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New Laptop, Lenovo, Windows 8: Filled with Loads of Issues

  1. #21


    Posts : 25
    Microsoft Windows 8.1 64-bit


    Not really. Still buggy :(
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  2. #22


    Posts : 209
    Windows 8.1 (HOME not Pro) 64bit


    Ok ... FIRST OFF.. You are ****ed cause you got a Lenovo..

    thats the start..

    Ok. I have a Lenovo i know where you are coming from buddy.. you don't even want to know the amount of shit i've been fixing and been on forums everywhere including lenovos own forum and literally telling them to go buy ASUS in front of the entire forum..

    so.. here we go..

    1. where the hell did you get/or people who bought the crappy lenovo from??

    2. in your most recent picture.. i noticed you don't even have the power adapter connected.. do you notice its slow when you also have the power plug connected?.. from experience, with this machine.. you will always have to have your power on.. the battery sucks anyway and you might get 2 hours out of your battery unless you turn everything off and set your processor to only run at like 50%.. and turn off all other functions etc.. post back here if you need all that crap.. but just plug in..

    3.there are two ways to go here.. A.) reinstall clean windows 8.1 or .. B.) yep.. no B. option.. you should clean install for reasons of getting rid of bloatware..


    4. wait till you find out how lenovo support and website is to get your drivers.. yep, they won't even update your drivers so you will hunt down every single one of them till you get the correct updated drivers..

    5. your machine is so restricted you won't even believe.. you have heat restrictions, bios restriction, thermal throttling, power restrictions (*this is good too though..) and you even have (my most favorite) Fan restrictions.. Lenovo is so amazing they made it so your fan won't even kick in unless its high temperatures and then it won't even run at full speed.. you have no control over your fan.. and trust me, lenovo doesnt' understand that with millions of users all having problems ,(just go read their forums) that they keep trying to go cheaper and put in even more cheap chinese parts that fail and cause all kinds of issues!



    where did i leave off? oh yes of course.. i also literally posted this on Lenovo's actual forum.. boy did they rush to take this down.. haha

    have fun reading this..


    6. you got chinese backdoor shit yeah baby..

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    7. you WILL have something fail on you, screen, keys, a hinge break, overheating processor, keyboard lights go out.. you guesss the rest..

    8. you probably will not be able to use your factory restore because the way ONEKEY lenovo recovery works.. ehh.. i won't even get into it but if you change any little thing on your C: drive you won't be able to restore you factory defaults..

    9. i'm just gonna stop here buddy.. but .. there is at least 20 more..

    lastly here is the good news..

    you can tweak like crazy and you should be able to atleast use your machine for skype and internet..

    also noticed your internet bar signal on the bottom right is terrible as well man..

    so.. post back here if you want to start the MASSIVELY HUGE RIDICULOUS cleanup process you will have to go through.. i'll give you a hint, it starts with a "clean install of windows 8.1" ..
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  3. #23


    Posts : 25
    Microsoft Windows 8.1 64-bit


    Quote Originally Posted by bassfacer22 View Post
    Ok ... FIRST OFF.. You are ****ed cause you got a Lenovo..

    thats the start..

    Ok. I have a Lenovo i know where you are coming from buddy.. you don't even want to know the amount of shit i've been fixing and been on forums everywhere including lenovos own forum and literally telling them to go buy ASUS in front of the entire forum..

    so.. here we go..

    1. where the hell did you get/or people who bought the crappy lenovo from??

    2. in your most recent picture.. i noticed you don't even have the power adapter connected.. do you notice its slow when you also have the power plug connected?.. from experience, with this machine.. you will always have to have your power on.. the battery sucks anyway and you might get 2 hours out of your battery unless you turn everything off and set your processor to only run at like 50%.. and turn off all other functions etc.. post back here if you need all that crap.. but just plug in..

    3.there are two ways to go here.. A.) reinstall clean windows 8.1 or .. B.) yep.. no B. option.. you should clean install for reasons of getting rid of bloatware..


    4. wait till you find out how lenovo support and website is to get your drivers.. yep, they won't even update your drivers so you will hunt down every single one of them till you get the correct updated drivers..

    5. your machine is so restricted you won't even believe.. you have heat restrictions, bios restriction, thermal throttling, power restrictions (*this is good too though..) and you even have (my most favorite) Fan restrictions.. Lenovo is so amazing they made it so your fan won't even kick in unless its high temperatures and then it won't even run at full speed.. you have no control over your fan.. and trust me, lenovo doesnt' understand that with millions of users all having problems ,(just go read their forums) that they keep trying to go cheaper and put in even more cheap chinese parts that fail and cause all kinds of issues!



    where did i leave off? oh yes of course.. i also literally posted this on Lenovo's actual forum.. boy did they rush to take this down.. haha

    have fun reading this..


    6. you got chinese backdoor shit yeah baby..

    Click image for larger version

    7. you WILL have something fail on you, screen, keys, a hinge break, overheating processor, keyboard lights go out.. you guesss the rest..

    8. you probably will not be able to use your factory restore because the way ONEKEY lenovo recovery works.. ehh.. i won't even get into it but if you change any little thing on your C: drive you won't be able to restore you factory defaults..

    9. i'm just gonna stop here buddy.. but .. there is at least 20 more..

    lastly here is the good news..

    you can tweak like crazy and you should be able to atleast use your machine for skype and internet..

    also noticed your internet bar signal on the bottom right is terrible as well man..

    so.. post back here if you want to start the MASSIVELY HUGE RIDICULOUS cleanup process you will have to go through.. i'll give you a hint, it starts with a "clean install of windows 8.1" ..


    Sorry for late reply. Returned the laptops yesterday, as my sister also had one. John Lewis said it is most likely Windows 8's problem, as none of the updates have installed, so John Lewis are setting it all up for us, and such for free. If we come back and they're no better, then we'll probably get a refund and privilege to get state of the art laptops instead. I doubt they will be any better after they've done so but we're giving it a shot. Thank you for informing me that Lenovo is basically an atrocious company. Hopefully it's just the updates but most likely not.

    Currently on my old laptop, and this has no problems as the Lenovo has and it's cheaper. Odd. Thanks for the help, everyone! I assume I should mark this as Solved now :)
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  4. #24


    Quote Originally Posted by bassfacer22 View Post
    Ok ... FIRST OFF.. You are ****ed cause you got a Lenovo..

    thats the start..

    Ok. I have a Lenovo i know where you are coming from buddy.. you don't even want to know the amount of shit i've been fixing and been on forums everywhere including lenovos own forum and literally telling them to go buy ASUS in front of the entire forum..

    so.. here we go..

    1. where the hell did you get/or people who bought the crappy lenovo from??

    2. in your most recent picture.. i noticed you don't even have the power adapter connected.. do you notice its slow when you also have the power plug connected?.. from experience, with this machine.. you will always have to have your power on.. the battery sucks anyway and you might get 2 hours out of your battery unless you turn everything off and set your processor to only run at like 50%.. and turn off all other functions etc.. post back here if you need all that crap.. but just plug in..

    3.there are two ways to go here.. A.) reinstall clean windows 8.1 or .. B.) yep.. no B. option.. you should clean install for reasons of getting rid of bloatware..


    4. wait till you find out how lenovo support and website is to get your drivers.. yep, they won't even update your drivers so you will hunt down every single one of them till you get the correct updated drivers..

    5. your machine is so restricted you won't even believe.. you have heat restrictions, bios restriction, thermal throttling, power restrictions (*this is good too though..) and you even have (my most favorite) Fan restrictions.. Lenovo is so amazing they made it so your fan won't even kick in unless its high temperatures and then it won't even run at full speed.. you have no control over your fan.. and trust me, lenovo doesnt' understand that with millions of users all having problems ,(just go read their forums) that they keep trying to go cheaper and put in even more cheap chinese parts that fail and cause all kinds of issues!



    where did i leave off? oh yes of course.. i also literally posted this on Lenovo's actual forum.. boy did they rush to take this down.. haha

    have fun reading this..


    6. you got chinese backdoor shit yeah baby..

    Click image for larger version

    7. you WILL have something fail on you, screen, keys, a hinge break, overheating processor, keyboard lights go out.. you guesss the rest..

    8. you probably will not be able to use your factory restore because the way ONEKEY lenovo recovery works.. ehh.. i won't even get into it but if you change any little thing on your C: drive you won't be able to restore you factory defaults..

    9. i'm just gonna stop here buddy.. but .. there is at least 20 more..

    lastly here is the good news..

    you can tweak like crazy and you should be able to atleast use your machine for skype and internet..

    also noticed your internet bar signal on the bottom right is terrible as well man..

    so.. post back here if you want to start the MASSIVELY HUGE RIDICULOUS cleanup process you will have to go through.. i'll give you a hint, it starts with a "clean install of windows 8.1" ..
    I can back this... I have a Lenovo Y50 Touch gaming computer... The screen has bad viewing angles.. I need to sell this computer (and if anyone wants it PM me) lol. The only thing I like about this computer is the frame rates I get from the 860m. Before I installed updates, the computer was super buggy. I am surprised they sold the computer as it was.

    Anyhow, return that garbage computer and buy an Asus. I currently have an Asus and I love it, but I had to send it in for RMA work. Stay AWAY from Lenovo.
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  5. #25


    Here, buy this. It's a nice comp.

    Amazon.com : ASUS 15.6" HD Quad-Core Touchscreen Laptop, 500GB HDD & 4GB RAM : Electronics

    If you want something with gaming power:

    Amazon.com: ASUS N550JK-DS71T 15.6" Full-HD Touchscreen Quad Core i7 Laptop w/ Aluminum-Body, 8GB RAM & 1TB HD: Electronics

    Also, don't be afraid to buy a used or refurbished computer. I haven't bought a new comp since 2007 and I've only had 1 problem with the 7 used computers I've gone through in those years.
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  6. #26


    Plushielover101, I don't mean to interfere with your thread. But, my Acer came preloaded with lots of Bloatware. I removed the Bloatware by uninstalling the Bloatware programs. But, I didn't clean the registry. It was purchased in May or April of 2014. Should I run Ccleaner also?
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  7. #27


    Quote Originally Posted by williamsjesse17 View Post
    Plushielover101, I don't mean to interfere with your thread. But, my Acer came preloaded with lots of Bloatware. It was purchased in May of 2014. Should I run Ccleaner also?
    Ccleaner doesn't uninstall software, just removes junk files and Registry errors. Still run it though.
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  8. #28


    Quote Originally Posted by YoloWaffle View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by williamsjesse17 View Post
    Plushielover101, I don't mean to interfere with your thread. But, my Acer came preloaded with lots of Bloatware. It was purchased in May of 2014. Should I run Ccleaner also?
    Ccleaner doesn't uninstall software, just removes junk files and Registry errors. Still run it though.
    Okay. I just uninstalled the Bloatware. Never cleaned the registry.
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  9. #29


    Quote Originally Posted by williamsjesse17 View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by YoloWaffle View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by williamsjesse17 View Post
    Plushielover101, I don't mean to interfere with your thread. But, my Acer came preloaded with lots of Bloatware. It was purchased in May of 2014. Should I run Ccleaner also?
    Ccleaner doesn't uninstall software, just removes junk files and Registry errors. Still run it though.
    Okay. I just uninstalled the Bloatware. Never cleaned the registry.
    I clean my registry and junk files regularly. They say you don't need to and that it doesn't increase speed, but when they build up over the years with unneeded registry keys, it takes up space and I believe it slows the computer down. Junk files on the other hand, removing them definitely speeds your comp.
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  10. #30


    Maybe, I need to run it on my Windows 7 laptop then. Because, I noticed an increase of space being filled on my hard drive. I also take pictures for my church, so that could be what has made it increase.
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