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LENOVO G530 NOT BOOTING

Q: LENOVO G530 NOT BOOTING

I bought this system just 3 days ago though not brand new but it was working very perfectly, the system is running windows 8 pro n, I connected the system to the Internet and I was asked to update windows which I accepted and after the update, (some failed while some were successful) the system began misbehaving, the screen goes black while the system is on, I had to switch off the system and power it on again, the screen comes up but after some time goes black again, I tried some tricks I read online which seemed to work but later, the problem continued and the tricks stopped working, somehow, I managed to get the system running normally again n I thought maybe the failed updates is the problem, I selected the windows updates that failed n try to update again, the screen went black again, I turned the system off and tried to turn it on again but this time, it refuse to power on, when I hit the power on button, the power on light comes up and the fan tries to run and goes silent, the power on light goes off immediately, tried n tried n the same thing keep happening, hitting the power on button, the power on light comes up and after some seconds, goes off again, I took the system to an engineer, he said the system has board problem, I don't know how true is this Cus the system was running very well, all this problems started right after the windows update..... Please any help or suggestions would be highly appreciated Thank you All

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Hi,  I recently "regenerate" my old computer and I need to turn it on with my keyboard instead of powers button (I don't want to reach it everytime). I can't find option to wake up with keyboard in BIOS or new BIOS either Is there any possibility to find newer BIOS version to add wake up with keyboard ?

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I bought this system just 3 days ago though not brand new but it was working very perfectly,   the system is running windows 8 pro n, I connected the system to the Internet and I was asked to update windows which I accepted and after the update,  (some failed while some were successful)  the system began misbehaving,  the screen goes black while the system is on,  I had to switch off the system and power it on again,  the screen comes up but after some time goes black again,  I tried some tricks I read online which seemed to work but later, the problem continued and the tricks stopped working, somehow,  I managed to get the system running normally again n I thought maybe the failed updates is the problem,  I selected the windows updates that failed n try to update again,  the screen went black again,   I turned the system off and tried to turn it on again but this time, it refuse to power on,  when I hit the power on button,  the power on light comes up and the fan tries to run and goes silent,  the power on light goes off immediately,  tried n tried n the same thing keep happening,  hitting the power on button, the power on light comes up and after some seconds,  goes off again,  I took the system to an engineer, he said the system has board problem,  I don't know how true is this Cus the system was running very  well,  all this problems started right after the windows up... Read more

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Hi all
After format to vista i installed win7 to my laptop.
vista used Conexant audio Driver which i can not find for win7 that match G530, and meanwhile i use microsoft audio driver which does not fit 100%
I wrote in lenovo about it but no good-you can read my problem summarized here :
Re: laptop does play sounds on lid open/close - Page 7 - Lenovo Community
Does somebody can help me out maybe?

A:Conexant audio Driver for lenovo G530

Good news- I succeeded to install vista conexant audio by changing the .exe to
vista sp2 compatibility, it works fine I hope that's a temporary till lenovo will come out with matched driver . Wait and see...

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Hey guys, Just fished an old G530 out of a closet and it's become my pet project. I've cleaned it up, installed some additional memory and Windows 10 x64. Having some issues with system's power, though. Initially the battery would not charge and the unit would only run on AC. After installing Windows 10, it now charges and can be used with out the AC adapter, but occasionally will shut down and refuse to turn back on. When it does this, the battery indicator flashes at me, so I can only assume this means it's died. It will do this at seemingly random battery levels, after a varying amount of time. I do not believe this is an overheating issue. Additionally, the charging cycle is almost 7 hours, and the unit dies in under 2. I have tried multiple batteries. I would like ot update the BiOS to 1.10 from 1.09, but I cannot find the unit listed as it is no longer supported. Any help or advice is appreciated, thanks!

A:Lenovo 3000 G530 Battery issues

Hello and welcome,
 
Try the EOL portal.  Looks like it's there under 3000 G530 (4446).
 
https://download.lenovo.com/eol/index.html
 
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I have a Lenovo G530 laptop that has an issue with screen flicker that is getting worse. The computer screen will start going thru a crazy screen flicker then will stop and start again. I have already checked cable connection to lcd on motherboard and reseated connection of lcd to motherboard located under the keyboard as someone suggested in another posting I found online that resolved issue for them. I am starting to think it might be a bad inverter or screen because I have hooked up laptop to external monitor and it is running fine with no flickering happening when the flickering is occurring on laptop. I am attaching a link to a small video I shot of the issue as it is occurring on laptop screen. Does anyone have any further suggestions? Bad inverter or screen? Screen flicker vid










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A:Lenovo G530 laptop screen flicker

"Bad inverter or screen?" Yes, most likely. But which one? Cutting in and out like that, I have not seen.My thinking is the inverter is cheaper, so I try that first. It is still possible that the cable is faulty, though. Not much help, I know.

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A:What programs are great for a Lenovo 3000 G530 to ...

The community forums are probally not the best place to be looking for this kind of advice, as it is a universal computer thing, not limited to your computer. There are plenty of articles that will tell you what to do if you use google.None the less, unless you're willing to shell out some good money, just use Audacity. Its free, its easy to use, and your computer should be able to handle it.

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Hi guys, I would like to know where I can download for my notebook the last bios update. Lenovo TM 3000 G530 4151 Bios Version: 0CCN58WW V1.24 , Revision: 0.88 thanks lancs    

A:Lenovo 3000 G530 last bios update?

Hi lancs , 
 
Welcome to the Community Forums.
 
The support website officially publish any certified BIOS intended for your machine. 
Best to use your serial number to get ones specific for your machine. 
 
If you do not have any issue , it would be best to keep the current ones and simply load its default if needed. 
Similar discussion here and here that may help you. 
Similar article about updating lenovo bios and drivers here. 
 
Hope this help answer your current query.
 
Regards

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My laptop had screen flickering problem. I used to rectify same by slapping gently at top of it or by moving lid front and back. I was doing same and whole screen went off. When i went to repair shop he said motherboard issue is there 1500 rupees will be charged and asked to came in evening. He called me in afternoon and said your laptop has been rectified but display is too dim, when i installed FL (about 3-4 inches long strip which gives power to lcd) and it worked perfect and asked that 500 more will be charged for same. I said ok. When i went to shop it was working fine. I paid 2000 and took laptop home. When i opened it and started, i was shocked that there was no power in lcd, however laptop was working. I opened back cover of screen and tried touching FL connectors, nothing worked. I went back and told him, he installed new FL and again it did not work. He said lcd cable is faulty. He tried finding same and after few days said, it is not found. I took my laptop back along with 500 rupees for FL. Installed old FL again and ordered lcd cable online. Today, i installed cable on my own but lcd still not showing light, however laptop is working and shows too dim display. What is faulty???

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I have a lenovo g530 laptop since 2009.At the time of purchase, the specs were:1 gb ram160 gb hdd2..16 Ghz dual core cpuWindows XP service pack 3 In April 2014, after the hard disk crashed, the system was upgraded to windows 7 service pack 1 and hard disk to 500 gb.Last year, ram was upgraded to 2gb.Since last week, I have been facing a certain problem.At random times, the monitor suddenly goes black and everything else keeps working fine( I can hear audio in case I was playing videos etc). Playing with the function keys brings it back but the problem keeps on happening every day. Any idea why? 

A:Lenovo G530 laptop monitor randomly goes black

Hi Oolee,
 
Welcome to Lenovo Forums.
 
Did you try booting from safe mood? There is also a chances, if your cables are intact and not loose (VGA Cable), or the monitor loses power.
 
Please go through this HMM for hardware assistance.
 
Method 1:
Any external hardware can cause this (like a keyboard or mouse can cause system to sleep to save the power) 1. To change this go to ?MANAGE? by right clicking on the ?MY COMPUTER ? icon on the desktop . 2. Go to DEVICE MANAGER. 3. Click on the keyboard or mouse or any other USB devices and right click on them and go to PROPERTIES and select POWER MANAGEMENT and untick the appropriate box.
 
Method 2:
Control panel > Power options >Choose when to turn off the display (look for this in the side bar)  Set ?TURN OFF THE DISPLAY? to NEVER Set ?PUT THE COMPUTER TO SLEEP? to NEVER. And then continue to ?Change advanced power settings? Go to "SLEEP" Set "SLEEP AFTER" to NEVER. Set ?ALLOW HYBRID SLEEP? to OFF. Set ?HIBERNATE AFTER? to NEVER. Go to ?DISPLAY? Set ?TURN OFF DISPLAY AFTER ?to NEVER. Press APPLY and then OK.
 
Let us know how you get on.
Regards,
Shashi
 
Tap that kudos button if I helped  If you find a post helpful and it answers your question, please mark it as an "Accepted Solution"! 

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Hey there guys and gals, I have a Lenovo Laptop 3000 series G530 (18 months old) and it causing me a few problems because it's extremely slow and almost always unresponsive to anything I do (webpages on most occasions are taking 30 - 40 minutes to load, Although here it only take 10 - 20 seconds :P).

Anyway I located a .VHD file and tried to use that restore it's previous state from last november (just before I returned it too the microsoft engineer who said he had fixed it when he hadn't (naughty engineer ), Anyway I managed to fix it myself that time round.

So I was posting in one of the threads here earlier about opening the .vhd file to access the windows file's before they became unresponsive (or whatever you want to call it ) and it turn's out that the .vhd file may be from just after the engineer tried to fix it or just before (not too sure it was the same day though ), Anywho I wanted to know how to do a factory restore on the computer without having the installation disc (and apparently no product key on the sticker below the battery on the bottom of the laptop, It's worn away so it's unreadable).


Message from kaktussoft who told me to create a new thread
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Quote: Originally Posted by Kaktussoft


Make your own thread for this problem. And post link here so I know where it is!

Is the VHD the state of computer you want to go back to? I don't think so. It's a backup just after bringing... Read more

A:Need help with factory restore on Lenovo 3000 series G530

You have a COA sticker?
Is it win7 home premium? what language?
Do you have a win7 installation dvd?

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Hi guys,i will be gratefull if somebody can help me!wel i did format my lenovo laptop G530 and installed w7 ultimate on it,everything did fine with all drivers till now so far,but the big problem is the kboard {qwerty}when i go to control panel to change to belgium{us} or english united states doenst match a few caracters as backslash,forward slash,traces,points,commas and so one,and my question is:does somebody know how to set this right?because im tired to try everything in qwerty without no luck at all,i buied this laptop hier in belgium!
Thank you all.

A:Lenovo G530 keyboard qwerty belgium issue

Although there are two languages and several keyboard layouts in Belgium you would probably have a French Belgian keyboard.

Control panel > regional and language > keyboards and languages > general > installed services > add > and select either Belgian Comma or Belgium French as matches your keyboard.

Then remove the prior inappropriate entry(ies) and OK your way out.

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I blew away the Vista that came with this laptop, and installed W7 Pro. Got everything to work except the touchpad. I tried several different drivers from Lenovo and elsewhere, compatibility mode, but no help. What Lenovo lists as W7 are actually the old Vista drivers.

I even tried Lenovo's suggestion of pullling the battery and holding down start for 20 seconds (?). Again, no help.
 

A:Lenovo G530-444624U ALPS touchpad no workie in Windows 7

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i have a lenovo 3000 G530 laptop running vista business and I cannot get the earphone jack to work. the onboard speakers do not disable and no sound comes out of the earphones. the laptop shows the earphones are plugged in and working but they are not working. I have even disabled the onboard speakers and that didn´t help. The laptop is refurbished and should have vista home basic but is running business. Heres the system info

Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.1
OS Version: Microsoft® Windows Vista™ Business , Service Pack 1, 32 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Pentium(R) Dual CPU T3400 @ 2.16GHz, x64 Family 6 Model 15 Stepping 13
Processor Count: 2
RAM: 2007 Mb
Graphics Card: Mobile Intel(R) 4 Series Express Chipset Family, 780 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 221671 MB, Free - 192698 MB;
Motherboard: LENOVO, JIWA1, REFERENCE, RB00002376
Antivirus: AntiVir Desktop, Updated and Enabled Click to expand...

Any ideas?
 

A:lenovo 3000 G530 earphone jack don´t work

Vista clams they are plugged in and working but they are not. If I click test they will produce sound on there own without the onboard speakers doing so but that is the only way they will work. Apparently this is a bug with vista.
 

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My Y50-70 Touch has been sitting in my drawer for over a month now since i only use it for school. I start school tomorrow so i decided to start it up and charge it but it gets stuck on the loading screen with the spinning circle after the lenovo logo pops up. Its been on the booting screen for over 3 hours and wont turn on. Help please!

A:Lenovo Y50-70 Touch stuck on lenovo booting screen

Ive tried resetting the pc, start up repair, system restore and none of them are working. i get errors

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hi!the combination fn+f5 does nothing to wireless network i've pm driver install +on screen  display installall other fn functions work fine.how to solve it? (or fn+f5 works only with thinkpad series? )




_____________________Lenovo G530 4446-24Ghad vista and now win7 32bit____________________








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A:G530 fn+f5 not working

what symbol do you have on the F5 key? On thinkpads there is a wireless sign, does your laptop F5 also have it?

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Laptop Lenovo 3000 G530, Windows 7. The problem with Wi-FI (router D-Link DSL-2640U), the laptop can not find the network (from a mobile phone network can see and connect to it). The switch is set to Wi-Fi, the combination Fn + F5 does not show anything, no warnings in Device Manager, network devices: Broadcom NetLink (TM) Fast Ethernet and network adapter Broadcom 802.11g. (sorry for my poor english)











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A:G530 Wi-fi Problem

- make sure function keys are working ( fn )- try to connect modem via cable and make sure wireless is on.

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Hello
can someone help me please
it is a 4446-24g

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I thought about making the processor change from my lenovo 3000 g530 4151 from its current processor to an intel core 2 duo t6400 which has fsb of 800mhz which is the limit of the board. But the notebook does not start, it only appears the BIOS screen with the access options and it does not matter if I press f2 or not, it automatically turns off. The help I want is about the compatibility of this motherboard with this processor. I have already thought of many possibilities like: memory ram with fsb of 667mhz, bios outdated ... but I have not tested any yet.

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I have a Lenovo Laptop G530 model 444625u. It is running a clean install of win 10 Pro. Sometimes at the start of the "power on" I get 3 or 4 beeps. They occur during the white Lenovo screen during the Bios startup. The beeps are loud and do not appear to be grouped together. They seem to be single beeps. Win 10 pro does start and everything appears to be working. Device manager does have 2 "System Base Unit" without software support but other than Blue tooth everything works. Sometimes when I power up there are no beeps. My battery only last for 30 min. off wall power.
 
I don't know what is causing these beeps. I tried to update the bios but the most current version was tested with Vista and it will not load even when run in admin mode.
 
Here are my questions:

How to I stop they Bios Beeps?
Do I need to update my Bios ? If so where can I find one tested for Win 10?
How can I get win 10 Blue tooth software for the G530?
How can I resolve the last "System Base Unit" software?

Any help would be appreciated.
 
Mod's Edit: System model added to the front of Subject line to improve visibility / clarity.
 

A:G530 - Bios Beeps

I'll see if I can answer some of your questions....
 
How to I stop they Bios Beeps?
 
Did the beeping start after the Windows 10 upgrade?  To rule out any conflicts with the BIOS try this...
 
1. Shut down Windows and unplug the charger / adapter. 2. Remove the battery. (If removable)3. Press and hold the Power Button for 15 seconds. 4. Re-install the battery, plug in the charger / adapter if needed and power up the system to see if the problem was resolved.
 
If you had the beeps prior to the Windows 10 upgrade then they maybe an indication of a hardware problem.  Possibly a piece of hardware such as a optical drive is slow in responding during power up when the system polls all the devices.
 
Do I need to update my Bios ?
 
No, if the machine was working good before the Windows 10 upgrade then there isn't a reason to do a BIOS update.  Even the latest BIOS version available for your model was created long before Windows 10 was even developed. 
 
How can I get win 10 Blue tooth software for the G530?
 
There isn't any.  Try installing the Vista version in Compatibility Mode to see if that will resolve the problem.
 
How can I resolve the last "System Base Unit" software?
 
I assume that you are referring to the Unknowns in Windows Device Manager.  If so, these unknowns are most likely related to the Bluetooth driver not being installed.  Fix the driver problem and the unknowns will be fixed... Read more

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Hi, I have a new g530, I used it maybe 20 times, original Windows 7 Home Prem, I didn't change any drivers all original. this morning  I turn on and no internet,  I checked wifi "no connection available" , it has Broadcom b/g wifi, checked the switch is ON,wireless connection is enabled,I disable/enabled wifi with the switchI disabled enabled in network center  I booted in Linux mint 9 to see if the windows drivers are badI got same problem, installed thedriver but could not connect to internet anyone has suggestion thatnks   

A:Please help, my G530 4151 Broadcom card is not wor...

if your computer can detect wireless networks, i don't think it's about adapter, try to reset modem.

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Aggghh!  When I levered my faithful G530's CMOS battery from its tack-welded tabs, it shot across the desk and onto the floor before I could record which side of the battery had been "up".  Lenovo manuals - even a maintenance manual for a similar model - give no clue, and the tacks on each side of the battery are too similar to distinguish matching points on the tabs. Does anyone happen to know the battery orientation w.r.t. the side of the motherboard to which it had attached, or have access to such reference material? I would really prefer not to take a 50% chance on bricking the mobo. Thanks.

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Hi, I just inherited the above mentioned notebook and am trying to liven it up as much as I can.The model is on pic below and has anIntel® Celeron® Processor 900(1M Cache, 2.20 GHz, 800 MHz FSB)I already put the max 4Gb RAM into it. GPU is integrated so no chance of improvement there.   What I  need is information on what chipset is on my laptop and what type processor socket?I can get an Intel® Core?2 Duo Processor T9500(6M Cache, 2.60 GHz, 800 MHz FSB)for it cheap but am not sure it will work on this mainboard. Can someone help?

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Hi All, Last tuesday when i tried to turn my laptop on, it did not.I Tried connecting power cable directly(without battery) still  did not start. then i tried to reset by pressing start button for longer, still nothing happened. Then staurday evening, i handed it to a local repair shop who told me that power controller is faulty and sent me this pic(Attached below) on whatsapp, stating this needs to be replaced. He charged 1500 rupees for same. Today evening i got my laptop back and it is working as well but as and when i remove power cord, it shuts down completely/suddenly as if there is no battery installed. Last time when i used my laptop everything was working fine. Before i handed him my laptop i also noticed that battery light was glowing orange, but was not turning blue(Battery full light) even after hours of charging and i also left it for overnight charging but the next day still it was showing orange light only. Now the battery shows 98% charging when i hover my mouse on battery icon and keeps on showing same, it is not increasing. and if i try to remove power cord, laptop goes off completely. So, is my battery faulty???? I am unable to find any friend with lenovo laptop so that i can check fault. I tried battery calibration but nothing happened. how my battery can suddenly stop working?????? if last time it worked perfect. one thing i did was i tried to keep pressing power button for longer so many times while trying to trouble shoot my laptop. Was that s... Read more

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I have been gifted with a G530 Type 4446 laptop. I would like to upgrade the processor, as I have already upgraded the RAM to 4GB. Can someone please tell me what my options are as far as processors? I would like to get the fastest 64-bit processor for it that I can. Many thanks!













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A:G530 Type 4446: Processor upgrade possibilities?

Good day and welcome to the community.
 
Normally, I would recommend that you look through your model's hardware manual, specifically the FRU parts listing, to see any possible options. In this case, I can find no hardware manual for the G530.I did find this thread, though: https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/Lenovo-B-and-G-Series-Notebooks/G530-HMM/m-p/140371
which would indicate that the N500 manual is the best approximation available. The support site changed a while back, so the manual link in that thread no longer works.Please try this, instead: http://download.lenovo.com/ibmdl/pub/pc/pccbbs/mobiles_pdf/45n3577_01.pdf
Starting on page 98, you'll see the listing of CPU options that were available/configurable at the time.
 
Apologies, but this is the best I can find.
Regards.

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 I used the system yesterday and I shut it down only to switch it on this morning and discover that its getting stuck at lenovo logo.

A:My Lenovo G40 not booting to OS

[Moderator Note:  Moved to G series section.  AG]

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Hello, my Lenovo Y50 - 70 is not booting up easily, i have to try several times to finally boot up,  when i press the power button, the screen doesnt turn on, the leds just blink like in the following video: https://goo.gl/photos/1ZYvgxZAhsKSBttN8 and the HDD led blinks at the same as the sound that can be hear from the 20 second of the video (It sounds harder on the left speaker), any idea of what could it be? when i suspend the laptop it wakes up fine, the problem is just when i restart o shut down the computer.   

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Hi there'This is the first time this has ever happened since owning my laptop.i have pressed the novo button on the side'it then brings up the NOVO BUTTON MENU ( with options )Normal StartupBIOS SetupBoot MenuSystem Recovery Please help' which one do I choose and what do I do once I select that option!Thanks!  

A:Lenovo g50 not booting

I have since tried system recovery and it came back with a msg that system recovery failed.

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My Lenovo Laptop recently has stopped working.It turns on and everything, it just cannot boot up.The loading screen pops up and everything, but it won't go to the login screen.When I power the laptop on, it goes on the loading screen, and stays like that for a good 5-8 minutes, then gets an error message that says"Process1_Initialization_Failed"Then it tries to go into System Recovery, but after "Loading Files" it goes into the loading screen, then transitions into a black screen. There are no options, just a black screen.I wait for an hour, and absolutely nothing happens.I made sure nothing else is plugged in except for the Charger.The laptop is a Lenovo Y51.If you need anymore information, please ask. I really need this fixed soon.

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My dad purched me a Lenovo G50 for my graduation gift. Im pretty sure my warenty has expired and i need help.  So i was on today for a few hours, i shut it down like i normally would with the shut down button. I try to get back on a few hours later to try and check my emails. It dosnt work and cant start up my Windows 10. Now ive tried doing start up settings restart to get it to do save mode. It dosnt let me it juat goes back into "automatic repair" i dont know what else to do and wanting to throw it out. I need serious help. Like soon

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I am having issues with booting my laptop. The other day I tried turned on my laptop and it came up with a message which disappeared before I could check what it said. It then put me in a loop with restarting my laptop with options and now it isn't booting at all. Each time I try and power on the machine the screen goes black and the lights on the front to show power and charge light up. Then after about 20 or so seconds, it shuts down. I also tried pressing the OneKey Recovery button on the left side of the device however this did the same as the power button. I stripped down the laptop to check the CMOS battery to see if that was the issue but the battery was healthy and showing 3.19 volts. What else could this issue be?  Thanks, James W.

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Hi guys,I fresh reinstalled windows yesterday and allowed it to collect updates overnight, including drivers.This morning I wake up and powering on the machine, I am greeted with a recovery screen. Selecting exit and continue brings me back to the recovery screen.I tried refreshing it from that screen, though it asks for recovery media, of which there appears to be none, even when I have a properly configured and bootable recovery media USB key inserted.As a recovery bootable device I use a lexar 8 gb USB drive. The machine has no optical drive.The only thing I can gather is that USB and or legacy boot mode are not enabeled.As I am totally blind, I have very little knowledge of the bios of this particular device, and any decent explanations are scarce.I know how to get to them (press f2 for bios and f12 for boot menu I believe) though anything else is beyond me.Could somebody tell me what to press at the keyboard to enable USB mode, and or legacy mode, if that particular option is needed?And by the way, for those curious about how I gathered information about the recovery screens, I use an app called seeing AI, which takes screenshots of anything you tell it to, and tries to tel you what it sees.Even with good lighting, the seeing AI app isn't of much use to help navigating the bios menu. Most problematic, I can't tell exactly what order the app sees the options, as compared to what order they are actually in.I would be most greatful if anyone could help, as this is the only ... Read more

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Every time I try to turn on my lenovo n22 windows notebook, the 'Lenovo' boot screens appears, sits for a moment, goes black, then comes on again. This has been happening on loop for hours. I have tried rebooting it, to no avail. Any thoughts?

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So, I have a Lenovo Thinkpad Z61T 9660CTO which I bought in 2007. It has served me well. Yesterday, it was working perfectly, albeit with some exxtra high heating at the bottom, close to 60-70 degrees Celcius. Then , I wanted to put in a new SSD into it. So, I took out the old HDD and then connected it, and the other SSD via USB casing to another computer running a disk cloning software. Tried it did not work. Now, I put back the old HDD into the Thinkpad, it does not start up again at all. Even the first screen which says "Thinkpad" press Blue button for recovery" does not come up now. Hard drive is not it, since the screen does not switch on at ALL. If it was HDD failure, it would say something like HDD not detected. But in this case, it does not even show the initial Thinkpad screen. So, this may be a loose connection somewhere (even though I did not remove the casing at all while removing the HDD) Both times, I removed and reattached the HDD, with the power cable removed from the Thinkpad, but, the battery was still inside the chassis. Short circuit? Bad! Someone help.

A:Lenovo Z61T not booting

In case its not clear, when I press the power button, I do not arrive at the press Del to enter BIOS screen at all. No THINKPAD screen. Just black screen and no HDD activity

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My Computer data:Lenovo G50- 45Win 8 already being installedMy problem:Hey dudes,I wanted to start my PC as always but instead of starting my GUI, windows just showed me the message that "Automatically reperation is being prepared". I used to wait but after hours the computer stayed the same. I decided to use the "onekey recovery" but instead of recovering, the computer just showed me the lenovo sign and used to load. The same procedure, I used to wait hours, but nothing changed. After that I prepared an USB device and set win 10 (64) on it and wanted to let him boot from my device. After having a lot of problems, I found a page on the internet telling me to change to "legacy" mode and to disable secure boot. Well, done that and enter with "Fn and F12" the boot menu. Selected my USB device and he is really showing me a Win 10 logo. But, and thats my problem he isnt doing anything else. He is just showing me a loading circle with a big blue Win 10 logo. I dont know what I should do next. Any Ideas around here? I've heard that a Hardware issue could be possible, isn't it? While booting, I pushed different Keys and heard one single, loud Beeping. Any ideas what I could do guys?Would be really glad to hear from you  - Greetings

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Hello,I recently bought (used) a Lenovo H520 that will not boot. When I press the power button, the fans spin up and the power button stays solid on. The disk read/write light quickly flashes about every three seconds. Absolutely nothing happens on screen so I cannot access the BIOS. I got it cheap due to a bad hard drive and used an old Windows 7 drive instead. I upgraded it to Windows 10 (x64, wiping the 32-bit 7) and it worked fine. I do not know what changed between then and now but now it will not boot. I have already attempted booting without the hard drive to the same effect.Thank you.

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My Lenovo B590 was working fine yesterday, today suddenly I can't make it boot up. I have recorded a video that demonstrates the behaviour of the Laptop on Power On:https://youtu.be/T9IcxsIgRcE It remains in an endless loop of powering up for a sec, making some click-sound and turning off immediately. Longpress power button ends the loop. AC cable is connected, battery is inserted. Things I tried that didn't solve the issue:Power On only with AC cable (normally and with 20 sec long Power press)Power On only with battery (normally and with 20 sec long Power press)Removing both RAM and trying it with one each in each of both RAM slotsProbably an issue with the motherboard? Anything else I could try?

A:Lenovo B590 not Booting at all

Welcome to the Lenovo Community !
 
Sorry to hear of the problem you are experiencing.  I would try removing the optical drive and then try powering the laptop up.  If that doesn't work then remove the hard drive and power up.  Since the click sounds mechanical in nature, that would lead me to suspect either one of those devices.  If the laptop powers up with a drive removed then suspect that drive as being faulty.
 
Your model's User Guide will explain how to remove those drives.  Here is a link to that manual for your reference.....
 
https://download.lenovo.com/pccbbs/mobiles_pdf/b490_b590_ug_en.pdf

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I had G580 with Win10 updated from Win8. After disk replace to Samsung EVO 850 computer do not boot. Only LCD was turn on and it has silver color (background light only). When I put on it stock disk everythink run ok, but I can not access bios. Then I was remove BIOS battery to check if it will possible to access BIOS. From that moment is G580 black-screen, does not boot with stock HDD, do not install WIN10 from recovery DVD, restore button does not work, battery remove and turning on for resset does not working.. Nothig. Laptop turn ON but screen is black. Never happend this before with any laptop. I google and try almost every hint.

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Hidy ho all,

I have a Lenovo G505s I bought in august. Up to this point, its been a great machine. This morning (11/20/2014) I installed some updates from windows update. around 4:30 PM today, I rebooted the machine, because I had an hour break in between classes. During that reboot it tried to install those updates, and it said it failed. After the failure it said it was reverting back to the prior state before the updates were installed.

It then rebooted again. It got to the Lenovo splash screen, and some little white text on the bottom of the screen has said for the past half hour "Updating your system (5%)" with the windows 8 little circle thing spinning around just above it.

I did try restarting it by holding down the power button, but it came right back to this screen.

Google has turned up nothing yet. Has anyone else had this issue? If so, have they (you) been able to fix it?
 

A:Lenovo G505s not booting

I think the quickest way around this issue is to let the OS try to install the updates it might take a while to do so(which is a pain) but I would wait because you don't want to mess up your system you might loose more than the time you will wait
 

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My Computer data:Lenovo G50- 45Win 8 already being installedMy problem:Hey dudes,I wanted to start my PC as always but instead of starting my GUI, windows just showed me the message that "Automatically reperation is being prepared". I used to wait but after hours the computer stayed the same. I decided to use the "onekey recovery" but instead of recovering, the computer just showed me the lenovo sign and used to load. The same procedure, I used to wait hours, but nothing changed. After that I prepared an USB device and set win 10 (64) on it and wanted to let him boot from my device. After having a lot of problems, I found a page on the internet telling me to change to "legacy" mode and to disable secure boot. Well, done that and enter with "Fn and F12" the boot menu. Selected my USB device and he is really showing me a Win 10 logo. But, and thats my problem he isnt doing anything else. He is just showing me a loading circle with a big blue Win 10 logo. I dont know what I should do next. Any Ideas around here? I've heard that a Hardware issue could be possible, isn't it? While booting, I pushed different Keys and heard one single, loud Beeping. Any ideas what I could do guys?Would be really glad to hear from you  - Greetings

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Good day everyone.I encountered a problem with my laptop yesterday. When I restarted my laptop, it showed me this:   Running startup repair always says "Startup Repair couldn't repair your PC". I have no idea what to do with this. My important files are in here, so it would be great if anyone could help me. 

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I cleaned the keyboard and packed the laptop, since then it's not booting. What are the possible reasons
 

A:Lenovo G450 laptop not booting

You need to give us a lot more details. What did you clean it with, when how.

and what do you mean "Packed up" the laptop.
 

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Hi, I bought my laptop with windows 7 pro , later i requested for windows 10 pro recovery and lenovo sent to me a 16GB USB recovery drive containing windows 10 pro version. Problem i am facing it i can not boot my laptop from this USB. As i checked there are window 10 pro files in USB but i can not see an iso image in the USB , and when i go to my system bios option make usb as first bootable device then boot the system it do not recognize that a bootable usb exits or boots from it. Kindly supportSnapshot of files in USB is attached

























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A:Lenovo X1 Carbon 3rd gen not booting from the Wind...

Boot into the BIOS.  Hit F9 to reset defaults.  Then, under startup, change to UEFI only.  Reboot.  Hit enter when you see tha splash screen, then F12.  Boot foom USB.

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I did do an update from the lenovo update Tool.  Since that it doesn't boot anymore.  It is stopping in some BIOS window showing the ssd but Nothing else. How can I recover again? Thanks jimbeam

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Typing this on mobile device so have to be succinct.  Upon pressing power button: No backlight on monitor appears (monitor remains black) Fan remains running at normal speed Little lights indicating battery/power status of unit work normally removing/alternating ram has no effect on occasion when the laptop works, the slightest nudge will crash/power off system i know it sounds bad (motherboard damage maybe?) but any thoughts would be appreciated

A:Lenovo G500 fan running, no booting

The nudge & crash symptom is concerning.       Did the laptop get dropped or have anything happen to it that might lead you to believe the motherboard would be damaged, or result i the screen failing?     Do you have the ability to try connecting and external monitor to see if the system is actually booting?Does the position of the screen have any effect?    (I ask because there is a cable between the screen and base that can become damaged overtime, and perhaps could be shorting. Best of luck, Lenovo G400/G500/G405/ G505/G410/G510 Hardware Maintenance Manualhttps://download.lenovo.com/consumer/mobiles_pub/lenovo_g400g500g405g505g410g510_hmm.pdf  

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Yesterday night 10 o Clock I have worked. then I close the my laptop again I open the same Laptop today morning 9 o clock it is showing blank screen what I do please help me thanks lot.
 

A:lenovo R61 LAPTOP not booting O/S WINXP

Do a system recovery or restore with the discs that came with PC make
And of course you had all your personal files backed up right?
if not pull the drive out and put it in another PC get them and then do the recovery.
 

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