Over 1 million tech questions and answers.

my lenovo G550 laptop's bluetooth can't discover devices

Q: my lenovo G550 laptop's bluetooth can't discover devices

HiI having a problem with the bluetooth on my Lenovo G550 serial number **** laptop. It came with in-built Bluetooth software and drivers. It was working perfectly fine for several months.But, then recently a problem cropped up. Now, when I click the Bluetooth icon, click the adaptor on and then click 'Show Bluetooth devices', nothing really happens.The adaptor turns on and then after clicking 'Show Bluetooth devices, the search for locating bluetooth devices continues but no device is located. ( & this is when the bluetooth on my samsung mobile has been turned on).Earlier, it could easily located my cellphone. Similarly , if I try to browse files on my laptop by using the bluetooth on my mobilephone even then it doesn't work. I just get a message on the cellphone ie. 'connection lost'.I have carried several scans on my PC in past few days and the files always come out as clean so that's not a problem.I can't understand why I can't browse files when the bluetooth on both the laptop and mobile are switched on and both the devices are on discoverable mode.
Also, my hot key combination Fn + F5 does not show wireless settings menu now. However, it had been working fine for several months so this is a recent problem.
Please help. Thanks.

serial numbers removed for your own safety.

RELEVANCY SCORE 200
Preferred Solution: my lenovo G550 laptop's bluetooth can't discover devices

I recommend downloading and running DAP. It can help sort out any driver and firmware related issues on your system

It's worked out well for many of us in the past.

You can download it direct from this link http://downloaddap.org. (This link will open the download page of DAP so you can save a copy to your computer.)

A: my lenovo G550 laptop's bluetooth can't discover devices

re-installing power management will fix your function key combinations. then you can activate it by pressing fn + f5 > on/off

Read other 6 answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 88.8

I have a new Dell xps 8900 desktop. When I get on the Bluetooth it just circles and can never find any devices even though they are close by. Nothing in device manager seems out of place. Bought new with windows 10, hasn't worked yet. Something I'm not doing that should be obvious? Should I search the Bluetooth adapter and look for a driver update?
 

Read other answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 87.6

I recently upgraded my Acer Aspire One AOD150 Netbook to Windows 7 (32Bit) Home Premium with a clean install, everything works fine except for Bluetooth.

I have installed latest drivers from the Acer site but to no avail. According to the Acer Hardware detection utility I have a Broadcomm Bluetooth card.

The Netbook OS was originally Win XP with a Logitech V470 Bluetooth mouse which worked perfectly, I could also discover and user phones and other bluetooth devices.

I have checked to make sure the Bluetooth services are started, and also checked to make sure that Power Saving on the mouse is not enabled (this caused loss of device problems with my new Win7 (64bit0 PC - so I disabled it on the Netbook as well)

It seems that no Bluetooth devices can be discovered, I have checked that the Bluetooth is switched on and tried discovering other mice, phones and computers but the system resolutely fails to see any Bluetooth devices at all!

Would be grateful for any advice,

Jon

A:Bluetooth will not discover devices after W7 Upgrade

due to the age of the component id say that drivers are no longer supported for it. I have an old NEC laptop which i upgraded to windows 7, everything works fine bar the sound card, as they no longer make a driver to support it.

You maybe lucky and another broadcomm driver for a newer bluetooth chip may work, but its not likely.

Read other 3 answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 84.4

Recently installed Windows 7 on my Lenovo G550 (upgrade from Windows Vista), And I Can't install my bluetooth driver, which i already downloaded from Lenovo.com

it tells me to turn on the bluetooth, but i can't find it in the device manager and/or control panel

Can someone plz help me with that?

A:Bluetooth on Lenovo G550

Try Fn-F5 (Function key + F5 key)...this should bring up the Wireless and Bluetooth power panel.

Read other 7 answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 72.4

Just noticed there are no grippies when I unlock the Taskbar on my new (to me) Lenovo G550 laptop.

Any idea how to get them back?

A:New Lenovo G550 Laptop - no grippy when taskbar unlocked

I have a Lenovo G500 and can't recall any specific bloatware that interferes there, but it nonetheless corrupts system files which could be the problem with the taskbar unlock anonmaly.

If this is still the factory install you can try to Clean Up Factory Bloatware then check the system file integrity, but you'll have a much better install if you Clean Reinstall Windows 7.

Read other 4 answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 71.6

I have been trying to fix a friends Lenovo G550 running Windows 7 Home Premium. The laptop won't boot and gives BSOD error "STOP: 0x000000F4 (0x00000003, 0x887925C8, 0x88792734 ...)" the codes in brackets change each time. It then does a crash dump and reboots.

There has been no new hardware or programs installed recently (apparently).

These are the steps I have taken:
Boot in all versions of Safe Mode (same BSOD).
Boot to Last Known Good Config (same BSOD).
Windows Startup Repair (can't solve problem reboots to BSOD).
Windows Restore (can't restore).
Windows Memory Diag (no problem found).
Removed one stick of RAM boot (BSOD), replace and remove other stick of RAM boot (BSOD).
Remove and reseat HDD.

My instinct tells me it is a HDD fault. Does anyone have any other suggestions or is the next reasonable step to buy a replacement HDD and reinstall Windows?

Thanks in advance.

A:Lenovo G550 Laptop BSOD STOP 0x000000F4 won't boot

Hi,

Please take a look at the following tutorial:

http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/219533-troubleshooting-windows-7-failure-boot.html

cheers

Dave

Read other 1 answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 67.2

Hi,I have a new Lenovo Z50-75, running windows 7, and the bluetooth doesn't find any devices. it is with "qualcomm atheros qca61x4", i tried the drivers from lenovo suport page, and the latest from qualcomm and nothnig. Before that I was with Windows 10 and it worked fine..I found a tip on interner: "Go to START icon and type in services.msc and select services.The dialog box that opens has a long list of stuff but look for BLUETOOTH SUPPORT SERVICE. Double click to open. Make sure it is AUTOMATIC. Go to the LOG tab. Choose THIS ACCOUNT and type in LOCAL SERVICE. A list of password (a 15-dot string) would appear. Delete all the password in the PASSWORD and under CONFIRM. Choose Okay.It will ask you to restart the service. Once restarted, turn on your bluetooth adaptor again. Put your mouse in pairing mode and add the mouse. "Doesn't help either Any Ideas ?

Read other answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 64.4

Whenever I search within my computer for Bluettoth (Start, Search, Bluetooth Devices) (or use the shortcut), the window pops up and the green 'loading' bar begins to slooowly go from left to right with no end in sight. Why?

Read other answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 64.4

I Can't connect my bluetooth to any other device ..tried every fix available in internet but no help..











Solved!
View Solution.

A:Bluetooth not discover able..

Hi: I see your notebook came with FreeDOS. Did you install the Realtek bluetooth driver for the model wlan card your notebook has? http://partsurfer.hp.com/Search.aspx?SearchText=M9V38PA If not, you need to... This package contains the driver installation package for the Realtek Bluetooth in the supported notebook models running a supported operating system. File name: sp73250.exe

Read other 4 answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 63.6

when i want to connect my pc with my mobile bluetooth ,my pc can't discover any bluetooth device near to it..

A:MY PC cannot discover the bluetooth device.

Hi, You have to turn nearby devices to DISCOVERABLE first. Regards.

Read other 1 answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 63.2

I have problems with my HP Notebook with 8 gigabytes of RAM installed. When I connect to a bluetooth device,it lasts 5 minutes and then disconnects. I do have all of my drivers installed but there isn't hope. I can connect the bluetooth device to other computers and phones but not my laptop. I do have my warranty still on.

A:I have problems with my bluetooth devices on my laptop.

What is the laptop model number, please?

Read other 1 answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 63.2

I have posted this same problem a month or so ago,but it was buried down in new posts and since I can't get a new answer,I'm reposting it. Sorry for that. I have a laptop with bluetooth connection issues. Whenever I connect my device,it disconnects after 5 mins or so,and I have to delete it from my bluetooth list,repair it and even restart the computer if it doesn't show up. This seriously gets in my way when I play multiplayer games with matches more than 5 mins.The device works good in my phone,so the problem is about the laptop.I have all my drivers updated and installed. I even tried some of the stuff mentioned in support but it was no help. I have a set of bluetooth stuff so I seriously need this problem fixed.Laptop model number : P0E90EA#AB8 Thank you.

Read other answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 63.2

The only piece of hardware that my new Win 10 laptop can "see" is my wireless mouse. I have a FitBit tracker and a pair of Beats wireless headphones. Neither of these can connect via Bluetooth. Any suggestions would be appreciated.

Read other answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 63.2

I've been able to connect my Windows 8.1 laptop to my phone for some time. But since yesterday I haven't been able to. The phone and laptop detect each other. But they don't connect. I tried to uninstall the bluetooth driver which automatically reinstalls at boot up on the laptop.. But that doesn't work. What should I do?

A:Laptop Can't Connect to Devices through Bluetooth - HELP

You'll need to look into the Bluetooth setting you have that somewhere different computers have different ways of accessing the Bluetooth setting.

Read other 2 answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 62.8

i cant discover my bluetooth on this laptop, meaning cant send nor receive files or anything

Read other answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 62

Just purchased this laptop. My understanding is it's supposed to have full Bluetooth connectivity out of the box. I've tried everything, read all the instructions and knowledgebase, etc. Downloaded 2 different driver packages from my product page and searches, neither installs, saying 'not right for this device' or something like that. Tried to install Energy Management and Bluetooth drivers, no help. What's going on? I need a solution. I paid money for good Bluetooth headphones to pair with this laptop. Thank you.













Solved!

Go to Solution.

A:Can't connect to or discover Bluetooth device desp...

p.s., the Microsoft Bluetooth drivers are installed and I checked for updates, these are current

Read other 2 answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 61.6

I have this problem with my new Asus A53S - K53SD laptop. The intergrated bluetooth doesn't seem to work. When i try to add a bluetooth device under devices and printers in control panel, it just keeps saying "Searching for devices... Make sure your device is discoverable".I found out that it didn't work, because i just bought a new microsoft notebook Bluetooth mouse 5000, and when i try to install/connect it to my computer, windows just can't find the device. I know it's not my new mouse that isn't working, because i have tried connecting other bluetooth devices aswell, but windows still can't find anything. I have both a Intel Bluetooth driver and an Atheros bluetooth driver (V7.4.0.115) installed. Both downloaded from the Asus support website.I have tried reinstalling both programs a lot of times, and i have runned a lot of different driver update programs, to check if i was using the latest versions or missing any drivers. I have spent a lot of time browsing the web to find a solution to my problem, but none of the suggested solutions have worked.

Here's how it looks:

A:Intergrated bluetooth not working on laptop. Can't find any devices.

If it's a Microsoft mouse; drivers shouldn't be a problem. I would remove all mouse drivers. Then reboot and Windows 7 should pickup the needed drivers. Then do a Windows 7 Up Date and it will let you know if their is a update for the driver.

Read other 5 answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 61.6

Hi all,

A few days ago, bluetooth devices stopped being recognised on my Windows 7 Samsung NP300V5A-A05UK laptop. There have been no windows updates since then, and I have tried numerous suggestions I have found online without any success. Bluetooth is not showing in Control Panel or Device Manager. If I use msconfig it says bluetooth is running. I have reinstalled drivers. I have used the 'Services' option to ensure that the Bluetooth Support Service is running. There is no bluetooth icon showing in the 'notification area' and if I click customize, Windows Host Process Rundll32 (bluetooth) is showing but says 'this notification icon is not currently active'.

I use bluetooth to connect my hifi to my laptop - normally when I go into the 'Sound Playback' menu it lists my laptop speakers and also lists 'bluetooth headphones' which is my hifi. But this does not show any more.

**Further info - looking in Device Manager it lists Bluetooth Auxilliary (with Bluetooth Server nested below that) and also lists Bluetooth Radio with 'Intel Centrino Wireless Bluetooth and 3.0 and high speed adapter' and 'Microsoft Bluetooth Enumerator' nested below. All of these are enabled, and when I go to properties, say they are working properly. Also, I thought that it was an Atheros Bluetooth Client that my laptop used - if I go to 'add/remove programs' then I can see the 'Atheros Client Installation Program' is there.

After a few days of frustration, any advice gratefull... Read more

A:Bluetooth devices disappeared / not working on Samsung laptop

Tried a System Restore to a prior date before the issue?

I see there are 2 Bluetooth downloads in laptop page, did you install both (if applicable)?

Did you check "Samsung Control Center" - wireless network page?

Read other 5 answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 60.8

i have lenovo g550 and the motherboard now is deadthis is not my problem because i can buy a new one but the problem here is because i set bios password for the hard and now can not connect the hard to any other laptop because it asks for the password if i installed it as a master hdd and when i enter the password it says that the password is incorrect but i'm sure that it is the same password because i use it since i bought the labtop since 2010 and now when i connect the hdd via usb it doesn't appear in partitions or in device manager and in disk management appears as an unallocated spacenow i have to unlock this hdd and noway to repair the old motherboard because the vga chipset was damaged and i need all the data on the hdd how can i solve this problem?????if i buy the same model for the motherboard can this fix the problem or the problem related for the old mother board and memory for the bios  please any hope to solve this? 

Read other answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 60.4

i have a very peculiar problem with my lenovo g550 lap, i kept it aside without using for 2 days, when i switched on the next day it didnt start, i removed the battery and tested but nothin worked only the battery charging light was glowing. suddenly after an hour and half it started working automatically and it worked fine throughout the day, next day i had same problem it started abt 2hrs later, i offed and oned it several time aftr tat it worked fine.......i still got tat problem.....cant make out whats wrong with it....give me some solution people













Solved!

Go to Solution.

A:LENOVO G550 not starting

Take out the battery.Press and hold power button for 30 seconds.Put battery back.Plug the AC charger and leave it until the battery is fully charged.Unplug the AC charger.Power on your machine.If problem persists, call customer service to solve this problem.





IPnaSh First Spanish Community Guru - Colaborador ad honorem

Read other 9 answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 60.4

   Hi . Im adding 2 photos of my laptop specs . I had win 7 and down graded to xp because it takes less time and much esier to use when you in n hurry . What i need is a place to download the drivers thats missing  on the photo . I believe its xp 32 bit that i installed . If possible ... can you send me the links and i need to download it in a zip file to my phone  because my cd.dvd drive doesnt work. Maybe because of the drivers but i had to format and instal xp with my usb .   

Read other answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 60.4

I want to do a clean install and replace the pre-installed Vista with Windows 7. I see that the Lenovo G550 download page has drivers for Windows 7, but where is the pre-installed software, like Veriface, camera software, and all other pre-installed Lenovo software? I looked at all OS options for the G550 on the download page, and NONE of them had the G550 laptop software, all they had for each OS option was only  the drivers. I understand that I can make a recovery DVD, but as I understand  it, it will return the system to the factory fresh state (all pre-installed programs installed, but also with the factory installed VISTA  - yuck!). I didn't see any option to only re-install the  Lenovo software without also re-installing the OS. When I look at the download pages for other Lenovo  laptops, I see that they have drivers AND SOFTWARE, but the G550 has no software except for the drivers. Since the G550 came with no software disks, and there doesn't seem to be any of the software online, how exactly does one do a clean installation of an operating system, and then re-install the Lenovo software, on a G550? I was able to find downloads of programs like Veriface on the Lenovo site for different laptop models, but unfortunately those were much older software versions, and for a different Operating system. Why can't Lenovo post all of the software online? If they aren't going to provide the software on DVD... Read more

A:Where is the software for the Lenovo G550???

A week later and still no software? Come on Lenovo, I looked through the forums and saw that I wasn't the only one looking for the downloads. The only thing I can find is older Veriface software for G530s, and that is 32 bit ( I need 64 bit) G550 owners need the software downloads for Veriface, EasyCapture and whatever else you installed on the machine. Why did Lenovo not provide reinstallation DVDs with the computer? Since this wasn't done, then you should at least provide us with download links for this software. There are a lot of folks waiting to upgrade to Windows 7, and they would like to be able to use their built-in webcams after a clean install of Windows 7. DELL provides both reinstallation Disks AND  download links; why is Lenovo incapable of doing the same?

Read other 9 answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 60.4

Hi im new.....have a old G550 laptop which at some point over the years i have removed some drivers bluetooth peripheal is 1 where can i get a download for this please ....i do have a new computer but love my old 1 thanks
 
Mod's Edit: Additional information added to Subject line for clarity of issue.

A:lenovo g550 - Need drivers

Welcome to the Lenovo Community !
 
Due to the age of the G550, all the available drivers and downloads for that model can now be found in the EOL Legacy Download Library at Lenovo.  Please follow this link....
 
https://download.lenovo.com/eol/index.html

Read other 2 answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 60

I have tried various way to change settings on the Bluetooth window 8.1 but it does not recogmize nor alow some devices to correct.

Read other answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 59.6

Hi all i now have a working Copy of the Hard Disc image that you create with the One Key Recovery System that has the entire image of the Hard Disc. This means The One Key Recovery Partition works upon pressing the One Key Recovery Button. So if you have just lost your Discs or had a Hard Drive wipe or Upgrade and would like to restore the System Back to lenovo please PM me. Its for the Lenovo G550 with Nvidia 210M Graphics card which 500GB hard disc it might work with the 320GB version or a 105M Nvidia card but it will not work with the Intel X4500 version as the driver is not there how ever you can easly download the drivers from intel. Just thought i'd like to help the Community of Lenovo!!

A:Lenovo G550 Recovery Solution

I have a Lenovo G550 and I would be interested in the Windows XP PRO recovery discs. I just bought this laptop from CompUSA, it was advertised as having WIn XP PRO pre-loaded, but it came with WIN 7. I am an electrical engineer who uses software that is still not WIN 7 compliant. So I needed a laptop that had WIN XP PRO pre-loaded. CompUSA is of no help, Lenovo is giving me the run around. Thank you so much!

Read other 9 answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 59.6

I have bought new laptop. my laptop model is Lenovo G550(32 Bit, 3 GB RAM, 320 hard disk, 2.06 processor). I have got inbuilt windows vista home basic and created a back up in 2 DVD by lenovo one key recovery. by doing this this I made a genuine copy of windows vista home basic. but few days ago my system got corrupt and it need to repair or reinstall. so I used the those 2 DVD and trying to repair the system. but it shows me the message like "the image format is supported or corrupt". I am unable to install it. so I have install windows vista home premium in my laptop. I have installed some drivers like audio, graphics, lan, wlan, etc...

But I haven't get Lenovo's on software like easy capture, variface, easy recovery.

May you help me???

A:Require Lenovo G550 Softwares

Hi-

If the recovery DVDs that you burned are bad, use the recovery partition to re-install Vista. If the recovery partition is bad, you will need to purchase replacement recovery DVDs from the system manufacturer.

Regards. . .

jcgriff2

.

Read other 3 answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 59.6

I have a problem with a G550 laptop, running windows 7.No matter what I do, wifi will not work. When the manual switch is set to wifi on and i press fn+f5, nothing happens.The wifi card is recognized in windows, i have the latest drivers from lenovo support page and so on.I have tried literary everything, including windows reinstall and still nothing.When I run windows diagnostics it also says "wifi options (or something like that) are not enabled" and i tried with readycomm which says the same thing. Is this actually some kind of a hardware defect?













Solved!

Go to Solution.

A:Lenovo G550 will not let me enable wifi

Flick the switch on front of laptop by headphone and mic ports.

Read other 9 answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 59.6

The internet access WIFI WAN(Miniport) drivers crashed. I need to replace them. Somewhere on the Lenovo website I thought I saw advice that stated there is disk that can be purchased to replace the old drivers. Is this true? What is the name of the product? The service center in my area stated that there is no product, and that I needed to pay them for installation plus the product. Sounds a little off.... If there is a product I can purchase to restore the seven (7) drivers, as I cannot access the internet from my computer at it's location and must go to a public computer. See attachment for what I am trying to replace.


























Network Adapters.docx ?147 KB

Read other answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 59.6

Hello, I bought my Lenovo G550 model 20023 around 4 years ago. When I recieved the laptop there was not any operating system on it and the seller told me that this model does not have one. But now, after years!, by accident I came across this link that shows all the G550 series have windows OS preinstalled on them. My CPU is Intel pentium T4400 with 2 DDR3 gigabte of RAM. My hard disk is 250 GB. I could not find exactly a g550 laptop with these specifications in that link, but there are two models with the same CPU. Does my laptop have a windows os? If yes, can I take it back by lenovo company?   

A:Lenovo G550 Model 20023 OS

Hi yashar2014, welcome to the forums,
 
the odf you linked to only contains models manufactured for the US market, I don't believe there was a document of this type for systems sold on the European market at the time.    You can tell they are US systems by the "U" on the end of the type / model numbers e.g. 2958-2CU.
 
Do you have a similar 7 digit type and model number on your system or any other identifying numbers except the serial number?  Do you have the Lenovo order number for the system?   I'm pretty sure there were versions of the G550 on sale in Europe with DOS preinstalled, no Windows OS.

Read other 4 answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 59.6

My 3ys old Lenovo G550 has stopped accepting power from the power jack. It's been fluffy for a while and has needed massaging to work, but now it's game over. It's doesn't with/without the battery. Been surfing around and partly concluded that it's a weak point in this design. Was on the Lenovo support today, and it will be too expensive to let them work the problem. Also learned that the power jack comes as a pigtail that can be purchased, but the laptop needs a total tear-apart to exchange the cable. Have not been able to find instructions/videos showing the needed tricks. Anyone in here that can help, or has experience with the same issue?
 

A:Lenovo G550 power issue

Sorry to hear this as I own a G550. My first thought after receiving and plugging power cord into it first time " what a cheesy weak and wimpy feel it had" - I've been waiting for it to crater ever since. Frankly surprised it has lasted this long. However, when it does, I'll not hesitate to tear that sucker apart to attempt a fix.

Good luck on getting it working. If you do find a maintenance manual, please do share.
 

Read other 2 answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 59.6

HELP....I have a Lenovo G550 that is running Windows7 and has been for several months! Anyway, it will connect to the internet via wireless, but it only stays connected for a few minutes. I have other computers in the house and they remain connected, so that leads me to believe it's not the router.

Thus far I've done a few odds and ends suggested on other sites to eliminate my problem, like taking the battery out for 30 minutes, changing the power setting....I ran spybot to see if there was some bug lurking around and none of that helped.
 

A:HELP...Lenovo G550 won't stay connected

How does it work with an ethernet connection?

Do you have the latest wireless driver from the external adapter manufacturer's web site or Lenova's site if an integrated adapter?

Please attach a screen shot of the Networks page of the Xirrus Wi-Fi Inspector.
 

Read other 1 answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 59.6

Hello everybody, there is an offical Lenovo Advisory for Meltdown & Spectre in Combination with Lenovo Products:https://support.lenovo.com/nl/en/solutions/len-18282 But i can't find information about my Lenovo G550. Does anybody has further information?Do we will see an upgrade for our devices?

Read other answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 59.6

Having problems with a Lenovo G550, it gets a blue screen which I cant freeze. It boots to windows load screen then has a 0,1sec blue screen before it restarts and starts on it again. Ive tried all the options available (safe mode etc)

any tips?

nvm,
 

Read other answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 59.6

Hi  My problem is that when I tried to open the laptop battery sign odd side of the flashing light.Renovation work was already working as plug in my battery life was over,but now began to work

Read other answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 59.6

Hallo, ich ben?tige dringend einen neuen Aku f?r den LENOVO G550 und bin auf Hohe Qualit?t Akku Lenovo G550,Lenovo G550 Laptop Akku zu verkaufen bei akku-haus.com gesto?en. Die Preise fand ich sensationell, die Garantie liest sich gut - kann man dem trauen, hat schon jemand Erfahrungen mit denen gemacht?
THX

A:LENOVO G550 Battery Replacement?

From our Forum Rules.

12) This is an English based site. Please only post in English, or provide an English translation in your posts.

Read other 2 answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 58.8

Good afternoon everyone,  I'm hoping you can help. up front i'm a total ludite.  Recently i've been haveing  extream slow speeds with wifi only. I've had the modem changed, the cords changed and tested etc. etc.  the wifi on my phone is perfect, the wifi on the laptop is brutal I've run the lenovo service bridge and put i my serial number and it keeps telling me it's a desktop. I think i've updated the drivers correctly and it's still abhorently slow.  update tells me that there's nothing to update. up until about a month ago everythign was running fine.  Please help?

Read other answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 58.8

Sorry if this is in the wrong section.

So I had one of those TDSS Google Redirect virus things. It wasn't too much of a problem but it was irritating. Anti-virus things would automatically close a few seconds after I started any scan. So I figured that it would be much easier to just put it back to factory settings (I didn't have much saved any way).

So after the factory reset, during the Windows 7 Installation the mouse wasn't moving. Then I plugged in my USB mouse in and it started moving. I don't have a USB Keyboard so I used the on screen keyboard to fill out the rest. However when I try to use the inbuilt Keyboard and Touchpad they don't respond. I have tried uninstalling and reinstalling the drivers for both, I have updated the BIOS, I've tried using function and F8 all to no avail.

The keyboard works in the BIOS (I can select Safe Mode, etc) but not in Safe Mode or actual Windows.

BTW the laptop is Lenovo G550 if that helps anyone.

Can someone please help? Thanks!
 

A:Lenovo G550 - Keyboard and Mouse Problem

Bump!
 

Read other 3 answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 58.8

Greetings! While I was disconnect my USB Mouse from one of my ports, the black piece of plastic inside the port broke off and remained inside the mouse's USB plug ... I hope that made sense. I'm not a bull-in-a-china-shop kind of guy, and didn't do anything out of the ordinary while removing the plug. This notebook is probably out of warranty, so no joy there. Do we think this might be an easy/cheap fix? Thanks! - Dale

A:Lenovo G550 Notebook USB Port FUBARED

Hi beggersrun,
 
You may able to use the USB port on the laptop as it should work, you can try taking out the piece from the mouse else you won't able to use the mouse
 
 
Best Regards,
Tanuj

Read other 2 answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 58.8

Hello everyone.I have a Lenovo G550 with:Celeron dual core T300 1.90Ghz with 800MHz FSB2GB Ram DDR3 PC8500S (have 2 slots, 1 in use)Motherboard NITU1 (U2E1) chipset GL40. My Ram runs at 400MHz instead of 1066MHz and I want to change that. DDR 3 in 400MHz is stupid.I login in Bios as supervisor but it doesn't let me make changes! Why???Please can anyone help me?    

Read other answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 58.8

Hello, i got this little problem with my G550 (model 20023). I decided to do some memory upgrade and bought Corsair 2x4GB MacMemory (CMSA8GX3M2A1066C7). Those modules are 1066 MHz and should be supported by GM45 onboard, and 1,5v - same as the stock Hynix 1GB+2GB modules (1GB is HMT112S6BFR6C). The problem is that when i place two new 4GB modules the laptop powers on, lights are on, HDD probably spinning, but screen stays black When i try only one 4GB module everything is working fine, with old 2GB + new 4GB it works probably fine, BIOS and W7 recognizes 6GB as it should. Any advice will be very appreciated.

A:Lenovo G550 8GB RAM upgrade problem with GM45 - bl...

Hi faktura , 
 
Welcome to the Community Forums.
 
Would you be running on a 32 bit or a g4 bit Windows 7 ?
Would using one 4GB work as tested on each slot alone?
 
Similar discussion here and here that you can also review . 
 
Update us soon as convenient
 
Regards

Read other 1 answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 58.8

Hi, I just bought a brand new g550 and found the @ and quote keys are switched. Hitting the @ key produces quotation marks and vice versa. I'm new to notebooks and laptops, so please tell me whether I'm missing something, or whether I bought a lemon. Thanks 

A:Lenovo g550 @ and quote keys switched

Go to regional settings, languages and change the keyboard layout.  i.e. if it is set to usa, change to UK or to what ever you need Also check that all other settings in the regional settings are set to what you require Reboot and you should be ok Hope the above helps Regards  Mark

Read other 2 answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 58.4

Hello,

I have Lenovo G550 with windows 7! It shows that the Internet is connected but the IPv4 and IPv6 connectivity says no network access. I updated and reinstalled drivers, typed in some cmd command and restarted computer with no success. I also called tech support and they had me go into safe mode, the Internet didn't work there so he said it was a driver problem but wouldn't help me fix it because I didn't have two hundred dollars. Also when I connect the Ethernet cord i get the same message and the other computer in the house is working fine. Please help! Thank you
 

A:Solved: Lenovo G550 IPv4/6 connectivity not working

Read other 8 answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 58.4

Hello,first of all, here the necessary informations for my Laptop: G550 Laptop (Lenovo) - Type 2958 - Model 29588MGT4500(2.3GHz), 2GB RAM, 320GB 5400rpm HD, 15.6in 1366x768 LCD, Intel 4500M, CDRW/DVDRW, Broadcom 802.11bg wireless, 10/100 Ethernet, Camera, 6c Li-Ion, Win7 Home Premium 32(taken from the lenovo page via serial-number) I'm trying to fix the laptop of a friend. He deinstalled a lot of drivers for some reason, and after that the laptop wasn't running anymore.I thought, sure no problem we just format the hard drive and reinstall windows. Unfortunatelly after formating i couldn't find the chipset drivers on the lenovo web page. I contacted the german lenovo support but they told me they do not provide the driver for windows 7, only xp and vista. I asked if it would work when using vista but he didn't know.  And now i wanted to ask if anybody could please help me with this. I thought the driver must exist because the laptop was bought with windows 7.  Or did they just use vista and it works more or less? Help would be very much appreciated, thanks!

Read other answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 57.6

Came across this site while searching for help on this problem.

Tom had same problem here:

http://forums.techguy.org/hardware/1012670-lenovo-g550-keyboard-mouse-problem.html

I have done a full Lenovo Factory recovery & had to use USB KB & mouse upon installation.
Have tried it twice - both were working fine & work in Bios/Dos.

Anyone have any idea?
 

A:Lenovo G550 Keyboard & Mouse not working after Factory Recovery.

What exactly isn't working? The laptop keyboard/trackpad, or an external keyboard and mouse?

If it's the internal, you may need to get the drivers from the laptop manufacturer. If it's the external, it could be USB drivers.

Have you checked Device Manager? Are there any devices with yellow ! ...if so, those devices need drivers installed.
 

Read other 3 answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 57.6

Hi, i was playing battel field 4 and noticed a big transparent pixels on my screen like 10 and counting so i shutdown my laptop, after 5 minutes i powered it up to find that it cannot go beyond lenovo logo screen(logo screen then a black screen for 2-3 minutes then the windows start up sound heared without any thing apearing on the screen)tried to revive by pressing f8 but their is nothing is showen on the laptop screen, connected external monitor throw vega cable still the sameafter a day i tried to power up my machine it beeps one short beep and stays black no logo no display same with external monitor , removed the hdd and ram still no displaypower led wifi led and hdd led are glowing removed hdd to test it on other machine and it works finewhat to do?!

Read other answers