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Ideapad Z510 - Battery Managment ( Dust removal )

Q: Ideapad Z510 - Battery Managment ( Dust removal )

Hi i have an Ideapad Z510 with Windows 10 64-bits on it . when i was using Windows 8.1 i had Battery Managment where i could clean Dust on my Laptop's Fan using Battery Managment and was really helpful .. but since i was using Windows 10 i couldn't find that Software ... Can someone please help me find it

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Hi Guys,I have a Lenovo ideapad Z510 (built-in battery) using windows 10 and Lenovo vantage is installed. How can i perfom a gauge battery reset please?The problem i'm facing now is that the battery percentage isn't accurate, it stucks at a percentage for example 99% , so the system doesn't recognise that the battery drains and suddenly it dies !! without any alerts or keeping my work as well !!i tried the firmware update tool but it keep saying that no updates for attached battery. And i searched alot about how to perform a gauge reset but nothing available for this version of lenovo vantage. I also tried charging in BIOS mode for 10 mins and discharging for another 10 and repeating this process 3 times but nothing changed.So please any help!

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Hi Guys,I have a Lenovo ideapad Z510 (built-in battery) using windows 10 and Lenovo vantage is installed. How can i perfom a gauge battery reset please?The problem i'm facing now is that the battery percentage isn't accurate, it stucks at a percentage for example 99% , so the system doesn't recognise that the battery drains and suddenly it dies !! without any alerts or keeping my work as well !!i tried the firmware update tool but it keep saying that no updates for attached battery. And i searched alot about how to perform a gauge reset but nothing available for this version of lenovo vantage. I also tried charging in BIOS mode for 10 mins and discharging for another 10 and repeating this process 3 times but nothing changed.So please any help!

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Hi Guys,I have a Lenovo ideapad Z510 (built-in battery) using windows 10 and Lenovo vantage is installed. How can i perfom a gauge battery reset please?The problem i'm facing now is that the battery percentage isn't accurate, it stucks at a percentage for example 99% , so the system doesn't recognise that the battery drains and suddenly it dies !! without any alerts or keeping my work as well !!i tried the firmware update tool but it keep saying that no updates for attached battery. And i searched alot about how to perform a gauge reset but nothing available for this version of lenovo vantage. I also tried charging in BIOS mode for 10 mins and discharging for another 10 and repeating this process 3 times but nothing changed.So please any help!

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Does anyone actually know if the "Dust Removal" in the energy management program actually works to remove dust from the laptop? I'm a bit reluctant to open up and dissect my laptop to check for any dust accumulation at this point, since everything has been running fine.This question came to mind since I saw that the filter at the bottom of my laptop was kinda caked in fine dust - wondered if the same was inside my laptop. I got the laptop in December 2012.










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A:Dust removal in Ideapad Y580

hi marshchen,
 
Welcome to Lenovo Community Forums!
 
That application can only minimized collection of dust in the Exhaust system of your Laptop.
    Since the process of the vents is to get air fom the outside to pass through the heatsink . Dust collection cannot really be avoided.
    
   One symptom of a fan and vent dust is that when the vents blow very hot and minimal air and the laptop is heating up more than usual.
 
A yearly cleaning would be ok.
  You can refer to the Maintenance Manual of this model on how to open the cover and get to the heat sink.
You might also want to refresh and apply new Thermal paste to the Heat sink.
 
Just be careful on the plastic parts and also wear an anti static starp. If you're not comfortable doing this, You can opt to have a repair center do this.
 
Best Regards
Solid Cruver
 



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dear sir, my name is nikhil in my laptop z510 ideapad i am facing battery problem it is not showing correct battery % and also not show batterey low warning message and it is stable at one position 99% please sir help me out from this problem .many of them his having this same problem please give some battery firmware update so to resolve this problem.it is not a hardware problem because it started from two days before previously it is working fine but now it is not working          I purchased the z510 last  july and while the battery life wasn't great on it now it has stopped working altogether. I have tried every conceivable fix for it from the forums here and none has worked. The problem that I am having is that the battery is stuck at 99% while charging and when it is off charge it will stay on for half an hour and the shut off hard without warning, it has caused me to lose progress in work. The battery gauge reset is no longer working either as it was on for hours and just kept showing 99%. I would appreciate a response back. This seems to be a problem with this make of laptop as far as Ican see.













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A:lenovo ideapad z510 battery problem

I also have Z510 Laptop (Purchased May,2014) I have also started getting similar problem. It is overcharging everytime & will drop power suddenly from around 50-60%, abruptly shutting down my Laptop. I am facing this issue since last week. Report from Windows Energy Manager:Battery:Battery Information Battery IDBAT20101001Lenovo IdeaPadAILZxManufacturerLenovo IdeaPadSerial NumberBAT20101001ChemistryLi-iLong Term1Sealed0Design Capacity43200Last Full Charge48000 Few weeks back, the full charge capacity was around 33000 showing wear level around 20%, which is quite high in just 1 year of moderate usage. Now it has started overcharging. Battery capacity historyCharge capacity history of the system's batteriesPERIODFULL CHARGE CAPACITYDESIGN CAPACITY2015-07-28 - 2015-08-0430,480 mWh43,200 mWh2015-08-04 - 2015-08-1126,929 mWh43,200 mWh2015-08-11 - 2015-08-1826,640 mWh43,200 mWh2015-08-18 - 2015-08-2526,640 mWh43,200 mWh2015-08-25 - 2015-09-0133,614 mWh43,200 mWh2015-09-0234,320 mWh43,200 mWh2015-09-0336,138 mWh43,200 mWh2015-09-0442,641 mWh43,200 mWh2015-09-0548,000 mWh43,200 mWh2015-09-0648,000 mWh43,200 mWh2015-09-0748,000 mWh43,200 mWh2015-09-0848,000 mWh43,200 mWh2015-09-0948,000 mWh43,200 mWh2015-09-1048,000 mWh43,200 mWh  Charging Behavior:Stuck at 99% for about an hour and when it reaches 100%, it is overcharged at 48000. Also, I feel batttery is getting charged very quickly.  Gauge Reset Behavior:Goes on for very long time, p... Read more

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I bought my Ideapad Z510 in March 2014, its Windows 8.1. Last few days it shows "battery is weak, needs to be replaced". The battery does not charge, I have to power through AC cable, whenever I disconnect AC, its power is gone. In order to fix the problem, I did the following taks:1. I removed MIcrosoft ACPI Compliant Control Method Battery, and also Microsoft AC Adapter from Battery option. But after restarting the laptop, those options always reinstalled automatically without notifying. When I open Device Manager, those options are always there though those are removed and laptop is restarted.2. I reset the Gauge, but nothing happened.  I cannot understand why Lenovo provides such a poor quality battery. It is gone after 1 year!!! I cannot believe it! I have 10 years old DELL laptop and still I can use that battery for an hour. But my new Lenovo's battery has gone just after 1 year! Its a shame. Lenovo should respond about explanation that why they provide such poor quality battery. Any idea about resolving it?













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A:ideapad Z510 "battery weak" issue

I have the same issue, bought the laptop around march of last year, and started experiencing the problems during the start of June.  I've seen many topics with this issue, with the same response from Mods and Admins. It's basically a substandard battery issue, and the only solution Lenovo gives us is to replace the battery (which are expensive with the relative cost of the laptop), and that doesn't even give us assurance that this issue will not happen again in a year or so. Very disappointing. 

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i have bought Z510 one year back,within this short time i am facing battery problem.Battery is not charging and the system to be keep in plugged condition at every use.I am a home user and use laptop for limited time.I dont understand why lenova has not provided detachable battery which can be change by user only.Now new battery is not available in the market ,moreover Lenova is simply shedding their responsibility by saying Laptop in not under warranty.I request Lenovo to go for root cause analysis of this problem as hundreds of people are facing same problem in this model.Hope Lenovo would provide some software for attending the problem or atleast give the details of service provider from where battery can be repaired/replaced. 











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A:LENOVO IDEAPAD Z510 BATTERY PROBLEM

Hi Mukesh1967,
 
Welcome to the Forums  
 
As per the query we understood that you are facing issue with battery in your Lenovo Z510 laptop.
 
Try to perform the battery gauge reset, to perform the gauge reset go to energy manager and select the maintenance and guide and select gauge reset option and check if the battery charges.
 
Also uninstall the ACPI, to uninstall go to device manager select batteries option and right click on the Microsoft ACPI compliant control method battery and select uninstall and restart the machine and check for the issue.
 
Best regards,         
 
Ashwin.S




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I followed instruction of OKO and started to callibrate my batttery. Now my battery is 0%, charging, but never get more than 0%, does not work if unplugged. Tried bios reset, acpi cleaned up.nothing help. Lenovo official service insitis to replace the battery. I feel that this is a programming bug rather than hardware issue. Please advise what shoudl i do?

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I followed instruction of OKO and started to callibrate my batttery. Now my battery is 0%, charging, but never get more than 0%, does not work if unplugged. Tried bios reset, acpi cleaned up.nothing help. Lenovo official service insitis to replace the battery. I feel that this is a programming bug rather than hardware issue. Please advise what shoudl i do?

A:Ideapad Z400, Z500, Z510 battery will not charge -...

Hi CuriousFox , 
 
Greetings.
 
To isolate fastest is to have another battery to use or charging the original battery on a known working compatible laptop.
The power checkout guide of the hardware machine manual provides steps to check battery charging integrity (example form Z510 manual page 21) .
 
You can also try plugging the laptop but not turning it on for 1-2 hours checking if there would be changes with the battery indicator LED.
 
Would it be the same using similar energy manager and operating system that came originally with the machine?
How is the battery health and battery report?
 
Update us how it goes.
 
Regards

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I have two Lenovo Y40-70 computers that I purchased within a couple weeks of each other.  They came with Windows 8.1 but I upgraded to Windows 10. A few months ago, I noticed that my computer battery meter was reading 100% for an hour.  I continued to work unplugged until the battery died while still reading 100%.  I recharged and the battery again read 100% for more than a couple hours, then died.  So the battery lifetime is as good as always, but the reading is not right.  When I reboot, it still reads 100%. Strangely, the second system, whcih I had not used for a while, was OK, but a few days later, it started doing the same thing (though it was reading 87%, the charge when the computer last worked right.  I suscpect that this happened after a critical update, which the second system went through later. Recently, I downloaded from the Lenovo website the newer power management software on both computers, and it did not help. Then I noticed the Battery recall so downloaded the "Lenovo Battery Utility 2015" to see if my system was afffected by the problem.  When I run the utility, I get the mssage "No Battery Detect."  So it would appear that there may be an issue with the software detecting the batter. Since I can't know the state of the battery (it appears to not want to recharge until it's empty, I gues because it thinks it's 100% charged), I cannot count on this computer when it's not plugged in. Now I ... Read more

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Hello, 
I had this problem with my laptop lenovo z510, it's battery charges fast, and when it's unplugged then used it, it automatically turn offs without warning of low battery. It automatically turns off. What do you think its problem? Please help me. Thank you!
 
Mod Comment: Moved post for new problem. Edited subject to include model/issue.











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A:Lenovo Ideapad z510 Low Battery Warning Problem

same problem here. im from the philippines as well.. tsk tsk!

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Hello, I have a 3 yr old Ideapad Z510(that came with Win8)which worked absolutely fine until recently. If I plug in the charger when the laptop is on, it abruptly turns off and would never boot again until I remove the charger. However, this is not how it behaves every time. There are some rare instances where I could still operate the machine with charger plugged in.  When turned off, battery is charging and also goes to full 100%. When turned on(battery mode) it does not drain rapidly - I could still get a fairly decent stand up time. So I am assuming the battery is good. I don't see any thermal issues either. Things I tried:-------------- > Tried with a different charger - no help.> Updated the firmware - no help.> Update the entire driver pack - no help.> Applied windows patches, reinstalled and also upgraded windows to Win 10 - no help.> Reseated the battery and associated cables - no help.  I am not sure if there is anything that I could do to at least diagonize the problem before I give it to the service station. Any pointers on this is much appreciated   Thanks much in advance.

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Dear Lenovo, After perusing the recent 2016/2017 comments by multiple users on similar posts about Ideapad Z510 battery from across locations/countries - it appears that the firmware that you had issued last year - has somehow got overwritten / superceded maybe in either late 2016  or early 2017 by some more recent/latest updates. I am writing from India and facing the same probem that the battery is showing 100% and then going off almost immediately. This probem had fortunately got solved last year when you had issued a firmware update - but now when i am trying to use the same files again - it basically conveys that "no battery available to update" because that particular firmware is already applied on our laptop. Hence, can you please release newer firmware update for this same issue -  using a z510 system having current till-date updates for different OS - win 7 / 8 / 8.1 / 10 - same way as you have released for thinkpad series of laptops too on the weblink - http://support.lenovo.com/in/en/downloads/ds001322 Come to think of it - that if a fully working battery is being "prompted" as weak and "need to buy" - but actually is a fully functioning hardware - isnt it a bit of a letdown for your users??? - what to say of  some who might have already bought and replaced with newer replacement batteries - which is actually a completely avoidable cost? I am sure you need to resolve this issue soon so as to restore c... Read more

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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!

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Hi every bodyDoes anybody has problem with Lenovo Battery Gauge  installation with Windows 10 build 15007 Enterprise  on ideapad Z510 and if he get solution to this problem

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Hello, I need help on my Lenovo Companion app with it's dust removal option.
 
I just bought my Lenovo ideapad 700 for a week now.
 
Previously I had the dust removal option in the Lenovo Quick Optimizer widget on taskbar.
 
After I turned it on, the option never existed anymore in the quick widget and even in Lenovo Companion app itself.
 
Would really love to see this feature again in my new laptop.
 
 
Moderator comment: Subject edited to match message text.

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Hello, I need help on my Lenovo Companion app with it's dust removal option. I just bought my Lenovo ideapad 700 for a week now. Previously I had the dust removal option in the Lenovo Quick Optimizer widget on taskbar. After I turned it on, the option never existed anymore in the quick widget and even in Lenovo Companion app itself. Would really love to see this feature again in my new laptop.

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Hello, I'm having problems with my battery removal. As my title shows, I have a Lenovo ideapad 100, and I am supposed to be sending it off for repairs. For my issue, I need to take the battery out because it's not part of the problem; however, I can't get it out. I read on here to take the base off, but when trying to do that, it seems that it's breaking the inner clips keeping it attached. I don't want to keep breaking these off just to pay for them to be repaired later on. Is there a simpler way to take this base off? 

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Hello,  Can anybody suggest how to remove the battery from this laptop please ? Is there any video tutorial available ? Thanks in advance. 

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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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A:Lenovo Ideapad 100-15ibd - Battery removal

Good day.
 
Opening up the machine will be required. Please see pgs 32-38 of your hardware manual:
https://download.lenovo.com/consumer/mobiles_pub/ideapad_100_15_ibd_hmm_201508.pdf
 
Hope this helps.
Regards.

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Hi all, I've had a discussion about this with another user of the forum, who told me he wasn't sure how to unplug the battery inside his U430, so he just drained it by using the laptop, then pressed the power button a few times to discharge capacitors, and then proceeded to change the RAM module without any problem.I wonder if there's any Lenovo rep who can say if this is an OK procedure and if not can give detailed instructions on how to unplug the battery. From the pictures shown here (http://www.notebookcheck.net/Review-Lenovo-IdeaPad-U430-Touch-Ultrabook.100623.0.html) I see that the battery is fixed with screws, but I figure it wouldn't be necessary to remove them in order to just unplug it for a moment?Any help would be appreciated!













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A:RAM upgrading Ideapad U430: Battery Removal

hi BranMakMorn,
 
Welcome to Lenovo Community Forums!
 
Try checking this Maintenance Manual (Page36)
http://download.lenovo.com/consumer/mobiles_pub/ideapad_u330pu330touchu430pu430touch_hmm.pdf
 
For me I think the procedure you mentioned draining the power from the battery is ok, Just make sure you wear an ESD Strap when you replace the RAM
 
Hope this helps
Cheers!





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Before i got my HP DV7 laptop, i had an old Toshiba, the only thing i liked about that terrible toshiba was that when i needed to change power consumption properties, i could fine tune

-screen brightness
-CPU usage
-screensaver
-and lots of other random cooling and usage features

with my new HP, i only have,
-performance
-balanced
-battery saver

i am using battery bar so it shows me an estimate of how much time i have left (because HP dosent have thier own) and i was wondering if there is a anagment program like this? somthing to fine tune my computer battery usage, thanks guys,


and also, i want to get the HP Long Life battery, does it actually increase life as in time between charges, or battery lifespan,

because on thier website they say "regular batterys last 1-1 1/2 years, the new HP Long-Life batterys last up to 3 years"

so they are telling me total battery lifespan, but someone also mentioned that it made battery life between charges better to, can anyone confirm?

A:Best program for battery/pc managment?

Go to Start and type in "powercfg.cpl" (without the quotes) and press Enter
Click on the "Change plan settings link" to the right of the plan that the system is using.
In the next screen, click on the "Change advanced power settings" link.
Adjust the settings in there.

FWIW - the default settings should include a battery bar program that loads in your system tray.

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Hi,I got a problem with my device vents. Its smelling not good, like some wetty stuffI used a compressed air to clean it up or just a cloth.I worked only on my desk.I tried to find apps or app on my device but I coudnt find it.Have someone had similar problem or have a solution for it?

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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?

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I purchased Lenovo Ideapad z510, and regardless it's poor battery performance I enjoy it a lot it's amazing, how ever I am having those issues and would highly appreciate some tips or help : Whenever I charge the battery it never reach to 100% and when I take it off the charger and use the battery it keeps saying 99% even with no charger on, and does not show warning messages about low battery like 10 % remaning and 7% remaning .. like it used to do in the past and just shuts down..  I tried the battery gauge reset with the Lenovo's Enery Manager app but no luck!  My other question is there speceifc program that can check the fan status? I am afraid it might not be working proberly like before.  And my last question can I buy only specific parts of the keyboard? my cat removed two buttons of my keyboard and it is too expensive to replace the whole keyboard with the backlit because it's working perfectly fine! Thank you.











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A:Ideapad z510 problems

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Hello, I want to replace my Ideapad Z510 HDD with a SDD drive, but I have two questions:1) Can I use a 9.5mm SDD on the original disk drive location (not on a caddy or something like that) or I just have to go for a 7mm one?2) If I want to use a caddy (to run my HDD) is there any size/dimension restrictions? Thanks for your help,Babak

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HI,its been only one week sincei bought new ideapad Z510.But now im having a problem that when i turn on the system it wont load, it just stays on 'Lenovo' screen. It will only load if i press the 'one key recovery' button and select normal start up. I already tried restoring BIOS settings but no use. please help me











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A:Ideapad Z510 startup error

same thing with me keep using the one key recovery button and enjoy...else the laptop is **bleep** awsome

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I have an ideapad z510 which I have been using without any problems for the last 2 and a half years or so. For the last few weeks, it won't turn on if it's unplugged: the lights under the keyboard turn on for a brief moment, so does the power button, but then it all stops. When I plug it in, the first time I press the button it doesn't turn on either (same behaviour as when unplugged) but on the second attempt it turns on propperly. Once running, I can unplug it and it will keep working propperly.  What could be going wrong? How could I fix it?  For your interest: I cannot (easily) remove the battery, in case that matters.  Thank you for your help Leo

A:ideapad Z510 - turns on only if plugged in

Hi leocasasola, 
 
Welcome to the Community Forums.
 
You can start with the power check out guide from the hardware manual (page 21-22) testing on the integrity of the AC adapter and operational charging to isolate.
 
Further steps may require certain tools and skill as board level checking (power board , systemboard ports and chips etc.), so it would be best that you take time to back up your data while you can and check on your local service center.
 
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Hi There Everyone,I Have a Lenovo Ideapad Z510 i5-4200 @2.5 Gz with 2GB Nvidia Geforce 740 and 4GB RAM.I have updated it to Windows 10 64-bit, and it originally came with windows 8 64-bit. My lappy stutters a lot, and freezes.Kindly tell me if I can update  the bios(this is the most common response which I found from other members),If yes, then how? Also, how do i increse the cpu speed.And when the NVIDIA graphics card doesn't seem to work, because most games are lagging.Thanks & Regards,Utkarsh Y.

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Hi,My laptop hangs when ever i try to shutdown/restart. it will display a black screen but the keypad lights and other lights stay on for longer than 10 mins (i hold the power button to hard shutdown, after a while). recently i have noticed that my fn keys keys keep reversing randomly (without me entering the bios) and when i do enter the bios it says that its on the correct setting.  I have no way of proving that these two issues are related besides the fact that the shutdown problem only occurs when the fn keys become reversed. any help would be appreciated,  thanks

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hi i from iran my english is not good I need to bios pass in ideapad z510 s/n : YB01301507 mo : YB03110731 P/N: 59395805 factory id : JVHFC1 thanks!!

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I have an ideapad z510 which I have been using without any problems for the last 2 and a half years or so. For the last few weeks, it won't turn on if it's unplugged: the lights under the keyboard turn on for a brief moment, so does the power button, but then it all stops. When I plug it in, the first time I press the button it doesn't turn on either (same behaviour as when unplugged) but on the second attempt it turns on propperly. Once running, I can unplug it and it will keep working propperly.  What could be going wrong? How could I fix it?  For your interest: I cannot (easily) remove the battery, in case that matters.  Thank you for your help Leo

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Hi all, I bought a used Z510 off Ebay a couple of days ago as a small upgrade from my Z500. I have a modded whitelist removed BIOS on the Z500 and use an Intel 7260ac WLAN card. Now just learnt that modded BIOS's cannot be flashed on the Z510 without hardware programming. I'm so annoyed at Lenovo for this selfish restriction and I'd seriously consider ever buying their products again. My question is: are there any 802.11ac WLAN cards that will work on this model? I've looked in the Hardware Maintenance Manual and all I can see are BGN cards, not AC. I've seen a Broadcom AC card mentioned in a thread but the model number was not given. PS: Does anyone know if the screen brightness issue was solved if one uses a FHD screen on a Z500? I know the Intel HD4000 drivers caused the issue but this thread seems to suggest that using a FHD screen reproduces the problem.Thanks a lot!Andrew

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sirmy bluetooth is not working at all...it doesn show any devices while scan...it shows driver working properly but no devices shown...is there a button or something m missing??please help

A:ideapad z510 bluetooth not working at all

Dear noopur,
 
Welcome in lenovo community,
 
Could you please tell us, what is your laptop operating system ?
 
Regards,
Joseph

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For the last 4 or 5 years, i had a Lenovo Ideapad z510.It always worked like this:When it's plugged in it works perfectly when it's not or it's at 0% its sluggish and everything crashes.4 days ago I wasn't able to charge it more than 0 % I googled and fixed the problem the laptop is working and plugged in but its so slow like its not plugged in but it is and its charged 100% charged plugged in and I don't understand it also I updated windows and there was a black screen saying something about watch dogs but it went away and I googled in and they said that Avg doesn't work well with updates but its nothing to worry about.Help me fix this I something wrong with the hardware or software.4 days ago it worked fine I don't even have that much space taken up my graphics card is up to date so I don't understand it...

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I went to shut down my ideapad z510. It said to update and close. So I clicked on that and it did it's thing and shut down my laptop. Now it won't boot up. I first get the lenovo page with the swirling balls, the the screen goes to black with more swirling balls. Sorry I am not very techie and have idea idea what to do. I have tried shutting off and restarting... nothing.  I have tried letting it run and nothing after several hours.  

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Hi everyone, I bought my Z510 notebook about 2 years ago and this problem started about 2 weeks ago. A significat drop on performance occured when playing games that previously had no problem to run smoothly. It's quite annoying because now it's impossible for my games to run fluently - instead they almost run frame by frame like I had too weak graphic card.. It happened suddenly - one day it was OK and the other everything went down.I cannot watch YouTube videos in 1080p quality. 720p is max and if I chose higher quality, videos cannot run smoothly - the situation is almost the same like with my games. Video needs to take some time to load for about 2-3 seconds - it also lasts for about 2-3seconds.My notebook also needs much more time to start up and switch off. It used to be a copule of seconds and now I feel like this time has doubled. In general, my PC works slower.I scanned it for viruses a copule of times and even reinstalled Windows. Nothing helped.What is happening? Is it because of the graphic card or is it because built-in technology making the hardware obsolete and forcing buying a new PC? In advance thanks for You help.

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hi everyone, can you pls help me regarding my lenovo ideapad z510, is it possible to upgrade it to the highest possible upgrade and how much maybe the cost of the upgrade?thank you for your advice

A:upgrading lenovo ideapad z510

Hi kingphilip,
 
Welcome to the Community Forums.
 
It would be best if you can share the details of your machine using the MTM / machine number from the sticker or get it from here. Knowing the specifications of your machine and acknowledging your needs would help you approximate on how far you would like to upgrade things.
 
Update us soon as convenient.
 
Regards

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Hi Everyone, I have a Levnovo z510 i5 @2.5 GB running windows 10.The usb ports gets disconnected on their own.I have to place my laptop on the floor to acess the pendrive .Also, sometimes, it just doesn't recognize and gives this error 'Device has malfunctioned!' Kindly provide help. 

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