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Lenovo Ideapad 510-15IKB not showing internal hard drive.

Q: Lenovo Ideapad 510-15IKB not showing internal hard drive.

My pc is not showing my internal hdd. It only shows the ssd. I just recently did the creators update, could this be causing the problem.

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Preferred Solution: Lenovo Ideapad 510-15IKB not showing internal hard drive.

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When the wd elements 1 TB external hard drive is connected to Lenovo IdeaPad 320 - 15IKB (Type 80xl,80ye), the light of the hard drive is continuously on but the device is not shown on my computer. the device is also not visible on computer management -> storage and also not show in device manager.And the moreover..the hard drive is visible at times and is working fine but suddenly stops detecting. for say, the device got detected and I start copying some file..in the middle of copying the drive automatically disconnects even though the light on the hard drive is still on.I tried uninstalling and reinstalling of universal serial bus drivers. but no solution.the hard drive is working on other laptops with both 2.0 and 3.0 ports. but it is not showing on Lenovo IdeaPad 320 model.please help.

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I bought the Lenovo IdeaPad 520-15IKB a month ago and noticed that the sound of hard is relatively high and when I found that this complaint is widespread in this model a lot and after use I found that the sound rises with some operations such as file transfer and during the operation began and you download the program Lenovo Vantage The test worked for the Hard Disk and the result was goodBut recently I noticed something else and I do not know if it has anything to do with Hard Disk or notWhen I watch a clip on the Internet and especially YouTube stops the picture for a moment while still playing the sound at the same timeAs well as video clips on the device, the video stops for a moment with a quick chopping sound and then comes back and I do not understand whySpecifications of laptop :ProcessorIntel Core i5-7200UGraphics adapter : Intel HD Graphics 620 & nevidia 940mx 4gMemory : 16000 MBStorage : 1TB GBOperating System : Microsoft Windows 10 Home 64 Bitplease reply 

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Hi, I've recently bought online a Lenovo IdeaPad 520-15IKB, i7-8550U Kaby Lake R, 15.6" Full HD, IPS, 4 GB, 2 TB HDD, nVIDIA GeForce MX150 4GB. Apparently, the laptop has no optical drive installed (see attached image below), despite the images on the website which showed an optical drive on the right side. I'd like to know if I can use any of the optical drives listed on the parts lookup page to install to this laptop. If yes, do I need a caddy to hold the optical drive? Thanks,Gabriel 


























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Hi , Lenovo Community I have recently bought Lenovo Idea Pad Notebook 320-151KB , Machine Model 81BT0047AD having 2 TB of Harddisk storage . I found out that primary partition of Harddisk (C is more than 1.5 TB whereas D : is only 100 GB . This seems to me  strange since the secondary partition is always used for more storage . Now i want to change the partition and shrink the volume of C: Drive to less storage and use maximum storage for D: .But minimum volume that can be reduced to is 1 TB which is still too much . Can i use  Novo recovery to reformat the Harddisk and  partition the drive to my choice , in this case how do i know  where  the recovery software is installed and it will not be impacted by the reformat of harddrive . Please advise

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Hi !I just bought a new Lenovo Ideapad 520-15 Ikb for 1099 ? and it came without optical disc drive when the images on on the online publication of the product shows it with the optical disc drive.some basic info:Why my lenovo isnt with an optical drive ? Do I bought it in the right price ?It also came with publications that shows the optical drive on it

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I want to know that Samsung 850 EVO 250 GB Laptop Internal Solid State Drive (MZ-M5E250BW) is compatible with my laptop?

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I have a dead laptop, I believe it was the hard drive, anyway. I took the hard drive out, connected it to my Network computer, all looks well, I heard it spinning (Good sign?) and then I booted the computer, it didn't actually load windows 7, it spent like a good 10-15mins saying "Loading windows 7" so I turned it off, moved the SATA cable to a different slot, it booted.. then when trying to detect the drive, it doesn't exist. Any ideas? I will need to format it, as it does have windows 7 on that drive aswell.
Kind regards,
Matthew

A:Adding Internal Hard drive, Not showing

I'm confused.
What are you trying to accomplish? Fix the laptop, or just use the laptop's hard drive for additional storage?

If the latter, and you do not need any of the data on the drive, then you could use the Diskpart Utility to wipe the drive and/or format it, or a 3rd party program like Partition Wizard from the bootable CD.

But when you try to boot W7 on a different computer there will be problems because the W7 installation is tied to the hardware. And if the computer detects 2 bootable (Active) partitions then W7 may ignore the second partition or drive.

You could also unmark the partition as Active using Diskpart, if you are attempting to retrieve any data.
Partition - Mark as Inactive

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My Toshiba P500 Satellite has a 500GB hard drive divided in two in two partitions. Since changing my ITunes folder to that secondary drive, I have been able to sync my phone twice. A week ago that second drive just disappeared from explorer. Screen shots below
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A:Explorer not showing internal secondary hard drive

All I see is a 10.48GB partition that does not have a drive letter assigned. Have you tried assigning a drive letter via right click?

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HI Ladies and Gents,

I have had this issue with the WD Internal HD and it seems its on its way out. I have taken some screen shots below to help you see the problem, but it is basically saying 'Directory Corrupted or unreadable'.

I have A LOT of information (personal/ work) on there that I really would like to keep - is that even possible?

Please please help a brother out here

c: is the main PC HD and the 2 others (D: & E: are both WD Internal HD)


This is the error I get on trying to access d:


Disk Management shows it there, but no error?

A:WD Internal Hard Drive (Partitioned) showing 'Directory Corrupted'

Have you tried checking the wiring to that HDD? Perhaps something is loose, maybe the wire is damaged, does it make any weird sounds like grinding, clicking, whirring or something that doesn't sound right?

Before giving up always check to make sure that it's not something else that is causing the problem such as wiring

It is being detected so at least there's that, it may be salvageable enough for you to get your stuff off it.

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Hi, I recently bought an ideapad 310 and I've been trying to connect it to my TV using the VGA connection without success. As soon as I plug the cable in to the PC port the screen freezes and showing only the desktop. Any open window cannot be accessed and even though I can bring up the start menu I cannot launch any program and see it (the program runs but I cannot see it). The HDMI connection works well. Has anybody had the same problem? Can it be a display setting set wrong? Please advise.Many thanks in advance.

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Hi,How can I turn on the backlight on the keyboard? Or does it have backlight at all? On some pages it says there is backlight, on other pages it does not say anything. Confused!

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Good afternoon,I am having issues with the touchpad driver. I really despise two point scrolling and would like one, but the current version of the ELAN software does that is available for this laptop does have the ability for single point scrolling. Is there some other software i can use to enable this or am i pretty much SOL until an update hits that brings it to the current version? I have tried accessing the Microsoft Update Catalog for the driver, but it just crashes after an attempt to move the mouse so i had to roll it back.Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thanks,Jake

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I just wanted to know if there was a way to change the amount of dedicated video memory?

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I got this laptop 2 days ago for my online job and when I tried to use it to work, it was so sluggish. I'm planning to add more ram to it. It has a 4gb ddr4 2400mhz ram soldered unto the board. I use 3 browsers for my job. 4 tabs on firefox, 8 to 10 tabs on chrome, 1 tab on opera browser, 1 soft phone app, 1 time tracking app, 1-5 ms word docs, 2 notepads, and 1 windows explorer open at the same time.My question: Do I need 4gb more to make it 8gb total? Or do i need 8gb more to make it 12gb total?I need all the help I can get. Thanks 

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I ordered this laptop a few months ago from Amazon and from the start it had some malfunctions like mouse glitches and speaker glitches while playing sound. I said ok I can live with that. Then progressively it started to get slower, then a few days ago the screen would suddenly turn black, so I would have to force shut down. And restarting has a 30% chance of success, if it doesn't freeze mid start-up. McAfee is newly installed and always scanning for viruses, but I can't do a full scan now without the laptop freezing and quiting. I don't know if it's a problem from windows 10 or the laptop. Maybe both. Can someone please help and advise what to do. Thank you.

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Hello Friends, I've successfully installed Windows 7 on my laptop but i can't find wifi driver so please share me 3rd party website which has drivers available for it. Best Regards,Aditya Rampure

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I updated my laptop to Window 10 x64bit KB4033637 then it got really really slow and laggy.I tried Deleting apps and basically everything but nothing worked please help

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hello!my airplan mode keyboard button dosent work.whats the problem?

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Hello!I bought the leptop Ideapad 310 - 15 ikb, and it came with another graphics card (GTX 920MX), and when i try to play games it says to me that i am running the game on the intel graphics card.How do i change it?I installed Nvidia's drivers already.

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Hi I am looking to upgrade the RAM on my Lenovo Ideapad 510-15IKB Laptop of model type - 80SV00FEIH. It currently has 8 GB DDR4 RAM and I was wondering what the max capacity is? Also, how many slots are available and among them, are any free? And to upgrade RAM, by opening the back of the laptop, will my warranty be voided? Sorry if this has already been answered. Thanks Sidzzz

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I have bought 8 GB Ram ddr4 2400 its not working ! How can i know the reason For 310ikb

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Hello Lenovo Cummunity i am new herei just baught Lenovo Ideapad 310 15IKB (i5 7200u,8gb ddr4,2gb Nvidia)i just want to know that will this laptop support ddr3 ram coz i have a 4gb ddr3 ram?

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HiI cant find the right charger for the Ideapad 310. Does anyone have a link to the right one? When I ordered I got this big USB charger thing. I need a reaaly small round charger that fits my computer

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hello people, i have 3 problems with my lenovo ideapad510 which im dying to solve 1- my f2 and f3 buttons arent working, i investigated in the issue and turns out its the intel hd graphics driver thats causing the issue, once i disable it the buttons work fine but the laptop gets a bit laggy, so is there anyway i can fix this, like an older driver or something because i cant find one on the lenovo drivers for my model 2- my fan is super loud at some points, like really loud, even tho this laptop is just 1 years old but when it turn on or run an app it gets really loud then settles down a bit 3- i keep getting a error on the event viewer that says my processor speed is being limited by system firmware for pretty much all my processors, which im noticing because the boot is awfully slow, any fix for this? i have all drivers updated similar to my bios  thank you all 

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I instaled Lenovo Settings (from the Microsoft store) on my IdeaPad 320 IKB but it will not start up.When I click on it, it begins start up but then before it opens it dissapears from the screen and the app never opens up.I tried downloading latest System Interface Drivers but nothing changes. Any ideas please why it would not work? 

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I have my laptob for about a year now and not too long ago, my usb ports except for one suddenly stopped working. They give power to the devices, but there is no detection towards the devices. I checked the device manager and there are no yellow exclamation marks. The "allow windows to turn off device" feature is also turned off in device manager. The disable selected sespend registry is on (1) and my power management settings is set that it wont turn off my usb's and as well my drivers are up to date and i have no virusses on my pc (I scanned three times with iobit malware fighter pro). Yet all my usb's exept for one usb does not work. Please help, i have been having this problem for weeks. Thank You

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According the official technical specifications on Lenovo's website, the IdeaPad 520 (15IKB) notebook has two USB 3.0 ports and one type-C port. But on my IP 520, the two USB-A ports don't have the expected blue colour coding for USB 3.0 and also they both don't have the (SuperSpeed) SS-USB symbol. Instead they have the regular USB trident symbol. Only the type-C port has the SS-USB symbol. The Windows Device Manager lists three USB related drivers viz.Intel(R) USB 3.0 eXtensible Host Controller - 1.0 (Microsoft)USB Composite DeviceUSB Root Hub (USB 3.0) So, the IP 520 really does have two USB 3.0 ports or it's a gimmick?

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I have bought 8 GB Ram ddr4 2400 its not working ! How can i know the reason For 310ikb

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hi there, I own laptop lenovo ideapad 510-15IKB 80sv00l5. I read that the max ram upgrade i can do to my laptop is up to 16GB(current is 6GB). Is that correct?? If yes which type of ram i could use to upgrade it?? 

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I am adding a Samsung 960 EVO SSD in the extra M.2 port of an LENOVO LNVNB161216motherboard.The SSD is advertised at 3,200/1,800 MBps speeds. In my M.2 port, CrystalDiskMark reads only about half these speeds, topping out at about 1,800/1,500. Can I find out for nvme ssd PCI Express slot generation??Is it 'PCIe Gen. 3 x 4' Or 'PCIe Gen. 2 x 4' ??  

A:Lenovo ideapad 720S-15IKB

Hi acejjeon,
 
Welcome to the Community Forums.
 
Product specification:
Storage: M.2 SSD / PCIe 3.0 x 4
 
Hope this helps answer your query.
 
Regards

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Hello everyone, is there any eGPU available for lenovo ideapad 510 i was looking for this and can you tell if its compatible with my laptop or not. https://www.amazon.in/Gigabyte-AORUS-Gaming-Graphic-GV-N1070IXEB-8GD/dp/B073PYMG3G/ref=sr_1_1?s=comp... thanks

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Hi, I want to give my CPU more GHZ now it's only on 2.7 (which is the default option) and i want to put on 3 or somewhere in there.How do I do it?

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I have this laptop for past 8 months, My Windows 10 is not updating properly. It is consistently asking to restart the system when i do it says it failed updating. Even Ge-Force Nvidia Drivers when i download and it says update process failed. And Moreover when i connect the battery when its in 100% it say its not charging, i have to wait till it gets down to 95% and then only i can charge my System

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Hey Lenovo I have til Ideapad 310-15ikb, it came with windows 10. but have have to run windows 7 32 bit because of some programs I shall use only support windows 7 32 bit.the problem is that, I can't finde any USB driver for the laptop.So at the time I can't usb any of the usb ports nomatter if it is usb 2.0 or 3.0.Or the driver for the onboard intel 620 gfx card. Rasmus

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I just bought this Lenovo Ideapad 320 15IKB with 1TB HDD and 8 GB ram, My laptop display is 720p while its specs in box mention that laptop has FHD display. I just want to know that this model has FHD Display or not if it hasn't FHD then why its written in the box. I tried to update both display drivers Intel and Nvidia but no effect at all   320-15IKB (Type 81BG, 81BT) Laptop (ideapad)Serial Number: PF0WURRYMachine Type Model: 81BG0008AX 

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Hey, I hope I'm in the right placeI try to install windows 7 on my lenovo ideaPad 310-15ikbI burn the windows to usb but I dont see the usb in the boot menuI check the usb with my other lenovo (g50) and there it recognize it in the boot menuWhat can cause the problem and how can I fix it?

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Which ssd drive is supported for my IdeaPad 720-15IKB?  Currently it has 1TB sata drive and i want to add another ssd drive if possible..   thanks 

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I ordered this laptop a few months ago from Amazon and from the start it had some malfunctions like mouse glitches and speaker glitches while playing sound. I said ok I can live with that. Then progressively it started to get slower, then a few days ago the screen would suddenly turn black, so I would have to force shut down. And restarting has a 30% chance of success, if it doesn't freeze mid start-up. McAfee is newly installed and always scanning for viruses, but I can't do a full scan now without the laptop freezing and quiting. I don't know if it's a problem from windows 10 or the laptop. Maybe both. Can someone please help and advise what to do. Thank you.

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Hello! I'm looking to buy this Lenovo IdeaPad 520-15IKB 81bf004rri - http://www.cel.ro/laptop-laptopuri/laptop-lenovo-ideapad-520_15ikb-intel-core-kaby-lake-r-_40_-8th-g... I would like to upgrade it with an 128/256 GB SSD - can you please advise which type does this laptop support and maybe even recommend a specific product? Also I'd like to know what's the maximum amount of RAM it support. Thanks in advance for your help! Looking forward to becoming a proud Lenovo owner.

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Hey, I hope I'm in the right place I try to install windows 7 on my lenovo ideaPad 310-15ikb I burn the windows to usb but I dont see the usb in the boot menu I check the usb with my other lenovo (g50) and there it recognize it in the boot menu What can cause the problem and how can I fix it?

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Hi, I bought a new Lenovo ideapad 510-15IKB about a month ago. It has windows 10. When I click on camera app it says "we can't find your camera. Check to be sure it's connected and installed properly, that it isn't being blocked by antivirus software, and that your camera drivers are up-to-date. If you need it, here's the error code: 0xA00F4244(0xC00D36D5). I have first disabled my antivirus and tried, but that didn't work. 'I checked device manager and there I couldn't see "Imaging devices" under which camera should show up as far as I know. Then I installed the camera driver here[1] and restarted the laptop but still camera app wouldn't work and camera wasn't there under device manager. Any help to get this issue resolved would be appreciated.  [1] http://pcsupport.lenovo.com/lk/en/products/Laptops-and-netbooks/500-Series/510-15IKB/downloads Thanks,Devni

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Hello! I recently bought a Lenovo IdeaPad 310 15ikb!Just wondering if OneKey Optimizer would work with this laptop?Even with the dust cleaning-function?   Thanks 

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As you know that the keyboard in this laptop is different the rshift is after the arrows which is never the case in any laptops...Hence I'm not able to find a keyboard guard for it...Could anyone please lemme know where I can find oneI don't want universal since it blurs the keys


























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