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Lenovo 3000 Y400 won't power on

Q: Lenovo 3000 Y400 won't power on

Hi, i have a old lenovo 3000 Y400 notenook. Bought it from malasyia and its around 7 years old. my laptop fell and it case broke, hinges broke. But it still worked perfectly fine. this was 2 years ago, i checked it after every few months and it still worked. but i bought new laptop and sort of packed it in a pizza box, as screen had no casing and lower body was damaged as well. 4-5 months ago i removed the laptop HDD and started using as external HDD. finally found 2nd hand body for my laptop, cheap price, so decided to get the laptop fixed. BTW i bought new charger and battery few months before the incident. and also everything was working fine before i took out the HDD as i booted the device and checked. But now it won't boot. it shows power light, but as soon as i press power on button power indicator light turns off and it comes back on after few seconds. i have tried without battery, removed all possible connectors and its just abre minimum like motherboard, RAM, HDD and power switch panel to turn on power. Still same, on motherboard i can see few more lights, 3 led lights that turn on and then off in few secods span. Could it be because of dust? or something esle? because i really doesn't make sense to sped money on repairing it, because getting the 2nd hand body is the last viable option after that its better to buy 2nd hand laptop then spend money on it as it would cost me the same amount. any suggestion or help would be appreciated. i will make a samll video of those 3 lights on the motherboard that turns on for a second day after tomorrow and post the link here.

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my Lenovo Y400 is facing a problem. The battery is charging, but when unplug the power cord, the laptop lose all power and off. i thought battery problem but after replaced, it is still the same.Seems like the laptop just won't draw power from battery. i suspect i overheated parts of my laptop, since the left speaker which is near the heat exhaust not sounding well.The power plug point is also at the top left side, i wonder will it have anything to do with not getting power from battery?or are there other possible cause?

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I have this 3000 N100 laptop for over a year now with no problems (except the lousy battery which died in 6 months and I'm running on A/C since then). Last week I started laptop and this shutdown problem started appearing. System would start normally and then would suddenly power itself in 2/3 minutes (most of the times, but sometimes in runs for 2-4 hours before shutting itself down)I checked the fan and processor. Nothing is heating up.I changed processor. Even then it'd go down.I have made the fan DIRECT (always ON) but the system still shuts down.I tried hmonitor but it only reads HDD temprature which is 36-40C - I guess very normal. Now I wonder where the problem may lie. Is it motherboard? What part of board might be getting heat? Or is it actually heat? Or do I need to get certain parts (capacitor, I/C or something) on Motherboard replaced? Any help? Comments? Suggestions?     













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A:Lenovo 3000 N100 random automatically power off (complete shut down)

I have been having this same issue the past couple days. I power my Lenovo laptop up.. it will boot into Windows XP.. then after 2-3 minutes - it will shut down. If I try to boot up again, the same process repeats. It is running on A/C now and still does this ... could it be a battery issue still? This would be the third battery that I purchase for the laptop since I bought it new. Thanks...

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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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I tried everything starting from taking the battery out and I even made sure that the AC adapter was not faulty. I noticed that there is no light indicator as well when I connected the AC adapter to the laptop so I'm assuming that the problem lies elsewhere from the power supply .. Please advise because I wasn't able to make any backups plus I have urgent matters which require my laptop to deal with

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my laptop is lenovo y400, and i run the application called battery gauge reset from energy management program. after run battery gauge reset my first problem. I always choose maximum battery life. I plug-in the adapter but my battery still discharging then my battery running low until my laptop off. (*in battery icon, i didnt get text like plug-in)my second problem. If i want to charge my laptop, first i must run my laptop without battery, then while my laptop running i replace the battery.is this problem connected to Microsoft acpi-compliant control method batteryanyone can solve my problem? thanks before sorry if my grammar is bad

A:Not Charging Lenovo ideapad Y400

Dear Nando95
 
Welcome to Lenovo forums
 
Try to uninstall the energy managment and reinstall it again after downlading it from the link below:
 
http://support.lenovo.com/en_US/downloads/detail.page?DocID=DS032254   for Win8
 
http://support.lenovo.com/en_US/downloads/detail.page?DocID=DS029488   fro Win7
 
Thanks





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Hi everyone, Im new to this forum, and I'm using this as a possibility to find a solution to my prblem which i've had for almost 3 weeks and I have not been able to repair, maybe someone from here with way more experience and knowledge than me can help me... Now to the Problem. Basically what I have been experiencing is:1. My computer does not connect to a wifi network (regardelss of the network).2. If it connects it can disconnect randomly and connection don't las too long.3. Succesfull connections depend on the position of my laptop. To be more specific: the closer I am to the modem the better the signal and the speed, but if I take one or 2 steps back the connection speed and signal decreases a lot, to the point that maybe within 10 to 15 steps from the modem it disconnects and the only way to connect again is to stand and connect where the modem is.4. Connection is very unstable.5. I have other devices connected to this networks and the connection and devices work perfectly fine.6. when the pc tries to connect, the wirelss signal drops to 0 and the comes back after it fails to connect. Possible solutions I have tried:1. reset IP adress.2. reset modem.3. resintalled drivers manually after deletion in device administration.4. changed the wireless card for a new one (compatible ill paste the specifics)5. checked for viruses and malware with rkill, ultraadwarekill, tdsskiller, adwcleaner, etc...6. did a scan with Lenovo companion software and failed to pass the... Read more

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Hey guys, so I have ran into a problem during the past couple of days. I bought a Lenovo Y400 laptop around last May, and have played many games (ex: Diablo III, Starcraft II, Bioshock, The Witcher II, Chivalry: Medieval Warfare) at very high graphics settings without any lag.

A couple days ago, I turned my computer on and started trying to play Starcraft II, but was met by extreme lag and choppiness. Even when I turned the graphics settings from Extreme down to the lowest possible settings, the game still did not run smoothly and was quite laggy.

I hadn't used my computer for a couple days prior to the FPS problem, so there were no installations or anything that could have potentially caused the problem.

Today I cleaned my fan with compressed air, but that didn't seem to do anything. I also ran a full system scan with Bitdefender Internet Security 2014, but no viruses were found.

Around the same time I experienced the FPS drops I also noticed that my computer was quite a bit noisier than usual, but was blowing room temperature air and did not seem to be overheating.

I have no idea what this problem could be, so any help is greatly appreciated.

Computer Specs:

CPU/Chipset - 3rd generation Intel® Core™ i7-3630QM (2.40GHz 1600MHz 6MB)

Memory - 8GB (DDR3) (16GB Max Capacity)

Graphics - NVIDIA® GeForce® GT650M GDDR5 2GB
 

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Hi.I have Lenovo Y400 with Windows 10 updage, since I've been upgraded from Windows 7. Currently I have problems with external usb 3.0 hdd because of lack of Intel chipset drivers for C216 chipset Intel HM76 motherboard. External usb hdd occasionally fails to be regonized by system and doesn't work until I uplug it and plut it again.According to Intel's community they don't support this motherboard as it is shipped as OEM for laptop manufacturers, so I'm asking my question here. Is Lenovo Y400 model already obsolete and we won't get Windows 10 upgrade with drivers ugraded?

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Hi all!

This is my first time posting here, and I tried to look through some of the past threads but none of them were quite like the problem I've been having. Here are the specs for my laptop which was purchased just earlier this month, first off:

Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.2
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 8, 64 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-3630QM CPU @ 2.40GHz, Intel64 Family 6 Model 58 Stepping 9
Processor Count: 8
RAM: 8139 Mb
Graphics Card: NVIDIA GeForce GT 650M, -2048 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 905399 MB, Free - 728285 MB; D: Total - 25599 MB, Free - 23141 MB;
Motherboard: LENOVO, INVALID
Antivirus: AVG Anti-Virus Free Edition 2013, Updated and Enabled

The problem I've been having is this: Lately, for the past 2-3 days or so, my wifi adapter would suddenly die-- meaning I can't connect to my home router or anyone else's, and when I try to use Windows' "Troubleshoot problems" feature, it would always get stuck at either "looking for problems with connectivity" or "resetting your wifi adapter". When I try to go into the advance settings to manually disable/enable my wifi adapter for myself, it would never actually work. When I try to click on the icon in the system tray, nothing would happen and it wouldn't pop up with the list of available networks like usual.

At this point, the only thing I can do is restart or shut down my laptop, but sometimes even that doesn't go throu... Read more

A:Lenovo Y400 - wifi adapter keeps freezing/dying randomly

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I have updated my windows 8.1 to Windows 10 . But my intel HD graphics driver/Microsoft Basic Display Adapter is missing in the DeviceManager. How can I enable again the driver for using 3 displays(2 external monitors)?I have search for BIOS but the BIOS seems like doesn't have the option to choose Nvidia Optimus for switchable Display adapter. here is my Computer Specs and the Device Manager.I have tried to downlaod the Intel VGA driver from Lenovo IdeaPad Y400 page. But it shows this error. Does anyone can help me please?

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After I installed the Nvidia Graphic Card on Lenovo Y400 on a Windows 7 64 bit system I installed Graphic Intel but an error message appeared that it did not match the minimum computer usage. even though I use a driver that has been recommended by Lenovo on https://pcsupport.lenovo.com/us/id/products/laptops-and-netbooks/ideapad-y-series-laptops/ideapad-y4...Please help me and provide solutions for solving this problem.Thanks. This specification of my laptop according to Piriform Speccy:

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Hello.I have a ( now ) ancient Lenovo 3000 N100.I don't like throwing things away and if I can get it restarted I would be pleased. Basically, it won't boot up.   I get a message: STOP: 0x000000ED (0x89B16858,0xC0000006,0x00000000,0x0000000000 ) Is there any SIMPLE way to just go to a factory reset ? .   I see posts saying 'press the Lenovo care button'  but where is that ?  what does it look like ?Others say stick a pin in a hole   ~but I cannot see any pin stickable hole anywhere ...... So what to do ?  I doubt if it is worth spending money on. 

A:Factory Reset for Lenovo 3000 N100 ? How ? Cannot see 'Lenovo Care Button' or pinhole anywhere

Hi jonblane1,1. May I know what Windows are you using? 2. You may try to access Lenovo System Recovery by pressing F11.3. If Step 2 does not work, you may refer to this link.
 
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Hello !I've this old laptop whici is still useful to me. Alas the hard disk died on me and I could not find the recue CD I made when I bought it.I was able to install Vista home basic using the key found on the sticked on the back (barely legible... ) And had to activate throug phone .... But the computer is running right. I was able to get the proper driver using Google but found nothing in the French support Lenovo website ...I would like to get all the proper software this laptop came with (Power management, update, fingerprint.... ).Do you know if there is a "legacy" support site ?Many thanks in advance for your help.

A:Lenovo 3000 N200 laptop (0769BAG) looking for Vista Lenovo software

Hi,
 
Yes, the EOL site is here and your machine is listed.
 
Regards,
Dave

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Hey folks! Thanks for checking out my post, I've looked online, but couldn't find a solution, so I thought I'd make my own post. Some details: This laptop is an HP DV6-3064 ca. It was purchased refurbished about a year ago, and has had almost no problems to this point. I was at a friend's house using my laptop, and everything was working fine. Shut down, packed it up, took it home, pulled it out, pushed the power button, and nothing. I didn't leave it in the sun, or bump it on anything. Just brought it home and it wouldn't turn on, with no warning signs or anything. Now I looked into power issues and I can guarantee my battery as well as the AC adapter are perfectly fine. I also tried the hard reset but still get nothing. The light by the DC jack does not turn on when I plug it in. Now, I'm relatively tech-savvy, and since my laptop was no longer under warrantee I figured I'd check it out for myself. (Don't really have the resources to take it to a repair shop). The DC jack looked like it might have had some wear on it, so I ordered a new one from a reputable seller on eBay, replaced the old one, and nothing changed. I'm completely at a loss here. Weird thing is, when I have the laptop opened, and plugged in, I can feel the motherboard heat up a bit. Not sure if it's supposed to do that, but I know there is power going to it, even though the DC jack light still does not light up. If anybody has any insight, PLEASE let me know, and if you need any more info... Read more

A:HP DV6-3000 Getting NO power. No response from power button ...

Bannor,  The LED on the DC jack usually is an indicator of whether the AC adapter is working properly.  That light is on a different circuit and does not require a good system board.  If the light does not come on usually the adapter is bad. If you've already tested or replaced the adapter then the dc jack is the next step however when HP replaces this part in the repair depot they usually replace the entire board (with jack soldered on) at once.  You might consider replacing the entire board. Wes

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Hi,  I recently "regenerate" my old computer and I need to turn it on with my keyboard instead of powers button (I don't want to reach it everytime). I can't find option to wake up with keyboard in BIOS or new BIOS either Is there any possibility to find newer BIOS version to add wake up with keyboard ?

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I bought an all-in-one computer of Lenovo 3000 C3 series. I can´t find anything about bluetooth. Does that mean that this computer doesn´t have a bluetooth adapter embedded?  Or do I have to doenload aditional software? Or buy an usb bluetooth adapter?

A:Lenovo 3000 C3 and Bluetooth

did you check user manual?

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Before the problem occured my laptap working good. When I used the next day I power my laptap and it display black
no cursor and no text. Hardrive led blink one time and no more. No beeping heard. Cannot access bios setup.
What is the problem and how to fix it. Tried remove the battery and drain the power. Tried the ram testing and still have problem.
 

A:Lenovo 3000 G430

It could be a lot of things. but im guessing either a bad motherboard or a power supply problem.have it looked at so you will know what the exact problem is and then go from there.
 

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Having a problem with Laptop running XP, Lenovo 3000 C200-8922. I did a fresh install yesterday & updated to SP3. Under Device Mgr - Other Devices there is a ? mark on these items:

Audio Device on High Def Audio Bus
Base Sys Device
Base Sys Device
Base Sys Device
Network Controller
Video Controller
Video Controller (VGA Compatible)

Also, when I flip the switch for Wireless, no light & no wireless connection. I am hard wired right now & no Wireless Option. There is no sound at all. I've tried the Intel Chip set bios utility and even the Legacy Drivers. I am now locked out of the BIOS, not sure what the password is!

Thanks.

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 9:16:06 PM, on 5/10/2009
Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v8.00 (8.00.6001.18702)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Avast4\aswUpdSv.exe
C:\Program Files\Avast4\ashServ.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\Program Files\Java\jre6\bin\jusched.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Avast4\ashDisp.exe
C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunesHelper.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\ctfmon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\agrsmsvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Apple\Mobile Device Support\bin\AppleMobileDeviceService.exe
C:\Program Files\Bonjour\mDNSResponder.exe
C:\Progra... Read more

A:Lenovo 3000 C200

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Hi, my GF's Lenovo 3000 V100 needs a new LCD and I have searched high and low for OEM info on the following FRU# LCD panel, 12.1-in. WXGA AG, Samsung 13N7184LCD panel, 12.1-in. WXGA AG, AUO 13N7182LCD panel, 12.1-in. WXGA AG, CMO 13N7180 I have been offered a Samsung LTN121W1-L01 LCD but can't determine if its compatible with her model. Can someone help here? If it were a thinkpad I would have no problem since there is actaully a whole wiki page dedicated to TFT LCD's found in thinkpad - would be nice to have the same for other models. With kind regards JBJ



Posts made by insomniac1971 is also mine.Thinkpads: T61, R61, R500

A:Lenovo 3000 V100 - Please help - new LCD

Welcome to the Forums JBJ! 
 
Please provide the Machine Type Model number.
Note: Please do not share system serial number here.
 
Let us know how you get on.
Regards,
Shashi
 
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My computer has had lots of viruses and trojans. I've tried removing what I could. My Symantic AntiVirus and Spybot are no longer finding anything. However, my computer is still going extremely slow and keeps shutting down without warning for no reason. Here is what HijackThis returned for me. I am not too good with computers so any advice would be greatly appreciated!!! Thanks.Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2Scan saved at 11:46:07 PM, on 3/2/2009Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16791)Boot mode: NormalRunning processes:C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSetMgr.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccEvtMgr.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\SPBBC\SPBBCSvc.exeC:\Program Files\Lavasoft\Ad-Aware\aawservice.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exeC:\Program Files\ThinkPad\ConnectUtilities\AcPrfMgrSvc.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\acs.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Apple\Mobile Device Support\bin\AppleMobileDeviceService.exeC:\Program Files\... Read more

A:Help with Lenovo 3000 V100

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Hi.I've got some problems with my computer. 1. Due to some unexplainable reason, whenever I type something on the keyboard, all my USB ports stop working for the time I'm typing. When I stop typing it takes a few seconds to recognize the USB device currently attached and it starts working again.  2. Another problem is with my sound driver. It's kind of messed up. I can't hear any sounds from the speakers unless I've plugged in headphones. And while they're plugged in I can hear sound from both, the speakers and the headphones. At the moment I've disabled front panel jack detection and I can hear sound from the speakers without having to plug anything in, although when I do, I don't hear sound from the headphones, but still from the speakers. 3. I haven't been able to find any working drivers for my SD card reader. 4. The driver for the fingerprint reader does not work. The device manager shows that I have AuthenTec AES2501A installed but when going to Biometric devices in the control panel, it says that Windows didn't find any biometric devices. 5. I've been unable to get my bluetooth device to work. I've tried adding a new device and it can't find any, even when I have several working near the comupter. Also, trying to see all the devices I have connected to via Bluetooth, the window pops up and never stops loading. Without showing any devices. I'm using Windows 7 Ultimate 32-bit. Lenovo 3000 N100 0689. I would appreciate some hel... Read more

A:Lenovo 3000 N100 trouble.

did you try to perform clean windows installation by pressing one key recover button?

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I guess I posted in the wrong board, so I am posting my question. I bought a used Lenovo 3000 Y410 on eBay without noticing that it didn't come with an AC adapter. This laptop also doesn't have a battery. Which AC adapter do I need to buy?  

A:Lenovo 3000 Y410 ac adapter

Hi nyc10036,
 
Welcome to the Community Forums.
 
Aside from the hardware manual, you may check the specific battery and ac charger intended to your machine here on the parts lookup page. Type in your serial number or machine number in the search box per product info and click on the commodity type for finer search.
 
Hope this helps answer your query.
 
Regards

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I'm using a laptop which the brand is Lenovo 3000 G430. just want to know whether this laptop had provided a Bluetooth and Wi-fi or not. I noticed somewhere in the system that this laptop has a Bluetooth application embedded into it. and sadly, I couldn't use it. I don't know if I'm mistaken about it or the drivers for Bluetooth and Wi-fi had gone missing.

can someone help me to fix my problem? your help is kindly appreciated
 

A:Lenovo 3000 G430 - Bluetooth and Wi-Fi

The User's Guide is available online
 

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I have just installed Windows 10 32-bit on this laptop. I am trying to locate the driver for the Fn keys specifically so that I can turn on the wifi with Fn+F5. Windows is telling that I need to physically turn on the wifi switch on the laptop, but as far as I can tell there isn't one and the only way to disable and enable the wifi.

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Hey
Any help with this situation would be helpful

BLUE SCREEN OF DEATH

UNOMOUNTABLE_BOOT_VOLUME
0x0000000ED (0X8A7B4030, 0XC0000006, 0X00000000, 0X00000000

It is a Lenovo 3000 N200 - 3 years old
Money a bit tight but would get a new laptop if this is too expensive to fix - An IT guy looked at breifly said I need a new hardrive. My battery also needs changed as it needs to be constantly plugged in.

Any tips on this situation would be greatly appreciated? any way I can fix this myself or is it a complete gonner? Also any price guides on getting it fixed? Hardrive and battery cost?
I have seen some laptops for 300 pounds on Currys.co.uk

Thanks
 

A:BSOD - Lenovo 3000 n200

On the Battery - I've had good luck and bad luck on buying batteries on eBay. Would I do it again? Yes. Would I go through with returning the battery if it failed as opposed to just eating the cost if it happened again? Yes. haha. That one was my bad but the people I dealt with were very considerate.

The downfalls - I've had a 'non-factory' battery purchased off of ebay work wonders for my Dell Inspiron 6400 but I bought one for my wife's Compaq CQ-60 and the battery connectors did not make good enough contact within the laptop. I could have sent it back but didn't and just bought an aftermarket one from Batteries Plus.

For your battery just do a quick search on eBay for 'battery' and your particular laptop brand & model to get a pricing idea.

The hard drive shouldn't be difficult if you wanted to replace it yourself however it would also involve you installing the operating system, finding all of the drivers for your system to run, etc. If that is something you are willing to do or you feel confident in doing I suggest it. I would use a good computer of a friends or relative's to acquire all of the drivers prior to taking this on yourself though. If you find it difficult to find (at least the major drivers like NIC, VGA, Sound) then I would probably suggest having a tech do it. It is no good to you to waste your time trying to fix it yourself and then taking it too a tech firm afterwards and then they take your money t... Read more

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Ok, so I had Vista up until yesterday when I reformatted my computer and loading XP on it. Everything is working fine except now I have no sound. There is no volume icon in the task bar and in the "Sounds and Audio Devices" it says "No Audio Device." I have an integrated sound card but I'm not sure what it is and I have tried downloading countless drivers to get this to work. In my device manager I have PCI Device, SM Bus Controller, and Ethernet Controller all under "Other Devices" with no drivers to match, don't know if these would conflict with my sound. And in the device manager it shows "Legacy Drivers" under my Sound tab. I have gone through the bias and made sure my audio was enabled so that is not the issue. I called my company's tech support and they couldn't offer any help except loading Vista again which I would rather not do.

Some info on my Lenovo computer to help

OS Name Microsoft Windows XP Professional
Version 5.1.2600 Service Pack 2 Build 2600
OS Manufacturer Microsoft Corporation
System Name GERALD
System Manufacturer LENOVO
System Model 7387A11
System Type X86-based PC
Processor x86 Family 15 Model 75 Stepping 2 AuthenticAMD ~2008 Mhz
Processor x86 Family 15 Model 75 Stepping 2 AuthenticAMD ~2009 Mhz
BIOS Version/Date LENOVO 2NKT26AUS, 3/15/2007
SMBIOS Version 2.4
Windows Directory C:\WINDOWS
System Directory C:\WINDOWS\system32
Boot Device \Device\HarddiskVolume2
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A:No Sound on my Lenovo 3000 j115

Welcome to TSF....

Since you downgraded to Windows XP and what has to be done is to download all of the special drivers for the motherboard for windows xp. These are chipset, buss, network, video, audio and others and can be found on one of the several next places. The manufacturers web site for either the computer or the motherboard. Once these are downloaded you are to burn them to a CD-R disk and then install in the order I typed earlier.

Install Windows XP on Your Pre-Installed Windows Vista Computer

http://www.howtogeek.com/howto/windo...ista-computer/

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hello everyone,i had a slowness problem in my laptop what is the solution for this problem ? and if i increase the RAM for 3 to 6 Gbwould it help ??Thanks,Ahmed

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Hello,I need to reinstal Windows XP Professional x86 on my old laptop Lenovo 3000 v100, type 0763-29u.I cannot find the drivers on the Tech Support page of Lenovo.Can somebody please help me?Thank you!!Ondra

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For the past 3 days, once/day, my Lenovo 3000 N200 shuts off by itself in the middle of use. It gives no warning signs and simply shuts off. I have also noticed over the past several months that the computer will only last a few minutes without being plugged in despite a full battery charge. Am not sure if this is related or not but I have had the computer plugged in every time it has shut off inexplicably. Does anyone have any idea what could be wrong and what I need to check into?

Thanks!
 

A:Lenovo 3000 N200 shuts off by itself

Some more details: I am usually multi-tasking when this happens and the fan seems very active at the time it shuts off. Could the computer think it is overheating for some reason and how can I check this? It does not feel particularly warm anywhere.

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Well, I've decided to downgrade from Windows Vista (which came with my notebook) to Windows XP. The only problem is that I don't have the drivers  However, I've come here to ask for help. Lenovo 3000 C200, precisely 8922-BJG.I'd like to know where I can find the drivers for my notebook so I can finally uninstall Windows Vista and start enjoying XP.Thank you all very much!P.S.  I really appreciate it.













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A:Lenovo 3000 C200 Drivers

Hi felixdcat0, welcome to the forum,
 
you should get what you need here

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I have the 0768-a49 model which came with vista business. I downgraded to XP pro sp2 ever since then i've been having alot of problems. I even try going back to vista, but didn't help, so i just kept it at xp........1-finger print reader doesn't work. installed driver, installed software,nothing. 2-same thing with bluetooth. the wifi and bluetooth switch is the same. wifi works, bluetooth doesn't come on at all. 3-usb connect disconnect when i press any button on the keyboard-tried different bios like stated in the other thread, but didnt work. 4-sound works,but when i plug a headphone i get sound on from both headphones and laptop speakers. Can someone help me solve these problems, especially the usb. I been using alot of flash cards and i can't connect them to transfer files.....
 

A:Nothing but problems with Lenovo n100 3000

You should go to the Lenovo Driver Matrix, to download and install all drivers listed, using the text explanations exactly.
When done properly, your Lenovo 0768-A49 will work just fine.
As a shortcut, you can install the Systems update 3.14 by your model:
· H100
· J100
· J105
· J110
· J115
· J200
· J200p
· J205
· K100
· Q100
· S200
· S205
. C200
· N100
· N200
· V100
· V200
· Y100
Or you can connect to the Lenovo site and let their system tell you what you need and install it for you.
Basically, you need the Chipset most importantly, being sure your BIOS is up to date.
The Matrix will show you exactly what you need... it can be as many as 35 download installs, depending on your exact model.
Or you can buy the Lenovo WXP Professional disk set by telephone for less than $50 including shipping.
 

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Hi I'm not finding the drivers for this machine  3000 C200 Notebook .It doesn't have a  internet connection since re-installing windows so can't use the autodectec facility and it doesn't seem to be listed ?I found a similar thread but the links supplied are now broken.Can anyone supply a link to the XP drivers ? ThanksPaul










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A:Lenovo 3000 C200 Drivers

Welcome to the Lenovo Community Paul !
 
Sorry to hear of your problem in locating the necessary drivers.  Due to the age of your laptop Lenovo has since moved the C200 downloads over to their legacy download library which can be found by using the link below.....
 
https://download.lenovo.com/eol/index.html

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Hello, I am the proud owner of a Lenovo 3000 N500 and am in the process of upgrading it. So far I have an ssd, and a CPU from t3400 to t9600. Now I know the graphics chip is supposed to be soldered in, but with years of abuse it's missing three solder points and it is loose, since time has done the job for me is there any compatible chip that is better to throw in there? I read about a graphics card by dell that fits in to the PCI express slot, but I'm unsure about it, nor do I want lose WiFi. I'm not looking for an out of this world machine, I just want to see what I can make this old laptop do.  Thanks for looking.  Yours truly, soggy_burger

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Hallo everyone,It is already 10 years I own Lenovo 3000 N200 0769-AUU with t2330 CPU (old but gold).  A few days ago I have red lots of posts about upgrading cpu of it. Someone says that cpu fits on it someone says other fits and etc. The most interesting I have red is on this page: http://www.cpu-upgrade.com/CPUs/Intel/Pentium_Dual-Core_Mobile/T2330.htmlbut I was going to buy 4 core cpu q9100 which is not in this list. Can sameone help me, will q9100 work on my pc or I must choose cpu from list

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I recently had to restore my laptop to factory default settings because of a virus that i had caught on my computer. With doing that i installed all of lenovo software for my computer such as sound drivers, built in webcam etc..my computer works fine but the only thing im having problems with is the usb ports. They are not reading any external devices such as my microphone and usb external devices..

Ive been researching and i think its the bios but not sure i downgraded to the previous bios but with doin that the sound didnt work and the wireless internet wasnt read either..then i updated to the bios and everything works fine except the usb ports still.i also tried to update the ports and uninstalling and reinstalling but it still didnt work

if anybody has any ideas on how to get this problem please reply to this post please its very appreciated
 

A:USB problem with lenovo 3000 n100

See How to Reinstall Your USB Controllers and Motherboard Chipset Drivers
See USB Device Problems? Check for Windows Updates as well
 

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I have a Lenovo 3000 N100 (0768-2CU) and I can't seem to find the drivers here... My model doesn't show in the dropdown slection under drivers & downloads.  If did find the drivers for the N200 but I have the N100.   Anybody know where I might find them?










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A:Lenovo 3000 N100 Drivers?

Good day and welcome to the community.
 
Please visit the EOL driver site: http://download.lenovo.com/eol/index.html
Once you make your selections in the three dropdown menus, you should be presented with your driver listing.
 
Hope this helps.
Regards.

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I guess I posted in the wrong board, so I am posting my question. I bought a used Lenovo 3000 Y410 on eBay without noticing that it didn't come with an AC adapter. This laptop also doesn't have a battery. Which AC adapter do I need to buy?  

A:Lenovo 3000 Y410 ac adapter

Hi nyc10036,
 
Welcome to the Community Forums.
 
Aside from the hardware manual, you may check the specific battery and ac charger intended to your machine here on the parts lookup page. Type in your serial number or machine number in the search box per product info and click on the commodity type for finer search.
 
Hope this helps answer your query.
 
Regards

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Hello, I can't seem to find drivers to download for the Lenovo 3000 N200. I tried going to:https://download.lenovo.com/eol/index.htmlandhttp://pcsupport.lenovo.com/ca/en/products/laptops-and-netbooks/lenovo-n-series-laptops/3000-n200-no... But there is nothing on either. Please help.Thanks!

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I have a Lenovo 3000 J desktop that wont boot. As a point of reference, I try to hit the F1 key as the manual suggest and the F12 key as many have suggested and get nothing but clicking. I am not able to see anything on the monitor although I do know that it is working as I can see the no signal message.The light on the DVD/CD drive does flash but seem to get hung there. I recognize this is an older unit and If ican get it booted up will save all files to a remote drive and replace. Any ideas or help is appreciated BB

A:Lenovo 3000 J Series won't boot

hi Braddburm,
 
Welcome to the Forums.
 
It looks like the onboard VGA port gave out. Try to:
1. Use a discrete graphics card to output your video (i.e. pci or low profile pci-e graphics card)
2. If option 1 is not possible and you're considering a replacement machine, you will need a 3.5 HDD sata enclosure to convert the internal HDD to an external HDD to read the data on the new replacement machine.
 
 
Best regards,
neokenchi

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Greetings, This isa free laptop, Lenovo 3000 N100. I bought a power supply for it. It was running a Non-Genuine version of Windows 7 so I formatted and installed Puppy Linux. Problem: The fan runs for a couple of seconds during bootup, then no more. The laptop will shutdown randomly, I assume from overheating but I don't know that. The battery is dead so I pulled it out and am running straight off the power supply. I pulled the fan out and taped (3) 1.5V batteries together, hooked some leads to them and found that the fan runs fine and continuously. I cleaned out all dust found in the air vent. This has not fixed the problem. Something is telling the fan to shut off. Don't know if this is a motherboard problem or what? It is so far a free computer aside from the power supply. Any ideas? Thanks,Doug 










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A:Lenovo 3000 N100 Fan Runs 2 seconds

Welcome to the Lenovo Community !
 
The fan problem maybe why the computer was free especially if you dumpster dived it.
 
With the fan wired to the batteries does the computer still shut down randomly?  You could also see if Linux has any apps or software for temperature monitoring to confirm overheating.  If overheating is an issue you should probably renew the thermal paste and see that the heat sink is securely mounted.  Either of those can lead to high temperatures.  If overheating is not an issue it just might be that the computer isn't getting hot enough for the fan to kick in for additional cooling.

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Hello,where do I find out which processors does this computer support?Lenovo 3000 S200 Desktop (96845CG)S / N: LMXZF09 220 W source Intel Pentium Dual CPU E21401.6 GHz, 2 coresSupported Sockets: LGA775, PLGA7751M Cache, 1.60 GHz, 800 MHz FSBhttps://ark.intel.com/products/29738/Intel-Pentium-Processor-E2140-1M-Cache-1_60-GHz-800-MHz-FSB INTEL 82945G Chipsetthank you for answer

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I had to format my laptop because of some reasons. But when I installed windows 7 (previous OS Windows vista) on it the drivers were not working properly and also some drivers were not compatible to windows 7.Please help..Thank you

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Hello,I have been searching the web to find out what the best processor is that I can put in this laptop. It was given to me and I would like to make the best out of it. It is an old laptop but I have windows 7 on it and it works, but its very slow. I already have 4 gb ram on the way for it but I know the T2060 that is in there now could be better. Thank you for any input.zach

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hy, I have just installed windows xp sp3 on my laptop Lenovo 3000 N200, than i installed all drivers, and everything except wireless is working.Wireless light does not turn on when i move the "turn on" button, only bluetooth light turned on.I went to device maneger and i saw there is an "error" in network controller. I reinstalled drivers for wireless but it still dont work. Help please.










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A:Lenovo 3000 N200 wireless problem

Have same problem...Installed win xp prof sp3 with all drivers saved previously (woreked fine on win xp prof sp2) .... drivers were installed without problem but wifi can't find any wifi networks although i have 3 networks in range (can connect with another computer with no problem)... So i installed win xp prof sp3 again with no antivirus firewall etc... downloaded drivers from lenovo web site and the problem remains the same.... Also have try to establish connection in safe mode with network ..Didn't help....Also i have change the settings in power management and wifi settings... Have tried 3 party program called wifi radar (works fine on all computers) but still no success...Have looked around 30 forums on that problem and run out of ideas what to do... Ill try installing win XP sp3 to see if there is some compatibility issue... But I'm skeptical about that....Im loosing temper with this computer couse after 6 months (bought new computer) disk died.. And I really don't want to  wait 1 month to get computer back from service.... 

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