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Lenovo IdeaPad 320 Windows Search Bar Not Working

Q: Lenovo IdeaPad 320 Windows Search Bar Not Working

Good day to all! I just recently purchased this laptop and so far it has been kind to me, except one thing - the windows search bar. While I was setting up my laptop for my personal use, windows update prompted me to restart, and after the reboot all of a sudden the windows search bar doesn't work anymore. Although I am still able to access windows apps, their search bars (like the microsoft store) doesn't work, it won't type for me. Having searched through google and some other forums I have found a temporary solution... by running this line into the Run Command: C:\Windows\system32\ctfmon.exe Unfortunately I have to do this every time I boot up my laptop. Powershell method doesn't work for me. I already tried that as it is the first common way to solve the windows search bar issue. Any permanent solutions out there? This windows search bar bug started after the windows update. I would be glad if anybody can help me with this problem. Thank you!

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Got a lenovo ideapad miix300,its running on windows 10 but the audio,touch,battery icon ,sd card reader are not working.Tried to download drivers on lenovo web site but they are not working as well
 

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I have enabled the virtualization in the bios. Still whenever I am trying to power on a virtual machine, the machine restarts itself and says "YOUR PC has some issues, we are generating error files" etc I need assistance for this. I have even done reinstalling virtual machine, but that didn't help. I am not at all able to use virtual machine. The version is 8.0 and I am using windows 10. Please help me. 

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Hi After regular windows 10 update today, the touchpad stopped partially working. For example, scrolling with 2 fingers or zoom in/out are not working any more from the touchpad. How can I solve this problem? Thanks

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My Lenovo Ideapad did an update today as I was shutting it down. I went to go start it up and it asked me to select my keyboard option (I thought it was weird but didnt think much of it), it then came up with the screen below. I don't know what has happened and I have tried restoring to a previous version etc and nothing works. It just says that there are no files to be found. Please help me as I have very important documents on this laptop that I desperately need and can't afford to lose. I have considered making a USB that I can plug into the laptop and changing the BIOS to load Windows off the USB but I'm not sure if this will allow me to access the files on my computer and allow me to copy them onto a hard drive. Please give me recommendations that won't result in me losing all my documents. I am at my wits ends..

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So my windows 10 just updated recently, and that updat makes my laptop restart randomly. i still working on how to fix this problem until my laptop restart randomly again this morning. that restart makes my touchpad not working, idk whyit happened. i already tried updating the driver but touchpad still not working. i also tried to reinstall it (uninstall the driver then manually install it again) and the touchpad still not working.also the touchpad not appearing in device manager or device setting now. can someone help me to fix this problem? thanks!

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Hi ,         We purchased 3 lenovo ideapad 110-15ISK Laptops (ideapad). in that i installed windows 7 professional os. i am trying to incre,decrease screen brightness(fn+f11,fn+f12). but brightness control buttons not working. how to control brighness part.Now brightness is very high. Because of this brightness i am getting eye pain. So Please provide me solution for brightness control. my mail id : [email protected]  Thanks.  

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hey guysi'm forced to install windows 7 on my dear lenovo ideapad 500 15isk because of some business softwares i'm using, and i cant upgrade it to win8 or 8.1 or 10, and the problem is that brightness key on keyboard not working(take no action with display brightness)all requaired drivers are installed and also i did below solutions:1) install brightness default registery key from support lenovo website2)upgrade its intel vga driver to latest version 21.20.16.4550i'm so glad to someone helps me in this extremely annoying issue 

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Hi, I have just bought a lenovo USB C to HDMI adaptor however when i plug it into my laptop it says "This device is not recognized and the display device is limited. please help as it works on my hp laptop but not on my lenovo laptop. Regards 

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[Mod Note: Message moved to IdeaPad section for visibility and serial number removed for privacy. AG]
 
305-15IBD Laptop (ideapad) - Type 80NJ - Model 80NJ007VMJ (Serial#xxxxxxxx)
305-15IBD Laptop (ideapad)
 
This is my Laptop model, it has VGA connector and HDMI connector. My HDMI connector works well. but my VGA connector still not connected to monitor. I already bought a new VGA cable, but it still not connected to the monitor.

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Hi,

I am running windows 10 in a new lenovo ideapad 305. none of the usb ports work and I have no idea why. Also the webcam is not working. Can you help? thank you.
 

A:new lenovo ideapad no usb working or web cam - help!

The Lenovo IdeaPad 305 laptop comes in AMD and Intel models and comes with Windows 8.1 64-bit.
Did you just recently upgrade it to Windows 10 64-bit?

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 My bios can not boot any operating system, nor removable media. I have tried changing the boot sequence, UEFI to Legacy support, and Legacy first, and also tried restoring setup defaults but it is still not working. How can I fix this problem? I am using Lenovo ideapad 630. Thanks

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I installed Windows 7 64bit to my notebook but some drivers are missed. So first  I downloaded Camera Driver but I still can't use the webcamera. I have already tried to download more kind of drivers (for example Easy Camera Driver) and nothing... The notebook hasn't got CD.I would appreciate if anyone could help me! 

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Hello, i powered up my ideapad today which has been asleep for a few weeks and the keyboard doesnt type anymore, even an external keyboard plugged into a USB port didnt work, only the on screen keyboard allowed me to do anything.
I have tried rebooting, checking the drivers ect, even googling.
Im not sure where to go from here, im a bit technical but not great on this stuff.
Any help is appreciated, thanks.
 
 
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It appears my Wifi adaptor is affected too, cant seem to turn it on anywhere........

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My keyboard is not working at all. None key is functional, repeate: none!!!An external usb keyboard works fine.Do you think it could be a driver problem or its a hardware problem? Thanks.

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I have a 100S-14IBR and a few days ago I realized that the keys with the interrogation function do not work, both keys do not work when before they worked, I would like to know some solution, thank you.

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Hello!I am new to this community, so if I post somewhere where I?m not supposed to, or do anything else, please forgive me.???????Here is my problem. One day I was just playing on my laptop (Minecraft), then I just turned off my laptop and turned it off. Next day start use my laptop start game and it was very laggy. I checked my graphics settings and at the bottom it said ?Intel HD Graphics?. So of course I closed Minecraft went to NVidia panel to put Minecraft as a program that needs to use NVidia GPU and the panel said to me:?NVidia panel could not start; No NVidia GPU detected? or something like that.I tried everything that I found online: reinstalling drivers for GPU (deleted drivers, when installing could not install because I have no NVidia GPU), holding down my power button for a minute with no battery and charger, and even tried OneKey Recovery (reinstalled Windows completely) nothing helped.Anyone who knows what?s going on with my laptop please help. I don?t want to play games with Intel HD Graphics By the way I have the model with 4GB of RAM (model 20091)Thank you to anyone who read this post.

A:Lenovo IdeaPad Y570 - GPU not working

Also, in the Device Manager there is no NVidia GPU. Optimus switch doesn?t work, the LED beside it doesn?t work too.

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i have the problem with my camera of my laptop ...because when i acept the new windows 10 make not work...i put all the new drivers but i donīt see any change... and i dont know what else can i do...i try to find a solution looking for on google but i dont see any answer only the same question on diferents pages...


























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Hello, On Windows 10. Just bought this laptop couple weeks ago. Decided to try and skype for the first time. Camera didnt turn on. Camera doesnt show up in the Lenovo Settings App. In Device Manager, Easy Camera was actually hidden. Had to unhide it from the View menu. Message in the device is: Currently, this hardware device is not connected to the computer. (Code 45)To fix this problem, reconnect this hardware device to the computer. I have searched the forums and saw the post where simply activating using the F8 hotkey works for someone. It does NOT work for me. Any advice?? Thanks

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I opened up my computer from being in sleep mode overnight and when I tried to log on I got a barely visible, almost completely black screen. I just purchased this computer a month ago. How can I fix this? I already tried rebooting, twice.

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Camera is not being detected. Tried to download drivers off of lenova website and camera still wasn't detected. Also tried the solution on https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/Lenovo-IdeaPad-100-305-500-Edge/IdeaPad-510s-camera-not-working/m-p/358... and https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/Lenovo-P-Y-and-Z-series/Z570-webcam-not-detected/m-p/1085049/highlight/... but those did not work either.

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Hello, I have recently purchased Lenovo Ideapad 320 from Amazon, everything is working fine but not just wifi. I have been trying to connect with Wifi Router and its just searching, unable to detect network. But, with my other laptop things are fine, its detecting!How to fix that???

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Laptop lenovo tipe ideapad 320 tidak bisa mousepad kenapa ?

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i have the problem with my camera of my laptop ...because when i acept the new windows 10 make not work...i put all the new drivers but i donīt see any change... and i dont know what else can i do...i try to find a solution looking for on google but i dont see any answer only the same question on diferents pages...


























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Hi friends. I am using Lenovo Ideapad 310-15IKB running on Windows 10 64-bit, Anniversary Update. Lately, I got a BIOS update through? Companion app which said "System is not UEFI", since I was using Legacy mode. So I converted my disc from MBR to GPT using AOMEI Partition Assistant Professional software. But after converting I noticed that some of the hotkeys like airplane mode, disable mic, disable camera, disable touchpad are not working (Disable toucpad did work, but the disabled icon wasn't displayed). So then I reverted back to Legacy mode using same software. But still it didn't work. I tried reinstalling all the drivers from the Lenovo support website. But still it didn't work. Is there any solution for this problem? Some keys like volume and brightness still work.

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Hello, I have purchases this laptop 4 months ago and everything has been working fine. However today when I turned the laptop on, the touchpad was unresponsive. I have not made any system updates, or whatever prior to this malfunctioning. It seems to just have stopped working out of nowhere. I have tried uninstalling the synaptics driver and reinstalling, I have tried older drivers and the newest, also the standard microsoft touchpad driver. Nothing seems to fix it, it is completely unresponsive.Might it be a hardware failure? I appreciate all suggestions.  

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Hi, the latptop is only about 2.5 months old now... 3 weeks ago randomly the keyboard's keys on the laptop itself stopped working. No clue why, Ive checked drivers, did a reboot, tried safe mode, etc... It's only on the laptop itself. The keys that work are tyhg caps lock num lock and maybe a couple others... Ive never spilled anything on the laptop nor have I ever dropped it. I was in love with this laptop for the price I paid for it at Best Buy until the keyboard stopped working on it... It just randomly happened and I'm not sure why. The keys don't appear to stick or anything like that... (normal keystrokes just nothing happens in result of clicking them) I am using a keyboard plugged into it right now... I really need to get this fixed and I'm very upset at the fact it happened just 2 months after the purchase... So that cancels out my bestbuy 1 month warranty right there. I really can't deal with this much longer considering the fact that I was planning to use this laptop for my work.. If I can't get a simple easy fix I will have to find something new somewhere else... sorry to say. Praying for an easy solution/fix.

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Dear Friends, Am using Lenovo ideapad G570 from last 2months in my laptop some keys not working  (N,B,Left,Right,Up Arrow and Space bar) Kindly Suggest me For resolving the issue.

A:My lenovo ideapad G570 some keys are not working

hi vickydy,
 
Welcome to Lenovo Community Forums!
 
    First make sure this is a hardware concern.
Run an Onscreen Keyboard, by Pressing (Windows key + R) then type in OSK then hit enter
   Now on your onscreen Keyboard click on the keys that are not working see if they responding with the Onscreen keyboard.
     If the keys responded using the Onscreen Keyboard, Then your Keyboard hardware is bad.
Either you call Technical Support to have them repair the unit in / out of warranty repair OR Ask them where to get the part for it and have the keyboard replaced.
 
Hope this helps
Cheers!





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Okay so, I got my Lenovo Ideapad Y500 a couple days ago. Liked it and all BUT when I had my mouse connected into the laptop and then turned off the touchpad, it would not turn back on. The only way I could get my touchpad to work again is by restarting the computer, which is pretty frustrating. I searched this: http://support.lenovo.com/en_US/downloads/default.page?   for ANY drivers/software for the Y500 mousepad and there are none. Can anyone help me fix this problem before I get a refund from this potentially bad purchase? FN + F6 toggles the touchpad on and off and I have tried to turn it on and off, with and without the external mouse connected. Thanks for the help.











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My touchpad is virtually worthless. Advise people to stay away from the y500 until (if possible) Lenovo fixes this problem.

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Hi,I just got a new computer and the keyboard and trackpad isn't working. I have disinstalled the diver a couple of times and restarted it but it still isn't working. In the device manger section, and it says that it is working and plugged in even when it isn't. Does anybody know how to fix this? It is brand new and I need a computer!! Thanks in advance! 

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Hi all, After a Windwos update I made my hdmi port stopped working. I tried everything from uninstaling the new video drivers, downloading new drivers from the manufacturer website. Tired different cables and it still doesn't work.When connected the TV says: The signal isn't supported, please check the device port. I have no issues with my other laptop which connects with the TV. Please help with any other suggestions. Thanks in advance.

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repairing the above for a friend. the original screen was cracked back had a backlight. I got this one- http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/MATTE-IBM-LENOVO-IDEAPAD-510-15ISK-REPLACEMENT-FHD-LAPTOP-IPS-SCREEN-PANEL...connected it up and no backlight or power on the LCD. i have replugged it in numerous times. opened and closed the screen with no joy. An external VGA moniror works. connecting the original doesnt even give a bacllight now  please help!!! many thanks John

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I bought my laptop on 8th Feb 2014 from authorized Lenovo dealer.On Monday I was watching video on youtube on JBL speaker. After that I used Skype, for that I used Headphone. After my call I removed my headphone and continued my youtube video, but sound was not coming. Again I inserted the headphone, sound is coming only via headphone. But not through speaker. I contacted today (11/02/2014) to lenovo ideapad service centre. They told me to give the desktop access to troubleshoot the issue and they said speaker is not working. After that I asked them its under warranty and I should be given service. They simply disconnected the session and now on call also they are not supporting. Please help me to get this issue resolved.

A:Lenovo Ideapad Z510 JBL Speaker is not working

Hi,I have this exact same problem too with my Z510 that I bought a week ago. Same scenario.. Speakers working--> used headphones---> speakers not working after unplugging headphones.Now that it's been almost a month have you managed to solve the problem?

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I am tring to cast my Android mobile with Ideapad 300 lenovo laptop having windows  10 installed. After pairing both the devices getting error " something went wrong with the projection" . Microsoft support recommended to contact manufaccturer  for Display driver update.  No sure how to sove this issue. Any help is appreciated.

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The toutchpad on my lenove ideapad 320 is not workingUsing the FN+f6 to turn on/off toutchpadwhen i check in my drivers i also don't see the driver anywherewhen i try to install the drivers from lenovo support,the installation goes without problem and it says that it is ready for usebut still no luck, not even after rebooting i hope someone here can help me with this probleme grtznaiteki

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Good affternoon everyone. I am with problem with my laptop lenovo i5 Z460. It is not working headphones. When I click at control panel>devices and prints>hardware and sounds>device managament, there is only  speakers added to sound box. I already enabled show more "Show enabled devices" and "Show desconnected devices". How can I solve this problem??? I tried to look for a support drive in lenovo website but I didn't find the sounds devices. Thank you.  

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My new Y700 started cooling itself more then usual(I wan using Chrome, Power point and Photoshop at that time), blue screen came out saying that it need to restart, it started restarting and when the menu showed me to choose the different ways of restarting it just stopped there and nothing was working anymore. 

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Good affternoon everyone. I am with problem with my laptop lenovo i5 Z460. It is not working headphones. When I click at control panel>devices and prints>hardware and sounds>device managament, there is only  speakers added to sound box. I already enabled show more "Show enabled devices" and "Show desconnected devices". How can I solve this problem??? I tried to look for a support drive in lenovo website but I didn't find the sounds devices. Thank you.  

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Hi, I have upgraded my windows from 7 to windows 10 few months ago. However, bluetooth not working since then. Bluetooth icon is also missing from device manager. Also tried downloading and installing the drivers, however that didn't work either.Tried restarting bluetooth services from services.msc, but didn't work.I am a techie guy and in this case I am not able to find the solution. Bluetooth services were running fine on windows 7, but not working after installing windows 10. I have tried downloading the drivers from lenovo website, however it is only showing drivers for windows 7, 8, and 8.1  I am not sure, why it is not showing drivers for windows 10Please let me know, if there is anything else can be done for this Laptop : lenovo Z580 Ideapad

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Hi! As of yesterday, all three of my USB ports malfunctioned, and whenever I plug in anything new it says "USB device not recognised, The last USB device you connected to this computer malfunctioned, and Windows does not recognise it".  It also shows "Unknown USB Device (Device Descriptor Request Failed)" with a yellow exclamation mark and "Windows has stopped this device because it has reported problems. (Code 43) A request for the USB device descriptor failed" in Device Manager. There's definitely power coming from the USB ports, just they don't respond to anything I plug in, such as my mouse. I've tried everything I can find online about the error, except updating my BIOS.  However, the BIOS that pcsupport.lenovo.com suggests for my laptop also gives me the warning message "This BIOS is only for Lenovo ideapad 310/510 - 14/15ISK(with touch).  Are you sure you want to update this BIOS on this machine?"  As I don't have a touchscreen, I'm not 100% sure it's the right one.  If anyone could please let me know which BIOS update I should install, or (even better) how to fix my USB issue, that would be fantastic.  Thank you!

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

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

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Hello I got this new laptop a month ago, so it said that is has a backlit keyboard, I Tried using Fn + space but it won't work. 

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Installed Windows 10 on it, and it didn't fix it, reset to Windows 8, no fix, upgraded to 8.1 and still no fix, all updates and drivers installed, tried the device manager thing, yet still no touchscreen response. It doesn't even show up in device manager. Also, now the display, doesn't cover the whole screen, there are black bars all around the edges. 

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