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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 Once the issue has been corrected, CDCN35WW or a newer version of the BIOS will be made available".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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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, 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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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HELLO WORLD .  I usually update BIOS and so on at here   (http://support.lenovo.com/kr/en/products/Laptops-and-netbooks/IdeaPad-Y-Series-laptops/y700-15isk?ta...) Whenever I update BIOS, I had to open back panel and get rid of SSD (Samsung 950 Pro 256GB) to get into the BIOS settings, then I changed boot mode Legacy Support into UEFI and after I change Legacy to UEFI (I couldn't get into BIOS with my SSD on, there is just letters LENOVO on black background screen like just before Windows mark shows up. The reason I remove SSD is to get into BIOS and change settings concerning Boot Mode which is Legacy Supports or UEFI) , I insert my SSD back and boot. And I could check that my laptop's BIOS is updated.  BUT ! Do I have to open back panel with a driver and remove SSD and re-setting boot mode and put SSD back and close the panel ? Is everyone doing what I've done ? it's very tedious and tiresome work to do. Whenever I want to update BIOS, I need a driver to open back and put SSD out and vice versa.    Is there a method to update BIOS update without opening back panel ? Please, Help ME !!!  (I'm using Windows 10 Pro 64 bits)?  

A:Y700 15 ISK BIOS UPDATE PROBLEM (SSD AND SO ON)

i am using the default HDD with an M.2 Evo 850 256GB.. i dont face this.

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 Secure flash taalking about formware update failed.  My version is D5C46WW. New version is D5C47WW. An error you can see in attached screnshots. How can I update a BIOS before MacOS 10.12.2 Installation?

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Horrifying ugly new logo, I just want to change the logo back to the old one that's not so ugly.  Just the logo, not the BIOS

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I have just received a new Y700 17in with 128 m.2 SSD and 1th HDD. I see a lot of questions regarding m.2 ssd replacement but is it possible to also replace the 1TB HDD with sata SSD on lenovo laptops?, ie, have 2 SSD's? I don't see an issue as I have this on my Toshiba but seems be no documentation or questions about this so just wondering if there would be potential conficts? 

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I used Rufus to create a bootable USB and insalled Ubuntu 16.04, after that it seems that Windows got a trojan (I couldn't start programs as admin, rufus itself could not be started and -internet Explorer was failing).  It was necessary to restore Windows using the lenovo partition.  Windows is fine now, but the option to start from an USB is gone from the BIOS, instead there are two options to start with Windows MBR (one of them is the one I re-configured to start Ubuntu, the other one goes directly into Windows), one for Ubuntu and another one for the net.  I need to boot again from a USB (I need to install another Ubuntu), but I can't get the option back.  How do I add it again to the BIOS menu?

























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Hi.I've expirrienced an error in Win 8/10:The description for Event ID 56 from source Application Popup cannot be found. Either the component that raises this event is not installed on your local computer or the installation is corrupted. You can install or repair the component on the local computer.If the event originated on another computer, the display information had to be saved with the event.The following information was included with the event:ACPI5the message resource is present but the message is not found in the string/message table Update to the latest BIOS didn't help. Also, there is a problem with Nvidia GTX960m chip.After system start, open NVIDIA control panel and got an error: An NVIDIA graphics card was not detected in your system.After reboot wirks fine. Driver updates doesnt help. What might be the problem? 

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the screws for my y700-17isk were impossibly tight. i put in an m.2 drive successfully and everything runs super smooth but the screw heads are mostly stripped where can i get replacements? if i have lenovo ADP will that cover the screws?

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Hi all. I'm looking for a cooling pad for Y700-17ISk-TYPE80Q0. I know I can send it to clean the fans to the local store, but that won't fix the problem in the long run. There's a lot of cooling pads on the market but I'd like to know which ones are the best for this particular model. Thanks!

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I just purchsed these laptop from Newegg. I noticed that there is some backlight bleed on startup. When im playing a game or browsing, I can't really tell. It's only when the entire screen is black or the majority of it. Attached are pics i took to help identify if this is a normal thing or If I should return it back to newegg. 

























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My laptop (lenovo y700-15ISK) originally came with CDCN25WW BIOS. I thought why not update it and of course I was silly enough not to read to first flash CDCN35WW and flashed straight to CDCN37WW. Now, when I try to turn on Fast Boot in BIOS, I lose access to my Nvidia card (Windows has stopped this device, because it has encountered a problem, error 43). I am wondering if this is working as intended? Is there anything I should do? Should I try to get back to my previous BIOS and then flash to 35, then 37?  (: I am running Windows 10 Anniversary Update 64 bit.

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Hi I had some issues with graphics card and I downgraded my bios to CDCN30WW version. Now I have encountered some other problems and want to go back to CDCN34WW version but couldn't find a link. Can you help me?

A:I NEED DOWNLOAD LINK FOR LENOVO Y700 BIOS VERSION ...

Hi there, Enes ?
 
Thank you for writing in to the Lenovo Forum - happy to have you here today.
 
Please click here for the latest BIOS.
 
Update us how it goes.
 
 
 
 
Regards,
 
Tap that kudos button if I helped  If you find a post helpful and it answers your question, please mark it as an "Accepted Solution"! 

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Hi' Before I run back to the store thought I could use some help here here is the problem in shortwhen I move my finger accross the pad it reacts very weird by going slow in a diagonal and only when my finger is at the left side. Now before you go on and claim it's a hardware problem, let me tell you this.I went to the options and activated the smart motion thingy just to test if the touchpad is faulty and.. well the arrows correspand to my movement but not the cursos itself.what is even more interesting is when I restard my touchpad works smoothly but as soon as I log in he goes crazy. Tried to download a new driver, no solution. TLR touchpad is not faulty but some malware is,Thanks

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Since unfortunate update of BIOS to CDCN53WW (and other November updates to drivers), I have strange problems with USB ports.  If I turn on laptop with Logitech receiver in some port, there is quite a chance, that this USB port will be deactivated for given session. It's still on power though. Restarting laptop solves the problems, and when laptop is turned on with no USB device, problem is not replicable, so it seems like programming not hardware problem. Reverting to CDCN52WW made problem happens much less often, but it still persists. Has anyone similar problems? Is there know solution for this? 

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I bought the Y700 two weeks agowhen I tried to play games with it. all the games (old and new) re currently seems like the OS is using the inel card instead of the NVIDIA onealthough I changed the setting in the NVIDIA control panle (set it per appliction)installed driver from the Lenovo support site and no from NVIDIA site (current ver. 10.18.13.6871)set the power managment to high performance and updated the BIOS I got the games working fine (somwhow) for a while , when I tried playing them upplugged to power , the games started working bad again and stay with the same problem.I'm currently runing windows 10 enterprise 64bitI tried also runinig Lenovo Solution Center - but it returned that everything is fine with the GPUs Can anyone help me with this problem?

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Hi Everyone! I have this Lenovo Thinkpad Y700 17ISK for a week now, and I am encountering some problems with the keyboard and touchpad. While using a mouse with the laptop, after a short period of time the keyboard and touchpad goes offline. Basically it does not respond whatever I try or press (except for the shutdown button). After I turn off the computer and start it back on everything works smoothly till it happens again, and I have to start all over again. I don't know where to look for the solution, whether the problem is in the settings, or a software/hardware issue. Please help. Thank you for your time!

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Hi all,  I'm sorry if I am beating a dead horse with this post. Today I purchased an Intel SSDPEKKW512G7X1 M.2-2280 512 GB SSD and installed it. For the past few hours I have been having trouble getting the BIOS to recognize it as a bootable drive so I can install Windows 10 onto it. Does anyone have any suggestions. Have turned off secure boot and turned on legacy support. Did check to see if it is DOA and it isnt. Thanks!

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Hi at all,
 
IdeaPad Y700 IS17K, Windows 10 Pro.
 
I want to install Windows 7 Ultimate.Where can I download the drivers in the .INF format?Lenovo support has only .EXE driver. OR?
 
Thank you in advance
wab1
 
Mod's Edit: System model added to the front of Subject line to improve visibility / clarity.
 

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i dont see why they would not, just curious if anyone can think of a reason why not. i may be able to pick up a toshiba THNSN5512GPU7 for cheap. https://toshiba.semicon-storage.com/info/docget.jsp?did=13479 its in that catalog any reason to think it wont work?

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Hello.I just buy Lenovo y700. After 3 days of use I have a problem with red light from keyboard. Each time when I turn on laptop e little portion from keyboard (space bar, M,N,K,L,I keys) start to blink. I made a video with issue to see what happend. After 4-5 minute light remain at full brightness.https://youtu.be/FoqEe4pzBnwFor future can be a big problem? , I should ask for repairing ? Or maybe I can solve by myself. Another think. I want to control my fans, battery mode, and other settings, I try to download from lenovo software Quick Optimizer Windows 10, Lenovo Utility for windows 10, and no software are working, First I thought my windows it s broken, do fresh install windows 10 PRO, try to install there software but no solution. I install software, no shortcut its created on desktop, if I search for program in Program Files, and try to run .exe, this is not appear, it s like a fake link, nothing run on my desktop. Try to run in admin mode and nothing, try to reinstall and nothing, whatever I do these program are not working. I had lenovo z51-70 and I use with succes software from lenovo to clean fans, to put battery in conservativ mode. And I have same windows kit. With lenovo y700 no software it s working on this machine. Sorry for my bad english, if someone need more information, ask me.Thanks in advance for help.

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