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w520 lenovo software problems

2015-10-03, 21:08 PM

hello since win 10 showed up, lenovo update, power app and other dont work... 

 

is there anything i should know that i dont?  

 

trying to run the update prog, all that shows up is "system update 5" icon, then diappears... tried running compatibility mode with no success

 

any help would be appreciated :)

 

 

W520 4270CTO 2028QM WIN7 MSATA SSD 16GB
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Re: w520 lenovo software problems

2015-10-05, 16:10 PM

You probably have to re-install the latest version of System Update manually:
http://support.lenovo.com/us/en/downloads/migr-73695

Do be advised that Lenovo isn't officially supporting the W520 for Windows 10, so you might have to get your own drivers from Intel/NVIDIA/etc directly.


W520: 2960XM, Q2000M @ 1091/1380, 32GB RAM, 500GB&750GB HDD & 500GB SSD, FHD&MB168B+
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Re: w520 lenovo software problems

2015-10-09, 7:10 AM

To add to ColonelONeill's observations, also be aware there is no Intel HD Graphics 3000 driver for Windows 10. If you use the integrated graphics you have to use the WIndiws 7/8 driver, which in my experience is not stable under Windows 10.  Some of your applications might crash, or you might experience other problems.  I've now reverted to using discrete graphics only.

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