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Lenovo Vantage app - Yoga X1 20JD

Q: Lenovo Vantage app - Yoga X1 20JD

Since I was updating my Windows 10 to the latest version my Lenovo Vantage can not be initialized anymore.I always get the message: Lenovo Vantage found a problemplease install or update the "system interface foundation update" and reboot I did this a few times, but it did not help at all and also reinstalling of both applicastions Is there any solution currently available ? thanxMikeLenovo Yoga X1 20JDTO1WW





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Since I was updating my Windows 10 to the latest version my Lenovo Vantage can not be initialized anymore.I always get the message: Lenovo Vantage found a problemplease install or update the "system interface foundation update" and reboot I did this a few times, but it did not help at all and also reinstalling of both applicastions Is there any solution currently available ? thanxMikeLenovo Yoga X1 20JDTO1WW





MikeT400 (6474-B84) Core Duo P8600 2,40Ghz, 248GB SSD +1.750 TB HDD, 8GB RAM, Win X Pro 64bitW530 (2447-43G) i7-3820QM Quad 3.70 GHz, 160GB SSD + 1.750 TB HDD, 24 GB RAM, Win X Pro 64bitW700, Core Duo, 500 GB + 750 GB HDD, 8 GB RAM, Win X Pro 64bit

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I read other posts and none specifically addressed this for the 920 and the use of what is actually a good Lenovo config tool seems to be poorly documented.   I would think it would be the same for any Yoga model with Windows 10 and Lenovo Vantage installed.   I can't seem to find a version for Vantage, so hopefully this works on all versions.    1) Find and open Lenovo Vantage on your machine (use Cortana if needed).   This is the Responsive view and yours may look different...don't worry, options are the same.  Click on Hardware settings  2)  Click on Input (again, responsive view...whatever view you have should have this button labeled the same)  3)  This will open the Hardware Setting - Input UI.   Under 'Function Keys' click on the one that is labeled 'F1-F12' (should look like below, highlighted in blue) to make that the the Function the default setting for those keys...to further clarify: it will now be a Function Key (F1-F12) by default.    With this change, you will press the FN+ one of the function key for the Hot Key option (e.g. FN+F1=mute/unmute, FN+F2=volume down, etc.)     4)  Your change is already saved, so you can now X-out (click X in the upper right) of the pop-up windows created by that were created   

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I had a hardware issue with my new Yoga 920 and have the motherboard was replaced the Lenovo Vantage app displays as an IDEAPAD.  Been round and round with support to no avail.    I am 100% certain - but with no way o prooving - that before the motherboard was changed the Lenovo Vantage app displayed as a YOGA920. Can another send me screen shots of their home page on the Lenovo Vantage app so I can show support I am not making this up?

A:Yoga 920 and Lenovo Vantage

I dont have a Yoga 920 but I believe you.  I think what happened to you happened to my nephew.  When they replaced motherboard on my nephews Yoga 720 they were supposed to update model number and serial number on the motherboard but they forgot to.  They did not.    Now Vantage wont work on my  nephews laptop since Vantage doesnt know which model number it is to lookup for software update.  If you go into BIOS is the serial number model number missing there too?  
Now the only way support says the laptop can be fixed is to ship laptop to repair center for repair centers mistake.
 
Below is my post from months ago in regards to my nephews Yoga 720.  I still have no resolution since he was at school at he needed it for studies and didnt have time to ship into Lenovo.
 
https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/Lenovo-Yoga-Series-Notebooks/720-13-motherboard-replacement/m-p/3957342
 
On the bottom of the Vantage screen it should show your device make, Serial number , Product number and BIOS version.  On my nephews 720 that information is missing since its missing from the motherboard.

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Today the Lenovo Vantage app suddenly started crashing every time I try to search for updates. Yoga 920. I uninstalled and reinstalled the app, but it made no difference. Still crashing while searching for updates. Any suggestions?

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Hi, this is a solution I thought I'd just share so others can find it, if needed. I wanted to toggle the hotkey functionality on my 920-13IKB (so function keys would work without the Fn button and the hotkeys with Fn button) but couldn´t find a way to do so. BIOS (5NCN38WW) did not provide that option and "Lenovo Settings" was not available on the PC and not as a download. Several support agents couldn't give me a solution and after I've been told this was definitely in BIOS, I was told what I wanted was just not possible. However, I eventually found out the Lenovo Settings features are now included in the "Lenovo Vantage" app which can be downloaded from the Microsoft store (possible without Microsoft ID albeit the suggestion to register does come up).  I can now toggle the hotkey functionality and the app also gives access to several other useful stuff (like checking for updates or showing the pen battery status). TL;DR: Download the app "Lenovo Vantage" from Microsoft store to toggle hotkey functionality. HTH, regards.

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Hello Forum, I installed Lenovo Vantage on my X1Y3, but I just realized that it's not pulling updates from Lenovo appropriately. For example, right now these are the updates available on Lenovo support site that I have not installed, but Lenovo Vantage is saying my system is up to date. Is this normal for Lenovo Vantage?  BIOS Update Utility for Windows 10 (64-bit) - ThinkPad X1 Yoga 3rd Gen (types 20LD, 20LE, 20LF, 20LG)1.12, 24 Apr 2018Intel Thunderbolt software for Windows 10 64-bit - ThinkPad P52s, T580, X1 Yoga17.3.73.350, 20 Apr 2018Intel Gigabit Ethernet Driver for Windows 10 (64-bit) - ThinkPad P52s, T580, X1 Yoga12.17.8.7, 23 Apr 2018 Thanks a lot for your help!

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 I am on my Lenovo Vantage and I am unable to see anything under Battery Status Messages. I am currently trying to find Lenovo Vantage Battery Conservation mode and it's nowhere in sight. So are all the other options. I have tried updating all my drivers and resetting my PC. I have also tried uninstalling and reinstalling the program as well. 

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My keyboard backlight doesn't go on and off automatically anymore depending on how light or how dark it is.  I have discovered this happens since i "upgraded" Lenove Settings to Lenove Vantage. I never gave it much thought because it worked always. Now that it is somehow gone i am experiencing how highly inconvenient this is in my work flow.  There isn't even an option anymore in Lenovo Vantage to enable automatic backlight... Why? I have never heard of 'upgrades' that actually demote an important every day function, and add an inconvenient annoyance.   Please tell me i am missing something, otherwise there is no excuse for this horrible 'upgrade'. Thanks.

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Some days ago, I found out the Lenovo Vantage battery gauge on taskbar disappeared. Even the menu to turn it on or off in Lenovo Vantage also disappeared too. Is Lenovo going to release next update soon to make it available, or is there any way for me to get it back? I'd already reinstalled the Lenovo Vantage and got all newest drivers installed, but nothing helped. 

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hello everyone i just reset my pc (yoga 730) and i installed lenovo vantage and i just cant see anymore the intelligent  cooling option. and it suck cuz my pc gaming performance is awful when intelligent  cooling option is on. and i just dont know how can i OFF this thing.any help ?ty alot!   

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In this first screenshot of Lenovo Vantage running under Windows 10 (64) on my X1 Yoga (1st generation), please notice where it says that I need to install Sierra Wireless EM7455 Software - 10 (64), version 7.47.4743.0105.  However, in the second screenshot, please notice where the Installation History shows that Sierra Wireless EM7455 Software - 10 (64), version 7.47.4743.0105 was successfully installed already. Everytime I boot up and run Lenovo Vantage to check for updates, it tells me that I need Sierra Wireless EM7455 Software - 10 (64), version 7.47.4743.0105 so I let it install it. Everytime I install it, the installation appears to be successful and my computer reboots, but then after rebooting, Lenovo Vantage again tells me that (1) I need it, (2) I already have it. This is crazy.  In the third screenshot (looking at Windows Device Manager) I see the Sierra Wireless EM7455 Qualcomm Snapdragon X7 LTE-A. The fourth screenshot shows that it is disabled.  I will enable this and then retry to install the updated. I'll report back in a second posting on this thread whehter it works.  (I would leave this posting open and finish it later, but I'm afraid it woud all be lost when I reboot).   

A:ENDLESS LOOP: Lenovo Vantage Tells Me To Update a Driver That Vantage Says Is Already Up to Date.

After enabling the driver in Windows Device Manager, then again trying to update, the update was successful. After another reboot, Lenovo Vantage no longer show that this needs to be updated.  I'm no programmer, but it seems to me that the Lenovo Vantage update program ought to be able to see whether a driver is disabled and to tell the user to enable it in order to allow successful of updating of the driver. My 2¢.

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I'm having problems with some USB drives (Samsung 860Evo 1TB SSD in LogiLink encloses) on some X1 series laptops.After a few minutes the drives disappears from File Explorer, Disk Manager and USB attached devices.If the Samsung drive is mounted in another enclose, it works fine.LogiLink says that it is the Win10 USB 3 driver, causing the problem, and a Win8 USB should be used instead.Anyone knows where the driver can be downloaded from (as it cannot be found under the two laptops download pages) or which chipset the 20JD or 20A7 series uses, so the driver can be downloaded elsewhere, or if there is another more obvious solution? Thanks in advance Michael

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 Version 1.20https://pcsupport.lenovo.com/fi/de/products/laptops-and-netbooks/thinkpad-x-series-laptops/thinkpad-...

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Lenovo It would be very grateful for an Official statementI'm just sad and speechless.....Lenovo, I think that's not okayI wonder what the Lenovo Programmer do....if Lenovo Programmer  are even able to clarify that...and eliminate the problem.Lenovo ......my question is.... why the Bios on 20JD does not allow a Legal Ultra HD Blu-Ray Playback.and when do you finally add the function?Thank You in advance....  

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Dear Lenovo...what is about Protected Audio/Video Path (PAVP) on my Lenovo 20JD.(bios is the latest ver.1.21)....and how to enable/disable  it in the bios.Protected Audio Video Path is still classified as Intel Restricted Secret.  So there is no public documentation available...Thank you in advance.. PAVP Mode Quick ReviewPAVP (Protected Audio Video Path) controls the hardware-accelerated decoding of encrypted video streams by Intel integrated graphics processors. Intel offers two PAVP modes ? Paranoid and Lite.When set to Paranoid, the video stream is encrypted and its decoding is accelerated by the integrated graphics processor. In addition, 96 MB of system memory will be reserved exclusively for use by PAVP.When set to Lite, the video stream is encrypted and its decoding is accelerated by the integrated graphics processor. No system memory will be reserved for use by PAVP.When set to Disabled, the hardware-accelerated decoding of video content protected by HDCP is disabled.If you wish to play HDCP-protected content, you should select the Lite option. It allows hardware-accelerated decoding of the video stream. The graphics core will grab system memory for use by PAVP only when it is needed and release it after use.The allocation of PAVP stolen memory may be necessary to allow some applications to stream lossless audio formats like Dolby TrueHD or DTS-HS MA. In such cases, you will need to set the PAVP Mode BIOS optio... Read more

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Lenovo It would be very grateful for an Official statementI'm just sad and speechless.....Lenovo, I think that's not okayI wonder what the Lenovo Programmer do....if Lenovo Programmer  are even able to clarify that...and eliminate the problem.Lenovo ......my question is.... why the Bios on 20JD does not allow a Legal Ultra HD Blu-Ray Playback.and when do you finally add the function?Thank You in advance....  

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ThinkPad X1 Yoga (Machine types: 20JD, 20JE, 20JF,https://pcsupport.lenovo.com/de/de/products/laptops-and-netbooks/thinkpad-x-series-laptops/thinkpad-...

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Dear Lenovo Community...March 5, 2018?KB4090913 (OS Build 16299.251)for all Windows users...be sure to run a Windows update ...necessarily install... it will save you a lot of trouble https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/4090913/march5-2018kb4090913osbuild16299-251 Lieber Lenovo..das wird euch viel ärger ersparen...die Leute sollten es dringend aufspielen...unbedingt ein windows update ausführenUpdate KB4090913 fixt USB-Bug  Behebt ein Problem, bei dem einige USB-Geräte und Onboard-Geräte, wie z. B. eine eingebaute Notebook-Kamera, Tastatur oder Maus, nicht mehr funktionieren. Dies kann vorkommen, wenn der Windows Update-Servicing Stack fälschlicherweise die Installation der neueren Version einiger kritischer Treiber im kumulativen Update überspringt und die aktuell aktiven Treiber während der Wartung deinstalliert.Klingt kompliziert, ist kompliziert soll nach Microsoft nun aber behoben sein. Oder einfacher ausgedrückt: Microsoft hofft nun, dass mit der Installation des Updates der Windows Update-Servicing Stack macht, was er soll: Nämlich kritische Treiberaktualisierungen, die per Update-Paket ausgerollt werden, auch auf der Maschine zu installieren....Best Regards.. 

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Lenovo It would be very grateful for an official statementI'm just sad and speechless.....Lenovo, I think that's not okayI wonder what the Lenovo Programmer do....if Lenovo are even able to clarify that...and eliminate the problem.Bios on 20JD does not allow Ultra HD Blu-Ray Playback.Thank You in advance....  

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hi.i was using my computer with battery conservation on a few days ago but next day i used the pc i couldn't use it. i losed that option and i really need it because i need to use my computer all day does anyone know what can i do?i already tried to reinstall the drivers and lenovo vantage too and nothing


























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Hey all ... here is a screenshot of the current state of affairs: Note: this is the Win 10 Pro 64-bit OS, Version 1803 ... Windows Update is ' ... up to date'. I have tried various Lenovo Vantage Critical / Recommended / Optional update selections (in their respective groups and / or alone) and re-booted every time following failed system updates ... I cannot seem to break whatever log jam is occurring here. I thought perhaps trying the IME 11.6 Firmware - 10 [64] - V.11.8.55.3510 update alone, or, the ThinkPad BIOS Update - 10 [64] - V.2.26.1.18 update alone (they are both 'Reboot Required' updates) might get me past this issue, however, so far, no joy.  There is a 'Fully charged (100%)' battery installed in the system. Thanks for any insights offered, FFF P.S.  I would also be interested to find a Lenovo drivers list of older Synaptics Pointing Device (ThinkPad UltraNav / Touchpad) drivers for my P70 machine ... does such a historical driver resource exist?  The reason being, the more recent touchpad drivers are unsuitable for me ... too sensitive / 'sticky' (adjustment of various touchpad settings doesn't cure the usability issues) ... I much preferred the behaviours of the earlier drivers but can now only Roll Back to Driver Version: 19.3.4.202 (16-Jan-18) ... I'd much rather use the July 2017 driver version, whatever the version number was (possibly 19.3.4.112).

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Hello i downloaded and installed lenovo vantage and lenovo setting app on my lenovo thinkpad x1 carbon (2nd generation) having windows 10 pro but both apps run for 5 to 7 seconds and closes automatically without doing anything. please tell me some solution.All my driver and software are up to date and i also downloaded new version of lenovo system interface 1.1.16.0 from lenovo support. and lenovo vantage and lenovo settings app are also updated. Please tell some solution to overcome this!

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after i choose for the option in lenovo vantage battery to keep it between 55/60% now i can't turn it of because i can't open the lenovo vanatge settings .... any way to turn it off ? 

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I have removed the settings app a while ago and installed vantage. But the only settings it shows are for display. On an airplane today it went into "airplane mode" with a link to lenovo settings. Clicking on that it said i had to use Vantage, but Vantage has no settings for power.  Any ideas? Lenovo service bridge and system update are installed, but not lenovo settings.  Thanks





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Hi everybody.My computer failed to boot upIt is stuck on the black screenI have reinstalled windowsAnd now I can not log into app lenovo vantage I clicked signin, it appears the following errorcan you help methank you.Machine Type Model:20FAS4TP00

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Hi !I have a new TP Yoga 370, i realy like shortcut key's on top (F9, F10,F11 & F12)But since Lenovo moved from Lenovo Settings to Lenovo Vantage, my F11 key is halfly usefull =/It opens old one Lenovo Settings app, and then you need to click foreward button do launch Lenovo Vantage.Any way to fix it? Any additional software to remap keyboard shortcut?All the best!Nick


























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Finally I have managed to find a section to ask advise on an ongoing and annoying issue I have with your Ideapad 510.Which brings me onto the problem with Lenovo Vantage.Everytime I try to use it i get an error that "Vanatge has encountered a problem" asking me to either restart or install update. I have done both with no joy. I have even uninstalled then re-installed.This issue really is driving me mad so can someone please advise ??


























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Yesterday I tried to launch Lenovo Vantage, as I do periodically, to check if there is anything I should install (although I have it set to auto update). The Vantage in my Add/Remove list is dated September, 2018. I have Win10 Pro Build 1803. (I have not received 1809 yet.) When I try to launch Vantage, I get a message to download the latest version. After I do that and try to run the installation, I get a message stating that "Vantage has Encountered a Problem" and goes on to state that the user can either try again or restart and try again. I have made numerous attempts with the same result. Lenovo tech support says I should buy a software warranty and then it will try to fix the problem. (I bought the extended warranty when I bought the X1 Carbon. It runs until 2020. I am an experienced user, former software developer, and have done professional tech support. I will withhold comment on Lenovo expecting me to buy a new warranty to solve a problem like this. Have you encountered this problem? Do you have a suggested solution?

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I have T430 which was originally designed with thinkvantage application instead of lenovo vantage (either the deployment version or the UWP/windows store version). Will the thinkvantage button continue to work with windows 10 to open lenovo vantage? Is the T430 even compatible with lenovo vantage or must I use the old application? Thanks in advance.

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I've bought extended warranty for my pc Lenovo Ideapad 310.  If I click on Lenovo Vantage app it shows old warranty period expired. But If I go on pcsupport.lenovo.com site they say my warranty is updated with new period.  Why this mistake?

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hey guys, a few days ago i made an update for windows 10. since then i had many different issues: first i realised that my finger-print- reader has stoped working, the FN-keys (despite volume and screen-brightness) stopped working and the trackpoint-middle key too. While i was able to revive the finger print reader and partly the trackpoint middle key, i couldn´t made the FN keys working. So i tried to get into the Vantage app to see if the update had changed some settings, but now whenever i try to open the app it alwas makes an problem screen, wanting form me to download the SystemInterfaceFoundation.exe . But after many retrys it still wount solfe the problem. I evan tried it with Lenovo Settings App, but there is the same problem.If some one can help me with this problem i would be verry happy Leon King P.s. i have an ThinkPad L380 Yoga with an I7-8550U, 16GB Ram running Windows 10 Education Version 1803

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Hi, May i know why my lenovo vantage UI is greyish black (below) while  others on the forum is blue UI? Thanks

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Hi,I recently upgraded from Lenovo Companion to Lenovo Vantage but it doesn't follow the charge treshold that I set.If I unplug it and the battery has lower charge (total) than the limit for when it should stop charging one of them it charges both batteries to 100%. I've got the internal 23wh and the large 74wh removable battery on my x260. I've set it to stop at 80% and to start at 55%, the same as I used in Lenovo Companion where it worked flawless.





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I have a Yoga 910 and it looks like after recent updates (a combination of MS and Lenovo) My PC will revert the fn back to hot-key mode, no longer sleep while not plugged in and left idle, and ignores other settings like what to do when power get below a certain point or keeping table mode shut off (eac time I open lid screen will have auto-rotated). What's going on?

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