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When I switch on my Lenovo Z580, it gets stuck on the Boot Menu/App Menu and after going back and forth, it eventually starts properly, is there a way to have my PC start properly without the boot menu/app menu popping up in the first place. Any help on fixing this will be much appreciated as I fear it is only a matter of time before it stays stuck on the boot menu/app menu pop up screen.  

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When I switch on my Lenovo Z580, it gets stuck on the Boot Menu/App Menu and after going back and forth, it eventually starts properly, is there a way to have my PC start properly without the boot menu/app menu popping up in the first place. Any help on fixing this will be much appreciated as I fear it is only a matter of time before it stays stuck on the boot menu/app menu pop up screen.  

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Ok so i have 2 months lenovo ideapad z580 laptop..i am unable to access UEFI BIOS menu and boot menu anymore these were the steps i tried with my laptop
1)i have windows 8.1 tried going to pc settings and selected uefi settings on restart But the problem still persist the laptop is just doing normal windows 8 boot
2)tried pressing/hitting F1,F2,F12,DEL keys
3)i have also used lenovo one key recovery button there it showed "bios setup" when i selected it and hit enter it is just doing normal windows 8 boot still i can't access uefi bios
4)tried updating BIOS for the laptop but unfortunately there was no bios update for this model
5)tried resetting Laptop by removing battery and ac adapter and pressing and holding power button for 30 seconds but still no use i can't access BIOS yet
6)i tried removing the internal hard drive Out of the laptop and this time one starnage thing happened " before with internal hard drive i used to get lenovo splash screen when turning ON but after removing hard drive and when i try to access bios i can't see the lenovo splash screen at all" still i can't access BIOS!!!
7)i even have tried holding down Shift key, letter B when starting up the laptop but still didn't work
seems like windows 8.1 makes changes to BIOS?
please anybody help me with this particular issue....thanks

A:can't access UEFI BIOS and BOOT menu on my lenovo z580

I own a Lenovo G700, and I have heard that Shift + F2 will get you into the BIOS. It might work if all else fails. You can also call Lenovo support or search around a bit more. But in my case I have to use the hardware OneKey Recovery button to access it.

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Hello,Please, give me the solution for fixing the issue with not working undusting. It have to blow out hot air out from laptop by pressing moon-&-star sensor icon. But I notised that it only getting drighter for some time, but doesnt urge air.

A:Lenovo Z580 undusting doesn't work

Hi iShkilenok , 
 
 
Welcome to the Community Forums. 
 
You can try to uninstall energy management and the reinstall it back from the support site . 
Restart the pc and test. 
 
If same issue , you may have to physically open the cover and inspect the fan if it would be able spin. 
While turned of try to test if the fan will smoothly move by pushing it with a small stick. 
Check if there are clogged materials preventing it to spin like strands of fibers and dust. 
Use a blower as needed .
 
If you don't have the tools or experience on doing this best that you have a service technician in your location do it for you.  Herewith are the hardware manual for review and guide.  
 
Similar discussions here .
Update us how things go. 
 
 
Regards
 

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Hello,I have a Lenovo Z 51-70 and my bios doesn't remember settings when I save them and in boot menu I have no USB drive only CD/DVD, HDD and network. The laptop normally boots into windows and also recognize usb drive in windows. I tried to update bios to latest version but it doesn't worked. Please help

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I don't believe this is a bios issue that I've read many others having and fear it's MB/CPU related.  On startup, I get the tell tale black screen that just hangs. No splash screen, but everything else sounds active. Caps lock indicator will light up when toggled, although somewhat delayed. I've tried hooking up an external monitor, swapping ram, pulling battery and just about everything else, but none of it was successful. I've tried booting with the Novo button, and that does pop up, but selecting any of the 4 options results in the same black screen.    Haven't had any luck since it first happened getting past the boot screen.  Anything I'm missing trouble shooting wise? Or can anyone confidently say it is a MB/CPU issue?

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I have a Lenovo  Thinkpad T460s running windows 10. Everytime I try to boot it displays a small blue screen with boot menu and App menu. Within the boot menu, I select my HDD but still no booting. Since the battery is sealed in I cannot use other procedures decscribed previously for other models that had similar issues.  Any ideas on how to solve this?

























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My problem began when I updated my BIOS at Lenovo to version 5FC95WW. Now my laptop will not boot into Windows 7. It automatically goes to the Bios set up screen only. After I save and exit from the Bios screen & wait about 15 seconds it goes back to the 'set-up' screen again. It will not do anything else. Everything appears to be normal in that screen. Has anybody got any suggestions. Thanks.
Windows 7 (64)
 

A:Z580 Lenovo will not boot

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Greetings everyone! 
Here is the problem, sadly, i am not the only one that has it- So, i have this perfect z580 ideapad which got a BIOS update before few years... and it started running slow, and some other problems appeared. So i want my old BIOS back. The new one is the 5FCN95WW... but sadly i have no backup of the old BIOS, i think it is 5FCN34 or 35WW. I saw tons of information around the internet, many posts here in the Lenovo forums, i've downloaded countless files, used many programs, even backed up my own BIOS and nothing. 
I haven't seen even 1 solution from point A to point B for "How to backup and then flashback to the old bios again if needed", so please, tell me what can i do.
1: How can i obtain a file of the old good original BIOS 
2: I have 2 Lenovo z580 laptops and just one of them is with the new BIOS, the other one has the old BIOS - can i somehow make a file of the old BIOS, transfer it to the other laptop and then flash back to it.
 
Thank you in advance, i hope to see a good answer these days, which will save me much troubles.
 
Mod's Comment: Please do not start multiple posts on same issue as this only splinters the discussion. Instead, keep your current discussion updated with any additional information. Your duplicate has been removed. Thanks !
 

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Greetings everyone! Here is the problem, sadly, i am not the only one that has it- So, i have this perfect z580 ideapad which got a BIOS update before few years... and it started running slow, and some other problems appeared. So i want my old BIOS back. The new one is the 5FCN95WW... but sadly i have no backup of the old BIOS, i think it is 5FCN34 or 35WW. I saw tons of information around the internet, many posts here in the Lenovo forums, i've downloaded countless files, used many programs, even backed up my own BIOS and nothing. I haven't seen even 1 solution from point A to point B for "How to backup and then flashback to the old bios again if needed", so please, tell me what can i do.1: How can i obtain a file of the old good original BIOS 2: I have 2 Lenovo z580 laptops and just one of them is with the new BIOS, the other one has the old BIOS - can i somehow make a file of the old BIOS, transfer it to the other laptop and then flash back to it. Thank you in advance, i hope to see a good answer these days, which will save me much troubles.

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My LENOVO Z580 is stuck in loop..whenever I star laptop..lenovo logo comes and then it opens dignose and from "0% dignose" it restarts again..and above process repeats again and again...I tried to fix it with bootable pen drive and CD/DVD but its not booting any of the device, and also not opening BIOS,boot menu,UEFI menu,nothing at all...so I tried removing CMOS battery to open BIOS..it opened and I changed setting boot priority to CD drive and then to USB also..but still not booting it...and when I opened BIOS again by removing CMOS battery the boot priority was changed to "windows boot manager"and it I I also disabled secure boot option but still no luck..and looping continuosly the same...

Tell me What I am missing here?
 

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Problem:
Black screen. No BIOS read-outs. Not possible to enter the BIOS menu. CPU fan, hard drive and other indicator lights up and works normally.
 
Synopsis:
PC starts normally at about every 30 attempts. In this case, the BIOS (F2) or Windows 7 starts normally. Observations suggest that PC will only start when it is completely cold, ie when it has been off for at least 2 hours between 2 start-up attempts. This time can be reduced to about 15 min, if cooling elements are placed on both sides of the motherboard (below the PC, and on top of the keyboard).
 
What has been studied / tried?
Power supply and connectors - ok.
Battery ok (though worn and should be replaced because it will no longer charge for max capacity).
CMOS battery holds 3V (although volt drops at loads > 5 mA).
Ram, HDD and CPU is tested / changed and found ok.
Motherboards (incl. Graphics chip) has been tested and found ok using various test programs from the official Lenovo Support.
Visual inspection of the motherboard: Nothing to report.
Heating the graphics chip using heat gun (in order to eliminate any cold solder joints) did not solve the problem.
Attempt installation of the latest original BIOS executable file from the Lenovo Support (only possible under Windows) fails:

Error 216 - Failed to read the BIOS from ROM! Status = 1604

Attempts unpacking of the original BIOS executable file from Lenovo Support succeed not in spite of several attempts.
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A:Lenovo Z580 will not start - Black Screen [SOLVED]

I first want to say thank you for such an informative, detailed write-up.  Everything in the procedure worked for me, with no issues, until the (optional) step of "Download and install the latest original BIOS Lenovo Support." I downloaded the Z580 BIOS updater from Link A, released 8/13/2014. Upon attempting the installation of the first file, Public.exe, it appears to be successful, the computer reboots, and then is stuck gets stuck in an infinite boot loop asking to select the boot device. This has been detailed by other users, Link B. If you decide to attempt the Lenovo BIOS update and get stuck in this boot loop, try the following:When the boot device screen comes up, press tab to select Bios OptionsUnder Bios Options, scroll to the rightmost menu and change the boot type from UEFI to Legacy (Link B). This allows the PC to boot, but under a slow legacy debugging mode - things are NOT fixed at this point. Insert your bootable USB key, containing Flash.bat and then restart the computerWhen the computer boots, keep pressing F12 to choose the boot device, and move the USB key to the top of the listThe portable Windows 98 OS will then start from the USB key, and you can reinstall the BIOS from the "Flash.bat" file. Note, I did not have to reactivate Windows after this procedure.  System Specifications:Lenovo Z580, model 2151, manufactured 2012/05/24Core i5-3210M processor2x4 GB RAMIntel HD3000 graphicsWindows 7 home premium 64... Read more

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I am extremely upset because I think I have just ruined my laptop through trying to perform a BIOS update which LENOVO provided through the website.I had recently reset my computer to factory settings via the ONE KEY RECOVERY button. After basic setup and startup, I decided to install the BIOS update Windows 7 64 Bit for my PC. I downloaded the two files provided: public and private, and moved on to first click on the public file. This opened up another application with various options which the README file provided no information on.Anyway my computer began to restart itself and perform some operations to which it is now stuck on the BOOT MENU.Each time I turn on the POWER ON button, I am directed to the BOOT MENU, and I have no option to use my computer as normal.Please help me on this. 

A:Ideapad Z580 stuck on Boot Menu after BIOS update ...

Hi Lilyolive,I had the same problem 2 weeks ago and I freaked out too. I installed the two files in the incorrect order (I couldn't even install the other one) but I brought my computer to a computer shop and they fixed it! They said that the BIOS was configured incorrectly, so your computer is NOT ruined.I don't know what exactly the problem was but I can maybe help you to send pictures of my correctly configured BIOSP.S. sorry for my bad english

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Here's my sad story (I'm using a Lenovo Z580 laptop with Windows 7):

On Tues, 11/11/14 I installed all of the critical & important Windows Updates along with 2 additional updates (I don't recall what the additional ones were for).

After the updates completed I rebooted the machine, but the display did not come on. The lights and fan came on, but no display. I rebooted 3 or 4 more times and nothing changed. I plugged an external monitor into the laptop but got no display on either screen. From there I spent an hour or so powering the machine completely down, removing the battery, then rebooting while trying to enter either Safe Mode with F8 or the BIOS with F2 but each time I did the computer did not respond. A friend suggested removing and replacing the CMOS battery. I did that, put the machine back together, but now when I push the power button the lights and fan come on for about 1 second, go off for about 8 seconds, and that cycle (1 second on, 8 seconds off) repeats until I remove the battery. I did put back the original CMOS battery and the same thing continues to happen.

I've gone all over the internet for the past 2 days looking for suggestions and nothing I've found or done is resolving the issue.

Any thoughts or suggestions would be appreciated. Right now I've got a brick, so I'm pretty willing to try anything.

Steve
 

A:Lenovo Z580 wont boot

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when remove ram , will turn on , but no posting
 

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Hi everybody, I saw many of problems like mine there, but I can't still do anything after several attempts to solve that.  It started two weeks ago.. I did cleaned my hdd, then to keep my device lil a bit update I have updated few drivers. First day, it was able to boot up after 10-15 attempts. (Holding down the power button, disc. battery, ac, reconnect and power button again). Since that time I was unable to get to the BIOS, set Boot order, and I couldn't see even the splash screen. Several days it did the same and the attempts grew up.  Last time it was able to launch, its about 4 days ago, I was watching, film then I felt asleep. When I woke up in the morning, the screen wasn't black but still slighty light(not off, fans were working, cooler was fine). Since that moment I couldn't boot it anymore. I tried reseting CMOS battery, tried to flash bios by using flash disk and Fn+R (laptop did different thing but after 15secs it has turned off).. I think it is frozen BIOS but I haven't clue what to do when I can't simply set the boot order.  Maybe I am wrong and the problem is only in the motherboard. Novo button works but everything I choose there, it ending by black screen again.  Thanks for help, maybe for any solutions how to fix this. I am prepared to buy another motherboard, but if I would be able to repair it on my own, I would happy. Thanks,Jakub.

A:Lenovo Z580 no splash, no BIOS, no Boot

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Lenovo z580 I5 6gb ram, 1tb GFT hdd win 8/64 - 18 months old. System is excruciatingly slow, all works but not in a manner that is usable.

I have exhausted my knowledge as to what the issue is. What I have tried:

Usual safe boot, remove AV, Java, combofix, rootkit checks, chkdsk, sfc, seatools long check, reseated hdd,
in place repair. Troubleshooter indicated no problems. Non solved the issue.

I even sent away for the Lenovo win8/64 re-install disks - took 8 hours to get the system re-installed, but still the same (patience is a virtue!).

After going back to manufacturer settings, I am coming down to hardware problems - in 12 years never had a processor issue - Seatools did not give me errors. although I am leaning to this as the source of the issue. Is there any other issue eg motherboard? Is there a way I can pin-point the issue without going out and buying more unnecessary replacement parts?

Please advise

A:Lenovo z580 very slow (15 minutes to boot)

Try removing half the ram then test. If still slow, swap ram and test again.

6GB is an odd number for ram. What mix of memory modules do you have?

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Hello,I'm trying to clean install Windows 10 on my laptop but I'm having some problems.My laptop is an old Lenovo Z580 i7. Initially it had Windows 8 but then I somehow managed to clean install Windows 10 on it.I said somehow because I'm trying to do the same right now, but I can't manage to do it!The problem is I can't find any way to boot from USB to access to the Windows 10 installer. It's a well known problem with Lenovo Z580 that many people had. When I clean installed a couple of years ago I managed to boot it from the USB, but I tried so many things now and I can't do it!I tried clicking the Lenovo button (which is how it's supposed to work) but nothing happens. I tried to access the BIOS but it doesn't let me go on it, whatever button I press on boot. I tried to reboot from Windows 10 going on Settings -> Recovery, still I can't get to boot via USB.Does anyone have a suggestion about what to do?Thank you.

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Good afternoon, I am quite disappointed because I see many problems with BIOS or BOOT problems for Lenovo Z580.I still can't find solution for my problem. The point is I can't go to the BIOS with lenovo recovery button. I had to pull out battery of bios and then I could go there. When I changed some options and saved the settings, the bios had still same options like before. I can't swtich the boot priorities. However I inserted boot flash with WIN10 to install that, but I can't because of the boot priorities. I am stucked. Also I tried all key shortcuts, It does nothing. I really don't want to  take out the HDD and re-install the windows in different PC via sata.  Can you tell me how should I boot the flash or CD with windows when I can't set up the boot priotiry? All I can see is blackscreen.  The point with lenovo recovery button is also weird. When i start laptop via this button I see the menu with options but after I choose one of them for example ''recovery" or "bios " It does nothing.  Thanks, David Byrtus

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Good afternoon, I am quite disappointed because I see many problems with BIOS or BOOT problems for Lenovo Z580.I still can't find solution for my problem. The point is I can't go to the BIOS with lenovo recovery button. I had to pull out battery of bios and then I could go there. When I changed some options and saved the settings, the bios had still same options like before. I can't swtich the boot priorities. However I inserted boot flash with WIN10 to install that, but I can't because of the boot priorities. I am stucked. Also I tried all key shortcuts, It does nothing. I really don't want to  take out the HDD and re-install the windows in different PC via sata.  Can you tell me how should I boot the flash or CD with windows when I can't set up the boot priotiry? All I can see is blackscreen.  The point with lenovo recovery button is also weird. When i start laptop via this button I see the menu with options but after I choose one of them for example ''recovery" or "bios " It does nothing.  Thanks, David Byrtus

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I purchased a used Leovo Z580 laptop; the seller put in a SSD, no operating system (the way I asked for it). It's like brand new, I don't think anyone ever used it. I have another Lenovo Z580, so I am familiar with this model. I purchased it to install Linux Mint, which I put on a thumb drive after downloading the .iso file. When I turn on the laptop, I get a blank screen and then after several seconds I get a list of options for the Boot Menu, starting with Windows Boot Manager. All the other drives are there, including the CD/DVD, the SSD, and the USB thumb drive, as well as two PCI LAN options. When I select any of these, the menu disappears, and the computer apparently reboots as the same menu comes up after a delay of several seconds. When I choose App Menu > Setup, I get the BIOS Settings menu. Under the Boot tab, I make certain that "boot from USB" is enabled. I change the boot order, putting USB at the top, and make certain to save these changes. When I exit out and reboot, the exact same menu comes up, with the exact same boot order as before, i.e.: not the USB. What am I doing wrong, and how do I fix it? Booting while holding F2 doesn't work, nor does F12, nor does booting it without the battery in. This series of laptops is kind of weird in that holding down the "b" key seems to summon the menu, but that does not work with this laptop. Plus, I seem to be getting to the boot order menu, just that changes never seem to "stick." What a... Read more

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The problem started when i changed to legacy mode when windows installation started giving me trouble.What i think would fix the problem is to either change back to UEFI mode from windows, or to get in the BIOS menu somehow..Does anyone know how to do either of those things? any other ideas are more than welcome

A:z580 can't access bios setup or boot menu after changing to Legacy from UEFI mode

Anyone? u_uI was under the impression this community contained some Lenovo experts..

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Lenovo Ideapad z580 Win10 64 I updated the bios with the private update (I know now that I should have used the public update) Then it showed this menu:http://i.imgur.com/kZaO2tf.jpg Whenever I selected HDD, the screen would go black for a couple of seconds and return to this menu. I fixed it by going into BIOS and changing bootmode from UEFI to Legacy. it booted but now everything is slow. It takes 5 mins to boot up and a further 15 minutes to reach usable speeds (I only have 4 startup programs). I tried changing it back to UEFI and it gives me the same problem as shown in the picture. I tried installing the public update, but it says that I cannot update as the current bios version is the same or newer. I went into BIOS and enabled BIOS back flash, and now when I try to start the public update, it just crashes. I also cannot access the start menu (this problem may be seperate and unrelated) I have backed up files and am prepared to do a clean reinstall of Win10, but I feel this won't work as it's a BIOS issue. The computer is unusably slow: what should I do? Thanks

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I have a Lenovo Ideapad z580 that I bought brand new a year ago. It just turned off on me all of a sudden a week ago. I used the One Key Recovery and it restored the system and began to work again. Yesterday it did the dame thing and I tried it again. This time it went through the process but the when it was time to reboot, the screen remained blank..Its not dark..its lit just a little and all the lights are on. I made sure the lcd screen was turned on but it still wont do anything at all. Please help??
 

A:Lenovo ideapad z580 wont boot after system restore

Hello bree1234 and welcome to TSG.

I'm guessing it's not but if it's still under warranty send it for repair.

Is the screen completely blank all the time, no text or anything else is displayed at all ?

Shine a light onto the screen and check if there is a faint display of text etc.
 

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Lenovo Ideapad z580 Win10 64 I updated the bios with the private update (I know now that I should have used the public update) Then it showed this menu:http://i.imgur.com/kZaO2tf.jpg Whenever I selected HDD, the screen would go black for a couple of seconds and return to this menu. I fixed it by going into BIOS and changing bootmode from UEFI to Legacy. it booted but now everything is slow. It takes 5 mins to boot up and a further 15 minutes to reach usable speeds (I only have 4 startup programs). I tried changing it back to UEFI and it gives me the same problem as shown in the picture. I tried installing the public update, but it says that I cannot update as the current bios version is the same or newer. I went into BIOS and enabled BIOS back flash, and now when I try to start the public update, it just crashes. I also cannot access the start menu (this problem may be seperate and unrelated) I have backed up files and am prepared to do a clean reinstall of Win10, but I feel this won't work as it's a BIOS issue. The computer is unusably slow: what should I do? Thanks  

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Hi to everyone, I have a B590 laptop, which is 3 years old. It has been working fine until this morning when I tried to turn the computer on. I don't get to the point where I could type in my user name and the password. Instead I get the Boot/Application Menu. I tried to turn off and then turn it back on but nothing changed. I selected different options in the Boot Menu but also nothing works. What can be done? Thanks for your input and help. Under Boot Menu:Windows Boot ManagerATAPI CD1: PLDS DVD-RW DS8A9SHATA HDDO: WDC WD3200LPCX-24C6HT0PCI LAN      LAN (54EE75000A03) - IPv4      LAN (54EE75000A03) - IPv6 Under Application MenuSetupDiagnostic Splash ScreenLenovo Diagnostics


























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My new Lenovo T570 always fail to boot/startup normally. When i press the power button to start the laptop, it will display a page showing the following: "Lenovo", "if you want to interrupt normal startup, press enter". This page will remain displayed permanently. This problem was noticed few days after i launched the laptop. I thought it would resolve on its own but it became worse. Now when i pres the power button, it will either display the above page or it will show the boot menu/app menu page. Please what might be the cause and the possible solution?. Thanks. 

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My new Lenovo T570 always fail to boot/startup normally. When i press the power button to start the laptop, it will display a page showing the following: "Lenovo", "To interrupt normal startup, press enter". This page will remain displayed permanently. This problem was noticed few days after i launched the laptop. I thought it would resolve on its own but it became worse. Now when i pres the power button, it will either display the above page or it will show the boot menu/app menu page. Please what might be the cause and the possible solution?. Thanks. 

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Hi every one, first post here. I've been using Win 7 Ultimate 64 since the end of 2013 and never experienced any issues until now. Here is the problem:

The right click menu on most of the desktop icons doesn't open the programs. The menu opens, however clicking the "open" option or some of the other options doesn't work. Left clicking the same icons opens the programs without any issues. All the programs that do not open using the right click method are programs installed to windows. Programs like "Computer" "Recycle Bin" "Control Panel" etc. which are generic windows programs work as expected.

My computer is custom built by myself and has been rock solid. What I did was uninstalling some of these programs and reinstalling them with no resolution. Just finished a session with a MS attendant that finished in error when he was restarting my PC, but it didn't look like he had any idea what the problem was, he just run some tests that didn't show any errors.

I installed Kasperski Total Security about a month ago, but uninstalling the program didn't change anything.

Here is an example: right clicking the Google Chrome icon in the tray opens the menu, left clicking "Chrome" opens the browser however clicking on all the other options listed doesn't work, most of the other icons in the tray work properly, there are other icons on the desktop that behave in a similar manner, actually there is one Google Chrome that opens u... Read more

A:Right Click Menu Doesn't function properly, very strange issue

Try going to MSCONFIG and performing a clean (diagnostic) boot. If that works, something in startup is breaking the context menu. Next, go to Programs and Features and sort by install date, and see if uninstalling something works. Then do the same for Windows updates. You also could create a new user account and see if it works there.

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I am facing problem with the mouse pad on my lenovo P50 4K 64Bit. The mouse pointer gets stuck. I have updated the synaptics touchpad driver but no improvement.  

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what have i do for the selected icons as per the attached files. 
  

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A:start menu does not displayed properly

Did you run DISM?  The instructions for which are in this wiki



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I have some problems with the Lenovo software. Lenovo Account Portal does not launch Lenovo Companion and Lenovo Settings. Also, Lenovo Solution Center is missing from the Start Menu. The second problem is that some tiles are blank in Start Menu. Seemingly it's the apps that aren't Metro. I'm not sure when the problem started, but I think it was like that since I got the PC. If I right click the apps, the only option will be "Pin to Start", and with some apps: Share and Rate. Here's a picture of the problem:I did already try:Restarting the PC.Doing scannow, DISM, and scannow again.Fixing Registry errors with CCleaner.Updating BIOS and drivers. What can I do to fix the problem?

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This shows up when i try to search:


Please help me!
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A:The search in start menu is not working properly

Wilcome to the Forum.
Boy oh boy their sure is a lot missing.
A few questions first.

1. How long has this been this way?
2. Do you have any special make my computer pretty programs installed.
3. Do you have any Tuneup my computer or the like installed?
After answering those question we will have a better chance of giving suggestion on things to do.
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Could you completely fill in your system specs.
This will also help others help you.

System Info - See Your System Specs

You could look in the lower left corner of this post at my specs and see other things that can be put in System Specs that are helpful.

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I'm on my G/F mother's DELL windows XP with a celeron processor, (SLOW) Everytime I go under my start menu to search for files on the C drive the SEARCH program freezes and says PROGRAM NOT RESPONDING, I've tried error checks and repairs, disk clean ups, defragmenting.... I'm lost . any clues to what the hell is goin on? I know it's a crumby processor/ computer but it's pretty new (january 2003), i don't understand. i can't figure this out for her.
 

A:Search under start menu does not work properly

Hiya and welcome

First off, try a general cleanup first

Go to Tools | Internet Options. General tab. Under Delete Files, delete offline content. Also, clear the History.

Content tab, under AutoComplete, clear Forms and Passwords.

Advanced tab, under Browsing, look for Enable Insta on Demand. Untick.
Under Security, look for Empty Tempory Internet... Tick.
Apply and OK

Go to Find Files and type in cookie. When found, open the folder, and delete all the cookies found.

Go to Run and type MSINFO32
On the left choose Software Enviroment, then Startup Programs. Copy/paste the list here.

Go here and download Spybot:

http://security.kolla.de/

click the online tab to search for and download the updates, then shut down and relaunch SpyBot.

Go to the Settings tab > File Sets, and uncheck 'System Internals' and 'Tracks' .
These aren't needed for our present purpose, and you can always experiment with them later on.

Finally, after closing down Internet Explorer, click 'Check for problems', and have SpyBot remove all it finds 'Fix selected problems'

you may have to run spybot more than once to clear everything

Remove everything pre-ticked in Red

Regards

eddie
 

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When I turned on the computer everything had shrunk. The window is big but the icons were tiny along with the start menu and when i go into a file the window is big but the page is displayed like a small box inside the window.
 

A:start menu and windows not displaying properly

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this is what it looks like! please help me I am in trouble. I tried looking at other people's questions about this but none of the answers seem to help me and it always redirects me back to this same screen.please tell me what to do!
 

A:Lenovo g580 opens at boot menu/app menu screen help!!

and it won't let me exit either!
 

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So when I turn on my lenovo u410 laptop I get this menu box up as seen below in a black background. I've played around with the menu and I get nothing. This has been happening for the past few days and usually it manages to get past this and start up normally. However today is the day it's decided to stay put and I have no idea what to do. This is very frustrating as I only bought the laptop less then 2 months ago. Please help!     It's windows 8 btw   

A:lenovo u410 won't work. Boot menu/App menu pops up

Hi N_A,
 
Thanks for posting and welcome to the Lenovo Community,
 
I?d like to guide you in a way to try to set the HDD (Hard Disk Drive) inside the BIOS to be the first priority booting order so we will try to return the BIOS to factory default settings:
 
Step1: Please turn off the machine and then at the left side you can see the NOVO button which is the button with the curve arrow
 
Step2: Press on the NOVO button and then you will get option press on BIOS Setup
 
Step3: Please press on FN+F9 together and then press Enter on Yes option and then FN+F10 to save and exit and then press Enter
 
Hope the information helps. Let us know.
 
Regards
 
Soha



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everytime i shut down my comp, when i turn it on again i get an error message that says 'insert boot disk' on the startup screen. i'm not sure what the exact message was, but it was something about boot disk i should have written it down
anyway, i turned the comp off, and shook the CPU a bit and then tried again and it started. I did a virus scan and everythings clear.
i don't know much about these things lol so doing the virus scan must sound a little silly..

so then anyway, i had to turn the computer off again and then when i switched it on i got the same error message. i pushed the off button and then put it on again and it worked. how do i prevent getting the error?
 

A:My computer doesn't start properly.

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I have had a few programs that don't show up on the screen when started. I look in the Task Manager, and the program has started as a running process. No screen but the process is running. If I tried a few times, then the Task Manager shows more incidences of the program running.????

A:program that doesn't start properly

I've had this problem before. All I did was end the processes of the program that is running and try and run the program and if that doesn't work then right click the program and run it as administrator.

Hope this helps.

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I searched and found a similar thread and I ran Query and HJTsetup...here are the results...

Query:
! REG.EXE VERSION 3.0

HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{2559a1f0-21d7-11d4-bdaf-00c04f60b9f0}
<NO NAME> REG_SZ Search
LocalizedString REG_SZ @explorer.exe,-7020
InfoTip REG_SZ @explorer.exe,-7000

HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{2559a1f0-21d7-11d4-bdaf-00c04f60b9f0}\DefaultIcon
<NO NAME> REG_EXPAND_SZ %SystemRoot%\system32\shell32.dll,-23

HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{2559a1f0-21d7-11d4-bdaf-00c04f60b9f0}\InProcServer32
<NO NAME> REG_EXPAND_SZ %SystemRoot%\system32\shdocvw.dll
ThreadingModel REG_SZ Apartment

HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{2559a1f0-21d7-11d4-bdaf-00c04f60b9f0}\Instance
CLSID REG_SZ {3f454f0e-42ae-4d7c-8ea3-328250d6e272}

HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{2559a1f0-21d7-11d4-bdaf-00c04f60b9f0}\Instance\InitPropertyBag
CLSID REG_SZ {13709620-C279-11CE-A49E-444553540000}
command REG_SZ @shell32.dll,-12708
method REG_SZ FindFiles

HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{2559a1f0-21d7-11d4-bdaf-00c04f60b9f0}\shellex

HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{2559a1f0-21d7-11d4-bdaf-00c04f60b9f0}\shellex\ContextMenuHandlers

HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{2559a1f0-21d7-11d4-bdaf-00c04f60b9f0}\shellex\ContextMenuHandlers\{2559a1f0-21d7-11d4-bdaf-00c04f60b9f0}
<NO NAME> REG_SZ

HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{2559a1f0-21d7-11d4-bdaf-00c04f60b9f0}\shellex\MayChangeDefaultMenu
<NO NAME> REG_SZ

HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{2559a1f0-21d7-11d4-bdaf-00c04f60b9f0}\ShellFolder
Attributes REG_DWORD 0x0

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A:Desktop and start menu icons not displaying properly

Someone please help me...this is driving me crazy...


 

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Hi everyone,

I have just got a new computer to muck around on and edit some stuff on and i decided to put xp on it but once i had installed it the start menu bar will only appear in classic windows form and not in the new xp form. Its not affecting the computer just bugging me because it doesn't look very nice. Could someone please help me.

Thanks in Advance
Bigstev
 

A:Solved: windows xp start/menu bar wont appear properly

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I was wondering if anyone could help with an issue i'm having with open folder icons. For some reason the selected folders and also the 'open' folder option display correctly everywhere else but in start menu -> all programs, where it appears to be a broken link or something. I followed the Open Folder Icon - Change tutorial to make sure everything was set up correctly, although I still have this minor problem.

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A:Start Menu Folder Icon Not Displaying Properly

Use this tutorial and see if it will help Icon Cache - Rebuild

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My desktop icons and a few icons in my start menu have started displaying improperly. Here is a picture of what I am talking about. I circled the icons that aren't working. As you can see, it looks like they have been assigned some default icon. How can I get the regular icons to display again? Thanks
 

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