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lenovo g470 hanging for no reason!!!

Q: lenovo g470 hanging for no reason!!!


it takes almost 15min to boot windows 7 32bit clean installed window.after that some time works fine but most of the time when i open or close some window, it’s open like in slow motion but task manager shows ok(cpu0to5%ram36%of2GB without any background).I have spare fully working HDD so replaced but problem is same ,even BIOS is hanging.i have tried lenovo provided tool to test system and it shows all ok. cd/rom,wifi card and hdd is tested physically.ram is tested by memory diagnostic tool only.

need help!!!

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Hi, recently i just found my old laptop -G470. I need a laptop to do what my pc can do , so when Im not home i can bring the laptop out. What i need is i can photo editing and video editing without any hiccups in the between. Is it possible to upgrade my G470 to what i need or I should just go buy a new laptop. Anyone can help me out here ? Just give me the best hardware that compatible with G470.Thanks in advance.

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 le di matenimiento a mi laptop pero me surgio una duda en el chip de video ¿tiene que llevar pasta termica o alguna almuhadilla termica? me parece que si traia una pero no estoy seguro la pregunta es la puedo dejar asi sin nada? o debo de ponerle la almuhadilla o pasta termica, la duda es porque este equipo no tiene disipador en el chip de video solo en el procesador.

A:Particiones en lenovo G470

If there is no heatshink on the the video chip you would not apply thermal paste to it, because the thermal paste's only purpose is to more efficiently transfer heat to the heatshink.  

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Bluetooth not working after installing Windows 10 on G470
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A:G470 - Bluetooth not working after installing Windows 10 on G470

Hi ashu2000 , 
Welcome to the Community Forums.
Checking on the Lenovo supported systems list for Windows 10 Upgrade ,  "not listed, it hasn?t been tested for Windows 10 upgrade and is not supported. " for the G570 .
Same reasons why on the support site , drivers for windows 10 is not available. 
There are claims that it works ok but some have reported devices and apps not working after the upgrade. 
You may check related threads here . 
Would there be any yellow or black down arrow marks on the device manager . 
If that is the case , then you may want to try checking the hardware ID to download specific driver directly from the manufacturer if the Windows 8.1 version driver would not help.
Example for Broadcom Bluetooth 4.0 Driver or use windows updates to install appropriate drivers
On device manager , you may also use built in drivers in Windows 10  doing upgrade drivers and, browse on this pc , let me pick option, and choose recommended ones on the list .  
Hope this helps. 

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I encountered the BSOD with the problem about atikmpag.sys It seems like I made a wrong choice about deleting it, (solution from internet searching)  and now the Display Adapters doesn't work anymore as you can see in the pictures  after deleting the atikmpag.sys during safe mode, It somehow resolved the problem about the BSOD and my laptop are finally starting properly now the problem is about the resolution, it's not the same anymore, it's too low and somehow the screen is blurry, as you can see at the Graphics section, the maximum resolution I can only choose is 1024 x 768, which is supposed to be 1366 x 768 (HD) if i'm not mistaken,   I need your help on how to fix this I hope i can turn it back to normal., I don't have a CD installer (if it is supposed to have one) to re-install it, and about downloading from other sites I'm a little bit concerned about that so I haven't tried it yet.. and it seems like Lenovo has its own installer... Pls help ASAP


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A:Lenovo G470 atikmpag.sys problem

hi jm9327,
Welcome to the Lenovo Forums.
The G470 with a dual GPU (Intel+AMD), uses a muxless driver (this is a custom driver that switches the discrete AMD Graphics to the Intel Graphics to save power). If you have installed a different driver, this may cause system instability (including BSOD).
If you're running on Windows 7, try the following::
1. Follow this guide on how to disable automatic driver installation.
2. Install these drivers in order (reboot if necessary)
   (1st)  - Intel Onboard Graphics Driver for Windows 7 (64-bit)
   (2nd)  - AMD Video Driver for Windows 7 (32-bit, 64-bit)
When finished, check if the yellow exclamation marks are gone under Device Manager > Display Adapters and observe the screen resolution adjustment and BSOD occurrence.
Let me know how it goes.

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Hello, I have a Lenovo g470, and I was wondering if it would be possible to get an Ivy Bridge processor. The manual says the following ones are compatible: Intel I7-2620M 2.7G 4M 2c J1 PGA processor CPU.Intel I5-2540M 2.6G 3M 2c J1 PGA processor CPU.Intel I5-2520M 2.5G 3M 2c J1 PGA processor CPU.Intel I5-2410M 2.3G 3M 2c J1 PGA processor CPU.Intel I3-2310M 2.1G 3M 2c J1 PGA processor CPU. But as it Ivy Bridge are backwards compatible with SB, I wonder if I could get a 3ª processor and put in this mobo. If not, does it worth to change from i3 2310m to anyone of these above?? i5 2540m has 200mhz higher clock on gpu and i7 has more l3 cache(4MB), or should I just leave like this?? I appreciate any help. Thank you.  (Sorry for my bad english)

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(I am only writing this because my parents refuse to listen to me and they want "Lenovo" to help me with this problem.)So I own a Lenovo G470 (Ideapad) that I bought in 2011. About 7 months ago, the laptop's hinges started to become lose and then since 4-5 months, bits and pieces of the laptop case keep falling apart/breaking around the hinges. It was a bit bothersome but nothing too serious.However, last week the laptop's screen became tilted (??) like one hinge/side is up and the other is down. It's almost diagonal. And the wire connecting to the laptop screen is exposed (i dont know how) maybe because the hinge's piece broke so the wire is exposed and it's almost on the verge of breaking too. (Ill be attaching the pics of the laptop below.)My warranty expired ages ago. But I dont mind paying for the repair. Is there a way if I contact a real Lenovo store nearby and ask them to "repair" my broken laptop. My parents would rather spend 80-140 dollars repairing this than buy me a new 700/800 dollar laptop.Honestly, if some of you wanna tell me that this laptop is beyond repair, believe me I know! My parents refuse to listen to me -_- So this is just to prove them Im right. FRONT:- https://imgur.com/4viSonH- https://imgur.com/D1pX3I0LEFT SIDE:- https://imgur.com/IKEdGI4- https://imgur.com/L6HmMPw- https://imgur.com/7qk0CMm- https://imgur.com/j5usW0nRIGHT SIDE:- https://imgur.com/wjONWoE- https://imgur.com/peerlHE- https://imgur.com/JU81ZrI- https://imgur.com/gvsWs5S- https... Read more

A:My laptop's falling apart.. Lenovo G470

If you think you have a flat tire do you keep on going until the tire disintegrates and you destroy the rim? That's what you did to your own laptop.You should've taken action as soon as you noticed something is happening with the hinge.There's not much you can do right now to fix it. Only thing I'd advise is to find a broken one online with the body intact (at least when it comes to the bottom part and hinges). e.g. with a smashed screen and make a transplant. Have it done by a professional if you can't do it on your own.

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Hello! Recently I upgraded my G470 notebook into win7, and my wifi is not working, the button is turned on and I installed the driver in the lenovo support center, I also installed the Energy Magagement program and etc, but when I press Fn + F5, the only thing that appear is the Bluetooth connection, which is turned on, but my wifi does not show there, and also, it does not show in the Device Manager... What can I do?It is enable on the BIOS as well.

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hey, i have an Lenovo g470 laptop with windows 7 Home Basic, Service pack 1, 64 bits and the webcam wont work. when i start up cyberlink youcam, it says: "Warning, No webcam detected. Try plugging in a webcam into your computer now. If you are using an integrated camera, make sure that it is turned on". It worked when i first got my computer for a few months, then it stopped. I havent used it for a few months because of this problem. Please help me! Any help is appreciated, thanks!

A:Lenovo g470 integrated camera not working

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Here i comes again for another problem and need another solutions.

Why everytimes i plug-in the AC it only charge 50% batteries..That the max..

so is it normal? or any problem to my lenovo? before this it charge 100% but after i install new windows 7 ultimate it only charge 50%...please help~

sorry for my bad english~ ASIAN PEOPLE BAD AT ENGLISH

A:Batteries Charge only 50% for Lenovo G470, is it normal??

Which version of Windows you have shouldn't affect how your battery is charged up so it's probably just coincidence.

You may be needing a new battery. Do you have anyone nearby who can check the battery for you?

Your English is better than my non-existent Malaysian!

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hey, i have an Lenovo g470 laptop with windows 7 Home Basic, Service pack 1, 64 bits and the webcam wont work. when i start up cyberlink youcam, it says: "Warning, No webcam detected. Try plugging in a webcam into your computer now. If you are using an integrated camera, make sure that it is turned on". It worked when i first got my computer for a few months, then it stopped. I havent used it for a few months because of this problem. Please help me! Any help is appreciated, thanks!

A:Lenovo g470 integrated camera not working

welcome to TSG.

Please do not create duplicate posts for the same issue. Closing thread, please respond at the one in hardware.




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I recently acquired this laptop, and upon start up a notification popped up stating: Recovery Your PC/Device needs to be repaired.The application or operating system couldn't be loaded because a required file is missing or contains errors.File:\Widows\system 32\winload exe.Error code: 0xc0000225So, that is basically it. I would liketo know what that code signifys, and what I can do to rectify the problem.                                                                                                                                                 Thank you, CJ01

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hey, i have an Lenovo g470 laptop with windows 7 Home Basic, Service pack 1, 64 bits and the webcam wont work. when i start up cyberlink youcam, it says: "Warning, No webcam detected. Try plugging in a webcam into your computer now. If you are using an integrated camera, make sure that it is turned on". It worked when i first got my computer for a few months, then it stopped. I havent used it for a few months because of this problem. Please help me! Any help is appreciated, thanks!

A:Lenovo g470 integrated camera not working

welcome to TSG.

Please do not create duplicate posts for the same issue. Closing thread, please respond at the one in hardware.




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Hello guys, I try to be detailed as possible in this problem. While watching a H264 MKV AAC video using mpv using this parameters:mpv --vo=opengl-hq:lscale=lanczos3:cscale=lanczos3:dither-depth=auto my computer suddenly blue screen with this dump. [download here : http://1drv.ms/1ujkdR4], summary detail of BSOD(Nirsoft BlueScreenView): -- SOF OF BSOD --A problem has been detected and Windows has been shut down to prevent damageto your computer. The problem seems to be caused by the following file: atikmpag.sysSYSTEM_THREAD_EXCEPTION_NOT_HANDLED If this is the first time you've seen this stop error screen,restart your computer. If this screen appears again, followthese steps: Check to make sure any new hardware or software is properly installed.If this is a new installation, ask your hardware or software manufacturerfor any Windows updates you might need.If problems continue, disable or remove any newly installed hardwareor software. Disable BIOS memory options such as caching or shadowing.If you need to use safe mode to remove or disable components, restartyour computer, press F8 to select Advanced Startup Options, and thenselect Safe Mode. Technical Information:*** STOP: 0x1000007e (0xffffffffc0000005, 0x000000000000ff00, 0xfffff880031af8d8, 0xfffff880031af130)*** atikmpag.sys - Address 0xfffff88004011b1a base at 0xfffff88004000000 DateStamp 0x4ff4eb9e--EOF OF BSOD -- After my unit restarts, the drivers is gone and display "Standa... Read more

A:[Help] Lenovo G470 video card problem.

Adding property (based on details):Hardware Ids:PCI\VEN_1002&DEV_0000&SUBSYS_397517AA&REV_00PCI\VEN_1002&DEV_0000&SUBSYS_397517AAPCI\VEN_1002&DEV_0000&CC_030000PCI\VEN_1002&DEV_0000&CC_0300Driver node strong name:display.inftd.Mfg.NTamd64:vga:6.1.7600.16385ci\cc_0300

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There's always a pop-up message that my Lenovo D: drive is almost out of space, I clicked it, cleared recycle bin, but nothing happened still, I manually checked on the drive but I'm afraid to delete these folders such as applications, drivers, etc.. please help me to resolve this... I would really appreciate your response..

A:How to free space on my Lenovo G470 drive D:

What is on the "Lenovo D: drive"?

Please attach a screen shot of the Disk Management window, as that sometimes helps us understand your issue. If you need help with that see TSG Posting a Screenshot. FWIW to take screen shots with Windows 7 or Vista I prefer to use the built-in Snipping Tool.

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As the Title says.... I have a 5 year old Laptop Lenovo G470 with a switchable graphicsIntel HD Graphics Family 3000 (which win 10 reads it)AMD Radeon HD 6300M series (which win 10 reads it) or "6730M" The Problem is everytime i try to install the AMD its causes BSOD when playing games and stop responding error when trying to watch videos....it works fine alone with just Intel HD Graphics Family...I tried:Installing 1st Intel before AMD in a fresh format (Which i read about the issue about AMD)....= Still having BSODInstalled latest drivers for AMD... = Still having BSODDid try to find to downgrade BIOS if thats the case = Failed didnt find lower BIOSdid the atikmpag.sys thingy... = caused me more trouble since it does not go to start windows so what im having now is just my Intel HD working... can someone help me with this issue... im not really that techy guy but i do know how to follow instructions

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Hi I was watching a movie and laptop went shutdown. I connected charger and battery was showing 76%. I removed charger and it immediately went off again. Now it starts only if connected to charger and goes off as soon as charger is removed. Any suggestions please

A:Lenovo G470 battery connection lost

Hi Mkmm9,
Welcome to Lenovo Community!
As per the query we understood that you are facing an issue with the battery charging.
Please disconnect all the external devices connected to the system. Also remove battery and adapter as well.
Now press and hold the power button for 30 seconds and turn on the machine and check for the issue.
 Remove the battery from your laptop and check the battery connection "pins" in the laptop. The pins are the vertical slots in the center of the battery tray. See if perhaps one or more may have been bent enough to not make contact with the battery pins. Also check to see if lint, dirt or some other foreign matter has gotten between the pins on either the battery or the laptop. Have you tried the battery from the other laptop? If a different battery doesn't work, your problem is with the laptop pins. One or more may have broken or become disconnected. Try all possible combinations to narrow down the trouble spot.
Hope this helps! Do post us back for further queries.
Best regards,

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i has been bougth lenovo g470 friend's. with specs core i3.does the g470 I bought do not have dual graphics with AMD radeon?,because every i install amd driver, always failed.i check specs on google all article says it have a dual graphics.

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After spending an inordinate amount of time searching the internet about my problem, and then contacting Lenovo (who told me it was hardware and I needed to return all of the laptops I bought), I managed to magically find the solution to my problem.  Since it wasn't documented elsewhere on the internet, I thought I'd create a post for it here. The problem I was having was that my Lenovo G470 laptop did not display Press F2 to Enter Setup during the boot process, and because of this, no amount of hammering the F2 button would allow access to the BIOS.  I attempted all of the standard fixes, pulled the battery, held power down for 30 seconds, removed the HDD -- nothing would cause this to appear.  Since it was happening on all 3 of the G470s we just purchased, I didn't believe it was hardware.  I reached out to Lenovo Premium Support, and after about 3 minutes of discussion, "Paul" informed me that all three machines were defective and would have to be sent back in for repair, and it would take 4-6 weeks for repair and diagnosis.   As I had been noodling around with the machines for a few days, ONE of the three ended up showing the bios options during the boot process.  At that point, I had been hitting just about every single key on the keyboard during the boot process, so I couldn't identify what it was that I did that caused the options to appear.  A little more troubleshooting and I figured it out: Lenovo G470 machines equip... Read more

A:SOLUTION: Press [F2] to Enter Setup does NOT Appear - Lenovo G470

Now that's a slick solution.

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Please need help,

I can't found newest driver video card Lenovo G470 for Windows 7 Profesional 32bit

A:How to get driver Video Card Lenovo G470 with support Direct3D ?

You should be able to get updates from Lenovo support (Link below). In the Category drop-down select Video. In the Operating System drop-down select Windows 7. Choose the correct driver download for your video hardware.

Drivers and software - Lenovo G470 Notebook

Also, there's numerous other updates for your PC. You should browse the list.

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Hi there,              I am planning to upgrade my lenovo G470 series laptop.I am planning for 8gb or 16gb ram and harddisk 1Tb or 2Tb.Upto how much ram my laptop supports.?Should i buy two 4Gb ram or jus needed only one 4Gb ram(Not sure how many ram chip is inside 2 x 2gb or 1 x 4Gb)? Can i implement a SSD hard disk instead normal hard drive?.Will this upgrade will be supported by my laptop.Will it be worth it after all these years(6-7yrs)?How much will it cost in India for the above upgrade? thank you,Hari Sankar

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Dear all,

im having this problem since past 2 weeks,
when i on my PC, sometimes it works fine...but sometimes it will just hang like tat....

when i surfing the web, the mouse cursor will hang n not allow me to move, then my hdd LED just on and won't blinking, few secons later, the machine was hang...and it just allow me to press the reset button. then i hv to go in to safemode and restart again only can back to windows.....

can anyone please help me???

thx in advanced!!!

A:PC keep hanging without any reason...

THere are many, many things that can cause these symptoms. If you want to try to fix this, you may need to invest a significant amount of time chasing "dead ends".

First I wanna know about power. List your hardware and your Power Supply's rating. Also memory. How many sticks of what ?

Then Spy/ad/malware & viruses. List all relevant progs you are running to include firewall, if any.

History. Did something happen just before these symptoms. Add or remove hardware, software, system crash due to power outage, virus infection etc...

Do you share files via P2P ?

What O/S are you running, which Service Packs are installed and do you have all current updates ?

Run "chkdsk", you could have some errors on the HD.

If you haven't got them already, you should download and install:

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High Jack This !

Install & run all. Post a HJT log here in your next post. Do not try to "fix" any of your entries. Some may be bad, some may be critical to your machine's operation.

Do as many of these as you can, then post back with results and any questions.

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Hi all. Man I hate these kinds of issues....

I had to replace my hard disc afer it went on my 1 year old pc. I installed vista on the new drive and got it back up and running again. However, I noticed that it is now doing something that it has never done before....
When you wake up the pc from sleep mode, and jump into an app like Firefox, you get the occasional hang. The pc just freezes for about 10 to 20 seconds, and then continues as if nothing has happened. Tonight I was playing a youtube vid on one firefox window, and typing en email on another, and the song stopped.....I looked and I was no longer typing anything on screen.......20 seconds later, song continues, and I am typing again.....What gives..?
There seems to be no record of the hand, except a spike in the cpu usage history, but then you get that every time you bring that up and watch it....

I am at a loss on this one.

A:Why is my system hanging for no reason...

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Hey, I'm not sure if I'm posting in the right section 'cause I'm not sure whether or not this is a security issue...overnight, it seems like my computer has gotten....slow. It starts up slow, much slower (all the startup items are the as they were before.) and there is a new step added to startup; on a completely black screen, at the bottom, there's a grayish white bar, that kind of fills up, and then it progresses the normal way, but much slower. The bar at the bottom (it kind of looks like the bar the fills up during safe mode startup) Also, starting in safe mode did not help, it's still much slower than normal. It's not constantly slow, I mean as I'm posting this message there's absolutely nothing wrong, but I know if I use it for another half an hour, the computer will hang for a few seconds completely without responding, at least 5 times. I'm sorry if what I've told you does not help with the diagnosis....but I'm totally confused...I deleted all temp files, checked all my processes in the task manager...defragmented.....everything seems normal. I haven't installed any new software either.
Any suggestions? Because, at this point, ANY help would be much appreciated, I'm lost.
Thank you.

My computer's specs are:
Intel Core 2 Duo E7200 2.53 GHz
nVIDIA GeForce 7200 GS
160 GB HDD

A:Very random hanging and slow response, for no apparent reason.

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Hi,I've ordered a ThinkPad X201 Tablet a month ago, fully equipped ($3000) with lot of accessories ($200). I've received the accessories week after week, but no Tablet. I've called today for an update. My order was cancelled, no explanation, no reason, no phone call, no email, even if in my account it's still 'In process'. The rep told me I must redo the transaction to obtain this Tablet. I'll not. If this is the kind of service I'll get from Lenovo, I'm glad it have cost me only $200 to know it. A very disappointed customer 

A:Lenovo cancelled my order for no reason!

Hi clefranc,Please send me a personal message with the following information, I will log a case for you to the team to request them to investigate this issue which you are facing.Name:Email:Mobile:Date of purchase:Invoice #: //JameZ

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So, my son's Lenovo G575 from 2011 had recently had critical parts of it die for no visual reason. Those parts are the Hard drive and the CD drive. The g575 had an AMD Vision processor, and a Western Digital Scorpio Blue Hard drive with 320 gb, which is the hard drive the computer came with. I don't know what model or brand the CD Drive is, and I will explain my situation now. The CD Drive didn't die recently actually. It died like 3 or 4 years ago. When you press the eject button, it makes multiple clicking noises an won't open. My son didn't do anything to damage the drive. The only way to open it is by putting a paper clip in the emergency hole. And when you put a disk in, it tries to read for a second, before making a clicking noise and not reading the disk. Now the Hard drive. It died recently, about a month ago, and it died while sitting in our storage closet. The OS that it came with was Windows 7, which we later upgraded to Windows 10. My son was using it, and ever since he got his Lenovo G50-70, he used that as his main computer, leaving the g575 to sit in the storage closet. When he put it in the closet, everything was working fine. But then he wanted to recover the product key, since he scraped off and ripped the sticker as a little kid. But when he turns it on, he see's "No boot disk detected, check cable connection.". We opened the laptop and saw that the hdd was connected properly to the laptop. Also when the hdd tries to read, it makes a loud clicking noise. I ... Read more

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I have an older x220 thinkpad; when running backup it gave me an error message that there was not enough room (but there was plenty of room on the external drive!).  I made the mistake of deleting the backups from the external drive manually.  Now, it hangs up.  I thought perhaps deleting the backups showing in the system would force it to start over with a brand new backup instead of looking for the old ones; however when I try to delete the backups from the list in lenovo backup, it also hangs up.  I would like to find a way to clear all of the history out of the backup system so that it will start over with a new image (and work, of course).  Any ideas? 

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Sorry, new to the forum and oddly I can't seem to figure out how to create a new thread so I thought I would try here...
I have Thinkpad T430 running Windows 7. Just upgraded to Lenovo Solution Center 3.3.002. When running a hardware scan it held up on the IRQ Test (43% total completion). Any thoughts on how to resolve this?  Thanks.

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I have Ideapad 310 15ISK (non-touch).Sometime, (3 outof 5) system does not start properly. It hangs while using it, sound doesn't come properly.I can't even listen songs properly I'm facing this from the start. I went to lenovo center, they said it's the window problem. It's more then 1 year now but this problem still not solved.

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Hello everyone, I purchased a new Lenovo Ideapad 320 on March 27th, 2018. I have the following configuration on my Lenovo Ideapad 320:-Processor: Core i5 7th GenerationRAM: 4 GBHDD: 2 TBOS: Windows 10 Home Edition I installed VmWare Workstation as I intended to use Fedora 26 virtual machine on it. However, the entire system hangs when I do that.  Any suggestions as to what is lacking/ required on the system to use Fedora 26 in the VmWare without hanging. I don't have any problems when I run Fedora 26 in VmWare on a Dell laptop of my friend. I would really appreciate it if some one could reply ASAP; as I am a freelancer (I have to meet some committed deadlines). Thanks & Regards.  

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I recently bought a Lenovo V310-15IKB about a month ago, shortly after installing Windows 7 or Windows 10 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 feels like it can happen at any time. Can any one help me ?

A:Lenovo V310-15IKB Hanging Issue

Hi Nawaid,1. Does your systems have other symptoms? Such as slowing down, application crashing, etc.?2. You may try to perform a memory scan to see if there is any issue on the RAM.
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I purchased a Lenovo Thinkpad 310-15KB in MArch 2017. It has worked ok since. It is much slower than touted otherwise it works. This morning I started it up as usual and I found the screen is broken. It has been on this table since March with no problems and on shutdown yesterday everything was fine. I contacted NewEgg and they gave me the Lenovo number. First of all, the lenovo people tried to claim my warranty stops this month on the 26th! Then after asking me if I had the receipt in hand (I can get it if I need it) they told me the physical damage was not covered. When I ponted out that nothing odd has happened except normal opening and closing of the lid which means it had a manufacturing defect. The person asked me why I did not contact them in March!? when I explained the defect only showed up this morning they repeated the "it is not covered" script. They went round like this interspersed with questions phishing me for more personal information and recommendations that I send it to their shop. I just hung up on them. Now I have found the link below which shows it is a problem that Lenovo has. I have no idea why it would show up except that opening the cover this morning finally caused the defect to show itself. There has been no rough or harsh treatment of the machine which I am using right now with an add on monitor.Any help people?https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/Lenovo-P-Y-and-Z-series/Ideapad-Z480-Screen-cracked-for-no-reason/td-p/...

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Hello all,

About a week ago my Lenovo v570 began acting up. Long story short, as a last resort (last meaning I was pricing replacement hard drives), I wiped my entire hard drive, hidden partitions and all. I have spent countless hours working to get this thing back in working order and I may, after 30+ hours, be on the right track.

After doing a lot of research and reading a lot of threads, this is where I'm at:

As I mentioned, I completely wiped the hard drive, I created a 100GB partition to install Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit (which is the same OS that was pre-loaded) and have left the other 650GB unallocated for now. I formatted the new partition and began to install Windows, which, after all the trouble I've gone through, even getting to this point was a huge step.

Well, as the title suggests, the install hangs at 0% at step 1 of the installation process. I have tried both DVDs as well as using a flash drive (that is already formatted to NTFS) which I used the Windows 7 Download Tool to create. I have gone to the BIOS and mixed and matched nearly every plausible option, without luck. I disabled USB legacy at times, switched from ACHI to Compatibility, disabled the wireless option via BIOS, unplugged all USB devices (unless using the USB install method) and everything else I could possibly think of.

Even before I was forced to completely wipe the hard drive and was trying to salvage my information, I did an install which made it further along (before ultimately gett... Read more

A:Copying Windows files hanging at 0% on Lenovo v570

Enter BIOS setup to see if there are any listings to indicate you have an EFI mobo. If so, you'll need to follow special steps to reinstall: UEFI (Unified Extensible Firmware Interface) - Install Windows 7 with - Windows 7 Forums

If not we need to first confirm the installer. Where did you get Win7? Is this a known-good DVD which has installed before? If not confirm the installer ISO or download another from the official download link given in these steps to get a perfect Clean Reinstall Windows 7 Factory OEM.

If a confirmed ISO DVD burned with MS tool or ImgBurn at 4x speed fails, next write to flash stick using MS tool or Universal USB Installer with Win7 in dropdown menu. Boot using one-time BIOS Boot menu key under USB, Removable or HD's.

If it fails, unplug the DVD drive as well as all other HD's and peripherals to try again.

Next check the Lenovo Support Downloads webpage for your model for newer BIOS version update. Read the download info or the Read Me file in download to see if it might apply. If not, reset BIOS to defaults: Clear CMOS - 3 Ways to Clear the CMOS - Reset BIOS. While in BIOS setup set SATA controller to AHCI to try install, then IDE mode if it fails.

Next test your RAM and HD from these troubleshooting steps.

Report back results for more steps, including possible installing in another machine to moved HD: SysPrep to move HD to another computer

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My ideapad Y 580 would not unsleep so I turned it off at the power button. When I turned it on again it boots to Lenovo logo then spinning dots then Lenovo logo with text Preparing automatic repair then spinning dots then black screen. It never gets to a Windows screen. I have gone into bios and changed uefi to legacy with no change in boot up. Also tried system recovery in bios which also went to black screen.  How can I get ideapad to boot up windows 10? 

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Hallo. Two months back we have purchased a Lenovo 110 with Windows 10 and configured it. The initial setup and configuration took a long time (3 to 4 hours) and when it was done, we have been experiencing a lot of issues. Basic programs keep getting frozen and take a long time to start. Programs like MS Excel or MS Edge (for browsing) freeze the whole system and we need to press the power button to restart the laptop. System bootup can be really fast or at times get hung up for hours it the message "Windows being configured..."  We have taken it to Saturn, where we bought the laptop, but their customer care says everything is fine and have sent us the laptop back after just having reverted the system to factory settings.  We are highly dissatisfied and inconvenienced with this product, especially after having given away a lot of money for it, when basic lower end laptops work much smoother. Expecting a solution for this problem. Thank you.    

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?hello. i have a problem here with my battery, the battery icon showed that 87% plugged not charging (i always set it in best battery health mode). but after i check it through lenovo energy management and it showed me a battery exhaustion notice. is the battery reset gauge feature can make it back to normal? 

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so earlier today i started to get weird issues with video, the screen froze for a few sec then it blinked, tried to restart the game but started to get a notification about keeping it from getting acces to graphics hardware, restarting didnt help and instead of notifications i started to get BSOD, tried restoring the systm but didnt work, now everytime i boot with "Switchable Graphics" on the boot settings i never get video, after the windows 10 flag animation screens turns grey or black, with the fan turning on and off and the screen blinking (i can notice how it gets totally black and black with a backlight), only way to get access to desktop is turning "UMA Graphics" on startup, also reinstalling drivers didnt help

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Hello everyone. I have a Lenovo G470 laptop, i'm having few problems with wireless connection.Some months ago I was using normally my laptop and then I had a internet problem, so I tried to disable my adapter in network connections and then it has dissapeared from my connections.. Then I tried to look on Device Manager in Network Connections tab, my driver was gone.. I already tried everything.. Actually, I'm using Usb wi-fi for using internet on it and Lan cable. 1. Tried to reinstall my wi-fi driver.2. Tried to enable on bios.3. Installed Fn+f5 thing, ps: It only shows up Bluetooth... Also in Windows Mobility Center has no wi-fi to enable.4. Turned on wireless key in left side of laptop, no results.. 5. And last thing, reinstalled windows like 2-3 times, and still no wi-fi..  I really don't know what is happening with my wi-fi, I'm tired to search in a million sites for fixes and no one worked.. So I'm posting this if someone could help with this problem. PS: Sorry for bad english, my main lang is portuguese  

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Hi!I'm having this problem.. mi G470 is showing video without almost any bright. I thought that the LED display was wrong so I replaced it, but the problem persists. Somewhere I read that there is a fuse on the motherboard that gives power to the display. Is this correct? Does anyone knows anything about this? (Windows starts normally, ?I can even login...)Any clue will help! Thanks!!

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Good evening,

I own an ACER Extensa 5620
2 GB of RAM

OP Is Windows 7 Home Premium
x64 bit
the original installed OS on the system was Vista
full retail version?

I purchased this laptop from EBAY. It was cheap and I am starting to figure out why. It was working fine for a while, minus the CD Rom not working. All of a sudden a BSOD keeps on interupting me when I am working on line, or on word, when ever it feels like. I brought the laptop to a PC repair place and they installed a new version of windows 7 on my laptop. They said that should fix the problem with the screen. However this did not work. He did say to bring it back and he would look at it again, I am trying to fix the problem myself because I can not leave my laptop for more than a few days unless it is necessary. Attached is the reports that Sevenforum asked my to do. Please help with this problem.

A:BSOD for no Reason. Blue Screen Viewer says ntoskrln.exe is reason

*Your crash was related to NETwLv64.sys Wireless WiFi Link Driver from Intel Corporation.
Yours is dated March 2009.
Re install the Network Driver

* Noticed too you are using driver verifier enabled.
It may be contributing to your issue.
Please use the below link to disable it.

Driver Verifier - Enable and Disable

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Greeting i updated the BIOS to lastest version, and the keyboard start to beep, the operative systems dont work fine, some keyboards have malfunction with the shift key, my keyboard is in spanish, with the english version of the keyborad the problem is solved. The motherboard in the notebook is ok, no conectors damage. PD: excuse my english i'm spansih native speakers

A:keyboard fail in g470 after BIOS update

Rickynet wrote:
Greeting i updated the BIOS to lastest version, and the keyboard start to beep, the operative systems dont work fine, some keyboards have malfunction with the shift key, my keyboard is in spanish, with the english version of the keyborad the problem is solved. The motherboard in the notebook is ok, no conectors damage.
PD: excuse my english i'm spansih native speakers

From what I understand  your notebook works fine when using English keyboard layout, but does not work as expected if you change to Spanish keyboard layout.
Check your BIOS for a language or region setting and adjust as needed.  Also - look in control panel for keyboard settings and install additional keboard layout for Spanish.
Good luck.

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