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Lenovo Ideapad 710s Windows 10 stopped connecting to an HP wireless printer

Question: Lenovo Ideapad 710s Windows 10 stopped connecting to an HP wireless printer

Lenovo Ideapad 710s + Windows 10 used to work wirelessly with an HP 4675 printer. Now it is only working with a USB connection, while another laptop (Assus +win10) & andorid phone can connect wirelessly.It all started when printer was going offline (only with my Ideapd), tried every solution suggested by HP, including several unistallations and reinstallations of HP software & derivers. When trying to install or to convert from USB to wireless,it fails , the HP software can not find the "Network Device".Ideapad connects to the wireless network (same network the printer is connected to).Thanks for any help.

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Recently bought machine. Windows  10. Camera was working just fine. Been through all the steps the phone support folks are telling me. Now they say do a Factory reset (One-Step Recover).  No guarantee this will work. If not, will have to be without machine for 10 days to repair in Germany - SO frustrating..... Is there no other way? SUCH A PAIN!! Thanks,SBV

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I am totally disappointed in Lenovo's customer support. My lenovo 710s was bought less than 1 year ago (as of 10/6/2017, when I sent it in for repairs) and had 2 years warranty (1+1 year of extended warranty). I sent my laptop for repair due to a white spot issue on the monitor, affecting viewing of webpages and videos. However, the laptop was returned after 3 weeks without any fixes/repairs, as Lenovo claimed that it was a cosmetic issue. I wrote a message on their customer care website on 3/7/2017. However, they ignored me and there was no reply to date.  I thought Lenovo is a reliable and popular brand. However, it turned out to be a horrible decision, much to my dismay! 

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Other than online retailers, where can I buy the Lenovo 710s in person in the US? I want to take a look at the laptop and see feel it before I buy it. I live in small town so there's that.

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Okay so I've had this computer less than 3 months and it's given me nothing but problems. Now it refuses to even turn on. The power LED turns on but the screen remains blank. This is an non removal battery type before anyone says remove the battery and use the adapter. I've drained the battery which has worked before but this time when I try to charge it the orange battery LED blinks three times. And still nothing on the screen. Any Lenovo stores are quite far away. Anyone knows what's going on? 

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My ideapad ran out of charge, when I went to charge it the charging light came on . However when pressing the power button neither the keyboard or screen light up . When the charging the light changed to white which means it had charged up to 20% . Very confused on what to do 

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My ideapad ran out of charge, when I went to charge it the charging light came on . However when pressing the power button neither the keyboard or screen light up . When the charging the light changed to white which means it had charged up to 20% . Very confused on what to do 

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Hi  I am thinking of purchasing a 13" Lenovo ideapad 710s ($1199 model) over a MacBook air. I have been using a macbook air for several years and recently thought of getting a new laptop. Lenovo's 710s seems to be quite good on paper (except the battery life), but I couldnt find any reviews online which can tell me if the laptop is as good as Lenovo projects it to be. If anyone has bought/used Lenovo 710s, can  you guys chime in and let me know if this laptop came on par with your expectations (esp. the battery life)? Thanks

Answer:Lenovo Ideapad 710s question

hi. Here I leave you computer manual so you can compare, the battery is a consumable device that usually lasts depending on the use that will give the team being new can last an average of 3 hours, you should know that each load you do it is that you take away useful life. https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/Z-Base-de-conocimientos/Optimizando-el-tiempo-de-duraci%C3%B3n-de-la-ba... Manual service:https://download.lenovo.com/consumer/mobiles_pub/ideapad_710S-13ISK_hmm_201603.pdf Regards.



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anyone please advise.

Answer:Where is the break key on Lenovo ideapad 710s

Hello Benz-2017Thanks for using the Lenovo forums.Try "FN+B" or "FN+Alt+B"
 
If that does not work, I`m not sure I`m afraid, I do not have this unit so I am unable to confirm.
 
 
But I hope this helps, let us know how you get on.==================================================================================Did someone help you today? Thank them with a Kudo! If you find a post helpful and it answers your question, please mark it as an "Accepted Solution"!
 
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Recently bought machine. Windows  10. Camera was working just fine. Been through all the steps the phone support folks are telling me. Now they say do a Factory reset (One-Step Recover).  No guarantee this will work. If not, will have to be without machine for 10 days to repair in Germany - SO frustrating..... Is there no other way? SUCH A PAIN!! Thanks,SBV

Answer:Webcam for IDEAPAD 710S stopped working and can no longer be detected in DEVICE MANAGER

Hello, I have got the same issue.;Also, when I launch Windows 10 default Camera app, I have an error code: 0xA00F4271(0x80070001).  Any suggestions ? 

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this is a problem?Please help me, i really want to know that "Is it normally? or need to fix?"  i buy ieadpad 17/8/2017and get this problem on 19/8/2017i go back to the shop yesterday, they tell me it is not a problem . it is normally cause high performance CPU. may i trust them?should i claim new one or return?thank you for every informaion and advice.i'm new for LENOVO.

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I just bought Lenovo Ideapad 710s last week, 5th June 2016 to be exact.I noticed that after I shut down the laptop, eventhough the screen is off, the USB-wired mouse is still lited.There's no light on the keyboards, nor the power signal light. What could be the problem here?

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Hey!I've got a Lenovo ideapad 710s and i would like to attach 2 monitors with the laptop. I googled a bit and found out that theres a dock but only for ThinkPad's?Does any1 know the solution for this?

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Dear Lenovo Community, I've just bought my Lenovo Ideapad 710S two days ago. Bought the highest-end configuration with 16GB RAM + 512GB PCIE SSD. I got to say I'm absolutely in love with the form factor and its performance. I decided upon this laptop mainly because of its portability and the combination of 16GB RAM + 512GB SSD at less than $2k. DesignAt 1.1kg, it is really light - I can hold in up effortlessly with one arm. At home, I use a Dell monitor (U2715H) which is almost borderless; looking at 710S's edge, it is equally slim and is key to making it look stylish. The matte screen display has very crisp, clear text and is very comfortable to look at. PerformancePerformance wise, there is no complain. It lives up to what it's spec-ed on paper. Every application and operation (e.g. startup, shutdown, boot from sleep) loads at breakneck speeds thanks to its PCIE SSD. I've yet to try running more intensive software e.g. the Adobe suite but at this rate, it looks promising thus far. AccuType KeyboardAt first, I thought the flat keys have really little travel to bottom-out but as I spend more time typing on it, I gradually grew to like the keyboard. It's well spaced-out, typing on it can be very accurate. Key travel is reasonable for faster typists. Only thing is the placement of backspace, enter and shift button at the right side needs some extra time to get used to it as I find they placed more to the right than it is on comm... Read more

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I pressed power on and the power led at the side is lighted up but the usual lenovo logo doesnt appear whatsoever nor the start up screen asking for my password. The whole screen just remains black and I have no idea what to do. My laptop is only less than 2 months old.. please help!! Really sad abt this since the laptop is so new ):

Answer:Lenovo ideapad 710s black screen! Help!

Hi, Sotong ?
 
Thank you for writing in to the Lenovo Forum - happy to have you here today.
 
You can also start by flushing out all static, remove AC adaptor and hold down power button for about 15 seconds.
 
Update us how it goes.
 
 
 
 
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A quick note to say I am not a professional reviewer, at most an advanced user. I got quite a few PM?s on the product and thought will share my experience. My Config: i5, 1.8 GHZ, 8GB RAM, 256 GB SSD, Windows 10 64 bit, Home edition. Usable SSD: 190GB (Lenovo uses a 20GB partition for recovery and rest is used by Windows). I would rate this machine 8.0/10 - if they fixed the touch pad and paint it would be 9/10 in my books.  Best features:Weight :  Felt lighter and smaller than Macbook air 13: my rating 8.5/10Price / Performance: loads Photoshop CC loads in 5 secs : 9/10Battery : whole day out with normal work of 4/5 hours and presentations 8/10Charging time: 15% to 60% in 50 mins, while continuing to work on the PC:  8/10Design: Simple approach, thin Bezel, nonslip rubber grip under the chassis: 7/10Call centre: waiting time and attitude: 8/10Great form factor: I am leaving my tablet home:  9/10Ports: 2 USB and 1 thunderbolt port (I bought  a $ 3 thunderbolt to HMDI adapter for presentations) : 9/10.Spacebar scroll: pressing the pressbar will scroll the page (down only).Warranty: 2 years compared to Mac or Dell?s 1 year (can vary by geography) 9/10 Needs improvements:Sound: My Samsung headset from S5, sounds full of bass and body, when plugged in. PC speakers are a bit weak considering how thin it is. 6.5/10Touch pad accuracy and feel : Gold standard is Macbook. ... Read more

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The Built-in micrcophone does't seems to detected by IdaPad 710s Plus. Installing the latest drive "Realtek High Definition Audio" driver  from Lenovo website doesn't slove the issue.  

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Hi, since I got my Ideapad 710s everything has been running smoothly, however, in the last month or so whenever I load something the mouse cursor disapears. If I go into settings and set the mouse pointer again it will appear as normal when something is loading, but within five minutes will go back to disappearing.  Another problem that started slighlty before that was that the night light (blue light filter) setting refused to turn off between 9pm and 6am, even when it said it was turned off. Now it is turned off, but won't turn on.  In general there has been lots of little settings malfunctions just like this, which while not laptop breaking, are increasingly annoying.  Any suggestions? 

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Lenovo Ideapad 710S's ACPI driver just got updated on 14 Sep 2016. However, I can't get it to install. Its installer closes immediately upon launch, similar to the cases here: Lenovo G580 Windows 10 ACPI Driver not installing and Y500 ACPI driver not installing. ACPI driver: Laptops-and-netbooks :: 700-Series :: 710S-13isk - Lenovo Support (SG) -Advanced Configuration and Power Management Interface (ACPI) Driver for Windows 10 (32-bit, 64-bit) ... Any advice is greatly appreciated.

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Hi,Iv'e had the 710s for about two weeks. At first i would get about 5 - 5.5 hours of work time from it. But yesterday the battery started draininig very fast, and i'm now getting about 2.5 hours of work time. Iv'e not installed anything new or made any special changes. Any idea what this could be?

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Hi, since I got my Ideapad 710s everything has been running smoothly, however, in the last month or so whenever I load something the mouse cursor disapears. If I go into settings and set the mouse pointer again it will appear as normal when something is loading, but within five minutes will go back to disappearing.  Another problem that started slighlty before that was that the night light (blue light filter) setting refused to turn off between 9pm and 6am, even when it said it was turned off. Now it is turned off, but won't turn on.  In general there has been lots of little settings malfunctions just like this, which while not laptop breaking, are increasingly annoying.  Any suggestions? 

Answer:Lenovo Ideapad 710s cursor disappearing and other malfunctions

Hi there, Frevans                       -
 
Thank you for writing in to the Lenovo Forum - happy to have you here today.
 
Just to verify, did you encounter this issue the first time you setup the PC or you just encountered this lately?
 
If it's just lately, can you try one of the following?
 
Disable "hide pointer while typing" under Control Panel (large icon view) > Mouse > Pointer Options Tab and enable "Show location of pointer when i press CTRL key"
  - Link to picture
 
Uninstall the Touchpad Driver (ELAN or Synaptics) under Control Panel > Programs and reboot. Upon logging back in, Windows will use a generic touchpad driver. Try to observe the mouse pointer behavior and observe (you can always re-install the touchpad driver by navigating to D:\Drivers\Touchpad or by downloading the driver from the lenovo website).
 
Boot in Safe Mode with Networkingand observe the mouse pointer behavior. If all goes well, perform a clean boot and observe. If same problem, perform a System Restorein safe mode to undo any possible updates that was installed on the system (ensure that you make a backup copy of your files).
 
Update us how it goes.
 
 
 
Regards,
 
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Hello everyone, I've recently bought a brand new ideapad 710s and I'm having some issues with it. The problem is that the laptop's fan is making loud noises and it is heating up real fast even though I don't play games or use softwares that might pressure the laptop. Basiscally, I use it for microsoft office and internet surfing. Did anyone have the same problem? How could I solve this issue? Any help will be appreciated.

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When I click on the Battery Gauge Icon on my taskbar, a pop-window appears with an error message as seen in the photo. How can I get rid of this?

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Today, I updated my Realtek Audio Driver to version 6.0.1.7831 (dated 7/21/2016). After installation, I immediately realized that the taskbar icon changed from Dolby to Realtek default icon:? -> ? Next, I went to Programs and Features and found out that "Dolby Audio X2 Windows APP" disappeared from the list. Originally, both of these Dolby programs came with the laptop:? After the update, I was only left with this:? The impact of this is that I can no longer toggle the different sound features provided by the Dolby App. I contacted Lenovo via online chat support but the personnel insists Dolby is not a supported program by Lenovo without giving me a valid solution or answer. Did Lenovo omit Dolby App in the latest Audio Driver by mistake? Or did Lenovo intentionally removed it due to the vulnerability explained here: "Dolby Audio X2 (DAX2) privilege escalation" https://support.lenovo.com/sg/en/product_security/len_4884#/IdeaPad. If anybody is facing the same issue / has any solutions / answers, kindly leave a comment below. Thank you.

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I am planning to get a Transcend 128GB JetDrive Lite 130 Flash Expansion Card supported by Macbook. Wanted to check if this would be supportable on Lenovo Ideapad 710S as well? I have a SD card, but it does not go completely in. Any other alternative of increasing storage space? Lenovo is not helping in replacing the SSD. 

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Lenovo ideapad 710s . after selecting safe mode, switch off and switch on, I get black screen with LOGO and I see the BIOS does not recognize the ssd anymore. After a new samsung with a pc board factory defective (well known board problem that the model was withdrawn from the market), now i fall again in a big problem with lenovo. i m a little bit boring. did I loose all my data on ssd? and how to get back this new computer, now?

Answer:Lenovo ideapad 710s safe mode from msconfig, and does not recognized the ssd. Please help...

I m now downloading the win10 recovery usb key software >(thanks to the current guarantee it is on). anyone knows if it is going to restore the Bios so that the SSD come up again?

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Lenovo ideapad 710s . after selecting safe mode, switch off and switch on, I get black screen with LOGO and I see the BIOS does not recognize the ssd anymore. After a new samsung with a pc board factory defective (well known board problem that the model was withdrawn from the market), now i fall again in a big problem with lenovo. i m a little bit boring. did I loose all my data on ssd? and how to get back this new computer, now?

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My laptop won?t boot up. It gets stuck at the Boot Menu (see attachment). Black screen with the Boot menu displayed. Click ?Enter? and nothing happens. Please help. Urgent!


























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My ideapad 710s plus was doing fine the past few days, but on today i realized that i cant log in using my fingerprint. PIN and usual password still works as usual. I even updated my BIOs . On device manager it said "This device is not working properly because Windows cannot load the drivers required for this device. (Code 31) {Operation Failed} The requested operation was unsuccessful."I tried to update driver software but it said it has the latest.Can someone help?













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Answer:Ideapad 710s plus 13-ISK Cant use fingerprint to login (No windows hello as well)

Hello Xia0yi1990Thanks for using the Lenovo forums.Try to download the Fingerprint and Chipset drivers for the unit from the support page.
 
Make sure to reboot after an update on the unit.Also, 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
Hope this helps, let us know how you get on.==================================================================================Did someone help you today? Thank them with a Kudo! If you find a post helpful and it answers your question, please mark it as an "Accepted Solution"!
 
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My computer, Lenovo ideapad 710s, just stuck on black screen with frozen boot manager when I startup. I think it's because it sometimes can detect my hard drive but sometimes cannot. Any suggestions?

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I recently updated my laptop to Windows 10 and haven't had any issues. This morning I was connected to my network no problem, went to work and everything was fine, but now it will not connect to my wireless network. I've noticed the same issue with my desktop also running Windows 10. My phone and tablet are connected fine, as well as my other machines not running the new version. I'm baffled as to why suddenly today neither machine can connect to my network, resetting the routers or machines has not done anything. My ethernet connections do still work however.

Answer:Why has Windows 10 stopped connecting to wireless networks?

Check the drivers (device manager) update or roll back. Additionally you should check you manufacturers website to see if they have new drivers available fro w10

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In BIOS, SSD is  displaying fine but when I insert any USB bootable device , SSD does not appear for installation drive. I did some mess up using command line using diskpart and I forgot to create partition after type the command clean. I wrote the following commanddiskpart

list disk

select disk 1

cleanNow, during the installation , no drive is showing up. Your  assistance will be really appreciated. Thanks,Shahin 

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Any help on connecting a wireless Kodak printer to a Toshiba laptop with Windows 10.  The laptop does not find it.

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I've had my laptop (Lenovo Ideapad z710) for almost a year and I've often had problems with the integrated GPU battling the dedicated gpu. I had developed work arounds for these BSOD crashes and everything was fine.  But yesterday I realized my Nvidia Geforce GT 745m gpu no longer shows up in Device Manager. It is also not identified by the programs Speccy and GPUz.  My pc runs fine but It won't allow me to use my dedicated gpu, this becomes a problem when i want to run graphics intensive games or programs. I cannot update the driver because it does not see that I have the graphics card installed.  This has to be something that happened in the past few weeks because I used my Nvidia gpu last month.  I recently updated my bios from the Lenovo website, it updated sucsessfully and I can't be sure that it caused this problem but it is a possibility I suppose.  I have read about this issue on several forums but have not found a solution.Any help or advice or people with similar issues would be greatly appriciated! Thank you! SPECS:Lenovo Ideapad Z710intel Core I7-4700MQ (2.40GHZ)8gb Memory1TB HDDNVIDIA GeForce GT 745M1920x1080 17.3"Windows 8.1 

Answer:Device manager stopped recognizing dedicated GPU (Nvidia GT 745m) - Lenovo Ideapad Z710 windows 8.1

If you cannot see it anywhere, most probably its dead.
 
If you are in warranty, you should get it repaired from Lenovo.
They might have to replace your motherboard.
 
The steps you can try -
1) Clean install of graphics drivers. (Wiont work since your GPU is not recognized)
2) Reset your laptop to factory settings.

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This laptop comes with Windows 10 Home pre-installed.  Is it possible to install Windows 7 in it's place.
 
Mod's Edit: Additional information added to Subject line for clarity of issue.
 

Answer:lenovo 710S - Downgrade to Windows 7?

h5djr wrote:This laptop comes with Windows 10 Home pre-installed.  Is it possible to install Windows 7 in it's place.Go to the bottom of this page, click "Downloads", enter your model number, and then look to see if you are offered a choice of operating system:  Windows 10 or Windows 7. When I did this for my Ideapad 700-15ISK, I was offered this choice, and was able to download drivers and software for 64-bit Windows 7 (and I have since installed Windows 7 on my 700). If you are not offered the choice of Windows 7, it means that Lenovo is not making available any drivers for your laptop for Windows 7.  You might be able to download the needed drivers from the device manufacturers (e.g. Intel, Nvidia, etc.), but you would have to find them for yourself. -- from CyberSimian in the UK

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Hi,
I am having huge issues getting my new Samsung SCX 3405FW printer to connect wirelessly to my PC running Windows 7.
I have run through the instalation process many times and it always ends with 2 outcomes.
1) When I try to create a network between my printer - router - PC it states that my WPA2 password is invalid. It is not!
2) When I attempt to create an "ad-hoc" network direct from the printer to the PC the instalation process untils it reaches near the end and it tells me that my must enable "portthru" in my network settings. The only place that I can see one can add a "portthru" thing is via my firewall settings.
I have had Samsung on the phone for hours and they cannot fix it.
Any ideas?
Yes, I have downloaded and installed the latest version of the software and drivers for the printer. I have tried a reset to factory settings on the printer etc etc.
Any help would be much appreciated
thanks
George

Answer:Samsung SCX 3405FW printer connecting wireless to windows 7 PC

Can I clarify - do you want to add it to your network or just to your PC?
For connection to PC
Try:-
Uninstalling the printer.
Then connect the printer to the PC using a usb cable until it is recognised
Disconnect the usb cable
Make sure the printer is on then click Add a Printer. Click Add a Network, Wireless or Bluetooth printer.
You should see the printer
Go through the wizard and make sure NOT to 'share the printer'
Make sure to set it as your default printer.

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Im trying to reinstall Windows 10 on my Lenovo 710S. I want to format the HDD in the installation and install a fresh copy of Windows 10. I have created a bootable USB but the installation program cant find my HDD. I have downloaded this driver from Intel, https://downloadcenter.intel.com/download/25165/Intel-Rapid-Storage-Technology-Intel-RST-RAID-Driver... When I browse for a driver it find Intel Chipset SATA RAID Controller but it still cant find the HDD. I have tried to list the drives in the command line using Diskpart but it only finds the USB-disk. I know that the HDD works perfectly because it the same drive Im using now. What should I do?

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Hi I have a B570e Notebook running Windows 7 (windows updates applied as recent as 01 December 2015) and have a recent problem connecting to wireless networks. Wifi is enabled (FN+F5 together with the wireless switch located just below the mousepad). Additionally, device manager does not display any errors. The system searches for wireless networks and does list a few but not all the ones I know that are available (ranges between 1 and 4 compared to 10 listed).I have for example turned my samsung galaxy phone into a hotspot, it lists all and it connects seamlessly but for some reason, some of the other wireless networks does not appear. I have tested with other devices (such as other notebooks and smart devices), the very same networks are visible. Please assist? Regards,Gasant 

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Hi - the current version of the ideapad 710s BIOS does not allow changing of the SATA/drive mode from RAID to AHCI. As a result, it is pretty much impossible to install Linux onto these systems. I've tried multiple combinations of things - completely wiped the drive, disabled UEFI, Secure Boot and enabled Legacy mode, etc - and nothing works.  The currently locked SATA mode basically prevents Linux from even seeing the SSD.  I've tried the latest versions of Ubuntu and Gentoo - both with the same result. Is there any reason why this setting is not exposed?  Are there any plans to expose it?  

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Less than a month ago I bought a brand new Lenovo Ideapad 710s, today it suddenly turned off even though it's battery was at 64%. I then plugged in the charger and tried turning it on - nothing happened. Then I held down the power button at it turned on. Only to turn off again after about 15 minutes.Now, it won't turn on at all.If I hold down the power button, the light behind the keyboard blinks, but the screen stays black. When I plug in the charger, the light that shows it is charging is on, so the charger is working.I just can't turn on my computer at all. I don't know if this information is needed, but I have used it almost every day, around 6 hours every day I've used it (I'm using it for school only). The only things installed on the computer was Office 365 and a driver so that I could use my printer.Any idea how to get it working again?

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I just bought a v570 laptop and tried to connect it to my Visio 47 LCD using an hdmi cable.  The laptop would not see it until I went into the intel graphics properties and I change the refresh rate, and pressed Fn+F3 to connect to an external monitor but still would not show anything on the tv.  Did duplicate, extend, and projector only.  Nothing worked.  I have not tried to reset the resolution to something different yet.  That will be the next thing I try.  Just wanted to see if anyone had any input on this.  Thanks in advance.

Answer:Help connecting hdmi to tv with Lenovo IdeaPad v570

i believe v570 supports switchable graphic cards. try to switch the graphic cards and try again.( outputs are different " nvidia > hdmi output, intel > vga output " )

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Hi. I have a Lenovo Ideapad P400 and was going to connect two monitors and the second one is not recognized. Each by themselves no issue. One is connected DVI to HDMI and the other one traditionally VGA. Never had issues before, but then again I have always used a port replicator. Not on this one. Is it not possible to have two external monitors connected to the laptop like this? When choosing detecting the laptop display is always 1, even when the lid is closed. Any ideas please? I7, 8Gig RAM, W10Best,M

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Hi -- I've looked through BIOS and don't see the option to manage or change my keyboard configuration to swap these two buttons. Is there any other way to swap the keys with this machine?

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Hi,  My Ideapad 710s which is only like 8 months old is currently with Lenovo for a warranty repair.  The comma key became loose and fell off the keyboard, the little clips on the back were broken so I was wasn't able to clip it back on.  I sent it to Lenovo under my 3 year warranty and now they are refusing to fix it under the warranty.  What can I do about this?  Why would anyone break their comma key on purpose? The rest of the laptop is in perfect condition so it is clear that I have not abused the laptop, every other key is absolutely fine.  Seeing that it was simply a matter of clipping a new key on, I asked Lenovo to just post me one out and I would do it myself. They refused, and made me send it in. I did this, and now they are going to try and charge me for the postage which I didn't want to pay for anyway because the repair was so minor!!!  This will be the last Lenovo product I ever buy if they are so petty and treat their customers so badly over such a small repair that any reasonable person can see is a manufacturing fault.  I am furious about this, and hopefully you guys can give some advice.  Thanks

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Yesterday I bought a new Lenovo ideapad 710s and already I'm experiencing difficulties with the touchpad. It occasionally just gets stuck for a few seconds, which is very frustrating, and also the touchpad scrolling doesn't work, even though I have enabled it in the mouse settings. I've also made sure the drivers are up to date, and the problems are still there. Does anyone know how to deal with these problems?

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I am trying to run games on my 710s with the i5 6260U and Intel Iris 540 graphics, with 8GB RAM and a 256GB SSD.The nature of the video card in this laptop showed promise for casual playing of current titles at low settings, however early results were dissapointing. Upon installing Throttlestop and Intel XTU in order to undervolt the package and squeeze more performance, my surprise was high upon finding that the package consumed no more than 10W at very low temperatures with the fan barely spinning, all while running Doom 2016 at 720P Low settings at 20FPS.Changing power use settings in the Intel Graphics control panel and in the Windows power use utility raised the FPS to 30 and the power use to around 13-14W, but the temperatures barely reach 60C and the fans aren't even spinning at full blast, and actually turn on and off all the time while running the game. Eventually the power consumption stabilizes at 13W, and Throttlestop states that it's due to a TDP limit.Is there a way of increasing this limit in order to attain the full performance of the laptop?

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I bought ideapad 710S after research and survey, but the performance of 710s is really disappointing. The computer has strange problem and unstable performance. After my first week, I sent it to the maintanence center. Lenovo maintenance center was nice enough to change the mainboard for me. However, after 3 weeks of using, the problems reoccured again. the computer has slow processing capability.  I use simple word program and my typing does not show on the screen simultanously, instead there is the waiting cycle icon keeps apperaing. Plus, there seem to be extreme heat release problem with lound fan noise. I returned to the maintenance center and after that 3 weeks, the shop replaced ROM and heat fan.
When I got home, I started working on the document and recognize heat problem is gone. However, the delay processing problem remains. I have a problem getting my work done with this 710S because everything delays. By everything I mean my typed sentence delays by more than 10 seconds, my access to internet website consumes more than 30 seconds, program opening takes almost 1 minute. I feel disappointed, frustrated and mad with the quality of ideapad. I was a fan of thinkpad and this wiped off and torn down my believe of lenovo brand. 
 
 
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Hello lenovo community.
 
I just got my new Lenovo Ideapad 710s-13sk yesterday.
 
I've used it for 2 days now, and it seems that the 2 finger scroll up and down triggers the 3 finger function from time to time?
 
So when i want to scroll, sometimes the task view shows up or everything minimizes depending on what direction i scroll of course.
 
Have anybody else experienced this and found a solution for it?
 
Best Regards,
Christian
 
Mod's Edit: System model added to the front of Subject line to improve visibility / clarity.
 

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Hello there!I'm planing to buy a new notebook, and found the 710s-13ISK (80SW003NGE) interesting. There are 5 different configurations of it, with different CPUs and memory amount. The cheapest one is the only one i could afford, and it has the weakest CPU i3-6100U, which is no issue at all, but this one has only 4GB of DDR3L. I'd still like to buy this one, but only if I'm able to upgrade the memory some day to 8GB, in case the 4GB are not enough for my usage scenarios. Unfortunately i cannot find any specific information, whether the mainboard has a RAM slot (so the 4GB could be replaced by bigger 8GB), or the memory is soldered directly on the mainboard (means not replaceable). Does anyone have this particular notebook, and could give me some information about this one? Many, many thanks in advance!

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Hi My 710s' fan has started making more noise lately. I've checked, and there's nothing caught in the fan. The temps are also fine. I think it's just running on dry bearings, which causes it to make more noise. Is there any way to oil the fan?

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I live in Toronto, Canada. I bought Lenovo Ideapad 710S (i5-6200 128GB SSD 8GB Ram) in August 2016. Used only 2 weeks, the laptop couldn't recognized the hard drive. It was sent to MIAD (local Lenovo certified repair center) and diagnosed as hard drive dysfunction. The technician told me since it is a "consumer" laptop (vs. business laptop such as ThinkPad), they don't have the part to repair/replace. I waited 4 weeks until the new hard drive arrive and the laptop was still not working. MIAD told me it was not hard drive problem and beyond their ability to repair. The laptop was later sent to Lenovo repair center (US).A week later I got a notice from Lenovo said the laptop had arrived but the part they need is in back order.5 weeks later still no sign of getting the problem fixed. Contacted Lenovo and get the same answer. Only compensate so far is extension of my warranty for 2 months. However, no compensation about the usability. For about 10 weeks, I have to use my old Pentium M Thinkpad. If I bought a new laptop, it might already arrived!Conclusion: Don't buy Lenovo "consumer" laptop (Ideapad, Yoga etc), at least in Canada. 

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Randomly I got the Blue Screen of Death error DPC_WATCHDOG_VIOLATION and apparently this issue occurs because the iastor.sys driver, is not compatible with Windows 10. So I changed the storage controller from Intel Rapid Storage sata controller to Intel mobile express chipset sata controller which was the other driver already on my 3 week old laptop. However, after this the laptop would not boot! It just kept saying 'automatically attempting repairs'. I then went into the BIOS and changed the SATA from RAID to AHCI and then the laptop would boot. But now the driver is just 'Standard NVM Express Controller'. I tried to reinstall the intel rapid stroage sata controller driver but then the laptop would not boot in RAID or AHCI! So I had to do a system restore and now the laptop seems to be working on AHCI and it has a boot loop on RAID.  My question is, should I put the laptop back on RAID (original factory setting) and after the boot loop should I reset the laptop to install a fresh copy of Win10 from recovery? Or should I leave it as it is now on AHCI with Microsoft Standard NVM Express Controller driver? Are there any disadvantages? My SSD is a Samsung PM961 (samsung mzvlw512hmjp) I need some help quickly before my 30 days returns period runs out. I really like the laptop but are there any problems with it?

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What capacity SD card is the largest that it will recognise? Cant find any information on this in any of the product literature. Thanks

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I bought the Lenovo Ideapad 710S (13IKB Laptop (ideapad) - Type 80VQ) a week ago.  The cursor dissappears when a page or app is loading. Please tell me what the issue is.  Thank you. 

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Hello,I have a new Ideapad 710s, which I love.However, the right click is not working when browsing the net, which has frustrated me. Any advice please. Much thanks,Al

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Got my laptop after almost 2 weeks of placing the order. Although the wait was worth it, just after third day I found a crack on the hinge. I was extremely cautious in handling the laptop, mind you, and i believe this weather was present since day 1. I know the crack is really small, but i'm afraid of the integrity of the hinge itself. Not sure if I could claim a return or exchange. http://goo.gl/6dsidu

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My new Y700 started cooling itself more then usual(I wan using Chrome, Power point and Photoshop at that time), blue screen came out saying that it need to restart, it started restarting and when the menu showed me to choose the different ways of restarting it just stopped there and nothing was working anymore. 

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Hello. I've had my Lenovo for a little over a year and the fan has completely stopped working. There was a loud whirring noise and then it stopped working. There are two different beep sounds coming from the laptop. What does this mean? Is my laptop done for?

Answer:Lenovo Ideapad Y410 Fan stopped working

Hi Bla,            
                                                  
Welcome to Lenovo Community!        
                                                                                  
As per the query we understood that you are facing issue with the fan for your Y410 laptop.
 
As you have mentioned that the fan stopped working, please try to clean the air vents, check if there are any damage in the fan as the fan blades might be damaged.
 
Please confirm the number of beep code which you are able to hear in your system,
 
One beep and a blank, unreadable, or flashing LCD.
 
One long and two short beeps, and a blank or unreadable LCD. 
 
Two short beeps with error codes.  
 
 Two short... Read more

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Hello , i'm having a problem with my lenovo ideapad y570. it suddently  stopped using nvidia , i was playing normaly my games ..the next day it stopped using nvidia and the games are really low and say they are using intel graphics hd 3000.....this happened before but i managed to fix it by updating my nvidia driver...but now when i check for update the nvidia is already up to date , and the optimus switch is functioning normaly , and i already have high performance settings in nvidia control panel....and also i right click and open my games with nvidia processor and still my notebook is not using nvidia...what would have happened between one night...i was playing...next day i can't ? plz help...and i already have my battery to full and charger is pluged in so we can't say that my notebook is saving power.

Answer:My Lenovo ideapad y570 stopped using nvidia

Hmm, well this may be a weird suggestion but try playing the games with the battery taken out of the laptop. I've heard people getting their problems fixed that way.

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I bought this wireless/bluetooth card for my Ideapad S415T and the only drivers for it were for Windows 7.  One solution I found said to run the Win 7 drivers in compatibility mode.  I wasn't satisfied with doing that so I hunted for the updated drivers for Win 8.1 and found them.  I have provided the link at the bottom of this page. (Make sure you are plugged into your router by an ethernet cable to access internet) 1. When you get to the page scroll down until you see the blue links click on either the link for Win 8.1 32 or 64 bit.  If you are not sure which version of Windows you have, go to your desktop open Control Panel, click on System and Security, find System and click on it. Under the System heading on this page you will find if you are 32 or 64 bit. Keep this window open as you will need it in step 3.  2. Once you have downloaded the Zip file go to where it is in Downloads under This PC.  Right click on the folder file, which has a zipper on it, highlight Extract All.  This will undo the zip file into a separate file that is open.  Leave it in the download folder.   3. Go back to your desktop. On the left hand side of the window you left open in step 1 look for Device Manager click on this.  Give it a minute as it opens the list.  If you just installed this piece of hardware it may show up under Other Network and will have a yellow triangle on it with an exclamation mark in it.   ... Read more

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T42, XP, Intel PRO 2200 wireless. All was working fine. PC locked up, I had to hold the on/off button for a while to shut it down. Restarted and wireless icon showed no connection (not even trying to acquire an address). Rebooted several times all with same result. My T30 is still connecting fine so it's a T42 issue. No settings have changed. I've connected by cable, then disconnected and wireless result is still no go. It's like the adapter isn't there. Right clicking on the icon gives the usual repair option that doesn't ever work or let's me open network connections. It shows the adapter is working as it should. Ideas anyone? 













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Answer:T42 stopped connecting wireless

CANCEL. Saw advice from another post that suggested uninstalling adapter and letting it reinstall. That worked for me. Thanks!

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Dear Members!
I have Lenovo IdeaPad Z580 with Ubuntu 12.10. The power supply connected to UPS  MGE Pulsar 1500 (1500 VA). When OS begins to boot the output voltage of UPS stay unstable causes blinking of any test lamp connected to UPS. The blinking of a lamp is more intensive when an information writes to HDD. I try different notebooks without voltage problems. How to solve this problem? Is it helpful to replace my HDD to WD? Is it breaks a waranty? This instability may damage devices connected to the UPS (Second Notebook, USB HUBs, router, Ethernet Switch, Modem, second TFT Monitor)
INFO
Model Name 20135
MFG Date 2012/08/22
 
P/N 59342178
MO QB02082168
Factory ID CS20
HDD: ST1000LM024 HN-M101MBB 1GB (I dont know manufacturer. Maybe Seagate or Samsung)
ODD Optiark DVD-RW AD-7740 ATAPI
BIOS version SFCN34WW
KBC ver. 5FEC32WW
B.R.Viktor.
 
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For some reason, every time I turn on my laptop, I get a warning that the battery is not officially authorized and may harm my laptop.  I bought this direct from Lenovo.  Did they install a bad battery?

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Hi all, I am thinking about buying the Ideapad 710s with the i7 7500 processor. But I was wondering, if there will be a KabyLake Version with the new Iris Processor in the near future. Or should I just get the 710s with the Skylake/Iris combination and be done with it? Maybe the difference in processing power isn't that great?! The graphics chip should be better than the 620 anyway. A helpful answer would be greatly appreciated! Thank you. Greetings, p.s. maybe i should mention, that I'm from Germany.

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I am having difficulty removing the back panel. The hardware guide says "Remove rubber. Remove screws". There are 9 visible screws. The hardware guide shows 13. Some of the screws might be under the rubber. However, it provides no way to remove the rubber. It appears to be glued on so removing it will break the back panel. Has anyone removed the backpanel of their 710s? If so, did you need to remove the rubber and if you did can you provide hints on how to do it without breaking it?

Answer:Ideapad 710s - How to remove back panel?

Welcome to the Lenovo Community !
 
Please check out the link below for the Lenovo Training Video for the 710s model.  What is shown in the video regarding the back cover removal is different than what the Hardware Maintenance Manual shows.  I believe the problem you are having is releasing the plastic clips that hold the cover in place after the screws are removed.    Here is that video course for your reference.....
 
https://www.lenovoservicetraining.com/showcase?sid=1142&key=TGVuZw==

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My laptops right speaker doesnt work. Only the left one does. When a headphone is plugged in, both channels of the headphone work. The laptop is just 6 months old and is in warranty. What should I do. I really dont want to send my laptop in for service as the service center in my place is horrible from my previous experiencce 

Answer:ideapad 710S-13IKB right speaker not working

Also , I have tried disabling/reenabling the speaker and uninstalling drivers and installing new ones from the lenovo website, but nothing seems to be working. Please help with this.

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Hi there, I've been trying my best to find the ideapad 710s-13ISK with the i7 processor and iris 540 graphics. However this has not been easy at all. I live in Belgium and I have not found a single (web)shop that has this product. In the Netherlands (close to Belgium) I can only find this product on the Lenovo website, nowhere else. I've been told I can't purchase it from the NL website, so do I have any way of getting this specific laptop? (http://shop.lenovo.com/nl/nl/laptops/ideapad/700-series/710s/) I know it's not really a good question to put on the forums, but I have been struggling to reach Lenovo (both BE and NL). Thanks in advance, Sam

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Hi there!  I purchased a Ideapad 710s about 9 months ago. I haven't used the USB ports very much in this time (maybe once a fortnight max). I tried to copy some photos from my phone last week and it wouldn't recognise it, previously it did. I got another phone and tried to send some files to it and the connection would continue to drop out (could tell because of the volume being on).  I thought it was my phone wire or the phone, but it worked perfectly fine with another Lenovo laptop I have.  How can I fix this?  Another problem: My touch pad has been acting up recently too, been very hard to use the gestures - 4 finger swipe down and to the side.  Thanks so much!   

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I was just wondering if anyone else was having similar issues? The laptop does wake up after going to sleep but it is noticeably slower than a fresh start up. If I lift the lid after its been put to sleep the keyboard lights up but nothing seems to happen for around 20 seconds and then the lock screen appears. Is this normal? TheDickieBoy

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Hi all, I've had a 1.5mths old IdeaPad 710s.it starts to show flashing random colour.Lenovo went to flash the bios for whatever reason, when they should testing it on external monitor.i suspect it's the panel problem.can anyone help and advise? Thanks,joe   

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If I do an update of the BIOS to get Linux ready, How do I go back to the original (in case the update isn't satisfying)

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I got new Ideapad 710S-13IKB and trying to run Ubuntu on it. Unfortunatly Ubuntu not finds SSD disc and can't install itself when I run it from USB storage. I found that Lenovo has released BIOS that supports Linux. There some BIOS releases in Lenovo site:My current BIOS version is 3HCN14WW. According to logic it might be newer sine 14>13 and I afraid to update bios from site. How to know exactly which bios version is newer? Besides that there is "Linux only" BIOS. I need dualboot Win10/Linux. Will "Linux Only" allow me do this?How to get Linux on this machine?

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Hello, Few days ago I bought a Lenovo IdeaPad 710S laptop with Intel I5 2.3GHz, 8GB and 256GB SSD. When I power the laptop with its original power supply, and touch the laptop metal surface, I feel permanent "Electric Shocks" !!! (The laptop original power supply doesn't have a ground socket). I have also a new Dell laptop with metal surface and there is no electric shocks with it.  Is it possilble that a 2016 Lenovo laptop will have an "Electric Shocks" issues ??? Thank you,Alon

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Hi and hello there,  I just bought a new Ideapad 710S and I absolutely love it. Great design and great performance, except for one thing: WiFi speed. I checked it simultaneously with my phone and old laptop and they both have around 40mb/sec. The laptop manages to get around 15mb/sec. Now I already updated the drivers (Intel(R) Dual Band Wireless-AC 3165) and windows 10 update, however, this had no effect. Also, when I tried downloading various items it's about half the speed of my old laptop (also running Windows 10).  Any help would be sincerely welcome!! Thanks in advance and all the best,  Jan  

Answer:WiFi tediosly slow, Ideapad 710S

FYI: I downloaded the latest drivers from the Intel website today..

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Hi and hello there,  I just bought a new Ideapad 710S and I absolutely love it. Great design and great performance, except for one thing: WiFi speed. I checked it simultaneously with my phone and old laptop and they both have around 40mb/sec. The laptop manages to get around 15mb/sec. Now I already updated the drivers (Intel(R) Dual Band Wireless-AC 3165) and windows 10 update, however, this had no effect. Also, when I tried downloading various items it's about half the speed of my old laptop (also running Windows 10).  Any help would be sincerely welcome!! Thanks in advance and all the best,  Jan  

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Hello there! I bought the Ideapad 710s recently but i'm experiencing a serious WiFi issue. After cold start the wireless network adapter cannot be recognised. There isn't even an entry in the device manager pointing to an unknown device or a missing driver. It is absolutely not possible to allow it. Restart doesn't help either. After many restarts and attempts to switch th adapter on, I've succeded, and from that moment on, it stays active with no further issue. Countless resarts later it's still on and the function is okay. The problem is, that on the next day (i think that means, when the notebook is cold) the issues appears again. There is no network adapter, and it appears much later. What i've tried by now: 1. Did a full Windows update2. Reinstalled every single driver from the Lenovo support center3. Turned every single energy saving feature off4. Did a BIOS update5. Did a full system recovery (and repeated the steps 1, 2 and 3)6 Made a clean Windows 10 installation (and repeated the steps 1, 2 and 3) After each and every of the steps mentioned above, the issue appeared after cold start on the next day and disappeared after about an hour of being turned on. The wireless adapter is UEFI ENABLED all the time. Well after two weeks and countless attempts to solve the problem i have no idea, what more could i possibly do. Does someone experienced such issue, and if yes, what was the solution for it. Best regards and happy new year!

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I've had a Lenovo Ideapad Y40-70 for a month or so now and, although it worked this morning, it suddenly stopped turning on. When I push the power button, the light on the power button, the battery light, and the power light will come on white for a few seconds, and then nothing. It won't even boot to BIOS. I had the Lenovo logo show up for a fraction of a second like twice, but that was about it. I tried opening it up and taking out/putting back in the battery, and that didn't work. Nor did letting it sit and charge for a few hours as was recommended on another website.

Edit: I'm not sure if this is the right place to post this. Correct me if I'm in the wrong board.
 

Answer:Lenovo Ideapad Y40 laptop suddenly stopped turning on

I've had a Lenovo Ideapad Y40-70 for a month or so now and, although it worked this morning, it suddenly stopped turning on.Click to expand...

Lenovo IdeaPad Y40-70 Laptop

That model laptop appears to come with Windows 8.1 64-bit.
Is that correct?

Did you buy it brand new a month or so ago, or is it a second-hand purchase from elsewhere?

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Subject says it all: suddenly I can't screengrab by simply pressing the PrtSc key.  Nothing happens when I do so.  Nothing is running that could be causing this (no OneDrive, no DropBox).  I haven't changed any settings; at least not intentionally.  It does allow me to paste the screen image into a new image file, but no longer does so automatically, which is a problem for me.  Did I accidentally screw up some keyboard setting?  Any ideas?

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Any help I can get on this one will be much appreciated...

First off....the lap is running ME....the router is a Gnet IP104G Broadband Router with a card ...the connection is Cable.

As I do near or at the end of every month...I run a scandisk and defragg and usually her comp runs nice.

Well yesterday I did what I usually do and for some reason now it cant connect to the net.

Previously when things were running well...I did a copy and paste of all the screenshot settings and compared and it seems everything should work BUT it won't. Usually when it doesn't connect we just pull the power to the router, replug et voila...it works!

I know this wireless stuff isnt an exact science but "what now?" Any ideas?

. o O (It's great when it works...but when it doesn'[email protected]@^*$#@!!!!)
 

Answer:Wireless Router Stopped Connecting!!!

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Hi there,
New to this Group and this resource. Hope someone can help.
Switched on m PC this morning (Core2Duo HP) and all was fine, connected to WiFi connection fine. About 45 mins later pc froze, had to restart and woudnt boot up saying boot error. Tried 5 times before it did finally come on.
When it did come on it would not connect to the wireless connection. The wireless link IS connected and strong, it just has 'No internet access', 'No network access' (as described in IPv4 and IPv6 Connectivity.
Also the Wireless Network Connection says it is an Unidentified network.

The schematic shows Tony-PC (This computer) --------graphic of a Bench with 'Unidentified network' below it -----------X---------Grey Globe-Internet.

Below that:
Two columns
Park Bench again - Unidentified network
Public Network

Second Column:
Access Type: No Internet Access
Connections: Al Green bars - Wireless Network Connection (Name of conncction)

I have accessed the wireless connection on my cellphone and works perfectly. I have also connected to it with this laptop. But main PC won't connect... just like that, all of a sudden after those crashes or refusing to boot....

I have Avira AV installed but that seems to be displaying startup problems as well. Wont start up nor will Windows Defender ! (Not sure if related but all started same time)

Anyone have any suggestins any solutions ?

Thanks,
Tony

Image attached of just one of the chnging messages...
 

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I'm running Windows 2003 XT operating system and have had very few problems. But now my wlan connection doesn't seem to be working or works intermittenly. I have a Sony Vaio 2006 laptop.

It usually connects to my home wireless and my verizon mobile modem but in the last week nothing. Is there something I can do to get my wireless working again?
 

Answer:My wireless connection has just stopped connecting. what to do?

You can try and determine the device Brand and Model via Device Manager or downloading Everest Free Edition from: http://majorgeeks.com/download4181.html and then search for a driver for it. Download the driver and then from within Device Manager delete the current driver.

Reboot your system to allow everything to be cleaned up after the uninstall (sometimes this is required and sometimes not). Re-Install the driver with the software you downloaded earlier and see if that solves the issue. Otherwise there is the potential that your device is actually failing.

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Just received my new notebook and am extremely happy with it, execept for the battery indicator. The effective charge reamining, fluctuates by a wide margin, suddenly jumping from 4 hours remaining - to 3 hours - to 6 hours in a matter of minutes! The PC was left in idle state with no processing happening whatsoever. at 100% charge it shows 5 hours 6 mts of remaining time, as the charge drops to 97% after 5 mins of idle, the remaining time changes to 2 hrs 34 mins and at 94% charge after another 5 mins, it shows 7 hr 20 mins of remianing time! I called Lenovo service and after one hour of trying this and and that, they offered to replace the PC with a comment that battery takes 1 week to settle down and stabilise! I find that a bit out of the ordinary. My config is 710S, i5, 8GB RAM, 256GB SSD, Windows 10, with Lenovo optimiser loaded. (The battery gauge reset, suggested by service is missing in this version - the service staff themselves could not find it).  Is anyone else having similar issues?  

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