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Ideapad z500 problem after Bios update to 1.21

Question: Ideapad z500 problem after Bios update to 1.21

hello guys ....i am havng ideapad z500...yestrday i updated my bios from V1.18 to V1.21...but after update i have been faceing two major issues ...1) the FN key function are change ie.before bios update i can mute,increase,decearse brigthness and volume by just pressing f1 to f12 key bt now after update i have to press FN +F1 ...F12to do so...its really frustratingthen2) after bios update i m getting blue screen telling DRIVER _POWER_STATE_FALIUREplssssssssss..guy anyone tell me d solution for these issue thanks in advance

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HiAfter updating the Bios to 1.21 I have problem with the fn key,I mean that in order to lower the volume I have to press fn + f3(whereas before it worked just press the f3). What to do to make the function return as it was. Thanks













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Answer:Ideapad z500 fn key problem after Bios update to 1.21

After installation of BIOS upgrade version 1.21 on my Lenovo Z500 laptop, F buttons doesn't work properly. What is the solution? Thanks. Francesco.

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Hi,my problem is, my Lenovo is infected by Trojan, so I wanted to reinstall it with original Windows 7 disc.Next problem is that my dvd mechanic cannot read or load the install disc.I tried also usb boot but the same result, shows blach screen and nothing.. So I tried system recovery. It shows this: Boomgr missinghttp://shockwave3.rajce.idnes.cz/Bios#20150804_125037.jpg and Bios setup is strange: http://shockwave3.rajce.idnes.cz/Bios#20150804_120852.jpg and now http://shockwave3.rajce.idnes.cz/Bios#20150804_122140.jpg so I have no idea what to do next?? Will anybody help me please. Thx 













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Answer:Bios Problem, Lenovo Ideapad Z500

Problem was in wrong usb flash disc. Solved

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Hi, I have an Ideapad Z500 with an W8.1 installed on it. I updated the bios to the last version but after that I can not control the luminosity level anymore. When I try to do it pressing the Hotkey it trurns to the lowest level of luminosity and I can only fix it by pressing the hotfix key when the laptop starts. I can not return to the old bios version. What shall I do? can anyone help please. Thank you













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Answer:Ideapad Z500 Luminosity Problem after updating bios

You can update or reinstall the display driver and check the luminosity is same as before.Steps to uninstall display driver1. Open Device Manager2. Go to Display Adapters, right click, choose Uninstall, and then restart your computer. Download and install latest video drivers from below link givenhttp://support.lenovo.com/en_US/downloads/detail.page?DocID=DS032587

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Hello!I updated my Z500 BIOS to 1.21. After the update I am not able to change sound volume/mute or change the brightness just by clicking F1-F12. I am able to do that by clicking Fn +F...Please, help me. Where can I find original Z500 BIOS  to use it instead of 1.21.?
 
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Answer:Z500 - FN key problem after BIOS update

Have you checked your BIOS Setup options after the BIOS upgrade?  There should be an option available for configuring the Hot Keys.  Please see my link to the Knowledge Base article below.....
 
https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/Lenovo-P-Y-and-Z-series/Z400-Z500-P500-How-to-swap-function-keys-to-jus...
 
 

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Hi, After upgrading the bios to version 1.18 my laptop is not getting charged & my serial number in the bios is showing invalid can any let me know how to go back to the old bios? Every time when I start it gives an error snap enclosed for reference. in z500 it is consoled batteries how can we change the batteries to unauthorized.               RegardsAnand

Answer:Ideapad Z500 Bios issue

anand_mandas wrote:Hi, After upgrading the bios to version 1.18 my laptop is not getting charged & my serial number in the bios is showing invalid can any let me know how to go back to the old bios? Every time when I start it gives an error snap enclosed for reference. in z500 it is consoled batteries how can we change the batteries to unauthorized.               RegardsAnandCall techsupport for a possible repair with them.

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okay, so i tried to access my bios, but neither F1 or F2 work when  I turn on my laptop. Help please? 

Answer:IdeaPad Z500 bios access

turn off your computer.. press novo button.. that button at the left side.. or read guide book

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Hi, I updated my BIOS to the latest version available, 1.18. However I have some serious issues with the fan. It's not stable. How can I do a Bios recovery, or go back? Where can I get the previous version or factory bios version of my laptop? IdeaPad Z500 Notebook. Model 20202.  













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Answer:IdeaPad Z500 Bios Recovery

Hi VegetaOSX,
 
Welcome to Lenovo Community Forums!
 
I?m sorry to inform you that after updating the BIOS it overwrites the current version with the new version and is not reversible unless you had made a backup of the previous version, as an alternative I would Strongly Suggest Calling Technical Support for Assistance.
Click here to open a link where you can select the country and get the exact contact support number. I?m sure they will be a great help.
 
Do post us back for further queries.
 
Best Regards

Shiva Kumar






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So I learned that Lenovo does not let you do sh*#& with the notebook you buy from them. my problem is as follows: my z500 came with a broadcom wifi card. this is no good, because it is not compatible with intels wireless display. solution would be installing a intel centrino card, the n2230 in particular, for which lenovo even offers drivers on the z500 support page. i bought one of these adapters on ebay, installed it and then my laptop produced an error: this card is invalid, remove it, otherwise the laptop will not boot. bios checks the wifi adapter against a whitelist. if the adapter is not on the list, the machine does not boot. what makes it really bad is that you cant buy a regular intel centrino n2230. you have to get one branded from lenovo.  can anyone tell me where i can get a lenovo branded n2230 wifi adapter? calling lenovo didn't help. they just said: can only sell you what was installed in your laptop when you bought it.  has anyone sucessfully removed or augmented the z500s bios whitelist? has anyone sucessfully rebranded an intel wifi card, so bios recognizes it as one on the whitelist?  any help is greatly appreciated. 

Answer:IDEAPAD Z500 WIFI ADAPTER BIOS WHITELIST

Hi everyone!I have installed Mac OS on my Lenovo Z500, and the original Intel Wifi Card is not supported by Mac.So, i have changed my card to Broadcom BCM94322HM8L and when i boot my notebook i seen the card is unsuported by my bios...And there is my request to You, can someone remove the white list from lenovo z500 BIOS, and upload the flashable bios here? // Sorry for my bad english... ;/ 

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Helloto the point: i want to underclock the speed of memory from 1333 to 800. But to do that, i need to go into BIOS Advanced option (chipset) and here is the problem. There is no advanced option in my BIOS version 3.7 in my Z500 ideapad. Is there any chance of getting there ? Or this option is locked ? 

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Hi all, my problem is that when I was updating my BIOS installation failure and I wonder what is the procedure for a restoration with USB, my bios is a Insyde H2O, 8gb ram Lenovo z500 Windows 8. Thanks

Answer:Lenovo IdeaPad Z500 Bios Insyde H2O Corrupted after flash

Hi Genever, welcome to the forum.
 
     Please see this thread for some answers.
 
https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/Lenovo-P-Y-and-Z-series/How-rocevery-bios-in-my-Y580/td-p/1082619
 
     Read all of neokenchi's posts, and look at the links he provides.
 
Cheers
 
DragonRider

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Bassically I'm using this Laptop and when updating, the installation is fine but once I restart the laptop it begins to configure, reaches either 15% or 30% and stops.

Answer:IdeaPad Z500 Update Configure Issue

And how much time are we talking about were you leave it alone and let it try to do its updating ?

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I'm so mad, because I really like this function on my notebook but I can't find a solution. The panel works, the problem is that if I click on it, the sound of music or film doesn't change. 
 
Please help meeeeeeee 
 
 
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HelloLaptop Lenovo IdeaPad V580c (59-387366)Laptop Lenovo IdeaPad V580CA (59-381121)Laptop Lenovo IdeaPad Z500 (59-371606)there the video card nVidia GeForce GT 740M, 2 GB. What sort of Memory Bus Width? 64 or 128?What about Laptop Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E530 N4F76RT Black (http://shop.lenovo.ua/notebooks/Lenovo-ThinkPad-Edge-E530-N4F76RT.html#characteristics). What is Memory Bus Width?

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I downloaded the Lenovo System Update checker (TSVU) then I searched for updates for drivers and found an update for BIOS, but when I install it, the error in the screenshot occurs.


























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Hi everyone, I have trouble with my audio driver on my lenovo laptop. After I updated BIOS to version 1.21, my sound stopped working. I tried to reinstall audio driver, but when I reboot my computer, sound is not working again. Dont u know some solution? I read about flashing BIOS back, but I dont know where to download old version. Sorry for my english and have a nice day, Owery













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Answer:ideapad Z500 sound problem

Owery wrote:Hi everyone, I have trouble with my audio driver on my lenovo laptop. After I updated BIOS to version 1.21, my sound stopped working. I tried to reinstall audio driver, but when I reboot my computer, sound is not working again. Dont u know some solution? I read about flashing BIOS back, but I dont know where to download old version. Sorry for my english and have a nice day, OweryYou can try updating the chipset driver, IMEI driver and the sound driver in this order.

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Hi all. I bought a Lenovo z500 notebook 3 days ago. Everything is perfect but I have a big problem. As you know, this machine has 2 graphic cards, one of them is Intel and another is NVidia. -  I have downloaded the Intel Graphic drivers from Lenovo's support website and I could install it correctly. However, if I try to install a NVidia driver it says "Graphics driver could not find compatible graphics hardware"  I tried the newest driver and some old drivers +  the driver from Lenovo Support website but I couldnt install it.-  Also there is nothing about NVidia in the Device Manager. It only shows Intel graphic card.-  Monitoring programs like AIDA64, CPU-Z, GPU-Z  show only Intel, they cannot see NVidia too.-  I updated the bios to the newest version, v18 but nothing changed.-  Graphic setting is "Switchable" in the bios. Now,  how can I fix this problem ? Thanks.

Answer:Ideapad z500 NVidia Problem

Emperion wrote:Hi all. I bought a Lenovo z500 notebook 3 days ago. Everything is perfect but I have a big problem. As you know, this machine has 2 graphic cards, one of them is Intel and another is NVidia. -  I have downloaded the Intel Graphic drivers from Lenovo's support website and I could install it correctly. However, if I try to install a NVidia driver it says "Graphics driver could not find compatible graphics hardware"  I tried the newest driver and some old drivers +  the driver from Lenovo Support website but I couldnt install it.-  Also there is nothing about NVidia in the Device Manager. It only shows Intel graphic card.-  Monitoring programs like AIDA64, CPU-Z, GPU-Z  show only Intel, they cannot see NVidia too.-  I updated the bios to the newest version, v18 but nothing changed.-  Graphic setting is "Switchable" in the bios. Now,  how can I fix this problem ? Thanks.See if this will help:1. Go to device manager2. Click "Action"3. Select "Add legacy hardware"4. Follow instructions

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hi...  i have z500 and i really really love it, its been 1 year and 4 months since i have this. this is the best laptop ive ever had. But yesterday my screen display had a vertical lines and some colors. i dont know what happend.  i think its the LCD that's malfunctioning. i tried to plug it into a secondary monitor and it work properly. but in the latop's screen is the same...would you please help me for this.. i really miss my laptop. please   Its the only gift i want this christmas. 

Answer:Ideapad z500 display problem

Hi Beabongon,
                
Welcome to Lenovo forums.
 
As per the query we understood that you are facing issue with lines on screen on your Lenovo Z500 laptop.
 
Try to move the laptop screen and check for the issue. If still the issue persist then try to update to update the drivers and check for the issue.
 
Click here for the display driver for the operating system windows 7.
 
Click here for the display driver for the operating system windows 8.
 
Check in BIOS for the issue, if still the issue persist then the LCD is faulty which needs to be replaced, please visit the nearest service centre for further details.
 
Click here to open a link where you can select the country and get the exact contact support number. I?m sure they will be a great help.
 
Hope this helps. Do post back if issue persists!
 
Best regards,
 
Ashwin.S





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Hi everyone in my firt message.I read a lot about some unsolved Wifi problems in the U an G series, but not so much in the Z series.And i was wondering if this Z series have already solved this Wifi problem, or if its because this models are more recent.I was going to buy this laptop, but all this problems, make me think it a little bit more.Thank you for your help.

Answer:Is there any known problem with the WIFI in the Ideapad Z500 ?

Hi
 
Welcome To Lenovo Community
 
 Please find various reviews which should help in taking a decision
 
http://reviews.lenovo.com/8923-en_us/D154D5AC6B50D842DA0C71463DC39B2A_12F0696583E04D86B9B79B0FEC01C0...
 
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hB-n-0haKmU
 
http://www.theverge.com/products/ideapad-z500/6058
 
http://www.engadget.com/2013/01/06/lenovo-u310-u410-touch-z400-z500-touch/
 
 
 
 
Hope This Helps
Cheers!!!
 
 
 
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Hello,I have a Lenovo Z500 notebook and I would like to know if is it safe to run 1.21 BIOS update for Windows 8 on Windows 8.1 64bit? I have a problem with Fn keys and in my current BIOS (1.10) there are no option for it. Sorry for my english and thank you for your reply.













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Answer:Z500 BIOS update on Windows 8.1

mlukas wrote:Hello,I have a Lenovo Z500 notebook and I would like to know if is it safe to run 1.21 BIOS update for Windows 8 on Windows 8.1 64bit? I have a problem with Fn keys and in my current BIOS (1.10) there are no option for it. Sorry for my english and thank you for your reply.The bios is not OS dependent. I think the flash program used to update the bios will run properly under windows 8.1. Before you do the updating try to do a backup of your present bios so that you can always go back to it if you want to. See the picture below on how to do the backup and update of the bios. 

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Hi,fisrt sorry for my bad english and now my problem. I already have istalled new bios 71. It is look quite cool, i have no problem with temperature, but my energy management isnt work. I try to re-instaled, but it doesnt help. It normally appear when i turn on it and ALS works too but when i choose any batery profile just nothing happend. Please help me. im  desperate













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Answer:Ideapad y560 energy management problem after update bios

try to update power manager drivers.also, remove the drivers, restart your computer, re-install again. it may help.

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Why i can't use nvidia 3D Vision or 3DTV Player on my IdeaPad Z500 with geforce GT740M, on nvidia site we can find that GT740M is supporting 3D Vision so why you are enter limitations in Z500??? i Have 3D DLP projector and i can't use it. I have old PC with old nvidia geforce and i can use 3D Vision, why you are not supporting 3D Vision? I bought it in order to use 3D Vision or 3DTV Player and i know that GT740M is supporting it but why you bring limitations for users and does not inform about not fully operational GT740M in your Z500?

Answer:IdeaPad Z500 Nvidia 3D Vsison problem.

Is there any support on this forum, can anyone answer for my question? I have buy lenovo Z500 anf i can't count on any support?

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I recently installed the latest updates from "Windows Update" and much to my surprise, after trying to restart my laptop, it wouldn't do so. I tried accesing to "One Key Recovery" by pressing the novo button on the left side but it does not work. After pressing either the power or the novo button, the screen just goes black. Doesn't load either the lenovo start screen nor the windows boot one. Has anybody ever had a similar problem or knows haw to fix it? Thanks in advance.

Answer:Boot problem in Lenovo ideapad z500

Josh751 wrote:I recently installed the latest updates from "Windows Update" and much to my surprise, after trying to restart my laptop, it wouldn't do so. I tried accesing to "One Key Recovery" by pressing the novo button on the left side but it does not work. After pressing either the power or the novo button, the screen just goes black. Doesn't load either the lenovo start screen nor the windows boot one. Has anybody ever had a similar problem or knows haw to fix it? Thanks in advance.Do you have AVG installed? There is recently a problem with AVG and one of the Update.

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Hello Guys,recently bought Lenovo IdeaPad Z500.Although I am not a big fan of Windows 8, but I install it and now I use it.Everything is Ok. I noticed only one problem and it is with WiFi.As I start to download a film from torrent it won't download at the maximum speed my connection allows. I've tried to download the same movie with my other laptop and everything is OK. The difference is in the range of 800 - 1000 Kb/sec.I do not know whether this is a manufacturing defect or just something with WiFi card and/or driver's.Please help me.  Greetings.

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hello!i have a real problem after updating all official drivers including bios v1.18 - integrated camera stop working. win8 tell me there is an unknown device with error code 43, USB\DEVICE_DESCRIPTOR_FAILURE. when i m trying to install driver from this site the error appears "NO APPROPRIATE DRIVER TO BE INSTALLED". any other soft for the using camera says there is no camera on the board. also i tried in vain to recover win8 at the time i had bought z500 with "onekeyrecovery" - this problem didnt solve. help me pls, do u know any ideas?regards.

Answer:IdeaPad Z500 - webcamera problem win8

hi FlabsteR,
 
Welcome to the Forums.
 
Can you try the following:
1. Uninstall the Camera Driver from Control Panel (large icon view) > Programs.
2. After uninstalling, go to the UEFI Firmware Settings and boot into the BIOS. In the BIOS, press Fn+F9 to load the default settings and press Fn+F10 to save and exit.
3. Let the machine boot back to Windows and install the driver below (if necessary):
  
Camera Driver (AzureWave, Bison, Chicony, D-max) for 64-bit Windows
Version: 6.2.9200.10192/3.12.1023.1
 
Also, check on the Device Manager if you see an item in the entry "Imaging Devices".
 
Let me know your findings
 
 
Regards

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Hello all, I have a Lenovo Ideapad Z500 taking long time to boot (almost 30 min) The computer is stuck with black screen during 30 min, before the lenovo logo appears and then it boots fine. Before logo, just a black screen and power looks good. The problem, the fans don't work and the computer gets very warm. Sometimes, because the high-temperatures, it automatically switches down, because temperatures, before seeing the lenovo logo. With lenovo diagnosis software I have checked all the hardware, and the tools says all hardware is ok. My os is Windows 10. Could you please, somebody help me to solve this problem? I'm afraid the heat of the start could harm my computer. Why this boot is taking so long before logo? Thank you in advance, ip

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my laptop is z500 and i've installed the windows 8.1 enterprise x64but i don't have bios update and windows 8.1 is nothing have a bios setup or bios updateWhere can I find the bios update for z500 windows 8.1 x64 ??













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Answer:Lenovo z500 bios update for windows 8.1 ????

hakki_lale wrote:my laptop is z500 and i've installed the windows 8.1 enterprise x64but i don't have bios update and windows 8.1 is nothing a bios setup or bios updateWhere can I find the bios update for z500 windows 8.1 x64 ??I think bios is not OS dependent but the installer is. That is for the latest (which is version 1.21) the installer is for Win 8 (32/64 bit) only. Based on this info, I think you can used it to update your bios if you have not done it before.

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after i update bios my lap have two problem,keyboard not received F8 button and driver control brightness display error i need every body help me or send for me older bios of z480 if you can.Thank for read and i need help.(I'm sorry because my english not good but i tried) T_T

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When I was playing Mass Effect 2 the game would suddenly freeze but the sound would keep going, though it would sound like a horn being blown down industrial fans and every so often would revert back to normal. If I had earphones in it would keep swiching to speakers instead. If I didn't Ctrl+Alt+Delete to task manager the laptop would sometimes blue screen or if I didn't end the task it could also blue screen. I thought the laptop needed to be refreshed so I did so, reinstalled all drivers and the game but it was still happening. I even found that when I went onto the nvidia control panel and looked at the spinning preview image, after a few seconds the system would freeze until getting the message about the driver not responding and successfully recovering. I've tried 3 drivers (The original that shipped with the laptop, the latest lenovo released driver and nvidia's latest driver) but they all had the same problem. For now I have just completely removed the nvidia drivers and haven't had any more problems. I would like to get the graphics card working again and was hoping someone might know a soloution. The Graphics Card is the Nvidia GeForce GT 740M. The most common blue screen I was getting when I wasn't gaming was the driver_power_state_failiure one and when I was I think it was the dpc_watchdog_violation one.

Answer:Ideapad Z500 Touch graphics card problem

There is no solution that I can find. If anyone knows anything or could at least put me on the right track I'd be very grateful.

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Hi! Firstly sorry for my bad English. Yesterday i was playing the game with my friends. When we are playing we press  a lot of keys.(There can be different combinations or we may have damaged.)-I reviewed the previous subject but they are not working for me.-I tried FN+SPACEBAR combination but this is not working.-I tried Lenovo Energy Manager it is not working.-Caps Lock and Num Lock's light is working.   

Answer:Lenovo ideapad Z500 Touch backlit problem

Hi utkutrk , 
 
Welcome to the Community Forums.
 
You can try testing individual key specially FN and spacebar if it is working.
 
Turn off the machine and disconnect the ac charger and battery if you have the tools.
Press down the power button for 12 seconds to drain flea power.
Place back the battery and connect the ac charger.
Restart to check if backit keyboard works ( test further with FN + spacebar pressing 2-4 times).
 
Update us how it goes.
 
Regards

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Hello. My cat walked on right side of keyboard and has stood on keys.The brightness on the screen is now really dim, even though the brightness setting is on max??Any ideas on a fix?Using Windows 10 if that matters, andhave already restarted but didn't work

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Hi! Firstly sorry for my bad English. Yesterday i was playing the game with my friends. When we are playing we press  a lot of keys.(There can be different combinations or we may have damaged.)-I reviewed the previous subject but they are not working for me.-I tried FN+SPACEBAR combination but this is not working.-I tried Lenovo Energy Manager it is not working.-Caps Lock and Num Lock's light is working.   

Answer:Lenovo ideapad Z500 Touch backlit problem

Hi utkutrk , 
 
Welcome to the Community Forums.
 
You can try testing individual key specially FN and spacebar if it is working.
 
Turn off the machine and disconnect the ac charger and battery if you have the tools.
Press down the power button for 12 seconds to drain flea power.
Place back the battery and connect the ac charger.
Restart to check if backit keyboard works ( test further with FN + spacebar pressing 2-4 times).
 
Update us how it goes.
 
Regards

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Hello I have problems with my LENOVO Z500 touch computer.It seems that when you disconnect headphones, the computer doesnt realized, and it doent make any sound until a few minutes or hours...Id like to know if its a particular problem, or its a fabric problem. Is there any accion to solve it? Thanks.

Answer:Sound problem with my LENOVO Z500 touch ideapad

Hi Iraldo,
 
Welcome to Lenovo Community!
                 
As per the query we understood that you are facing issue with sound card of your Lenovo Z500 laptop.
 
Please try to update the audio drivers and check for the issue.
 
Also try to update the BIOS and check for the issue.
 
Do post us back if the issue still persists.
 
 Best Regards
 
Ashwin.S





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- right now the laptop wont start up at all it just gets stuck on the lenovo boot screen/ restarts itself- laptop is trying to do something and feel hot- i have reinstalled using lenovo one key recovery twice, 1st time finished in an hr or so, 2nd time took about 25 hrs- system recovery using the NOVO key doesnt work- i only backed up my personal files, it was mostly smooth (~20MB/s) but there were random files that went really slow/stuttered (~0 to maybe 100 kB/s)- opened up the whole thing, tried clean/replug hard drive does this mean i need a new hard drive? if so, how do i go about installing windows on the new one because laptop wont start so i cant backup windows files for the registration key? thanks  













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Answer:Lenovo ideapad z500 hard drive problem?

Sure looks like the hard drive is failing, and needs to be replaced.     If it is under warranty, I would have it fixed under warranty.     If not, Lenovo support should be able to send you recovery media to reinstall Windows (WIndows 8?), and I believe on that model the Windows Product ID is stored in the BIOS, so the Windows product ID key will be applied automatically when you reinstall. Good Luck  http://www.lenovo.com/contact/uk/en/  Lenovo Support - United Kingdom0333-777-3991 (National Rate)9:00 - 18:00 Monday - Friday  

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Hallo Guys, I have webcam problem since i have upgraded my os from win 8.1 to win 10. When i tried to use my webcam for skype or other purposes, the picture started to slide and it didnt stop. i already have re-installed the webcam driver but still the problem still occurs until now. maybe you guys have the same problem like me? or anyboby have a solution for this problem? best regrads 

Answer:Webcam problem after upgrade to windows ideapad z500

Hello,Welcome to Lenovo Community. Sorry to learn of your problem with Windows 10.
If your Z500 is not on Lenovo's Compatibility List for Windows 10 upgrade, you might consider reverting to the previous operating system.

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Hi,my hotkeys usualy works perefectnow i came back from work pulled the laptop out (Z500 ideapad)the F buttens doesent do the functions (Example: when i press F4 i get to the shutdown menu, or Shutting down screens of windows i use)how ever Fn+Space does turn the keyboards light on, so i guess there is no problem with the Functions but maybe when my girlfriend used the computer she accidently changes somthing?any suggenstions?

Answer:Hotkeys problem - doesent work (suddenly) Z500 ideapad

bump? anyone?

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Once I opened my laptop and it was in a OKR mode and it would not boot normal, just keep going into OKR mode. I performed OKR but nothing change (except loosing my data which I checked using Ubuntu). Is there any way how to make it boot normal? Or to reinstall windows using some other tool? Is it some system bug?

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Hi,
I have Lenovo Ideapad 300-15ISK type/model 80Q700DRSC.
I want to update BIOS, so I downloaded D5CN47WW. In text file it is written that this is BIOS for my computer.
Everything seems fine but when I execute BIOS exe file it says that this is BIOS for Lenovo Paris 300 notebook!
What Paris now? I tried to google but only can find Paris in France.
I am user of Lenovo notebooks for many years (from IBM ThinkPads to this days) but when txt Readme file said
this is update for your computer, it was! This is confusing for me so I cancelled update.
Can anybody explain this mistery?
Thanks in advance
 
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Hello! my problem started when i done a bios update installation. I already use a BIOS password. I do it but functions buttons be default and i cant Work with it.Unfortunately, during the update has been damaged password . I gave the computer to the servis but they told me that "they are there they can not remove the BIOS password". is really the only way out of my situation is replacing the entire motherboard and not the only one holding my password? Its a very problem for me but my hdd crash and for now i cant install any operation system.

Answer:lenovo z500 BIOS password problem

MB replacement is one option. Another is to have your bios reverse engineered (mod your bios). Reverse engineering is not allowed in the forum but there are other forum which deal with it so just use google to find them if you want.

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i have a lenovo ideapad s206 notebook. it contains slic table but version of slic is unknown. i want to add slic 2.1 into my notebook bios? please tell me the method and utility for this purpose? thank you

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i have used the bios update utility for my ideapad300-15ISK downloaded from the product page  , after that the device tells me this message default boot device missing or boot failed.insert recovery media and hit any keythen select boot manager to choose a new boot device or to boot recovery media i can`t use my laptop and can`t find a way to flash the bios againany help please??


























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Hello everyone, can someone help me? Recently I bought Lenovo IdeaPad E31-70. It has a SSD drive, but when I enter BIOS it is not detected and I can't install any OS. I was looking for a BIOS update, but there is only .exe file for Windows. Is there any solution? EDIT: My bios version AFCN21WW(V1.08)

Answer:BIOS update - IdeaPad E31-70

Hi Karras,
 
Welcome to Lenovo Community!
 
Please click here for latest BIOS & check if still issue persist (AFCN29WW (V2.01))
 
I hope the above information helps.
 
Regards,
Shashi
 
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,I have Lenovo Ideapad 300-15ISK type/model 80Q700DRSC.I want to update BIOS, so I downloaded D5CN47WW. In text file it is written that this is BIOS for my computer.Everything seems fine but when I execute BIOS exe file it says that this is BIOS for Lenovo Paris 300 notebook!What Paris now? I tried to google but only can find Paris in France.I am user of Lenovo notebooks for many years (from IBM ThinkPads to this days) but when txt Readme file saidthis is update for your computer, it was! This is confusing for me so I cancelled update.Can anybody explain this mistery?Thanks in advance 

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hello every onei do have problem with my touch screenbad thing i can talk about it its some thing you have to see it yourself so please check this on youtubeNotice   ( pass first 1 min from video) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yGVoiU-VZ2g

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I have recently purchased the IdeaPad P400 and was wondering if there would be a BIOS update in the near future to allow you to switch to the "Legacy" keyboard mode, enabling the F-keys by default. I have seen that this has been an issue for numerous other users with the Z500 as well as the  P500 and was wondering if anyone has heard if it is going to be addressed in the near future. Thanks,Sean

Answer:IdeaPad p400 BIOS Update?

HiAs of my experience with my y560, i have gone through all the bios updates posted by lenovo for my machine from the starting and there has been no change till now in the settings of bios menu of any bios version except adding of esata port in the boot order(that too came in the last version which was uploaded on 17th feb 2011). And this is the cae of many other oem's also.So you shouldn't expect adding of a new setting in the bios until and unless it is very serious(That too would be an excption)Have a nice day





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I bought this lappy used but overall in almost perfect condition. Complete with all manuals, cable and boxes. This lappy have i3 processor. The bios version is 31CN28WW (v1.08). I had check the drivers page but cannot find the bios update for this model. I had done some google search and find out that there is bios v1.09 but I cannot download it because it is chinese site! I need to update the bios as I have a problem that sometimes this lappy cannot detect the internal hdd! I had tried changing the hdd but the problem is still there. Any help please.

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hellomy laptop : lenovo ideapad Y550my windows : windows 7 ultimate . 32 bit me updated BIOS. with this file ( 15CN35WW(V2.08_x32) ).download of LENOVO web site.now my problem :my computer not restart , restart = shutdownhow fixed.??????????????please help methanks

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English translation......
 
Where can I find instructions?
 
 
 
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!

Answer:Lenovo IdeaPad 510 15 ikb how to update (как обновить) BIOS

The instructions are in the readme.txt file located with BIOS update file at the link below. Flash BIOS update - Flash from Operating System version for Lenovo ideapad 310-14IKB, 310-15IKB, 310 Touch-15IKB, 510-15IKBhttps://pcsupport.lenovo.com/uu/uk/products/laptops-and-netbooks/500-series/510-15ikb/downloads/ds11... Cheers,

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The present BIOS update for the Ideapad S10-3   with name 2ACN31WW.exe  expands upon double-click to two further WinRAR archives with names  BIOSFL5.exe and BIOSFL5C.exe .There is no further information included which file to use or what the differences might be. Upon double-click on each of these files warning messages are displayed saying:This package is build for Lenovo M13 only, don't try it on other machines.A search for Lenovo M13 on the Lenovo site returns without results. Is this a wrong BIOS update package or is Lenovo M13 an internal name for the Ideapad S10-3 ? Has anybody done a successful BIOS upgrade with any of these files ? 

Answer:Ideapad S10-3 BIOS Update safe ?

I had the same question, I did manage to flash my s10-3 with that file.  For me it seemed to automatically choose one when I clicked the exe.  Later I noticed the 2 files. CPUID reported the mainboard as the Mariana3A which may be where the M comes from.

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bios update 3JCN26WW (14.03.2017) for ideapad 310 ends with "Mount the EFI System Partition fail", please i need a solution ASAP .

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Hello everyone, i have a U410 with Windows 7 installed and the BIOS version 65CN15WW and i need to flash it to replace the horrible qualcomm network adapter with a more useful one. i already found a thread on the internet:http://www.bios-mods.com/forum/Thread-REQUEST-Lenovo-IdeaPad-U410-Whitelist-removal-request-65CN13WW... But now i have a problem: I cant find the 65CN13WW.exe on the LENOVO site. The link posted in that thread is not working anymore, why did lenovo remove this file? and why isn't there an installer for the 65CN15WW version my ideapad came with? why are there no BIOS updates for U410 at all?

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I am told via the Lenovo Companion application that there is a BIOS update available for my Ideapad. However, when I go to download it, I get the following screen:Since mine is NOT a Touch-enabled laptop, can I still install this BIOS update?Thanks,Anna McCullough

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Dear Community ! I have failed to update the BIOS. Please help me to solve this problem Thank you in advance ! Tamas 

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Hello, I just bought the Ideapad 300 and I went to the Lenovo website to check if there is anything to be updated. I saw the Bios Update and wanted to update but I get the error after the reboot and it doesn't update. In Windows 10 everything looks fine. Is there anything I can do to fix thix?

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My machine tried to do a system update and all went well except for the bios update. Idea BIOS Update-10[64]-V.1.47.  The update failed and I got a message that said This BIOS is only for the Lenovo Paris do you want to go ahead and install?  Any ideas?

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hi.I 've downloaded bios update from this site and update but this update make problem for me .... my laptop Esc key not working anywhere. in game not working.. in bios setting not working .. in bot menu not working... please help for downgrade or new version of bios 

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Hello, Is there a more recent Bios version than the 74CN44WW 3.05? I've been searching but cannot find it. The reason I'm looking to update them is that I've been gaming and it crashes after an hour or so of SLI configuration within games, to which I've read that updating drivers and Bios might do the trick..

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I'm using windows 10 pro and trying to update the bios to 2.00, I get the following error message though. "current platform NOT supports GPT." I have no idea what this error message means, can anyone tell me how to fix it?  

Answer:Ideapad-100 bios update error

is this Ideapad 100-15IBY model ?

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Hey,I just tried to update the BIOS on my Ideapad as it was somewhat out-of-date and was having some issues, however, once I performed this update my BIOS seems to be gone...Whenever I boot now I'm presented with white text asking for media. I've attempted to use a USB with a Windows 10 installer on it, but nothing. Any help would be great, as this laptop is extremely important for my Uni work.

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I tried to install the bios update from the download sites (Version: 7CCN61WW, Date: 8/20/2014)But after shut down by the install wizzard the laptop didn't boot up again.By trying to manually boot I get the message "Default boot device missing or boot failed. Insert recovery media and hit any key then select 'boot manager' to choose a new boot device or to boot recovery media. I tried but in the list aren't any items, even if I insert an usb stick (efi enabled) ther arent't any items to select.I can't even enter the bios (hitting delete or f2 or f12 or other f-keys) Somebody has experience with that?  

Answer:ideapad u330p bios update failed

Hello, I'm having a similar problem with the same pc. I tried to update bios because I had power management problems with Windows. After the update was complete it went to an endless bootloop before POST, it boots up, blank screen for 15 secs and then it shuts down and boots up again. Please help me and tell me what to do!

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Hi from Russia, and sorry for bad English
 
Notebook Serial: xxxxxxxxxxxxxx
Lenovo IdeaPad Y560p (59065945)
 
Laptop comes with Win7HB 64 bit. First of all i've deleted service partitions and formatted C:
Then I've installed Windows 7 HB 32 bit with all drivers, and saw that only 3Gb RAM from installed 4 Gb is available.
 
I've take a BIOS Upgrade from lenovo site (Version 30CN59WW, ver 71 from 2011-02-17, for Windows 7 32bit 30cn71ww.txt) and launched it.
 
After succesfull upgrade, laptop goes to reboot and that was the end.
I can't turn it on any more. Screen is blank and even battery charge LED did not flash.
A have brought the laptop to the service, and they tell me that motherboard is dead. After changing it (about 1 week) i've make another try, and the history repeats.
 
Now it is at service again.
 
What's wrong?
 
Sasha
 
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Answer:BIOS Update killed my IdeaPad Y560p (twice)

did you restart your computer before flashing bios update?also, try to remove/reseat or swap the ram sticks.

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I have lenovo 300-15ISK Laptop (ideapad) and my  screen starts sudenly blinking . I made a scan  to find any Driver problem and among results the BIO is mentioned to be urgently updated. I have  downloaded BIOS Update (d5cn47ww) and BIOS Update Readme which indicates "This package updates the basic input/output system (BIOS) on ideapad 300-14ISK, 300-15ISK, 300-17ISK".  When I Tried to install  it gives me the following message "the bios is only for lenovo paris 300-14/15/17isk , are you sure you want to update this bios on this machine?".  The BIOS Update Readme does not mention  the word " Paris"; Is it safe to intall for 300-15ISK Laptop (ideapad) dispite  no Paris term is mentioned in the documentation  about my machine ? Is there another solution to stop the blinking?Thanks

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I have an Ideapad Y580 with bios 2.03 on Windows 8.1. I have the latest 5DCN40WW (2.07) file reading to flash, but want to know if anyone has successfully flashed from 2.03 to 2.07 while running Windows 8.1. Anyone?

Answer:update Ideapad Y580 bios 2.03 to 2.07 on Windows 8.1

I need to add this: I have a i7-3610QM cpu. Anyone upgrade from older an bios 2xx to 2.07 within Windows 8.1? I bought this laptop used on Ebay and it came with this old bios 2.03 and Windows 8.0. I upgraded tp Windows 8.1, but noticed the cpu stayed at around 3 ghz with the fan running fast with no load on the computer. Perhaps upgrading to bios 2.07 will fix this problem and make it work properly with Lenovo Energy Management software ver 8.0. I have a 2nd Lenovo Y580 with an i7-3610QM cpu that I bought previous to this. This came with Windows 7 and bios 2.07 from the factory. I upgraded to windows 8.0, then Windows 8.1 with no problems. The cpu ramps up and down in speed properly with Lenovo Dynamic Graphics set in the power plan.

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Hello everybody.firsly sorry for my bad englishI have ideapad 700. i use this machine with win7 for 3 months succesfully.today I noticed that I not setup bios update. i download win7 bios update tool from lenovo drivers page for my computer. after update my bios is gone. and on startup i see only boot menu. i select my harddisk for boot but nothing happens.I realized that i need a bootable bios cd for fix my bios. but i didn't find it on lenovo's website..please please anyone help me for this issue. i need this pc for my school project ( as soon as possible. ) also if i press esc on startup i see this screen (image on attaced)please help me. thanks every body











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Answer:ideapad 700 - Stuck after bios update E5CN51WW ...

I find the solition and i want to write here for other customersI was able to enter bios, after bios update hothey function is come back. because i was supposed to do press Fn + F2 key on startup for enter bios. after enter the bios. i did following1: goto Configration tab  and hotkey mode set to disabled ( optional )2: goto Boot tab andBoot Mode set to Legacy SupportBoot Priority Legacy Firstalso Under Boot priority, i move the harddisk situated my windows , to first line ( 1. position )after this changes i goto Exit tab and select "Exit Saving Changes" and select Yes.after these operation i saw Lenovo logo and windows startpup logo and i was happy . but i try update bios because my computer make lag periodicly.  ( only when  apps to use graphics card ) etc: games or IDE'si will try now if bios update fix this lag problem, i will message here for result.

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Good day.I have a Y560p. I accidentally updated the bios with the update for the y560. When the system rebooted the laptop was dead as a doornail. The update completed correctly but only the cd rom light goes on when the laptop is on power now.I have reseated the ram with no luck. I've also done a power drain to no avail. My laptop is not in warrenty anymore so I,ll need to fix it myself.Any help will be appreciated.Kind regards

Answer:Ideapad y560p dead after bios update

Unfortunately since you Flashed a bios not for your motherboard you are out of luck and need a new bios chip or eeprom you either need to take apart your computer and replace your motherboard or have lenovo replace the chip is the only way. Edit: you can try this best of luck http://forums.lenovo.com/t5/IdeaPad-Y-U-V-Z-and-P-series/Bios-Recovery-For-ideapad-laptops/td-p/8842...





I own a Y510p SLI (retired), Yoga 2 Pro, and a P50 4K.

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Greetings and thank you for reading, concerning my personal Ideapad 700 15isk laptop with specs:TYPE: 80RUSERIAL#:R90L6FW1CPU: i7 6700hq 2.60GHz quad coreRAM: 8GbVRam: Nvidia GTX950m 4Gb and intel HD530BIOS: E5CN56WWAntivirus: Eset anti virus 9Ever since I installed the latest BIOS update I've been having weird slow down issues and general perfomance problems. One of the most annoying big/impossible to experience fps drops in all games. I can confirm the fps drops are not caused by any of the drivers, Intel or Nvidia's, I've reinstalled and completely renewed both drivers, no changes.Particular examples:-chrome starts fine, horrible slowing down after a few minutes-Civilization 6: went from 40~60 fps to 10~20 fps (unplayable)-World of Warcraft:Legion from 50~80fps to 20~40fps (spikes up to 60)-MS Visual Studio 2015 extremely long loading and start up times, frequent crashes, freezes and debug applications running horribly on this computer, that run fine on my older Lenovo laptop from 4 years ago!What I've tried:-Reinstalling the BIOS, did nothing-Reinstalling video drivers, did nothing (both NVidia and Intel)-Reinstalling most of the drivers including audio, chipset, ... No fix-Completely reinstalled Windows 10 from recovery, fixed nothing-Hardware scan via Lenovo companion: No problems found What I would prefer is a previous version of the BIOS if possible, installing that again to see if that fixes my problem, I know I had a BIOS version from b... Read more

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Lenovo IdeaPad U310 with i5-3317U CPU and  Bios ver 65CN89WW (09/04/2012) I downloaded BIOS Update file (65cn21ww.exe) from (http://download.lenovo.com/consumer/mobiles/65cn21ww.exe), but after start I got a message "ERROR 233 - Only secured capsule is allowed on a SecureFlash system! Status = 1." What am I doing wrong? How to install the update BIOS?













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Answer:Lenovo IdeaPad U310 Bios Update

HiWelcome to the forumFrom the data you gave, i think your bios is well upto date and that might be the cause that the bios is not updating.Regards





Ishaan Ideapad Y560(i3 330m), Hp Elitebook 8460p!(i5-2520M) Hp Pavilion n208tx(i5-4200u)If you think a post helped you, then you can give Kudos to the post by pressing the Star on the left of the post. If you think a post solved your problem, then mark it as a solution so that others having the same problem can refer to it.

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So I have bought my Z580 with GF630M 2years ago. And I was pretty happy with it. Except few things...like Nvidia Prime setting low GPU clocks after awakening laptop from sleep and fan control only possible with Energy management.I really like to play games on my laptop, so when I was playing game I have set my energy management to "efficient heat dissipation" (English is not my native language so I dunno how is it called in english) which set fan to little higher speed, and everything was ok.But about month ago I have made BIOS update from Lenovo site. Which completely reset bios setting and they must have been set manually again. Took me about half a day to make it working again. Also it somehow messed up drivers so I was forced to reinstall them all. But most importantly that BIOS update changed fan controls which means that in power management I am now able to choose only between "Normal" mode and "Dust removing" mode.( Yes, I have tried to install diferent versions on energy management....all of them from lenovo site, but none of them works)That means that now everytime I play game and temperature rise above aprox. 92C, driver sets GPU clocks approximately to the half of the original value and Game starts to have unplayable FPS.Now my laptop doesn't have apropriate cooling and fan is running like nothing important is happening while GPU is boiling at 90.Can somebody give me link to previous BIOS update? I really need downgrade because now I am not able to play game at... Read more

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I cant update my Bios , kindly check my attached pic for error .


























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How can I tell if this update is for my laptop? A message popped up saying I have a critical update and then this message says it is only for these models. Is it safe to say if I get this message then my laptop is one of these models? I can't find specifics within my computer to show if I have these models. I know I have a ideapad flex 4, but beyond that I don't know.

Answer:Bios update only for IdeaPad 510S-14 ISK/Yoga 510-...

browsing Amazon I believe this is my laptop Lenovo Flex 4 - 2-in-1 Laptop/Tablet 15.6" Full HD Touchscreen Display (Intel Core i7, 16 GB RAM, 256 GB SSD, Windows 10) 80SB0004US Still, no idea on if this bios update applies

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 Secure flash taalking about formware update failed.  My version is D5C46WW. New version is D5C47WW. An error you can see in attached screnshots. How can I update a BIOS before MacOS 10.12.2 Installation?

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HiI have a problem here is that when I tried to update my BIOS for my Ideapad Z485, the Phoenix SCT Flash give me an error of 220 failed at power status check, status=226, does anyone have a solution or having a similar problem?

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I am unable to upgrade my S12 Intel Atom with 2g RAM and probably need to upgrade the BIOS, but I can not find a download for this anymore. Is there anybody how can give me a link for a BIOS upgrade?

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Question: Ideapad Z500 HDD

Hi All,I have a Z500 Ideapad, and would like to purchase a Samsung SSD drive, but i am unable to see compatability list for the SSD that i would like. I have ben advised by Samsung to ask Lenovo, if my laptop can support  SATA3 SSD. If more information is required, please let me know. Regards,Craig

Answer:Ideapad Z500 HDD

Page 26 states 7mm/9.5mm SATA drive. Why not call techsupport for details?

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I just recently got the Ideapad Z500 for my birthday and I loved it but there is one thing that is doing my head in and I wonder if there is a way to stop it or fix it. Basically the "i" key on my keyboard is super sensitive and I don't need to push it down, just slightly touching it types an "i" and means I keep accidentally typing an "i" just because I accidentally touched it. Does anyone have the same problem and do you know if there is a way of fixing it?!

Answer:I key on Ideapad z500

should also mention I don't know if this is a feature of the laptop considering the "i" is a commonly used key??

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Question: ideapad z500

i got ideapad z500 and its truning out to be a great disappointment to me... its battery life is poor and fans are always working like even i trun it on fan kicks in... i have read so many similar complients abt dis model but now i m clueless wht to do... if i cud change da laptop n get another lenovo thn which one i sud get??? i checked with alot of people before buying lenovo and everyone said its da best bt it didnt trun to be the best for me... m a student n its really hard to afford a laptop... help me...

Answer:ideapad z500

hi Safi2905,
 
Welcome to the Forums.
 
You might want to follow this thread and apply this battery firmware update to address the battery concerns. As for the fan kicking in at power up, this is most likely a thermal design to keep the laptop running cool - unless you're hearing rattling / grinding noise that might indicate a faulty fan, otherwise, this is normal.
 
If you're leaning towards a new lenovo unit to use mostly with MS Word/Excel and web surfing, check out the U Series / S series models (if you're a typist, check out the S300)
 
 
Regards

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Ever since I got turned on my 510 for the first time, its fan has been spinning loudly, as if it was under a heavy load. Yet it isn't. Using HWMonitor I can see the temps resides at a cool ~30 degrees when idle, but the fans spins at the same level whether the temperature is 30 or 50, idle or under load. I figured perhaps a BIOS update would fix this problem, but I'm met with this error message. http://imgur.com/a/7FP0S Now, reading the error message, I can see that it addresses a EFI address. When I first got the computer, I did a clean install of Windows 10. To do this, I had to disable multiple things in BIOS such as Secure boot, Intel PTT, and enable legacy boot.  The BIOS update in question is the one below.http://support.lenovo.com/dk/en/products/Laptops-and-netbooks/500-Series/510-15IKB/80SV/downloads/DS...  

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THE INSYDE BIOS UPDATE 2.0 LISTED ON LENOVO SUPPORT WEBSITE FOR THE IDEAPAD 100 14IBY IS SHOWING " CANT SUPPRT CURRENT GPT PLATORM". SO THAT ANY ONE CANT UPDATE THE BIOS FROM THE VERSION 1 TO 2.0.  THE LENOVO TEAM HAS NOT MADE ANY COMMENT OR FIXED THE ISSUE TILL  TODAY.THE SAME IS REPORTED ON ALL WINDOWS VERSIONS.THERE IS NO OTHER BIOS UPDATE ON THE WEBSITE RIGHT NOW.  I REQUEST LENOVO TECH TEAM TO RECTIFY THE SAME ASAP.  THANKS  AMD999INDIA

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Hi, I have recently updated my BIOS using the 5dcn40ww.exe update located in the driver section. Before updating I set-up a BIOS password (which I did not forget). After the BIOS was flashed, the computer restarted, entered the BIOS, was prompted the password, put in the password, and entered the BIOS menu. However, after I sthut down the computer and tried to get into the BIOS menu, the password was no longer recognized. I've read that this issue existed on some previous versions of ThinkPad BIOSes, where the update would do something to the passwords. If anyone has any ideas on how to fix this, that would be great! Vulkum  EDIT: The problem was with using the NUMPAD keys as opposed to the standard keys from the QWERTY keyboard. It might still be a bug in one of the versions, as I previously used the numpad keys.

Answer:Ideapad Y580 BIOS locked out with password after update

Hi Vulkum,
 
Welcome to Lenovo Community!
 
I?m sorry to hear about your situation, as the BIOS password is locked after its update. The only available option is to contact our Technical Support for further Assistance to get the details of the nearest Authorized Service Center to get the issue addressed.
 
Click here to open a link where you can select the country and get the exact contact support number. I?m sure they will be a great help.
 
Do post us back for further queries.
 
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hi, i'have a lenovo ideapad n581. yesterday evening i've updated the bios with version from 24.04.2013 from the lenovo-website and now the bios doesn't start. when i turn on the pad: first "checking media"->"efi network 0 for ipv6 (b8-88-e3-7a-a0-ad) boot failed."->"checking media"->"efi network 0 for ipv4 (b8-88-e3-7a-a0-ad) boot failed." on blackscreen.after that it appears the boot manager with only these two boot options: "efi network 0 for ipv6 (b8-88-e3-7a-a0-ad)" and "efi network 0 for ipv4 (b8-88-e3-7a-a0-ad)" the same, when i use the recovery-button on the pad: there i can choose between four different options->but always when i choose one of them the same info. (I'm very sorry about my very bad english!) Someone has an idea? thanks.

Answer:IdeaPad N581 after bios-update doesn't work

Hi sir
 
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If the windows doesn't start up please contact the below support to have your machine issue sorted out

 
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hi.I 've downloaded bios update from this site and update but this update make problem for me .... my laptop Esc key not working anywhere. in game not working.. in bios setting not working .. in bot menu not working... please help for downgrade or new version of bios

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i have a lenovo ideapad 100 14-iby installed with windows 10 with the bios cccn14ww.. i updated the bios via link provide by lenovo support in the site https://download.lenovo.com/consumer/mobiles/cccn21ww.exe .. the bios update was successful. but after the update when i tried to use the heaphone port. there is no sound coming out the headphone because the headphone isnt detected to be plugged in.i tried many headphone. but no headphone is being detected.. the audio only came out of the speaker of the laptop. .. I already check the Device Manager. but no Unknown Devices is visible.. And Already Checked for Windows Update.. But it is Already up to date. please help .

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I downloaded BIOS Update file 65cn21ww.exe from Lenove Support but after start I got a message "ERROR 233 - Only secured capsule is allowed on a SecureFlash system! Status = 1."I see that similar threads do not actually resolve the problem.While doing a Google search I came across ErrorEND which claims to solve the problem for $30Does anyone either know what error 233 is and how to solve it, or if the ErrorEND program solution works and is not a rip off...David













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Answer:Lenovo IdeaPad U410 Bios Update ERROR 233

HiWelcome to the forum!!!I am not sure of the problem but i don't advice you to use errorend or other programs since it will cost you 30$ and there is no assurance if it will work.Regards





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Hi.I have a problem with my battery not charging (at 1% left and power connected) and get an error message that my battery is not recognized by Lenovo, even though it's the same battery I've had for 4 years (the laptop is as good as new, and I don't want to change it).Apparently, a BIOS update should work, according to several web forums, and it worked when I had the same problem some time ago. But since then I have updated to Windows 10 and I can't find any BIOS updates for my laptop which is compatible with windows 10. And those that are compatible with windows 10 are not compatible with my laptop. Will there ever be an update, or do anyone have another solution to my battery problem?INFO:Windows 10 Home 64 bitIntel Core i5-3337U 1.80 GHz8GB RAMCurrent BIOS id: 7ECN19WW 

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Hello, yesterday I tryed to update the bios of my 450p but at part 9 of 37 the computer hang up.Now when I turn on the pc nothing happens... Windows do not boot and the monitor is black.Can you give some ideas what I can do now? 

Answer:Lenovo Ideapad U450p - Bios Update failed

Looks like you have phoenix bios, so you can look at this topic https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/IdeaPad-Y-U-V-and-Z-series/Lenovo-ideaPad-Y560-BIOS-Recovery/td-p/37791... .Though it's for different laptop model, technically these bioses are similar and that restoration method should work for you. NOTE! that doesn't mean that you can take bios file from y560, you should download updater for your laptop, open it with 7-zip and use bios rom file from here. Flashing bios from different model will DEFINITELY BRICK your laptop.Also, look at this:http://www.bios-mods.com/bios-recovery/phoenix-bios-recovery/http://www.google.com/search?q=phoenix+bios+recovery

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Hello, where I can get the latest BIOS for Lenovo IdeaPad G505A?herehttp://support.lenovo.com/ua/uk/products/laptops-and-netbooks/lenovo-g-series-laptops/lenovo-g505-no...and herehttp://support.lenovo.com/ru/ru/products/laptops-and-netbooks/lenovo-g-series-laptops/lenovo-g505-no...is only 2.04(82CN24WW) version of BIOS, and herehttp://browser.primatelabs.com/geekbench3/2084004is information about 2.05(82CN26WW) version of BIOS.Where I can get it?And how to upgrade BIOS under Windows 10 or Ubuntu Linux(14.04)?Or can I upgrade it on laptop power on from usb-flash or sdcard?Thanks.

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Hello, I recently installed a new SSD in my U310 laptop and put Windows 10 on it. Everything was working fine until I ran the Bios update found on Lenovo's website located here. After the update installed without any error messages, the machine rebooted and I was left looking at the boot menu. I selected the ssd and the screen went blank for 15 seconds or so and then the boot menu appeared again. I've restarted the machine several times, tried booting from usb, and even tried putting the old hard drive back in but I just keep getting the blank screen and then back to the boot menu. Nothings working. When the computer first starts it doesn't show a lenovo logo or any text. Because of this it seems that I'm unable to get into the bios too. What do I do here? The laptop is basically bricked it seems.











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Answer:Ideapad U310 Touch Won't Boot After Bios Update

I managed to resolve the issue by following the resolution posted here for anyone that's experiencing something similar. The bios update seems to be buggy.

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Hello, I recently installed a new SSD in my U310 laptop and put Windows 10 on it. Everything was working fine until I ran the Bios update found on Lenovo's website located here. After the update installed without any error messages, the machine rebooted and I was left looking at the boot menu. I selected the ssd and the screen went blank for 15 seconds or so and then the boot menu appeared again. I've restarted the machine several times, tried booting from usb, and even tried putting the old hard drive back in but I just keep getting the blank screen and then back to the boot menu. Nothings working. When the computer first starts it doesn't show a lenovo logo or any text. Because of this it seems that I'm unable to get into the bios too. What do I do here? The laptop is basically bricked it seems.

Answer:Ideapad U310 Touch Won't Boot After Bios Update

I managed to resolve the issue by following the resolution posted here for anyone that's experiencing something similar. The bios update seems to be buggy.

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