Lenovo Thinkpad x1 yoga Laptop Setup Guidance

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Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Specs

The Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga is a compact, sleek, powerful, and 2-in-1 convertible laptop. It is powered by the Intel Core i5 processor. The laptop is best suited for professional gaming. Due to its high resolution display, the display quality is sharp and brilliant. You can store information securely on the system’s Solid State Drive. The laptop is built with some add-on like optical drive, HD web-cam, multi-media card reader, Stylus Pen for touch, and back-lit keyboard.

  • 14” Sport HD screen
  • 4-Cell Lithium-ion battery
  • Intel Core i5 Processor
  • 4GB DDR3 RAM

Features

Ram

The laptop is installed with a RAM memory of 4GB under the DDR3 category.

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The Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga comes with the 6th Generation i5 processor.

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The 4-Cell Lithium-ion battery allows you to work continuously for up to eight hours.

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The device has a 14” Sport HD screen with 2560 * 1440 pixel resolution.

Driver Configuration Support

We offer service regarding the download and installation of device drivers. The laptop comes default with the Windows 10 Operating system. The source files for most of the device drivers are pre-installed in the Windows 10 OS package. You can also download the drivers manually. The Lenovo laptop drivers are available on this website. Click the Driver button provided below. The website redirects you to the download page. Locate the specific driver software that is compatible with the currently installed Operating system. Click Download and save the file. Open the downloads folder. If the file is in ZIP format, extract the ZIP file. Right-click the setup file. Select Run from the drop-down menu. Wait till the system initializes the setup. Follow instructions onscreen to complete the installation. At the final step, click the check-box. This is done to confirm that you have agreed to the Terms & Conditions of the installation. Click the finish button. The driver files will be installed successfully. If you want to update any driver, open the Device Manager. Select a driver from the list. Right-click the selected driver. From the drop-down menu, click ‘Update Driver’. Windows search the latest version of the driver. Once found, the driver is automatically updated. You can refer the User Manual provided in this site for the step-by-step installation guide.

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Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Laptop Top issues

Mouse would freeze

This freezing issue is caused due to the following reasons: technical problems like low batteries, and loose or damaged power cords; mouse may be defective; improper, outdated, and corrupt drivers; virus attacks; and corrupt files in Windows registry. To resolve the freezing issue, follow the steps below. First, check all the cables whether they are connected into the working ports. Second, ensure that the device drivers are properly installed and updated. To check the version of the drivers, click the Start menu and open the Control panel. Navigate to the Hardware & Sound tab and expand the tab. Locate and open the Programs sub-menu. Expand the Mouse tab and right-click the driver file. Select the ‘Update’ option from the drop-down menu. The Operating system automatically updates the driver software. Check whether the issue is resolved, else go to the next step. Third, check if the system has been infected by a malware. Ensure that the device has a working anti-virus software.

Mouse Buttons Would Quit Working

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When the mouse buttons fail to work, the first step is to check whether compatible drivers are installed or not. If your laptop is installed with the Windows 10 Operating system, the Windows update automatically takes care of the driver install and update process. For other versions of the Operating systems, click the Start button and open the Control Panel menu. Navigate to the Device Manager and select the Programs menu. Scroll down and select the Mice and other pointing devices option. Right-click the installed mouse input (driver) and click Properties. Expand the Driver tab and then select the Update Driver option. Restart the laptop after the driver updates.

Lenovo laptops hit by gaping security vulnerability

Lenovo laptops are frequently attacked by many critical security mistakes. Many hardware vulnerabilities are found in the firmware that runs on the motherboards. These attacks breach the UEFI drivers in Lenovo laptops. As a result, the laptop is severely damaged. Some exploits can easily disable the ‘Write Protection’ mode in vital firmwares. So that the attacker is able to access your system and can execute codes in the System Management Mode. The Lenovo community developed an advisory known as the BIOS vulnerability. This prevents the laptops from hackers to a certain extent.

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Lenovo laptop blues, memory issues

This issue is due to the download and installation of many unknown sources, third-party applications and outdated anti-virus software. Uninstall the problem causing application. Open the settings menu and expand the ‘System’ tab. Choose the application that you want to uninstall. Right-click the app and select ‘Uninstall’ from the drop-down menu. Follow the on-screen instructions to finish the uninstall process. Disconnect all the non-essential hardware from the laptop. The external devices, when kept connected for a long time, might slow down the processor and create a dull screen on the laptop. Connect the devices only when needed. While upgrading the Windows, make sure to unplug all the peripherals. The damaged setup files also cause the blue screen error. To resolve this, the Disk Cleanup tool is suggested. This tool deletes all the installed drivers. The Windows Update will automatically download and re-install the files. Install only the drivers that are compatible with the current version of the Windows Operating system. You can refer to the manual for the list of compatible drivers.

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Battery Won’t Charge

The reasons for the battery problem in Lenovo laptops are : worn out AC adapter; bad condition of motherboard; and damaged battery. To overcome these issues, follow the directions below. Method 1 – Remove the battery from the device. Connect the laptop to a power supply directly with the AC adapter. If the laptop does not turn on, then the adapter is damaged. Replace the adapter with a new one purchased from a licensed provider. Method 2 – In case, when the laptop functions well with the AC adapter, test the battery. Insert the battery into another similar laptop. If the battery works without any malfunction, then the problem is with the motherboard. Replace the motherboard. Refer to the user manual to resolve the issues with the motherboard.

 Driver Upgrade issue

The device drivers are vital for a device’s functionality. The driver files must be up to date with the latest version. In case of outdated drivers, the following issues occur: black screen error, graphics will not work properly, flickering screen issue, touch-pad will not work, mouse and keyboard errors, and much more. To resolve these issues, follow the guidelines below.

 Graphics Not work after windows 10 Update

After updating the Operating system to Windows 10, the graphics might not work properly. This is due to the following reasons: the laptop may not be compatible with the installed version of the Operating system, improper installation of the graphics card, and outdated graphics driver. To resolve the issue, follow the steps below. First, confirm that the installed graphics card version is compatible with your Lenovo laptop. You can download and refer to our instruction manual to learn regarding the list of compatible driver software. Next, click the Start menu. Open the Control panel of the system and navigate to the ‘Programs’ tab. Select the ‘Graphics’ option. The installed graphic drivers will be displayed on the screen. Right-click the driver and choose the update option from the drop-down menu. If an update is available, the OS automatically searches and installs the latest version of the driver software. After the update is completed, restart the laptop. The issue will be resolved.

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How To Fix Screen Flickering

The screen flickering is due to the following reasons: damages in ribbon cable, damaged DP cable, outdated display adapters, unwanted applications, and calibration problems. The flickering issue is identified by the presence of vertical and horizontal lines on the screen. Follow the instructions given below to resolve the issue. Check for damages in the DP cable. If the cable is damaged, replace it with a new one. If the problem persist, continue to the next step. Press and hold the power button for few seconds. This step initiates the reset process on the laptop. Wait and let the system complete the process. After the laptop completes the reset, the settings are reversed to factory default version. Restart the laptop and the issue will be resolved once the settings are configured. If the issue continues, follow the next step. Click the Start button. Open the ‘System Properties’ menu and check if any OS update is available. If yes, then update the OS. The guide to update the OS is explained in the user manual. After update, restart the device. The issue will be resolved.

Bluetooth Connectivity issues

Check whether the Bluetooth feature is turned on in the Lenovo laptop. If it is not turned on, then turn it on. You can turn it on by pressing the F8 function key or go to the task bar. Click on the Bluetooth symbol and enable it. Open the Bluetooth setting and click the check-box displaying “Visible to other devices”. Now, you can connect the other Bluetooth-enabled devices with the laptop. The next step is to check for the driver update. Click the Start button. Open the Control panel of the system and navigate to the ‘Programs’ tab. Select the Bluetooth category. The installed drivers will be displayed on the screen. Right-click the driver and choose the update option from the drop-down menu. If an update is available, the OS automatically searches and installs the latest version of the driver software. After the update is completed, restart the laptop. The issue will be resolved.

 How to Identify and Repair Malware or Virus Infected Systems

  1. Symptoms of a virus-affected laptop: longer booting time, applications stop responding frequently, system error messages occurs often, unusual icons show up in the desktop, slow loading of web pages while browsing, too many pop-up windows, default system settings change automatically, email messages are auto-sent without your knowledge, data loss, and unauthorized hard disk access.
  2. Solutions – Activating the Firewall. Click the Start menu and open the Control Panel home. Locate and enter into the ‘System and Security’ tab. Open the ‘Security & Maintenance’ sub-menu from the list. Select the primary tagline ‘Review recent messages and resolve problems’. If there are no issues developed, then security settings are up-to-date. Else, if a warning is displayed, click the ‘Turn on’ button to activate the firewall.
  3. Anti-virus software – Check if the laptop is pre-installed with the Windows Defender or any other anti-virus program. Type ‘Windows Defender’ in the search tab. You will be directed to the PC status homepage. Make sure that the ‘Real-time protection’ is active. If the system prompts you to update, click the ‘Update’ button. After updating, select the ‘Scan now option at the right panel of the screen. The Defender will automatically rectify the error.
  4. Steps to prevent malware attack : install/update update anti-virus programs; do not download non-market applications; follow solutions from a trusted provider; frequently update the driver software. When the laptop is infected by a virus, analyze the problem, choose the best solution, resolve the problem. Refer to our user manual for an elaborate explanation about the product.

Wireless Connection Was Not Working

Turn on the laptop and the router. Click the Start button and open the Device Manager. Navigate to the ‘Networks’ menu and open the list of installed network drivers. Uninstall all the network drivers. Exit the menu and open ‘This PC’. Click and expand the drive in which the Operating system is located. Select the ‘Program files’ folder. Delete the network source files and restart the device. Turn on the Wi-Fi feature in the laptop. Scan and connect to the available network. Wait till the system automatically re-installs the network drivers. Another method is to check if an update is available. Open the list of network drivers and right-click a driver. Select the ‘Update’ option from the drop-down menu. The network driver will be updated, if a driver update is available. Repeat this step until all the drivers are updated.

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Fix Network Problems In Windows 7 And Windows 8

Windows 7 & 8 – To resolve the network problems in Windows 7, follow the steps below. Turn on the laptop and disconnect it from the network provider, if connected. Click the Start menu and open the Control Panel. Expand the ‘Hardware and Sound’ tab. Locate the ‘Device Manager’ and open it. Navigate to the ‘Networks’ menu and select the installed network driver. Right-click and choose the ‘Uninstall’ option from the drop-down menu. The network driver is uninstalled. Repeat this process until all the network drivers are uninstalled. Reconnect the laptop to the network provider. The Windows package will automatically install the latest version of the driver software.