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Can't access Advanced Startup on Lenovo G500 with Windows8

Q: Can't access Advanced Startup on Lenovo G500 with Windows8

I tried everything it seems : Shift-Start, Change PC settings,... but I can't get the Advanced Startup options blue screen. Thanks.

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hello everyone. sometimes my lenovo g500 hangs on startup. i mean when i press the power button the lenovo logo shows up but the loading thing at the bottom doesnt show up. i have to restart the laptop pressing the power button a couple of times or sometimes have to take the battery out and put it back in to solve the problem. any help in this case would be highly appreciated.

A:lenovo g500 startup problem

Hi Saif,
 
Welcome to Lenovo Community!
 
I?m sorry to hear that you G500 Laptop is hanging at Lenovo Logo. I suggest you to perform the Flee-Power and BIOS reset. Below are the steps to check and resolve the issue:
 

Remove the battery and any other peripheral device connected to the computer.
Hold the power button for 10-15 seconds and then connect only the AC Adapter and try to turn ON the computer.
If the issue persists even after performing Flee Power then resetting BIOS to its defaults should resolve the issue
Now access the BIOS menu press F2 when the Lenovo logo appears on the screen while the computer is starting up.
Then to reset the BIOS to its defaults click on ?F9? Key and select YES.
Now click on ?F10? Key to save the changes that are done in BIOS, the computer should automatically restart. Please check if the issue persists.

Do post us back if the issue still persists.
 
Best Regards

Shiva Kumar






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I have a Lenovo G500 and it will not turn on all the way. It gets to the logo screen and then gets stuck, enters diag mode, and then sends me to the blue screen. I've tried refreshing, resetting the files, and wiping the entire thing clean, and still can't get past this screen. I'm thinking the HDD is shot. Anyone have any suggestions of solutions? If you think the HDD is shot, any suggestions to what I should replace it with?  Thanks!!

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HelloI have lenovo g500 which i bought in 2014. In the past month there has been a problem where i can't turn it on. So i looked at the forums and solved it by disconnecting my charger and battery and holding the power button for 30-60 secs and then connecting battery only (didn't work with the charger only), then waiting 15-30 mins to press the power button.Both charger and battery were working normal when the laptop is running.Laptop was running as if it doesn't have a problem except the fan running a bit faster when playing games. I tried that solution a couple of hours ago, and it isn't working. The battery light is on only when both the charger and battery are connected to the laptop, no signs of life otherwise.What's the problem with it, and are there any permanent solutions?Thank you

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Hi
I am having startup problem with my Lenovo G500. 
I closed the lid after using the laptop with power cable connected. After 3 or 4 hours I just picked up the laptop and put it in the bag for traveling. After 12 hours when I took it out it was too hot.
I tried to switch it on but it stuck on Lenovo startup screen. Then I removed HDD and started again, It showed error of no bootable device. Then I connected HDD and started it worked fine for few days.
Now again same problem of startup screen.
I've done power flee procedure as well but of no use now.
 
Can anybody please guide me what's the suspected problem in the laptop?
Regards
Nasir
 
 
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A:G500 - Startup stuck at Lenovo screen

hi nasirraza2009,
 
Welcome to the Forums.
 
When the machine gets stucked on the lenovo logo, can you boot into the BIOS (by pressing F2 or Fn+F2) and check if the HDD is detected
   - Link to picture
 
In addition, If the machine boots again into Windows again, to un a diagnostic on the HDD to verify its health.
 
  - Lenovo Storage Test or
  - HD Tune.
    - http://www.hdtune.com/faq_1.html
 
If you're unable to run a diagnostic on the drive then I recommend you contact lenovo and report the problem as there's likely an issue on the HDD / HDD's connection to the motherboard (or other internal component).
 
Support phone list
 
 
Regards

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Hello, I can't access to the boot menu to repair the problem : bootmgr is missingWith my Lenovo G500So i tried to boot or enter bios with F1 key, F2, F3, .... F12, i tryed all F keys, with FN and witout, i tried also with an external USB Keyboard, same problemI also tried to remove then replace the hard drive, remove and replace a battery ... I tried too with the novo bouton , it dosnt work  

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I've had two computers in the last few weeks where i was unable to get to the Advanced Startup functions through Settings>Change PC Settings. On one machine, clicking Change PC Settings just kept giving a blank white screen. The other PC simply would not boot. (On one of those PC's I wanted to get to Safe Mode, on the other I was looking to Refresh or Reset the OS.)

I fixed both of them by restoring to factory original settings using the manufacturer's built in function, which was ok since there was not much configuration that had been done by the user.

But I am wondering if Microsoft has built in any other ways to access Safe Mode or Refresh/Reset when the usual method does not work. Can these be accessed through the recovery boot disk? If so, are there any tutorials on this?

Thanks

A:Could not access Advanced Startup

Hello Vincenzo,

I like adding "Safe Mode" to my "Choose an OS" (Windows Boot Manager) screen to make it easy to boot to at boot if needed.
Safe Mode - Add to Windows Boot Manager in Windows 8

If you have not already, then you might consider creating a system repair disc (CD/DVD) or recovery drive (USB) to be able to boot from and do a reset, refresh, etc.... with at boot if needed.

Hope this helps.

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i just updated to windows 10 and when i come to your divers site i click on the power managment download it lets my download it but it dont open and install plz help
 
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A:G500 - Advanced Configuration and Power Management...

Dear Sir Welcome to Lenovo Community May i know your device model please to be able to help you ? Best Of LuckRaymond

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Hi. I'm trying to access Safe Mode.

I'm accessing the Advanced Startup Options screen (by Shift + Restart) but the only option there is "Turn off the computer". I also tried pressing F8 during boot but that also didn't work.

I remember Safe Mode showing up as an option 2 or 3 weeks ago. What could have happened and how could I fix it?

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I have a Lenovo G500 Laptop with core I3 and 2 gigs of ram and Windows10 updated OS.Recently it has started to get stuck on the starting LENOVO screen. Laptop gets started when i remove the battery connect it with a charger, but when i again switch it off and then turn it on again, It again gets stuck on the Lenovo screen. I want a permanent solution for it. PLease help me!

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Hello,  I have lenovo g 500 (laptop) and everything was fine until today when start my laptop i see black screen with lenovo logo (white color) link: imgur.com/tzWMuwII have tired to remove the battery with/without power cord but still same.  Lenovo G500Model name: 20236 Thanks for help! 













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A:Lenovo G500 black screen (lenovo logo)

could you please press f2 to start-up your computer for bios.then set the default settings, save/exit and restart if it helps.

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HiI have Lenovo g500 core i7 ram6 ati radeon 8750 1tb hdd. It's been like a month that laptop freezes at the splash screen. I live in Iran and the laptop is made in China.I've searched the forums and found the "battery removing, 15sec button-holding and AC Adopter pluging" solution and it worked ...but today it's not working anymore ... I'm stuck at the splash screen for 4 hours and this is our desktop pc I'm using to post this message.I really need my laptop! It's my life!Please help ...










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A:Lenovo G500 stuck at "lenovo splash screen"

Hi Azadkv,
 
Welcome to Lenovo Community!
 
I?m sorry to hear that your G500 Laptop is not booting to Windows and hanging at Lenovo Logo and the issue persists even after performing Flee-Power step. Hence, I suggest to perform BIOS reset and check if the issue persists. Below are the steps to perform BIOS reset:
 

To access BIOS menu turn OFF the Laptop and press the NOVO button located beside power button.
Then to reset the BIOS to its defaults click on ?F9? Key and select YES.
Now click on ?F10? Key to save the changes that are done in BIOS, the computer will automatically restart.

Do post us back if the issue persists.
 
Best Regards

Shiva Kumar




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after blue screen of death, my lenovo is not booting, its stuck on the brand name logo and there is nothing i can do i tried remove the battery, and power up with jus cord and opposite, tried to push one key recovery but that dosent work neither any ideas?OS. win10 x64pentium 2.4ghz6gb ram1tb hddintel 5500 graphics

A:Lenovo G500 stuck at "lenovo splash screen"

The first thing I look at if a machine hangs at startup is the USB ports.  Physical damage can create shorts which cause these symptoms.  Check for bent pins or a tongue broken off.

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Hello Bros, I want to change 43142 wifi dual adapter with 802.11n standard to 802.11AC . I have question, what you can put the original into the laptop or replace it with the socket in the motherboard?


























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Hi Everyone, I have a Lenovo G500, I recently realized that my Left speaker is not working at all. i did check in the configuration and tested it too. I m currently using Windows 10 btw. Kindly suggest!!!

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My g500 notebook have i3 3110m cpu.  HM76 chipset.Ivy Bridge-MB PGA SV.rPGA988B. Can I use i7-3612qm  cpu .  Or which i7 cpu

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Has anyone out there installed/running WIndows 10 on Lenovo G500?If you have, could you share any problems you might have come across?  Thank you.... Melk9601  

A:Lenovo G500 Windows 10

Hi, I have just encountered a serious problem. Just a couple of days after windows 10 installation, I cannot turn my laptop on anymore. Basically, it remains stuck at "Lenovo" screen, and it does not proceed any longer. Does anyone have any tip/solution? I am a kind of desperate.Roger

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I own a lenovo g410-0016i read technical spesification used RAM DDR3L 2gb with DDR3Land I buy ram DDR3L 4gb, after installed RAM my device can?t boot to Operating System

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I need drivers for Lenovo G500.

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I did google search before putting up on this topic. I am pretty confused by the answers. I have Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-3110M CPU. I want to know is it possible to upgrade to Intel Core i5-4570T or equivalent.  Is that possible? I saw that the chipset is relevant but I haven't been able to clarify what the chipset is? Can anyone help? Thanks.  

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please i have a Lenovo g500 with windows 10 64bit cpu : intel i3 gpu : intel hd graphics 4000 but i have 0 mb in dedicated video memory and 0 mb in system video memory

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Hi, I'm using 1yr old Lenovo G500 laptop and I want to add another 4GB RAM stick to my exisitng, pre-installed 4GB one. Please suggest which of the following will be a good candidate. http://www.snapdeal.com/product/kingston-ddr3-4-gb-1/1430627http://www.snapdeal.com/product/transcend-ddr3-4-gb-laptop/2143581784http://www.snapdeal.com/product/transcend-so-4gb-ddr3-ramjm1066ksn4g/545240 http://www.snapdeal.com/product/corsair-4-gb-ddr3-ram/1430587http://www.snapdeal.com/product/corsair-ddr3-4gb-ram-cmso4gx3m1a1333c9/435139   










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A:RAM upgrade to Lenovo G500

Hi Bhargavg,
                           
Welcome to Lenovo Community!
                                                     
As per the query we understood that you are looking for a up gradation of RAM to your Lenovo G500 laptop.
 
As per the specification of this model its supports upto 16 GB DDR 3 1600Mhz. As you have shared few RAM I would like to inform all the RAMs are supported by the system.
 
Please ensure that the current RAM has 1600Mhz.As the RAM which you have listed is of 1600Mhz.
 
However I would also like to inform to you to visit the service centre for further details.
 
Click here to 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.
 
Hope this helps. Do post back if issue persists!
        
Best regards,  
       
Ashwin.S



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Hello, I have the Lenovo G500 Model 20236 and I would like to upgrade its RAM and Hard disk.I used CPU-Z to find out which RAM I have and found 2 GB and 4 GB with 800 MHz. If I kept the 4 GB and installed new 8 GB Kingston DDR3L 8GB SO DIMM 204-PIN (KTA-MB1600L/8G)ArtNr: 28188541600 MHz / PC3L-12800Would both work fine together?What would a good SSD to install instead of my old HHD? Thanks

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I want to buy lenovo g500 motherboard. 

A:Lenovo g500 motherboard

Hi keshavshiyal, 
 
Welcome to the Community Forums.
 
You may use your serial number here on the parts look up page to get your OEM motherboard part number.
Using the part number to order or search online from other resellers in your location would help.
 
You can also call in  1-800-3000-9991 or to check here on where to buy as option.
 
Here is your hardware manual for reference as it includes FRU list to match the part number with the disassembly guide.
 
Additional reference article for review:
How to lookup and purchase Accessories, Upgrades, and FRU/CRU Replacement PartsHow do I order parts or find parts information?
 
Hope this help answer your query.
 
Regards

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Hello, How are you? I am new to the community.I am facing an issue with my Lenovo Laptop G 500. The brief is as follows: When Plugged in, the LED light of Battery is on (White color). But when I press the power On Button/recover button, the Power LED Light starts for a second and then both LED lights (Power and Battery) goes off. The screen flashes but goes off immediately. I have tried to unplug the powercord and took out the battery and then pressed the start button for 30 seconds and then reinstalled the battery and plugged in the powercord. But same thing happens again. Addiitonal Info:- Fan doesnt work- CD ROM doesnt open What should I do? Thanks for help. regardsRavi 

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Hi,I have a Lenovo G500 (59370250) laptop with Intel Pentium CPU B960 @ 2.20GHz processor. The machine is OK with few simple applications but starts hanging with heavier applications like Google Chrome, MSWord, etc.I tried having a total of 4GB RAM but that is not helping either. The CPU shoots upto 100% and the machine does not respond for several minutes. Will it be possible to upgrade the motherboard or processor to i3 or i5 in this one? ThanksSukhjinder(Bangalore, India)  

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I am using Windows 7 , 32 bit. I noticed that on each update of Windows 7 , the sound disappears (and no, its not muted, and no Bluetooth device  ...).The "no sound" can be observed in the following:- No Windows sound when login/logout of windows.- No sound when playing from Internet (Youtube)- When I try to play a file using windows media player, I get the message "windows media player encountered a problem while playing the file". The file is good and played o.k before the update.I am using the latest Conexant driver and all seems to be o.k. In the device manager.To overcome this , I need to reinstall the Conexant driver after each update, which is not acceptable (never had to mess around in any of the previous laptops I had).Any suggestions ?

A:Lenovo G500 no sound

hi Lior11,
 
Welcome to Lenovo Community Forums!
 
You can do this to exclude device driver from Windows Updates
 
Open a run box (Windows key + R)
Type in sysdm.cpl   hit enter
Then click on Advanced System Settings

 
You should have a windows with Tabs / Go to Hardware TAB and click on Device Installation settings

 
Now click on "No let me choose what to do"
  Never Install driver software from Windows Update then save changes.
 
Hope this helps
Cheers!
 
 



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Dear*, I have an Lenovo G500 laptop with Intel HD graphics and AMD graphics and have two questions. The laptop is running Win10 PRO 1) When I try to insatll the AMD Catalyst with the auto detect software from AMD (radeon-crimson-relive-17.3.2-minimalsetup-170315_web.exe) then the laptop freezes at the end of the installation. Do you know about this problem? 2) Is it possible to force AMD graphic card to work all the time and not to use INtel HD 4000 graphics? Best Regards.

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I own a lenovo g500 which currently uses 6gb of 1600mhz ddr3 ram, one 4gb and one 2gb stickI was planning to upgrade the ram to 8gb by replacing the 2gb stick with a 4gb ddr3l stick.But when I replaced it the laptop wouldn't boot up. My research showed that the 4gb ddr3l stick should work but it didn't.All the ram sticks are from the same company so I don't think its a problem with the ram. 

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Hello, I have a Lenovo .G500  and im using it for 5 years. last month i found my computer's cd. ?ts win 8 cd. i want to format my computer and install win 8. i opened bios setup and selected dvd room. and saved. but its doing nothing. its openning in a normal way. pls help me.

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Hi, I have Lenovo G500 with Celeron 1005m in it, is there any way to upgrade a cpu ? BTW i have a cooler from normal PC

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Hello.Well i have few questions about my Lenovo g500 laptop can i upgrade some of those comp. or no if so pls tell wich one i can upgrade and ty for help So my conf. is4GB RamCPU 2020M 2,4ghzGPU AMD HD 8570M / Intel(R) HD GraphicsI know i alredy can upgrade ram i think up to 16 gb if im not wrong but still i wana hear some more info ty

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Hello, the laptop has stopped recognizing usb devices since I connected a toy of my daughters, I connect any device and it does not turn on the USB connection light on the device, I used the lenovo solution center and it reports the error WMB01Q008-HM9V3K, I measured voltage on the usb pins and it gives me a voltage of 3.7 V this is correct.

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My Laptop's specs: Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-3612QM CPU @ 2.10GHz (8 CPUs), ~2.1GHz Memory: 6144MB RAMDirectX Version: DirectX 11Video Card 1:Intel(R) HD Graphics 4000Video Card 2:AMD Radeon HD 8570M I tried everything to change manually my Intel HD 4000 Graphics card to AMD RADEON HD 8570M,but I didn't succeed...I read that it supposse to switch automaticly to the AMD,but when does it ?Because I wanted to play with NFS Rivals,and it didn't switched..WHEN DOES IT ????Please help me,and help US....sorry for my bad english.. .













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A:Lenovo G500 graphics card

hi Emisword,
 
Welcome to Lenovo Forums!
 
Can you share what Operating System you are using..
 
Also, Check this thread as this have the same concern as yours.
http://forums.lenovo.com/t5/Lenovo-3000-and-Essential/Lenovo-G500-radeon-problem/m-p/1248449#M47404
 
Regards
Solid Cruver





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Hi  I bought a Lenovo G500 around a month ago (Windows 8.1, Intel Core i7 2.20 GHz, 8 GB RAM, 1 TB Disk, Broadcom 802.11n Network Adapter).  I have a problem related to wifi connectivity. When i'm at home, no problems with networking. But when i'm at the college, where network is public and realized with a proxy, my lenovo sees the network, but can't connect to internet because the network is "unidentified" and i have a "limited access". My other PC and my HTC One continue to work fine with the routers and access points placed in the college. I tried everything: reinstall wireless drivers, reset winsocks and ip, disable Windows and Comodo firewalls, disable the energy options of the network adapter... but nothing seems to change, and every time i have the same problem: nothing fixes the issue. If anyone has any suggestions I would be very grateful! Thanks

A:Lenovo G500 WiFi Problem

hi marcello33,
 
Welcome to Lenovo Community Forums!
 
Try this,
 
StepA.
   Open Device Manager and check under Network Adapters,
Remember what brand you wireless is ex. Intel, Realtek, or Atheros
   right click on it and click Uninstall.
      Place a check on the Prompt that says Delete Driver Software for this device.
Now click the View option at the top of Device Manager and select Scan for driver changes.
    Open Network adapters again right click and click uninstall driver 
Now
    On the same prompt for deleting the driver check if there is a check box still.
 
If yes Repeat the step until you don't see the checkbox anymore. then proceed to Step B.
If no Proceed to Step B,
 
Step B.
    Restart the computer.
 
Download and Install the driver below for what wireless you have
 Intel WLAN Driver 
 WLAN Driver (Atheros, Broadcom, Realtek) 
 
Restart the computer after installation and Reconnect to the wifi you're having issues with.
 
Let me know your findings
Cheers!
Solid Cruver
   
 
 
 




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Dear Community, I have a G500 laptop (i5-3230M; 8 GB RAM, 1 TB SSHD, ATI HD8570M). I have multiple issues with that. On 19.04.2016 I was able to use my laptop without problems, after that I closed the lid. After around 1 hour I opened that again but already had the issues. My problems are the followings:- DVD-RAM disappeared from BIOS, however it is working fine (tested in another laptop.) In my laptop it is blinking, ejecting the tray and is rotating after inserting a disk but after a short period it stops blinking and rotating. I have found some topics already here, but there the problem was with the DVD-RAM, that is not the case by me.- SSHD stoped working as well (tested under Win 7 and Ubuntu; By Win 7 the disk recognized, however the partions were not visible and the disk management wanted to initialize the disk fist. By Ubuntu the disk was not visible in Gparted, but in Testdisk, however it said there is no partition on the disk and droped Read error by every cylinders. It seems something is blocking the reading. Testdisk showed me the capacity of the SSHD and the size of the used space as well!) The laptop was clean inside and wasn't hot. What could cause such problems and how can I fix it? Unfortunatly the warranty ended last November. If possible I would require solutions where I can at least access to my data on the SSHD. Thank you in advance!

A:Lenovo G500 multiple issues

Hi vasadam , 
 
 
Welcome to the Community Forums.
 
Initially best if you turn off the PC and remove  the optical drive , SSHD, and battery while unplugged from the ac adapter. Press down power button for 12 seconds to power drain . Return the battery and plug the adapter . Turn on to access the BIOS and F9 to load defaults F10 save and exit.  Shut down. 
 
Connect back the optical drive and SSHD making sure that the contacts are good and then turn on to check on BIOS for both DVD drive and SSHD .
 
With the optical drive , if the BIOS still failed to detect it , most likely issue would be the contact between the drive and the motherboard . 
 
For the SSHD , don't attempt to continue with Windows recommended fix and cancel it since it may do some changes with your data inside. Run diagnostics and similar hardware test for isolation. 
 
For data recovery best that you get a service center if they would have other tools to back up for you. 
Update us how it goes . 
 
 
Regards
 
 

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Hi all,  Had to swap out HDD few months back and did a fresh install of win 8.1 from a disk straight onto C drive . Leaving Lenovo recovery partition completely intact. Now have put HDD back into g500 but although after some probs will only boot to the windows stored on C drive and will not let me access any part of recovery partition ?Either via hard boot . Recovery options or even OKR via file explorer ?  Any guesses as to where I'm messing up and what is the easiest way to restore directly from factory setting partition please?  Any advice much appreciated . Cheers .  

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Hi All, I want to purchase Lenovo G500 base cover, can you please tell me how much it will  cost in service centre?or any alternative source also work.


























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 Hi,  Im having problem here, and it is about the audio-wifi controller ic. They are not working, so I asked a techneicn and he told me it was the an IC that controlles the current or something, I don't know about these stuff. The problem is the label on this IC is not there. So I need your help.

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I decided to upgrade my BIOS today because of it being too obsolete.I downloaded it from the Lenovo website, i install it, the pc restarts and success!All fine right?Well, i shut down my pc, press the BIOS button (i guess it's a BIOS button i don't know what it's called) i select the BIOS and guess what, it asks for an admin/supervisor password, i really need to get into the BIOS and i can't because of some strange mistakes of Insyde or Lenovo.Maybe it's your fault, mine not becuase before the update i entered the BIOS to see if all was fine and it didn't ask me to enter a password. What can i do now?I'm really mad right now and i hope to get an answer soon. I've already tried to look for some ways to remove the admin password but the support for the Lenovo G500 is really poor. 

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Hello guys, I have a Lenovo G500 Laptop , I tiried to use it's camera . I installed the official driver software that I downloaded from here. But, the problem is, the quality of the image is VERY VERY BAD , I can't even see my face !! I searched here in the forum for similar topics, but none of the answers were satisfying !! OS : Windows 8.1 Please help me, because I need to use the cam in my meetings. Regards.

A:Lenovo G500 EasyCamera Problem

12 views and 0 answers .. Is this how Lenovo support forum looks like !! I'm really suprised !! Sorry for posting, I'll go somewhere else !

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Hi there. I'm planning to buy a Lenovo G500 laptop, and I simply can't find the correct answer to one small question.

As you might know, laptops of today incorporate many hotkey functions on their F1-F12 keys. And for that particular Lenovo model (and some of its closely-related brethren), I can't figure out what the F8 hotkey does in Windows 7.

It looks like three small squares, and ''F8'' below them. According to the G500 user manual, it is used to ''display all currently active apps''. As apps are only available in Windows 8, does anyone of you know what purpose could it serve in Windows 7?

I posted this already on Lenovo official forums, but not a single soul bothers to answer. There's gotta be someone who uses Windows 7 on Lenovo G500/G505/G510/G700/G710 or any other Lenovo with inverted Fn/function keys. If you're one of them, press F8 (or Fn+F8) and tell me what happens.

Thanks in advance.
 

A:Lenovo G500 - F8 hotkey purpose

I'm planning to buy a Lenovo G500 laptopClick to expand...

That particular brand and model laptop comes with Windows 8 pre-installed.

It's user's guide doesn't provide any hotkey information about Windows 7.

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Hey guys, so everything is in the title. Can I use G580's Battery with Lenovo G500, since their specs are basically the same, except for the mAh.Where I live I onlu have access to the G580 battery, and here, we don't really do returns, except if the item is flawed.So some insight will help me a lot.Thanks in advance.

A:Use G580's Battery with Lenovo G500

Welcome to the Lenovo Community !
 
Yes, you can use the battery.  That G580 battery is compatible with several Lenovo models including the G500. 
 
mAh is related to the battery's capacity.  The higher the number,  the longer the battery life between charges.

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Hi everyone!I'm trying to boot for the first time in my Lenovo G500. It starts with the logo of lenovo and then it goes to a black screen and it is saying that is loading FreeDOS and is asking to enter a new date, new time and then it says C:/> and nothing happens. I put in the cd with Windows 8 drivers but i can't make it boot from the cd/dvd. Anyone can help?Thanks!

A:Booting for the first time in my Lenovo G500

Hi Stathesp,
 
Welcome to Lenovo Community Forums!
 
I?m sorry to hear that your G500 Laptop is booting to Black screen, I suggest you to change the Boot priority of CD/DVD drive 1st and HDD (Hard Disc Drive) to 2nd, below are the steps to access BIOS:
 

Turn OFF the computer and then click on NOVO button which is located at the left side of the computer.
Then under Boot tab change the CD/DVD as 1st boot and HDD to 2nd device.
Now press ?F10? Key to save the changes, the computer will automatically restart.
Then check inserting the Disc and check the issue.

Do post us back if the issue still persists.
 
Best Regards

Shiva Kumar






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