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Why doesn't Windows 10 load at all on my Lenovo laptop

Lenovo Ideapad u410 14" blue ultrabook (...
October 6, 2015 at 05:52:36
Specs: Windows 10, Intel Core I5 1.7GHz / 8192 MB System RAM
The screen does not load at all and jumps straight into "Boot Menu" and "App Menu". I am not shure if it has anything to do with it, but it says in the Diagnostic Splash that the BIOS and the Video are shadowed.

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October 6, 2015 at 07:51:47
According to Lenovo's Windows 10 Upgrade website, the IdeaPad U410 is not supported (it doesn't appear in the supported models list here):

As you can see, the S410 is supported but the U410 isn't listed.

If you scroll up to the top of the page (or press the 'Home' key) you'll see this:

"Date: Oct 02, 2015"

"Lenovo supported systems list for Windows 10 Upgrade.

If your system is not listed, it hasn’t been tested for Windows 10 upgrade and is not supported"

That may account for your problem.

With laptops especially, you are supposed to check the manufacturer's website before you upgrade it to Windows 10.

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October 6, 2015 at 13:27:31
However my Lenovo X220 was also not shown as supported for Win 10 but the upgrade was OK using Windows drivers. Others have done this too but I accept it is a bit of a lottery.

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October 7, 2015 at 08:54:09
Derek -

It looks like you have more than one computer. If they all are in the same room (house), did you know you could use any one of the computers to work on all others (4 max) if you use Microsoft Garage Mouse without Borders. More info here

Marie1234 -

Please pardon me for hijacking this thread. Thanks

i_Xp/Vista/W7/W10 User

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October 7, 2015 at 17:32:52

Nope, wasn't aware of it. Might well prove useful - will bookmark link, thanks.

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