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Q: x1 yoga fan noise

Is there a way to confirm if the below was applied? For example is there a command I can run or something in the registry to confirm?

https://support.lenovo.com/us/en/solutions/HT506625

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So I got my Yoga 3 Pro yesterday and noticed fan noise. I thought Broadwell is fanless? This thing has a fan!!!!! The noise is not loud but it's always on and it's annoying. I tried to use SpeedFan, TPFan Control and NBFC, none works. Any suggestions? If I can't get rid of the noise, I'm going to return it. Thanks. 













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A:Yoga 3 Pro Fan Noise

Sadly, reports nothing the Y3P is fanless were wrong. The fan always being on has also been reported. Some people say it's due to the strict thermal regulations that Lenovo has imposed, but so far it's unclear whether this will be fixed. People have also mentioned performance issues. Did you notice any?

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hey, my lenovo yoga 520 do a lot of noise from the fan, also when I only on internet or word.. not in heavy things. who can i fix this? i have the computer only one year.

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Last week I received my new Lenovo Yoga 720-13, i7-7500 512ssd 8GBram,am really disappointed by the fan noise, it's silent when doing nothing, but as soon as doing light tasks like watching youtube the fan kicks in and gets too loud.The CPU can be displayed at 3% in the task manager the fan will run anyway,i searched for BIOS update, and there is no update in lenovo site .No windows update .no viruses or malwares . and i noticed that alot of people talking about this issue in forums, and still no solution by lenovo !!!! so there us any help ???!

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We have heard your feedback about X1 Yoga 3rd-gen fan noise and have prepared a trial Embedded Controller Firmware (ECFW) to address it.  This new ECFW will make the fan run slower and less often.  To install it, you need to be on ECFW 1.05 or lower.  If you are not on ECFW 1.05 or lower, then you need to downgrade to 1.05 or lower BEFORE trying to install this trial ECFW.
 
Note: This is a trial firmware.  Don't install it if you are not comfortable with the fact that this is a trial firmware.
 
First, download and unzip this file:  https://1drv.ms/u/s!ApXWjQB7_a1bhblAj2RTFraWpkfdWA
Then, follow these steps as a guide:
 
 
How to check your ECFW version:
1.  Reboot and press F1 to enter BIOS setup.
2.  On the main screen, look at "Embedded Controller Version".  This needs to be N25HT17W (1.05) or lower.  If so, you can skip steps 4-6.
3.  Press F10 to save and exit BIOS setup.  The PC will reboot to Windows.
 
If you are already on N25HT18W (1.06), how to downgrade to N25HT17W (1.05):
4.  From the downloaded/unzipped folder, go into "1.05 formal" folder and then double-click on WinUpTp.exe
5.  You will see a prompt like "BIOS image file is older than BIOS ROM".  Click on "Yes" to continue anyway.
6.  Follow the on-screen prompts to complete the firmware update and reboot the PC.
 
How to upgrade from N25HT17W (1.05) to N25HT18A (1.06) trial version:
7.  Fro... Read more

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Just bought the Lenovo Yoga 710-14isk 80ty --- THIS FAN NEVER SHUTS OFF! I saved all this money for a fan that not only doesn't shut off, but I cannot Skype clients or conduct a webinar because the fan noise interferes with the microphone. I've tried EVERYTHING. Scouting these forums ... updated drivers ... nothing. Still the same. I'm ready to send it back. I'd appreciate someone from Lenovo replying to this with a *solution*!!!! Please don't repeat the malware mantra. Everyone knows it is not malware. Lenovo has a horrible design and engineering issue, and it must be resolved. Please reply or I'm about to take this to the executive team with some serious letters, as well as moving to the consumer protection path.

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Hi, I have a had a problem with fan noise since I bought my Yoga 510 late last year. When the laptop is under even a moderate CPU load the fan starts up with a loud, high-pitched whirring noise which lasts for a couple of seconds and then dies down again. It does this roughly every 30 seconds. Once the fan has started, the fan itself seems to work okay and sound fine (e.g. it makes an unobtrusive ambient sound that sounds like a fan should). Any ideas how to solve this? Is it a fault? Thanks,Simon

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I thought a SSD was suppose to be quiet...well my yoga 900 fan seems to be running quite a lot and there is a high pitch squeal to it (quietish high pitch squeal but still annoying).  How do I know if this is a return issue or something typical? Has anyone else had this problem? Returning a computer is a huge pain so I dont' want to do this just in case.  Only want to return it if something is indeed wrong with it.   

A:Yoga 900 - fan noise

I hear the fan kicking on when I'm playing games or rendering videos, otherwise, its basically silent. Also when charging, I hear it kick on. Check your background processes, might have something running. Also, make sure you're not on high performance mode.



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Ok i have read the other threads and need help. I just bought a yoga 710 15 ikb signature edition. I have put the fan controller on it and update the bios and nothing seems to work. Just by starting lightroom it jumps to like 75  percent fan and the fan is very loud. Please anyone I spend 1000 usd on this and the noise is killing me

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Google translation for the benefit of the community:
Hey my computer makes strange noises I have yoga 720And I am unable to contact you
 
 
Moderator comment: Please feel free to post in your native language, but as the principal language of this community is English, please include a translation alongside for the benefit of other members. Regards.

A:Yoga 720 - Noise / רעש

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Fan makes weird noise, Bearing seems running out or misalignment or giving upon me.I had similar issue on dell old laptop which died eventually was happend after warranty ran out. I would like to get it fixed while this machine is still under warranty.  Trid to request call me back option and several times to try to reach tech support. they NEVER CALL ME BACK!!! That makes me worried.  here is uploaded audio file https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B1vkr1L6mKF7SVNFZ3AyaDhMT1k/view?usp=sharing  

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I know this has been reviewed previously. However, I am just trying to keep things simple by not installing the third party fan speed program mentioned in previous threads. I am not sure how to set it so I do not like messing around with it. Lenovo replaced a Yoga 720 (i5/256 GB SSD) that had a crapped out motherboard a few weeks ago with a Yoga 720 (i7/512 GB SSD). I was grateful for the upgrade.  That said, I have a whirring fan noise on this unit that I did not experience on the last one.  I put it on quiet mode in the BIOS settings and tuned down the Windows maximum processor state to 90% from 100%. From time to time, when I have a more processes than usual running, I will hear that noise kick in.  Should I be concerned about anything here or just deal with it. I hate to send this one back since they upgraded me. Quiet mode definitely helped. I am not sure about the other tweak.  Are there any drivers I should look at downloading to help this; or like I said, just deal with it? Any advice will be appreciated.  Thanks!

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After "fixing" the fan noise on my Yoga 910 by changing the BIOS settings, I thought it was just a fluke. Then I bought a Yoga 720 yesterday, set it up with the fan sounding like it was going to fly out of the computer and just hoped it would go away...it didn't. Unfourtunately even after a BIOS update, there is no Quiet Mode like in the 910. Please someone tell me there is a way to fix this. Otherwise it's getting returned and my next laptop definitely won't be a Lenovo.

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i just bought a brand new  yoga 920 , 512gb , 16 ram , 4k screen.after 2 days of normal use ( chrome browsing ) i noticed that the fan always kicks in.the fan noise is just ridiculous for a 2000$ + high end product. i thought this problem was relavent only for 910 models but it seems that lenovo did not learn from their old mistakes.any one have the same issue? 

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After "fixing" the fan noise on my Yoga 910 by changing the BIOS settings, I thought it was just a fluke. Then I bought a Yoga 720 yesterday, set it up with the fan sounding like it was going to fly out of the computer and just hoped it would go away...it didn't.
 
Unfourtunately even after a BIOS update, there is no Quiet Mode like in the 910. Please someone tell me there is a way to fix this. Otherwise it's getting returned and my next laptop definitely won't be a Lenovo.
 
Moderator Note: Edited subject to match content more closely.

A:Yoga 720 13" FAN NOISE - UGH!!!

Is this the 13 inch or 15inch?  I have the the same problem with the 13 inch and there has been no bios update so far.  My my brother has the 15inch and also had the same problem but after he updated his bios, there was an option to switch the CPU from "performance mode" to "balanced mode" in the bios. It was defaulted at performance mode and after switching it to balanced, the fan noise went away without any noticeable slowdown of the computer.  Im hoping the 13inch gets a similar bios update because other than the fan noise, I love this laptop and would hate to have to return it 

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Hi, I've just bought a brand new Yoga 520 and it's working fine except for the fact that the fan never seems to stop, it's really loud and super annoying, and I'm not running any programmes that can account for it. Anyone else had the same problem and know how to fix it?

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   Hello guys,this is my machine. I've got a Yoga 370 with i5, 256gb ssd and 8gb ram. I bought the machine in february. It suits my needs quite well and I could be pretty happy with it, BUT....Since 2 or 3 weeks, I notice a noise when I turn on the machine. The noise comes from the area under the keyboard, where the 1,2 and W keys are. The noise is not constant. Its more like a stuttering tone with high frequency. Also it doesn't come up every time I turn on the machine (but almost every trime). And it goes away after several minutes of use. I can hear it clearly at a normal distance of use. Last week I contacted the Lenovo support and told them about it. They immediately wanted me to send in the machine for repair. So that's what I did. Yesterday the machine came back, after repair and quality inspectipon. They replaced the motherboard. Noise is still there. Now I'm pretty insecure about what to do? Any advice apreciated.Cheers

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So now it also happened to me.  The grinding noise is definetly a mechanical one, the fan touches another part. You can change the sound by pushing onto the backside of the Yoga. Can anyone confirm that there are the same solutions like for other Yogas:- open the case and try to get the fan free- reduce the fan speed so the noise get softer- any other solution (apart from taking the axe...) Thanks for anyone's help, Dani

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I've had my yoga 910 laptop for over a year now and the fan noise just won't stop. I've tried everything - the BIOS update, the CPU decrease. What can I do to stop my fan from making the loudest noise, one so loud I can't take it into public.  Thanks.

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Hi, I am having a big issue since I bought X1 Yoga around a month back. The temperature shoots upwards of 80C as soon as I put a little load on my system (including sometimes just Flash based websites). This makes fan run abnormally at a high RPM making too much sound. It is almost unbearable and makes difficult to work silently. It is the i7-6600, 16GB model and given the price, I was expecting a better system response. With this configuration, I am expected to use for heavy wok at times, but this sound deters me. Can Lenovo provide a solution to this problem? Or do I need to get this serviced in just 1 month? Please help and provide solution. Thanks

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A few days ago i get my new Lenovo Yoga 720 13IKB. Very nice Product!At least the fan...first start of the yoga was ok installation was ok.Fan sounds like a wind, you can hear it but it's ok.But a couple hours later, the fan starts to sound like a chainsaw!!! Is this normal? I tested something...if i hold the yoga in laptop mode in the air only holding it at the lower right corner, it sounds again like a normal fan, without rattle. 

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I bought my Yoga 710 last fall and have had trouble using it for Skype calls.  The microphone creates a windstorm noise that people on the other end of the call report is troublesome.  I can barely hear this at my end.  When I mute the microphone, I notice and the people on the other end of the call notice,  that the "whooshing"  noise stops.  Suggestions?
 
 
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Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga 13Model NAme: 2191 So I noticed theres a whine, like a fan whine but it comes from the motherboard area. I unplugged the battery from the board and this problem goes away. I'm not sure if it would be a battery fault or not, but they cost an obusrd amount of money. Laptop operates fine, the whine just seems out of place and probably shouldn't be happening. It almost sounds like a HDD scratching noise despite there being no HDD in this device. I even unplugged the fans to be sure. So it's definitely not the cause. Also unplugged speakers and that doesn't seem to be it. I uploaded a picture on the areas I hear this whine, and it seems to stop doing it when I press the touchscreen. It comes back if I just simply hold my finger still, but when I hold it on the screen and move my finger it goes away. Top right where the orange circle is seems most conentrated. But not by much. I'm assuming it's the touchscreen, but is it natural?  Using Linux also. I'll put Windows on and see if that makes any difference, though I suspect not. Thanks.

























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yesterday i bought new yoga 520, but my laptop HDD countinusly making noise is there any problum with HDD or its normal,any solution please 

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When my computer is on it has a loud fan noise.  I tried to get the new BIOS update discussed in the previous forum but it didn't work. I'm not sure if I didn't do it right or what.  If you have any advice on this it would be greatly appreciated.

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Hello, i have the problem that the fan is often too loud. No matter how little or how many programs run or whether the CPU is hot or rather cool. Only at the beginning  the fan ran quietly or in normal volume.  The problem is well known. The Laptop runs on Win8.1. I have installed all possible updates even for BIOS. I cleaned the fan. Not perfectly.I also reinstalled Win8.1 . Nothing helps. I have not yet tried to install Win10. One reads it doesnt help also. Can someone help me?Thanks

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I've been using my X1 Yoga 2017 for a few weeks now and I've noticed that when I'm doing simple things like checking email, browsing the web etc. the fan kicks in sporadically. The is most noticeable when I first power on the computer, or wake it up from sleep The problem is that the fan is pretty loud, for example, if I'm sitting in a meeting and the fan kicks in then its pretty audible to most people in the (small) room Is there a way to control the fan RPM or at least reduce the fan noise in some way so that its not so noticeable? I would prefer not to have to open up the computer to do any work (e.g. reapplying TIM) Currently my CPU temp is 48C, but it goes up to 84C usually straight after windows starts and thats when the fan really kicks into high gear

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Hello1)I've been complaining about the fan noise on my thinkpad yoga 15 laptop to the support. First they randomly sent me a new fan and so I replaced it but no improvement. After three calls from support telling me that a guy from IBM will come to my place and look at it but didn't turn up till the 3rd try. When the IBM guy came to my place he told me he will my whole board of my laptop. After everything got replaced we tried it out again but the fan is still annoyingly loud without having anything opend except chrome. We were looking for a tool to manualy set the fanspeed but none of them would work.How does your thinkpad run?2)Is there any way to add support to my thinkpad 20DQ version?Kind regards

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Hi! I purchased Yoga 900 (part number 90UE002VUS) - 16GB Memory with 512 GB SSD. I hear the fan running loud and continuously even after closing all the applications. Is this normal? I thought SSD's are supposed to be ultra quiet, but this unit has an i7 processor, so maybe it's the processor that's forcing the fan to stay on. However the only application that I've set to run in the background is Sophos Anti-Virus. But even with that app turned off, I hear the fan come on very frequently and stay on with a loud noise for extended periods of time.I wonder whether I have a defective unit and need to get it replaced. If others have experienced this problem and found a solution, I'd appreciate your advice. Thanks

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Hello ,since 3 days i have the yoga 720 15 uhd with Intel Core i7-7700HQ Processor ( 2.80GHz 2400MHz 6MB,   16.0GB PC4-17000 DDR4 SODIMM 2133MHz, 512GB SSD PCIe,  NVIDIA GeForce GTX1050 4GB GDDR5 but the fan noise is really loud. i have installed the bios 10 update version 4MCN25WW  but it doesnt help much. Only when i am browsing web and not many active background programs active only steam, avast it is like the fans are working like there are 15 active programs running. and not in a same noise but back and forth. Is there anything else i can do before sending it back?. 

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I've been trying to do some research on this but have come up short at every turn. I just bought a Yoga 900 and the fan noise is just ridiculous. It's so annoying and I'd like to know if there's anything I can do about it. It mostly occurs when I'm playing games but it's just SO loud something seems off. Does anyone know what I can do about this?

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when you are using the laptop in a quite room you can hear non stopping electrical noise near the fan even when the fan stops Is there anyone having the same issue?

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Hello, i have the problem that the fan is often too loud. No matter how little or how many programs run or whether the CPU is hot or rather cool. Only at the beginning  the fan ran quietly or in normal volume.  The problem is well known. The Laptop runs on Win8.1. I have installed all possible updates even for BIOS. I cleaned the fan. Not perfectly.I also reinstalled Win8.1 . Nothing helps. I have not yet tried to install Win10. One reads it doesnt help also. Can someone help me?Thanks

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While using my laptop today, I noticed that when I scrolled on a web page, a static noise would begin to come from my laptop and it would vary depending on how fast I was scrolling. After unplugging my laptop, I realized that the problem sound only occurred while my laptop was plugged in. Has anyone else had this problem?

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When charging my new laptop X1 Yoga 3rd Gen, the battery has some bad noise, it's not loud but still bothered. Is this a product flaw? 

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A few days ago i get my new Lenovo Yoga 720 13IKB. Very nice Product!At least the fan...first start of the yoga was ok installation was ok.Fan sounds like a wind, you can hear it but it's ok.But a couple hours later, the fan starts to sound like a chainsaw!!! Is this normal? I tested something...if i hold the yoga in laptop mode in the air only holding it at the lower right corner, it sounds again like a normal fan, without rattle. 













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A:Yoga 720 13 fan noise like chainsaw

Hi montello,
 
Welcome to the Community Forums. 
 
There are claims of workaround updating the BIOS and likewise installing fan control.
The way how you describe not having the issue with the laptop suspended without the rattling noise would indicate probable loose parts that causes the noise so I would suggest that you call in technical support instead.
 
Regards

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I am getting the same fan noise on my Yoga 900 that a lot of people on this forum have talking about. CPU will randomly spike to 100% causing the fans to run at full speed even though all I'm doing is light web browsing. Is it worth exchanging for another unit at Best Buy knowing that I could still have the same issue? Or if anyone knows a fix besides setting the maximum processor state to 99%? Thanks.

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I purchased this Lenovo Yoga 710 couple of months ago. The cooling fan is making heavy noise even while running simple applications. Most of the time I use only chrome and skype. I do not have any heavy CPU consuming applications installed on my laptop. Due to this heavy noise from the fan, it makes impossible to have a clear skype conversations. The microphone is placed very close to the fan, the receiving side they hear heavy nice rather than my voice clearly. Any suggestion to improve this would be a great help, Thank you.

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Hello all, I've been using the Lenovo Yoga 710 15" laptop for about 1 week now and I've had an overall satisfactory experience. The laptop is quick, versatile, and stunning. My only gripe with it has been a constant and annoying fan that does not turn off. Has anyone else experienced this issue? Are there any solutions? Thanks for reading!

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I'm contemplating purchasing this laptop. I see complaints about the excessive fan noise on costumer reviews on the web. I also see Lenovo personnel commenting in these reviews suggesting a BIOS change to quiet mode. My question is does Lenovo now make quiet mode a BIOS default on new shipments and if not, why? Is there a trade-off in lack of cooling when this BIOS quiet mode change is made? Is there danger of over heating in quiet mode? Must one live with this loud fan noise? Thank you.

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I am contemplating purchasing two or three Yoga 910s for my business. I am looking at the FHD 1080p version. My only concern is whether the fan noise issue has been resolved. Has anyone recently purchased a FHD Yoga 910? Does the fan still spin continuously? I am wondering if Lenovo has made any changes in the manufacturing process, or have they updated the BIOS from the factory to help fix this.  I am aware of the ability to update the BIOS post-purchase, but my read of the long threads seem to indicate it is a mediocre solution at best. From my research, it would also appear that the FHD version has fewer fan noise complaints than the QHD/UHD version. Can anyone opine on this? Appreciate all input!

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I recently bought Yoga 910. I think there would be some problems in 'Yoga 910'.I'd like to ask you 2 questions. 1. Is it OK(normal) in this situation the fan of my Lenovo laptop(Yoga 910) sounds loudly in working such as running programs, setting programs, and so on?It looks like noise of Fan.I'm worried about sound of the fan loudly.Let me know your opinion. 2. I found out one problem that '2','W','S', and 'X' keys of my laptop(Yoga 910) keyboard don't work depending on situation.Do you know the situation?Do you have solution? Have you had kinds of experiences about that situation?Let me know your thought. Thanks, 

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Last week I received a brand new Lenovo Yoga 710. The internal fan produces a constant noise i.e. it is constantly running. Of course the fan/noise increases with CPU load but it never stops when the CPU idles (e.g. regular Office work). I checked with Windows Task Manager, that there is no background load that could produce CPU, Memory or Disk activity. Ambient temperatures are normal (22 degrees C), machine is on the desk and cool. Is there a BIOS upgrade or setting available that fixes this? Fred. P.S. Machine type info 80TY000SGE (Core i5, 8 GB, 128 GB SSD, Intel GPU), Windows 10 original installation.

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