Over 1 million tech questions and answers.

Lenovo Ideapad 510-15IKB

Q: Lenovo Ideapad 510-15IKB

Hi,How can I turn on the backlight on the keyboard? Or does it have backlight at all? On some pages it says there is backlight, on other pages it does not say anything. Confused!

Read other answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 200
Preferred Solution: Lenovo Ideapad 510-15IKB

I recommend downloading and running Reimage. It's a computer repair tool that has been proven to identify and fix many Windows problems with a high level of success.

I've used it in the past to identify and fix everything from blue screens (BSOD's), ActiveX errors, corrupt files and processes, dll/exe/sys errors, recover lost memory, Windows update problems, defragging, malware removal etc.

You can download it direct from this link http://downloadreimage.com/download.php. (This link will automatically start a download of Reimage that you can save to your computer.)

RELEVANCY SCORE 85.2

Hello!I bought the leptop Ideapad 310 - 15 ikb, and it came with another graphics card (GTX 920MX), and when i try to play games it says to me that i am running the game on the intel graphics card.How do i change it?I installed Nvidia's drivers already.

Read other answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 85.2

hello!my airplan mode keyboard button dosent work.whats the problem?

Read other answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 85.2

Hi, I recently bought an ideapad 310 and I've been trying to connect it to my TV using the VGA connection without success. As soon as I plug the cable in to the PC port the screen freezes and showing only the desktop. Any open window cannot be accessed and even though I can bring up the start menu I cannot launch any program and see it (the program runs but I cannot see it). The HDMI connection works well. Has anybody had the same problem? Can it be a display setting set wrong? Please advise.Many thanks in advance.

Read other answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 84.4

Hello Lenovo Cummunity i am new herei just baught Lenovo Ideapad 310 15IKB (i5 7200u,8gb ddr4,2gb Nvidia)i just want to know that will this laptop support ddr3 ram coz i have a 4gb ddr3 ram?

Read other answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 84.4

Hey Lenovo I have til Ideapad 310-15ikb, it came with windows 10. but have have to run windows 7 32 bit because of some programs I shall use only support windows 7 32 bit.the problem is that, I can't finde any USB driver for the laptop.So at the time I can't usb any of the usb ports nomatter if it is usb 2.0 or 3.0.Or the driver for the onboard intel 620 gfx card. Rasmus

Read other answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 84.4

HiI cant find the right charger for the Ideapad 310. Does anyone have a link to the right one? When I ordered I got this big USB charger thing. I need a reaaly small round charger that fits my computer

Read other answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 84.4

Hi, I want to give my CPU more GHZ now it's only on 2.7 (which is the default option) and i want to put on 3 or somewhere in there.How do I do it?

Read other answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 84.4

Hi I am looking to upgrade the RAM on my Lenovo Ideapad 510-15IKB Laptop of model type - 80SV00FEIH. It currently has 8 GB DDR4 RAM and I was wondering what the max capacity is? Also, how many slots are available and among them, are any free? And to upgrade RAM, by opening the back of the laptop, will my warranty be voided? Sorry if this has already been answered. Thanks Sidzzz

Read other answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 84.4

Hey, I hope I'm in the right place I try to install windows 7 on my lenovo ideaPad 310-15ikb I burn the windows to usb but I dont see the usb in the boot menu I check the usb with my other lenovo (g50) and there it recognize it in the boot menu What can cause the problem and how can I fix it?

Read other answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 84.4

Hey, I hope I'm in the right placeI try to install windows 7 on my lenovo ideaPad 310-15ikbI burn the windows to usb but I dont see the usb in the boot menuI check the usb with my other lenovo (g50) and there it recognize it in the boot menuWhat can cause the problem and how can I fix it?

Read other answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 83.2

Hello everyone, I changed the UEFI settings in the BIOS and can not run windows and get into bios(black screen, and nothing happens). Is it possible to install the BIOS from Bootable CD ? i have found only .exe file in the drivers page. Now bios version is: 2wcn21ww  Regards,Peter

A:Lenovo ideapad 310 -15IKB BIOS INSTALLATION

Your BIOS is only updateable through the windows platform.Are you stating that you can not get into the BIOS settings?  Page 27 of the user guide shows how to access BIOS setup, using the Novo button, from a POWERED DOWN machine.https://download.lenovo.com/ibmdl/pub/pc/pccbbs/mobiles_pdf/v310_14isk-15isk_ug_en.pdf

Read other 2 answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 83.2

Hello everyone, I changed the UEFI settings in the BIOS and can not run windows and get into bios(black screen, and nothing happens). Is it possible to install the BIOS from Bootable CD ? i have found only .exe file in the drivers page. Now bios version is: 2wcn21ww  Regards,Peter

Read other answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 83.2

As you know that the keyboard in this laptop is different the rshift is after the arrows which is never the case in any laptops...Hence I'm not able to find a keyboard guard for it...Could anyone please lemme know where I can find oneI don't want universal since it blurs the keys


























IMG_20170415_143318625.jpg ?1328 KB

Read other answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 83.2

Hello, I noticed this afternoon that the battery indicator in the system tray was at less than full and the status message reads "95% - Plugged in, not charging." This was not the case previously, and I haven't changed any battery or system settings that would affect this. I've only owned the computer for about a month or two and I'm concerned that there may be a problem with the battery. I looked up this issue online and attempted to uninstall and reinstall the driver that affects battery control in System Settings, but there was no change to this behaviour. Is there a way to test if the battery is damaged? What other problems could I be having that would produce this effect?

Read other answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 83.2

Hi, I bought a new Lenovo ideapad 510-15IKB about a month ago. It has windows 10. When I click on camera app it says "we can't find your camera. Check to be sure it's connected and installed properly, that it isn't being blocked by antivirus software, and that your camera drivers are up-to-date. If you need it, here's the error code: 0xA00F4244(0xC00D36D5). I have first disabled my antivirus and tried, but that didn't work. 'I checked device manager and there I couldn't see "Imaging devices" under which camera should show up as far as I know. Then I installed the camera driver here[1] and restarted the laptop but still camera app wouldn't work and camera wasn't there under device manager. Any help to get this issue resolved would be appreciated.  [1] http://pcsupport.lenovo.com/lk/en/products/Laptops-and-netbooks/500-Series/510-15IKB/downloads Thanks,Devni

Read other answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 83.2

Hello! I recently bought a Lenovo IdeaPad 310 15ikb!Just wondering if OneKey Optimizer would work with this laptop?Even with the dust cleaning-function?   Thanks 

Read other answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 83.2

Hi, I have a brand new Ideapad 310 touch-15ikb. wifi-speeds are crazy low. ethernet speeds are about 55mbps download/70mbps upload, WIFI SPEEDS 5mpbs download/40mbps upload.upgraded the wifi driver, and updated to the latest windows 10 and everything, could not figure out what is wrong. Run Lenovo diagnostics for wireless, showing everything OK.  I m literally sitting next to the router, but not working. on my other devices such as iphone, and ipad i have up to 45mbps wifi speeds. Thank you very much.

Read other answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 83.2

I have a problem in the touchpad, it doesn't work at all, (doesn't appear in device manager and the pointer disappears when i unplug the USB mouse) I tried all methods, the fn +f6, updated Bios, updated Drivers, re-installed Windows, even I made a test with a Linux live CD and everything worked except the touchpad. In BIOS there isn't any options regarding the touchpad as wellI was wondering if there is something needed to be enabled in firmware? I wonder. what can I do at this point, I am using an external USB mouse, but I need the touchpad to be working as well.* the laptop is new, there is no physical damage at all  

Read other answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 83.2

Hello every bodyTwo days ago I bought new laptop (510-15IKB Laptop (ideapad)) but I have many problems.I installed windows 10 pro downloaded form microsoft website.1- Battery life is only 2 hours without any multimedia working just internet and programs installation.2- on dark background or black screen there is a white light at the right bottom corner and top corner.3- if I change the the screen contrast using windows 10 method when contrast go down there is a smooth light vibrations.4- wireless disconnecets many times.   By the way how long should laptop work on Battery?Thank you

Read other answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 83.2

Hi friends. I am using Lenovo Ideapad 310-15IKB running on Windows 10 64-bit, Anniversary Update. Lately, I got a BIOS update through? Companion app which said "System is not UEFI", since I was using Legacy mode. So I converted my disc from MBR to GPT using AOMEI Partition Assistant Professional software. But after converting I noticed that some of the hotkeys like airplane mode, disable mic, disable camera, disable touchpad are not working (Disable toucpad did work, but the disabled icon wasn't displayed). So then I reverted back to Legacy mode using same software. But still it didn't work. I tried reinstalling all the drivers from the Lenovo support website. But still it didn't work. Is there any solution for this problem? Some keys like volume and brightness still work.

Read other answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 83.2

Hi, I just got my ideapad 210 today and was wondering if it is possible to get a regular laptop charger for it. The one supllied with the machine is very short and the powerpack unit attached to the plug is incredibly bulky. Very poor design feature. I have looked online and can only find similar power supply units.I have had issues with 3rd party power supplies in the past and I was wondering if Lenovo produce a more 'old fashioned' but useful power cable?

Read other answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 83.2

Hello All, I'm trying to find the software to run anti-dust on my laptop Lenovo ideapad 310-15IKB, downloaded Lenovo settings, however, cannot see such option there, with previous model I had this option in the Power Management module, however for Win 10 cannot see this app, any idea where Lenovo hid it?

Read other answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 83.2

i bought a new lenovo ideapad 310 15ikb i7 with 8 gb ram and gtx 920 from only 3 days agothe problem is my old laptop with i5 4th 4gb ram have good performance more than the lenovo 310i'm disapponted with it's performancechrome take more than 7 sec to work photoshop takes more than 35 sec to worki fix the 100% disk problem at task mangeri tried new windows versionfast boot settingand more tips to fix the poor performancei can't solve itthanks

Read other answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 82.4

I bought this laptop on 03/16/2017.Lenovo site the weight of this laptop mentioned as 2.2kg.but, While receiving in the packing box its mentioned as 2.83kg. May i know the difference?  Thanks in advance

Read other answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 82.4

I recently bought a Lenovo Ideapad 310 about a month ago, shortly after installing all reccomended updates on the Lenovo companion app, including reccomended BIOS and Windows 10 updates my laptop has started getting semi random freezes. When a freeze occurs the entire system locks up, the sound makes a very short interval constant loop, and I have to preform a full reboot. It seems to happen more frequently when playing certain games (CSGO, Left 4 Dead 2) Less frequently when playing less demanding games (Starbound, Minecraft) however sometimes it feels like it can happen at any time as it has happened a few times just browsing the internet or once while idle and downloading something in the background.Sometimes I can tell when it's about to happen. In the case where the computer is about to freeze while playing CSGO I lose connection to the server, the game tell's me it's attempting to reconnect, every time I see this the computer goes into the freeze 5-10 seconds later, This morning I was fast enough to alt tab before the freeze and noticed that my laptop said it was still connected to the internet just before it then froze and I had to reboot I have no idea what could possibly be causing this but wanted to know what my options are or wether anybody else was experiencing similar constant and seemingly random freezes

Read other answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 82.4

I have a new lenovo Ideapad 310-15IKB,i have noticed that the battery loses charge even i'm not using the laptop in two days from 100% to 30%  any help ? thanks 

Read other answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 82.4

I try to connect an external display to my laptop and it can't detect it.How do i fix it?(i have all the Nvidia drivers and the external screen is working)

Read other answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 82.4

I've recently bought a brand new lenovo Ideapad 510 15IKB MTM is 80SV001PIH. Since last few days I'm facing issue with battery. I plugged in my machine at a charge level of 96%. After half an hour I noticed that still the battery level is 96% . When I put the pointer on battery guage, it's showed that "Plugged in, not charging". In my laptop battery is not removable, so I can't try removing the battery and putting it back again. I've restarted my machine many times but still the situation is same.


























battery issue.png ?19 KB

Read other answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 82.4

Greetings, Lenovo!Is there for this model Lenovo Energy management utility? 

Read other answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 81.6

i have anew idepad 310-15ikb from 10 daysi found that battery since first time it work ..it  work 2 hours on balanced modeand 1 hour and 20 minute on high performance activity was on just browsing internet Battery reportBattery reportCOMPUTER NAMEAHMED-PCSYSTEM PRODUCT NAMELENOVO 80TVBIOS3JCN21WW 09/23/2016OS BUILD10240.16384.amd64fre.th1.150709-1700PLATFORM ROLEMobileCONNECTED STANDBYNot supportedREPORT TIME2017-06-11 11:25:50Installed batteriesInformation about each currently installed battery BATTERY 1NAMEL15S2TB0MANUFACTURERSANYOSERIAL NUMBER3249CHEMISTRYLIONDESIGN CAPACITY30,000 mWhFULL CHARGE CAPACITY30,590 mWhCYCLE COUNT-                                                                                                                                            &nbs... Read more

Read other answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 81.6

So i have lenovo ideapad 510, i recently changed hdd to ssd and was going to install Windows 7 on it, however i cannot proceed as windows 7 require Sata driver. Which drive can i use to finish this installation?Anyone?

Read other answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 79.2

Hello,My screen on my 2 days old LENOVO has a yellow tint and i am trying to update BIOS from the lenovo website, however I get this message: mount the efi system partition fail.Can anyone help please?

Read other answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 63.6

hii've got this laptop a few days ago and everythings works fine except a disturbing cpu fan policyit's constantly running even when i leave it idle for a long time and nothing is using cpu (temps hovering around 30!! and fan is running forever!!)my question and request is why there isn't any option or tool or bios setting to adjust cpu fan policy??beside a constant noise (it is not very loud though but audible) it can wear out cpu fan because my laptop is runnig about 15-16 hours per day and i dont play game or run heavy load softwares and i'll appreciate a more silent cpu fan policy

Read other answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 63.6

Beim Versuch das Display zu Projezieren bricht es mit einer Fehlermeldung ab.

Read other answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 63.6

Hi guys,I bought a new 510-15IKB (i5-7200U type). It came with DOS, I installed win10 and configured everything, installed drivers etc. My problem is the fan, it keeps working constantly in idle, even on battery, on battery saver mode, so it just totally neglects the energy management settings (passive cooling, etc.) and CPU temps (34 Celsius and the fan keeps working).The fan is working in its lowest state (maybe, never heard it be quieter), so the problem is not a loud fan, rather that the fan never turns off during idle. I'm an IT guy, I know how to make things work etc, but this just can't be solved by me.What I tried:- Restart etc.- Reinstall drivers from support page downloads- Install newest drivers from parts manufacturers (intel etc.)- Set different energy management settings- Updated UEFI to newest version (3JCN23WW)- updated win10 totally- ran malwarebytes anti-malware and kaspersky internet security 2017, both finished without finding anything- restarted with discrete graphics turned off in uefi- restarted with fast boot turned off in uefi- even tried it using an Ubuntu live session and it is the same And there is a strange buzzing sound on movement if it is perpendicular to the surface of the fan, it's really quiet, but happens on smaller movements too, and it even happened once while the laptop was completely still on the table. This part of my problem might be totally normal, so my bigger problem is with it not turning off.It seems like a UEFI problem... Read more

A:Ideapad 510-15IKB fan never idling

Tried reflashing the same BIOS but it did not help anything (as I tought it wouldn't).Moreover, the fan made the buzzing sound again, I could make it go away by tilting the whole laptop 90 degrees back to vertical position and then to horizontal.

Read other 2 answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 63.6

Gets louder when the CPU % in task manager goes up, even on idle its still feels too noisy. i've tried updating from the lenovo companion app but did nothingSeen many posts on this already wondering if there will be an update soon. 

Read other answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 63.6

fan always on high until cpu used 0%. i've updated last bios and still have the same problem

Read other answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 63.6

Just brought brand new  ideapad 310 15IKB, customized it and replace 1tb SATA with 512 SSD. After getting home, I charged it for two and half hours for electrons to wake up. After this when I hit power button laptop doesn't start, nothing powers up up except power led get lit for 2-4 seconds then it also fades away. Total black out. Please help. Suggestions are much appreciated. 

Read other answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 63.6

hi everyoneI have a simple question can i install windows 7 on my ideapad 310-15IKB? and where can i get all drivers from? or at least the most important ones?Cause i looked all over the web and can't find a simple answer.Thank you.

Read other answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 62.8

Hello friends,I bought a Lenovo notebook a couple of days ago and installed a Sandisk SSD replacing the original 1 TB Western Digital harddisk. I installed Windows 10 and then from the Lenovo webpage i installed the required drivers etc. And with the first restart the system did not boot and poped out a epairing disc notification. But no matter what i tried disc was not repaired.Anyway i reinstalled windows 10 and after installing the drivers once again the same thing happened. I suspect intel rapid storage drivers are causing this. But have not done any trial and error attempt yet. Any of you faced such an issue ? Thank you 

Read other answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 62.8

I was considering getting a Lenova IdeaPad 510-15IKB. It has just the features I was looking for and a couple extra. After checking a full on review of this laptop, I am still convinced it is the one for me but I do have just a wee bit of reservation. The review noted a weakness in the WIFI card provided by Realtek as being "surprisingly slow".  So I wonder, how much trouble would it be to just upgrade the wifi card after buying this laptop. Well the answer turns out to be, it may be difficult or impossible to upgrade the wifi. So here I am looking for some help. Is the wifi card upgradable? If so what cards are compatible and can they be installed after the purchase? And perhaps the most important question, is my concern about this "slow" wifi legitimate?
 
Mod's Edit: System model added to the front of Subject line to improve visibility / clarity.
 

A:IdeaPad 510-15IKB - Pre-purchase support

Hi pdflier,
 
Thanks for posting and welcome to the forum!
 
I would refer the hardware manual for that device, see page 35 and then from page 61 for parts available.
 
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.
 
Mod's Edit: System model added to the front of Subject line to improve visibility / clarity.
 

Read other 1 answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 62.8

I just accidentally noticed this. The screen actually flexes back when applied with enough force applied, but will return to it's normal position once the applied pressure is removed. Im not an expert on Laptops, but is this normal, given the structure and materials used esp. for that plastic edge of the screen? Forgive the newbie question.Thank you.


























IMAG0249_1494751769269.jpg ?4084 KB

Read other answers