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Q: No display on ThinkPad T500

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?

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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 everyone. I am using this forum as i have no other options left, in fixing a Lenovo ThinkPad T500. The first time, with both battery and power plug connected, or just battery / power connected, when the pw button was pressed, nothing happened (no video, no audio signals, no fan, no hdd, no status leds).So, i disassembled the laptop, removed all it's components (memory module, keyboard, trackpoint, fingerprint reader, hdd, cd/dvd drive, lcd, wireless, internal modem, cpu, cmos battery). After a reassembly of the laptop, at power on, status leds are like in the picture below, the cpu fan is running for a couple of seconds, and the hdd is running without the hdd status led flickering, but there is no image on lcd and no audio signals. I tried to power on the laptop with battery and power, just battery and/or just power. In the picture below, there are only the necessary components connected: cpu, memory module, lcd, speakers, keyboard, trackpoint, and also hdd and cv/dvd drive. I also connected a external monitor, but there was no video signal.   As i have no video and/or audio messages/signals, i can't fully diagnose the laptop. I am hoping that someone have had the same situation, or knows what might be the problem.I would appreciate any help!THANKS.

A:ThinkPad T500 won't start ...

Try this:Disconnect the AC, remove the battery.Press the power button ten times quickly in succession, then hold it for ten seconds.

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Was looking into doing a project of upgrading the CPU of my ThinkPad T500 but don't know if the CPU is replaceable or what CPU to upgrade it to, any help would be much appreciated. Current CPU of ThinkPad T500: Intel Core 2 Duo P8400 Processor @ 2.26GHz  What i have in mind: i5 Processor with about 2x to 3x the power of the 2 Duo, any reccommendations?

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I have a T500 that I've used for a couple of years and it does well enough for me but I thought about using the slot occupied by my Gobi 2000 WAN card to install a M.2 SSD drive for additional storage.  Specificially, I chose a Samsung 850 EVO.   Windows 7 will not recognize it as anything other than a "Bluetooth Peripheral Device" and cannot locate drivers for it.  Samsung Magician will not recognize it, either, and I do not see anything in the BIOS that would allow me to activate the device.  At any rate, my O/S reads the device but cannot load drivers for it. Am I correct in concluding that I cannot use a M.2 storage device in this particular model? Thanks!

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The magnesium rollcage on the left side of the display has broke when I tried closing the laptop. The hinge got somehow stuck, and I coulnd't close the lid, so I tried to apply a tiny bit of force. Unfortunately, being a very fragile and soft material, magnesium (along with the plastic part that holds the bottom left screw) broke. I have managed to get the left hinge moving again, but now the display is being held by only right hinge, which isn't enough to support a 15 inch screen. Oh and closing it is a pain. Lenovo say that they can't fix it for some odd reason, even though it's still on the warranty. (probably because they can't understand what i'm trying to explain). Though I didn't open it yet, I can conclude from looking at it that I'm going to need a new rollcage, new outer LCD shell (that black top lid), and a new set of hinges. I can replace it myself, fully understanding it'd void my warranty, as long as I get my laptop working again. I need it for work. Where can I get a new rollcage, outer shell and a pair of hinges? Thank you. This is a Thinkpad T500-2082 which still has 243 days of warranty.













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A:Thinkpad T500 Hinge/Lid repair?

well have you tried ebay? Otherwise you can try IBM parts, but that is probably going to cost you quite a bit, (i would think somewhere around 200 USD or more).

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About three weeks ago I bought a Thinkpad T500. It used to run Windows Vista, but I got rid of that and added Linux Mint. When I first bought the computer it would not turn on if it was unplugged, but I figured I just needed to buy a new battery. New battery came in and it actually registers it and says it is charging, but the problem is it is stuck at 53% and I can not unplug it without it turning off. I tried looking up a solution; I unplugged and removed the battery then held on to the power button for a minute and powered it on again, but that did not work: stilled only turned on while plugged in. There was another solution that involved turing it on with the power cord and not the battery then removing the drivers for the power cord and restarting the computer, which should have it reinstall all the battery drivers, but I could not do that because I got rid of Windows Vista and I could not replicate the process in Linux Mint(I am new to Linux. Here is the video I was trying to follow: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Lx62t6qZ34U). I did try to look for the drivers for this solutions, but the "driver manager" on Linux does not pop anything up. I am not even entirely sure if this solution will fix my problem. Not entirely sure what to do next. Any suggestions will help. 

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I recently received an older Thinkpad T500 from a friend. He tried to install Windows 10 on it and said it stopped working after that. If I try to open settings or Google chrome or anything, they open on the toolbar at the bottom of the screen but won't open full screen. I've tried to right click and hit move with them and nothing works. Can anyone help me?

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I have a T500 laptop (model 22437WU; Intel Core 2 Duo P8700 @ 2.53 GHz with 4 GBs of RAM). Recently 'nuked' and installed the 32-bit Windows 7 Professional with SP1 and latest patches. I have the latest BIOS and Lenovo updates as well. This computer is BSOD'ing a couple of time per day. Not with any one application, have even seen it BSOD while sitting idle (no screen saver). I have attached the requested zipped files and am hopeful that someone can shed some light on the problem.

mtb20814

A:BSOD on ThinkPad T500 new build

  
Quote: Originally Posted by mtb20814


I have a T500 laptop (model 22437WU; Intel Core 2 Duo P8700 @ 2.53 GHz with 4 GBs of RAM). Recently 'nuked' and installed the 32-bit Windows 7 Professional with SP1 and latest patches. I have the latest BIOS and Lenovo updates as well. This computer is BSOD'ing a couple of time per day. Not with any one application, have even seen it BSOD while sitting idle (no screen saver). I have attached the requested zipped files and am hopeful that someone can shed some light on the problem.

mtb20814


At least 2 were related to PGP 7.x. Provides icon tray shortcuts to PGP programs from Network Associates. Available via Start -> Programs. Note: Located in \%Program Files%\PGP Corporation\PGP Desktop\

I would re-install newest version as yours is over a year old.

You also have some other old drivers that really should be updated.


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mdmxsdk.sys 6/19/2006 5:26:59 PM 0x9b38a000 0x9b38d180 0x00003180 0x449716a3
regi.sys 4/16/2007 11:19:05 AM 0xacede000 0xacedf500 0x00001500 0x462393e9
btwl2cap.sys 4/3/2009 8:28:35 PM 0x828bc000 0x828c7000 0x0000b000 0x49d6a9b3
XAudio32.sys 4/29/2009 2:20:55 PM 0xacf18000 0xacf20000 0x00008000 0x49f89a87
HECI.sys 6/23/2009 3:49:57 PM 0x91322000 0x9132bf80 0x00009f80 0x4a4131e5... Read more

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Hey everyone. Just to give some back story on the T500 I received from a computer repair friend of mine. It came with WinXP installed on it (although is licensed for Win7Pro OA). ABout 6 months ago I installed Ubuntu 16.04 LTS on it as to get away from using WinXP since it is no longer supported by Microsoft. It was only after doing some physical maintenance on it that I had noticed the Win7Pro sticker on the bottom on the laptop. Problem is, about 4 months into using Ubuntu, I wanted to go back to WinXP and upgrade to Win7Pro, as I have the valid license for it. I successfully restored WinXP from local backup on the hard drive and everything seemed fine. Until one day I turned on the laptop and my WiFi adapter module stopped working. I did some basic troubleshooting from reinstalling drivers to some advanced CLI commands. None worked and I couldn't consult Microsoft obviously. I found what I could from everyone else online only to be stuck with a non-working adapter. However, that is only a little bit of the problem. Recently, I attempted to boot the laptop and when I did, it got so far before giving me an error saying this, "NTLDR is missing, Press Ctrl+Alt+Del to restart" and it does this over and over no matter what I try to do. I have attempted to insert a flash drive with a fresh Ubuntu ISO on it and boot from that, but what I am thinking is that somehow, somewhere that the HDD has encountered an error whilist rewriting WinXP files during a bootup or some... Read more

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I have two identical (except for user-added programs and files) ThinkPad T61s. One stopped working, so I pulled the hard drive from it and seated it into the second one. It booted right up, no problems whatsoever. I've interchanged the hard drives multiple times with no issues but feel it's only a matter of time before the constant switching damages one of the drives or the working laptop. I decided to purchase another ThinkPad to prevent that and found a T500 minus the hard drive. Given I could swap hard drives in and out on the T61, I stupidly assumed if I seated one of the T61 hard drives into the T500, it too would boot with no problem and I'd have two working ThinkPads once again. Unfortunately during the boot, the BSCD made an appearance. I ran System Repair but it could not fix the issue. I removed that drive and seated the second T61 hard drive into the T500 and the same thing happened.
 
The T61 and T500 are very close to identical, but I'm guessing that they use very different drivers. Hence the BSOD. I don't want to format the T61 drive, but prefer to be able to boot from the T61 hard drive with all the files and settings on it intact.
 
I thought perhaps I could download and install the T500 drivers onto the T61 hard drive, then try booting the T500 again. Or maybe download the drivers to a flash drive and install them through SETUP (F2 or F12) without the hard drive, then reseating the T61 hard drive and attempt booting from it again.
 
Another thi... Read more

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How to find drivers for Thinkpad T500 ?I write T500 in the search field but it seems the youngest is now T520.Where Lenovo put drivers for T500?













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A:How to find drivers for Thinkpad T500 ?

Hello and welcomeFollow EOL products site:https://download.lenovo.com/eol/index.html

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I recently received an older Thinkpad T500 from a friend. He tried to install Windows 10 on it and said it stopped working after that. If I try to open settings or Google chrome or anything, they open on the toolbar at the bottom of the screen but won' open full screen. I've tried to right click and hit move with them and nothing works. Can anyone help me?

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I was thinking of connecting my TV to my laptop via MDP but I'm not sure if the lenovo will support audio.
Does anyone have experience with this?
 

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My good old t500 - 20826pg has been working perfectly fine until th windows 10 1709 upgrade. Apaprently Lenovo did not provide any windows 10 compatibility so I'd better restore my windows 8.1 pro - assuming it can run with Excel 2013 and later product. Any suggestion on how to overcome this outdated driver problem? Microsoft assistance deactived my windows update assistance application but in ten days I was back to square one with the same problem.  thanks

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I need a link for my T500 manual. I run Linux Mint 18.3, so the Windows site for Lenovo does me no good. This is a T500 I got through the BC Auction. I run Linux on any machine other than my androids. I just want to see what all of the nice bells and whistles this laptop has.Cheers

A:I need a User Manual for my Thinkpad T500 L3-ARK0Z 09/05

https://www.manualslib.com/download/783635/Lenovo-Thinkpad-T500.htmlThis is not enough?

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I'm running a lenovo T500 thinkpad, and it's relatively new - that is, I bought it last winter - but recently, I've been having what seems to be a hardware problem. Or, at least, that's what the guys over in the Virus and Malware removal section are telling me:

Because from time to time, my laptop has decided it's just going to go ahead and shut itself down. Completely. No lights, no nothing - pressing the power button doesn't do anything. I almost always have it plugged into a socket, and that light won't show either - I've found that taking the battery out of the laptop and letting it sit for a little before putting the battery back in usually gets the laptop to work again.

It's only happened recently, but it's happened twice in the past week - which is a little more than bothersome, since the antivirus I have runs a full scan when it happens.

I've noticed that my laptop gets a little hot - not too hot that I can't touch it - but as far as I know, I've never had a problem with overheating or anything similar, which leaves me in the dark about this entire thing.

I'm really hoping that this doesn't turn out to be a hardware problem; I should still be on warranty, but I'm a little - okay, that's a lie, I'm pretty damn - scared to try and open up my laptop and fiddle with anything.

Hope this is enough information for someone out there to give me some sort've idea of wha... Read more

A:Lenovo T500 Thinkpad: Random shut downs?

Hi

Under warranty = dont mess with it

send it back under the warranty and report the issue.
 

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I recently upgraded my T500 to a SSD and 8 gbtyes ram.  The diagnostics recognize the 8 gbyte upgrade but state only 4 gbytes are usuable.  I thought the machine maximum was 8.  Is there anything else I need to do to make the machine use the memory.
 
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A:Thinkpad T500 Memory Upgrade - Stupid Question Tim...

The ThinkPad T400 and T500 datasheet states that it can handle up to 8GB of RAM, so it should work unless you are running a 32-bit version of Windows, in which case the maximum RAM that can be addressed by the OS is 4GB regardless of how much RAM you install.       The Windows license key is valid for both 32 and 64-bit, but to go from 32-bit to 64-bit, you would have to uninstall and reinstall Windows. Windows Install Media Download Links,https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/software-download/windows7https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/software-download/windows8https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/software-download/windows10 Hope that helps,

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Hi,For quite some time now I've been having problems with Bluetooth (BT) devices on my T500 Win7 64 bit with devicesranging from like my older Nokia C2-01 mobile phone to my new UE ROLL 360 wireless speakers. at this stage the BTicon appeared correctly upon startup and in the device manager there where no errors, whereas the BT devices wereidentified as:a. Thinkpad bluetooth with Enhanced Date Rate IIb. Microsoft Bluetooth data EnumeratorSo from googling I figured all those BT problems might be caused by improper driver installations of BT relateddevices, which led to the use of the Microsoft enumerator instead of the actual needed devices.So I uninstalled it specifically, and was left with an unknown device, with the detail value of:BTH\MS_BTHBRBFrom here on everything only got worse :-(I've reckoned that in order to fix this I should just downloaded the latest official Lenovo driver from:http://support.lenovo.com/il/en/downloads/ds013631 (Bluetooth with Enhanced Data Rate Software II released21/2/2014).After installation (and required reboot), I was now stuck with an unknown device, with the following 2 details valuestrings:USB\VID_0A5c&PID_2145&REV_0352USB\VID_0A5c&PID_2145From googling this I've realized it's related to the Broadcom Bluetooth driver.So I've downloaded the latest official Broadcom Bluetooth driver from:https://www.broadcom.com/support/bluetooth (WIDCOMM® Bluetooth Windows® Software for Windows 7 and Vista, 64-Bitreleased 04/08/2016).After thi... Read more

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I've done a lot of research on this and am still stumped.   My trusty T500 started to do random shutdowns a few weeks back.  Sometimes it would restart with no issue, sometimes I would need to briefly remove the CMOS battery to get it to restart.  Now it will only "try" to start, showing the power on, the "Z" light and the bluetooth  indicator light but no Thinkpad splash screen or POST.   I can hear the disk start to spin then.... nothing.   I have ordered a new CMOS battery and have tried the remedies such as removing RAM, CMOS, etc with no change.   The computer was working quite will before this situation.  I have seen suggestions that I have a bad poly-fuse and that would make some sense if it was resetting, in partial failure or failed. Has anyone experienced this and what did you do to resolve? Thanks,Dave

A:Lenovo T500 2081 no start to Thinkpad Logo screen / No P.O.S.T

Forgot to include the fan is running and I do get the 1-3-3-1 beep with RAM removed. Dave

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HelloI have Install Windows 10 64bit clean on my T500 (Not updatet from 7 to 10) and can't find any Driver for it!Is there any chance to get a Display Driver? My System use at moment a Display Driver from Microsoft Update and some of my apps don't work with them.

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HelloI have Install Windows 10 64bit clean on my T500 (Not updatet from 7 to 10) and can't find any Driver for it!Is there any chance to get a Display Driver? My System use at moment a Display Driver from Microsoft Update and some of my apps don't work with them.

A:T500 Windows 10 64-bit Display drivers

What video card does your system have?   If you have the Intel Graphics Media Adapter(GMA) 4500MHD adapter, Intel is not releasing a Windows 10 driver, but you can sometimes install the Windows 7 driver in compatibility mode, and it will work in Windows 10. First go here on Intel's website and download the Intel Graphics Media Driver for Windows 7/Vista (make sure it is of the same 64-bit type as your Windows 10) and save it to your desktop, or somewhere else that will be easy to find. Right-click the downloaded driver file, and then click Properties.Click the Compatibility tab.Click Change Settings for All Users.Click the box next to Run this Program in Compatibility Mode for:Using the drop-down menu select the Operating System that matches the Operating System of the driver downloaded (e.g. Windows 7)Touch or click Apply, then click OK.Click OK againRight-click the downloaded driver file, then select Run as Administrator Downloads for Intel® HD Graphics for Previous Generation Intel® Processorshttps://downloadcenter.intel.com/product/81503/Intel-HD-Graphics-for-Previous-Generation-Intel-Proce... Good Luck, PS   If still having issues, see the post below. https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/insider/forum/insider_wintp-insider_devices/gma-drivers-or-windo...

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Hi , I have a T500 2242CT0 and bought a PNY - 2-Pack 4GB 1.6GHz PC3-12800 DDR3 SO-DIMM Unbuffered Non-ECC Laptop Memory Kit from bestbuy.The model number is MN8GK2D31600-Z. Is it compatible and how can I install this RAM in my T500? Srinivas

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My old T500 has a respectable 1680x1050 resolution panel. I was wondering what I can do to maybe install a LED backlight. Not sure if this can be done easily or not?  

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Hello there, as you can see in the photos attatched, my integrated display is corrupted in a rather interesting but very annoying manner. Configuration: Win10 64k, 8GB DDR 3, SSD - worked fine until last week. What I've done so far:* re-installed driver for display and internal graphics* switched to discrete graphics with up to date driver (result: black display)* hooked onto external monitor, works absolutely fine with both video cards* unscrewed everything, checked and cleaned plugs for display cable and put it back together. Now I ran out of options - maybe there is anyone with similar problems out there? Thanks a lot in advance Richard??     

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Hello there, as you can see in the photos attatched, my integrated display is corrupted in a rather interesting but very annoying manner. Configuration: Win10 64k, 8GB DDR 3, SSD - worked fine until last week. What I've done so far:* re-installed driver for display and internal graphics* switched to discrete graphics with up to date driver (result: black display)* hooked onto external monitor, works absolutely fine with both video cards* unscrewed everything, checked and cleaned plugs for display cable and put it back together. Now I ran out of options - maybe there is anyone with similar problems out there? Thanks a lot in advance Richard??     

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Hello Forum.I have a Thinkpad T500 which I love though the screen isn't the brightest.I have installed a good SDD, and it runs Win 10 very satisfactory.The LCD monitor is a handsome 1680x1050, almost as good as my old T61p.In November something strange happened, possibly just when Windows did an update.The screen suddenly was reduced to about half-size and I had to reboot.After that, the best resolution I get is 1400x1050 even if the Monitor itself still is a 1680x1050.I updated of the windows driver, but this one is from 2006 and is obviously not the bad guy.  Driver Management concluded the process to install driver  tplcd.inf_amd64_cc45c1c6a7fd9bed\tplcd.inf for Device Instance ID  DISPLAY\LEN4053\1&8713BCA&0&UID0 with the following status: 0x0.In the boot panels I have not found any parameters that I could think of doing impact.This is not a crisis, but I miss the 1680x1050.Do anyone know what to do next?





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Hello, my T500 does not turn on, no lights are lit, battery not charging. I tried to turn in the dock, but nothing. I tried to insert a fully charged battery but nothing too. Will probably be something wrong with the motherboard, maybe some fuse, but do not know where to look. Thanks for help

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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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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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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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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
 
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OP: if your laptop isn't a T-series, let us know and we'll move this again.
 

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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 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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Hi, my lenovo yoga 460 have no display suddenly. cpu fan is running and system has poweron.  for testing done below step. remove ram -- will get ram missing beep.disconnect battery and run from ac power -- no display on screen and from HDMI.install another RAM -- no display.  any one have more idea? please help. many thanks, Preyash

A:Thinkpad Yoga 460 no display

You might try the following. Disconnect AC powerDisconnect main batteryDisconnect Coin Cell battery (see page 78 of the Hardware Maintenance Manual)Press and Hold the power button for 5-10 secondsLet the laptop sit for a 5-10 minutes or so to ensure that the CMOS clears.Reconnect everything and try booting up.Did you recently do a BIOS update? Best of Luck,  

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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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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?
 

A:IBM Thinkpad T22. Cleaning TFT display?

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Hi everyone, I've seen a lot of discussion on this topic but still could not find a solution for my case. So, I have a basic FHD display on my P51 and no integrated Pantone calibration tool. Could you please advise my which is the best way to calibrate the display (also has an issue with yellow tint). Do I need to by external device or just download certain color profile or software? Many thanks!

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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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My Problem: My LCD display on my IBM Thinkpad 1400i series (Model 2611-472) will not display anything, except a very light hue. I have to use an external monitor to use the laptop. I tried to toggle using the Function & F9 key which seems to function properly (ie, it will switch to the external monitor only, both, or just the lcd), but still the lcd only will display a very faint hue. Does anyone know what my problem may be? The laptop was not dropped, etc. Perhaps the video driver is corrupt? If anyone has a possible solution, it will be greatly appreciated!
 

A:No Video Display on my IBM Thinkpad Laptop

Hi and welcome. Can you see anything on LCD display during the boot-up process?
 

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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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