Over 1 million tech questions and answers.

Yoga 720-12IKB: Lenovo Vantage battery gauge disappeared

Q: Yoga 720-12IKB: Lenovo Vantage battery gauge disappeared

Some days ago, I found out the Lenovo Vantage battery gauge on taskbar disappeared. Even the menu to turn it on or off in Lenovo Vantage also disappeared too. Is Lenovo going to release next update soon to make it available, or is there any way for me to get it back? I'd already reinstalled the Lenovo Vantage and got all newest drivers installed, but nothing helped.

Read other answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 200
Preferred Solution: Yoga 720-12IKB: Lenovo Vantage battery gauge disappeared

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.)

RELEVANCY SCORE 110

Hi everyone !I am trying to get back the BatteryGauge in the Windows taskbar but everything I tried failed :- in the LenovoSettings app : the switch is ON- when I right click on the windows taskbar, I can see the BatteryGauge toolbar but when I click on it, nothing is happening- I search in the windows registery and it seems that the files for this taskbar are located in c:\program files\lenovo\batterygauge... I don't have this folder on my HDD- I tried to download the installation file from Lenovo website (the file bg10ww23.exe) but when I install it, nothing is happening neither... For your information everything is "up to date" on my computer : latestest version of Thinkpad Dependencies / LenovoSettings app / Windows 10 64bits / etc. Can someone send me a ZIP file with the files located in c:\program files\lenovo\batterygauge\ ? ThanksFred

Read other answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 106.8

The Lenovo Battery Guage on my T420s, running Windows 10, just disappeared on me this morning.  It looks likes Windows did an update overnight.  I checked and the guage is still enabled.  Any suggestions?  ? 

Read other answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 105.6

Any solution for it. Its a new laptop bought from US and it have warrenty but .. I couldnot found any service center in Nepal.

A:Lenovo yoga 720-12ikb battery decline when charger is plugged in?

Define "decline." What percentage to what percentage. If it's 100-95, that's by design. If it's around 60, you may have battery conservation mode engaged. At least I THINK that's available on the 720.  If you're down to 20% and it's not charging, then there's a problem. 

Read other 1 answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 102.4

My Lenovo battery gauge / indicator disappears. I'm on Windows 10. If I right-click the taskbar and remove then re-add it, it comes back. And by disappear I mean it goes invisible but the space it takes up is still on the taskbar. Has anyone else run into this and found a fix? I'm using version 1.0.23.0 of the Lenovo Battery Gauge. I've reinstalled it. I've tried prior version. Nothing seems to fix it.

A:Win 10 - Yoga 3 Pro Lenovo Battery Gauge disappear...

I have the same issue on my ThinkPad S540 with Windows 10. In my case the icon will reappear when right-clicking on the spot where the gauge is supposed to be.

Read other 4 answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 87.6

I bought lenovo y500 two days ago in INDIA.  In the lenovo energy management system 8.0, I found a battery calibration option and decided to do it.  The steps mentioned there were as follows. 1. Full charge2. Full discharge  The process performed full charging followed by complete discharge of the battery which caused the laptop to shut down.   When I tried turning on my laptop, it could not start.  The battery charging indicator LED wasnt switched on even though the power cord was inserted into the laptop.  I could start the laptop only after removing the battery.   Once the laptop was on, I inserted the battery back in and it began to charge.  After about 50% of charging, I removed the power cord and inserted it again.  Now the battery couldnt resume charging.  I again had to shut down the laptop and repeat the above steps of inserting battery after switching on the laptop without battery.  Only then the battery would resume charging. After this, I decided to allow the battery to charge to 100%. But, the charging remained stuck at 99% and could not fully charge the battery.  When I removed and reinserted the power cord, the same problem persisted of battery not resuming charging. Please help me with this problem.  I read on few forums about uninstalling microsoft ACPI which supposedly solves this issue.  However, ACPI returns back after I restart my laptop.I also tried switch... Read more

A:LENOVO Y500 BATTERY NOT CHARGING AFTER USING LENOVO'S BATTERY GAUGE CALIBRATION

 
 
ADMIN Edit - While the original post below is marked as the solution, because service will be required if the battery will no longer charge after performing a battery reset, I am adding a Lenovo update here to confirm.   Normal operation will allow the battery to relearn its capacity characteristics when using the battery reset function.  Typically this is not needed in normal use..   Batteries are equipped with a safety feature that will permanently disconnect them (like a fuse) if cell imbalance or an internal short is detected.   This tends to be statistically infrequent, but also normal, and would require a battery replacement.  (Batteries have a 1 year warranty).   This battery feature can also  produce similar results to what is being discussed in the thread, so it should first be considered by service.   This particular  forum discussion also involves a situation that could affect a limited number of systems, and could lead service to replace the system board during warranty.  
 
If your system experiences these symptoms, please contact service during the warranty period.
 
-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
dear iconoclast
 
Hi I also have the same exact problem as you.
One Key Recovery does not work.
Performing the battery gauge reset again won't work.
Let me just tell you that you ... Read more

Read other 9 answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 85.6

I have a new since Christmas Yoga 720-12IKB and find that the wifi is disconnecting/reconnecting numerous times per minute. It causes significant distruption trying to use the computer, with frequent errors about not being connected to the internet. Generally causes the device to operate very slow, nearly unusable. I'm not having disruption on any other computers/tablets/phones connected. I've tried a fair amount of troubleshooting but have yet to find a solution. The one workaround that I've found is that when I connect to power, the problem goes away. Remove power, issue returns. Suggests a problem with the power management (or possibly network adapter driver) but I can't figure it out. The network adapter is Qualcomm QCA61x4a. Here's what I've attempted: 1) Disable the power management feature of the adapter (uncheck allow computer to turn off)2) Run Lenovo System Update to make sure all drivers are up-to-date3) Manually updated the driver via device manager (went from .312 to .438)4) Switch roaming agressiveness to low Other than making it a desktop (needing to leave it plugged in to avoid the issue) any suggestions/resolution to this problem? Anyone else seeing the same behavior? Frustrating problem to an otherwise fantastic, fun, and fast Yoga!!! Looking for a light at the end of the tunnel....

Read other answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 84

Hello!I recently noticed that the Lenovo battery gauge icon is missing from my taskbar, I can't activate it, there's no way, I right-click the taskbar - > Toolbars -> Lenovo baterry Gauge, and it doesnt work. I also open Lenovo Settings and click "about and setting" and then try to set on "activate lenvovo battery gauge" , and nothing happens either, actually, the icon turns "on" but when I click elsewhere it goes back to "off". What can I do? What's happening? 

Read other answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 84

All drivers are fine. I have tried disabling and enabling & reinstalling HID touch screen drivers but it didnot work. I have also reset the PC . But i didn't fix. I dont think its a hardware problem. Any solution??   

Read other answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 83.6

Hi, a couple of weeks ago, I tried to open Lenovo Settings and it instruct me to uninstall it, as all functions are now integrated to Lenovo Companion. I did, but noticed that the Lenovo Battery Gauge still points me to Lenovo Settings (left click on the battery gauge). I uninstalled Companion, and Settings, rebooted, and installed companion again, but looks the Gauge does not uninstall. How can I remove the gauge and make it point to companion? Thanks!

Read other answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 82.4

I read other posts and none specifically addressed this for the 920 and the use of what is actually a good Lenovo config tool seems to be poorly documented.   I would think it would be the same for any Yoga model with Windows 10 and Lenovo Vantage installed.   I can't seem to find a version for Vantage, so hopefully this works on all versions.    1) Find and open Lenovo Vantage on your machine (use Cortana if needed).   This is the Responsive view and yours may look different...don't worry, options are the same.  Click on Hardware settings  2)  Click on Input (again, responsive view...whatever view you have should have this button labeled the same)  3)  This will open the Hardware Setting - Input UI.   Under 'Function Keys' click on the one that is labeled 'F1-F12' (should look like below, highlighted in blue) to make that the the Function the default setting for those keys...to further clarify: it will now be a Function Key (F1-F12) by default.    With this change, you will press the FN+ one of the function key for the Hot Key option (e.g. FN+F1=mute/unmute, FN+F2=volume down, etc.)     4)  Your change is already saved, so you can now X-out (click X in the upper right) of the pop-up windows created by that were created   

Read other answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 82.4
RELEVANCY SCORE 82.4

Does anyone know if Lenovo has removed the toolbar battery guage in an update? If not, is there a way to get it back?  The setting doesn't exist in Lenovo Settings and the toolbar is missing from the list of availble toolbars.  I have the latest software installed, even reinstalled the lenovo dependency service. Thanks!Ed

Read other answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 82.4

At some point in the last few days or weeks, the green battery indicator simply vanished from my X1 Yoga (Win10) without a trace, and it seems I'm not the only one with that problem. I tried downloading it from the support page, but the software was removed from the list, and a link from google only leads to a "page-not-found" message. So, what's going on? Will there be a new version of the battery indicator? Why was the old one uninstalled and not just simply updated via system update?

Read other answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 82.4

I have enabled the Lenovo Battery Gauge via Lenovo Vantage.  Two questions: 1.  From time to time (no regular schedule) it randomly disappears.  Why? 2.  Yesterday (1-30-2018) I had to re-enable it, and it appears to have doubled or tripled in size.  It used to be a nice, compact little icon, and now it's huge and a little distracting.  I couldn't find a setting to return it to its original size. Thank you for any assistance you might provide.

Read other answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 82.4

hi.i was using my computer with battery conservation on a few days ago but next day i used the pc i couldn't use it. i losed that option and i really need it because i need to use my computer all day does anyone know what can i do?i already tried to reinstall the drivers and lenovo vantage too and nothing


























Capturar.PNG ?70 KB

Read other answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 82

1. After install Windows 10 from 0, with all programs and drivers, the battery gauge disappeared from taskbar. Thinkpad Yoga 260 with Companion 3.38.0.0 & Lenovo Settings 3.66.3.0 (comparing SSD old & new, now, after install all, I don`t have BatteryGauge folder in c:\Program Files\Lenovo\)2. Driver Intel Wireless AC8260 ver.18.40.0.9 & driver Intel Wireless Bluetooth 18.1.1539.2349:a - with bluetooth mouse Logitech M557: internet speed in wifi ok.b - with bluetooth mouse Logitech M557 & bluetooth speaker Anker A3143: internet speed in wifi dead (extremely slow speed)

A:Thinkpad Yoga 260 wifi problem & the battery gauge...

Hi virgilserviceit.
 
There is always good to check the support page of you Thinkpad model. With your full model number you can find exactly the support page.
 
This is the support page for the general Yoga 260 product.
http://support.lenovo.com/us/en/products/laptops-and-netbooks/thinkpad-yoga-series-laptops/thinkpad-...
 
You can download the Lenovo battery Gauge from here:
http://support.lenovo.com/us/en/downloads/ds105165
 
Regards

Read other 2 answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 81.6

My Y50-70 battery is still in good condition after 3.5 years of use, I can tell by the fact that it lasts for more than 2.5 hours in High Performance mode going from 100% to 20%. I mostly use the laptop plugged in with Conservation Mode on. I regularily do cycles of the battery mostly when I'm traveling with Conservation Mode off. The cycle count is around 200, so I know it's half way its service life. However when the battery reaches around 20% I need to imediately plug it in, because then it could go down to 0% in a minute. In fact when it shows 20%, the moment I plug it in AC the battery gauge shows imediately 0% and then is slowly going up. I'm like 95% sure that the problem is with the battery gauge, and there was a Battery Gauge Reset option in the Lenovo Utilities preinstalled on the Windows 8 OS that came preinstalled when I bought it. Windows 8 and 8.1 were such a disasters but luckily then in less than a year came Windows 10 and everything ran smooth, except for the fact that Lenovo dropped half of the utilities to perform useful tasks like Fan Dust Removal and Battery Gauge Reset, instead they are offering useless software like Photo Master in the Support Section. Somehow I managed to install two years ago a version of Lenovo Quick Optimizer that does the trick for performing Fan Dust Removal but no luck with Battery Gauge Reset. This topic https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/ThinkVantage-Technologies/How-to-perform-a-battery-gauge-reset... Read more

Read other answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 81.2

I had a hardware issue with my new Yoga 920 and have the motherboard was replaced the Lenovo Vantage app displays as an IDEAPAD.  Been round and round with support to no avail.    I am 100% certain - but with no way o prooving - that before the motherboard was changed the Lenovo Vantage app displayed as a YOGA920. Can another send me screen shots of their home page on the Lenovo Vantage app so I can show support I am not making this up?

A:Yoga 920 and Lenovo Vantage

I dont have a Yoga 920 but I believe you.  I think what happened to you happened to my nephew.  When they replaced motherboard on my nephews Yoga 720 they were supposed to update model number and serial number on the motherboard but they forgot to.  They did not.    Now Vantage wont work on my  nephews laptop since Vantage doesnt know which model number it is to lookup for software update.  If you go into BIOS is the serial number model number missing there too?  
Now the only way support says the laptop can be fixed is to ship laptop to repair center for repair centers mistake.
 
Below is my post from months ago in regards to my nephews Yoga 720.  I still have no resolution since he was at school at he needed it for studies and didnt have time to ship into Lenovo.
 
https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/Lenovo-Yoga-Series-Notebooks/720-13-motherboard-replacement/m-p/3957342
 
On the bottom of the Vantage screen it should show your device make, Serial number , Product number and BIOS version.  On my nephews 720 that information is missing since its missing from the motherboard.

Read other 3 answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 80.8

Hi all, Lenovo Companion asked me to update Lenovo battery gauge( V 1.0.45.0) and somehow the updating failed. Result is I've no more Battery gauge and if I try to install software from this link: http://support.lenovo.com/ie/it/products/laptops-and-netbooks/thinkpad-x-series-laptops/thinkpad-x20... installing stuck and doesn't work. It does the same even with older version of this software.Can you help me please?

Read other answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 80.4

Today the Lenovo Vantage app suddenly started crashing every time I try to search for updates. Yoga 920. I uninstalled and reinstalled the app, but it made no difference. Still crashing while searching for updates. Any suggestions?

Read other answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 80.4

Since I was updating my Windows 10 to the latest version my Lenovo Vantage can not be initialized anymore.I always get the message: Lenovo Vantage found a problemplease install or update the "system interface foundation update" and reboot I did this a few times, but it did not help at all and also reinstalling of both applicastions Is there any solution currently available ? thanxMikeLenovo Yoga X1 20JDTO1WW





MikeT400 (6474-B84) Core Duo P8600 2,40Ghz, 248GB SSD +1.750 TB HDD, 8GB RAM, Win X Pro 64bitW530 (2447-43G) i7-3820QM Quad 3.70 GHz, 160GB SSD + 1.750 TB HDD, 24 GB RAM, Win X Pro 64bitW700, Core Duo, 500 GB + 750 GB HDD, 8 GB RAM, Win X Pro 64bit

Read other answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 80.4

Since I was updating my Windows 10 to the latest version my Lenovo Vantage can not be initialized anymore.I always get the message: Lenovo Vantage found a problemplease install or update the "system interface foundation update" and reboot I did this a few times, but it did not help at all and also reinstalling of both applicastions Is there any solution currently available ? thanxMikeLenovo Yoga X1 20JDTO1WW





MikeT400 (6474-B84) Core Duo P8600 2,40Ghz, 248GB SSD +1.750 TB HDD, 8GB RAM, Win X Pro 64bitW530 (2447-43G) i7-3820QM Quad 3.70 GHz, 160GB SSD + 1.750 TB HDD, 24 GB RAM, Win X Pro 64bitW700, Core Duo, 500 GB + 750 GB HDD, 8 GB RAM, Win X Pro 64bit

Read other answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 80

Hello everyone! My name is Kevin and I've had my Lenovo Y410P for a little less than 2 years. So recently I downloaded Battery Bar as I was realizing that my battery duration was slowly receding.Battery Bar, a program that shows battery level and wear, stated that my 6 cell battery had experienced 54.3% wear. I browsed the internet for specific tips on how to increase my battery duration and came upon battery recalibration. I tried it a couple times manually, but I didn't get any results. So, I then turned to the battery gauge full-charge/discharge function in my Energy Management. After running that through the night, I realized the next morning that the battery was depleted and I couldn't turn on my laptop or even charge my battery unless I followed the steps:- Remove the battery from the laptop.- Plug in the AC adapter and use the laptop without a battery.- The battery can be reattached. The battery is able to start charging. - If I remove the AC adapter for a second and reattach it, it will not be recognized and it will not charge the battery. As of now, Battery Bar shows that I have 0% wear of 52,830 mWh which is significantly less than the full capacity of a 6 cell battery; however, it's still better than what I had before. Anyways, does anyone else have this problem? And if you have, how did you resolve this issue? Thank you!

Read other answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 80

I'm getting this message when I start my 80XS laptop:
"there was a problem starting c:\programdata\lenovo\imcontroller\plugins\lenovobatterygaugepackage\x64\lenobatterygaugepackage.dll" I've tried System Restore and does not work because it is missing. How do I fix this?
 
 
Moderator comment: Model, based on type=80XS, added to subject for clarity.

Read other answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 80

Hei!When I open the battery widget it gets cropped by the taskbar! HELP! 

























Lenovo.PNG ?31 KB

Read other answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 80

I'm getting this message when I start my 80XS laptop:
"there was a problem starting c:\programdata\lenovo\imcontroller\plugins\lenovobatterygaugepackage\x64\lenobatterygaugepackage.dll" I've tried System Restore and does not work because it is missing. How do I fix this?
 
 
Moderator comment: Model, based on type=80XS, added to subject for clarity.

Read other answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 78.8

Hello Forum, I installed Lenovo Vantage on my X1Y3, but I just realized that it's not pulling updates from Lenovo appropriately. For example, right now these are the updates available on Lenovo support site that I have not installed, but Lenovo Vantage is saying my system is up to date. Is this normal for Lenovo Vantage?  BIOS Update Utility for Windows 10 (64-bit) - ThinkPad X1 Yoga 3rd Gen (types 20LD, 20LE, 20LF, 20LG)1.12, 24 Apr 2018Intel Thunderbolt software for Windows 10 64-bit - ThinkPad P52s, T580, X1 Yoga17.3.73.350, 20 Apr 2018Intel Gigabit Ethernet Driver for Windows 10 (64-bit) - ThinkPad P52s, T580, X1 Yoga12.17.8.7, 23 Apr 2018 Thanks a lot for your help!

Read other answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 78

My keyboard backlight doesn't go on and off automatically anymore depending on how light or how dark it is.  I have discovered this happens since i "upgraded" Lenove Settings to Lenove Vantage. I never gave it much thought because it worked always. Now that it is somehow gone i am experiencing how highly inconvenient this is in my work flow.  There isn't even an option anymore in Lenovo Vantage to enable automatic backlight... Why? I have never heard of 'upgrades' that actually demote an important every day function, and add an inconvenient annoyance.   Please tell me i am missing something, otherwise there is no excuse for this horrible 'upgrade'. Thanks.

Read other answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 77.6

Until a couple of days ago all my battery settings were working fine, but now the battery icon just disappeared in the Lenovo settings, so I cannot change anything. This is especially annoying since my chargin threshold is set to 80% and I do not know how to change it with this problem. I do not remember installing any updates, but I did change some things when my pc boots to get rid of a broken Linux partition in my boot menu. All other parts of Lenovo Settings and Lenovo Companion are working fine. Thanks for your help!

Read other answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 77.6

I have saved a T60p, a T61 and a W510 from scrapping, partly replaced battery, CPU, RAM and changed to a SSD and successfully installed Windows 10 x64 version 1709 onto them. As least the T61 and W510 are now quite useful.Then I remembered that Thinkpads did have a Power Manager for Windows 7, and found that for Windows 10 Lenovo Vantage from the Windows Store seems to be the best option. Unfortunately, since installing Vantage, after hibernating Windows 10, the battery drains about 20% over 24 hours, and I have not found any explanation for that.Interestingly, the battery does not drain after hibernating when:o) I remove and reinsert the battery for a few secondso) power on, booting into Ubuntu and doing a shutdowno) I do a shutdown instead of hibernatingI really would like use Vantage to define a charging threshold from about 40% to 80% to enhance the life of the (new) batteries, but the described significant draining during hibernation is unacceptable. Does anyone know a solution for this problem (3 different laptops experience the same problem, even when just installing Windows 1709 and Vantage)? Thanks a lot!

Read other answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 77.6

hi to all, Lenovo Vantage presents a malfunction, I tried the king of the batteries, I started with the battery 2 "the small one" then immediately after trying the answer of the battery 1 "the big internal one", the afternoon of the next day, over the 1 "internal" battery correction did not give me the possibility to perform the "removable" 2 "battery correction, made all the reset, uninstalled lenovo vantage, disconnected reset and recharged battery 2, nothing to do! it always tells me operation canceled by the customer !! are you coming to do? salve a tutti, Lenovo Vantage presenta una disfunzione, ho eseguito la reimpostazione delle batterie, ho cominciato con la batteria 2 "quella piccola" poi subito dopo aver avviato la reimpostazione la ho interrotta poichè gia notte, e ho preferito avviare la reimpostazione della batteria 1 "quella interna grande", al pomeriggio del giorno dopo, finita la reimpostazione batteria 1 "interna" non mi dava piu la possibilità di eseguire la reimpostazione della batteria 2 "rimovibile", fatto tutti i reset, disinstallato lenovo vantage, scollegato resettato e ricoollegata batteria 2, nulla da fare! mi dice sempre operazione annullata dal cliente!! come fare ?

Read other answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 76.8

One moth ago I got an X1 carbon 5th gen, only used with AC adapter with 60% battery charge threshold; nevretheless since one week (perhaps after some update) the battery is shown as "poor condition" in the Lenovo Vantage software, which says the battery can only hold 75% of nominal capacity, bu the battery has zero cycles! Any idea on how to check whether it is a software issue or a defective battery?Thank you iunio

Read other answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 76.4

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

Read other answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 75.6

In this first screenshot of Lenovo Vantage running under Windows 10 (64) on my X1 Yoga (1st generation), please notice where it says that I need to install Sierra Wireless EM7455 Software - 10 (64), version 7.47.4743.0105.  However, in the second screenshot, please notice where the Installation History shows that Sierra Wireless EM7455 Software - 10 (64), version 7.47.4743.0105 was successfully installed already. Everytime I boot up and run Lenovo Vantage to check for updates, it tells me that I need Sierra Wireless EM7455 Software - 10 (64), version 7.47.4743.0105 so I let it install it. Everytime I install it, the installation appears to be successful and my computer reboots, but then after rebooting, Lenovo Vantage again tells me that (1) I need it, (2) I already have it. This is crazy.  In the third screenshot (looking at Windows Device Manager) I see the Sierra Wireless EM7455 Qualcomm Snapdragon X7 LTE-A. The fourth screenshot shows that it is disabled.  I will enable this and then retry to install the updated. I'll report back in a second posting on this thread whehter it works.  (I would leave this posting open and finish it later, but I'm afraid it woud all be lost when I reboot).   

A:ENDLESS LOOP: Lenovo Vantage Tells Me To Update a Driver That Vantage Says Is Already Up to Date.

After enabling the driver in Windows Device Manager, then again trying to update, the update was successful. After another reboot, Lenovo Vantage no longer show that this needs to be updated.  I'm no programmer, but it seems to me that the Lenovo Vantage update program ought to be able to see whether a driver is disabled and to tell the user to enable it in order to allow successful of updating of the driver. My 2¢.

Read other 1 answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 70.4

Hi! Does anyone know what is the format of the date in the field "(battery) Manufacture Date" informed by Lenovo Vantage (Hardware Configuration > Energy)? It seems not to follow Windows setting. In my case, it is set to Brazilian Portuguese DD/MM/YYYY, but there is not a leading "0" in the returned value (see attached image). Does it really disregard the Windows setting and presents it in a fixed format (maybe American English)? When was my battery manufactured (Oct. 07 or July 10)?Thanks in advance.  

Read other answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 68.8

Hey, Recently i got my Thinkpad Yoga 460 back from lenovo battery replacement. Now today, after a week of a perfect working battery, i got a "lenovo unauthorized battery warning" and the battery wouldnt be charged When i remove my AC-Adapter the laptop works fine for a few minutes and then looses power.Sometimes i got a warning that i have to reinstall oder change the battery.Lenovo settings doesnt show a battery either. Anyone got an idea what i could do?    

Read other answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 68.4

Hello, I want to know if there is a possibility to use the left alt function as fn function, Explaining better: I love to have the sound controll and brightness in the F keys, but in some laptops ive seen that if for example I press alt + F4, then the windows closes, this is what I want but right now I have to press Alt + Fn + F4.is there a way to do what I want or the only solution is to change the F keys to work as normal F keys and the to control audio and brightness I will have to press Fn???thank you

Read other answers