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Lenovo Legion Y520 - 1st boot = freeze but 2nd boot = successful

Q: Lenovo Legion Y520 - 1st boot = freeze but 2nd boot = successful

Hey,I really need some help with the following issue: Details:HW: Y520 with 16GB RAM, GTX 1060, SSD (GPT) + HDD (MBR)SW: Win10 pro - including latest updates. On GPT based SSD and in UEFI mode.BIOS: latest one is loaded Problem:In short; The FIRST boot each day is unsuccessful, but the SECOND right after the failed attempt is always successful. More details:This also happens, if I switch the notebook on after not using it for a few hours, like 3h<So during the first attempt the notebook is just freezing and and I have to press and hold power button. The last thing I can see is the lenovo logo and the stopped spinning circle animation. Notebook doesnt react to ctrl+alt+del.The strange thing is that right after these 1st attempts the 2nd boot attempts are always successful, windows10 loads in and no problem after that. What I already checked:-Windows event viewer: There are no records from the failed boot, I guess because windows is not even loaded.-Drivers: All drivers are installed-BIOS: I didnt see any related setting. The OS was installed in UEFI mode and bios is set this way (UEFI)-I run all the quick and deep hw diagnostics test on lenovo support page - No issues.-Win10 reinstall: Even after a clean install the freezes are still happening. Installed win10 twice but no change, still freezing.What causes the freezes!?If needed I can make a video as well.Thanks in advance!

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Preferred Solution: Lenovo Legion Y520 - 1st boot = freeze but 2nd boot = successful

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Hi, i would like to ask for your help. Symptoms started about 2weeks ago:1. Even though i clicked on "shut down" it went to sleep mode.2. 1 week ago all of a sudden i couldn't turn the laptop on, as my friend recommended i cleaned cooler and it worked.3. After few days the same situation happened, can't turn the laptop on, i tried every solutions..  If i plug the charger the led lights. Tried NOVO button, won't work anything.. 

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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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Hello, I own a Lenovo Legion Y520 (the one with 2tb HDD) and I would like to add an SSD to it as well. From what I've read, if I want to keep my HDD and add an SSD, I will need an M.2 type SSD. Also, I have found an SSD that I think would be compatible with my Y520, but I wanted to ask here before buying it. The SSD I'm talking about it the SSD WD Black 256GB PCI Express 3.0 x4 M.2 2280. I will also attach a picture of it, so if anyone could tell me if it's compatible, I'll be very thankful.This is the one 

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Hi.My Lenovo have a 1tb hdd.I want to know if I can buy a ssd and the both disks.And if so what sdd can I buy MTM:80wk00mmpg

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I currently own a Y520 for a year and a month now. An issue that recently rose from my laptop is that at rare occasions, although the F2 key is still working by itself (keyboard testing sites prove it), Fn+F2, which is supposed to lower the volume, won't work. Fn+other Fx keys still work though, excpet for F2. Restarting the laptop multiple times does not solve the problem. This happened once before and it just resolved itself, but now it's taking quite a while. The odd thing is that when I hold Fn+F2, and then let go of Fn while still pressing on F2, it actually does what Fn+F2 is supposed to do, and when I press Fn again, it stops working again, and letting go of Fn makes it work again. I am really confused, is this a software or a hardware issue? Are there any temporary or long term fixes?

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hi there, i have recently purchecd a new laptop from y520 suries with gtx 1050 gb.as i far as i knew when i bought this pc it met all the requerments i need in order to start VR expiriance by oculus rift.the problem started when i plugged the headset. after spending few days trying to configure why cant it recognize the headset it seems the hdmi port canot use the gpu system(gtx card) and it can only use the inner one that is built in and i cant use the headset this way.i need your help in order to configure it to work with the gtx card. please help my case its serius matter, this is why i bought this laptopt in the first place.

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Hi. I have 1050 version of Legion Y520. It is 15IKBN. What can i upgrade? If i can upgrade something where? If i can upgrade something can you give me links of items? Thank you.

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Everytime i charge my device to 100%The battery FULL CHARGE capacity seems to degrade a littleBtw, my laptop is only couple months oldThe battery report : https://drive.google.com/open?id=1XB2Xoj88xx1fXaV_vKE4J45g3Q0YUz8_

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Dear Lenovo community,I am considering an ssd upgrade. I know that my laptop (Lenovo Legion Y520-15IKBN) supports m.2 NVMe gen 3.0 x4, but is it compatible with gen 3.0 x2? I found some good deals, they are actually about half the price of an x4 ssd ...Also, what length does it support? I found a link for the ssd that comes in it (in higher configurations), so is that the maximum length?Thanks in advance for your reply.

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Hello all. I am about to buy the Legion Y520-15IKBN. It's the i7-7700HQ, GTX 1060  version. I have 2 questions though before I buy it.  1. I have a Seagate Barracuda 5TB 2,5" HDD, a Samsung 960 Evo NVMe 500GB and a HyperX Impact 16GB DDR4-2400 laptop RAM. Can I install them on this model or if I open it it will void the warranty?  2. The laptop comes with no OS. I have Windows 10 on my desktop PC. Since Windows are connected to the Outlook account (I think), will I be able to install and activate them on the laptop or I have to buy new? Thank you very much for any answers

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HelloI need to buy a new laptop and I found this one which people say it's suitable for games (and within my budget). Do you guys think it meets all the requirements for playing games, new games especially like assassin's creed odyssey? I'm no real expert when it comes to these kind of things . Will this configuration last long or it's going be old in a couple of years (in terms of gaming requirements I mean). And last but not least... is actually 16 the maximum ram supported?ThanksLENOVO Legion Y520-15IKBMProcessor: Intel Core i7Processor identification: - 7700HQ, Quad Core- GPU: Intel HD Graphics 630- Processor architecture: Kaby LakeClock speed (GHz): 2.8Max Turbo Frequency (GHz): 3.8Third level cache (MB): 6Chipset brand: IntelRam MemoryRAM: 16 GBType of RAM: DDR4Maximum Ram Supported: 16 GBTotal RAM slot number: 2Hard DiskHDD: 1000 GBHard Disk Type: HDDSSD: 128 GBGraphic cardGraphics: nVidia graphicsGraphic model: - GeForce GTX-1060Memory Graphics Card (MB): 6000Other features of the graphics card: - Dedicated- GDDR5Operating systemOperating system: Windows 10 Home (64bit)DisplayDisplay size: Display 15.6 ''Display ('): 15Convertible: NoHD: Full HDDisplay resolution: 1920x1080 pixelsScreen format: 16: 93D: NoAnti-reflective display: YesIPS display: YesOptical UnitOptical drive: NoAudio cardSound card: Audio by HarmanSpeakers: 2 x 2.0 WConnectivityEthernet: YesEthernet type: 10/100/1000Wi-Fi: YesBluetooth: 4.1InterfacesUSB 2.0: 1USB 3.0: 2Number of usb type 'C' ports... Read more

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                    Hello , i am having a rather curious problem with my laptop if anyone has noticed the same and/or found a solution will be appreciated.Every time i unplug and close the laptop, it loo oot sequence between the 2 ssd's i have installed. I have an nvme SSD 1tb as my boot drive and a Sata SSD as a 2nd and every time its closed and opens unplugged it moves the 2nd ssd as first boot priority. So every time i just restart and choose to boot from my nvme. Any comments/solutions?

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Hello, i have a Lenovo legion Y520IKBA notebook for 10 months, which runs integrated Intel HD630 Graphics and then AMD Radeon RX560 Graphic card.I had no problem for playing games on high settings with solid fps, usually i am playing World of Tanks on 70-90 fps, but today in the middle of battle, the screen freezed for 1sec, then it went quality down and fps dropped to 7-14, i guess that somehow notebook switched to use HD630 Graphics instead of RX560. I am running 19.5.2 Adrenalin 2019 drivers. It offers me upgrade from 19.5.2 to 19.9.1 but when i did it in past, the same thing happened so i am running older drivers because of that. GPU tempeature is about 38-43C. Here is what i tried and nothing worked:- hard restart of notebook- using CCleaner and DDU for cleaning drivers and reinstalling- in device manager i uinstalled and installed new drivers- checking in BIOS if dedicated gpu is enabled Nothing of this worked, anybody else had this problem and solved it? I checked older topics, but none of it worked for me. I will be glad for any idead, thanks a lot. 

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Hi, I've recently bought this laptop and I'm already getting an error message upon booting up.This one: I have ran sfc /scannow in cmd: However, the error upon booting up still persists. What should I do next?  

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running XP on relatively new HP laptop, which froze today while multi-tasking per usual. Screen froze, cursor rolled with hourglass, continued, futile clicking resulted in emitting of low beeping from computer, pretty sure not speakers. Had to pull out battery to reboot, which it did, successfully getting me to desktop. As soon as start-up launched AIM, freeze screen again. Clicking in attempt to close AIM results now in continuous tone emitting. Pull out battery to restart in safe mode, works fine. Run Malwarbytes, AVG scan, chkdsk, all found no problems. No idea where to go from here, but to you....

A:Screen freeze w/continuous alert tone immediately after successful boot up

While in safe mode...Go Start>Run (Start Search in Vista), type in:msconfigClick OK (hit Enter in Vista).Click on Startup tab.Click Disable allIMPORTANT! In case of laptop, make sure, you do NOT disable any keyboard, or touchpad entries.Click Services tab.Put checkmark in Hide all Microsoft servicesClick Disable all.Click OK.Restart computer in Normal Mode.NOTE. If you use different firewall, than Windows firewall, turn Windows firewall on, just for this test, since your regular firewall won't be running.If you use Windows firewall, you're fine.Same problem?

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hi there , i am facing a real big issue with my lenovo y520 since i boot up the ubuntu distro i am having slow performance and 
also the SSD driver is not working ,, does my laptop is uncompatible with linux or what ?
 
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My lenovo legion Y520 touchpad isn't responding at all, it is working fine for the first 1-2 hours when i use it, then suddenly it stops working for no reason at all, it got fixed everytime i restart the laptop, but it's too troublesome when im doing some work, here's some weird thing :1. When i go to the setting, the touchpad didn't have any option available but the touchpad sensivity,2. On the device manager the ELAN pointing device is up and running3. On the mouse properties it also says that the smartpad is enabled, but it didn't respond, not even the left-click and the right-click4. Everything else is working normally, Fn+F6 shows that the touchpad is on or off but the touchpad isnt responding when it was turned onI tried googling but couldn't found any similar problems to mine, i hope some experts could help up, thanks in advance! Edit : Im currently using windows 10

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Where can I find information on the keyboard layout, specifically about the "highlighted" keys (w,a,s,d, and \ with red bar, 7 w circled Y)? I'm assuming they have special functions. I couldn't find anything in the manual or searching online. Thanks

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hi there , i am facing a real big issue with my lenovo y520 since i boot up the ubuntu distro i am having slow performance and 
also the SSD driver is not working ,, does my laptop is uncompatible with linux or what ?
 
MOD: Added issue details to title

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Hi all, sadly my legion has stopped working. When it happened : short story is, when I was gaming. My headphones died, wireless through usb.  And in that same moment when they died. My laptop shut off without warning.  Also had mouse and charger plugged in.  Now, when I hit power button the power light on the side turns on. But   no power to the   screen    or     fans.  (Edit: Forgot to mention my keyboard does not light up either. ) When i plug charger in the charging light works also.  I don?t really know too much about this Subject sorry.  My warranty expired back in May this year. So I wanted to see if anybody had similar problems, or even had a solution to this.  Anythign helps. Thanks for taking the time to read and help. 

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