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Lenovo IdeaPad S340-15IWL + usb-c dock

Q: Lenovo IdeaPad S340-15IWL + usb-c dock

Hello, i'm thinking tot buy this notebook.Will this one work with my ThinkPad usb-c dock?It's okay if it doesn't charge the laptop. Screen, printer, keyboard and mouse should work through the dock.

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Hello all y'all.... that is the plural of y'all in case you were interested : ).... I'm a Texan !! Could somebody please tell me the M.2 Interface speed of the Lenovo Ideapad S340-15IWL ? The Toshiba hard drive that was installed was a PCIE 3 x2, and I only have another x2 here at the house so I have no way of knowing if it will support x4. Dang... specs everywhere on this gem but no info on the interface speed... looked EVERYWHERE ! Don't want to waste money on a Samsung 970 Pro if if doesn't support the x4 interface. Thanks in advance Bob

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I have an ideapad S340-15IWL, the 81N8003SUS model to be exact. Core i5-8265U, 8 gigs RAM, 15.6" monitor and 256 GB SSD. Purchased via walmart.com, as the eact same model at Staples was sold out, as I purchased this at the start of september. I've had it the three months total. Last tuesday night in the middle of a programing assignment for a college class the screen went black (black as in no signal, as if somoene cut the connector) and the entire machine was unresponsive. Holing the power button or Novo button did nothing until this morning (thrusday morning) when the battery finally gave out and the machine was able to be rebooted. Tuesday via live chat a service rep said to leave it overnight and see if the battery drains. It lasted until last night sometime. yesterday (wednesday) I contacted lenovo support and they suggested it may be a hardware issue inside the machine and are sending out a box and opened up a ticket, as it' is under warranty being only three months old. The machine booted up this morning via holding the Novo button and booting normally. Is this a hardware issue? Is it known? Will it happen again? Should I send it back anyways? There's no way to open it up and disconnect the battery without voiding the warranty. I would like to feel relaitively safe this won't happen in the middle of an important assignment as all my classes are online based via Blackboard (or a new system the uni is switching to next semester)

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Hi, i'm wondering if the s340 supports the ability to be charged with the usb-c port on the side? Thanks.

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Hello! I have an Ideapad S340-15IWL with a 256gb ssd.I want to add another hard drive.Can I add another SSD or  can I only add an HDD? ( the platform specification sheet seems to infer that can only add HDD)Is there any instructions or videos on how I would physically add a hard drive to this exact model?I have found a hardware maintenance manual that explains how to remove parts but not how to add parts.Do I need any extra connectors or converters?Is there anything else I should know about picking out the hard drive besides what the platform specification sheet says? This is what the Platform Specifications says:Storage:  Up to 2 drives (one HDD and one M.2 SSD): ? HDD / SATA 6.0Gb/s, 2.5" wide, 7mm high, 5400rpm ? M.2 2242 SSD / PCIe NVMe, PCIe 3.0 x 2, 16Gb/s ? M.2 2280 SSD / PCIe NVMe, PCIe 3.0 x 4, 32Gb/s ? M.2 SSD / SATA 6.0Gb/s (e.g. xxxGB SSD M.2 I can usually find this information, but I'm having trouble with this model.Thanks for any help!    

A:Hard Drive questions for Ideapad S340-15IWL!

Assuming hat your system currently has a M.2 SSD installed, you could add a 2.5" x 7mm SATA SSD as a storage drive, but the system only has one M.2 SSD slot available.     The HDD requires a bracket to secure it (FRU/part number: 5B40U61561). but I cannot find a source for that bracket online, so you may have to MacGyver a way to secure it.  The bracket is shown on page 43 of the Hardware Maintenance Manual and in the image belowClick on above image to expand Cheers,

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When I ran UserBenchmark on my new Lenovo to test if it works correctly, I got the notice that: "CPU throttled at 88% by Windows. Ensure maximum processor state is set to 100% via Settings > System > Power & sleep > Additional power settings > Change plan settings > Change advanced power settings > Processor power management > Maximum processor state. " https://www.userbenchmark.com/UserRun/19397536 However, that setting is already at 100%. I reset the power plan settings to be sure, but it did not work: I ran the test two more times and each time the CPU throttled at exactly 88% again:https://www.userbenchmark.com/UserRun/19397664https://www.userbenchmark.com/UserRun/19397929 Now, obviously the Intel Core i5-8265U is still not a slow CPU but I think there is a bug somewhere. The laptop was connected to power in all benchmarks and is running the latest 2.04 BIOS.

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Hello Lenovo, Am planning to upgrade with SSD could you please suggest me below works: Samsung 860 QVO SATA III 2.5" Internal Solid State Drive Samsung 860 EVO 2.5" Internal Solid State DriveHyundai Sapphire C2S3T 2.5" SATA III 3D TLC SSD Please suggest best from above?

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Hi Lenovo, I bought Lenovo S340-15IWL Model: 81N8001LUS (15.6") processor intel i5-8265U 1.6G. This has 8GB (4GB soldered+ 4GB installed RAM) and 256GB SSD installed. I am planning to increase the storage but I couldn't find any info for this model in specific. Lenovo support could you please let me know how many slots are avaiable for Hardisk? If yes, what kind HDD or SDD? max out capacity for storage? I guess RAM has 1 partition tht has 4GB(Can i swap this to 8GB) installed since 4GB is soldered and make it to 12GB? Thanks 

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The image of webcam is only red.I updated the drives, but the same problem persist. 

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I have a Lenovo S340 15IWL 81N8 laptop that came with an Intel i3 - 8145U cpu, 1TB HDD and 4GB RAM. I want to add a SSD to my laptop to increase it's performance but I just can't find what type of m.2 SSD do I use and what is the maximum size of the storage space supported for the SSD in this laptop. Also I want to know what type of RAM and upto what size of RAM can I add to this laptop. Also does this one support Intel Optane memory and what kind.  Thank You 

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I am getting many events in Windows Event Viewer under the Application log, even though Dolby Settings is set to Off in Lenovo Vantage under Hardware Settings tab. The events come with the following description "The description for Event ID 0 from source Dolby DAX3 cannot be found. Either the component that raises this event is not installed on your local computer or the installation is corrupted. You can install or repair the component on the local computer.If the event originated on another computer, the display information had to be saved with the event.The following information was included with the event: [DSPVLLDP]: CPPAPIHelper:olbyModuleExist: fInstantiated is false."    Dolby DAX3 Event Viewer

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The Lenovo sales 24/7 chat specialist assured me multiple times the USB-C Dock 40A9  was compatible with my brand new IdeaPad S340, so I bought one.  However, the dock doesn't power my laptop, nor does it extend display with DP/HDMI/VGA.  It does, however, pick up the sound from the computer.  The firmware update cannot find the dock.  Was the specialist filling me with BS, or is there something special I need to do to get it working?  Or defective?  Thanks for chiming in!

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What exactly is the below download which is found on the download page for my notebook (IdeaPad S340)  :"Lenovo Energy Management and is supported on S340-14IWL, S340-15IWL, S340-15IWL Touch"  ? Here is the download page for my notebook:https://pcsupport.lenovo.com/us/en/products/laptops-and-netbooks/ideapad-s-series-netbooks/s340-15iw... and this is the webpage for the actual download:https://pcsupport.lenovo.com/us/en/products/LAPTOPS-AND-NETBOOKS/IDEAPAD-S-SERIES-NETBOOKS/S340-15IW... The download page is vague on details about what Lenovo Energy Management does exactly.  It is listed  under Power Management only as "Recommended".  What exactly does it do?  And is it totally nessasary?   If I did a clean install of Windows 10 Home should I install this, and why?

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I have a IdeaPad S340-15IWL.   Currently it has an 512GB SSD, there is a HDD slot, so I want to install a quality HDD.All lenovo could tell me is that the height has to be 7mm.   Has anyone installed an HDD into one of these Ideapads?

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I'd like to upgrade 256 GB to 1TB but I don't like SSD M2 compatible with S340-15IWL.

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So my old gaming laptop stopped working and my mom bought me the IdeaPad S340 as a gift, bless her heart, but she got me the intel core i3 10th generation. I can play games like pillars of eternity or divinity original sin 2 but games like the witcher 3 or final fantasy xv have some lag on the lowest settings. What can I upgrade to enhance gamming, without voiding warranty? Thanks 

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Could someone please tell me with a bit of detail what is the Chipset Driver on the download page for my S340-15IWL. What chipset is this exactly and what does it control?   If you did a clean install of windows would this be absolutely nessasary to install and why?Is this the Intel Chipset and a driver put by Intel? I wish Lenovo provided more documention on the pages for their downloads. This the Chipset Driver in question for my S340: https://pcsupport.lenovo.com/us/en/products/LAPTOPS-AND-NETBOOKS/IDEAPAD-S-SERIES-NETBOOKS/S340-15IW... 

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I bought a laptop S340-15IWL DOS, installed W10, installed drivers from Lenovo website, HDMI does not work.Changed to the same laptop, the same problem. What could be?Cable and TV are working, checked with another laptop. I tried different cables.  

A:S340-15IWL does not work HDMI

  

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Can an S340-15IWL be charged via the USB 3.0 port with the battery symbol on the right side of the notebook?

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I've searched through the forums and Lenovo's site and can't come up with a working solution for this new notebook:I have been able to boot a USB that has EFI, but for the life of me I cannot figure out a way to boot from an MBR/legacy USB.I've spent hours trying.  I have tried the steps at https://support.lenovo.com/us/en/solutions/ht076905namely, disabled OS Optimized defaults, then load defaults, but doesn't help - and I'm getting plenty frustrated.I cannot find anyway to get into the Lenovo setup utility (Rev 5.0) other than letting Win10 boot, then going to settings/recovery/advance options to boot into UEFI Bios.The Boot Mode always stays at UEFI, with USB Boot enabled, can only boot GPT/EFI USB sticks not MBR/Legacy. What am I doing wrong?

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Hello. I would like to purchase the lenovo S340 but I have a few questions regarding this laptop!the model is 81N800EQAD.I would like to know wether it features the IPS display or the NT display.also, what's the material it's built of? I've read that it's aluminum but is the whole chassis aluminum?finally, can you tell me the dimensions of the trackpad?it's the 15 inch model.thanks in advance!

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hello friends i just bought a lenovo ideapad s340 laptop with a fhd 1920 display  but i got a problem is a tn screen and i want to change it to a ips screen is it possible? and where can i find someone to do it thanks 

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It is my understanding from looking at the attached platform spec sheet, that the Intel version of the S340 has three different display options. 768p TN1080p TN1080p IPS What I would like to know is if the Multi-Touch option is for all three, or just the IPS display?S340-15IWL Intel Platform

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I think that Lenovo only offers 12gb maximum.  But can the S340-15IWL (Intel) platform handle more than that.  4gb is soldered to the board and there is only one slotS340-15IWL Intel Platform

A:What is Maximum RAM for S340-15IWL (Intel) platform?

Hi g725s,
 
Greetings.
 
It is true that manufacturer max supported ram is 12 GB and having more is not offered or not been certified for the system. 
 
I was not able to find any confirmed case yet for placing a 16GB on the single slot but you may want to check with other resellers that may offer it with a good return option just in case. It sure is nice if a spare 16GB DDR4 ram can be checked on this model.
 
Regards

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How to cancel order, anybody out there pl help

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Hi, I would like to know if the lenovo C340 Ideapad can support 2 external monitors, one connected to its HDMI port, and a second one connected to a USB-C hub containing an HDMI port. I have not found any information about this. Any idea? Thank you,Alcazabeitor 

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My laptop apears to have a small shaded spot on its screen. The spot is visable with the screen being on, and also when the screen is completely off. The spot is located on the lower left of the screen.

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Hi, The HDMI output of my new S340-15IWL touch works with the stock windows 10 Home installed on the stock 256GB M.2 NVMe SSD drive with BIOS disk control configured as RST mode. However, after installing a second SATA SSD with a windows 10 EDU OS, and changing BOIS disk control to ACHI mode to allow boot from the SATA SSD, the HDMI outpot stoped working anymore. I have updated the video driver to the lastest one posted on lenovo support website. but the HDMI still doesn't work. It looks like this HDMI problem comes after changing BIOS disk controller to ACHI mode. not sure it is due to the BIOS or the video driver. Can someone give some support? I have to get a seocnd output working for being able to project presentations. THanks     

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There is a recent BIOS ALCN27WW(V2.04) for my laptop.   It appears the only thing modified in the BIOS was "Enable BR keyboard function" as per the readme file: https://download.lenovo.com/consumer/mobiles/alcn27ww.txt? What is "Enable BR keyboard function"? 

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Spoiler (Highlight to read)I have purchased this Notebook 81JS0005GE and this docking station https://support.lenovo.com/ec/en/solutions/acc100356 ( ThinkPad Thunderbolt 3 Dock). Everything is working just fine except two things:The Laptop is not charging only via thunderbolt (tbt-cable in back of docking station, firmware and drivers up to date)My second screen will only connect if i stick the hdmi cable directly into the laptop and will only detect one over the docking station.Is the Thunderbolt Slot somehow not capable of doing double monitor and charging? Especially the charging is upsetting... I have purchased this Notebook 81JS0005GE and this docking station https://support.lenovo.com/ec/en/solutions/acc100356 ( ThinkPad Thunderbolt 3 Dock). Everything is working just fine except two things:The Laptop is not charging only via thunderbolt (tbt-cable in back of docking station, firmware and drivers up to date)My second screen will only connect if i stick the hdmi cable directly into the laptop and will only detect one over the docking station.Is the Thunderbolt Slot somehow not capable of doing double monitor and charging? Especially the charging is upsetting...  

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I have an IdeaPad S340-14IWL but the wall charger that came with it is generally a pain to use. In particular, it is really awkward when travelling. Does anyone know if the power-brick style charger with the round-tip pin here https://www.lenovo.com/gb/en/accessories-and-monitors/chargers-and-batteries/chargers/PWR-ADP-BO-65W... would work with this laptop?

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Hello, I was wondering why when I installed my 160 GB HDD my keyboard was a little high on that side. Am I using the wrong HDD? Also when I put the drive in I can't put it straight in I have to lift it a little in the sky then it'll go in. First time adding hard drive in any laptop. Thanks for the replies in advance. 

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If you have a SATA 2.5" SSD in your notebook - you can add an M.2 PCI Express NvMe driveIf you have an M.2 drive, you can add a 2.5" SATA drive (mechanical HDD or SSD) as long as height conforms to specs My Ideapad S340-15IWL came with a 256gb NvMe drive (gen 2 I think). I immediately added a 512gb sata SSD and had 2 drives. There was nothing extra I needed to buy as the empty slot for the 2.5" drive had the mounting kit empty already in the machine. Couple weeks ago, I bought an Intel 660p M.2 2TB NvMe drive, wanting to use it in an older Win7 desktop to replace a Samsung 970EVO 512gb M.2 drive. Basically, can use Samsung M.2 in Win7 as a boot drive pretty easily, but found it nearly impossible to do with an Intel drive (Win7 doesn't have the pre-GUI drivers needed to bootup from the drive). So, decided to replace both the 2.5" SSD I added to the Ideapad and the original Lenovo-supplied M.2 drive with the Intel 2TB M.2 drive. Using a Qnime NvMe USB enclosure (temporarily put the Intel drive in it and connect to Ideapad USB port), boot the Lenovo with a G4L (Ghost for Linux) bootable USB drive, and clone the internal Lenovo M.2 drive to the Intel M.2 with G4L's Click'nClone. When the clone was done, shut down, and then removed the bottom cover from the Lenovo, and disconnected the battery from the motherboard. Removed the Lenovo-supplied 256gb M.2 (which has both M and B keys and is a 2240 form factor) and put in the Intel 2TB M.2 (which has only... Read more

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Issue:-Lennovo ideapad s340 14inch. I installed Samsung 970 Evo Plus 250Gb SSD in the system. I want this to be first boot device but my BIOS doesn't show any boot device order/priority menu. How shall I do it? I am attaching some pictures of my BIOS setting. If you see in pictures attached, under legacy, I have set the first item as Samsung SSD but it still doesn't boot from this. However, if I remove HHD and only keep SSD in the system, it works fine. P>S: - I migrated my original OS from HDD to SSD by Samsung Migration utility for 970Evo plus. Please note SSD does boot noramally if no HDD is connected. Thanks And Regards,

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Some days ago I made a post here, asking if it was better to buy a 4GB Module or a 8GB one.I decided to go for the 4GB and now I had a terrible surprise... Somehow there was a RAM module on the slot that was supposed for expansion. This PC is supposed to have 4GB SOLDED RAM. But I was abble to remove the module I saw without any difficult, now I guess these are the 4GB of the PC. Now, Task Manager says I have 2 slots, also do CPU-Z and Crucial RAM Advisor but now I'm confused, really confused and I think I lose my money, WHERE IS THE OTHER SLOT??? I'm getting pretty nervous about it... (Now sorry, it's in Spanish) My PC's product number is 81NB (Full Number: 81NB000JLM)  and the series number is MP1LMKEL This PC comes with a Ryzen 3 3200U an integrated GPU (AMD) Vega 3 GFX, 4GB of RAM DRR4 2667Mhz, a SSD of aprox 120GB and a 1TB HDD

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Hello, today I was listening to a podcast on my laptop using apple earbuds and just randomly the audio quit. I unplugged my headphones and played through the speakers and it worked fine, so I just went and restarted my laptop. Audio through the speakers still worked, and I plugged my earbuds back in and it still wouldn't play audio through them and instead just didn't have audio come out of anything, like before I restarted it. I tried a different pair of headphones, a pair of hyperx headphones, and they didn't work either. I then checked them using my Xbox one and audio played through both of those pairs of headphones. I then found a support article for Lenovo thinkpads saying to uninstall the Realtek driver and restart my laptop again, which I did. I then updated the realtek driver and still the same thing. I then plugged in an audiotechnica usb to 3.5 mm dongle and plugged the same apple earbuds into that, and it played audio   What might be the issue, and how can I fix it? I bought this laptop brand new from Best Buy about a month ago, could it have a defective audio jack that just randomly quit working after working fine for a month? Please help!

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Hello there, I have an Ideapad S340, I'm thinking about getting an update, but I'm not sure of something.My PC's product number is 81NB and the series number is MP1LMKEL This PC comes with a Ryzen 3 3200U an integrated GPU (AMD) Vega 3 GFX, 4GB of RAM DRR4 2667Mhz, a SSD of aprox 120GB and a 1TB HDD I want to update my RAM, the original one is solded (Sadly) and I want to achieve DUAL SLOT Ram use.I have two options, the secure one is buying another 4GB RAM and then having just 8GB in Dual RAM but I really want to ask about having 12GB of RAM (1x4 and 1x8). I know that Flex Mode exist, it's meanted to having two different sized RAMs and still having Dual Ram. (Just in the first 4GB of the 8GB one but still an improvement, having the another 4GB in Single Slot) But, does this Laptop supports Flex Mode? I ask this because I want to unleash all the Integrated GPU Power by using Dual Slot but if the Laptop doesn't support Flex Mode, it would be a terrible money waste for me, so I wanna be sure if this PC supports Flex Mode and I can have 12GB (Having 4GB and 8GB of RAM) and the iGPU would use all the capacities of Dual Slot in Flex. I'll be right here, thanks for letting me ask here!

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Hi all,I bought a S340 this morning and trying to set it up. When I switched it on I got a voice offering to help me set up the ideapad.I selected the Keyboard and then I am trying to connect to the internet on my WiFi.I am asked to complete the Network Security Key. But when I try and input on the keyboard nothing appears on the screen.Tried a couple of times and thendecided to skip the network setup and move ahead.The next screen I get says: "Who's going to use ths PC"When I try and input my name nothing apears on the screen. Have a I inadvertantly pressed some key that has disabled the keyboard??Is there some way to fix this issue?Your help and advice would be apreciated.ThanksMukund

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Hi! I bought a Lenovo 730-15IWl preinstalled with Windows 10 Home edition and the onboard HDMI was working OK. Then I formated and installed Windows 10 Pro version 1809 with updated drivers from Lenovo website and NVidia, and coincidence or not the onboard HDMI stopped working. I checked that I have the most updated drivers, updated the Windows 10 to version 1903, but without sucess. I can connect to an external monitor using a USB-c Hub with HDMI, but not from the onboard port. Does anyone experienced something similar? do you have any idea how can I test if the port is not broken? Thanks!!  

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Hi, so i bought this lenovo S340-15API and installed a Windows 10 on it, now i started noticing that its internet is too slow, i try to use my other computer on same Wifi i get a speed of >1.8mb/s, but on this lenovo it is <400mb/s. I noticed that when i shutdown and start the pc, its internet speed is normal(>1.8m/s) but after 5 minutes it gets slow.I have updated the BIOS, and Network Driver and got not solution.Please would someone help me?

A:Lenovo S340's Internet too slow

I also have an S340, and I just upgraded my internet service to 400Mb/s and installed a new mesh router.  All other devices in the home register 350-400Mb/s connection speeds, but my S340 can barely get 40Mb/s on a good day.  I updated all drivers and BIOS, ran full diagnostics, yet still performance is lousy.  Help please! 

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Hello, I recently purchased a Lenovo S340-14IWL Machine Type: 81N7. I have an SSD available with me. (SAMSUNG 2.5" 256GB SSD SATA3.0Gbps) Is it possible to install this SSD alongwith the existing 1TB HDD to my laptop and transfer the windows to the SSD without hampering the warranty.Also i need to know if I can add an 8GB RAM with the below details: Capacity:8GB Single Rank  |  Style:Crucial DDR4 CT8G4SFS824A is a 8GB single ranked DDR4 notebook module that operates at speeds up to 2400 MT/s and has a CL17 latency. It is an Unbuffered SODIMM . It conforms to the industry standard DDR4 SODIMM layout of 260 pins and is compatible with systems that take DDR4 2400MT/s SODIMM memory. Align the notch(es) on the module with the notch(es) in the slot, and then press the module down until the clips on the slot snap into place place. also please clarify whether these activities can be done by me or need to take to some service centers.

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Hello,I'd like to upgrade the memory of my C340 15IWL from 8GB to 16GB.I've read several articles but not 100% sure of what's the best module to buy.Thanks in advance,JCM from France

A:Lenovo C340 15IWL memory upgrade ?

Welcome ot the forums.  Per psref.
 
Chipset Memory Intel SoC (System on Chip) platform 16GB max offering / 2400MHz DDR4, optional 4GB memory soldered to systemboard, one DDR4 SO-DIMM socket * System clocks down for processors with lower memory controller
 
http://psref.lenovo.com/Product/Lenovo_Tablets__Convertibles/ideapad_C34015IWL

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Installed in c:\windows\system32  as lnbitssvc.exe and along with Lenovo Modern.ImController (which at least doesn't indicate (beijing) included on Idea Pad S340 Can't find any info on the lnbitssvc.exe or why it's there and included in (hidden) Task Scheduler. My guess is  ln=Lenovo  bits=background intelligent transfer service svc=serviceso further guessing it provides a way for Lenovo(beijing) to silently transfer stuff. Me not interested in silently transferring anything to anyone without some explanation of what, why, when, etc. In my opion - every PC owner should getAutoruns (from Microsoft / sysinternals) which provides way to see and control what runs at startup, or on schedule, etcProcessExplorer (same source as above - better utility to see what's going on in real time)And - I like Windows 10 Firewall Control from Sphinx-Software - which provides a usable front-end to Windows Firewall and allows you to really control what apps and services can send data/telemetry/make connections over internet.Make a backup / restore point, and start taking some control over what your pc sends out. I'm disabling LNBITSSvc.exe and Lenovo Modern Im.Controller from network access and running at all - will see if there's any effect other than better performance..... (Also uninstalled all the McAfee scamware/adware disguised as cybersecurity only to find thanks to Autoruns it doesn't uninstall McAfee System Securi... Read more

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Hi, I think about purchasing this notebook: Yoga 730-15IWL ( 81JS000FGE ), Core i7-8565U, 8GB RAM, 512GB SSD, 3840x2160Specs:https://gzhls.at/blob/ldb/d/d/b/1/1b63925a9be3e8b134838cdefcf95ea559e8.pdf In the specs it says, that is has 8GB RAM soldered to the board and one DDR4 SO-DIMM socket.Can I simply purchase 16GB SO-DIMM RAM and put that into the laptop and will it then utilize 24 GB RAM?Has anyone yet tried this and confirm that it works with 24GB RAM? I know that in the specs it says 16 GB maximum RAM. But I think I've read somewhere that 24 GB would also be possible. Can anyone confirm this? And what about the warranty? If I need to send in the laptop I would remove the extra 16 GB RAM and that's not a problem concerning warrenty? Any hints are highly appreciated.Regards, jimbo

A:RAM Upgrade for Lenovo Yoga 730-15IWL ( 81JS000FGE )

I'm not 100% sure but "Ram soldered" usually means that the ram module is directly soldered onto the motherboard. So RAM would not be upgradable at all.

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Hello, Title says all,  I updated recently to the latest uefi using the official installer, no problem there, all works fine within windows, however if i try to boot from an alternative device it fails and i presume it restarts, then loads win10. As i wanted to investigate further, i entered uefi/bios pressing F2 key (i have the Fn disabled) and, after less than 15-20 seconds tops it crashed the uefi interface and rebooted. I disconnected all USB devices from the unit and tried again, to no avail. I will try with the HDMI cable off also, but before there were no issues if the hdmi cable was connected - there was no output to the tv (as i presume that is a function controlled in windows), but no crash either. Furthermore, battery was full and laptop plugged in the power outlet. This is a pretty important bug (hope the term is correct), because if i ever need to restore/reinstall windows i can not boot from usb. Finally, i ran all the tests in the Lenovo Diagnostics app and the result was 0 errors, so i presume the problem can be isolated to the uefi hardware or software. Thanks in advance for the solution.

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