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Upgrading of Lenovo G580

Q: Upgrading of Lenovo G580

Hello, i´ve bought G580 2 years ago, but now is this type little low-end, so i need upgrade RAM and CPU for better, but i dont know which can i put in, my parameters from AIDA64:CPU: http://imgur.com/a/d5qiNCPUID:http://imgur.com/a/6cKA2MOTHERBOARD:http://imgur.com/a/L8dQLBIOS:http://imgur.com/a/WcaPQ North Bridge:CHIPSET1:http://imgur.com/a/eubRPCHIPSET2:http://imgur.com/a/aiEsk South Bridge: CHIPSET:http://imgur.com/a/CewhQ SPD:http://imgur.com/a/WT8fP If you need more i will send, just write me what.

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My g580 ran out of battery while using it, and now it gets stuck on the lenovo logo. I tried a different hard drive which changed nothing, I've tested both hard drives on a different computer and they both work. However when I boot the laptop with no harddrive it will get past the logo go to a screen saying something about an unplugged cable then reset and get stuck on a blank screen.   If I plug in my windows recovery usb drive( and no harddrive) the the machine will boot normally and go to the windows installation screen. So any ideas on why a working harddrive would stop the system from booting? Also I've tried the whole taking out the battery unplugging it holding down the power key and then plugging it back in thing, did nothing. 

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Can i put this "Ultrabay Graphics Card GT750M or GT755M" in my g580 lenovo?

A:Lenovo g580 question

Hi Shadowraze , 
 
Welcome to the Community Forums.
 
Ultrabay swappable drive bay in the ThinkPad range of laptop computers and some of IdeaPad Y Series laptops. Graphics cards would not be recognized by the BIOS unlike y410p/y510p . 
 
Regards
 
 

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HiI have Lenovo G580(59337073) with Celeron B820.is it possible to upgrade the CPU to Intel core i3(i5) 3rd generation(Ivy Bridge)? thx 

A:Lenovo G580 CPU upgrade

Hi
 
Welcome to the community.
 
Please find below the supported Processor of your system, you can use any one of them.
 
3rd generation Intel Core i5-3210M 2nd generation Intel Core i3-2370M Intel Celeron B820 (1.60GHz, 2MB) 
 
Regards,
Sameer



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Hello guys, i just bought a lenovo g580, and i am not happy with the fps I am getting. I want to play Counter Strike Global offensive.I want to ask what parts can i change on my laptop so i can get a bit better fps?So my parts are: i7 2620m witch is dual core with 4 threads on 2.7 ghz turbo boostIt also has 1x2gb ram and 1x4gb ram.Video is GForce 630m and 1 tb hard drive.CPU Socket is 988B rPGAI know I can upgrade ram and get an SSD . But can I change the processor and the video card? And also is it worth getting anymore than the 6 gb of RAM.Thank you. 

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I had G580 with Win10 updated from Win8. After disk replace to Samsung EVO 850 computer do not boot. Only LCD was turn on and it has silver color (background light only). When I put on it stock disk everythink run ok, but I can not access bios. Then I was remove BIOS battery to check if it will possible to access BIOS. From that moment is G580 black-screen, does not boot with stock HDD, do not install WIN10 from recovery DVD, restore button does not work, battery remove and turning on for resset does not working.. Nothig. Laptop turn ON but screen is black. Never happend this before with any laptop. I google and try almost every hint.

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Hello, I have an Lenovo G580 Celeron Dual core 1,8 Ghz, 2Gb DDR3, the pocessor is B830 I think.My question is what kind of processor should I upgrade from i3 series or i5 series?I have a list with a lot of models with socket G2 but I'm not sure if all are suitable.This is the list: http://www.cpu-upgrade.com/CPUs/Intel/Mobile_Celeron_Dual-Core/B830.html Can anybody help me? Thanks,

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I have a g580 with win 10 and ubuntu14. Problem started a day ago, i am unable to turn on the wifi in windows. The option is not even highlighted. Diagnostics told me that wireless connections are turned of so i tried FN +F5 but still no change . Drivers are uptodate. Everything is working fine on linux. Any solution.

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Can i put this "Ultrabay Graphics Card GT750M or GT755M" in my g580 lenovo?

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Hi
I have a Lenovo g580 with windows 7 home premium 64 bit, whenever it goes to sleep, in whatever way, I get a black screen telling me that windows did not shutdown successfully.
I have completed a system restore to factory settings and downloaded and installed all updates. I have also run all Lenovo diagnostics to no avail.
I have changed the settings in power options, the bios has no power option.
I would appreciate any help
Many thanks

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Hello I have problem with bios update i have Windows 10 Pro 64bit (Installed yesterday) and i cant update bios because TDK error 255, i try run program on W7 64bit, W8 64bit and W10 Pro 64bit, but program doesnt run properly, so do you have any tips ? I was trying to run in Diagnostic mode, Safe boot etc..., but nothing happens.Another solution is Flash bios, but i am not Proffesional in bios, so i am worrying about crash my laptop, if i do it wrong my laptop will doesnt run, so i if you have any good guide how to do it right please help me.Thank for comment. Picture of error: http://imgur.com/AMZcV85 Specs from CPU-Z:CPU: http://imgur.com/a/3O3unMainboard: http://imgur.com/a/0I4m8 

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Hi,
I would like to know if my laptop is compatible with Windows Vista SP1 x64.I tried to install it,but when i rebooted the first time,it gave me a blue screen.I can't even boot into Safe Mode,or Last Known Good Configuration.I know Vista SP1 is compatible with UEFI,right?

A:Lenovo G580 20150 compatibility

Do not worry about compatibility. You must meet the minimum requirements.
What is windows vista?
Scroll a bit down the page
Then click on Vista Premium
https://www.thomas-krenn.com/en/wiki...s_in_UEFI-mode

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Hello every one today i was working normaly with my laptop g580 and the laptop turned off like when you unpluging the charger. I try to turn it with the charger/battery/both without any luck. No sign or light work . I make some solution like hard resset, pressing the button for 30s .... without any luck. Any sugesstion to fixing it even opening the laptop?

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I purchased a new lenovo G580 laptop last month(i5 -3210m and Windows 7 x64 home premium) and have had around 6-8 crashes.Havent installed any new software except Skype. The crashes initially mentioned only 'damageguardx64.sys' of Lenovo. However I am unable to find any fix for it. Can you pls help.

A:New Lenovo G580 BSOD error

Welcome aboard.

► First of all, uninstall McAfee. That's bad.

Code:
fffff880`09dbd268 fffff880`0106c97cUnable to load image \SystemRoot\system32\drivers\mfehidk.sys, Win32 error 0n2
*** WARNING: Unable to verify timestamp for mfehidk.sys
*** ERROR: Module load completed but symbols could not be loaded for mfehidk.sys
mfehidk+0x6c97c
It is McAfee Host Intrusion Detection Link Driver. Use Microsoft Security Essentials - Free Antivirus for Windows.

► A lot of Lenovo Bloatware are there, causing problems.
Damage Guard: Causing some damages here

Code:
BugCheck 19, {22, 0, 0, 0}

Unable to load image \SystemRoot\system32\DRIVERS\DamageGuardX64.sys, Win32 error 0n2
*** WARNING: Unable to verify timestamp for DamageGuardX64.sys
*** ERROR: Module load completed but symbols could not be loaded for DamageGuardX64.sys
Probably caused by : DamageGuardX64.sys ( DamageGuardX64+32b4a )

Followup: MachineOwner
Lenovo EE Boot Optimizer driver now:

Code:
fffff880`09dbd888 fffff880`0183d30fUnable to load image \SystemRoot\system32\drivers\fbfmon.sys, Win32 error 0n2
*** WARNING: Unable to verify timestamp for fbfmon.sys
*** ERROR: Module load completed but symbols could not be loaded for fbfmon.sys
fbfmon+0x330f
Get rid of all those things. Follow the guide: http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/219576-clean-up-factory-bloatware.html

► Free up the startup.
Click on the Start button
Type “msconfig (without quotes), click the resulting link. I... Read more

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Hi.I have a G580 laptop, and its gets my gray hair :-) The keyboard is working very strange, the number keys dont work 1-2-3-4-5-6-7-8-9-0, the numlock is not working eighter, i have to enable capslock the write smalle letters, i cant log into windows because my password is with numbers, i have tried to clean my laptop twice, every time it come up with a windows default account wich i don know the password for, i cant boot up in safe mode because i dont have the right paasword. As you can see i am pretty stocked her.. Please Help....

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I own a lenovo g580 20157 model laptop. I am facing issues like its heating up a lot while playing games.i started facing all this problems after i updated the bios to 62cn40ww. Now i face fps drops. the games i used to play on my laptop with old bios, now started lagging. I also can't find the old bios file on support page. kindly advice.

A:Lenovo G580 20157 Performance.

Hi Puneet,
 
Welcome to Lenovo Forums.
 
We are really sorry to hear about the issue you are facing.
 
Firstly, Check BIOS? Sometimes a BIOS has fan speed controls.
 
This is normal as the game is running and full GPU is utilized, if the temp increases more than normal.  I suggest you to use the Laptop by placing it on a flat surface for good ventilation.
 
Please go through the below link to understand about Safe Temperature range for CPU?
 

Click Here
Click Here

 
You can refer the below thread for BIOS downgrade
 
Click here
 
Hope this helps.
 
Regards,
Shashi Kumar
 
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HelloI have a Lenovo G580 laptop with windows 7.I used it for about 2 years and 1 month ago my laptop diesthe laptop does not work and does not have any sign of electric. it does not work with the AC adaptor or with the battery, so the issue was in the motherboard, i bought a new motherboard and replaced the old one with the new (used), then the laptop back to  life againbut the problem is the laptop does not function with the battery, when I plugging the AC adaptor the charging lamp Lighting up and when I run the windows the battery indicator show (92% in charge) for hours and when i unplug the ac adaptor computer shuts down instantly.Please advise .Thank you !

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 ?  ?  ? My Lenovo G580 says "Lenovo" and didnt want to startup. I had try really many tutorials, i ude this pc for my school and i really need it to works please help me guys???? 

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Hello.

I have a Lenovo G580 with Windows 8. I have a weird problem with audio. If the default audio is set as internal speakers and I plug in my headphones the sound just keeps coming from the internal speakers. But if I set the headphones as default, I can switch between the speakers and headphones as I want and there is no problem if only I play music from my computer.

If I try to play something from my browser, however, the sound only comes from the internal speakers and connecting the headphones does nothing. Except (and this is where it gets weird) if I play something from my computer first using the headphones. Then I can play anything from the browser and hear it through the headphones as long as I don't plug them out. If I plug them out, the sound switches back to the internal speakers and trying to plug in the headphones again doesn't do anything. So I have to play something from my computer again with the headphones plugged in and then switch to my browser to again play everything through my headphones.

What's wrong with it? Any way to make it work as it should work?

A:Lenovo G580 audio problem

Hi lenny111, first question would be what make of audio chip and have you downloaded the latest 8.1 drivers?

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While charging my lenovo g580, for first couple of minutes it gets charged but after that it stars to toggle bw charging and not charging msg continuously.https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=MmYNPzxg0xoAbove link shows the problem

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Hi I've lost my antivirus on my laptop, any suggestions on what should I do?

A:lost protection on my G580 Lenovo

What do you mean by "lost" exactly? Did your license expire?

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The error: Intel UNDI, PXE-2.1 (build 083)Copyright (C) 1997-2000 Intel Corporation For Atheros PCIE Ethernet Controller v2.1.0.9(08/12/11) Check cable connection..!PXE-M0F: Exiting Intel PXE ROM. Can anybody help me with this?

A:Lenovo G580 PXE-M0F: Exiting Intel PXE ROM.

Hi and welcome to the communityIf any removable disk such as flash pen drive is inserted, then please remove it. Then try the procedure below.If you are trying to boot from the hard disk, Then please press F12 at lenovo screen after pressing power on and select the hard disk as the temporary boot device. This is temporary. For permanent go to bios setup utility by pressing F2 or F1 and place hdd in the first place




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Hi, A small amount of water was spilt over the keyboard. It was promptly soaked up and computer worked fine for two hours. Some of the keys are no longer working (space, b, n and arrows). The computer is working fine and external keyboard is fine.Any ideas of how to get them working again? They have been removed and all looks dry. Thanks

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Hi
I have a Lenovo g580 with windows 7 home premium 64 bit, whenever it goes to sleep, in whatever way, I get a black screen telling me that windows did not shutdown successfully.

I have completed a system restore to factory settings and downloaded and installed all updates. I have also run all Lenovo diagnostics to no avail.

I have changed the settings in power options, the bios has no power option.

I would appreciate any help

Many thanks
 

A:Lenovo G580 Sleep Problem

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Hi  Please tell me the maximum Size supported by Lenovo  G580 20150?. Thanks .

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Recently bought a new Lenovo G580 to replace my old decrepit Toshiba. It worked fine for a couple of days, but suddenly started BSOD-ing as I began to use the laptop more and more.

I have noticed it is more susceptible to BSOD-ing when I am running Bit Torrent. Although it seems to wait until it strikes, luring me into a false sense of security and then crippling me.

I ran BlueScreenView, as I have seen many people mention it on various forums, including this one, and the such and it gave me these results. Sorry if this is not the accepted way of throwing out these results, but I am unsure what I am doing.

093012-22042-01.dmp
30/09/2012 13:57:08
DRIVER_IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL
0x000000d1
00000000`00000028
00000000`00000002
00000000`00000000
fffff880`019ad6fd
NETIO.SYS
NETIO.SYS+106fd
x64
ntoskrnl.exe+7f1c0 C:\Windows\Minidump\093012-22042-01.dmp
2 15
7601
280,808

I have put it on here in its entirety but I dont really know what this is either. Download Dump file.txt from Sendspace.com - send big files the easy way

Posted on Reddit as well, but I have yet to receive any help there. :( Laptop keeps BSOD-ing. Think it may be torrent related. : techsupport

Pretty brain dead computer wise, so sorry if this is unreadable/invokes facepalms all round.

Any advice or help would be very much appreciated as I have no idea what I am doing. If all else fails I suppose I can send it back.

Thanks in advance.

A:Lenovo G580 repeated BSOD-ing

Hello,

Take a look at the following link and perform the requested steps.

This will give us more information to help diagnose your issue.

http://www.techsupportforum.com/foru...ta-452654.html

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Hey, I'm currently using a G580 Lenovo laptop.One day I played my laptop and supricely it just turned off, so I turned it on again and once I typed my password to access the PC it turned off again, so I got the battery out the PC and waited five minutes, after I got the battery back I pressed the power button and nothing happened, no lights, no noice, nothing, just not turning on. I tried to find my problem on the internet and I found a youtube video how to fix that: get your battery off with your charger, press the power button 1 minute, get back the charger into the pc and press the power button and ta-dam! It's working. Well no, I did everything and it didn't solve my problem. Any ideas?

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Hello,Recently I have reinstalled Windows 10 updated from 8.1 (where everything was OK) to clean Windows 10 installation (changed HDD to SSD).Everything is fine, except one single issue - integrated camera is not working.- Camera indicator is always on (white LED is always turned on)- There are NO imaging devices in Device Manager- In Device Manager is one warning - Unknown USB Device (Device Descriptor Request Failed), Location: Port_#0006.Hub_#0005, with status with error code 43. Is there any way to solve this problem? If you need any additional info, I am here to provide Thank you in advance!

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Hi all,is there a way to order new original sticker for Lenovo G580 (like this one on picture)?I have new, very good G580 laptop (model 20150) and I am very satisfied. I replaced the CPU and put the new i7 3610QM in it, 8GB of RAM and SSD. The only thing that tore and which bothers me is sticker. xDIf anyone from Lenovo can help me with this, I would be grateful.  

A:Lenovo G580 - where to order original sticker?

Hi Wind,
 
Welcome to Lenovo Forums.
 
It really feels something amazing when people are concerned about stickers more than issue. I can honestly say that i haven't tried it. However if you asked me to guess I would suggest you to contact the nearest service center for futher assistance.
 
Hope this helps. Let us know how you get on.
 
Regards,
Shashi Kumar
 
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i have worked with this laptop for over two and half years without any difficulties but now for over 5 months, when it shuts down or restarts, it powers up the system with power lights on but shows black screen. when i try to open it, the hard disk is always hot but still nothing. when i remove the CMOS battery and put it back, it takes like 5 minutes and it displays. i dont i understand the sickness need your help thank you.

A:Lenovo G580 laptop powersup the system but does no...

You need a tech to assess it. Impossible to troubleshoot without doing tests and observing.Eg. Fan - starts up, continues after boot up runningPower adapter voltage etc or other power issues. Air flow and likely more.




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Hi Team, I just bought Lenovo G580 laptop on 26 April 2013. It worked for few days well, but yesternight it suddenly trip to white screen. I made on/off several times, in/out the batteries but the white screen remains same after turn on the laptop. When i turn it on the screen goes white and it reamins constant.... Anybody have idea what problem it relates too ? What to do ? Please help guyz ?












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A:Lenovo G580 screen goes white display

hi sameerjha28,
Welcome to Lenovo Forums!
 
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You can try doing this:
-Turn off the computer.
-Unplug AC Adapter and remove the battery.
- Hold the Power button Down for at least 10-15 seconds, Then try reconnecting the AC adapter only and leave the battery out, turn it ON and see if it will make any difference.
- If it powered on Try it with the battery and check if it would still turn on properly.
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If the above steps did not work Try an external monitor and check if it works there.
 
I would suggest Contact Lenovo Technical Support for service if the steps above did not help.
 
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Hope this helps,




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hi, i just updated my windows 7 to windows 10. should i update my bios?i see no update for windows 10, the latest is only for windows 8.1.this is the current bios i am usingSMBIOSBIOSVersion5ECN39WW(V3.05)thanks

A:lenovo g580 20150 latest bios.

My rule of thumb with BIOS updates is "if it is not broke, do not try to fix it" because there is always an inherent risk that a BIOS update can fail, and if so, leave  the system bricked (dead) requirnig a new motherboard, and there does not appear to be anything in the latest updates readme.txt other than specific fixes for Windows 8.1... So I would hold off. Summary of changes
==================
General Information:
Fixed:
1. Modified small number keys (such as the key U, I, O¡­) matrix for win8. Cheers, 

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Hi all, I've run into an issue with my laptop  Lenovo G580 that has Windows 10 Enterprise 64. I am not able to read CDs and DVDs. When a DVD is inserted, "Choose what to do with removal devices" comes up. When I click that, the error message "E:\ is invalid drive" shows up. Please help. Thanks and regards,John

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Hi there all, Recently I got a Lenovo G580 (2189).Because I need WiDi (wireless display) options I bought a Intel Centrino Advanced-N6230 wireless card. After installing this hardware an error showed up at the startup: error 1802 ... unauthorized etc etc. I did not know about Lenovo - Bios and whitelisting hardware. Anyway this simple question remains. Which Intel Wirelesscard can I use with this laptop in order to work properly.Cause I don't want to hack the bios Cheers,Marlon

A:Lenovo G580 replacing wirelesscard not succesful -...

Hello and welcome,
 
I'm more familiar with ThinkPads, so please double-check anything you read in this post...
 
The problem with the white list is that a wireless card has to have a Lenovo FRU number.  It isn't sufficient to be an Intel XYZ board, it has to be an XYZ with the firmware ( the PCI subsystem ID) modified for Lenovo.  Reputable vendors will list the FRU if the board will play nice with the white list.
 
Take a look at the hardware maintenance manual for the G580, page 102l.  It lists an Intel 6150NX with an FRU # of 20002543.
 
Lenovo G480, G485, G580, G585, G780 Hardware Maintenance Manual (English)
 
As I said, this isn't my field of expertise (if there is one...) but maybe this will at least get you started.
 
Z.
 
 

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i have worked with this laptop for over two and half years without any difficulties but now for over 5 months, when it shuts down or restarts, it powers up the system with power lights on but shows black screen. when i try to open it, the hard disk is always hot but still nothing. when i remove the CMOS battery and put it back, it takes like 5 minutes and it displays. i dont i understand the sickness need your help thank you.

A:Lenovo G580 laptop powersup the system but does no...

You need a tech to assess it. Impossible to troubleshoot without doing tests and observing.Eg. Fan - starts up, continues after boot up runningPower adapter voltage etc or other power issues. Air flow and likely more.




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Hi All,
I am facing problem please help me out. Actually I forgot my Administrator password and I was using my system using Guest Account. But unfortunately today when I turn on my laptop to try recover the password, display turned into Blank and I hardly can see folders, Icon etc. I tried some with my own but does work thats why I need some expert advise. I have tried the following but didn't work

1. Reboot the system.
2. Opened in safe mode.
3. remove the battery and adapter after some time reboot. etc.

My laptop's configuration is given below :
Lenovo G580,Ci5 3RD/4GB/500GB/Windows 7 ultimate 64 bit.

Please let me know If you required any specific information.

Thanks in Advance
Shubh

A:Lenovo G580/i5/4GB blank screen on bootup

For password see option 4 or 5 - User Account - Reset Password in Windows 7

Can you be more specific about how it turned blank? A photograph will help tremendously. Screenshots and Files - Upload and Post in Seven Forums

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Just started happening this week.   It's stuck at the boot screen "lenovo".   I tried many different methods like removing battery, holding power button to reset, etc.  The *only* way to get it to boot is the remove memory card, and put it back.  Then it will boot up fine.     It might then boot fine for the rest of the day.  But then the next day (or after being shutdown for a while), it happens again so i have to remove memory card, put it back, etc.  What could be the problem here ?  I tried both memory slots.  So i don't think it's particular to one slot.  

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Hi,
My daughters laptop has me baffled. It started with a blank screen issue, which I solved with a system restore. (theres was nothing of importance on the hard drive) I did try taking the battery out and after replacing holding the start button for 30 seconds first.
All appeared fine untill I shut it down. There was a massive 186 windows updates to do, which was expected after rolling back so far...
The issue now is a I get this message on the screen "failure to configure updates, reverting changes. do not turn off you computer. I get stuck with this screen with no change, I even left it over night.
I haven't managed to find the safe boot option with this Win 8 machine, I tried the F8 key on start up but no joy.
Has anyone solved this problem before?
Thanks in advance
Marty

A:Lenovo G580 Win 8 laptop update issues

Did you revert back from windows 10?

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Hello, The Problem:Recently I installed Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS  to my HDD in UEFI mode. Soon I found out that I could not access the BIOS using F2, but F12 allowed selection of boot device. Reinstalling Windows, I found out that the boot menu still had the Ubuntu entry and I still could not access the BIOS. I searched on the web for a solution and before I could manage to find a proper one, I managed to delete both the ubuntu and windows boot manager boot entries, still locked out of bios. This time I could not boot into any OS, could not access bios using f2 nor access boot menu using f12.  The Solution:There was one last hope, during boot I noticed that PXE (Boot via ethernet option was still showing).Note: This solution requires you to update the BIOS. This is a very risky procedure, so proceed with caution. This will also probably void your warranty. If you can access boot menu (F12) and want to regain access to the BIOS (F2), boot into Windows 7. Install a bios update for your laptop (specifically for your laptop) available at The Lenovo Support Site. The oldest BIOS (probably for Windows 7) is preffered. If you donot have access to windows 7, perform step 2 and boot into the created ISO by creating a bootable CD or pendrive. Then goto step 11.If you can't access F12 and F2, cannot boot into OS, but can boot via Ethernet (there should be a message about trying Atheros Ethernet PXE Boot during startup), start from step 1. Perform the following steps on a s... Read more

A:Lenovo G580 cannot access BIOS after installing Ub...

Update: Even in the newest BIOS Update 62cn97ww (for Lenovo G580), Ubuntu causes the same problem. I came across a solution on the internet, that works without having to update the BIOS if Ubuntu can be accessed. To fix it, boot into Ubuntu (should be installed on the system), start Terminal and type in the following commands:sudo grub-install
sudo efibootmgr -b 0 -BReboot and F2 should work. BIOS should be accessible through F12>Tab>Setup also. Ubuntu will boot no more but can probably be fixed.

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Hello. Can someone help me please. My lenovo G580 laptop is stuck on the lenovo splash screen and I do not know how to fix it.

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Model: 20157/2689Lenovo G580Windows 7 and Ubuntu 14No wifi card detected in device manager and intel proset gives error driver not installed.?

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Im not native english speaker, sry if u cant understand some parts. Ill try my best to make my message clear so eventual will come easier.

This problem occurs for quite some time, its rather calm since few weeks when I downloaded shitload of new drivers and some other lenovo stuff but might be just coincedence. Since this issue doesnt want to go away itself I have to do something about it. I can send it to Lenovo for free service anymore so Id like to ask some experts if theres something I can do to fix this issue.

Some info:
- occurs usually while typing or other stuff, but few times my laptop literally went nuts and flashed black screens few times a sec, no matter if i touched it or not

- its not overheating, i bought cooling pad and it didnt help much

- can happen just after turning laptop on and not happen during 10h+ session

Thank you in advance.

A:Screen randomly flashing black on Lenovo G580

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I bought my Lenovo G580 more than 3 years ago, and it came with Windows 8.
For a certain reason, my coworker installed on it windows 7.
I tried to restore it to the original image by using the Novo OneKey Rescue button next to the power button... but unfortunately it didn't work... when i press the Novo button, four (4) choices appear on the screen:
- Normal Setup
- BIOS Setup
- Boot Menu
- System Recovery
When i press "System Recovery", windows 7 starts normally without recovering anything...
Is there any way to restore my Laptop to the original factory software???
Thank you in advance...
 
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A:G580 - Lenovo OneKey Rescue button is not working ...

Your One Key Recovery (OKR) button is working, but most likely the recovery partition that contained the necessary files was removed or destroyed during the install of Windows 7.You have a couple of options:1. Contact Lenovo Support by phone, ask if the recovery DVD's are still available and purchase them, it is a reasonable price...2. Purchase the retail DVD of Windows (7, 8.1 or 10) and perform a fresh install.3. Pick a Linux version you like - download and burn to DVD, then install from media.I personally use Windows 10 Pro and Linux Mint (Dual Boot) on my G580 with no hardware issues in either OS... Really like some of the applications that Linux has, and the fact that it is completely free to use.Good luck.CB

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hello
my problem is very confusing
every time i plug in a usb for android device it says it's not recognized by windows however the mobile or the tablet are charging via the USB but i cannot access the memory card
i tried installing intel USB driver , ADB driver but still no response
i use windows 8.1 last update was 3 days ago

A:android devices aren't recognized by my lenovo G580

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hello
my problem is very confusing
every time i plug in a usb for android device it says it's not recognized by windows however the mobile or the tablet are charging via the USB but i cannot access the memory card
i tried installing intel USB driver , ADB driver but still no response
i use windows 8.1 last update was 3 days ago



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I noticed that new drivers were released for G580. The drivers (Lenovo Enegry Management Driver) canot install because when the installer starts up, it immediatelly closes. Do I have an issue somewhere? Windows 10 (1511, Build 10568.17)Lenovo G580 (20157)

A:Lenovo G580 Windows 10 ACPI Driver not installing?

hi acemod13,
 
I looked at the Lenovo Energy Management driver for Windows 10 and upon observing the installer behavior, it extract the ACPI driver files (58KB) to C:\ProgramData\Lenovo\ACPIDriver (this may explain why the installer closes right after extracting).
 
If you're seing an Unknown Device in the Device Manager with an ACPI hardware ID (see image below) then try to update the driver manually and point it to the C:\ProgramData\Lenovo\ACPIDriver folder
 - Sample image
 
If you're unable to see the driver files, I've uploaded them here.
 
 
Let me know how it goes.
 
Regards

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Hi

I got a new Lenovo G580 laptop which did not come with any pre-installed OS. I installed Ubuntu in UEFI mode (I had not disabled UEFI/Secure Boot). Later I installed Windows 7. During installation it asked me to format the entire format as it did not recognize the GPT partition. Accordingly without thinking twice I erased the entire HDD and installed Windows 7. Now I am unable to enter into BIOS

Things I have tried:
Tried with F2, F1 and Delete keys while booting
Tried removing the battery and booting while pressing the above keys individually
Tried removing the battery and adapter, held the power button for 1 minute
Tried removing the battery and held the power button for 1 minute while the adapter was plugged in
Tried pressing F12 and going to the APP MENU but I can only see "Diagnostic Splash" Nothing else and in that diagnostic splash screen I see that the System BIOS is "shadowed"
How can i gain access to BIOS so I can disable UEFI and install Win 7 and Ubuntu side by side
 

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Hi,   I had upgraded my Lenovo G580 to windows 10. Everything working fine except dolby audio and touchpad scroll. Volume is too low when it is 100 and also touch pad scroll is not working. In previous version i have problem in wifi now it is working fine in windows 10. Kindly update the audio and touchpad drivers for windows 10 or give any suggestion to fix this problems.

A:Lenovo G580 windows 10 dolby driver and touch pad ...

Dear kathir26,
 
Thank You For Contacting Lenovo.
 
Kindly be informed that the Windows 10 Drivers For your machine model G580 arent released yet so you can follow up on our Website to find the driver needed once they are available.
 
http://support.lenovo.com/us/en/products/laptops-and-netbooks/lenovo-g-series-laptops/lenovo-g580-no...
 
 



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Please assist as I did the following steps to access the BIOS, it hangs:1. Shut down the computer2. Press the "Recovery Button" NOT THE POWER BUTTON (A small round button with curve arrow sign which is located on the left side of the Power Button just next to the dust removal opening on the left side of the laptop)3. Selected the BIOS Setup and nothing happens. I cannot even choose the boot option. If I put a pendrive with ubuntu, It picks it up, but not the Windows pendrive.My original HDD has bad sectors and cannot clone it. Any Ideas on how to help me?

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Hello All,
 
My Lenovo Laptop, Lenovo G580 Model 2189, was upgraded from Windows 8.1 to Windows 10. Up until then I had been using Lenovo Solutions Center (LSC) and the Backup utility within it.
 
Now post the upgrade the Backup option has disappeared from the LSC. I am running LSC Version 2.8. 
 
I upgraded to LSC 3.x after reading somewhere that I should do this if I have upgradred to Windows 10. Then the only option I got was the periodic hardware scan for problems. So I downgraded again to LSC 2.8.
 
Will LSC Backup work under Windows 10 ?
Is there a Windows 10 version of LSC I can download that does have the backup option ?
 
Thanks All
John.
 
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A:G580 - LSC Lenovo Solutions Center - Missing Backu...

Yes I have upgraded to LSC 3.3.002 and File Backup Utility has disappeared.

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I bought laptop 4 years before and it was good experience no maintannce cost or no issue till the date, but suddenly it stopped working. When I took the laptop to near by service centre they dismantled and tested the components and they are asked me to change a new mother board , really I could not understand what is the problem. How much will be costed , if I take my laptop to near by lenovo service centre ? May I know the maximum consuling charge , and I am just expecting everything should be fixed in front of me ?( place : India, chennai, sholinganallur ) 

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Hi, I have lenovo G580 20157 laptop with windows 8 pro, i found a bios update 62cn97ww on support site but when i restarted my laptop and run the 62cn97ww update it just hangs and does not respond. kept ideal for long time to restart but no response. Any help on this?

A:Lenovo G580 20157 bios 62cn97ww update problem

hi adarsh_savant,
 
I think you may have concern in this thread,
http://forums.lenovo.com/t5/Lenovo-3000-and-Essential/G580-Bios-update-problem/m-p/1199186/highlight...
 
Here the suggested solution from neokenchi that helped.
 
1. Boot into the BIOS by repeatedly tapping F2 on startup
 
2. In the BIOS, navigate to the Boot Tab and set UEFI to Disabled or Legacy then press F10 to save and exit. When
the computer reboots, check if you still get the errors and/or if you're able to boot into Windows.
 
3. If same problem, leave the changes that you made on Step 2 and attempt to re-install Windows via a Windows 8 recovery drive or OneKey Recovery button (note that this will wipe the computer to factory settings)
 
Hope this helps,
Cheers!



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Hey All,
I have a LENOVO G580 2689 Laptop. It has:

Intel Core i3 2.40GHz (i3-3110M)
DDR3 (4GB)
No hard drive
Windows 8 sticker.
I would like to install a 1TG Hard drive. Which hard drive is compatiable with this laptop? Also it has a Windows 8 sticker underneath the laptop but the Windows 8 serial key is not present. Where can I find the licence key for this machine? Are they stored in the BIOS/motherboard?
 
Thank you in advance! :-)

A:Which hard drive to install on a LENOVO G580 2689 Laptop?

Try this for the HDD: http://www.amazon.com/Laptop-Hard-Drive-Lenovo-G580/dp/B00M4OGZQI. As for the windows 8 serial key, I don't know. My lenovo Y410p doesn't have the serial key on it, but I had no problems installing windows 8.1.

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My Lenovo g580 webcam is not opening as in device manager its showing yellow Exclamation on driver which says that: Windows cannot load the device driver for this hardware. The driver may be corrupted or missing. (Code 39)Please help as i had many things but its not helping.Do suggest.

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this is what it looks like! please help me I am in trouble. I tried looking at other people's questions about this but none of the answers seem to help me and it always redirects me back to this same screen.please tell me what to do!
 

A:Lenovo g580 opens at boot menu/app menu screen help!!

and it won't let me exit either!
 

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Hello. I have a Lenovo G580 Notebook with Windows 10 installed. The issue is that the Windows hotkeys, that is Windows key and other letter combinations, aren't working. For example, normally, if I press Windows key + I, then the Settings app should open up or if I press Windows key + R, then Run should open up. But the Start screen opens up instead in all such cases.

This is happening since I have updated the Synaptics touchpad driver via Windows Update. If I uninstall the driver, then the hotkeys start working again. But as soon as I install the driver, they stop working. This was not happening with Windows 10 before, even when the Synaptics driver was installed. It has suddenly started happening couple of months ago. Also I cannot completely uninstall the Synaptics driver because my laptop came with it itself nor can I stop the driver from updating as it is an important driver and it needs to be updated to be compatible with Windows 10.

Any suggestions? Thanks in advance.

A:Windows hotkeys not working on Lenovo G580 Notebook (Windows 10).

If you PM me your email address I will send you a link to the Synaptics driver that works for me. Then you will have to use the HideUpdate hotfix to keep Windows update from changing it.

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I got the integrated t61 i see that the mobo has a pci express x16. Isn't it possible to connect a dedicated video card then?
any thoughts?

as well I have 2 GB of pc-5300 memory, is there any performance benefits if i plug in 4 gb of pc-6400 of mem or just 4 gb of pc-5300. meaning is there any way i can play with the mobo to get it to use the extra headroom..

i'm thinking of getting the T9300 core 2 also, for longer batt life etc.
 

A:Upgrading Lenovo T61

You didn't mention your Lenovo Type number, but in general, Lenovo motherboards do not accept PC6400 modules unless they were designed to and ship that way. There are few flexibilities in the range that Lenovo boards will accept. It depends a lot on the quality and module designe of the pc6400 chips, and whether you are using VISTA, WXP, or WXP 64
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Hello,
 
I have a Lenovo notebook (G50-70) with xxxxxxxxxxxx. I want to upgrade memory from 4GB to 8GB. Would you please advise on the following issues?
 
1: Are there enough slots in the mainboard for me to add another 4GB memory?
2: If I can do this, please tell me the exact memory chip that I should buy from? Parts number and manufactory please. 
3: Would you please advise if it is easy for me to do it myself? 
4: My PC is nearly out of warranty period. To install a new memory, will I just open the back cover and plug the memory into the slot? Could you please advise if I need to do other things?
 
BTW, can I buy the part from Lenovo and how much will Lenovo charge for in total to ship it to my home in Sydney?
 
Thanks and kind regards,
G. Zhao
 
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A:Lenovo G50-70 RAM Upgrading issue

Hi Gorton,
 
Welcome to the Forums  
 
As per the query we understood that you are looking to upgrade the RAM for your Lenovo G50-70 laptop.
 
As per the specification of this model, it has 2 DD3RL 1600Mhz SODIMM RAM slots. Each slot can consists of maximum 8 GB RAM.
 
Specifications                                                                               Part numbers
RAM, SS M471B5173QH0-YK0 4GB DDR3L 1600                    11202079.
RAM, Hyn HMT451S6AFR8A-PB DDR3L 1600 4GB                  11201300
RAM, RMT3170ME68F9F-1600 4GB DDR3L 1600(MC)            11202302
RAM, MC MT8KTF51264HZ-1G6E1 4GB DDR3L 1600            11202125
RAM, BM471B5173DB0-YK0 25nm 4GB DDR3L 1600              11202081
RAM, SK HMT451S6BFR8A-PB/RD 4GB DDR3L 1600             11202706
RAM, M471B1G73QH0-YK0 35nmQ 8GB DDR3L 1600        &n... Read more

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Hi guys, I would like to add more RAM (DDR4) to my laptop because I have only 4GB (I need like 16GB) and the question is what type of RAM exactly I need (brand, MHZ, etc.). I think that my RAM is not performing too good in this laptop so I think a RAM upgrade will be helpful. Anyone knows where can I do that without loosing my 2 years warranty? I'm based in London, thank you. Attila

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i want to upgrade my lenovo y40-70 ram to 16gbplease have a look athttp://www.amazon.in/Kingston-RAM-LAPTOP-1600MHZ-PC3L/dp/B00CQ35HBQ?tag=googinhydr18418-21&tag=googi...and advice me whether it will be compatible with this modelThanks




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Hi Guys, I have a two really old school computers which I just love the design of and especially the IBM logo (for the T60)As opposed to buying a new laptop (which may be cheaper) I would like to upgrad the CPU of my current laptops instead so that I can rock the old school laptops for longer.  I was wanting to know, what do I look for in terms of relevant code names for a CPU that would fit in the two laptops and how do I find this informations? I would like to upgrade the two Laptops to the highest spec CPU available for them. Also, I am aware of the bios needing to be update? I'm not actually familiar with this but I understand that it would need to be done; I would also need some guidance with this too.  Please help me if you can. Any input is appreciated. Thanks!

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So I made a thread about this specifically for just the RAM. However Lenovo recently removed the 192GB SSD a couple of weeks before I could get around to buying one (purchasing my config next week! ) and since I'm a college student (already taking advantage of their education discount) saving money on upgrades would be verrrrryyy helpful. I'm ordering my config with 4GB of RAM and a 128 m.2 SSD (not entirely sure on the SSD, if you guys can tell me how easy an upgrade of it would be I'd appreciate it). I have a rough idea of how to do it from the LinusTechTips forums but I want to make sure I'm doing it right from the forums for the laptop I'm getting lolSince I've never done anything computer hardware related before I wanted to list the steps that I'm going to take to upgrade it and if I'm missing anything (I mean it ANYTHING) or doing something that I don't need to do please let me know I don't want to break my new laptop as soon as I get it XD Starting from the day I get the laptop1) Fully charge it2) Turn the computer on and install windows3) When the set up process is complete turn it off4) Remove the back cover by unscrewing the maintenance panel screw5) Install the Crucial 4GB DDR4 SODIMM into the empty slot 6) Put the maintenance panel back, then turn on the PC to verify that the RAM is installed properly7) Use a USB to SATA connector to clone the m.2 SSD on my computer to the larger one I want to install8) Turn off the computer and remove the maintenan... Read more

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I think that if you are not experienced, buying a machine and planning to disassemble it is a bad idea.  You can easily crack the base.  The T460s has memory on the motherboard and one slot.  You would be better off getting 8gb on the motherboard and keeping the slot for future expansion.  You can add 4, 8 or 16GB later.  UEFI SSDs have several partitions and it is not simply cloning the drive.   My suggestion is to buy it the way you want it

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I have purchased two lenovo G50-70 (Corei5) notebooks.Everything was working fine until I decided to upgrade the RAM from 4GB to 8GB. So I purchased two 4GB RAM Modules. I purchased after thouroughly checking compatibility and other details.  But the RAMs are unfortunately not working.I have tried on both laptops.They are not giving display. I have purchased Kingston 4GB (PC3-12800 CL11) 1600Bus.  Can someone help Please.  











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A:Lenovo G50-70 RAM Upgrading issue

hi qaimkhan,
 
Welcome to the Lenovo Forums.
 
Just to verify, the Kingston 4GB (PC3-12800 CL11) 1600Mhz that you purchased, is it a DDR3L (1.35v) or a regular DDR3 (1.5v)?
 
Looking at the page 28 of the hardware maintenance manual, the G50 series specifically accepts a DDR3L RAM and the memory controller only supports DDR3L. If you purchased a regular DDR3 (1.5v), this might be the problem.
 
- Link to picture
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Regards

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A:Upgrading a Lenovo Mobo?

Now then my question is if I get a new case and a new motherboard can I just hot swap out my other components into it and do an install from my Win7 disc that came with my pc? or am I going to have to format the hard drive and eat the price of a new windows installation?
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Yes you will, sounds like you should have built one in the first place.
 

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Hi guys, I would like to add more RAM (DDR4) to my laptop because I have only 4GB (I need like 16GB) and the question is what type of RAM exactly I need (brand, MHZ, etc.). I think that my RAM is not performing too good in this laptop so I think a RAM upgrade will be helpful. Anyone knows where can I do that without loosing my 2 years warranty? I'm based in London, thank you. Attila

A:Upgrading RAM in Lenovo 700-15ISK

Hi attilahadnagy , 
 
Welcome to the Community Forums. 
 
As per specification on the hardware manual (page 27):
DDR4-2133 MHz , 32 GB max  , SODIMM × 2 slots 
From the product specification manual : 32GB max / PC4-17000 2133MHz DDR4, two 260-pin SO-DIMM sockets
 
OEM recommended ram on item 8 page 70 FRU list of the same manual along with part number .
Page 41 for the replacement guide , service training video here. 
 
In general , parts upgrades would not void the warranty as long as there won't be any damage during the process.
Refer similar to this discussion for further details.
 
Always best to call in tech support since agreement and warranty may differ per location and to have them informed of your plans for upgrade.
 
Hope this help answer your query.
 
Regards

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A:Upgrading CPU on my Lenovo Desktop? Can I use this...

Hi. I have the same problem. Wanting to upgrade to a Intel Xeon 2680, but afraid of compatibility issues. What did you do finally? Greetings and thanks

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Hi all,I just checked the other thread on this forum but I noticed in the hardware manual it states the Lenovo series of laptops is socketed (and I assume that means upgradeable) and I was wondering if this particular laptop would be compatabile with the Intel Core I7 3520M CPU SR0MT 2.9GHz Turbo 3.6GHz/4M or should I just go with the A-10 as mentioned in the previous thread?I appreciate your help and I'm not worried about 'voiding the warranty' as my laptop is already several years old.Also as a side note, are there any extra parts I can take out of this thing? It's too **bleep** heavy.










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A:Upgrading Lenovo N585 CPU

Hi Robert,
 
Welcome to Lenovo Forums.
 
I'm afraid it wouldn't be possible to upgrade the processor on the Lenovo N585 as it's embedded on the motherboard. As per this pdf data sheet, the highest processor for this model is an AMD Brazos 2.0 Dual-core E2-1800 Processor which is clocked at 1.7Ghz.
 
I hope the above information helps.
 
Regards,
Shashi
 
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Currently, my Lenovo b570 laptop has an i3 CPU and I would like to know if I can upgrade it to an i5 or i7 quad core CPU.

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Hey guys i'm not really used to laptops (more of a pc guy myself) and i was wondering what video board can i upgrade to on my Lenovo Thinkpad Z61m 9450 3HG?It has the standard vga video board, and behaves poorly on video games and videos. Can you recomend me a couple of good video boards for it , up to 2gb video boards? Also i'm not sure what kind of RAM it is using ( DDR2 or DDR3 , if its the same as PC's)Please help.










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A:Need some help upgrading my Lenovo Thinkpad Z61m 9...

Welcome to the forum!
 
You cannot upgrade the video card since it's soldered to the motherboard, and yours had the better graphic chip available for this series. See the original specs below:
 
ThinkPad Z61m - 9450-3HG
T2500(2GHz), 1GB RAM, 100GB 5400rpm HD, 15.4in 1680x1050 LCD, 128MB ATI Radeon X1400, CDRW/DVDRW, Intel 802.11abg wireless, Bluetooth/Modem, 1Gb Ether, UltraNav, Sec Chip, IEEE 1394, FPR, Camera, 6c Li-Ion batt, WinXP Pro
The RAM is not the same as the desktop pcs, yours uses SODIMM DDR2-RAM (200 pins) and the maximum supported RAM by the chipset is 3GB.

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I am currently in the process of researching an upgrade to an SSD drive.. i went on Crucial and they had nothing for this computer.. it made me think that it's possible that they don't have SSD's for AIOs

Here are my specs:

ThinkCentre M90z 3429D3U
Intel Core i3-550 Processor, 3GB, 320GB 7200RPM S-ATA HDD, no diskette drive, All-In-One, Intel HD Graphics, Slim DVD Recordable, Intel Gigabit Ethernet, Windows 7 Professional 64.

So teh question is can i upgrade my AIO's HD to an SSD?
 

A:Upgrading my Lenovo M90z HD to an SSD Drive

http://support.lenovo.com/us/en/products?type=Desktops-and-all-in-ones&c=1

Make use of the "Detect My Product" app.

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You didn't say why you want to switch from a SATA to a SSD drive.

If you're able to make the switch, do you have the means of installing Windows 7 Professional 64-bit in it?

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Hi,I just bought 4GB DDR3 RAM for my Lenovo Ideapad Y560 laptop. Before, I have 2GB+1GB DDR3 RAM, so I think the new one will be okay. After plugging it in, I can't boot my Windows 7 OS. I can't boot installation of Windows 7 OS. I can't boot even memtest86.Can someone help me with that? What can I do with that?Normal launching (1)?Normal launching (2)?Memtest86?Safe Mode/repairing startup?BIOS with 4GB inside?

A:Lenovo Ideapad Y560 upgrading RAM

Hi hyperxd , 
 
Welcome to the Community Forums. 
 
Based on the product RAM specification : 
4GB or 8GB std / 8GB max7 ; PC3-up to 1333MHz DDR3, non-parity, dual-channel capable, two 204-pin SO-DIMM sockets 
 
Recommended RAM upgrade as per hardware manual FRU listing for 4GB (page 85) : 
13 DDRIII 1333 4GB, SAM M471B5273CH0-CH9 DDR3 1333 4GB  Part number : 11011934 13 DDRIII 1333 4GB, HMT351S6AFR8C-H9 N0 ((Rev Orion /2Gb/54nm)) Part number : 1101151313 DDRIII 1333 4GB, ELP EBJ41UF8BAS0-DJ-F DDR3 1066 4GB Part number : 11011867
 
Do you have the same specification as indicated above?
Would that be the same issue when it is on the lower slot 0 ?
 
Note: If only one DIMM is used on the computer you are servicing, the card must be installed in SLOT-0 ( a : lower slot), but not in SLOT-1 ( b : upper slot) (page 41). 
 
Update us how it goes. 
 
Regards

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Hello there! I was wondering if it is possible to install, lets say a 450 - 500 W psu and upgrade the graphics card to something like a amd r7 260x or Nvidia gtx 750 ti in a lenovo h50-50. I think it said in the manual to only use parts from Lenovo, can this damage my computer or something? Sorry if something's wrong, i'm new on the forum

A:Upgrading PSU and graphics card on lenovo h50-50

hi fidde090,
 
Welcome to Lenovo Community Forums!
 
The System board Will support an r7 series electrically.
 
The thing with using Lenovo Parts only is that Some system board are only meant to work with the Parts allowed for it.
like for you system, this is the part list
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First of all, thanks for reading this and please move this post to proper place if i posted in wrong place!! Here is the situation,I bought my lenovo b51-80 a month ago with 1366 X 768 screen. I want to upgrade the screen to 1920x1080 but i havent found the compatible replacement. Someone please let me know if this is even possible with this laptop. It has intel i5 6200U with AMD radeon R5 M330 Graphic card. Please let me know If this screen swap is possible or not. I have read post here in other laptop models that it works and i would like to know your expert advise. Also, please send me the link to compatible screen. PS: Replacing screen is no problem as im able to do it myself!!  RegardsAshish Aryal

A:Upgrading my Lenovo B51-80 1366 X 768 screen to a ...

Hi Ashish,
 
Welcome to the Lenovo Forums.
 
The B51-80 supports a Full HD display. You can order the necessary parts from Lenovo. 
 
As per the Hardware maintenance manual below are the Full HD lcd part numbers:
 
FHD FRu - 5D10H15380
FHD FRu - 5D10J45879
FHD FRu - 18201585
 
If you could able to do it yourself then it?d void your warranty.Maybe consider sending it back and re-ordering it with a FHD panel? Hence, for better hardware assistance, please visit the nearest service center
 
Let us know how you get on.
Regards,
Shashi
 
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Hey I just want to know that is my laptop CPU is upgradable? My model is Lenovo Ideapad Y550 and the CPU is Intel core 2 duo T6600 2.2 GHz.
From this link I found that it is upgradable ncompservices reviews: Lenovo Y550 4186 - Processor and Hard Drive upgrade - A potentially very inexpensive gaming laptop.

Main reason for upgrading is that it CPU is bit slow 2.20 GHz so I want to upgrade it. Which mobile processor which you guys suggest that is compatible with my laptop? I really want to upgrade. And also the link which I provided has image corrupted so I can't see the whole tutorial. Anyone please help me.

And yeah one thing that I must told you that my laptop CPU hasn't soldered to the motherboard unlike most of the laptop so I think it is replaceable.

Thanking You,
Ravi

A:Upgrading Lenovo Ideapad Y550 CPU.

Although many laptop CPU's are not soldered and can (theoretically be replaced by the end user) your BIOS may not be able to handle the upgrade. I would be careful in attempting such an upgrade as you may render your warranty void as well as make your computer nothing more than an expensive paperweight.

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Specification Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-2100 CPU @ 3.10GHz
Package (platform ID) Socket 1155 LGA (0x1)
CPUID 6.A.7
Extended CPUID 6.2A
Core Stepping D2
Technology 32 nm
TDP Limit 65.0 Watts
Tjmax 102.0 ?C
Core Speed 1596.2 MHz
Multiplier x Bus Speed 16.0 x 99.8 MHz
Stock frequency 3100 MHz
Instructions sets MMX, SSE, SSE2, SSE3, SSSE3, SSE4.1, SSE4.2, EM64T, VT-x, AVX
L1 Data cache 2 x 32 KBytes, 8-way set associative, 64-byte line size
L1 Instruction cache 2 x 32 KBytes, 8-way set associative, 64-byte line size
L2 cache 2 x 256 KBytes, 8-way set associative, 64-byte line size
L3 cache 3 MBytes, 12-way set associative, 64-byte line size
FID/VID Control yes

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Memory type DDR3
Module format UDIMM
Manufacturer (ID) Hyundai Electronics (AD000000000000000000)
Size 4096 MBytes
Max bandwidth PC3-10700 (667MHz)
Nominal Voltage 1.50 Volts
EPP no
XMP no
AMP no
JEDEC timings table CL-tRCD-tRP-tRAS-tRC @ frequency
JEDEC #1 6.0-6-6-17-23 @ 457 MHz
JEDEC #2 7.0-7-7-20-27 @ 533 MHz
JEDEC #3 8.0-8-8-22-30 @ 609 MHz
JEDEC #4 9.0-9-9-24-33 @ 666 MHz

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The above is my machine specs and current RAM in Slot #1 (OEM).
I'm thinking of upgrading by adding 1 x 8GB or 2 x 8GB sticks.
Will the following work in Slot #2 (Total 12GB), or should I replace both sticks (16GB)

Kingston Technology ValueRAM 8GB 1333MHz DDR3 Non-ECC CL9 DIMM Desktop Memory 8 (PC3 10600)

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A:Need Advice on upgrading RAM in Lenovo H420 desktop PC.

I always recommend using a kit of ram. Kits are tested to work together and individual sticks are not. Plus, when mixing brands, it is asking for trouble.

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My problem started after I upgraded my laptop from Windows 7 Pro to the free release of Windows 10 Pro.Since the upgrade completed, every time I start the laptop I am shown the following warning:>>>>>> AMD Quick Stream ErrorThe license information to use this software is not found <<<<<<<<<Apart from that, all seems working right. After starting Windows 10, I remove the pop up warning and go through my session without experiencing any inconvenience.Yet, willing to do away with that warning, I download from the AMD site the latest graphics package for Windows 10, and installed it in the machine. That was to no avail, the warning keeps showing up. My machine is:Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E335Processor: AMD E2-2000 APU with Radeon(trademark) HD Operating system: Windows 10 64-bitGraphics hardware: AMD Radeon HD7340 GraphicsAny cue? Thank you for any suggestion you may have.

A:AMD Quick Stream errors after upgrading Lenovo laptop to W10

To solve this issue, you can do the following:1. Click the following link to go to the official website for AMD Quick Stream. Download the latest release by clicking ?Download AMD Quick Stream Technology?.http://support.amd.com/en-us/kb-art...2. Launch the downloaded installer and follow the program to finish the installation. This should automatically uninstall the old version and install the new one. A reboot may be necessary when this is done.After these steps you should have the latest AMD Quick Stream up running. And the error can be fixed.

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Hi, I have a Lenovo ThinkPad W510 - 4319-24G and was wandering if upgrading the CPU is usefull.We only use it for simple things, no gaming or CPU intensive tasks. If so, what CPU can i put in without having to buy other heatsinks, coolers, adapters, etc etc ?The total cost i am looking to spend is about a good 50 dollar. The current processor is a i7-720QM (4x 1,6 GHz). Thank you very much and kind regards,Tom

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Hi
 
Can I either upgrade the drivers for, OR replace my intel wireless-n7260 hardware, so that my Lenovo U330 will support 802.11AC please?
 
Best regards
 
Adrian
 
Mod's Edit: Edited model name in Subject line.
 

A:Upgrading intel wireless-n7260 on Lenovo U330

Hi ade31 , 
 
 
Welcome to the Community Forums . 
 
Since based from the hardware list (item12 page 74) not compatible AC WLAN for the model.
Errors such us undetermined device is due to whitelisting of such to those recommended by the OEM and is managed by the BIOS , No updated BIOS yet on support site to upgrade accepted AC features and modifying it is not advised by OEM to avoid bricking the laptop although some would still pursue this on other sites. 
 
Hope this answered your query. 
 
Regards

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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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I have a Lenovo Ideapad Z575 laptop with windows 7 pre installed on it. With the realse of windows 8, I decided to upgrade from windows 7 to windows 8. That was a big mistake; So, I wen't from windows 8 back down to windows 7. I didn't notice this until after I setup my computer but the windows 7 drivers got deleted and they were replaced with nothing. Because this is a Lenovo brand computer, it has a program called onekey recover. So I installed that through a USB becuase the laptop doesn't have a LAN wireless network connection driver on it. And I don't have internet at my house. So anyways, once that was installed, I ran it and it didn't work. Is there anyway I can restore all of my drivers and use the lenovo onekey recovery?

A:Lenovo Ideapad Z575 Upgrading & Downgrading - Mssing Drivers

You will have to download the drivers from Lenovo. Generally, Windows 7 will install many drivers, although it may not install all.

You will have to download all the drivers from Lenovo for the Z525. Start with the video, Sound, Ethernet, Wi-Fi, touchpad, etc.

Once a different OS was installed on the PC, I don't think the Onekey or any recovery partition will work. Only a manual install with a Windows disc and all the drivers.

Lenovo Z575 drivers for Win 7: Drivers and software - IdeaPad Z575 Notebook

I have an Indeapad Z560.

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Today i went to Load up my laptop but it didn't load and now its just stuck on a Loading screen with a Buffering Circle in the middle. Any Help? 

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I have a G580 that suddenly won't start at all.  It turned off when my daughter was watching a movie.  I assumed that the battery was dead but I do not know that for sure.  She then plugged it in for the night but it never started again.  When I have it plugged in the light on the front is solid white.  There is no light at all when ONLY on battery.   It does not start when the battery is removed and plugged in.  The system is about 1 1/2 years old and to my knowledge the battery was fine.  I have not seen any charging problems from Windows.  I purchased a new AC adapter but that did not fix it.  Does this seem like a power button problem or a motherboard problem? Thanks,Chris











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A:G580 Won't Start

hi chberu, 
 
Welcome to Lenovo Community Forums!
 
Please try removing the AC Adapter and Battery
   then hold down the Power Button for at least 10 sec.
      Then Reconnect only the Ac adapter and see if that will fix it, Then reconnect the battery.
 
Also try turning it on with the RAM and Harddrive removed and see if that will show any difference on how the unit starts.
 
If the same problem, even if not Battery is connected, I suggest you contact Lenovo Technical Support for Hardware Assistance or Contact a local tech to check the system board for any issue.
 
Regards
Solid Cruver




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Hello I have this product :
G580 Laptop (Lenovo) - Machine Type 2689

Serial Number  *
Machine Type Model   59373343

with CPU B2960 @ 2.2 GHZ intel pentium , 
I need to upgrade my cpu to Core I3 or Cor I5 What is the models I can replace my cpu to it ?
and How I can Buy it from lenovo and How Much .
Thank you .
 
Moderator edit by bananaman: Masked serial number to prevent mischief.
Mod's Edit: System model added to front of Subject line to improve visibility / clarity.

 

 

A:G580 - Upgrade My CPU

Hi ragabm76 , 
 
Welcome to the Community Forums.
 
For your  LenovoG580GRBRTXB9604G320R8ESA Machine Type - Model 59373343  Machine Type 2689 :
 
Intel B960 2.20G 2M 35W SNB PGA CPUSocket : FCPGA988, PGA988 SYSTEM BOARDS: LG58 MB W8 UMA HM76 W/BT/HDMI WO/3G Core chipset: Intel HM76
 
Based on the psref Machine Type 2689 :  
recommended upgrade : 
Intel® Core? i3-2370M processor (2 cores / 4 threads, 2.40GHz, 3MB cache),
 
Lenovo part number : 
102500228  Intel I3-2370M 2.4G J1 3M 2cPGA Processor  checking on Lenovo encompass costing 562.31 
 
 
Not sure if generic CPU would be accepted by the BIOS since OEM systemboards have specific OEM FRU considered for compatibility even if the chipset would enlist compatible CPU .
 
Related discussion here . 
 
Hope this help answer your query. 
 
Regards

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Hello,I have a brand new G580 with 2X USB 3.0 and one USB 2.0 Port. The 2.0 port works fine but the 3.0 ports don't show any reaction. The Harware manager indicates an error for the the USB 3.0 eXtensible host controller but refreshing the driver showes no effect. Any ideas if that is an Hardware- or only a driver problem? Thanks in advanceStefan











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A:USB 3.0 ports G580

hi Stefan,

Welcome to the Lenovo Community.

The USB 3.0 port requires a driver for it to work (unlike the USB 2.0 that is plug and play). For Windows 7, install the Intel USB 3.0 Driver v1.0.5.235 - http://tinyurl.com/c7e7lw6

Let me know if this doesn't fix it.

Cheers

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