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Installed OS on the Lenovo IdeaPad 500

Q: Installed OS on the Lenovo IdeaPad 500

The installed OS on the Lenovo IdeaPad IP500 is Windows 10 64-bit. Is it feasible to replace it with the latest Android/Chrome?

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Preferred Solution: Installed OS on the Lenovo IdeaPad 500

I recommend downloading and running Reimage. It's a computer repair tool that has been proven to identify and fix many Windows problems with a high level of success.

I've used it in the past to identify and fix everything from blue screens (BSOD's), ActiveX errors, corrupt files and processes, dll/exe/sys errors, recover lost memory, Windows update problems, defragging, malware removal etc.

You can download it direct from this link http://downloadreimage.com/download.php. (This link will automatically start a download of Reimage that you can save to your computer.)

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So everything has been working fine on my laptop until about 10:30PM EST tonight. I bought it new in August 2011.
Specs:
 
OS: Windows 7 Home Premium
CPU: Intel Core i7-2630QM @ 2.00 GHz
RAM: 8 GB
HD: 750 GB
BIOS: 45CN36WW
 
It's always been a fine machine with NO problems.
However, last night there were Windows 7 updates that were installed and then restarted my computer. I had not gotten a chance to check exactly what they were though. About 10:30 this evening, flash crashed in Mozilla Firefox which is not that uncommon, and from there Firefox closed, and so did my Microsoft Word and Excel apps that were open. From there, my computer began to shut down and restart. When it went to restart, all it could do was go to the opening Lenovo screen which gives you the F2 (setup option) and F12 (multiboot menu option) as it typically does. Besides a thin strip at the top that appeared after about 30 secs that only displays moving static that eventually will just stick, that is where the boot process ends. No Windows 7 screen, and certainly no opportunity to boot into safe mode to check for any problems. The screen freezes and goes nowhere.
 
So basically, all I'm getting in terms of boot options are lenovo features, not windows 7 features, meaning it won't boot into windows 7 or windows 7 safe mode no matter what I try. The biggest problem here is that I have no windows 7 disc to even try to boot from my dvd drive.
 
Anybody have any suggestions on what the probl... Read more

A:Lenovo IdeaPad Z570 - Crashed and now won't boot past opening lenovo screen

Are you able to get into the advanced boot menu by tapping F8? It might not be listed on the startup screen but it should still be there.
 
If not you can burn a repair disc from any PC with Windows 7. Theres steps from Microsoft Here.

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New Yoga 700-141SK: Ran the Lenovo Support Center Hardware Scan and the Video Card Mathematical Operations Test has failed rendering the Report: WVC007002-UL7BPL. Is there a tried and proven solution out there? I have had a look at the solutions on the forum and am not satisfied that the solutions offered prove that the problem has been resolved. It is reasonable to expect Lenovo to make available a solution as a matter of course instead of end-users of "afflicted" Lenovo devices having to request/search for a solution(s).

























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Hello, I need help on my Lenovo Companion app with it's dust removal option.
 
I just bought my Lenovo ideapad 700 for a week now.
 
Previously I had the dust removal option in the Lenovo Quick Optimizer widget on taskbar.
 
After I turned it on, the option never existed anymore in the quick widget and even in Lenovo Companion app itself.
 
Would really love to see this feature again in my new laptop.
 
 
Moderator comment: Subject edited to match message text.

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Hello, I need help on my Lenovo Companion app with it's dust removal option. I just bought my Lenovo ideapad 700 for a week now. Previously I had the dust removal option in the Lenovo Quick Optimizer widget on taskbar. After I turned it on, the option never existed anymore in the quick widget and even in Lenovo Companion app itself. Would really love to see this feature again in my new laptop.

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i have already bought a newly used ideapad 700 not y700and it has 256 ssdone parition is called lenovo and does have 75 gigs of old windows and system files and don't know how was all of this formed but i need to delete all the files and leave only the backup files of lenovo. as u see in the images by order the folder is vms contains sp2013 folder contains sp2013.vhvx filewhen i open it it opens a new virtual parition called sys which contains old sys files and backup files which i don't know where exactlyiam sorry for the dark side of the images the cover if the ipad doesn't fit which made images so stupid  ???? 

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i have lenovo solution center 3.3.004 and it automatically was prompting for update to 3.4, when i try to update it shows an error "this version of the lenovo solution center can only be installed on select lenovo computers"

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I now have the following Lenovo UTILITY software on my computer: ONE-KEY OPTIMIZERLENOVO SYSTEM UPDATELENOVO COMPANIONLENOVO SETTINGSLENOVO SOLUTION CENTREMy question is: I notice that some of the features of each utilility are duplicated in another utilility listed above. Does anyone know through their own experience, which of the above can be uninstalled and still have all the useful functions or features? PS This isn't a final exam question 

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I now have the following Lenovo UTILITY software on my computer: ONE-KEY OPTIMIZERLENOVO SYSTEM UPDATELENOVO COMPANIONLENOVO SETTINGSLENOVO SOLUTION CENTREMy question is: I notice that some of the features of each utilility are duplicated in another utilility listed above. Does anyone know through their own experience, which of the above can be uninstalled and still have all the useful functions or features? PS This isn't a final exam question

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my ideapad was preloaded with windows 10 x64 home edition. i have purchased windows 10 x64 prof. i installed my new os in the ideapad using the changes made in bios. "Enter BIOS, open the Exit Menu. Set OS Optimized Defaults as disabled. Or go to the Boot tab. Set the Boot Mode to Legacy Support, then set USB Boot to Enabled"by the above mentioned method i clean installed windows 10 x64 prof by deleting all the partitions.now when i am trying to update the bios its not getting updated. i am getting error as bios is not in UEFI. in bios when i change to UEFI it stops in boot modehow to update mu bios? how to change to UEFI mode?

A:Lenovo ideapad 510 help

You didn't need to set the boot mode to Legacy Support, you should install it without legacy support, but install on the UEFI, so next time turn the legacy support OFF, and install the Windows on the UEFI. If you turn legacy off, it automatically should be UEFI

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Im interrested to know do all ideapad 700 models have m.2 slot for future ssd upgrade, especially model80RU00ACSC (Intel Core? i5-6300HQ (6M Cache, up to 3.20 GHz),8GB (2*4GB),1TB/5400RPM,15.6 FHD IPS AG(SLIM),Nvidia GTX950M-4G,DOS,No ODD,INTEL 3165 1X1 AC+BT4.0,1g)  well in my country (Croatia) is that model number.  Can someone pls send me Hardware Maintance Manual for that particular model?

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Hi guys. I need help im getting bluescreen lately and this is what it saying on my bluescreen For more information about this issue and possible fixes, visit http://windows.com/stopcode if you call a support person, give them this info:Stop code: PFN LIST CORRUPT Help me guys im just new getting BLUESCREEN on my laptop Ideapad310 Sorry for my bad english.


























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My father bought a Lenovo IdeaPad S10-3t. Does anyone know, if the Lenovo IdeaPad S10-3t, can be upgraded from Win 7 Starter, to Win 7 home basic or premium? Any thoughts would be appreciated.

Thanks

A:Lenovo IdeaPad S10-3t

The short answer is "yes".

Check out Jesse Andersen's site on the S10-3t. He's pretty much the expert on that machine.

The relevant section for you is Lenovo S10-3T: Windows 7 Starter vs Home Basic vs Home Premium vs Professional vs Enterprise vs Ultimate

I'm thinking about getting one of these, myself.

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I hope I am in the right place to post this. My laptop is 
B50-30 Laptop (Lenovo) - Type 80ES

Serial Number
Machine Type Model
Status


CB33413399
80ES32G

My problem is that I am a novice when it comes to things regarding my laptop. My question is, I bought a USB to download music from Youtube. I don't even know where my USB goes, let alone download music. Thanks in advance. If you can help can you keep it to plain words
 

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Hello,since I bought my new laptop back in Dec 2016 and aside from the fact that I had to struggle a bit with the delivery process that ended up to be a non-issue, I was happy with this machine... Til about three weeks ago. Unfortunately, the return period has expired and since the whole story is not relevant here (other than just venting my frustration) I will just try to turn this into a positive experience by asking and perhaps offering advise out there.My ask is: Does any one out there know if there is a way for me to have similar functionality that an Integrated Microphone Array via an outside device or anything on this machine? The Ideapad 310 unfortunately does not come with this device which is embeded in the motherboard. Since I had bought HP laptops in the past which bring it as part of the standard build, I didn't even think (nor did I know) of finding out if this machine had this component. But it doesn't come with it. Yes I know, my bad, I should've sticked to HP, but anyway, I have this piece of expensive hardware (at least for me) and I can't use it for what I need because it does not come with that feature. Please, I've done quite a lot already, so don't offer anything else than what I am asking, please, if you don't know what an IMA does then it is basically an internal microphone that you can use as opposed to a headset. I need that to work that way. Period. So, I don't know, Lenovo tech support had already given their veredict but perhaps some savvy pe... Read more

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I was wondering if it would be possible to get my laptop sent to lenovo so they could install a radeon graphics card inside it as its only got an amd a10-9600p APU and i find that the graphics performance just isn't good enough, if yes how much would it cost? 

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I just got the lenovo ideapad 700 and I have noticed it repeatedely gets hanged once or twice per day. I dont know why or how this is happening but it has become a regular occurence much to my annoyance. How should I solve this issue?

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Hello, I have the latest windows 10 updates installed. but one day my laptop started to lag. because I usually watch movie and listen to music with my laptop, it ruins my experience of watching and listening. I thought it was because of heavy applications so I used the fresh start tool. and it removed most of my applications and the windows worked properly without any lags until I decided to restart it and again the lags came back. now that I don't have any applications or games that can possibly fill the memory or the CPU, I don't know where the lag comes from. so i'm open to suggestions.thank you

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Hi. Excuse me, my English is not good. I have a lenovo ideapad 300. I was using it and it asked for an update, I did it and when I reboot it asks for a password, I put the one I always use and it says that it is not valid, I do not know what other password to put. Thanks for your help. The screens in the images before did not come out

























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my ideapad was preloaded with windows 10 x64 home edition. i have purchased windows 10 x64 prof. i installed my new os in the ideapad using the changes made in bios. "Enter BIOS, open the Exit Menu. Set OS Optimized Defaults as disabled. Or go to the Boot tab. Set the Boot Mode to Legacy Support, then set USB Boot to Enabled"by the above mentioned method i clean installed windows 10 x64 prof by deleting all the partitions.now when i am trying to update the bios its not getting updated. i am getting error as bios is not in UEFI. in bios when i change to UEFI it stops in boot modehow to update mu bios? how to change to UEFI mode?

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I WANNA Ply some MOBA (Dota2 ,LoL,Heroes of NEWERTH )game by using this laptop but the main key QWER didn't function in games how i solve it?Any professional laptop user know it?

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I am interested in buying the lenovo ideapad 510s 14 isk. However, I know battery life is not really good (with a 2-cells battery of 30 WH). Does anyone know whether or not it is possible to replace the battery to a 3-cells? Furthermore, has anyone any experience with using a powerbank (I could only find powerbanks made for thinkpads) Thank you very much!

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A?lm?yor siyah ekran fan sesi geliyor ama a?lm?yor.Bios gncellenirken kapand?.Ne yapmal?y?m ltfen yard?m edin.

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Hello, I have and I need help with my laptop, since I bought it does not find drivers, and I can not use him, that when I enter a game or something moves as if an intel core duo, and it does not seem normal, that I do not want to have a computer (that's and i7) to my move so bad, that you can give me and thousand drivers, or even a site with all the drivers that I need them

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? ???? ????? LENOVO IdeaPad 300-15ISK ???? ?????? ?? ? ? D. ?? ??? ???? C ??????? ????? ???? ?????. ? ???? ?????????? (???? C) ?? ??? ???? ???????????????? ????? ????? C ? D. ????? ?? ??? ???? ???????? ??????? ?????????????? OneKey Recovery ?? ?????? Novo? ?????? ? ????? ??????????, ??? ????? ???? ? ???? ???????? ????? ???????????? ????????.

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

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Hi My Lenovo Yoga 13 has stopped taking a charge. It happened about two days ago and has not charged since. I even took it to a local Best Buy and attempted to charge it with a different charger but no dice.I'm pretty sure I need to set up an RMA to send it in but I have been stuck on hold with Lenovo for 1 hour and 15 minutes now without any kind of response. I'm hoping someone on here can offer some assistance. It's difficult to post to this forum from my smartphone.

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Hi I have just got a ideapad 310 AMD A10 laptop. I am looking into having a small SSD and keeping the 1TB as I have a dummy optical drive I am looking at getting a caddy to replace it, I found a review on notebookcheck.net of the i5 version but the caddy is the same as the one I have minus the connecters on the back, thats what i am looking for the connection on the back of the plastic tray. I have attacted the pic from the website. 


























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ok here s the problem.... I got a virus (Anti-vira antivirus, and Windows antivirus 2012) both probably the worst ones I can think of, I used Malwarebites to remove them. however now that they re gone I don't have access to half the system files I use to (namely the task manager, built in windows error scanner, and the "properties" page for My COmputer).

now normally this wouldn't be a problem as I can just use my External HD to backup all the files I want and reinstall windows, BUT this is where the real problem starts, Lenovo 1 touch recovery isn't working, and when I try to boot up from CD I get a error saying the CD drive isn't working. There are 4 options on the Boot up menu (the F12 menu when starting the comp)1 is for CD the other is normal boot and there are 2 others that I don't know the name of. is there any way to fix this laptop without paying 80$ for them just to reinstall windows vista?

and yes do have the boot disk, the Driver disk, and it is a legitimate Windows vista copy, I have not installed any "aditional" hardware exept for the External HD which is "plug and play"

almost forgot, the CD/DVD drive works fine, I was using it to burn some files after the viruses hit my laptop >_>

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Brand new Ideapad 150-151 KB twice in the last week thrown up blue message asking to boot from network instead of HD. Using recovery system checked all Bios settings , exited and saved correctly on Boot Menu goes to "Checking Media" and then does nothing.Any ideas what to do next ?

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Brightness problem with Z500. I have run all Lenovo system checks, updated Intel and Gforce drivers, appears to be all ok. But the screen on the laptop has gone dim.Isouspect that this could be a power saving issue, any ideas please?










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A:Lenovo Z500 ideapad

Brightness problem solved, due to information below.

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Hey I was hoping for a little help with a pc issue i have been having lately. In the past month out of nowhere i have been receiving BSOD reading irql less or equal. I'm running 7 on this laptop and have been running the preview since march with zero hardware issues previously. All of my drivers are up to date as far as i can tell and i never encountered any issues with this before. I have attempted tom isolate the issue but i have not been able to pinpoint the source any help would be very appreciated. My laptop is a lenovo ideapad y530 and i have attached a zip of my last three minidumps.

A:Lenovo IDEAPAD BSOD

  
Quote: Originally Posted by gdelia928


Hey I was hoping for a little help with a pc issue i have been having lately. In the past month out of nowhere i have been receiving BSOD reading irql less or equal. I'm running 7 on this laptop and have been running the preview since march with zero hardware issues previously. All of my drivers are up to date as far as i can tell and i never encountered any issues with this before. I have attempted tom isolate the issue but i have not been able to pinpoint the source any help would be very appreciated. My laptop is a lenovo ideapad y530 and i have attached a zip of my last three minidumps.



Hi and welcome

the probable cause of all three crashes is NETw5s64.sys, which is part of your Intel wifi driver;
I would update the driver

also run a system file check.
type cmd in

search>right click and run as admin>sfc /scannow

Ken J+

Code:

Microsoft (R) Windows Debugger Version 6.11.0001.404 X86
Copyright (c) Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.
Loading Dump File [C:\Users\K\Desktop\New folder (3)\011110-24726-01.dmp]
Mini Kernel Dump File: Only registers and stack trace are available

Symbol search path is: SRV*d:\symbols*http://msdl.microsoft.com/download/symbols
Executable search path is:
Windows 7 Kernel Version 7600 MP (2 procs) Free x64
Product: WinNt, suite: TerminalServer SingleUserTS Personal
Built by: 7600.16385.amd64fre.win7_rtm.090713-1255
Machine Name:
Kern... Read more

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Please guys i just bought a lenovo ideapad 100 one day ago and i forgot the password, actually im sure im using the correct one but it is not openingReally i need help please i will die

A:Lenovo ideapad password

there are no backdoor passwords.  you ned to remember or replace the motherboard

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Hi,  I bought a Lenovo Ideapad 300 a few months ago and its been freezing a lot, at first it was once in awhile, every few days and I didn't really notice it all. However it has now started to freeze multiple times a day and I don't understand why. I could be watching a video on YouTube or facebooking friends or on a call on Discord and bang it will freeze, no logic or reason to what I'm doing which would casue it to freeze but it does freeze.  I read someone suggest that Microsoft Edge could be causing the probelm but I don't use Edge, I use chrome for all my major browsing.  When it freezes I have to hard reset my laptop which constantly doing that isn't great.  Could anyone provide any possible insight or help? 

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When i close the lid or turn off the laptop the first time, it is fine, and goes to sleep and i can wake it up again. But the second time i do it, the power light stays on and doesn't blink like it shoud, and when i try to awake it, it doesn't wake up, but i still cannot hear the hard drive, the screen doesn't turn on. I have tried turning on or off Hybrid sleep, resetting the laptop, closing the lid slower, closing the lid faster, every time, it just freezes and i have to hard reset it. The laptop is only 1 day old, and has an almost fresh install of Windows 7, with Minecraft, Firefox, Speedfan and Ultradefrag installed. I tried searching online, but i found apsolutely nothing. And sorry for my bad English in some areas, english is not my main language

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How can I set up my computer so that I won't have to login each time I turn the power off? Also, i need to change my email address for my Lenovo updates, but I haven't been able to locate a place to update a profile.Thank you,Ron

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Hi,  I bought a Lenovo Ideapad 300 a few months ago and its been freezing a lot, at first it was once in awhile, every few days and I didn't really notice it all. However it has now started to freeze multiple times a day and I don't understand why. I could be watching a video on YouTube or facebooking friends or on a call on Discord and bang it will freeze, no logic or reason to what I'm doing which would casue it to freeze but it does freeze.  I read someone suggest that Microsoft Edge could be causing the probelm but I don't use Edge, I use chrome for all my major browsing.  When it freezes I have to hard reset my laptop which constantly doing that isn't great.  Could anyone provide any possible insight or help? 

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