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Lenovo Ideapad 500 Lenovo Companion dust removal

Q: Lenovo Ideapad 500 Lenovo Companion dust removal

Hello, I need help on my Lenovo Companion app with it's dust removal option. I just bought my Lenovo ideapad 700 for a week now. Previously I had the dust removal option in the Lenovo Quick Optimizer widget on taskbar. After I turned it on, the option never existed anymore in the quick widget and even in Lenovo Companion app itself. Would really love to see this feature again in my new laptop.

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Hello, I need help on my Lenovo Companion app with it's dust removal option.
 
I just bought my Lenovo ideapad 700 for a week now.
 
Previously I had the dust removal option in the Lenovo Quick Optimizer widget on taskbar.
 
After I turned it on, the option never existed anymore in the quick widget and even in Lenovo Companion app itself.
 
Would really love to see this feature again in my new laptop.
 
 
Moderator comment: Subject edited to match message text.

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Since you have to hunt around different Lenovo sites (and other sites) to find out about these softwares, I decided to make a post to get feedback from actual Yoga owners on how these programs interact, what they do, which ones are prerequisite, and which ones are unnecessary. Please don't take this as a blanket answer. This is just what I have found. It might be right - it might be wrong. I'm looking for others to post their experiences as well. Lenovo System Interface Foundation Driver - Necessary prerequisite (missing driver in device manager without it). It allows the Lenovo Utility and Lenovo Companion to work. Lenovo Yoga Mode Control - Necessary if you want to use your yoga to seemlessly change between all the different modes (laptop, tablet, tent, stand). This software is responsible for autorotating and putting Windows into tablet mode. Lenovo Utility - Recommended(?) This one I'm not too sure on. I remember that I was missing some function that I wanted but I can't remember what it was now. Maybe battery cycle count and health? Lenovo Companion - I don't have this one installed and don't think it's necessary but would like someone else to shed some light here.

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Hello All, I'm trying to find the software to run anti-dust on my laptop Lenovo ideapad 310-15IKB, downloaded Lenovo settings, however, cannot see such option there, with previous model I had this option in the Power Management module, however for Win 10 cannot see this app, any idea where Lenovo hid it?

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After i upgrade from Windows 8.1 to Windows 10 i couldn't transfer the Lenovo Settings program so i only found it in the windows store but the app doesn't have the "Fan Dust Removal" button and neither in energy management program.  Is there any possible solution or the way that i can have it back is downgrade to windows 8.1 ?(and sorry for my grammar in the case i have some mistakes)

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Hi there After 5 months of using my laptop I want to remove dust from my computer. I want to open it but I'm afraid that I could lost my warranty. On one of the screws I've got a little sticker with lenovo sign. Spoiler (Highlight to read)











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A:Lenovo G510 removal of dust

Welcome to the Lenovo Community !
 
According to your model's User Guide the replacement of the hard drive, memory or wireless card is considered CRU activities.  In otherwords those parts can be serviced by the consumer which means you can also remove the back cover without fear of voiding warranty.  Since the fan is now accessible when the cover is removed.... have fun cleaning.  If you use compressed air to clean,  remember to use short bursts of air as prolong blasts may damage the fan's bearings.
 
For your reference, here is a link to that User Guide......
 
http://www.lenovo.com/shop/americas/content/user_guides/g410_g510_ug_en.pdf

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iam using lenovo ideapad y700 is there any way to use dust removing option like it was in y5070iam using windows 10

A:lenovo y700 dust removal option

Unfortunately, I haven't seen a setting for it. However, unlike previous builds, the filter looks fine enough to catch anything that would get caught up in the fan. Your best bet would be to use compressed air to blow back through the rear vents to loosen up any dust on the bottom of your PC.

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Dear, I purchased my laptop idealpad Y700  and i cannot find the dust removal button in quick optimizer, so what should i do? Thank you

A:Lenovo Y700 ideal pad dust removal is not existing

Do you have the quick optimizer button on your taskbar? The dust removal button will be shown if you left click on it.
 
 
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Hello, I have an Ideapad z400 touch with windows10 installed.Three weeks ago the fan stopped working. I guess it happened after windows atualization, but i'm not sure.When i use lenovo energy management software and use dust removal tool, the fan works.I managed to open the notebook and i've seen that the faz stars when the note turns on, but it stops right after and doesnt return tu function even when the computer gets very hot.I've searched a lot to see if anybody had the same problem, but i didn't find anything.PS: I took my notebook to an assistance recently, becouse it stopped working. The technician said some chips were burned, and he replaced them. The computer was working well after that. 

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i have lenovo G580 , running 8.1 perfectly
just now the dust remover option disappeared from the energy manager

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I used to have a DUST REMOVAL TOOL/Energy Manager pre-installed in my Win 8.1 PC (Lenovo G40-80). I've just updated my windows to Win 10 Anniversary Update. after that I've  installed all the drivers from support.lenovo.com. But couldn't find any Dust Removal tool there. Can anyone help me find the Win 10 verson of Dust Removal Tool/Energy Manager? Thanks in Advance

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I used to have a DUST REMOVAL TOOL/Energy Manager pre-installed in my Win 8.1 PC (Lenovo G40-80). I've just updated my windows to Win 10 Anniversary Update. after that I've  installed all the drivers from support.lenovo.com. But couldn't find any Dust Removal tool there.
 
Can anyone help me find the Win 10 verson of Dust Removal Tool/Energy Manager? 
Thanks in Advance
 
Mod's Edit: System model added to the front of Subject line to improve visibility / clarity.
 

A:G40-80 - Lenovo Dust Removal/Energy Manager Issues

Hi virtualzak , 
 
Welcome to the Community Forums. 
 
Some application offered in previous Windows version are no longer supported on Windows 10. 
 
Similar discussions here and here on getting newer applications from the Microsoft store like One Key Optimizer initially had this dust remover but the updated version do not. 
 
Hope this help answer your query. 
Take time to review the discussions .
 
Regards

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Hello. After installation my Windows 8.1 which i downloaded from Microsoft DreamSpark i installed all drivers from a CD which came with my laptop in a box.I installed Lenovo Energy Management and I had button to remove dust. After updating my system via WindowsUpdate this button dissapeared. It's gone.My laptop is Lenovo G500s (without touchable screen).Anyone had same problem like me?I want to emphasize that after fresh installation of Win 8.1 without any uptates (Windows 8.1 Pro - Build 9600) i had that "remove dust" button.Sorry for my bad english spelling but I'm from europe. Hope you forgive me.

A:Lenovo Energy Management - Where is my Dust Removal button?

hi lyczewskiand,
 
Welcome to Lenovo Community Forums!
 
If this is the Dust removal that you are saying.

 
If your system is Windows 8.1
    Open Control Panel / Uninstall a program and uninstall the Lenovo Energy Management that is currently installed.
 
Now try and install this version
 Lenovo Power Management  
 
Check if this can be found on this version

 
If not can you post a screenshot of what showing up on your end.
Thanks,
 
Regards
Solid Cruver
 





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Recently, whenever I launch "lenovo Companion" and choose "system update", the "critical auto-updates" (under schedule lenovo updates) runs forever and never come to an end! This has never happened before and it seems to have something to do with your recent sysyem down or configuration change. 

A:Dear Lenovo: My "Lenovo Companion" checks for crit...

A known issue. Use the windows store for latest Companion version.Use SIF download from  Companion offering, not SIF10ww512.exe on the support page.Best solution: Discard Companion and install the latest System update.systemupdate5-07-0027.exe. Companion, LSC new have soooo many issues.If the support site, which is waxed for a few days, functions. 

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Hello, I'm having problems with my battery removal. As my title shows, I have a Lenovo ideapad 100, and I am supposed to be sending it off for repairs. For my issue, I need to take the battery out because it's not part of the problem; however, I can't get it out. I read on here to take the base off, but when trying to do that, it seems that it's breaking the inner clips keeping it attached. I don't want to keep breaking these off just to pay for them to be repaired later on. Is there a simpler way to take this base off? 

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Hello, please is there a possibility to remove battery from Lenovo Ideapad 100-15ibd laptop without opening it? To keep it connected to adapter, when I dont need it to be connected to battery?Thank you










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A:Lenovo Ideapad 100-15ibd - Battery removal

Good day.
 
Opening up the machine will be required. Please see pgs 32-38 of your hardware manual:
https://download.lenovo.com/consumer/mobiles_pub/ideapad_100_15_ibd_hmm_201508.pdf
 
Hope this helps.
Regards.

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So everything has been working fine on my laptop until about 10:30PM EST tonight. I bought it new in August 2011.
Specs:
 
OS: Windows 7 Home Premium
CPU: Intel Core i7-2630QM @ 2.00 GHz
RAM: 8 GB
HD: 750 GB
BIOS: 45CN36WW
 
It's always been a fine machine with NO problems.
However, last night there were Windows 7 updates that were installed and then restarted my computer. I had not gotten a chance to check exactly what they were though. About 10:30 this evening, flash crashed in Mozilla Firefox which is not that uncommon, and from there Firefox closed, and so did my Microsoft Word and Excel apps that were open. From there, my computer began to shut down and restart. When it went to restart, all it could do was go to the opening Lenovo screen which gives you the F2 (setup option) and F12 (multiboot menu option) as it typically does. Besides a thin strip at the top that appeared after about 30 secs that only displays moving static that eventually will just stick, that is where the boot process ends. No Windows 7 screen, and certainly no opportunity to boot into safe mode to check for any problems. The screen freezes and goes nowhere.
 
So basically, all I'm getting in terms of boot options are lenovo features, not windows 7 features, meaning it won't boot into windows 7 or windows 7 safe mode no matter what I try. The biggest problem here is that I have no windows 7 disc to even try to boot from my dvd drive.
 
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A:Lenovo IdeaPad Z570 - Crashed and now won't boot past opening lenovo screen

Are you able to get into the advanced boot menu by tapping F8? It might not be listed on the startup screen but it should still be there.
 
If not you can burn a repair disc from any PC with Windows 7. Theres steps from Microsoft Here.

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Does anyone know the functions of the Lenovo Utility app? I am aware that it flashes up with an on screen symbol when the caps lock or num lock is pressed but what else can it do? I only ask as I want to disable it in order to stop the on screen notification that caps lock is on from appearing everytime I press the key. However I read somewhere that the app also handles the battery management and don't want to disable it if it will harm my pc. When I go into details in task manager it just appears as Lenovo Utility. So can I safley diable it? or will it cause an issue? Thanks   

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New Yoga 700-141SK: Ran the Lenovo Support Center Hardware Scan and the Video Card Mathematical Operations Test has failed rendering the Report: WVC007002-UL7BPL. Is there a tried and proven solution out there? I have had a look at the solutions on the forum and am not satisfied that the solutions offered prove that the problem has been resolved. It is reasonable to expect Lenovo to make available a solution as a matter of course instead of end-users of "afflicted" Lenovo devices having to request/search for a solution(s).

























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Does anyone actually know if the "Dust Removal" in the energy management program actually works to remove dust from the laptop? I'm a bit reluctant to open up and dissect my laptop to check for any dust accumulation at this point, since everything has been running fine.This question came to mind since I saw that the filter at the bottom of my laptop was kinda caked in fine dust - wondered if the same was inside my laptop. I got the laptop in December 2012.










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A:Dust removal in Ideapad Y580

hi marshchen,
 
Welcome to Lenovo Community Forums!
 
That application can only minimized collection of dust in the Exhaust system of your Laptop.
    Since the process of the vents is to get air fom the outside to pass through the heatsink . Dust collection cannot really be avoided.
    
   One symptom of a fan and vent dust is that when the vents blow very hot and minimal air and the laptop is heating up more than usual.
 
A yearly cleaning would be ok.
  You can refer to the Maintenance Manual of this model on how to open the cover and get to the heat sink.
You might also want to refresh and apply new Thermal paste to the Heat sink.
 
Just be careful on the plastic parts and also wear an anti static starp. If you're not comfortable doing this, You can opt to have a repair center do this.
 
Best Regards
Solid Cruver
 



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Hi i have an Ideapad Z510 with Windows 10 64-bits on it . when i was using Windows 8.1 i had Battery Managment where i could clean Dust on my Laptop's Fan using Battery Managment and was really helpful .. but since i was using Windows 10 i couldn't find that Software ... Can someone please help me find it 

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i have already bought a newly used ideapad 700 not y700and it has 256 ssdone parition is called lenovo and does have 75 gigs of old windows and system files and don't know how was all of this formed but i need to delete all the files and leave only the backup files of lenovo. as u see in the images by order the folder is vms contains sp2013 folder contains sp2013.vhvx filewhen i open it it opens a new virtual parition called sys which contains old sys files and backup files which i don't know where exactlyiam sorry for the dark side of the images the cover if the ipad doesn't fit which made images so stupid  ???? 

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Hi all, I have the lenovo y510p SLI 750m version and recently (2-3 days ago) my cpu fan on the left side of the laptop stopped working with the dust removal tool. I removed the lid and I can see both fans spinning just fine, however only the right one actually performs the dust removal when prompted. The other one stays queit and I don't feel any air pushed out of the left side. I can feel it on the right like normal though. Any ideas on how to fix this? 

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Within the Companion there used to be a section where you could run & be informed of items that should be deleted to improve m/c performance.I can't find this area of the Companion now.Has it been deleted?If not where is it located?

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Hi everyone, i don't know why but, from this morning, i can't pass in "lenovo companion" app from 'cause it reveals that i most control my account. Anyone know something about it, as a solution?!

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I tried to open lenovo companion and do the optimization but i failed due to a problem that lenovo companion has encountered. i restarted my laptop twice but the problem still exist. Also, i unistalled it and installed again but nothing happened. What else should i do to fix the problem  ?

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As it says, it will not open up. I get a message saying, Check your account, Lenovo Companion is not availiable to you, go to the store. Its still on my computer though. Help please?

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Hola Buenas noches, tengo un G505s, y hay una extension llamada Lenovo Companio, que funcionaba mjuy bien hasta que un dihe visto que la funcion de optimizar y limpiar no estaba. ¿que ha pasado?, se va a volver a poner esta funcion?. Gracias.Buenas noches.

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"...Please try again later." This problem has persisted two weeks. I've shut down, restarted, etc. and its still not working. What gives?

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Lenovo Companion has not detected any new updates since Apr 2. The last update installed by Lenovo Companion was the driver for "Intel(R) Rapid Storage Technology Driver for Windows 10 (64-bit), 8.1 (64-bit), 7 (32-bit,64-bit) - ThinkPad" 14.8.4.1046. Looking at the drivers web page there are a few updated drivers since Apr 2 but Lenovo Companion is just not showing any when I check for new updates. I understand that not all drivers on the website are for my particular model but these look applicable for my setup. They are not showing up in Lenovo Companion though and my current drivers are older than these. Intel Snowfield Peak 8260 Bluetooth Driver 18.1.1546.2762 on Apr 4BIOS Update 1.40 on Apr 11Hotkey Features Integration 8.80.10 on Apr 15 Any ideas? 










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A:TPY 260 - Lenovo Companion not getting updates

There is always a delay between when drivers are posted on the website, and when they show up in Lenovo Companion (or System Update).  I won't bore you with the details, but it is a internal process reason that requires additional work and testing.  Anyway, it usually takes 2-3 weeks until new drivers show up in Companion (or System Update).  Sorry for this inconvenience.

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I just did an update of my system to Windows 10 on my X220. Also, I downloaded the Lenovo Companion most updated version. Anybody can tell me please why I am not able to check on my battery condition; instead, I am getting the following message: "We can't detect your system's battery at this time". Thanks in advance.

A:Lenovo Companion - We can't detect your system's b...

I'm also hitting this on my Thinkpad T460s w/Windows 10.

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Hi,I have Lenovo ideapad Y700 with WIN10.Today I tried to open Lenovo setting and I got this error message:"Check your account Lenovo Companion is currently not available to you. go to the store" pressed close on the popup message and get anouther error:"file system error (-2413322111)".The same happen when i tried to open the lenovo companion.I went toi the store and its written that its already installed (as should be).What can I do? and why do I got this error message. Thanks in advancedMeir


























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Since latest Windows 10 Update  Lenovo Setting, Companion and Windows Store won't start anymore. tried different options, starting as Administrator i got the message, that this App is not allowed to start as Administrator, i should change the user account an try again. But as User the App won't start at all, even Windows Store is not reacting. Any Suggestions? Thanks in advance sonoftheboss

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Just wondering if anyone has solutions to the following solutions for my problems with my X1 Yoga - i5-6200u & regular 1440p screen...My battery life runs ~3:00 when screen brightness is 60%. The fan will go on quite loud if I have ~8 Chrome windows open on regular websites... I've run a When I open Lenovo Companion to try to run Diagnostics, I get a Windows popup that says "This app is not currently available to you."

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Hey guys, I have installed the Lenovo Setting and Companion apps into my new Ideapad 110 laptop.The apps auto closed after few seconds of running. I have the latest window updates installed in my laptop.Also tried the answer from the website below but still not working. https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_10-other_settings/settings-doesnt-launch-o... Any idea how to solve this?Thanks

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Lenovo Companion seems impossible to launch, except from the app/start menu in windows 10.I tried to copy the absolute filepath into HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\IBM\TPHOTKEY\8001 file entry but it does not work.I also tried to create a desktop shortcut, but the message says ?This application can only run in the context of an app container?.I don't know what the final message indicates, but it is for sure not easy to configure the blue ThinkAdvantage button.There must be a way?Thanks/Anders

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I have Lenovo Yoga. It's quite new. Win 10 included. Now, for some reason or another Lenovo Companion won't start anymore. It says that theres a problem and you should restart pc. But restart won't help. I also treid to re-install Companion app, but that didn't help either... Any idea what's wrong? And how to make it workagain?

A:Lenovo Companion don't open anymore

Hello tntimo,
Welcome to Lenovo Community.
Have you seen this discussion? https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/Lenovo-Apps/Lenovo-Companion-3-0-and-Lenovo-System-Interface-Driver/m-p...

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I have a T440s which I bought in July 2014. It is out of warranty. Lenovo companion reports my "primary" battery is "BAD" but says absolutey nothing else even though it reports a full charge. In fact the lenovo battery icon in the corner of my display shows battery is green and 100%. I'd like to understand whether this battery is bad in the sense that it should be removed from the computer immediately, or whether it has detected that it is no longer holding a full charge and could be left there. I am almost always at the desktop in a docking station so I don't need the full charge. I don't understand why all they report is "Bad". Any suggestions as to how I might find more or if it is just reporting lower capacity and nothing more? Also, it was kind of confusing which battery they meant when they said "primary" is bad. I could see an argument that either is the primary battery. Better to have used the terms integrated and removable. I removed the removable battery and reran the test to determine the primary battery is actually the integrated battery. I think the service person said the opposite. The lenovo companion page that reports the battery is BAD has a link for more information and it goes to a general lenovo webpage that has nothing to do with support. They are trying to get me to apply for a lenovo credit card I think. Its so disgraceful how they dropped the ball on this one. Alex

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I am currently running Lenovo Companion 3.62.1.0 on Windows 10 Pro on my Thinkpad P50.Everything used to work correctly, until Companion started giving out the "There is a problem in retrieving new Updates. Please try again later." messsage when I check for new updates. I have no idea what happened, it used to work just fine. Any help is appreciated. Regards.

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