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Can i use a lenovo flex 4 charger and use on a flex 5?

Q: Can i use a lenovo flex 4 charger and use on a flex 5?

Hi i got a question regarding the compatibility of the charger of lenovo flex 4 to the flex 5. I want to order the flex 4 charger because it is much cheaper than the flex5 one but i dont know if they re compatible. They look exactly the same so can someone please enlighten me??

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Hi Folks, I bought a Lenovo Ideapad Flex 5 14 81C90004US 2 in 1 PC from the Microsoft Store.  Now I would like to purchase an extra charger for it.  One would think that this would be simple, but being that this is an IBM product, nothing is simple.  I talked to Online Sales on Live chat and they have no clue what I need to order and Google searches are coming back with multiple different chargers The current charger that came with the laptop is 65w, 20v.   The model number is: ADLX65NCC3A.  When I search this model, the charger that shows up in Google results or Amazon results has a USB type end that connects to the laptop.  I have a round pin end. The Part number is: SA10M42747.  When I search this part number, the charger that shows up looks nothing like the charger I have.  I have a old style laptop charger where a three pin connector goes into the wall, the other end goes into a block .  The charger that shows up with that part number has the whole block attaching to the wall using a 2 pin connector. Can anyone please direct me in the right direction. Thanks.

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Hi Folks, I bought a Lenovo Ideapad Flex 5 14 81C90004US 2 in 1 PC from the Microsoft Store.  Now I would like to purchase an extra charger for it.  One would think that this would be simple, but being that this is an IBM product, nothing is simple.  I talked to Online Sales on Live chat and they have no clue what I need to order and Google searches are coming back with multiple different chargers The current charger that came with the laptop is 65w, 20v.   The model number is: ADLX65NCC3A.  When I search this model, the charger that shows up in Google results or Amazon results has a USB type end that connects to the laptop.  I have a round pin end. The Part number is: SA10M42747.  When I search this part number, the charger that shows up looks nothing like the charger I have.  I have a old style laptop charger where a three pin connector goes into the wall, the other end goes into a block .  The charger that shows up with that part number has the whole block attaching to the wall using a 2 pin connector. Can anyone please direct me in the right direction. Thanks.

A:Charger for Lenovo Ideapad Flex 5 14 81C90004US 2 in 1 PC

Hi Enigma2017,
 
Greetings.
 
You can privately message me the serial number or use your SN here on the parts lookup page to get the Lenovo part number. 
 
When I used the model type81C9. it gave me 25 compatible adapters as shown here.
Lenovo part number 01FR051 have Chicony ADLX65NCC3A 20V3.25A RCOO
 
Part sales order : Call: (800) 263-2769 Canada
 
Update us soon as convenient.
 
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Hi to All! I have Lenovo Flex 2-15 (model 20504). My charger is broken. I need new one. The original charger coming with the computer is ADLX45NCC3A - 45W 20V 2.25A But now I found on Lenovo website another information: charger for this model is0a36258 - 65W 20V 3.25A What is exactly charger model number for Lenovo Flex 2-15? Thank you.  

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I am currently using a Lenovo Flex 3 1470 and the keyboard for it stopped working and now I can't type any numbers or activate any function keys. I have spilled tea on my laptop and got it wet in the past so I am now looking to get my keyboard replaced.  I have managed to find some Flex 2 14 inch US keyboards on eBay for less than $20 that look exactly the same as the one on my laptop, but I can't be certain unless someone confirms.  Are the 2 keyboards the same? 

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I purchased a Flex 15D-20334 that the previous owner had complained that it would not start or sometimes shut itself down. The prior owner did remove the hard drive in which I replaced and installed Windows 10 Pro. After testing it I found it would run perfectly and experienced no unexpected shut downs. What I did find that the laptop would not start with the charge cable plugged in. Removing the charge cable the laptop starts normally. If I plug in before Windows starts the laptop immediately stops the boot process and shuts down. Could this be a weak power component in the motherboard? I have another Flex-15 I parted out that had a bad motherboard that I ordered an Intel board to resurrect it. Should the Flex 15D prove to have a bad motherboard could this Intel board work in the one with the AMD processor? The best solution is to find the issue with the AMD board (Flex 15D) and get it going. Does anyone know why this laptop not start with the charge cable plugged in?  Second question. If the AMD board is bad could it be replaced with an Intel? Thank you all who offer solutions and suggestions. JMc





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I purchased a Flex 15D-20334 that the previous owner had complained that it would not start or sometimes shut itself down. The prior owner did remove the hard drive in which I replaced and installed Windows 10 Pro. After testing it I found it would run perfectly and experienced no unexpected shut downs. What I did find that the laptop would not start with the charge cable plugged in. Removing the charge cable the laptop starts normally. If I plug in before Windows starts the laptop immediately stops the boot process and shuts down. Could this be a weak power component in the motherboard? I have another Flex-15 I parted out that had a bad motherboard that I ordered an Intel board to resurrect it. Should the Flex 15D prove to have a bad motherboard could this Intel board work in the one with the AMD processor? The best solution is to find the issue with the AMD board (Flex 15D) and get it going. Does anyone know why this laptop not start with the charge cable plugged in?  Second question. If the AMD board is bad could it be replaced with an Intel? Thank you all who offer solutions and suggestions. JMc





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14 month old Flex 4-1470 Laptop will not operate if the charger/power adapter is plugged in.  Immediately powers off.  Runs fine on battery.Battery almost dead.  Tried to do BIOS update - but that requires AC power!  Have replaced the AC adapter - no change.

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Hi everyone. I can see that people with other similar style Lenovo laptops (Yoga 900) complain about the same issue so was wondering if there is a solution or an optimized version of this software. I did an update of the BIOS and the Power Management driver and still a constant power usage.  Once the laptop is flipped the YMC detects it and turns off the keyboard functionality to prevent accidental presses and that is pretty much all until it flipped back and enabled. And all of this requires a constant high CPU usage? Any help would be highly appreciated. I also tried rolling back to older drivers without luck in decreasing this CPU hog usage. To put such load on a i5 6th gen CPU really implies an inferior service integration....

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Hi,I have a lenovo flex 2-15(model name 20405) but my motherboard (PN: 5b20g36374) is fried. Is a motherboard PN:5B20G36277 compatible to my system?Thanks

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Hi guys first post ever making and i am going to ask you guys if there is anyways i can add more ram to my flex  3 model 80ly i bought a 4 gb hoping to make a total of 6gb ram but cant figure out where it is 

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Hi All, my laptop was accidently fell down and the right side panel of the screen is broken. To make it precise - the display panel edge right side is broken. Can this be fixed. Also from the day it has fell down when I restart or start the laptop post shut down it takes almost 10 mins to login. Pls someone help me how to fix this.

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Problem: Press power button, turns on and no display. Press power button to turn off then press to turn on, doesn't turn on but power button light is flashing. Plug in the charger and turn the Flex 10 off and on again, still not on. Tapping the keyboard, touchpad hoping something happens, no. Give it a couple more seconds then it turns on. Lenovo loading sign comes up then goes to blue screen saying "collecting data because there was an error then will restart for you", restarts. "There was an error with loading Windows. Given two options; option 1: Choose a recovery setting or option 2: restart". Both options have been clicked before and nothing has happened. This time tried choosing option 1 again and the screen starts flickering and Flex 10 turns off. Flex 10 has been opened from the back to check if memory, HDD and all else is correctly in place.  Any solutions? Could the battery be the problem?Is it worth replacing it altogether? Thanks,Scott

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As soon as I turn on my laptop the fan starts going full speed. The keyboard and touchpad does not work and the Wi-Fi won't turn on. The touch screen works so I can still use the laptop.
 

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So I have a Lenovo Flex 5 and a Lenovo Active Pen and the touchscreen works great with it. When I use writeIt by Lenovo, the pen has pressure sensitivity, but when I use any other software, I can't use that feature, and it is a pretty important one. Specifically, I need to use it with GIMP. I'm not sure if there's anything I can configure on that end for pressure sensitivity, but I hope there is some way I can use the pen for pressure sensitivity. Any help would be greatly appreciated

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Help, my new LeNOVO IdeaPad Flex 10 crashed and all recovery attempts failed.I need the original product key to download the original Windows 8.1. from Microsoft.Much thanks for any help!! 













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A:LeNOVO IdeaPad Flex 10

Dear Orang
 
welcome in lenovo community 
 
Kindly send us in a private massage your machine serial number . and the error massage you used to get durring the recovery .
 
let us know
 
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hello I bought this laptop at christmas and I start loosing the rubber when you close your laptop screen.http://postimg.org/image/iutvlhtz1/I have trouble finding on the website how to get replacement . thanks 

A:lenovo flex 2 15 rubber

Dear Imanu
 
Welcome in lenovo commuinty
 
Kindly refer your machine to the place of purchase 
 
Thanks
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Hi my old disk is slowly dying so I decided to buy new ssd. I have heard that samsung 850 evo is working in this laptop but they are double the price of Kingston A400, UV400 or ADATA SU650 . Other option could be Samsung 860 but its also a little more expensive than previously mentioned ssds. Have you guys tried any of them? Thanks for reply.

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Hi Sir i have problem about Fn key on the Lenovo Flex 14it can't press F1-F12 directly because it must press the Fn+ these key.do you have the way for solve this problem? Best Reagard











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A:Lenovo Flex 14 Fn key problem

hi synes55
 
Welcome to Lenovo Community Forums!
 
When you press the Power to turn it on start hitting the Fn+F2 and F2 only simultaneously.
It should get you to a bios settings
   Go to the Configuration tab and look for the "Hotkey Mode" option Toggle that to Disable the hit F10 or Fn+F10 to save and Exit
 
It should switch the use of F keys to legacy
 
Hope this helps
Cheers!
 
 




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I've seen a few times where I have not used my Lenovo for a several minutes it will go into "sleep mode" and I have to hit the power button to open it again. But it is asking me to sign in. I have to turn it off by holding the power button and then turn it back on. And then it will start showing my normal desktop. How can I stop that "sign in" from showing? I never created a password and didn't think I need to do that.
Can anyone help?

In Sign In Options it has "Password.... Your account doesn't have a password. You must add a password before you can use the other sign-in options."
Whatever that means???? I never created a password and don't understand why it is asking me to "Sign In" when I turn in on from the Sleep mode.

(Win10/64 bit)
 

A:Lenovo Flex 4 1470

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What is the port next to the power connection used for?  It looks like USB C but I guess it's not? LENOVO 80R3 Flex 3-1480 

A:USB C looking port on Lenovo Flex 3

It is not a port.  It accepts a security cable lock.

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I have a lenovo flex 2 14 and it doesnt turn on.. I think the motherboard is dead and i'm trying to get a new one. I bought the computer in Austra and I can't find the part, I even asked a lenovo part retailer and he couldn't find it.. Anyone knows how could I get lenovo to find it? The computer is under warranty but right now i'm in USA and i cant send it in so i would like to buy the motherboard and have it shipped to the USA so I could replace it myself.Any ideas?Thank! PS: the computer S/N is WB15534056and the motherboard part number is 5B20G36323

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I have a lenovo Flex 2 laptop that has been fantastic so far. However, the other day when I shut it down and restarted it, the computer seems to be stuck in a cycle and was unable to boot. I would push the power butto,n the keyboard lights would turn on for a brief moment, the fan would spin and then it would stop. It would try to boot for about 5 seconds and recycle over and over and over. Eventually, the computer would boot. I bought a new battery thinking that was the issue. I replaced the battery, and the problem persists. Well, last night the computer got stuck in the boot cycle but will not turn on anymore. The battery seems to be able to hold a charge when it was on. However, I noticed that if I unplug the battery and plug in the AC adapter, the indicator light that shows that the AC adapter is plugged in will not turn on without the battery connected. This may not have a bad AC adapter? Is my mother board the major issue? What is the next step for me in this stage? Thanks for all the help and advance!
 

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Even though I charged my laptop, it won't turn on. I have also held the power button for a long period. I have an internal battery, so I cant take it out. 

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Does anyone know if the Flex 6 (14") supports USB PD charging over its USB-C port?

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Anyone has a tutorial on how to open up an ideapad flex 4 so I can change hard drive?

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I was wondering if a eGPU setup would work on the Flex 5 since it has an NGFF port. Any thoughts?

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Hi everyone! May I check if Lenovo Flex 2-14 (Model: 20404, Core i7 4510U) support 2TB 2.5" Seagate Firecuda HDD? The z-height is just 7mm so it should fit perfectly. Just that I am not sure if the particular size and model are supported or not. Hope to hear from you guys soon, thanks in advance.

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I have numerous devices that work just fine on other laptops running Windows 10 (64bit) or Windows 7 (64 Bit) however my Lenovo Flex 5-1570 (Type 81CA) does not recognize any of the USB 2.0 devices they come up in device manager as: This device is not configured correctly. (Code 1)Access is denied.To find a driver for this device, click Update Driver. I am logged in as the administrator so this should not be denied. When I attemp to "Update Driver" I get the following message: Windows encountered a problem installing the drivers for your device Windows found drivers for your device but encountered an error while attempting to installthem.Disk driveAccess is denied.If you know the manufacturer of your device, you can visit their website and check the supportsection for drivers. Any Assistance in correcting this issue would be appreciated.  

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Need Some help to try understand what really went wrong. My Girl Friend was using the laptop good, This is just some months old. She left it on over night, the next day it had issues then when we finally got it to power on it would not start properly. It goes in to bios to ask to select the hard drive to start. All it does it come back to that same screen even if you try to boot from a USB drive it would come back to the screen to select boot option. Has any face such similar problem and wish to guide me to help rectify please. Or anyone with advice for such issue, will appreciate your tips.

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My Lenovo Flex won't respond at all when I try to wake it up from sleep mode. I've tried to unplug it and hold the power button down for 30 seconds, but the light just keeps flashing. It's been unplugged all day, so to help battery should be really low, but it's not turning off. Any ideas or suggestions on what to do? I go back to classes soon and I need it for my classes, so I really need it up and running asap.

A:Lenovo Flex Won't Wake Up

This seems to be a widespread issue with Lenovo laptops for a very long time, but there appears to be very little effort being taken by Lenovo support to provide its customers with the solution, or a document with the steps to resolve the issue. Holding the power button down for 30 seconds should (on nearly all laptops and desktop computers) forces a hard power off, but apparently that does not work on Lenovo Laptops when they gets stuck in this state. From what I can gather from various forums on the Internet, the only way to get the system booting again, sort of waiting until the battery dies, is to remove the rear cover, and unplug the battery, wait a minute or so, and and then pug it back in.   Some users also report that updating the video driver, and perhaps the BIOS, will resolve the issue, but Lenovo Support has chosen to remain silent (publicly anyway) on which one, if any, is an actual fix on any of the many forum posts regarding the error, which leads me to believe that they haven't a clue. You do not mention what exact model of Flex you have, so I cannot point you too any of the instructions online on how to remove your cover and unplug the battery, so you might post the model number (not the serial number) in the forum,  or open a ticket with Lenovo Support, although I sounds like their phone support has not been too much help for others.  Good Luck,

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Hi ,I try to have linux in flex 2, I use UBUNTU 16.04 and i high fan speed and high temperature ,is there any body use linux in Flex 2 and satisfied with the performance of linux distro?plz help me

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Hello everyone!I just bought a flex 5 i7 8th generation laptop from microsoft canada's website. So, far I have only done some normal use and it has been running quite hot. I can't even put it on my lap for more than 5-10 mins. Can anyone suggest what might be an issue or is there anyone else also having the sams issue? I do hear the fan everyone once in a while but mostly the fan is quite but the bottom of the laptop is getting really hot.

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The display on my Lenovo flex 4 isn't working. It boots up fine. When I add a second screen though HDMI, the display appears on the second screen but not the flex screen. I've checked the screen share settings and it's on the duplicate screen setting. Also the brightness is turned up. The really strange thing (to me) is that the touch screen even works perfectly fine. When I touch it I see the response on the second screen.I've tried restarting, holding down the power button for 20 secs, and updating some drivers.I can make do with the second screen for now but any help would be greatly appreciated!! Don't have money for a repair at the time.

A:Lenovo Flex 4 - No display

After reading some things and further inspection, the screen actually does work. There is just no backlight!! Holding up a flashlight at a very particular angle allowed me to see my screen.  Is there anyway to fix the backlight?

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I am looking to get a decent stylus so I can take better notes using my Flex 4, but I have found that none of the active stylus on Amazon say that they work specifically for the Flex 4. I contacted support through web chat earlier and they informed me that if it says Lenovo Yoga 900, it should work. If it's marked for the Yoga 900s, would it still work? Does anyone happen to have a suggestion for a stylus that will be primarily used for taking notes and writing in general?

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Does the Lenovo Flex 4 15" have a removable battery?

A:Lenovo Flex 4 15" Battery

Hi Forrest_Canton , 
 
Welcome to the Community Forums. 
 
Based on the hardware manual page 36 , battery is internal and is considered FRU (field replaceable unit). Removing it would require opening the base cover. 
 
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Hope this help answer your query.
 
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Anyone has a tutorial on how to open up an ideapad flex 4 so I can change hard drive?

A:Lenovo ideapad flex 4

Hello ShotokenThanks for using the Lenovo forums.If you check the hardware manual, that should be able to walk you through how to open it up and what order.
 
You can also find it on the support page: https://support.lenovo.com/de/en
 
 
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Does anyone have a Lenovo - Flex 4 1470? (Win10/64bit) I bought mine in July 2016 and yesterday when I signed on I got a pop-up from Lenovo telling me about a "critical" Lenovo update. I am pretty sure if was referring to BIOS update = v.0vcn.22ww / 120 MB.
I clicked for it to install and then another pop-up saying something about it (possibly) changing binaries, etc. I didn't know what that was all about and so I cancelled the downlod.
Today I phoned Lenovo and spoke to a woman who said "they" didn't recommend downloading/installing updates to BIOS unless I was having problem with this laptop.
As I asked, does anyone else have a Lenovo Flex 4.1470? If so, did you get this critical update notice and if you did, did you install it?
I am 81 years old and know nothing about these things and wonder if I should just forget about downloading the BIOS update? Or whether it MUST be downloaded for this Lenovo to operate properly.
Thanks for any help.
 

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