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Thinkpad L560 Display Malfunction

Q: Thinkpad L560 Display Malfunction

Hi, I have a problem with my display on my Lenovo Thinkpad L560. The screen is flickering and it keeps displaying a document that was opened when the flickering started (see video).The screen flickering does not occur on an external display. Things i have tried so far:- Updating GPU drivers.- Updating Windows.- Updating other drivers and BIOS through the Lenovo Vantage application.- Shutting the laptop down and removing the battery.- Resetting windows to a previous version. All of the above things did not work. Can somebody help me? Kind regards, Hugo Video:https://youtu.be/7gj4tNHBFNQ Image:

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Preferred Solution: Thinkpad L560 Display Malfunction

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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Hello Dear Lenovo community, I recently got my new L560 Thinkpad and installed Linux (Mint 18, based on Ubuntu 16.04) on it. Unfortunately the fan is ramping up quiet loud when it is starting to run, just to go down to an acceptable level after half a second or so. But that first half second it seems to run on full power which is actually quiet annoying. Not only to me but also in meetings. As it turns out, I am not able to control or regulate the fan's behaviour.Usually with the older Thinkpads I used to work with (ok that is some long time ago), it was possible to control the fan using the thinkpad_acpi kernel module thus having a virtual file in '/proc/acpi/ibm/fan' which allowed control of the Thinkpads fan within Linux just by writing level values to it. Another way was to write rpm values directly to the pwm file somewhere in the /sys section. However, it seems that newer Thinkpads tell the kernel where to find the fan and thus a '/proc/acpi/ibm/fan' file is provided. But any values I write to this file in order to change the level will be ignored, same for the pwm file in the /sys section.The fan-file constantly states:level 1rpm 257The pwm-file is stuck at 36.Even if the fan is not running at all or on full power. It seems that the new models of L/T series ignore any commands from the OS in order to regulate the fan's speed.  I assume that could be fixed with an update of the firmware/UEFI (I have 1.15 installed, the newest, 1.17 doe... Read more

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Hey! ThinkPad L560 should have a roll cage but I couldn't find out if it is using a roll cage on both top and botton OR only one of them. Can anyone help me out? Maybe someone, who disassembled L560? Thanks!

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Hi Guys,We have 200 laptops of L560 dos and we are trying to load win 10 prof ,32 bit on them because our Erp unfortunately doesn't support 64bit. In the lenovo website I'm not able to get the win10 prof 32bit wifi drivers for this model. Can someone help me pls. Model number is 20F2-S14200 and serial number is MP-137161 of one of them and all are the same type. Help needed. 

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Hi! I have a brand new Thinkpad L560, a week old. Installed brand new Windows 10 x64.Everything worked well.  When I installed ESET Endpoint Security, few times a day my LAN connection would break in terms that I will loose connectivity to the Internet and internal servers (I can not ping internal DNS servers, any of my coworkers have no problems). If I switch to wireless connection when the LAN is down, everything works OK. My LAN connection will not get back to the Internet until I reboot the machine (I will have yellow exclamation mark in notification area saying that I do not have the access to the internet and if I unplug and plug the cable, Windows will say "Identifying network" but will never finish it). I updated Intel Ethernet Connection I219-LM driver to the latest release (12.15.23.1 dated 10th may 2016) but the problem continued. I deinstalled ESET and installed ESET Antivirus without firewall. Same thing happened with exact the same behaviour. I deinstalled ESET and installed AVG. Same thing happened after half an hour. So I decided to ask for help here since I can not work without antivirus software.  Do you have any suggestions? Thanks! Best regards,Bojan Miljkovic

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Hi! I have Lenovo Thinkpad L560 (Type: 20F1-0029MH). After ~2 weeks of usage, I faced a weird problem - there was no way I could power it off.The following actions:- shutdown- hibernate- press power button for 12swill shutdown the computer, but it will start up again immediately. Laptop has all the updates from Microsoft and Lenovo, including latest BIOS. The only solution, which worked, was to reset CMOS by removing the BIOS battery. I did it 2 weeks ago, but today I faced the same problem again. Removing battery fixed the problem again! But is there any better solution to try?      

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Hi,I have a new L560 and want to enable the num lock with system start. I found several posts about activating via Win registry, what was successful already - but using bitlocker I need the num keyboard before Windows is starting.I checked the BIOS but I did not found the right entry or something that sounds in the right direction.Someone any ideas or experiences?Many thanks in advance. 

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Hello everyonei bought my thinkpad a year ago and i had some issues when i press the mute button , after 9 months of lenovo trying to fix my laptop including changing the motherboard  three times and my keyboard it turns out that the problem was in the SSD , after changing my SSD everything worked fine but now i have a new problem : sometimes when i starts my laptop the speakers make a loud weird toot noise ( i don't know if this is the right word to describe it ) and it only stops after i remove the battery , my first thoughts were that they damaged the speakers after replacing the motherboard but everything is possible maybe the didnt connect some wires to the right adaptors or maybe the speakers are really damaged and i need to replace them . Thank you for your help

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Hi, I was wondering if you could help me, I want to upgrade the BIOS of the L560 from 1.18 to 1.43. Each time I try this, it boots into the bios system, I select bios update and follow the steps until the screen says that it will reboot, but it never does. (see screenshot) Frozen at this screenAfter hours of waiting, trying to long press (20 sec) the power button shuts down the computer. Afterwards the computer boots but displays "Secure Flash Authentication failed!"After forced rebootAfter that I have to long press (20 sec) the power button again to restart the computer and it boots back into the 1.18 (I have also tried to update to version 1.22 or 1.17 (downgrade), with the same results)And also tried to "upgrade" to the same version 1.18 as well, which doesn't work because the system says that there is no new version. Do you have any tips how to upgrade the BIOS on the L560? Kind RegardsOlaf

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Very annoying. It works up to 4-5 hours sometimes, but suddenly there's no picture on Sony. Tried to shut off the TV and then looked for the actual input from Thinkpad. But noop. No signal. Tried to change projection alternative in Thinkpad, but no response whatever I do. The only way to make contact, is to withdraw the HDMI connector and reconnect.Have the latest updates on my Lenovo Thinkpad L560.Please help. Now using Packard Bell and Ubuntu without this problem. 

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Symptoms: The laptop's screen randomly flickers, every 5 to 30 minutes. Everything goes black for up to a second (my subjective guess) for a couple times. This occurs...:in every kind of brightness, but it seems to occur more frequently when the "battery saver" mode is selectedwhen in battery and AC modewhile using laptop as well as just observing itin different angles of screen to rest of laptop (I tried ~75, 90 and ~105)with the newest drivers installed from 01.04.2016 as well as 01.05.2016The laptop is now around 2 months old and started doing it for the past ~6 weeks, gradually increasing. It runs on Win10 EDU N, IntelHD 520, 8GB RAM, 256SSD, no dedicated graphics card. Best Regards

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Hello every oneI've problem with my lenovo l560 and try describe my problem. 1. When i connected laptop with close cover to the dock station i will get screen on the external monitor.2. When i connected latptop with open cover i've screen on external monitor and on the laptop Problem starts when i connected my laptop with close cover to the dock station then open them. I've only screen on the laptop but none on external monitor. I must use  keys combination like "windows + p" and choose  extent screens to display screen on laptop and external monitor but when i disconnected laptop from dock station and connect again that the same problem. What can i do to solve this problem?My configuration:intel core i5-6300U 2.4 GhzIntel HD 520Windows 10 pro   

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I have a Lenovo Thinkpad
Model : E431 (Edge Series) Number: 62774UQ
(3rd Gen Ci5/ 4GB/ 500GB 7200rpm HDD/ Windows 10)

I purchase this in 2013. It has been used moderately over the first 2/ 2 1/2 years
The laptop was idle for the past 6 months.
After I recharged the laptop, I noticed that some keys began to malfunction. So I installed Windows 10 (Windows 7 previously). However the problem persisted.
The shift key seems to be pressed as per its own wish and the sticky keys notifications comes up on its own. The Enter key sometimes works, sometimes it doesn't, sometimes on its own. The backspace key also does not function sometimes.
I then opened up the laptop and removed the keyboard from the laptop and then replugged it back in hoping it would make a difference, but it didn't.
The touchpad also become unresponsive sometimes and I have to press the Windows key twice to make it work again.
What could be the source of the problem? Is it the keyboard or is it the motherboard to blame? Kindly provide a solution.
 

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I bought this IBM thinkpad R32 three years ago. It was working well. A year ago, I replaced the original 30G hard drive with 80G one. one of the two usb hub was broken for more than one year. Also a year ago, the power button sometimes didn't work well. Sometimes, I needed to press the power button many times to start the laptop. Two months ago, when the laptop was running, it just died with the following message
*** Hardware Malfunction
Call your hardware vendor for support
*** The system has halted ***
NMI: Channel Check / IOCHK

After that, this problem always appeared when the latop run for several minutes to several hours. First, I thought it was a virus, but I didn't find any virus using notron antivirus and lavasoft ad-aware and I also updated my bios to the newest version. Now the problem got worse, sometimes I cannot boot my laptop. Sometimes when I press the power button, it stopped at the first screen "Press F1 to enter BIOS setup", sometimes it stopped when window is booting up. I changed the BIOS backup battery and the problem persists. Can somebody please help me find out what the problem is. I am sure my hard drive is working fine because I can use it as a removable hard drive.

Thanks a lot

By the way, I also used the pc doc for windows to diagonise my laptop and everything is fine.
Thanks
 

A:IBM Thinkpad R32 Hardware Malfunction help

Today when I played dvd movies, the keyboard died, but the movie still plays. Then I used usb mouse to restart the laptop. I really don't know where to start to find out the problem.
Please help
 

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Hello. I just replaced a power supply on a Windows XP computer and when it boots up, the os loads just fine, the startup programs begin to load and during this the display settings automatically change from 800x600 32-bit color to 640x480 8-bit color. It has a GeForce 440 MX card and all the drivers and such are working fine. I've tried everything fix it, but am having a less than fun time. Any suggestions would be great.
 

A:Display Malfunction

is the power supply big and good enough
in the device manager uninstall the card
reboot tapping f8
from the options choose vga mode
when windows finishes booting
disable a/virus
install the drivers
reboot the computer
if the problem is still there i would suspect the supply is not supplying enough power
 

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Installed Vista SP2 update and now get this startup error:

Found this thread but reinstalling hotkey drivers didn't work.

Know of a fix? Thanks.
 

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X1 Carbon 6th Gen - (Type 20KH, 20KG) Laptop (ThinkPad) on ThinkPad Pro Dock.  I have a secondary display (connected with DisplayPort).  When the battery is charging, the secondary display works properly.  As soon as the battery is fully charged (100%), the secondary display disconnects and goes black (no signal detected).  The power is still on the the display.  The only way to get the secondary display to reconnect is to unplug the power supply from the dock, then plug it in again.  Has anyone else experienced this? 

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hey all.. running xp on a compaq presario 6000.

Been getting the Blue Screen Of Death (PFN_LIST error).

Today my monitor blacked out and came back in 4 bit, with the prompt "display driver stopped responding." Says it's the Ialmrnt5 driver.

a couple of sources suggest that both problems are related to faulty memory, and recomment Memtest. downloading the iso image for creating a bootable cd as we speak. does anyone have any other ideas? Memtest seems a little over my level of expertise, so any other ideas would be wonderful.
 

A:BSOD, display driver malfunction.. what gives.

The memtest I use is very simple to use. Let it run for a couple of hours or longer to see
if it finds any errors in your ram.
http://hcidesign.com/memtest/
 

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Hi, We bought a bunch of Spectre x360's in Australia several months ago for our consultants, who frequently travel overseas. One of our consultants - currently overseas - reported a screen malfunction where the top quarter of the screen appeared as vertical bars, rendering that screen area useless. On contacting your technical support, I was told HP was unable to assist, because 1) the laptop was not in my possession and 2) the laptop was not in Australia. This is a pratically brand new, top-of-the-line, HP computer, that we have to courier internationally (rendering our consultant computerless), just to receive any form of support or acknowledgement of the issue. How are we supposed to do business this way?

A:new spectre x360 display malfunction

Hi @Andrew18, Welcome to the HP Forum! I have brought your issue to the attention of an appropriate team within HP. They will likely request information from you in order to look up your case details or product serial number. Please look for a private message from an identified HP contact. Additionally, keep in mind not to publicly post serial numbers and case details. If you are unfamiliar with how the Forum's private message capability works  please review this link.  First Time Here? Learn How to Post and More

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Hey all,

(tl;dr version at bottom)

Recently, my laptop has been suffering from two issues:

1) Excessive overheating during gaming sessions, to the point where the computer would shut off to protect itself

2) The laptop screen had some trouble with the backlight. In certain positions, it would work just fine, completely normal. However, if moved even slightly, the backlight would turn off. The screen was still on, I could even navigate the menus and stuff if I had the right lighting, but the backlight would go out. The only way to fix this issue was to close the computer, open it again, and, if I was lucky, the backlight would come on again. If I wasn't, I'd have to open and close the laptop again for another try. It seemed that the laptop was less prone to this issue when plugged in.

Anyway, the combination of these two problems finally convinced me I should open the thing up. My initial plan was just to give it a thorough cleaning, since I figured dust buildup might be the cause of the overheating issue.

Opening the thing was a major pain, but I got it apart and gave everything inside a good blasting with air duster, which removed astonishing amounts of dust. I'm pretty sure this solved the overheating issue.

As I was putting it back together I decided I might take a look at the screen as well. I was thinking that whatever cable powers the backlight might be loose, as this was mentioned in the service manual for the laptop I found online. I removed the ... Read more

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Hi!How can I use my iMac (Late 2013) as monitor for my Thinkpad P51(4K)?I tried this setting that doesn't work:- Apple USB-C to Thunderbolt Adapter on my Thinkpad- Thunderbolt to Thunderbolt Cable to my iMac Any ideas?  

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I recently purchased an HP ProBook 450 G3. I am using two passport compact 1 TB drives with my laptop's two USB 3.0 ports. In normal use there is no problem. However, when I copy a lot of data from one to the other (or from one to the laptop's internal drive) the drives keep disconnecting. I know this because first I will get a copying error saying either the source or the destination is missing. Then I will hear the "chime" that Windows makes when a USB device connects or disconnects. Then the autoplay window for the Passport drive will appear. It seems that it spontaneously disconnects and then reconnects. I can continue using it for a time afterward, but it always spontaneously disconnects at some point, always when I am doing large data transfers.

I wondered if I have a poor physical connection---the USB plugs seem a bit loose. I checked if there is any vibration or movement that could break the connection, but so far there is no evidence that anything is moving. The disconnection always happens when a lot of data is being transferred, while the drives are sitting completely still.

Any ideas how to debug this?

A:Hard drive malfunction? USB port malfunction? Or just normal?

This is a hard situation to diagnose from a distance IMO. "Loose" is somewhat subjective, and barring serious abuse the only kinds of usb connectors & ports I've ever seen fail mechanically are mini and micro USB2 types.

I'd be inclined to suspect the drives first, especially if they are from the same family and were produced around the same time (the "bad batch" phenomenon). Have you tried to reproduce the problem on other machines, or with different drives on your machine?

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i used comodo cleaner,,the wiper function,,what a mistake, all my shortcuts,, favorites, program access are disabled, all the desktop icons wont finish loading, and they dont work, cant use system restore either,, programs are still there in files , they wont load , all icons for programs will not appear , any ideas where to go to fix this, ?

A:shortcuts malfunction program access malfunction

did it give you the option to back up before wiping? if so you can use that, or try system restore in safe mode.

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I was told that the display on a laptop is very fragil, and that you should never, NEVER touch it with anything. What is a safe way of cleaning the TFT display? I work in a pretty dusty environment and the TFT is developing a "crust" which I want to remove before it gets any worse. Any ideas out there?
 

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I have an old ThinkPad T500 that I was planning to give to my younger brother so he can do school work.  Running Windows Vista Ultimate.  A few months back, the internal display was acting intermittently, meaning it would not display anything (dark screen) but if you connected an external monitor, it would work fine.  After a second or third reboot, the internal display would come on. This morning I turned it on and the monitor had parallel color lines in various patterns.  I can hear the laptop running and booting up.   After a couple of minutes, I plugged in an external monitor - nothing.  I rebooted the machine and the same color pattern was displaying on the internal display.  This time, the external monitor came on and booted up in 800 x 600 mode.  When I went into Device Manager > Display it shows "Standard VGA Adapter".  I recall that this laptop comes with switchable graphics between the Intel GMA 4500MHD and ATI Mobility Radeon HD 3650 (256 MB).  Is the video card bad or is it just the actual display?

A:No display on ThinkPad T500

Welcome to the forum!
 
@sheapuppy wrote:
Is the video card bad or is it just the actual display?

It could be both, difficult to say without having the actual ThinkPad at hand.
 
I don't remember by heart the BIOS settings in the T500, but please try going to the BIOS (press F1 right after turning on the laptop) and go to "Config" and "Display", select only the integrated graph, save and reboot.  Keep us posted how it goes...
 
Hopefully that would fix the screen problems...
 
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Hi, Glad to hear you are happy!
I have a question I hope that you will be able to answer it.
 
I have had my think pad for about 3 weeks, it is all okay etc etc, except I have this thin line on my screen it can be anywear on the screen from 2 inches to the whole length of the screen. It is annoying as it try to play cursor and is driving me nuts. Would you have any idea what it is, it would be much appreciated if you could help.
Thanking you
Twiljan
 
Moderator note: off-topic post moved to its own thread.  Subject edited to match content.  Was: Re: Community Shout-Out: EricX
 
OP: if your laptop isn't a T-series, let us know and we'll move this again.
 

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Hey everyone,
I recently ran into the issue that the backlight on my Lenovo Thinkpad W520 for the display wont light up ( i took the LCD and shined a flashlight behind it to ensure that it was being digitized which it was). It worked fine one day until I turned on the laptop and the screen was black. I have reseated all the RAM, bought new cables for the display, a new inverter for the display, and even a new screen. I have unplugged the CMOS battery to reset the BIOS, and tried holding the power button for long amounts of time with the battery and power cord disconnected. Holding the power button down and restarting fixed my Thinkpad T410 when the same issue happened 3 times before, but it wont fix this issue. All of this never happened on the T410 for the 2 years I had Windows 7 on it but now both machines run Windows 10 Pro. I removed the hard drive from the W520 just in case it was a problem with the drive. Also I am testing the screen with the laptop display assembly disassembled. Please help, I am lost as to what I can do.
 

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After a couple months of flawless use, I'm having trouble with my display on this old model.

For a day or so, the display would go dark at random times, requiring a restart, after which it was fine for awhile.

Now it has gone out completely.

The funny thing is is that it's not "completely" out. I can still make out, but just barely, the display. It's too dark to read or navigate, but I can tell the desktop is there somewhere.

I've plugged an external monitor into it and it has worked fine.

I'm hoping it's a simple fix. The battery is very old and won't charge over 15%, and if that is the problem I'll be glad, but this is with it plugged into the ac adapter.

Any thoughts?

Thanks!
 

A:Thinkpad 770 display gone kaput!

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I have an IBM thinkpad R32 laptop that fails to display. The processor fan spins. The processor gets hot. There is an indicator light on the " Z " symbol on the surface of the screen cover.

I need help on how to get it back on please.
 

A:IBM thinkpad R32 fails to display

Try attaching an external monitor and see if you get video
 

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So I'm not really sure what is going on but when I decided to wake my computer from sleep, it decided to showed this "pixelated" screen while at the same time, being unresponsive forcing a hard restart Attached is a photo of the issue. I would like to find out what caused this issue since it's happened two times already..something to note too is I also noticed I started having problems with the Thunderbolt 3 (i.e. notification with the driver having issues with Windows Creator Update) Any insight would be awesome :b hopefully its only a software issue and nothing more...


























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The screen on my laptop has some yellowish-red/pinkish blotches on the sides/edges. I shutdown my computer multiple times and it still displays this abnormality. What is the issue?


























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I have an old IBM 770 thinkpad that I reinstalled windows 98 on. My problem is that it does not recognize the monitor and will not le me chang to more than 16 colors or larger than 640 x 480 screen size. It worked in Win 95 what is going on here?
 

A:[SOLVED] IBM Thinkpad Display

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Hello, I bought P50 last July with: Intel Xeon CPU E3-1505M v5 @ 2.80GHzNVIDIA Quadro M2000M3840x2160 non-touch Display When I was buying this laptop, I saw that a few people complaining the color of 1080P display was bad, therefore I chose the 4K display. But during this half year I found 4K hasn?t really had a compatible solution with all software, specially I have to use various types of apps. Then the 4K really becomes a burden to me since some apps looks very bad and I often have to switch resolutions for different apps. I just want to know if it?s possible to change my display to 1080P. I don?t care about the color that much, but more the compatibility. I?m still in warranty and want to change display by Lenovo?s after-sales service. Has anyone had similar experience changing it? Or any other suggestions? Thanks in advance.Best,Chen

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I reset my pc - windows 10 to fix a different issue and on reboot, i see lenovo splash screen, but windows is only visible on external monitor.  I found a batch file fix, but that appears to be related to OLED screens - i don't think i have one.  My problem to start with was minor - every time i unpin Edge and Store, they return... tried registry and appdata location deletes - no success. I know it is a profile issue, tried deleting profile, but work has us login to Azure AD, and that screwed that up - had to reset to start  the process over. Ever since - the laptop screen only shows the lenovo boot splash. 





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A:X1 thinkpad yoga no display - gen 1 - new machine

The intel driver sees 2 monitors. The windows utilty seems to just see one shows 1|2 on the external when i identify. The Lenovo screen says 11/17/2015 for driver date v. 6.2.0.0 -  Checking for drivers windows upgraded to 6.4.0.0 dated 3/16/17, but no change. 





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Hi, I have a Thinkpad E550 and the built in display brightness looks too low. I have the latest video drivers for Windows 10 64bit. I first check the laptop brightness control typing the F6 key wich also have the brightness function, and the brightnes is set to 100%. Check with Windows 10 Setting App and also brightness is set to 100%. I check the battery/power setting and the "Enable adaptive brightnes" it off. Also check with the Lenovo Settings Metro App and the "Enable dynamic brightness control" is off. The resolution is set to native resolution in the case of this unit 1920x1080. Any ideas???

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Good morning: I'm trying to know if there is a Thinkpad model with touch and matte screen. In my company we have several Thinkpad:Yoga S1, tactile and matte, with ghosting problems.X 1 Yoga, touch and glossy. I'm looking for a matte display quality as the one existing in other models, not touch, such as T480S.It is or has been a touch Thinkpad model with a matte screen quality? Computers with touch screen you can configure in the Lenovo shop but usually it is not clear if it's matte screen.How can I find models with these features? Very thanks

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I have connected a Thinkpad X1 carbon (model:20BS0057AD) to ThinkPad OneLink Dock which further connects to a ThinkVision Pro2820 28-inch LCD monitor using DisplayPort. In order for the display to work through the dock I have to power down and power up the Dock and Monitor for the monitor to receive display signal. Once its working and I disconnect the dock from the laptop and reconnect it back, the monitor will not come on and remain in low power mode with amber light. I then have to go through the power down and power up cycle for the monitor to display laptop output signal or else it will remain in low power mode. Previously was using a Thinkvision L2251p monitor and never faced any such issue. Is there a fix for this issue

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I am having trouble with the settings on the display. I looks extremely grainy which it didn't before the clean install. When I use Control Panels the best that I get select is 16 colors, 640 x 480 megapixals, Standard PCI Graphics Adapter VGA, Color Management with no monitor profile. Something is wrong because the monitor looks the colors are washed out with and shadows. Definitely a change from before the clean install.
 

A:Solved: Thinkpad 390 display problems

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Hi, new here! My OSD for volume and brightness doesn't work. I have looked all over and re-installing drivers doesn't seem to do it. Please help.  Thanks!

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Hey everyone,

All of a sudden, my display will flicker, and eventually turn off on my LCD panel. Every time i change the display modes (lcd, external monitor, or both) it comes back for a short time, but then flickers and shuts off. I know it is not a driver problem because the display works with an external monitor. SO, if anyone knows what i should do next.....PLZZZZ tell me, because I WANT MY LAPTOP BACK!!! lol...its like a desktop now.
 

A:IBM Thinkpad 600E display problem

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Hi, I've been using thinkpads since I was very young and I love them.finally I bought myself a fairly expensive thinkpad 13 and I'm having trouble with it: 1. the screen 'glitches', kinda leaves traces in black all over, until I close the window/browser etc...2. I can't get my bios to boot from a usb drive, tried every option, read through dozens of articles. the thinkpad doesn't recognize it... are there updates coming or am I just doing something wrong? thanks! any

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I purchased my t450s but after i used it for two months. one morning the screen started blinking for about a minute and after that is does not display anymore. It works when connected to an external monitor. I tried all that I could but the screen won't display

A:ThinkPad T450s screen does not display

Hi Senyo,
 
Welcome to Lenovo Community! And happy to have you here.
 
As I understand that you are facing issue with your display in T450s.
Looks like you have a bad LCD panel & it needs to be changed so better contact Lenovo & replace under warranty.
Also you can try moving the LCD lid at certain angle whether display is coming or not.
 
I hope the above information helps.
Please feel free to post in Lenovo Community Forums if you have any further queries!
 
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Hi,After the last Intel HD Graphics Driver 10-64 (V.21.20.16.4590) the display went off, It comes on only during booting (i can go into setup) but when the computer start to load windows everything disappear; I can only use an external monitor by the Display port or HDMI one.Can anybody teel me how to resolve this issue?Is it possible to reload the previous driver? (I went into device manager but the rollback button in the video driver windows is graied up)Thanks a lot in advance 

A:Thinkpad X1 Yoga Display Problem

Hi Emlio1952,
 
Welcome to Lenovo Community! And happy to have you here.
 
As I understand that you are facing issue black screen issue in your ThinkPad X1 Yoga.
In response to customer reports this issue Lenovo released an update. Kindly check this thread 
 
Do let us know how it goes.
Please feel free to post in Lenovo Community Forums if you have any further queries!
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Hi,today my new T480 arrived. And as I started it and set up the brightness to maximum I was a little bit disappointened. It is too dark? My model is the 20L5000GE with WQHD display. (300 ntis??)  I don't know if this is normal or what can I do? Do I have to use the drivers from the lenovo Hompage (I alrady did updated with windows 10 normal update) Should I return it? I really love this laptop. It is so sad that such a perfect laptop or Lenovo in general does not have good display with high brightness?

A:Thinkpad T480 display too dark?

"Too dark" is subjective.  I cannot comment without seeing the screen.  When I have an issue like yours, I prefer to physically take the machine a warranty servicer or dealer.  I can then turn the machine on and we can discuss it while we are both present.  If you return it, you don't have a good way to know if your screen is normal or defective.

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