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Lenovo Ideapad Y700 Problems:

Q: Lenovo Ideapad Y700 Problems:

Hey all!I bought a Lenovo Ideapad Y700 15ISK Laptop (touch version) exactly a month ago through a seller, since I live in Pakistan & as far I know Lenovo doesn't officially function here. Other details: Windows 10; core i7; 16gb; 512gb memory. About a week ago i clicked on the wrong link and got a terrible virus because of which i had to reformat my hard drive by reloading my Windows 10 (through that full/all disk reset option). What that resulted in was a simple windows 10 (without the preloaded software which I kinda want back), and a heck of a lot of problems. Firstly, is there any way to get back that preloaded software? I've tried searching everywhere but can't really find it; found the nvidia and reltek stuff but that's it. Secondly, the black screen of death; this was something that happened to me the very first time i opened the laptop, and the second time after i reloaded it. It hasn't happened since, but was wondering if there's a way to fix without physically doing anything to the laptop. Thirdly, ever since I've reloaded windows, the on-screen indicators for caps lock and num lock do not show up, and I really want those because i'm still adjusting to this keyboard. I've tried looking for it here on the forum, but all the instructions are for windows 7 or maybe 8, nothing for windows 10 (the instructions for windows 7 can't apply to windows 10 because the options aren't the same). ALSO, the on screen indicator for when i turn off the trackpad also isn't showing up. Fourthly (yes this is a long list i'm so sorry for making you read all this), ever since I've reloaded, the speakers occasionally/regularly make a loud pop or tsk sound whenever i click something or i'm about to start an audio/video. I have tried installing the latest audio drivers by going to the support site, but for some reason it doesn't work. And i have tried installing multiple times, it still won't go away. Everytime i scan, it tells me to upgrade to version 10, despite my having done so multiple times -_- Fifthly (ha!) the notifications banners that show up on the side aren't showing up properly. Nothign shows up, with a exception of a really thin, black, cursor like line at the right border of where the photo/app icon is supposed to be within the banner area. If i have to click something in the area of the notification banner, i can't do so until it goes away. Sixthly, fn+f5, which is supposed to be airplane mode, only worked the very first time i opened this laptop, and has not worked since, not even after the reload. And lastly, spellcheck doesn't work in my firefox, despite my turning on spellcheck in both firefox settings and windows settings; it has been this way since the start, and has not changed even after reloading. I'm sorry for the extremely long post (and any mispellings). Ever since this stuff started happening to me, i realised by exploring the forum here that Lenovo has a lot of issues with the firmware and drivers, especially in this model. That makes me incredibly sad because this laptop was a big investment for me as a design student in university, and i was pretty happy with it until this happened; now i'm stuck because i can't return it or anything. So if the community has any solutions or ideas or anything, please do let me know. The shop i bought it from wrote one year international warranty on the receipt, but when i checked my laptop on the support site it says that the warranty is out of date :/ And i've tried searching the forum, some of the problems i have aren't mentioned anywhere (not even on youtube). As far as i know, my windows 10 is supposed to be genuine (has the sticker at the bottom), though when i bought the laptop i saw one of the stickers on the bottom (the serial numer one) was fading and coming off. The seller said it happens due to customs checking, and i went with it since i'd already paid and didn't have a choice. Anyhoo... again i'm sorry for making this even longer. Thank you for reading! And for any solutions!

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Preferred Solution: Lenovo Ideapad Y700 Problems:

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Hey all!I bought a Lenovo Ideapad Y700 15ISK Laptop  (touch version) exactly a month ago through a seller, since I live in Pakistan & as far I know Lenovo doesn't officially function here. Other details: Windows 10; core i7; 16gb; 512gb memory. About a week ago i clicked on the wrong link and got a terrible virus because of which i had to reformat my hard drive by reloading my Windows 10 (through that full/all disk reset option). What that resulted in was a simple windows 10 (without the preloaded software which I kinda want back), and a heck of a lot of problems. Firstly, is there any way to get back that preloaded software? I've tried searching everywhere but can't really find it; found the nvidia and reltek stuff but that's it. Secondly, the black screen of death; this was something that happened to me the very first time i opened the laptop, and the second time after i reloaded it. It hasn't happened since, but was wondering if there's a way to fix without physically doing anything to the laptop. Thirdly, ever since I've reloaded windows, the on-screen indicators for caps lock and num lock do not show up, and I really want those because i'm still adjusting to this keyboard. I've tried looking for it here on the forum, but all the instructions are for windows 7 or maybe 8, nothing for windows 10 (the instructions for windows 7 can't apply to windows 10 because the options aren't the same). ALSO, the on screen indicator for when i turn off the t... Read more

A:Lenovo Ideapad Y700 Problems:

explore your support page here:http://support.lenovo.com/us/en/products/Laptops-and-netbooks/IdeaPad-Y-Series-laptops/y700-touch-15...Download Lenovo utility, which will solve some issue. Item thirdly.http://support.lenovo.com/us/en/products/Laptops-and-netbooks/IdeaPad-Y-Series-laptops/y700-touch-15... 

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Hello, boys!  I have a big problem with this notebook.  1. What graphics card installed in laptop. M385 or M385X?  Official site AMD don't know nothing about  M385X. Devlopers AMD site said about device with id 6646.80 this M385 (without X) 2. When I try to turn off the laptop, to sleep or hibernation select, he rebooting. Even in the course of work, happens, he rebooting. What I did:- Use Lenovo Recovery System with fabric Windows 10- Update all Programm Software and Drivers and Windows 10 from Lenovo- Install Clear Windows 10 with unlenovo drivers- Use drivers for M385X and just M385- Update to latest BIOS Logs don't know about this reboots. Just they said about Systeam Failure. The problem remains. Only the frequency of events differs. And after reset the laptop goes to cyclic loading. What do you think about this?

A:Lenovo IdeaPad Y700-15ACZ Reboot problems

I think, problem in USB or Graphic Adapters. :/

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Hey guys. I have the y700 touch screen version, and recently I've noticed that the laptop lags when opening files or when I'm using chrome or word. I have 16 gbs of ram, and there seems to be no issue with task manager. Sometimes the disk reads at 100% activity, but most of the time it's a Lenovo or Microsoft service that is causing it. Other times there is no abnormal activity within task manager and it still lags. Even when I select various icons in the desktop there is a noticeable lag. Also, the laptop gets hot quickly when I'm not even playing games or running heavy programs. I've been told by different Lenovo representatives that it could be a software issue and that I should try a factory reset, but I've also been told that it can be an issue with the cooling system, as it gets hot very quickly. This is a very recent issue, and it is quite annoying as I basically burn my hands while doing my work. I've scanned for viruses and malware, and there is no problem what's so ever. Can anyone help me out? It would be greatly appreciated. 

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Hello, 
 
I'm hoping this is the right section for my problems,
Moderator comment: Moved it for you.
 
I decided to invest in a new laptop as my other one had fallen on the ground, and lately for the past two month's all I've been having with it was troubles. Ther first problem I had was with the external microphone I used (Blue Yeti) It wouldn't detect or something and eventually made my speakers and microphone stop working all together. With no clue on how to fix it I ended up factory resetting my product. Everything's been fine with this problem, but if you have a fix to it if it arrises again then that'd be helpful.
 
Just yesterday I had a problem with my laptop where I was using it and the screen suddenly went black, I restarted it and the LENOVO loading screen came up only to have it stuck on the screen with a loading symbol and my curser. I contacted a live agent who told me to factory reset my laptop which brings me onto what happens when I do that below;
 
I have also had a problem where It would update from windows 8.1 to windows 10 & "Windows Explorer" would continue to crash and refresh every second thus making the laptop un-useable in this state unless I open a program through "Task Manager". Due to this problem I had to factory reset my laptop about five times as I cannot resolve it and it continues to arrise if I set a background to my laptop - I have tried everything, from updating drivers to much more and have yet to find a fix t... Read more

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I recently bought a Lenovo Ideapad Y700 and I was wondering 3 things. The first is many sockets do the RAM and the SSD have? Also, am I able to have a SSD and a Hardrive together? The second thing is what is the max RAM and storage the laptop can have? Lastly, will upgrading the RAM and SSD void my warranty? Thank you to anyone who can help.

A:Upgrading RAM and SSD on Lenovo Ideapad Y700

LeoncitoP wrote:I recently bought a Lenovo Ideapad Y700 and I was wondering 3 things. The first is many sockets do the RAM and the SSD have? Also, am I able to have a SSD and a Hardrive together? The second thing is what is the max RAM and storage the laptop can have? Lastly, will upgrading the RAM and SSD void my warranty?The "Hardware Maintenance Manual" (HMM) contains the specifications of your laptop (plus other information).  You can download it from the Lenovo web site.  Scroll to the bottom of this page and click "Manuals" in the "Support" column. I have an Ideapad 700-15ISK (not a Y700-15ISK), but I think that the answers to your questions are: (1) Two RAM sockets.  My 700 also has two RAM sockets, and the maximum RAM supported is 32 GB, but the Y700 might have a maximum of only 16 GB.  Look in the HMM to find out. (2) One M.2 SSD socket.  Note: not all brands and models of SSD are supported; you have to purchase an SSD that is on the list of supported SSDs (if you buy something else, there is no guarantee that it will work in the Y700).  Look in the HMM to see what SSD models are supported. (3) You can use an M.2 SSD with the HDD.  Alternatively, you could remove the HDD and replace it with a 2.5 inch SATA SSD. (4) I think (not sure) that the RAM, SSD, and HDD are regarded as "user replaceable parts", so you can change them without voiding your warranty.  But it needs someone from Lenovo to confirm... Read more

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Hello, I have lenovo ideapad y700 17isk and I just bought LG 4K 27UD58 monitor ( http://www.lg.com/pa_en/monitors/lg-27UD58 ). I connected the monitor to the laptop using HDMI 2.0 cable. I should get 3840x2160 resolution on 60hz but it is only 30hz. Can you help me, what i need to do in order to get the LG working at 4k-60hz? Thank you a lot. RegardsHristo

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I recently bought a Lenovo Ideapad Y700 and I was wondering 3 things. The first is many sockets do the RAM and the SSD have? Also, am I able to have a SSD and a Hardrive together? The second thing is what is the max RAM and storage the laptop can have? Lastly, will upgrading the RAM and SSD void my warranty? Thank you to anyone who can help.

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Hey i got Lenovo Ideapad Y700 AMD Radeon A10 & Radeon R9 M385X 2gb and im getting like on league of legends only 15-35 fps even tho i change the quality to very low or very high it doesnt change stays only at 15-30 fps so i have AMD graphic card and prosessor i really need help doesnt work at all as i expected...

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i want to reset my harddrive and make it to 500G insteed of 100G without having a cd

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hello , i would like to know the type of the ssd that is in this laptophttp://shop.lenovo.com/us/en/laptops/ideapad/y700-series/y700-15-inch/?sb=:000001C9:0001643E: the manufacturer speed and all the details.thx

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Hello, I have pets in the house and I just bought the laptop about a month ago. I was using it then I decided to clean it from outside because it got fingerprints all over it. When I flipped the laptop I was surprised by the huge amounts of pet hair piling up on the fan. It never crossed my mind that this would happen. I want to know if the fan is supported by a dust filter mesh? And is it possible that the hair got through to the components inside? Should I haved checked and cleaned from the inside? Thanks in advance,Mohamed

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i want to reset my harddrive and make it to 500G insteed of 100G without having a cd

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Hey peeps, Ok so I have my Y700 for 5 months now.The laptop always had strange things like random BSODs, a squeaky hinge, keyboard randomly stops working, not getting past POST, most of those problems are solved by now but now I have a new problem which I  can't solve. Today when I pressed the on button on my laptop, it powered on just fine, but then nothing happened, just black screen, fans are running HDD is running (which weren't running the last time), just a black screen, I have tried force powering down and on several times, even holding the power button to reset something.Does anyone know what it coud be? 

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Hi, I am going to buy a used Lenovo IdeaPad Y700 15.6". The modelnr is 80NV00JWMX It has the following spesifications: Intel Core i5-6300HQ, Nvidia GTX 960M 2GB, 8 GB DDR4 RAM, 1 TB HDD (maybe a 8 GB flash drive). I have never owned a Lenovo, just several other brands. Will it be possible to upgrade this model with a SSD, and still have the 1 TB HDD? I am thinking of a M.2 Solid State Drive.  I am going to pick up the Lenovo later today. I just wanted to clarify this before I am picking it up.   

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Hello guys, I have a Lenovo Ideapad y700 and I have problems with my keyboard. When I play some different games my keyboard is stop working all at once, I don't know why, I think is a problem with the drivers or something else, can somebody help me? 

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can someone provide the ISO file of the recovery media as we cant order it online or how to restore the partitions ?

A:Lenovo Y700 ideapad Recovery disk

Can we take a one key backup from another lenovo ideapad 700 and use as fresh install here ?

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I'm having some lag with my touchpad, about every 3 seconds. Searched around about this problem and did some updates on the driver.
 
Even did a factory reset, but same problem.
 
Anyone having similar problem and fixed it?
Read somewhere that it may have something to do with the Realtek HD audio software/driver??
 
Using external mouse for the most, but would be nice to have the option to use a functional touchpad from time to time.
 
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Mod's Edit: Additional information added to Subject line for clarity of issue and moved to proper forum.
 

A:Lenovo Ideapad Y700-15ISK - touchpad lag

Have you seen this thread?http://www.tenforums.com/drivers-hardware/14107-windows-10-mouse-lagging.htmlThis guy claims that disabling start at boot of Realtek application called FMAPP.exe solved the problem. A lot of people in this thread say that it solved their issue. Can you check if it solves your problem? Let me know when you find out.

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Just recently bought this laptop and the shift key was loose. Was wondering if this was a problem that i can fix myself or have to send in to get down. I'm scared if I remove the shift key i wont be able to put it back together.

A:Lenovo ideapad y700 loose shift key

why does no one ever reply to my posts? is this forum dead?

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i bought this ideapad y700 off of someone from craigslist, but the laptop came with ubuntu on it, i tried to use all the ways i know how to restore a pc back to factory reset, i format the SSD with a clean serial key, but for what i have seen, lenovo has more software, i tried the onekey but nothing the partition was deleted, i would like to know if someone knows how to get back all the original software for it? also, if i bought this laptop off someone in craigslist will there be any trouble? of any kind?

A:lenovo ideapad y700 bought of someone on craigslis...

You would need to Order the reinstall DVD for the default OS from Lenovo. If you're planning on Win 10 then ask for that set of media. Only this way will it read the MS code in the bios for activation. Any other ISO download would require you still buy an upgrade OS for the key.  If you search around in the Windows support area and/or post their someone may point you where to call. You could try the support Chat to a rep but you'll have to buy the upgrade media which is not expective at all and the simplist way to get all the drivers etc for a working image.





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So I'm planning on buying this model: Lenovo Ideapad Y700-15ISK, but the one I'm looking to buy doesn't have an SSD and doesn't specify which ports are still available, only that it has a 1TB HDD. So I wanted to ask: 1. Does it have a free M.2 port? all models of the Y700-15ISK should have them, or am I wrong? 2. Which type of M.2 SSD does it support? M or B+M? I already sent the same questions to the retailer, but I am still waiting for an answer so thought I'd ask here as well.

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Hi there, My Y700 has a 128GB M.2. Samsung SSD inside it.128GB is not a lot and I've got only 10GB of storage left. I was wondering if I could upgrade the SSD myself without voiding the warranty.Anyone knows the answer please let me know  

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how to install windows 7 on this.  Here's what i've done: I've used both the Windows 7 DVD and i created a bootable USB wiith it (UEFI Boot).  They work. I disabled the  security in the bios, so i could work with UEFI, but when i boot the machine with either, the windows 7 loading screen happens, then it freezes on the Starting Windows animated logo.  I can get no further. When i set the bios to boot in legacy mode it gets past that part, but then asks me for a driver.   I've downloaded all of the windows 7 64 bit drivers on the Y700-15ISK driver page, but none of them seem to be the driver that windows is looking for. Right now i'm a little at the end of my rope on this.  Any help would be appreciated.

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Hello, My laptop configuration:OS: Windows 10 64 bits (up-to-date)Model : Lenovo Ideapad Y700 15ISK (80NV)BIOS : CDCN37WW Five days ago the keyboard suddenly stopped to respond (nb : the Num Lock led remained on). I tried to restart Windows but since it could not (stucked on the reboot screen) I pressed the power button and heard a "clack" sound.When I restarted the computer the hard drive made some noices and the fans started to turn at high speed for ~3 seconds.NB : I upgraded to bios CDCN35WW few days before. After the incident I updated to CDCN37WW.  Today the problem happened again (keyboard not responding). Before trying to reboot I unpluged and pluged back my mouse (Lenovo gaming mouse). As I expected, it did not function once I pluged it back. I tried to log out before rebooting.At that time Windows crashed and I saw the BSOD for 1 second before the computer shut down and reboot showing the Novo Button Menu (the keyboard was still not responding at this time).I rebooted by pressing the power button, once again some worrysome electrical noices while I was doing so.The computer restarted and once again noices from the hard drive + fans at full speed. Any suggestion ? Are BIOS updates bugged ?Thanks in advance for any help. 

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Hello!I write here with a problem that I have since the day before yesterday.When my Laptop is on and the charger is plugged in, the battery won't charge, giving the notification "plugged in, not charging". Laptop works like the charger wasn't plugged - energy drains from battery.I suppose that is a software problem, because when laptop is turned off or hibernated it charges normally.Formating didn't help at all.Microsoft support told me to recalibrate battery - didn't work.Lenovo support told me to try another charger in service - I will try if nothing else works.Maybe someone had the problem like that and solved it without going to service, which I want to keep as a last resort solution.Thanks in advance! 

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I have a new Lenovo Y700. Earlier the games used to run fine but one day suddenly a diagonal line from top left to bottom right of the screen started to appear. It is really annoying the the game also lags. Is there a fix for it? 

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This laptop is about 5 months old. While I was browsing the web suddenly the keyboard isn't working. Because of that, i tried to restart my computer. And for some reason, a Novo Button Menu showed up. I tried to press enter (because it is already highlighted on Normal Startup) and it wont. Then I remembered that my keyboard isn't working! I don't know what to do. I tried to press the power button to shut it off but nothing happened. Please help me! This is the first time i have problems in this pc. I don't know what to do..

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Hi Team, I bought a new lenovo ideapad Y700 laptop last month, for the last two weeks i have been trying to charge my laptop but it just wouldnt go beyond 29%. I did a good amount of homework searching for energy management software and checking for power configurations options in bios. But none have helped. I even tried to do express charge but no luck. I am posting here to seek assistance to solve it on my own. Regards,Manoj.

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My new Y700 started cooling itself more then usual(I wan using Chrome, Power point and Photoshop at that time), blue screen came out saying that it need to restart, it started restarting and when the menu showed me to choose the different ways of restarting it just stopped there and nothing was working anymore. 

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In order the remove viruses I restored my laptop to favtory settings. But when my laptop was trying to install windows again it was stuck at 10%. And after a while it said there was an error. And asked if I want to restart the laptop. So I did. But when it starts now it shows up the lenovo logo and then it goes black en then the logo shows up again. This keeps going. I can go in the bios setup by pressing 'F2'. Does anyone know how I can fix this? Help is needed. 

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It was okay when I bought it, and could use the ethernet connection. But one day it just stopped working and I cannot find the reason why. The Wifi still works but I would really want to connect with ethernet beacause it is so much faster. It would be nice if someone knows how to fix this problem

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Kindly I need help with the following issue from Lenovo representitive.I am using Lenovo Ideapad Y700 (Gaming Laptop) bought in July 2016, one of the USB ports which was working for first 2 months stopped working suddenly. Since then it is not working. When I connect USB or Mouse it does not work anymore. I have tried to disable the usb ports & reinstal the drivers after uninstalling them but nothing has worked for me. Kindly let me know what is the best solution for this issue.RegardsJunaid

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I recently bought a M.2 SSD and I want to use it as a cache drive. Intels RST requires AHCI mode, I was under the assumption that I was already in AHCI mode but my inability to create any raid volumes through the disk management or have my drives recognized by the RST app says otherwise. There is no option to change my mode from IDE to AHCI in BIOS due to it being locked. How can I work around this?

A:Lenovo ideapad Y700-15ISK how to put into AHCI

Look in the device manager under IDE ATA/ATAPI Controller, it should say Intel(R) 100 Series/C230 Chipset Family SATA AHCI Controller. For your second part of your question, you need at least 2 disk with unallocated areas to make a RAID array. But, saying that I would never setup a software RAID (ie windows) array and the BIOS doesnt support a hardware RAID

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Hi just purchased this ideapad and the screen flickers priodicallyEven moving all mobile devices away from it this still happensINTEL(r) HD Graphics 530driver version 10.18.15.4271 NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960Mdriver version 10.18.13.5362 Have looked online, assume could just try a driver update for the intel  would this solve it? Cheers Brian

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Hi just purchased this ideapad and the screen flickers priodicallyEven moving all mobile devices away from it this still happensINTEL(r) HD Graphics 530driver version 10.18.15.4271 NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960Mdriver version 10.18.13.5362 Have looked online, assume could just try a driver update for the intel  would this solve it? Cheers Brian

A:Lenovo Y700 ideapad screen flicker

This might be a driver problem or an hardware issue.You could download drivers at : http://support.lenovo.com/ORIf that doesn't work then call customer care and give a repair request. New Laptops have rare Screen Hardware issue , But may be defective.There will be an onsite warranty that can be used for solving your issue.

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For my y700 laptop, I recently formatted the os disk and reinstalled windows 10. But before I could do updates, and at random intervals, the cursor moves to the middle of the screen and the computer freezes. I can't get any drivers because the computer freezes before it can finish installing. Any solutions? 

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Hello everybody! I am interested in buying the new Gaming Laptop Lenovo ideapad Y700-15ACZ in the TOP version with FX-8800P and 4GB R9-M385X. As I have seen, first offers come only having the 1TB WD slim hdd. So time to find out which will be the best M.2 SSD to add nearby. For this need to clarify first if the M.2 port is connected to the SATA III of the FX-8800P's internal southbridge only or if it has connection to PCIe lanes. The HMM https://download.lenovo.com/consumer/mobiles_pub/ideapad_y700-15acz_hmm_201508.pdf tells on page 26 there is PCI Express Gen3 and SATA Gen3. For the hdd is written SATA III as note and for the ssd it is NGFF which means the same like you write M.2, so it is unclear. Btw - there are NO DDR4 ports on that model yet. On page 64 you find some oem M.2 ssd models that Lenovo offers to add. Those are SATA3 models like LiteOn CV-1 and Samsung PM871 with keys for "B+M". But this also doesn't mean anything more than might be badder choices. Have a look at the mainboard on page 48. You can see that the M.2 connector has only key M (right side) which means PCIe 3.0 (cpu) + SATA whereas key B (left side) would mean PCIe 2.0 (southbridge) + SATA. That M key port would allow to put in ssd cards like the Samsung SM951MZ-HPV (AHCI) model which might be the fastest using AHCI+PCIe or even the newest model Samsung SSD 950 pro which uses PCIe 3.0+NVMe only. But if there exists only a SATA III connection, the key should be "B only" instea... Read more

A:Lenovo ideapad Y700-15ACZ - M.2 SSD Upgrade

In the follwoing news is written ... (up to support PCIE NGFF interface 512G SSD) http://www.hea.cn/2015/0909/230546.shtml . Can someone confirm this means PCIe 3.0 with 4 lanes like the M.2 port with M key is looking?

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For your infomation:  7 April 2016   Amazon price $1,194.99      Lenovo website does not specify what type of hard drive it comes with weither it is 2.5 ssd or M.2 ssd.  I did call Lenovo prior to purchasing my computer to ask what type of drive it came with the sales staff told me it was a 2.5 inch ssd which turns out to be wrong.   This laptop comes with a 500 GB M.2 ssd.  It does not include the cable for the second hard drive,    Your choice of 2.5 hd or 2.5 ssd.        As of yet you cannot purchase the cable thru Lenovo parts department.    The cable can be gotten thru AliExpress for around $49.00 (which does not include the hard drive caddy).  Encompass also sales the cable but as of this time is back ordered to July 2016  at a price of $10 plus shipping.  aslo does not come with the hard drive caddy.      My computer had a bug when using it,  windows exprorer service stopped working and I had to go to the task manager to restart the service.  But after I went to windows update and downloaded the lastest updates this bug did not show up again.  The best i can guess is not the fault of Lenovo.          The hard drive is partitioned into 5 drives which include boot, driver back-up, one button recovery and two additional Lenovo reserved ... Read more

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