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Ideapad 320 9.5mm dvd fit or not?

Q: Ideapad 320 9.5mm dvd fit or not?

Hi all, I have a friend who has purchased a Lenovo Ideapad but it hasn't an ODD. It has space for one though. I've looked up the Service Manaul and it states 9mm options. Will a 9.5mm dvd drive fit into this slot or does it need to be a 9mm dvd drive? Just the cost of a 9.5mm drive is only £13 odd, where as a 9mm drive is £23.





Thanks for any help in advance, Pete

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Hi ,         We purchased 3 lenovo ideapad 110-15ISK Laptops (ideapad). in that i installed windows 7 professional os. i am trying to incre,decrease screen brightness(fn+f11,fn+f12). but brightness control buttons not working. how to control brighness part.Now brightness is very high. Because of this brightness i am getting eye pain. So Please provide me solution for brightness control. my mail id : [email protected]  Thanks.  

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Hi
 
I got a 2nd hand Lenovo Ideapad 100S. It came with Win10 installed but had someone elses profile and data. 
(I am not sure if it originally had Win8.1 when it was shipped, there is no rollback option anymore)
 
My preference is to wipe the current installation completely by downloading Win10 and installing a clean copy off USB. 
 
I also usually prefer to delete all partitions, including recovery because future reinstallations can be done from scratch via USB. (I don't need the option of reinstalling from recovery partitions , the extra space is more important)
 
I see a warning in the user guide however .....
"Do not delete or modify the Recovery Partition on a WIMBoot-enabled computer. If the Recovery Partition is deleted or modified, you may not be able to restore Windows to the factory status. For computer models on which WIMBoot is enabled, deleting the Recovery Partition may cause Windows to fail to start. How can I determine whether the Windows running on my computer is WIMBoot enabled? WIMBoot technology is normally enabled on copies of Windows 10 Update running on SSD (or eMMC) -only computer models."
 
What is the best way to do this?

Install a clean copy and remove the partition by booting off a USB, or should I not do this?
Via Settings: settings > Recovery > Reset this PC > Remove everything, or
settings > Recovery > advanced startup > Reinstall from USB

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A:Ideapad 100s - Win10 clean installation on ideapad...

 Hi larrens , 
 
 
Welcome to the Community Forums. 
 
It's a good thing you posted first before proceeding with any clean installation. 
Not sure what the Machine Number is to verify the details and specifications of your system.
 
But if you have a pc with a Windows Image Boot (or WIMBoot) you may not want to choose a clean installation. 
This new deployment of installation is compressing part of a big OS file so that you can have an operating system that can only take small spaces intended for small storages (SSD).
 
Best option to wipe out previous owners profile is a have a fresh out of the box image is using the Puch button Factory reset (Novo key similar to Item 7 page 1). Simply shutdown the system and use the button to turn on, System Recovery option would provide One key recovery from initial backup to do it. 
 
WIM boot are usually created thru OEM depot authorized by Microsoft . DIY for WIMboot maybe a bit complicated.
Click on underlined links for further review. 
 
Hope this answered your query.
Update us. 
 
 
Regards

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Hi,
I have Lenovo Ideapad 300-15ISK type/model 80Q700DRSC.
I want to update BIOS, so I downloaded D5CN47WW. In text file it is written that this is BIOS for my computer.
Everything seems fine but when I execute BIOS exe file it says that this is BIOS for Lenovo Paris 300 notebook!
What Paris now? I tried to google but only can find Paris in France.
I am user of Lenovo notebooks for many years (from IBM ThinkPads to this days) but when txt Readme file said
this is update for your computer, it was! This is confusing for me so I cancelled update.
Can anybody explain this mistery?
Thanks in advance
 
Mod's Edit: System model added to the front of Subject line to improve visibility / clarity.
 
 

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Ho Comprato un'IdeaPad 100: il volume di dell'altoparlante e Basso RISPETTO un calcolatore di un altro Lenovo bis del calcolatore di Altre Marche, vorrei Sapere se Qualcuno ha LO STESSO Problema. Grazie.
 
Google translated from Italian to English......
 
I Bought un'IdeaPad 100 : the volume of the speaker and Basso RESPECT one computer to another computer in a Lenovo Other brands , I would like to know if anyone has the same problem . Thank you.
 
Mod's Edit:  Since this is an English forum you may get a better response by posting in English.  Readers have a tendency to avoid posting in threads which require translation.
 
Modifica del Mod : Dal momento che questo è un forum inglese si può ottenere una migliore risposta inviando in lingua inglese . I lettori hanno la tendenza ad evitare distacco in fili che necessitano di traduzione.

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,Comment proceder a l'ouverture du cache cd?
 
French to English translation.....
 
How to open the cd cache?
 
Mod's Edit: Google translated for benefit of English readers. Since this is an English forum, please post in English as it will ensure a better response. Thanks!
 

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Lenovo Ideapad 700 i5-6300 /  8GB RAM  / 500GB HDD / GTX950M ORLenovo Ideapad Y700 FX-8800P / 8GB RAM / 1TB HDD / Radeon R9 M380 4GBWhich one of those will perform better in GAMING? Does any of these two got GPU throttling problems?Which is best suited for a gamer?Thanks in advance. 

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I bought my Ideapad 310 in Dec 2016.Today, it's broken. The photos are attached. It is just broken when I open and close the laptop as usual, very gently. Feel not very good now. Could Lenovo fix it for me free? Where I can find a place to fix it? I live in Arlington, VA 22201. Thank you advance!

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Hello, I own an Ideapad 310 (80ST0025US) (AMD- A10-9600p). It comes with a 1TB Hard Drive and I want to update it to a SSD ( solid state drive) and I was wodering what's the max SDD capacity that this laptop can hold? I read that it supports up to 128SSD drive, is that true? What SSD should I buy? Thanks!

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why is my lenovo laptop only has 4gb i search the net but no one has a 4gb it all has 8gb mine is 4gb only how come, it only has 4gb but in the site has 8gb
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A:Ideapad 110 - ram 4gb only

Could you go into task manager, performance and post a screen shot of memory?You only have 1 memory slot It should be 8 GB.Also download CPU-z.http://www.cpuid.com/softwares/cpu-z.html Post a screen shot of the SPD tab and Memory tab. 

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I Buy new LENOVO IdeaPad 700-15 80RU00ADSC / Core i5 6300HQ, 8GB, 1000GB, GeForce GTX 950M, 15.6" and i read in forum of upgrade withs samsung SSD for m.2 slot but i can't buy specific so can you tell me does another ssd will work, something like this SSD 256.0 GB INTEL Series 600p SSDPEKKW256G7X1, M.2, 80mm, SATA 3 6Gb/s

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hi guys,

i have a lenovo ideapad u410
was very slow and problematic...tested the hdd which failed
replaced it with a new samsung
now when win 7 or 8 boots to start no harddrive is detected
the old drive boots...so this is weird to me
i have reset bios to defaults and have even tried another hdd
could this be a driver issue...i have never had to load drivers for hdd...but hey...theres always a first
 

A:Ideapad not seeing new hdd

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is it possible to run this laptop without the battery pack? my last laptop  had a removable battery but this model appears to be fixed? there are screw fixings but im not sure if these will detach anything, would welcome any information on this.when the battery is fully charged can the adapter remain plugged in? or should i remove it? i was wondering if there is a cut out for when full charge is reached or it just keeps charging as i use it, this is why removable battery packs were standard a few years ago and the laptop could run off the mains with the charger plugged in, i would rather do this than eventually have to replace a worn battery later on at more cost etc,thanks for your help in advance

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We have an exchange student from Spain.  He has a Lenove IdeaPad 100.  On some of his keys there are three options -- for example, on the 2 key, there is 2, @ and "   We have figured out how to type the 2, the @, but on his laptop [I'm using my laptop, not his to type this ], there is the option to use the quote symbol -- " But, we can't figure out what we need to do in order to get use of the "  (and other symbols when keys have 3 options).  I've attached a pic of the keyboard in hopes someone can help. Thank you!

























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Hi, I have been trying to install a fresh version of windows 7 64 bit on my laptop, but really getting nowhere. I copied the ISO on a USB flash drive using rufus: NTFS file system. My Setup configuration:USB Legacy - Enabled Boot Mode - Legacy SupportBoot Priority - Legacy FirstUSB Boot - Enabled On the Legacy options slightly lower down I see two option, SATA HDD and SATA ODD. I see nowhere to select USB drive as the boot option. When I enter boot menu my options are as follows: SATA HDD, SATA ODD, Windows boot manager with my SATA HDD name. I dont see a USB option to boot from? "Secure Boot" is an option mentioned in some forum posts, but I cannot find this option in my setup. Another thing I read was disabling USB from the boot exclusion list. This is another option I cannot find at all. The guide from lenovo site here https://support.lenovo.com/za/en/solutions/ht500207 shows a different BIOS menu that I see on my laptop. I just need a simple fix, why is this so complicated   

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I've bought a Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 15D in the summer of 2014, last year it was sent in warranty for problems at the battery (it wasn't turn on with the battery)After that they returned me the Computer I found that the touch wasn't work, I tried to restore it 'cause I don't wanna send him again in warranty (and now the warranty is expired).I also restore it again, but the touch doesn't work yet.Can I do something to repair it? I'm from Italy.PS: the computer say that there is the touch, that I can do the calibration, but if I touch the screen the PC don't find it.

A:IdeaPad Flex 15D

SmileSmoke wrote:
I've bought a Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 15D in the summer of 2014, last year it was sent in warranty for problems at the battery (it wasn't turn on with the battery)After that they returned me the Computer I found that the touch wasn't work, I tried to restore it 'cause I don't wanna send him again in warranty (and now the warranty is expired).I also restore it again, but the touch doesn't work yet.Can I do something to repair it? I'm from Italy.PS: the computer say that there is the touch, that I can do the calibration, but if I touch the screen the PC don't find it.

Hi SmileSmoke,
 
Have you contacted Lenovo Support and spoken to them about your situation? Did you contact them when the unit was returned to you to log the fault?
 
If you did for the second question then they should be able to help you and repair under warranty as it would be a failed repair.
 
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Ontem usei o meu notebook Lenovo Ideapad 320 normalmente... Quando fui desligar ele ficou muito tempo na tela "desligando" do windows, após isso ficou tudo preto, a tela desligou mas o notebook continua ligado, com as luzes acessas e com os barulhos normais de processamento.Não sei mais o que fazer para religar o notebook, a tela está toda preta e não tenho acesso a nada... Alguém por favor pode me ajudar?

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The title says it all, I was wondering what DAC and AMP chip the Lenovo Ideapad 510 uses.  I have the i7 7500u, nvidia 940mx, 256 gb ssd model if that changes anything I have a pair of audiotechnica athm40x and sennheiser hd558, the DAC and AMP in this laptop drives them really nicely, and I was wondering which one it was

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I recently bought the Ideapad 100 and as the audio is so terrible and I love music, I want to pair my bluetooth speaker to it. However I can't locate bluetooth on the machine. In settings > devices, there is no option. What do I need to do? If this machine doesn't have bluetooth, I'm going to have to return it as it's necessary. I didn't think they made machines without bluetooth nowadays!













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A:Ideapad 100. Where is the bluetooth?

Hello and welcome,
 
Bluetooth is listed as optional in the base specification although all the (North American) models I see have Bluetooth.
 
What's your MT-M (something like 80MH000XUS as a US example)?  That should let us verify that yours has BT.
 
Z.

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About once a day my new ideapad 320 restarts. This morning I was not touching the computer but listening to a song on YouTube when the computer restarted. Sometimes I am writing, and this causes me to lose part of the manuscript. Does anyone know why the Lenovo might initiate a restart on its own? Could it be related to Western Digital external-hard-drive backup, or some program?

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my ideapad was preloaded with windows 10 x64 home edition. i have purchased windows 10 x64 prof. i installed my new os in the ideapad using the changes made in bios. "Enter BIOS, open the Exit Menu. Set OS Optimized Defaults as disabled. Or go to the Boot tab. Set the Boot Mode to Legacy Support, then set USB Boot to Enabled"by the above mentioned method i clean installed windows 10 x64 prof by deleting all the partitions.now when i am trying to update the bios its not getting updated. i am getting error as bios is not in UEFI. in bios when i change to UEFI it stops in boot modehow to update mu bios? how to change to UEFI mode?

A:Lenovo ideapad 510 help

You didn't need to set the boot mode to Legacy Support, you should install it without legacy support, but install on the UEFI, so next time turn the legacy support OFF, and install the Windows on the UEFI. If you turn legacy off, it automatically should be UEFI

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my ideapad was preloaded with windows 10 x64 home edition. i have purchased windows 10 x64 prof. i installed my new os in the ideapad using the changes made in bios. "Enter BIOS, open the Exit Menu. Set OS Optimized Defaults as disabled. Or go to the Boot tab. Set the Boot Mode to Legacy Support, then set USB Boot to Enabled"by the above mentioned method i clean installed windows 10 x64 prof by deleting all the partitions.now when i am trying to update the bios its not getting updated. i am getting error as bios is not in UEFI. in bios when i change to UEFI it stops in boot modehow to update mu bios? how to change to UEFI mode?

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Hi. Where i can find information, what is the max RAM memory that can be handled by ideapad 100-15IBD 80QQ00GXPB ?

A:Lenovo ideapad 100 max RAM

Hi DdEoO, 
 
Welcome to the Community Forums.
 
As per specification from the hardware manual (page26), steps described on page 41:
DDR3L-1333 MHz/1600 MHz? 8 GB? SODIMM × 2 
 
This is the same as indicated from the product specification for the model:
8GB max / PC3-10600 1333MHz DDR3L, non-parity, one 204-pin SO-DIMM socket
 
Hope this help answer your query.
 
Regards

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