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PROBLEM: BIOS UPDATE FOR LENOVO Y700-17ISK Laptop

Q: PROBLEM: BIOS UPDATE FOR LENOVO Y700-17ISK Laptop

Dear Lenovo Staff,I'm experiencing multiple issues running Ubuntu on Lenovo Y700-17ISK laptop:https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/Linux-Discussion/Problems-running-Ubuntu-on-Lenovo-Y700-17ISK/td-p/3278... At the end, I installed Windows 10 alongside with Ubuntu 16.04 only because of BIOS updating.During the last month or two, it was impossible to find any BIOS file on 'Y700-17ISK Laptop - Lenovo Support' web page.Today I finally found a new BIOS update file: Released 7/18/2016, Version CDCN35WW. But when - hoping to solve problems running Ubuntu on Lenovo Y700 - I attempted to install this latest BIOS update file through Windows 10, I got the following error message: "the version of ROM file is the same as that of BIOS". And then I found this forum post (05-18-2016):"Please be advised that Lenovo is in the process of removing the BIOS CDCN35WW for ideapad Y700-15ISK, Y700 Touch-15ISK, and Y700-17ISK laptops in response to customer reports that the software does not execute as expected. Once the issue has been corrected, CDCN35WW or a newer version of the BIOS will be made available". Once the issue has been corrected, CDCN35WW version of the BIOS will be made available again????????So I downgraded my BIOS CDCN35WW to BIOS CDCN30WW, and after that I installed again BIOS CDCN35WW - everything went well, but now my BIOS shows it is CDCN30WW version??? I would be very grateful for any help, thanks in advance.

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80Q00047PB ideapad y700 17ISK Hello all, first sry 4 my dracula ENGLISH :-) I wanted to update the bios in my laptop today, and go to lenovo and download the last bios version: CDCN54WW and now have BIG problem. I had a password on the disk and now the password does not work. When I pull out the disk I can go to the bios. When I connect the drive again, he asks me for the password when I enter it, I get the answer that the password is incorrect. I am asking for help if anyone has any ideas plz help me ps. I dont forgotten the password, enter the correct password but it does not work

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Hello,I want to increase bass, but I don't know, how can I do it. Should I setup EQ in Dolby Audio? Where can I update Dolby Audio?Thanks in advice

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Laptop details:LENOVO Y700 Touch-15ISK Laptop (ideapad) 80NW000PUSOS: Windows 10 PRO 64 bitCurrent BIOS version: CDCN34WW Hi there (to Lenovo Support or anyone involved)I've encountered a problem with updating BIOS version CDCN35WW ?dated from 13?.?05?.?2016.My laptop is Y700 Touch-15ISK Laptop (ideapad) - Machine Type 80NW000PUSI followed instructions of installer, it did turned off my system 5 times as mentioned, and at the final, installer said that update was successful, but in real, there was an error flashing BIOS after a second reboot. Flashing bios rom just appeared on the screen mentioned flashing BIOS, but the system rebooted at once without waiting, so after this shutdown, laptop turned on and showed BIOS Error Message ("Invalid firmware image". Press any key to undo changes). After this it reboots system two more times , says that BIOS and AC succssfully updated, but when I check my BIOS, it has the same old version CDCN34WW. Before updating BIOS:1) I loaded optimezed BIOS defaults  - BIOS Update Failed with the same error "Invalid firmware image".2) Optimized defaults + I also tried to unplug all external devices, except AC cable -  BIOS Update Failed with the same error "Invalid firmware image".3) Optimized defaults + No external hardware (only AC) + downloaded BIOS update from Official Lenovo website to another PC and started from mine - BIOS Update Failed with the same error "Invalid fi... Read more

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Hello,I had Lenovo Y700-17ISK it's come with 16Gb DDR4 Ram and 128Gb LITEON CV1-8B128but i want to upgard ram to 32GB , and SSD to 256 or 512 plz suggest to me Which SSD will work with me without any issue and same windows image and also good ram   what about this version NVMEhttps://www.amazon.com/Samsung-PM961-256GB-Solid-MZVLW256HEHP-00000/dp/B01M13Y2T7/ref=sr_1_11?s=pc&i...  Br, 

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When running normal programs and scrolling through facebook or anything, doesn't really matter, the computer freezes. Mouse will contiune to move all over but no reactions to clicking on anything.  I have all the latest updates and BIOS. Windows 10 64. It has been doing it for awhile, but was hoping to see some updates for it since this PC is only 6 months old. I have only seen one forum item on this issue and basically it said to Start the recovery process again. I have already had to do this once for other reasons that fixed a problem. SHould not have to do that for each thing that goes wrong.The only way to fix the issue is to turn PC off and reboot using the off /on button.. It always comes back but at some point it will freeze again.Any help would be appreciatiated. Thanks

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Hi! As one of those who had thought to upgrade my Lenovo y700 I've bought only 256gb SSD version. I've found a lot helpful information on this forum about installing HDD, all those connectors etc. But the open question for me is: HDD should be slim (7mm) or 9mm gonna work too? I have 9mm right now and if it's good I don't need to buy a new one. And is there chance to install another SDD as well? Should it be 7mm as well? And if so do I need to buy something different from those: Cable: 5C10K25544,   Tray:    5B40K25518 for the SSD? Thank you

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Firstly, sorry for my English (I'm from Belarus) I have this laptop about 1 year. Every month i must change thermal paste. As soon as I applied the thermal paste, the temperature of the CPU and the GPU are good. Reach 75 degrees, but no more. Month later, i have 85-90 degrees at the CPU and 75-80 at the GPU. After a while, the CPU temperature reaches 99 and starts throttling. If I replace it again, good temperature come back. This happens in almost all games (Overwatch, Battlefield 4, GTA 5, CS GO (but this command helps me fps_max 120) at low-medium settings) Why? Manufacturer of thermal grease assures that it can not be changed for 5 years. Lenovo Y700-17ISK (i7 with gtx960m)BIOS v35Thermal grease - Arctic Cooling MX4No cooling pad, always on the desk

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I bought a Lenovo Y700-17ISK laptop. It is an outlet one. Already sold once and returnedy by someone. Unfortulately laptop crashes randomly several times a day and gives osme artifacts. Memory test stops at 21%. I'lI would like to check if it is really one of RAM (there is 2x8GB). I unscrewed housing and found there... GOODRAM memory. Is it possible that Lenovo gives that RAM? Or someone before me just bought this laptop to replace his damaged RAM with good ones and returned laptop?

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To get straight to the point, I have a Lenovo Y700-17ISK and it has a black screen when attempting to turn it on. The power button is lit, and the keyboard flashes once (keyboard turns off after flash) when initially pressing the power button. The only indication of it being on is the power button being lit. Hard Drive is not running, fans spins briefly (5-10 seconds), and the power button stays on. Is this motherboard failure? Thank in advance.

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Hello guys. I have Lenovo Ideapad Y700-17isk and when i buy it i have lags: Screen flicking. after two months of agony I solved the problem in the following way: 1. Im download Intel HD Graphics BETA driver on Intel site.2. Unistall current version, reboot laptop.3. Turn my internet connection off.4. Install BETA version of Intel hd graphics driver.5. Now screen flicking is gone. I dont have any lenovo software on laptop when do this actions. in windows has disabled the automatic loading of drivers and software for the devices. Windows 10 have been downloaded and installed again. That is, at the time of the fix I was not factory Windows, preloaded with drivers and software from Lenovo. Do not install software from Lenovo as this too can cause flickering in the model. You can put only the necessary drivers for the chipset, Nvidia graphics card, touchpad, camera and also to update the BIOS, worse than this model of laptop data items do not. The fact that the problem is related to the function of power-saving integrated graphics card (1 watt savings lol). This function was why removed it out of the panel Intel HD GRAPHICS, but some utilities, Lenovo is present and it can cause flickering. peace <3 

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Hi Forums, I already saw that I am not the only one who has a problem with the keyboard on a Lenovo laptop.My keyboard randomly stops working when I am in a game like League of Legends (i guess it happens only in games because I use the keyboard intensely then). I just want to check if anyone has the solution to this problem. I already invested many hours trying to solve the issue (eg reinstalled Windows) and my next step would be to send it back to Lenovo and let them repair it (maybe change the keyboard). Greetings, Leesinovo

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Hello, A couple of days ago I bought a new lenovo y700-17isk laptop. Just after windows 10 installation I started to get blue screens then using computer or even then I left pc idle. I updated all the latest drivers and updates but still the problem persists periodically. How this can be happening on a new laptop with fresh windows installed? I was reading that this might be because of the bios problem with these models(my bios version is CDCN27WW) and this is a well known issue for lenovo. I am wondering should I hope that this problem will be solved with bios update? or should I return this pc because I cant use it of bsod getting every hour. I tried to reinstall windows two times tried different version still the same..

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Hi, I have 2 of these laptops and one has a battery problem. In Win10 it shows that it can only charge to 93%. I can leave it for few hours and it will still only say 93%. If I take power brick from the other (that can charge to 100%) charging stops at 94%. The light indicator is white when on 93% but the % in windows indicator is bothering (not to me, but to the user). I think that there is a problem in Win10 indicator (since light indicator lights white), but even formating (and converting from Legacy to EFI) didn't solved the problem. Is there a problem with battery? EDIT: At what % does LED turns from orange to white? I checked indicator for white LED when laptop was turned off and charging. So I can't confirm if it charged to 100% and if it charges to 100% when turned on.





Lenovo Ideapad Y700 17? (128GB+1TB), Windows 10

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Hello community! I just wanted to share with you this problem I'm having and everyone is familiar with it, the issue here is that it's actually NOT the panel that it's faulty but the mount itself!  Please check out this video that I made that shows when the panel is unmounted, then I proceed to slide the panel up (mounted) and let it slide back down with gravity.I used some video effect to darken the scene so it's better noticeable. (though please notice filming backlight bleeding it's hard).Clearly the mount does not perfectly agree with the panel shape, so it is bent a little thus introducing backlight bleeding, and when I bend the mount (with panel mounted) slightly on the upper right and left sides to my direction like this "(", the bleeding is almost completely gone, so it seems that the mount is not straight but bend slight backwards like this ")" so I have to make it straight with my hands. What I have done to try and fix this is to put two folded pieces of paper on those sides as to try to straigthen the panel but that only slightly fixes the problem and I'm not too comfortable having those there either. (and I have already broken one of the teeny tiny hinges of the bottom plastic cover and also had to skip the middle screw for the panel because, with the papers, it introduced another bleeding on the bottom, so it's only screwed on the sides but not too tight either, just to hold it in place) What other possible solution do you guys see to this? (I... Read more

A:Lenovo y700 17isk backlight bleeding possible fixes

It's really hard to see it in the video by the way (but it is better if you watch it on fullscreen and 1080p), just trust me that when the panel is not mounted, there is barely any bleeding, just IPS glow. If you want me to upload the raw video I can do that aswell.

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Hi, Can the y700-17isk be used to connect with a 144hz monitor ?I understand there is no DVI, and I will be connecting through the HDMI.I am also not sure on the version of the HDMI. Please let me know if I can continue my search to purchase a 144hz monitor for a better gaming experience. CSGO gives me ~200 FPS on low settings. But these do not make much sense if the monitor itself is not supporting. Thanks,Chandan.

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So i was playing games in teh laptop then suddenly the keyboard stopped working. I restart my laptop and there is this NOVO Menu i press enter but it didnt work due to the keyboard problem. So i did a hard reboot. After that logging in and stuff the keyboard works fine. So i decided to play games again, but it happened again! I restart it but this time there is no NOVO Menu. So i logged in again keyboard works fine but again it doesnt work in a couple of mins. Now i was playing games, keyboard doesnt work THIS TIME my pc crashed due to a problem called DRIVER_POWER_STATE_FAILURE . Any solutions please let me know thanks!

























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i played dota today, and it randomly crashed, after that my nvidia card refuses to work. not sure what the issue is, i have a fairly new laptop, 16gb ram, gtx 960m. if i try to open nvidia control panel i get the following message:nvidia display settings are not availableyou are not currently using a display attached to an nvidia gpui have tried:uninstalling/reinstallingreformatting laptopuninstalling intel gpuNOTHING HELPS!!!!after reformat it did seem to work temporarily, but now back to errors!PLEASE HELP! i primarily use this laptop for gaming, and i primarily play dota, and this makes it useless!WHY IS THIS HAPPENING AGGHHHHHHHH!anyways, i checked in my bios, there are two options for graphics settings:switchable (nvidia on i guess?)internal only (**bleep**? NO OPTION FOR INTEL OFF???? WHY LENOVO WHY?????)so that did not work either.please help. please. thank you.windows 1016 gb rami7-6700GTX 960Mintel hd 530 (i wish i could tear the thing right out of my laptop, i have no use for it at all)m.2 ssd  P.S. i have no idea if it was ever working. was it ever working? maybe it never was and i never noticed? i dont think that's possible though because i was playing dota at max settings previously and it was working great, which would not even be remotely possible with the utterly worthless hd graphics, as evidenced by the fact that now, whenever i try to turn on dota, it instantly crashes. HELP!

A:Lenovo y700-17isk, you are not currently using a display attached to an nvidia gpu!!???!!!!????????

Nvidia GPU is render unit only, and will not work without Intel GPU. That is why you cannot turn the Intel GPU off... Or even you can tear the Intel GPU off, you will see nothing as Nvidia GPU cannot work without it. As solution, it maynot help much because I have Y50-70 (although, Y700-17isk is very close relative). I suggest using all driver from Lenovo website. And do not update any driver, other then windows update (it will update but not to newest). You can atleast trust Windows update as most of the driver that did not work will be reverse to the working one (suggest by community and collected data). If both solution still not work try newest driver from both Intel and Nvidia, remember to install Intel first before Nvidia to make sure Nvidia GPU can communicate with Intel GPU (via Intel driver, obviously).

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Hello everyone so can we all list compatible HDDs/SSDs for the Lenovo Y700 15/17isk model I am currently looking to get the Crucial BX200 480GB This should work right? Many thanks

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I have overheating problem. Thermal paste was replaced on Arctic Cooling MX-4 a month ago. It helped for a while, the temperature did not rise above 74, but now I again see this problem. The temperature reaches 95 degrees! The laptop is always on high performance, plugged in, and on a desk when gaming. What I need to do with this? Also, my Windows is loading a 2 minutes. I made a full reset, but it doesn't help so much.  Lenovo Y700-17ISK 80Q0004FPB35v BIOS  
























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After a frustrating encounter with Lenovo tech support (during which I wanted to verify all parts needed to add a HDD to my y700-17isk which came only with 256G SDD), I have finally gotten all the parts in and installed them. However, neither Windows10 nor the Lenovo BIOS can find the new HDD. Has anyone else added a HDD to their y700-17isk successfully? Or did I buy a laptop that is incapable of taking this HDD?

A:y700-17isk - adding HDD - Win10/BIOS doesn't see n...

for the record, the HDD (which was indicated by Lenovo Tech) is:WD Blue WD10SPCX 1TB 5400 RPM 16MB Cache SATA 6.0Gb/s 2.5" Internal Notebook Hard Drive and the cable (also identified by Lenovo Tech:5C10K25544 Physical install is a breeze.

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Went from BIOS CDCN27WW to CDCN35WW and now my NVMe 950 pro is not recognized. Please Help.  I cannot find a copy of the old bios to flash back either.  Any help would be great. Thanks in advance!

A:y700 17isk Upgrade bios now wont recognize my HD!

Reposted for happyoso  Went from BIOS CDCN27WW to CDCN35WW and now my NVMe 950 pro is not recognized. Please Help.  I cannot find a copy of the old bios to flash back either.  Any help would be great. Thanks in advance!

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Hello, Is it possible to change the hdmi port? I think the current one is hdmi 1.4 and I want to be able to use 4k resolution at 60hz which requires hdmi 2.0.1.4 hdmi can support 4k at only 30hz which is pretty laggy. Thanks.

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Hello, Is it possible to change the HDMI output on this laptop with HDMI 2.0, so that I can run 4k @ 60hz, becouse with the current HDMI 1.4 it runs 4k @ 30hz? Thank you.

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Hi,I can't find an update file for my lenovo laptop, can someone give the latest update of my laptop bios?My laptop: Lenovo Y700-15ISKKind Regards.

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Hi. Today without any reason, while updating a game, my laptop turned off and began restarting. Than I got error about EFI IPv4, IPv6. After entering BIOS (via NOVO button) i found that Hard disk is not detected. After few tries of changing boot options I asked BIOS to Load default settings, pressed "save and exit". Than i got new message (picture below). After this, laptop is restarting all the time (just Lenovo graphic appears) and I CAN'T enter BIOS by NOVO button. Dont know how to use power drain on this model since there is no removable battery. Laptop shout down after 1 single touch od power button. P.S: all the time Hard Drive light in front of laptop is OFF, only "Power" and "Charging" lights are ON. But in time when i got message (picture below) the Hard Drive light turned ON. Now it's all the time off again. Can't enter BIOS to see is hard drive detected again.   

A:Ideapad Y700-17ISK can't enter BIOS, Hard Disk not detected

if you have usb or dvd with windows instaliation try press F12 and choce how to boot..

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Hello there. I have a few questions regarding the recent release of BIOS update with version number CDCN37WW. Currently my BIOS is on version CDCN35WW. I was about to install it yesterday but did not because of several reasons. I read the instruction saying that I should put the BIOS settings at its default settings before installing the CDCN37WW update and there lies my problem. I bought the 15ISK version with 1TB HDD. A month ago I bought a 128GB SSD and did a clean install of Windows 10 on my new SSD. After booting into Windows 10 on my SSD in Legacy Mode, I format the partition in the 1TB HDD which houses my default installation of Windows 10 (the pre-installed Windows 10 by Lenovo). I did not completely wipe the HDD altogether and thus I still have the partitions created by Lenovo. The main issue that is stopping me from installing the update is my BIOS settiings. In BIOS boot submenu, I have it set to Legacy and then Legacy First so that it detects my SSD. UEFI does not detect my SSD. Default settings sets UEFI instead of Legacy. In conclusion, I cannot install the BIOS update even if I wanted to because I won't be able to boot into Windows 10 on my SSD once I change BIOS settings to default because UEFI (default settings is set to UEFI) does not detect my SSD. My questions are: -1. Does anyone have any solution or workaround to this problem ?2. Is it really compulsory to set the BIOS settings back default ? Or is it just a "... Read more

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Hi Lenovo Forum.I've bought this Notebook a month ago and I'm fairly satisfied with it.After I've done some tweaks such as removing the dust filter and downgrading the BIOS, the performance is great!But I ran into some problems after using it for a while now.I saw that there is a new BIOS update and I wanted to test it, but when I start the .exe it gives me: Runtime Error (at:1611):Out of String range. When I use CPU-Z to look up my Hardware, at BIOS it says Missing String or in the Lenovo Settings App BIOS: N/AI've read that others had this problem too, but no one has found a Solution. Does anybody know what I can do?

A:Lenovo Y700 15ACZ Bios Update Error

As its new you need to contact Tech Support so pickup the phone as what a warranty is for.




T520 Model 4239 Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-2860QMbr>; Nvidia NVS 4200M Win 10 64bitZ70-80 I7 - 5500U 16GB GB - 1TB HD Win 10 64bit FHD 17.3", G840 w/2GB

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Y700-17ISK Samsung 950 NVMe 512gig(MZVKV512) BIOS wont show nor really come up laptop came with Samsung 256gig MZVLW256HEHP (Samsung PM961 256GB M.2 NGFF PCIe Gen3 x4) and works fine BIOS at current - CDCN53WW plug in an turn on, cant even get into BIOS(usuallly just keeps rebooting) ... 1 time i did get into BIOS it displayed the drive for a split second then dissappeared read thru with same painshttps://forums.lenovo.com/t5/forums/v3_1/forumtopicpage/board-id/ll01_en/thread-id/38037/page/8 need a bigger OS drivebought a previous laptop(Dell i7778) in which my $350 investment wouldnt work, so saw this laptop is supposed to support it, but looks like i might have to take it back TIAStanMan

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Hi, I create this topic as it seems I need to update my bios (Y700 15isk). I have the same issues described in this topic:https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/Lenovo-P-Y-and-Z-series/Y50-70-Windows-regularly-freezes-when-1TB-SSHD-... Nothing new on this topic :https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/Lenovo-P-Y-and-Z-series/BIOS-UPDATE-FOR-LENOVO-Y700-Touch-15ISK-Laptop-... I have :- micro freeze while "windowsing" and gaming, HDD is spinning up and be heard- my Storage driver is up to date- version bios is actually CDCN27WW I find it hard to accept that my computer freezes around every 2 min and can not gaming with it. Hope the bios will fix it and I wonder how (is it even related to the HDD ?) When bios for Y700-15ISK will be avaible ? Ben

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Dear Lenovo, Please please get rid of the HIDEOUS Lenovo Pinata Color Explosion you guys have added to the bios with update cdcn53ww.Its GROSS, looks like vomit and an explosion of color. Hideous! Why would anyone want to see that HORRIBLE colored background behind the Lenovo logo? please get a new design director, or tell what ever programmer came up with this to stick to programming!! How can I edit this back to the standard white type on black. This has to be the most disgusting logo I have seen since the 80's!!!

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There's nothing wrong with the wi-fi conditions in the area. Works fine at my tablet, other pc's etc. Something is wrong with my Y700. It's so unstable. Suddenly there's noe connection (also shown by wi-fi icon at bottom right in W10). In Chrome, i get the message "You are not connected to the Internet", in Norwegian. I'm an NFL-fan and watch games online. In the brodcast, there's a meter showing the bandwith speed. Sometimes it's at the bottom, suddenly it's at the top, and suddenly I have no connection at all. What I have tried to fix this:I have updated driver for my Wlan card, didn't workI have uninstalled driver for Wlan card, and installed several different drivers from Lenovo's site. No change.I suspect this is a hardware problem, or is there something else I can try?  ? ?

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Will I ever get a firmware upate for my Y700-17ISK Ideapad?  The firmware listed at this location, https://support.lenovo.com/pe/en/solutions/len-18282, E5CN62WW, does not work as a download and the same version listed under 700-17ISK will not install as the installation program says it isn't compatable with my machine.  This has been unbelieveably frustrating.  Still having sart-up issues.  Is there any hope in the near future the new firmware will be available?  Been waiting for months.

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Laptop details:Lenovo Ideapad Y700-17ISK, model: 80Q0006MSC, firmware: CDCN35WW.OS: Win10, x64 Bought it 3 months ago and then few days ago decided to buy Samsung 950PRO 512 GB version.Opened up the latop, inserted the SSD, turned it on, Lenovo screen apeared and then constant rebooting.Tried different BIOS options, but no luck.If I pull out SSD everything is back to normal.Tried looking for a new firmware but couldn't find one.What am I missing?Please help!  Thank you!

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I have a new Y700 gaming laptop and it is worse than my old Sony. It freezes at random during games (playing full screen mode).  Lenovo and Best Buy both claim that there are no hardware issues. We have reinstalled the games and checked the drivers.  The computer freezes when playing games and requires hard shutdown. That is, after thegame freezes you have to hold down the power button.  Start Overwatch (the game). Double click the battle.net icon. Wait for it to load. Choose Overwatch icon on the left hand side bar. Then press blue play button. When game launches, press PLAY on left side. Then choose giant QUICK PLAY button on left side. Wait until a game is found. Press Select button. Wait (again) for game to start. Use mouse to turn and WASD to move. Find a part of game with intense graphics activity. Feel the pain as screen freezes. This also happens with other games (such as Batman, Arkham series, League of Legends, and Subnautica)  as well.  I have tried various graphics settings and still have the same problem. It seems that this machine is a turkey. Is there any way to fix this?   

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 My Y700-17ISK Laptop (ideapad) - Machine Type 80Q0 does not charge above 93%. It's one weeks old and does this from the first day. Happens in both Windows 8.1 and Windows 10. The battery has a design capacity of 60 Wh but charges up to 53 Wh.    ? Running the command  powercfg /batteryreport /output "C:\battery_report.htmli get these results  ? Please help.

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I am trying to connect a Y700-17ISK laptop running Windows 10 to a projector with a 1024x768 (XGA) native resolution. Even though the Windows display settings are set to send a 1024x768 extended desktop, the picture that is actually output from the HDMI port is 1920x1080 (Full 1080p HD). This causes odd scaling issues on the projector. All of my Googling has only turned up hundreds of pages of people that have the opposite problem. Any ideas?

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