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Lenovo z510 sound hotkeys stopped working

Q: Lenovo z510 sound hotkeys stopped working

I've got z510 since 11 months. Yesterday my laptop turned off because of died battery problem (fixed). From that time my mute, volume up/down hotkeys aren't working. For sure keyboard isn't broken because my F1, F2, F3 keys via FN works fine.I've Windows 8.1 OS. I've tried also reinstalling Lenovo Evergy Mangament and Realtek HD Audio drivers with no effect. Thanks for help.

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I have only been using this laptop for one month. Last night it had an update and when I tried to us my laptop I noticed the sound isn't working at all. When I tried trouble shooting, the system couldn't detect a problem. Please could you help?Thanks PR

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I installed Windows 10 not long after it was released and everything was running absolutely fine. However, about 2 days ago the hotkey shortcut buttons (Brightness up, down volume etc) stopped working. I have tried to install drivers but I think they are the wrong ones because it says that they are not supported by the system. Please help?

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Hello, I have a HP Notebook PC - 15-r213ns (ENERGY STAR) with windows 8.1 Last night, after a windows update, the hotkeys for brightness (F2 and F3) the volume (F7 and F8), wifi (F12) and all the other ones have stopped working.  I can still change the brightness and volume through windows but i cant do it anymore using the keys. The functions keys do work, like F5 refresh or F3 browse. I have noticed that before i had to press the FN key for this and now it does it without the FN + Fx, so i suppose the windows update must have changed somthing here. They used to work fine before the update. I have re-installed the display drivers (NVIDIA G-FORCE 820-M) and looked for new drivers or updated drivers using HP Support asistant but everything is up to date. I was looking for hot key drivers in the HP drivers page for my product but couldnt find any keyboard, hotkeys related software or drivers. any suggestions? thanks in advance, Marco  











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A:Hotkeys (brightness, sound, wifi keys) not working after win...

Hi, Marco: The System Event Utility is supposed to get the Fn keys to work. Details: This package contains the HP System Event Utility for supported notebook models running a supported operating system. HP System Event Utility enables special function keys to be programmed. File name: sp70439.exe You can find this file under the Software - Solutions section of the driver page for your model.

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Hello. I have a Lenovo G580 Notebook with Windows 10 installed. The issue is that the Windows hotkeys, that is Windows key and other letter combinations, aren't working. For example, normally, if I press Windows key + I, then the Settings app should open up or if I press Windows key + R, then Run should open up. But the Start screen opens up instead in all such cases.

This is happening since I have updated the Synaptics touchpad driver via Windows Update. If I uninstall the driver, then the hotkeys start working again. But as soon as I install the driver, they stop working. This was not happening with Windows 10 before, even when the Synaptics driver was installed. It has suddenly started happening couple of months ago. Also I cannot completely uninstall the Synaptics driver because my laptop came with it itself nor can I stop the driver from updating as it is an important driver and it needs to be updated to be compatible with Windows 10.

Any suggestions? Thanks in advance.

A:Windows hotkeys not working on Lenovo G580 Notebook (Windows 10).

If you PM me your email address I will send you a link to the Synaptics driver that works for me. Then you will have to use the HideUpdate hotfix to keep Windows update from changing it.

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HI ** I want new motherboard for Lenovo z510 Seriese. can anybody have any idea about what is the price for Lenovo Z510. i have submited the my lapy to one of service center but they told me there are some grafics card problem and it cant be repairable. please suggest me any alternative on the same.

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Hello, my Z510 with Intel Core i7 4702 HQ gets stuck at 3.00 Ghz when it is connected to AC Power. If I'm in battery mode it's getting stuck at 2.2 GHz. It's extremly annoying because the whole laptop becomes extremly hot and the fan is always on full speed. It beginns to get stuck after a few minutes after booting the system.  Is there any solution for this issue?  Thanks

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Can I upgrade my cpu from i3 to i5 (lenovo idepad z510)?

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Soo, I have seen a lot of posts about this issue, but none of them answered my specific question.I have a Lenovo ideapad z510 with i5-4200M processor and a 4GB RAM.I am looking forwards to upgrading my RAM to 8GB (I would like to insert another 4GB). I do realise that the laptop has 2 RAM slots and one of them is empty, but I do not know the specific measurements of the RAM card I should get (hight, width and thickness). Could anyone please inform me of the measurements of the RAM card I should get. I would  also gladly appreciate if someone could suggest a specific 4GB RAM card that would be compatible and would work nicely on my laptop. Thanks for any reply.











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Antoniy wrote:Soo, I have seen a lot of posts about this issue, but none of them answered my specific question.I have a Lenovo ideapad z510 with i5-4200M processor and a 4GB RAM.I am looking forwards to upgrading my RAM to 8GB (I would like to insert another 4GB). I do realise that the laptop has 2 RAM slots and one of them is empty, but I do not know the specific measurements of the RAM card I should get (hight, width and thickness). Could anyone please inform me of the measurements of the RAM card I should get. I would  also gladly appreciate if someone could suggest a specific 4GB RAM card that would be compatible and would work nicely on my laptop. Thanks for any reply.Refer to the solution in this link.

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Worked fine yesterday, now doesn't respond at all. I'm currently copying and pasting it... Beyond going to a support location, any ideas?

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Another thing I noticed - when the password page comes up on start up, some key is autotyping into the password field.

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when i turn on the system it wont load,it just stays on 'lenovo screen' and it will start loadingwhen alt+ctrl+del is pressed then only it will boot 1. Scan for virus, etc.-------No virus found2. Run in command prompt with admin rights "sfc scannow". Do not include the quotation mark.----windows resource protection did not find any integrity violations.  

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I bought a Lenovo Z510 a year ago with the following configuration... Operating SystemWindows 8.1 Pro with Media Center 64-bit (I got the laptop with Windows 8.0 and I installed 8.1 Pro myself).CPUIntel Core i7-4702MQ @ 2.20GHz 52 CHaswell 22nm TechnologyRAM8.00GB Dual-Channel DDR3 @ 798MHz (11-11-11-28)MotherboardLENOVO VIUU4 (U3E1)GraphicsGeneric PnP Monitor ([email protected])Intel HD Graphics 4600 (Lenovo)2048MB NVIDIA GeForce GT 740M (Lenovo) 39 CStorage931GB Seagate ST1000LM014-SSHD-8GB (SATA) 40 COptical DrivesPLDS DVD-RW DU8A5SHAudioRealtek High Definition Audio The issue I am facing is that my laptop used to shutdown when the battery was charging . I would be working on something and the laptop would just switch off. The place where I bought it from replaced the charger once, the motherboard a second time and the third time they replaced the charger again at which point the problem seemed to have stopped. This was about 7 months ago in which time I haven't faced that problem again. Recently, I was playing a game on my laptop and the power was plugged in and the battery was charging from 15% and the laptop switched off. This happens whenever I run the game and the laptop is plugged in to power supply. However, if I run the game on just battery itself, I face no shutdown issues.  Can anyone help me? 

A:Lenovo Z510 Shutdown issue

Welcome to the Lenovo Community !
 
Have you ever checked the temperatures to see if that is the cause of the shutdown ?    Use the free utility HWMonitor to see what the temperatures are when gaming with it plugged in and when gaming on battery only.  The program comes in two versions.  The first will install on your hard drive.  The second is a compressed version that can be unzipped and then copied onto a flash drive for a portable version. 
 
Here is a link to that free program......
 
http://www.cpuid.com/softwares/hwmonitor.html
 
Since the laptop has been in use for 7 months, if you never blew out the dust from the fan and heat sink you might give that a try as well.  Accumulated dust will increase temperatures and reduce the fan's performance.   Just use short bursts of compressed air in the intake and exhaust vents several times.  Avoid long blasts as they may damage the fan.  Cans of compressed air can be purchased from any computer or electronics store. 

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Greetings! I have a Lenovo Z510 8GB Ram, Core i7, 1tb hdd, which I purchased less than a year ago. Off late I've been experiencing major battery problems. It started off with the laptop randomly shutting off without any warning, even though there was considerable life left, for eg. 90 pct or so. This became worse when the laptop didn't start up at all, until I plugged in the charger. The only way I can now operate the laptop is by connecting to charger, but the battery still remains at 0 pct, doesn't charge. The battery light keeps blinking red, Also, I have used an application BatteryInfoView to analyze this, and it says teh battery still has 83 percent of its original capacity, However I receive a message everytime on startup saying the battery is weak and needs to be replaced. What can I do about this? Thanks.













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A:Lenovo Z510 Battery Problem

Hi Takshakpai,
 
Welcome to the Forums        
 
As per the query we understood that you are facing issue with battery in your Lenovo Z510 laptop.
 
Try to uninstall the energy management and restart the system and check for the issue, also reinstall the energy management and check for the issue.
 
Uninstall the Microsoft ACPI application? go to device manager under device manager select the drop down list under the battery option. Perform the above steps and reply with result.
 
Hope this helps. Do post back if the issue persists.
 
Best regards,         
                                                                            
Ashwin. S





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Hello,

I noticed that many people have found solutions to their problems in these forums. I hope I get mine fixed too.

Well I bought a new laptop Lenovo Z510 with 16GB of RAM already and it seems that I am dealing with tons of problems. I got it back to warranty they changed the RAM and the situation seems to have improved significantly.

But even with that I still have faced several BSODs and a lot of problems in the event viewer plus to random crashes for some some apps like firefox.

I attached the files hoping that we get this one sorted.
Thank you very very much.

A:Several BSODs with a new Lenovo Z510 Laptop

Hi seifsg and welcome to the forums ^_^,

First of all, thanks for your kind words, we try our best to help users solve their problems ^_^.

I have analyzed your Dump files and below has been provided an analysis for informative purposes :-

Code:
**************************Tue Jun 17 15:40:28.503 2014 (UTC + 5:30)**************************Probably caused by : NETIO.SYS ( NETIO!IndexListEnum+261 )

BugCheck 1E, {ffffffffc000001d, fffff80000e11091, ffffd000380811e8, ffffd000380809f0}
BugCheck Info: KMODE_EXCEPTION_NOT_HANDLED (1e)

BUGCHECK_STR: 0x1E_c000001d

PROCESS_NAME: BitTorrent.exe

FAILURE_BUCKET_ID: 0x1E_c000001d_BAD_IP_NETIO!IndexListEnum

MaxSpeed: 2200

CurrentSpeed: 2195

BIOS Version 8DCN26WW

BIOS Release Date 09/23/2013

Manufacturer LENOVO

Product Name 20287

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**************************Tue Jun 17 01:23:55.361 2014 (UTC + 5:30)**************************
Probably caused by : ntkrnlmp.exe ( nt! ?? ::FNODOBFM::`string'+457ba )

BugCheck FC, {fffff90140a2a210, abc000015e081863, ffffd0002487aa30, 2}
BugCheck Info: ATTEMPTED_EXECUTE_OF_NOEXECUTE_MEMORY (fc)

BUGCHECK_STR: 0xFC

DEFAULT_BUCKET_ID: WIN8_DRIVER_FAULT

PROCESS_NAME: bdagent.exe

FAILURE_BUCKET_ID: 0xFC_nt!_??_::FNODOBFM::_string_

MaxSpeed: 2200

CurrentSpeed: 2195

BIOS Version 8DCN26WW

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I have problem with my Z510 and not me only, has been randomly shutting down when plugged in AC adapter, but doesn't have this issue when running on battery. If you run any complex program or a game that will turn off immediately, or may be turned off even when booting Windows.My laptop have 2 years, exactly the same problem the second time already, for the first time helped firmware bios on programator but now is not helped.At the forum a lot of topics on this issue and no decision or response from Lenovo.CPU: i3-4000mGPU: GT-740m

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I have a Kenobi z510 that doesn't power on at all when I plugin my charger and press the power button the laptop keeps giving me a red light that flashes and nothing else work just the red light and the light of the power button and I don't hear any sound that is coming out of the fan

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Hi all,  My z510 is a couple of years old now. Tonight it is refusing to charge and when it's attached to AC power the battery remains at 5%, while the icon looks like it's charging normally. I've restarted a few times and tried updating the battery firmware, but it was up to date already. I'm running the most recent version of Windows 10. Anybody know of a solution? Thanks! 

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Hi friends,I have a problem with my Z510. I enabled USB boot from BIOS to boot from USB flash and reinstall my linux mint. After restarting, it just stuck on lenovo screen and even after pressing ctrl+alt+del or turning on using OKR, I cannot go to BIOS setting or recovery mode.I would apreciate if someone could help me asap.

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EDIT NOTE : This post was move to the top of the page to assist Lenovo with an escalation. For all future post and comments, please continue posting in this thread. i have this issue too, but when i changed the option "intel virtual technology" to enabled in the bios configuration section, my laptop started at 3.2 ghz on battery, then i changed the power option from "high performance" to "power saving" mode, it was redused to 0.77, then i changed back to performance mode,it speeded up till max. it seamed problem was solved.  i am not sure what intel virtual technology is doing or related to this issue, but it's worked for me. i hope this helps. meh, after 3 restarts it's stuck at 0.77 again, i think we definetly need a bios update. Edit- After a quick search, i ve found that "intel virtual technology" doesn't related to this issue, and it' NOT THE SOLUTION.  problem still exists. Also, just fyi, some other brands of devices faced this issue over the inernet and all solved by bios update or board replacement.    EDIT NOTE : This post was move to the top of the page to assist Lenovo with an escalation. For all future post and comments, please continue posting in this thread.  











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A:Re: Lenovo Z510 CPU stuck at 0.77GHz

Hi! The CPU (i3-4000M) in my Z510 sometimes stuck at 0.77GHz. It doesn't matter if I set the performance to maximum in Windows and in Lenovo Energy Manager. It usually happens when the notebook is unplugged from AC but sometimes it happens on AC too. And also it doesn't matter if the computer is cold booted, restarted or waked up from sleep\hibernation. I have read about a lot of similar cases (just google on "stuck 0.77GHz").I'm using Windows 8.1 x64, the drivers ar up-to-date and all of the updates are installed. We are talking about a wold-wide problem since it is exists in other notebooks too. (e.g.: Asus) Is there any (un)known problem with the new Haswell processors\chipsets?What is the solution? 

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Hi There Everyone,I Have a Lenovo Ideapad Z510 i5-4200 @2.5 Gz with 2GB Nvidia Geforce 740 and 4GB RAM.I have updated it to Windows 10 64-bit, and it originally came with windows 8 64-bit. My lappy stutters a lot, and freezes.Kindly tell me if I can update  the bios(this is the most common response which I found from other members),If yes, then how? Also, how do i increse the cpu speed.And when the NVIDIA graphics card doesn't seem to work, because most games are lagging.Thanks & Regards,Utkarsh Y.

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A investigation into these reports of battery failure has been opened. 
 
I will post in this discussion when I have an update to share.
 
Thank you,

A:Lenovo Z510 Battery Issues

I have had this laptip for about 4 months and this started a week or so ago. I have stopped getting warnings that my batter is low, these used to occur at 10 and 7% battery life. This wouldn't be a big issue but the battery life indicator is not accurate. It shows at a constant 80+% and the next thing I know my computer shuts down for a low battery. Please help me fix this. 

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Hi,so my z510 is 1 year old and and the battery been good till last nightit charges to 99% then the battery symbol keeps telling me (99% plugged in, charging) but the battery light indicator stops blinkingif i plug off the AC it stays at 99% and doesn't change untill i consume it to 0 (on purpose)then i can see the battery charging well untill 99 and back to same problem what is wrong please i need help.Thanks for reading.













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A:Lenovo Z510 Battery Problem.

Hi Raff7m,
 
Welcome to Lenovo Community!
 
 As per the query we understood that you are facing issue with Battery problem in your Z510 laptop.
 
Try to update the energy management to the latest version and check for the issue,
 
Click here for the energy management windows 7.
 
Click here for the energy management windows 8.1.
 
Also try to perform the gauge reset: go to power manager, select battery option in advance mode, under the battery select battery maintenance and select perform reset under battery gauge.
 
Also try to uninstall the Microsoft ACPI application and check and also reinstall the application.
 
Hope this helps. Do post back if issue persists!
 
Best regards,       
 
Ashwin.S





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Hello, I want to upgrade my Z510 memory to 16GB and I want to get these. Are they compatible with my Z510 ?   Best, 

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the usb 3.0 stopped was working fine but last week both stopped working. i have checked drivers, but that dosent seem to be the problem. they can charge my phone but dosent decect it or anything else. the usb 2.0 port works fine as usual

A:Lenovo Y50-70 USB 3.0 ports stopped working suddenly

hi haemming,
 
Welcome to the Forums.
 
Can you try the following:
1. Boot into the BIOS by continuously tapping F2 on boot-up. Once in the BIOS, hit F9 to load factory default settings then hit F10 to save and exit (this reloads the hardware configuration of the machine). Once inside Windows, uninstall the USB 3,0 driver (Device Manager > Universal Serial Bus Controllers) then scan for hardware changes.
 
When the USB device comes back, try to test your phone or any USB device (e.g., USB mouse, flashdrive, etc.) and observe.
 
2. If same problem, try to power down the machine > press the OneKey Recovery button > select System Recovery and test if the mouse will work on the USB 3.0 port
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Alternatively, you can also hold the Shift key then restart Windows and observe if the USB mouse will work on the Windows 8 Advanced Options.
 
If none of the above method works then I recommend you contact the lenovo helpdesk and report your findings as the USB 3.0 port is definitely malfunctioning and requires service.
 
 
Support phone list
 
 
Let me know how it goes..
 
Regards

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Hi Support My Lenovo laptop Z50-70 Touchpad stopped working.OS is Windows 10 (64-bit) Can you please advise ? ThanksSohailSydney- Australia

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Hi Support My Lenovo laptop Z50-70 Touchpad stopped working.OS is Windows 10 (64-bit) Can you please advise ? ThanksSohailSydney- Australia

A:Windows10 (64-bit) - Lenovo Z50-70 Touchpad stopped working

Hi there, Sohailur                    -
 
Thank you for writing in to the Lenovo Forum - happy to have you here today.
 
Just found the same problem with my lenovo Z50. Touch pad completely non responsive.
 
Under start menu, settings, devices, mouse & touchpad, additional mouse options, elan tab. The elan touchpad settings were completely grayed out and unavailable.
 
So from there I went to the window search in the task bar and typed in "computer management? and opened the computer management desktop app. Under device manager selected mice and other pointing devices and then elan input device. In the elan properties window that opened I selected uninstall to uninstall the driver and in the next box that opened warning that the driver was about to be uninstalled l checked the delete driver and then OK. Then restarted windows. In the process of restarting windows detected the elan touchpad as a new device and installed the driver in time for the login screen. So my elan touch pad is now working again.
 
Here is the link to download the Lenovo Windows 10 driver for the touchpad from our support site.  -> TouchPad Driver Windows 10
 
Update us how it goes.
 
 
 
 
Regards,
 
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My new Y700 started cooling itself more then usual(I wan using Chrome, Power point and Photoshop at that time), blue screen came out saying that it need to restart, it started restarting and when the menu showed me to choose the different ways of restarting it just stopped there and nothing was working anymore. 

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hello I know this might be a repost but the solution in this thread is useless because my laptop is out of warranty forum thread: 16GB-SSD-in-Lenovo-Y500-Stopped-Working I have basically the same problems as the person in that thread, i ran Hard Disc Sentinel and it showed this (image) ?I was hoping there was a way to bypass the SSD and disable it and to use the HDD for everything, as if the SSD wasn't even there, but I don't know how to do it and I don't want to break the laptop thank you very much for answer Jan

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Hello, I was very happy to receive my new Lenovo T460s 6 weeks ago and immediately installed Windows 10 which worked flawless from the first try.I set up Windows Hello using fingerprints of the whole family and it worked great. This week I realized that fingerprint sign-in stopped working, saying "Windows Hello isn't available on this device". So I started my search through the web and did:- Uninstalled the Synaptic WBDI device (several times)- Updated the driver for the Synaptic WBDI to the latest version 5.1.311.26 (several times)- Installed all Windows Updates- Searched the whole registry for "Hello" and "fingerprint"- Finally did a "reset" of windows keeping my files None of the above helped.There is no Lenovo fingerprint tool installed, PIN correctly configured and I tried all possible "solutions" proposed on the web... The Synaptic WBDI device seems to run fine, which makes me think that it's not the HW itself. So my questions:- How can I check that the Fingerprint reader is working?- How can I get Windows Hello back to regular operation? Thank you very much and best regards,Werner


























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Hi all, I am getting this message when I "Auto-Detect" my Thinkpad X250 "Lenovo service bridge has stopped working" I am able to install lsb.exe program and then it keeps on givign message as mentioned above, and I can not proceed in detecting my machine specific Lenovo updates. I tried uninstalling and re-installing, it doesn't work. Any suggestions please? Thank you

A:Lenovo service bridge has stopped working

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Hi Support My Lenovo laptop Z50-70 Touchpad stopped working.OS is Windows 10 (64-bit) Can you please advise ? ThanksSohailSydney- Australia

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Hi i bought recently my lenovo g50-45 just two days ago watching a video on youtubee my headphones suddenly stopped working.I check the audio and all looks normal.Only when the plug is not all into the slot i can hear some sound but not the actual sound of the video or anything.I also tried different heaphones none of them working.Please help and sorry for my english 

A:Lenovo G50-45 headphone suddenly stopped working

Hi Kwstas_chris,
                                    
Welcome to Lenovo Community!
 
As per the query we understood that you are facing issues with microphone not working on your Lenovo  G50-75 laptop.
 
Go to Control Panel,click on Hardware and Sound Click on Sound then you devices should come up ; speakers, Digital Audio, and headphones plug your headphones in, then select headphones at the bottom and select set as default option !! then when you disconnect your headphones it automatically switches to the speakers and when you plug them back in it automatically will switch to headphones!!
 
Hope this helps. Do post back if the issue persists!
                 
Best regards,       
                                     
Ashwin. S



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I have a Lenovo Z510 laptop which turns off randomly while plugged in. It started intially only while playing games but then happened even while watching videos and browsing. Each time the interval got shorter and in the last stage it turned off the moment I inserted the charger pin. This never happens when its on battery so it not a overheating issue. I tried changing the charging adapter but it did not go away so I figured charger is not the problem. Then as a final solution got my Motherboard replaced and it went away but only for a month. Now even with a new mother board it randomly turns off while watching a video. Im really perplexed as to what could be the reason of such shutdowns. I really need to figure it out so it can replaced under warranty.

A:Lenovo Z510 random shutdown while plugged in

Hi vinayk23 , 
 
Welcome to the Community Forums. 
 
There was a BIOS update for power issue on this model . 
I would not however advise you to do it on your own since it may need constant ac connection and we do not want shutdowns to happen during the BIOS update as it may brick the pc .
 
I would rather have you call in tech support for assistance and back up your important files first for safe keep.
 
English  24 hours a day 7 days/week1-877-4-Lenovo, 1-877-453-6686 Schedule a Callback for faster support
 
Update us how it goes. 
 
Regards

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Hello!How to enter advance BIOS Lenovo Z510 InsydeH2O rev. 3.7?Senks.

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i have bought Z510 one year back,within this short time i am facing battery problem.Battery is not charging and the system to be keep in plugged condition at every use.I am a home user and use laptop for limited time.I dont understand why lenova has not provided detachable battery which can be change by user only.Now new battery is not available in the market ,moreover Lenova is simply shedding their responsibility by saying Laptop in not under warranty.I request Lenovo to go for root cause analysis of this problem as hundreds of people are facing same problem in this model.Hope Lenovo would provide some software for attending the problem or atleast give the details of service provider from where battery can be repaired/replaced. 











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A:LENOVO IDEAPAD Z510 BATTERY PROBLEM

Hi Mukesh1967,
 
Welcome to the Forums  
 
As per the query we understood that you are facing issue with battery in your Lenovo Z510 laptop.
 
Try to perform the battery gauge reset, to perform the gauge reset go to energy manager and select the maintenance and guide and select gauge reset option and check if the battery charges.
 
Also uninstall the ACPI, to uninstall go to device manager select batteries option and right click on the Microsoft ACPI compliant control method battery and select uninstall and restart the machine and check for the issue.
 
Best regards,         
 
Ashwin.S




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Hi expert.my problem when i want to choose or highlight part of text i can't highlight if i press easy on touchpad, but when i press hard i can select the text that i want it.i used synaptic pointing device.i guess the problem maybe the touchpad not sufficient sensitive or there is drawback in touchpad it self.please your advice.
 
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I need help with my lenovo z510 when I turn it on it goes to black screen and I can't do anything and the battery light is white so is the power but the battery isn't even plugged in I need help
 
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A:Lenovo z510 help - turn it on it goes to black screen

hi Narwhal6,
 
Welcome to Lenovo Community Forums!
 
 Can you try Removing the Ac adapter first.
     turn the computer ON
           Once you have the blackscreen with lights on.
               Hold The power button down till it shuts off Continue to hold down thepower button for at least 15 sec after the system Shuts down.
        
Turn it back on and check.
 
If the Same
    You can call Lenovo Technical Team if the system is still under Warranty 
or If not
 
Try Removing few parts inside to check what could be causing it.
 
Try the HDD first REmove it and turn it on see if you'll get a different result.
 
Then try removing and Reseating the RAM.
   If you have two RAM modules remove both and try just one module on two ports.
            then try the other.
 
You can use this z510 Maintenance Manual on how to get to the parts.
http://download.lenovo.com/consumer/mobiles_pub/lenovo_z410z510z510touch_hmm.pdf
 
Let me know your findings
Cheers!
 
   





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