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Q: lenovo z580 touchpad is going crazy when chargers plugged in. HeeLP

i just bought lenovo z580 from 2 days ago.the problem is when i plugged in the charger the touch pad going crazy and works in correct.when pull the charger out and working on battary>the touch pad works normaly and correctly>this case happend in my house then i took the lap to the seller and the surprise the touch pad works normaly when charger plugged in and i also tried it in my friend's house it works normaly...........this case only happend in my house>>>>>the question is the electricity play a part of this situation???? plz any one reply me cause i'm realy going crazZZzy













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I recommend downloading and running DAP. It can help sort out any driver and firmware related issues on your system

It's worked out well for many of us in the past.

You can download it direct from this link http://downloaddap.org. (This link will open the download page of DAP so you can save a copy to your computer.)

A: lenovo z580 touchpad is going crazy when chargers plugged in. HeeLP

hi kimo_land,

Welcome to the Lenovo Forums.

Can you try to:

1. Make sure you use the original 65W 20V/3.25A or 90W 20V4.5A AC adapter that came with the unit.

2. Plug the AC adapter in another wall outlet in your house (preferrably another side of the house) - if this works, the original wall outlet that you used before when you got the issue may not be properly grounded.

3. Perform a power drain by:a turning the PC OFF. Remove the battery & AC adapter then hold the power button for 30secs. When done, reinsert the AC adapter and battery then boot into the BIOS by pressing F2. When inside the BIOS, press F9 to reset default settings and press F10 to save and exit.

4. Update the Touchpad Driver below:

Synaptics Touchpad Driver Touchpad Driver (Synaptics, Cypress)
Windows 8 32bit / 64bit Windows 8 32bit / 64bit
0mtp05w8.exe 0mtp15ww.exe90.5MB 243MB



Let me know your findings

Cheers

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Hello, I have been using Windows 10 on my lenovo ideapad z580 for some time and everything worked fine but yesterday after restarting the laptop the keyboard and touchpad are not working at all. I tried to run automatic update in Device Manager for both (Standard PS/2 keyboard, and synaptics SMBus touchpad) but it is saying that there are already installed the right drivers. I also tried to uninstall them and restart the laptop but it did not work. Maybe I need to install them manually, but are there any drivers for Windows 10? Thank you

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I fail to understand why on a laptop (which has no touchscreen) why you would want to have the swipe gestures?

Surely most folks don't look at the touchpad in use, so it is often that one starts off to the right (especially when the pad is off centre), and it is natural to move to the left to find where one wants to start - hey presto the charms bar opens, and if you're not carefull all sorts of events occur which you really don't want.

Any way on my Lenovo Z580 with synaptics 8.1 we have the worst of both worlds - there is no easy option in the Synaptics settings to turn off the gestures, so the option is to do registry editing to the key TouchPadPS2_3 - I have amended the Active Type dwords from 2 to 0. However there is a side effect of this.

When booting, there is now a delay till the process finishes - we now get blue circular processes next to the pointer for approx 40 seconds.

Does anyone know what other edits we need to make to remove this delay?

Here is the registry for the right edgepull:

[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Synaptics\SynTPEnh\ZoneConfig\TouchPadPS2_3\Right Edge Pull]
"ConfigFlags"=dword:000e0141
"PalmCheckFlags"=dword:00000000
"ConfigFlagsEx"=dword:00040640
"LoXRel"=dword:ffffc568
"HiXRel"=dword:00000000
"LoYRel"=dword:00001388
"HiYRel"=dword:ffffec78
"LoXFlags"=dword:0000000a
"HiXFlags"=dword:00000010
"LoYFlags"=dword:00000004
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I have X201 and turned off edge swipes like this from control panel > Mouse > Touchpad Setting. Does this work for you? I've included registry also but didn't change it. When I change the enable swipes it changes ConfigFlags DWORD from 141 (on, like you) to 140 (off like me).

Touchpad Edge Swipes - Enable or Disable in Windows 8

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Greetings everyone! Here is the problem, sadly, i am not the only one that has it- So, i have this perfect z580 ideapad which got a BIOS update before few years... and it started running slow, and some other problems appeared. So i want my old BIOS back. The new one is the 5FCN95WW... but sadly i have no backup of the old BIOS, i think it is 5FCN34 or 35WW. I saw tons of information around the internet, many posts here in the Lenovo forums, i've downloaded countless files, used many programs, even backed up my own BIOS and nothing. I haven't seen even 1 solution from point A to point B for "How to backup and then flashback to the old bios again if needed", so please, tell me what can i do.1: How can i obtain a file of the old good original BIOS 2: I have 2 Lenovo z580 laptops and just one of them is with the new BIOS, the other one has the old BIOS - can i somehow make a file of the old BIOS, transfer it to the other laptop and then flash back to it. Thank you in advance, i hope to see a good answer these days, which will save me much troubles.

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Greetings everyone! 
Here is the problem, sadly, i am not the only one that has it- So, i have this perfect z580 ideapad which got a BIOS update before few years... and it started running slow, and some other problems appeared. So i want my old BIOS back. The new one is the 5FCN95WW... but sadly i have no backup of the old BIOS, i think it is 5FCN34 or 35WW. I saw tons of information around the internet, many posts here in the Lenovo forums, i've downloaded countless files, used many programs, even backed up my own BIOS and nothing. 
I haven't seen even 1 solution from point A to point B for "How to backup and then flashback to the old bios again if needed", so please, tell me what can i do.
1: How can i obtain a file of the old good original BIOS 
2: I have 2 Lenovo z580 laptops and just one of them is with the new BIOS, the other one has the old BIOS - can i somehow make a file of the old BIOS, transfer it to the other laptop and then flash back to it.
 
Thank you in advance, i hope to see a good answer these days, which will save me much troubles.
 
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Hello, I have been using this laptop for 2 weeks and I noticed only one problem and thats touchpad. Its small but annoying problem, sometimes when I turn my laptop on and mouse goes crazy, cursors starts blinking and stays in the top left corner and all I need to do is to restart the laptop and the problem is solved. I do not know what to do I tried installing latest drivers but it did not help, any suggestions? I also had a problem with trackpad, occasionally the mouse would move on its own I just disabled trackpad in BIOS and problem is solved now. My OS is Windows 10 64bit.

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Hello, I have been using this laptop for 2 weeks and I noticed only one problem and thats touchpad. Its small but annoying problem, sometimes when I turn my laptop on and mouse goes crazy, cursors starts blinking and stays in the top left corner and all I need to do is to restart the laptop and the problem is solved. I do not know what to do I tried installing latest drivers but it did not help, any suggestions? I also had a problem with trackpad, occasionally the mouse would move on its own I just disabled trackpad in BIOS and problem is solved now. My OS is Windows 10 64bit.

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For whatever reason, my Z580 is getting the "plugged in, not charging". This laptop is 2 months old and is too new to give me this problem. I've tried:1. Uninstalling the  Microsoft ACPI Compliant Control Method Battery but it just reinstalls after boot-up and I'm back to   square one. As long as I don't reboot it's fine but it automatically reinstalls. Is there an updated driver? 2. Removing the battery and holding the power button for 30-60 seconds, plug back in, yada, yada, yada...and still the same. The only thing that seems to work is to plug it in and then open Lenovo Energy Management and somehow that kicks it into charging mode. It will take a 100% charge. I don't want to have to open Energy Management everytime I charge because its a hassle and thats unacceptable for a computer this new.

A:Z580 - Battery plugged in but not charging.

Hi robbymartin,
 
Thanks for posting in the Lenovo Community,
 
I?d like to help you with the issue that you?re facing,
 
Could you please uninstall Lenovo Energy Management application from you application list and then restart the system,
 
Then please check the battery status if it will be plugged in Charging,
 
And then we will reinstall the application back.
 
Hope the information helps. Let us know.
 
Regards
 

Soha






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I'm going from Vista to 7. I installed 7 and it worked without flaw, through new program installs and updates and other tasks you need to do when installing a OS. I shut it off for the night and when i tried to reboot it wouldn't recognize the Hard drive. I have to access whatsoever to the Hard drive. I tried a reinstall but that only goes so far because i have to remove the Hard drive.

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Download and burn to CD GWScan which is best version of WD Digital Lifeguard: GWSCAN 5.12 Unzips to C:Cabs where you can find ISO to burn.

Run the full HD CD scan, then boot into Win7 DVD or Repair CD, press Shift F10 to open a Command Line, type chkdsk /f then sfc /scannow. System Repair Disc - Create

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I have a Y50-70 laptiop that I purchased in 2015 that has been working well up until recently. I've had the laptop mostly (Last 5-6 months) stay plugged in to use as a gaming computer. I've been using the "Conservation Mode" in Energy Manager and that has been working as intended.Over the last year the cable on the included charger broke. (The cable was chewed in half courtesy of my friend's dog). We sought out to buy a replacement, to find that the exact model was not for sale. We then got a Lenovo charger of the same specifications.I used that for around 4 months, and just two days ago I noticed that my computer was no longer charging. I wiggled around the cord to see if it was a connection error, and found that it would only charge in a certain position. I let my battery run out and the next day we tried again. I powered the computer on (Somehow it charged overnight) and then Energy Manager gave me an error of "The power adapter does not match up with the computer and cannot supply power". I figured it was a faulty connection becuase of the awkward way the cable had to be positioned.I then tried a different Lenovo charger from a Yoga notebook (Same charger type, just lower power rating) and found that the battery would only charge while the computer was shut off.I went to read on these forums and found a solution that involved removing the battery and holding the power button to "reset" the charge. That didn't work and only made the problem worse. Now, Energy Manager ... Read more

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Just got my Yoga 720, a wonderful upgrade to my old Yoga 14. When I first got it I could use my previous 65W and 90W power supplies to charge it. I know it's lower wattage but I leave it plugged in most of the time and am just moving it between rooms where I leave a charger so slow charging the battery isn't an issue. Problem is after it finished all of the system software updates it no longer recognizes any Lenovo adaptors other than the 135W which was shipped with it. I don't even get an error saying "this power supply has insufficient power for this computer" as I've seen on other computers. Nothing, it just doesn't see the other Lenovo adaptors anymore except for the one that shipped with it. I checked BIOS settings, Windows 10 Power options, Advanced settings, Lenovo Specific settings in the OS. i can't find anything to explain why it stopped recognizing the other adaptors. I also can't find any information online where people described similar issues or Lenovo stating limitations on power adaptors for the computer. Has anyone seen this behavior?

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My Ideapad z580, when connected power adaptor,showing plugged in, not charging and 99% charge. but when i removed the power cable,the laptop shutsdown immediatley.  and also the Power LED is fast blininkg when power supply connected.   is this a software problem or battery problem.. please give me advise. thanks in advance

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Hi,I have the Lenovo Z580, i5 3210M, 8GB RAM, 1TB HDD, WIN 7 SP1.I would like to buy a new SSD Samsung Evo 850 500GB.Is it possibile to migrate the One Key Recovery (whole partition) from the original HDD to the new SSD and make new istallation?Is it possibile to use both harddisk with the same Windows 7? One time SSD and other time original HDD ... 

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Hi, I appreciate that this question may have been asked but I have never seen the answer. I have a Lenovo IdeaPad Z580, i3 running Windows 10 Home 64 bit. The HDD wasn't cutting it so I decided to upgrade it. I got my SSD the 'Sandisk Ultra II Plus'. Upon installation I am unable to anything with the new drive. Lenovo customer service wont help and I have no idea what to do. I thought I would just put the drive in and go into Boot Menu and select my USB and start installation but no. The lenovo logo would not even appear. If I press the small button by the on button it says Novo Button Menu but nothing happens if I select an option. Even if the old hardrive is in (which still works) and I attempt to access bios it just boots into Windows. I am left feeling completely helpless and since the laptop is easily out of warranty (bought 2012). I can't do that Any help would be appreciated no end Many thanks

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I don't believe this is a bios issue that I've read many others having and fear it's MB/CPU related.  On startup, I get the tell tale black screen that just hangs. No splash screen, but everything else sounds active. Caps lock indicator will light up when toggled, although somewhat delayed. I've tried hooking up an external monitor, swapping ram, pulling battery and just about everything else, but none of it was successful. I've tried booting with the Novo button, and that does pop up, but selecting any of the 4 options results in the same black screen.    Haven't had any luck since it first happened getting past the boot screen.  Anything I'm missing trouble shooting wise? Or can anyone confidently say it is a MB/CPU issue?

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My problem began when I updated my BIOS at Lenovo to version 5FC95WW. Now my laptop will not boot into Windows 7. It automatically goes to the Bios set up screen only. After I save and exit from the Bios screen & wait about 15 seconds it goes back to the 'set-up' screen again. It will not do anything else. Everything appears to be normal in that screen. Has anybody got any suggestions. Thanks.
Windows 7 (64)
 

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 Crucial 2GB CT25664BF160B 204-pin SODIMM, DDR3 PC3-12800 memory moduleShould i go ahead and buy this RAM for my Lenovo Z580.Please help.

A:Ram Upgrade For Lenovo Z580

[email protected] RAM:2 x 4GB = 8 GB Features of your team:Speed: 1600MHz (PC3-12800)Technology: DDR3 SDRAMPins: 204-pin, Gold ConnectorsForm Factor: SODIMM (Small Outline Dual Inline Memory Module)Module Dimensions: 67.6mm x 30mm (LxH)Data Integrity: Non-ECCRanking: 1R, 2R, 4RVoltage: Low - 1.35VCAS Latency: You will receive memory with the correct CAS Latency for your model If executed the crucial software is very effective the characteristic that provides:http://eu.crucial.com/eur/en/systemscanner Regards.




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i hava labtop lenovo z580 with ram 4GB and other free memory slotsi need to add another one RAMCould i add 8 GB RAM and what the best prodact to buy thank you ,   

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Hi, I am wanting to upgrade the ram on my Lenovo Z580 laptop running windows 10. It currently has 1 stick of 4gb in it. With 2 slots on the PC.  I want to put 8gb in. If I put in the computers details on crucial it recommends me DDR3L ram and will this be compatible?... It is also higher at 1600mhz instead of 1333. Can anyone tell me what I need to get for full compatibilty and no overheating. Any help is appreciated Many thanks,

A:Ram Upgrade on Lenovo Z580

However, speccy says 655mhz, this is very confusing.. lol

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Hi everyone, I installed my computer to windows 10 and I installed all my drivers, but I noticed that The Fan Control Button does not working, and my computer getting hot because of that. Then I follow up some topics here and I installed energy management, then this button just work for on/off to duster mode. Other's is not working and It does not show me on the screen anything. Also, after I installed Energy Management, The gamma brightness level button and computer's settings is not working. How can i overcome this problem?Thanks for all of your help.

A:Lenovo z580 Fan Management Problem

I am sorry! Windows 10 is not supported on z580))please see this link :Ideapad Z580 Works with Windows 10 - No Problems




Y700-15ISK Touch/BIOS: CDCN35WWi7-6700HQ/GTX 960M/(RAM) 16,0 /LITEON CV1-8B512

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Hello,I have Lenovo IdeaPad Z580 (core i5, Nvidia GT 630M). I have hdd and DVD. Can I replace DVD driver and install SSD disk (like GoodRAM CX 200)? SSD will work istead of DVD? Thanks for any replies

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Hi, I have bought a Lenovo z580(i3 processor, 500GB HDD, 4GB RAM, 20V, 3.25A) 5years back and it has been working fine till 2 yrs until my adaptor got burst due to power fluctuations. Later I have purchased a new Lenovo adaptor-20V, 3.25A Power Specs, and I have noticed a wierd behaviour with it. The adaptor don't work when I connect it to a plug port at home but it works in the service shop. When I tried to switch on the adaptor in one of my friends home, again it didn't get on. I'm really worried what might be the problem. ADAPTOR DETAILS:P/N 36001651

A:Lenovo z580 adaptor issue

Can someone help me with this.. Thanks in advance

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Here's my sad story (I'm using a Lenovo Z580 laptop with Windows 7):

On Tues, 11/11/14 I installed all of the critical & important Windows Updates along with 2 additional updates (I don't recall what the additional ones were for).

After the updates completed I rebooted the machine, but the display did not come on. The lights and fan came on, but no display. I rebooted 3 or 4 more times and nothing changed. I plugged an external monitor into the laptop but got no display on either screen. From there I spent an hour or so powering the machine completely down, removing the battery, then rebooting while trying to enter either Safe Mode with F8 or the BIOS with F2 but each time I did the computer did not respond. A friend suggested removing and replacing the CMOS battery. I did that, put the machine back together, but now when I push the power button the lights and fan come on for about 1 second, go off for about 8 seconds, and that cycle (1 second on, 8 seconds off) repeats until I remove the battery. I did put back the original CMOS battery and the same thing continues to happen.

I've gone all over the internet for the past 2 days looking for suggestions and nothing I've found or done is resolving the issue.

Any thoughts or suggestions would be appreciated. Right now I've got a brick, so I'm pretty willing to try anything.

Steve
 

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I have bought an old z580 laptop.The issue is that the hard disk doesnt work anymore. I replaced it with a new hard disk. I pushed on the NOVO button. When I'm about to enter the BIOS setup in order for me to boot from usb to install windows 7, the screen just stays black afyer selecting enter BIOS setup. I am hoping that you can help me. I am in great need of this laptop. Thank you and God bless.

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HelloI have lenovo ideapad z580 i5 it won't turn on at allno fan,led light, no anything i removed the battery and hold 10,20,30s just like on YouTube x(andi went to someone he fixing computer he said the problem is bios chip !!is this be the problem or ???please helpthanks

A:lenovo ideapad z580 won't turn on

Hi Barmod , 
 
Welcome to the Community Forums. 
 
As you have tried doing power drain , it would be best to proceed with the recommended power check out as described from the hardware manual (page21) :
 
To verify a symptom, follow the steps below:
1. Turn off the computer.
2. Remove the battery pack.
3. Connect the AC adapter.
4. Make sure that power is supplied when you turn on the computer.
5. Turn off the computer.
6. Disconnect the AC adapter and install the charged battery pack.
7. Make sure that the battery pack supplies power when you turn on the computer. If you suspect a power problem, see the appropriate one of the following power supply checkouts: ? ?Checking the AC adapter? on page 21 ? ?Checking operational charging? on page 22 ? ?Checking the battery pack? on page 22 
 
Isolating from the ac adapter with another known good charger can help determine other probable cause like dc in port issue ( specially if the cable get easily loose) , power button and board (test if Novo button can turn on the system) or the actual systemboard itself (where battery indicator light should be able to show up led for charging).
 
Update us how things go. 
 
Regards
 

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So I recently obtained this laptop and all its Windows 8 weirdness. Been having problems on and off, nothing too unusual, aside from one that I keep having to deal with. After a while of just a normal session, my laptop will disconnect from my wireless internet and be unable to detect it until I reset it. Sometimes it won't even let me open the network options box.

There is nothing wrong with the internet itself, I've checked that. I've got all the updates installed. The problem just persists and I can't figure it out.

A:Lenovo Z580 keeps shutting off the internet

You can double-check that it is your Lenovo laptop as the issue (rather than your network equipment/setup) by going to a local library or Starbucks for public WiFi & seeing if the connection issues persist there.

It's not at all unusual for a router or 'gateway' (router/broadband-modem combo unit) to act up and disrupt connections. Power surges can alter settings fairly easily, as well as updates or communications from your ISP.
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That said, if it turns out that your connection issues are the same no matter what network you are connecting to, you can try uninstalling a program that comes with most Lenovo IdeaPads, called "ReadyComm".

There are quite a few threads on the Lenovo forums, and on tech forums in general, from IdeaPad owners who found that they had faster and more stable wireless connections after uninstalling the ReadyComm program. These threads cover many versions of the ReadyComm software, from several years ago up to today. And the consensus is that ReadyComm tends to cause problems.
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I doubt that the issue is Windows 8 related at all. For years I've recommended that Windows users uninstall any "bloatware" wireless software placed on their computers by major-brand manufacturers. The built-in wireless apps in Windows XP, Vista, Windows 7, and Windows 8 are nearly always more consistent in their operation, provide better connections, and are easier to use.
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Hi guys hope every things good there, im fine but im facing some issues with my lenovo z580 it started 2 days ago, the laptop just don't go into sleep mode when I close the lid I removed the power management software, reinstalled but nothing the problem remains does anyone faced the same or similar issue before? Any ideas?

Thanks in advance
 

A:Lenovo z580 no sleep with lid closed

What power management software did you remove? You can't remove the windows power management features.
 

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This machine has been working fine until the battery died. On purchasing a replacement and after charging I switched on the machine only to be confronted with a black screen with the icons above the keyboard flashing, then after a couple of seconds the machine re-starts with the same symptoms and continues to start-shutdown-start. I have removed the power adaptor and the battery and held down the power button for around 60 seconds without success. The reset/restore button that is located next to the power button only produces the same result when pressed.During the start-up process, NOTHING is seen on the laptop screen OR an externally connected monitor. I have also tried known good replacement RAM and hard drive and have installed a new CMOS battery but the fault persists.Can the BIOS be updated via a bootable USB flash drive without access to the screen? I seem to have a failed laptop Can anyone suggest a remedy?

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when remove ram , will turn on , but no posting
 

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Hi I recently repaired the hinges on my z580 as they broke off/broke the bottom base. After repairing the screen has been permantly pink/fuzzy, when my hinges were giving me problems this would happen on certain angles only? How can I fix this? Secondly I want to replace the hdd with an SSD, what type of SSD am I looking for? Thanks.

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Hello,Please, give me the solution for fixing the issue with not working undusting. It have to blow out hot air out from laptop by pressing moon-&-star sensor icon. But I notised that it only getting drighter for some time, but doesnt urge air.

A:Lenovo Z580 undusting doesn't work

Hi iShkilenok , 
 
 
Welcome to the Community Forums. 
 
You can try to uninstall energy management and the reinstall it back from the support site . 
Restart the pc and test. 
 
If same issue , you may have to physically open the cover and inspect the fan if it would be able spin. 
While turned of try to test if the fan will smoothly move by pushing it with a small stick. 
Check if there are clogged materials preventing it to spin like strands of fibers and dust. 
Use a blower as needed .
 
If you don't have the tools or experience on doing this best that you have a service technician in your location do it for you.  Herewith are the hardware manual for review and guide.  
 
Similar discussions here .
Update us how things go. 
 
 
Regards
 

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Hello,My Lenovo Ideapad Z580 screen is flickering with a dotted line at the top. When I project to a second screen like TV, not seeing any issues. Can you please let me know if I need to replace the screen to fix the issue. If yes, can you please share the part number to order. Thanks.

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I have ideapad z580 with core i3-3110M CPU and 4 GB RAM with win 8.1. I generally use it for running development softwares like eclipse, application servers and database servers. However its performance in not good while doing development activities. What are my options to upgrade my pc. Can I upgrade my pc to corei5 or corei7 with 8gb RAM?

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I have ideapad z580 with core i3-3110M CPU and 4 GB RAM with win 8.1. I generally use it for running development softwares like eclipse, application servers and database servers. However its performance in not good while doing development activities. What are my options to upgrade my pc. Can I upgrade my pc to corei5 or corei7 with 8gb RAM?

A:Lenovo ideapad z580 processor and RAM upgrade

Hi Saki,
 
Welcome to Lenovo Community! Happy to have you here
 
As I understand that you have query regarding RAM & CPU upgrade in your Lenovo Z580
So as per psref it supports 8GB max7 ; PC3-12800 1600MHz DDR3*, non-parity, dual-channel capable, two 204-pin SO-DIMM sockets.
And regarding CPU upgrade check this thread
Also for full compatible list of parts go through this, page 76 & 86.
 
 
I hope the above information helps.Please feel free to post in Lenovo Community Forums if you have any further queries!
 
 
Regards,
Prabhansh
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When turn on, screen is black. Used to be able to take battery out and it would work about 50% of the time when plugged it. Currently screen will not turn on regardless of power source, battery in or out, have tried display on/off button, f8. Nothing. Power and special buttons light up but nothing on the screen. Have tried connecting another monitor as had used majority of time in past and additional monitor cannot sense anything hooked up to it. Any suggestions would be appreciated. Thanks. 

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I've waited a long time before installing Win 10 on my IdeaPad Z580, but was finally persuaded to try it out with a complete clean install. Thankfully, after a few teething troubles, it now works fine, except for one thing - the camera. I can't find a driver for EasyCam with Win 10 on the Lenovo site, so before I commit to buying a separate camera I would like to ask if anyone has any suggestions for solving this problem so I can use Skype properly. I've tried everything suggested on the Microsoft Win 10 site without succcess. Many thanks in anticipation!

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I used my Z580 for like 3-4 years and noticed my Escape key was sticky and crunchy. So I cleaned it and after I cleaned it I noticed the Escape key was loose and often fell off. Please help me!

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Lenovo z580 I5 6gb ram, 1tb GFT hdd win 8/64 - 18 months old. System is excruciatingly slow, all works but not in a manner that is usable.

I have exhausted my knowledge as to what the issue is. What I have tried:

Usual safe boot, remove AV, Java, combofix, rootkit checks, chkdsk, sfc, seatools long check, reseated hdd,
in place repair. Troubleshooter indicated no problems. Non solved the issue.

I even sent away for the Lenovo win8/64 re-install disks - took 8 hours to get the system re-installed, but still the same (patience is a virtue!).

After going back to manufacturer settings, I am coming down to hardware problems - in 12 years never had a processor issue - Seatools did not give me errors. although I am leaning to this as the source of the issue. Is there any other issue eg motherboard? Is there a way I can pin-point the issue without going out and buying more unnecessary replacement parts?

Please advise

A:Lenovo z580 very slow (15 minutes to boot)

Try removing half the ram then test. If still slow, swap ram and test again.

6GB is an odd number for ram. What mix of memory modules do you have?

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Hi All, after long digging around, I turn to you for help. I seem to have same problem that half of the internet, but I'm still far from solution As you can probably duess I got my Smart TV finally and wanted to profit some tech (namely Miracast) but my Z580 has NDIS 6.3 (I checked) which is not compatible. The issue is that the latest Win8.1 drivers on Lenovo support site for that model date back to 2013!!! Do you know if any NDIS 6.4 WiFi (broadcom) drivers exist for that model?BTW... I installed LSB from the support website but it does absolutely nothing gets stuck at 10%Thanks in advance.

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