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Lenovo Legion Y720 does not recognise the GPU NVIDIA GTX 1060

Q: Lenovo Legion Y720 does not recognise the GPU NVIDIA GTX 1060

Hi, I recently upgraded my system by installing a Samsung 970 EVO 1TB SSD. I switched to AHCI, did a fresh install of Windows, installed all of the drivers from Lenovo, and everything was working fine. About a day after that, I turned on my laptop and noticed that the GTX 1060 was not being detected. I opend the task manager and only saw the GPU 0 which is the Intel HD Graphics, but I didn't saw the GPU 1 which is suppoed to be the 1060. I opened device manager and nothing. Tried to re-install NVIDIA drivers but it said that there wasn't any compatible hardware (meaning the system is not recognising the GPU. Went to the page of NVIDIA and dowlnoaded the drivers from there and same result. Opened GeForce Experience and nothing. No GPU detected. Entered the BIOS and nothing. No signal of the GPU. My question is: What can I do about it? Is there a way I could solve this without having to send my laptop to service? Any help would be appreciated. Thanks

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Hello Lenovo Community!I just bought a Lenovo Legion Y720-15IKB Laptop and I have a few problems if you can help me out.1. FN + space does not work to activate the keyboard rgb light but CTRL + SHIFT + 0 works for extreme cooling.2. I can't see the Dolby Atmos app, I installed the drivers using the Lenovo Companion Application.3. When should I use Extreme Cooling?4. Space key does a squezzy sound when I type it, is it normal? Who else got this model and facing this thing?5. Do I have to also update the bios? I am affraid that when I will reinstall the WIndows I will have to format all the HDD again.Thank you in advance!

A:Lenovo Legion Y720 a few issues

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Hello, I have a problem with my Legion Y720 notebook, it is very slow while multitasking. For example: if I have a game opened and then I start any browser and try to watch a video on youtube, it get's very laggy, I cannot watch the video. Before upgrading to this notebook, I had a much worse one and with that one I had no problems doing the same operations with the same games and apps. Any ideas how to solve this? Thank you! 

A:Lenovo Legion Y720 - slow while multitasking

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How can I disable touch-pad as default? I'm tired to do this every time i start my laptop. Why its not deactivate automatically as soon as i plug in a mouse?

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I would really need some help with this, as I cannot find solution, all the information I read about my wifi driver is confirming that it does support 5Ghz, and Im unable to connect, as soon as I type password my wifi just turns on and off and I get message "Cant connect to this network", my other laptop is able to connect to same connection, even my phone is able to do so, I tried downloading lates driver, nothing worked. My wifi card is Qualcomm Atheros QCA9377. The advance tab does not offer me any options 

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I am considering buying the only 1 HDD TB variant of this laptop and i would like to know if it is possible to add an SSD to it (without removing the HDD). Also, how many RAM memory slots does it have? 

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HI!I bought a laptop a couple of his days with freedos. I installed it the Windows. Next all of the drivers I installed it onto him from the website of lenovo(i checked the serial number). Everything works well. 1-2 days after i bought a headset with two jack and i already bought jack splitter. I connected it and the speakers works well but the microphone not working. i watched lot of video how to fix it and read lot of forums. i update my bios, re-install realtek, update all driver,I ran troubleshooting. the microphone works, i tryed my other pc and works well, only this laptop can't detected.  I don't know what can i do for this more.i made a video for see my options:https://streamable.com/ow768 Sorry for my english.   

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Hi!I reinstalled Windows a few days ago on my Legion Y720. When the Lenovo Welcome app popped up, I clicked no to the Dropbox offer. Then I closed the app thinking "I will just open it back up if I want Dropbox...". But after a few days I wanted Dropbox, so I tried to open it, but I couldn't find it ANYWERE. Does anyone know a way to get it back? Please help!













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A:Lost the Lenovo Welcome App - PLEASE HELP! (Lenovo Legion Y720)

Nevermind, got it back! I opened the Lenovo Vantage app and found it.

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Hi guys, i'm new to the blog. Five days ago i bought a Lenovo Legion Y530-15ICH-1060 and i have some problems. For example: the Wi-Fi works fine but sometimes (1-2 times per use) it doesn't work for 5 minutes (more or less).This morning I started a game and the PC crashed so I had to restart.I think the problem is some driver that i installed before. I went to the settings and I started the factory data reset... "The restore has been stopped due to some error". I think this is another problem to solve.So I would like to install windows 10 cleanly. Will this invalidate the warranty? update: Sorry this is the wrong section, how can I move it?

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Hello Everyone,I've just purchased this lovely Lenovo Legion Y720-15IKB. Currently I enjoy it very much except this little annoying thing. I'm not sure when and how it achieved this but every time when I unplug the laptop from the electricity every connection to the internet is saying either "The remote device or resource won't accept the connection" or the proxy server cannot connect. I have internet connection while using my other laptop and phones but this Legion cannot do it. Any suggestions what can I do to solve the problem? If this is connected (I doubt but who am I to know) even the changing of lights stopped with Fn + Space, all other combinations are working properly. Thank you for the help.

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While I am gaming my processor temperature goes MAX +99C and even idle temperature is +50C even bottom is faced up so air can flow 100% away. This isn't any normal to have temps like +100C while playing CSGO, Overwatch etc... The processor is i7-8750H. I think Lenovo should fix this issue for me. 

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Hi, I recently got a Lenovo LEGION Y530-15ICH-1060. Right after installing Windows 10 and all that stuff, I wanted to update all drivers to get everything working with highest performance possible. I had no problems updating all drivers using Lenovo utilities and softwares from Intel/Nvidia..... But I have a problem updating the driver for my processor integrated graphic card, the Intel UHD Graphics 630. According to the official Intel driver update utility, the update is the following : When I try to apply this update using the official Intel utility, I get this error : Translation : The driver is not validated for this computer. Ask the computer manufacturer for the right driver. I tried to install the driver from the Lenovo support page for my computer, but it's not the latest version. I would like to install this latest version but I don't understand why it tells me that it's not compatible. I'm sure that there is an update available for my Intel UHD 630 because I tried lots of other driver detection tools (DriversCloud, SDItool....) and they all tell me that there is an update. But they all fail with this error when trying to install it. What should I do to update this driver ? During my researches on the issue, I found that there is lots of other people that had this problem and they installed it with a special .zip file but I can't find it anywhere for my computer. Thanks in advance for your help. Any help is welcome. VM &nb... Read more

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Hello, i found a myriad of answers to this issue but none of the recommendations hadany effect, including uninstalling the Nvidia GPU. As stated the GTX1060 stopped running for anything i do on my main display.I've certainly added all my games manually to the Nvidia list, no effect. I did check the dxdiag while playing a game i had in the list, so i am sure of it.I did remove the 2nd screen, got Windows to forget it was there, still no effectafter re-installing Nvidia GPU. I tried uninstalling from Safe mode, but Safe Mode isn't working either. Also there igoogled, found the Shift-Restart idea, but that doesn't let me boot in safe mode, only gives Option for restoration. As i understand it the problem should be with the registry, but i don't really dare to fiddle with that, i am no expert. Is there any way short of a factory reset to resolve this? Hope someone has an idea, forgive my bad english tom  

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Hello everyone now im struggling so bad with this error code on my GPU i have tried several trials and none of them worked such as *uninstall and reinstall *use DDU*Older versions on my driver*latest update on windows and bios*took off battery and discharge the electricity while disabling the driver  none worked and when i conducted hardware test i got this result code : WVC000000-UO7C3G  i need so bad to know how to fix this because unfortunately my warranty expired 1 week ago and i got this issue few days ago ;c  my laptop is a gaming laptop without my GTX it is useless   

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Hi all,Hope someone can help me out with an issue.  Since downloading the new VGA driver as recomened by the Lenovo update software, i've since lost my GTX 1060 GPU... i mean completely lost!.The windows device manger shows it as an unknown device, clicking on it and trying first to download the auto driver identifies it correctly as a GTX1060 but instal fails, try update via the Lenovo website updated driver, also fails. Contacted Tech support at Nvidia, they did the same with me, all options failed.Ran the Lenovo dianogistics test on the GPU, Result: reinstall driver...that's just what i've been trying to do.Windows system info: Not Available PCI\VEN_10DE&DEV_1C20&SUBSYS_38E117AA&REV_A1\4&4D31FCF&0&0008 The drivers for this device are not installed.... go figure.Anyway, i've tried all the tricks on the Nvidia website to get their install software working, Regedit, Program files, stopping processes etc. always fails between 10 and 20%, same on the Lenovo installer.Has anyone got a clue what i have to do to get the GTX1060 loaded with drivers again please?Thanks in advance.  

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Hi  How can i roll back BIOS ver. I reinstaled nvidia drivers but nothing works. Problem occoured after updating BIOS so i think rolling back on previos ver should fix problem.

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Does the Y720 monitor have a 120 Hz?  Or, is it just 60 Hz?

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Hi. I am looking to upgrade SSD on my Legion y720p. Is this one compatible with it?Samsung 970 EVO 1TB - NVMe PCIe M.2 2280 SSD (MZ-V7E1T0BW) https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07BN217QG/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_api_i_LzLkDb1M1R3QMIf not, any other suggestions? Thanks. 

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Hello, I buy a Legion Y720 and I have a problem to install the NVIDIA gtx 1060. I am on Windows 10, I download the drivers on Lenovo support. When I install it, I get error on the graphic card, and the driver doesn't seems to work properly. Can someone help me? 

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Hi there, I recently bought the Legion Y720 which came with a 256gb SSD and a 2TB HDD. Everything was working fine for a week, and then suddenly the HDD was no longer detected. The first time it happened, everything was back to normal after a shut down but now it's just completely gone. The strange thing is that if I open up This PC straight after startup, e drive appears with a different icon, and then disappears again when This PC has finished loading. I can't find the HDD on Device Manager or BIOS either. Please help. Thanks in advance.  EDIT: just realised that this is in the wrong forums section, sorry! Not sure how to delete this post, but I have reposted in the correct section.

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Hi there!Iīve just bought a Legion Y720 laptop and I canīt find out how to lock the FN key so I donīt have to press the key each time I want to change de volume of sound or the brightness of the screen. Iīve been looking online for a solution, but didnīt find anything. I also tried to change the HOTKEYS function on the bios, but my sistem doesnīt have that option. Does anybody know how? Thank you!!!

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Hi there, I recently bought the Legion Y720 which came with a 256gb SSD and a 2TB HDD. Everything was working fine for a week, and then suddenly the HDD was no longer detected. The first time it happened, everything was back to normal after a shut down but now it's just completely gone. The strange thing is that if I open up This PC straight after startup, e drive appears with a different icon, and then disappears again when This PC has finished loading. I can't find the HDD on Device Manager or BIOS either. Please help. Thanks in advance.

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I bought a Legion Y720, and now I'm upgrading the Hard Drives (I bought a Crucial MX300 of 575 GB), but it doesn't work on the Y720, because the motherboard only accept m.2 with PCI-E. And the MX300 is Sata III. (My fault). So I bought now a Samsung PM951. And now I'm waiting to receive it... The question is.. For the second hard drive.. I want to buy the Seagate with 4tb. But the height of the hard drive is 15mm. And I don't know if it fits in the laptop. (The normal hard drive have 7mm or 9mm height).Anyone tries to put or knows if it fits? The exact model is ST4000LM024.Sorry if my english it's not the best

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I've had my laptop for less than 2 months, but recently I got stuck in an auto-repair loop (possibly a virus), so I took my laptop to my university's tech center. Once there they wiped my laptop clean and installed a fresh install of Windows 10. A couple of my drivers got deleted like my mouse and wifi drivers, but they re-installed them there as well. Everything was fine just a little slow, I re-installed all my apps/games back. I never really checked for Windows 10 updates until a couple days ago because I randomly got this error when trying to play my games. It would say something like this: "ERROR: your video card does not support alpha blending with floating point render targets (D3DFMT_A16B16G16R16F)". I have a GTX 1050 ti, so I was really confused. I looked up how to fix it on other forums and even Reddit. Apparently, this happens when your laptop tries using the GPU built into the motherboard instead of the actual graphics card. Many suggested uninstalling the current GPU drivers and re-installing them. So that's exactly what I tried, but now whenever I try to express install the newest driver on Geforce Experience; it says "The Standard NVIDIA graphics driver is not compatible with this version of Windows. Please update your driver using...(website)". The website it gives is not even available, so I look up and manually try to download/install the driver myself, but it gives me the same message it did on Geforce Experience. So I finally decide to update Win... Read more

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