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Lenovo, please add LVFS compatibility for Thinkpad A485

Q: Lenovo, please add LVFS compatibility for Thinkpad A485

Can we please have confirmation that the A485 will be supported for BIOS updates via Linux Vendor Firmware Service (LVFS)?According to the website https://fwupd.org/lvfs/devicelist I can see that fairly new Thinkpads like the P52/P72 are already supported. I do not mind waiting (within reasonable time frame) for Lenovo to fix the BIOS issues but at least I would like to be able to update my system without relying on Windows. Can we please have an update on anything revolving this machine? Is LVFS support coming or not? Is a BIOS update planned fairly soon so that I can stick with Windows for a bit longer? Please shed some light on the situation. A simple yes is coming or no is not will suffice so that we can all move on... Thank you.

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Preferred Solution: Lenovo, please add LVFS compatibility for Thinkpad A485

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.

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A: Lenovo, please add LVFS compatibility for Thinkpad A485

Hi,

I can't answer your immediate question, but I'm posting to make sure you know there's a way to get there. Perhaps you're already aware but others may not be...

It still requires Windows, but that could be in a VM if you don't have a Win box handy. The Windows update exe includes a tool to make a bootable flash drive. Instructions in the readme.

https://download.lenovo.com/pccbbs/mobiles/r0wuj37w.exe

https://download.lenovo.com/pccbbs/mobiles/r0wuj37w.txt

I realize it's not ideal but at least it's possible.

Z.

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Hi guys, I'm requesting Lenovo to please add on lvfs (https://fwupd.org/lvfs/) firmwares for the docking station 40A2 The issue I'm having is https://support.lenovo.com/us/en/solutions/ht101460 this "User is experiencing intermittent video loss on external monitor" yes, with 2 different 40A2 currently running Fedora 29 on kernel 4.20 thanks

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I noticed and issue with the ThinkPad A485 (AMD Ryzen) and DisplayPort audio. If using either the Lenovo Pro dock or the Lenovo USB-C dock, I'm unable to get sound to come through my Acer B247Y 24" monitors using a DisplayPort to DisplayPort cable. The monitors have built-in speakers. It seems Windows 10 thinks it's sending the audio through to the monitors, but nothing comes out. Connecting the HDMI port on the side of the A485 to HDMI on the monitor will produce sound. Using a DisplayPort to female HDMI adapter from the back of either docking station and then connecting an HDMI cable to the adapter and then to HDMI on the monitor will also produce sound. There are no settings on the monitor that seem to do anything for it. I can select the Acer AMD High Definition Audio source in Sound Properties and the little equalizer meter moves when you right-click "Test sound", just no audio comes out using DisplayPort to DisplayPort. I'm not sure if this is an issue with USB-C and DP Alt-Mode which the A485 uses for either the Pro dock or USB-C dock. This does not seem to be an issue with an Intel-based machines using USB-C/Thunderbolt 3 or just Intel and DisplayPort audio. Other testing I've done.1. DisplayPort to DisplayPort does produce sound through the Acer monitor with the Pro dock and the Lenovo Thunderbolt 3 dock using a ThinkPad T480. DisplayPort to HDMI will also produce sound.2. DisplayPort to DisplayPort does produce sound through the Acer mo... Read more

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Hello,before I updated the firmware utility, my thinkpad A485 was recharging witht he 65 watt adapter attached to the docking station.However, now I need the 135 watt adapter attached to the docking station?Why is this happening?is there a way to uninstall the driver update? I cannot find anything related to dockign station in the contorl panel-->uninstall programs. Please help me, this is very frustrating. I am using the docking station for just one 1080p  display, it was able to work smoothly with the 65 watt adapter plugged to the docking station.My laptop was charged and the ports and the 1 1080p display was functional. Please help me, I do not want to use the 135 watt adapter as I need it for another lenovo dock.

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Hello,  I have recently bought this model, and would like to know if I can upgrade the SSD to a Samsung 970 EVO NVMe disk? I have tried to find a compatibility list, but im not sure if this even exists.  When I look at pictures of the machine inside, it looks like it is using an 2,5" disk, but when I google the hardware ID from device manager, it seems the current disk is an NVMe disk ? Hope someone can clarify this to me.Thanks in advance.













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A:Lenovo Thinkpad L480 - SSD Compatibility

Welcome to the CommunityL480 supports one 2.5" HDD OR one M.2 2280 SSD via special adapter (bracket) for 2.5" slot. It can also use small m.2 2242 PCIe NVMe SSD in wwan slot as the 2nd storage, mutually exclusive with wwan modem.Source:http://psref.lenovo.com/syspool/Sys/PDF/ThinkPad/ThinkPad%20L480/ThinkPad_L480_Platform_Specificatio...

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hi, i need to buy a new AC power adapter for my W550s. the available adapter in both lenovo site and amazon is with part number is : 0A36258 while the original part number is 45N0254both are 65W.  is it ok ? can i safely buy the ( 0A36258 ) ac power adapter for my thinkpad W550s ?  thanks,

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Hi, I've got a few clients with new Lenovo E-480s and USBC docking station that are having a lot of problems.  Wifi, monitor issues, general performance quality, etc.  After trying bios updates and new drivers I'm still having problems.  I thought to look at the power supplies and have a new question. Docking stations are dk1522.  Power brick for those are model ADLX45NDC2APower brick for laptop is model ADLX65YLC2AThe brick that comes with the laptop is a 65 watt brick.   20v at 3.25aThe brick that comes with the docking station is a 45 watt brick 20v at 2.25a I suspect insufficient wattage is my problem.  Can someone confirm compatibility?  Thank you

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HI, Im looking for getting a lenovo thinkpad A485 in this shopping season, but have been noticing iposts on ssues with the bios and cpu throttling hindering the performance of the laptop. Im not a power user by all means for now, just looking for replacement laptop with much better battery life, but would like to be assure that these issues will see a decent fix for it. 1. So far has the situation improved in any significant way?2. Is there any other way to get around the issue?3. Any other common problems i should be aware of? Thanks.

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Hi, It seems that this latest BIOS version (1.02) is causing a few different performance issues for the ThinkPad A485. Once obtaining my A485 I ran some synthetic benchmarks to judge CPU performance. After updating to the latest BIOS, I have noticed a decrease in performance on the order of about 10%. It seems that this BIOS update has allowed the CPU to exhibit more stable performance and CPU throttling behavior under constant load, e.g. as seen in the updates to this article: https://www.notebookcheck.net/Lenovo-ThinkPad-A485-Ryzen-5-Pro-Laptop-Review.334528.0.html but at the cost of some overall performance. Adding to this, after having owned a ThinkPad A485 with a Ryzen 5 2500u and one with a Ryzen 7 2700u, it seems as though Lenovo's power management is aggressively holding back the Vega 10 GPU in the Ryzen 7 2700u, as opposed to the Vega 8 GPU in the Ryzen 5 2500u. Previously, in CineBench R15 (https://www.maxon.net/en/products/cinebench/) benchmarks, my A485 with the 2500u would achieve ~37fps during testing, while hardware monitoring software would show that the GPU was achieving a clock speed of about 800mhz. With my new A485 that has the Vega 10 GPU, it is impossible to achieve more than ~25fps under the same test and testing conditions and the hardware monitoring software shows that the GPU can not reach a clock speed higher than what I believe to be the near-base clock of 400mhz. With both laptops, this testing was performed with the Windows po... Read more

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System is occassionally very slow in responding to clicks.  Program selected from start menu takes upto a minute to launch.  Other examples are Moving emails within thunderbird, launching acrobat when an attachment is clicked.Not sure whats holidng the system as its brand new and is not short or resources 

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I just updated the Bios on my machine hoping for the performance to start going further to becoming at least on par with the E485/E585, but to my horror, it now throttles even worse! What used to be a stable 2.5Ghz on the CPU during a Cinebench run on high performance mode, resulting in an underwhelming but acceptable 530-560cb is now 2.0Ghz! This barely puts it in the 450-480cb range, which is almost as bad as quiet mode on the previous bios. This is completely unacceptable. If the E485/E585 can get 600cb consistently, so can the A485. The cooling isn't the problem, just stop limitting the laptop and let it get a little louder/hotter so we can get the performance we have been advertised! 70 degrees is _not_ a suitable temp limit in high performance mode.Please try and fix this. This could be the best Ryzen laptop around, but right now, you're just a fool for buying this over the E485. Here's a look at my findings https://imgur.com/a/qXJS2Bs

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Linux may be unsupported, so I just want to hear from other users: Are you able to use the Bluetooth on the Realtek R8822be in this Laptop under Linux? If so, under what kernel?

A:Thinkpad A485 - Bluetooth not turning on (Linux)

It is working for Antergos 4.18.* Kernel. Did you turn it on with FN+F10?

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System is occassionally very slow in responding to clicks.  Program selected from start menu takes upto a minute to launch.  Other examples are Moving emails within thunderbird, launching acrobat when an attachment is clicked.Not sure whats holidng the system as its brand new and is not short or resources 

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Hi, The ThinkPad A485 currently suffers from the same issue as the E485, where if typing on the keyboard quickly, jumbles up the letters. This appears to be a firmware bug as I have tested in in Windows and Linux, and yet it persists. https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/ThinkPad-11e-Windows-13-E-and/E485-strangely-unresponsive-keyboard/td-p... Could I please also have confirmation that the A485 will be supported for BIOS updates via LVFS (fwupd.org)? If you need any more information please ping me. Cheers

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Hi, Does anyone have a definitive answer whether Thinkpad A485 support dual [email protected] using any kind of configurations? I know the HDMI supports a single 4k, would the second monitor work if I plug it into a USB-C to DP cable? Thanks!

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I'm loving my new A485 but I have 2 issues that I'm unanble to solve. First:Silent/Perfomance toggle is only showing up sometimes? There is this little speedometer in the taskbar that is either bleu or orange depending on your silent or performance setting. But often this toggle is missing from my taskbar after a sleep / hibernation or full restart. I tried almost everything to figure out what could trigger this issue but I haven't really figured out what it could be... All software is up to date and I'm running Win 10 1809   Second:Installing a second SSD in the wwan port (m.2 2242)Is this even possible? I inserted a new M.2 2242 SATA SSD with 512GB but it does not show up anywhere in the Disk manager or in MS dos (diskpart).  A little help would be welcome for this new Thinkpad user      





Woodworker with an affection for pixels.

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Who can confirm that the key combination Windows+Shift+RightArrow does not send any keypress event to the operation system?

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I have an A485 with the ultra docking station using ubuntu 18.04 and 18.10. Whenever I undock the laptop, the USB ports stop working completely. Docking or undocking does not help afterwords. Removing the USB and reattaching does not work. Adding a USB after the undock does not work. It's like the USB ports don't even exist. The only thing that makes the USB ports work again is restarting. I have upgraded the dock firmware, BIOS firmware and upgraded the kernel to the latest version to no avail. Anyone have this issue or know of any fix? Thanks!

A:A485 and Thinkpad Ultra Docking station USB issue

 Whenever I undock the laptop, the USB ports stop working completely. Docking or undocking does not help afterwords. Removing the USB and reattaching does not work. Adding a USB after the undock does not work. It's like the USB ports don't even exist. The only thing that makes the USB ports work again is restarting. I have upgraded the dock firmware, BIOS firmware and upgraded the kernel to the latest version to no avail. Anyone have this issue or know of any fix? Thanks!

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Brand A485 laptop does not detect brand new Toshiba RC100 (2242) in wwan slot. And from what I have read in psref it should be supported.

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Hi, I am pretty new to this forum so I'm not sure whether I'm correct here, I just hope it is.My device is a Thinkpad A485 with the Ryzen Pro 2500U.I am using Linux (Debian to be precise) on this machine btw, to defuse some confusion that could come up, using the mainline kernel 5.1.0-rc2+ (master from torvalds master branch), but these issues are also occuring on the kernel supplied by Debian which is 4.19.0-4-amd64. The issue in detail I am experiencing is:When I cold boot the laptop without a USB device attached, the USB ports won't give any power until the power supply is plugged into one of the USB-C Ports. When I connect a USB device to one of the USB ports, it doesn't do anything, until I plug in the power supply, but when removing the power supply again, the device remains powered. This is not happening, when the USB device is plugged in while the device is turned off or while it is in the bootup process. Also ethernet seems to be affected by this as the same issue is occuring with the ethernet port on the right side.Is this a know issue? I did not test this on Windows 10 though.I doubt that this is a hardware issue as the devices keep getting powered when the power supply is removed until I plug them out.I wonder whether other people also have this problem.

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I am testing the new models of Thinkpad A485 units Model Type 20MV S00U00.OS installs just fine.I have the drivers for enterprise that were downloaded from the lenovo site, they installed just fine.I have a script that as part of the setup it installs around 38 wireless profiles and its the same script that we use in all our models.On this model is causing a BSOD pointing to the "rtwlane.sys" file.  after some research I have downloaded the latest driver from Realtek.  This did not help.I added a pause command on the script so that the script pauses after each individual profile is installed to see if its one particular profile causing the issue.Each time that I run the script, the BSOD happens at a different profile. 

A:Thinkpad A485 - BSOD - rtwlane.sys when adding multiple wireless profiles

A blue screen error (also called a stop error) can occur if a problem causes your PC to shut down or restart unexpectedly. When you experience this type of error, you won?t be able to see things like the Start menu or the taskbar on the screen when your PC is turned on. Instead you might see a blue screen with a message that your PC ran into a problem and needs to restart.

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My client has recently bought four A485s instead of their normal E480 laptops to give AMD another go. I'm really starting to regret it as all four seem to be suffering from Wi-Fi drop outs. I work remotely from client so what I normally do is carry out the intial Windows configuration onsite and then install SimpleHelp remote support - I then carry out the rest of the configuration remotely using SimpleHelp. It works well and once I establish a remote sesssion, it rarely (like never) drops. I've currently got two E480s and two A485 left on a desk at the office on the same Wi-Fi. I've been going through a very similar configuration process with all four - add to Azure AD, install Office 2016, set-up printers etc. The E480's are responding perfectly (no drops) but the A485's keep stopping responding to the remote support session and occasionally SimpleHelp reports the connection has dropped - it then re-connects a few seconds later and reports "N drops". So far the E480s have not dropped at all (I've been connected about an hour) but the A485's have racked up about 15 drops between themselves. They don't do this all the time. You can got for 10/15 minutes when they respond perfectly. My client's internet connection is excellent - 1Gbps backbone with AC Wi-Fi so we're getting >100Mbps both ways, often >200Mbps. I've checked the system event log and there are some e... Read more

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Hello, I have recently acquired my very first Thinkpad, an A485 and although I am pretty happy with build quality I am very disappointed with the firmware related issues regarding performance as well as Lenovo's surprising ignorance towards the multiple open issues posted in this very forum. I thought that this a support forum where people post their issues in order to get some answers from Lenovo support employees. I do not like complaining and I know that replying might take some time but why cant we get a simple, "we are investing the issue please stay tuned for further updates". The silence involving any post that has to do with the A485 really worries me and considering that some posts provide hard evidence of the issues in question, I was expecting a much speedier response from support staff. Please allow me to elaborate, https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/Linux-Discussion/A485-keyboard-and-firmware-issues/m-p/4218324A485 keyboard and firmware issues related topic posted on 2018/09/25 - still no official answer from any support staff https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/Linux-Discussion/Thinkpad-A485-Bluetooth-not-turning-on-Linux/td-p/4219...Bluetooth firmware issues related topic posted on 2018/09/26 - still no official answer from any support staff https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/ThinkPad-T400-T500-and-newer-T/ThinkPad-A485-BIOS-1-02-issues/m-p/42293...ThinkPad A485 - BIOS 1.02 issues related topic posted on 2018/10/05 - still no official ... Read more

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I am considering to add a dock station to my Thinkpad P50.I have seen that Lenovo is starting to sell a new shiny ThinkPad Thunderbolt 3 Dock (40AC0135UK).It doesn't seem to be available in the Uk Lenovo Shop but I have a found a distributor who's selling the product.Is the ThinkPad Thunderbolt 3 Dock compatible with Thinkpad P50 ? 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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Hello, We have a problem with 2 laptops (ThinkPad X270) that "freeze" on the LENOVO logo when using Lenovo Ultra Dock with monitor Dell UZ2715H.Display Dell is plugged by Display port ports and one USB 3.0 (9 pin - used for display integrated webcam) connected to ThinkPad dock.When notebook turned ON with connected USB 3.0, computer freeze on LENOVO logo (To interrupt normal startup, press Enter) and work only when USB 3.0 disconected, or turned OFF and again Turned ON. Firmware on Dock is 2.33.000 Any suggestion? 

A:Lenovo ThinkPad Ultra (Pro) Dock + ThinkPad X270 (20K6) + Dell UZ2715H

I am just going to guess that computer is trying to boot via USB, so you might try changing the boot order in the BIOS so that Windows Boot Manager or the HD is first.  

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When I dock the computer and press the power button on the dock it doesn't recognize my monitor as the main screen. I have to hit a key (Windows 10) and put in my password hoping that it's doing that and then the screen comes up. If I reboot after that ... THEN.... it recognizes my screen as the main monitor. How do I fix this? The only time this happens is when I use it off the dock and then put it back on. If it stays on the dock all the time it does just fine. Any fixes for this? Thanks...

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Hallo! Verkacktes Windows 10 Creators Update, seit der Installation des Creators Updates auf meiner Thinkpad P70 Workstation hakt, ruckelt und hat meine Thinkpad Bluetooth Laser Mouse Aussetzer. Sämtliche neuen Treiber von Lenovo und auch Treiber die Windows Update gezogen hat, bzw. Treiber direkt von der Intel Homepage für das Intel 8260 Bluetooth bringen keine Lösung. Ein Auswechseln der Batterien hilft auch nichts. Also vermute ich, dass einfach eine frühere Treiberversion des Bluetooths für das Thinkpad P70 die Probleme des Ruckeln am Thinkpad P70 lösen. Wo bekomme ich die Lenovo Treiber für das Bluetooth am P70 für Win 10 64 bit her?Auf der Lenovo Treiberseite sind nur mehr die aktuellen verfügbar. Bitte um Hilfe.

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Apologies if something similar has been posted, I just can't find the answer. We have a 5th Generation Thinkpad X1 Carbon connected to a Thinkpad Thunderbolt 3 dock. At the moment the display is mirrored using a VGA cable to connect to the dock. What we would like instead is to connect the dock to 2 external monitors with separate content on each monitor and the laptop display blank. I just can't figure out if this is possible, what might be needed, and how! Any help greatly appreciated.

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Hi folks, I have a Thinkpad Yoga 12 and the stylus works fine. However, I'm interested in getting an active pen. I see on the Lenovo compatibility list that the ThinkPad Pen Pro will work with the Yoga 12. What I can't find out is if the Thinkpad Pen Pro 2 or 3 will work, also? If I have the choice, I might buy a newer model. Thanks, Jeff

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I ordered a P50 and plan to install a separately ordered M2 SSD but am confused by the variety of options here. There are multiple types of M2 connectors and sizes out in the market and unfortunately I could not find  exacts specs on the M2 in the P50/P70. What do the 2 bays offer? I was planning an m2 850 EVO (N5E500BW 2280 size which comes with B&M key connector). Will this work? According to cruical the MX200 which has the same size and connector is compatible. On the other hand I have seen reports by people putting in the samsung 950 pro which comes with an M-Key connector. Does the socket support both?  Sources: M2 connectors: https://www.pugetsystems.com/labs/articles/Overview-of-M-2-SSDs-586/#Physicalsizeandconnectors850 EVO: http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00TGIW1XGcruical mx200 compatibility: http://www.crucial.com/usa/en/thinkpad-p50/CT7977066Installing a Pro 950 in a P50: http://mikefrobbins.com/2016/03/10/upgrade-to-ssd-hard-drives-in-a-lenovo-thinkpad-p50/










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A:Thinkpad P50/P70 M2 SSD compatibility

M.2 drives come in several flavors:
- NVMe (PCIe)
- AHCI (PCIe)
- SATA
 
The M.2 850 EVO drive you're referencing is a SATA M.2 drive.  This should be supported in either of the M.2 slots on P50.
 
Each of those slots is capable of supporting M.2 PCIe drives (NVMe or AHCI) as well.  Note that AHCI drives should be supported natively by win7/8.1/10, but NVMe drives will require a driver to work with win7 (support for NVMe is native to win8.1 and win10).
 
You'll need one of the M.2 trays for each M.2 drive (regardless of type) you intend to install in the P50.  Note that typically M.2 drives will install with the components facing down in the carrier.  There should also be a thermal pad on the bottom of the carrier.
 
There is an easy way to distinguish whether a M.2 drive is SATA or PCIe based.  SATA M.2 drives have two notches in the edge connector, while PCIe drives only have one.  
 
Here's a pic that should help:
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Hi..I ordered a new ThinkPad USB-C Dock. I have a lenovo thinkpad x1 carbon 1st generation and didnt realize that the interface cable between the dock and the laptop is USB-C. Is there a way( converter?) i can use the USB-C dock with my X1 carbon first generation? The X1 carbon has a slimport power adapter where as the cable from the dock to the laptop is USB-C. Appreciate your help. Thanks!  

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I just tried to upgrade the memory in my Thinkpad A31 (2652 XXL) with a 512Mb chip which was supposed to be compatible (FRU 10K0032). The computer didn't like it. I had downloaded the installation instructions from IBM which said to only use PC133 SODIMM. The 512 is a PC2100. I pulled the 256Mb chip that came with the computer, but it didn't say whether it was PC133 or 2100. I wrote down the numbers from it and did a search, which came up with the same make and number, but it said it was a PC2100 too. According to the compatibility chart at the Lenovo website, A31's are supposed to be compatible with PC2100, and A30's are compatible with PC133. The instructions I downloaded are for both A30 and A31, but they make no distinction regarding the PC133 only warning. Anybody know what's up with this? Should I buy a PC133 chip?
IBM Thinkpad A31
XP Pro
1.6Ghz
 

A:Solved: Thinkpad RAM compatibility

Only one type will fit. The slot is in a different location
 

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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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Questions:Is the Wacom pro pen 2 compatible with New Thinkpad yoga x1 3rd gen (2018) .?Are parralax and jitter better?What about pen angle and pen rotation management?(Obviously compared with the new 2018 Lenovo/Thinkpad pens? A video would make sense ? )Are all the other AES wacom pens compatible?Thanks in advance.Olivier

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Hello.  About 2 weeks ago I purchased Thinkpad S1 Yoga (20C, 8GB model). It is a great little machine and I'm getting used to the stylus. But it is quite small and light for my hands and it gets tiring after about 30 minutes. What are compatible pens with it? I would like an eraser too so I don't have to hold the side button. But the only compatible one I have found on this forum is the Wacom UP710E, but that is 10 year old thing and it is not on Ebay either. Thank you.

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Anyone using the Samsung 970 EVO 1 TB SSD in the Thinkpad X1E? Any issues such as fit, overheating, software glitches etc? Appreciate your input, thank you!

A:Thinkpad X1E - Samsung 970 EVO 1TB compatibility

i'm running 2x 970 pro 512gb on my X1e, no issue so far and rock solid performance, be sure to download the samsung nvme drivers to maximise the performance further.

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Hello all!After a lot of unsatisfactory research, I'd like to ask, which type of Touchpen / Stylus will be compatible with the X1 Yoga of 2018 (3rd gen). Would I need an active pen or a digitizer pen? Can anyone recommend one? The included pen is fine, but I'd like to have one that is easier to hold, meaning bigger and softer. Something like the Wacom Grip Pen. Thank you in advance for your replies adn tips!zabbn

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Hello, My x270 (20K6) has a broken motherboard.  I have found one on ebay (20HM). My 20K6 has the Sierra EM7455 Card which works great.  Does anyone know if the 20HM is also compatible (whitelist, etc) with this card? Having a very difficult time answering this question using the lenovo websites.  It looks like they are recommending the Fibocom L831-EAU.  Thanks for any light anyone can shed - appreciated.

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Does anyone know if the thinkpad p71 is compatible with the 40A90090XX dock
usb type-c
Thanks in advance

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I'm struggling to identify whether my T450s is compatible with Samsung's 970 PRO SSD.  I am looking to upgrade my hard drive yet I am unsure whether or not this item is compatible with my device. Does anyone know whether this SSD is compatible with the T450s? Thanks in advance.  

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When I replaced the display, the frame cracked. I bought a new one, but it does not fit, lcd is in a different location than the hole in the frame. I bought 60.4LH06.001, I thought there was no difference in the frames. The original part number is 60.4LH07.003  FRU:04X4857. It is currently only available with a number 60.4LH07.001 it will fit ? Thanks

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