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Available HD bays in V330 15IKB?

Q: Available HD bays in V330 15IKB?

I just got a Lenovo V330-15IKB (MPN 81AX00CBUK) I want to install a second SSD internally (not via DVD drive) but unsure what space / type of port is available as a 2nd bay. Anybody know if I can just whack a regular 2.5 SATA in or do I need something else like M.2 NVMe etc? Don't want to buy the wrong drive. Spec is: i5-8250U, 8Gb, 256Gb 15.6" Thanks!

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please i need help ! i don't know if "LENOVO V330-15IKB" have the thunderbolt 3 ! can you help me  please ?

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Is this SSD: https://www.teamgroupinc.com/en/catalog/act.php?act=2&index_id=132     (have the 256 gb version )compatible with this laptop: https://www.lenovo.com/gb/en/laptops/lenovo/v-series/V330-15/p/88LG80V0912. It has i3-8130U processor. I have the ssd and its in the laptop, but it doesnt show up in BIOS or Windows 10 ( installed it to check for a fix but no success ). Please advise here. BIOS is up to date, but im getting really frustrated because of this. Please help!

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hi all, i recently bought a v330-15ikb laptop, the specs say 4gb ram soldered into one slot with 4gb in other and that max total size is 20gb. i searched out a 16gb memory that should be suitable: http://eu.crucial.com/eur/en/compatible-upgrade-for/Lenovo/lenovo-v330does anyone know how to get into the laptop to do this? i can see no obvious panel to remove and the keyboard does not look like it lifts off as with previous lenovo's i have known. the great google seems unable to give me a clue as to how to proceed.anyone got any ideas? 

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I removed DVD and inserted a SSD with a caddy . Bios or Windows can't detect SSD. When I insert a HDD instead of SSD, it works normally.I updated Bios and drivers. I can see SSD with a usb converter. SSD and caddy box works. But when I insert them to DVD slot, they don't work.  Lenovo V330 15IKB does'nt have a sata settings at Bios.  Does Lenovo V330 15IKB support mSata?

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I have the laptop I wrote on the topic.  I was working all fine but after installing latest BIOS update I started to keep seeing the screen with options like recovery, bios settings..And any settings in bios menu didnt help. I guess its because of the last so called critical update! How can I revert the bios update? Thanks

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Hi all, I'm going to buy a v330-15ikb with i5-8250U.Does this laptop support Intel Optane technology?It comes with the memory already in place or I need to buy it myself?

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Hi, wondering if anyone else has encountered this and if they have managed to fix it. The touchpad is not even recognised as hardware when i cat /proc/bus/input/devices. The mousepad worked with windows 10 before I swapped OS's for ubuntu 16.04 and then 18.04. Im using a wireless usb mouse in the meantime as a work around but this is not always ideal. thanks in advance, C.

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I updated my BIOS. On windows 10I did download the 6scn31ww.exe And installed it.But my laptop not boot and Enter the boot menu.

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Hello, I'm trying to install an M.2 NVMe SSD (XPG SX6000 256GB) into the Lenovo V330 15IKB, and it isn't recognized at all. I tested a Samsung PM951 256GB and it recognized it just fine. I also tested the XPG in another laptop and it worked as well. The PM951 and SX6000 should be identical in terms of type and protocols. Anyone have any idea what's going on? I am currently attempting to update the BIOS to 35 from 30, but I doubt that will accomplish anything. I will update here if it does. EDIT: BIOS update did not help, the XPG SX6000 is still not recognized.

A:Lenovo V330 15IKB vs XPG SX6000 M.2 NVMe compatibility issue

StorageSome: M.2 SSD / SATA 6.0Gb/sSome: M.2 SSD / PCIe NVMe, PCIe 3.0 x 4, 32Gb/sSome: HDD / SATA 6.0Gb/s, 2.5" wide, 7mm high PSREF:http://psref.lenovo.com/syspool/Sys/PDF/Lenovo%20Laptops/Lenovo%20V330%20(15_)/Lenovo%20V330_15IKB_P... Your PCIe is 3.0 x4.  Your XPG is 3.0 x2. Your PM951 is a 3.0 x4. Someone else could state if 3.0 x2 will run in a 3.0 x4 slot. 

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Dear Mr. and Mrs.I already search the replacement parts for this notebook and asked in german shop support (they can not help me with that).I bought a real nice V330-15IKB 81AX for my croatian relatives. Unfortunatly i did not think of the keyboard and they can not live with a german keyboard set to croatian layout.Now I would like to replace the original german keyboard with a croatian one. If you can tell me which part to buy and even better where to buy I would be very happy (even more my relatives).The other option is to get stamps for the keys, but that would be an ugly solution for a really well made product.Thank you in advance!Thomas

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Hello, I just bought this laptop 3 days ago and after 1 day of use it's already not working. After the normal updates of windows 10 an official bios update was shown by lenovo which technically was correctly installed. Then while I was transferring a folder from my local network windows 10 crashed. After reboot it crashed again untill it became stuck in boot menu. I tried everything from changing uefi to legacy but it kept going to boot menu and then I noticed the hard disk wasn't recognized by the BIOS, but the weird thing is that sometimes it loads up untill windows recovery menu so it partially reads the hard disk and then dies again since I can't access c drive from command prompt nor see the hard disk with diskpart list disk command. I also hear a click noise every minute or so when this happens. I don't know what to do. Does anyone know any solution? In case it's a hard disk failure does warranty cover this?Extra info: when I got it out of the box the screen frame was a little bit open on two sides, so could it be that the laptop got damaged during shipping and the sata cable is partially loose?Thanks in advance. 

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Hi there guys, I know this might be in the wrong section but can someone tell me if my laptop has 2 HDD Bays and what the Maximum Ram the Motherboard can have?

Manufacturer: TOSHIBA
Model: KTKAA (U2E1)
Version: PSAL6A-07F016

Cheers Guys.

Oh and one little thing. Can the GFX be upgraded?

ATI Mobility Radeon HD 3650

A:2 HDD Bays? and max RAM?

From what I could find (its a discontinued model I think)

Max RAM is 8GB and the laptop only has 1 Hard drive. Graphics cards can not usually be upgraded in a laptop and if you find someone who is prepared to do it then it is likely to be expensive as the cards are generally soldered to the board

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Hello, can anyone tell me if the Satellite S70-B-10Z has 2 hdd bays?

Thank you!

A:Re: Has Satellite S70-B-10Z 2 HDD bays?

Hi Andrei

Unfortunately, Satellite S70-B does not support 2nd HDD bay

Grettings

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which models have two hdd bays? (I mean 2 normal hdds and not a hdd and a ssd or swapping out the optical drive) I'm looking for a 17" screen model. thanks

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I have a Compaq presario 17XL360 notebook with swapable drives. I would like to get rid of my ME operating system for XP. The problem is I'm not sure if I can format the hard drive using the 3 floppy drive then swap out the bay for the cd ROM drive and install XPs operating system. Will the computer recognize the cd ROM without the operating system in it?
 

A:swapable bays on laptop

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How many drives can be installed and where are they located in this work station?

A:storage bays and hard drives

Hi tinkerstoys, According to the document quickspecs:http://www8.hp.com/h20195/v2/getpdf.aspx/c04834941.pdf?ver=9 "Four (4) dedicated drive slots, two (2) M.2 slots, and two (2) 2.5?drive bays." I hope that helps !Can I ask you a favor ?If the question is clarified, mark my answer as "resolved" and click on the icon of the "hand" to provide "congratulations" in recognition.Have a nice week !Im a volunteer in the HP Forum !

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Can anyone give me any pointers on how to get my 5.25 hard drives into the two top 5.2 bays of the HP 440 Chassis? I can't a seem to fit them around the CPU fan from the inside and the front plates don't seems to pop out easily. Is there a trick i am missing? Thanks for any help. mosea

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Can anyone give me any pointers on how to get my 5.25 hard drives into the two top 5.2 bays of the HP 440 Chassis? I can't a seem to fit them around the CPU fan from the inside and the front plates don't seems to pop out easily. Is there a trick i am missing? Thanks for any help. mosea

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I have disconnected the SATA plugs and the only thing stopping me from pulling the bay right out is the wiring to the fan (which sits just behind the grill). Can anyone advise me as to how to get the fan off without pulling the black & red wires away - they disappear into the mechanism somehow - so that I can pull the bays out completely? The wiring is anchored inside the case before it gets to the M/B, so pulling the plug from the M/B wouldn't help either.

Screenshots:

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v68/martinlest/1.jpg
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v68/martinlest/2.jpg


Thanks.

A:Antec 900 Case - anyone know how to remove the HDD bays?

There is a groove in the mounting region that has tabs holding the fan cables in place. You can pry them up and that will free up the wiring so you can unscrew the fan from the mount and remove it completely.

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My case has these two expansion ports in front, hidden behind removable plastic covers. There's metal grating over it (as you should be able to see below) but it looks like that could be snapped off really easily with a pair of pliers.

Here's a picture:
So, my question is, what can I put in these expansion ports? It looks like Zip drives and front-mounted USB ports would be too large. The only thing I can think of would be extra floppy drives, and who needs that in this day in age?
 

A:Solved: Mini Expansion Bays

these would also fit hdd's. Which is really what they are designed for. You can get 3 1/2" cards to go in them as well, such as front mounted usb, sound card outputs, etc. which is why they have the removeable metal and plastic covers. Yes if you wanted to, you could put a floppy drive in there as well
 

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Hello, I have a query about the 17-r107na (ENERGY STAR) My question regards the HDD Bays for this model. It is sold with 512GB, would it be possible to fit an extra 2,5" HDD, Without removing either the SSD or the optical drive? Many Thanks

A:17-r107na (ENERGY STAR) HDD Bays

See the Service Manual here: Manual Pages 34 and 51 show the hard drive and mSSD, respectively. There is a single 2.5 inch drive bay available.  If this is "the Answer" please click "Accept as Solution" to help others find it. 

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I recently bought my first desktop computer after years of always having a laptop and I am pleased about the idea of expanding it. The computer I purchased is a decent machine (Gateway DX4710) and is not in need of pertinent upgrades to make it run any better. But it does have two expansion slots in the back (one is the wireless adaptor which I don't need anyway) and one expansion bay in the front. Having never added to a desktop computer before, what are some common uses of these extra expansion slots? What would be a good idea to use them for?
 

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I figure raptors run hot, and right now I'm running this case:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811146025

Basically, I have too many hard drive, and cant use the middle bays because of my 8800GTX extending out too far.

so, i can get this Thermaltake icage hard drive mounting system for $24
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811999141

Or

I can get 3 of these for about $10 after tax, micro center is right by me, and only 3% tax.
http://www.microcenter.com/single_product_results.phtml?product_id=0223371

is the icage worth it?
Right now I'm running a WD6400AAKS by itself, with the 3 raptors installed, and nothing on them yet.

My goal is to have the 3 x 36GB Raptors in RAID 0, and then 2 x WD6400AAKS Drives in RAID 0, and then an External eSATA 1TB Drive for backup. My DVD RW is a SATA Drive.

I would have the 1TB drive as an internal, except that my DVD RW is a SATA drive, and my 680i only has 6 SATA Ports. plus I can take the drive places with me, which could work out well anyways in the end.

I am going to have to end up buying an e SATA PCI Express card as well, i'll talk about that later
 

A:Getting my 3 x 36GB Raptors into 5.25" bays

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I would like to find out if my laptop has two hard drive bays. I intend to add an SSD to my HDD, I know there is the option of an SSHD but i havent seen any with the SSD compartment greater than 32GB, and i want one larger than that to keep my windows folder and games Model: Envy x360 15t-w100 SPECS:Intel core i7 - 5200u8gb RAM1TB HDDNvidia geforce 930m15.6"               

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Does the HP 17e119wm have 2 sata drive bays>>

A:Does the HP 17e119wm have 2 sata drive bays> >

Hi, It only has room for 1 HDD and only supports single HDD configuration as shown on the  Maintenance and Service Guide from the following link:      http://support.hp.com/us-en/product/HP-Pavilion-17-Notebook-PC-series/5401229/model/6761919/manuals Regards.

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I have purchased several SSD drives that I am cloning to upgarde current systems. I am using a USB 3.0 Drive enclosure that recognizes standard SATA drives but not the SSD. When I attach the same enclosure on a Windows 7 machine it sees the drive right away and assigns it a drive letter. The SSD does not appear in disk management either on Windows 10.

Thoughts?

A:Windows 10 Not Recognizing SSD's When In External Drive Bays

Originally Posted by sentryknight


I have purchased several SSD drives that I am cloning to upgarde current systems. I am using a USB 3.0 Drive enclosure that recognizes standard SATA drives but not the SSD. When I attach the same enclosure on a Windows 7 machine it sees the drive right away and assigns it a drive letter. The SSD does not appear in disk management either on Windows 10.

Thoughts?



I have 2 win 10 systems. No usb 3.0 drive one Tb or larger can be recognized. Not even through Paragon Drive Manager software which on other windows systems can see drives windows does not. Driver are fine my NAS usb 3.0 ports. Seen some hit and miss solutions but none work for me.

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Hi,i'm searching for a notebook with 2 HDD slot, an Intel i7 cpu and at least 8GB DDR3 RAM....anyone knows some laptop with these features???? Thanks

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Hello all.  I'm considering getting a ThinkPad T61 & the tech specs I've read on a few sites don't answer a few questions:1) Is an adapter required before being able to connect a drive to the 2nd drive bay inside?2)  Is the 2nd drive bay inside, IDE or SATA?  Or is there a dual connector adapter for being able to connect either type?  I have both types of 2-1/2" laptop drives and want to put a 2nd drive inside so am curious about which type the 2nd drive bay is.3)  Is the 1st drive bay, SATA or IDE?4)  Besides WinXP or Win7 or whichever "modern" version of Windows I'll end up using, I also have need of using DOS 6.22 & Win 3.11 and so will need to use MSCDEX.EXE for the CD/DVD drive.  So my question is, is it in the BIOS to enable Legacy Support for the CD/DVD drive so that an IDE driver will recognize it?  I've tried a couple of drivers on another SATA laptop that say they support/recognize SATA but they've failed so I don't even consider them a possibility anymore.  I need for the T61's DVD/CD drive to be recognized by MSCDEX which means either IDE or Legacy Support (and this other laptop I've tested the SATA drivers on doesn't have a Legacy Support option in the BIOS).5) What is the video refresh rate of the T61's own screen?  I've read info that an external monitor can easily get 75 Hz and 85 (or higher I think I suppose), but my curiosity is the laptop's own screen.  Is 75 or 85, or higher, in the list of ref... Read more

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My  old Lenovo G570 decided to pack up on me a few weeks ago so I purchased a new Lenovo V330-151KB with a Samsung 960 256GB SSD. I do not want to throw the old Samsung SATA 860 256GB SSD away that I had in the G570 and wonder if it can be put in the SATA bay of the V330 as an extra drive. Has anyone done this.

A:Adding 2.5" SSD to V330

It can go in the HDD bay with special bracket and connector. HMM page 86 has these 2 parts:https://download.lenovo.com/consumer/mobiles_pub/v330-15ikb_v330-15isk_v130-15igm_v130-15ikb_hmm_201...

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Hi allI have a spare 1gb hdd 9mm does anyone know if this will fit in place of the optical drve and if so what part do I need 

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Hi, I'm trying to add drives to the M800/M900 SFF (10FX, 10FY) and need the FRU's for the bays. It is not clear in the FRU list what to choose.Can anyone clarify for me:Optional 2,5" bay (under the 3,5" bay) for 2nd drive2,5" plastic tray (the blue one)3,5" bay in the 5,25" slot I guess this is the 3,5" tray (blue one): 00XD462 Thanks.  




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Hey I have the Lenovo V330 14KB and I can't found which devices I can use in my Ultra Bay shelf it only say 88x20x7 mm but when I search for this size I can't found anything. So can someone me please say what is the exact name from my ultra bay shelf and what devices/battery can i buy?

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Good morning everyone, do you know if the V330 supports wake on lan?just found some pages where a note was writen, saying that this is not supported while using a USB C Docking. Does that mean that it works without docking station? Thank you in advance! Kind regards,Bernd

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Good morning everyone, do you know if the V330 supports wake on lan?just found some pages where a note was writen, saying that this is not supported while using a USB C Docking. Does that mean that it works without docking station? Thank you in advance! Kind regards,Bernd

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Hello community. I recently purchased a Lenovo v330 15-IGM and i try to laod it with windows 7I have not managed  yet to make the installation. I have  always  the  message 0x000000A5. My questions are two:Is my Lenovo windows 7 compatible? How i can install win7 in this laptop? Thanks Georgios from Greece

A:Windows 7 compatible with V330 15-IGM??

Lenovo only supports win 10 on your machine.

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How can I control fan speed on my computer?Note : I installed power management driver on Lenovo Website. Thank you in advantage.

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Hi Lenovo Family,I am Emre from Turkey. I have a question. I just bougth a V33015IKB and installed necessary softwares like Vantage and finished all the updates. But I realized that there is no Battery Conservation option in Vantage which is present in my another Lenovo Notebook V310. I made some research but couldn't be sure if it is not an option for V330 or it is just kind of a bug. So is there a way to limit max charge level of my V330 and save its battery or do I have to charge it %100 everytime and kill it quickly?Thank you,Emre

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Hi,  I bought a Lenovo v330 notebook. It's coming 1 tb hdd .I plugged m.2  SSD. (crucial mx 500 CT250MX500SSD4) . I started to install Windows 10 Pro. After normal steps , the notebook restarted. After restart, V330 asking unlock code . (displaying Unlock CT250MX500SSD) Which code? I did not enter the code?  I can not access the bios screen right now .  Unplugged the SSD. Everything is normal. I plugged  another new SSD. The same steps , same problem . Probably related to OPAL.  What can i do ? How can I use this SSD in this notebook?Thanks for helps

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I have a new Lenovo V330 Core, only 2 months old, used a handful of times. I switched it off and then tried to use it a few days later but it kept asking me if I wanted Chrominium as my default page. I had not installed Chrominium. Now all it does is constantly load (blue circle) which means I can?t do anything else as the curser is not functioning properly. I can?t click on anything so cannot access settings or anything else. I?m so frustrated! This is a brand new computer without any damage.ive turned it on and off many times, it makes no difference. I?m just stuck looking at the homepage with the occasional message popping up like Microsoft app is no responding or Chrominium isn?t responding. please help!?

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Hi,

Just bought a new EPSON V330 Scanner. Installed as indicated, plugged it in, turned it on and...nothing.
I tried everything, un-installed, re-installed, re-started, it's still not detected.
Anything else I should try before I return this POS?

Thank you.

A:Epson V330 scanner not detected by Win 8

Hello Technoir,

We also have a Windows 8 forum. Here's the link: EightForums

1) Check to see if there are other pre-installed Print and Imaging drivers by looking in Add/Remove Programs. If so, these other drivers could be what's stopping installation. They would need to be removed so they do not cause any driver conflict for the new installation.

2) Does the software version your using support Windows 8. Here is a web download of the newest version. Compare to the version printed on your install CD.

Epson Perfection V330 Photo Scanner

Hope this helps,
John

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Hi,
 
Is it possible to replace the none backlit with a backlit version for lenovo V330-14IKB
The specs mentions it as optional.
Cannot see a thing in the dark...
 
Thank  you in advance!
 

A:V330-14IKB -Adding Backlit Keyboard?

Hey there, Amstorm! 
 
Welcome to the Lenovo Community Forum! 
 
That's a great question! As we were checking here, it is possible to exchange the non-backlit keyboard with a backlit keyboard on the Lenovo V330-14IKB. However, the only concern is the keyboard layout on the current laptop that you have. Kindly share the MTM or machine type model of the laptop, so we can check on it. Hit us back! 
 
Regards! 

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