Lenovo IdeaPad Y510 Notebook - Answered Questions & Fixed issues

You may receive an error message when you search for available updates...

To resolve this error, examine the Hosts file. (This file may also be named Hosts.sam.) Make sure that the file does not list any static IP entries for the Windows Update Web site or for the Microsoft Update Web site.

The Hosts file is located in the C:\Windows\system32\drivers\etc folder. To view the Hosts file, you may have to associate the file with Notepad. To do this, follow these steps:
  1. Right-click the Hosts file.
  2. Click Open With, and then select Notepad from the list of programs.
If the Hosts file contains a static IP address that is associated with Windows Update or with Microsoft Update, comment the entry by adding the # sign at the beginning of the entry. You can also delete the whole line and save changes to the Hosts file.

Note Programs, such as Web accelerators, DNS accelerators, DNS caching utilities, and Spyblockers, can add static IP entries for the Windows Update Web site or for the Microsoft Update Web site to your Hosts file. This scenario can cause Windows Update or Microsoft Update to fail.

Lenovo IdeaPad... | Answered on Jun 04, 2020 | 1,031 views

Windows does not include software to play movie DVDs.
You need to purchase software to perform this task.
I use Corel's WinDVD.

Good luck!

Lenovo IdeaPad... | Answered on Aug 17, 2019 | 110 views

HDMI is the best method as VGA is low density video. You may have to set up the laptop to send data output to the HDMI/VGA port (Out to the TV). Your manual should spell out the procedures to change from Computer Internal Video to Video OUT.

Lenovo IdeaPad... | Answered on Oct 24, 2018 | 132 views

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Lenovo IdeaPad... | Answered on Oct 23, 2018 | 3,559 views

Follow the instructions here:

Lenovo IdeaPad... | Answered on Sep 08, 2015 | 80 views

Almost all laptops require a battery be installed for them to power up. Even if the battery no long holds a charge, it still requires a battery to be installed.

Lenovo IdeaPad... | Answered on Feb 15, 2015 | 55 views

Generally to the right of the power button. It is very hard to see.

Lenovo IdeaPad... | Answered on Feb 15, 2015 | 585 views

If its running Windows 8 the login might be linked to a microsoft account. from another computer login or reset your password to that account and try logging back into the laptop (as long as it has an active internet connection) If its windows 7 or older you might need to find a Live repair disk (ERD or Hiron's boot cd or something along those lines that has a password recovery tool incorperated)

Worst case you would need the windows installation disk or restore disks that came with the laptop

Lenovo IdeaPad... | Answered on Oct 10, 2014 | 144 views

Go to Windows File explorer, select the external drive.
Press right hand mouse key and select EJECT.

Lenovo IdeaPad... | Answered on Aug 09, 2014 | 179 views

Check in control panel if this exist in the hardware list if dont exist install it again but if exist with a X ot ! intall the drivers again be careful to instal the correct driver ver 32bits or ver 64bits

Lenovo IdeaPad... | Answered on Feb 08, 2014 | 44 views

be more specific... touchpad? we need more info.

If you need further help, reach me via phone at https://www.6ya.com/expert/joel_63c670a84e9f6a97

Lenovo IdeaPad... | Answered on Dec 09, 2013 | 19 views

Try a total computer shut down and reboot.

Lenovo IdeaPad... | Answered on Dec 08, 2013 | 57 views

head phone doesnt required driver unless it is bluetooth, if you cant make it run, try to re install your audio driver instead

Lenovo IdeaPad... | Answered on Dec 03, 2013 | 27 views

CHECK WEATHER MUTE IS ON ............................GOOD LUCK ..................AND........................BYE!!!

Lenovo IdeaPad... | Answered on Oct 17, 2013 | 55 views

you can use the close lid option,just select "what happens when i close the lid" select "nothing"

Lenovo IdeaPad... | Answered on Sep 17, 2013 | 69 views

This is a known issue with VPN forced tunneling. Hotfix for this is available at http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2797356
Please install the hotfix, and report if it solves your problem

Lenovo IdeaPad... | Answered on Nov 02, 2013 | 65 views

Is there a question?

Lenovo IdeaPad... | Answered on May 30, 2013 | 24 views

You have to reinstall your webcam driver whcih bundled with your webcam..

and install your motherboard driver to enable your system drivers...

Lenovo IdeaPad... | Answered on Mar 23, 2013 | 154 views

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