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Critical battery error lenovo y520

Q: Critical battery error lenovo y520

Hello, I recently bought a lenovo y520 and every couple of days i get the warning ''Critical low battery'', even though the battery is fully chrarged and the charger is plug in. Any advice on how to fix this problem?

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Everytime i charge my device to 100%The battery FULL CHARGE capacity seems to degrade a littleBtw, my laptop is only couple months oldThe battery report : https://drive.google.com/open?id=1XB2Xoj88xx1fXaV_vKE4J45g3Q0YUz8_

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Hi, I've had this problem ever since the computer came out of the box about a year ago. Hasn't bothered me too much, but I'd finally like to see it fixed. What happens is that at random times during my computer use, a "Battery at critical low level" dialog box will pop up for a few seconds then disappear. I haven't found a pattern to it, sometimes it'll happen twice within five minutes, sometimes not at all during my session. It doesn't seem correlated with battery percentage either as I've had it hppen a various battery levels. It is not like the "Your battery is low (10%)" dialog. The pop up doesn't show a battery percentage, it only says that it is at a critical level. Any ideas how I can get the problem to go away?  Thanks!

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Hi Lenovo Forum,I wanted to ask for help and advice on whether there is a need for my Flex 4 laptop to update its BIOS.It's my first time opening the Lenovo companion app that came with the laptop and I noticed that there is one critical update.  Here is the installation history: Here is the system info from the companion app Now my question is, do I have to update this or simply ignore it?Just to clarify, I'm not really a tech savvy person. I am unsure if this is safe or not. I read from other sites that updating the BIOS may have risks of bricking the laptop and make it unusable. So, I really need help if I should proceed with the update or leave as it is. The current situation right now is, everything seems to be working fine. I am near my warranty expiration. The only complaints that I have is that whenever I leave my laptop and set it to sleep by 11PM, I open it the next morning and the battery is all drained to 1%. This does not happen all the time, but for it may happen quite frequently. Here is my battery information And one other complain is that, even if I set it to sleep mode, sometimes, I do hear the laptop fan go really loud. I am also not sure why that happens. But I hope all my additional information would be helpful on determining if my computer has issues and if I do really need to update the BIOS. Any type of help would be appreciated. Thanks!

A:Lenovo Flex 4 BIOS Critical Update and Battery issues

EDIT Upon checking this link:http://pcsupport.lenovo.com/us/en/products/laptops-and-netbooks/flex-series/flex-4-1570/80sb/80sb000... It seems like I have dozens of things to update that doesn't even show in the Lenovo Companion App.Most importantly, this has the latest BIOS:BIOS Update for Windows 7 (32-bit, 64-bit), Windows 10 (32-bit, 64-bit) - Notebook0VCN25WW(V1.09) I am not sure what is the necessary version or required updates. This is quite confusing.

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Hello,As the title says I have a strange problem ? I get error 0190 (Critical low-battery error) where at the same time my battery is full on my brand new ThinkPad Edge E531. Of course I already searched for threads with similar issue and I found this one: http://forums.lenovo.com/t5/X-Series-ThinkPad-Laptops/X1-0190-critical-low-battery-error-but-battery... . It appears that my case is quite identical with the one of user ?gilsont?. I have noticed that whenever I leave my laptop shut down for a longer period of time with almost full battery, it displays error 0190 on next start up followed by a beep sound and shut down. You may ask ?Why are you asking us? You already have the problem ? the battery?. Well the problem is not that simple. I already returned the laptop (on 3rd day after I got it) to the store where I bought it and respectively they sent it to their tech service. After few days I was informed that they couldn?t find anything wrong with it or its battery. I instructed them how they may reproduce the error but again without any result ? still nothing. Now I am in a bit confusing situation, I can?t prove that there is something faulty with this machine. I am not aware of the circumstances needed to trigger this error. My question is ? could it be a single case, maybe the battery wasn?t fully activated at that time or something like dirt on the battery connector interfered? I really don?t know what to do.Note: I encountered the problem 2 times... Read more

A:"0190: Critical low-battery error" while battery f...

Just got a call: After numerous tests they've encountered the problem. It seems that it happens in highly specific circumstances. Marked this as solved and sorry about double posting I really didn't expect it.

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Hello lovely people, recently I've been experiencing this error after I press the power button of my X220. I've been reading through some people's posts about this error and one of the topics concerning it seems to be the battery and the charger. I've tried three options: - With both charger and battery- Without battery, with charger- Without charger, with battery and the scenario is the same in all three situations. Pressing the ThinkVantage button does nothing. Multiple people discussing this error online have suggested that in this case, the issue is probably the motherboard. 1) If that's the case, what does it mean for my ThinkPad? Sorry I'm a noob - does it mean it's dead, are my data lost or can I just replace it with a new one without either of those things being threatened? 2) If it isn't the case, what are other possible reasons for this error? Should I call an IT service? Thank you sincerely for caring. All my work is inside this machine and I've developed a strong emotional attachment to it , so any responses will be greatly appreciated! Have a great day,Kyf

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I have looked at the forum posts regarding the "0190 critical low-battery error" boot up problem, but mine seems a little different.  My problem with my T510 Thinkpad (Windows 7, 64 bit) is as follows: (1)  When I attempt to boot up with the AC adapter only (no battery) I get the 0190 error.  The T510 afterwards shuts down immediately.  I cannot seem to get into the BIOS by pressing the ThinkVantage button to interrupt the boot up process. (2)  When I put in a good battery, even one charaged at only 10-15% or more, then I can boot into Windows with no problem.  My T510 must have a battery in place in order to boot up.  The AC adapter alone gives the 0190 error as mentioned.  (my AC adapter is standard Lenovo issue). (3)  One would think this points to a problem with the AC adapter, but it's important to note that my battery will still charge up to 100% if the AC adapater is plugged in!  Therefore, the adapter is not totally disfunctional.  While the machine gets the 0190 error on the adapter alone, the adapter is capable of charging the battery. (4)  I should note that I'm using the latest BIOS v.1.5.2 for the T510, as of June 29, 2015. (5)  Note also that others with the 0190 issue seem to have the opposite problem.  Namely, they can boot up with the AC adapter only, but have trouble with the battery in place.   My questions:  What can I do to get rid of the 0190 err... Read more

A:T510 Thinkpad: 0190 critical low-battery error (new variation?)

Hi Jim_Rockford,
 
Welcome to Lenovo Community!
 
This kind of issue occurs either with power circuit of the laptop or with the power adapter, is there anyone who is using the same model laptop, so that we can verify changing the adapter.
 
This might not resolve the issue but you can check with performing power drain. To perform please remove the AC power adapter & battery, after that press and hold the power button for 30 seconds perform this step for 2 or more times.
 
Hope this helps. Do post back if issue persists!
 
Best regards,
Hemanth Kumar





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Both win7 and win10. This is much needed. 





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Boot manager recover from critical errorCode error: 03C00252. Some essential variables are absent or corrupted and Boot Manager has restored them from the default configuration. Press F1 to Continue or F2 to Enter Setup.So, Win 10 Pro, Closed my pc in one night with update and shut down(no shut down option). Next morning boot update. Got to win, wi-fi not working, having the ! mark. Restart, wi-fi is working. At night i shut off my pc. In the morning when i start it, that error shows up. I press F1 and everything is fine. At night i close it again, morning start it, the error shows up again. Just that i press F2 and I have no idea what to do there so i leave it. Tested it and it only shows up when i fully close my notebook, not on restarts. This notebook is new, just got it for 2 weeks, and it worked just fine so far until this bios update. Laptop Lenovo V310-15ISK Laptop, model 80SY02H7RI. Any suggestions on what I could do to fix this? Thanks!Bios: 0ZCN40WW

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Boot manager recover from critical errorCode error: 03C00252. Some essential variables are absent or corrupted and Boot Manager has restored them from the default configuration. Press F1 to Continue or F2 to Enter Setup.So, Win 10 Pro, Closed my pc in one night with update and shut down(no shut down option). Next morning boot update. Got to win, wi-fi not working, having the ! mark. Restart, wi-fi is working. At night i shut off my pc. In the morning when i start it, that error shows up. I press F1 and everything is fine. At night i close it again, morning start it, the error shows up again. Just that i press F2 and I have no idea what to do there so i leave it. Tested it and it only shows up when i fully close my notebook, not on restarts. This notebook is new, just got it for 2 weeks, and it worked just fine so far until this bios update. Laptop Lenovo V310-15ISK Laptop, model 80SY02H7RI. Any suggestions on what I could do to fix this? Thanks!Bios: 0ZCN40WW

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For example this:http://eu.crucial.com/eur/en/bls8g4s26bfsdk I want to use in dual channel so i want to buy two.

A:Lenovo Y520 Can i use 2666mhz ram?

yes but it will run on your mother board maximum allowes 2400mhz

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Hello, I own a Lenovo Legion Y520 (the one with 2tb HDD) and I would like to add an SSD to it as well. From what I've read, if I want to keep my HDD and add an SSD, I will need an M.2 type SSD. Also, I have found an SSD that I think would be compatible with my Y520, but I wanted to ask here before buying it. The SSD I'm talking about it the SSD WD Black 256GB PCI Express 3.0 x4 M.2 2280. I will also attach a picture of it, so if anyone could tell me if it's compatible, I'll be very thankful.This is the one 

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Hi there, I need to upgrade my ram, Currently housing 1 x 8gb module stock. Would someone kindly be able to offer me a list of compatible 8gb modules that I can purchase and install. Further to this due to my current location in Thailand I have the following more readily available. Crucial - CR239ELAB8TNTXANTH-99364522 Kingston HyperX - HX424S14IB2/8 Both clock in at 2400 Thanks in advance.

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Hello people, i have a big problem,bought a brand new laptop few days ago its Lenovo y520 i7-7700hq/16gb rams and gtx 1050ti 4gb, and i cant play games at all,tried tom clancys the division i have 15-10 fps there and the rust on medium settings have big laggs i dont know what to do,tried to set my battery settings to high performance still the same thing...Please help.

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Hi.My Lenovo have a 1tb hdd.I want to know if I can buy a ssd and the both disks.And if so what sdd can I buy MTM:80wk00mmpg

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Hey everybody, I am trying to install Windows 10 x64 over USB (Created with Microsoft tool).BIOS version: 4KCN43WWWhat I want is to install Windows in UEFI Mode (Not legacy), but when I set everything in BIOS I can?t see USB on boot menu.I can use it and install it when I set: Boot Mode: Legacy SupportBoot Priority: UEFI First But that is not an option, I don?t want my Windows to be on Legacy mode.I am not able to install it like that and switch to UEFI after, keep getting error that HardDrive cannot be found.SATA Controller Mode is on ACHI.OS Optimized Defaults is on ENABLED.Secure Boot is DISABLED.Fast Boot is DISABLED. If anyone has any solution that I didn?t try it would be great.

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Hi all,

First off, thank you for reading. Please help if you do know a fix, and if not, thank you for looking!

I am posting here to see if I simply need to set a setting differently.

A desktop computer I built for a friend, who also had me build one for his friend, is having issues with one to two random reboots a day. I had him take a photo of the error message that he was getting. Here it is.

Here is the link if the photo doesn't work for you:

http://i121.photobucket.com/albums/o230/sparsons6183/DSCF9426.jpg

This computer shows a battery icon, that is full, in the tray in the lower right. That seems weird since it is plugged in, however I read somewhere that if a comp. has a UPS plugged in that Vista shows the battery level on the computer. It did it's reboot thing when I was there once, and the UPS beeps twice and the light turns orange. Funny thing is though, with this recovery thing running it just brings windows back up, just like a temporary blip in service. It def. powers down though.

So my initial thought is, well, it's gotta be the backup power supply. So I had him plug into a surge protector that was connected to the wall for a day to see if he got reboots, and he did. So that tested to see if it gives a battery error even if the computer is plugged into the wall, and it does. This shouldn't be a CMOS battery problem, because it happens everyday, and works fine in the inbetween...but am I wrong? The real kicker with all of this is that... Read more

A:Solved: A desktop, plugged in, gives "critical level" battery error?

Update! It rebooted when plugged into a power bar, AND when the USB cable was still attached to it. He is testing without the USB connected.

So without the power connected to UPS, but with the data connected, it still messed up.

Does this help?
 

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I bought lenovo y500 two days ago in INDIA.  In the lenovo energy management system 8.0, I found a battery calibration option and decided to do it.  The steps mentioned there were as follows. 1. Full charge2. Full discharge  The process performed full charging followed by complete discharge of the battery which caused the laptop to shut down.   When I tried turning on my laptop, it could not start.  The battery charging indicator LED wasnt switched on even though the power cord was inserted into the laptop.  I could start the laptop only after removing the battery.   Once the laptop was on, I inserted the battery back in and it began to charge.  After about 50% of charging, I removed the power cord and inserted it again.  Now the battery couldnt resume charging.  I again had to shut down the laptop and repeat the above steps of inserting battery after switching on the laptop without battery.  Only then the battery would resume charging. After this, I decided to allow the battery to charge to 100%. But, the charging remained stuck at 99% and could not fully charge the battery.  When I removed and reinserted the power cord, the same problem persisted of battery not resuming charging. Please help me with this problem.  I read on few forums about uninstalling microsoft ACPI which supposedly solves this issue.  However, ACPI returns back after I restart my laptop.I also tried switch... Read more

A:LENOVO Y500 BATTERY NOT CHARGING AFTER USING LENOVO'S BATTERY GAUGE CALIBRATION

 
 
ADMIN Edit - While the original post below is marked as the solution, because service will be required if the battery will no longer charge after performing a battery reset, I am adding a Lenovo update here to confirm.   Normal operation will allow the battery to relearn its capacity characteristics when using the battery reset function.  Typically this is not needed in normal use..   Batteries are equipped with a safety feature that will permanently disconnect them (like a fuse) if cell imbalance or an internal short is detected.   This tends to be statistically infrequent, but also normal, and would require a battery replacement.  (Batteries have a 1 year warranty).   This battery feature can also  produce similar results to what is being discussed in the thread, so it should first be considered by service.   This particular  forum discussion also involves a situation that could affect a limited number of systems, and could lead service to replace the system board during warranty.  
 
If your system experiences these symptoms, please contact service during the warranty period.
 
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dear iconoclast
 
Hi I also have the same exact problem as you.
One Key Recovery does not work.
Performing the battery gauge reset again won't work.
Let me just tell you that you ... Read more

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My laptop is Yoga 500.
 
What is the optimistic value for "Low battery level" and Critical battery level"?
 
What points shall I consider in setting these two battery levels?
 
Is it safe to run the "Battery calibration" in this laptop, some posts mentioned running the Battery calibration meshed up the system.
 
 
Moderator comment: Model added to subject for clarity.

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My laptop is Yoga 500.
 
What is the optimistic value for "Low battery level" and Critical battery level"?
 
What points shall I consider in setting these two battery levels?
 
Is it safe to run the "Battery calibration" in this laptop, some posts mentioned running the Battery calibration meshed up the system.
 
 
Moderator comment: Model added to subject for clarity.

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Hello everyone! I've got a problem with my Lenovo y520, bought about 3-4 months ago, I noticed that sometimes one white line at the bottom of the screen may appear out of nowhere (see screenshots), though it usually appears when I'm playing games. The line stands just at the bottom part of the screen, more exactly at the bottom part of the task bar. I must say that this problem didn't start to occur when I bought it, but after a while. Also, I noticed that while I'm playing video games, the screen would flicker (like a very short shut down) for 0.1 seconds, if you blink you'll literally miss it, and then the line appears. Sometimes, the screen flickers again and the white line would disappear. This problem doesn't occur everytime I play, but sometimes. The white line remains still, unless I restart the laptop. Now, I'm asking you for help, what is the cause of this problem and how can I solve it resulting in no appearances of such weird lines on my laptop's screen?Thanks.

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I got Lenovo Y520, and after installing Windows10 professional edition, and all of dirvers from Lenovo official website, I got some blurred screens like:  Is this normal? if not, how can I solve this?

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 My machine: Lenovo Ideapad U310  Model 4375  I would like to know if I could replace my 500 GB HDD with a Crucial MX500 500GB SATA 2.5-inch 7mm Internal SSD.I read that mine is SATA 3.0, but that one is SATA 6. Would that work? And could it handle that storage space amount? Thanks!

A:Lenovo U310 (not y520) i7 hdd upgrade.

Good day and welcome to the community.As I understand it, the SATA standard is backward-compatible. An SATA-6 storage device should work fine in an SATA-3 slot, albeit at the slower speed, as long as it physically fits.Regards.
 
 
 
Mod's Edit:  Updated Subject line.

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Dear Lenovo community,I am considering an ssd upgrade. I know that my laptop (Lenovo Legion Y520-15IKBN) supports m.2 NVMe gen 3.0 x4, but is it compatible with gen 3.0 x2? I found some good deals, they are actually about half the price of an x4 ssd ...Also, what length does it support? I found a link for the ssd that comes in it (in higher configurations), so is that the maximum length?Thanks in advance for your reply.

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HelloI need to buy a new laptop and I found this one which people say it's suitable for games (and within my budget). Do you guys think it meets all the requirements for playing games, new games especially like assassin's creed odyssey? I'm no real expert when it comes to these kind of things . Will this configuration last long or it's going be old in a couple of years (in terms of gaming requirements I mean). And last but not least... is actually 16 the maximum ram supported?ThanksLENOVO Legion Y520-15IKBMProcessor: Intel Core i7Processor identification: - 7700HQ, Quad Core- GPU: Intel HD Graphics 630- Processor architecture: Kaby LakeClock speed (GHz): 2.8Max Turbo Frequency (GHz): 3.8Third level cache (MB): 6Chipset brand: IntelRam MemoryRAM: 16 GBType of RAM: DDR4Maximum Ram Supported: 16 GBTotal RAM slot number: 2Hard DiskHDD: 1000 GBHard Disk Type: HDDSSD: 128 GBGraphic cardGraphics: nVidia graphicsGraphic model: - GeForce GTX-1060Memory Graphics Card (MB): 6000Other features of the graphics card: - Dedicated- GDDR5Operating systemOperating system: Windows 10 Home (64bit)DisplayDisplay size: Display 15.6 ''Display ('): 15Convertible: NoHD: Full HDDisplay resolution: 1920x1080 pixelsScreen format: 16: 93D: NoAnti-reflective display: YesIPS display: YesOptical UnitOptical drive: NoAudio cardSound card: Audio by HarmanSpeakers: 2 x 2.0 WConnectivityEthernet: YesEthernet type: 10/100/1000Wi-Fi: YesBluetooth: 4.1InterfacesUSB 2.0: 1USB 3.0: 2Number of usb type 'C' ports... Read more

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Hey guys, I just bought this computer today and I have encountered this problem. When I go to control panel -> display / dxdiag / AIDA64, I can only see Intel HD 630, but not my GTX 1050. I have tried reinstalling latest drivers and I changed the settings in NVIDIA control panel. I am using Windows 10 Pro. Thank you  

A:Lenovo Y520 dedicated GPU not showing

Hi Adomce123, 
 
Welcome to the Community Forums. 
 
Have you tried running dx diag with a high graphic application software running alongside?
 
The automatic switch from Intel to NVIDIA would happen when there is demand for it thus you were allowed to re install NVIDIA drivers and use the NVIDIA control setting since it was available in your system. This can also be checked in your device manager as well as lenovo diagnostics to confirm if the NVIDIA device if available.
 
Try going in the BIOS and verify options under Configuration Menu for graphic device to run on Discrete or UMA only as option. F10 to save setting before exit.
 
Update us how it goes.
 
Regards
 

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I purchased a Lenovo Y520 last year and I had to send it in once already due to the dedicated GPU dissappearing. When I got it back it lost a couple of screws and wouldn't connect wirelessly without a hard restart every time. This is not only annoying but bad for my laptop. I'd like to know how to fix this without sending it in.SPECS: RX 560 4GB GPU 500gb HDD 1 TB SSD 32GB RAM i5-7300HQ 

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