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Q: Lenovo Ideapad 100-15ibd nVidia cant find nVidia c...

So I just bought this laptop, and I installed windows 7, and it should have Intel HD Graphics 5500 + nVidia Geforce 920M 1GB. However, I cant find nVidia Geforce, and when I try to install driver, it says that driver cant find the hardware. Also, when I open device manager, I do not have nVidia under Display adapters section, only Intel HD Graphics 5500. Anyone knows whats up here? I have seen many solutions that involve changing .inf files but I cant even see the nVidia so that does not work for me.

























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Hello. I've bought a Lenovo Ideapad 310, with these specifications:- Intel Core i7 6600U 2.50 GHz- 8GB RAM DDR4- 1 TB HDD- Nvidia GeForce 920MX 2GB DDR3I don't even have 20 days of use, But since the first running of a game (CS:GO) i am having problems with the 920MX.While running a game, the frequency goes down without any apparent reason.This happens with any game.I've already changed the Windows Energy Plan to "High Performance".I've already changed the NVidia Energy Plan to "High Performance" too.You can see what happens and analyze by your own with that pictures when i run a benchmark and monitor the frequencies and temperature. It looks like the system doesn't allows the computer to high up the temperature more than 61°C and lows the performance. But this is ridiculous.Starting Performance (Frequency changes between 800 ~ 900, which was supposed to run all the time)A few moments later just LOCKS on 405 and 324. And doesn't change.Backs to high frequency in two seconds but goes down again later (And the same happens in a lowest graphics quality in the benchmark)Please help me!! *PS: Sorry for any grammar errors. I'm brazilian and not so much advanced on English.

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Hi, I am using windows 10 on my Laptop Lenovo IdeaPad 520-15IKBand I can't install the nvidia driver not with windows update, not with system update, i tried installing it manualy. It gets stuck at system check. When i go to device manager it only shows the Intel graphic card. What do i do?

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Hi, having formatted the PC, with windows 10 original, I would need the original theme of lenovo ideapad 100-15IBD (I do not mean the background but the theme itself and how to install it permanently in the PC) and additionally, the stock app of lenovo. Thank you very much kind regards!

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Good evening, It's more about notifying (and perhaps helping other people): using latest NVidia from Lenovo on an Ideapad Y700-15ISK (GeForce GTX 960M) gives poor performances with Windows 10 Creators Fall Update on old games such as Wolfenstein Enemy Territory or Sven-Co-Op; I had an older build before and it was running well.Updating to latest NVidia drivers through GeForce Experience, fixed.Had stable 125 FPS (with Lenovo drivers from October 2016), after Creators with Lenovo 25-40 FPS, and now again 125 FPS with latest non-Lenovo NVidia drivers.

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have got new lenovo ideapad 305 15ibd windows 10 week agoand when i was resiting it i have shutdown it by mistakenow laptop wont start windowsand i try to boot from usb and wont let me i have try to change bios bot from uefi to legacy support first and it wont read from usb it say ....this product is coveret by one or more of the following patents us6,570,884,  us6,115,776 and us6,327,625

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Hi guys. I have a Lenovo laptop. I tried to clean the fan from gpu and then I turned the laptop on, without the fan plugged, and my pc have died for some hours. After that, it was running hard, and I reinstalled the windows. That didn't helped. I installed the drivers and it didn't found my NVIDIA 920m gpu. I think it's from the motherboard. That means it have to be replaced? Thanks. Sorry for my bad english.

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Hello guys,I bought an LenovoIdeapad 100-15IBD and I want to install Windows XP like OS on it. The main problem it's that when the boot installer it's started I received the following error: The BIOS in this system is not fully ACPI compliant Stop 0x000000A5 " I tried all settings from BIOS, I tried also with a lot of Windows XP versions and nothing. I updated also the BIOS version to the latest one.  What I can do to solve this problem because I need this OS for some old software tools?  Thank you ! 

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Hello,my nvidia 920m gpu core and memory frequency is lower than it should.Core clock :135mhzmemory clock :324mhzPlease help me!!! 

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Hi !i need to know if i can upgrade Ram to 8Gb i it possible My Specs : Intel core i3 2.0Ghz . Intel HD Graphic 5500 . Ram 4Gb ( see attachment )    Please i need to know ( if ) i can upgrade ram or no + what ram type i can use for upgrade ( if i can upgrade it ) My Regards .

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Hi, i recently bought a laptop lenovo ideapad 100 ,everything went fine until today when i shut it down by keeping pressed the power button , now the laptop won't start . I can see the power and charging light turned on but no fan noise and everithing is turned off.

A:Lenovo ideapad 100-15IBD won't start

Now i can hear the fan sometimes and other noises, it showed me once the lenovo start up screen but then it died again . Anyone have any other ideas?I tryed one key recovery and i forgot to mention that my windows 10 had a upgrade last night .

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I was wondering if anyone has upgraded or swapped out their hdd for a solid state drive on the Ideapad 305 15IBD? My specific model number is 80NJ00F5UK, I have been able to find an mSata ssd drive which says its compatible with the 305 IBD, but not the exact model number above.  To be honest Im pretty happy with the performance of the 1TB hdd that i have but just want to confirm whether its possible or not to swap out for an ssd if I wanted to in the future.  The main reason would be to squeeze a bit more battery life, as its one area where the laptop is a bit weak. mSata SSDhttps://www.ipc-computer.eu/notebook-spareparts/lenovo/300-serie/ideapad-305-15ibd-80nj005j/hdd-12

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Hello Lenovo community.I have purchased a Lenovo Ideapad 100-15ibd with :- Intel Core i5 5200u 2.7 gHz- 4 GB RAM- nVidia 920mI have already upgraded from 4 to 8 GB of RAM ( which is the highest value supported by this processor ) and now i want to upgrade 2 more things. 1. Buy a SSD.2. Install an eGPU.I want to install GTX 1050 TI 4GB and 128 bit on this laptop but i was not sure if this will work as good as i was thinking.I want to know if the GTX 1050 TI 4GB 128 bit is supported by this laptop and if i can install it with that eGPU adapter which is placed in the Wi Fi place. Not thunderbolt. Should i do this upgrade? If i shouldn't upgrade to this graphic card, there is another model better for my laptop ? Thank you! 

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I've instaled Windows 7 X64 and everything works fine except the camera. I tryed to install recomended drivers for this moment but it showed me the message "No appropriate driver has been instaled for your system". After that I tried Lenovo easy cam driver but nothing happend. Next step was going into the Bios and enable it the camera from there but I couldn't find the camera there in my configuration setings. I have readed this forum to find solution for my problem but nothing works for me.There is any other way to solve my problem?

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I've tried reinstalling windows, updating bios, updating windows and drivers. Can't change screen brightness. Using windows 7.

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I bought a Lenovo IdeaPad 100-15IBD a few days ago, and after a series of problems that I manage to fix, I woke up this morning to find out that my keyboard and touchpad are not working. Last night (about 9 hours ago) it was working fine. Anyone have any idea how can I fix this?

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Hi, I have a problem with an ideapad100 laptop which were recently bought from local retailer. I downloaded all all relevant drivers for this model for Windows 7 Home 64bit. I'm unable to install almost none of them. Here are some of the errors I'm getting:"This BIOS is only for Lenovo 100-14/15IBD. Your macine does not match with this BIOS." - BIOS"No appropriate driver to be installed" - LAN Driver"NVIDIA Installer cannot continue. This graphics driver could not find compatible graphics hardware" - Nvidia VGA Driver"Error 1935" - OneKey Optimizer"This computer does not meet the minimum requirements for installing this software" - Intel VGA Driver"Could not find the device for this driver" - Conexant Audio Driver KB2685811 was fineRealtek LAN was fine Is it possible that they sold a laptop with wrong parts? Or do you have any other ideas? Thanks

A:Lenovo 100-15IBD Laptop (ideapad) - can't install ...

Had the same problem. Tried to install Win7 in  hope of making the HDMI output project my screen on external monitor, but gave up as got the same error messages as you did. Then installed Win 8.1 and made the external screen work...for about 5 minutes. Then installed Win 10 but external screen still ot working, tried at least 4 different VGA drivers, updated BIOS, etc. My conclusion is that there are serious driver issues with this laptop, Win 7 do not even bother trying.  Try Win 8.1 or 10 and let me know if you can use HDMI to project screen ,and the driver version you use! Thanks

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I think my laptop overheats because:When i play weak games like "Live For Speed", "Gun Rocket", "Polarity", etc, the GPU says it is at 90-93C... I'm always using V-Sync or just locking the fps to 60 because i was thinking it will help me...I updated BIOS because i was thinking it was because it was outdated but that doesn't helped me...Is that normal? If no, then if there is solution to fix it or only service can help me?

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lenovo ideapad 100-15ibdme dice el administrador de dispositivos que ese dispositivo desconocido es la  "Controladora integrada compatible con Microsoft ACPI" Estoy con Windows 7 de 64 bits. He instalado todos los drivers de la página:http://support.lenovo.com/es/es/products/Laptops-and-netbooks/100-series/100-15ibd?linkTrack=GPS%253... especialmente los de la zona chipset porque creo que viene de ahí pero sigue igual. Alguien me ayuda? gracias.

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Hi , please have anyone faced such this  ploblem with this version as i can't extend or duplicate my desktop screen , i'm using windown 10 with tha latest VGA driver update .i bought an adaptor HDMI to VGA but the screen gives me no signal , although it works fine on another laptop. 

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Hello, please is there a possibility to remove battery from Lenovo Ideapad 100-15ibd laptop without opening it? To keep it connected to adapter, when I dont need it to be connected to battery?Thank you










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A:Lenovo Ideapad 100-15ibd - Battery removal

Good day.
 
Opening up the machine will be required. Please see pgs 32-38 of your hardware manual:
https://download.lenovo.com/consumer/mobiles_pub/ideapad_100_15_ibd_hmm_201508.pdf
 
Hope this helps.
Regards.

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Good evening. Can somebody tell me how much memory slots inside notebook Lenovo Ideapad 100-15IBD (80QQ004GFR) ? In service manual written "SODIMM × 2" (page 26, viewer page 30). Same time in many internet shops written that it's only 1 slot on motherboard.










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A:How much memory slots in Lenovo Ideapad 100-15IBD ...

it's a lenovo forum on com domain. There is no people from lenovo?

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Hi, For some reason after latest shutdown my wifi adapter just stopped working. And I dont see anyone have similar issue previously here, and I cannot figure out why adapter is like switched off, but Ideapad 100 does not have phisical wifi adapter switch to turn it of. So here is what I've tried/checked (using Win7 Ult x64 btw): Adapter is enabledDisable/Enable to adapterReinstall of all network adaptersUninstall of wifi adapter+driver removal, clean apater install with new driver from lenovo homepageTurn it off and on in BIOSCheched that WLAN service is starting automaticallyThought that maybe I have flight mode on (btw there is no pop-up msg that would inform in win7 if you tur it on and off), so I've played with that so far that I even disabled hotkeys in BIOS to be sure that I tur it on or off with some of action. Disabled option in adapter that PC can turn it offRollback For now Im out of ideas, what else I can check. Basically apater acts like it has been phisically turned off, but my pc does not have switch to tur it off, so I cannot figure out how to turn it on. Next step I can see is only format and clean install, but I badly dont want to do it. Hope someone has an idea what has happened there and get my wifi adapter back to life.

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hi.I 've downloaded bios update from this site and update but this update make problem for me .... my laptop Esc key not working anywhere. in game not working.. in bios setting not working .. in bot menu not working... please help for downgrade or new version of bios

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Hi, I have lost a WIFI connection, it means, the driver just gone, there is no WIFI adapted anymore, just LAN. I have tried to reinstall Realtec WLAN adapter driver ( RTL8723BG ) but with no success - error after installing. Any idea how to solve this issue ? Thank you Arek





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Hello all. I was just hoping someone might have experienced this or had a software solution. I've reinstalled the sound drivers and run one of those lenovo comprehensive hardware checks and the troubleshooting and nothing has worked. Sound works fine when I plug in headphones. I'm just hoping it's not a hardware issue cause the nearest service center is 100+ miles from me and I'm going back to school this upcoming week. 

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I've just bought a Lenovo Ideapad 100-15IBD and I cannot find a way to turn the keyboard backlight.I tried Fn + Spacebar but therewas no responce.Is anothere way to turn it on or that attribute is not supported from my model?

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I would like to know if this laptop is able to see the 5ghz wireless signal. version with i5 5200 u 8gb ram 500 gb hard disk and nvidia 520

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Hello All, I have bought a LENOVO IdeaPad 100-15IBD andd I have updated everything it is windows 10 and the Intel core i5 version. First booting up and shutting down went fine. Now when I try to shut it down now the screen turns black, but the power button keeps burning and every 5 seconds I hear two hard clicking noises and then it shuts down after 20 seconds. Can anybody help me and give me advice on how to stop it from making these noises? I already checked but there is nothing blocking my fan. Thank you in advance! Kind regards, Gary von Havel.

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When I play games the heat increase dramaticaly. I have installed OneKey Optimizer, so I can use the dust removal to increase the fan speed, it cools down the laptop, but it isnt practical.  I have not find other solution for this heat problem yet, other programs doesnt work. Please help.Windows 8.1 is installed on my laptop.Sorry for bad english, still learning.

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Hola a todos, hace algo más de 6 años he comprado un Lenuvo Ideapad U410 , el cual me ha gustado mucho, resulta que tuve un problema que involucró cambio de HDD, pero ahora tengo otro problema que realmente quisiera solucionar y no he encontrado nada en la web, mi laptop tienen 2 tarjetas gráficas, un Intel y una Nvidia Gt 610m, la cual debo admitirlo es genial, pero las últimas veces que intenté Jugar LOL en la laptop me corrió super lento y además se bloqueaba el equipo. Luego de que se me dañara el HDD y comprara uno  nuevo de marca Toshiba, cuando intenté instalar el driver de Nvidia, la pantalla me salía azul con negro, como si fueran cuadros irregulares,  y luego de eso la laptop hacía un ruido como un crig y se reiniciaba, la solución era eliminar el driver. En el administrador de dispositivos aprarecen las 2 tarjetas, pero la Nvidia aparece como controlador básico de vga, y al darle click derecho me indica que tiene un fallo.Al punto al que voy, ésta clase de laptops tiene la gt integrada o se puede cambiar en caso de daño, y sí la respuesta es afirmativa, que Nvidia le debería ponerle.Que debo hacer ahora con la laptop, les agradezco la ayuda

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My Yoga 500 ideapad totally loses it when I plug it into power. The CPU slows down imidiately and runs at 100% usage every time I make an action (opens Chrome takes like 30 seconds). In Speccy, I can see, that the CPU runs at a speed of approx. 500 Mhz (Core speed). If I unplug the laptop, the speed goes up to like 1,9 Ghz when I opens chrome (chrome opens instantly) and CPU usage maxes out at 40% or so. I can now close Chrome, plug in the laptop once again, and if I open chrome now,it maxes out at 500 Mhz speed with 100% CPU usage. I have just completely reinstalled windows (10, 64 bit) hoping that this would solve the problem. But it haven'tI have downloaded ALL the drivers and software possible from Lenovos own support page for my laptop, I have ran numerous tests from Lenovo, and other thirdparty applications, no one in which finds any problems. What should I do? I have done everything in my power to try and fix this problem. I have tried every possibly advanced power options, I have even changed the "when plugged in" power options to match the "on battery" ones, but without any change in performance. I cannot figure out, if this is a problem with my power supply? Or the CPU itself? And no tests suggests any problems...  Anyone able to help me out with troubleshooting? (Yes, I have restarted multiple times, I have updated everything in windows update and drivers using Lenovo support page and a third party driver update software (driverbooster from... Read more

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Hi all, Recently i got my Windows 10 Display driver corrupted and I had to go for Windows 7 64 bit. After the fresh installation I am unable to reduce brightness using keyboard function keys. My laptop is in Lenovo Ideapad 100 15IBD. I tried installing Intel Display driver but its crashing after i restart as in the display wont come up, it a complete blank screen, again i had to reinstall OS. Tried enabling hotkey in BIOS, still no luck. Can anyone please help me how to resolve this issue as my brightness is on 100% now and it very annoying and strenuous. Please help. ThanksRohit

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Hello All, I have a problem with my new Ideapad 100-15IBD that I received today. Wireless or Ethernet connection is horribly slow - I have 50Mb/s connection and laptop is using 4-5Mb/s max (just to mention even Chrome download takes about an hour with this connection speed/quality). I have it with W10, but also formatted and installed W7 to check, if maybe it's faulty Realtek drivers (I tried both from Lenovo Support website and Realtek ones). On both versions of Windows the problem occurs. I am now back to W10, so it's as fresh as it gets. I tried different settings of Network Card, tried looking through forums about similar problems, but can't find anything, so I was wondering if anyone, preferably Support Team, has any tips or ideas why it's like this. The Network adapters I see are:Bluetooth devices x2 (not important for me at this point I believe)Realtek PCIe FE Family Controller (tried meddling with this one, now working on default as it's fresh installation)Realted RTL8723BE Wireless LAN 802.11n PCI-E NICI of course got it from retail, it's brand new, so I do not see how it could be broken already (talking about network adapter), so I thought that it's maybe software problem? Also - I noticed it's working even worse on 802.11n only than mixed. Thanks for any tips,c. PS. Sorry for my English, I'm not native speaker (Polish).

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Hi, Wondering if anyone would have an idea WHY the camera light is constantly on, not recognized by Windows 10. Reinstalled Windows 2-3 times still a problem.Camera light is ALWAYS ON No Image part under Device Manager                 Had a microsoft post on and the help is thrwing solution left and right and NOTHING is working :https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_10-hardware/windows-10-killed-my-camera-ho... Any insights?

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Didn't realize the laptop was unplugged and went completely dead sitting there for a month. Went to plug in to power up and nothing. Thought maybe cat chewed on charger cable and tested it and was only pulling 4v vs the 20v it's supposed to but tried new charger that Lenovo sent and still nothing. I've heard battery could be un-chargeable if left to completely die and sit for a while but still don't get why laptop won't boot up when plugged in.  Am I dealing with something else internal in addition to a dead battery? 

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I'm trying to run the newest Doom game on a Yoga 13 ideapad and keep getting errors.  I believe the problem is the graphics card.  I tried downloading the latest from Nvidia but when I install it I get an "installer cannot continue" message.  After some googling it seems to me that my computer doesn't allow any other graphics card than the Intell HD that it shipped with, but this card is incompatible with what Doom runs on.  I could be wrong about any of this because I am not at all a techie person and just struggling to figure out what's going on.   Anyway, so lately I've been trying to find some way to get Nvidia to install and run as my graphics card or driver.  I've seen some instructions on how to edit some file manually and it's extremely confusing, and I tried it but I'm pretty sure I didn't do it right, so I'm trying to find some other way to do this.  Is it even possible to run Doom on this computer, or does the graphics card just make it completely impossible?

A:Getting Nvidia to work on a Yoga ideapad.

You do not have a Nvidia card, so stop trying to install a Nvidia driver! Your computer does not have a video card.  The graphics (Intel 520 or 540) is integrated on the motherboard.  You will not be able to buy/install a Nvidia card.  

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I've been searching for an answer to this for a while but I haven't found it. Sorry if this has already been resolved... Earlier in the year I bought an Ideapad Y50-70, but I couldn't manage to install the graphics driver to the NVIDIA 960 graphics card it had. I waited a few months and tried installing all the new driver updates since then, but all gave the same result.After the installation finishes and I restart the computer, it won't start up- it gives me a black screen after the windows logo, which doesn't change even if I leave it for a long time. Usually I can't get it to start up again until I do a recovery to the point before I installed the driver.Once I somehow got the computer to start without doing a recovery, but it still didn't behave normally- it kept freezing no matter what I clicked, and when I finally made it onto the driver control panel, it wouldn't load properly. After that, when I restarted the computer a second time it went back to giving me the black screen. I figured that waiting for further driver updates wouldn't help my case, unless they do what they did with the GTX 860 and make a hotfix driver, which they don't seem to be doing. I use Windows 7, but if I have to install a different version to get my graphics card to work I would. Any help on this would be appreciated. I bought this laptop for the graphics card after all, and right now I can't use it at all. Thanks  

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Hi all, I have just received an Ideapad 310-15ISK with Nvidia 920M graphics card.The operational system is Windows 7 Enterprise.  I have installed the latest Nvidia driver: "376.33-notebook-win8-win7-64bit-international-whql".The problem is if I want to run an application that uses this video card (and not the default Intel), I receive a blue screen with graphics card problem and the machine freezes.  Is it a hardware issue and should I send it back?? Thanks! 

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I have just bought an Ideapad 510 with an Nvidia GeForce 940MX video card and installed Widows 10 on it.The problem is it does not recognize the card.I cannot see the card in Device manager, only the integrated one.Descrete video card is enabled in the BIOS.When i want to install the driver it says it cannot find compatible hardware.All the chipset drivers are up to date.I have also contacted the shop, but they could ot help (other than offering me to send it back).Can anyone please help?It seems that I would need some advanced settings in the BIOS, but there are no such tabs for me.

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Hi all, I have just received an Ideapad 310-15ISK with Nvidia 920MX graphics card.The operational system is Windows 7 Enterprise.  I have installed the latest Nvidia driver: "376.33-notebook-win8-win7-64bit-international-whql".The problem is if I want to run an application that uses this video card (and not the default Intel), I receive a blue screen with graphics card problem and the machine freezes.  Is it a hardware issue and should I send it back?? Thanks! 

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SystemModel: 80NV
Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-6700HQ CPU @ 2.60GHz
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960M - 4Gb - NVIDIA driver version: 376.09
Integrated Graphics Card: Intel HD Graphics 530 - Intel driver version - 20.19.15.4474
16 Gb - RAM
Microsoft Windows 10 Home - 64Bit - Anniversary Update - 1607
BIOS-version: CDCN26WW, 2015-10-12I can't use any other graphics card than Intel's Integrated Graphics. It started after Anniversary Update of Windows 10. I have all the latest NVIDIA-drivers and NVIDIA GeForce Experience installed. GeForce GTX 960M is detected by installation tools and such but I can't use the card in applications or as the default graphics card. I've tried to find info on this & there seems to be some similar problems but haven't found a solution.Should I update the BIOS? There seems to be some serious issues with that as well...it seems that the track record from Lenovo on that isn't reliable at all...Thankful for some advise.Best, Niklas

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I would like to get some second opinions on this problem, so I can be sure there is nothing I am missing/haven't considered.  First off, this laptop is not too old -- it was purchased in late 2012 (August) from Lenovo's website. I had very few problems with it, except for a few minor issues like the Touchzone black screen on startup (fixed by disabling that program) and a bluescreen when using newer graphics drivers (fixed by using older drivers certified for this specific model). About six months from purchase, the hard drive began to fail, and it was sent in under warranty to be replaced. Again, this was annoying, but a faulty hard drive requiring replacement still isn't too out of the ordinary. Within the past month or so, I have begun having issues that again I suspect are hardware related. This laptop is frequently used for graphics-intensive tasks; I regularly run Photoshop with hardware acceleration enabled, and play several games on occasion (the bulk of which consists of League of Legends and Warframe). While doing anything using the Nvidia GPU, the laptop has begun completely shutting down within a half hour. This problem has started occurring sooner and more frequently than when it first showed up. Oddly, the issue seems to be most prevalent when running League of Legends, which is a fairly low-spec game to begin with and should not cause immense stress when running. Even so, after starting a match, the framerate will start at a stable 60 a... Read more

A:IdeaPad Y480 spontaneously powers off when using Nvidia graphics

dude ,warning!! do not use the nvidia graphics card on any video intensive games.as your default.... I used win7 software to changed the graphics card default from "integrated (intel)" to "Nvidia graphics "... after a week windows was displaying an error " your video setting seems to be slowing down your system do you want to set it to basic"..i chose "ignore" after the second week my screen turned white and my computer would not even boot to bios... I took my computer to lenovo service center and the tech said my mother board is fried it would take 1 to 3 months to get a replacement mother board. the tech recomended i buy a new computer since the cost of repair would be like buying a new computerthe best video card setting is set to auto "let the system decide" how it wants to use the nvdia graphics cardI am assuming here that the nvidia graphics card is only used to cover any over head work load from the intel integrated graphis and is not really supposed to be used as your default video card... to do so means overloading the system and frying the mother board..again I am assuming here....but I dont want you to have the same problem I have... my Y480 is junked

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My graphics card or driver is stopped by windows (code 43) after fall creators update and bios update from lenovo website (lenovo service bridge). It was perfectly fine before and now i have uninstalled my graphics driver and have tried to reinstall several times but it has always failed. I tried to install the driver i got from lenovo website and the nvidia website but neither worked. The bios update is this BIOS Update for Windows 7 (64-bit), Windows 8 (64-bit), Windows 10 (64-bit) - Notebook3JCN29WW2017/06/07I don't know what went wrong because both the fall creators update and bios went well. Anyone got any thoughts or suggestion how to get rid of this problem? Is it because the creators update or the bios update? It really is bothering for me because i can't run apps that need nvidia graphics card smoothly. Thanks in advance for your attention and reply.

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