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Start up using your windows disc and choose repair.

Lenovo IdeaPad... | Answered on Dec 08, 2014

Doubt it.

Lenovo IdeaPad... | Answered on Nov 30, 2014

FN + ((F5)) probably .

try the function key which has (( )) sign on it

Lenovo IdeaPad... | Answered on Nov 25, 2014

Right click the desktop click on adjust screen resolution and choose a setting that covers the whole screen

Lenovo IdeaPad... | Answered on Oct 15, 2014

Restoring to factory default is quite easy there are many ways to do this. The simplest way i recommend is to follow the link provided below and scroll to page 23 it will have a guide to your computer and will show you how to factory reset. http://www.lenovo.com/shop/americas/content/user_guides/z_ug_en.pdf

Lenovo IdeaPad... | Answered on Oct 08, 2014

hi go to cnet and download driver max free version..
will drivers who are out of date will be re installed with the updated drivers for ur pc..
to do this go to cnet.com., downloads... write in the search-bar drivermax free version..and windows will open with download..after the download is completed..u will have to open a account...with ur name etc...all will be free of charge..
when this is done..drivermac will scan ur pc and will tell u what drivers will be out of date...and suggest to download the updated driver..u just click on it and follow the prompt,,,
when all is done..drivermax willl let u know ..when a driver needs updating..for ur pc to run well.
take care and good luck...

Lenovo IdeaPad... | Answered on Oct 04, 2014

Buy an extarnal dvd ,blueray drive..

Lenovo IdeaPad... | Answered on Sep 03, 2014

If you don't know it, purchase a new hdd and restore your backups to it.

Lenovo IdeaPad... | Answered on Jul 24, 2014

This is an annoying and common problem with Lenovo laptops, including the ole Thinkpad series. my Ideapad would lockup when my palms went close to the built-in mousepad. Youtube videos suggested shielding the KB & mouse cables but this only partially worked on my Thinkpad. To fix my Ideapad, I finally disabled the built-in mouse and starting using a romote USB or wireless mouse. this has worked.

Lenovo IdeaPad... | Answered on Jun 12, 2014

That is delayed power, the only thing to do is unplug the battery in 30 seconds in put it back..

Lenovo IdeaPad... | Answered on May 21, 2014

Pairing requires Bluetooth capability on both devices and likely your firewall shutdown at least initially until the phone is discovered and registered.. You did not provide enough info such as OS version, settings etc. It is not clear what laptop so we cannot tell if the laptop is BT capable or not.
1. Shutdown you Windows security/firewall and anti-virus softwares
2. Check in the Control Panel for hardware errors and Bluetooth status

I suspect you will find the solution in the WIndows security configuration. Let me know as there a re a few other things to try but his is the first and most obvious.

Lenovo IdeaPad... | Answered on May 18, 2014

I am very familiar with all major brands of laptops and have over 20 years as a professional IT network engr. and have rebuilt or repaired dozzens of laptops of various brands so here is my opinion -
In answer to your question:
Most laptops no longer permit direct power without a battery in place and that is to protect the motherboard from surges. Compaq discovered that using a laptop without a battery to filter the juice will cause damage to the MB if hit by even micro-surges so they were one of the first to institute using the battery as a filter. Lenovo, HP, Asus and Dell were not far behind. As of now (2014) I do not know of any laptops that will operate on straight AC without a battery. This is also a reason why most mobile devices preclude you fram removing the battery.
With that said there is a way to eliminate the battery and run straight AC but it requires you removing all NiMH or LI cells from the battery case and then running a couple of 22 ga multi strand from the battery contacts to the AC power contacts on the battery housing to create a complete circuit inside the empty battery housing -BUT I personally DO NOT RECOMMEND this fix as you will likely fry your MB unless you are filtering your AC power througuh a Battery UPS or some other 'clean' 18v/5v source. Sorry, I know of no other real fix other than a 'jury-rigged' approach.

Lenovo IdeaPad... | Answered on May 18, 2014

The issue may be with your card reader or your card, if you installed the driver with the SD in the port and in the lock position then it may have messed with the functionality of the port.

I suggest you move any/all files from the card and then format it, or re-install the driver that corresponds to your SD card reader on your computer. If you cant do anything with the SD card as is, then re-install the driver for the card reader first, then try to format or write to the card.

I had an issue with formatting a card while ago, if you try both solutions above then use a 3rd party formatting program. I will paste a link below.


Hope this helps!

Lenovo IdeaPad... | Answered on Apr 30, 2014

Something is running in your background, check your task list. Than try with another player, i.e. excellent Foobar 2000!

Lenovo IdeaPad... | Answered on Apr 29, 2014

Did you try "Fn + Space"? If this does not work then odds are you have a model without a backlit keyboard.

Lenovo IdeaPad... | Answered on Apr 24, 2014

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