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Lenovo y700 not starting up/booting

Q: Lenovo y700 not starting up/booting

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I?ve recently sent my laptop to service center to check my laptop since it wont bootup the charge me 100 SAR to for checking, after that they said the porblem in the motherboard and they will fix it for 2000 SAR!!! the half price of the laptop. The warranty was for 2 years and the problem appeard after 2 years and 2 month only, giving that the device is not cheap. I never had a problem with other brands, i'm writing this message to see whether or not i get a solution and support Lenovo products in the future. Model Name: IDEAPAD Y700-15ISK 

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Hi thereI have a Lenovo Flex 2-15 that does not switch on.It normally worked very well indeed, just today the screen froze and after trying to unfreeze I forced the laptop to switch off.Since then, I unsucessfully tried switching it on (after a few minutes), nothing happens though. Then when holding the power button for several seconds the key board light is on and the laptop beeps for a second and then switches off.Whalt could the issue be and how is this possible to repair?Many thanks to all.

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HEY guys i m back with another fix for not only Lenovo Y700-15ACZ (( AMD )) but also for the Lenovo Y700-15ISK (( INTEL )). This method is to fix the HEATING problem in both Lenovo Y700 model  I m the same guy who discovered the throttling fix for Lenovo Y700-15-ACZ pls refer to the following link if u are having problem with the throttling of AMD FX-8800p LINK==>> https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/Lenovo-P-Y-and-Z-series/ideapad-y700-15ACZ-throttle-FIX-I-GOT-THE-SOLUT...   ***********************NEW FIX 2-7-2016********************* Now i came across a new problem of heating on the right side of the laptop which u will see in the pic with blue hilighted area How to Fix the issue==>> 1. remove the black cotton filter cloth located under the hood when you open the back cover (( see pic with red      highlited area. Doing tjis will solve your 50% problem of throttling 2. Heat portion?black cloth location?  How To Fix**********   1. locate the two fans and run any heavy game or some program for sometime with the lid open you will see that the region in the middle of the FAN and the EXHAUST is having a gap and air comes out of it (( feel it with your hands)) 2. its an absolute design flaw by LENOVO 3. Now take a PVC tape or any take that can hold a lot of heat as we are going to seal the gap with it. 4.PVC tape horizontal?PVC tape vertical?PVC tape HDR... Read more

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I have the lenovo 15-isk and I was wondering if the lenovo nerve sense is available for my computer.Also my vents make a lot noise when they start up and when they stoped, any help?

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I have the lenovo 15-isk and I was wondering if the lenovo nerve sense is available for my computer.Also my vents make a lot noise when they start up and when they stoped, any help?

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Hello.I just buy Lenovo y700. After 3 days of use I have a problem with red light from keyboard. Each time when I turn on laptop e little portion from keyboard (space bar, M,N,K,L,I keys) start to blink. I made a video with issue to see what happend. After 4-5 minute light remain at full brightness.https://youtu.be/FoqEe4pzBnwFor future can be a big problem? , I should ask for repairing ? Or maybe I can solve by myself. Another think. I want to control my fans, battery mode, and other settings, I try to download from lenovo software Quick Optimizer Windows 10, Lenovo Utility for windows 10, and no software are working, First I thought my windows it s broken, do fresh install windows 10 PRO, try to install there software but no solution. I install software, no shortcut its created on desktop, if I search for program in Program Files, and try to run .exe, this is not appear, it s like a fake link, nothing run on my desktop. Try to run in admin mode and nothing, try to reinstall and nothing, whatever I do these program are not working. I had lenovo z51-70 and I use with succes software from lenovo to clean fans, to put battery in conservativ mode. And I have same windows kit. With lenovo y700 no software it s working on this machine. Sorry for my bad english, if someone need more information, ask me.Thanks in advance for help.

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My Ideacentre has been working fine since I bought it a couple of months ago. Last night it went to sleep and this morning when I tried to wake it up, it wouldn't start up. When I touch the keyboard, or press the power button, the LEDs at the front of the box flash and the fans start spinning, and then everything dies. It looks like there's power for about half a second after which there's nothing. Does anyone have any suggestions on what might be wrong?

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 First of all this error came. When I about 10 minutes later restarted the computer it does not want to show me the logon screen for Windows. I can see the Lenovo prompt just as you start the computer. When it dissapears the screen show some light in the edges but nothing more. Tries with external monitor and external mouse and keyboard. I can not access Esc or any of the F-keys when computer prompts Lenovo.

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Hello,  Having an issue with my Y700 ideapad that just popped up yesterday. Whenever I boot my computer up and get to the desktop there will be an audible beep followed by the screen starting to flash black. Every second or so it alternates between black and the desktop preventing anything from being done. Not sure where to start with troubleshooting it but I do have a warranty still on it since this issue only popped up about 6 months into owning it. Any help is much appreciated since I'd like to be able to use my computer again.   

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Hi everyone!I've had a Lenovo G710 laptop for a long time and have had no issues with it. But today when I for the second time booted it to edit a video for a good friend of mine the laptop won't start. The Lenovo logo shows up, but after that nothing happens. When I hold down the power button and reboot it "the hard way" It says something along the lines of "automatic repair in progress". After the laptop has been on that screen for a while it goes over to a blue page where I can choose to either restart the laptop (which just sets me back to square one, the screen just showing the Lenovo logo) or I can choose to go to advanced alternatives. From there I can choose either to: "Continue and go to windows 10", "Use a USB-stick, internet or DVD recovery disk to boot", "go to (even more) advanced settings" or simply turn the laptop off. the first and last two of these has been tried without success. What do I do? There is really isn't an option for me to reset it. Cause I have programs and several projects that aren't backed up.

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Dear all,Recently I had purchased a Lenovo Ideapad 700 without OS.Despite of the the computer doesn't have an OS, when I turn on the computer, It only displays a black screen. I didn't know what to do with this thing, until I move the lid, simply to adjust, when the Lenovo logo appears and started up.I wonder, why when I turn on the computer I have to move the lid, to the computer starts.... Also, when I on Windows 10 and need to restart, to apply the updates, I have to repeat the same operation, move the lid, to able the computer to start... This thing is making me crazy!!! I have never see this issue...Anybody could help me?Thanks in advance

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if someone else asked that already i am sorry i couldn't find it.i have a Y700-15ISK 80NV and i am just curious about how much ram can i put in it.in almost every site i see 16gb is the max but that doesn't seem right. the cpu supports up to 64 gb so thats not problem.and ddr4 can be found 16gb per stick so on most models that has 2 slots. it means 32gb.which leads me to the strangest thing. by specs of all y700 (and mine) it has only 2 slots of ram.but according to the task manager and cpu z (program) i have 4 slots! which means 64gb of ram!!what is going on??   

A:lenovo y700 max ram

Which Y700 is this?
 
 
Pretty much it looks like that all Y700 models support Upto 16GB RAM.
http://shop.lenovo.com/us/en/laptops/ideapad/y700-series/y700-15-inch/
 
The hardware maintenance manual also says about 8GB per slot and there are only 2 slots (Pg 78) -
https://download.lenovo.com/consumer/mobiles_pub/ideapad_y700-15_17isk_15acz_touch-15isk_hmm_201510....
 
Anyways, for gaming you dont need more than 8gb of RAM, atleast not yet. I am playing Witcher 3 on Ultra settings with ONLY 8gb of RAM.
 
 

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Hello everyone,I just recently purchase a 128GB SSD version Y700 series and thought of upgrading it myself with 1TB HDD. But since I am new to laptop hardwares, I came across that Y700 SSD version doesn't come with HDD bracket preinstalled. However, since I just got my laptop like 2 hours ago, I don't have a spudger to open it and check whether will the recent orders include one? Please do advise what should I do. Thank you

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I bought my laptop from BH not even 1 month ago and barely used the laptop since I travel a lot. Today in the morning, I was watching a video and laptop just shutdown itself (battery was almost fully charged and unplugged) like you unpluge a TV and the screen disappears. Afterwards, I tried to open it but simply power button does not work. I plugged in the adapter but there is no sign that laptop is working (no lights, no screen, no fans, nothing).I cannot believe I am having such a stupid problem like this. Is there anyone knows what can be the problem and the solution ?  (I already tried to remove the rams and replaced with working rams but nothing changed)Currently I live in Austria and I don't even know if the warranty covers in this country.

A:Lenovo Y700 - No Power

Hi CandyDulfer , 
 
Welcome to the Community Forums. 
 
I would help if you specify the type of  Y700 or if you can provide the machine number.
Check on the machine number from the sticker or check it from here ,just keep your serial number confidential.
 
Any indicator light when you plug in the charger like a battery charging light?
It would help if you can test the charger itself with a voltmeter if you have the tools and skill by following the power checkup guide from your hardware manual downloadable from the support site (change the product type if needed. Known good adapter can also help to isolate the issue.
 
Since the battery is internal and the issue is with power , it would be best to check technical support if they would be able to assist you for repair as specific models parts may not available in Austria and you may have to contact the location of purchase for in warranty service. 
 
German 01 / 9287666 (zum Ortstarif)
7:00-20:00 Uhr Montag ? Freitag, 10:00 ? 18:00 Samstag und Sonntag
 
Update us how it goes. 
 
Regards

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Hello I want buy dell 2717d whqd Will it work with my notebook by hdmi in full resolutin? 

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Lenovo Y700 supports M.2 slot SSD. You can use HDD together with SSD

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Hello I'm new to the forums and l just needed help with the Lenovo IdeaPad Y700 80NV0026US since I'm getting the 15.6 inch version with 8GB ram and I plan to upgrade it by making it 16GB ram and also adding an SSD for it (128 is the least I can go) and I know there are only certain internal SSDs I can use on it and I just want to know which is the best and compatible one I can use to upgrade it (same goes for the ram).












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A:Lenovo Y700 upgrade

there's a long thread on this already, see the following linkhttps://forums.lenovo.com/t5/Lenovo-P-Y-and-Z-series/Lenovo-Y700-SSD-and-Memory-upgrade/m-p/2216929#...

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Hello everybody. So I have a Lenovo y700 with 16gb ram, 1tb HDD but I don't have any SSD. I have seen people on Youtube who either upgrade their existing SSD's or just simply install an SSD instead of an HDD. However my questions is, can I install an SSD to my laptop which has no SSD to begin with. Also, if there is a way I can, can you please suggest a good model of SSD? Thank you guys for your attention.

A:Lenovo y700 installing an SSD

Lenovo Y700 supports M.2 slot SSD. You can use HDD together with SSD

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My Lenovo y700 was working fine yesterday night until i slept. The next morning i wake up try to turn it on and the lenovo screen appears for a few seconds then turns off and happens over and over again. I hear the fans turn on but it turns off after a second or 2. Any help i can get?

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Hello, someone can guide me in the type of pen that I use on a touch screen of a lenovo Y700?Thank you.

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So i recently bought a brand new lenovo y700 and i just started playing cs:go. I downloaded MSI Afterburner just to check cpu and gpu temps while playing and i noticed that the cpu temp reaches above 90 degrees celsius (highest 98). It is on a flat surface while playing. GPU tems are normal. If you have any suggestions for solving the problem please let me know  

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Hi everyone! I'm having a few problems which seem serious to me. My laptop (Lenovo Y700 15-ACZ) sometimes restarts randomly without any warning, usually when Youtube, Adobe Reader and Microsoft Word are open, at least that is what I've observed. I'm running Windows 8.1 64 bit. I did some tests through the Lenovo Solution Center, all tests came back OK, except the following: -the Memory test gets stuck on the first element, the "Quick random pattern test"-the Graphics test gets stuck on the first one as well, the "Video memory" part The bar wouldn't fill, but I can hear the laptop working and it slowly starts to heat up. Another, miscellaneous problem is an "Unknown device" in the Device Manager, "The drivers for this device are not installed. (Code 28)", "on Microsoft ACPI-Compliant Embedded Controller". What could be the problem? Could it be a faulty RAM?

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Hellomy laptop where is in battery around 20 % he shut down, when i plugged says is 0 % and start to charge  . what is the problem ?

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Hi, today i bought Lenovo Y700 but i have noise problem.Noise didn't come from fan.I think coming from CPU, because even if fan closed and idle. It is no loudly so quiet but disturbing because of high pitched. I read too many topics,try everything but not find any solution. Sorry for my bad English.Thank you.

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Hello, 
 
I'm hoping this is the right section for my problems,
Moderator comment: Moved it for you.
 
I decided to invest in a new laptop as my other one had fallen on the ground, and lately for the past two month's all I've been having with it was troubles. Ther first problem I had was with the external microphone I used (Blue Yeti) It wouldn't detect or something and eventually made my speakers and microphone stop working all together. With no clue on how to fix it I ended up factory resetting my product. Everything's been fine with this problem, but if you have a fix to it if it arrises again then that'd be helpful.
 
Just yesterday I had a problem with my laptop where I was using it and the screen suddenly went black, I restarted it and the LENOVO loading screen came up only to have it stuck on the screen with a loading symbol and my curser. I contacted a live agent who told me to factory reset my laptop which brings me onto what happens when I do that below;
 
I have also had a problem where It would update from windows 8.1 to windows 10 & "Windows Explorer" would continue to crash and refresh every second thus making the laptop un-useable in this state unless I open a program through "Task Manager". Due to this problem I had to factory reset my laptop about five times as I cannot resolve it and it continues to arrise if I set a background to my laptop - I have tried everything, from updating drivers to much more and have yet to find a fix t... Read more

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Hi.- is it possible for me to upgrade the cpu and graphic card on this Lenovo y700 15"my currrent CPU is: Intel Core i5-6300HQ 2.30 Ghzand my graphic card is: Nvidia geForce GTX 960M My computer is only about 2 months old, and it cant play well in just a game like Counter strike Global Offensive, so i really need to know if i can upgrade the computer. Thx -patrick

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Dear All, especialy Lenovo representatives Resently I have bought Lenovo Y700-15ISK with 256SSD only, as I was going to use my existed 2 TB internal HDD. Trying to install mantioned above HDD into laptop I found that for SSD versions Lenovo does not include required HDD cable. I spent hours searching amazon and ebay - but nothing, than i contacted Lenovo support and they told that lenovo is not provideng such a spare part, and advice me not to open up laptop t keep warranty. Do somone have a solution for such an issue? Dear Lenovo team, is such a thing is a normal course of Lenovo business?I think a lot of people around the world will purchase SDD versions to be able to use their HDD with tonnes of informations instead oferred by Lenovo WD slim (which also is not best bay in terms of quality and performance), please advise! 

A:Lenovo Y700 HDD cable

I'm in the same situation as you.I bought  Y700,256 GB SSD version.The cable and bracket not included in it , but the lenovo support is so disapoint to me.This is a half-finish product...I found a site:https://www.encompassparts.com/ that can find these 2 parts.but they said "We don't accept international credit card orders under $200.00"the delivery time is 30 days.   **bleep**...the after-sale service of lenovo is so poor for this... So there is no solution to solve this problem...I'm pretty disgusted with lenovo right now. 

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I can control speed of fans on Lenovo Y700-15ISK ?

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Hi all,Just own a lenovo y700 15.6 inch notebook len-y700-m8mj. Wish to upgrade the RAM of the pc. As now the RAM only consist of 4gb and the RAM usage always reached 80%. Wish to upgrade to maximum but i'm not sure which model of RAM is suitable for this pc.Kindly need some professional advise.THanks a lot for the help.

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Hi guys ! I have a Lenovo y700 and since yesterday my laptob Freezing completely and i have to shut down and restart it.keyboard and mouse and everything else does not work on that moment ! appreciate if u guys can help me out ! Thanks,

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I asked this question on a solved thread, so I wasn't sure if it would ever get answered. Anyway, I bought a Lenovo Y700(model 80NW000PUS), but the 1TB WD blue slim 5400rpm didn't sound too sexy for me. I'm a power user(gaming, AutoCAD, misc.media) so I ordered a 1TB WD Black 7200rpm(It wasn't slim, but it still fit-maybe that was the problem?) and the machine didn't read it at all (the disk manager, nor the BIOS would pick it up), but worked when I switched back to the WD Blue that came with it. I figured the HDD was DOA, so I called Lenovo just to be sure and they told me that the laptop didn't support HDD beyond 1TB 5400rpm. They suggested if I wanted more performance, I could go with an SSHD so long it was still 5400rpm, which I don't believe is worth the trouble. So, I want to know my options, because I can't imagine why a GAMING laptop would not support 7200rpm. I already have an 128GB SSD in the M.2 slot that I boot from. So, basically should I just suck it up and deal with the HDD that it shipped with, or has someone had success with a 7200rpm HDD. If so, is the performance worth the upgrade? Or is an SSHD at 5400rpm worth it? I'm trying to stay at 1TB, so SSDs are out(expensive! Plus, the laptop doesn't support it). Thanks!

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Hello. Recently I have bought SSD M.2 disk (so far using only HDD). I installed win 7 64bit on it, updated BIOS from v52 to v53 (using .exe from Y700 support page). That's where the problem starts.As soon as the BIOS logo shows up, the fan starts to run quite loud. If I enter BIOS settings, it just keeps going and won't stop, which wasn't happening on previous BIOS version. I even tried installing previous version v35, then go back again to 53. Also restoring default settngs. Nothing worked.If I start system normally, after loading everything and 1-2 minutes of waiting fan goes queit, as it should be. But when I start e.g. browsing internet fan goes loud again. I checked temperatures - cpu, gpu and disks are all below 40 C degree, CPU usage is also low (10-15%), so I can't find a reason fans would be so loud.I also have installed (reinstalled too) Lenovo Energy Management. What I have noticed, is that when fan is running, if I open LEM, and then close it, fan stops for a second the very same moment I close it, and then start running again.Also, changing active/passive cooling CPU doesn't have any effect. To sum up:- fan is running non-stop in BIOS ( I don't think it's normal)- if I don't do anything, fan is quiet, but doing even simple thing like internet browsing makes it run loud. I have read many topics about fan problems but nothing is working for me so far.  Edit:Also, from what I have read, there is no possibility to manually control fan/set temperature t... Read more

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Hi everyone,Bought Lenovo y700 ideapad laptop last week, and since then im having problems with Wi-Fi, tried many offered solutions on the internet like updating my drivers, reinstalling them, the power settings options etc.. some of them worked just for few hours and then the problem returned.I think it's a problem with the driver because everytime the problem occurs my intel(R) Dual Band Wireless-AC 3165 has that exclamation mark and it issues the Error 10 and when troubleshooting by right clicking the Wi-Fi icon it says "The intel(R) dual band wireless AC 3165 adapter is experiencing driver or hardware related problems".and sometimes my Wi-Fi options in settings disappears..I'm really out of ideas looking hours for solutions but can't find any that completely solves the problem.I would really appreciate if someone has a solution for me.(sorry for my english).Thanks for the support, Roee.

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I just mount disk M.2 to my lenovo but there is a problem.Disk M.2 is vissible in Windows in admin center - and my computer - is formated and has a windows 10 clone form acctually used disk.In biosDisk m.2 is visible on 1 page. BUT in boot - they havent.. UEFI or LEGACY - bios dont see this drive and i can;t start a windows form M.2  WHY ?  i just update the bios but it's no effectPlease help

A:Lenovo y700-117 I7 dysk M.2

Which drive did you install? Mine has the LITEON CV1-8B512 installed, and operates as the boot drive without issue.

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Is it possible to charge lenovo y700 with power bank or smth like this?(with power brick but not from power socket)

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