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Q: Lenovo Vantage not working

hey guys, a few days ago i made an update for windows 10. since then i had many different issues: first i realised that my finger-print- reader has stoped working, the FN-keys (despite volume and screen-brightness) stopped working and the trackpoint-middle key too. While i was able to revive the finger print reader and partly the trackpoint middle key, i couldnīt made the FN keys working. So i tried to get into the Vantage app to see if the update had changed some settings, but now whenever i try to open the app it alwas makes an problem screen, wanting form me to download the SystemInterfaceFoundation.exe . But after many retrys it still wount solfe the problem. I evan tried it with Lenovo Settings App, but there is the same problem.If some one can help me with this problem i would be verry happy Leon King P.s. i have an ThinkPad L380 Yoga with an I7-8550U, 16GB Ram running Windows 10 Education Version 1803

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This week I did install the windows update and since the update my Lenovo Vantage will not work. See picture below.I've contacted the dutch Lenovo technical support this morning (unknown error there) and they did advise me to delete the app , restart laptop and reinstall Lenovo Vintage.It will not work, same screen... I also did in the Lenovo app Recovery (herstel) , restart laptop,  didn't work, then reset (opnieuw instellen), restart laptop and didn.t work. I did see enough solutions but I'm not that super smart wizzkid, and my english is not that good enough to solve my problem.My laptop : V320 I7 Windows 10 version 1909 I do hope sombody can help me.Kind regardsElles 

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I am trying to launch Lenovo Vantage, but it's stuck forever at "Services for Lenovo Vantage are upgrading, please wait." I am using a Yoga 710-14IKB. How can I get past this?

A:Lenovo Vantage stuck forever at "Services for Lenovo Vantage are upgrading, please wait."

Hi @halfbeing,
 
Greetings!
 
To resolve the issue, kindly uninstall the Lenovo Vantage app and the Lenovo System Interface Foundation app as well. Restart the computer then install the Vantage app again. Found similar discussion here. 
 
Thanks!
Auxen

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Hi guys, I want to install latest version of Lenovo Vantage. As I uninstalled old version Lenovo Vanage from Control Panel or CCleaner, the Lenovo vantage Serive still run in my laptop and when I uninstall Lenovo vantage service which state"unintall missing". When I installed  latest version Lenovo Vantage from Mircosoft Store, the Lenovo Vantage was still to be old version. I have tried many times, but the new versional can't be intalled properly. Thank you so much.

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Hi all, For some reason the Lenovo Vantage app on my P51 isn't working anymore.Only the start screen with the animated Lenovo logo is displayed and thats it.i tried everything i could think about except reinstalling windows. - Removed and reinstalled the vantage app.- reinstalled System Interface Foundation V2 Device- installed system update. (it should be part of the vantage tools)- reset all kind of apps- search for hours on the internet for tips or resolutions. i am stuck right now but i refuse to reinstall Windows 10 (again)  Setting up windows with all my important programs takes hours and hours.This is not the first time i did this.  Windows 10 is a piece of sh*t  compared to my previous windows 7 machine.It runs for more then 5 years without any reinstall. I also have more problems with windows 10:  Windows search is crap (missing search results)   Windows sandbox is extremely slow. etc...But i will try to fix every item one by one. Anyone useful tips ?

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Hi,Lenovo Vantage was OK before not solongago, but now it stopped working, it doesnīt charge. I contacted the local Lenovo customer service (Spain) and they advised to do some steps to desinstall and install agai. Did it right, but nothing happened. What I need is to be able to ajust the battery settings. Can I do the battery setting from another tool?When I contacted them again they advised to reinstall Windows and all programms and drives. I prefer not to do this. Besides I am not sure I could do it correctly without losing my data.Anyone could help me?Thanks!

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In this first screenshot of Lenovo Vantage running under Windows 10 (64) on my X1 Yoga (1st generation), please notice where it says that I need to install Sierra Wireless EM7455 Software - 10 (64), version 7.47.4743.0105.  However, in the second screenshot, please notice where the Installation History shows that Sierra Wireless EM7455 Software - 10 (64), version 7.47.4743.0105 was successfully installed already. Everytime I boot up and run Lenovo Vantage to check for updates, it tells me that I need Sierra Wireless EM7455 Software - 10 (64), version 7.47.4743.0105 so I let it install it. Everytime I install it, the installation appears to be successful and my computer reboots, but then after rebooting, Lenovo Vantage again tells me that (1) I need it, (2) I already have it. This is crazy.  In the third screenshot (looking at Windows Device Manager) I see the Sierra Wireless EM7455 Qualcomm Snapdragon X7 LTE-A. The fourth screenshot shows that it is disabled.  I will enable this and then retry to install the updated. I'll report back in a second posting on this thread whehter it works.  (I would leave this posting open and finish it later, but I'm afraid it woud all be lost when I reboot).   

A:ENDLESS LOOP: Lenovo Vantage Tells Me To Update a Driver That Vantage Says Is Already Up to Date.

After enabling the driver in Windows Device Manager, then again trying to update, the update was successful. After another reboot, Lenovo Vantage no longer show that this needs to be updated.  I'm no programmer, but it seems to me that the Lenovo Vantage update program ought to be able to see whether a driver is disabled and to tell the user to enable it in order to allow successful of updating of the driver. My 2Ē.

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My thinkpad X1 Extreme has been giving me trouble. I could really do with some advice from someone clever.
 
(1) When I run Lenovo Vantage my trackpad stops working. I need to restart before it will work again.
(2) It doesn't recognize some usb peripherals (which work fine with other machines)
 
So I used Windows restore - no change.
 
I download recovery software - not an easy task but after going through 4 clueless customer service people I found a guy who told me how to get past a web-glitch - and restore to original factory.
 
After restpre to Factory - Lenovo Vantage still borks the trackpad
The USB peripheral in question still won't work
And now there a pink tint to text whenever I scroll. It makes working in Word really annoying.
 
Is there any way I can fix these things? I have veyr little faith in lenovo support. I do have on site next day warranty but again, my trust level with Lenovo support is very low. I'm a little past the 30 days in which I can return and tbh I love the machine  so want to keep if possible.
 
Any advice? Did I just get a lemon? Is Lenovo Vantage freezing trackpad a common issue? Is the pink text while scrolling a color calibraton issue that can be fixed? Should I bite the bullet, call customer service again and try to set up a repair?
 
Thanks so much for any advice!
 
Moderator Note: Edited subject to match content.

A:X1 Extreme TrackPad stops working while using Lenovo Vantage

Hi X1fan,these are a bunch of crazy issuess, really. Could you please take a video of the pink text while scolling issue?BestAndreas

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My Lenovo Yoga C740 experienced some issues with flickering of the eye care mode. I updated my .reg using this solution, but it seems that the eye care mode is non functional altogether. In the Vantage software, it is constantly loading and when I turn it on in the toolbar, it does nothing. I am currently using flu.x as an alternative, but would like a fix or update, as there must be others experiencing the flickering of the eye care mode as well.https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/Pre-Installed-Lenovo-Software/Vantage-makes-screen-to-change-color-temp...Do not update the regristy with this if you still want eye care mode. Is there a solution to this?

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My Lenovo Vantage app is not working after update my computer. I am using Window 10 64bit.Here is the error link I keep getting:https://imgur.com/a/sHYKYMb

A:Lenovo Vantage app not working after latest Window update.

Hi TTLL, Lenovo Vantage is the replacement of the following 3 apps:Lenovo CompanionLenovo SettingsLenovo Account Portal applicationsSeems like the problem you described was led by wrong registry value when previously upgrade from Companion to Vantage. You may try to remove all Lenovo related apps from Microsoft Store and re-install Vantage.  





"May the Force be with Lenovo"

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Has anyone else's Lenovo Battery Power Conservation Mode stopped working? I have a Lenovo FLEX 5-1570 and Conservation Mode recently stopped functioning. Everything else appears to be working fine but now when I have my laptop plugged in, it charges to 100% and remains there. I've tried turning Conservation Mode off and back on. I've tried rebooting. I've tried reinstalling the BIOS and Chipset software. None of these fix the problem. The worst part is Lenovo "support". Lenovo hardware support is completely separate from Lenovo software support and they do not talk to one another. Lenovo hardware support provided no support other than suggesting trying to reinstall the BIOS and Chipset updates. (My best guess is their latest BIOS update created the problem.) Lenovo software support will not provide support for their own software, even though the laptop is under warranty, without paying extra for it! Knowing this now, I will never buy another Lenovo product.

A:Conservation Mode for Lenovo Vantage no longer working

Laura545, that topic thread appears to be slightly different than the one I'm experiencing. My Conservation Mode does not disable itself. It just no longer works even though Lenovo Vantage states it is enabled. I found this topic thread which is more like the issue I'm experiencing: https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/Lenovo-IdeaPad-100-305-500-Edge/Lenovo-Ideapad-700-conservation-mode-no... It appears as though Lenovo has been reintroducing this bug for a while now.

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Lenovo Vantage worked perfectly on my T60P until recently. Now whenever I load it I get this error: "Services for Lenovo Vantage are installing, please wait. You are about to see the Windows User Account Control dialog. Please accept it to ensure that Vantage service is installed correctly." I've uninstalled and reinstalled, as well as uninstalled system devices as in a different thread, but nothing. I can't update anything or check Vantage and even an older version of Vantage that I tried is broken and keeps trying to get me to download Interface, which I have and installed. This is a disaster, please help.

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Hi, all.I updated recommended updates from Lenovo Vantage and after that update, my pen does not work.Touch still working.I suspect that the pen driver causes that issue, but I can not find an older version to check.If you have any suggestions or helpful guidance I will appreciate it.Thanks.Milos Tutus.Also, attach a screenshot with an update list. 

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Hi, I recall reading some posts that  a technican or Lenovo changed the version of Vantage to Exterprise and the user's problem solved. Something like that. How do we get the Exterprise version? What advantages does it has over the standard vantage?

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I have been wondering why there are two methods to get updates for my X1 Extreme.One update method is via the Lenovo Vantage application (under Windows 10 Programs)The other method is to go to the Lenovo Support page (https://pcsupport.lenovo.com/us/en/products/laptops-and-netbooks/thinkpad-x-series-laptops/thinkpad-...); I used the full URL with model number, but you can also use the main support page and use 'Dectect Product' which uses Lenovo Service Bridge to detect the laptop model and serial #. I have used both, but am probably going to stick with Lenovo Vantage. Which method are most of you using? PSell is similar in this regard. They also have multiple update apps / methods for some reason. 

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When I bought my Lenovo V330-15IKB laptop slightly less than a year ago, I used the System Update in Lenovo Vantage, and it showed the update history, including BIOS updates. For some reason, now when I check 'My device status', in the System Update section, there is a red cross instead of green check like the other lines, and the message 'System Update not found'. What is causing this, and how can it be fixed?

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About a month ago i went on lenovo vantage and found the cool and quiet/intelligent cooling options successfully. Now when I went to lenovo vantage to find those options, they had disappeared and I can't access or find them at all. I already uninstalled and then installed lenovo vantage to see if it would help, but it still doesn't come up. 

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Hello, my Lenovo Vantage Tool just updated and now unfortunately my battery gauge icon in Taskbar is gone.Is this feature no more available in the new version?I also tried the taskbar right click way (described one year ago) but didnt find anything in Vantage or the taskbar menu. Thanks and regards

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hello,I want to keep my computer battery intact because I do not move it so much and my laptop (lenovo v310 15-isk) battery is built-in .so installed lenovo vantage to enable conversation mode but i did not found power setting in hardware settings .i only found audio settings.how can i fix that problem and enable conversation mode.thanks.

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I read other posts and none specifically addressed this for the 920 and the use of what is actually a good Lenovo config tool seems to be poorly documented.   I would think it would be the same for any Yoga model with Windows 10 and Lenovo Vantage installed.   I can't seem to find a version for Vantage, so hopefully this works on all versions.    1) Find and open Lenovo Vantage on your machine (use Cortana if needed).   This is the Responsive view and yours may look different...don't worry, options are the same.  Click on Hardware settings  2)  Click on Input (again, responsive view...whatever view you have should have this button labeled the same)  3)  This will open the Hardware Setting - Input UI.   Under 'Function Keys' click on the one that is labeled 'F1-F12' (should look like below, highlighted in blue) to make that the the Function the default setting for those keys...to further clarify: it will now be a Function Key (F1-F12) by default.    With this change, you will press the FN+ one of the function key for the Hot Key option (e.g. FN+F1=mute/unmute, FN+F2=volume down, etc.)     4)  Your change is already saved, so you can now X-out (click X in the upper right) of the pop-up windows created by that were created   

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Should I be getting my drivers from Lenovo's site or Lenvo Vantange system? I always check Lenovo's site for new drivers because I never use Lenovo's vantage system but I have seen some people say that Lenovo Vantage system has newer drivers. Is that true?

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hi.i was using my computer with battery conservation on a few days ago but next day i used the pc i couldn't use it. i losed that option and i really need it because i need to use my computer all day does anyone know what can i do?i already tried to reinstall the drivers and lenovo vantage too and nothing


























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Hey all ... here is a screenshot of the current state of affairs: Note: this is the Win 10 Pro 64-bit OS, Version 1803 ... Windows Update is ' ... up to date'. I have tried various Lenovo Vantage Critical / Recommended / Optional update selections (in their respective groups and / or alone) and re-booted every time following failed system updates ... I cannot seem to break whatever log jam is occurring here. I thought perhaps trying the IME 11.6 Firmware - 10 [64] - V.11.8.55.3510 update alone, or, the ThinkPad BIOS Update - 10 [64] - V.2.26.1.18 update alone (they are both 'Reboot Required' updates) might get me past this issue, however, so far, no joy.  There is a 'Fully charged (100%)' battery installed in the system. Thanks for any insights offered, FFF P.S.  I would also be interested to find a Lenovo drivers list of older Synaptics Pointing Device (ThinkPad UltraNav / Touchpad) drivers for my P70 machine ... does such a historical driver resource exist?  The reason being, the more recent touchpad drivers are unsuitable for me ... too sensitive / 'sticky' (adjustment of various touchpad settings doesn't cure the usability issues) ... I much preferred the behaviours of the earlier drivers but can now only Roll Back to Driver Version: 19.3.4.202 (16-Jan-18) ... I'd much rather use the July 2017 driver version, whatever the version number was (possibly 19.3.4.112).

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Hello i downloaded and installed lenovo vantage and lenovo setting app on my lenovo thinkpad x1 carbon (2nd generation) having windows 10 pro but both apps run for 5 to 7 seconds and closes automatically without doing anything. please tell me some solution.All my driver and software are up to date and i also downloaded new version of lenovo system interface 1.1.16.0 from lenovo support. and lenovo vantage and lenovo settings app are also updated. Please tell some solution to overcome this!

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after i choose for the option in lenovo vantage battery to keep it between 55/60% now i can't turn it of because i can't open the lenovo vanatge settings .... any way to turn it off ? 

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Hi everybody.My computer failed to boot upIt is stuck on the black screenI have reinstalled windowsAnd now I can not log into app lenovo vantage I clicked signin, it appears the following errorcan you help methank you.Machine Type Model:20FAS4TP00

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When I want to determine the rate at which the battery starts charging, I can not find the icon  in lenovo vanatage    

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Que paso con Lenovo Vantage????? No funciona y queda desconfigurada en  la pantalla!!!

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Hi there,I am a Lenovo new player. I have a question ragarding LENOVO VANTAGE APP. When we perform the application, we could find out some information like "System Status", it list out some information (Memory, CPU etc... ) with Green Light or Red Light. my question is what the Green or Red indicator light mean??? 

A:Regarding Lenovo Vantage

Hi Hilfiger1014! Congratulations to your new Lenovo device and welcome to our forums community. Where did the red light indicator appeared? Did you run a hardware test? If yes, can you send the screenshot of the result to us? A red light after a hardware test pertains to an error message wherein there is a possibility of a hardware failure. For more information about the application, you can check this link: https://support.lenovo.com/us/en/solutions/ht505081.

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Finally I have managed to find a section to ask advise on an ongoing and annoying issue I have with your Ideapad 510.Which brings me onto the problem with Lenovo Vantage.Everytime I try to use it i get an error that "Vanatge has encountered a problem" asking me to either restart or install update. I have done both with no joy. I have even uninstalled then re-installed.This issue really is driving me mad so can someone please advise ??


























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?12-10-2018 08:28 AM - last edited on ?12-10-2018 08:36 AM by  Majestichave ploblemer with lenovo vantage on my y70-70 latop get error message: vantage has encountered a ploblem restart the machine and try again if the pause continues, click the installer key below to install or updatelenovo system interface driverHave tried most but does not get it open

A:lenovo vantage error

have ploblemer with lenovo vantage on my y70-70 latop get error message: vantage has encountered a ploblem restart the machine and try again if the pause continues, click the installer key below to install or updatelenovo system interface driverHave tried most but does not get it open

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Hi there, Another issue with my yoga 730. I used to use Vantage a lot and now when I try to open it, it immediatly closes. Tried reinstalling and no joy. Any solutions? Thanks.Best,B.

A:Lenovo Vantage not starting

Have you tried the below?  Sorry if you did this already.
 
Uninstall Lenovo Vantage and Lenovo System Interface Foundation. After reboot install Lenovo Vantage from Microsoft store again, but not Lenovo System Interface Foundation. After opening Lenovo Vantage, there will be a link to latest Lenovo System Interface Foundation , download(should be version 1.1.16.0 or current version) and install it. 
 
Also to uninstall Lenovo System Interface Foundation see below
 
https://support.lenovo.com/us/en/solutions/HT506070
 
See if that fixes your problem.

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Hello everyone, I've been looking for a solution for this issue for about 2 months and still couldn't find a solution. When I first received my work T480s ThinkPad, Microsoft Store and Lenovo Vantage were installed and I had the Vantage Toolbar which includes the Battery Gauge and other Useful shortcuts like the Battery Threshold on/off and keyboard backlight control access from the toolbar (when you click on the battery gauge I had plenty of options). However, I got an issue in my laptop and sent it to IT department to format it. When it came back I discovered that there is a new company rule that prevented the Microsoft Store from being installed in all the Laptops/PC's in my company, and Lenovo Vantage was not pre-installed as they installed their own image on the ThinkPad. So I had to download Lenovo Vantage for Windows 10 from this link https://support.lenovo.com/us/en/solutions/hf003321 and everything works fine but unfortunately there is no battery gauge nor toolbar even when I right click on the taskbar and go to the toolbar dropdown. The battery gauge has no option to turn it on or off in the Vantage app as well (The threshold and the battery gauge RESET is there though). I uninstalled the system foundation and vantage app and reinstalled them with no luck, I tried the battery-fix https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/Lenovo-Vantage-Knowledge-Base/How-to-fix-Lenovo-Vantage-Toolbar-Battery... in this link but it just brings the battery g... Read more

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I have T430 which was originally designed with thinkvantage application instead of lenovo vantage (either the deployment version or the UWP/windows store version). Will the thinkvantage button continue to work with windows 10 to open lenovo vantage? Is the T430 even compatible with lenovo vantage or must I use the old application? Thanks in advance.

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Hi all, I couldn't find how to set up the Fn Lock in the recent Vantage update.Could someone help me how to do it? I simply can't use Excel having to press Fn all the time... Thanks!

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Have been using Lenovo Vantage on my P50 for some time and it seems that it cannot figure some that there are some newer drivers that need to be installed.Had to install some drivers manually, after downloading them from Lenovo website.Am wondering what would be tips and tricks to reset Lenovo Vantage. If it needs to be uninstalled and installed what should I keep in mind, any gotchas? Thanks,

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