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Lenovo IdeaPad 300 Freezing

Q: Lenovo IdeaPad 300 Freezing

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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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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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My 2 month old ideapad 305 in the last 24 hours stops responding after about 10 minutes. On the display I can see all the programs that were open and sometimes move the mouse around. I cannot however carry out any tasks such as closing programs, opening programs, restart computer, run diagnostics etc. The only thing I can do is a hard reset. I've tried to restart the computer in safe mode but it won't respond. Today I have noticed that the clock is frozen so the computer seems the have frozen at the point (see attached file it froze at 8:47 and it's after 9 when I'm posting this). From logging on I've timed and the computer freezers between 5 and 10 minutes later. Anyone know what the problems? How I can fix it in the 5 to 10 minute window I have when it logs on? 


























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For my y700 laptop, I recently formatted the os disk and reinstalled windows 10. But before I could do updates, and at random intervals, the cursor moves to the middle of the screen and the computer freezes. I can't get any drivers because the computer freezes before it can finish installing. Any solutions? 

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I recently bought a Lenovo Ideapad 310 about a month ago, shortly after installing all reccomended updates on the Lenovo companion app, including reccomended BIOS and Windows 10 updates my laptop has started getting semi random freezes. When a freeze occurs the entire system locks up, the sound makes a very short interval constant loop, and I have to preform a full reboot. It seems to happen more frequently when playing certain games (CSGO, Left 4 Dead 2) Less frequently when playing less demanding games (Starbound, Minecraft) however sometimes it feels like it can happen at any time as it has happened a few times just browsing the internet or once while idle and downloading something in the background.Sometimes I can tell when it's about to happen. In the case where the computer is about to freeze while playing CSGO I lose connection to the server, the game tell's me it's attempting to reconnect, every time I see this the computer goes into the freeze 5-10 seconds later, This morning I was fast enough to alt tab before the freeze and noticed that my laptop said it was still connected to the internet just before it then froze and I had to reboot I have no idea what could possibly be causing this but wanted to know what my options are or wether anybody else was experiencing similar constant and seemingly random freezes

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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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I bought my new Lenovo Miix 310 ideaPad last week and have found the sound to be very low. Even when the sound is at maximum, you would struggle to hear anything from 5 metres away. It has windows 10 installed. Any ideas what I can do to improve the sound, or have I got a dud .

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Hey Community, So I sent my laptop to the depot before my warranty expired to fix one of the hinges that supports the screen broke off. After receiving the laptop, I have had connection issues with my wireless. When I'm plug directly to the ethernet, no problem. The connection was spotty with wifi, but it came and went, didn't think too much of a problem.  Now, when i'm running off battery only, I cannot connect. I tried resetting, but to no avail. Strangely, when i'm plugged in via adapter for power, I can connect without any issue.   The problem is when I'm remote and using battery power, I can't connect at all.  Anyone experience this problem? Lenovo won't take back the unit since it's past my warranty period now. It's a minor inconvenience having to sit next to an outlet any time I need to connect via wifi.

A:Lenovo IDEAPAD Y400

hello i have  a question about ideapad 300s 11br but can t find how to start a topic..please help!

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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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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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Okay so I've had this computer less than 3 months and it's given me nothing but problems. Now it refuses to even turn on. The power LED turns on but the screen remains blank. This is an non removal battery type before anyone says remove the battery and use the adapter. I've drained the battery which has worked before but this time when I try to charge it the orange battery LED blinks three times. And still nothing on the screen. Any Lenovo stores are quite far away. Anyone knows what's going on? 

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Hi i have some proplems and i need to tell me the solutions. First, i did Hardware scan by Lenovo Center and it's tells that there is error code : W13ESGGRR-S8DXEGin Intel HD graphics 520 .?  Second , In lenovo Solution center , the product and serial is invaild and also invaild in the bios screen , is that right ???  Third , the lenovo one key recovery sytem not work .. when i lanuched with novo key and select system recovery nothing appear and run windows normaly .. How can i know that the recovery partition in not destroyed or destroyed ? Fourth , In all games , intel hd graphics 520 is detected as primary graphics drive and Amd Radeon M7 360 does not detected Thanks For reading .. waiting the respondThanks Lenovo Support

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Please guys i just bought a lenovo ideapad 100 one day ago and i forgot the password, actually im sure im using the correct one but it is not openingReally i need help please i will die

A:Lenovo ideapad password

there are no backdoor passwords.  you ned to remember or replace the motherboard

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Hi, I recently bought an ideapad 310 and I've been trying to connect it to my TV using the VGA connection without success. As soon as I plug the cable in to the PC port the screen freezes and showing only the desktop. Any open window cannot be accessed and even though I can bring up the start menu I cannot launch any program and see it (the program runs but I cannot see it). The HDMI connection works well. Has anybody had the same problem? Can it be a display setting set wrong? Please advise.Many thanks in advance.

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When i close the lid or turn off the laptop the first time, it is fine, and goes to sleep and i can wake it up again. But the second time i do it, the power light stays on and doesn't blink like it shoud, and when i try to awake it, it doesn't wake up, but i still cannot hear the hard drive, the screen doesn't turn on. I have tried turning on or off Hybrid sleep, resetting the laptop, closing the lid slower, closing the lid faster, every time, it just freezes and i have to hard reset it. The laptop is only 1 day old, and has an almost fresh install of Windows 7, with Minecraft, Firefox, Speedfan and Ultradefrag installed. I tried searching online, but i found apsolutely nothing. And sorry for my bad English in some areas, english is not my main language

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Hello, 
 
I'm hoping this is the right section for my problems,
Moderator comment: Moved it for you.
 
I decided to invest in a new laptop as my other one had fallen on the ground, and lately for the past two month's all I've been having with it was troubles. Ther first problem I had was with the external microphone I used (Blue Yeti) It wouldn't detect or something and eventually made my speakers and microphone stop working all together. With no clue on how to fix it I ended up factory resetting my product. Everything's been fine with this problem, but if you have a fix to it if it arrises again then that'd be helpful.
 
Just yesterday I had a problem with my laptop where I was using it and the screen suddenly went black, I restarted it and the LENOVO loading screen came up only to have it stuck on the screen with a loading symbol and my curser. I contacted a live agent who told me to factory reset my laptop which brings me onto what happens when I do that below;
 
I have also had a problem where It would update from windows 8.1 to windows 10 & "Windows Explorer" would continue to crash and refresh every second thus making the laptop un-useable in this state unless I open a program through "Task Manager". Due to this problem I had to factory reset my laptop about five times as I cannot resolve it and it continues to arrise if I set a background to my laptop - I have tried everything, from updating drivers to much more and have yet to find a fix t... Read more

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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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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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Hello!I bought the leptop Ideapad 310 - 15 ikb, and it came with another graphics card (GTX 920MX), and when i try to play games it says to me that i am running the game on the intel graphics card.How do i change it?I installed Nvidia's drivers already.

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My Lenovo ideapd 300 has no brightness. After truning on the laptop, I can hear the sound but I can't see anything. The brightness is toatlly low. I tried to increase the brightness using hotkeys but it did not work. What I can do?

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Having installed Ubuntu 16.04 from a USB flash drive, I've made some mistakes while installing graphic card drivers. I decided to reinstall it from scratch and while reinstalling I chose an option to reinstall an already installed Ubuntu and got a notification that Ubuntu will be installed in UEFI mode. Then about half way through the installation process some UEFI related (I don't remember exactly what error) error ocurred and after that the USB flash drive disappeared from Boot Menu. What should I do to get the USB flash drive back into Boot Menu? 

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hi , i cant play dota 2 with this labtob ... my confing is enough for dota 2 but i cant play , low fps ... i dont know why anyone can help me?with this confing i shoud be able play in bestlooking

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