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Lenovo Ideapad 320 15ABR -- Change Boot Logo

Q: Lenovo Ideapad 320 15ABR -- Change Boot Logo

So I am trying to change the boot logo on the said laptop, The New Graphic one with the weird design, just google Ugly lenovo logo. so I downloaded a basic logo and converted it to a 16 bit bmp images less than 20kb and i am using the lenovo supplied Pheonixtools SCT flash for windows program, The working folder has, the BIOS.cap file, the rsp file which defines the parameters for the flash, and the 32 and 64 bit GUI and dos exe and another dosflash file. to this i added my logo file which is l.bmp... now when ever from cmd i run the command "Winflash64.exe /logo l.bmp" it automatically detects the Bios.cap file and the Image but the process always fails at "SecureFlash Verification Fail", going through the help page doesnt help as there is no parameter to skip the file verification except for skipping the Date and time check of the bios.... any halp please !!!

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Bought 310-15ABR few days ago, and i have issue with restarting this laptop.The problem is that, whenever I click "Restart" or if Windows automatically restarts (after updates), the laptop will shutdown and boot to lenovo logo screen and stay there forever. I have to click ALT CTRL DEL to reboot it again and it will then show lenovo logo and boot into windows. This happens on every restart. Essentially restart functionality is as good as shutdown. Its better to shutdowns and then click the power on button. Here is what i have discovered:- The issue disappears if i am not logged in into my windows account. So basically if i boot into windows and dont sign in, then restart, it will restart into windows and go to login screen.- The issue pops up if i am logged in into my windows account and click the restart button, no matter how long i used the laptop Here is what i have done so far:- Reset bios to default setting - Reset windows to defaut- Installed windows from scratch using bootable USB.- Flashed the latest bios - Installed and uninstalled all the lenovo drivers- Installed a new SSD replacing the hard disk The issue hasnt resolvedNeed some help ThanksRon

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hello lenovo support team, i have recently purchased a lenovo ideapad 310 and ever since i have been experiencing an issue with the laptop. The device sudenly freezes and randomly reboots multiples times a day.

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hello lenovo support team, i have recently purchased a lenovo ideapad 310 and ever since i have been experiencing an issue with the laptop. The device sudenly freezes and randomly reboots multiples times a day.

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My 4 month old IdeaPad was working fine until yesterday. While watching a TV show the screen went black and now it won't boot up. I get the Lenovo screen followed by a black screen, sometimes with an arrow pointer sometimes not.  I've tried draining the battery and pressing the power button, the only change was after the black screen it went much brighter but then nothing more. Any helpful advice would be greatly appreciated.

A:310-15ABR Laptop (ideapad) won't boot

On the left side of your laptop, between the combo jack and card reader, there is small button called the NOVO button (see page 6 of this manual)   With the laptop powered completely off, try pressing that button (using the tip of a pen etc.) until the laptop turns on.     If it works as expected, you laptop should load up a menu with the options to run Lenovo OneKey Recovery, enter the BIOS setup utility, or to enter the Boot menu.     If the menu loads, see if you can enter the BIOS setup utility.. and then report back.

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My 4 month old IdeaPad was working fine until yesterday. While watching a TV show the screen went black and now it won't boot up. I get the Lenovo screen followed by a black screen, sometimes with an arrow pointer sometimes not.  I've tried draining the battery and pressing the power button, the only change was after the black screen it went much brighter but then nothing more. Any helpful advice would be greatly appreciated.

A:310-15ABR Laptop (ideapad) won't boot

On the left side of your laptop, between the combo jack and card reader, there is small button called the NOVO button (see page 6 of this manual)   With the laptop powered completely off, try pressing that button (using the tip of a pen etc.) until the laptop turns on.     If it works as expected, you laptop should load up a menu with the options to run Lenovo OneKey Recovery, enter the BIOS setup utility, or to enter the Boot menu.     If the menu loads, see if you can enter the BIOS setup utility.. and then report back.

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Good afternoon all.  I'm hoping someone here can help me with this.  I bought this Lenovo ideapad 320-15ABR at Thanksgiving and received it at the beginning of December.  I bought it mainly so that I could use Photoshop, Microsoft Office and to watch TV/movies online.  The only things I've installed on this computer since receiving it was the Photoshop 2018 and Avast Antivirus.  I disabled the Windows Defender antivirus and I couldn't find McCaffee anywhere on my computer.  Anyway, I've used this computer to watch movies a few times now for the last several weekends and at least once during a movie (either through Netflix or Amazon Prime) I will get an error message that reads something along the lines of:  "Your PC ran into a problem and needs to restart."  Basically the blue screen of death.  It's incredibly frustrating because I've been happy with Lenovo products in the past.  I'm also not a huge fan of Windows 10 and while I don't blame Lenovo for the changes Microsoft keeps making, these new changes coupled with the constant blue screens of death on a brand spanking new computer have made me a very unhappy customer.  Because of the changes with Windows, I'm not familiar at all with how to troubleshoot this problem (or even where to start) to see if there is something wrong with my laptop hardware or if it's a driver error.  If I can I'd like to try to understand how to find out what... Read more

A:Lenovo ideapad 320-15ABR Blue Screen of Death issues while watching movies online

Reinstall Windows And Install Hotfix update..

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Hello,I am trying to install Ubuntu Linux to my laptop. When I try to change some settings from UEFI and save changes the settings are not being saved. I tried to disable Secure Boot from UEFI but when I save it and go to check settings next time, the old settings are still there and Secure Boot is NOT disabled. Same happens when I try to change anything from UEFI menu, it seems changes are not getting saves. UEFI is not asking for supervisor password. When I try to install Ubuntu from USB I get following error: EFI USB Device boot failedI have also tried with Windows 10 USB stick. At the moment I have no bootable OS in laptop I could use, current Ubuntu installation is broken and I'm getting error "Verification failed: (0x1A) Security Violation" I have tried with two different usb sticks and two methods: dd'ing files to stick and file copy method. Currently my laptop is in unusable state. There is no operating system I can boot to. Usb installation is not working. Any ideas how to proceed? Lenovo ideapad U330p

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I need help and suggestions on what to do with this black screen crisis. Mine is a little different that others. so sorry if this is a repeated thread. ive looked everywhere, and no one has the issue when they have dual boot.

laptop description:
I have dual boot on my laptop with windows 7 ultimate 32 bit and windows 7 home premium 64 bit. the home premium came pre installed on the laptop and the ultimate version i installed later dual boot (i needed some capabilities that home premium doesn't have).

Problem: I cannot see anything on my screen after windows logo while booting up my laptop bcz of the black screen after the windows logo. When i boot into WINDOWS 7 HOME PREMIUM. i hear windows logon screen notification noise but see nothing! oddly enough even my built in webcam logs me in with VeriFace software with my face, passwordless! ALSO my laptop boots fine with windows 7 ultimate and i can see everything, and it works great! i need the other version to WORK cause my life is in that other version of windows. i cannot factory restore!!!

What i have tried: the keyboard is also unresponsive, bcz i held down a bunch of keys to see if it makes the beep noise. I closed the laptop lid to see if it goes into hibernation and waited 3 mins to see if it still does, so that when i open it i can see everything (it has worked before). nothing. i rebooted a bunch of times even with a second screen attached, tried to guess switch into projector mode with my function key and switch s... Read more

A:Lenovo Ideapad Y560 "black screen in boot up after windows 7 logo"

Sounds like a corrupted file system, so try running chkdsk.

How to run System File Checker (SFC) or chkdsk from the Recovery ConsoleBoot your Vista or Windows 7 installation DVD
When you see "Press any key to boot from CD or DVD", press Enter
At the "Install Windows" screen, click on Repair your computer at lower left
At the System Recovery Options screen, make note of the drive letter assigned to your boot drive (normally C and click Next
At the Chose a Recovery Tool window, click on Command Prompt. You will be sitting at X:\Sources directory
Run SFC or chkdskIf you did not note the drive letter of your boot disk, you can enter bcdedit and look at the osdevice line to see what it is.
For sfc, type sfc /scannow /offbootdir=c:\ /offwindir=c:\windows and press Enter (use the letter from above)
For chkdsk, type chkdsk c: /r and press Enter (use the letter from above).

Let either run to completion undisturbed.

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I've been looking around and found a few people who are very displeased with the logo startup/boot logo (example1, example2), but no way to change it as of yet. Is it possible without too much hassle? I know it's not a big deal but the logo is simply terrible in so many ways. If nothing, then at least I'm raising awareness and maybe Lenovo will choose a better graphic designer for our collective startup screens. I mean, seriously? Is that the best you could come up with?


























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A:Yoga 720 Lenovo boot logo. Is there a way to change it? (should be the same for every new Yoga).

I do not know of any way to easily change it without hackging the BIOS, nor would I waste time trying to do so since it is just the boot logo, and I am just happy to have it boot up.

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My Lenovo ideapad 110 is stuck on "Lenovo?" that's all that is on there I can't access the BIOS menu through the novo button or the fn+f2. 

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In order the remove viruses I restored my laptop to favtory settings. But when my laptop was trying to install windows again it was stuck at 10%. And after a while it said there was an error. And asked if I want to restart the laptop. So I did. But when it starts now it shows up the lenovo logo and then it goes black en then the logo shows up again. This keeps going. I can go in the bios setup by pressing 'F2'. Does anyone know how I can fix this? Help is needed. 

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Halo. My Ideapad just freeze a few hours ago so I decide to force shutdown by holding the power button. Once it shuted down i tried to turn in back on, but I just got stuck at LENOVO Logo. That white circle rotating in the middle below Lenovo Logo also didn't show up even after I waited for 30mins. So I browse the internet looking for the solution. I found about the NOVO button. I tried turn it on with it. After waited like 2 mins there's blue window showing 4 options. Normal StartupBIOS SetupBoot MenuSystem RecoveryI tried all of it, and it resulting BlackScreen. Is there a way to fix this problem. Hope it's not because some kind of hardware failure.

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After a Windows update the device restarted, it showed the Lenovo logo for a couple of seconds with the loading circle at the bottom then flashed a small window in the top left side for a split second and then showed that windows is returning to the older version, that stays fro maybe 2 seconds and then it goes to the logo again and is just stuck in that endless loop, I restarted it many times but every time I do it just does the same thing, please help all my work is on my laptop and I've tried entering the bios with F2 on the logo but it doesn't work

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Hi,  My ~3 year old ideapad purchased from Newegg seems to have gone south. I have Windows 8.1 installed. Last night I shut it off to bring it to class and when I got to class and tried to boot up, it wouldn't finish starting up, would sit at the logo screen for about 30 seconds before shutting down and starting over. The fans power up like it is going to start. It repeats this loop indefinitely. I tried holding the reset button next to the charger port and still nothing.  Suggestions?  Thanks 

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Hello, My Lenovo yoga 3 pro 1370 is barly 5 months old, this morning when i tried to switch it on. it is stuck at the lennovo screen.I treid accssing the BIOS screen but even if the press the button it still wont go past the lenovo logo screen.Please help  Thank you,Shyam Jampala

























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Hi please help i got my new Lenovo ideapad 110 2 weeks ago and its stuck on a black screen after showing the logo and preparing automatic repair even using the one key recovery i tried changing things in BIOS and didnt work

A:Lenovo Ideapad 110 With AMD Radeon R5 stuck on Black screen after showing logo and preparing repair

 Hi there, Eddie                       -
 
Thank you for writing in to the Lenovo Forum - happy to have you here today.
 
Automatic Repair usually kicks in if there's a problem loading up the files that's required to start Windows. If the repair was interrupted and the screen just goes into a black screen then there's most likely a hardware component that's malfunctioning.
 
To check, try to:

Boot into the BIOS by pressing the OneKey Recovery button

  - Link to picture
 
If successful, set the following settings in the BIOS:
 
Security Tab:
Secure Boot = Disabled
 
Boot Tab:
UEFI = Disabled or Legacy
Boot Mode = Legacy
Boot Priority = Legacy First
Exit Tab
 
OS Optimized Defaults = Other OS or Disabled
 
When done, press F10 (or Fn+10) to save and exit and try to boot from your Windows CD
 

If you're successful in booting from the Windows Disc, see Step 1 to Step 2 of this guideon how to proceed in fixing the issue.
If the problem remains, consider re-installing Windows by pressing the OneKey Recovery button and choose System Recovery

  - Link to picture
 
In an event that the recovery fails, I recommend you contact Lenovo and report the issue as you may need to send the unit for service.
 
Update us how it goes.
 
 
 
 
Regards,
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Hi all!
Many people do not like the new Bios Logo.
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Users would like to change the Logo on the old, familiar.To my personal mail were asked to tell about replacing the Logo In the Bios of Lenovo laptops 700-15ISK/700-17ISK.I will tell you this at the BIOS E5CN60WW. Run update BIOS. After unpacking the BIOS refuse to update it.The Bios was unpacked to a directory C:\BIOS\E5CN60WWIn this directory there is a file winflash64.batWinFlash64 /file E5CN60WW.cap /cvar /bbl /bcp /sd /sn /silent /cac /cbp 30 /shutdownNeed this file to change, add the file name of the Logo.WinFlash64 /file E5CN60WW.cap /cvar /bbl /bcp /sd /sn /silent /cac /cbp 30 /shutdown /logo len-old.bmp
I had prepared 3 variants of the file Logo:- len-new.bmp- len-new2.bmp- len-old.bmp
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These files must be copied to a directory C:\BIOS\E5CN60WWThen run the file install.bat

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I bought a new SSD and put it on the HDD place and put the HDD instead of the optical drive.Everything works perfectly only at start of the computer every time the lenovo logo loads and then restarts and shows the logo again in an infinte loop. Until I pres fn+f12 and enter the first option which is boot manager sdd.I tried to reinstall the windows it doesnt work.

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In order the remove viruses I restored my laptop to favtory settings. But when my laptop was trying to install windows again it was stuck at 10%. And after a while it said there was an error. And asked if I want to restart the laptop. So I did. But when it starts now it shows up the lenovo logo and then it goes black en then the logo shows up again. This keeps going. I can go in the bios setup by pressing 'F2'. Does anyone know how I can fix this? Help is needed. 

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I have a problem with ram speed in my laptop as you see in pictures the RAM work in single channel mode and there is no settings it bios to activate the dual channel what should I do to solve this problem the device had a low points in ram benchmark. 

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Hello I've got IdePad 310-15ABR from this link:http://pcsupport.lenovo.com/ie/pl/products/laptops-and-netbooks/300-series/310-15abr/80st/80st002kuk... My question is: Is it possible to use empty space of disc drive to add second drive or dvd/bluray drive or not?? I'm talking about space that's normally occupied by dvd drive but I've got model without it so wondering about this thing.It's on the right side of the laptop. Regards, Horacy.

A:ideapad 310-15abr is it possible to add 2nd hdd or dvd drive?

You would have to search to see if their is a adaptor available. I know I have bought a optical slot adaptor for a drive. But that was for a ThinkPad which I think has more options then the consumer line IdealPads. Probably your best bet is a big flash drive, or a external drive. But search third parties because you could possible buy the adaptor and crudely install a drive in the optical. So many optical drives are thin drives these days, so space may be a issues. 

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I received my IdeaPad 310-15ABR on December 1st and on December 2nd I called in a ticket and was left a little dissatisfied on the troubleshooting abilities of tech support.  I was experiencing a battery drain faster than I would expect. When unplugged I am getting maybe about 3 hours of use - this is with power saver settings activated and really only web browsing and such. No mega gaming or movies etc So when I called tech, they immedietaly told me to send back the laptop - but at my own expense which to me seems odd, why should I pay to send Lenovo my defective new machine? After getting off the phone I did my own research and found that "location" was on, so I turned it off and that bought me some time on the battery - not a lot... but enough for me to realize that I needed to test this machine out on my own for a week or two before sending it back.  So I am about to send it back, but I am wondering - how long are you getting on your battery for the same machine? I don't want to send it back if what I am getting is unfortunately the reality of what I should be getting. 

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There was an error while I wad playing some game and it shut downed, I tried to turn it on the other day and it gets stuck on the lenovo logo (nothing is loading). I tried to open the bios and didnt have any problem; I tried to do a recovery and when it's recovering it only goes up to 3% and then goes back to the recovery menu

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so, I just got a new laptop, cause the last HP i Had finally broke down. unfortunately it broke down before i could back up anything off the hard drive. So i found the old hard drive from my HP pavillion G7 17' notebook. the hard drive is a toshiba MQ01ABD075. The laptop originally was using windows 7 OS, but i later upgraded it to windows 10. I was wondering if i would be able to use this hard drive in my IdeaPad, without having to re-install windows 7 or 10 from a USB/ windows Disc? would it be easier to just purchase a hard drive adapter and just download everthing i need from the HD?

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   I love Lenovo. Let me get this out of the way to start. I have had a Toshiba (holy crap, a terrible laptop build quality), Dell (great CS but the laptop needed a new piece of hardware about every three months. Went through at least 5 MoBos over the course of four years), then finally a Lenovo. The Lenovo was a CHAMP. I brought it everywhere and tortured it within an inch of its life and it stood the test. It stood up to ART SCHOOL, if that is not an indication of quality, I don't know what is. Hence why I bought another. And another. And now this one. I have been surprisingly gentle with this one which is why I am so aggravated by the CONSTANT grinding fan noise. This sucker is less than a year old and still in warranty. This may be fixed by a BiOS thing but considering the type of noise, I am thinking it is hardware. As the battery is sealed, I am hesitant to take this thing apart to check out the fan by hand. So, my question is: Is it possible to get a laptop bought in the USA serviced in Japan? If not, what is the part SKU for the fan so I can just install it myself? Also, a point in the direction of the BiOS/driver/whatever update that is supposed to fix this would be appreciated for the first step. And before you tell me, I know servicing my own laptop will void the warranty. I don't care. I am very good with computers and have been tearing apart and fixing laptops since I got my first one at 13. I would not date doing a fu... Read more

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Is there currently any know way to change the windows 10 boot logo? I have searched around and found nothing.

A:Change Boot Logo

Hello Karstenes,

I found this below to change the boot logo in Windows 8/8.1, but I don't know if it'll work in Windows 10.

8oot Logo Changer

If you try it, I would recommend to create a restore point first. This way you could easily do a system restore using this restore point to undo if you have any adverse effects.

System Restore Point - Create in Windows 10 - Windows 10 Forums

System Restore Windows 10 - Windows 10 Forums

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 i am using hp notebook 245 g5 series . i want to replace the hp logo with my custom logo that appears on the boot screen. there were the articles about it on hp support forum about using EREPLOGO.EFI or EREPLOGO.EXE and HP_TOOS PARTITION but none of them worked in my case. Tried to surf google a lot but coulnt find out a genuine solution.wonna to know is there some method to do so or not . if yes please mention in details .thanks a lot in advance .

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