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Lenovo Yoga 700 black screen after bios update

Q: Lenovo Yoga 700 black screen after bios update

I updated my bios for the laptop and the laptop restarted and the screen was black but laptop was powered on. Also keyboard backlighting is on. I turned it off and then on hundreds of times and held the power button for 30 secs but still nothing.

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 Hi all,First post!  My Dad's Lenovo laptop goes to a black screen when starting up, so is unusable.I haven't seen it in the flesh yet but have started to research things for him and have found that 'black screen' shows up quite a lot for Windows 10 and Lenovo PCs! We were so impressed with my Dad's PC I've ended up with the same model myself:Lenovo YOGA 500 Convertible Laptop, Intel Core i7, 8GB RAM, 256GB SSD, 15.6" Touch Screen.Also labelled as: Yoga 500-15IBD Laptop (ideapad)  I see some people mentioning hardware failures and others device driver problems with the graphic card etc. but haven't read a definite cause/fix for this so far. I've just found this recent critical BIOS update for this PC which mentions the black screen problem:Software name: BDCN63WW Version 63[Important updates] Fix Win 10 lid close black screen issue.http://support.lenovo.com/gb/en/products/Laptops-and-netbooks/Yoga-Series/yoga-500-15ibd/downloads/D...I haven't seen this mentioned in the forums? Has anyone else used this?If the PC always boots to a black screen I'll obviously have trouble installing this! I'm hoping that it will boot in Safe Mode or I'm going to have some trouble installing it?! I don't know whether to install the BIOS update on my own machine which is running fine - I think I'll wait until I see my Dad's laptop first which will be in a few weeks. Has anyone had any experience of this BIOS update or other comments on this?Thanks. &nb... Read more

A:Yoga 500 'BLACK SCREEN' - BIOS update: "[Important updates] Fix Win 10 lid close black screen issue"

I'm still wondering about this... I've just updated the Lenovo Companion after seeing it mentioned in another thread. It looks like this s/w is supposed to scan the PC and recommend Lenovo updates - critical and nice to have ones. Initially the Companion was showing a critical update for Lenovo SHAREit and a recommended one for my BIOS. It says I'm currently on BDCN28WW and offered something like v61 and not the 63 I mentioned in my first post? After letting it update SHAREit and re-scanning the BIOS update is no longer being offered and still shows me on v28 ??? I'm not sure I trust this 'Companion' app!My laptop seems to be running fine so I don't want to break it updating the BIOS if it's not required. For all I know my Dad's broken one may be broken because it upgraded?! Does anyone else use/trust the Companion app?And has anyone else seen it change it's mind on recommended BIOS updates?Thanks.

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Hi all, I just updated the BIOS (Initiated from Win10), after restart nothing than a black screen and the keyboard lighting up for a second. (Thinkpad Yoga, P40)  I tried to hard reset it (power button shutdown), again in combination with Shift-F8, drained the battery and tried again. But still dead as a dodo. Some ideas before I start the whole support procedure at Lenovo?  Many thanks in advance! 

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I have been suffering the, what seems common, screen flicker issue with my yoga 500 when on battery. After reading through some threads i discovered the problem was either, Drivers or Bios. After trying both drivers from lenovo themselves, and the latest from intel/nvidia the problem still remained.i then tried updating the bios. After windows shut down, the Phoenix bios updater stated a message that the bios had been sucessfully updated. The laptop then restarted and no longer posts or goes into windows. The Nova button also has no function and just causes the keyboard to illuminate and the fan to spins for 10 seconds before stopping.(Same as power button)Any advice?

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Hello, Today I receaved my Thinkpad X1 Yoga 20JE and after I did a BIOS update the Yoga had a black screen. I followed the instructions of the BIOS update and the battery was fully loaded and the Yoga was connected to the power.Now the screen is black and the LED in the power button is blinking green. The yoga is warm on the backside so it must be running. But I can't restart when I longpress the power button and the battery is inside so i can't put it out.I also installed some other drivers with the Lenovo update tool and maybe windows did also update.what could I do to make everything running again? Did I brick the BIOS?   

A:Thinkpad X1 Yoga 2nd black screen after BIOS update

So, when you press and hold the power button, it doesn't shut off?  It is a new machine, almost certainly with a warranty.  Don't mess with it.  Call support

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Hi.  I have got a Lenovo z50-75 notebook. I made a bios update yesterday, but it failed and when turn on the screen black. How I solve This problem? Solutions? Thanks for everybody. 

A:Lenovo z50-75 bios update failed, black screen

If you need to update your android mobile please check you internet speed, storage and update mb. Because if you internet speed is low your update will be failed.

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Hello, I recently bought a Lenovo z50-75. A few hours ago I wanted to update my bios. It was updating and suddenly the laptop restarted and there was just a black screen. I could hear the fans running, but the keyboard doesnt work because if I press Caps Lock the light won't turn on. I searched on google and there I found some solutions (with pressing keys, removing battery, etc.), but none seemed to work.I also found something about the CMOS battery. I opened my laptop but I couldn't seem to find it. What can I do now?  Best regards, Max

A:Lenovo Z50-75 bios update failed > black screen

Welcome to the Lenovo Community Max !
 
From viewing your model's Hardware Maintenance Manual there is a motherboard CMOS battery.  Unfortunately from the illustrations in the manual it would appear that the CMOS battery on the Z50-70 is soldered directly to the motherboard and can not be easily removed.  In that case try removing the main battery pack again and then press the power button for 60 seconds or longer.  Hopefully the CMOS battery will not be able to keep up with the power drain and will clear the CMOS.  Then reinstall the main battery pack and try powering it up. 
 
For your reference, here is a link to the Hardware Maintenance Manual......
 
https://download.lenovo.com/consumer/mobiles_pub/lenovo_g_z_50_series_hmm.pdf
 
If that doesn't resolve the problem then I recommend you contact Lenovo Support for additional warranty service.
 
Lenovo Support  -  Netherlands
 

Dutch 0900-654-654-0 or Email: (? 1 per gesprek)
9:00 - 18:00 Monday - Friday

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Hey! Got myself a brand new Yoga 910 and installed the latest BIOS update to fix the fan noise issue: http://support.lenovo.com/se/sv/products/laptops-and-netbooks/yoga-series/yoga-910-13ikb/downloads/d... However, immediately after installing the update, the screen started having graphical glitching issues with artifacts flickering on the screen all the time. For example, if I'm on my desktop, I have the Trashcan and Spotify icon at the top of my desktop, and I will see "ghosts" of these icons flickering over the lower half of the screen. I tried updating the graphics driver to the latest version but it didn't help: http://support.lenovo.com/se/sv/products/laptops-and-netbooks/yoga-series/yoga-910-13ikb/downloads/D... The graphical artifacts that flicker on the screen seem to be based on what content I have on the screen currently. The computer was fine when I got it. My exact process has been: Getting the computer, everything is fineRunning Windows UpdateUsing the computer, everything is fineDownloading and installing latest BIOS updateNoticing flickering which never was there before the BIOS updateRestarting computerInstalling Intel DriverRestarting Computer But it's still flickering all the time. Needless to say this makes the laptop unusable.

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Hi everyone, I have this Ideapad 700 15ISK for a year and half now. The laptop started giving a random shut down issue 3 months back, after trying every possible solutions from the internet, none of them worked out. Someone suggested me to update the BIOS so I downloaded the BIOS for this model from the Lenovo support page. The update process went all fine from what I saw and the system tried to reboot but it's now stuck at the black screen only, the screen is however turned on but nothing shows up. The Lenovo logo does not appear and I can't access the BIOS settings either... None of the function keys seem to get me to the BIOS settings, even tried the NOVO key but still no luck. I read around that resetting the CMOS battery settings might solve the problem but I'm not sure about this am afraid of damaging the internal parts. Is there any ways I can solve this issue?

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My S1 Yoga, 20CD-00B1US, is stuck with the screen off and the power LED stuck on. When I try to push or hold the power button it beeps two short beeps and the LED stays solid. I was running the Lenovo Bios Update Software directly from their site. The power cord was plugged in and no other programs were running (aside from background programs). Now it is just stuck like this. Any thoughts or help would be great. I can't even get it to force shut off. Thank you in advance!

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Hello guys, I have a big problem. Yesterday, my notebook started a bios update while starting. Unfortunately, the PC shutdown during the update process and now, everytime I start the pc, there is only a black screen and the fan spins heavy. Has anybody an idea how I can recover the CMOS/Bios? Taking out the CMOS-Battery and the Accu didn't work.  Thanks for your help, Olli

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I'm a new owner of a Flex 4-1570 Ideapad. I have a critical update awaiting install, however the window popup says it is for the YOGA not the Flex. Thus, I have not installed it. My question is, should I install it? If not, how do I turn the notification off? Thanks! 

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Hello everyone! I ama new user and i am coming up with this post as I couldn`t find any kind of solution for my problem.Recently I decided to do a reinstallation of my operating system, which also previously was Windows 7 Ultimate (x64). The installation went as usual, and after finishing it I went on to install all the latest drivers from the Lenovo site, for my product. When getting close to installing almost all the drivers i`ve needed, i stumbled upon a new version of the BIOS amnd the drivers and sfotware recommended for my laptop, by the producer. So i proceeded to install the upgrade, restarted the computer when it prompted me to do so, but after the so-called restart the laptop did not boot up as usual. At first it was telling me to not do anything as the BIOS is being flashed and then it was telling me something about some sort of image processing, things that i did not understand at the time (i have never encountered anything like that). After that my screen turned black. I have not done anything for a few couple of minutes as i thought it was supposed to be like that, but then i just force shut it down and unplugged the AC adapter. When trying to boot it all up again, the only thing i got was a black screen and nothing else.After doing a little bit of research it appears that, somehowm i`ve managed to corrupt the bios on my laptop or something, and nothing else would work at this point. I tried to remove the BIOS battery and the ram and then put them all back, trye... Read more

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To make a long story short, I've been asked to help fix a friends mom's U410 laptop which wasnt activiting Windows 8.1 properly (Was Windows 8 OOB). After struggling with the activation for a few hours, I backed up the data and decided to just run the Lenovo one key recovery. During the recovery process, the installation had failed. When I attemped to reboot, no Lenovo splash screen was loading - just a black screen (although i can hear the cooling fan start, and hear the harddrive spin up. I tried to access the boot menu thru the novo button, and nothing would load; still a black screen. After researching for a few more hours, I had found multiple threads about bios updates required to be able to access bios with windows 8, and other threads about gpus on these units booting to a second screen (which i did test, and the second monitor does indicate a signal). None of the solutions on those threads have given positive results.   Basically, I've run out of options and am looking for some suggestions. The only thing that shows up on the display at anytime is the small blue novo menu when the button is pressed (normal start up, bios setup, boot menu, system recovery - all of which just leave a black screen). Thanks.

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hi i just bought a used laptop on fb. it was running sluggish so i did a windows 10 recovery and decieded to install lenovo updates. upon installing the bios update to 3rcn28ww, everything finished then it went into bios. it sees the sd drive but wont boot into windows 10. i need help. 

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My computer is currently updating to the newest BIOS on my Yoga 730. Does anyone know what is different about this BIOS?

A:What’s New In Lenovo Yoga 730 BIOS update?

You were not very specific on which model Yoga 730 you have.  Below is the readme file for Yoga 730-13IKB.  If its a different model go to your models download page and you can see the BIOS download page with readme files.
 
https://pcsupport.lenovo.com/us/en/products/laptops-and-netbooks/yoga-series/yoga-730-13ikb/download...
 
https://download.lenovo.com/consumer/mobiles/7lcn24ww.txt

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Hello, I have a lenovo yoga 500 for about a week now.In this week, the screen turned black twice.When it happened i couldn't do anything untill I press the on button and turn off the computer. Thank you. 

A:Lenovo yoga 500 - black screen

I have the same problem too, been trying to look for a solution online, can't seem to find one 

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Whenever i lean my Yoga 920 at the center (so all the pressure is focused at top-center), instead of the gums at the four corners, my computer screen blacks out until I remove the pressure. It's a really uncommon way to lean the computer, but I was asking myself if this is a worrying problem. Perhaps, by repeatedly pressuring that point when I might keep the laptop on my laps or when I carry it in a bag it could worsen that problem even more.    

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Trying to boot up my laptops this morning and it's successfully boot up till login menu then when i plug in the AC it's just turn to black screen.I tried shutting it down completely with holding the power button. Now with or without the adaptop, it's just black screen with keyboard light on and fan working sound. Tried the bios button but still black screen with keyboard lights on functional. Help???? 

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Hi guys,I just got this laptop recently this year and it's only been a few months and I have this problem which occurred today.i turned on my laptop, everything was normal and suddendly the screen started having white flashes and then blacked out. Everytime I start the laptop now the lights turn, caps lock light is on and for a few seconds I can see on my screen Lenovo but in an extremely low brightness for a few seconds and then black screen again.ive tried putting up the brightness, tried a few ideas people were having with other laptops but nothing seems to be working. Please help really urgent!Thays all I'm getting as you can see in the photo.Thank you!


























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Trying to boot up my laptops this morning and it's successfully boot up till login menu then when i plug in the AC it's just turn to black screen.I tried shutting it down completely with holding the power button. Now with or without the adaptop, it's just black screen with keyboard light on and fan working sound. Tried the bios button but still black screen with keyboard lights on functional. Help???? 

A:Lenovo Yoga 3 black screen

Hello DennyLarsonThanks for using the Lenovo forums.Sounds like something may have potentially got fried perhaps.
 
Try a static discharge for this, it may help to resolve the issue or at least get rid of any built up static on the motherboard.(If the battery is internal, please just skip the remove/replace battery steps.)1. Turn the unit off2. Remove the battery and the Mains adapter3. Press and hold the front power button for 30 seconds4. Replace the battery and the Mains adapter5. Turn the unit on as normal
 If these steps do not work I would recommend, that you call your local Lenovo support line for a possible service. Below is the link to the phone list where you can find these numbers
 
Hope this helps, let us know how you get on.==================================================================================Did someone help you today? Thank them with a Kudo! If you find a post helpful and it answers your question, please mark it as an "Accepted Solution"!
 
This will help the rest of the Community with similar issues identify the verified solution and benefit from it.

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Hello everyone. Problem :Everytime i press the power button wether it's charged or not. The Laptop will remain black screen with keyboard lights up and a little fan working noise. Once i tried to drain all the battery and it's work !! but the next time i shutdown it and try to open it again. It happen again.can someone help me please ??My laptop is still under warranty and there's sealed warranty on the back of the case in the center of the screw placeso i think i'm unable to open it all..

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Is there anything I can do to solve this problem, its reoccuring everytime and getting on my nerves frankly. Ive tried the new update to fix this problem but it didnt fix it. Can anyone please help me out!

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Hi guys,I just got this laptop recently this year and it's only been a few months and I have this problem which occurred today.i turned on my laptop, everything was normal and suddendly the screen started having white flashes and then blacked out. Everytime I start the laptop now the lights turn, caps lock light is on and for a few seconds I can see on my screen Lenovo but in an extremely low brightness for a few seconds and then black screen again.ive tried putting up the brightness, tried a few ideas people were having with other laptops but nothing seems to be working. Please help really urgent!Thays all I'm getting as you can see in the photo.Thank you!


























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A:Lenovo yoga 211 black screen

Hi Farazd5292 , 
 
Welcome to the Community Forums.
 
How was the display connecting it on the external monitor?
Is the display dim even on the BIOS screen?
 
Dim screen in BIOS with external monitor ok isolates the issue to the LCD panel lightning.
Call in technical support for hardware issue specially if the display goes out along with the Power LED.
 
Hope this help answer your query.
Update us how it goes.
 
Regards

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Hello all, I have a Yoga 900-13isk that is having screen issues.  The laptop will turn on and the backlight is on.  However, the display will only work if apply pressure on the top of the screen gently.  Does this mean I need a new display?  It would be nice if there was an easier solution than having to spend $350.  I am able to log into my computer and do anything I want, I just have to push down on the top of the screen.  

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As it says in the subject: my laptop screen keeps going dark for a second or two while in use (and plugged in). It's not going to sleep or shutting down; any music playing doesn't cut out, and when the black screen goes away I'm still logged in and my programs are all up and running as they were before the flicker. Last night while running on battery, it shut down on 18% power and wouldn't switch back on for almost an hour, even while plugged in. I don't know if that was the start of the problem; the black flicker started happening today. I think it's happened three or four times today. I only bought the computer three months ago and it's definitely not experienced any knocking around or anything.  Can anyone tell me what's wrong and how to fix it? 

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Hi guys,I just got this laptop recently this year and it's only been a few months and I have this problem which occurred today.i turned on my laptop, everything was normal and suddendly the screen started having white flashes and then blacked out. Everytime I start the laptop now the lights turn, caps lock light is on and for a few seconds I can see on my screen Lenovo but in an extremely low brightness for a few seconds and then black screen again.ive tried putting up the brightness, tried a few ideas people were having with other laptops but nothing seems to be working. Please help really urgent!Thays all I'm getting as you can see in the photo.Thank you!


























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Hi, My Yoga crashed yesterday after discarding some changes before exiting my bios and now it won't boot. The keyboard lights up but the display won't. After browsing the forum I've learned that it might be possible to boot in some form of recovery by pressing FN+R and reflashing the bios from a memory stick.  https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/Lenovo-U-and-S-Series-Notebooks/Bios-Recovery-For-ideapad-laptops/td-p/... The guide talks about a .wph file but I can't unpack the bios exe on my desktop because , well, it's not the corect mainboard.  Can someone please extract this bios http://support.lenovo.com/downloads/ds035004 and upload the resulting files? Thank you.  

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Hello, I have Lenovo Yoga 720LKB 15 inch version. After screen flickering problem I updated last bios version (4MCN28WW(V2.00)and windows updates. Also all of Intel HD graphics settings are in balanced mode (Charging and battery mode included). Downloaded Lenovo Vantage but cant see any options for this. Closed any apps like Steam etc on background. But battery life is still decreasing dramatically like %1 percent in a minute.  How can i fix that?  Thank you.

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Hello all, Whenever my fingers are on the keyboard, touchpad, screen, or surface of the keyboard, the screen blacks out completely. Every time light pressure is added, even a gentle tap, the screen blacks out. Music continues to play on the laptop even when the screen is black, and if I'm typing, all of the text that I entered while the screen is black remains. Occasionally, by applying pressure to either the bottom left or right corners of the keyboard surface, the screen remains. But even so, slight changes to my hand positions are enough to make the screen black out again.I recently sent in my laptop to Lenovo repair services due to a wifi connection-related problem, but I don't think this could be connected in any way. If anyone has experienced this before or is aware of how to fix the problem, it would be much appreciated. Thank you!

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A few weeks ago I bought a Lenovo Yoga 2 pro notebook and Im very happy with it theres just one thing.. After some time of working (it doesnt matter what you do) the sreen turns dark and starts to flicker. when you move the couror via the touchpad you can stop it for a few seconds but as soon as you sto moving it it starts again. After about half a minute everything is over and its like it had never happened. Has anybody an idea what i could do? Thanks a lot!

A:Lenovo Yoga 2 Pro black and flickering screen

That periodical 5 - 30 seconds black flickering screen has tormented me on my Y2P ever since I upgraded to Windows 10. Just today in a Yoga 2 Pro tips discussion I read that the solution may be to disable Panel Self-Refresh in the Intel HD Graphics Control Panel (Power -> On Battery). Too soon for me to tell if it works but I have my fingers crossed.

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YOGA 900-13ISK2 SEPN: 80UEBIOS: 2UCN6WW16 GB RAM / I7-6560 / WIN 10 x64 Home    I got my new Yoga 900 few weeks ago and ever since it's been randomly freezing. The laptop is with this problem from day one and without any additional software installed. There's no error message or anything, it just freeze or flickering and than freezes completely without a BSOD and the only way to use it again is to shut it off and turn it back on. The freeze looks strange: black screen, any sounds playing would either stop or repeat indefinitely and the fan noise high. The LED backlight is on, but completely black display. I had to shut down my computer by pressing the power key and then restarting again. There is no clear error massage in Event log: ?Audit events have been dropped by the transport. 0? and ?Unexpected shutdown?. For some reason, it's much more frequent on battery power and almost non-existant on AC power and High Performance Power Options. But whit this solution the battery life is highly impacted and the fan noise is high, which makes no sense for this notebook class!!!!Action taken:Windows 10 Home ? Updated;BIOS ? 2UCN06WW - newer than this on Lenovo Support website 2UCN05WW. Not possible to update;Drivers Updated from Lenovo Support website. - went better.Lenovo Solution Center / Lenovo Companion ? Comprehensive test? Test OK;Windows Clean bootAfter recomendations from Lenovo Support, Factory reset performed with default wi... Read more

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Hi, I am join the Lenovo forums to seek assitance with an issue with my Thinkpad Yoga 14. I recently purchased the notenook from Best Buy and it has been great.  But there's an intermitten issue with the screen going black. My theory was that the ambient light sensor is what tells the laptop it's closed, and it was getting obscured, causing my screen to turn off. This issue occurs when I am using it in tablet mode and during the process of the folding the screen back. The screen is fine in laptop mode, unless I adjust the angle of the screen.  So it seems every time I place my hand on the screen to draw, or fold the hinge, the screen will turn black. I have taken the following steps:-Updated Windows and all my Lenovo Apps.-Changing power options to 'Do Nothing' when lid closes.  Does anyone else have this issue? I am hoping this is not a hardware issue   Thanks everyone.  

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Hello forum  I have the lenovo yoga 500, 2in1 with touch and with a built in battery. I have had the computer for 4months. Today my computer showed the blue screen with the message of running into a problem (i cant recall the correct wording). After that it just went black on screen but it hasnt recovered. The battery is full and i can hear the fan or hardrive running with the battery indicator on. I have long pressed the power button to reboot and it remains black after l switch on. The keyboard lights up for a few seconds. Kindly assist me. Im a student and im panicking coz of my assignments and reading material that are there. I need help like yesterday.   Kind Regards  Tat

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Hi guys, My first message here and unfortunately, it's not for the coolest reason.I have a Yoga 500-14 IHW that works perfectly well when plugged, but I noticed a few days ago that as soon as I unplugged it from the USB type power port, the screen suddenly turns black. I thought it was a question of brightness, drivers, windows power plan, etc. I have also tried all the solutions here (https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/forums/v3_1/forumtopicpage/board-id/ll06_en/page/6/thread-id/28087), without success once again.One thing that I noticed and that bothers me a lot is the fact that once it is unplugged, if I try to power on the laptop, the screen is black and no Lenovo spash screen appears. The computer is working, the lights are on, I can hear the fans of the graphics card, but no screen. And of course, as soon as I plug in the power cable, the screen lights up and I'm in front of the Windows login page. If I want to access the BIOS, I can only do so once it is plugged. If I want to start from a live cd, I can only do it once plugged.All of this leads me to think that my laptop screen is broken and no longer works when it is unplugged. Is it a battery problem? The battery is at 100% right now, but is there perhaps a more specific test to be done on the battery?I'm waiting for good ideas to check what else is going on. Otherwise, do you confirm that I will have to return the computer in warranty?Thank you very much,Jed13 

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So yesterday i bought this lenovo yoga 520, the second time i turn this laptop on after the logon screen only black screen showed up for about 5 minutes. It is quite annoying, is there any way to fix that?

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So I recently came to South Korea to teach and my computer was working fine. i have two lenovo yoga series computer, one being the 2 and one being the 3 pro. The 3 pro I literally have used maybe 12 times. I bought it a while back but it was not convenient for the size at that time so I kept using my smaller once. So it is pretty much brand new. It booted up, it was charged, I was able to log on, then suddenly it went black and I have not been able to get a screen since then. I've never dropped it, I've barely put anything on it, it was working fine two days beforehand, then boom, nothing. I can't hear the fan going on it either, but then again, I never really noticed a fan noise in the beginning, either. I let it die on its own hoping maybe that would work.I charged it fully as well.I tried the 'press the power button so-and-so times for this' to try to hard-restart or something of the like.I know I have power because the light comes on, and I am able to make the lighting behind the keyboard come on and off. The screen is the only problem at this point. Since I just moved to Korea, I am obviously not fluent. I had my coteacher call Lenovo Korea for me and they said my computer wasn't covered under Korean Warranty, but from what I read it is. It doesn't end until January of 2017 either.So I'm at a loss. I can't speak fluent Korean so I can't call myself, and I can't put in for a callback. I may have my parents call the USA number, but then I'd have to ship... Read more

A:Lenovo Yoga Pro 3 - Black screen, no fan, but powe...

Hello Kitsumiya,I guess I also had this problem on my lenovo yoga 3-1470 before, but I am not so sure about it. There was once when I power on my lenovo yoga 3-1470, it went black screen, and I thought my lenovo yoga 3-1470 screen has spoilt. I tried restarting the system over and over by pressing the power on button. But when I put the screen under the light, I could see a very faint message box, asking me to restart. My lenovo yoga 3-1470 was touch-screen, hence I touch restart, and the screen came back normal again.This is not the solution to your problem, but I am just enquring on whether are you facing the same problem as me. If it persists, I guess you would have to send it for fixing, or look around for other solutions.  Regards, Federick

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Hello,
here is my concern:
I have a lenovo yoga 2 13 when I press on power the keyboard turns on the fan turns then everything stops
the fan and the keyboard are off, screen remains black
I put the pasta thermal, but still worry,
if you can help me
thank you in advance .
 
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bonjour,
voila mon souci :
j'ais un lenovo yoga 2 13 quand j'appuis sur power le clavier s'allume le ventilo tourne puis tout s'arrete
le ventilo et le clavier s'tteind ,ecran reste noir
j'ais remis de la pates thermique, mais toujours meme souci ,
si vous pouvez m'aid 
merci d'avance .
 
 
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Hello,
here is my concern:
I have a lenovo yoga 2 13 when I press on power the keyboard turns on the fan turns then everything stops
the fan and the keyboard are off, screen remains black
I put the pasta thermal, but still worry,
if you can help me
thank you in advance .
 
Translated from Google
 
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bonjour,
voila mon souci :
j'ais un lenovo yoga 2 13 quand j'appuis sur power le clavier s'allume le ventilo tourne puis tout s'arrete
le ventilo et le clavier s'tteind ,ecran reste noir
j'ais remis de la pates thermique, mais toujours meme souci ,
si vous pouvez m'aid 
merci d'avance .
 
 
Moderator edit: French is not officially supported, please, keep the content in English here. Subject edited.
 

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