Didn't realize the laptop was unplugged and went completely dead sitting there for a month. Went to plug in to power up and nothing. Thought maybe cat chewed on charger cable and tested it and was only pulling 4v vs the 20v it's supposed to but tried new charger that Lenovo sent and still nothing. I've heard battery could be un-chargeable if left to completely die and sit for a while but still don't get why laptop won't boot up when plugged in. Am I dealing with something else internal in addition to a dead battery?Read other answers
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Ideapad 100-15IBD battery does not load anymore.Battery icon says: "0%, Battery plugged in not charging"Can only work with AC adapter.Can't remove battery because its internal.Booted from USB with linux same problem.Can't do a BIOS upgrade because battery needs to be 30% loaded.Can somebody help?
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have got new lenovo ideapad 305 15ibd windows 10 week agoand when i was resiting it i have shutdown it by mistakenow laptop wont start windowsand i try to boot from usb and wont let me i have try to change bios bot from uefi to legacy support first and it wont read from usb it say ....this product is coveret by one or more of the following patents us6,570,884, us6,115,776 and us6,327,625Read other answers
Hi, i recently bought a laptop lenovo ideapad 100 ,everything went fine until today when i shut it down by keeping pressed the power button , now the laptop won't start . I can see the power and charging light turned on but no fan noise and everithing is turned off.
Now i can hear the fan sometimes and other noises, it showed me once the lenovo start up screen but then it died again . Anyone have any other ideas?I tryed one key recovery and i forgot to mention that my windows 10 had a upgrade last night .Read other 1 answers
I was wondering if anyone has upgraded or swapped out their hdd for a solid state drive on the Ideapad 305 15IBD? My specific model number is 80NJ00F5UK, I have been able to find an mSata ssd drive which says its compatible with the 305 IBD, but not the exact model number above. To be honest Im pretty happy with the performance of the 1TB hdd that i have but just want to confirm whether its possible or not to swap out for an ssd if I wanted to in the future. The main reason would be to squeeze a bit more battery life, as its one area where the laptop is a bit weak. mSata SSDhttps://www.ipc-computer.eu/notebook-spareparts/lenovo/300-serie/ideapad-305-15ibd-80nj005j/hdd-12Read other answers
Hello Lenovo community.I have purchased a Lenovo Ideapad 100-15ibd with :- Intel Core i5 5200u 2.7 gHz- 4 GB RAM- nVidia 920mI have already upgraded from 4 to 8 GB of RAM ( which is the highest value supported by this processor ) and now i want to upgrade 2 more things. 1. Buy a SSD.2. Install an eGPU.I want to install GTX 1050 TI 4GB and 128 bit on this laptop but i was not sure if this will work as good as i was thinking.I want to know if the GTX 1050 TI 4GB 128 bit is supported by this laptop and if i can install it with that eGPU adapter which is placed in the Wi Fi place. Not thunderbolt. Should i do this upgrade? If i shouldn't upgrade to this graphic card, there is another model better for my laptop ? Thank you!Read other answers
Hello guys,I bought an LenovoIdeapad 100-15IBD and I want to install Windows XP like OS on it. The main problem it's that when the boot installer it's started I received the following error: The BIOS in this system is not fully ACPI compliant Stop 0x000000A5 " I tried all settings from BIOS, I tried also with a lot of Windows XP versions and nothing. I updated also the BIOS version to the latest one. What I can do to solve this problem because I need this OS for some old software tools? Thank you !Read other answers
Good evening. Can somebody tell me how much memory slots inside notebook Lenovo Ideapad 100-15IBD (80QQ004GFR) ? In service manual written "SODIMM × 2" (page 26, viewer page 30). Same time in many internet shops written that it's only 1 slot on motherboard.
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it's a lenovo forum on com domain. There is no people from lenovo?Read other 9 answers
I think my laptop overheats because:When i play weak games like "Live For Speed", "Gun Rocket", "Polarity", etc, the GPU says it is at 90-93C... I'm always using V-Sync or just locking the fps to 60 because i was thinking it will help me...I updated BIOS because i was thinking it was because it was outdated but that doesn't helped me...Is that normal? If no, then if there is solution to fix it or only service can help me?Read other answers
I've instaled Windows 7 X64 and everything works fine except the camera. I tryed to install recomended drivers for this moment but it showed me the message "No appropriate driver has been instaled for your system". After that I tried Lenovo easy cam driver but nothing happend. Next step was going into the Bios and enable it the camera from there but I couldn't find the camera there in my configuration setings. I have readed this forum to find solution for my problem but nothing works for me.There is any other way to solve my problem?Read other answers
lenovo ideapad 100-15ibdme dice el administrador de dispositivos que ese dispositivo desconocido es la "Controladora integrada compatible con Microsoft ACPI" Estoy con Windows 7 de 64 bits. He instalado todos los drivers de la página:http://support.lenovo.com/es/es/products/Laptops-and-netbooks/100-series/100-15ibd?linkTrack=GPS%253... especialmente los de la zona chipset porque creo que viene de ahí pero sigue igual. Alguien me ayuda? gracias.Read other answers
Hi , please have anyone faced such this ploblem with this version as i can't extend or duplicate my desktop screen , i'm using windown 10 with tha latest VGA driver update .i bought an adaptor HDMI to VGA but the screen gives me no signal , although it works fine on another laptop.Read other answers
Hi, I have a problem with an ideapad100 laptop which were recently bought from local retailer. I downloaded all all relevant drivers for this model for Windows 7 Home 64bit. I'm unable to install almost none of them. Here are some of the errors I'm getting:"This BIOS is only for Lenovo 100-14/15IBD. Your macine does not match with this BIOS." - BIOS"No appropriate driver to be installed" - LAN Driver"NVIDIA Installer cannot continue. This graphics driver could not find compatible graphics hardware" - Nvidia VGA Driver"Error 1935" - OneKey Optimizer"This computer does not meet the minimum requirements for installing this software" - Intel VGA Driver"Could not find the device for this driver" - Conexant Audio Driver KB2685811 was fineRealtek LAN was fine Is it possible that they sold a laptop with wrong parts? Or do you have any other ideas? Thanks
Had the same problem. Tried to install Win7 in hope of making the HDMI output project my screen on external monitor, but gave up as got the same error messages as you did. Then installed Win 8.1 and made the external screen work...for about 5 minutes. Then installed Win 10 but external screen still ot working, tried at least 4 different VGA drivers, updated BIOS, etc. My conclusion is that there are serious driver issues with this laptop, Win 7 do not even bother trying. Try Win 8.1 or 10 and let me know if you can use HDMI to project screen ,and the driver version you use! ThanksRead other 2 answers
I bought a Lenovo IdeaPad 100-15IBD a few days ago, and after a series of problems that I manage to fix, I woke up this morning to find out that my keyboard and touchpad are not working. Last night (about 9 hours ago) it was working fine. Anyone have any idea how can I fix this?Read other answers
Hello, please is there a possibility to remove battery from Lenovo Ideapad 100-15ibd laptop without opening it? To keep it connected to adapter, when I dont need it to be connected to battery?Thank you
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Opening up the machine will be required. Please see pgs 32-38 of your hardware manual:
Hope this helps.
Hello all. I was just hoping someone might have experienced this or had a software solution. I've reinstalled the sound drivers and run one of those lenovo comprehensive hardware checks and the troubleshooting and nothing has worked. Sound works fine when I plug in headphones. I'm just hoping it's not a hardware issue cause the nearest service center is 100+ miles from me and I'm going back to school this upcoming week.Read other answers
I've just bought a Lenovo Ideapad 100-15IBD and I cannot find a way to turn the keyboard backlight.I tried Fn + Spacebar but therewas no responce.Is anothere way to turn it on or that attribute is not supported from my model?Read other answers
hi.I 've downloaded bios update from this site and update but this update make problem for me .... my laptop Esc key not working anywhere. in game not working.. in bios setting not working .. in bot menu not working... please help for downgrade or new version of biosRead other answers
Hello All, I have bought a LENOVO IdeaPad 100-15IBD andd I have updated everything it is windows 10 and the Intel core i5 version. First booting up and shutting down went fine. Now when I try to shut it down now the screen turns black, but the power button keeps burning and every 5 seconds I hear two hard clicking noises and then it shuts down after 20 seconds. Can anybody help me and give me advice on how to stop it from making these noises? I already checked but there is nothing blocking my fan. Thank you in advance! Kind regards, Gary von Havel.Read other answers
Hello All, I have a problem with my new Ideapad 100-15IBD that I received today. Wireless or Ethernet connection is horribly slow - I have 50Mb/s connection and laptop is using 4-5Mb/s max (just to mention even Chrome download takes about an hour with this connection speed/quality). I have it with W10, but also formatted and installed W7 to check, if maybe it's faulty Realtek drivers (I tried both from Lenovo Support website and Realtek ones). On both versions of Windows the problem occurs. I am now back to W10, so it's as fresh as it gets. I tried different settings of Network Card, tried looking through forums about similar problems, but can't find anything, so I was wondering if anyone, preferably Support Team, has any tips or ideas why it's like this. The Network adapters I see are:Bluetooth devices x2 (not important for me at this point I believe)Realtek PCIe FE Family Controller (tried meddling with this one, now working on default as it's fresh installation)Realted RTL8723BE Wireless LAN 802.11n PCI-E NICI of course got it from retail, it's brand new, so I do not see how it could be broken already (talking about network adapter), so I thought that it's maybe software problem? Also - I noticed it's working even worse on 802.11n only than mixed. Thanks for any tips,c. PS. Sorry for my English, I'm not native speaker (Polish).Read other answers
The problem is I plugged AC adapter to laptop when battery show 6% after that around 10 minutes battery gauge will show 100 % but if I unplgged AC Adapter for 5 minutes the battery guage will decreases to 5 or 6 % My laptop is Ideapad 300 14ISK use Windows 10 (clean installed) and already updated and activated Windows.- I try to reset guage by Lenovo Energy Manager but it doesn't work.- I try to calibrate battery but I can't remove battery (it an internal battery)- I Uninstalled ACPI in device manager but it doesn't work too Please suggest me what should I do next? ThankRead other answers
I have an IdeaPad 500. The A/C charger is "plugged in" and the icon says it is "charging" but there is no charge to the battery, which is now at 53% (it was 55% yesterday). I have gone to the forum and done what they suggest (e.g. turned off the Conservation Mode). Unlike most questions on the forum, my system says "charging" rather than "not charging". And because it is an IdeaPad, I cannot remove the battery (at least not without opening up the case). I am a bit worried this is a hardware/battery failure -- but I hope this forum might give me a software fix
Thanks in advance
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Hello. First of all, thank you for taking the time to view my post and potentially help me out. So the problem is that my laptop will not start. I was using my laptop here one day and it was working fine, but it was unable to charge for some reason and ended up shutting down so I went to bed. The next morning I tried turning it on, but it was dead. I have tried a different charger as my sister also has a lenovo laptop, but this did not work either. I would think if the battery was the problem, the laptop should still be working with the charger in? I have tried calling support line several times with no answer, the warranty has gone out and I forgot where i bought the laptop sadly. Really frustrated over here, and any help is highly appreciated!Read other answers
Some information on my PC: Lenovo x250Windows 10Version 10.0.10586 Build 10586System Model - 20CMCTO1WWSystem Type - x64BIOS Version & Date - LENOVO N10ET33W (1.12), 4/6/2015Two batteries (Internal 3-cell battery & hot-swappable 6-cell rear battery) My laptop charges normally when it is shut down, charging up to 100% every time, but when it is turned on, it does not want to charge. I have tried the method presented in the following YouTube video:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HFGfAKj0xFM This method involves uninstalling my batteries under device manager, along with the AC adapter, rebooting my PC after, and then re-plugging my AC adapter in. I have tried this method several times, with different variations (shutting down instead of restarting, having the AC adapter plugged in when I am uninstalling the batteries, removing the external battery and only uninstalling the internal battery, etc. etc.) as well, all to no avail. Also, every time my computer boots up, I get a small window that says "Configuration system failed to initialize" with the header saying, "Another instance is running". Maybe this has something to do with the battery issue?A picture of this error is here: https://www.google.com/search?q=configuration+system+failed+to+initialize+windows+10&biw=765&bih=758... Thanks for the help!Read other answers
I've had my Ideapad y510p for about 2 years and recently the charger stopped working. At first it just needed to be re-plugged in, then it needed to be plugged it at weird angles and held up to charge, then it had to be in the exact right position, with no motion. Then it just stopped charging. From what I've read it sounds like this may be a problem with the port, not the charger, but I've tried using a charger that fits my computer but isn't the right voltage/wattage (or w/e) and it will charge for a time, then stop, then continue to charge if I plug it into a new socket. I tested it by taking out the battery and turning it on: with the inappropriate charger, it'll still work, with the old charger, it won't turn on. As far as I can tell, there's no physical damage to the charger, though it's possible it might have been dropped or mishandled when traveling with it. I know for a fact I've dropped my computer several times, but I've never had charging problems immediate after, and all those instances were a good while back. So is it more likely that my computer is the problem, or just the charger? I still have the warranty on my laptop; if that's the problem, can I get it fixed?Read other answers
I have a Lenovo Z50-70 running Windows 8.1. The laptop is relatively new, bought in Jan. 2015.
Some time ago, the original battery suddenly started to have a problem where it would say 45% available, plugged in, not charging. No matter what fixes I tried (after looking through a lot of articles, posts, comments, etc.), nothing made the battery start charging again. It always stays at 45%. Also the battery light/indicator on the front of the laptop is always blinking white.
So I got a new battery, put it in hoping that it would work and charge up to 100%, but the new battery is having exactly the same problem as the original old one! It will only charge up to 45%, then it says plugged in not charging. The battery light is again always blinking white.
What do I do? How can this be fixed? What's going on?
Appreciate any help. Thank you very much.
I have a Lenovo Z50-70 running Windows 8.1. The laptop is relatively new, bought in Jan. 2015.Click to expand...
check the warranty is still active, as thats one route you could take with a relatively new laptop.
also, try uninstalling the energy management and restart the system and check for the issue. also try uninstalling the Microsoft ACPI from the device manager and restart the system and check for the issue. for more info on this action see this thread in the link:
also, power management link:
I have lenovo n581 I laptop any time I plugged in it write changing but never charge the battery. I replace the battery change the charger still the same. I used the old in another laptop it charges alright now anytime I insect any hdd it damage the hdd i don't know what to do again please any helpRead other answers
With my laptop (Windows 7), can I set the computer to use different power plans when plugged in and when unplugged? I want to run the speedy power plan when plugged in and the battery saver power plan when unplugged. Thanks!
You can change a plans settings for plugged in and on battery, which is much simpler. Click the battery icon, click adjust screen brightness, then click change plan settings then change advanced plan settings. Their will be an entry for both plugged in and on battery. You make the computer act exactly how you want for both without having to change power plans.
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Please help! It won't charge! It won't turn on! I desperately need it to work! Any suggestions???Read other answers
So I just bought this laptop, and I installed windows 7, and it should have Intel HD Graphics 5500 + nVidia Geforce 920M 1GB. However, I cant find nVidia Geforce, and when I try to install driver, it says that driver cant find the hardware. Also, when I open device manager, I do not have nVidia under Display adapters section, only Intel HD Graphics 5500. Anyone knows whats up here? I have seen many solutions that involve changing .inf files but I cant even see the nVidia so that does not work for me.
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I bought this laptop (Ideapad 100s-14IBR) about 2 weeks ago. First I fully restore Windows 10 to start fresh but after a while I notice that when I charge my laptop, it will stop at 80%. It will not charge to 100%. I looked up on the internet and many suggest that it has something to do with the energy management setup. Suppose it there are two option 1. fully use the battery 2. optimise the battery life. I search everywhere in my c:\ and I cannot find the "energy management" software. Others suggested that the battery is dying....but I just bought this laptop...how can that be? Please help....
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System Tray > Lenovo Energy Management > Go to Settings > Turn OFF Conservation Mode > Remove AC adapter > Reinstall AC adapter > It should charge up to 100%.
Also, please do check that under the battery menu in Lenovo energy management, IT IS SET TO 'MAXIMUM BATTERY LIFE' to enable charging to 100%, not Optimised battery health as this will allow your battery to have a longer lifespan.
When i clicked on the battery, and selected "More Power Options," then clicked "change power plan settings" and then I went to "advanced power settings." There is a tab there for Lenovo Energy Management and you have to click "Enable Lenovo Energy Management." Then it pops up.
Let us know how you get on.
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i have a hp g72 series computer that will only charge while the computeris on is if i only plug the power cord in less than halfway any ideas how to correct this issue
Hi!, @tammieh: Welcome, to Forum !. Requirements for all countries or regions:The requirements, listed below, are applicable, to all countries or, regions:? The length of the power cord set must be at least 1.5m. (5.0 ft) and no more, than 2.0 m (6.5 ft).? All power cord sets must be approved by an acceptable accredited agency responsible for evaluation in the country or region where the power cord set will be used.? The power cord sets must have a minimum current capacity of 10 amps and a nominal voltage rating of 125 or 250 V AC, as required by each country or region?s power system.? The appliance coupler must meet the mechanical configuration of an EN 60 320/IEC 320 Standard Sheet C13 connector for mating with the appliance inlet on the back of the computer.Read other 1 answers
I have an NV7802, original battery. Windows 10. Last night I noticed that the battery was not charging whike plugged in. I removed the battery, plugged the adapter in no power. Purchased an adapter this morning, battery charges for about 10 seconds. Battery is now dead and laptop will boot up when plugged in with the battery installed, lets me logon and then shuts off with no lights on the front panel. I think this a windows problem and I have notified them also.Read other answers
I have an NV7802, original battery. Windows 10. Last night I noticed that the battery was not charging whike plugged in. I removed the battery, plugged the adapter in no power. Purchased an adapter this morning, battery charges for about 10 seconds. Battery is now dead and laptop will boot up when plugged in with the battery installed, lets me logon and then shuts off with no lights on the front panel. I think this a windows problem and I have notified them also.
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This laptop refuses to chrage even though it says "plugged in charging". It only allows to regonize certain plugs to use. already had a problem with the screen and how to get a new motherboard. Still under warranty but please help!!Read other answers
my laptop is not charging at all if i plugged out the AC the battery reduce and dont recharge after plugged in ACto many errors in this laptop why ?! ?! i bought lenovo z51-70 and it had a defect industry ?! ?! i'm so disappointed from lenovo more problems in the same laptop https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/Lenovo-IdeaPad-100-305-500-Edge/ideapad-500-15ISK-windows-10-drivers-pr...
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1) Shut down the computer.
2) With the battery in (but AC adapter removed), attempt to turn on the computer by holding down the power button for 30 sec. This should not turn on the computer.
3) Remove the battery.
4) Again, attempt to turn on the computer (AC adapter not plugged in) by holding down the power button for 30 sec. This should not turn on the computer either.
5) Replace battery, plug in the AC adapter, and turn on the computer. The battery should begin charging.
I hope the above information helps.
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Hello!I write here with a problem that I have since the day before yesterday.When my Laptop is on and the charger is plugged in, the battery won't charge, giving the notification "plugged in, not charging". Laptop works like the charger wasn't plugged - energy drains from battery.I suppose that is a software problem, because when laptop is turned off or hibernated it charges normally.Formating didn't help at all.Microsoft support told me to recalibrate battery - didn't work.Lenovo support told me to try another charger in service - I will try if nothing else works.Maybe someone had the problem like that and solved it without going to service, which I want to keep as a last resort solution.Thanks in advance!Read other answers
Please help me with the Issue. I am using IdeaPad 300 15ISK purchased recently with Windows 10 Pro OS installation.Facing the problem of "Plugged in, not charging" battery issue. I tried searching on Internet but whatever solutions offered were of no help. My laptop does not charge more than 60% and it irriattes when ever in presentations the battery dies sooner. Please let me knpw how to correct this? BrijeshRead other answers
I`ve bought lenovo ideapad 510 and I charged the battary untill reached 100% after it I removed the plugger and connect it again I found message on battary ( 98% plugged in, not charging ) .. after one day from using my laptob i go to M A S Egypt and they checked the labtopb and replaced it to me because they found problems in motherboard ... after taking the same new version of laptob I noticed the same problem after charging the battary until reach 100% i removed the plugger and connect it again I found the same pervious mess ( 98% plugged in , not charging )
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Hi AhmedMagdyy,Have checked in Lenovo Settings app if Conservation Mode is enabled. Conversation mode is under the battery icon of the app. If enabled, kindly disable the feature. Conservation mode helps extend the battery life of the tablet/laptop by limiting the max charge the battery can hold. Hope this helps.Cheers,
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I've had this issue for some time now but no real resolution.
I'm running Windows XP SP2, latest updates, etc. on a Dell Inspiron E1505 laptop.
Basically, and this is intermittent, but often enough to be a problem, when I remove the power cord (either from the wall/power supply, or remove the plug from the back of my laptop) the computer just freezes up:
- The screen goes completely black (although not as black as when the computer is completely off)
- the computer is still 'on' (though not responding), power light is still on, any lights that were already on (NUM LOCK, etc. are still lit up)
- the computer is frozen (I can't see the screen, but I can confirm this because for example if I press cap-locks or the key combo to disable the wireless networking, the lights on my keyboard stay the same)
The only way to recover is to force a shutdown and restart the laptop.
I have contacted Dell regarding this, but they said it's not a hardware problem, and most likely some kind of system conflict. Of course their advice (as always) is to re-install Windows.
I have confirmed that it appears to be a system problem, because I booted the laptop off a Linux live CD, and then tested multiple times to remove the power plug and I could never replicate the problem.
I'm trying to find a solution where I don't have to completely reformat and start over as I have a lot of programs installed.
Any advice would be appreciated. And if anyone else ... Read more
how long have you had this laptop for, i think you need to replace the batter because it is getting old. as for the dark screen it does that so the laptop doesn't use soo much batter. in you laptop look for key that has fn written on it hold that and find another key with a start sign and a plus with it. hold fn and press the +start the screen will go brighter. what setting ahve you put for your batter some you can set to use full pc performance or normal so batter is saved etc.Read other 13 answers