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SolidWorks 3D CAD on X270?

Q: SolidWorks 3D CAD on X270?

Anyone had Solidworks installed on a X270? Possible to run?

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Hola,Tengo una Lenovo thinkpad p40 yoga con windows 10 pro, tiene procesador i7 y nvidia quadro m500m. Tengo entendido que al utilizar solidworks 2016 deberia correr rapido sin embargo esta muy lento y con arto lag. Por favor ayudarme a solucionar esto. Saludos.

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I have a Lenovo Thinkpad P40 yoga with an intelcore i7  6500u processor, 8gb Ram, NVIDIA quadro M500M and Windows 10 pro 64x. I bought this laptop to be able to work with Solidworks, I downloaded Solidworks 2017 and it is slow, it lags a lot. Can you help me with this? Do you know why this is happening? Also, I noticed that my laptop was not able to install the graphics driver. Maybe this has something to do with solidworks not working correctly? I Attached a picture I will appreciate some help with this situation.


























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A:Problem with solidworks

Hi there, Daniel                       -
 
Thank you for writing in to the Lenovo Forum - happy to have you here today.
 
Go to Startup Programs and see if there is something weird there. Something that doesn?t have a manufacturer or a proper certificate. You can post a screenshot if you find something unusual.
 
About running a program on NVIDIA GPU. As the other person said,
1) Right click and open NVIDIA Control Panel
2) Go to 3D settings>> Program Settings.
3) Select CAD exe file from the drop down.
4) Set CUDA GPUs value to NVIDIA GPU.
5) Save and Apply and test the application.
 
Download CPU HWMonitor, install and run it and monitor your GPU, CPU and Disk usage when you are using CAD.
 
Update us how it goes.
 
 
 
Regards,         
 
Tap that kudos button if I helped  If you find a post helpful and it answers your question, please mark it as an "Accepted Solution"! 

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Hi

I'm a student trying to install Solidworks 2008-09 on my pc that we have just put Windows 7 on but it brings up an error message saying I can't install Solidworks with a 64-bit OS.

Is there any way round this? I want to keep Windows 7 running rather than going back to XP if I can help it but can't afford to buy the latest version of Solidworks just to install it, I only bought this version less than a yr ago.

Thanks

Amy

A:Install Help with Solidworks

  
Quote: Originally Posted by AmyL


Hi

I'm a student trying to install Solidworks 2008-09 on my pc that we have just put Windows 7 on but it brings up an error message saying I can't install Solidworks with a 64-bit OS.

Is there any way round this? I want to keep Windows 7 running rather than going back to XP if I can help it but can't afford to buy the latest version of Solidworks just to install it, I only bought this version less than a yr ago.

Thanks

Amy


Hi and welcome

You are going to have to provide solidworks with info. they are here SolidWorks :: Video & Graphics Card Testing

If vista 64bit is supported wikn 7 should run it

Ken

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Hi
I am trying to install Solidworks 08 on my laptop which runs vista 64 bit. The solidworks 08 is actually a 32 bit program but I thought I would be able to install it anyway since there is a program files (x86) folder which I assume is for the programs which are 32 bit.
When I run the installation it says that it can't be installed on a 64 bit machine running vista.
Any ways of getting around this problem?
I am sure there is
Thanks

A:Cant install Solidworks

Originally Posted by sooty1892


Hi
I am trying to install Solidworks 08 on my laptop which runs vista 64 bit. The solidworks 08 is actually a 32 bit program but I thought I would be able to install it anyway since there is a program files (x86) folder which I assume is for the programs which are 32 bit.
When I run the installation it says that it can't be installed on a 64 bit machine running vista.
Any ways of getting around this problem?
I am sure there is
Thanks



Wonder if the following makes any sense to you.
I am completely ignorant in SolidWorks, but I dug this one up from the net.

Had Problems Installing Solidworks in Vista 64-bit
Excerpt :
Download and extract as usual but before you click the EXE to install, right click on it, goto properties, and set it to XP SP2 compatibility mode. Now it will run. When its getting ready to install, it will ask you if you want to install a new x64 update. Allow it to install the update which will redownload the entire ~2GB file. Now let that install and it will work just fine.
Reference link : http://forum.oscr.arizona.edu/showthread.php?t=6453

Don't hold me for that. I am just a messenger.

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I have a Lenovo Thinkpad P40 yoga with an intelcore i7  6500u processor, 8gb Ram, NVIDIA quadro M500M and Windows 10 pro 64x. I bought this laptop to be able to work with Solidworks, I downloaded Solidworks 2017 and it is slow, it lags a lot. Can you help me with this? Do you know why this is happening? Also, I noticed that my laptop was not able to install the graphics driver. Maybe this has something to do with solidworks not working correctly? I Attached a picture I will appreciate some help with this situation.


























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Hi there-

Please forgive me if I do this wrong - I've tried to read all the tutorials but may have missed a step. First time posting, so bear with me. :-)

Disclaimers out of the way, I'm getting random BSOD's, seemingly to always to coincide with my usage of Solidworks (ver.2009). Although, to be fair, this is my work computer, and SW is always running, so it may be unrelated.

This is my first foray into debugging BSOD's (only recently started doing IT stuff), so I *think* I know what I'm doing, but we all know how that ends.

I've attached the jcgriff.zip, but I couldn't seem to get my perfmon /report to finish it's 60 second test for an output report (working on getting administrative rights, will update accordingly). I've also attached the two .dbg files I've found to help better understand.

It appears to be an error involving Memory Dumps and ntkernal errors.

Please let me know if I can provide any more info!

Edit: The OS is a non-OEM version of 7 Pro, 64bit. The computer is probably 5 months old, OS installed at time of purchase (home built computer) and is the same install since day 1.

A:BSOD occurs when using Solidworks

  
Quote: Originally Posted by nitroguy


Hi there-

Please forgive me if I do this wrong - I've tried to read all the tutorials but may have missed a step. First time posting, so bear with me. :-)

Disclaimers out of the way, I'm getting random BSOD's, seemingly to always to coincide with my usage of Solidworks (ver.2009). Although, to be fair, this is my work computer, and SW is always running, so it may be unrelated.

This is my first foray into debugging BSOD's (only recently started doing IT stuff), so I *think* I know what I'm doing, but we all know how that ends.

I've attached the jcgriff.zip, but I couldn't seem to get my perfmon /report to finish it's 60 second test for an output report (working on getting administrative rights, will update accordingly). I've also attached the two .dbg files I've found to help better understand.

It appears to be an error involving Memory Dumps and ntkernal errors.

Please let me know if I can provide any more info!

Edit: The OS is a non-OEM version of 7 Pro, 64bit. The computer is probably 5 months old, OS installed at time of purchase (home built computer) and is the same install since day 1.



Memory management Please run these two tests.
1-Memtest.





Quote:
*Download a copy of Memtest86 and burn the ISO to a CD using Iso Recorder or another ISO burning program. Memtest86+ - Advanced Memory Diagnostic Tool

*Boot from the CD, and leave it running for at least 5 or 6 pa... Read more

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I recently upgraded to Windows 7 from Vista. I couldn't access Solidworks after upgrading despite clicking on the icon, I have since deleted all SW files and re-downloaded it.
After downloading SW 2010 I'm unable to install after this message keeps appearing:

"The drive containing the Temp directory (D:\) is low on disk space (271 MB after installations).

Installations may fail with less than 393 MB of free space".

I changed the 'Installation location' to the C drive but still keep getting the same message.

Ideas?

Also, since upgrading, my default save location switched to the D (smaller) drive. After downloading 1GB+ worth of data onto the D drive I manually switched the save location on my browser settings to my C drive. I've tried deleting some of the recent files, which are dated after the upgrade but unable to do for some after needing "Permission", of which I am the administrator.
Which type of files am I able to delete?

A:Can't install Solidworks 2010

Hi Maoist, welcome to Sevenforums.

Is your TEMP or TMP evironment variables set to D:\ somewhere?
This is the location where most installers will extract the files to before installing.
You may need to either need to clear this out to free up some space, or change it to another drive.

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I have a Lenovo Yoga 730 13-IWL, when I start drawing anything in solidworks, the program crashes and throws this error: ig9icd64:0002db62I have read on another thread (https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/ThinkPad-X-Series-Laptops/Thinkpad-X380-Yoga-Solidworks-poor-performanc...) that this is fixed with a latter version on intel uhd graphics drivers (25.20.100.6472) but when i try to download it from intel's website it says that it is not signed by the manufacturer and would not install. I am currently on 24.20.100.6292.

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When i try to install softwares like fifa 15,autocadd ,solidworks etc it is not installing. some message like .NET framework 9.0 not installed

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Hi,
Im trying to install SolidWorks 2009 s.p0.0 on my vista 64bit, but it dousn't work.
Any suggestions on how to install it on my vista?

Thanks,

Erez.

A:Installing SolidWorks 2009 s.p0.0 problem

Hello erez,
When you say it wont work, is the install failing or will it install and then not run ?, try the support site and see if there is anything there that will help.


Release Notes 2009 SP3

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Hi i'm having an issue in my mobile workstation ThinkPad w540 display when working on Solidworks using extended display monitor. i'm connecting an external monitor to the workstation (using VGA port as there're no local HDMI ports) the issue is when i use extended display setting, i have performance problem in solidworks as shown in the attached pic.?but when using duplicated display setting, no performance issues happens and it works fine. i'm opening Solidworks with Nvidia Quadro graphics adaptor by default. is there're any advices regarding that?  

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Hey, i have recently formatted my laptop and now i have windows 7 x64, and since i have done that, i try to instal Solidworks and the istallation manager is blank, it does not start installation.. i know that everything is ok with the program because it works on my other computer. so i think something is wrong with my drivers?

any ideas?

thanks for the answers in advance

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Hi all, I have a Lenovo W540 with K1100M gpu and integrated Intel HD 4600 I've been running solidworks 2014 for over a year with no issues on the W540. At some point after upgrading to Solidworks 2016 however the performance in program droped drastically. I'm unsure if this was tied to a specific update from Lenovo or not I can't remember. It seems to be an optimus driver issue as if I have a drop down menu open or just click and hold in the border area (like i were going to move the windows around on screen) then the performance goes back to silky smooth. I can check this because I have a 3DConnexion mouse. I made a quick video of it: https://youtu.be/ye6C0FcTAbQ Running nVidia inspector shows that when I have a menu open or am holding the window when the gpu is running at 15-16% and does not have any performance issues. However as soon as it's just the model and I'm trying to actually work on the part (i.e. selecting stuff, sketching, zooming , rotating) the GPU is only running at 1-2% and ridiculously slow. It's almost as if the Optimus drivers don't realize they still need to keep that descrete gpu running high so tapers back it's performance.  Stuff I've tried:Completely uninstalling and reinstalling all graphics drivers with the ones from Lenovo (official optimus drivers) as well as the official ones from Solidworks and the latest ones from NVidia. No change.Repairing Solidworks 2016, uninstalling 2016, reinstalling 2016Ensur... Read more

A:W540 - Bizarre performance in Solidworks

Hi Mike I think NVidia is having some issues with their latest driversat least im having fps issues aswell since i have the latest version of optimus driverand as far as different people say its not fixed with NVidias latest driver I think the best would probably be to use older Drivers for the NVidia GPU however as far as i knowLenovo doesn't offer such (i.e. no old versions of optimus driver). I don't know wether it works when installing an older driver directly from the NVidia homepage Model: Lenovo W540GPU: K2100Integrated: Intel HD 4600

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Hello

i have solidworks 2007 that work with safety plug ( connect to usb).

I just upgrate my OS to win 7 X 64 . the safety plug that not recםgnize by windows.

how can i get a driver for that plug ??

Thank you

A:driver for usb safety plug for solidworks 2007

Hi zorkin, Welcome to the forums Have you updated the Sentinel drivers for the dongle ? You may have to contact the people who you got solidworks from , Do a google search for who supplied the dongle and see if they have updated drivers on their website

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Hello Everyone,

I was just wondering if anyone has come across a weird issue when trying to install SolidWorks 2013 on a Windows7 Ent. x64 machine. After running a clean install of SolidWorks 2013 yesterday I went to launch the applicationa and it just hung on the loading screen at Initializing .NET Framework... This was a clean install and the machine has plently of hardware resources to run a modeling/design application such as SW 2013. Just thought I would pop up and ask here because I went on the Solid works forums and there are other people that have run into this issue but there are no solved replies... I tried checking the event logs, however, there are no erros bc the app never errors out, it just hangs on the initialization part of the load. Please can somene help me!?!?1
 

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I have a new precision 5510 that I ordered with Windows 7.  When it arrived, I decided to upgrade to Windows 10 immediately, before installing any programs.  After the upgrade, I installed Solidworks 2015 SP5.0.
Everything seems to be working great.  However, when I click in the Solidworks modeling window, i get this weird inset window, a smaller version of my modeling window, that briefly pops up and disappears as soon as I pan or zoon in/out.   See the image below for what I am talking about.
I upgrade the video card driver to the latest, SW certified offering.  After the install, the issue was resolved.  But came back after I restarted the machine.  I have the i5 processor and the Nvidia M100M video card if that helps.
Anyone have any ideas how to fix this?  It's really annoying.

A:Precision 5510 and Solidworks dispaly issue

I`d say revert back to WIN 7 if you can and see if that gets rid of the issue altogether.
some things don`t yet play nice with windows 10. 

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For the past week I have been trying over and over again to install SolidWorks 2014. However, it gives me a registry error.

"The Installation Manager encountered an error when creating this registry key: .

You must have administrative permission when running the Installation Manager. Check the permissions for this registry key using a registry editor or consult the system administrator."

The thing is, I have administrative permission, and I have even use the "run as administrator" option. Nothing works. I am running Windows 7 Home Premium. I have tried several different install disk. It gives me the error code 1406 in the installation logs. I have googled it, nothing works. I have even posted on the SolidWorks Technical Support Forum, and they can't seem to help either. I will post a screenshot of the error. Can anyone help me?
 

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I have a Lenovo X61 running Vista SP 2 Business version and I'm trying to install Solidworks 2010 32 bit version. Other specifications for my computer are:
- 2 Gb RAM
- Intel Core 2 Duo CPU [email protected] 1.60GHz

During the installation phase, at around 3%, I get the pop up saying:

"The Installation Manager encountered an error when creating this registry key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\VSTA\8.0\Packages\{8FF02D1A-C177-4ac8-A62F-88FC6EA65F57}\IgnorableFiles.

You must have administrative permission when running the Installation Manager. Check the permissions for this registry key using a registry editor or consult the system administrator."

Now, in order to try and get around this I have opened my command prompt and have selected to run as administrator. Yet, upon trying to install again, I get the same message.

The Solidwork 2010 32bit version is a torrented download, and I have installed it without issue on my partners computer. I can't think of any other information which could help in you replying to my problem.

A:Problem installing Solidworks 2010 32bit

Hello,

I recommend you purchase a legitimate copy. If you do, and the problem exists still, you have full access to both the Solidwork technical support, and us.

We cannot assist more in this thread, unfortunately.

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Hello to all Solidworks Cad users who have made the switch over to Windows 7.

Back in January I installed W7 and nearly everything worked quite flawlessly. With the exception of two drivers &/or softwares:

1- Asus Rampage Extreme Supremfx x-fi Creative Sound Blaster driver recognition & creative audio console launcher.

Most importantly of all is...

2- Dassault Solidworks 2007 thru 2009 all service packs 0 thru 5.0 & 3.0 early visibility with 2009, install properly display properly but seem to have some bug.

The bug/issue is that you can not open any SW or other imported CAD files without causing the program to immediately crash.

Also, you can not save any files that you work with in Solidworks that are new either.

To go without the web based client sound processing software from creative is a big deal, as I like most everyone on the planet loves music.

Yet I was content to go on using W7 with it's basic plain sound, as opposed to the multi-faceted processing power of creatives' sound blaster software.

It should be noted that another thread here on Seven Forums has brought some light upon this issue.

Just this thread is titled such to make the issue more known so that Solidworks users as well as microsoft are clearly made aware of the situation.

So, that these issues can become resolved prior to the upcoming W7 RC(which is already being used...just I have not tried it out yet), as well as the Windows 7 retail version release.

A:Windows 7 & All Solidworks 2007-2009 CAD Compatibility Issues

I can say that Windows7 RC 7100 now opens/saves files within the SW application rather well.

And, I am now back to W7 for good.

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Hi,
 
My CAD assemblies and parts are running quite slowly and I was wondering if there is anything I can easily upgrade for my M800 SFF to make it run faster. I use Solidworks 2017. My guess is that my CPU is the weakest link, but I am not sure what CPUs I can get that I can just swap and have it be compatible with everything else.
 
Here are my current system specs straight from Lenovo when I ordered it. I have already swapped my HDD for a SSD right after I bought it.
 
ThinkCentre M800 Small Form Factor DesktopPart #: 10FYCTO1WW
? Processor: Intel Core i3-6100 Processor(3M Cache, 3.70 GHz)? Operating System: Windows 10 Home 64? Operating System Language: Windows 10 Home 64 English? Form Factor: SFF Q150 210W 85%? Memory: 16GB(8+8) DDR4 2133 UDIMM? First Video Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce GT 720 1GB DP Low Profile? First Hard Drive: 500GB Hard Drive,7200 RPM,3.5",SATA? Second Hard Drive Bracket: 2.5" Hard Drive Bracket SFF? Networking: Integrated Ethernet? Wireless & Bluetooth: Intel 8260 AC(2x2)+Bluetooth Version 4.0 Low Profile? Speakers: Internal Speaker? Memory Card Reader: 9 in 1 Card Reader SFF? Publications Pack: Publication English? Vertical Stand: Vertical Stand? Dust Shield: Dust Shield LP? Warranty: 1 Year On-site? Additional keyboard: ThinkPad Compact USB Keyboard with TrackPoint - US English
 
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A:ThinkCentre: upgrade SolidWorks CAD performance (Quadro, design, benchmarks)

Probably more due to the weak, non-workstation graphics card (GT 720 1 GB). 
 
Solidworks 2017 recommends a Quadro M2000 4 GB for a mid-range configuration.  (You are restricted by the SFF case to low-profile and 45w.)   The P1000 is a newer gen low-profile card that provides the same performance as the full height M2000. 
 
For 2019, Solidworks recommends:  NVIDIA Quadro P600 (entry level), P1000/2000 (mid-range) or P4000 (high-end)   And moves from a i7 processor recommendation to "3.3 GHz or higher clock speed", meaning it's more about single core maximum performance than multi-threading performance. 
 

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I had a bit of bad luck today and my laptop fell on the ground and cracked the case. I checked to make sure everything was functioning and running alright and everything seemed fine, so i proceeded to run solidworks and work on a project and again everything was working fine for about 40 minutes than blue screen popped up and computer tried to restart. When it started backup a screen popped up saying to run startup repair. Ran the repair and when a command window popped up i get a white screen saying error in big red font. So i restarted again and tried to start windows normally it began starting up but switched to start up repair automatically and same thing while start up repair was beggining. Could someone help with trying to get this to stop happening preferably without re formatting and losing files as i have some really large solidworks files that i need for a project and dont have time to re draw
Thank you for any help. Also i tried entering option menus in startup repair and nothing will open

A:computer crashed while running solidworks wont startup anymore

Welcome aboard, brice92.

Follow it:
Troubleshooting Windows 7 Failure to Start

Or, run Startup Repair for three separate times, with restarts after every single run.
Startup Repair: Run three separate times.

Let us know the situation.

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Hello, I recently bought a Thinkpad X380 and installed the CAD software Solidworks 2017 on it. I don't expect the laptop to have the performance of a CAD work station, but the performance in Solidworks is so poor that I actually cannot do any simple 3D modelling. I suppose there is a problem with the driver of the Intel UHD 620 graphics card.I'm currently using driver version 24.20.100.628. Does anybody have any experience with this issue?Is there a way to request a driver update from lenovo? Thank you in advance! RegardsSebastian

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I message:there is aproblem in windows installer package a program run as a part of the setup did not finish as expected contact support personnel or package vendor action register_i386_compdocsAxOcx:location c:\windows\....compdocsAx.ocx''.
please can some one help me to find a solution I visited alot of sites withou benefit
pleas
 

A:Solved: Error 1722 in solidworks how can it be solved?

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Hi everyone I bought a x270 with MPN: 20HM and Intel Core i5-7300U 7th generation processor , in the # Lenovo Diagnostics I see the properties of display is :Model Name: HB125WX1-200Max Resolution : 1366x768I checked the http://psref.lenovo.com/Product/ThinkPad/ThinkPad_X270 and could not find this disply I just wonder if this is original display or seller change it with this one with out notice while i bought that ?Because I buy this laptop as new, Please somebody answer my question and tell me if this is the original display from Lenovo or Not (asap)?With Thanks

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I need some advice about the displays for the x270 ? is the HD display on the x270 an IPS? I didn?t find this info here https://www3.lenovo.com/us/en/laptops/thinkpad/thinkpad-x/ThinkPad-X270/p/20HNCTO1WWENUS0/customize?...! My current x240 with has HD resolution (I can?t tell if it?s IPS or not) model 20ALCTO1WW ? I?m considering replacing it with the x270.I?ve heard good things about the FHD display but I?m concerned that with the FHD panel my font size will be too tiny for my 50+ year old eyes in its native resolution. I?ve heard that scaling the display results in suboptimal rendering/quality of text/fonts. Has anyone looked at both versions of the display? How do they compare? I?ll be using the system for mostly coding/writing and perhaps watching some videos. No Graphics or PS intensive work. Might hook it up to the tv from time to time (not that often) The display on the x240 isn?t the greatest (could be brighter for sure) but it works fine, so I could probably do fine with the same type for the x270 ? or is there something that I ought to consider? Thanks! PS: FWIW, I?m planning to get the i5-7300 model with 16 GB RAM and the 500 GB drive (that I plan to replace with a standard SSD 500 GB or 1TB drive ? hopefully not a problem).

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Hi, I bought the think pad notebook in August 2017 . There have been problems with the notebook and I need to bring it the service centre twice. The first time is about the hardisk and this time I just don't know why I cannot turn it on. I have to leave it for two days at the service centre again. I am totally disappointed with Lenovo product as it has brought me much trouble and waste my time! I would try to share my bad experience as many people as possible!
 
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Hello, I just got an x270 and want to upgrade the HDD to a large spinning disc. The specifications sheet says the computer takes 7mm thick 2.5" drives. https://psref.lenovo.com/syspool/Sys/PDF/ThinkPad/ThinkPad%20X270/ThinkPad_X270_Platform_Specificati... I opened the computer and put a 9.5mm drive in the plastic drive holder and it fits perfectly.  Is there any reason I can't use a 9.5mm drive in this computer?    

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Hello,Recently Samsung announced 32GB DDR4 DIMMS.  Will these be compatible with the X270?  It seems the chipset can support them but I'd like some official word from Lenovo if possible..  And yes, before you ask... I can use 32GB it if I can get it..Thanks! 

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Hi, I have X270 model 20HMDOSUS. Wanted to buy UltraDock. They came in 3 flavours: with 65, 90 and 135 W. Which one is enough for me? The laptop came with 65W USB-C power supply, so I assume 65 W would be enough, but prefer to ask.

A:which UltraDock for X270

Hi Masapinski,Warm Greetings & welcome to Lenovo Community, happy to have you here.
Masapinski wrote:Hi, I have X270 model 20HMDOSUS. Wanted to buy UltraDock. They came in 3 flavours: with 65, 90 and 135 W. Which one is enough for me? The laptop came with 65W USB-C power supply, so I assume 65 W would be enough, but prefer to ask.
Well ThinkPad Ultra Dock doesn't comes with 65W variant.
 
I hope the above information helped you.
Please feel free to post in Lenovo Community Forums if you have any further queries!
 
Regards,Prabhansh_______________________________________________Tap that Kudos button if I helped.If you find a post helpful and it answers your question, please mark it as an "Accepted Solution"!

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I purchased two identical x270 last month, one for myself and one as a gift. Screen in one of them is kinda tint yellowish. I checked every single setting. The are the same. No paper display, night, eyecare or nothing! Exactly the same but display brighness is not the same. Is it deffective or I am missing something. The one on the right is the yellowish color display laptop. thanks for the help in advance 

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Hi, I bought the think pad notebook in August 2017 . There have been problems with the notebook and I need to bring it the service centre twice. The first time is about the hardisk and this time I just don't know why I cannot turn it on. I have to leave it for two days at the service centre again. I am totally disappointed with Lenovo product as it has brought me much trouble and waste my time! I would try to share my bad experience as many people as possible!
 
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I can't seem to find a power input rating for the X270 I currently have on order. Of course, I know you can use a 65w with one, but it won't improve charge times if the amp input is limited. The store pages don't list the AC adapters output ratings by adapter and the C.S. chat reply was, "I don't have that information available." I know the output on the 45w is [email protected] simply because I already have one for my X240. Anyone with a 65w willing to post the output for me would be greatly appreciated. More appreciated would be anyone that happens to know what the X270's input ratings are so I can determine if charge times could be cut with a 65w. TIA  

A:X270 45w vs. 65w AC Adapter

Thet are all 20V, 3.25 amps

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Hi, I am thinking to buy a thinkpad x270 with 3 yrs IWS because I am traveling a lot to China and Hong Kong.I am wondering how do I get the IWS when I place my order on line and if the IWS will be accepted in China and Hong Kong. Thanks.

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Hello, I recently bought an EM7455 modem and he is not detected on my laptop. So I suppose that I my card ordered on aliexpress (EM7455) isn't on whitlist...So someone could give me a list a of good cards that will work on my laptop 20K5S1LT00 (X270 with a 6200u) thanks

A:X270 and EM7455

I found this on levovo website : https://www.lenovoquickpick.com/twn/system/thinkpad/x-series/x270#accessory/69391But where I could buy this ? (for shippping in france)

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I am just setting up my new X270. I keep getting a message Any help, please??

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Hello! I was wondering if it was possible for an X270 to support three external monitors (with the built-in display off/closed) using either a dock or a combination of the dock + onboard video ports?

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I have a new X270, Type 20HNCTO and cannot figure how to activate the keyboard backlight.  Normally the "FN" key pressed with the spacebar turns it on on previous X models. Is there a special sequence or perhaps the X270 does not have a backlight on the Keyboard?

A:X270 Keyboard Backlight?

On CTO(configure to order) models a backlit keyboard was an option.  Did you buy that option?  





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Strangely, some of the FN keys of my X270 are not working. Only the special functions, I still can use the standard function of each key without issues. Also, the On Screen Display is not working, both for FN functions and for CapsLock. I'm not sure if the issues are related or not.Here is a list of the current status of each key:- FN + ESC (Fn lock): OK- Fn + F1 (Mute/Unmute speaker): OK- Fn + F2 (Decrease volume): OK- Fn + F3 (Increase volume): OK- Fn + F4 (Mute/Unmute microphone): Not working- Fn + F5 (Increase brightness): OK- Fn + F6 (Decrease brightness): OK- Fn + F7 (Change display output): Not working- Fn + F8 (Wireless on/off): Not working- Fn + F9 (Control Panel): Not working- Fn + F10 (Bluetooth on/off): Not working- Fn + F11 (Keyboard settings): Not working- Fn + F12 (User-defined key): Not working- FN + PrSc (Open the Snipping Tool) : Not working- Fn + Space Bar (Keyboard backlight): OK I'm using Win7 and I've already downloaded and installed the software  below, without success:- Lenovo Communications Utility Program for Windows 7 (32-bit, 64-bit) - Notebook - 3.1.23.013 - Sep 2017- ThinkVantage Access Connections for Windows 7 (32-bit, 64-bit) - Laptop - 6.26.8815 - Jun 2017- Hotkey Features Integration for Windows 7 (32-bit, 64-bit) - ThinkPad - 8.86.2507 - Dec 2017 Does anyone know how to fix it? 

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Hi I am hoping others have experienced the same issue.  I have a brand new x270 running windows 7 64bit. I have installed Sophos encryption which uses bitlocker. When I tried to encrypt the SSD a message popped up and said TPM was not available. I rebooted the system and checked the TPM version in the BIOS it was set to 2.0 so changed to 1.2, logged back into windows and the encryption completed successfully.  However the problem i now have is every time i boot up i am asked to to provide the retrieval codes to get back into Windows. I believe the issue is with the TPM chip holding the first attempt in its memory. How do I clear it though?? From within bitlocker management in control panel I can clear tpm but it asks for a password. I have never supplied one !!!!.  If i reboot the laptop and again check the settings in the BIOS there is an option to Clear TPM with the option "Enter" but when selected it appears not to do anything. Has anyone had this issue or know how to get around it please. At the monent I have had to suspend bitlocker until resolved. Thanks in advance   

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I planned to purchase Lenovo WiGig dock for my x270 but postponed the decision after reading commentaries about compatibility issues with some of Thinkpad models.As I understand, the only WiGig compatible WiFi module is Intel 18260 (Triple band?).My x270 (product no. 20K5S08T08) has Intel Dual Band AC-8260.I assume that WiGig will not work with my Thinkpad.Am I right? 

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Does the X270  laptop support 2 External Monitors?  HDMI and VGA?

A:X270 Laptop (ThinkPad)

Welcome to the CommunityYes. The quote from the laptop specification:"supports external digital monitor via HDMI or USB Type-C;supports three independent displays;"

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Hi There,I want to buy a 4K monitor for my X270 laptop. But I am not sure about the compatibility between them. The X270 support a max resolution of [email protected] (HDMI) , but the 4K monitor is of 3840x2160 @60 Hz.So can anybody give any advice?Thank you!

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Hi all,Would a keyboard made for an X270 (FRU: 01EP062) be backwards-compatible with an X240? When I do a parts lookup, it just says that it is a keyboard, and doesn't list compatibility. I've noticed that many off-brand keyboards are being sold on Amazon with cross-device compatibility. Thanks!

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Dear forum members. I just  bought thinkpad x270. This laptop came with 256 gb m.2 SSD. I would like to upgrade it to 2 tb 2.5 sata SSD. I have bought a different ssd cable with proper connector for sata ssd. However simply replacing m.2 ssd with sata did not work. After turning the laptop on I am getting the message 2100 error initializing main sata ssd. Sorry, it is not exact error, I don't remember exactly, however something similar.  I would like to find, first of all, is it possible to install the 2.5 sata ssd to Thinkpad x270, if yes, do I need to change any BIOS settings?  Would anyone just let me know, how I can install the 2.5 sata ssd into this laptop and if it is all possible? Any info would be greatly appreciated!

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