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Yoga 710-151KB broken hinge

Q: Yoga 710-151KB broken hinge

I've seen many of the posts describing what has recently happened to my 15 month old 710-151KB, the right hand hinge breaking when I closed the laptop, cracking the right corner of the screen. It would appear to be a manufactoring/design defect. I've had laptops for years and depend on them for my business and customer contact. I don't abuse any of my equipment and simply closing the laptop in the usual manner should not break a hinge. I am mechanically minded and certainly would have noticed warning signs of a pending break, but nothing in this case. My action to date has been to return to the retailor who advised that as the warranty had expired they could do the repair but at my cost. The retailor was most unhelpful. As my business depends on customer communication I could not be without some form of computer for the week or two it would take for any repair to take place. I purchased a replacement laptop at another retailor. That retailor advised that it would take a couple of weeks to replace the hinge and screen with the cost (including labor) exceeding the value of the laptop. Question: Has Lenovo stepped up to the plate for repairs, replacement or compensation? It was a great laptop while it lasted but 15 months is a rather short life for a babied laptop!

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The hinge on my Yoga 2 13 is broken and the monitor and the computer have become completely detached.  Any recommendations on how to proceed? I'd like to at least access the hard drive but have had difficulty in using it as an external drive.  I've purchased the converter that some have recommended but the drive simply doesn't show up when I connect it to another laptop.

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Hi, I have a Yoga 710 with a broken hinge.  The laptop has only be used in my house and has never been dropped. At the moment the left side hinge is stuck in "normal open mode". I can not open it further nor close the laptop. and the glass over the hinge is cracked. The laptop is still under warranty. I have contacted Lenovo service center for this an although it is clearly a production error it seems Lenovo is not honoring its warranty obligations. They claim it is accidental damage.Does anyone have the same experience with the yoga hinges?andDoes anyone have any advice on how to convince Lenovo to repair this under warranty? Kind regards 

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I just bought my new lenovo yoga 730 last month. After less than a month suddenly the left hinge of the screen is broken and now the screen is crooked and does not close well. I have seen here that Lenovo are aware of this problem and opened a case for this issue and offer a repair but lenovo in Israel do not want to fix my laptop because it was bought in the United States and not in Israel. What should I do?

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We bought a Yoga 730 in August for my 7th grader. She was using it as a tablet and one side of the right hinge popped off. She made the mistake of trying to close it. Hinge binds up and cracks screen.  Lenovo support says tough luck. 

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Hello everyone, I'm reading that others have this problem and it has resulted in a broken screen. The left side of the right hinge on my yoga is not connected like it is on the other hinge. Is this a defect or part of the design? I contacted lenovo to see if I could get a replacement before my screen shatters but they said I can only repair it. Unfortunately I need a laptop everyday for school and work so I can't afford to wait 10 business days for it to be repaired. On my yoga before this one, I had three dead pixels and they sent a replacement right away, then I sent the broken one in. Sadly they have told me they won't do this for me again, even if this is a manufactured defect. Has anyone had a similar experience? I'm wondering what the best course of action is since lenovo refuses to accomodate to my circumstance.

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Tonight I was attempting to reseat my laptop's hard drive and must have exerted too much force when attempting to close it back up because on the righthand side the hinge broke off of the roll cage. It looks like that not only am I going to have to replace the hard drive but now I'm going to have to figure out how to fix the hinge. Does anyone know how to fix this? It looks like I'm going to have to buy a whole new palmrest assembly because that's what the hinges attach to (the metal-roll cage underneath the motherboard, gpu, etc). Is it possible to just buy the roll cage by itself? I can't find any replacement palmrest assembly for the yoga 500 15isk, only for the yoga 500 15ibd. Would the 15ibd palmrest assembly work? Not sure if it would even be worth fixing at this point. Maybe I should buy a new laptop.  Any help would be appreciated. 

A:Broken Hinge Yoga 500 15isk

What exact model (MTM) do you have?

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I bought a Lenovo Yoga 730 15" Laptop a couple months ago. I have never misused or mishandled it but tonight when switching from tablet mode to regular mode, there was a problem with the right hinge. Part of the right hinge popped off and now it seems that the screen (the glass part) is coming apart from the back of the laptop, especially when closing the computer. I don't know what to do as I am worried that further damage may occur to the computer/screen and this is a great concern as I have had it for such a short period of time. I am unsure as to what caused it to break as I was handling it quite normally but I think there may have been a problem with the hinge when it was manufactured as it was a little loose before it popped off. Thank you in advance for any help.

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Bought my lenovo yoga 720 13inch from my dads friend about 6 months ago. He used the laptop for a few months and left it with my dad when he left the country. I used the laptop for a while just to check it out and fell in love with it. So i asked my dad if he could buy it from him, he agreed but his friend sold it barely below the original price as it was'nt used much. 6 months in, i'm enjoying everything about this laptop and suddenly the right hinge breaks and cracks half of the screen. I was absolutely devastated as i had no warranty and repairing it would be expensive. With much effort i convinced my dad to send it for repairs and was able to use for another month before it broke again. Money gone down the drain. After a bit of research i found out that many people had the same problem, i just feel so cheated. I'm about to go into university with no laptop and i'm doing an IT degree. My dad won't fund me as he's already paid so much for the laptop, I might have to start part time work now just to get money for a new laptop. No words can explain how dissapointed i am at lenovo as this isn't a problem caused by the customer, rather a fault with the companies engineering (you can't tell me thousands of people who've experienced the same problem are the cause of it). It's a shame because I loved everything about this laptop and believed it was worth every penny. I feel worse for my dad who has to see his hard earned money go down the drain. heres a pic of the b... Read more

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The symptoms:One day when you've opened or closed the lid as you would with normal use, you here a pop and notice that the screen has separated from the lid body in one of the corners near the hinge (the screen glass may or may develop a crack a that point). If you chose to do nothing though, this problem will only get worse and, eventually, the screen glass will crack.  The problem:The root cause of the problem is the use of glue/adhesive applied by the manufacturer to keep hinge assembly attached to lid body. After a while the glue fails to hold the hinge in place and it separates from the lid. When that happens (with a pop), the hinge mounting plate (made of steel) is now moving freely between the screen and the lid so when you try to move the lid, it's pushing against the back of the screen causing screen glass to bend outward. This applies to ALL Lenovo Yoga series notebooks as their hinge design is the same and Lenovo is aware of it... but choses to do nothing. Support:Given that Lenovo designed this hinge and chose the materials and methods to assemble it, you would think that it would take the responsibility for it failing to last passed warranty. Unfortunately, no such luck. When you call support, you get nothing but denial and blame for mishandling their state-of-the-art product and causing it to fail. So you end up with a total disappointment on your hands and a bitter taste of unfairness. Repair:The hinge can be repaire... Read more

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Hello, I bought lenovo yoga 500 14 ISK on January 2016. After 1,5 years later i aware that there is some problem on the left bottom side (near the hinge) than one week later i saw that screen and back lid seperated from left bottom side and when i look at in i saw that the screw hole is broken from inside and the screw is not tightening the back lid anymore. And my pc never dropped. It is under 2 year warranty and after i sent my pc to Turkey technical service, they said that your actions are completed and when i see the pc right side is broken. First of all i do not want to take back but they said that you can not take pc back so they force me to take my pc. day  by day crack is going bigger and bigger. When i called technical service they said that me (laughing) i forced the pc lid which is 360 degree. and also they said to me opening the lid from only one side causes this problem.  It is not written anywheere taht "dont open lid from left or right side" . I used 7 -8 years lenovo and also2 years work pc laptop Lenovo in very hard conditions and there is no even 1 problem. But my latest pc is falling apart day by day . Not a laptop anymore because opening lid will make my pc not work soon so lid is always open. I need Lenovo center help because people in Turkey unfortunately doesnt help for money. So i dont want them to repair my pc anymore too. After many discussion they are going to break other parts too and i dont trust them. Please help me to be repa... Read more

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I have a Dell Inspiron N5110 laptop. Right hand side LCD panel connector to the base is broken. When I close the LID, part of the hinge coming out from the base. I think hinge screw holes( plastic piece in the base that attaches LCD hinge ) is broken. I attached some images if you are not clear about the situation.Can I fix this by replacing the laptop base cover ?
 

 
I also got these pieces from from the one who repair it.
 

A:Inspiron N5110 hinge/hinge base broken - identify damaged parts

Hi did u check on ebay to see if someone had like it for sale.

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The screen and hinge has been working fine till couple of days ago, when I lift the screen, I found the lower right corner of the screen glass was cracking and broken into small pieces and the right side hinge is loose. After removing the broken glass at the corner area I found the hinge mount assembly behind the glass was loose and popping out due to failed glue. It is obvious a design or manufacturing issue. In order to hold the heavy screen up in position, the hinges must be made very tight and the hinge mount should be attached to the notebook metal cover with screws instead of very small area of glue. I called Lenovo help center but was told there is no recall for this isse and it was out of warranty. I resecured the hinge mount to the metal notebook cover and the display works fine but the right side area (1/3) of the screen lost the touch sencitive function. At first, I thought the glass was broken by something hitting the glass from outside or dropping, but in fact is was broken by hitting the hinge behind the glass when you open the notebook. 

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It is bad enough that Dell makes a product with a defect affecting many of their unuts (bad hinge design/manufacture), but then makes a statement that part is specifically not covered under any of their warranties. 
C/mon Dell.  You created the problem, man-up to it.

A:Hinge Laptop Broken (Inspiron 5545 Right Side Hinge)

Frank,Thank you for bringing your concern to Social Media support team.Please private message us the snapshot of the hinge, system service tag along with registered owner's information and email address.

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The right hinge broke on my ENVY m6. Now the left one is about to go. The waranty is up and I have noticed that this is a common problem with this product. I should hope that there has been a recall on this. HP should at least repair the issue free of charge (waranty or no waranty). I take great care of my things and my computer is no exception. Please give me advice on this one. I am extremely disappointed at this point.

A:Broken right hinge. Left hinge about to go on my ENVY m6

Hi @NeiCe , I have brought your issue to the attention of an appropriate team within HP. They will likely request information from you in order to look up your case details or product serial number. Please look for a private message from an identified HP contact. Additionally, keep in mind not to publicly post serial numbers and case details.If you are unfamiliar with how the Forum's private message capability works, this post has instructions.

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When my computer is on it has a loud fan noise.  I tried to get the new BIOS update discussed in the previous forum but it didn't work. I'm not sure if I didn't do it right or what.  If you have any advice on this it would be greatly appreciated.

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sn#mp192n54 The yoga crashed and its out of warranty.  Here is my problem.  I have data on the small solid state drive.  its a m2 ngff pcie x4 ssd.  I have been trying to find an adapter to move the data into my computer via ssd to usb adapter. I have attached a picture of the drive. If anyone knows of an adapter that will work, please let me know. 

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I recently purchased a Yoga 730-151KB (15") and am looking to purchase a screen protector. I would like to know based on my specs which type of screen protector would me compatible with my laptop? here are all my specs. specs

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Mi laptop Yoga 710-151KB no detecta tarjeta SD alguna.He probado que las tarjetas SD que tengo, son leidas por otros dispositivos. 

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My new Yoga has a 2.4 ghz speed for wireless.  I read at the manufacturer website that this wireless model is both 2.4 and 5 ghz.  Do you know how to turn on the 5 ghz speed?   For all I know the speed is dependent as to what brand laptop it is on.  It may be all laptops of this style are always 2.4. Note I bought a usb wireless device that has 5 ghz and I can use that.  But I'd like the laptop to have 5 ghz without my useing up a usb port.

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My Lenovo YOGA 730-151KB will not charge. It is at 22% and I have restarted it, shut it down, tried a different outlet, tried a different charging cable and it will not charge. It says charging but it has been two hours and no increase. I have decreased brightness and background apps. I have had this laptop for about a year. Thanks

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I got this update to the bios today.   After reading the text in the pop-up saying at the end of a long list of scray things to do it said  "please load bios default in set-up menu .... " I cancelled it. I do not want me messing with the bios.  How do I un-do or get help without a laptop, or with one that is wounded. Lenovo, you have to make this less scary, fully automatic and error proof, and easier to do.  Most of us know nothing about any bios or bios menu, and I don't want to know.  No benefit really stated from doing the update.  Things are working fine, don't need it.

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i went to open up my laptop but when i did the screen broke as the hinge on the right side came right through the screen.   i sort of taped it back on so i could use the laptop.  i guess i just need to vent - but was just told that this is not covered under warrante (which this thing is still under)  i bought this laptop early november of last year and its falling apart.   the keyboard part of the case popped open under where the mouspad is and the keys pop off.  now the hinge is  broken off and the screen is now broken.  i paid a decent amount of money for this thing and was so happy to finally have a decent laptop and not the cheapest thing i could find - im on social security so i had to save up for this POS.   they tell me i can send it to them at my expense and they will tell me how much to fix it.  im just so angry i needed to vent. 

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On August 30th, I contacted Lenovo Support because I had run a test on my laptop and it said the ?RTC Test? failed. I asked what was going on with my laptop and gave the customer support person the failure code and they told me that my motherboard was failing. They said I could send it in to Lenovo in TN to get it fixed or go to BestBuy. I brought it to BestBuy because I thought it would be quicker but BestBuy just straight up said that they couldn?t fix it and I would have to bring it to Lenovo.  On August 31st, I contacted Lenovo again so I could have a Depot send in instead. They shipped me a box and said it should take around 3 business days. (It took more than 3 days because there was a holiday). I shipped my laptop out on the 8th of September.They shipped starting the 10th and Lenovo got it on the 13th.I had expected to recieve an email or call because I accidentally broke my screen and it wasn?t covered but they told me beforehand on the phone that I could just tell them to go ahead and just fix what was covered. I check the website because there are no updates and I see that it says9/14/2018, 1:06:41 PM   Machine issue has been identified as a chargeable service after performing problem determination. Please schedule a call back service with Contact Center for the details of inspection results.I wait for an email or phone call. Someone finally emails me on the 17th at 2pm.I respond on the 18th at around 7pm.They respond ... Read more

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I have bought Yoga 720 151KB from less than three months but from a few days the touch screen is not working maybe after the last windows update i tried every ways that adviced in the community but nothing work . Is somthing wrong with my laptop .I shouldnt buy Lonovo every budy told me But i said that The new company is making better computer to win the compation with the famous copanies But i was dump .

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Recently, I have lost the ability to do the two finger tap to access the context menu.  It is set within the settings for two finger tap; but, it is not working at all.  I have tried multiple options including uninstall/reinstall the drivers, adjusted settings, and an edit to the registry that did not work as well.  It appears that this happened within the last few days, maybe after a Windows update.  Not sure.  Is anyone else experiencing this or know of a workaround? The solutions I've found on the forums only apply to the Elan touchpad, not Synaptics.

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The left hinge and the plastic began to separate from eachother, and now its so bad that the fan has apparantly stopped working. Will HP fix this problem? If not, I will definitely be looking at a mac or something that wont break just from average use of a laptop.

A:hp envy touchsmart 15 broken hinge/broken fan

@oliverfleek

 

I have brought your issue to the attention of an appropriate team within HP. They will likely request information from you in order to look up your case details or product serial number. Please look for a private message from an identified HP contact. Additionally, keep in mind not to publicly post personal information (serial numbers and case details).
 
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Windows 10 Home 64-bit, was 1803, upgraded to 1809.  am thinking of doing a Windows reset to fully eliminate software.  have checked BIOS settings as well.  removed Microsoft ACPI, Lenovo Vantage, etc to no effect.  if I remove the plug, power goes down.  when I plug back it, it stays static, but does not charge up.  started about 4 days ago and I feel it will eventually get to zero.  have tried different power bricks to no effect.   should I take into a service center?  pic and battery report attached.    

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Purchased my laptop from Amazon seller about a year ago. Black horizontal line started to show up about 6 months ago. It is only getting worse. This gets really annoying as the line is almost quarter of an inch down the screen and stretches across the whole screen now. Wondering if this can be fixed and if Lenovo offers any repairs? Wouldn't expect such issue to happen to a brand new laptop, and I understand I'm in a situation where I bought this laptop from Amazon that I don't have anywhere to go. This issue seems to be design flaw/defect from manufacturer and not misuse by the buyer.Please advise

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Hi all - i've searched and searched and searched and can find nothing to tell me how to use Thunderbolt,how it works, what i need to download - nothing.  Can anyone help - think Thunderbold for Dummies ? 

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for the last 4 - 5 weeks the dispaly on my yoga 720 151kb flipbook was dimming unexpectedly or was dimmining unexpectedly and showing 'spotlights' at the bottom of the display. [see "previous post" below for details]i updated the drivers, confirmed the latest version of windows (10) was installed, bios was current, etc. using the f11 key, i would darken the display then bring it 'back up' to the desired brightness level. this was a temporary fix to the issue.because the unexpected dimming and spotlighting was becoming rampant, i contacted lenovo tech support on 08.03.18. tech support walked me through the same steps i had already taken and said to monitor the laptop.the day after the call into tech support, the dimming/spotlight issue did not present itself. fyi, i spent a minimal amount of time on the flipbook, but each time i did there were no instances of dimming/spotlights.this morning, the issue became worse in that the display went dark/black, then lightened a little with the spotlights at the bottom. the dimming/spotlights happen "in bios" as well. attached are the three of the latest photos which show the problem.a call into tech support this morning yielded this result: they're going to send me a box so that i can send them my flipbook so that they can "look at it." today's tech support rep (mike) first said the problem could be the "lcd or edp cable." when i asked for clarification, mike then said the problem "could be the graphics card."LE SIGH! is ANYONE else expe... Read more

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Hello,  So I?ve had a Lenovo Yoga 720-15IKB Laptop for about a year now with no problems until now. Yesterday the touchscreen worked fine and today it does not work. I have tried the following:1) shutting down the computer both through the start menu as well as by holding down the power button.2) going to safe mode in which the touchscreen is still unresponsive 3) checked for update on the HIM touch screen driver. It states I have the most up to date driver and that the driver is working properly.4) I disabled and then reenabled the driver and nothing.5) I installed ?driver easy? and scanned drivers. It states I have the most updated driver and that it is working fine. Touchscreen still not working. Everything else seems to be functioning fine. ie keyboard, keypad etc.

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repost of the original subject line: yoga 720-151kb: errant screen dimming, 'spotlights' at display's bottom, possible 'bleeding' issueis anyone else experiencing this issue with their yoga 720? has anyone determined if this is a software or hardware issue? exchanges with lenovo tech support (chat and phone) have yielded nothing; except to send in for repair...a death knell for small business owners. please see below for my original post from august 2018. advance thanks to anyone who can provide actionable intelligence!~*~*~*~*~*~*~i received a yoga 720-151kb december 2017 (~ 12/5/17). approximately 4 - 5 weeks ago, the yoga's screen/display began dimming unexpectedly. the errant dimming occurs when the flipbook is operating on battery and plugged in...there is no telling when the errant dimming will occur. [i am experiencing random 'blue screen microsoft os' issues as well but that's a different post...] [UPDATE: the microsoft os issues no longer occur.]attached are two (2) photos of the screen/display this morning after it dimmed unexpectedly. [UPDATE: only one photo is included with this post, again displaying the problem.]a temporary 'fix' is to make the screen 'go black' (by pressing the f11 key). again, it is a temporary fix because it is unknown as to when (!) the errant dimming will occur. [UPDATE: this no longer resolves the issues at the times where the screen is practically black.]fwiw: i have installed the recommended updates (from lenovo, microsoft) as they come ... Read more

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The left hinge on my laptop has broken, it is so bad that it actually cracked the underside of the laptop case. I have read of this happening to many HP laptops, is HP providing a fix for this?

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I bought a yoga 730 over the summer spent over $800 on this computer as a full time online student and mother of two under four a reliable computer is something crucial to me. I also needed something in my budget I didn?t want to cheap out so I bought this thinking oh yeah lenovo is reliable! YA OKAY!! Fast forward to two days ago doing homework everything?s fine close computer to make dinner come back after dinner to take a test and notice the mouse going crazy look down and sure enough the screen is cracked now I?m freaking out I know i didn?t drop this computer or harm it in anyway there?s not a single scratch on this computer NOT ONE. I thought maybe the rubber stopper broke it in front of hinge cause you can see that?s where crack starts. Nope right hinge is missing a piece and upon closing out pressure into the screen and cracked. Now I call them and they are talking about we don?t cover accidental damages well a missing piece in a hinge breaking the screen isn?t damage I find out many users in both screen size in this model have same problem sooo lenovo what are you going to to do about it !!!????? I just mailed my computer in today look st pics there is no hook in left side of right hinge and it caused screen to break just like every other user on here with same issue 

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i received a yoga 720-151kb december 2017 (~ 12/5/17).approximately 4 - 5 weeks ago, the yoga's screen/display began dimming unexpectedly. the errant dimming occurs when the flipbook is operating on battery and plugged in...there is no telling when the errant dimming will occur. [i am experiencing random 'blue screen microsoft os' issues as well but that's a different post...]attached are two (2) photos of the screen/display this morning after it dimmed unexpectedly.a temporary 'fix' is to make the screen 'go black' (by pressing the f11 key). again, it is a temporary fix because it is unknown as to when (!) the errant dimming will occur.fwiw: i have installed the recommended updates (from lenovo, microsoft) as they come through and continue to do so. i have modified power options, disabled 'auto' options, etc., to no avail because the errant dimming continues.a lengthy chat with anupriya of live assistance (UGH!), yielded more questions than answers on my behalf. anupriya directed me to "...download and install the driver to see if this fixes the issue" and "...recommend making sure that Windows is updated to the latest version as this can fix many issue" [those are direct quotes from the chat window]if any other yoga 720-151kb owner is experiencing this exact issue and resolved it successfully, will you please share here the exact steps you took so that i may do so as well? advance thanks!errant dimmed screen photo #1 errant dimmed screen photo #2 

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I bought my notebook exactly 2 years ago. The right hinge has been broken for several months because I cannot afford to fix it. I have never moved this notebook, let alone dropped it.  What are my options?

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I sent my laptop to have the hinge repaired and when I got it back it had a password on it and noone can tell me the password. Now they are trying to sednd me to another company that can help me unlock it but the charge for that service. WHAT A SCAM...

A:BROKEN HINGE

@sandyriley9255

 

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I HAVE AN HP TOUCHSMART 17 MODEL M7-J120DX SERIAL #[Personal Information Removed] THE HINGES HAVE BECOME STIFF AND HARD TO OPEN AND NOW THE  RIGHT HINGE HAS BROKEN THE NUTS OUT FROM PLASTIC. THE COMPUTER REPAIR SHOP I NOW HAVE IN HAS INFORMED ME THAT ON EBAY AND AMAZON HUNDREDS OF THE PALM REST AND HINGES HAVE BEEN SOLD AND NOW NONE ARE AVILABLE LOOK LIKE IM NOT THE FIRST PERSON WITH THE SAME ISSUE HOW CAN YOU HELP ME 

A:M7 BROKEN HINGE

@M7HINGE

 

I have brought your issue to the attention of an appropriate team within HP. They will likely request information from you in order to look up your case details or product serial number. Please look for a private message from an identified HP contact. Additionally, keep in mind not to publicly post personal information (serial numbers and case details).

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  My HP laptop shows signs of cracking near the hinge. The left hinge of my 15 Notebook PC has broken, relevant documents available including the invoice. I bought this laptop with my hard earned cash. As I have seen this is a very common problem (ex. 1)http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Hardware-and-Upgrade-Questions/HP-Envy-m6-Broken-hinge/m-p/343...)Ex2: (http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Hardware-and-Upgrade-Questions/Left-Hinge-broken/m-p/5756682#M......), What solutions do you offer?I am looking forward to hearing back from you. A. Main

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I bought an HP Envy J048-tx. This product has one very serious problem of hinge getting broken.I want to get it repaired. What do I need to do? 

A:Broken Hinge

@abaugus

 

I have brought your issue to the attention of an appropriate team within HP. They will likely request information from you in order to look up your case details or product serial number. Please look for a private message from an identified HP contact. Additionally, keep in mind not to publicly post personal information (serial numbers and case details).

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I have HP Pavillion G6-2322sxThe right hinge on my notebook has broken somehow. The casing threatens to separate from the screen if I don't hold the two together when I close the laptop. Even though my laptop warranty has expired.  this hinge has not broken because of my fault. I have seen many people with the same issue.Please repair My latop.thanks

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One of the hinge that allows the laptop rotate 360 degrees is no longer working property.  The bottom half of the hinge that connects to the keyboard side is no longer rotating property. I suspect there is not enough lube or the thread is borken.  Since the hinge is not rotating correctly, there is a difference in spacing between the screen and keyboard half of the laptop, causing the two of sometimes grind against one another.  I have to physically try to rotate the angle of the bottom half of the hinge to match the working side, but this is not an easy task which shouldn?t be a problem in the first place.  Now I love the Specte X360 when it is working and was planning buying one for my fiancÚ (trying to convert her over to PC from MAC), but this is seriously giving me second thoughts on the quality of HP Spectre 360.   My question is does the hinge needs occasional lubing for it to work properly?  Has there been testing (qualification) on these hinges?  If so, how many cycles?  Is there a video or manual on how to disassemble the hinge?  I am an engineer and do failure analysis for a living, so I am somewhat interested the failure mode.  Plus, this was a very expensive computer and I would rather not have to spend more money if I am able to fix this myself.  Anyways, I don't know if it's my bad luck or HP is very 'good' with its warranty...  Usage Info:Laptop is ... Read more

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When I had opened the laptop the right hinge had gotten loose and came off of the back panel and it lasted a while too. I know that the warrenty has expired on the laptop and I want to know how much would it be to get it sent in and fixed. 

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I bought this laptop on 11/28/2014 in the United States. Last week the left hinge of this laptop was suddenly broken when I openned the lid. I bought it to a local repair shop and they quoted me $300. Is there anyway I can it repair by HP? I now live in Canada. Thanks.

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