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Ideapad z510 won't boot after update

Q: Ideapad z510 won't boot after update

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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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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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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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 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.
 
Regards

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

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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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My Idealpad Z510 became unusable after it was automatically updated by Microsoft.  I tried to reset the machine with OneKey Recovery (by using Restore from initial backup).  However, the machine always goes back to the OneKey Recovery screen after Step 2 (Start Restoration) is completed and machine was rebooted.  I dont have another system backup.  My initial backup might be bad.  What should I do?  I was thinking to get a inital system ISO disk so might be able to retire it to the disk image...  Where can I get the initial system disk?  I called Lenovo support and was put on-hold for two hours yesterday - noone pick up the phone. Thanks to whoever can help.   

A:Ideapad Z510 OneKey Recovery gets stucked

I booted up the computer at the safe mode.  Now I have some errors: There is not enough space on the disk (error #112)Source: H:\OneKey\OKR\WSVD\wsvd.sysDestination:X:\windows\system32\DRIVES\wsd.sys Both H and X are Lenovo hidden directories.   There are 1 TB free on C:, 10 GB free on D: How do I allocate more space to X: (Boot)?

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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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Hey folks, From around mid August til today, my ideapad z510  has gone through at least 4 or 5 automatic Windows updates. I'm currently on Windows 10 after the free upgrade when Window first introduced it. The first of the 4 or 5 automatic updates happened in Auguest where after updating the screen went into a bootloop with the dotted circle at the bottom of the screen just going in circles forever. I forced the shutdown and after restarting it, it seemed to pick up and reboot just fine. However yesterday, another automatic update happened but this time, it's in a forever bootloop. I've tried restarting it several times with no success. I've tried using the Novo button to reboot to a past savings point with no success. I'm at a point where I have to reset the laptop to its initial out of box state but dont want to lose any files, pictures, and data I currently have. Is there any other troubleshoot options I may have missed? Any help would be appreciated.

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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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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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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 have an ideapad Z510 which originally came with windows 8. Now, as a result of that I changed the HDD, I must reinstall Windows. Do you suggest I reinstall Windows 8? where can I download it? Should I install windows 10? looking forward to hearing of you. m.-if required i can send the serial number.

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I have an ideapad Z510 which originally came with windows 8. Now, as a result of that I changed the HDD, I must reinstall Windows. Do you suggest I reinstall Windows 8? where can I download it? Should I install windows 10? looking forward to hearing of you. m.-if required i can send the serial number.

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My Idealpad Z510 became unusable after it was automatically updated by Microsoft. I tried to reset the machine with OneKey Recovery (by using Restore from initial backup).I booted up the computer at the safe mode. Now I have some errors: There is not enough space on the disk (error #112)Source: H:\OneKey\OKR\WSVD\wsvd.sysDestination:X:\windows\system32\DRIVES\wsd.sysBoth H and X are Lenovo hidden directories.There are 1 TB free on C:, 10 GB free on D:How do I allocate more space to X: (Boot) ?  

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I have a laptop which is mentioned above. Had it for almost 3 years now and suddenly shut off while I was using it. It would not charge nor it would turn on. Tried the power reset thing which holds the power button for multiple seconds but to no avail.  Then went to a service center saying motherboard burned up. Such a shame since I really like the laptop and I spent  lot of money for it since I bought the i7 core version. I was hesitant to buy other brands before actually purchasing this lenovo laptop. I have a netbook (not a lenovo brand) which I had for 7 years now. But my almost 1000dollars z510 laptop broke and it hasn't been a FULL 3 YEARS?  WTH LENOVO! And motherboard replacement is VERY expensive. I'm really STRESSED about this. And ALL my files are there. Photos, work documents etc. I can;t stressed enough about how disappointed I am.

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Hello everyone, posting this here as well just in case...So just the other day I (finally) upgraded my Lenovo Ideapad Z510 from Windows 8.1 to Windows 10. So far, I'm pretty happy about it, so I'm definitely not regretting it, but there is one thing that it's starting to frustrate me. Basically, when the computer is idle, the screen doesn't turn off after the set amount of time (I have it at 5 minutes on battery, 10 minutes if connected to the AC charger), and the laptop doesn't go to sleep either (it should do so after 10 minutes on battery, 30 minutes with the AC charger). It's really annoying, and I can't figure out why. I have tried to change the settings, disable apps and programs and such, but nothing has solved the problem so far. After looking it up on google, I read about people who had this issue and apparently it was caused by some USB gaming controller connected to the computer. I have no such thing though, the only USB device I have plugged in is my wireless mouse (Logitech). I did try to remove it in case that was the problem, but unfortunately nothing changed: when inactive, the computer still doesn't turn off the screen nor it goes to sleep. I have noticed that if I leave it idle for a while, say 1 or 2 minutes, at one point the brightness decreases slightly for, like, less than a second, and then it goes back to normal, as if someone touched the mouse to "wake up" the laptop (but clearly no one touched anything). Did this ha... Read more

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<p>Hi guys ,I have a Lenovo ideaPad Z510 , recently my laptop start to take much time in the logo page of Lenovo especially if my laptop was shutdown , he take 3 to 4 minutes to pass to windows.any idea please ?<p>

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My Idealpad Z510 became unusable after it was automatically updated by Microsoft.  I tried to reset the machine with OneKey Recovery (by using Restore from initial backup).  However, the machine always goes back to the OneKey Recovery screen after Step 2 (Start Restoration) is completed and machine was rebooted.  I dont have another system backup.  My initial backup might be bad.  What should I do?  I was thinking to get a inital system ISO disk so might be able to retire it to the disk image...  Where can I get the initial system disk?  I called Lenovo support and was put on-hold for two hours yesterday - noone pick up the phone. Thanks to whoever can help.   

A:Ideapad Z510 OneKey Recovery gets stucked

I booted up the computer at the safe mode.  Now I have some errors: There is not enough space on the disk (error #112)Source: H:\OneKey\OKR\WSVD\wsvd.sysDestination:X:\windows\system32\DRIVES\wsd.sys Both H and X are Lenovo hidden directories.   There are 1 TB free on C:, 10 GB free on D: How do I allocate more space to X: (Boot)?

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I just got my Lenovo ideapad z510 from the repair shop and it came back with literally all programs gone - energy manager and co. But my data was still intact. I downloaded a bunch of drivers and programs from the Lenovo support site and began installing. System restarted normally, and next thing, the one key recovery screen came up. I didn't initiate any recovery. I have a lot - and I mean A LOT - of important data on my laptop. Why the hell would I want to wipe them off? I need to start windows normally without this recovery thingy. Please, please, I need help skipping this thing.

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I recently formatted my Lenovo Ideapad Z510 laptop & installed clean Windows 10 via Bootable Pen DriveWhile doing so I deleted all partitions from my hard disk including recovery partition & created a single new partition of C Drive & installed Windows 10 on it.The problem now I am facing is sometimes my laptop restarts automatically & then a blue screen appears saying Your PC ran into a problem and needs to restart.Then the recovery process appears& when I click recover It recover some days old version of my current operating system & uninstalls recently installed programmes.This is happening frequentlySo I want to know how can I recreate all those default Recovery Partitions&Do I need to format my laptop again for that?

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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 everyone!Details:I have a ipdeapad (z510) and windows 8.1 as os.(I use the latest BIOS version) Problem:when i sleep or hibernate laptop , the power (ac and battery both)  suddenly cut off ,and after that the power button and front LEDs not working both.(the laptop actually dies and won't turn on). my solution:Fortunately I find a way to fix this problem but its nit the best.disassemble the laptop (open the bottom of it ) and unplug the battery and ac power and plug them again. that work , but it's realy difficult to do this proccess. my guess:I think this problem can related to bios. please help me to fix this problem. Thanks!    

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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!
 
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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,  My bios is corrupted and I have ordered a new chip to replace it. But I don't know where it is located on the motherboard. Can anyone help me with pointing it on a picture of the motherboard for instance?    Best, 

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Purcahsed a IdeaPad Z510 a week ago direct from lenovo.   After a fresh reboot everytime it's on A/C power and i go to the desktop I recieve a dialog message telling me the power supply is insufficient and needs to be upgraded.   I can either close the window or click buy and it takes me to the lenovo website.     I think lenovo should be sending me a new power supply or computer.   I am trying to contact them directly too, but it seems I have to pay to talk to someone with a brand new computer???? 













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A:IdeaPad Z510 States power supply to weak

Screen shot of the dialog I'm receiving.   The laptop is charging to 100%Adapter has Limited Support:Performance will be affected if the power adapter cannot provide enough charge.  Buy 

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