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Can i upgrade the video card in an Lenovo IdeaPad 310-15ABR?

Q: Can i upgrade the video card in an Lenovo IdeaPad 310-15ABR?

I have an Lenovo IdeaPad 310-15ABR and i was wondering if i can change out the graphics card and if so whats the best graphics card i can upgrade it to.

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Hi All, I'm looking to upgrade the hard drive in this laptop as it seems to be the only real bottleneck performance wise. From what I can find online only the 2.5" form factor at Sata III 6 GB/s is supported, but there is an adapter for the M.2. form factor but still at 6 GB/s. My main question is is there something I am missing and is this laptop capable of having a PCIe NVMe SSD hard drive to achieve transfer speeds of 32 GB or is it limited to Sata III 6 GB/s because the port option isn't there? - Michael

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I have Lenovo IdeaPad 320-15ABR, AMD A12 RAM 8GB, I want to upgrade the performance of the laptop, I want to upgrade the RAM to 16 gb, how to do? how much GB of RAM should I add, and ram specification to be compatible with the laptop, and I want to replace the hard drive with SSD, what specifications are competible with the laptop. Thanks

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I need help on choosing the suitable 8GB DDR4 RAM for my LaptopMy MTM are: 80XS0023MJ

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No matter what I try, this laptop restarts and it keeps doing so since I bought it.I tried several workarounds, including that one that says to disable fast start but I never got it to run without reboots. So I dropped Windows completely and I installed Ubuntu, but that didn't help much; the computer still restarts. Can anyone tell me why this happens, at least? I'm getting mad.

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i managed to fry the power in part of motherboard after water damage. but the battery part still works. i connected an old battery and it booted. i need the pinouts and voltages, etc so i can i theory connect a external power source. this would save me 200 quid on a new motherboard. this is the 2nd 310 laptop that i have broken due to water damage, so im looking for a cheap fix. im not a beginner to electronics but ive looked everywhere and cannot find a schematic or diagram. please help. 

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I bought a Lenovo IdeaPad 320-15ABR two or three months ago from a Best Buy in the area, and recently I've been having issues where the computer will just freeze. Basically what happens is that I will be doing something, like watching a video or playing some game, and then after a while the computer will freeze, forcing me to shut down the computer manually by holding down the power button for a few seconds, which I know is not good for the computer. Recently, I've also had issues with the computer even freezing after a couple hours of being idle. I got this laptop so I could do work on my college assignments and also be able to get some gaming capability out of it as well, as it's better than the laptop I had initially, and I would like to get this figured out. Any help would be really appreciated.

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Hey guys,I've recently purchased this laptop, but I can't seem to make it work as I would expect it to work. So the thing is, I bought this laptop for learning purposes, but also for gaming. I didn't have big expectations, because this is not a gamer laptop, but it does have decent specs. I think the problem might be with the drivers, because even if I change the graphics in-game, the fps doesn't  change, I get the same fps in League of legends with very low settings and with high-medium settings, and also get constant fps-spikes, or some other games can't even detect my secondary gpu(for example: Path of the exile, Civ VI, none of these are very demanding games). The things I tried:downloading drivers from lenovo websitetrying to update these drivers with through radeon settingsclearing all the drivers, and using auto-detect of amd to download new driversmessing around with radeon settings options(assigning gpus to programs/setting priority to them)checking if it was a temperature issue(nothing went above 60 °C)I also want to add, that I tried most of these right after installing windows on my laptop, so it was relatively clean.Please tell me, what I can do to make it work, or if I should give up, because thats what this laptop has to offer. Thank you in advance,Tamás My specs:ProcessorAMD A12-9720P RADEON R7, 12 COMPUTE CORES 4C+8G Video CardAMD Radeon R7 Graphics Video Card #2AMD Radeon R8 M535DX RAM4.0 GB Operating Syste... Read more

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I have Lenovo IdeaPad 320-15ABR, AMD A12 RAM 8GB, I want to upgrade the performance of the laptop, I want to upgrade the RAM to 16 gb, how to do? how much GB of RAM should I add, and ram specification to be compatible with the laptop, and I want to replace the hard drive with SSD, what specifications are competible with the laptop. Thanks

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Hello there, I have a Lenovo IdeaPad 320-15ABR. I wanted to install Phoenix OS (3rd Party Android os) to dual boot, the problem is I get an error when trying to boot into that OS and according to the devs I'm supposed to disable secure boot, but when I go into the BIOS settings Secure Boot is greyed out.

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Bought 310-15ABR few days ago, and i have issue with restarting this laptop.The problem is that, whenever I click "Restart" or if Windows automatically restarts (after updates), the laptop will shutdown and boot to lenovo logo screen and stay there forever. I have to click ALT CTRL DEL to reboot it again and it will then show lenovo logo and boot into windows. This happens on every restart. Essentially restart functionality is as good as shutdown. Its better to shutdowns and then click the power on button. Here is what i have discovered:- The issue disappears if i am not logged in into my windows account. So basically if i boot into windows and dont sign in, then restart, it will restart into windows and go to login screen.- The issue pops up if i am logged in into my windows account and click the restart button, no matter how long i used the laptop Here is what i have done so far:- Reset bios to default setting - Reset windows to defaut- Installed windows from scratch using bootable USB.- Flashed the latest bios - Installed and uninstalled all the lenovo drivers- Installed a new SSD replacing the hard disk The issue hasnt resolvedNeed some help ThanksRon

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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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Recently,My Lenovo IdeaPad 310-15ABR has been freezing on the loading screen.  Ive done the following steps to fix it.Novo Button? Where's that because there is none. Restart over and over again.  Try Booting into BIOS by FN+F2 and F2

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hello lenovo support team, i have recently purchased a lenovo ideapad 310 and ever since i have been experiencing an issue with the laptop. The device sudenly freezes and randomly reboots multiples times a day.

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Good morning, i have buy also a Lenovo Ideapad 310 15 ABR with dual graphic R5 and Radeon R6 M435DX.After 3/4 month with Radeon driver upgrade i see that the notebook restart during work. I am not sure if this was due to this problem.After the reboot during my work at notebook i have a persistent black screen on logon (when need to enter the user password) for several minutes with only mouse cursor visible. Three week ago i see that graphic was slow.Then when i see the Task Manager was present only R5 integrated AMD video card with 512 MB of diedied memory.Radeon R6 M435DX with 2 GB of memory was not visible.I try to change on BIOS on Dual Graphic Card and switchable graphic card, but with no result.If i see system information i see Radeon R6 M435DX like cached hardware.On device proprety: "Currently, the hardware device is not connected to the computer. (Code 45). To solve the problem, connect the device to the computer again."Lenovo Vantage do not found problem. There are problem with Radeon R6 M435DX device?I can open the notebook to see the device or this invalidate the product warranty?

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hello lenovo support team, i have recently purchased a lenovo ideapad 310 and ever since i have been experiencing an issue with the laptop. The device sudenly freezes and randomly reboots multiples times a day.

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I have buy a Lenovo 310 15ABR that after 6 month have some problem with graphic card AMD Radeon R6 M435DX 2Gb.Problem starting with driver crash, then after driver upgrade crash continue and finally R6 hardware appear to be disconnected and PC work only with R5 512MB integrate graphic card. Into Task Manager was present 2 GPU, all R5, never R6. And if i change on BIOS video card from "dual Graphic card" to "switchable graphic card" i have various problem at notebook starting. I send the PC to support indicating R6 problem and after 20 day they returned the PC under warranty with motherboard changed... not video card.Starting the notebook AMD video card driver was old, R6 is present.After few days notebook starting with BSOD with PC restarting and my work on notebook lost.I have try to upgrade AMD graphic card driver and i continue to have blue screen of death. BSOD says is a stuck driver process.With BSOD viewer i see that there are 3 driver indicated:atikmdag.sysdxgkrnl.sysntoskrnl.exe Problem is not solved! On my enterprise was excited that i buy a lenovo online.Now i "lost my face" and they says of don't buy never again lenovo online.Good work...

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Good afternoon all.  I'm hoping someone here can help me with this.  I bought this Lenovo ideapad 320-15ABR at Thanksgiving and received it at the beginning of December.  I bought it mainly so that I could use Photoshop, Microsoft Office and to watch TV/movies online.  The only things I've installed on this computer since receiving it was the Photoshop 2018 and Avast Antivirus.  I disabled the Windows Defender antivirus and I couldn't find McCaffee anywhere on my computer.  Anyway, I've used this computer to watch movies a few times now for the last several weekends and at least once during a movie (either through Netflix or Amazon Prime) I will get an error message that reads something along the lines of:  "Your PC ran into a problem and needs to restart."  Basically the blue screen of death.  It's incredibly frustrating because I've been happy with Lenovo products in the past.  I'm also not a huge fan of Windows 10 and while I don't blame Lenovo for the changes Microsoft keeps making, these new changes coupled with the constant blue screens of death on a brand spanking new computer have made me a very unhappy customer.  Because of the changes with Windows, I'm not familiar at all with how to troubleshoot this problem (or even where to start) to see if there is something wrong with my laptop hardware or if it's a driver error.  If I can I'd like to try to understand how to find out what... Read more

A:Lenovo ideapad 320-15ABR Blue Screen of Death issues while watching movies online

Reinstall Windows And Install Hotfix update..

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Hi, recently I have acquired a Lenovo ideapad 310 15abr these are her specifications: AMD A10-9600P8 GB of RAM1 TB of hard diskAMD Radeon R5 M430 with 2 GB The laptop is not bad, the integrated graphic has a good performance in 2d graphics, things gets wrong when it comes to 3d graphics, it is not too bad what happens is that for certain games and programs of generation of three-dimensional graphics not it serves meMy idea is to install an external graphic through a special port with an expresscard connection to the laptop.My query starts here, where I can find out which graphs are best adapted to the operation of my lenovo, how to avoid incompatibilities, how exactly this type of port, if my integrated graphic is going to fight with the new one, I have never made something similar and I havent found much information, I hope you can help me My intention is not to depend of an auxiliar monitor, that is, to use the laptop monitorThank u so much Here I leave the port , my lenovo have not an expresscard conector so i will buy an usb adapter https://www.amazon.es/XCSOURCE%C2%AE-Tarjeta-independiente-Expresscard-AC773/dp/B0725B6L99/ref=pd_sb...

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Hi! I bought Lenovo Ideapad 320-15ikb 81BG, there 4gb  soldered onboard RAM, I want to upgrade ramCant find any informations what Brand and type of ram I have to buy ? and other questions there are 2 video adapter: integrated UHD 620 and descrete MX150how to completly disable integrated video card, in bios no options descrete only, there only switchable or integrated only,  Thanks.

A:Lenovo Ideapad 320-15ikb 81BG Ram upgarde and turn on descrete video card

Hi NtSG,
 
Welcome to the Community Forums.
 
The OEM certified ram are listed here in the hardware manual (Item 5 page 71).
You can also check using parts lookup with model number or MTM. On commodity type, filter it by checking on memory.
 
Regarding disabling the integrated GPU similar to this discussion, it was made as default by OEM so BIOS do not permit change to be made rather you can just assign an application to the MX150 instead. Other ended up with a black screen even on BIOS when they tried tweaking it so best to either stay with the OEM recommendation.
 
Hope this helps answer your query.
 
Regards 

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Hi, I recently upgraded the Storage with a WD green 120 GB M.2 SSD. Post upgradation, i installed Windows 7 into the new Drive. After dealing with several error messages and trying all workarounds the system was able to boot and became a working machine again.  I accidentally formatted the eMMC i.e. previously my C: drive and faced a lot of difficulty in making it work. However happy that finally the system is back to its normal working condition. The only problem i am facing now is, i am not able to see the 32GB eMMC card in Disk Management or in MY Computer. Though the same is visible in Advanced Troubleshooting during pre-boot (Repair your system Option) . Though the volume is visible and is empty there, its not visible inside windows explorer after windows starts. Though it doesnt affect the system's performance now, i would like to use the 32GB memory. I tried looking for the driver but not didnt find any. I am currently using Win 7 Enterprise. My next attempt would be to upgrade to Windows 10 and see if that resolves the issue.  Please Help !

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Hello, I have a grandfather a61 with integrated x1250 and i would like to upgrade this part for smooth hd videos.I shooted windows for a more comfortable Lubuntu.Can i upgrade it with something like hd 6450 or a more modern gt 720 or something else ? Regards.













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Is it possible? It currently has NVIDIA GeForce GT 730. Its not bad, but it definitely isnt enough for me. I would like to upgrade but I'm worried the powersupply cant handle an upgrade.  Please help.

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Is it possible? It currently has NVIDIA GeForce GT 730. Its not bad, but it definitely isnt enough for me. I would like to upgrade but I'm worried the powersupply cant handle an upgrade.  Please help.

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I believe that those come with a 400w power supply (PSU), but you should check to be sure.   The 400w PSU would support up to a Nvidia GTX 960 GPU, but beyond that you would probably need to upgrade the PSU to a 600w or better depending what the power requirements are on the GPU(s)  you plan on installing.       You can install a standard 600w (or better) ATX power supply, but you will need to buy a 24pin to 10pin adapter to connect to the system board, because for some reason Lenovo chose to use use a proprietary 10pin connection in its "Easy-to-Upgrade Powerhouses", instead of the industry standard 24pin connection, which before an adapter was released by a 3rd party, made upgrading its "Easy-to-Upgrade" systems PSU very very difficult. Good Luck,   IBM Lenovo PSU Main Power 24-Pin to 10-Pin Adapter Cable (30cm)http://www.moddiy.com/products/IBM-Lenovo-PSU-Main-Power-24%252dPin-to-10%252dPin-Adapter-Cable-%283... 

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I want to know that Samsung 850 EVO 250 GB Laptop Internal Solid State Drive (MZ-M5E250BW) is compatible with my laptop?

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Hello I've got IdePad 310-15ABR from this link:http://pcsupport.lenovo.com/ie/pl/products/laptops-and-netbooks/300-series/310-15abr/80st/80st002kuk... My question is: Is it possible to use empty space of disc drive to add second drive or dvd/bluray drive or not?? I'm talking about space that's normally occupied by dvd drive but I've got model without it so wondering about this thing.It's on the right side of the laptop. Regards, Horacy.

A:ideapad 310-15abr is it possible to add 2nd hdd or dvd drive?

You would have to search to see if their is a adaptor available. I know I have bought a optical slot adaptor for a drive. But that was for a ThinkPad which I think has more options then the consumer line IdealPads. Probably your best bet is a big flash drive, or a external drive. But search third parties because you could possible buy the adaptor and crudely install a drive in the optical. So many optical drives are thin drives these days, so space may be a issues. 

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I received my IdeaPad 310-15ABR on December 1st and on December 2nd I called in a ticket and was left a little dissatisfied on the troubleshooting abilities of tech support.  I was experiencing a battery drain faster than I would expect. When unplugged I am getting maybe about 3 hours of use - this is with power saver settings activated and really only web browsing and such. No mega gaming or movies etc So when I called tech, they immedietaly told me to send back the laptop - but at my own expense which to me seems odd, why should I pay to send Lenovo my defective new machine? After getting off the phone I did my own research and found that "location" was on, so I turned it off and that bought me some time on the battery - not a lot... but enough for me to realize that I needed to test this machine out on my own for a week or two before sending it back.  So I am about to send it back, but I am wondering - how long are you getting on your battery for the same machine? I don't want to send it back if what I am getting is unfortunately the reality of what I should be getting. 

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so, I just got a new laptop, cause the last HP i Had finally broke down. unfortunately it broke down before i could back up anything off the hard drive. So i found the old hard drive from my HP pavillion G7 17' notebook. the hard drive is a toshiba MQ01ABD075. The laptop originally was using windows 7 OS, but i later upgraded it to windows 10. I was wondering if i would be able to use this hard drive in my IdeaPad, without having to re-install windows 7 or 10 from a USB/ windows Disc? would it be easier to just purchase a hard drive adapter and just download everthing i need from the HD?

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There was an error while I wad playing some game and it shut downed, I tried to turn it on the other day and it gets stuck on the lenovo logo (nothing is loading). I tried to open the bios and didnt have any problem; I tried to do a recovery and when it's recovering it only goes up to 3% and then goes back to the recovery menu

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   I love Lenovo. Let me get this out of the way to start. I have had a Toshiba (holy crap, a terrible laptop build quality), Dell (great CS but the laptop needed a new piece of hardware about every three months. Went through at least 5 MoBos over the course of four years), then finally a Lenovo. The Lenovo was a CHAMP. I brought it everywhere and tortured it within an inch of its life and it stood the test. It stood up to ART SCHOOL, if that is not an indication of quality, I don't know what is. Hence why I bought another. And another. And now this one. I have been surprisingly gentle with this one which is why I am so aggravated by the CONSTANT grinding fan noise. This sucker is less than a year old and still in warranty. This may be fixed by a BiOS thing but considering the type of noise, I am thinking it is hardware. As the battery is sealed, I am hesitant to take this thing apart to check out the fan by hand. So, my question is: Is it possible to get a laptop bought in the USA serviced in Japan? If not, what is the part SKU for the fan so I can just install it myself? Also, a point in the direction of the BiOS/driver/whatever update that is supposed to fix this would be appreciated for the first step. And before you tell me, I know servicing my own laptop will void the warranty. I don't care. I am very good with computers and have been tearing apart and fixing laptops since I got my first one at 13. I would not date doing a fu... Read more

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I have a problem with ram speed in my laptop as you see in pictures the RAM work in single channel mode and there is no settings it bios to activate the dual channel what should I do to solve this problem the device had a low points in ram benchmark. 

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Hi, I have had my Ideapad for about a month now and it doesnt seem to turn on. The white charging LED is on when connected to A/C and I can hear the fan come on, the screen flickers when i press the power button, but then after a minute or so everything powers down before I even make it to the lenovo or windows login screens. No sign of bios. I have read somewhere that i could try to take out the battery and start up the laptop without it, to try and clear static charge, but i'm not keen to take it all apart before I get some advice! James

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My 4 month old IdeaPad was working fine until yesterday. While watching a TV show the screen went black and now it won't boot up. I get the Lenovo screen followed by a black screen, sometimes with an arrow pointer sometimes not.  I've tried draining the battery and pressing the power button, the only change was after the black screen it went much brighter but then nothing more. Any helpful advice would be greatly appreciated.

A:310-15ABR Laptop (ideapad) won't boot

On the left side of your laptop, between the combo jack and card reader, there is small button called the NOVO button (see page 6 of this manual)   With the laptop powered completely off, try pressing that button (using the tip of a pen etc.) until the laptop turns on.     If it works as expected, you laptop should load up a menu with the options to run Lenovo OneKey Recovery, enter the BIOS setup utility, or to enter the Boot menu.     If the menu loads, see if you can enter the BIOS setup utility.. and then report back.

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If possible, I wish to replace the current 2 cell battery in this used model I bought, as it lasts just 2 hours. What batteries can I look for online or where could I buy ones that can replace the original in this laptop model? 175% (of original) or above capacity would be ideal.Kind Regards,monad

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I just purchased this new laptop a couple of days ago and love it other than one thing that is annoying the crap out of me. The screen is too dim when unplugged. It is great when plugged in, but dims quite a bit when it is not. I have the brightness at 100% for both the on battery and plugged in settings so I have no idea how they vary so much. I have it set for high performance, not power saver. The battery saver is also off. I have looked all over the internet and found no useful info. 

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So before I go off and bother help and support, I just wanted to ask and see if this is the normal way my computer should be behaving.1) battery: so the battery on this isn't great, i'm usually plugged in and on low power mode just to try to make it though a single college lecture. Even just on a good day 100% to 5% (powersaver) and usiing just word, will only last about 1 hour and 45 minutes. Also, when running anything high demanding and the battery is lower than 40% not plugged in, the computer will always restart and give a kernal error and no other information. Luckily it has not been getting worse, but realistically I can only get 40 minutes of life on high performance out of this thing.2) hard drive: So not a big complaint but It says it has 1Tb hard drive space, but it only ever showed I had 891Gb on C: and 25gb on Lenovo D:not that I mind that much but I did see another complaint who said he got a small compensation when that happened to him. not that this isn't a pricy laptop to begin with and I even feel bad complaining right now when the price was so great.3) touch pad: I might be doing something wrong but these buttons on the bottom of the touch pad are just for show to me. Other than make a loud clicking noise they literally do nothing on terms of input. I just wanted to know if they are actually buttons for the touch pad? or if I'm just insane haha 

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I just received my new IdeaPad 310 15ABR and it seems that the battery has some sort of problem because it lasts around 1h30 (or less!). This laptop was replaced because of this battery but now I think it is a problem with the IdeaPad 310 15ABR series. I was going to calibrate the battery with the aid of Lenovo Settings app, but my version (3.155.0.0) doesn't have the calibration button. How can I calibrate the battery within this version? 

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Hello! My ideapad Ive had for less than 6 months isnt really turning on. I can hot the power button or Novo button and the back light turns on, but it gets stuck at a blank, black screen with a single underscore of white  (Im thinking its stuck at the wall of text that usually starts before the logo). It worked fine yesterday. I was trying to start up a game and it qouldnt load, so I just closed out and reatarted my computer. When it came back up it was just this black screen with the single white underscore. Ive tried to factory reset it every way I know how. I have accepted that Ill likely lose what I have saved and just want my laptop to turn on again. Again, it doesnt get to the logo. 


























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Hey all, As said in the title, my laptop sometimes turns off when closed. Note that this does not happen every time, and I don't think there's any correlation between how long it was closed and whether it turns off. I have the settings such that it should just sleep when turned off (whether plugged or unplugged). Any fixes for this? Thanks. 

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I have a new Lenovo Ideapad 310-15abr, Windows 10, 64 bit, AMD with a Radeon 7 graphics card, with a display problem. When I unplug the power (so it's on battery), the screen dims. So I went to Power Options and changed the power plan both on and off battery so the screen is at 100 percent brightness. Didn't work. Tried a Custom Plan and then went back to a High Performance plan. I turned off Adaptive brightness; disabled the Sensor Monitoring service; updated the Graphic Card driver;disabled and then enabled the Graphic Card again. Turned off Lenovo's Power Options called Power Stretch and Conservation mode.  Also updated the AMD VGA driver.  Nothing works. Still dim when on battery. One thing that I have NOT triedit is changing the registry value by using Regedit command and changing the Feature Test Control. I didn't try it for two reasons. One is that I'm not sure what to reset it to (I've seen "ffff" as the setting and something else longer and more complicated). The other reason is that I am too much of a dumbie to be messing with registry values, basically. I've seen this question asked a couple of times, but no very definitive answers. People usually just tell you to change the Power and Sleep settings so the brightness is on 100% when On Battery.  So that answer is not necessary, but ANY OTHER ANSWERS would be welcome!  Thanks -- Ken 

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Hello!I have one questionIf I keep my laptop connected to the A/C and turn the Conservation Mode on (and get fully charged to the 60%) would the laptop be consuming energy from the battery or from the AC power?I mean, I bought this laptop about 3 months ago (IDEAPAD 310-15ABR) I used to have an HP with a removable battery and since I'm almost always sitted on a desk, I kept the laptop pluged and with no battery (I removed the battery), I wanted to do the same with this one but it doesn't have a removable battery.What I would like to know is if I keep my Lenovo connected and with the coservation mode on, is it ok? would it affect the battery at some point? keeping it pluged when its fully charged means it is working with the AC power and not with the battery power? Thank you! English is not my native language, sorry!

A:Conservation mode Ideapad 310-15ABR

Hello!I have one questionIf I keep my laptop connected to the A/C and turn the Conservation Mode on (and get fully charged to the 60%) would the laptop be consuming energy from the battery or from the AC power?I mean, I bought this laptop about 3 months ago (IDEAPAD 310-15ABR) I used to have an HP with a removable battery and since I'm almost always sitted on a desk, I kept the laptop pluged and with no battery (I removed the battery), I wanted to do the same with this one but it doesn't have a removable battery.What I would like to know is if I keep my Lenovo connected and with the coservation mode on, is it ok? would it affect the battery at some point? keeping it pluged when its fully charged means it is working with the AC power and not with the battery power? Thank you! English is not my native language, sorry!

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Hi all I have a Lenovo Ideapad 310-15ABR and would like to replace the factory HDD with an SSD I already have, but use the HDD as a second drive put in caddy where a optical drive would be. This laptop doesn't come with an optical drive, all it has is a dummy bay / bracket. Can someone point me in the direction of a caddy that I can put the HDD into, I will also need a drive bezel too. Thanks in advance  





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Dear experts,First of all, this laptop is come with Windows 10 64-bit. However due to my working nature, I would like to format it and make it to Windows Server 2008 R2. I tried to access thru the Lenovo Support but it only have Win 10 64-bit driver available for me to download. I am not even can get the Windows 7 either. Can anyone give me the specification for the hardware for me to download maybe from third party website or do Lenovo has those older OS version driver for me to download? Thanks. p/s: I heard Win 7 driver can be used for win server 2008 r2, so it might be good if i can get Win 7 64bit, but the best will be getting the win server 2008 instead. Thanks.

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