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Upgrade hdd to sdd Lenovo Ideapad 305 15IBD

Q: Upgrade hdd to sdd Lenovo Ideapad 305 15IBD

I was wondering if anyone has upgraded or swapped out their hdd for a solid state drive on the Ideapad 305 15IBD? My specific model number is 80NJ00F5UK, I have been able to find an mSata ssd drive which says its compatible with the 305 IBD, but not the exact model number above. To be honest Im pretty happy with the performance of the 1TB hdd that i have but just want to confirm whether its possible or not to swap out for an ssd if I wanted to in the future. The main reason would be to squeeze a bit more battery life, as its one area where the laptop is a bit weak. mSata SSDhttps://www.ipc-computer.eu/notebook-spareparts/lenovo/300-serie/ideapad-305-15ibd-80nj005j/hdd-12

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Hi !i need to know if i can upgrade Ram to 8Gb i it possible My Specs : Intel core i3 2.0Ghz . Intel HD Graphic 5500 . Ram 4Gb ( see attachment )    Please i need to know ( if ) i can upgrade ram or no + what ram type i can use for upgrade ( if i can upgrade it ) My Regards .

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have got new lenovo ideapad 305 15ibd windows 10 week agoand when i was resiting it i have shutdown it by mistakenow laptop wont start windowsand i try to boot from usb and wont let me i have try to change bios bot from uefi to legacy support first and it wont read from usb it say ....this product is coveret by one or more of the following patents us6,570,884,  us6,115,776 and us6,327,625

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Hello Lenovo community.I have purchased a Lenovo Ideapad 100-15ibd with :- Intel Core i5 5200u 2.7 gHz- 4 GB RAM- nVidia 920mI have already upgraded from 4 to 8 GB of RAM ( which is the highest value supported by this processor ) and now i want to upgrade 2 more things. 1. Buy a SSD.2. Install an eGPU.I want to install GTX 1050 TI 4GB and 128 bit on this laptop but i was not sure if this will work as good as i was thinking.I want to know if the GTX 1050 TI 4GB 128 bit is supported by this laptop and if i can install it with that eGPU adapter which is placed in the Wi Fi place. Not thunderbolt. Should i do this upgrade? If i shouldn't upgrade to this graphic card, there is another model better for my laptop ? Thank you! 

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Hi, i recently bought a laptop lenovo ideapad 100 ,everything went fine until today when i shut it down by keeping pressed the power button , now the laptop won't start . I can see the power and charging light turned on but no fan noise and everithing is turned off.

A:Lenovo ideapad 100-15IBD won't start

Now i can hear the fan sometimes and other noises, it showed me once the lenovo start up screen but then it died again . Anyone have any other ideas?I tryed one key recovery and i forgot to mention that my windows 10 had a upgrade last night .

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Hello guys,I bought an LenovoIdeapad 100-15IBD and I want to install Windows XP like OS on it. The main problem it's that when the boot installer it's started I received the following error: The BIOS in this system is not fully ACPI compliant Stop 0x000000A5 " I tried all settings from BIOS, I tried also with a lot of Windows XP versions and nothing. I updated also the BIOS version to the latest one.  What I can do to solve this problem because I need this OS for some old software tools?  Thank you ! 

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I think my laptop overheats because:When i play weak games like "Live For Speed", "Gun Rocket", "Polarity", etc, the GPU says it is at 90-93C... I'm always using V-Sync or just locking the fps to 60 because i was thinking it will help me...I updated BIOS because i was thinking it was because it was outdated but that doesn't helped me...Is that normal? If no, then if there is solution to fix it or only service can help me?

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Good evening. Can somebody tell me how much memory slots inside notebook Lenovo Ideapad 100-15IBD (80QQ004GFR) ? In service manual written "SODIMM × 2" (page 26, viewer page 30). Same time in many internet shops written that it's only 1 slot on motherboard.










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A:How much memory slots in Lenovo Ideapad 100-15IBD ...

it's a lenovo forum on com domain. There is no people from lenovo?

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I've tried reinstalling windows, updating bios, updating windows and drivers. Can't change screen brightness. Using windows 7.

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I bought a Lenovo IdeaPad 100-15IBD a few days ago, and after a series of problems that I manage to fix, I woke up this morning to find out that my keyboard and touchpad are not working. Last night (about 9 hours ago) it was working fine. Anyone have any idea how can I fix this?

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Hello, please is there a possibility to remove battery from Lenovo Ideapad 100-15ibd laptop without opening it? To keep it connected to adapter, when I dont need it to be connected to battery?Thank you










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A:Lenovo Ideapad 100-15ibd - Battery removal

Good day.
 
Opening up the machine will be required. Please see pgs 32-38 of your hardware manual:
https://download.lenovo.com/consumer/mobiles_pub/ideapad_100_15_ibd_hmm_201508.pdf
 
Hope this helps.
Regards.

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I've instaled Windows 7 X64 and everything works fine except the camera. I tryed to install recomended drivers for this moment but it showed me the message "No appropriate driver has been instaled for your system". After that I tried Lenovo easy cam driver but nothing happend. Next step was going into the Bios and enable it the camera from there but I couldn't find the camera there in my configuration setings. I have readed this forum to find solution for my problem but nothing works for me.There is any other way to solve my problem?

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Hi , please have anyone faced such this  ploblem with this version as i can't extend or duplicate my desktop screen , i'm using windown 10 with tha latest VGA driver update .i bought an adaptor HDMI to VGA but the screen gives me no signal , although it works fine on another laptop. 

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Hi, I have a problem with an ideapad100 laptop which were recently bought from local retailer. I downloaded all all relevant drivers for this model for Windows 7 Home 64bit. I'm unable to install almost none of them. Here are some of the errors I'm getting:"This BIOS is only for Lenovo 100-14/15IBD. Your macine does not match with this BIOS." - BIOS"No appropriate driver to be installed" - LAN Driver"NVIDIA Installer cannot continue. This graphics driver could not find compatible graphics hardware" - Nvidia VGA Driver"Error 1935" - OneKey Optimizer"This computer does not meet the minimum requirements for installing this software" - Intel VGA Driver"Could not find the device for this driver" - Conexant Audio Driver KB2685811 was fineRealtek LAN was fine Is it possible that they sold a laptop with wrong parts? Or do you have any other ideas? Thanks

A:Lenovo 100-15IBD Laptop (ideapad) - can't install ...

Had the same problem. Tried to install Win7 in  hope of making the HDMI output project my screen on external monitor, but gave up as got the same error messages as you did. Then installed Win 8.1 and made the external screen work...for about 5 minutes. Then installed Win 10 but external screen still ot working, tried at least 4 different VGA drivers, updated BIOS, etc. My conclusion is that there are serious driver issues with this laptop, Win 7 do not even bother trying.  Try Win 8.1 or 10 and let me know if you can use HDMI to project screen ,and the driver version you use! Thanks

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lenovo ideapad 100-15ibdme dice el administrador de dispositivos que ese dispositivo desconocido es la  "Controladora integrada compatible con Microsoft ACPI" Estoy con Windows 7 de 64 bits. He instalado todos los drivers de la página:http://support.lenovo.com/es/es/products/Laptops-and-netbooks/100-series/100-15ibd?linkTrack=GPS%253... especialmente los de la zona chipset porque creo que viene de ahí pero sigue igual. Alguien me ayuda? gracias.

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I would like to know if this laptop is able to see the 5ghz wireless signal. version with i5 5200 u 8gb ram 500 gb hard disk and nvidia 520

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hi.I 've downloaded bios update from this site and update but this update make problem for me .... my laptop Esc key not working anywhere. in game not working.. in bios setting not working .. in bot menu not working... please help for downgrade or new version of bios

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I've just bought a Lenovo Ideapad 100-15IBD and I cannot find a way to turn the keyboard backlight.I tried Fn + Spacebar but therewas no responce.Is anothere way to turn it on or that attribute is not supported from my model?

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Hello all. I was just hoping someone might have experienced this or had a software solution. I've reinstalled the sound drivers and run one of those lenovo comprehensive hardware checks and the troubleshooting and nothing has worked. Sound works fine when I plug in headphones. I'm just hoping it's not a hardware issue cause the nearest service center is 100+ miles from me and I'm going back to school this upcoming week. 

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Hello All, I have bought a LENOVO IdeaPad 100-15IBD andd I have updated everything it is windows 10 and the Intel core i5 version. First booting up and shutting down went fine. Now when I try to shut it down now the screen turns black, but the power button keeps burning and every 5 seconds I hear two hard clicking noises and then it shuts down after 20 seconds. Can anybody help me and give me advice on how to stop it from making these noises? I already checked but there is nothing blocking my fan. Thank you in advance! Kind regards, Gary von Havel.

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When I play games the heat increase dramaticaly. I have installed OneKey Optimizer, so I can use the dust removal to increase the fan speed, it cools down the laptop, but it isnt practical.  I have not find other solution for this heat problem yet, other programs doesnt work. Please help.Windows 8.1 is installed on my laptop.Sorry for bad english, still learning.

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Hi, I have lost a WIFI connection, it means, the driver just gone, there is no WIFI adapted anymore, just LAN. I have tried to reinstall Realtec WLAN adapter driver ( RTL8723BG ) but with no success - error after installing. Any idea how to solve this issue ? Thank you Arek





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I just want to know .. I've been documeting about this for a couple of days but still .. i'm not crystal clear . So ..Is my laptop upgradable to 8gb ram ? If so, how many slots do i have ?

A:Ideapad 100 15ibd Ram Upgrade

8GB max 1 socket.http://psref.lenovo.com/Product/IdeaPad_100_15Click on spec tab.http://psref.lenovo.com/syspool/Sys/PDF/Lenovo%20Laptops/ideapad%20100%20(15_)/ideapad_100_15IBY_15I... HMM page  26 indicates 2 sockets:https://download.lenovo.com/consumer/mobiles_pub/ideapad_100_15_ibd_hmm_201508.pdf Page 64, item7 parts, lists 8GB sticks.   [two  8gb=16 gb total].I would go with Typo Error in HMM and 8GB max, 1 socket. 

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Hi all, Recently i got my Windows 10 Display driver corrupted and I had to go for Windows 7 64 bit. After the fresh installation I am unable to reduce brightness using keyboard function keys. My laptop is in Lenovo Ideapad 100 15IBD. I tried installing Intel Display driver but its crashing after i restart as in the display wont come up, it a complete blank screen, again i had to reinstall OS. Tried enabling hotkey in BIOS, still no luck. Can anyone please help me how to resolve this issue as my brightness is on 100% now and it very annoying and strenuous. Please help. ThanksRohit

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Hello All, I have a problem with my new Ideapad 100-15IBD that I received today. Wireless or Ethernet connection is horribly slow - I have 50Mb/s connection and laptop is using 4-5Mb/s max (just to mention even Chrome download takes about an hour with this connection speed/quality). I have it with W10, but also formatted and installed W7 to check, if maybe it's faulty Realtek drivers (I tried both from Lenovo Support website and Realtek ones). On both versions of Windows the problem occurs. I am now back to W10, so it's as fresh as it gets. I tried different settings of Network Card, tried looking through forums about similar problems, but can't find anything, so I was wondering if anyone, preferably Support Team, has any tips or ideas why it's like this. The Network adapters I see are:Bluetooth devices x2 (not important for me at this point I believe)Realtek PCIe FE Family Controller (tried meddling with this one, now working on default as it's fresh installation)Realted RTL8723BE Wireless LAN 802.11n PCI-E NICI of course got it from retail, it's brand new, so I do not see how it could be broken already (talking about network adapter), so I thought that it's maybe software problem? Also - I noticed it's working even worse on 802.11n only than mixed. Thanks for any tips,c. PS. Sorry for my English, I'm not native speaker (Polish).

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I have brought a crucial mx300 525gb sata ssd drive as would like to install this inplace of the hd that is currently in the machine, i want to clone everything "make exact copy" from the hd to the ssd but there is a windows C: drive and a lenovo D: partition which i believe is for recovery! what software and hardware would i need to be able to do this so i can just insert the ssd without any problems! thank you

A:How to upgrade from hd to ssd on ideapad 100-15ibd 80qq

Hi jamienffc , 
 
Welcome to the Community Forums. 
 
You can use the hardware manual for disassembly guide (page39) and likewise follow the steps advised on this thread:
 
" 1. Install the ATIH on the HDD2. Insert SSD into the external USB box. Yes, this advice is in opposite of goretsky's one. That box costs 10...20 bucks3. Launch the ATIH, select the clonong process:a)the whole driveb)in manual mode (leave the size of partition System_DRV as is, partition C: will be resized in proportion, as well as the Q: )4. The app will reboot the laptop for the cloning process.5. Wait several hours . After finish replace the SSD and the HDD. Boot from the SSD.6. If you have Factory Recovery media already you can delete Lenovo_Recovery partition on the SSD. Resize the system partition (add the free size from the Q: ), even make the new partition7. Reinstall Lenovo R&R applicationn in order to get working ThinkVantage button at the laptop boot stage." 
 
Some vendors have their own cloners offered free with the SSD , on this thread Acronis True Image 2014 (Home) was used but you can freely choose one that you are more familiar with.
 
Hope this help answer your query. 
 
Regards

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Didn't realize the laptop was unplugged and went completely dead sitting there for a month. Went to plug in to power up and nothing. Thought maybe cat chewed on charger cable and tested it and was only pulling 4v vs the 20v it's supposed to but tried new charger that Lenovo sent and still nothing. I've heard battery could be un-chargeable if left to completely die and sit for a while but still don't get why laptop won't boot up when plugged in.  Am I dealing with something else internal in addition to a dead battery? 

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So I just bought this laptop, and I installed windows 7, and it should have Intel HD Graphics 5500 + nVidia Geforce 920M 1GB. However, I cant find nVidia Geforce, and when I try to install driver, it says that driver cant find the hardware. Also, when I open device manager, I do not have nVidia under Display adapters section, only Intel HD Graphics 5500. Anyone knows whats up here? I have seen many solutions that involve changing .inf files but I cant even see the nVidia so that does not work for me.

























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Hi everyone, I recently bought a Lenovo Ideapad 100-15IBD, it's supposed to be equipped with an SDD of 126 GB and an HDD, but all I see is the SDD even when I open Disk Management I can't seem to find it as if it wasn't equipped on the PC.Thank you for your help











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A:Where is my HDD Ideapad 100-15IBD

Hi lamradnane , 
 
Welcome to the Community Forums.
 
Would you have the machine number (check on the machine number from the sticker or check it from here ,just keep your serial number confidential) .  It would appear similar to this 80QQ00CQUK  .
 
Physical devices detected by the machine should show in the BIOS . Turning off the system and using the Novo key to power on would give Novo Menu that offers BIOS set up as this can also be verified within windows under device manager if recognized.
 
The parts lookup page would also be able to verify the devices /parts using the machine number or SN. 
 
Update us as soon as convenient. 
 
Regards

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Hi iam thinking of buying ideapad 100-15ibd... Only thing i wannna make sure : i will be using it connected to ac so i don't want the battery charging at 24/7 as it non removable does it or doesn't support this feature  likehe other lenovo laptops??  t

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Hello there! I recently had a booting issue with my ideapad and after I fixed it, it was low on power so I plugged it up. I hadn't, however, noticed that it wasn't charging. After a few minutes it died. Now when I plug it up nothing happens. The charging led light won't even come on. I've tried using the novo button, but nothing happened. Please help - Drew
 
Mod's Edit: Full system model added to the front of Subject line to improve visibility / clarity.
 

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 Ideapad 100-15IBD will not boot.  Stops at a screen that reads "starting watch dog initialization" .  New computer running windows 10. 

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Hello there! I recently had a booting issue with my ideapad and after I fixed it, it was low on power so I plugged it up. I hadn't, however, noticed that it wasn't charging. After a few minutes it died. Now when I plug it up nothing happens. The charging led light won't even come on. I've tried using the novo button, but nothing happened. Please help - Drew

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The pin of my DC Jack broke off in my adapter.  The mother board # is CG410/CG510.  I've scoured eBay, Digikey and Google and came up empty.  I've chatted with Lenovo Encompass and they're looking futher into finding one. The jack is 1.7mmiD and 4.0mmOD.


























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I did a crucial.com system scan and they said i can upgrade my ram to 20gb. is this really true? i figured the max is usualy 16 for a laptop like this but if it is really 20gb then that's cool. Can someone confrim? Edit: here is the link of my system scan =) http://www.crucial.com/usa/en/scanview/CF0526A131D926C3

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Can I use DDR3 1600 MHz ram for S510p? The specs say DDR3L 1600 MHz.

A:Lenovo Ideapad S510p Ram Upgrade

Dear jaykimi
 
Welcome to Lenovo forums
 
As you mentioned that the specs of thr machine states that you have to use a DDR3L Ram not DDR3
 
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Hello lenovo, i want to suggest upgrade product to your lenovo ideapad 520 series. I think this time you to use the latest 8th generation processor intel and nvidia latest chip (mx150). I also think you can upgrade the bluetooth form 4.1 to 4.2 and it can be better if you change storage from HDD to PCle SSD. I hope you can consider my idea. Thank you for read my idea. I very love it with lenovo ideapad 520s.

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Hi guys, so i just decided to upgrade the CPU in this notebook, as intel core i3 with 1,8GHz is not enough for me right at this moment and would like to get i5 so everything will run smoother. The question is: is it even possible? I upgraded the RAM memory in this notebook already, it was easy to put it into the socket but are there even some CPUs available for laptops and how can they be replaced if they exist? Thanks for any advance.

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

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Hi, I am going to buy a used Lenovo IdeaPad Y700 15.6". The modelnr is 80NV00JWMX It has the following spesifications: Intel Core i5-6300HQ, Nvidia GTX 960M 2GB, 8 GB DDR4 RAM, 1 TB HDD (maybe a 8 GB flash drive). I have never owned a Lenovo, just several other brands. Will it be possible to upgrade this model with a SSD, and still have the 1 TB HDD? I am thinking of a M.2 Solid State Drive.  I am going to pick up the Lenovo later today. I just wanted to clarify this before I am picking it up.   

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

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Hi I bought a Lenovo laptop about a year and a half ago the Ideapad 500-15ACZ and I have gotten attached to it due to its great performance and reliability. The thing is that this model doesn?t have a dedicated video card which makes almost impossible even launching most of the newest games. I was wondering, its there?s any way to upgrade my laptop or is it better to just sell it and buy a new one.

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

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Hey guys, Would anyone know if I can upgrade my laptop with dual 8 gb rams with 1600 mhz speed (G.Skill 2x8GB DDR3 1600Mhz SODIMM). Help would be appreciated! Thank you










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A:Ram upgrade for my lenovo ideapad v570

AGHammer wrote:Hey guys, Would anyone know if I can upgrade my laptop with dual 8 gb rams with 1600 mhz speed (G.Skill 2x8GB DDR3 1600Mhz SODIMM). Help would be appreciated! Thank youOne thing I'm sure of is that the memory will be dictated by the processor installed. Since you have not indicated the processor used I can't give you much detail. If you base it only on the specs you can only use 2 sticks or module with a max rating of 1333 Mhz each depending on the processor. As to the other specs details you have to locate the specs of the processor that you are using in the intel site. There you will know whether you can use 1600 Mhz plus other details. One thing for sure is that the max that you can use is 16 GB only if the processor allows it since you can't find a 16 GB module in the market to achieve 32 GB per processor spec.

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