Support in other languages: 
Showing results for 
Search instead for 
Do you mean 
Welcome to the Lenovo Community

Welcome to the Forums!

Welcome to Lenovo's Peer-to-Peer Discussion Community!
Please note our guidelines. How to register and login and Community FAQs.
Shape the Future of PCs

Help Lenovo Shape the Future of PCs

Take the ownership survey. Share your ideas with our product team
Posts: 2,371
Registered: ‎01-21-2009
Location: Germany Hannover
0 Kudos

Re: Lenovo S12 not booting (NVIDIA)

[ Edited ]

Hi, on your old HDD you set a password ok...thats independant from your new 500 GB HDD ...

.... S12 (NVIDIA) since January 2011 .... (Also I set a hdd password and forgot it ......WD Scorpio Blue 500gb hdd. I installed it correctly .....went in the BIOS to see if it was detected .....2814M Extended RAM ...  Fixed Disk 0: WD5000BEVT

in your first post you could easy go in to bios to look for new HDD...

HDD is correct recognized , as it should... by the way 500 GB is really no problem for all Ideapad..

Question: Why you dont go in bios and set correct boot sequence ?  Like this one... Smiley Happy

1: USB CD Drive
3: HDD WD500 ....

save & exit with F10 ...

Now you should be able to setup any system... any external drive will be recognized


But a few posts later you say

I can't install a os on it because i can't get into the bios and the multi boot selection menu


that contradicts itself...



sincerely KalvinKlein

-ThinkPad X200s - Yoga 2 - Yoga 2 tablet -