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Yoga 2 Pro draining while lid is closed

Q: Yoga 2 Pro draining while lid is closed

I've had this laptop for about 2 years now, great laptop, i'm running windows 10 now. I recently accidentally hit the laptop while it was closed though, and i think that might have screwed up the open/close detection. When I close the laptop, sometimes it does not go to sleep and heats up my backpack until it dies and i can't use it when i want to. I have to press the side power button to make sure it goes to sleep. When I open up the laptop after it was in sleep mode, I have to press a button for it to turn it back on... I'm wondering if there is a fix i can do, to the software or hardware of the laptop.

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Hello,
After updating the BIOS for my Inspiron 3147 laptop, I have noticed that if I close the lid (in Windows 10 it is configured to enter Sleep mode) with my laptop at full charge battery, nothing happens when I press the power button if I had left my laptop unplugged from the power adapter.
In this case I have to plug my laptop in the power adapter and wait to be charged. This wasn't happening before the BIOS upgrade I did in August 2016.
Thoughts?

Thanks!

A:Inspiron 3147 - Battery draining quickly when lid is closed

Hi,
I’d advise that you load defaults in the BIOS. Please follow the steps mentioned below to load the BIOS to defaults and then run the diagnostics again on the system.

Reboot the computer.
When prompted during POST, press the <F2> key to enter the setup screen.
On the System Setup screen, press the <F9> key.
Press the <Enter> key on Yes to Load Optimized Defaults and restart the computer.

Also, I would suggest you to reinstall the Video card driver on the system. Please enter your service tag # on the link below, select the OS, then download the Video card driver from Video section onto the system and install it.
http://dell.to/18r60nI

In addition, I would suggest you to run a thorough test on the battery. You can download Support assist from the link below and run the PC CHECKUP on Battery to check for issues
http://dell.to/1hAPOXr

Please let me know the findings.

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Have the Yoga-500 141BD laptop and the  battery is only holding 1.5hr charge and draining even when not being used

A:Yoga-500 Battery Draining

Hi,i've your same problem. My battery life is about 1,5 hour. Have you solved the problem? Best Regards

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i bought my yoga in febuary 2018. Within the first few months the battery was draining. It has now gotten to the point where I cannot use my laptop unless it is plugged into its charger. It is currently under warrenty. Any ideas on what I should do next ?  

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My Yoga 720-15IKB has recently started to completely drain the battery when the system is powered off. I will power the system down with a 100% charge, let it sit overnight, and then start the computer in the morning. The system boots up and the battery gauge initially reads 100%, but within a few minutes I get a low power warning and the PC shuts off automatically. This has just started happening, so I'm not sure if it is a software/BIOS update or if I have a faulty battery. Any help would be appreciated.

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Can someone please help me? I just got my new laptop today and the battery has drained 16% in less than an hour. Is this normal? I don't understand when the stats say the battery can last up to 11 hours why this battery is draining so quickly. Any help would be appreciated

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Has anyone noticed increased battery drain after BIOS update dated 3-13-16? I updated the BIOS and also reset the BIOS defaults and I am still seeing increased battery drain. Thanks!

A:Yoga 900 Battery Draining after BIOS 3-13-16 Updat...

Ok guys I think this is a Power Management issue. My battery meter is erratic goes from 100% to 92% then 89% in about 30 minutes. It never did this...any ideas? Thanks.

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The main reason I bought the Yoga 12 is the claim that its battery will go for hours and hours on one charge. This machine is only a couple of months old and the battery drains from 100% to nothing in just a couple of hours.  I'm not doing anything battery-intensive. Using WordPerfect for work, Chrome browser for email and internet. Not downloading anything.  I would love a suggestion to fix this. Thanks.

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The main reason I bought the Yoga 12 is the claim that its battery will go for hours and hours on one charge. This machine is only a couple of months old and the battery drains from 100% to nothing in just a couple of hours.  I'm not doing anything battery-intensive. Using WordPerfect for work, Chrome browser for email and internet. Not downloading anything.  I would love a suggestion to fix this. Thanks.

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Hello! I have had my Thinkpad P40 Yoga laptop for a little over a year and had no issues until about a week or so ago. I will have the laptop fully charged when I start using it and then in less than an hour it will be dead, even though at the time I am only using the internet for simple things or using Microsoft Word/PowerPoint. It also is taking my battery much longer to get charged than it used to.  This seems to have been a sudden issue and I am not sure what could have caused it. Is there anything I can do to prolong my battery life? Has anyone else run into this issue? Thanks!Audrey

A:Thinkpad P40 Yoga Battery draining drastically

 Audrey: If you are running windows 10 you can go to:   SETTINGS --> BATTERY  -->  (click blue text link):  "See which apps are affecting your battery life" Perhaps you some application has gone screwy, or some newly installed/updated app. is running amock. 

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Hello! I have had my Thinkpad P40 Yoga laptop for a little over a year and had no issues until about a week or so ago. I will have the laptop fully charged when I start using it and then in less than an hour it will be dead, even though at the time I am only using the internet for simple things or using Microsoft Word/PowerPoint. It also is taking my battery much longer to get charged than it used to.  This seems to have been a sudden issue and I am not sure what could have caused it. Is there anything I can do to prolong my battery life? Has anyone else run into this issue? Thanks!Audrey

A:Thinkpad P40 Yoga Battery draining drastically

 Audrey: If you are running windows 10 you can go to:   SETTINGS --> BATTERY  -->  (click blue text link):  "See which apps are affecting your battery life" Perhaps you some application has gone screwy, or some newly installed/updated app. is running amock. 

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Hi All, I'm new to the forum and am loving my Y2P so far. I have been following several threads about tweaking my new machine, and I love the sense of community that you guys have here. I decided to join so I could pose a question: Has anyone had a problem with their machine waking up with the lid closed (in sleep mode). Sometimes when I take my computer out of my bag, it is awake. Since the power button is so hard to press in the first place, I don't think an accidental press is waking it up. Could a device be waking it up? What do you guys think? -IB

A:Yoga 2 Pro wakes up when lid is closed

Yes, I have this too. Bad thing is I always have that in a laptop case so everytime when it wakes up it is baking-hot. 

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I'm using a Yoga 2 Pro with an external monitor via HDMI. It works fine when the lid is open, whether the display is extended, cloned or second screen only. However, as soon as I close the lid, the system gets very slow and I experience redraw issues. I think it may be with the way the graphics card handles the monitor's resolutions. I do not have room on my desk to open the lid, so I need a solution so I can work with my external monitor and the lid closed. Thank you.

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I'm getting tired of finding half my battery being depleted because my laptop did not stay alseep.  Wondering if there is a way to fix this issue?

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Hi!I have a bizzare issue with my Gen 1 X1 Yoga. The machine will not sleep when the lid is closed. I know this is not a software issue as holding a magnet above the sensor (in between the caps lock and shift key on the left keyboard bezel) sleeps the machine. Does anyone know where / what the magnet is thats meant to interact with this sensor? I assume it is meant to be positioned somewhere in the Screen bezel? if so does anyone know if this is something that could potentially be checked / serviced by a user or will i be bringing my machine to a repair centre.Cheers

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Hi, Sometimes when I close the lid off my Yoga 260 Windows 10 are not going to sleep. The behaviour is really weird because the red light on the lid is blinking like when it's in sleep mode, but I can hear the rotating fan. When I open the lid it's even weirder. Windows are not locked and I am not prompt for a password. The whole system is very laggy. The mouse is moving in jumps and there is not any response to keyboard or screen touch. After few seconds/minutes the system is suddenly OK like nothing happend. This is not happening all the time and I was not able to see any pattern when this happens. What should I do to get rid of this? Thx for help.

A:Yoga 260 Dont sleep when lid is closed

It sounds like a device is having a problem entering the low-power state.  Look in the event log

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Hey fellow Yoga users, Most of the time I use my Yoga 710 14 IKB connected to an external screen together with a mouse and a keyboard running it in a desktop like state, here I don't need the 2nd/original screen of the Yoga. Unfortunately, I've to open the Yoga's lid (which is BTW. kinda annoying with this device) to power the device ON -> It would be really great to do so without the necessity to open the lid when using it in my 'desktop mode'. Is there a way power it ON in its closed state? Thanks, Timur

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Hello! Got a weird issue with a Yoga 700-14ISK in my fleet that started late last week. It will no longer charge if the lid is closed and/or if the unit is powered off.  The only way the unit will charge is if the lid is open and the unit is powered on. I've checked everything I can possibly think of and can't find a solution.  Has anyone here seen anything like this before? Thanks in advance!

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My Yoga 700 refuses to go to sleep when I close the screen yet if I log out and with screen open and wait a bit it does go to sleep but will awake if I close the lid I installed to latest software from your site but no difference.I would appreciate any help getting this fixed.Thank you.

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We currently have ThinkPads with mechanical docking stations.  When docked, we can turn the ThinkPads on and off with the lid closed using the power switch on the docking station. We are considering getting X1 Yogas (3rd Gen.) with Thunderbolt 3 external docks.  (Monitor and keyboard would connect to the dock in the office.) Using the power switch on the side of the X1 Yoga, can the Yoga be turned on and off with the lid closed?  Would the Power Options for "When I close the lid" have to be changed to "Do nothing"? If somebody is using this configuration, or if somebody with an X1 Yoga (3rd Gen.) could do a quick experiment, I would be very grateful for any information you could provide. Thanks.  

A:X1 Yoga 3rd Gen. - Power On/Off With Lid Closed When Docked?

@ChuckDavis wrote:We currently have ThinkPads with mechanical docking stations.  When docked, we can turn the ThinkPads on and off with the lid closed using the power switch on the docking station. We are considering getting X1 Yogas (3rd Gen.) with Thunderbolt 3 external docks.  (Monitor and keyboard would connect to the dock in the office.) Using the power switch on the side of the X1 Yoga, can the Yoga be turned on and off with the lid closed?  Would the Power Options for "When I close the lid" have to be changed to "Do nothing"? If somebody is using this configuration, or if somebody with an X1 Yoga (3rd Gen.) could do a quick experiment, I would be very grateful for any information you could provide. Thanks.  You can definitely turn it off (or in my case sleep) using the power button while docked, as well as back on. I don't have my Lenovo TB3 dock with me, so the following issue may not be relevant to your users: I use an old Microsoft USB-C Continuum Dock, and your scenario doesn't work quite right on that one: hitting power with the lid closed, the laptop goes to sleep, but then waking it with the power button, the monitor connected to the Continuum Dock doesn't receive signal. The only fix is to open the X1 Yoga, wake it, close the lid (sleeps the system), and waking it again, after which things work fine again. Maybe a graphics driver bug or a Continuum dock firmware bug.  Maybe someone with ... Read more

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OK so I have a number of problems with the fifteen or so ThinkPad Yoga 12 devices we have purchased. Some of these problems are being addressed in other threads (the black screen on start up which requires you swipe the screen in Windows 10 release 2 being one of them), but I'll just start with one problem for now to keep things clear. On my desk I have a ThinkPad Yoga 12. I have a ThinkPad UltraDock Pro USB 3.0 docking station, the newest revision. Connected are an external mouse and keyboard, a LAN cable, and 2 external monitors. The Yoga 12 is connected via the USB 3 cable, and the lid is closed. Both screens are up, LAN and input devices working, everything seems good. Every so often, the mouse cursor will magically jump to the bottom-right of the left external monitor and a left-click event is registered causing the Windows calendar to pop up. Happens maybe twice an hour. All devices are running clean Windows 10 1511 builds, fully patched. Also running ThinkPad System Update to get all latest drivers and latest BIOS revision. Latest DisplayLink driver is applied. Problem persists across all devices. How do we stop the ghost clicks from happening? The issue is driving my users crazy. The docking station specifically listed compatability with the Yoga 12 model so I don't see why there should be a problem. I've heard reports the situation is improved if the lid of the Yoga 12 is left open, but we lose deskspace this way and my users tell me this isn't a ... Read more

A:ThinkPad Yoga 12 - Ghost clicks when lid closed an...

Hi, welcome to the forums.
 
Can you please post the full model number of you computer?
 
Just some guessing.
 
Guess 1: I noticed there was some other discussion about "Ghost Clicks" on this forums. Can you check if those clicks are made by the touch screen? Does it shows the Windows animation like someone is touching the screen?
Just in case can you post your full model number and the hardwareID of your monitor.
 
Also take a look at this article: https://support.lenovo.com/us/en/products/laptops-and-netbooks/yoga-series/yoga-3-1470/documents/ht1...
 
Guess 2: There was a driver update for Synaptics that shuts down the trackpoint when you close the lid. Can you check if your computer has a Synaptics trackpoint/touchpad. Check out the version of the driver.
 
...this are only wild guesses according to what I had read on this forums. But if you tell me that you don't have those problems if you disconnect the Ultradock Pro USB 3.0, maybe the issue is somewhere else.
 
Regards
 
 

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I have a Yoga 3 Pro 1370. I am getting "ghost touches" on the touch screen when the lid is closed (I am using an attached monitor and screen). The touch screen should be disabled when the lid is closed. Is there a fix for this? I have searched for other reports of this problem and have found some other posts and links to solutions. However these are all (as far as I can tell)  solutions for similar issues on other models and do not apply to my laptop. Please note that I am looking for a solution for this issue specifically for the Yoga 3 Pro 1370 model. 

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Hi. I often use my X1 Yoga OLED with the OneLink+ Dock and external monitor, keyboard and mouse. Is it save to use it with closed lid or might the heat be harmful to the screen?

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Most ridiculous thing I've ever seen. Computer goes to sleep when lid is open, and wakes when lid is closed. I can open it about 20 degrees and work on it like nothing's wrong. I tried turning off the lid-sleep option in Windows, but no change, and it goes to sleep instantly even if it's in the BIOS or mid-boot. The machine is practically new with very little changed from the stock configuration, and it was fine yesterday. Anyone ever seen this? Also the power button and little reset hole seem to not do anything anymore either.

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When the laptop is closed, pressure on the laptop will cause it to wake from sleep. There is no option in the BIOS or device manager to disable the wake from sleep option for the keyboard. Here is someone with a similar issue with the ISK1. https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/Lenovo-Yoga-Series-Notebooks/Yoga-900-keyboard-wakes-laptop-from-sleep/...  

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Hello. I know that this problem has been dissuced already here.My device is not a plain Yoga 900, but the(Yoga 900-13ISK2.Is there a bios update that will allow me to make sure that my computer stays sleeping while I move with it? From what I read, the problem seems to be that a key in the keyboard is being pressed and that wakes up the machine.  Thanks!    Doron

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Noticed that my Bluetooth headphones are connecting to the laptop while it's supposed to be sleeping with its lid closed.All the settings are configured to put it in the sleep mode when lid is closed. Is there anything else that would cause the laptop to wake up?

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Hi,I close the lid, the 710 sleeps. I move the external mouse, the 710 wakes. No other laptop I've got does that, I'd consider it a bug. As a work-around you can untick "Allow this device to wake the computer", on the Power Management tab of the HIB-Compliant Mouse properties dialog. Now the mouse won't wake the laptop when the lid is closed, or open of course, which is not ideal. I then changed the wireless mouse, replacing an old Logitech with a new JETech 2.4GHz 0885, the untick was repeated but the mouse still woke the 710. Luckily a documented oddity it seems and unticking "Allow this device to wake the computer" for the HID Keyboard fixed the problem. No idea why one mouse needed this but not the other one. Is this problem of an external mouse waking a closed laptop specific to this model I wonder, and is it likely to get fixed? Cheers 

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I have a Yoga 700-11ISK, and would frequently put it to sleep, put it in my backpack, & pull it out hours later to find it RED hot & the battery 90% drained.  After wasting an inordinate amount of time trying to figure out why it kept doing this (and damaging other items in my backpack due to the extreme heat), I came across this thread: https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/forums/v3_1/forumtopicpage/board-id/ll06_en/thread-id/25982/page/2 The problem is that the keyboard remains active even when the lid is closed, so if it gets squeezed in such a way that the screen internally presses a key, it will silently wake itself up.  Apparently Lenovo has spent the past four years churning out laptop after laptop that suffer from this defect, never thinking to learn from their mistakes.  Here are more:https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/Lenovo-Yoga-Series-Notebooks/Yoga-900-keyboard-wakes-laptop-from-sleep/...https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/Lenovo-Yoga-Series-Notebooks/Return-of-the-wake-while-lid-closed-proble...https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/forums/v3_1/forumtopicpage/board-id/ll06_en/thread-id/35267/page/6 I've tried the hack/script solution proposed in the first thread, but it doesn't work (the keyboard can't be disabled by DevManView without a reboot).  The other threads apply to the Yoga 900, which I guess Lenovo fixed with a BIOS update. This issue is such a problem that I've literally stopped carrying the laptop around...which was th... Read more

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Hi all I am really hoping someone can help me. I am on my third Lenovo Yoga 530 in the last month. When I close the lid and then reopen it, say half an hour later, the laptop does not resume where I left off, but instead boots up as if I had turned it off. I have lost so much work due to this over the last month. The shop told me this was "just an issue with Windows 10 and it was hit or miss as to if I would get a replacement with the problem or not". Having tried 3 different new laptops, I don't know what to do and they won't replace it again. Lenovo tell me they have never heard of this (Really?!) If anyone can help, I would be so grateful.  Many thanksEm 

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Hi all I am really hoping someone can help me. I am on my third Lenovo Yoga 530 in the last month. When I close the lid and then reopen it, say half an hour later, the laptop does not resume where I left off, but instead boots up as if I had turned it off. I have lost so much work due to this over the last month. The shop told me this was "just an issue with Windows 10 and it was hit or miss as to if I would get a replacement with the problem or not". Having tried 3 different new laptops, I don't know what to do and they won't replace it again. Lenovo tell me they have never heard of this (Really?!) If anyone can help, I would be so grateful.  Many thanksEm 

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I cracked my screen and replaced with a new one.   Now when I close the lid, it won't go to sleep; rather it goes to tablet mode.   I have to press the power button to make it go to sleep.   I put back the original screen and it goes to sleep as it should.   I've tried two different brand new screens and it will never go to sleep when closed.    Lenovo doesn't sell replacement screens so I'm forced to go to ebay or Amazon.   I have checked setting to make sure it goes to sleep when the lid closes.   The magnets are in the replacements.  Hmm, has anyone ever experienced this?  Any recommendations what to do?   Thank you for your input.  

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My Yoga 920 seems to ranomly wake from sleep when the lid is closed. I'd had several occasions when travelling to find my latop completely dead when I needed it - or finding it burning up in the confines of my bag. A few times, I've been alerted to problem when I happen to hear my laptop make a notification sound. When this happens, the screen is already on when I open the lid and much of the bettery has been used. I've seen this occur both in and out of my bag. Nothing is plug into the laptop other then the dummy USB holder for the pen. I have Vantage installed and all updates have been applied. 

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I bought the X1 Yoga 3rd Gen during the week of Thanksgiving 2018.  I watched a ton of reviews showing the battery getting anywhere from 7-9 hrs of life even though it specs say 15 hours.  7-9 is still acceptable for me but my battery only gets ~2-3 hours of life.  This isn't even the worse part. Like many others my laptop suffers from the dreaded battery drain but seems worse than others.  I seem to not even be able to leave it without the A/C adapter plugged in at night or it will be below 40% by the morning. I have tried many of the "hacks" suggested.  Turned the USB always on OFF and turned the Thunderbolt 3 active at boot up OFF.Neither of those made any difference.  All my Windows power/battery settings (close lid, on power, on battery, etc.) are set to StandBy. I thought about doing a battery gauge reset but have seen horror stories that batteries are screwed up after doing that. Any suggestions for very low battery life relative to specs? excessive battery drain?  TIA,S104S

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While the laptop is plugged in, closing the lid works properly (in my case, sleeps) and when the lid is subsequently opened it wakes correctly.
If I close the lid while unplugged, the laptop seems to power off hard - the front LED goes out immediately, and when I open the lid the machine boots from cold. The event viewer shows a critical Kernel Power error.
If I close the lid while plugged in, the front LED blinks - I assume this means going to sleep?, but then if I unplug power the machine powers off hard - same reboot and critical error when I open the lid.
I have 1.2.21 firmware.
Any ideas how to fix this?

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Hello,I am currently using a Lenovo Yoga 700-14ISK... Have bought it about 1 year ago for school use, and i use it for gaming as wellHave bought it about 1 year ago for school use, and i use it for gaming as wellhowever, i have realised that my battery is draining too fast nowadays... 100% can only last for around 1 hour, andFor example, while watching Youtube 100% can only last for around 1 hour+, and in 6minutes, 5% has drained... Anyone have any solution to it?

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My battery began draining very fast and got to the point where it would die as soon as I switched from AC.

I thought it was the battery of course, and got a new one, but the same is happening with it.

Any ideas on what the cause could be? (I have an Acer Aspire 5670 with XP operating system.)
 

A:Draining batteries

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Hello,

For awhile now my wireless speed has been low and my CPU memory repeatedly shot up to 100%. I've been having some wireless problems so I didn't pay attention cuz virus scans haven't turned up anything (I use Symantec, Adaware, & Spybot).

Yesterday though, I found the run32dll virus among the running processes. I downloaded HijackThis and was able to remove the run32dll item (I think ).

However I noticed some other suspicious looking items that I'm not sure if I should remove or not. I'll post my HJT log below but I'm referring to the BHO no name-no file, AL2spyclass, MSPY2002. I wanted to double check with someone with more experience than me before I started deleting anything else.

I'd be grateful for any feedback, and please just let me know if you need any more information.

Thank you in advance for the assistance!
gonks

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 4:48:30 PM, on 11/24/2008
Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16735)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSetMgr.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccEvtMgr.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\SNDSrvc.exe
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A:Malware draining CPU mem

Run HJT again and put a check in the following:

O2 - BHO: (no name) - {02478D38-C3F9-4efb-9B51-7695ECA05670} - (no file)
O2 - BHO: AL2Spy Class - {DC200356-0864-4F66-8964-5D43A19300F5} - C:\WINDOWS\AUTOLO~1\AL2DLL.dll (file missing)

Close all applications and browser windows before you click "fix checked".
 

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Hi, I have had this Z50 for just over 1 year,  However over the past 3-4 months, I have noticed that the battery drains very quickly.  When I take it to meeings for example (they last 2 - 3 hours), I will start with a full battery and then after about an hour and a half the battery is dead.At the meeting all I am running is Microsoft word and excel, and I have thunderbird open.  My wi-fi is turned off at meetings (as there is no wi - fi at  the location), blue tooth is switched off.An example is at a meeting last night after an hour it told me my battery was 100% when the meeting started, an hour later it was down to 26% and then within seconds it dropped to 6% told me battery was too low and shut down. Any help would be appreciated, as it is not good to have your lapptop shut down halfway through a meeting! Thanks in advance. 

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Sigh... Well, after trying every spyware killing program that I know of, I still have a problem. If I am not signed on to the Net, nothing happens, as soon as I activate the wireless connection, the hard drive starts spinning, but not constant. It flashes on and off about every .5 seconds. I also can watch my uploaded data go up. Roughly 25MB every 30 minutes. No popups or warnings. I did have some trojans that Malwarebytes found, but got rid of those:

Files Infected:
C:\WINDOWS\system32\dombho.dll (Trojan.BHO) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
C:\WINDOWS\system32\domie.dll (Trojan.BHO) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
C:\WINDOWS\system32\domiebho.dll (Trojan.BHO) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
C:\WINDOWS\system32\homiebho.dll (Trojan.BHO) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
C:\WINDOWS\system32\sysaudio.sys (Rootkit.Agent) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.

Here is my DDS File. I certainly appreciate the help.
DDS (Version 1.1.0) - NTFSx86
Run by Joel at 23:45:27.07 on Tue 12/23/2008
Internet Explorer: 7.0.5730.11 BrowserJavaVersion: 1.6.0_11
Microsoft Windows XP Professional 5.1.2600.3.1252.1.1033.18.1023.258 [GMT -7:00]
============== Running Processes ===============

C:\WINDOWS\system32\ibmpmsvc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\Ati2evxx.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost -k DcomLaunch
svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs
svchost.exe
svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSetMgr.exe
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A:Something sucking bandwidth and draining HD

Hiya and welcome to Tech Support Guy

Are you still having this problem? If so, do the following:

I know you've already run MBAM, but it may find some more things:

Please download Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware from Here or Here

Double Click mbam-setup.exe to install the application.
Make sure a checkmark is placed next to Update Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware and Launch Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware, then click Finish.
If an update is found, it will download and install the latest version.
Once the program has loaded, select "Perform Quick Scan", then click Scan.
The scan may take some time to finish,so please be patient.
When the scan is complete, click OK, then Show Results to view the results.
Make sure that everything is checked, and click Remove Selected.
When disinfection is completed, a log will open in Notepad and you may be prompted to Restart.(See Extra Note)
The log is automatically saved by MBAM and can be viewed by clicking the Logs tab in MBAM.
Copy&Paste the entire report in your next reply.
Extra Note:
If MBAM encounters a file that is difficult to remove,you will be presented with 1 of 2 prompts,click OK to either and let MBAM proceed with the disinfection process,if asked to restart the computer,please do so immediatly.


Download and scan with SUPERAntiSpyware Free for Home Users
Double-click SUPERAntiSpyware.exe and use the default settings for installation.
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For the last few days I've had a virus or malware draining my bandwidth. An estimated usage is about 3gbs of data during the daytime, and if I leave the computer on at night another 2gbs of data at night. I'm running Windows 7 64bit. There are no kind of error messages or anything. In fact I only noticed because one month my household went over the allotted bandwidth usage and we caught it then.

HiJackThis log

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.4
Scan saved at 11:06:46 AM, on 5/16/2011
Platform: Windows 7 (WinNT 6.00.3504)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v9.00 (9.00.8112.16421)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\Program Files (x86)\Dell DataSafe Local Backup\COMPONENTS\SCHEDULER\STSERVICE.EXE
C:\Program Files (x86)\Dell DataSafe Local Backup\Components\DSUpdate\DSUpd.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Dell DataSafe Local Backup\Toaster.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Intel\Intel Matrix Storage Manager\IAAnotif.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\BitTorrent\BitTorrent.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\W3i\InstallIQUpdater\InstallIQUpdater.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\CyberLink\PowerDVD DX\PDVDDXSrv.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Roxio\Roxio Burn\RoxioBurnLauncher.exe
C:\Program Files\Avast\AvastUI.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\QuickTime\QTTask.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunesHelper.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Roxio\Roxio Burn\Roxio Burn.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Apple\Mobile Device Support\AppleMobileDeviceHelper.exe
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A:Bandwidth Draining virus/bug

If there is anything else that you need me to post don't hesitate to let me know and I'll get it up asap.
 

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Hello everyone.  First time on the forums and I hope someone can help me out with this so here it goes... I'm using a T500 which is almost brand new and I've noticed that my battery is draining too quickly.  I know this because I have owned other Thinkpads before (T60, T61p, R61, etc.) and this is the worst on battery life.  I have a 9-cell battery in currently with 80.10Wh at full capacity and I don't get more than 2.5 hours out of one full charge.  I had this same 9-cell battery in my older T60 and I was easily able to pull 6 hours of battery life.  I have my power manager set to 'Optimized' and dimmed the screen almost all the way.  What could I be missing here?  I'm running Windows 7 Pro if it makes any difference. Thanks for any of your inputs.





T500 (2055)









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A:Battery draining too quickly

Do you have switchable graphics?

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hello,

a friend of mine recommended this site to me. for some reason beginning today, my available memory has decreased from where it usually was upon boot/reboot. upon booting my computer was running at 96%, now it starts upon booting, or rebooting at not higher than 89%. i have not installed any new hardware or software, and cannot think of what might be the culprit. any help would be outstanding!

i have run an anti-virus that i have "AVG free edition", as well as "Adware away"

thanks in advance, and hope to hear from you guys (or girls) soon
 

A:Somethings draining my memory, help

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I have the brand new Spectre x360 and I keep it plugged in all day while using it, then every night I turn it off, and unplug it. At that point it had 100% charge. When I turn it back on in the morning, I notice that the battery has drained, usually down to around 80-90%. What is draining it? I tried turning off Windows "fast startup", but that did not change anything.  I do have a Logitech USB receiver for my mouse and keyboard plugged into the standard USB port, could it be that? Perhaps the HP "sleep and charge" feature is letting that thing draw power overnight? If so, is there a way to disable that feature? Or, perhaps it has something to do with the fact that I have the laptop in tablet mode, on a stand.  Maybe the camera/infrared on the front are active somehow? I also usually leave cord plugged into the USB Type-C ports, 1 for the power cord and 1 for a monitor, but I always have them unplugged from both the wall and the monitor, so I don't think it can be those. Any thoughts would be appreciated...in the meantime I'll try to test it tonight, by unplugging the USB receiver and/or closing the laptop, to see if that changes anything...

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Well, after many months of not dealing with this, I'm back with the exact same problem I had in this post: http://forums.techguy.org/malware-r...-something-sucking-bandwidth-draining-hd.html

I've done everything asked and am going to post the logs from all of the runs. Should anyone be able to help, I would certainly appreciate it.

Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware 1.44
Database version: 3639
Windows 5.1.2600 Service Pack 3
Internet Explorer 7.0.5730.13

1/25/2010 10:41:42 PM
mbam-log-2010-01-25 (22-41-42).txt

Scan type: Quick Scan
Objects scanned: 129512
Time elapsed: 16 minute(s), 45 second(s)

Memory Processes Infected: 0
Memory Modules Infected: 0
Registry Keys Infected: 0
Registry Values Infected: 0
Registry Data Items Infected: 2
Folders Infected: 0
Files Infected: 0

Memory Processes Infected:
(No malicious items detected)

Memory Modules Infected:
(No malicious items detected)

Registry Keys Infected:
(No malicious items detected)

Registry Values Infected:
(No malicious items detected)

Registry Data Items Infected:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Security Center\AntiVirusDisableNotify (Disabled.SecurityCenter) -> Bad: (1) Good: (0) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Security Center\FirewallDisableNotify (Disabled.SecurityCenter) -> Bad: (1) Good: (0) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.

Folders Infected:
(No malicious items detected)

Files Infected:
(No malicious items detected)
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