Forum discussion tagged with Lenovo.
  1. Harry8574

    Question local account password will not reset, forgot password, dont know if its a microsoft /windows password I used on a new computer

    I recently bought a laptop after 7 years using my built one. Today I am trying to force windows to STOP using the password to log in so I just boot up and hit enter or something and have my computer available.. Well I changed passwords, saved it in a notepad, like I always do, and now I cannot...
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    Question Fan error while fan is working on Lenovo Thinkpad E14 Gen 2 ?

    Hello! My CPU Fan started rattling and vibrating so I took it out in order to take a look. The Fan was pretty clean already but I cleaned it again, I applied some thermal paste and now when I try to open the laptop, "Fan error" shows up, I can only continue by pressing "ESC" and by agreeing to...
  3. K

    [WTS] Notebook / Mobile Workstation Lenovo Thinkpad P1 Gen5 + Accessories

    Up for sale is an almost new ThinkPad P1 Gen 5. The device is in Austria, couple of km south of Vienna. I got the device in February 2023 and have been using it only occasionally since then. The device is in great shape, no traces of any usage, trackpad is clean, keys are like new, maybe couple...
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    Question Wifi on laptop mysteriously broken

    Hey guys, my laptop, Lenovo Ideapad 5 14ALC05 (Win10 21H2) for some reason cannot connect to the internet. Upon connecting, it just shows no wifi. I have reinstalled Windows multiple times and tried all kinds of drivers. Even USB tethering to my phone won't work with the original network...
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    Help deciding between 2 Laptops

    I am torn between this 2 Laptops: Lenovo Slim 7 ProX 14.5" 3K Laptop AMD Ryzen 9 6900HS Creator Edition NVIDIA, 32 Gb RAM and 1 Tb SSD ($900 Certified Refurbished) or ASUS - Zenbook 14.5" 2.8K OLED Laptop - Intel Evo Platform - 13th Gen Core i7 Processor with 16GB Memory - 512GB SSD - Inkwell...
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    Question Lenovo error 1962

    Hello everyone I have a lenovo tiny pc m715q with a problem. Every time I start the pc I have to log in to the bios and enable csm to start windows. It disables itself after every restart and gives me the error 1962. The working settings don't get saved as the default in the bios. The cmos...
  7. slake8

    Question Unable to find drivers for my tablet

    I have an old Lenovo 367927u tablet which was running on windows 10 when one of my friend handed over to me . I tried reinstalling the the OS. The Windows is resintalled now but I'm unable to find the driveres. Touch Drivers, Wifi, Graphics, audio etc. Lenovo supports says everything is up to...
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    Question Desktop GPU upgrade to GTX 1650? Please help !

    Hi, I have a Lenovo Thinkcentre m82 SFF with a GeForce 710 2gb low profile. Intel i5 12 gb ram I would like to upgrade to a GTX 1650 4gb low profile. Will my pc support the GPU ? If not, which should I upgrade to ?
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    Question Dell monitor and Lenovo laptop - - connection incompatibility ?

    Hi! I recently bought a DELL S3422DWG monitor and I haven't been able to connect it to my Lenovo 14'' Ideapad 5 14IIL05 ultrabook. My laptop detects the monitor but it displays 'No signal from HDMI'. When I try 'duplicate displays' with refresh rate 60Hz (Interlaced) my screen appears on the...
  10. YaSsEr16

    [SOLVED] CPU stuck at base clock speeds when playing only

    I have Lenovo IdeaPad l340 gaming for 3 years now, and it was perfectly working, but recently the CPU stuck at the base speed which is 2.6 GHz this only happens when playing a game, and the weird for me that when pressing alt+tab the speed goes up to 4 GHz when back to the game become 2.6 again...
  11. Christian00

    Question BSOD on Lenovo Yoga 15 laptop ?

    Hello, it's been a few days that my laptop gets a BSOD when I watch a video or use web browser. Updating the drivers and doing a clean installation didn't resolve it. Windows version: Windows 10, 10.0, version 2009, build: 19045 Hardware: 20ALDU637T, LENOVO CPU: GenuineIntel Intel(R) Core(TM)...
  12. J

    Question Lenovo Blocking Driver Updates

    I have a Lenovo Yoga running Intel i7 8th Gen. Recently, I downloaded Diablo II Resurrected but the game prompts me to update my Intel drivers or suffer stability issues and crashes. I've updated as much as I can using the Lenovo Vantage updater, Windows Updater and even downloaded a free...
  13. Istio13

    Question Lenovo y520 HDD, SDD died?

    Dear everyone, My problem is that last night I fall asleep while watching some movie(online), my laptop battery drained. Today morning I woke up and suddenly my laptop can't boot the windows. I can hear a little beeping, probably the motherboard because of the failure. The system can't...
  14. nabil_rizal_

    Question RAM speed does not match RAM specifications

    When I bought this laptop (Lenovo Ideapad 320) it was equipped with built-in RAM with a speed of 2133MHz, after running for several years my RAM speed had dropped to 1066MHz and to be honest the decrease was really felt in the performance section. Then I finally decided to replace it with new...
  15. MasterCookieUY

    Question Lenovo Thinkcentre M93: two beeps after changing from Legacy to UEFI, no display and no POST ?

    Some days ago a friend of mine gave me his Lenovo Thinkcentre M93 to fix something related to drivers, screen resolution and told me someone changed something in the BIOS. PC would boot until I entered the BIOS and without thinking I changed boot options from Legacy to UEFI. After saving and...
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    Question Laptop keyboard issue ?

    Hey everyone, I have a problem with my Lenovo Legion Y520-15ikbn laptop. Lately, I've been noticing that when I press down on the right side of the palm rest, random keys are being pressed. I recorded a video of it, which you can check out here: link. I cleaned my laptop recently and even had...
  17. J

    Question Recently upgraded laptop RAM, system seems to be performing worse

    Have a lenovo ideapad S540, that has 4gb soldered ram and another 4gb stick by default. The manufacturer has stated that you can have up to 12GB (so change the stick to an 8GB), but other users have managed to upgrade to 20GB successfully (so changing stick to a 16GB). I have changed my stick...
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    Question Changing the Mobo of Lenovo M58p Tower

    I changed the CPU of my Lenovo Thinkcenter M58p to Core2Quad Q9650 from a Core2Duo E8400. However because it is an OEM board, it doesn't support OC. Can I change the mobo to another LGA 775 socket standard ATX board which can fit in the chassis so I can overclock the processor?
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    Question Lenovo Ideapad freeze even on BIOS screen

    Hello, I have problem with my Lenovo Ideapad 5 15ARE05 (Ryzen 4700, 16GB RAM, Win 11, no dedicated GPU). Laptop was turned on a desk with only browser opened, I didn't use it for around hour and a half and screen just got all messy and turned off. So I had to turn it off by long press of the...
  20. craninerd

    Question Am I out of luck?

    I have a Lenovo V50s-071MB computer. I now realize the power supply is very small, 260 watt max. I wanted to install a new graphics card on on the PCI express 16 slot I have, but as expected theres no 8 pin power connector. The chassis and so the power supply are very small form factor...
  21. N

    [SOLVED] PC beeps (4beeps-4beeps-4beeps-4beeps) on shutdown and doesnt turns off

    I turned on my PC after a very long time (3+ yrs). Its a Lenovo thinkcentre M58 and as the title says it doesnt wants to turn off normally. On shutdown, it beeps in the abovementioned order and then the fan keeps running forever. There is no HDD activity and no display output. I have to turn it...
  22. Yosef Marcera

    Question Laptop performing way below normal ?

    I have been experiencing incredible loss in performance from my laptop for a long time now, I have tried many ways (but one) to solve it yet it does not seem to help. Before getting any further, my laptop is a Lenovo IdeaPad S340-14API with a Ryzen 7 3700U and Vega 10 graphics. I got the laptop...
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    Question Lenovo pc stuck on “Preparing Automatic Repair”

    Hello, I recently restarted my Lenovo Sharkbay pc, and it is stuck on a preparing automatic repair loop. Any help appreciated.
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    Question Lenovo Legion 5 laptop - - - - "Display driver nvlddmkm stopped responding and has successfully recovered" ?

    Sometimes whenever I play a 3D video game, my laptop screen goes black, turning on again with maximum brightness that I can't turn down. It also results in the game crashing Viewing event viewer shows me this error log: There's a warning log after that which reads: Here's a list of...
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    Question Moving or replacing SD slot on Lenovo Ideapad 3i

    I bought a Lenovo Ideapad 3i, and i like to have a 256GB SD card inserted into my laptop that acts as "permanent" storage so that I can keep my work on an encrypted removable device, even though it is almost never removed. It's a bit idiosyncratic but it's what I like. Anyway, the Ideapad has a...
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    Question Appearing few lines at the bottom of the screen

    For 2 - 3 days, I have been facing an issue appearing a few lines at the bottom of the screen. But the strange thing is that it is not permanently showing. If I restart my laptop then it will disappear. Can anybody help me to get some ideas about this? Following are some details and I also...
  27. arif1752002m4a1

    [SOLVED] What PCIe interface is used in my laptop?

    I recently got a very budget gaming laptop for my college use.. This is Lenovo Ideapad Gaming 3 15IHU6-D1; i5 11320H 16GB DDR4 (Upgraded from 8GB) GTX 1650 GDDR6 1080P 60Hz LCD. now the question is... How do I know if GPU is connected via CPU PCIe Lanes of Via PCH PCIe Lanes.. GPU z Shows...
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    Question Lenovo Thinkpad P14s Gen 2 doesn't detect external monitor with discrete graphics.

    Good afternoon! I've just gotten a new Lenovo ThinkPad P14s Gen 2 as a working laptop from my employer, and I cannot understand how to detect an external monitor with discrete graphics. Could you help me, please? The situation is the following: The laptop has 2 GPUs: integrated Intel Graphics...
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    Used laptop price estimation. Lenovo Legion 5 15ACH6H (RTX 3070, AMD Ryzen 7 5800H, 16 GB RAM, 512GB SSD)

    Good afternoon. I am going to sell my laptop, could you help me with price estimation, please? I have a Lenovo laptop that I bought new about two years ago (summer 2021). It is still under warranty until July 2023, and the warranty can be extended for additional two years for 100 euros. It was...
  30. Pibem

    Question Lenovo Legion 5 Camera driver problem

    Hello everyone! and Happy new year! like 2 days ago my camera just stopped working, as far as i've tried i just managed to know it seems like a driver issue, since the camera appears as hidden int he Device Manager, and if i delete or completely delete the driver (from DevMan options) it...
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    Question Upgrade memory on lenovo laptop

    Hi there, i have an laptop of lenovo here, according to CPU-Z program, those are the specs(it did not work for me uploading it using link, so i have to paste links here): https://ibb.co/sgrnc2q https://ibb.co/sVp23mk One thing that makes me curious, as you can see in the picture, at the memory...
  32. Muravey

    Question Lenovo 300-20ish / RX 580 upgrade possible? (image heavy)

    Hello, good folks of the Tommiverse! I've found many an answer on these forums throughout the ages. It's my time to ramble on about obscure problems with uncanny solutions. I've got a pre-built Lenovo 300-20ish tower. This thing has been with me for almost six years now, and it's asking me for...
  33. makaveli9996

    Question How do I force external display to use integrated graphic gpu on Lenovo Legion 5 15ACH6H laptop ?

    I want to connect 2 displays to my AMD integrated GPU (Ryzen 7 5800H), not my nvidia RTX 3070. I connect monitors via USB-C -> display port wires. I tried to change options in nvidia control panel to force using AMD GPU but no result. My model...
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    13-14" AMD where keyboard is most important factor (heavy typing / programming)

    ThinkPad keyboards just aren't what they used to be. I have been testing out laptop keyboards at local shops the the past couple of weeks and am not really finding any decent keyboards. For the most part all of these modern keyboards feel like junky slivers of plastic attached to flimsy mini...
  35. Yyoshe

    Question Lenovo Yoga 7i Keyboard issues

    I bought my laptop open box and since I have had issues with the keyboard. At first all keys were okay, then a month in the keys "G", "H" started to not register. It would take multiple presses at various pressures to register the input. Today it seems to have spread to other keys? Keys "I", the...
  36. Valina35

    Question Monitor Changeing Colors?

    My Monitor Is Lenovo c22-25 And If I Move Around Like if stand Up The Colors Change And If I go Down The Colors Change Like its Color Blind Does Anyone Know Whats Happening?
  37. M

    Question GPU performing bad

    Hello guys ! I'm posting today because I have a wierd problem with my gpu since 2/3 days. Firstly, I have a laptop, so it is impossible for me to swap graphics card, it's a Lenovo Legion Y540-17IRH, with a RTX 2060 and a i7-9750HF that runs on Windows 11. I went on holiday for a month and did...
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    Laptop reccomendation

    Hello so im in a market for a new laptop, so far i was looking at acer aspire 5 with R7 5700u, 16GB RAM, is there anyting better within this price range of 650$ or lower (Croatias market) i bassicaly need a lap top for web browsing, watching movies and stuff like that, no gaming intended, id...
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    Question Lenovo series for developing: 'ThinkPad' or 'ThinkBook' - other?

    Hello Thanks to this friendly forum, with the purpose to buy an Asus (Zenbook Pro) for developing purposes (Java/Spring - VirtualBox for Linux) as an alternative was suggested Lenovo too. For Lenovo's Laptops page exists many models. For developing purposes indicated above - It seems the...
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    Recommendations about Asus vs Lenovo

    About developing for Java/Spring use Linux through VirtualBox (and nothing about Web Designing) for Asus the Zenbook Pro serie is a good choice, what is the equivalent serie for Lenovo? In General what is better Asus or Lenovo and why? - your experience is valuable Thanks in advance