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Yoga 900 13isk2 battery drain while powered off

Q: Yoga 900 13isk2 battery drain while powered off

My yoga 900 battery drains ~15% per day when powered off. Issue looks similar to multiple posts for other Lenovo laptops, for instance:ThinkPad E455 Excessive Battery Drains When Power Off I'm running Windows 10. Fast boot is already disabled and BIOS recently updated. Does anybody have an idea how to get the issue solved for my product?For instance: is there a way to manually change the power setting for USB and AC-button in power off mode? Thanks in advance for thinking along ---------------------- OS Name Microsoft Windows 10 HomeVersion 10.0.14393 Build 14393System Model 80UESystem SKU LENOVO_MT_80UE_BU_idea_FM_Lenovo YOGA 900-13ISK2Processor Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-6560U CPU @ 2.20GHz, 2208 Mhz, 2 Core(s), 4 Logical Processor(s)BIOS Version/Date LENOVO 2UCN10WW, 14-9-2016SMBIOS Version 2.8Embedded Controller Version 1.08BIOS Mode UEFI

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Hi, I got a used Lenovo Yoga 2 11 (YB02496129), installed Windows 10 and swaped out the old hard drive for an ssd (of course installed all drivers for my device). When powered off, I lose up to 50% of charge while the notebook is turned off (not sleep or energy saving). The battery itself seems fine, because I can still use it for roughly 3-5 hours.As I thought that it is an Windows 10 issue (software based), I installed linux ubuntu 18.04. Same result, 33% battery drain overnight. What I tried:- reading through other forum posts with the same problem- installing/deinstalling Lenovo Vantage (updated my bios and drivers)- changed the power off button behavior (shutdown instead of energy saving)- turning of the device by holding the powerbutton for 10 seconds- changed the ssd (so I basicly got my windows 10 ssd out and insterted a fresh one for ubuntu)- installed linux ubuntu 18.04 I cant use a notebook that overnight loses all of its charge for obvious reasons. Do you have any sugesstions? Seems like its a known problem, maybe someone solved it already.

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My new HP Dm3T laptop is great, except that when I turn it off at night, the next day I notice significant battery drain, just from being off overnight.

For example, it was at 100 % charge this past friday night. Then on saturday around 1pm when I turned it on, it had about 91% charge. This was not even a 24 hour time period.

The laptop has windows 7 home premium, and i have heard about some timers that wake up the laptop to scan for viruses and what not.

Does anyone know why my battery would drain like this ?

P.S. I have been using macs for the past few years, and I am re-learning all of my PC knowledge.

A:Battery Drain while powered off ?

Yeah, that happens with any battery, even the car battery. I always disconnect the battery (or take it out) if the car or laptop are not being used for an extended period of time (e.g. more than 2 weeks). Else it will end up dead.

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My P70 has been having serious battery drain issues for the last several months. Many times, but not always, when I completely shut down windows (not sleep or hibernate, but shut down!), the battery completely drains overnight. The bottom of the laptop also seems to get quite hot on the underside near where the Nvidia M3000M GPU is located. Yesterday was the worst so far. Shut down the laptop, took it home to find that the laptop was very hot in my backpack (but it was turned off and no status lights were lit up). Plugged the AC adapter into the wall and the laptop wouldn't turn on at all. Took out and reseated the battery, but still wouldn't turn on. Left it plugged in overnight and the laptop stayed hot by the GPU all night long and the AC adapter was also quite warm, so it was obviously dissipating heat or doing something despite being turned off. Then I took the battery out, took it back to work, plugged the AC adapter into the wall but did not put the battery back in, and voila, it turned on just fine. Popped the battery back in, and it still turns on now. Very weird. All of this is troubling if for no other reason than I am frequently left with a depleted battery and the battery often deep cycles, which will greatly shorten its life. Is there a short on my motherboard somewhere. Is there a bizarre bug in firmware that keeps the GPU or some other component running even when the laptop is shut down? Is anyone else having any sort of similar problems? I... Read more

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I just bought my ThinkPad X260 several days ago and found that the battery may drop 5%+ after shutting down (not sleep/hibernate/suspend/etc.) overnight. Is there any options I can set to avoid this? Thanks!

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Hey Guys, So I just recently got my hands on a new Y410P laptop and am having issues with the battery. When i first received the laptop I had charged it to 100%, unplugged the laptop from AC, completely shut down the system and let it sit over night. Upon waking up the next day and turning on my laptop, approximately 8 hours after last use, my battery was at 85%. 15% drain over 8 hours. I charged it to full again last night and this morning it was again down 15%. I left it all day and after about 18 hours since it has last been used it is now at 70% charge. The laptop has all the latest drivers installed. I have tried removing Lenovo energy management and re-installing but that didn't work. My USB always on has been turned off through the BIOS settings and still the same thing. I currently have the battery unplugged from the system and will plug it back in and test again in approximately 8 hours to see if I still have a 15% drain with the battery out of the system. I don't mind a little battery drain because i know it is part of electronics, but having a 15% drop in 8 hours seems a little excessive and really just unacceptable. Even on my previous Lenovo laptop I saw maybe 1-2% drop over 8 hours at the max. If you have any ideas on what might be the problem, fire them my way and I will test them out after I see what the results are from my latest test.

A:Battery drain when powered down Y410P

Something definitely eats battery even when completely off. Try hooking up your smartphone with a USB cord while the laptop is shutdown fully and see if it charges. If yes then you found the energy leakage. If not, try to diagnose by removing each parts such as HDD or WiFi adapter to determine which devices eat the battery while completely off.





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Hello Guys, My laptop battery is drain out when the laptop are powered off. This is a problem that can be solved with some update ou is a hardware problem? Can someone help me?

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I'm having problems with my 910 yoga. He's been carrying it for more than two days and it's only 44%. Unlike the other posts, where yoga is connected and does not carry my charges very slowly. Also when I remove the power cable the battery drains very fast.
1) I already updated the BIOS
2) I already unplugged and reinstalled the battery drives
I do not know what else to do.

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I am a Yoga 700-14ISK user for 2 years. And I had encounter serveral issues with this laptop before (and the service center helped me to fix them) However, now there is an issue I just have now - my battery is draining fast like 1% lost per 2-3 min for light usage (browsing on Chrome or doing my schoolwork either on Microsoft Office or Google Drive) I suspected it was due to my battery wear level. However, as I monitored it, I realised it keep fluctuating (from 19.64% to 42.02%) until I re-calibrate which gives me 38.51% and then 38.71% after a charge to 60%. Is it possible the battery wear level can cause the quick drain in battery?  Is this battery wear level normal? I would also like to point out that I had the battery changed over a year ago and I normally used my laptop for schoolwork and gaming (occasionally now after realising the issue.) I am also going to have an internship (at least 6 months) from July so I am very worried that my laptop can't last long especially its battery. Hence, should I go to a Lenovo service center and request for a battery replacement? Please give me any possible reasons on why the laptop battery starts to drain fast and its battery wear level sharp increase, and also possible solutions for these issues. I would like to know more about it in order to sustain my laptop at least for a year.

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Hi, I have an Yoga 900 that worked fine (mostly). However, now I have an annoying issue regarding the battery.  Going from 100% to about 76% could take about 2 hours, but... from 76% to 6% takes a minute. It doesnt downscale normally, but rather jumps immediately down to 6% and then warns me about low battery...  With this issue, the computer is completely useless without the powercord...so, its a bit useless as a laptop yes. Would really appreciate any help here!! Running Win 10 with the latest updates. 

A:Yoga 900 Battery drain

Hi tonijj , 
 
Welcome to the Community Forums. 
 
Check if this help article applies to your case and verify both BIOS and audio versions. 
 
Manually allowing it to drain then charge it helps in some case other wise you can try steps discussed here on this discussion.
 
Update us how things go. 
For further assistance specially if your warranty is still active call in tech support. 
 
Update us how things go. 
 
Regards

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My Yoga 3 pro's battery is draining at 5-7% per hour even when the machine is powered off.(not sleeping or hibernating - properly shut down)This has happened about a year ago, where both battery and motherbord have been replace under warrany.Lenovo technicians claim it has, this time, something to do with the HDMI PCB and cable.The machine is already two weeks in "repair". My question: Is this a known issue? if so, what is the correct/recommended course of action?(other than not buying Lenovo... too late) Thanks, Assaf.

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Hi, Something really annoying started recently,I don't use my laptop every day, and latey iv'e noticed that the battery drains cempletely empty in a few days.I was using it a few days ago, when i shut it off (not hibernate), the battery was 100%, but today iv'e tried turning it on, and the battery is 0%, i had to connect it to the charger to be able to turn it on. Iv'e been experiencing it in the last month, before that it was ok, there were some updates recently notably the BIOS update and i wonder if that is the reason for this behaviour. I need to fix that asap - i doubt it is a hardware fault since the lapto is only 10 months old, and in continuos use the battery last 5-6 hours, the same as it was new. Lenovo support, I'm awaiting your reply that will solve my issue (already disabled "fast start" from power options but it doesnt seem to help) Thank you

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I got my yoga 920 two months ago. Everything looks fine expect recent battery drain after shutdown. I shut down my laptop and after overnight I turn it on, it only shows 89% for most time and on time only 64%. I tried a lot of ways suggested online, such as turning off "always on usb", battery reset, changing settings in Intel Energy Management. But problem continues. Does anyone have any idea?

A:Yoga 920 battery drain after shutdown

I wonder whether it possible to have a battery leakage? Because I could feel somehow warm at the bottom before I turn it on.

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When in standby (or connected standby) the Yoga consumes quite a lot of battery.In just a few hours, the battery capacity was reduced by 10%.Because of intelligent hibernation, my PC does not run out of battery during the night, but then it makes standby pretty much useless. I've seen similar issues being discussed for the X1 Yoga at these forums, and I believe that a BIOS update was issued to fix the problem.Cannot seem to find a BIOS upgrade for the 920 that has a fix, though. Anyone else experiencing this problem?

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Hi guys, In February, I received my Yoga 710-14ikb and I was thrilled because of the advertised battery life and low weight. However, I have started noticing that 5 months in, my battery drains 10-15% (in 17 hours) when it's turned off. I have set the "what does the power button do" to shut down and the ''close the lid'' to do nothing. There is no heavy usage of the laptop, no downloading etc.In my previous laptop (ideapad 510), this happened as well and eventually progressed into losing ~50% in 48 hours. They ended up repairing it twice and taking it back in the end and this cost a lot of time.  Does anybody have any solutions for this problem?Kind regards,Maarten

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Hi guys, In February, I received my Yoga 710-14ikb and I was thrilled because of the advertised battery life and low weight. However, I have started noticing that 5 months in, my battery drains 10-15% (in 17 hours) when it's turned off. I have set the "what does the power button do" to shut down and the ''close the lid'' to do nothing. There is no heavy usage of the laptop, no downloading etc.In my previous laptop (ideapad 510), this happened as well and eventually progressed into losing ~50% in 48 hours. They ended up repairing it twice and taking it back in the end and this cost a lot of time.  Does anybody have any solutions for this problem?Kind regards,Maarten

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Hi there, There are long threads about this topic and I reviewed them but I could not find a solution. I purchased an X1 yoga recently and I am experiencing battery drain during sleep, on modern standby periods. I ran a sleep study and according to the report, Nvme controller is active for most of the sleep period, there is also an unregistered device, which is also active during that time period.  I reviewed potential solutions, I updated all windows and nvme drivers from intel but it still drains 1% battery/hour during sleep.  I don't know what else I can do. Any suggestions? Thanks.

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Hi,
 
It appears based on the below post that Lenovo fixed this problem on X380 Yoga.  Can this be released for X1 Yoga 3rd generation?
 
https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/ThinkPad-X-Series-Laptops/X380-Yoga-High-battery-drain-when-off-again/t...
 
I have already done the below
 
- Windows Quick Start is off 
- USB-power when off is off
- Wake-On-LAN or USB-C is off
- BIOS updated to N25ET35W 1.21
- I have uploaded BIOS settings to default
- Disabled thunderbolt
- run battery guage reset twice
 
Battery drain is not as bad as the other person on the X380 but I still lose after making all the above changes 1-3% overnight.  Despite what support says I do not believe that this should be considered normal.  This has never happened on any of my other thinkpads except for my TP25 which was fixed after disabling fast start up.
 

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Hi all, Recently got delivery of a brand new Yoga 730 13" from Lenovo directly and have it updated to latest Windows and Drivers and BIOS. While the laptop is powered off, I am experiencing a pretty rapid battery drain I think. I am yet to make an accurate observation but it certainly feels like I come back to the laptop in a few hours and the battery remaining is much lower than I remember.Anyone else experiencing this? I have already disabled Always On USB and have nothing plugged in to the USB ports except for the Active Pen 2 holder. Thanks!  

A:Yoga 730 13" - Battery drain while shutdown or hibernating

Did you disable fast start up?  Also Wake on Lan.  That will help a lot.  It wont eliminate the drain while shutdown but will help.
 
 

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Hello my fellow ThinkPad friends, I know that there are already a couple of threads out there concerning high battery drain when the device is completely shut down, but none for the X380 Yoga yet. In some cases (E-Series ThinkPads), a BIOS-Update was released to solve the problem. I would kindly like to ask the Lenovo team to try and figure out whether the same can be accomplished for the X380 Yoga.  When my device is shut down, it usually drains 10-15% a day, which cannot be a regular thing. Of course, I have tried all the usual stuff: - Windows Quick Start is off - USB-power when off is off- Wake-On-LAN or USB-C is off- BIOS updated to R0SET29W 1.13 If you have any other ideas, feel free to post them. Otherwise, I would really appreciate for a BIOS update that might adress the issue. It is kind of annoying charging your device for the weekend knowing that by the next day, you will already have lost 1 to 2 hours of runtime. Best wishes,Manuel  

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I bought my Yoga 13 (type 20175) brand new in 2014.  It shipped with Windows 8, 128GB, 4GB, if I recall correctly.  I had a license for W8 Pro that I used and there was a free 8.1 upgrade that I completed not long after purchase. Upgrades over the last (almost) 3 years have been boosting it to 8GB of ram, installing a Samsung SSD 850 EVO (250GB), Windows 10 (Pro), and now a battery. Sometime in 2015, I started noticing that if I didn't use the laptop and left it off for 2 or 3 days, the battery would completely discharge to 0%.  I chalked it up to age, and could still get several hours of moderate use in a day, so it wasn't a priority.  Finally, I bit the bullet and bought a brand new battery and put it in last week. Nothing changed.  I still have the same problem. In retrospect, it may have coincided with the installation of Windows 10.  Below is a further description of the problem and things I have tried.   PROBLEM:When shutting down, the battery loses an average of 2.5% per HOUR. (i.e. after 10 hours, it goes from 100% to 75%)This is consistent whether I use the Windows Start menu, the power button, or a command prompt (shutdown /s /f /t 0) to turn it off.  By the way, putting it in hibernate burns at the same rate. When putting the laptop to sleep, the battery loses only about 0.75% per HOUR (i.e. after 10 hours, it goes from 100% to 92%).  This occurs regardless of how I put it to sleep... Read more

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Battery drain in sleep mode is excessive compared to other Windows laptops. Leaving the office with a full charge, not powering on the unit at home, I come in the next day and the battery is 89%. Same scenario over a weekend - Leave the office with 100% charge, come in Monday morning, having not used the laptop and the battery is 78%. This has nothing to do with the fancy OLED or anything - it wasn't turned on. Hope this can be addressed in a BIOS update. I really want to love this laptop but the short battery life compared to advertised specs and the excessive battery drain while sleeping leave me with mixed feelings.

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Hi. I've updated all the drivers, per technical support's advice. I'm losing 1-5% per day when shut down and 5-10% per day in sleep mode on my new Yoga 920. Is anyone else having this problem? Do tech support read these forums?

A:Yoga 920 - Battery drain when shut down and in sleep mode

Hi amote,
 
Welcome to the Community Forums.
 
Battery draiining reports are also visible on other OEM forums as well and most likely related to similar features offered by Windows 10. Such also applies to different model of different macnufacturers as well.
 
Disabling fast start as discussed here would be a good step to try first.
 
Our forums are peer to peer community discussion group but Tech support (although maybe limited to their own scope of support) also utilizes the discussions we have for investigation of issues.
 
Update us how things go.
 
Regards

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My Yoga 720-15IKB has recently started to completely drain the battery when the system is powered off. I will power the system down with a 100% charge, let it sit overnight, and then start the computer in the morning. The system boots up and the battery gauge initially reads 100%, but within a few minutes I get a low power warning and the PC shuts off automatically. This has just started happening, so I'm not sure if it is a software/BIOS update or if I have a faulty battery. Any help would be appreciated.

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Recently, bought Lenovo Thinkpad X1 Yoga 3rd Gen. Spent a premium price and I am very disappointed with the battery, even after optimization with low brightness. Why are they advertising 15 H?

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I have had this X1 Yoga 3rd Generation laptop since May. Sometime in July the battery will get drained at an excessive rate while the laptop is sleeping. I believe it started to happen after some software/driver/bios update around that time. Overnight it would go from 100% charged to 10% (and stops at 10% becaues hibernation kicks in). See below some images for the SleepStudy that PowerCfg.exe reports.   This seems to be the same or a very similar issue to the one reported here for the X1 Carbon that it is still unresolved:https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/ThinkPad-X-Series-Laptops/X1-Carbon-6th-Gen-Battery-drain-in-sleep/m-p/... I have been installing any new updates posted on System Update hoping for this to magically get fixed by one of those updates, but so far it hasn't happened. I'm starting to switch from a happy ThinkPad user that would recommend my laptop to colleagues and friends, to one that may start telling them to stay away from them.

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Hello. I have purchased the Lenovo Yoga 170-14IKB with 1080p touchscreen, 8gb RAM and i5-7200U.Since it is a bit older, and I realized I need more RAM for my school projects and assignments, I decided to go for a "Crucial SO-DIMM 16GB DDR4 SDRAM 2400MHz CL17 Dual Ranked" memory, since on the Crucial's website it was stated that this Yoga supports that RAM. So I clicked purchace, got the RAM, upgraded, and suddenly my Yoga is warm when in sleep. It also draws so much power in sleep in Windows 10, that it discharges in a few hours when still in sleep. Before the upgrade, the Yoga lasted a week or two in sleep mode. Now, only a few hours. Is there any way to solve this issue? I was considering a BIOS upgrade might help, but I'm running the lates bios 2XCN38WW (V2.12).Are you aware of this issue? Is anyone else having this issue? Can I provide you with any more information to help me solve this problem? I need my Yoga's battery life as I spend a lot of time in school during the day. Also, I'm running Window 10 x64 Pro - build 17134. Thank you in advance!

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Hi,I recently purchased Thinkpad X1 yoga (1 Gen) machine with 16Gb Ram, 512GB SSD & WQHD IPS (Not even OLED) display with windows 10 pro 64 bit OS.My laptop battery is draining fast and only last for 4 to 5 hours with normal browsing & usage with 60-75% brightness (even reducing it to 50% doesn't give much improvement) and in Power save mode. As per Lenovo it should last for 9 to 11 hours but in reality it is no where near to it. I had also looked at similar issues that has been raised in this forum by other users as well. But I strongly feel that a top brand like Lenovo/Thinkpad doesn't cheat customers by giving false promises for the battery life of  9 to 11 hours without their internal testing, also I feel they would have not be claiming this (9 to 11 hrs) battery life by keeping their screen brightness to dark i.e. less than 50% or 25%. So i thought i could dig deeper to find out the problem. After my initial analysis using powercfg.exe command tool for sleepstudy, the report (i.e. https://ibb.co/hzob7F) shows me some a Ghost application called "Unknown [None]" which comsumes more power and I guess this is the culprit that cases the battery to drain faster. Looks like this Ghost appid takes around 60% of the power compared with all the other appid.  But not sure how to identify this Ghost appid. I have also posted my query in Microsoft forum but yet to get an reply.https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_10-othe... Read more

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Hi Everyone, I came here for discuss one of the latest problem of my lenovo Yoga 500 which i had purchased earlier. Whenever I have been using it in my meeting and in conference battery drained very fast. This is intial problem of the battery draining,how i overcome this problem. I can't use adpater for Yoga 500 everytime.Shall I change my laptop or battery or any other idea which best fits for me. Thanks,Steven lash

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I bought the X1 Yoga 3rd Gen during the week of Thanksgiving 2018.  I watched a ton of reviews showing the battery getting anywhere from 7-9 hrs of life even though it specs say 15 hours.  7-9 is still acceptable for me but my battery only gets ~2-3 hours of life.  This isn't even the worse part. Like many others my laptop suffers from the dreaded battery drain but seems worse than others.  I seem to not even be able to leave it without the A/C adapter plugged in at night or it will be below 40% by the morning. I have tried many of the "hacks" suggested.  Turned the USB always on OFF and turned the Thunderbolt 3 active at boot up OFF.Neither of those made any difference.  All my Windows power/battery settings (close lid, on power, on battery, etc.) are set to StandBy. I thought about doing a battery gauge reset but have seen horror stories that batteries are screwed up after doing that. Any suggestions for very low battery life relative to specs? excessive battery drain?  TIA,S104S

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I have an XPS 9550 6th Gen running Windows 10 (Just over 1 year, out of warranty).
The issue is when the charge plug is plugged in and hovering over the battery icon it says that battery is charging.  However the battery is not charging but discharging until the laptop switches off.  The only way for the battery to charge again is to deplete the battery until the laptop is unresponsive when the power button is pushed to switch lap top on.  Once there is no residual power in the battery it will start charging again to 100% after which the cycle repeats, discharge.
Things I have tried.
Latest Bios update - no change
Another A/C charger - worked ok for a few days
Replaced battery - no change
Bios settings - reset to default (info related to battery and A/C charge reports all good)
F12 - Dell diagnostics, reports all good
When Battery is disconnected the laptop works normally
The laptop charge socket seems tight and secure
I have searched the internet exhaustively but have not found this same issue reported.  The only feasible way I can use the laptop is to disconnect the battery.
Can anyone suggest anything?
I would also like to disable the battery instead of having to open it up to disconnect, is this possible?
Any help would be much appreciated, thanks 
Andrew

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Hello all today ive just got my new IdeaPad 520 I5 8250U + MX150 + 8GB DDR4 + 1 TB HDD And ive put it windows 10 and started exploring it.The game i have tested till now is Mafia 2 and i  have reached 58 degrees GPU and 69-70 CPU I also used XTU and lowered the voltage with 0.085mv on 0.100mV it crashesh so i left it 0.85mV .But i noticed while i play the fan is barely getting the heat out and wanted to ask how can i increase the fan speed and eventually can i undervolt the mx150    https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/Lenovo-B-and-G-Series-Notebooks/Lenovo-Energy-Management-Where-is-my-Du... WIll this work for me to increase fan speed ? 

A:Improving Lenovo IdeaPad 520 15IKB Battery /drastic battery drain

I am having also one other issue i just chared it to 99% and played 7-8 minutes Mafia 2 at Full HD and low settings and the battery was set to maximum baterry life but it drained to 75% for this 7-8 minutes ? is this normal ? 

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I have a ThinkPad T450 with a built-in and external batteries.  Is there a setting in the BIOS or in the Lenovo suite of software where one could set how the batteries behave when they're being used? I'd like for the external battery to drain first so that I could then switch it for a different one before using the internal one.  It's always easier to replace the external battery vs. having to remove the bottom case entirely to access the internal one.

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Hello  i have a Yoga 900 13ISK2 and i want to know what pen will work for the Touchdisplay.For example i have a Wacom Intous Pro 5. Will that Pen work? Best RegardsChris

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Will downloads for the 13ISK2 work on the 13ISK? I believe the newer model has a BIOS update out and I'm wondering if it will be compatible with my laptop which is the first one that was released.

A:Yoga 900 13ISK2 downloads

No.  The 2 models need different images.

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Hello, I have Yoga 900 13ISK2 for almost a year now and about few months ago I've noticed that fan started working quite often. After installing CPUID HWMonitor I can see that CPU get's to 100C! What could be the cause of that? I've reset BIOS, Windows, etc, completely fresh installation and the problem persists. I've attached a screenshot of HWMonitor. If I take it to service I will be left without notebook for sometime, which is not really an option.  Thank you for any inputs


























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I replaced the motherboard in my Lenovo Yoga Series 900, updated the BIOS, but the Product ID and Serial Number needs to be updated in the BIOS.   On this model, how can I update this information.  Everything works fine, but I would like to run the update utility, and it always fails because of this missing information.  Any help is greatly appreciated.

A:How to update MTM in BIOS of YOGA 900 13ISK2

Welcome to the forum.
 
It sounds like you replaced the motherboard yourself. The MTM and serial can only be updated by authorized Lenovo service centers. They are the only ones who have the necessary software to do this.

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My laptop won't charge. Seemed loose originally and had to be creative with how you plugged in the charging cable but now won't work at all

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Please, someone MUST have ran into this issue like I have! I have a brand new Yoga 900 (13ISK2) with an Intel PTT TPM 2.0 (this meets the requirements for Bitlocker). Now, the "chip" is recognized in BIOS, and is also recognized properly in Windows in the Device Manager. (It shows with the proper driver and everything.) The problem arises when I try to use Bitlocker, or the TPM.msc.  Windows reports that a "Compatible TPM cannot be found", thus Bitlocker will not function the way that I want it to. I've re-installed Windows a few times, and I always get the same error. I've tried alternate drivers, and again, no luck.  I've contacted Lenovo Support, and they tell me that I need to pay for "Software Support" since it isn't a hardware issue. Google is no help. So does anyone have any suggestions? Thank you in advance!


























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I am afraid what the answer will be - but I ws expecting to be able to use windows ink with this Yoga.There is no settings for pen&windows ink. I thought it is a Wondows 10 anneversary edition feature.Please advise.... Regular pen works fine - although limited (you ahve to go to 'draw' function in office.... 

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I am trying to replace my 512 NVMe Samsung SSD with a Toshiba/OCZ RD400. After cloning the drive, I checked the result on my desktop by accessing the RD400 mounted on a PCIe adapter to verify that the content was there and the drive accessible, I then replaced the Yoga original Samsung SSD with the RD400 but the Yoga BIOS doe not recognize the drive. Am I missing something in the BIOS ? Is there a security setup or something else that would prevent the BIOS to recognize that new drive ? Thanks for the help.

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My Yoga 900 13ISK2 posts to bios everthing works correctly except screen goes blank after about a second, can just see bios screen flash up.I know bios works as i can go through settings by memory to change things hit F10 and exit and it reboots. it currently has no SSD in it atm.does the yoga 900 output hdmi through the type -c in bios.?Or does it need drivers to use the output type-c?I'v used a usb boot drive and it does soemthing but i cant see whats happpening.Anyone else seen this happen?I cant see it being the screen as i see the lenovo logo flash up and the bios page flash up.  

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Hi guys, i have an unrecognised SSD drive on my yoga 900 (partitioning program error). it is recognised in the bios, but there's no operating system on it and windows won't see a hard drive, so can't clean install.Does anyone know how i can format this from a usb stick alone or without taking the SSD stick out?or what driver is it that i need when windows asks for a controller driver?

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Ok i recently bought the top model spec yoga 900  to replace my surface pro. Despite other known bugs im also  experencing one major issue with the graphics being laggy and very slow to load. Before you ask, this is the computer not the internet (im on fibre and never had this issue before and do not have it on other computers. Its also present when loading PDF's or images with high resolution cacheing) so heres how it goes loading webpages (Chrome, Edge and Firefox)1-clink link2-page changes and comes up without pictures3-CPU core speed increases and cooling fans speed up (maybe maxbut im not sure)4-images instantly load one by one5-page jumps around (snaps to grid several times)6-page displays7-CPU Core speed back to low, fan speed down to off8-Click another link and it does the same over again. its not the web browser because it does the same thing in facebook app and other applications including excel (with big documents, and MS word but only when its loading pictures.) This also effects scrolling these documents.CPU, RAM, WIFI and all other core resources never even spike too much and dont rench max. It feels like the intel graphics is struggleing to display the data This problem is much worse when running on battery also but i can understand this as some hardware accleration may be turned off to save battery Can anyone help?

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