, reset to factory, etc however the keyboard wasn't working so I couldn't put in my password. The only option without the password was to reset totally so I did. After a while another screen popped up saying there was an issue with the resetting. Long story short when I reboot only the lenovo splash comes up, F2 and F12 at the bottom of the screen, and the curser in the top left corner blinks a few times and then disappears. I can't get it to boot for nothing. I am able to plug another keyboard in but now all I get is the black screen and have no options to reset. I've read that the bios is probably the issue but have not clue how to get this set back up. Won't read usb flash. Please help.

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 Hi, my name is Ben and i own a 2 year old Lenovo Y530 laptop with windows Vista Home Premium.Everything was working fine, when one day about a month and a half ago, i got the "blue screen of death".Better known as an error code, where your computer crashes.I then proceeded to re-install windows vista, where then it failed to install the updates, and only after a very short amount of time of actually being in the desktop of the computer, it crashed once more, giving the classic error message of it might be something new that was installed, or new hardware, when in reality i didn't install or add/remove any new equipment whatsoever.I bought this Laptop in the US 2 years ago in late 2008, and then moved to Israel.So here is the real problem, after checking the HDD for bugs, or viruses, it was fpormatted, and put back in, also following a system recovery from Lenovos one click recovery system.And found that neither the HDD, or the OS was trhe problem.So since i live in Israel, i sent it to my local Lenovo shop, where they said they do not fix these types of lenovo laptops!So how am i supposed to get to the bottom of this issue? if my local computer lenovo store does not fix my model of computer?I would like an answer ASAP because i need this computer for school and such, and the information that was lost is irrelevant, i would just like the computer to be functioning and stable again.Thank you, and much regards,Ben. 

Answer:Lenovo IdeaPad Y530 Crashed, not working, no tech support, need expert/lenovo technician advice

To be covered by warranty, your laptop must have IWS (International Warranty Service). That's the only way to get covered. http://consumersupport.lenovo.com/UserFiles/IWS/20100909035858_62.htm Best regards.





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Does anyone know the functions of the Lenovo Utility app? I am aware that it flashes up with an on screen symbol when the caps lock or num lock is pressed but what else can it do? I only ask as I want to disable it in order to stop the on screen notification that caps lock is on from appearing everytime I press the key. However I read somewhere that the app also handles the battery management and don't want to disable it if it will harm my pc. When I go into details in task manager it just appears as Lenovo Utility. So can I safley diable it? or will it cause an issue? Thanks   

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Hello! I am new to Lenovo and picked up my 1st laptop yesterday when my HP died. I have always had HP and grew tired of how easy they break & poor battery life, so I wanted to try a different band. I love the computer, the keyboard, track pad & screen are amazing. I bought the ideapad 320-15IAP for about $330 (Including tax) The specs at the store advertised 4.5-5 Hours of battery life, but I have not been able to get a charge better than 2 hours. For someone that uses my laptop at work and on the go, this will not do. Can any one offer up any advice? Does lenovo sell stronger batteries for ideapad that I can replace with this current battery?  My next issue is the Windows 10 update that you are forced to do, I have been trying to install it since 9PM last night, it is now 9PM tonight, a full 24 hours, and it has not fully installed. I have done my fair share of google searches and many people have had these same issues too, but no good solutions outside of deep computer hacking, I don't want to have to do that on a brand new computer. Thanks for any and all help!

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bought this laptop at around march 2014, perfectly fine, problem started about a week or 2 ago, when i press the power button it booted up to the lenovo screen and stucked there. the only 2 ways that i can boot it normally is by: 1. when its off, press onekey recovery and select normal startup2. when its off, keep holding the power button until it boots to the lenovo logo screen and release the power button after it shuts down from the lenovo logo screen, then press the power button. that way it will boot normally any possible explaination and solution? thanks

Answer:Lenovo ideapad 510 start up and stucks on lenovo logo screen

Hi  Edgarlee,
                                              
Welcome to Lenovo Community!        
                                                                    
As per the query we understood that you are facing issue with system stuck at Lenovo logo.
 
As per your query, please disconnect all the external devices and try to power on the system, try to boot to BIOS and check for the issue.
 
If you are able to boot to BIOS, try to load the BIOS default setting and check for the issue.
 
If you are not able to boot to BIOS then please perform a power drain by disconnecting all the external devices connected to the system, also remove the battery and shutdown the machine and press and hold the power button for 30 seconds and now connect adapter and battery and try to power on the system and check for the issue.
 
Hope this helps! Do post us back for further q... Read more

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New Yoga 700-141SK: Ran the Lenovo Support Center Hardware Scan and the Video Card Mathematical Operations Test has failed rendering the Report: WVC007002-UL7BPL. Is there a tried and proven solution out there? I have had a look at the solutions on the forum and am not satisfied that the solutions offered prove that the problem has been resolved. It is reasonable to expect Lenovo to make available a solution as a matter of course instead of end-users of "afflicted" Lenovo devices having to request/search for a solution(s).

























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Answer:Lenovo Ideapad Yoga 700-141SK Lenovo Support Cente...

Hi there, Wistert -
Thank you for writing in to the Lenovo Forum - happy to have you here today.
 
A service tip has been released concerning the WVC007002 Mathematical Operations Test error message.  This is a false negative and can be ignored; it does not affect the system's functionality or performance.
 
Link to Service Tip;
https://support.lenovo.com/us/en/solutions/HT105222
 
Update us how it goes.
 
 
 
 
Regards,
 
Tap that kudos button if I helped  If you find a post helpful and it answers your question, please mark it as an "Accepted Solution"! 

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Hi, having formatted the PC, with windows 10 original, I would need the original theme of lenovo ideapad 100-15IBD (I do not mean the background but the theme itself and how to install it permanently in the PC) and additionally, the stock app of lenovo. Thank you very much kind regards!

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I have an Asus R558ur which work fast than IdeaPad 310, The quality of my Asus laptop is better than this Lenovo laptop. The Asus laptop cost me 36K and this Lenovo laptop cost me 45K. Lenovo laptop comes full of garbage apps (MC Afee), blah blah, If I run both sides by side. From now on I will never use any lenovo product and will never guide anyone to use lenovo anymore. Done! 1. Asus laptop has a keyboard and better shift key ( In Lenovo it's small).2. VS run faster on Intel 6200u based Asus then Lenovo. 3. Lenovo runs Lenovo.imcontroller and too many s** in the pc. Why the hell Lenovo not even tested the thing they ship. Did Lenovo hardware team even test the keyboard quality before shipping the product? Quality of Lenovo product is worst

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i was downloading some tv shows named whatevergoeshere.dat files until their done downloading which they then become video files after they finish downloading but i right clicked one and chose "open with">>choose program>>windows media player" before it was done downloading and now all my srthsgf.dat files that were downloading have smaller windows media player signs on them,even the software programs i was downloading. is there any way i can reverse the damage other than perhaps system restore? ive tweaked my computer a great deal since its last save point and would not like to redo it if i dont have to.

thanks for any help,i know it doesnt hurt anything but it being like that just bugs me
 

Answer:selected "open with"and now all the files of that kind open that way

Right click the dat.reg.txt attachment below, select "save target as"
Save the file somewhere safe, eg. desktop

First, go to:
Control Panel -> Folder Options -> View tab
Make sure "hide extensions for known file types" is NOT checkmarked.

Now, right click the saved file,
select "rename"
Remove the .txt section at the end, so the file now becomes:
dat.reg

You should see the icon change to a Registry file icon.

Now simply double click this dat.reg file to merge it into your registry.

You may need to reboot for changes to take effect.
 

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I have an annoying problem that I can't seem to fix, or that doesn't seem to go away. My windows explorer keeps crashing constantly upon the opening of ANY folder. Be it "my computer" "documents" or simply the folder I've named "junk" on my desktop.

I've tried turning of all applications (msconfig->services) using selective boot-up.
I've ran sfc /scannow and it tells me I've got file corruption, but that it is unable to fix.
I've run windows in safe mode, but the same problem persists even there.
I've also tried a system restore - which I was told would be ineffective, something I found to be true.

I was told to copy some files in the c:/ folder, but since windows explorer crashes before I can get there, such suggestions are moot.

I cannot run scandisk, because I cannot reach that part of the computer. All other applications run perfectly.

I'm running an Asus G74SX:
Intel Core i7 2670QM / 2.2 GHz
500 GB Hybrid Drive / 7200 opm
Serial ATA-300
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 560M - 3 GB GDDR5 SDRAM

I'm at a loss as to what to do - and my options seem limited.

Answer:Windows Explorer crashing whenever i open folders (of any kind)

Hello MazrimusTM and welcome to SevenForums,

Sometimes running sfc /scannow up to 3 times one after the other is able to fix corruptions. If you have already tried that, then you might consider doing a Repair Install. This tutorial will explain what you need to do:

Repair Install

Regards,
Golden

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When I try to associate a file with a program by clicking on "Always use the selected program to open this kind of file" it is greyed out. I double click on the file I want to open, select the program (Sigmaview) from the list of progams and the file opens but I don't want to have to select the program from the list every time I need to open a file of this type. Does anyone know how to enable the "Always use the selected program to open this kind of file" tick box?

Answer:Always use the selected program to open this kind of file is greyed out

Follow the directions here - you may have to create a Dword entry if it doesn't exist.

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/555076

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Hi All, I just bought an E125 during an extended trip to Thailand.  It's a great little machine and it's a shame Lenovo doesn't bother selling it in North America (where I'm from).  My problem is that the keyboard I got on my machine is different from the one I was shown at the shop.  I looked up the part number for the keyboard and realized that Lenovo actually has two different FRU numbers for their keyboards for this model (as well as the X121).  The keyboard I have has a very shallow key travel that is noticeably less than the one in the shop.  A friend has the same machine and he got one of the good ones -- nice deep key travel that we expect from a Thinkpad.  Why does Lenovo permit its keyboards to made differently and then insist they are interchangeable?.  They are not.  Lenovo is well know for this pracitce as many Thinkpad owners know that there are three different manufacturers for their other models.  I am a former owner of a T60 that has experienced the Chicony and the Alps keyboards.  There is a definite difference there, although happily the key travel was the same.  This difference between mine (FRU: 04W0978) and the other in the shop is huge.  The quality control really needs to be beefed up.  I called Lenovo Singapore and they referred me back to the store.  I'm not holding much hope on that front since it's not their fault that Lenovo can't figure out a way to only man... Read more

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I Hibernated my g570 having  32 bit win 7 like i do a lot of times. Now the pc won't start. What happens is Lenovo screen>blank screen>lenovo screen and so on. Can't load to safe mode. If I try pressing F8 or any other key for that matter, it just starts beeping. Tried resetting bios settings. Tried reinserting ram and hdd. Basically everything i could find on the forum and still it isnt working. I really need my pc and the projects inside it. Please suggest ways to fix it. 

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I Hibernated my g570 having  32 bit win 7 like i do a lot of times. Now the pc won't start. What happens is Lenovo screen>blank screen>lenovo screen and so on. Can't load to safe mode. If I try pressing F8 or any other key for that matter, it just starts beeping. Tried resetting bios settings. Tried reinserting ram and hdd. Basically everything i could find on the forum and still it isnt working. I really need my pc and the projects inside it. Please suggest ways to fix it. 

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I recently factory reset my laptop and it said it was missing some things and shut off. Later, I turned it off and all it does is show the ?Lenovo? screen, goes black, then grey in a endless loop. How can I fix this problem?

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Hello, I need help on my Lenovo Companion app with it's dust removal option.
 
I just bought my Lenovo ideapad 700 for a week now.
 
Previously I had the dust removal option in the Lenovo Quick Optimizer widget on taskbar.
 
After I turned it on, the option never existed anymore in the quick widget and even in Lenovo Companion app itself.
 
Would really love to see this feature again in my new laptop.
 
 
Moderator comment: Subject edited to match message text.

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it's literally pissing me off... fps keeps dropping really low, and screens keeps displaying every 2 minutes i changed the power plan thingy to and it didn't fix **bleep**...... really disapointed :/

Answer:Hello are Lenovo items refundable? I got the Lenovo y510p Ideapad

I fixed the fps problem just had to change my nvidia setting lol but still don't know how to fix the screen display thingy if any one could help me out that would be great because i cannot watch movies like this :/

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Hello, I need help on my Lenovo Companion app with it's dust removal option. I just bought my Lenovo ideapad 700 for a week now. Previously I had the dust removal option in the Lenovo Quick Optimizer widget on taskbar. After I turned it on, the option never existed anymore in the quick widget and even in Lenovo Companion app itself. Would really love to see this feature again in my new laptop.

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Hello everyone. I am Big Guy Zee and I've just signed up to the lenovo forums today with an issue that you guys could help me with. I've had my IBM T42 (model-type 2373-Q91) for over a year now and it's not too bad, it came with 1GB of RAM but as most of you know it can take 2GB of RAM. It can still be slow at times so I'm considering an upgrade. Now unfortunately, Im pretty sure that both of my RAM slots are used up. One slot is easy to access (in the base, which is being used up) but the other is underneath the keyboard! (come on, why under there?) I know a place where I can get a couple of cheap1GB RAM sticks but there is one problem, for me to access that heard-to-reach slot I have to un-screw a lot of screws, and I can't find a decent screwdriver that's the right size. I've used the smallest I could find but still no luck. So I was wondering, have any of you taken out the keyboard of your T42? What type of screwdriver did you use? Was it special in any way? Could I find it online (seeing as I'm from the UK)?  I've got an OK screwdriver for the easy slot but a part of me wants to upgrade in full. Can you help? Thank you













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Answer:A screwdriver for my T42...

Download this PDF: ftp://ftp.software.ibm.com/pc/pccbbs/mobiles_pdf/39t6192_01.pdf And got to Document page 79 (PDF page 85) and follow the instructions. hth Madi

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Hi there, I have to take off from a netbook its screen. On various it forums it says I need a flathead or a phillips screw driver. Thing is though is that I imaagine that there are lots of those around, so can you tell me which one I need? TIABelcanto

Answer:What screwdriver do I need?

Flat (electrical) screwdriver 3mm. Philips #0 or Philips #1A pack of jewellers screwdrivers has these sizes.Magnetic bit holders with an assortment of bits are useful. Or a tiny piece of BluTak moulded onto tip is useful when removing/replacing screws in recesses.CD/DVD marker pen (fine). Mark cables and connectors as you take them apart.Take static precautions frequently. Especially if you move around over a carpet.I stick a screwdriver into the earth of a socket. Or touch water pipe/radiator bare metal (lick finger)Not through paint, its an insulator. Good lighting/workarea/torch/magnifying glass.Use fingers and nails or flat metal when prising plastic pieces apart. Screwdriver will chew the plastic.Download the maintenance service manual guide beforehand. And look for YouTube videos for your model or general ones.Google "how to replace laptop screen"Print out if no second computer to see while laptop in bits.I usually squeeze a blob or 4 of superglue onto a piece of scrap paper and dip the screws in and get the tiniest amount of glue possible on the end of the screw when reassembling.Use the magnet bit or screwdriver + BluTak when doing this.I don't have nice red, green or blue Threadlock.It doesn't lock the screws in permanently, just helps them stop coming loose inside.I think that's all except good luck and take your time.

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anyone know where I can get a screwdriver that fits the back
of my computer. It is a compaq laptop, the screws are not
straight or philips, the are a sort of "star" shape and very tiny.
I tries a eyeglass screw set driver but that was too small.
Thanks
 

Answer:Where to get Screwdriver at ?

You're referring to either hex or, more likely, torx. I've always had the best luck with Craftsman tools (at almost any Sears). You could also check Radio Shack.
 

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hello all. I need a new motherboard for my lenovo sl400. Some questions I have are: Can I find a cheap mother board like 50 to 100 bucks on say newegg.com or tigerdirect.com? Or do I have to buy a motherboard specifically for this model.... I don't want to spend too much...My budget isn't huge. Will any microform motherboard fit or does it need to be specific to Ibm lenovo sl400?... Can you point me to a link or links to low cost motherboards for this brand or that will work with this brand? thank you in advance for your help?

Answer:need a mother board for my ibm lenovo sl400 What kind can I get for a cheap price?...

These motherboards are not available on the market as new. They are specifically built for the SL400 and no other motherboards are intercompatible with it like desktop pc motherboards.
 
a second hand motherboard would generally cost you 300 dollars if you are lucky. 
 
So what happened to your Sl400 and why do you need a new motherboard?
 
If you didn't damage the laptop by yourself, there is the option for post warranty warranty, where you can get your laptop fixed. It would be cheaper than you sourcing your own motherboard and replacing it.

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Hi!My short storry here: I have Ideapad 700 15ISK nb. and Lenovo P2 smartphone. I vant mirroring the P2 screen to the notebook, but it was wrong - "Error happened on connecting! Try again to connect to <notebook name>..."So, it's possible, notebook wifi card( Intel dual Band AC 3165) not compatible my smartphone wifi?I ask hungarian Lenovo community, they said, it's android problem (Android 6.0.1).Otherwise the phone is able to connect other Lenovo nb. modell and other.Is it the reason why I would like change the nb. wifi module.Please, help me choose the best wifi module or find the solution to connection. Best regards: telex00

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Question: Tiny screwdriver

I'm replacing the backlight in my Toshiba Portege and can't find a screwdriver small enough. I bought a set described as 'watchmakers' containing Phillips 000, but it aint small enough. What size crosshead screwdriver should I ask for ..... basically if you can see it, it aint small enough.

Answer:Tiny screwdriver

try a sharp pointed thin bladed knife, take care of course

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My fan has become really loud. So, I thought its about time to clean the inside of my computer and the fan. But what I did was, I opened up the fan case using a magnetic screwdriver (Idiot Me). I did not touch any of circuits and actual hardware with the screwdriver. I did it this morning and every things seems fine except that firefox is acting up. Unto the question: I was wondering am I likely to see any damage done to my computer later on?Thank you

Answer:Magnetic Screwdriver

The connection between Firefox and your magnetic screwdriver should  be practically non-existant. What kind of problems do you have with Firefox?

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Although I do not do a lot of fiddling around with computer parts, I have recently removed a HDD and CD/DVD drive from a old laptop to place in enclosures. I managed with the small screwdrivers that I had in my possession until I came to removing the bracket from the back of the cd/dvd dive so that I could place it in the caddy, and found that nothing I had would fit the 2 small screws that held the bracket on.Trying to use the wrong type will only make things worse. My question is are all computer screws the same type e.g. Posidrive, Philips, Torx ect and can you recomnend a screwdriver set that will cover what I may need.

Answer:computer screwdriver set

I bought a set of 2 screwdrivers from qvc which had interchangeable bits. They came in 2 sizes normal and very small. They also have the advantage of a flexible shaft if you need to get into awkward places. The screws on most caddies are normally philips type and any multibit set should do.

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I have opened my lenovo yoga to upgrade the ssd but don't have a phillips screwdriver small enough for the screws holdingthe metal piece down. I went to radioshack and the smallest they had was 00, which was too big. Ive looked on amazon but am not sure which size I need. It looks like it's measured in mm. Any help? Thanks.

Answer:Help w/ screwdriver for upgrading SSD

hi gerbila,
 
Welcome to the Lenovo Forums.
 
According to page 41 of the hardware maintenance manual, the type of screw on the SSD is a:
 

 
You will need a screwdriver like this or similar to remove it.
 
 
Hope this helps.
 

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Hello I have been fighting issues with my external monitor not turning back on after sleep. I have it set to hybrid mode, I understand the other fix is to set it to discrete mode but my other laptop of the same type does wake up after moving the mouse in hybrid mode. I tried multiple things. 1.) Updated Intel Management Drivers and Software 2.) Updated Thunderbolt Software 3.) Used Graphic Driver Uninstaller and to no avail.  I also installed every update for Windows 10 on their web site. The other fix is to enable and disable the NVIDIA driver in the and that wakes up the HDMI port it seems, but that should not be the case, I would like it to just turn on with the flick of the mouse or button like my other laptop. Is it a failing graphic card of Nvidia or Intels end? I do notice after the monitor sleeps the NVIDIA drivers control panel settings go missing. I already uninstalled completely and reinstalled the drivers but my computer is still having this problem. Are their any suggestions on Lenovo's end or fixes? I bought this laptop from Amazon and I also joined a 3 year support service from them.


























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Answer:Lenovo P50 - HDMI External Monitor Not Working After Sleep (My Other Laptop of the Same Kind does)

Have you compared the Power Option settings on the two laptops to see if they match as well?Do the two systems share the same monitor, and if not, how is your monitor configured, does it have an option to set the input source to HDMI vs. automatically detecting the source?When in the mode where the screen does not turn back on, what happens if you press the following key combination Windows Key + Shift + Ctrl + B  (forces a reset of graphics cards) do you hear a beep and your screen wake up?     That key combination sometimes works to wake the monitors, and while not a solution, it may be a work around until you find a permanent one. Best of luck, 

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Hi guys, well yeah, I accidentally the bottom part of my motherboard of my laptop under the mouse buttons, not sure what I hit as I see no scratches but my sound no longer works. I have reset bios and reinstalled drivers to see if that would reset it or something but the problem is still there. Any ideas on if I have short circuited it and if there is a repair?

The laptop is an Acer aspire 5630. Running Win 7 if that matters

thanks for your time
 

Answer:Hit screwdriver on motherboard, no more sound

Oh and both speakers and headphones do not work
 

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I'm looking to upgrade my W530 with a 3720M processor and 4 GB factory RAM. I can't find out my RAM's specifications like voltage, timing or mhz from the BIOS and I don't want to run into compatibility issues, so can anyone suggest some compatible 8 GB RAM sticks, as well as a screwdriver or screwdriver kit to remove the back two screws? Thanks.

Answer:W530 compatible RAM + Screwdriver

Pompous, 
 
Here is your Hardware Maintenance Manual:
http://support.lenovo.com/en_US/guides-and-manuals/detail.page?DocID=UM014941
 
Your PSREF will show you how much RAM is supported depending on your processor, etc.  You can have up to 16GB in the dual-core model and up to 32GB in the quad-core model. 
 
The PSREF is here:
http://www.lenovo.com/psref/pdf/tabook.pdf
 
Any PC3-10600 1333MHz DDR3, non-parity, dual-channel capable RAM is supported. 
 
The W530 ships with memory under the keyboard.  It should be easy to install additional modules by removing the bottom memory door cover.  I think any small screwdriver should work fine.
 
Your System Service Parts List is here:
http://download.lenovo.com/parts/ThinkPad/W530_FRU_BOM.pdf
 
Hope this helps.
 





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where can i find one of these sets that include ones that work with hdd's and other screws that arent the positive or negative tips on themie. hdd's have wierd shaped ones on them

Answer:computer repair screwdriver set.

click herecheap too...(santos7)

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i was looking inside my computer and saw something in a slot that was a little loose. i got a screwdriver and tried screwing it in but the screwdriver fell and hit the motherboard. i got the screwdriver out and put the side of te case back on and tried turning on the computer but it wont work! please help i used my spending money to eat only 2 nutella sandwiches a day to save up for this! please help
 

Answer:Help screwdriver hit motherboard when screwing something in!!

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My External Cirago CST 4000 stopped working so I'm Taking it Apart to get the Hard drive out Of The case. I Don't Know What Kind of Screwdriver I need To Take Out These Kind Of Screws..

This Is The Picture Of The Screws.. Please HELP ME




 

Answer:What screwdriver do I need for my Cirago CST 4000?

The type of fastener appears to be security torx although it would have been better if the photo view was straight on. There are different sizes but it's hard to tell from a picture what size this is. Security torx usually comes as a bit socket. This one will be 1/4" drive or 3/8" drive.
 

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Hello guys
I have a pc with corei7 cpu and asus motherboard
while moving into new place I happend that the case bumbed againsed hard surfaces 2 times. so when I tried to start my pc it did not work. actually it was no POST ,no display case, simply the desktop start and then shuts down after couple of seconds. when I opened the case I found that the heatsink was litle bit displaced and not attached properly , ant way I fixed it in place but still the same problem again no-post and no-display and eventually the whole thing shut down .
again I opened up the case and started by removing memory sticks and video card one by one,here where I noticed that the start botton stoped working and I cannot start the desktop at all . I have noticed that the motherboard botton is on , I tried to check the power switch cable but it was in place any way I took it off and tried to start it using the screwdriver-short method , but nothing happened
what does that mean is all dead !!!!

thank you so much for reading this long description
 

Answer:PC won't start even with the screwdriver-short

The best way to check if everything is working is to bench test the entire kit.

make sure you have a clear working area and ideally an antistatic surface.


Remove all components such as RAM, Graphics Cards, Hard Drives, Optical Drives etc
Now remove the motherboard from the casing and place on a flat clean surface.
Remove PSU unit form case.
Check to see if the motherboard has a VGA port on it. If it does then plug your monitor into the VGA port. If it doesnt you will need to plug in your graphics card to use the monitor.
Insert a RAM module into the Primary RAM slot on the motherboard. This is normally the one CLOSEST to the CPU socket & heatsink. Also plug in the PSU unit. -

NOTE: some graphcis cards require a molex adapter from the PSU unit to work properly
Turn on and using "the screw driver" method conect the two power pins on the mothorboard start panel. IF everything is working the PC should BOOT and you should get a POST screen and be able to get access to the BIOS.
Hopefully if everything is ok you should now be able to rebuild your tower by pluggin in the hard drive and optical drive ect and seeing if you can BOOT to the OS.

If you are still having problems AT STEP 6 you may wish to try replacing the memory modules or removing the CPU and heatsink and reinstalling them. It could be that some pins got damaged etc. Also try replacing any SATA (or IDE) cables just in case they got damaged.

NOTE: When removing the CPU, if you do, I recomm... Read more

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Hey guys, just wondering, will a magnetic screwdriver mess anything up in a computer if you work on it with one?

Answer:will a magnet screwdriver mess anything up?

Ive used them before and not messed anything up ... but i am not 100% sure that you won't mess anything up. I don't think anything in there is sensitive to magnets. Not like a TV picture tube.

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i keep having ads play when no windows are open elporer keeps shutting down a window pops up saing run 32dl or dl32 wants to run then some virus things opens and pops up multiple warning windows and wont let nothin open i have to do system restore then its fine for a day or 2 then does the same thing


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DDS (Ver_2011-08-26.01) - NTFSAMD64
Internet Explorer: 9.0.8112.16421
Run by 1435 at 13:20:21 on 2011-11-12
Microsoft? Windows Vista? Home Premium 6.0.6002.2.1252.1.1033.18.4094.2294 [GMT -6:00]
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SP: Windows Defender *Disabled/Updated* {D68DDC3A-831F-4fae-9E44-DA132C1ACF46}
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============== Running Processes ===============
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C:\Windows\system32\wininit.exe
C:\Windows\system32\lsm.exe
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k DcomLaunch
C:\Windows\system32\nvvsvc.exe
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k rpcss
C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalServiceNetworkRestricted
C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalSystemNetworkRestricted
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k GPSvcGroup
C:\Windows\system32\SLsvc.exe
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k LocalService
C:\Windows\system32\nvvsvc.exe
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Answer:having ads play without window being open shuttitng down explorer and popping up some kind of virus thing

also if i try to seach for something in eplorer an click on a link it redirects me

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i am lost as to which screwdriver i need to remove the cover around the fan and heat sink, my p 10 is over heating now all the time and im hoping its because, of dust and dirt that has been sucked in over the last year and a half, the screws i need to open are an actual star shaped screw, not the normal philips star like the rest of the screws on the unit, I hope someone here can point me in the right direction as to where i can get one of these scredrivers........... thank you

Answer:what screwdriver to use to remove fan cover on satellite p10

Hi

Sorry but your question is a little bit laughable for me. Before you wait for some answer Google a little bit around or ask in some store for tool kit.

My last notebook was Satellite P20. It is the similar unit just a little bit bigger but with the same screws. It is not recommended to use non-original screwdriver but I have done it. Please don?t do this because of screw damaging.


Bye

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Ok, I had an older computer in which I had to touch some pins with a screwdriver to start it up. Well last night after turning the computer off but using a screwdriver (while he computer was frozen), I tried to turn it back on and for some reason it is having some problems. Maybe I'm not using the correct object or started touching the pins in the wrong direction, but someone who is experienced in this please give me some proper directions.
 

Answer:Touching the motherboard with a screwdriver to start it up

The only pins on the board that are going to turn the system on are the power switch pins or if it is already on the reset switch pins.

I think it would be a good idea to replace the power switch and use that instead of a screwdriver.

If you really need to, swap the reset switch leads with the power switch leads. You can now turn the system on with the reset switch; you just do not have reset capability.
 

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Answer:Solved: using a slightly magnetized screwdriver

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Hi,
I want to remove the cover of a Dell XPS 15 9560 to change the hard drive and the thermal paste.
What type of screwdriver I need?.

What about this set of screwdrivers:
www.amazon.com/.../ref=sr_1_8

Answer:Screwdriver type to disassemble a Dell XPS 15 9560

You'll need a small Phillips screwdriver and a T5 Torx driver as well.

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KB
 

Answer:Curious screwdriver - Toshiba Satellite Pro Laptop

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My fault. His user account was the admin. He isnt a computer "idiot" so to speak, but has plenty of friends who I wouldn't let use the eraser on my pencil, much less his computer. I figured he'd keep people from screwing it up, I was wrong.

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Create new admin account, for myself. I need full control/all/all/special permissions yadda yadda yadda. Assuming I just need to add it to the "Administrators" group? Anything else I need to do?

Disable old admin account.

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Answer:How to prevent windows 7 users from jamming a screwdriver into the OS?

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Remote desktop only works if you configure a way to get through his router to the computer (assuming his computer doesn't have a public IP). remote assiance would require something to start the session as far as i know.
 

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What screwdriver do I need??

Thanks

Answer:Satellite R830-143 - what screwdriver do I need to remove RAM cover?

I don?t have this notebook model but it cannot be so complicated to identify which screws are used.
Compare screws with screw types and use right screwdriver.

It cannot be so problematic.

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It can be a bit confusing... You need either a Google Cloud Ready printer connected to your internet or you need a Windows/Apple computer with Chrome installed, connected to your internet, sharing an older printer. Once you have either of those setup you can print through Google Cloud Print.

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Which part of the memory specifications defines where abouts the slot is on the actual memory module is?

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Soz if im not very good at explaining,

can anyone help?
 

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