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X1 Carbon, X1 Yoga do not wake up after sleep mode -- issue continues across thinkpad generations

Q: X1 Carbon, X1 Yoga do not wake up after sleep mode -- issue continues across thinkpad generations

Over the past several years there are many posts of users experiencing variations on this problem with X1 Carbon and X1 Yoga of various generations, including the latest ones (I provide a list below). That is, the systems often cannot come out of sleep mode in some way, shape, or form. I had this problem on my own brand-new X1 Carbon 5th Generation, right out of the box. In my instance, I noticed this issue in the following two scenarios: -After having gone in to sleep mode, once I opened the lid, or press power button once:power light goes from blinking to solid onscreen stays blank/blackseems that if the machine is going to be in the frozen state, keyboard presses do not "unsleep" it (which they normally would). Closing the lid causes the power light to go to solid on, but then opening it again does nothing.in a couple of rarer instances, the machine actually did come out of sleep but then instantly the screen froze (but this was quite uncommon, mostly it just wouldn't come out of sleep at all)-After passing the initial boot screen of Lenovo, the next part shows the Lenovo logo but without the swirling dots and is frozen (the power light would show on)Under both conditions: The power light is solid onThe keyboard lights functionality works: backlighting, FnLock light, mute lightSometimes you can hear the fan workingPlugging in to external display does not display anything on itThe only way to rectify is to do a hard shutdown by holding the power key With my machine, this was happening about 25% of the time when it would go into sleep mode -- this completely defeats the purpose of having a "portable" laptop if you can't depend on it waking up. On the freezing during boot, I would say that it was much less common, maybe 10% of the time. After a couple of tech support calls, tech support surmised it was a faulty motherboard that needed to be replaced. To have a brand-new laptop needing a motherboard replacement was disappointing, and it was also clear that it wasn't even certain that that would solve the issue. When I offered to send my system's event logs, they weren't interested. Given the raft of similar issues I have found on this forum (see list below), is it really plausible that the production process at Lenovo is so bad that faulty motherboards are created often? Seems unlikely, and nevertheless, several of the past posts say that replacing the motherboard didn't even solve the problem. So it seems the problem lays somewhere else. I'm writing to ask Lenovo staff -- are you even aware that this is a multi-generational crashing issue?I have to ask the question because it keeps on coming up even to the present day, so it seems as if the root of the problem has not yet been addressed -- here's my compilation of topics related to this issue, some of which date back over 3 years: X1G5 fails to wake up - Lenovo CommunityThinkpad X1 yoga wont wake up from sleep mode - Lenovo CommunityX1 Carbon (4th gen 2016) doesn't wake when lid is opened - Lenovo CommunityX1 Carbon 4th Gen-Black screen hang on sleep - Lenovo CommunityThinkpad Yoga, not waking up after sleep - Lenovo CommunityLenovo X1 carbon (20FC) sleep mode/shut down issue in windows 10 - Lenovo CommunityX1 Carbon 2016 (20FB) display doesn't work after opening the lid and waking from sleep - Lenovo Comm...X1 Yoga (and Yoga 260) not waking from sleep - Lenovo CommunityNew X1 Carbon with blank screen - Lenovo Communitythinkpad yoga is not response to power button in sleep mode - Lenovo CommunityMicrosoft forum discussion on same topic: Lenovo X1 Carbon won't wake up from sleep after Windows 10 upgrade - Microsoft Community What could be consistently causing this problem over the years? Is it BIOS issues? Or is it perhaps interaction with Windows during wake up? Perhaps it's something to do with the TPM? Or perhaps something with OPAL and encrypted drives? (I note that in my specific machine, I was using encryption, and had the 512 MB OPAL Samsung SSD -- not sure if that is common among all the posts above) I'm not even writing for assistance for me -- I actually returned the machine (since it happened as soon as I got it, I was able to return it, unlike users who had had older machines -- Lenovo customer support was pretty helpful to me in that regard). I'm writing because I would actually want to buy a X1 Carbon again in the future, because it was otherwise a fantastic machine. But I'm only going to do so if this issue is going to be finally resolved at some point. Otherwise, the machine is unusable as a portable device due to potential for data loss. Many thanks in advance!

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Hi Lenovo I have purchased 2 new Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon 6th Gen (Type 20KH006JMD) in December, and both laptops have problems with Blue Screen after wake up from sleep/hibernate mode. I doesn't happen every time, but very often. Both laptops have been updatede with the latest firmware and drivers, with Lenovo System Update. One laptop have been reinstallede with Windows 10 Enterprise, and the other  has the preinstallede Windows 10 from Lenovo. Is there a known Blue Screen problem with the Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon 6th Gen ? Regards,Lars

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Hi,  Am facing this issue with X1 YOGA 1st generation, whenever it goes to sleep, i can not wake it up. Power button is blinking, also kepborad seems to be active as i can see it activating the backlights, mute /unmute mic.... etc Any help ? 

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Everything was going fine until the day I updated my 20FY to the latest BIOS version (R05ET75W); now as soon as it goes to sleep mode, the olnly way to wake it up is rebooting ang losing all the not saved work.Everytime it happens I regret the day I sold my Dell Vostro to buy this machine.

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Dear All power option is set up in sleep, when i close the lid and after opening it, it does not wake up. i have to press the power button for 5 or more seconds in order to restart the system i am using windows 8 Please Help.. Thanking you in advance Asher













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A:X1 Carbon: after opening the lid in sleep mode it does not wake up

Hi Asher,
 
Welcome to Lenovo Community Forums!
 
I?m sorry to hear that your Lenovo ThinkPad X1 carbon doesn?t wake up from sleep properly.
 
I would suggest you to try installing the latest version of display drivers and Lenovo Power management driver and check if it resumes from sleep normally.
 
If the above said didn?t help, try the "reset" hole on the bottom of the laptop. You'd use a paper clip to trip the switch.
 
Hope this helps!
 
Best regards,
Mithun.





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My ThinkPad X1 Carbon 6th Gen (2018) does not wake from sleep mode when plugged in, with the lid open. I have no trouble using the computer when it goes into sleep mode with the lid closed: when opening the lid, it immediately wakes. When the lid is open and the computer goes to sleep, I cannot wake it with the keyboard, trackpad, or power button. I have no other option than to force a power cycle by holding the power button until the machine turns off, then turn it back on again. My Windows power settings are "Balanced," with all settings default. I have the latest build of Windows 10 installed.

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Question says it all for the most part.  Just got my Yoga 260.  Works great expect it will NEVER wake from sleep.  this is a huge problem obviously as I have to do a hard reboot by holding hte power button in until it dies then press again to boot the machine. power light blinks just as it should in sleep but nothing will allow it to wake except holding power button down doing a hard shutdown then reboot.  Anyone have a fix for this?  Thanks.

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Hello, I have read other people having the same issue. Suggestion seems to be update the bios. But here it comes a second big issue, I can not update bios! I tried from "BIOS Update Utility for Windows 10 (64-bit), Windows 8.1 (64-bit), Windows 7 (32-bit, 64-bit) - Thin..." it starts the procedure but then it re-boots ending up in an (apparently) sleep state with the blinking led. The only way to start again is pressing the button for several seconds, but then once checking the current bios version I realize it did not really update.  I don't know how many times have tried this, getting crazy. Please help!

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After a clean install of Windows 10 Anniversary edition, I had an issue with my Thinkpad Yoga not resuming from sleep, requiring a hard reboot every time. I made sure to perform the updates in the support article ThinkPad Yoga cannot wake up from sleep mode but those didn't help. The ultimate solution was to downgrade the Intel Management Engine Interface driver to the 9.x version from Lenovo's site. The default Windows 10 installation installed version 11.x of that driver, which apparently causes this issue with failing to resume. (Note that the Lenovo System Update tool does not identify this as a needed update since the Lenovo driver version is older, so you have to download and apply the older driver manually.) After doing this, the system now sleeps and resumes perfectly. Hopefully this can help someone else, and maybe the above support article could be updated to include this advice too.

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Hello, I have read other people having the same issue. Suggestion seems to be update the bios. But here it comes a second big issue, I can not update bios! I tried from "BIOS Update Utility for Windows 10 (64-bit), Windows 8.1 (64-bit), Windows 7 (32-bit, 64-bit) - Thin..." it starts the procedure but then it re-boots ending up in an (apparently) sleep state with the blinking led. The only way to start again is pressing the button for several seconds, but then once checking the current bios version I realize it did not really update.  I don't know how many times have tried this, getting crazy. Please help!

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I bought a new Thinkpad Yoga 14 (20DM/Broadwell). Gorgeous machine, but it refuses to wake from sleep on a keypress or click on the trackpad. It will wake up if I close and re-open it. I updated all of the drivers and the bios using Lenovo's utilities and Windows System Update. When that didn't work, I tried updating the Intel Integrated graphics drivers and GeForce drivers with the latest packages from Intel and NVIDIA, downgraded the Intel Management Engine to version 10, and disabled hybrid sleep. No dice. So I resorted to a clean re-install of Windows 10 from a USB key and updated all of the Lenovo drivers (again) using ThinkVantage System Update. "Allow this device to wake the computer" was and is checked in the Device Manager for both the keyboard and trackpad. Is there anything I can do to get it working? Only a couple days left to figure this out before my return period ends.

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Hello everyone Was any update pushed in the last two weeks which affected the wake up from sleep mode? I"m certain that in the last two weeks atleast once or twice I saw the shutdown screen saying installing an update. Ever since when I open the lid to resume from sleep state it takes a good 3-4 minutes for the screen/system to wake up...what gives? I haven't installed any major in my comp in the last month or so I'm not able to figure out why this is happening. Thank you in advance for any help you may be able to provide.

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I am still fighting with "260 will not wake up from sleep problem" described in my post: https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/ThinkPad-S-Series-ThinkPad-Yoga/ThinkPad-Yoga-260-cannot-wake-up-from-s... I tried everything, fresh restore (5 times), boot from linux live, the laptop can't manage correct sleep, hybernation and even a simple shutdown. I can only switch on and off by pressing power button for more than 10 seconds. I tried to update the bios (from the lenovo website or from a bootable ISO) but it does just half of the job, when it tries to restart do finalize the process it goes again in a frozen state and can only restart by pressing power button for long time. Ok my laptop is out of warranty, but this has been clearly caused by a lenovo update, before that the lapotp was performing perfectly. There are several people with thinkpad reporting the same problem, lot of them with my same 260. The last one IDENTICAL problem 4 days ago: https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/ThinkPad-S-Series-ThinkPad-Yoga/Yoga-260-Does-not-wake-up/m-p/3930549 This is unacceptable, I went to a lenovo assistance and they asked me 750euros to change the motherboard. WILL NEVER BUY ANOTHER LENOVO. I would like to hear an opinion from a Lenovo operator reading this forum, if any.

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my yoga 900 would not power up.  research found that the issue is a conflict between malware and windows 10.  The recommended fix was to hold the unit horizontally and press on the power button.  it worked! Question is - has this happened to you, and if so, how often?   

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It seems like my new X1 has an issue with sleep mode. The red light is blinkng (as it should), but the fan keeps running. Does not matter whether AC adapter is connected or not. Is it normal? If not, how do I fix it? All updates (Windows and Lenovo) are installed

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Please help me to find a solution. I have a problem with SSD perfomance after wake up from sleep mode. The system is almost freezed for 3-5 minuts with SSD access time more then 1000 ms (usualy it is 3-5 mks) , and very low SSD speed, like 50-100 kb/sec (usualy it is 200-300 mb/sec. And then it is ok again. I can't understand, what is going on and how to find a solution? Did not find any similar on the forum or google.

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I am running the latest version of all patchs and BIOS available on Lenovo website and that is the problem, since I updated BIOS, the notebook come back from sleep mode.It goes into sleep mode as expected but when I try to brinr it back, red light goes on (as expected) but the screen keeps black.The only exit I found was to push ON botoon and hard restart it.Now why Lenovo delivered a BIOS version with this problem?Will I be obligated to come back to Dell?I have a 20FY0002US running Windows 10 - latest version - once I formated and reinstalled everything last week

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Hi, I recently purchased a Thinkpad X1 Yoga, shipped on May 16, 2016.  I have an issue:     When I use the left side USB port (the one on the side of the power charging port) to charge my old Ipod and the laptop goes to sleep. The laptop does not wake up when opening the lid or pressing on the power button. However, as soon as I disconnect my Ipod from the USB port. The laptop immediately wakes up but unable to login using the fingerprint reader. Specific steps to reproduce: 1) Plug x1 yoga power cord to the laptop 2) Plug Ipod to the left side USB port. Make sure Ipod has no earphones plugged in. 3) Put the laptop in sleep mode 4) Close the lid of the laptop 5) Wait until iPod is no longer being charged by the laptop (a few seconds after the laptop goes to sleep) 6) Wait until iPod automically turns off on its own (it takes 15 to 30 mins, not sure exactly how much time.) 7) Open the laptop lid and notice that the laptop is not waking up. 8) Press on the "power" button on the right side of the X1 Yoga. Notice that the laptop does not wake up. 9) Remove the iPod from the USB port on the left side of the X1 Yoga.        Notice that the laptop is now able to wake up.        Also notice that the finger print reader is not responding. Cannot login using the fingerprint reader. Seems like a driver issue. Lenovo please confirm! ThanksWilly

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In installed Ubuntu 18.04 and when I put the computer to sleep by closing the lid or suspend button, the touchpad is eratic and the keyboard LEDs flicker.  Any suggestions?  I've updated to the latest kernel 4.16.10 and no difference.

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I just got my Thinkpad X1 Yoga and here's the question: how do i turn on the screen when it's in tablet mode without folding it back to the laptop mode and hitting any keys? I thought it's like an iPad just by clicking the power button but it doesn't seem to work. Now I've been folding it to the laptop style and enter any key to wake up the screen but how do just wake it up as a tablet?? Thanks!

A:Thinkpad X1 Yoga - how to wake up tablet mode when screen goes dark

It should work with the power button, but it seems like it requires a relatively long press, like half a second.

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It tends to happen after I let it sleep for long periods of time, but it never happens whenever login after being powered off. Does anyone know why this may be happening? It isn't particularly horrendous but it's annoying. The specific sound that it's happening to is the "asterisk" sound. 

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Hi all,

I just finished building my first computer yesterday. Everything seems to be working just great, except when I put my computer in sleep mode and try to wake it up.

Here is my issue: When I put my computer to sleep, it works fine. When I try to wake it up (by pressing power button or hitting key on keyboard), it powers on for a brief second and then shuts down. The only way to get it back on is by pressing the power button again, resetting the pc. I just want to know how to set it up so when i hit a key on my keyboard it will wake up with no issues. Side notes: I have disabled hybrid sleep mode and clicked the box to allow keyboard to wake computer.

Please help. Thank you.
 

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Hi, Anyone who has faced the below issue could please share the solution with me, been racking my brains around this one.The Yoga 520-14IKB just doesnt want to budge on waking up from sleep mode. Have to manually restart everytime I switch to sleep mode. Helpp....... Regards,Terry

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Hei evrybody, after update bios and another lenovo drivers, laptop does not go to sleep mode until the empty battery..  Yoga 14 (Type 20DM, 20DN) Laptop (ThinkPad)Win 10 64

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Hi Hello Just got my new X1 yoga, but even after reading the manual, couldn't figure out how to resume it from sleep? Getting it to sleep easy, lid down, windows menu or F4. When I came back to it, the screen is off, the fingerprit scanner has a light, but I cannot manage to get it back on unless i press 1 or 2 times on the power button, and then it resumes. Any other ways to do it?? I'm used just to press any key/mouse, to get it to resume, my old surface was like that. Sorry for the basic question, but the power button sometime takes as long time, as I think it's restarting the computer. Thank you

A:ThinkPad X1 Yoga how to resume from sleep mode??

Pressing the Fn key might do it if it has only been in sleep mode for a while, but after a period of time set under the power plan setting, it will go into hibernation mode  to save the battery power (it basically writes the system state to a file called hiberfil.sys, and powers off), and in that case you have to press the power button to resume. This might help too even though it does not explicitly mention your model.https://support.lenovo.com/us/en/documents/ht075624 Take Care,

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Hi everyone, I do have a strange issue with a Thinkpad S1 Yoga: after a fresh (clean) install of Win10, I have installed the relevant drivers - including the Lenovo power mgmt driver. So far, everything is ok. However, the device does not enter sleep mode when I am closing the lid. It seems that it rather changes to tablet mode.  After x minutes of inactivity, the devices enters sleep mode - also if I manually select sleep mode via Startmenu. So I think this is related to the detection of the lid function. Any chance to correct this? thanks. best, axeon

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While I like most things about my Yoga 14 notebook, it has this annoying habit of going to sleep about 1 minute, even when it's plugged into a OneLink+ docking station.   I have the OS updated to the latest Windows 10 Creator's Edition and all device drivers up-to-date.   It's done this since I bought the machine earlier this year and I haven't been able to figure-out how to get it to honor the sleep settings in Windows.   Is there a BIOS setting or something that is forcing it to go to sleep after 1 minute?

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Hallo all,I have a brand new Thinkpad L380 Yoga, and strangely the Fingerprint scanner did not work after waking up from sleep mode. I have tried to uninstall the fingerprint driver,try to update it from Lenovo Vantage, and i come to no avail.Strangely, it also doesn;t work in the Windows Hello dialog, where you have to input a new fingerprint (This also happens after waking up from sleep mode though) Please help me. THis is not a deal breaker, but annoys me; n/b: The fingerprint is listed in device manager as synaptics-sgx   

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I've noticed the computer always restarts with Blue Screen of Death, when I fold it into tablet mode, with the error code DPC_WATCHDOG_VIOLATION. It only happens when I fold it all the way, on the last 5 degrees, until then everything works fine. At first, I thought this can be a software issue, so I have updated all drivers with Lenovo Companion and checked Windows Update. Everything is up-to-date. The problem is still present so I'm thinking to make a Service Request and before that, I want to make sure, I'm not missing something.  Do you have any idea why is fault occurs? 

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This is my third X1 (all different generations) and I was very happy up till now. The problematic one has a Skylake processor and 512GB SSD and it seemed like a really nice config.The problem is that it doesn't want to shutdown nor wake up from sleep.First symptom: when shutting down, the pc seems to have shut down, but is still draining battery. If the keyboard FN-lock button is lighted, you can notice that this stays on. Also the fan will stay on if it was running before. The keyboard is even still responsive and you can turn on and off the different LEDs.Second symptom: when the pc goes to sleep, there is no waking it up. Also here the keyboard stays responsive for fn-lock etc.I've tried many things: reinstall windows 10 from scratch, reset the bios, upgrade the bios.Then Lenovo was actually very helpful to start: they swapped out the motherboard and when that didn't work, shipped the pc to a repair center.From here it went downhil: the repair was done in less than 5 hours according to the ticket (so I was impressed) but when I got the pc back I noticed why: they didn't repair it. They put on an image of windows 7 and since there the problem was not visible, called it fixed. Very frustrating. I put back windows 10 and guess what: the problem was exactly the same. When they shipped the pc, they had created a new ticket in the system, closing the original one. Now they even closed the second ticket although I already commented that the pc still doesn't work as it is supposed... Read more

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I have done all the most recent bio updates ect. this fan is killing my battery!  When plugged in then goes into sleep mode the fan kicks on and never shuts off.  If i unplug the power while this is happening the fan stops.  What needs to be done to fix this??

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After I signed into the the computer it enterd wake mode where windows would boot up it went into sleep mode, and it refuses to get out of the state.

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I have an issue with my Yoga 900 not reacting when putting it into sleep mode. I have tried chaning my sleep and wake up settings and the laptop is supposed to wake up upon use of the keyboard or mouse, but nothing happens. Also hitting the power button doesn't help. The only solution is a hard reset.This is particularly annoying when the computer goes into sleep automatically. Does anyone else have this problem? Any ideas for a solution? 

A:Yoga 900 - Sleep mode issue

I just bought a Yoga as well and seeing similar issues. Anyone knows why sleep mode not working properly. Is it a windows issue or a yoga laptop issue?

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Thinkpad X1 Yoga 2nd, flat mode, awake from sleep, screen flashes white and accompanied by a buzzer alarm.The windows OS would not show anything alarm and could do anything,  but the screen...In this condition,  shutdown computer would fail and the progress bar will endless progressing.but, if you Turn the computer back into the notebook mode, everything will return to normal...computer detail?i7 7600 cpu16GB ram1TB SSD2k oledpls pls pls help...

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Hi,

I am new here. Hoping someone can help me out with this issue. I work in IT so am not a complete computer bonehead and am at my wits end with this.

My laptop is about 4 years old, it's a toshiba. For whatever reason, it started taking 5+ minutes to wake up from sleeping. If it sleeps for an hour, it's OK.. but if you leave it sleep all night and try to wake it up in the morning, it's quite cranky. After the 5+ minute wake up, it performs as normal. It was running Windows 7 Home 32 bit.

Troubleshooting steps that I have taken are as follows.

Reinstalled windows. Issue was resolved! but after about 2-3 weeks, issue came back. I thought maybe it was some type of windows update, so I reinstalled windows again and paid closer attention to the updates. Issue presented itself again after 2-3 weeks, and there were no updates immediately done prior to it starting.

I started to think maybe it was something related to my hard drive, so i performed laptop surgery and swapped out my original hard drive with a solid slate drive, and installed windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit (this laptop can support 64 bit so I figured why not upgrade.).

issue again was resolved for a few weeks, and now it's back to taking 5+ minutes to wake up again.

If you're turning the laptop on from scratch, it takes 10-15 seconds tops. if you're restarting, it's 10-15 seconds tops (man, I love SSD...)... if you're waking itup within the hour, its 1-2 seconds. But anything longer then that, 5+ minutes.

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A:Laptop extremely slow to wake up from sleep mode, 5+ minutes to wake

Hi there, have you ran any malware/anti virus scans?

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Running on battery, I close the lid to enter sleep. When I open the lid, the keyboard lights appear normal, but the screen stays black/off. I have to hard boot to get it to work again. New X1 Carbon running Windows 10. This has happened several times. Any ideas what's causing it? Thanks.

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I have a brand new X1 Carbon 3rd Gen laptop.  Am having intermittent (3 to 4x daily) wake-up-from-sleep issues.  When my screen is closed and I reopen it to continue working, the green light on the power button does not light up and no buttons will wake up the laptop so I hard-press the power button, which resets everything.  Called many times for support and was asked to return it for an exchange.  Just received my second laptop and it is behaving exactly the same.  I've done a ton of on-line research and tried a lot of things, including changing settings under power management.  What am I doing wrong??

A:X1 Carbon (3rd Gen) wake-up-from-sleep issues

check herehttps://forums.lenovo.com/t5/ThinkPad-X-Series-Laptops/New-X1-Carbon-with-blank-screen/m-p/2233154/h...

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I manually put the system to sleep via the Start menu (or whatever it's called now).  Usually, when I come back and hit the power button, it resumes just fine.  But it seems that every now and then, it gets totally stuck.  The green light on the power button is blinking slowly, but the machine won't respond at all.  I press the power button, press the enter button, do everything I can think of, but it stays off.  This happens on battery and on AC.  It's not easily reproducible; it's done it maybe two or three times in the past week that I've had it.  I'm looking for some pattern but haven't found it.   The only resolution I've found is to hold down the power button until I get full power off.  Then I can boot from scratch, losing anything I had open at the time of the sleep.  Any ideas?

A:X1 Carbon 2015 won't wake from sleep

I've had this too...seems to me to be a Windows 8.1 issue.  Frustrating, especially coming from a MacBook Air which is pretty flawless in the reliability, dependability and battery life department. 



____________________________________________________________2015 3rd Gen. X1 Carbon | i5-5300U+256GB SSD+QHD (2560x1440) | IPS Multi-touch2012 x220 (i7-2640M 2.8GHz) | 8GB RAM | IPS display | upgraded 256GB mSATA Samsung SSD + 160GB SSD

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I would report this directly to support but Lenovo it won't allow to me register my wife's X1 with my account inspite of the fact that I'm the one who ordered it. Ugh. Machine model: 20HRCT01WW My wife has 6 week old machine and it is much slower to wake from sleep than its predecessor (2nd Gen Carbon X1). I timed it this morning and it took in the range of 10 seconds. I just double checked the old, takes 4-5 seconds to wake up. (Having been asleep for several days). One would niavely assume, newer machine with faster CPU and SSD should wake faster. I have a pretty decent understanding of the various sleep states (S0 -> S4 - i.e. hibernate). I have spent a few minutes in the Event Viewer but can't find much useful logging of sleep state changes to figure out is going on. I have just time the time to wake from hibernate and its only marginally worse than sleep (~12 secs). (Full reboot is noticebly faster). How can I tweak the system so that wake from sleep is less painful? ThanksMark Levison

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I posted a similar question earlier and people referred me to the Yoga (much appreciated).  However, I was interested in the 2.6 lb carbon version with touch screen capabilities.  Asus has a Spin 7 model that is very good at 2.65lb, but I miss the red mouse toggle in the middle of the keyboard and Asus's track pad was designed too large....causing unintended tapping.  The Yoga, while nice, is heavier than I was looking for.  The 14 inch screen is about 3.3lb? the 12 inch at 3? I thought that some of the earlier Thinkpad Carbons had touch screen and was hoping they would make a return soon.  Thanks,

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Hi! I have a brand new X1 Carbon Gen3 i7 running on Windows 10 64 bit, the issue is that when it goes into deep sleep mode I am not able to wake up the unit by any mean, neither by pressing a key nor by pressing the power button. I am forced to reboot the unit by holding the power button.  I saw some similar issue in a T440 thread, but no solution was foundhttps://forums.lenovo.com/t5/ThinkPad-T400-T500-and-newer-T/T440-Doesn-t-Wake-from-Deep-Sleep/td-p/1... Your help is highly apreciated! Cheers Enzo 

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Hello, I am looking for a laptop which can be securely attached/locked (so that I can let it during the night in the office). Could you please tell me if the following laptops have a security slot (Kensington or similar) to attach it somewhere?THINKPAD X1 CARBON (5TH GEN)THINKPAD X1 YOGA (2ND GEN) I do not find it described in the specifications, but from the available pictures, it seems that they have some kind of security slot. Thanks!

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Hello everyone,

My system suddenly stopped responding to the sleep command. The monitor goes blank but the system keeps on whirring away.

I have gone through google and tried a few things and the best one so far was to run powercfg /energy, which has produced some results that I dont understand.

Its 2 pages and I would be very grateful if you could help me get to the bottom of this problem.

Thanks in advance
Peter

A:Monitor only entering sleep mode, system continues working.

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Hello folks, I had downloaded and created a USB recovery Windows 10 for 20FB thinkpad X1 Carbon notebooks, 01HU496.rmf.  Works great.Does anyone know if it would be compatible and able to restore the previous generation X1 Carbon 20A7 as well (which originally came with Windows 8.1)? Thanks

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