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Left and right physical clicks stopped working on X1 Yoga

Q: Left and right physical clicks stopped working on X1 Yoga

hello all,i am having an issue with touchpad clicks on my X1 Yoga and wanted to see if there is anything i can do to fix it myself.The issue is with physical clicks on the left and right sides of the touchpad, it was working up until few days ago and suddenly stopped. I can stil use these areas for touch, but since clicks are not working, i am forced to use physical buttons above the touchpad.is there anything i can do to fix the problem? Anyone knows what this could be? thank you!

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I've had to turn off the single finger/ single click feature in Touchpad Settings because it is nearly impossible to use 2-finger scrolling in browsers (Firefox and Chrome) without inadvertently activating a left click on a link. Of course I've set Touchpad sensitivity to the lowest setting but I can't  actually detect much if any difference between the highest and lowest sensitivity settings. Unwanted left clicks are just insanely too easy to make and none of the several official Lenovo Touchpad driver updates I've installed in the months since I bought this laptop have helped this issue. I know what a good Lenovo touchpad feels like - my Yoga 2 Pro touchpad was excellent. But that was before I believe most touchpad control settings became part of Windows 10 rather than left up to individual manufacturers? Now I'm back to the primitive method of pressing hard for a left click(s). It can actually be tiring to constantly to that and brings back unpleasant memories on using a 14 year old Dell laptop. Is this a recognized problem or is my X1 Yoga special?

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Hi folks,

Well I cant stand it anymore. I was fixing a friends computer, it was very slow mostly because the system specs were too low. One problem with is was that the left-clicks werent always working no matter what mouse I used. I upgraded the motherboard and processor and RAM so that the computer would run faster, and it did, blazes through everything. But that damn mouse problem persists. I have to left click a file or folder so many damned times to open it but right clicks work just fine. Antivirus/Rootkit/Antispy scans turned up absolutely zilch. Tried uninstalling the USB Hubs in device manager and letting the OS reinstall them, no luck. I need help.

i5-2550K
AMD 6570HD
8GB Ballistic RAM @ 1333MHZ
Intel DQ67SW Sandy Bridge motherboard
 

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My 4 mth old laptop touchpad clicks have suddenly stopped working. I've tried re-installing the relevant software although when opening I get a 'software not found' message. I've reset the Elan options to default too. The touchpad works fine for mouse scrolling but neither the left or right click pads nor the main pad clicks are working. I'm out of ideas now and am hoping it's not a hardware related thing. tbh the touchpad has never been brilliant. It would open a right click menu by itself although that stopped a while back. I'm going to try a system restore next. I'm just thankful I managed to find an old usb mouse  Just wondering if there is anything else I should try before ringing Lenovo technical support. Thanking you all in advance

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I was playing a video game and the left speaker on my laptop just stopped working all of a sudden, I wasn't even sure it stopped working at first, but as i started turning around in the game i noticed the stereo being gone.  After about a week it turned on for a minute or so and stopped working again.  I tried messing with the balance in windows, nothing happens, i tried using AIMP and If i balance it to the left speaker the right one just becomes quieter. I'd appreciate any help, thank you.

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I rebooted my laptop after windows defender found malware, and after that, the left ctrl key stopped working, but the right one is still operational. I can ctrl+c and all that stuff with the right ctrl key, but there's no function whatsoever on the other one. The malware I'm talking about is called BrowserModifier:Win32/Prifou, just in case.

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My 7 year old son was playing on Roblox (internet) and all of the sudden the mouse stopped working. "He didn't do anything" he says but trying to get the left mouse button to work is impossible. I have gone into the control panel and changed the settings so that the right button acts like the left, but this still isn't good because now I don't have a right button feature anymore. I try to change it back and then the left doesn't work at all.

I did a system restore to this morning and the problem is still there. There are no new add ins in internet explorer from today either.

HELP!!
 

A:left mouse button stopped working

Try a different mouse
 

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I hope this topic is in the correct forum.

I have a Microsoft Wireless Mobile Mouse 6000 which was brand new when purchased at the end of December. I was using it fine until yesterday, when I went to click the IE shortcut and noticed it wasn't working. Everything else works (hover, point, scroll) just the left click button has stopped functioning. The mouse is clean.

Does anyone have any ideas what may be wrong and how to fix it?

Thanks!
 

A:The left click button just stopped working...? Help?

Hi and welcome

Maybre try some of these suggestions? http://support.microsoft.com/kb/321122
 

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brand new out the box and the left speaker isnt working. already resintalled the drivers.I am assuming its hardware and not software. anyone esle??

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I just took delivery of a Dell XPS13 with touchscreen and Windows 8.1 Pro. This is the third such computer we have bought, so I know my problem isn't endemic to the XPS13.

Right out of the box it makes a particularly annoying click whenever a key is pressed on the physical keyboard. I can't find anything in Control Panel or on the web on how to change this. I do find plenty of information on how to turn off on-screen keyboard clicks but that doesn't help.

A:Can't shut off *physical* keyboard key clicks

Are you certain that it isnt the keyboard itself making these clicks in the hardware?

Try going into the sound mixer in Windows by left clicking on your speaker icon in the taskbar, then clicking on the mixer link. Mute the slider that is labeled System Sounds and see if that helps.

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Hey guys, im having some trouble with starting Left 4 dead 2 on steam, whenever I do so it always gets to the loading screen and crashes with an error message apppearing saying "Left4dead2.exe has stopped working" Ive tried reinstalling it again 3 times but still no luck
I am running a 32-bit windows vista homepremium with 3.00 gb of ram nd 2ghz.

I have run the game before using my graphics card intel 965(R) express chipset family I dont know why it doesnt work now please help!
 

A:Left 4 dead 2 has stopped working crash to desktop

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So one night I woke up and over night my computer upgraded to windows 10 after 4 weeks it crashed tried recovery but got message that i dont have a valid registration, tried to go back to windows eight and got the same message, tried to be sneaky and override new windowss with old windows and the computer stopped working. Tried everything that the boot menu has to offer and got different nonsensical errors then it stopped booting alltogether, got a 3rd party bootdisk, got into command prompt and formated the hard drive and assigned it the letter c:Now when it boots get non system disk or disk error then the next message is error: no boot disk has been detected or the disk has failed. Ran the bios disk check says disk is fine.So How do I continue? I have a second PC to down things. @.nd question Computer came preinstalled managed before formating to get the orginal windows license number. How to I get everything i need to reinstall windows 8.Thanks everyone and remember I am not the savvy with computers.

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For the past few days, my XPS 13 trackpad has gotten progressively worse at registering clicks when I physically push the trackpad down to click. All other movements and gestures work perfectly fine, and I can still tap to click, but this new development is still very annoying. In order to get left clicks to register, I have to push down very hard on the trackpad or click as many as four to five times to get it to register.

It does not feel or look like anything is lodged beneath the trackpad, but it is still possible I suppose. The trackpad's tactile feedback is no different now than it ever was, and it is still flush to the surface like it always has been. Has anyone else experienced issues like this? It is very frustrating.

Any help with this is greatly appreciated.

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Well... Thats about it. My left click was working and then all of a sudden. BANG. stopped. Moving the mouse with the touchpad and using the mousepad to left click still works as does the right click button on the touchpad. Any solutions?

A:Left Mouse Click on Laptop Touchpad stopped working

I assume you have checked your settings in Control Panel > Mouse Properties?

It will save a lot of time if you can determine whether this is a hardware problem or a software problem.
Try this: Download a copy of UBUNTU. Put this on a USB stick. Boot from the USB stick and choose to Run The Program (you do not need to install it on your hard drive). Then check to see if the mousepad works OK in UBUNTU. If it does then it is a Windows/Software problem. If it doesn't then it is a defective mousepad.

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I can no longer scroll by pressing the left and right buttons above my left click button. It was working fine until one day it just stopped doing anything. Any solutions?

Thanks
-Lewis

A:Tecra 9100 - scrolling stopped working on the left and right buttons

Why you don?t try to configure the touchpad settings again.
Did you check the settings in the control panel -> mouse ???
There should be a option and some touchpad properties which could be changed.

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Hi all,I'm not sure if I posted in the correct forum and I'm new to this so bear with me.  So I bought this laptop around 5 months ago and only about 1 month ago the left side of the touch screen is not working. It would register that something is touching the bottom left side because I have my visual feedback turned on and after a half a minute of that, you can see it go haywire and register nearly the entire 1/3 left side. After 30 seconds of it going haywire, it would stop. And then either the entire left side or just the bottom left side would completely not register any touches at all. This wouldn't happen all the time, just every other day and definitely enough to be extremely annoying.  I bought my laptop in to get fixed for a completely unrelated problem because it's still under warranty and I told them about this issue but it doesn't seem like they fixed it and I'm thinking it's because it just didn't happen to happen to them when they had it. Also, I'm not sure if it's a software issue (since I don't think that's covered by warranty) or hardware. I have Windows 10 Pro, 64 bit OS, pen and touch support with 10 points.  Is there anyway that you guys can help me on this? It would be much appreciated. 

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I'm creating this post just fyi should it help anyone else with this problem. Here's what I tried and, at least in my case, how i solved a "mouse left click doesn't work" problem

I have a Logitech wireless laser mouse and use rechargeable AA batteries. The other morning i powered on my computer as usual and tried using my Logitech wireless mouse but left click didn't work (although rt click and mouse movement continued working just fine)

Things i first tried that didn't help:
> Reinstalling Logitech Setpoint and mouse drivers
> Reinstalling Logitech USB transceiver firmware
> Pressing the "reconnect" button on the USB transceiver to reconnect transceiver to wireless mouse
> Changed the mouse batteries a couple times and also tried recently recharged batteries

Then i had a hunch (well, it was really more of a last ditch hopeful guess - but it seems to have worked!)
I removed the batteries and let the mouse sit overnight without any battery inside it. When i put batteries back in the next morning, the mouse has been working fine again ever since. Go figure :stickout:
 

A:Left click on Logitech wireless mouse stopped working (Solved)

Good stuff there J. I don't know anything about wireless mice but i am wondering if it "reset" itself. Just a thought and a small one at that.
 

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On my Thinkpad Yoga S1, the keys t, y, backspace, enter, caplock, and left shift are suddenly not working. This seems to be a common problem on lenovo computers, but the lenovo forum administrator closed the only thread that attempted to address this without any solution. The lenovo admin said that too many diferent models were involved. I don't understand why these exact specific keys are affected on so many Lenovo models. Lenovo has no solution, and will not support a thread to work towards one. The Microsoft store already replaced my keyboard under warrenty over a year ago, but the YTP S1 is now out of warrenty. This does not seem to be a hardware problem given the relatively recent Keyboard replacement. Does anyone have any suggestions? I wont buy another Lenovo if this problem cant be solved. I've had tremndous problems with this computer and have found Lenovo to be unhelpful/unresponsive. This was an expensive computer when it was purchased.

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This began about six months ago. I picked up my laptop and it was unresponsive and the red logo lights was blinking. I forced shutdown with the power button and restarted it. When it was back on I could get power but no data transfer from any usb ports, the touch screen didn't work, and if i let it sleep it automatically went unresponsive with the same error light. I checked for viruses. None. I updated all possible drivers. Nothing. I even restored my computer to factory settings and reinstalled windows. Nada. I use it heavily for school, so I haven't had time to send it in for warranty. One day, I turned it on and everything worked again. Wonderful. A couple days later I opened it and it was back to its previous state. PLEASE HELP

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I am using the USB-C port on my Yoga 900-13ISK (Windows 10) to connect to an external monitor. Everything worked fine until this morning for some unexplicable reason the USB-C port stopped sending signal.When I plug in the USB-C adapter (converting to DP) my screen starts and then gives me a message "no signal". I get the same error when trying to connect via another converter to HDMI. Both adapters and cables worked before. I updated my graphics card drivers and of course am extending displays. Any ideas what might cause this problem and how to fix it? Any help would be very much appreciated.

A:Yoga 900 USB-C stopped working

I have a parrot and she's jumped on the keyboard, hitting the key that cycles between laptop display, external display and "both." Yeah, that took me a while to figure out why I couldn't get it to work properly. 
 
The other thing I'd do is try the cable with a different source, such as a PC. 

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A:MY YOGA 510 STOPPED WORKING

Hi monioia, 
 
Welcome to the Community Forums.
 
You can call in technical support:
 
0333-777-3991 (National Rate)For Lenovo & Idea products #2For Think products #3For Server #4To identify your product #0 
 
9:00 - 18:00 Monday - Friday
 
Service center locator here but it would be better to call in tech support first for proper service process.
 
Regards

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Looking for advice on how to get my thinkpad X1 yoga pen working again.  Both touchscreen input and pen input were working properly earlier but now no pen input at all.  It doesn't appear to be a charging issue.   Hoping for a simple solution, and thanks in advance!

A:X1 YOGA PEN STOPPED WORKING

Hi there, Sand -
Thank you for writing in to the Lenovo Forum - happy to have you here today.
 
Make sure to check all your drivers are up to date: Click here
You can also use ThinkVantage System Update to check for newer drivers or BIOS.
 
Update us how it goes.
 
 
 
Regards,
 
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This issue started recently, after months of it working fine. The internet just would randomly stop working. I would use the troubleshooting function, it would go through the process and connect to our network, but then when I tried to go to a website, it would say there was no internet. Eventually I was able to get an old Netgear USB Adapter to work. I have tried changing the power settings, removing the drivers in the device manager, and I have the latest wifi driver. I have read many of the help posts on other Yoga wifi issues. Is this a software issue or a hardware issue? Thanks for the help!

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Have had a Thinkpad Yoga S1 for several years and last week the pen stopped working.  I reinstalled the drivers and that didn't help.  Yesterday it started working again, but today it stopped again.  I ordered a new digitizer pen thinking it might be the pen, but the new one doesn't work either.  The touchscreen still work fine and I can write with my finger. Any idea what the problem my be?  

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Hi there, I was testing another pen from a different Yoga 260 on my machine. Suddenly pens stopped working. My trackpad settings were also defaulted, so I updated all my drivers and even the wacom drivers, but neither pen works on my machine. The pen works perfectly fine on the other machine so I don't think it's a battery issue on the pen

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I've been using my 260 for a couple months now and generally have been pleased with it.  Unfortunately, the stylus stopped working while I was using it yesterday and I'm trying to figure out what's gone wrong. I suspect the internal capacitor is no longer charging, but I'm unsure how to check.  If it is a charging issue, is it possible that it's an OS driver issue?  A few weeks ago I changed my OS from Windows 10 to Ubuntu and if the stylus has a very impressive battery life it's possible it's just finally worn out, but I find it odd that this would be OS dependent, as doesn't the stylus charge even if the PC is off? If anyone can shed some light on this issue, it would be much appreciated.  Google has failed to provide me any helpful information and I'd really like to avoid reinstalling Windows 10 just to see if it starts charging my stylus - especially if it doesn't help!











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A:Yoga 260 Stylus Stopped Working

Pull out the pen and look into the silo.  See if one of the little spring contacts is pushed back.  Don't touch them with something metalic, as you may short them out.  A toothpick is a good tool.

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hi,Ive only had the laptop about a month and the touchscreen was working fine until tonight where it just stopped working whilst i was using it. I have tried a few things but the device manager says the device is in working order. Ive tried restarting and even disabling and re enabling the driver but to no avail. any help?

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Hello,sorry for my english, I'm french and I have somes difficulties...I bought a few days ago a yoga 260 and time to time the touchpad stops working.I have updated the driversAt times only the touchpad is blocked, or with the keyboard and the touch screen...If you had this problem, I would be happy to know the solutionthank you !  

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hello! I have Lenovo yoga 3 pro 13ISK win 10 , and the USB port stopped working - the PC does not recognize it when I go to control panel - DEVICES - I don't see USB section.I did Lenovo system diagnostic = nothing, my BIOS is updated, my drivers are updated, I've done system recovery ... nothing helps screenshot of my control panel & device manager please try to help...;(


























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Worked fine yesterday, now doesn't respond at all. I'm currently copying and pasting it... Beyond going to a support location, any ideas?

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Another thing I noticed - when the password page comes up on start up, some key is autotyping into the password field.

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Hello,sorry for my english, I'm french and I have somes difficulties...I bought a few days ago a yoga 260 and time to time the touchpad stops working.I have updated the driversAt times only the touchpad is blocked, or with the keyboard and the touch screen...If you had this problem, I would be happy to know the solutionthank you !  

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This morning, I found that my USB ports are not working. Any ideas on what is wrong? In the Device Manager I see USB drivers for the bluetooth and camera, but nothing for the ports - should there be? This only out of ordinary thing to occur was that I left the PC on and unplugged last night, and the batteries ran out. Help, I cant connect my iPhone!

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I mean ive had this thing for over a year and at some point the backlight stopped workingdosent even work on start up so thats not a thing  and yes i used to light up with the fn space bar and on startup 

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Autorotation stopped working on my laptop. I'll tell you in detail:I bought a laptop Lenovo Yoga 500-15 ISK. As you know, Yoga can turn into a tablet and if it is turned over, then the image on the screen also turns, like on smartphones.However, after a while this function disappeared. Moreover, the "Autoroute Lock" icon disappeared from the "Quick Actions" on the "Notification Panel".Also, the lock screen setting from "Options / Display" disappeared.The autorotation lock button on the left side of the laptop either does not react.Can anyone tell me what's going on? How can I repair this function?

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I have a Yoga 900 13ISK2Yesterday my usb ports stopped working (the charger still works) I updated the BIOS and they worked again for about 4 hours, then stopped again. Can you help?

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Two-finger scrolling has suddenly stopped working on my Yoga 710. A reboot hasn't worked. Two-finger zoom still works, but when I try to scroll it malfunctions. Pulling two fingers down on the touchpad minimises the window. Pushing two fingers up takes me to miniature view of all my open windows. Very occasionally it will scroll slightly in one direction but not the other, but I can't get it to happen often enough to work out why it works occasionally. What is going wrong? EDIT: It now seems that the zoom is a bit finicky too. It works much of the time when I try to enlarge or shrink Facebook in my browser, but not all the time.

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Yesterday evening, the USB-C ports of my Lenovo Yoga 920 stopped working suddenly. While working with the computer, the connected external monitor and the laptop screen both went dark and I couldn't revive them by disconnecting/reconnecting any cables or by pressing any keys on the laptop. In the end, I had to force a hard restart of the Yoga 920 by pressing the power button on the right. After rebooting the laptop, I noticed that it completely failed to communicate with any devices connected to the USB-C port, including my external monitor, keyboard, mouse and Ethernet network. First suspecting an issue with the connected USB-C hub (Kensington USB-C Universal Dock 60W (SD4600P)), I performed a full power recycle, including detaching/attaching cables, of all involved components. This had no result. I noticed then in the Windows 10 Device Manager (devmgmt.msc), that the USB device "UCSI USB Connector Manager" was marked as not working (yellow exclamation mark). The status of the device was:This device cannot start. (Code 10) STATUS_DEVICE_POWER_FAILURE Disabling/removing/reinstalling this device in Windows 10 had no effect on the issue. Then I noticed that the laptop didn't charge while connected to the power supply from Lenovo, which was delivered with the laptop. There are two USB-C ports on the left side of the laptop. The one towards the back is marked as the one to use for charging. It didn't work any more. I had to connect the USB-C cable from th... Read more

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So, as the title suggests, all the ports on my Lenovo Yoga 900 have stopped reading any outside device. I went into device manager and the usb ports don't show up anymore under the Universal Serial Bus controller tree. The only device that stills works, thankfully, is the charger which plugs into the special usb port. If anyone knows a solution i would be grateful, thank you.

Btw sorry for the quick post i am writing this on my phone. I can provide more specs for the computer if needed, also i am running Windows 10.
 

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Hi, I just bought a ThinkPad Yoga 460 and I have a strange problem. The internal keyboard does not work any more across operating systems, so this isn't software specific. However, the keyboard *does* work in the beginning a cold start until the operating system boots - I can enter the BIOS settings, navigate around there, I can enter the onboard diagnostics utility, everything works fine - until an operating system boots. If I just reboot without turning the computer off, the internal keyboard doesn't work. I even restored factory settings, so I am writing this from an Ubuntu Live USB with an external keyboard until I have figured out how to restore EFI, but the keyboard still isn't working. The problem occured after a long time of using only the external keyboard, so I can't exactly tell what I was doing when it happened. I'm guessing it has to do with the rotation sensor being stuck, but what would be the point of disabling the keyboard if it's physically impossible to press any buttons in tablet mode... Also, the touch pad keeps working anyway. I removed Windows from the laptop and I don't think there'd be an easy way to get it back, so I hope any solutions would work on Linux too. Best regards,Malte

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I have only been using this laptop for one month. Last night it had an update and when I tried to us my laptop I noticed the sound isn't working at all. When I tried trouble shooting, the system couldn't detect a problem. Please could you help?Thanks PR

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Two weeks ago I bought a Yoga 720 and it has worked fine (including the fingerprint scanner). Three days ago it just stopped working. Now the Windows Hello says that my device doesn't support that feature. In the device manager it indicates that the Windows can't load the driver (Code 31?). I have been trying to reload the drivers for the fingerprint scanner from Lenovo without success. Any help would be greatly appreciated. 

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