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Q: Lenovo vantage question

I have T430 which was originally designed with thinkvantage application instead of lenovo vantage (either the deployment version or the UWP/windows store version). Will the thinkvantage button continue to work with windows 10 to open lenovo vantage? Is the T430 even compatible with lenovo vantage or must I use the old application? Thanks in advance.

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In this first screenshot of Lenovo Vantage running under Windows 10 (64) on my X1 Yoga (1st generation), please notice where it says that I need to install Sierra Wireless EM7455 Software - 10 (64), version 7.47.4743.0105.  However, in the second screenshot, please notice where the Installation History shows that Sierra Wireless EM7455 Software - 10 (64), version 7.47.4743.0105 was successfully installed already. Everytime I boot up and run Lenovo Vantage to check for updates, it tells me that I need Sierra Wireless EM7455 Software - 10 (64), version 7.47.4743.0105 so I let it install it. Everytime I install it, the installation appears to be successful and my computer reboots, but then after rebooting, Lenovo Vantage again tells me that (1) I need it, (2) I already have it. This is crazy.  In the third screenshot (looking at Windows Device Manager) I see the Sierra Wireless EM7455 Qualcomm Snapdragon X7 LTE-A. The fourth screenshot shows that it is disabled.  I will enable this and then retry to install the updated. I'll report back in a second posting on this thread whehter it works.  (I would leave this posting open and finish it later, but I'm afraid it woud all be lost when I reboot).   

A:ENDLESS LOOP: Lenovo Vantage Tells Me To Update a Driver That Vantage Says Is Already Up to Date.

After enabling the driver in Windows Device Manager, then again trying to update, the update was successful. After another reboot, Lenovo Vantage no longer show that this needs to be updated.  I'm no programmer, but it seems to me that the Lenovo Vantage update program ought to be able to see whether a driver is disabled and to tell the user to enable it in order to allow successful of updating of the driver. My 2Ē.

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Hello i downloaded and installed lenovo vantage and lenovo setting app on my lenovo thinkpad x1 carbon (2nd generation) having windows 10 pro but both apps run for 5 to 7 seconds and closes automatically without doing anything. please tell me some solution.All my driver and software are up to date and i also downloaded new version of lenovo system interface 1.1.16.0 from lenovo support. and lenovo vantage and lenovo settings app are also updated. Please tell some solution to overcome this!

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hi.i was using my computer with battery conservation on a few days ago but next day i used the pc i couldn't use it. i losed that option and i really need it because i need to use my computer all day does anyone know what can i do?i already tried to reinstall the drivers and lenovo vantage too and nothing


























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I read other posts and none specifically addressed this for the 920 and the use of what is actually a good Lenovo config tool seems to be poorly documented.   I would think it would be the same for any Yoga model with Windows 10 and Lenovo Vantage installed.   I can't seem to find a version for Vantage, so hopefully this works on all versions.    1) Find and open Lenovo Vantage on your machine (use Cortana if needed).   This is the Responsive view and yours may look different...don't worry, options are the same.  Click on Hardware settings  2)  Click on Input (again, responsive view...whatever view you have should have this button labeled the same)  3)  This will open the Hardware Setting - Input UI.   Under 'Function Keys' click on the one that is labeled 'F1-F12' (should look like below, highlighted in blue) to make that the the Function the default setting for those keys...to further clarify: it will now be a Function Key (F1-F12) by default.    With this change, you will press the FN+ one of the function key for the Hot Key option (e.g. FN+F1=mute/unmute, FN+F2=volume down, etc.)     4)  Your change is already saved, so you can now X-out (click X in the upper right) of the pop-up windows created by that were created   

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Hey all ... here is a screenshot of the current state of affairs: Note: this is the Win 10 Pro 64-bit OS, Version 1803 ... Windows Update is ' ... up to date'. I have tried various Lenovo Vantage Critical / Recommended / Optional update selections (in their respective groups and / or alone) and re-booted every time following failed system updates ... I cannot seem to break whatever log jam is occurring here. I thought perhaps trying the IME 11.6 Firmware - 10 [64] - V.11.8.55.3510 update alone, or, the ThinkPad BIOS Update - 10 [64] - V.2.26.1.18 update alone (they are both 'Reboot Required' updates) might get me past this issue, however, so far, no joy.  There is a 'Fully charged (100%)' battery installed in the system. Thanks for any insights offered, FFF P.S.  I would also be interested to find a Lenovo drivers list of older Synaptics Pointing Device (ThinkPad UltraNav / Touchpad) drivers for my P70 machine ... does such a historical driver resource exist?  The reason being, the more recent touchpad drivers are unsuitable for me ... too sensitive / 'sticky' (adjustment of various touchpad settings doesn't cure the usability issues) ... I much preferred the behaviours of the earlier drivers but can now only Roll Back to Driver Version: 19.3.4.202 (16-Jan-18) ... I'd much rather use the July 2017 driver version, whatever the version number was (possibly 19.3.4.112).

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after i choose for the option in lenovo vantage battery to keep it between 55/60% now i can't turn it of because i can't open the lenovo vanatge settings .... any way to turn it off ? 

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Hi everybody.My computer failed to boot upIt is stuck on the black screenI have reinstalled windowsAnd now I can not log into app lenovo vantage I clicked signin, it appears the following errorcan you help methank you.Machine Type Model:20FAS4TP00

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Yesterday I tried to launch Lenovo Vantage, as I do periodically, to check if there is anything I should install (although I have it set to auto update). The Vantage in my Add/Remove list is dated September, 2018. I have Win10 Pro Build 1803. (I have not received 1809 yet.) When I try to launch Vantage, I get a message to download the latest version. After I do that and try to run the installation, I get a message stating that "Vantage has Encountered a Problem" and goes on to state that the user can either try again or restart and try again. I have made numerous attempts with the same result. Lenovo tech support says I should buy a software warranty and then it will try to fix the problem. (I bought the extended warranty when I bought the X1 Carbon. It runs until 2020. I am an experienced user, former software developer, and have done professional tech support. I will withhold comment on Lenovo expecting me to buy a new warranty to solve a problem like this. Have you encountered this problem? Do you have a suggested solution?

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Hi, May i know why my lenovo vantage UI is greyish black (below) while  others on the forum is blue UI? Thanks

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hey guys, a few days ago i made an update for windows 10. since then i had many different issues: first i realised that my finger-print- reader has stoped working, the FN-keys (despite volume and screen-brightness) stopped working and the trackpoint-middle key too. While i was able to revive the finger print reader and partly the trackpoint middle key, i couldnīt made the FN keys working. So i tried to get into the Vantage app to see if the update had changed some settings, but now whenever i try to open the app it alwas makes an problem screen, wanting form me to download the SystemInterfaceFoundation.exe . But after many retrys it still wount solfe the problem. I evan tried it with Lenovo Settings App, but there is the same problem.If some one can help me with this problem i would be verry happy Leon King P.s. i have an ThinkPad L380 Yoga with an I7-8550U, 16GB Ram running Windows 10 Education Version 1803

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Finally I have managed to find a section to ask advise on an ongoing and annoying issue I have with your Ideapad 510.Which brings me onto the problem with Lenovo Vantage.Everytime I try to use it i get an error that "Vanatge has encountered a problem" asking me to either restart or install update. I have done both with no joy. I have even uninstalled then re-installed.This issue really is driving me mad so can someone please advise ??


























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I've bought extended warranty for my pc Lenovo Ideapad 310.  If I click on Lenovo Vantage app it shows old warranty period expired. But If I go on pcsupport.lenovo.com site they say my warranty is updated with new period.  Why this mistake?

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I had a hardware issue with my new Yoga 920 and have the motherboard was replaced the Lenovo Vantage app displays as an IDEAPAD.  Been round and round with support to no avail.    I am 100% certain - but with no way o prooving - that before the motherboard was changed the Lenovo Vantage app displayed as a YOGA920. Can another send me screen shots of their home page on the Lenovo Vantage app so I can show support I am not making this up?

A:Yoga 920 and Lenovo Vantage

I dont have a Yoga 920 but I believe you.  I think what happened to you happened to my nephew.  When they replaced motherboard on my nephews Yoga 720 they were supposed to update model number and serial number on the motherboard but they forgot to.  They did not.    Now Vantage wont work on my  nephews laptop since Vantage doesnt know which model number it is to lookup for software update.  If you go into BIOS is the serial number model number missing there too?  
Now the only way support says the laptop can be fixed is to ship laptop to repair center for repair centers mistake.
 
Below is my post from months ago in regards to my nephews Yoga 720.  I still have no resolution since he was at school at he needed it for studies and didnt have time to ship into Lenovo.
 
https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/Lenovo-Yoga-Series-Notebooks/720-13-motherboard-replacement/m-p/3957342
 
On the bottom of the Vantage screen it should show your device make, Serial number , Product number and BIOS version.  On my nephews 720 that information is missing since its missing from the motherboard.

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I'm trying to revive this thread... I have a Yoga 910 and it looks like after recent updates (a combination of MS and Lenovo) My PC will revert the fn back to hot-key mode, no longer sleep while not plugged in and left idle, and ignores other settings like what to do when power get below a certain point or keeping table mode shut off (each time I open lid screen will have auto-rotated). I now have Vantage version 4.13.153.0. What's going on? The Vantage settings save for a day or so and then revert back - IOW, every day or so I need to open Vantage and reset these to what I want them to be (hella annoying), not to mention will just shut down when battery gets to a certain level.

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Hi,I recently upgraded from Lenovo Companion to Lenovo Vantage but it doesn't follow the charge treshold that I set.If I unplug it and the battery has lower charge (total) than the limit for when it should stop charging one of them it charges both batteries to 100%. I've got the internal 23wh and the large 74wh removable battery on my x260. I've set it to stop at 80% and to start at 55%, the same as I used in Lenovo Companion where it worked flawless.





x260 20F6 (CTO1WW) (6500u, 8GB, 256 GB nVMe, Full HD, Backlit keyboard, FingerPrint, SmartCard, 72Wh)

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I have a marvelous IBM/Lenovo Thinkpad from end of 2006. I have had no hardware problems at all. However, now that it's old and encumbered, I need to clean up. I will follow all the instructions in the computer running slow post, but I would really like to remove all the Lenova stuff that came installed on this computer. I never used it for business and I don't even travel with my laptop anymore, and I am pretty sure I can get by without it.
 
I am at SP3.
 
Can anybody give me guidance on this or point me somewhere for instructions?  
Thank you very much.
Crystal

A:Need help removing Lenovo Think-Vantage Front-End

Please post the model of this Thinkpad so we can find specific information for your computer.

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I have a Yoga 910 and it looks like after recent updates (a combination of MS and Lenovo) My PC will revert the fn back to hot-key mode, no longer sleep while not plugged in and left idle, and ignores other settings like what to do when power get below a certain point or keeping table mode shut off (eac time I open lid screen will have auto-rotated). What's going on?

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Some of the drivers in Lenovo Vantage are out of date? Lenovo Vantage prompts me to install the older driver version after I have downloaded the latest drivers from some of the official websites like Intel or Geforce Lenovo.

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The screen brightness controls on my Yoga 2 pro just stopped working recently. I read to try using Lenovo settings or Lenovo Vantage to adjust them. But it does NOT come up in the Microsoft store, and the download links are all for Windows 10. I  have Windows 8.1 Are there any download links for Windows 8.1? What will work? I can not change brightness on screen.  

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Today the Lenovo Vantage app suddenly started crashing every time I try to search for updates. Yoga 920. I uninstalled and reinstalled the app, but it made no difference. Still crashing while searching for updates. Any suggestions?

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Hello. Are there a new updates for Lenovo Z50-75? Because Lenovo Vantage doesn't find anything. So I'm wondering if its some kind of bug or something. 
 
Mod's Edit: Additional information added to Subject line for clarity of issue.
 
 
 

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Since I was updating my Windows 10 to the latest version my Lenovo Vantage can not be initialized anymore.I always get the message: Lenovo Vantage found a problemplease install or update the "system interface foundation update" and reboot I did this a few times, but it did not help at all and also reinstalling of both applicastions Is there any solution currently available ? thanxMikeLenovo Yoga X1 20JDTO1WW





MikeT400 (6474-B84) Core Duo P8600 2,40Ghz, 248GB SSD +1.750 TB HDD, 8GB RAM, Win X Pro 64bitW530 (2447-43G) i7-3820QM Quad 3.70 GHz, 160GB SSD + 1.750 TB HDD, 24 GB RAM, Win X Pro 64bitW700, Core Duo, 500 GB + 750 GB HDD, 8 GB RAM, Win X Pro 64bit

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I would like to use the automatical Update-Service from Lenovo. But always when I start to search for new Updates it stopps at 15% and says that there are no new Updates available.I tried to uninstall Vantage and use the old System Update Software... The same there.Also in the logs there are some Errors which are not providing any helpful information.Tried to reinstall "lenovo system interface foundation", "Lenovo vantage", "Lenovo System Update", "Lenovo Service Bridge",.... So maybe there is an easier solution? Using a Lenovo Thinkpad P50 20EN0006GE with Windows 10 64-Bit

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Hi, so I've noticed that my Lenovo Vantage app on windows 10 won't start, it opens, but then it get stuck on the splash/load screen. I remember that I've stoped some scheduled tasks from Lenovo, but I've reinstalled the app. Any toughts? Thanks.

A:Y700 Lenovo Vantage won't load

Read message 6 of this post for possible resolution. https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/Lenovo-IdeaPad-100-305-500-Edge/Lenovo-Vantage-identifying-device-make-...

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Since I was updating my Windows 10 to the latest version my Lenovo Vantage can not be initialized anymore.I always get the message: Lenovo Vantage found a problemplease install or update the "system interface foundation update" and reboot I did this a few times, but it did not help at all and also reinstalling of both applicastions Is there any solution currently available ? thanxMikeLenovo Yoga X1 20JDTO1WW





MikeT400 (6474-B84) Core Duo P8600 2,40Ghz, 248GB SSD +1.750 TB HDD, 8GB RAM, Win X Pro 64bitW530 (2447-43G) i7-3820QM Quad 3.70 GHz, 160GB SSD + 1.750 TB HDD, 24 GB RAM, Win X Pro 64bitW700, Core Duo, 500 GB + 750 GB HDD, 8 GB RAM, Win X Pro 64bit

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apparently if your copy of windows 10 is a insiders edition copy the update software will think that your system has no updates even though on the website there are updates availiable 

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I couldn't find the dust removal setting, It used to be on the Lenovo settings app, but it merged with Vantage Now i can't seem to find it I have a lenovo Y50-70 Gtx 960m

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Hello, I'm not sure if this is the proper place to ask this. I ran a hardware scan using the Lenovo Vantage app and it says to follow the instructions on the results page to properly get support for this issue. There are just no instructions however. If I can get support for my issue on this post, I will post there error code or the file here. Here are my computer's specs just in case. Lenovo Y500Windows 10Processor: Intel i7-3630QM @ 2.4GHzRAM: 16GBGPU: Nvidia Geforce GT 750M (2) 

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Hi, this is a solution I thought I'd just share so others can find it, if needed. I wanted to toggle the hotkey functionality on my 920-13IKB (so function keys would work without the Fn button and the hotkeys with Fn button) but couldnīt find a way to do so. BIOS (5NCN38WW) did not provide that option and "Lenovo Settings" was not available on the PC and not as a download. Several support agents couldn't give me a solution and after I've been told this was definitely in BIOS, I was told what I wanted was just not possible. However, I eventually found out the Lenovo Settings features are now included in the "Lenovo Vantage" app which can be downloaded from the Microsoft store (possible without Microsoft ID albeit the suggestion to register does come up).  I can now toggle the hotkey functionality and the app also gives access to several other useful stuff (like checking for updates or showing the pen battery status). TL;DR: Download the app "Lenovo Vantage" from Microsoft store to toggle hotkey functionality. HTH, regards.

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When i make a fast hardware scanning with Lenovo Vantage of my work notebook Lenovo Ideapad 310-15ABR, software found an error WMB008008-UN7V8K on USB Test inside motherboard test.What should I do?

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When I try running a Hardware Scan from Vantage, and I choose the "select tests" option, the program hangs.It  How do I fix it?ust keeps loading and loading and loading....

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after Windows Update, Lenovo Vantage app doesnt' show conservation mode.. Any solution for this problem?

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