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Q: Lenovo IdeaPad 100s

After Windows 10 aniversary update, cant turn off IdeaPad 100s. Windows Icon, press turn off. Screen goes off after while, but the white LED is still on. Next day battery is empty. Charge battery Turn on and off. Same story. Have to press on/off button for few seconds so the LED goes off. How is it possible that I cant turn off this laptop after Windows 10 Aniversary update. Should I restore it or what should I do. Because I dont want to turn off everytime by pressing on/off button for few seconds. As I can see, Im not the only person with this issue. And please dont teal me to take out the battery ?

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Preferred Solution: Lenovo IdeaPad 100s

I recommend downloading and running DAP. It can help sort out any driver and firmware related issues on your system

It's worked out well for many of us in the past.

You can download it direct from this link http://downloaddap.org. (This link will open the download page of DAP so you can save a copy to your computer.)

A: Lenovo IdeaPad 100s

I have recently purchased following Model - (Lenovo Ideapad 100 Core i3 - (4 GB/500 GB HDD/DOS) 80QQ001XIH IP 100- 15IBD Notebook), Its camera is not working, I hv tried camera drivers but not working, can anyone help me out.

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My wireless connection keeps dropping even though the rest of the devices at home that's connected to the same router is staying connected. I've tried all the troubleshooting I could find online, but nothing seems to work. Then again, I'm not that IT savvy. I just bought this laptop a few days ago and I want to make sure I've not done anything to compromise the device's wireless capabilities.  Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated.  Thanks 

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Greetings. The charger for my Ideapad 100s has failed. I have tried to find a replacement on the Lenovo website but I can not seem to locate. Could anyone direct me to a compatible charger? Thank You.










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A:Lenovo Ideapad 100s charger

Hi Rivera,
 
Welcome to the Lenovo community!
 
Please provide the system model number( MTM ) for further assistance.
Note: Please do not share system serial number here.
 
Let us know how you get on.
 
Regards,
Shashi
 
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I have my new Lenovo ideapad and I need to change it to windows 10 64x (it's 32bit now). When I enter the F2 when rebooting, it won't let me switch and when I press the up and down button - it doesn't work. Somebody can help and walk me through the rebooting in order to install Windows 10 64x? I have it on my USB, to which I've downloaded it via Media Maker (I can't recall the name) of Windows.

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After windows updates last night , i shut down down my computer and today im trying to start it but nothing happens . I tried the , plug out charger , 15 sec power button and plug in , thing and I tried with 1 min hold too but , none of them works.  Only the battery light on , when I plug in the ac , power light is not working at all . Any suggestions

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I shut down my lenovo 100S 11IBY and after some hours i took it and it is not turning on im pressing power button but no power light appears and it is not turnong screen is all black. No charger issue. Any one know the solution ??

A:Lenovo ideapad 100S is not turning on .

Hi there, Usama ?
 
Thank you for writing in to the Lenovo Forum - happy to have you here today.
 

Unplug AC adapter (remove from notebook).
Remove main battery
Press and hold the power button for 30 seconds (power drain)
Replace main battery
Replace AC adapter

Update us how it goes.
 
 
 
 
Regards,
 
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My Ideapad 100s went through upgrades last night and this morning, it won't turn on.  I'm wondering if it crashed.

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First off, I'm going to say this laptop was a Christmas gift from a friend. I do not have ANY computers in this house aside from this one. I use this laptop for blogging and listening to music as well as job hunting, however, it will not register the keyboard or touchpad at all. I called Customer Support and the best answer they could give me was to bring it back to the store I got it from--this was an incompetent answer to the problem. I have tried touching and holding the power button for 15 seconds and when it restarts, the problem is not fixed. None of the keys are working. Period. I have a mouse for a gaming computer, however, I do not have a keyboard to plug in to use. If I could get a response to this, that would be GREAT!!! I cannot log in or do anything with my lap top right now and am currently stuck doing things from my cell phone.

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Hello My Ideapad 100S has in the last couple of days developed a curious problem. If I try to drag something using the touchpad, after holding down the left button, when I move my finger across the pad the machine behaves as if its receiving multiple double-taps rather than mouse-moves. So, for instance, if you do this on a map it does lots of zoom-ins. Any ideas, anyone?

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When I shut my 100s down, the light for the power still stays on. I think it doesn't properly shut down. 

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So 6months old notebook, been off for a good while as I've been using work laptop. Turned it on to do some little bits and it started up with Lenovo splash screen with "preparing automatic repair" then it goes to a diagnosing your PC SCREEN then stops on a blue screen saying "your PC did not start correctly" for the life life of me cannot get past this screen.... ive read all kinds of things and tried all kinds and nothing is working.... how do you install windows again on this? Or is it worth just going with warranty and taking it in to get them to look at it..... thanks for your help help in advance!


























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First off, I'm going to say this laptop was a Christmas gift from a friend. I do not have ANY computers in this house aside from this one. I use this laptop for blogging and listening to music as well as job hunting, however, it will not register the keyboard or touchpad at all. I called Customer Support and the best answer they could give me was to bring it back to the store I got it from--this was an incompetent answer to the problem. I have tried touching and holding the power button for 15 seconds and when it restarts, the problem is not fixed. None of the keys are working. Period. I have a mouse for a gaming computer, however, I do not have a keyboard to plug in to use. If I could get a response to this, that would be GREAT!!! I cannot log in or do anything with my lap top right now and am currently stuck doing things from my cell phone.

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Good evening, Recently I bought a lenovo ideapad 100s 11-IBY, at the first start everything was ok it worked smoothly, after 1 day I opened it again and tried to connect to a wireless network. The wireless adaptor stoppedworking. even though my phone was conected to the wifi my laptop couldn't find any. I've tried everything updating driver resseting in cmd even reinstalling the os didn't worked. Please help me.  

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I don't know which OS in on this unit, if it's 8 or 10 but when I power on the only screen I am seeing is the Boot Menu screen with 2 options showing exactly as below:
 
1; Windows Boot Manager
2. eMMC Card0: Sandisk iNAND 64gb
 
Any option I choose between those two then ENTER brings it back to that same screen, pressing ESC does the same thing. I tried F111 and F12 at power on to see if there is a recovery or reset option but only that boot screen shows up, help please?

A:Lenovo ideapad 100s-141BR not booting

It's ok, the HDD is shot

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Please help! It won't charge! It won't turn on! I desperately need it to work! Any suggestions??? 

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Hello , i want install a elementary OS, but i cant do usb boot , BIOS dont have any options for this , please help me 

A:Lenovo ideapad 100s-11iby problem with usb boot

Hello and welcome,
 
There are already some discussions of this on the forum.  Here are two:
 
https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/forums/v3_1/forumtopicpage/board-id/ll01_en/thread-id/36327
 
https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/Lenovo-IdeaPad-100-305-500-Edge/Lenovo-Ideapad-100s-change-from-32-bit-...
 
TLDR: the 100s-11iby has a UEFI only 32-bit BIOS.  Bootable install media has to be UEFI and 32 bit which is a rare combination.
 
Z.

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Hi. Just a few days ago, I purchase a 14.5 inch wide Lenovo IdeaPad 100s. I also own a TEAC Screen/Monitor, which I connect them together with a HDMI cord to have dual monitors. Recently, while I was playing a game on my computer, my screen just flashed white, and stayed white, but my other monitor (which I have them to be extended for more room) was completely responsive. I turned off my computer by holding down the power button until the charging and power button were both off, then switched it back on. Instead, the computer appeared to be on (the power and charging lights were switched on) but the screen was just blank and black and my dual monitor (the TEAC television) acted as my one and only monitor. I logged on and went to my settings, to check if there were any signs of my laptop screen working, but there wasn't it only said my TEAC monitor was the only screen I had. Any help of what I can do?  (NOTE: I use Windows 10)

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Hi, I wonder if anyone can help as I cannot get through to Support in the UK.  I bought a brand new Lenovo ideapad 100S (Red) on Sunday.  Tonight I got a message saying I had to do a Hardware Scan through the Lenovo Solution Center.  So far I have tried to run this scan 5 times and every time it fails, my new computer blue screens and I get an error:  DRIVER_POWER_STATE_FAILURECan anyone explain what is wrong and how I go about getting this fixed?  The thing is only three days old !!!

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Hi, Help me, i can't select the bootable device in boot menu from novo button,pleas help me.

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I bought this laptop (Ideapad 100s-14IBR) about 2 weeks ago. First I fully restore Windows 10 to start fresh but after a while I notice that when I charge my laptop, it will stop at 80%. It will not charge to 100%. I looked up on the internet and many suggest that it has something to do with the energy management setup. Suppose it  there are two option 1. fully use the battery 2. optimise the battery life. I search everywhere in my c:\ and I cannot find the "energy management" software. Others suggested that the battery is dying....but I just bought this laptop...how can that be? Please help.... 

A:Lenovo Ideapad 100s 14 inch won't fully charge on ...

Hi Luciu,
 
Welcome to the Lenovo community!
 
System Tray > Lenovo Energy Management > Go to Settings > Turn OFF Conservation Mode > Remove AC adapter > Reinstall AC adapter > It should charge up to 100%.
 
Also, please do check that under the battery menu in Lenovo energy management, IT IS SET TO 'MAXIMUM BATTERY LIFE' to enable charging to 100%, not Optimised battery health as this will allow your battery to have a longer lifespan.
 
When i clicked on the battery, and selected "More Power Options," then clicked "change power plan settings" and then I went to "advanced power settings." There is a tab there for Lenovo Energy Management and you have to click "Enable Lenovo Energy Management." Then it pops up.
 
Let us know how you get on.
 
Regards,
Shashi
 
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Hey, I'm having a lot of trouble with installing Windows 7 on a Lenovo Ideapad 100S. I installed Windows 7 Ultimate x86 on a USB using the USB DVD Tool, but it isn't detected on the system's boot menu no matter what I do. GPartEd works fine, which is confusing me even more. I haven't tested anything else yet but I'm downloading Linux Mint to be sure. I have absolutely no idea what the problem could be, and searching for a solution has turned up nothing. Any help is greatly needed, and feel free to ask for more information.

EDIT: I'll also mention that I already turned Secure Boot off.

EDIT2: Linux Mint x86 isn't detected either...

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I have been having difficulty typing in any passwords on my ideapad, including in trying to log into the computer. I have tried the passwords on other devices and it has worked so I know in typing in the correct password but it just doesn't log in, is there any way to fix this?

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Hello,. I have had this laptop for two weeks and love it but these issues are killing my experience. I have updated to the latest drivers, tried synchronizing internet time(and not) and the time slowly falls behind whether plugged in or not. After a short amount of usage the wifi pops up as disconnected as well. No other device in our home has this issue.

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I am having problems doing a clean install of Windows 10 on my Lenovo Ideapad 100s-14IBR and need some expert help. Bios SettingsSecure Boot: DisabledBoot Priority: Legacy SupportBoot Priority: Legacy FirstUSB Boot:Enabled - Booting from USB with Windows 10 iso created using Rufus - "GPT partition scheme for UEFi " - Windows Setup comes up fine, When i choose "Install Now" i get to the "Where do you want to install windows?" and am getting the below error message which is preventing me from proceeding. Error:"Windows cannot be installed to this disk.  This computer's hardware may not support booting to this disk.  Ensure that the disk's controller is enabled in the computer's BIOS menu." Drive info is Drive 0 Unallocated Space - i deleted all partitions- i tried formating/deleting/creating new partitions with not success. Any help provided will be greatly appricated!  

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Hello. I have a Lenovo ideapad 100s - 80R2 that I just bought a few years ago. The device is running Windows 10 Home, build 1511. I have recently bought a Sandisk 32GB microSDHC card for use of the built-in microSD card slot of the device. When I tried to insert the card into the slot, there was not "Hardware Insert" notification sound coming out of Windows. I thought the card wasn't working. When I managed to insert the card into a USB microSD card reader, the system was able to detect the card, so it means it's working fine, but the microSD card isn't. I tried to find any updates for the SD card controller of the device, but it says it's already the latest version. Any help?  

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I connected my laptop with HDMI cable to LED TV. I can play videos bu cannot hear sound TV. but i can hear sound on laptop.  i have checked the playback devices where i cannot see the listed TVcan any one help me with this.

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Hi
 
I got a 2nd hand Lenovo Ideapad 100S. It came with Win10 installed but had someone elses profile and data. 
(I am not sure if it originally had Win8.1 when it was shipped, there is no rollback option anymore)
 
My preference is to wipe the current installation completely by downloading Win10 and installing a clean copy off USB. 
 
I also usually prefer to delete all partitions, including recovery because future reinstallations can be done from scratch via USB. (I don't need the option of reinstalling from recovery partitions , the extra space is more important)
 
I see a warning in the user guide however .....
"Do not delete or modify the Recovery Partition on a WIMBoot-enabled computer. If the Recovery Partition is deleted or modified, you may not be able to restore Windows to the factory status. For computer models on which WIMBoot is enabled, deleting the Recovery Partition may cause Windows to fail to start. How can I determine whether the Windows running on my computer is WIMBoot enabled? WIMBoot technology is normally enabled on copies of Windows 10 Update running on SSD (or eMMC) -only computer models."
 
What is the best way to do this?

Install a clean copy and remove the partition by booting off a USB, or should I not do this?
Via Settings: settings > Recovery > Reset this PC > Remove everything, or
settings > Recovery > advanced startup > Reinstall from USB

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A:Ideapad 100s - Win10 clean installation on ideapad...

 Hi larrens , 
 
 
Welcome to the Community Forums. 
 
It's a good thing you posted first before proceeding with any clean installation. 
Not sure what the Machine Number is to verify the details and specifications of your system.
 
But if you have a pc with a Windows Image Boot (or WIMBoot) you may not want to choose a clean installation. 
This new deployment of installation is compressing part of a big OS file so that you can have an operating system that can only take small spaces intended for small storages (SSD).
 
Best option to wipe out previous owners profile is a have a fresh out of the box image is using the Puch button Factory reset (Novo key similar to Item 7 page 1). Simply shutdown the system and use the button to turn on, System Recovery option would provide One key recovery from initial backup to do it. 
 
WIM boot are usually created thru OEM depot authorized by Microsoft . DIY for WIMboot maybe a bit complicated.
Click on underlined links for further review. 
 
Hope this answered your query.
Update us. 
 
 
Regards

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Does anyone have the same issue.Please advise.On IdeaPad I try to boot from CD or USB, and it says: No boot devices found !Secure Boot is disabled 

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Hi. Yesterday while i was typing my screen went all white then i held the power button for 5 seconds to turn it off. When i tried to open it again, it just won't turn on. The power button lit up but the screen won't turn on. Please help. Thank you

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Hello I'm trying to  boot-up and run a OS from a USB flash drive. On a LT or PC, you go into bios select USB etc.  When accessing bios/configuration on the Ideapad 100s with W10, there is no selection to choose from. USB,CD etc. I'm faced with the following. Secure Boot-OnSecure Boot - EnabledPlatform Mode - User ModeSecure Boot - StandardHotkey Mode - OnBios Back Flash - Off Can anyone tell me what i need to do so i can boot from a USB? Thanks

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I am facing issues with my new ideapad 100s spacebar key.Pressing the sides of the long spacebar key does not trigger a "space". I have to press hard in the center of the spacebar to get a "space". Is this a design issue or my spacebar techincal issue?Do you face the same problem? It makes my typing very difficult.

A:Ideapad 100S Spacebar Key

Hi!I just now identified the same problem. (Idepad 100S white 32GB)Please let me know if you find any solution. Regards,Bálint

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i bought second hand ideapad 100s now i waz trying to reinstall os which was windows 10 now a deleted partition now if says no bootable media it doesnt even detect the memory stick with os also it doesnt even give me the option to set the bios to legasy

help plz

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Unlike other laptops I've had which were able to run without the battery even in the laptop, i.e. Only plugged in, my laptop requires some level of charging before even turning on when plugged in.  is this normal or is there a setting to allow the device to turn on when plugged in. Quite a pain having to wait for it to re charge, isn't that the point of corded use? Also it seems to die pretty quickly and even when put to sleep when closed fizzles out quickly. Again is this normal?

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in win10, time is lagging by 15 min. Tried almost everthing in Win to remedy...

A:Ideapad 100S time lag

Hi Sean,
 
Welcome to Lenovo Forums.
 
Could you please be specific on the issue.Does time lagging refers to what? Slow booting or time delayed to execute commands or time taken to open any folder.. etc ?
 
Let us know how you get on.
Regards,
Shashi
 
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Touchpad on my Ideapad 100s keeps shutting off.  It will work when the computer turns on but then after a while, it stops working.  Pressing F6 works sometimes but not all of the time. It looks like the driver that is loaded is from January 2016, but when I tried to upgrade to the newer driver, it seemed to not be working and was causing both the touchpad and keyboard to stop working.  Got it working again by deleting the driver.  My wife uses this computer for school and it's not convenient to plug in an external mouse.  Any help is greatly appreciated.

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After eight months light use my Ideapad 100S developed a **bleep**. It happened suddenly starting at the HDMI port and spreading to the Tab key. It appears to be a stress **bleep** caused by opening and closing the lid, the case is very thin at the HDMI port. Not impressed. I took it back to the retailer, Argos, and they swapped it immediately for a new machine, so full marks to them.  Attached is a photo of the cracked case.Ideapad 100s cracked case.? 

























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Hello, I am trying to reset/restore my Ideapad 100s-11IBY but am running into issues. The process stops at around 40% and tell's me "there was a problem resetting your PC, no changes were made." I've used this function several times on my desktop PC's and have never run into any issues. Perhaps a corrupted recovery partion? I know there's ways of doing a fresh install, but I'm worried I would lose my OEM activation, and have to pay for a new Windows license. Also, I'd prefer to keep the recovery partition intact if possible. If anyone has any experience with this error or can offer some advice, I would greatly appreciate it. Thank you,Greg

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(Ideapad 100s 11IBY - trying to instal perppermint 7 os) I ask because I have been trying to boot using the usb with Peppermint 7 (32-bit) OS, and I used rufus to create the UEIF bootable usb. But, I have still had zero luck using either the boot menu or going through the UEIF options using windows 10.  Any ideas? Does Ideapad 100s even allow boot from usb (under the boot settings there are barely any configurable options such as the boot priority)? (similar to this thread: https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/Lenovo-IdeaPad-100-305-500-Edge/Ideapad-100s-How-to-boot-Linux-from-USB...)

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After Download via Windows Update needs about 30mins for 1% to complete on "Working on updates X % Don't turn off your PC. This will take a while." How much is a while? Any experience how long it can take to finish Update?

A:Win 10 Annyversary Update on ideapad 100s

csrp wrote:After Download via Windows Update needs about 30mins for 1% to complete on "Working on updates X % Don't turn off your PC. This will take a while."   How much is a while? Any experience how long it can take to finish Update?My Ideapad 500-15ISK received the Anniversary Update recently.  Unfortunately, I did not time it.  But the download took a long time (over an hour I think, at 16 Mbits/sec), and then the update took a long time (again over an hour I think; it could have been as much as two hours). The confusing aspect is that the "% complete" figure does not increase linearly.  It stays fixed for some time, then increases a lot, then stays fixed again... -- from CyberSimian in the UK

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I recently just got a new Ideapad 100s and I have Windows 10 currently installed on the computer. I want to start using Linux, but I can't seem to boot the OS from my USB key. I have reached the BIOS on the computer, but there seems to be minimal options for the user to change. Below are links to two images of how the BIOS and Boot Menu look like currently. As you can see, the USB option is not available in the Boot Menu. Can someone instruct me on which settings I should change in order to start using Ubuntu? 
BIOS
Boot Menu
 
Mod's Edit: System model added to front of Subject line to improve visibility / clarity.
 

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Hello,  I have read some other posts on installing Linux onto a Ideapad 100s but have gotten anywhere. I am trying to install Kali Linux 2016.1-i386. I've made both a 32bit and 64bit usb installer but the Lenovo only reads "Windows Boot Manager" rather than my USB i have disabled secure boot and such. I would just love some help getting an ISO to run on my Lenovo. Thank you

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I have just bought the above, which advertises "long battery life", however when fully charged it tells me I only have 2hrs 55minutes of charge, then if I have my usual programs turned on (such as Lenova or Cloud etc), it tells me even less.Right now I only have my anti-virus going, and it is 2hrs 42mins, with 89% charge.    This is not what I paid for or whatis advertised.   Am I doing anything wrong here, or do I have a lemon??

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Hi everyone, My little sister's ideapad 100S was playing up - unfortunately I wasn't really paying attention and just told her to restart it. Now the keyboard is not working as it should. As far as I can tell, the only buttons that are working are I, enter, tab, and the space bar. I've tried the on-screen keyboard and plugged in an external keyboard, and it is exactly the same. Restarting does not help. I cannot log in to check the drivers, etc. There has been nothing spilt on it, nothing downloaded to it - no variables at all, as far as I know.  Any advice?!  Thanks! 

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Hello, I am trying to reset/restore my Ideapad 100s-11IBY but am running into issues. The process stops at around 40% and tell's me "there was a problem resetting your PC, no changes were made." I've used this function several times on my desktop PC's and have never run into any issues. Perhaps a corrupted recovery partion? I know there's ways of doing a fresh install, but I'm worried I would lose my OEM activation, and have to pay for a new Windows license. Also, I'd prefer to keep the recovery partition intact if possible. If anyone has any experience with this error or can offer some advice, I would greatly appreciate it. Thank you,Greg

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