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Lenovo y580 - something wonkey with the WIFI !

Q: Lenovo y580 - something wonkey with the WIFI !

Hello, I recently upgraded my home internet to a 5GHz dual band connection which I came to learn could not be utilized by my Lenovo Y580s wifi adapater : Intel Centrino 2200N. In order to utilize my new internet, I purchased a USB dual band a/c dongle at BestBuy for $30, the only drawback being a small piece constantly plugged in / using one of my USB ports (not a big deal). I was able to connect with this device at 5ghz and for the past few months everything was fine and I received blazing fast internet using this USB as my wifi. Recently I noticed I I've been losing connection speed and internet. My transfer rate jumps from 6MBs to 433 MBs as and everywhere in between while connected at 5ghz, and figured my usb dongle might be faulty. I unplugged the device to test it, and connected using the computer's normal wifi over the 2.4Ghz channel. To my surprise, while the signal was strong, my internet speeds were also jumping between 1mbs and 60mbs, essentially the same thing that was happening while using the 5ghz USB. In an effort to trouble shoot on my own, I did the following:- Did a full mallware / virus check ( was clean )- I live in a Condo so I installed INSIDDER software to check my wifi channels: no real problems there- Connected several other devices using both the 2.4 and 5ghz connection, including laptops and Iphones/Ipads. All were fine so I know it's not my router- Called the internet cable company to see if they might be throttling my device (I do download a fair bit). Nothing to report there- Updated my wireless drivers (both internal wifi card, Intel Centrino 2200N and the USB dongle) , nothing.- Upgraded to Windows 10 - Uninstalled the USB dongle and wifi drivers associated with the device (in case they conflict) I feel like I've come to a dead end. As I sit here right now connected via wifi I see my transfer rates jumping all over the place and I can't explain it ... I'm 2 feet from the router/modem and my iphone is fine! Any help is GREATLY appreciated.

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Preferred Solution: Lenovo y580 - something wonkey with the WIFI !

I recommend downloading and running DAP. It can help sort out any driver and firmware related issues on your system

It's worked out well for many of us in the past.

You can download it direct from this link http://downloaddap.org. (This link will open the download page of DAP so you can save a copy to your computer.)

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Hello, As stated in the title, I have a Lenovo IdeaPad y580. I purchased it approximately three-and-a-half years ago, and only now is it really beginning to chug durings its processes. Point is, I want it to last perhaps another half year or so while I finish saving up for another computer. As a gamer, I'm fine with the limitations of the GPU, but sometimes my laptop legitimately has issues processing stuff, such as loading Google Chrome properly. I know enough about Windows to clean out viral matter and uninstall programs that I don't use that are running in the back. But does anyone have any tips or tricks to make this hunk of junk last maybe six more months before it becomes unusable?TL;DR I need to make my laptop run at least a reasonably sub-average to average level for six more months. Any tips are appreciated.

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Hi,

I own a Y580-M772CMH 15.6FHD/i7-3610QM/8G/ laptop with Windows 7 and a few weeks ago I used Ccleaner to clean the registry. Like the dumb stupid person I am I did not pay attention to what it was "cleaning".

Next time I booted up my Laptop it failed to start Windows and gave the following message:

Check cable connection!
PXE-M0F: Exiting Intel PXE ROM.
No bootable device -- insert boot disk and press any key

So next time I pressed F2 while booting to see:

Boot Device Priority
Internal HDD: SAMSUNG MZMPC064HBDR-000L1
SATA HDD: ST1000LM024 HN-M101MBB
SATA ODD: Optiarc BD ROM BC-5550H
Network Boot: Atheros Boot Agent

To me it looked like I still had both disks working so I put in a Windows ISO before boot to see if I could repair. The System Recovery Options screen showed me no known existing OS on the device.

So I powered down and used One Key Recovery which told me when I clicked to restore to factory conditions that the partition layout has changed.

Finally I used a bootable Partition Wizard and that showed me this:

Note the negative used value at disk 1.
To my layman's eyes it seems like the SSD and HDD, that are normally combined by a Lenovo software Raid are now separate. And something I deleted with Ccleaner by accident caused it (probably).

Main thing is, I actually don't know what the problem is and so don't know how to proceed.

I'm afraid my data is lost to me, which isn't a terrible loss, but am I correct in assuming... Read more

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I'm just curious if this kind if setup causes any issues. Did anyone try that?

A:Lenovo Y580 Windows 10 SSD + HDD. Did anybody try ...

I currently have m-sata ssd and sata hdd installed. I upgraded from 8.1 to 10 via window's means, then from RTM to insiders build. Everything works fine.

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I have a problem, normally I press Fn and F5 to bring up the window to enable/disable Wireless Lan and Bluetooth. But it's suddenly stopped working and I cannot switch on my Wireless Lan. This is on IdeaPad Y580 running Windows 7. 1. When I press Fn F5 no window opens. 2. When I press Fn F6 my track pad is enabled/disabled as normal, although I do not see the notification on screen. 3. When I press the Fn and volume or brightness controls, they work perfectly, but again I do not notification on screen, the bars showing level of volume or brightness. 4. Also the One Touch Recovery and One Key Theater buttons are not working. But the audio Mute button is working. 5. I have uninstalled the Lenovo Energy Management software and reinstalled it but no difference. 6. I have checked the BIOS and Wireless Lan is enabled. 7. I also saw that in Task Manager I cannot see utility.exe running. This is really causing me problems, can anyone suggest a fix? Thanks, Dave. 










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A:Cannot enable wifi using Fn and F5 keys - Y580

Finally fixed it... 1. I uninstalled and reinstalled the Lenovo Energy management Software - No difference. 2. I uninstalled and reinstalled the drivers for the Wireless LAN - No difference. 3. I noticed that the OneKey Recovery button wasn't working, so I decided to uninstall and reinstall the OneKey Recovery software...it worked!  4. In Task Manager I can now see that utility.exe is running as below:  Now I have no idea why the OneKey Recovery software would affect the Lenovo Wireless Device Settings?  But I hope this might help someone else! All the best, Dave.

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Ok so here is the deal, I own a Y580-M772CMH 15.6FHD/i7-3610QM/8G/ laptop with Windows 7 and a few weeks ago I used Ccleaner to clean the registry and like the dumb stupid person I am did not pay attention to what it was "cleaning".Next time I booted up my Laptop it failed to start Windows and gave the following message: Check cable connection!PXE-M0F: Exiting Intel PXE ROM.No bootable device -- insert boot disk and press any key So next time I pressed F2 while booting to see: Boot Device PriorityInternal HDD: SAMSUNG MZMPC064HBDR-000L1SATA HDD: ST1000LM024 HN-M101MBBSATA ODD: Optiarc BD ROM BC-5550HNetwork Boot: Atheros Boot Agent To me it looked like I still had both disks working so I put in a Windows ISO before boot to see if I could repair. The following System Recovery Options screen showed me no OS existing. So I powered down and used One Key Recovery which told me when I said to restore to factory conditions that the partition layout has changed. Finally I used a bootable Partition Wizard and that showed me this: ? To my layman's eyes it seems like the SSD and HDD that are normally combined by a Lenovo software Raid are now separate? Something I deleted with Ccleaner by accident that caused it (probably)? Main thing is, I actually don't know what the problem is and so don't know how to proceed.Can I even save my data (I'm afraid not)? I've been linked this, which would solve it but I was hoping a compl... Read more

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Hi,

I need some help with bsods on Windows 8.1 OS. I'm not sure but probably there is my fault that this happens. I have Lenovo Y580 and a few months ago I updated my bios to version 5DCN40WW(v2.07), i downloaded it from Lenovo support website (in this time i got windows 7), then i decide to run Windows 8, but this bios was purposed for Windows 7 and now i cant find 'actualization' to my old bios wich was purposeed to Windows 8, I'm looking for version 5DCN89WW of bios to this Lenovo. Now I have 2-3 bsods a day, even after format, I've updated my drivers using SlimDrivers and downloaded actual drivers from Intel website,on the Intel website I had an information that product has been detected as Kontroler Qualcomm Atheros AR8161 PCI-E Gigabit Ethernet Controller (NDIS 6.30) but this device is unknown or unsupported (current driver:2.1.0.16) and same thing with Audio Driver for Intel Desktop Board, product detected: Sound Bluetooth (current driver: 12.0.0.2951).

I did memtest86:
https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/...07-032101.html

And this is scr from Crystal Disk Info:
https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/7166435/disk.jpg

And at the end there are .dmp files:
https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/...11-12-2013.zip

If anyone could help me I'll be very grateful and maybe there is any chance that someone who has Lenovo Y580 can copy for me newest bios and post here? Laptop was in service but they didn't fix this issue and they didn't restore my old ... Read more

A:random BSODs lenovo y580 win 8.1

Sorry for the delay in responding. There just aren't that many people who do BSOD analysis, so at times we get a bit overwhelmed!

AFAIK, you have the latest BIOS for your system.
Here's a link to it: BIOS Update for Microsoft Windows 7 (32-bit, 64-bit) - IdeaPad Y480, Y580

Out of 17 memory dumps there were 7 different BSOD error codes. The differing error codes are usually symptomatic of a lower level problem within the system. They are usually caused by one of these things:
- borked (broken) hardware (several different procedures used to isolate the problem device)
- BIOS issues (check for updates at the motherboard manufacturer's website)
- overclocking/overheating - You'll know if you're overclocking or not. If uncertain we can suggest things to check.
- compatibility issues (3rd party hardware/drivers)
- low-level driver problems
- or even malware (scanned for when we ask for hardware diagnostics from Initial Hardware Diagnostics or Hardware Diagnostics ).

You can get a head start on the hardware diagnostics if you'd like - they are located here: Hardware Diagnostics

Daemon Tools (and Alcohol % software) are known to cause BSOD's on some Windows systems (mostly due to the sptd.sys driver, although I have seen dtsoftbus01.sys blamed on several occasions).





Please un-install the program, then use the following free tool to ensure that the troublesome sptd.sys driver is removed from your system (pick the 32 or 64 bit system depending on your sys... Read more

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Hi everybody, I need to replace the battery of Lenovo, but it seems impossible to find it, these the informtion I have: 121500037 for  Battery pack, 6cell 6800mAh 72Wh, Panasonic, Pana L11P6R01 3S2P 72Wh121500039  Sony L11N6R01 10.5V72Wh 6cellBTY  I have posted a comment in another thread but no reply, I also can not find the right cells to replace them. Any help would be much appriciated. Cheers.


























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Hi! At the start I'll mention that I am an "IT guy" (actually IT student)  so I have some higher than basic knowledge about the stuff going on with my computers but now even I am lost... I will start from the very beggining of my troubles - that might be a long story!
 
So, one day (quite a bit ago) I was playing League of Legends with friends like I did for over a year after purchasing my Y580 and the in-game "bug splat" error occured. It is not something unusual, it happens to people a lot in this particular game so I was like "meh, again they f*** up something with the patch". Then the system notification told me that "driver stopped working but has recovered" or something like that, which was a first time for me. I googled the problem but before I could read anything the screen froze and I had a first BSOD since installing Windows 8 (and I have it for a year straight now). It was IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL pointing at nvlddmkm.sys, part of Nvidia drivers.
 
 
I started doing obvious things - ran Windows in safe mode, everything was working fine. Then I removed Nvidia drivers completely, including registry entries and stuff. System loded in normal mode and was working - previously the blue screen was appearing before my Windows 8 login page even loaded. I managed to play games on Intel HD GPU and do my usuall stuff without any problems - as expected to be honest.
 
I did a memtest back then, also did it few days ago for 6+ hours wi... Read more

A:BSOD with both GPUs on Lenovo Y580

Hi David
 
Since you are familiar with computers, i will cut the crap and go directly to the troubleshooting. Please follow the below steps.
 
1. First uninstall both "Intel" and "Nvidia" drivers completely from the system. Laptops require tweaked drivers  specifically created for them rather than generic ones. If the Nividia adapter is disabled via BIOS, please enable it.
 
2. Then uninstall "Intel Rapid Storage Technology" driver and "Intel Wireless LAN driver" completely. Current versions are not compatible with "Win 8.1".
iaStor.sys Wed Nov 30 09:09:19 2011
Intel Storage drivers

NETwNs64.sys Fri Dec 2 12:20:55 2011
Intel(R) Wireless WiFi Link 5000 Series Adapter Driver for Windows 7

3. Now update the drivers in the order i posted.
 
IRST : https://downloadcenter.intel.com/confirm.aspx?httpDown=http://downloadmirror.intel.com/23060/a08/SetupRST.exe&lang=eng&Dwnldid=23060&ProductID=2101&ProductFamily=Software+Products&ProductLine=Chipset+Software&ProductProduct=Intel%C2%AE+Rapid+Storage+Technology+(Intel%C2%AE+RST)
 
WLAN : https://downloadcenter.intel.com/confirm.aspx?httpDown=http://downloadmirror.intel.com/23044/eng/Wireless_16.1.1_De64.exe&lang=eng&Dwnldid=23044&ProductID=3062&ProductFamily=Wireless+Networking&ProductLine=Intel%C2%AE+Wi-Fi+Products&ProductProduct=Intel%C2%AE+WiFi+Link+5300+and+Intel%C2%AE+WiFi+Link+5100+products
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I currently have a Lenovo Y580 Laptop computer with a dvd burner optical drive. I am wanting a blu ray burner where I can watch iblu-ray movies, and occasionally burn files to a Blu ray disk. I have found this drive, but I'm not sure whether it is compatible. It appears there are several different sizes for optical drives. Any idea whether this will physically fit in my laptop? Thanks for your assistance.

http://www.amazon.com/Panasonic-UJ240-Blu-ray-Burner-DVD±RW/dp/B003AXW2YQ
 

A:Blu Ray Burner for Lenovo Y580 Laptop

Unless it is designed for that machine, and it states that it will work, I doubt very much that you can use it. Laptops, in particular, are very proprietary in hardware, and though some few standard pieces may be interchangeable, for the most part, even the connections for optical drives are often the company's own. You'll need to get a drive from the manufacturer or one that they say will work. (Or advice from someone who has actually gotten one to fit.)

Alternatively, you could look into an external case with a USB connection for a BluRay drive. Since most people rarely use them, except for data storage (double-sided ones can hold 50 GB's which makes a great storage medium) or videos, and they are expensive, it may be best to buy just one that can be used on all machines and keep for future ones. I have found no problems with speed playing BluRay over a USB 2.0 connection (In the worst case, the contents could be copied to your hard drive before playing, anyway, though I have never had to do that). And, of course, since a drive that supports all optical media for both reading and burning is only slightly more expensive than those that support fewer types, it is worth the money to get a good drive. Just another idea...............
 

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I'm 11 and using Ubuntu 17.04 Linux on my Lenovo Y580. The problem I'm having seems to effect every operating system I've used on it. The touchpad flips out randomly and sometimes stops working at all. Sometimes it will start to work but only for so long. It's will massively teleport up and down until I start hitting it a little bit, but this is bothering me and hitting it probably makes it worse. Any help would be appreciated. feel free to ask more advanced questions just because I'm 11. I will understand for sure.

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Laptop updated to Windows 10 then my friend downgraded back to Windows 7 and now the keyboard, mouse, and USB drives don't work and there's no backup image. HELP!!!

A:Lenovo y580 keyboard and track pad not working

Model # of laptop? Did you use the revert back to Windows 7 feature or clean install over Windows 10?
 
*edit* Sorry, saw you put the model # in the title.

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Alright, so early I tried to overclock my Nvidia GTX 660m Card, and it worked. the base clock speed is 835mhz, and the memory is 2500mhz. I OC'd the clock speed to 970mhz, and the memory to 3000mhz. It all worked fine, and boosted my gaming framerate quite a bit in PlanetSide 2 and Skyrim. ( I used NvidiaInspector to overclock, btw.) I went back to the overclocking interface, and accidentally set the memory rate to around +1300mhz. I then, without realizing, clicked on set OC settings, and it crashed my card. It rebooted, but now whenever I go into Nvidia Inspector to check my clock/mem speed, they're both set on 405mhz while idle or if there's a high load on my card. It's been stuck like this for a few hours, and I've tried several tweaks to fix it, including a reboot, rolling back the drivers, and then reinstalling the drivers, etc., with no resolve. I really need some help, as this is affecting my gaming horribly, and I'm getting terrible framerates. Please give suggestions/fixes as quickly as possible!

Thanks,
DDInc
 

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I saw a lot about could not find recovery environment and win 8.1 but I think i have another problem.My charger is not working properly sometimes it chargers sometimes not ( and i have to unplug and plug back the cable into the acumulator) and because of this, when I tried to open my laptop it's shuting down after 1 sec. This brutal shuting down happened for 5 times I guess and  since then every time I boot it says "scanning and repairing drive (\\?\volume(f030c5da-d83f-45ed-". So when I realized that something bad happened I tried to return my win 8.1 to factory but when i got to settings/ change pc settings/ update and recovery / recovery / REmove everyting and reinstall Windows it got this beautifull message "could not find recovery environment " What can i do to get things to normal ( to make windows recovery working again). I m not interested in my data I can erase everything PS: Please don't say it's because I change something at partitions ( I lost onekey recovery when I change something at partition but reinstaling windows to factory was still working until this charger problems)??

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I've got a used Lenovo Y580 that crashes frequently when a fair portion of its memory is being used, such as installers, or running games. It crashes to a BSOD with an IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL code. I've looked in the drivers section and there aren't a lot of drivers available for the Y580. I downloaded the ones that apply to my laptop but I'm still having the problem. Any help would be greatly appreciated with this as I can't get much work done with it in this condition.

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I've been using this laptop for around a year or so now, and it's worked perfectly up until this point in time.  The issue that I'm currently having is entirely mechanical. At the moment, my keyboard is intact and works just fine. However, if I press a key, (mainly the 'e' key) off-center, it pops the entire key up and I have to click it into place. It's not life-threatening or crucial to the machine's function, but when I am busy typing papers or lesson plans, having a key on the most constantly used vowel key continually pop up really puts a dampener in things. I've taken the key out and have tried to click it back in. While I can't see what's going on (given that there's a key in the way!), I can most certainly feel it clicking into place twice, both clicks stemming from the right side of the 'e' key. It seems that, to the best of my knowledge, only two out of four prongs that are meant to keep the key in place and in line are actually snapping and holding the key down. Whenever I type off-center and to the right, the entire left side of the key snaps up and must be pushed back into place. I'm wondering if there's anything I can or should do. Given that I've had my machine for over a year now, I'm unsure if my warranty still covers it (speaking of, is there a way to check warranty status online?). Please, if anyone has any advice on how to fix or replace a busted key/keyboard, please, let me know!

A:Lenovo Ideapad Y580 - Keyboard Issue

A replacement keyboard (chicony, oki, or dafon are the makers - be sure to look for the manufacturer label and p/n right below the lenovo p/n on the back to get a genuine keyboard) would make a good spares, they are about $30 on ebay. I replaced a broken key on a few different laptops but much prefer to swap out the entire keyboard.  Once a single key goes bad it's likely that more keys will start to fail (note that 'e' is perhaps the most commonly used key on your keyboard because it's the most popular vowel.  Other popular keys like 't' might be failing sometime soon).  So I would suggest you buy a spare keyboard and save it until you can't live without it, the procedure to replace the keyboard is a 10 minute swap. If you want to replace a key, a sharp tipped (xacto-style) knife blade, and a loupe (magnifying lens) are important accessories.  Buy from a reputable site which has good instructions ( http://www.laptopkey.com/ ).  Unfortunately, the key and hinge are manufacturer-specific (OKI, Chicony, Dafon, see above) so you will need to determine it from the guide on www.laptopkey.com.  When I fixed our Acer c720 I also used needlenose pliers to bend a metal tab back into place, the key hinge wasn't seating correctly because the metal tab had bent and was open too wide.  The Acer c720 has a nightmare keyboard to replace with 75 different locking plastic tabs that bind it to the undersize of the palmrest, so i had little choi... Read more

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Hello ! I tried to flash another Bios version wich killed my Bios-chips. I ordered to repair them besides an electronic company.They put new Chips in but flashed it with the wrong version of Bios: 3.70Before i started to flash the Bios it was 8.0 Version. After i got my Mainboard back today i re-assembled the Laptop and started it. I pressed "f2" to get into bios and to select boot option. I cant see any drives there, just UEFI Lan stuff. So i cant boot from Harddrives and the Laptop is useless atm.So it seems that this Windows 8 Version of the Laptop wont work with the 3.7 Version of the Bios, am i right ?Is it possible to flash the 8.0 Version without damaging the laptop again ? Please help me, i need the Laptop to work. Greetings and thank you in advanced Patrick

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I was trying to watch a DVD on my laptop and kept receiving an error from PowerDVD 10, saying that it was an invalid media type. After looking online, I noticed that some people said that the update might fix this. So, I downloaded the update and ran the installer. It required that I remove the current installed version of PowerDVD in order to install the patch. After the installer wiped that from my computer and began to install the patch, I received a message stating that "This software can only be installed on a Lenovo system." This was a patch file that the program sent me to, called "PowerDVD_v5630_RiTA10(Lenovo)(PDVDServDelayStartup)_DVD130802-14.exe" After looking at this, I went through the knowledge base and found that there is another file linked for updating the PowerDvd software called "Lenovo.Lenovo_RiTA10_v_DVD110707-07.exe". When I tried to run this I get the following error:"Cannot install the patch.Either this patch is not intended for your version of PowerDVD 10or your system does not havea previous version of PowerDVD 10 installed.The patch installation will abort." Of course I don't have any previous version of PowerDVD 10 installed, because the other patch uninstalled it in order to install. Now I am stuck without the DVD software in this terrible Windows 8 environment. I even tried VLC player and the video is cut off. This is very frustrating. This is on my IdeaPad Y580. Any help would be appreciated. Thanks!






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A:Y580 PowerDVD 10 Update Won't Install "Not a Lenovo Computer"

Since no one is of help it seems at technical support and I finally had some time for this, I was able to track down how to solve this. I used downloaded the installer for PowerDVD 10 from lenovo and then had to hack it. First run the installer (IN12STW153WW5.exe).After the installer fails, it will have dumped the files into C:\drivers\PowerDVD 10 BD\ (or replace C: with system drive I suppose).Edit the file Custom.ini (right click -> Edit)Change the line CLScan=LEGEND Dragon to CLScan=lenovoSave the file.Run setup.exe You can also skip running the installer and instead use a program like 7zip (or another compression program) to unzip the IN12STW153WW5.exe contents into a folder. Then go into the folder you extracted to and modify the file inside there.

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Hi all;
Currently, i owned a Lenovo Y580 and defnitely want to downgrade from Windows 8 to Windows 7. Here is a couple of questions.

Question 1:
I am using an Intel SSD (solid state drive) 330 series as my main drive (NOT a hard disk) and just wondering if i need the following driver being:
- Intel Rapid Start Technology for Microsoft Windows 7, and
- Lenovo EE Boot Optimizer?

Question 2: The sequence of loading the drivers.
As i need to re-install all the drivers for Windows 7, please kindly advice what are the sequence for me to load the drivers?

Audio: Realtek Audio Driver for Microsoft Windows 7 (64-bit)
BIOS: BIOS Update for Microsoft Windows 7 (32-bit, 64-bit) - IdeaPad Y580
Bluetooth and Modem: Bluetooth Driver (CyberTan/Broadcom, Liteon/Broadcom, Liteon/Atheros) for Microsoft Windows 7 (32-bit, 64-bit) ? IdeaPad Y580
Camera: Camera Driver (Bison, Chicony, AzureWave) for Microsoft Windows 7 (32-bit, 64-bit) ? IdeaPad Y580
Card Reader: Jmirco Card Reader Driver for Microsoft Windows 7 (32-bit, 64-bit) - IdeaPad Y580
Chipset: Intel Chipset Driver for Microsoft Windows 7 (32-bit, 64-bit) - IdeaPad Y580
Chipset: Intel Management Engine Interface for Microsoft Windows 7 (32-bit, 64-bit) - IdeaPad Y580
General Information: Hotfix for Windows 7 (32-bit, 64-bit) - IdeaPad Y580
Mouse and KeyBoard: TouchPad Driver (Cypress, Synaptics) for Microsoft Windows 7 (32-bit, 64-bit) ? IdeaPad Y580
Networking LAN (Ehternet): Atheros LAN Driver for Mi... Read more

A:Lenovo IdeaPad Y580: Sequence for downloading drivers.

Hi cheesum, Did you look here ? Windows 8 - Downgrade Instructions

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I've searched all over from http://www.eightforums.com to lenovo forums. I've called support and they demand a fee to provide me support for my brand new laptop. I'm desperate for a solution because I have exhausted all more likely resources for solutions to my problem. My problem is that the option to burn factory reinstall discs have been removed. In the windows 7 version of this laptop, One Key Recovery provided this option. For win 7 laptops, this allowed people to reinstall the OEM OS on their msata SSD. Now that option is not there. I've burned a system image disc set, I burned a bootable system repair disc. I created a recovery flash drive on a usb stick. Neither of these windows 8 options allowed me to recover to a new drive on the same laptop. I really really hope someone can help me. This is ridiculous.
 

A:Lenovo Y580 preinstalled Win8 machine upgrade to SSD

You could try imaging it with Drive Img XML or similar?
 

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Hi all;
Need to ask how to hid all the partitions in the factory installed HDD for Lenovo Y580.

This is the scenario.
Firstly, i successfully migrated all of the following partitions:
OEM/Hidden partition,
C partition: boot drive/ program files and data drive &
D partition: containing drivers

from my Lenovo factory installed HDD to the SSD and to use the SSD as the primary boot drive . Now, i plan to use the factory installed HDD as my data drive. (I am using a caddy tray for this whereby i plan to swap out the optical drive and pluck in the Lenovo factory installed HDD). However, for "safety reasons" i do not plan to re-format the entire factory installed HDD but rather to keep those partitions just in case if my SSD fails.

Hence, how do i turn all the three partitions above (in the Lenovo factory installed HDD) to become dormant? I want the computer to boot up from the existing SSD but then to treat the factory installed HDD as the data drive and not to read from any of the three partitions in the factory installed HDD.

ANy ideas on how to accomplish this? By the way, i am planning to use EASUS as my disk partition freeware.

A:Hiding partitions in Factory installed HDD (Lenovo Y580)

You will need to delete all partitions, or you will have boot up problems.

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So I have a Lenovo Y580 Ideapad I bought circa 2013/14. I've kept it pretty updated and all since then. It had Windows 8 last time I was able to use it (a few months now sadly). Before this incident, it had already happened before but it would come back on after a few tries. One time it took a whole week of trying to turn it on and off and finally it just popped up again. But this previous time I accidently let it die (I always had it charging once this issue began because I was afraid it would die and do this) and it hasn't been able to boot. I've researched this issue and I've not been able to find one specific answer. So I decided to come here and have some seasoned techs look at my issue personally. I uploaded some videos on youtube in order for you all to get a look at it and what it does when I poke around at it. Also, Idk if it would be of any relevance, but before it died it had had a long standing issue of the touchpad not working. Occasionally it would twitch or work for a few minutes but it was mostly dead (the touchpad I mean). I was never able to fix it (also I just got lazy and bought a mouse).Here is video #1 so you get a basic idea of **bleep** it's doing: https://youtu.be/FwVumwp7MFAHere is video #2 of me poking around on it and doing the restart power thing (thass tha technical name right?) so you can see what it does and doesn't do:https://youtu.be/FwVumwp7MFAIf there is any more info I can give please let me know. I want to try and fix this myself, and am ... Read more

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Recently my computer has been occasionally freezing while I've been browsing online. It doesn't actually get to the point of BSOD but programs will stop working and I eventually won't be able to close or open anything, including task manager.

I tried running CHKDSK to see if that could fix things, (it has crashed since then unfortuantely), doing so somehow filled up my hard drive. I went from having around 700 GB free to only having a couple hundred MBs free. I tried this two more times.

I've attached the dump log as requested as well as the three logs of the CHKDSK that I found in event viewer.

Thanks!

A:Random Freezing Lenovo Y580, Possible Hard Drive errors

Code:
CHKDSK is verifying files (stage 1 of 5)...
Cleaning up instance tags for file 0x1bead.
451328 file records processed.

File verification completed.
807 large file records processed.

0 bad file records processed.

0 EA records processed.

60 reparse records processed.

CHKDSK is verifying indexes (stage 2 of 5)...
580808 index entries processed.

Index verification completed.
0 unindexed files scanned.

0 unindexed files recovered.

CHKDSK is verifying security descriptors (stage 3 of 5)...
451328 file SDs/SIDs processed.

Cleaning up 604 unused index entries from index $SII of file 0x9.
Cleaning up 604 unused index entries from index $SDH of file 0x9.
Cleaning up 604 unused security descriptors.
Security descriptor verification completed.
64741 data files processed.

CHKDSK is verifying Usn Journal...
35120152 USN bytes processed.

Usn Journal verification completed.
CHKDSK is verifying file data (stage 4 of 5)...
451312 files processed. ... Read more

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Hello!My kayboard in Lenovo Y580 broken, can I use keyboard from  G580 G585 P580 P585 Z580 Z585 models? I dont need light, and just want to change kayboard to working version.

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Hi All,

I have searched extensively for this issue but haven't found any workable solutions so I'm posting.

Recently purchased a Lenovo Ideapad Y580 and performed a fresh install of Win 7 Premium 64-bit on a new SSD. Installed latest drivers for all hardware but discovered after the install that my wireless adapter wasn't able to find any wireless networks (it worked find under Windows 8 when laptop was first unboxed). My wired connection works fine though, I am able to connect up to my network without issue using a network cable. Also, I am able to connect to my home wireless network without issue using another laptop.

In addition, the adapter icon in my tray shows a red-X on it. I've found many issues through web searches that suggest driver updates or hardware disable/enable steps but neither of these approaches have worked for me. I am holding off re-installing my OS until I've tried some more simpler and less time consuming options.

My system:

OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium, Service Pack 1, 64 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-3630QM CPU @ 2.40GHz, Intel64 Family 6 Model 58 Stepping 9
Processor Count: 8
RAM: 8060 Mb
Graphics Card: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 660M, 2047 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 244095 MB, Free - 186380 MB; D: Total - 457852 MB, Free - 457748 MB;
Motherboard: LENOVO, INVALID
Antivirus: None

- Qualcomm Atheros AR8161/8165 Ethernet Controller
- Intel Centrino Wireless-N 2200

All drivers are up to date.

When I run a... Read more

A:Solved: Lenovo Y580 cannot find any wireless networks / red-x on adapter icon in tray

Solved this myself after further searching - Zonealarm was the issue. Uninstalled and wireless came back to life.
 

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i am having trouble with my wifi and bluetooth not working, it is (off) and is greyed out in the metro interface, so i can not turn it back on, i checked networking centre and it is enabled, i have tried to reformat the computer using lenovo "one key" and the problem is still there, i tried updating the driver but no joy, and i can find one by searching, please help i dont want to have to send this back as faulty to "john lewis" also the trouble shooter says the HW switch is not anabled, i have tried the airplane button, but it does not make any diference, there are no other buttons or switches to turn on bluetooth or wifi so i'm stumped. please help.....










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A:wifi greyed out "wifi (off) in windows 8 on lenovo...

Uninstall Lenovo Energy Managment 8 and install Version 7 Here is the link : http://download.lenovo.com/consumer/mobiles/cagt25ww.exeAfter you install version 7, press Fn+F5 to access wireless setting, and turn your WiFi and Bluetooth onIt solved the problem for me.P.S: I've checked out the keyboard of U410 on net, you don't need to press Fn key. Just press the f7 key [this key must be having a ((laptop)) symbol]. Also you will get a compability issue warning. Just ignore it and run the software.Cheers . Hope it helps.

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Hello, i am a proud owner of a Lenovo G50-70 running on windows 8.1. i recently had an issue with my wifi not being able to turn on and i thought the drivers had an issue and so i downloaded the wifi drivers from lenovo website for my Quallcom Atheros adapter.They got installed well and upon rebooting my Pc the wifi icon had dissapeared and when i checked on adapter settings on the network sharing centre there were none either. The device manager showed the adapter having a yellow exclamation mark with code 10 error(device not starting up).I attempted to reisntall and it said device has upto date drivers. i attempted to reboot with the drivers unistalled and still same response.I would appreciate any help to resolve this.

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I have an ex NSW schools laptop i purchased, its all legal. I am unable to get wifi working. I have put Win 10 on it. When i go to Network and Internet i push the slider over to put wifi on but it immediately slides back to off. I have updated the bios, was doing it prior as well. In bios i am unable to change boot menu as well as a few other things, setting the time etc. The time is 00.00. Any help with this would be appreciated. It is unable to boot from USB as well. It is a Lenovo X130e. Thanks all.

A:Lenovo WiFi

Originally Posted by noelbeth55


I have an ex NSW schools laptop i purchased, its all legal. I am unable to get wifi working. I have put Win 10 on it. When i go to Network and Internet i push the slider over to put wifi on but it immediately slides back to off. I have updated the bios, was doing it prior as well. In bios i am unable to change boot menu as well as a few other things, setting the time etc. The time is 00.00. Any help with this would be appreciated. It is unable to boot from USB as well. It is a Lenovo X130e. Thanks all.



I noticed on a couple of Notebooks I worked on had success in first turning Off Airplane Mode before turning Wi-Fi On would stick. Don't know that is normal but it worked on those. Also important is that most Notebooks have a switch or an Fn plus another Fx key [or maybe just an Fx key] to use hardware to turn the Wi-Fi on or off.

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Hello, since about 10-12 days, my laptop's wifi has suddenly stopped working. It would show a red X sign at the Wifi icon and would OCCASIONALLY detect my Wifi (even though my other laptop detects others) and would connect to it. However, once it does connect, it would have 0 bars and would be very slow it would barely load the Google home page and other websites don't even load. In a matter of 1 to 2 minutes, the Wifi signal would disappear again and the red X will return for hours.  I have tried turning the Wifi off and then on, turning airplane mode off and on, turning off the Wifi from Network Connections and then on, forgetting the connection, going into BIOS mode and turning off the wifi and then turning it back on, checked my modem's settings if my laptop has been blocked from Wifi or whatever, and I've also did a diagnosis via Network Connections. The result would say: "Problems with wireless adapter or access point - Not fixed". However, if I run a troubleshoot from the settings section itself, it would also show "A network cable is not properly plugged in or may be broken - Detected". I don't use ethernet, just Wifi, so I don't think that's an issue here.  There's another thing, which I doubt is a cause, but worth mentioning anyways. The right side of my laptop's bottom case is broken, due to a screw not being properly placed (the factory of the place I bought it assured me it's no big deal) but by time it kept slowly opening. I didn't ... Read more

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This is second laptop, I already replaced one on warranty, and I will this one for sure  send you back if I don't fix this with WiFi dropping, its as lights in disqoteque, on off on off on off, and I'm sure I set up all on power saving and things I managed to find here, and nothing works. Also I am getting SystemSettingsBroker.exe crash for memory, which I never seen before I bought Lenovo. Buying Lenovo brings me problems and takes me money. Windows 10 x64 Home, all updated.

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I have a problem with the wifi driver(Qualcomm Atheros AR956x).the wifi wont turn on and it says its disabled i have reinstallet the driver a couple of times but it didnt work Someone know how to fix this? Picture   












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A:Lenovo b50-80 Wifi problem

Hi Stef,
 
Welcome to Lenovo Forums.
 
I would say, it's a driver problem. I have recognized a similar behaviour with an Atheros card/driver. I was able to solve it uninstalling the driver. Also you could try a system restore to when it worked fine.
 
Click here for latest drivers 
 
Also refer to this link
 
I hope the above information helps.
 
Regards,
Shashi
 
Tap that kudos button if I helped  If you find a post helpful and it answers your question, please mark it as an "Accepted Solution"! 

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Hi !  My wifi doesn´t work anymore on my Lenovo M30- 70 pc, precisely the box where I have to put the password of my wifi doesn´t come. I have tried to update my pc, it say that everything is okay but when I want to connect with my wifi, it doesn´t work; I have also downloaded the Wlan driver (Broadcom, Atheros, Realtek for windows 8.1) but it also doesn´t work with that, then, this box where I have to put the password of my wifi still doesn´t come. help please!!!

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Hi!

A few days ago, I got a used, but like new, Lenovo computer running Windows 10. Everything seems to be working on it except for the WiFi, and I'm not sure what to do.

Alright, after I got the computer, I did a complete re-install of Windows 10. After that, the Wifi seemed to be working. I was able to connect to my internet using a wireless connection, and it worked for about five minutes, then it disconnected. Also, before it disconnected, I did update all of the wireless drivers because I always start with those when getting a PC. Anyway, now it gives me that little Ethernet cable symbol with the red "X" on it. I also wasn't able to see any wireless connections when I clicked on the symbol.
Then, after it disconnected, I tried connecting it to the router via Ethernet cable, and it still didn't pick up my WiFi. And I know it's not my router or cable that are causing the issue, because my other computers and phone are able to connect to the WiFi, obviously, otherwise I wouldn't be posting this, and I tested the Ethernet cable on one of my other computers, and it worked. I even turned off the firewall completely after this, which also didn't work.
Finally, in my adapter settings, it only gives me the Ethernet option with the "X." I'll try to provide a couple of screenshots to help.

Thanks!

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A:Lenovo PC Won't Connect to WiFi

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Hey everyone, Recently, my Lenovo Y50-70 started acting up. All of a sudden, i could not connect to a WiFi network. Whenver i check devicemanager, i see this "other devices -> networkcontroller" which has a yellow triangle with an exclamation point in it. So i figured... this must be the problem.  Now whenever i check properties on this device, i get alot of stuff that i dont even know what it means. But the path directory to this device should be (it says this in the properties) ..\Driver\ACPI.  I dont really know what to do now... should i just delete this device and reinstall? because i could not find any ACPI drivers for my device. If anyone could help me out, that'd be great. Since i can not stay connected to this ethernet cable for ever.I will respond to any messages, so if anyone tries to help me, we can find whats up. Thanks,Yves


























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Reinstalled Windows 10. Installed driver from lenovo website. (Realtek RTL8723BE) After restart Wifi is connecting properly, but after few minutes is changing to strange network. (IP: 169.254.181.8 when usual is 192.168.1.x) In Device Manager looks like system is updating something all the time. Please advice. 

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Hi !  My wifi doesn´t work anymore on my Lenovo M30- 70 pc, precisely the box where I have to put the password of my wifi doesn´t come. I have tried to update my pc, it say that everything is okay but when I want to connect with my wifi, it doesn´t work; I have also downloaded the Wlan driver (Broadcom, Atheros, Realtek for windows 8.1) but it also doesn´t work with that, then, this box where I have to put the password of my wifi still doesn´t come. Please I need help!!!

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Dear all, I've been using lenovo e10-30 about a year. First time i use it, i have no issue with wifi.But recently, all of sudden the wifi connection still on, but i cant use i to connect internet.i've read similar issues regarding this matter, try some solutions offered, but no luck yet, such asuninstall & reinstall power management driveruninstall & reinstall wifi driverensure wifi enable at BIOS setup Any idea how to solve this? Thank you in advance Yudhi

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I have Lenovo Y50-70 UHD and i have installed Windows 10 64-bit version. Everything is perfect except for the wifi. I have installed these two drivers that lenovo suggests http://prntscr.com/b40vtx but still my connecition is extremely slow. My network adapter is Broadcom 802.11ac .I also formatted windows 10 with UEFI. I don't know what other info do i have to provide you so as to help you help me but here are some photos that might help you.
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A:Lenovo Y50-70 wifi issues

when you try to ping do you get a high ping response

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So ever since I got this laptop, the wi-fi signal strength has always been horrible. I would always have to sit directly in front of a router just to get a solid connection.  https://1drv.ms/i/s!AtIV78hX8lDli-ZxteUshGXG0u3A7A I found that every time I open up my laptop to swap hard drives or something, I'd find that the cables to the wireless card are always detached. They would never stay in place and I do not know why. The black cable in particular is always gets detached and will never stay in place. It just keeps on popping out. Anyone got any solutions on how to keep them from popping out?

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Broadcom 802.11ac wifi adapter When i play for about 1 hour any online game (like LoL) my ping spikes at 5000, if i control my fan it works for hours with no problemsAny ideas?

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My Lenovo G50-45 won't connect to wifi, but it will connect to ethernet. I've rebooted a few times. All of my other "gadgets"/laptops get connection. This one seems to find my router for a second, give me internet for a second then say it can't find my wifi connection, then say "no internet connection". Not sure what to try.

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Broadcom 802.11ac wifi adapter When i play for about 1 hour any online game (like LoL) my ping spikes at 5000, if i control my fan it works for hours with no problemsAny ideas?

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Support please help, i have been using my Lenovo G40 laptop for the last six months and all of the suddern it has stopped dectecting WiFi, i can only connect using a cable now. I have not upgraded any software nor have i downloaded any new ones. Please assist.

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Dear all, I've been using lenovo e10-30 about a year. First time i use it, i have no issue with wifi.But recently, all of sudden the wifi connection still on, but i cant use i to connect internet.i've read similar issues regarding this matter, try some solutions offered, but no luck yet, such asuninstall & reinstall power management driveruninstall & reinstall wifi driverensure wifi enable at BIOS setup Any idea how to solve this? Thank you in advance Yudhi

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