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Yoga 900 shuts down during startup

Q: Yoga 900 shuts down during startup

Hi, 2+ year old Yoga 900 is perfect, except for a recent problem that I just started experiencing a few months ago. Randomly, during the start-up, it will just shut down. This goes on for several hours where when I push the power button, the screen and keyboard backlight will turn on, the black screen with the white Lenovo text is displayed for serveral seconds, then the screen suddenly turns black and the computer turns off. I can keep turning it on and it will keep doing the same thing over and over. I have to let it sit for several hours before I come back to the computer and it "fixes itself". I can't make any corrolation to why or when this problem starts happening, or when it "fixes itself" (as in, it doesn't matter if it's plugged in or or not, or what the charge level is, etc.). I already had my battery replaced once, and I have no idea what might cause this. The computer has never been dropped, and I don't think its a power supply/battery connection internal issue becasue I can leave the computer sitting on my desk and it will start having this problem and "fix itself" without me moving the computer. Please help!

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Hi,  I have a brand new yoga 11s which I got about 2 weeks ago. It works perfectly apart from sometimes it will just shut down completely randomly when using it. It will always have plenty of battery when this happens but while it is plugged in charging the problem isn't there. This happens almost ever day and is very frustrating meaning I almost always have to have it plugged in charging.  Does anybody know what the problem might be? 

A:Yoga 11s shuts down randomly

Is there anybody who can help me with this?

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I have a Lenovo Yoga 900 that **bleep**s off whenever tapped hard enough or even when bumped or shifted. I've googled some solutions and sounds like it could be related to the sw2 on the Lenovo  Yogo s3 14. Anyone know where that sw2 is on a Lenovo yoga 900?  I've already done a system reset and tried opening the laptop and disconnecting and reconnecting and tightening everything to no avail. I've googled some solutions and sounds like it could be related to the sw2 on the Lenovo  Yogo s3 14. Anyone know where that sw2 is on a Lenovo yoga 900? Here is the reference post regarding sw2 switch : https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/ThinkPad-S-Series-ThinkPad-Yoga/Re-Thinkpad-S3-Yoga-14-Random-shut-offs... 

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Hi, my Yoga 720 decided that it should shut down when in battery mode. According to the windows system logs Kernel-power had a critical error. I tried to update BIOS to the latest version, but that failed as during the installation it stated that the battery is missing. Anyone have any tips, or should I contact the store where I bought it? RegardsAnders

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Yoga 14Power Scheme is set to High PerformanceTurn off Display is set to Never when plugged in. Display turns off when plugged in after 5 minutes of no activity.  What's the deal?

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I've had this happen a few times and only when I least expect it.  I thought that perhaps it didn't like me disconnecting devices after shutdown but after several rounds of testing, I think the problem is closing the lid (which is set to sleep) but not always. Is anyone else finding that sometimes when the computer should sleep that it's shut down completely, without hibernating, thus resulting in a cold boot the next time it's started up? Each time it's happened, I've found the following event in the event log at the same time that I expected the computer to sleep, so I know that it's not a case of an attempt at hibernation that failed. Log Name:      SystemSource:        EventLogDate:          5/22/2017 5:11:59 PMEvent ID:      6008Task Category: NoneLevel:         ErrorKeywords:      ClassicUser:          N/AComputer:      FennelDescription:The previous system shutdown at 3:01:37 PM on ?5/?22/?2017 was unexpected.Event Xml:<Event xmlns="http://schemas.microsoft.com/win/2004/08/events/event">  <System>    <Provider Name="EventLog" />    <EventID Qualifiers="32768">6008</EventID>    <Level>2</Level>... Read more

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Just bought a used 2014 Yoga 2 Pro.  i7, 8GB RAM, 256GB SSD.  Previously owner claimed he upgraded to W10 and then it just started randomly shutting down.  Well it does.  Figured I could solve it.  NOT!  No warning, no BSD, just 100% off in an instant.  It will restart with no problem but WILL shut off when it decides it should. Here are the steps I have followed but it is still randomly shutting down.  Fresh load of W10 deleting only the OS partition before installingInstalled all current W10 updates with other MS software updates - Still shuts downInstalled all most recent Lenovo updates for the Y2P even if they were older than the MS drivers including the most recent BIOS update - Still shuts downSeemed to be running very hotDownloaded a utility to show CPU and other temps and control the fanSet fan to 100% on all the time - did not help much - Still shuts downSet maximum processor state to 80% - seemed to help some - Still shuts downTore into the system, cleaned the heat sink and CPU of the thermal paste and reapplied new Arctic SilverThis helped big time as the old thermal paste had seen better days and was smeared all over the place - - Still shuts downTurned the maximum processor state back to 100% and it still runs cool - STILL shutting down thoughFound the Intel's Management Engine Interface was not installed and that might be the problem (another site's post)Tried Lenovo's MEI driver and it said the platform was not ... Read more

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Hello everyone, I've had the Lenovo Yoga 2 Pro 13" for 1.5 years now, and I recently been experience a major problem. My laptop spontaneously just turns off for no reason and no warning. I updated to Windows 10 a few days ago and returned back to Windows 8 cause I thought that was the problem, but it just happened right now while on windows 8. I realized that it only turns off randomly when it is NOT plugged into my charger; however, this is just a observation not a confirmed fact. I plan to call Lenovo tomorrow; I'd really appreciate any help! Please I need my laptop to keep working! Thank you

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Just got a brand new Yoga 710 w/ Win 10 Pro and the system just shuts down when put to sleep.Happens when:- I close the lid (even if "close lid" power option is set to sleep), or- I select the "Sleep" option from the Start [equivalent] menu, the system immediately shuts down (within seconds),- Leave the system idle for 5 min (what sleep timeout is set) And since it shuts down:- I lose any open document, applications running, etc. Also, on restart, Windows occasionally will also complain that it wasn't shutdown properly, starts to scan disk, etc. This is really BAD!- Pressing the mouse or keyboard doesn't do anything and only pressing the power button will get it working again (and I see the Lenovo BIOS logo, etc.).It feels like the OS is trying to go to sleep, but the laptop is shutting down instead. I tried calling Lenovo customer service but the response was really really unacceptable:- First tried to disable sleep completely and saying that that since this is a new machine so that should be okay.- I asked what about battery life if I don't use the laptop (say overnight) for a while -- response was I should shutdown the laptop. I checked the power option, tried disabling hibernate, disable fast boot, etc. and other suggestions from searching the forum but nothing worked.   Also checked BIOS settings but there's not much that can be changed (which is rather surprising).Drivers are BIOS are up-to-date. Any other ideas?  Any one else seeing this i... Read more

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Hello everyone, I've had the Lenovo Yoga 2 Pro 13" for 1.5 years now, and I recently been experience a major problem. My laptop spontaneously just turns off for no reason and no warning. I updated to Windows 10 a few days ago and returned back to Windows 8 cause I thought that was the problem, but it just happened right now while on windows 8. I realized that it only turns off randomly when it is NOT plugged into my charger; however, this is just a observation not a confirmed fact. I plan to call Lenovo tomorrow; I'd really appreciate any help! Please I need my laptop to keep working! Thank you

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I'll try and explain this one best i can. User came to me with their Yoga 15 with an issue where it randomly shuts down on battery power, as in completely switches off.  It sometimes displays a message to say the battery cannot be detected, other times just shuts down. The conclusion I've found is that when the bottom panel is off the machine the battery is completely detected in Windows, and the Lenovo Settings app. It runs fine, never cuts off even with lots of IE instances open.As soon as I put the bottom panel back on the battery appears to be disconnected in Windows, and it also shows it not charging. Intermittently it also states the battery power is low or not detected when booting up. Found that there's a battery / system reset button on the underside that may be the cause of the issue. Pressing this button with the underside of the Laptop off resets the machine entirely, I believe it's the battery reset button incase the machine ever gets stuck at any point (as by rights it's a non-removable battery and there's a small pin hole on the case over this button). Works flawlessly without the bottom case in place, as soon as I re-connect it when the unit is on Battery power I loose the battery status in the Lenovo Settings app. The machine will then randomly shut down. Any thoughts on this one, it's the strangest thing. Many thanks all.

A:Lenovo Yoga 15 - shuts down on battery

When you put the panel back, is it touching/blocking any wires?
Have you tried to do a factory reset? If everything works fine then, try updating drivers one by one to see if it comes back.

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I've always used sleep mode at night and quite frankly most of the time instead of shutting down my yoga. I know thats not good after reading some here but wanted to share history in case that has something to do with problem.Typically at night or when leaving office or just going to be off computer for a while I'll close the lid (which is set for sleep mode) and when I return I open it up, enter my password and I'm right where i left off. I have multiple spreadsheets or power points open so it's easier than shutting those down every time or even at night. But since yesterday, when I open it back up, it has shut down and has to start up from "off" vs sleep. All things open have to be recovered (xls, docs, ppt, etc) and chrome says it has shut down unexpectedly and asks if I want to restore tabs, etc.What is causing this change and how can I troubleshoot it and fix it?Help much appreciated.

A:Yoga 13 Shuts down when in sleep mode...

hi juniorgolf18,
 
Welcome to Lenovo Community Forums!
 
Can you try checking under
 

Control Panel / Hardware and sound / Power Option
Click on change plan settings on your selected Power Plan
Click on change advanced settings

Now on this window look for Sleep and open it up.
Look for "Allow hybrid sleep"
Make sure that it is on and save changes
 
Check and let me know if that works.
 
Regards
Solid Cruver
 



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Hi, I have an Ideapad Yoga 11s for about 4 years and it shuts down whenever I have it plugged IN...yes PLUGGED IN. So when my laptop runs low on battery, I plug it in and within 10 seconds, it shuts off by itself. It has happened to my previous Lenovo so I guess the problem was never solved. Any suggestions? It only started happening within the last 5 months or so.

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Recently my Lenovo Yoga 720 15-IKB has started shutting down after a few minutes when on battery. It's fine when I use it plugged in. But once I unplug it and it's using battery (even when fully charged), it will consistently turn off after a few minutes. Nothing has changed that I know of since this started happening. It just seemed to start doing it one day. It hasn't been dropped or anything, it hasn't even left the house. I read around a bit and saw the recommendation to update the BIOS. So I've attempted to update the BIOS via the official Lenovo support page but run into an issue and it can't complete. It has me download 4mcn33ww.exe and kicks off Insyde H20FFT (Flash Firmware Tool). The process appears to run as expected until it turns off the laptop to restart and once it boots back up with the screen black, a red message states "Warning: No Battery Connected, This process requires AC power and a charged battery to avoid accidental power-off during an update". I attached a photo of what I see. I, of course, have the laptop plugged in during this process so I'm not sure why it says that. And prior to starting the BIOS update, Windows states the laptop is, in fact, charging/plugged in.  At this point I'm stuck. The only potential fix I've found online is to update the BIOS, but I can't update the BIOS due to the AC power error it seems. Any ideas? Thanks!

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Hallo, my name is yuval.So here is my problem, about 5-month ago I bought a new lap top of ?Lenovo yoga 720 15? 80x7? from ?best buy USA? and took it back to my country outside of the continent.When I first started to use it, it has an immediate major problem- ?no charging just plugged? so whenever I unplugged it, it would show me that I have no battery and shuts down without any notice.After struggling with the problem and trying to fixed it by myself, I gave up and sent it to Lenovo USA (I am not from the states so it costed me a 100 $ for the shipment).They fixed it and replace the batteryAbout a month ago I got the laptop back from Lenovo ? fixed and everything worked fine until a week ago when the laptop began to spontaneously shuts when unplugged but this time only when decreasing to 20-50 % battery.The charging works and when the laptop is plugged it won?t shut down at all.I tested the hardware with some of Lenovo?s software and everything looks fine I tried to use a temperature app and everything looks fine as well.I don?t know if it is software related or HW, really hope it is the first one, I saw that maybe it related to ?ME region? which I don?t know what it  is.I will be? so! Much grateful if some can help me with this problem. I?m a fast learner and can follow instructions easily      Sorry Im really desperate and run out money for another shipment to the Lenovo USA.  

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Hi, I got the following problem: My lenovo yoga 11s (Machine Type Model: 80AB59397858 P/N 59397858) works perfectly fine on battery but when I plug in the cable it usually shuts down within 20-30 minutes, sometimes within 5 minutes (not immideately)I tried to move the cable back and forth -- no, it is not the case, the contact is fine.I also changed thermo glue on the CPUDifferent charger cable didn't helpPlaying around with power settings and software didn't help eitherSystem log is empty -- it shuts down through hardware.Thermal sensors show 60-70C on CPU.Interesting: If I set performance to "balanced", it sometimes hangs with corrupted image on screen -- clearly GPU problem. Since there is no separate graphics adapter, I am thinking about overheating, but thermometer does not agree  Thank you for any participation 

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This Yoga 520 keeps shutting down automatically every 4 or 5 minutes whilst on battery power. It's fine when plugged in. How can I fix it?

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Hi there, I'm experimenting some troubles when I plug an Ethernet adapter (TECKNET HU043-V3) on the "always on" USB port, the laptop shuts down inmediatly (seems like a power supply issue). Is anybody getting this kind of issues? If I plug the same adapter into the other usb port, it works fine. I tried also to plug the same adapter in other computers and nothing happened. Thanks in advance!!

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My Yoga 260 sometimes overheats and shuts down when I'm doing video work. But the fan speed never speeds up to 100% before it shuts down. Is there any utility to increase the Yoga's fan speed?  

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Hello, My yoga 530 is set to hibernate when battery is 5%. The settings are in "advance setting for energy savings"; then you can choose for some particular battery states to start a function.For the state "battery about to die (5%)" (i'm translating from italian, don't know if it's the same) i can choose only from 3 options: 1) shut down 2) hibernate 3) sleep. The problem is that when my PC is at 5% i just want it keep on, i don't want it to shut down or even sleep or hiberante. How can i do that?thanks in advance

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Thank you for following this thread. I have recently recieved a refurbished X1 Yoga which has run extremely well until three days ago. When I first recieved the laptop I noticed only that the battery charged light and the screen notification were not aligned. The light next to the charger would indicate it was charged long before the screen would agree. This wasn't that big of a deal, but it may have led to my next issue. Three days ago the touchscreen and mouse started to malfunction. On the right side of the screen there was the mouse and three circles frozen, but I could still use the mouse through intuition and some guesswork. The visible point of the mouse would flicker back and fourth between where it actually was and the right side of the screen. Later that evening I closed the laptop and it died. I tried to charge the laptop, but no matter how long it was charged or how long I held the power button nothing happened. Essentially, it became a very expensive brick. Yesterday I charged the laptop again just out of desperation and it came to life. It made a sound like a dial-up and just turned on as if nothing happened. Everything seemed to be all right until it crashed again, and now is currently dead. Any suggestions? The laptop is still under warranty since I got it about three weeks ago, I just can't turn it on to use Lenovo Support.

A:X1 Yoga Shuts down and does not turn back on

Seeing as your machine appears to have suffered hardware failure, I would phone for support. If the International Warranty Tool on support.lenovo.com is correct, you should call 1-800-426-7378 in the United States.

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My Yoga Ideapad 13 often freezes (no warning or indication) and then will shut down after about five minutes.  There's no frequency or activity pattern that I can work out, sometimes it happens soon after I start up the notebook and at other times I can be working for days without incident, and I don't think it's related to overheating or processor demand either. I have tried all the updates I can find but still have this problem.  It seems to happen more when I am connected to my docking port, but that may be just coincidence as I use it more than just the notebook on its own. Although I have my Office Apps autosave set for 1 minute I still lose work, or have to waste time recovering the data back to the working file.

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My Yoga 11s shuts down without any warning when it's plugged in. It may operate for a few or several minutes but will always eventually shut off--completely, almost violently and requires a reboot. This issue only occurs when plugged in. No problems with sudden shut down when running on battery power. The battery fully charges without issue when closed and not in use. I have been just making sure I keep it charged and use it unplugged. However use often extends beyond the battery life. The random and persistent shut off has become extremely frustrating.  What is the problem? Any solutions or ideas?

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Hi there
I have a Yoga 14" Ultrabook and it will shut itself off when you move it also (with lid open) hold it near the thinkpad logo on the right side.
 
I have taken the keyboad and bottom off and could not find any loose connections or damage. 
 
Any ideas? Been searching internet with no luck. is it a SSD thing maybe it thinks it's being dropped?
 
Any help would be great 
thanks
 
 
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A:ThinkPad Yoga 14 (20DM) - Shuts down hard when mov...

Lenovo ThinkPads has a feature where it would turn off the hard drive when it detects it's being dropped. But I don't think that's present on SSDs because they don't rely on mechanical platers. I'd suggest getting the unit repaired with Lenovo. Visit http://support.lenovo.com 




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Yoga 900 laptop shuts down abruptly while being in use. This has been happening since last couple weeks The laptop was purchased in 2016 summer. Installed anti virus and checked for virus. Nothing turned up. Installed all the latest Windows 10 updates. Nothing is helping out so far. What's the best way to resolve the issue? Is anyone else having similar problems?

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I have a new Lenovo Ultrabook Thinkpad Yoga 14 for the last two months. Since last 2 weeks, this laptop just shuts off instantly even it is moved just a bit. However this happens only when it is not connected to power outlet. Please help.
 
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A:Thinkpad Yoga 14 laptop just shuts off instantly

Hi Sanjay Phirke,
 
Welcome to Lenovo Community!
 
I think there might be some loose contact between internal battery and the system board.
 
Try with resetting the system from Emergency reset hole, which will be at the bottom of the laptop.
Emergency-reset hole
 
Hope this helps.
 
Best regards,
Hemanth Kumar





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Hey there,I currently have a strange issue with my Yoga 14. OutlineThe keyboard shuts down when the OS loads. It works perfectly fine in the BIOS, diagnostic tools and my bootloader (grub), but shuts down immidiately when the OS starts. This issues is not related to a specific OS. The TrackPoint on the keyboard is not affected by this issue. An external usb-keyboard works fine. What I tried so far* Did a BIOS update* Removed the keyboard and re-connected it* Ran the diagnostics tool to see if there are any hints* Tried a Windows installation medium to rule out that my bootloader causes the issue* Tried Arch Linux to rule out that my Ubuntu installation causes the issue* Lots and lots of reading Additional Notes"Debugging" the low-level keyboard input on Linux shows that the keyboard is recognized, but there is absolutely nothing coming from it. No I am completely clueless on what else I can do. Does somebody have a clue on what might be the issue?

A:Yoga 14 (20DM) keyboard shuts down when OS (Window...

Hi, welcome to the forums.
 
I do not have much idea about this issue, but what about when you put the computer to sleep or hibernate. Does the keyboard works to wake it up? or if you wake it up with the button, does the keyboard returns to work normally or it just keep disconnected.
 
Just in case, Which BIOS version did you have installed?
 
Regards

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Hello,
I am having an yoga 720 15 and i am having an problem with the sleeping mode. I have already change the settings of the screen into go sleeping mode after 20 minutes but my screen is going into sleeping mode( going black and need to fill in password) after only a few minutes, by not using the laptop. i have already installed the latest windows updates. Is it having something to do with the biosupdate i did to reduce the fan noise?  bios version 4MCN25WW
somebody have a clue for this annoying problem?
 
 
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When shutting down the laptop after a few hours of use, the OS (win10 x64) will shutdown normally, but the red led on the thinkpad logo will remain on. (same whether im on battery, on plugged in). I noticed this issue after finding out my fully charged battery was completely empty when I tried turning it on. However, when I only use the laptop for at most an hour or less and shut down, It will be fine and everything will be powered off. This problem only occurs during long hours of use and then I would have to hold the power button to completely shutdown. What I have tried so far:Disabling Hibernate, SleepUpdated Bios to GQET47WW (1.27) 9/23/2015Disabled Fast Startup* *What I have noticed after disabling fast startup was that before, it would usually blink red until the battery is completely discharged. After disabling fast startup, the problem still occurs but instead the LED is a solid RED until the battery is discharged. Are there any other options I can use to fix this?

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When shutting down the laptop after a few hours of use, the OS (win10 x64) will shutdown normally, but the red led on the thinkpad logo will remain on. (same whether im on battery, on plugged in). I noticed this issue after finding out my fully charged battery was completely empty when I tried turning it on. However, when I only use the laptop for at most an hour or less and shut down, It will be fine and everything will be powered off. This problem only occurs during long hours of use and then I would have to hold the power button to completely shutdown. What I have tried so far:Disabling Hibernate, SleepUpdated Bios to GQET47WW (1.27) 9/23/2015Disabled Fast Startup* *What I have noticed after disabling fast startup was that before, it would usually blink red until the battery is completely discharged. After disabling fast startup, the problem still occurs but instead the LED is a solid RED until the battery is discharged. Are there any other options I can use to fix this?

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My Yoga 2 11 shuts down when flipped into tablet mode. Already tried to restart but nothing changes. Any ideas on how to fix this?

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Laptop works fine on charger but as soon as I remove the charger it shuts off. I tried a different battery and charging cable but it still doesn't work. It won't even charge the battery, there seems to be an X symbol where the battery is? It doesn't seem like it detecting the battery at all. Anyone got an idea what it could be? 

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Instead of sleeping when closing the lid, pressing the power button, sleeping after timeout or choosing sleep from the Windows menu the computer shuts down loosing all the open windows.Pressing the power button initiates a normal startIt happens with updated software from Lenovo and after restoring to the manufacturer original status.The computer has been send to Lenovo for repair, but still not working.

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Hi all I am really hoping someone can help me. I am on my third Lenovo Yoga 530 in the last month. When I close the lid and then reopen it, say half an hour later, the laptop does not resume where I left off, but instead boots up as if I had turned it off. I have lost so much work due to this over the last month. The shop told me this was "just an issue with Windows 10 and it was hit or miss as to if I would get a replacement with the problem or not". Having tried 3 different new laptops, I don't know what to do and they won't replace it again. Lenovo tell me they have never heard of this (Really?!) If anyone can help, I would be so grateful.  Many thanksEm 

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I have a Yoga 3 Pro - 137o with a new battery installed but when I unplug the network adapter it shuts off. The light is solid white and the battery indicator says 99%. The Power settings do not day to shut off when unplugged.  Any help Eli would be appreciated.

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It says the battery is fully charged but when I unplug it just fully dies. I just got this laptop referbished. what is going on?













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A:Yoga 11s shuts off immediately when the power cord is unplugged.

I too have the exact same problem with my refurbished Yoga 11S. It is difficult to diagnose when the battery is non-removable.

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Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.1
OS Version: Microsoft® Windows Vista™ Home Premium , Service Pack 2, 32 bit
Processor: AMD Athlon(tm) 64 X2 Dual Core Processor 4000+, x64 Family 15 Model 107 Stepping 1
Processor Count: 2
RAM: 893 Mb
Graphics Card: NVIDIA GeForce 6100 nForce 405 , 128 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 147213 MB, Free - 68989 MB; D: Total - 9852 MB, Free - 3985 MB;
Motherboard: ELITEGROUP, MCP61SM-GM, 1.0 ,
Antivirus: avast! Antivirus, Updated and Enabled
Every time I boot the pc up it shuts down after about 20 seconds - I then switch it it back on and the same thing happens again. It takes about 6 or 7 times before it will start and then there is no problem. Today it took 13 attempts. If I just put on the base unit and not the monitor, the base unit will stay on but as soon as I put on the monitor the whole thing shuts down again - any ideas?
 

A:Shuts down on startup :(

My first thought would be a failing pw supply. Swap in a test pw supply ie known good unit and see if the system will complete post. Note you do not have to fully install the test unit; simply connect the atx, aux, and video pw [if used] Since it looks like you have onboard video, there will be no video pw lead. Now pw ON and see if the board will post. If it does, then shutdown and fully install a new pw supply.

If it does not post, then most likely a failing mb since you have an ecs board, they are known for poor quality.
 

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hey guys! got a PC that shuts down on windows startup... I've backed up all the files but don't really want to do a full format as i need a lot of the software present... THE PROBLEM:
switch PC on... Bios Loads fine... memory checks out fine... windows splash screen and loading bar come on fine... windows switches to high-res big blue "windows is starting up" screen... and BAM! it shuts down...
I also tried loading it up in safe mode and it gets to the user log in page... i go to log in as usual but as soon as i try to log in... the computer switches itself off and restarts again... any ideas?

(i've got access to the hard drive in another PC, if the problems with a windows file?)

A:XP shuts down on startup

Hi

Tap F8 during startup >> choose "Last known good configuration".
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/307852

Also - if this is a desktop PC, check the power connections inside the case. (with the computer unplugged from the main power)
Remove dust with canned, compressed air.

Include the system specifications (PSU too) in your next post.

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hi. first post here so i dont really know where to ask this. first off: im using a borrowed laptop to post this because my PC wont stay started at all.

system specs that i can remember off the top of my head:

geforce 9600 gt
8gb ram
acer motherboard
5 fans (all are working..including the powersupply and processor)

my pc was working fine till yesterday. I bought an hdtv (31inch sanyo) and tried to use it as my monitor (probably stupid i guess). it worked fine for a few hours then my pc just shut down on its own. i tried to restart it a few times but it kept shutting down(sometimes it got to the loading screen with the vista symbol and shut down, sometimes it got to the options screen to boot in safe mode and shut down, sometimes it got loaded all the way and just shut off) i removed the TV from my pc and hooked my normal monitor back up (samsung symchmaster 226 bw) but the pc still wont boot up.

I did update windows yesterday though, too. there was a .net framework update that i installed, but i did a rollback the one time my pc stayed started long enough to because i kinda thought that might have caused a problem, but the rollback didnt help. my pc just wont stay started very log at all, it wont even get past the vista logo before shutting down.

could using the hdtv have corrupted my video card drivers, or is my power supply dieing? or something completely different? please help..this pc isnt even 3 months old yet and i cant afford to buy another one

A:pc shuts down at startup

Originally Posted by needhelpquick


hi. first post here so i dont really know where to ask this. first off: im using a borrowed laptop to post this because my PC wont stay started at all.

system specs that i can remember off the top of my head:

geforce 9600 gt
8gb ram
acer motherboard
5 fans (all are working..including the powersupply and processor)

my pc was working fine till yesterday. I bought an hdtv (31inch sanyo) and tried to use it as my monitor (probably stupid i guess). it worked fine for a few hours then my pc just shut down on its own. i tried to restart it a few times but it kept shutting down(sometimes it got to the loading screen with the vista symbol and shut down, sometimes it got to the options screen to boot in safe mode and shut down, sometimes it got loaded all the way and just shut off) i removed the TV from my pc and hooked my normal monitor back up (samsung symchmaster 226 bw) but the pc still wont boot up.

I did update windows yesterday though, too. there was a .net framework update that i installed, but i did a rollback the one time my pc stayed started long enough to because i kinda thought that might have caused a problem, but the rollback didnt help. my pc just wont stay started very log at all, it wont even get past the vista logo before shutting down.

could using the hdtv have corrupted my video card drivers, or is my power supply dieing? or something completely different? please help..this pc isnt even 3 months old yet... Read more

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RELEVANCY SCORE 43.2

Hi all I am really hoping someone can help me. I am on my third Lenovo Yoga 530 in the last month. When I close the lid and then reopen it, say half an hour later, the laptop does not resume where I left off, but instead boots up as if I had turned it off. I have lost so much work due to this over the last month. The shop told me this was "just an issue with Windows 10 and it was hit or miss as to if I would get a replacement with the problem or not". Having tried 3 different new laptops, I don't know what to do and they won't replace it again. Lenovo tell me they have never heard of this (Really?!) If anyone can help, I would be so grateful.  Many thanksEm 

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RELEVANCY SCORE 43.2

When I start my computer, I get an error message and explorer restarts. When it restarts many of my icons on the lower right are not there, including my anti-virus shield. I have scanned my computer and have not found any viruses. Any suggestions anyone?

thanks

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RELEVANCY SCORE 43.2

Hi,
ok so i turn on my dell inspiron 8600 running XP and everything seems fine... i can get all the way up to the windows loading screen with the loading bar and right when it would usually enter XP the LCD turns off (not black, it actually turns off). interestingly enough the computer continues to start up... i can hear the windows start up sound and my computer automatically logs into MSN messenger (i can see myself log on from another computer). i can also succesfully start up in safe mode.

i ran norton from safemode but i'm not sure how updated it is. i also got a hijack this log file out of it (i'm not sure if that helps in this situation but if its a virus or something to that affect i figured i'd include it here.)

THANKS SOO MUCHHH!!!
hijack this log:
Logfile of HijackThis v1.97.7
Scan saved at 12:25:17 PM, on 3/20/2005
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\DOCUME~1\Jacob\LOCALS~1\Temp\Temporary Directory 1 for hijackthis.zip\HijackThis.exe

O2 - BHO: SpywareGuard Download Protection - {4A368E80-174F-4872-96B5-0B27DDD11DB2} - C:\Program Files\SpywareGuard\dlprotect.dll
O2 - BHO: Google Desktop Search Capture - {7c1ce531-09e9-4fc5-9803-1c2956615786} - C:\Program F... Read more

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RELEVANCY SCORE 43.2

So I disassembled my computer recently because I saw it needed some cleaning and filter replacement. I disconnected pretty much all the cables, removed the PSU, and took the heatsink and fan off the CPU. After reassembly, the computer seems to have a pretty major issue. After I turn it on, the internal LEDs come on and the fans start up. Then, about two or three seconds later, the computer shuts off. On occasion, it will stay on for about a minute, during which time my monitor can't receive a signal (DVI).

My current setup:
Intel DQ67SW (LGA1155)
i7 2600K (LGA1155)
GTX 660 (although I'm also trying to install a new RX 580)
Corsair TX 750W
Corsair Vengeance 1x8GB & 2x4GB
Cooler Master Sniper case
 

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