Forum discussion tagged with Lenovo.
  1. Mark-Bezos

    Question Lenovo Thinkcentre M93p Minitower restarts before POST

    I have received a Lenovo Thinkcentre M93p Minitower and after using it for a few seconds it will restart, before spiraling into a constant restarting loop. I have removed the CMOS battery, set the clear CMOS jumper to maintenance mode, unplugged the SSD, swapped RAM. Nothing so far has worked...
  2. jaski

    Question HELP! Need to upgrade the SSD on my Legion Y540 to a higher capacity

    Hello, I own a Lenovo Legion Y540 15.6" with a 256gb NVMe M.2 SSD as my primary OS storage and a 1TB SSD as my secondary storage. I mostly work with design applications like Adobe Creative Suite, Autodesk Maya and 3Ds Max, Zbrush etc. Most of these applications are resource heavy and need fast...
  3. Aysttshsvs

    Question Anyone know if the PSU in this prebuilt can be replaced?

    I was thinking about buying the Lenovo V V50t-13IMB, and I wanted to know if the PSU can be replaced and what is its form factor, I wasn't sure if it was specifically made by Lenovo,
  4. dumbleburn

    Question Need help deciding which laptop to buy

    1. What is your budget? 400 ~ 500 USD 2. What is the size of the notebook that you are considering? Any size. 3. What screen resolution do you want? 1366 x 768 or above. 4. Do you need a portable or desktop replacement laptop? Portable. 5. How much battery life do you need? Enough to get...
  5. Xictaw

    Question Laptop Slowing Down For No Obvious Reason

    I don't know what to do anymore. My laptop have been slowing down without obvious reason no high CPU, GPU, or RAM usage, but the laptop keep slowing down. The last time I fix this issue is by reinstalling one of my software that made quite an amount of page faults, but because I don't really...
  6. George667

    Question Lenovo - blinking cursor - cant access anything

    hello, I have a Lenovo Thinkpad E550 laptop (win10 x64). I have been using it for many years with no issues. But yesterday when I restarted, the laptop did not boot. Whatever I do on this Lenovo splash screen it will always take me to the "0271: check date and time settings. , Press escape to...
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    Question Lenovo ix2-NG NAS issue

    Lenovo ix2-NG NAS, set up as a RAID 1 NAS, operated for years without issue. Last week, one Seagate 2TB drive indicated degraded after periodic check, then failed after the ix2 attempted to automatically rebuild it. Other Seagate 2TB drive is intact, just lacks its RAID 1 mirror partner...
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    Question Lenovo x1 carbon- slow

    So I have a lenovo X1 carbon for about 3+ years. A few months back when it was still under warranty there was an issue because of which there were replacement made. Long story short all components except the screen were replaced by Lenovo. However, after the repair it is is very slow...
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    Question Brand new laptop suddenly restarts and gets stuck in a boot loop

    I just got a new laptop (Lenovo IdeaPad 5 w/ Ryzen 7 4700U) and installed windows 10 on it but didn't activate it. For the first day it worked fine, but the problem appeared yesterday and hasn't stopped no matter what I did. What happens is that the laptop suddenly restarts with no prior...
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    Question CPU speed problem on Lenovo laptop ?

    I have a problem with my IdeaPad L340-15IRH Gaming Laptop. it started 2 weeks ago. The CPU goes from 4.19 GHz to 0.9 GHz after 5 min of playing any game like control assassins creed unity/origin/Valhalla / battlefield 5 / Nioh 2, then sudden FPS drop from something like 60 fps to 20 fps. But...
  11. Viktor4645544

    [SOLVED] What should I buy - Lenovo IdeaPad Gaming 3 ( Ryzen 5 4600H ) or ACER A715 ( Intel i5-9300H)?

    IdeaPad Gaming 3 specs: Ryzen 5 4600H 16GB DDR4 3200MHz Nvidia GTX 1650 4GB ------------------------------- ACER A715 specs: Intel i5-9300H 8GB DDR4 ( I don't know the speed but it's probably 2400Mhz ) Nvidia GTX 1650Ti ------------------------------- I have been told that IdeaPad are...
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    Question Why does my Lenovo Legion Y520 stutter so much ?

    hi guys I need help 🆘 My laptop Lenovo Legion Y520 (i5 7300hq with 1050Ti) stutters a lot in games like random freezes in every game... what I already do: cleaning whole laptop re paste it with mx-4, clean install of the latest windows 10 latest drivers etc... but in the end again stutter so...
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    Question Serious problem Lenovo G505s laptop

    BACKSTORY. So, my Brother when he was young received Lenovo G505s for birthday after few years it suddenly broke, years later my dad sent it to repair shop And they replaced Fan And updated to Windows 10...
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    Question GPU issues after BIOS update (AGCN28WW)

    Hello! I've been using a lot my IdeaPad s540-14API for cloud gaming services, like Geforce Now and Stadia. Recently I updated the BIOS to AGCN28WW and since then I've been having issues when cloud gaming. ISSUE: After playing for a short while (10-20 min) the stream quality and fps drastically...
  16. PandaxUlt

    Question Laptop wont boot into bios

    Hey, Laptop IdeaPad 330s 15ARR With added 4GB DDR4 and 128 GB NVMe SSD separately. I have been going back and forth between windows 10 and linux mint and now I am running Windows. I wanted to try linux again since I like it very much but the gaming support is the thing that pushes me away...
  17. asiniv

    Question Lenovo Thinkpad - Synaptics Trackpoint stops responding

    Hi, I have a Lenovo E15 Windows 10 Pro (fully updated) and I use Photoshop and Lightroom extensively. Personally I don't like the Trackpad so it's disabled and I use only the Trackpoint (and the 3 keys below it). Occasionally when I use Lightroom the Trackpoint suddenly freezes and stops...
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    Question Very long time to POST (Lenovo Z50-70)

    Hello, I have a Lenovo Z50-70 laptop that has been exhibiting strange behaviour for the last year or so. From a powered off state, pressing the power button causes the fan to come on, and the battery, charging and Num Lock lights to come on, but then it sits with a blank screen for anywhere...
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    Question Lenovo 320S-14IKB won't turn on

    Hi, I have a lenovo 320S-14IKB and when I plug in a power source, the CPU heatsink instantly heats up upon pluggin in a power cable, yet when I press the power button for the laptop the power led turns on for about 5 seconds and then the led turns off. No fans spin and no display comes on, I...
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    Question Windows detecting monitor as incorrect model

    I used to use a Lenovo all-in-one LEN-27ICB-A PC, with a HP 27xq monitor as a second screen connected via HDMI. I've just built a new PC and wanted to use the HP monitor as the (only) display for it, again using HDMI. The problem is that the HP monitor shows up as the AIO lenovo model on Windows...
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    Question Secure Erase M.2 SSD on Lenovo IdeaPad L340-17IRH Gaming

    I want to sell the mentioned laptop, but before I do I would wipe its original SSD drive clean and reinstall Windows on it. I found that some Lenovo (including IdeaPad) laptops have a Secure Erase option in the UEFI settings, but this specific model does not seem to contain that option. At...
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    Question Should I buy a new Lenovo IdeaPad 5 or a used Dell XPS 13 ?

    Hey! I am going to buy a new laptop for 600 - 700 Euro and had decided to buy a Lenovo IdeaPad 5 14 ”with AMD Ryzen 5 4500U 2.3 GHz and 8GB RAM. But now I am thinking about if I instead should buy a refurbished Dell XPS 13 9370 with Intel Core i5-8250U 1.6GHz and 8GB RAM. Which do you think I...
  23. Bread212

    Question Internet connection slows down but only on laptop ?

    So I've got a pretty new laptop (5 months old) but ever since I got it, I've been having issues with my internet and cannot figure out what the problem is. For the longest time I thought it was my provider, but after recent tests, I've noticed that the problem only occurs on my laptop. I'm...
  24. Erik Koinberg

    Question Installing a new 1650 GPU in my prebuilt desktop PC ?

    Hello! I have an IdeaCentre 3-07IMB05 Desktop - Type 90NB and I am thinking about maybe upgrading to a dedicated GPU. The question is, would this work? I have a 260 W PSU. Here is a link to the PSU calculation, it appears that the PSU is sufficient. https://outervision.com/b/McQP0T Then...
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    [SOLVED] M.2 Sata III SSD inside the WWAN Slot of the Lenovo P50s

    I have the Lenovo P50s laptop (type 20FL). My question relates to the WWAN port inside of the laptop. I have read that people have used an 2242 M.2 Sata SSD inside the WWAN port of their laptops. I saw a post on Reddit that mentions this on the P50s, but it sounds like it is not compatible...
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    Question Lenovo Thinkpad 330 working without RAM ? How

    Just watch the video
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    Question Lenovo hdd-caddy question

    I wanted to ask if I could install a 9mm HDD caddy in the Lenovo Ideapad 310-15ABR. I bought it and I want to have both an SSD and a HDD (the 1 terabyte one that it comes with would be in the caddy, and the SSD would go in the internal 2.5" storage drive bay). Thanks in advance!
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    Question An issue with lenobo y 500

    I have problem with lenovo ideapad y500 .Usually when I run it it behaves like in the attached video. It will turn on once in a while. How do I fix it?
  29. Wolfmeister97

    Question Graphic card on notebook

    Hi! I just bought myself a new laptop (Lenovo Ideapad 3 - 15ARH05). I installed all the drivers (also I downloaded Lenovo Vantage and made a BIOS update). I installed GeForce Experience and so on. But the problem is that the dedicated GPU (GTX 1650) isn't enabled/activated and I don't know how...
  30. John Lewis 323

    Question Lenovo Z580 ram upgrade

    Hello guys I have a z580 laptop with i7 3632qm and 8gb ram and I want to upgrade my ram to 16gb it is possible? Thanks
  31. R

    Question Used laptop choice - Legion Y540 vs Asus Tuf FX 705DT?

    Specs are practically identical - Y540 (i5 9th gen/GTX 1650/8 Gigs Single Channel/512 GB SSD) Asus Tuf 705 DT (Ryzen 7 3750/GTX 1650/8 Gigs Single Channel/512 GB SSD) I plan to use them for my daily use - programming, UI development, entertainment and some 1080p gaming (I can do medium to high...
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    Question Laptop Screen Compatibility (Lenovo)

    Recently my laptop screen broke.. I live in Greece and here it doesnt have variety of laptop screen. My model is Lenovo IDEAPAD 130-15AST In my country i can only find this model of screen : LENOVO IDEAPAD 110-15AST Can this screen fit in my model?
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    Question Will a PCIE M.2 SSD 2280 fit in a M.2 PCIE SSD 2242 slot?

    I have a Lenovo Ideapad Gaming 3 15IMH05 and i need to know if i can fit a 2280 into a 2242 port. Mi laptop has 3 memory slots, 1 for the hdd, 1 for a 2280 and 1 for a 2242, sadly i can't use the 2280 port and the hdd port at the same time because there is no space in the layout. Any help is...
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    Question How to start a task from HIBERNATION ?

    Hello is there a way to wake up my laptop (Lenovo 340s) from HIBERNATION (not sleep) to run a task? Thank you win 10 pro x64
  35. CryoWolf

    Question Lenovo thinkpad L440 speaker issue

    So I am currently experiencing an issue with the speakers and not quite sure why it does it. So the think pad as a speaker in either side, and I have installed the drivers correctly. When testing the audio windows plays some sort of door bell noise either side and this confirms that both...
  36. Andrews8888

    Question Ryzen 7 4800h temperature too high in some games

    Hi, I just got new laptop Lenovo legion 5. (Ryzen 7 4800h, RXT2060, 16GB). I have tried playing some games and there is a problem in only one game so far. However, I believe that this is not the end. So these are the games I have tried yet: Metro Exodus, Devil May Cry 5, Apex Legends...
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    Question thinkpad x230 faulty wifi card, can it randomly shutdown my laptop ?

    I recently accuired a 2nd hand thinkpad x230, on my own i did remove the WWAN card and installed a msata ssd in its place, also replaced the RAM modules from 2x2gb to a 2x 4gb( ram is verified pulled out from another system). OS wise i installed win10pro as the system had its sticker with...
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    Question Trying to pick between 2 for a second monitor (4K) but slightly confused and need help/opinions

    After many hours of research (couple months) , I have concluded to IPS monitors because I want to see what the hype is about and I already have a c32hg70 which is a VA panel with HDR 600 and I want to see the viewing angles. (Prices and Monitors) I've picked out the Dell S2721QS...
  39. [SOLVED] What is the maximum amount of RAM my laptop can take ?

    Hello, I am using a Lenovo Model 80T3 (80T300TETX) laptop and I have 8GB of DDR4 RAM available. I want to upgrade to 32 RAM as the RAM Amount is not enough anymore but I have a question about the maximum RAM capacity of my computer. With CMD, the maximum amount of RAM is specified as 32 GB...
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    Question Need help with older laptop, it keeps shutting down ?

    Hi guys, I'm looking for help on getting an older laptop working. I'm donating this laptop for kids who need devices to do remote learning. Basically, I have a Lenovo G50-45 Type 80E3. Here are the specs: CPU: AMD A6-6310 APU with AMD Radeon R4 Graphics 1.80 GHz RAM: 4 GB (3.46 usable) DDR3...