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Lenovo Companion v.3.72.1.0 - not working on flex 3 1580 after upgrade to Windows 10 1703

Question: Lenovo Companion v.3.72.1.0 - not working on flex 3 1580 after upgrade to Windows 10 1703

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respected all,lenovo companion not working properly after upgrade to Windows 10 v 1703 (creator update)its shows errror even after update of system interface foundation driver Modle no: flex 3 1580 type 80R4system interfae foundation driver v 1.0.76.0lenovo companion v 3.72.1.0Windows 10 - 1703  requsted to all please informe me if any has fix for above issue.i had attached screen shot for above reported problem too. thank     

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Hi, I was thinking of buying this hybrid:https://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?item=N82E16834332513 And then upgrading it with this:https://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?item=N82E16820250085 I'm not clear on whether this voids the warranty or not? As close as I can understand it, it "may" if I mess something up? I've opened at least 100 laptops without messing anything up, so I'm confident I can do it without damaging anything, but I have also seen motherboards and touchscreens die in the first year, and don't want to mess up that part of the warranty for an SSD upgrade. I figured I'd make sure it powered on, then shutdown, crack it open, install the M.2 SSD, clone everything over, wipe the old SSD once into windows, and then finally perform the product registration. (Which uploads all your hardware specs? So they'd know everything was A-Okay with the new drive in place?) Thoughts? Anyone got more info on how strict they are with self service?

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Hello everyone. I must say that it is a lovely laptop but the touch screen issue is making me very upset. I called  Lenovo and Microsoft support and those people doesn't even have a bit of knowledge. Many incertain process and lot of doubts in them. But it can't be a hardware problem. I bought it 1 week ago and when I opened the factory sealed box the touch screen worked perfectly! And a few hours later would stop working. No pen and touch input available, no hid compliant touch screen in device manager. I read almost every thread about this complain in this forum. Tried everything without success. The laptop is 99% good.. But without the touch screen is like trash. Hope someone can understand and if there's a solution, please tell me and I beg you send me specifics links or specifics procedures, please don't tell me "go to support.lenovo.com"  or "do a system recovery or windows 10 update", etc. Thank you. 

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Hello everyone. I must say that it is a lovely laptop but the touch screen issue is making me very upset. I called  Lenovo and Microsoft support and those people doesn't even have a bit of knowledge. Many incertain process and lot of doubts in them. But it can't be a hardware problem. I bought it 1 week ago and when I opened the factory sealed box the touch screen worked perfectly! And a few hours later would stop working. No pen and touch input available, no hid compliant touch screen in device manager. I read almost every thread about this complain in this forum. Tried everything without success. The laptop is 99% good.. But without the touch screen is like trash. Hope someone can understand and if there's a solution, please tell me and I beg you send me specifics links or specifics procedures, please don't tell me "go to support.lenovo.com"  or "do a system recovery or windows 10 update", etc. Thank you. 

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Hello all,

I have a problem installing windows 7 on my new windows 10 laptop. I find it very weird how I change settings in the BIOS to support all legacy stuff like windows 7 and I try to boot from USB all the way to dvd and nothing works. What I mean is when it is done booting, it says " No drivers were found" and there's not a hard drive for me to choose windows 7. It's weird though because there are windows 7 drivers on the official support page, yet I can't install it?

I just need to see a hard drive listed but nothing pops up, and yes I've formatted it already using diskpart.


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Hello any masters out there who can help I would really appreciate it.I am a High School Freshman and upgraded my Flex 3 couple weeks ago and everything seems OK but I lost my touch screen feature and noticed today the camera doesnt work either. Only answer i could get from school tech dept. was to downgrade back to windows 8 but i dont think thats right answer either.  Anyone else experience or fix this??? thanks Dom

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Hi,I upgraded my lenovo machine from win8.1 to win10 recently. Now brightness(reduce) key and down arrow key alone are not working(before upgrade, all the keys were working). Now all the other keys are working fine, except these 2. I dont think it could be because of dust. When i tried in safe mode only those 2 keys were not working. Please help.  

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I just tested my camera after my upgrade to Windows 10 and it's not working.  I double checked the settings and it all looks fine. I checked to see if maybe it was just the camera app but, the camera is not working in anything.  All I get is a grey screen with a camera icon with a line through it. I have the newest drivers from the Lenovo support site but, still not working.  Any ideas? Thanks in advance    

Answer:Lenovo Flex 3 1570 internal camera not working after Windows 10 upgrade

Have you found a solution to this problem?  I am having the same issue.

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My screen has been plagued by yellowing in the corners but the digitizer is perfectly fine. I was wondering if anyone has any answers on whether or not you can just replace the lcd on laptop without replacing the whole screen/digitizer. the whole screen is 150 dollars and a lcd is just around 50-100. Also if you can point me to any part # or repair manuals that would be great. Thanks

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I am writing to ask that you please update support for Lenovo flex 3 1580for windows 10.This model is sold as 80R40008USall over the place, and many are getting this computer with windows 10 reinstalled.It does not make sense that Lenovo supports the older model processor found in the 1570 but not the 1580.Lenovo should stand behind their products even if sold on amazon (through prime directly from them new!).Otherwise it should have an ad that all products not bought at Lenovo are not supported.The laptop is quite buggy in the Windows 10 environment. A little research shows that this is quite common, and is not an issue with my particular unit. It is especially buggy with the display/graphics, and it went black some, or does not react well to switching to tablet mode and back. I contacted lenovo chat and the reply was that this model is not supported or tested with windows 10.  It has the newer i5 6200U in it ! I think you would agree that a laptop this new, should be clearly supported and worked on for drivers etc. to operate well with Windows 10.Just because it is sold elsewhere, and directly through Lenovo does not mean they should just forgo any support for it. What otyher company says, if you did not buy it directly from us, we will deny we know anything of the model number or support it.That is very unpleasant for Lenovo consumers.Please fix issues with windows 10 immediately. Thank you

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I recently purchased a new Pioneer DDJ SB2 DJ controller. Upon downloading the neccessary software and firmware from Serato DJ and Pioneer, I connected my controller to my computer via usb cord provided by Pioneer. However, when I opened Serato to start playing around, a error message came up saying that my hardware was disconnected. I looked up support from Serato as I thought it was a software issue. I quickly realized it wasn't after going through all the troubleshooting steps they provided. I then asked my friend to try out the program on his computer (MacBook), to see if it was a software issue or a computer problem. As expected it instantly worked on his laptop without any issues. I determined it was a problem with my computer. I took it to Geek Squad so they could have a look. Unable to fix it, they believe its a Windows 10 issue. So now I am coming to Lenovo to see if they can fix this problem. I find it ridiculous that out of nowhere my computer can no longer detect a usb plug in from my iPhone, external harddrive, and DJ controller.  Has anybody else had these issues?Specs: Windows 10Version 1607Intel Core i78.00GB RAM64-bit operating system

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Please help! I've been using sleep mode for pretty much the entire time that I have had this laptop (one month plus).  This is the first time I sent it into sleep mode for the evening and awoke the next day to find that the laptop refuses to wake up.  The keyboard will light up merrily along with the power button, but the screen will not turn on.  The fans are also running full tilt.  I can hear them running loud and clear, which is abnormal as during normal operations I cannot hear this machine running at all.  After having a jet engine for a previous laptop, this was one of my favorite features of the Flex 3. I have tried doing a ton of different things to get the laptop to wake up again including power resets and using the Novo button.  Nothing has worked.  If I could get at the battery and motherboard battery without voiding my warranty, I would.  My only solution is to try to run the battery down by leaving it on with the keyboard lights as bright as they will go and let the fan run like a jet engine.  Hopefully this will drain the battery in faster than the 4 days that everyone else was reporting.  Anyways, I don't know how everyone's Flex 3's lasted that long on battery anyways.  Mine kept turning itself on. The point of this post is to ask what I can do so that this issue never crops up again.   I love this machine, but if this becomes a recurring problem, I'm going to have to can it and g... Read more

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Sometimes when I'm using my Lenovo Flex 3, the screen suddenly turns blue and it does not respond unless I hold the power button to force it to shut down. Here are some errors/stopcodes which I've also received on other occasions. Any suggestions/advice would be appreciated! Thanks

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Hi,As soon as I switch my laptop, I can see the desktop top image with pink and fuzzy look. It stared with yellow dull screen at he beginning before the pink color shown up. The screen will be in dull yellow while I open chrome or any white background appllication. The pink clor comes up if I open a video or any other apps without white background. This also come in safe mode. I have done the graphic driver update and see the same problem. Dont know what is the actual reason. Please help me..!!

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I recently purchased a new Pioneer DDJ SB2 DJ controller. Upon downloading the neccessary software and firmware from Serato DJ and Pioneer, I connected my controller to my computer via usb cord provided by Pioneer. However, when I opened Serato to start playing around, a error message came up saying that my hardware was disconnected. I looked up support from Serato as I thought it was a software issue. I quickly realized it wasn't after going through all the troubleshooting steps they provided. I then asked my friend to try out the program on his computer (MacBook), to see if it was a software issue or a computer problem. As expected it instantly worked on his laptop without any issues. I determined it was a problem with my computer. I took it to Geek Squad so they could have a look. Unable to fix it, they believe its a Windows 10 issue. So now I am coming to Lenovo to see if they can fix this problem. I find it ridiculous that out of nowhere my computer can no longer detect a usb plug in from my iPhone, external harddrive, and DJ controller.  Has anybody else had these issues?Specs: Windows 10Version 1607Intel Core i78.00GB RAM64-bit operating system

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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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My old W8.1 Flex 15 has it in the apps, and I use it to blow out internal dust, and to also reset the battery condition gauge.  I see this Lenovo Utility listed in the add/remove programs area of the control panel of my Flex-3 1580, but can't find it elsewhere to get it to run.  How can I get this Lenovo Utility to open, and use its features.  Thank you.
 
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I can not find link of update file for BIOS on official support site.Lenovo companion offers download BIOS update of another types laptops(YOGA 3), but I don't want do it. I think it's dangerous.What should i do? 

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I have had my lenovo flex 4 1580 for less than a year, and while I love it there seem to be problems. And I am a law student so this is causing me a lot of anxiety. In the last few weeks the computer has started to freeze, and requires me to physically press the power button to restart it. I have tried a system recovery before the installation of windows 10 creative, I have tried unistalling/reinstalling java, I continue to check my system for updates. I have disabled the background apps. I am not running alot just mozillafoxfire, microsoft word, spotity (maybe), google chrome, and that is about it. And yet the CPU and or memory will  just shoot through the roof and it will freeze. It feels like there is some big program running in the backgroud but I have checked the task master and I do not know what it is..... Now it says that the computer is plugged in and it is not charging...I have checked the conservation mode is off, I tried the settings airplane mode is off,  I do not see any other other problems...am I missing something. I am hoping that these problems can be fixed, quickly, 

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My old W8.1 Flex 15 has it in the apps, and I use it to blow out internal dust, and to also reset the battery condition gauge.  I see this Lenovo Utility listed in the add/remove programs area of the control panel of my Flex-3 1580, but can't find it elsewhere to get it to run.  How can I get this Lenovo Utility to open, and use its features.  Thank you.
 
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I have a Lenovo Flex 4 1580, I have enclosed a screen shot, it is "Plugged in and not charging" ? How do I fix this? I tried restoring to a recover point, a full system wipe and reinstalling windows, but so far nothing has worked. What do I do?


























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Can the device (USB 3.0 TO VGA/HDMI ADAPTER) with 2 external screens be used in Lenovo - Flex 4 1580 plus its own HDMI port to connect the 3rd screen?

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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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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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I have received two updates from Windows Update in settings on Windows 10. They are for the Flex 4-1580 and they are Lenovo Firmware 2.22.0, which released on 2/23/2017,  which failed to install, and Lenovo Firmware 2.23.0, which released on 3/24/2017, which failed to install as well. I was wondering if anyone has faced the same issues, and if so, how you may have gone about to resolve it. 
 
 
Thanks.
 
 
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I've searched the Lenovo site and can not find the replacement part number for my laptop (Flex 3-1580, Model 0007US, Machine Type 80R4, SN R90HAFJB) digitizer screen.  Can anyone provide me with a link to the part needed and a video/pdf on how to do the replacement? Thanks 

Answer:Lenovo Flex 3-1580 digitizer screen replacement

Hi there, the part number for the digitizer assembly is 5D10K42174, here's one on eBay; http://www.ebay.com/itm/5D10K42174-Lenovo-Flex-15-6-FHD-LED-LCD-Touch-Screen-Glass-Digitizer-Assembl...
 
Refer to the HMM (pg 59) for instructions on replacing the screen: https://download.lenovo.com/consumer/mobiles_pub/lenovo_flex_3_1480_flex_3_1580_hmm_201509.pdf
 
Plus, here's service training videos: http://lenovolearning.bhivesoft.com/bhive/t/1004/course_launch_frame.jsp?id=8173
 
 

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I have a lenovo flex 3 1580 80r4 laptop the one with the nvidia 940m graphics card, this one -> https://www.cnet.com/products/lenovo-flex-3-1580-80r4-15-6-core-i7-6500u-8-gb-ram-1-tb-hdd-80r40007u...  anyways my daughter got a few drops of something sticky (soda) under the keys, it wasnt enough to damage anything, but now a few of the keys are a bit sticky when u press them, my question is how do you remove the keys one at a time without breaking them, i heard laptop keys are easy to break, and im pretty sure there is some kind of clips holding them, anyone know? thanx

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I have a Flex 3-1580 Laptop (Lenovo), 80R4
Windows 10 (64-bit)
 
Several keys do not work
Space, backspace, the center enter key, and the forward slash.
 
Any ideas why this would be happening?
I've plugged in a USB keyboard, and all the keys on it worked.
 
I got this laptop new in the Spring.
 
Mod's Edit: System model added to the front of Subject line to improve visibility / clarity.
 

Answer:Flex 3-1580 - Some.Keys.Not.Working

Hi kelcin , 
 
Welcome to the Community Forums.
 
Noticed how the keys are localized and aligned (Space, backspace, the center enter key, and the forward slash.) , as this maybe on the board level of the keyboard and not just the key itself. 
 
If the same failure would also happen in the BIOS then probable hardware issue should be reported to technical support team for in warranty repair. 
 
1-877-4-Lenovo, 1-877-453-6686 Schedule a Callback for faster support
English  24 hours a day 7 days/week 
 
During business hours, you may also engage with live chat support.
 
Hope this help answer your concern . 
Update us how it goes. 
 
Regards
 
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Dears, my laptop has 2 adjacent Bright Pixels+ overall Yellowish Screen on White Background, is the yellowish screen normal on all lenovo flex 3 laptops? can my screen be replaced with 2 bright adjacent pixels, below attached pictures for the yellowish screen and bright dots ??

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Yeah, so, as you can see fro the title, my laptop is having some issues xDWhat I can tell y'all is it's not that stuff was out of date because I made sure everything was up to date. Then I read on here that to fix the keyboard issue, I could factory reset it. But that didn't work (Note: I haven't updated anything after the reset). Frankly, I don't know what to do. I'm jsut glad it's a touchscreen so I can do some stuff.As far as the wifi thing goes, it doesn't search for wifi. Even when I tell it too, it just turns it off. Product Info (after reset):Edition: Windows 10 HomeVersion: 1607OS Build: 14393.0Product ID: 00326-10000-00000-AA093S/N: R90HSW77Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-6500U CPU @ 2.50 GHz  2.59 GHzSystem Type: 64-bitPen and Touch: Touch support with 10 touch points Please keep in mind I can not use anything except the touch screen and on screen keyboard.Thanks in advanced. Edit: I forgot to mention that the battery icon is now always showing full and charging (though my battery saver still kicks on), and the pc will not hibernate by closing the lid.

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My laptop has been performing fabulously since I bought it a little under a month ago. Two weeks ago, one of the usb 3.0 ports on the right side (not the "always on" one) stopped working. If I plug my phone into it, it begins to charge but does not show up on windows. If I plug in my external hard drive, it powers up, but also is not recognized. If I plug in a flash drive with a light, it does not light up and is not recognized. I updated the BIOS (didn't work), tried to update the usb drivers that were installed (didn't work) and then tried uninstalling the drivers in device manager, rebooting and allowing windows to automatically reinstall them (didn't work). The other 2 usb ports work fine, one is 2.0 and the other is 3.0. Any thoughts on what to try next? I may just return it since the place I bought it from will still take it back.













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Answer:Flex 3-1580, one USB 3.0 port stopped working

I have that problem also. Device Manager indicates unknown drivers for these usb ports. I uninstall them and when it reboots the OS does not pick them up. The system worked fine for a month also and then this happened...I will try next to recover back to original factory settings, but I am not confident that it will fix it or that it will not happen again. I think lenovo quality assurance is poorer than other companies...

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I accidentally deleted my nvidia graphics drivers, and the latest version doesnt work. Knowing the drivers which came with the computer will let me re install them. Thanks.

Answer:Lenovo flex 3 1580 Nvidia graphics drivers fabric version

You might check to see if the earlier drivers are still present on your system by doing the following Right-click on StartSelect Device ManagerLeft-click on Display Adapters to expand.Right-click on your display adapter, and select Update DriverSelect "Browse my computer for driver software"Select "Let me pick from a list of available drivers on my computer"This should provide a list of drivers previously installed on your systemTo switch to one of them, choose an older driver and click Next.It would be hard to know exactly what driver was installed when your system was new, because Lenovo does not provide release notes for its drivers as its certifies them, but older drivers for the Nvidia 940M card should be available from Nvidia, as well as newer driver versions that those release by Lenovo that may resolve your problem. which can be found here https://www.geforce.com/drivers Good Luck,     

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Help Lenovo Flex 3  1580 80R4 screen is constantly going black when the computer is still on forcing me to reboot all day long while trying to work.  Hard boot, resetting battery usage and screen dispay setting have not worked. It has done this since the day I got it nothing I have tried stops this HELP!!! Is there a download or something as a fix??

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Hello, I sold this computer to my friend from my job. It is a great computer and it was at a great deal but we are having 1 issue. The SD slot is not functioning properly. When we insert the sd card into the slot the card's information does not show up. When we look in the device manager it is showing as a unknown device. I tried googling it and going through all the websites and I found some drivers for it. When we install the drive it is the exact name for the part but nothing happens. After we restart it it is still in saying unknown device. We cant use the automatic update service by right clicking the driver and selecting download from the internet because it says there was an error while installing the driver. I also saw that this was a common issue for this model. I am thinking the only way we may be able to solve this is to just get a extended warranty and send it in to the shop. My friend lives in houston and i am in denton so just be paitent if you want me to have him do something to test. The laptop is currently out of warranty. Thanks

Answer:Flex 3-1580 Laptop SD Card Not Working properly

The driver you need should be this one from the Lenovo support site.  

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On My T420 I have just upgraded from Windows 1611 (Anniversary Upgrade) to 1703 (Creators Upgrade). As a result Device Manager reports a conflict in a basic system install stating no driver is installed for VEN 1180 - DEV E822. This is the Ricoh Multicard reader.Under Windows 10 1611 it had worked without problems. It works fine under Ubuntu 16.04 (has dual boot system).I have tried installing the latest driver version 2.22.18.01 released 8.6.2015 stated to be for Windows 10 and although no conflict occurs during the install, following a reboot it still shown as missing under Device Manager.The T420 is not listed under Lenovo's list of tested devices for Windows 10 1703.Has anyone else had any expereince or knowledge on what can be tried?Maybe I will just try the Windows 8 driver (version 2.22.18) from the Windows 10 driver was produced from.

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Purchased a Flex 4 1580 from Costco (i7-7500U Processor at 2.7GHz, 16 GB ram, Intel 620 video) and wiped the SSD to install Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit. I am half way through, and discovering that Lenovo doesn't offer Windows 7 drivers for the Flex 4, only Windows 10. Can someone point me to Windows 7 drivers etc for the wifi, video etc that would work? Like will the Flex 14 drivers be ok? Thanks! Mark

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My sound on my Lenovo Flex-2 15 has not been working at all lately, despite the fact that I have downloaded both sound drivers. I have Windows 10, which I installed shortly after getting my laptopn refurbished in September 2015. (It came with 8.1.) Please let me know of any solutions that you have found to work. Thanks,Jeff

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On my new Lenovo Flex 2 (AMD A8) i have upgraded to win 10 but i cant get the two-finger-tap to work. It dint work in 8.1 either. I can scroll in browser with two fingers. In the synaptics software the feature is activated but i doesent work. I have read some of the other threads about fixing the problem in win 8.1 but the registry files doesent have the same structure/names on my win 10. What to do?

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I have a lenovo ideapad flex 2 14 running winows 8.1. It has keyboard backlight and is activated by pressing Fn and Spacebar together. But when I try doing that it just presses spacebar normally.

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Excited about Win10 but highly frustrated as try and load Aura instantly receive a pop up notification   Alpha main has stopped working  it then closes the Aura application down?  













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Answer:Aura not working after Windows 10 upgrade FLEX 20

I'm getting this same issue as well. Very disappointing.Hope a fox is coming soon.

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Hi, We have had the laptop for 6 months with everything working properly up until a few days ago (June 8). My wife told me that she tried to restart her computer and it hung on the restart screen for 3 hours. I did a power recycle and go the laptop to boot up but... 1. There was no internet connection (wifi or ethernet).2. Kaspersky gave notifications of several of it's modules were not allowed to start. For the last few days I have been trying any fix that I could find on the forums with no luck. I have run the Kaspersky standalone free scan several times and it has found nothing, the computer is clean. I did try to uninstall and reinstall Kaspersky. During the clean reinstall Kaspersky notifies that an error occured and that it is not able to install. Please, any help is appreciated. Thanks.Ray

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Windows 10 November Update/Version 1511 Supported or not on my flex 3 1580?Because this below metion link shows not support.https://support.lenovo.com/in/hi/documents/ht104857help me can i go for new version ro not?

Answer:Flex 3 1580 new verion of windows 10 1511 supported or not?

is there anyone or official to reply my question ?please reply can i update version 1511 of windows 10 on my Flex 3 1580.  

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I have a Flex 3-1580. I did a clean install of Windows 10 Pro. I installed all drivers after the OS install, including energy management driver. However, the battery says 95% and it's not charging when the laptop is plugged in. I tried re-downloading the driver (filename wwet020e.exe) and re-installing it. I don't get any errors. I expect to see an icon in the "show hidden icons" section that allows access to charge settings, but it's not there. Is there any trick to installing the energy management software? Any advice on how to make this work? Thanks.

Answer:Energy Management Driver won't install on Flex 3-1580 and Windows 10

I am still not having any luck installing the energy management driver. I tried executing the driver directly from an admin command prompt. The executable was called ACPIDriver.exe. This immediately returned with no errors. So then I tried executing it as "ACPIDriver.exe /?", and got a list of command options including ?LOG. So I used that option to generate a log of what was going on when launching that installer. Here's what I got: 2015-11-21 14:43:28.317 Log opened. (Time zone: UTC-08:00)2015-11-21 14:43:28.317 Setup version: Inno Setup version 5.5.4 (a)2015-11-21 14:43:28.333 Original Setup EXE: C:\drivers\Energy Management Driver\ACPIDriver.exe2015-11-21 14:43:28.333 Setup command line: /SL5="$1D029C,87990,56832,C:\drivers\Energy Management Driver\ACPIDriver.exe" /LOG=.\x.txt2015-11-21 14:43:28.333 Windows version: 6.3.9600 (NT platform: Yes)2015-11-21 14:43:28.333 64-bit Windows: Yes2015-11-21 14:43:28.333 Processor architecture: x642015-11-21 14:43:28.333 User privileges: Administrative2015-11-21 14:43:28.333 64-bit install mode: Yes2015-11-21 14:43:28.333 Created temporary directory: C:\Users\.......\AppData\Local\Temp\is-SC9TR.tmp2015-11-21 14:43:28.349 InitializeSetup returned False; aborting.2015-11-21 14:43:28.349 Got EAbort exception.2015-11-21 14:43:28.349 Deinitializing Setup.2015-11-21 14:43:28.349 Log closed. Anybody have any idea why the driver won't install? Right now I can't force my battery to stay charged at 100%.

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Hello, I followed the other thread of someone who had this same prroblem, but the solution did not work for me. In my device manager under mice and other pointing devices > there is only: Lenovo Pointing device I have tried:configure pen and touch settingsuninstalled and re-installed HID- compliant touch screen tried reverting to a previous verion of windows performed a system reset I can't get ahold of the lenovo support phone line.. I use the touch screen feature daily and it has affected my work, any help is appreciated!  

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I upgraded to windows 10 during July 2015. Lenovo companion used to work for system information, wrannty information, syatem check and optomization but not for sytem update. Recently from a week or so it has stopped working. Whenever I launch the application, it shows up the logo and within fraction of seconds the process is killed and i am not able to use the application at all. Any solution to this problem.

Answer:Yoga 2-Lenovo Companion not working

I have also tried dowwnloading companion3 from lenovo site and the app says it is already installed and asks to click to open the application. But on clicking open, the companion is not getting launched. please help how it can be corrected.

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My Ram is an 8GB DDR3L currently, and i want to upgrade it to a 16GB ram, but i saw CNET.com that the max for my PC is 8GB while intel says the CPU i have (i5-6200u) can take up to 32BG. Which is correct or what is the max memory level i can use.

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I have an Edge 2-1580(80QF0005US) and i want to change my processor. I plan to upgrade to the i7-6500u and I've been researching for a while but i don't think i'm ready. What do i need to know before i go ahead? How do i know if my board is compactible? What do i have to consider?

Answer:Lenovo Edge 2-1580 CPU Upgrade

Hi PeterEsenwa , 
 
Welcome to the Community Forums. 
 
Based from the parts look up for Notebook LN Edge 2-1580 I5 8G 1TB 10H Machine Type - Model 80QF0005US CPU is non upgradable as it is connected part of the systemboard. 
 
Current IntelŪ Core? i5-6200U Processor socket is BGA (Ball Grid Array) attached to the board.
Upgrade may include the entire board (page45) itself.
 
Hope this help answer your query. 
 
Regards

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I have an IDEAPAD-100-15IBD (though I do not think that is necessarily relevant)... There has been a new driver released for the Realtek Wireless driver in Sep 2017. This driver IS available on the Lenovo website under the driver support section. But the Lenovo Companion software that is supposed to identify updates available for this computer is not identifying that this driver is even available. Note however that the software does identify other drivers, just not this one. The way I discovered this was that there was an incompatibility that was identified with tech support and I needed to check for a new driver. Since the software did not identify this, I had to go to the website to find it. Unfortunately, the driver is still not compatible and I had to roll back the driver to an older version. But the older version is not compatible with Windows 10 OS updates. So what I need is for the software to identify once a new update is available. But for that to happen, someone needs to look at why Lenovo Companion is not identifying the current driver that is available...There is something wrong. I hope this can be seen and/or passed on to the software or process engineers behind this software or process.

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New P7 1, Hardware Settings Just Hangs with "Initializing Settings" message. System Update working OK..I deleted the other 2 lenovo proghams because they  indicated that they were  included in Lenovo Companion.Should I delete Lenovo Companion and download it and re-install it?

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It seems the card reader driver is not working with windows 10 1709. I tried reinstalling the driver after a fresh windows install and I can no longer use the card reader. Inserting an SD card only shows an unknown device in device manager. Anyone else with this problem? I also attempted to let Windows look for a driver automatically, it finds a device driver for this but it says the platform is unsupported? Is this an issue where there is no driver signature for this version of Windows? Am I missing another driver?ANyone out there with a working card reader on a Flex 3 1580, running Windows 10 1709, please respond.

Answer:Flex 3 1580 SD Card reader no longer works after installing windows 10 1709

https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_10-hardware-winpc/card-reader-not-working-...It looks like it could be an issue related to the fall creators update, as ASUS laptop owners are experiencing the same issue. Lenovo please respond....

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Hello! I'm not quite sure how but my up arrow key stopped working today. The rest of the arrow keys work fine, but I have not been able to use the up key. I've tried restarting my computer to no avail and it seems that the Fn key doesn't work either. I'm not sure if it's a driver issue or something with the hardware. I was simply typing when it stopped working, so I am not sure if I somehow damaged it. I had previously had my laptop repaired in November for a graphics driver issue but I do not believe that has any correlation. Thank you, any help would be greatly appreciated.

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Hi everyone! May I check if Lenovo Flex 2-14 (Model: 20404, Core i7 4510U) support 2TB 2.5" Seagate Firecuda HDD? The z-height is just 7mm so it should fit perfectly. Just that I am not sure if the particular size and model are supported or not. Hope to hear from you guys soon, thanks in advance.

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Hi,This is my first post. I have just brought a Lenovo Flex 10 with a celeron n 2807 chip. I asked in the shop if they could do an ssd upgrade and they said they wouldn't recommend it because the celeron n2807 chip is not good enough to run an SSD internal flash drive. Would anyone recomened upgrading the interneral storage from the 5400rpm hard drive to an SSD?

Answer:Lenovo Flex 10 SSD upgrade

Pardon my lack of confidence in your shop, but that's a joke. SSDs will improve PC's right back to the beginning of the SATA offering. I have a NUC with the following Celeron:http://ark.intel.com/products/79052/Intel-Celeron-Processor-N2820-1M-Cache-up-to-2_39-GHzThere is a huge performance gain from running an SSD on these. The only factor in whether or not to get an SSD should be if the size within your budget will hold all your data.

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hi  i have lenovo flex 2 14 model 20404 i wand to upgrade to ssd drive and i want to know If this adapter for my computer: http://www.sandisk.com/products/ssd/sata/ultra-ii/?capacity=240GB  If it does not fit or is not good enough,Is there anything else that is recommended?Thanks

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the Airplane button on the keyboard has not been working since update to windows 10 and the energy manager software which came in win 8.1 version 1.5.0.20 is unable to gauge reset ( calibrate the battery). i recently noticed lenovo released energy manager and airplane mode fix for other laptops http://support.lenovo.com/in/en/downloads/ds103640 like flex 3, should i install this update will this solve the problem. Battery is in dire need of calibration. 

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Hello.. I'm new to the community and this is my first post. My name's Phil. I recently picked up a Lenovo flex 15. i7 4500u 8GB memory 500 GB HD and 8 GB SSD. The model I have does not include discreet graphics. I see that there is a flex 15 available that comes with an nvidia gt740m graphics card. Is it possible for me to open mine up and install this same card on the motherboard? Also curious about upgrading the SSD. Is the included 8 GB SSD attached in a hybrid fashion to the HD or is it an actual separate drive? I'm hoping I can replace the 8 GB SSD with a larger SSD to install Windows and my programs on and still keep the 500 GB HD on board.. Is this possible?

Answer:DIY upgrade options Lenovo Flex 15

Bump... anybody?

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Hello,i have one additional SSD and thinking about replace the standard HDD with it. In warranty there is said to send laptop with standard HDD when malfunction occur, so i believe i can work with SSD until I'm forced to use warranty? I live in Poland and just want to know if there is any warranty lost when i install SSD.

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I would like to double the amount of ram (Up to 16GB) but I'm not sure what's the right ram to buy. Help me













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Answer:What's the right Ram upgrade for a Lenovo Flex 3 1570?

Sorry to be the bearer of bad news, but It looks like the maximum memory in your Flex 3 1570 is 8GB, as detailed in the linke below, which also states it also has only has one DIMM socket. 8GB max / PC3-12800 1600MHz DDR3L, one 204-pin SO-DIMM socketLenovo Flex 3 1570 Platform Specificationshttp://shop.lenovo.com/il/en/tech-specs/laptops/lenovo-flex-3-15/ Take Care,

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Hello, I recently purchased Lenovo Flex 5 (14") laptop (Part Number:  80XA0011US). This comes with 16.0GB DDR4 2133 MHz and 1TB 5400 RPM+128GB PCIe SSD.  My question is as follows: Can I upgrade the Hard Drive to more capacity like 256 GB SSD or 512 GB SSD in future? If yes, can I get this done via Lenovo Support or do I need to do it on my own? Basically, I just want to know if the System provides me the ability to upgrade Hard Drive - both HDD and SSD. 













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Answer:Regarding Lenovo Flex 5 (14") Laptop - Upgrade SSD and HDD Possible?

Hi dacoffee,
 
Welcome to the Community Forums.
 
Yes you may upgrade your Flex 5-1470 SSD to 256 and 512 GB capacity for your future need.
Tech support can only assist on information and the original parts tied on the warranty but not on doing the upgrade nonetheless you have us here in our community to help you do your upgrade if needed.
 
Hope this helps answer your query.
 
Regards
 

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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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Since you have to hunt around different Lenovo sites (and other sites) to find out about these softwares, I decided to make a post to get feedback from actual Yoga owners on how these programs interact, what they do, which ones are prerequisite, and which ones are unnecessary. Please don't take this as a blanket answer. This is just what I have found. It might be right - it might be wrong. I'm looking for others to post their experiences as well. Lenovo System Interface Foundation Driver - Necessary prerequisite (missing driver in device manager without it). It allows the Lenovo Utility and Lenovo Companion to work. Lenovo Yoga Mode Control - Necessary if you want to use your yoga to seemlessly change between all the different modes (laptop, tablet, tent, stand). This software is responsible for autorotating and putting Windows into tablet mode. Lenovo Utility - Recommended(?) This one I'm not too sure on. I remember that I was missing some function that I wanted but I can't remember what it was now. Maybe battery cycle count and health? Lenovo Companion - I don't have this one installed and don't think it's necessary but would like someone else to shed some light here.

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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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Hi everyone I'm looking to upgrade my new Lenovo Flex 4 to an SSD.The full model of my machine : Lenovo Flex 4 1570 80SB0003US Intel Core i7 6th Gen 6500U (2.50 GHz) 8 GB Memory 1 TB HDD 15.6" Touchscreen 1920 x 1080 2-in-1 Laptop Windows 10 Home 64-Bit How can I replace the slow 5400 RPM HDD with my new SSD?Thanks, and will it void warranty?

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Can I upgrade my lenovo Flex 14 with a more powerfull battery?   





Lenovo IdeaPad YOGA 2 13; (i3 4010U, 500GB HDD + 512GB M550 M.2 SSD, 4GB ram, Intel HD4400, 1920 x 1080, Clementine)Lenovo Flex PC Tactile 14; (I(i3 4010U, 500GB HDD + 256GB MyDigitalSSD M.2, 8GB ram, Intel HD4000 Graphics, 1366 x 768, Grey)

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Hi ,my new LENOVO laptop just went dead.Its a flex-2-14inch touch screen.I bought it from UAE as its too far and costly to send it to repair ,so cant go to them to repair and Australian support is not accepting it saying it dsnt come under international warrenty ,plz let me know  what to do ............................

Answer:lenovo flex 2 not working

Hi, could you elaborate more on the symptoms? Are there any beeps, does the screen come on, any errors displayed on screen? Also, be sure to troubleshoot with it plugged into the power outlet. 

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Hi guys; I have the  Flex and I wanna change the HDD for a SSD and max out the RAM. How tough is this to do? I've worked on PCs and Laptops before..Firstly, will any 2.5 SATA2 SSD do?Secondly, the ram is 204pin DDR3 1333mhz right?Finally, does anyone have a quick readthrough of how to open it up and add these? Most laptops Ive worked on had access at the bottom, but , obviously this doesnt, hesistant to unscrew everything and just lift off the Keyboard in hope.Thnaks for loking guys.

Answer:Working on the Lenovo Flex 2-14.

No, some SSDs are incompatible, and there is no compatibility list. Crucial mx100 and Intel 530, for example, turned out to be incompatible. Read this for more info (there's also a list of SSDs that worked for some people): https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/Idea-Windows-based-Tablets-and/Trying-to-install-mx100-ssd-in-flex-2-14...For some tips on opening it up, read my topic:        Flex 2 15 not compatible with Intel 530 SSDs + how...             

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Hello, I am using a Lenovo Edge 2-1580. I want to use a Logitech G230 headset with it; since it has two plugs (one for microphone and the other for audio output), I am using a Headset Buddy adapter with it. The adapter is plugged into the combo headset jack on the left side of my laptop. The sound coming from the headphones is fine. However, the microphone input is dreadfully quiet. I tested it by fiddling with the mic with my fingers, which should produce a loud, static-y sound, but I only get a faint rustle. In the Control Panel, I tried going to Properties on the Microphone Array to turn up the volume and Microphone Boost to the maximum setting (+10.0 dB. I've seen people get it higher in videos, but I can't seem to do that) and turning all Enhancements. Even still, I have barely any audio input from the microphone. Where is the problem? (in software, the headset, the adapter, the laptop, in the Control Panel, etc.)How do I make the microphone input louder if everything is already set to the maximum setting?Do I need any new hardware/accessories?Should the Control Panel state that the audio input device is a Microphone Array? If I'm using a headset, should it say something else?Would a different headset, say Logitech G430, work better? Thank you!

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Hi everyone, nice to be  a new member here. I'm currently using a Flex-15, that has been doing OK over the last few years, aside from ghost touches early on, then the touch screen died (still using 8.1).  Thinking of getting a Flex-3  80R40011US (i7/256 SSD/M940), but many reviews seem not so kind, and I am really torn about what to do.   I really like all of the features of the Flex-3, but reading of the black screen/shutting down issues, bad battery life, etc has me concerned.  The black screen shutting down is really a concern, even say after reading potential fixes here, and worried I will have a computer that can not be made to work properly...  Really don't want to get into a mess, right off of the bat, and can't afford to take a 15% restocking fee plus return shipping.  Is this issue over represented here, or do all owners experience this issue?  Is there an absolute 100% fix for this issue? Also would like to know about the display quality.  I had a 17" Y700 that had a golden cast, and despite a lot of fidling and BIOS update, it could not be corrected...  I hated it to be frank, and wonder if this type of issue, and/or other display issues are found in the Flex-3, with the 15.6" display? Thanks a lot for your help and insights, look forward to your replies.   

Answer:Flex-3 1580 - Buy or not to buy...

Hi everyone, nice to be  a new member here. I'm currently using a Flex-15, that has been doing OK over the last few years, aside from ghost touches early on, then the touch screen died (still using 8.1).  Thinking of getting a Flex-3  80R40011US (i7/256 SSD/M940), but many reviews seem not so kind, and I am really torn about what to do.   I really like all of the features of the Flex-3, but reading of the black screen/shutting down issues, bad battery life, etc has me concerned.  The black screen shutting down is really a concern, even say after reading potential fixes here, and worried I will have a computer that can not be made to work properly...  Really don't want to get into a mess, right off of the bat, and can't afford to take a 15% restocking fee plus return shipping.  Is this issue over represented here, or do all owners experience this issue?  Is there an absolute 100% fix for this issue? Also would like to know about the display quality.  I had a 17" Y700 that had a golden cast, and despite a lot of fidling and BIOS update, it could not be corrected...  I hated it to be frank, and wonder if this type of issue, and/or other display issues are found in the Flex-3, with the 15.6" display? Thanks a lot for your help and insights, look forward to your replies. 

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Hi!  I do have trouble with a Lenovo Flex 2-14 (Model 20404).The Lenovo turns on, shows the Levono Boot screen and finishes with a black screen.  - I am able to enter the Bios (working screen)- I am able to run the internal recovery with a working screen - after recovery and a new boot up - the screens gets black again  How is that possible? I am not able to boot from a usb-stick (with working Linux or Windows installation - tested on other systems) cause I get a black screen (the USB is being recognized).  So... what are the next steps? This seems wierd, since the screen itself seems to work. I found some forum-topics saying it is a GPU-failure. Maybe thats the case?  I would appreciate any support! 

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Greetings. I have a laptop Lenovo G50-30 with preinstalled windows 8.1. My Windows store does not work, writes that the store does not support this version of Windows and recommends upgrading to a new one. My laptop supports upgrading to windows 10 1507. I'd better upgrade to the latest Windows 10 1703 or install Windows 10 1507. The second does not seem to be supported anymore.

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Hi everybody i hope you are all doing great. Laptop Details:Lenovo Y50-70 Laptop (Lenovo) 203784720hq512ssd960m16gb ram I made a clean install to my lenovo laptop so I lost some essential applications that came with my laptop. I installed almost all the drivers and apps at lenovo driver support download page without problems but i could not find some of lenovo apps that came in my laptop when i bought it and I really need them. The only one available in the driver download page were Lenovo energy manger. The most importants for me that i need are lenovo onekey recovery app and lenovo updates. For onekey recovery I only need the app, not the files to restore the whole partition, because the recovery partition is intact, I did not format it. So I only need the app that opens it. Th apps I want to get back are:1. Lenovo Onekey Recovery app - The one I am more interested in.2. "Lenovo Updates' (lenovo updates is the name of the app) The scond one im am more interested in.3. Lenovo Settings4. Lenovo companion If someone can guide me to where to download each of them, it would be great. I would need for windows 8.1 64 bit or windows 10. Thank You, I hope you can help me.  

Answer:Where do I download Lenovo Y50 Onekey Recovery, Lenovo Settings. "Lenovo updates", Lenovo Companion?

Go to the Windows Store and do a search on "Lenovo."   You will find almost all the apps you need are available there.

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Hi, my segate SSHD hybrid hard drive is not working  on Lenovo Ideapd Flex 15  Any one knows if Lenovo Ideapd Flex 15 is compatible with  Samsung 850 EVO 500GB 2.5-Inch SATA III Internal SSD (MZ-75E500B/AM)  ?

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I Tired To reinstall WindowsAfter Install windowsworking properly butOnly 4-5 DaysAfter 4-5daysNot working AgainI tried to install windowsPlease Reply for meSorry For Bad English.

Answer:Lenovo Flex 2 14 Space Key Not Working

Dear mijing,
 
Welcome in lenovo community,
 
Please try to
 
1-Turn off the machine >> unplug the charger >> Hold the power button for 20 seconds
 
2-plug in the charger >> hold the power button for 10 seconds
 
3-Turn on the machine normal and check if problem solved or not 
 
Regards,
Joseph

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I just got a new laptop last week, and i got the pen, but i am having issues with the sensitivity. I don't know if i accidently un-installed a driver for the pen, but all i have is the wacom pen desktop app for it. I've tried it in Paint 3D and the sketchpad, and still no sensitivity. I am trying to also work with Paint tool SAI, and it is not working for that either. I've tried everything to fix this, and i just can not. The pen works by itself, but i need sensitivity for me to work with my artwork properly. Please Help!

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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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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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Hi Team,I have Lenovo Flex 2 14, which is not working touch screen. I have try all mathoed but unable to fixed it.1)  HID- compliant touchscreen is not present in device manager2) Not found USB Touchscreen Controller (A111) Really disapointed about this  Kindly share the proper solution to fix it. where i found driver .exe file for install the same. I'm on now Windows 10. thanks Birbrata  


























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I've had this computer for a couple months now and recently, my touchscreen has been on and off--sometimes it works, sometimes it doesn't-- and I have no idea why. The touchscreen function just randomly stops working. I've tried searching for solutions, but to none avail. Has anyone else experienced this problem? Does anyone have a solution?

Answer:Lenovo Flex 3 14'' Touchscreen Not Working?

Hi Gvee,
 
Welcome to Lenovo Community!
 
We are sorry to hear that touchscreen is not working in your Lenovo Flex 3.
 
Please do confirm which operating system is running on your laptop.
 
Best Regards,
Poojitha.
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This is an ASUS CM6870, i7 CPU, 16GB ram, wireless option, UEFI BIOS about 4 yrs old and came with W7 installed.

I clean installed 1703, but after install it does not boot but instead locks up with a bluish screen (not BSOD) and non-movable mouse pointer.
So I clean installed 1607 and it worked fine. I activated it and installed 1 program.
I then did an upgrade install to 1703 and again it bombed out as before.

I rebooted and it came back with a BSOD and indicated it stopped because of an inaccessible boot device.
Then it rebooted and said it was trying to fix it.
Then rebooted again with the same BSOD.
It rebooted again and proceeded to Restoring your previous version of windows.

How can the boot device be inaccessible under 1703 and not 1607???

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Lenovo Flex 3 1580 I've tried multiple lenovo AC adapters and the laptop still won't charge. It's got about 4% battery left so it's turned off atm. I tried uninstalling and reinstalling the battery drivers, but that did nothing. The charging light won't come on, the only light is the low battery light. The battery is the built-in kind so taking it out isn't an option. I don't know what to do, someone please help.

Answer:Flex 3 1580 Won't Charge

I'm having the same problem! Mine's down to 0% so it has to constantly be plugged in. I'm really hoping someone can help with this!

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I have a Flex 3 - 1580 that is only a couple months old.  It was working fine earlier today, but now when I try to power it on, nothing happens. Is there a fix for this, or do I have to return it for another one?

Answer:Flex 3 - 1580 won't power on

 
Hi RootieSart , 
 
 
Welcome to the Community Forums.
 
Would there be any indicator light showing up on the power (was it solid on ) Battery LED (was it blinking).
Initially what is advised is to unplug from the ac adapter and press down the power button for 15 seconds. 
 
To turn it back on using the Novo button ( item3 page 13). A novo menu screen should show up on the display. 
Any indication of power?
 
You may also call in tech support for further isolation of the issue and recommended service 
 
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Chat support lines also available www.lenovo.com/contact
 
Update us how things go.
 
 
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Dear Lenovo, I purchased this device, Flex 3-1580, at Office Depot some time ago. At random times, it will do the following: Video goes black; Backlight remains on. Audio will stop as well. Can't tell if any fan is running or not, nor can I tell if HDD is running. Keyboard may or may not be lit, but is unresponsive. Only way to get out of it is to hold power button until it turns off, let things clear out for ten seconds, and restart. Here are the conditions under which, after some months of trying to reproduce the results consistently, this crash seems to happen: a) Does it regardless of power source, be it battery or AC adapter. b) Unit can sit on a table for hours, unused, and not crash; but it may crash - eventually (keep that in mind, it'll come in handy). c) Unit only seems to crash when I'm writing a Word document, working an Excell worksheet, or attempting something productive, like chatting with a Lenovo TS person to try and resolve this (which I've attempted three times, and all three times the thing has crashed mid-chat). I've read the forums about similar problems. I've updated the BIOS to the best of my ability. Installed the new ME software. I'm not updating the video driver because as far as I can tell that's impossible at my end, and there's no way I'm reinstalling Windows 10 if I don't have to. So let's revisit b) and c) above. Unit can sit on a table, perhaps just watching youtube or something, and nothing happens... Read more

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