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Lenovo y700-15isk can't install windows on m.2 ssd

Q: Lenovo y700-15isk can't install windows on m.2 ssd

Hi. I have lenovo y700-15isk laptop with intel i7-6700HQ processor. Attached a samsung pm951 m.2 nvme ssd. Bios not detected my ssd and i cant' install windows 8 or 10 to a ssd. Any help?

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I can't find driver usb 2.0 & 3.0 for windows 7 64bit.Where I can find them because my usb ports don't work.

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I have Lenovo Y700 15ISK with Intel Core i5-6300HQ/8GB/1.0TB/NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960M. Windows 10 Pro. v30BIOS. Sometimes after waking up from sleep laptop freezes and only way to reset it is to press power button for 4sec. This starts to irritate me, especialy when I go out for one hour, i put laptop to sleep, come back open it up and it crashes with all my work unsaved.. Also sometimes my NVIDIA drivers crashes, causing same problem to crash laptop Anyone experienced this issues. I did windows update and clean install of NVIDIA drivers from nvidia.com










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A:Lenovo y700 15ISK Windows 10 Crashes On Return Fro...

Hi y70015ISKm2SSD , 
 
 
Welcome to the Community Forums. 
 
What you can initially try is to disable fast boot under shutdown settings > advanced power options.
 
If same issue continue to disable "allow hybrid sleep" either from same advance power settings or from cmd as administrator using powercfg -h off to disable hibernation if needed. 
 
Update us how it goes . 
 
Regards

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Lenovo, as of last night the drivers for windows 7 x64 and windows 8 for the Y700-ISK have dissapeared from the download section! The option for select OS is no showing either options now. Why have the drivers been pulled? I am in the middle of installing some of the drivers and software for my Y700-ISK laptop!

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My laptop came with windows 10 pre-installed.  I've been trying to downgrade it to windows 7 64 bit.  Every time i put the CD in the drive to boot windows 7, it seems to work up until the point where it scans the hardware configuration.  At that point it asks me for drivers and will not continue. There are drivers for windows 7 on the product page for this model, but they look like drivers that you would use after you get windows installed. Can someone post me the steps about what i need to do in order to make this work?  What settings i need to have in the bios, and any drivers i would need for the install of windows 7? Thanks











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A:Y700 15ISK - How to install windows 7 64bit?

So to update this, i still haven't figured out how to install windows 7 on this.  Here's what i've done: I've used both the Windows 7 DVD and i created a bootable USB wiith it (UEFI Boot).  They work. I disabled the  security in the bios, so i could work with UEFI, but when i boot the machine with either, the windows 7 loading screen happens, then it freezes on the Starting Windows animated logo.  I can get no further. When i set the bios to boot in legacy mode it gets past that part, but then asks me for a driver.   I've downloaded all of the windows 7 64 bit drivers on the Y700-15ISK driver page, but none of them seem to be the driver that windows is looking for. Right now i'm a little at the end of my rope on this.  Any help would be appreciated.

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Hi, I've been experiencing this throttling issue for the past month now ( I've had this laptop since January). The fps drop from 170 to 60 for a couple of seconds and go back up to the initial value. I've had this issue a couple of times before but it would fix itself after restart (usually had it when I wake the laptop from sleep and immediately load CS:GO).  Now, I notice that this happens everytime I start playing and the temp goes above 69 degrees - I used to play with 170-200fps before with GPU temps surpassing 80 degrees with no fps drops at all.  This is really frustrating, especially when knowing that my brother has no FPS drops using my 5 year old Lenovo Y570 with  geforce GT 555m...Is there any way to fix this? I mean the gaming experience, as stated above was fine until a week ago, when I started getting these FPS drops, so that means that this issue can actually be fixed. Specs are Intel Core i7-6700HQGTX960M 4GB12 GB DDR4256GB SSD  ( CS:GO is on the SSD if that matters)I use Speedfan to check the temps. CS:GO is using the nvidia gpu, and the gpu is se to performance, power saving is disabled i am using balanced performance and set all advanced settings to maximum performance.  

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Hello All, I have several issues with my Y700-15ISK. I have the latest BIOS (CDCN35NWW or something from 2016/03/29) (in EUFI mode). The latest one, before all BIOS updates in connection with Y700 15ISKi disappeared from the Lenovo sites. I mostly use the latop with an external monitor via HDMI. Sometimes (I could not find a rule when) it starts to display red dots over the screen. If it is 3D graphics it moves along with the texture. You can see screenshots in the link below. The second problem is that the display goes black at random times and then it comes back after a 1-2 seconds. It is like when you change the resolution. The 3rd problem is when the BIOS is in EUFI mode sometimes I get a VGA error 43 in the Windows Device Manager. The system tells me that it had problems with the device and disabled it completely. The solution for this is to reset the BIOS back to factory defaults and reconfigure it to the desired state. This is jus ta workaround because this problem can occur also totally random. I've tested my external display with my other laptop Lenovo T440s with DisplayPort to HDMI converter and the same HDMI cable. Never experienced any problems. Tried Windows 8.1 and Windows 10 64 bit systems and all the Chipset, and VGA drivers which came out since then (provided by both Lenovo and Nvidia). Pictures of the screen:https://1drv.ms/f/s!AmvQYqr8ukT-gYg6a85wd6zmvNESxw Could you help me identify the core of the problem?  Tha... Read more

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My Laptop was working peferctly until one day i was playing hearthstone and suddenly it started lagging, it was about coupl of months ago, i thought that PC just got to much heat so i turnned it off etc. But it still kept lagging, my games hav 100-200 fps but desktop is always lagged up, it takes loads of time to load up desktop when laptop starts, folders ar loading very slowly etc , i did bios update, my drivers are up to date please help

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Hello, I recently bought a Lenovo Y700-15ISK with i5 6300HQ, Geforce GTX 960, 1 TB WD HDD (No SSD). I really like this laptop. But there are some serious issues that I don't know how to fix. First of all, I have installed Windows 10 Home edition. I disabled all the windows 10 problems, that were eating my memory, hdd. But I still find my computer quite slow when working... I expected it to be a beast. Actually it takes about 90 seconds to boot Windows 10. It's not normal... I saw worse laptops boot much faster... And the programs: When I double click My computer it takes like 3-4 seconds to open it. The second time I double click it it's much faster. Right click also lags. Opening chrome takes like 5 to 10 seconds. And when I install programs, install from ISO files, copy files I can't do anything else. The laptop lags a lot, sometimes freezes. But games like GTA, Fifa work fine - no lag in high graphics. I've done a lot of things, reinstalled the windows - nothing helps. Is this normal? Do I need a SSD for windows 10 or what?.... Or do I need to install windwos 10 as UEFI? But I read that there is not a big difference. The HDD has no errors, checked it many times, the transfer speeds are good. The next thing, I decided to go to Windows 7 64 bit on this notebook. The good old windows that I always liked. I installed it. And... I also have problems... Actually this windows works much faster, better. But I can't install the Audio device and Bluetooth (well bluetooth i... Read more

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I'm having some lag with my touchpad, about every 3 seconds. Searched around about this problem and did some updates on the driver.
 
Even did a factory reset, but same problem.
 
Anyone having similar problem and fixed it?
Read somewhere that it may have something to do with the Realtek HD audio software/driver??
 
Using external mouse for the most, but would be nice to have the option to use a functional touchpad from time to time.
 
-icui2i-
 
Mod's Edit: Additional information added to Subject line for clarity of issue and moved to proper forum.
 

A:Lenovo Ideapad Y700-15ISK - touchpad lag

Have you seen this thread?http://www.tenforums.com/drivers-hardware/14107-windows-10-mouse-lagging.htmlThis guy claims that disabling start at boot of Realtek application called FMAPP.exe solved the problem. A lot of people in this thread say that it solved their issue. Can you check if it solves your problem? Let me know when you find out.

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Hi,I can't find an update file for my lenovo laptop, can someone give the latest update of my laptop bios?My laptop: Lenovo Y700-15ISKKind Regards.

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I want to reset my laptop to have all the Lenovo software back. How do I access my recovery partition? The recovery partition is already in my SSD when I get my laptop.  ?

A:How To Reset Lenovo Y700-15ISK With A Recovery Par...

Hello and welcome,
 
Have a look at page 23 of your User Guide
 
Z.

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Hi, I am really interested in this laptop especially in variant with i7-6700HQ, so far everything looks pretty much as a dream comes true, but I have one more question. Is Intel VT-D supported? It's huge game changer for me, because I want to be able to run multiple virtualmachines and passthrough nvidia gpu to them. According Intel, VT-D on this cpu is supported, but I can't find any info  support with this motherboard. Thanks

A:Lenovo Y700 15ISK Intel i7-6700HQ and VT-D

This Machine support Intel VT-D. I have VMware running on it. 

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Hi, i wanted to add in an m.2 SSD (120gb) into my laptop (Originally comes with only 1TB HDD) but after doing some research, I'm confuse which m.2 ssd to buy and compatible with this laptop. I look around this forum and saw some people suggesting m.2 PCIe (the one with one gap) and while on YouTube, i saw people using m.2 SATA (with 2 gaps). I'm confused.

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So I'm planning on buying this model: Lenovo Ideapad Y700-15ISK, but the one I'm looking to buy doesn't have an SSD and doesn't specify which ports are still available, only that it has a 1TB HDD. So I wanted to ask: 1. Does it have a free M.2 port? all models of the Y700-15ISK should have them, or am I wrong? 2. Which type of M.2 SSD does it support? M or B+M? I already sent the same questions to the retailer, but I am still waiting for an answer so thought I'd ask here as well.

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I recently bought this laptop and I have two problems:1. Especially when the screen is black, there is a green light on the upper part of the screen. I don't know what causes it maybe a led or something is installed badly (it's a 5 cm area). Should I take it back and ask for a new one?2. This problem is related to scaling. When it is set to 100%, everything is small but crystal clear. When at 150%, everything looks normal but some apps like Steam, BitTorrent... are blurry like they were just zoomed on. Reinstalling windows and drivers should solve this? Simply reinstalling drivers didn't help.Thanks!

A:Lenovo Y700-15ISK screen issues

I don't know anything about your first problem (it may be a hardware problem), but I do know something about the second. Some programs (Steam, for example) aren't made for high-dpi screens. for these programs that appear blurry, right click on their icon (on the desktop), and click properties. Under the compatibility tab, check "Disable display scaling on high DPI settings". This should work after you restart the program.

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I recently bought a M.2 SSD and I want to use it as a cache drive. Intels RST requires AHCI mode, I was under the assumption that I was already in AHCI mode but my inability to create any raid volumes through the disk management or have my drives recognized by the RST app says otherwise. There is no option to change my mode from IDE to AHCI in BIOS due to it being locked. How can I work around this?

A:Lenovo ideapad Y700-15ISK how to put into AHCI

Look in the device manager under IDE ATA/ATAPI Controller, it should say Intel(R) 100 Series/C230 Chipset Family SATA AHCI Controller. For your second part of your question, you need at least 2 disk with unallocated areas to make a RAID array. But, saying that I would never setup a software RAID (ie windows) array and the BIOS doesnt support a hardware RAID

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Hello Guys i have a nice problem with my laptop (Almost 3 weeks old) I was eating my awesome lunch and when i came back the User interface was frozen and unresponsive, later on windows automatically gathered everything about the error and told me to reboot the computer. I rebooted my laptop and at some point of the boot it shows me "preparing automatic repairs", 20 seconds later it shows me the following picture;?  Note: i had to crop the image because the forum only allows 2MB for the images  I have tried the following options with the same resultI tried F8 Turned off the computer and then press the OneKey recovery system, so i can have a fresh start,1. The lenovo sign appears, and down the sign the circle that means "loading" appears going aroundSince it is a windows problem i went with microsoft, using this link Microsoft forum, But when the system was booting i had the same results (from 2 to 7)The result:2. Black screen but the lamp is on.3. waiting (3minutes)4. waiting (12 minutes)5. waiting (30 minutes plus a nice shower)6. I use the trackpad in order to see if there is any response from the computer. Nothing7. I touch the screen and then touch the trackpad, boom there is a mouse pointer. But still waiting.  Basicly i tried almost anything but i still dont know what to do in order to solve the problem. It is an awesome laptop but this little deadlock doesnt help too much. Lenovo: anything that i can do in or... Read more

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Just got this laptop 2 months ago via amazon. I am a DJ and use Serato DJ software. I have only played 1 party with the new laptop. I am running windows 7 and windows 10 (difference partitions) Today I decided to build the overviews of my music collection. The software uses all 8 cores (8 songs at a time) to build them. I had the laptop running for about 2 hours. Everything was running fine. I even have the laptop slightly elavated in the back to get extra air flow. All of sudden the laptop shut off. I noticed that the charge light on the front of the laptop was no longer while. Power brick was pretty hot which seems normal for the intense core usage. Called tech support and went through some tech support, have to call back since there database was down. I suspect something on the laptop motherboard or memory etc went toast. This is my first Lenovo laptop ever. I have been a Dell guy for over 10 years, never ever had any hardware issues in 4 other laptops.  What can I expect from Lenovo warranty service? Anyone have any other thoughts on what the heck could have happened. This is probably the most intense I have run the laptop. DJ with the software isn't as intense as building overviews. Think of it as rendering.

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Hello there. I have a few questions regarding the recent release of BIOS update with version number CDCN37WW. Currently my BIOS is on version CDCN35WW. I was about to install it yesterday but did not because of several reasons. I read the instruction saying that I should put the BIOS settings at its default settings before installing the CDCN37WW update and there lies my problem. I bought the 15ISK version with 1TB HDD. A month ago I bought a 128GB SSD and did a clean install of Windows 10 on my new SSD. After booting into Windows 10 on my SSD in Legacy Mode, I format the partition in the 1TB HDD which houses my default installation of Windows 10 (the pre-installed Windows 10 by Lenovo). I did not completely wipe the HDD altogether and thus I still have the partitions created by Lenovo. The main issue that is stopping me from installing the update is my BIOS settiings. In BIOS boot submenu, I have it set to Legacy and then Legacy First so that it detects my SSD. UEFI does not detect my SSD. Default settings sets UEFI instead of Legacy. In conclusion, I cannot install the BIOS update even if I wanted to because I won't be able to boot into Windows 10 on my SSD once I change BIOS settings to default because UEFI (default settings is set to UEFI) does not detect my SSD. My questions are: -1. Does anyone have any solution or workaround to this problem ?2. Is it really compulsory to set the BIOS settings back default ? Or is it just a "... Read more

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Hello, it has been 2 days since i bought a lenovo y700 15isk, Model Name 80NV, MTM 80NV00CNRI and im having big problems with fans, they run very loud with no reason. When i start up the windows 10, for about 5 minutes it stays very quiet, but when i start using for example youtube or facebook ore something that does not need very much processing power the fans kick in immediatly, and never low down any more. It is very frustrating for me because i didnt exept a laptop of this kind to have this issues. I have tried to install all the drivers, but nothing helped.I read somewhere that it might be a bios issue but i dont know how to update this bios.My bios version is CDCN25WW, 9/4/15. Can anyone please help me, can somebody tell me is this bios version the latest one or it need to be updated.Can you tell me how to update the bios. Im very confusing now i dont know what to do.Thank You

A:Lenovo ideapad y700 15isk fans very loud

same here

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its been almost 2-3 month ive purchased i was expecting a perfect laptop with this price and specifications but i faced a lot of little and big problems like sound.. color accuraty and now my device will turn off immidely when i unplug the charger and wont turn on without it in battery bar says 91% and charging but it stuck at 91 for 2 days. when its turned of and plugged in i can see the battery light is on

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Hi, what happens is that when I'm playing for example GTA San Andreas in the middle of the game (about 10 or 20 minutes) the keyboard stops responding completely and to make it work again I have to restart the PC, this is frustrate you since I lose my progress if not I keep time until freezes keyboard...If there is any solution, answer...

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Hello Lenovo Forums, I am trying to install Windows 10 on my SM951 256GB m.2 ssd. Unfortunately, while it is recognized as a drive in windows, and in the bios, it is not considered a bootable device. When installing windows, it goes directly on the current c://. What am I doing wrong? Much Consideration, Xenda











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A:Lenovo y700-15ISK ssd upgrade m.2 slot WIN 10 inst...

Upon some inspection through some forums, I have gotten it recognized in the boot menu. Windows still insists on installing to the hhd, though.

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Hi all,I had problem with my Lenovo y700-15ISKSpecification:Windows 10 Pro, 16GB Ram, i5-6300HQ, GF 960M + Intel HD Graphics 530I have installed latest drivers for both graphic cards and for WindowsThe problem is the screen, which at various times suddenly freezes, pop pixels. This takes about 15 seconds, laptop restarts and turns back. I think that in the course of the appearance of pixels, the sound is distortedSometimes this situation happens a few times a day, but also i have day without this issueIt happens radomly, when i'm browse the internet, when playing or once it happens when nothing on it was made, was just turned on...The computer was checked several times by OCCT and during the test the program is not shut downAlso i have ckecked that laptop, it's not overheating.Anybody have similar problem? Any solutions?

























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Hi everyone, I am writting to ask you about embedded SSD that is plugged in mentioned in topic notebook. I see this laptop on many websites with 240GB SSD in but I can not find any information about this disk. I understand that many companies put disks in by their own but then they write what type it is (for example samsung evo etc.). This 240 GB SSD looks like Lenovo service.  If anyone has some information about it please answer. Thank you for ur support, Peter

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I have a LENOVO Ideapad Y700-15ISK.I have successfully upgraded my SSD to a Samsung-SSD-SM951-512GB-MZHPV512HDGL. I am tempted to upgrade also my HDD to a Seagate ST4000LM016: http://www.seagate.com/www-content/datasheets/pdfs/laptop-hdd-4tbDS1887-2-1602UK-en_GB.pdf ...which is a 2.5-inch 4TB disk.Problem is that it is 15mm thick and I fear that it might not fit in the space dedicated to the HDD. Has anyone tested this? Do you know if it works?

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Hi all,  I'm sorry if I am beating a dead horse with this post. Today I purchased an Intel SSDPEKKW512G7X1 M.2-2280 512 GB SSD and installed it. For the past few hours I have been having trouble getting the BIOS to recognize it as a bootable drive so I can install Windows 10 onto it. Does anyone have any suggestions. Have turned off secure boot and turned on legacy support. Did check to see if it is DOA and it isnt. Thanks!

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Hi,I've got problem with screen in my lenovo Y700 laptop:1. screen is not bright enough (brightness set to maximum by Fn+->) in comparison with connected lcd monitor to the laptop2. white colors are not actually white, but they seem a little yellowish (huge difference in comparison with connected lcd monitor to the laptop)For now I don't have possiblity of taking photo, but I'll attach it soon.I tried dowgrading(to 10.18.15.4271)/updating intel hd drivers, updating nvidia drivers, turning off intel hd graphics, updating bios with no effect.When I turn off intel from device manager I cannot open nvidia control panel (message appears that it coudn't find any connected monitor)

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Hey guys!! So yeah, I have a Lenovo Ideapad Y700 15ISK laptop. It's a really cool laptop! And it's a monster in gaming! Also, it's new. I had it with me for about 2 months now. I have no negative comments about this laptop. This laptop was my dream laptop. I always take care of it and made sure it is in top condition.  But you see, One day, like 3-4 days ago (sunday), when I got home I turned on my laptop to update my excel table for my expenses, it was bout 90%. After that, I took a nap leaving my laptop still turned on. When I woke up, I saw it was 10% percent. Of course, like any normal person would do, I plugged in the charger. To my suprise, It suddenly turned off by itself right after I plugged in the charger to the wall socket. Thinking that It just got lowbat, it was all right for me. Or so I thought. After that, I noticed that there were no lights that indicate that it is charging in my laptop. Please help!!! It's been 3 or 4 days now and I still can't use it!!! It won't charge, it won't turn on because of the lowbat and I can't fix it.Any ideas?? (i have a background on Electronics Engineering if it matters) i did some analysis. 1. I'm pretty sure that the battery is okay, but of course it's lowbat cause it shutdown at 10%. 2. My charger is perfectly fine. (I tried it on another y700 at a store, also, my laptop does not charge with another y700 charger) 3. I do believe that it is in the hardware because, like I said, the light indicator shou... Read more

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Laptop details:LENOVO Y700 Touch-15ISK Laptop (ideapad) 80NW000PUSOS: Windows 10 PRO 64 bitCurrent BIOS version: CDCN34WW Hi there (to Lenovo Support or anyone involved)I've encountered a problem with updating BIOS version CDCN35WW ?dated from 13?.?05?.?2016.My laptop is Y700 Touch-15ISK Laptop (ideapad) - Machine Type 80NW000PUSI followed instructions of installer, it did turned off my system 5 times as mentioned, and at the final, installer said that update was successful, but in real, there was an error flashing BIOS after a second reboot. Flashing bios rom just appeared on the screen mentioned flashing BIOS, but the system rebooted at once without waiting, so after this shutdown, laptop turned on and showed BIOS Error Message ("Invalid firmware image". Press any key to undo changes). After this it reboots system two more times , says that BIOS and AC succssfully updated, but when I check my BIOS, it has the same old version CDCN34WW. Before updating BIOS:1) I loaded optimezed BIOS defaults  - BIOS Update Failed with the same error "Invalid firmware image".2) Optimized defaults + I also tried to unplug all external devices, except AC cable -  BIOS Update Failed with the same error "Invalid firmware image".3) Optimized defaults + No external hardware (only AC) + downloaded BIOS update from Official Lenovo website to another PC and started from mine - BIOS Update Failed with the same error "Invalid fi... Read more

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Good morning. Before I purchase anything, I would like someone more knowledgeable to confirm that all of the items below are compatible with one another.* Laptop: Lenovo Y700 Touch-15ISKModel: 80NW000PUSRetailer: Best BuyBest Buy Link: http://goo.gl/V8HnQs* RAM (two choices): (1) DIMM, M471A5143DB0-CPB D/25nm/4Gbx8(2) DIMM, M471A1G43DB0-CPB D/25nm/4Gbx8- (2) confuses me because on Amazon it says 8Gb/512Mx64. Is it a single high-capacity stick? If so, should I buy that one or two low-capacity ones? Notably, the Lenovo Hardware Maintenance Manual states that it should read 4Gbx8, not 8Gb.* SSD: Samsung MZVLV512HCJH, 512GB, M.2 (PCIe)Amazon Link: https://goo.gl/Uak1e8Lastly, I don't want to purchase and install a new OS; instead, I'd like to transfer the pre-installed HDD one onto the M.2. Could you please suggest ways to do this?PS: If you feel as if a better laptop exists within the same price range, please let me know.

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Specs:Lenovo Y700 15ISK with Intel Core i5-6300HQ/8GB/1.0TB/NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960MNVMe SSD:  *MZVPV128HDGM-00000, http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=9SIA12K3FG3514BIOS settings all default, just Secure boot and UEFI is on. Tried lots of BIOS settings but none on them help with issues.WINDOS 10 PRO 64-bit. Laptop works like a charm with only one HDD. but when I configure and install windows on SM951 NVME 128gb m.2 ssd (SATA cable unplugged for HDD) laptop  with installed identical updates as on HDD it  can't restart/sthudown/ sleep on NVME ssd.. Anyone had any similar issues with M.2 SSD install ? I use GPT on both drives (Clean it with DISKPART) and also GPT to UEFI install on Rufus 2.7. The only strange thing to me that alone laptop with HDD performs as it should with identical drivers installed, but when I plug M.2 SSD it get read speeds of ~1660MB/s but i'ts annoying as hell when I can't restart/shutdown/sleep.. I have option to use only HDD, but then i sooo slow, even my old acer from 2012 with SSD works faster than Y700 with HDD... This solution didin't helped aswell as power option settings etc... "Thank you for your help. I have fixed the issue by reseting defaults in the bios menu. and reininstalling energy manager and lenovo utility. I learned this from another forum .quote:Turn off the pc and use the Novo key (item 5 page 6) to launch novo menu and choose BIOS set up.The Exit tab in ... Read more

A:Lenovo y700 15ISK sleep issues with SM951 M.2 NVMe...

You might want to wait till BIOS v30 before you call it fixed.

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So i upgraded to an ssd today and did a clean install of windows 10 with the intent of downloading drivers from the site. But i cannot get the utility software to work, it had some nice functions that i really liked. I have tried installing it and reinstalling it and double checked if it's the right one. I tried running the .exe from the directory and task manager says it's running but there is no task tray icon or any way of interacting with it? Please help

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Dear Lenovo, Please please get rid of the HIDEOUS Lenovo Pinata Color Explosion you guys have added to the bios with update cdcn53ww.Its GROSS, looks like vomit and an explosion of color. Hideous! Why would anyone want to see that HORRIBLE colored background behind the Lenovo logo? please get a new design director, or tell what ever programmer came up with this to stick to programming!! How can I edit this back to the standard white type on black. This has to be the most disgusting logo I have seen since the 80's!!!

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I was just minding my own business and playing some games and then i got a message from "Intel Rapid Storage Technology" telling me that a SATA drive disconnected and i couldnt see my Drive, then i restarted my PC and it appeared again but after a few minutes it disconnected again what should i do?I have 2 drives C: and D:, but i cant find D: it disappeared? Most of my items are in the Drive!

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I was just minding my own business and playing some games and then i got a message from "Intel Rapid Storage Technology" telling me that a SATA drive disconnected and i couldnt see my Drive, then i restarted my PC and it appeared again but after a few minutes it disconnected again what should i do?I have 2 drives C: and D:, but i cant find D: it disappeared? Most of my items are in the Drive!

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Bought it on December 31, 2015 IIRC. Dropped it, doesn't turn on at all, no power, it's dead, completely and utterly dead.

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HelloI bought a Y700 about two weeks ago. Laptop was dedicated to work and it work great.  Yesterday I installed  driver ubCorePro for my firewire device. The installer after instalation required a reboot my Win 10. After that I didn't see anything on my screen. It's completely black like you'll unplug the power cable from monitor. It's second similar situation. About week ago I bought a USB 3.0 - VGA device (I must work on multi screen) but then I could see a Lenovo logo on start, it was possible to acces the BIOS and run a safe mode, uninstall driver and  install the newest version of it. Now I can't see anything. I try novo key to reset, every combinations of F8, shift+F8 etc. I try to discharge battery, but still nothing. Please help me, my boss will kill me, I have to work ! Regards

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I read a few posts on here and it seems there was no answer.1 . No description for this installation.2 . After installation, the build number is not changed. How to install : (ACPI) Driver for Windows 10Open : Device Manager/System DevicesUninstall : Lenovo ACPI-Compliant Virtual Power ControllerInstall the current version of the driver.




Y700-15ISK Touch/BIOS: CDCN35WWi7-6700HQ/GTX 960M/(RAM) 16,0 /LITEON CV1-8B512

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HelloI bought a Y700 about two weeks ago. Laptop was dedicated to work and it work great.  Yesterday I installed  driver ubCorePro for my firewire device. The installer after instalation required a reboot my Win 10. After that I didn't see anything on my screen. It's completely black like you'll unplug the power cable from monitor. It's second similar situation. About week ago I bought a USB 3.0 - VGA device (I must work on multi screen) but then I could see a Lenovo logo on start, it was possible to acces the BIOS and run a safe mode, uninstall driver and  install the newest version of it. Now I can't see anything. I try novo key to reset, every combinations of F8, shift+F8 etc. I try to discharge battery, but still nothing. Please help me, my boss will kill me, I have to work ! Regards

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how to install windows 7 on this.  Here's what i've done: I've used both the Windows 7 DVD and i created a bootable USB wiith it (UEFI Boot).  They work. I disabled the  security in the bios, so i could work with UEFI, but when i boot the machine with either, the windows 7 loading screen happens, then it freezes on the Starting Windows animated logo.  I can get no further. When i set the bios to boot in legacy mode it gets past that part, but then asks me for a driver.   I've downloaded all of the windows 7 64 bit drivers on the Y700-15ISK driver page, but none of them seem to be the driver that windows is looking for. Right now i'm a little at the end of my rope on this.  Any help would be appreciated.

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Hi,
I bought new Lenovo Yoga 500-15ISK (Model 80R6) with SSD 256GB harddrive and Windows 10 Home, but I need it to join our company domain, so I need install Windows 7 Pro 64-bit.
But when I connect USB DVD-ROM with Windows 7 DVD and start instalation, no hard drive Windows installation found. When I look to command diskpart, there is disk ok. I cleaned and formated with diskpart, but still not show in instalation for continue.
I think it is problem with drive of disk controller, but I cant find some .inf files only exe files.
Can somebody help?

PS: I searched on google and lenovo website, but failed. I tried setup BIOS - legacy or uefi.
Thank you.

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Hi! As one of those who had thought to upgrade my Lenovo y700 I've bought only 256gb SSD version. I've found a lot helpful information on this forum about installing HDD, all those connectors etc. But the open question for me is: HDD should be slim (7mm) or 9mm gonna work too? I have 9mm right now and if it's good I don't need to buy a new one. And is there chance to install another SDD as well? Should it be 7mm as well? And if so do I need to buy something different from those: Cable: 5C10K25544,   Tray:    5B40K25518 for the SSD? Thank you

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Hello,  I need to power my Y700 15ISK using DC Power.  I cannot find a Lenovo DC power supply so now I am looking for an DC AC inverter.  The AC power supply says 20V 6.75A. Has anyone used a 12V inverter with the Y700?  How do select one that will provide enough power?  Thanks

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So i just got my lenovo y700 and the SSD i  bought with it (256GB Samsung PM951) but for some reason, the bios don't see it and i can't install any OS onto it. Any help? maybe i need to update my bios or something?

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Has anybody tried 16GB x 2 in Y700-15ISK ?If yes, which make and model?  My pc came with 8gb x2   DDR4 2133 dimms.  










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A:32 GB Ram on Ideapad Y700-15ISK ?

Hi basitj  , 
 
 
Greetings . 
 
I was also waiting for other members to try going beyond 16 GB on this model.  
So far,  was not able to get a verified working upgrade on this model most likely since it was just released in the market and that it is using DDR4 already.  
 
Seen models that worked from beyond recommended RAM from OEM since memory controller of processor usually exceed whole system max ram. This is due to systemboard limitation and firmware identification set by OEM. 
 
If you can have your company IT group test it or have computer shop to try going beyong 16 GBDDR4 then it's the only time we can decide . 
 
Update us if possible , it would be a good reference for our community. 
 
 
Regards

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Just ran a calibration of the display using Calman RGB last night and have to say that I am a little disappointed.  The grayscale calibration worked well and I ended up with under .5% error but the color was way off out of the box and for some reason the Calman software could not make any significant improvement to the primary and seconday colors.  Initial color error was almost 9%... a very noticable flaw in color reproduction.  Calman did manage to improve other color points to get the overall color error to about 3% but, if just measuring the primaries and secondaries, the error appears to be in the 7% to 8% range. Curious if anyone else has tried calibrating their Y700 and managed to achieve better results ? Also curious what others think about the mod to remove the anti-glare film ?  I don't like it.  It actually creates a haze under direct sunlight.  And I wonder if the anti-glare film is messing with the color.

A:Y700 (15ISK) Display

The antiglare really does impact clarity. I'm not sure if colors are affected by it, but reason seams to think yes to some extent.

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Evening. I have purchased the Lenovo Y700-15ISK and having installed CS GO I am experiencing FPS spikes every 5-10 minutes of gameplay. At first I believed it was down to the GPU temperature reaching the throttle limit of 67 degrees but after further tests I have played for 1 hour+ and the temperature has not gone above 60 degrees. These spikes happen as soon as I enter the game even if the laptop has only just been turned on so I don't believe it is temperature related. I have the max processor state at 99% to eliminate turbo and it does not make any difference if I have the graphics settings on high or low. Any ideas or help would be appreciated as I seem to have hit a brick wall. Thanks in advance. Chris Keegan.

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Hi.  I have a 1TB TB disk, but want to add an m.2 disk as a system disk.  After a few hours of googling I realise that I need qualified help.  What kind of SATA m.2 SSD will fit?     

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I am having a temperature issue I think.Could you guys please share your CPU temperatures with me under heavy load by Prime95?Prime95 Download page(I used Small FFTs (maximum heat) test in Prime95 and Core temperature in HWinfo64 for measuring)My results are:93-95 after 3 minutes (i5-6300HQ)What are yours? Thanks!

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I upgrade the to a SSD m.2 hyperx predator 240 at first not recognize the disk but after delete patition and restart it show up. I use the Acronis True Image, first I create a bootle USB and clone from the USB, then I remove the 1TB and boot from the SSD. I'm ended with a SSD with 6 partitions. why do systmen need so many partitions? can I erase the 1TB HHD?  Adrian

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Hello, My Y700 15isk having 3.3 bios startup time is it bad??
 
and also i noticed the lag when using windows hello to login page. Any solutions to this?
Freshly installed windows 10 from the onekey
 
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A:Y700-15ISK - Slow Performance, Need help

Was that Win 10 via onekey. Regardless, check and apply the latest driver and utilities from downloads.Windows 10 will optimize fast boot startup after several shutdown and restart cycles. No doubt there are also outstanding Windows Updates as well which will take a long time to install and catch up to the current releases.
 
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Not sure what is going on exactly. Once I was able to actually see what the "error" was on the blue page, the other times it was gone so freaking fast. "igdkmd64.sys" Recently I've also noticed that when I hover over links in either Chrome or Opera it starts to jitter the screen a bit, but firefox doesn't. Not sure if they are related or what. I downloaded the driver through windows (device manager and etc) and through intel and either did anything it seems. My GeForce drivers seem to be up to date as well. Hopefully someone has a though or etc.

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Hey everybody,
 
I hope somebody can help me here because i am really frustrated right now.
I bought my self a lenovo y700 151sk and untill now it gives me nothing but trouble.
I even found out today that the serialnumber on the laptop does not even match the one on the receipt en box. (was a showmodel so that the box was open when i bought it was not strange)
it is a long story, but i wil put here what i emailed to Lefdal (the store where a bought it) yesterday and there answer.
 
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I just can not handle that yet again i have my brand new laptop gone for four weeks. i did not pay that much money to have it in a technical workshop.
The hardware scan gives me two codes and i can not find what the codes are standing for, maybe somebody can help me?
these are the codes.
- WVC003002-UL7B2H
- WVC00R002-UL7B2H
 
Thank you such much for reading my very long message!!
 
Lou
 
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So, one recently my Lenovo Solution Center is giving me this error telling me something isn't working. Here's the error code: Result Code: WVC003002-UL7VON. Is this affecting my gaming? Because I haven't been able to run newer games all too well. And this computer has a 970m. That's somewhat new. Secondly, the computer has been running really slow recently, and not being very responsive. It'll freeze from time to time, or it won't work. Like I tried to open my windows search on windows 10, but it just wouldn't let me. Same with the Lenovo Center. I had to completely shut it down, and relaunch it for it to open it up. Thirdly, a question. How do I turn off the little pop-up thing when I turn on caps lock or num lock. I don't need a notification to tell me I pressed it, I know I pressed it. Thanks. And sorry for so much in one thread. This laptop is somewhat bother-some.

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Hi ! i have lenovo y700 15 ISK ,  but my screen color is not confortable with my eyes ! tried to calibration no results !  how  i can fix it ?  thaanks : )) OS : win8 resolution : 1920*1080  

A:Y700-15ISK laptop Screen!

If you want to just change the screen colors when you are in Windows, you need to right click somewhere blank on the screen, and select personalize.     From there you can choose a Background wallpaper, windows colors, font sizes and much more. http://www.howtogeek.com/225893/how-to-personalize-windows-10s-appearance/  Good Luck,

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Hello,I have a Y700 Touch-15ISK the Disk is frequently running at 100%, this causes the computer to freeze. I have tried instaling a fresh version of Win 10 x64 and the various "solutions" that search results have to offer. So far nothing, I have been at this for a few weeks, nothing seems to work.

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Hi !  i have Y700-15ISK laptop  it is great but my screen bright white "more brightness" ( white ) ... so tired for my eyes  after 20 min ? rayons ? glare ?  bug ? problem from drivers ISSUE   or  the screen ? My Driver : Intel HD 530  : 10.18.15.4271My OS : windows 8.1 My Resolution : 1920*1080 any idea ? thaaanks :  ))

A:Y700 15ISK Screen brightness !

Can you be a little clearer with your issue. From what I can gather, you're having problems with the brightness of your screen f right? Most issues like yours can be fixed/managed in settings menu. Go to display and find the brightness that suits you. Hope this helps. This is the best I could come up with based on how you asked your question.

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Hey fellas, I bought a y700 15ISK with no OS, so I had to install win 7. After successfully booting win 7 with USB stick, now on desktop, non of the usb ports seem to work and I cannot install drivers. (this model does not have DVDwr and I have already tried to plug in the ethernet cable yet it did not connect to network either. I would appreciate If any of you ppl had a similar hassle and somehow figured it out. Peace

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I am experiencing a display error every time that I boot up my new laptop from sleep or being off.  It looks like there are boxes all over the screen (attached).  Oddly, it goes away after a few seconds of use. I updated my video driver, but the issue persists.  I am not extraordinarily tech savvy, but please let me know if there's anything else that I can try before taking it in to a service center. Thanks!

























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I have a Y700-15ISK.  I like the computer however, it freezes frequently and I have to do a hard shutdown.  I am using Windows 10, I've done all the diagnostics I can find with no luck.  The computer usually freezes when I am using Microsoft edge with the Adobe Flash and haven't been find anything on this either.  Any help would be much appreciated!!
 
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Hello guys, i have a problem with my computer (Y700-15ISK Laptop - ideapad). After normal use, the computer does not turn off: when I go to shut down the system it disconnects the account.Last time when I encountered this problem I restarted on the system (several minutes) and after it is turned off normally.What can I check to solve this problem?Thanks guys.
 
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Hi, Im trying to hidden the ELAN Icon on the right corner for my Y700-ISK15.
i already turn it off inside the windows setting and also selected "Do Not Display Icon"
but its went back on everytime i turn on my computer.
Thanks
 
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Hello guys, i have a problem with my computer (Y700 15ISK Laptop - ideapad). After normal use, the computer does not turn off: when I go to shut down the system it disconnects the account.Last time when I encountered this problem I restarted on the system (several minutes) and after it is turned off normally.What can I check to solve this problem? Sometimes I do not feel the sound if detachment and attack the headphones.Thanks guys. Mod's Edit: System model added to the front of Subject line to improve visibility / clarity. 

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Hi There !Subwoffer doesn't work on Y700-15ISK Laptop (ideapad) - Machine Type 80NV windows 10 pro. just bought it  I've instaled audio drivers from lenovo.com and it still doesn't work. I've checked it carefuly by putting my ears to it )Could you help me please ? Thanks!

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Hello guys. I've had my Y700 15ISK 80NV for abouth a month now. Out of the box, the colors look very much washed out. I've tried a manual calibraton of the screen with Intel HD Graphics color setup but I just can't find the right spot. Some advice on this?

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Hi is the Samsung 950 PRO compatible with my notebook?

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Hi guys! I have a problem with my Lenovo ideapad Y700-15ISK (maybe due to a virus or an unfinished updating).
Laptop is is new, it has just few weeks, so it is still under warranty; it has Windows 10 as opereting system.
I would reset it and reinstall windows 10, but I'm afraid to stultify the warranty doing that.
Does anyone know something about it? the laptop will be under warranty even I reset and reinstall Windows 10?
 
Thanks for the help
 
Giulia
 
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A:Y700-15ISK - If I reset and reinstall the operatin...

Hi Giulia1591 , 
 
Welcome to the Community Forums.
 
Resetting the operating system will not invalidate your warranty. 
In doing such , your Lenovo machine actually have a feature that make it easier for the user to perform it using the One Key Recovery feature that would delete and reimage your system the way it was from out of the box. 
 
Just turn off the laptop and press the Novo button (item1,page 72) to turn back on.
Novo menu , system recovery would offer One Key Recovery from initial backup that would automatically reset the laptop. Other recovery options for windows 10 are available too.
 
Do take note on how you reset windows 10.
If you are to perform a clean installation (reinstalling via a downloaded image), this would delete the OKR feature and treated as a retail version specially if you install a different version other than what came with the laptop.
 
Hope this help answer your query.
 
Regards

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Hello, 20 years i brought IBM thinkpad ... because they were and some are still rock solid.To get a nice laptop for few basic stuff, i brought the Ideapad Y700 ( ISK ) and ... i read the forum about all these people getting the same Hardware Failure on Power / Wakeup from Sleep mode!I think my system was up to date ... now i have a solib brick ... when i power it i have only light of keyboard blinking one time, no beep , no alarm , no screen and no fan noise ... either nothing on screen.My first words are for technical manager and representative of Lenovo ... this is far to be , and i count my words ... professional to keeep to sell this kind of device if you know that your Hardware line have a problem.So now i wait official reply about this question : What is your promise about if you swap this hardware or fix it ... it will never happend anymore after the end of warranty ... Do you mean i paid a laptop to be used in better case maximum of 2 years .. ?Let's see if an official reply will be printed.All will be taken in action, why ? Simply because after all the threads i read here about this same problem, and the "reply on the fly" ... either are not fixing anything ... is the proof that you are currently try to hide the mass hardware failure on this product.I try of course all the "try to yourself" solution posted , power button, FN+... , use HDMI on external LCD.You get my words ... you lost a client and not only one ! Because now you are not anymore my Nr 1 manufactur... Read more

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I wanted to buy the Y700 Touch-15ISK 80NW000YUS listed here http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16834331598&cm_re=lenovo_y700-_-34-331-598-_-Pro... and I wanted to know if the screen was matte or the glossy version covered with the anti-glare coating seen in other y700. I thought they were mostly glossy but I saw this video on youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fOmVjyZazGo which seemed to show a newer model with a matte screen. And there aren't any websites that show you the type of finish.

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Hello all, I recently bought a Lenovo Y700-15ISK and as I downloaded the drivers, I stumbled upon the BIOS update. There are 2 bios updates one marked as CDCN35WW and another marked as CDCN52WW having the same release date. My laptop currently has a BIOS version of CDCN27WW, 12/11/2015.So my question is which of these 2 BIOS updates do I download and apply? Do I first apply CDCN35WW and then CDCN52WW or do I apply only CDCN52WW (maybe it contains CDCN35WW)?Also what steps do I need to follow to properly flash the BIOS with minimum risk? My current BIOS settings are UEFI with an SSD as the boot disk with all the other settings not touched. Thanks,Penthon

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Hello, I noticed that while my Ideapad Y700-15IS  is turned off, my mouse is still powered (it is a laser one, the laser is still up).It is an old Microsoft mouse, a Basic Optical Mouse v2.1.It is possible over connected stuff too, but no way to notice (headset, ...). I tried it on the 17" equivalent model of a friend, the mouse wasn't powered... Any idea what could be wrong?

A:Ideapad Y700-15ISK - Mouse is still powered when t...

Hello and welcome,
 
It may be that nothing is wrong.  You laptop may have an "always-on" USB port that can be used for charging external devices.
 
You might try using another port, or checking BIOS to see if there's an option to turn off that feature.
 
I'm having trouble finding documentation that addresses this, so the above is just a guess.
 
Z.

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Hello !I'd like to buy this Y700 : 80NV00HNFR and I was wandering which SSD it could takeI've read many posts but i'm not sure about this particular model.I know the Samsung 850 evo m2 works but I'd like to get the SM951 AHCI which I'm not sure if it works or not.Thanks !

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Just bought Y700-15ISK and need to upgrade the M.2 SSD. Before I buy one, can somebody confirm if one of these work? Exact model or purchase link will be appreciated  I live in a country where nobody's selling them so I'll have to get it shipped from another country and returning if it doesn't work could be an issue.  Thanks

A:M.2 SSD Upgrade options for Ideapad Y700-15ISK

Hi basitj , 
 
Welcome to the Community Forums. 
 
It would help having the machine number . 
You may check it on the back sticker or check here .
Just keep the Serial number confidential. 
 
Update us.
 
 
Regards

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Hi guys,As you read already in the subject, I posess a Lenovo Y700-15ISK (i7-6700 Skylake, 16GB RAM, NVIDIA 960M 4GB DDR5, 512GB SSD) and I need at work two external monitors. One is bind directly via HDMI cable but for the second one I needed the Microsoft Wireless Display Adapter to make it work because, as you already know, the new generation from Lenovo comes only with one HDMI port and that's all. Now, the problem is that the adapter is not working. I tried with different laptops with older specs and it worked just fine. Then, I took another lenovo y700-14ISK which didn't have the NVIDIA graphic board and also no SSD, but the same processor. Guess what?! Didn't work. Then, I thought that the new Intel Processor with the new HD Graphics 530 is the problem because I tried also with a brand new MSI with the same processor, and it didn't work. I was kinda happy thinking that at least I know where the problem is, until a friend of mine bought an ASUS ROG which has the same processor, and it worked without any problem to bind with the Microsoft Wireless Display Adapter. Now, as you can see, I'm trying to figure it out, where exactly is the problem. FYI I tried, before writing here, everything I could find on the internet regarding this kind of problems and nothing worked for me. I had a Win 8.1 Pro installed, I upgraded to Win10 Pro, I reinstalled Win10 Pro nothing worked. I tried to update all the possible drivers for the graphics card. Really, I cannot un... Read more

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I have the Y700 touch 15 isk with a single wd 1tb hardrive.I have read all of the ssd threads on here , still a little confused about the connectivity..Is the m.2 port a sata 3 , sata6 or a PCIe?.If it's a PCIe can I used a PCIe x4 ssd?  Thanks ahead of time.

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i have just bought a new y700-15ISK and trying to play DOOM.According to youtube videos I've seen, this should be absolutely no problem. I installed the latest intel and nvidia drivers from the lenovo website, I upgraded the bios to the latest version, and configured the graphics to use the nvidia gpu. Yet even at the lowest quality settings possible, I get only 8 fps in the start screen. once the game starts, it drops to 2 fps. The in-game diagnostics say that it uses the nvidia card, but that is impossible. It seems as if behind the scenes, the intel takes over again. I searched on the internet and found severa; people with similar issues, but no solutions. Does anyone here have a suggestion on how to proceed, other than returning the laptop and buying a different brand? 

A:Y700-15ISK 3D (doom) dreadfully slow

I feel silly now for posting, but I figured it out right after posting this. I figured I should post the solution just in case others having the same problem find this: After installing all drivers, I discovered that having and using the latest nvidia driver is no good if you don't have the latest nvidia 'game ready' drivers, and these are not updated automatically. So I opened the gameready app via the system tray, updated the gameready driver, and re-scanned for compatible games. It found doom, suggested the change of some settings, and allowed me to launch doom, running at excellent frame rates. I still don't understand why this would be a problem. Last I knew, games supported 3d drivers. 3d drivers didn't support individual games. As long as the graphics drivers were up to date, the game should be able to use them. But then again my last 3d gaming experience was Quake3Arena on a Core2Duo With a Geforce 7950 :-)

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I recently bought a Y700-15ISK laptop with a samsung PM871 128Gb m.2 ssd disk.
Will a samsung SM951 NVMe 256 Gb ssd hard disk work on this laptop?
 
I have also read that the hard disk led (HDD activity led) will not work when a PCIe M.2 ssd disk is used (but it works with any M.2 sata ssd disk). Is there any way to fix that?
 
Thank you!
 
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A:Y700-15ISK - PCIe NVMeHard disk

Hi, is there any solution to this issue?

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As usual I put my PC on sleep at night (it was charging). Woke up, opened the lid and there's nod isplay. Screen is dead black, no display.  Long press power button, reboot, the keyboard backlight is up, PC is clearly booting with boot sounds but no display. Pressed Fn + F3 to see if it works, no luck Then connected an external monitor, no luck, restarted and well, the display shows up on the external monitor.  At this point, Windows sees only 1 monitor installed, that is on the HDMI, nothing internal.  Both duplicate screen and external only work on the external monitor.  Restarted several times, shut down and start, no luck. PC is working fine on external monitor but no display on laptop LCD.  I know there are other threads but they get no display on external only, hence starting this thread.  Any pointers will help. 

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Hello I just buy the y700 15ISK with the 16GB Ram and the 1TB HHD with 8 SSD and i want to upgrade i buy at the same tim the HyperX predator 240GBhttp://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820104542&cm_re=hyperx_m.2-_-20-104-542-_-Prod... but it not recognize, the Disk Management did reconognize but it not show up in windows was reading the only drive its going to recognize its the samsung but im not sure wich one buyhttp://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=9SIA12K3UA7510http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=9SIA12K3G96790http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=9SIA24G3WK9980 and if i buy either of those drivers its going to work properly?i'll boot from the m.2 SSD? please help meAdrian

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While playing GPU intensive games I had the feeling that the laptop does not reach its full capabilities.Even while using the recommended GPU settings by NVIDIA for the respective game, the games felt a bit sluggish.So I ran some benchmarks using the program Furmark. It looks like the laptop is programmed to throttle the GPU once the temperature reaches 65-67 C.Can this be possible? This kinda sucks. I didn't pay for high end hardware just to have it throttled by my system's BIOS or whatever causes this.Moreover the fans don't always seem to run at full capacity before the temperature throttling kicks in.It also does not seem possible to control or monitor the fan speed by a third party program like MSI Afterburner. If this is supposed to be a laptop for gamers it kind of missed the mark here.

A:Ideapad Y700 15ISK - GPU throttling by temperature...

Make sure you don't have any power saving features turned on, I know Lenovo has a bunch of Power Management software installed by default. Are you using "Power Saver" power plan in Windows by any chance? I can max out the overclock in Afterburner and game for hours on end at 1337 MHz core, so I'm not having any throttling issues. However I did do a clean install of Windows so I have no Lenovo software running on mine.

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This morning I noticed a new bios version (CDCN52WW) was available so I installed it. It seemed to install ok, with no errors, but then the laptop got stuck in a bootloop where the Lenovo logo (now on a new ugly colored background) comes up for 10 seconds or so, then reboots. I don't have a recovery partition anymore, so the Novo reset won't work. Is there a way to force it to boot from USB? I tried F12, but didn't work. Called support and they want me to ship the laptop for repair, but I would really like to avoid that if possible.

A:Bios CDCN52WW just bricked my y700-15isk

if you press many times F2 can you get into bios menu? The new logo means the bios flashed ok and its not bricked

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When I connect my headphone to the headphone jack theres a really annoying hissingsound even when the sound is loud. I have tried other headphones.Start your media player (Do not start the play!) ..just a new fader in Windows Mixer.Realtek Audio Driver 6.0.1.7786




Y700-15ISK Touch/BIOS: CDCN35WWi7-6700HQ/GTX 960M/(RAM) 16,0 /LITEON CV1-8B512

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Hi ! this is my new Lenovo Y700-15 which i recently bought, i have  problem with resolution screen  all browsers ( Firefox - Chrome  ... ) so small  but all my intel HD 530 and nvidia drivers updated tested on : win10-win7-win8 ! any idea ? thaaanks : ))

A:Y700-15ISK laptop Screen resolution !

Is your resolution 3840 x 2160?I'm guessing it may be.http://www.pcgamer.com/the-secret-problem-with-4k-display-scaling/

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Hello everybody. I bought brand new Lenovo Y700-15ISK without windows. (i7-6700HQ,8 GB ram, GTX960M) I did clean installation windows 10 and from beggining I have yellow triangle on GTX 960M (even when windows will download the drivers). I downloaded the latest drivers with a clean installation and nothing changed. I try everything and nothing help (new system,new drivers,drivers from lenovo website) Sometimes when i rebot my computer,drivers working fine,no yellow triangle and everything is okej. I checked on GTA V and graphics working very good,no lags. I'm using BIOS CDCN34WW maybe ist's somtjing with BIOS beacause I don't know what I can do elese.Thank's for help.....

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Hello, i wanted to buy a new monitor with 1080p 144hz or 120hz , but i can't find anywhare info about HDMI version. Does it support such update frequency? 

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Hi i was update BIOS ( version CDCN35WW ) on my Y700 , but now Laptop not working. After turn on shows logo,  fan will spin, HDD make noice and then restart . I cant enter to BIOS now . BIOS Successfully installed, after show restart message, and now have resrtarts Machine. NEED HELP !!! Thank you in advance for your reply I have 2 disk wariant 

A:y700-15ISK after BIOS update , PC have restart rou...

I try remove my M.2 Disk and now i can enter to BIOS but i have system on M.2  Is posible downgrade BIOS from USB Flash Disk?

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Hello,I have a problem with sound -  hearing echo, which is caused by internal subwoofer. Disabling all sound effects (Control Panel > Sound > Playback, Speakers, Properties > Enhancements) solves the problem, but I also get lower sound quality (subwoofer gets disabled, lower volume, etc). Is there any way to solve it? I am using Windows 7 64bit with latest driver from Lenovo website.Sound quality was perfect when I was using Windows 10, but I just dont like them so Im sticking with 7.

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