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Ubuntu on 710S-13IKB IdeaPad laptop

Q: Ubuntu on 710S-13IKB IdeaPad laptop

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I got new Ideapad 710S-13IKB and trying to run Ubuntu on it. Unfortunatly Ubuntu not finds SSD disc and can't install itself when I run it from USB storage. I found that Lenovo has released BIOS that supports Linux. There some BIOS releases in Lenovo site:My current BIOS version is 3HCN14WW. According to logic it might be newer sine 14>13 and I afraid to update bios from site. How to know exactly which bios version is newer? Besides that there is "Linux only" BIOS. I need dualboot Win10/Linux. Will "Linux Only" allow me do this?How to get Linux on this machine?

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Easy Camera in my new Lenovo Ideapad Laptop is not working. I noticed this when I wanted to use Skype and also the "Camera" application. When this application is started, the 0xA00F4271(0x8070001) error code is shown.After spending a lot of time (trying various solutions from web, downloading and re-installing the driver, etc.), the camera started to work for one day and on the next day, the same story.What to do?

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My laptops right speaker doesnt work. Only the left one does. When a headphone is plugged in, both channels of the headphone work. The laptop is just 6 months old and is in warranty. What should I do. I really dont want to send my laptop in for service as the service center in my place is horrible from my previous experiencce 

A:ideapad 710S-13IKB right speaker not working

Also , I have tried disabling/reenabling the speaker and uninstalling drivers and installing new ones from the lenovo website, but nothing seems to be working. Please help with this.

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It comes with a Samung pm961 ssd that uses pcie. I tried to install an Adata su800 m.2 sata but the laptop can't seem to identify the drive. I already upgraded to the lastest 2.52 bios and see there is a option for ahci sata. So I'm a bit confused and wondering if this model actually supports m.2 sata drive.If not what does the sata option in bios do?    

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In BIOS, SSD is  displaying fine but when I insert any USB bootable device , SSD does not appear for installation drive. I did some mess up using command line using diskpart and I forgot to create partition after type the command clean. I wrote the following commanddiskpart

list disk

select disk 1

cleanNow, during the installation , no drive is showing up. Your  assistance will be really appreciated. Thanks,Shahin 

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Hi, I've read about some issue with yoga 710 fan noise that was recently fixed with a BIOS update. Is there an update for ideapad 710s-13IKB on the way? The unofficial third-party fan controller software doesn't work, perhaps because this laptop has two fans. Just installing some software for example causes the i5-7200u CPU to overclock to over 3GHz  which seems unnecessary. Limiting the CPU max clock to 70% from power management settings helps but is an ugly fix because it's a constant limit. When the temperature is +40C the left side fan stays on.... +39 and below the fan seems to shut down, but doesn't happen unless I let the computer idle for a long time. The fan control seems to jump every 10 degrees. +70C and above is the highest level. Because of the over-eager turbo clock the laptop can reach +70C very quickly and go into full fan power when doing low-intensity tasks. It does this every time I power on, and it takes a minute to lower the clock and fans down to reasonable levels. I noticed the fan issue straight away when I installed the W10 anniversary update. CPU/fan issue could be linked to high hard drive activity also. Also, the Lenovo Battery Gauge doesn't appear no matter how many times I try to enable it. It just doesn't want to show up on the task bar. Is it a seperate issue or are these two related?

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As stated in the subject, when I got my new laptop and went through all the updates and finally returned to it, it had caused my fingerprint sensor to no longer work. When inspected through Device Manager, it throws Error Code 31: it states that the driver is up-to-date but Windows has failed to load the driver properly. With either restarting, removing and updating drivers, or reinstalling windows, I have failed to develop a manner of fixing this. Any help would be lovely. Thanks in advance!

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I just bought my 710S plus-13IKB ideapad laptop four days ago and have been facing some freezing issues while watching youtube but it's usually fine once I refresh the browser or close Chrome entirely so I didnt mind them. But just now (like 30 mins ago) it froze and nothing I click or press could work and the screen hasn't unfreeze since then. Im not good with tech stuff so I tried ctrl+alr+del and the novo bios button but both didnt work. Also to be frank, opening applications like folders etc tends to lag a little (or being a bit slow). Not sure if this is a Lenovo issue or Windows 10 issue. Please kindly advise what action I should take. It's really disappointing to see a new laptop being like this. ):

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Hi community, I've got Lenovo 710S Plus recently. I read about erratic fan control and I don't know if the problem has been solved, that's it? Unless fixed, I found and issue about BIOS version, explain it: BIOS v2.52 release date: 2017-6-22BIOS v2.03 release date: 2017-6-29 That's erratic versioning name? What's the latest?~~~ [Developers only]Now, about fan control issue, I think is provocated by bad BIOS configuration because this can be fixed overriding registers in charge of fan speed and processor temperature management. Somebody has source code in order to fix it? Thanks and forgive my English level.

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Hi,after recent Windows 10 update (last Sunday) my Yoga is getting hot and the ventilator never stops. This is annoying as noisy and draining the battery.Anyone else is experiencing same? Aleksander

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Hi Everyone, Hello Lenovo, I bought this laptop recently, and I was satisfied so far until i decided to play a game. I bought this one because it has a discrete graphics for a lightweight gaming. But after about 10 mins of playing any kind of 3D game (Dota, CSGO, CoH, even Telltale games) fps drops start to occur - graphics settings in the game doesnt matter (low vs high - hd vs fhd .. still the same shuttering, fps droping). After some googling and testing via gpuz i discovered that there is thermal cap at 61-62C and if the card reaches this temp, it will start downclocking - After 10 mins of playing, GPU clocked itself at somewhere around 650Mhz (default clocks are around 950MHz), reason of throttle: thermal - via gpuZ. I tried using a cooling pad, but it doesnt seem to help much. Via Nvidia Inspector: there is a thermal limit set to 61C, but u cannot modify this setting, then in the other two states of a card (i think those are the states, that are triggered by the thermal limit) there are clocks set to 405MHz - neither these are modifiable, so i think, that after some more gpu usage, it would continue dropping to 405MHz.   I have tried:I have installed the newest nvidia drivers.There is no problem with power management settings (been set to max via windows power plan manager).I have also tried every power management settings in nvidia control panel (max power, adaptive etc,) - no positive results. I dont even think i got a defecti... Read more

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I am totally disappointed in Lenovo's customer support. My lenovo 710s was bought less than 1 year ago (as of 10/6/2017, when I sent it in for repairs) and had 2 years warranty (1+1 year of extended warranty). I sent my laptop for repair due to a white spot issue on the monitor, affecting viewing of webpages and videos. However, the laptop was returned after 3 weeks without any fixes/repairs, as Lenovo claimed that it was a cosmetic issue. I wrote a message on their customer care website on 3/7/2017. However, they ignored me and there was no reply to date.  I thought Lenovo is a reliable and popular brand. However, it turned out to be a horrible decision, much to my dismay! 

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Hello, my Ideapad 710S Plus-13IKB does not power on anymore.There is no noise and just a black screen. The keyboard also does not light up.Yesterday evening I have just shut down my laptop regularly. Today it is not working anymore. Since my laptop model does not allow to remove the battery, this is not an option for me as several support articles say.When plugging in the power supply, the small LED light at the side of the laptop lights up. But besides of that, nothing happens.The Novo button also does not work. Model Name: 80W3CPU: Intel i7-7500U 2.7GRAM: 8 GBSSD: 256 GBDisplay 13.3" FHDBattery: 4 cellOS: Windows 10 Home 64-bit Thanks for your help.

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Hi, My new Ideapad 510S is not turning on. I have tried everything, however it just don't start. The worst is that I am in Mozambique on a business trip and there is no LENOVO official agents around. How can I get help? Thanks

A:Ideapad 510S 13IKB - I can't turn it on!

Hi Mperal , 
 
Welcome to the Community Forums. 
 
You can follow the initial power check out guideline (page 21-22) from the hardware manual initially.
Checking probable point of failure such as adapter functionality we hope that a spare one would charge up the battery while the laptop is turned off. Battery indicators should indicate change in status after 1-2 hours being plugged in. 
 
Here is the official service center locator but you may consult with other repair center to verify the cause until you can get back to your location where your inwarranty service would be available.
 
 
Update us how things go.
 
Regards

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I bought a Type-c to HDMI adpator. I could connect the Ideapad to a external computer monitor.But when connect to a TV, it cannot detect the TV. I have change different TV and tried different HDMI cables. but it still not work.Any idea what is the problem? 

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Hi all,recently I bought a new notebook and the fan is running constantly on high rpm.It's kind of frustrating.I've read that the issue can be solved by updating the BIOS driver. Done. But sadly the fan is as loud as it was previously.Please help me!Thanks   

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Hello, I recently bought an Ideapad 510s-13IKB with i7-7500u, intel hd 620, ssd 256GB and 8GB of DDR4 RAM and i wanted to know if i could exchange that one stick of RAM with 16GB DDR4 RAM ? I am aware that there is only one slot available. Is SSD also upgradable to let's say 512GB of SSD ? And also if it is possible to do it, what is a recommended way to do it ? Can i do it myself or is it better to give it to a professional? Thanks in advance. Milos Jovanovic

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Hello, My 720S is connected to a ThinkPad USB-C docking station. The manual says:When I connect the docking to Port 1 the ideapad gets power (it's charging) but the display connected to the docking does not work.When I connect it to Port 4, the second screen on the docking works fine, but the ideapad doesn't get PD (Power delivery). Does this Port4 support this function? What are the select models? Thanks in andvance for your help. BR Timo

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I'm trying to connect my vga screen with my Ideapad 720s-13ikb using USB-C to VGA adapter but it is not working.  It is just nothing happining, windows does not see my monitor. Please help

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I consider purchase of Ideapad 320s 13.3" however it is hard to find any information about display quality. Is there any realible opinion on it? Is there any way to estimate sRGB coverage other than waiting for online reviewers?Can I safely assume that it is going to provide as vivid colors as I previously experienced in Y580?

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hi i wanna know is that possible to insert a 16g ram  as the manual said only 8g max because i find its kind of slow sometime . thanks

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Hi - the current version of the ideapad 710s BIOS does not allow changing of the SATA/drive mode from RAID to AHCI. As a result, it is pretty much impossible to install Linux onto these systems. I've tried multiple combinations of things - completely wiped the drive, disabled UEFI, Secure Boot and enabled Legacy mode, etc - and nothing works.  The currently locked SATA mode basically prevents Linux from even seeing the SSD.  I've tried the latest versions of Ubuntu and Gentoo - both with the same result. Is there any reason why this setting is not exposed?  Are there any plans to expose it?  

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Okay so I've had this computer less than 3 months and it's given me nothing but problems. Now it refuses to even turn on. The power LED turns on but the screen remains blank. This is an non removal battery type before anyone says remove the battery and use the adapter. I've drained the battery which has worked before but this time when I try to charge it the orange battery LED blinks three times. And still nothing on the screen. Any Lenovo stores are quite far away. Anyone knows what's going on? 

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Other than online retailers, where can I buy the Lenovo 710s in person in the US? I want to take a look at the laptop and see feel it before I buy it. I live in small town so there's that.

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Less than a month ago I bought a brand new Lenovo Ideapad 710s, today it suddenly turned off even though it's battery was at 64%. I then plugged in the charger and tried turning it on - nothing happened. Then I held down the power button at it turned on. Only to turn off again after about 15 minutes.Now, it won't turn on at all.If I hold down the power button, the light behind the keyboard blinks, but the screen stays black. When I plug in the charger, the light that shows it is charging is on, so the charger is working.I just can't turn on my computer at all. I don't know if this information is needed, but I have used it almost every day, around 6 hours every day I've used it (I'm using it for school only). The only things installed on the computer was Office 365 and a driver so that I could use my printer.Any idea how to get it working again?

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I've updated my BIOS to the latest version from Lenovo's official site and now my fan seems to be much louder . How to revert to the previous version of BIOS ? Or what can i do to fix my fan noise ?  Thanks in advance.

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Hello lenovo community.
 
I just got my new Lenovo Ideapad 710s-13sk yesterday.
 
I've used it for 2 days now, and it seems that the 2 finger scroll up and down triggers the 3 finger function from time to time?
 
So when i want to scroll, sometimes the task view shows up or everything minimizes depending on what direction i scroll of course.
 
Have anybody else experienced this and found a solution for it?
 
Best Regards,
Christian
 
Mod's Edit: System model added to the front of Subject line to improve visibility / clarity.
 

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I live in Toronto, Canada. I bought Lenovo Ideapad 710S (i5-6200 128GB SSD 8GB Ram) in August 2016. Used only 2 weeks, the laptop couldn't recognized the hard drive. It was sent to MIAD (local Lenovo certified repair center) and diagnosed as hard drive dysfunction. The technician told me since it is a "consumer" laptop (vs. business laptop such as ThinkPad), they don't have the part to repair/replace. I waited 4 weeks until the new hard drive arrive and the laptop was still not working. MIAD told me it was not hard drive problem and beyond their ability to repair. The laptop was later sent to Lenovo repair center (US).A week later I got a notice from Lenovo said the laptop had arrived but the part they need is in back order.5 weeks later still no sign of getting the problem fixed. Contacted Lenovo and get the same answer. Only compensate so far is extension of my warranty for 2 months. However, no compensation about the usability. For about 10 weeks, I have to use my old Pentium M Thinkpad. If I bought a new laptop, it might already arrived!Conclusion: Don't buy Lenovo "consumer" laptop (Ideapad, Yoga etc), at least in Canada. 

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I bought the Lenovo Ideapad 710S (13IKB Laptop (ideapad) - Type 80VQ) a week ago.  The cursor dissappears when a page or app is loading. Please tell me what the issue is.  Thank you. 

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Hello there!I'm planing to buy a new notebook, and found the 710s-13ISK (80SW003NGE) interesting. There are 5 different configurations of it, with different CPUs and memory amount. The cheapest one is the only one i could afford, and it has the weakest CPU i3-6100U, which is no issue at all, but this one has only 4GB of DDR3L. I'd still like to buy this one, but only if I'm able to upgrade the memory some day to 8GB, in case the 4GB are not enough for my usage scenarios. Unfortunately i cannot find any specific information, whether the mainboard has a RAM slot (so the 4GB could be replaced by bigger 8GB), or the memory is soldered directly on the mainboard (means not replaceable). Does anyone have this particular notebook, and could give me some information about this one? Many, many thanks in advance!

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My ideapad ran out of charge, when I went to charge it the charging light came on . However when pressing the power button neither the keyboard or screen light up . When the charging the light changed to white which means it had charged up to 20% . Very confused on what to do 

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My ideapad ran out of charge, when I went to charge it the charging light came on . However when pressing the power button neither the keyboard or screen light up . When the charging the light changed to white which means it had charged up to 20% . Very confused on what to do 

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Hi  I am thinking of purchasing a 13" Lenovo ideapad 710s ($1199 model) over a MacBook air. I have been using a macbook air for several years and recently thought of getting a new laptop. Lenovo's 710s seems to be quite good on paper (except the battery life), but I couldnt find any reviews online which can tell me if the laptop is as good as Lenovo projects it to be. If anyone has bought/used Lenovo 710s, can  you guys chime in and let me know if this laptop came on par with your expectations (esp. the battery life)? Thanks

A:Lenovo Ideapad 710s question

hi. Here I leave you computer manual so you can compare, the battery is a consumable device that usually lasts depending on the use that will give the team being new can last an average of 3 hours, you should know that each load you do it is that you take away useful life. https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/Z-Base-de-conocimientos/Optimizando-el-tiempo-de-duraci%C3%B3n-de-la-ba... Manual service:https://download.lenovo.com/consumer/mobiles_pub/ideapad_710S-13ISK_hmm_201603.pdf Regards.



Click on the star to say thanks.Please mark if it solves your problem.No work for LENOVO I volunteer.Good luck with the inconvenience.

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Hello,I have a new Ideapad 710s, which I love.However, the right click is not working when browsing the net, which has frustrated me. Any advice please. Much thanks,Al

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I am trying to run games on my 710s with the i5 6260U and Intel Iris 540 graphics, with 8GB RAM and a 256GB SSD.The nature of the video card in this laptop showed promise for casual playing of current titles at low settings, however early results were dissapointing. Upon installing Throttlestop and Intel XTU in order to undervolt the package and squeeze more performance, my surprise was high upon finding that the package consumed no more than 10W at very low temperatures with the fan barely spinning, all while running Doom 2016 at 720P Low settings at 20FPS.Changing power use settings in the Intel Graphics control panel and in the Windows power use utility raised the FPS to 30 and the power use to around 13-14W, but the temperatures barely reach 60C and the fans aren't even spinning at full blast, and actually turn on and off all the time while running the game. Eventually the power consumption stabilizes at 13W, and Throttlestop states that it's due to a TDP limit.Is there a way of increasing this limit in order to attain the full performance of the laptop?

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Hi,  My Ideapad 710s which is only like 8 months old is currently with Lenovo for a warranty repair.  The comma key became loose and fell off the keyboard, the little clips on the back were broken so I was wasn't able to clip it back on.  I sent it to Lenovo under my 3 year warranty and now they are refusing to fix it under the warranty.  What can I do about this?  Why would anyone break their comma key on purpose? The rest of the laptop is in perfect condition so it is clear that I have not abused the laptop, every other key is absolutely fine.  Seeing that it was simply a matter of clipping a new key on, I asked Lenovo to just post me one out and I would do it myself. They refused, and made me send it in. I did this, and now they are going to try and charge me for the postage which I didn't want to pay for anyway because the repair was so minor!!!  This will be the last Lenovo product I ever buy if they are so petty and treat their customers so badly over such a small repair that any reasonable person can see is a manufacturing fault.  I am furious about this, and hopefully you guys can give some advice.  Thanks

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Yesterday I bought a new Lenovo ideapad 710s and already I'm experiencing difficulties with the touchpad. It occasionally just gets stuck for a few seconds, which is very frustrating, and also the touchpad scrolling doesn't work, even though I have enabled it in the mouse settings. I've also made sure the drivers are up to date, and the problems are still there. Does anyone know how to deal with these problems?

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Hi -- I've looked through BIOS and don't see the option to manage or change my keyboard configuration to swap these two buttons. Is there any other way to swap the keys with this machine?

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Randomly I got the Blue Screen of Death error DPC_WATCHDOG_VIOLATION and apparently this issue occurs because the iastor.sys driver, is not compatible with Windows 10. So I changed the storage controller from Intel Rapid Storage sata controller to Intel mobile express chipset sata controller which was the other driver already on my 3 week old laptop. However, after this the laptop would not boot! It just kept saying 'automatically attempting repairs'. I then went into the BIOS and changed the SATA from RAID to AHCI and then the laptop would boot. But now the driver is just 'Standard NVM Express Controller'. I tried to reinstall the intel rapid stroage sata controller driver but then the laptop would not boot in RAID or AHCI! So I had to do a system restore and now the laptop seems to be working on AHCI and it has a boot loop on RAID.  My question is, should I put the laptop back on RAID (original factory setting) and after the boot loop should I reset the laptop to install a fresh copy of Win10 from recovery? Or should I leave it as it is now on AHCI with Microsoft Standard NVM Express Controller driver? Are there any disadvantages? My SSD is a Samsung PM961 (samsung mzvlw512hmjp) I need some help quickly before my 30 days returns period runs out. I really like the laptop but are there any problems with it?

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What capacity SD card is the largest that it will recognise? Cant find any information on this in any of the product literature. Thanks

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