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Lenovo Ideapad 520s 14ikb 80x2 / usb-c 3.1 gen.1: port usage

Q: Lenovo Ideapad 520s 14ikb 80x2 / usb-c 3.1 gen.1: port usage

Can I use my usb-c 3.1 gen 1 port for loading my laptop from a powerbank?

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Hi all, Would love some help here.The fingerprint sensor suddenly, like literally suddenly stopped working all of a sudden. It was working maybe give and take about an hour before. I went into account settings under sign-in option to find that WINDOWS HELLO is not available for my device?! Then i went crazy all over the web trying to find a solution but to no avail. I have tried all kinds of method the web can find for me like:1) starting the cmd prompt and doing a system scan and health restore something like that which says the system is fine2)enabling the fingerprint driver in group policy3)updating the driver did not solve it4)reinstalling the driver does not help at all5)updating the laptop6)going into BIOS but could not find the driver anywhere7)renabling the driver there was no previous updates to the driver at all, it just stopped working and therefore i cannot do a rollback of the update to a previous version. o and after doing all these, i still cannot get it to work. Is there something wrong probably with the hardware?I just got the laptop about a month or so, hope this is just temporary as i quite like how this laptop is functioning for me now and would love the fingerprint function to be back. Sincerely,A lost carpex

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I have bought the Lenovo IdeaPad 520s about a year ago, and it came with the following specifications:Intel Core i5 7200U8GB DDR4 RAM1TB HDD As I have searched the internet, I have stumbled upon the fact that some models come with an M.2 SSD + HDD. I want to buy an M.2 SSD, but I am wondering if my laptop model supports it because I have researched and found that some models come with the slot, but it seems that it can be electronically disabled. Here is more information about my model:520S-14IKB (Type 80X2) Laptop (ideapad)Machine Type Model: 80X2006AGE 

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Hi, I would be interested in buying an Ideapad 520S-14IKB, but I have a tiny keyboard issue! As I'm based in Italy, I'd buy one with an Italian keyboard, but I'd really like to replace it with an US one. So, the question is easy: is it possible to do it? And if it is, where can I buy the keyboard, how expensive would it be and how can I install it? Thanks!

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Hello,I buy a new laptop Lenovo ideapad 520s-14IKB (type  80X20), and now when I use the laptop is freezing after few time, I use lenovo check to detect the issue but the laptop is pass.Thanks.

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Hi, I recently bought a IdeaPad 520 Ideapad 520s-14ikb 80X2007SRI with 1tb hdd and I was wandering if it support adding a ssd besides the already existing hdd?

A:Can I add a SSD besides existing HDD to my Ideapad 520s-14ikb 80X2007SRI

Hi Claudiagoga,
 
Greetings.
 
Yes, you may add additional  M.2 PCIe NVMe SSD to current 1TB HDD.
Reference the discussions here and here for additional details.
 
Hope this helps answer your query.
 
Regards

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Hello, I'm new here in Lenovo's kingdom.I couldn't find out how the keyboard light is auto turning of. Even when I close the cover (display), the keyboard is still lit. I know how to manually turn it off-on.Thanks.Criss

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Hey there, I am thinking to buy an Ideapad 520s 14IKB. The model that caught my eye is 81BL005WSP, which comes with a 128GB SSD PCIe. Do you know if it is possible to add an extra 1 TB HDD to this model? I was looking for the maintenance manual for 81BL but it is nowhere to be found. Many thanks! 

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Hey there, I am thinking to buy an Ideapad 520s 14IKB. The model that caught my eye is 81BL005WSP, which comes with a 128GB SSD PCIe. Do you know if it is possible to add an extra 1 TB HDD to this model? I was looking for the maintenance manual for 81BL but it is nowhere to be found. Many thanks! 

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Hi, I recently bought a IdeaPad 520 Ideapad 520s-14ikb 80X2007SRI with 1tb hdd and I was wandering if it support adding a ssd besides the already existing hdd?

A:Can I add a SSD besides existing HDD to my Ideapad 520s-14ikb 80X2007SRI

Hi Claudiagoga,
 
Greetings.
 
Yes, you may add additional  M.2 PCIe NVMe SSD to current 1TB HDD.
Reference the discussions here and here for additional details.
 
Hope this helps answer your query.
 
Regards

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Hi everybody, I have issue with new 520S-14IKB. I bought it 5 days ago.Installed Windows 10 and updated to latest version. Installed all drivers from Lenovo support site. Laptop freezes randomly few times a day. I can't get patternt, because it sometimes crashes while watch youtube, sometimes when swithcing windows, sometimes just by using some text editor. It just stucks, I can't click anywhere, cant switch windows with alt+tab, can't open task manager. I can move mouse and that is it.No any message, no "not responding" message.When I put it on sleep by pressing power button, and turn it on again it runs normally, as nothing happened.It is becoming really anoying because I can't find out what causes the problem. I tried everything I could find on web, also installing intel graphic driver from Intel site manually, turning off Link state power management for PCI express which I found on internet as solutions for windows 10 crashing. I am getting really desperate about this and thinking about returning laptop to my seller back. Can anybody help please?Thanks in advance.Kind regards

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Hi,I bought new Ideapad 520s-14ikb. it has usb Type-C 3.1 port.I have a question: what can i do with this port? does it work like charger?thanks for answers

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I bout a Lenovo ideapad  520S-14IKB (Type 80X2) Laptop (ideapad) - Type 80X2 - Model 80X2007SRI and I upgraded it with 8 Gb RAM and a Kingston SSD (240Gb). The problem that I had before upgrading and after is that the CPU is being used at 100% or close when I open webpages (regular pages like Facebook, but not evrery page, some simple pages are loading without stressing the CPU). If I share my screen on Skype (which I usually do pretty often), things get even worse, the computer is slow. On my old laptop I don't remember to have had the same problems. Could you recommend me what can I do? The memory stays between 60 - 90% (8Gb RAM). Are there any benchmarks that I can run?

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Hello lenovo, i want to suggest upgrade product to your lenovo ideapad 520 series. I think this time you to use the latest 8th generation processor intel and nvidia latest chip (mx150). I also think you can upgrade the bluetooth form 4.1 to 4.2 and it can be better if you change storage from HDD to PCle SSD. I hope you can consider my idea. Thank you for read my idea. I very love it with lenovo ideapad 520s.

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Hi there, I have a quick question regarding Lenovo IdeaPad 520S battery change.I purchased a new unit in May 2018 (type 81BL009-GUS) and only realized that it came with a 2 cell 30Wh battery. I understand that some of the 520S comes with a much larger battery like 3 cell 52.5Wh. Can I check if I can change the battery on my own? The 52.5Wh battery is much more attractive (8 - 10 hour life). Where can I purchase this battery? I called Lenovo Sales / Support, but they refused to sell me the larger battery. Thanks!

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Hi! I'm having an issue with my new laptop and I really hope someone can help me with possible solutions or at least explanations. Thank you in advance for reading about my problem  In short, I've recently purchased a Lenovo IdeaPad 520S laptop, with the following specs: Intel® Core? i7-7500U 2.70 GHz, Kaby Lake, 14", Full HD, IPS, 8GB, 256GB SSD, nVIDIA GeForce 940MX 2GB I was looking for a good compromise between mobility and performance (with a little bit of gaming capacity thrown in), and this is the best I could find within my budget. And, while overall the laptop works as well as I'd imagined, I'm having a really frustrating problem on the gaming front.Specifically, while playing a rather old game (Mass Effect 1, for what it's worth), the laptop gets hot (to very hot) exactly in the much needed WASD keyboard area, thus rendering the game nearly unplayable.Now, I fully understand that this is nowhere near a gaming laptop, but we're talking about a 10+ year old game! Not only that, but I've played the same game before, on a significantly lower configuration, with nearly no issues at all. Actually, I've played many games, on laptops with weaker processors and integrated graphics, and I haven't experienced this much heat.So... has anyone encountered this issue with a similar laptop? And, if so, can anything be done about it? I find it really frustrating that I can't even play such an old game in decent conditions, not to mention disappointing...Thank ... Read more

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Hi, I am wondering if the recently upgraded Ideapad 520s-14IKBR (Intel core i5-8250u, 8GB DDR4, 128gb m.2 ssd, intel UHD graphics 620) has thunderbolt on the USB-C port? As far as I could find the previous versions don't have thunderbolt, only the 720s models. I hope they improved this new version with a thunderbolt connection. I also want to upgrade the native m.2 SSD for a Samsung 960 EVO so I can enable hardware encryption on it.Does anybody know which SSD is used in this model and does it already support SSD hardware encryption (TCG Opal) like the samsung does?Does this motherboard support a PCIe 3.0x4 NVMe SSD like the Samsung 960 EVO? Here are some specs: https://us.hardware.info/product/413163/lenovo-ideapad-520s-14ikbr-81bl005ymh/specifications I can't find any further info (or user manual) on this model and I can't even find the model on the Lenovo website except for the older models like 520s-IKB.  Hope someone can help me out. Thank you! 

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I have a Lenovo Ideapad 320S-14IKB (Model: 80X400G5IN) with 1 TB HDD. The HDD is slow. I want to upgrade to an SSD. Can the HDD be upgraded in this model (or) does it have an extra slot for HDD + SSD memory? Will Lenovo support/service be able to help me upgrade it?     

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Operating System: Windows 10 HomeI just wanna know what is " lenovo modern im controller" it's plugins and related files to it. Is it harmful virus or spyware?It's using up pretty much memory. Can I just delete it or uninstall? Or just 'end task' from task manager ? 

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Does Lenovo ideapad 310-14IKB support Windows 10 Pro?

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Hi Lenovo, Can you please help with some advise, regarding the unit type: 520s-14ikb - 80X200H1RI. I seem to have the the M.2 port on the MB, but i've tried WD, 240GB, Green, SATA3, M.2 2280, and cannot be seen in BIOS (UEFI nor Legacy) or windows. I've even updated the latest version of BIOS. The unit came with a Seagate 1TB HDD. Can you please tell me if the port is electronically enabled or not. I just want to know what to do.. Try another M2 SSD or return it for a Sata SSD . I believe the MB part number is : 5B20Q11054 Thanks in advance  

A:Adding SSD M2 to 520s - 14IKB

Hello and welcome,
 
According to the base spec that m.2 slot is PCIe:
 
http://psref.lenovo.com/syspool/Sys/PDF/Lenovo%20Laptops/ideapad%20520S%20(14_)/ideapad%20520S_14.pd...
 
"Some: M.2 SSD / PCIe 3.0 x 4"
 
The SSD you're trying to use is SATA.  They are not compatible.
 
Z.

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Hello! I am opening this thread here because I haven't found any specifics about the HDMI version on this model despite searching a lot, which is quite baffling to be honest. This model (320-14IKB) has an HDMI port but it's version is not specified. Notice that I am not asking for FPS for gaming since I know the HD Graphics 620 is not really suited for that. I just want to know how high of a raw refresh rate I can achieve through the HDMI port.

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Hello, can someone please tell me if the lenovo Ideapad 320-14IKB 80XK013B Core i7 has wireless compatibility 802.11 A/C? Thank you!!

A:lenovo Ideapad 320-14IKB 80XK013B Core i7 a/c?

Based on the below if you click on "wireless adapters" on the left side your laptop has
 
https://pcsupport.lenovo.com/us/en/products/laptops-and-netbooks/300-series/320-14ikb/80xk/80xk013ba...
 

 
 

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I had to sent back my new laptop 520s, because metal upper case got bent...see the photo! never again Lenovo. I hope Digital River will give me full refund!


























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Hi AllI have one of these laptops and i have 2 questions. 1) What battery life should i expect from it during basis tasks like just surfing the www?2) Can this battery be replaced by me when it no longer holds decent charge? If so, is there any instruction how to do this and where can i buy a battery from? I can't find any info on the net, perhaps as this is quite a new model (?) Many thanks 

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Hi All, I'm using Lenovo Ideapad 320S-14IKB 81BN004YID I5 8250U, Previously I have upgraded my RAM into 8 GB. and now I have a plan to upgrade my SSD (M.2), my priority SSD M.2 : 1. SAMSUNG EVO 970 M.2 NVME 250GB (My first priority)2. SAMSUNG EVO 860 M.2 250 GBbut, I have some concern, are both of those SSD is compatible with my notebook? mainly on "SAMSUNG EVO 970 M.2 NVME", since this SSD is my first priority.  or anyone has a better option? rather than my options?  Thank you  

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Without using the NOVO button (am booting  in full legacy mode), what keyboard keys do I press to 1) access the boot menu at power on2) access the BIOS at power on for this Lenovo Ideapad 310-14IKB thank you for your help

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Hey I've got a question about the keyboard in my Lenovo,The keyboard's FN button isn't working and furthermore the button ALT is taking the funcionality of the FN key.Examples:1. FN + any F key = does not work2. ALT + any F key = does the funcionality of the FN buttonSo the FN is switched with the ALT partly because the FN does not work at all!Any help ?NOTE, laptop was bought yesterday

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I'm planning to buy this laptop: http://www3.lenovo.com/us/en/laptops/ideapad/ideapad-700-series/Lenovo-IdeaPad-720S-14IKB/p/80XC0047... But the Wireless on this laptop is 1x1. I wanted to know if I could replace that card with a faster Intel 8265 card. 

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Please anyone give me help, i'm newbie here just looking for solution. if my post is in wrong place please teach me how to post.. my notebook is Lenovo Ideapad 320-14IKB, i have install all driver i have downloaded from pcsupport.lenovo, and my resolution is still 1366x768 and i cant get 1920x1080 resolution.. how to get full HD resolution.. please i need the solution..i have try to install intel graphics driver 620, try to using windows update, try to other operating software like win7, win10 home, etc and still the same, i use dtd calc for change adwsetting at igdlh.inf file from graphic driver setup files, and so many time to reformat my notebook..my friend have other version, Lenovo 310-14IKB and when he install the intel graphics driver 620, the resolution change to max 1920x1080 without any condition, when i install win7, i have no driver for touchpad too, and graphics driver still max at 1366x768.. i give my notebook information, device manager, my display intel hd graphics setting and nvidia setting.. i hope anyone can give me solution for problem i had... thanks before my dxdiag information :my device manager information : my display setting : my review laptop from other sites :

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Hello! I am opening this thread here because I haven't found any specifics about the HDMI version on this model despite searching a lot, which is quite baffling to be honest. This model (320-14IKB) has an HDMI port but it's version is not specified. If I were to connect a 144hz monitor in this port, how high of a refresh rate would I be able to achieve? I read somewhere that HDMI v1.4+ can achieve 120hz, while older versions can only do 60hz at maximum. Notice that I am not asking for FPS for gaming since I know the HD Graphics 620 is not really suited for that. I just want to know how high of a raw refresh rate I can achieve through the HDMI port.

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Hi. My fingerprint scanner worked when I got the laptop November 2017 and then all of a sudden it stopped working.I thought it might have been an update for Windows or problems with the Lenovo Drivers.It showed up on and off in the Device Manager area but always with the Error Code 10 when it did show up.Most if the time it wasnt even on the list.I have done all the steps ive read from unistalling and reinstalling drivers, updating bios, clearing TPM on both windows and bios, Windows In-Place Upgrade,etc.... NOTHINGhas worked. Spoke to Lenovo Live HelpNothing worked they told me to contact Microsoft. Spoke to Microsoft Live HelpNothing worked. They could not get it fixed. Now after a BIOS update that Lenovo suggested it showed up again but now says:Currently, this hardware device is not connected to the computer. (Code 45)To fix this problem, reconnect this hardware device to the computer.Pic attached. Then it disappeard again from the Device Manager List! After trying all this....is this what I think it is??Hardware malfunction and I will need to send it back to Lenovo for replacement?? Wanted to hear all your thoughts! errorgone from device manager list 

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Hi all,
 
I bought yesterday an Lenovo ideapad 320S 14IKB.(80x4) Lenovo vantage shows me a bios update V.4QCN43WW but when i try to install it says it failed. my current bios version is 4QCN36WWV1.06.
I just have it for one day and yesterday i got so called `blue screen` error so i checked the updates thinking it might help but can not get it to install successfully, any help will be appreciated
 
thanks
 
Moderator note: post moved to appropriate forum.  Model number edited for readability.

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Dear users, I am trying to do a windows 10 clean installation on my new lenovo Ideapad 320S 14IKB. However, when I start the installation Windows cant detect eny drive on my computer. May I ask for advice to solve this issue?. I attach a picture. Many thanks

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Hi Experts,Can anyone please tell me what is the max RAM capacity and frequancy of the RAM for Lenovo IDEAPAD 510S 14IKB (80UV003MIH). Thanks in advance.arno7













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A:Max RAM capacity and frequency of the RAM for Lenovo IDEAPAD 510S 14IKB (80UV003MIH)

Hi arno7, 
 
Welcome to the Community Forums. 
 
As per product specification:
8GB max / 2133MHz DDR4, one 260-pin SO-DIMM socket
 
Similar to those shown on the hardware manual (page26):
DDR4-1866 MHz / 2133 MHz / 2400 MHz, SODIMM × 1 (max 8 GB)
 
Hope this help answer your query.
 
Regards

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I had to sent back my new laptop 520s, because metal upper case got bent...see the photo! never again Lenovo. I hope Digital River will give me full refund   

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Can someone tell me how to change the Lenovo 720S-14IKB bios / boot logo?Tried to search for a guide, but I didn't find info on how to change the image on this particular laptop model.I want to replace the current image with my own custom image.Thx in advance for any help that will solve my challenge.

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The task manager shows that lenovo ideapad 510s-14ikb has 4 ram slots.  is that correct.Here is the screenshot.Thanks


























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I bought Lenovo Ideapad 510s 14IKB a month ago. Till now everything was working great, but now I am expriencing weird issue with sound played back through speaker.  When I play any sound (music or video file) through speaker, sometimes everything is fine, but very often sound is muted for 6 second in the begining and then it plays normally. When I connect headphones, I do not experience any issue.Anybody who experienced similar problems? I tried to uninstall audio driver, install it again, update driver, etc... Nothing helped.

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When playing games or running benchmarks my laptop only reaches 99% GPU usage maximum and has never hit 100% whereas my CPU usage does. Why does this happen as other laptops such as the HP and Acer with the AMD A10 9600p APU all hit 100% GPU usage. Why does this happen is this a CPU bottleneck?

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Hello, I would to update the Ideapad 520S 14IK (81BL) bios (4QCN43WW) but the checksum doesn't correspond. Lenovo site checksum : SHA-256:6f3814d904ee75083498c8d3b32d31591a56959d73db91692484f01470babfe3My checksum : SHA256: DCF341EA04DD11014093FFD6071EC20A48A89E832995F6A9F764B5A0FC665DB9Do you think they have forgotten to update the checksum on the site ? Thank you.

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I bought new Ideapad 520s, but I have issues with usb devices.I have two sandisk usb devices, both ultra 3.0 speed.Write speed does not exceed 21/22 mb/s: there seems to be a limit in write speed. I have read that's a common problem, because maybe host controller extensible windows drivers do not work properly. Intel has not released specific drivers. What can I do? - Ideapad 520s-14ikb, i5-7200, ram 4bg, ssd samsung 256 gb- I updated bios to the last 1.05 version- I tryed to unistall and reinstall controller and hub driver in win 10 devices management- usb sandisk devices are new and write speed is up to 150 mb/sec  https://www.intel.com/content/www/us/en/support/software/chipset-software/000005537.html?eu-cookie-n...  thanks 

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Is there going to be a future release for the Ideapad 520s in the USA? If not, that would be quite an inconvience, since the 300 Series have an 8GB RAM Max limitation and inferior quality and the 700 Series are limited to M.2 SSD's. The only other current alternative is the Flex 5 (or Yoga 520).

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I don't know if my barely 1 week old laptop is defect or if these Harman speakers are of exceptionally bad quality, but I simply cannot have the speakers on for a moment since there's constantly a static background sound coming from them. The only way to fix this seems to be to turn them off, but sometimes even turning off the speakers gives me this static sound. Should I bring in my laptop for repairs? The sound quality is also very poor. I've had a cheaper ASUS and HP in the past and their speakers were MUCH better quality, so I didn't think a more expensive laptop would give me this issue...

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