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Lenovo Legion Y530 NVIDIA Graphics Driver/ Windows 10 Update Not Working

Q: Lenovo Legion Y530 NVIDIA Graphics Driver/ Windows 10 Update Not Working

I've had my laptop for less than 2 months, but recently I got stuck in an auto-repair loop (possibly a virus), so I took my laptop to my university's tech center. Once there they wiped my laptop clean and installed a fresh install of Windows 10. A couple of my drivers got deleted like my mouse and wifi drivers, but they re-installed them there as well. Everything was fine just a little slow, I re-installed all my apps/games back. I never really checked for Windows 10 updates until a couple days ago because I randomly got this error when trying to play my games. It would say something like this: "ERROR: your video card does not support alpha blending with floating point render targets (D3DFMT_A16B16G16R16F)". I have a GTX 1050 ti, so I was really confused. I looked up how to fix it on other forums and even Reddit. Apparently, this happens when your laptop tries using the GPU built into the motherboard instead of the actual graphics card. Many suggested uninstalling the current GPU drivers and re-installing them. So that's exactly what I tried, but now whenever I try to express install the newest driver on Geforce Experience; it says "The Standard NVIDIA graphics driver is not compatible with this version of Windows. Please update your driver using...(website)". The website it gives is not even available, so I look up and manually try to download/install the driver myself, but it gives me the same message it did on Geforce Experience. So I finally decide to update Windows 10 and the update available is: "2018-10 Cumulative Update for Windows 10 Version 1803 for x64-based Systems (KB4462919)". The only problem is that it downloads, installs, and initializes but it keeps repeating and won't update. I don't know what to do now. I'm at the point to just reset my whole laptop again and re-installing everything. Will this fix it? or is there an easier solution? Will resetting it again put me on the newest Windows 10 update or will it be pointless? Any help would be appreciated!

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Hi, I recently got a Lenovo LEGION Y530-15ICH-1060. Right after installing Windows 10 and all that stuff, I wanted to update all drivers to get everything working with highest performance possible. I had no problems updating all drivers using Lenovo utilities and softwares from Intel/Nvidia..... But I have a problem updating the driver for my processor integrated graphic card, the Intel UHD Graphics 630. According to the official Intel driver update utility, the update is the following : When I try to apply this update using the official Intel utility, I get this error : Translation : The driver is not validated for this computer. Ask the computer manufacturer for the right driver. I tried to install the driver from the Lenovo support page for my computer, but it's not the latest version. I would like to install this latest version but I don't understand why it tells me that it's not compatible. I'm sure that there is an update available for my Intel UHD 630 because I tried lots of other driver detection tools (DriversCloud, SDItool....) and they all tell me that there is an update. But they all fail with this error when trying to install it. What should I do to update this driver ? During my researches on the issue, I found that there is lots of other people that had this problem and they installed it with a special .zip file but I can't find it anywhere for my computer. Thanks in advance for your help. Any help is welcome. VM &nb... Read more

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So I have a Lenovi Legion Y530, I bought this very recently. Specs: i7 8750H, Gtx 1050Ti, 16 Gigs of Ram, 128Gb SSD, 1Tb HD. So I decided to overclock my gpu (with Msi Afterburner) I increased the GPU clock by 350mhz, and the memory clock by 150mhz. I also undervolted the cpu by -0.140 volts. (I'm pretty sure this is the gpu's problem). I tried running Time Spy in 3DMark. This worked before I overclocked. While the benchmark was loading, it froze on the loading screen. Everything else worked, but I couldn't exit. It was just stuck on the screen. I couldnt enter task manager, or go to the desktop. My only option was to force shutdown. When I turned it on the Legion logo popped up and had the loading icon. Then it disappeared and nothing's loads after it, it stays as a black screen. Keep in mind that I don't have the tools to access the internals of the laptop. So I need a way to fix it someway else. Thanks in advance.

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Hello all,  I am working on a Lenovo Legion, and I use my Fn buttens pretty frequently... there is no Fn lock key on my keyboard, is there another way to toggle Fn lock? Thanks!  

A:Lenovo Legion Y530: Fn Lock

Welcome to the forums.  Do you have Lenovo Vantage installed?  Under hardware settings is there something that looks like the below?  I have that option on my Thinkpad and I believe my nephew had it on his Ideapad too.

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Hello everyone.I was wanting to play some game on my Lenovo when the screen froze. I manually shutdown my computer and ride to turn it back on. I got stuck on the automatic repair failed error message. So I searched for a lot of solutions which didn?t work so I decided to réinitialise windows because it has only been two weeks since I got it so it?s not a big deal. When it was done that?s when the problem started. When I press the power button, it displays the legion logo and i hear the fans and the keyboard LED?s light up but then it shutsdown and does the same loop ove and over again. I don?t know what to do.

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I bought my leptop few months ago in Ukraine. After the month of work it started to have led screen issues (screen just became dark in one moment and didnt turn on since then. I tried to plug in tv screen via hdmi. The system works correctly. Notebook is working. But there is no way I can turn on a screen. It doesnt work in bios as well as in os) and I want to bring it on warranty repair but the problem is I am in Thailand now. Is there any way to contact local support using Ukrainian warranty? Where should I go? How can I solve the problem? My notebook is important for me now so I have to solve the issue as soon as possible.Please help=(

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Recently I decided to dual boot Linux along with Windows 10. But due to a small issue in my boot menu I was unable to do so. The bootable drive is being recognized but due to some unknown reason I am not able to Select or Enter the bootable USB drive from the boot menu even though I have it in my boot options.(The "Enter" Key is not functioning in the boot menu, unable to select the bootable drive only) Can anyone help me out with this. . .?Thank you for your response 

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Hey,I have issue with my keyboard. The key "\" "|" is not working. Both left and right keys are not working.Keys works on external usb keyboard.What should I do?

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Heyo!So just got my Y530, and it's a great laptop, but there is an audio driver issue. When I start playing media, there is a 3 second delay between starting a video playback for example and the actual sound starting to play. The audio itself is not delayed, it's simply muted for 3 seconds. Now from what I understand, this is an issue with the Realtek driver, there is some sort of sleep function that kicks in after 10 seconds (that's what I found the default value to be on the HP forums), and it needs a few seconds to wake up again. I haven't even found a temporary solution, tried reinstalling drivers of course, and all the usual things, but nothing worked.Here is a link to the HP forums where they talk about the same issue, but I haven't managed to make their solution work:https://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Audio/3-seconds-delay-to-play-sounds-through-headphone/td-p/6... I would really appreciate if someone could help me out, or if Lenovo took the time to fix this, have a great day!

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Hi guys, i'm new to the blog. Five days ago i bought a Lenovo Legion Y530-15ICH-1060 and i have some problems. For example: the Wi-Fi works fine but sometimes (1-2 times per use) it doesn't work for 5 minutes (more or less).This morning I started a game and the PC crashed so I had to restart.I think the problem is some driver that i installed before. I went to the settings and I started the factory data reset... "The restore has been stopped due to some error". I think this is another problem to solve.So I would like to install windows 10 cleanly. Will this invalidate the warranty? update: Sorry this is the wrong section, how can I move it?

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Hey I just bought Lenovo Legion y530 / 16GB RAM / 255 SSD / 1Tb HDD / Nvidia graphicswith NO WINDOWS preinstalled.So i booted MX LINUX from an USB. Started the instalation. Wanted to install system on 255 SSD drive.Everything went all right.... and when a reboot time came it all got frozen. I could see only a desktop, no mouse pointer, not any keyboard shortcuts working...So I restarted a computer with a power button. MX Linux started normally I logged into a new system... and when I tried to shutdown a system it got frozen again.I checked a Linux Mint demo mode from an usb... and when it came to shutdown time - same problem happened again. Frozen screen.What can be a problem? Nvidia graphics?There is also one thing -When I turn on the computer this error appears. What can it be? How to solve it?This is the error message at when turning computer on.I went to the shop to change a laptop for the same new model. Maybe it is a BIOS problem?Is it possible to have MXLINUX on a Lenovo Legion? ;-)please help. Thank youAdam

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While I am gaming my processor temperature goes MAX +99C and even idle temperature is +50C even bottom is faced up so air can flow 100% away. This isn't any normal to have temps like +100C while playing CSGO, Overwatch etc... The processor is i7-8750H. I think Lenovo should fix this issue for me. 

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Hello, I have had the following happen to 2 different Lenovo Legion Y530 laptops in the last week.For the first laptop it was accidentally allowed to run down to zero.For the second laptop it was intentially run down to zero to try to recreate this problem.  Unfortunately it succeeded.Here are the steps:Laptop runs down to zero and shuts off.  When plugged in, on power on, states laptop was not powered down normally and then brings up Recovery screen (blue screen).  Claims missing or errors in iaStorAC.sys.  The first laptop problem claimed HAL.dll was missing or corrupt.From the blue screen, most options lead back to this recovery screen.  Only the BIOS options goes elsewhere. From the novo button, I've tried:- System Recovery - appears to work but returns to Recovery screen.- Restore from Restore point (after booting from USB) - claims it works (after some hd repair) and then returns to Recovery screen.- From command line, repairing the boot config data (ran into permission errors on some commands) - no success. I called Lenovo support and after verifying that the harddrive was still recognized by the bios, had me attempt System Recovery from the novo menu.  When that failed, claimed it was a hardware issue and needed to be sent in for repair.  Seems unlikely it would be the same hardware problem on 2 separate laptops.  It seems related to the power down corrupting the boot files. From the recent reviews at Bestbuy... Read more

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Hi all,I want to change my y510p to a new one.I liked Legion Y530.I know that only Windows 10 is officially supported. But I do not want Windows 10, for me it is not an operating system, it is a virus.Someone already installed on Y530 Win 7 or Win 8.1? Is it  generally possible without a lot of problems?

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Hi. I have a GTX570 and have had my computer for a little over 2 years with no problems whatsoever. About a week ago my computer starting randomly turning off (conveniently mere weeks after the warranties on most of my parts has expired). The computer doesn't actually shut down entirely as the fans still spin and everything but the screen just goes black. Since the first crash, subsequent crashes have happened anywhere from a couple of days after restarting my computer to before I can even enter my password on the Windows startup screen. It's completely and utterly random. I've yet to have a crash in while in safe mode, but that might just be luck. I should note that although Windows describes the problem as BlueScreen, I've never actually get to see it. The screen just goes black and that's it. And of course, when I try to troubleshoot the problems, Windows either can't download the solution or gives me something entirely useless. I've tried the following...

- Updating to the newest drivers
- Uninstalling and re-installing my old drivers
- System Restore to point prior to first crash
- Temperature Check
- Cleaning the ever loving crap out of my computer

...all to no avail. I've searched around here and couldn't quite seem to find anyone with the same problem as me. Screenshots of what Windows give me in the Action Center and my Event Viewer as well as my minidump are attached. I'm starting to twitch here. Any help would be appreciated.

A:NVIDIA Graphics Driver has stopped working

Scanned for Viruses?

Reseated the video card, checked that the 6 or 8 pin power connectors are tight, and checked the PCIe x16 slot out?

Your crashes are related to dxgkrnl.sys

What is the dxgkrnl.sys file?

I'd reinstall Direct-X...

Frequent crashes like yours if you didn't change anything and not a heat issue, likely your PSU has gone bad, you can buy a PSU tester for roughly $20.

PSU's are basically a failure point that everyone will run into sooner or later, if your PSU is mediocre, 2 years is not that unusual.

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I've had this problem 11 times this past week, it can be when i'm playing League of Legends and it happened once when I was just surfing the web. Any information you need about my computer I'll be happy to share
Windows 8.1 Pro
Processor Intel® Core ™ i7-360QM CPU @ 2.40Ghz 2.40 GHz
Installed memory (RAM) 12.0GB (11.9GB usable)
System type 64-bit Operating System, x64- based processor
OS Name Microsoft Windows 8.1 Pro
Version 6.3.9600 Build 9600
Other OS Description Not Available
OS Manufacturer Microsoft Corporation
System Name SAENZ
System Manufacturer Micro-Star International Co., Ltd.
System Model GT70
System Type x64-based PC
System SKU To be filled by O.E.M.
Processor Intel® Core™ i7-3630QM CPU @ 2.40GHz, 2401 Mhz, 4 Core(s), 8 Logical Processor(s)
BIOS Version/Date American Megatrends Inc. E1762IMS.50K, 9/18/2012
SMBIOS Version 2.7
Embedded Controller Version 255.255
BaseBoard Manufacturer Micro-Star International Co., Ltd.
BaseBoard Model Not Available
BaseBoard Name Base Board
Platform Role Mobile
Secure Boot State On
PCR7 Configuration Binding Not Possible
Windows Directory C:\Windows
System Directory C:\Windows\system32
Boot Device \Device\HarddiskVolume2
Locale United States
Hardware Abstraction Layer Version = "6.3.9600.17196"
User Name Saenz\SAENZ\Jehu
Time Zone Central Daylight Time
Installed Physical Memory (RAM) 12.0 GB
Total Physical Memory 11.9 GB
Available Physical Memory 9.62 GB
T... Read more

A:NVIDIA Graphics Driver has stopped working properly

Could be overheating. Use a tool like gpu-z to track your temperature while it happens. If it is over heating, then you should open the case and clean the dust off the card's fans and see if that helps. You can also try opening the case and seeing if the better ventilation helps.
Did you update your video card drivers recently? That could be causing it as well.

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Hi, I recently upgraded my system by installing a Samsung 970 EVO 1TB SSD. I switched to AHCI, did a fresh install of Windows, installed all of the drivers from Lenovo, and everything was working fine. About a day after that, I turned on my laptop and noticed that the GTX 1060 was not being detected. I opend the task manager and only saw the GPU 0 which is the Intel HD Graphics, but I didn't saw the GPU 1 which is suppoed to be the 1060. I opened device manager and nothing. Tried to re-install NVIDIA drivers but it said that there wasn't any compatible hardware (meaning the system is not recognising the GPU. Went to the page of NVIDIA and dowlnoaded the drivers from there and same result. Opened GeForce Experience and nothing. No GPU detected. Entered the BIOS and nothing. No signal of the GPU. My question is: What can I do about it? Is there a way I could solve this without having to send my laptop to service?  Any help would be appreciated.  Thanks

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I bought the laptop very recently about a month ago. One week ago i noticed that there is a gap between the display and frame. I went to the service center and theyput two sided tape to stick it.  I came back home and the camera section was overheating and the gap appeared again. I don't know if they can fix it or not. It's a very bad quality product to me. Did anyone face any issue like this? Thanks

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My computer recently crashed while on a screen-saver and since then I could not boot into windows except in safe mode.
However, after a bit of reading I managed to pin down the problem: it seems to be the NVIDIA GeForce 8500 GT Graphics card or drivers. (this is the card which came with my PC and has never given me any problems until now)

I know this is the problem because I uninstalled the NVIDIA display driver, and then when I booted back up; windows started working again - BUT ONLY WITH THE BASIC PC DRIVERS - NO GRAPHICS CARD.

Once I updated to the latest NVIDIA drivers (I tried doing this from windows auto update AND NVIDIA's website) it has to restart in order to fully install....and then back to square one: it doesn't boot into windows - just gets to the windows loading bar - then black screen and then restarts - no error messages, nothing.

Does anyone know how to fix this? Is this a driver problem or is it the actual NVIDIA graphics card? And if it's not the card then why won't the drivers work?

(BTW: I am using VISTA Home Premium 32 bit)
Here is my full system details:

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Hi everyone, I have a series problem with my new Legion Y530. When I run any game laptop crashes to blackscrean but only when the AC Adapter is on. When i run the same games only on battery power source everything works fine.  I update Nvidia and Intel drivers, update bios and nothing help.  I run almost every test in Lenovo Diagnostics Tool  and it was fine. I can't run graphics test because LDT crashed. Please Help. Lenovo Legion Y530 I7 + 1050ti  

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Hi, i just bought the laptop from a retailer 2 days back. 1) I did a GPU stress test on Heaven Benchmark 4.0 and attached the results. The bench mark score is horrible. ( the FPS and GPU clock results are less than average , Nvidia settings were set to prefer Nvidia Geforce GTX 1050TI GPU and set for max performance ;not sure why? ) i also used GPU-Z to monitor the GPU clock speed and Nvidia 1050 TI has not been able to run further than 200 MHZ. 2) aside from this, the display will increase brightness suddenly then dims back to original brightness. ( adapative brightness is not ON in power plans btw)  i have done a Vantage hardware scan and nothing abnormal came up.Is there some defect with the GPU or related?

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I have a problem with my newly purchased Legion Y530.Sometimes the left fan make noises when it working at low rpm.Noise sounds like something is in the way of fan working properly, like a wire or something.It's really annoying and driving me crazy.what should i do? should i send it for warranty or open it myself?does opening it viod the warranty?I attached a recording of the noise!

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Heeeey everyone, sorry to bother, can anyone help me and let me know if this 8GB RAM memory is compatible with the Legion Y530. My memory is almost the same, but this one on amazon is AC and mine is AD. Thanks  https://www.amazon.com/Hynix-PC4-21300-DDR4-2666MHz-260-Pin-HMA81GS6CJR8N-VK/dp/B07JP4C1PD/ref=sr_1_...

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Hi.Is there any graphics driver update for that laptop for win 8.1 64bit.Which is on the website is about 4 years old and some of my program requires least 15.11.1.I can istall it on my laptop but it is expirience Blue screen of death in that case.Once i remove it and install which one is here on the lenovo support/dowload drivers my laptop running smooth but unable to use those programs.I tried Amd support but they redirect me here as the driver made for that laptop.Any suggestion/solution would be great.Thx in Advance.

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Brother of mine tried to start up Rust today on my PC and all he got is black screen. We tried everything we can to do to fix it with no luck.Yesterday my laptop started acting up, like apps running on my GTX 1050 Ti would crash for no good reason. Temps were also low at that time.Drivers are the latest ones available installed. Latest Windows 10 Education build with newest updates installed. Newest BIOS update too. Had big heating problems previously, it was repasted with good thermal paste, still didn't help, was undervolting for good measure and helped with heating quite a bit.What to do? Go for warranty?

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