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Lenovo Ideapad y500 graphics card - can i change it to a newer one?

Q: Lenovo Ideapad y500 graphics card - can i change it to a newer one?

So i've had this laptop since 2013 and it can't run the newer games without being on the lowest of low qualities. Is there a way i can switch out my graphics card for a newer one? I have the dual 650M cards right now.

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Hello, Lenovo y500 , 8gb RAM, 2x650M SLI, Can I replace main graphics card with some more powerful? I can remove additional card , but not sure with the main, what could you suggest? thanks

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I'm looking around to sell my laptop but I'm not sure what price to sell it at. Best buy would buy it at $150, which doesn't seem accurate at all. Others are selling it around $700 on Amazon.Com, which seems like too much for a used laptop? Any help please would be appreciated.

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So the laptop was running on Windows 8.1 and I did the upgrade to Windows 10.  But now it won't boot to Windows at all.  It's just stuck at the Lenovo boot screen.  Been like this for three days now.  Also I get the "Preparing Automatic Repair" occasionally on boot and I can get to the Windows 10 recovery screen, but I can't do System Restore or anything because I don't have a Windows login.I am starting to feel sick about any help would be appreciated.

A:Just got a Lenovo Y500 IdeaPad - won't boot to Win...

Use the novo button to see if you can get into recovery and do a fresh install but keeping personal files

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Hi guys, this is my first post in these forums.Now, I searched a lot for a solution to my problem, but now I'm creating this thread.I got a Lenovo Ideapad Y500, and it worked really well for like a month, then I started hearing this really loud whirring noise and some vibration coming from the left side of the laptop, near the heat vents. I shut my laptop off and when I turned it backon It was gone.But now the noise is back and whenever I reboot my laptop is goes away but then it comes back after a while. Also, whenever I run the dust removal thingy in the Lenovo energy management app, It gets really loud then it goes away.I don't really feel lots of air coming out from the vent on the leftside of the laptop. I think it might be a fan problem but my laptop stays around 45-65 Celsius mostly. I don't know how hot it runs when I play games, though. Any help on this unnatural whirring sound that starts after a while is really appreciated.  













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A:Lenovo Ideapad Y500 Fan Noise Problem

Hi TheMindlessZomb,
 
Welcome to Lenovo Community Forums!
 
I?m sorry to hear that the Y500 fan is generating noise whenever the computer is turned ON and Dust removal feature is enabled, this may be the issue with hardware.
 
I would Strongly Suggest Calling Technical Support for Assistance.
Click hereto open a link where you can select the country and get the exact contact support number, 
 
I?m sure they will be a great help, do post us back for further queries.
 
Best Regards

Shiva Kumar






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Okay so, I got my Lenovo Ideapad Y500 a couple days ago. Liked it and all BUT when I had my mouse connected into the laptop and then turned off the touchpad, it would not turn back on. The only way I could get my touchpad to work again is by restarting the computer, which is pretty frustrating. I searched this: http://support.lenovo.com/en_US/downloads/default.page?   for ANY drivers/software for the Y500 mousepad and there are none. Can anyone help me fix this problem before I get a refund from this potentially bad purchase? FN + F6 toggles the touchpad on and off and I have tried to turn it on and off, with and without the external mouse connected. Thanks for the help.











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A:Lenovo Ideapad Y500 Touchpad Not Working

My touchpad is virtually worthless. Advise people to stay away from the y500 until (if possible) Lenovo fixes this problem.

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Sometimes the keys are working and most of the time they don't.  

A:Lenovo Ideapad Y500 Keyboard issues

Hi Subhasree16,
 
Welcome to the Community Forums.
 
Try using an external usb keyboard and see if you would have the same issue. Test it also with the onscreen keyboard to help isolate if the issue is with the hardware.
 
Update us how it goes.
 
Regards
 

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I have a lenovo ideapad y500 with a 1366x768 screen, and I am looking to pop open the screen, and replace the panel with a 1920x1080 screen. Assuming that I purchase another 15.6 inch screen (size of the original screen), is this possible? A model of the y500 is sold with a 1080p display, and the graphics card in my model is more than capable of outputting such a resolution. I was just wondering if there is a chance that the connections between my laptop and new screen would not match as I do not know if there is some sort of standard port with screens. Thanks!
 

A:Screen upgrade lenovo ideapad y500

You would need to find out the exact model of the 1080p screen was that was sold with that model and order the same one or compatible replacement model. Laptop screens are not universally interchangeable and you can't just buy any screen and connect it.
 

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Hi All, I have Lenovo Ideapad Y500Recently my Ac adapter stopped working I searched on the internet but cant find the replacement charger for the same Can any one help me on finding the original or workaround charger for my laptop Some Laptop Specification Lenovo Ideapad Y500Model No 59-346619 I am also attaching my current charger for reference


























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Hello   I have ideapad Y500. For last one month or so my builtin keyboard or keypad is acting. Some times  Numbers they types somethng else, one key writes two numbers.  Some times my "G" key doesn't do any thing....somet times my function keys F1  F2  F3 they don't work for few days.... This happened after an update from microsoft.Please suggest the remedy.... Regards

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So, long story short. I accidentally deleted my recovery partition and now it seems like the only thing that will get my laptop up and running normally again is a recovery disc from Lenovo. I just got off the phone with customer service and they informed me that recovery discs can not be ordered in USB form.  This is where my main issue is. My Lenovo Ideapad Y500 laptop did not come with a CD-ROM Drive. With that being said, I do not want to spend $69 on a recovery disc that will require me to purchase an external CD-ROM drive that potentially won't even work... When I asked customer support if I could return and get a refund for the disc if it will not boot through an external CD-ROM drive, they said no. Has anyone been able to run a recovery disc from an external cd-rom drive successfully? Any suggestions? I'm at my wit's end with this thing...

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Please help. Trying to upgrade it from the Store but it is stuck at installing, it seems halfway through. Left it overnight (8 hours) but still at the same place. Tried again, 3 times already but the same result. Then I tried downloading Window 8.1 ISO through official channels with success but when I try it that way it requires me to input my present Windows 8 product serial which originally came with the machine. But that didn't work because it is OEM.  Ultimately I am trying to upgrade to windows 10 but I need to upgrade to 8.1 first.  

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Hello   I have ideapad Y500. For last one month or so my builtin keyboard or keypad is acting. Some times  Numbers they types somethng else, one key writes two numbers.  Some times my "G" key doesn't do any thing....somet times my function keys F1  F2  F3 they don't work for few days.... This happened after an update from microsoft.Please suggest the remedy.... Regards

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Hey there, can I replace my ideapad's graphics card? It only got Geforce 920MX and I want to change it to a better one. and also, I've experienced a bluescreen of death on this laptop. I only had this for around 4 months, the error below has nvlddmkm.sys something. Can I get a fix for this one? I'm currently trying the solution microsoft gave to a user, it's by removing the driver and reinstalling a new one from nvidia. Are there any other solutions?

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So, I have an Ideapad Yoga 13, and I want to change just the graphics card, but I don't know if I can without changing the proccesor too. If I can just change the graphics card, I don't know how to.

A:Can you change the graphics card on an Ideapad Yoga 13?

Hey Jaalhu, Most of the laptops have gfx processors so you'd have to swap the proc. For example, Intel HD Graphics 520 or 620 in processor. You can always lookup your graphics properties by searching "msinfo" on your computer then expanding Components and select display. Hope this helps.

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So, I have an Ideapad Yoga 13, and I want to change just the graphics card, but I don't know if I can without changing the proccesor too. If I can just change the graphics card, I don't know how to.

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Is the use of 1866Mhz DDR3 RAM supported on the Y500?













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A:Does lenovo Ideapad Y500 support 1866Mhz DDR3 RAM

Hello Maxxender, I checked the hardware maintenance manual, it does not show support for more than 1600mhz speed per RAM stick for the Y500.





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My ideapad has an amd r7 m360, which is something of a problem as I user Linux Mint based on Ubuntu 16. This card is not supported by the amdgpu-pro driver and ubuntu 16 will the work with the old drivers. While I have a working machine, I don't have this card working as so its a little slow. Is it possible for me to get the card changed or is it fixed into the laptop?

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Hello, I have ideapad y500 and  I've noticed that when ever I shut it off and power it back on the battery has drained. Its about 12% per night .. Its rly weird bcs i am not using "always on usb" or any others features. I think that it is HW bug or BIOS. I have noticed that when  i shut it down -> unplug the power cable then i remove and again attach the battery leave it for 12hours and there weren't any battery drain. So it only appears when i just unplug the power cable and leave it. I have read some topics(some ppl have the same problem) but i haven't find any solution. Is there any solution to solve this problem?? Bios version is the latest one.. I haven find any newest bios ver on your website.  Tomas

A:Lenovo Ideapad Y500 issue - battery drain (shutdown)

I'm assuming you have win 8. Try this:On the Windows 8 Start Screen, press CNTL + ALT + DEL.On the next screen select the Power icon located in the lower Right. When the options appear, press the SHIFT key and select "Restart". When the next screen appears, select "Turn off your PC". The unit will power down completely.See if you still have the battery draining.Note: Even if the unit is off, a little drain is expected to maintain the clock, etc.

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My laptop had a boot failure . I do not have OS image with me . The laptop came with pre-installed Windows 8 . How can I install and activate OS on my laptop without having OS image with me . Thanks in advance

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Hi guys, i have Lenovo y500 SLI , i7 3630 8gb ram, 1 tb HDD with 16ssd hybrid drive. bios version 1.05The only problem i have is that i set my bios password and after HDD password. so everytime i start computer after restart for example, i have to write down my passwords. i set the same password for everything, so its easy. The only problem i have is that i cannot change or cancel this password. had or user. when i try it, bios tells me -system can only disable or clear user password by administrator or master password - continue - .and i can change only the user password, but cannot clear it. and set HDD password is grey, cannot enter it. I want to sell my laptop, but the buyer wants the HDD password to be removed.. any solutions? its realy weird. In other laptops it was easy, just set old password, and then press enter on blank space and the password is gone. but not in here, what should i do? thanks













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A:Cannot Change HDD or user password on lenovo y500

Good day and welcome to the community.
 
Sorry that your having difficulty, but please remember that discussion of passwords is a sensitive subject per the Community Guidelines. If this thread strays into forbidden territory, posts will be moderated and the thread will be locked.
With that in mind, please refer to manual page 24 of your Hardware Maintenance Manual:
http://support.lenovo.com/en_FI/detail.page?DocID=UM016512 for the allowable information regarding your machine's BIOS / HDD / ADMIN passwords.
 
Regards.

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Hello , I have got Lenovo thinkcentre m92 sff   -   Intel Core i5-3550 3,30 GHz, 500 GB, 8 GB RAM, DVD-RW, Intel HD Graphics 2500, Windows 10 Pro, DisplayPort, VGA, 4xUSB 2.0, 4xUSB 3.0, COM, LAN.  I want to change Intel HD Graphics 2500 to GTX 500 TI is it possible?

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Hey, Like title says im looking to upgrade my network card and want to purchase a 5ghz compatible card that works with the y500 how any recommendations would be appreciated thanks!

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ok i have a... *takes breath*

Name: Intel(R) 82845G/GL/GE/PE/GV Graphics Controller
Manufacturer: Intel Corporation
Chip Type: Intel(R) 82845G Graphics controller
DAC Type: Internal
Approx. Total memory: 64.0mb
Current display mode: 1024 x 768 (32 bit) (85hz)
Monitor: plug and play monitor


My question is can i get a better graphics card i want to be able to upgrade to atleast 256mb because right now on counterstrike 1.6 i am getting 10-20 ftps and i want atleast 50 ftps so it is actuly smooth... thank you for your help any additional information regarding were i can buy this how much it will be what ftps i will have if i upgrade to 256mb or if i upgraded to 512mb thank you vary much have a nice day and THANK YOU!


and i dont know of this will help but here it is.

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System Information
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Time of this report: 11/21/2007, 16:50:51
Machine name: DESKTOP
Operating System: Windows XP Home Edition (5.1, Build 2600) Service Pack 2 (2600.xpsp_sp2_qfe.070227-2300)
Language: English (Regional Setting: English)
System Manufacturer: Dell Computer Corporation
System Model: Dimension 2400
BIOS: Phoenix ROM BIOS PLUS Version 1.10 A05
Processor: Intel(R) Celeron(R) CPU 2.40GHz
Memory: 1278MB RAM
Page File: 554MB used, 2078MB available
Windows Dir: C:\WINDOWS
DirectX Version: DirectX 9.0c (4.09.0000.0904)
DX Setup Parameters: Not found
DxDiag Version: 5.03.2600.2180 32bit Unicode

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DxDiag Notes
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DirectX Files Tab: No probl... Read more

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I have an ATI graphics card in my laptop, and on the drivers website it shows a newer driver version available to download for it, but how do I install it? Do I just open the setup file and install normally to update it to the newer version, or do I do it through device manager?

A:How Do I Uodate My Graphics Card Driver To A Newer Available Version?

just run the setup file.

you shouldn't need to uninstall the old one first - some people do, some don't.

i don't as i'm lazy...it's up to you.

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I play a game called Runescape. Runescape just recently updated their game client . Upon  starting their new client I get this message.  
(warning ) Your graphics card drivers are over 6 months old. Please consider updating your drivers to receive  the optimal experience playing Runescape. Click the button below to be taken to the manufacturer's website. 
I click on update the drivers. Which then takes me to Intel Driver Update Utility. I start the scan and the results are there are no new updates. 
I have chatted with intell and they have stated all their drivers on my system are up to date. They suggested i contact Dell. 
Moving on. Runescape posted this tid bit of information for those of us whom have the message i mentioned above. Their words and all are posted as follows.
Mod AwesomeJagex ModeratorForum Profile Posts by userRead this if you are having trouble running NXT and are unable to update your Intel drivers (and have already followed the instructions in the "Ready for NXT-Drivers" thread).This post will only be useful for people that use Intel graphics as their main graphics device. If your computer has two then this is not recommended, as the other device will likely be your main GPU for gaming. Also, the issues this is most likely to fix would be graphical corruption and other graphics issues. It is not likely to help with caching, loading, sound issues etc.It has come to our attention that some people with Intel integ... Read more

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I have my new Lenovo ideapad and I need to change it to windows 10 64x (it's 32bit now). When I enter the F2 when rebooting, it won't let me switch and when I press the up and down button - it doesn't work. Somebody can help and walk me through the rebooting in order to install Windows 10 64x? I have it on my USB, to which I've downloaded it via Media Maker (I can't recall the name) of Windows.

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Hi, i have a Lenovo Idea Pad Z50-70 (59432060). As you might know, it has only two LED indicators and no HDD indicator (unfortnately). One for the power and the second one for battery which seems to overlap. The battery LED is practically the same with only a slight infrequent blinking while charging while it turns orange once the battery is bellow 20%. I think that was really poorly thought. You need to stare at the LED for some time to understand whether it is really charging  or not.I was wondering, is there a way to reconfigure it to remain all the time orange while the computer is charging, so that i know when it's done and maybe put the blinking at bellow 20% level i.e reverse the two? Any ideas?Thank you.

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Hi, i got the Laptop Lenovo IdeaPad 100-14IBY Model: 80MH003TGE and tried to replace the interal 2gb ddr3l sodimm ram with 8gb ddr3 sodimm ram and the laptop won't start up, so my guess is that the mainboard does not support the normal ddr3 ram. When i switch back to the 2gb, everything works just fine.I even tried to update the bios, but that does not seem to do the trick either. Can anybody confirm this or has information on the subject?  

A:Lenovo Ideapad 100-14IBY change the RAM

Hi Bontempi1950 , 
 
Welcome to the Community Forums. 
 
As per product specification and Hardware manual (page 26) :
Memory:  DDR3L-1333 MHz / 1600 MHz SODIMM 1 (max 8 GB) 
 
DDR3L socket on the board would only be able to accept DDR3L (low voltage) RAM 
Inversely , the DDR3L would work on a DDR3 and a DDR3L socket board (backward compatible). 
 
Related discussions here and here.
 
Hope this help answer your query.
 
Regards

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Hello dear community, recently I bought myself a Lenovo ideapad 305. Mainly for office purposes, however the fact that it has a Nvidia 820m as a secondary graphics card is a nice feature, since I like to play games from time to time. Since my games aren't the most demanding either, they work just fine as long as I use the 820m on it. They do lag considerably using the Intel Graphics Card. So, the thing is, I am considering whether to upgrade to Windows 10, and one central question is: Will the switchable graphics work? You know, my parents taught me to "ALWAYS have the latest drivers on your computer!" so earlier today I went ahead and downloaded the latest driver for the 820m from the nvidia website. Unfortunately, my parents hadn't told me that that's not how it works with hybrid graphic pcs. Apparently if you have two graphics card in one pc only the drivers from the manufacturer will work. That explains why my game suddenly started lagging after the driver update (even THOUGH I had it set to use the nvidia card on the nvidia control panel). I went back to the original driver via the onekey recovery partition now, and it works fine just like before. HOWEVER that means I would need a driver directly from Lenovo that makes this switchable thing work under Windows 10. Is there? If so, does it work? Any experiences? I need to decide this rather quickly, what with work and also the free upgrade period ending rather soon. Thanks a lot in advance!Gre... Read more

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I want to play games, so can i install nvidia graphic card in Lenovo Ideapad 310?If yes, then which will be the best. Thanks

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Hi there, I have a quick question regarding Lenovo IdeaPad 520S battery change.I purchased a new unit in May 2018 (type 81BL009-GUS) and only realized that it came with a 2 cell 30Wh battery. I understand that some of the 520S comes with a much larger battery like 3 cell 52.5Wh. Can I check if I can change the battery on my own? The 52.5Wh battery is much more attractive (8 - 10 hour life). Where can I purchase this battery? I called Lenovo Sales / Support, but they refused to sell me the larger battery. Thanks!

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Hello.I am the owner Lenovo IdaePad y510p Intel i5 4200m.Not so long ago I bought a i7 processor 4810MQ.Both the i5 4200m and i7 4810MQ work on the Socket G3 also known as RPG 946B/947 or FCPGA 946 but with the difference that the intel i5 4200m has a TDP of 37W and Intel i7 4810MQ has a TDP of 57W.So after update the BIOS to version 3.08 willingly I took up the replacement processor.To my surprise, after an exchange with i5 to i7 4200m 4810MQ laptop will not turn on, for a short time (1 to 3 seconds) shone on the white button "power" but immediately afterwards extinguished.I suspect that it is a voltage input to the processor, but the BIOS is not possible because the feature voltage change is not visible / hidden. I hit it on:https://www.techinferno.com/index.php?/forums/topic/3546-lenovo-y410p-y510p-unlocked-bios-wlan-white...but it seems to me such output last resort, and I wanted to ask what to do now.I do not want to believe that the 300W power supply does not could handle the additional 20W per processor.What to do in my Lenovo IdeaPad y510p to use Intel i7 4810MQ?I'm sorry for his handling of English who constantly grind.Thanks!!!

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Hello All! I have just gotten the Lenovo Ideapad 500-15ISK and have been experiencing Hardware Scan Fail within the "Mathematical Operations Test" of my Intel HD Graphics 520. I have checked support and other forums which have addressed this issue, but all these solutions have not worked for me. I read that this is a false positive and that updating the VGA would help, which I have done, but does not fix the solution. Could anyone please help me find a solution to my problem. Thanks.

A:Lenovo Ideapad 500-15ISK Intel HD Graphics 520 Har...

I had this problem also with my same model 1 week old laptop. Tech support found a different driver on the Intel website that corrected the problem. But, I also am experiencing another odd and random problem that others have discussed which is a pop up window in lower left corner of screen that says the Intel Graphics display stopped working and Windows is trying to repair it.

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I have lenovo ideapad 310 15isk (non-touch).I just wanted to know that can i attach external graphic card via USB cable with it? Will this system be able to support it?

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 I recently reformatted my ideapad to windows 7 instead of windows 10 which was the original OS installed before. I installed everything and then the amd graphics card got a problem and is not properly working and the AMD switchable graphics not working also.

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Some times in firefox screen glitches which goes away on minimizing and maximising or scrollingAlso games are having stuttering problems even cs 1.6 please tell me what might bee the issue

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Good Day! I am really having a hard time finding the correct driver for the Lenovo IdeaPad 310 (Model: 80TU)*i5 7th Gen 2.5ghz*NVIDIA*windows 7-64bit I already downloaded lots of drivers, used driver identifier, but still no luck it hasnt work. I've been finding for 4 hours right now. tried downloading drivers for windows 8 and 10 64 bit (graphics driver) still no luck. I tried to search in the intel drivers download website by searching the 7th gen i5 2.5ghz details and showed that the compatible one is Intel HD Graphics 620, downloaded but still not working.downloaded nvidia and it displays "install intel driver first".Kindly help pls. thank you.

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I bought Idepad s300 a few months ago from Singapore.I updated my laptop to Windows 10 then it started getting weird. First my screen was pixeletted. The pixels appear to be large squares. Then after some time it completely shutdown. The screen flickers and does not open.I tried to do Remote Desktop to the my laptop from other laptop and tried to install drivers. but every time i restart all the driver application are uninstalled. How Do i fix my laptop.

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Hello!
I recently bought this laptop and you have the following problem.
As you can see in the picture, it shows me that the status of the external video card is off. Does anyone have any progress on how to switch it and where exactly?
The model of laptop is: Lenovo ideapad 320 80XR. This problem detected with this: Intel Driver & Support Assistant program.  

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I bought Idepad s300 a few months ago from Singapore.I updated my laptop to Windows 10 then it started getting weird. First my screen was pixeletted. The pixels appear to be large squares. Then after some time it completely shutdown. The screen flickers and does not open.I tried to do Remote Desktop to the my laptop from other laptop and tried to install drivers. but every time i restart all the driver application are uninstalled. How Do i fix my laptop.

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Since I choose my ideapad for its elegant and refined design, the hideously embarassing boot logo that popped up at start up came as a really bad surprise. So far, I can't really think of coping with that for the entire life cycle of my PC. I'm therefore looking for a way of replacing it with a much nicer alternative Lenovo logo, any other one would look much better...  This issue has been discussed already for the Thinkpad and other Lenovo notebooks, but none of the proposed solutions seem to be compatible with the Ideapad serie and they all sound far too industrious. Can someone let us know of a step-by-step method of achieving this on an Ideapad 320 without having to dismantle the whole PC?     Thanks for your help.

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So I am trying to change the boot logo on the said laptop, The New Graphic one with the weird design, just google Ugly lenovo logo. so I downloaded a basic logo and converted it to a 16 bit bmp images less than 20kb and i am using the lenovo supplied Pheonixtools SCT flash for windows program, The working folder has, the BIOS.cap file, the rsp file which defines the parameters for the flash,  and the 32 and 64 bit GUI and dos exe and another dosflash file. to this i added my logo file which is l.bmp... now when ever from cmd i run the command "Winflash64.exe /logo l.bmp" it automatically detects the Bios.cap file and the Image but the process always fails at "SecureFlash Verification Fail", going through the help page doesnt help as there is no parameter to skip the file verification except for skipping the Date and time check of the bios....  any halp please !!!

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