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Hi would like to start my laptop up using my hard drive, but i can not find a way of getting into bios to change settings any help would be nice thanks

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Hi would like to start my laptop up using my hard drive, but i can not find a way of getting into bios to change settings any help would be nice thanks
 
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A:IDEAPAD G580 - Selecting boot device

Hi andyholmes196 , 
 
Welcome to the Community Forums.
 
Where do you set booting previously and current preferred setting ?
 
While turned off , use the One key button (item 4 page 92) to access the Novo menu screen and choose BIOS set up.
Boot tab would offer Boot device priority once UEFI is disabled making EFI active , changing priority then save and exit. BIOS simulator here. 
 
Update us how things go.
 
Regards

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Hi ,         We purchased 3 lenovo ideapad 110-15ISK Laptops (ideapad). in that i installed windows 7 professional os. i am trying to incre,decrease screen brightness(fn+f11,fn+f12). but brightness control buttons not working. how to control brighness part.Now brightness is very high. Because of this brightness i am getting eye pain. So Please provide me solution for brightness control. my mail id : [email protected]  Thanks.  

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Hey guys, I have a Lenovo Ideapad IdeaPad 100 14ibd - win10 and basically im planning on formatting my laptop to get rid of all the stuff/unknown files that are terribly slowing down my ram. But im still new to this process so im wondering if using Lenovo's Onekey recovery is a good thing but then i saw the Reset this PC feature of windows is another thing. My question is, what would be the more recommended thing i should do to get my laptop to its original state just like the new windows 10, or are there any difference within those  two?PS: I got my back up files all set from this laptop to my external hd already Thank you!

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Hi when i connect to wi fi after a few minutes it goes to limited network and i have to re connect but it goes the same way again.  Have been told to upgrade my drivers from lenovo i have done this but no joy and a driver scan says all is well all up to date still the same every other piece of equipment i have works fine please help.

A:G580- wi-fi problem

Hi Tigerman1,You may want to follow the steps on this article :  https://support.lenovo.com/us/en/solutions/HT502846Hope this helps.Cheers,





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Hi! After replacing the bottom part of the case, my notebook won't turn on again. The sequence is the following:- Power button- Lights and fan start- Fan suddenly turns off- Notebooks automatically restarts- The sequence goes the same againAnd this repeatedly until finally turning off. I checked for missing connections (more than once) but everything seems right. Any suggestions?

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Hi! I have such a problem:When I watch a video or just open different windows on my laptop, the brightness changes.For example, if my desktop picture is dark and I close a white window, then in a few seconds my desktop becomes brighter. If my desktop picture is white and the window I close is also white, nothing happens.What's that?Thanks in advance!










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A:G580 - Brightness

Hi Arthur,
 
Welcome to Lenovo Community!
 
I?m sorry to hear that the Brightness feature is automatically changing the settings, I would suggest you to perform the steps in the below link and let me know the findings.
 

How to Disable Auto Adjust Screen Brightness?

Hope to hear back soon
 
Best Regards

Shiva Kumar




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I cant open youtube. Its like youtube blocked XP or my country blocked youtube. I have no idea. Also old browsers cant open websites. I found some files from factory owner for wireless but they are not setup files however hackers can create setup files from this files. Wireless internet doesnt work. Internet thing missing: PCI\VEN_168C&DEV_0032&SUBSYS_321817AA&REV_01\4&1A90DCB8&0&00E1Unknown thing: ACPI\VPC2004\0Bluetooth usb host: USB\VID_0CF3&PID_3004\ALASKA_DAY_2006SM bus: PCI\VEN_8086&DEV_1E22&SUBSYS_397717AA&REV_04\3&11583659&0&FB

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I have a G580 that suddenly won't start at all.  It turned off when my daughter was watching a movie.  I assumed that the battery was dead but I do not know that for sure.  She then plugged it in for the night but it never started again.  When I have it plugged in the light on the front is solid white.  There is no light at all when ONLY on battery.   It does not start when the battery is removed and plugged in.  The system is about 1 1/2 years old and to my knowledge the battery was fine.  I have not seen any charging problems from Windows.  I purchased a new AC adapter but that did not fix it.  Does this seem like a power button problem or a motherboard problem? Thanks,Chris











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A:G580 Won't Start

hi chberu, 
 
Welcome to Lenovo Community Forums!
 
Please try removing the AC Adapter and Battery
   then hold down the Power Button for at least 10 sec.
      Then Reconnect only the Ac adapter and see if that will fix it, Then reconnect the battery.
 
Also try turning it on with the RAM and Harddrive removed and see if that will show any difference on how the unit starts.
 
If the same problem, even if not Battery is connected, I suggest you contact Lenovo Technical Support for Hardware Assistance or Contact a local tech to check the system board for any issue.
 
Regards
Solid Cruver




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Hello everyone,i dont know why this happens to me. My laptop is lenovo G580 i5 4gbddr3 500gb hdd. It has following config Win10 Win7 Ubuntu14 Default os is win10. I was using windows 7 shutdown lappy and went to play. Now if i try to start it it boots up,lenovo screen appears nothing after that no boot loader screen. Hdd is detected also i removed the battery, bios reset following uefi boot disable. But no success it simply wont boot. Live linux via usb is detected and hdd is also detedcted. Any help. I need in urgent. Thankyou in advance.

A:G580 no os boots

Sorry to hear about your bad experience with lenovo. I'm afraid that you simply need to abandon Lenovo and go with another manufacturer. I have an under warranty G series laptop that lost its boot parameters. I had previously made backup copies of the OS and a 'repair' disc. Neither of which worked. I called Lenovo support and was informed that I must sned them the laptop and only THEY could reinstall the OS. I was also told that any recovery media for my product was 'UNAVAILABLE'. Sad that they cannot simply sned me media to reload it myself. Instead, they must reload it (obviously they have means to do it but simply will not share it with me). I will not ever purchase a Lenovo product and I would advise you to do the same, and advise any friends to do the same. I am doing so and have learned an expensive lesson. I paid more to get Levovo thinking their reputation was one of support, only to discover it is pointless. I should have just bought a cheaper 'non-Lenovo' product. I plan to go on a tirade and post as much information webwide as possible and deter as many as I can before they get screwed over like I did.Sorry you got screwed too,HatingLenoONO

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after switching to hdd, the logo lenovo has never appeared and can not enter the bios

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I have a G580 which seems to have OneKey (version 8) installed (with "system backup" and "system recover" options but no "create recovery" option). The HDD is failing and will have to be replaced with a new HDD. I assume this means I will have to use the NOVO button to start the recovery process. Will the "System Recovery" version of OneKey copy an image from an external disk to the new HDD (without access to any of the files on the original HDD)? I currently have no other method of booting the G580 (using e.g. recovery USB) as haven't seen anything about creating one.In addition, of the four NOVO button options ("Normal Startup", "BIOS Setup", "Boot Menu", "System Recovery") I cannot select "BIOS Setup" or "Boot Menu" - "Normal Startup" seems to be run instead. Am I missing a something? "System Recovery" loads "OneKey Recovery" which I exited at the first step as not yet ready to proceed.The OS has been upgraded to Win 10 from Win 8, so would prefer not to start from the original, if it's possible.Thanks.

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I'm trying to repair a family friends laptop, It somehow managed to break during an update cycle and got constantly stuck there.After plugging the HDD into another computer and copying over the family friends files she needed to keep, I tried to use the Lenovo OneKey restore.This went well, however as soon as Windows 8 tries to update, it will always fail this update and then get stuck in another loop after failed updates. I would be greatly appreciative if anyone can suggest a way around this. My first plan was to try to install Windows 10, however when holding down the OneKey button, the only options that work there are 'Normal Boot' & 'Rescue' - The option for boot options and BIOS do not work, and it kicks the laptop into a normal Windows boot, the failed update messages that continues as normal from there - so i can't try to install anything from USB. I've tried to reinstall from OneKey, then disable EVERYTHING on the auto-startup list (which by the way Lenovo, is absolutely huge and full of bumf no one needs) to try stopping anything from holding onto file locks whilst the update is trying to edit them if that was the issue. So im currently out of ideas to get this back to working order, unless I put it back to Windows 8, then entirely disable the update mechanisms so it can't ever produce the error by itself when it fails to update.

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Hello,I have a brand new G580 with 2X USB 3.0 and one USB 2.0 Port. The 2.0 port works fine but the 3.0 ports don't show any reaction. The Harware manager indicates an error for the the USB 3.0 eXtensible host controller but refreshing the driver showes no effect. Any ideas if that is an Hardware- or only a driver problem? Thanks in advanceStefan











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A:USB 3.0 ports G580

hi Stefan,

Welcome to the Lenovo Community.

The USB 3.0 port requires a driver for it to work (unlike the USB 2.0 that is plug and play). For Windows 7, install the Intel USB 3.0 Driver v1.0.5.235 - http://tinyurl.com/c7e7lw6

Let me know if this doesn't fix it.

Cheers

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Hi when i connect to wi fi after a few minutes it goes to limited network and i have to re connect but it goes the same way again.  Have been told to upgrade my drivers from lenovo i have done this but no joy and a driver scan says all is well all up to date still the same every other piece of equipment i have works fine please help.

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Need files to download for format and fix windows 8 without losing files in C or non. I deleted some very important files for cleaning virus. Than everything was okay. I decided to use windows repair i was deleted WINDOWS KEY FILE. It said your windows fake. Repair said there is a problem restarting OKAY. Than one time i found blue screen where i could use command prompt for canceling repair but i didnt and i never seen this screen after that. I used Aidata rescue vista disk. It said harddisk system isnt something so it cant install. I wasnt able to edit harddisk file system. I tried hacker xp disk. It said your harddisk damaged, clean viruses or do stuff so if you dont i cant install but i cant open my pc it is saying wellcome Lenovo, please restart. I also made an iso flashdisc file with cancel commands but i think computer isnt able to understand this commands because of windows not even loading. Can you send me files that i will use with my USB flashdisc for canceling everything and just start windows or fixing windows 8 and harddisk corruption without damaging files.

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I have 4Gb Ram of Trancend Company but i tried to fix it in slot and when i tried to open laptop it showing black screen how is this possible can u help plzz.Spec.Intel Pentium 4Ram 2 Gb500 GB Hard DiskYeah and both slots are absolutly i checked it.Fast Reply Plz and ram is brand new.Laptop not accepting Ram or other problem??

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Hi guys I want to upgrade my G580's 4gb ram with another 4gb stick. Currently the laptop has this stick in it.My local shop has more options, but two which are in my budget are the Kingston KVR16S11S8/4 and the Kingston KCP316SS8/4 . Looking at the specs, both are identical to my current ram. What is the difference between the two ? Which one would be compatible with my G580 ?

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I am having fps issues. Lenovo G580, Windows 7 64-bit. Nvidia GT 635M.
 
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A:G580 - FPS issues

And Why I can't install the nvidia driver from your site ?

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I bumped into cheap RAM, 2X4GB SK-Hynix PC3L-12800S. The person who is selling them would want me to make up my mind asap. Unfortunately I can't figure out if they will work ok with the laptop. Any advice/knowledge?Thanks in advance - I hope ;D

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Hi,I am using G580 laptop.This is Restarting again and again.1) Switch on will take 5 min2) Home screen will open & after 1 min will restart again (I can able to do all activities in that 1 min)3) Will restart againKindly suggest solution for this.Note: I tried below option but no use."Remove the AC adapter and the battery then hold Down the power button for 10sec. Reconnect the AC and the battery, and turn on the system together with tapping the F2 key. You should arrive in a BIOS setup page, Hit F9 to load default then press Enter, Now hit F10 to Save and Exit then enter again to confirm""F8 option not working to run safe mode" Bhanu.+91 7760978517

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Today i went to Load up my laptop but it didn't load and now its just stuck on a Loading screen with a Buffering Circle in the middle. Any Help? 

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Hi Recently had hd fail, had to install temp version of w7 but need right version that came pre installed. Tried all options in support nothing works, scan fails, iso recovery seems to be only for w8 and above.  ThankAndrew

A:g580 need pre-installed w7

If you are looking for recovery media for your yoru G580, in the EMEA region you can order recovery media (for a fee) from https://www.medion.com/lenovoserviceshop/welcome by using the spare parts search. Cheers,

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Hello I have this product :
G580 Laptop (Lenovo) - Machine Type 2689

Serial Number  *
Machine Type Model   59373343

with CPU B2960 @ 2.2 GHZ intel pentium , 
I need to upgrade my cpu to Core I3 or Cor I5 What is the models I can replace my cpu to it ?
and How I can Buy it from lenovo and How Much .
Thank you .
 
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Mod's Edit: System model added to front of Subject line to improve visibility / clarity.

 

 

A:G580 - Upgrade My CPU

Hi ragabm76 , 
 
Welcome to the Community Forums.
 
For your  LenovoG580GRBRTXB9604G320R8ESA Machine Type - Model 59373343  Machine Type 2689 :
 
Intel B960 2.20G 2M 35W SNB PGA CPUSocket : FCPGA988, PGA988 SYSTEM BOARDS: LG58 MB W8 UMA HM76 W/BT/HDMI WO/3G Core chipset: Intel HM76
 
Based on the psref Machine Type 2689 :  
recommended upgrade : 
Intel® Core? i3-2370M processor (2 cores / 4 threads, 2.40GHz, 3MB cache),
 
Lenovo part number : 
102500228  Intel I3-2370M 2.4G J1 3M 2cPGA Processor  checking on Lenovo encompass costing 562.31 
 
 
Not sure if generic CPU would be accepted by the BIOS since OEM systemboards have specific OEM FRU considered for compatibility even if the chipset would enlist compatible CPU .
 
Related discussion here . 
 
Hope this help answer your query. 
 
Regards

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Hi
 
I got a 2nd hand Lenovo Ideapad 100S. It came with Win10 installed but had someone elses profile and data. 
(I am not sure if it originally had Win8.1 when it was shipped, there is no rollback option anymore)
 
My preference is to wipe the current installation completely by downloading Win10 and installing a clean copy off USB. 
 
I also usually prefer to delete all partitions, including recovery because future reinstallations can be done from scratch via USB. (I don't need the option of reinstalling from recovery partitions , the extra space is more important)
 
I see a warning in the user guide however .....
"Do not delete or modify the Recovery Partition on a WIMBoot-enabled computer. If the Recovery Partition is deleted or modified, you may not be able to restore Windows to the factory status. For computer models on which WIMBoot is enabled, deleting the Recovery Partition may cause Windows to fail to start. How can I determine whether the Windows running on my computer is WIMBoot enabled? WIMBoot technology is normally enabled on copies of Windows 10 Update running on SSD (or eMMC) -only computer models."
 
What is the best way to do this?

Install a clean copy and remove the partition by booting off a USB, or should I not do this?
Via Settings: settings > Recovery > Reset this PC > Remove everything, or
settings > Recovery > advanced startup > Reinstall from USB

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A:Ideapad 100s - Win10 clean installation on ideapad...

 Hi larrens , 
 
 
Welcome to the Community Forums. 
 
It's a good thing you posted first before proceeding with any clean installation. 
Not sure what the Machine Number is to verify the details and specifications of your system.
 
But if you have a pc with a Windows Image Boot (or WIMBoot) you may not want to choose a clean installation. 
This new deployment of installation is compressing part of a big OS file so that you can have an operating system that can only take small spaces intended for small storages (SSD).
 
Best option to wipe out previous owners profile is a have a fresh out of the box image is using the Puch button Factory reset (Novo key similar to Item 7 page 1). Simply shutdown the system and use the button to turn on, System Recovery option would provide One key recovery from initial backup to do it. 
 
WIM boot are usually created thru OEM depot authorized by Microsoft . DIY for WIMboot maybe a bit complicated.
Click on underlined links for further review. 
 
Hope this answered your query.
Update us. 
 
 
Regards

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I have a g580(2689) with win 10 and ubuntu14. Problem started a day ago, i am unable to turn on the wifi in windows. The option is not even highlighted. Diagnostics told me that wireless connections are turned of so i tried FN +F5 but still no change . Drivers are uptodate. Everything is working fine on linux. Any solution.











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A:Lenovo G580 WIFIproblem.

Sounds like a bad or corrupt driver.   Have you tried removing the WiFi card from within Windows Device Manager, checking the box to "Delete driver software for this device", rebooting and then installing the latest driver from Lenovo?

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Hello!  I have a G580 (2189) with an i7-3632QM processor. I currently have 8gb of RAM and after running wmic MEMORYCHIP, I realize I have 2 slots with 4gb in each.  I'm now interested in changing them for 16 (2x8)gb and is aiming for some affordable Crucial memory. I have found a kit called: CT2KIT102464BF160B and from what I can find, this seems to fit my computer. Can anyone confirm that? It would be great.  And just out of curiosity, are there any 16gb memories available for DDR3L? Since it seems like my processor can handle 32gb but I only have two slots, I would need 16gb in each.  Thank's in advance. 

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I'm using lenovo G580(20157)  wireless is connected to wifi network sometimes it disconnected automatically and shows no internet access while disconnecting and connecting to particular wifi network shows internet access but sometimes without system restart I'm unable to use internet.                         I have installed updated drivers and it's in warranty period.Suggest me with proper solution Durgaprasad M 

A:G580 Wifi problem

Hi Durgaprasad ,
 
Welcome to Lenovo Community Forums
 
I?m sorry to inform you that the Wireless feature is not working as expected in your G580. I suggest you to download the driver again and while installing right click and select ?Run as administrator? option as doing this will install the complete driver without any error.
 
NOTE: Please click on "Select Product" then in "QUICK PATH" enter the model no. as G580 select the exact model.
 

Support Drivers & Software downloads

Hope this helps!!!
 
Do post us back if the issue still persists.
 
Best Regards

Shiva Kumar





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Hello, I have a Lenovo notebook G580, and his  motherboard is broken. So I need a new one, the motherboard model is QIWG5_G6_G9 LA-7981P, but it has been difficult to find one for me because I'm from Venezuela.My question is: Is there another motherboard model that can be used by my notebook? or Is it the only one? Thanks for all.  

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Hi Leno Support,
 
I have a Lenovo G580 Laptop with the following configuration.
 
 
Bios Config
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Bios Ver: 5ECN41WW(V4.00)
EC Ver   : 5EEC41WW(V4.00)
Lenovo SN: xxxxx
Board Number: 3071841301492
UUID No: 2210A4F6-6B91-11E2-A4A6-2089843F35BD
Intel Core i5-3230M @2.60 Ghz
System Memory : 8192 MB
 
Hard Disk: Not Detected
 
USB Legacy:Enabled
Wireless Lan Support : Enabled
SATA Controller mode: Compatible
PXE Boot to LAN: Enabled
Power Beep:Enabled
Intel Virtual Technology:Enabled
 
UEFI Boot : Enabled
Network Boot : Atheros Boot Agent
.................................................................................................
 
My laptop suddenly just won't boot up one fine day, an when I go into BIOS, this is the info I get.
I tried almost all permutation combinations of BIOS, with no result.
Removed the HDD, tried using it in an external Lenovo Laptop, it works with no issues, so I presume it is not an HDD issue, coz I was able to read and write to my HDD with an external Lenovo Laptop using a compatible connector.
Note that while using AHCP Enabled mode, the system is not even allowing me to get into the BIOS setup(F2).
I had to literally remove the HDD again and then set the AHCP mode to Compatible.
 
I can extract the data from the HDD since it's working, but that's not the point. All my work is tailor configured on this laptop with a lot of licenced softwares. Don't want to reinstall and ... Read more

A:Lenovo G580 HDD not detected

Dear mammenc,
 
Welcome in lenovo community,
 
Please try to,
 
1- Turn off the laptop >> unplug the charger >> Remove the battery >> Hold the power button for 20 seconds.
2- Connect the charger only >> Hold the power button for 10 seconds.
3- turn on the laptop and access the BIOS >> Press FN+F9 to reset >> yes, after that press FN+F10 to save and exit.
 
Try the above and feed us back please.
 
Regards,
Joseph

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Does the G580 include M.2 SSD interface ? Thanks a lot,O.

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Looking for a laptop docking station with USB 3.0 for a G580 - Windows 7 - i7-3540M (Intel HD 4000) - 8GB Ram Thanks! 

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Hi after uprading windows from 7 to 10 my OneKey function stopped to work, what is the other way to recover from recovery poartition (F11 does not work)?Regards

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Here are the symptoms I've gathered so far 1. The computer will only charge the battery when off or asleep2. The computer will NOT run on AC alone, i.e. if I have the AC adapter plugged in and remove the battery the machine will not start.3. With the computer running, it runs on battery alone.4. If I plug in the AC, the battery icon in the taskbar will not indicate that it is plugged in, but lately it has a sort of flicker to it where it indicates only for a split second that it is plugged in, but will then return to the unplugged indicator, and it will go on doing that every second or so until I unplug the AC. I have tried replacing the Microsoft ACPI- Compliant Control Method Battery driver as others have suggested, but it does not seem to solve the problem. Any help would be greatly appreciated! I have tried using lenovo settings as well as companion from store also got no solution.Also updated the bios from support site  My G580 is running on windows 10 32bit Please do help me.

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My laptop display is working fine before that day. But today i faced a problem, I saw my display have some spot. Is my display damaged? Or How can i slove it. 


























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So I'm trying desperetly to help my friend fix his laptop, and I'm running into huge issues. My friend is running a Lenovo G580, and cannot connect to the Wi-Fi whatsoever. When you look down at the connections, it shows a wired connection symbol, and it says that there's no connections to be found. Now I know for a fact that this laptop can use wireless, it was used probably a week or two ago by my friends mother. Now, it can't seem to connect to any wireless networks. I've tried just about everything, turning off power saving, deleting the drivers (which we can't do, as the wireless drivers aren't appearing under network adapter), nothing has changed it. The laptop is running Windows 10, and when we go to Network Settings, there's no WiFi tab, there's Proxy, VPN, etc. I really need help with this.

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I am getting low FPS at random intervals and I suspect the issue might be with the graphics chipset.
 
Can you test the laptop and see if its a hardware issue with the graphics chipset.?
 
The laptop
Lenovo g580 20150
Intel B960 2.20GHz
Intel graphics card
Nvidia GT635m 2gb
Windows 7 ultimate 64-bit.
 
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I have a Lenovo laptop G580, and his  motherboard is damaged. So I need a new one, the motherboard model is 90000311, but it has been difficult to find one for me because I'm from egypt and it is very expensive .My question is: Is there another motherboard model that can be used by my laptop? or Is it the only one?Note : motherboard have a nvidia card video and intel card video  Thanks for all. 

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Can anyone offer advice on what I need to do to load windows 7 onto a new hard drive for a Lenovo G580. The notebook was purchased with Windows 8 installed. The loading starts initially but stops after a couple of minutes and refuses to load any further. Can any one offer advice for this problem.May thanks in advance.Greggers

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Hallo, I tried to boot on my new G580 (2189, Win8) a Linux (LiveCD). Unfortunately I failed. The BIOS misses entries to select possible boot devices or boot order. Obviously these entries are in the UEFI BIOS. How to edit/expand these entries to boot from DVD or USB stick? Or is it necessary to add some options via BCDEdit? If yes, how to do it? Here the same message in German: ich habe jetzt mal versucht, auf meinem neuen G580 mit Win8 von einer DVD bzw. von einem USB-Stick ein Linux (LiveCD) zu booten. Leider vergebens. Im BIOS fehlt der wichtige Menüpunkt, in dem die bootfähigen Devices angegeben werden können bzw. die Bootreihenfolge festgelegt werden kann. Müssen die Einstellungen über das UEFI BIOS durchgeführt werden? Wenn ja, wie? Könnte man ansonsten mit BCDEdit den Bootmanager bearbeiten? Wenn ja, welche Eintragung muss ich vornehmen?

A:G580 (2189) does not boot from USB or DVD

As this is one of the first items to pop up in a search regarding this problem, I thought I would share my solution:Enter the BIOS. Disable Secure Boot (requires setting a password first). Set boot mode to legacy (non-UEFI).You can now boot successfully from a USB drive!The only way I could make it boot from a CD (or, in fact, 'see' the optical drive at all) was to set the SATA controller to legacy (emulated IDE) mode. This would be less than ideal usually as installing in legacy mode and switching back to AHCI mode afterward invites many headaches alone, but in this case it proves utterly pointless since the hard drive was invisible to my USB boot drive anyway. *banging head off wall*I am not impressed with this laptop. That's the nicest thing I can say about it, yet I've been saying (screaming) a lot about it the last day or so... o.OADDENDUM: I may be a first-time poster to this forum, but the user subtitle of "What's DOS?" is inaccurate to the point of being an outright insult. I'm an accomplished IT engineer with nearly three decades of experience. I build, repair, troubleshoot, install and support a wide range of IT-related equipment for a range of clients across the financial and educational sectors, and my idea of leisure is LEARNING EVEN MORE ABOUT MY SUBJECT.Considering what Lenovo palms its customers off with, I'm sure this represents exactly the condescending attitude they have towards their customers. Thanks for making my job difficult with flaky firmware, and th... Read more

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Hola, tengo una Lenovo G580, con la cual estoy muy contento, aunque la uso solo en mis viajes. Desgraciadamente el gestor de energía de Lenovo me recomendó que cambiara la configuracion para que la bateria se cargara solo hasta el 60% , cosa que hice, al poco tiempo dejo de cargar completamente y ahora funciona solo si a tengo enchudada. El equuipo tiene muy poco uso. Trate de entrar al Lenovo Energy manager, para solucionar el problema según lo aconsejado, en este mism foro. Desinstale el Energy Manager y lo volví a instalar, pero sigue igual, que puedo hacer. No pienso comprar un paquete nuevo de bateria y que suceda lo mismo. El cargador funciona bien, ya que sacando las baterias y enchufndo el cargado funciona perfecta. Solo no se carga la bateria, lo demás, como siempre sin inconveniente. Espero ayuda. Gracias. Mauropo

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Hello  Just signed up to this forum.... Right I aint computer techy at all really..... but i'm experimental which is probably a horrific combination haha but oh well thats me! I absolutely love my G580 swapped a sony vaio for it..... because it was blue..... haha but anyway its a cracking laptop and i like it.... im running an intel celeron b830 CPU in this..... 6gb ram and 1tb HDD I use this for music production, I have a huge library of music saved to it.... right it runs fast all the time.... i look after my wee blue belle But im convinced she needs a better processor.... because sometimes she lags and freezes when im getting tore into making beats..... Now im looking on ebay at processors..... i havent a clue what to buy? so many choices its actually boggling my brain! im reading that the CPU might run and i might fry by motherboard and all sorts of madness lolSo my question is what CPU should i upgrade too and should i also give her an extra wee bit of RAM to go with her new found processor??? and what kind should i go for?? dual core? quad core? remember im not techy so no confusing replys please a case of fit this.... do that and do this and you'll solve all your problems and not kill her.... thanx look forward to hear what some of you think and especially what some of you have done cheers Youngyboy  also my windows rating is 5.0i wanna push her over 6.0 maybe even 7.0 loland she was windows 8..... Read more

A:Lenovo G580 CPU Upgrade

34 views so far and not one reply.....? Come on lenovo owners a bit of input would be smashing. Or you all having trouble with your keyboards lol

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