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Q: Lenovo X1 Yoga (20FQ) Clean Windows 10 Pro Install...

Hello, I have decided to do a clean install of Windows 10 Professional (x64) on my Lenovo X1 Yoga (20FQ). I'm currently pulling my hair out trying to install Windows 10 in UEFI mode, I want to do this so I can use the full functionality of the TPM chip and bitlocker. No matter what I do I have not been able to install Windows 10 Professional (x64) in UEFI mode, I've only been able to install it in legacy mode. I've tried multiple configurations of the BIOS in terms of disabling Legacy/enable UEFI OS to boot but when I put the BIOS in UEFI only mode the Windows 10 Professional (x64) USB key (that I've created using the .iso downloaded with the Microsoft Download Tool), the machine refuses to boot from the USB key or the PCIe-NVMe when in UEFI Only mode. Can someone point me to a guide for installing Windows in UEFI mode?

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Preferred Solution: Lenovo X1 Yoga (20FQ) Clean Windows 10 Pro Install...

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I need to do a clean install of Windows 10 on my girlfriends Lenovo Yoga 2. I noticed there are five different partitions on her computer...have no idea what is going on here. Should I use Parted Magic and just Secure Erase the SSD and then proceed on with the Windows 10 installation?  


























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Hello, I've just bought a new Lenovo yoga 730 15 with Intel Core i7 8550U and want to clean install Windows 7. Just can't get id done. I've loaded Win 7 to usb drive, it boots up, but won't see the drive because the "nvme driver cannot be found". Well, i cant find that driver anywhere either. Any solutions?

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Hi, I have a fresh install of Windows 10 Pro (x64) on my X1 Yoga, installed in UEFI mode. I wish to encrypt the drive with Bitlocker with TPM and PIN. Another user on a different thread alluded that this is not possible as the X1 Yoga I have uses a PCIe-NVMe disk, for which there is no hardware support for Bitlocker. Is this correct or am I confused?

A:Lenovo X1 Yoga (20FQ) BitLocker with TPM and PIN

I meant you cannot use the AES hardware engine of the NVMe SSD (if a SED like the OPAL2 option) - but you can use software BitLocker just fine. This means the CPU will have to do the crypto instead for some performance penalty depending on your I/O - see CPU utilisation during a benchmark for example. Also do note that using FDE (full disk encryption) on a SSD is not "great" as the whole disk "looks full" to the SSD - so you may need to over-provision for best performance. You can also use "encrypt only used space" instead. There are pros and cons for each.

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We got users with "clean install" Windows 10 on the ThinkPad Yoga 370 instead of factory image.  in Lenovo Settings, audio, dolby section, the presets that are in OEM load are all missing.  we tried uninstall Lenovo Settings, Conexant audio driver, SIF, reinstall, same things - the enable button is there, but no profiles for dynamic, movie, music, gaming, and voice. anyone have seen this issue (or on other machines?), any idea how to reinstall those?  i wonder whether we are missing some pieces. 

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Hello everyone, I have new Lenovo ideapad yoga 900 notebook (Core i7, 512GB and 16GB RAM). When it was new, the speed was awesome. However, with passage of time, altought the speed is still good but when compared with the speed when it was new, it is bit less. May be it is because of cache files etc.  On mobile in similar issues, I always use Clean Master app. I found out that same can be installed on Windows too using emulator. Found this guide and followed it: Download Clean Master App for PC InstallerHowever, I didn't see any improvement. Any other recomended app that is light-weight and will also solve the issue? Thanks in advance.

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Hello,I'm facing some little problems that a clean install would definately solve them, but I'm afraid that if I install onekey recovery afterwords, it won't be or can't be 100% integrated with the system. There's this novo key on the side that it brings onekey recovery if i shut my laptop and then press it, would it work later after a clean install of windows OS and reinstalling onekey recovery?Is there anything that is really useful by Lenovo that I'm going to miss out on, if i do a clean install? Is there any risks at all?Thank U guys

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First, to make this absolutely clear: there isn't even an entry in Device Manager, as in "there's an unknown device". The touch screen completely disappeared as a device. Nothing detects it. Even the WriteIt app cannot start because it cannot detect touch or pen inputs. Second, this happened approximately two months ago. Since many updates installed then I cannot tell after which one specifically it happened. There were Windows updates but also a ThinkPad BIOS v1.38 update through Lenovo Vantage. After that the touch screen hasn't work and is still not working. That's two months. Unfortunately I cannot rollback updates through Lenovo Vantage (and anywhere else for that matter). I can only rollback Windows updates but there are so many, it'll be very time-consuming and inconvenient. I don't want to sound whiny and entitled but I still cannot understand how is it possible to have this issue for so long without any available resolution. Basically I cannot use the touch screen of a device which main selling point was the touchscreen. Is there a way to do a hardware diagnostic that will tell me more? I tried browsing through the BIOS but couldn't find anything. I doubt it is a hardware issue because I've always been very protective with my machine and haven't abused its flexibility in any way. It's mostly staying as a normal laptop on my desk with the ocassional change of posture to bring the touchscreen closer to me. I really hope something can be do... Read more

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Is there a guide on how to do a clean install of Windows on a brand new Yoga X1 3rd gen? I want to make sure to get rid of any bloatware. I plan to download Windows 1809 if it is indeed available for download next Tuesday Oct 2nd and install fresh that way. How can I obtain my product key so I can activate windows after the clean install? Will I need to power on the machine and extract the key some how before doing the clean install? Or should there be a product key on a label on the computer or something that comes in the box that has it? Finally, is there a hidden partition or something that makes re-installing easy in the future? If so, how can I update it to the 1809 version that I am hopefully getting next week. Thanks!

A:New Yoga X1 G3, clean install of windows

I've done it.  There is no problem with the key.  It is stored in the BIOS and the machine will activate automatically.  If you are asked for a product key during the install, selecct the option to say you don''t have a key now.

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I've just had a clean install on my Yoga 500 14IHW hoped to re partition it and some other reasons.It seem everything is ok but few of fuctions have gone and  I can't remember what of them. But the one that I want it back is the Transition. I want it turn to tablet mode automatically when I bend it. No matter I try to find how to solve, it still not work.# I have already installed the Transition software.# All driver are updated.# I can change to tablet mode just in manualy# When I bend it keyboard and touchpad are disable.Please help. I had backed up the full disk to image with Norton Ghost and tried to restore it but it remain Windows error could not start. I tried to repair it by using usb win 10, but it still not work.Hope to see any solution soon.

A:Yoga 500 windows 10 clean install and transition d...

Hi,have you solved the problem?Please look here : https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/Lenovo-Yoga-Series-Notebooks/Yoga-500-doesn-t-switch-to-tablet-mode/td-... I hope that this Topic can help you.

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hello, I just did a clean install of windows 10 on my yoga 900-13ISK2. can somone provide me instructions on how to reinstall drivers (i get you download the file from the site and just execute it) but i know drivers and utilities required to be installed in certain order. I also want to make sure i install all of the drivers and not put any bloat wear. My computer is a signature edition, so i would like to install all drivers and programs that came out the box.

A:Yoga 900 Laptop windows clean install

Drivers are of course needed for the hardware devices on your system to work properly, and many will be delivered by Windows Update, but I would probably update them with the versions found on the Lenovo Support site.   The order that they are installed, however, is not really important as long as you reboot when requested.   As far as software and utilities, you don't really need any of those for your laptop to work, and only you can determine what software or utilities you think are useful, and what you consider bloatware. Cheers,

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Hello everyone,
 
I recently installed Windows 8.1 Pro RTM successfully so I thought it may be useful to share the steps here.
 
Disclaimer: Please proceed with caution. I'm not responsible for any gain, loss, or harm done to you, your device, or your data.
 
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Pre-requisites:
1- Windows 8.1 RTM ISO image. (Available on the internet)
2- Windows 8 Pro license key. (Yes, It works with 8.1 also)
3- Windows 7 USB/DVD Download tool
4- Lenovo Yoga 13 Windows 8 Drivers
5- USB Stick or HDD with at least 4GB space. (Note: All data on disk will be erased)
 
Steps:
1- Important: Take a full backup of HDD.
2- Plugin the USB disk then open Windows 7 USB/DVD Download Tool.
3- Point to WIN8.1 ISO image path and wait for the wizard to finish.
 

 
4- After the wizard completes succefully, keep the USB stick plugged in and then restart the device in UEFI mode.
( + C -> Settings -> General -> Advanced -> Restart now -> Use a device -> USB UEFI Device).
5- It shall boot from the USB device and begin Windows setup wizard.
6- Specify the preferred language and enter the license key and choose advanced installation.
7- In disk allocation wizard, delete partitions with the following labels: LENOVO, WINRE_DRV, SYSTEM_DRV
(Warning: Don't erase partition labeled PBR_DRV as this will erase the Lenovo recovery drive).
8- Select the resulted unallocated space (should be around 106 GB) and click ne... Read more

A:[Guide] Windows 8.1 PRO RTM clean install on Yoga ...

Hi, thank you for the instructions, but I already deleted ALL partitions.  Well, I was already going your way before I discovered this, but without the "keep the USB Stick plugged in" because I used my Desktop PC to create the bootable USB stick. Now I am having the problem in installing Windows 8.1 with UEFI only. I can't boot from USB stick with UEFI, formatted with FAT32 and used the Windows USB Tool to create the media exactly like your instructions in this case. What can I do?  I also tried installing from a second partition but the Windows setup says that there is a MBR-partition table so I am not able to install Windows on that drive. On the other hand Acronis Disk Director isn't able to format the SSD to GPT......that's a real dilemma.....I am at the end of my knowledge. Can somebody help me? 

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On a Yoga 3 pro that had a corrupted and unbootable version of Windows 8. 
 
I've managed to create a USB boot drive that the computer recognizes, I've deleted all partitions but when I attempt the clean reinstall I get "Windows cannot install required files, make sure all files required for the installation are available and restart the installation. Error code 0x8007013".
 
I've tried it multiple times with multiple USB drives. I've tried the Windows Media Creation tool (the computer won't even recognize it), I've tried it making a USB stick with Rufus (see above problem) and I've tried making one with Windows Media Creation tool, copying all the files off it, formatting with Rufus and copying all the files back, same problem. I've tried with Secure Boot on and with it off, I've tried with UEFI on and with it set to Legacy. No luck.
 
I'm normally pretty good at this, but this has me stumped. Any assistance would be appreciated.
 
Moderator Note: Edited subject to match content.

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I've been extremely frustrated with both the screen flickering and crashing during sleep issues.  I figured before I buy a laptop from another company that I would at least try a reformat. I was expecting devices to not be fully installed after the reformat but Device Manager does not show any issues.  PC is also running fine besides the fact that the trackpad doesn't right click properly and the resolution is off which probably can be addressed by installing the proper drivers.  What else should I install, though?

A:Yoga 2 Pro - fresh install of Windows 10 - what should we install from Lenovo's download page?

Download/install Lenovo System Interface Foundation for Windows 10 (32-bit, 64-bit)...IdeaPad.... That should install, among other things, Lenovo Vantage (ex-Companion.) Use its System Update function to find drivers/updates, download and install them on your system. You don't have to install everything but if you have "screen flickering and crashing during sleep issues" then I'd make sure to at least get the latest chipset, display, video, power management, etc. drivers.
 
P.S. If you suspect that particular driver(s) may be causing issues, then install them one at a time to identify which one(s) are bad.

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Hello, I just recently clean installed windows 10 on my Lenovo Yoga 500-14IBD, replacing the 1TB HDD with a 128GB SSD (I don't have that much stuff). Computer seems to launch apps faster (most of the time) and also starts up faster, but my internet browsing is still kind of laggy.  So i'm wondering If i need to change the computer in anyway (BIOS, etc?) now it has a SSD rather than the shipped with HDD. Also, the clean install has taken all my preinstalled Lenovo programs so I also wonder if this will affect the performance of my laptop(- or is it better)? Because I went to the support page for my laptop and downloaded a driver for the touchpad thinking it would be the newest available and before it downloaded it said it was older than the driver it would be replacing, which I thought strange and it's got me asking if the support page is kept up to date? Ideally I would download a Lenovo app that ckecks my system for out of date or absent Lenovo software that should be there. If anyone could answer those questions I would be extremely grateful. Thanks, David

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On my Lenovo 20FQ...With Windows 10 64 bit Redstone 2  build 1703 with latest updates...Original Samsung NVMe Ver.2.2 drivers can not be installed...for the 1TB m.2 2280 SSD PCIe NVMe, FRU 00UP414 Samsung PM961only the  Windows NVMe Standard drivers are accepted...With Windows Standard drivers too slow....who can help..Thanks in advance... 

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On my Lenovo 20FQ...With Windows 10 64 bit Redstone 2  build 1703 with latest updates...Original Samsung NVMe Ver.2.2 drivers can not be installed...for theThinkPad 1TB m.2 2280 SSD PCIe NVMe, 00UP414 Samsung PM961only the  Windows NVMe Standard drivers are accepted...who can help..Thanks in advance...

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I just purchased a Lenovo Z50-70 and want to remove the bloatware and perform a clean install. I was able to retrieve the product key using a key finder software but can't figure out how to go about performing this clean install.

I've downloaded a windows 8.1 ISO and put it on both a DVD and a USB flash drive and trying booting to both but I keep getting some message about cable being disconnected and it doesn't seem to process through.

The version of windows 8.1 is OEM 64-bit.

Also, I'm looking to upgrade to Windows 10 when it's available and I hear that it will be a free upgrade for at least a year, if not more. So, I'd like to make sure whatever I do now allows me to make the upgrade in the future.

Any help you guys can provide would be great!!!

A:Clean install of windows 8.1 on new Lenovo Z50-70

Is it talking about the USB cable, look at page 5 in your manual or Google this in your browser:
]G Z 40 50 series UG EN - Lenovo

This is the procedure for a clean install:
Clean Install - Windows 8

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Well i need some help with a clean install and because this is my first time doing a clean install. For this i want to keep the onekey button function and the hidden partition for the factory reset.But my problem is that there is a lot of partitions so i dont know which partitions should i delete to keep the onekey recovery function.

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I have bought a Lenovo Z50-75 with AMD processor and AMD graphics and a 1TB HDD, but have found to it to be extremely slow and have decided to put in a new SSD and do fresh install of Windows. I am very disappointed with the speed of this thing. (1) Since, the machine did not come with any recovery disk how do I reinstall windows 10 on an empty SSD put into it?(2) I would prefer that I not have to deal with Bloatware and crapware to get better performance, how do I make sure that I don't end up with it again?(3) This machine certainly has the windows 10 product key stored inside the hardware which should be picked up by the installer. However, if I decide that I don't want this Windows 10 rather I want Windows 7 or less likely Windows 8, what shall be the procedure then? I am including Windows 7 and 8 here too since I may decide to change to them on this extra laptop of mine and make sure that it never makes me update to Windows 10.

A:Clean install of windows on SSD for Lenovo Z50-75

(1) Since, the machine did not come with any recovery disk how do I reinstall windows 10 on an empty SSD put into it?Comment: Use the Novo button to access the recovery menu to restore the unit to factory condition or if you have your own backup image you can use it. Read the manual.(2) I would prefer that I not have to deal with Bloatware and crapware to get better performance, how do I make sure that I don't end up with it again?Comment: You can clean install. However, you will removing the Lenovo recovery feature forever.(3) This machine certainly has the windows 10 product key stored inside the hardware which should be picked up by the installer. However, if I decide that I don't want this Windows 10 rather I want Windows 7 or less likely Windows 8, what shall be the procedure then?Comment: It will be the same procedure. Just see to it that you have the necessary drivers for whatever version you decide. Expect some surprises since the unit is supposed to be made and tested for Win 10.

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Hello community, i own a brandnew Yoga 720 13 IKB and i clean installed windows 10 Education on just 1 partiton as Iam used it from my older notebooks. The install itself worked fine but the issue now is that windows wont update, there comes always the error "?There isn?t enough memory available to create ramdisk device. Error code:-0xc0000017 ..."I already tried all solutions I could find at the internet but nothing helped. How can I partition my HDs as they were before i clean installed my new windows. Do i have to to use  GPT for my SSD and all the partitions I create because I cant run the SSD anymore as Raid as it did before. So how should I set everything on my lenovo yoga (settings before clean install) so that i can run the windows clean install and updates without problems anymore. I already installed the newest BIOS Version.My other question is if I can use the neweste intel drivers for example Wlan and VGA or is it better to use the lenovo ones, which are pretty old?The last question is, how or where can I find my old Windows 10 Home Key of my Yoga 720 (in Bios, how?)Thank you so far and sorry for my english, Iam german :-)

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I performed a clean install of windows 10 (pro) on my y50, installed all drivers but the lenovo utility app lenovo provides for windows 10 doesn't start after installing.This is a very important application for me and without it i'd probably roll back to windows 8.1 so any help is greatly appreciated.













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A:Windows 10 clean install and lenovo utility

I'm having the exact same issue here with the Y50 4K. Did you upgrade using the Windows 10 upgrade tool? or did you get the official automatic update? Because in my case I waited a couple of days and I didn't receive the update so I decided to use the upgrade tool and did a clean install. But now the interface seems laggy but it runs just fine on my 5 year old laptop that I upgraded through the automatic upgrade.... I'm starting to think that I shouldn't have upgraded manually because it doesn't make sense that my 5 year old laptop runs smoother than my Y50.

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Help needed! Can anyone light me with the information to locate the driver for SSD (SAMSUNG MZVLB512) installed in Yoga 720-131KBR? I am trying to do a clean install of windows 10. However, it shows no disk when I reach the screen to specify a partition to install. Dose anyone have info to solve this problem? Thanks.

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Hello guys!
 
I have been chocking on this problem for 2 days now, to no avail. The short story: Tried to do the built in free windows upgrade on the computer (from windows 8.1), but something went wrong, and I ended up in the "Please restart to being the installation of windows 10" loop.
After trying several workarounds, I gave up, and opted for a clean install of the product from a USB drive.
 
The install went smooth, and most things were working out of the box, but not the touch screen. Then I went to the product page, and downloaded all the drivers there are. Installed every one of them, but still no touch input. Tried some troubleshooting tips, like trying to find the driver in the device manager, but it's not present there. So far, I tried everything there was in the first 4 pages of google (with an insane amount of search combinations).
 
Nothing...Then I read it, that several other people had this issue, but with an earlier insider build of windows. They said the only solution there was, is to use the built in recovery, but out of routine, with a clean install, I deleted every other partition... not giving a thought something could go wrong.
 
Now the device has no touch input, and sicne that was one of the main sell points, I'm not too happy about it.
 
The System window clearly states, that there is no pen or touch input available.
 
It's a fresh buy, so it's still under warranty, and if nothing else works, I will return it, ... Read more

A:Yoga 300-11IBY Touch Screen not working after clean windows 10 install. Please help

after instaling this touch start to work:http://pcsupport.lenovo.com/gb/en/products/LAPTOPS-AND-NETBOOKS/YOGA-SERIES/YOGA-300-11IBY/downloads...

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Hello,I have a lenovo Y510P and i have kept the original windows for about 3-4 years and i had a lenovo drive that is my 24gb ssd drive and everything was ok.Today i decided to do a clean install of windows and i had to change the hard drive from gbt to mbr so i had to format the entire thing to be able to install windows 10 after i cleaned and formated the hard drive i couldn't find the 24gb ssd drive at all even after i installed windows and checked disk managment and EaseUS software but nothing i only get the 1 TB hard drive but not the ssd, How can i get the SSD drive back?

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I've had my Lenovo Y570 for some time now and lately decided to a clean install and update all drivers and everything. I got an ISO copy of Windows 7 HP and was planning on using the serial on the back. I created my bootable DVD and when I got into installation it told me that since it was (OEM reserved) I couldn't install on this drive. I searched around for some time and I formatted my HDD and cleaned it using diskpart. I went on to try and install and I got the error "Setup was unable to create a new system partition". I searched around some more and I tried to re-partition from diskpart and still getting the same error.

I currently can't boot into Windows since I formatted the drive. And the only thing I have at my disposal is the Windows 7 DVD I created.

Any help would be immensely appreciated, I've been going at this since yesterday and still nothing.
Thank you.

PS. Yes I've already posted this in the Lenovo forum but I'm really desperate for help since my entire university and gaming life depends on that laptop.
Thank you (again).

A:Lenovo Y570 Windows 7 Clean Install Errors

Sorry to bother but I found my answer here Setup was unable to create a new system partition
Thank you again.

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Hi, My attempt to setup my X1 Yoga (20FQ) laptop to dual boot windows 10 and fedora 24 failed and I am not able to boot on windows anymore  More specifically I installed fedora 24 while already having a windows 10 setup. During the installation the fedora installation manager has configured the partitions for dual boot. The installation was successful but to my surprise the grub 2 entry for the windows 10 didn't work anymore.  I inspected the partitions and found that the windows are untouched. However the ' /EFI/Microsoft/Boot/bootmgfw.efi' file is missing from the boot partition. I think I need to recover it so that I am able to boot again to windows. Do you know how I can recover the file? I noticed that there was no windows 10 installation disk in the X1 packaging. Also what's the right setup for dual booting the two operating systems? Regards, Kostas  

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Hi everyone, I have a problem that I have on a Lenovo yoga notebook that I can not solve after trying countless times to install Windows 10 64 bit.The pc has its own hard disk and starts regularly but wanting to mount a ssd I opened it, mounted the disk and started the installation from usb pen drive for the installation of the operating system.The installation starts regularly in uefi bios mode, eliminates the partition and recreates it proceeds until the reboot and then goes into the "attached image" error ..From here it does not move, I made the following attempts .. - Changed ssd with another- Try all the microsoft tools, from repair boot to restore installation- Installation from the original Windows 10 CD- In-depth hardware diagnostics- Memtest- Updated bios- Cloned disk running on ssd Tried to finally install on an external USB HDD and the installation does it but if I then insert it into the PC gives me another error ..It seems as if it is tied to the original disk and it was not possible to replace it but it is also quite improbableDo you know what you can depend on?thank you

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Hi everyone, i've just bought a Lenovo Yoga 720 13'', but had problem with it as it was not resuming correctly from Sleep mode and spontaneously when resuming, I was receiving the following error: Default Boot Device Missing or Boot Failed. Insert Recovery media and hit any key. Then select Boot manager to choose a new boot device or to boot recovery mode.  Trying to solve this I did the following steps: performed UEFI Firmware upgrade to latest version: 2.04, provided by Lenovo - NO RESULTswitched the SSD from RAID to AHCI (it came default on RAID, although there was only one SSD installed) - NO RESULTDisabled Secure boot - NO RESULT  Finally, after a lot of research and solutions that did not produce any positive result, I've decided to reinstall Windows 10 on this laptop, so: I created a new USB stick that I created with the official MediaCreationTool from MicrosoftWhen I booted, and tried to install Windows, to my big surprise, NO PARTITION can be removed/formatted or used for the installation. Every single time I try do any action on any of the partitions, the following error is displayed:We couldn't format the selected partition. Error: 0x80042428 . current partitions listed are:Drive 0 Partition 1: System DRV 260 mb - SYSTEMDrive 0 Partition 2: MSR reservedDrive 0 Partition 3: Windows 212 gb - PRIMARYDrive 0 Partition 4: LENOVO - PRIMARYDrive 0 Partition 5: WINRE_DRV 1000.0mb - RECOVERY I've tried using DISKPART to... Read more

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I have just installed Win 8 on a Lenovo Yoga 2 11 Laptop.

Originally l updated to Windows 10 and the machine completely freaked. Having struggled with an ISO image on a USB stick of Windows 10, l've reverted to reinstalling a fresh copy of Windows 8, which is what the laptop originally came with.

After installing Windows 8 and restarting the machine it repaired D Drive then machine shut down, and upon restart it is just stuck at "Getting Ready".

What should l do as lm getting frustrated, having been stuck on this screen for 5 hours now?

I have a brand new HD that l could install and attempt the installation on, but would appreciate any help or suggestions first.

Many thanks in advance.

A:Lenovo Yoga Windows 8 install issue

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restarting the machine it repaired D Drive




What is on the D: drive? Is it a part of the same disk as Windows C: or is it a separate HDD?
Try restarting and see how it goes. If you restart a couple times, you will get the advanced menu and can try a Startup Repair.

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I have just installed Win 8 on a Lenovo Yoga 2 11 Laptop.

Originally l updated to Windows 10 and the machine completely freaked. Having struggled with an ISO image on a USB stick of Windows 10, l've reverted to reinstalling a fresh copy of Windows 8, which is what the laptop originally came with.

After installing Windows 8 and restarting the machine it repaired D Drive then machine shut down, and upon restart it is just stuck at "Getting Ready".

What should l do as lm getting frustrated, having been stuck on this screen for 5 hours now?

I have a brand new HD that l could install and attempt the installation on, but would appreciate any help or suggestions first.

Many thanks in advance.

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Good afternoon. I had a prblem with my HDD recently. I lost it completely.I already bought a new one, but I have a question. How can I install Windows 10 with all the Lenovo utilities?I'm asking this in order to know if I can have the same Window's key Thank you in advance Regards,Ehecatl

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Hello,There is an bug in BIOS version 1.24 for Yoga X1 (20FQ0041XS).  I'm using WMI filtering while working with GPO. You mess up the chassis type ! (Working well on BIOS 1.21 ) Get-WmiObject Win32_SystemEnclosure | Select ChassisTypes chassistype-----------  (empty value).. previously it was {10} = laptop typePlease, Lenovo! Fix it  PS: Never seen so many problems with laptops like we have with 10pcs of X1 Yoga series!3.000$ a pcs, job well done! 

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Can someone explain how I should install all drivers relevant to the X230T laptop during a clean install of Windows 7 Ultimate 64?  I am installing using USB stick with Rufus boot format. However, not sure if the drivers should be gathered and collected prior to the install or should I just navigate to Lenovo update driver page when new install is complete? Not even sure if I can navigate to this page when installation has completed, so reason for asking since never done before. thanks

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After doing a clean install of windows 10 on a new SSD Lenovo Service Bridge fails to let me download needed software from the levovo download site. LSB won't stay running and without it I can't  download the software. How do fix this to download the Lenovo Software? I have tried:-rebooting-reinstalling LSB (several times)-multiple browsers; Firefox, Chrome, Edge-starting LSB manually- ensuring that I am not using any proxies 

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Hello, Community! I'm about to do a clean install of Windows 7 Pro SP1 64-bit on a T530 (BIOS v2.68) with an SSD. My issue is I'm new to UEFI and have never done an install with UEFI. I suspect that my apporpriate install BIOS Setup should be:UEFI/Legacy Boot: UEFI OnlyCSM Support: YesDoes the T530 support a UEFI boot interface similar to pressing F1 and getting into BIOS? Then after I install Windows 7 then install all the T530 HW drivers, I should set the BIOS settings to:UEFI/Legacy Boot: BothUEFI/Legacy Boot Priority: UEFI FirstCSM Support: Yes Does my above configuration plan make sense? I have two requirements once Win7 is installed - first, I must be able to boot from an external USB when needed. Second I must be able to boot into either BIOS or some UEFI graphical interface (I see on this forum that when some people set UEFI they lose that ability).. Will my above plan achieve this for me? Thank you!

A:Clean Install of Windows 7 Pro on a Lenovo T530 with an SSD - UEFI Issue?

Hello and welcome,
 
I've moved your post to the T-series forum.
 
A couple of quick thoughts.  Others will probably have more suggest.
 
Boot your installer via the USB 2.0 ports.  Clean '7 won't have USB 3.0 drivers and the installer will fall over.
 
If booting the installer from a flash drive you'll have to modify the it for UEFI booting. Don't know about a DVD.
 
F12 will get you the boot menu and on current UEFI machines there will be a tab for BIOS access.  Not sure about the 530.
Depending on what you're going to be booting via USB in the future UEFI-only may be fine.  Doesn't really matter if you leave at "both" but occasionally something will boot in the "other" mode and produce unexpected results.  I'm inclined to leave it at whatever the OS install mode is and toggle as necessary - but whatever floats your boat.
 
Z.

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Hello,

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After the installation, everything seemed fine for a few days. Then I got the "This copy of Windows is not genuine" error, along with the black desktop background. When trying to re-activate, I receive error 0xC004F063. When I click on more information, I'm informed: "The Software Licensing Service reported that the computer BIOS is missing a required license."

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Code:
Diagnostic Report (1.9.0027.0):
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Windows Validation Data-->

Validation Code: 50
Cached Online Validation Code: N/A, hr = 0xc004f012
Windows Product Key: *****-*****-MV8MH-98QJM-24367
Windows Product Key Hash: wgci5Gdejx4esg7++zTOe3LWF+4=
Windows Product ID: 00371-OEM-8992671-00437
Windows Product ID Type: 2
Windows License Type: OEM SLP
Windows OS version: 6.1.7601.2.00010100.1.0.048
ID: {C043F50C-456B-401C-81A6-84FA89F19C20}(1)
Is Admin: Yes
TestCab: 0x0
LegitcheckControl ActiveX: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
Signed By: N/A, hr... Read more

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