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Q: Y700 (15ISK) Display

Just ran a calibration of the display using Calman RGB last night and have to say that I am a little disappointed. The grayscale calibration worked well and I ended up with under .5% error but the color was way off out of the box and for some reason the Calman software could not make any significant improvement to the primary and seconday colors. Initial color error was almost 9%... a very noticable flaw in color reproduction. Calman did manage to improve other color points to get the overall color error to about 3% but, if just measuring the primaries and secondaries, the error appears to be in the 7% to 8% range. Curious if anyone else has tried calibrating their Y700 and managed to achieve better results ? Also curious what others think about the mod to remove the anti-glare film ? I don't like it. It actually creates a haze under direct sunlight. And I wonder if the anti-glare film is messing with the color.

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A: Y700 (15ISK) Display

The antiglare really does impact clarity. I'm not sure if colors are affected by it, but reason seams to think yes to some extent.

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I am experiencing a display error every time that I boot up my new laptop from sleep or being off.  It looks like there are boxes all over the screen (attached).  Oddly, it goes away after a few seconds of use. I updated my video driver, but the issue persists.  I am not extraordinarily tech savvy, but please let me know if there's anything else that I can try before taking it in to a service center. Thanks!

























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A:Y700-15ISK display error

I have the exactly same issue (same model), the thing is, when I refresh somhow the screen (say, scrolling down, then scrolling back), the glitch desapear.

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The display on my Y700 has completey turned off. There is no backlight, and no software recognition of its existence. The computer itself is still fine when used with an external display. Is it just a matter of replacing the screen or is there a possible different explanation?

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OS: 64-bit Windows 10I bought this laptop December 2015 and it has a limited 2 year warranty. I was using it today like any other day but all of a sudden the screen started to flicker. I think it happened when I used the "show desktop" option. It minimized all the windows but the screen began flickering/flashing (kind of like when the screens refresh rate is not right) and the edges of the screen had a sort of ghost image. The screen does not flicker on and off. It stays on but the I guess you could say the brightness flickers high and low. A restart cleared the ghost image but the screen still has that flashing effect.I swear System Restore was active but it's not turned on so going back hoping for a random fix isn't an option. I doubt it will help but I will try updating my drivers.

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Hi.  I have a 1TB TB disk, but want to add an m.2 disk as a system disk.  After a few hours of googling I realise that I need qualified help.  What kind of SATA m.2 SSD will fit?     

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Has anybody tried 16GB x 2 in Y700-15ISK ?If yes, which make and model?  My pc came with 8gb x2   DDR4 2133 dimms.  










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A:32 GB Ram on Ideapad Y700-15ISK ?

Hi basitj  , 
 
 
Greetings . 
 
I was also waiting for other members to try going beyond 16 GB on this model.  
So far,  was not able to get a verified working upgrade on this model most likely since it was just released in the market and that it is using DDR4 already.  
 
Seen models that worked from beyond recommended RAM from OEM since memory controller of processor usually exceed whole system max ram. This is due to systemboard limitation and firmware identification set by OEM. 
 
If you can have your company IT group test it or have computer shop to try going beyong 16 GBDDR4 then it's the only time we can decide . 
 
Update us if possible , it would be a good reference for our community. 
 
 
Regards

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My laptop ran out of battery, so i plugged in the charger, waited 5 minutes, then turned it on and selected the option "Delete resume data and proceed to boot menu", it showed me the screen of Starting Windows and shutdowned, and now it won't turn on again, i already tried to do it without the charger plugged in. I'm running Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bits on a Lenovo Y700-15ISK

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Hello,  I need to power my Y700 15ISK using DC Power.  I cannot find a Lenovo DC power supply so now I am looking for an DC AC inverter.  The AC power supply says 20V 6.75A. Has anyone used a 12V inverter with the Y700?  How do select one that will provide enough power?  Thanks

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Evening. I have purchased the Lenovo Y700-15ISK and having installed CS GO I am experiencing FPS spikes every 5-10 minutes of gameplay. At first I believed it was down to the GPU temperature reaching the throttle limit of 67 degrees but after further tests I have played for 1 hour+ and the temperature has not gone above 60 degrees. These spikes happen as soon as I enter the game even if the laptop has only just been turned on so I don't believe it is temperature related. I have the max processor state at 99% to eliminate turbo and it does not make any difference if I have the graphics settings on high or low. Any ideas or help would be appreciated as I seem to have hit a brick wall. Thanks in advance. Chris Keegan.

A:FPS Spikes on Y700-15ISK

Hi there, Chrisk ?
 
Thank you for writing in to the Lenovo Forum - happy to have you here today.
 
If the laptop is running on the battery, you will always be facing this problem. You have to run the games while using the power cord.
 
Plug in the AC adapter and set the power settings to high performance
 
Open the power options > change plan settings > change advance power settings and ensure the Link State Power Management is Off and Maximum Processor State is set to 100%.
Download & install GPU Shark (GPU Monitoring Tool) - you should see the GPU clock ~800Mhz+.
Download and install CoreTemp - you should see the CPU clock ~3Ghz+(turbo boost)
 
Also, This could be caused by the nvidia Optimus software. To fix it, simply go into your Nvidia Control Panel >>> Program Settings >>> Select a Program, and switch it to High Performance Nvidia Processor.
Done
 
Update us how it goes.
 
 
 
 
Regards,
 
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So i just got my lenovo y700 and the SSD i  bought with it (256GB Samsung PM951) but for some reason, the bios don't see it and i can't install any OS onto it. Any help? maybe i need to update my bios or something?

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When I first got my machine probably a year or more ago. It was blazing fast, and stable. My best yet in fact. Now not so stable.My keyboard just stops working at times. Usually when playing League of Legends on another similar game that relies heavily on hotkeys. Hotkeys that are impossible to use without a keyboard!On top of that, when I restart the machine to fix it. Since that's the only way that I've seen to do that. It encounters problems shutting down and fails. Triggering the recovery menu before boot. That menu is also broken because of no keyboard working. So I have to force another restart (holding down power button). Once I get back to Windows again. Sometimes my wifi doesn't work anymore. So it wont connect (or see) any networks available. So I end up restarting again when that occurs. When it doesn't. Then I enjoy a nice period of having a keyboard.Until it breaks again later. I've tried to determine what it is that's causing it. But haven't gotten anything yet.A call to Lenovo support had the guy suggesting, as soon as I got done describining the issue, to factory reset the machine. I told him I'd really rather find another solution. But he wasn't able to give me one. Guided me to do a BIOS default reset. Which fixed it temporarily (because the machine was restarted). But it came back.I really don't want to call Lenovo support again. Doubt it would help, and the guy I talked to barely spoke English. Sounded like he was from India. Please help guys!
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Hello Community, I was experimenting with several Linux Distributions on my Y700 (no problems at all) and tried today to install Ubuntu Gnome 17.04 in EFI-mode from an USB-Stick and suddenly the installer crashed. So I had to shutdown and reboot. Since then it is not possible to access BIOS or boot-menu. F2 (BIOS), F12 (Bootoptions) or NOVO-Button, nothing works any more. When I press the power button the notebook starts, shows the Lenovo logo screen for 15 to 20 seconds then power off (power LED off) and starts again, shows Lenovo screen and so on in a loop. I got no idea what to do.Any suggestions? ThanksThomas

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Hi, I have bought this laptop and I have Windows problems. I had an ACER before and there was an ACER recovery system button to restore to factory defaults. How can I do the same with Lenovo? Many thanks.

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Hello guys, i have a problem with my computer (Y700-15ISK Laptop - ideapad). After normal use, the computer does not turn off: when I go to shut down the system it disconnects the account.Last time when I encountered this problem I restarted on the system (several minutes) and after it is turned off normally.What can I check to solve this problem?Thanks guys.
 
Mod's Edit: System model added to the front of Subject line to improve visibility / clarity.
 

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Grettings. So, last year i bought this Ideapad Y700 Touch-15ISK gaming laptop and i really love it, just that i would like to make a small upgrade to it, like having a SSD (exclusively to load OS) and a HDD (to install games/software, etc), i just wonder if it's possible (if the hardware has the slot to do so). Also i was wondering if i can replace it's graphics card to a higher-tier one (it came with a GeForce GTX 960M, was thinking to get the GTX 980M), as i was thinking to assemble a gaming PC, i thought it would be easier to me to just upgrade my gaming laptop (and save a lot more money doing so) Thanks in advance

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So, one recently my Lenovo Solution Center is giving me this error telling me something isn't working. Here's the error code: Result Code: WVC003002-UL7VON. Is this affecting my gaming? Because I haven't been able to run newer games all too well. And this computer has a 970m. That's somewhat new. Secondly, the computer has been running really slow recently, and not being very responsive. It'll freeze from time to time, or it won't work. Like I tried to open my windows search on windows 10, but it just wouldn't let me. Same with the Lenovo Center. I had to completely shut it down, and relaunch it for it to open it up. Thirdly, a question. How do I turn off the little pop-up thing when I turn on caps lock or num lock. I don't need a notification to tell me I pressed it, I know I pressed it. Thanks. And sorry for so much in one thread. This laptop is somewhat bother-some.

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I bought Lenovo Y700 Laptop with Windows 10 installed on it but not activated.To activate i need the product key for Windows which is not written anywhere on the Box or on the Laptop.Does someone know about this issue?

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I bought Lenovo Y700 Laptop with Windows 10 installed on it but not activated.To activate i need the product key for Windows which is not written anywhere on the Box or on the Laptop.Does someone know about this issue?

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Hi everyone, I got my Y700-15ISK about 4 days ago. Awesome Laptop !However the trackapd stopped working after only few hours... I tried to press FN+F6 to activate or deactivate it but nothing changes...I use a mouse most of the time and the mouse still work but it's still annoying to have the trackpad not working... Is there a solution ? like some driver to re install ?

A:Y700 15ISK - trackpad not working

So I just bought a 1400? laptop with a trackpad not working after the first day ? (y)

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Hello, I want to upgrade y700 with fastest SSD such as PM961,  Samsung 950 or even 960 EVO. But I was reading that there are bottlenecks preventing full potential of PCIE SSD. One user mentioned that limitation is due DMI 2.0 to reduce power consumption but that could be fixed by BIOS upgrade. http://www.geektech.co.nz/lenovo-y700-samsung-950-proSo I want to know before buying that these limitations can be fixed or I should stick to SATA SSD?

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Hey everybody,
 
I hope somebody can help me here because i am really frustrated right now.
I bought my self a lenovo y700 151sk and untill now it gives me nothing but trouble.
I even found out today that the serialnumber on the laptop does not even match the one on the receipt en box. (was a showmodel so that the box was open when i bought it was not strange)
it is a long story, but i wil put here what i emailed to Lefdal (the store where a bought it) yesterday and there answer.
 
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I just can not handle that yet again i have my brand new laptop gone for four weeks. i did not pay that much money to have it in a technical workshop.
The hardware scan gives me two codes and i can not find what the codes are standing for, maybe somebody can help me?
these are the codes.
- WVC003002-UL7B2H
- WVC00R002-UL7B2H
 
Thank you such much for reading my very long message!!
 
Lou
 
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Hello everyone. I am facing some troubles with my Lenovo Y700-15ISK laptop. Over the 9 months i owned the laptop i accidentally installed some adware that was bundled from a program i installed and i got sick of the ads so i created a Bootable Windows 10 64 bit USB from an ISO off Microsoft & used Rufus USB to create the bootable UEFI USB. The BIOS detects the USB but when i try boot the USB it just stays on the blue Windows 10 with the spinning dots and stays like that for enternity. I then thought since it wasn't booting Rufus screwed the USB up. I then tried using the Media creation tool from Microsoft & still no luck. I tried every USB port. I tried disabling Fastboot etc in BIOS & still same thing. I was almost about to give up then i thought maybe try boot a 32 bit Windows 10 USB and it worked. Can anyone help and explain to me why the hell i can't boot into the 64 bit USB but can boot into the 32 bit? Any help would be appreciated! P.s I have also tried swtiching out the Ram and still no success.  Specs:CPU - Intel i7-6700HQMemory - 8GB DDR4 2400MHzStorage - 250GB M.2 SSDGPU - Nvidia GTX 960M (4GB)

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Not sure what is going on exactly. Once I was able to actually see what the "error" was on the blue page, the other times it was gone so freaking fast. "igdkmd64.sys" Recently I've also noticed that when I hover over links in either Chrome or Opera it starts to jitter the screen a bit, but firefox doesn't. Not sure if they are related or what. I downloaded the driver through windows (device manager and etc) and through intel and either did anything it seems. My GeForce drivers seem to be up to date as well. Hopefully someone has a though or etc.

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My Laptop was working peferctly until one day i was playing hearthstone and suddenly it started lagging, it was about coupl of months ago, i thought that PC just got to much heat so i turnned it off etc. But it still kept lagging, my games hav 100-200 fps but desktop is always lagged up, it takes loads of time to load up desktop when laptop starts, folders ar loading very slowly etc , i did bios update, my drivers are up to date please help

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Hi Everyone, I found 2 air bubbles in the top right corner of my Y700-15ISK's screen.First I thought that it was under the screen protecting foil but it rather seems to be under the glass.I have never seen such faulty display before. The problem occured on the very last day of the warranty period but I could file the claim only today, 2 weeks later when I realized that more bubbles appeared, now there 10 air bubbles.Now I wait for feedback from Lenovo. Is there anyone with such issue? (air bubbles in the screen, no touch display) Best regards, Jozsef


























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Hello Guys,I have my Y700 with specification bellow +- 5month and it for some reason starts overheating.Processor: Intel Core i5-6300HQGraphic card: Nvidia gefore 960m (is set as default for games) I didn't have such a problems in the end of the summer, when I was playing Dead by Dayling on ultra settings. Before 3 weeks it begins overheating more and more even if the air around is much cooler then before. I tried to put the game settings on the minimum specs- still no changes. I have my cooling pad, so the air can go out under the laptop. I even tried a fresh new instalation of windows 10, but nothing helps. What came to my mind was, that the dust can be inside, but after 5 months, it can't be so bad.    

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I have a Y700-15ISK.  I like the computer however, it freezes frequently and I have to do a hard shutdown.  I am using Windows 10, I've done all the diagnostics I can find with no luck.  The computer usually freezes when I am using Microsoft edge with the Adobe Flash and haven't been find anything on this either.  Any help would be much appreciated!!
 
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So I just bought a Transcend MTS400 M.2 ssd, and I don't have a screwdriver to put it in, however I saw that the screw that goes in is made for longer M.2 ssds. So I would like to know is my newly bought SSD compatible? Thanks in advance.

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Hi, I've been experiencing this throttling issue for the past month now ( I've had this laptop since January). The fps drop from 170 to 60 for a couple of seconds and go back up to the initial value. I've had this issue a couple of times before but it would fix itself after restart (usually had it when I wake the laptop from sleep and immediately load CS:GO).  Now, I notice that this happens everytime I start playing and the temp goes above 69 degrees - I used to play with 170-200fps before with GPU temps surpassing 80 degrees with no fps drops at all.  This is really frustrating, especially when knowing that my brother has no FPS drops using my 5 year old Lenovo Y570 with  geforce GT 555m...Is there any way to fix this? I mean the gaming experience, as stated above was fine until a week ago, when I started getting these FPS drops, so that means that this issue can actually be fixed. Specs are Intel Core i7-6700HQGTX960M 4GB12 GB DDR4256GB SSD  ( CS:GO is on the SSD if that matters)I use Speedfan to check the temps. CS:GO is using the nvidia gpu, and the gpu is se to performance, power saving is disabled i am using balanced performance and set all advanced settings to maximum performance.  

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Hello,I have a Y700 Touch-15ISK the Disk is frequently running at 100%, this causes the computer to freeze. I have tried instaling a fresh version of Win 10 x64 and the various "solutions" that search results have to offer. So far nothing, I have been at this for a few weeks, nothing seems to work.

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Hello, I recently bought a Lenovo Y700-15ISK with i5 6300HQ, Geforce GTX 960, 1 TB WD HDD (No SSD). I really like this laptop. But there are some serious issues that I don't know how to fix. First of all, I have installed Windows 10 Home edition. I disabled all the windows 10 problems, that were eating my memory, hdd. But I still find my computer quite slow when working... I expected it to be a beast. Actually it takes about 90 seconds to boot Windows 10. It's not normal... I saw worse laptops boot much faster... And the programs: When I double click My computer it takes like 3-4 seconds to open it. The second time I double click it it's much faster. Right click also lags. Opening chrome takes like 5 to 10 seconds. And when I install programs, install from ISO files, copy files I can't do anything else. The laptop lags a lot, sometimes freezes. But games like GTA, Fifa work fine - no lag in high graphics. I've done a lot of things, reinstalled the windows - nothing helps. Is this normal? Do I need a SSD for windows 10 or what?.... Or do I need to install windwos 10 as UEFI? But I read that there is not a big difference. The HDD has no errors, checked it many times, the transfer speeds are good. The next thing, I decided to go to Windows 7 64 bit on this notebook. The good old windows that I always liked. I installed it. And... I also have problems... Actually this windows works much faster, better. But I can't install the Audio device and Bluetooth (well bluetooth i... Read more

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Hello! I have a Lenovo Y700-15ISK and i wanna to install a SSD due to slow performances of stock HDD(WD Blue 1TB 5400rpm).I would like to buy this: Solid-State Drive (SSD) Samsung 860 EVO, 250 GB, M.2, but i am not sure that will work because it's form factor is PCI-E.Or should i buy this: Samsung 250GB SSD 860 EVO SATA III M.2 MZ-N6E250BW ?Can you tell wich of those fits and works with my laptop?

A:Lenovo Y700-15ISK SSD Upgrade

https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/Gaming-Laptops/M-2-SSD-Upgrade-options-for-Ideapad-Y700-15ISK/td-p/2253...have a look through this thread hopefully its helpful

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Hi everyone. I have a Lenovo y700-15ISK 80NV. Is the 2016 model with a gtx 960m of 4gb and with an NVMe of 256. It's been 5 wonderful months with this laptop. Until the HORROR happened, my keyboard stopped working out of the blue. And I had to hard reset the laptop for it to start working again. And if I didnt hard reset then a BSOD of Driver-Power-State-Failure attacked. So I entered the forums and started looking for answers. 1-All the drivers are up to date, even the BIOS. 2-I already formated it. Nothing helps. 3-I already tried disconnecting the battery and the AC and hitting the power button for 30 secs and all of that. 4- Is not an ssd problem, I removed it and the problem still happened EVEN IN THE BIOS. 5- Yes. Even when I'm inside the BIOS so hitting the Novo Button. Even int he NOVO BUTTON MENU. The keyboard stops working. After 15 secs 6- This week it got worse... I have just 10 secs to do something before the keyboard stops working. I cant do anything with the bios. System Recovery. Anything. So... This is kind of an old model. And its been 2 years for LENOVO to have an answer for this. Please help. I have no idea what to do. The BSOD exe was NTOSKRNL.EXE And I was on windows 10 with the latest updates. Now that I formated it... Im at the start of windows 10... but since I have 10 secs till my keyboard freeze... and like 5 mins for it to restart and gives me a BSOD. My laptop wont update anything in that short time. So... Read more

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Recently purchased a Y700-15ISK for my significant other. 16GB RAM, i7 6700-HQ, GTX960, good stuff. However the wireless card is really not great.I've seen that the AC7260 has an FRU code, 04W3814, and is listed as compatible with exactly one machine. Has anyone tried it in the Y700?

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Hey fellas, I bought a y700 15ISK with no OS, so I had to install win 7. After successfully booting win 7 with USB stick, now on desktop, non of the usb ports seem to work and I cannot install drivers. (this model does not have DVDwr and I have already tried to plug in the ethernet cable yet it did not connect to network either. I would appreciate If any of you ppl had a similar hassle and somehow figured it out. Peace

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