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Lenovo IdeaPad Z510 compatible drivers for Windows 7

Question: Lenovo IdeaPad Z510 compatible drivers for Windows 7

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I bought last week a Lenovo IdeaPad Z510 laptop. It runs on Windows 8 platform, but I have to work on a Windows 7 operating system. I need a lot for all drivers , supporting this model to work with Windows 7 OS. Thank you in advance for any suggestion / address to download the right drivers pack.
I look for for your support to download the right drivers pack, as soon as possible. You may also write to me directly, on the e-mail xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

Thank you in advance!
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Answer: Lenovo IdeaPad Z510 compatible drivers for Windows 7

hello, have you had any luck with this? i too am trying to find compatiable drivers

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Hello, I've just purchased the Lenovo Z510 Intel Core i7 (model 20287) and I've got a few queries: 1. if there is one mSATA connector available and free (not already connected) so I could be able to add an ADATA XPG SX300 mSATA SSD? this one is compatible with lenovo products?2. if yes (compatible) ,I can be able to install the Win7 OS after and if system will recognize the new ssd? any tutorial?3. if no (not compatible), what are Lenovo laptops compatible with mSATA ?  Many thanks in advance! Charlotte.













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Answer:Lenovo IdeaPad Z510 (20287) - Compatible mSATA SSDs?

hi Charlotte,
 
Regarding your questions:
1. Looking at the specs sheet, the Ideapad Z510 does have a mini PCie card slot to fit an mSATA SSD but it doesn't indicate that it supports mSATA data signaling (and this slot is occupied by the wireless adapter).
  - Link to picture (page 27 of the HMM)
  - Z510 Specs
 
2. Not compatible. If you're leaning towards an SSD upgrade, you could consider getting a regular 2.5" SATA SSD and replace the HDD with the SSD and install Windows 7 on it. Check this thread as other users have sucessfully installed Win7 on their Z510.
 
3. Natively, these are some of the systems that supports mSATA:
   - IdeaPad Y400 / Y500
   - IdeaPad Yoga 13
   - IdeaPad Yoga 2 Pro
   - IdeaPad U310 / U410 / U510
   - IdeaPad Y580
 
Sample articles / videos:
Y500 mSATA
Yoga 13 mSATA
U410 mSATA upgrade
 
 
Regards

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I have a Lenovo Ideapad U530 natively with Windows 8.1, now that the time has come and Windows 10 just launched some 2 days ago, I was wondering if this model was 100% drivers compatible and updated for Windoes 10.I have checked the Lenovo Drivers Download page (http://support.lenovo.com/us/en/products/laptops-and-netbooks/ideapad-u-series-laptops/ideapad-u530-... and there are some Windos 10 compatible drivers.Should I wait for more drivers? Or can I just use the ones already are available and download the Windows 8.1 drivers?

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I have an ideapad Z510 which originally came with windows 8. Now, as a result of that I changed the HDD, I must reinstall Windows. Do you suggest I reinstall Windows 8? where can I download it? Should I install windows 10? looking forward to hearing of you. m.-if required i can send the serial number.

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I have an ideapad Z510 which originally came with windows 8. Now, as a result of that I changed the HDD, I must reinstall Windows. Do you suggest I reinstall Windows 8? where can I download it? Should I install windows 10? looking forward to hearing of you. m.-if required i can send the serial number.

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For some reason (not after some windows updates or smth) my notebook lenovo ideapad z510 doesn't boot. LEDs glow, keyboard's light is on, I can turn it on or off, can open dvd-rom, cooler is on, computer sounds normaly. But nothing loads. Just black screen. I cant turn on capslock or numlock. After reading about the causes of this behaviour,  I decided to take the battery off, reset settings by holding "turn on" button for 30 second and then set the battery back.It helped but after the next reboot the same story. Then I decided not to power it off at all. Today I came home (it was turned on all day) and the same... Also, there is some signal when I plug in the charger in when computer is turned on with black screen and stuff I mentioned above.It seems to me that there is a problem with the battery. I'm really tired of disassembling computer to take the battery off.May be someone has an advice.. The computer was on guarantee (I bought it about 9 months ago) but I've already disassembled it, so not anymore. Besides I can't give away notebook for 3 weeks for a guarantee repair. 

Answer:Lenovo ideapad z510 does not boot windows 8.1

If you can repeat what you have done so that you can boot, try running the following under command prompt with admin rights "sfc /scannow" without the quotation.

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Hello!Long story short - It was giving me BSOD and constantly restarting and it didn't boot my Windows 8 dvd so I set the default setting in bios and now It\s not showing anything in the Boot order(HDD,DVD,bootloader, nothing. But now it's showing me Press any key to boot from CD/DVD and after I do it's loading but then it freezes on black screen.Hope someone can help me out 

Answer:Lenovo Ideapad z510 problem. Windows 8

Can no one help me out ?

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I installed Windows 8 Pro on my notebook and program Dolby Home Theater is not working. Is not changing after the pressing the Dolby button. During the using Windows 7 this programme was working good. I reinstalled Realtek Audio Card. Can you help me please  

Answer:Dolby Home Theater V4 not working on Lenovo Ideapad Z510 - Windows 8

Windows 8  Pro 64 bit

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So title says it all. Before it was working fine with Windows 8.1. Audio and Video output is good but after updating Windows 10, it just stopped working. I've checked in windows update and it says my computer is up to date. Am I missing something or does anyone experience the same issue?

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Hi every bodyDoes anybody has problem with Lenovo Battery Gauge  installation with Windows 10 build 15007 Enterprise  on ideapad Z510 and if he get solution to this problem

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Hi All,This problem persists and i have no idea what is wrong. I have bought  a new IdeaPad Z510, and installed windows 7, and the drivers recommended on the lenovo website. Occaisionally (once every some 10 times), when starting windows the Wifi isnt recognized (it doesnt connect automatically to the network and manaul trials fail), and anything connected to the USB prots isnt recognized, trying to restart, the windows takes minutes and windows gives a blue screen saying it recovered from crash, and dumpds data and then restarts offering operation in normal and safe mode.What is the problem here, any suggestions how to solve it!, i tried to format the Labtop and install the windows all over again and the drivers from lenovo wesite again, same problem persisits, please help!!!! 

Answer:Problem with Lenovo IdeaPad Z510 !!!!: Wifi and USB ports arent recognized after windows startup.

Finally I found someone who has the EXACT SAME problem than me.I don't know why this happens, but it is annoying as hell. I also tried alternative OS like Windows 8(.1) as well, but I wasn't able to solve it. Sadly, I need my laptop so sending it away for fixing is not really my first choice :/

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

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

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

Shiva Kumar






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Hello Guys, Im going to buy Z510 I7, 8G, 1TB laptop, and i have a question about the 4 cell battery if can i replace it with 6, 8, 12 cell battery or not ? Thanks Lenovo 













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Answer:Im going to buy Lenovo Ideapad Z510

Any help plz ?

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want lenovo ideapad z510 8DCN38WW













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Answer:lenovo ideapad z510

Unfortunately the only BIOS update Lenovo has available for your model is 8DCN40WW. 

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Hi, I have Lenovo IdeaPad Z510 Model Name 20287. I have 8 GB of Memory, I want to update it upto 32 GB.  Would my laptop support it ?? Thanks !

Answer:Lenovo IdeaPad Z510

Hi Adeelarifbhatti,     
                                                                                                                                                         
Welcome to the Lenovo Community.                                 
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Hi my Battery Life Gone cuz of Keeping it Charging all night even it Full i didnt know that it Hurts her so i need to Replace it so which Exactly Battery i can Change it with and can i change it with 9cell Or 6cell ? and i change it with any 6cell battery ? Sorry Many Questions

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For the last 4 or 5 years, i had a Lenovo Ideapad z510.It always worked like this:When it's plugged in it works perfectly when it's not or it's at 0% its sluggish and everything crashes.4 days ago I wasn't able to charge it more than 0 % I googled and fixed the problem the laptop is working and plugged in but its so slow like its not plugged in but it is and its charged 100% charged plugged in and I don't understand it also I updated windows and there was a black screen saying something about watch dogs but it went away and I googled in and they said that Avg doesn't work well with updates but its nothing to worry about.Help me fix this I something wrong with the hardware or software.4 days ago it worked fine I don't even have that much space taken up my graphics card is up to date so I don't understand it...

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Hi There Everyone,I Have a Lenovo Ideapad Z510 i5-4200 @2.5 Gz with 2GB Nvidia Geforce 740 and 4GB RAM.I have updated it to Windows 10 64-bit, and it originally came with windows 8 64-bit. My lappy stutters a lot, and freezes.Kindly tell me if I can update  the bios(this is the most common response which I found from other members),If yes, then how? Also, how do i increse the cpu speed.And when the NVIDIA graphics card doesn't seem to work, because most games are lagging.Thanks & Regards,Utkarsh Y.

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Dear team,I was initially so excited to receive my brand new lenovo z510 in feb 2014. But two months later, I have noticed that my laptop had problem with keyboard and mouse touched pad. I was disappointed, it was my first laptop in my life that I bought with my own expense having a great feeling on Lenovo. It made me so unhappy and depressed that it was a totally new laptop just been 2 months old and it had a defect. I conveyed myself saying that defects with any electronic items are quite common and I moved on shipping my laptop to lenovo depot center at texas with my expense paying $25.00 to fedex. I really appreciate and I am thankful to lenovo team who took care of my laptop very well, and for having the issue fixed. However the left arrow key on keyboard is troubling once in a while. Its not that it doesnt work completely , but it does rarely. What bothers me write this to you is another problem that I am having now. I don't really know if this part of issue will be taken care by Lenovo or not, but wanted to get this to notice of somebody. The laptop inside screen border that has a grey color started peeling off itself on the top right hand corner. (The laptop outer body is chocolate color and there is a joining between the outer layer and the inner grey frame that hold the laptop screen). And more of that, it looks like the inner grey border is just sticked to the screen and it stared loosing the adhesive joining at the bottom of the frame too.The battery nev... Read more

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For the last 4 or 5 years, i had a Lenovo Ideapad z510.It always worked like this:When it's plugged in it works perfectly when it's not or it's at 0% its sluggish and everything crashes.4 days ago I wasn't able to charge it more than 0 % I googled and fixed the problem the laptop is working and plugged in but its so slow like its not plugged in but it is and its charged 100% charged plugged in and I don't understand it also I updated windows and there was a black screen saying something about watch dogs but it went away and I googled in and they said that Avg doesn't work well with updates but its nothing to worry about.Help me fix this I something wrong with the hardware or software.4 days ago it worked fine I don't even have that much space taken up my graphics card is up to date so I don't understand it...

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A few months ago  I bought this laptop as I heard  it ran games really well. But whenever I try and run a game on charge, the laptop shuts down without any warning. It completley switches off. I can only play games on battery, and on battery they run very slowly. The games shut off after about 10 minutes or so. Please help me! I am sure it is not a heating issue as I play on a hard surface and the machine is only a few months old.

Answer:Lenovo Ideapad Z510 Serious issue

What are your system specs?
 
Download, install and Run CPU-z and check which graphics card is displayed there.
Also, check what are the temps.
 
One suggestion is to update your graphics drivers.

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I recently bought a Lenovo IdeaPad Z510 (59-398016) laptop. I want to play some games in it and i'm worried about the heating. Can anyone suggest me the Cooling Pad which is compatible with this model..I live in india and I would really appreciate if anyone can provide me with a Flipkart link of the cooling pad, so that i can buy it onlineThanks













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Answer:Lenovo IdeaPad Z510 (59-398016)

hi aviz1911,
 
Welcome to Lenovo Community Forums!
 
This one should do the Job
  Support the exact size of a 15.6 inch and the Fan will directly hit the vents underneath the Z510
 
http://www.flipkart.com/deepcool-n30-cooling-pad/p/itmdtmzjgewsytgk?pid=ACCDTMZG3ZYMAWGM&srno=b_6&re...
 
Hope this helps
Cheers!





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Attention!Laptop Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 10 is not compatible with Windows 8.1 and Windows 8.1 Update (pre-installed operating system is Windows 8.0) .More specifically, after update for Windows 8.1 all the  drivers (including the latest)  Intel (R) Iris (TM) graphics, Intel (R) Iris (TM) Pro graphics and Intel (R) HD GRAPHICS  installed on this laptop  does not support out of the sleep mode.This has been checked many times by different users laptop Flex 10.Any comments from Lenovo are absent. By Lenovo specifications for this notebook there are no conflicts with Windows 8.1. It is not true!It is unclear why Lenovo has admitted this deficiency.I think Lenovo Flex 10 is a mistake that will cost the company Lenovo.

Answer:Attention! Laptop Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 10 is not compatible with Windows 8.1

Mine came with Windows 8.1

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<p>Hi guys ,I have a Lenovo ideaPad Z510 , recently my laptop start to take much time in the logo page of Lenovo especially if my laptop was shutdown , he take 3 to 4 minutes to pass to windows.any idea please ?<p>

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Hey people have just got a lenovo ideapad z510 and it doesnt have a backlit keyboard !! does anyone know where i can buy a replacement keyboard for it or how i can chage it to backlit if possible ? Thanks 

Answer:Lenovo Ideapad Z510 Keyboard change !

hi kevinbutler92,
 
Welcome to the Forums.
 
Changing the stock non-backlit keyboard to a backlit one is possible.
 
To change it:
 1. You will need a compatible Z510 backlit keyboard. As per page 100-103 of the hardware maintenance manual, the compatible part numbers are:
 
Chicony Backlight KBPart#: 25213721Part#: 25213723
 
Sunrex Backlight KBPart#: 25213752Part#: 25213754
 
Darfon Backlight KBPart#: 25213681
 
2. Ensure that there's a keyboard power connector on the motherboard as this is required for the backlight feature to work. To replace he keyboard, follow page33-36 of the hardware maintenance manual.
 
- Link to picture
- Link to picture
 
Looking around, I haven't found a seller of the compatible backlit keyboard above so this will most likely be the challenging part.
 
 
Regards

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Hello,2 weeks ago i bought 2 Lenovo IdeaPad z510 and i have a problem: in the list of device (in Device Manager) i can't find the Bluetooth device... By technical specification (device list mentioned in all sellers-websites) Bluetooth connection's included. My S.O. is Windows 8.1 (it was already installed when i bought it). Please Help me because i need Bluetooth connection to work!! i already tried to download other drivers (http://support.lenovo.com/us/en/downloads/ds038011) but it seems there is no BT hardware... Thanks in advance...

Answer:Lenovo IdeaPad z510 bluetooth missing

before, i just wanted to make sure that you've purchased g500 with bluetooth hardware. some of the systems doesn't come with bluetooth installed therefor please check your receipt or the box if you have the hardware.also, there are couple of steps that you need to activate bluetooth on windows 8 and 8.1. i'm assuming you're using one of these version, can you please check the settings > change pc settings > bluetooth if it's on.

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I bought my laptop on 8th Feb 2014 from authorized Lenovo dealer.On Monday I was watching video on youtube on JBL speaker. After that I used Skype, for that I used Headphone. After my call I removed my headphone and continued my youtube video, but sound was not coming. Again I inserted the headphone, sound is coming only via headphone. But not through speaker. I contacted today (11/02/2014) to lenovo ideapad service centre. They told me to give the desktop access to troubleshoot the issue and they said speaker is not working. After that I asked them its under warranty and I should be given service. They simply disconnected the session and now on call also they are not supporting. Please help me to get this issue resolved.

Answer:Lenovo Ideapad Z510 JBL Speaker is not working

Hi,I have this exact same problem too with my Z510 that I bought a week ago. Same scenario.. Speakers working--> used headphones---> speakers not working after unplugging headphones.Now that it's been almost a month have you managed to solve the problem?

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i have bought Z510 one year back,within this short time i am facing battery problem.Battery is not charging and the system to be keep in plugged condition at every use.I am a home user and use laptop for limited time.I dont understand why lenova has not provided detachable battery which can be change by user only.Now new battery is not available in the market ,moreover Lenova is simply shedding their responsibility by saying Laptop in not under warranty.I request Lenovo to go for root cause analysis of this problem as hundreds of people are facing same problem in this model.Hope Lenovo would provide some software for attending the problem or atleast give the details of service provider from where battery can be repaired/replaced. 











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Answer:LENOVO IDEAPAD Z510 BATTERY PROBLEM

Hi Mukesh1967,
 
Welcome to the Forums  
 
As per the query we understood that you are facing issue with battery in your Lenovo Z510 laptop.
 
Try to perform the battery gauge reset, to perform the gauge reset go to energy manager and select the maintenance and guide and select gauge reset option and check if the battery charges.
 
Also uninstall the ACPI, to uninstall go to device manager select batteries option and right click on the Microsoft ACPI compliant control method battery and select uninstall and restart the machine and check for the issue.
 
Best regards,         
 
Ashwin.S




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When I turn off Wi-Fi I can?t turn it on in a regularly way so I have to use troubleshoot problems to turn Wi-Fi on and its turn on actually but this fix doesn?t last permanently. The troubleshooting window is this:
 
Link to image
 
Every time I turn it off I have to do so to turn it on.
 
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dear sir, my name is nikhil in my laptop z510 ideapad i am facing battery problem it is not showing correct battery % and also not show batterey low warning message and it is stable at one position 99% please sir help me out from this problem .many of them his having this same problem please give some battery firmware update so to resolve this problem.it is not a hardware problem because it started from two days before previously it is working fine but now it is not working          I purchased the z510 last  july and while the battery life wasn't great on it now it has stopped working altogether. I have tried every conceivable fix for it from the forums here and none has worked. The problem that I am having is that the battery is stuck at 99% while charging and when it is off charge it will stay on for half an hour and the shut off hard without warning, it has caused me to lose progress in work. The battery gauge reset is no longer working either as it was on for hours and just kept showing 99%. I would appreciate a response back. This seems to be a problem with this make of laptop as far as Ican see.













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Answer:lenovo ideapad z510 battery problem

I also have Z510 Laptop (Purchased May,2014) I have also started getting similar problem. It is overcharging everytime & will drop power suddenly from around 50-60%, abruptly shutting down my Laptop. I am facing this issue since last week. Report from Windows Energy Manager:Battery:Battery Information Battery IDBAT20101001Lenovo IdeaPadAILZxManufacturerLenovo IdeaPadSerial NumberBAT20101001ChemistryLi-iLong Term1Sealed0Design Capacity43200Last Full Charge48000 Few weeks back, the full charge capacity was around 33000 showing wear level around 20%, which is quite high in just 1 year of moderate usage. Now it has started overcharging. Battery capacity historyCharge capacity history of the system's batteriesPERIODFULL CHARGE CAPACITYDESIGN CAPACITY2015-07-28 - 2015-08-0430,480 mWh43,200 mWh2015-08-04 - 2015-08-1126,929 mWh43,200 mWh2015-08-11 - 2015-08-1826,640 mWh43,200 mWh2015-08-18 - 2015-08-2526,640 mWh43,200 mWh2015-08-25 - 2015-09-0133,614 mWh43,200 mWh2015-09-0234,320 mWh43,200 mWh2015-09-0336,138 mWh43,200 mWh2015-09-0442,641 mWh43,200 mWh2015-09-0548,000 mWh43,200 mWh2015-09-0648,000 mWh43,200 mWh2015-09-0748,000 mWh43,200 mWh2015-09-0848,000 mWh43,200 mWh2015-09-0948,000 mWh43,200 mWh2015-09-1048,000 mWh43,200 mWh  Charging Behavior:Stuck at 99% for about an hour and when it reaches 100%, it is overcharged at 48000. Also, I feel batttery is getting charged very quickly.  Gauge Reset Behavior:Goes on for very long time, p... Read more

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My Lenovo ideaPad z510 notebook cannot see my wireless g network to be able to connect to it.  Does anyone have any advice on settings to look at or change?Thanks,Chuck

Answer:Lenovo ideaPad z510 cannot find G network

clangjr wrote:My Lenovo ideaPad z510 notebook cannot see my wireless g network to be able to connect to it.  Does anyone have any advice on settings to look at or change?Thanks,ChuckWhat wireless service is available from your router? What configuration settings did you set using the network wifi card properties?

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Heya everbody.  I have bought a new lenovo ideapad Z510 laptop about 2 weeks ago and many days ago I realized my mics are not working. Actually I've checked it on recording devices and there is a microphone picture which is green tickled. But the bar next to it never increases. So microphones do not hear any voices. I've checked the drivers and they are all updated. I really don't know what to do.  Any help will appreciate it..

Answer:Lenovo ideapad Z510 microphone problem

Hi Mystt,
 
Welcome to Lenovo Community!
 
I?m sorry to hear that the Microphone is not working in your Z510 Laptop, please let me know if the Microphone test is getting completed and detecting the device. To perform this please right click on the Microphone Device in Recording devices and then select Configure Speech Recognition> Start Speech Recognition.
 
Hope to hear back soon
 
Best Regards

Shiva Kumar






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when i put my laptop in charge its turn off i can't charge it will it is on , i should turn it off to charge 

Answer:lenovo z510 ideapad charge problem

any help 

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I have a laptop which is mentioned above. Had it for almost 3 years now and suddenly shut off while I was using it. It would not charge nor it would turn on. Tried the power reset thing which holds the power button for multiple seconds but to no avail.  Then went to a service center saying motherboard burned up. Such a shame since I really like the laptop and I spent  lot of money for it since I bought the i7 core version. I was hesitant to buy other brands before actually purchasing this lenovo laptop. I have a netbook (not a lenovo brand) which I had for 7 years now. But my almost 1000dollars z510 laptop broke and it hasn't been a FULL 3 YEARS?  WTH LENOVO! And motherboard replacement is VERY expensive. I'm really STRESSED about this. And ALL my files are there. Photos, work documents etc. I can;t stressed enough about how disappointed I am.

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HI, I just want to ask if it is possible to replace z510's wifi card....because i heard that some lenovo laptops are restricted to some wifi cardsis my laptop one of those ?thanks.

Answer:Lenovo ideapad Z510 Wifi Replacement

raff7m wrote:HI, I just want to ask if it is possible to replace z510's wifi card....because i heard that some lenovo laptops are restricted to some wifi cardsis my laptop one of those ?thanks.Yes you may have the whitelist for your wifi feature. It is possible to replace the card either by:1. using a usb wifi adapter2. having your bios modded to remove the restriction.

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lenovo ideapad z510 i5 version gets switched off after charging to 100%

Answer:lenovo ideapad z510 i5 version gets switched off

It sounds like your laptop is faulty, did you do a BIOS updated recently? I suggest you to sent it to tech services.

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Hi Everyone, I have been struggling with installing w8 on my Ideapad z510 laptop in UEFI mode, but neither I could succeed it nor I could I find something that might help. I will clearly explain the case.Point 1:As I understood, to succeed w8 install in UEFI format, one needs to choose "UEFI First" mode from Boot Menu in BIOS. Then, the source of the boot needs to be specified to identify the rigid path to the documents to load so that new OS could be installed correctly.Problem1:It is possible to chose UEFI First from boot mode, but it's not possible to choose the USB path for UEFI booting in this case, which doesn't allow you to succeed a UEFI boot to your computer. You can't reach the DVD or USB, where the installation files are, and start installation process.Point2:Considering the first case, you need to choose Legacy Support mode to boot your computer and reach USB disk or DVD to install new OS on the computer.  Problem2:To succeed UEFI mode booting to the computer, you need to see 4 different partitions on your disk at point of disk selection, where you choose the disk you'll install your OS. However, when you select the Legacy Support mode from BIOS, the disk partition is limited to 2 in my case, which are:Primary diskSystem reserved (350 MB)Hence, when I continue with the installation, the OS is installed on Legacy mode. After installation, when I go to BIOS to choose UEFI mode for boot mode, the laptop checks some connections from network and saysEFI ... Read more

Answer:How to install W8 in UEFI Mode to Lenovo Ideapad Z510 ?

First of all, your bootable USB should be created in UEFI mode. Just google it and you will find some solutions.You can install W8 in UEFI mode. Just enable boot from USB in the BIOS, select Exit Saving changes and restart. I think this was your base problem. Let me know if you already did this and still encounter a problem.

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Hello I've been looking here in Bucharest 2 months for a laptop lenovo Z510 and couldn't find. Can anyone assist me please? Thanks 

Answer:Lenovo laptop keyboard " Ideapad " Type Z510

Hi OMARDAKAR , 
 
Welcome to the Community Forums.
 
Using the part number for your keyboard on your search would allow you to find compatible and available keyboard in your location faster . You may use the parts lookup page to get it (just keep your serial number confidential) that would show your Machine model number and likewise FRU part number for your keyboard. 
 
You can try it match it from the FRU keyboard part number list from the hardware manual (page100-103). 
 
Update us with the Machine model number if needed . 
Hope this help answer your query.
 
Regards

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Hello, 
I had this problem with my laptop lenovo z510, it's battery charges fast, and when it's unplugged then used it, it automatically turn offs without warning of low battery. It automatically turns off. What do you think its problem? Please help me. Thank you!
 
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Answer:Lenovo Ideapad z510 Low Battery Warning Problem

same problem here. im from the philippines as well.. tsk tsk!

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I have a problem with my JBL sound device on my Lenovo Ideapad Z510 laptop.I have spended hours with reinstalling , installing and updating drivers but nothing is helping me . It happened when i have disconneced my headphones from my Jack port ( The headphones are still working).Can someone help me ?BTW i know that my English is bad so sorry for my gramatic issues

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Hello I've been looking here in Bucharest 2 months for a laptop lenovo Z510 and couldn't find. Can anyone assist me please? Thanks 

Answer:Lenovo laptop keyboard " Ideapad " Type Z510

Hi OMARDAKAR , 
 
Welcome to the Community Forums.
 
Using the part number for your keyboard on your search would allow you to find compatible and available keyboard in your location faster . You may use the parts lookup page to get it (just keep your serial number confidential) that would show your Machine model number and likewise FRU part number for your keyboard. 
 
You can try it match it from the FRU keyboard part number list from the hardware manual (page100-103). 
 
Update us with the Machine model number if needed . 
Hope this help answer your query.
 
Regards

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I just got my Lenovo ideapad z510 from the repair shop and it came back with literally all programs gone - energy manager and co. But my data was still intact. I downloaded a bunch of drivers and programs from the Lenovo support site and began installing. System restarted normally, and next thing, the one key recovery screen came up. I didn't initiate any recovery. I have a lot - and I mean A LOT - of important data on my laptop. Why the hell would I want to wipe them off? I need to start windows normally without this recovery thingy. Please, please, I need help skipping this thing.

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Hello,I have 3 quick issues.  I own a Lenovo IdeaPad Z510 laptop, which I recieved in December of 2013. When I first turned it on, everything worked, except that a screen popped up that says that the adapter is not fully capable of charging the laptop, and had a hyperlink to open  a windows to buy another battery/charger. Which I didn't particularly care for, until I went to the website. After looking around, I realized that there was, in fact, no available adapter/charger/battery to purchase for the Z510. After owning for several months, it no longer appears every time I turn it on. However, it will sporadically reappear and I wanted to know if anyone else had the same problem. When I turn my laptop off, it says that some programs are still running, and proceeds to show me what appears to be a picture of a blank window (it has no identification stating what the program is). I cancel the shutdown, but everytime I look for the program, I can't seem to find it. After scouring the internet, I have concluded that the said program is Intel Services Manager. I am unsure how to either uninstall/turn off the program so that it will stop showing up everytime I try turning my laptop off. Last question!Recently, when I started turning my laptop on, it wouldn't go to the lock screen. (I am running the most up-to-date Windows 8). It shows that black screen with the white Lenovo print, but does not go on from there. Only after I turn off the laptop and hold down th... Read more

Answer:Lenovo IdeaPad Z510 battery adapter issue

i have the same problem with my Z510..  and it also shuts down when adpater it plugged..

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Hello everyone!Details:I have a ipdeapad (z510) and windows 8.1 as os.(I use the latest BIOS version) Problem:when i sleep or hibernate laptop , the power (ac and battery both)  suddenly cut off ,and after that the power button and front LEDs not working both.(the laptop actually dies and won't turn on). my solution:Fortunately I find a way to fix this problem but its nit the best.disassemble the laptop (open the bottom of it ) and unplug the battery and ac power and plug them again. that work , but it's realy difficult to do this proccess. my guess:I think this problem can related to bios. please help me to fix this problem. Thanks!    

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i bought a new lenovo ideapad z510 with windows8.1 64bit version. it frequently drops and reconnects very fastly like it is on a loop when i connect with moto g via usb cable.i tried updating windows 8.1,updating moto drivers,tried withusb debugging on,with both mtp and ptp on .some times rarely it gets connected for sometime,however it gets disconnected automatically (i doubt if i shake the usb cable).if i disable both mtp and ptp it stops the sound(connection drop) but no charging.and it shows the safe eject tool in windows 8.1 every time (fast) it disconnects is this hard ware problem .i personally dont think so. please help me. noteendrive is working fine on laptop.also connecting moto g to my desktop through the same data cable works fine. 

Answer:new lenovo ideapad z510 frequently disconnects from motog

having exactly the same problem over here. were you able to solve it?

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 I have Lenovo ideapad z510 with Intel Core i7 4702MQ I'm planing to replace  my original lenovo Shipped RAMRAMAXEL 8GB (2 x 4GB) PC3-12800S SODIMM DDR3 1600 03T7117  Laptop Memory Kit With  Kingston HyperX Impact Black 16GB Kit (2x8GB) 1600MHz DDR3L CL9 SODIMM 1.35V Laptop Memory (HX316LS9IBK2/16) My question: is my laptop (ideapad Z510) compatible with the mentioned kingston RAM I apricate your response ASAP

Answer:Lenovo ideapad Z510 RAM upgrade to Kingston HyperX...

Hi Islam,
 
Welcome to Lenovo Forums.
 
Of course yes. Your machine is very much compactible with desired ram. Z510 laptop can support up to 16GB Dual Channel DDR3L-1333 / 1600 MHz
 
Please go through below links for better understanding.
Link1
Link2
 
Let us know how you get on.
Regards,
Shashi
 
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I recently formatted my Lenovo Ideapad Z510 laptop & installed clean Windows 10 via Bootable Pen DriveWhile doing so I deleted all partitions from my hard disk including recovery partition & created a single new partition of C Drive & installed Windows 10 on it.The problem now I am facing is sometimes my laptop restarts automatically & then a blue screen appears saying Your PC ran into a problem and needs to restart.Then the recovery process appears& when I click recover It recover some days old version of my current operating system & uninstalls recently installed programmes.This is happening frequentlySo I want to know how can I recreate all those default Recovery Partitions&Do I need to format my laptop again for that?

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Dear Lenovo,     I have recently bought a Lenovo IdeaPad Z510, after installing Windows 8.1 x64 and all the Lenovo Drivers from your Website, and updating Windows 8.1 x64 with the latest updates, I got a problem:   My WiFi Connection is at 300.0Mbps that is coming from a wireless router tp-link from a Gigabit WAN connection, but your product can't get to 100MB speediest and tops at 30MB/upload and download, my other laptop "Other Brand" tops at 100MB/upload and download. Please advise if there is any solution to the problem, or if this is my first lenovo experience and I have to return the product. Best Regards, Dragos












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Answer:Lenovo IdeaPad Z510 Wireless Speed Problem.

ipconfig /all Spoiler (Highlight to read)Windows IP Configuration   Host Name . . . . . . . . . . . . : Lenovo-PC   Primary Dns Suffix  . . . . . . . :   Node Type . . . . . . . . . . . . : Hybrid   IP Routing Enabled. . . . . . . . : No   WINS Proxy Enabled. . . . . . . . : NoWireless LAN adapter Local Area Connection* 3:   Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected   Connection-specific DNS Suffix  . :   Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Microsoft Wi-Fi Direct Virtual Adapter   Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 0C-8B-FD-4B-67-99   DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : Yes   Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : YesWireless LAN adapter Wi-Fi:   Connection-specific DNS Suffix  . :   Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Intel(R) Wireless-N 7260   Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 0C-8B-FD-4B-67-98   DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : Yes   Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes   Link-local IPv6 Address . . . . . : fe80::a8e6:6993:b9fe:bbf7%16(Preferred)   IPv4 Address. . . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.0.100(Preferred)   Subnet Mask . . . . . . . . . . . : 255.255.255.0   Lease Obtained. . . . . . . . . . : Tuesday, January 21, 2014 4:19:04 PM   Lease Expires . . . . . . . . . . : Tuesday, January 21, 2014 7:54:46 PM   Default Ga... Read more

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Can I install normal DDR3 PC3 1.5v 1600 12G (8G+4G) Ram on my laptop Lenovo Ideapad z510-4200m 4th generation? Or it must be DDR3L 1.35v only because it doesn't avaliable on my region?Thank you













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Answer:Lenovo Ideapad z510 ram type upgrade problem

Dear Customer
 
Welcome in lenovo community
 
Unfortunately it must be DDR3L
 
Thanks
Alaa





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Hello,i was wondering if it is posible for me to upgrade my ideapad to 16gb ram from 8gb, and if i open it will i void its warranty, and also if it is posbile for me to change the wifi card to a better one. Lenovo IdeaPad Z510 i7-4702MQ GT740M 8GB Upgrade to 16GB RAM + New AC Wifi  Thank you.

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Hi, I have purchased Lenovo Z510 (model 59-398016) laptop yesterday and I was not able to find out how I can -1. Access BIOS2. Run a full hardware diagnostic test (just to ensure that all's well and I have no reason to return it to the vendor due to a manufacturing defect). I previously owned a Lenovo ThinkPad R61 model which had Lenovo ThinkVantage blue button which led me to Rescue & Recovery mode where I could do full system tests in once shot! I could not find an equivalent in my new Ideapad. Can anyone help? Thanks. Regards,Deepak Gupta













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Answer:Lenovo Ideapad Z510 full hardware diagnostic tests

To access you bios all you have to do is press the NOVO button and select "bios setup" in the pop up menu. Refer to the user's guide to locate the button. For other manual such as maintenance manual you can go to this link. There is no diagnostic program included in most of the ideapad series. So you can just probably choose a third party program if you want one. Hope this will get you started.

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Good morning, i have buy a Sandisk Ultra II 1 Tb, 1/2 years ago, installed into my Lenovo Ideapad Z510 removing the old glorious SSHD.SSD work good during 1/2 yearswith Windows 10. Last week after an upgrade of Avira (3-4 day after Meltdows microsoft patch) i found my notebook crashed with BSOD screen that says inacessible boot device. Pushing a button start restoring page of Windows. Work prompt, restart. Do not work windows safe mode, restore recovery point, automatic restore starting. Not i try to save my data before try restore windows 10 or format all and install OS.Restartin PC after see that Windows Safe mode do not work i try to see what happen into Bios. Here i found boot set on legacy boot (normally was on UEFI). After have changed boot to UEFI i see that there are now SSD Sandisk Ultra II showed by bios.I try anyway to start notebook with UEFI and the PC cant start... it show a blue/white windows (like old windows 95 setup) with error "default boot device missing or boot failed. Insert recovery mdia and hit any key then select boot manager to chose a new boot device or to boot recovery media".Fortunately my Lenovo notebook have a reset button and with it i can restart bios and change boot to Legacy boot parameter. Outside my notebook the SSD work, like external hard drive with another notebook.I ask what happen on Microsoft forum.They says that Sandisk Ultra II is incompatible with Lenovo controller (think SATA controller). But last 1,5 years SSD work fine. Then i ... Read more

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is there a compactible windows 10 drivers for lenovo g400s ? thnks.
 
 
 
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Answer:Lenovo g400s - Compatible Windows 10 Drivers?

Hi krisma2shae , 
 
 
 
Welcome to the Community Forums.
 
 
One thing that you would notice is that there are still no listing of drivers for Windows 10 on the support site. 
 
On the Lenovo supported systems list for Windows 10 Upgrade :  (G400s not listed)" If your system is not listed, it hasn?t been tested for Windows 10 upgrade and is not supported.
The computer model include hardware components not fully compatible with Windows 10 ,therefore, upgrading these models to Windows 10 is not recommended. "
 
If you want to still try Windows 10 , it would be best to back up your files and create your recovery media . 
If thing did not work out well for you then you may just rollback to your original Windows version .
 
Hope this helped you on your decision. 
 
 
Regards,

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Hi guys. I have this notebook and I have also ssd samsung 850 evo. when I start the pc, lenovo logo appears and points are turning longer under the logo around 10 seconds. before that everything was usual. only 3 or 4 seconds max waiting time. how can I fix this problem?

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Hello, i have Lenovo Z510 IdeaPad laptop 20287 model. And i have 8.1 installation CD.I want to download right drives for my laptop. When searched for drives, i found 15 drives to download for my laptop. Some of them are similar or the same. For example: Bluetooth Driver (Atheros, Broadcom) for Windows 8.1 (64-bit) ? IdeaPad Z410, Z510  Atheros, Broadcom.And Bluetooth Driver (Intel) for Windows 8.1 (64-bit), Windows 10 (64-bit) - IdeaPad Z410, Z510 Intel.First one is for Atheros and Droadcom and second one is for Intel.Also: Camera Driver (AVC, Bison, Chicony, Liteon) for Windows 8.1 (64-bit) ? IdeaPad Z410, Z510  AVC, Bison, Chicony, Liteon.And Camera Driver (Azurewave) for Windows 8.1 (64-bit), Windows 10 (64-bit) - IdeaPad Z410, Z510 Azurewave. So, which drives are right my my laptop or shall i download and install all of them ?Thanks!

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This issue started about 6 months ago and has gotten worse. in the beginning it only occured when i colosed the lid of the laptop to put it to sleep but did not occur or not as reularly when using the windows power menu and manually putting it to sleep. When it did occur white, pink and green horizontal lines/ pixels would dance up and down the screen. I monitor the temperature and it is within normal ranges. The mouse would also freeze and unfreeze and i have to patiently wait and to access the power option menu. a restart usually solves the problem. Now i am shutting it down completely and it is getting worse. it starts (with or without lines on the lenovo screen) but by the time i get to the sign in it is full of line and now the lower part is going grey and shifting to white. if i can access restart it solves the problem. i am then able to use the computer without any issues. I did a discharge of the battery and guage reset. since i mostly use it plugged in i keep the battery at 60%. I purchased the computer in May 2014 and had a power issue (I think, lenovo never comfirmed what the problem was). It was sent back and repaired in 2015 under warranty. I sadly think i got a lemon. When I belatedly checked the new owner checklist on the forum it also reminded me that i don't have one key recovery. When i first recieved the laptop i attempted to create one in the partition drive but it wouldn't allow me to. I seem to remember it said there wasn't enough room. a technician trie... Read more

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Dear All, I recently got an annoying problem in my Z510.A couple of weeks ago power manager suggested me to block battery charging to 40% to keep battery safe. Now after two week I got a message that the battery is weak  and need to be replaced. I bought this laptop in june bus since I changed the HDD with and SSD (I had to open the laptop) i guess the warranty is gone (or not?). Moreover, i tried to look online where to buy a new battery but I didn't find anything. On amazon there are batteries for all the models except z5100. Do someone know where to buy (Amazon preferentially since i need a really fast delivery cause i need the laptop ready for work in 10 days) a compatible battery? It's really urgent so any answer or help is welcome.  Many thanks in advance,Ventu













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Answer:Ideapad z510 battery, where to buy?? compatible battery??

Man did u find any solution..

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Hello, I wanna know when the drivers fo the Lenovo ideapad Y460p would be avaliable for Windows 8 x64 It's annoying to move from Windows 7 to Windows 8 with none of the funtionalities that offers my computer Hope a soon answer, thanks for your time

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I have reserved Windows 10 for my laptop but I was wondering what drivers should I install if and when I do choose to install Windows 10 operating system. Will there be new drivers specifically for WIndows 10 or should the Windows 7 or 8 drivers still workk? Please reply. Thanks in advance.

Answer:Lenovo Ideapad Z400 Windows 10 drivers?

sgn15 wrote:I have reserved Windows 10 for my laptop but I was wondering what drivers should I install if and when I do choose to install Windows 10 operating system. Will there be new drivers specifically for WIndows 10 or should the Windows 7 or 8 drivers still workk? Please reply. Thanks in advance.I'll probably worry about the drivers after or on July 29. But running the Win10TP now seems to point that less or none of the drivers from the OEM might be needed.

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Hi, i bought my Lenovo Ideapad 320 brand new but without OS. I've installed Windows 8.1 but i cannot find wifi drivers that work. There is no compatibile drivers anywhere i've installed drivers that your support recommends but they are not compatible. Can you please recommend me some compatibile drivers (not just for wifi, but all drivers that are neccesery). I don't have ethernet cable so i have to download drivers and put them on my flashdrive and then install them on my PC. So i cannot update any drivers that you recommended becouse i don't have network. Please recommend me valid drivers so i could enable wifi and then download the rest. Please respond as soon as possible, thanks

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HiUpgraded to windows 8.1 and need new drivers for the lenovo y570 ideapad

Answer:Windows 8.1 Drivers for lenovo Y570 Ideapad

Jakes91 wrote:HiUpgraded to windows 8.1 and need new drivers for the lenovo y570 ideapadLooking at the drivers availalble from the download site the drivers available are only up to Win 8.0. In your case you can use the Win 8 drivers since Win 8.1 is just an update of Win 8. 

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Hi! Just try to find drivers for Lenovo ideapad 310-15ISK and Windows 8.1 64-bit, and... I can't.This is ridiculous, this is very popular system, so, where I can find it?Thank You very much! Wuj

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Hi guys, I wanna to upgrade my OS. I confused to choose which drivers should I download, could you help me which drivers should I download after upgrading my Windows and maybe their link downloads? Please help me, I'm afraid to do something wrong ._. Thanks in advance Sorry for my bad english. Good day

Answer:[ASK] Drivers for Lenovo IdeaPad z480 for Windows 8 64 bit

You should mention which operating system you are using now . Assuming its windows 7 ? what you should do is view your Devise Manager area for the following >> Sound , video and game controllers for your Audio . Then open Network Adapter and view was there  internet wireless and your PCI internet adapter . Then Display adapters for your Graphic . Write all these down , Once you know which is for you system then go to the following and save the drivers http://support.lenovo.com/en_CA/downloads/default.page?  Another thing I also like to install the Chipset first , so get that driver as well . Its pretty easy to select from Windows 8 64 bit only you shall see

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PLEASE PROVIDE ME THE LINK TO DOWNLOAD ALL DRIVERS FOR MY LATOPLENOVO Y560P





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Answer:I Want Windows-8 Drivers for Lenovo Ideapad Y560P

Try this linkhttp://forums.lenovo.com/t5/Windows-8/Windows-8-on-Ideapad-Y560/m-p/541909/highlight/true#M45





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Hello,I bought a computer in a Chinese online shop In March - 2015 , it came included with Windows 8 which is not working with the programs I need to use so I formated it and straighaway installed Windows 7 64 Bits.The problem was to find the drivers, after a long search on internet I could barely find all the drivers , cause that model of Computer is not listed as a product of yours (it seems to be a pirate chinese modification).Anyways I could install everything but the USB 3.0 controller for my USB 3.0 sockets that the computer has on its left side.I tried many diferent solutions looking on internet and I gave up many times, as the shop is in China is not profitable for me to return it.The computer performance is nice but this thing of the USB is just driving me crazy, took me 10 entire hours dedicated to find the solution, and still didnt find anything.Here I send you some links that might be usefull for determining what kind of problem I have.http://www.aliexpress.com/snapshot/6514312154.html?orderId=65986863578699   (the computer to sell)************************* (mi computer S/N)Please answer me asap,Thanks.
 
 
 
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Hi All  Can someone please let me know when they are going to release the drivers for Lenovo Y510 for Windows 7 32-bit? Thanks

Answer:Lenovo Ideapad Y510 drivers and support with Windows 7

stay connected to the link :http://consumersupport.lenovo.com/en/DriversDownloads/drivers_list.aspx?CategoryID=12 or you can try to use window 7 drivers from here.http://consumersupport.lenovo.com/en/DriversDownloads/drivers_list.aspx?CategoryID=207087

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i searched a lot for drivers but at support only given drivers for windows 10 x64 bit. https://pcsupport.lenovo.com/us/en/products/laptops-and-netbooks/300-series/310-15ikb/80tv/downloads...i installed all drivers one by one but some gave success and mostly failed. i need drivers for windows 8.1 pro x64 bit. please lenovo team help to solve brand new machine lenovo 310 ideapad 15ikb 80tv. https://photos.app.goo.gl/r6tr8qreAAESqjnJ2https://photos.app.goo.gl/VEd9ErmF1zROrVJO2https://photos.app.goo.gl/K7lFW3TsFiVT2a4q2https://photos.app.goo.gl/1bFKyFt4993NgNRD2 wifi is not working also.......i need all factory drivers. audio, graphics, networking lan, wireless wifi, etc....please

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Hi Guys,
 
I was wondering if someone could direct me to the proper windows 8.1 professional drivers for my lenovo ideapad y470? I saw other threads but nothing specific and I want to make sure I have the right drivers. I installed the drivers from the official website, but I read something about using the old windows 7 energy management tool and some other things so I want to know I installed everything properly. Here are some screenshots of what I have installed and perhaps you could tell me if I need to uninstall or install something I missed?
 
Here is a screenshot to better help understand my issue: 
 
Link to picture
 
1) What can I do about my (D: ) drive? Is it suppose to be there... How do I find out if my computer is actually using those drivers... I am fairly certain those in (C: ) are what is being used so I am confused about the (D: ) drive.
 
2) Looking at the (C: ) drive (if i'm right about it being what my computer is using) do I have the correct drivers installed?
 
My main concern is that my gfx card is functioning properly. Sometimes when I am playing a game it is very smooth and then it will get choppy then continue being smooth. It seems to happen on and off. it doesn't make the games unplayable but it seems strange to me and frustrating at times. These are games optimized with Nvidia GeForce Experience so I'd think there would be 0 fps lag? Maybe I am wrong and that is just how it works? How do I know my graph... Read more

Answer:Lenovo ideapad Y470 hardware upgrade + windows 8.1 pro (64 bit) drivers

D: drive is a hidden partition with drivers and applications that are installed during recovery. Seems like during update the information to hide this partition was lost. You don't have to do anything about it. Regarding hardware:The correct ram for your laptop is laptop DDR3 (so-dimm). The exact model should be DDR3-1600 or DDR3-PC12800 (same, different name). Watch out for DDR3L- those are for newer Haswell CPUs.There is a latch on the bottom side of the laptop where you can access RAM sticks. If you have only one- just buy another 4GB stick. Unless you do heavy graphic/video editing or are running Virtual Machines you won't benefit from more than 8GB of RAM. If you have already 2 sticks installed, then unfortunately you will have to replace them. You can go 2x8GB for 16GB of RAM, or save some money and buy 2x4GB.If Y470 has mSATA port, then it would be a good idea to buy a mSATA SSD. This way you'll have both SSD, and your old hard drive in your laptop. There's plenty to choose from. Read some reviews and comparisons on the internet. Stick with popular brands like OCZ, Crucial, Samsung, Plextor. 128GB should be enough for OS and apps as long as you keep all data like movies and pictures on your HDD.

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Hi! I bought Lenovo 300-17ISK (with no OS) and install Widows 7 32 bit and i have problem with drivers :/ on added CD are only for win10 (WiFi/network  didnt work). I couldent find drivers i version 32bit. Where try to look? on http://pcsupport.lenovo.com are only for 64bit :/

Answer:Lenovo 300-17ISK ideapad (80QH00ELPB) drivers for Windows 7 32bit

Hi camilos,
 
Welcome to the Community Forums. 
 
The Recent issue on Skylake and Kabylake for Windows 7 are the level of support.
Lenovo OEM extended support does not include Ideapad 300-17isk among supported list.
 
You may try to get specific drivers from the device manufacturer. 
I checked the WLAN card using under parts look up page: 
Part number 00JT497 Wireless,CMB,IN,3165 ac / Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC 3165
 
Try using Intel Driver Update Utility if Windows Update (check on the optional driver) was unable to provide one. Else, you may have a better option using Windows 7 64 bit instead.
 
Hope this help answer your query.
 
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Hi all I want to replace my current HDD which has a capacity of 1TB with an SSD, preferably of the same capacity as I'm hoping I can just clone the drive before swapping it into my laptop. Which SSD's are compatible with the laptop?Are there any restrictions when it comes to the capacity of the SSD? Thanks

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Is Lenovo IdeaPad Z710 i7-4710 M.2 compatible?  I am considering to replace the WiFi card for an M.2 SSD card.  Now the question is my computer M.2 compatible.with those standard. If you know more about this subject let me know. Sincerely

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I just formatted and installed.Drivers missing after a Windows 8 Pro x64 UEFI Install Here is a snapshot:   1) Why Windows UEFI'ed installed couln't be able to detect THOSE 3 DEVICES thus INSTALLING THEIR DRIVERS? 2) Windows Legacy Instaled misses not only 3 but 6 devices. 3) Last but not least, although identified my wireless card (BroadCom 802.11n) hence Wi-Fi drivers are installed by Win8 themselves, by connection speed is way to slow........ HELP and explain please!!

Answer:Drivers missing after a Windows 8 Pro x64 UEFI Install on a Lenovo Z580 ideapad

Hello NikosGr, Windows 8 is still a new Operating System, therefore glitches still need to be worked out in future updates. Make sure to go to Lenovo's support website and see if there are any drivers for those devices for Windows 8. Try the Windows 7 drivers too as some of those will work with Windows 8. As for the Broadcom card being slow, they are decent cards, but not the best. I've had issues with mine when I first got my laptop. Hope that helps.





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I just formatted and installed.
Drivers missing after a Windows 8 Pro x64 UEFI Install
Here is a snapshot:


1) Why Windows UEFI'ed installed couln't be able to detect THOSE 3 DEVICES thus INSTALLING THEIR DRIVERS?
2) Windows Legacy Instaled misses not only 3 but 6 devices.
3) Last but not least, although identified my wireless card (BroadCom 802.11n) hence Wi-Fi drivers are installed by Windows 8 themselves, by connection speed is way to slow........
HELP and explain please!!
 

Answer:Drivers missing after a Windows 8 Pro x64 UEFI Install on a Lenovo Z580 ideapad

Lenovo Z580 comes with Windows 8 preinstalled, I don't understand what you were trying to achieve? :huh:

Is this after converting to GPT / UEFI . Am bit confused.
 

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Yesterday afternoon I purchased a Lenovo IdeaPad Z575 for $499.00 from this link: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16834246328

Obviously, it hasn't come in the mail yet. I'm looking to upgrade the RAM in the laptop. It comes with 6gb of RAM, a 4gb stick and a 2gb stick. The problem is, I don't really know what kind of RAM is in the computer. I'm looking to replace the 2gb stick with a second 4gb stick.

The type of RAM the laptop uses is pc3-10600 1333mhz ddr3, non-parity, dual-channel capable, two 204-pin so-dimm socket RAM.

My question is whether or not this RAM is compatible with the laptop: http://www.amazon.com/Samsung-Electronics-Extreme-MV-3T4G3-US/dp/B00591ZYX8

Also, if there is a better option for RAM for this laptop, I'd like to know.
 

Answer:Solved: Is this RAM compatible with my Lenovo IdeaPad Z575?

Honestly, I think I may have mental problems. It looks like I answered my own question in this post. That RAM is compatible with my laptop. So I guess I'd just like to know if this RAM is the best option for this particular laptop.
 

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I am willing to buy a blu-ray drive for my lenovo ideapad y500. Unfortunately, Lenovo doesn't have sell it anymore. Links will be appreciated.

Answer:compatible Blu-Ray drives for Lenovo Ideapad Y500

MeetDeepakDave wrote:I am willing to buy a blu-ray drive for my lenovo ideapad y500. Unfortunately, Lenovo doesn't have sell it anymore. Links will be appreciated.Why not use an external bluray drive similar to this? Or this? If not, try this link.

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Hello dear Community! I've got a Lenovo IdeaPad Z570 notebook, purchased 4 years ago.Not so long ago the HDD just went wrong again so now I'd like to put an SSD in it instead of a new HDD.Here's my first found: SSD Kingston 240 GB SSD, V300, 7mm (other specs: 2,5 inch, SATA3 interface). So, my question #1 is whether this SSD will be okay for my machine or not?If not could You just suggest me another ones that are compatible with it for sure (around the same capacity)? Another but not so important question #2: is it possible that changing the drive manually (no guarantee anymore) will cause the original (with-purchased) Win7 OS not working? Thank You very much for Your response in advance! Best regards,Zsolt Lszl













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Answer:Lenovo IdeaPad Z570 - compatible SSDs

hi Zsolt,
 
Welcome to the Forums.
 
I haven't seen anyone used the Kingston 240 GB SSD on the Z570 but it should work as it's a 2.5" drive (ensure that you can return the item though just in case the BIOS doesn't detect it).
 
Alternatively, you can opt to get another brand like the Samsung Evo as other users have tested it on this unit.
 
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Samsung SSD on the Z570
 
As for the OS, Windows should automatically activate itself once you re-install Windows (e.g., From a backup, a recovery disc, or fresh install) but in case it doesn't activate, you will need to activate it by phone.
 
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Hi all I just bought a Ideapad 320S that came with a 1T SATA hardisk i think of puting in a M.2 ssd as my OS boot drive and 1T hardisk as secondary store disk. Which M.2 SSD is compatible with 320S?? so far i don't see anyone talking about it yet. I have try using my old M.2 sata SSD and i am not able to detect the hard drive in bios, will M.2 PCIe SSD version able to detect?? if yes which brand or model is support for Ideapad 320S.  Thanks in advance.

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Hey guys,  I have the Lenovo Ideapad 520 (80YL00RXIN) and wanted to replace the CD Drive with the Samsung 850 Evo 250GB Solid State Drive  in order to increase the Boot Speed and over-all speed of the laptop.  So, the question is, Is the Samsung 850 Evo SSD compatible with my laptop? And will it fit in terms of size, in place of the CD Drive? Also, is it recommended to add the SSD? Any downsides to doing so?  Lastly, will I, someone who knows the basics about computers and the internal components of a computer, be able to install the SSD myself? Or would I rather outsource it to someone who deals in things like this? Thank you. Regards,Neel.

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Hello all......I have just purchased the new Lenovo Ideapad S10-3 and need to know wether the Lenovo USB Portable DVD Burner 43N3264 will be compatible?????Can anyone confirm this for me.

Answer:Lenovo USB Portable DVD Burner 43N3264 compatible with Ideapad S10-3????

Hello mate, As an external USB it's compatible with every computer.





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Hii, I placed my order for lenovo Z510 on nov 29(thanksgiving day). On that day, I got a link to tracking page showing that the laptop will be shipped on dec 2. So far the laptop did not ship and there is no change in the estimated shipping date on the tracking page. How can the expected shipping date be dec 2, 2013 on dec 18 (only God knows). And when I try to contact lenovo through chat or phone, I dont get any kind of new shipping date. A conversation that I had through lenovo chat today: Please wait while we connect you with a Lenovo Customer Support Representative in Raleigh, North Carolina.All agents are currently busy. Please stand by.An agent will be with you in a moment. Thank you for your patience.The next available Agent will be with you in a moment.All agents are currently busy. Please stand by.An agent will be with you in a moment. Thank you for your patience.The next available Agent will be with you in a moment.All agents are currently busy. Please stand by.An agent will be with you in a moment. Thank you for your patience.The next available Agent will be with you in a moment.All agents are currently busy. Please stand by.An agent will be with you in a moment. Thank you for your patience.The next available Agent will be with you in a moment.All agents are currently busy. Please stand by.You have been connected to KLT.KLT:  Thank you for choosing Lenovo Chat service, this is Kristy. How are you and how may I be of assistance today?dheeraj:  Hi... Read more

Answer:Lenovo ideapad Z510 shipping delay (still the expected shipping date is dec 2 on my tracking page)

It seems I cant even cancel my order with immediate effect. This is the most stupidest thing any big company can do. I hate lenovo and I will make sure none of my friends will go through this pain again. 

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Hi Guys,I have a Lenovo ideapad Z510 (built-in battery) using windows 10 and Lenovo vantage is installed. How can i perfom a gauge battery reset please?The problem i'm facing now is that the battery percentage isn't accurate, it stucks at a percentage for example 99% , so the system doesn't recognise that the battery drains and suddenly it dies !! without any alerts or keeping my work as well !!i tried the firmware update tool but it keep saying that no updates for attached battery. And i searched alot about how to perform a gauge reset but nothing available for this version of lenovo vantage. I also tried charging in BIOS mode for 10 mins and discharging for another 10 and repeating this process 3 times but nothing changed.So please any help!

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Hi Guys,I have a Lenovo ideapad Z510 (built-in battery) using windows 10 and Lenovo vantage is installed. How can i perfom a gauge battery reset please?The problem i'm facing now is that the battery percentage isn't accurate, it stucks at a percentage for example 99% , so the system doesn't recognise that the battery drains and suddenly it dies !! without any alerts or keeping my work as well !!i tried the firmware update tool but it keep saying that no updates for attached battery. And i searched alot about how to perform a gauge reset but nothing available for this version of lenovo vantage. I also tried charging in BIOS mode for 10 mins and discharging for another 10 and repeating this process 3 times but nothing changed.So please any help!

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Hi. I just acquired an Ideapad z510, the problem is that it uses the basic version of Windows 8.1 and I need the the professional one. So I went to try to install it, but there are a lots of partitions, and due the nature of how the Novo button and Recovery tool works I fear that if I install a different OS something bad will happen. Can I delete the default 8,1 basic version and Install windows 8.1 Pro in the same partition without any complication? Or do I need to do something else. Thanks in advance Regards

Answer:Changing OS in Ideapad Z510 to Windows 8.1 Pro

Jhernandez wrote:Hi. I just acquired an Ideapad z510, the problem is that it uses the basic version of Windows 8.1 and I need the the professional one. So I went to try to install it, but there are a lots of partitions, and due the nature of how the Novo button and Recovery tool works I fear that if I install a different OS something bad will happen. Can I delete the default 8,1 basic version and Install windows 8.1 Pro in the same partition without any complication? Or do I need to do something else. Thanks in advance RegardsTry reading this link. This might help you.

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I have bought the Lenovo IdeaPad Y560 - 06465AU, Intel Core? i5-460M Processor ( 2.53GHz). Want to know if this laptop is compatible with Netgear Push2TV, The requirement for this can be found in the below link http://www.intel.com/consumer/products/technology/wirelessdisplay.htm In short, does this laptop comes with Intel My WiFi Technology and Intel Wireless Display must be pre-installed and enabled? 













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Answer:Lenovo Ideapad Y560 06465AU compatible with netgear Push2Talk?

intel wireless display requires a compatible laptop and tv adapter. look for this icon to find compatible devices.

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