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Q: Lenovo legion Y540

Hi, i have question when will be available Y540 in UK online Store ? Thanks

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I would like to know that how fast of bandwidth speed between Intel Wireless-AC 9462 1x1AC and Lenovo Wireless 2x2AC

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I just bought a brand new legion Y540. I don't know how to access the advanced BIOS menu, the menu I can currently access has very little settings. Anyone managed to access the "Debug Bios"? I saw someone give a weird solution for the Y740 which was to click on every key + Fn on the keyboard then click F10 but it sadly didn't work for my Y540.

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I just figured out after a few days of trying to use the auto update utility, that the reason its failing to function properly (or at all) is because in my bios there is no Model or Serial number. They just say INVALID. I've seen similar things online but none of the tools available mention anything other than Thinkpads and Thinkcentre. I figure this would be a really easy issue to fix if I could just get the right tool. Any help would be appreciated.  And I tried calling in and they are so confused about what I meant, so I dont think thats going to be an option. Guy was telling me I needed to uninstall and reinstall the lenovo driver auto update utility.... That was the first thing I did 5 days ago when this whole thing started. I need level 4 tech support now lol.

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I just got a legion y540 with 256ssd and a 1tb HDD  I installed window 10 on the ssd  the HDD is free but when I went to  install steam games it tells me the HDD is full  but looking in the drive there is nothing installed ....am I missing someing 

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I just wanted to ask to be  sure.  So i want to buy the Lenovo legion y540 laptop with rtx 206, i5 9300H, and 8 GB of ram but once get it i immediately want to upgrade my ram to atleast 16 GB. I found a 16gb ram compatible with the laptop (Crucial SO-DIMM 16GB DDR4 2666MHz CL16 Ballistix Sport LT)  so i would have 24 gb of ram  but I am not sure if it won't cause any issues that i will have 1 stick with 8 gb and 1 with 16 gb. Does someone know more about this ? thanks for any help and info 

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Good evening/morning, Does the Legion Y540 laptop/BIOS support XMP memory or just JEDEC memory? Thank you in advance!

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I just received my 17 Inch Legion Y540 Laptop, with RTX2060.My only complain is the fan noise at load.  Is there a way to solve this?It sounds like a jet engine at medium graphics load.

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Hello. I would like to be able to correctly set the hotkey mode, so that my function keys will default to their special functions (adjusting volume, brightness, etc). I have been unable to find this setting in either the BIOS or the Lenovo Vantage app. I have tried updating the BIOS, restoring it's defaults, both updating and reinstalling the Lenovo Vantage app, and still the setting is no where to be found. Please help. The laptop is a Legion Y540-17IRH Thank you- Max

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Fn+ Esc don't activate Fn Lock. Checked BIOS and Lenovo Vantage but neither found. Can you help me?

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Hello, Just recently purchased the Legion Y540, and I'm trying to figure out how to control the fan speed. I've been through 3 chat sessions with Lenovo, no luck there. So far it seems the only way to control the fans is with Extreme Cooling through Lenovo Nerve Center. I've downloaded the most recent version of this program, and that function is not there. Only 2 of the 4 functions are there (Prevent Mistaken Input and Network Priority). Looking through the forums, this seems to be a common problem with Nerve Center on other Lenovo computers. Lenovo can you please fix this program? I have updated my BIOS to BHCN28WW (Also tried BHCN27WW, as provided by the Lenovo Support Specialist in chat), the most recent one, I've uninstalled and reinstalled Nerve Center, no luck anywhere. Lenovo Vantage seems to have very limited control option ("Performance Mode" = "Higher CPU usage, higher fan speed"? What if my GPU usage/temp is high but my CPU isn't, so the fans won't kick in?). Just looking to keep my gaming laptop cool while gaming. Any help would be greatly appreciated!

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Hello i bought Lenovo legion Y540 in July 2019and i always face same mistake in games like you will see in the video windows 10 proRTX2060corei7 950H16Ram144HZ screen please help

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Hi, Still trying to decide on the display type when buying this Legion Y540 laptop. I have not got enough awnsers. I asked before in this thread : https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/Gaming-Laptops/y540-60hrz-vs-144hz-display-differences/m-p/4515501#M304... , And was adviced this page : https://psref.lenovo.com/syspool/Sys/PDF/Lenovo%20Laptops/Lenovo%20Legion%20Y540-15IRH/Lenovo_Legion... I dont think its enough. I want to know conclusively, if there are any other differences between the 300 nits 60hz and 144hz display panels aside from the framerates. Now i know they will have the same color gamut, and brightness, but what about response times? Cant find anything about that. And what about the bits? Are they 6 bit ( +dithering maybe ) or 8 bit? Are they the same panels ( ie brand etc. ), with the only difference being the framerate? Or are they different ( ie brand / response times / etc ). I find the specsheet lacking. Sorry for the many questions, i am merely trying to pick the best laptop for my son with the money i can afford, and i get a little "carried away" on specs etc. I mean its only 50euro differnce between the 2 panels, so if anything other than the framerates is inferior on the 60 hz panel, i think i will go with the 144hz panel. If they are exactly the same apart from framerates, i will go with the 60Hz panel and save 50eu to maybe spend it on insurance or something. Please help a me make a good, informed choise and make my son ... Read more

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Lenovo Legion Legion Y520  running windows 10 I am connected to a Sony TV by HDMI.  When I use the TV as the only display or as an extended display the image is downscaled to 720p.  If I clone the display from my laptop it will render full 1080p. All of the settings I can find appear to be correct.  The laptop says that it is displaying 1920x1080.  I would like to get the TV to work as primary display.  I know it is not the TV.  It can display the cloned desktop and works properly for game consoles also using HDMI.  I have tried using different HDMI ports on the TV.

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I have the Legion Y520 -15kbn  Model name 80WK i7 16 gig ram and Nividia 1050ti 4gig gragjhics card. I bought to us VR headset my question is the HDMI port off the Intel grapghics or the Nividia 1050ti??? If its not off the Nividia GPU then it VR will not work. Before I am not able to return system and pull my hair out trying to get VR to work. I know its a very technical question not easy  but need an ansewer. Thank you.

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Hi,I recently bought a lenovo y540 with 256 gb intel ssd and 1TB HDD. It came with dos system what I wanted to change to windows.I tried to install from usb but iduring the installation process where I can choose the drive it doesnt see the ssd at all. I installed on the HDD and after that initialized the ssd but still no success. I migrated the OS with minitool to the SSD but it doesnt seems like to be as fast as expected. I tried to reinstall the os but still doesnt see the SSD although it has a windows on it.AHCI is on, BIOS and Windows disk management sees the ssd, but the windows installer dont. Tried legacy and UEFI both.USB installer made with rufus fat32 gpt.

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Hi,I am interested in purchasing a Lenovo Legion Y540 gaming laptop (the 15-inch version). After configuring it I noticed that the keyboard is in German. Is there a way to change that? I currently live in Germany, so I guess that's why I am offered the german version, but I am much more comfortable with an English keyboard. Thank you for your help!

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Hi everyone,I've been using a Lenovo Y540 from last month and I have noticed a lag (0.5s to 2s) when I try to Alt + Tab and switch windows.Windows is up to date. Ensured the drivers are all the up to date from Device Manager.I've tried searching online about this and most people suspect and recommend to turn of Focus Assist and I've done that multiple times with no real solution.This seems to be an issue with many recent Lenovo machines. Has anyone here faced this issue and have any solutions for this?

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Hello, I purchased a Lenovo Y540 recently with SSD. I have a 1 TB HDD  spare and I want to install it next to the SSD. Im not sure about the warranty. Can I add the HDD myself without voiding the warranty or I need to contact a local shop to do it. My warranty is 2 year basic warranty. I'm located in EU Hungary (purchased in Hungary). The same question goes to RAM upgrade.

A:Lenovo Y540 warranty question

Hi Dawntrack,
 
Welcome to the Community Forums.
 
I would recommend contacting Lenovo Helpdesk by using this link, so they can provide more information on warranty coverage and upgrade policies.Hope this helps.Regards,Jack_Lenovo1

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Earlier this week I stood up while holding my Y540.  The power brick, which is quite heavy, fell off the desk and ripped the power cord out of the DC-IN power jack.  The plastic clips that hold the power cord in place were destroyed, and now I can't get a stable power connection anymore. I'd like to replace the DC-IN power jack on the motherboard.  The problem is I can't seem to find the part anywhere.  Lenovo won't sell it to me (it's an FRU only part) and I can't find anywhere online that sells an 81Q4 power jack. Does anyone know if there are other compatible DC power jacks I could use for my Y540?  I'm quite comfortable replacing parts on a system board, I only need to find the appropriate part.   Thanks for any help you can provide.

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Tested on Lenovo 540, my phone and monitor as laptop 2d screen. Images: F0013 color red, Apex legends(season 4) banner and Revenant art. Before this post, I: changed color profiles, used the Nvidia control panel. Still, the red color on these images has an orange tint to it. The rest of the colors is perfectly fine. My question. Can i fix this somehow, and can I get a refund or exchange for this laptop. I`m studying as graphic design and this is a real problem for me (my 2d monitor is not available outdoors, so it's not a total fix). Thank you for replies.

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Hello, Unfortunately, i broke the lcd panel on my new Y540. Serial number PF1QNEW1.I am having hard time to find replacement screen, lenovo parts catalogue shows part number NV156FHM-N4G V3.3.I happen to find some cheaper NV156FHM-N4G V3.0 panels. Maybe someone knows are these panels compatible? What does V3.0, V3.3 stand for? Will there be no problems with motherboard compatibility?  Sincerely,Matas

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Hello, GurusI have PCI Device missing driver in Device Manager: PCI Slot 1 (PCI bus 1, device 0, function 3)I installed all the drivers from Lenovo site.Can you tell me which driver I have to install for this device? Thank you!

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