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Q: Lenovo Y510P Graphics won't default to 755M and ca...

Hi all. I just bought my Y510P from a guy on craiglsist who had barely used the laptop. (Like turned it on once and then put it in the corner for a year and a half) When I got it, the guy had restored everything to the factory settings which was just Windows 8.1. My first problem is that the computer keeps defaulting to use the HD 4600 instead of the 755M that I have set as the default graphics card in NVIDIA Control Panel. I disabled the 4600, but then the computer was super slow. Any idea why this is happening? My second problem is that I can't find anything to speed up the fans so that the computer will automatically overclock the i7. I'm tempted to slowly force it to overclock and have the fan speed increase with the temperature, but I'm afraid that I'm going to break something that way. If anyone knows of a way to control the fan speed then that would be great. Thanks. Computer specs: Lenovo Y510Pi7-4700MQ8GB RAM1TB HDD24GB SSD (PCIe)Intel HD 4600 Graphics and GT 755M

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I just want to comment on this - because I'm having the same issue.  I've used the laptop for a number of months without crashing issues, and it seems to have cropped up pretty recently.
 
I think it might have something to do with the driver version?  It also only seems to happen with certain games.  In particular, War Thunder and GTA4.  I play Dota 2 quite a bit and don't seem to have any problems at all.
 
 
2/2/15 EDIT: This post was moved for escalation purposes. Amy_Lenovo

A:Re: Lenovo y510p GT 755M SLI Problem

Hi,I have a problem when playing any games with SLI enabled. Games crashes at random times, sometimes even after ~5mins. So at that specific time the screen goes black and the game minimizes (or I try to minimize it by myself). After that the message pops out saying "Display driver stopped responding and has recovered". I have latest Nvidia drivers (v344.11). I'm running Windows 8.1 x64. The problem occured with any version of display drivers I've installed so far. 

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Hello all,  Has anyone tried Golf Club 2 on a Lenovo Y510p (i7 4702mq, GT 755m SLI, 8GB Ram)? If so, what are your experiences so far? Does the game run well on this system? The laptop seems to meet the recommended system recuirements for the game (with 2 GT755m's on sli), but I'm not sure what to make of that.  Thanks in advance.

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Hello.I have lenovo y510p 755m sli.My proplem is 2. graphic card overheat!I using this methot; And i repaste 2.GPU termal and clean fan.But i play WOT my 2.gpu is overheat! !!!!!96 Degree!!!!!I worry about this.  what should I do ?I saw one more methot!;but i not try this?

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Hello, Last week i received my Y510P from a reseller here in Lithuania, and ran into a *slight* problem.When playing more demanding games (though i wouldnt call borderlands 2 a very demanding game), the screen freezes and the sound hangs. Occasionally the display would turn pitch black (sometimes the drivers just reset with screen backlight still on). I checked memory, sshd, cpus and main gpus for errors, but none were found. I have no idea how to test the ultrabay though... Temps are pretty high, but definetly not critical. CPU runs below 85c under load, main gpu runs at around 75c, only ultrabay runs hotter, but i've seen people saying that theirs run above 95c and it still works fine. Mine usually crashes when it reaches 91-93c. It reaches those temps in about 30-60 minutes, steadily heating up.  I tried removing and re inserting, but it didnt have any effect. Im stumped. Sorry for rambling on so long. I hope somebody can help me pinpoint the problem, and maybe help fix it. Thanks. System specs:Win 8.1 proIntel core I7 4700MQ 2.4ghzNvidia GT 755m SLI8GB ram1TB+8gb SSHDAll drivers are up to date. 

A:Lenovo Y510P 755m SLI ultrabay crashes nvidia serv...

It seems that re-pasting the ultrabay, and increasing TdrDealy to 8 fixed the problem, but i believe it's something more serious than that...

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Hello everybody I wonder if my temperature values are normal.I took a screenshot about an hour after opening my computer. I opened few tabs in the browser and listened to music with winamp for some time.Briefly, for a general use, are the following values normal?(Thank you in advance)  CPU: Intel I7-4700QM 2.4GRAM: 8GSSHD: 1T+8G











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A:Ablout core temperatures Y510p single GPU (755m) ?

Completely normal. For web browsing with 10 tabs or more plus mp3 / flash player music, mid 40s is completely normal. I get the same readings for my 2.2 year old Y470. I'd be concerned with Full load temps when encoding videos that use all threads such as Handbrake because my Core Temp reaches to 90 - 93 degrees Celsius (Turbo Boost is always ON).




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Hi all. I recently obtained a used lenovo y510p from a friend with the following configurations. Windows 8.1 ProSLI capable with 2 geforce 750M cards6gb RAMItb Hard disk2gb dedicated video memory. It plays games at decent speeds with medium settings but I get different errors from each of the 3 games I've tried. For dragon's dogma dark arisen, the game suddenly slows down for a few minutes and picks up speed again after a few (maybe 5) minutes. With mass effect 2 the game screen hangs, while sounds and music continue as normal. ctrl alt deleting and pressing esc will make the game proceed as if nothing ever happened. Finally, for the witcher 3: wild hunt, I get the windows display driver has stopped responding error. The games are properly purchased and as far as i know, so is the OS. I've tried all nvidia display drivers between and including 347.09 to 364.72. I've tried closing all other apps, and ending all nv processes in the task manager. I've also tried different power plans and different nvidia power management modes. I've been monitoring the temp with HWmonitor and it usually tops out at around 81c which I understand is fine for this particular laptop. I even have a targus chill mat to help regulate the temp. Lastly, I've spoken to my friend and he doesn't remember having those issues at all, but he never managed to game with the laptop very often. Any help would be appreciated, this is my first lenovo product. I pereviously owned a dell xps.

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I currently own a Lenovo Y510P which is unable to run several graphically intense programs due to this error:?Application has been blocked from accessing graphics hardware.?Graphics Cards SpecsExtra PC InfoPrograms which trigger this error have been CSGO, Overwatch, and more. These applications are unplayable - they run for a short period before quitting, often a few seconds or a minute after loading the main game. Furthermore, Firefox has also been able to trigger this error, but very rarely.  Solutions Tried:Re-install graphics driver manually (No Change)Run games and programs in compatibility mode. (No Change)Underclock GPU to increase stability/lower temps. (No Change)[Fix which used to assist CSGO:](https://www.reddit.com/r/GlobalOffensive/comments/4b0i8t/technical_difficulties_playing/)

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Hello Lenovo community! I am here on another level of frustration. Bare in mind I have had this problem for a couple of years now doing a TONNNNN of research and I just can not get it right. My problem is: Any game I play, even not playing a game can just be browsing websites I get error: application/program.exe has been denied access to the graphics hardware. When this happens minus the internet it generally closes the game, League of Legends.. problem occurs and I bug splat can happen up to 8 times a game sometimes it will go several games without happening once. Same thing for Path of Exile, Counter-Strike, World of Warcraft so on so forth. PC Specs:i7-4700mqSLI gt750m16 gigs memory1TB HDD28g HDDW8 64-bit Things I have tried SEVERAL times of each method.. DDU drivers in safe mode, reboot: reinstall, DISM cmd prompts repairs, underclocking through advanced power options in battery options, using each graphics card individually, running programs as admin an windows xp service pk.3, malware scans, restoring comp to factory settings. I even ran intel processor diagnostics tool and everything checked out. This has been on my nerves for a couple of years now and I come here to find support and get this case worked out. PLEAAASE !! for the love of god someone help me <3 

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Hey Everyone, I've recently noticed my laptop slowing as I played games like h1z1 on the lowest setting. Eventually, I would get error messages about my GPU when the game would crash. I noticed my drivers were out of date and SLI was also not enabled. I have since updated the drivers and enabled SLI but I still get many of the same problems.  The laptop has two GeForce GT 750M's. I downloaded MSI afterburner and it shows both graphics cards at 135/405MHz at rest. But while gaming, the second graphics card remains at that same amount and relatively the same temperature while graphics card number one goes to about 1058/2499MHz and 75-90 degrees C temperatures. I've also taken out the ultrabay with graphics card number 2 out and put it back in to make sure it wasn't loose. I honestly don't know what any of the data really means, but I'm really hoping to get this fixed. Any help would be greatly appreciated!! Let me know if I can provide any more information!

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Hi All, I have a Y510p with GT 755m graphics and i've had it around 2 years now with no problems. Just recently when trying to play games I just get a black screen when game boots. Some games then crash, others just remain black screen. Sometimes i get a message that "blahbla.exe has been blocked from accessing graphics hardware", sometimes i get nothing at all. I have tried 6 different versions of the appropriate drivers, I have tried reinstalling windows and checking as many settings are right as i can think of. Now i turn to you to ask why my graphics card might be **bleep**ting the bed every time i launch a game. Many thanks for any suggestions in advance.

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I got my graphics card replaced during my warranty because there were some issues with it. Now the computer will not start up unless I turn off the graphics card from the config and remove my second graphics card. It can only use the intel HD graphics card.

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Will the laptop charge and work like normal if I use the 120w charger instead of a 170w one?  Or do I need the 170w charger whether I want to game or not? I dont want to remove my SLI card. 

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I bought this laptop (Y510P) like 3 years ago and now i wanted to add a SSD to msata slot but when i opened it i couldn't find the slot.. I mean, **bleep**? So i guess i can't put any ssd there?     

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Why there is NO  NGFF in the Lenovo Y510p laptops in Bulgaria. I'm very angry about it! I think it's very unprofessional by Lenovo to remove it. Many people that were ordered Y510p canceled their orders because of that!

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Does it have an mSATA slot?





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Hello Lenovo users! I own a lenovo y510p for 2 years now and I haven't had any problems since last week. There was a Windows 10 creators update.. After that update my laptop dramatically slowed down. It keeps overheating and overloading . In task manager the ''Disk'' tab is always at 99% and my CPU usage is verry high. When I open Google Chrome for example it just freezes and there is nothing I can do . I can only hold the power on button so it could shut down . Even ctrl + alt + del doesn't work . When I open a game .. let's say Minecraft , It doesn't freeze but it lags soo much. There is a drastical FPS drop , and that is happening  evry 5-7 seconds. As it si on 60fps , it drops to 15 , to 5 , then goes up to 20 .. 30 .. You'll say that minecraft is heavy .. well , I play Live For Speed , which is heavy like super mario .. The same happens there too. I think that my entire system gets jagged...  Is this a virus or the windows 10 creators update is causing this? Is there a way that I can clean my system and get it fixed?P.S.  Everything in my pc lags , all the folders , all the movies etc. --------Lenovo y510p notebookCPU: ntel Core i7-4700MQ   2.40 GHz - 3.40GhzGPU: NVIDIA GeForce GT 755M (2GB GDDR5)Memory:  8 GB

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My Lenovo Y510p isnt working, Im on my phone but ill show a video of whats happenning: https://youtu.be/d1nhfJ3PUZ0So my laptop will only turn on for a few seconds before shutting back off and then trying tobshut back off. I cant go into bios, it still crashes after a few seconds. Also a weird thing is itll be stuck in that restarting loop until i plug my charger in and then it just wont turn on at all? It first happened a few months ago but i took it to the shop and they said i was working just fine. Worked for another month, and then did it again, and then it lasted yet another month now doing thia again. The same thing every time. I had it worling yesterday, somehow it just started spontaneously working, and then after shutting it off today it started to loop again. I dont know whats wrong with it??

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Hi, I was wondering if the Y510p was limited to only 4th gen. i7 processors. I'm thinking about getting an updgrade, but I want to make sure what i get will work with the socket.

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Hey, I bought Lenovo y510p laptop like 2 weeks ago. It is the SLI version of the y510p. The laptop worked just fine when I was playing with it, ran CSGO and Skyrim on Ultra settings over 60 fps. Couple days ago, my friend broke my charger, and I went to Walmart to buy a new one. I bought the Duracell charger which is 90 watts and it was compatible with my laptop. Then I plugged it in, and tried to play csgo but the fps was like from 5 to 15. I have no idea how this happened. I also took off my battery and just tried to play it without it and just charging the laptop, and when I opened csgo the laptop shut down. I already made virus tests and there was nothing in the viruses. Please help me if you can, I really wouldn't want to send this to the warranty since it's brand new and propably gonna take atleast a month. Thank you already!
Specs:
Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.2
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 8.1, 64 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-4700MQ CPU @ 2.40GHz, Intel64 Family 6 Model 60 Stepping 3
Processor Count: 8
RAM: 8138 Mb
Graphics Card: NVIDIA GeForce GT 755M, -2048 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 913054 MB, Free - 795269 MB; D: Total - 25599 MB, Free - 16086 MB;
Motherboard: LENOVO, VIQY0Y1
Antivirus: McAfee Anti-Virus and Anti-Spyware, Updated and Enabled
 

A:Lenovo y510p slow fps

My guess is that the Charger may not be compatible with that laptop....90watts yes but has it got the correct DC output.

Also you didn't say how your original charger got broken. like was it attached to the laptop at the time?

What could be happening is..when you plug the new power supply in it is not the correct power your PC expects so it disregards it and runs off the battery at lower everything. As when you take the battery out it will not run at all. Easy place for damage is where the power plug goes into the laptop.
 

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Hello, can i use for M.2 SSD A-Data Premier Pro SP900 128GB [ASP900NS38-128GM-C] ?

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Hello guys, Im using Lenovo Y510P with the following specs:4th Generation Intel Core i7-4700MQ / 16GB RAM / Full HD 1080p 1920 x 1080 / 1TB HDD + 24GB SSD / Dual SLI NVidia GT750M 2GB / Bluetooth / CamI got this laptop from my brother, and i use it to play Counter Strike Global Offensive (CSGO) game. I have seen this laptop getting around 250fps in most of the maps in CS GO, but still I am getting only 124fps in every map with low settings. Can any of you guys suggest any tips to correct this?  Thanks in advance  EDIT: Does installing the OS on the 24 GB SSD affect the gaming performance in any way? My SSD got damaged and there is no SSD in it currently. The is only the HDD.

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Hi, i bought a lenovo y510p about.. 2 years ago.In this time my eyes start to be worst day by day.At the beginning i got a terrible headache. And now i got my eyes red that hurt.I think it is made by the matt display. Is it possible?Everytime that i use my pc, it start to hurt my eyes really quickly. Yesterday i spent just one hour and im already done.Im an university student and i need to study and program c++ and java con my pc and i cant do that if lenovo display hurt me so much.Any help? Any suggest?

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Hi, I have two question : 1. I bought a caddy for lenovo y510, but my Sandisk Ultra 2 ssd is only reconize as sata 2. Is there a sata3 or sata2 support? Is there any problem with caddy? 2. Also I was wondering if I can install a M.2 SSD. My laptop is still in warranty, I didn't open it. If yes, is worthy for daily use to sell my Sandisk ssd for a M2 ssd? Thanks!

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Hi, I have the Lenovo Y510p i7 4th generation. I  do not use it for gaming and only need it for 4K Video Editing on Premiere Pro CC. It has the NVidia GT 755M Graphics card in it.   I would like to make it a 16GB RAM Setup.  -Which third party RAM would be most recommended by you guys for my laptop for editing? -Can i add a 8GB RAM to the existing 8GB RAM that came with the laptop or does it need to be a pair of the same company? -Can it be one single 16gb card or dual 8+8 gb cards. Any specific voltage, DDR3, MHz I should consider while purchasing RAMs.  Thanks in Advance    

A:RAM upgrade for Lenovo Y510p

Hi anamorpho,
 
Greetings and Welcome to Lenovo Community Forums!
 
As I understand that you have query regarding Memory upgrade in Y510p
According to this up to 16GB DDR3L- 1600Mhz (Support Dual Channel).
For better performance try to use 2x8GB in each slots. Not necessary to use same brand RAM in each slots  just make sure that  specs are same thats all.
And also voltage and frequency matters it should work with any brands. Still find below some Lenovo tested 8GB RAM's

RAM, DDR3L 1600 8GB, Samsung, M471B1G73BH0-YK0    |  11200504
RAM, DDR3L 1600 8GB, SK hynix, HMT41GS6AFR8A-PB     |  11201301
RAM, DDR3L 1600 8GB, Sharetronic, SM322NW08IAF         |  11201514
RAM, DDR3L 1600 8GB, Micron, MT16KTF1G64HZ-1G6E1   | 11201304

I hope the above information helped you. 
Please feel free to post in Lenovo Community Forums if you have any further queries!
 
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I have the Lenovo Y510P and recently when I opened it to clean the fan I noticed there is a SSD slot which is empty in my case.  (SSD slot on the bottom right of this picture)?   I looked online a bit and I want to know if I buy one of these SSD from ebay will they be ok?First productSecond Product And will I be able to run my windows and some applications with the SSD and have the rest of my files in the HDD? I appreciate all the help!Mahan

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As you can see in the pictures, although the SLI is active, the 2.Error Card seems to be 'disabled'. When I play games like Gta V and it looks ALT + TAB and still looks 'disabled'. All programs run on the 1st card. Even if I open the game, it runs again on the 1st card. 2. On the Scorecard, there is 'no application running on this GPU.' says. I already have FPS problems in the games. How to solve this SLI problem?


























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My Lenovo Y510p isnt working, Im on my phone but ill show a video of whats happenning: https://youtu.be/d1nhfJ3PUZ0So my laptop will only turn on for a few seconds before shutting back off and then trying tobshut back off. I cant go into bios, it still crashes after a few seconds. Also a weird thing is itll be stuck in that restarting loop until i plug my charger in and then it just wont turn on at all? It first happened a few months ago but i took it to the shop and they said i was working just fine. Worked for another month, and then did it again, and then it lasted yet another month now doing thia again. The same thing every time. I had it worling yesterday, somehow it just started spontaneously working, and then after shutting it off today it started to loop again. I dont know whats wrong with it??

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I bought one of the first Lenovo IdeaPad y510p. Having a dual gpu made for a lot of gaming fun. Yesterday, the room filled up with the smell of an electrical burn. I checked the underside the Lenovo. It had been hotter. I heard workers outside my window and figured that the smell may come from them. A few minutes later very thick smoke came out of the left air vent and made a column in the air. I quickly pulled out the power cord and battery. Luckily, the house is still standing. I understand that electronics eventually fail. Yet, this seems unsafe and dangerous. What if I weren't in the room to act quickly? There should be some way to report this. The support page to send a message has been down with an under maintenance message for days.

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My adapter was burned, and my computer has only one graphics card.Now I want to add another graphics card so I need to buy exactly the same adapter 120W?And where I can order new adapter.I am from Israel. thx

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Hello everybody, 3-4 days ago i rebuild my windows 10 and cleaned up my pc and I had a mistake , I downloaded bios update from lenovo website. Bios update says 3.08 but its downloaded 3.05 and my bios has downgraded 3.08 to 3.05. Now i couldnt find 3.08 anywhere and i have suddenly fps drop everygames (also with low low quality settings). I am sorry for my bad english but i thought you understand my problem. I need 3.08 bios download link. I am waiting your reply.

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Hi Guys, I have Lenovo Y510P with Windows 10 and i recently installed a new MyDigitalSSD 256GB in the M.2 slot (instead of the 24GB cache ssd) and i'm using the ssd as my main drive for OS and programs. I'm getting reandom freezes during regular operation, I can still move my mouse duriing those freezes but that's it, it won't unfreeze unless I do an hard reset.. Those freezes happen only when the OS is running from the SSD, when I'm I run a copy of that OS from the HDD, it doesn' happen ad everything works. Before installing the ssd, every cache software was uninstalled and i even tried a fresh new clean win10 install on the ssd but the freezes still happens. I read and tried LOTS of solutions (checking for errors in the ssd, disabling SLI, disabling LPM, etc.) but nothing helps. I'm really desperate for a solution, Doesn any one has an idea on what is the problem? 

A:Lenovo Y510P with a Windows 10 on SSD randomly fre...

what i understood is that slot you got there isnt meant for a big SSD :/ so thats probably why os freezes some times it's a cache slot meant for small sized ssd cache drives if understood it right.

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Hi, I got my new Lenovo Ideapad y510p for a month ago, and  three weeks after it started acting wierd by having a slow startup and sometimes it just had black screen when it was starting up. Sometimes I have to hold down the  power and try several times to turn on the computer. When it do start up, at the begining (after the lenovo logo) it makes some black screen switching (not sure if it correct way to describe it), and then it take ages for it to get on the login screen, and get on desktop, its like it doesn't have an SDD. Any help?  













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A:Problems with Lenovo Ideapad y510p

Hi Zenadbeg,
 
Welcome to Lenovo Community Forums!
 
I?m sorry to hear that your Y510p laptop is not working as expected and takes long time to boot into Windows, below are the steps to check and resolve the issue in the computer:
 

Remove the battery and any other peripheral device connected to the computer.
Hold the power button for 10-15 seconds and then connect only the AC Adapter and try to turn ON the computer.
If the issue persists even after performing Flee Power then resetting BIOS to its defaults should resolve the issue
To access the BIOS menu click the NOVO button which at the left-hand side of the computer next to AC power adapter jack.
Then to reset the BIOS to its defaults click on ?F9? Key and select YES.
Now Click on ?F10? Key to safe the changes that are done in BIOS, restart the computer and check if the issue is resolved.

Hope this helps!!!
 
Do post us back if the issue persists.
 
Best Regards

Shiva Kumar






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Make: LenovoModel: Y510pOS: Windows 10 (factory = windows 8) 64 bitGraphics: NVIDIA GeForce GT755M 2GB Problem:1 When I was able to access computer HDD disk usage would randomly spike to 100% for a couple of minutes every few minutes.2 Stuck at lenovo loading screen (won't load onekey recovery or log on screen). Early Symptoms:1 Shutdown laptop using start button, after a while of black screen laptop would not shut down so I shut it down with power button. The next day windows would not start last thing I installed was Hamachi and steam game called Life is Strange. What I've tried:I have tried factory reset. For a while it worked but I was having the above problem 1.I tried a clean boot and upon restart I now have problem 2 and can no longer factory reset using onekey recovery. Solution: I'm thinking there is a virus or hardware problem having to do with my HDD and what I have come up with is to a) use something called DBAN to reformat, however I have tried to boot from flashdrive and although in the bios booting from flashdrive is enabled it won't boot ie. I have no clue what i'm doing. b) reinstall windows from a disk after formatting. Again I want to boot through flashdrive but I'm not sure how to get bios to boot it. or c) replacing the hdd with an ssd so I bought an ssd and think I know how to replace it but won't be able to use the migration software. My question is: will I be able to install windows if I just replace the HDD... Read more

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Hi all, I just fixed my y510p from video artifacts due to a loose video cable connection, but when I put everything back together, my trackpad no longer works, and in device manager, I had an unknown device listed that was not there before. Anyone else had this problem, or have any ideas on how to fix it? I thought it may have been a cable that came loose when I was taking the computer apart, but I checked the connections to the trackpad and they're all good. Still not working though. Thanks in advance!

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Can anyone please provide me detailed instructions on how/what partitions to delete and make and just overall get this to work pls ?l ol


























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Hello, I just bought a new y510p laptop few days ago. It works fine for frist 3 days. Now, when I turn on the laptop, it stuck at lenovo logo screen and then restart. The recovery key doesnt work as well, it also dispay lenovo logo and then restart. I really appreciate if anyone can help, thanks

A:y510p stuck at lenovo logo

Additional information: I don't connect any external device. I cannot access BIOS using F10 key

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Dear Lenovo staff / Lenovo Community,Bobby here with a very important question! Tonight, well.. this morning I FINALLY fixed my thermal throttling after 2 yrs by doing the unshroud mod posted by a member anyways i don't want to derail .. I was trying to reformat my SSD to cache for faster loads, I accidently made it a WMR or something MR format/partition ( Very inexperienced in this field ). I do not have the recovery disk that came with the laptop and my laptop is stuck in a Preparing Automatic Repair Lenovo logo loop during boot. Is there a download i can do with my product key I think it's UNIN? or w/e in my bios so i can do a fresh clean factory install or something? PLEASE?!?! I just fixed my laptop this morning and got to enjoy it for about a hour or so until i started getting a little cocky trying to enhance my laptop's performance. I got the Y510P i7 4700mq 16gigs RAM with SLI 750's and 28gb SSD and 1TB HD

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Hello lenovo community, Today my new 128GB SSD arrived (I believe it is M.2), I installed it into my laptop and then went to my disk management and did all the steps. Now I can see the SSD in my computer next to the rest of my pertitions and usb drives.https://gyazo.com/e22d0006a9b863a7985611dfd3c66bc4.png I would like to clean install windows on my SSD so that my laptop runs faster and I will be installing a few important programs on the SSD too later on. I am just not sure how to do this. Currently I have windows 10 Pro and the windows is activated with a digital license linked to my Microsoft account. And after I do install my windows on my SSD, how can I set the default folder for all my software to be installed in? I want to have them automatically be installed in a folder in my hard drive except for the few applications that I will manually put inside my SSD. Thank you in advance for all the help! 

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Hi folks I'm new to the forums to please excuse me. I'm currently posting from my phone so when my laptop comes on I'll attach the debug file.

Basically I set my laptop to sleep instead of shutting it down and when I went back to resume my work (about 20 hours later) it was running very slow.

I was searching for my 'Calculator' but made a typo so I tried backspacing the letter but nothing happened. Chrome (which I had opened at the time) was unresponsive and so was my taskbar.

I waited a while to see if anything would happen but nothing did so I forced shut down.

I left it off for almost a half hour and when I put it on I got that error 'Unmountable_Boot_Volume' and it needed to restart and so it did but then the error came up again this time it did an automatic repair which lasted a few seconds then it was diagnosing which lasted a few seconds and then I got the following message:

Automatic Repair
Your PC did not start correctly.
Press restart to restart your PC which might sometimes fix the problem. You can also press Advance options to try other options to repair your PC.

I clicked restart and it did.. I got a black screen for a minute or two but I got to log in. But once again everything was moving slow so as the start menu seemed to be working I shut down the laptop. (It's currently off)

Can anyone assist me with this problem?
It would be really good if I can actually find out what's really wrong with my laptop.
Thanks.

P.S. See attachment

A:BSOD Unmountable_Boot_Volume Lenovo Y510P

Please remove / disable items from the startup in taskmanager
These programs could interfere with the boot process giving you trouble and increase the boot time.

For this crash, I suggest you follow the tutorial below for troubleshooting.
If you have any question, please ask them.
Troubleshooting stop 0x7B and stop 0xED. - Windows 7 Help Forums

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Hello!The story begins 1 year ago, when I decided that I don't want my Windows OS and I want Linux. So I tried to install Ubuntu and installed it on its own, so no Windows anymore on my HDD. After that point my USB 3.0 and HDMI ports didn't work. I've tried everything on my Linux distribution(Arch Linux) and nothing works, dmesg -w doesn't even react in any way when I connect anything to any of the ports. I installed recently Windows 10 and the ports still don't work.In both Linux and Windows can't be the drivers fault, nor loading different modules in Linux.Does someone, who really understands Lenovo hardware know something of this? I've already given up, so I just want to understand what I broke during the installation of Linux. Thanks in advance! 

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Hello 8-forums.

I'm posting on behalf of my little brother since he isn't the sharpest when it comes to computers. Today his computer started freezing and crashing out of nowhere at completely random times. I couldn't pinpoint an activity he was doing which might have caused it.

On top of that a pop-up kept coming up on his screen about his screen driver having crashed and has been restored. I happen to have the same laptop and I've had this problem for a week or 2 too, but nothing happens when it shows up on my screen (unlike his, where it crashes the computer). His screen now also has blue matrix-like lines all over his screen as a result of todays crashes.

I asked him to send the Zip-file from the DM log collector tool. He only had a BSoD once and he didn't notice the error code. The rest were freezes (forced to restart) and crashes (no BSoD screen).

Hope you can help find a solution to my brothers problem.
Regards Jens and Walther

A:Lenovo Y510p - Freezing/Chrashing

Hi Snejxjens,

Welcome to the 8forums.

Please remove some files to increase the free space to at least 10-15%.
Every partition needs at least 10-15% free space so Windows can do its thing in the background.
   Warning
Less free space could cause BSOD's

Please remove / disable items from the startup in taskmanager
These programs could interfere with the boot process giving you trouble and increase the boot time.

Please uninstall everything of Nvidia using Display Driver Uninstaller and install new drivers from the manufacturer.

Code:
1: kd> lmvm nvlddmkm
start end module name
fffff801`86694000 fffff801`872ec000 nvlddmkm T (no symbols)
Loaded symbol image file: nvlddmkm.sys
Image path: \SystemRoot\system32\DRIVERS\nvlddmkm.sys
Image name: nvlddmkm.sys
Timestamp: Tue Mar 04 12:07:52 2014 (5315B408)
CheckSum: 00C20523
ImageSize: 00C58000
Translations: 0000.04b0 0000.04e4 0409.04b0 0409.04e4


Please run a threat scan with Malwarebytes*, a full scan with your AV, scan your system with Adwcleaner, Kaspersky TTDSKiller and ESET Online Scanner
*(Uncheck trial version in the installation process)
Remove Spybot

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I purchased my Y510P back in Q2 2014, it was already on Win 8 when I purchased it. Everything was working fine even after the  SLI issue with  Win 8.1 which was fixed through a BIOS update that was available here in their product support page. During that time I worked more on other things and didnt really notice anything about the GPU and its update. I was able to update my laptop to Win 10 (back in Q4 2015) and I'm currently unsure if it already installed the anniversary update. Recently, I tried some few games and noticed that the second GPU seems not be working during any games I've launched. I ran Unigine Heaven Benchmark and seems that the SLI is detected, checked the device manager both hardwares are detected, and updated to the latest GPU driver. But still seems to be not working. Any help will be highly appreciated. Thanks.

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Hello!So my laptop is out of warranty and a few days ago i noticed that the sound quality from speakers is decreassing. I than realized that only the right speaker is functioning very poorly (i can bearly hear it and its making crackling noises). Than i reinstalled the audio drivers - nothing changed. So that must mean that the right speaker is dying! Where can i get the spare parts and which ones do i need? Thank you! Jan

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Hi.I am considering buying Lenovo IdeaPad Y510p,to be more specific I want exactly this model from newegg.com. This model has 5400rpm 1tb HDD which in my personal opinion is not good enough for this laptop so I was planning to upgrade it to SSD but I am not if this is possible to remove the existing HDD and replace is with my SSD as I see no HDD bay on the back of the laptop,the manual also provides no information on how to acess the HDD. There is also no information on the size of the hard disk drive on this model,is it a regular 2.5" HDD or are they using other size drive..? I have chatted with a few representatives online,but they could not provide any specific information,one of them told me that this is possible,the other one said it is not.I hope someone can provide detailed information on this matter.Thank you. 













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A:Lenovo IdeaPad Y510p HDD Question.

hi quick5and,
 
Welcome to the Forums.
 
The official Ideapad Y510p specs sheet has not been released yet but the 1TB HDD is a regular 2.5" SATA HDD (same as the Y500, see page 38-40 of the hardware maintenance manual on how to access the HDD)
 
Other SKU of the Y510p, like this merchant, sells a hybrid 2.5" drhve (sample specs here)
 
As for upgrading the HDD to SSD, you may want to check Crucial's SSD upgrade for the Y510p or go with an mSATA drive (according to these reviews, the Y510p uses an M.2 (formally NGFF) mSATA drive).
 
Please check this pdf data sheet in the future as it will enlist the official specs for the Y510p.
 
 
Best regards,
neokenchi
 

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