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Black screen with Thinkpad yoga 460 and Linux.

Q: Black screen with Thinkpad yoga 460 and Linux.

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I have recently purchased lenovo thinkpad x1 yoga from Germany. I have tried to install different versions of linux ubuntu in dual boot, but none of them seems to work. It boots from the bootable usb and gives the live ubuntu and install ubuntu options but when you enter then it displays a blank screen and nothing happens afterwards. I am facing another issue pretty consistently that the touch screen becomes unresponsive most of the times. When i use the pen it works fine but it does not works with my fingers. Looking forward to some solution as its pretty annoying experiencing such bugs in such an expensive machine. Thanks

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After reading through dreaded black screen issue for other models, I am checking if the Thinkpad Yoga also has the black screen issue. Given that this happened barely inside a month after the warranty expired, this has solid changes to be the last lenovo product in the family. Issue: I returned one home from work to wake up my sleeping Lenovo. Noticed it seemed to be in a dark screen mode with nothing showing up. So tried to press a few buttons and then finally powered off using the button. Upon restart, I could see the Lenovo sign and option to press Enter to check other options and I ignored like usual happy path scenario and let it go. At the time it usually starts showing the Windows screens, I see nothing happen. A dark screen with all the keyboard lights still working but no screen. Connected to projector to see if the login screen shows but it did NOT. Tried to restart few times, reset using the pinhole at the bottom, ran diagnositcs and tried to refresh system etc using the troubleshoot options, checked the BIOS settings - all of which show up on screen and the LCD test pass like a charm but the Windows boot does not work. Thinkpad Yoga 15 running on Windows 10 pro. 20DQ machine type. The frustarting thing is warranty just expired end of July, phone support wont even discuss the issue since it is expired. I spent good amount of days thinking about spending a lot on this laptop last year only to reach a point within one year I might have to spend few mor... Read more

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Hello,  I used the Lenovo-Tool to automatically check what needs to be updated and followed the recommendations. It was a NVIDIA-Driver update for security reasons and about 10 - 15 other updates. What I noticed late was that there was also a Bios update recommended and selected. However, I tursted in Lenovos automatic update meachnism. The updates ran trough, despite the NVIDIA-Update which was marked by a red cross. Also the Bios update started and mentioned not to turn off the computer. A Dos-Box under my Windows 10 appeared and disappeared and the computer wanted to shut down - which was happening in a normal way. But now the screens were black, the computer was off. After a while, I switched it on again - the fan went on again but nothing happened.  Which means: - The screen is black all the time (as if it was broken, no text is displayed)- External screens, connected via dockingstation or HDMI are black- Computer did not display anything when connecting a bootable USB-Stick with free DOS- Interestingly, the computer is warm and the fan sometimes changes its speed. What can I do now? I assume that something went wrong with the BIOS-Update. Is there anything I can do on my own? Can this problem be fixed by Lenovo? Thank you for your replies! Best regards Nic4

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Hello, Today I receaved my Thinkpad X1 Yoga 20JE and after I did a BIOS update the Yoga had a black screen. I followed the instructions of the BIOS update and the battery was fully loaded and the Yoga was connected to the power.Now the screen is black and the LED in the power button is blinking green. The yoga is warm on the backside so it must be running. But I can't restart when I longpress the power button and the battery is inside so i can't put it out.I also installed some other drivers with the Lenovo update tool and maybe windows did also update.what could I do to make everything running again? Did I brick the BIOS?   

A:Thinkpad X1 Yoga 2nd black screen after BIOS update

So, when you press and hold the power button, it doesn't shut off?  It is a new machine, almost certainly with a warranty.  Don't mess with it.  Call support

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My X1 all of a sudden has a black line on the screen when the brightness is higher than ~ >40%. It's the OLED touchscreen version. It looks like this:  And without a question...happens 2 months right after the warranty expires. Already contacted technical support; anyone has a similar issue? Is a screen replacement most likely the only solution?

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Hello. Recently I acquired a ThinkPad Yoga S1 and now I have a problem with black screen. external monitor works fine, touch also works.I just cant get picture on laptop. laptop is running lastest BIOS 1.35/1.26same issue persist on windows 8.1 and windows 10. The problem start when the, Intel HD graphics drivers are installed. eny suggestions ? Best regardsMikkel

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I have a Yoga X1 ThinkPad gen 1. This morning when I went to turn it on, I got a black screen but the lights for the mute and caps lock came on as well as light at the top of the laptop and the green for the power button. This has happened before but I was always able to successfully force a shut down and restart the laptop with no problem. Today, the laptop will not shut off no matter how long I hold the power button for. I thought I would try to let the battery run out but it's been 10 hours and all of the said "on" indicators are still here. Under normal circumstances, I know the battery would die within 5 hours max. I'm not sure what to do, does anyone have any ideas? 

A:Yoga X1 ThinkPad black screen, won't turn restart

On the bottom of your laptop there should be an "emergency reset hole" (see image below)    Gently insert a bent paperclip etc. into the hole to depress the reset button, and hold for 5-10 seconds before trying to restart your laptop.  Click on above image to expand view  Best of luck, 

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Hi,I have a X1 Yoga 1st Gen that will boot after being shut down into a black screen with just a mouse cursor visible.  It will sit at this screen forever until power down completely, then power up again.  After this power down=>up cycle, the OS will go a blue loading page, and sit there for about 2-3 minutes.  At the end of this 2-3 minute wait the computer will boot into the OS. To show the problem more clearly:1.  From shut down power on the computer2.  The computer will appear to boot into Windows, but instead will go to a black screen with a mouser cursor.  You can move the mouse cursor so the computer is not completely locked, but it will not go any further.3.  Completely shut down, then turn on again.  After doing this the computer will boot into a blue screen with a Please Wait message on it for at least 2-3 minutes.  When this step is completed you will be taken to the login screen. I am running Windows 10, and am fully up to date with all updates, and the system drivers have been updated to their most recent versions.  Any idea about what I should do from here? Thank you, Brad Ricketts

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Please help!! My Lenovo Yoga wend to a completely black screen and will not power down or reset itself
 

A:Lenovo Yoga Thinkpad - black screen, wont shut down

How to remove the battery from a Lenovo Yoga ThinkPad
 

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I've just bought a Lenovo ThinkPad L13 Yoga (this one: https://www.lenovo.com/de/de/laptops/thinkpad/l-series/ThinkPad-L13-Yoga/p/22TPL13L3Y1) with both a touchscreen and a so-called "Thinkpad Pen Pro" stylus for handwriting.On my Manjaro installation (Arch Linux with gnome) the pen works like a broken mouse, allowing me to move the cursor around and execute left-clicks upon pressing it into the screen really hard. However, Both of the pen's buttons do nothing and I can neither use it to select text nor to draw lines in graphics software such as Krita. It is also not registered by gnome's settings no matter how much I move the pen around, resulting in a picture that looks like this:As much as I love Linux, not being able to take handwritten lecture notes is kind of a big dealbreaker for me right now... Do any of you have experience with Yogas and their pen support for Linux systems? Or do I really need to downgrade to Windows 10 again?

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System Specifications:- X1 Yoga (Gen 3) with i7-8650U and 16GB RAM- BIOS Version: 1.19- EC Version: 1.08 Hello, exactly one week ago, I changed enabled "Thunderbolt BIOS Assist" in the BIOS to support Linux.  Following this, the system refused to boot to anything but a black screen.  Thus, I sent the machine in for depot repair.  I just received the machine back again today and the same thing occurred after enabling the same setting.  After a long series of calls, I was told that no one is authorized to report BIOS bugs and that I should post here instead.  I sincerely hope this is fixed, as this is a major error that required a motherboard replacement previously and will most likely require one again.  I have started a new ticket for this repair and will be receiving a box tomorrow.  However, I wanted to make sure this is passed along to someone who can fix this error. 

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Can I install Ubuntu on my Lenovo ThinkPad Yoga 370

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Not sure why posts asking about installing an OS other than Windows 10 on this device seem to vanish but here goes my attempt for a Linux Specific question. I am unwilling to run Windows 10 because an OS that without any advance notice will uninstall your privately owned and paid for software from other companies during updates potentially costing licensing fees to acquire a replacement license or even damaging system viability if one of those packages is a required driver is unacceptable to me. Due to the aforementioned issues with Windows 10 I am looking to Linux as an alternative for this device. Are there any known Linux Distributions that will fully support the hardware?Does anyone have experience installing Linux and configuring it on this device?What Linux Distribution is most recommended for this device?What additional drivers or software are recommended on Linux to be able to use the hardware to the fullest? Thanks.  

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So here is the situation.I've got this great piece of hardware bound to a cruddy OS that no sane person should ever trust (an OS that uninstalls your privately owned and paid for software from other companies during updates potentially costing licensing fees to acquire a replacement license or even damaging system viability if one of those software packages is a driver, without any advance notice).  Sane reasonable people should never accept that as business as usual or acceptable.  Thus Windows 10 is unacceptable. Options:Windows 7 Downgrade (legally valid per the Windows 10 Pro license agreement):Issues for Windows 7 Pro install:No MediaNo License to enter even if one had media (none provided even though Windows 7 Downgrade is a supported item for Windows 10)CPU Support requires a hack to remove the FAKE incompatibility check MSFT put into Windows Update and Windows 7 to disallow usage on newer CPUs.  There are guides on how to disable this manually and have Windows 7 with Windows Updates work so not a real issue.  -- Pretty sleazy move on MSFT's part to disable Windows Update for Windows 7 useers running new CPUs on valid legally licensed copies (per MSFT's own agreements) to force Windows 10 usage. Linux:Install issues for Linux:Which Linux brand and version to use?Will all the features be fully supported? Sadly I cannot even begin to work on any of this due to:https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/ThinkPad-X-Series-Laptops/Recovery-media-downloa... Read more

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Hello! I have bought ThinkPad X1 Yoga and installed Ubuntu 16.04. All works, except LTE modem (Sierra EM7455).So, when all patches for support this modek will be released to the Linux Kernel?

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Hello Community,Please help me with this issue that frustrates me. I try to? ?re-install Linux (Manjaro) on my Lenovo X1? ?Yoga? (?1? ?Gen?) ?as dual boot? (?Win10?) ?after SSD replacement.I can boot UEFI? ?from a USB flash drive.? ?Linux life USB ?boots without issues only that after boot has finished the notebook keyboard and touch pad does not work.? ?The touch screen is working.Linux and Win10 were working without issues prior to the HW change (SSD card, followed by motherboard, screen and keyboard).Win10 works and Linux at Grub level works, however after boot the keyboard and touchpad does not. What I did:Started Windows10 , rebooted need to press F12 to get to boot order, selected USB HDD, booted.Same result. Can use the keyboard in selecting of e.g. driver free or nonfree; and then start the boot process. After boot, only touch screen works, keyboard and touchpad are not working (that is the same for current and earlier Kernel Linux versions ( tested Manjaro (Arch), Mint (Debian), Puppy (Ubuntu), Solus). What could I do next to troubleshoot this issue which must be software related. Thank you for your interest in helping me. Kla

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I assume I cannot see my prior post due to the adjectives used to describe Windows 10.  Adjectives have been removed.  I do wish that the attentiveness to adjectives used in a post would also be given to the contents of post (such as the issue linked at the end of this post about the Recovery Media Creator and File Not Found during download thus being unable to create media).  Give your attention equally please. So here is the situation.I've got this piece of hardware bound to an OS that no person should ever trust!An OS that uninstalls your privately owned and paid for software from other companies during updates potentially costing licensing fees to acquire a replacement license or even damaging system viability if one of those software packages is a driver, without any advance notice. People should never accept that as business as usual or acceptable.  Thus Windows 10 is unacceptable. Options:Windows 7 Downgrade (legally valid per the Windows 10 Pro license agreement):Issues for Windows 7 Pro install:No MediaNo License to enter even if one had media (none provided even though Windows 7 Downgrade is a supported item for Windows 10)CPU Support requires a hack to remove the FAKE incompatibility check MSFT put into Windows Update and Windows 7 to disallow usage on newer CPUs.  There are guides on how to disable this check manually and have Windows 7 with Windows Updates work so not a real issue.  -- A less than nice move move on MSF... Read more

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 Hi all,First post!  My Dad's Lenovo laptop goes to a black screen when starting up, so is unusable.I haven't seen it in the flesh yet but have started to research things for him and have found that 'black screen' shows up quite a lot for Windows 10 and Lenovo PCs! We were so impressed with my Dad's PC I've ended up with the same model myself:Lenovo YOGA 500 Convertible Laptop, Intel Core i7, 8GB RAM, 256GB SSD, 15.6" Touch Screen.Also labelled as: Yoga 500-15IBD Laptop (ideapad)  I see some people mentioning hardware failures and others device driver problems with the graphic card etc. but haven't read a definite cause/fix for this so far. I've just found this recent critical BIOS update for this PC which mentions the black screen problem:Software name: BDCN63WW Version 63[Important updates] Fix Win 10 lid close black screen issue.http://support.lenovo.com/gb/en/products/Laptops-and-netbooks/Yoga-Series/yoga-500-15ibd/downloads/D...I haven't seen this mentioned in the forums? Has anyone else used this?If the PC always boots to a black screen I'll obviously have trouble installing this! I'm hoping that it will boot in Safe Mode or I'm going to have some trouble installing it?! I don't know whether to install the BIOS update on my own machine which is running fine - I think I'll wait until I see my Dad's laptop first which will be in a few weeks. Has anyone had any experience of this BIOS update or other comments on this?Thanks. &nb... Read more

A:Yoga 500 'BLACK SCREEN' - BIOS update: "[Important updates] Fix Win 10 lid close black screen issue"

I'm still wondering about this... I've just updated the Lenovo Companion after seeing it mentioned in another thread. It looks like this s/w is supposed to scan the PC and recommend Lenovo updates - critical and nice to have ones. Initially the Companion was showing a critical update for Lenovo SHAREit and a recommended one for my BIOS. It says I'm currently on BDCN28WW and offered something like v61 and not the 63 I mentioned in my first post? After letting it update SHAREit and re-scanning the BIOS update is no longer being offered and still shows me on v28 ??? I'm not sure I trust this 'Companion' app!My laptop seems to be running fine so I don't want to break it updating the BIOS if it's not required. For all I know my Dad's broken one may be broken because it upgraded?! Does anyone else use/trust the Companion app?And has anyone else seen it change it's mind on recommended BIOS updates?Thanks.

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I posted a similar question earlier and people referred me to the Yoga (much appreciated).  However, I was interested in the 2.6 lb carbon version with touch screen capabilities.  Asus has a Spin 7 model that is very good at 2.65lb, but I miss the red mouse toggle in the middle of the keyboard and Asus's track pad was designed too large....causing unintended tapping.  The Yoga, while nice, is heavier than I was looking for.  The 14 inch screen is about 3.3lb? the 12 inch at 3? I thought that some of the earlier Thinkpad Carbons had touch screen and was hoping they would make a return soon.  Thanks,

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Last night I did a bunch of updates on my Linux Mint 17 VMWare Player client. Updates seemed to go well. Now when I start it goes to black screen, do see the logo first. Any way to recover or do I have to re-install?

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Oh man, looking like re-install. Jimbo where are you? Help!

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A week ago, a light darkened bar appeared at the bottom left of the screen. In the beginning it was only visible on white backgrounds. It is gradually getting worse. The black bar is now visible on any color that isn't dark. (AKA the entire internet) It's also flickering to a more or lesser degree most of the time. Has anyone encountered this before?   System Specs - X1 Yoga (2nd gen) OLED edition- Intel© Core? i7-7600U CPU @ 2.80GHz × 2- 16 GB Memory- Intel HD Graphics 620- OLED 2560 x 1440 Display

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I've got my new Travelmate yesterday, an X349-m-597M version, and i tried to install many distributions of linux (manjaro, ubuntu, kde neon, mint) from usb bootable stick (used tools: rufus, ImageWrite, unebootin, dd). After i step into the bootloader and pick an installation option, i got a black screen. No prompt, no response for any key and if i remove the usb stick, nothing happens. After few hours of pointless attempts, i decided to try windows. Created a stick with rufus, and worked immediately.My questions are: is there any hardware limitation for linux in this series? If no, what is the method to get any linux distro on this laptop. If there is a method for installation, but not working on my laptop, is the warranty valid?

A:Black screen after select Linux installation

Make sure you have the latest BIOS/UEFI. The links below are about people using Insyde H2o UEFI in default EFI mode with secure boot enabled.I'm not familiar with your computer model, but if you have the latest BIOS/UEFI and have insyde H20 UEFI, it should work if you read the procedure in links below.  Read my posts and eelcoherders posts. http://community.acer.com/t5/Linux/Ubuntu-on-E5-573G-71L9-black-screen-after-menu-on-Live-USB/m-p/40... http://community.acer.com/t5/E-and-M-Series-Laptops/Last-BIOS-update-for-E5-574G-574L/td-p/451748/pa...

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I am using the HP 17-g121wm Notebook. The screen will randomly shut off 2-5 minutes after booting up, sometimes sooner. The computer will still be running, but the screen itself will be black (the backlight seems to remain on, though). No matter what buttons I press, nothing makes the screen come back on, so I have to push the power button to shut the laptop  off and back on. This problem does not occur when I boot into Windows, but when I boot into Linux (I have tried Ubuntu and Arch linux), this problem persists.  I have tried starting grub with the kernel parameter "nomodeset", but when I do this I am unable to enter a graphical environment because the amdgpu driver depends on Kernal Mode Set (KMS) without nomodeset.I would prefer to use Linux on this laptop for programming and development, preferably Arch Linux. So any help would be greatly appreciated.

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My Thinkpad Yoga 15 has a problem, which may or may not be related to the BIOS update recently performed. When booting, the bootup screen only appears on an external monitor via the HDMI output. When performing the hardware tests in the BIOS, tests are done on the HDMI-connected display, the internal display does not seem to be recognized. I verified this using both Linux and Windows. It does not seem to be a hardware failure; I have been able to get the display on the internal LCD a few times, by powering down the laptop, holding the power button for about 20 seconds, then powering back on while pressing F1. The laptop will then function for a while, but loses its display after coming out of sleep. Needless to say, this is unworkable. Does anyone have any tips on how this could be fixed in a more permanent fashion or any indication to cause? BIOS does not allow me to turn off NVIDIA, or its opposite, to enable it exclusively. I also tried different drivers, from both Lenovo as well as NVIDIA and Intel, but to no avail. Any pointers appreciated.

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Hi,
My laptop is an old Samsung R540 with an AMD Radeon HD5470 GPU.
I followed this installation guide: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wqh9AQt3nho
Everything went fine until I restarted the laptop and noticed the screen didn't turn on. I was quite confused and worried so I quickly shut it down and tried to restart it again. It didn't work so I tried connecting it to an external Monitor and this time I got an image on the external monitor but it was strange because it seemed like it was skipping the Samsung BIOS entirely and goes to the GRUB screen. After selecting an option in the GRUB screen it starts loading Arch but then fails with lots of errors similar to "[drm:uvd_v1_0_start] *ERROR* UVD not responding trying to reset the vcpu"(please note I don't remember exactly the errors but it was very similar to this)
I assumed that maybe Arch has no built in drivers supporting that GPU and that's why it gives errors and doesn't turn on the laptop screen and since I don't know enough about this distro or linux in general I decided to install a different distro I am a little bit more familiar with and I know it worked 100% on that laptop in the past. This fixed the Samsung BIOS not showing at startup but didn't fix the screen issue.
I then went on and tried to install other different linux distros and windows 7 multiple times but the problem persists I can't get the laptop screen to turn on.
I tried using the function keys for switching displays and changing brightness levels... Read more

A:Black laptop screen after installing arch linux

IMO post a link to this post in the Linux section, that may bring more assistance.

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I have been working on getting Ubuntu Linux working on my new P1 Gen 2 20QT with the OLED display.  I had a few issues with the default linux-image-5.3.0-23-generic kernel. * Screen remained black after resuming from suspend* Brightness control doesn't actually affect brightness* HDMI doesn't detect external displays I've fixed the first two, can't test the HDMI right at the moment.  The linux-oem 4.15.0-1059 kernel addresses the first two issues but I haven't been able to get the wifi working on that one.  backports-iwlwifi-dkms won't load with `modprobe: ERROR: could not insert 'iwlwifi': Exec format error`.  Not sure why but I'd rather work forward than backward. I've filed issues: https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/linux/+bug/1854177https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/linux/+bug/1854413https://bugzilla.kernel.org/show_bug.cgi?id=205699 Moving in the direction we want...  Mainline 5.3.12 fixes the black screen after resuming (Ubuntu provides .deb for mainline kernels).  I am not aware of the brightness adjustment anywhere but the oem kernel so I ported that up to latest git (4.5.0+). UBUNTU: SAUCE: i915: intel_dp_aux_backlight: Fix max backlight calculationshttps://git.launchpad.net/~canonical-kernel/ubuntu/+source/linux-oem/+git/eoan/commit/?h=oem&id=ff39... UBUNTU: SAUCE: drm/i915: customize DPCD brightness control for specific panelhttps://git.launchpad.net/~canonical-k... Read more

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Please Help!
Installed Linux today on my XP PC. By using Microsofts virtual PC. At the end of the installation it could not recognise my graphics card on screen resolution. I tried the default it choose and then accidently set the resolution on 1 million colors. Now on launching I get a larger black screen with faint writing on it. I'm so new to Linux that I just don't know what to do. I need step by step instructions as this was suppose to be a learning experience for me....and it did not last long!
Red Hat Linux/x86 9 (Shrike) is what I have installed
Radeon x300 series is my Graphics card.

Please help me...otherwise my linux adventure will have lasted all but 1 day..
In return I will pray for a good life for you.

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A:Installed Linux: Black screen, faint writing and no response

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THANKS for the help guys...lol

Anyway just re-installed the whole thing again and this time it doing the same as does not like the graphics driver its using (a generic one).

How do re-configure it? Without re-installing the whole thing again
come on you Linux boys lets have some answers!

supercoolio
 

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Hi,i have Lenovo ThinkPad T470 (LENOVO 20HD0002MC) and recently has started a strange problem:While booting at first Lenovo logo shows up (where you can get to BIOS by Enter key) and right after screen goes black. When i power down laptop and boot again (sometime few times) intead of the black screen there is a prompt for Bios password, like it should have and booting continues to OS.Enter key for BIOS doesnt work while it slill get stuck on black screen just right before it loads the BIOS (after trying few times with power -off/on it gets to BIOS and i can boot normally)I have BIOS firmware updated to the latest version, so as well drivers for hardware.Im not aware of any change that could potentionally start this issue, maybe after updating bios to some newer version.Otherwise im using Windows 10 with latest updates, but i dont think this could cause the issue as its way before windows loading.Thanks for the help.

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Hi Issue: Thinkpad X1 Carbon 5th Gen black screen / 'screen off' on resume from sleep I know this issue has been posted about several times regarding the X1 series but .... none of those threads seem to have any kind of answer to this problem. This seems like quite a horrendous issue for a +£1500 to have !! Constantly 'hard rebooting' and losing all my open work is seriously seriously annoying. Please note: My drivers are 100% up to date based on Lenovo's own update software. I have all official Windows 10 updates issued to date (21 aug 17). These are the patterns I've noticed: - It doesn't always replicate the same behaviour: after resume from sleep sometimes it's 'black' and other times it's fine. I'd say 66% of the 'lid openings' it's OK but 33% of cases it's not.- I've found that if I shut the lid again and reopen (often 3 or more times and waiting 30+ seconds on each open then 30+ seconds on each close) then I can eventually 'force' it to turn the screen on.- If I 'manually' set the unit to sleep from the start menu rather than just closing the lid, I'm pretty certain that it *does not* exhibit this problem. I'll be 100% certain once I've tried this a few more times.-  I've removed all USB devices from the laptop one-by-one and waited for the problem to reoccur thus ruling out any single or combination of USB devices.- I have the 'lock screen' shown when it does successfully resume from sleep. - The screen 'blackness' looks t... Read more

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I have not been able to find any instructions on how to set up the yoga pen (4X80F22110) with my laptop (20C0S0UG00), and I don't know if this is because of compatibility problems or if I am not installing the right drivers. This pen is listed under the compatible accessories on the website, yet I don't seem to be able to discover it with bluetooth.   This is the second pen I've tried and I can't figure out how to set up either... The last one I tried was the Lenovo 4X80H34887 Active Capacitive Pen Pro as it was marketed as being supported for this laptop, though doesn't seem to connect either. Any help would be greatly appreciated. 

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Hi everyone,

So a while back I dropped my computer while cleaning it, and who knows, maybe I even shocked it with static. Ever since then, I get a black screen with a flashing underscore on the top left when I boot up the computer. This screen comes after the option to go to BIOS goes away, so I still have BIOS access. All my hardware is properly detected, and everything seems jolly good. Except it's not.

I have the Linux Live CD, so I thought I would go try that. It didn't work; I made sure that the first boot is the DVD drive, but no-go: after restarting the computer, the drive flashes a bit, then stops, then black screen.

BUT!!! Yesterday, I fiddled around with the connections of the hard drive, the dvd-rom, and the power supply (as in unplug-replug). Much to my surprise, the system booted up fine, with my Windows XP and all the right files. I promptly continue to work on the computer for another few hours, restarting several times with no problems. Then, on the fourth restart, same black screen, same underscore. I retried the unplug-replug, and nothing works.

So, dead motherboard? Any other ideas? Thanks in advance.
 

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I have a Thinkpad 600 which had Windows 98 SE on it, with a 6.4GB hard drive. I wanted to upgrade to XP, nad everything was going along fine. Then the computer stopped responding, so I re-started it. Now after the Thinkpad startup screen, all I get is a black screen with a white cursor(?) in the upper left hand corner. And I cannot go any further. Any ideas on what I can do. Thanks in advance.
 

A:Black Screen on Thinkpad 600

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I am currently typing this on a bluetooth keyboard attatched to my phone...  Thank God for the keyboard.   Anyway my laptop is obviously down.  It started off where it wouldn't turn on at all.  I simply got 3 lights on the thinkpad when plugging it in, and two lights when trying to get it to turn on.  Then after letting it sit for a while, it would turn on and boot up, only to shut off after 20 seconds or so...  Then it finally booted all the way up, and I was extremely happy...  I even journaled about how happy I was on my journal software on my computer, but after shutting it down all that happens is a solid thinkpad light when I turn it on, and the keyboard flashes like normal then...  no screen comes on.   I thought to myself, at least I have a backup tablet...  I guess I had it sitting in its case too long because it seems that the battery is gone on it and wont even turn on so I am left using my tablets keyboard with my phone to write to you fine people.  Like I said, I am very grateful for this keyboard making my situation much more bearable. Please help.  I am thinking all signs are pointing towards some sort of motherboard failure, but am hoping that there is a wizard in the forums that may be able to wave a magic wand.  I have already pushed the static discharge button around 101 times.

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Anyone else notice screen bleed in the top right hand corner when brightness is at full?

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Hi, I have a Lenovo ThinkPad Yoga laptop for which I need to replace the touchscreen LCD panel as I've damaged it. Unfortunately, I bought the laptop without any manufacturer warranty as it is an ex-demo piece. I contacted Lenovo Support in India who said that the part is not available in India at all. I was searching in internet and came across a particular model of Thinkpad X240 screen which may be a candidate as replacement screen for my Yoga laptop. Could anyone in this forum please guide me if part 04X3922 can be used to replace my LCD panel in the ThinkPad Yoga laptop?   Model No. - 20CDCTO1WWMy Laptop's Screen Type - Touchscreen Full HD, with Anti-glare, with Digitizer Many Thanks,Vinoth 

A:ThinkPad S1 Yoga - Help with screen replacement

Hi Vinoth,
 
Welcome to Lenovo Community!
 
As per your query we understood that you are for LCD screen for ThinkPad S1 Yoga.
 
As per our database the part number (04X3922) which you have provided is not compatible for ThinkPad S1 Yoga system. Below is the list of part number which will be compatible for your system.
 


04X6445-Touch HD w/o AG w/o Digitizer (18.8mm) Jtouch - Primary


04X6473-Touch HD w/o AG w/o Digitizer (18.8mm) Gunze - Secondary


04X6474-Touch FHD w/ AG w/ Digitizer (19.4mm) Jtouch - Secondary


04X6475-Touch FHD w/ AG w/ Digitizer (19.4mm) Gunze - Primary


04X6476-Touch FHD w/ AG w/o Digitizer (19.4mm) Jtouch -Secondary


04X6477-Touch FHD w/ AG w/o Digitizer (19.4mm) Gunze - Primary


04X6478-Touch FHD w/o AG w/o Digitizer (18.8mm) Jtouch-Secondary


04X6479 - Touch FHD w/o AG w/o Digitizer (18.8mm) Gunze - Primary


 
Hope this helps. 
 
Best regards,

Hemanth Kumar






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Hi, I just received my Yoga and it looks and feels great. However, there seems to be some sort of foil over the screen, that doesn't quite cover the screen edge to edge. It stops around maybe 0.5mm from the end of the glass panel. It also appears to give the display some sorty of milky grey collor when turned off. I was wondering if this is part of the digitizer, a protective or anti-glare foil, or something else entirely? I first thought it was the kind of screen protector you see on phones when you first buy them, but there's no latch to take it of, and it seems to be glued to the display rather well. Can anyone enlighten me?



Current ThinkPad: S1 YogaFormer ThinkPads: T21, X30, SL300, T60p

A:ThinkPad Yoga screen foil?

it is a layer of pre-applied screen protector. It's for anti-glare and protective purpose. It's possible to remove it but requires patience and effort as its strongly glued to the screen during production. From what I understood any fault related with the removal of the screen protector is not covered by the warranty. 

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I am currently typing this on a bluetooth keyboard attatched to my phone...  Thank God for the keyboard.   Anyway my laptop is obviously down.  It started off where it wouldn't turn on at all.  I simply got 3 lights on the thinkpad when plugging it in, and two lights when trying to get it to turn on.  Then after letting it sit for a while, it would turn on and boot up, only to shut off after 20 seconds or so...  Then it finally booted all the way up, and I was extremely happy...  I even journaled about how happy I was on my journal software on my computer, but after shutting it down all that happens is a solid thinkpad light when I turn it on, and the keyboard flashes like normal then...  no screen comes on.   I thought to myself, at least I have a backup tablet...  I guess I had it sitting in its case too long because it seems that the battery is gone on it and wont even turn on so I am left using my tablets keyboard with my phone to write to you fine people.  Like I said, I am very grateful for this keyboard making my situation much more bearable. Please help.  I am thinking all signs are pointing towards some sort of motherboard failure, but am hoping that there is a wizard in the forums that may be able to wave a magic wand.  I have already pushed the static discharge button around 101 times.

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