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Y700 Battery Full Charge capacity reduced suddenly

Q: Y700 Battery Full Charge capacity reduced suddenly

My laptop battery's full charge capacity has fallen from 60Wh to 35Wh all of a sudden. It used to be around 58-59Wh couple of months back, then I began using conservation mode for a few weeks. Later when I went back to normal mode, my laptop's backup was totally deterioted. It began lasting under 3hrs as opposed to 5hrs+ earlier under light load. Then I discovered the reduced full charge capacity issue. It's quite weird to see such a massive loss in capacity considering that I have under 70 cycles on the battery and the laptop is barely 10 months old and used quite sparingly.Things I have tried but to no avail:1. Calibration using one key recovery(The laptop kept working for over 2hrs under 2% battery while I did this!)2. Calibration using energy management3. Reset windows.4. Fresh install windows.Service center and lenovo india are highly ignorant towards the issue, calling this as an imported laptop(I got my laptop as a gift from my uncle in US, non 4k y700 is sold in India as well). The international warranty s**ks big time.Any help will be greatly appreciated, more so if you don't ask me to disassemble my laptop!Thanks

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Hey all, I just noticed that my fairly new P50's battery has a full charge capacity of 82.42 vs. 90.06 full design capacity.  It is showing a cycle count of 14. I have run down the battery a few times.  When it is was brand new I think it was around 86. Any one else seeing this kind of battery degredation?  Close to 9% seems a bit off with a couple of months of use... Thanks!

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I've had this laptop for about a year and recently I've been having issues with my laptop's battery. For the last two weeks the battery has been draining to 1% when putting it to sleep mode, even if it was fully charged. And I've noticed that the battery after fully charging has been lasting less and less. According to Lenovo Settings the battery can only store 11.42% of it's original full charge capacity.Print Screen of Lenovo Settings. Is my battery dead? Is there a way to revive it or who do I contact for a replacement? (I still have my warranty) Thank you.











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A:Lenovo Y 40-80 Battery Full charge capacity is ver...

Dear Sir  Welcome to Lenovo Community first of all lets do small troubleshooting steps, if its working ok if no so you have to deliver your device to the Service center to replace the battery if it still under warranty. ( find the list of service center link at the end of the message )if you do not have the power manager or power management you can download it from the below link:http://support.lenovo.com/eg/en/products/Laptops-and-netbooks/Lenovo-Y-Series-laptops/Y40-80/downloa...after installing you have an option inside called battery gauge reset, you have to make it night when u do not use the laptop cause this operation will take more than 6 hours to full charge the battery then difull charge then full charge again to refresh your battery, after you do that try your machine, if the battery still drains fast so you can visit the nearest service center to your place. https://support.lenovo.com/eg/en/contactus/supportphonelist Best Of Luck 

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Hi so I'm kind of paranoid about maintaining my battery life so every now and then I check whether the remaining capacity is the same as the full charge capacity in HP Battery Check. When I checked this maybe 6 hours or so ago, Full charge capacity is 5344 mAh and remaining capacity is 5309 mAh. Then when I checked it now remaining capacity lowered to 5181 mAh. Is there a problem? P.S. I keep this laptop plugged in all the time because I play games on it and sessions usually last from 6-12 hours every day. I only unplug the laptop when I'm going to school (I seldomly bring this to school) and after I shut down my laptop. An HP expert said that I can just keep the laptop plugged in even after charging it to 100% since there is a technology in place when the laptop hits 100%, it uses the electricity from the charger and not the battery.

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Hey all!I am having a major issue with my new battery i just forked 40 pounds for! its a brand new oem one that came in the genuine lenovo box with no seals broken at all.i have had the battery since Tuesday and i have only needed to charge it 4 times so (4 total cycle charges to 100%) when i got the new battery i first turned my system off placed new battery in and let it fully charge to 100% i last used the laptop on Tuesday night it still had its full charge which i left in hibernation mode. But on Wednesday i got my new phone (Oneplus 3T) so ive been on that mostly. I have not used it till today and when i checked power manager the total capacity was 55.14 Wh out of the 62.16! it came with when i got the thing brand new and checked it when i had it fully chargedi seriously do not understand why this is happening to me i was lucky enough to get the battery then this happens i just want a battery that is actually reliable and wont kick the bucket after hardly and use or charge cycles!can someone help me out!?EDIT: i even uninstalled power manager and reinstalled it with the same results!

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Hey all!I am having a major issue with my new battery i just forked 40 pounds for! its a brand new oem on that came in the genuine lenovo box with no seals broken etc.i have had the battery since Tuesday and i have only needed to charge it 4 times so (4 total cycle charges to 100%) i did when i got it turned my system off placed new battery in and let it fully charge to 100% i last used the laptop on Tuesday night and it still had its full charge. but since on Wednesday i got my new phone (Oneplus 3T) so ive been on that mostly. I have not used it till today and when i checked power manager the total capacity was 55.14 Wh out of the 62.16! i seriously do not understand why this is happening to me i was lucky enough to get the battery then this happens i just want a battery that is actually reliable and wont kick the bucket after hardly and use or charge cycles!can someone help me out!?i would greatly appreciate it!

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Hi, 1. I have recently bought a 9-cells battery (1 week ago) for my thinkpad x230. I use windows 7 64-bit and I have installed Power Manager. 2. I have performed Battery Gauge reset. 3. The FRU number on the battery is "FRU P/N 45N1027". However, on Power Manager it says that is "FRU P/N 45N1029" and 7 cycle count. 4. Condition is Poor and the battery can store 65% of the its original full charge capacity according to Power Manager (56.58Wh out of 86.58Wh). 5. I tried to update battery firmware but I could not because it says that it  not need update. Question Q1. Is the Battery Genuine (You can check attached)?Q2. Is the battery damaged and need to return it back?Q3. Is there anything else I could do for this battery? Thanks all in advance.Nikolaos

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Ok, so I bought my Yoga 910 (4k/i7/16gb/512ssd) just a few days ago and, besides the fan noise (which I am currently working on) as well as recently discovering the issue I am about to discuss, I absolutely LOVE this machine! It is a workhorse and the build quality is amazing. That's saying a lot coming from a previous Mac user... Anyway, I was looking around today while trying to get the fan issue resolved and I noticed that the Full Charge Capacity (FCC) of the battery is only 75410mwh, while the actual Designed Capacity is meant to be 78000mwh. It is about a 4% performance decrease basically right out of the box, is that normal? I only ask because I originally bought the FHD/i7/8gb/256ssd version, before exchanging it for the upgraded unit due to liking it so much, and noticed that the FCC on the original one was actually 80102mwh, quite a bit higher than the designed capacity. Not sure if there is a setting preventing the PC to charge to the full amount or what? Maybe I just got a battery with lower ratings? Any help would be MUCH apppreciated!

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Just days over a year after i bought this laptop battery capacity is fluctuating rapidly. The design capacity is 45Wh. Is it supposed to drop to 21Wh like this? The night before it showed 32Wh. And i dont care about the numbers in display, but i left the laptop with enough charge by night but by morning i could not boot my laptop without charger as you can see in the image below.

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Hello Experts,I am experiencing big trouble with an hp laptop battery. it indicates that the battery has a capacity and may need to be replaced. laptop works only when plugged in. apart from that it shuts down. Can anyone assist me on this matter, please Ernesto ChiBelize,Orange Walk Town

A:Battery low capacity charge

Hi,That means you've to replace the battery with a new HP battery.Symptoms indicate low battery capacity for sure.What is the full model name, exact product number of your laptop?We could post a link to online seller or HP part store selling this batteryRegardsVisruth

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Hi Guys, I've searched for this problem on the internet and on this board, but could not find a satisfying answer. I have a battery of about half a year old. When I unplug the power cable, the battery first slowly discharges, but then suddenly drops and the system goes to sleep mode.The same holds for charging, see the plots below. https://postimg.org/image/42uafehqnhttps://postimg.org/image/inbda8cpb I don't think my battery is actually dead, but that it is some kind of software/driver issue. The HP support assistant tells me that the battery is in good condition and doesn't need calibration. https://postimg.org/image/45e628le7 If someone has any idea what to do, please tell me! Regards,Rob  

A:Gap in battery capacity (does not charge/uncharge between 10...

Hello and welcome to the forum! Take a look at This and see it helps resolves your issue.   I hope this helps you.

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Hi Guys, I've searched for this problem on the internet and on this board, but could not find a satisfying answer. I have a battery of about half a year old. When I unplug the power cable, the battery first slowly discharges, but then suddenly drops and the system goes to sleep mode.The same holds for charging, see the plots below. https://postimg.org/image/42uafehqnhttps://postimg.org/image/inbda8cpb I don't think my battery is actually dead, but that it is some kind of software/driver issue. The HP support assistant tells me that the battery is in good condition and doesn't need calibration. https://postimg.org/image/45e628le7 If someone has any idea what to do, please tell me! Regards,Rob  

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Hello.I seeking for help on this issue. I bought my Lenovo Yoga 510 about seven months ago, and today when I opened Lenovo Settings to check for updates, I saw the disclaimer that my battery can only charge 34% of its original capacity.Is it possible that a battery in its proper condition can detereorate like this in such a short period of time, or should I claim for a warranty solution? https://imgur.com/a/sZckaDg

A:Lenovo Yoga 510 battery can only charge up to 34% of its capacity

I would call support.  They will most likely ask you to run a battery guage reset.  If after reset its still like that and laptop is under 1 year old and under warranty in my opinion they will replace battery.  

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Satellite Pro L50, I had a warning box appear from the Toshiba PC Health Monitor which said

"Your battery charge capacity is relatively poor.
After a period of time, the battery will lose its ability to perform at max capacity & may need to be replaced. This is normal for all batteries. For more info about the 'poor' charge status click the help button."

Clicking the help button indicated the battery condition at about a third charge capability.

Is this an indication that I need a new battery?
The laptop is only 4 months old & I have some concerns. Comments appreciated

Regards, Mooky.

A:Satellite Pro L50 - poor battery charge capacity

If notebook is 4 month old I recommend you to contact your local dealer or nearest Toshiba sevice provider directly and explain the situation.

You must clarify this with them and maybe you will get new battery for free.

Addresses and phone numbers you can find on http://www.toshiba.eu/innovation/generic/ASP_SUPPORT/
Don't wait. Call Toshiba service as soon as possible.

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I have had my HP Spectre for a year.  Only on occasion do I use something requiring graphics. Mostly I am using word and power points at the moment.  This past week, all the sudden my computer is overheating and I am only getting about 2 hours of batterylife whereas a few weeks ago I was getting at least 5 hours if not more (sometimes average around 7).  I shut down my computer last night with over 50% of battery life and booted it up today and it had 20%.  And was instantly hot to the point it is hard to do anything on it.   Has anyone experienced this?  The computer is just barely a year old.  My HP computers in the past normally last about 4 years before giving me problems.   I suspect it is because of the recent update to Windows 10 that happened last week that I was forced into, but I can't figure out how to problem shoot that. 

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I purchased a Carbon X1 6th Gen recently and also purchased a Kensington SD4700P dock.  The Kensington dock was chosen over a Lenovo dock becuase it supports both Mac and PC.  When connected to a Mac there are no problems whatsoever but when connected to a Carbon X1 the USB-C connection drops frequently.  The drops only occur when the battery has reached 100% charge.  The docks delivers power, mouse, keyboard, display, and audio through a single USB-C cable.  I suspect that when the laptop reaches 100% it cuts off the power being delivered from the dock which in turn momentarily interrupts the data communication that supports mouse, keyboard, video, etc.  If I keep the USB-C cable connected at this point, it will continue to experience drops every few minutes as it calls for power and then cuts off power from the dock.  Is there any way to configure the USB-C ports to stop power without interrupting data transmission? Any other suggestions?

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My laptop battery icon is showing this and still not charging since two days. If i plug out the adapter, the percentage showing decreases. But when plugged in, it is not increasing and still 34% since two days. What should i do to make it charging again?

A:01 min to full charge but battery not charging

Hello mahi106,

Try this tutorial to fix battery not charging issue:
http://www.wikihow.com/Fix-a-Laptop-...s-not-Charging

Hope this helps'
John

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My computer is an HP Pavilion dv6t-7000. I purchased a 9-cell battery as second battery and I switch it out from time to time with my other battery. I have never had a problem with it charging or keeping a charge. Suddenly, I find that it won't charge above 47% of capacity. Only two of the four LED lights on the battery will light up. It charges up to 47% and stops. It will show that the unit it plugged in but not charging.  If I was seeing a degradation of the battery over time, I could accept that, but this happened suddenly. Any thoughts or suggestions?

A:MO09 9 cell battery suddenly won't charge over 47%

Hello Geoaddict, Thank you for posting on the HP Forums! I understand the battery will not charge to 100%. To start, please try Testing and Calibrating the Battery. You should be able to find out if the battery has any issues.. If the battery appears to be fine, you can try to improve your battery performance.  For more information on improving battery performance, please review the following document: Improving Battery Performance (Windows 8, 7, Vista). If none of this helps, you can try purchasing a replacement battery if the computer isn't in warranty. If it is, you should be able to get a replacement over HP phone support. You can utilize this website to learn how to contact HP appropriately, based on your region: Contact HP Worldwide Please let me know if you have any other questions or concerns, and if this helped you. Thanks for choosing the HP Forums. Have a great day! Mario




I worked on behalf of HP.

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Hi,  I have a 3 month old Ideapad z510. Last week, the battery indicator started getting stuck on 100%. So when the laptop is not plugged in, I have no idea if it's about to die. Before I call Lenovo, anyone have any thoughts? T













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A:Battery showing full charge at all times

hi betakappa19,
 
Welcome to Lenovo Community Forums!
 
You can try the suggestion in this article
 
It was fixed by these steps
   
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Unplug the AC Adapter, remove the battery, and then hold down the Power button for 30 seconds.
 
Now, plug in the AC Adapter without the battery inserted, start the notebook, open windows Control Panel, open Device Manager, expand the entry for Batteries, right click on and the Microsoft ACPI Compliant Control Method Battery and select Uninstall - do not uninstall anything else here.  When the uninstall is complete, shut the notebook down, unplug the AC Adapter, re-insert the battery and then start the notebook on just the battery.  Windows will automatically reinstall the driver - leave Windows running for a few minutes and see if the charge level decreases as it should.

Unplug the AC Adapter, remove the battery, and then hold down the Power button for 30 seconds.
 
Now, plug in the AC Adapter without the battery inserted, start the notebook, open windows Control Panel, open Device Manager, expand the entry for Batteries, right click on and the Microsoft ACPI Compliant Control Method Battery and select Uninstall - do not uninstall anything else here.  When the uninstall is complete, shut the notebook down, unplug the AC Adapter, re-insert the battery and then start the notebook on just th... Read more

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Hey :)I've had my Dell XPS 9550 for a couple years now. It's amazing.The only thing I'm not fully in love with is the battery life I get. After a full charge I tend to get about 1-2 hours, 3 hours tops if i'm only emailing.I just finished charging it and put it on battery saver, closed google chrome so only a couple windows explorer windows were open, and my battery says 1 hour left..I've got a Dell XPS 9550i5 processorWindows 101tb SSD filled appox half full32gb ramI've got the smaller of the 2 batteries, but it seems like I should get more than 2 hours on a full battery, right?Thanks everybody!-Garnet

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Please tell me this is not waht i should have expected!   My Brand new (like i bought it last night) Yoga 720 on a full charge only lasts 2 hours.  Is it defective?   I tested it by playing a movie on Netflix without the charger plugged in and half way through the movie, i'm at 50%, so the meter seems to be correct.   Help? 

A:Yoga 720 13IKB new out of box, full charge - battery life 2 h 20m

It's possible you got a bad one. It's also possible the computer, being brand new, is doing a lot of things that eat battery. FWIW, I've noticed the battery gauges are rarely accurate out of the box. They give a best-guess depending on what the computer's doing over a particular slice of time. If your machine is downloading and installing windows updates, doing a virus scan, updating other programs and what-have-you - like all new computers do - then that coupled with a gauge that hasn't learned the computer, yet, could lead to the indications you're getting.
 
Give it a couple of full charge-discharge cycles. Let everything update. Update your BIOS and drivers, as well. If your machine came with McAfee, temporarily disable it.  THEN see what kind of life you get. If it's still short, use Task Manager to see if anything else is running in the background. If not, then it's possible you got a bad battery.
 
My first day with my 920 showed 4 1/2 hours. Now, it routinely shows anywhere from 6-9 hours. In practice, it runs about 5 or more when I'm using it on the road (word processing and light web browsing). My 910 did 4 hours running movies on a flight. It showed 30 minutes left when I plugged it in during the layover. It ran another 90 minutes and probably would have gone longer but the flight was over. 

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I am facing this battery issue from few days . Help me to over come this.

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I disabled glanceI put best performance in battery options (brightness 60%)hybrid graphics etc it's a 4k monitor , but 3 hrs sounds ridicoulous. I am about toreturn it for this reason any ideaS? 

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Hi,

I formatted my laptop and changed my os Windows7 to Windows XP. Earlier it was showing 500 GB with 4 partitions. But after installing XP, showing only 30GB with only one partition(C Drive). And no data available in my laptop now.

Please help me out of this issue.

Thanks in advance

A:My harddisk capacity reduced from 500GB to 30 GB

Download this JAM Software - Windows Freeware

It will tell you what is on the drive.

Click SCAN and select the drive you want info about.

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Hello Everyone! :-) This is my first time posting at this forum.  I have a Lenovo T520 laptop that is experiencing intermittent problem shutting down when I am trying out brand new 9-cell and 6-cell batteries that are fully charged.  Based on the seller instruction; they said to go into the bios to see if there is a battery resync option and/or charge the battery with the laptop powered off for a minimum of 10hrs before using the new battery.  I followed their instructions but the laptop continued to suddenly powered off while I am using it with a fully charged battery.   Has anyone experiences similar issues and know of any troubleshooting method or fixes?  Of course I first naturally expects the battery to be bad, but I bought 2x 9-cell batteries, the seller then send me an additional 2 x 6-cell batteries because I am having problems with the 9-cell.  The 6-cell also resulted with the same symptom so I find it hard to believe that all 4 batteries are bad.   Here is the info on the batteries I purchased:  https://www.ebay.com/itm/9Cell-Battery-for-Lenovo-ThinkPad-T410-T420-T510-T520-SL410-SL510-E420-E425... Thank you in advance for anyone that can help me to resolve this problem. Best,Vinh Le

A:New OEM 9-cell & 6-cell batteries causes laptop to suddenly shutdown with full charge

Hello and welcome,
 
I can't say with certainty what is going on - but those aren't OEM (Lenovo) batteries.  They are unbranded generics from who-knows-where.
 
I'm always suspicious of non-OEM batteries and their internal control electronics.
 
Z.

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Hi. My computer has been the subject of many, many problems over the course of the past 2 years. I don't know why, and I've tried enlisting the help of friends and professionals alike in my quest to solve these problems, but nothing yet has worked.

The most recent issue: For the past 5 months, my computer has laid dormant in my bedroom. It pretty much "fried" at a LAN party I took it to during September, and since this was the 5th time it had "fried," I was in no rush to find out why. So, a few weeks ago, I finally decided to send it into a local computer shop to get it fixed.

Well, they checked it out, and told me that there was no ram in the computer. Apparantly, I had lent it to a friend of mine during the computer's 5 month hibernation and I had simply forgotten. In any case, they told me my computer was working just fine, and there were plenty of programs still on the hard drive. Great, I thought, I paid these guys 35 bucks to tell me I'm stupid.

So anyway, when I got it back, I decided to start off fresh with a nice reformat. So, I called over a friend who works with computers and he reformatted my computer for me. Unfortunately, about a day later, I realize something odd: I was using up 8 out of 18 gigs on my hard drive. What was odd about this was twofold: A) It was only recognizing one of my harddrives, and B) neither of my hard drives had anything less than 60 gigs of maximum space.

In the end, I tried reformatting again a... Read more

A:Hard Drive's Total Capacity has been reduced!

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hi guys,

as far as i remember, i do have an external HDD with a 250G capacity... i bought an enclosure then...
i think i have this almost 3 years now...

i have noticed lately that max capacity is now 150G...

i mean, could this be possible?

i am really sure that i have a 250G external HDD....

thanks

A:External Hard Drive reduced max capacity

Where are you reading that 150 GB figure? A command prompt? Window Explorer? Diskpart? Other?

Post a screen shot of Windows Disk Management.

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Hello

I tried installing 64bit Win 7 Ultimate on mirrored 3TB Seagate HDD using a Digitus RAID card and failed. After the failed attempt, I disconnected the HDD and plugged the primary HDD to an on-board SATA connector only to find its capacity reduced to 750 GB. Windows Preinstallation Environment shows the same size and running clean produced no effect.

Something odd I noticed after running diskpart is that no matter how many drive is connected to onboard SATA, it only shows the 750 GB and the PC name is MINWINPC.

I`m completely stuck with this and cannot figure any solution. Please anyone help me restore the original 3TB size.

Looking forward to replies.

A:3TB Seagate capacity reduced to 750GB after failed Win 7 install

Could you please have a look at it from disk management and post a screenshot?

Start - Control Panel - Administrative Tools - Computer Management - Disk Management. (or write "disk management" in the Start searchbox)

how to post screenshots in this forum

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Hi,I just activated battery "charge threshold" mode (with the default 80-85%). Let's say I need to charge the battery to 100% once a week, how do I do that without changing the threshold in Vantage? Thank you!  

A:How to do a full charge when "charge threshold" mode is activated

You can turn off chargin threshold.  It should fully charge.  Then turn back on charging threshold afterwards.  I've done that on Thinkpads before.  Turn off charging threshold and once charged to 100% for a out of office business appointment then turn back on charging threshold.  A little error message pops up in vantage that something to the effect charging threshold wont take effect until battery level is below threshold limit.  The thresholds are still stored from when you turn charging threshold off and back on in Vantage.

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In my system 1GB Ram (512 + 512 MB) is installed. And 128MB external Graphics card is also installed. From last few days suddenly now RAM is showing 768 MB in place of 1GB which is showing correctly before.

No changes done in the bios, flashing bios and motherboard internal graphics card also disabled. Everything is working fine in my system.. no problem. But anyone can tell me what can be the possibility of reduced RAM, is this possible that half of RAM gets corrupted.

768 MB is showing in My computer and also in startup while checking NVRAM
 

A:Ram reduced suddenly

any help?
 

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Hello, I have been running a wireless router, netgear MR814 V1 802.11b, for nearly a year with wireless connectivity throughout my house. I have 2 laptops one with a netgear MA401 802.11b card and the other with a belkin 54g wireless card. Both machines run win 98 and were working fine. My problem is this, about 2 weeks ago, suddenly both laptops got where they could not pick up the network unless they are within 10 feet of the wireless router. I have tried the following but nothing has helped so far : updated to the latest firmware from the netgear web site and tried changing the channels in the router setup, I also tried restoring all the default settings on the router setup. I had also tried uninstalling and reinstalling the wireless cards on the laptop and their associated software, still nothing is improving the reception. Thanks for your help.
 

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Hi Right now i have 8GB of RAM (4+4) and i want to upgrade it with one 8gb chip and create 12 GB of memory (4+8). My question is - will they work in dual channel mode? The speed, manufacturer and model of both chips will be exactly the same - the only difference will be the capacity 4GB + 8GB.Is there a chance that this would work?Thanks in advance

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i have lenovo y700 15isk MTM:80NV001KIV with 256gb m.2 ssd with no hdd or anything else , can i add a 512gb ssd ? and which ssd's you recommend?(i mean can i have a m.2 256ssd and 512gb ssd at the same time?)

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After my friend's laptop wouldn't run on battery power OR charge the battery I tried many "fixes."
 
Shockingly none worked that I found.
 
Only one thing worked for me to my surprise.
 
A last ditch effort was to open up the laptop (sony pcg-81114L) and disconnect the cmos battery for a few minutes to reset the CMOS.
 
To my surprise, when powered on, the battery instantly showed it was charging AND when removing the power plug the battery POWERS the laptop now! (and I'd thought I was wasting my time.)
 
Worked with an off brand battery also.
 
Many times this has saved many computers that have odd "unsolvable" things wrong with them.
 
Surely someone else has done this also but I haven't seen it posted anywhere to my knowledge.
 
Thank GOD for bringing the idea to remembrance!

A:sony vaio won't charge battery or run on battery power (CMOS BATTERY FIX!)

Hi askfault,
Do you have any information on how this fixes the battery problem? would be interested to know.
 
Xen

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I have a 12 GB i7 t440s. All functions are normal, dirvers and bios updated.The 24(Len 68 ) and also 48 ( Len 68+ )Wh batteries will both charge without trouble. I also have a fewof the  72 Wh (68+) odd that the 48 and 72 have the same reference (68+?) battery as well.PROBLEM: all 3 72Wh batteries will not charge on this device? they are fitting properly and proper spec for this laptop. The 72 is not charging although recognized in the Lenovo Diagnostics software -battery diagnostic?Machine Type Model: 20ARS1R703 Is this related to the Power supply? I think i am currently using a 65w Lenovo Original  with the flat yellow tip.What else can i try? I would really like these extended batteries to work. They are rated as a specified option for this T440s device.Both sizes are typ 68+ and they fit this generation of T440 models? Not recognized- 68+  72Wh :  These will not Recognize in the Laptop?Batt 1: FRU - 45N1737  Rating MIN. 6080mAh   ( 2013.12 SKU )Batt 2: FRU - 45N1738  Rating MIN. 6040mAh  ( 2014 08 SKU )Batt 3: FRU - 45N1737  Rating MIN. 6080mAh  ( 2013 .12 SKU ) Recognized 68+  48 Wh:   THESE CHARGE AND WORK FINE in the PCBatt 4: FRU - 45N1767Rating MIN 3930 mAh  ( 2017.03 SKU )Batt 5: FRU - 45N1735 Rating MIN 4100mAh  ( 2014.02 SKU ) Please help?   

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Hi everyone!

I'm facing a strange situation here and would appreciate your comments and ideas!

I have a small LAN of 4 PCs.
2 PCs running Windows 7 Ultimate, 1 PC running Windows XP SP3 and 1 PC running Windows Vista Ultimate.

Until now all 4 PCs had no problems at all as far as networking/internet connection speed is concerned.
For the LAN we were using static IPs (i.e. 192.168.1.XXX) and everybody was enjoying a nice downloading speed.
Recently we moved to a new ISP and from the very first moment, the download bandwidth of the 2 PCs (running Vista and XP) was suddenly reduced from (actual) 5 Mbps to 100 Kbps while the upload bandwidth remained unchanged at 800 Kbps for all 4 PCs as it always was!!
I tried also setting the TCP IP of the computers to automatically get a dynamic IP, but there was no change in the downloading speed.
Is there any idea of what may have reduced the download bandwidth for the the Vista and the XP computers??

Any ideas/comments would be much appreciated!
 

A:Solved: Download bandwidth suddenly reduced

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Hi.
I am not any good with networking, so I am asking here.

My WiFi router is placed at the first floor; and my entire home (two floors) was well served by it. For about a week, I was noticing that the WiFi signal strength is reducing in some rooms of the ground floor. Today I have noticed that my devices are not getting any signal in the first floor; but those are getting the signals from my neighbors properly.

Is there anything to be done from my part, or I need to call the tech from my ISP?

I know that the tech will solve the issue; but if I can do it myself with the help of my beloved fellow members, that would be cool.

Thanks a lot.

A:WiFi signal strength suddenly reduced.

it could partly be the wifi channel your router is on has now become more congested , there are apps for mobile phones that will show you the strengths of the various wifi signals , might be worth checking the signals at various points to see what channels are least used and trying to set the router channel to one of those.

Generally though , most guides point to the best positioning for a router to be at the lowest point in a property with the signal being directed upwards , perhaps with a repeater to fill in the gaps higher up.

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Hi,

This problem has me completely baffeled. I'm not even sure if this is the right forum to be posting in. (If you can suggest a forum better related to topic please do).

Recently I noticed my whole system being slower and more sluggish. Especially playing games. I checked my windows experience index and it had changed from 6.5 to 2.9.

The only scores in the list that have changed signifigantly are my cpu (now at 2.3) and my memory access(2.9).

This happend to me once before about 6 months ago. In the end I updated my dell bios from a10 to a11 and my score went up to 6.5 and my performance was percieveably improved.

Now I dont understand why (what seems like the same problem) has happened again.

I'd be very grateful if somebody could help me figure out why my system has suddenly slowed down so drastically.

Thanks,

dub

A:CPU and memory performance suddenly drastically reduced

Take a look at Task Manager when it is running slow. Look at processes to see what is taking up RAM and CPU cycles.

Does it boot as quickly as before?

I wouldn't expect a BIOS change to improve things.

Look at Resource Monitor to see how much RAM you are using at any particular time.

Have you done any tests of your RAM or hard drive to confirm they are OK?

How confident are you that you have no viruses or malware?

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Hello Forum.I have a Thinkpad T500 which I love though the screen isn't the brightest.I have installed a good SDD, and it runs Win 10 very satisfactory.The LCD monitor is a handsome 1680x1050, almost as good as my old T61p.In November something strange happened, possibly just when Windows did an update.The screen suddenly was reduced to about half-size and I had to reboot.After that, the best resolution I get is 1400x1050 even if the Monitor itself still is a 1680x1050.I updated of the windows driver, but this one is from 2006 and is obviously not the bad guy.  Driver Management concluded the process to install driver  tplcd.inf_amd64_cc45c1c6a7fd9bed\tplcd.inf for Device Instance ID  DISPLAY\LEN4053\1&8713BCA&0&UID0 with the following status: 0x0.In the boot panels I have not found any parameters that I could think of doing impact.This is not a crisis, but I miss the 1680x1050.Do anyone know what to do next?





##Bjorn##

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My Yoga 2 will no longer charge after I saw green and blue sparks from a crack in the charging cable. I was tried two replacement cables and therefore think there must be an internal problem. Is this fixable? I need it to run my business. Thank you.

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My Yoga 2 will no longer charge after I saw green and blue sparks from a crack in the charging cable. I was tried two replacement cables and therefore think there must be an internal problem. Is this fixable? I need it to run my business. Thank you.

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hello people, i need help quickly!
jst few a days ago, everything was okay about my internet
i have a 600Kbits per sc connection, cable modem
so my downlaoding speed is around 60-70 kbytes/s
same in utorrent and in browser downlaods,
i use windows 8.1 pro, 64 bits, recently my google chrome was turning slow and firefox too, i dunno if my pc was infected by viruses. i scanned wit havast and bitdefender free versions and found nothing.
and yesterday when i tried to download a pdf file, i dunno why nut downlaod spee dwas horrible, started with 24 and then it was like 3-4 kbytes/s and it even failed later.
i thought it was a connection problem so i restrted my connection, browing was fine everything except downloading seemed okay.
i tried doing the same things with different browsers like firefox or internet explorer but the problem was same.
shockingly when i tried utorrent, it was perfectly normal, it gave the ususal downlaod speed of 6-70 kbytes/s
so it seems the problem was onl in downloading with broswers and no problem with browsing and utorrent.
i hard resetted my pc and reinstalled fresh copy of win 8.1
but again twas the same.
did it 3 times already but no change.
i dunno if it is a virus or something but i am exhaousted, plzz help soon
( before formattin my pc , i backed up my files in an external hdd so it may be possible taht if tehre is a virus involved then it may have came back due to my external hdd)

A:browser download speed suddenly reduced, browsing is normal

As you use Windows 8.. you prolly should be on the sister site : Windows 8 Forums ?

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Hey all,

So all of a sudden while I was working earlier the open programs on the taskbar just suddenly started displaying as a thin vertical line. I have tried looking around to see if there was a setting, but nothing jumps out at me. I can still hover over and get aero peek function working fine, it's just that I can't see what the program is unless I hover over it.

Please can someone help?

(Image of problem attached)

TIA

A:Windows on the Taskbar have suddenly reduced in size to a thin line

The easiest thing may well be a System Restore point from just before the problem began.

System Restore

A Guy

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hello people, i need help quickly!
jst few a days ago, everything was okay about my internet
i have a 600Kbits per sc connection, cable modem
so my downlaoding speed is around 60-70 kbytes/s
same in utorrent and in browser downlaods,
i use windows 8.1 pro, 64 bits, recently my google chrome was turning slow and firefox too, i dunno if my pc was infected by viruses. i scanned wit havast and bitdefender free versions and found nothing.
and yesterday when i tried to download a pdf file, i dunno why nut downlaod spee dwas horrible, started with 24 and then it was like 3-4 kbytes/s and it even failed later.
i thought it was a connection problem so i restrted my connection, browing was fine everything except downloading seemed okay.
i tried doing the same things with different browsers like firefox or internet explorer but the problem was same.
shockingly when i tried utorrent, it was perfectly normal, it gave the ususal downlaod speed of 60-70 kbytes/s
so it seems the problem was onl in downloading with broswers and no problem with browsing and utorrent.
i hard resetted my pc and reinstalled fresh copy of win 8.1
but again twas the same.
did it 3 times already but no change.
i dunno if it is a virus or something but i am exhaousted, plzz help soon
( before formattin my pc , i backed up my files in an external hdd so it may be possible taht if tehre is a virus involved then it may have came back due to my external hdd)

P.S: i checked Speedtest.net by Ookla - The Global Broadband ... Read more

A:browser download speed suddenly reduced,browsing is normal

After you run the Speedtest, you need to copy the URL it gives you for the badge, so we can see what you got. Post your ISP, make & model of Gateway you have, Computer spec's, specifically if you are using wireless or ethernet for connecting to the gateway.

Make sure you are using the proper driver for the network adapters, not the ones that come from Microsoft/Windows update.

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My laptop battery life suddenly droped. A full charge will only last about 30-40 minutes now. I run battery diagnostics and it passed. This is what the battery details screen shows, Someone help me to identify the actual problem. Thank you.

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