Upgrading to Windows 10 is not always as straightforward as we would like it to be. Several Lenovo laptop users have complained about issues with webcam, keyboard, and touchpad after upgrading to Windows 10.
In this article, we will discuss a few problems faced by Lenovo laptop users after upgrading to Windows 10.
Lenovo Laptop won’t boot after failed Driver installation
If you are facing this issue and the booting process goes beyond the display of the Lenovo logo, it is likely that the problem is software-related. If the problem has appeared after a failed Driver installation, you can login in safe mode and remove the problematic Driver. You can also use the Windows Recovery option to fix the issue. Below are the troubleshooting steps you need to follow in order to fix this issue.
If you are not able to successfully boot into the Windows environment after trying more than two times, Windows 10 will automatically present you with the Windows Recovery option.
- When you enter the Windows Recovery environment, select Troubleshoot
- Select Advanced options in the next screen
- In the Advanced Options screen, select Startup Settings
- In next screen, select Restart
- In the Startup Settings screen, press F4 to enter Safe Mode
- You are now into Safe Mode and you can now uninstall the problematic Driver
- Type Device Manager in the Search box
- Select Device Manager from the list of results and go to the problematic Device Driver
- Select the device and click Uninstall
- Restart your laptop
Activation error after performing a clean install of Windows 10 on Lenovo laptop
To get the free upgrade to Windows 10, you need to first upgrade from Windows 8/8.1 to Windows 10. Using any other method to install Windows 10 will not recognize your Windows key as valid. The reason for this is that when you upgrade from Windows 8/8.1 to Windows 10, your Windows product key is also upgraded. Performing a clean install is only advised after you have upgraded to Windows 10 and successfully activated it.
Lenovo Easy Camera does not work after Windows 10 upgrade
Several Lenovo laptop users have complained about the camera not working after upgrading to Windows 10. This problem is most likely Driver-related. Below are troubleshooting steps to fix this issue:
- Go to desktop and type Device manager in the search box
- Select Device Manager from the list of devices.
- Open Device Manager and go to Imaging Devices. You should see a yellow exclamation mark for Lenovo Easy Camera that confirms/points towards a Drivers issue
- Go to the Lenovo website and download Lenovo Easy Camera Drivers
- Click on the downloaded Driver setup file and follow on-screen instructions to install Lenovo Easy Camera Drivers
- Click Finish at the end of the installation process
- Restart your laptop
For automatic Lenovo Driver Updates, click here to read about Lenovo Driver Update Tool.
The steps above should resolve your Windows 10 issues with a Lenovo laptop. If not, feel free to post your problem in the comments below and let our community of experts help you.