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get the latest drivers from Lenovo's site or Lenovo Vantage system?

Q: get the latest drivers from Lenovo's site or Lenovo Vantage system?

Should I be getting my drivers from Lenovo's site or Lenvo Vantange system? I always check Lenovo's site for new drivers because I never use Lenovo's vantage system but I have seen some people say that Lenovo Vantage system has newer drivers. Is that true?

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Preferred Solution: get the latest drivers from Lenovo's site or Lenovo Vantage system?

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.)

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I have been wondering why there are two methods to get updates for my X1 Extreme.One update method is via the Lenovo Vantage application (under Windows 10 Programs)The other method is to go to the Lenovo Support page (https://pcsupport.lenovo.com/us/en/products/laptops-and-netbooks/thinkpad-x-series-laptops/thinkpad-...); I used the full URL with model number, but you can also use the main support page and use 'Dectect Product' which uses Lenovo Service Bridge to detect the laptop model and serial #. I have used both, but am probably going to stick with Lenovo Vantage. Which method are most of you using? PSell is similar in this regard. They also have multiple update apps / methods for some reason. 

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When I bought my Lenovo V330-15IKB laptop slightly less than a year ago, I used the System Update in Lenovo Vantage, and it showed the update history, including BIOS updates. For some reason, now when I check 'My device status', in the System Update section, there is a red cross instead of green check like the other lines, and the message 'System Update not found'. What is causing this, and how can it be fixed?

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Hey all ... here is a screenshot of the current state of affairs: Note: this is the Win 10 Pro 64-bit OS, Version 1803 ... Windows Update is ' ... up to date'. I have tried various Lenovo Vantage Critical / Recommended / Optional update selections (in their respective groups and / or alone) and re-booted every time following failed system updates ... I cannot seem to break whatever log jam is occurring here. I thought perhaps trying the IME 11.6 Firmware - 10 [64] - V.11.8.55.3510 update alone, or, the ThinkPad BIOS Update - 10 [64] - V.2.26.1.18 update alone (they are both 'Reboot Required' updates) might get me past this issue, however, so far, no joy.  There is a 'Fully charged (100%)' battery installed in the system. Thanks for any insights offered, FFF P.S.  I would also be interested to find a Lenovo drivers list of older Synaptics Pointing Device (ThinkPad UltraNav / Touchpad) drivers for my P70 machine ... does such a historical driver resource exist?  The reason being, the more recent touchpad drivers are unsuitable for me ... too sensitive / 'sticky' (adjustment of various touchpad settings doesn't cure the usability issues) ... I much preferred the behaviours of the earlier drivers but can now only Roll Back to Driver Version: 19.3.4.202 (16-Jan-18) ... I'd much rather use the July 2017 driver version, whatever the version number was (possibly 19.3.4.112).

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This week I did install the windows update and since the update my Lenovo Vantage will not work. See picture below.I've contacted the dutch Lenovo technical support this morning (unknown error there) and they did advise me to delete the app , restart laptop and reinstall Lenovo Vintage.It will not work, same screen... I also did in the Lenovo app Recovery (herstel) , restart laptop,  didn't work, then reset (opnieuw instellen), restart laptop and didn.t work. I did see enough solutions but I'm not that super smart wizzkid, and my english is not that good enough to solve my problem.My laptop : V320 I7 Windows 10 version 1909 I do hope sombody can help me.Kind regardsElles 

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I am trying to launch Lenovo Vantage, but it's stuck forever at "Services for Lenovo Vantage are upgrading, please wait." I am using a Yoga 710-14IKB. How can I get past this?

A:Lenovo Vantage stuck forever at "Services for Lenovo Vantage are upgrading, please wait."

Hi @halfbeing,
 
Greetings!
 
To resolve the issue, kindly uninstall the Lenovo Vantage app and the Lenovo System Interface Foundation app as well. Restart the computer then install the Vantage app again. Found similar discussion here. 
 
Thanks!
Auxen

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My Lenovo Vantage app is not working after update my computer. I am using Window 10 64bit.Here is the error link I keep getting:https://imgur.com/a/sHYKYMb

A:Lenovo Vantage app not working after latest Window update.

Hi TTLL, Lenovo Vantage is the replacement of the following 3 apps:Lenovo CompanionLenovo SettingsLenovo Account Portal applicationsSeems like the problem you described was led by wrong registry value when previously upgrade from Companion to Vantage. You may try to remove all Lenovo related apps from Microsoft Store and re-install Vantage.  





"May the Force be with Lenovo"

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Hello Community,as per a.m. I'm reporting what I believe is a bug, not sure it is though.Everytime I try to update the AMD VGA Driver via Lenovo Vantage (which I find very useful since I do not have to deal with the manual install/uninstall of drivers) I reach a point where the OS reports that two different driver versions are installed (??).There seems to result in a driver conflict, therefore I'm unable to access to the AMD Radeon Settings via mouse right click. Shouldn't the Lenovo Vantage process uninstall the old driver before installing the new/updated one? No updating of drivers via Lenovo Vantage have ever resulted in such a weird behaviour, so I have no clue of what it is... Lucky me I am prudent enough to have a daily backup of the OS so I can restore it when such behaviour occurs... Do you guys still suggest to using Lenovo Vantage to update AMD VGA Driver or proceed with the manual update?Could pls. be so kind to tell why Lenovo Vantage is behaving so weirdly and if it's resolvable or not?If it's not can you suggest a page/guide explaining the manual process of updating the specific driver for my notebook and where to download the correct one?Thank you so very much in anticipation for your kind support. Specs:Windows 10 HomeInstalled/current AMD VGA Driver version: 25.20.14118.3002Latest AMD VGA Driver version: 26.20.11016.5002

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Hi guys, I want to install latest version of Lenovo Vantage. As I uninstalled old version Lenovo Vanage from Control Panel or CCleaner, the Lenovo vantage Serive still run in my laptop and when I uninstall Lenovo vantage service which state"unintall missing". When I installed  latest version Lenovo Vantage from Mircosoft Store, the Lenovo Vantage was still to be old version. I have tried many times, but the new versional can't be intalled properly. Thank you so much.

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I hope this is the correct place to post - did not see a E series in the ThinkPad Board... I am getting an error when trying to update to Lenovo System Update version 5.07.0065.I recently upgraded the computer form Windows 7 to Windows 10. Trying to make sure my drivers were up-to-date I ran across the newer version of the System Update app. When I tried to install, it gave me this error:The old version is now none existant in Programs and Features. Any ideas? All are appreciated!  Thanks.

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Some of the drivers in Lenovo Vantage are out of date? Lenovo Vantage prompts me to install the older driver version after I have downloaded the latest drivers from some of the official websites like Intel or Geforce Lenovo.

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Hi all,I have a new Yoga 920 and want to make sure that I have the most current drivers installed from the Lenovo site. Can I trust Lenovo Vantage that it checks for the most recent drivers/updates? Thanks,Marco

A:Can I trust Lenovo Vantage with keeping my drivers up to date?

I trust it BUT realize based on my experience it sometimes is 1-2 weeks behind what you see on the driver download page.  Which to me is ok in case there is an issue with the driver other people will most likley post issues on the forums about it first.

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About a month ago i went on lenovo vantage and found the cool and quiet/intelligent cooling options successfully. Now when I went to lenovo vantage to find those options, they had disappeared and I can't access or find them at all. I already uninstalled and then installed lenovo vantage to see if it would help, but it still doesn't come up. 

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hello,I want to keep my computer battery intact because I do not move it so much and my laptop (lenovo v310 15-isk) battery is built-in .so installed lenovo vantage to enable conversation mode but i did not found power setting in hardware settings .i only found audio settings.how can i fix that problem and enable conversation mode.thanks.

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Hello, my Lenovo Vantage Tool just updated and now unfortunately my battery gauge icon in Taskbar is gone.Is this feature no more available in the new version?I also tried the taskbar right click way (described one year ago) but didnt find anything in Vantage or the taskbar menu. Thanks and regards

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I read other posts and none specifically addressed this for the 920 and the use of what is actually a good Lenovo config tool seems to be poorly documented.   I would think it would be the same for any Yoga model with Windows 10 and Lenovo Vantage installed.   I can't seem to find a version for Vantage, so hopefully this works on all versions.    1) Find and open Lenovo Vantage on your machine (use Cortana if needed).   This is the Responsive view and yours may look different...don't worry, options are the same.  Click on Hardware settings  2)  Click on Input (again, responsive view...whatever view you have should have this button labeled the same)  3)  This will open the Hardware Setting - Input UI.   Under 'Function Keys' click on the one that is labeled 'F1-F12' (should look like below, highlighted in blue) to make that the the Function the default setting for those keys...to further clarify: it will now be a Function Key (F1-F12) by default.    With this change, you will press the FN+ one of the function key for the Hot Key option (e.g. FN+F1=mute/unmute, FN+F2=volume down, etc.)     4)  Your change is already saved, so you can now X-out (click X in the upper right) of the pop-up windows created by that were created   

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Hello i downloaded and installed lenovo vantage and lenovo setting app on my lenovo thinkpad x1 carbon (2nd generation) having windows 10 pro but both apps run for 5 to 7 seconds and closes automatically without doing anything. please tell me some solution.All my driver and software are up to date and i also downloaded new version of lenovo system interface 1.1.16.0 from lenovo support. and lenovo vantage and lenovo settings app are also updated. Please tell some solution to overcome this!

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hi.i was using my computer with battery conservation on a few days ago but next day i used the pc i couldn't use it. i losed that option and i really need it because i need to use my computer all day does anyone know what can i do?i already tried to reinstall the drivers and lenovo vantage too and nothing


























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Since you have to hunt around different Lenovo sites (and other sites) to find out about these softwares, I decided to make a post to get feedback from actual Yoga owners on how these programs interact, what they do, which ones are prerequisite, and which ones are unnecessary. Please don't take this as a blanket answer. This is just what I have found. It might be right - it might be wrong. I'm looking for others to post their experiences as well. Lenovo System Interface Foundation Driver - Necessary prerequisite (missing driver in device manager without it). It allows the Lenovo Utility and Lenovo Companion to work. Lenovo Yoga Mode Control - Necessary if you want to use your yoga to seemlessly change between all the different modes (laptop, tablet, tent, stand). This software is responsible for autorotating and putting Windows into tablet mode. Lenovo Utility - Recommended(?) This one I'm not too sure on. I remember that I was missing some function that I wanted but I can't remember what it was now. Maybe battery cycle count and health? Lenovo Companion - I don't have this one installed and don't think it's necessary but would like someone else to shed some light here.

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Hi, System Update 5 popped up this AM and wanted to search for updates. I allowed it and none were found. No problem there, my question is, hasn't Vantage replaced System Update? In other words, is SU5 needed on my P1? TIA!





P1: 8850H, FHD, 16gb, 512gb, P2000, IR Camera, Windows 10 ProT450s & X201t & M93p, too

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After installing windows 1809 (dec. 19) the lenovo vantage software and system update do not work!How to fix?tksstefano

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My HP VR (Windows Mixed Reality) Headset has stopped working after ThinkPad updates, and now getting this error whenever I lunch windows mixed reality: Check your display cable: Make sure your headset's display cable is plugged in correctlyError Code 1-4Laptop Model: T580 ThinkPad LENOVO 20L9CTO1WW (U3E1)Operating System: Windows 10 Pro 64-bitGraphic card: NVIDIA GeForce MX150  System Update History in Lenovo Vantage:1- Intel Management Engine 11.8 Firmware - 10 [64] - V.11.8.60.3561 oSuccessfully installed on 2/6/2019 at 10:42 PM2- Lenovo USB Selective Suspend Patch - 7/10 [64] - \/.1.0 oSuccessfully installed on 2/6/2019 at 10:42 PM3- ThinkPad Hotkey Features Integration Package Setup - 10 [64] - V.9.0.4.0 oSuccessfully installed on 2/6/2019 at 10:42 PM4- Intel Graphics Driver (Windows 10 Version 1703 or later) - 10 [64] - V.25.20.100.6472 oSuccessfully installed on 2/6/2019 at 221 PM5- NVIDIA Optimus Display Driver - 10 [64] - V.24.21.13.9836/24.20.100.6344 oSuccessfully installed on 2/6/2019 at 2:14 PM6- Intel Management Engine 12.0 Software - 10 [64] - V.1828.12.0.1152 oSuccessfully installed on 2/5/2019 at 639 AM7- Lenovo Intelligent Thermal Solution Driver - 10 [64] - V.1.0.1.267 eSuccessfully installed on 2/5/2019 at 639 AMI reinstalled WMR app and also reinstalled latest NVIDIA GeForce MX150 driver from NVIDIA website manually. Still getting the same error In Device Manager under "Monitors", the "Mixed Reality headset" monitor is NOT presented.&nb... Read more

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In this first screenshot of Lenovo Vantage running under Windows 10 (64) on my X1 Yoga (1st generation), please notice where it says that I need to install Sierra Wireless EM7455 Software - 10 (64), version 7.47.4743.0105.  However, in the second screenshot, please notice where the Installation History shows that Sierra Wireless EM7455 Software - 10 (64), version 7.47.4743.0105 was successfully installed already. Everytime I boot up and run Lenovo Vantage to check for updates, it tells me that I need Sierra Wireless EM7455 Software - 10 (64), version 7.47.4743.0105 so I let it install it. Everytime I install it, the installation appears to be successful and my computer reboots, but then after rebooting, Lenovo Vantage again tells me that (1) I need it, (2) I already have it. This is crazy.  In the third screenshot (looking at Windows Device Manager) I see the Sierra Wireless EM7455 Qualcomm Snapdragon X7 LTE-A. The fourth screenshot shows that it is disabled.  I will enable this and then retry to install the updated. I'll report back in a second posting on this thread whehter it works.  (I would leave this posting open and finish it later, but I'm afraid it woud all be lost when I reboot).   

A:ENDLESS LOOP: Lenovo Vantage Tells Me To Update a Driver That Vantage Says Is Already Up to Date.

After enabling the driver in Windows Device Manager, then again trying to update, the update was successful. After another reboot, Lenovo Vantage no longer show that this needs to be updated.  I'm no programmer, but it seems to me that the Lenovo Vantage update program ought to be able to see whether a driver is disabled and to tell the user to enable it in order to allow successful of updating of the driver. My 2.

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Hi -- with the current version of Lenovo Vantage, I seem to be having difficulty getting non-Windows System updates.  On the first screen/Quick Settings, System update spins as though it's doing something but does not finish.  On the next page (System Update), the "check for updates" button is grayed out and no installation history is available. I CAN click on "Lenovo System Update" on that second page and reach a much more detailed series of drivers, but it's not a user-friendly place to update. FYI, I have turned on auto-update for both critical updates and recommended updates within Lenovo Vantage.  I hope those updates are being installed automatically but cannot reach any install history screens to confirm that.   How can I fix this? Should I uninstall and reinstall Lenovo Vantage?  If so, how?  Thanks. KES2

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Not sure if I'm using the right term but while either of these programs are checking for updates, cursor focus is contanstly being pulled to either the app itself or the numerous background processes it seems to be opening. Seems minor but this means you literally can't multitask or do anything requiring typing while checking for updates, because your cursor is constantly being moved out of whatever you're trying to do.  This is especially a problem because of how long the scans take to run.Few addl questions: - Are these two apps doing the same thing, and if so, why are there two of them?  Just noticed the 'System Update' one today, Vantage I have had since purchase - Why are there numerous 'Setup' popups being generated in the background while these programs scan? (see photo attached). If you Alt-Tab during the process, you can see many exe / software shell things opening and closing (is this what pulls focus away?).  - Is there anyway to fix these programs so they run truly in the background?  Can't imagine it's a big ask to clean these up a bit. Thanks!





ThinkPad X1 Carbon 6th 20KHCTO1WW w/ Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-8550U

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I can't seem to get the System Interface Driver loaded, always get a failed-network error. Any help appreciated

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after i choose for the option in lenovo vantage battery to keep it between 55/60% now i can't turn it of because i can't open the lenovo vanatge settings .... any way to turn it off ? 

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Lenovo Vantage worked perfectly on my T60P until recently. Now whenever I load it I get this error: "Services for Lenovo Vantage are installing, please wait. You are about to see the Windows User Account Control dialog. Please accept it to ensure that Vantage service is installed correctly." I've uninstalled and reinstalled, as well as uninstalled system devices as in a different thread, but nothing. I can't update anything or check Vantage and even an older version of Vantage that I tried is broken and keeps trying to get me to download Interface, which I have and installed. This is a disaster, please help.

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If you look at the driver version for the Intel HD graphics for X1C6, the latest version posted on Lenovo's site is 24.20.100 which came out in October but if you go to Intel's site, you will see that the latest drive version is 25.20+. It's the same thing with the other drivers for Intel Wireless Lan, Synaptics TouchPad, Chipset, etc. It makes me wonder what the IT people at Lenovo are doing...

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Hardware: Laptop Model: Lenovo Yoga 530 14-ARR GPU: Integrated Vega 8 Mobile GraphicsCPU: Ryzen 5 2500U MobileMotherboard,RAM: 4GBSoftware:Operating System, Windows 10 Home 64-bitBIOS: LENOVO 8MCN50WW, 12/25/2018Drivers:Radeon Settings Version2018.1004.2349.42886Driver Packaging Version18.40.12.01-181120a-337559C-Lenovo HelloI'm currently posting the stable version of my driver. When I used the new update to Radeon Settings/Adrenalin for Mobile starting with version 19.2.3, I noticed my SSD did not shut down after I shut down the computer. If the display turned off (like if the lid was closed), it would not turn on again until I performed a hard reset by holding the power button. I have performed clean install (using DDU or AMD Cleanup in Safe mode) for 19.23, 19.31, and 19.32. I saw 19.41 just released today so I'm hopeful for updates for my system, but I don't want to update if it will force my computer to hard reset again.Please help? I'm checking reddit and people with Ryzen laptops don't encounter this problemThank you!number31

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Hi, I am having Lenovo G510 laptop, my Machine got upgraded to Windows 10 (64 bit) and since then laptop bluetooth is not working. Earlier i was having Windows 7 and the bluetooth was working without any issues. yesterday only i have downloaded "0ig501af.exe" the bluetooth driver from support site for windows 10 (64 bit). Name of the driver is "Bluetooth Driver (Atheros, Realtek, Broadcom) for Windows 10 (64-bit) - Lenovo G410, G510" with Version "Atheros 10.0.1.1, Broadcom 12.0.1.670, Realtek 1.3.865.3". After clicking on setup file "0ig501af.exe" Bluetooth Driver was installed under this "C:\drivers\Bluetooth Driver (Atheros, Realtek, Broadcom)" folder and gave me below error.  After getting this error I have also installed the specific Bluetooth driver from "C:\drivers\Bluetooth Driver (Atheros, Realtek, Broadcom)\Atheros\10.0.1.1\setup.exe", installation was successful. After the installation I checked in device Manager and also clicked on Show hidden devices there also Bluetooth option is not coming . similarly I also checked under "Airplane Mode" Bluetooth option is not coming here as well. Device ManagerNot sure what can be done now, Appreciate the help on this. Thanks. 

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Hi, I recall reading some posts that  a technican or Lenovo changed the version of Vantage to Exterprise and the user's problem solved. Something like that. How do we get the Exterprise version? What advantages does it has over the standard vantage?

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Hello All, Were can I find drivers for Win7 64bit?Need the following:Samsung NVme  PCI\VEN_144D&DEV_A804&SUBSYS_A801144D&REV_00Intel USB Hub xHCI USB\ROOT_HUB30&VID8086&PIDA12F&REV0031Intel USB 3.0  PCI\VEN_8086&DEV_A12F&SUBSYS_224D17AA&REV_31ACPI Processor Aggregator   ACPI\VEN_ACPI&DEV_000C Thanks in advance

A:P51 20HJ Windows 7 64bit drivers not listed on Lenovo site

Are you trying to install Win7 yourself, from scratch, as a new/second Windows on a P51 that was delivered with Win10 installed?  Or what?
 
Please read this other thread, which deals with installation of Win7 from scratch to NVMe target on a P50.
 
And in particular read my post regarding use of the Gigabyte USB Install Utility which creates new bootable Win7 install media on USB by adding the required and missing USB 3.0 drivers for mouse/keyboard as well as the missing NVMe driver for NVMe target devices.
 
The original retail Win7 install media on CD/DVD did not support USB 3.0, nor did it support NVMe.  Drivers for both of these device types must be added to the Win7 install media in order to now install Win7 on Skylake-based motherboards, for both laptops and desktops.  You can use the Gigabyte utility to "slipstream" add the missing drivers to either (a) CD/DVD original Win7 install media, or (b) ISO file version of original Win7 install media, with the newly combined output being written to a new bootable USB version of Win7 install media.
 
This new USB bootable Win7 install media will have the missing drivers present and will solve your problem.
 
Note: for quick reference I quote my own posts on that other thread...
 
The Gigabyte utility is available from the Gigabyte download site, scrolling down on the page about midway (you may need to expand categories to see everything).  It is described as: "Windows USB Insta... Read more

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Que paso con Lenovo Vantage????? No funciona y queda desconfigurada en  la pantalla!!!

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When I want to determine the rate at which the battery starts charging, I can not find the icon  in lenovo vanatage    

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Hi everybody.My computer failed to boot upIt is stuck on the black screenI have reinstalled windowsAnd now I can not log into app lenovo vantage I clicked signin, it appears the following errorcan you help methank you.Machine Type Model:20FAS4TP00

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Hi there,I am a Lenovo new player. I have a question ragarding LENOVO VANTAGE APP. When we perform the application, we could find out some information like "System Status", it list out some information (Memory, CPU etc... ) with Green Light or Red Light. my question is what the Green or Red indicator light mean??? 

A:Regarding Lenovo Vantage

Hi Hilfiger1014! Congratulations to your new Lenovo device and welcome to our forums community. Where did the red light indicator appeared? Did you run a hardware test? If yes, can you send the screenshot of the result to us? A red light after a hardware test pertains to an error message wherein there is a possibility of a hardware failure. For more information about the application, you can check this link: https://support.lenovo.com/us/en/solutions/ht505081.

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I have T430 which was originally designed with thinkvantage application instead of lenovo vantage (either the deployment version or the UWP/windows store version). Will the thinkvantage button continue to work with windows 10 to open lenovo vantage? Is the T430 even compatible with lenovo vantage or must I use the old application? Thanks in advance.

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