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Ideapad 520S-14IKB backlight keyboard

Q: Ideapad 520S-14IKB backlight keyboard

Hello, I'm new here in Lenovo's kingdom.I couldn't find out how the keyboard light is auto turning of. Even when I close the cover (display), the keyboard is still lit. I know how to manually turn it off-on.Thanks.Criss

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Hi, I would be interested in buying an Ideapad 520S-14IKB, but I have a tiny keyboard issue! As I'm based in Italy, I'd buy one with an Italian keyboard, but I'd really like to replace it with an US one. So, the question is easy: is it possible to do it? And if it is, where can I buy the keyboard, how expensive would it be and how can I install it? Thanks!

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Hi, I recently bought a IdeaPad 520 Ideapad 520s-14ikb 80X2007SRI with 1tb hdd and I was wandering if it support adding a ssd besides the already existing hdd?

A:Can I add a SSD besides existing HDD to my Ideapad 520s-14ikb 80X2007SRI

Hi Claudiagoga,
 
Greetings.
 
Yes, you may add additional  M.2 PCIe NVMe SSD to current 1TB HDD.
Reference the discussions here and here for additional details.
 
Hope this helps answer your query.
 
Regards

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Hey there, I am thinking to buy an Ideapad 520s 14IKB. The model that caught my eye is 81BL005WSP, which comes with a 128GB SSD PCIe. Do you know if it is possible to add an extra 1 TB HDD to this model? I was looking for the maintenance manual for 81BL but it is nowhere to be found. Many thanks! 

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I have bought the Lenovo IdeaPad 520s about a year ago, and it came with the following specifications:Intel Core i5 7200U8GB DDR4 RAM1TB HDD As I have searched the internet, I have stumbled upon the fact that some models come with an M.2 SSD + HDD. I want to buy an M.2 SSD, but I am wondering if my laptop model supports it because I have researched and found that some models come with the slot, but it seems that it can be electronically disabled. Here is more information about my model:520S-14IKB (Type 80X2) Laptop (ideapad)Machine Type Model: 80X2006AGE 

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Hey there, I am thinking to buy an Ideapad 520s 14IKB. The model that caught my eye is 81BL005WSP, which comes with a 128GB SSD PCIe. Do you know if it is possible to add an extra 1 TB HDD to this model? I was looking for the maintenance manual for 81BL but it is nowhere to be found. Many thanks! 

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Hi, I recently bought a IdeaPad 520 Ideapad 520s-14ikb 80X2007SRI with 1tb hdd and I was wandering if it support adding a ssd besides the already existing hdd?

A:Can I add a SSD besides existing HDD to my Ideapad 520s-14ikb 80X2007SRI

Hi Claudiagoga,
 
Greetings.
 
Yes, you may add additional  M.2 PCIe NVMe SSD to current 1TB HDD.
Reference the discussions here and here for additional details.
 
Hope this helps answer your query.
 
Regards

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Can I use my usb-c 3.1 gen 1 port for loading my laptop from a powerbank?

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Hello,I buy a new laptop Lenovo ideapad 520s-14IKB (type  80X20), and now when I use the laptop is freezing after few time, I use lenovo check to detect the issue but the laptop is pass.Thanks.

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Hi everybody, I have issue with new 520S-14IKB. I bought it 5 days ago.Installed Windows 10 and updated to latest version. Installed all drivers from Lenovo support site. Laptop freezes randomly few times a day. I can't get patternt, because it sometimes crashes while watch youtube, sometimes when swithcing windows, sometimes just by using some text editor. It just stucks, I can't click anywhere, cant switch windows with alt+tab, can't open task manager. I can move mouse and that is it.No any message, no "not responding" message.When I put it on sleep by pressing power button, and turn it on again it runs normally, as nothing happened.It is becoming really anoying because I can't find out what causes the problem. I tried everything I could find on web, also installing intel graphic driver from Intel site manually, turning off Link state power management for PCI express which I found on internet as solutions for windows 10 crashing. I am getting really desperate about this and thinking about returning laptop to my seller back. Can anybody help please?Thanks in advance.Kind regards

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Hi all, Would love some help here.The fingerprint sensor suddenly, like literally suddenly stopped working all of a sudden. It was working maybe give and take about an hour before. I went into account settings under sign-in option to find that WINDOWS HELLO is not available for my device?! Then i went crazy all over the web trying to find a solution but to no avail. I have tried all kinds of method the web can find for me like:1) starting the cmd prompt and doing a system scan and health restore something like that which says the system is fine2)enabling the fingerprint driver in group policy3)updating the driver did not solve it4)reinstalling the driver does not help at all5)updating the laptop6)going into BIOS but could not find the driver anywhere7)renabling the driver there was no previous updates to the driver at all, it just stopped working and therefore i cannot do a rollback of the update to a previous version. o and after doing all these, i still cannot get it to work. Is there something wrong probably with the hardware?I just got the laptop about a month or so, hope this is just temporary as i quite like how this laptop is functioning for me now and would love the fingerprint function to be back. Sincerely,A lost carpex

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Hi! I'm having an issue with my new laptop and I really hope someone can help me with possible solutions or at least explanations. Thank you in advance for reading about my problem  In short, I've recently purchased a Lenovo IdeaPad 520S laptop, with the following specs: Intel® Core? i7-7500U 2.70 GHz, Kaby Lake, 14", Full HD, IPS, 8GB, 256GB SSD, nVIDIA GeForce 940MX 2GB I was looking for a good compromise between mobility and performance (with a little bit of gaming capacity thrown in), and this is the best I could find within my budget. And, while overall the laptop works as well as I'd imagined, I'm having a really frustrating problem on the gaming front.Specifically, while playing a rather old game (Mass Effect 1, for what it's worth), the laptop gets hot (to very hot) exactly in the much needed WASD keyboard area, thus rendering the game nearly unplayable.Now, I fully understand that this is nowhere near a gaming laptop, but we're talking about a 10+ year old game! Not only that, but I've played the same game before, on a significantly lower configuration, with nearly no issues at all. Actually, I've played many games, on laptops with weaker processors and integrated graphics, and I haven't experienced this much heat.So... has anyone encountered this issue with a similar laptop? And, if so, can anything be done about it? I find it really frustrating that I can't even play such an old game in decent conditions, not to mention disappointing...Thank ... Read more

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Hi Lenovo, Can you please help with some advise, regarding the unit type: 520s-14ikb - 80X200H1RI. I seem to have the the M.2 port on the MB, but i've tried WD, 240GB, Green, SATA3, M.2 2280, and cannot be seen in BIOS (UEFI nor Legacy) or windows. I've even updated the latest version of BIOS. The unit came with a Seagate 1TB HDD. Can you please tell me if the port is electronically enabled or not. I just want to know what to do.. Try another M2 SSD or return it for a Sata SSD . I believe the MB part number is : 5B20Q11054 Thanks in advance  

A:Adding SSD M2 to 520s - 14IKB

Hello and welcome,
 
According to the base spec that m.2 slot is PCIe:
 
http://psref.lenovo.com/syspool/Sys/PDF/Lenovo%20Laptops/ideapad%20520S%20(14_)/ideapad%20520S_14.pd...
 
"Some: M.2 SSD / PCIe 3.0 x 4"
 
The SSD you're trying to use is SATA.  They are not compatible.
 
Z.

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I splashed some tea on the keyboard of my 510-14IBK Laptop (ideapad) model 80VB and now some of the keys have stopped working. I am in the UAE. I am asking if it can be an issue of software update for the keyboard, or I will need to replace it? If i am to replace where can I get it cause I searched online and didnt find?  Thanks,Stak

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Hey there, I found a similar topic but unfortunately, there was not a final response that solved my problem. I own a Yoga 13 Ideapad without the backlight function, unfortunately. Recently I watched a video of a keyboard replacement and I would like to do that with mine in order to replace it with a backlight keyboard. The problem is that I am not sure if my model features the needed connections. The model number is: 219159342273 if that helps.  I found backlight keyboards described as "original" Lenovo parts for about 30?. Is that realistic or fake?Thank you for your help!!!

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I had to sent back my new laptop 520s, because metal upper case got bent...see the photo! never again Lenovo. I hope Digital River will give me full refund!


























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Hey I've got a question about the keyboard in my Lenovo,The keyboard's FN button isn't working and furthermore the button ALT is taking the funcionality of the FN key.Examples:1. FN + any F key = does not work2. ALT + any F key = does the funcionality of the FN buttonSo the FN is switched with the ALT partly because the FN does not work at all!Any help ?NOTE, laptop was bought yesterday

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I had to sent back my new laptop 520s, because metal upper case got bent...see the photo! never again Lenovo. I hope Digital River will give me full refund   

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My laptop is supposed to have the backlight feature, and it specifically says on the page specs for the model that it has a backlight on the keyboard.  It does not come on, <Fn+Space> does not turn it on, and I cannot figure out how to turn it on,   Windows 10settings say the model is "ideapad 510-15ISK" help?

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Hi, want to know if there is backlight keyboard in ideapad 310 i7 7th gen? If there is then i cannot find how to turn it on. Kindly let me know, thank you!

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Hi,For your information, almost everyone says it's working by "fn+space" but for my laptop it was "double space", i don't know why.Anyway, backlight was working fine until yesterday. Fan started to get loud so i took my laptop apart and cleaned the fan. The noise is gone but backlight stopped working. Capslock, numlock lights and fn key are working, i do not know if there is a correlation. I read almost every topic about the issue but none of them helped.

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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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Hi,For your information, almost everyone says it's working by "fn+space" but for my laptop it was "double space", i don't know why.Anyway, backlight was working fine until yesterday. Fan started to get loud so i took my laptop apart and cleaned the fan. The noise is gone but backlight stopped working. Capslock, numlock lights and fn key are working, i do not know if there is a correlation. I read almost every topic about the issue but none of them helped.

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Hello, I would to update the Ideapad 520S 14IK (81BL) bios (4QCN43WW) but the checksum doesn't correspond. Lenovo site checksum : SHA-256:6f3814d904ee75083498c8d3b32d31591a56959d73db91692484f01470babfe3My checksum : SHA256: DCF341EA04DD11014093FFD6071EC20A48A89E832995F6A9F764B5A0FC665DB9Do you think they have forgotten to update the checksum on the site ? Thank you.

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I bought new Ideapad 520s, but I have issues with usb devices.I have two sandisk usb devices, both ultra 3.0 speed.Write speed does not exceed 21/22 mb/s: there seems to be a limit in write speed. I have read that's a common problem, because maybe host controller extensible windows drivers do not work properly. Intel has not released specific drivers. What can I do? - Ideapad 520s-14ikb, i5-7200, ram 4bg, ssd samsung 256 gb- I updated bios to the last 1.05 version- I tryed to unistall and reinstall controller and hub driver in win 10 devices management- usb sandisk devices are new and write speed is up to 150 mb/sec  https://www.intel.com/content/www/us/en/support/software/chipset-software/000005537.html?eu-cookie-n...  thanks 

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Hello, Sometimes when I use my Ideapad 520S, its screen brightness changes on its own. It dims for a while, and then turns back to regular screen brightness. Why is this, and how do I change it? I have "Enable adaptive brightness" turned off. Cheers,Herman

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Is there going to be a future release for the Ideapad 520s in the USA? If not, that would be quite an inconvience, since the 300 Series have an 8GB RAM Max limitation and inferior quality and the 700 Series are limited to M.2 SSD's. The only other current alternative is the Flex 5 (or Yoga 520).

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I don't know if my barely 1 week old laptop is defect or if these Harman speakers are of exceptionally bad quality, but I simply cannot have the speakers on for a moment since there's constantly a static background sound coming from them. The only way to fix this seems to be to turn them off, but sometimes even turning off the speakers gives me this static sound. Should I bring in my laptop for repairs? The sound quality is also very poor. I've had a cheaper ASUS and HP in the past and their speakers were MUCH better quality, so I didn't think a more expensive laptop would give me this issue...

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Hello lenovo, i want to suggest upgrade product to your lenovo ideapad 520 series. I think this time you to use the latest 8th generation processor intel and nvidia latest chip (mx150). I also think you can upgrade the bluetooth form 4.1 to 4.2 and it can be better if you change storage from HDD to PCle SSD. I hope you can consider my idea. Thank you for read my idea. I very love it with lenovo ideapad 520s.

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Hi, I just bought a Lenovo IdeaPad 520s with FreeDos and wanted to install Win 10 Pro.I created a bootable USB with the following config: GPT partition scheme for UEFI , NTFS file system (it did not allowed fat32 because the file was larger than 4gb)  and cluster size 4096 bytes.When I try to boot from the usb it says "EFI USB device has been blocked by the current security policy" Can you tell me how can I install Win 10 and the steps and configurations needed?Thanks!

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The fan is loud and the Harman speakers have loud statis sound!

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Hi,I bought new Ideapad 520s-14ikb. it has usb Type-C 3.1 port.I have a question: what can i do with this port? does it work like charger?thanks for answers

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Hi,I have the same problem but a different question. I bout a Lenovo ideapad 520S-14IKB (SN is MP1BREFN) with 4 Gb RAM and I want to upgrade it. I read that the 4 Gb is soldered on the motherboard and there is only one socket available. I am wondering if I can buy 1 memory with 4 Gb to have 8 in total or if I should buy 8 Gb that would replace the 4 Gb already in use. These are the info returned by Speccy: RAMMemory slotsTotal memory slots 2Used memory slots 1Free memory slots 1MemoryType UnknownSize 4096 MBytesChannels # SingleDRAM Frequency 1064.4 MHzCAS# Latency (CL) 15 clocksRAS# to CAS# Delay (tRCD) 15 clocksRAS# Precharge (tRP) 15 clocksCycle Time (tRAS) 35 clocksCommand Rate (CR) 1TPhysical MemoryMemory Usage 69 %Total Physical 3.86 GBAvailable Physical 1.17 GBTotal Virtual 5.24 GBAvailable Virtual 1.65 GBSPDNumber Of SPD Modules 1Slot #1Type UnknownSize 4096 MBytesManufacturer Ramaxel TechnologyMax Bandwidth DDR4-2400 (1200 MHz)Part Number RMSA3270MB86H9F240Serial Number 309590827Week/year 32 / 17Timing tableFrequency CAS# Latency RAS# To CAS# RAS# Precharge tRAS tRC VoltageJEDEC #1 727.3 MHz 10.0 10 10 24 34 1.200 VJEDEC #2 800.0 MHz 11.0 11 11 26 37 1.200 VJEDEC #3 872.7 MHz 12.0 12 12 28 40 1.200 VJEDEC #4 945.5 MHz 13.0 13 13 31 44 1.200 VJEDEC #5 1018.2 MHz 14.0 14 14 33 47 1.200 VJEDEC #6 1090.9 MHz 15.0 15 15 35 50 1.200 VJEDEC #7 1163.6 MHz 16.0 16 16 38 54 1.200 VJEDEC #8 1200.5 MHz 17.0 17 17 39 55 1.200 VJEDEC #9 1200.5 MHz 18.0 17 17 39 55 1.200 VJEDE... Read more

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Hello all.    Sorry if i sound computer illiterate, i hope you can help me figure this out. i recently purchased a Ideapad 520s-14IKB directly from Lenovo.   I just unpacked it, and with the first boot up I end up on a "FreeDOS" screen.   I've entered a new time and date and I end up at the C:\> prompt and have no idea what to do now.  I tried looking up this problem and from what I have gathered so far is that Windows isn't installed.   Now in the package there isn't any kind of USB stick (there is no disk drive) to load it up.    Help!   I was so excited to finally get a new computer and now I am stuck here. thanks in advance for the help


























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Just replaced my Yoga 2 13" (which was getting flakey) with a new IdeaPad 520S. It has a 256GB SSD in it, but I've read online that there's an M.2 (?) slot inside as well. I'd rather not open it up on day one to check, but is that the case, and if so, will ANY M.2 SSD fit and work as a second drive?

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Hi, I just bought a Lenovo IdeaPad 520s with FreeDos and wanted to install Win 10 Pro.I created a bootable USB with the following config: GPT partition scheme for UEFI , NTFS file system (it did not allowed fat32 because the file was larger than 4gb)  and cluster size 4096 bytes.When I try to boot from the usb it says "EFI USB device has been blocked by the current security policy" Can you tell me how can I install Win 10 and the steps and configurations needed?Thanks!

A:How can I install Windows 10 on Ideapad 520s?

It seems, that some sort of security is enabled in BIOS (Secure Boot?). Please referer to User Manual, page 7. Turn off your laptop and press Novo Button. Your laptop will turn on and Novo Menu will be displayed. Please go to Bios Setup and look for security settings. BTW. You can create an installation media using Windows Media Creation Tool.





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I have a recently bought Lenovo Ideapad 520s, windows is updated and I updated the drivers from lenovo site.When in sleep mode, the computer does not wake up if a I press the power button, move the mouse...etc. It has a black screen but the power button is ligheted up. In nly works if I long press the power button for a few seconds, but then the computer seems to start rather then wake up.Turn off hard disk after is set to: NeverAllow hybrid sleep: OffIn Intel(R) Management Engine Interface -> Power management -> Allow the computer to turn off this device to save power - is unchecked. Can you tell me how can I fix this issues, and what settings do I have to make? 

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Hi there, I have a quick question regarding Lenovo IdeaPad 520S battery change.I purchased a new unit in May 2018 (type 81BL009-GUS) and only realized that it came with a 2 cell 30Wh battery. I understand that some of the 520S comes with a much larger battery like 3 cell 52.5Wh. Can I check if I can change the battery on my own? The 52.5Wh battery is much more attractive (8 - 10 hour life). Where can I purchase this battery? I called Lenovo Sales / Support, but they refused to sell me the larger battery. Thanks!

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I'm considering buying a Lenovo-laptop, but I've gotten conflicting answers with regards to the Thunderbolt-question after reading some 3rd party reviews. So; does the IdeaPad 520s support Thunderbolt?Second question is; what is the difference between the IdeaPad 520s with the part number 80X2009TMX and the one with the part number 80X20010MX ? I really can't seem so be able to see what is the difference.

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I just got a Lenovo IdeaPad 520S for work. It is running slow, so I got an additional 16GB of ram to install. I opened up the back of my laptop, looked at it, and couldn't figure out how to find the existing ram/install the new ram. Is anybody aware of any articles on how to do it or can anyone help me with a few photos edited to point out where the ram is? I couldn't find any articles/videos on the subject online yet. Thank you!

A:IdeaPad 520S - How to install additional memory?

Have you checked Hardware Maintenance Manual, page 39?

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I bout a Lenovo ideapad  520S-14IKB (Type 80X2) Laptop (ideapad) - Type 80X2 - Model 80X2007SRI and I upgraded it with 8 Gb RAM and a Kingston SSD (240Gb). The problem that I had before upgrading and after is that the CPU is being used at 100% or close when I open webpages (regular pages like Facebook, but not evrery page, some simple pages are loading without stressing the CPU). If I share my screen on Skype (which I usually do pretty often), things get even worse, the computer is slow. On my old laptop I don't remember to have had the same problems. Could you recommend me what can I do? The memory stays between 60 - 90% (8Gb RAM). Are there any benchmarks that I can run?

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Hello,
 
I would to update the Ideapad 520S 14IK (81BL) bios (4QCN43WW) but the checksum doesn't correspond.
 
Lenovo site checksum : SHA-256:6f3814d904ee75083498c8d3b32d31591a56959d73db91692484f01470babfe3
My checksum : SHA256: DCF341EA04DD11014093FFD6071EC20A48A89E832995F6A9F764B5A0FC665DB9
Do you think they have forgotten to update the checksum on the site ?
 
Thank you.
 
Mod's Edit: Additional information added to Subject line for clarity of issue.
 

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Hello, I bought my ideapad 520s 14IKB on 25/08/2017, and, today I just checked my battery status in Lenovo Settings, and the total capacity of the battery is now 47,58Wh and the design capacity is 52,5Wh, that means that in 3 weeks the battery is now in 90% of it's capacity... Is this normal? At this rate soon enough my battery will be dead. Thanks in advance.

A:Ideapad 520s battery capacity draining fast

Hi Hugoabreu,
 
Welcome to Lenovo Forums
 
Your issue might be similar to this threads please go through it and let me know how you go about it.
Thread1
Thread2
 
Hope the above information helps and please let us know how you go about.
 
Please feel free to post in Lenovo Community Forums if you have any further queries!
 
Regards,
Rameez
 
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