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Y 520 Legion lenovo - Keyboard not red but white and must be a UK keyboard.

Q: Y 520 Legion lenovo - Keyboard not red but white and must be a UK keyboard.

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Y 520 Legion lenovo - Keyboard not red but white and must be a UK keyboard.  is the keyboard not supposed to be RED? please help me- i am really afraid i got a patato  Warranty Status:Under WarrantyProduct Information:Legion Y520-15IKBN Laptop (Lenovo)

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Hello, I'm an owner of Y520 that I bought less than a month ago and in the past few days, I have been experiencing a strange keyboard issue. At seemingly random times, several random keys will become completely unresponsive.The keys will work fine all day except for a few minutes here and there. For example, my 'e' 'g' 'h' '8' '9' and 'FN' keys just stopped working for about 3 minutes, now they are obviously working fine again. Sometimes it's for more than a few minutes and can be a nuisance.I've also noticed sometimes holding the key down for a while will fix it. I'm wondering if there's some sort of fix that I can try when this happens so that I don't have to take it to an authorized service center.Furthermore, I've noticed that there are more people having the same issue with the same keys as there are videos about it on Youtube. I bought my laptop in Europe but currently live in Canada so I am a bit worried if it is possible to find an authorized repair center. Thanks for any help.  

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Where can I find information on the keyboard layout, specifically about the "highlighted" keys (w,a,s,d, and \ with red bar, 7 w circled Y)? I'm assuming they have special functions. I couldn't find anything in the manual or searching online. Thanks

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My G50-80 laptop is facing issues with keyboard.When booted initially, only few keyboard keys work. While other keys cannot be entered, Enter key doesnt work. At the same time, same keys dont even work from on-screen keyboard either. So I cannot even enter my password.I can hardly login by clicking forgot my password, then again switching back to login page, suddenly keys start working! while being logged on, same keys problem reappears, this time I again use bypass to logout and login.Then keys start working.Pleaseee can some one help for this issue.My OS is windows 10. 

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Hi! I've got Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga 13 Silver (https://www.alza.cz/EN/lenovo-ideapad-yoga-13-silver-d375124.htm), and while I am quite content with the device, my keyboard stopped working. I was wondering whether any of you might know and suggest an online reseller (official or otherwise), where I could get hold of a replacement keyboard. Now, I suppose backlit keyboard versions of newer Yoga laptops will not work I guess, will they? From what I have read Yoga 13 Silver does not have the slot required for backlit, but aside that, will the keyboard function and will it fit (dimension-wise)? If so, what is the voltage and current required? Would soldering a small battery to the backlit cable be a good idea (I accept the fact that I wouldn't be able to regulate it)? Thank you in advance!ck

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Hi! I've got Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga 13 Silver (https://www.alza.cz/EN/lenovo-ideapad-yoga-13-silver-d375124.htm), and while I am quite content with the device, my keyboard stopped working. I was wondering whether any of you might know and suggest an online reseller (official or otherwise), where I could get hold of a replacement keyboard. Now, I suppose backlit keyboard versions of newer Yoga laptops will not work I guess, will they? From what I have read Yoga 13 Silver does not have the slot required for backlit, but aside that, will the keyboard function and will it fit (dimension-wise)? If so, what is the voltage and current required? Would soldering a small battery to the backlit cable be a good idea (I accept the fact that I wouldn't be able to regulate it)? Thank you in advance!ck

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Hey guys!

I recently got a Casio keyboard, with a new MIDI cable.

I'm a music artist and I'm totally new with this 'keyboard-to-computer-via-MIDI' stuff.

I don't know how to connect my Casio Keyboard to my computer with a MIDI cable. I've mostly been using Mixcraft's music library, but I want to start something new with my new keyboard.

Can someone PLEASE tell me how I can connect my keyboard to my laptop via MIDI?

I've looked at other forum posts and contacted a few music artists..........they had nothing.

Please help!

Thanks!

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Hey there, I found a similar topic but unfortunately, there was not a final response that solved my problem. I own a Yoga 13 Ideapad without the backlight function, unfortunately. Recently I watched a video of a keyboard replacement and I would like to do that with mine in order to replace it with a backlight keyboard. The problem is that I am not sure if my model features the needed connections. The model number is: 219159342273 if that helps.  I found backlight keyboards described as "original" Lenovo parts for about 30?. Is that realistic or fake?Thank you for your help!!!

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Is there any possibility or any other replacement for changing the keyboard

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Hi, Recenlty i purchased the Y520 (2 weeks ago). In the beginning i had issues with USB devices, everything works except USB HDD or pendrives. This solved itself, but now i have another weird issue. This time the keyboard does weird. The E, J, and backspace dont work suddenly. Sometimes they work, and sometimes they dont. I dont know exaclty what is creating this, but it does also happen when using a bootdisk ala ultimatebootCD. Can you tell me what to do? WHere i purchased it, told me that Lenovo changed their warranty (DOA) and that i have to wait 3 weeks. What can/shall i do?

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Hello All, is it possible to replace my ideapad 310 15IKB 80 TV non backlit keyboard with a backlit one ?   

A:Lenovo Ideapad 310 replace keyboard with backlit keyboard ?

Hi Rohan,
 
Welcome to Lenovo Community! And happy to have you here.
 
Sadly the backlit keyboard doesn't comes with IdeaPad 310 series.
 
I hope the above information helped you.
Please feel free to post in Lenovo Community Forums if you have any further queries!
 Regards,Prabhansh_______________________________________________Tap that Kudos button if I helped.If you find a post helpful and it answers your question, please mark it as an "Accepted Solution"!

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Hi allLegion Y520After one month white spot on the right corner at bottom, after driver upgrade in July, flickering and ghost effect on the screen.Via hdmi to external monitor no issue.I did downgrade of video drivers but nothing happen.Nobody had and solved same problem?Tried different solution found on forum but no effect, very disappointed, thx for help 

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Hi, I looked through all topic about this, but I don't know what to do.Nothing worked for me what I understood to do.I didn't go to Lenovo support to see if they can fix it.First, all hotkeys with fn+f1 etc are working.The only thing that doesn't work is Fn+space. In order to turn on the backlight, I have to go to Nerve center and turn it on. Did I do something to remove this feature that enables me to use this specific hotkey?As you can see in the picture, this feature is off. How do I enable this hotkey?If I have to go to BIOS, I'm gonna need an explanation on how to do that. Thank you so much for your help  

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Hi. As the title says, I was using the notebook normally when the keyboard suddenly stopped working. It also doesn't work in the BIOS. I know the following methods probably wouldn't work, but just to be sure, I've already tried restoring the system, disconnecting the battery, reinstalling drivers and updating the BIOS (it was already the latest one). Any ideas? Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thanks in advance!    

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hello, i got a problem with my keyboard-backlight: ive to activate it, every time i turn my y720 on.the y50-70 i owned before saved the previous setting from last shutdown: ist started with backlight turned on. is there an option anywhere to turn the backlight always-on? ssers ch

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I have the Legion Y520 -15kbn  Model name 80WK i7 16 gig ram and Nividia 1050ti 4gig gragjhics card. I bought to us VR headset my question is the HDMI port off the Intel grapghics or the Nividia 1050ti??? If its not off the Nividia GPU then it VR will not work. Before I am not able to return system and pull my hair out trying to get VR to work. I know its a very technical question not easy  but need an ansewer. Thank you.

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Hi there

It seems that these days external keyboards only come in BLACK with Silver letters on the keys.

I prefer the old WHITE / CREAM ones with BLACK letters on the keys. I've resuscitated two old keyboards with the PS2 round connector --fortunately I still have the PS2--->USB connectors so the keyboards work. I've also got the USB==>USB wireless adapter so I can still use these WIRELESSLY (except for the USB-->to the wireless transmitter) but good enough so the keyboard is effectively a Wireless one.

I find the white keyboards much easier to use if I have to LOOK at the keys -- especially if I'm using different language keyboards.

Just a gripe - but I'm surprised all the external keyboards I see are always BLACK ones.

Cheers
jimbo

A:Why can't I find a WHITE keyboard any more !!!

amount of coffee used in companies caused this goodie to fade away

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For some reason I now have a white screen that I cannot get rid of because along with that problem, my wireless mouse and wireless keyboard will not work. I tried hooking up my old keyboard and mouse and they did not work either. Which direction should I go in with this problem. I can't do anything without the mouse working. If it worked I could retore my screen.
 

A:mouse and keyboard not working - white screen

Have you tried rebooting in "Safe Mode" (how to do this is here - http://service1.symantec.com/SUPPORT/tsgeninfo.nsf/docid/2001052409420406)
 

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I am having problems with my keyboard. The F14 key used to produce keycode 184 when viewed in xev, now it is 192. I have tried every combination of Xkb* xorg.conf options I can, but no luck getting the old behavior back. Can someone reply with (or pastebin) an Xorg log with working xkb options?
 

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hello admin, i nid ur help. after the liquid spillage on my laptop my built in keyboard stop working except the shift, function keys and enter are still working..i tried the on screen keyboard but still the same as the built in keyboard and then i tried my external keyboard but nothing happens..so my last option was to reformat my laptop but i cant sign in on my accnt because my key letter on my laptop doesnt work.. plss help..

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Homepage: Click
Review: Click
@PCCG: Keyboard + Wrist-Rest
That's my first mechanical Keyboard and I went for "Cherry Nature White"-Switches, which seem to suit me well.
==> Cherry MX Nature White switches take the bump out of MX browns
The Keyboard is completely software-less !

A:Tip: Ducky Shine 5 RGB Mechanical Keyboard with Cherry MX Nature White

Nice.. I love mechanical keyboards. I have a Masione and it's great and the price was perfect.

I would love to get a Das Keyboard for Christmas.

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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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I haven't used my Ideapad U430 Touch much recently but it's not powering on. The screen doesn't come on. The GPU/CPU fan sometimes spins about 1/4 of a rotation, the power button light, the keyboard backlight, the side battery and HDD lights all just flash white every 5 seconds or so - continuously.  I've tried the various things people have recommended - unplugging battery, removing Power and pressing the power button 10 times with a second pause in between, then holding the power button for 30 or 60 seconds. No change. Any ideas? The above happens regardless of whether the battery is in or not. I've swapped out the RAM, no changes. 

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Bought a new Lenovo K and the numbers on the right side don't work.  Went back to the store and they just ordered me a new keyboard.  New one came and the numbers on the right still don't work.  Does anyone know why the numbers don't work.  I've tried the number lock on and off and the numbers on the right keypad won't work.  The store has no idea. 

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Hello guys!!I have some issue with the notebook keyboard the keyboard is with LED backlight. Notebook - Lenovo y50 - 70.It happened to me, that the ctrl button I have left in my hand. I gave then a laptop on the complaint - the complaint in Lenovo refused. I asked what to do next. They answered, that it is necessary to replace the entire keyboard - about 222?. And I ask, which keyboard I should buy and go with it to the Lenovo service?I apologize for my english skills.  Thanks for responsive.

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Hello I have a Lenovo P50, without backlight on the keyboard. Is it any problems to upgrade to a keyboard with backlight?Is it the keyboards on P50/P51/P52/P70/P71 and P72? BrgdsBirger

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Hello im using Lenovo y50-70 and my keyboard keeps click \\\\\ for no reason , when im not typing or not using the keyboard the \ key keeps spaming im sure it's not a hardware problem because i did open up the key and made sure everything is good also i did reinstall the keyboard software through device manager but still the same issue , and downloaded Keytweak to disable \\ key but for some reason it's still typing on its own

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Hello, I am trying to replace my Lenovo Keyboard and noticed that there are some plastic rivets that are attaching the keyboard to the case. I was wondering where i can find replacements for this? Thanks, Jack Zheng

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MY KEYBOARD IS IN CAPITAL LETTERS EVEN WITHOUT THE CAP LOCK KEYS AND MY NUMERIC NUMBER BECOMES [email protected]#$%^&*(), WHEN I RUN THE PROGRAM LITE GUI FOR LENOVO SOLUTION CENTER, its back to normal but after a few minutes its back to its MAD MODE. I even plug in the USB keyboard and its still the same MAD Mode. Please advise.

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Hello, I've bought a E51 to a friend, during stress test, speedfan was showing incorrect values, anyway, with 25 degrees inside, the below side of the keyboard can bereally hot Dismounted a bit and there is at one side the HDD and the other side the memory. CPU being much further away. What could i do so that when the CPU is hot, not the other part of the laptop remain hot. I hope my explinations are clear. Thanks.

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good day! i have a new problem this time.. so i accidentally spill my rubbing alcohol on my keyboard. i immediatly cleaned the keyboard with some tissue.. and i let it dry up for like 10-20 minutes. when i started to use my laptop, the mousepad doesnt respond for like 30 seconds but my main problem here is my keyboard. when i press key "g" and "h" it comes with "\\\\\\". all of the keys in my keyboard responds and works but some keys are malfunctioning.. what should i do?! i dont have the money to repair it in the repair shop.. i have lenovo g50 80.. please help me please!! thank you so much! 
 
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A:Lenovo G50 80 Keyboard Problem

It may take longer to have all the liquid evaporate from the keypad. Use a can of computer air to gently blow air under the keys, or set a fan to blow on the keyboard for a few hours then try again. If it still fails, you may need a replacement keyboard. They are usually less than $30 USD and easily swapped out. The Maintenance Manual for your notebook can be found on the support tab of this website. Enter your serial number, open the documents listing and then download your manual.Good luck.CB
 
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Good evening to all! I have been using this laptop for almost a year now with no issues. However, after not using it for almost 8 months, my computer developed this keyboard problem? Whenever I switch it on from boot or sleep, the keyboard has a mind of its own?? Or whenever i'm streaming a video, the space bar will work on its own.   pls advise

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Just a quick questions guys. New here. I wanted to know if there are any replacement keyboards for the y40-70 with backlit? Now that the Y700s came out, would their keyboard work or even the ones on the y50s?  Thanks

A:Lenovo Y40-70 keyboard replacement

Hi engz , 
 
 
Welcome to the Community Forums,
 
There is still no offered backlit keyboard for the Y40-70 , no power port to connect it on the motherboard too so Y50 backlit keyboard will not work either. 
 
Additional reference to same topic discussion on this thread and this article (under input devices).
 
Hope this answered your query. 
 
 
Regards
 

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