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|05-21-2012 01:08 PM|
|flatlight||Deal is dead|
|05-21-2012 11:23 AM|
|ACAx1985||Upgrading this to SSD today.|
|12-16-2011 08:40 AM|
|ACAx1985||Still a good laptop end of 2011.|
|10-10-2011 04:31 PM|
While I use my speakers (built in, external, headphones, ANYTHING) to play any sounds, it is crystal clear. However, as soon as I stop playing, a white noise static (which sounds like interference?) starts buzzing.
I stumbled upon a temporary fix (which I'm hoping might lead to an experienced user helping me identify the root):
Open the Recording tab in Sounds (this screen http://img1.uploadscre
As soon as that tab opens, the sound ends. I can then have complete silence! As soon as I leave the tab, the sound resumes. As soon as I disable both devices, the sound resumes.
Any ideas? Anything else I can provide to help?
|02-19-2011 10:52 AM|
You should have got the standard warranty and a squaretrade warranty with 30% off, could have saved some money!! THIS IS SD BRO!!
|01-15-2011 07:16 AM|
|jaimalibu||where abouts did you get this from?? is it still on a deal for that price??|
|12-05-2010 02:03 PM|
|ahhitsalan||Well before it freezes it says something about the ATI not working and then when the ATI works again it freezes. I put the setting so that when i close my lid it does nothing. So i put my screen down and when i lift it up when i wake up, everything internet related dc's and when it reconnects it freezes.|
|12-05-2010 06:48 AM|
leaving my y560 on 24/7 running Boinc (Rosetta@Home), a/c no battery attached, and no problems...
do have it sitting on an inverted dish-drainer, to raise it a few inches off the table-top and allow for air to circulate underneath...
didn't do a win7 re-install, was too afraid - never having done on a lappy b4 - fearful of losing video and getting stuck with a brick, but did uninstall some things that looked like bloatware...
|12-05-2010 03:20 AM|
Also, it asked me to back up my files. but there isnt enough room in the LENOVO (D and i dont have any blank disc. :3 So what should i do? :o
|12-04-2010 02:39 PM|
|12-03-2010 07:27 PM|
AMD Graphics Driver AMD 8.752 2010-09-16 322 MB Windows 7 32bit
Windows 7 64bit
|12-03-2010 01:26 PM|
|12-03-2010 12:50 PM|
|ahhitsalan||how do i DL the current AMD (ATI) driver for the video card?|
|12-03-2010 12:25 PM|
[QUOTE=ahhitsalan;34992500]How would i know which thinsg are 'bloatware'? I got the laptop yesturday. I am unsure of what things i should delete and such. Also when i leave the laptop on over a period of time the screen freezes forcing me to force shut off. Does that happen to you as well?[/QUote
I had problems with mine the first couple of days with the mouse cursor issue, and I got some bsod's.. I downloaded the current AMD (ATI) driver for the videocard from the Lenovo Support site, (driver won't update with traditional method because old driver is ati and new driver is AMD). So after download, I just clicked run, and when it went to ask to overwrite files, I answered to overwrite all files. After that was done, I rebooted. I haven't had a single issue since then. Seems there were numerous issues related to the old ATI driver.
This laptop rocks. Appearance is great, feel is great. it's fast... Some folks on other threads and posts complained about hinges, cntl/fn key placement... My hinges are sturdy and they hold the screen very steady. I have no trouble at all findng my cntl key when Im typing (and yes I do touch type at 80wpm. Laptop does get warm, but never hot. It is actually cooler than my old powerbook g4, quiter, and faster. I got mine from the Lenovo Outlet for $620. It said it was a refurb, but I would defy anybody to look at this and think it wasn't brand new out of the box.
|12-03-2010 11:06 AM|
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