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Flex 4-1580 Laptop overheating way too easily

Q: Flex 4-1580 Laptop overheating way too easily

So I've had an issue with my laptop overheating much too easily, in my opinion. I'll literally be using it for normal, non-resource intensive tasks like web browsing, doing homework, responding to emails etc. and it'll heat up to 90°C+ in just an hour or 2. Some days it'll take longer, but I know for sure this temperature can't be right. I've only had the laptop for 7 months and it's doing this. I've tried propping it on top of this laptop fan thing which helps with the temperature but it still rises too high for such non-resource intensive tasks. If I do anything even remotely resource intensive like even easy to run video games, I'm up to 100°C in under 30 minutes in both cores. I tried talking to support and they said to send it in for hardware repairs without telling me anything about other possible troubleshooting I could try, which I disliked. I'd like to send it in for hardware repairs last, if possible. I have tried scanning with many different antiviruses and made sure the laptop can breathe. I have uninstalled every program that I don't use anymore. I've done pretty much all the recommendations that I got from googling to try and lower the temperature. The only thing left would be factory restoration. Is that really the next line of play I have? Is there anything else I can do before sending it in for hardware repairs? It would really suck to not have my laptop for possibly weeks since I'm in college and all. I just know at this rate though the laptop is gonna die really fast if I don't do something.

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Preferred Solution: Flex 4-1580 Laptop overheating way too easily

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This still amazes me that these two quick fixes took about 30 degrees off my laptop... I was having problems with my laptop randomly turning off. So bein the newb, I googled some key words a couple times. I found that probably too much dust or maybe the thermal glue was coming off cpu or somethin like that. Dust makes sense, cause I am in Baghdad doin contracting work.

Noticing this was a heat problem probably, I downloaded Speedfan and ran it. It showed 75 deg celcius.. I knew that was hot because earlier I read something about 40-50 bein sorta warm. I didn't think Speedfan was accurate, so I ran couple other programs that I found, they all gave same reading. At that point I turned the laptop off hehe

I took laptop apart, blew all the dust out of it, and ya there was a whole lotta dust in there. Took me good 10min just to clean it up. Put it back together. I also pulled out my Bytecc tray cooler that had been sitting in a box unused forever and put that under the laptop.

Powered on, noticed it was not blowing whole lotta hot air out the side of the laptop anymore, let it run, ran some applications and games. Then ran Speedfan again. To my surprise it showed 43deg celcius.

So that's my little story about a newb an his gaming laptop overheating. Maybe it'll help someone out there. If I'm still wrong and my laptop is still way too hot, I'd appreciate if somoene let me know, much thanks.

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A:Gamin Laptop was overheating, how I easily fixed

Thank-you for the post (1st post too :grinthumb )

I would also advise that anyone attempting this, should have the manual available, and some hardware experience.
With special emphasis on Power and Antistatic precautions.

This preventative maintenance (ie your system was running, just hot)
Can be applied to PC's as well as laptops.
This may cure more than heat issues, but also power fluctuations and memory issues.

Please note: Preventative maintenance is now somewhat outdated. ie It is now recommended (say the last 5 Years) that users only try to fix faults when they arrive. Why? Because by cleaning out dust and checking connections it is possible to cause other issues (that would have normally not happened)
ie the antistatic issue, or even hardened connectors that can break, by re-connecting them.

Not to sound too hipocritical, but just about all techs remove the covers (mainly on PC's) on just about every fault (even if they are clearly software related) Why? Because they usually know what they are doing, and prefer to be thorough.

Well done :grinthumb
 

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Hello all,

I have a problem installing windows 7 on my new windows 10 laptop. I find it very weird how I change settings in the BIOS to support all legacy stuff like windows 7 and I try to boot from USB all the way to dvd and nothing works. What I mean is when it is done booting, it says " No drivers were found" and there's not a hard drive for me to choose windows 7. It's weird though because there are windows 7 drivers on the official support page, yet I can't install it?

I just need to see a hard drive listed but nothing pops up, and yes I've formatted it already using diskpart.


Thanks

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Hello, I sold this computer to my friend from my job. It is a great computer and it was at a great deal but we are having 1 issue. The SD slot is not functioning properly. When we insert the sd card into the slot the card's information does not show up. When we look in the device manager it is showing as a unknown device. I tried googling it and going through all the websites and I found some drivers for it. When we install the drive it is the exact name for the part but nothing happens. After we restart it it is still in saying unknown device. We cant use the automatic update service by right clicking the driver and selecting download from the internet because it says there was an error while installing the driver. I also saw that this was a common issue for this model. I am thinking the only way we may be able to solve this is to just get a extended warranty and send it in to the shop. My friend lives in houston and i am in denton so just be paitent if you want me to have him do something to test. The laptop is currently out of warranty. Thanks

A:Flex 3-1580 Laptop SD Card Not Working properly

The driver you need should be this one from the Lenovo support site.  

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HeyMy hard drive (WD Elements 2T) does not appear on the list of connected disks, it takes power from the USB, and the lamp works and feels it spinning. But I can not access files ... I tried to refresh and replace a cable that does not work.I checked "Computer Management" under "Storage" and immediately jumped up a window, which says that in order to activate it must be rebooted ... Will the boot delete me things? And if so, what should I do?

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Can I upgrade/[replace the 500gb SSD]  with a 1 tb SSD?  I could have bought a 1 tb HDD so thought it could handle a 1tb.I do not like to MIX data and OS on same disk/parition so since the Lenovo only has one slot, could get a 1 b SSD and partition.

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Hi there, I have a Lenovo Flex 3-1580 Laptop. Last week, this just started happening, when I plug in the power adapter, the screen brightness goes up and down by itself for about a minute or two and then stops. The laptop doesn?t charge the battery. I tried a different power adapter and cable but did the same thing. Is this a battery issue or a laptop hardware issue?

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CAN MY LAPTOP INSTALL A REMOVABLE CARD FOR THE BETTER PERFORMANCE!!!PLEASE HELP ME LENOVO SUPPORT COMMUNITY!
 
removed serial number per forum rules - mod

A:LENOVO FLEX 3 1580 LAPTOP Serial Number: xxxxxxxx Machine Type Model: 80R40007US

Are you asking about memory?  SSD?  Other?

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CAN MY LAPTOP INSTALL A REMOVABLE CARD FOR THE BETTER PERFORMANCE!!!PLEASE HELP ME LENOVO SUPPORT COMMUNITY!

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Hello, I bought a y510p in december, and ever since getting SLI to work after the Win 8.1 upgrade, I've been completely dissapointed by the performance of the ultrabay GPU. It overheats and crashes the nvidia driver in minutes. While the on board GPU remains at acceptable temps, the ultrabay GPU will steadily rise in temperature untill the driver crashes, while playing somewhat demanding games like Bioshock Infinite, Witcher 2 or Wargame AirLand Battle. Ironically I get far batter performance in these games, if I disable SLI and only run the games on the on board GPU. In less intensive games like Red Orchestra 2, temps are not critical and SLI works fine - this is however a moot point, since I would be able to run these games just fine without an extra GPU. I paid a lot of money for that extra GPU, and seeing it being effectively useless is quite infuriating.  Inb4: Yes, I have the newest drivers. Yes, I've cleaned for dust. Yes, I've undervolted the CPU and underclocked the ultrabay GPU and drastically reduced the in game graphics quality - which brought me to the conclusion that I get better quality disabling SLI altogether.  Unless there is a solution to this, I will absolutely be taking the machine back, as in its current state, I feel that the ultrabay card is effectively useless. Futhermore I get the feeling that Lenovo just jammed it in there without any consideration as to whether it would actually work out practically.  Below i... Read more

A:Y510p Ultrabay GPU overheating extremely easily

Can anyone atleast confirm they are running Bioshock Inifite on y510p with SLI enabled, without these problems?

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Hi everyone, nice to be  a new member here. I'm currently using a Flex-15, that has been doing OK over the last few years, aside from ghost touches early on, then the touch screen died (still using 8.1).  Thinking of getting a Flex-3  80R40011US (i7/256 SSD/M940), but many reviews seem not so kind, and I am really torn about what to do.   I really like all of the features of the Flex-3, but reading of the black screen/shutting down issues, bad battery life, etc has me concerned.  The black screen shutting down is really a concern, even say after reading potential fixes here, and worried I will have a computer that can not be made to work properly...  Really don't want to get into a mess, right off of the bat, and can't afford to take a 15% restocking fee plus return shipping.  Is this issue over represented here, or do all owners experience this issue?  Is there an absolute 100% fix for this issue? Also would like to know about the display quality.  I had a 17" Y700 that had a golden cast, and despite a lot of fidling and BIOS update, it could not be corrected...  I hated it to be frank, and wonder if this type of issue, and/or other display issues are found in the Flex-3, with the 15.6" display? Thanks a lot for your help and insights, look forward to your replies.   

A:Flex-3 1580 - Buy or not to buy...

Hi everyone, nice to be  a new member here. I'm currently using a Flex-15, that has been doing OK over the last few years, aside from ghost touches early on, then the touch screen died (still using 8.1).  Thinking of getting a Flex-3  80R40011US (i7/256 SSD/M940), but many reviews seem not so kind, and I am really torn about what to do.   I really like all of the features of the Flex-3, but reading of the black screen/shutting down issues, bad battery life, etc has me concerned.  The black screen shutting down is really a concern, even say after reading potential fixes here, and worried I will have a computer that can not be made to work properly...  Really don't want to get into a mess, right off of the bat, and can't afford to take a 15% restocking fee plus return shipping.  Is this issue over represented here, or do all owners experience this issue?  Is there an absolute 100% fix for this issue? Also would like to know about the display quality.  I had a 17" Y700 that had a golden cast, and despite a lot of fidling and BIOS update, it could not be corrected...  I hated it to be frank, and wonder if this type of issue, and/or other display issues are found in the Flex-3, with the 15.6" display? Thanks a lot for your help and insights, look forward to your replies. 

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Hellow!)Can I upgrade my Lenovo flex 3 1580 with M.2 SSD ?

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My laptop has recently been unable to power on. Initially this started with the power button falling out of place, but that issue was fixed by a successfull re-solder of the button onto the board. In the process i seem to have pulled out 2 wires out of the speaker connector dont know if this actually affects the power cycling. Now the laptop doesnt power on still. I have tried the following: - Removing the BIOS battery, and unit battery then plugging in the AC adapter. Once i plug in the adapter the machine powers on immediately, but it never successfully starts up. The screen stays black and the machine trys to boot up but nothing even happens. This is also accompanied by the CPU fan spinning up, and then the fan turns off after about 5s. -Have tried powering on the device with just Adapter and bios battery, yeilds no results. -Tried a normal power on with all battries in, and adapter in.  Basically tried everything in this link and nothing worked https://www.urtech.ca/2015/10/solved-lenovo-flex-3-flashing-power-light-but-will-not-power-up/

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My laptop has recently been unable to power on. Initially this started with the power button falling out of place, but that issue was fixed by a successfull re-solder of the button onto the board. In the process i seem to have pulled out 2 wires out of the speaker connector dont know if this actually affects the power cycling. Now the laptop doesnt power on still. I have tried the following: - Removing the BIOS battery, and unit battery then plugging in the AC adapter. Once i plug in the adapter the machine powers on immediately, but it never successfully starts up. The screen stays black and the machine trys to boot up but nothing even happens. This is also accompanied by the CPU fan spinning up, and then the fan turns off after about 5s. -Have tried powering on the device with just Adapter and bios battery, yeilds no results. -Tried a normal power on with all battries in, and adapter in.  Basically tried everything in this link and nothing worked https://www.urtech.ca/2015/10/solved-lenovo-flex-3-flashing-power-light-but-will-not-power-up/

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I am running a Flex-3 1580 with Windows 10.  I don't know if it is a hardware problem, Windows 10, problem or the combination of the two, but my system uses all of my 8GB of memory and locks up 2 to 3 times a day requiring me to force power off in order to resume processing.  Am I going to have to get more memory or is something else going on that I need to fix?  Lenovo Solution Center says that all is well with the system.

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Hello everyone, I'm new here and I come with a problem. My flex 3 just stopped working, anytime I turn it on it shows the Lenovo start screen then goes black and shows the Lenovo start screen and goes black and the process goes on and on irrespective of the power source. Can someone please help me?

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Dear Lenovo, I purchased this device, Flex 3-1580, at Office Depot some time ago. At random times, it will do the following: Video goes black; Backlight remains on. Audio will stop as well. Can't tell if any fan is running or not, nor can I tell if HDD is running. Keyboard may or may not be lit, but is unresponsive. Only way to get out of it is to hold power button until it turns off, let things clear out for ten seconds, and restart. Here are the conditions under which, after some months of trying to reproduce the results consistently, this crash seems to happen: a) Does it regardless of power source, be it battery or AC adapter. b) Unit can sit on a table for hours, unused, and not crash; but it may crash - eventually (keep that in mind, it'll come in handy). c) Unit only seems to crash when I'm writing a Word document, working an Excell worksheet, or attempting something productive, like chatting with a Lenovo TS person to try and resolve this (which I've attempted three times, and all three times the thing has crashed mid-chat). I've read the forums about similar problems. I've updated the BIOS to the best of my ability. Installed the new ME software. I'm not updating the video driver because as far as I can tell that's impossible at my end, and there's no way I'm reinstalling Windows 10 if I don't have to. So let's revisit b) and c) above. Unit can sit on a table, perhaps just watching youtube or something, and nothing happens... Read more

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Hi.  My laptop seems to crash at roughly 1 hour of use, regardless of battery life or what I am doing.  Screen goes black and I am unabe to do anything.  I am still able to adjust the brightness of the backlighting and I can see that the screen does turn off and on, but it will still be black.  This started happeneing a little while ago.  No idea why honestly.  Any insight would be appreciated.  I have updated the display drivers only since it was crashing a lot when wacthing youtube.

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Lenovo Flex 3 1580 I've tried multiple lenovo AC adapters and the laptop still won't charge. It's got about 4% battery left so it's turned off atm. I tried uninstalling and reinstalling the battery drivers, but that did nothing. The charging light won't come on, the only light is the low battery light. The battery is the built-in kind so taking it out isn't an option. I don't know what to do, someone please help.

A:Flex 3 1580 Won't Charge

I'm having the same problem! Mine's down to 0% so it has to constantly be plugged in. I'm really hoping someone can help with this!

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I would like to add an additional hard drive to this machine.Is that possible with this model?Currently it has the Samsung 256 in it.  And I now have need for more storage and do not/cannot use an external drive.

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In the last saturday I turned off my notebook normally. Since today (monday), I press power button, the led power indicator stay on for five minuts, after that it power off. Nothing is showing on the screen. When I plug the AC Power, the AC Power indicator stay on, but every ten seconds it flash. Anybody else had this problem? Is there something that can I do, like battery reset, hard reset, etc.? Thanks,

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My screen has been plagued by yellowing in the corners but the digitizer is perfectly fine. I was wondering if anyone has any answers on whether or not you can just replace the lcd on laptop without replacing the whole screen/digitizer. the whole screen is 150 dollars and a lcd is just around 50-100. Also if you can point me to any part # or repair manuals that would be great. Thanks

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I have a Flex 3-1580 Laptop (Lenovo), 80R4
Windows 10 (64-bit)
 
Several keys do not work
Space, backspace, the center enter key, and the forward slash.
 
Any ideas why this would be happening?
I've plugged in a USB keyboard, and all the keys on it worked.
 
I got this laptop new in the Spring.
 
Mod's Edit: System model added to the front of Subject line to improve visibility / clarity.
 

A:Flex 3-1580 - Some.Keys.Not.Working

Hi kelcin , 
 
Welcome to the Community Forums.
 
Noticed how the keys are localized and aligned (Space, backspace, the center enter key, and the forward slash.) , as this maybe on the board level of the keyboard and not just the key itself. 
 
If the same failure would also happen in the BIOS then probable hardware issue should be reported to technical support team for in warranty repair. 
 
1-877-4-Lenovo, 1-877-453-6686 Schedule a Callback for faster support
English  24 hours a day 7 days/week 
 
During business hours, you may also engage with live chat support.
 
Hope this help answer your concern . 
Update us how it goes. 
 
Regards
 
Mod's Edit: System model added to the front of Subject line to improve visibility / clarity.
 

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Ok, I have uninstalled the video drivers, updated everything that is available, replaced the HDMI cable, switched the TV HDMI ports.         The TV  shows the HDMI connection as 480, I get sound. The image is large, fuzzy and much of it is off the screen. I have tried all adjustments to the video card that are possible, uninstalled it, reinstalled, updated drivers. Changed every video option that is available. No luck. I have had this laptop hooked to this TV for awhile, nothing wrong with the TV, it is the laptop. It worked fine, I did have the same issue months ago but I did make a change somewhere but can't seem to recreate it. This laptop gets minimum use and this is the only issue with it.  Any suggestions anyone?  Thanks, In advance - Joe

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Images and text will randomly go a bit wild, as seen in the picture. Screenshots taken by the compy didn't display the issue, which is why I had to take a photo. It'll pop up intermittently, If I scroll the screen the text sometimes reverts to normal, other times it stays. This happens with browsers and Word, at the least. I would imagine it's a software issue?


























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My Flex 3 1580 started to show messages about device being plugged into head phone jack (hence the on board speaker is cut off), and unplugged randomly, and then it just all stopped, there is no sound from speaker, but the sounds were fine if I plug in a head phone. I tried "troubleshoot" on Sound, it changed driver from Realtek driver to Microsoft High definition audio driver. The sound started to show up from speakers, but the volume keeps on fluctuating up and down, even when the volume slider keeps constant. Another troubleshoot was run, and somehow the problem was fixed. However, after some time (likely due to windows auto update), speaker becomes silent again. The Realtek driver was present in device manager.  I downloaded the most recent realtek driver from Lenovo support website, instealled it, still no sound from speaker (headphone works fine all this time). Tried to run trouble shooter again to install High Def Audio driver, the broken sound comes back to speaker. I plugged in a headphone, and the sound was normal, no volume fluctuation. But the speaker went silent again, when the headphone is unplugged.  Any one has any suggestion? I'm all ears. Art

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Hi,Flex 3- 1580 15.6 inch screen got damaged. Now touch is working fine but the display screen is cracked. Should this be replaced with only diplay screen or digitizer or entire screen? Is there anywhere replacement part for damaged screen could be purchased from? 

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Hey, Im from Brazil and my cousin brought me this Lenovo flex 4 1580 from the US. I used very few times during 6 months and then after 3 weeks without using it I tryed to turn it on and it simple woudn´t. I start to seach for solutions, I've read all the topics i found about it on this forum and I was able to turn it on few times holding the power button for a while, but it keeps crashing (just go black, turns off by itself). Sometimes it kept tuned on for longer time but when i try to turn it on again the crashing problems continue. I have also reset the computer (kept my files) ans reinstaled windows and again it keeps crashing. Don't know what else I could do, couse, here in Brazil lenovo doesn't gives me support becouse this laptop model was not sold here, and i can't take it to de US again. Also, Lenovo doen't have any authorized maitenence place anywhere in Brazil. Im considering taking it to any laptop maintenece store to ask for help. Does someone knows anything I could try by my on? Or knows if this problem have solution? Im very disapointed couse its a brand new laptop ans its not acceptable to find this kind of issues. PLEASE HELP!

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When running Windows 10 Update on a 6 month old Flex 4-1580, a Lenovo Firmware update momentarily appears in the list of updates, but then disappears. When I run Lenovo Update, there is a BIOS update available. When I run that, I get a message: "This BIOS is only for Lenovo IdeaPad, 510S14IKB 310S15IKB, YOGA 510-141IKB 510-15IKB. Do you want to continue?" If I look on Lenovo Support for my system, there is a BIOS update for the Flex 4-1580 indicating a security fix. This is very confusing. What am I to believe? Is the BIOS update available via Lenovo Update valid or should I do a direct download from Lenovo support? JohnD

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I recently got a Flex 3 1580. It has both the integrated Intel 520 gpu and the nVidia 940M gpu.  Some of the games I'm playing for some reason don't seem to like the Intel gpu. I know for non windows store apps you can right click on the exe and tell it which gpu to use.   As far as I know you can't do that with the windows store apps. So my question is this.  Would it be okay to disable the Intel 520 in the device manager or would that cause problems with the machine or windows? 

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bottom right corner?I bought my Flex 3 1580 in december and this just happened. The screen in the bottom right hand corner is yellow and it wont go away. I don't think this is a driver issue but rather a hardware issue. I haven't dropped my computer and have overall handled it very carefully so I don't know what could have caused this. Does anyone else have this problem?

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Hi, I was thinking of buying this hybrid:https://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?item=N82E16834332513 And then upgrading it with this:https://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?item=N82E16820250085 I'm not clear on whether this voids the warranty or not? As close as I can understand it, it "may" if I mess something up? I've opened at least 100 laptops without messing anything up, so I'm confident I can do it without damaging anything, but I have also seen motherboards and touchscreens die in the first year, and don't want to mess up that part of the warranty for an SSD upgrade. I figured I'd make sure it powered on, then shutdown, crack it open, install the M.2 SSD, clone everything over, wipe the old SSD once into windows, and then finally perform the product registration. (Which uploads all your hardware specs? So they'd know everything was A-Okay with the new drive in place?) Thoughts? Anyone got more info on how strict they are with self service?

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After running the computer for awhile, an hour or two, this starts happening.  Windows 10.  Anyone seen this before?


























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Purchased a Flex 4 1580 from Costco (i7-7500U Processor at 2.7GHz, 16 GB ram, Intel 620 video) and wiped the SSD to install Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit. I am half way through, and discovering that Lenovo doesn't offer Windows 7 drivers for the Flex 4, only Windows 10. Can someone point me to Windows 7 drivers etc for the wifi, video etc that would work? Like will the Flex 14 drivers be ok? Thanks! Mark

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Hi all, I recently upgraded my Ideapad Flex 4 with a new SSD, and shortly after began noticing random shutdowns, black screens, and failure to POST (it looked as though the BIOS had failed to initialize entirely, as the screen/keyboard backlights did not turn on). These symptoms often happened after the laptop incurred some form of shock, IE: picking the laptop up, setting it down, opening/closing the screen, or even simply tapping lightly on the keyboard or chasis. However, if the laptop were left completely undisturbed, these symptoms would not occur often. I tried literally everything I could imagine short of buying a new motherboard. I reseated (and then replaced) the RAM, I removed the batteries and let it sit overnight, I even tried flashing a new BIOS rom. After all that, I switched the SSD with the original HDD, and it works fine now (actually a little better, because the embedded controller had needed resetting for a while, but I hadn't gotten around to it until then). I wasn't aware that a simple SATA SSD could cause a laptop to fail to POST. As this happened several times over a couple of days, is there any chance of long-term damage to the MOBO/BIOS i should watch out for?

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Yeah, so, as you can see fro the title, my laptop is having some issues xDWhat I can tell y'all is it's not that stuff was out of date because I made sure everything was up to date. Then I read on here that to fix the keyboard issue, I could factory reset it. But that didn't work (Note: I haven't updated anything after the reset). Frankly, I don't know what to do. I'm jsut glad it's a touchscreen so I can do some stuff.As far as the wifi thing goes, it doesn't search for wifi. Even when I tell it too, it just turns it off. Product Info (after reset):Edition: Windows 10 HomeVersion: 1607OS Build: 14393.0Product ID: 00326-10000-00000-AA093S/N: R90HSW77Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-6500U CPU @ 2.50 GHz  2.59 GHzSystem Type: 64-bitPen and Touch: Touch support with 10 touch points Please keep in mind I can not use anything except the touch screen and on screen keyboard.Thanks in advanced. Edit: I forgot to mention that the battery icon is now always showing full and charging (though my battery saver still kicks on), and the pc will not hibernate by closing the lid.

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I have a Flex 3-1580 model 80R4. The Intel-SA-00086 detection tool says this system is vulnerable but on the Lenovo Security Advisory page LEN-17297 this model isn't listed. When will the security update for my system be available or where can I find it if it's available now? I did also download a BIOS update on the support page for my system but when I run it, it says its only for "Ideapad 300S-14ISK, Ideapad 500S-14ISK, Lenovo Yoga 500-14ISK, Edge 2 1580." None of those are my system so I didn't run the update. Why would your support page serve up a BIOS update that isn't explicitly for my system - potentially bricking it!?

A:Intel-SA-00086 vulnerability for Flex 3-1580

I cannot speak to the vulnerability or when Lenovo will release patch for your system, but per the readme.txt file that accompanies the Version D3CN35WW  BIOS Update, it does support your model From the Readme.txt "This package updates the basic input/output system (BIOS) on ideapad 300S-14ISK, ideapad 500S-14ISK, Lenovo Edge 2-1580, Lenovo Flex 3-1480, Flex 3-1580, Yoga 500-14ISK, Yoga 500-15ISK" Cheers, 

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I have had problems with the screen freezing whenever I use facebook or sometimes with other locations.  I am very frustrated, especially since I have already gone through a recovery to clean the system.  It did not help the problem!

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I have had my lenovo flex 4 1580 for less than a year, and while I love it there seem to be problems. And I am a law student so this is causing me a lot of anxiety. In the last few weeks the computer has started to freeze, and requires me to physically press the power button to restart it. I have tried a system recovery before the installation of windows 10 creative, I have tried unistalling/reinstalling java, I continue to check my system for updates. I have disabled the background apps. I am not running alot just mozillafoxfire, microsoft word, spotity (maybe), google chrome, and that is about it. And yet the CPU and or memory will  just shoot through the roof and it will freeze. It feels like there is some big program running in the backgroud but I have checked the task master and I do not know what it is..... Now it says that the computer is plugged in and it is not charging...I have checked the conservation mode is off, I tried the settings airplane mode is off,  I do not see any other other problems...am I missing something. I am hoping that these problems can be fixed, quickly, 

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I have bought a new Lenovo Ideapad Flex 4 1580 which is running a Windows 10. It's fan is always on, varying between lower and higher fan speeds, but it never turns off. Computer starts the fan immediately when the "Lenovo" logo is shown, not some time after Windows is started. Windows installation is fresh, there are no new applications installed, I have updated BIOS to the latest version, as well as all the drivers. Windows has the latest updates, as of today (6th of May 2017). CPUID tool is showing CPU temperature of 36-37 degrees Celsius (96 Fahrenheit), which is pretty low and should not have fans running at all. As soon as the temperature goes to 40 degrees Celsius ( 104 Fahrenheit), the fan becomes very, very loud. Task manager is showing minial usage of CPU, Memory and Disk. Any ideas what I might try next?Thanks

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I have a Lenovo Flex 4 1580, I have enclosed a screen shot, it is "Plugged in and not charging" ? How do I fix this? I tried restoring to a recover point, a full system wipe and reinstalling windows, but so far nothing has worked. What do I do?


























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Sometimes when I'm using my Lenovo Flex 3, the screen suddenly turns blue and it does not respond unless I hold the power button to force it to shut down. Here are some errors/stopcodes which I've also received on other occasions. Any suggestions/advice would be appreciated! Thanks

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Hi,As soon as I switch my laptop, I can see the desktop top image with pink and fuzzy look. It stared with yellow dull screen at he beginning before the pink color shown up. The screen will be in dull yellow while I open chrome or any white background appllication. The pink clor comes up if I open a video or any other apps without white background. This also come in safe mode. I have done the graphic driver update and see the same problem. Dont know what is the actual reason. Please help me..!!

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