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FN+F5 not working with windows 8.1 for z580

Question: FN+F5 not working with windows 8.1 for z580

I have z580 and installed windows 8.1 and I installed the drivers for it from the site today but still the fn+f5 but working and I cannot turn my Wireless or Bluetooth on any one can help me fixing this issue?

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Answer: FN+F5 not working with windows 8.1 for z580

Hi Diablo,

Welcome to Lenovo Community Forums!

I?m sorry to hear that the Fn+F5 to enable the Wireless in your Z580 is not working, the function keys will start to work if the LEM (Lenovo Energy Management) is installed in the computer and as the LEM is not available for this model and will be released soon and will be updated in the below link:


Driver & Software Downloads

Do post us back for further queries.

Best Regards
Shiva Kumar





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i have upgrade windows 10 from windows 7 but bluetooth is not working. when i m installing the bluethooth driver the error showing " bluetooth driver is not support in this version of windows". Thus, how can i get win. 10 bluetooth driver.. please help... 

Answer:Z580-Bluetooth not working in windows 10

If you check the following list, z580 is not supported by Lenovo for Windows 10
 
https://support.lenovo.com/us/en/documents/ht103535
 
I think that might be the reason that your bluetooth is not supported.
 
 

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Hi. Can you help me what to do to make my Dolby operational again after upgrading my Ideapad z580 to Windows 10? I had done several troubleshootings alreay like restarting my PC, uninstalling Dolby and install again but still it is not working. Thank you
 
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Answer:Z580 Windows 10: Dolby is not working

Hello there, i had the same issue on my z580, i fixed it somehow. Try this - 1. Go to start menu > manuallly select Dolby home theater > right click> open file location......go to the main file> right click> properties> compatibility> choose Windows 7.2. go to TASK MANAGER ..select  startup tab.. make sure the program is enabled for auto start. im having issues with1. nVIDIA GT 630M Graphics cards ..windows 10 is pariatlly detecting but directx is not at all.2. lenovo OSD is not working for every function3. onekey and fan speed touch keys are no longer working  Let me know if you have solutions for those.  

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I bought a z580 back in nov and after going to windows 8 the webcam doesnt work. I've reinstalled the drivers about 30 times with no luck. When I open skype the light come on but it just shows a constant loading image icon. when i use the youcam app it does the same thing. i've checked the drivers on both, uninstalled and reinstalled.. but no luck, any help would be much appreciated

Answer:z580 webcam not working after windows 8

Try this: 1) uninstall the drilvers. (restart if it asked)2) let windows install it's default drivers and see if that works.       

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Going crazy here and the support so far from Lenovo has been beyond poor so I'm turning to the forums.  I have two brand new Z580 Ideapad's, the only reason we bought them was they were cheap and had bluetooth.  Well I cannot activate bluetooth in anyway on the laptops.  There is no switch, I used the FN+F5 key and all I am prompted with is the Turn Wireless on or Off, nothing about bluetooth.  I've installed, uninstalled and reinstalled the Lenovo Power Management because I saw a number of posts referring to this piece of software.  I checked BIOS and only saw the option for Wireless.  All drivers are installed and reinstalled multiple times.  I see the Aerthos BT stuff running in the background and there are no conflicts in Device Manager, even looked for hidden devices. The laptops are Windows 7 32bit Enterprise, clean installs with only windows updates and ONLY Lenovo drivers installed IE I didn't use the Windows Update drives for anything.  Any help on where to go or what to do is appreciated.  My next move is to return these and never purchase Lenovo again if I can't get this resolved by Friday as my client is not happy at all. James

Answer:Ideapad Z580 Bluetooth + Windows 7/32 Not working

hi jrhaile,
 
Welcome to the Lenovo Community.
 
That's quite a hassle you got there. From what I know, if you press Fn+F5, you will get a "Lenovo Wireless Device Settings" menu.
 Spoiler (Highlight to read)
If you get the menu but you only see the wireless, what you can try is to:
1, Remove the AC adapter and Battery then press & hold the power button for 30secs (this drains the power off the unit).
2. Reconnect both AC adapter and battery and boot into the BIOS by pressing F2, when you're in, press F9 to set BIOS to default and press F10 to save and exit BIOS.
3. Boot into Windows and try to pair a blueooth device
 
If the same problem occurs you can try to reseat the Bluetooth module by checking the PCI Express compartment on page 42 of the hardware maintenance manual.
 
 
Hope this helps.

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Bought a z580 laptop recently and upgraded to windows 8.  The vertical and horizontal scrolling features don't work with it anymore. There is also no zooming and rotating feature anymore.  I downloaded the windows 8 driver from the lenovo website, but it says that I need the 64bit driver for my laptop.  According to the lenovo download it was for both 32 and 64bit.  How can I get the touchpad functions back?













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Answer:z580 touchpad not working properly with windows 8

Hi and welcome to the communityPlease try this driver.http://driverdl.lenovo.com.cn/lenovo/DriverFilesUploadFloder/35868/Win8_TouchPad.exe





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The reason I'm writing this email is to bring your attention to my issue that i have been facing issue since  upgrade of  my laptop from windows 7 home basic to windows 8. Actually my laptop WiFi and Bluetooth is not working and i have downloaded every driver of windows 8 that were on your website, but still its not working and iI have called Lenovo care center many times but they were of no help..
i checked online about atheros and qualcom,broadcom drivers and donloaded all of them but still no go..
m stuck with this..
 
I have 3yr warranty for this laptop and I need your help..I work from from home but this wifi and bluetooth are like nightmare for me.
 
.I request you all to help with that,,
 
Laptop Model number-Z580Serial Number-QBxxxxxxxx
 
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Answer:Wifi and bluetooth is not working after upgarding windows 7 home basic to windows 8,,Z580

Hi hemantrocks1990,
 
First lets check if the drivers for the Wifi and Bluetooth is installed properly under the Windows 8 environment.  On the desktop press the windows key + c, then click on settings, then click on control panel.  Under control panel switch to large icons for view and go to system.  Under system we will have device manager available.
 
Please check if you can see the category Bluetooth, and the wireless adapter under Network adapters category.  If they are present, go to the properties of wireless adapter and check if the driver version is the latest and if the drivers are installed properly.  The latest Bluetooth driver version for Windows 8 is 12.0.0.1671/8.0.0.206 released 10/24/2012. Here is the link for the drivers.  The latest Wireless driver version for Windows 8 15.5.0.42/6.30.59.26/10.0.0.67 released 10/24/2012. Here is the link for the drivers.  
 
If the drivers are installed properly, then we have to check if we are able to turn on and off the bluetooth or the wireless adapter.  Hit Fn+F5 and see if an interface comes up that gives you radio buttons to turn off or turn on your wireless and bluetooth adapters.  If no interface comes up, you may need to install the Lenovo Energy Management program to enable the hotkeys for turning on bluetooth and the wireless. Here is the link for the Lenovo Energy Management program.
 
You can also refer to the following thread for additi... Read more

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Hello, I am having problem with wifi connection on my ideapad z580, win 8, intel core i5 64 bit.Wifi disconnects frequently while other laptop and devices are still connected. So the problem is not with the net connectrion but with laptop. Please some one help me to solve this problem. 

Answer:ideapad z580 wifi not working properly with windows 8

hi yashikabajaj08,
 
Welcome to the Forums.
 
You're issue might be similar to this thread.
 
If you have gotten the problem after updating the wireless driver either from the Intel website or windows update, try to  rollback the driver from the previous version or perform a System Restore to undo the changes that were made.
 
If the above doesn't apply to you, can you provide the wireless driver of your wifi module and try to boot into Safe Mode with Networking to isolate if there's a third party security software that might be blocking your connection.
 
 
Let me know your findings,
neokenchi

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Dolby Digital Plus is not working after I installed Windows 10 upgrade, I've tried several things to fix the problem with no luck, has anyone else experienced the same problem and found a fix ???

Answer:Z580 Dolby digital plus not working after Windows 10 upgrade

hi! open control panel > sound > double click on speakers, go to Dolby tab and make sure it's on. you might also want to change your mediaplayer settings to use realtek output instead of default sound output. it's working for me.

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My mute button light used to stay brightly lit when I wanted to mute but not anymore. It functions normally but it just won't stay brightly lit. The other button lights stay brightly lit when used, even the volume buttons stay bright for a longer period of time than the mute light. One support person said it was working as it should but I disagree. I know how it was working before and I know it's not the same. It was nice seeing a brightly lit mute button so I knew it was okay to start a video and not wake my sleeping wife right next to me but now I have to check every time I start a video. This isn't life or death but it's really annoying and I want to fix it. Thanks

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Hi I'm trying to get the hands free mode working in the food app on windows 8.1 It was working at some point but I removed permissions across the board and even disabled my webcam (in a mild fit of paranoia). Anyway I've re-enabled the webcam And the camera app works perfectly fine,I opened the food app and allowed it permission to access the camera and it still won't pick up the camera in handsfree mode. All that happens is that the GUI changes but the camera doesn't switch on (judging by the light) and motion doesn't work. Oh and it says hands free mode is off. What's up? How can it enter the GUI and not be in hands free mode?

Thanks

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Hi guys, Hoping you can help me out. I installed Ubuntu 13.04 over Windows 8, probably a bit impulsively, but Windows 8 was beginning to irritate me (though I did like it at first). In retrospect I should have tried a dual-boot configuration. Anyway, I can't turn back time -  I now need to reinstall Windows 8 via the recovery media I had to purchase from Lenovo (4 CDs). The problem is they're not working. When I try to boot from the first cd, it loads for about a second, and I'm brought back to the boot menu. I've tried changing the boot order (DVD-drive first, HDD second) but no luck. I even tried wiping clean the HDD using the Ubunu Live-CD (with GParted), in case the problem was that the recovery media couldn't make sense of the Linux ext-4 partitioning. So even with the HDD wiped clean, the recovery disks do nothing. Could it be that they only work if they detect a currently installed version of Windows? I can't think of any other possiblities, other than the disks themselves being faulty, which I think much less likely. Appreciate any advice. Thanks!

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Hi there,
 
I just upgraded to Wndows 10 Home from Windows 8.1; everything went smoothly except for the fact that Dolby Home Theater v4 does not work. I had to reinstall it using the .msi file found in the Realtek Audi folders. I chose v4 over any of the other versions because I like how I can tune the equalizer to my liking and different uses. Anyways, the regular audio works and Dolby is turned on but there is no activity appearing on the equalizer and my music does not change once adjusted. Had this problem when doing an optional audio driver update in the past when I was running 8.1. I do not have the option to rollback the driver after upgrading to Windows 10. Does anyone have a solution to this issue or know what the correct Realtek driver is to make Dolby work? This is one of my favorite features of my laptop and I really want it up and running again!
 
Thank you in advance!
 
JakeStiebs
 
My unit: Lenovo Ideapad Z580 running Windows 10 Home with Realtek Audio Driver 6.0.1.7535
 
 
 
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Answer:Z580 - Dolby Home Theater v4 not working after upgrading to Windows 10

For those of you still struggling to find the solution to get your Dolby Home Theater v4 equalizer back on Windows 10, you are in luck. Warning: I highly reccomend cresting a backup before starting this process in case anything goes wrong. There are multiple ways to do that and I usually create a restore point and a system image.Step 1: Install Dolby Home TheaterIf you know that it is installed already skip to Step 2. Look under the control panel to see if it is listed there, if it is go to Step 2, if not go to C>Drivers>Realtek Audio Driver>PCEE4>DolbyHomeTheater.msi and double click and install the software. Restart your computer!Step 2: Uninstall Realtek High Definition Audio speaker driverGo to the device manager and expand Audio inputs and outputs. Right click and hit uninstall where it says: Speakers (Realtek High Definition Audio). Hit scan for hardware changes. If it still shows the speakers listed, right click and uninstall again. Hit scan for hardware changes and it should be gone. Do not restart your computer!Step 3: Install the Realtek High Definition Audio Driver that is compatible with Dolby Home Theater v4Go to D>Drivers>Audio>Setup.exe and double click and follow the process. If it asks for a restart after uninstalling the driver go ahead and do so. Then it will install the compatible driver and ask for a restart again to finish, do it.Step 4: Install DolbyGo to this website:http://www.thewindowsplanet.com/3765/dolby-home-theater-missing-a... Read more

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I have a Z580 laptop running Windows 8, since the last 3 or 4 days , the fan does not work, i cant hear any noise nor i can feel any air coming out of the vent. the laptop heats way too much because of this. please provide a solution. thankyou

Answer:Z580 Fan Not Working

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Hi. First of all, I hope my post is placed at the right place. Since yesterday my laptops (Z580) touchpad stopped working after Windows 7 is fully booted (I can use it for a few seconds) so i know it is not a hardware thing. I also updated my drivers, still the same problem. And I can still use a USB-mouse.  I searched the internet for a solution but without luck. I have my laptop for about a year and i'm very happy with it. Hope someone knows the answer. Jeroen.











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Answer:Touch pad not working Z580

hi Jeroen_D,
 
Welcome to Lenovo Community Forums!
 
    First try uninstalling and reinstalling the touchpad driver
 
Go to device manager and open mice and gaming controller
                           - and uninstall the item under it, with your pc it might be a Synaptics or cypress.
                           - also check Control Panel / Programs and Features / Uninstall a program/ and look for same        
                                         Synaptics /Cypress Software. Reboot the system after uninstallation.
                           Now Install one of these depending on your Operating system.
       Windows 8 Synaptics Touchpad Driver       Windows 7 Touchpad Driver (Synaptics, Cypress)       Windows XP TouchP... Read more

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Dear Concern,
 
I bought my laptop Ideapad z580 (serial: QBxxxxxxx) a year ago for £752. and it had issue of randomly restarting. I installed new windows, tried many solutions but failed. Sent it for repair. Now this is really disappointing from customer point of view that his/her new laptop got repaired within few months. I said ok that is fine.
 
Within one month of repair, my laptop was not showing anything at all. There was some issue with motherboard (again) and display card. now this is frustrating part. I asked for refund that this is second time in a year it broke and asked for refund. The guy on the phone was really clever and said "sir please send your laptop and if it is a physical/hardware error we will get back to you about refund". No one came back and they sent repaired laptop back.
 
Now within first 2 weeks i found that i cannot use LAN card which i was able to in the past. I use it for video conferencing and video gaming as well. This constant back and forth caused delay in my web project and i lost £1k. whom should i blame? I called the support and asked for refund and the guy said "sir your warranty has just expired a month ago" is it my fault? this laptop keeps breaking. Again he is clever and said "sir i have told me supervisor about your case and he will call you to ask about replacement unit or possible refund".
 
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Answer:Ideapad z580 not working

Anyone replying, please do not ignore.

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Hello, Well, I brought my z580 couple of days ago and now the touch pad isnt working. Nothing is working. I tried uninstalling the drive and reinstaling them but no luck. Some times left click works that is when I click it 3-4 times. Scrolling extra is completely not working.  What should I do ? Please guide me. Thanks,Vishal

Answer:Z580 Touch Pad not working

Hi
 
Welcome To Lenovo Community
 
We are really sorry to hear about the issue you are facing,  
 
Please update touchpad drivers  from support site  then  You can adjust your tapzones to ignore the button area.  That helps a bit.
 
Resize the "Tap Zones" to match the right and/or left mouse buttons. Then, go to "Bottom Right/Left action" and select "Button/Zone completely disabled".  After doing that the button areas only function if clicked, but not tapped
 
http://forums.lenovo.com/t5/IdeaPad-Y-U-V-Z-and-P-series/Ideapad-Z580-touchpad-buttons-are-part-of-t...
 
 
 
Do give this a try and let us know  
 
 
 
Hope This Helps
Cheers!!!
 
 
 
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Hello,My new Lenovo Z580 runs windows 8 64bit, core i3 3rd gen, 4gb RAM.The problem is, since day 1,every few minutes the internet stops working. It shows as connected, the router is working, other connected devices run as intended and everything's fine. But internet doesn't work on my laptop. It says "Could not connect to the network". I have tried doing the "keep wifi on during sleep" etc. but nothing works. It just stops working after a while even though I am using the laptop, it just suddenly stops. It even shows as connected, and packets are being received but internet or any application over the internet will not work untill I disconnect and reconnect. Why does this happen? Any solutions?Thank you. 













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Answer:Z580 WiFi not working

If you're using the Intel Centrino N2230 wireless adapter, try to update drivers from the intel website:
 
Intel® PROSet/Wireless Software and Drivers for Windows 8* (install this first)
Intel® PROSet/Wireless Bluetooth Software for Windows 8*
 
After installing the drivers, disable the bluetooth when using wifi to prevent the connection from dropping and observe.
 
If you have a Broadcom/Atheros card, check this thread and try the script made by cbautis2 to refresh the winsock and TCP ip configurations of your PC or you can type the following on a command prompt, reboot the computer and observe:
 
ipconfig /flushdns
netsh winsock reset
netsh int ip reset
 
 
Let me know your findings
 
Regards

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hi I have a z580 laptop (spec will be provided if neccesery). I usually connect it to my TV and everyhing works fine.Today for suddenly it stopped.Restating the computer gave me a 'CAPOSD not found' warning. I re-installed the CAPOSD driver and the power menegment (v.7). Still nothing.I re-installed the VGA driver. Still no HDMI connection to the TV.When I connect/disconnect the HDMI cable I get a 1-2 seconds black screen, suggesting that the port works fine.I tried different cable, TV port, read the forums (there are not so many) and I'm stuck. PLEASE help

Answer:z580 HDMI not working

Hi Mindmaze, Welcome to Lenovo Community!
As per the query we understood that you are facing the issue with HDMI port not working on your Ideapad Z580.

Have you tried booting the system in BIOS or in Safe mode?
Have you checked with different HDMI cable, is the current HDMI cable is working with any other system?
Is the graphic driver was updated from Lenovo support site or with manufacturer site?
Can you provide the current graphic driver version to verify.

Hope this helps.
Best regards,
Hemanth Kumar





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suddenly my z580 touch isn't working the mouse only moves when i click and this how the synaptics pointing looks like  

Answer:My Z580 touch isn't working

hi Extreme-Enigma,
 
Welcome to Lenovo Community Forums!
 
Please try uninstalling Synaptics Software through Control Panel / Programs.
and try if it will be the same problem while moving the touchpad.
 
If it is, You would need to contact Lenovo Technical Support for possible Hardware Problem.
the photo you send seemed that the Trackpad Area is being pressed down.
 
Hope this helps,
Cheers!





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Hey guys,My laptop connects to the WiFi router but when I open my browser it says "this webpage not available" DNS_PROBE_FINISHED_NO_INTERNET"What could be the problem??My laptop is lenovo ideapad z580
 
 
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Answer:z580 - WiFi not working after being connected!!

hi Freshoutoflife,
 
Welcome to the Forums.
 
It's possible that you have a security software / firewall that's blocking internet access or it can be a problem with Winsock (this is the programming interface and supporting program that handles input/output requests for Internet applications in a Windows).
 
Can you try these steps:
1. Open a command prompt as administrator then type the following:
 
ipconfig /releaseipconfig /flushdnsnetsh int ip reset
netsh winsock reset
 
When finished, restart the machine and observe (this resets the TCP/IP connection protocol used by Windows).
 
2. If same problem, uninstall the wireless adapter from the Device Manager (don't delete the driver) then reboot to refresh the wireless adapter settings.
 
Articles:
How To Fix DNS_PROBE_FINISHED_NO_INTERNET
BEST FIX: DNS_PROBE_FINISHED_NO_INTERNET
 
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Let me know if this works for you.
 
Regards

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Recently I've upgraded to Windows 8.1 pro. I'm using a Lenovo Ideapad Z580, which was peloaded with Windows 7. After the upgrade the internal as well as the analog connected R3.5 microphoen isn't recording any sound. What I can hear is a hollow sound. I've already tried the Microsoft Troubleshooting and also tried upgrading the drivers twice. But the problem still persists. So I think it's a OS related issue. Although wanted to know if any other Lenovo user is also facing the same problem. Now I'm thinking to downgrade to Windows 7 again. If anyone have the fix it'll be a big help. Note: Using Realtek HD audio driver for Windows 8.1, dwoloaded from Lenovo website.

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3 out of 4 of my usb ports have quit working.  What can I do?
 
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Answer:Ideapad z580; usb ports not working

Hi kitcharles , 
 
 
Welcome to the Community Forums.
 
When did the issue started ?
Thinking that maybe some setting / drivers changes caused it and you can just do system restore to jump back to a previous restore date as initial step. 
 
Would there be any yellow or black downarrow mark on Device Manager .
Try to show hidden devices in device manager . 
Under Universal Serial Bus controllers for USB Mass Storage Devices  , right clcik and uninstall then restart the pc.
 
You do have 2 USB (ver3.0) port on the left , and 2 USB (ver2.0) on the right based on the user manual (page5).
Which is not working ? Rare that all 3 would go out at the same time but if it does reflect the hardware systemboard controllers for the issue. 
 
If same issue , attempt a power drain and set BIOS on Defaults . 
Shutdown and unplug the ac charger, remove the battery and press power down for 15 seconds to drain. 
(if you have a USB keyboard and mouse to test, attach it )
 
Put back the battery and ac charger and turn on using the Novo key (item 6 page2)  instead. 
Novo menu apears and choose BIOS set up , f9 to default and f10 save and exit 
(would the usb keyboard work tapping on caps/ num locks , usb mouse lit if functional )
 
Update us how it goes. 
 
 
Regards
 
 
 

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I've had my Lenovo since July of 2012, and after about 3 months of use, the Wi-Fi stoped functioning. It takes a lng time to connect to my home network, and only connects IM clients and google webpages on my browser. I've tried so many things and nothing has really changes it. My wired ethernet connect seems to work fine, so I've been using that. I must have it wired or I have the disfunctional Wi-Fi problem. I haven't been able to take my laptop anywhere for the past year, and would still really like to solve this problem. If anyone can give me a hand here I'd appreciate it a lot.Thank you to anyone who can help me prior to the help.Dylan F.

Answer:Lenovo z580 Wi-Fi Not properly working

I thought it would be best if I state that my laptop has a Windows 7 Home Premium operating system and the Intel Core i5-3210M, I believe I have an Intel Centrino Wireless-N 2000 Network adapter.

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I have had this laptop 2.5 years and never had an issue with it. Now my fan seems to be no longer working and my laptop gets extremely hot. I first noticed when I had it on my bed (before I had a cooling pad) and it cut out. I don't hear the fan on start up anymore, maybe a very quiet sound, indicating some fan activity. The fan dust removal cleaning utility doesn't work at all. I tried clearing it out with compressed air, but to no avail. Is it likely that the fan is completely broken? How much is this likely to cost to fix?Thanks.













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Answer:Z580 fan has stopped working, overheating

Hi Kis36445,
 
Welcome to the Forums       
 
As per the query we understood that you are facing issue with fan in your Lenovo Z580 laptop.
 
If the system is under warranty please contact the Lenovo support or if the system is not under warranty please visit the nearest service center 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 the issue persists!                                                   
 
Best regards,                                                          
 
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so basicly i can connect to the internet with a LAN cable but not with WLAN tho my laptop does recognize my network it even tries to auto connect but it always fails, the connection strength is excellent but it simply cannot connect to the internet trough WLAN, i tried to troubleshoot and stuff but nothing helped..I have the latest network adapter driver and all the lenovo stuff... im running windows 7- 64bit

Answer:z580 WLAN(wifi) not working

This is really weird because it did work yesterday, i havent installed/uninstalled anything or changed windows/system settings

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Hi, I just purchased a new z580 preinstalled with win 8. The wireless internet connected without problems for the first few minutes, than it can't connect at all. I already 've tried both: #1 - removed win 8's Energy Management and installed Win 7 EM 6.0.2.4, but wifi only remained connected for only 1- 2 days and then its back to cannot connect again. #2 removed win7 EM 6.0.2.4, remove wireless adaptor driver(intel centrino N2200), reinstall wireless adaptor driver and win7 EM 6.0.2.4, but again wifi only connected for only 1-2 days and then its back to cannot connect again. when I restart the laptop, wifi will sometimes connect for a few min. and then cannot connect again. Fn+F5 shows both wirelss network card and BT are 'ON' This wifi problem is very frustrating...I?ve searched Microsoft's and Lenovo?s exiting boards and could not find a solution...http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_8-hardware/wifi-not-working/b699067a-38fc-4... http://forums.lenovo.com/t5/IdeaPad-Y-U-V-Z-and-P-series/lenovo-z580-problem-after-upgrading-windows... PLEASE HELP!!! Thank you so much!!! 

Answer:New z580 with Win 8 Wifi not working properly

Hello and welcome,
 
What wireless mode are you using (g or n)? and what encryption mode?
 
This is a real long shot, but I've seen it lately on a couple of new laptops.  The router is set for WEP security, but allowing the laptops to hook up in n mode.  This is not supposed to be allowed per the n specs.
 
It can lead to a flaky connection.
 
Not saying this is your issue - just one thing to check.
 
Z.

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For some reason my laptop woudn't load up last night and so I hit the power button to turn it off, when I turned it back on again, I was giving a number of options and one of the options was to restore the system because it wouldn't load up. I clicked this option and when windows 8.1 loaded up it displayed that I had no audio devices installed. This happened to me last week and I was fortunate enough to be able to restore my system to an earlier date (this was the last thing I did, tried installing drivers which did not work at all) but when I tried to do the same last night, I was told there was no saved restore points and so I'm currently stuck with no sound. Could someone please help me out? I need my laptop on a daily basis as I'm doing a Computer Science course and I also need to release updates for my Android app which I recently released worldwide so I can't really afford to send my laptop away to be fixed (hopefully that wont be needed) and I've got a lot of valuable data on my laptop so I can't afford to completely reinstall Windows 8.1 (checked if that was possible and it said that I was missing files, so I can't do that either) Thanks Mark

Answer:Z580 audio no longer working

hi MOS182,
 
Welcome to Lenovo Community Forums!
 
Can you try the Following:
 
-Perform a power Drain
 
-Boot inside BIOS and Press F9 to load defaults and F10 to save and Exit.
 
-Uninstall the Audio driver under Device Manager / Place a check under "Delete driver software for this device"
And try installing this driver
 Realtek Audio Driver  
 
 
Check if plugging in earphones will show any changes,
 
Let me know your findings
Cheers!





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Hello.i just bought a lenovo Z580 last monday, and after sometime with it i noticed that pressing the spacebar on the right side or just giving it a gentle stroke on the center won't register anything, but it will work if i press it from the left side or from the center with a harder stroke, so after returning it back to the shop that i bought it from for diagnosis so they would give me a properly functioning one, they told me it's a common problem in the z580. is it really? is everybody else having the same problem?Hakim. 

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Hi,       My laptop z580 bluetooth is not working,i unstalled the two bluetooth related applications in my controlpanel then i tried to install the bluetooth drivers already there in y laptop but the driver is not supporting. Please provide me the necessary bluetooth drivers for lenovo ideapad z580 windows7 64bit homebasic inbuilt os.also i need answer why the bluetooth drivers in my laptop are not suporting for installation

Answer:bluetooth is not working in my z580 laptop

hi vamsilenovo,
 
  Thanks for Using Lenovo Community Forums!
 
          Possible that the Bluetooth Device (Hardware) is not detected by the Driver installation that's why it is not pushing with the installation.
  You might want to Check under BIOS Setting if Bluetooth is enabled
           
To enter BIOS setup utility, press
F2 when the Lenovo logo appears on the screen
while the computer is starting up.
     >Go to the Configuration TAB
                  And make sure that BT(Bluetooth is enabled)
                  Press F10 to save the changes and exit
Then Try installing this Driver for your Bluetooth
 
Bluetooth Driver (CyberTan, Liteon)0mbt12ww.exe373MB
 
Hope this helps,
Cheers!!





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My touchpad on my laptop has recently stopped working. I am unable to move the cursor but can usually click. The pressure graph and mood pad usually recognize that there is pressure on the pad but the cursor still doesn't move. I have tried uninstalling the synaptic driver and reinstalling it but it still won't work. I can sometimes get the cursor to move by using the very bottom of the touchpad (over the buttons) but it's not really helpful. Is there anything else I should try?  Thanks

Answer:Ideapad Z580 touchpad not working

Welcome to the Lenovo Community !
 
Uninstalling the driver and then installing a fresh copy is usually the first fix.  If that didn't work then try reseting the BIOS just to rule out a possible hardware conflict.  To do the reset, do this......1. Unplug the charger / adapter. 2. Remove the battery. 3. Press and hold the Power Button for 15 seconds. 4. Re-install the battery, plug in the charger / adapter if needed and power up the system to see if the problem was resolved.
 
If the reset didn't resolve the problem then your problem is most likely hardware related.  I would suggest you contact Lenovo Support for additional service especially if your warranty is still active.  You can find the phone number for Lenovo Support in your country or area by using the link below....http://support.lenovo.com/us/en/supportphonelist_alt1

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Hi, Last night my touchpad just died on me (It's less than 3 months old). First I just thought it has frozen and would snap back as it did an hour before but it didn't. Have tried to download the Synaptics Touchpad Driver for Microsoft Windows 8 (32-bit, 64-bit) - IdeaPad Z380, Z480, Z580 but that doesn't help at all. Not sure it actually installed it correctly. The installation doesn't seem to go to compilation and the progress box disappears halfway through the install.  Read on an other thread here that you needed to uninstall the Synaptics software but that didn't help. The software did reappear after startup (http://forums.lenovo.com/t5/IdeaPad-Y-U-V-Z-and-P-series/Touch-pad-not-working-Z580/td-p/1201254). According to that thread you need to remove it from the devise manager too, but I can't find anything relating to that in the devise manager. Tried this thread's solution too but to no avail. https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/IdeaPad-Y-U-V-Z-and-P-series/z580-touchpad-not-working-properly-with-wi.... That just failed full stop. I could at one point today see a levono pointing device in the drive manager but that has now disappeared. It said the following: :Currently, this hardware device is not connected to the computer. (Code 45) To fix this problem, reconnect this hardware device to the computer. That entry has now vanished. I have also reverted the system to a restorepoint when it worked but that didn't help.&nb... Read more

Answer:Touchpad stopped working z580

hi there,it's possible loose cable/connector or hardware issue. i suggest you to re-install the system by pressing one key recover button ( i don't think it's going to work but you can try ) or just contact lenovo for hardware support.

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Hi, I've look for some posts searching for a fix, but I have not find the solution for this. (I'm spanish, so I'll try my best for translate the windows error as accurate as I can... sorry if I make some mistakes)
 
I've formatted my Z580 and reinstalled Windows 8.1 Pro. Everything fine:
 
-Downloaded drivers (wifi, card reader, bluetooth, hd camera...)
-Updated windows...
 
Everything was working fine, but suddenly my touchpad gestures stopped working, and only was working normal clicks. 
 
I went to Control Panel -> Mouse for look which drivers was installed, and windows error suddenly appear: "Windows can not conect to Synaptics device, please delete the driver... bla bla bla." I deleted it and reinstalled again, but the error still remain. I tried to update by Control Panel -> Mouse -> Update Device and suddenly my mouse dissapeared of the screen and stop working the mouse, no moving, no clicks and not showing the pointer. So I plug and USB mouse and everything ok, but I want my touchpad back with the gestures working at leat working normal.
 
¿What can I do? I've tried a lot of things but nothing worked properly :/ 
 
Note: I've no restoring partition cuz I installed an SSD, so I can not backup to factory status. 
 
Thanks for all of you!
 
 
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Answer:Z580 Touchpad totally NOT working

Try to install the chipset driver and imei driver if applicable. Go to device manager and try to delete the touchpad driver. If presented with a delete option select ok. Shut down and remove your usb mouse to avoid the system installing the driver for it. Start the unit and examine what is installed in the device manager for your touchpad. Try installing the correct touchpad driver.

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Hi, I hadn't used my DVD reader for a while as of earlier, but when I did it failed to play some of my DVDs. Some played fine, but for most, all it did was whirr loudly and fail to read. It didn't even register there was anything in the drive. Does anyone know what could be wrong with it? I tried running the fixit here, but it didn't wotk. I tried gently cleaning inside the tray (it was very dusty), and the lens but this didn't work and I'm a bit worried this damaged it.  Any suggestions? Or should I just get a new external drive. Thanks. 

Answer:Z580 DVD reader not working properly

kls36445 wrote:Hi, I hadn't used my DVD reader for a while as of earlier, but when I did it failed to play some of my DVDs. Some played fine, but for most, all it did was whirr loudly and fail to read. It didn't even register there was anything in the drive. Does anyone know what could be wrong with it? I tried running the fixit here, but it didn't wotk. I tried gently cleaning inside the tray (it was very dusty), and the lens but this didn't work and I'm a bit worried this damaged it.  Any suggestions? Or should I just get a new external drive. Thanks. That is normal. Some Dvds can be played while some can't. One solution is to play it with another unit. Another is to ripped it so that you play it in your unit (but be careful about the copyright violation) without the dvd.

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My onekey theater isn't working, whenever I press the sensor/button on my laptop it lights up but doesn't really do anything else. And also it's icon stopped showing on the taskbar for some reason (even though It's enabled at startup).













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Answer:OneKey Theater not working (Z580)

Dear Jirochou
 
Welcome in Lenovo forums
 
Please use the below link to download and install the latest update of the Power management application that should be installed on your unit so that One key Theater can be working , knowing that if the application already installed please uninstall it and install it once you download it ,
 
Link : http://support.lenovo.com/en_EG/downloads/detail.page?DocID=DS031269
 
Please let me know
 
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Hello,I have an ideapad Z580 laptop running Windows 7 (preinstalled)  and I have two problems:         *1* The "Cap sensor buttons" don't work anymore           *2* The combination of 'fn+F4' which is supposed to open the interface for display resolution settings.                Doesn't work anymore too... I guess the matters come from the drivers, but I don't know which one I am supposed to install. Do you have any solutions? Thanks in advance

Answer:Z580 fn+F4 and Cap sensor buttons are not working

Hi
 
Welcome in Lenovo community
 
the function of FN+F4 Wide/Normal switch, is this machine was preinstalled with Win8\Win8.1 ?
 
As for "Cap sensor buttons" don't work anymore , ( do you mean the sensitive buttons at the top of the keyboard ) .
 
Let me know
 
Thanks
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hi please could some one help me.Since updating to windows 8.1 i have realised that when i touch my dust removal button fan speed does not increase at all,so for some reason its stopped working your help would be much appreciated,













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Answer:Z580 dust removal not working

borgred wrote:hi please could some one help me.Since updating to windows 8.1 i have realised that when i touch my dust removal button fan speed does not increase at all,so for some reason its stopped working your help would be much appreciated,You can try uninstalling the present energy management program and install the win 8 version.

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Due to virus infestation I had clean installed Windows 8. I installed drivers but my one key theater both software and sensor buttion doesn't work there is no change in sound. I tried re installing Energy Management but still no difference plus only my volume sensor buttons work others just light up and there is no change in the sound or thermal management moreover Fn+DOWN key and Fn+UP Key which is used to change brightness doesnt work can anyone tell me what i am facing here and help me to solve the problem.

Answer:Z580 One Key Theater Plus Sensor Buttons Not Working

Dear aadidev,
 
Welcome to Lenovo Community,
 
I need you please to install the One Key Theater program and Reinstall the Energy Management to the latest version; you will find the 2 links below, please install them then restart the computer.
 
One Key Theater
 
Lenovo Energy Management
 
Please try this solution and if the problem still exists, just let me know.





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Hi, I have been facing problems after upgrading my z580 notebook to windows 8.1 pro x64 1st is bluetooth not working it's simply not showing in my pc & even touch pad not working well it is only being scrolled if i pull it with my 2 fingers to upwards...Please anyone help me facing these problems i have installed the right drivers which came with my laptop! & thanx in advance.

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as the subject says ... i tried updating drivers (lots if not all) but it didnt work.. i've searched through and i am at my wits end >.< the device manager shows 'Lenovo easycam' and i can install drivers (for Bison)though when i use Youcam it says 'Youcam cannot connect to your webcam ( Lenovo easycam ). Try selecting other capture device within settings, or close any applications tahat may be using the webcam and then restart Youcam'when i use veriface it says 'Unable to turn on camera. Please check to see if the camera is working properly'  ... anybody know any way to solve this ?? ''preferably not by clean install of windows''

Answer:Z580 integrated webcam/easycam not working/cant ge...

Hi brother lenovo recommends a clean install for Ideapads.... READ THIS: http://download.lenovo.com/lenovo/content/windows8/upgrade/ideapad/index_en.html

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Hi, I just bought a z580 IdeaPad and it seems that the left and right touchpad hardware buttons are not working at all.The touchpad itself and the tab click features are also not working. I can only move the mouse with the touchpad.I already tried installing the latest driver. Can anybody help me? Thanks in advance!!!Best regards,Peter 

Answer:z580 Touchpad Hardware buttons not working

WIN 7 0R 8?

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Dear guys, my lenovo ideapad z580 windows8 laptop's novo button doesn't bring up Novo Menu after some repair in the motherboard by a private technician. After the repair, the novo button just starts the windows. Even the S.No. of the system is changed in the BIOS after the repair work. Contacting 2 different lenovo autorised dealers, both told me to get the motherboard replaced by a new one. I don't want to spend 16-18k bucks on it. Any suggestion is appreciated.Thanks in advance.

Answer:Z580 Novo button not working properly?

Hi BJBAD,
 
Greetings.
 
As we are not sure what change they had made with the laptop like reformatiing partition of the harddrive (can remove the OKR image) or flashing BIOS/ BIOS chip etc. The serial number and information can only be changed by an internal tool used by Lenovo technician as the same reason why most dealers rather suggest having a replacement OEM motherboard instead.
 
Since costing of systemboard replacement would be near the same price of the laptop, personally if everything is running ok with your task for your computing needs then such changes can be ignored.
 
Just keep note of the original SN and new ones for reference purpose and have a Windows 8 install image handy for any reimaging needed in the future. 
 
Hope this suggestion helps answer your query.
 
Regards

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I am not able to factory reset my laptop. It is an IdeaPad Z580 and I am using the factory reset button besides the power button. The button is not responding at all. Nothing happen when I press it or press and hold it. My laptop started behaving wierd and it stopped recognizing the wireless adapter card. I tried a system restore, it did not work. Now trying to do a factory reset and I am not able to do it at all. Please help. I am fedup with the problems on this Ideapad and the lack of support from Lenovo.

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I am not able to factory reset my laptop. It is an IdeaPad Z580 and I am using the factory reset button besides the power button. The button is not responding at all. Nothing happen when I press it or press and hold it. My laptop started behaving wierd and it stopped recognizing the wireless adapter card. I tried a system restore, it did not work. Now trying to do a factory reset and I am not able to do it at all. Please help. I am fedup with the problems on this Ideapad and the lack of support from Lenovo.

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I didn't install anything, or change anything, and my USB ports no longer function. I checked all around online and I can't seem to find a fix. Here's a screenshot of the error I am seeing and all that good stuff.http://prntscr.com/47f63mhttp://prntscr.com/47f66bThe error code is the same for all 3 devices.I am running the Windows 8 OS. If you need anymore information just ask for it and I will provide.

Answer:IdeaPad Z580 Error: USB ports are not working.

Hi Sticky,
 
Welcome to Lenovo Community!
 
I?m sorry to hear that the USB ports are not working as expected in your Z580 Laptop. Hence, I would suggest you to un-install all the USB devices with yellow exclamation mark and also the ?USB Root Hub? devices. Then please download and install the chipset driver from the below link:
 

Intel Chipset Driver for Windows 8 (32-bit, 64-bit)

Do post us back if the issue persists.
 
Best Regards
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This would be my first time posting here so I will try to be exact in my problem which is driving me nuts. I have recently done a re-install of windows 7 home premium with sp1 on my idea pad z580 (this was necessary as windows update was not functioning). after all was said and done all my programs and files and setting were saved except my integrated webcam was not working. Yes i made sure the softkeys had it turned on. This shouldn't have been a problem I went to lenovo and downloaded the recomended driver. The wizard ran with no problem. Windows then went to install the driver and it failed. If I go to device manager and have windows search for a newer version of driver it tells me I have the most current one...Yet it continuously fails to install it.  Help!!! I'm out of ideas. This should be a pretty routine thing to do. Any help would be appreciated.

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Hi Team, I have problem in my keypad. Few keys are not working properly. The right side num keys in number pad is not working. When I press any number that is below the function keys, the special characters is getting typed. By defaut SHIFT function is always ON but in keyboard the key is not pressed. Windows key is not working as well. I tried to recover using the One Key Recovery button which doesn't help me. Please suggest me to overcome my problem. Thanks in advance!

Answer:Ideapad Z580 Keypad not working properly

Hi Krishna Does shift seem to be pressed/look different than other keys? Did not you spilled anything on keyboard? For how long issue occures?Sincerely,Dominik.





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Plz help..i have w8 preinstalled. I format my Ideapad some days before and loose all the drivers.1) Will anyone give me Blutooth,usb,audio,graphics(intel hd 4000),nd most imp inteligent touchpad ,dolby profile etc.2) is there any way to recover NOVA button. I read somewhere if u partion HDD then Nova Button not works..!3)I have intel hd 4000 graphics (1981 mb) bt dedicated vedio memory and system memory is Zero mb.i tried to update it but it says driver is up to date. Before formating Dedicated memory was about 60 mb.4) lastthanx in advance .... plz guys help me...??

Answer:Inteligent touchpad not working in Ideapad z580 (1 TB , i3 , 8gb)

hi amendhe,
 
Welcome to the Lenovo Forums.
 
Regarding your questions:
 
1. Check this link for the Lenovo Z580 Drivers as this has all the drivers that you require.
 
2. If you have deleted the recovery partition, the One Key Recovery (NOVO) button will no longer and is unrecoverable. However, check this site as it has instructions that you can try on how to restore One key Recovery function after changing partition size
 
3. As Intel Intergrated graphics automatically allocates video memory, check this Graphics Memory FAQ for Windows
 
 
Hope this helps
 
 

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Which password to use if laptop is in safe mode ideapad z580 ?
 
 
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Answer:z580 - Which password to use if laptop is in safe mode ideapad z580 ?

hi akshu_13,
 
Welcome to the Forums.
 
If you're running on Windows 7 or Windows 8/8.1, you should use the same password that you've set on your account.
 
If you're running on Windows XP, by default, you will see an additional Administrator account and the password is set to none. If you'll be using your own account and not the Administrator one then you should use the same password like in normal Windows.
 
Note:
Windows 8/8.1 can use a Microsoft Account and a Local Account. If you boot in Safe Mode only (not Safe Mode with Networking), you won't be able to use the Microsoft Account login as it requires internet access to verify your credentials, thus, you will need to use a Local Account.
 
 
Let me know if this helps you out.
 
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Hi, I have had problems with my wireless network card since I purchased my Lenovo Ideapad Z580. The wireless card would suddenly stop working, but would restore itself after a few hours. Last week suddenly in the middle of my session, my laptop suddenly could no longer connect to wifi. On restarting I realized the wireless network card wasn't working. In fact, the OS does not even realize that the laptop has a wireless network card. It can still recognize the ethernet card and bluetooth. Here is what I did:Went to Device Manager --> Network Adapters. I could not find the wireless adapter listed there. The following were listed: Bluetooth Device (PAN), Bluetooth Device (RFCOMM), Realtek PCIe FE.I changed the settings to view hidden items. I can see the wireless adapter (Intel(R) Centrino(R) Wireless-N 2200). There were a few other adapters that are hidden as well, viz.: Microsoft ISATAP Adapter #2, Microsoft Teredo Tunneling Adapter, Microsoft Wi-Fi Direct Virtual Adapter, Microsoft Wi-Fi Direct Virtual Adapter #2.I tried right clicking and uninstalling Microsoft Wi-Fi Direct Virtual Adapter. It disappeared from Device Manager.When I restarted my machine, I could no longer find Microsoft Wi-Fi Direct Virtual Adapter even after showing hidden items.I went to Lenovo support site, downloaded and installed the latest wireless network adapter driver. But no change in status.When I pull up properties for the Intel Centrino Wireless N 2200, in the Device Status... Read more

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Hi, I have had problems with my wireless network card since I purchased my Lenovo Ideapad Z580. The wireless card would suddenly stop working, but would restore itself after a few hours. Last week suddenly in the middle of my session, my laptop suddenly could no longer connect to wifi. On restarting I realized the wireless network card wasn't working. In fact, the OS does not even realize that the laptop has a wireless network card. It can still recognize the ethernet card and bluetooth. Here is what I did:Went to Device Manager --> Network Adapters. I could not find the wireless adapter listed there. The following were listed: Bluetooth Device (PAN), Bluetooth Device (RFCOMM), Realtek PCIe FE.I changed the settings to view hidden items. I can see the wireless adapter (Intel(R) Centrino(R) Wireless-N 2200). There were a few other adapters that are hidden as well, viz.: Microsoft ISATAP Adapter #2, Microsoft Teredo Tunneling Adapter, Microsoft Wi-Fi Direct Virtual Adapter, Microsoft Wi-Fi Direct Virtual Adapter #2.I tried right clicking and uninstalling Microsoft Wi-Fi Direct Virtual Adapter. It disappeared from Device Manager.When I restarted my machine, I could no longer find Microsoft Wi-Fi Direct Virtual Adapter even after showing hidden items.I went to Lenovo support site, downloaded and installed the latest wireless network adapter driver. But no change in status.When I pull up properties for the Intel Centrino Wireless N 2200, in the Device Status... Read more

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Hey, I bought the Z580 not even 3 weeks ago and the earphone jack has stopped working. Any ideas how I could fix this myself?  Thanks, Niall

Answer:Lenovo Z580 earphone jack has stopped working

Hi!Welcome to the forums!! What are the symptoms of your problem? Is there a red light in the port? And does windows how a notification above the system tray saying that something has been inserted in the audio jack?Also did you try updating the drivers and are you inserting in the right port? One with a headphone made near it?If you really think it is a problem with the jack, then try inserting a thin ear bud in it and clean it a bit, maybe accumulation of dust is the reason?Do answer the question for further assistance!!Cheers





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I've been running this Z580 for a year or so, and updated to Windows 10 a couple of months ago. Both the laptop display and an external monitor (HPw1907 vga) have been working fine. The other day, the external monitor just stopped working.   I check the device manager and the Intel HD Graphics 4000 display adapter is disabled, due to a Code 43. I have tried rolling back to an earlier restore point, I've uninstalled and reinstalled several versions of the Intel graphics adapter, up through the current compatible one. The most recent display adapter driver from Intel is apparently not hardware compatible with this adapter. The funny thing, is that the driver wants to work! On booting, while the black and white Lenovo splash screen is displayed, with the little circular Windows logo circling around, I can move the cursor back and forth between monitors. As soon as the screen turns blue (I assume with Windows drivers loading) the external monitor blanks out and I'm back to one screen.  Based on that behavior, I'm wondering if it's not a display driver that is specfically the problem, since I've loaded up the latest drivers several times, but if maybe a recent Windows update has sneaked in a driver or component for something else that is causing the Intel driver to crash. Any thoughts?  Back in earlier versions of Windows, you could have the system load one component at a time during boot, so you could check for incompatibilities. So, if the... Read more

Answer:Ideapad Z580 - External monitor stopped working

Right click on it and uninstall.Reboot .Worth a try

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My Ideapad Z580 came yesterdayu 5/22. Looks and feels nice and it comes with Win 8. But what i saw was when i tried to switch on the first time with Battery, it didnt come up. so connected the charger thinking the battery might be low (but was surprised , no battery these days come with zero charge).  so started using the laptop with charger,, checked the battery and its says 86% charged and says not charging.  So if i remove the power supply,, the system goes off. Tried removing the battery and putting it back on and has no effect at all. Works fine as long as the charger is there but doesnt work with just battery. Tried the reset option with, removed the battery and charger and held the power button for 30 secs, and that did not help. Uninstalled the power management software,, rebooted and installed again and of no use. Can some one help with this ? should i have to return the laptop to lenovo ? i am so concerned,, i brought a refurbished z580 and now it doesnt work properly on the first day !!! Pls help.Sri

Answer:New ideapad Z580 not working without charger, works only on battery

hi srimoorthy,
 
Welcome to the Lenovo Forums.
 
Can you try the following:
1. Turn the computer ON just with the AC adapter and repeatedly tap F2 to boot into the BIOS
2. In the BIOS, press F9 to load setup defaults and press F10 to save and exit
3. In the WIndows desktop, slide the battery into the unit and see if it charges.
 
If you get the same problem, you may have a bad battery or a defective battery charging mechanism. You can opt to contact lenovo on how to go about replacing the battery under warranty.
 
 
 
Hope this helps

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I've had my lenovo z580 for a little more than two years. The cap sensor keys control the volumne (mute, volume down, volume up), one key theater, and dust cleaner (thermal management). When I press on the sensor with my fingers, they do not work. This issue existed for two to three months, as I sent in my computer to have it's shell replaced (the physical case). The case was replaced but cap sensors stopped working.Now, all the sensors except the one key theater will dim and bright up, sometimes increase/decreasing or muting the volume, and worst of all, launching dust cleaning every so often. How can I correct this issue? 

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As the title says, just wondered if theres any lenovo software the works with the z580 ? lenovo companion on windows 8 offers some stuff but its listed as u series ect ? cheers for replys inadvance,mike

Answer:(z580) Just wondered what lenovo software will work with the z580 ?

hi mikee77,
 
The Lenovo Z580 comes with these lenovo pre-installed apps:
 
Lenovo OneKey RecoveryLenovo OneKey TheaterLenovo Cloud Storage by SugarSyncLenovo Energy ManagementLenovo Companion
 
The Lenovo Companion is like an app store the features:
 

Third-Party Apps and Ads
Lenovo products, Tutorials, Application showcases, Lenovo accessories information, Lenovo Cloud, and a link to Lenovo blogs and articles

Most apps listed on the Lenovo Companion will work on the Z580 as long as it meets the system requirements (i.e. If an app is made only for Touchscreen models, then you will need to get the non-touchscreen version or if there's a Utility app that senses temperature on a specific model, make sure Z580 is on the supported models).
 
Click here for more information on the preloaded softwares on the Z580 and click here for more information on the Lenovo Companion.
 
 
Hope this helps.

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Hi
After my recent update, none of my Network Connections, Wifi or Lan is visible.. Alon with that it is creating a isuue of connections. All my previous connections are lost.
Please help me with the same.
 
 
Thanks 
Regards
Shreyaa
 
 
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Hi, question for lenovo and lenovo community Yesterday I wake my laptop z580 from sleep and I see black screen with backlight. But I plugged in monitor over HDMI cable and everything is working on monitor. I chose to duplicate screen for test I opened game with Intel graphics and it working OK , then I run the same game on NVIDIA gt630 and when the game was opening the laptop lcd screen blink and goes dark again and the game work fine. I tried updating BIOS and nvidia driver and nothing helps. And I have a question what part can be responsible for that, and how I can repair it myself you can upload some sort of pics or manual how to because my guarantee expired . Best regards, Tomasz

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Initially my laptop had windows 7 , recently i updated it to windows 8.1 When i installed realtek audio driver, dolby digital plus home theater was installed instead of dolby home theater v4. Can aynone please give detailed steps for installing dolby home theater v4? thankyou













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Answer:Dolby home theater v4 not working in lenovo ideapad Z580

Welcome to the forum.
 
Please see these threads:
 
https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/IdeaPad-Y-U-V-Z-and-P-series/Dolby-Home-Theater-V4-changed-to-Dolby-Dig...
 
http://forums.lenovo.com/t5/General-Discussion/Dolby-Home-Theater-v4-for-most-Lenovo-Laptops/td-p/62...
 
Cheers
 
DragonRider
 

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HiI bought my z580 a couple of months back and within a few days shift key started working as if it was continuously pressed. After contacting lenovo service the keyboard was replaced after a long delay. Now one month later i am again facing a similar problem that too in the new keyboard. This time instead of shift key fullstop key is working without being pressed. Frankly speaking i am getting fed up with the quality of customer service lenovo provides. Apoorv Agrawal 

Answer:Keyboard working without pressing fullstop key in lenovo z580 laptop

Hi Apoorv,
 
Welcome to Lenovo Community Forums!
 
I?m sorry to hear about your situation and the issue persists even after replacing the Keyboard for your Z580. 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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Hi. When i install the latest intel drivers from their website for my HD4000 the brighness control on my Z580 stops working correctly, then if i re-install the lenovo video driver it starts working again, what have lenovo done to their driver? can the Intel Website driver be modded this way? This is for Windows 7 x64 Thanks John.





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Answer:Z580 - How can i use Intel Website video drivers and keep the brightness control working?

Hi TinderboxThe thing is that the drivers posted by Lenovo at their site owever the one at the intel site are are made for not any specific laptop but for many supporting laptops. Also, if we are satisfied by the current state of the computer, there is never a need of updating anything.I hope you understand.





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Hi, I purchased the ideapad Z580 about a month ago and i have noticed a few times now that the volume up sensor button suddenly stops working and just works fine the other times. The rest of the sensor buttons, including the volume down have no such problem. Has anyone else faced similar issue?? I contacted technical support and they said that it  looks like a hardware problem to them and so I might have to send my laptop down to them for repairs, which will take them 7 days for  it to be returned to me. ( No replacement since it's more than 21 days old). If anyone has faced a similar issue earlier and if it was resolved by a reset or a driver reinstal please let me know. Thank you.

Answer:Volume up sensor button stops working intermittently Ideapad Z580

I am having the exact same issues. Any fix?

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After realizing my bluetooth isnt working i tried to reinstall the drivers but after installation the drivers didnt appear in the device manager . My hdmi port is now defective but the hardware is alright this is shown by the fact that when i connect it to my Tv the tv notices my laptop but the laptop dosent send any audio or video to the Tv , have tried with a different Tv and differrent hdmi cable the problem is still the same and am using windows 10. 

Answer:My lenovo z580 lost its bluetooth almost 3 months ago and now the hdmi port also stopd working

Marx wrote:After realizing my bluetooth isnt working i tried to reinstall the drivers but after installation the drivers didnt appear in the device manager . My hdmi port is now defective but the hardware is alright this is shown by the fact that when i connect it to my Tv the tv notices my laptop but the laptop dosent send any audio or video to the Tv , have tried with a different Tv and differrent hdmi cable the problem is still the same and am using windows 10. Is the unit currently running Win 10, Win 8.1, or other OS?

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Hey folks!I have recently updated my bios [both files, private and public, step by step with the manual] from official site (http://support.lenovo.com/us/en/products/laptops-and-netbooks/ideapad-z-series-laptops/ideapad-z580/... which is for WIN 7 and WIN8 (64 bit). I had previous version 5FCN34ww and everything worked very well, but after this bios update to version 5FCN95ww i have some problems.(yes, im a dumbass, because i didnt backup my previous bios)I'm using win7 64bit, i dont want win 8)   First, i have problems with energy management software, which is not working properly, only dust option is working, and after this bios update, it seems like my fan speed is everytime on the "silent mode",  and  i have significantly increased temperatures on my pc, which i can feel even with the hand placed on the surface of my notebook.After this update, there is an issue, which is very anoying. i have some popup windows, that informs me, that"ENERGY MANAGEMENTCPU 70% [or 100%...]"and there is an option "ok" its very annoying, because when i click on the "OK" button, in a while, there is another window with similar window, so i must move this window outside of my working space and it will not popup again. I have tried reinstalling my energy management software (from the official website), and everything is the same.The second thing, which i did, was reinstalling my windows, so there was clean install and there cant be mess in the drivers etc. Noth... Read more

Answer:z580 bios update (from 5FCN34ww to 5FCN95ww) energy management isn't working properly

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Question: Z580 - Windows 10

Hi I have runinto a few problems trying to update to Windows 10, I think becuase I did not do a clean install. Has anyone sucessfully updated from clean install via USB, and is there anything I need to look out for, e.g driver etc. Thanks

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Question: windows 8 on z580

My Z580 (ci5 - 4gb (+4gb extended)) came wid windows 7, i purchased windows 8, installed it recently... Everything is smooth except that the battery backup is extremely less.. I used 2 get decent 3-4 hrs backup on Win 7 but no more than 1-1.5 h on win 8 (even on power saver mode)...Help me pls..!! 

Answer:windows 8 on z580

help me pls... its very urgent...

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i dont like windows 8 so i instaled windows 7 64-bit but cant fine any internet divers i would be gratfull if any one could link me the downloads for them thanks dean













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Answer:z580 windows 7 64-bit

hi nufcbailey,
 
Welcome to the Lenovo Forums.
 
Your issue might be similar to this thread.
 
If you also have the Liteon WB225 BGN+BT HMC WLAN Card WCBN608AH-L6 (p5), can you try to install this driver:
- Wireless LAN Driver (CyberTan/Broadcom, Liteon/Atheros)
 
If you have a different wireless card, check this driver along with a list of its supported devices:
- Wireless LAN Driver (Intel, Cybertan, Liteon)
 
 
Regards

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Question: windows 8 on z580?

Windows 8 has been out for quite a while now and i think there should have been enough time for lenovo to release fixed windows 8 drivers..I still have win 7 on my z580 but i want win 8 . so i want to know can i get everything working on win 8 like Dolby digital audio, onekey theater, one key recovery etc..??

Answer:windows 8 on z580?

Use google chrome to open this linkhttp://support1.lenovo.com.cn/lenovo/wsi/Modules/Driverdownload.aspx?SearchType=1&LogicType=0&Machin...





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Question: Z580 windows XP

Is there any instruction how to install windows XP pro on Z580 ?Windows 8 is pre-installed and I want to use XP and 8.  Thank you...

Answer:Z580 windows XP

HiWelcome to the forumsAs of my knowledge, windows 8 pre-instslled of gpt partitions and windows xp does not install on gpt disks. Dual booting windows xp on windows 8 is a process of hassles.Regards





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Question: Z580 Windows 8

Good Day, I see this topic has been discussed to death. But would appreciate fresh input on the topic.I made a big mistake buying my lenovo z580 with windows 8. Thinking I can load it with windos 7 and later restore windows 8 i found out to late that the partions should NOT be formated and there is no recovery disks given (i formated it in the first 2 min after i bought it). I have hower backed up all the files and software on the partions. e.g LrsEsp.okrWinre.okr is there a way to rebuild the windows okr images into a iso DVD for reload?I also tried to take a normal ISO DVD of windows 8 and reload it, but it seems the embeded key will not work with any version of windows 8 64x other then the embbed version which has no ISO. please help / advice. really want to get win8 back on

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Hey All This is my 1st post here.. I have Z580 laptop with One Key Recovery Option... I have dual boot in it - Windows 7 Home Basic and WIndows Server 2008 R2 I want to create a back up image file of both at the same time, using One Key Recovery, so that I can restore back in future, if need be 1. So, I will log in to, say, WIndows 7 and take the back up image.. Will that take an image for both OS at the same time? Basic question here is does it image of the Hard disk or each OS.. 2. Or do I have to take a separate image of both after logging into respective OS? 3. If answer to 1 is YES, will that restore both the systems at the same time in future using the One Key Recovery solution? 4. If the answer to 2 is YES, can i restore both the systems individually just by using the One Key Recovery solution? Br, Ajay Maheshwari

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Hi,I have IdeaPad Z580 purchased with windows 8 working fine for one year. Recently I upgraded to windows 8.1 Everything except bluetooth works fine. For bluetooth I receive following driver error: qualcomm atheros ar3011 bluetooth 3.0Windows has stopped this device because it has reported problems. (Code 43) I tried various options including driver uninstall and then reinstall. It installs a generic driver. Then I tried updating it from local hard disk. It does not work. Then I again uninstalled and tried updating from Internet, It does something and then again gives same error. Finally I'm unable to use my BlueTooth. Please advises/help. 













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Answer:IdeaPad Z580 Bluetooth Driver while upgrading from Windows 8 to Windows 8.1

Hi rajeevdubey,
 
Welcome to Lenovo Community Forums!
 
Have you tried downloading this driver

 
Once you have that downloaded, Extract it to a folder.
 
Open Device Manager and right click on you Bluetooth.
Select the update driver
Select Browse My computer for drivers.
Select Let me pick from a list of Driver.
Then Direct the installation to the folder where you extract the files.
 
Let me know your findings
Cheers!
 





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When will the Lenovo z580 drivers for windows 8 will be released ?
 
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Answer:z580 Windows 8 drivers

? assume when Windows 8 is released.in October.

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Hi everyone! Been doing some research but couldn't find a solution to my concern.  I purchased an SSD that I want to use to boot windows 7 from in my 2012 z580, along with an ultrabay.  It seems like the general concensus is it's best to place the SSD in the main drive, and if I want to, place the HDD in the ultrabay.  My questions are: 1)  Would I be able to simple run the recovery partition that's factory installed on the current HDD to install windows 7 on the SSD, and be done with it all?  (Being able to use the SSD as my main boot and "C" drive, and the HDD as a media/storage drive) 2)  Can I take out the HDD, install the SSD, leave the optical bay in and do a clean install of windows?  My research seems like the key for my license is in the UEFI Bios.  And if so, then 3) would I have to reinstall all the drivers for my z580 to function? Thanks for all the help!













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Answer:installing windows 7 on SSD in z580

What is the pre-installed OS in your unit? And What OneKey recovery program version does it have?

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I have a Z580 ideapad for which Lenovo recommends a clean install of Windows 8 from Windows 7 and to date all attempts to do otherwise ahve resulted in a corrupt installation. Where do I find the installation files for the bundled software that came with the machine? This is promised according to a paragraph at  the bottom of the webpage but does not include non Lenovo software like Disk burning suite (Power2Go etc).
 
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Answer:Z580 - Windows 8 Upgrade

Hi
 
Welcome To Lenovo Community
 
We are really sorry to hear about the issue you were facing,  
 
Please refer below link for complete details on upgrading windows
 
http://download.lenovo.com/lenovo/content/windows8/upgrade/ideapad/index_en.html
 
Do give this a try and let us know the results
 
 
 
Hope This Helps
Cheers!!!
 
 
 
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On a Lenovo IdeaPad Z580 Model 2151 Manufactured 5/6/2012
 
The computer will not boot. It defaults to the automatic Windows Repair menu.
 
When I first ran Windows Repair, it said that I have a corrupted mfewfpk.sys file, which is associated with McAfee Antivirus software.
 
Windows startup repair: ?cannot repair this computer automatically?.
 
I restored the system to the previous restore point and the one before that with no change.
 
In the command prompt, if sfc/scannow is chosen it says ?There is a system repair pending that requires reboot to complete. If I reboot the computer, I get the same message. I have done this multiple times. It's stuck in a loop.
 
When I tried to download a Windows 7 ISO file, Microsoft says to contact Lenovo.  Even if I am able to make a bootable Windows 7 USB drive, would I be able to fix the corrupted mfewfpk.sys file?
 
Mod's Edit: System model added to the front of Subject line to improve visibility / clarity.
 
 

Answer:Z580 - Can't boot Windows 7

Hi oviajante , 
 
Welcome to the Community Forums. 
 
How was the other advance recovery option like safe mode?
 
With another Windows image /ISO , you can proceed with repair. 
Further details here on this article that you can review.
 
Update us how it goes. 
 
Regards

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Hello everyone Its over a month since i got my new laptop lenovo z580.Everything was going fine until i had windows 7 and all the correct drivers and tweaks for my system and with absolutely no problems whatsoever.Then one fine day i decided to install windows 8 on my laptop litle knowing about the problems it would create thereof.anyways , I have a lot of Problems with my system now and they are stated belowVolume Mixer wont work.Clicking pops up with an error.Volume Mixer has stopped working with two optionsa) check online for a solution andb) close the program.Every now and then another windows error pops up. Thumbnail extraction has failed.Just Three touch keys on the panel above the keyboard are working ( mute , Volume Up and Volume Down ) i.e the remaining two ( one that controls the fan and the on key theatre applications arent displayed neither do their functionalities)My Device Manager has some " Lenovo RMCT Display Driver " listed with some yellow exclamation mark over it.Tried to find the driver for the same but couldn't.Somebody let me know what it is and where would be the driver that would install for it.My WiFi worked somehow for a day and that day it showed just three wifi networks in my range while as at the same time another lenovo laptop at home showed around 8 wi fi networks available.Kindly let me know what probably could be the problem.USB 3.0 driver is not compatible.Where would i find the compatible driver for windows 8 ? Press Numlock and Ca... Read more

Answer:Problems with my z580 and Windows 8 Pro

hi fahrabh,you should un-install all the drivers and software before upgrading the operation system. can you confirm that you have performed the upgrade after un-installing the drivers?

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  how to know my windows 8License key in  my Lenovo Z580  

Answer:Z580 Windows 8 License key

Good EveningWelcome to the forums I would like to tell you that the win 8 product key is embedded in the bios. If you want to know the key, you can use belarc advisor to generate the whole system information which will list the product key also.FYI while installing same version windows 8 you wouldn't need to type the key(applies for same version of windows 8 only)Regards





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I have z580 i3,4gb ram, 2gb NVIDIA,500gb hdd.i've jst upgraded to windows 8 and suffering from huge problem with drivers.1.bluetooth after installing bluetooth driver i have installed Qualcomm atheros bluetooth suite 64 bit i can't turn my bluetooth on/offin settings its only shows greyed.2.failed to intsall intel WiDi drivers3.unable to install Lenovo CapsLock and Numlock OSD Driver4. unable to install one key theatre5. no drivers for USB 3.0 plz help urgent and also want to know what is intel wireless music driver forplz help 

Answer:Z580 Problem with windows 8 ?

Hi sahil210695,
 
Welcome to Lenovo Community Forums!
 
I'm sorry to hear that after upgrading the OS (Operating System) to Windows 8 computer and its devices are not working as expected in the Z580 even after installing the drivers.
 

Bluetooth issue: 
Check if the Bluetooth is ?Enabled? in BIOS, to get to BIOS press the NOVO button, Click Here and refer page no.2 to locate the NOVO button.

Note: To check how the BIOS menu looks and to explore its options Click Here.
 

Then in BIOS select ?Configuration? Tab and check if the BT is enabled, if not click on it to enable, then press ?F10? then YES to save the changes that is made in the BIOS.

 2. Wi-Di driver can be downloaded directly from the Intel as it will automatically scan your computer and provide the link to download the exact Wi-Di driver for the computer.
 

Click Here to visit the ?Intel Driver Update Utility? and select ?Check your system for updates?.

 3. Lenovo CapsLock and Numlock OSD Driver is only available and will work for Microsoft Windows 7.
 4. One Key Theatre will only work with the pre-installed OS and its application is not available for Windows 8.
 5. USB 3.0 driver is not required as per the Document ? Click Here.
 
NOTE: Please download the "Windows 8 Upgrade Advisor" to check if the devices in the compatible with the OS.
 
Hope this helps!!!
 
Do post us back if the issue persists.
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Hi, I have a Z580 with an HDD that is going through a life ending experience. At the current time it does not boot. Although I have salveged most of the data off of it I would like to boot it one more time, in order to clone it. I have tried the repair tools, but they are not working. My repair disk relates to Windows 8 so that may explain why it is not working. I have access to the msdn Windows 8.1 install. I attempted to use that to do a reset, but the reset function provides the message that "the media inserted is not valid" even though this is the x64 version of the disk. I am at a loss how to proceed. Any suggestions? Given how well eveything has not worked so far, I am reticent to do a complete reinstall till I have the product key off the BIOS, but all the notes I find on this subject relate to running windows apps to obtain this, clearly something I cannot do right now.  In terms of replacing the HDD, can I simply clone the working hdd (assuming I get it to work) and then just replace, or is there anything else I need to worry about. I have gone through the forum but most of the discussion appears to relate to pre-windows 8.1 OS. Thanks













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Answer:Z580 DyingHDD, windows 8.1

You should be downloading the Win 8.1 64 bit standard or home version.  Your product key should be automatically detected if the OS originally installed is Win 8.1.As to other thing to worry about is the OKR program. It may no longer work after the cloning process.

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Hello, I want to install Windows 7 on Lenovo Z580, but when I let the bios boot, they begin to run Windows 8, please help me :'(

Answer:Boot Windows 7 on Z580

HiThe two causes for this could be that either the usb/dvd is not bootable or you first have to select the usb device from f12 boot menu.See this guide on creating bootable diskhttp://www.google.co.in/url?q=http://bitsquad.co.in/2011/05/windows-7-bootable-usb/&sa=U&ei=CHXmUKv3...Or you could use softwares like microsoft windows to usb/dvd tool or novicorp wintoflash





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I've been using WIndows 8 on my Z580 since a month now (the lappy is 4 months old) and recently i noticed the bottom part, just below the touchpad gets a little too warm for my liking, didnt know if it has been happening since beforeI do keep my lappy ON most of the time and its connected to AC power but Energy Managemet is configured to charge partiallyHappens on Ubuntu 12.10 tooThe fan at the left seems to be OK, not much heatAm i having overheating issues ???!!!!!Also, my hardisk stats from task manager show that its active at 100% sometimes, even though i'm not using anythingI checked, Connectify Dispatch is writing something to "C:\$LogFile (NTFS Volume Log)", which uses most of the harddiskIt happens at any random time, when i just exit a game, boot up the system, or even browse web and close ChromeAny suggestions ??Thank you 

Answer:Z580 heating on Windows 8 x64

NO its normal fear not

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Hi, Is it possible to downgrade to Windows 7 please??? I cannot handle Windows 8 any more. Thank you

Answer:Z580 Downgrade OS to windows 7

Examination of the drivers in the download site for your unit it is possible to downgrade to Windows 7.

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I have upgraded to windows 10 and my computer will not recognise my wireless network either through WiFi or ethernet cable. I have followed the solution on website but the troubleshooter doesn't recognise any problem and the manual solution doesn't recognise registry key Any suggestions?

Answer:Z580 WIRELESS WINDOWS 10

you should try doing a clean Windows 10 install. it solved my (a bit different) WiFi issue.

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Hello! I'm thinking about updating my laptop to 8.1. I already had some experience with RTM which was released on MSDN and it was pretty unstable, I had issues with power management, overheating and Bluetooth - all of these worked properly on 8. Is there anyone with Z580 (or similar) with 8.1 on it? I'd like to know if something improved since then.

Answer:Windows 8.1 on Z580 - opinions

I just upgraded to 8.1 It's nice to know that this big update released day after RTM fixes some stuff. Unfortunately, I still have issues with power management. It worked well on both 8, and Linux, but not here. I get only 4h of battery life and my discharge rate is constantly jumping between 10W and 20W - on 8 it was 7-12W. I think it could be an issue with GPU drivers, because I remember having 20W+ discharge rate when using NVidia GPU on Windows 8. Anyone else has this issue?

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Hi. My touchpad is not work in w?ndows 8. I try fn+f6 open and close,and update driver . Sypnastics driver left and right touch open win 8 right panel and apps for left . ?s not work . My english is bad I dont use translationts   http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SwCZ8YKNmBc      

Answer:windows 8 touchpad z580

hi leofrankly,
 
Thanks for using Lenovo Community Forums!
 
First try un-installing the synaptics driver under programs.
 
   > Go to Control Panel / Programs and features / uninstall a program,
 
Look for a snaptics Software and Lenovo Energy Management
and uninstall those two
 
Now download and install these drivers
 
Synaptics Touchpad Driver0mtp05w8.exe90.5MB
 
Lenovo Energy Managementem8.0.2.3.exe45.4MB
 
then try the Fn+F6. see if this will work
 
 
Best Regards,
Solid Cruver
 
 





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before I had win7. But I switched on win8 I can not turn on wifi or BT.and I do not have to turn it magager WiFI and BT. lenovo does not have a driver for it 

Answer:Z580 windows 8 WIFI, BT

You must install the Windows 7 version of Lenovo Energy Manager for wifi or bluetooth to work.  The Windows 8 version does not allow you to use fn+f5.  Once you install the Windows 7 version, you can push fn+f5 and activate wifi or bluetooth.  There will be compatibility warnings, but it is the only way to turn on wifi and bluetooth at this time.  Do not reinstall the Windows 8 version until Lenovo updates the software, because you will eventually lose wifi or bluetooth again.  Also, you may need to use a program like Universal Extractor for the install files to extract properly. I hope this helps.  It took me lots of searching to find someone who figured this out.  

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Hello Yesterday I've got myself a brand new z580. I picked the version with no system, as I already own a copy of Win8.Everything installed properly, but I'm having one extremely annoying problem that practically prevents me from using this laptop. I mean wireless internet... It connected without any problems just after the installation of Win8. Though after literally few minutes I ended up with the limited connectivity problem. I disconnected from the wireless network and connected again and it worked... for another 10-15 minutes. And it's happening all the time. I've been struggling with this problem since yesterday, so here are the things I've already tried:-installing WLAN drivers for Win8 from Lenovo - I get the message that "The setup program for the target device is not found",-downloading all important updates from Windows Update,-installing the chinese Lenovo drivers as I've seen it mentioned on these forums,-disabling IPv6 (through regedit),-disabling the IP Helper service,-disabling the option to let the system turn off the device to save power,-installing drivers for the WLAN from Windows Update. NONE of the above worked. I'm quite sure it's not the router problem, since the internet works perfectly fine on other 3 computers at home (one is XP and 2 are Win7). I'm totally clueless here and extremely annoyed because I actually can't use my new laptop due to this issue... I'd probably consider using Win7 instead, though my main cau... Read more

Answer:Yet another problem with z580 on Windows 8

Unfortunately this sounds like the same problem we are all experiencing.  There is no fix and the work around is to roll back the drivers.  It is not possible to get power management and wifi working together.  So if you need wifi then you need to eliminate the power management. See http://forums.lenovo.com/t5/Windows-8/S205-Windows-8-wireless-problem/td-p/884375

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Hi,I upgraded win 7 to windows 10 with some problems.I solved them and i want to share.First of all many of drivers are working find. But after installing windows 10 do not forget to update drivers first from windows update and then manually (nvidia etc).fn+f5 button will not work (it will be airplane turn of-on button) if you install win 8.1 energy management driver. I downgraded to win 7 energy manager and works fine. at least i can use fn + f5 button to turn on-of wireless adapter.dobly will not work. it is the solution for dolbyhttp://www.thewindowsplanet.com/3765/dolby-home-theater-missing-after-windows-10-upgrade.htm pictures http://share.pho.to/9tzZc Hope all will help.worked fine for me.

Answer:z580 windows 10 solutions.

HELLO,CONGRATS FOR UR SUCCESS.I RECENTLY UPGRADED MY Z580 FROM WIN7HB TO WIN10HOME THROUGH WINDOW UPDATES.EV.THING WAS WORKING FINE. BUT WHEN I RAN LENOVO EE BOOT OPTIMIZER BOOTING WAS DELAYED.CAN U HELP ME ABOUT THIS.I ALSO SUGGEST U NOT TO RUN EE BOOT OPTIMIZER.

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