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Two SSD on Ideapad 520?

Q: Two SSD on Ideapad 520?

Hello, I recently purchased an Ideapad 520S-14IKB (SN:MP1CMAJB). As I figured out it has an M2 slot, I installed a 512Gb SSD (Micron 1100).However, the system does not recognize it. I tried to turn off fast boot as it was suggested online but I still do not see the drive. On this site, in a different thread, I saw that the port might be electronically inactive.https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/Lenovo-IdeaPad-100-305-500-Edge/IdeaPad-520S-141IKB-M-2-Slot-2nd-SSD/td... How can I figure out if the port is active or not? Thanks in advance!Peter

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Hi ,         We purchased 3 lenovo ideapad 110-15ISK Laptops (ideapad). in that i installed windows 7 professional os. i am trying to incre,decrease screen brightness(fn+f11,fn+f12). but brightness control buttons not working. how to control brighness part.Now brightness is very high. Because of this brightness i am getting eye pain. So Please provide me solution for brightness control. my mail id : [email protected]  Thanks.  

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Hey guys, I have a Lenovo Ideapad IdeaPad 100 14ibd - win10 and basically im planning on formatting my laptop to get rid of all the stuff/unknown files that are terribly slowing down my ram. But im still new to this process so im wondering if using Lenovo's Onekey recovery is a good thing but then i saw the Reset this PC feature of windows is another thing. My question is, what would be the more recommended thing i should do to get my laptop to its original state just like the new windows 10, or are there any difference within those  two?PS: I got my back up files all set from this laptop to my external hd already Thank you!

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Hello I recently reset my ideapad 510-15ikb using the lenovo recovery usb method. After reset the Device make in Lenovo Vantage shows IDEAPAD not ideapad 510, also the battery gauge / vantage toolbar is not present anymore.

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Hi
 
I got a 2nd hand Lenovo Ideapad 100S. It came with Win10 installed but had someone elses profile and data. 
(I am not sure if it originally had Win8.1 when it was shipped, there is no rollback option anymore)
 
My preference is to wipe the current installation completely by downloading Win10 and installing a clean copy off USB. 
 
I also usually prefer to delete all partitions, including recovery because future reinstallations can be done from scratch via USB. (I don't need the option of reinstalling from recovery partitions , the extra space is more important)
 
I see a warning in the user guide however .....
"Do not delete or modify the Recovery Partition on a WIMBoot-enabled computer. If the Recovery Partition is deleted or modified, you may not be able to restore Windows to the factory status. For computer models on which WIMBoot is enabled, deleting the Recovery Partition may cause Windows to fail to start. How can I determine whether the Windows running on my computer is WIMBoot enabled? WIMBoot technology is normally enabled on copies of Windows 10 Update running on SSD (or eMMC) -only computer models."
 
What is the best way to do this?

Install a clean copy and remove the partition by booting off a USB, or should I not do this?
Via Settings: settings > Recovery > Reset this PC > Remove everything, or
settings > Recovery > advanced startup > Reinstall from USB

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A:Ideapad 100s - Win10 clean installation on ideapad...

 Hi larrens , 
 
 
Welcome to the Community Forums. 
 
It's a good thing you posted first before proceeding with any clean installation. 
Not sure what the Machine Number is to verify the details and specifications of your system.
 
But if you have a pc with a Windows Image Boot (or WIMBoot) you may not want to choose a clean installation. 
This new deployment of installation is compressing part of a big OS file so that you can have an operating system that can only take small spaces intended for small storages (SSD).
 
Best option to wipe out previous owners profile is a have a fresh out of the box image is using the Puch button Factory reset (Novo key similar to Item 7 page 1). Simply shutdown the system and use the button to turn on, System Recovery option would provide One key recovery from initial backup to do it. 
 
WIM boot are usually created thru OEM depot authorized by Microsoft . DIY for WIMboot maybe a bit complicated.
Click on underlined links for further review. 
 
Hope this answered your query.
Update us. 
 
 
Regards

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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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Hi, Interested in buying the 720S 14 with 8th gen intel cpu and MX150,  but I can't find one to actually hold in my hands and get a feel for. I have seen other models in the 300 and 500 series and wondered if any of them are a close match for the 720s 14 in looks and build. This is in the UK if this makes any difference. Many thanks in advance Manco  

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Ho Comprato un'IdeaPad 100: il volume di dell'altoparlante e Basso RISPETTO un calcolatore di un altro Lenovo bis del calcolatore di Altre Marche, vorrei Sapere se Qualcuno ha LO STESSO Problema. Grazie.
 
Google translated from Italian to English......
 
I Bought un'IdeaPad 100 : the volume of the speaker and Basso RESPECT one computer to another computer in a Lenovo Other brands , I would like to know if anyone has the same problem . Thank you.
 
Mod's Edit:  Since this is an English forum you may get a better response by posting in English.  Readers have a tendency to avoid posting in threads which require translation.
 
Modifica del Mod : Dal momento che questo č un forum inglese si puņ ottenere una migliore risposta inviando in lingua inglese . I lettori hanno la tendenza ad evitare distacco in fili che necessitano di traduzione.

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Hi,
I have Lenovo Ideapad 300-15ISK type/model 80Q700DRSC.
I want to update BIOS, so I downloaded D5CN47WW. In text file it is written that this is BIOS for my computer.
Everything seems fine but when I execute BIOS exe file it says that this is BIOS for Lenovo Paris 300 notebook!
What Paris now? I tried to google but only can find Paris in France.
I am user of Lenovo notebooks for many years (from IBM ThinkPads to this days) but when txt Readme file said
this is update for your computer, it was! This is confusing for me so I cancelled update.
Can anybody explain this mistery?
Thanks in advance
 
Mod's Edit: System model added to the front of Subject line to improve visibility / clarity.
 
 

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hi all,i am facing issues with my keyboard as number 4 is getting typed continously and i cant stop it  (number 4 on keyboard not on numberpad). also i am unable to type upper case letters, as once i hold the shift key the cursor travers backwards and stops at the first word. plz helpi have tried below points:i have tried reinstalling windows which didnt work.there is no dust setteled on keyboard.please help.

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,Comment proceder a l'ouverture du cache cd?
 
French to English translation.....
 
How to open the cd cache?
 
Mod's Edit: Google translated for benefit of English readers. Since this is an English forum, please post in English as it will ensure a better response. Thanks!
 

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Lenovo Ideapad 700 i5-6300 /  8GB RAM  / 500GB HDD / GTX950M ORLenovo Ideapad Y700 FX-8800P / 8GB RAM / 1TB HDD / Radeon R9 M380 4GBWhich one of those will perform better in GAMING? Does any of these two got GPU throttling problems?Which is best suited for a gamer?Thanks in advance. 

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I Buy new LENOVO IdeaPad 700-15 80RU00ADSC / Core i5 6300HQ, 8GB, 1000GB, GeForce GTX 950M, 15.6" and i read in forum of upgrade withs samsung SSD for m.2 slot but i can't buy specific so can you tell me does another ssd will work, something like this SSD 256.0 GB INTEL Series 600p SSDPEKKW256G7X1, M.2, 80mm, SATA 3 6Gb/s

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Good evening, I bought the Lenovo IdeaPad 520 6 months ago, and since, I've been struggling with its performance. Really low speed.-Programs are not responding to most of the , although I have enough memory, and the program doesn't need that much.-As I bought it, it had office 365 included. and It's been totally vanished and telling me " your subscription is expired " after I installed a language package provided by Microsoft.-The task manager shows that I'm using 100% of the disk, although I didn't launch any program yet! as shown in the screenshot attached. Hope that you help me    Best regards,

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Just recently had to install a new hdd - I no longer have any of the Lenovo Setting software/apps.  I really liked the larage green battery icon as it showed percentage - is there a way to get that back? Any help is appreciated - thanks in advance  

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I bought my Ideapad 310 in Dec 2016.Today, it's broken. The photos are attached. It is just broken when I open and close the laptop as usual, very gently. Feel not very good now. Could Lenovo fix it for me free? Where I can find a place to fix it? I live in Arlington, VA 22201. Thank you advance!

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I got ideapad 520-151K with 8 gen prc,  1TB 5400 HDD. Performance is not good,  booting time is around 56 secCan I install SSD

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Hi, I have been trying to install a fresh version of windows 7 64 bit on my laptop, but really getting nowhere. I copied the ISO on a USB flash drive using rufus: NTFS file system. My Setup configuration:USB Legacy - Enabled Boot Mode - Legacy SupportBoot Priority - Legacy FirstUSB Boot - Enabled On the Legacy options slightly lower down I see two option, SATA HDD and SATA ODD. I see nowhere to select USB drive as the boot option. When I enter boot menu my options are as follows: SATA HDD, SATA ODD, Windows boot manager with my SATA HDD name. I dont see a USB option to boot from? "Secure Boot" is an option mentioned in some forum posts, but I cannot find this option in my setup. Another thing I read was disabling USB from the boot exclusion list. This is another option I cannot find at all. The guide from lenovo site here https://support.lenovo.com/za/en/solutions/ht500207 shows a different BIOS menu that I see on my laptop. I just need a simple fix, why is this so complicated   

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Please help, Lenovo ideapad 100 does not see or recognized any plugged in USB.   I have tried all  available options to me but nothing seems to work. 

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hi guys,

i have a lenovo ideapad u410
was very slow and problematic...tested the hdd which failed
replaced it with a new samsung
now when win 7 or 8 boots to start no harddrive is detected
the old drive boots...so this is weird to me
i have reset bios to defaults and have even tried another hdd
could this be a driver issue...i have never had to load drivers for hdd...but hey...theres always a first
 

A:Ideapad not seeing new hdd

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Hi all, I have a friend who has purchased a Lenovo Ideapad but it hasn't an ODD. It has space for one though. I've looked up the Service Manaul and it states 9mm options. Will a 9.5mm dvd drive fit into this slot or does it need to be a 9mm dvd drive? Just the cost of a 9.5mm drive is only £13 odd, where as a 9mm drive is £23.





Thanks for any help in advance, Pete

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Why am I missing things like WIN word and other programs are asking for a code to be able to use them. I just purchased the laptop a few months back is there something Im missing.

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Hi all,  I have an Ideapad that started to constantly crash to the blue screen, so I decided to reset it to the factory settings with the USB Key I created from the Lenovo support site. When I start the computer from the USB it goes into recovery mode, but it always stalls with what looks to be about 5% of the restore to go.  It will sit there at the same spot for hours and make no progress.  See photo below. Any ideas? Thanks! MW 

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Hi guys. So, I've been thinking of buying 520-15IKB with 1 TB HDD and 128 GB SSD. Can I change the 1 TB HDD slot with 256/512 GB SSD afterward? Can the laptop hold two SSD? I tried to google and email Lenovo Service bout but still don't have any answer. I really hope someone can help me with it. Thanks in advance!

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new owner in the last 30 days. just received a pop up notice for a lenova update. that went fine. as soon as that was finished, another pop up for another update which took me to a download from Seagate Technologies. Does anyone know anything about these guys? Do they do work for Lenova? Are they just trying to sell me something or is it a scam of some kind? Thanks folks,   Jack

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We have an exchange student from Spain.  He has a Lenove IdeaPad 100.  On some of his keys there are three options -- for example, on the 2 key, there is 2, @ and "   We have figured out how to type the 2, the @, but on his laptop [I'm using my laptop, not his to type this ], there is the option to use the quote symbol -- " But, we can't figure out what we need to do in order to get use of the "  (and other symbols when keys have 3 options).  I've attached a pic of the keyboard in hopes someone can help. Thank you!

























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hello,3 days ago i bought ideapad 520,the fan is constantly on, even when i do basic things, like writing this topic.the cpu usage is 2-4% and the temperature is between 30-40 Celsius.the fan turn on for 20 seconds and the shuts off for one minute and then its repating.. the bios and the windows are updated. what can i do?

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is it possible to run this laptop without the battery pack? my last laptop  had a removable battery but this model appears to be fixed? there are screw fixings but im not sure if these will detach anything, would welcome any information on this.when the battery is fully charged can the adapter remain plugged in? or should i remove it? i was wondering if there is a cut out for when full charge is reached or it just keeps charging as i use it, this is why removable battery packs were standard a few years ago and the laptop could run off the mains with the charger plugged in, i would rather do this than eventually have to replace a worn battery later on at more cost etc,thanks for your help in advance

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Hello, I own an Ideapad 310 (80ST0025US) (AMD- A10-9600p). It comes with a 1TB Hard Drive and I want to update it to a SSD ( solid state drive) and I was wodering what's the max SDD capacity that this laptop can hold? I read that it supports up to 128SSD drive, is that true? What SSD should I buy? Thanks!

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why is my lenovo laptop only has 4gb i search the net but no one has a 4gb it all has 8gb mine is 4gb only how come, it only has 4gb but in the site has 8gb
Mod's Edit: System model added to the front of Subject line to improve visibility / clarity.
 

A:Ideapad 110 - ram 4gb only

Could you go into task manager, performance and post a screen shot of memory?You only have 1 memory slot It should be 8 GB.Also download CPU-z.http://www.cpuid.com/softwares/cpu-z.html Post a screen shot of the SPD tab and Memory tab. 

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Hi, after a small fall from my bed my laptop won't open. It starts and if I enter my password I can hear it logging in but I can't see anything from start to beginning can someone help me please?  Nothing seems broken on the on the inside or outside

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i would like to know if these two new laptops would run Ubuntu or other linux distributionshttps://www.pcdiga.com/portatil-lenovo-ideapad-320-15-6-320-15ikb-706https://www.pcdiga.com/portatil-lenovo-ideapad-320-15-6-320-15ikb-173

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Hello,I've got a rather old (and lame) Ideapad S10-2. But it still works - I upgraded the memory from 1GB to 2GB when I started to use it some years ago. No other HW changes so far.My question is: Would I get a "real" growth in speed if I replace the HDD with an SSD? Has anybody done that and can tell me it it's worth the time and money?And if yes: Could I simply clone the HDD to the SSD (with the SSD-manufacturer's tools) and replace the HDD with the SSD? Would I need to change/update the BIOS?Thanks for all ideas! Titus 

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I have a Philips 21" screen that uses a VGA connection. When I connected it to my Ideapad with a VGA to HDMI converter it worked for about 2 seconds and then showed a message that no signal was available and went into sleep mode. My main reason for buying the Ideapad was to use the larger additional screen. I have downloaded the latest Intel HD graphics driver but it only recognises the laptop screen. I am on Windows 10 Home and right now I have no idea what to do next. HELP!

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I wonder if anyone of you who has the ideapad 300, when updating windows it takes battery. Before I did some updates, the battery lasted 3 hours and something and now it lasts 2 hours and something. Is that normal?

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Hi guys. I need help im getting bluescreen lately and this is what it saying on my bluescreen For more information about this issue and possible fixes, visit http://windows.com/stopcode if you call a support person, give them this info:Stop code: PFN LIST CORRUPT Help me guys im just new getting BLUESCREEN on my laptop Ideapad310 Sorry for my bad english.


























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I've bought a Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 15D in the summer of 2014, last year it was sent in warranty for problems at the battery (it wasn't turn on with the battery)After that they returned me the Computer I found that the touch wasn't work, I tried to restore it 'cause I don't wanna send him again in warranty (and now the warranty is expired).I also restore it again, but the touch doesn't work yet.Can I do something to repair it? I'm from Italy.PS: the computer say that there is the touch, that I can do the calibration, but if I touch the screen the PC don't find it.

A:IdeaPad Flex 15D

SmileSmoke wrote:
I've bought a Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 15D in the summer of 2014, last year it was sent in warranty for problems at the battery (it wasn't turn on with the battery)After that they returned me the Computer I found that the touch wasn't work, I tried to restore it 'cause I don't wanna send him again in warranty (and now the warranty is expired).I also restore it again, but the touch doesn't work yet.Can I do something to repair it? I'm from Italy.PS: the computer say that there is the touch, that I can do the calibration, but if I touch the screen the PC don't find it.

Hi SmileSmoke,
 
Have you contacted Lenovo Support and spoken to them about your situation? Did you contact them when the unit was returned to you to log the fault?
 
If you did for the second question then they should be able to help you and repair under warranty as it would be a failed repair.
 
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Hello, I have the latest windows 10 updates installed. but one day my laptop started to lag. because I usually watch movie and listen to music with my laptop, it ruins my experience of watching and listening. I thought it was because of heavy applications so I used the fresh start tool. and it removed most of my applications and the windows worked properly without any lags until I decided to restart it and again the lags came back. now that I don't have any applications or games that can possibly fill the memory or the CPU, I don't know where the lag comes from. so i'm open to suggestions.thank you

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Hi. Excuse me, my English is not good. I have a lenovo ideapad 300. I was using it and it asked for an update, I did it and when I reboot it asks for a password, I put the one I always use and it says that it is not valid, I do not know what other password to put. Thanks for your help. The screens in the images before did not come out

























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hello

I have a Lenovo ideapad z570 i7 cpu that comes with preinstalled windows 7 which had Lenovo programs and drivers : power management...etc.

I have recently installed windows 8 pro 64 bit and I didn't face any problems installing it the problem is the hotkeys aren't working example fn + f5 it should activate wireless lan but nothing happen + the blutooth adapter isn't detected.
only sound keys are working.

thanks.
 

A:ideapad and windows 8

Hi Aly28,

Sorry you are having issue with your laptop. Here are your drivers for your laptop

http://support.lenovo.com/en_US/research/hints-or-tips/detail.page?&DocID=HT072735
 

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My laptop's touchpad couldn't scrolling up down neither zooming after i got it fixed. i tried to fix it on control panel and go to mouse setting but it still couldn't scrolling or zooming help me please

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Im interrested to know do all ideapad 700 models have m.2 slot for future ssd upgrade, especially model80RU00ACSC (Intel® Core? i5-6300HQ (6M Cache, up to 3.20 GHz),8GB (2*4GB),1TB/5400RPM,15.6 FHD IPS AG(SLIM),Nvidia GTX950M-4G,DOS,No ODD,INTEL 3165 1X1 AC+BT4.0,1g)  well in my country (Croatia) is that model number.  Can someone pls send me Hardware Maintance Manual for that particular model?

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I have an Ideapad 310 recently purchased. 
 
I want to install an SSD for booting windows and then use a caddy with my old hdd for data storage
 
Is there an easy way to migrate windows to the SSD using recovery made with Onekey or will I have to clone the HDD?
 
I'm looking at hopefully transferring the recovery partition to the new HDD too in case I need to reset in the future.
 
The SSD is smaller in size than the original 1TB HDD
 
Thanks
 
 
Moderator comment: Model added to subject for clarity.

A:Ideapad 310 - Install SSD

You'll need to clone the HDD, since OneKey is on the old hard drive. 

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Recently, my Ideapad 700 started making screeching noise like this https://clyp.it/ebutuhp4 (recorded with laptop back panel open).This happens every time, not just under load.I opened and cleaned the fans (there was just a little dust), but that didn't help. The sound seems to originate in the left fan. What could be the reason and what else can I do to fix it? 

A:Ideapad 700 fan noise

Sounds like a bearing fail or some debris in the fan.when you cleaned it (as you wrote) and the noise is still there, then its the bearing.Only solution to fix it is a new Fan-assambly.  

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