Hello.I just buy Lenovo y700. After 3 days of use I have a problem with red light from keyboard. Each time when I turn on laptop e little portion from keyboard (space bar, M,N,K,L,I keys) start to blink. I made a video with issue to see what happend. After 4-5 minute light remain at full brightness.https://youtu.be/FoqEe4pzBnwFor future can be a big problem? , I should ask for repairing ? Or maybe I can solve by myself. Another think. I want to control my fans, battery mode, and other settings, I try to download from lenovo software Quick Optimizer Windows 10, Lenovo Utility for windows 10, and no software are working, First I thought my windows it s broken, do fresh install windows 10 PRO, try to install there software but no solution. I install software, no shortcut its created on desktop, if I search for program in Program Files, and try to run .exe, this is not appear, it s like a fake link, nothing run on my desktop. Try to run in admin mode and nothing, try to reinstall and nothing, whatever I do these program are not working. I had lenovo z51-70 and I use with succes software from lenovo to clean fans, to put battery in conservativ mode. And I have same windows kit. With lenovo y700 no software it s working on this machine. Sorry for my bad english, if someone need more information, ask me.Thanks in advance for help.Read other answers
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Hi everyone, This is my first post here. I've got a 17.3 inc Lenovo Y700 and I really love my laptop. However, I think there is a backlight problem with my laptop but I'm not sure if its normal or not. I've added a picture of my laptop and will be glad if you could tell me it is acceptable or not for a laptop which has FHD screen. http://i66.tinypic.com/9qk5f4.jpg There are only 70 days till my warranty expired, so I have to be quick to send it to the service if there is an issue. Many thanks in advance.MehmetRead other answers
Hello, this is my first post here! I just bought a Lenovo Y700 today, and I'm very impressed with it so far. However there's just one thing bothering me: backlight bleeding. I've never owned anything with an IPS display before, so I'm not sure if this is normal or not. Could you please tell me if this is acceptable or not? Does it get worse with time or stay the same? I read that it's normal for IPS displays to an extent. Is that true?Here are some pics: http://imgur.com/a/rAHFvThe one on the bottom worries me a bit.Thanks in advance!
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Welcome to the Community Forums,
I was not able to open http://imgur.com/a/rAHFvSeems your issue might be similar to this thread . Check on the image provded .On the sample image glow seems to appear on different angles too.
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"IPS glow should only be apparent at extreme viewing angles in very dark images or black screens. If it is visible from head on and always in the same spots, it's not IPS glow, it's backlight bleed " .
In normal IPS display, such glow usually is mimimal and be lesser than an inch.
Else call in tech support for repair especially if return is not an option.
Hope this helped you in your decision.
Hello, everyone! I just received my new Lenovo Y700, and overall, I love it!But there is a thing that's bugging me: backlight bleed/ips glare. While working on the laptop, or even watching movies (watched Star Trek Beyond), it doesn't seem to bother me, I don't really notice it. But if if there is a full black screen and i stare at it, yeah. I can see the darn bleed. Is this much bleed normal? Should I return it and get another one (hopefully I will be more lucky)? Or do ALL of the IPS panels out there have such issues, and i better stick with this one? I am attaching screenshots taken in full darkness, at 100% brightness. (N.B., in reality it doesn't look SO bad as on camera, idk why; also, if i set it to 75% brightness its A LOT less visible). One more thing: Can any of you that have this model attach some pictures under the same conditions, so I can at least compare? Thanks a million!Read other answers
Hello guys, I have a Lenovo Ideapad y700 and I have problems with my keyboard. When I play some different games my keyboard is stop working all at once, I don't know why, I think is a problem with the drivers or something else, can somebody help me?Read other answers
hello every one recently i got this laptop from us and in their website its mentioned that it has got backlite keyboardMachine infoThe Lenovo Z51 is a slim and light multimedia notebook with Full HD display, an integrated DVD drive and Dolby?-enhanced audio. Its optional powerful processor and latest graphics , JBL speakers, backlight keyboard and 3D camera provide unparalleled multimedia performance.Operating System 8.1 where can i find it ??? how to enable it?Read other answers
Hi, there I have my new flex 2 - 14 for 2 days but can't figure out how to turn on keyboard backlight."Fn" + "Space" is not working for me.My model is Lenovo Flex 2 - 14  (Can't find tech spec for my model =( ) Thanks in advance.
I would like to know this too as I have just bought one to find out that only SOME models have the backlit keyboard but no-one is able to tell me which model actually has the backlit keyboard.Read other 9 answers
About a week or two ago the backlight on my lenovo u530 stopped turning on. Fn + Space does not work. Drivers are up to date. Wondering if anyone has had this problem and fixed it or if there is some software that i can use to force the light to turn on? The only lights that work on the keyboard are the Caps lock and the Num Lock. Pls help!Read other answers
Hi, I have just Recived a YOGA 710. From first time Keyboard backlight does not work. I have try to reinstall power mangement interface from Lenovo.com, energy setting, and energy saving, reinstall mouse and keyboard drivers...Factory reset, and enable/disable Hot keys neither works.Bur cap lock key has backlight, space bar and Fn Keys work fine.And of course space bar has backlight symbol. Any idea?Read other answers
I've just bought a Lenovo Ideapad 100-15IBD and I cannot find a way to turn the keyboard backlight.I tried Fn + Spacebar but therewas no responce.Is anothere way to turn it on or that attribute is not supported from my model?Read other answers
Hello, I have a friend here who has a Lenovo Y700 and it has been giving an issue lately that he has made rather obvious constantly cursing and saying how much he hates his laptop so I decided I was going to come here and ask y'all for some help or advice. The issue he is having is with his keyboard. The only example I have of this issue is when we play Garry's Mod. The popular steam game. He can play for a while. We have a good time messing around with stuff. Then his keyboard stops working. All he can do is look around and when he tries walking, he walks in one direction and can't stop it. The only solution he has is temporary. He just shuts down his laptop then turns it back on, then the same issue occurs between 10 minutes to an hour or 2.We have factory reset it once and it worked for a little while but then the same issue came back and he is getting really annoyed by it. If any of you have a solution to this very problem or a solution to a problem similar to this, it would be much appreciated. Thank you.Read other answers
Hey guys, so recently i bought a 15.6" version of the y700 from this website and was looking to get a silicone keyboard protector.I live in India and hence, cant really find one exactly for y700 for a decent price. Wanted to know which other series of Lenovo laptops have a similar/same keyboard pattern as the Y700 and the same for 15.6" Skin as ive heard this laptop is quite the finger-print magnet (lol). Please leave your suggestions below and thanks if you replied!Read other answers
Hello, I've bought a Lenovo Y700 15' laptop 2 months ago and i have this problem. Keyboard randomly stops responding. This has happened twice before and i haven't payed attention, but today it happened twice. To get it working again i need to switch my computer off by holding the power button. (restarting causes blue screen to appear) Anyone can help me?Read other answers
Hello, My laptop configuration:OS: Windows 10 64 bits (up-to-date)Model : Lenovo Ideapad Y700 15ISK (80NV)BIOS : CDCN37WW Five days ago the keyboard suddenly stopped to respond (nb : the Num Lock led remained on). I tried to restart Windows but since it could not (stucked on the reboot screen) I pressed the power button and heard a "clack" sound.When I restarted the computer the hard drive made some noices and the fans started to turn at high speed for ~3 seconds.NB : I upgraded to bios CDCN35WW few days before. After the incident I updated to CDCN37WW. Today the problem happened again (keyboard not responding). Before trying to reboot I unpluged and pluged back my mouse (Lenovo gaming mouse). As I expected, it did not function once I pluged it back. I tried to log out before rebooting.At that time Windows crashed and I saw the BSOD for 1 second before the computer shut down and reboot showing the Novo Button Menu (the keyboard was still not responding at this time).I rebooted by pressing the power button, once again some worrysome electrical noices while I was doing so.The computer restarted and once again noices from the hard drive + fans at full speed. Any suggestion ? Are BIOS updates bugged ?Thanks in advance for any help.Read other answers
I have problem with my laptop, when i use my laptop i see some problem with my keyboard. At different time keyboard stop working randomly at different time, when i start typing keyboard stop working till i restart the device and again around a couple of hours again.. what can i do ?Read other answers
I just received my new lenovo Y700 14 laptop.But my backlit keyboard is not working.I can see it on website that it comes with backlit keyboard but its not working my laptop.Following is the link of the website I purchased.http://shop.lenovo.com/us/en/laptops/ideapad/y700-series/y700-14-inch/?menu-id=y700-14-inchKindly help.Thanks in advance.Read other answers
This laptop is about 5 months old. While I was browsing the web suddenly the keyboard isn't working. Because of that, i tried to restart my computer. And for some reason, a Novo Button Menu showed up. I tried to press enter (because it is already highlighted on Normal Startup) and it wont. Then I remembered that my keyboard isn't working! I don't know what to do. I tried to press the power button to shut it off but nothing happened. Please help me! This is the first time i have problems in this pc. I don't know what to do..Read other answers
Hi all, I have lost the automatic keyboard backlight setting on my X1 Yoga 20FQ. I now only have three options; off, low and high. This was after a clean install of Windows 10 x64. All known drivers have been installed from the Lenovo support pages. Searching previous forum posts suggest installing ThinkPad Settings Dependency however this has now been widthdrawn and replace by Lenovo System Interface Foundation which I have installed. anyone got any suggestions? Thanks inadvance.Read other answers
I have the lenovo 15-isk and I was wondering if the lenovo nerve sense is available for my computer.Also my vents make a lot noise when they start up and when they stoped, any help?Read other answers
I have the lenovo 15-isk and I was wondering if the lenovo nerve sense is available for my computer.Also my vents make a lot noise when they start up and when they stoped, any help?Read other answers
hi i am student currently lives in germany , i bought this laptop before 4 months aprox. every thing was fine tell last week. keyboard stop's working ( it can happen any time) , laptop after that starts lagging tell it shows me blue windows with this things:noraml start, BIOS setup, boot menu, system recovery and because i cant use my keyboard i must turn off and on the laptop manuallyto fix it. please help!!!!
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Hello everyone, So I have just gotten a Lenovo Y700, installed OS on SSD etc... now I don´t have the Power Management tabs for the keyboard or mouse... so whenever I close my lid the laptop goes to sleep.. standard... BUT when I open it... it won´t let me wake it using keyboard or mouse.. I have tried everything and it is really starting to annoy me.. powercfg -devicedisablewake "HID-compliant mouse" tried doing this and all but it then gives me You do not have permission to enable or disable device wake.What can i do? Is anyone having similar problems.. please help... thank you
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I had similar issues with sleep mode and waking up. Eventually my Y700 stopped working completely and wouldn't wake up from sleep (black screen of death, no Lenovo logo, no startup). Had to send it back and they're saying it could be the motherboard. Will have to wait some weeks before I see it again. Come on Lenovo...Read other 3 answers
Hello, On occasion, the keyboard of my Lenovo Y700 will cease accepting input. It however is still being fed power due to the persistence of the backlight and lights of the Num Lock and Caps Lock keys. I can still navigate with my mousepad. Some time after the keyboard locks out, the computer will slowly crash, e.g. my applications begin displaying the "Not Responding" dialog, and eventually the computer boots to a Lenovo Safe Mode screen where my keyboard still cannot receive input. I then shut the computer off using the power button (which makes a strange popping noise coming from inside the computer) and reboot. The computer then works fine. And then the same error happens over and over again. I dealt with it for a little bit since it would happen only once a day or so. But the rate of lockout-crashing has been increasing. My drivers are all up to date. I'm at a loss. This is incredibly frustrating, especially considering the error happens at unpredictable times.Thank you for reading,neitorfuModel Name: Y700-15ISK Laptop (ideapad) Serial #: PF0I44L4 Machine Type: 80NV0026USRead other answers
So i was playing games in teh laptop then suddenly the keyboard stopped working. I restart my laptop and there is this NOVO Menu i press enter but it didnt work due to the keyboard problem. So i did a hard reboot. After that logging in and stuff the keyboard works fine. So i decided to play games again, but it happened again! I restart it but this time there is no NOVO Menu. So i logged in again keyboard works fine but again it doesnt work in a couple of mins. Now i was playing games, keyboard doesnt work THIS TIME my pc crashed due to a problem called DRIVER_POWER_STATE_FAILURE . Any solutions please let me know thanks!
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Firstly, i want to say that i've seen many topics related to this problem on forums , but didn't find the solution.The keyboard randombly freezes when playing, problem didn't occur while browsing or doing random stuff.In order to make it work again, it requires to push the power button for restarting PC, because after restarting it through START/POWER/RESTART i get that BIOS or whatever it's called table about starting in safe mode, but i can't click on it because keyboard still doesn't work. I've tried updating KB drivers, but it says it's up to date, tried unistalling them on safe mode.WIN 10Read other answers
HelloI have been playing Counter-Strike 1.6And the keyboard stopped working fullyBut the mouse kept workingThis problem was repeated more than onceI turn off the power button and then I turn it to work againPlease help meRead other answers
Hi, what happens is that when I'm playing for example GTA San Andreas in the middle of the game (about 10 or 20 minutes) the keyboard stops responding completely and to make it work again I have to restart the PC, this is frustrate you since I lose my progress if not I keep time until freezes keyboard...If there is any solution, answer...Read other answers
Hi everyone, I bought this laptop about 3 months ago and I'm loving it so far. But every so often the keyboard would just stop working and when I try shutting it off, it would go through the entire shutting off process and the screen goes black but all the lights and fan would still be on. I am then forced to hold the power button down to force it off. When I restart the computer instead, it would take me to the blue screen where it would say "Windows has ran into an unexpected error" then the screen would turn black again and everything else would be on. Anyone have any idea or solution to what's going on? Thanks in advnace!Read other answers
A few weeks ago I bought a Lenovo Y700 15ISK with Windows 10 already preinstalled. I've noticed two main problems: the keyboard sometimes stops responding (this happens mainly when I am gaming, it happened firstly with Fallout 3 and then with Overwatch). When it happens I can't do anything but force shutting down the machine. It had been happening for a week or so, now it's been a while since it last occured. Second one, is that I keep on getting random BSODs while doing not much intensive activities. It's been happening once a day for two weeks now, and it's getting annoying. One thing that I can note, is that it's always happening while I'm surfing the web (Facebook, Youtube, etc). It has been preannunced once or twice by the screen blinking black for less than a second.The error message last time was "system_service_exception, igdkmd64.sys".If you need more information, just tell me.Thank you in advance.Read other answers
I have a problem with my screen backlight on my Lenovo G50-80 laptop.I can hardly see what is on the screen, because it is dimmed.Is it a software or hardware problem?I bought it April last year. Thanks
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Thank you for writing in to the Lenovo Forum - happy to have you here today
Yes! It seems difficult to adjust brightness through key, however, there is a solution for that.
For Leveno Laptop G50
Click control Panel , click hardware and sound, then click power option, and then adjust screen brightness on the bottom, then restart the computer, after then try to adjust brightness through key...It will work out try it.
Update us how it goes.
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Hi!Recently bought a Lenovo x121e Laptop! The laptop works but the screens brightness is close to zero, if you take a flashlight against the screen you can see the screen. I have disassembled the laptop and when i put it everything back the problem is still there... Does anyone know if this model has an invertar inte the screen, or if its integrated on the motherboard? ThanksRead other answers
HEY guys i m back with another fix for not only Lenovo Y700-15ACZ (( AMD )) but also for the Lenovo Y700-15ISK (( INTEL )). This method is to fix the HEATING problem in both Lenovo Y700 model I m the same guy who discovered the throttling fix for Lenovo Y700-15-ACZ pls refer to the following link if u are having problem with the throttling of AMD FX-8800p LINK==>> https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/Lenovo-P-Y-and-Z-series/ideapad-y700-15ACZ-throttle-FIX-I-GOT-THE-SOLUT... ***********************NEW FIX 2-7-2016********************* Now i came across a new problem of heating on the right side of the laptop which u will see in the pic with blue hilighted area How to Fix the issue==>> 1. remove the black cotton filter cloth located under the hood when you open the back cover (( see pic with red highlited area. Doing tjis will solve your 50% problem of throttling 2. Heat portion?black cloth location? How To Fix********** 1. locate the two fans and run any heavy game or some program for sometime with the lid open you will see that the region in the middle of the FAN and the EXHAUST is having a gap and air comes out of it (( feel it with your hands)) 2. its an absolute design flaw by LENOVO 3. Now take a PVC tape or any take that can hold a lot of heat as we are going to seal the gap with it. 4.PVC tape horizontal?PVC tape vertical?PVC tape HDR... Read moreRead other answers
helloi have little problem with my Lenovo Y700 i Want to rest the laptop from novo button and I am afried if I restored the system it will delete my data from the HDD + the SSD so is this restore action delete the Data from the HDD or SSD only ?
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Hello. Recently I have bought SSD M.2 disk (so far using only HDD). I installed win 7 64bit on it, updated BIOS from v52 to v53 (using .exe from Y700 support page). That's where the problem starts.As soon as the BIOS logo shows up, the fan starts to run quite loud. If I enter BIOS settings, it just keeps going and won't stop, which wasn't happening on previous BIOS version. I even tried installing previous version v35, then go back again to 53. Also restoring default settngs. Nothing worked.If I start system normally, after loading everything and 1-2 minutes of waiting fan goes queit, as it should be. But when I start e.g. browsing internet fan goes loud again. I checked temperatures - cpu, gpu and disks are all below 40 C degree, CPU usage is also low (10-15%), so I can't find a reason fans would be so loud.I also have installed (reinstalled too) Lenovo Energy Management. What I have noticed, is that when fan is running, if I open LEM, and then close it, fan stops for a second the very same moment I close it, and then start running again.Also, changing active/passive cooling CPU doesn't have any effect. To sum up:- fan is running non-stop in BIOS ( I don't think it's normal)- if I don't do anything, fan is quiet, but doing even simple thing like internet browsing makes it run loud. I have read many topics about fan problems but nothing is working for me so far. Edit:Also, from what I have read, there is no possibility to manually control fan/set temperature t... Read moreRead other answers
Hi,So for about 2-3 weeks I've got some battery problem with my Lenovo Y700-17. It seems like it came from nowhere. I think it started after the BIOS update to cdcn53ww. Before this time, my battery last for about 6-7 hours on Power Saving Mode, but now it's poorly 2 hours. What's more, there's no difference between High Performance- and Power Saving Mode's battery lifetime. Even if laptop works on battery, the fans are very loud ( similar to plugged-in High Performance fans sound). Before, laptop was silent unplugged (no matter High Performance/Balanced/Power Saving Mode). I tried everything, service sent back laptop with opinion "Everything looks fine". Hope you will help me, I need long-life battery for work.Read other answers
Laptop goes to sleep when playing games. I did a clean install of windows, updated to the new "37" BIOS, updated all drivers, and it still persists. Lenovo chat support was abysmal, they didn't understand that I had drivers updated and just randomly decided to end my chat without further support. This is just so **bleep** annoying, All i can say is, my first experience with Lenovo has been horrible.Read other answers
Hi, I recently bought a Lenovo Y700-15ISK. I'm really satisfied with the product, until I started bringing it to school. Since the laptop is pretty heavy itself, I assume that it probably takes a lot of heat/pressure while walking around on campus. I bought this laptop at the end of March 2016 (still under 1-year warranty), and I didn't see this defect until school started in August. I noticed that the screen started developing yellow-ish tinted spots near the edges of the screen. So I did some research on the internet and found out that its a form of LED damage caused either by heat or pressure. The spots don't appear in the beginning of each usage but comes back once the laptop starts heating up. Whenever I massage the area, the spots seem to fade but only for a short amount of time. The yellow spots are particularly very noticeable in a black and white image as the yellow tint is the only source of color. I stopped bringing my laptop to school hoping the stains would go away to no avail. Questions: Is this a valid reason for me to use my warranty and return the product? If so... I bought this laptop brand new off Amazon. Would Lenovo's 1-year warranty still hold?How would the process work? (where to send, who to contact) If you've had this problem and know how to solve it feel free to tell me! Thanks
Here's an image to demonstrate what I'm talking about. The spot in the lower left corner is the most noticeable.?Lower Left Corner Zoom In?
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Had a problem with my screen at left up corner of it and sent it to the lab with a waranty. The laptop came back in less the a week ago and the said they've changed my LCD screen. But today i saw that i have the same problem on a new screen in less then a week, this time it looks a little bit different, that is all. Anyway to fix this problem so it will never come back??Read other answers
Hi, recently I bought a Lenovo Y700 laptop (Y700-15ISK), default M.2 SSD was on board but original HDD has been swapped with Kingston HyperX 250GB SSD by me. When i completed configure it, i decided to make a RAID 0 beetewen these two SSDs, but i've met the problem: i can't set RAID in BIOS, i couldn't even find that option. This problem is puzzling to me, and if i may, i would ask you for your help in this issue. Best RegardsKonrad
Veygr wrote:Hi, recently I bought a Lenovo Y700 laptop (Y700-15ISK), default M.2 SSD was on board but original HDD has been swapped with Kingston HyperX 250GB SSD by me. When i completed configure it, i decided to make a RAID 0 beetewen these two SSDs, but i've met the problem: i can't set RAID in BIOS, i couldn't even find that option. This problem is puzzling to me, and if i may, i would ask you for your help in this issue. Best RegardsKonradJust a comment since I have not use this for a long time. As far as I can remember, you need at least three hdd/ssd. One for the system and the other two for the raid 0 connection. These two will act as your data disk. If your bios does not have the raid option you can use storage spaces to achieve Raid 0.Read other 1 answers
Hi!Sorry for the bad English.The problem is that if I use a standard headphone with microphone jack and headphone jack, then the dual jack only one recognizes.The one work, I adjust in Realtek High Definition Audio.By default, the sound is good, but when i switch on the microphone, the sound goes away.At the same time the two are not working. Either one or the other.It is supposed to work. Thank you for the help. BálintRead other answers
Hello My rather small problem is Lenovo Nerve Sense not finding and/or adding games to it by itself, not from Steam nor from BattleNet. Something also seems to be hogging up my internet when I game online, and I'd love for Nerve Sense to help me with that as it can make games "priority" internet hoggers.. Any suggestions what to do? All is up to date and well, just Nerve Sense that seems like non-sense to me.Read other answers