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X201 replacement latch on X201 tablet?

Q: X201 replacement latch on X201 tablet?

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Is it difficult to replace the screen latch on an X201 tablet?  I've worked on T series laptops replacing lcds and drives and the like.  Thanks for any info!











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A:X201 replacement latch on X201 tablet?

Welcome to the forum!
 
Well, it's not that difficult but you need to disassemble a lot of parts. This is fairly easy to do if you closely follow the instructions of Lenovo's Hardware Maintenance Manual, which you can download from here: click me!
 
Check chapter 8 -2040
 
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I have bought a new battery for my Thinkpad x201 tablet and replaced the old one because it was not working properly. I bought one from eBay and it works fine holds the charge well, but the issue is that when I check the battery status while it's full it only gives me 88%, not 100% even though that it is fully charged, and I get Plugged in not charging. I searched online and I have found solutions about recalibrating the batteries after replacement, I followed the instructions and drained my battery and recharged it again but still no luck it's still indicated that the battery is full at the 80's range. These are the battery specificationsVoltage: DC 14.4VCapacity: 4400mAh / 58WhCondition: Brand New High Quality Replacement Product, works as Genuine parts, 100% OEM Compatible!!CBK Store Number: B-IBM-35-H Thanks

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I have upgraded my X201 Tablet to Windows 10 32bit. As far as I can tell, everything is working, including the WACOM drivers and touchscreen.  Wireless has worked perfectly so far, not sure about Bluetooth as I don't use it. My only issue is that the buttons on the display do not work. The power button located on the display does work. I tried installing the Tablet Button Driver II and it will go through the install but the buttons do not work.  This is the download link:http://support.lenovo.com/us/en/downloads/ds027627 The document claims Windows 10 compatability and was Last Updated :08 Jun 2015. On inspection, all the files extracted are dated from 2012 and when trying to manually run the software Windows throws up an error that the software is not supported on this PC.   I removed and reinstalled and noted that the driver information page when running the installer does NOT have Windows 10 listed as a supported system. My assumption is that the driver that they have linked on the download page is NOT the most current driver and is infact the driver for Windows 7 from 2012. Does anyone know how to contact Lenovo to get the correct driver posted to the page, or know of an alternate source to try and find it?

A:X201 Tablet Windows 10 Tablet buttons not working

hi, I can't help you with your question, sorry! Gooed to hear everything else is working fine on your system. Can you tell me what to do to get the x201 tablet's touchscreen to work!? I will have a clean windows 10 install. Where do i get the (right) drivers (windows, Wacom?) Thanx!Carlo

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Hi, Is it possible to install an SSD flash drive on X201 tablet? If yes, which type? SATA3, PCIe etc... and where to buy? Thanks in advance.

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I have a sound problem on my X201 Tablet: The speakers work fine, i tested them on another X201t ...but sound is not working at all (also headphones not working). Not in Windows environment, not in BIOS/Boot environment - so i assume not a drivers, but hardware problem. Anyone an idea what might cause the problem?  

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Some time in the last month, the tablet function of my X201 Tablet PC conked out.  I'm running Windows 7 (32 bit).  Perhaps there was something wrong with some driver update that was installed either through Windows Update or through the Lenovo Thinkvantage stuff.  I never managed to figure out what was wrong.  I tried installing various updates and drivers from both those sources, and from Wacom, without success.  I couldn't find any thread on the internet that discussed exactly this problem or suggested a solution.  It was a frustrating week! I seem to have solved the problem, though.  Through Control Panel -> Uninstall programs I found and uninstalled everything from Wacom, and all of the "Ultranav" driver stuff from Lenovo.  Altogether there were 6 or so things that I uninstalled.  Then I reinstalled Wacom's tablet driver (ISD Tablet, version 7.1.0-8), and then pen's back, and, indeed, working better than it ever has (the alignment calibration has been terrible since I bought the machine).  I haven't reinstalled the Ultranav drivers, and will probably refrain from doing so. I hope this helps the next frustrated Lenovo tablet user. 










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A:X201 Tablet pen: Stopped working, but here's how I...

Hey there dmsk,
 
Thank you for sharing this information with the community, it is greatly appreciated, and I'm sure it may help someone who is experiencing similar issues.
 
Thank you for being a part of the Lenovo Community!



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I have a sound problem on my X201 Tablet.The speakers work fine, i tested them...but sound is not working at all.I tried multiple drivers from Lenovo.Might be a hardware problem, but not the speakers itself. Anyone an idea what might cause the problem?

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Hello everyone, After a routine maintenance run on my X201 Tablet where I cleaned the insides and reapplied thermal paste (I wondered why one core is 12C warmer than the other) my laptop will not boot, start or even acknowledge that an adapter has been plugged into it. When I finished with my cleaning, I went to start it up to see if the new thermal paste worked. The computer booted up right after I plugged the adapter in, but as I forgot to plug in the HDD, some self-diagnostic text started appearing on the screen. Quickly realizing my error, I didn't read what it said (none of it looked like error messages) and unplugged the laptop. After reassembly, it wouldn't react to anything (no LED indicators of anything), only static electricity keeps building up and kicks me. The only hardware that could have been damaged was the motherboard (cpu?) - this I know, because I had the old motherboard from X200 laying around and after I swapped it out, everything is working as it should. Question 1) Can anyone tell me, what process did I interrupt?Question 1a) Is there a way of restarting it?Question 2) As I did not hear/see any unusual flashes of light, or smells, or charred chips, I still think the hardware should be fine. Am I correct? Is this "just" a case of a bricked laptop?Question 3) How can I get my motherboard up and running again? Thank you for any pointers in my sad, dumb situation. 

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hello community.....I have an x201 tablet.....On this machine i have installed win10. It work very good but there is a problem. With win10 only the pen work on the screen, but not the finger touch.So I tried xubuntu live distro and surprise...  the touch screen work fine with the finger and also the pen..... I think it is a driver problem.May you help me to fix the problem with win10?thanks in advance 













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A:X201 tablet touch screen problem

Hi @nathfalco!
 
Welcome to Lenovo Community Forums.
 
Kindly try to disable/renable the touch screen driver from device manager and observe if you'll see any changes.
Open Devices Manager > Human Interface Device > HID-compliant Touch Screen (Your touch device). Right-click on it and select Disable.
 
If the issue still persist, try to update the driver from the WinX Menu, open Devices Manager > Human Interface Device > HID-compliant Touch Screen (Your touch device). Right-click on it and select Update to update this driver.
 
Hope these helps.
 
Regards,

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Hi. This is my first post. I have a Lenovo x201 tablet with i7 processor. Intel site says the CPU is in Production. However, there is no mention of this model on the Lenovo Thinkpad or tablet Side Channel list for Meltdown or Spectre patches. Does anyone know if Lenovo is planning to issue a Patch ? So far it seems that only the x220 series are shown to have patches.

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Hi I recently bought a Lenovo X201 Series Laptop but the screen is cracked it has a touchscreen interface I would like to know can I replace the touchscreen with a 12.1inch LED or LCD Screen as I dont want to spend to much on a touch screen details of laptop is below Product ID: 2985DMG Specs: Corei7 CPU,500GB Hard Drive 4GB Ram 12.1inch Touch screen.

A:Lenovo X201 Series Tablet/Laptop

Hi,there is a lot matrices are installed into x201t. Models also depend of the backlight type - LED or CCFL. I'm not sure whether any supported matrices models are compatible with your laptop. Also there are different LCD cable assembly and LCD rear cover assembly depending of the backlight type.To ensure what matrice you have and what's compatible check out on Lenovo' site parts list of your laptop by its [laptop] serial number. Support site doesn't answer a question by MTM only.I think it's impossible to fit non touch matrice into the tablet because of the different size (width). Compare the width of x201 and x201t.
 
UPD
Service parts DB says your laptop has 12.1-in. WXGA LCD panel, LED backlight (300-nit LCD), FRU 45N6092 or 45N5388.

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yesterday i installed windows 10 (from 7). Pen worked fine, but not anymore How to solve this??? . I read about drivers (wacom, lenovo) but have no idea how to solve this problem  (& how and where to install  these drivers....), any advise?










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A:x201 tablet pen doen't work after installation of ...

removed wacom driver and synaptics driver. restarted and pen works!.

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When only the cable was working I checked for both adaptor driver's updates - 'they are already up to date'. Then the WiFi also stopped working. My adaptors are 'working'. I've been round their Properties Tabs and all is OK. MS diagnostics only say that there probably is a issue with the drivers. 3 other computers plus 3 tablets use the shared router's WiFi without any problems and only 2 are ever used at a time so it's not overloaded. The router is OK. I started the Lenovo Hardware scan but it just went on loading and never started for 12 minutes - a clue here? At least I can still use it offline. Luckily I have a PC to investigate, but as yet no luck even from another forum. Any help please  

A:WiFi and Ethernet on X201 Tablet now cannot connec...

I firgot to mention- I got this message - 'Windows couldn't automatically bind the ip protocol stack to the network adaptor' Of course I have googled this message but solutions there haven't been of help.

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The other day, I had to reboot my X201 (normally it just goes to sleep). On boot up, it complained about the ubiquitous "fan error". Before reading about the "esc" escape, I was able to spin the fan manually to get past the error. Eventually, even that stopped, but fortunately I read about the "esc" trick. I was able to buy a replacement third party fan, but it never spun, and still got the fan error. Thinking it was a bad fan, I bought another third party fan from someone else, and got the same results. Any ideas on what to do next? Do I need to have a real Lenovo fan (FRU 60Y5422) because it has special sensor (like ink cartridages)? Or is there something wrong on the motherboard? Thanks in advance.

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After several minutes into the update I got the message that the ISD driver must be uninstalled! Why it couldn't tell me that before when checking my system for the update is a MS glitch I think. I stopped the update.
 
This driver is for the touch screen in tablet mode I think so will that facility not work in Win 10 or will there be a Win 10 ISD driver?
 
I cannot find out from the Lenovo support sites but from Googling 'Win 10 update for ISD driver' I got the Lenovo page link http://support.lenovo.com/us/en/downloads/ds041384 which I don't understand.
 
Can anyone please enlighten me on this matter - thanks.

A:Win 10 update problem for Lenovo X201 Tablet (ISD driver)

It relates to WinTab which is for pen pressure - nothing about ISD driver - this is my non understanding.

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What is the HIGHEST capacity battery possible I can buy for my Lenovo x201 tablet (i7 640LM)? I would like to know the part number.

A:Highest capacity battery for Lenovo x201 tablet

Hi Kunal,
 
Welcome to Lenovo Community!
 
As I understand that you are looking for the highest capacity for your X201t. So as per the Lenovo parts list it can support upto 8 cell
 

Part no - 42T4827, for more details go through parts list
  
I hope the above information helps.Please feel free to post in Lenovo Community Forums if you have any further queries!
 
 
Regards,
Prabhansh
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Hi, My Thinkpad X201's replacement charger (laptop was bought refurbished with replacement AC adapter) has recently given up the ghost and I was wondering where or if I could buy an official/good quality replacement charger for the laptop. I'm concerned that some of the ones on ebay aren't of the best quality and could cause problems not too far in the future. Thanks!

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I don't understand what difference between this fans and other. How is this related to CPU voltage type? Don't they work at the same 5v voltage at  300mA about and why? Or just different sizes?Fan assembly NV for X201 and X201i 60Y5422Fan assembly LV for X201s 60Y5423Fan assembly ULV for X201s 60Y5424 Nhttps://support.lenovo.com/us/en/solutions/migr-70510Thanks.

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I have just upgraded and activated my ThinkPad X201 Tablet PC (i7 L640 @2.13 GHz, 4GB DDR3 RAM) to Windows 10 Pro (64-bit) from the original Windows 7 Pro (64-bit). The tablet appears to run fine in Windows 10 Pro. However, the Task Manager's Performance tab page shows the CPU run at the frequency between 1.17 and 1.20 GHz, even as the tablet takes several tasks and runs at 60% and above and the tablet's power mode is set to high-performance.

What went wrong? What are the things that I need to check? Please advise.

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Hello, I have the X201 ThinkPad. I lost my WIFI connection a several times. But now I lost it and afther rebooting my thinkpad it won't work again.I installed drivers, but nothing works...is there anyone with the same problem? I have Windows 10.. 

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I have a X201 thinkpad that I am trying to update a bit.  I purchased a new samsung evo 860 500gb ssd drive.  I tried to put fresh install of win 10 onto it (boot from usb stick) but was getting media test failure errors and constant restart loop. I took the ssd out and put it into my even more ancient X61s and managed to load windows onto the drive with no problems.  The ssd runs fine in the X61s.  On the X201 I updated the bios to the latest version (1.40).  I tried to put the ssd into the computer but it just keeps loading the window symbol, saying preparing to repair and then it reboots.  What am I missing here?  I compared the bios settings on the 2 computers and they looked the same for most options? Thanks for any help Unrelated question, should I update bios of X61s?  What would be most recent version?

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When booting my x201 I get fan error on screen. If I press escape it continues to boot to windows but begins to get quite hot quickly. What component needs to be replaced and how difficult is it?

A:x201 fan error

This forum is for the tablet, not the notebook.  It is the fan. (running too slowly).  You need to remove the motherboard to get at it.  The fan is mounted on the underside.
 
Manual: https://download.lenovo.com/pccbbs/mobiles_pdf/45n3683_04.pdf
 

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Dear all,
I am encountering strange behaviour from my newly purchased NB from Lenovo.
Every morning when I first start my nb will enter into BSOD screen during start up, but once I restart it the system become very stable no matter how many time I restart or boot the system for rest of the day.

Could someone help me on the problem? If it is hardware problem I would better get back to vendor with in this month.


Lenovo Thinkpad X201
Windows 7 Professional
-X64
-No Preloaded OS
-Full Retail Version from MSDN
-Just bought the NB within a month

Best regards,
Peter

A:Lenovo X201

Dear all,
My note book hang again this afternoon, after I remove and reinsert the memory module. Please help or comments on my issue.

Peter

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i5 [email protected] 10 64 Pro SSD Which 128GB SD card would be good for permanent use in SD slot?What specs would be best for R/W speed?   

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My local MicroCenter has a refurbished X201 (open box) for $120...Windows 7 Pro, 4 GB RAM, 128GB SSD...not sure if its the tablet version or not (says X201 without the "T"), but pics show a tablet version. Just wondering if people would still recommend this as a good deal? Thanks!

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I have a Thinkpad X201  running Windows 10. It has an Intel Ultimate N 6300 AGN wireless adapter. My router is a Linknsys E1200. The router is "n" compatable, works great in n mode on my HP and my MAC Book. My Thinkpad will not connect in n mode. Windows say "can't connect". It connects fine in 802.11g mode just runs slowly only 22 mps.In properties for the N6300 I have 802.11n mode enabled. 802.11n channels set to auto. I have my wireless secuity set to WPA2/personal. WMM disabled.Has anyone else had this problem? Any help? 

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Has anyone got windows 10 anniversary update to run ok on a Thinkpad X201?

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Hi All, Have one of these PSUs (20Vdc round connector), and it has stopped working, and the module rattles when shaken. Can anyone advise how to access, so I can see if simple fix, or need to purchase a replacement... Doesn't appear to be any obvious access (screws under voltage label, etc.)  Thanks, Dave

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Hi, i am wondering if my X201 supports DDR4 rams? current system is 3626-FBG and i5 520M 2.4 ghz  any comment or advise is appreciated thanks  





ThinkPad X201 3680-AD6 / Intel Core i5 M560 2.67Ghz / DDR3 8GB / Intel SSD 730 Series 240GB / 12.1 WXGA 1280x800p / Dual boot Win10 Pro x64 - Ubuntu 16.04 LTS 64bit + X200 Ultrabase + ThinkVision LT2252p

A:X201 - DDR4 RAM ?

Simply, no.
 
DDR4 is physically different from DDR3.

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HiI want to migrate from x201 to x230. It turns out, however, that the ssd I have, which is crucial mx300 has two metal parts sticking out that make it impossible to insert the disk. Can anything be done about it at all or will I need a new ssd for x230?Would x220 be incompatible with the ssd, too?

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Dear all, I'm trying to connect an old but good x201 (2.4 Ghz M520) to a FullHD LED Monitor via VGA. Computer recognizes that something is going on but I get no signal in the LED TV. Does it support LED Monitor? Thank you

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hi, i just purchased new RAMs for my X201 previously it had 2GB DDR3 1066Mhz PC3-8500 SO-DIMM Memory ( Samsung ) i purchased Kingston 2x 4GB DDR3 1333Mhz  PC3-10600 SO-DIMM Memory . i installed new RAMs but windows ( also ubuntu with dual-boot ) didnt start. i tried each rams also each slots. when i install both of the 2 rams together, OS doesnt boot, just freezes while booting ( for windows 7 it freezes when it says " windows is starting " , in ubuntu it cant boot, instead it restarts again and again ) when i try just one 4gb ram for 1 slot , it is giving Blue Screen Of Death error at boot screen ( in windows 7 when we see colored booting window flag it freezes for a second then blue screen )  after all of these , i uninstalled my old laptops 1066 mhz 2GB ram ( same with the previous ram of x201 ) and installed it into x201. it worked.  so slots dont have any problem.. it seems rams having issue. My X201 Type number is : 3626-FBG Kingston RAMs  details : on cover it written: KVR13S9S8/44GB PC3-10600 CL9 204-Pin SODIMM207767C2C20000006549306004 Any idea why is it happening?  




ThinkPad X201 3680-AD6 / Intel Core i5 M560 2.67Ghz / DDR3 8GB / Intel SSD 730 Series 240GB / 12.1 WXGA 1280x800px / Dual boot Win10 Pro x64 - Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 64bit + X200 Ultrabase + ThinkVision L2250pwd

A:X201 RAM Upgrade

Hi,one reason of issue might be the frequencies of new RAM sticks and CPU i5-520M in your laptop. That processor supports DDR3-800/1066 memory types only. Who knows how SPD feature on the stick regulates the work on lower frequency. Another reasons might be the RAM sticks CAS latency and timings. There is a chance the new memory is too fast for x201. Look at the such parameters of Samsung stick (in CPU-Z, for example).

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Hi, I have a Lenovo X201, it boots up fine and the external VGA works ok, I am typing this now on the X201, but the laptop screen is completely black. On the initial boot I can very faintly see the Thinkvantage on the display. I have not added RAM or anything, just turned it off yesterday working fine and today the laptop screen is black. Any ideas?

A:X201 Black Screen

The 2 most common reasons for your symptoms are this:Blown fuse on the motherboardstuck switch that senses the lid is closed

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Hello,
I bought a x201 tablet and expected it to be touchscreen (fingers). That won't 't work, only pen operation.
 
Can someone tell me what type of screen i have. I upgraded to an SSD and will get Winows 10 soon (instead of Winows 7). Any suggestions for the set up of the (touch or pen) drivers?
 
 
It says: TYPE 3113-EV3 S/N xxxxxxx
PRODUCT ID : 3113EV3
 
Thanks!
 
Carlo
 
Mod Edit: S/N Removed 










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A:x201-t what screen do i have (and is it finger tou...

According to the parts lookup page you have this screen:
 

13N7297 FRU400nit(TMD)

This is a 400 nits outdoor screen, 1280x800 resolution, as far as I know it's pen only.

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Hello, I want to replace my drive in X201. Will every 2.5'' ssd disc suit it? (for example this http://allegro.pl/dysk-ssd-samsung-128gb-sata6-0gbps-mz7pd128hcfv-i6898530898.html). Or should I aim at certain discs?  I am aware that X201 supports SATA II gen, but I want to buy SATA III disc to use this disc in future configurations.  Thanks for reading. 

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Hi, I have Windows 8.1 Pro 64-bit and can't get the Skype and Camera apps to see the integrated camera. Skype for Desktop, Lync and Google Hangouts works, but not the apps. The driver installed is from Ricoh, 23/05/2011, 1.1.0.48. Has anyone got this working OK? Thanks Spencer

A:X201 Integrated Camera

HiIs Lenovo Settings metro app installed?Read KB article below:https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/Windows-8-and-8-1-Knowledge-Base/What-does-quot-Lenovo-Settings-Depende...

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Hi, I'm looking for drivers for my X201.Earlier last week, I found them on Lenovo's suport site, but they just disappeared during the weekend,And now I can not find them on the website, just for the X220 and newer.I have eaven looked at Lenovo's EOL page, but the newest is X200 ??Is anyone here that might help me find drivers for X201 ??Thanks in advance Jocke.

A:ThinkPad X201 Drivers

Hello and welcomeDownload page for x201 will appear on the EOL site soon. What drivers, for what OS version do you need exactly?

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just bought a x201. it randomly shutdown while using. it is like someone pull out the battery and disconnect the power at the same time. really annoying... it also happens when it is the sleep mode... have anyone met this before...

A:x201 random shutdown...

download tpfancontrol and monitor the temp of the CPU. Also download Prime95 and run it to see whether that triggers it to shutdown due to overheating.

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I am posting this in case it is of use to others:I have a refurbished X201 which worked OK when I got it but now the loudspeakers have stopped working.  The headphone jack output is OK.I dismantled the machine and discovered that there was a "fur" of steel filing particles around the cones of both loudspeakers (the speakers are located just inside the front edge of the machine adjacent to the lid catch).   Blowing out the filings with compressed air (away from the laptop!) fixed the problem completely.   [Amazing how completely a small deposit of filings can stop the speaker operation.]I have now glued in place thin gauze across the small grills below the speakers to stop any further ingress.  So be aware that the speaker magnets can draw up iron swarf through the grill holes if you are using the tablet in a workshop environment.Hope this is of use to others.

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I have a lenovo thinkpad x201 from 2011. I had it sitting 3 years. 1 year ago, i got it out of the attic. It is a really fast laptop for some heavy office use, lightweight gaming and having multiple tabs open in the browser. I use it every day. I replaced the HDD with an SSD and it became blazing fast. It has a small problem with the fan though. Its having a hard time running. My laptop would normaly be on 60 degress celcius under normal use and hit 80 degress under really heavy use but after 4 months it would reach 70-80 degress under normal use and hit 90-95 degress under heavy use. But things got worse. After 1 month my laptop would reach 80-85 degress celsius under normal use and hit 95 even when i tried to open google chrome with some tabs open. Sometimes, when i was watching a video, my laptop would reach 100 degress. I couldn't play any videogames because my laptop would fry itself. My laptop would shut down immediately when it hit so high temperatures. After that, i replaced the problematic fan, dusted the motherboard(there wasn't any dust though) and reapplied the thermal paste. Things got much better. Under normal use it would reach 60-70 degress and reach 80-85 degress under heavy use. But after 2 months things got bad again. Now my laptop reaches 65-70 degress under normal use and reach 85-93 under heavy use. Things are not as bad as before but i'm still getting angry when it reaches 93 degress because the CPU clocks are lowered and my LAPTOP lags for about 2... Read more

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Hey guys I want to update my laptop RAM Lenovo ThinkPad X 201 3680PW9  to. But I will have ordered via the Internet so it would be almost impossible to be retained or invoiced if it does not work. I want to know what is the best option to upgrade the RAM 8 GB (2X4GB) or 12 GB (1X4GB+1X8GB)?What is the best RAM brand compatible with this model ? Thanks alot













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A:want to upgrade thinkpad x201 ram?

Max supported by this serie is 2x 4GB RAM, a 8GB module will not work.
 
You'd need SODIMM modules DDR3-8500 (DDR3-1066) or DDR-10600 (DDR3-1333). DDR3-12800 will most probably not work (I never managed to get one working in mines)
 
Stick to well known brands like:
 

Samsung
Elpida
Kingston (but avoid the "Value RAM" series)
Hynix
Crucial
Corsair (but avoid the "Value Select" series)
A-Data

 
 
 

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It's 2018 and I'm still getting issues like this! X201 Thinkpad not connecting to wifi. Does this regularly and only comes back on randomly. Please help me solve this archaic problem.

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Hi everyone, I'd like to order a X201 model online, but my situation is a bit complicated...I reside in Singapore and have a friend studying in a US university, is it possible to ask him to buy for me using my own Singapore Credit card?

A:X201 Education price

lenovo don't accept international credit card, maybe you should wire the money to his account instead. 

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My local MicroCenter has a refurbished X201 (open box) for $120...Windows 7 Pro, 4 GB RAM, 128GB SSD...not sure if its the tablet version or not (says X201 without the "T"), but pics show a tablet version. Just wondering if people would still recommend this as a good deal? Thanks!

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Hello everyone, I bought myself a 9-Cell Battery off ebay for my X201. I got it for 50?, it said it was used but had 99% capacity remaining. It arrived today and looks very good, as good as new, but definetly feels geniune.Whats odd is that it doesn't have the production date sticker on it, it looks to have been peeled off.Also, in the lenovo Vantage software it reads a firmware version 0000-0000-0000-0000, and when I tried updating the battery firmware with the lenovo battery firmware update tool, i got an error saying, the attached battery could not be read. And whats the most interesting is that lenovo vantage reads a cycle count of 189, which is impossible because the full charge capacity is still 91Whh, which is very close to the original 94Wh and a battery with 189 charging cycles would be pretty much dead.Can someone, preferably a Lenovo Official, tell me if this battery is counterfeited or not? Is it maybe an original case but someone changed out the battery cells itself?I attached a photo of the label on the battery as well as the lenovo vantage battery readout. Hope someone can help me out here

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