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Thinkpad T480s Fibocom L830-EB and Windows 10 build 1803

Q: Thinkpad T480s Fibocom L830-EB and Windows 10 build 1803

Windows still uses Microsoft made "Generic Mobile Broadband" driver, even after installing the Fibocom L830-EB Wireless WAN Dreiver For Windows 10 (Versio 1709 or later). This ends in only giving a 50 mbps LTE connection even if the location, sim card and subscription gives 300 mps connection possibillities. Windows only sees the generic driver, even if I manually try to choose a driver for this. No Fibocom drivers are found in the list. Is there something that got broken during the latest 1803 installation? Has anyone else noticed this?

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Preferred Solution: Thinkpad T480s Fibocom L830-EB and Windows 10 build 1803

I recommend downloading and running DAP. It can help sort out any driver and firmware related issues on your system

It's worked out well for many of us in the past.

You can download it direct from this link http://downloaddap.org. (This link will open the download page of DAP so you can save a copy to your computer.)

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Hi,After recent update of Fibocom WWAN L830-EB firmware to version 18300.1002.00.01.01.17 faced an issue that occures on the go (literally in transport) when network is dropped (out of range) and then found again, as it seems. Win 10 troubleshooter returns:"Windows can't communicate with the device or resource (primary DNS server)"Report & logs are attached.Lenovo Thinkpad T480s (type 20L7, model 20L7001HRT)Windows 10 Pro, ver. 1803 Would someone please provide a link to the previous firmware ver. 18300.1002.00.01.01.14 ? Can I downgrade?------------Regards,Andrey Kuzmin

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1.I update Fibocom WWAN L830-EB firmware in Dec,2018. 2.When I put in SIM card ,The Windows Settings -> Cellular network become to "No service",,than Advanced options can not be APN setting. 3.The 18300.1002.00.01.01.17 version repeated restart Windows Cellular Service  when I used my NB4.I tried to downgrade to 18300.1002.00.01.01.14 or 11.Still can not work.It is like the Fibocom WWAN L830-EB DEAD! If you can help us! Thank you very much! The same Issuehttps://forums.lenovo.com/t5/ThinkPad-T400-T500-and-newer-T/T480-Fibocom-L830-EB-with-firmware-ver-1... https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/ThinkPad-T400-T500-and-newer-T/T480s-issue-with-Fibocom-L830-EB-after-u... https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/ThinkPad-T400-T500-and-newer-T/Fibocom-L850-GL-not-working-in-T480s/td-...

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1.I update Fibocom WWAN L830-EB firmware in Dec,2018. 2.When I put in SIM card ,The Windows Settings -> Cellular network become to "No service",,than Advanced options can not be APN setting. 3.The 18300.1002.00.01.01.17 version always restart Windows Cellular service when I used my NB4.I tried to downgrade to 18300.1002.00.01.01.14 or 11.Still can not work.It works like the Fibocom WWAN L830-EB is DEAD! If you can help us! Thank you very much! The same Issuehttps://forums.lenovo.com/t5/ThinkPad-T400-T500-and-newer-T/T480-Fibocom-L830-EB-with-firmware-ver-1... https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/ThinkPad-T400-T500-and-newer-T/T480s-issue-with-Fibocom-L830-EB-after-u... https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/ThinkPad-T400-T500-and-newer-T/Fibocom-L850-GL-not-working-in-T480s/td-...

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Hello,one of our x280 has already the Windows Build 1809. The Fibocom L830-EB is not really working. The Simcard is detected and also showing how good / bad the connection would be. But if you try to connect, it will only show "setting up.. preparing". I was reading, that the same problem also happend in the last builds and we have to wait for a firmware / driver update. Fibocom is not offering any (!) drivers to download. So it looks like we have to wait for Lenovo..

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Hello Community.New user here. We are experiencing problems with the new L series with WWAN (Fibocom L830-EB) when it connects to Cicso AnyConnect.I've spent many hours twisting my head to figure out what is wrong. I have attached some pingtest so you can see what happens.I have two troubleshooting scenarios. {L580 running Windows 10 Pro 1709Microsoft approved driver 10.0.16299.98Fibocom Sensor driver 3.17134.0.6 L580 running Windows 10 Pro 1803Microsoft approved driver 10.0.17134.1Fibocom Sensor driver 3.2.0.3} What I have tried:Installing Microsoft driver 10.0.16299.98 on the 1803 (rollback driver) didn't work. (Which I thought would have been a solution, since it works with VPN on 1709) Updating Firmware (L830-EB_FWUpdateTool_18300.1002.00.01.01.14_signed)Uinstalling Antivirus (Symantec)Install latest Fibocom driverInstall (anyconnect-win-4.6.03049-core-vpn-predeploy-k9) I am out of ideas at this point.  Regards, Mark 

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I've a problem with my T480 (non-s) with the Fibocom L830-EB after installing the newest firmware version 18300.1002.00.01.01.17 und driver.  Since this one new firmware, the L830-EB it is unusable for me due to connection dropouts and even due to L830-EB-device-whole-disappear-issues on system driver level, where only a device-disable-and-reenable on the device manager or a reboot helps then in these cases. The longest stable connection i have had since then is about one minute, after which the problems will occur, in other words it is completely unusable now. Please fix it, or alternately provide the old firmware with downgrade-option. My T480 is running with Windows 10 1809 and Arch-Linux (full-encrypted dual-boot).

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I bought a wwan card (Fibocom L850-GL). Installed it and was everything all right. I ran System Update today, which found an update V.2.0.1.44, which I installed. System Update suggested me to restart my laptop. I did so an since than the following happens: System Update finds the very same update again and again. (And shows it in the history as installed update.)Cellular connection does not show up among available networks.No trace of the device in device manager, so I am not able to reinstall it or go back to an older version.Windows beeps sometimes, as if a new device was found, but nothing happens.Any idea is wellcome! Thank you!

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We have ~750 T480s (model 20L8S4HL00) laptops running Win10 Enterprise 1703 in our environment, and at least 35 of the laptops have non-functional Fibocom L850-GL WWAN modules. What makes matters worse is that this issue can also cause repeated BSoDs, sometimes multiple per day. Problem Symptoms and Actions TakenThe "Intel(R) USB Flash Loader utility" / "Fibocom USB Flash Loader Utility" repeatedly connects and disconnects roughly once a minute, and when doing so the Windows "device unplugged" sound is heard. The HWID of this device is "USB\VID_8087&PID_07F5\5&1AD8E564&0&6". Refer to the screenshot below The frequent and repeated hardware disconnections cause problems with the enterprise security software we use for encrypting external media, to the point that after a certain point the computer experiences a BSoDThe only associated driver that remains active in Device Manager is the "Intel(R) XMM7360-P WWAN", all other associated WWAN drivers show up as hidden with code 45 (disconnected)If all WWAN drivers are uninstalled and the drivers are deleted, the only devices that are subsequently discovered are the flash loader utility and the Intel XMM7360, all of the others are no longer found and Windows cannot seem to find them againInstalling all of the latest device drivers and firmware using the Lenovo System Update tool do not mitigate this issue, nor does manually uninstalling/reinstalling the WWAN driversTemporarily disabling the built-in... Read more

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Hi all!  Recently I have bough a new L470, and when trying to upgrade to 1803 version I have a error message: Hardware not supported any Idea?  Thnks in advance

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This bi-annual upgrade will supposedly be available as early as April 30th, but its official release will supposedly be on or soon after May 8th.

Note: This does not apply to those of you who are receiving the Insider Preview version via the fast or slow ring.

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Not sure if there is an official solution but heres my issue: After upgrading to Windows 1803, my fingerprint reader just stopped working with Windows Hello. Tried troubleshooting with drivers and eventually did a hard reset which did address the issue...only temporarily. I already looked into other forum post regarding deleting and reinstalling the fingerprint drivers as well as the Intel SGX drivers as well but those didn't seem to solve the issue. Any insight on the issue would be great!  

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Guys,

Found the answer to what I was seeking! If you don't want things like Cortona to remember your searches, or your Microsoft Account activities, do the following:

1.) In the search box type "Privacy" (No quotes)
2.) In The General Settings go to Privacy Settings
3.) Go to Activity History, and there are a lot of things you can clear and uncheck about the information and searches on your computer. Very helpful!

Jack
 

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Hello,I just bought a ThinkPad T480s with IR camera integrated.From the beginning, windows hello with IR camera work normally.After I ran Automatic Drive Update from Lenovo website, windows Hello can't turn on IR camera!Does anyone have a solution to fix this problem?Thanks in advance!

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Hi, I have just installed Windows 10 (Build 1803) and I have ran Leanovo Vantage on here to update all drivers and firmware, however for some reason I cannot increase (or decrease) the brightness of the laptop at all. I did some research into this and I saw this has been an issues before on some other models but I couldn't seem to find anything related to the P51. The screen is visable, however I would say it is currently fixed at around 40-50% brightness. Has anybody come across this before and is there anything I can try to do to fix this?  Regards, Jonathan.













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A:Lenovo P51 - Unable to Adjust Brighness in Windows 10 (Build 1803)

Spoke tp soon! Driver version 23.21.13.9125 for the  NVIDIA Quadro M2200 fixed this!

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Hi, I have just installed Windows 10 (Build 1803) and I have ran Leanovo Vantage on here to update all drivers and firmware, however for some reason I cannot increase (or decrease) the brightness of the laptop at all. I did some research into this and I saw this has been an issues before on some other models but I couldn't seem to find anything related to the P51. The screen is visable, however I would say it is currently fixed at around 40-50% brightness. Has anybody come across this before and is there anything I can try to do to fix this?  Regards, Jonathan.













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A:Lenovo P51 - Unable to Adjust Brighness in Windows 10 (Build 1803)

Spoke tp soon! Driver version 23.21.13.9125 for the  NVIDIA Quadro M2200 fixed this!

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I am a tech with New Thinkpad T480s hardware. have to install my company's copy of windows 10 (liscense reasons). I need an image created to deploy to my interprise. Have and use Symantec Ghost, but it will not boot or recover. Any suggestions?

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  Hello there

I am using Windows 10. I made a Windows update. The version of the 1803 OS has been disabled after I updated the 17133.1 version. I downloaded and did not download the driver for the graphics card from Lenovo Support. He's making trouble. I also downloaded the latest driver from Intel support, which is incompatible with this version of Windows. How we can solve this problem ? 

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Hello,how I can turn on backlit keyboard permanently after restart to windows 10 Pro on Lenovo Thinkpad T480S?I use Lenovo Vantage version 4.25.44.0. The backlight is normally set in the program, but when the notebook is restarted, the backlight is turned off again.Thanks a lot for answer or sending solutions. Mike 

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Buenas tardes, tengo el modelo: L570 (type 20J8, 20J9) Laptops (ThinkPad) Y cuando quiero actualizar a Windows 10 (1803) me dice que el hardware no es compatible, sin embargo en la lista de modelos compatibles con esta versin, si que est este modelo. Me podran ayudar para poder actualizarlo. Gracias.

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Hello after updating to Windows 10 Version 1803 (OS build 17133.1) - Bluetooth stop working - disappeared from devices ? reinstalling drivers from Lenovo doesn?t help.Device manager shows only one unknown USB device what have message "Device Descriptor Request failed" Any suggestions?

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Hi all,I have issues getting mobile (3/4g) broadband to work with my new T470 Thinkpad. In Ubuntu, the Fibocom Adapter is only detected as a generic MBIM adapter, and although Network Manager (and it's applet) display my network provider, the connection is not established, and the system process mbim-proxy is hanging at 100% CPU. This issue has been reported here (but seems to remain unsolved ?) : https://www.spinics.net/lists/linux-usb/msg158286.html Did anyone get this to work?Best whishes and thanks for any hints!

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Hello I got a Lenovo ThinkPad T480s a few months back and have been having this problem since. My laptop locsk out and the screen goes blank all of a sudden. I could be surfing, writing an email, working on Ms Office or doing other operations. I have to then press the power button and unlock my laptop. I do not loose any work but this keeps happening very ferequently. When it does occur it keeps repeating a few times till it normalises. Any help will be appreciated.

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Hi!We can?t wake them up ? tried on two devices. Updated BIOS and enabled WOL and studied doc?s, maybe not enough. We can do WOL once when AC is unplugged, but after shutdown from Windows (10, of course) ? it does not WOL anymore. Checked WX NIC settings, can?t sport anything missing or set wrongly, in our opinion. Any ideas?More thanks, Alar.

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Hi all, ,my friend has a Toshiba Satellite C55D-A windows 10 home edition, 64 byte, 8 gigs memory laptop. Well her laptop is not only slow but wont update the 1803 build update. Which I know first hand that 1803 is a horrible update and comes with so many issues. Well on my laptop Microsoft Releases Cumulative Update for Windows 10 Version 1803 (KB4284848) Is a new fix for the former 1803 build. How do I put that on my friends computer and bypass the old 1803 build?

Anyway help would be appreciated.
 

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My 2 month old T480s is really annoying to use as the lock screen locks the laptop after less than one minutes of not using the keyboard or mouse. The notebook has Windows 10 Pro and I cannot for example watch a video longer than 1 minutes as the laptop lock screen is activated and I have to enter the user PIN or use the facial recognition feature to login back and unlock the laptop. I have tried all the tricks I found online including editing the (GPedit) group policy administrative template personalization, disabling the screen lock screen using Regedit to change the registry settings, and changing windows 10 Power & Sleep settings. Are there any BIOS settings that can prevent the lock screen from activating in such a short time or to completely disable it? Thank you,Hamdy

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A new setting you can put in your system IF you are running 1803 (OS build 17134.48) is the "Ultimate Performance" plan. Open up powershell (as administrator) and type the command:

powercfg -duplicatescheme e9a42b02-d5df-448d-aa00-03f14749eb61

Go into settings, system, power and sleep, select "additional power settings" under "related settings" and you now should have "Ultimate Performance" as a selection. This will only work if running this version of windows. Type "winver" in the search box to check what version you are running, first. This is for "higher end PCs"
 

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I am interested purchasing a T480s thinkpad with 8th Generation Intel Core? i7-8650U Processor or i7-8550U.  I want to upgrade the graphics card to NVIDIA MX150.  WHat is the specific chip on the NVIDIA? is it  N17S-G1-A1 or N17S-LG-A1.  Can someone help.  I chatted with sales support and their answer was very vague.  It seems there are two version of NVIDIA MX150 shipped with T480s. Thank you for your help.

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I recently ordered a T480s that has Windows 10 on an NVMe drive, and I separately ordered a Toshiba RC100 NVMe hoping to put it in the WWAN slot and install FreeBSD on it. Unfortunately, it seems that the Lenovo BIOS doesn't allow booting from the WWAN slot.So I'm thinking that the only option left is chainloading the WWAN slot. I spent some time trying to install GRUB on the Windows drive, but the Ubuntu LiveUSB I tried to do that with didn't seem to have the necessary files without fully installing Ubuntu, the FreeBSD LiveUSB seems unable to mount any drives or partitions (it claims "no such file or directory" even though I can see them with ls), and I can't find anything that promises to do exactly what I want from Windows. I found one thing that I thought was going to work until I found out it was for installing GRUB on the secondary drive, and Grub2Win, but I couldn't find any specific mention of Grub2Win being used to boot FreeBSD (or any BSD), so I was unsure. Edit: I forgot to mention that I also tried the Plop boot manager, but it couldn't detect the new NVMe drive either (or even Windows). If anyone could provide advice, that would be very much appreciated!

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Hi there,I have recently bought the Thinkpad T480s with the GeForce 150mx. The card was working, but when I tried to install CUDA, I had to uninstall the driver and install another one. Now I want to go back, but when I install the normal Lenovo 150mx driver, Windows states that "Windows has stopped this device because it has reported problems. (Code 43)." Thus, only the integrated Intel graphics are shown in the task manager and any other programs. I also tried to install the 150mx driver from Nvidia's site, and the Lenovo System Update utility, which didn't solve the problem.I would be glad if anyone had another idea how to fix this problemCheers!





ThinkPad T480s - Intel Core i7-8550 - Nvidia 150mx - 16gb

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Dear Readers, I am planning to buy a new Thinkpad T serie 14 inch and I am wondering which model I should pick.By any chance, does anybody know which housing (chassis) has the best build quality in terms of thermal design and fan noise? In other words which of the three housings will be running the coolest and quietest? Is it a good reason to think it should be the t480 because it has more room for airflow? Thank you in advance!

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Hi again!Trying to conf MEBx, but ? after pressing Ctrl-P ? it shows as entering configuration, but ? WX starts. Any ideas?More thanks, Alar.

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I recently received a ThinkPad T480s for my work PC and a Thunderbolt 3 Dock. I'm loving the laptop, but the dock is having some troubles. I'm worried either the dock is bad or worse, the laptop's Thunderbolt hardware is bad. The dock will cut out and appear to crash on certain occasions. I'm still trying to experiment with the triggers. I'm not 100% sure, but it appears that while I'm using it everything works fine - so long as I keep the laptop awake. It's when the ThinkPad goes to sleep or I leave my desk for a long enough time that the screens will have appeared to drop out. Or after the laptop has gone to sleep and I wake it up, then a few minutes later the dock crashes. For the most part the issue resolves itself once the dock power cycles and the displays come back up, but the last time this happened the screen was frozen and I had to do a hard shutdown of the laptop by holding the power button. My dock is pretty heavily loaded. It has the following peripherals attached: 2 DVI monitors with DVI to DisplayPort converterr connected to the dock1 VGA monitorEthernet connectionKeyboard USBMouse USBAudio OutAll monitors plus the docking powersupply are connected to the same powerstrip. The closest post resembling my issue is this one: https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/Displays-Options-and-Accessories/Thunderbolt-3-Dock-crashes-and-emits-c... But it doesn't appear to have been fully solved. I've updated the ThinkPad's Thunderbolt drivers and firm... Read more

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Hi all,I have issues getting mobile (3/4g) broadband to work with my new T470 Thinkpad. In Ubuntu, the Fibocom Adapter is only detected as a generic MBIM adapter, and although Network Manager (and it's applet) display my network provider, the connection is not established, and the system process mbim-proxy is hanging at 100% CPU. This issue has been reported here (but seems to remain unsolved ?) : https://www.spinics.net/lists/linux-usb/msg158286.html Did anyone get this to work?Best whishes and thanks for any hints!

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Guys,I need your help as my laptop touchpad doesn't work as a multitouch trackpad despite it is a precision trackpad, and I can't find the synaptic touchpad driver anywhere in the device manager and also I download the driver but it shows me an error message says "driver not found".Please, I need your support in order to use the multitouch trackpad otherwise I would use a regular mouse instead.

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Hi, there. 
 
  Just as the title says, I'm looking into picking up a low spec T480s and upgrading the SSD and RAM. Issue is I can't seem to find the compatibility specs for that particular device on the site. Any help would be appriciated 
 
Hardware I was looking at, not sure if compatible though. Wanted 1 TB Solid State Drive, PCIe-NVMe OPAL 2.0 M.2 and 8 GB DDR4 2400MHz SODIMM.
 
SSD
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https://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820147691
 
Serial removed per forum rules - mod
 
 
 
RAM
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 https://www.amazon.com/HyperX-HX424S14IB2-2400MHz-Unbuffered-Internal/dp/B071L1VBDN/ref=as_li_ss_tl?...

A:Thinkpad: T480s Upgrade SSD and RAM Compatibility Model #20L8-S0W500 Serial #XXXXXXXX

apologies for the serial # flop

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Please see my comments posted on the operating system section: https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/Windows-10/Windows-10-1607-update-fine-on-X1C-had-to-remove-from-P70/td... Was not a happy experience as it was unuseable on my P70 but fine on my X1C.

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Apologies if this is reprising and earlier question on this topic. I have recently acquired an old-ish second-hand ThinkPad X230 [2325SWK build with a G2ET91WW (2.51) BIOS], accompanied by a ThinkPad UltraBase Series 3 docking station [P/N 0B67692] which has an empty 2" bay.I need advice on the following issues:1    The X230 currently has an SSD installed [Samsung 128GB MZ7TD128HAFV-000L1] which will not be large enough for the programs and program data that I have planned to install.  I would like to upgrade to a 1 1TB SSD, and I propose to clone the contents of the existing 128 GB drive to a 1 TB Samsung 850 Evo [MZ-75E1T0B].  Are there any SATA or other firmware issues that I should be aware of before acquiring the 1 TB drive, arranging for its cloning and for the replacement of the current 128 GB drive?2    I would like to populate the empty 2" bay on the UltraBase Series 3 docking station with an HDD, and the model I have in mind is a 2 TB Seagate BarraCuda Hard Drive [ST2000LM015].  Again, I'd like to know if there are any hardware, firmware or other issues before acquisition and installation.I'd be grateful for any help on either of these two issues in an Australian context.

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This is more of an intrigue than an issue but I'm still curious as to why this happens. Issue: When placing a T480s on top of another T480s both machines will be forced into sleep mode.  How to reproduce: Line up a T480s on top of another T480s (or T480) and the device will go into sleep mode. I've Stacked T480 units and this does not happen this seems to only affect the T480s line. (These test were preformed on the latest bios/driver revisions) What I think maybe happening is that the T480s when stacked are triggering the lid closed sensor of the other unit. Since this is not the case for the T480 units we have I think it may be because of the thickness of the s models. Is this something that will eventually be fixed via bios update? or is this just a flaw in the T480s design? Thanks for in advanced for your response!  

A:T480s is forced into sleep mode when in close proximity to T480/T480s

I've seen this happen in the past, it was due to how strong the magnets are that keep the lid shut.

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