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Lenovo ideapad 100 - how to lock FN key

Q: Lenovo ideapad 100 - how to lock FN key

Hey, I recently got a Lenovo ideapad 100, but I am a bit annoyed with the not being able to acces normal F1, F2, etc keys without pressing the Fn button. Is there any shortcut or way to do this ? I have read to go to bios, but i have no clue how to do it on this laptop ( it starts up and i never get an option to go to bios ) any help is apreciated

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Hey, I recently got a Lenovo ideapad 100, but I am a bit annoyed with the not being able to acces normal F1, F2, etc keys without pressing the Fn button. Is there any shortcut or way to do this ? I have read to go to bios, but i have no clue how to do it on this laptop ( it starts up and i never get an option to go to bios ) any help is apreciated

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Is there a good way to lock the Fn keys so that Fq-F12 is main instead of the other functions like sound etc.

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HiEver since I purchased this laptop I have had a probem with it locking up whilst browsing. Initially I thought it was a Chrome problem but this also happens in IE and Edge. It usually happens as I have just opened a web page or a new page a0nd always whilst processing (never once in games or other apps) Grateful for any suggetions  

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Please can someone tell me if it is ok to disable LENOVO UTILITY in task manager, in order to stop the caps lock indicator from popping up. I have read that the only way to stop the indicator for caps lock and num lock is to disable LENOVO UTILITY in task manager but am concerned as to what else will stop running. Does anyone know what the functions of LENEVO UTILITY actually are as nowhere online can I find a definitive answer? I only purchased the laptop the other day and do not want to break it by removing things that are needed for it to function, however the pop up that appears everytime I press caps lock on my keyboard is driving me insane! Please could someone advise whether disabling LENOVO UTILTY function is a safe thing to do. Thanks Tom Below is original link to the article about resolving caps lock indicator issue from Lenevo support page:https://support.lenovo.com/gb/en/solutions/HT116807   

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Hi ,         We purchased 3 lenovo ideapad 110-15ISK Laptops (ideapad). in that i installed windows 7 professional os. i am trying to incre,decrease screen brightness(fn+f11,fn+f12). but brightness control buttons not working. how to control brighness part.Now brightness is very high. Because of this brightness i am getting eye pain. So Please provide me solution for brightness control. my mail id : [email protected]  Thanks.  

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My recent purchase of the above All-in-One PC (running on Windows 10) included the Lenovo SK-8861 keyboard which has no lights for the CAPS LOCK and NUM LOCK keys. How do I get them to be displayed on the screen when pressed? When I went into Display Settings in Control Panel, I could not find the option to set them on or off.  so, based on the instructions on https://support.lenovo.com/gb/en/solutions/ht002122, I installed the Hotkey driver from http://support.lenovo.com/gb/en/downloads/ds031814.  When I now go into Advanced Settings under Display Settings and click on Screen Configurations, I can see the Enable on-screen display checkbox and the Appearance settiings but the expected Indicator Settings for NUM LOCK and CAPS LOCK aren't being displayed as expected. Can anybody advise what I need to do to enable these settings? Lenovo On-Screen-Display is listed under the Installed Programs in Control Panel. Many thanks.      

A:Displaying the CAPS LOCK and NUM LOCK indicators on the Lenovo AIO 510 Ideacentre

I do not have an answer for how to enable them via the control plane, but I can point you to a free tool called Keyboard LEDs that I have used in the past that when installed will put an indicator in the system tray, and will sound a tone  and display on screen if so configured in its settings.. Cheers,   

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Hi, i've been reading through an endless amount of forum threads to figure out how to remove this caps lock indicator and have not been able to fix my problem. It seems every solution in the control panel does not fit, and no matter how much i look in Registry Editor I can't find the right folders. I don't have the Widcomm folders.  This is what I have tried. 1. unchecking any caps lock indication in the control panel.2. Looking through Registry Editor to delete/rename/alter files.3. Deleting and re-installing Lenovo Energy Manager. How is this problem fixed for me?  I am running windows 10, and a rather new Lenovo Y50 laptop

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So everything has been working fine on my laptop until about 10:30PM EST tonight. I bought it new in August 2011.
Specs:
 
OS: Windows 7 Home Premium
CPU: Intel Core i7-2630QM @ 2.00 GHz
RAM: 8 GB
HD: 750 GB
BIOS: 45CN36WW
 
It's always been a fine machine with NO problems.
However, last night there were Windows 7 updates that were installed and then restarted my computer. I had not gotten a chance to check exactly what they were though. About 10:30 this evening, flash crashed in Mozilla Firefox which is not that uncommon, and from there Firefox closed, and so did my Microsoft Word and Excel apps that were open. From there, my computer began to shut down and restart. When it went to restart, all it could do was go to the opening Lenovo screen which gives you the F2 (setup option) and F12 (multiboot menu option) as it typically does. Besides a thin strip at the top that appeared after about 30 secs that only displays moving static that eventually will just stick, that is where the boot process ends. No Windows 7 screen, and certainly no opportunity to boot into safe mode to check for any problems. The screen freezes and goes nowhere.
 
So basically, all I'm getting in terms of boot options are lenovo features, not windows 7 features, meaning it won't boot into windows 7 or windows 7 safe mode no matter what I try. The biggest problem here is that I have no windows 7 disc to even try to boot from my dvd drive.
 
Anybody have any suggestions on what the probl... Read more

A:Lenovo IdeaPad Z570 - Crashed and now won't boot past opening lenovo screen

Are you able to get into the advanced boot menu by tapping F8? It might not be listed on the startup screen but it should still be there.
 
If not you can burn a repair disc from any PC with Windows 7. Theres steps from Microsoft Here.

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Does anyone know the functions of the Lenovo Utility app? I am aware that it flashes up with an on screen symbol when the caps lock or num lock is pressed but what else can it do? I only ask as I want to disable it in order to stop the on screen notification that caps lock is on from appearing everytime I press the key. However I read somewhere that the app also handles the battery management and don't want to disable it if it will harm my pc. When I go into details in task manager it just appears as Lenovo Utility. So can I safley diable it? or will it cause an issue? Thanks   

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New Yoga 700-141SK: Ran the Lenovo Support Center Hardware Scan and the Video Card Mathematical Operations Test has failed rendering the Report: WVC007002-UL7BPL. Is there a tried and proven solution out there? I have had a look at the solutions on the forum and am not satisfied that the solutions offered prove that the problem has been resolved. It is reasonable to expect Lenovo to make available a solution as a matter of course instead of end-users of "afflicted" Lenovo devices having to request/search for a solution(s).

























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Hello, I need help on my Lenovo Companion app with it's dust removal option.
 
I just bought my Lenovo ideapad 700 for a week now.
 
Previously I had the dust removal option in the Lenovo Quick Optimizer widget on taskbar.
 
After I turned it on, the option never existed anymore in the quick widget and even in Lenovo Companion app itself.
 
Would really love to see this feature again in my new laptop.
 
 
Moderator comment: Subject edited to match message text.

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Hello, I need help on my Lenovo Companion app with it's dust removal option. I just bought my Lenovo ideapad 700 for a week now. Previously I had the dust removal option in the Lenovo Quick Optimizer widget on taskbar. After I turned it on, the option never existed anymore in the quick widget and even in Lenovo Companion app itself. Would really love to see this feature again in my new laptop.

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Hello, i had problem. My Num lock and caps lock indicator didnt appear at desktop windows 7 ultimate. I already uninstall Energy Management and re install back, but didnt work. But for any hotkey like volume, brightness, FN + F 1 until F 12 WORK good. And for information, i dont have TAB on screen display (control panel - display - change display settings - advanced setting - ) Please help me with this problem. I already stuck with problem. thank u

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am locked out of my ideapad 100s. grand daughter try putting in the password and got lock out. Help please what do i have to do to get back in
 
Mod's Edit: Updated Subject line and move post to its own thread.
 

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i have already bought a newly used ideapad 700 not y700and it has 256 ssdone parition is called lenovo and does have 75 gigs of old windows and system files and don't know how was all of this formed but i need to delete all the files and leave only the backup files of lenovo. as u see in the images by order the folder is vms contains sp2013 folder contains sp2013.vhvx filewhen i open it it opens a new virtual parition called sys which contains old sys files and backup files which i don't know where exactlyiam sorry for the dark side of the images the cover if the ipad doesn't fit which made images so stupid  ???? 

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Trying to use the F1-F12 keys w/o holding down the "FN" key.Tried FN+ESC key together but does not change the action, always set for the multi-media functions ? Can it be changed in the "BIOS" ?

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my ideapad was preloaded with windows 10 x64 home edition. i have purchased windows 10 x64 prof. i installed my new os in the ideapad using the changes made in bios. "Enter BIOS, open the Exit Menu. Set OS Optimized Defaults as disabled. Or go to the Boot tab. Set the Boot Mode to Legacy Support, then set USB Boot to Enabled"by the above mentioned method i clean installed windows 10 x64 prof by deleting all the partitions.now when i am trying to update the bios its not getting updated. i am getting error as bios is not in UEFI. in bios when i change to UEFI it stops in boot modehow to update mu bios? how to change to UEFI mode?

A:Lenovo ideapad 510 help

You didn't need to set the boot mode to Legacy Support, you should install it without legacy support, but install on the UEFI, so next time turn the legacy support OFF, and install the Windows on the UEFI. If you turn legacy off, it automatically should be UEFI

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Hi. Where i can find information, what is the max RAM memory that can be handled by ideapad 100-15IBD 80QQ00GXPB ?

A:Lenovo ideapad 100 max RAM

Hi DdEoO, 
 
Welcome to the Community Forums.
 
As per specification from the hardware manual (page26), steps described on page 41:
DDR3L-1333 MHz/1600 MHz? 8 GB? SODIMM × 2 
 
This is the same as indicated from the product specification for the model:
8GB max / PC3-10600 1333MHz DDR3L, non-parity, one 204-pin SO-DIMM socket
 
Hope this help answer your query.
 
Regards

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I just got the lenovo ideapad 700 and I have noticed it repeatedely gets hanged once or twice per day. I dont know why or how this is happening but it has become a regular occurence much to my annoyance. How should I solve this issue?

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Hello, I have the latest windows 10 updates installed. but one day my laptop started to lag. because I usually watch movie and listen to music with my laptop, it ruins my experience of watching and listening. I thought it was because of heavy applications so I used the fresh start tool. and it removed most of my applications and the windows worked properly without any lags until I decided to restart it and again the lags came back. now that I don't have any applications or games that can possibly fill the memory or the CPU, I don't know where the lag comes from. so i'm open to suggestions.thank you

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I WANNA Ply some MOBA (Dota2 ,LoL,Heroes of NEWERTH )game by using this laptop but the main key QWER didn't function in games how i solve it?Any professional laptop user know it?

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I hope I am in the right place to post this. My laptop is 
B50-30 Laptop (Lenovo) - Type 80ES

Serial Number
Machine Type Model
Status


CB33413399
80ES32G

My problem is that I am a novice when it comes to things regarding my laptop. My question is, I bought a USB to download music from Youtube. I don't even know where my USB goes, let alone download music. Thanks in advance. If you can help can you keep it to plain words
 

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I was wondering if it would be possible to get my laptop sent to lenovo so they could install a radeon graphics card inside it as its only got an amd a10-9600p APU and i find that the graphics performance just isn't good enough, if yes how much would it cost? 

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Hello,since I bought my new laptop back in Dec 2016 and aside from the fact that I had to struggle a bit with the delivery process that ended up to be a non-issue, I was happy with this machine... Til about three weeks ago. Unfortunately, the return period has expired and since the whole story is not relevant here (other than just venting my frustration) I will just try to turn this into a positive experience by asking and perhaps offering advise out there.My ask is: Does any one out there know if there is a way for me to have similar functionality that an Integrated Microphone Array via an outside device or anything on this machine? The Ideapad 310 unfortunately does not come with this device which is embeded in the motherboard. Since I had bought HP laptops in the past which bring it as part of the standard build, I didn't even think (nor did I know) of finding out if this machine had this component. But it doesn't come with it. Yes I know, my bad, I should've sticked to HP, but anyway, I have this piece of expensive hardware (at least for me) and I can't use it for what I need because it does not come with that feature. Please, I've done quite a lot already, so don't offer anything else than what I am asking, please, if you don't know what an IMA does then it is basically an internal microphone that you can use as opposed to a headset. I need that to work that way. Period. So, I don't know, Lenovo tech support had already given their veredict but perhaps some savvy pe... Read more

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my ideapad was preloaded with windows 10 x64 home edition. i have purchased windows 10 x64 prof. i installed my new os in the ideapad using the changes made in bios. "Enter BIOS, open the Exit Menu. Set OS Optimized Defaults as disabled. Or go to the Boot tab. Set the Boot Mode to Legacy Support, then set USB Boot to Enabled"by the above mentioned method i clean installed windows 10 x64 prof by deleting all the partitions.now when i am trying to update the bios its not getting updated. i am getting error as bios is not in UEFI. in bios when i change to UEFI it stops in boot modehow to update mu bios? how to change to UEFI mode?

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Hello i have lenovo Ideapad 110-15ISK / 80UD00F0ED and i want to know how many ram slots i have and how much the maximum capcity i can install can i install ddr4 2400mhz 16 GB or what ?i have now 4gb ddr4 2133 and ya i just scanned my pc in crucial and this is the resualts 

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My father bought a Lenovo IdeaPad S10-3t. Does anyone know, if the Lenovo IdeaPad S10-3t, can be upgraded from Win 7 Starter, to Win 7 home basic or premium? Any thoughts would be appreciated.

Thanks

A:Lenovo IdeaPad S10-3t

The short answer is "yes".

Check out Jesse Andersen's site on the S10-3t. He's pretty much the expert on that machine.

The relevant section for you is Lenovo S10-3T: Windows 7 Starter vs Home Basic vs Home Premium vs Professional vs Enterprise vs Ultimate

I'm thinking about getting one of these, myself.

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Hi guys. I need help im getting bluescreen lately and this is what it saying on my bluescreen For more information about this issue and possible fixes, visit http://windows.com/stopcode if you call a support person, give them this info:Stop code: PFN LIST CORRUPT Help me guys im just new getting BLUESCREEN on my laptop Ideapad310 Sorry for my bad english.


























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Im interrested to know do all ideapad 700 models have m.2 slot for future ssd upgrade, especially model80RU00ACSC (Intel® Core? i5-6300HQ (6M Cache, up to 3.20 GHz),8GB (2*4GB),1TB/5400RPM,15.6 FHD IPS AG(SLIM),Nvidia GTX950M-4G,DOS,No ODD,INTEL 3165 1X1 AC+BT4.0,1g)  well in my country (Croatia) is that model number.  Can someone pls send me Hardware Maintance Manual for that particular model?

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Hi. Excuse me, my English is not good. I have a lenovo ideapad 300. I was using it and it asked for an update, I did it and when I reboot it asks for a password, I put the one I always use and it says that it is not valid, I do not know what other password to put. Thanks for your help. The screens in the images before did not come out

























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My son hit some key on my laptop that turned the screen dim and I have been unable to make it brighter. Device manager says the monitor and display drivers are up to date. The display says that the screen is at 100% brightness but brightness doesn't change when I change that. Windows 10.
 

A:Dim screen on Lenovo ideapad 500

Perhaps it would be helpful to add that on start-up it is always dim. It is not a case of starting bright and turning dim.
 

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hi i bought anew lap top last week ,ideapad310when i connect charger it bocome charging till reach 99% and then this message appear available plugged in ,charging if there is aproblem?

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i have new notebook, ideapad 300 that installed windows 8.1, i see in device manager > display adapters there are 2 vga, intel hd 520 and amd radeon r5 m330, if i play game amd radeon isn`t detected just the intel hd 520 and it doesn`t have catalyst, so how the amd radeon can apply and i can play game with amd?

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Just buyed yoga 500 ideapad 15 which pen can you suggest me to buy for photo retouching with photoshop ?

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After Windows 10 aniversary update, cant turn off IdeaPad 100s. Windows Icon, press turn off. Screen goes off after while, but the white LED is still on. Next day battery is empty. Charge battery Turn on and off. Same story. Have to press on/off button for few seconds so the LED goes off. How is it possible that I cant turn off this laptop after Windows 10 Aniversary update. Should I restore it or what should I do. Because I dont want to turn off everytime by pressing on/off button for few seconds. As I can see, Im not the only person with this issue. And please dont teal me to take out the battery ?

A:Lenovo IdeaPad 100s

I have recently purchased following Model - (Lenovo Ideapad 100 Core i3 - (4 GB/500 GB HDD/DOS) 80QQ001XIH IP 100- 15IBD Notebook), Its camera is not working, I hv tried camera drivers but not working, can anyone help me out.

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Hi I have just got a ideapad 310 AMD A10 laptop. I am looking into having a small SSD and keeping the 1TB as I have a dummy optical drive I am looking at getting a caddy to replace it, I found a review on notebookcheck.net of the i5 version but the caddy is the same as the one I have minus the connecters on the back, thats what i am looking for the connection on the back of the plastic tray. I have attacted the pic from the website. 


























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Hi My Lenovo Yoga 13 has stopped taking a charge. It happened about two days ago and has not charged since. I even took it to a local Best Buy and attempted to charge it with a different charger but no dice.I'm pretty sure I need to set up an RMA to send it in but I have been stuck on hold with Lenovo for 1 hour and 15 minutes now without any kind of response. I'm hoping someone on here can offer some assistance. It's difficult to post to this forum from my smartphone.

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Hi,  I bought a Lenovo Ideapad 300 a few months ago and its been freezing a lot, at first it was once in awhile, every few days and I didn't really notice it all. However it has now started to freeze multiple times a day and I don't understand why. I could be watching a video on YouTube or facebooking friends or on a call on Discord and bang it will freeze, no logic or reason to what I'm doing which would casue it to freeze but it does freeze.  I read someone suggest that Microsoft Edge could be causing the probelm but I don't use Edge, I use chrome for all my major browsing.  When it freezes I have to hard reset my laptop which constantly doing that isn't great.  Could anyone provide any possible insight or help? 

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I just got the lenovo ideapad 700 and I have noticed it repeatedely gets hanged once or twice per day. I dont know why or how this is happening but it has become a regular occurence much to my annoyance. How should I solve this issue?
 
Mod's Edit: Additional information added to Subject line for clarity of issue.
 

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I am interested in buying the lenovo ideapad 510s 14 isk. However, I know battery life is not really good (with a 2-cells battery of 30 WH). Does anyone know whether or not it is possible to replace the battery to a 3-cells? Furthermore, has anyone any experience with using a powerbank (I could only find powerbanks made for thinkpads) Thank you very much!

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