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ThinkPad T450 Microphone mute button

Q: ThinkPad T450 Microphone mute button

I have a ThinkPad T450 with Windows 10. The microphone mute button continues to be illuminated. I can shut it off for a few minutes, but then it comes back on. I've downloaded the current drivers for the microphone. Control panels says that the computer has the Realtek High Definition Audio and the driver is up to date. I've go through the set-up for the microphone several times, but it still turns back to muted. Any thoughts on how to keep the microphone active?

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Preferred Solution: ThinkPad T450 Microphone mute button

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, Team. It has been 24-hrs since I found out my thinkpad is not turning on.I have used this last Saturday afternoon and shut down completely.I never ever put my TP into sleep mode or hibernate mode. When I woke up yesterday, 11am I found out that the Fn, Mute and Microphone keys are lit up. The fan is not working (the entire system is off). The temperature of the laptop is normal, not warm or heating up like it is being used. I have removed the external battery and power adapter, pushed the power button for more than 3mins., put back the battery and plugged the power adapter (the power button blinks when I plug the power adapter as it usually does when) and pushed the power button back - nothing happens. The Fn, Mute and Microphone buttons are still lit up and the TP is not turning on.I haven't pushed the emergency reset button at the back (I fear that I might lose all my files).Up until now, the same 3-keys are lit up. I need help as soon as possible.

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As in topic. Windows 10. Solved topic for T410 does not work. All the updates from Lenovo Companion installed. Any ideas

A:T510 microphone mute button doesn't work

So only the mic mute button does not work? Or someother buttons don't work?





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The microphone mute button doesn't actually seem to mute my microphone. But after several weeks of trouble shooting my WiDi display, I found the source of my audio problem. The external display gets muted when using the microphone mute setting. Not sure why they are related. Intel WiDi speakers also don't appear muted under playback devices and shows an audio signal but nothing comes out of the external display. 

A:W540 Microphone mute button mutes WiDi Speakers

Thanks man, i went through all the troubleshooting to try fix the WiDI, and the issue was coming from the microphone.Thanks

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HELLO !!!My Thinkpad L560 stucks after pressing the mute button , then i must force shut down and restart it .Is it common problem for thinkpad or its windows problem .any solution will makes me greatfull .thank you very much !!! : )

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The Mute Button Light on my Thinkpad X1 Carbon (3rd Gen) Stays On all the time. I can mute or unmute audio fine, but the light stays on. Small issue I know, but I'd like to be able to turn it off. It happened before, and someone pointed to a note somewhere that specified a keystroke combination to turn it off, but I can't remember the keystroke. Note: It wasn't a driver issue or any of the other solutions people post regarding this issue, just a simple keystroke that's laid out ... somewhere ... I can't find it in the user guide. Any ideas? Thanks

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I am installing updates on a T400 system running WIndows 7 Pro 64-bit. The system has been freshly factory restored and all features work properly... After running System Restore to update to the latest drivers and recommended software, I find Thinkpad Hotkey Features Integration 3.89.0000 breaks features. I am able to use Hotkeys to change brightness up/down, Fn+F5, Fn+F6, etc. The volume up and down keys work to change volume. The mute button does not work at all! There is no On Screen Display to show the adjustment settings for any Hotkeys. I have found that installing the older 3.88.0000 (8jvu40ww.exe) version of ThinkPad Hotkey Features Integration works successfully with mute button functionality as well as the On Screen Display features. Comparing what is different between the 3.89.0000 and 3.88.0000 versions, I find On Screen Display version and Full Screen Magnifier have advanced. The version information table at the bottom of the software download page is inconsistent compared to what is actually reported from the 3.88.0000 setup.exe: Setup shows:On Screen Display 6.71.00Full Screen Magnifier 2.40 The table shows:On Screen Display 6.72.00Full Screen Magnifier 2.41 The System Interface Driver is 1.05 on all the recent versions. With the 3.89.0000 version installed, I cannot uninstall and go back to the older version to get it working. Instead, ... Read more

A:ThinkPad Hotkey Features Integration 3.89.0000 On Screen Display and Mute Button Fail

I have three T410 laptops. Two of them have intel graphics and one has an nvidia graphics chip. I have the exact same problem as RChesley with the two that have the Intel graphics. The latest Hotkey Features Integration driver 3.89 from system update has disabled my on screen display. Removing it with windows system restore brought it back. Uninstalling it and installing an earlier version would not work. My T410 with the Nividia graphics chip does not have this problem. It has the 3.89 Hotkey Driver installed and the on screen display works fine. My two T410s with the Intel graphics do have the latest Intel graphics drivers offered by Lenovo System Update. Lenovo System Update indicates that the 3.89 driver is required in order to install the latest power manager driver which enables the CPU turbo boost. I would like to have turbo boost working. I just figured out how to correct the corruption of the Lenovo Toolbox from an incorrect driver that was pushed by Lenovo System Update, now I have this to deal with. I would appreciate it if Lenovo would look into this and report back on this thread.

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The light on this button has always been dark when volume was on, and orange during mute.  This condition seems to have started with recent, unknown update.   Don't know if it is a keyboard issue or sound driver issue.  Can't find drivers for either on HP drive download site.

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Hi, recently I bought a new keyboard with multimedia keys
Model : Microsoft Wireless keyboard 1000
All the keys are working fine, I also installed the latest drivers and Intellitype Pro to the correct OS i'm using.
However, when I press the mute/unmute button, the volume bar shows up, but does not actually mute. It seems like it flashed the mute symbol for half a second but it still just stay unmute. I tried using the default Microsoft sound driver and the latest Realtek sound driver but still no luck.
I also tried turning HID services on and off but still the same
BUT, I remember the mute button WORKING until a few days ago.

I don't know if it is due to the Windows Update, or something to do with my motherboard driver or something else. The roll back driver option is greyed out in Device Manager so I don't assume that is the problem..

I'm currently using:
Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit
Microsoft Wireless Keyboard 1000
YAMAHA speakers YST-M15 (really old model)
Realtek High Definition Audio Driver 6.0.1.5859
ASUS M3A78-EM Motherboard

I'm really confused because if all the multimedia keys are working then it should not be a driver problem. If the volume up/down is working then it should not be speaker problem. It is ONLY the mute button that is not working.
Thanks in advance for any replies.
 

A:Responding to Keyboard Mute button, but does not mute?

nvm problem solved
since im using old speakers i installed AC'97 drivers and it works now
 

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unMute/mute button keeps coming on/Off.  Just started after 2 years of using the ThinkPad E4 31 and dragonVoice recognition.  So basically prior to Tuesday, May 31 I never had the icons pop on and off on the screen and now it's been challenging using Dragon is a pop on/off and turn the Dragon microphone on and off.  Any words of wisdom?  Much thanks and peace

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I just bought a HP 9470m Ultrabook. 3 days ago, the hard mute button (next to wifi button) still works fine. However, I just updated BIOS today. After that, the button does not work at all. It does not mute. When I press it, it just shows the volume bar. It does not even increase or decrease the volume. Any one has the same issue and can suggest solution? Thanks,

A:HP 9470m Mute button do not mute

Hello @bluesky141,  Please try to load defaults after going to BIOS, Tap F10 at the boot. Go to BIOS Page. Under MAIN Tab, click Restore defaults > Save changes and exit. See if that helps. If not reinstall drivers from the below link, restart after installing and check if that works.http://h20564.www2.hp.com/hpsc/swd/public/detail?sp4ts.oid=5271102&swItemId=ob_130088_1&swEnvOid=406... Hope this helps, for any further queries reply to the post and feel free to join us again  **Click the White Thumbs Up Button on the right to say Thanks**Make it easier for other people to find solutions by marking a Reply 'Accept as Solution' if it solves your problem. Thank You,GBL84I am not an HP Employee

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Hi, 

My Dell Studio has just crashed and wont restart. The mute and volume up buttons are flashing and the volume down button is solidly lit. I could not find the diagnostic code when searching the internet. I could find pretty much every other diagnostic code apart from this one. 

Any advice would be most welcome. 

Thanks, 

Andy 

A:Dell Studio 1535 wont start. Blinking mute and volume up button, solid volume down button.

Hi Andy,
Welcome to Dell community!
As you have correctly pointed out, the diagnostic code that you have mentioned is not among the codes available to isolate the failure for a Studio 1535 laptop. The closest code is: blinking Mute LED and Volume up LED, and an off Volume down LED which is for USB controller initialization failure. Disconnect any external devices connected and try powering on the computer.
Reseating the memory modules too can help us. Please refer the following link for the Studio 1535 service manual for instructions: http://bit.ly/10PrLgH
If issue persists, the laptop’s motherboard has to be replaced. Refer the following link to check the computer’s warranty status: http://dell.to/10pMa86
If the computer has active warranty, please send me the service tag and registered owner’s name on the computer in a Private Message. To send me a Private Message, click my User name, and then click Start Conversation.
If the warranty on the computer has expired, you may contact our expired warranty services to purchase/replace the compatible parts. Please refer the following link that has contact details for our Expired Warranty Services: http://dell.to/14FoBtb

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Hello wonderful people at bleeping computer.

I have a multimedia keyboard and a headphone with mic attached.
I am trying to bind one of my multimedia keys (it is intended to open my computer) to mute/unmute the mic.
I have tried using nircmd but it won't work with my system. I have also tried other people AHk scripts but those do not work either.
I am running windows 7 64 bit and I have my mic plugged into the front mic port.

Please help,
Bugen

A:Mute microphone

Just a friendly bump since its been over a month and maybe a fresh pair of eyes could look at this? I did not think it was that hard but apparently it is. My keyboard is a gateway KU-0833. My headphones are a rocksoul er-201.

Thanks

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I'm thinking about buying a Blue Snowball iCE because they are fairly cheap and but have great sound quality. I've read some reviews and watched some videos and I'm very happy with this mic, the only problem is that is doesn't have a mute button. I use the mute button a lot because my parents come in to my room frequently and just start talking, so i need to mute my mic so my friends can't hear them. The Blue Snowball iCE mic doesn't have mute button on it so i need a quick way of muting my mic.

I thought of putting in a switch in the wire that goes into the PC. The mic is connected to the computer by a USB, is there an extension wire i could buy with a switch attached to it, that i could plug the mic into and then plug that into the computer?

I really need a fast way to mute my mic and if anybody has any ideas I'm open to them!

Thanks for reading and I hope you can help!
 

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Okay I have no idea if this is even the right place to ask, but I am running Windows 8.1 so yeah idk. I would really like to have a microphone mute key on my keyboard. I have no way of muting except going into Recording devices and I don't want to do that. On my keyboard at the top I have a few keys mean't for other things, such as one on the end which opens up the Music app, and i'd like to just change one of those keys to a mute key for my microphone. I have a Blue Snowball microphone if that helps. I also have the Alienware Multimedia Keyboard that came with my Alienware X51.

A:Microphone Mute Key

Help? Please....

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Hey,
Every time I restart my computer I have to re-mute my microphone in the levels tab in the sound option. I do this so I do not hear myself talking through my speakers from my microphone, but so I can still use the microphone for applications.

Also, the microphone boost turn's off every restart as well.
So pretty much, every time I restart I have to mute my microphone again and re-enable the microphone boost.

What I want is too not have to do this on every restart. It only takes me about five seconds to set everything back up so it's only slightly annoying.

I have a creative x-fi xtreme gamer fatality sound card. I have set the correct settings through the audio console as well, but it still reset's to the microphone being set on and sound boost off on restart.

Thanks for any help.

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whenever i start to run the webcam, the internal mic will be turned off to mute by itself. i've tried all kind of setting and configuration but couldn't help. does anyone have any idea? is it the driver program problem or have to deal with system registry?
the computer is Toshiba Satellite A200-AH5
using Vista Home premium SP1
Thanks!
 

A:Internal microphone mute by itself

Try keeping up with the Vista service pack updates. Vista is up to Service Pack 2 and you are probably missing other critical updates as well
 

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Hello,

I bought a Logitech USB microphone to use with DJ / mixing programs, but I cannot mute it on my desktop computer running with Windows 81. The computer recognises it and says the driver is up to date. The sound quality is fine, but the microphone is constantly on and can be heard in the speakers or headphones while I have it turned off in the programs. I have tried front and back USB ports and three different programs and it is always the same. I have an older laptop using Windows 7 and the microphone works perfectly with full control.

Any suggestions would be most appreciated.

A:How to mute a USB microphone in Windows 81

Hi and Welcome to TSF!

Make and model number of the microphone?

Do you have custom sound software on your PC?

You can always disable it too when not in usage:

How do you turn an internal Mic off for windows 8? - Microsoft Community

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Hi guys, I have one offer for my Lenovo IdeaPad Y70 with one year use, it is a T450 (new one and 3 year warranty) and in my country I have few options for thinkpads and I really like those laptops, I dont need a powerful GPU. so should I keep my Y70 or go for T450? I am concerned about T450 screen and duo core i7U. I'll leave below the specs of each one. *sorry for my english. *Thinkpad T450 specs: Core I7 5600u, 8gb RAM, 1tb HD, screen HD+ (1600x900), W8pro *Lenovo Ideapad Y70 specs: i7-4720HQ, 16gb RAM, GTX 960M 4GB, 1 TB, FHD (1900x1080p).

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I have trouble to fint sim card access. I have incerted the simcard in the slot, but I cant fint the sim card or to access it on the computer. I have windows 10.











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A:SIM card on thinkpad T450

Hi and welcome, sarkoCould you explain more clearly what's the problem?Also, what's your laptop Machine-Type-Model (MTM, 10-symbol code, begins with 20BV or 20BU)?

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Hi guys, I have one offer for my Lenovo IdeaPad Y70 with one year use, it is a T450 (new one and 3 year warranty) and in my country I have few options for thinkpads and I really like those laptops, I dont need a powerful GPU. so should I keep my Y70 or go for T450? I am concerned about T450 screen and duo core i7U. I'll leave below the specs of each one. *sorry for my english. *Thinkpad T450 specs: Core I7 5600u, 8gb RAM, 1tb HD, screen HD+ (1600x900), W8pro *Lenovo Ideapad Y70 specs: i7-4720HQ, 16gb RAM, GTX 960M 4GB, 1 TB, FHD (1900x1080p).

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Just to be sure, can i fit Transcend MTS400, M.2 - 128GB  TS128GMTS400into my thinkpad t450? thank you.

A:thinkpad t450 ssd M2 2242

Yes. The mSATA would go into the WWAN slot.https://download.lenovo.com/parts/ThinkPad/t450_frubom_20160106.pdf It may go by the name MTS400S .

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I recently upgraded my HP Envy 17t J100 Leap Motion to Windows 10 anniversary edition. Unfortunately after the upgrade I have been having the following problems:1.The microphone will automatically mute iteself and will not work for more that a couple of seconds before going mute. I have uninstalled and re-installed the drivers and apps associated with the audio and recording device but nothing seems to work. Search of new drivers reveals that I have the latest drivers installed.2. The laptop is running very hot after the windows anniversary upgrade with the fan running on full blast the whole time. Have not been able to figure out the how to resolve this issue.Any help with these two issues will be much appreciated. Thank you in advance.

A:microphone remains Mute - not recording!!

Hello @Aitchisonian, Hope you are well! Welcome back to the HP Forums, I'd be happy to help you with your Envy laptop issues after the Windows 10 anniversary updates. Appreciate your efforts in updating the drivers. Try the below-mentioned steps to fix the audio issues:Go to device manager (You can give a right click on windows logo on bottom left corner of your screen and select device manager from the list)Now maximize the ?Sound, video and game controllers? from the list. You will see the audio driver. Right-click on ?IDT high definition audio CODEC? and select ?Update driver software?.Select ?Browse my computer for driver software? ? Select ?Let me pick from a list of device drivers on my computer?.Select ?High Definition Audio Device? (Not IDT High Def...  This is important) and click Next. You will get a warning message but reply ?Yes?.Once windows have successfully updated the driver software, try playing the audio again and check.I hope that fixes the microphone related issue.  The Laptop overheating and Fan issue can be resolved by cleaning the accumulation of dust and removing the clogs from the air vents of the laptop. You may have to update the BIOS in certain scenarios as well.I found a wonderful document which gives you step by step instructions to fix this issue. Please check: http://hp.care/2ddatWm  Let me know how that goes. Good luck!Cheers  Please click "Accepted Solution" on the pos... Read more

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 The internal microphone on my Elitebook x360 doesn't work, it won't record.  I?ve had it a couple of months but only got the chance to start using it in the last two weeks.  It seems that there have been others with similar issues, so instead of start with the basics, here's what I?ve tried so far. In the 'Sound > Recording' tab (right click speaker in task bar) the internal microphone (Conextant ISST) is enabled and default (always was).  The green bars do not light up if talking into the microphone, but one or two bars will appear when I tap on the display. Internal microphone properties > Levels: microphone array 100%, microphone boost +36dB (max). I have tried other levels also.  The microphone does not mute by itself, as I read that others have experienced. Internal microphone properties > Advanced: have tried using lower default formats, exclusive mode: on and off, signal enhancements: on and off. In device manager, audio inputs and outputs: I have updated and then uninstalled and reinstalled the Internal microphone (Conextant ISST Audio) driver. In device manager, sound, video and game controllers: I have uninstalled, downloaded and installed new drivers for Conextant ISST Audio and Intel(R) Display Audio. The mic mute button on the keyboard (F8) is not on. In command prompt, as administrator, I have killed the svchost task in the name of the computer and then run Malwarebytes - did not fix anyth... Read more

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Hello.

After a restart of my computer, the playback of my microphone un-mutes, which makes it so I am able to hear what I speak into my microphone, which I don't want.

I am able to fix this issue each time by going to Playback Devices > Speakers > Levels (Tab) and then mute the microphone.

But my question is. Why doesn't this stay after a restart?

A:Mute microphone playback - Not Persistent!

I'm not really an expert in this but it sounds like it's not saving (e.g to bios??) But i had the same problem for a while on my old pc, I'll have a look around for a solution as i can't remember how i got it to save with my old pc.

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I recently upgraded my HP Envy 17t J100 Leap Motion to Windows 10 anniversary edition. Unfortunately after the upgrade I have been having the following problems:1.The microphone will automatically mute iteself and will not work for more that a couple of seconds before going mute. I have uninstalled and re-installed the drivers and apps associated with the audio and recording device but nothing seems to work. Search of new drivers reveals that I have the latest drivers installed.2. The laptop is running very hot after the windows anniversary upgrade with the fan running on full blast the whole time. Have not been able to figure out the how to resolve this issue.Any help with these two issues will be much appreciated. Thank you in advance.

A:microphone remains Mute - not recording!!

Hello @Aitchisonian, Hope you are well! Welcome back to the HP Forums, I'd be happy to help you with your Envy laptop issues after the Windows 10 anniversary updates. Appreciate your efforts in updating the drivers. Try the below-mentioned steps to fix the audio issues:Go to device manager (You can give a right click on windows logo on bottom left corner of your screen and select device manager from the list)Now maximize the ?Sound, video and game controllers? from the list. You will see the audio driver. Right-click on ?IDT high definition audio CODEC? and select ?Update driver software?.Select ?Browse my computer for driver software? ? Select ?Let me pick from a list of device drivers on my computer?.Select ?High Definition Audio Device? (Not IDT High Def...  This is important) and click Next. You will get a warning message but reply ?Yes?.Once windows have successfully updated the driver software, try playing the audio again and check.I hope that fixes the microphone related issue.  The Laptop overheating and Fan issue can be resolved by cleaning the accumulation of dust and removing the clogs from the air vents of the laptop. You may have to update the BIOS in certain scenarios as well.I found a wonderful document which gives you step by step instructions to fix this issue. Please check: http://hp.care/2ddatWm  Let me know how that goes. Good luck!Cheers  Please click "Accepted Solution" on the pos... Read more

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Hello. I have a new T450s with Windows 10.   I hit F4 and the amber light goes on showing the microphone is muted.  Problem is that it "looks" muted but it is not.  I have also gone in through the software to mute and it lights up the F4 buttton.. However, it doesn't actually mute the microphone.   So I can never mute the mic..  Is there a fix for this? I see others have had this problem in the past.Thank you.

A:Cannot mute microphone with new lenovo T450s

Same problem with an old E330. The problems started when upgrading to Windows 10 + Realtek HD Audio Drivers (or the Lenovo Realtek Audio drivers, just rebranded). Something in that combination breaks the microphone's ability to be muted by software. The button works ok, the On Screen Display shows the icon and it's shown as muted however still works.Muting it manually from within programs which use the microphone works as well, as does uninstalling the Realtek drivers and going forth with the default Windows 10 drivers (but then there's a loss of functionality with the sound - options).

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            So I was logging into discord to speak and play with my friends, and we all got into a call and the next thing i know is i can't talk to them and i can still hear them. I later tested this into several games and everyone said my microphone is static. I have tried several times, restarting my laptop, installling and uninstalling discord and skype, switching headsets and it still did not work. Please if You know how to Fix this message me.           Sincerely,                              Help_Needed123 Mic: Turtle Beach X04

A:My Microphone is stuck on mute and i can't solve it

Hi @Help_Needed123,  Welcome to the Hp Suport forum. Please go through below link for more troubleshooting on Resolving Microphone Problems http://support.hp.com/us-en/document/c03421813  #HPExpertDay I hope that answers your question.  I am an HP employee, the opinions expressed here are my personal opinions, not of HP. Make it easier for other people to find solutions, by marking my answer ?Accept as Solution? if it solves your problem. ***Click on "Thumbs up" button to the left side of my post to acknowledge the post ***   

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Sorry if this has been asked before, I looked around as best as I could with the search features, googling, etc. The thinkpad powers on just fine, boots into windows, there is no backlighting at all. Had to use a flashlight to navigate. The red dot on the back of the screen for the i on thinkpad does light up though. Is the screen bad, or is the cable loose? Should I try the motherboard side first or the display?Thanks!

A:Thinkpad t450 screen not lighting up

It is impossible to say.  The screen could be bad.  The motherboard could have a problem - most likely a fuse.  The Hall sensor that switches when the lid hasclosed could have failed.  sorry.

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Hi, I am looking for some help, I have a T450 that has been working away on a Thinkpad Ultra Dock with no issues, then all of a sudden it will not charge while docked!! Take it out of the dock and charge directly and it works fine, I tried replacing with a new docking station the exact model but again it does not charge the laptop while in the dock, I have switched out the battery and it is still the same. I have fully updated the BIOS etc and still have the same issue, I tried updating the Ultra Dock firmware but run into issues as the firmware update will only run while docked and also has power, but as the laptop is not detecting power I cannot proceed , I tried updating out of the dock but it does not proceed either as it cannot detect the docking station. Everything else works via the docking station HDMI, USB, DVI, Ethernet  all working perfect, has anyone came accross this issue?

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Hello, This is my first Lenovo Thinkpad and I'm gonna tell that everything was going well till I found this issue.This is very dissapointing and furstrating, I can not believe that there's a bug on the BIOS that doesn't let me in.I read a lot of articles in the support page, with people with the same problem, so this isn't new.. there's this bug that wouldn't let me go in the BIOS and change settings. When booting my laptop, and when the message appears "Press enter to acces the BIOS", even if I press it a lot of times, F12, F9, F18, Fn combined or everything you can imagine, I CAN NOT GO THROUGH THE BIOS. This is  FUNDAMENTAL error that can not happen.. I mean is basic configuration of the laptop, it's unbelievable that we have this big issue...Anyway, and stopping with the yelling, I wanna say that I have tried everything that the support pages and other users have tried, but it didn't work for me:Press repeatedly Enter buttonUpadte BIOS to the latest version (v1.33)Press repeatedly Enter button (again)Try with F12Try with F9Try mixing the last two options..Disconnecting the laptop of all the perisfericalDisconnecting the laptop of the ACSmashing my hands into the keyborad Man, It's really frustrating that I can not  go through it, it's a really basic need when we talk about BIOS setting... Hope anyone can help me with this...  Thanks for reading! C.  

A:Thinkpad T450 can NOT open the BIOS

Hello and welcome,
 
Since you see the ...enter... message you have probably already tried this, but just in case:
 
Try F12 after a _restart_ or full shutdown and startup (SHIFT+shutdown).  In case your keyboard is coming up in a strange state, also try Fn+F12.
 
Z.

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I tried to eject the SIM card with a paperclip and it is stuck and I am unable to remove it. The tray is now broken and part of it is stuck inside the slot. Is there any solution to this? SIM card slotSIM card tray

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Is it possible to buy a part on the lenovo website and change my panel to an IPS one? I see there are many panels available for my variation of the T450. My variant is the PC-049SNG. I am unsure which use IPS technology. It is under warranty until the summer of 2018, though a panel swap should be easy? kind regards William

A:Thinkpad T450 IPS panel upgrade

Hi William, 
 
Welcome to Lenovo Community! And happy to have you here.
 
As I understand that you have query regarding upgrading your T450 LCD panel to IPS 
Yes it is possible according to Lenovo parts list. And here is one thread which suggests IPS panel upgrade
And here's the part number for IPS panel 04X5916, also you can order the parts on this website.
It will be better to contact Lenovo Support once for LCD panel replacement as system is under warranty.
 
I hope the above information helped you.
Please feel free to post in Lenovo Community Forums if you have any further queries!
 Cheers,
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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Hello, I have been looking aroung and I can't find if my laptop has a discrete graphics card, and if not, how I can add one.Through many topics I found that there shoudl be one gpu nvidia 940m that is compatible with this laptop type, and on the specs page of the laptop i found this info: "Discrete with docking" and I don't know what it means. If somebody can help me, I would be thankful.I suspect I don't have the discrete gpu, but how can I add one?

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Hi,I have the Asus MB169C+ Portable Monitor which I use regularly with my MacBook. The power delivery also runs through the cable. I have the thinkpad t450 I want to connect to the monitor to. The laptop only has USB 3 ports. I tried a USB-C to USB-3 cable but whilst the monitor powered up, no picture appeared and windows told me the USB had malfunctioned. I then purchased a USB-C to DVI connector cable to connect the monitor to a powered USB hub I have for the laptop. But the monitor wouldn't switch on - I assume that the cable didn't push any power through. Does anybody know whether there is a solution to have the monitor work with the thinkpad? Thanks in advance.

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Hi,I would like to know if my Thinkpad T450 (MTM: 20BUS39K0T) is WWAN ready. If yes, do you know if this card is compatible with it ? Thank you !

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I have an end user at our company that says whenever he puts his laptop in Hibernate mode, either by closing the lid or going to the Start/Windows logo and chooses Hibernate as a power option.  The machine is T450, Win7 64bit with BIOS version 1.22.  All the drivers are up to date according Device Manager and Lenovo's website and System Update application. I have done the options in Control Panel -> Power Options to ensure that Hibernation is never or disabled and that when you close he lid all settings are set to NOTHING.  Has any else experienced this issue?  I am going on page 3 of a Google Search and exhausting forums on Lenovo's site and Microsoft.  I have not found a solution mentioned in one those forums that has worked for me. Any assistance would be greatly appreciated.  

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HOLA UNA CONSULTA DONDE PUEDO COMPRAR EL SOPORTE DONDE VA MONTADA LA TECLA THINKPAD T450 GRACIAS


























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Hi, I updated from Windows 8 Pro to Windows 10 recently on my Thinkpad. When I hibernate the laptop it just hangs and does not wake up. I used to face this problem on Windows 8 too but it was not frequent, mostly laptop used to wakeup on power button press. But on Windows 10 it never does. Any solution for this? Power options settingsSleep - All options - Never (I even tried by setting up time for Hibernate option) RegardsAkil

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Hi All I had my Thinkpad T450 for a while and becasue im a linux user , i have decided to install a linux OS alongside with Win10, however i couldn't because my 240SSD was partitioned already as 4 Primary Partitions which is the Max. number of partitions for MBR. 1-SYSTEM_DRV = 1.46GB2-Windows = 200GB3-Lenovo Recovery = 15GB4- Hibernation Partition= 7GB (Don't know anything about it) now im trying to shrink the Windows Partition but it says that there is no enough space in MBR Record.Please if anybody can help me. what should i do to be able to create a new partitionshall i delete one of these partitions like Lenovo Recovery or smth? thnx 


























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A:Thinkpad T450 Partitioning issue

Is this the way the machine was delivered initially?  I thought all the machines of this vintage came as GPT, not MBR.

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Hello,I have a problem with my laptop Lenovo. I have ThinkPad T450 registered for IBM, so it is not my privat laptop. I turned off tihis laptop. next time when I wanted to turn on all  the time my buttons FN + F1(mute button) + F4(mute microphone button) are turn on.  what does it mean ? do you know what this problem represent ?   do you know where the problem is ?  thank you so much 

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I have a dell laptop with running windows xp home edition. I have sigma tel audio c-major onboard. Windows says mymicrophone is working fine, but when I use my voice software to talk with, it does not work. I cannot add the microphone volume control to my volume control window, so I do not know if the sigma tel has it muted. Can anyone tell me how to add it to my volume control?
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For some reason the mic keeps reverting back to mute.  I have uninstalled and reinstalled the Realtek  audio drivers from the Dell support drivers site  Gong:  right click the speaker icon>recording device>highlighting mic>properties>levels>unmute and set to lever to 80.  Should the APPLY button highlight?

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I just bought a L50-B-23P (2 days ago). With the factory configuration (windows 8.1) the WiFi signal is very weak and the integrated microphone does not work. . I tried to change the configuration without success. I can only use an external microphone connected to the jack that is ok. Installing windows 10 (default request on first power) the situation does not change. Using my old laptop the wifi signal is OK. Is this a known issue or my new notebook has a problem? Thanks.

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Hello i've never really had any trouble with the f1-f12 keys before because i never reall used them but when i want to use it it only lets me mute my volume. I was wondering how I could change that in order to make both work.

A:How to use f6 instead of mute button

Press the fn key plus the F6 key.

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