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My Lenovo Flex 5 won't turn on

Q: My Lenovo Flex 5 won't turn on

Even though I charged my laptop, it won't turn on. I have also held the power button for a long period. I have an internal battery, so I cant take it out.

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please help me to resolve the issue with my flex2 keyboard.

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Hi, there I have my new flex 2 - 14 for 2 days but can't figure out how to turn on keyboard backlight."Fn" + "Space" is not working for me.My model is Lenovo Flex 2 - 14 [59422561] (Can't find tech spec for my model =( ) Thanks in advance.

A:Lenovo Flex 2 - 14 - Turn On Keyboard Backlight

I would like to know this too as I have just bought one to find out that only SOME models have the backlit keyboard but no-one is able to tell me which model actually has the backlit keyboard.

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Hello,I have problem with my notebook Lenovo flex 2-15. I broke display and now when I turn it on, it sometimes turn on, but sometimes it doesnt do anything. But all the time it show screen in the beggining with Lenovo logo, but after nothing. When i plug it into TV with HDMI, i must do restart and after it works.  If it not works, I must do a lot of restarts and after it work but if I do next one another restart it doesnt work.

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I have restarted my ThinkPad and it turned off. After few seconds I tried turning it back on however the power button light kept on turning on and off. I have realised that the laptop is turning on and then off because I could hear the fan. Laptop was also making a weird high pitch noise while it was trying to turn on. Here is a video of what happens. https://vid.me/7nDW
 
Mod's Edit: Updated model name in Subject line.

A:Lenovo Flex 2-14 doesnt turn on after restarting i...

My Thinkpad yoga 15 ran into same issues - stuck with black screen after the most recent window 10 updates last night.  Not sure what to do...please advise.
 
Mod's Edit: Additional information added to Subject line for clarity of issue.
 

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My Lenovo flex 2-14 20404 has suddenly stopped showing any display.It was working fine and then i put it back into a laptop case, (without shutting it completly down) and opened it a few hours earlier and no response. The battery light is flashing and it seems to power on and off but nothing else.I have read alot of things suggesting that i should take out the battery but i couldnt do that with this model as the battery is connected to the laptop as i found when it was opened up.Any advice would be greatly appreciated. Thanks

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Hello, I would like to know how to turn off the side volume buttons on my laptop because they can get excessively annoying at times and I never use them. Thanks in advance.

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Recently the power button on my Lenovo flex 2 14D (Win8) broke and I have had to resort to using the 'backup' power button by poking it with a paper clip. I've googled around a bit and it seems as if you'd need to replace the motherboard to repair it, something I'd prefere to avoid.  Another thing that came up was that it would be possible to change some BIOS setting to make the computer turn on, wake from sleep/hibernation etc when the AC-cable is attached. However I have not been able to find any such setting anywhere (and I'm decently confident that not only have I not found it but that there is no such setting in the BIOS version that's on this computer). I'd appreciate some pointers on where to find it. If it doesn't exist: are there any other ways to achieve the same or a similar result?Thanks in advance

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I tried checking out the flex 4 fix, but the link to the driver doesn't work. I keep putting it in tablet mode to draw and use, but the dang thing doesn't turn off. Which can be very annoying when you're drawing with it in your lap and it keeps hitting random keys. Can someone tell me which of the stupid bloatware needs to be kept and uninstalled for this thing?

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Hi i got a question regarding the compatibility of the charger of lenovo flex 4 to the flex 5. I want to order the flex 4 charger because it is much cheaper than the flex5 one but i dont know if they re compatible. They look exactly the same so can someone please enlighten me??  

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I am currently using a Lenovo Flex 3 1470 and the keyboard for it stopped working and now I can't type any numbers or activate any function keys. I have spilled tea on my laptop and got it wet in the past so I am now looking to get my keyboard replaced.  I have managed to find some Flex 2 14 inch US keyboards on eBay for less than $20 that look exactly the same as the one on my laptop, but I can't be certain unless someone confirms.  Are the 2 keyboards the same? 

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So I have a Lenovo Flex 5 and a Lenovo Active Pen and the touchscreen works great with it. When I use writeIt by Lenovo, the pen has pressure sensitivity, but when I use any other software, I can't use that feature, and it is a pretty important one. Specifically, I need to use it with GIMP. I'm not sure if there's anything I can configure on that end for pressure sensitivity, but I hope there is some way I can use the pen for pressure sensitivity. Any help would be greatly appreciated

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Hey guys, first time here and I just want to inform you that I'm not a genius so please talk like you're talking to a 9years old kid..

So my problem is as the title says.. Well it started when I opened my laptop from sleep mode then it was hanging up and then it suddenly turned blue with sad face.. I didn't read the problem clearly but i remember it saying a problem about "kernel_????_????"..

I tried to hard reset my laptop cause it was taking so much time then it ended up stuck on the logo... Now I'm the one with the blue sad face...



Hope you guys can help me as soon as possible., thanks in advance..

A:lenovo flex 15 is stuck on lenovo logo

Right, you mentioned it turned blue with a sad face, that is a Blue Screen of Death (or proper term is Kernel bugcheck) which indicates something has gone wrong.
In order to help we'll need the .dmp files.
Follow these instructions:

http://www.techsupportforum.com/foru...ta-452654.html

Post back the correct files in your next reply, do note that it would be helpful if you uploaded them in another reply and not edit your first post as I won't get a notification via email you've edited the post.
It just helps me get back to you easier.

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So here's my issue,I was working on my laptop about a week ago when it spontaneously shut off. Black screen, no lights on the power button or battery indicator - nothing. I left it alone for a while after repeatedly trying to start it back up by pushing the power button - nothing. I thought it could be a battery failure, so I took it apart, disconnected the battery, then reconnected it after about 5 minutes. Nothing. Disconnected battery again, plugged in AC adapter, pushed power button, nothing. Held power button for 1, then 5, 10, 15, 20, 30, 60 seconds. Nada. I reconnected the battery again and repeated the power button holding and got nothing. Removed AC adapter and tried with just battery, still nothing. Spontaneously a day or two later, the laptop tried to turn itself on and would get to where the fan started running - about 1 or 2 seconds, then would shut off immediately and try to power on again. This repeated for a long time of it just trying to turn on and spontaneously turning off again - all by itself. While this was happening I tried to plug in the AC adapter, which did nothing. It finally stopped being possessed and now it won't do anything at all. The only light that goes on is the battery indicator light on the side. I got a new battery and installed it, nothing changed. It's not the adapter, since I tried plugging it in to a new, functional different one. TL;DR: my laptop won't turn on and only the battery indicator light is on.

A:Flex 2 15D won't turn on

How did you resolve tjhis issue please?

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Hi Everyone, My Flex 2 15.6 inch laptop got some issues again. When the laptop got update to window 10, it cannot be turned it on. My turn on light kept blinking and the fan ran a bit then it kept the same issues over and over again. I can successfully turn it on once then I formatted the whole laptop to factory reset. The screen was shown a message that "the computer will restart several times." Once it's needed to be restart, my computer cannot turn it on again. It happened the same issue that trying to reboot and off. Could anyone help me to solve this issue? Thank you.

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Hi Everyone, My Flex 2 15.6 inch laptop got some issues again. When the laptop got update to window 10, it cannot be turned it on. My turn on light kept blinking and the fan ran a bit then it kept the same issues over and over again. I can successfully turn it on once then I formatted the whole laptop to factory reset. The screen was shown a message that "the computer will restart several times." Once it's needed to be restart, my computer cannot turn it on again. It happened the same issue that trying to reboot and off. Could anyone help me to solve this issue? Thank you.

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The On/Off button for the Flex 4 is a tiny button on the right side, right where anyone would grab the compter to move it.Just tapping that button slightly turns the computer off with no opportunity to stop it. This seems to always happen when I'm right in the middle of things and am on a deadline.Lenovo!! Give us a chance here! Just put up a little dialog - "Turn computer off? OK / Cancel" or something!The only workaround I've figured out is to open Word right away and enter a few words. Then if it tries to turn off, it asks if I want to save changes, and I can say Cancel. I'm essentially using Word's mechanism to do what Lenovo ought to be doing.

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Hi, My Flex 14 suddenly wont turn on, when powered on, the 2 led in front lid up but screen remain black, I know power is on as I can hear the fan and harddrive working but the screen just remain black like it even not turned on any sugesstion? Thanks













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A:Flex 14 wont turn on, black screen

I am also facing same issue. Please let me know suggestions.

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last two days my laptop installed updates, today when I turn it on it makes no response, when I plug in the charging cable the LED light beside it is on. Some recommendations suggest to remove the battery, but this model wouldn?t allow that unless I take the whole thing apart. i also tried unplugging the charger, press the power button for 15 seconds, plug the charger back in, still can?t turn it on. ive also switched different charging outlets, makes no difference, please help. thank you 

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Hi Everybody,My laptop no longer will turn on and was wondering if anyone had this experience in the past.With all my materials on it, I hesistate to ship it out for 3 weeks.Please advise.

A:Flex 2: stuck in sleep/battery led doesn't turn on

I have the same problem. The laptop is a week old, worked fine. Now the battery light on the side comes on when plugged in, but it won't start.

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Hi,I have a lenovo flex 2-15(model name 20405) but my motherboard (PN: 5b20g36374) is fried. Is a motherboard PN:5B20G36277 compatible to my system?Thanks

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Hi guys first post ever making and i am going to ask you guys if there is anyways i can add more ram to my flex  3 model 80ly i bought a 4 gb hoping to make a total of 6gb ram but cant figure out where it is 

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Hi All, my laptop was accidently fell down and the right side panel of the screen is broken. To make it precise - the display panel edge right side is broken. Can this be fixed. Also from the day it has fell down when I restart or start the laptop post shut down it takes almost 10 mins to login. Pls someone help me how to fix this.

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As soon as I turn on my laptop the fan starts going full speed. The keyboard and touchpad does not work and the Wi-Fi won't turn on. The touch screen works so I can still use the laptop.
 

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Problem: Press power button, turns on and no display. Press power button to turn off then press to turn on, doesn't turn on but power button light is flashing. Plug in the charger and turn the Flex 10 off and on again, still not on. Tapping the keyboard, touchpad hoping something happens, no. Give it a couple more seconds then it turns on. Lenovo loading sign comes up then goes to blue screen saying "collecting data because there was an error then will restart for you", restarts. "There was an error with loading Windows. Given two options; option 1: Choose a recovery setting or option 2: restart". Both options have been clicked before and nothing has happened. This time tried choosing option 1 again and the screen starts flickering and Flex 10 turns off. Flex 10 has been opened from the back to check if memory, HDD and all else is correctly in place.  Any solutions? Could the battery be the problem?Is it worth replacing it altogether? Thanks,Scott

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Good evening!  English is not my first language so bear with me. It started around a week ago where suddenly I noticed that my battery is not really charging anymore/charging really really slow and I kept getting a window pop up saying that my charger couldn't keep up power wise.I ordered a new charger but still had the same problem. I thought it might be the battery, so I ordered a new one and looked up YouTube videos on how to replace my battery. I plugged in the charger but now after 4 hours i still can't turn my laptop on. Whenever I press the power on button it starts blinking red and after a few minutes switches to blinking white.I also hear a very faint noise in sync with the blinking. If I hold the power button pressed for a bit it turns on and it says 'Automatic repair' but turns off immediately.I'm really confused and not sure what I'm supposed to do.. is all hope lost? I hope someone can help me 

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Hi everyone! May I check if Lenovo Flex 2-14 (Model: 20404, Core i7 4510U) support 2TB 2.5" Seagate Firecuda HDD? The z-height is just 7mm so it should fit perfectly. Just that I am not sure if the particular size and model are supported or not. Hope to hear from you guys soon, thanks in advance.

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I was looking for a light laptop to grade papers using a stylus. I thought that the Lenovo Flex 6 11" fit the bill, and as per the website instructions, I bought it and the Lenovo Active Pen. After lots of time on the phone with customer support, it turns out that the active pen is only compatible with the Lenovo Flex 6 14" and not the 11". I'm crushed. I don't want a bigger laptop. I need to know, is it compatible with the Bamboo ink stylus, is there some other stylus out  there on the market?  I was hoping to mark up papers on Adobe Acrobat Reader with a stylus. Help!!

A:Stylus for Lenovo Flex 6 11"

 

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Help, my new LeNOVO IdeaPad Flex 10 crashed and all recovery attempts failed.I need the original product key to download the original Windows 8.1. from Microsoft.Much thanks for any help!! 













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A:LeNOVO IdeaPad Flex 10

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Kindly send us in a private massage your machine serial number . and the error massage you used to get durring the recovery .
 
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I've seen a few times where I have not used my Lenovo for a several minutes it will go into "sleep mode" and I have to hit the power button to open it again. But it is asking me to sign in. I have to turn it off by holding the power button and then turn it back on. And then it will start showing my normal desktop. How can I stop that "sign in" from showing? I never created a password and didn't think I need to do that.
Can anyone help?

In Sign In Options it has "Password.... Your account doesn't have a password. You must add a password before you can use the other sign-in options."
Whatever that means???? I never created a password and don't understand why it is asking me to "Sign In" when I turn in on from the Sleep mode.

(Win10/64 bit)
 

A:Lenovo Flex 4 1470

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Bought my Flex 4 several months ago and every so often IO get a little pop-up at bottom right of screen saying something like "Lenovo Credential Needed."Just what is this and what do I have to do? I don't want to click on it and then find out I did something I should not have done or have signed-up for something I didn't want, etc.Can someone enlighten me?

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Does the Lenovo Flex 4 15" have a removable battery?

A:Lenovo Flex 4 15" Battery

Hi Forrest_Canton , 
 
Welcome to the Community Forums. 
 
Based on the hardware manual page 36 , battery is internal and is considered FRU (field replaceable unit). Removing it would require opening the base cover. 
 
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Hope this help answer your query.
 
Regards

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Past week i received my Flex 5 14", first impressions was awesome - fast, good LCD, compact. But after few hours of use, all of my impressions was broken by fan noise - mine Acer Aspire Nitro, under 60-80% percent load CPU,  wasn't loud  a half of Lenovo is under 20% of CPU use. Fan isn't works correct at all, and, how can i see - issue is mass, many people wrote this or other forums with same issue. 
 
Only fix, i've found is undervolting CPU to 85% by Windows power management. Is that solution? Don't think.
 
When this issue will be fixed? Want to see official comments from Lenovo.
 
 
Mod's Edit: Posting edited to conform to the Community Guidelines.

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I replaced the battery pack of my lenovo flex 2 14 20404 following standard procedure(i THINK). Now, the laptop wont come on but the board recognizes the battery and the indicator(white) comes on when a charger is connected with the battery in place. please help. Is it possible that there's a failsafe put in by lenovo such that only service centers can replace batteries? 

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Hi everyone!I am looking for ram to upgrade my lenovo flex 2 15 which has only 4 gb of ram and it's so so slow. I have found on the forums information about ram upgrade that it can be done. I have free slot avaialable. I have found in the manuals that it can handle only 1600 mhz speed. I am not sure which brand I am supposed to buy.. I have found Crucial RAM 8GB DDR3 1600 MT/s CL11 SODIMM 204pin and judging on informations from my system info software it is compatible with my system.  What do you think? 

A:Which RAM brand for Lenovo Flex 2 15?

Hi LeiceQ,
 
Welcome to the Community Forums.
 
The hardware manual for your system does have ram listing of OEM certified ram.
In cases when you need to get third party ram for upgrade, just make sure that it shares the same specification (DDR3L low voltage(1333MHz/1600MHz) SODIMM 2) and review return options.
 
This discussion would further answer your query on your planned upgrade.
 
Regards

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I am thinking about purchasing the following and wonder if someone would tell me what they think about it or if they already own one and how they like it:

Lenovo - Flex 4 1470 2-in-1 14" Touch-Screen Laptop - Intel Pentium - 4GB Memory - 500GB Hard Drive Weighs 3.86 lbs. and measures 0.8" thin

http://www.bestbuy.com/site/lenovo-...D=1&siteID=je6NUbpObpQ-X_jbAmd8IenR6wnXAaenjQ
 

A:Lenovo - Flex 4 1470

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Not sure whats going on with the website, I entered in my serial number to make sure I was getting the specific drivers.  But nearly all the pieces of hardware have two different drivers. I havent had to download any yet so far since I havent done too much.  But, when it came down to video card drivers it listed Nvidia drivers and when I tried to install it it said that the compatible hardware was not found. Shouldnt there be only one driver? I mean.. maybe multiple versions, but they are listed completely different so I would believe they are different drivers completely. 

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I have a lenovo Flex 2 laptop that has been fantastic so far. However, the other day when I shut it down and restarted it, the computer seems to be stuck in a cycle and was unable to boot. I would push the power butto,n the keyboard lights would turn on for a brief moment, the fan would spin and then it would stop. It would try to boot for about 5 seconds and recycle over and over and over. Eventually, the computer would boot. I bought a new battery thinking that was the issue. I replaced the battery, and the problem persists. Well, last night the computer got stuck in the boot cycle but will not turn on anymore. The battery seems to be able to hold a charge when it was on. However, I noticed that if I unplug the battery and plug in the AC adapter, the indicator light that shows that the AC adapter is plugged in will not turn on without the battery connected. This may not have a bad AC adapter? Is my mother board the major issue? What is the next step for me in this stage? Thanks for all the help and advance!
 

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So whenever I plug in headphones or earphones, my laptop never recognizes it as "headphones", it simply recognizes as the standard speaker audio. Is there any way to fix this so I don't have to constantly change my volume every time I plug in a pair of headphones/earphones?  My laptop is a lenovo flex 14, it works great and the audio is fine; I just want to know how to do I get my laptop to recognize when I plug in headphones/earphones so the volume can be automatically adjusted. 

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My Lenovo Flex won't respond at all when I try to wake it up from sleep mode. I've tried to unplug it and hold the power button down for 30 seconds, but the light just keeps flashing. It's been unplugged all day, so to help battery should be really low, but it's not turning off. Any ideas or suggestions on what to do? I go back to classes soon and I need it for my classes, so I really need it up and running asap.

A:Lenovo Flex Won't Wake Up

This seems to be a widespread issue with Lenovo laptops for a very long time, but there appears to be very little effort being taken by Lenovo support to provide its customers with the solution, or a document with the steps to resolve the issue. Holding the power button down for 30 seconds should (on nearly all laptops and desktop computers) forces a hard power off, but apparently that does not work on Lenovo Laptops when they gets stuck in this state. From what I can gather from various forums on the Internet, the only way to get the system booting again, sort of waiting until the battery dies, is to remove the rear cover, and unplug the battery, wait a minute or so, and and then pug it back in.   Some users also report that updating the video driver, and perhaps the BIOS, will resolve the issue, but Lenovo Support has chosen to remain silent (publicly anyway) on which one, if any, is an actual fix on any of the many forum posts regarding the error, which leads me to believe that they haven't a clue. You do not mention what exact model of Flex you have, so I cannot point you too any of the instructions online on how to remove your cover and unplug the battery, so you might post the model number (not the serial number) in the forum,  or open a ticket with Lenovo Support, although I sounds like their phone support has not been too much help for others.  Good Luck,

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