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Q: System Password after Bios update (Lenovo G40-70 M...

Hello! My wifi stoped working and I updated all drivers and it didn't work. Then for the last thing I've updated the bios from 9acn28ww to 9acn32ww from the site. It went OK, but now that I try to acess the setup I'm prompted by a system password I didn't set earlier, it was empty. It came with Windows 8 installed, but I was using Windows 7 with MBR partition and now I can't configure to Legacy and nothing... Is there any default password like "password" ? Thanks in advance!

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Preferred Solution: System Password after Bios update (Lenovo G40-70 M...

I recommend downloading and running DAP. It can help sort out any driver and firmware related issues on your system

It's worked out well for many of us in the past.

You can download it direct from this link http://downloaddap.org. (This link will open the download page of DAP so you can save a copy to your computer.)

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Hello everyone! I ama new user and i am coming up with this post as I couldn`t find any kind of solution for my problem.Recently I decided to do a reinstallation of my operating system, which also previously was Windows 7 Ultimate (x64). The installation went as usual, and after finishing it I went on to install all the latest drivers from the Lenovo site, for my product. When getting close to installing almost all the drivers i`ve needed, i stumbled upon a new version of the BIOS amnd the drivers and sfotware recommended for my laptop, by the producer. So i proceeded to install the upgrade, restarted the computer when it prompted me to do so, but after the so-called restart the laptop did not boot up as usual. At first it was telling me to not do anything as the BIOS is being flashed and then it was telling me something about some sort of image processing, things that i did not understand at the time (i have never encountered anything like that). After that my screen turned black. I have not done anything for a few couple of minutes as i thought it was supposed to be like that, but then i just force shut it down and unplugged the AC adapter. When trying to boot it all up again, the only thing i got was a black screen and nothing else.After doing a little bit of research it appears that, somehowm i`ve managed to corrupt the bios on my laptop or something, and nothing else would work at this point. I tried to remove the BIOS battery and the ram and then put them all back, trye... Read more

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Thanks for reading my post.

I have here a Lenovo G580 Laptop. When powering on it asks for HDD Password. When I try to access the BIOS to remove/edit the password it asks me for a BIOS password.

Now the real strange thing is that no password has ever been set for BIOS or the Hard Drive.... However... I've tried removing the battery and the CMOS battery to reset the password... and when I insert them and power back up it STILL asks for the passwords!?

Any help or guidance would be appreciated. The laptop isn't old however it is just outside of the warranty.

Thanks for reading and I hope someone can help me
 

A:Lenovo BIOS Password - Never Set / Reset

welcome to tsg.....you may want to read the rules page at techguy.org/rules.html, as we cannot assist with bypassing passwords.

closing thread, thanks,

v
 

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Hi G570/575 UsersThe LCD of my G570 (model 4334) is dead black. I have to use an external monitor which is connected to the D-sub (VGA port)  to view the screen. However, my Window 7 is corrupted and I need to reinstall the OS. But the boot menu does not appear on the external monitor, thus I could not change the boot sequence to make the DVD as the first boot device(the HD is the first boot device now).I was wondering if someone could help me the keystrokes needed to do the following:1. The keystrokes to make the external monitor display the boot menu, save and exit. If this not possible, then2. The keystrokes to change the first boot device to DVD, save and exit.Thanks a lot.Yiping 

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I set a Supervisor Password and an User Password for a Lenovo G570 Laptop, running an INSYDEH20 BIOS. Later I decided to exclude the passwords, so I entered in Setup press F2 and I selected Clear Password (something like this). Now when I turn on my laptop the message "Enter Current Password" appears. I put my old password... "invalid password", just press Enter... "invalid password" . I didn't forget the password, I just wanted to remove the password and now I don't know what's happening. How should I do for this matter?












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A:lenovo G570 bios password

The issue was solved. I was using the numpad and when I put the password I used the numbers in "regular keyboard". I didn't know it's difference to digit a 9, for example, using the numpad and the "regular keyboard".

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My young bro accidently created a system password in BIOS. I need to change boot mode to UEFI. How can i reset the BIOS/MOTHERBOARD ?

A:RESET BIOS PASSWORD IN LENOVO B40-80.

Hi smileshs ,
 
 
Welcome to the Community Forums. 
 
BIOS password reset can only be done by sending it to the Lenovo depot facility .
Such security is encoded on the BIOS and you may have to get your brother to remember it.
 
 
Regards
 

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Hi G570/575 UsersThe LCD of my G570 (model 4334) is dead black. I have to use an external monitor which is connected to the D-sub (VGA port)  to view the screen. However, my Window 7 is corrupted and I need to reinstall the OS. But the boot menu does not appear on the external monitor, thus I could not change the boot sequence to make the DVD as the first boot device(the HD is the first boot device now).I was wondering if someone could help me the keystrokes needed to do the following:1. The keystrokes to make the external monitor display the boot menu, save and exit. If this not possible, then2. The keystrokes to change the first boot device to DVD, save and exit.Thanks a lot.Yiping 

A:lenovo G570 bios password

Hi Yiping , 
 
Welcome to the Community Forums. 
 
You can try turning the pc on using the novo button .
Else if the display cannot project , you may have to blind map it , step by step .
It would be using InsydeH20 , initially use Novo button to turn on. 
2nd option to choose BIOS option so down arrow once.
As it now goes to the BIOS main tab by default , 4 tabs to the right so it will be 3 left arrow .
Follow thru with this example.
 
Update us how it goes.
 
Regards
 
*** edited note for additional link ***
 
You can use this BIOS simulator for G570 to accurately map the step.

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I recently changed my BIOS password (aka supervisor password) on my ThinkPad T400 and I did not write it down. I do remember that the character limit for this password was short (maybe 6,7,or 8 characters long). If I knew the (default?) character limit or length I could rule out dozens of other passwords in my memory and gain access to my computer that much sooner. Ive read every manual and users guide for my laptop and there is no other method readily available, no bypass solution so it is imperative that I remember what I set.. Thanks for your time.
 

A:Supervisor(BIOS) password for Lenovo T400...

rillo31957 said:


so it is imperative that I remember what I setClick to expand...

Indeed it is. That's the only solution so there's nothing that we can do as we don't assist with password issues as per the site rules.

As a result I'm closing this thread.
 

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 I am receiving this message when I run sp76205: The system BIOS update file (c:\SWSetup\SP76205\hpqflash\ROM.CAB) is missing or corrupt. The system BIOS will not be updated." SP76205 was just released in June 2016 and I noticed other user are experiencing the same issue with it. Please provide a fix BIOS update or explain how to run this current update...

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Hello dear hp wizards! I have a weird problem. When I'm attempting to install the newest BIOS update thru HP Support Assistant, the installation program asks me for my BIOS password which doesn't work for some reason, but it works fine at startup when I access BIOS setup / update BIOS after I have to give the password there, it even gives me the happy "bleep bleep bleep bleep"- sound. I've never had this problem before.  Any ideas? kody

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bought this recently, and must say that i am pretty pissed. i did installation of windows 7 on it and it worked fine for some 10 days till it got BSOD cause of bad system info and couldnt even load into windows. only solution was to reinstall. i did fresh install and i got BSOD with fresh install after only few days. checked internet for solution and saw that you could select windows 7 os in bios for optimized settings that should prevent BSOD. but no option for windows 7 in bios. only for win 8 and other OS. i thought ok, i will just download latest bios and flash it. but what happened when i downloaded bios (a2cn38ww) from support page?i got this message "your machine does not match with this bios". so does anyone know where i can actually  download correct bios, or how to contact lenovo support so they can tell me where to download bios?

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Hi there!I recently bought a Lenovo B430 with a Celeron B830 inside and was thinking about upgrading to an Ivy Bridge CPU. My question is: do I have to do any BIOS update on it? My BIOS version is HOET36WW from 2012-08-20Thanks in advance and sorry for the bad english!

A:Lenovo B430 BIOS update

Hi Rodrigovhn,
 
Welcome to Lenovo Community Forums!
 
I?m sorry to inform that Lenovo B430 Laptop is only compatible with the Celeron processor range as Ivy Bridge new technology the Motherboard/System board will not be compatible with the normal working of the computer, this is the reason the BIOS update is only available for Celeron processors only.
 
Do post us back for further queries.
 
Best Regards

Shiva Kumar





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From the official site downloaded the updates for the BIOS version 2.04, and was 3.00, now downloaded version 3.00 when you install fixed it secure flash invalid firmware image error what to do ?

A:Lenovo G505 Bios update

Hi Tony,         
 
Welcome to Lenovo Forums.
 
We are really sorry to hear about the issue you are facing.
 
You can go to the bios and disable secure boot. Save and exit. Try to install the update again.
 
Hope this helps.
 
Regards,
Shashi Kumar
 
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Dear Community ! I have failed to update the BIOS. Please help me to solve this problem Thank you in advance ! Tamas 

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Does anyone know where I can download the BIOS for my lenovo K450 thinkcentre motherboard? Thanks in advance,Eric  

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Hi again, I've trying to update the bios using steps from instructions but I  receive the same error: :\Users\Marius\Desktop\d7cn30ww (1)\WIN\64bit>SET ERRORLEVEL=C:\Users\Marius\Desktop\d7cn30ww (1)\WIN\64bit>echo Delay 10sec...Delay 10sec...C:\Users\Marius\Desktop\d7cn30ww (1)\WIN\64bit>delay.exe 10000C:\Users\Marius\Desktop\d7cn30ww (1)\WIN\64bit>wRwECx64.exe 45 80===================================================================Compal Electronics, INC. 3.1.1.9Author : STD SID TEAM.Utility: [WinPE] wRwECx64.exeWARNING: THIS PROGRAM IS FOR INTERNAL USE ONLY.Copyright (C) 2015 Compal Electronics, INC. All rights reserved.===================================================================[DLLLB] ERROR : WTDMDRV : Unable to install driver!ERROR : Load driver fail.Error Code : 0x80000019, CplProject Initialize fail!Desktop\d7cn30ww (1)\WIN\64bit>IF "0" == "1" goto Tag2Desktop\d7cn30ww (1)\WIN\64bit>IF NOT "0" == "1" goto NG01Desktop\d7cn30ww (1)\WIN\64bit>echo 45 80 Fail 1>>log.txtDesktop\d7cn30ww (1)\WIN\64bit>goto TagDesktop\d7cn30ww (1)\WIN\64bit>echo Delay 10sec...Delay 10sec...Desktop\d7cn30ww (1)\WIN\64bit>delay.exe 10000Desktop\d7cn30ww (1)\WIN\64bit>wRwECx64.exe 45 80 How can it be fixed?

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Hello everyone!I have really big issues with my Lenovo G505s laptop.(A8-4500M, 4GB ram, 7640G+8570M, windows 7 professional)I have around 20-25 FPS in every game when my charger is plugged in.When I plug it out, I get around 80-90 FPS boost.I did research in a lot of forum, and for some people helped that they updated the BIOS. I searched for BIOS update,I found it(v3.0), but for Windows 8 & 8.1.Is it compatible with Windows 7?Can I make any damage in my laptop if I install that? Please HELP!











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A:Lenovo G505s BIOS Update

the bios update will work fine i imagen 

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Hi all, Need help on my Lenovo G40-70 that I've just bought 6 months ago where I accidently bricked the laptop after BIOS update. It seems during the BIOS updating process it when well but after 2nd reboot there's some message on the screen that the BIOS failed to update factory setting and it freeze on the message for quiet sometimes. After a long wait I decided to long press Start button for hard reboot. Then the scary part comes in where it seems the laptop can't longer shows the Lenovo logo & cannot even boot to Windows, just black screen. Hope anyone can help me on this and give some advice on what I'm going to do. I would like to tried myself first before ending up with warranty claim since I'm worried I've brick the warranty due to wrong BIOS update procedure....











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A:Lenovo G40-70 Bricked by BIOS Update

hi mahdhir2005,
 
Im sorry to hear that.
 
  I would suggest you call the Lenovo Technical Team regarding the Issue. If it is the BIOS that's causing the issue then there maybe no source or option to have it fixed without they're help or service.
 
  If the BIOS software you downloaded was from a legit Lenovo Site and correct model, then I think It will be ok to Just report them what happened and ask for possible option.
 
Hope this helped
Thanks!
 
 




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My Windows 10 N22 does not output audio to my digital TV when connected with an HDMI cable. I have tried it on several TV's with the same result. I get video, but the audio comes from the laptop speakers. The TV is not even available to select as a Playback Device in Sounds, only the speakers show up. I have tried to udate the BIOS, as the latest BIOS is supposed to resolve an HDMI audio issue.  However, when I try to update it, I get a message that reads "ERROR 180 - BIOS part numbers do not match!" My current BIOS version is 0YCN14WW.

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A have a lenovo g580 (20157) model. My bios version is 62CN34WW. I want to know if there is any update available for my bios ASAP.

A:Lenovo g580 20157 bios update

Hi piyushsohal94,
 
Welcome to Lenovo Community Forums!
 
I?m glad to inform you that BIOS Update is not required for G580 (20157) model and it is not available online as it is not required.
 
Do post us back for further queries.
 
Best Regards

Shiva Kumar






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First of all I want to say that I am extremely disappointed with the experience I had with my Lenovo. After I bought it I found out that Lenovo, for some reason, disabled the Turbo Boost option of the CPU. I tried to fix it by entering the BIOS but the options there were limited, so I decided to update the BIOS. I downloaded the BIOS update for 64-bit windows(i am running windows 8 which is compatible with the said update utillity). I ran the .exe and followed all the instructions (did not shut-down restart or anything my computer). After installing it automatically restarted and a Lenovo logo prompted on the screen followed by ">>Start PXE over IPv6, Press [ESC] to EXIT..." after that "EFI Network 0 for IPv6(numbers and letters) boot failed". Then ">>Start PXE over IPv4" which failed and a blue box poped saying "Default Boot Device Missing or Boot Failed. Insert Recovery Media and Hit any ket then select boot manager to choose a new boot device or to boot recovery media". Pressed ok and got me to Boot Manager screen. Boot option Menu had only EFI Network 0 for IPv6 and EFI Network 0 for IPv4". What should I do?Note that I tried to start up both with and without the ethernet cable in.

A:Lenovo G780 not working after BIOS update

You are the third victim here of this bios update...

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I'm using lenovo g50-70 (20351) i have upgarded from windows8.1(preinstalled) to windows10, but however i didn't find the BIOS driver update for windows 10 in the lenovo support website there still didn't updated the bios driver for windows 10, so present there is driver for windows8.1 only, so when will we get the bios update for windows 10?










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A:LENOVO G50-70 (20351) BIOS update for WINDOWS 10 ?

KGKR1212 wrote:
I'm using lenovo g50-70 (20351) i have upgarded from windows8.1(preinstalled) to windows10, but however i didn't find the BIOS driver update for windows 10 in the lenovo support website there still didn't updated the bios driver for windows 10, so present there is driver for windows8.1 only, so when will we get the bios update for windows 10?

When I look up your system on the support page I see quite a few updates, drivers and such that support windows 8.1 and 10.  If you are looking for a BIOS update or patch, those are usually OS neutral and are applied with either a BIOS utility or patcher that works in DOS mode and some can use a windows based utility.
 
Are you trying to use a BIOS update to fix an issue or just get the "latest and greatest" for your computer?  Mostly I would not recommend updating your BIOS unless it is absolutely neccessary to fix a troublesome issue or problem with hardware.
 
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I have the Lenovo IdeaCentre 700-25ISH and my bios version is from 3/18/2016  FWKT42A, and i see that the new version came out on 12/29/2016  FWKT65AI need to know if i should update or just leave it as it is?!And where is the changelog bettween the 2 versions or all version that came out to see what was updated? Thanks.

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Finally gave into the Lenovo nagging and updated the BIOS on my E560 - big mistake. It went through and installed fine, no issues with failures, etc (well none that appeared on the screen). The laptop restarted fine, it went through and updated the BIOS, restarted one final time and ...... nothing. At present I have popped the battery and the power, reset the unit (press pwr button for 15sec etc), removed all peripherals, etc, etc, googled for similar happenings and so no matter what I have done, the laptop is as dead as a brick. I have the small red power light on but that's about it. Nothing appears on the screen (so can't see UEFI/BIOS), no fans start and about the only thing that does work is the DVD drive can be opened. It's a relatively new laptop (less than 12 months old so still under warranty) but as a word of caution to other E560 owners - DO NOT INSTALL THE LATEST BIOS UPDATE. Well no unless you want an expensive paper-weight for your desk.

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Finally gave into the Lenovo nagging and updated the BIOS on my E560 - big mistake. It went through and installed fine, no issues with failures, etc (well none that appeared on the screen). The laptop restarted fine, it went through and updated the BIOS, restarted one final time and ...... nothing. At present I have popped the battery and the power, reset the unit (press pwr button for 15sec etc), removed all peripherals, etc, etc, googled for similar happenings and so no matter what I have done, the laptop is as dead as a brick. I have the small red power light on but that's about it. Nothing appears on the screen (so can't see UEFI/BIOS), no fans start and about the only thing that does work is the DVD drive can be opened. It's a relatively new laptop (less than 12 months old so still under warranty) but as a word of caution to other E560 owners - DO NOT INSTALL THE LATEST BIOS UPDATE. Well no unless you want an expensive paper-weight for your desk.

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Hi! I updated my Lenovo T430u's BIOS from version 2.11 to 2.13 this morning and everything is slow since. I mean: sloooow. I had a functionnal dual boot Windows 10/Linux Mint but now Linux Mint takes around 3 minutes to boot. It took 25 seconds before. I figured it was related to the disk so I did the memory and disk diagnostics but everything seems ok. Even booting from USB/DVD is slow. I tried restoring default settings from BIOS, putting the battery in maintenance mode, removing the battery and even disconnecting the CMOS backup battery for an hour. I then tried to downgrade the BIOS but it does not seem like an option. This would probably fix my problem since everything was ok at version 2.11.I am really out of solution here! Please help, my computer is not usable in this state :/ Julien

A:Lenovo T430u BIOS update 2.13 slow

It looks a lot like this problem:https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/ThinkPad-T400-T500-and-newer-T/T500-takes-15-minutes-to-boot-after-bios... The only thing is that I don't have an "Intel AMT" option to disable in the BIOS :/ Help!

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Hi,I can't find an update file for my lenovo laptop, can someone give the latest update of my laptop bios?My laptop: Lenovo Y700-15ISKKind Regards.

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Hi all , I have a Lenovo V570 laptop. I had problems for some time now with the heating , in like 15 minutes it reached 85 C .
I decided to apply termo paste to the processor and the video card ! After doing this it still had a hight temperature . Then i tried tu update my bios seeing there is a new version, and then my laptop stoped working in the middle of this operation it just frooze up! The bios update has crashed (P.S the update was downloded from the official lenovo site ) . I restarted and the a black screen apeared and I can't do nothing. I hear the fan is running when i start the computer for like max 10 seconds. Also i hear the HDD and the DVD rom. I plugged in into the USB a telephone and it started charging it, the usb works. I tried to reset the bios but on this kind of motherboard there is no Pin to reset it. I tried to boot the bios from an USB flash but did not do nothing !
I pluged in an externam monitor but it is still black !

Please help me with this , what can I do ?
Is the motherboard dead becouse the bios updae failed ?
How can i test if the motherboard is dead to bee soure ?
 

A:Lenovo V570 bios update crash

I found this procedure on a lenovo forum. Give it a shot and see if it works for you. If not, it is not worth putting money into fixing this laptop.. New ones are pretty cheap and having a new mb installed in this one will cost more than a new laptop.

BTW the spelling errors are from the forum NOT mine.

Bios recovery procedure

How to Recover a bad or brick bios in lenovo laptops:

1.Download Phoenix Wincrisis then Click on the WINCRIS.exe and choose CREATE MINIDOS CRISIS DISK and press START to make: USB Flopy or usb flash memory.
When creating the boot Floppy or usb memory, select from Folder Options to view the hiden and system files and delete or rename the file config.sys if present.
2. Download your Bios file from lenovo.com if u dont have it, Rename your BIOS file to bios.wph and copy it to your: USB Floppy/usb memory.
3.Plug USB Floppy/usb memory into laptop and shotdown.
4. Hold down Fn+R keys and while holding press the power button.
5. Now you should hear the flopy drive working or usb blinking, hold the keys for a while.
6. Leave the computer for few min. and if the computer does not restart it self turn the power down.
7. if everything went OK the computer shold start normally.
Download Phoenix Wincrisis Links:
link to file
http://www.mediafire.com/?ztmilmmeymr
Note: This procedure is for Phoenix BIOS`es only and this metod works only for lenovo.
VERY IMPORTANT NOTICE ABOUTE RECOVERY LENOVO LAPTOPS: Do not take off your battery before flashing unlike the other... Read more

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Hi everyone. I have a problem with my t430s, after updating the bios using lenovo online tool, my pc won't start anymore.  It powers, after a few seconds the wifi indicator led turn on, and stays like that. No beeps, nothing. Tried removing bios battery, the 10 press plus long press of power button, but no luck. Does anyone know a way to revive it? I don't have warranty on it. Thanks.

A:Lenovo T430s BIOS Update failed

Problem solved. I found some 1333 ram today and insert into my laptop. The old 1066 tams are not supported in this bios appears...  

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Hey guys, So I got two problema actually with my laptop. The first one is that after my bios update of may 10 2016 my laptop wont reboot anymore. No bios screen or anything, only the logo lights up and the fans stop working after few seconds. The reason for my update was because i bought a new Wifi card the wimax 6250 which is actually whitelisted, didnt work at the begin so I thought updating the bios would help. But now I screwed my laptop which im using for my study. Can someone pls help me with suggestions? Also removing the mobo battery didnt help, after its says that it has been reseted it boots again without anything happeninng.

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Hello, i have a Lenovo B590 with Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-2328M CPU @ 2.20GHz and NVIDIA GeForce 610M, can some1 help me with an information? I want to upgrade my laptop, so can someone tell me the best CPU and latest that fits my model? I want to change with an i5 or i7 if is possible, but i don't know what motherboard i have on this model, if i upgrade the laptop with a new, better motherboard, please tell me. And another thing, can someone tell me where i can find the upgrade for BIOS from 1.12 to a newer one for my Lenovo B590 but with WINDOWS 10 ?? I hope is there any1 who can answer my request with an valid one. Ty and have a nice Christmas !

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Just purchased a G50-30 with win 7 x64. Decided to update the BIOS A7CN40WWW_64 from Lenovo website. The notebook version was A7CN23WW. Upon reboot, after successful BIOS update, Win 7 booted with errors of Repair option or Normal boot up. Even re-installation of Win 7 will yield BSOD - ACPI non compliant.  Have changed BIOS settings defaults from UEFI to Legacy, it still does not work. This BIOS version is not stable.Please help / advise ? Can i request for the earlier version of BIOS ? 













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A:Lenovo G50-30 Bios update crashed installed win 7

I have managed to resolve the Win7 installation issues by the following settings in the BIOS setup (F2) : a) Boot Mode/Priority - set to Legacy over UEFIb)  USB Mode - set to 2.0 and not 3.0 Case resolved. 

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hi.I 've downloaded bios update from this site and update but this update make problem for me .... my laptop Esc key not working anywhere. in game not working.. in bios setting not working .. in bot menu not working... please help for downgrade or new version of bios

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Hi,  I would like to ask anyone here if you guys can help me with the Bios update 2014 5FCN95WW private/public installation.  Here's what I did: All was fine on my Z480 when I came from W7 Ultimate to W10. Then I notice after 3 months that some online games can't be played with W10 so I decided to go back to W7 Ultimate. So I did a clean installation of W7, My Bios version is 5FCN95WW 2012.. So I checked some updates on the web of Lenovo and found 2014 but with the same code of 5FCN95WW... I wonder why, so I download it and install, it restarted my pc and I thought all is okay, but when i checked the System Info it's still says 2012..  Now, my brightness adjustment using Fn+ up and down arrow keys is now having some issues. It wasn't there before.. Everytime I adjust the brightness, The Bar that shows on my screen is not calibrated or not accurate. It adjust by 4 rows each time i press it, so from high pressing the down button just once it drops to 4 bars and pressing it again shows no highlighted bars anymore but the brightness of my screen is still the same.  I uninstall Energy management and restart my pc and reinstall it again but still the same. My Fn+f4 and Fn+F1 are also not working anymore..  I tried to flash the Bios I downloaded from the web but I am getting an error saying "Error: 182 - BIOS Image is equal or older than ROM"..  I went on the bios settings to ENABLE the Bios Flash config... Read more

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HiAfter unsuccessful BIOS update I made a brick from my G780. Maybe notfully. SYmptoms are below. When I pressing power ON button I hear a fan, HDD and DVD and led frompower, battery lights on, and led from hdd blinks one time. After thatnumlock's led is on. On screen I see nothing. It is just black. Even indark room when I'm flashing directly on it still see nothing. In thisstate Laptop react for pressing capslock or numlock buttons andchanging their state ON/OFF. I tried to do emergency BIOS flashing by unplugging AC, holding Fn-Band then power button. FAN is spinning on highest speed, pendrive thatI used blinks one time and after about 10 seconds starting flashingwith led for 20 or more seconds. I seems like reading bios QIWG5.binfile, but after those 20 seconds nothing happens. I read that G780should make one short beep, and after a while should start beeping ininterval several times. Instead of this is only silence and after a fewminutes shutting down without success. Symptoms are still like insecond paragraph. I tried every USB port, with or without battery, original BIOS that wasbefore update, this new bios. Pendrive is formatted in FAT16.Any suggestions about what else can I do?Best regards, Peter*sorry for my English I didn't use it since school)

A:Lenovo G780 after BIOS update brick with black scr...

Try hooking up an external monitor and see if it works. If it still does not work contact Lenovo by phone to set up hardware service.CB

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Hello, Lenovo team Can you please, add to your next BIOS update for Lenovo Y50-70 a fix, that my laptop won't lose CPU speed after i return my laptop from sleep mode. Right now i'm using BIOS version (3.03) There is no other way to fix this issue, only you can do it with a BIOS update for that model of laptop. Thank you.

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Hello, I recently bought a Lenovo z50-75. A few hours ago I wanted to update my bios. It was updating and suddenly the laptop restarted and there was just a black screen. I could hear the fans running, but the keyboard doesnt work because if I press Caps Lock the light won't turn on. I searched on google and there I found some solutions (with pressing keys, removing battery, etc.), but none seemed to work.I also found something about the CMOS battery. I opened my laptop but I couldn't seem to find it. What can I do now?  Best regards, Max

A:Lenovo Z50-75 bios update failed > black screen

Welcome to the Lenovo Community Max !
 
From viewing your model's Hardware Maintenance Manual there is a motherboard CMOS battery.  Unfortunately from the illustrations in the manual it would appear that the CMOS battery on the Z50-70 is soldered directly to the motherboard and can not be easily removed.  In that case try removing the main battery pack again and then press the power button for 60 seconds or longer.  Hopefully the CMOS battery will not be able to keep up with the power drain and will clear the CMOS.  Then reinstall the main battery pack and try powering it up. 
 
For your reference, here is a link to the Hardware Maintenance Manual......
 
https://download.lenovo.com/consumer/mobiles_pub/lenovo_g_z_50_series_hmm.pdf
 
If that doesn't resolve the problem then I recommend you contact Lenovo Support for additional warranty service.
 
Lenovo Support  -  Netherlands
 

Dutch 0900-654-654-0 or Email: (? 1 per gesprek)
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I'm here to request Lenovo to update the bios to enable the M.2 2242 42mm for SSDs? This is really bad since our office PCs have been upgraded from T450s but it seems we are downgrading as we cannot use our originally bought M.2 2242 for the old T450s. Can you please update the bios to enable this the 2242 for SSDs? We need more diskspace to do some graphics and photo make ups on the road. The single 2280 is not enough since when we got the machines, only 512GB was available.

A:T460s - Request Lenovo to update the bios to enabl...

I don't believe that the PCI-e circuitry is still present for the WWAN card slot on the T460s so it's not as simple as a BIOS change to enable the previous functionality which was present in the T450s. There is a 1TB option for the T460s which is the PM961 SSD which could be installed in place of your 512gb SSD, but that may not be an option in your case.

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Hello, when I try to install the BIOS update from the official site it appears an error message Error 182 (https://postimg.org/image/ygn7t042l/).These are my specs: https://postimg.org/image/7q9i2j2rb/.Please help me. Thank you!Have a good night!

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specs:480GB ssd, 12gb ram, AMD A10 9600p APUEver since updating my laptop to the latest bios, my cpu performance has reduced based on the benchmarks, i have also noticed reduced framerates in game:Geekbench 4:before updated bios:2100 single core4540 multicore maxafter bios update2100 single score 4230 multiscore maxperformance test 9 benchmark CPU score:before bios update:4200max, integer scores aroudn 7930 maximumafter bios update:3900 max, integer performance is reduced down to 7300 maximum which brings down the overall cpu score. Other problems include:1. Fan speed increases uneccessarily even when web browsing which is very annoying.2. GPU clock speed reduces just after 2 minutes of gameplay, for example it will reduce from 600mhz-720 down to 480mhz to 570mhz maximum, this has a negative effect on framerates in game, whilst doing so the GPU temperature is reduced for 58 degrees celcius average down to 50 degrees average.3. Not sure if this is a problem but in game the GPU never reaches 100% utilisation.4. Memmory is clocked at 1866mhz which is strange as the minimum frequency for ddr4 ram you can buy is 2133mhz, would be nice if it was increased to 2133mhz in a future bios update.5. when the laptop battery  reaches 30%, the CPU clockspeed reduces down to 1.15ghz which causes severe stuttering in game and makes navigating through the OS very unresponsive.6. The CPU clocks fairly low during games such as bf4, gta v and fifa 15 it ranges from 0.77ghz to 1.9ghz... Read more

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Hello there. I have a few questions regarding the recent release of BIOS update with version number CDCN37WW. Currently my BIOS is on version CDCN35WW. I was about to install it yesterday but did not because of several reasons. I read the instruction saying that I should put the BIOS settings at its default settings before installing the CDCN37WW update and there lies my problem. I bought the 15ISK version with 1TB HDD. A month ago I bought a 128GB SSD and did a clean install of Windows 10 on my new SSD. After booting into Windows 10 on my SSD in Legacy Mode, I format the partition in the 1TB HDD which houses my default installation of Windows 10 (the pre-installed Windows 10 by Lenovo). I did not completely wipe the HDD altogether and thus I still have the partitions created by Lenovo. The main issue that is stopping me from installing the update is my BIOS settiings. In BIOS boot submenu, I have it set to Legacy and then Legacy First so that it detects my SSD. UEFI does not detect my SSD. Default settings sets UEFI instead of Legacy. In conclusion, I cannot install the BIOS update even if I wanted to because I won't be able to boot into Windows 10 on my SSD once I change BIOS settings to default because UEFI (default settings is set to UEFI) does not detect my SSD. My questions are: -1. Does anyone have any solution or workaround to this problem ?2. Is it really compulsory to set the BIOS settings back default ? Or is it just a "... Read more

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A while ago I posted the possibility of upgrgrading my 6GB Lenovo V570 to 16GB.  It seemed as if it would be ok, although contrary to what Lenovo stated, but I chickened out.  Instead I've been living with my unit opearting very slowly and having the desktop manager and shockwave flash frequently fail.  It's not wonderful dealing with this and I have been looking for answers.  I thought about adding another couple of GB and along the way found suggestions on updating the drivers and bios.  Anyone savvy enough to advise on what drivers being updated would improve and how to accomplish this?  Also how is the bios updated wihtout screwing everything up?  I'm also thinking of doing a factory resore after backing up all the info on the unit.  Woudl a fresh start help or should I just  save my money and buy a new windows 10 computer?  Thanks!

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Hello Guys. My name is Marius, and i have a question for you. I recently bought a Lenovo Thinkpad T440p online, and i noticed it has a supervisor password that i don't know, and neither the seller doesn't. My question is, can i update the Bios ( cause i have 2.24 version now ) without having this password? Or will it crash ? I need a 100% sure answer, as i don't want to brick my laptop. Thank you

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