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My Computer WONT TURN ON!!! (IdeaPad 100s)

Q: My Computer WONT TURN ON!!! (IdeaPad 100s)

I was taking a 40 day break from my computer ending on Sunday, put it in the basket. I was going to test the bootup, and when i push power, no light turns on. When i plug the adapter in, i hear a very quiet buzz noise from inside the computer, and i push the power button, still nothing happens, no lights, no boot. Is my computer dead or what? I just got this for Christmas. Is their a way to fix it, i hear taking the battery and unplugging the adapter and holding the power button for 30-60 seconds works on some Lenovo models, but the battery is not accessible without me having to mess with screw drivers. I want to have a good working lenovo. Should i mail this in to Lenovo, or is their a way to fix manually. -Isaac Schaff

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Preferred Solution: My Computer WONT TURN ON!!! (IdeaPad 100s)

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A: My Computer WONT TURN ON!!! (IdeaPad 100s)

Hi Isaac,

Welcome to Lenovo Forums.

When you plug in the power cord the light for the AC adaptor doesn't turn on?

Hope this helps. Let me know your findings.

Regards,
Shashi

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Can anybody help me? Same problem here. I have just bought my first lenovo for my client ordering. When in the store they tested it all fine. But when I came home it cannot be turned on. I am very regret buying this stupid laptop!!!!! How can I give to my client a broken one??!! And who will believe there is any laptop broken on the first day??!! please help to solve this issue. I have tried all the solution and cannot found any resolution
 
Mod's Edit: Moved this post to its own thread and updated Subject line.
 

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I bought  lenovo ideapad 100s but  it wont  turn  on.. i chrged it and light on. But  when i pressed  the  power  button  still  dont  come up.  Please help  me.  Thank you
 
Mod's Edit: System model added to the front of Subject line to improve visibility / clarity.
 

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i sent my lenovo ideapad 100s- 11IBY in to the lenovo repair center for a diffrent preblem and it got fixed but ever scence i got it back it died and wont charge.

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My idea pad went off and not turning on, when I kept power plug and I hear small beep sound continuesly with 1 sec interval along with little zzzzz noise, if I keep close to ear. When I switch on power I don't see any lights on and screen alway off. thanks for any help!!

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My Ideapad 100s went through upgrades last night and this morning, it won't turn on.  I'm wondering if it crashed.

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 HI, I recenty bought the Ideapad 100s  and am generally satisfied with it. But sometimes (about 7 out of 10 attempts), laptop does not turn off when I shutdown the computer.That is, the power light (one next to the battery light) is still on. In fact, I know that the computer is really not turned off because the battery life goes down when that happens.  So I have to press the power button for about 15 sec to actually turn off the computer. And I do not think manually turning off the computer like that is not good.  What might be the problem and how can I fix it?Thanks, 

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Hi everyone, my 100s Ideapad recently had a charging issue where it won't charge unless you cram it in. So, I ordered a new charger off of Amazon with the same output voltage. However, when I plug the charger in, it doesn't show the charging light or turn on. I tried unplugging the battery and holding the button down, but it didn't work. The gold part inside the charging port is loose, I think that's what's wrong. Does anyone have any fixes?

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After Windows 10 aniversary update, cant turn off IdeaPad 100s. Windows Icon, press turn off. Screen goes off after while, but the white LED is still on. Next day battery is empty. Charge battery Turn on and off. Same story. Have to press on/off button for few seconds so the LED goes off. How is it possible that I cant turn off this laptop after Windows 10 Aniversary update. Should I restore it or what should I do. Because I dont want to turn off everytime by pressing on/off button for few seconds. As I can see, Im not the only person with this issue. And please dont teal me to take out the battery ?
 
Mod's Edit: Additional information added to Subject line for clarity of issue.
 

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I have an Lenovo Ideapad 100s but it won't turn on. I´ve tried the procedure below but it don't work.1. Unplug the charger / adapter. 2. Press and hold the Power Button for 15 seconds. 3. Plug in the charger / adapter and try powering up the system to see if the problem was resolved. I tried many times. What do I have to do?!

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I charged my ideapad100s last night and forget to remove the charger. I only removed the charger in the morning. The thing it doesn't tourn ON but the power light is ON.


























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The kids let their laptop run all the way down, and now we can't get it to boot back up. It's been plugged in and the battery light is on, going from orange to white, but otherwise there's no sign of life at all. No noise, no screen flicker, etc.
 
I've read through posts describing similar problems and seen suggestions to remove the battery, but this unit doesn't have a removable battery. I've also seen various suggestions to hold down the power button while unplugged or try the Novo button, and have tried both with no luck.
 
Is there any other way to bring this brick back to life?

A:IdeaPad 100S: won't turn on (but battery light is on)

Hi smcindoe,
 
Welcome to the Community Forums.
 
I would encourage you calling in technical support for inwarranty repair.
The hardware manual here do offer power checkout guide (page 21-22) to help isolate the ac charger but since it can charge the battery from purple to white, then internal parts should be checked further.
 
I hope this helps you on how to proceed.
Update us how it goes best for you.
 
Regards
 

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Please help! It won't charge! It won't turn on! I desperately need it to work! Any suggestions??? 

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I haven't used my chromebook for about 3 days. It was probably completely dead. I went to turn it on and the screen was white. I hit the power button and it shut off. When I tried to turn it back on, nothing. I plugged it in and the orange charging light came on. Still nothing. Let it charge overnight until the green fully charged light came on. Nothing. I've tried holding the refresh and power buttons as well as the esc, refresh, and power buttons. I've tried unplugging it and holding the power button down and then plugging it back in. Still nothing. There is no external battery. Any suggestions? Thanks! 

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I purchased this Ideapad 100s-14IBR brand new last fall, but this is my very first time opening it up and trying to cut it on. It's been in the bag for several months until today. It has been plugged in for over 3 hours now. The charge light comes on. When I press the power button, that light also cuts on. Still, no matter how many times reset with the power button, the computer will not cut on. Nothing on the screen and it doesn't even make any noises. Any help would be appreciated. Thanks

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Hi, I have had my Ideapad for about a month now and it doesnt seem to turn on. The white charging LED is on when connected to A/C and I can hear the fan come on, the screen flickers when i press the power button, but then after a minute or so everything powers down before I even make it to the lenovo or windows login screens. No sign of bios. I have read somewhere that i could try to take out the battery and start up the laptop without it, to try and clear static charge, but i'm not keen to take it all apart before I get some advice! James

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My lenovo laptop will not power up!! I just got it in march and This morning i unplug it and when i press the power button it lights up for about 2 seconds then shuts off again i dont know what to do i dont want to lose it. It was alot of money please help me fix this problem.Thanks

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Hi,My ideapad wont turn onI was using it just last night and today it wont turn on ( i'd press tge power button and it wont do anything )I connected it to the charger but all that it would do is light up the charge indicator.I'd like to get it fixed. Thank you, Jazzmin G

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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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Here is a video that details better the behavior of the laptop, all it does flicking in the screen, wont boot up windows at all.

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I googled for some time and could find solutions without using screw drivers as this has built in battery. I got this laptop like a month ago. its working fine on day 1 but the following days, I cant turn it on without using charger even though the battery is 100% charged. When on battery, it wont turn on. Then I plug in the charger and tried to turn on but it wont start. The plug in light is on. And I would need to wait for around 30 minutes to try to turn on again. When turning on it would show something like this. Sometimes, the screen would blink in dark green and I can hear the starting up sound repeatedly but it just wont start. Anyone can help with solutions without the need to open the laptop as I have no clue to do that? Thanks in advance

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Hello,  After 4 and a half months of not being able to use my laptop, I'm getting very frustrated about my brand new lenovo laptop. I bought my lenovo ideapad 700 in Germany in August (240V). I left in September for a year abroad in Japan and used my laptop on the first few days until the battery went down. After that I tried to turn the laptop back on again but nothing worked: no lights, no reaction, nothing. I was using an adapter to conevert the voltage of Germany to japan's voltage (100V). I tried with different chargers, adapters - I tried everything. I even went to a computer store here in japan but even the guy in the computer store did not know what was the problem. I also tried to unplug the battery (from the motherboard, I didn't actually screw it out) and held the power button for at least 30 seconds and tried to turn it on again - still nothing. I tried everything I could think of and with everyday, my frustration and disappointment in lenovo gets bigger. Please, I just want to use my laptop, help me..  Desperate regards,Robin 

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Plss.help my lenovo ideapad 110-14ibr wont turn on after the battery ran out.

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I have an older Ideapad z570, it made a popping sound and it won't power up now either.  I ordered a replacement adapter from lenovo thinking that was the issue as the light on the adapter was not coming on when it was plugged in.
 
After reading some of these boards, it appears I might have an issue with the mother board.  I would like to see abou getting it replaced, but there are no repair centers close to me, and I cannot find any information on Lenovo's webiste as to who I can contact or where I can send it.
And information to this end would  be greatly appreciated.  Sorry to tack on to this thread, but seemed silly to create another one for the same issue.
 
Thanks,
 
Mod's Edit: Since your issue involves a different model it was moved to its own thread in the correct forum in the Lenovo Z series notebook.
 
 

A:Lenovo ideapad Z570 wont turn on! Nothing works!!

Welcome to the Lenovo Community !
 
Sorry to hear of the problem you are experiencing.  You can contact Lenovo Support at the phone number I have listed below or visit a local Best Buy store.  Most Best Buys are authorized Lenovo repair centers and they should be able to assist you.  Since your warranty is probably expired,  you can also take your laptop to any repair center that a friend or family member may recommend.
 
Lenovo Support - USA1-877-453-668624 hours a day 7 days / week

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Hi,So just last day i had some blue screen on my pc cuz of some problem so i tried to reinstall the windows and i install a windows 7 x64  without problem and then i tried to install drivers all drivers were fine but when i started to install the BioS.when i started to install bios i just let the installation Goes and i go to eat something and when i went back i hear a huge fan sound and screen turn down and everytime i turn it on its just like that again huge fan sound and no screen shows up and even i tried and put the battery down and started without it but still no screen turn up no boot no bios just black screen and huge sound of fanif there is a solution i will be so happy to hear it ThX <3

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hello everyone, I am hoping someone can help me with my laptop situation. Its a Lenovo Yoga 900-13ISK Laptop (ideapad), I have had it for 3 months. I shut it down Saturday and then minutes after the display had gone off I noticed the power button light was still on. I tried to restart it and no response. pressed for long trying to shut it off (this works on my Lenovo thinkpad from work) and still no response. Its now been almost 48 hours the power button light is still on and machine wont start. The machine has not been connected to charger since saturday shutdown. Since the battery is encased in the laptop I cannot open it without voiding the warranty. I bought the machine in US and because of work I am now in Europe cannot take it back to Lenovo US. Anyone have a solution for me?

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hello everyone, I am hoping someone can help me with my laptop situation. Its a Lenovo Yoga 900-13ISK Laptop (ideapad), I have had it for 3 months. I shut it down Saturday and then minutes after the display had gone off I noticed the power button light was still on. I tried to restart it and no response. pressed for long trying to shut it off (this works on my Lenovo thinkpad from work) and still no response. Its now been almost 48 hours the power button light is still on and machine wont start. The machine has not been connected to charger since saturday shutdown. Since the battery is encased in the laptop I cannot open it without voiding the warranty. I bought the machine in US and because of work I am now in Europe cannot take it back to Lenovo US. Anyone have a solution for me?

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Plss.help my lenovo ideapad 110-14ibr wont turn on after the battery ran out.

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The screw for my RAM cover is stuck and wont turn... Also is there 1 slot in this system or two, because somewhere it says there are two slots one with a soldered 4GB stick in it, and an empty slot... other sources say there is only one slot...  

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My lenovo ideapad s110 won't turn on when i press the power button. But when I press the quickstart button it powers on. And this only happens when I do not have the battery adapter plugged on. When it is plugged the power button works. WHat could be the problem in here?













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A:Help!My ideapad s110 wont turn on if I press the power button

Hi 
 
Welcome In Lenovo Forums
 
I would recommend if you can follow the below steps and i hope the issue will be solved 
 
1- power off the machine and plug out the battery and connect the charger 
2- hold the power button down for 15 sec
3- turn the machine on from the power button in any condition and test if it fixed or not
 
Please let me know if the issue still exist 
 
Thanks
Alaa





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my lonove idea pad 100-15IBY JUST WONT TURN ON, there are 2 lights flashing on the laptop indicating that it is in sleep mode, when i plug the charger the charge light indcates that it is charging. if i press the power button the light goes into a solid state for a few seconds and then it just goes back to flasing again. i have have removed the internal battery hoping it will reboot nothing, i have tried to use the one key recovery button located on the side, but nothing. i have removed rams, CMOS BATTERY BUT NOTHING.  the laptop is out of warranty and i rally need it to work, i am a student and dont have much money to fix it, i use this laptop on a daily basis and my work is now stuck on it pls help...

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Hi, I have recently recieved my HP Split X2 back from HP last week because the docking station would charge but the computer would not and now it's the opposite. I turned on my computer it was working fine, I plug it in to charge and i notice that the battery icon didnt change to charging so i unplugged it and plugged it back in and nothing so i undock the computer and that charges just fine i place it back and next thing i know it shuts off on me. i press the power button and nothing but when I hold it down the Windows button on the computer stays glowing if i continue to hold the power button and if i undock it the led light is red. Also if i have it plugged it the windows button will flash 4 times and on the 4th time itll stay lit up until i release it I just got my computer back and  it's acting up again i would really appreciate a way to fix this 

A:Docking station wont charge computer wont turn on

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Does anyone have the same issue.Please advise.On IdeaPad I try to boot from CD or USB, and it says: No boot devices found !Secure Boot is disabled 

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I have a 100s 11.6 and, of course, the memory is full.  Almost instantly.  I bought a 64gb card for it but when I go into disk management and try to delete the D partition, all 3 choices are greyed out.  Do the same with C partition and the only choice is Shrink Volume.  Is there a work-around ?? Also, reading online, all I've read says the memory is soldered in on my model.  When I pulled the back off it, I see that the boards are plugged in.  I'd be real pleased if I could buy a larger capacity board to install.  Is that possible ??  Barring any of the above, I can manually copy and paste individual files from C drive to D drive to make a bit more room on C, but not sure which ones are safe to do so or how to go about it without messing up my OS.  Yah, I'm a newbie at this stuff and need hand-hold assistance. Thanks in advance.

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Hi. Yesterday while i was typing my screen went all white then i held the power button for 5 seconds to turn it off. When i tried to open it again, it just won't turn on. The power button lit up but the screen won't turn on. Please help. Thank you

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Unlike other laptops I've had which were able to run without the battery even in the laptop, i.e. Only plugged in, my laptop requires some level of charging before even turning on when plugged in.  is this normal or is there a setting to allow the device to turn on when plugged in. Quite a pain having to wait for it to re charge, isn't that the point of corded use? Also it seems to die pretty quickly and even when put to sleep when closed fizzles out quickly. Again is this normal?

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I loved the size and price point of the Lenovo Ideapad 100S. However, of course because it only came with 30GB of hard drive space, Windows 10 basically maxed it out immediately. So, tonight I just tried to do something about it. I purchased a Samsung M.2 SSD 256 GB. I have a screenshot and I really think I installed it right. I just can't figure out how to get the bios to recognize it. Disk management doesn't show it at all. I rebooted into bios and reset defaults and restarted to no avail. What did I do wrong here? Is it just that the Ideapad can't recognize this particular M.2 SSD? Please see the screenshot I have attached. Any suggestions on how to get the bios to recognize this? Thank you ever so much for any suggestions! -Tom Tobey - Fort Wayne, USA

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Hi, I have an ideapad 100s with Emmc. I delete all partition and now when I try to install windows it give me error.How to install windows in clear Emmc disk  ???Sorry for my english but I'm an italian boy.

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I've been given a Lenovo Ideapad 100S-11IBY.It doesn't boot and the drive is empty, completey blank.I've tried making Windows 7 and Windows 10 USB boot disks but they dont show in the boot manager, and I've disabled/enabled secure boot in the bios to rule that out too. There must be a way to boot from a Windows disk to reinstall the OS  

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I am facing issues with my new ideapad 100s spacebar key.Pressing the sides of the long spacebar key does not trigger a "space". I have to press hard in the center of the spacebar to get a "space". Is this a design issue or my spacebar techincal issue?Do you face the same problem? It makes my typing very difficult.

A:Ideapad 100S Spacebar Key

Hi!I just now identified the same problem. (Idepad 100S white 32GB)Please let me know if you find any solution. Regards,Bálint

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After Windows 10 aniversary update, cant turn off IdeaPad 100s. Windows Icon, press turn off. Screen goes off after while, but the white LED is still on. Next day battery is empty. Charge battery Turn on and off. Same story. Have to press on/off button for few seconds so the LED goes off. How is it possible that I cant turn off this laptop after Windows 10 Aniversary update. Should I restore it or what should I do. Because I dont want to turn off everytime by pressing on/off button for few seconds. As I can see, Im not the only person with this issue. And please dont teal me to take out the battery ?

A:Lenovo IdeaPad 100s

I have recently purchased following Model - (Lenovo Ideapad 100 Core i3 - (4 GB/500 GB HDD/DOS) 80QQ001XIH IP 100- 15IBD Notebook), Its camera is not working, I hv tried camera drivers but not working, can anyone help me out.

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Can I leave my ideapad 100s plugged in over night? Longer? Or do I need to stay with it and unplug it the moment it is at 100% to prevent damage to the battery? 

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When I plug in the charger to the computer it show plugged in, charging but the percentage didn't increase at all. It work normally if I pluging in. The battary is now only 9%.

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i bought second hand ideapad 100s now i waz trying to reinstall os which was windows 10 now a deleted partition now if says no bootable media it doesnt even detect the memory stick with os also it doesnt even give me the option to set the bios to legasy

help plz

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