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Question: maximum ram upgrade flex 4 1480

can some one tell me what the max memory willwork in the flex 4 1480 ?Thank you

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Answer: maximum ram upgrade flex 4 1480

According to the Platform Specifications for that system, the maximum supported is 16GB max / 2133MHz DDR4, dual-channel capable, one DDR4 SO-DIMM socket. Lenovo Flex 4 (14 inch) Platform Specificationshttp://psref.lenovo.com/syspool%5CSys/PDF/Lenovo%20Laptops/Lenovo%20Flex%204%20(14%20inch)/Lenovo_Fl... Crutial Lenovo Flex 4 (14-inch) compatible upgradeshttp://www.crucial.com/usa/en/compatible-upgrade-for/Lenovo/flex-4-%2814-inch%29 Cheers,

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Question: Flex 3-1480

Hello!1. I would like to know is it possible or not in Lenovo flex 3-1480 add more memory. It is installed 8Gb of memory, i know, that CPU supports up to 32Gb. Many scanning software show, that there are 4 slots for memory. When i opened back cover of the laptop, could found no one RAM memory =) As i know motherboard can support up to ?? 32Gb DDR 4 too.2. There are some problems when i try to the sleep mode, it wakes up at the same time. The same problem with hibernation mofe. Can somebody advice something with these problems?

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Question: Lenovo Flex 3-1480

Need Some help to try understand what really went wrong. My Girl Friend was using the laptop good, This is just some months old. She left it on over night, the next day it had issues then when we finally got it to power on it would not start properly. It goes in to bios to ask to select the hard drive to start. All it does it come back to that same screen even if you try to boot from a USB drive it would come back to the screen to select boot option. Has any face such similar problem and wish to guide me to help rectify please. Or anyone with advice for such issue, will appreciate your tips.

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Hello,Recently, I purchased Lenovo Flex 3 1480. I would like to install a second SSD (Samsung 850 EVO 250GB). Is it possible? Thank you for your help.Kind regards.

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Hello all,     I am strongly considering purchasing a Flex 4.  This model in particular:https://www.microsoftstore.com/store/msusa/en_US/pdp/Lenovo-Ideapad-Flex-4-1480-80VD-Signature-Editi...I know the processor supports virtualization, but I'm unsure if virtualization is enabled in the bios or if it is supported by the Motherboard.  Can anyone provide an answer so I can pull the trigger on this thing?  I need it as a lightweight mobile web development PC.

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My brand new Flex 4 1480 won't start. After plugging in the AC power, the battery status indicator light next to the power jack turns on and stays solid white. But when I press the power button, the keyboard backlight turns on then off again and the power status indicator light next to the power button blinks for 5 seconds before turning off. The screen stays dark the whole time. I have tried plugging in the AC power and leaving it overnight but the story is the same when I try to turn the laptop on the next morning. 

Answer:Flex 4 1480 80VD000AUS won't start

Hi Alikhlas99, 
 
Welcome to the Community Forums.
 
The hardware manual does offer power checkout guidelines (page21) that you can review.
You are not required removing the battery as per in-warranty troubleshooting so that you can simply call in technical support for a recommendation. Same thing if you do not have tools to check the adapter functionality.
 
Just to isolate the issue, status indicators itself can be a good reference (page29) for the tech support team to assess the issue. Try to illuminate the screen with a flashlight and see if there are traceable display. If still none, then try powering the system using the Novo Button (item2 page 63) if you have the same on then off symptoms then most likely you may need in-warranty repair.
 
Canada / US Hardware Support Team
877-453-6686 
English 24 hours/day 7 days/week
 
Hope this help answer your query.
 
Regards

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I have he flex 3 1480 with 8gb of RAM and have been told I'm maxed out (not happy)Is the 8gb soldered in?Can it be swapped out for more? 16gb?  32gb?If so, do you have a manufacturerer and part #? THANKS!!!

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I Have a problem , My laptop screen goes black alot without any reason which require my to force restatrt the machine and caused my to lose alot of important docs I was working on.does anyone faced this problem before and would know what could cause this and if he/she has a solution??sometime it frooze while I am working on Word or Excell and restart the screen (with a message that the driver stopped working and recovered successfully . If anyone can help me with this would be perfect  Thanks for your time

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Hello everyone.I got this laptop since this xmas  include thi webroot security anti virus . I installed it few days ago anf it worked normally. I dont know how it happened today when i turn laptop on,  the laptop is on with black screeen and some words said 100% the system memory tested  ok.  Please see the attach and please do help. Thank you and appriciated alotttttAmy


























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Laptop display turns off randomly, also sometimes the display fades to white, or the blacks on the display appear as red, or sometimes there are just weird line patters. The system is still on, occasionally putting the pc into sleep mode then waking it up can turn the display back on, but it usally just turns back off either immediately or after a few minutes.   In fact it just turned off the display and I am having to extend the display onto another monitor right now. This has been happening for months and putting it in tablet mode seemed to help, but recently it happens with such frequency that the computer is nearly unusable I have run diagnostics and it says everything is ok.all updates have been done as wellI have also tried disabling each of the graphics cards one at a time with no effect any ideas


























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Hello, I have had this Flex3 since March (6 months)I have had a few problems arise that have been addressed here.The latest problem is my screen flickering.I was watching a live service and the screen started to get darker and the edges had a green look to them and the battery, wifi, click etc on bottom right were broken lines  ( if that makes sense )It took 4 times to restart. I just kept restarting, but the same things were open.It FINALLY did restart and the programs closed, but I still have this flickering screen.It no longer has the tint to it but still flickering. Just wondering what I should try to get this to stop. 

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LENOVO Flex 3 - 1480 I recently uninstalled Lenovo Accelerator Application and now my device is slower and less efficient than usual.  Major Problems If my notebook's screen is not being used for more than two minutes, then my notebook glitches out (meaning that I cannot operate it) and takes another two minutes to un-glitch out (meaning that I can operate my notebook again). For example - leaving my mouse cursor on the desktop for two minutes  (malfunction example), watching a video or movie (non-malfunction example). A few other low end apps and games not downloaded from Windows Store either does not operate at all or is EXTREMELY slow. For example -  Broforce (a low end game that is now extremely slow), Adobe Flash Player (an application that does not work at all now).These problems weren't there before but now they are really bugging me. What I tried  I downloaded Adanced System Care Pro (the paid version) and OneKey Optimiser (by LENOVO).These aplications only heped me a little but the major problems are still there My Request Please give me a replacement application in place of LENOVO Accelerator  Application. Any other solution are also welcome A VERY BIG THANK YOU TO EVERYONE WHO HAVE, ARE AND WILL CONTRIBUTE TO THIS DISCUSSION

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Hi,My Flex 4 1480 completely shuts off exactly after 5 minutes when running on battery. Works fine when plugged in.It shuts down even when running in the BIOS screen, which may point that it is a firmware issue.I have BIOS 2SCN23WW version installed. Tried updating to 2SCN24WW, but it always fails (no given reason).I's apprecaite any recommendations on the BIOS update or the shut-down issues? Thanks 













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Answer:flex 4 1480 shuts down after 5 minutes when on battery

Hello SupernoveThanks for using the Lenovo forums.If this happens in the BIOS screen, then I believe this would indicate a hardware issue instead.
 
Try a static discharge for this, it may help to resolve the issue or at least get rid of any built up static on the motherboard.(If the battery is internal, please just skip the remove/replace battery steps.)1. Turn the unit off2. Remove the battery and the Mains adapter3. Press and hold the front power button for 30 seconds4. Replace the battery and the Mains adapter5. Turn the unit on as normal If that does not work, attempt a factory reset on the unit, this would confirm if this is a hardware issue with the unit.
Note: Please back up all your data as running this reset will delete any data on your machine1. Turn the machine off and press the recovery button which is located usually next to the power button. If you have a desktop machine you will need to power the machine back on and keep tapping the F2 key. 2. Use the arrow keys and press enter on system recovery. ( Desktop users can skip this) 3. Select ?restore from the initial backup? and then ?Next?. 4. Click ?start? and accept the warning messages. Length of time can vary depending on the speed of the machine.
 If these steps do not work I would recommend, that you call your local Lenovo support line for a possible service. Below is the link to the phone list where you can find these numbers
 
Hope this helps, let us know how you get on.=======... Read more

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About three days ago my Flex 3 1480 stopped charging its battery. This message appears above the taskbar battery icon:  ?0% available - plugged in, charging."  The computer now only comes on with the ac power adapter plugged in. I have used another adapter (identical specs) with the same negative result on my computer.  My adapter works fine on the other computer. These are fixes recommended at various internet sites that I have tried without success: System restore to a point several days before problem appeared.Uninstalled both battery drivers in Device Manager and restart reinstalled - three times. The battery is internal so I would like to fix without having to remove the battery if possible. Resetting the battery and resetting the bios are on-line recommendations that I don?t really know how to do safely. In searching the Lenovo site, I have been unable to find this problem addressed. The Lenovo Vantage Hardware Scan shows all in good order ? the battery itself is rated Good. The Flex 3 is 2 years old and is now out of warranty. Any help to correct and get the battery charging would be appreciated. Thank you, GB

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Hi everyone, have a Lenovo Flex 3 1480 that is out of warranty (2 years old) and this week it started flickering when charging.  So I tried another charger, same thing, tried another battery... which actually is a higher charge and doesn't flicker from charging to not, but won't go above the % it was already on.  I've fiddled with tons of programs and googled the heck out of it.  Has anyone had a fix for this without replacing the entire motherboard? It also doesn't appear to charge when off. thanks!

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My laptop will not stay powered on, it will start up but then the fan will kick on really loud and turn off, won?t stay on for more than a minute. No way it can be getting over heated as I have it sitting on a desk and hadn?t even been using it for a minute before it started doing this. Need to figure out how to fix this issue. The computer is less than 2 years old. 

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I bought this laptop from Costco just one year ago, yesterday, when i open the laptop cover, the cover corner is broken, my Warranty has just expired ( on 02/28/2017) , very disappointed, I have been Lenovo user for long time and trust the products quality, but this time , i am very disappointed and don't know how to fix this issue. I am not able to upload photos because the size of the file, verify frustrated... looks plastic cover is blow up from corner .   

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I have a Flex 3-1480 Laptop running windows 10.  When I click on the Xbox app, I get this message "We are unable to sigh you in at this moment.  Try again later."  When I try to use Microsoft solitaire collection and it tries to connect to Xbox, I get "Sign in error" with the error code 1170000.  I can play as a guest.  I have tried following all the recommendations to fix this error code without success.  I have an Acer laptop running window 10 and have no problem getting to the solitaire collection either through the Xbox App or through the start menu.  The firewall settings on both laptops are the default settings.  Any advice? Thanks!
 
Mod's Edit: System model added to the front of Subject line to improve visibility / clarity.
 

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I can access my wi-fi at first, but after a few minutes it says I'm not connected.   Then I have to reboot to connect again.   What is going on?

Answer:Lenova Flex 3 1480 does not stay conneted to wi-fi

Try the following. Right-click on Start, select Run, type:   powercfg.cpl   and then press EnterLocate the active power plan on your Laptop, and then select Change Plan SettingsSelect Change Advanced Power SettingsLeft-click on the plus sign by wireless Adapter Setting to expand, and then do the same to expand Power Saving Mode and make sure it is set to Maximum PerformanceMake sure to do so for both the while plugged in, and while on batter power plans.If still having issue, do the following too. Right-click on StartSelect Device ManagerLeft-click on Network Adapters to expandRight-click on your WiFi Adapter and select PropertiesSelect the Power Management Tab, and de-select the option to "Allow the Computer to power off this device to save power".Updating the driver for you Wireless Adapter would also be a good idea if not up to date, but I do not see anything released recently posted by Lenovo on the support site for the Lenovo Flex 3 1480.    Good Luck,

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Greetings all, I am having issues with my SD Card Reader. I have a Lenovo Flex 3-1480, running Win 10 x64. Recently, I downloaded and installed the Lenovo Companion, and have used it to install drivers. It installed a Card Reader Driver - 10 [64]  V.4.5.0.6. Now, when I try to use my SD reader, I get an Unknown Device pop up in my Device Manager. When I try to update this device, it automatically locates a Genesys Logic USB3.0 Card Reader which promptly indicates is not intended for this platform [Code 28]. I am unable to install the driver at all. I can no longer use my SD reader, for anything, it just isn't registered with the system now. Please help or advise, I need that reader to work, I store just about everything on those cards. I have tried running the Companion, and it does not locate any more drivers, and also indicates that the system is running good, no errors. I have also tried using Intel Driver Update Utility, and still get nowhere. Has anyone else experienced this?

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Just installed Windows 7 on my Flex 4 1480. Found all the drivers, but need to make the touchscreen work. Tried to look up the HID input drivers for the screen, but havent had any luck. Any tip? Thank you in advance!

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Is this a "feature" of the ELAN touch pad?  Is there any way to get rid of it?  The beeping is really annoying.

Answer:Two Finger Scroll Beeps on Flex 3 1480

Same problem.  Started when I had my bluetooth playing music from the laptop and I was doing other work.  So I shut the bluetooth off and now it does it from the computer speakers?  Very annoying beeping sound.   It seemed to go away when I unplugged it?  Did you have yours plugged in?  Did you find a fix for this?  

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Hello everyone!  In December I switched back to PC from Mac and purchased the Flex 4. Love the machine until a few months after purchase the screen started to flicker on and off without warning. Sometimes the screen just goes bright white or the color black on the screen is displayed as red. I downloaded the solution center and it keeps telling me everything is running as normal which is clearly not the case. A bit more about my machine: Windows 10Intel i7-750016GB RamAMD Radeon R5 M430 As far as I can tell, all my everything is up to date. Any help you can offer would be greatly appreciated! 

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My daughter has a Flex 4 1480.  She has been having intermittent display problems for a few weeks however failed to mention it to me until now.  Ironically her warranty expired two days ago!  The display will often go black after start up or if put in Flex mode.  At times she claims she'll get red, green, yellow on the display. I am unable to contact Lenovo support because its out of warranty.  Anyone have any suggestions to how I go about communicating/online chatting with support to id the problem?  Unsure if it's a hardware connection or not.  

Answer:Flex 4-1480 Intermittent Display Problems

Hi sxenakis,
 
Welcome to the Community Forums.
 
Since it was just two days for its warrnaty maybe you can try calling sales team 1-855-253-6686, option 2 Monday ? Friday 9am-9pm EST and check if post warranty extension can be considered. 
 
Otherwise you may want to call technical support at 877-453-6686 to check if there is anything that they can extend on your behalf. Having an open communication with the tech team may provide you options for consideration. Everything can be worth a try before we start opening or loosening in the panels and screws.
 
Hope this helps.
 
Regards 

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the hard disk of my flex 3 (1480) was dead, and I need to install a new hard driver, but could not get a recovery image.. I tried the recovery media link: https://pcsupport.lenovo.com/us/en/lenovorecovery?linkTrack=Body:Box:RecoveryMedia but after I typed the S/N and submitted, it told me that "Cannot find Recovery Media for this machine." How can I do? Can anyone help? thanks!!

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My laptop will not charge. Well, the charging indicator flickers, and when I try to charge it and get it working, the percentage will stay at the percentage it was when it started charging.  I had it plugged in two nights ago, while using it, and I heard a pop and saw the charger move in the outlet. That's when the problem occurred. I can't even use it, which is a problem because I'm in a high school where one to one is a thing. My warranty is expired, so please help! Any help or advice would be appreciated. Thanks!

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Hello, Hope someone can help with this issue: all usb ports stoppped on Flex 3-1480 running Windows 10 64-bit. Tried several attempts to re-install driver, regedit, delete drive, auto discover driver  - all attempts fail. Also, tried restore point - did not fix. In addition to usb ports stopped working - touch screen is not working either. All drivers are supposed current (at least when i scan for changes; Windows 10 was updated after problem started (so that rules out drivers and operating system) Microsoft Management Console - Event Viewer shows USB Root Hub (xHCI) problems - all during the times attempting to resolve.However, around time of initial failure - The computer has rebooted from a bugcheck.  The bugcheck was: 0x0000001e (0xffffffffc0000094, 0xfffff802e80a9e8c, 0x0000000000000000, 0x0000000000000000). A dump was saved in: C:\WINDOWS\MEMORY.DMP. Report Id: 2ea1e93b-3f55-4d1b-b11b-1cd80d6a944d.. Minutes before memory dump - The driver \Driver\USBHUB3 failed to load for the device USB\ROOT_HUB30\4&b338d6a&0&0. - (appears as a warning) With the warning is an informational:The description for Event ID 26 from source Application Popup cannot be found. Either the component that raises this event is not installed on your local computer or the installation is corrupted. You can install or repair the component on the local computer.If the event originated on another computer, the display information had to be saved with the eve... Read more

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I have a Flex 3 1480 that was purchased from Costco. with a 3 year warranty.I am having the same issues that alot of other people are having where the screen will go black out of nowhere.Yesterday alone it happened 12 times. (yes I wrote down everytime it happened) I have updated the bios and all other updates that were posted in a different post.The Flex is runnning the latest version of Windows 10 with all updates installed. I called tech support yesterday but got nowhere real fast. The lady did not speak very good english and what I did make out was her telling me to remove my ethernet card!! What can I do now? This laptop is useless now. Its only good for browising the net since I wont lose any work that way.I have lost to much work trying to use this laptop that I no longer trust it. Since Lenovo does not stand behind their products and come up with a fix I guess I will try to return it to costco. Hopfully a class action lawsuit arises as selling this junk is Fraud and I have been Scammed. I knew I should have stuck with Dell!

Answer:Flex 3 1480 Gets a Black Screen with Backlight On ...

Ever since the Windows 10 Anniversary Update, our Flex 3 crashes every hour. Unfortunately, Lenovo's customer service is just a faint shadow of IBM's former service. Every rep comes up with a different idea, and then doesn't follow up on commitments.

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Hi, I recently purchased a refurb Lenovo Flex 3 1480 model and I am starting to see problems with the display that others have noted on here.  It sometimes flickers on and off and occassionally completely turns off and will not come back on without a restart.   So in troubleshooting this issue I have upgraded my BIOS to version DCN32WW from DCN28WW.  This was more difficult than it sounds because for some reason the PC identified the older DCN28WW as the newer firmware.  I had to override the setting in the BIOS to allow it to install the "older"firmware DCN32WW.  Made no sense. The latest thing I am trying to do is update the Intel VGA 520 display driver to the latest version published on 7/16/16 ver. 20.19.15.4454.  I downloaded the installer from the Flex 3 1480 section of the suppport site. When I try to install it, however, it tells me it is not compatible with my device.  I have tried uninstalling the driver and then installing the newest one and it still won't install.  The driver currently on my machine is 20.19.15.4364.  Can someone explain why I cannot get the newest display driver to install on my laptop?

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Has anyone had problems with the screws loosening from the bottom of their laptops and falling out?  I have a Lenovo Flex 4 and have noticed the screws are problematic.  I am going to call Lenovo and request replacements.  Hopefully, Lenovo will respond quickly and send them out quickly. 

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I purchased a Lenovo Flex 4 1480 about a month ago and just recently made the transition from my old laptop. I love this laptop but I am encountering some speed issues with it. Some apps are taking a while to load, but what is the most frustrating is using the web. Web pages on all browsers are taking somewhere between 8-10 seconds to load, and with this machine running a Core i7 7500U processor with 8 GBs of ram, I know this is not right (my old laptop loads pages much faster than this!!!).  I was wondering if this is just some driver problem or I should bring it back to where I bought it since it is still under warranty. Any input would be great! 

Answer:Lenovo Flex 4 1480 Speed Issues

Hello KKHTThanks for using the Lenovo forums.Try to download the WiFi and Chipset drivers for the unit from the support page.
 
Make sure to reboot after an update on the unit.
Have you by any chance installed anything that could potentially be interfeering with the system operations? Recent update perhaps.
 
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Just got this really awesome Skylake system. While closing or opening the screen, I can clearly see the bottom corners of the screen brighten, as if the screen is getting pressure there. Is this a bad frame design? Do you think this will badly affect the screen in the long run? Thanks for any input.

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Once my computer goes into sleep mode i can't wake it up without turning it off and then back on again which takes awhile to reboot. 

Answer:Lenova Flex 3 1480 goes into sleep mode and won't wake up

Hi there, Kitie             -
 
Thank you for writing in to the Lenovo Forum - happy to have you here today.
 
Try this:
Device manager 
Lenovo FHID Device open UMDF HID minidriver Under the power management tab  Uncheck box that allows the computer to turn off the device to save power
 
Update us how it goes.
 
 
 
 
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I purchased a Flex 3 through the Lenovo site for a black friday special and have been having severe problems with it ever since. I'm really at my wits end with what to do with this machine. Sporatically, my physical keyboard and trackpad will stop working and the issue can't be reset until I let the unit battery drain and die. This is no way to use a laptop. I can not figure out a triggering issue for it, it happens randomly.  I have called the tech support hotline 3 times and tried chat twice and no one has been able to help me resolve this issue. The tech support personnel have been extremely unhelpful and have talked over me when I attempt to explain what is going on, and refused to transfer me to another associate or escalate my issue to a supervisor. I feel like I was sold a defective unit.  What can I do? 

Answer:Ongoing issue with Flex 3 1480 Model 80R3

If it helps, when this happens, my fan runs constantly. The air coming out is not hot. 

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I recently bought the Flex 4 14 inch laptop and I noticed that the fan on the laptop loudly is always running, even when I'm merely browsing through the web. In task manager my cpu usage is usually 5~15%. Is there anyway I could get the laptop to be quieter?

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Even though my phone and all my friend's phones and computers are detecting several networks around us my computer just stopped detecting wireless networks.I connected a cable and thank God it is working. I checked the System and the driver is ok, I unistalled it and downloaded the latest driver and reinstalled it, then I deleted the driver and let windows install it and still nothing.PLEASE HELP.How come am I supposed to have a notebook without WIRELESS????HELP!!!!!!!!!!!!I got this computer on DECEMBER!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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I'm also not happy with my Lenovo Flex 3 1480.
 
vertical black line on my screen not resolved by shut down power up.
 
Mod's Edit: Additional information added to Subject line for clarity of issue and moved post to its own thread in the proper forum.

Answer:Flex 3 1480 - Screen with vertical black line.

Sorry to hear of the problem.  I would recommend that you contact Lenovo Support for additional warranty service.
 
Lenovo Support - USA1-877-453-668624 hours a day 7 days / week

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I recently brought a Lenovo Flex 3 1480 model (Windows 10, i7-6500U Processor). Everything worked fine except the Wifi which was extremely slow(2Mbps). The Dowload speed for my other HP laptop that was 20Mpbs!. However when i connected by flex 3 machine to the LAN cable, it was able to give me 20Mbps download speed. I decided to get my laptop replaced. I got my replacement laptop yesterday and it has the same exact Wifi problem.  Troubleshooting steps that I tried:1. Updated the network card drivers2. Uninstalled and reinstalled the atheros driver software Is anybody else facing this issue? Please let me know if there are any solutions for this problem.

Answer:Flex 3 1480 Wifi issue: Extremely slow! Please help

I'm having the same exact issue. I know it is a hardware issue because the problem persists after I reinstalled drivers, and even the OS. I ruled out router issues because my other wireless devices function just fine. 

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I just purchased the Lenovo Flex 3-1480 yesterday.  So far so good in my initial observation of this 2 in 1 laptop. Except for the wifi. We have the AT&T gigapower speed with the Pace router with 2.4 & 5 ghz wifi dual modes.  I checked with AT&T and they advised that different devices can have different speeds if the hardware or drivers are old or not up-to-date.  AT&T has stated that everyone won't get 1ghz speeds (disclaimer says up to 1ghz).  So, I have another Lenovo 540w laptop that I use for work and it is getting 330 mbps download speeds for the 5ghz wireless and 500+ mbps download when connected with the ethernet cable to the router.I connected the Flex 3 directly to the router with the ethernet cable and tested at speedtest.net and received 320 mbps download speed.I went to speedtest.net and ran a test on the wireless and the best I could get is 30 mpbs download speed.  I noticed that the flex 3 would only connect to 2.4ghz.  When I tried to connect with 5ghz, I received and error that it would not connect.  So I searched on the Lenovo website for updated wifi drivers and found newer drivers.  My current driver was for Intel AC-3165 dual band wireless adapter version 18.12.1.2 date 7/29/2015.  I dowloaded and installed version 19.10.0.9 date 9/28/2016, rebooted and saw some improvement. I was finally able to connect to 5ghz mode and the latest speed test was 89 mbps download speed.    So I started... Read more

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Hello,I have had this problem ever since I purchased the laptop.  The screen will go black/blank, but the backlight will still be on.  Can't do anything and have to turn off and restart.  It happens about once an hour or so.  Originally it happened less frequently/more when the power supply was not connected.  Now it happens regardless if the power supply is connected.  I also have text distortion on the screen at times.  I have tried to update display drivers/downgrade drivers, nothing has worked for me.  Really starting to get annoying.  Any suggestions?Thanks, Ginger4

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I received a brand new Flex 3-1480 for Christmas and have had several technical issues with it. First, the touch screen only works about half of the time when I turn it on. When I restart the machine, it sometimes fixes the issue, but that's not my main concern. The biggest issue is that it will not wake up from sleep mode. This problem began back in February (6 months ago) and has not been resolved. I called Lenovo support on 6 or 7 different occasions, each answered by a different technician who assigned me new case numbers. They all tried various things (BIOS, hardware, screen brightness, drivers, etc.). These solutions all worked for a few days, maybe a week on occasion before the computer when back to not working properly.  The computer was sent to the repair depot back in April to be fixed. When I got it back, it worked properly for 2 days before reverting to the previous sleep issue. At that point, I called support again, tried more fixes (none of which worked). I got fed up and tired of those solutions at the end of May, when I called and told them I wanted this escalated. I was assigned Crystal as a case manager. She has been absolutely abysmal and non-responsive, but looking at this forum and online I see that she is always like this - I am surprised she still is employed and just goes to show how terrible of a company this really is. This is my first and last Lenovo machine and will recommend people NOT purchase Lenovo when they are looking for produ... Read more

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Hi im trying to flash my bios, I need either the wps file or the iso file please help.

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My Flex 14 1480 is a week and a half old when the system update application prompted me to update my BIOS. As i recall it wanted to update my bios from 1.04 to 2.0 I clicked yes, and the bios update ran and initiated a restart of the computer. Unfortuatnply now my computer does not start up and i am greeted to LEDS being on but a black screen without a lenovo logo.  I then tried to go on the Lenovo website and for the bios version that i just installed, there is no 2.0 version listed, specifically 2SCN20WW. There are no bios updates period. Was this update pulled, and if so what can I do to recover it so it boots again.  http://support.lenovo.com/us/en/products/Laptops-and-netbooks/Flex-Series/flex-4-1480?tabName=Downlo...  thanks

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I have a Lenovo Flex 3 1480 with Intel I7.  I was getting a message that says "plugged in charging" but the battery charge was staying at 60% and not increasing. Lenovo techs said the battery must be bad so I ordered and installed a new, Lenovo brand battery.  I get the same condition... placing the cursor over the battery symbol gives a status message of "40% available, plugged in, charging" but the battery charge never increases, even after shutting off the computer down and leaving it plugged in overnight. The laptop was a year old and therefore out of warranty last November, 2016. HELP!

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I have a Flex 4 1480 Signature Edition ideapad 80VD0007US and I'm trying to update the BIOS via the System Update utility.  When I choose to install the suggested update for the BIOS I get a message stating that this BIOS is only for "510S14IKB 310S15IKB YOGA 510-14IKB YOGA 510-15IKB" - none of which is my machine I'm pretty sure.  What can one do to find the correct BIOS and update it if the System Update utility doesn't give you the correct one?
 
The Lenovo Settings utility says that my BIOS is currently: 2SCN23WWV2.03
 
Thanks for any help!
 
Mod's Edit: System model added to the front of Subject line to improve visibility / clarity.
 

Answer:Flex 4 1480 - Incorrect BIOS in Lenovo System Update utility

Welcome to the Lenovo Community !
 
Sorry to hear of the difficulties you are experiencing.  The warning message you are receiving during the update is partially correct.  Your model should have been included in that warning since that BIOS update covers all the models listed.   Here is a full description from the BIOS update's README file....
 
Flash BIOS update - Flash from Operating System version for ideapad 510S-14IKB, 310S-14IKB, 310S-15IKB, Yoga 510-14IKB, Yoga 510-15IKB, Flex 4-1480, Flex 4-1580Version 2SCN25WW(V2.05)Applicable OS Win10
 
I would try the upgrade again and click to proceed.  Otherwise here is a direct download link to that BIOS upgrade from the Lenovo Download Library for your model....
 
http://pcsupport.lenovo.com/us/en/products/LAPTOPS-AND-NETBOOKS/FLEX-SERIES/FLEX-4-1480/downloads/DS...

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I have a Flex 3 that is only 4 months old and notice that even when the laptop is totally off (powered down, no lights on, not hibernate or sleep) after a day or two the batter charge upon bootup has gone down significantly. I am talking a reduction of say 40%. I am under warranty and I have to run this "Battery gauge reset" routine and do a few other checks before they replace the battery.  Although I can't imagine how looking at windows power options can impact what the battery draw is while the unit is OFF and windows is not running....but guess they have to go through their script. Anyway my question is on this Battery Gauge reset.  I have read things where this takes all night or something and people have to turn sleep mode off on their laptop? That is not in the official instructions so for those that have had this issue or run the reset do you just "press the button" or do I need to make sure the laptop stays awake.Also, what is it actually doing?? Is this type of battery drain a known issue?  To me it sure seems like just a bad battery....Thanks,BJBBJB

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I have a LeNovo Flex 3 1480 [80R3] for about a year with zero problems. The only modded thing is a Sandisk 480gb SSD drive, with a Windows 10 installation from scratch, installed in the very first day I bought this machine. I was running Windows 10 version 1607 normally, and really enjoying this machine, but since last week when I was booting up, the machine freezed at bootscreen (the one with the lenovo logo) and then restarted showing the message "Preparing Automatic Repair" that took almost a whole day to pass. The repair never happened and I had to use the option to reset windows maintaining my personal files. After this everytime I boot up, windows 10 take up to 10 minutes to boot, and my keyboard and touchpad won't work, leaving me with only the touchscreen option. I've been through a lot of different solutions attempts:- Upgraded BIOS to the latest version (Lenovo colored logo at bootscreen)- Uninstalled KB and Touchpad drivers manually and reinstalled with Lenovo provided drivers, and also repeated the procedure with Windows Update drivers.- Disabled the fast startup option- Done the 15s procedure with the power button- Deattached the battery plug for some minutes and reattached- Checked (unplug and replug) both KB and Touchpad flatwires- Reinstalled the latest Windows 10 version 1703 from scratch None of the solution mentioned above worked for me. KB works perfectly in BIOS, and even when booting up I can change de backlight settings usi... Read more

Answer:LeNovo Flex 3 1480 - Keyboard and touchpad issue after Windows 10 boot up

Adding some info after some new research.Will try other 2 slightly different options:1) 15s power button trick with battery and charger unplugged2) Installation of LeNovo provided Intel ME drivers, read some info that it might interfere at the keyboard and mice functionality. Actually I'm running Windows chipset provided drivers.But still in doubt, which available driver should I install? There are 2 available.1) Intel ME Driver 63.6 MB Windows 10 (64-bit) 11.0.0.1176 - Release 30/8/20162) Intel Management Engine Interface Driver 81.5 MB Windows 10 (64-bit) 11.6.0.1015 - Release 29/11/20163) Both drivers, in release date/version ascending order.

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I have 8 Flex 4-1480s, and all of them are showing the same issue. Before the Windows 10 creators update, they were all great. However, after the upgrade to creators, and then confirmed again after fall creators, the SSD speeds have tanked. I have verified this through both hard drive speed tests, and specific applications are orders of magintude slower then other systems with similar specs. The easiest test for this is to download the latest Arduino IDE from the windows store, and compile an empty project. On a fully working system, this should take less then 10 seconds. However, on these systems specifically, this takes about 4 minutes. I can observe the same thing compiling a simple C++ program using Microsoft Visual Studio. I tried contacting support, and the only suggestion from them was to perform a refresh, which we have attempted multiple times, and this does not help. Has anyone else seen this issue, or have a suggested fix? Tried reinstalling from fresh, checking all the page file settings, making sure the hard drive does not shut off, and many other things. During this whole time, task manager shows disk usage as 0.1%, and I've never actually seen it go above that number in all my testing.

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 I bought my Flex 3 1480 last November, but had to ship it out to get it repaired for a faulty hard drive in early January. When I got it back in late January, it's worked fine up til now when out of the blue it started having problems playing video. If it's set on HD or higher quality, the video will stutter and the audio will not only stutter as well but produce extremely staticky clipping as well. This happens if I'm playing any video anywhere, be it on the internet on any browser on any site or just playing local videos from my hard drive. The audio clipping also occurs when I'm just playing my music on Groove Music. The audio and video clipping mostly happens when a page is loading or if I'm multitasking at the same time they're playing, it's almost as if the computer isn't utilizing all of its RAM, but I'm not sure.
 
In general, performance has degraded as well. Everything is a bit less snappy than before under situations where a lot of RAM is utilized. Gaming performance (not graphically intensive) takes a hit too, although not to the point where it's unplayable.
 
Help! Does anybody have this issue, and is there any way to fix it? Does this seem to be a hardware related problem or something I installed? I'd rather not do a factory reset since I just got this thing back from the repair depot and I just loaded all of my stuff back on it.
 
 
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 So I was in this website (dashboard.zopim.com) for working purposes and whenever I get a chat request there's a sound and somehow my computer stopped with the sounds. I restarted the computer and there was a mute symbol in the audio, and I got really surprised when I tried to unmute it and got a message like "there is no audio installed" . I went to the system settings and saw that 2 icons - Intel High Definition DSP and Intel High definition display audio had a yellow mark. I went to Lenovo's website and downloaded the driver and it didn't work. Then I found some instructions on microsoft's website. It worked but then I had to use the site again and... Not working! I made it work again but now there's a delay. Sometimes there's no delay on the sound and sometimes there's about 5 sec. Please, help!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Hello,I posted this on the Microsoft community and they told me to go here. I have an AMD A6-5200 processor on my IdeaPad Flex 15. Recently, my PC has been slow, and checking the Task Manager shows that the processor speed is only 0.76 GHz, while my processor's maximum speed is 2.00 GHz. The Resource Monitor says that my maximum frequency is 38% (0.76 GHz). This happens even when I'm in High Performance mode, and I've checked to make sure that the minimum and maximum speeds (in the power options) are set to 100%. I've also set the ATI Powerplay settings to Maximize Performance. The speed does not increase even when I'm running many programs at once. Any help would be much appreciated.

Answer:Flex 15 - Processor maximum speed limited to 0.76 GHz

I called Lenovo support and they were unable to help me. I was told on the Microsoft community that it is probably linked to Lenovo Power Management, but so far I haven't found any settings that changed anything.  Microsoft community thread: http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows8_1-performance/processor-maximum-speed-lock... This is still quite an annoying issue, so I would be very grateful for any help.

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Hello, My specs are as follows:Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 15D 64-bit, x64 basedAMD A6-5200 APU with integrated Radeon HD 8400 graphics @ 2.00 GHz4 GB RAM I can't get my Flex 15D processor to run at more than 0.78 GHz. I noticed the problem when I was checking the Task Manager under the Performance tab. Even in High Performance, when running resource-intensive applications, this maximum speed does not increase. The maximum capability of my processor is 2.00 GHz. When I open the Resource Monintor, I see that the Maximum Frequency is at most 39% (0.78 of 2.00 GHz). I called the Lenovo support number, and after over 3 hours on the phone, they were unable to fix the problem. I have posted on the Microsoft Community, and I was told that it is likely related to the Lenovo Energy Manager. Shortly after, I noticed a message from the Action Center saying that my power management software was not compatible with Windows. A few months ago, I had updated Energy Manager directly from the Lenovo support website, and I am certain that I downloaded the correct version. After seeing the message, I uninstalled Energy Manager and redownloaded it from the support website. While Energy Manager was uninstalled, I checked to see if the issue was still there, and it was. The problem is still there after reinstalling Energy Manager. I have checked in the BIOS options and have not found any processor frequency options. AMD OverDrive is not supported by my laptop. I have double checked in P... Read more

Answer:Flex 15D - Limited processor maximum speed

One other thing - if you do not experience this problem, please let me know what your settings are for the programs that affect this matter, such as the Energy Manager and the Catalyst Control Center. And if there's something I missed in the BIOS options, please post them here. Thanks,Owen

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it is to bad for all user of lenovo flex 14 (idea pad) beacuse some lenovo apps like lenovo transition , lenovo smart voice , lenovo magic transfer etc is avillable in flex 2-14 but here is no option for flex 14 for these apps.i bought my lenovo flex 14 in june 3 2014 and if there is no solution of my question then i want to upgrade for my flex 14 is in flex 2 14 on no cost. it shows the irresponsebility of lenovo company .Because cost of boths are same and when i bought flex 14 then after some weeks the new flex 2 14 launched it is not good for me and all the persons who are using flex 14 idea pad.The lenovo company will have to launche update and upgrades for lenovo flex 14 ideapad users. thanx in advance to my faviorate brand lenovo. I wish lenovo give update and upgrade for lenovo flex 14 idea pad .

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So as the title says, Is it possible to upgrade the ram and what is the maximum size of ram in HP Pavilion 14-al180no?  Best Regards Henke

Answer:Is it possible to upgrade the ram and what is the maximum si...

HI. Do not put the exact model, to know which modules and the maximum supported run this software on your computer:http://eu.crucial.com/eur/en/systemscanner http://www.kingston.com/en/memory/search?devicetype=3&mfr=HEW&line=Pavilion%20Notebook&model=95085 http://support.hp.com/us-en/product/HP-Pavilion-14-al100-Notebook-PC/12499206/model/14121369/documen... Regards.





? I do not work for HP, I volunteer.? To close the topic, check "accept as a solution" the correct answer or Thumb to say thank you.? I'm sorry but you do not answer questions privately.

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I would like to upgrade to the maximum RAM for an Aspire X3910. What brand is compatible?  Is there also a CPU upgrade for the existing motherboard?
 
the S/N is [edited for privacy]
Thank you,
 
Stephen

Answer:I would like to upgrade to the maximum RAM for an ...

Hi Stephen,You could upgrade RAM upto 8GB, the specs for the same is 1066 MHz DDR3 SDRAM, Processor: I belive the Board has Socket 775, if that is the case Processor upgrade may not be recommended due to costs.

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Question: Maximum Upgrade

Hi people. I have lenovo Y550 with 4gb ram itntel mobile core 2 duo P7550 2.26ghz, 4GB ram nvidia gforce gt 240M and LENOVO KIWB1 (U2E1) mother board.  What is best processor, max ram and best graphic card i can upgrade ? Thank you













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Answer:Maximum Upgrade

To upgrade to what you ask is impossible, because you won't be able to upgrade the graphic card and even if you could, it would cost more than the laptop is worth.

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Hi,what is the largest HDD to fit in 4540s? 2/3/4/5 TB? Originaly it has 750GBs 2.5". 

Answer:Maximum HDD upgrade?

@HP2dmax Basically you can use the largest (capacity) HDD for laptops today but please don't try over 2GB Regards.

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Please can you tell me what is the maximum possible ram upgrade for my laptop? Some sources say 8gb but this does not seem consistent with others that suggest 12 or 16 for the processor/laptop. Core:i5 -2430-m @2.40 GHz (dual core) Current Ram 6GB.I am unable to find information on RAM slots. Many thanks!

Answer:Maximum ram upgrade?

Hi,          Please check the product specification link listed below which mentions the maximum RAM on this unit can be 8GB. http://support.hp.com/in-en/document/c03025737

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Hello. I was given a fairly new (still under warranty) HP Pavilion Chromebook, Model: 14-c010us with 2GB of RAM. Does it have or two memory slots? Also, what is the MAX amount of RAM this Chromebook can take, or accept? Thanks for your help, LeRoy W. Lee 

Answer:Maximum RAM Upgrade

 Hi, http://h10032.www1.hp.com/ctg/Manual/c03735120 One SODIMM memory module slotDual-channel memory supportDDR3L-1600 MHz Dual Channel supportDDR3-1333 MHz support (DDR3L-1600 downgraded to DDR3-1333)Supports up to 4 GB of system RAM in the following configurations:? 4096 MB total system memory (4096 MB 1)? 2048 MB total system memory (2048 MB 1) http://www.crucial.com/usa/en/compatible-upgrade-for//pavilion-14-c010us http://www.kingston.com/us/memory/search?devicetype=3&mfr=HEW&line=Pavilion%20Chromebook&model=83906

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Hi, i have a Fujitsu-Siemens Amilo L7320G Laptop/Notebook and i was planning to upgrade to 3.5gb Ram, I ran crucials scanning software and it said the maximum my two ram slots can take is only 1gb each. Is there anyway i can buy something like another ram slot so that i can get more than 2gb ram or would i have to buy a whole new system??

Message from crucial.com:

Each memory slot can hold DDR2 PC2-4200 with a maximum of 1GB per slot.*

Thanks, James
 

Answer:Maximum Ram Upgrade

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What is the maximum upgrade of my ram. What ram should i put on my adds on. There is 2 slot. The one slot is 4gb and want to know how max i can put at the 2nd slot.

Answer:Maximum upgrade of Hp-15d000se

Your Service Manual: Manual 2 customer-accessible/upgradable memory module slotsSupports dual-channel memory DDR3L-1600-MHzSupports up to 16 GB of system RAM in the following configurations: ? 16384-MB total system memory (81922; not supported on a 32-bit operating system) See pages 56 and 61 for "how to". Easy procedure since there is a "service door". 8-GB (PC3L, 12800, 1600-MHz) 693374-001 4-GB (PC3L, 12800, 1600-MHz) 691740-001 https://www.amazon.com/Kingston-Technology-1600MHz-PC3-12800-KVR16LS11/dp/B00CQ35HBQ/ref=sr_1_1?ie=U... https://www.amazon.com/HP-691740-001-1600MHz-PC3L-12800-memory/dp/B00CI08FX4/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=... Above are links to buy 8 and 4 gig modules. Post back with any more questions.  If this is "the Answer" please click "Accept as Solution" to help others find it. 

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Hello,Please, I need to know wich is the maximum cpu upgrade that I can do to my thinkpad r50 1831-mu1.ThanksMax 

Answer:Maximum CPU upgrade R50 1831-MU1

Welcome to the forum! Pentium M 765 (Dothan) 2.13Ghz. Hope this helps. 

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Hi, I have dual Quad-core Workstation xw8400If I would like install new Graphics Card for example: two Nvidia Quadro FX 5800 4GB GDDR3 Dual DVI DP PCIe x16Could my Workstation support this Graphics Card? The second question is:  Wich are the hardware components can i use to upgrade my xw8400 to get 3D CAD maximum performance? Best regards  

Answer:Upgrade to get maximum 3D CAD Performance

@Nenad_L,Immediately contact the manufacturer of that card, as the FX5800 only listed  WIN 7 drivers.

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Hi there,
 
I have Lenovo IdeaPad Z with currently 4 gigs of Ram (PC-12800 DDR3), Win 7 Home Premium 64bit, NVidia 540 M with CUDA, i7 2670 QM
The thing is I want to upgrade my Ram to atleast 4 + 8 =12 or 8 + 8 = 16. Having Win 7 Home Premium max allowed is 16gb but Official Documentation of Lenovo says max upgrade can be 8 gigs. From what i have read here you can upgrade memory to max 16gb but can it be in 4 + 8 config ?  Will it cause Dual Chanel problem? If so then how to solve it ? also does both rams need to be PC3-12800 or one can be greater than other like PC3-14900 ?
Specs:
 
Operating System: Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit (6.1, Build 7601) Service Pack 1 Language: English (Regional Setting: English)System Manufacturer: LENOVOSystem Model: HuronRiver PlatformBIOS: Default System BIOSProcessor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-2670QM CPU @ 2.20GHz (8 CPUs), ~2.2GHzMemory: 4096MB RAMAvailable OS Memory: 4010MB RAMPage File: 4884MB used, 3134MB available
 
- Thanks for your time
 
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Answer:Maximum Ram Upgrade for Z570 ?

well ive got downgraded verision of the z570 using an intel i3 quadcore  in my laptop i have two sticks of 4gb so im not going bother upgrading anytime soon and its DDR3

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Hi! I have HP 14-an012nr laptop.(AMD E2-7110APU, 4G RAM)Can I upgrade the RAM of this laptop?I wonder if I can add 8G DDR3L RAM at this laptop.I also would like to know the maximum RAM support of this model.

Answer:HP 14-an012nr RAM maximum upgrade

Hi I found the product manulas for your PC http://h10032.www1.hp.com/ctg/Manual/c05227925 According to Page 2 : it supports 16 GB Page 38 : how to replace it.

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Hello i would like to know the maximum memory upgrade in this model HP 15-ac111nv (Intel Core? i7-6500U) ?  and how much memory slot has?

Answer:MAXIMUM MEMORY UPGRADE

HP has not yet posted a Manual for the 6th generation models of that series of laptops. Not clear if it takes DDR3 or DDR4 but it is going to have 2 slots and the maximum memory is 16 gigs. 

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I have a Lenovo X230 Tablet (Type 3434) with 4 gigs of RAM with a Intel Core i7-3520M with original intention to upgrade the RAM at a later date (it's been two years now). It is currently running dual operating systems: Linux Mint 17 and Windows 8.1. I actually timed the booting and shutdown of both operating systems and found that the Linux Mint 17 was faster than the Windows 8.1 upgrade (upgraded from 8.0 which was upgraded from Windows 7). Microsoft friends of mine say that I need more RAM (they also said that I should switch over to a solid state drive to eliminate the loud fan noise because of the heat from the laptop). I would like to install a maximum amount of RAM on the computer, which I believe is 16 GB (even though Intel specs say 32 GB, but I think it is based on what is programmed on the bios software on the motherboard that says it's 16 GB). I understand that there are two slots. I haven't opened up the laptop yet (rather have the right part ready to go first). So here is my question: Can I purchase a 8GB and a 4GB to equal 16 GB in my already 4GB laptop or am I required to take the old 4 GB RAM chip out and plug in two 8 GB RAM chips? I come from the old school where we used to add RAM was back in the 1990s where we were required to install RAM chips in pairs with equal amounts (which I am glad that this old method is no longer required).













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Answer:X230t RAM Maximum Upgrade

You can add 8 gb stick to yours 4 gb (be sure you have one stick installed). Or replace 4 gb witth 2x8 gb. At your choice. Of course, memory type should be the same you have if you'll decide to add one 8 gb stick - pc3-12800 1600 mhz. Do not chase for pc3-15000 memory, gain is minimal. Also x230(t) specification says laptop supports normal voltage memory (1.5v). Actually x230 supports low voltage 1.35v memory too. It's not recommended to mix sticks with different voltage and timings. Usually it's the last symbols within the p/n string, CL9 or CL10. Look for details at any diagnostic tool.

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Hi,

I am very confused as to what the max HDD capacity for my Equium A60 (EA60-157), model no (PSA67E-00500C8J) would possibly be! At present it has a 80GB HDD and I would really love to up this to 120GB HDD. Has anyone done this?

I have searched the forums and can find NO DEFINITIVE ANSWER! I am not a newbie to this and have rebuilt my daughter a A40 that I got her from E Bay and would ask the same question of that! All answers would be greatfully appreciated as the forums are not clear on this and TOSHIBA haven't responded to the same ?

Answer:Equium A60 and maximum HDD upgrade

Hi

I think the A60 Equium supports an IDE HDD controller.
So if your notebook supports an IDE controller then you could be able to use an 100GB 2.5" IDE HDD

CHeck this thread:
http://forums.computers.toshiba-europe.com/forums/thread.jspa?messageID=87207&#87207

The Satellite A60 is very similar to the Equium A60 and both notebooks should use the same HDDs


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Hi People
I would like to upgrade to the maximum my old gx 260 - Pentium 4 - 3GHz 2GB RAM- Tower
Please, tell me what AGP video card to buy for full HD - Blue ray, with HDMI output
Next - what SSD hard drive to ask compatible for the IDE cable
Thank you very much in advance

Answer:GX 260 tower - maximum upgrade

Hi katamaran1024,Thanks for posting.A system that old may be difficult to upgrade, since parts may not be readily available.  You might be better off saving your upgrade money to put on a newer model.

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Hi guys, this is George. I'm a newbie here and I would like some advice.I own a ThinkPad R61i TYPE 7650-D7G for a few years now and I love it. First it came with Windows Vista but for over 2 years now I have only Linux Ubuntu installed and it works like charm! I've already have 4GB RAM in it and lately I've changed the HHD with a SSD hard drive and it works better than most newer laptops I've worked with. My specs now are RAM 4 GBIntel Core?2 Duo CPU T5450 @ 1.66GHz 2 32-bitOperation System Ubuntu 12.10Graphic Card sais unknown but it's the one it came with My question:what's the maximum upgrade I can do with it? I've searched on the internet and read that I can upgrade my CPU to T9500. Can I go higher until T9900?And what about my RAM? Can I double it and go for a 64-bit?And my biggest problem is the graphic card. Is there a way to change the preinstalled one? ANY way? Thanx in advance. 













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Answer:R61i maximum possible upgrade

Welcome to the forum!
 
T9900 won't work in your machine, and you'll need a modded BIOS in order to use T9500.
 
If you'd really like to go wild and have money to burn, the fastest CPU that board will bear is X9000.
 
You can upgrade the RAM to 8GB but the graphics card can't be upgraded.
 
Happy upgrading.

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My laptop has an I7 processor with 12GB DDR4 RAM, what is the maximum RAM that this motherboard can support? Thank you.

Answer:Maximum RAM upgrade capacity

Hi,Manual: Page 35, 1, 2http://h10032.www1.hp.com/ctg/Manual/c05228250Specs: http://support.hp.com/in-en/document/c05216580Max 16gb (two 8gb sticks). 2 slots.Get another 8gb exact same configuration, speed, voltage as given in manual and add the other.RegardsVisruth

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Hi there, I am planning to purchase ideapad laptop.Initially I was interested in Z series, but came to know that there is .77ghz stuck problem. So I have diverted my search to Flex and U series (U430 and U530). I need help to decide which one is the best and should I prefer either of them to Z series. Also please let me know pros and cons of Flex and U series. I'll appreciate your help. Thanks Apoorva p.s. I am not a gamer. So Y series is out of question.













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Answer:Flex vs U series Which should I buy? (Flex 14, Flex 15 / U430, U530)

Hello, No any inputs to my query?I need help to decide what to buy. Please please let me know...

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Hi People
I would like to upgrade to the maximum my old gx 260 - Pentium 4 - 3GHz 2GB RAM
Please, tell me what AGP video to by for full HD - Blue ray
Next - what SSD hard drive for the IDE cable
Thank you very much in advance

Answer:OptiPlex gx260 maximum upgrade

This system is too old and too slow to accomodate Blue Ray.  AGP is directx9 or 10 and is obsolete. The Data Rate for Blue Ray Drives is Faster than the Max for IDE which is why Blue Ray drives are SATA not IDE.
 
 

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Hi, I would like to know, how much RAM is supported on on HP Pavilion x360 2-in-1 13 s186no. I came with 4gb DDR3 by default. Is it possible to upgrade? thanks,

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Where can i find information about it?













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Answer:V3-574G upgrade RAM, maximum speed?

This laptop supports up to 16Gb - DDR3L - 1600MHz (2x8Gb).Here are the original memory modules:Spoiler (Highlight to read)KN.4GB07.023 - SODIMM.4GB.DDR3L-1600.KINGSTONKN.4GB0G.029 - SODIMM.4GB.DDR3L-1600.HYNIXKN.8GB07.022 - SODIMM.8GB.DDR3L.1600.KINGSTONKN.8GB0G.022 - SODIMM.8GB.DDR3L.1600.HYNIXKN.4GB07.023 - SODIMM.4GB.DDR3L-1600.KINGSTONKN.4GB0G.029 - SODIMM.4GB.DDR3L-1600.HYNIXKN.8GB07.022 - SODIMM.8GB.DDR3L.1600.KINGSTONKN.8GB0G.022 - SODIMM.8GB.DDR3L.1600.HYNIX

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Hi, I'd like to know what is the maximum available RAM upgrade for Inspiron 7559.
It came with 8GB DDR3 in one memory slot, another memory slot is empty. Does this laptop support DDR4 memory? Would it be possible to have 2x16GB DDR3 or 2x16GB DDR4 configurations? 

Answer:inspiron 7559 maximum RAM upgrade

It will support 2X16 DDR3L, yes.  No, it does not support DDR4.
www.crucial.com/.../inspiron-15-(7559)

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I just upgraded to WinXP and can no longer get my monitor set to 2048 x 1536 - which was my resolution in Win2K prevoiously.

The most I can do now is 1920 x 1440 - and that is only 16 bit color.

I have a 21" Sony Trinitron G500 monitor and an Nvidia Riva TNT2 (pro?) vid card. I have the newest driver installed. I've also made sure that my display settings recognize my monitor and that the right one is selected.

performance has been a little slow since the upgrade, but it's only a 700 MHz Athlon in there. I did find performance to increase significantly when I dropped hardware acceleration a notch (under: Display properties - settings - advanced - troubleshoot)

Anyone have any ideas? It seems that XP should be getting all the drivers right, but I don't know what else could be going on. Could XP require more VRAM to do the same job?

Many thanks for any help.
 

Answer:maximum resolution dropped with XP upgrade

How high do you have your Refresh rate?, according to sony, that monitor will run at Up to 2,048 x 1,536 resolution at 75 Hz...

And as far as driver, you downloaded it from www.nvidia.com correct?
 

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 And: do I need extra / other connections for a SATA-600 HDD? 













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Answer:upgrade HDD in v3-571G: what is the maximum height...

Hello, The height of the original HDDs is 7 or 9.5 or 12.5mm.SATA III is backward compatible with SATA II."The new standard uses the same cables and is fully compatible with devices and older connectors."

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I've recently upgraded an Aspire xc-603-ur14 model with a matched pair of 4Gb crucial memory sticks (CT51264BF160B). The system works fine until I stream video from netflix or Amazon for a few minutes then lines form across my monitor, my tower starts beeping rapidly, and all I can do is a hard boot (it may do it while using other programs/services, but I've experienced it while streaming).  I've run MemTest86 for 4 passes on the new RAM and found no errors.  I haven't found any options in the BIOS to adjust (or even view) the RAM parameters. I have (briefly) tested each stick in one slot on the MB and they both work fine individually streaming content and under other general use. I haven't found a manual for the motherboard included in this setup to see if I can try testing them in the other slot individually, but seeing as how they pass P.O.S.T when installed in both slots I feel like that might rule out a bad 2nd slot. I've switched back to the original single Kingston 4G stick with no issues running any programs/services installed on the PC. I found the indivdual specs on the 2 brands of RAM, and thus far the only difference I can see is the the Rank (kingston single rank, crucial dual rank). KingstonCrucial Thanks in advance, any help is much appreciated.

Answer:Aspire xc-603-ur14 Upgrade to maximum RAM causes s...

Did you use the memory finder or the system scanner?  Both kingston and crucial have little helpers on their websites that help you find their recommended memory for your computer model.  I'm not seeing those crucial ram modules as recommended on their website for xc-603-ur14. Personally, I'd go with kingston.  kingston will throw on a hynix chip whereas crucial is of course the retail arm of micron.  Acer seems partial to Hynix since they are both Taiwanese companies (I think).  I think you'll have the best luck with kingston.  Just my opinion. Edit: S.K. hynix is korean...so scratch that...but I do think they have a big facility in taiwan.

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Hello Tech Team, Refering to my title above, may i know the maximum RAM i can upgrade on my laptop? Thank you.













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Answer:maximum ram upgrade for pavilion 14-v229tx

@hafiz88 Supports up to 12 GB system memory in the following configurations: ? 12288 MB (8192 MB1+ 4096 MB1; not supported on computer models with a 32-bit operatingsystem or Windows 7 Home Basic) ? 8192 MB (8192 MB1 or 4096 MB2; not supported on computer models equipped with a 32-bitoperating system) ? 6144 MB (4096 MB1 + 2048 MB1; not supported on computer models equipped with a 32-bitoperating system) ? 4096 MB (4096 MB1 or 2048 MB2) One SODIMM customer-accessible/upgradable memory module slots DDR3L-1600 MHz dual channel supportDDR3L-1333 MHz dual channel support  Your manual here. http://h10032.www1.hp.com/ctg/Manual/c04582573 REO

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Dear Friends,

I have a Thinkpad T60 1951 45A

processor T2400 1.83 centrino duo
RAM 1024 DDR2 667 MHz
HDD 60 GB 5400 rpm SATA
Graphics - Intel 945GM [1024x768]

Presently I have upgraded:

HDD to 500GB,
RAM to 4G 800 MHz [3 G max support by 945GM / i386 OS]

I want to upgrade my graphics card and processor
What is the maximum i can do with it.

Where do i get the motherboards full details... with pic if possible....
Thanks
 
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Answer:Thinkpad T60 1951 45A: Maximum possible Upgrade

can't upgrade GPU since it is physically soldered on?  CPU wise is you can get T7xxx Merom with 667 mhz FSB. 
 
http://www-307.ibm.com/pc/support/site.wss/MIGR-62733.html
 
here is the hardware manual it will show you how to upgrade. 

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Is there an operational limit to how big a hard drive can/should be? In other words, is it possible for a hard drive to have too much memory for a computer to handle? I have a Thinkpad T40 with a 40GB hard drive and I would like to upgrade to around 100-120 GB. When I checked the Lenovo website for components, however, the largest one they sold for this model was an 80GB.  Does this mean that there is some operational limit on my notebook that means it can't handle a hard drive larger than 80GB?  Or does it just mean that Lenovo doesn't sell a compatible one larger than that? I apologize if this question was already answered.  I looked at older postings on this forum but didn't feel confident that I really understood the answers.  Since I am not a tech wizard, I just want to be very sure what I am doing.  Thanks!   

Answer:Maximum hard drive upgrade for T40?

just get a hitachi unit, you can use one around 120 gig with no problem, even 160 gig is okay.

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Hi,Just bought an older IBM Thinkpad R40 type 2681 and know nothing about these things. Sorry if these questions are in the wrong forum but I can't find anyplace else it might go.I have tried searching for the answers but the more I do, the more confusing it becomes so I thought I might just ask and see if anyone answers.1 - I have read that the maximum you can boost memory to is 1GB, but also found posts that said you can go up to 2GB.      Which is the correct answer - 1GB or 2GB?2 - If the answer is 2GB, will the R40 be able to use it all, or only 1GB of it?3 - What brand will work in the R40?     The unit presently has a 256MB & 512MB in it.4 - Will it make that much of a difference in the computer?I hate to bother you with such basic questions, but I just don't know anything about these, or any other, laptops. 













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Answer:R40 2681 Maximum GB memory upgrade - need help

Welcome to the forum!
 
Your machine will be able to use 2GB of PC2100 (DDR266) or PC2700 (DDR 333) laptop RAM.
 
As for speed, it really depends on your user patterns and how much RAM you actually need. A newer hard disk (presuming the machine still has the original one) would do more in the terms of speed.
 
Good luck.

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Hi there, I have a Flex 2-15, i7-4510U, 8GB Ram, SSD 256, Nvidia GT840m, Windows 10 I use the notebook primarily for video editing and am slowly running out of space. Would it be best to upgrade the internal storage from 256 to 1TB or should I simply buy an external hard drive? Currently I have issues with the video editing software (Hitfilm Express) stalling quite a bit whenever I press a key, so any advice on which solution would be best in terms of memory use to avoid the time lag would be much appreciate.  Many thanks.    

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Hi, Any help appreciated please? I have a new laptop Flex 2: 15 core i7 with 8gig of RAM.  I want to upgrade the RAM further.  I know here are 2 slots in the laptop for the RAM (currently at 2 x 4gig) so i will remove one of these and insert a 8gig memory upgrade making the total laptop RAM to 12gig. My question is this - i need to buy the correct RAM type to make sure it is compatible and performs as expected etc.  I know the existing is 4gig DDR3L 1600Mhz ....  is there a specific type or memory i should be looking to purchase to ensure it is in line with the existing and also compatible?  e.g. should i just buy another 8gig card but as long as its DDR3L and 1600mhz then all would be ok??  Or is there other considerations i need to review first?  I dont want to go and buy a ram upgrade from a shop to find that it isnt compatible etc. Im ot that technical so unsure what else i need to consider when buying the RAM. Thank you in advance for your support, Stephen

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Hello,I want to add a second ram in the free slot in my Flex 2 14", so I am looking for a compatible ram.I recently found this manual : http://download.lenovo.com/consumer/mobiles_pub/lenovo_flex_2_14_flex_2_14d_flex_2_15_flex_2_15d_hmm...Are all the ram listed in this manual compatible with my laptop? Will all DDR3L be compatible too?For exemple, will the crucial CT102464BF160B work on the flex 2?Thanks in advance, sorry for my bad english Linsadar

Answer:Flex 2-14" RAM upgrade

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Hi all. I recently purchased the gorgeous looking Lenovo Flex 15 for my Mrs. Unfortunately it is rather let down by the cpu. The hard drive wasn't exactly fast either but I sorted that problem out by replacing it with an SSD. So, what I'd like to know, is it possible to replace the cpu with a much faster one? My Flex 15 has the AMD-E1 2100 installed at present. Is there a better one, and is it easy to do? Would appreciate any help with this. Thanks. 

Answer:Upgrade CPU on Flex 15 AMD-E1?

Good day and welcome to the community.
 
Looking at the hardware maintenance manual:
http://download.lenovo.com/consumer/mobiles_pub/ideapad_flex14flex15_hmm.pdf it's not clear whether the CPU is soldered to the mainboard, but for machines where the CPU is socketed, there are instructions for removal and reinstallation. Since there are no instructions listed in this manual, I would think it's not upgradeable short of swapping in a new mainboard.
 
If I'm mistaken, hopefully a member with direct experience will be able to contribute more info.
Regards.

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I have two problems.First thing is that my RAM went from 4GB down to 2GB. What happened is I went to change the RAM because I want to upgrade. I took out the RAM that came in the laptop and put new DDR3 corsair vengeance 4GB x2 but when I went to start my laptop, it starts beeping 3-4 times and there was no display.  Now I put the original RAM back in and left one DDR3 RAM on the extra RAM slot and it worked. However, it says my RAM is 2GB. So I'm meant to have 6GB of RAM but it only displays 2GB but I normally have 4GB without RAM upgrade. Please help, would really appreciate it

Answer:Flex 2 14 RAM upgrade

ON CPU-Z it says 6GB but on system property it only displays 2GBhttp://imgur.com/SVS0yT3

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Can I upgrade the CPU on my Flex 2 15?  I already maxed out the RAM to 16G. 

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Hello everybody, i had already searched in the internet and look into the manuals, but i can't find anything about how to upgrade the RAM in my Lenovo Flex 2-14 (59424855, 4GB RAM, Core i5 4210U). Can anybody tell me, how i get access to the RAM modules and insert a second one? Thanks!Lars













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Answer:Flex 2-14 RAM Upgrade

Check the 'Hardware Maintenance Manual' on page 42.http://download.lenovo.com/consumer/mobiles_pub/lenovo_flex_2_14_flex_2_14d_flex_2_15_flex_2_15d_hmm...Careful, you may void your warranty if you break something. There may also be a warranty seal present.

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